The Ladies Library: ... Written by a Lady. Published by Sir Richard Steele, Volume 1
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The Ladies Library: ... Written by a Lady. Published by Sir ..., Volume 1
Affichage du livre entier - 1772
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Page 45 - Whose adorning, let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel ; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
Page 14 - Sodom and her daughters1," and indeed is the burial of a living man, an idle person being so useless to any purposes of God and man, that he is like one that is dead, unconcerned in the changes and necessities of the world ; and he only lives to spend his time, and eat the fruits of the earth : like a vermin or a wolf...
Page 13 - For we must remember that we have a great work to do, many enemies to conquer, many evils to prevent, much danger to run through, many difficulties to be mastered, many necessities to serve, and much good to do...
Page 90 - ... For at the window of my house I looked through my casement, and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding, passing through the street near her corner ; and he went the way to her house, in the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night: and, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart.
Page 48 - Lay not up for yourfelves treafures upon earth, where moth and ruft doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and fteal...
Page 327 - ... made less heavy to them by the contemplation of their being laid out in state and honourably attended to the grave.
Page 80 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Page 272 - no one, who believes the Scriptures can doubt this." " And is not this," he said, " the very doctrine of the first part of the Creed ; ' that the Father is GOD, the Son is GOD, and the Holy Ghost is GOD; and yet they are not three GODS, but one GOD?
Page 258 - Admonish a friend, it may be he hath not done it : and if he have done it, that he do it no more. Admonish thy friend, it may be he hath not said it : and if he have, that he speak it not again. Admonish a friend: for many times it is a slander, and believe not every tale.