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Էջ 88 - She looketh well to the ways of her household, And eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed ; Her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Էջ 88 - ... she layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff : she stretcheth out her hand to the poor, yea she reacheth forth her hands to the needy : she is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with scarlet : she maketh herself covering of tapestry, her clothing is silk and purple.
Էջ 88 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household : for all her household are clothed with scarlet. She maketh herself coverings of tapestry : her clothing is silk and purple. Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land.
Էջ 88 - She is not afraid of the snow for her household ; for all her household are clothed with scarlet She maketh herself coverings of tapestry : her clothing is silk and purple.
Էջ 284 - He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.
Էջ 222 - In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety ; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array ; 10 But, which becometh women professing godliness, with good works.
Էջ 357 - Wisdom inflicts the chastisement, as well as bestows the enjoyments of human life ; that superintending goodness will one day enlighten the darkness which surrounds our nature, and hangs over our prospects ; that this dreary and wretched life is not the whole of man ; that an animal so sagacious and provident, and capable of such proficiency in science and virtue is not like the beasts that perish ; that there is a dwelling-place prepared for the spirits of the just, and that the ways of God will...
Էջ 356 - I could recall those moments,) she had no sullenness or acrimony. Her feelings were warm and impetuous, but she was placable, tender and constant. " Such was she whom I have lost ; and I have lost her when her excellent natural sense was rapidly improving, after eight years...
Էջ 356 - I have lost her when her excellent natural sense was rapidly improving, after eight years of struggle and distress had bound us fast together, and moulded our tempers to each other — when a knowledge of her worth had refined my youthful love into friendship, before age had deprived it of much of its original ardor — I lost her, alas ! (the choice of my youth and the partner of my misfortunes) at a moment when I had the prospect of her sharing my better days.