Coelebs in Search of a Wife: Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals

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I. Riley, 1810

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Página 100 - Her pure and eloquent blood Spoke in her cheeks, and so distinctly wrought, That one might almost say her body thought.
Página 9 - Unpraised ; for nothing lovelier can be found In woman, than to study household good, And good works in her husband to promote.
Página 12 - Yet went she not, as not with such discourse Delighted, or not capable her ear Of what was high...
Página 55 - Look then abroad through Nature, to the range Of planets, suns, and adamantine spheres, Wheeling unshaken through the void immense ; And speak, O man ! does this capacious scene With half that kindling majesty dilate Thy strong conception, as when Brutus rose Refulgent from the stroke of...
Página 146 - BLESSED is he that considereth the poor and needy : the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.
Página 106 - To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgiveness, though we have rebelled against him...
Página 15 - I call education, not that which smothers a woman with accomplishments, but that which tends to consolidate a firm and regular system of character ; that which tends to form a friend, a companion, and a wife.
Página 131 - I knew them both ; and to know was to revere them. In them let our young ladies contemplate profound and various learning, chastened by true Christian humility. In them let them venerate acquirements which would have been distinguished in a university, meekly softened and beautifully shaded by the gentle exertion of every domestic virtue, the unaffected exercise of every feminine employment.
Página 177 - Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils : for wherein is he to be accounted of?
Página 54 - Mind, mind alone, (bear witness earth and heaven !) The living fountains in itself contains Of beauteous and sublime...

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