The Life of Hannah More: With Notices of Her Sisters, Volumen1

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T. Cadell, 1838 - 399 páginas
 

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Página 286 - For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.
Página 371 - THREE Poets, in three distant ages born, Greece, Italy, and England did adorn. The first in loftiness of thought surpassed; The next in majesty •, In both the last. The force of Nature could no further go ; To make a third, she joined the former two.
Página 156 - Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee : hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. For, behold, the Lord cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity : the earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain.
Página 376 - Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel's, but he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.
Página 386 - A wit's a feather, and a chief's a rod; An honest man's the noblest work of God.
Página 245 - Press of heaven is unceasingly at work — night and day; the only free power all over the world — 'tis indeed like the air we breathe — if we have it not, we die.
Página 398 - But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.
Página 198 - I hate when vice can bolt her arguments, And virtue has no tongue to check her pride. Impostor ! do not charge most innocent nature As if she would her children should be riotous With her abundance ; she, good...
Página 223 - The steadfast empyrean shook throughout, All but the throne itself of God. Full soon Among them he arrived ; in his right hand Grasping ten thousand thunders, which he sent Before him, such as in their souls infixed Plagues : they, astonished, all resistance lost, All courage ; down their idle weapons dropt: O'er shields, and helms, and helmed heads he rode Of thrones and mighty seraphim prostrate, That wished the mountains now might be again Thrown on them, as a shelter from his ire.
Página 243 - The profession of ladies, to which the bent of their instruction should be turned, is that of daughters, wives, mothers, and mistresses of families.

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