The English Woman's Journal, Band 3

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Seite 137 - And I say unto you, Whosoever shall put away his wife, except it be for fornication, and shall marry another, committeth adultery : and whoso marrieth her which is put away doth commit adultery.
Seite 235 - Fear no more the frown o' the great, Thou art past the tyrant's stroke; Care no more to clothe, and eat; To thee the reed is as the oak: The sceptre, learning, physic, must All follow this, and come to dust.
Seite 398 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of time; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.
Seite 378 - What so terrible as war ? I will tell you what is ten times, and ten thousand times, more terrible than war, and that is —outraged Nature.
Seite 376 - the visitation of God.' I do not like to trench upon those matters, but when I read in my book and in your book that ' it is not the will of our Father in Heaven that one of these little ones should perish...
Seite 309 - She left no stamp of herself on paper ; but in other ways, doubt it not, the virtue of her working in this world will survive all paper. For the working of the good and brave, seen or unseen, endures literally for ever, and cannot die. Is a thing nothing because the Morning Papers have not mentioned it ? Or can a nothing be made something, by never so much babbling of it there? Far better, probably, that no Morning or Evening Paper mentioned it; that the right hand knew not what the left was doing!
Seite 377 - O! it is a distressing thing to see children die. God gives the most beautiful and precious thing that earth can have, and we just take it and cast it away; we toss our pearls upon the dunghill and leave them. A dying child is to me one of the most dreadful sights in the world. A dying man, a man dying on the field of battle— that is a small sight; he has taken his chance; he is doing his duty; he has had his excitement; he has had his glory, if that will...
Seite 9 - A blade which is designed both to shave and to carve will certainly not shave so well as a razor, or carve so well as a carving-knife. An academy of painting, which should also be a bank, would in all probability exhibit very bad pictures and discount very bad bills. A gas company, which should also be an infant school society, would, we apprehend, light the streets ill, and teach the children ill.
Seite 74 - inquiring into the present state of large towns and populous districts in England and Wales, with reference to the causes of disease among the inhabitants, and into the best means of promoting and securing the public health, under the operation of the laws and regulations now in force...
Seite 159 - Germans, provoked my desire almost to an unmanageable passion, that it should be read and liked by the English; and as their Reviews at least proved so finely their feeling-out of the primitive element of this love, and how unimpaired, undisturbed, and how much plainer than to my countrymen appeared to them that paternal relation of Goethe's delicious hearty affection to the child, from whose ecstacy he explored a sweet nurture for his immortality...

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