The English Woman's Journal, Том 1

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English Woman's Journal Company, 1858

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Страница 345 - And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain.
Страница 207 - A long pull, and a strong pull, and a pull all together ! [Cries, and drops his face on arm, upon table.
Страница 279 - I have often thought there has not been sufficient pains taken in finding out proper employments and diversions for the fair ones. Their amusements seem contrived for them, rather as they are women, than as they are reasonable creatures ; and are more adapted to the sex than to the species.
Страница 63 - Paradise ! How given for nought her priceless gift, How spoiled the bread and spill'd the wine, Which, spent with due respective thrift, Had made brutes men, and men divine I * * Coventry Patmore.
Страница 187 - ... if satisfied of the fact of such desertion, and that the same was without reasonable cause, and that the wife is maintaining herself by her own industry or property, may make and give to the wife an order protecting her earnings and property acquired since the commencement of such desertion, from her husband and all creditors and persons claiming under him, and such earnings and ^property shall belong to the wife as if she were a feme sole.
Страница 287 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths : but I say unto you, Swear not at all : neither by heaven ; for it is God's throne : nor by the earth ; for it is his footstool...
Страница 184 - Then speaking thus, He led me far above : And there, beneath a canopy of love, Crosses of divers shape and size were seen, Larger and smaller than my own had been. And one there was most beauteous to behold — A little one, with jewels set in gold : Ah ! this, methought, I can with comfort wear, For it will be an easy one to bear.
Страница 342 - GOD gave a gift to Earth : — a child, Weak, innocent, and undefiled, Opened its ignorant eyes and smiled. It lay so helpless, so forlorn, Earth took it coldly and in scorn, Cursing the day when it was born. She gave it first a tarnished name, For heritage, a tainted fame, Then cradled it in want and shame. All influence of Good or Right, All ray of God's most holy light, She curtained closely from its sight.
Страница 185 - With forward footsteps, turning not aside, For fear some hidden evil might betide. And there, in the prepared appointed way, Listening to hear, and ready to obey, A cross I quickly found, of plainest form, With only words of love inscribed thereon. With...
Страница 63 - There is no man so full of pride, And none so intimate with shame, And none to manhood so denied, As not to mend if women blame.