The Ladies Calling: In Two Parts. By the Author of The Whole Duty of Man, &c

printed at the Theater, 1727 - 262 páginas

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Página 229 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Página 68 - The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water; therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
Página 221 - Ihe can. And indeed a Widow can no way better provide for her own Honour, than by this tendernefs of her Husband's.
Página 160 - ... innocently, they can fcarce fall upon any more hazardous. Indeed, 'tis very difficult to imagine, what vaft mifchief is done to the World, by the falfe notions and images of things; particularly of Love and Honour, thofe nobleft concerns of human life, reprefented in their Mirrours. But when we confider upon what principles the Duellifts and Hectors of the Age defend their Out-rages, and how great a Devotion is paid to Luft, inftead of virtuous Love, we cannot be to feek for that Gofpel, which...
Página 165 - Brutes to deftitute their young ones, 'till they attain to the perfection of their kind, has put children under the guidance and protection of their Parents, 'till by the maturing of their judgments they are qualify'd to be their own Conductors. Now this Obedience (as that which is due to all other Superiors) is to extend it felf to all things that are either good or indifferent, and has no claufe of exception, but only where the command is unlawful.
Página 194 - Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, And warmeth them in the dust, And forgetteth that the foot may crush them, Or that the wild beast may break them. She is hardened against her young ones, As though they were not hers; Her labour is in vain without fear; Because God hath deprived her of wisdom, Neither hath he imparted to her understanding. What time she lifteth up herself on high, She scorneth the horse and his rider.
Página 219 - Cant. 8. 6. and therefore when it is pure and genuine, cannot be extinguifh'd by it, but burns like the Funeral Lamps of old even in Vaults and Charnel-houfes. The Conjugal love tranfplanted into the grave, (as into a finer mould) improves into Piety, and lays a kind of facred Obligation upon the Widow, to perform all Offices of RefpecT: and Kindnefs which his Remains are capable of.
Página 42 - tis otherwife, where a Woman has no guide but her Will, and her Will is nothing but her humour : the event is fure to be fatal to her felf, arid often to others alfo. 12. AND the hazard of this renders that other reftraint of the Will, I mean that of obedience to Superiours, a very happy impofition; tho...
Página 225 - ... he may at laft anfwer the more rational defire of her heart. * 8. As to the other part of her Obligation, the managing of their Fortune , there is the fame rule for her as for all other perfonsthat have a Truft , viz.
Página 159 - ... lofes time, that has not yet fubdu'd one heart : and then her bufinefs will be to fpread her nets, lay her toils to catch fome body who will more fatally enfnare her.

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