Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Elizabeth Carter,: With a New Edition of Her Poems, Some of which Have Never Appeared Before; to which are Added, Some Miscellaneous Essays in Prose, Together with Her Notes on the Bible, ...

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F.C. and J. Rivington, 1807 - 643 páginas
 

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Página 587 - I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his importunity he will rise and give him as many as he needeth.
Página 594 - Then took they up stones to cast at him: but Jesus hid himself, and went out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and so passed by.
Página 586 - For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father's, and of the holy angels. 27 But I tell you of a truth, there be some standing here, which shall not taste of death, till they see the kingdom of God.
Página 446 - For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.
Página 451 - She was dressed in black, her skin was contracted into a thousand wrinkles, her eyes deep sunk in her head, and her complexion pale and livid as the countenance of death. Her looks were filled with terror and unrelenting severity, and her hands armed with whips and scorpions.
Página 397 - Blest source of purer joys ; In ev'ry form of beauty bright, That captivates the mental sight With pleasure and surprise; To thy unspotted shrine I bow, Assist thy modest suppliant's vow, That breathes no wild desires : But, taught by thy unerring rules To shun the fruitless wish of fools, To nobler views aspires.
Página 456 - Return then, with me, from continual misery, to moderate enjoyment, and grateful alacrity. Return from the contracted views of solitude, to the proper duties of a relative and dependent being.
Página 454 - ... of a stricter self-government. Whoever has been guilty of voluntary excesses must patiently submit both to the painful workings of nature, and needful severities of medicine, in order to his cure. Still he is entitled to a moderate share of whatever alleviating accommodations this fair mansion of his merciful Parent affords, consistent with his recovery.
Página 85 - Yes, I am proud; I must be proud to see Men not afraid of God afraid of me: Safe from the Bar, the Pulpit, and the Throne, Yet touched and shamed by ridicule alone.
Página 514 - We were sufficiently instructed by experience, what the holy Psalmist means by the dew of Hermon, our tents being as wet with it, as if it had rained all night.

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