The Education of American Girls: Considered in a Series of Essays

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Anna Callender Brackett
G. P. Putnam's, 1874 - 401 páginas

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Página 105 - I see thee old and formal, fitted to thy petty part, With a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart. "They were dangerous guides the feelings — she herself was not exempt — Truly, she herself had suffer'd" — Perish in thy self-contempt ! Overlive it — lower yet — be happy!
Página 128 - Neither from a stranger's hand shall ye offer the bread of your God of any of these; because their corruption is in them, and blemishes be in them: they shall not be accepted for you.
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Página 107 - A perfect Woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command ; And yet a Spirit still, and bright With something of an angel 13 light. XV.— I WANDERED LONELY. 1804. I WANDERED lonely as a cloud...
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Página 94 - ... laugh By precept only, and shed tears by rule. Thy Art be Nature ; the live current quaff, And let the groveller sip his stagnant pool, In fear that else, when Critics grave and cool Have killed him, Scorn should write his epitaph. How does the Meadow-flower its bloom unfold ? Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and, in that freedom, bold ; And so the grandeur of the Forest-tree Comes not by casting in a formal mould, But from its own divine vitality.
Página 352 - Patient endurance Attaineth to all things ; Who God possesseth In nothing is wanting; Alone God sufficeth.

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