Girlhood and Character

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Abingdon Press, 1916 - Character - 400 pages
 

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Page 333 - For thus saith the Lord unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, And choose the things that please me, And take hold of my covenant ; Even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls A place and a name better than of sons and of daughters : I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Page 368 - And these are they which are sown among thorns ; such as hear the word, and the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.
Page 359 - When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole, have no need of the physician, but they that are sick : I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Page 359 - I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent me.
Page 359 - And he said unto them, Let us go into the next towns, that I may preach there also : for therefore came I forth.
Page 195 - I brave the condemnation of my own family, club, and "set"; when, as a Protestant, I turn Catholic; as a Catholic, freethinker; as a "regular practitioner," homoeopath, or what not, I am always inwardly strengthened in my course and steeled against the loss of my actual social self by the thought of other and better possible social judges than those whose verdict...
Page 359 - For whosoever will save his life shall lose it : but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it. 25 For what is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away...
Page 383 - Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
Page 26 - The common problem, yours, mine, every one's, Is — not to fancy what were fair in life Provided it could be, — but, finding first What may be, then find how to make it fair Up to our means: a very different thing!
Page 220 - Thoughts hardly to be packed Into a narrow act, Fancies that broke through language and escaped; All I could never be, All men ignored in me, This, I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped.