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Memoirs of the Late Mrs. Mary Cooper, of London: Who Departed This Life ...
Mary Cooper,Adam Clarke
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Page 109 - As the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God : when shall I come and appear before God...
Page 82 - He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: He also will hear their cry, and will save them.
Page 53 - Its lucid leaves unfolds: for him the hand Of autumn tinges, every fertile branch With blooming gold and blushes like the morn. Each passing hour sheds tribute from her wings; And still new beauties meet his lonely walk, And loves unfelt attract him. Not a breeze Flies o'er the meadow, not a cloud imbibes The setting sun's effulgence, not a strain From all the tenants of the warbling shade Ascends, but whence his bosom can partake Fresh pleasure, unreproved.
Page 247 - This life's a dream, an empty show ; But the bright world to which I go Hath joys substantial and sincere ; When shall I wake and find me there ? 5 O glorious hour! O blest abode ! I shall be near, and like my God ; And flesh and sin no more control The sacred pleasures of the soul. 6 My flesh shall slumber in the ground, Till the last trumpet's joyful sound ; Then burst the chains with sweet surprise, And in my Saviour's image rise.
Page 96 - I will study to please him with all my heart, with all my soul, with all my strength...
Page v - But let parental authority be tempered with fatherly affection ; and let the reins of discipline be steadily held by this powerful but affectionate hand ; and there shall the pleasure of God prosper ; there will he give his blessing, even life for evermore. Many fine families have been spoiled, and many ruined, by the separate exercise of those two principles.
Page 252 - ... as unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and behold we live; as chastened, and not killed; as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing all things.
Page 9 - So shall my walk be close with God, Calm and serene my frame; So purer light shall mark the road That leads me to the Lamb.
Page iii - Were a proper line of conduct pursued in the education of children, how few profligate sons and daughters, and how few broken-hearted parents, should we find ! The neglect of early religious education, connected with a wholesome and affectionate restraint, is the ruin of millions. Many parents, to excuse their indolence, and most criminal neglect, say, " We cannot give our children grace.