The Females' advocate [afterw.] The Female mission record, Volume 8

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Page 40 - It was said by one of the most extraordinary of men,* — who was, himself, as he avowed, principally indebted to maternal culture for the unexampled elevation to which he subsequently rose, — that " the future good or bad conduct of a child depends entirely on the mother.
Page 69 - The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their prayers.
Page 87 - A little word in kindness spoken, A motion, or a tear, Has often healed the heart that's broken. And made a friend sincere. A word, a look, has crushed to earth Full many a budding flower : Which, had a smile but owned its birth. Would bless life's darkest hour. Then deem it not an idle thing A pleasant word to speak ; The face you wear, the thoughts you bring, A heart may heal or break.
Page 85 - Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me ; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.
Page 123 - To THE HONOURABLE THE COMMONS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, IN PARLIAMENT ASSEMBLED.
Page 47 - It is a frightful, but faithful picture; and when I have set it before you, / shall tell von whv—The effects of sin are not more plainly and fearfully displayed on any class of human beings, than on fallen and decayed prostitutes. Their character and appearance seem to be stamped with the indignation of Him whose laws they have violated, and whose counsels and reproofs they have despised. Every thing which formerly rendered them attractive is completely banished. Every feature appears altered in...
Page 87 - CM 1 A LITTLE word in kindness said, A motion, or a tear, Has often healed the heart that 's sad, And made a friend sincere. 2 A word, a look, has crushed to earth Full many a budding flower, Which, had a smile but owned its birth, Would bless life's darkest hour.
Page 124 - To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland m Parliament assembled.
Page 45 - I work principally, madam,' replied the young woman, for the large lace shop in the street close by. That cap, madam, will only bring me 5s. when it is finished, and I have already spent nearly a day in making it, and the materials cost me 4s. 6d. Even this poor profit is to be reduced, for my employer told me last night he could not afford to give me so much for them, as ladies refuse to give him his price.
Page 48 - ... not sufficient to cover their nakedness, far less to protect them from the cold. Their clothes, if they have any, are seldom cleaned ; and, when the reader is informed that they are never changed, day nor night, for weeks or perhaps months together, he can form his own idea as to their comfort and appearance ; for it would be offensive to the feelings of humanity to attempt to describe them.

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