Mentoria, Or, The Young Ladies Instructor: In Familiar Conversations, on Industry, Orthography, Politeness, Civility and Gratitude, Elocution and Geography, Derivation of Words, History, with the Life of Romulus and Remus : on Church Service, Spartan Form of Government, Sciences, Relative Duties of Life, Complacency and Cheerfulness, Adversity and Prosperity : Calculated to Improve Young Minds in the Essential as Well as Ornamental Parts of Female Education
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Page 149 - And there came a traveller unto the rich man, and he spared to take of his own flock and of his own herd, to dress for the wayfaring man that was come unto him ; but took the poor man's lamb, and dressed it for the man that was come to him.
Page 149 - There were two men in one city; the one rich, and the other poor. The rich man had exceeding many flocks and herds : but the poor man had nothing, save one little ewe lamb, which he had bought and nourished up: and it grew up together with him, and with his children ; it did eat of his own meat, and drank of his own cup, and lay in his bosom and was unto him as a daughter.
Page 78 - The delegates of the United Colonies of New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex, on Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina: To GEORGE WASHINGTON, ESQ.
Page 153 - And David's anger was greatly kindled against the man; and he said to Nathan, As the Lord liveth, the man that hath done this thing shall surely die: and he shall restore the lamb fourfold, because he did this thing, and because he had no pity.
Page 183 - Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull, Gemini the Twins, Cancer the Crab, Leo the Lion, Virgo the Virgin, Libra the Balance, Scorpio the Scorpion, Sagittarius the Archer, Capricornus the Goat, Aquarius the Waterbearer, and Pisces the Fishes...
Page 200 - It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad : for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again ; was lost, and is found.
Page 138 - Saint of England, St. Andrew of Scotland, St. Patrick of Ireland, St. David of Wales, St.
Page 163 - ... it was ordained that the ceilings of their houses should only be wrought by the axe, and their gates and doors smoothed only by the saw. Epaminondas's famous dictum about his own table, that " Treason and a dinner like this do not keep company together," may be said to have been anticipated by Lycurgus.
Page 140 - In it thou shalt do no manner of work ; thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy man-servant, and thy maid-servant, thy cattle, and the stranger that is within thy gates. For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it.