An Enquiry Into the Duties of the Female Sex

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T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, 1797 - Conduct of life - 426 pages
 

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Page 324 - For the eyes of the Lord are over the righteous, and his ears are open Unto their prayers: but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil.
Page 102 - Whose adorning, let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel ; but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.
Page 31 - What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?
Page 183 - Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.
Page 15 - I have observed among all nations, that the women ornament themselves more than the men ; that, wherever found, they are the same kind, civil, obliging, humane, tender beings; that they are ever inclined to be gay and cheerful, timorous and modest.
Page 205 - I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love ; endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Page 167 - Thus a habit is formed— a habit at first, perhaps, of limited indulgence — but a habit that is continually found more formidable and more encroaching. The appetite becomes too keen to be denied ; and in proportion as it is more urgent, grows less nice and select in its fare.
Page 263 - if any provide not for his own, < and efpecially for thofe of his own " houfe, he hath denied the faith, and is
Page 8 - ... in the intercourse of domestic life, under every vicissitude of sickness and health, of joy and affliction. Secondly, In forming and improving the general manners, dispositions, and conduct of the other sex, by society and example. Thirdly, In modelling the human mind during the early stages of its growth, and fixing, while it is yet ductile, its growing principles of action; children of each sex being, in general, under maternal tuition during their childhood, and girls until they become women.
Page 171 - ... .to fmooth the bed of ficknefs, and cheer the decline of age ; to examine into the wants and diftreffes of the female inhabitants of the neighbourhood ; to promote ufeful...

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