The Story of My Life: Or, The Sunshine and Shadow of Seventy Years

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A.D. Worthington & Company, 1897 - 730 strani
 

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A (largely) fascinating autobiography of a woman who grew up in early 19th century New England and lived to be a nurse for the Union in the Civil War and then go on to become a leading light in the ... Celotno mnenje

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Stran 139 - OH yet we trust that somehow good Will be the final goal of ill, To pangs of nature, sins of will, Defects of doubt, and taints of blood ; That nothing walks with aimless feet; That not one life shall be destroy'd, Or cast as rubbish to the void, When God hath made the pile complete...
Stran 666 - So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife, loveth himself; for no man ever yet hated his own flesh, but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church ; for we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
Stran 140 - So runs my dream ; but what am I ? An infant crying in the night; An infant crying for the light, And with no language but a cry.
Stran 620 - The most forcible part of my Reply is on that head : read it attentively. I think that, of all sections of mankind, the clergy are those to whom, not only for their own sakes, but for the sake of the community, marriage should be most commended. Why, sir...
Stran 667 - Let your women keep silence in the churches : for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.
Stran 610 - And so beside the Silent Sea I wait the muffled oar; No harm from Him can come to me On ocean or on shore. I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
Stran 730 - The nearer I approach the end, the plainer I hear around me the immortal symphonies of the worlds which invite me. It is marvelous, yet simple.
Stran 671 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Stran 389 - ... to bless them that curse us, to do good to them that hate us, and to pray for them that despitefully use us and persecute us...
Stran 632 - Washington is significant of the attention paid to inventors' claims ; and the nation profits immensely from having in this direction (though not in all others) recognized property in mental products. Beyond question, in respect of mechanical appliances the Americans are ahead of all nations.

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