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The Mother at Home: Or, The Principles of Maternal Duty Familiarly Illustrated
John Stevens Cabot Abbott
Visualització completa - 1833
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Pàgina 140 - Jesus can make a dying bed > Feel soft as downy pillows are, p While on his breast I lean my head, /» And breathe my life out sweetly there.
Pàgina 124 - I in the burying place may see Graves shorter there than I; From death's arrest no age is free, Young children too may die; My God, may such an awful sight, Awakening be to me! Oh! that by early Grace I might For death prepared be.
Pàgina 138 - A definite idea is introduced to the youthful mind, when you speak of Him who took little children in his arms and blessed them.
Pàgina 104 - It seemed, in short, as if nothing was more vexatious to one of these officers than to discover things so correct as to afford him no good opportunity for finding fault ; while to the other, the necessity of censuring really appeared a punishment to himself. " Under the one, accordingly, we all worked with cheerfulness, from a conviction that nothing we did in a proper way would miss approbation. " But our duty under the other, being performed in fear, seldom went on with much spirit. We had no personal...
Pàgina 9 - They were greatly surprised and delighted, on finding that, out of one hundred and twenty students, more than a hundred had been blessed by a mother's prayers, and directed by a mother's counsels to the Saviour.
Pàgina 17 - You look, my friend, as though you had seen hard days ; have you a mother ?" The sailor raised his head, looked earnestly in the gentleman's face, and made no reply. The gentleman continued : " Suppose your mother were here now, what advice would she give you?
Pàgina 99 - The gentleman then tasted the medicine himself, and said, "It is really very unpleasant. But now let us see if you have not resolution enough to take it, bad as it is.
Pàgina 101 - But let a mother approve of her child's conduct wherever she can; let her show that his good behaviour makes her sincerely happy ; let her reward him for his efforts to please by smiles and affection. In this way she will cherish in her child's heart some of the noblest and most desirable feelings of our nature.
Pàgina 39 - He has placed in your hand a helpless babe, entirely dependent upon you ; so that if it disobeys you, all you have to do, is to cut off its sources of enjoyment, or inflict bodily pain so steadily and so invariably, that disobedience and suffering shall be indissolubly connected in the mind of the child.