The Governess, Or, The Little Female Academy, Volum 1

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Houlston and Son, 1832 - 252 pàgines
The Governess; Or, The LIttle Female Academy was originally written by Sarah Fielding and is widely considered to be the first novel written for children. Mary Martha Sherwood published this revised edition in 1820, replacing the story of "Barbarico and Benefico" with "The History of the Princess Rosalinda" and also omitting "The Princess Hebe."
 

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Pàgina 2 - I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD: I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.
Pàgina 212 - God, from Whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just works do proceed ; Give unto Thy servants that peace which the world cannot give ; that both our hearts may be set to obey Thy commandments, and also that by Thee we being defended from the fear of our enemies may pass our time in rest and quietness ; through the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour.
Pàgina 193 - Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; Blow upon my garden, That the spices thereof may flow out.
Pàgina 34 - Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron's beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments; As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.
Pàgina 21 - My good Child, know this, that thou art not able to do these things of thyself, nor to walk in the Commandments of God, and to serve him, without his special grace ; which thou must learn at all times to call for by diligent prayer.
Pàgina 27 - Look at the generations of old, and see; did ever any trust in the Lord, and was confounded? or did any abide in his fear, and was forsaken? or whom did he ever despise, that called upon him?
Pàgina 212 - As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings: So the Lord alone did lead him, and there was no strange god with him.
Pàgina 88 - For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept ; line upon line, line upon line ; here a little, and there a little...
Pàgina 248 - For thus saith the Lord unto the eunuchs that keep my Sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant ; even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters : I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Pàgina 91 - the natural man receiveth not the things of the spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him, neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

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