Memoirs of the Life and Correspondence of Mrs. Hannah More, Volume 2

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R.B. Seeley, 1834
 

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Page 125 - Thou art, of what sort the eternal life of the saints was to be, which eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, nor hath it entered into the heart of man to conceive.
Page 91 - Therefore, *ask, and ye shall receive ; knock, and it shall be opened unto you ; for he that asketh, receiveth, and unto him that knocketh, it shall be opened.
Page 126 - Stephen's head in the instant of his seeing the heavens opened, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.
Page 209 - I cannot here find out what, in the University of Oxford, where he resides. The curate lives at Wells, twelve miles distant. They have only service once a week, and there is scarcely an instance of a poor person being visited, or prayed with.
Page 16 - Nine, he replied, it is very natural ; is it not to be expected he should be angry, that I, who have so much less merit than he, should have had so much greater success ? The book however, in general, places Johnson's character very high.
Page 300 - We found more than two thousand people in the parish, almost all very poor; no gentry; a dozen wealthy farmers, hard, brutal, and ignorant. We saw but one Bible in all the parish, and that was used to prop a flower-pot.
Page 371 - To be unstable and capricious, I really think, is but too characteristic of our sex; and there is perhaps no animal so much indebted to subordination for its good behaviour, as woman.
Page 206 - I was told we should meet with great opposition if I did not try to propitiate the chief despot of the village, who is very rich, and very brutal ; so I ventured to the den of this monster, in a country as savage as himself, near Bridgwater.
Page 208 - I asked the farmers if they had no resident curate? They told me they had a right to insist on one ; which right they confessed, they had never ventured to exercise, for fear their tithes would be raised.
Page 111 - ... the law was made there were no people of fashion. He really pretended to be in earnest, and we parted mutually unconverted; he lamenting that I...

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