A Cyclopaedia of Female Biography: Consisting of Sketches of All Women who Have Been Distinguished by Great Talents, Strength of Character, Piety, Benevolence, Or Moral Virtue of Any Kind

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Henry Gardiner Adams
Groombridge, 1857 - 788 ページ
 

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456 ページ - And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment, and stood at his feet behind him weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe them with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed them with the ointment.
469 ページ - And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand ; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances. And Miriam answered them, Sing ye to the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously ; the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
449 ページ - Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
23 ページ - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised. Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
258 ページ - And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; and the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.
184 ページ - I have been bullied by an usurper ; I have been neglected by a court ; but I will not be dictated to by a subject : your man shan't stand. " ANNE Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery.
206 ページ - Barak, Up ; for this is the day in which the Lord hath delivered Sisera into thine hand: is not the Lord gone out before thee?
159 ページ - And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
294 ページ - I hate your immense loads of meat — that is country all over ; extreme disgusting to those who are in the least acquainted with high life." By this time my curiosity began to abate, and my appetite to increase ; the company of fools may at first make us smile, but at last never fails of rendering us melancholy.
556 ページ - And yet indeed she is my sister; she is the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother; and she became my wife.

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