Pitcairn, the Island, the People, and the Pastor: With a Short Account of the Mutiny of the Bounty

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Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1853 - 280 Seiten

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Seite 267 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom ; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
Seite 255 - We are journeying unto the place of which the LORD said, I will give it you: come thou with us, and we will do thee good: for the LORD hath spoken good concerning Israel.
Seite 267 - WHO can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life. She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands. She is like the merchants' ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
Seite 266 - 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.
Seite 148 - How various his employments whom the world Calls idle ; and who justly in return Esteems that busy world an idler too...
Seite 267 - Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; while they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.
Seite 262 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body.
Seite 3 - It was a chosen plot of fertile land, Amongst wide waves set, like a little nest, As if it had by Nature's cunning hand Been choicely picked out from all the rest, And laid forth for ensample of the best.
Seite 84 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Seite 27 - ... across a sea where the navigation is but little known, in a small boat, twenty-three feet long from stem to stern...

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