Eighteenth Century Waifs

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Hurst and Blackett, 1887 - Great Britain - 353 pages

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Page 114 - I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free...
Page 114 - And then shall he depart from thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the possession of his fathers shall he return.
Page 310 - Is any sick among you? Let him call for the Elders of the Church ; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the Name of the LORD : and the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the LORD shall raise him up ; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him.
Page 27 - Nor do they trust their tongues alone, but speak a language of their own ; can read a nod, a shrug, a look, far better than a printed book ; convey a libel in a frown, and wink a reputation down; or, by the tossing of the fan, describe the lady and the man.
Page 26 - You have the tale as cheap as I ; I must conceal my author's name : But now 'tis known to common fame." Say, foolish females, bold and blind, Say, by what fatal turn of mind, Are you on vices most severe, Wherein yourselves have greatest share ? Thus every fool herself deludes ; The prudes condemn the...
Page 113 - If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve : and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing. If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself: if he were married, then his wife shall go out with him.
Page 99 - I humbly conceive, my notice of this, especially at this time, will not be thought impertinent or unreasonable; but, at least, deserving some attention. Because, my Lord, that any person, after a temperate use of life, a series of thinking and acting regularly, and without one single deviation from sobriety, should plunge into the very depth of profligacy, precipitately, and at once, is altogether improbable and unprecedented, and absolutely inconsistent with the course of things. Mankind...

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