The Domestic World: A Practical Guide in all the Daily Difficulties of the Higher Branches of Domestic and Social Economy

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1889 - Home economics - 396 pages
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Page 302 - And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great stone, and set it up there under an oak, that was by the sanctuary of the LORD.
Page 306 - There at the foot of yonder nodding beech That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high, His listless length at noontide would he stretch, And pore upon the brook that babbles by.
Page 173 - But talking is not always to converse, Not more distinct from harmony divine The constant creaking of a country sign.
Page 340 - To purchase Heaven has gold the power? Can gold remove the mortal hour? In life can love be bought with gold ? Are friendship's pleasures to be sold ? No— all that's worth a wish — a thought, Fair virtue gives unbribed, unbought.
Page 242 - But I am also this year my wife's valentine, and it will cost me 5 ; but that I must have laid out if we had not been valentines.
Page 256 - Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh ; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers ; but in singleness of heart, fearing God...
Page 41 - counting the chickens before they are hatched" is an error of ancient date, but it does not seem to improve by age.
Page 155 - the small sweet courtesies of life," — those courtesies in which there is no parade ; whose voice is too still to tease, and which manifest themselves by tender and affectionate looks, and little kind acts of attention, — giving others the preference in every little enjoyment at the table, in the field, walking, sitting or standing.
Page 93 - Silvester's method, as follows: Place the patient on the back on a flat surface, inclined a little upwards from the feet ; raise and support the head and shoulders on a small firm cushion or folded article of dress placed under the shoulder-blades.
Page 18 - ... flower that feeds on the dew it supplies ; yet it bears the fleets of nations on its wings around the world, and crushes the most refractory substances with its weight. When in motion its force is sufficient to level the most stately forests and stable...

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