The Ladies Calling: In Two Parts

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Printed at the Theater, 1705 - Christian life - 270 pages

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Page 221 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Page 8 - If thou hast heard a word, let it die with thee; and be bold, it will not burst thee.
Page 27 - ... to God's ! How does it enervate and enfeeble any calamity ! nay, indeed, it triumphs over it, and, by that conjunction with him that ordains it, may be faid to command even what it fuffers.
Page 211 - Cant. 8. 6. and therefore when it is pure and genuine, cannot be extinguifh'd by it, but burns like the Funeral Lamps of old even in Vaults and Charnel-houfes. The Conjugal love tranfplanted into the grave, (as into a finer mould) improves into Piety, and lays a kind of facred Obligation upon the Widow, to perform all Offices of RefpecT: and Kindnefs which his Remains are capable of.
Page 184 - Even the sea monsters draw out the breast, they give suck to their young ones : the daughter of my people is become cruel, like the ostriches in the wilderness.
Page 233 - ... lookingglass, and thou shalt know that his rust hath not been altogether wiped away. 12 Set him not by thee, lest, when he hath overthrown thee, he stand up in thy place; neither let him sit at thy right hand, lest he seek to take thy seat, and thou at the last remember my words, and be pricked therewith. 13 Who will pity a charmer that is bitten with a serpent, or any such as come nigh wild beasts? 14 So one that goeth to a sinner, and is defiled with him in his sins, who will pity?
Page 213 - Ihe can. And indeed a Widow can no way better provide for her own Honour, than by this tendernefs of her Husband's.
Page 29 - tis otherwife, where a Woman has no guide but her Will, and her Will is nothing but her humour : the event is fure to be fatal to her felf, arid often to others alfo.
Page 8 - Nature too ; yet if boldnefs be to be read in her Face, it blots all the lines of beauty, is like a cloud over the Sun, intercepts the view of all that was...
Page 149 - ... lofes time, that has not yet fubdu'd one heart : and then her bufinefs will be to fpread her nets, lay her toils to catch fome body who will more fatally enfnare her.

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