Letters from the dead to the living; and Moral letters

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الصفحة 87 - Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which Is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
الصفحة 74 - My flesh shall slumber in the ground, Till the last trumpet's joyful sound; Then burst the chains with sweet surprise, And in my Saviour's image rise.
الصفحة 167 - Tho' conscious whilst with us below, How much yma desired to know — As if bound up by solemn Fate To keep the secret of yir state, To tell y joys or pains to none, That man might live by Faith alone. Well, let my sovereign if he please, Lock up his marvellous decrees ; Why shd I wish him to reveal W* he thinks proper to conceal ? It is enough y* I believe Heaven's brightr yn I can conceive; And he y* makes it all his care To serve God here shall see him there ! But oh!
الصفحة 5 - Tell us, ye dead ! will none of you in pity To those you left behind, disclose the secret? Oh ! that some courteous ghost would blab it out, What 'tis you are, and we must shortly be.
الصفحة 73 - MADAM, This is the last letter you will ever receive from me, the last assurance I shall give you on earth of a sincere and...
الصفحة 167 - Tho' conscious, whilst with us below, How much themselves desired to know; As if bound up by solemn fate To keep the secret of their state, To tell their joys or pains to none, That man might live by Faith alone. Well, let my...
الصفحة 116 - I would be laid with my infant in the same graveThus a week elapsed, when at the dead hour of night I was awake on my lonely couch, the remains of my babe in my bosom: my attendant slept in a closet adjoining to my apartment ; a taper dimly gleamed on a table, and its feeble light made every surrounding object appear more dreadful. I looked around, and thought my room had the appearance of a sepulchre. I wished for death, but the ghastly king come not at my bidding.
الصفحة 140 - Chris163 tians, that a portion of each day be set aside to address the Omnipotent. When a person thus keeps up a communion with his God, he feels a cheerfulness and serenity of mind, in the conviction that he has a faithful Friend and Mediator in our blessed Redeemer, who pities the frailty of man. That these admonitions, my dear Henry, may have the desired effect, is the sincere and ardent wish of Your affectionate Mother.
الصفحة 32 - You hesitated not in granting me permission to go to India, to him who had received my early vows, yet when the account of his supposed death withered my prime, and cropped the flower of my youth, you repined at yielding me to my God and Redeemer.
الصفحة 130 - Is it then surprising, if she who once appeared divinely charming to the admiring lover, should sink in his estimation, when she degrades herself from an angel to a slattern? A thousand nameless decorums must also be observed, which will give a grace to your most trivial actions. There is a heaven-born dignity in the conversation and deportment of a modest woman, which gains her the respect and adoration of every one. You are naturally possessed of wit and...

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