The lady's every-day book, by the author of 'Enquire within', assisted by the ed. of 'The practical housewife'

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Page 89 - But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her, for her hair is given her for a covering.
Page 88 - And when he polled his head, (for it was at every year's end that he polled it : because the hair was heavy on him, therefore he polled it :) he weighed the hair of his head at two hundred shekels after the king's weight.
Page 308 - The one led me to see a system in every star. The other leads me to see a world in every atom.
Page 308 - ... families of a busy population. The one told me of the insignificance of the world I tread upon : the other redeems it from all its insignificance ; for it tells me that in the leaves of every forest, and in the floweVs of every garden, and in the waters of every rivulet, there are worlds teeming with life, and numberless as are the glories of the firmament.
Page 89 - And Absalom met the servants of David. And Absalom rode upon a mule, and the mule went under the thick boughs of a great oak, and his head caught hold of the oak, and he was taken up between the heaven and the earth ; and the mule that was under him went away.
Page 347 - ... considering it disgraceful for the saint to lie in a public cemetery, resolved to remove his body into the choir, which was to have been done with solemn procession on the 15th of July. It rained, however, so violently for forty days succeeding, that the design was abandoned...
Page 9 - ... employed by him to levy such distress, with a declaration in writing made by such...
Page 56 - ... immediate tenant has no right of property or beneficial interest in the furniture, goods, or chattels so distrained or threatened to be distrained upon, and that such furniture, goods, or chattels are the property or in the lawful possession of such lodger ; and also setting forth whether any and what rent is due and for what period from such lodger to his immediate landlord...
Page 170 - Then spread a little straw at the bottom of a boiler, on which place bottles with straw between them, until the boiler contains a sufficient quantity. Fill it up with cold water; heat the water, and as soon as it begins to boil, draw the fire, and let the whole gradually cool. When quite cold, take out the bottles and pack them in saw-dust, in hampers, and stow them in the coolest part of the house.
Page 309 - ... and that, could we draw aside the mysterious curtain which shrouds it from our senses, we might there see a theatre of as many wonders as astronomy has unfolded, a universe within the compass of a point so small, as to elude all the powers of the microscope, but where the wonder-working God finds room for the exercise of all His attributes, where He can raise another mechanism of worlds, and fill and animate them all with the evidences of His glory.

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