Image from page 125 of "The pathway of life ; Intended to lead the young and the old into paths of happiness, and to prepare them for a holy companionship with him whose kingdom is as boundless as his love" (1894)
Subjects: Christian life and character
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ce the other. To thedikes! Sisters, mothers, wives, daughters of America, to the dikes ! Themightiest catholicon for all the wounds and wrongs of woman or man is completeabsorption in the work to rescue others. Save some man, some woman, somechild ! 136 THK PATHWAY OF LIFE. In that effort you will forget or be helped to bear your ovv^n trials, and in alittle while God will take you up out of your disturbed and harrowing conjugalrelation of earth into heaven, all the happier because of preceding distress. WhenQueen Elizabeth of England was expiring, it was arranged that the exact momentof her death should be signaled to the people by the dropping of a sapphire ringfrom the window into the hands of an officer, who carried it at the top of his speedto King James of Scotland. But your departure from the scene of your earthlywoes, if you are ready to go, will not be the dropping of a sapphire to the ground,but the setting of a jewel in a kings coronet. Blessed be His glorious nameforever !
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THE RESULTS OF TRYING TO LEAD A FASHIONABLE LIFE. ^ ^F^O true accomplishments of life .are productive of effeminacy(^.^^^L ^ or enervation. Good manners and a respect for the tastesA^^^fo,^ of others are indispensable. The good Book speaks favor-^^^wC> ^^^y ^^ those who are a peculiar people; but that doesp^^^^^^ not sanction the behavior of queer people. There is no^^^^ excuse, under an^^ circumstances, for not being and acting ^ the lady or gentleman. Rudeness is sin. We have no words too ardent to express our admiration for the refine-ments of society. There is no law, moral or divine, to forbid elegance ofdemeanor, or ornaments of gold, or gems for the person, artistic displa} in thedwelling, gracefulness of gait and bearing, polite salutation or honest compli-ments; and he who is shocked or offended by these had better, like the old Scy-thians, wear tiger-skins and take one wild leap back into midnight barbarism. AsChristianity advances there will be better apparel, higher sty
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