The Lady of the Manor, Vol. 1 of 4

The Lady of the Manor, Vol. 1 of 4 : Being a Series of Conversations on the Subject of Confirmation; Intended for the Use of the Middle and Higher Ranks of Young Females (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Lady of the Manor, Vol. 1 of 4: Being a Series of Conversations on the Subject of Confirmation; Intended for the Use of the Middle and Higher Ranks of Young Females When the lady of the manor came into the poms-ion of this additional property, she had already arrived at that period of life when women are no longer beautiful. But she still retained a graceful person, together with an ex ceedingly animated and agreeable countenance and what was peculiarly admirable in every part of her and deportment was, that she never seemed to be occupied by herself, and was therefore entirely free from all those aw kwardnesses which continually appear in the carriage of those who are not able to divest themselves of these kinds of feelingsr This absence of every thing like selfifih feeling in the lady we describe - an absence which n 1 great measure, pervaded her whole conduct, - was set. Ed, no doubt, by the secret and powerful influence of that Holy Spirit whose ofice it is not only to control the ral evil tempers, but really and truly to regenerate the heart of sinful man. And wonderful was the efl'ect of this I'm-u. 1 dom from low passions in producing a peculiar dignity, composure, and graciousness of carriage, which seemed to ennoble and beautify her whole person. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30mm | 771g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243171730
  • 9780243171736