The Whole Duty of a Woman, Or, An Infallible Guide to the Fair Sex: Containing Rules, Directions, and Observations, for Their Conduct and Behavior Through All Ages and Circumstances of Life, as Virgins, Wives, Or Widows : with ... Rules and Receipts in Every Kind of Cookery ...
T. Reed, 1737 - Cookery - 682 pages
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Page 151 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Page 162 - The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.
Page 103 - ... those that are idle have no need of them, and yet they above all others give themselves up to them. To unbend our thoughts when they are too much stretched by our cares is not more natural than it is necessary, but to turn our whole life into a holiday is not only ridiculous but destroyeth pleasure instead of promoting it.
Page 643 - ... thin and clear. The method of procuring the juice is by boring holes in the body of the tree, and putting in fossets, which are commonly made of the branches of elder, the pith being taken out.
Page 138 - ... an Impertinence. The Art of laying out Money wisely is not attained to without a great deal of thought ; and it is yet more difficult in the case of a Wife, who is accountable to her Husband for her mistakes in it. It is not only his Money, his Credit too is at stake, if what lieth under the Wife's care is managed, either with undecent Thrift, or too loose Profusion.
Page 134 - ... not remembering that we can no more have wisdom than grace whenever we think fit to call for it. There are times and periods fixed for both, and when they are too long neglected the punishment is that they are irrecoverable, and nothing remaineth but an useless grief for the folly of having thrown them out of our power. You are to think what a mean figure a woman maketh when she is so degraded by her own fault, whereas...
Page 72 - THERE is another thing to which fome devote a very confiderable part of their time , and that is the reading Romances , which feems now to be thought the peculiar and only becoming ftudy of young Ladies. I...
Page 136 - The kind and severe parts must have their several turns seasonably applied, but your indulgence is to have the broader mixture, that love, rather than fear, may be the root of their obedience.