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Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1, Chapter 2: a Roman winter--1878-1879; aet. 59-60 (search)
heart greatly regrets that I have not done better, during these twelve months. Must always hope for the new year. The record of the new year (1879) begins with the usual aspirations:-- May every minute of this year be improved by me! This is too much to hope, but not too much to pray for. And I determine this year to pass no day without actual prayer, the want of which I have felt during the year just past. Busy all day, writing, washing handkerchiefs, and reading Herodotus. On January 2, she visited Blind School with General Stone-Osny Effendi, Principal. Many trades and handicrafts — straw matting, boys — boys and girls weaving at hand loom — girls spinning wool and flax, crochet and knitting — a lesson in geography. Turning lathe — bought a cup of rhinoceros horn. On January 4 she is sad to leave Egypt-dear beautiful country! Jerusalem, January 5. I write in view of the Mount of Olives, which glows in the softest sunset light, the pale moon showing high in t
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1, Chapter 13: looking toward sunset 1903-1905; aet. 84-86 (search)
te to remove should come suddenly or at any time. But while I live, dear Lord, let me truly live in energetic thought and rational action. Bless, I pray Thee, my own dear family, my blessed country, Christendom, and all mankind. This is my daily prayer and I record it here. Is it amiss that in this prayer my own people come first? No! for family affection is the foundation of all normal human relations. We begin with the Heavenly Father and open out to the whole human brotherhood. January 2. Had an anxious time hunting after my Hawthorne screed to read this afternoon before the New England Woman's Club. In my perplexity I said: Lord, I do not deserve to have You help me find it ; but the answer seemed to come thus: My help is of grace and not according to desert ; and I found it at once where I ought to have looked for it at first .... January 20.... You can't do good with a bad action. [Apropos of the shot fired at the Czar.] The reason why a little knowledge is dang