The Days of Bruce Vol 1 eBook

Grace Aguilar
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Helon. 
Lucy. 
The Spirit’s Entreaty. 
Idalie. 
Lady Gresham’s Fete. 
The Group of Sculpture. 
The Spirit of Night. 
Recollections of a Rambler. 
Cast thy Bread upon the Waters. 
The Triumph of Love.

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THE WOMEN OF ISRAEL;

Or, Characters and Sketches from the Holy Scriptures, illustrative of the past History, present Duties, and future Destiny of Hebrew Females, as based on the Word of God.

By GRACE AGUILAR.

Two volumes, 12mo.  Price $2.00.

PRINCIPAL CONTENTS.

FIRST PERIOD—­WIVES OF THE PATRIARCHS. 
Eve.—­Sarah.—­Rebekah.—­Leah and Rachel.

SECOND PERIOD—­THE EXODUS AND THE LAW. 
Egyptian Captivity, and Jochebed.—­The Exodus—­Mothers of Israel.—­Laws
for Wives in Israel.—­Laws for Widows and Daughters In
Israel.—­Maid-servants in Israel, and other Laws.

THIRD PERIOD—­BETWEEN THIS DELIVERY OF THE LAW AND THE MONARCHY. 
Miriam.—­Tabernacle Workers—­Caleb’s Daughter.—­Deborah.—­Wife of
Manoah.—­Naomi.—­Hannah.

FOURTH PERIOD—­THE MONARCHY. 
Michal.—­Abigail.—­Wise Women of Tekoah.—­Woman of
Abel.—­Rispah.—­Prophet’s Widow.—­The Shunamite.—­Little Israelitish
Maid.—­Huldah.

FIFTH PERIOD—­BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY.  The Captivity.—­Review of Book of Ezra.—­Suggestions as to the identity of the Ahasuerus of Scripture.—­Esther.—­Review of Events narrated in Ezra and Nehemiah.

SIXTH PERIOD—­CONTINUANCE OF THE SECOND TEMPLE.  Review of Jewish History, from the Return from Babylon to the Appeal of Hycanus and Aristobulus to Pompey.—­Jewish History from the Appeal to Pompey to the Death of Herod.—­Jewish History from the Death of Herod to the War.—­The Martyr Mother.—­Alexandra.—­Mariamne.—­Salome.—­Helena.  —­Berenice.

SEVENTH PERIOD—­WOMEN OF ISRAEL IN THE PRESENT AS INFLUENCED BY THE PAST. The War and Dispersion.—­Thoughts on the Talmud.—­Talmudic Ordinances and Tales.—­Effects of Dispersion and Persecution.—­General Remarks.

“A work that is sufficient of itself to create and crown a reputation.”—­Pilgrimages to English Shrines, by Mrs. S. C. Hall.

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WOMAN’S FRIENDSHIP.

A STORY OF DOMESTIC LIFE.

By GRACE AGUILAR.

With Illustrations.  One volume, 12mo.  Cloth.  Price, $1.00.

  “To show us how divine a thing
   A woman may be made.”—­Wordsworth.

“This story illustrates, with feeling and power, that beneficial influence which women exercise, in their own quiet way, over characters and events in our every-day life.”—­Britannia.

“The book is one of more than ordinary interest in various ways, and presents an admirable conception of the depths and sincerity of female friendship, as exhibited in England by English women.”—­Weekly Chronicle.

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