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Extracts From the Writings and Utterances of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá:
77: The handmaidens of God and the bondsmaids in His divine Court should…
The handmaidens of God and the bondsmaids in His divine Court should reveal such attributes and attitudes amongst the women of the world as would cause them to stand out and achieve renown in the circles of women. That is, they should associate with them with supreme chastity and steadfast decency, with unshakeable faith, articulate speech, an eloquent tongue, irrefutable testimony and high resolve. Beseech God that thou mayest attain unto all these bounties.
(From a Tablet - translated from the Persian)