The Complete Letter Writer

The Complete Letter Writer

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1776 edition. Excerpt: ...for ridicule; for he that was so willing to provide for the children of others, would take still greater care of his own. 1 He gave you to understand, that if he liked your' character on enquiry, as well as your pe'rson and behaviour, he sliould think himself very happy in'. such a wife i for that, I dare say, was more'like his language, than what you put in his mouth: And, . let me tell you, it would have been a much strangerspeech, had so cautious and serious a man said, without a thorough knowledge os your character, that at the sirst sight he was'over head and ears'in love with you.., /: / ', . T i I think, allowing for the ridiculous; turn your airy wit gives to this sirst visit, that, by your own account, he acted like a prudent, serious, and worthy man, as he is, and like one who thought flashy compliments beneath him in lo serious an affair as l think, dear niece, this is not only'a mighty safe way, as you call it, of travelling towards the land of matrimony, but to the land of happiness, with respect as well to' the next world as this. And it is to be hoped, that the better entertainment you so much/ wisli for on your journey, may not lead you too much out of your way, and divert your mind from' the principal view which you ought to have at your jowney's end;'; In short, I should rather have wished that you could bring you mind nearer lo his standard, than M that Ihpuld fal into Lands that may posiibly. expose it i but Ji.y on Sir, have any curiosity or desire to know wtp, I 3m, I shall be in the park to-morrow exactly ai.wo o'clock-I cannot but be under apprehensions, lest-you should come more out of curiosity thian-compaslion but however, that you may have sonae notiou of ie, ifypu do come, I will give you a-short description of...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236531337
  • 9781236531339