Elements of Morality, for the Use of Children; With an Introductory Address to Parents Volume 3

Elements of Morality, for the Use of Children; With an Introductory Address to Parents Volume 3

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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. 1792 edition. Excerpt: ...Mr. Jones, Sly is a wicked man, he complained to me of you, as if you were a cheat, and kept back part of the yarn I gave you to weave. I did not know enough of you, for how cm I know all the people who work for me? But from that 'that time I have been very attentive: I have carefully measured, and weighed all that you have done, and discovered that you were the most honest and industrious of all my journeymen. Tears of joy started into Jackson's ews; laahKfully pressed Mr. Jones's hand, and said, I see now come to pass what my poor dead father continually used to say to me. "Jack, always stick to honesty, and then your most spiteful enemies may contribute, "without thinking of it, to your happiness." He returned to his house, and carried this news to his wife and children. It is easy to suppose what joy he spread amongst them. CHAPTER XXXIX. THIS act of justice afforded Mr, a nleasure. At dinner he!ones mivw ''ackfon could talk of nothing, but hcneu j' and assured his family that he was better pleased at having become acquainted with his real worth, and that he had it in his power to reward him, than if he had gained a thousand pounds in trade. He ilill continued to talk of honesty, and added, that an honest man was always happier than a knave. Had Jackson cheated me, continued Mr. Jones, he would not have gained as much as he has now by his honesty. He was very right when he said that the very enemies of an honest man often labour to promote his fortune, because they speak ill.of him, which contributes to make other people people more attentive to his conduct, and they discover the good qualities which a modest man is not eager to bring forward to notice. At the end of a fortnight another cause of joy occurred, -which.ive them...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236575180
  • 9781236575180