Familiar Letters on Subjects Interesting to the Minds and Hearts of Females

Familiar Letters on Subjects Interesting to the Minds and Hearts of Females

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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. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...occupations are harmonized by her plastic powers; and whilst one seems her native sphere, the other acquires an extrinsic importance from the truly dignified character and demeanor of Mrs. C. She was as little obnoxious to personal disrespect as to misrepresentation of motive in her new enterprize. Few of our circle, even of the most wealthy, effect so much pecuniary relief as Mrs. C. She is one of the first who are consulted in a charitable scheme, if she be not its originater; and her purse and personal exertions are alike promptly bestowed. She has always two or three young females in her family, to whom she gives the benefit of her example and instructions. The first time we go out, when you make your promised visit, we will call upon Mrs. C.; and I will be pledge for both, that thenceforth you shall be unalterable friends. Yours affectionately. LETTER XXtV. To Mrs. JV. T. You remarked in your letter, that you had heard some circumstances of Mr. P.'s misfortunes, which greatly interested you; and that, as your acquaintance with his connexions was recent, you wished me to inform you of what I knew respecting him. Probably no person could give you a more correct account; for, from his birth to his marriage, he resided in my immediate vicinity; and our families have been ever united in the strictest friendship. Mr. P. was an only son. His father was very desirous that his education, which was carefully commenced, should be completed at an university, and qualify him for a profession. But Mr. P. manifested a decided inclination for mercantile pursuits, and his father acceded to his wishes, and obtained him a place in the counting-house of a neighboring merchant. At the early age of twenty, he married Miss C., of a respectable family and very...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236659430
  • 9781236659439