I.Letters from --- To Robert Molesworth; 2. Letters to a Young Man at the University

I.Letters from --- To Robert Molesworth; 2. Letters to a Young Man at the University

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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. 1721 edition. Excerpt: ...I anj satisfy'd j and hope it may prove for the best, as you seem so positively to assure.' And for the other part, my love affair, using the same good judgment you have in this as well as in the other, do as you judge best. I leave all to you: only shou'd be sorry that you ran the least hazard. in going too far out of doors this weather. And therefore beg that your zeal for me wou'd not push you, towhatwou'd be a real trouble for me to hear. Take your time, use your own way, act for me with full power, and report your judgment. IF I have that interest you intimate in a graat man, I can assure you as well for the Publick's sake. as for my own fin real love and obligation to him) I will not indulge my self in any respect; but be a Courtier to my utmost, and see him often at St. James's, Kensington, Windsor, or wherever he is. Only my health will not bear with any kind of attendance in winter-time, when I am forc'd to attend upon my self; and by that care, and sparing of my self, have recover'd (when by nothing else I cou'd.) out of the most languishing condition for three or four years.. for which I have endur'd sand must endure it seems, because of the singularity of my distemper) the judgment of the world, as one fantastical and splenetick. But my near Friends, those of all hours, and that fee me in all circumstances, can best witness for me as to that: tho" perhaps, now they are for advancing me in Matrimony, they may magnify my bodily estate, at the hazard of that of my mind, which is less (they think) a fair Lady's concern. But I like not the stratagem, and desire to appear in truth what I am; only if I am more careful of my health against the time of such an ingagement, I may be the more excus'd: and indeed it is but after all what is...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236563980
  • 9781236563989