July 1788-July 1791

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...of undoubted admission here. Miss BURNEY T0 Mas.----' March 16, 1789. I thought with greatly added satisfaction, from what the last letter contains, of Mr. 's' religious principles. There, indeed, you 1 Waddiugton (see ante, p. 265). VOL. IV T _ T cents have given a basis to my hopes of your happiness, that no other consideration could have given me. To have him good is very important to me: to have you impressed with his goodness, I had almost said, is yet more so. Only guard yourself, all you can, from ruminating, too deeply, and from indulging every rising emotion, whether of pain or pleasure. You are all made up with propensities to both; I see it with concem, yet with added tenderness: see it also yourseyi and it can do no evil. We are all more in our own power than we think, till we try, or are tried. To calm your too agitated mind, must be uppermost in your thoughts: ----pray for strength to do it, and you will not be denied it: ---but pray, I beg you: ---it will not come without prayer, and prayer will impress you with the duty of exertion. MISS BURNEY TO THE SAME Qui-: r: n's Lows, VVnmson, March 17, '89. How tranquillising a letter, my sweet friend, have you at last sent me! I read it with the highest satisfaction, and I have dwelt upon it with constant pleasure ever since. What you tell me of Mrs. 's kindness and attention could not indeed surprise me, but my best gratification from them arises in your grateful acceptance. When you tell me you have not known so much comfort for time immemorial, you show that right disposition to be happy which forms one of the principal powers for becoming so. I do indeed flatter myself that now, since your destiny in this world is fixed, your mind will continue in the samshow more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236823230
  • 9781236823236