Lectures on the Art of Reading Volume 2

Lectures on the Art of Reading Volume 2

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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: ...seems now to be fast approaching. I Iktreat. therefore beseech and conjure you, my dear Jugurtha, by this right hand; by the remembrance of my past kindness to you; by the honour of my kingdom, and by the majesty of the gods; be kind to my two sons, whom my favour to you has made your brothers; and do not think of forming a connexion with --y stranger to the prejudice of your relations. It is not by siraj, nor by trea-Warninc. sures, that a kingdom is secured, but by well-affectedsubjects and -///-. And it is by faithful and Teaching. important services hat friendship (which neither gold w'xW purchase, nor arms-extort) issecured. But ivhat friendship is more perfect than that which Remon. ought to obtain between brothers? What fidelity can be expected among strangers, if it is wanting among relations? The kingdom, I /-nv you, is in Warning g00s? condition, if you govern it properly; otherwise, it is w?- . For by agreement, a small state increases: by division, ' a-great one goes to r--. It will lie upon jc-, Jugurtha, who are come to Inculcat. 77psr jrar.r, than your brothers, to provide, that no misconduct produce any bad effect. And if any difference should arise between you and your brothers, (which may the gods avert!) the public will Devot. charge you, however innocent you may be, as the aggressor, because your years and abilities give you the superiority. Eut I firmly persuade myself, that Hope. you will treat them with kindness, and that they will honour and esteem you, as your distinguijhed 'virtue deserves. ur. Drunkenness. Shake/pear's Othello. Cassia. T'LL be ha--hiccoughs I'll be ha--hang'd, if these fellows han't given me a fil--a fil--a fillip on the brain-pan a little one. Montano....show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236562715