A Sequel to Coelebs

A Sequel to Coelebs

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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. 1812 edition. Excerpt: ...she was going mournfull y on her way. Though you 'have done no more than a man of true feeling would have done in the like case; yet, as an instrument in the hand of God, you_ are bound to thank him, and take courage; receiving_ it as an assurance that he will'yet do you good, and honour you with ' acceptance in his service. I am glad Sir George and Lady Aston have been with you: thus you have en-_ couragement on 'every hand to hold on _your way, and are experiencing the saying of David made good to you, " the righteous shall compass' me about, for _thou wilt deal bountifully with me." I ' _might, be at first a little help, like the 'scaffolding to a building; but when the edifice is reared, the scaffolding' may if safely be taken away. N0_t that I yvish to desert you; butI rejoice in all the aids that you obtain, that the ways of wisdom are made to you ways of pleasantness, as I have found them the paths of peace. I particularly congratulate you in Mr. Hamley's coming to your village, just at a time when you could appreciate his merit: from all I hear of him you can hardly prize him too much. He will greatly help you to recover your long neglected classical learning, and what is ' a thousand times better, will strengthen you in every good wordand work. The excellence of religion and all the beanties of holiness-, now rise on your view, with encreasing lustre: you find that by enlarging your usefulness, your pleasures are augmented in ways unthought of: it proves to you not only " a fountain of life, preserving from the snares of death," but a spring of fresh and delightful emotions in the exercise of social duties, and in that bond of union which exists...
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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956524
  • 9781236956521