Virtue Rewarded; In a Series of Letters, from a Beautiful Young Lady to Her Parents. a Narrative

Virtue Rewarded; In a Series of Letters, from a Beautiful Young Lady to Her Parents. a Narrative

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...ay he went. 'Your goodness, Sir, ' said I, ' knows no bounds: O may my gratitude never find any!'--' I saw, ' said my master, 'when the good man approached you, that he did it with so much awe and love mingled together; that I fancied he longed to salute my angel; and I could not but indulge his honest heart.'--' How blessed ijin I' said I, and kissed his hand. And indeed I make nothing now of kissing his dear hand, as if it was my own. When honest old Mr. Jonathan came in to attend?.t dinner, so lean, so sleek, and so neat, as he always is, with his silver hair, I said, ' Well, Mr. Jonathan, how do 3'ou do? I am glad to see you. You look as well as ever, thank God!!--'Odear Madam, ' said he, better than ever, to have such a blessed sight! God bless you, and my good master. I hope, Sir, ' said he, 'you'll excuse all my past failings.'--' Ay, that I will, Jonathan, ' said he;'because you never had any, but what your regard for my dear wife was the occasion of. And now I can tell you, you can never err, because you cannot respect her too much.'--' O, Sir.' said he, 'your honour is exceedmg good. I'm sure I shall always pray for you both.' After dinner, Mr. Longman coming in, to talk of some affairs under his care, he said afterwards, ' All your honour's servants are now happy; for Robert, who left you, had a pretty little fortune fallen to him, or he never would have quitted your service. He was here but yesterdaj-, to inquire when you and my lady returned hither; and hoped he might have leave to pay his duty to you both.'--'Aye, ' said my master," ' I shall be glad to see honest Robin, for that's another of your favourites, Pamela. It was high time, I think, I should marry you, were it but to engage the respects of all my family to...show more

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  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236569709
  • 9781236569707