The Young Gentleman and Lady Instructed in Such Principles of Politeness, Prudence, and Virtue, as Will a Sure Foundation for Gaining Respect, Esteem, and Satisfaction in This Life, and Eternal Happiness in a Future State, Vol. 1 : Interspersed with Such O
Excerpt from The Young Gentleman and Lady Instructed in Such Principles of Politeness, Prudence, and Virtue, as Will a Sure Foundation for Gaining Respect, Esteem, and Satisfaction in This Life, and Eternal Happiness in a Future State, Vol. 1: Interspersed With Such Observations and Maxims, as Demonstrate the Danger and Folly of Vice, and the Advantage and Wisdom of Virtue These are great difcouragements; yet, for my part, as I think it every man's indifp fible duty to do all the fervice he can to his country 3 and, as Icannot fee what difference fuch an idle perfon puts between himfelf and his cattle, who lives without that thought, I [hall never regard them. And I am apt to flatter myfelf that in the courfe of thefe ejezyr, I have treated of feveral fubjeets, and laid down ma ny fuch rules for the conduct of human life, which my readers were either wholly ignorant of before; or which at leaf't thofe few, who were acquainted Wltll them, looked upon as fo many fecrets they had found out for the conduct of themfelves, but were refolved ne-s ver to communicate to others. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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