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C Lebs in Search of a Wife Volume 2; Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals (Paperback) Loot Price: R403
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C Lebs in Search of a Wife Volume 2; Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals (Paperback)

Hannah More

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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. 1809 Excerpt: ... our skle, so is bur duty to diminish the difference, of paramount obligation." I then repeated my request, that JL might be allowed to take a practical lesson in the next periodical visit to the cottagers.. Mrs. Stanley replied, "As to my girls, the elder ones, I trust, are such veterans in their trade, that your approbation can do them Ho harm, nor do.they stand in need of it as an incentive. But should the little ones find that their charity procures them praise, they might perhaps be charitable for the sake of praise, their benevolence might be set at work by their vanity, and they might be kd to do that from the love of applause, which can only please Ood, when the principle is pure. The iniquity of our holy things, my good friend, requires much Christian vigilance. Next to not giving at all, the greatest fault is to give from ostentation. The contest is only between two sins. The motive robs the act of the very name of virtue, while the good work that is paid in praise, is stripped of the hope of higher retribution." On my assuring Mrs. Stanley, that I thought such an introduction to their systematic schemes of charity might inform my own mind and improve my habits, she consented, ' and I have since been a frequent witness of their admirable method; and have been studying plans, which involve the good both of body and soul. Oh if I am ever blest with a coadjutress, a directress let me rather say, formed under such auspices, with what delight shall I transplant the principles and practices of Stanley Grove to the Priory Nor indeed would I ever marry but with the animating hope that not only myself, but alt around me, would be the better and the happier for the presiding genius I shall place three. Sir John Belfiekl had joined us while we were on this ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Hannah More
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-35005-0
Barcode: 9781154350050
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-35005-3

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