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The British Essayists (Volume 28, PT. 3); World. with Prefaces, Historical and Critical (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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The British Essayists (Volume 28, PT. 3); World. with Prefaces, Historical and Critical (Paperback): Lionel Thomas Berguer
The British Essayists (Volume 28, PT. 3); World. with Prefaces, Historical and Critical (Paperback): Lionel Thomas Berguer

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Lionel Thomas Berguer

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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. 1823. Excerpt: ... at the capital of the kingdom. At their entrance into the great city, the mother conjured her daughters never to lose sight of her; for it was the will of Jupiter, she said, that their separation should be attended with the utter ruin of all three. But Health was of too gay a disposition to regard the counsels of Labour; she suffered herself to be debauched by Intemperance, and at last died in childbirth of Disease. Contentment, in the absence of her sister, gave herself up to the enticements of Sloth, and was never heard of after; while Labour, who could have no enjoyment without her daughters, went every where in search of them, till she was at last seized by Lassitude in her way, and died in misery.' N 144. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1755. The following letter is of so interesting a nature, that I have put my priater to no small inconvenience in getting it ready at a very short warning for this day's publication. If the contents of it are genuine, I hardly know of a punishment which the author of such complicated ruin does not deserve. The unavoidable miseries of mankind are sufficient in themselves for human nature to bear; but when shame and dishonour are added to poverty and want, the lot of life is only to be endured by the consideration that there is a final state of retribution, in which the sufferings of the innocent will be abundantly recompensed, and temporary sorrows be crowned with endless joys. 'To Mr. Fitz-adam. SIR, 'If your breast has any feeling for the distresses of a ruined wife and mother, I beseech you to give my most unhappy story a place in your next paper. It may possibly come time enough to prevent a catastrophe, which would add horror to ruin, and drive to utter distraction a poor helpless family, who have more misery already than th...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Lionel Thomas Berguer
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 48
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-06077-5
Barcode: 9781154060775
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-06077-2

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