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1809 Excerpt: ...the flower of the family, and had acted very
honourably, in not attempting to interfere in the education of the
young Algernon and Rosalie, who ought never to be suffered to
associate with Protestants of any degree; of course, not with their
brother and cousins; since, admitting that the former did turn out
well, he would doubtless be a staunch Protestant; and, if he bore
any B 4 resemblance resemblance to his late father in point of
disposition, he would indubitably hurt the morals of Algernon, were
any intercourse suffered between them.; Lady William reluctantly
assented to what she by no means approved of; but, to oppose the
confessor with any hopes of success, she knew, would prove a vain
attempt; she, therefore, suffered her children to be brought up in
almost monastic seclusion, though she was well aware that this was
not likely to enable ihem to appear with eclat, whenever they were
released from thefr present state of bondage. Very different was
the education bestowed upon their brother, as Lord Endermay had
early resolved to spare neither pains nor expence upon the heir to
his familyhonours and vast estate, as he was extremely anxious to
prevent him from disr gracing the high rank which he was born to
fill in society, which he thought his paternal grandfather had long
done: he also wished him to avoid falling into his late father's
father's errors; and this, he conceived, could only be done by
paying the greatest attention to his' principles., morals, and
early habits. He, therefore, engaged a very worthy clergyman to
superintend his juvenile studies and to form his mind to an early
love of virtue; since, without hoping or expecting that he would
prove either a phoenix or a faultless monster, he wished him to be
a good as well as a far shionable me...
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