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Familiar Letters Between the Principal Characters in David Simple; And Some Others. to Which Is Added, a Vision (Paperback) Loot Price: R408
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Familiar Letters Between the Principal Characters in David Simple; And Some Others. to Which Is Added, a Vision (Paperback):...
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Familiar Letters Between the Principal Characters in David Simple; And Some Others. to Which Is Added, a Vision (Paperback)

Sarah Fielding

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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. 1747. Excerpt: ... A VISION METHOUGHT I was conveyed into a large Plain; amongst such Multitudes of Men and Women, that f could have no other Idea, than that all Mankind were assembled together. At the End of this Plain, at a little distance from each other, were four prodigious large high Gates, with a Ticket on /each in full view. On the First was written, The Way to Wealth? on the Second; The Way to Power; on the Third, The Way to Pleasure; and on the Fourth, The Way io Virtue, All the Company were employing themselves, in reading these several Tickets f Tickets; but I observed at the very Top of the Gates, other Words were written in such small Characters, that they were difficult to be distinguished: On the First, To Avarice; on the Second, To Ambition; on the Third, To Disappointment; and on the Fourth, To Pride: but these Inscriptions were overlook'd by almost every Person there. I Was almost deafned with the confused Din of the Multitude, every one arguing strenuously, at which Gate it was best to enter: altho' their Arguments might have been spared: for their Choice had been visibly fixed before by Inclination; each having taken by the Hand the Guide, who sat before that Gate which he, or she, from the first intended to enter. Curiosity led me to wish, I could follow every Company; but, as that was impossible to do at once, I resolved to follow first, the Guide to Avarice; a Monster too deformed to be described: but in Patches up and down, on the Wretch's tattered Rags was inscribed; J lead to Wealth. Vol. II. Z These These Words, like a kind of Charm, blind ed the Eyes of all our Company, and in them, the (hocking Ugliness of our Guide, whose Name, I afterwards found, was LaSour, was quite lofL When the Gate was thrown open, we had the greatest Difficulty imaginab...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Sarah Fielding
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-87268-6
Barcode: 9781150872686
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-87268-3

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