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C Lebs in Search of a Wife; Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R433
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C Lebs in Search of a Wife; Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals Volume 1...

C Lebs in Search of a Wife; Comprehending Observations on Domestic Habits and Manners, Religion and Morals Volume 1 (Paperback)

Hannah More

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Loot Price R433 Discovery Miles 4 330

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...greatly enlarged his power of doing good But still more essentially has she increased his happiness, and raised his character, by her piety and prudence. By the large part she takes in his affairs, he is enabled to give himself wholly up to the duties of his profession. She is as attentive to the bodies, as her husband is to the souls of his people, and educates her own family as sedulously as he instructs his parish. " One "One day when I had been congratulating Dr. Barlow on the excellence of his wife's character, the conversation fell, by a sudden transition, on the celibacy of the Romish clergy. He smiled and said, ' Let us ministers of the Reformation be careful never to provoke the people to wish for the restoration of that part of popery. I often reflect how peculiarly incumbent it is on us, to select such partners as shall never cause our emancipation from the old restrictions to be regretted. And we ourselves ought, by improving the character of our wives, to repay the debt we owe to the ecclesiastical laws of protestantism for the privilege of possessing them," " Will it be thought too trifling to add, how carefully this valuable pair carry their consistency into the most minute details of their family arrangements'. Their daughters are no less patterns of decorum and modesty in their dress and appearance, than in the more important parts of their conduct. The Doctor says, ' that the most I distant distant and inconsiderable appendages to the temple of God, should have something of purity and decency. Besides, ' added he, c with what face could I censure improprieties from the pulpit, if the appearance of my own family in the pew below were to set my precepts at defiance, by giving an example of extravagance and vanity to the...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Hannah More
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-19956-6
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health
Books > Health, Home & Family > Family & health > Family & other relationships
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LSN: 1-230-19956-X
Barcode: 9781230199566

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