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G. H. Derby & Company, 1849 - 144 páginas

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From a sailor at NewYork to liis wife in Albany
36
From a young woman a servant in NewYork to her parents desiring their consent to marry
37
Let Page 68 The tradesmans reply
38
The parents answer 22
39
From an elder to a younger brother cautioning him in the choice of a wife 23
40
From a daughter to her father pleading for her sister who had married without his consent
41
The fathers answer 24
43
From a younger to an older brother 27
45
The ladys answer
46
From an indulgent father to a profligate son 29
48
Mrs Rowe to her mother on the approach of her own death 31
50
The merchants answer
53
Let Page 104 The brothers answer
54
From a young man whose master had lately died 34
55
To a correspondent requesting the payment of a sum of money
56
Answer
57
From a merchant at St Thomas to a brother in NewYork desiring him to sell some goods and purchase others 35
58
The Answer
59
An urgent demand of payment
60
The ladys answer
61
The answer 36
62
The answer
63
Soliciting the loan of money from a friend
64
The answer
65
From a tradesman to a customer demanding payment of money 38 67 Answer to the preceding
66
From a tradesman unable to honor his acceptance to a merchant
69
From a merchant to a tradesman demanding money and ex pressing disapprobation of his proceedings 39
70
The answer
71
To a person who wants to borrow money of another without any claim but assurance 40
72
Refusal to lend money 41
74
From a tenant to a landlord excusing delay of payment
75
The answer 42
77
The answer
78
From a tradesman to a wholesale dealer to delay payment of a sum of money 43
79
The answer
80
From a young man who had an opportunity to set up in busi ness but destitute of money to a gentleman of reputed be nevolence
81
The gentlemans answer
82
From the servant of a wholesale dealer to his master in New York giving an account of his customers in the country
83
From the same to the same on the foregoing subject
84
From a young gentleman to a lady with whom he is in love 48
94
From a young merchant to an aged gentleman formerly of the same profession but now retired from business
95
The gentlemans reply 49
96
his son to his protection
97
The answer
98
The young ladys answer 50
99
The young gentlemans answer
100
From the lady after marriage to an unmarried cousin 52
102
The ladys letiter to her brother an attornev concerning the above
103
To a young man on the commencement and pursuit of trade
104
To a young gentleman on his entering into the world with
106
From a lady to her friend who had buried her husband
108
From a gentleman to his friend in distressed circumstances who had endeavored to conceal his poverty
109
From a gentleman lately returned from his travels to his friend concerning loyalty
110
To a young man on prudence
111
To the same on the vicissitudes of human life
112
Dr Johnson to Mrs Thrale on the value of long established friendship
113
Mr Locke to Mr Molyneux on the advantages of friendship
114
The bishop of Rochester to Mr Pope ib 171 Dr Arbuthnot to Mr Pope
115
Letter from Mr West to Mr Gray soliciting his correspon dence
116
Dr Johnson to Mrs Thrale on the death of her husband ib 174 Mrs Whiteway to Lord Orrery describing the melancholy sit uation of Dean Swift
117
Dr Johnson to the Honorable Mr Wyndham on his Dr Johnsons recovery from illness
118
From a lover to his mistress lately recovered from sickness
120
From a rich young gentleman to a beautiful young lady with no fortune 66
121
The young ladys answer
122
The gentlemans reply
123
The ladys rejoinder
124
From a lady to a gentleman complaining of indifference
125
The gentlemans reply 69
127
The ladys answer 70
131
An ironical letter to a slanderer
132
The mothers answer 73
133
From the saine to the young lady by permission of her father 74
135
From a young lady to a gentleman that courted her whom she could not esteem but forced by her parents to receive his visits
136
From a young lady in the country to her father acquainting him with an offer made to her of marriage 75
137
The answer
138
From Mr Smith to the young ladys father 76
140
The ladys answer 77
143

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Página 112 - We then relax our vigour and resolve no longer to be terrified with crimes at a distance, but rely upon our own constancy, and venture to approach what we resolve never to touch.
Página 119 - That which is appointed to all men is now coming upon you. Outward circumstances, the eyes and the thoughts of men, are below the notice of an immortal being about to stand the trial for eternity, before the Supreme Judge of heaven and earth. Be comforted : your crime, morally or religiously considered, has no very deep dye of turpitude. It corrupted no man's principles ; it attacked no man's life. It involved only a temporary and reparable injury.
Página 115 - I may call upon you, at my hearing, to say somewhat about my way of spending my time at the Deanery, which did not seem calculated towards managing plots and conspiracies. But of that I shall consider. You and I have spent many hours together upon much pleasanter subjects; and that I may preserve the old custom, I shall not part with you now till I have closed this letter with three lines of Milton, which you will, I know, readily, and not without some degree of concern, apply to your ever affectionate,...
Página 113 - ... us, and disease and anxiety obstruct our way. We then look back upon our lives with horror, with sorrow, with repentance; and wish, but too often vainly wish, that we had not forsaken the ways of virtue. Happy are they, my son, who shall learn from thy example not to despair, but shall remember that though the day is past, and their strength is wasted, there yet remains one...
Página 113 - Those that have loved longest love best. A sudden blaze of kindness may by a single blast of coldness be extinguished, but that fondness which length of time has connected with many circumstances and occasions, though it may for a while [be] suppressed by disgust or resentment, with or without a cause, is hourly revived by accidental recollection.
Página 116 - You willing in a short time to alleviate your trouble by some other exercise of the mind. I am not without my part of the calamity. No death since that of my Wife has ever oppressed me like this. But let us remember that we are in the hands of him who knows when to give, and when to take away, who will look upon us with mercy through all our variations of existence, and who invites us to call on him in the day of trouble. Call upon him in this great revolution of life, and call with confidence. You...
Página 113 - ... yet remains one effort to be made ; that reformation is never hopeless, nor sincere endeavours ever unassisted; that the wanderer may at length return after all his errors, and that he who implores strength and courage from above, shall find danger and difficulty give way before him. Go now, my son, to thy repose, commit thyself to the care of Omnipotence, and when the morning calls again to toil, begin anew thy journey and thy life.
Página 137 - SP his heirs, and assigns, a certain tract and parcel of land, bounded as follows, viz. [Here insert the bounds, together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging.'} To have and to hold the same unto the said SP his heirs and assigns, to his and their use and behoof for ever.
Página 116 - You will then find comfort for the past, and support for the future. He that has given You happiness in marriage to a degree of which without personal knowledge, I should have thought the description fabulous, can give You another mode of happiness as a Mother, and at last the happiness of losing all temporal cares in the thoughts of an eternity in heaven.
Página 113 - We entangle ourselves in business, immerge ourselves in luxury, and rove through the labyrinths of inconstancy, till the darkness of old age begins to invade us, and disease and Anxiety obstruct our way. We then look back upon our lives with horror, with sorrow, with repentance; and wish, but too often vainly wish, that we had not forsaken the ways of virtue.

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