Cobb's Sequel To The Juvenile Readers; Comprising A Selection Of Lessons In Prose And Poetry, From…

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byLyman Cobb

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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. 1834. Excerpt: ... numbers of women whom it produced, conspicuous for their virtues and their talents? 10. Look at this, in which you live, does it not derive a very considerable share of its reputation from the female pens that eminently adorn it? Look into the history of the world at large; do you not find, that the female sex have, in a variety of ways, contributed largely to many of its most important events? 11. Look into the great machine of society, as it moves before you: do you not perceive that they are still among its principal springs? Do not their characters and manners deeply affect the passions of men, the interests of education, and those domestick scenes where so much of life is past, and with which its happiness or misery is so intimately blended? 12. Consult your own experience, and confess whether you are not touched by almost every thing they do or say, or look; confess whether their very foibles and follies do not often interest, and sometimes please you? 13. There cannot, I am persuaded, be many worse symptoms of degeneracy, in an enlightened age, than a growing indifference about the regards of reputable women, and a fashionable propensity to lessen the sex in general. 14. Where this is the case, the decencies of life, the softness of love, the sweets of friendship, the nameless tender charities that pervade and unite the most virtuous form of cultivated society, are not likely to be held in high estimation; and when these fall into contempt, what is there left to polish, humanize, or delight mankind?--Fordyce. LESSON XXXVII. The Wonders of Nature. 1. How mighty! how majestick! and how mysterious are nature's works! When the air is calm, where sleep the stormy winds? In what chambers are they reposed, or in what dungeons confined? But when He, "who h...

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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. 1834. Excerpt: ... numbers of women whom it produced, conspicuous for their virtues and their talents? 10. Look at this, in which you live, does ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217191703

ISBN - 13:9780217191708

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