Memoirs Of The Life And Correspondence Of Mrs. Hannah More Volume 1 by William Roberts

Memoirs Of The Life And Correspondence Of Mrs. Hannah More Volume 1

byWilliam Roberts

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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: ...than the circumstance of placing my dear little girl in a situation where so much attention will be paid to the improvement of her heart, as well as that of her head; where both abilities and disposition will be regulated, and all the tender branches of the young espalier be taught to shoot in proper directions. I shall entertain a high opinion of her steadiness, if she can retain the simplicity of her behaviour, and not be warped, by the extreme partiality of so many kind friends, into some degree of affectation. I admire your agreeable method of instructing her in her duty towards her poor neighbours. We can tell people their duty from the pulpit; but you have the art to? make them desirous of performing it, as their greatest pleasure and amusement. We are here in a most delightful spot of country, the Isle of Thanet, covered with corn of every kind, from whence the eye glances at once on the blue waves of the sea, and beholds the white cliffs of Calais rising out of them at about the distance of thirty miles. To the right lies the rich prospect of East Kent, stretching away towards the South Foreland; at our feet is that noble terrace the pier of Ramsgate, extending half a mile into the sea; all the ships, to and from the river, glide by us; and yesterday there was a magnificent city of them assenv bled in the Downs. Your last two poems have excited a thirst in us after more from the same spring.' Greatly do we need instruction on the subject of conversation; and you are the person to give it.. You possess what is to be had from books, and, what is more, pass a good deal'of time in circles where the art is practised in a perfection of which, in our hugger-mugger way of life, we have no idea. Turn the matter in your mind. It would go nicely in the didacti...

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Title:Memoirs Of The Life And Correspondence Of Mrs. Hannah More Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:206 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:May 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217732690

ISBN - 13:9780217732697

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