The Correspondence And Diary Of Philip Doddridge, D. D. (volume 5); Illustrative Of Various…

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byPhilip Doddridge

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1831. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SECTION III. Particulars relative to the Family of Dr. Doddridge: His Will: List of Gentlemen educated under his Care, &c. As it is natural that the reader may feel desirous of learning something of the future welfare of a family of whose domestic felicity these pages have presented so charming a picture, I have thrown together the following brief particulars: At the decease of Dr. Doddridge, the family consisted of the widow, son, and three daughters.* It is related that, with the playful tenderness which so strongly marked his character, he was wont to term the three latter, Faith, Hope, and Charity. Not that either was deficient in those amiable qualities, but because the meek piety of the eldest, the frank cheerfulness of the second, and the unwearied kindness of the youngest, rendered the appellations singularly appropriate. The successful progress which their brother made in his studies has been indicated by several passages in this Correspondence, and a further evidence of this fact will be found in the following extract from an unpublished letter of Dr. Doddridge's, dated 1749. "She (speaking of his wife) has done her part with great and successful care in the wise and pious education of our four surviving children, of whom three are daughters, between the ages of seventeen and twelve. Our only son, who bears my own name, is about fourteen, and has made very uncommon attainments in Latin, Greek, French, and Italian, under the instruction of his worthy master, the Rev. Mr. Aiken,* of Kibworth, once my pupil, and after that my assistant." * In the following memoranda Dr. Doddridge has noted the births of all his children :-- "My dear eldest child, Elizabeth Doddridge, was born on Thursday, Oct. 7, 1731, and, to my unutterable grief, died on Friday, Oct. 1, 173...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1831. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SECTION III. Particulars relative to the Family of Dr. Doddridge: His Will: List of Gentlemen educated under his Care, &c. As it is natur...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.36 inPublished:January 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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