The History of Tim Higgins, the Cottage Visitor

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byAbigail Roberts

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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. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ... debt for something else. In this way they are induced to run on, until at length debts increase, money runs short--they begin to pledge and to sell their things, and fall into poverty. Jenny. Many such things have happened in this neighbourhood, even in my recollection. But Tim, I hope you dont think matters were ever to go on so bad with me as all that. Tirn. I hope not, indeed, Jenny; but the true way to avoid it, is to clear off what you owe as fast as possible; for when once debts begin, as you said yourself, there is no telling-where they may end. Out of debt out of danger, is the proverb; and I believe that man alone is happy and independent, who can say to every man--I owe you nothing but gpod w'H CHAP. XII. Tire reader is now able to perceive how mistaken is the opinion, that it is only the rich who have it in their power to do good. 'Tis true Tim Higgins had a good back in Mr. Matins, who was always ready with his assistance when a little money was requisite, either to relieve a family from distress, or to put a man in the way of earning his bread who had fallen out of workby sickness. But there were many occasions when advice and not money was wanting, and of this Tim Higgins had a fund which Mas always at the service of his neighbour.--What a blessing would it be for Ireland, if every village had a person like him disposed to give good counsel; for we are well convinced that every village contains many willing to receive it. The poor have a natural quickness in perceiving who are their friends; and though often they disappoint the wishes of him who would guide them to good--though vicious habit is frequently found too deeply rooted to yield to the efforts of the benevolent, still there will be always sufficient success to...

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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. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ... debt for something else. In this way they are induced to run on, until at length debts increase, money runs sh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217756662

ISBN - 13:9780217756662

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