The life of Adam Martindale by Adam MartindaleThe life of Adam Martindale by Adam Martindale

The life of Adam Martindale

byAdam Martindale

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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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.1845 Excerpt: ... SOME NOTES ON THE FOREGOING CHAPTER. (") People that make had proof do not hurt themselves onely, but oft others also hy discouraging such as would give them education. (b) It is a wise part in parents to consider their children's genius and inclination, and accordingly to employ them. () Debaucherie makes men's good parts uselesse, and heightens their faults so as oft to make them intolerable. (d) It is not good to be prejudiced against our lawful interest, but to make use of men so farre as may be a niercie to us though they be not every way to our mind. () As nature, which is God's ordinary power, doth not always produce males, though more perfect, but females also, which are as useful, so God in his wise providence doth not incline the hearts of all to arts and sciences, though these, as the knowledge of things, are more noble, but to skill in languages (which is but knowledge of words) because as useful in its kind as the other. C) People are apt to lay fault upon the places they live in, and indeed some are much fuller of temptation then others; yet a vertuous man assisted by God may live civilly any where. The following is Calamy's account of the state of things at the samo per)od, which, though allowance must of course be made for the political and religious bias of the writer, fully harmonises with the views here expressed by Martindale:--" The great cause of the Parliament's strength and tho King's ruin, was, that tho debauched rabble through the land, emboldened by his gentry, and seconded by the common soldiers of his army, took all that were called Puritans for their enemies. And though some of the king's gentry and superior officers behaved with civility, that was no security to the country, while tho multitude did what they listed. So that if...
Title:The life of Adam MartindaleFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217125220

ISBN - 13:9780217125222