The Novels And Miscellaneous Works Of Daniel De Foe (volume 15)

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byDaniel Defoe

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... excuse which the master brings, viz., that he was ashamed to go about instructing or praying with his apprentices and journeymen, because they would laugh at him. Note, we are easier to be laughed out of our duty than persuaded into it. From the whole, masters of families may observe the duty of instructing, and religiously guiding their servants, lies indispensably upon them, as much as that of instructing and educating their children; they are parents, that is, guides and governors to their whole house, though they are fathers only to their children. DIALOGUE IV. The master of the young man aforesaid now makes a visit to hi3 neighbour the clothier, who lived over against his house; whether he had any doubt of the truth of what the boy said to him, and had a mind as he had said to the lad himself, to find out the bottom of it; or perhaps to satisfy himself further about the alteration of the wicked boy, which his own servant had acquainted him of, or to please his own curiosity, or directed by Providence for his further conviction, is not material; but here discoursing of other things with the good man and his wife, he begins the following dialogue thus, talking of the servants: I remember, neighbour, you were once complaining of a very bad servant you had, and talked as if you wanted a warrant of me to send him to the house of correction. Clo. Yes, an't please your worship, I did so. Note, he was an alderman in the county town, and so a magistrate at that time.) Ald. Well, and pray how does he behave himself now? shall you want a warrant, neighbour? you know I shall always be ready to serve you in anything I can; it shall cost you nothing, if you have any such occasion. Clo. I hope not now, sir, I think that lad is much reformed; though I have had many ...

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... excuse which the master brings, viz., that he was ashamed to go about instructing or praying with his apprentices and journeym...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217360793

ISBN - 13:9780217360791

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