The history of sir Charles Grandison, Volume 2

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Suttaby, Evance, & Fox & Crosby, 1812

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Page 177 - For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Page 59 - I shewed an over readiness, even to rashness, which she thought might lead me into errors, that would more than over-balance the good I aimed to do ; she redoubled her efforts to keep me right: and on this particular acquirement of a skill in the management of the weapons, she frequently enforced upon me an observation of Mr. Locke ; ' That young men, in their warm blood, ' are often forward to think they have in vain learned * to fence, if they never shew their skill in a duel.
Page 237 - I am afraid my uncle will think himself justified by them on this occasion, when he asserts, that it is one of the most difficult things in the world to put a woman right, when she sets out wrong.
Page 151 - I have fought a good fight ; I have finished my course ; I have kept the faith — There is laid up for me a crown of righteousness." And then her voice failing, she gave signs of satisfaction, in the hope of being entitled to that crown ; and expired in an ejaculation that her ebbing life could not support.

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