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THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LICRARY 412799B ATSP, LE!!OX AND TILDEN FOURVAVIONS R

1947

CONTENTS,

Although in the following table of contents we have only
mentioned the principal subjects treated on in the various
letters, yet the respective characters in life which they
immediately concern may be easily discovered by re-
ference to the pages pointed out below.

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XII Humanity drawing a veil over youthful follies 25

XIII. On the practice of virtue

25

XIV. On the benefit of carly religion

26

SV. On the diligence to be used in youthful studies 27

XVI. On filial duty on the choice of a profession 28

XVII. Soliciting pocket-inoney in support of modest

frugality
XVIII. On prudent generosity
XIX. On brotherly affection
XX. Brotherly love exemplified
XXI. Prudence and sincerity exemplified in the choice

of a wife
XXII. On the same subject
XXIII. The character of a worthy family

XXIV. A mother's advice to her daughter
. XXV. On the danger of young women keeping com-

pany with men of loose characters
XXVI. Imprudence acknowledged with sincerity
XXVII. On the barbarities practised in the inquisition

at Lisbon

XXVIII. A comparative description of the happiness

of people in England

XXIX. A humorous letter from a sailor at. Plymouth

. to his wife in London

XXX. A letter from a young woman to her parents,

in the lowest style, concerning her sweetheart
XXXI. Rustic simplicity and prudeuce displayed
XXXII. Youth antering into business, soliciting the

assistance of those already established

XXXIII. Amuence encouraging industry

XXXIV. On the same subject

40

XIXV. On the same subject

40.

XXXVI. A necessary demand of payment.

XXXVII.' A comptance with the above request 41.

XXXVIII. From a merchant in Italy to his friend in

London

XXXIX. The answer

II. An urgent den and of payment
ILI. A reasonable answer
XLII. Irom a young man inadvertently surprised with

an inimediate demand of payment

XLIII. A prudent answer

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XLIV. Soliciting the loan of money from a friend 45

XLV. The hunane answer

XLVI. From a tenant to a landlord, excusing delay, of

payment

XLVII. Benevolence displayed

46

XLVIII. On the same subject

XLIX. On the same subject

L. Losses in trade emphatically displayed

47

LI. Sympathy-with the distressed

LII. An excuse for not paying money when due

LIII. A sensible compliance with the above

49.

LIV. From a modest young man, who has an opportu.

nity of settling in business, to an aged gentle-

man of reputed benevolence

IV. A satisfactory answer

50.

LVI. A servant's fidelity to his master:

51

LVII. Fidelity acknowledged

LVIII. On the same subject.

. . : 52

LIX. On the same subject

53

LX. Recommending a servant

53

LXI. The answer

LXII. Friendship in youth renewed in advanced years 54

LXIII. A request complied with

LXIV. A complaint of the badness of goods, 55

LXV. A reasonable excuse

LXVI. Industry struggling under afflictions

56.

LXVII. A satisfactory answer to the above

LXVIII. Modesty and assurance exemplified

LXIX. An instance of female prudence, as connected

. with the finest sentiments

LXX. Real love displayed

LXXI. Au affectionate mother's recommendation of

a dutiful son:

i 60

LXXII. A young lady acknowledging to her lover's

mother, that she is willing to comply .

LXXIII. From the same to her lover

61

LXXIV. A more explicatory ansier, with a descrip-

S tion of Nature's beauties

LXXV. A death-bed scene

LXXVI. Conjugal felicity and rural life

LXXVII. A sensible love letter

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LXXVIII. A sister requesting advice of her brother 66

LXXIX. Her brother's answer

LXXX. A declaration of love

LXXXI. A romantic love-leiter

68

LXXXII. prudent answer

69.

LXXXIII. Love and duty described :

09

LXXXIV. On the same subject

LXXXV. A young lady's letter to her lover

LXXXVI. An indulgent father's account of a dutiful

daughter

LXXXVII. A humorous love-letter
LXXXVIII. A more huinorous answer
LXXXIX. Wit reduced to practice, in a letter from a

gentleman to a lady

75

XC. A complimentary answer

XCI. A satirical but sensible reply

XCII. On the conduct of step-mothers

XCIII. An affectionate brother's account of a beloved

80

XCIV. On pleasure and economy

XCV. From a lover to his mistress lately recovered

from sickness

XCVI. Merit preferred to riches

XCVII. A struggle betwixt love and happiness

XCVIII. Anxiety of the niind under disappointment 86

XCIX. An orphan's submissive resignation to Providence 86

C. A spirite letter on indiffurence

87

TI. An excuse.

89

CII. Real love and merit exemplified in a letter from a

. young officer to his mistress

CIII. Advice to gentlemen of the army

CIV. On friendship in general

CV. On the death of a beloved and pious wife

CVI. A colis iatory answer

90

CVII. A tutor's arivice to a pupil

98

CVIII. On the same important subject

101

CÍX. Youth inquiring for knowledge

103

OX. On the use and excellence of history

CXI. On the history of England

106

CXII. On the history of foreign nations

CXUI. An interesting letter on seduction

110

CXIV. Viriue rewarded

112

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