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The Book our given by Mr Proster. of Beeston in norfald July 1717

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ESSAY

OF PARTICULAR

ADVICE

John TO THE

Young GENTRY,

FOR

The overcoming the Difficulties and Temptations they may meet with, and the making an early and happy Improvement of the Advantages they enjoy beyond others.

By the Author of
Youths Grand Concern.

LONDON:

Printed for JOHN WYAT, at the Rofe in St. Paul's Church-Yard. MDCCXI.

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To the Honourable

Sir John Hobart, Baronet.

SIR,

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S your kind Acceptance of my former Book has encouraged me to prefent you with the Second, fo your Academical Education and aufpicious Improvements fince your Perufal of that have (I doubt not) well difpofed you for reading this, not only with an equal Candor, but with the more distinguishing Tafte of a maturer Judgment. And tho' the Counsel here given be not nicely prepared for delicate Palates, that can relifh nothing of this nature, unless compofed with the elegant Seafoning of fome ingenious Dialogue, or witty Poem, or diverting Romance, that may have a Tincture of Sport and Facetioufnefs, to fuit the Humour of the Age we live in, yet 'tis hoped it will meet with fome Readers befides your felf whom neither the Brisknefs of Youth, nor the Splendor and Affluence of worldly Profperity, has rendred wholly averfe to fuch plain and faithful Monitions as are of great Importance to their prefent and future Happiness.

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