Pamela, Or Virtue Rewarded: In a Series of Letters from a Beautiful Young Damsel to Her Parents ... to which are Prefixed, Extracts from Several Curious Letter Written to the Editor on the Subject

Portada
J. Wallis, 1813 - 591 páginas
 

Comentarios de usuarios - Escribir una reseña

No hemos encontrado ninguna reseña en los sitios habituales.

Otras ediciones - Ver todo

Términos y frases comunes

Pasajes populares

Página 490 - The mother of Sisera looked out at a window and cried through the lattice Why is his chariot so long in coming? why tarry the wheels of his chariots?
Página 538 - ... follies, the cheats, the faults of the age he is fallen into, and particularly of the country he lives in. These he should be able to show to his pupil, as he finds him capable; teach him skill in men, and their manners; pull off the mask which their several callings and pretences cover them with; and make his pupil discern what lies at the bottom, under such appearances...
Página 126 - I will know where they are. Now, said he, it is my opinion they are about you ; and I never undressed a girl in my life ; but I will now begin to strip my pretty Pamela; and I hope I shall not go far before I find them.
Página 555 - Geography, I think, should be begun with ; for the learning of the figure of the globe, the situation and boundaries of the four parts of the world, and that of particular kingdoms and countries, being only an exercise of the eyes and memory, a child with pleasure will learn and retain them : and this is so certain, that I now live in the house with a child, whom his mother has so well instructed this way in geography...
Página 539 - I am sure he who is able to be at the charge of a tutor at home may there give his son a more genteel carriage, more manly thoughts, and a sense of what is worthy and becoming, with a greater proficiency in learning into the bargain, and ripen him up sooner into a man, than any at school can do. Not that I blame the schoolmaster in this or think it to be laid to his charge.
Página 11 - DEAR FATHER AND MOTHER, — I have great trouble, and some comfort, to acquaint you with. The trouble is, that my good lady died of the illness I mentioned to you, and left us all much grieved for the loss of her ; for she was a dear good lady, and kind to all us her servants.
Página 538 - I think this province requires great sobriety, temperance, tenderness, diligence, and discretion ; qualities hardly to be found united in persons, that are to be had for ordinary salaries: nor easily to be found any- where.
Página 166 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Página 538 - These he should be able to shew to his pupil, as he finds him capable ; teach him skill in men and their manners ; pull off the mask, which their several callings and pretences cover them with ; and make his pupil discern what lies at the bottom, under such appearances, that he may not, as unexperienced young men are apt to...
Página 569 - ... when he is of age to govern himself and make observations of what he finds in other countries worthy his notice and that might be of use to him after his return; and when too, being thoroughly acquainted with the laws and fashions, the natural and moral advantages and defects of his own country, he has something to exchange with those abroad from whose conversation he hoped to reap any knowledge.

Información bibliográfica