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76 On Sincerity Tillotson 79 On Honour Guardian 81 Ou Good Humour Rambler
84 On the Knowledge of the World ibid . 88 On the Advantages of uniting Gentle .
ness of Manners with Firmness of Mind Ld . Chesterfield 90 On Good Sense ...
Honour thy father with thy whole heart , and forget diot the sorrows of thy . mother
, how canst thou recompense them the things they have done for thee ? There is
notbing so much worth as a mind well instructed . The lips of talkers will be ...
Young men are subtle arguers ' ; the cloak of honour .covers all their faults , as
that of passion , all their fellies . Economy is no disgrace ; it is better living on a
little , than out - living a great deal . Next to the satisfaction I receive in the
The difference there is betwixt honour and honesty seems to be cijelly in the
inotive . The honest man does that from duty , which the man of honour does for
the sake of character . A liar begins with making falshood appear like truth , and
Honour is but a fictitious kind of honesty ; a mean , but a necessary substitute for
it , in societies who have none ; įt is a sort of paper - credit , with which men are
obliged to traide , who are deficient in the sterling cash of true morality and ...
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This reader was initially published as a British reader, and then imported to America. According to Henry W. Simon, it was first published in America in Philadelphia in 1799. He was unaware of this second American printing. There is also another printing -- from New York in 1812 -- of which he too was unaware. Thus far, these are the only three American printings of which I am aware. In a visit to the Harvard archives, I noticed in their records that the Institute of 1770, an early literary society there, often read aloud from Enfield in their meetings in the 1770s and 1780s (though this would have been a British version of the text, not the American one depicted here).