Download e-book for kindle: A Call to Character: A Family Treasury of Stories, Poems, by Colin Greer, Herbert Kohl

By Colin Greer, Herbert Kohl

A different choice of tales, poems, proverbs, and fables by means of well-known writers, together with essays approximately each one paintings, emphasizes self-discovery and personality improvement and offers a liberal replacement to the best-selling A ebook of Virtues. 75,000 first printing. $60,000 ad/promo. journey.

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He came to reside at Mr Allworthy's house on graduation—beating the trail later followed by Square and Thwackum. Allworthy treated Master Summer like a son. Young Summer 'was untimely snatched away' by smallpox leaving Miss Allworthy pregnant. For reasons which are not entirely clear, Bridget then confided her plight to Jenny Jones and to Jenny's mother—but not to her own brother. Jenny had recently been dismissed from service with the Little Baddington schoolmaster, Partridge (later one of Tom's putative fathers), on grounds of sexual looseness—not, one would have thought, a strong recommendation for her to be taken into the moralistic Miss Allworthy's service.

As he began his sentence', the phrase 'I told you' refers to something a long way back in the text, as far back as volume I, chapter 21, in fact (page 51 of the World's Classics edition). 6) we find the following passage: T think, replied my Uncle Toby, taking his pipe from his mouth, and striking the head of it two or three times upon the nail of his left thumb, as he began his sentence,—I think, says he:—but to enter . . ). 6) by 'it would not be amiss, brother, if we rung the bell'. 8 will certainly take most readers an entertaining hour and a half.

He has been shipwrecked coming back from the South Seas. More to the point, he is now a poor man. The tables are turned but Fanny's heart is true. She accepts him as her husband and they go on to have 'those fine children you have seen by this happiest of matches'. Over the five years of our acquaintance with her, Fanny avoids pregnancy when it would be professionally inconvenient. She becomes pregnant when (as she wrongly thinks) it will coerce Charles into marriage. She has legitimate children after marriage.

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