A Guide to English Composition, Or One Hundred and Twenty Subjects Analysed ...

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C.S. Francis and Company, 1854
 

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Evil Examples are like pestilential Diseases
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PART II
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Employment is the Salt of Life
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The greatest Events are often drawn by Hairs 82
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Mental Stimulus is necessary for bodily Exercise 86
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Knowledge is Power
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If you wish to give your Talents fair Play dress well
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Honesty is the best Policy Part I
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He who is honest from Policy is not an honest Man Part II
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A little Straw shows which way the Wind blows
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Mental Cultivation conduces to both Health and Happiness
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Order is needful for improvement
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Theme go XX None are completely happy
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Resist the beginnings of Evil
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Necessity is the Mother of Invention
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Pride is the Bane of Happiness
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Habit is second Nature
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Virtue is its own Reward
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Vice brings its own Punishment
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A wounded Reputation is seldom cured
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A good Cause makes a stout Heart
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Contentment is the true Philosophers Stone
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Take care of the Pence and the Pounds will take care of themselves
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Idle young Men make needy old ones
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A soft Answer turneth away Wrath
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Every Bird is known by his Note 125
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A slow Fire makes sweet Malt
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Too much Familiarity breeds Contempt 185
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The Cross of Vice is far heavier than that of Virtue
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Endeavour to be what you would seem to be
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The Love of Money is the Root of all Evil
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The Middle Station of Life is most favourable to Virtue and Happiness
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The Usefulness of Mathematical Learning
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A Classical is far superior to a mere English Education
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Works of Taste have a social Benefit on Man
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Why should a whole Class be turned down when One or Two Boys of it do not know the appointed Lesson? Part I Pro
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Coo
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Cautions 184
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The Ideal affords more Pleasure than the Real
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The second Blow makes the Fray
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Cleanliness is a Pearl of the first Water
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The Fruits of Labour are sweeter than the Gifts of Fortune
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The Evils we bring on ourselves are more bitter than those which are laid upon us
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Te are the Salt of the Earth
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LIU Poetry and wellconducted Periodicals are not with out their Uses
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The Study of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy is attended with incalculable Advantages
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Luxury destroys both Independence and Liberty
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Learning conduces to moral and private Virtues
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Refinement is a national Benefit
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Family Disagreements are injurious to Morals as well as to Happiness
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To be good is to be happy
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A rolling Stone gathers no Moss
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Tis Cruelty to spare the Guilty
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Listen not to all that is spoken
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Never contend with a Fool
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To praise Ones Friend rising early has the same Effect as cursing him
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Theme Page LXXIV Suspect not without good Cause
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Be anxious for nothing
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It is not lawful to do Evil that Good may come
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Study to mind your own Business Part I
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TXXyiII Study to mind your own Business and not anothers Part II
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LXX1X The Commandments of God are not grievous
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Set not your Affections on Things below
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Anger is temporary Madness
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Be merciful
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LXXXITT Hunger is the best Sauce
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A blithe Heart makes a blooming Visage
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Slander always leaves a Slur
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By others Faults wise Men correct their own
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He that hath Pity on the Poor lendeth to the Lord
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Fools make a mock of Sin
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Prosperity is a stronger Trial of Virtue than Adversity 800
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He that oppresseth the Poor reproacheth his Maker 807
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A Fault confessed is half redressed 809
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Charity hopeth all Things and is kind 810
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Necessity has no Law 812
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A guilty Conscience is the worst Accuser 814
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Swear not at all 816
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Learning is better than House and Land 819
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Never contend about Trifles 828
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Te are the light of the World 825
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The Righteous is more excellent than his Neigh bour 827
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No Friend like the Friend of Publicans and Sinners 880
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Prosperity gains Friends 888
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All Work and no Play makes Jack a dull Boy 887
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The Face is an Index of the Mind 889
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Science the Handmaid of Religion 842
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CVI1I The more you have the more you desire 847
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Be sure your Siu will find you out 849
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Follow not a Multitude to do evil 864
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Religion makes the Mind cheerful and happy 856
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Love thy Neighbour as thyself 895
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Example more powerful than Precept 870
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Every Creature of God is good 873
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A good name is better than precious Ointment 876
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Selfpraise is no Commendation 879
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The Blessings of God outweigh the Penalties of Sin 888
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No place like Home 889
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PART IV
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Favours bestowed readily are doubly welcome 897
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Bi got ill spent 898
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Opportunity makes the Thief 899
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CXLVTT Flattery is a honeyed Sting
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A Word to the wise v
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