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Advice to a Young Woman at Service: In A Letter from A Friend (1823)
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Page 13 - Gradgrind denounced the pupil who, in her ignorance, said the first principle of political economy was to "do unto others as you would have others do to you " ; but she was right, and only the political economy of the golden rule will save society.
Page 28 - Do not suppose, because I have recommended a plain dress, that I would have you feel as if you were in a low, degraded state. Far otherwise. We are all in some respects upon an equality.
Page 12 - Let it be your ambition and your happiness to send the dishes up to the table in a manner that will gratify the family.
Page 29 - But our Creator, for wise purposes, has made our outward state, at least for a time, in some things to differ.
Page 31 - ... for there are bad books in circulation, such as I should be sorry to have you even look at; — and many more foolish ones, which it is a mere waste of time to read.
Page 19 - Much happiness too is lost by frequent change ; for the longer you live in a family the more you will feel interested in its concerns, you will probably love the family better, and will consequently be more' happy ; for the more we love, the happier we are.