The Affectionate Brothers: A Tale ...

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Printed at the Minerva Press for A.K. Newman and Company, 1816 - English fiction

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Page 2 - ... faith and conduct, that he might rejoice in the well-grounded hope of meeting his earthly father in the presence of his heavenly Father. Charles did not forget her precepts; he treasured them in his mind — they grew with his growth ; his piety he imbibed from his mother — a high sense of honor and virtuous integrity he had previously imbibed from his father, and he grew up an honor to both. Yet was there one thing wanting in his character — he was deficient in prudence, or at least that...
Page 45 - Why, Ma'am, if my friend Charles there is, as he says, willing to work, I know a very honest bricklayer, who would take him for a trifle; and as poor little Tom was always a puny child, I could recommend him to my tailor; I know nothing else he is fit for; so if you wish " Every trace of tears instantly fled the countenance of Mrs. Harewood ; she turned a clear and steady eye upon the speaker, and...

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