The History of Sir Charles Grandison: In a Series of Letters, Volume 2

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John Donaldson, 1776

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Volume 2. More than 12 pages long.

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Page 166 - For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently ? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.
Page 112 - Yet, with a sigh o'er all mankind, I grant, In this our day of proof, our land of hope, The good man has his clouds that intervene ; Clouds, that obscure his sublunary day, But never conquer : ev'n the best must own, Patience, and resignation, are the pillars Of human peace on earth.
Page 55 - That young men, in their warm blood, are often forward to think they have in vain learned to fence if they never show their skill in a duel.
Page 216 - Oldham's economy in several of his letters. He had a right to do what he would with his own fortune. It was not ours till now. Whatever he has left us, he might have still lessened it. That economy is all that concerns us in interest ; and that is in her favour.

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