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INSTRUCTIONS OF THE KNIGHT OF LA TOUR-LANDRY TO HIS

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PRECEPTS SELECTED FROM SIR THOMAS BROWNE'S “ LETTER

TO A FRIEND” AND FROM HIS “ CHRISTIAN MORALS”. . 299

MORAL TEACHINGS FROM THOMAS FULLER's 66

HOLY STATE 305

SELECTIONS FROM AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF MAXIMS AND

MORAL SENTENCES OF THE DUKE DE LA ROCHEFOUCAULD 309

PASSAGES FROM LORD HALIFAX'S “MORAL THOUGHTS AND

REFLECTIONS

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SELECTIONS FROM LORD HALIFAX's “ADVICE TO A DAUGH-

TER

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THE THUS I THINK OF JOHN LOCKE

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REFLECTIONS AND MAXIMS RELATING TO THE

CONDUCT OF LIFE," FROM WILLIAM PENN's “ FRUITS OF

SOLITUDE

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WILLIAM PENN'S ADVICE TO HIS CHILDREN

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FÉNELON'S RULES FOR A CHRISTIAN LIFE

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MASSILLON ON THE USE OF TIME

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DEAN SWIFT ON GOOD MANNERS

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ADDISON'S METHODS FOR FILLING UP EMPTY SPACES OF LIFE 351

TRAITS OF MORAL COURAGE IN EVERY-DAY LIFE, BY STANIS-

LAUS, KING OF POLAND.

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PRECEPTS SELECTED FROM CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS TO HIS

SON

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PRECEPTS SELECTED FROM “ THE ECONOMY OF HUMAN LIFE,"

ATTRIBUTED TO CHESTERFIELD

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RESOLUTIONS OF JONATHAN EDWARDS

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FRANKLIN'S CATALOGUE OF VIRTUES AND PLAN FOR ACQUIR-

ING THEM.

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LORD CHATHAM'S LETTER TO HIS NEPHEW

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COWPER'S DELINEATION OF THE HAPPY MAN, FROM

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TASK

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WASHINGTON'S LETTERS TO HIS NEPHEWS, AND A SELECTION
FROM HIS “RULES OF CIVILITY

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JEFFERSON'S LETTERS OF ADVICE TO YOUNG FRIENDS

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PRECEPTS SELECTED FROM GOETHE'S “MAXIMS AND REFLEC-

TIONS

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SELECTIONS FROM THE “ PENSÉES OF JOUBERT

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ROBERT BURNS'S POETICAL “EPISTLE TO A YOUNG FRIEND 420

JEAN PAUL FRIEDRICH RICHTER's RULES OF

LIFE, FROM

QUINTUS FIXLEIN

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WORDSWORTH's “ CHARACTER OF THE HAPPY WARRIOR 428

PRECEPTS FROM ZSCHOKKE'S “ MEDITATIONS ON LIFE, DEATH,

AND ETERNITY”

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