The Universal Letter-writer; Or, New Art of Polite Correspondence: Containing a Course of Interesting Original Letters ... which May Serve as Copies for Inditing Letters on the Various Occurrences in Life ... Also, A New Plain and Easy Grammar of the English Language ...
T. Wilson and Son, 1812 - Letter writing - 204 pages
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A. B. Showeth able affairs affection affectionate afflicted answer appear assure attended called character circumstances concerning conduct consider consistent continue convinced dear desire distressed doubt duty bound expect extremely father favour future give glad greatest hand happiness hear heart Honourable hope human humble humble petition husband knowledge lady late least leave LETTER live London look Lord madam manner master mean mention mind months mother nature necessary never objection obliged occasion parent person petition of A. B. petitioner pleased pleasure possible practice pray present proper reason received respect Right sent servant served settled sincere soon thing thoughts tion told trade virtue whilst whole wife worthy write young
Page 167 - Now know ye, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
Page 168 - America, to be paid to the said or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns: to which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 171 - God and calling unto mind the mortality of my body and •knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament, that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried In decent christian burial at the discretion of my executors. Nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God.
Page 142 - To lessen that disdain with which scholars are inclined to look on the common business of the world, and the unwillingness with which they condescend to learn what is not to be found in any...
Page 165 - Lord made between AB, of &c , of the one part, and CD, of &c., of the other part...
Page 169 - ... then this obligation to be void, or else to remain in full force and effect.
Page 159 - Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; Which long for death, but it cometh not; and dig for it more than for hid treasures; Which rejoice exceedingly, and are glad, when they can find the grave?
Page 166 - Cause to be made done and Executed all and every such further and other Lawful and Reasonable Act and Acts Thing and Things Device and Devices in the Law whatsoever for the further better and more perfect Granting...
Page 171 - God therefore calling unto mind the Mortality of my Body and knowing that it is appointed for all men Once to die do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament that is to say...
Page 174 - But in all things behave himself as a faithful apprentice ought to do, during the said term. And the said master shall use the utmost of his...