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A MORAL TALE,

INCLUDING

LETTERS

FROM

A FATHER TO HIS DAUGHTER,

UPON THE

MOST IMPORTANT SUBJECTS.

By the Rev. HENRY KETT,
FELLOW OF TRINITY COLLEGE, OXFORD,
AND AUTHOR OF THE ELEMENTS OF GENERAL

KNOWLEDGE, &c.

IN TWO VOLUMES,

VOL. II.

THE SECOND EDITION.

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR MESSRS. RIVINGTONS,

No. 62, ST. PAUL'S CHURCII-YARD;
PAYNE, PALL-MALL; LUNN, SOHO SQUARE;
EGERTON, CHARING-CROSS; AND

ITATCHARD, PICCADILLY.

1809.

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Printed by Law and Gilbert, St. John's Square, Clckenwell.

EMILY*
LETTER XII.

COLONEL LORTON TO HIS DAUGHTER;

ON SCANDAL.

From the most careful observations I have been able to make, I am inclined to think -that the propensity to tell a story to the disadvantage of another person, or what i3 generally called Scandal, is as common to men as it is to women, and therefore your sex are unjustly accused of being more prone to Vol. 11. B it

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