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" I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent ; but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 185
1804
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...real affection to you) thut I wish you would moderate that fondness you have tor children. I GO net mean you should abate any part of your care, or not...extent ; but I would have you early prepare yourself fur disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising. It is hardly possible,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ..., Volume 4

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1805
...my real affection to you), that I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for children. I. d6 not mean you should abate any part of your care, or...misfortune of that kind. I confess there is hardly any more difficult to support; yet, it is certain, imagination has a great share in the pain of it, and...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should ahate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent ; but I would have yon early prepare yourself for disappointments which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising....
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The Works: I. Letters, during her residence abroad, 1746-1756

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1817
...adding (out of my real affection to you) that I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part...misfortune of that kind. I confess there is hardly any more difficult to support ; yet, it is certain, imagination has a great share in the pain of it, and...
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The British Prose Writers: Lady M.W. Montagu's Letters from France and Italy

1821
...adding (out of my real affection to you) that I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part...misfortune of that kind. I confess there is hardly any more difficult to support ; yet, it is certain, imagination has a great share in the pain of it, and...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 3

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1837
...adding (out of my real affection to you), that I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part...misfortune of that kind. I confess there is hardly any more difficult to support ; yet, it is certain, imagination has a great share in the pain of it, and...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1837
...they are applauding themselves in the noble practice (as they fancy) of very eminent virtues. dren. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care,...such a number, that none should be unhappy; prepare Eburself against a misfortune of that kind. I confess there is ardly any more difficult to support;...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1837
...adding (out of my real affection to you,) that I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them'in its utmost extent ; but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which...
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The Living Age, Volume 264

1910
...children, and urges her to moderate her fondness for her own. It is hardly possible [says Lady Mary] in such a number that none should be unhappy; prepare...misfortune of that kind. I confess there is hardly any more difficult to support; yet it is certain imagination has a great share in the pain of it, and it...
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The Living Age, Volume 264

1910
...children, and urges her to moderate her fondness for her own. it is hardly possible [says Lady Mary] in such a number that none should be unhappy; prepare...misfortune of that kind. i confess there is hardly any more difficult to support; yet it is certain imagination has a great share in the pain of it, and it...
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