Camilla: or, a Picture of Youth - Vol. 1

Camilla: or, a Picture of Youth - Vol. 1

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Camilla: or, a Picture of Youth - Vol. 1

Camilla: or, a Picture of Youth - Vol. 1

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Repose is not more welcome to the worn and to the aged, to the sick and to the unhappy, than danger, difficulty, and toil to the young and adventurous. Danger they encounter but as the fore-runner of success; difficulty, as the spur of ingenuity; and toil, as the herald of honour. the experience which teaches the lesson of truth, and the blessings of tranquility, comes not in the shape of warning nor of wisdom; from such they turn aside, defying or difbelieving. ’Tis in the bitterness of personal proof alone, in suffering and in feeling, in erring and in repenting, that experience comes home with conviction, or impresses to any use,

In the bosom of her respectable family resided Camilla, Nature, with a bounty the most profuse, had been lavish to her                           B 2                           of . . .

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