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Published by Printed by W.B. for A. and J. Churchil in London .
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Statementby the Reverend Mr. John Kettlewell, late aPresbyter of the Church of England.
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Open LibraryOL19775030M

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The Great Evil and Danger of Profuseness and Prodigality. In a Letter to a Friend. By the Reverend Mr. John Kettlewell, The Second Edition. Book IV: 1 Let us speak next of liberality. for not only is it a greater evil than prodigality, because he honours few things; but he will face great dangers, and when he is in danger he is unsparing of his life, knowing that there are conditions on which life is not worth having. Book IV: Moral Virtue Chapter I. Liberality, prodigality, meanness. LET us speak next of liberality. It seems to be the mean with regard to wealth; for the liberal man is praised not in respect of military matters, nor of those in respect of which the temrate man is praised, nor of judicial decisions, but with regard to the giving and taking of wealth, and especially in respect of giving. This text-based PDF or EBook was created from the HTML version of this book and is part of the Portable Library of Liberty. HTML: MB: This version has been converted from the original text. Every effort has been taken to translate the unique features of the printed book into the HTML medium. Simplified HTML: MB.

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