“When the fire is beginning to kindle, and your heart growing warm, propound these questions to it... In the composition of the human frame there is a good deal of inflammable matter, however dormant it may lie for a time, and like an intimate acquaintance of yours, when the torch is put to it, may burst into a blaze; for which reason and especially too, as I have entered upon the chapter of advices, I will read you a lecture drawn from this text. Is his fortune sufficient to maintain me in the manner I have been accustomed to live , and my sisters do live, and is he one to whom my friends can have no reasonable objection? Possessed of these advantages, it will be your own fault if you do not avail yourself of them, and attention being paid to the choice of your subjects, you can have nothing to fear from the malignancy of criticism, as your ideas are lively, and your descriptions agreeable. “This day, according to our information, gives a husband to your elder sister [Eliza Parke Custis], and consummates, it is to be presumed, her fondest desires.The dawn with us is bright, and propitious, I hope, of her future happiness, for a full measure of which she and Mr. Compliments and congratulations on this occasion, and best regards are presented to your mamma, Dr.In Plymouth, MA, you can see Plymouth Rock and tour a replica of the Mayflower.Boston’s Freedom Trail -- an urban walking trail -- touches churches & meeting houses where the American Revolution was ignited.Newport, RI, looks much like it did as a trading center in the 1700s.
It would be no great departure from truth to say, that it rarely happens otherwise than that a thorough-paced coquette dies in celibacy, as a punishment for her attempts to mislead others, by encouraging looks, words, or actions, given for no other purpose than to draw men on to make overtures that they may be rejected.
Stuart and family; and every blessing, among which a good husband when you want and deserve one, is bestowed on you by yours, affectionately….” Go: Washington wish of your heart.
Respect may place it among the desirable objects of it, but there are emotions of a softer kind, to wch the heart of a girl turned of eighteen, is susceptible, that must have generated much warmer ideas, although the fruition of them may, apparently, be more distant than those of your sister’s.
Such qualifications cannot fail to attract (after marriage) your esteem & regard, into wch or into disgust, sooner or later, love naturally resolves itself; and who at the sametime, has a claim to the respect, & esteem of the circle he moves in.
The history of the American colonies is thick with names from New England, including many places people can visit now: battle sites, graveyards, and homes of writers, thinkers, and heroes.