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All Excess is ill: But Drunkenness is of the worst Sort.
Temperance
William
Penn
Harvard Classics, Vol. 1, Part 3
 
Some Fruits of Solitude
 
William Penn
 
The aphorisms of the founder of Pennsylvania published anonymously so as not to be reimprisoned for disloyalty epitomize the simple Quaker truths upon which the Republic would be based.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
The Preface
 
Part I: Some Fruits of Solitude in Reflections and Maxims
Ignorance
Education
Pride
Luxury
Inconsideration
Disappointment and Resignation
Murmuring
Censoriousness
Bounds of Charity
Frugality or Bounty
Discipline
Industry
Temperance
Apparel
Right Marriage
Avarice
Friendship
Qualities of a Friend
Caution and Conduct
Reparation
Rules of Conversation
Eloquence
Temper
Truth
Justice
Secrecy
Complacency
Shifts
Interest
Inquiry
Right-timing
Knowledge
Wit
Obedience to Parents
Bearing
Promising
Fidelity
Master
Servant
Jealousy
Posterity
A Country Life
Art and Project
Industry
Temporal Happiness
Respect
Hazard
Detraction
Moderation
Trick
Passion
Personal Cautions
Ballance
Popularity
Privacy
Government
A Private Life
A Publick Life
Qualifications
Capacity
Clean Hands
Dispatch
Patience
Impartiality
Indifferency
Neutrality
A Party
Ostentation
Compleat Virtue
Religion
 
Part II: More Fruits of Solitude Being the Second Part of Reflections and Maxims
The Introduction to the Reader
The Right Moralist
The World’s Able Man
The Wise Man
Of the Government of Thoughts
Of Envy
Of Man’s Life
Of Ambition
Of Praise or Applause
Of Conduct in Speech
Union of Friends
Of Being Easy in Living
Of Man’s Inconsiderateness and Partiality
Of the Rule of Judging
Of Formality
Of the Mean Notion we Have of God
Of the Benefit of Justice
Of Jealousy
Of State
Of a Good Servant
Of an Immediate Pursuit of the World
Of the Interest of the Publick in our Estates
The Vain Man
The Conformist
The Obligations of Great Men to Almighty God
Of Refining upon Other Men’s Actions or Interests
Of Charity


 
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