More, Hannah, 1745-1833
Hints towards forming the character of a young princess. In Two Volumes.
By Hannah More.
London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. 1809.
2 v. 20 cm
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The fourth edition.
I call that a complete and generous Education, which fits a Person to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously, all the Offices both of public and private Life; of Peace
and of War.
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To the right reverend the Lord Bishop of Exeter
CHAP. I. Introductory Chapter.
CHAP. II. On the Acquisition of Knowledge.
CHAP. III. On the Importance of forming the Mind.
CHAP. IV. The Education of a Sovereign a Specific Education.
CHAP. V. Importance of studying Ancient History.
CHAP. VI. Laws.—Egypt.—Persia.
CHAP. VII. Greece.
CHAP. VIII. Rome.
CHAP. IX. Characters of Historians, who were themselves concerned in the Transactions which they record.
CHAP. X. Reflections on History.—Ancient Historians.
CHAP. XI. English History.—Mr. Hume.
CHAP. XII. Important Æras of English History.—Alfred.—King John.—Henry VII.
CHAP. XIII. Queen Elizabeth.
CHAP. XIV. Moral Advantages to be drawn from the Study of History, independent of the Examples it exhibits. – It proves the Corruption of Human Nature.—It demonstrates the super-intending Power of Providence—illustrated by Instances.
CHAP. XV On the distinguishing Characters of Christianity.
CHAP. XVI. On the Scripture Evidences of Christianity.—The Christian religion peculiarly adapted to the Exigencies of Man; and especially calculated to supply the Defects of Heathen Philosophy.
CHAP. XVII. The Use of History in teaching the Choice of Favourites.—Flattery.—Our taste improved in the Arts of Adulation.—The Dangers of Flattery exemplified.
CHAP. XVIII. Religious necessary to the Well-being of the States.
CHAP. XIX. Integrity to true Political Wisdom.
CHAP. XX. On the true Arts of Popularity.
CHAP. XXI. The Importance of the Royal Example in promoting Loyalty.—On the false Patriotism.—Public Spirit.
CHAP. XXII. On the Graces of Deportment.—The Dispositions necessary for Business.—Habits of domestic Life.
CHAP. XXIII. On the Choice of Society.—Sincerity the Bond of familiar Intercourse.—Liberality.—Instances of Ingratitude in Princes.—On raising the Tone of Conversation.—And of Manners.
CHAP. XXIV. On the Art of moral Calculation, and forming a just Estimate of Things and Persons.
CHAP. XXV. On erroneous Judgment.—Character of Queen Christina of Sweden. – Comparison of Christina with Alfred.
CHAP. XXVI. Observations on the Age of Louis XIV. and on Voltaire.
CHAP. XXVII. An Examination of the Claims of those Princes who aspired to the Appellation of the GREAT.
CHAP. XXVIII. Books.
CHAP. XXIX. Of periodical Essay Writers, particularly Addison and Johnson.
CHAP. XXX. Books of Amusement.
CHAP. XXXI. Books of Instruction.
CHAP. XXXII. The Holy Scriptures.—The Old Testament.
CHAP. XXXIII. The Holy Scriptures.—The New Testament.
CHAP. XXXIV. On the Abuse of Terms.—Enthusiasm.—Superstition.—Zeal for religious Opinions no Proof of Religion.
CHAP. XXXV. The Reformation.
CHAP. XXXVI. On the Importance of Religious Institutions and Observances.—They are suited to the Nature of Christianity and particularly adapted to the character of Man.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of the established Church of England.
CHAP. XXXVIII. Superintendence of Providence manifested in the local Circumstances, and in the Religious History of England.
CHAP. XXXIX. The same Subject continued.—Tolerant Spirits of the Church.—Circumstances which led to the Revolution, and to the Providential Succession of the House of Hanover.
CHAP. XL. On Christianity as a Principle of Action, especially as it respects supreme Rulers.