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Anecdotes, Memoirs, &c.

HONESTY THE BEST POLICY,

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Anecdote of a Country Curate.

SOME years fince refided in a country village,

a poor, but worthy Clergyman; who, with a fmall ftipend of forty pounds a year, fupported infelf, a wife, and feven children. It's true, that he had a garden, which he cultivated with his own hands, and, by his industry, it afforded them veetables for their table. He likewife had a cow, hich, by the affistance of his wife, fupplied them with a plentiful morning's repast; for tea was holly banished from their frugal board.

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Anecdotes, Memoirs, &c.

HONESTY THE BEST POLICY,

EXEMPLIFIED IN AN

Anecdote of a Country Curate. SOME years fince refided in a country village, a poor, but worthy Clergyman; who, with a fmall ftipend of forty pounds a year, fupported himself, a wife, and feven children. It's true, that he had a garden, which he cultivated with his own hands, and, by his induftry, it afforded them vegetables for their table. He likewife had a cow, which, by the affistance of his wife, supplied them all with a plentiful morning's repast; for tea was wholly banished from their frugal board.

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