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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Of Recommendation.

| | 223 IN the recommending of a person, you must shew your motives for so doing as first, either as she is a Kinswoman, or Friend, and a person so worthy as deserving all favour, that were it not for her goodness and virtue, you would not utter a word in her behalf; and conclude; that what kindness is done her, is shewn to your self.