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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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Forms of Congratulation.

This is done when we desire to rejoice with our friend for some great good that hath befaln him or her, either by escaping from some eminent danger, or sickness. There are several other subjects of this nature which you may treat on as they happen, and therefore I cannot prescribe you exact rules; only you must testifie the great satisfaction you receive in your friends welfare, and that your joy is not particular, but all in general have it when good and virtuous persons are advanced, and do prosper.