The Complete Letter-writer: Containing Familiar Letters on the Most Common Occasions in Life, Also a Variety of Elegant Letters for the Direction and Embellishment of Style, ...

W Darling, 1778 - 249 páginas

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Sun Vista is a very good park, its only a few steps from being a great park.
(1) The restaurant is not a very popular with residents, not because the food is bad, but because a lot of people are
not comfortable with the chef-promoter attitude of the cook. the park would be better served with a cook that focused on the kitchen and not the inner workings of the park.
(2) The residents also need a maintenance manager that is approachable and responds to residents problems, without situations escalating into a shouting match.

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Old school, but a terrific lesson in English
I had the hard copy of this book, and it has helped me so often when constructing letters for all sorts of purposes. The English is quite old, but the sentence structuring and paragraphing are excellent.

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Página 248 - Los números cardinales 0: zero 1: one 2: two 3: three 4: four 5: five 6: six 7: seven 8: eight 9: nine 10: ten 11: eleven 12: twelve 13: thirteen 14: fourteen 15: fifteen 16: sixteen 17: seventeen 18: eighteen 19: nineteen 20: twenty...
Página 156 - ... effort to be made ; that reformation is never hopeless, nor sincere endeavours ever unassisted ; that the wanderer may at length return after all his errors ; and that he who implores strength and courage from above, shall find danger and difficulty give way before him.
Página 134 - ... seem young, be told so by her glass, and have no aches to inform her of the truth : and when she shall appear to be mortal, may her Lord not mourn for her, but go hand in hand with her to that place where we are told there is neither marrying nor giving in marriage, that being there divorced we may all have an equal interest in her again.
Página 201 - ... an advantage not very common to young men, that the attractions of the world have not dazzled me very much...
Página 224 - By degrees we let fall the remembrance of our original intention, and quit the only adequate object of rational desire. We entangle ourselves in business, immerge ourselves in luxury, and rove through the labyrinths of inconstancy, till the darkness of old age begins to invade us, and disease and Anxiety obstruct our way.
Página 151 - The King, I trust, will deal graciously with you, restore you those honours and that fortune which a distempered time hath deprived you of, together with the life of your father...
Página 195 - ... utterly forgetful of that world from which we are gone, and ripening for that to which we are to go ! If you retain any memory of the past...
Página 156 - We entangle ourselves in business, immerge ourselves in luxury, and rove through the labyrinths of inconstancy, till the darkness of old age begins to invade us, and disease and anxiety obstruct our way. We then look back upon our lives with horror, with sorrow, with repentance ; and wish, but too often vainly wish, that we had not forsaken the ways of virtue.
Página 155 - Here the heart softens, and vigilance subsides; we are then willing to inquire whether another advance cannot be made, and whether we may not, at least, turn our eyes upon the gardens of pleasure. We approach them with scruple and hesitation; we enter them, but enter timorous...
Página 201 - I am even as unconcerned as was that honest Hibernian, who being in bed in the great storm some years ago, and told the house would tumble over his head, made answer, " What care I for the house ? I am only a lodger.

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