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All the Lovers of those
Short, pithy, pointed, popular Maxims, called "Proverbs."
CONCEIVING that many of the rules by which you live are false and dangerous, and that rules of life both safe and true are to be found, I have thought it my duty to illustrate these positions by recording some of the events of my life, and, with much humility, to present the Memoir to you.
I am, &c.