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Hester Chapone (1727 – 1801)

Writer of conduct books for women, was the daughter of a gentleman of Northamptonshire.
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Hester Chapone
If you consider that the constant tenor of the gospel precepts is to promote love, peace, and good-will amongst men, you will not doubt that the cultivation of an amiable disposition is a great part of your religious duty; since nothing leads more directly to the breach of charity, and to the injury and molestation of our fellow-creatures than the indulgence of an ill- temper.
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