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TO

A YOUNG LADY;

IN WHICH

THE DUTIES AND CHARACTER OF WOMEN

ARE CONSIDERED,

CHIEFLY WITH

A REFERENCE TO PREVAILING OPINIONS,

- BY MRS. WEST,
AUTHOR OF “ LETTERS TO A YOUNG MAN," &c.

Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain ; but a woman that
feareth tke Lord, she shall be praised.

Prov. xxxi. 30.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.
THIRD EDITION.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME.

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

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LETTERS,

&c. &c. &c.

LETTER XI.

On Conversation, Society, and Friendship.

MY DEAR MISS M

Two advantages are annexed to literary pursuits; first, as, they tend to improve those wonderful faculties by which we are distinguished from the brute creation, to our own comfort; and, secondly, as knowledge is calculated to make us more agreeable and pleasing in the eyes of our fellow-creatures.

VOL. III.

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