Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. They learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. I allow of no writing for the poor. My object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.