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TWENTY-THIRD READING LESSON. Ab-stain from that which is e-vil, for bad ways are cer-tain to drive you to de-spair. Do not dis-dain a man be-cause he is poor. A poor man may be good and wor-thy of ap-plause, al-though he may not ap-pear in fine at-tire. Good-ness will en-dear you to all a-round you. If you try to con-ceal a fault you aug-ment it; you make it worse, be-cause you add falsehood to wrong. Ex-plain your faults to those who can for-give them, and they will try to re-claim you from bad ways. Be ear-nest in your ef-forts to im-prove. Do not main-tain that you have done right, when you know that you have done wrong; but con-fess your fault, and be-seech the Lord to for-give you. Fear to dis-please him. This is the way to hea-ven.

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