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CONTENTS.

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Obserrations on the Principles of Good Reading, page 11 Select Sentences,

15 The Handsome and Deformed Leg, Retirement not suitable to a Mela.icholy Mind,

28 Epilogue to Addison's Cato,

33 Distribution of Happiness more equal than is supposed, 34 An Appeal to Parents,

38 Extraci from the Pulogy on Dr. Franklin,

42 0 Temperance in Pleasure, Description of the fir t American Congress,

48 Adventures of General Putnam,

50 The Faitbful America) Dog,

61 On Spring,

63 The Pleasures of Virtuous Sensibility,

67 On the Trie Honor of Man).

71 Stort of Palemon ond Lavinia,

74 Story of Serrano who was cast on a desert Island, 77 On the Employment of Time,

81 The Indian and the British Oificer,

84 The Hili of Science, The Book of Nature,

95 The Importance of a good Education, O Gratitude.

101 On forgiveness,

102 Motives to the practice of Gentleness,

105 A Suspicious Temper a source of Misery to its Possessor, 107 Diffilence of our Abilities, a mark of Wisdom,

109 On the importance of Order in distribution of our Time. 111 The mortifications of Vice greater than those of Virtue, 115 Douglass' Account of Himself,

117 On Contentment,

118 Runk and Riches afford no ground for Envy,

124 Descrip'ion of Americama Poem,

127 Patience under Provocations our Interest as well as Duty, 131 American Sages,

135 Omniscience and omnipresence of Deity a source &c. 137 The Misfortunes of Men mostly chargable on themselves, 144 Columbia,

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On the Immortality of the Soul,
The Seasons,

157
The Man of Integrity,

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The Close of Life,

161
Contempt of the Common Objects of pursuit,

164
Dennocritus and Heraclitus,

167
Various Characters,

170
Dionysius, Pythias and Damon,

171
Description of a Storm of fail,

175
An Address to Young Persons,

177
On Dis 'retion,

135
On the Government of our Thoughts,

199
The Hermit,

194
Scheines of Life often illusory,

197
Scale of Beings,

201
Picture of a Good Man,

207
Ode to Content,

209
Virtue, wl.endeeply rooted, not to be in luenc'd by Fortune 211
The Speech of fabricus,

214
Singular Adventures of General Putnam,

216
Friendship,

220
On Carly Rising,

221
'The Winter's Day,

222
Extract from the Oration of Thomas Dawes, Esq. 223
Extract from Dr Beiknap's Address,

325
Importance of studying the ling. Language gramınatically, 231
Fraternal Affection,

239
Wolsey and Cromwell,

245
Speeches in the Roman Senate,

240
Columbus to Ferdinand,

252
Address !o the Diety

254
The Universal Prayer

256

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