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7. Charity, - - - - -
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2. An eninent instance of true fortitude of mind,
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sources of future felicity,'.
2. Dionysius, Pythias, and Damon,
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for preventing the delays of justice, by claiming the privilege
Promiscuous Pieces. set. 1. Earthquake at Calabria, in the year 1638,
165 2. Letter from Pliny to Geminius,
- 169 3. Letier from Pliny to Marcellinus, on the death of an amiable young
woman, - - - - - - - - - 4. On Discretion, - -
Cbrist on his disciples, in his sermon on the mount, -
."! . . . . 187 13. The influence of devotion on the happiness of life,
• 189 14. The planetary and terrestrial worlds comparatively considered 15. On the power of custom, and the uses to which it may be applied, 194 16. The pleasures resulting from a proper use of our faculties. 17. Description of Candour, 18. On the imperfection of that happiness which reste sol ly pleasures, .
- - - - - - 198 19. What are the real and solid enjoyments of human life,
202 20. Scale of beings, .
204 21. Trust in the care of Providence recommended,
- 207 22. Piety and gratitude enliven prosperity, 23. Virtue, when deeply rooted, is not subject to the influence of for
ture - - - - - - - - - - 21 24. The speech of Fabricius, a Roman ambassador, to king Pyrrhus,
who attempted to bribe him to his interests, by the offer of a great sum of money,
- - - - - - 213 25. Character of James I king of England, . . . . 214 26. Charles V Emperor of Gerniany, resigns his dominions, and re
tires fro the world, 27. The same subject continued,'. . . . . . . 218
Sclect Sentences and Paragraphs. 1.1. Short and epgy sentences, 2. Verses in which the lines are of different length,
. 221 3. Vers98 containing exclamations, interrogations, and parenthese 225 4. Verses in various forms,
227 5: Verses in which sound corresponds to signification,
229 6. Paragraphs of greater length, -
Narrative Pieces. Sect. 1. The bears and the bees .
233 2. The nightingale and the glow worm, - - - 3. The trials of virtue,
ib. 4. The youth and the philosopher, - - - -
236 5. Discourse between Adam and Eve retiring to rest,
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240 CHAPTER III.
243 4. Cruelty to brutes censured, -
244 5. A paraphrase on the latter part of the 6th chap. of Matthew 6. The death of a good man a strong incentive to virtie,
246 7. Reflections on a future state, from a review of winter,
. ib. 8. Adam's advice to Eve, to avoid temptation, - .
947 9. On procrastination, - - - - - - - - - - 248 10. That philosophy, which stops at secondary cauces, reproved, 11. Indignant sentiments on national prejudice and hatred; and on slavery,
250 - CHAPTER IV.
2. Rural sounds, as well as rural sights, delightful, - .
the Corinthians, - -
2. The Beggur's Petition,
on the miseries of life, 8. A morning bymn, • •
2. The Shepherd and the Philosopher, .
. The goodness of Providence, - -
. 11. Human fraiity,
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Hymn on a review of the seasons,