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that nature. Some shift them off with a jest or smart repartee: as Theocritus being asked in the bagnio to lend his napkins, by two persons, whereof one was a stranger to him, and t’other a notorious felon; he made answer: You, sir, I know not well enough, and you I know too well.–Plutarch.

MCXXVII.

The prince that pardons
The first affront offer'd to majesty,
Invites a second, rendering that power,
Subjects should tremble at, contemptible.
Ingratitude is a monster,
To be strangled in the birth; not to be cherished.

Massinger. MCXXVIII. Security diminishes the passions; the mind, when left to itself, immediately languishes; and, in order to preserve its ardour, must be every moment supported by a new flow of passion. For the same reason despair, though contrary to security, has a like influence.-Hume.

MCXXIX. So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two people can be half an hour together but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.-Johnson.

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INDEX.

441, 701

ABUSES, 107

Beauty, 136, 264, 387, 653, 885,
Activity, 489, 969, 1067, 1084

1001
Actors, 245, 280, 546, 934, 1072 Birth, 163, 775
Adam and Eve, 798,840, 862 Blindness, (Milton's) 240, 613,
Admiration, 426

832
Advanceinent, 383, 507

Books, 11, 89, 298, 763, 771, 911,
Adversity, 227, 367, 522, 508, 574, 1020, 1021, 1074
589

Botany, 925
Advice, 207, 350, 414, 524, 984, Brain, the, 73

1076
Affectation, 374, 901
Age, 229, 262, 513, 539, 624, 628 Candour, 483, 852, 1050
Alderman, 1125

Care, 824, 929, 968, 1047
Alehouse, 920

Caution, 255, 289, 778, 809
Ambition, 81, 101, 151, 204, 436, Character, 271, 672,698

Charity, 3, 33, 782, 945, 1032,
American war, 97, 161, 205, 219 1049
Amiability, 51

Cheatery, 108,
Amusements, 754, 797, 831 Cheerfulness, 109, 268
Ancestry, 457

Chess, game of, 228
Anger, 94, 168, 181, 382, 471, 596, Civilization, 933
745

Clergy, 411
Anticipation, 889

Colonies, 368
Applause, 729, 734

Company, 210, 224, 334, 541, 627

Comparison, 79
Attorney, 791

Coings, 757, 786
Avarice, 49, 196, 479,485,526, 527, Conceit, 519, 946
563, 569, 851

Confidence, 508
Authority, 1098

Conjectare, 55
Authors, 114, 359, 542, 779, 793, Conscience, 220, 258, 593, 867
821, 1009, 1013

Consolation, 777
Conspiracy, 427

Constable, 241
Backgammon, 649

Constancy, 538
Bankers, run upon in, 120, 621 Contemplation, 733
Baptism, 256

Content, 458, 536, 1016
Bashfulness, 618

Controversy, 482, 942, 1010, 1017,
Bathos, the, 972

1024, 1034, 1077

Ee2

Art, 12

Conversation, 378, 591, 595, 695, | Ennui, 1089
772, 776, 837, 1006

Epicurism, 861
Corruption, 176, 221, 424, 452, Epilogue to “ As You Like It,"
882, 1061

592
Counsellor, unworthy, 250 Equality, 281
Counsel, 345, 947

Equanimity, 295
Country Life, 85, 211, 232, 450, Envy, 40, 253, 321, 551

Epitaph on a Lady, 664
Courage, 41

by Milton, 687
Court and City, 1041

Eternity, 635
Credit, 924, 955, 960

Etymo ogy, 905
Critics, 104, 354, 847, 1065, 858, Eve's Dream, 747
1092

Every Day Accomplishments,
Cruelty, 1117

652
Cumung, 202, 308, 655, 1026 Evil, 36, 148, 333
Curiosity, 179, 508, 672

Example, 13, 176, 194,642, 1019
Custom, 160, 462,665, 1055 Experience, 438
Cyder, stanzas on, 684

Eye, 182, 884

553, 585

Daughter, advice to, 800

Faction, 142, 690
Death, 195, 412, 572, 648, 839, Fairies, 587, 706
880

Faith, 126
Drb:, 316, 544

Fame, 6, 130, 133, 140, 462, 555,
Debtor and Creditor, 899

604, 661, 686, 696, 697, 715, 728,
Deceit, 668, 742

794, 807, 816, 830, 865, 919, 958
D. finition, 913

Fan, sta zas on, 269
Delay, 930

Fanaticism, 83, 283, 433, 937
Delusin, 42, 446

Fashion, 203, 543, 546
Desire, 61

Fate, 277, 337, 722
Despair, 193, 216, 225, 765

Fear, 388
Difficulty, 276

Fellow, the term, 878
Discontent, 878

Flattery, 209, 290, 309, 326, 351,
Discretion, 127,323, 494, 500, 518, 360, 372, 875, 891, 935
605

Flecknoe, the wit, 651
Dissimulation, 666

Folly, 191, 366
Divines, 785, 799, 1073

Fools, 548
Divorce, 712, 922, 957

Fortune, 116, 246, 565, 843, 1023,
Dress, 688

1097
Drinking, 39

French, character of, 883
Drunkenness, 32, 52, 90, 137, 549

Janguage, 504
Duelling, 155

women, 294
Dulness, 756, 939

Freethinkers, 637, 863
Duns, 371

Friendship, 28, 37, 82, 132, 173,

189, 238, 254, 270, 285, 305, 356,

397, 398, 423, 429, 667, 669, 855
Echo, 792

926, 954, 959, 982, 1022, 1096
Education, 173, 386, 965, 993, Frugality, 93

1057
Elections, 42
Elegy, Love, 902

Gaming, 102
Eloquence, 215,704

Gardening, 274,322, 740
English Character, 27, 358, 691 Garrick, 545
Enjoyment, 361, 893

Generosity, 115, 448

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Genius, 17

Influence, 991, 1048
Gentleman, 548, 1120

Ingratitude, 521, 615, 731, 1015,
Gentleness, 1095, 1105

1127
Gentlewoman, 418

Injnstice, 806
Glory of England, 44, 788 Insolence, 1091
Gold, 158, 1121

Integrity, 266
Good-breeding, 739

Intemperance, 629, 1090, 1103
God and Evil, 415, 580, 795, 825 Invective, 974
Government, 166, 170, 403, 409,

459, 460, 600, 670, 706, 723, 787,
822, 833, 897, 916, 918, 987
Grace, acts of, 86

Jealousy, 311, 344, 558, 1012
Grat tude, 611

Jesting, 125
Grave, the, 275

Judgment, 887, 1094
Greatness, 98, 355, 495, 662, 1068, Justice, 144, 362, 477, 622, 1114

1078

Kensington Gardens, 165
Happiness, 43, 481, 1099, 1124 Kiss, the, 72
Hatrid, 1075

Kindness, 410
Head and heart, 384

Knaves, 1126
Health, 237, 314, 501, 617

Knighthood, 88
Heaven, 153, 828, 1035

Knowledge, 74, 164, 190
Heroism, 211
High-spirited man, 710
Home, 478

Language, 71
Honesty, 67,96, 135, 156, 240, 385, Laud, Archbishop, 406
759, 988, 1004

Laughter, 123, 1087
Honour, 178, 473, 570, 909, 923 Law, 58, 154, 200, 325, 416, 588,
Hope, 68, 699

910
Horse-riding, 557

Lawyers, 561
Human Life, 1106

Learning, 399, 573
Human Nature, 65, 251, 282, 335, | Legacy, 582
336

Liberty, 22, 29, 206, 407, 554, 567,
Humility, 100, 242,454, 1003, 1085 702, 709, 711, 808, 811, 838, 870,
Humour, 38

915, 940, 967, 977, 990, 999
Hunger, 183

Life, 9, 69, 78, 124, 149, 263, 315,
Hypocrisy, 392, 493, 1030, 1110 318, 346, 349, 425, 451, 529, 599,

676, 680

Literature, 230, 703, 729, 971,
Idleness, 267, 761, 1007

1058
Ignorance, 705, 727, 1056

Living, art of, 566
Ill-nature, 986

London, 292
Imagination, pleasure of, 802, Loquacity, 279, 610
938

Love, 10, 15, 18, 23, 25, 30, 35, 46,
Immodesty, 175

56, 70, 138, 231, 296, 329, 331,
Impartiality, 437

339, 364, 370, 373, 401, 439, 468,
Impudence, 978

497, 520, 531, 532, 550, 571, 576,
Inconstancy, 74, 106, 273, 365, 583, 603, 606, 631, 674, 716, 736,
835, 908, 981

753, 760, 783, 803, 841, 859, 869,
Independence, 877

890, 898, 914, 932, 948, 963, 992,
Indiscretion, 470

996, 1005, 1031, 1040
Industry, 293, 408, 721

Luxury, 212, 612,975, 1038, 1107
Inexperience, 259, 511, 654, 735 Lying, 301, 943, 953, 962

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