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That lean hard-handed poverty inflies,
ARGUMENT OF THE FOURTH BOOK.
The post comes in.-The newspaper is read. The
world contemplated at a distance. --Address to Win. ter. The rural amusements of a winter evening compared with the fashionable ones.--Address to evening.—A brown study.---Fall of snow in the evening.--The waggoner. A poor family-piece. The rural thief-Public houses. The multitude of them censured --The farmer's daughter : what she was—what she is.—The simplicity of country manners almost lost.-Causes of the change.--Desertion of the country by the rich.--Neglect of magistrates. The militia principally in fault.-The new recruit and his transformation.-- Reflection on bodies corporate.--The love of rural objects natural to all, and never to be totally extinguished.