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ing over-neat becomes à Slattern, is 'most certainly in Love.
I shall make use of this Gentleman's Skill as I see Occasion, and since I am got upon the Subject of Love, shall conclude this paper with a Copy of Verses which were lately sent me by an uns known Hand, as I look upon them to be above the ordinary Run of Sonne
THE Author tells me they were written in one of his despairing Fits; and I find entertains fome Hope that his Mistress may pity such a Passion as he has described, before she knows that she is herself Corinna.
Conceal, fond Man, conceal the mighty Smart,
Nor tell Corinna she has fir'd thy Heart. In vain would'st thou complain, in vain pretend To ask a Pity which he must not lend, She's too much thy Superior to comply, And too too fair to let thy Pallion dye. Languis in Secret, and with dumb Surprize Drink the refiftless. Glances of her Eyes. At awful Distance entertain thy Grief, Be still in Pain, but never ask Relief. Ne'er tempt her Scorn of thy consuming State; Be any way undone, but fly ber Hate.
Thou must submit to see thy Charmer bless Some happier Youth that fall admire her lefs; Who in that lovely Form, that Heav'nly Mind, Shall miss ten thousand Beauties thou could/
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To the Fifteenth Volume.
CTIONS, Principles of, two in Man, N.
Adulterers, how punished by the Primitive
and Parts, N. 554.
the English, N.557.
Beneficence, the Pleasure of it, N. 588.
bad hanged himself, N. 569.
CacoETHES, or Itch of Writing, an Epidemia
cal Distem per, N. 582.
tent, N. 574.
The Virtue of it, ibid.
their Time, N. 583.
DI$TEMPERS, difficult, to change then for
Its Omnipresence and Omniscience, ibid.
Drunkenness, the ill Effects of it, N. 569. What Senes
ca and Publius Syrus said of it, ibid.
out of Virgil, N.572. Of Æneas's Ships being turn'd
to Goddesses, N.589.
EGOTISM, the Vanity of it condemned, N.
562. A young Fellow very guilty of it, ibid.
557. by the Bantam Ambassador, ibid. A Distemper
they are very much afflicted with, 582.
Eternity, an Elay upon it, N.590.
FACES, every Man fhould be pleased with his own,
Fadlallah, his Story out of the Persian Tales, N.
sterity, N. 583.
Omniscience, N.565. He cannot be absent from