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its original from truth; as, on the contrary, there is
no vice which has not its beginning from a lie. Truth
is the foundation of all knowledge, and the cement of
all societies.- Casaubon.

MCCCXXII.
Our cider and Perry
Make a man mad, but not merry;

It makes people windmill-pated,
And with crackers sophisticated;

And your hops, yeast and malt,
When they're mingled together,

Makes our fancies to halt
Or reel any whither.
It stuffs up our brains with froth and with yeast,

That if one would write but a verse for a bellman,
He must study till Christmas for an eight shilling jest,
These liquors won't raise, but drown and o’erwhelm

On Canary-Brome.

MCCCXXIII.
Fear guides more to their duty than gratitude: for
one man who is virtuous from the love of virtue, from
the obligation which he thinks he lies under to the
Giver of all, there are ten thousand who are good only
from their apprehensions of punishment.--Goldsmith.

MCCCXXIV.
Well the learned and the judicious know,
That satire scorns to stoop so meanly low,
As any one abstracted fop to show.
For, as when painters form a matchless face,
They from each fair one catch some different grace;
And shining features in one portrait blend,
To which no single beauty must pretend:
So poets oft do in one piece expose
Whole belles assemblees of coquets and beaux.
Epilogue to the Way of the World.-Congreve.

MCCCXXV.
What a piece of work is man! How noble in reason!
how infinite in faculties! in form, in moving, how ex-
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INDEX

ACTIVITY, 3, 125, 319, 338 Benefits, 278, 297, 301, 313, 317,
Actors, 339, 365, 571, 587, 663, 382, 469, 497, 501, 558, 604

752, 949, 1078, 1259, 1295 Birth-day Ode, 562
Admiration, 1147

Blessings of Man, 361
Adversity, 347, 414, 421, 1106 Books, 32, 349, 709, 725, 755, 945,
Advice, 76, 633, 648, 865,970, 991 976, 1057, 1109, 1218, 1221, 1256
Advocate, the, 248

Borrowing, 336, 965
Adulteration, 1265

Bounty, 21, 1232
Affection, 744

Brevity, 117
Affliction, 113, 1173

Bribery, 56, 618, 675, 957
Age and Youth, 402, 1101, 1198, Business, 308

1262
Ambition, 41, 221, 345, 378, 401,
411, 594, 861, 873, 1242

Canary, 1322
Ancestry, 406

Candour, 233
Anger, 10, 66, 105, 118, 171, 302, Caprice, 615, 984
1031

Cards, 168, 269
Antiquarians, 531, 677, 808 Caution, 988, 1025
Appetite, 152

Ceremony, 1216, 1268, 1274
Applause, 482

Charity, i297
Argument, 128, 218

Cheerfulness, 441, 481
Artifice, 997

Chess, game of, 566
Astrology, 771

Chronology, 13
Atheism, 876

Church, the, 638, 1251
Avarice, 37, 70, 108, 119, 167, 293, Colonies, 1300

458, 485, 516, 544, 862, 1175 Company, 160, 165, 194, 256, 447,
Authority, 360, 504, 624, 1305 630, 679, 748, 1201
Authors, 298, 318, 424, 435, 526, Complaisance, 422

538, 578, 667, 683,819, 986, 1004, Compliments, 597
1074

Composition, 343
Conceit, 658, 971

Confidence, 225
Bankrupt, 174

Conscience, 880, 1114
Bashfulness, 681

Constancy, 931
Barbers, 189

Content, 257, 334, 721, 780, 1122,
Bath, efficacy of, 359

1126, 1204, 1239
Bear, the term, 137

Controversy, 305, 762, 909
Beauty, 183, 197, 241, 396, 610, Conversation, 42, 149, 404, 560,

611, 641,723, 758, 810, 874, 913 583, 652, 664, 679,938, 1111

press and admirable! In action, how like an angel! in
apprehension, how like a god! the beauty of the world!
the

paragon of animals! And yet, to me, what is this
quintessence of dust?-Shakspeare.

MCCCXXVI.
Give me a look, give me a face,
That makes simplicity a grace;
Robes loosely flowing, hair as free:
Such sweet neglects more taketh me,
Than all the adulteries of art;
They strike mine eyes, but not mine heart.

Ben Jonson.

INDEX.

ACTIVITY, 3, 125, 319, 338 Benefits, 278, 297, 301, 313, 317,
Actors, 339, 365, 571, 587, 663, 382, 469, 497, 501, 558, 604
752, 949, 1078, 1259, 1295

Birth-day Ode, 562
Admiration, 1147

Blessings of Man, 361
Adversity, 347, 414, 421, 1106 Books, 32, 349, 709, 725, 755, 945,
Advice, 76,633, 648, 865,970, 991 976, 1057, 1109, 1218, 1221, 1256
Advocate, the, 248

Borrowing, 336, 965
Adulteration, 1265

Bounty, 21, 1232
Affection, 744

Brevity, 117
Affliction, 113, 1173

Bribery, 56, 618, 675, 957
Age and Youth, 402, 1101, 1198, Business, 308

1262
Ambition, 41, 221, 345, 378, 401,
411, 594, 861, 873, 1242

Canary, 1322
Ancestry, 406

Candour, 233
Anger, 10, 66, 105, 118, 171, 302, Caprice, 615, 984
1031

Cards, 168, 269
Antiquarians, 531, 677, 808 Caution, 988, 1025
Appetite, 152

Ceremony, 1216, 1268, 1274
Applause, 482

Charity, i297
Argument, 128, 218

Cheerfulness, 441, 481
Artifice, 997

Chess, game of, 566
Astrology, 771

Chronology, 13
Atheism, 876

Church, the, 638, 1251
Avarice, 37, 70, 108, 119, 167, 293, Colonies, 1300

458, 485, 516, 544, 862, 1175 Company, 160, 165, 194, 256, 447,
Authority, 360, 504, 624, 1305 630, 679, 748, 1201
Authors, 298, 318, 424, 435, 526, Complaisance, 422

538,578,667, 683, 819, 986, 1004, Compliments, 597
1074

Composition, 343
Conceit, 658, 971

Confidence, 225
Bankrupt, 174

Conscience, 880, 1114
Bashfulness, 681

Constancy,931
Barbers, 189

Content, 257, 334, 721, 780, 1122,
Bath, efficacy of, 359

1126, 1204, 1239
Bear, the term, 137

Controversy, 305, 762, 909
Beauty, 183, 197, 241, 396, 610, Conversation, 42, 149, 404, 560,

611, 641,723, 758, 810, 874, 913 583, 652, 664, 679,938, 1111

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