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... even treble ; these must be expressed in : reading , by a very distinct emphasis
on each part of the opposition . The following instances are of this kind : t Anger
may glance into the breast of a wise man ; but rests only in the bolom of fools .
... to be so to the utmost of our abilities , is the glory of man . No man was ever
cast down with the injuries of fortune , unless he had before suffered himself to be
deceived by her favours . Anger may glance into the breast of a wise man , but ...
What stronger breast - plate than a heart untainted ? Thrice is he arm'd that hath
his quarrel just : And be but naked ( tho'lock'd up in steel ) . Whose conscience
with injustice is corrupted , Taucot CHAP . IX . OH , world , thy slippery turns !
... To curb the steed , and guide the wheel ; And as he pass'd the gazing throng ,
With graceful ease , and smack'd the thong , The idiot wonder they express'd Was
praise and transport to his breast . At - length quite vain , he needs would shew ...
... and for ever sad , THOMSON COCOTTO CHAP . XVI . JUNIO AND THEANA .
SOON as young " reason dawn'd ' in Junio's breast , His father sent him from
these geniai isles ; To where old Thames with conscious pride surveys Green
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This reader was initially published as a British reader, and then imported to America. According to Henry W. Simon, it was first published in America in Philadelphia in 1799. He was unaware of this second American printing. There is also another printing -- from New York in 1812 -- of which he too was unaware. Thus far, these are the only three American printings of which I am aware. In a visit to the Harvard archives, I noticed in their records that the Institute of 1770, an early literary society there, often read aloud from Enfield in their meetings in the 1770s and 1780s (though this would have been a British version of the text, not the American one depicted here).