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101 On Happiness ibid , 103 On Virtue ibid . 106 On Versification ibid . 108
Lessons on Wisdom Armstrong 109 Against Indolence ; an Epistle 112 Elegy to a
young Nobleman Mason 115 97 Page . On the Miseries of Human Life Thomson
On the Miseries of Human Life Thomson 116 Reflections on a future State ibid .
118 On Procrastination Young 119 The Pain arising from virtuous Emotions
attended with Pleasure Akenside 121 On Taste ibido 124 The Pleasures arising
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A young man who has been accustomed to perform frequent exercises in this art
in private , cannot easily persuade himself , when he appears before the public ,
to consider the business he has to perform in any other light , than as a See ...
Young men are subtle arguers ' ; the cloak of honour .covers all their faults , as
that of passion , all their fellies . Economy is no disgrace ; it is better living on a
little , than out - living a great deal . Next to the satisfaction I receive in the
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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).