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127 have been done by those called great men. They have often disturbed, deceived and pillaged the world: and he, who is capable of the highest mischief, is capable of the meanest. He, who plunders a country of a million of money, would, in suitable circumstances, steal a silver spoon ; and a conqueror, who stands and pillages a kingdom, would, in an humbler situation, rifle a portmanteau I should not, therefore, choose to expose my watch or purse in a crowd, to those men who have plundered Poland. if
, infiead of poffe fing a crown of jewels, and the pocket of fubmiflire nations, they had been in the circumstances of a Burrington Nor, though men should be called honorable, will it be safe to trust our liberties to their honor, without some collateral security - Idem.
storms about us,
LET us not, Lucia, aggravate our forrows,
GUILT. THE guilty ever are most hard to pardon ; Vice makes them stubborn, haughty, and remorseless; And as their views all centre in self-love, Soon hate what once controuls that darling passion.-E. Haga
AS by degrees from long, tho' gentle rains, Great floods arise, and overflow the plains;
So men from little faults to great proceed,
FEAR of detection, what a curse art thou! (), could the young and artless mind but koow the agonies that dwell with guilt, it would prefer the humbleft lot with peace, to all that splendid vice can e'er bestow.-Grifith.
GOOD SENSE. GOOD-SENSE is a fedate and quiescent quality, which manages its possessions well, but does not increase them ; it collects few materials for its own operations, and preserves safety, but never gains supremacy.- Johnson.
GOOD-HUMOUR may be defined, a habit of being pleased; a constant and perennial softness of manner, easiness of approach, and fuavity of disposition ; like that which every one perceives in himself, when the first transports of new felicity have subsided, and his thoughts are only kept in motion by a low succession of soft impulses.-Rambler.
SURELY rothing can be more unreasonable than to lose the will to please, when we are conscious of the power, or thew more cruelty than to choose any kind of influence before that of kindness and good-humour. He that regards the welfare of others, should make his virtue approachable, that it may be loved and copied ; and he that considers the wants which every nan feels, or will feel, of external aslistance, mult rather will to be surrounded by those that love him, than by those that admire his excellencies or solicit his favours; for admiration cialis with novelty, and interest gains its end and retires. A man whose greai qualities want the ornament of luperficial attractions, is like a naked mountain with mincs
Good Humour.-Gaiely --Gypsies.
123 of gold, which will be frequented only till the treasure is exhausted - Idem.
NOTHING can more shew the value of good-humour, than that it recommends those who are destitute of all other excellencies, and procures regard to the trifling, friendship to the worthless, and affection to the dull. --Idem.
GAIETY. . GAIETY is to good-humour as animal perfumes to vegetable fragrance.
The one overpowers weak spirits, the other recreates and revives them. Gaiety seldom fails to give some pain; the hearers either strain their faculties to accompany its towerings, or are left behind in envy or despair. Goodhumour boasts no faculties, which every one does not believe in his own power, and pleases principally by not offending.-Rambler.
WHOM call we gay? That honor has been long
the beams Of day-spring overshoot his humble nest. The peasant, too, a witness of his song, Himself a songíter, is as gay as he. But save me from the gaiety of those Whose head-aches nail them to a noon-day bed ; And save me too from theirs, whose haggard eyes Flash desperation, and betray their pangs For property stripp'd off by cruel chance; From gaiety that fills the bones with pain, The mouth with blafphemy, the heart with woe.-Cowper.
The spark of life. The sportive wind blows wide
woes, and make the woods resound.
BE honesty our riches. Are we mean
Q. PRAY what's the height of honor.
A. No man to offend,
my conscience, or for my country's wars :
poor in truth, for a wrong done, to die : Honor, to dare to live, and satisfy.-- Malinger.
-HE was a man
With even passions and with setiled face,