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Great Ones.Grief.-Guilt.

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.

BUT know, young prince, that valor foars above
What the world calls misfortune and affliction ;
These are not ills. else they would never fall
On heaven's first fav’rites, and the best of men.
Heaven in bounty works up

storms about us,
That give mankind occafion to exert
Their hidden strength, and throw out into practice
Virtues that shun the day, and lie conceald
In the smooth seasons and the calms of life. --Addisombo

LET us not, Lucia, aggravate our forrows,
But to kind heav'n permit the event of things :
Our lives discolor'd with the present woes,
May fill grow bright and fmile with happier hours.
So the pure limpid stream, when foul with stains
Of rushing torrents, and descending rains,
Works itlelf clear; and, as it runs, refines,
Till by degrees the floating mirror shines;
Reflects each flower that on the border grows,
And a new heay'n in its fair bofom shows.- Idem.

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,
Guilt grows on guilt, and crimes do crimes succeed.-Wan-


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.

TRUST not too much your now resistless charms,
Those, age or sickness, foon or late, disarms;
Good humour only ieaches charms to last,
Still makes new conquests, and maintains the past.
Love, rais'd on beauty, will like that decay,
Our hearts may bear its slender chain a day ;
As flow'ry bands in wantonness are worn ;
A morning's pleasure, and at evening torn:
This tinds in ties more easy, yet more strong,
The willing heart, and only holds it long.Pope.

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 boast of mere pretenders to the name.
The innocent are gay. The lark is gay,
That dries his feathers, saturate with dew,
Beneath the rosy cloud, while


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.

I SEE a column of slow rising smoke
O’ertop the lofty wood that skirts the wild.
A vagabond useless tribe there eat
Their uniserable meal. A kettle llung
Between two poles upon a tick transverse,
Receives the morsel; Aesh obfcene of dog,
Or vermin, or at belt, of cock purloin'd
From his accustom’d perch. Hard faring race !
They pick their fuel out of every hedge,
Which, kindled with dry leaves, jult layes unquench'd

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The spark of life. The sportive wind blows wide
Their flutt'ring rags, and shows a tawny skin,
The vellum of the pedigree they claim.
Great skill have they in palmistry, and more
To conjure clean away the gold they touch,
Conveying worthless dross into its place.
Loud when they beg-dumb cnly when they steal.
Strange that a creature rational, and cast
In human mould, should brutalize by choice
His nature, and though capable of arts
By which the world might profit and himself,
Self banish'd from society, prefer
Such fqualid sloth to honorable toil.
Yet even these, though, feigning sickness, oft
They swathe the forehead, drag the limpiog limb,
And vex their flesh with artificial fores,
Can change their whine into a mirthful note,
When safe occasion offers, and with dance
And music of the bladder and the bag
Beguile their

woes, and make the woods resound.
Such health and gaiety of heart enjoy
The houseless rovers of thy sylvan world ;
And breathing wholesome air, and wand'ring much,
Need other physic none to heal th' effects
Of loathsome diet, penury, and cold. Idem.

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THE man who pauses on his honesty
Wants little of the villain.-Martyn.

BE honesty our riches. Are we mean
And humbly born ? the true heart makes us noble.
These'hands can toil, can sow the ground and reap,
For thee and thy sweet babes. Our daily labor
Is daily wealth. It finds us bread and raiment.
Could Danish gold do more!-- Mallet.

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LET none presume
To wear an undeserved dignity :
O hat estates, degrees, and offices,
Were not, deriv'd corruptly; that clear honor
Were purchas’d by the merit of the wearer !
How many then should cover, that stand bare !

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How many be commanded, that command :
How much low peasantry would then be glean'd
From the true feed of honor! How much honor
Pick'd from the chaff and ruin of the times,
To be new vann'd !--Shakespeare.
MINE honor is

life : both

Take honor from me, and my life is done.
Then, dear my liege, mine honor let me try;
In that I live, and for that will I die..Idem.

Q. PRAY what's the height of honor.

A. No man to offend,
Ne'er to reveal the secrets of a friend ;
Rather to suffer than to do a wrong:
To make the heart no stranger to the tongue :
Provok’d, not to betray an enemy;
Nor eat his meat, I choak with flattery;
Blushless to tell wherefore I wear my scars,
Or for

my conscience, or for my country's wars :
To aim at just things. If we have wildly run
Into offences, wish them all undone.

poor in truth, for a wrong done, to die : Honor, to dare to live, and satisfy.-- Malinger.

-HE was a man
That liv'd up to the standard of his honor,
And prized that jewel more than mines of wealth.
He'd not have done a shameful thing but once ;
Tho' kept in darkness from the world, and hidden,
He could not have forgiven it to himself

. Otway.
NOT all the threats or favours of a crown,
A prince's whisper, or a tyrant's frown,
Can awe the spirit, or allure the mind
Of him who to ftri&t honor is inclin'd.
Tho' all the pomp and pleasure that does wait
On public places and affairs of fate,

With even passions and with setiled face,
He would remove the harlo:'s false embrace.
Tho’all the storms and tempelts should arise,
That church-Magicians in their cells devise,
And from their settled basis natious tear,
He would uamov d the mighty ruin hear ;
Secure in innocence, contemn them all,
And, decently array'd in honor, fall...Earl of Falifax..

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