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THE CONTENTS.

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Select Sentences. Various authors. pag. I Select Fables. Various authors.

10 The Dervise. Spectator. Turkish Tale. Idem.

24 Respect due to old age. Idem. Abdolonymus raised to the government of Sydon. Q. Curtius.

27 Good-natured Credulity. Percival. 30 Example of Veracity. Idem.

35 Modesty rewarded. Stretch.

35 Labour. World. The old man and his ass. Idem. Hercules's choice. Tatler.

40 To Begin nothing , of which you have not

well considered the end. Spectator. 45 Isadas , the Spartan. Idem.

47 The Story of Dionysius the Tyrant. Cic.Tusc. Quest.

48 Damon and Pythias. Brooke.

50 Androcles and the Lyon. Guardian. 55 A remarkable instance of filial Duty. Pliny.58 Another instance of filial Duty. Aikin. Paternal Forgiveness. Idem.

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Ingratitude punished. Gen. Mag.
Time. A vision. Guardian.

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Young men of spirit and gaiety. Johnson.92
The Philosopher. Idem.
The Hermit. Idem.
The party-coloured Shield. Beaumont .103
On Aerial Castle-Building. Guardian 106
The Mountain of Miseries. A vision. Specta-
tor.

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The vision continued. Idem.

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Dreams. Idem.

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Justice. Guardian.

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Singularity. Spectator.

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On Study. Bacon.

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On the English Language. Spectator. 134
Industry recommended. Chesterfield. 139
On Modesty. Idem.

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On Virtue. idem.

145
The Art of Pleasing. Idem.

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The Utility of History. Idem.

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Character of Marius. Middleton. 158
Character of Sylla. Idem.

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Character of Pompey. Idem.

164
Character of Julius Cæsar. Idem.

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Character of Cato. Idem.

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A comparison of the political principles and

conduct of Cato , Atticus and Cicero.
Idem.

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Junius Brutus , over the dead body of Lucretia. Livy.

180 C. Marius to the Romans on their hesitat

ing to appoint him generalin the expedition against Jugurtha, merely on account of his extraction. Sallust.

183 The Speech of Brutus on the death of Cæsar. Shakespear.

189 The Scythian Ambassadors to Alexander. Quintus Curtius.

191 ToArt. Harris.

197 To the Sea. Keate.

201 Liberty and Slavery. Sterne.

203 The Monk. Idem.

206 The Beggar and his Dog. The Man of feeling

210 A visit to Bedlam. Idem.

216 The Misanthropist. Idem.

225 The disabled soldier. Goldsmith. 235 The Vision of Mirza. Spectator. 244 The fatal effects of Gold.

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