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right leg, and asks alms all day to get himself a mour another: to follow the dictates of the two warm supper and a trull at night, is not half to latter, is going into a road that is both endless despicable a wretch as such a man of sense. The and intricate; when we pursue the other, our beggar has no relish above sensations; he finds passage is delightful, and what we aim at easi. reit more agreeable than motion; and while he ly attainable. has a warm fire and his doxy, never reflects that I do not doubt but England is at present as pohe deferves to be whipped. Every man who ter- lite a nation as any in the world; but any man minates his fatisfactions and enjoyments within who thinks can ealily see, that the afectation of the supply of his own necessities and passions, is, being gay and in fashion, has very near eaten up says Sir Roger, in my eye, as poor a rogue as our good sense and our religion. Is their any Scarecrow. But, continued he, for the loss of thing fo just, as that mode and gallantry thould public and private virtue, we are beholden to be built upon exerting ourselves in what is proyour men of parts forfooth; it is with them no

per and agreeable to the institutions of justice matter what is done, so it be done with an air. and piéty among us? And yet is there any But to me, 'who am fo whimsical in a corrupt age thing more common than that we run in perfect as to act according to nature and reason, a lelfis contradiction to them? All which is supported man, in the most mining circumftance and equi- by no other pretension, than that it is done with page, appears in the same condition with the fel- what we call a good grace. low above-mentioned, but more contempt ble, Nothing ouglit to be held laudable or becomin proportion to what more he robs the public ing, but what nature itself should prompt us to of, and enjoys above him. I lay it down there- think so. Respekt to all kind of fuperiors is fore for a rule, that the whole man is to move founded, methinks, upon instinct; and yet what together; that every action of any importance, is so ridiculous as age? I make this abrupt tran

is to have a prospect of public good ; and that fition to the mention of this vice more than any the general tendency of our indifferent actions other, in order to introduce a little story, which ought to be agreeable to the dictates of reason, of I think a pretty instance that the most polite age religion, of good breeding ; without this, a man, is in danger of being the moft vicious. as I before have hinted, is hopping instead of " It happened at Athens, during a public rewalking, he is not in his intire and proper mo presentation of some play exhibited in honour tion,

' of the common-wealth, that an old Gentleman While, the honest knight was thus bewildering came too late for a place suitable to his age and himself in good starts, I looked attentively upon quality. Many of the young gentlemen, who him, which made him, I thought, collect his • observed the difficulty and confusion he was in, mind a little. What I aim at, says he, is to re 'made signs to him that they would accommopresent, that I am of opinion, to polish our un date him if he came where they fat: the good derstandings and neglect our manners, iš of all man bustled thro' the croud accordingly; but things the most inexcusable. Reason should go ( when he came to the seats to which he was invern passion, but instead of that, you see, it is vited, the jest was to fit close, and expose him, often subservient to it; and as unaccountable as

as he stood out of countenance, to the whole au. one would think it, a wise man is not always a <dience. The frolic went round all the Athenigood man. This degeneracy is not only the gift an benches. But on those occasions there were of particular persons, but at some times of a

also particular places assigned for foreigners : whole people: and perhaps may appear upon when the good inan was skulked towards the examination, that the most polite ages are the

' boxes appointed for the Lacedemonians, that least virtuous. This may be attributed to the

'honest people, more virtuous than polite, rose folly of admitting wit and learning as merit in

up all to a man, and with the greatest respect themselves, without considering the application received him among them. The Athenians of them. By this means it becomes a rule, not

being suddenly touched with a sense of the Sparso much to regard what we do, as how we do it. tan virtue and their own degeneracy, gave a But this false beauty will not pars upon men of thunder of applause; and the old man cried honest minds and true taste: Sir Richard Black

out, The Athenians understand what is good, but more says, with as much good sense as virtue, the Lacedemonians practise it,' “ It is a mighty dimoncur ard thame to employ « excellent faculties and abundance of wit to hu“ mour and please men in their vices and follies: No. 9. THURSDAY, MARCH 8. “ The great enemy of mankind, notwithstancing

his wit and angelic faculties, is the most oci Suminia, terrores magiros, mira i la, fogas,

ous being in the whole creation. He goes on Nočiurnos loures, portentaque Thefjala rides 3 soon after to say very generoutly, that he under

Hor. Ep. ij. 208. trok the writing of his poem

“ to rescue the Mu

Vifions, and magic spells, can you despise, les cut of the hands of ravishers, to reitere

And daugh at witches, ghosts, and prodigies ? “ them to their sweet and chaite manfions, and

to engage thein in an employment suitable OING yeilerday to dine with an old ac

to their dignity." This certainly ought to be qua utance, I had the mistortune to find the purpole of every man who appears in public, his whele family very much dejected. Uponakand whoever dees rot proceed upon that founda- ing him the occasion of it, he told me that his ticn, injures his country as tali as he fucceeds in wife had dreamt a trange dream the night be. his itudies. When mouchy ceases to be the chief fore, which they were afraid pertenced some misornavit of one rex, and integrity of the cther, fortune to iliemselves or their children. At her luciety is upon a wrong bats, and we Mail he t coing into the room I observed a settled nie. ver after without rules to guide our judgment in tircholy in her cuntenance, which I fhould what is really becoming and ornamental. Na- have been troubled for, had I not heard from and reakto direct ore thing; rallion and hard wance is provreded: We were no sconer lat

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but after having looked upon me a little while, ftruck more terror than the roaring of a lion. $ My dear, (says she, turning to her husband,) you There is nothing fo inconsiderable, which may

may now see the stranger that was in the can not appear dreadful to an imagination that is “ dle last night.“ Soon after this, as they be filled with omens and prognostics. A rusty nail, gan to talk of family affairs, a little boy at or a crooked pin, thoot up into prodigies. the lower end of the table told her, that he was I remember I was once in a mixt assembly, to go into join-hand on Thursday. “ Thurf- that was full of noise and mirth, when on a sud“ day! (lays the,) no, child, if it please God, you den an old woman unluckily observed there were " shall not begin upon Childerinas-day; tell thirteen of us in company. This remark ftruck

your writing-master that Friday will be soon a pannic terror into several who were present, " enough.” I was reflecting with myself on the inromuch that one or two of the Ladies were oddness of her fancy, and wondering that any body going to leave the room; but a friend of mine would establish it as a rule to lose a day in every taking notice that one of our female companions week. In the midst of these my musings, the desired was big with child, affirmed there were four.. me to reach her a little falt upon the point of my teen in the room, and that, instead of portendknife, which I did in such a trepidation and hur- ing one of the company hould die, it plainly ry of obedience, that I let it drop by the way; foretold one of them hould be born. Had noe at which the immediately startled, and said it my friend found this expedient to break the fell towards her. Upon this I looked very blank; omen, I question not but half the women in the and, o serving the concern of the whole table, company would have fallen fick that very night, began to consider myself, with some confusion, An old maid, that is troubled with the vae as a person that had brought a disaster upon the pours, produces infinite disturbances of this kind family... The lady, however, recovering herself anong her friends and neighbours. I know a after a little space, said to her hufand with a maiden aunt, of a great family, who is one of figh, “ My dear, misfortunes never come fine these antiquated Sybyls, that forebodies and pro

gle.” My friend, I found, acted but an on- phesies from one end of the year to the other. She der-part at his table, and being a man of more is always seeing apparitions, and hearing deathgood nature than understanding, thinks himself watches; and was the other day almost frighted out oblige to fall in with all the pations and humours of her wits by the great house-dog, that howled in of his yoke-fellow : “ Do not you remember, the stable at a time when the lay ill of the tooth“ child, (fays Me,) that the pigeon-house fell the ach. Such an extravagant cait of mind engages

very afternoon that our careless wench fpilt the multitudes of people not only in impertinent ter. “ falt upon the table? Yes, (says he,) my dear, rors, but in supernumerary duties of life; and " and the next post brought us an account of the arises from that fear and ignorance which are na« battle of Almanza." The reader may guess tural to the soul of man. The horror with which at the figure I made after having done all this we entertain the thoughts, of death (or indeed of mifchief. i dispatched my dinner as soon as I any future evil) and the uncertainty of its apcould, with my usual taciturnity; when to my proach, fill a melancholy mind with innumerutter confusion, the Lady seeing me quitting my able apprehensions and suspicions, and consen knife and fork, and laying them across one a quently dispare it to the observation of such nother upon my plate, desired me that I would groundless prodigies and predi&tions.

For as humour her so far as to take them out of that it is the chief concern of wise men to retrench figure, and place them side by side. What the the evils of life by the reasonings of philosophy ; absurdity was which I had committed I did not it is the employment of fools to multiply them know, but I suppose there was some tradition by the sentiments of superstition, ary superstition in it ; and therefore, in obedi For my own part, I hould be very much ence to the lady of the houfe, I disposed of my troubled were I endowed with this divining quam knife and fork in two parrallel lines, which is lity, though it should inform me truly of every the figure I Mall always lay them in for the fun thing that can befall me. I would not antici ture, though I do not know any reason for it. pate the relish of any happiness, nor feel the

It is not difficult for a man to see that a per, weight of any misery, before it actually arrives, fon has conceived an aversion to him. For my I know but one way of fortifying my soul own part, I quickly found by the Lady's looks against these gloomy prelages and terrors of mind, that the regarded me as a very odd kind of fel. and that is, by securing to myself the friendship low, with an unfortunate aspect. For which and protection of tha* Being who disposes of reason I took my leave immediately after dinner, events, and governs futurity. He sees at one view, and withdrew to my own lodgings. Upon my the whole thread of my existence, not only that return home, I fell into a profound contempla. part of it which I have already pafied through, tion on the evils which attend the superftitious but that which runs forward into all the depths follies of mankind; how they subject us to ime of eternity. When I lay mne down to Neap, I aginary afflictions, and additional forrows, that recommend my elf to his care ; when I awake, I do not properly come within our lot. As if the give myself up to his direction. Amidst all the natural calamities of life were not sufficient for evils that threaten me, I will look up to him for it, we turn the most indifferent circumstances help, and question not but he will either avert into misfortunes, and suffer as much from tri- , them, or turn them to my advantage.' Though Aing accidents, as from real evils. I have known I know neit er the time nor the manner of the the ihooting of a star spoil a night's reit; and have death I am to die, I am nut at all solicitous seen a man in love grow pale and lofe his appetite about it; because I am sure that he knows them upon the plucking of a merry-thought. A fereech-, both, and that he will not fail to comfort and owl at midnight has alarmed a family more than a support me under shem. band of robbors; nay, the voice of a cricket bath

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• If we are rightly informed, the rules that are At Venus obfcuro gradientes aere fopfit,

o observed by this new society are wonderfully Et multo nebula circum Dea fudit amietu,

contrived for the advancement of cuckoldom. Cernere ne quis eos ----- VIRG. Æn. i. ver. 415. The women either come by themselves, or are They march obfcure, for Venus kindly shrouds

o introduced by friends who are obliged to quit With mists their persons, and involves in clouds.

" them, upon their first entrance, to the converDRYDEN

"sation of any body that addresses himself to

o them. There are several rooms where the parSHALL here communicate to the world a

' ties may retire, and, if they please, thew their couple of letters, which I believe will give ' faces by confent. Whispers, squeezes, nods, the reader as good an entertainment as any that

' and embraces, are the innocent freedoms of the I am able to furnish him with, and therefore place. short, the whole dengn of this lithall make no apology for them.

bidinous assembly, seems to terminate in aliig

« nations and intrigues; and I hope you will " To the SPECTATOR, &c. "SIR,

• take effectual methods, by your public advice

and admonitions, to prevent such a promiscuous AM one of the directors of the Society for multitude of both sexes from meeting sogether

the reformation of manners, and therefore in fo clandestine a manner. I am I think myself a proper perfon for your correr

• Your humble servant, pondence. I have thoroughly examined the

" and fellow-labourer, present Itate of religion in Great Britain, and

T. B. am able to acquaint you with the predominant Not long after the perusal of this letter, I re

vice of every market-town in the whole island. ceived another upon the fame subject; which by • I can tell you the progress that virtue has made the date and stile of it, I take to be written by • in all our cities, boroughs, and corporations; some young templar, '' and know as well the evil practices that are • committed in Berwick or Exeter, as what is

ISIR,

Middle-Temple, 1710-11. • done in my own family. In a word, Sir, I

HEN a man has been guilty of any • have my correspondents in the remotest parts

vice or foily, I think the best atont• of the nation, who send me up punctual ac 'ment he can make for it, is to warn others not

counts from time to time of all the little irre. I to fall into the like. In order to this I must gularities that fall under their notice in their acquaint you, that fometime in February last several districts and divisions.

• I went to the Tuesday's masquerade. Upon my * I am no less acquainted with the particular first going in I was attacked by a half dozen quarters and regions of this great town, than • female quakers, who seemed willing to adops with the different parts and distributions of me for a brother; but upon a nearer examinathe whole nation. I can describe every parish ' tion I found they were a sisterhood of coquettes by its impieties, and can tell you in which of " disguised in that precise habit. I was soon af

our streets lewdnefs prevails, which gaming ? ter taken out to dance, and, as I fancied, by a is has taken the possession of, and where drun woman of the first quality, for the was very • kenness has got the better of them both. When • tall, and moved gracefully. As soon as the mi

I am difposed to raise a fine for the poor, I nuet was over, we ogled one another through * know the lanes and alleys that are inhabited our masks; and as I am very well read in Walla • by common swearers. When I would encou: er, I repeated to her the following verfe out o

rage the hospital of Bridewell, and improve the * his poem to Vandike. hempen manufacture, I am very well acquaint

« The heedless lover does not know ed with all the haunts and resorts of female ** night-walkers.

" Whose eyes they are that wound him fo; • After this short account of myself, I must let

But confounded with thy art, you know, that the design of this paper is to

Inquires her name that has his heart. • give you information of a certain regular are " I pronounced these words with such a fanguisha

sembly, which I think falls very properly under * ing air, that I had some reason to conclude !

your observation, especially since che persons it ' had made a conquest. She told me that the • is composed of are criminals too considerable • hoped my face was not akin to my tongue, and • for the animadversions of our society. I mean, looking upon her watch, I accidentally disco • Sir, the midnight maik, which has of late been vered the figure of a coronet on the back part

very frequently held in one of the most con. & of it. I was fo transported with the thought. * fpicuous parts of the town, and which I hear 6 of Luch an amour, that I plied her from one. i will be continued with additions and improve. room to another with all the gailantries I could

ments, As all the persons who compose this invent; and at lengeli brought things to so • Jawless assembly are masked, we dare rot at happ an issue, that me gave me a private

tack any of them in our wi?), left we should send meeting the next day, without page or foot

a women of quality to Bridewell, or a peer of " man, coach or equipage. My heart danced in * Great - Britain to the Counter: Besides that raptures, but I had not lived in this golden

their numbers are to very great, that I am • dream above three days, before I found good * afraid they would be able to rout cur whole " reason to wish that I had continued true to my

fraternity, though we were accompanied with laundress. I have since heard, by a very great all our guard of conftables. Both these reasons, accident, that this fine lady does not live far which fecure them from our authority, make ' from Covent-Garden, and that I am not the. them obnoxious to yours; as both their rif firit cully whom lae has passed herself upon foc

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• Thus, Sir, you fee how I have mistaken a A Chriftian name has likewise been often used • cloud for a Juno; and if you can make any as a badge of diftin&ion, and made the occasion 6 use of this adventure, for the benefit of those of a club. That of the George's, which used to • who may possibly be as vain young coxcombs as meet at the sign of the George on St. George's. myself, I do most heartily give you leave, I am, day, and swear before George, is fill fresh in

every one's memory. Your most humble admirer, There are at present in several parts of this

• B. L.' city what they call Street-Clubs, in which the I design to visit the next Masquerade myself, chief inhabitants of the street converse together

every night. I rem m'ier, upon my enquiring in the lame habit I wore at Grand Cairo : and

after lodgings in Ormond-street, the landlord, till then shall suspend my judgment of this mid

to recommend that quarter of the town, told me, night entertainment.

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there was at that time a very good club in it; he also told me, upon farther discourse with him,

that two or three noisy country-squires, who were No9. SATURDAY, MARCH 10. settled there the year before, had.considerably

sunk the price of house-ren;; and that the club -----Tigris agit rabidâ cum tigride pacem (to prevent the like inconveniencies for the fuo Perpetuam, jævis inter se convenit ursis.

ture) had thoughts of taking every house that beJuv. Sat. xv. ver, 163. came vacant into their own hands, till they had Tiger with Tiger, Bear with Bear, you'll find

found a tenant for it, of a sociable nature and

good conversation, In leagues offensive and defensive join'd.

The Hum-Drum club, of which I was for. TATE.

merly an unworthy member, was made up of AN is said to be a sociable animal, and, , very honest gentlemen, of peaceable dispositions,

as an instance of it, we may observe, that that used to fit together,-fmoke their pipes, and we take all occasions and pretences of forming say nothing till midnight. The Mum-club, as ourselves into those little nocturnal assemblies, I am informed, is an institution of the same nawhich are commonly known by the name of ture, and as great an enemy to noise. Clubs, When a set of men find themselves agree After these two innocent societies, I cannot in any particular, though never so trivial, they forbear mentioning a very mischievous one, that eitablish themselves into a kind of fraternity, and was erected in the reign of King Charles the Se. meet once or twice a week, upon the account of 'cond : I mean the Club of Duellists, in which such a fantastic resemblance. I know a confider none was to be admitted that had not fought his ! able market-town, in which there was a club of man. The President of it was said to have killed fat men, that did not come together, as you may half a dozen in single combat; and as for the well suppose, to entertain one another with other members, they took their seats according to sprightliness and wit, but to keep one another the number of their Nain. There was likewise a in countenance; the room where the club met fide-table, for such as had only drawn blood, and was something of the largest, and had two en shewn a laudable ambition of taking the first optrances, the one by a door of a moderate size, portunity to qualify themselves for the first table. and the other by a pair of folding doors. If a This club consisting only of men of honour, did candidate for this corpulent club could make his not continue long; most of the members of it entrance through the first, he was looked upon as being put to the sword, or hanged, a little after unqualified; but if he stuck in the patřage, and its institution. eould not force his way through it, the folding Our modern celebrated clubs are founded up doors were immediately thrown open for his re on eating and drinking, which are points whereception, and he was faluted as a brother. I have in most men agree, and in which the learned and heard that this club, though it consisted but of illiterate, the dull and the airy, the philofopher fifteen persons, weighed above three tun. and the buffoon, can all of them bear a part.

In opposition to this society, there fprung up The Kit-Cat itself is said to have taken its orianother, composed of scarecrows and skeletons, ginal from a mutton-pye, The Beaf-Steak, and who being very meagre and envious, did all they October clubs, are neither of them averse to eatcould to thwart the designs of their bulky bré- ing and drinking, if we may form a judgment of thren, whom they represented as men of dange them from their respective titles. rous principles; till at length they worked them When men are thus knit together, by a love of out of the favour of the people, and consequently society, not a spirit of faction, and do not me.c out of the magiftracy. These factions tore the to censure or annoy those that are absent, but to

pieces length they came to this accommodation; that for their own improvement, or for the good of the two hailiffs of the town should be annually others, or at least to relax themselves from th: chosen out of the two clubs; by which means business of the day, by an innocent and chearful the principal magistrates are at this day coupled conversation, there may be something very uleful like rabbets, one fat and one lean.

in these little institutions and establishments, Every one has heard of the club, or rather the I cannot forbear.concluding this paper with a confederacy of the Kings. This grand alliance scheme of laws that I met with upon a wall in a was formed a little after the return of King little alehouse: how I came thither I may inform Charles the Second, and admitted into it men of my reader at a more convenient time. Ther: all qualities and profeffions, provided they agreed laws were enacted by a knot of artisans and mein the furnarne of King, which, as they imagined, chanics, who used to meet every night; and as sufficiently declared the owners of it to be alto- there is something in them which gives us a getier untainted with republicall and antimom pretty picture of low life, I shall transcribe them narchical principles.

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RULES to be observed in the Two-penny Club, erecte count in the speculation of the day. And to the

ed in tbis place, for the prefervation of friendjhip end that their virtue and discretion may not be and good nigbbourbood.

Thort transient intermitting starts of thought. I

have resolved to refresh their memories from day to 1. Every member at his first coming in thall day, till I have recovered them out of that despe. Jay down his two-pence.

rate state of vice and folly into which the age is. II. Every member dhall fill his pipe out of his fallen. The mind that lies fallow but a single own box,

day, sprouts up in follies that are orly to be killill. If any member absents himfelf, he shall ed by a constant and assiduous culture. It was forfeit a penny for the use of the club, unless in said of Socrates, that he brought philosophy down case of sickness or imprisonment.

from heaven, to inhabit among men; and I shall IV. If any member swears or curses, his neigh- be ambitious to have it said of me, that I have Bour may give him a kick upon the sains. brought philosophy out of closets and libraries,

V. If any member tells stories in the club that schools and colleges, to dwell in clubs and assem are not true, he thall forfeit for every third lye, blies, at tea-tables and in coffee-houses. an halfpenny.

I would therefore in a very particular manner VI. If any member strikes another wrongfully, recommend these my specuations to all well-re. he Mall pay his club for him.

gulated families, that set apart an hour every VII, If any member brings his wife into the morning for tea and bread and butter; and would club, he Mall pay for whatever the drinks or earnestly advise them for their good to order this {mokes,

paper to be punctually served up, and to be look. VIII. If any member's wife comes to fetch him ed upon 35 a part of the tea-equipa;e. home from the club, the fall speak to him with Sir l'rancis Bacon obferves, that a well written out the door,

book, compared with its rivals and anta onists, IX. If any member calls another cuckold, he is like Mole's serpent, that immediately iwalShall be turned out of the club.

lowed up and devoured those of the fgyptians. X. None hall be admitted into the club that I hall not be so vain as to think, that where the is of the Tame trade with any member of it. Spectator appears, the other public prints will

XI. None of the club Mall have his clothes or vanil; but mall leave it to my readers confideshoes made or mended, but by a brother mem- ration, whether it is not much better to be let intą ber.

the knowledge of one's self, than to hear what XII. No Non-jurør fhall be capable of being pares in Muscovy or Pcland, and to amuse our# member.

selves with such writings as tend to the wearing

out of ignorance, patsion, and prejudice, than such The morality of this little club is guarded by as naturally.conduce to inflame hatreds, and make such wholsome laws and penalties, that I question enmities irreconcileable. not but my reader will be as well pleased with In the next place I would recommend this pathem, as he would have been with the Leges Con- per to the daily perusal of those Centlerner. whom vivales of Ben Johnson, the regulations of an old I cannot but consider as my good brot'ers and Roman club cited by Lipsius, or the rules of a allies, I mean the fraternity oi spectators, wiro live Symposium in an ancient Greek author, Č in the world without having any thing to do in

it; and either by the affluence of their fortunes,

or laziness of their difpofitions, have no other bu. N° 10. MONDAY, MARCH 12.

finess with the rcit of mankind, but to look upon

them. Under this class of men are comprehended Non aliter quàm qui adverfo vix flumine lembum all contemplative Tradesmen, titular Phyficians, Remigiis fubigit : fi bracbia fortè remifit,

Fellows of the Royal Society, Templars that are lique illum in præceps prono rapit alveus amni, not given to be contentious, and Statesmen that

Virg. Georg. I. ver. 201. are out of business; in short, every one that conSo the boat's brawny crew the current stem,

fiders the world as a theatre, and desires to form And, flow advancing, struggle with the stream:

a right judgment of those who are the actors on But if tliey nack their hands, or cease to strive,

it, Then down the foyd with headlong haste they wile lay a claim to, whom I have lately called

There is another set of men that I must like, drive,

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the Blanks of society, as being altogether unfur. T is with much satisfaction that I hear this nished with ideas, till the business and conver

great city inquiring day by day after these fation of the day hath supplied them. I have oftmy papers, and receiving my morning lectures en considered these poor souls with an eye of great with a becoming seriousness and attention. My commiserarion, when I have heard them asking publither tells me, that there are already three the first man they have met with, whether there thousand of them distributed every day; so that was any news stirring ? and by that means ga. if I allow twenty readers to every paper, which thering together materials for thinking. There I look upon as a modeft computation, I may reckneedy persors do not know what to talk of, 'till on about threescore thousand disciples in London about twelve o'clock in the morning ; for by that and Westminster, who I hope will take care to time they are pretty good judges of the weather, distinguish themselves from the thoughtless herd know which way the wind fits, and whether the of their ignorant and ynattentive brethren. Since Dutch mail be come in. As they lie at the mercy I have raised to myself so great an audience, I of the first man they meet, and are grave and imThall spare no pains to make their instruction pertinent all the day long, according to the no agrecable, and their diversion useful. For which tions, which they have imbibed in the morning, I reasons I shall end çavour to enliven morality with would earnestly intreat them not to stir out of wit, and to tenper wit with morality, that my their chambers till they have read this paper, and Keaders may, if poffible, borb ways find their aca do promise them that I will daily indtil into themen

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