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natured man; and upon our first going into a fect on the mould of the face when the linea. company of strangers, our benevolence or aver ments are pliable and tender, or whether the famo fion, awe or contempt, rises naturally towards se- kind of souls require the same kind of habitaveral particular persons, before we have heard tions, I shall leave to the consideration of the cu. them speak a single word, or so much as know rious. In the mean time I think nothing can be who they are.

more glorious than for a man to give the lye to his Every pallion gives a particular cast to the face, and to be an honest, just, good-natured man, countenance, and is apt to discover itself in some in spite of all those marks and signatures which feature or other. I have seen an eye curse for nature seems to have set upon him for the conhalf an hour together, and an eyebrow call a man trary. This very often happens among those, who, a scoundrel. Nothing is more common than for instead of being exasperated by their own looks, lovers to complain, resent, languish, despair, and or envying the looks of others, apply themselves die in dumb show. For my own part, I am so intirely to the cultivating of their minds, and getapt to frame a notion of every man's humour or ting those beauties which are more lasting and circumstances by his looks, that I have sometimes more ornamental, I have seen many an amiable employed myself from Charing-Cross to the Roy. piece of deformity; and have observed a certain al- Exchange in drawing the characters of those chearfulness in as bad a system of features as ever who have passed by me. When I see a man with was clapped together, which hath appeared more a four rivelled face, I cannot forbear pitying his lovely than all the blooming charms of an insolent wife; and when I meet with an open ingenuous, beauty. There is a double praise due to virtue, countenance, think on the happiness of his friends, when it is lodged in a body that seems to have his family, and relations.

been prepared for the reception of vice; in many I cannot recollect the author of a famous say- such cases the soul and the body do not seem to ing to a stranger who stood filent in his company, be fellows. « Speak that I may see thee.” But with sub Socrates was an extraordinary instance of this miffion, I think we may be better known by our nature. There chanced to be a great physiognolooks than by our words, and that a man's fpeech mist in his time at Athens, who had made strange is much more easily disguised than his counte- discoveries of mens tempers and inclinations by nance. In this case, however, I think the air of their odtward appearances. Socrates's disciples, the whole face is much more expressive than the that they might put this artist to the trial, carried lines of it: the truth of it is, the air is generally him to their maiter, whom he had never seen benothing else but the inward disposition of the fore, and did not know he was then in company mind made visible.

with him. After a short examination of his face, Those who have established physiognomy into the physiognomist pronounced him the most lewd, an art, and laid down rules of judging mens tem- libidinous, drunken old fellow that he had ever pers by their faces, have regarded the features met with in his whole life. Upon which the difa much more than the air, Martial has a pretty ciples all burst out a laughing, as thinking they cpigram on this subject.

had detected the falfhood and vanity of his art. Crine ruber, niger ore, brevis pede, lumine lafus

But Socrates told them, that the principles of his

art might be very true, notwithstanding his preRem magnam præstas Zoile, si bonus es.

sent mistake: for that he himself was naturally in

Epig. 54. 1. 12. « Thy beard and head are of a diff'rent dye;

clined to those particular vices which the physi

ognomist had discovercd in his countenance, but “ Short of one foot, distorted in an eye :

that he had conquered the strong dispositions he " With all these tokens of a knave complete,

was born with by the dictates of philosophy. “ Should'st thou be honest, thou’rt a dev'lish

We are indeed told by an ancient author, that cheat.",

Socrates very much refembled Silenus in his face; I have seen a very ingenious author on this sub- which we find to have been very rightly observed ject, who founds his speculations on the supposi- from the statues and busts of both, that are still tion, that as a man hath in the mould of his face extant; as well as on several antique seals and a remote likeness to that of an ox, a theep, a lion, precious stones, which are frequently enough to an hog, or any other creature; he hath the same be met with in the cabinets of the curious. But resemblance in the frame of his mind, and is sub- however observations of this nature may someject to those pasions which are predominant in times hold, a wise man should be particularly cau. the creature that appears in his countenance. Ac- tious how he gives credit to a man's outward ap. cordingly he gives the prints of several faces that pearance. It is an irreparable injustice we are are of a different mould, and by a little over- guilty of towards one another, when we are precharging the likeness, discovers the figures ef judiced by the looks and features of thofe whom these several kinds of brutal faces in human fea, we do not know. How often do we conceive hatures. I remember, in the life of the famous tred against a person of worth, or fancy a man to Prince of Condé, the writer observes, the face of be proud or ill-natured by his aspect, whom, we that Prince was like the face of an eagle, and that think, we cannot esteem too much when we are the Prince was very well pleased to be told so. In acquainted with his real character ? Dr. Moore, this case therefore we may be sure, that he had in in his admirable system of Ethics, reckons this his mind some general implicit notion of this are particular inclination to take a prejudice against of phyfiognomy which I have just now mention a man for his looks, among the smaller vices in ed; and that when his courtiers told him his face morality, and, if I remember, gives it the name was made like an eagle's, he understood them in of a Profopoleptia. the same manner as if they had told him, there

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of the matchless Hecatissa, since it is certain I

• Tall be in no danger of giving her the least oce Nimiim ne crede colori.

'casion of jealousy: and then a joint-stool in the VIRG, Ecl, 2. v. 17.

' very lowest place at the table, is all the honour ! Trust not too much to an enchanting face.

" that is coveted by DRYDEN.

Your most humble

6 and obedient servant, T has been the purpose of several of my fpecu

" ROSALINDA. lations to bring people to an unconcerned be - P.S. I have sacrificed my necklace to put haviour, with relation to their persons, whether into the public lottery against the common enebeautiful or defective. As the secrets of the Ugly my. And last Saturday, about three of the clock Club were exposed to the public, that men might in the afternoon, I began to patch indifferently see there were some noble spirits in the age, who on both sides of my face.' are not at all displeased with themselves upon confiderations which they had no choice in; so "Mr. Spe&tator.

London, June 7. 1711. the discourse concerning Idols tended to lessen the

TPON reading your late differtation cone, value people put upon themselves from perfonal 5 advantages and gifts of nature. As to the latter

you that there are, in six or seven places of this species of mankind, the Beauties, whether male city, coffee-houses kept by persons of that fifteror female, they are generally the most untracta- (hood.' These Idols fit and receive all day long ble people of all others. You are so exceflively (the adoration of the youth within such and such perplexed with the particularities in their beha • districts : I know in particular, goods are not viour, that, to be at ease, one would be apt to with I entered as they ought be at the custom-house, there were no such creatures. They expect so nor law reports perused at the temple; by reagreat allowances, and give so little to others, that • son of one beauty who detains the young merthey who have to do with them find in the main • chants too long near 'Change, and another fair a man with a better person than ordinary, and a one who keeps the students at her house when beautiful woman, might be very happily changed they should be at study. It would be worth for such to whom nature has been lefs liberal.

your while to see how the idolaters alternately The handsome fellow is usually so much a gen r offer incense to their Idols, and what hearttleman, and the fine woman has something so be. burnings arise in those who wait for their turn coming, that there is no enduring either of them. " to receive kind aspects from those little thrones, It has therefore been generally my choice to mix which all the company, but these lovers, call the. with chearful ugly creatures, rather than gentle • bars. I saw a gentleman turn as pale as athes, men who are graceful enough to omit or do wliat I because an Idol turned the fugar in a tea-dish they please; or beauties who have charms enough for his rival, and carelesly called the boy to serve to do and say what would be disobliging in any • him, with a “Sirrah! Why do you not give the but themselves.

“ gentleman the box to please himself ?” Certain Diffidence and presumption, upon account of « it is, that a very hopeful young man was taken our persons, are equally faults; and both arise (with leads in his pockets below bridge, where from the want of knowing, or rather endeavour " he intended to drown himself, because his ing to know ourselves and for what we ought to Idol would wash the dish in which she had but be valued or neglected. But indeed, I did not just drank tea, before she would let him use it. imagine these little considerations and coquetries • I am, Sir, a person past being amorous, and could have the ill consequence as I find they have do not give this information out of envy or jea. by the following letters of my correspondents, • lousy, but I am a real sufferer by it. These lovwhere it feems beauty is thrown into the ac

ers take

any thing for tea and coffee; I saw one compt, in matters of sale, to those who receive (yetterday surfeit to make his court; and all his no favour from the charmers.

rivals, at the same time, loud in the commen

dation of liquors that went against every body « Mr. SpeEtator,

June 4.

Sin the room that was not in love. While these A refpect one of the handromedyoung girik : Keans, and drink at the idol inthis manner, we • about town, I need be particular in nothing but who come to do business, or talk politics, are • the make of my face, which has the misfortune ( utterly {poisoned. They have also drams for " to be exactly oval. This I take to proceed from (those who are more enamoured than ordinary ; • atemper that naturally inclines me both to speak and it is very common for such as are too low and to hear.

rin constitution to ogle the Idol upon the strength • With this account you may wonder how I r of tea, to Auster themselves with warmer li. can have the vanity to offer myself as a candi- ' quors: thus all the pretenders advance, as fast • date, which I now do, to a society, where the as they can, to a fever or a diabetes. I must reSpectator and Hecatiffa have been admitted with

peat to you, that I do not look with an evil eye • so much applause. I do not want to be put in upon the profit of the Idols, or the diversions of

mind how very defective I am in every thing the lovers; what I hope from this remonstrance, " that is ugly: I am too ferfible of my own un ' is only that we plain people may not be served

worthiness in this particular, and therefore I as if we were idolaters; but that from the " only propose myself as a foil to the club. time of publishing this in your paper, the Idols.

" You see how honeft I have been to confefs all « would mix ratibane only for their admirers, my imperfections, which is a great deal to come " and take more care of us who do not love them. • from a woman, and what I hope you will en. courage with the favour of your interest,

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in places where they meet and run into clube, or

else, if they wait at taverns, they eat after their Quid domini facient, audent cum falia fures ? mafers, and reserve their wages for other occa.

Virg. Ecl. 3. v. 16. fions. From hence it arifes, that they are but in What will not masters do, when sérvants thes and usually affect an imitation of their manners :

a lower degree what their masters themselves are; presume?

and you have in liveries, beaux, fops, and cox* Mr. Spectator,

May 30, 1911. -combs, in as high perfection as among people thas I

Have no small value for your endeavours to keep'equipages. It is a common humour among

lay before the world what may efcape their the recinue of people of quality, when they are in observation, and yet highly corduces to their their revels, that is, when they are out of their service. You have, I think, succeeded very well masters fight, to affume in a humorous way the ..on many subjects, and seem to have been conver. names and titles of those whose liveries they wear.

fant in very different scenes of life. But in the By which means, characters and distinctions be. considerations of mankind, as a Spectator, you

come so familiar to them, that it is to this, among Lhould not omit circumstances which relate to other causes, one may impute a certain infolence the inferior part of the world, any more than among our servants, that they take no notice of any

those which concern the greater. There is one gentleman though they know him ever so well, * thing in particular which I wonder you have not except he is an acquaintance of their masters.

touched upon, and that is the general corrup My obfcurity and taciturnity leave me at la

tion of manners in the servants of Great Bri. berty, without scandal, to dine, if I think fit, at a ' tain. I am a man that have travelled and seen common ordinary, in the meanest as well as the

many nations, but have for seven years last past moft fumptuous house of entertainment. Falling • refided constantly in London, or within twenty in the other day at a victvalling-house near the ! miles of it: in this time I have contracted a House of Peers, I heard the maid come down and

numerous acquaintance among the best fort of tell the landlady at the bar, that my lord bishop people, and have hardly found one of them hap- swore he would throw her out at window, if the py in their servants. This is matter of great did not bring up more mild beer, and that my lord

astonishment to foreigners, and all such as have duke would have a double mug of purl. Myfure • visited foreign countries : especially since we prize was' increafed, in hearing loud and rustic

cannot but obferve, that there is no part of the voices speak and answer to each other upon the -
' world where servants have those privileges and public affairs, by the names of the most illuftri.!
advantages as in England: they have no where ous of our nobility; until of a sudden one came
elfe such plentiful diet, large wages, or indul. running in, and cried the house was rising. Down
gent liberty: there is no place wherein they l&- came all the company together, and away! The
bour less, and yet where they are so little re- alehouse was immediately filled with clamour,
{ speaful, more wasteful, more negligent, or and scoring one mug co the marquis of such a
• where they fo frequently change their masters, place, piland vinegar to such an earl, three quarts

To this I attribute, in a great measure, the fre. to my new lord for wetting his title, and so forth.

quent robberies and loftes which we suffer on It is a thing too notorious to mention the crowds • the high road and in our own houses. That in- of servants, and their infolence near the courts pf • deed which gives me the present thought of this justice, and the stairs towards the supreme affem

kind, is, that a careless groom of mine has bly, where there is an universal mockery of all or, ! spoiled me the prettiest pad in the world with der, such riotous clamour and licentious confus • only riding him ten miles; and I assure you, if fion, that one would think the whole nation lived • I were to make a register of all the horses I have in jest, and there were no such thing as rule and • known thus abused by negligence of servants, diftinction among us. • the number would mount a regiment. ' I wish The next place of resort, wherein the servile you

would give us your observations, that we world are let loose, is at the entrance of Hyde. may know how to treat these rogues, or that we Park, while the gentry are at the ring. Hither matters may enter into measures to reform them. people bring their lacquies out of state, and here Pray give us a speculation in general about fere it is that all they say at their tables, and act in. vants,

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their houses, is communicated to the whole town, Yours,

There are men of wit in all conditions of life? I Pbilo-Britannicus and mixing with these people at their diversións,

I have hearii coquettes and prudes as well callied, ! P. $. Pray do not omit the mention of and infolence and pride exposed, allowing for grooms in particular,'

their want of education, with as much humour,

and good sense, as in the politest companies. It This honeft gentleman, who is so desirous that is a general observation, that all dependants run I should write a satire upon grooms, has a great in some measure into the manners and behaviour deal of reason for his resentment; and I know no of thofe whom they serve : you fall frequently. evil which touches all mankind so much as this meet with lovers and men of intrigue among the of the misbehaviour of servapts.

Lacquies, as well as acWhire's or in the side-boxes. The complaint of this litter runs wholly upon I remember fome years ago an instance of this men-fervants; and I can attribute the licentioul- kind. A footman to a captain of the guards used: ness which has at present prevailed among them, frequently, when his master was out of the way, to nothing but what an hundred before me have to carry on amours and make aflignacions in his ascribed it to, the custom of giving board-wages, mafier's clothes. The fellow had a very good This one instance of falli economy is sufficient person, and there are many women that think no to debauch the whole nation of servants, and further than the outfide of a gentleman; besides makes them as it were but for fome part of their which, he was almost as learned a man as the co.

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lonel himself; I say, thụs qualified, the fellow In one of them no less a man than a brother of the could ferawl 'billet-doux so well, and furnish a coif tells me, that he began his fuit vicesimo nono conversation on the common topics, that he had, Caroli secundi, before he had been a twelve as they call it; a great deal of good business on bis month at the Temple; that he profecuted it for hands. It happened one day, that coming down many years after he was called to the bar; that at a tavern-ftairs in his master's fine guard-coat, prefent he is a ferjeant at law; and notwithstandwith a well-ch'effed woman masked, he met the ing he hoped that matters would have been long, colonel coming up with other company; but with since brought to an issue, the fair one ftill demurs. a-ready affurance he quitted his lady, cime up to I am so well pleased with this gentleman's phrase, him, and said, “Sir, I know you have too much that I shalt distinguish this sect of women by the refpect for yourself to cane me in this honoura. title of Demurrers. I find by another letter from " ble habit: but you see there is a lady in the one that calls himself Thyrfis, that his mistress has • “calfe, and I hope on that fcore also you will put been demurring above these seven years. But 1:off your anger until I have told you all another among all my plaintiffs of this nature, I most pi. “. time. After a little pause the colonel çleared ty the bạfortunate Philander, a man of a con. up his countenance, and with an air of familia- ftant passion and plentiful fortune, who fets forth rity whispered his man apart, “Sirrah, bring the that the timorous and irrefolute Sylvia, has de. a lady with you to ask pardon for you;" then murred until she is paft child-bearing. Strephon aloud, " Look to it, Will, I will never forgive you appears by his letter to be a very choleric lover,

elfe." The fellow went back to his mistress, and irrevocably smitten with one that demurs out and telling her with a loud voice and an oath, of self-interest. He tells me with great passion that was the honefteft fellow in the world, con- that he has bubbled him out of his youth; that veyed her to an hackney.coach.

The drilled him on to five and öfty, and that he But the many irregularitjes.committed by fer. verily believes she will drop him in his old age vants in the places above-mentioned, as well as in if the can find her account in another. I fall the theatres, of which masters are generally the conclude this narrative with a letter from honeft occasions,' are too various not to need being re Sam. Hopewell, a very pleasant fellow, who it {umed on another occasion.

R seems has at last married a Demurrer: I must

only premise, that Sam. who is a very good bottle

companion, has been the diversion of his friends, Ns 89. TUESDAY, JUNE 19.

upon account of his passion, ever since the year

one thousand fix hundred and cighty-one. +Petite bine, juvenesque fenefque, Finem animo certum, milerisque viorica canis.

• Dear Sir, Cras boc fiet. Idein cras fiet. Quid? quafi mag OU know very well my passion for Mrs. nüm,

Martha, and what a dajíce the has led me Mempe diem donas : fed cùm lux altera venis,

the took me out at the age of two and twenty, aw.cras befternam confumpfimus; etce aliud cras !-and dodged with me above thirty years. I have Egerit bos annos, & femper paulum erit ultrà, (loved her until she is grown as grey as a cat, Nam quantvis propere, quamvis temone sub uno, cand am with much ado become the master of her. Vetrenien Jefe Fruftra fečtabere cantbum.

person, such as it is at present. She is however Pers. Sat. 5. v, 64. in my eye a very charming old woman, We

«-often lament that we did not marry sooner, but Perf. From the both old and young, with

she has nobody to blame for it but herfelf: you profit, learn The bounds of good and evil to discern,

know very well that she would never think of

me while she had a tooth in her head. I have Carn, Unbappy he, who does this work ad

put the date of my passion, anno amoris trigefiAnd to to-morrow wou'd the fearch delay :

mo primo, inftead of a pofy, on my wedding

ring. I expect you should send me a congratuHis lazy morrow will be like to day. Pers. But is one day of ease too much to bor

latory letter, or, if you please, an Epithalamium, row?

6 upon this occafion.

• Mrs. Martha's and yours eternally, Corn Yes, fure; for yesterday was once to

Sam. Hopewell.' morrow, That yesterday is gones, and nothing gain'd

- In order to banish an evil out of the world, that

does not only produce great uneafiness to private And all thy fruitless days will thus bedrain'da For thou hast more to morrows yet to ask,

persons, but has also a very bad influence on the And wilt be ever to begin thy task ;.

public, I fhall endeavour to Mew the folly of Dea Who, like the hindmost chariot - wheels, are myrrage from two or three refections, which curft,

earnestly recommend to the thoughts of my fair

readers." Stiil to bę near, but az'er to reach the first.

First of all, I would have them seriously think DRYDEN.

on the shortnefs of their time. Life is not long S my correspondents upon the subject of enough for a coquette' to play all her tricks in. prible, to range them under feveral heads, and he has done deliberating. Were the age of man audress mysell to them at different tiines. The the same that it was before the flocd, a Lady might first branch of them, to whofe service I shall dedi, facrifice half a century to a fçruple, and be two or katę this paper, are those that have to do with wo's three ages in demurring. Had the nine hundred men of difatory tempers, who are for spinning out years good, she might hold out to the convețfion the time of courtship to an immoderate length of the Jews before she'thought fit to be prevailed without being able either to close with their lovers, upon. But, alas,!' the ought to play her pant in or to dismise them. I have many letters by me haste, when me considers that the is suddenly to, Aiked with complaints against this fort of women, quit the stage, and make room for others,

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In the second place, I would defire my female « That would be wood, and not unfought bé readers to consider, that as the term of life is

won, Ahort, that of beauty is much morter. The finest " Not obvious, not obtrusive, but retird skin wrinkles in a few years, and loses the strength “ The more desirable; or, to say alí, of its colourings so soon, that we have Icarce time “ Nature herself, though pure of finful thought, to admire it. 1; might embellith this subject “ Wrought in her so, that seeing me the turn'd. with roses and rainbows, and several other inge. " I follow'd her : She what was honour knew, inious conceits, which I may possibly reserve for "? And with obsequious majesty approy'd anotheropportunity.

“ My pleaded reason. To the nuptial bower There is a third confideration which I would « I led her blushing like the morn

L likewise recommend to a Demurret, and that is, the great danger of her falling in love when the is ahout threescore, if she cannot satisfy her doubts; N° 90. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13. and scruples before that time. There is a kind of latter spring, that sometimes gets into the blood Magnus fine viribus ignis of an old woman and turns her into a very odd sort Incassùm furit

Virg. Georg. 3. v. 991 of an animal. I would therefore have the De. In vain he burns, like fasty ftubble fires. murrer confider what a strange figure the will

DeYDEN. make, if the chances to get over all difficuities, and comes to a final resolution, in that unseason HERE is not, in my opinion, a consideration able part of her life.

more effectual to extinguish inordinate deI would not however be understood, by any fires in the soul of man, than the notions of Plato thing I have here faid, to discourage that natural and his followers upon that subject. They tell modesty in the sex, which renders a retreat from us, that every passion which has been contracted the first approaches of a lover both fashionable by the soul during her residence in the body, reand graceful: all that I intend, is, to advise them, mains with her in a separate state; and that the when they are prompted by reason and inclina. soul the body, or out of the body, differs no tion, to demur only out of form, and so far as de. more than the man does from himself when he is cency requires. A virtuous woman should reject in his house, or in open air. When therefore the the first offer of marriage, as a good man does obscene paifions in particular have once taken that of a bishopric; but I would advise neither root, and spread themselves in the sout, they cleave the one nor the other to persist in refusing what to her infeparably, and remain in her for ever, af. they secretly approve. I would in this particular ter the body is caft off and thrown aside. As an propose the example of Eve to all her daughters, argument to confirm this their doctrine chey obas Milton has represented her in the following serve, that a lewd youth who goes on in a contipassage, which I cannot forbear transcribing in- nued course of voluptuousness, advances by detire, though only the twelve last lines are to my grees into a libidinous old man; and that the para present purpose,

fion survives in the mind when it is altogether

dead in the body; nay, that the defire grows more « The tib he form'd and fashion'd with his violent, and, like all other habits, gathers strength « hands :

by age, at the same time that it has no power of * Under his forming hands a creature grew, executing its own purposes. If, fay they, the « Manlike, but diff'rent fex; fo lovely fair, foul is the mott subject to these paffionis at a tims . That wirat seem'd fair in all the world, seem'd when it has the leait instigations from the body,

we may well suppose the will still retain them k« Mean, or in her summ'd up, in her contain di when she is intirely diverted of it. The very lub" And in her looks; which from that time in- ftance of the soul is feftered with them, the gan« fus'd

grene is gone too far to be ever cured; the inflam. “ Sweetness into my heart, unfelt before; mation will rage to all eternity. * And into all things from her air inspir'd

In this therefore, say the Platonists, confitta « The fpirit of love and amorous delight.

the punishment of a voluptucus man after death; “ She disappear’d, and left me dark: I wak'd he is tormented with desires which it is impoli* To find her, or for ever to deplore

ble for him to gratify, folicited by a passion that “ Her loss, and other pleasures all abjure;

has neither objects nor organs adapted to it: he * When out of hope, behold her, not far offisik lives in a state of invincible desire and impotence, * Such as I saw her in my dream, adorn'd and always burns in the pursuit of what he always

With what all earth cr heaven could bestow despairs to poffers. It is for this reason, says Pla. * To make her amiable, On the came,

to, that the souls of the dead appear frequently in « Led by her heav'nly Maker, tho.' unseen, coemiteries, and hover about the places where * And guided by his voice, nor uninform'd their bodies are buried, as still hankering after “Of nuptial fanctity and marriage rites : their old brutal pleasures, and desiring again to * Grace was in all her steps, heav'nin her eye, enter the body that gave them an opportunity of " In every gesture dignity and love.

fulfilling them. * I overjoy'd, could rot forbear aloud.

Some of our most eminent divines havc made “ This turn hath made amends; thou hast ful use of this Platonic notion, so far as it regards the 6 fill'd

lubástence of our passions after death, with great * Thy words, Creator bounteous and benign! beauty and strength of reason. Plato indeed car* Giver of all things fair! but faireít this ries the thought very far, when he grafts upon is. “ Of all thy gifts, nor enviest. I now fee

his opinion of ghofis appearing in places of buria * Bone of my bone, fell of my felh, myself al. Though I must confess, if one did believe

“ She heard me thus, and tho' divinely brought, that the departed fouls of men and woinen waaYet innocence and yirgin' modesty,

dered up and down these lower regions, and “ Her virtue, and the conscience of her worth, entertained themselves with the fight of their

frecies,

now

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