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laying down the knife he took up a pair of clean tobacco-pipes ; and after having did the small No 571. FRIDAY, JULY 23. end of them over the table in a moft melodious trill, he fetched a tune out of them, whistling to -Cælum quid quærimus ultra ? Luc. them at the same time in concert. In short, the What seek we beyond Heav'n? tobacco-pipes became mufical pipes in the hands
S the work, I have engaged in, will not of our virtuoso, who confessed to me ingenuoully, he had broke such quantities of them, that he ing, but of several efsays moral and divine, I had almost broke himself, before he had brought fall publish the following one, which is founded this piece of music to any tolerable perfection. I then told him I would bring a company of friend, not questioning but it will please such of
on a former Spectator, and sent'me by a particular friends to dine with him next week, as an encouragement to his ingenuity; upon which he my readers, as think it no disparagement to their thanked me, saying, that he would provide him
understandings to give way sometimes to a feriself with a new frying-pan against that day. I
ous thought, replied, that it was no matter; roast and boiled would serve our turn. He smiled at my fimpli- 6 N your paper of Friday the gth'instant, you city, and told me that it was his design to give us' had occafion to consider the ubiquity of the a tune upon it. At I was surprised at such a pro- ' God-head, and at the same time, to Thew, that mise, he sent for an old frying pan, and grating it as he is present to every thing, he cannot but upon the board, whisled to it in such a melodi be attentive to every thing and privy to all dious manner, that you could scarce distinguish the modes and parts of its existence: or, in it from a bass-viol. He then took his feat with other words, that the omniscience and omni4. us at the table, and hearing my friend that was presence are co-existent, and run together thro' with me hum over a tune to himself, he told him o the whole infinitude of space. This consideif he would sing. out, he would accompany his «ration might furnish us, with many incentives voice with a tobacco-pipe. As my friend has • to devotion, and motives to morality; but as an agreeable bass, he chose rather to fing to the ? this subject has been handled by several excel. frying-pan; and indeed between them they lent writers, I shall consider it in a light wheremade up a moft extraordinary concert. Finding in I have not seen it placed by others, our landlord so great a proficient in kitchen • First, How disconfolate is the condition of. music, I asked him if he was master of the tongs an intellectual being, who is thus present with and key. He told me, that he had laid it down ( his Maker, but at the same time receives no fome years since, as a little unfashionable; but • extraordinary benefit or advantage from this that if I pleased he would give me a lesson upon • his presence! the gridiron. He then informed me that he had Secondly, How deplorable is the condition added two bars to the gridiron, in order to give it of an inteile tual being, who feels no other efa greater compass of sound; and I perceived was (fects froin this his prelence, but such as proas well pleased with the invention, as Sappho ( ceed from divine wrath and indignation ! could have been upon adding two strings to the Thirdly, How happy is the condition of that lute. To be short, I found that his whole kitchen 6. intellectual being, who is sensible of his Mawas furnished with musical instruments; and ker's presence from the secret effects of his mercould not but look upon this artist as a kind of
су and loving kindness! burlesque musician.'
Firfi, how disconfolate is the condition of He afterwards of his own accord fell into the "an intellectual being, who is thus present with imitation of several singing birds. My friend his Maker, but at the same time receives no and I toasted our mistreiles to the nightingale, extraordinary benefit or advantage from this when all of a sudden we were surprised with his presence! Every particle of matter is acthe music of the thrush. He next proceeded to tuated by this Almighty Being which palles the sky-lark, mounting up by a proper scale of " through it. The heavens and the earth, the notes, and afterwards falling to the ground with 5 stars, and planets move and gravitate by vira very easy and regular descent. He then con
"tue of this great principle within them. All tracted his whistle to the voice of several birds
the dead parts of nature are invigorated by the of the smallest fize. As he is a man of a larger presence of their Creator, and made capable bulk and higher stature than ordinary, you would of exerting their respective qualities. The sefancy him a giant when you looked upon him, veral instincts, in the brute creation, do likeand a tom-tit when you shut your eyes. I must wise operate and work towards the several not onit acquainting my reader, that this ac ends which are agreeable to them, by this complished person was formerly the master of divine energy. Man on!y, who does not coa toyshop near Temple-bar; and that the fa
operate with his holy spirit, and is unattentive mous Charles Mathers was bred up under him.
"to his presence, receives none of those advanI am told that the misfortunes which he has met: tages from it, which are perfective of his nawith in the world, are chiefly owing to his great ture,
and necesary to his well-being. The application to his music; and therefore cannot divinity is with him, and in him, and every but recommend him to my readers as one who" " where about him, but of no advantage to him. dcferves their favour, and may afford them great " It is the same thing io a man without religion, diversion over a bottle of wine, which he rells at
as if there were no God in the world. It is inthe Queen’s-arms, near the end of the little
deed imposible for an infinite being to remove piazza in Covent-Garden.
Ihimieif from any of his creatures; but though • he cannot withdraw his etence from us, which I would arguc an inperíection in him, he can ' withdraw from us all the joys and consolati
ons of it. His presence may perhaps be ne our very essence, and is as a soul within the cetary to support us in our existence, but he • soul to irradiate its understanding, rectify its may leave this our existence to itself, with re ! will, purify its passions, and enliven all the gard to its happiness or misery. For, in this powers of man. How happy therefore is an sense, he may cast us away friin his presence, • intellectual being, who, by prayer and meditaand take his holy spirit from us. This single tion, by virtue and good works, opens this confideration one would think fufficient to I communication between God and his own make us open our hearts to all those infusions « foul! Though the whole creation frowns upon of joy and gladness which'are so near at hand, him, and all nature looks black about him, he
and ready to be poured in upon us; especially • has his light and support within him, that are ' when we consider, fecondly, the deplorable " able to cheer his mind, and bear him up in • condition of an intellectual being who feels the midst of all those horrors which encompass
no cther effects from his Maker's presence, but • him. He knows that his helper is at hand, ' such as proceed from divine wrath and indig and is always nearer to him than any thing else ( nation.
can be, which is capable of annoying or terri. ( We may assure ourselves, that the great au < fying him. In the midst of calumny or con• thor of nature will not always be as one, who tempt, he attends to that being who whispers • is indifferent to any of his creatures. Thore I better things within his soul, and whom he • who will not feel him in 'lis love, will be sure ' looks upon as his defender, his glory, and the
at length to feel him in his displeasure. And lifter-up of his head. In his deepest solitude • how dreadful is the condition of that creature,
! and retirement he knows that he is in company who is only sensible of the being of his Crea with the greatest of beings; and perceives
tor by what he suffers from him! He is as " within himielf such real sensations of his pre* effentially present in hell as in heaven; but the < sence, as are more delightful than any thing • inhabitants of the former behold him only in I that can be met with in the conversation of his ' his wrath, and Mrink within the fames to • creatures. Even in the hour of death, he con• conceal themselves from him. It is not in the • fiders the pains of his diffolution to be nothing
power of imagination to conceive the fearful else but the breaking down of that partition, • effects of omnipotence incensed.
which stands betwixt his soul, and the fight of • But I thall only consider the wretchedness of " that being, who is always present with him,
an intellectual being, who in this life lies an I and is about to manifest itself to him in fulness • der the displeafure of him, that at all times and ' in all places is intimately united with him. He "If we would be thus happy, and thus sen• is able to disquiet the soul, and vex it in all its ' fible of our Maker's presence, from the secret o faculties. He can hinder any of the greatest effects of his mercy and goodness, we must
comforts of life from refrening us, and give "keep such a watch over all our thoughts, that,
an edge to every one of its Nightest calamities. • in the language of the scripture, his soul may " Who then can bear the thought of being an • have pleasure in us. : We must take care not 'outcast from his presence, that is, from the 'to grieve his holy spirit, and endeavour to ( comforts of it, or of feeling it only in its ter make the meditations of our hearts always ac(rors! How pathetic is that expostulation of 'ceptable in his fight, that he may delight thus
Job, when for the trial of his patience he was r to reside and dwell in us. The light of nature 'made to look upon himself in this deplorable 'could direct Seneca to this doctrine, in a very econdition! “Why hait thou set me as a mark remarkable passage among his epistles : Sacer “ against thee, so that I am become a burden to • ineft in nobis Spiritus bonorum malorumque cuftos, as myself?” But thirdly, how happy is the con • S obfervator, & quemadmodum nos illum tracta
dition of that intellectual being, who is ren mus, ita & ille nos. ". There is a holy spirit
sible of his Maker's presence from the secret “ residing in 15, who watches and observes both " effects of his mercy and loving kindness! “ good and evil men, and will treat us after the
The blessed in heaven behold him face to " same manner that we treat him.” But I (face, that is, are as sensible of his presence as
r shall conclude tliis discourse with those more we are of the presence of any person whom we emphatical words in divine revelation, “If a I look upon with our eyes.
There is doubtless man love me, he will keep my words; and a faculty in spirits, by which they apprehend as my Father will love him, and we will come one another, as our senses do material objects; “ unto him, and make our abode with him.” and there is no question but our souls, wen
they are disembodied, or placed in glorified bodies s will by this faculty, in whatever part of space No 572. MONDAY, JULY 26. • they reside, be always fentible of the divine " piesence. We, who have this veil of Aeth,
-Quod medicorum eft • standing between us and the world of spirits, Promittunt medici Hor. Ep. 1. l. 2. V. 115, o muit be content to know that the spirit of • God is present with us, by the effects which Physicians only beast the healing art. • he produceth in us. Our outward senses are
coo gross to apprehend him; we may however Am the more pleased with these my paper
taile and see how gracious he is, by his influ since I find they have encouraged several men rence upon our minds, by thcie virtuous of learning and wit to become my corresponI thoughts which he awakens in us, hy those dents: I yesterday received the following efray • secret comforts and refrolments which he cone against quacks, which I shall here communicate ( veys into our fouls, and by inofe ravishing joys to my readers for the good of the public, begging 6 and inward satisfactions which are perpetuaily · the writer's pardon for those additions and re"springing up, and difusing themselves among trenchment: which I have made in it.
all the thoughts oí good nien. He is lodged in
"HE desire of life is so natural and strong ed elixirs of all sorts, pills and lozenges, and to wonder at the great encouragement which 'fore you are given over by every body else. • the practice of physic finds among us. Well · Their medicines are infallible, and never fail
conftituted governments have always made of success, that is, of enriching the doctor, • the profession of a physician both honourable and secting the patient effectually at rest, • and advantageous.
Homer's Machaon and • I lately dropped into a coffee-house at Weft. • Virgil's lapis were men of renown, heroes inminster, where I found the room hung round
war, and made at least as much havock among ( with ornaments of this nature. There were • their enemies as among their friends. Those elixirs, tinctures, the Anodyne Fotus, English ( who have little or no faith in the abilities of a pills, electuaries, and in short more remedies quack will apply themselves to him, either be than I believe there are diseases.
At the cause he is willing to sell health at a reasonable sight of so many inventions, I could not but profit, or because the patient, like a drowning " imagine myself in a kind of arsenal or ma
man, catches at every twig, and hopes for re Igazine, where store of arms was repofited • lief from the most ignorant, when the most against any sudden invasion. Should you be ! able physicians give him none. Though im attacked by the enemy side-ways, here was an
pudence and many words are as necessary to ' infallible piece of defensive armour 'to cure ' these itinerary Galens, as a laced hat or a mer the pleurisy : Tould a distemper beat up your
ry Andrew, yet they would turn very little ' head quarters, here you might purchase an
to the advantage of the owner, if there were impenetrable helmet, or, in the language of • not some inward disposition in the fick man to the artist, a cephalic tincture: if your main • favour the pretensions of the mountebank. body be assaulted, here are various onsets. I • Love of life in the one, and of money in the began to congratulate the present age upon other, creates a good sorrespondence between the happiness men might reasonably hope for
' in life, when death was thus in a manner de. There is scarce a city in Great-Britain but feated ; and when pain itself would be of fo • has one of this tribe who takes it into his short a duration, that it would but just ferve
protection, and on the market-day harangues' to enhance the value of pleasure. While I • the good people of the place with aphorisms' was in these thoughts, I unluckily called to ' and receipts. You may depend upon it, he ' mind a story of an ingenious gentleman of
comes not there for his own private interest, " the last age, who lying violently afficted with .but out of a particular affection to the town. the gout, a person came and offered his fer• I remember one of these public-spirited artists vice to cure him by a method which he assured s at Hammersmith, who told his audience, I him was infallible ; the servant who received “ That he had been born and bred there, and • the message carried it up to his master, who “ that having a special regard for the place of ( inquiring whether the person came on foot or “ his nativity, he was determined to inake a ' in a chariot; and being informed that he was « present of five shillings to as many as would on foot : « Go," says he, « send the knave
accept of it,” The whole croud food agape, “about his business : was his method as in' and ready to take the doctor at his word : 66 fallible as he pretends, he would long be! when putting his hand into a long bag, as " fore now have been in his coach and fix,"
every one was expecting his crown piece, he ' In like manner I concluded, that had all • drew out a handful of little packets, each of
these advertisers arrived to that skill they pre( which he informed the spectators was con 6 tend to they would have had no need for for • ftantly sold at five-fhillings and fix-pence, many years successively to publish to the • but that he would bate the odd five Millings world the place of their abode, and the vir. ? to every inhabitant of that place : the whole tues of their medicines. One of these gen.
afsembly immediately closed with this generous tlemen indeed pretends to an effectual cure for offer, and took off all his phyfic, after the
leanness: what effects it may have upon those « doctor had made them youch for one another, 6 who have tried it I cannot tell; but I am
that therewere no foreigners among them, but credibly informed, that the call for it has been ļ that they were all Hammersmith men.
' so great, that it has effectually cured the « There is another branch of pretenders to
doctor himself of that distemper. Could < this art, who, without either horfe or pickle each of them produce so good an instance of • herring, lie fnug in a garret, and send down the success of his medicines, they might soon • notice to the world of their extraordinary persuade the world into an opinion of them.
parts and abilities by printed bills and advera "I observe that most of the bills agree in tisements. These seem to have derived their ' one expreffion, viz. that, “ with God's bles
custom from an Eastern nation which Herodo “ fing" they perform such and such curés ; 6. tus speaks of, among whom it was a law, this expression is certainly very proper and
that whenever any cure was performed, both • emphatical, for that is all they have for it. " the method of the cure, and an account of And if ever a cure is perforined on a patient o the distemper, should be fixed in some public where they are concerned, they can claim, no
place ; but as customs will corrupt, these ' greater share in it than Virgil's Iapis in the • our moderns provide themselves of persons to s curing of Æneas ; he tried his skill, was
attest the cure, before they publish or make very assiduous ahout the wound, and indeed • an experiment of the prescription. I have was the only visible means that relieved the • heard of a porter, who serves as a knight of hero: but the poet assures us it was the par" the poft under one of these operators, and, rticular assistance of a deity that speeded the • though he was never fick in his life, has been ! operation. An English reader may see the "cured of all the diseases in the dispensary. "whole story in Dryden's tranllation, ? These are the men whose fagacity has inventa
66 hands ;
Well known to wounded goats ; a sure relief to dinike familiarity and kindness between
“ Prop'd on his lance the pensive hero stood, our companions; but you never reflect what “ And heard and saw unmov'd, the mourning
" husbands we have buried, and how short a (6 croud,
! sorrow the loss of them was capable of occa“ The fam'd plıysician tucks his robes around, fioning. For my own part, Mrs. President as 6. With ready hands, and haitens to the wound. you call me, my first husband I was married “ With gentle touches he performs his part,
to at fourteen by my uncle and guardian (as I « This way and that foliciting the dart,
afterwards discovered) by way of sale, for the *“ And exercises all his heav'nly art.
third part of my fortune. This fellow looked All foftning simples, known of lov’reign use, upon me as a mere child, lie miglit breed up «« He preffes out, and pours their noble juice ; ' after his own fancy; if he kissed my chamber« These first infus'd, to lenify the pain,
? maid before my face, I was supposed so igno« He tugs with pincers, but he tugs in vain. rant, how could I think there was any hurt in “ Then to the patron of his art he pray'd ;
' it? When he came home roaring drunk at five 66 The patron of his art refus'd his aid.
' in the morning, it was the custom of all men « But now the goddess mother, mov'd with
" that live in the world. I was not to fee a peno grief,
ny of money, for poor thing, how could I " And pierc'd with pity hastens her relief. manage it? He took a handsome cousin of his • A branch of healing Dittany she brought, ' into the house (as he said) to be my house" Which in the Cretan fields with care the keeper, and to govern my servants; for how
should I know how to rule a family and “ Rough is the stem, which woolly leaves fur- ' while she had what money the pleased, which
was but reasonable for the trouble she was at « The leaves with flow'rs, the flow'rs with ' for iny good, I was not to be so censorious as “ purple crown'd:
near relations. I was too great a coward to " To draw the pointed steel, and case the grief. 'contend, but not so ignorant a child to be thus “ This Venus brings, in clouds involv'd; and.' imposed upon. I resented his contempt as I 66 brews
' ought to do, and as the most poor passive blind“. Th’extracted liquor with Ambrosian dews, ed wives do, until it pleased Heaven to take " And od'rous Panacee : unseen the stands, away my tyrant, who left me free poffeflion of « Temp’ring the mixture with her heav'nly my own land, and a large jointure. My youth
' and money bro'ght me many lovers, and seve“ And pours it in a bowl already crown'd rral endeavoured to establith an interest in my " With juice of med'cinal herbs, prepar'd to heart while my husband was in his last sick« bathe the wound.
• ness; the honourable Edward Waitfort was one « The leech, unknowing of superior art,
• of the first who addressed to me, advised to it " Which aids the cure, with this foments by a cousin of his that was my intimate friend;
and knew to a penny what I was worth. Mr. « And in a moment ceas'd the raging smart.
Waitfort is a very agreeable man, and every rs Stanch'd in the blood, and in the bottom • body would like him as well as he wides himself, 66 stands
• if they did not plainly fee that his esteem, and " The steel, but scarcely touch'd with teader love is all taken up, and by such an object, as
• it is impossible to get the better of. I mean “ Moves up and follows of its own accord ;
• himself. He made no doubt of marrying me “ And health and vigour are at once restor'd ;
(within four or five months, and began to pro“ lapis first perceiv'd the closing wound;
ceed with such an assured easy air, that piqued “ And first the footsteps of a God he found : my pride not to banish him; quite contrary, “ Arms, arms! he cries: the sword and field out of pure malice, I heard his first declaration « prepare,
' with fo much innocent surprise, and blushed so And send the willing chief, renew'd to war. prettily, I perceived it touched his very heart, or This is no mortal work,' no cura of mine,
" and he thought me the best natured filly poor 66 Nor art's effect, but done by hands divine.”
" thing on earth. When a man has such a noti• on of a woman', he loves her better than he « thinks he does. I was overjoyed to be thus
revenged on him, for designing on' my fortune; NO. 573. WEDNESDAY, JULY 28. • and finding it was in my power to make his
• heart ake, I resolved to complete my conqueft, -Cafigata remordent.
• and entertained several other pretenders. The Juv. Sat. 2. ver. 35.
' first impression of my undesigning innocence
was so strong in his head, he attributed all my Chastised, the aecusation they retort.
followers to the inevicable force of my charms;
6 and from several blushes and fide glances, conY paper on the club of widows has
'cluded himfelf the favourite; and when I used #inong the reít, a long one from Mrs. Prefident,
was all prudence and fear, and pitied the vioas follows:
• lence I did my own inclinations to comply « Smart Sir,
' with niy friends, when I married Sir Nicholas
« Fribblo of lixty years of age. You know; Sir, COU are pleased to be very merry, as you 6 the case of Mrs. Medlar, I hope you would
not have had me cry out my eyes for such a "feem to ground your fatire on our receiving • husband. I shed tears enough for my widow6 consolation so soon after the death of our dears, hood a week after my marriage, and when he and the number we are picated to admit for mas put in his grave, reckoning he had been
« the part;
M brought me in several letters and, : hin' like a dog for my diversion, he thought it
Y imagine, with us widows !"and you
two years dead, and myfeif a widow of that « me to bring him acquainted with Dr. Gruel : standing, I married three weeks afterwards from that day he was always contented, because John Sturdy, Esq; his next heir. I had indeed ( he had names for all his complaints; -the good some thoughts of taking Mr. Waitfort, but I • doctor furnished him with reasons for all his found he could stay, and besides he thought it pains, and descriptions for every fancy that indecent to ask me to marry again, until my o troubled him; in hot weather he lived upon year was out; so privately resolving him for • juleps, and let blood to prevent fevers; when my fourth, I took Mr. Sturdy for the present. it grew cloudy he generally apprehended a conWould you believe it, Sir, Mr. Sturdy was just fumption ; to shorten the history of this wretch. five and twenty, about fix foot high, and the ed part of my life, he ruined a good conftitu. ftouteft fox-hunter in the country, and I believe tion by endeavouring to mend it, and took I wished ten thousand times for my old Fribble • several medicines, which ended in taking the again, he was following his dogs all the day, grand remedy, which cured both him and me and all the night keeping them up at table with I of all our uneasinesses. After his death, I did him and his companions: however I think ' not expect to hear any more of Mr. Waitfort, myself obliged to them för leading him a chace "I knew he had renounced me to all his friends, in which he broke his neck. 'Mr. Waitfort 6 and been very witty upon my choice, which began his addresses anew, and I verily believe I " he affected to talk of with great indifferency; had married him now, but there was a young I gave over thinking of him, being told that officer in the guards that had debauched two he was engaged with a pretty woman and a or three of my acquaintance, and I could not great fortune; it vexed me a little, but not forbear being a little vain of his courtship. Mr. enough to make me neglect the advice of my • Waitfort heard of it, and read me such an in 'cousin Withwell, that came to see me the day
Tolent lecture upon the conduct of women, 1 my lord went into the country with Ruffel; married the officer that very day, out of pure • the told me experimentally, nothing put an Ypite to him. Half an hour after I was mar ! unfaithful lover and a dear husband so soon ried I received a penitential letter from the out of one's head, as a new one; and at the honourable Mr. Edward Waitfort, in which he * same time, proposed to me a kinsman of hers : begged pardon' for his passion, as proceeding you understand enougli of the world (said me) from the violence of his love; I triumphed to know money is the most valuable considewhen I read it, and could not help, out of the ration; he is very rich, and I am sure cannot pride of my heart, shewing it to my new spouse; ' live long; he has a cough that must carry him and we were very merry together upon it, 6 off foon. I knew afterwards he had given the Alas! my mirth lasted a short time; my young ( felf-fame character of me to him ; but however husband was very much in debt when I mar. « I was so much persuaded by her, I hastened on
ried him, and his first action afterwards was to o the match for fear he should die before the time * set up a gilt chariot and fix in fine trappings 6 came; he had the same fears, and was so prer
before and behind. I liad married so haftily < fing, I married him in a fortnight, resolving to I had not the prudence to reserve my estate in keep it private a fortnight longer. During this my own hands; my ready money was lost in fortnight Mr. Waitfort came to make me ą
two nights at the Groom-porter's; and my visit: he told me he had waited on me fooner, • diamond necklace, which was stole I did not .but had that respéa for me, he would not in• know how, I met in the street upon Jenny terrupt me in the first day of my affliction for " Wheedle's neck. My plate vanished piece by my dead lord; that as soon as he heard I was
piece, and I had been reduced to downright at liberty to make another choice, he had broke
pewter, if my officer had not been deliciously ' off a match very advantageous for his fortune " killed in a duel, by a fellow that had cheated just upon the point of conclufion, and was • him of five hundred pounds, and afterwards, at forty times more in love with me than ever. I
his own request, fatisfied him and me too, by never received more pleasure in my life than running him through the body, 'Mr. Waitfort from this declaration, but I composed my face was still in love, and told me so again; and to Ito a grave air, and said the news of his engageprevent all fears of ill usage, he defired me to ' ' ment had touched me to the heart, that in a reserve every thing in my own hands: but now rash jealous fit, I had married a man I could my acquaintance began to wish me joy of his never have thought on, if I had not lost all constancy, my charms were declining, and I hopes of him. Good-natured Mr. Watifort could not relift the delight I took in fhewing had like to have dropt down dead at hearing the young Airts about town, it was yet in my this, but went from me with such an air as power to give pain to a man of fenre: this, and plainly shewed me he laid all the blame upon som.e private hopes he would hang himself, and « himself, and hated those friends that had ad. what a glory would it be for me, and how I ( vised him to the fatal application; he seemed should be envied, made me accept of being as much touched by my misfortune as his own,
third wife to my Lord Friday. I proposed for he had not the least doubt I was still pas' from my rank and his estate, to live in all the fionately in love with him. The truth of the
joys of pride, but how was I mistaken ? he was • story is, my new husband gave me reason to
neither extravagant nor ill-natured, nor de repent I had not staid for him; he had mar" bauched. I fuffered however more with him ried me for my money, and I soon found he
than with all my others. He was fplenetic. loved money to distraction; there was nothing I was forced to fit whole days hearkening to • he would not do to get it, nothing lie would not his imaginary ails; it was impossible to tell < suffer to preserve it, the smallest expence kept
what would please him; what he liked when • him awake whole nights, and when he paid a " the sun shined, made him fick when it rained; (bill it was with as many fighs, and after as
he had no distemper, but lived in constant s many delays, as a man that endures the lofs of plear of them alli my good genius dictated to a limb, I heard nothing but reproofs for ex.