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Roger: 'there is no religion at this end of the N° 384. WEDNESDAY. MAY. 21.

town. The fifty new churches will very much mend the prospect; but church-work is now, Hague, May 24, N.S. The fame republican church-work is fiow!

hands, who have so often fince the cheva. I do not remember I have any where mention ilier de St. George's recovery killed him in ed, in Sir Rager's character, his custom of faluting our public prints, have now reduced the every body that passes by him with a good-mor young dauphin of France to that desperow, or a good-night. This the old man does rate condition of weakness, and death it. out of the overflowings of his humanity, though self, that it is hard to conjecture what meat the same time it renders him so popular among • thod they will take to bring him to life aall his country neighbours, that it is thought to gain. Mean time we are assured by a very have gone a good way in making him once or good hand from Paris, that on the 20th twice knight of the fire. He cannot forbear this

' instant, this young prince was as well as exercise of benevolence even in town, when he ever he was known to be since the day of meets with any one in his morning or evening ( his birth. As for the other, they are now walk. It broke from him to several boats that sending lis ghoft; we suppose, (for they passed by us upon the water ; but to the knight's never had the modesty to contradict the great surprise, as he gave the good-night to two atiertions of his death) to Commerci in or three young fellows a little before our landing, " Lorrain, attended only by four gentlemen, one of them, instead of returning the civility, and a few domestics of little confideration, asked us, what queer old Put we had in the boat, ( The baron de Bothmar having delivered in and whether he was not ashamed to go a wench * his credentials to qualify him as an aming at his years; with a great deal of the like « bassador to this state, (an office to which Thames-ribaldry Sir Roger seemed a little mock * his greatest enemies will acknowledge him ed at first, but at length affuming a face of ma ' to be equal) is gone to Utrecht, whence he gistracy, told us, 'that if he were a Middlesex I will proceed to Hanover, but not stay long * justice, he would make such vagrants know that I at that court, for fear the peace should be • her majesty's subjects were no more to be abused • made during his lamented absence.' " by water than by land.'

Post-boy, May 20. We were now arrived at Spring-garden, which is exquisitely pleasant at this time of the year, SHOULD be thought not able to read When I considered the fragrancy of the walks and Thould I overlook some excellent pieces lately bowers, with the choirs of birds that sung upon

come out. My lord bishop of St. Asaph has just the trees, and the loose tribe of people that walked under their fhades, I could not but look upon

now published some sermons, the preface to

which seems to me to determine a great point: the place as a kind of Mahometan paradise. Sir He has, like a good man and a good christian, in Roger told me it put him in mind of a little coppice by his house in the country, which his chap- of false friends to princes, afferted, that christian

opposition to all the fattery and base submission lain ufed to call an aviary of nightingales. ' You ity left us where it found us as to our civil

must understand,' says the knight, there is rights. The present entertainment hall confift • nothing in the world that pleases a man in love only of a sentence out of the Post-boy, and • so much as your nightingale. Ah, Mr. Spectator! the said preface of the lord St. Afaph. i mould • the moon-light nights that I have walked by think it a little odd if the author of the Post-boy • myself, and thought on the widow by the music mould with impunity call men republicans for a

of the nightingale! He here fetched a deep gladness on the report of the death of the Pretena figh, and was falling into a fit of musing, when a

der; and great baron Bothmar, the minister of maik, who came behind him, gave him a gentle Hanover, in such a manner as you see in my tap upon the thoulder, and asked him if he would

motto. I must own, I think every man in Endrink a bottle of mead with her? But the knight gland concerned to support the succession of that being startled at fo an unexpected a familiarity, family. and displeafed to be interrupted in his thoughts of the widow, told her, ' she was a wanton baggage.' and bid her go about her business.

HE publishing a few fermons, whilft I We concluded cur walk with a glass of Burtonale, and a llice of hung-beef. When we had done

"bout eight years since, and the first above seveneating ourselves, the knight called a waiter to

teen, will make it very natural for people to him, and bid him carry the remainder to the wa

enquire into the occasion of doing lo; and to terman that had but one leg. I perceived the

' such I do very willingly afsign the following fellow stared upon him at the oddness of tire

reasons. message, and was going to be faucy; upon which

« Firft, from the observations I have been able I ratified the knight's commands with a peremp

( to make for these many years last past, upon

our public affairs, and from the natural tenAs we were going out of the garden, my oid

•dency of several principles and practices, that friend thinking himielt obliged, as a member of

• have of late been ítudioudy revived, and from the quorum, to animadvert upon the morals of

( what has followed there-upon, I could not the place, told the mitrefs of the house, who fat

• help both fearing and presaging, that these naat the bar, that he should be a better customer to

• tions would some time or other, if ever we her garden, if there were more nightingales, and

• should have an enterprising prince upon the fewer ítrumpets.

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and true honour, fall into the way of all other • nations, and lose their liberty.

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it 'hould happen, would be laid, whether justly it part of their boast and glory, to have had a
or unjustly, was not my business to determine; " little hand ang mare in bringing it about; an!
but I resolved for my own particular part, to others, who, without it, muit have lived in ex-
deliver myseif, as well as I could, from the re ile, poverty, and misery, meanly disclaiming it,
proaches and the curses of pofterity, by public " and using ill the glorious instruments thereof.
ly declaring to all the world, that, although, Wlio could expect such a requital of such me-
in the conftant courie of my ministry, I have rrit? I have, I own it, an ambition of exempt-
never failed on proper occalions to recommend, ing inyíelf froin the number of unthankiul
urge, and infilt upon the loving, honouring, people: and as I loved and honoured thvie
and reverencing the prince's person, and hold great princes living, and lamented over them
ing it, according to the laws, inviolable and sa when dead, fo I would gladly raise them up a
cred; and paying all cbedience and submission monument of praise aş lasting as any thing of
to the laws, though never so hard and inconve mine can be; and I choose to do it at this time,
nient to private people : yet did I never think when it is so unfaihionable a thing to speak
myself at liberty, or authorised to tell the peo ( honourably of them.
ple, thât cither Christ, St. Peter, cr St, Paul, or " The sermon that was preached upon the
any other hcly writer, had by any doctrinę de duke of Gloucester's death was printed quickly
livered by them, subverted the laws and confti after, and is now, because the subject was so
tutions of the country in which they lived, or "Tuitable, joined to the others. The loss of that
put them in a worse condition, with reípect to most promising and hopeful prince was, at that
their civil liberties, than they would have been, ' time, I saw, unspeakably great; and many ac-
had they not been christians. I ever thought "cidents since have convinced us, that it could
it a molt impious blasphemy against that holy not have been overvalued. That precious like,
religion, to father any thing upon it that might • hadispleased God to have prolonged it the usual
encourage tyranny, oppreision, or injustice in a ' space, had saved us many fears and jealousies,
prince, or that calily tended to make a free and and dark distrusts, and prevented many alarms,
happy people Naves and miserable., No: peo " that have long kept us, and will keep us still
ple may make themselves as wretched as they waking and uneaiy. Nothing remained to
will, but let not God be called into that wicked o comfort and support us under this heavy stroke,
party; When force and violence, and hard ne. ' but the necessity it brought the king and nation
cessity have brought the yoke of servitude upon ' under of settling the succession in the house of
a people's neck, religion will supply them with ' HANOVER, and giving it an hereditary right,
a patient and submisiive spirit under it until they " by act of parliament, as long as it continues
can innocently snake it off; but certainly re ? protettant. So much good did God, in his
ligion never puts it on. This always was,

! merciful providence, produce from a misfor-
and this at present is, my judgment of these (turte, which we could never otherwise have
matters : and I would be tranáinitted to fufficiently deplored !
polierity ("for the little Mare of time such « The fourth sermon was preached upon the
names ás mine can live ). under the character ! queen's acceflion to the throne, and the first

of one who loved his country, and would he year in which that day was solemnly observed, • thought a good Englisman, as well as a good ? (for, by some accident or other, it had been i clerzyman.

overlooked the year before ;) and every one 'Tliis character I thought would be transmitted ! will see without the date of it, that it was © by the following fermons, which were made ' preached very early in this reign, since I was

for, and preached in a private audience, when I "able only to promise and prefage its future glocould think of nothing else but doing my duty ories and succefies, from the good appearances on the occations that were then offered by God's • of things, and the happy turn our affairs began providence, without any manner of design of to take; and could not thien count up the vic..

making them public and for that reason I give 'tories and triumphs that, for seven years after, i them now as they were then delivered; by " made it, in the prophet's language, sa

which I hope to satisfy those people who have " and à praise among all the people of the objected a change of principles to me, as if I “ earth.” Never aid seven such years together were not now the same man I formerly was. "pass over the head of any English monarch, nor I never had but one opinion of these mat, cover it with so much honour : the crown and ters; and that I think is so re..fonable and ' scepter seemed to be queen's leait ornaments; well grounded, that I believe I can never have tliose other princes wore in common with her,

' and her great perfonal virtues were the same Another reason of my publishing these fer before and since; but such was the fame of mon's at this time is, that I have a ingid to do ( her administration of affairs at home, such was myself some honour by doing what honour I the reputation of her wisdom and felicity in could to the memory of two most excellent choosing ministers, and such was then esteemed princes, and who have very highly deserved at their faithfulness and zcal, their diligence and

the hands of all the people of these dominions, great abilities in executing her commands; to < who have any true value for the proterant re "such a height of military glory did her great

ligion, and the constitution of the English g'o general and her armics carry the British name vernincat, of which they were the great delia abroad; such was the harmony and concord

verers and scienders. I have lived to see their (berwixt her and her allics, and such was the 5 illustrious names very rudely handled, and the blering of God upou all her counsels and un

great benefits they did this nation treated flight. dertakings, that I am as sure as history can ly and contemptuously. I have lived to see eur • make me, no prince of ours ever was fo profdeliverance from arbitrary power and popery, perous and successful, fo beloved, efteemed,

traduced and visited by fome who formerly. « and honoured by their subjects and their friends, i illought it was their greatest mciit, and made nor near so formidable to their enemies. We

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were, as all the world imagined then, juft en The character of Achates suggests to us an ob

tering on the ways that promised to lead to servation we may often make on the intimacies ' such a peace, as would have answered to all of great men, who freqnently choose their com

the prayers of our religious queen, the care and panions rather for the qualities of the heart than (vigilance of a most able ministry, the payments those of the head, and prefer fidelity in an easy,

of a willing and obedient people, as well as all inoffensive, complying temper, to those endow. • the glorious toils and hazards of the soldiery;

ments which make a much greater figure among • when God, for our fins, permitted the spirit of mankind. I do not remember that Achates, who • discord to go forth, and, by troubling fore the is represented as the first favourite, either gives

camp, the city, and the country, (and oh that his advice, or strikes a blow through the whole • it had altogether spared the places sacred to his Æneid. ' worship!) to spoil for a time, this beautiful A friendship, which makes the least noise, is ' and pleasing prospect, and give us in its stead, very often most useful : for which reason I thould "I know not what -Our enemies will tell the prefer a prudent friend to a zealous one. • rest with pleasure. It will become me better Atticus, one of the best men of ancient Rome,

to pray to God to restore us to the power of was a very remarkable instance of what I am here « obtaining such a peace, as will be to his glory, speaking. • the safety, honour, and the welfare of the queen This extraordinary person, amidst the civil " and her dominions, and the general fatisfaction wars of his country, when he saw the designs of all o of all her high and mighty allies.'

T parties equally tended to the subversion of liberMay 2, 1712.

ty, by constantly preserving the esteem and affection of both the competitors, found means to serve his friends on either side: and while he

sent money to young Marius, whose father was N° 385. THURSDAY, MAY. 22. declared an enemy to the commonwealth, he was

himself one of Sylla's chief favourites, and always -Tbefeâ pectora juniła fide.

near that general. Ovid, Triit. l. 1. El. 3. v. 66.

During the war between Cæsar and Pompey,

he Nill maintained the same conduct. After Breasts that with sympathizing ardour glow'd, the death of Cæsar, he sent money to Brutus in And holy friendihip, such as Thereus vow'd. his troubles, and did a thousand good offices to

Antony's wife and friends when that party seemIntend the paper for this day as a loose ed ruined. Lastly, even in that bloody war be. essay upon Friendship, in which I shall throw

tween Antony and Auguftus, Atticus still kept his may observations together without any set forin, place in both their friendsips : infomuch that that I may avoid repeating what has been often the first, says Cornelius Nepos, whenever he was said on this subject.

absent from Rome in any part of the empire, writ Friendship is a strong and habitual inclina- punctually to him what he was doing ; what he « tion in two persons to promote the good and read, and whither he intended to go; and the " and happiness of one another. Though the latter gave him constantly an exact account of all pleasures and advantages of friendship have been his affairs. largely celebrated by the best moral writers, and A likeness of inclinations in every particular is are considered by all as great ingredients of hu- fo far from being requisite to form a benevolence man happiness, we very rarely meet with the in two minds towards each other, as it is genepractice of this virtue in the world.

rally imagined, that I believe we shall find fome Every man is ready to give in a long catalogue of the firmest friendships to have been contracted of those virtues and good qualities he expects to between persons of different humours; the mind find in the person of a friend, but very few of us being often pleased with those perfections which are careful to cultivate them in ourselves.

are new to it, and which it does not find among Love and esteem are the first principles of its own accomplishments. Besides that a man frienship, which always is imperfeét where either in some measure supplies his own defects, and of these two is wanting.

fancies himself at second-hand possessed of those As, on the one hand, we are soon ashamed of good qualities and endowments, which are in the loving a man whom we cannot esteem; to, on poffeffion of him who in the eye of the world is the other, though we are truly sensible of a man's looked on as his other felf. abilities, we can never raise ourselves to the

The most difficult province in friendship is warmths of friendship, without an affectionate the letting a man see his faults and errors, which good-will towards his person.

Mould, if possible, be so contrived, that he may Friendship immediately banishes envy under perceive our advice is given him not so much to all its disguises. A man who can cnce doubt please curselves as for his own advantage. The whether he should rejoice in his friend's being reproaches therefore of a friend should always be happier than himfell, may depend upon it that he strictly just, and not too frequent. is an utter Itranger to this virtue.

The violent defire of pleafing in the person There is something in friendthip so very great reproved, may othewise change into a despair of and noble, that in those fictitious stories which doing it, while he finds himielf censured for are invented to the honour of any particular per- faults he is not conscious of. A mind that is son, the authors have thought it as necessary to softened and humanized by friendship, cannot make their hero a friend as a lover.

Achilles bear frequent reproaches; either it must quite has his Patroclus, and Æneas his Achates. link under the oppression, or abate considerably In the first of these initances we may observe, of the value and eiteem it had for those who be. for the reputation of the subject I am treatins stows them. of, that Greece was almoft ruined by the hero's The proper business of friendthip is to inspire love, but was preserved by his friendshifa life and courage; and a soul thus supported, out

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does itself ; whereas if it be unexpectedly depriv.'every man enjoys himself in his company; and ed of these fuccours, it droops and languilhes. though Acasto contributes nothing to the enter

We are in fome measure more inexcufable if we tainment, he never was at a place where he was violate our duties to a friend than to a relation : not welcome a second time. Without there subsince the former arise from a voluntary choice, the ordinate good qualities of Acasto, a man of wit latter from a necessity to which we could not and learning would be painful to the generality give our own consent,

of mankind, instead of being pleasing. Witry As it has been said on one side, that a man men are apt to imagine they are agreeable as such, ought not to break with a faulty friend, that he and by that means grow the worst companions may not expose the weakness of his choice; it imaginable; they deride the absent or rially the will doubtless hold much stronger with respect to present in a wrong manner, not knowing that if a worthy one, that he may never be upbraided you pinch or tickle a man till he is unealy in his for having lost lo valuable a treasure which was seat, or ungracefully diftinguished from the rest of once in his possession.

х the company, you equally hurt him.

I was going to say, the true art of being agree

able in company, (but there can be no such thing FRIDAY, MAY 23.

as art in it) is to appear well pleased with those

you are engaged with, and rather to seem well en. Cum triftibus serverè, cum remiffis jucundè, cum tertained, than to bring entertainment to others. Jenibus graviter, cum juventute comiter vivere. A man thus disposed is not indeed what we or.

TULL dinarily call a good coinpanion, but essentially

is such, and in all the parts of his conversation HE piece of Latin on the head of this pa- has something friendly in his behaviour, which

per is part of a character extremely vicious, conciliates mens minds more than the highest salbut I have let down no more than may fall in lies of wit or starts of humours can posibly do. with the rules of justice and honour. Cicero The feebleness of age in a man of this turn, has {poke it of Cataline, who, he said, 'lived with something which should be treated with respect

the sad severely, with the chearful agreeably, even in a man no otherwise venerable. The for' with the old gravely, with the young pleasant- wardness of youth, when it proceeds from alacri. "ly;' he added, with the wicked boldly, with ty and not infolence, has also its allowances. ' the wanton laiciviously. The two last instan- The companion, who is formed for such by na. ces of his coinplaisance I forbear to consider, ture, gives to every character of life its due rehaving it in my thoughts at present only to speak gards, and is ready to account for their imperof obsequious behaviour as it fits upon a com- fections, and receive their accomplishments as if panion in pleasure, not a man of design and in- they were his own. It must appear that you retrigue. To vary with every humour in this man

ceive law from, and not give it to your company, ner, cannot be agreeable, except it comes from a to make you agreeable. man's own temper and natural complexion ; to I remember Tully, speaking, I think, of Ando it out of an ambition to excel that way, is tony, says, That in eo fucetic erant, quæ nullâ arta the most fruitless and unbecoming prostitution tradi pollunt: 'He had a witty mirth, which imaginable. To put on an artful part to obtain I could be acquired by no art.' This quality no other end but an unjust praise from the un.

must be of the kind of which I am now speaking; discerning, is of all endeavours the most despica. for all sorts of behaviour which depend upon ble. A man must be fincerely pleased to become observation and knowledge of life, is to be ac pleasure, or not to interrupt that of others : for quired ; but that which no one one can defcribe, this reason it is a most calamitous circumftance, and is apparently the act of nature, must be every that many people who want to be alone, or should where prevalent, because every thing it mee:s is a be so, will come into conversation, Is is certain, fit occasion to exert it; for he, who follows na. that all men, who are the least given to reflexion, ture, can never be improper or unseasonable. are seized with an inclination that way, when, How unaccountable then must their behavi. perhaps, they had rather be inclined to company our be, who, without any manner of confideration but indeed they had better go home and be tired of what the company they have just entered are with themselves, than force themselves upon o upon, give themselves the air of a mesleuger, and thers to recover their good-humour. In all this make as distinct relations of the occurrences they the case of communicating to a friend a sad last met with, as if they had been dispatched from thought or difficulty, in order to relieve a heavy those they talk to, to be punctually exact in a reheart, stands excepted; but what is here meant, port of those circumstances: it is unpardonable is that a man should always go with inclination to those who are met to enjoy one another, that to the turn of the company he is going into, or a fresh man fhall.pop in, and give us only the last not pretend to be of the party. It is certainly a part of his own life, and put a stop to ours during very happy temper to be able to ļive with all the history, If such a man comes from Change, kinds of dispositions, because it argues a mind whether you will or not, you must hear how the that lies open to receive what is pleasing to others, stocks go ; and though you are ever so intently and not obstinately bent on any particularity of employed on a graver subject, a young fellow of its own.

the other end of the town will take his place, This is it which makes me pleased with the and tell you, Mrs. fuch-a-one is charmingly character of my good acquaintance Acasto, You handsome, because he just now saw hır, But 1 meet hiin at the tables and conversations of the think I need not dwell on this subject, since I wise, the impertinent, the grave, the frolic, and have acknowledged there can be no rules made the witty; and yet his own character has nothing for excelling this way; and precepts of this kind in it that can make him particularly agreeable to

fare like rules for writing poetry, which, it is said, any one feet of men; but Acasto has natural may have prevented ill poets, but never made good sepse, good nature and discretion, so that good ones

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the contrary, those that are more obfcurę do not N° 387. SATURDAY, MAY: 24: give the animal spirits" a ráfficient exercise;

whereas the rays that produce in' us the ideas of Quid puré trarquillca

green, fall upon the eye in such a due proportion, Hor. Ep. 18. 1. 1. V. 102,

that they give the animal spirits their proper play, What calms the breast, and makes the mind aid by keeping up the itruggle in á just balance, ferene.

excitc a very "pleasing and agreeable senlation, N my last Saturday's paper I fpoke of chear Let the cause he what it will, the effe& is cer

fulnefs as it is a moral habit of the mind, tain, for wllich reason the 'poets afcribe to this and accordingly mentioned such moral motives particular colour the epithet of clearful." as are apt to cherish and keep alive this happy To consider farther this double cpd in the temper in the soul of man: Í hall now confi- works of Nature, and how they are at the same der chearfulness in its natural state, and reflect time both useful and entertaining, we find that on those motives to it, which are indifferent the most important parts in the vegetable world either as to virtue or vice.

are thosc which are the most beautiful. These Chcarfulness is, in the first place, the best are the seçds by which the several races of plants promoter of health. Repinings and secret mur are propagated and continued, and which are murs of heart, give inperceptible atral es to those always lodged in flowers or blosioms. Nature delicate fibres of which the vital parts are com seems to hide her principal delign, and to be inpored, and wear out the machine iníenfibly; dustrious in making the earth gay and delightful, not to mention those violent ferments' which while she is carrying on her great work, aiid inthey stir up in the blood, and those irregular dif tent upon her own preservation. The husbandturbed motions, which they raise in the animal man after the same manner is employed in laying spirits. I scarce remember, in my own obser out the whole country into a kind of garden or Vition, to have met with many old men, or landikip, and making every thing smile about with such, whio (to use our English phrase) him, whilst in reality he thinks of nothing but

wear well,' that had not at least a certain indo- the harveit, and increase which is to arise froin Jence in their humour, if not a more than ordin it.' nary gaiety and chearfulness of heart. The We may further observe how Providence has truth or it is, health and chearfulness mutually taken care to keep up this chearfulness in the buget each other; with this difference, that we' mind of man, by having formed it after such (!dom mect with a great degree of health which a manner, as to make it capable of conceiving is not attended with a certain chearfulness delight from several objects which seem to have but very often see chearfulness where there is no very little use in them; as from the wildress of great degree of health.

rocks and defunts, and the like grotesque parts, Cheaitulness bears the same friendly regard to of Nature. Thosë who are versed in philosophy the mind as to the body: it baniihes all anxious may still carry this confideration higher, by cba care and ditcontent, sooths and composes the serving that if matter had appeared to us endow. paftions, and keeps the foul in a perpetual caim: ed oriy with those real qualities which it actually But having alreadly touched at this last concora- potreifes, it would have made but a very joyicis tion, ifall here take nctice, that the world, and uncomfortable figure; and wliy has provie in which we are placed, is filled with innumera- dence given it a poiver of producing in us such ble objects that are proper to raise and keep alive imaginary qualities, as tasies and colours, foun's this happy temper of mind.

and finells, heat and coid, but that man, while If we confider the world in its fubferviency he is conversant in the lower stations of Nature, to man, one would think it was made for our might have his mind 'cheared and delighted with use ; but it we consider it in its natural beauty agreeable fonsations? In short, the whole uniane harmony, one would be apt to conclude it verse is a kind of theatre filled with objects that was made for our pleasure. The sun, which is either raise in ùs pleasure, amusement, cr ad25 the great foul of the universe, and produces miration. all the necessaries of life, has a particular inilu The readers own thoughts will suggest to him ence in chearing the mind of man, and making the viciffitude of day and night, the change of the heart glad.

scarons, with all that variety of scenes which die Those leveral living creatures which are made verliij the face of Nature, and fill the mind with for our service or suítenance, at the farie time a perpetual succession of beautiful and plealing either fill the woods with their music, furnish us ima es: with maine, or raise pleafins ideas in us by the I Thail not here menticn the several entertaind lightiulness of their prezrance. - Fountains, ments of art, with the pleasures of friendflip, lakes, and rivers are as refreshing to the imagi- books, conversation, and other accidental divernation, as to the toil through which they pass. fions of life, because I would only take notice

There are writers of greai distinction, who of such incitements to a cheaisul temper, as have made it an arrument for Providence, that offer themselves to persons of all ranks and conthe whole earth is covered with green, rather than ditions ; and which may sufficiently thew us that with any other colour, as being such a right mix- Providence did not design this world should be ture of light aud facé, that comforts and filled with murmurs and repinings, or that the fogturns the ere' infead of weakening or heart of man hould be involved in glcom and {rieving it. For this reason several painters have'i melancholy. a grcea cloth hanging near them, to case the eye I the more inculcate this chearfulness of tem

pon, after too great an application to their co- per, as it is a virtue in which cur countrymen kuring. A famous modern philosopher accounts are observed to be more deficient than any otlicr firit in the following manner. All colours that nation. Melancholy is a kind of demon that are more luminous, overpower and disipaie tre haunts our illane!, and often conveys herself to alumai fpirits which are employed in Fight:' on us in an easterly wind. A celebrated French no

velint,

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