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• could reflect thus much, though they want they are female virtuofo's, and during the three • Mame, they would be moved by their pity, to years and a half that I have had them under € abhor an impudent behaviour in the presence my care, they never in the least inclined their • of the chaste and innocent. If you will oblige thoughts towards any one single part of the cha. • us with a Spectator on this subject, and pro racter of a notable woman. Whilft they should • cure it to be pasted against every stage-coach have been considering the proper ingredients • in Great-Britain, as the law of the journey, ' for a sack-poffet, you thould hear a dispute

you will highly oblige the whole fex, for which concerning the magnetic virtue of a load-ftone, you have professed so great an esteem; and in or perhaps the pressure of the atmosphere :

particular, the two ladies my late fellow-fuf their language is peculiar to themselves, and • ferers, and,

they scorn to express themselves on the mean. 'Sir, your most humble servant, est trifle with words that are not of a Latin

• Rebecca Ridinghood." derivation. But this were supportable still, • Mr. Spectator,

would they suffer me to enjoy an uninterrupted THE matter which I am now going to send ignorance; but unless I fall in with their ab.

• stracred ideas of things, as they call thm, I. • will recommend itself, fo t'iat you must excuse ' must not expect to smoke one pipe in quiet, • the manner of exprefling it. A poor idle drun. In a late fit of the gout I complained of the . ken weaver in Spitalfields has a faithful labo. pain of that distemper, when my niece Kitty

rious wife, who by her frugality and industry ' begged leave to assure me, that whatever I • had laid by her as much money as purchased might think, several great philosophers, both

her a ticket in the present lottery. She had ancient and modern, were of opinion, that both hid this very privately in the bottom of a pleasure and pain were imaginary distinctions,

run and had given her number to a friend and that there was no such thing as either its < and confident, who had promised to keep the rerum natura. I have often heard them affirm,

secret, and bring her news of the fuccess. The that the fire was not hot; and one day when poor adventurer was one day gone abroad, " 1, with the authority of an old fellow, defired

when her careless husband, fufpecting me had one of them to put my blue cloke on my knees, « saved fome money, searches every corner, until the answered, Sir, I will reach the cloke; but

at length he finds this same ticket; which he • take notice, I do not do it as allowing your • immediately carries abroad, sells, and squan • defcription; for it might as well be called yet. • ders away the money without the wife's fure low as blue; for colour is nothing but the va

pecting any thing of the matter. A day or two • rious infractions of the rays of the sun. Mifs * after this, this friend, who was a woman, comes Molly told me one day, that to fay fnow was 6 and brings the wife word, that she had a bene • white, is allowing a vulgar error; for as it & fit of five hundred pounds. The poor crea contains a great quantity of nitrous particles,

ture overjoyed, flies up stairs to her husband, • it might more reasonably be supposed to be 6 who was then at work, and defires him to black. In fhort, the young hufreys would per• leave his loom for that evening, and come and ' fuade me, that to believe one's eyes is a fure • drink with a friend of his and her's below. way to be deceived; and have often advifed “The man received this chearful invitation as me, by no means, to trust any thing ro falli. « bad husbands fometimes do, and after a cross ble as my senses. What I have to bez of you

word or twn, told her he would not come. His now is, to turn one speculation to the due re• wife with tenderness renewed her importunity, gulation of female literature, fo far at least, e and at length said to him, " My love! I have as to make it contistent with the quiet of fuch « within these few months, unknown to you,

whore fate it is to be liable to its insults; and ** fcraped together as much money as has bought to tell us the difference between a gentleman e us a ticket in the lottery, and now here is that should make cheese-cakes and raise paste, u Mrs. Quick come to tell me, that it is come "and a lady that reads Locke, and understands up

this morning a five hundred pound prize." • the mathematics. In which you will extremely The husband rcplies immediately.

you flut, you have no ticket, for I have fold it." "Your hearty friend and humble servant, * The poor woman upon this faints away in a

Abraham Thrifty.' * fit, recovers, and is now run distracted. As * me had no design to defraud her husband, but No 243. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8. was willing only to participate in his good for.

Formam quidem ipfam, Marce fili, & tanquam faciem tune, every one pities her, but thinks her hufa band's punjhment but just. This, Sir, is

konefti vides : quæ fi oculis cornereretur, mirabiles matter of fact, and would, if the persons and

aniores (ut ait Plata) excitaret sapientia, circumstances were greatcr, in a well-wrought

Tull. Office play be called “ Beautiful Distress.” I have you fee, my fon Marcus, the very tape and only sketched it out with chalk, and know

countenance, as it were, of virtue; which if good hand can make a moving picture withi

it could be made the object of sight, would worse materials.

(as Plato fays) excite in us a wonderiul love Sir, &c.

of wisdom. Mr. Speelatno,

Do not remember to have read any discourse AM'what the world calls a warm fellow, written exprefly upon the beauty and loveliness

and by good success in trade I have raised of virtue, without considering it as a duty, and myself to a capacity of making some figure in as the means of making us happy both now and • the world; but no matter for that. I have hereafter." I design therefore this fpeculation as

now under my guardianship a couple of an effay upon that subject, in which I fhall con. • nieces, who will certainly make me run mad; lider virtue no farther than as it is in itself of an • which you will not wonder at, when I tell you amiable nature, after having premifed, that Iun.

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derstand by the word virtue such a general no The two great ornaments of virtue, whicla tion as is affixed to it by the writers of morality, shew her in the most advantageous views, and and which by devout men generally goes under make her altogether lovely are chearfulness and the name of religion, and by men of the world good-nature. These generally go together, as a under the name of honour.

man cannot be agreeable to others who is nog Hypocrisy itself does great honour, or rather easy within himself. They are both very requijustice, to religion, and tacitly acknowledges it fite in a virtuous mind, to keep out melancholy to be an ornament to human nature. The hy- from the many serious thoughts it is engaged in, pocrite would not be at so much pains to put on and to hinder its natural hatred of vice from sour. the appearance of virtue, if he did not know it ing into severity and cenforiousness. was the most proper and effectual means to gain If virtue is of this amiable nature, what can we the love and esteem of mankind.

think of those who can look upon it with an We learn from Hierocles, it was a common eye of hatred and ill-will, or can suffer their aversaying among the heathens, that the wise man sion for a party to blot out all the merit of the hates no body, but only loves the virtuous. person who is engaged in it? A man must be ex.

Tully has a very beautiful gradation of thoughts cessively stupid, as well as uncharitable, who be. to thew how amiable virtue is. We love a vir. lieves that there is no virtue but on his own side, tuous man, says he, who lives in the remotest and that there are not men as honest as himself paits of the earth, though we are altogether out who may differ from him in political principles, of the reach of his virtue, and can receive from Men may oppose one another in some particulars, it no manner of benefit; nay one who died se- but ought not to carry their hatred to those quaveral ages ago, raises a secret fondness and bene. lities which are of so amiable a nature in themvolence for him in our minds, when we read his selves, and have nothing to do with the points in story: nay what is still more, one who has been dispute. Men of virtue, though of different inthe enemy of our country, provided his wars terests, ought to consider themfelves as mort were regulated by justice and humanity, as in nearly united with one another, than with the via the instance of Pyrrhus, whom Tully mentionscious part of mankind, who embark with them on this occafion in opposition to Hannibal, Such in the fame civil concerns. We should bear the is the natural beauty and loveliness of virtue! same love towards a man of 'honour, who is a

Stoicism, wliich was the pedantry of virtue, living antagonist, which Tully tells us in the ascribes all good qualifications, of what kind som fore-mentioned passage every one naturally does Gyer, to the virtuous man. Accordingly Cato, to an enemy that is dead. In short, we should in the character Tully has left of him, carried esteem virtue though in a foe, and abhor vice matters so far, that he would not allow any one though in a friend. but a virtuous man to be handsome. This in. I speak this with an eye to those cruel treatdeed looks more like a philofophical rant than ments which men of all sides are apt to give the the real opinion of a wise man; yet this was characters of those who do not agree with them, what Cato very seriously maintained. In short, How many persons of undoubted probity, and the Stoics thought they could not sufficiently re- exemplary virtue, on either side, are blackened present the excellence of virtue, if they did not and defamed : how many men of honour expofed comprehend in the notion of it all possible per- to public obloquy and reproach? Those there. fections, and therefore did not only suppose, fore who are either the instruments or a bettors that it was transcendently beautiful in itself, but in such infernal dealings, ought to be looked that it made the very body amiable, and banished upon as persons who make use of religion to every kind of deformity from the person in whom promote their cause, not of their cause to promote it resided,

religion. It is a common observation, that the most abandoned to all sense of goodness, are apt to with those who are related to them of a different No 244. MONDAY, DECEMBER 10. sharacter; and it is very cbfervable, that none are more struck with the charms of virtue in the Judex & call:dus audis. fair sex, than those who hy their very admiration

Hor. Sat. 7. lib. 2. ver, 101. of it are carried to a desire of ruining it. A virtuous mind in a fair body is indeed a

A judge of painting you, and man of skill.

CREECH, fine picture in a good light, and therefore it is no wonder that it makes the beautiful sex all

• Mr. Spectator, over charms,

expressing to you nature, there are some particular kinds of it whole clan of virtuosos have received from which are more so than others, and these are such those hints which you have lately given the As dispose us to do good to mankind. Temper ' town on the cartons of the inimitable Raphael. ance and abftinence, faith and devotion, are in • It Tould be methinks the business of a Spectator themselves perhaps as laudable as any other vir- ' to improve the pleasures of sight, and there can. tues; but those which make a man popular and not be a more immediate way to it than recombeloved, are justice, charity, munificence, and, mending the study and observation of excellent in short, all the good qualities that render us be drawings and pictures. When I first went to neficial to each other. For which reason even an ( view chose of Raphael which you have celeextravagant man, who has nothing else to re. brated, I must confess I was but barely pleased; commend him but a false generosity, is often " the next time I liked them better, but at last, more beloved and esteemed than a person of a as I grew better acquainted with them, I feli much more finished character, who is defective deeply in love with them, like wise speeches in this particular,

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HOUGH I am a woman, yet I am one of • cretion, his merit soon vanishes away, while a

those who confess themselves highly ( wise man that has not so great a stock of wit, pleased with a speculation you obliged the « shall nevertheless give you a far greater and

I world with some time ago, from an old Greek « more lasting fatisfaction: just so it is in a poet you call Simonides, in relation to the le< picture that is smartly touched but not well (veral natures and distinctions of our own sex. < studied; one may call it a witty picture, though "I could not but admire how juftly the charac( the painter in the mean time may be in danger ters of women in this age, fall in with the 6 of being called a fool. On the otlier hand, a times of Simonides, there being no one of those « picture that is thoroughly understood in the • forts I have not at some time or other of my

whole, and well performed in the particulars, life met with a sample of. But, Sir, the sub« that is, begun on the foundation of geometry, ject of this present address, are a set of women < carried on by the rules of perspective, archi comprehended, I think, in the nine species of i tecture, and anatomy, and perfected by a good " that speculation, called the apes.; the descrip« harmony, a just and natural colouring, and « tion 'of whom I find to be, « That they are ( such passions, and expressions of the mind as ' such as are both ugly and ill-natured, who o are almost peculiar to Raphael; this is what " have nothing beautiful themselves, and endea• you may justly stile a wise picture, and which vour to detract from or ridicule every thing á feldom fails to strike us dumb, until we can af. “ that appears foin others.” Now, Sir, this sect, « semble all our faculties to make but a tolerable as I have been told, is very frequent in the

judgment upon it Other pictures are made great town where you live; but as my circumo for the eyes only, as rattles are made for chil ' ftance of life obliges me to reside altogether in « dren's ears; and certainly that picture that only the country, though not many miles from Lon. o pleases the eye, without representing some well "don, I cannot have met with a great number of s chosen part of nature or other, dces but new them, nor indeed is it a desirable acquaintance, ( what fine colours are to be fold at the colour as I have lately found by experience. You « Mop, and mocks the works of the Creator. If 'must know, Sir, that at the beginning of this r the best imitator of nature, is not to be esteemed suminer a family of these apes camé and settled

the best painter, but he that makes the greater 6 for the season not far from the place where I « how and glare of colours; it will neceffarily live. As they were strangers in the country, « follow, that he who can array himself in the they were vifited by the ladies about them, of « most gaudy draperies is best dressed, and he whom I was one, with an humanity usual in c that can speak loudest the best crater. Every thofe that pass niost of their time in solitude. a man when he looks on a picture should exa • The apes lived with us very agreeably our own ( mine it according to that share of reason he is way until towards the end of the summer, when 's master of, or he will be in danger of making a " they began to bethink themselves of returning < wrong judgment. If men as they walk abroad to town; then it was, Mr. Spectator, that they « would make more frequent obfervations on began to set themselves about the proper and

those beauties of nature which every moinent distinguishing business of their character; and, • present themselves to their view, they would ( as it is said of evil spirits, that they are apt

be better judges when they saw her well imi. ' to 'carry away a piece of the house they are « tated at home: this would help to correct ( about to leave, the apes, without regard to * those errors which most pretenders fall into, common mercy, civility, or gratitude, thought « who are over-hasty in their judgments, and will fit to mimic, and fall foul on the faces, dress, « not say to let reason come in for a Mare in the and behaviour of their innocent neighbours, e decision. It was for want of this that men mil bestowing abominable censures and disgraceful #take in this case, and in common life, a wild appellations, commonly called nick-names, on • extravagant pencil for one that is truly bold - all of them; and in mort, like true fine ladies, « and great, an impudent fellow for a man of o made their honest plainness and sincerity mar• true courage and bravery, hasty and unreason ter of ridicule. I could not but acquaint you « able actions for enterprizes of spirit and reso with thefe grievances, as well at the desire «lution, gaudy colouring for that which is truly of all the parties injured, as from my own in

beautiful, a false and insinuating discourse for clination. I hope, Sir, if you cannot propose fimple truth elegantly recoinmended. The pa ' ihtirely to reform this evil, you will take such

rallel will hold through all the parts of life and < notice of it in some of your future fpeculao painting too: and the virtuosos above-men tions, as may put the deserving part of our fex « tioned will be glad to see you draw it with on their guard against these creatures; and at " your terms of art. As the ihadows in a pic. ' the same time the apes may be sensible, that "ture represent the serious or melancholy, so " this sort of mirth is so far from an innocent dio the lights do the bright and lively thoughts: ' version, that it is in the highest degree that vice s as there should be but one forcible light in a which is said to comprehend all others. I am, "piature, which should catch the eye and fall on r the hero; so there should be but one object of

your humble servant, s our love, even the Author of nature.

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• Constantia Field,' s and the like reflexions well improved, might

very much contribute to open the beauty of " that art, and prevent young people, from being - poisoned by the ill gusto of any extravagant - workman that should be imposed upon us.

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ject, I will be so free as to tell you how my N° 245. TUESDAY, DECEMBER II. wife and I pass away these tedious winter

evenings with a great deal of pleasure. Tho' Fieta voluptatis causâ fint prossima veris.

' The be young and handsome, and good-huHor. Ars Poet. ver. 338. (moured to a miracle, she does not care for Fictions, to please, should wear the face of truth. gadding abroad like others of her fex. There HERE is nothing which one regards so

' is a very friendly man, a colonel in the army, much with an eye of mirth and pity as in

whom I am mightily obliged to for his civili.

ties, that comes to lie me almost every night; nocence, when it has in it a dath of folly. At the same time that one esteems the virtue, one

for he is not one of those giddy young fellow's

that cannot live out of a play-house. When is tempted to laugh at the simplicity which ac.companies it. When a man is made up wholly

we are together, we very often make a party

at blind-man's buff, which is a sport that I of the dove, without the least grain of the ser

like the better, because there is a good deal of pent in his composition, he becomes ridiculous

- exercise in it. The colonel and I are blinded in many circumitances of life, and very often difcredits his best actions. The Cordeliers tell a

by turns, and you would laugh your heart out story of their founder St. Francis, that as he

to see what pains my dear takes to hoodwink passed the streets in the dulk of the evening, lie

so that it is impoflible for us to fee the discovered a young fellow with a maid in a cor

leáit glimpse of lighi. The poor colonel fome

"times hits his nose against a post, and makes ner; upon which the good man, say they, lifted

rus die with laughing. I have generally the up his hands to heaven with a secret thankf

good luck not to hurt myself, but am very giving, that there was still so much christian

often above half an hour before I can catch charity in the world. The innocence of the saint made him mistake the kiss of a lover for a fa

either of them: for you must know we hide

courselves up and down in ccrners, that we ·lute of charity. I am heartily concerned when I see a virtuous man without a competent know

may have the more sport. I only give you thls ledge of the world; and if there be any use of

hint as a sample of such innocent diversions

as I would have you recommend; and am, these my papers, it is this, that without repre

6 Most efteemed Sir, senting vice under any false alluring notions, they give my reader an insight into the ways of

your ever loving friend,

< Timothy Doodle.' . men, and represent human nature in all its changeable colours. The man who las not been The following letter was occasioned by my engaged in any of the follies of the world, or, last Thursday's paper upon the absence of love as Shakespear expresses it, “ hackneyed in the ers, and the methods therein mentioned of ma

ways of men,” may here find a picture of its king such absence supportable. follies and extravagancies. The virtuous and

“SIR, the innocent may know in speculation what they MONĜ the several ways of consolation · could never arrive at by practice, and by this

which absent lovers make use of while · means avoid the snares of the crafty, the cor

• their souls are in that state of departure, which ruptions of the vicious, and the reafonings of the

you say is death in love, there are some very prejudiced. Their minds may be opened with

material ones that have escaped your notice. out being vitiated.

( Among there, the first and most received is a It is with an eye to my following correspon

o crooked shilling, which has administered great dent, Mr. Timothy Doodle, who seems a very ...¢ómfòrt to our forefathers, and is still made well-meaning man, that I have written this short

use of on this occasion with very good effect in preface, to which I Thall subjoin a letter from

most part of her majesty's dominions. There the said Mr. Doodle.

rare come, I know, who think a crown-piece “SIR,

o cut into two equal parts, and preserved by the Could heartily wish that you would let us distant lovers, is of more sovereign virtue than know

your opinion upon several innocent " the former. But fince opinions are divided in - diversions which are in use among us, and " this particular, why may not the same persons

which are very proper to pass away a winter make use of both? The figure of a heart, whe. 5 night for those who do not care to throw away < Cher cut in itone or cast in metal, whether ' their time at an opera, or at the play-house. bloeding upon an altar, luck with darts, or

I would gladly know in particular, what no held in the hand of a Cupid, has always been “tion you have of hot-cockles; as also whether looked upon as talismanic in distresses of this

you think that questions and commands, mot nature. I am acquainted with many a brave

toes, similes, and cross - purposes, have not fellow, who carries his mistress in the lid of a ' more mirth and wit in them, than those public snuff-box, and by that expedient has supported « diverfions which are grown

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very fashionable o himself under the absence of a whole campaign. among us. If you would recommend to our For my own part, I have tried all these reme“ wives and daughters, who read your papers (dics, but never found so much benefit from • with a great deal of pleasure, some of those any as from a ring, in which my mistress's hair

sports and paitines that may be practised (is platted together very artificially in a kind of

within doors, and by' the fire-side, we who are true lover's knot. As I have received great • masters of families' should be hugely obliged i benefit from this secret, I think myself obliged

to you. I need not tell you that I would have to communicate it to the public, for the good • these sports and pastimes not only merry But of my fellow subjects. I defire you will add

innocent, for which reason I have not men.. this letter as an appendix to your confolations

tioned either whist or lanterloo, nor indeed so upon abfence; and am, ' much as onc-and-thirty. After having com

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I fhall conclude this paper with a letter from innocent, tender, and helpless infant, and give an university gentleman, occasioned by my last

it up to a woman that is, ten thousand to one, Tuesday's paper, wherein I gave some account neither in health nor good condition, neither of the great feuds which happened formerly in ' sound in mind nor body, that has neither hothose learned bodies, between the modern Greeks nour nor reputation, neither love nor pity for and Trojans.

the poor babe, but more regard for the money

than for the child, and never will take farther OSIR,

care of it than what by all the encouragement This will give you to understand, that of money and presents Me is forced to; like

there is at present in the society, where Ælop's earth, which would not nurfe the • of I am a member, a very contiderable body of

• plant of ar.other ground, although never so Trojans, who, upon a proper occation, would ' much improved, by reason that plant was not

not fail to declare ourselves. In the mean of its own production. And since another's ' while we do all we can to annoy our enemies

' child is no more natural to a nurse than a by stratagem, and are resolved by the fift op

plant to a strange and different ground, how portunity to attack Mr. Joshua Barnes, whom can it be supposed that the child should thrive ? we look upon as the Achilles of the opposite par

' and if it thrives, muft it not imbibe the gross ty. As for myself, I have had the reputation

'humours and qualities of the nurse, like a ever fince I came from School, of being a trusty

plant in a different ground, or like a graft up- Trojan, and am resolved never to give quarter

on a different stock ? Do not we obferve, that to the smallest particle of Greek, wherever I a lamb fucking a goat changes very much its I chance to meet it. It is for this reason I take nature, nay even its skin and wool into the ' it very ill of you, that you sometimes hang out goat kind? The power of a nurse over a child • Greek colours at the head of your paper, and

by infuting into it, with her milk, her quali« sometimes give a word of the enemy even in

• ties and disposition, is sufficiently and daily the body of it. When I meet with any thing

o observed : hence came that old saying concernof this nature, I throw down your speculations

ing an ill-natured and malicious fellow, that upon the table, with that form of words which

" he had imbibed his malice with his nurse's " we make use of when we declare war upon an

milk, or that some brute or other had been his ( author.

' nurse. Hence Romulus and Remus were said

to have been nursed by a wolf, Telephus the Græium eft, non poteft legi.'

'fon of Hercules by a hind, Pelias the son of I give you this hint, that you may for the fu Neptune by a mare, and Ægisthus by a goat ; ture abstain from any such hoftilities at your not that they had actually sucked such creaperil,

tures, as some fimpletons have imagined, but « Troilus.

• that their nurses had been of such a nature and • teinper, and infused such into them.

Many inftances may be produced from good N246. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12.

' authorities and daily experience, that children

actually suck in the several passions and deΟυκ άρα σοι γε πατής ήν ιππότα Πηλεύς,

praved inclinations of their nurses, as anger,

malice, tear, melancholy, sadness, desire, and Οιδε Θέτις μύτης γλαυκή δε σ' έτικ7ε θάλασσα,

raversion. This Diodorus, lib. 2. witnefes, Τίτραι τ' άλικατοι, ότι τοι νόος έςιν απηνής.

(when he speaks, saying, That Nero the empe

Hom. Iliad. 16. V. 33. "ror's nurse had been very much addicted to No amorous hero ever gave thee birth,

• drinking; which habit Nero received from his Nor ever tender goddess hrought thee forth : ' nurse, and was to very particular in this, that Some rugged rock's hard entrails gave thee form, ' the people took so much notice of it, as instead And raging leas produc'd thee in a ftorm: of Tiberius Nero, they called him Biberius A soul well suiting thy tempeituous kind,

Mero. The same Diodorus also relates of Ca. So rough thy manners, so untäm'd thy mind. ligula, predecessor to Nero, that his nurse used

PopЕ. to moisten the nipples of her breast frequently • Mr. Speciator,

I with blood, to make Caligula take the better S your paper is part of the equipage of hold of them; which, says Diodorus, was the

the tea-table, 'I conjure you to print cause that made him to blood-thirity, and cruel what I now write to you; for I have no other all his life-time after, that he not only comway to communicate what I have to say to the (mitted frequent murder by his own hand, but

fair sex on the moft important circumstance (likewise withed that all human kind wore but 6 of life, even the care of children. I do not one neck, that he might have the pleasure to « understand that you proseis your paper is al cut it off. Such like degeneracies astonish the

ways to consist of matters which are only to parents, who not knowing after whom the

entertain the learned and polite, but that it child can take, see one incline to stealing, ano. 'may agree with your design to publish Tome • ther to drinking, cruelty, stupidity; yet all (which may tend to the information of mankind there are not minded. Nay, it is easy to de. « in general; and wlien it does 10, you do more ' monitrate, that a child, although it be bora

than writing wit and humour. Give me leave ' from the best of parents, may be corrupted by • then to tell you, that of all the abuses that ' an ill-tempered nurfe. How many children

ever you have as yet endeavoured to reform, do we fee daily brought into fits, confump« certainly not one wanted so much your affir. « tions, rickets, &c. merely by fucking sheir s tance as the abuse in nursing children. It is ( nurses when in a pasion or fury? But indeed « unmerciful to see, that a woman endowed - almoft any disorder of the nurse is a disorder

with all the perfections and blessings of nature, to the child, and few nurses can be found in can, as toon as the is delivered, turn off her this town but what labour under fome distem.

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