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ON TEMPERANCE AND INTEMPERANCE.
On abstemiousness and excess.-The disadvantage and advantage of fasting.-A moderate gratification of the palate allowable.-On intemperance in eating.The meals of the ancients.-Giuttony degradingIntemperance in drinking.-The evis arising from drunkenness.—On smoking, muff-taking, &c.-Temperance Society Pige 70
ON EXERCISE AND RELAXATION.
Motion necessary for creation.-The advantage of exercise to man.-The importance of health.-The evil of excessive labour.-On the strength of the female sex.-A variation in position and engagement necessary for health.-Various modes of travelling.Gardening. Relaxation.-Dancing, shooting, hunt
ing, angling, &c.
The condition of man in sleep.-The cause of sleep.The proper periods for repose.-The process of sleeping and awaking.-On awaking at a particular time. —Rules for obtaining sound and regular sleep.— Early rising
Extravagance among the ancients. The disadvantage
disadvantages of avarice.
of the miser. Rules for avoiding extravagance and penuriousness
ON INDUSTRY AND IDLENESS.
The advantages of
Reflections on the flight of time. industry. Instances of diligence in eminent men.— The evils of idleness. — Laziness a disease. — Instances of idleness
THE NATURE OF THE HUMAN MIND.
The dissimilar opinions which have arisen respecting the mind. Wisdom and wit.-The capability of the human intellect. — Intelligent and learned ladies. The probable powers of the mind in a future state. The influence of climate and food on the human intellect.Insanity. The hypochondriac, and the absent man.— -The retention of the mental powers until old age
Various opinions of genius.— Accidental causes of eminence. - Instances of dulness in youth and talent in manhood. Instances of early genius. Instances
of persons who have arisen under great disadvantages,
THE NATURE OF SENSATIONS, EMOTIONS, PASSIONS, HABITS, AND ASSOCIATIONS.
The capabilities of the senses. - The difference between emotions and passions.- - The cause of emotions and passions. A difference in the dispositions of men accounted for. The effects of habit. The powerful influence of association
THE PLEASURES RECEIVED BY THE SENSES.
On rural and other senery. The remains of antiquity. -Modern productions.-Blindness.
The sensations received by hearing. On musical and other sounds.
On a taste for music. Natural and unnatural
- On taste, smell, and touch. — On pain
ON LAUGHTER AND WEEPING.
The physical cause of laughter. The subjects which excite laughter. The difficulty of refraining, on some occasions, from laughter.. The effects of laughter. Objections to laughter considered. The physical cause of weeping. Influences which excite weeping