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Picture of a good Man.
W ith aspect mild , and elevated eye,
The present all their care; the future his.
He sees with other eyes than theirs : Where they Behold a sun, he spies a Deity: What makes them only smile, makes him adore.. Where they see mountains, he but atoms sees; An empire in his balance, weighs a grain. They things terrestrial worship, as divine : His hopes immortal blow them by, as dust, That dims his sight, and shortens his survey , Which longs, in infinite , to lose all bound. Titles and honours (if they prove his fate): He lays aside to find his dignity; No dignity they find in aught besides.." They triumph in externals, which conceal
Man's real glory,) proud of an eclipse :
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BO O K I I. NARRATIVE PIECES. СНАР.
- Page. The Dervise.
Spectator. 18 II. Turkish Tale.
ibid. 19 III. Avarice and Luxury. . . ibid. 20 IV. Pleasure and Pain.
ibid. 22 V. Labour.
World. 24 VI. The old Man and his Ass. ibid. 25 VII. Hercules's Choice.
Tatler. 26 VIII. Pity.
Mrs. Barbauld. 29 IX. The Dead Ass.
Sterne. 31 X. The Sword.
ibid. 34 XI.. Maria.
ibid. 36 XII. The Camelion.
Merrick. 41 XIII. The Youth and the Philosopher. White
.head. 43 XIV. Sir Balaam.
Pope. 44 XV. Edwin and Emma.
Mallet. 46 XVI. Celadon and Amelia. Thomson. 49 XVII. Junio and Theana.
Grainger. 51 XVIII. Douglas to Lord Randolph. Home. 54 XIX. Othello's Apology. Shakespeare. 55
ORATIONS AND HARANGUES.