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PRINTED FOR G. WALKER, J. AKERMAN, E. EDWARDS, J. KARIPOOD, W. ROBINSON

AND SONS, LIVERPOOL; E. THOMSON, MANCHESTER; J. NOBLE, HULL;
J. WILSON, BERWICK; W. WHYTE AND CO. EDINBURGH ; AND R, GRIFFIN
AND CO. GDASGOW.

J. Haddon, Printer, Tabernacle Walk.

1820.

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11. The folly of anger. The misery of a peevish old age 66

12. The history of a young woman that came to London

for a service - - - - - - 73

13. The duty of secrecy. The invalidity of all excuses

for betraying secrets - - - - - 81

14. The difference between an author's writings and his

conversation - - - - - - 88

15. Folly of cards. A letter from a lady that has lost her

money - - - - - - - 95

16. The dangers and miseries of a literary eminence 103

17. The frequent contemplation of death necessary to mo-

derate the passions - - - - - 110

18. The unhappiness of marriage caused by irregular mo

tives of choice - - - - - - 116

19. The danger of ranging from one study to another. .

The importance of the early choice of a profession 123

20. The folly and inconvenience of affectation . 131

21. The anxieties of literature not less than those of public

stations. The inequality of authors' writings - 137

22. An allegory on wit and learning - - - 144

23. The contrariety of criticism. The vanity of objection.

An author obliged to depend upon his own judge-

ment

- - - - - - 150

24. The necessity of attending to the duties of common

life. The natural character not to be forsaken 156

25. Rashness preferable to cowardice. Enterprize not to

be repressed - - - - - - 162

26. The mischief of extravagance, and misery of depen.

dence - - - - - - - 168

27. An author's treatment from six patrons - - 175

28. The various arts of self-delusion. - 181

29. The folly of anticipating misfortunes . . 188

30. The observance of Sunday recommended ; an allegory 194

31. The defence of a known mistake highly culpable 199

32. The vanity of stoicism. The necessity of patience 207

33. An allegorical history of rest and labour

213

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84. The uneasiness and disgust of female cowardice . 219

35. A marriage of prudence without affection - - 226

36. The reasons why pastorals delight - - - 232

37. The true principles of pastoral poetry - - 238

38. The advantages of mediocrity. An eastern fable 245

39. The unhappiness of women whether single or married 251

40. The difficulty of giving advice without offending 257

41. The advantages of memory - - - -

42. The misery of a modish lady in solitude - - 276

43. The inconveniencies of precipitation and confidence

44. Religion and superstition, a vision -

282

45. The causes of disagreement in marriage
46. The mischiefs of rural faction - ..

295

47. The proper means of regulating sorrow

301

48. The miseries of an infirm constitution

307

49. A disquisition upon the value of fame

313

50. A virtuous old age always reverenced -

51. The employments of a housewife in the country

52. The contemplation of the calamities of others, a reme-

dy for grief - - - - - - 332

53. The folly and misery of a spendthrift - - 338

54. A death-bed the true school of wisdom. The effects

of death upon the survivors - - - - 344

55. The gay widow's impatience of the growth of her

daughter. The history of Miss May-pole - 351

56. The necessity of complaisance, The Rambler's grief.

for offending his correspondents - - - 357

57. Sententious rules of frugality - - - - 364

58. The desire of wealth moderated by philosophy - 370

59. An account of Suspirius, the human screech-owl 376

60. The dignity and usefulness of biography - - 381

61. A Londoner's visit to the country - - - 387

62. A young lady's impatience to see London -

394

63. Inconstancy not always a weakness - -

400

64. The requisites to true friendship ... ..
65. Obidah and the hermit, an eastern story

412

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