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Puge The Busy-Body, No. I.

3 II.

6 III.

9 IV.

13 V.

20 VIII.

30 Dialogue between Philocles and Horatio

36 A second dialogue

42 Public men

49 Self-denial not the essence of virtue

55 On the usefulness of the mathematics

58 On true happiness

63 On discoveries

65 The waste of life

69 The way to wealth

73 Necessary hints to those who would be rich

84 Advice to a young tradesman

85 The may to make money plenty in every man's pocket 88 New mode of lending money

89 An economical project

90 On early marriages .

96 Effect of early impressions on the mind

98 The whistle

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101 A petition to those who have the superintendency of

education The handsome and deformed leg Morals of chess

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Page The art of procuring pleasant dreams Precautions to be used by those who are about to under

take a sea voyage • Dialogue between Franklin and the Gout

125 A parable against persecution On the death of relatives The ephemera an emblem of human life

135 Account of a whirlwind at Maryland On the saltness of sea water

140 On the effect of air on the barometer, and the benefits

derived from the study of insects
On the art of swimming
On the same subject
On the free use of air

153 On the causes of colds

154 Tendency of rivers to the sea. Effects of the sun's rays on cloths of different colours

155 On the magnetism and theory of the earth

160 Queries and conjectures relating to magnetism and the theory of the earth

165 On the nature of sea coal

169 Effect of vegetation on noxious air

170 Observations on the prevailing doctrines of life and death


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