The Guardian: With a Biographical, Historical, and Critical Preface by the Rev. Rob. Lynam, Volume 2

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Cowie, Low, 1826
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Contents

Simon Softlyu complaint of a WidowAdvice to him
97
Notice of the Tatler and SpectatorScheme of a Lions Head at Buttons Addison
98
Essay on National Justicea Persian Story
99
On the Tuckernaked NecksLaws of LycurgusPosition of Venus Addison
100
Letters from FranceGaiety of the French
101
Variableness of the English climate
102
On the Fireworksserious Reflections on the same
103
Story of a French GentlemanManners of the French
104
Exhibition of the Charity ChildrenProposals to extend our Charities Addison
105
Vision of A urelia with a Window in her Breast
106
Letter from a Projector offering himself as aNomenclatorLetter from Messrs Ditton and Whiston Addison
107
Institution of the Tall Club
108
Correspondence on the Tucker
109
The Language of TreatyImproprieties instanced
110
Improper Conduct of the British YouthLove of Knowledge Solomons Choice Addison
111
Art of FlyingLetter from DasdalusRemarks on modern Da dalists Addison
112
From a Citizen in his HoneymoonT Trueloves Courtship
113
Erection ef the Lions Headon Lionson Petticoats
114
On CriticismStradas Prolusion
115
Matters of Dress not to be introduced in the PulpitLetter on naked Breasts Addison
116
Happiness of living under the Protection of Omnipotence
117
Information from a LionessOffer of an outriding Lion
118
Translation of Stradas Prolusion
119
On Female Gamesters
120
The Silent Club Pearceon Female Undressing
121
Sequel of Stradas Prolusion
122
On Seducers of InnocenceLetter to
123
Letters from a University Lionon HornsBurlesque Lyric Visit to the Lion Addison
124
Pleasures of SpringMusic of Birds Tichell
125
The Attractions of Friendship and Benevolence Berkeley
126
The Court of Venus from Claudian L Eusden
127
On the Demolition of Dunkirk Steele
128
On Anger Revenge Duelling
129
Merit of the Speculative and active Part of Mankind Bartelelt
130
Letters from a young Man in Sicknessfrom the Husband of a Woman that is never in the Wrongfrom the Wife of one of the Dumb Clubon naked Br...
132
On WitLife of the Author Steele
141
Danger of MasqueradesFrom a Dealer in Fig Leaves
142
Account of the Terrible Club
143
Variety of Humour among the English
144
Letters from a Swaggererconcerning a Challenge
145
History of LionsS tory of Sir George Davis
146
Folly of Extravagance in new married Persons
147
History of Santon Barsisa
148
Genius requisite to excel in Dress
149
Parental AffectionStory of a French Nobleman Steele
150
Letter from the Father of a young Rake
151
Comparative Merit of the two Sexes an Allegory Addison
152
Pride riot made for Man
153
Lucifers Account of a Masquerade
154
Utility of Learning to the Female
155
History and Economy of Ants
156
The same concluded
157
Proper Employment of Time a Vision
158
Story of Miss Betty cured of her Vanity
159
VOL II
160
Proper Sense and Notion of Honour
161
A blunt SquireComplaisanceStory of Schacabac
162
Letter from a ChaplainPoem by Sir T More
163
On TranslationsSpeech of Pluto from Claudian L Eusden
164
Miseries of Folly and Vice at the Head of a Family Addison
165
On CharitySearch after the Philosophers Stone
166
Story of Helim and Abdallah
167
Character of a Mistress of a Family from the ProverbsTransla tion from AnacreonLetter from Steele Steele
168
Contemplation of the Heavenly Bodies Seasons
170
Good done by the Authors SpeculationLetter from a Short Writerin Defence of bare Necks Steele
171
On the invention of LettersPoem in praise of Writing
172
On laying out Gardenswhimsical Form of Yews Pope
173
On the Manners of the Bath Visitors Steele
174
On Boyles LectureDerhams PhysicoTheology
175
Three Letters intended for the Guardian Hughes
176

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Page 76 - And GOD said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life, neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies, but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment: Behold, I have done according to thy words : lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart, so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.
Page 272 - She openeth her mouth with wisdom ; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
Page 75 - Ask what I shall give thee. And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great kindness, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee ; and 'thou hast kept for him this great kindness, that thou hast given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day.
Page 271 - Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. ' ' The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.
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Page 97 - Upon their separating from one another into distant countries, they agreed to withdraw themselves punctually into their closets at a certain hour of the day, and to converse with one another by means of this their invention. Accordingly when they were some hundred miles asunder, each of them shut himself up in his closet at the time appointed, and immediately cast his eye upon his dial-plate.
Page 140 - Are brought ; and feel by turns the bitter change Of fierce extremes, extremes by change more fierce, From beds of raging fire to starve in ice Their soft ethereal warmth, and there to pine Immovable, infix'd, and frozen round, Periods of time ; thence hurried back to, fire.
Page 247 - Honour's a sacred tie, the law of kings, The noble mind's distinguishing perfection, That aids and strengthens virtue, where it meets her, And imitates her actions, where she is not : It ought not to be sported with.
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Page 272 - She looketh well to the ways of her household, And eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed ; Her husband also, and he praiseth her. Many daughters have done virtuously, But thou excellest them all.

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