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P. 41, 1. 15. When lo! a sudden blast the vessel bleu, In a mountain-lake the agitations are often violent and momentary. The winds blow in gusts and eddies ; and the water no sooner swells, than it subsides.—See Bourn's Hist. of Westmoreland.
P. 42, l. 21. To what pure beings, in a nobler sphere, The several degrees of angels may probably have larger views, and some of them be endowed with capacities able to retain together, and constantly set before them as in one picture, all their past knowledge at once.—LOCKE.
Introduction-Ringing of bells in a neighbouring Village
on the Birth of an Heir-General Reflections on Human Life — The Subject proposed— Childhood— Youth Manhood-Love- Marriage-Domestic Happiness and Afliction—War-Peace—Civil Dissension — Retirement from active Life-Old Age and its Enjoyments— Conclusion.