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So water trembling in a polish'd vase,
Reflects the beam that plays upon its face,
The sportive light, uncertain where it falls,
Now strikes the roof, now flashes on the walls.

THE FOURTH EDITION.

LONDON:
Printed for J, JOHNSON, No. 72, St. Paul's Church Yard.

M. DCC, L XXXVIII,

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C ο Ν Τ Ε Ν Τ S.

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TABLE TALK
Progress of Error

41 Truth

73 Expoftulation

103 Hope

110 Charity

180
Conversation
Retirement
The Doves

299 A Fable

302 A Comparison

304 Verses supposed to be written ly Alexander

Selkirk, during his folitary Abode in the
Isand of Juan Fernandes

306 On the Promotion of EDWARD THURLOW,

Esq. to the Lord High Chancellorship of England 309 Ode to Peace

310 Human Frailty

311 The Modern Patriot

313 On observing fome Nomes of little Note recorded in the BIOGRAPHIA BRITANNICA

314 Report of an adjudged Case not to be found in any of the Books

315

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Si te fortè meæ gravis uret sarcina charte
Abjicito.

Hor. Lib. I. Epist. 13.

' You

A. OU told me, I remember, glory built

On felfish principles, is shame and guilt ;
The deeds that men admire as half divine,
Stark naught, because corrupt in their design.
Strange doctrine this! that without scruple tears
The laurel that the very lightning spares,
VOL. I.
B

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