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LATE WILLIAM RUSSELL, · ESQUIRE.
REVISED AND EDITED, AGREEABLY TO HIS WISHES,
BY HIS FRIEND AND ADMIRER,
'Αλλά μάργον τι μοι δοκει ειναι, και ως αληθώς
Płat. Alcib. 2.
Temperat horis i
PRINTED FOR J. WASH BOURN AND SON;
Pious and amiable characters appearing on the stage of human life may be compared to those verdant spots which occasionally occur in the trackless extent of a sandy desert. They afford the traveller a most welcome resting-place, in which he
may take refreshment and find relief ; and, from which, having recruited his
strength and spirits, he may proceed with the greater ease on his dreary journey, and be the better enabled to accomplish the object which he has in contemplation. Were the deserts, which are found in the torrid regions of the earth, destitute of these refreshing verdures, it would be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to traverse more than some small angle of them; and even over inconsiderable tracts the wanderer might do irreparable injury to his health, and abridge the term in which