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<£J)atttg* — Pope.
TN Faith and Hope the world will disagree,
But all mankind's concerned in Charity:
All must be false that thwart this one great end;
And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend.

<Sl)arttg* — Spenser.
Good is no good but if it be spend:
God giveth good for none other end.

ffifjatttg* — Byron.
The drying up a single tear has more
Of honest fame, than shedding seas of gore.

<2tf)at4tg* — Pope.
TS there a variance? enter but his door,

Balk'd are the courts, and contest is no more.
Despairing quacks with curses left the place,
And vile attorneys, now a useless race.

fflpatttg*— Cotton. "POSTHUMOUS Charities are the very essence of Selfishness, when bequeathed by those who, when alive, would part with nothing.

(£f)atttB» — Seneca. A PHYSICIAN is not angry at the intemperance of a mad patient, nor does he take it ill to be railed at by a man in a fever. Just so should a wise man treat all mankind, as a physician does his patient, and look upon them only as sick and extravagant.

(Sfjatttg* — Shakspeare.
Gently to hear, kindly to judge.

$ul)ltC (&§axitit8. Cotton. "DUBLIC Charities and benevolent Associations for the gratuitous Belief of every species of Distress, are peculiar to Christianity; no other system of civil or religious policy has originated them; they form its highest praise and characteristic feature.

Cf)e (&f)axUtan. ShaJcspeare.
TTE now, forsooth, takes on him to reform

Some certain edicts, and some strait decrees,
That lie too heavy on the Commonwealth:
Cries out upon abuses, seems to weep
Over his country's wrongs; and, by this Face,
This seeming Brow of Justice, did he win
The hearts of all that he did angle for.

ffifjaStttg* — ShaJcspeare.
The Heavens hold firm
The walls of thy dear Honour; keep unshak'd
That Temple, thy fair Mind.

Gtymt\\V.--Saville. A CLOSE Behaviour is the fittest to receive Virtue for its constant guest, because there, and there only, it can be secure. Proper Reserves are the outworks, and must never be deserted by those who intend to keep the place; they keep ofi" the possibilities not only of being taken, but of being attempted; and if a woman seeth danger, though at never so remote a distance, she is for that time to shorten her line of liberty. She, who will allow herself to go to the utmost extent of every thing that is lawful, is so very near going further, that those who lie at watch will begin to count upon her.

(&tyZXi\ilM%8. Pope.
"YA^HAT then remains, but well our power to use,

And keep Good Humour still, whate'er we lose?
And trust me, dear Good Humour can prevail,
When airs, and flights, and screams, and scolding fail;
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll;
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.

Cheerfulness—. Collins.

"AACHEN Cheerfulness, a nymph of healthiest hue,

Her bow across her shoulders flung,
Her buskins gemmed with morning dew,

Blew an inspiring air, that dale and thicket rung.

(£%mi\X\Xltm. Montaigne. The most manifest sign of Wisdom is continued Cheerfulness.

(!!f)eertUltieSS* — Lord Bolingbroke. T HAVE observed, that in comedies the best actor plays the droll, while some scrub rogue is made the fine gentleman or hero. Thus it is in the farce of Life,—wise men spend their time in Mirth, 'tis only fools who are serious.

(Kj)eerfulne00> —Steele.

QHEERFULNESS is always to be supported if a man is out of pain, but Mirth to a prudent man should always be accidental. It should naturally arise out of the occasion, and the occasion seldom be laid for it; for those tempers who want Mirth to be pleased, are like the constitutions which flag without the use of brandy. Therefore, I say, let your precept be, "be easy." That mind is dissolute and ungoverned, which must be hurried out of itself by loud laughter or sensual pleasure, or else be wholly in active.

dfwtfttfnegg* — Cotton.

QHEERFULNESS ought to be the viaticum vitse of their life to the old) age without Cheerfulness, is a Lapland winter without a sun; and this spirit of Cheerfulness should be encouraged in our youth, if we would wish to have the benefit of it in our old age; time will make a generous wine more mellow; but it will turn that which is early on the fret, to vinegar.

(RfymfulVLtm. Seneca. fTRUE Joy is a serene and sober motion: and they are miserably out, that take Laughing for rejoicing: the seat of it is within, and there is no Cheerfulness like the resolutions of a brave mind.

(Bfymf Ulne00* — Horace. HTHE Mind that is cheerful in its present state, will be averse to all solicitude as to the future, and will meet the bitter occurrences of Life with a placid Smile.

<&%mi\x\ntm.puny.

A S in our lives so also in our studies, it is most becoming and most wise, so to temper Gravity with Cheerfulness, that the former may not imbue our minds with Melancholy, nor the latter degenerate into Licentiousness.

©fjmf \Xlmm. Massinger.
Cheerful looks make every dish a feast,
And 'tis that crowns a welcome.

(&§mi\X\Xlt88.— Spenser.
A ND her against sweet Cheerfulnesse was placed,

Whose eyes like twinkling stars in evening cleare,
Were deckt with smyles, and all Sad Humors chased,
And darted forth Delights, the which her goodly grac'd.

®f)fttng» — Shakspeare.

Those, that do teach young babes,
Do it with gentle means, and easy tasks;
He might have Chid me so: for, in good faith,
I am a child to Chiding.

W$Z (ftfur&L— Byron.
THJT thou wilt burst this transient sleep,

And thou wilt wake, my Babe, to weep;
The tenant of a frail abode,
Thy tears must flow, as mine have flowed:
Beguil'd by follies every day,
Sorrow must wash the faults away,
And thou may'st wake perchance to prove
The pang of unrequited love.

Cfie tflJuttr Byron.

gWEET be thy cradled slumbers! O'er the sea,
And from the mountains where I now respire,
Fain would I waft such blessing upon thee,
As, with a sigh, I deem thou might'st have been to me!

Cf)e ffifjirtr, — Campbell.
T 0! at the couch where Infant Beauty sleeps,

Her silent watch the mournful Mother keeps:
She, while the lovely Babe unconscious lies,
Smiles on her slumbering Child with pensive eyes,
And weaves a song of melancholy joy—
"Sleep, image of thy father, sleep, my boy:
No lingering hour of sorrow shall be thine;
No sigh that rends thy Father's heart and mine;
Bright as his manly Sire the Son shall be
In form and soul; but, ah! more blessed than he!
Thy fame, thy worth, thy filial love, at last,
Shall soothe this aching heart for all the past—•
With many a smile my solitude repay,
And chase the world's ungenerous scorn away."

W$Z t&tyXiS.—Rogers.
'THE hour arrives, the moment wish'd and fear'd;

The Child is born, by many a pang endear'd.
And now the Mother's ear has caught his cry;
Oh grant the Cherub to her asking eye!
He comes . . . she clasps Kim. To her bosom press'd,
He drinks the balm of life, and drops to rest.

Cj)e dfjtltr. — Rogers.
Then, gathering round his bed, they climb to share
His kisses, and with gentle violence there,
Break in upon a dream not half so fair.

€J)e <&t)ilt!. Byron.
'TO aid thy Mind's Developments,—to watch

Thy Dawn of little Joys,—to sit and see
Almost thy very Growth,—to view thee catch
Knowledge of objects,—wonders yet to thee!
To hold thee lightly on a gentle knee,
And print on thy soft cheek a Parent's kiss;—

This, it should seem, was not reserved for me!
Yet this was in my nature:—as it is,
I know not what is there, yet something like to this.

<KfjtlJj)CI(rtU — Bishop Erie. A CHILD is man in a small letter, yet the best copy of Adam, before he tasted of Eve or the apple; and he is happy whose small practice in the world can only write his character. His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith, at length, it becomes a blurred note-book. He is purely happy, because he knows no evil, nor hath made means by sin to be acquainted with misery. He arrives not at the mischief of being wise, nor endures evils to come, by foreseeing them. He kisses and loves all, and, when the smart of the rod is past, smiles on his beater. The elder he grows, he is a stair lower from God. He is the Christian's example, and the old man's relapse; the one imitates his pureness, and the other falls into his simplicity. Could he put off his body with his little coat, he had got eternity without a burden, and exchanged but one heaven for another.

<&f\iVmm.—Byron.
Y^T a fine Family is a fine thing

(Provided they don't come in after dinner;)
'Tis beautiful to see a Matron bring

Her Children up, (if nursing them don't thin her.)

<Kf) tlbtett. — Byron.
He smiles, and sleeps!—sleep on
And smile, thou little, young Inheritor
Of a world scarce less young: sleep on, and smile!
Thine are the hours and days when both are cheering
And innocent!

ffifjtluTttt — Thomson.
T OOK here and weep with tenderness and transport

What is all tasteless luxury to this?
To these best joys, which holy Love bestows?
Oh Nature, parent Nature, thou alone
Art the true judge of what can make us happy.

Ol^tltrten Greviiu.

T HARDLY know so melancholy a reflection, as that Parents are necessarily the sole directors of the management of Children; whether they have, or have not, judgment, penetration, or taste, to perform the task.

(ttfjtUftttU-- Cicero. \\THAT gift has Providence bestowed on Man, that is so dear to him as his Children?

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