The British Palladium: Or, Annual Miscellany of Literature and Science for the Year ..., Volume 3

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D. Steel., 1753 - Almanacs, English
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Page 14 - Two principles in human nature reign; Self-love, to urge, and reason, to restrain; Nor this a good, nor that a bad we call, Each works its end, to move or govern all: And to their proper operation still Ascribe all good; to their improper, ill.
Page 51 - Point ; which is this, that it is worfe taken if a Man pays in more than his Proportion, than if he had not contributed his full Quota, provided he be not too far deficient : For the Prevention of which, let us have Horace's Caution continually in our Eye, The indifcrtet iiiith blind A'verjton run Into one fault, tahen they another jhun.
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