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And oft at dawn, deep noon. or falling, eve,
By brooks and groves, in hollow whisp'ring gales,
Thy bounty shines in autumin unconfin'd,
And spreads a common feast for all that lives.
In winter awful thou ! with clouds and storms
Around thee thrown, tempest o'er tempest rollid,
Majestic darkness ! On the whirlwind's wing,
Riding sublime, Thou bidst the world adore ;
And humblest nature with thy northern blast.
· Mysterious round! what skill, what force divine,
Deep felt, in these appear ! a simple train,
Yet so delightful mix'd with such kind art,
Such beauty and beneficence combin'd;
Shade unperceiv'd so soft'ning into shade
And all so forming an harmonious whole,
That, as they still succeed, they ravish still,
But wand'ring oft, with brute unconscious gaze,
Man marks not thec, marks not the mighty hand,
That' ever busy, wheels the silent spheres ;
Works in the secret deep ; shoots streaming, thence
The fair profusion that o'erspreads the spring i
Flings from the sun direct the flaming day ;
Feedş ev'ry creature, hurls the tempest forth ;
And, as on earth this grateful change revolves,
With transport touches all the springs of life.

Nature attend ! join ev'ry living soul,
Beneath the spacious temple of the sky,
In adoration join ! and ardent, raise
One gen'ral song!
Ye, chief, for whom the whole création smiles,
At once the head, the heart, and tongue of all,
Crown the great hymn!
For me, when I forget the darling theme,
Whether the blossom blows; the summer ray
Russets the plain ; inspiring autumn gleams ;

winter rises in the black’ning ea:t;
be my tongue mute, may fancy paint no more,
And dead to joy, forget my heart to beat !

Should faie command me to the farthest verge Of the green earth, to listant barb'rous climes, Rivers unknown to song ; where first the sun Gilds Indian mountains, or his sellicg beam Flames o'er th Atlantic isles ; 'tis 'nought to me Since God is ever present, ever felt.


ine void waste as in the city full ;
nd where he vital breathes there must be joy:
Vhen ev'n at last the solemn hour shall come,

to future worlds,
ind wing my mystic eres with new pow'r's,

chectful will obey ;
Vill rismg wondens sing: I cannot go
Where UNIVERSAL LOVE not smiles around,
Susiaining all yon orbs, and all their suns ;
From seeming evil still educing good,
And better thence again, and better still,
In infinite progression. But I lose
Mysell in him, in light ineffable !
Come ihen, expressive silence, muse his praise.


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Narrative Pieces.
SETT. 1. No rank or possessions can make the guilty mird

2. Change of external condition often adverse to

3. Haman : or the misery of pride,
4. Orlegiul : or the vanigrof riches,
5. Lady Jane Grey,
6. The bill of science,
7. The journey of a day ; a picture of human life, 48


Didactic Pieces.
Sect. 1. The importance of a good education,

2. On gratitude,
On forgiveness,
4. Molives to the practice gof gentieness,
5, A suspicious temper the source of misers to

fi. Conforts of religida,
17. Difhdence of our abilities a mark of wisdom
8. On the importance of order in the distributches

our time,
9. The dignity of virtue amidst corrupt cxatzplus. .
10. The mortifications of vice greater than those of

11. Oo contentment,
12. Rank and ricies affe:d no ground for any's
13. Patience under provocations our interest as roll

as duty,
14. Moderation in our wishes recommended,
15. Omniscience and omni resence ni

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4. The misfortunes of tren mostly charge:


5. On disinterested friendship,

6. On the immortality of the soul,


Descriptive licces.
Creta i. The seasons,

The The cataract of Niaga ra, in Canada, N.America 3.
S.agrotto of Antiparos,

Ille grotto of Antiparos, continued,
5. Sarthquake at Catanea,

8. Creation,
7. On charity,
S. Prosperity is redoutled to a good man,
9. On the beauties of the plains,

10. Character of Alfred king of Englani ,

il. Character of Queen Elizabeth,

19. Onihe slavery of vices

13. The mail of integrity,

14. Oa gentleness,


Pathetic aięcese

CT 1. Trial and execution of the earl of Stafford,

2. An eminent instance of true fcrtitute of mind, I
3. The good man's comfort. in ailliction,
4. The cluse of life,
$. Exalted society and ile renewal of virtuous con-

6. The clemency and amiable character of the pe-

triarch Josep!!,

7. Allancnig




1. Derecritas ard lleraclius,

Monsius, Pythias, and Damon,

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