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PARAGRAPHS; OR SENTENCES IN CON-

TINUOUS DISCOURSE........ 196

An epigram on bad singers........... 204

A father's advice to his son.......... 204

A vehement attack on the alien and
sedition law

207

A legitimate British influence.. 208

A moral change allegorically descri-
bed ......

213
An exhibition of the evils of the press-
gang ....

221
An appeal to the bad passions repre-
hensible.......................

227

A two-fold peace ................... 229

A political pause.................... 248

An autumnal picture...

257

Abraham's intercession for Sodom 263

A sister's intercession ....

267

A political Jupiter usurping the pow-

ers of the whole Pantheon......... 270

Anecdotes..

273

A man who knew many things, but
nothing of law....

293
Anger incompatible with a spirit of
prayer.

311
A cause which is no cause; or bad
reasoning illustrated...

316
A part of Emmett's defence...

318

A ruling power within us evident, but

its nature unknown

320

A story loses nothing in its progress.. 326

Abuse of language .

338

A winter scene....

344
A curtain lecture of Mrs. Caudle ..... 354

Pago

tion ...

... 243

A hanılbill distributed through Boston, Men not always what they seem to be 260
on Monday, Feb. 6, 1775..
357 Music and love

264
A man of business on a question of Mexico at first seen by the Spaniards. 286
taste......
366 Miscellaneous extracts

314
Beauty: a frail possession...
210 Man made for labor

320
Boldness and perseverance in the cause Meyerbeer......

324
of justice only, commendable 245 No sorrow entirely without allevia-
Beauties of standard authors not al-

217
ways obvious at first .............. 340 New York as it was

247
Battle of Hohenlinden............... 352

as it is......

.... 249
Burning of the Fame......

359 Obligation of respect and affection for
Contentment in view of age...... 220 parents

291
Consequences of English friendship, Our wishes help to deceive us ....... 350

generosity, and kindness in India... 271 Perseverance and importunity in pray-
Christianity advancing
290 er commended

216
Caution should guide political innova Paul comparing himself with other
tion ...
.......... 310 teachers..

260
Cassio has lost his reputation........ 322

Perils of the desert.................. 268
Constantinople

....... 351

Power of music..................... 274
Conclusion

......... 373

Part of the defence of Paul at Jerusa-
Description of a sunset .............. 209

lem ......

275
Death of Altamont

..... 241 Pleasantry not incompatible with reli-
Dissatisfaction with the arrangements gion....

277
of Providence, rebuked

Planets and fixed stars .............. 359
Diversity of gifts, but the same end... 279 Profanity...

278
Design of the missionary enterprise 283 Preamble and resolution passed at Bos-
Dr. Samuel Johnson

292 ton on Friday, Dec. 30, 1774..... 370
Death, the friend of the good ........ 296 Ruth and Naomi....

269
Death rightly regarded, not an object Rienzi's address to the Romans

301
of dread ...

319 Retaliation as a principle of conducting
Dishonorable means to success never

war....

333
to be used ...
346 Rain in summer ........

371
Evils of the old confederation........ 214 Speech of Patrick Henry

251
Effects of justification by faith ....... 287 Sorrow for the dead

255
Equality of human condition ........ 341 Soliloquy of Peter Quince ........... 257
Fortitude under reverses a source of Soliloquy of Parolles

266
greatness and power ......

215 Solemn inipressions produced by a
Fame founded on lasting results, alone contemplation of the heavens...... 280
durable

219 Soliloquy of King Richard III. ....... 284
Fame, rather sought than enjoyed.... 235 Satirical pictures not injurious to mor-
Few and many stripes
274 als...

312
Folly of regretting the brevity of life Some must be greater, richer, wiser;
pleasantly exposed....

304 but therefore not necessarily happier
Fortitude of women under reverses of

than others...

394
fortune...
319 Satan's farewell and salutation

342
God only can satisfy and fill our affec Sympathy with

France and Bonaparte 207
tions
220 The speech of Brutus ..

196
How we should live.....

219 The influence of public opinion...... 198
Harsh names generally unjust ·

....... 278
The blind preacher

199
Hampden.....

292 The nature of true eloquence........ 202
Horatio announces to Hamlet the ap The fall of the oppressor a source of

pearance of his father's ghost.. 305 consolation to good men........... 203
Harvard College and the Ohio ...... 329 The moral state of a man between the
Humming-bird

368 conception and the commission of a
Iinportant results from the sufferings

crime ........

203
of the Pilgrims......

201 The States a barrier to consolidation.. 208
Ingratitude the canse of discontent... 203 The connection between goodness and
In what philosophy consists ..
204 happiness

210
Incidents of the sea................. 221

The resurrection of Lazarus......... 210
Influence of war......

227 The influence of elegant literature... 212
Immortality
231 The poor widow ....

212
Imagination the ruling faculty of the The value of public faith

215
lunatic, the lover and the poet..... 259 The influence of popular applause ..

214
Intimations of immortality...
288 The love of nature...

... 218
Influence of time in moderating grief.. 300 The advantages of a thorough educa-
If God be for you, fear nothing. .. 302 tion.....

217
Importance of action in oratory 328 The death of Hamilton..

223
Life, a river ....
279 The power of verse to perpetuate ....

224
Legal notices

335 The Pharisee and the Publican.. 22A
Leather-stocking on the prairie

..... 363

The existence of slavery inconsistent
Letter of Dr. Franklin

367

with our principles and institutions 225
369
The landing of the Pilgrims

226
Mingled emotions
213 The wrongs of America

228

233

Page

Page
Trust ja God commended and enjoin The greatest characters may derive
ed ..........

230 their chief lustre from a single act.. 281
The employment of informers destruc The Bible

282
tive to private happiness

232 “The Life of Johnson," and its au-
The spirit of independence

thor, Boswell

295
The survivors of the battle of Bunker The excesses of revolutions produced
Hill...

233
by previous oppression

297
Truth invincible if left to grapple with Thé advocates of Charles I. properly
falsehood on equal terms
23A chastised..

299
The results of free discussion....... 235 The child and the man............. 303
The death of Lefevre .......

235 The superior worldly advantages of
The Martyrs...

236 illiterate men, no ground for com-
The effects of an exaggerated estimate plaint

........... 308
of mankind.
238 The decalogue......

.... 327
The value of a book..........

238 The design of Bunker Hill monument
The fitness of Christianity to any stage in accordance with the principles
of society.....

239 and purest feelings of our nature... 339
The consolation of virtue in affic The ruined archangel ....

341
tion............

240

The only sufficient cause of war..... 342
The proper limits of benevolence..... 240 The murderer's hope of impunity, vain 347
The adaptation of the gospel to the The old oaken bucket.

349
wants of the unhappy..

243 Terrible overthrow of persecutors.... 352
The cruelty of the infidel............ 244 The dying Christian....

354
The sufferings of Huguenots..... 245 The shipwreck .....

358
The consequences of being too fond of Tom Flinter and his man............ 360
glory.
250 The dying alchemist ....

360
The stratagem of a thief ............

254

Virtue and piety are conformity to na-
The design of law

255
ture ..

231
The effects of Paul's preaching at Virtue can never be disgraced..
Ephesus
259 What constitutes a state

365
The designs of Cæsar inferred from the War, crime and tyranny at variance
character of his associates..

261
with nature

219
The designs of Cæsar inferred from his We should glory in the Redeemer.... 271
triumphs ..

262 Wisdom. in whatAt consists ........ 283
The approach to Palmyra ........... 264 Webster's reply to Hayne ........... 285
The Jew's defence....

266 William Pitt.......

............ 294
The influence of circumstances on our Weehawken

321
judgments ....

267 Why Greece and lonia relapsed into
The Christian on his way to heaven

barbarism ......

322
would have company ...

275 We should hope and trust, notwith-
To every man according to his advan-

standing the mysteries of Providence 337
tages.......
279 What is good.......

343
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