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ARGUMENT OF THE SIXTH BOOK.

Bells at a distance.-Their effect. A fine noon in

winter.-A sheltered walk.- Meditation better than books.-Our familiarity with the course of nature makes it appear less wonderful than it is. The transformation that spring effects in a shrubbery described -A mistake concerning the course of nature corrected. God maintains it by an unremitted act.-The amusements fashionable at this hour of the day reproved.--Animals happy, a delightful sight --Origin of cruelty lo animals.--Thut it is a great crime proved from scripture.That proof illustrated by a tale.--A line drawn between the lawful and unlawful destruction of them. Their good and useful properties insisted on.- Apology for the encomiums bestowed by the author on animals. -Instances of man's extravagant praise of man.The groans of the creation shall have an end.-A view taken of the restoration of all things.-An invocation and an invitation of him, who shall bring it to pass.The retired man vindicated from the charge of uselessness.---Conclusion,

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