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And liberty, and oft-times honour too,
Reflections suggested by the conclusion of the former
book.—Peace among the nations recommended on the ground of their common fellowship in sorrow.Prodigies enumerated-Sicilian earthquakes.--Man rendered obnoxious to these calamities ly sin.--God the agent in them.-The philosophy that stops at secondary causes reproved.-Our own late miscarriages accounted for.-Satirical notice taken of our trips to Fontainbleau.—But the pulpit, not satire, the proper engine of reformation.—The Reverend Advertiser of engraved sermons.- Petit-maitre par. son.—The good preacher.—Pictures of a theatrical clerical coxcomb.-Story-tellers and jesters in the pulpit reproved. — Apostrophe to popular applause. -Retailers of ancient philosophy expostulated with. -Sum of the whole matter. - Effects of sacerdotal mismanagement on the laity—Their folly and ex. travagance.--The mischiefs of profusión.---Profusion itself, with all its consequent evils, ascribed, as to its principal cause, to the want of discipline in the universities.