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Sent through the tray'ller's temples ! He that finds
up his dirty and dependent bread
Ambition, av'rice, penury incurr'd
That lean hard-handed Poverty inflicts
Oh thou, refort and mart of all the earth, Chequer'd with all complexions of mankind, And spotted with all crimes; in whom I see Much that I love, and more that I admire, And all that I abhor; thou freckled fair, That pleafest and yet shock’t me, I can laugh And I can weep, can hope, and can defpond, Feel wrath and pity, when I think on thee! Ten righteous would have fav'd a city once, And thou hast many righteous.-Well for theeThat falt preserves thee; more corrupted elfe, And therefore more obnoxious, at this hour, Than Sodom in her day had pow'r to be, For whom God heard his Abr’am plead in vain.
ARGUMENT OF THE FOURTH BOOK.
The post comes in. The news paper is read. The world
contemplated at a disance.--Address 10 Winter --The rural amusements of a winter evening compared with the fashionable ones.-- Address to evening.--A brown Audy.-Fall of snow in the evening.--The waggoner. -A poor family-piece.-The rural thief.- Public houses.--The multitude of them censured. The far. mer's daughter: what fee waswhat fee is.--The fimplicity of country manners almost loft.-Causes of the change.--Desertion of the country by the rich.“ Neglect of magistrates. The militia principally in fault.-The new recruit and his transformation.Refledion on bodies corporate. -The love of rural obječts natural to all, and never to be totally extinguished.
rede Hark! 'tis the twanging horn o'er yonder bridge,
That with its wearisome but needful length The feltrides the wintry flood, in which the moon
by i sees her unwrinkled face reflected bright ;-
News from all nations lumb’ring at his back.