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no oBicer was so well acquainted with withstand the temptation, and assert
'the routine of naval affairs. Three tlieir own unbiassed opinions ; in short,
years aso, while first lord of th« admi- the men who had inftuenca entmgh to
jalty, &e earl made aii extensive cir- frustrate the noble adKural's desigsi of
euit,aiKl personally inspected all the prin- obtaining a gpeat victory^ without apiU-
^pal dock-yards in the kingdom, inves- ing our blood, wiU, it unresistedy not
tigatin^tlieir management with the most iail .to encrease our darker, as they ck-
scruti nixing eye, and remedying many haust our meana. Under thdrguidavoe
of their evils on the spot ; and, as far Jmd their purposes, it appears chat im^-
Jl» possible, preventing the recurrence thin^ les« tWd an interposition of H«%-
of similar abuses. It waa from thisjtt- ven m our favour^ can save us; and it
■curate survey, .that this venerable peer behoves the sensible among us to it^
and warrior sketched the most judicious flect^ whether our individual anUa*-

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tt■Ba^ ctinduct can entitle us to look prooustagofilcerin theoaiy; and who

fi>r, and expect, such. a divine agency ii| was aa much beloved by diose who

9ur favour. knew h^m, as his death is regretted by

Besides the mortification the noble all who set a proper value on modesty

uA has met with in his ministerial ca-* and rising merit. . The earl, we are

picity» he has lately experienced two glad to learn, has» in a great measure,

ixiqnrable losses in his . family. The transferred his affection and care to th^

Usl was ot his nephew and heir, a vecy brother of die late Captain Jervis. .


THOUGHTS ON flBOUCTioN. guided by the Same laws that rcgiilalc

LETTEB ii._ society in general. The matrunonial

Nulla repanbilii arte con tract is mutiial ; and a failure oa

ten pudicitia est. Ovidii Epist. v. 103. eitlier side is equally a ^violatioh of

TQtluEdiior<ft/K Vnivtrsal Mag. faiil*.^?*"! » b'^<!'» of tl>e coufisde-

51, ° racy. Having made these pmimuous

'. IT wool4 be a work of iupereroga- observation.., I shall proceed to shew,

tin to ooodemn either with the t^- ^f v»ell as I 'am able, that all ^e» of

■ente chastity of morality, or the *['« ^'P^^^^ ^f^ agreed in holding up

^itdentia weite" of satire, ^ vice. *'* «" *» detestation, because thu

vhicb both in (tie letter of the law, unaBimity does, m reality, appear to

ud in die tablet of tlieJieart, has ™« *«> pronounce the voicerfnature,

been stigmatized by aU nations, as the ^°<> J*? g|'^<» '?,.M** 8^"! "' a«scree rf

(Ottiy Sf puWic happiness, aod the nwnk'nd. With r^rd to the /ew-s.

poisod of private comfort. When a adultery was death to boUi parties by

Wnan, indeed, can prevail with her- *« consutution •• aud as we all know

irif (» set aside her coWienceand her ^^^ God was their Wislator, we ma/

Jwooor. to rush through her natural rest assured that the punishment is

modest*, and the resermhiess of her unobjationable. and omnipotent.-.
education; to let loose the reins of ^^, '^ ^r'^er observed, that this pe-

iKseretionupon herftncy, and, ip one "«^y ^^^^ •«" peailmr to any circun*:

*ord. to Ascard-all those maxims, stances of the Jewtsh state : There m

which are the bestsafeguardof female "«> >)ng typical hr faguranve ift itj—

reputation, I cannot but seriously ""tij'ng particular as to Uie time,

thrnk that she -has widely deviated '•""."'O'. ^"r "eighbourbood of that

ftom what God in hb goodness ori- "«"""• ^'V/ c.rcumstaiu e, I think,

ginaUy made her. This, perhaps, will <^learly mamtesU that, the ground of

«r:itc all your readers as a plain, im- 5^/ '^^ was meant to bd penjetual.—

mutable tith: but it las been said, Moreover, tliat die sin might not (

rith some plausibility, that widi t*-' "=«P« (o"" «^Pt of Droof* there was a

^rd to the consequences of adultery, ""l^cle appointed for the discovery

MehUme can ^tach opoii die male ^^ "•* ^PO" ^V «^V}^on of such

lex: that when a woman ikves per- f case, the waters of jealousy were

Moos, themtsfortune is incorporated '« '^ drunk, and tiius the matter

*ith the blo0d of dw fiimify-die would evenOMlIy be detected. Preyi-

adaltetous brood are fed upbn the ously to diis test, the wife wasobhg-

fcosbadd; but when he goes astray, ^. ""* ^ hold any corresDwideoce

the wife can lay no claim to such >'"^/. l*'Tr '^^ h^ixoA hadob-

grestdamffies, or such gross mischief; JfCtedto.^andif, after this admonition,

aid that wniquendylie may be ex- ?»>.« *as found to converse orivately

tiiiDted. in some degr4 from adhering ^lUi soch a person, die tnaJ above-

totherigid rules 0? female discipline. « » tv •• «« jt

• -Id my opinion. Sir, exemption from . *£" °*"'- «"• ^^■??^^- ««• «0-

vittueiktlleprtvilegeofabrate; and According to Philo and some

» marriage aeates a peculiar and in- "^ '^"^^^^^ P *^ aduKcryberore

OMimunicable fnentUhip, libert,' is "V^J,'" '^ D«:»lo|»=- .^t?

Mmoretobeentaileilupondiehus- f"t ,^"'k5?"/'r ''* ^^ "^ " "**'•

band than the wife: diey live under Vol. I, p. 676 foLo.

die same duties of religion, and are - f Numbers v. 12, 13, \i, &c.

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200 thmghrs <m SeAicHm.

inentfoned vag«to pas*? xipon her.* a simple drath ; but it wis ififlieli^
In sucb a nianncr was this crime pu- by the aniputation of ihe sinfbl iii*
nished by the Jewihh law, and if we strument, or the insertion oi dbatp
come on forther, we shall find ali the reeds or tabes into the^cuesef most
terrors of the gospel drawn up against exquisite sensibility. He stretchrf
it. Our blessed Stnioiir, rfcounting to past, as well as tofuttire ofeieeiy
those things >*'hrch cfmt friym nithin, the operations of bis edicts, with tM
Qudd(fihthe wan, mentions /ornjVa- previous allowance of a shoFtmptte
Hrrns, adulteries and rtivrilers* At the mr repentance and pardon. The wis*
Council of Jerusalenn, in their letter, dom of Ati^iistus applied in amoie
ji^Wch runs in tlie name o( the Hol^ mild and mitigated oianner the aoi-
Uhost, adultery is one of those neces- madTerbion oi the laws to' this moral
sary things which the Gentiles were pestilence j and the guilty parties,
to abstain from ^ St Paul, in his after the payment of heavy ibrfeicure|
several letters, mentions the crime and fines, were* condemned to per*
with frequent and r^mphatical marks^ petual exile in two separate i&lands.
of abomination. He ranges it with* Religion, as 1 have before observed,
tlie worst of sins, and threatens it in her goodness aod inEtpartialitf,
with the deepest vengeance.^ After pronounces an eoual censure against
the intioduction of Christianity into the infidelity of tne husband; but as
£urDpc> the severest punishments it is not accompanied withtbesaow
^ere inflicted vipon adulteries. We^ civil etfects, and doois not ^ect the
find, by consultiiiff the precept of fame and the fortunes of bis &iaiiy to
Constantine the Great to Evagrius, the same, extent with the illicit in^
that this famous man punished tliem dulgences of a wife, the female oi^y,
with death II His sons and successors, according to the Augustan co4e, was
Constantine arni Constans, gave their never permitted to vindicate be|
judges strict injunction!; to bum all wrongs.^ Wkh n^gard to the £gypf
such criminals alive, or else to sew

them up in a sack with serpents, ancl can scarcely be excused by t^ purity of
bthc^r venomous reptiles, and then his motives for the cruelty of his pa«-
iirown them altogether. Ammianus cutions. I hvf^ not loom to leci^ any
Marcclliiius informs us, that in the of (hem; but lefer the claKical .cader it
reign of Valentinian, Cethegus, a Just. Nov. 77. 134. 141. Procoplus in
Roman senator, was prosecuted for Anecd* c. II. 16. widi the notes of
adultery, and lost his head.f The Alemannut. Vheop. p. 151. Ce^iieaiis.
Emperors Loo and Majorianus sof- p. 368. and Zonaras. lib. 14. p. 64.
tened the sentence to perpetual ba- * Undl .the publication tn the Julias
nishment, with'this conuition, that if Paulus of Schuhring, Ub* i\ tit. H,
Criminals of either sex venrured to re- ,c. 317. 3!!?3. it was affirmed and believed,
turn from their<?iemal exile, it woiild that the Julian laws punished adultciy
be lawful to kill them. But Justinian widi death ; and the ^aistake arose from
afterwai-dsrevlsedthecode with a pen th« fraud or^ error of Trcboniao. Yet
of severity, and the law made it X^ptius had suipected the truth from die
deatli to the adulterer.** Nor was it nairaiive of facitiu. See Ann. i, ^0.

aiid^. 24. and 4.4:1.
♦ See SeWen. Uxor. Ebraic. lib. 3. + Sevcrus, in cases of adultervy cott-
cap. 13. p. 287. ^^^ ^^ ^^ hQsbaikd the right of public

\ See Mark. vii. SI. )ind Acts. xv. 20*. accusation ; as any one may find^ vrho will
' ± See and read 1 Cor, vi. 9. 10. Gal. thiuk it worth his while to^coqsak Cod.
▼. 19. Kpbcs. V. 3, 5. \ 1 im. i. 9, 10. Just. I 9. tit9. leg. 1. '' N«c is diis
Heb. xiii. 4. Rev. xxi. 8 Rev. ii. 14,15. privilege unjust," says Mr. Gibboo, -

1 Cor. V. 10. to tbe cud. *' so different are the elfecu of male vbA

%'.T^t prrccpt is dated A. D. 326. female infidelity." Sec die IVdi Vol,

.'vee Cod. Just. Jib. 3. tit. Ad Leg. Jul. 4to. of his Hist. p. 407- I beg lea« to

de Adul. didifr from the historian, and entirely

Ij Sec Lib. 4th. Cod. Thcod. lib. 11. agr^ with the seotiments of Cato, as thejf

tit. 36. arc jrecordcd by Auius Gellius : la idul-

1 Amm. IMarccU. b/2fi. terio, uxojcmtuam »i deprepcndissc^, sine

**. Auibtn. Coll. S^.. tit. 17. c. 10. judicio impuue necares ; IIU tc, siadaU

Let mc observe, however, that Justinian tares, digito nou auderet cootiAgOK :^

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tes, DiodoitM SoihB informs us, (he rapes ofwomen^ ^fere levenffed
Aacinacajeofadttltery^themaawag by many bkxxly and cruel war*:—
basdiiadoed with a thousand blows, Herodotas says they gave rise to that
and the wotnan had her nose cut off.* constant enmity maintained between
And he goes on to say* that in the the countries of Greece and Asia, and
tarlier i^es of that government, un- which was never extinguished until
der Sesostria, several women were the sabjnfation of the latter.* In
tent alive for that, crime.f When Homer, we find Hector telling Paris,
itsramy eyes towards Greece, I find that his crime in stealing another
nch an admixture of vice and virtue, man*s wife deserved the punishment
ID nradi to approve, and so much to of being stoned to death. I will quote
eoodemn, socb vast varieties of woe yon the liiie, for it is very curious ;

fte sanction of an imperfect code of _ *^F^*^- ^^' ^'

Ws, and sometimes, on the other ^ere never were a more drunken,
band, snch splendid atchievments of Profligate, lascivious, and hatefiil as«-
firtne, ef bermsm, or of learning, sortment of people, than the gods
Hue I feel quite at a loss whether I ^^ figure tbroujrh the Iliad and
cm properly enter upon this part of Odyssey. These rich adulterers were
nysolnect, with feelings of disgust *<^f^^>a^ allowed to redeem tliem-
orgrat^cation. of applause or con^ »?^je8 with money, and hence the
deamation. We allfcnow, that dur« forbidden Qonimerc6 being detected
ii^ the heroic ages, adnltedes^ and p^tween Mars and Venus, these ce-
lestial worthies agree that he must
mfKJm etts See Aul. Gcli. Ub. 10. P^Y ^^» &ie to Yulcan.t On these
c $». £d. Lagdini, 1646. Haviag dnu occasions, too, it was custoipary for
Wombly mesciooed die name of Cato ^f^ ^f* father to return all the
iBcomiectiaB with diii lascivious inters* C'O wry he had received of the husbandL
isiine, I must add, diat thttc is a sen- *7-Hence Mulciber is introduced ag
anem ^ his leceided by Horace, ndier ^^eatening to secure both Mars an<l
•aieiiiifecciK and dbgraceful : I %nllpre4 Venus in chains, until that forfeiture
ttoc yoQ the wofds of the poet of Vt* was consummatpd*! Fabulous writers
aBnom :— • «Ave informed us, that Orion luiving

Qoidni nouis bono, cum exirai finaice, defiled Merope, bad his eyes put out
maete, oy CBnopion, the lady's tather.f

VmHteesto, iii^t,.seDteiiciadiaCatoiMi, A'^ Phoenix suffered the same pu-»
Nun nmul ae venat kmavit cetn libido Qishment, for defiling Clythia, his fii-
MKjwreaes Kquumeitdescendere^-^ ^er's coacabine.|| At Gortyn, in
Lib. I. Sat. 2. V. 31. Crete, there was a most singular me*
* Bibtiotb. lib. 1. cha. S8. thod of st^matizing with infiimy, all

t Ibid. c. 59. those who were taken, in this moral

i I wHI befc take die liberty of ob*. delinquencv.f If any credit can be
nnng, oaceferaU, diat whatever other gj^^^ to Heraclides, the cruel pu-
oron yoor claMical leaden may discover, nishmeiit of Archon to his daught^,
Aey wiU not be able to impeach die accu- Limone, seems to argue the arbitrary
iKy of die tefincDc^ coatained in these nature <^ the Athenian laws on this
hticn: Fertbev, at IsMt, and for the point.** But I must break otf here
|»tieot penevcntace wiUi which I have abruptly, andap<^ogise for the length
teaaaincd ha», that on any odier subject

«f Ictt importance would have been silly * 'The beginning of t)ie fisst bddk of
nd npcriooui, I expect, and without ^^'• Ifycophron, exactly agrees with the
faoity, their sdFr^es and applawe :— historian. See Cassandra, ver. 1?91.
Cam eniai jiidicti acumen, et logenii feli- t See Odvss. 6. v. 329. et se^.

oinem imntiMiini ia alio agooscamiis^ ^ V. 417. etseq.

Hoice Isboris laodem, .qac solum in- $ See Nau. com. MyduAog. Serv. itf
yria et p ati entia, aut somanum memo- -^n. and Apollo, lib. 3.
iiOh<)aidttDcoiiitat,ficile nuhi concessmn tt See Cassandra of Lycophron. v. 421.
jnaugnwr. See Professor Ponon*s if- t See Calius. Rhodcgmus. lib. 21^
■Mi^ note on ver. 139. of bis oditioB c. 45.
oftbeMedca. ** Heraclides de PoCt. A<1mb*

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1)02, On the Advantage^ and Diiadvcmiagei of a Besidence m the CWiiir).

ofmyletter, ifthat, indp€d>be notal- not in the realms whidi he
ready done, by the importance of the presumed to euter *' an uob '
subject that it embraces. guest. "

Gau w T NoTEG OB B . But the majority of persons j

Oxford, May 27, I805. happiuessin rustic seclusion, i

ditterent description : the merd

ov THE ADVANTAGES AND DI8AD* growQ tich bv Darter^ and the soi

VANTAGES OF A BBsiDENCB IN THE laden With the gems aiid blood J

COUNTRY. eastern region!* — tiiese have as is

To the Editor f of the Universal Mag, taken an idea of the couiitrv ta i

^lu, youtbUd enthusiast. The colours a

WtLVT happiness am f to expect as false, though less vivid. Faiif
fron^ an exchanjje of a city life, its by business, they believe idlr
noise and dissipation, for the tranquil must be luxury. TWy have pn
i»renes of rural retirement ? is a aues- the gay world fertik in knavery,
•tjon that per|x?turflly occurs to a largje fondly imaguie the recl\i:»e pre
part €i the commutiily. An exami- an opposite. Trace them to n
nation of the query can scarcely fail, ment: the exbaitsled eye reposes <
therefore, to excite some considerable the still harmony around ; aod
portion of interest. term all is tranquillity and J

The romantic have not been more Bm^ the powers of cootiast soon i
sedulous in decking the shades of The tints of rural scenery, too
^storal seclusion with charms and cate to dazzle, shortly rade,
advantages, than our moral essayists sent iment preserve thetr beings
4n |xniriraying the opi)pessiv'e evils of enriched man of the world has 1
village retirement. Johnson lends the engaged in.pursuitjj very diffa
Way, with a terrific account o< a tem- from such as. discJose tlie beauues^
plar that sougi it felicity amidst hills nature, and the ph'dosophv o£
«nd valleys, and found the inhabitants oeconomy.^ He is too old^ to I
. «> far remote from innocence and too mucn the child of habit to bi
rfmplicity, that he was cajoled into tlie favoured pupil of nature,
the purdiase of a bHiid horse, which customed to exertion, indolence is j
threw him, alas ! while surrounded supportable. Jul vain every
by an elysium of scenery, into a ditch, pleasure tries its influence. Toe i
dangerous and rmiddy, in spite of its ners of those who mix io the enJA
rusticity. Knox follows, with a piteous ment are offensive i and our delud
detail oY orchard robberie's, rural st^an- merchant perceives, too late, that
dal, and persecuting tythe-calherers. has not brought a palate to the pasta
—More serious objections, however, feast. For relief lie flies lo seo:»uaiity|
fvrur, which they nave ojnitted, ana or dwindles, by degrees, to a state <
numerous favourable circumstances vapid insipidity,
which they have neglected to spe- The retirement of tlie country is
rify. esteemed peculiarly desirable to tbe

* ^uch various motives actuate the man of letters. The soothing peace*
drlierent votaries of rural felicity, fulness of rural scenery b assuredly
that a hafity solution of our enquiry is favourable to a philosophic calmness
Unattainable. The ardent and the of mind, and the urtvacy of an eremite
y(nithful, fresh from the [^oets, and is readily attainaole iu a sequestered
Ignorant of mankind, pen( il a fasi^i- village ; out Iidoubt whether our &tu>
iliating picture of hallowed woodlands, dent will not findliis mental repoje
deified streams, and smiling meadows, too absolute. I'he exhaa<tt)on of' li-
^^er these, they jxwsibly describe the terary labour requires a })erpetual sti-
fantastic revelry of Oberon and liis mulus. In the country all mvites to
train ;— Kind when mere human sub- indolence, llie silent operations of
iects are necessary to the design, it is vegetable nature «eem to discounte-
a chance if they are not imagined with Jiance bustle and hurry. No coo-
crooks in their hands. That these are temporary exertions . a waken emula*
the vi-ions of fancy alone is etidt-nt 5 tion. The voice of applause sinks to
^ let not tlie disappointed visionary a murmur before it reaches the shades
i\y from tlte plains m diss^ust. Tlie c^ rural life. The .bow relaxes, and
fault -liei in his heated iiuagliiatjoD, all vigour flies fjrom the string.

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' In vain the vatsfty of the muse*, ance to ct)unteract the jptent brine of
Mated on the brow of the mountain, tedium and satiety. This auxiliary
or in the shade of the vale, seeks to dispelled ail sort of chagrin, at the
express the big ieelings that swell iii abseiTce of public entertainments.^-
his bosom. Tlie presence of the ad- The music of a new opera was easily
mired object restrains the excursions procured, and fancy soon pictured the
€£ fancy ; but when the poet muses Imstle, the slpplause, and the ditter of
amid the discordant uproar of the a crowded audience. In short, he
dty, ima^nation Aes to the contrary enjoyed the exhibition, without ex*
scenes of pastoral simplicity : the pence or inconvenience. Poetry, and
powers of poetry are now joined to the lighter speculations of philosophy,
ihe feelings : the trembling fancy were too closely connected with the
chalks out the flow of the cataract, circumstances of his residence to be
the awful gloom of tlie forest, and neglectt^. and these tbrhied a per*
fasstowsnew splendour on the mellow petual fund of recreation. Astronomy
rays of the setting sun 5 and what elevated his imagination ; and fresn
ibe delineates, liVes rn rapturous pleasures continually arose from an
>erse. I should ent:^tain no very attention to the simple, but sublime
high opinion of that miu's judgment, movements of nature, in e\i*r>' par-
who did not fix his residence in a po» ticular of the vegetable kingdom, from
pnkxis city, if he wished to describe the road-side daisy to the wonders of
witii enthusiasm, a favourite s^ot in the forest.

Korth Wales. By thi&littleoutline, I would n>epely

To whom then, it will be asked, wish to enforce the persuasion that an
ii the country desirable as a residence, exfrcise of wind is necessary to the
in pc^Rt of rational enjoyment f To full enjoyment of rural life. There-
this, I reply, by venturing to mention fined skill of a practitioner may not be
my friend, the pleasant, happy, and attainable to all; but all may encou-
sociable Lothario — who has long re» raee a relish for those arts which em.
•ided in an obscm^ part of the coon* beilish and digniftr rational retire-
tiy, with increasing satiiifaction^ it ment. To paint a landscape with tha
was the happy lot of this gentleman geuius of a Loutheirbour?^ is the pri-
lo be denied that superfluous shiire of vilege of few indeed, but all may
wealth that tenapts to the errors of eaten a 'sjwrk from the flame, and by
hixury. He was trained to a profes- analyzing the principles of pictorial '
sionwhichhepractised with credit tor harmony, learn to estimate duly th#
icimefew years, and then retired to a displays of rural scenery, which gather
cottage, whidibe improved with con- fresh attractions tor the observant eye
liderahle taste. Finair\g the charms from every change of season. I'o
of novelty to be short-iivdd—- that the such, no prospect can «ver cloy, on
spread of^scenery was not so forcibly repetition ; ior it will be a picture
captivating after the first few weeks, wliose tints are perpetually var) ing.
aod that continued seclusion must be — On comparing the inhabitants of a
parefisUy managed, to be rendered so smiling country, with the nymphs and
greata olesbing as some imagine, he swains described in the Vi.^ions of
applied to the arts, for aid against the poetry, the mind turns disgusted
enervating powers of solitude. His from the examination i—here our
pencil conjured up a flesh elysium, amateur finds the excellency of his
when ikmiiiar scenes tailed to attract ; study, for he views tlje labourers bu-
and, by studying the principles of the sied in the fields around a village,
picturesque, he daify became a naore merely as the living subjects, in a pic-
ardent admirer of the beauties of na- ture, with the gross feeJings of whom
tare. The most ccnnmon object con- he has no manner of intercourse,
tained delight for him. The moon An attention to the ojHjratipns of
n-bich merely lighiedlus more c^ulent nature will never foil to expand the
neighbours, from tlie country assem- sentiments, and enliven the inia«;i-
bly, presented to his eye all object of nation. The mere country 'squire,
awful grandeur, as she glittered or purse-proud country justice, tiijda
through tlie cliimp of pines, or no enjoyment in treadnig the path*
Wdly surmounted the heavy cloujs of to which- he is accustomed, though
cyeuuig. Mu^ic^ too^ Ic .^ its ^uiMi-^ spring lavish her liea^ures at ha fc^t.

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^-Of what fliqwrior advanti^e m the mind of what is recorded ia tcriptaie
country U> these mea ? Such are the of similar sacrifices ofiered ia Canaaa
persons who term a cQUDdy life dull, and the oountries adjacent. The
' without a gay and convivial neigh- ph^e was not, however, stopped by
bourhood. Cheerful society is ever these wicked acts ; and the aty sooa
desirable ; but let uo man look for after became a pr^ to civil ttassra?
contentinvillage retirement, who has tions. Six years after, their genenl
not learned, or is not willing to ac- is defeated m an attempt against Sar*
quire, the art of exercising his facol* dinia, and the stupid i^ovenimeBt
ties so as "never to be less fii^pe than proscribes the return of him and his
cc/Am alone.*' army, who obtains by force what was

For him natiue spreads her inex- not rranted to their entreaties. The
haustible stores of speculation^ in all dty is besieged by the retoraingani^,
the thousand forms of simple beauty, taken, and several of its seoatore pat
wheresoever he bends his way. — .to death. The practice of sacrificuw
" God made the country, and man children subsisted for a great fei^
thb town," says the didactic poet— of time, though it recdved a check
According to this impressive axiom, from an insertion in the ftrea^ of
the man who directs bis pursuiu, so peace between the Carthi^inkuB and
as to extract pleasure fiom the tran- Gelon of Sicily, that no more hinaa

guil exhibitions of nature, needs not stKnfices should be offered to Satan*
esitate in giving a preference to rural The savage superstitkin of Carthage,
•eclusion. While persons, those of however, revived, and it did not
uncultivated feelitigis, sink in retire- totirely cease, till the proconsul,

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