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......... Non de villis domibusve alienis,
Nec male necne lepos saltet; sed quod magis ad nos
Pertinet, et nescire malum est, agitamu Hon.

VOL. III.

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY SAMUEL F. BRADFORD, NO. 4, SOUTH THIRD
ST. AND JOHN CONRAD & co. No. 30, CHESNUT ST.

(TESSON AND LEE, PRINTERS.)

1803.

LENO

NEW YORK

NUMBER

LXXXII. Letter of Advice to a young Academic.

Characters of the Freethinker, Gamester,

Drunkard, Lounger, Wrangler, and o-

thers.

55

LXXXIII. On Alliteration. Ridiculous Affectation of

it in modern poets. Proposal for the Rhy-

mer's play-thing, or Poetaster's Horn-

book.

60

LXXXIV. On sea-officers. Their unpolished behaviour

on shore. Their contempt of new im-

provements in navigation. Of sea-chap-

lains.

66

LXXXV. Account of the Female Thermometer. Se-

cret Affections of Ladies discovered by it.

Experiments upon it, at the play-houses,

operas, masquerades, public gardens, and

other places.

71

LXXXVI. Letter from Orator Higgins, relating his pro-

gress in literature by studying in the public

76

LXXXVII. On Eating Character of Cramwell, and

his Eating Club.

81

LXXXVIII. On Ideal Happiness. Authors possessed

of it, especially Essay-writers. Mr. Town's

description of his study.

87

LXXXIX. On Fondness for Animals. Instances of it

in a visit to a lady. Absurdity of providing

for animals by Will.

92

XC. On Genius and Application. Hare and Tor-

toise, a Fable.

97

XCI. Letters containing the character of a notable

wife.

101

CXII. On Drinking. Characters of several hard

drinkers. Various effects of drinking.

Story of Addison and Steele. Evils re-

sulting from hard drinking.

107

CXIII. Of the Lottery. History of several adven-

turers,
who got the 10,0001,

113

XCIV. Mr. Town considered in a military capacity.

His articles of news, in the warlike style. 119

XCV. The Bride-Cake. A Vision.

124

XCVI. Letter, with a scheme for a Literary Regis-

ter office.

126

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