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the ref of the world. Let not our advantages, fingularity and dilimilar apparei be splendid or shewy, nor yet manners will entirely seclude us. Let mean or fordid. Let not our plate us beware, left those peculiarities by be embossed with gold; but let us not which we hope to excite the admiraimagine, that the mere want of such ton, lhould expose us to the ridicule expensive plate is a sufficient proof of and aversion, of mankind. our frugalicy. Let us endeavour to Our object is to live according to live a better life, not merely a life nature ; but to torture oar bodies, to contrary to that of the vulgar; other- abhor cleanliness in our persons, when wise, instead of conciliating the fa- attended with no trouble, or to affect vour of those whom we wish to re a cynical filthiness in our food; this form, we shall excite their averson, sure is living contrary to nature. As and drive them from our company; it is a mark of luxury to hunt after we shall also deter them from imitat- delicacies, to reject the common uning us in any thing, when they are expensive comforts of life is a degree afraid that they are to imitate us in of madness. Our stoic philosophy reevery thing.

quires us to be frugal, not to mortify The first advantages which philo- ourselves; but there is such a thing sophy promises are, a juft sense of the as an elegant frugality. This mocommon rights of mankind, humanity, deration is what I would recomand a fociable disposition; from which mend.'

An Account of Hedsor LODGE, in Buckinghamshire, the Seat of

Lord Boston.

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Edsor Lodge, the elegant seat How often upon yon eminence our pace

of the right honourable Frede. Has Nacken'd to a pause, and we have borne ric Irby, lord Boston, is delightfully The rufling wind, scarce conscious that it

blew, fituated in a village of the fame

While admiration feeding at the eye, name, between Maidenhead and Beaconsfield. It is feated on a lofty emi. Thence with what pleasure have we just

And till unsated, dwelt upon the scene. nepce on the banks of the river discern'd Thames, to the north of Cliefden The distant plough now moving, and be. House and Taploe. The grounds are

fide formed by nature into high floping His lab’ring team, that fwervid nortom hills and deep vallies, with a

the track,

great variety of wood well dillributed. The The sturdy swain diminishi’d to a boy! declivities of the hills, toward the Here Thames, now winding through a

level plain welt, are steep; and, in the south, of spacious meads with cattle sprinkled near the Thames, is a chalky pre

o'er, cipice, whence the ground rises boldly Conducts the eye along his finuous course, to the summit, on which this noble Delighted mansion appears conspicuous. The While far beyond, and overthwart the views from this are extensive, the

strean, eye ranging over a large tract of That as with molten glass inlays the vale, country, enriched by villages, seats, The floping land recedes into the clouds; and a variety of other scenery. Fertile Of hedge-row beauties numberlels, square

Displaying on its varying side the grace meadows, through which the river

tow'r, glides

, occupy the space between; Tall spire, from which the found of cheerand the hills on the west, gradually

ful bells diminishing, seem to vanish into the Just undulates upon the liftning ear; horizon. These remind one of the Groves, heaths, and smoking villages repoet's rural walk :

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Greatejl, Leafl, and Mean State of the BAROMETER, THERMOMETER,

and HYGROMETER, in the Year 1793.

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OBSERVATIONS on the Diseases in December 1793. THE HE {mallpox continued to prevail very much in the beginning of the

month, but in a much milder form; the puftules were in general distinct, and though the weather was warm for the leason of the year, yet the putrid and malignant symptoms had nearly disappeared: toward the latter part of the month, it became much less frequent. All the discales of the last month had a putrid tendency, which was not the case in this : quite at its close truly inflammatory diseases began to occur, such as pleurisies, with acute rheumatism; rheumatic affections were indeed common in the carly part of the month, but they were unaccompanied with fever, and were more generally confined to the head and face : warmth, with the application of bliiters behind the ears, proved in general the belt remedies. Apoplexies were rather frequent, and likewise paralytic atfections, which proved in many instances fatal to such as were advanced in years, or who had been fabject to former attacks. The scarlet fever was still occasionally met with, as were the mealles, bat both were very mild, and required liile all stance from medicine. Alhmatic people began to feel the change of the frainn; and persons in general labouring under diseases of the lungs, experienced ail aggravation of all their fympions.

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