The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Том 1

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Great Fire of London from Evelyns Memoirs 85 Notice of John Évelyn Esq
Unfading Beauty by Thomas Carew Esq Notice of the author
deathbed ib his character 112 On Seriousness in Religion Seriousness the first requisite in religion 112thoughtless
Penns Advice to his family Notice of the author
Early Virtue and Talent from Evelyns Memoirs 140 Account of his son Richard
The Cotters Saturday Night by Burns Extracts from 145notice of Burns
Conversation on the Times between Colonel English and Corporal Kent
Twelve true old Golden Rules from the Reports of the Society for Bettering the Con dition of the Poor
Bees Anecdotes of their instinct and sagacity
Morning Hymn Notice of John Milton 199 Stanzas
Mary Williams a tale
Account of the celebrated slide of Alpnach constructed by M Rupp on Mount Pilatus
Notice of John Clare abridged from the Quarterly Review
Lectures on the Bible Lecture V New Testament account of the several Books
Dialogues between Eusebius and Alciphron Dialogue II Revelation supported
Naval Victories No II Battle off Cape St Vincent 283gallantry of Nelson
The Horse Extracts from Scripture descriptive of 292no animal equal in utility
The Three Warnings by Mrs Thrale
Dialogues between Eusebius and Alciphron Dialogue III The Christian dispensa
On Drunkenness from Archdeacon Paley Bad effects of dronkenness 924danger
On Criminal Judicature in England from De Lolme Notice of De Lolme 927
On the Circumstances which promoted Commerce Manufactures and the Arts in Modern
My Native Land by Scott

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