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To feel, and courage to redress her wrongs;
To monarchs dignity; to judges fense;
To me an unambitious mind, content
Found here that leifure and that ease I wifh'd.
ARGUMENT OF THE FIFTH BOOK,
A frosty morning.-The foddering of cattle.-The woodman and his dog.-The poultry.-Whimsical effects of froft at a waterfall.-The Empress of Ruffia's palace of ice.-Amusements of monarchs,-War, one of them. -Wars, whence-And whence monarchy.-The evils of it.-English and French loyalty contrafted.-The Baftille, and a prifoner there.-Liberty the chief recommendation of this country.-Modern patriotism queftionable, and why.-The perifhable nature of the best human inftitutions.-Spiritual liberty not perishable.The flavish state of man by nature.-Deliver him, Deift, if you can. Grace must do it.-The respective merits of patriots and martyrs ftated.-Their different treatment.-Happy freedom of the man whom grace makes free.-His relifh of the works of God.-Address to the Creator.
THE WINTER MORNING WALK.
'Tis morning; and the fun, with ruddy orb Afcending, fires th' horizon; while the clouds, That crowd away before the driving wind, More ardent as the difk emerges more,
Refemble most some city in a blaze,
Seen through the leaflefs wood. His flanting ray
In fpite of gravity, and fage remark
That I myself am but a fleeting shade,