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ARGUMENT OF THE FIFTH BOOK.
A frosty morning.—The foddering of cattle.—The woodman and his dog.—The poultry.—Whimsical effects of frost at a waterfall.—The Empress of Russia's palace of ice.—Amusements of monarchs.—War, one of them.— Wars, whence. —And whence monarchy.—The evils of it.—English and French loyalty contrasted.—The Bastille, and a prisoner there.—Liberty the chief recommendation of this country.—Modern patriotism questionable, and why.—The perishable nature of the best human institutions.—Spiritual liberty not perishable.—The slavish state of man by nature.—Deliver him, Deist, if you can.—Grace must do it.—The respective merits of patriots and martyrs stated.—Their different treatment.—Happyfreedom of the man whom grace makesfree.—His relish of the works of God.—Address to the Creator.
THE WINTER MORNING WALK.
Tis morning; and the sun, with ruddy orb
Provokes me to a smile. With eye askance