The life and adventures of Joe Thompson, written by himself [or rather by E. Kimber].

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Side 60 - Here will I hold. If there's a Power above us, — And that there is, all Nature cries aloud Through all her works, — He must delight in virtue; And that which He delights in must be happy.
Side 328 - Since every man who lives, is born to die, And none can boast sincere felicity, With equal mind, what happens, let us bear, Nor joy, nor grieve too much for things beyond our care.
Side 344 - Emily, ere day, Arose, and dress'd herself in rich array; Fresh as the month, and as the morning fair: Adown her shoulders fell her length of hair: A riband did the braided tresses bind, The rest was loose and wanton'd in the wind.
Side 280 - Man from Man: He claim'd no Title from Descent of Blood, But that which made him Noble, made him Good: Warm'd with more Particles of Heav'nly Flame, He wing'd his upward Flight, and soar'd to Fame ; The rest remain'd below, a Tribe without a Name. This Law, though Custom now diverts the Course, As Natures Institute, is yet in force; Uncancell'd, tho disus'd: And he whose Mind Is Vertuous, is alone of Noble Kind.
Side i - TO wake the foul by tender ftrokes of art, To raife the genius, and to mend the heart ; To make mankind, in confcious virtue bold, Live o'er each fcene, and be what they behold : For this the Tragic Mufe firft trod the ftage, 5 Commanding tears to ftream thro' ev'ry age ; Tyrants no more their favage nature kept, And foes to virtue wonder'd how they wept.
Side 279 - One pafte of flefh on all degrees beftow'd, And kneaded up alike with moiftning blood. The fame almighty pow'r infpir'd the frame With kindled life, and form'd the...

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