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MIRRO U R:
CHAIN of REFLECTIONS, Founded on True Moral Principles ;
WHERE IN ARE RULES laid down for the Conduct and
Economy of Life, for promoting true Happiness by the Regulation of the Paffions, and the Practice of every social Virtue.
BE I N G
WHERE IN The many Exceptions, so justly censured in the
Maxims of that celebrated French Moralist the Duke of Rochefoucault, are carefully avoided.
Homo qui erranti comiter monstrat viam,
L O N D ON:
TEMPLE - BAR.
EFLECTIONS of this nature,
founded on the true principles of Religion and Morality, are of such universal benefit to mankind, that they have been greatly favoured and encouraged by men of the most solid understandings and refined education, and often preferred before works of a more elaborate kind; and for this reason, that their excellence consists in a triteness of expression peculiarly adapted to this kind of writing; and have