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LXXXIII. The anecdotes a so foets, who
LXXXVI. The folly of the Western harts of
To one must be contented to be out
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are treated in several farts of
Letter Page CII. The Chinese finilosofther begins to think of quitting England, . - . 123 CIII. The arts some make use of to affear learned, - - - - . 125 CIV. The intended coronation described, 128 CV. Funeral elegies written upon the Great, ridiculed. A shecimen of one, 135 CVI. The English too fond of believing every refort without examination. A story of an incendiary to this furfiose, - - - - 136 CVII. The utility and entertainment which might result from a journey into the East, - - - - 139 CVIII. The Chinese fihilosofther attempts to find out famous men, - - 1:43 CIX. Some frojects for introducing Msiatic employments into the courts of England, . - - - . 147 CX. On the different sects in England, farticularly Methodism, 15 A CXI. An election described, - - 155 CXII. A literary contest of great importance ; in which both sides fight by efigram, - - - . 159 CXIII. Against the marriage act. A fable, . 164 CXIV. On the danger of having too high an of inion of human nature, - 169 CXV. Whether * be a natural or setitious passion, . . . 17.3 CXVI. 4. city night-siece, . . . . .” CXVII on the meanness of the Dutch, at the court of Jahan, . . . . 180 CXVIII. On the distresses of the floor, exemsilified in the life of a frivate centinel, 183
On the absurdity of some late English
The irresolution of the English ac-
The manner of travellers in their
CITIZEN OF THE WORLD
FRIENDS IN THE EAST.
From Lien Chi Mitangi to Fum Hoam, first President of the Ceremonial Academy at Pekin, in China.
Not far from this city lives a poor tinker, who has educated seven sons, all at this very time in arms and fighting for their country, and what reward do you think has the tinker from the state for such important services 3 None in the world; his sons, when the war is over, may probably be whipt from parish to parish as vagabonds, and the old man, when past labour, may die a prisoner in some house of correction. Such a worthy subject in China would be held in universal reverence ; his services would be rewarded if not with dignities, at least with an exemption from labour; he would take the left hand at feasts, and darines themselves would be proud to show their sub mission. The English laws punish vice, the Chines laws do more, they reward virtue! - Considering the little encouragement given to matrimony here, I am not surprised at the discouragements given to propagation. Would you believe it.
my dear Fum Hoam, there are laws made, which Vol. IV. B