The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's Edition, with Letters and Other Pieces Not Found in Any Previous Collection; and Macaulay's Essay on His Life and Works, Bind 5

G.P. Putnam & Company, 1854

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Will Honeycombs Account of the Siege of Hersberg and his Dreams
Defence and Happiness of a Married Life
On Conjurors and Revealers of Dreams
On party Lies
Will Honeycombs Proposal of a Fair for MarriageSale
of unmarried Women
On the Idea of the Supreme Being
On giving Advice
On vain Hopes of temporal ObjectsStory of Alnaschar
Meditation on Death a IIymn
On Extravagance in StorytellingEpitaph in Pancras
Criticisms on the SpectatorLetter on the Decay of the Club
Meditation on the Frame of the Human Body
Cures performed by the Spectator
On Reluctance to leave the World
Proposal for a new Club
Account of the Spectator opening his Mouth
On ConversationLetter by the Ambassador of Bantam
Endeavours of Mankind to get rid of their Burdens a Dream
The same concluded
Account of the Widows Club
On EgotismRetailers of old Jokes
On the Nature of Manof the Supreme Being
Method of Political Writers affecting Secrecy Specimen
Coffeehouse Conversation on the preceding PaperThe Whole Duty of Man turned into a Libel a
On Drunkenness
Advantages of seeking the Protection of the Supreme Being
Advantages of Content
The present Life preparatory to the Happiness of Eter nity
On Singularity the Dread and Affectation of it
On the Itch of Writing
Duty of being usefully employedon Planting
Story of Hilpa
The same concluded
On Eternity
Dramatic ImprovementsCriticisms
On a merry and serious Cast of Temper
Various Opinions of Future Happiness

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Side 467 - Then they cry unto the Lord in their trouble, and he bringeth them out of their distresses. He maketh the storm a calm, so that the waves thereof are still. Then are they glad because they be quiet ; so he bringeth them unto their desired haven.
Side 435 - I have set the Lord always before me: Because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: My flesh also shall rest in hope. For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell ; l Neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. Thou wilt show me the path of life: In thy presence is fulness of joy ; At thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Side 58 - OF man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly Muse...
Side 92 - Awake, My fairest, my espoused, my latest found, Heaven's last best gift, my ever new delight ! Awake : the morning shines, and the fresh field Calls us; we lose the prime, to mark how spring Our tended plants, how blows the citron grove, What drops the myrrh, and what the balmy reed, How nature paints her colours, how the bee Sits on the bloom extracting liquid sweet.
Side 142 - And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer, and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne. And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.
Side 40 - Adam the goodliest man of men since born His sons, the fairest of her daughters Eve.
Side 155 - Our lingering parents, and to the eastern gate Led them direct, and down the cliff as fast To the subjected plain; then disappear'd. They, looking back...
Side 146 - So many grateful altars I would rear Of grassy turf, and pile up every stone Of lustre from the brook, in memory, Or monument to ages ; and thereon Offer sweet-smelling gums, and fruits, and flowers.
Side 134 - Some say, he bid his angels turn askance The poles of earth, twice ten degrees and more, From the sun's axle ; they with labour push'd Oblique the centric globe.
Side 92 - My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone ; The flowers appear on the earth ; The time of the singing of birds is come, And the voice of the turtle is heard in our land ; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, And the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away.

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