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

J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1880

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of unmarried Women
On giving Advice
Meditation on Death Hymn
Tax SIECTATOR Continued 523 Poetry too often mixed with MythologyEdict on that
Rules of Precedency among Authors and Actors
Account of the Marriage of Will Honeycomb
On the Idea of the Supreme Being 645
On Extravagance in StorytellingEpitaph in Pancras Churchyard
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 680
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 Paper The Whole Duty of Man turned into a Libel
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 AdulteryDogs which grarded the Temple of Vul can
On the Glories of Heaven
On the Itch of Writing
Duty of being usefully employedon Planting
Story of Hilpa
The same concluded
On Eternity
692 Dramatic ImprovementsCriticisms
On a merry and serious Cast of Temper

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Pàgina 68 - 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...
Pàgina 102 - 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.
Pàgina 643 - I knew a man in Christ above fourteen years ago, (whether in the body, I cannot tell ; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell : God knoweth ;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
Pàgina 138 - Should God create another Eve, and I Another rib afford, yet loss of thee Would never from my heart : no, no ! I feel The link of nature draw me : flesh of flesh, Bone of my bone thou art, and from thy state Mine never shall be parted, bliss or woe.
Pàgina 442 - Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll And spread the truth from pole...
Pàgina 152 - 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.
Pàgina 417 - WHEN all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys ; Transported with the view, I'm lost In wonder, love, and praise : n.
Pàgina 435 - I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, "Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.
Pàgina 102 - 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.
Pàgina 610 - Behold, I go forward, but he is not there ; and backward, but I cannot perceive him : on the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him : he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him : but he knoweth the way that I take : when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

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