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T HE

Moral Miscellany :

S .OR, A
COLLECTION

OF
SELECT PIECES,

In PROSE and VERSE.

FOR THE

INSTRUCTION and ENTERTAINMENT

of YOUTH.

The FOURTH EDITION, corrected and enlarged.

LONDON:
Printed for T. CADELL, in the Strand.

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!? Published by the fame Editor. L. AN HISTORICAL MISCELLANY, . --The Second Edition, -Price 36.

II. THE POETICAL MISCELLANY: Confifting of Select Pieces from the Works

of the following Poets, viz.
MILTON,.. YOUNG,
DRYDEN,

THOMSON,
POPE, 'n

AK EN SIDE,
ADDISON,

PHILLIPS,
GAY,

GRAY,
PARNELE

WHARTON,

SOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS.

The Second Edition, Price 3 sa

A DVERTISEMENT.

I

THE Editor's principal design in this

1 MisceLLANY,, was to collect from some of the best modern writers such parts of their works, as seemed best adapted to form the minds of youth to just and proper: sentiments on the most interesting subjects.. Such a collection, he imagined, would be very useful in schools, and not only fo, but peculiarly suited to such persons as cannot afford to purchase those works from which the collection is made.

To render it as entertaining as possible, and to convey instruction in the most agreeable manner, he has taken care to insert several Stories, Visions, and Allegories, which impress the imaginations, and fix the giddy roving minds of youth more than any other species of composition. With the same view he has likewise inserted several pieces of Poetry, which he hopes will be acceptable to every class of readers.

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In a word, he can't help thinking that this collection may be of considerable service to form the minds of youth to knowledge and virtue, and likewife to give them fome nos tion of the beauty, strength, and elegance of our own language, which, though an important branch of education, is, in genę. ral, too much neglected.

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