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from the path of virtue, and those refined sensibilities of the human mind, which elevate man so infinitely beyond the rest of the creation, and fit him for rational enlightened society.The early cultivation of the virtuous, generous, and humane principles of the mind, is certainly a matter of the greatest importance; therefore he who contributes to exalt and confirm those dispositions, which adorn and ennoble human nature, may surely escape censure, even if the slightness of the means he adopts do not entitle him to any high degree of general approbation.

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On the importance of governing the temper

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The impression of truth on the mind when suggested by

, striking analogy

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The story of Abbas

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On the importance of a good character, considered only

with respect to interest

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Good-natured credulity

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History of the Empress Catherina

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On impudence and modesty

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Filial affection

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On the folly and wickedness of war

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On the beauty and happiness of an open behaviour and an

ingenuous disposition

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A remedy for discontent

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The resignation of the Emperor Charles V.

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The whistle, a true story

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On good-breeding

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Dignity of manners

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Lying

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Gentleness of manners, with firmness or resolution of mind. 276

On the moral character

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POETRY.

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