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Imbitter'd all our bliss. Ye good diftreft!
Ye noble few! who here unbending stand
Beneath life's preffure, yet bear up a while,
And what your bounded view, which only saw
A little part, deemd evil is no more :
The storms of WINTRY Time will quickly pals,
And one unbounded SPRING encircle all.

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Men must be taught as if you taught them not,
And things unknown propos'd as things forgot.

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perfection or imperfection, juftice or injustice, of the difpensations of the Almighty. He represents the absurdity of man's conceiting himself the final cause of the creation, or expecting that perfection in the moral world, which is not in the natural. He shews the unreasonableness of his complaints against Providence, while on the one hand he craves the perfections of angels, and on the other the bodily qualifications of brutes ; tho' to poffefs any of the sensitive faculties in a higher degree, would render him miserable ; as he has thus proved.

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