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After he has treated of the importance and choice of exercise, he introduces these precepts for our conduct.

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Let those who from the frozen Arztos reach
Parch'd Mauritania, or the sultry weft,
Or the wide food that waters Indoftan,
Plunge thrice a day, and in the tepid wave
Untwift their stubborn pores ; that full and free
'Th'evaporation thro’the foften'd kin
May bear proportion to the swelling blood.
With us, the man of no complaint demands
The warm ablution just enough to clear
The fluices of the kin, enough to keep
The body sacred from indecent foil.

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And we have the pleasure of reit after labour, and an admonition against eating too much, and too late at night, pointed out in the following beautiful lines.

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