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Gods fuch as guilt makes welcome ; gods that leep,
His strength to suffer, and his will to serve.
ARGUMENT OF THE SIXTH BOOK.
Bells at a distance.--Their effa.--A fine noon in
winter. -A foeltered walk.-Meditation better than books._Our familiarity with the course of nature makes it appear less wonderful than it is.-The transformation that spring effe&s in a fhrubbery described.A mifiake concerning the course of nature corrected. God maintains it by an unremitted 08.- The amusements fashionable at this hour of the day reproved.Animals happy, a delightful fight --Origin of cruelty to animals. That it is a great crime proved from scripture.---That proof illustrated by a tale.- A line drawn between the lawful and unlawful deftru&ion of them.--Their good and useful properties infifted on.Apology for the encomiums bestowed by the author on animals.--Infances of man's extravagant praise of
-The groans of the creation Mall have an end.A view taken of the restoration of all things.-- An invocution and an invitation of Him who fall bring it to pass. The retired man vindicated from the charge of uselesness.-Conclufion.