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Locke, John, quoted, 14.

82; by what means they aro
Love of themselves and offspring drawn to be for us, 84; every

in all animals, 10; love a stronger man should help any other be-
motive to obedience than fear, cause he is a man, 124.
85, 86; how to be gained of the Manilius, 176, 286.
people, 89; by what we are to Manlius, Luc. and Titus, 164, 165.
judge of men's love to us, 27; | Marius made consul, etc., 147;
we should do most for those by Marius Gratidianus, 141, 147.
whom we are loved most, ib.; Marriage the closest bond of society,
general love, and that of friend 29.

ship, how far necessary, 86. Medes chose the justest men kings,
Lucullus magnificent in building, 92.

Melmoth, William, quoted, 216,
Lycurgus tho lawgiver of Sparta, 221, 225, 234, 250, 256, 291.

Memmius took Corinth, etc., 109.
Lying abominable, 72, 137; should Merchandise, how far creditable,
be banished from all commerce, 73.
138; is inconsistent with the Merchant of corn's case, 134, 136.

character of a good man, 148. Merits of the receiver to be con-
Lysander enlarged the Spartan em- | sidered in giving; of four sorts,

pire, 38; crafty, 55; the Ephori 25.
banished, 110.

Metellus accused by Marius; and
Lysis, master of Epaminondas, 75. Africanus's dissent, 45.

Metrodorus's opinion about happi-
MACEDONIANS desert Demetrius, ness, 166.

86; Paulus took the treasure of Milo got great honor, 101.
Macedon, 109.

Milton, John, quoted, 16, 106, 160,
Mackintosh, Sir James, quoted, 3, 179.
4, 7, 8, 29, 71.

Mind of man always in motion, 13;
Macknish, Dr. 288.

consists in reason and appetite,
Magistrates' duties, 43, 44, 60, 108; | 52, 64; decency to be kept in its

responsible for the acts of their motions, 63; filthiness of the
subordinates, 309; should prac mind more loathsome than of the
tice rigor and impartiality, 313; body, 160.
and discountenance calumny, Moderation, what, 69; is best in

most things, 64.
Mamercus put by the consulship, Modesty, bashfulness, etc., 48; the

duties of them different from
Man, how different from brutes, 9, those of justice, 50; forbids to

53; not born for himself alone, do'or name some things, 63; tho
14; all things on earth mado for Cynics argue against it, ib.;
him, say the Stoics, ib. ; we nothing virtuous or becoming
should show a respect for all without it, 72; sets off elo-
men, 50; and desire to be quence, especially in young men,
thought well of by them, ib.;
some are men in name only, 53; Money; see Hire, Riches, etc.;
men may be allowed some orna those tried with fire, who have
ments; but must avoid niceness, withstood its temptations, 91;
63; naturally love society, 74, how best laid out, 100, 102, 103;
75; do the most good and harm bad money should not be put
to one another, 80–82; to pro- away, 154.
cure their love the chief of virtue, Montaigne, quoted, 162.


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Moral duties, a most useful and, Offense; a fear of giving offense, &

comprehensive subject, 2, 116; ' cause of injustice, 16; a cause of
who have a right to discourse mismanagement in civil and mili-
about them, 2.

tary affairs, 43; it is the duty of
Motion, philosophy of, 300, etc. I modesty not to give offense, 51,
Motives drawing men to favor us, nothing to be done that may of-
etc., 83.

fend the eyes and ears, 63.
Musicians discover the least faults Old age to be reverenced, 60, 72;
in music, 70.

the duties of it, 61; the, of Cicero

beguiled by writing a treatise on
NASICA murdered T. Gracchus, 39. that subject, 217; tolerable to
Nature should be taken for a guide, men of regulated minds, 219; of

and then we can not err, 49, Quintus Maximus, 221; of Plato,
218; pleasures, etc., unworthy Isocrates, and Gorgias, 222; of
man's nature, 53; variety of Ennius, 223; four causes why it
men's particular natures, 54; is thought miserable, 223; has
every one should follow his own its appropriate employments,
nature, and how far, 55; nothing 224; does not necessarily im.
becoming that is contrary to it, pair memory, 225, nor intellect,
ib.; its great influence on our 226, nor studies, 227; does not
actions, ib.; has greater sway require the strength of youth,
than fortune, 60; directs to 228, 232; mellows the voice,
modesty, 62; is both a human 229; its vigor preserved by
and divine law, 122; enjoins temperance, 232; can enjoy
each man to help another, 124; modern conviviality, 237, 238;
always desires what is becom the last act of a play, 262.
ing, 128; to live according to | Opinion of the world concerning us
nature the Stoical chief good, 1 not to be neglected, 50.

Oratory and philosophy to be join.
Nature, the best guide, 179; the ed, i.
mother of all things, 267.

Order in our words and actions, 69.
Necessity not the motive to society Orestes gives a dinner to the people,
among men, 75.

Niceness in carriage, 62; dress, Opuai, 82.
etc., 63.

Other men's affairs appear small to
Nola and Naples quarrel about us as things at a distance, 17;
their bounds, 19.

we should mind by others what
Non putaram, a fool's shift, 41. is becoming, 70; we can soonest
Numa Pompilius, 266.

see faults in others, ib.

| Ovid, quoted, 50, 225, 265.
Oaths given to soldiers, 22; what Own: every one to be kept in the

is to be considered in oaths, 24, enjoyment of his own, 109; own
161 ; I am not tied by oath to a interest how far to be regarded,
deceiver, 159, 161; oath is a re 122, 131.
ligious affirmation, etc., ib. ; the
sacredness of them among the lion, 82.
old Romans, 164; not eluded by Pain racks and torments us, 90;
shifts, 24, 165.

not the greatest evil, 160.
Obscene jesting, 53; talking dig. | Pains should be proportioned to

covers bad inclinations, etc., 63. what we are about, 68.
Obscure subjects to be neglected, Painters set their works out to be

viewed, 70.





Paley, Dr., quoted, 5. 14, 19, 24, 1 a rich and plentiful soil, 116; th3
32, 46, 71, 95, 97, 271

I meaning of the word, 78.
Panatius, 7; left his work about | Phulus, 176..

duties unfinished, 117, 127. Pirates ought to have no faith kept
Paradoxes, why so called, 263. with them, 162; can not bo
Parts; men have several parts to without justice, 91.

be acted, 54, 58; parts of the Place, its influence on our actions,

body well fitted by nature, 62.
Pascal, Blaise, quoted, 12.

Plato might have made an excel-
Passion; injuries done in a passion lent orator, 2; his saying, that

less heinous than in cold blood, men are not born for themselves
16; should be governed by rea only, 14; his mistake about the
son, 52, 64, 68, 82 ; disturb both philosophers, 17; his two rules
body and mind, 52; to be shun about government, 44; his say-
ned in discourse, 67; nothing ing about ambition, ib. ; his ex-
can be like that is done in a cellent saying about prudence,
passion, 66.

33; his fable of Gyges, 130;
Pausanias, Spartan general, 38 quoted, 11, 51; his arguments
Paulus had all the riches of Mace for the pre-existence of the
don, 109.

human soul, 256.
Paulus Æmilius appears in vision Plays and recreations, how far al-

to his son Scipio Africanus the lowable, 53; play at even and
younger, 291.

odd, etc., 147.
Pericles's answer to Sophocles, 69; Players choose the parts fittest for
is blamed by Palerius, 102.

them, 57; their respect to mod-
People caressed, etc., 100.

esty, 63.
Peripatetics differ little from the | Pleasures of body beneath a man,

Academics, 2, 121; have a right 54.
to treat about duties, 2; require Pleasures are alluring mistresses,
a mediocrity, and say anger was 90; are contrary to honesty,
given us to good purposes, 46; 168; may serve to give a relish
theirs a most noble and ancient to actions, ib.; should not be re-
philosophy, 79.

garded in eating, etc., 54; con-
Perjury, when a man is guilty of | sist in virtue, 268.
it, 162.

| Plutarch, quoted, 106.
Phæton, 156.

Poetical decorum, 49; poets set
Phalaris, 86, 125.

their works out to be viewed, 70.
Philip of Macedon, above his son Polybius the historian, 165.

in good-nature, 47; advises his Pompey Sextus, a geometrician,
son to speak kindly to the people, 13.
95; rebukes him for giving Pompey the Great; his party un-
them money, 99.

successful, 94; his magnificent
Philip's harangues in his tribune- shows to the people, 101.

ship, 107; his ill counsel, 151. Pomponius the tribune, 164.
Philosophers, unjust in minding Pontius, C., the Samnite, 108.

only their studies, 17; relinquish | Pope Alexander, quoted, 230.
the public, ib.; their method of Popilius, a Roman commander, 22.
rooting out frauds, 141; none Popular expressions to be used, 90.
may assume that name without Posterity, impartiality of their ver-
giving rules about duty, 2; their dict, 323.
study commended, 78; philos- Power; the desire of it draws men
ophy a comfort in affliction, 77; to injustice, 149.

Practico necessary to perfect a man | Pythagoras, 31, 54; maxims of,
in virtue, 33.

Precepts insufficient without exer. Pythias, a banker, 137.

cise, ib.
Present things more acceptable for RALEIGU, SIR WALTER, quoted,
a time, 102.

Pride in prosperity to be avoided, Rashness in giving up our assent

to be avoided, 12, 79; in our ac-
Private men should be kept in their tions, 52.
estates, 38.

Reason ought to be the governing
Procreation; the love of it natural faculty in man, 52.
to all animals, 9.

Rebukes in friendship, 32. Seo
Prodigal, who, 100.

Profit, the same with honesty, 80, Regularity ; see Uniformity.

121, 128, 134; moves all men, Regulus taken by the Carthagini-
128, 159; the appearance of it ans, etc., 158, 252, etc.; not
makes men act contrary to duty, really unhappy, 269.
133; ought to be rejected, ib.; Relations should be considered be-
every thing honest profitable, fore other people, 25, 27.
and every thing profitable hon. Republic; Cicero wrote six books
est, 128.

about it, 102.
Promises not always binding, 18, Respect should be had for all men,
155, 156.

51; especially those we converse
Property, its original, 14.

with, 63, 64, 67.
Prudence; the duties resulting Retired people do very noble things,

from, 12; consists in the knowl 47. See Life.
edge of truth, and is most natu- |

| Revenge must be kept within
ral to man, ib.; of but little bounds, 20.
worth without justice, 74; differ- | Rhetoricians omit some subjects,
ent from craft, 33, 80, 143; a
definition of it, 74; makes men Riches, why desired, 15; neither

confide in us, if joined, etc., 89. to be kept too close nor too open,
Public officers should be free from 99; the best fruit of them, 100;

passion, etc., 36, 45, 319; should are too much respected, 107; to
see that what they undertake be got not for ourselves alone,
be honest, 44 ; remember Plato's 139; are not profitable, if ac-
two rules, ib. ; a description of a companied with infamy, 151;
good one, 44, 313; should be the baggage of virtue, 265; of no
courteous, affable, etc., ib.; do value in themselves, 286; a com-
the bravest actions, 47; should parative term, 284. See Avarice,
guard their eyes as well as hands, Liberality.
69, 307; not to be resisted, 72; Romans famous for courage, 33;
public and private life compared, their ancient justice and kind-
37. .

ness to allies when changed, 86;
Puffendorf, quoted, 137.

ruined by tyranny and oppres-
Punishment; rules to be observed sion, 87.
about them, 46.

Romulus did wrong in killing Re-
Pyrrho can give no rules about mus, 131; praised, 266; the sun
duty, 6, 79.

eclipsed at his death, 297.
Pyrrhus, his speech upon giving Roscius Amerinus, defended by

up the prisoners, 23; a deserter Cicero, 98.
offers to poison him, 24, 151. Rousseau, J. J., quoted, 122.

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Rule; the desire of it natural to I versal society, of what nature,
men, 10; general rule or meas 134.
ure, 123,

Socrates facetious and droll, 54;
Rutilius had the name of an hon of extraordinary virtues, 72 ; his

est man, etc., 94; scholar of shortest cut to glory, 92; used
Panætius, 117.

to curse those that separate pro-

fit and honesty, 118; pronounc-
SALAMIS famous for a victory, 33. ed by the oracle the wisest of
Saguntines, not parricides, 274. men, 172, 173, 255; remark of,
Salmacis, 33.

Scævola gives more than was asked | Solon, Athenian lawgiver, 38; his

for an estate, 139; Pontifex | craft, 54.
Max., 142, 169, 176.

Sons should live as becomes tho
Scipio, Africanus, his history and name of their ansestors, 39; do
glorious end, 173, 174.

not bathe with their fathers, 63.
Secrecy, nothing to be committed

out of hopes of it, 129, 130. Sophocles the tragedian, 69, 238.
Self-love prevents men from seeing Soul's functions more noble than

their duty, 16; nature allows a the body's, 94; pre-existed, 256;
man to love himself first, 131, an emanation of the divine es-
122; but not to injure others for sence, 255; immortal (see Im-
the sake of self, 122, 124.

mortality), nothing more excel-
Seller, bound to tell the faults of lent and divine, 268, 300; souls

his goods, 134, 135, etc.; should of the wicked hover round the
use no arts to enhanco their earth for ages after death, 303.
price, 139.

South, Dr., quoted, 61, 267, 268,
Seneca, quoted, 50, 218, 251.

270, 271, 280.
Serious things to be handled seri Spectator, the, quoted, 220, 229,
ously, 65, 69.

230, 241, 260.
Shakespeare, Wm., quoted, 210, Speech. See Discourse.
279, 294, 309.

| Spheres, the description of, 293 ;
Shows to the people how far al music of, 294.
lowable, 100, 102.

State, how to be supported, 85, 87,
Sincerity agreeable to man's na · 152.
ture, 10.

¡ Stewart, Dugald, quoted, 6, 174,
Singing openly a great rudeness, 206.

Styles of eloquence and philosophy
Skeptics ; their opinion, 70.

to be both cultivated, 1.
Slaves, how to be dealt with, 25, Stoics ; Cicero follows them in this

86; tricks in selling them pun book, 6; great admirers of deri-
ished, 143; not to be trusted vations, 15; their chief good,
with public concerns, 312.

etc., 118; aim at no embellish-
Smith, Adam, quoted, 21, 67, 136, ment, 263.
192, 196.

| Strangers' duties in a place, 62;
Society: the principles, sorts, and a difference to be made between

degrees of it, 28, 29; nothing | them, 72; should not be forbid
that men should be more con- a city, 133.
cerned for, 74; man by nature Study not to bo spent upon obscure
sociable, 75; necessity not the and difficult subjects, 13; the
motive to society, ib.; duties of end of it. ib. ; should give place
it of several degrees, in what to action, 13, 74, 76.
order to be performed, 74; uni- | Suicide forbidden, 250, 292.

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