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WITH
ELEGANT SENTENCES,

HINTS FOR CONVERS ATION,

AND ON THE

CHOICE OF GOOD AND EVIL,
13p $it stantig 33aton,
Lord Verulam and Viscount St Alban,

AS CORRECTED AND ENLARGED BY THE HONOU RABLE
AUTHOR, AND NOW MoRE EXACTLY PUBLISHED.

3.01ttson :
Printed by B. R. Howlett, 10, Frith Street, Soho,

For J. Booth, DUKE STREET, PORTLAND
PLACE.

1818.

Page

of Truth........................................ 1

- Death........................................ 4

- Unity of Religion ............................. 7

- Revenge . . . . . . ............................... 13

- Adversity .................................... 15

– Simulation and Dissimulation .................. 17

– Parents and Children........................... 22

– Marriage and Single Life ...................... 24

- Envy........................................ 26

- Love . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

- Great Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............. 36

- Boldness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

— Goodness and Goodness of Nature.............. 44

- Nobility............................... . . . . . . . 47

– Seditions and Troubles ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

– Atheism........................ • - - - - - - - - - - - - - 60

- Superstition ....................... . . . . . . . . . . . 64

- Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

– Empire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

- Counsel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76

– Delays. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83

- Cunning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

— Wisdom for a Man's Self....................... 89

– Innovation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

– Dispatch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95

– Seeming Wise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96

- Friendship................................... 98

- Expense. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108

— The true Greatness of Kingdoms and Estates .... 110

- Regimen of Health. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124

- Suspicion .................................... 127

- Discourse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

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