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ARGUMENT of the Sixth Book.
Bells at a distance. Their effe ft.-A fine noon in winter.
-A sheltered 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 Ets in a shrubbery described.- A mistake concerning the course of nature correčted. --God maintains it by en unremitted aft, — The amusements fashionable at this hour of the day reproved. --- Animals kappy, a delightful sight. - Origin of cruelty to animals. That it is a great crime proved from scripture,
That proof illustrated by a tale. A line drawn bea tween the lawful and unlawful destruction of them. - Their good and useful properties insisted on.--- Apology for the encomiums bestowed by the author on ani. mals.- Instances of man's extravagant praise of man.The groans of the creation shall have an end.- A view taken of the restoration of all things. — An Invocation and an Invitation of him who mall bring it to pass. The retired man vindicated from the charge of uselessness.
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The WINTER WALK AT NOON.
There is in souls a sympathy with sounds,
Where mem'ry slept. Wherever I have heard
The windings of my way through many years.