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A voice is heard, that mortal ears hear not,
ARGUMENT OF THE SIXTH BOOK.
Bells at a distance.-Their effect.-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 effects in a shrubbery described.--A mis. take concerning the course of nature corrected.-God maintains it by an unremitted act.
The amusements fashionable at this hour of the day reproved.--Animals happy, 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 between the lawful and uwlawful destruction of them.--Their good and useful properties insisted on.-Apology for the encomiums bestowed by the author on animals.-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 shall bring it to pass. The retired man vindicated from the charge of uselessness.-Conclusion.
THE WINTER WALK AT NOON.
There is in souls a sympathy with sounds,
easy force it opens all the cells
(As in a map the voyager bis course) Dr.M