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πολλά μέν γελοία μ'έιπέιν, πολλά δε σπουδαία

ARISTOPH.-Rane.

VOL. I.

NEW YORK:

G. & C. & H. CARVILL, BROADWAY,

MDCCCXXXI.

“Entered, acccording to act of Congress, in the year 1831, by G. & C. & H. Carvill, in the office of the Clerk of the Southern District of New York."

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THE WEB OF OUR LIFE IS OF A MINGLED YARN, GOOD AND

ILL TOGETHER; OUR VIRTUES WOULD BE PROUD, IF OUR

FAULTS WHIPPED THEM NOT; AND OUR CRIMES WOULD DE

SPAIR, IF THEY WERE NOT OHERISHED BY OUR VIRTUES.

All's Well that Ends Well.

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CONTENTS OF THE FIRST VOLUME.

Prefatory Letter

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ix

BOOK FIRST.

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CHAP. I. Jeremy enters the world with the proper

escort of phenomena,
CHAP. II. The importance of a name fully proved,

in the very teeth of Shakspeare and Juliet,
CHAP. III. The mystery of rearing children laid open

to the profane eyes of the uninitiated,
CHAP. IV. Jeremy enters school--and departs there-

from with undue celerity, first giving a striking
example of honesty by paying off all debts of
his contracting,

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BOOK SECOND.

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CHAP. I. An experiment in Hydrostaticks,
CHAP. II. A much-ado-about-nothing; -with a dis-

quisition on horseflesh, .
CHAP. III. Portrait of Jeremy,
CHAP. IV. Jeremy becomes a man-gets into hot

water--is scalded-and, in order to avoid such
accidents for the future, determines on a bold

step,
CHAP. V. Filial piety. The Blessings of Friend-

ship.--Jeremy leaves his father's house--and is
knocked down, and robbed by his companion.-
A friend in need,

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