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Phoenix Or Weekly Miscellany Improved (Newspaper) - March 6, 1793, London, Middlesex No. 35) TH* PHOENIX; (id. O R, 1 WEEKLY MISCELLANY IMPROVED. W EDN E s DAT March 6, i 793. HUMOROOS SKETCH of the INHABITANTS and MANNERS of LONDON. TH E gay and the ambitious, wbofe enjoy* mem is centered in making a figure iri the world; who are willing to embrace a theufand mifcries, if they may but appear happy thefe will naturally crood to the Metropolis, as to the proper theatre of* exhibition. That place anfwers their porpofe the be ft which contains the largeft number of.eyes ; and, without a fpark of benevolence in their natures, would an univerfal blind* nefs reader qbaacomplcaely wretched. Now, it is a felf-esident proportion, that thole who place their happiaefs in the admiration of others, mull: remain, ftrangers to plesfure* where there is no one to admire. Tfie beauties of Creation can wear no charm9 to chofe whole attention is perpetually turned upon thernfedves. Lawns, groves, and rivers, neither compliment nor flatter; but to this clafs of beings, all other language is in lipid. With impatience, therefore, do they fly 10 a fpot where that dialect chiefly abounds. But the inconveniencie9 attending fo greac 4 conflux of ihe rich and gay are obvious. Their multitudes pall noon the fight, until an equtpaga and a dray.cart pafs equally unnoticed by the fa* tiatcd inhabitants Or, fhould Hu.tied fplendor fcod^ magnificence. ;be fuigeieut to -*#s*kea the- a&* Vcl. IL I
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