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Universal Spectator and Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - March 4, 1732, London, Middlesex The UNI fER SAL WEEKLY By 5>t0ttCCa(lle of March 4, 1732. Jn dm fluvii dum Montibus Umbra dum fid era hems Wrm my is one of the Beauties of the Mind what every one arrogates to would think an Injury to have 5 how few are there who the Character of Grateful and who on the of being impartially not at the to a Virtue as rare valuable 'Tis a common 0o Ninety and nine good if not the the Reft are All old Sayings are founded on from the common of the and by this 'tis and I believe it been proved by much the greater that we think even a of Favour to acquit us of all former to that if any one exerts in our he is on the Penalty forfeiting alt Returns from if he not to the of his to what we may think our however or or however contrary to that of the from whom we expect the like much but met There no grateful and Friends 5 but how they is more prevent than Argument 5 and of the Beauties of a grateful which however it may enamour the Reader for the may make but a light I give an Example in the cf an Behaviour contradicts the common and that a grateful Man will not fuffer Injuries to efface This in his was in Italy fet upon by the he and his Servants made s gallant Pf Antonio was much fome of his Retinue and he mull have by a Superiority cf if Providence had not lent to his an upon his By his timely aid Antonio and the Banditti put to though loft his left Eye in the This created a Ariel and Antonio thought he could never amends to his who had him from the Jaws of and paid fo dear a for his He all Ways tr his and neglected no Opportunity to convince that he had the Life of a Man who it in his They their and together to Father by his left his with heavy Mortgages on the Contrary had left a very plentiful landed a vaft Sum of ready When the Latter was of the true State of his Friend's as he found and never to he bought and carrying the Deeds to told him that L which Parchments coft him he might ts an only of his Gratitude that he never think he Recompence the Lofs he had fuffered on his but would make all the Reparation he was by leaving him his Some Time after was at Antonio's Seat in the Country he was but he made a very ill Return to the he found for having an he and too hard for the Virtue of a young a Relation of the Care of his Antonio the Barbarity of the and never after fee him the Breach between them was fo that every one Antonio his Crime by cutting him off from his and had no farther Thoughts of an to in the Opinion of the he had forfeited all Manner ot Antonio fix Years after when he and his Will was he had made but a few Days before his to the Surprize of every he had to his real and only with a Year for the of the deluded The for this his Procedure was his own Though Polydore has moji injured yet that not me from the Imputation of Ingratitude I him my and I think he my Fortune in Return his Crime I have already d by withdrawing my and To Henry PUnning is a low Sort of and a is now the Subject of Ridicule 5 though in the the Man who not Pun was as little among Men of as a Merchant in our Days is who cannot pay his I am fo old in my as to be fend of Puns and and in my a good a a and a Wit you never faw you will a heavy Fellow make a good A mull be a Man who has a Magazine of Words and Etymologies which and are ready at hand upon all Mr. without has given the of a in his Definition of I won't take upon me to fay what has a but I am very that the it has met with in our that we are much flower in our Conceptions than our My love of Puns is what makes me a great Admirer of our old Plays not to mention the Prince of Dramatick who is full of Puns and we find a vaft Variety in inferior Give me Leave to quote you and ask if all your you can forbear In Cupid's a Printed in 1616, A Ser vant of a poor His Boots are on their for the Soles are 'Tis a Pun written lofes a vaft deal of the Beauty it has when by an arch Looks betray the of his and lay Claim and The other Day I faw a full Board join in Concert in a at a Pun of Tom A Gentleman making mention of a Courtier who had fet his Name to printed one of the Company faid he was a Plagiary laid my Friend that's a Contradiction in for a Courtier to get out of Man's You muft I am of a of and one and all be proud to fee you among us I am you now and then pafs the Evening I have been very much 911 my Guard in writing as I don't know whether yon will condemn or approve my if you fide with the and allow only that we have fome my next mall my T here going to but Ned Doubts coming threw his Croak on a and there and take a Nap to which my 'twas for he did not think ft had had one Indeed 'twas and I Ned been angry Feir low s but on the contrary he for his which he was fo that he repeated it to another of our who dentally came and The Cloak ii indeed old and $ fays the if is. jq old hardly tare a Thread xs 'tis but a Friend not rip up Sores the but I coud not help for your Cloak is like a racking Landlord do yiu make that fays Friend Ned It the the I have not the of paying my Taylor you by trucking one Suit for if I you have had a Cloak for your Pun What mean you Why he never brings you home a Suit but he's fure of a Suit for his Money there you are in an Errors are not after But I fear growing though your vou a of good Nature I only beg two the if you write your Opinion on our Strain of that you will remember what Dryden That he mever knew the who had a fair open far a good hfe the The That you will read ray you determine for or dear Your humble and Obedient Joseph On an Old CLORINDA does at To youthful Charms lay Saunters and plays Monkey At Heart take Gay the Coquette And rowls her dying variety of Yet no Twelve different Airs one Hour will Our Hearts j But all Arts will never do To blind us to her Fain avoid the heavy Curfe LaW on the ancient But as flie has no heavy lead Agi in Hell - r
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