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Puge The Busy-Body, No. I.

II. . . . . . . . . 6
III. . . . . . . . . . 9
IV. ......... 13
V. . . . . . . . . . 20

VIII. . . . . . . . . 30
Dialogue between Philocles and Horatio .
A second dialogue .......
Public men . . . . . . . . . . .
Self-denial not the essence of virtue . . .
On the usefulness of the mathematics.
On true happiness . . . . . . . .
On discoveries . . . . . . . . . .
The waste of life . . . . . .
The way to wealth. . . . . . . . . . . . .
Necessary hints to those who would be rich ...
Advice to a young tradesman . . . . . . . . .
The may to make money plenty in every man's pocket 88
New mode of lending money

• • 89 An economical project

. . . 90 On early marriages . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Effect of early impressions on the mind .... . 98 The whistle '. . . . . . . . . . . . . 101. A petition to those who have the superintendency of

education . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 The handsome and deformed leg. ...... 105 Morals of chess . . . . . . . . . . . 108

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Page The art of procuring pleasant dreams'. . . . . 113 Precautions to be used by those who are about to under

take a sea voyage . . . . . . . . . . 119 Dialogue between Franklin and the Gout . . A parable against persecution . . . . . . . . . 132 On the death of relatives . . . . . . . 134 The ephemera an emblem of human life. . . . 135 Account of a whirlwind at Maryland . . . . . . 138 On the saltness of sea water . . . . . . . . . 140 On the effect of air on the barometer, and the benefits

derived from the study of insects . . . . . 142 On the art of swimming . . . . . . . . . . . 149 On the same subject ............ 150 On the free use of air .......... .. 153 On the causes of colds ....... . . . . 154 Tendency of rivers to the sea.-Effects of the sun's

rays on cloths of different colours . . . . . 155 On the magnetism and theory of the earth . . .. 160 Queries and conjectures relating to magnetism and the

theory of the earth . . . . . . . . . . 105 On the nature of sea coal . . . . . . . . . 109 Effect of vegetation on noxious air . . . . . . 170 Observations on the prevailing doctrines of life and

death · · · · · · · . . . . . . . 171

END OF Vol. I.

T. Davison, Printer, Whitefriars.

ESSAYS AND LETTERS,

BY

DR. B. FRANKLIN.

Part II.

COMMERCIAL AND POLITICAL.

VOL. II.

MDCCCXX.

Printed by T. DAVISON,

Whitefriars.

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