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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753), by Theophilus Cibber This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753) Vol. IV Author: Theophilus Cibber Release Date: April 14, 2004 [EBook #12014] Language: English Character set encoding: ASCII *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK LIVES OF THE POETS V4 *** Produced by Jonathan Ingram, Leah Moser and PG Distributed Proofreaders THE LIVES OF THE POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN and IRELAND. By Mr. CIBBER, and other Hands. VOL. IV. MDCCLIII. VOLUME IV. Contains the LIVES OF Motteux Manley Mrs. Needler Hughes Prior Centlivre Mrs. Brady Stepney Pack Dawes Arch. York Congreve Vanbrugh Steele Marvel Thomas Mrs. Fenton Booth Sewel Hammond Eusden Eachard Oldmixon Welsted Smyth More Dennis Granville L. Lansdowne Gay Philip D. Wharton Codrington Ward L'Estrange Smith Edmund De Foe Rowe Mrs. Yalden Mitchel Ozell * * * * * _Just Published,_ Dedicated to the Right Honourable PHILIP Earl of CHESTERFIELD. Correctly printed in a neat Pocket Volume (Price Bound Three Shillings,) The Second Edition of LES MOEURS; or, MANNERS. Accurately Translated from the French. Wherein the Principles of Morality, or Social Duties, viz. Piety, Wisdom, Prudence, Fortitude, Justice, Temperance, Love, Friendship, Humanity, &c. &c. are described in all their Branches; the Obligations of them shewn to consist in our Nature, and the Enlargement of them strongly enforc'd. Here Parents are taught, that, giving Birth to a Child, scarcety entitles them to that honourable Name, without a strict Discharge of Parental Duties; the Friend will find, there are a thousand other Decorums, besides the doing of a Favour, to entitle him to the tender Name of Friend; and the Good natur'd Man will find, he ought to extend that Quality beyond the Bounds of his own Neighbourhood or Party. The Whole wrote in a manner entirely New and Entertaining, and enliven'd with real Characters, drawn from life, and fited
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