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BOU DO I R.
« Je n'enseigne pas ; je raconte.”
IN TWO VOLUMES.
OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
Laughing and Crying.......
It is quite deplorable to see how many rational creatures (or, at least, who are thought so) mistake suffering for sanctity, and think a sad face and a gloomy habit of mind, propitious offerings to that deity, whose works are all light, and lustre, and harmony, and loveliness.
I have just had a visit from a pair of papistical pietists, in such a state of attenuation, that they look as if they had escaped from a besieged town after a month's famine. They had been keeping black lent (a fast, I believe, now peculiar to Ireland) which it would be difficult to persuade a Roman