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Identifier: choiceemblemsnat00wynne
Title: Choice emblems, natural, historical, fabulous, moral, and divine : for the improvement and pastime of youth : displaying the beauties and morals of the ancient fabulists, the whole calculated to convey the golden lessons of instruction under a new and more delightful dress : written for the amusement of a young nobleman
Year: 1793 (1790s)
Authors: Wynne, John Huddlestone, 1743-1788
Subjects: Conduct of life --Juvenile poetry. Conduct of life --Juvenile literature. Emblem books, English --Juvenile literature.
Publisher: London : Printed by J. Chapman for E. Newbery, corner of St. Paul's Church-yard
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


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iminal) pleafures of the gay world. I£fhe has a fortune, flie ealily d lliputes what,if well managed, might contribute to herhappinefs, and perhaps to that of numbersof her tellow creatures. If fhe had no fuchdepend.ince, her caufe may probubly be ftlUmere depJorible. She is likely, in thiscafe, to faci i^ice her health and reputation,to forego her claims to honour and fairname, from the idea of making herfelfmore refnecled.—^^er Vanity meets its re-ward, and ruin is the confequence of herraflmefs. APPLICATION. I-VDEED, we generally find, that fplen-dor, noife, and crowds, are not favourable toVirtue. She often flouriflies even in a rag-ged fo 1, beneath an apparently inclementcl mate, yet droops beneath the influenceof too warm a fun. Let ihofe who are not contented withtheir ftation, conlider, that Providence isthe beft judge of their welfar-e ; and theywill not become like the drooping Lily,fecking an ideal happinefs at the expenceof their intemalpeace and tranquility. 14 EMBLEM

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EMBLEM LX. Memorial of Virtue* T O! where the Cyprefs with the Palm Branch •*- crownM, The trueft Emblem of our end is found. The mournful Cyprefs and the Palm unite! For virtue neer can fmk in endlefs night. MORAL. ^ Thro deaths dark gates each mortal once muft pafs, Frail our exiltence, for all flefh is grais; Vain mans the pageant of a moment made, Blooms but to ixiiher^ flouriflies \o fait. But for the good all honetl hearts fliall mourn, And * Palms eternal floarifli round their urn. AS [ 77 ] AS tUe Cyprefs was the Emblem ofFuneral Rites, fo was the Palm the tokenof Victory. The latter being ufed intriumphs with the Laurel, meed ofmighty conquerors. No man is tried, no man can be faid tobe victorious or happy, till his end. Thegreateft heroes have fuUied their Virtues,and thofe have turned to vice and fellywho once were remarkable for religion andvirtue; but to thofe that perfeveie to theend, the Croivn ofReivarJ (hall be given. Scripture and Phik>fophy alike inform\is, ths


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bookid:choiceemblemsnat00wynne bookyear:1793 bookdecade:1790 bookcentury:1700 bookauthor:Wynne__John_Huddlestone__1743_1788 booksubject:Conduct_of_life___Juvenile_poetry_ booksubject:Conduct_of_life___Juvenile_literature_ booksubject:Emblem_books__English___Juvenile_literature_ bookpublisher:London___Printed_by_J__Chapman_for_E__Newbery__corner_of_St__Paul_s_Church_yard bookcontributor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign booksponsor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign bookleafnumber:203 bookcollection:emblem bookcollection:americana

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