Employments which You have pafs'd through, would not have been able to have raised You this general approbation, had they not been accompanied with that Moderation in an high Fortune, and that Affability of Manners, which are so confpicuous through all Parts of Your Life. Your Averfion to any Oftentatious Arts


of fetting to Show thofe great Services which You have done the Publick, has not likewife a little contributed to that Univerfal Acknowledgment which is paid You by Your Country.

THE Confideration of this Part of Your Character, is that which hinders me from enlarging on thofe Extraordinary Ta


lents, which have given You fo great a Figure in the British Senate, as well as on that Elegance and Politeness which appear in Your more retired Converfation. Ifhould be unpardonable, if, after what I have faid, I fhould longer detain You with an Addrefs of this Nature: I cannot, however, conclude it without owning


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N° 170. Friday, September 14. 1711.

In amore hac omnia infunt vitia: injuria,
Sufpiciones, inimicitia, inducia,
Bellum, pax rurfum

Ter. Eun.



PON looking over the Letters of my
male Correfpondents, I find feveral from
Women complaining of jealous Husbands,
and at the fame Time protefting their own
Innocence; and defiring my Advice on
this Occafion. I fhall therefore take this
Subject into my Confideration; and the more willingly,
because I find that the Marquifs of Hallifax, who in his
Advice to a Daughter, has inftructed a Wife how to be.
have her felf towards a falfe, an intemperate, a cholerick,
a fullen, a covetous or a filly Husband, has not spoken one
Word of a jealous Husband.

JEALOUSY is that Pain which a Man feels from
the Apprehenfion that he is not equally beloved by the Per-
fon whom he entirely loves. Now, because our inward



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