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men, upon condition that they smeerely repent, turn unto him in faith, and endeavour, by obedience to his will, to live a virtuous and holy life. My duty to my neighbour is, to love him as myself, and to take care that all my actions be just and honest, and words true and sincere, and all my thoughts charitable and kind; that so I may in every respect do to all others as I would they should do unto me. If I sincerely apply my heart to these duties, I may humbly hope that the Almighty will continue unto me the assistance of his grace, and will thereby enable me to perform them; and then I shall be made happy in this life, and eternally happy hereafter. [[line across page]] SENTIMENTS OF PHOCION ON WAR. [[line across page]] ONE of the great principles in the politics of Phocion (a noted Athenian general and eminent orator) says Rollin (in his History of the Grecians) was, that peace ought always to be the aim of every wise government; and, with this view, he was a constant oppoter of all wars that were either imprudent or unnecessary. He was even apprehensive of those that were most just and expedient; because he was sensible that every war weakened and impoverished a state, even amidst a series of the greatest victories; and that whatever the advantages might be at the commencement of it, there neve was any certainty of terminating it without experiencing the most tragical vicissitudes of fortune. [[line across page]] EXTRACT FROM JEFFERSON'S NOTES ON VIRGINIA. [[line across page]] THERE must doubtless be an unhappy influence on the manner of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master[[end of page]]