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TREATISE

ON

H A P P IN ESS;

CONSISTING OF

OBSERVATIONS ON HEALTH, PROPERTY, THE MIND,

AND THE PASSIONS;

WITH

THE VIRTUES AND VICES, THE DEFECTS AND

EXCELLENCES OF HUMAN LIFE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR
LONGMAN, REES, ORME, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMAN,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

LONDON : Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode,

New-Street-Square.

CONTENTS

CHAP. VIII.

ON FORGIVENESS AND REVENGE.

The nature of forgiveness. — Examples of a forgiving

disposition. — Forgiveness is the result of a noble
spirit: revenge of a base one. — Nations and persons
among whom a revengeful disposition has been pre-
valent. — Instances of revenge for trifling or imagin-
ary insults. — Retaliation. — The growth of revenge.

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