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waters , and he said within himself , " It was but the voice of the breeze . "
- And when the broken sunbeams glanced on the moving waves , he laughed , and dipped his foot , that the waters might again be ruffled : and the coolness was pleasant to him .
The voice was now louder , but he regarded it not , as the winds bore it away . At length he saw somewhat glittering in the depths of the pool ; and he plunged in to reach it . As he sank , he cried aloud for help . Ere the waters had closed over him , his father ' s hand was
stretched out to save him . And while he yet shivered with chillness and fear , his parent said unto him , " Mine eye was upon thee , and thou didst not heed ; neither hast thou beheld my sign , nor hearkened to my voice . If thou hadst thought on me , I had not been hidden . " Then the child cast himself on his father ' s bosom and said , — " Be nigh unto me still ; and mine eyes shall wait on thee , and mine ears shall be open unto thy voice for evermore . "
24 cOn the Duty of Studying Political Economy .
" In England and Scotland , " says Dr . Cooper ( p . 21 )^ < c no well-informed gentleman is permitted to be ignorant of the labours of Adam Smith , Malthus , and Ricardo , any more than of Shakspeare , Milton , or Pope . " Alas ! Dr . Cooper thinks too well of us , as he would find , if he would come over and walk about London for one day . If he went to the Exchange , he
would hear hopes and fears about the exchange being in favoui of , or against our country . If he went among the merchants ' counting-houses , he would find petitions in favour of monopoly in course of signature . If he went to J ; he West End , he would see tokens of an expenditure , liberal enough , but of a kind hurtful to the general interest . He would see beggars in the streets levying their toll on passengers , and advertisements of charities
would meet his eye in every direction . He would find farmers praying for restrictions on the importation of grain , and shopkeepers mysteriously bringing out their smuggled goods , and beadles getting two paupers married to rid their parish of the charge of the bride ; and members of Parliament in the clubhouses advocating petitions in favour of a fixed rate of wages . He would hear of riots in the manufacturing districts on account of the introduction of new machinery , and of rick-burning in the
? Lectures on the Elements of Political Economy by Thomas Cooper , M . D ., P «> sident of S . Carolina College , and Professor of Chemistry and Political Economy .- — London , Hunter , 1831 . ' f
ON THE DUTY OF STUDYING POLITICAL ECONOMY * .
Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), Jan. 2, 1832, page 24, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct1804/page/24/