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tyrant in bis owftfemily . To see tiiat the man who would relinquish a lucrative employment at court and an honourable situation in the
army , rather than countenance a weak monarch , in making an inroad upon the British constitution , should himself be so insensible to the charities and endearments of
domestic life ; and that he who was hailed by William the Hid , and George the 1 st ; as one of their best friends , should , when in retirement , act so diametrically opposite to his own principles .
It has indeed been said , that it is no uncommon thing for men to be Whigs abroad and Tories at home ; and that even now , some of our most enlightened patriots are tyrannical and overbearing in their treatment of their tenants
and dependents . If this be true , would to God that they may be led to think of the Duke of So . merset , and to dread the consequences of following his example . P .
Booh . Worm . No . XIII . Feb . 27 5 1 S 14 . Sir , Mr . Clarkson in The History of the Abolition of the Slave
Trade / ' mentions among the forerunners , Thomas Tryon , the author of Friendly Advice to the Planters . Of his profession or the circumstances of his life I have no knowledge- Another of
In * works is in my possession of a very miscellaneous character . No title page , perhaps , ever is « played a greater variety than the following : * ' Tryon ' s Letters upon several occasions , viz . 1 , Of Hearing * Zy Of SmeJUiD * . 3 , Ui Tmw ^
4 , Of Seeing . 5 , Of te 1 iftgl % Of the making of Co £ l jfrres . 7 j Of the making of Bricks , Tyies , &c . 8 , Of Religion . £ , Of Dropsies , 10 , Of Various Opinions in Religion . 11 , Of the Huipanity of Christ . 12 , Of an Afflicted
Mind . 13 , Of Faith , Hope and Charity . 14 , Of God ' s Permission for Killing and Eating of Beasts , 15 , Of a Soldier ' s Life , 1 . 6 , Of the Fountain of Darkness . 17 , Of the Fountain of Love and Light . 18 , Of Cleanness . 19 , Of Flesh Broaths . 20 , Of tl |* Right and Left Hands . 21 , Qf the Corpulency of the Body , 2 £ t Of Fevers . 23 , Of iEducatio ^; 24 , Of Smells . 25 , Of P rede ^ tination . 26 , Of Death . ^> Of Judicial Astrology . 2 & , , Qf Perpetual Motion . 29 , Of Mu .
sick . 30 , Of Languages , 31 , Of Times for Eating . 32 , To * Planter of Sugar . 33 , ipaGe ^ r tleman in Barbadoes . 34 , To a Planter about the Mahufactorr
of Cotton . 35 , Of the Ma )| ingpQf Sugar . 36 , Of the Burial , gf Birds . 37 , Of Fermeittatioi ^ / J-J j Thomas Try on , Author of t ; tie
" Way to Health , Long Life ancj Happiness , " London : Printeii for Geo . Conyers , at the Ring ,, and Eliz . Harris , at the Harro w ^ both in Little Britain . 170 CU Pp-24 O .
In his preface , the author says , Ci These letters which were occasionally written , both at the request of divers friends and countrymen at home , as well as of
some strangers from abroad theif various questions then readily ap ^ swered , according to that capacity and talent the Give / ofaji
gift ^ hath endued ihe with all , ia cotifbrmity to that ^ raiid and iip - porUnt ciommaiWarent <^ f our
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Monthly Repository (1806-1838) and Unitarian Chronicle (1832-1833), March 2, 1814, page 170, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/mruc/issues/vm2-ncseproduct2438/page/34/