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P I E CE S,
By several AUTHORS.
In TWO VOLUMES.
VOL. I. Containing
1. Crito: or a Dialogue on Addressed to the Royal Beauty.
Society. II. An Account of the Em-|V: A Modest Defence of peror of China's Gardens,
Gaming near Pekin,
VI, The Pretty Gentleman. III. Deformity. By William VII. The Polite Philosopher, Hay, Esq.
VIII. Plan of an Essay on IV. Lucina fine Concubitu,
LONDON, Printed for R. and J. DODSLEY, in Pall-mal!.
BE A U T Y.
T was on one of the most pleasing Mornings in the last Summer, that CRITO stole from the
Noise and Bustle of the Town, to enjoy an agreeable Day, or Two, with his Friend TIMANO Thes in the Country. Timanthes received him with all that Joy and Pleasure, which is usual between Friends, who love one another entirely; and who have not met for a considerable Time. He shewed him his new Grove, and Gardens; and, as they were walking in the latter, “ Since the Weather begins to be so warm (says he,) if you like it, we will dine under that open Tent. The Air there will be refreshing to you; and will bring us the Smell of the Orange and Lemon-Trees which furround it, without breaking that View of the Country, of which you used to be fo fond. When I placed them there, I had you in my Thoughts ; and imagined it might