235 Various Thoughts, Moral and Diverting. Written October the Ist. 1706.

WE have just enough Religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.

REFLECT on Things past, as Wars, Negotiations, Factions, &c. We enter so little into those Interests, that we wonder how Men could possibly be so busy and concerned for things so Transitory; look on the present Times, we find the same Humor, yet wonder not at all.

A Wise Man endeavours by considering all Circumstances to make Con-