388 THOUGHTS ON Various Subjects.

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 Humour, yet wonder not at all. A wise