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Recreations for Solitary Hours

Note IX.—Page 10

Note IX.—Page 10.

"Whilst others sportive buzz about mine ears,
All in perfection's height of joyfulness."

Where can such joy be found as is displayed among the smaller page 74insect tribes in a warm and sunny morning. Then all is life and motion—restless to the extreme, whose flightiness can be compared to nothing else on earth. However much some may be plagued by them, when on a warm day in summer they take their walk at morning or at noon, while the sun shines brightly, still there is a pleasure to be felt, even though often annoyed by their buzzing round our ears, when we contemplate their joy in common with the rest of creation, and consider that these too are the works of Him that made us.