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744. ALEXANDER'S FEAST.

The many rend the skies with loud applaijse ; Twas at the royal feast, for Persia won, So love was crowned, but music-won the cause By Philip's warlike sol.

The prince, unable 10 conceal his pair. Aloit, in awful state, the godlike hero sat

Gazed on the fair, who caused his care, On his imperial throne.

And sighd and looked; sighed and looked His valiant peers-were placed around,

Sighed and looked; and sighed again: Their brows, with roses, and with myrtles bound;

At length, with love, and wine, at once oppression So, should desert. in arms be crowned.

The vanquished victor--sunk-upon aer breast The lovely Thais, by his side,

Now. strike the golden lyre again;. Sal, like a blooming Eastern bride,

A louder yet, and yet a louder strain : In tower of youth, and beauty's pride.

Break his bands of sleep asunder, Happy, happy, happy pair!

And rouse him, like a ratug peal of thunder. Vone but the brave, none but the brave.

llark! hark! the horrid sound

(dead, None but the brave-deserve the fair.

Hlatb raised up his head, as naked from the Timotheus, placed on nigh,

And amazed he stares around, Amid the tuneful choir,

Revenge, revenge! Timotheus criesWith flying fingers-touched the lyre;

See the furies arise! See the snakes that they real, The trembling notes ascend the sky,

How they hiss in the air. And heavenly joys inspire.

And the sparkles that Hash from their eyes ! The song-began írom Jove,

Behold a ghasily band, each a torch in his hand! Who left his blissful seats above;

Tiese are Grecian gliosis, that in battle were slair., Such is the power-of mighty love.

And, unburied, remain inglorious on the plain. A dragon's fiery form belied the god :

Give the vengeance due to the valiant crew. Sublime, on radiant spheres le roue,

Behold, how they loss their torches on lugha ! When he, 10 fair Olympia pressed, the world. How they point to the Periar abodes, Ard elamped an image of himself, a sovereign of And glittering temples of the hostile gods! The listening crowd-admire ille lofty sound : The princes appland, with a furious joy; (stroy: A present deity! they shout around;

And the king seized a flambeau, with zeal to de A present deity! the vaulted roois rebound.

Thais led the way, to light him to his prey; With ravished ears, the monarch hears;

And, like another Helel-fired another Troy. Assumes the god, affects to nod,

Thus, long ago, ere heaving bellows learned to And seems to shake the spheres.

While organs yet were mute; (blow, The praise of Bacchus, then, the sweet musician Timotheus, 10 his breathing flute and sounding lyre, O: Bacchus, ever fair, and ever young. [sung,

Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soit desire The jolly god in triumph comes !

At last, divine Cecilia came,
Sound the trumpets, beat the drums

Inventress of the vocal frame.
Flushed with a purple grace,

The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store,
He shows his honest face.

(comes ! Enlarged the former narrow bounds, Now, give the hautboys breath - he comes! he

And added length-10 solemn sounds, (lore. Bacchus, ever fair and young,

With nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown boDrinking joys did first ordain.

Let old Timotheus yield the prize,
Bacchus blessings are a treasure;

Or both--divide the crown;
Drinking is the soldier's pleasure.

He-raised a mortal-10 the skies;
Rich the treasure; sweet the pleasure;

She-drew an angel down.-Dryden.
Sweet is pleasure after pain.

ORATOR PUFF. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain ;.

Mr. Orator Puff-had two tones in his voice, Fought his battles o'er again ; (the slain. The one-squeaking this, and the other down so; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew

In each sentence he utter'd he gave you your choice, The master saw the madness rise;

For one bali was B alt, and the rest G below. His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes;

Oh! oh! Oratar Puig, And, while he heaven and earth defied.

One voice for an orator's surely enough. Changed his hand, and checked his pride. But he still talked away, spite of coughs and of frowns,

He chose a mournful muse, soft pity to infuse, So distracting all ears with his ups and his downs, He sung Darius, great and good,

[len,

That a wag once, on hearing the orator say,
By too severe a fate, fallen, fallen, fallen, fal "My voice is for war," ask'd him, " Which of them, prayin
Fallen from his high estate,

Oh! oh! &c.
And weltering in his blood.

Roeling homewards, one evening, top-heavy with gin, Deserted, in his nuost need,

And rehearsing his speech on the weight of the crowa, By those, his former bounty fed,

He tripp'd near a ww.pit, and tumbled right in, On the bare earth-exposed he lies,

“Sinking fund," the last words as his noddle came dow). With not a friend-to close his eyes.

Oh! oh! &c.
With downcast look-the joyless victor sat,
Revolving, in his allered soul,

“Good Lord!" he exclain'd, in his he-and-she tones, The various turns of late below,

“Help me out help me out I have broken my bones!" And, now and then, a sigh he stole,

"Help you out !" said a Paddy, who passid, “what a bother Aud tears--began to flow.

Why, there's two of you there; can't you help one an.
Oh! oh! &c.

(other? The master smiled, 10 see, That love--was in the next degree;

CHARACTER OF A GOOD PARSOR. 'Twas but a kindred sound to move;

His preaching much, but more his pracuce wro't For piry-melis the mind to love.

(A living sermon of the truths he taught;)
Solly sweet in Lydian measures,
Soon, he soothed his soul to pleasures,

For this by rules severe his life he squared,
War, he sung, is toil and trouble;

That all might see the doctrine which they heard lunor, but an empty bubble;

For priests. he said, are patterns for the rest; Never ending, still neginning,

(The gold of heav'n, who bear the God impress'd; Fighting sull. and still destroying. Ir the world be worin thy winning,

But when the precious coin is kept unclean, Think. oh! think it worth enjoying!

The sovereign's image is no longer seen.
Lovely Thais sits beside thee;

If they be foul on whom the people trust,
Take the good the gods provide thee. Well may the baser coin contract a rust

7.15. Austri.AN SLANDERs AND HUNGARIAN PRAvery.--Kossuth. While, during our holy struggle, we were secluded from the world, our enemies, wanting to cover their crimes by lies, told you the tale, that in Hungary, we are but an insignificant party—and this party fanaticized by myself Well, I feel proud at my country’s strength. They stirred up, by foul delusions, even to the fury of civil war, our Croat, Wallack, Serb. and Slovack brethren against us: but this did not suffice. The house of Austria poured all its forces upon us; but this would not do ; we beat them down. The proud dynasty was forced to stoop at the foot of the Czar. He thrust his legions upon us; and still we could have been a match for them: One thing there was, that we, the plain children of straight-uprightness, could not match ; that is, the intrigues of Russian diplomacy, which knew how to introduce treason into our ranks. This caused us to fail, combined with Russian arms. But still we were styled a party. fanaticized by me. “Well, I thank them for the word.” You may judge by this, what will then be, when not a mere party, but together, all the Magyars, the Croats, Wallacks, Serbs, and Slovacks, united into one body, will range under the standard of freedom and right. And be ye sure they will. Humanity, with its childish faith, can be deluded for a moment; but the bandage soon falls from its eyes, and it will be cheated no

unore. Afterward, the scorned party turned out to be a nation, and a valiant one. But still our enemies said, it was I, who inspired it. Perhaps there might be some glory in inspiring such a nation, and to such a degree. But I cannot accept the praise. No.: it is not I who inspired the Hungarian people, it was the Hungarian people who inspired ME. Whatever I thought and still think, whatever I felt and still feel, is but a feeble pulsation of that heart, which beats in the breasts of my people. The glory of battles, in history, is ascribed to the leaders; theirs are the laurels of immortality. And yet, on meeting the danger, they knew, that alive or dead, their names will live upon the lips of the people forever. How different, how much purer, is the light spread on the image of thousands of people’s sons, who, knowing that where they fall they will lie unknown, their names unhonored and unsung, but who, nevertheless, animated by the love of freedom and fatherland, went calmly on, singing national anthems, against batteries, whose crossfire vounited forth death and destruction, and took them, without firing a shot ; they who ol, falling with the shout—“ Hurrah for Hungary.” And so they died by thousands,-the unnamed demigods." Such are the people of Hungary. Still they say, it was I, who have inspired them. No; a thousand times, No. It is they who have inspired one. The moment of death is a dreary one. Even the features of Cato partook of the impression of this dreariness. A shadow passed over the brow of Socrates, on drinking of the hemlock cup. But with us, those who behold the nameless victims of the love of country, lying on the death-field beneath Buda's walls, met but the impression of a smile on the frozen lips of the dead; and the dying answered those who would console—“Never mind: Buda is ours: Hurrah

for our Fatherland ' ' "o they spoke.—and died. He who witnessed suen scenes, not as , reptions but as a constant rotte, with thousands of the peeple's nameless sons: he who saw the boy weep, when told, that he was too young to die for his country: he. who saw the spontaneous torrifices of our nation : he, who saw what a fury spread over the people, when they heard of

the final catastrophe; he, who marked their behaviour, towards the victors, when all was lost be, who knows what sore curses is mixed in the prayers of the Magyar, and what kind of sentiment is burning alike in the breast of the old and of the child, of the strong man and of the tender wife, and ever will be burning on, till the hour of national resurrection strikes; he, who is aware of all this, will surely bow before my people with respect, and will acknowledge, with me, that such a people wants not to be inspired but that it is itself an everlasting source * inspiration. Such are the o of Hungary. And for me, my only glory is, that this people found in myself, the personification of their own sentiments.

746. CAPABILITIEs of HUNGARY AND HER SyMPATHISERs –Kossuth. Some have questioned the capabilities of Hungary, to maintain herself as an independent nation. But she has all the elements of independence. She has four thousand German square miles, and a population of thirteen millions, who are brave and industrious. She has no debt of her own; and she is not liable for the debts of Austria. True, we created a debt, during our recent struggle; but the house of Austria burnt the greater part of it; so, ( thanks to them,) we are free from that. Then, Hungary is, in consequence of her municipal institutions, accustomed to cheap government. Municipal government is always cheap; while centralized governments are always dear. Again, she has great resources; she is rich in mines, and could supply the whole world with the purest salt, for ten thousand years. Then, she has large national estates, which might be distributed so as to increase the revenue very materially. The principle of self-government is so strongly implanted in the Hungarians, that nothing can eradicate it. And let it not be forgotten, that the freedom of Hungary is intimately connected with the question of freedom in Europe, and the principles of self-government: and while you will not interfere in the self-government of foreign nations, you will determine not to allow other countries to interfere. To this extent, I wish to see the people of this country turn their attention to foreign affairs, and exercise their influence to spread the É. of freedom and self-government.— *member, that, with every down-beaten uation, one rampart of liberty falls. I therefore rely upon your active sympathy most confidingly. I rely upon it, in the name of all who suffer oppression and languish for freedom, like my people and myself. All they are my brethren, whatever tongue they speak, whatever country they call their home. Members of the great family of mankind, the tie of blood is strengthened between us by common sufferings. The nameless woes of my native land, as well as the general reception I enjoy, may, perhaps entitle me to entreat you, out of the depths of my own desolation; take it for the cry of oppresed humanity, crying out by my stuttering tongue. Do not forget, ye lovers of liberty, in your own happiness, our sufferings. Remember, in your freedom. those who are oppressed; remember, in your own proud security the indignities we endure. Remember the fickleness of human fate. —that those wounds, with which the nations bleed, are so many wounds, inflicted on that principle of liberty, which makes your glory and happiness. Remember that is a tie in mankind's destiny; be thankful for the tear of compassion you shed over our mournful past,--but, have something more than a tear, have a brother's hand to give to our pressure, and do unto us, as you would have cohers do to you.

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READINGS, RECITATIONS, AND DIALOGUES.

749. A DIALOGUE BErween A MINISTER, A Sox of TEMPERANCE, AND A TAveHN KEEPER.

Minister. I have never had but one opinion on this subject, and that is adverse to your great “Movements,” as you call them. Son of Temperance. (With surprise.) Adverse / M. That is the word I have used. S. of T. You surprise me. Of all others, I would expect to find, in the Minister of the Gospel, the advocate of Temperance. M. I am the advocate of Temperance. S. of T. And, yet, you do not approve our action in this cause. M. I do not. S. of T. Why so, sir? M. Your pledge is based upon a simple human resolution. Now, I acknowledge no reforming power, but the grace of God. Build the foundations of your Order upon religious principles, and then I will have confidence therein. But, so long as all depends on the unsustained, unregenerated will of man, there is no safety. Human resolutions may appear very strong for a time; but, so long as they are unsustained by the silver cords of divine truth, and the golden bands of divine love, they may be broken at any moment Your {...” *and associations are but external nds, in danger of being severed at any time, that inward struggling, self-love, selfinterest, appetite, or unsubdued passion regain strength; but, religion is an attraction that draws from the centre of a man's life, and holds all in permanent integrity. , Your “moral suasion,” depend upon it, is of little value ; I believe only in religious “suasion.” S. of T. What do you mean by religious? M. A change of heart, wrought by the grace of God. Such a change is worth a thousand pledges. The new man is freed from the shackles of old appetites and passions; he is washed from his impurities; he has left the fiery streams of sin, and drinks, now, only of the waters of life. S. of T. But, how is a drunkard to begin to be religious? Tavern Ke I knew several of these men, Parson B., who have been saved by your religious “suasion,” as you call it. M. Well ? What of them Tap. Keep. Out of six, who joined the Church, four drink at my bar as freely as ever; two keep solver, but one of these is a pigger rascal than he was before. These are facts; and no one should be afraid to look at facts. So much for your pledges, and so much for your religion' } wouldn't give much for either. M. Nor would I give much for your hopes of heaven, friend Tavern Keeper. You mustn't be angry with me, for speaking the truth. Tar. Keep. The truth, as seen from point of view. Not in the least angry. I am a plain spoken man of the world; I can receive, il, turn, a good share of plain speak.

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S. of T. Let us not, by any this offen. sively personal, disturb, on this occasion, the balance of each other's minds. We three, all men of some experience, look upon the great temperance movement, from different points of observation. Each sees what is before him, in a peculiar light, and comes to his conclusions through a different course of reasoning. No harm can, and some gocó m; arise, from an interchange of ideas. av. Keep, . So I think. And, if you, gentlemen, wish to converse on the subject of Temperance, I am willing to give you the benefit of my conclusions on the subject. Suppose, then, friend Tavern Keeper, you give us your views about Temperance. Tav. Keep. Well; my view, to speak frankly, is, that neither ministers nor tem. erance men, as a general thing, are doing als the good they might do. S. of T. Indeed! how so? Tav. Keep. I do not speak lightly, nor from prejudice, in what I say. It was but natural, that, from my relation to this move. ment, I should, from the beginning, assume an attitude of observation. At first, I was rather alarmed. You attacked the enemy so vigorously, and carried point after point, with such indomitable bravery, that I really began to fear for my own position: and there was a period, when, blinded by self-interest, and angry with the sweeping denunciations hurled at the heads of tavern keepers, I would, had it been in my power, have crushed the very heart out of your salutary reform. That feeling, however, in time, passed away, and was followed by a better state of mind. I was still a careful observer; yet, with my sympathies all on your side. S. of T. And still continued in the traffic? Tat. Keep. (Not "... to notice this remark.) It was not long, however, before I saw, that your system had in it a most fatal error. S. of T. Ah! And pray what was this error? Tav. Keep. You took from the clinging vine its old support, yet failed to furnish another of adequate strength. M. You are right there, friend Tavern Keeper: this I have always said. S. of T. We procured employment for the reformed inebriate. We organized associations, in which he might act with his fellow man, and find others to lean upon in his weakness; others, who would encourage him to persevere in the good work he had begun. We interested his sympathies in the oor drunkard, and sent him forth into the ighways and by-ways, the lanes and the alleys, on missions of mercy. Tav. Keep. And, for a while, everything went on bravely. M. But, all was done in the strength of mere human resolutions; and these are, in times of strong temptations, weaker than the No wonder, that so many, who had run well for a season, fainted and failed by the way. There is, depend upon it, no true reliance upon any system that is not based upon religion. The heart must first

be changed. Unless reforma begins here, all himself, no strength. And with the Church is hopeless.

it is no better, but rather worse. Tav. Keep. So you ministers all say; and, M. Don't say that. yet, the pledge has made fifty sober men out Tav. Keep. It is true. There, everything. of drunkards, where your religion, as you call I might almost assert, is taken away. Tho it, has made one I speak knowingly on the church excludes all pleasures, as evil in subject.

themselves. What ground is there, therefore, M. It pains me, to hear any one speak so for the reformed drunkard to stand upon ? lightly of religion.

M. The ground of trust in God. Tav. Keep. Don't misunderstand me. I T'av. Keep. Good ground, I will own, for am no scofer at God and the Bible.

those who can trust in Him. M. And yet you scoff at religion.

M. All may, if they will. Tav. Keep. Don't misunderstand me in Tav. Keep. But, there lies the great this, either. I have only spoken of the value difficulty. This willing to trust in God is of what you call religion, in reforming the easy enough in theory, but how difficult do drunkard. Do not construe my remarks into thousands, and tens of thousands, find it in any thing beyond this.

practice. Many seem, for a time, to trust in M. What we call religion?

God; but the result proves, that it is only Tav Keep. Your suddenly wrought con- seeming. Depend upon it, your Church versions, I mean. Your washing the Ethiop's systems, with bere and there an exception, skin white in a moment. In this kind of fail to provide for that very class most in need religion I never had any faith: and this kind of its saving influence. You require them to of religion, let me tell you, never had, nor ever come up to you, but never dream of going will have, any salutary efficacy, in saving down to them. men from the degradation of drunkenness. M. You make broad assertions, my friend.

M. The Bible is very explicit on this Tav. Keep. Yet true, as that the sun subject. To all men, whether sober or not, it shines. The children of this world, as they says, Ye must be born again." Here is the were eighteen hundred years ago, are still only chance of salvation from evil.

wiser than the children of light. They go Tav. Keep. I have never questioned this. down to the level of the ignorant, the sensual, But I have always questioned your common and the debased, and hold them where they interpretation of the Scripture annunciation. are, by ministering to what is in them. But The Bible regards our natural birth as the the children of light," as the religionists of type of spiritual birth, does it not ?

the day esteem themselves, never do this. M. Certainly.

They offer only mental pleasures and sublime Tav. Keep. And, yet, your new spiritual ecstacies, and condemn all sensual pleasures man is conceived and born in a moment; as evil. Instead of coming down to the coming forth, as it were, in full stature. But, sensual-minded, with pure sensual pleasures, in natural birth, there is brought forth a and, by these, gradually lifting them up, step cender, helpless, ignorant infant, and a growth by step, until, by an almost imperceptible therefrom. with almost imperceptible slow- transition, they are able to elevate them into ness; until, at length, we have the man in a perception of mental delights, they say to fall stature. If this is the case, naturally, all, in a spirit of self-righteousness, come up how can we look for a different order of things to us. But, alas! who of the grovelling crowd epiritually? I am no Doctor of Divinity; but, are able to go up? depend upon it, my friend, you can have no M. What would you have us do ? ti je spiritual man in any other way,

Tav. Keep. I can say what I think it wise S. of T. There is, to my mind, force in for you to do. what you say, and I perceive some glimpses M. Well: what is it? of a new light breaking in upon me. Without Tav. Keep. Bring within the pale of the douht, as experience too amply demonstrates, Church all innocent pleasures. there is some defect in our system; for, M. What do you call innocent? though we can draw multitudes over to our Tav. Keep. Such as do not violate any of side, large numbers soon leave us for the old God's commandments. enticements. It seems too true, that we take M. Mention some of them. from the clinging vine its former supports Tav. Keep. Dancing, concerts of fine and fail to give another, having equal power music, exercises in elocution, dramatic repreto lift up to the breezes and sun-shine. sentations, and all other modes of enjoymect

Tao. Keep. In other words, as Temperance not evil in themselves. reformers, you cut off from a man, who has M. No; never. sought, for years, his pleasure in sensual S. of T. You are right, friend Tavem indulgence. all his old delights; and, ere a Keeper! I see this as I never saw it before. new and higher life is developed, you fail to It is too true, that we have failed to provide substitute for him those innocent social plea innocent pleasures, blending the sensual with sures, that he may enter into without danger. the intellectual, for those, who, during long You make stirring appeals to his reason and years, have debased themselves in ihings manhood, and all that; while, in truth. he is merely corporeal. And this has arisen, but a child, weak-limbed, and lottering in the mainly, from our desire, as temperance men, right way. You lift him upon his feet, and to be co-workers with the Churches. We say to him, Walk on bravely, confidently, saw, and acknowledged, the power of God in and all will be well;" and, yet, he has, in saving men; and numbers of us had faith in

save.

tho pledge ; only so far as it paved the way | increase the common stock of enjoyment. A for religion. But, afar off, in stately attitudes, few are drones in the hive; spending their stood the Church, with a repulsive, rather than days in idleness, and taking from others, an inoiting aspect. It did not come down without rendering a just return of benefits. to help us : bui rather rebuked us, for inter. And there is yet another olass, who are sering with its exclusive right to save men. neither producers nor idlers, but parasites,

Tav. Keep. Your arch-enemy knows better drawing life from the very hearts of the how to do his work. He understands the people; who pull down, but never aid in power of dramatic spectacles, of music and building up, the social fabric. Can you guess pictures, of all things that appeal to the the class to which I allude? senses; and he is daily gathering in his Tao. Keep. To do so, would not, by any harvest, of those whom the Church neglects to means, be difficult.

Under his particular patronage is the S. of T. It grieves me, friend Tavem theatre, which you might make so all-power. Keeper, to adjudge you as belonging to this ful for good; and, everywhere, he is seizing class. upon things innocent, yet despised and Tav. Keep. I will not gainsay your judgneglected by the Church, and making them ment now. Tomorrow it will be different. engines of destruction. But, good morning! S. of T. Do I hear aright? Will you, I have said a great deal more than I expected indeed, give up this evil traffic ? to say, at first. Pardon my free speaking; Tav. Keep. Such is my parpose, For and do not be so unwise as to reject what is some time, my mind has been approaching antrue. even though it be uttered by a Tavern this decision, 'It has been confirmed by our Keeper. Good morning, gentlemen.

present conversation. S. of T. Just one word, if you please. S. of T. You will come over on our side, Tav. Keep. Well; speak freely.

and help us ? S. of T. “I must also venture upon a plain Tav. Keep. I will abandon the sale of word or two, before we part. I acknowledge liquor. Thus much I owe to society, as a myself your debtor, for useful hints; perhaps good citizen. Beyond that, I can now pledge I may be of equal service to you.

myself to nothing. As already said, I do not Tav. Keep. 'Say on: I am always willing think either your rule of action, or that of the to learn.

Church, the surest and best that can be S. of T. You seem to have thought a good adopted. You do not come down low enough, deal on the subject of temperance. Has it stooping under the poor debased drunkard, never occurred to you, that, as a vender of like the mother-bird to her fledgings. You do liquor, you were doing harm in the com- not wisely regard what is in man, You do munity?

not come to his senses with enticements, and Tav. Keep. O yes; often. But, then, I thus give him the good, opposite to the evil bave argued, that my giving ap the sale of that lias been removed. But I have spoken ardent spirits, wouldn't lessen their consump. of this already. Good morning! tion. Some one else would take my stand, S. of T. May God confirm you in your and sell on, just the same as before. And, good resolutions. why. I have asked myself, should I not have M. Amen. the benefit, as well as another.

Tav. Keep. And may he bring to your 8. of T. Might nol a thief, or robber, use love of serving your fellows, a higher intellithe same argument?

gence ; for, rest assured that both of you have Tav. Keep. Not always; for, if he failed much to learn of the science, by which we to rob, or steal, in a certain case, his intended are saved froin evil. victim would, in all probability, go free of barm.

750. DEBATE—CHARACTER OF JULIUS CÆSAR. S. of T. Perhaps so. Still, I do not anderstand how any one, as intelligent and

N. B. This Debate can be given as a WHOLE, OZ observant as you are, can reconcile it to his any part of it be declaimed by one, or mon instinctive sense of right, to make gain of that individuals, according to circumstances. which destroys his brother, body and soul.

R. A., Chairman. Tav. Keep. I doubt, if many who sell liquor, permit that instinctive sense of right, F. A., R. V., W.M., R. T., W. s., H. H., F. W.

THE DEBATERS.-J. G., F.M., R. P., R. G., B. G., to which you refer, to come into play. S. of T. How can they help ii ?

R. A. Gentlemen, I am happy to see you. Tav. Keep. The selfish love of gain rules Agreeably to the notice of your late worthy over most of our impulses.

chairman, you have assembled to discuss the S. of T. Most true. But, are we just to propriety of calling Cæsar a Great Man. I ourselves, to say nothing of society, thus to promise myself much satisfaction from your permit self-love to overrule these better debate. I promise myself the pleasure of impulses ?

hearing many ingenious arguments on each Tao. Keep. I will not say that we are. side of the question, and the gratification of

M. Society is held in its integrity, by the witnessing a contest, maintained with anima bond of mutual benefits. The farmer, the tion, good humor, and courtesy. You are my mechanic, the manufacturer, the artist, are all sureties, and I shall not be disappointed. engaged in promoting the public good. Each The avocations of your late chairman bave works for, and provides, food raiment, or not allowed him to resume his seat-a seat other things necdful to sustain life, and honorable in itself, but more honorable from

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