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163. Vowel sounds are all formed in the Proverbs. 1. York-it dulges in hope old LARYNX; and, on their emission, the articu-age-in remembrance. 2. One half of the world culing organs modify them into words. delights in uttering slander, and the other-10 These words constitute language, which is hearing it. 3. Virtue-is the only true nobility. used, by common consent, as signs of vleas; 4. To bless, is to be bless'd. 5. Peasures-are or as mediums for the manifestation or rendered bitter, by being abused. 6. Quurreis

would not last long, if the faults all lay on ons thought and feeling : it may be written, or

side. 7. True merit- is dependent, neither on spoken ; and the natural results are-books, papers and onversation : by means of which, homage, which vice-rendera to virtue. 9. The

season, nor on fashion. 8. Hypocrisy — - is the the conceptions and affections of human

law-inposes on no one impossibilities. 10. Con. minds are made known and perpetuated.

tempt of injuries, is proof of a great mind. 11. 166. Th have two sounds; first a lisp- What! hope for honey from a nest of wasps ? ing sound; THIN: a thief thirst

12. Shall we creep like snails, or Ay like eagles ? eth for the path of death, and

Anecdote. A stranger-went into a win-keth at his thank-less thesis,

church-yard, where two children were sei. as the a-the-ist doth of the-o-ret

ting out flowers on some grares.

* Whose i-cal truth; forth-with the thrifl. {TH in THIN.) graves are these?” said he.

Father, moless throng, threw thongs over the mouth of ther, and little Johnny lie here.” “Why do Frith of Fourth, and thwar-ted the wrath of

you set the flowers here ?" said the stranger. the thril-ling thun-der; faith, quoth the

They looked at him with tears, and said

“ We do love them so." youth, to the Pro-thon-o-ta-ry, the bath is my berth, the hearth is my cloth, and the heath Human ambition and human policy-labor is my throne.

after happiness in vain;-goodiness-is the 167. Ventriloquism. In analyzing the only foundation to build on. The wisdom eunds of our letters, and practicing them of past ages--declares this truth;our own upon different pitches, and with different acknowledge it ;-yet how fero, how very

observation confirms it;--and all the world qualities of voice, the author ascertained that few-are willing to act upon it! If the inthis amusing art can be acquired and prac-ordinate love of wealth—and parade-be not ticed, by almost any one of common organi- checked among us, it will be ihe tuin of our zation. It has been generally supposed that country as it has been, and will be, the ventriloquists possessed a different set of or-ruin of thousands of others. But there are gans from most people; or, at least, that they always two sides to a question. If it is per. vere differently constituted; but this is alto- nicious - - to make money and style - the gether a misapprehension : as well might we

standard of respectability, -it is injurious

and say that the singer is differently constituted

wrong-lo foster prejudice against the from one who does not sing. They have the wealtis-have different temptations; but they

wealthy and fashionable. Poverty - and same organs, but one has better command of are equally strong. The rich-are tempted them than the other. It is not asserted that to pride-and insolence ; the poors-to jeal. all can become equally eminent in these arts; ousy-and envy. The envious and disconfor there will be at least, three grand divis- tented poor, invariably become haughlyions; viz, good, BETTER and BEST. and over-bearing, when they become rich,

168. The Thistle Sifter. Theophilus 'This- for selfishness—is equally at the bottom-of tle, the successful thistle sifter, in sisting a

these opposite evils. sieve full of unsifted thistles, thrust three Varieties. 1. The battle of New Or thousand thistles thro' the thick of his leans, was fought Jan. 8th, 1815. 2. A thumb: if then Theophilus Thistle, the suc- flatterer, is the shadow of a fool. 3. You cessful thistle sister, in sifting a sieve full of cannot truly love, and ought not to be loved,

if unsifted thistles, thrust three thousand this.

you ask any thing, that virtue condemns.

5. Do men exert a greater influence on su. tles thro' the thick of his thumb; see that ciety than women ? 5. Self-emaitation, is the Thou, in sisting a sieve full of unsifted this worst posture of the spirit. 6. A principle tles, dost not thrust three thousand thistles of uniiy, without a subject of unity, cannot through the thick of thy thumb: success to exist. 7. Where is the wisdom, in saying to the successful thistle sister, who doth not get a child, be a man? Attempt not what God the thistles in his tongue.

cannot countenance; but wait, and all things

will be brought forth in their due season. Notes. 1. To make this lisping diphthongal sound, press the tongue against the upper front teeth, and let the breath pass

Deceit! thy reign is short: Hypocrisy, between them: or pronounce the word path, and dwell on the th

However gaily dressd-in specious garh, sound; see engraving. 2. To avoid lisping, draw the tongue back

In witching eloquence, or winning smiles, us not to touch the teeth, and take words beginning with, or it;

Allures—but for a time: Truth-lifts the reis ke the first sound of C for examples. 3. Why should this sound be

She lights her torch, and places it on high called shary, rather than dull? 4. Exactnesa in articulating every

To spread intelligence to all around. zocal letter, is more important thar correct spelling in ecmposi.

How shrinks the fawning slave-hypocryou Moa; for the lon ver is addressed to hundreds at tbe sme instant,

Then, when the specioj veil-is rent in train, le the latter ubr.tter to one or a few at a time.

Which screen'd the bidenus monster-from our mere

169. Enunciation-is the utterance and Proverbs. 1. A promise performed, is precombination of the elements of language, and serable to one make. 2. It will not alu ays be the consequent formation of syllables, words, summer. 3. Make hay, while the sun shines. &c, as contradistinguished from the tones, 4. Cut your coat according to the cloth. 5. Pride and tuning of the voice, and all that belongs -costs us more than hunger, thirst, or cold. 6. to the melody of speech. A perfect enuncia- Never spend your money before you have it. 7. tion-consists in the accurate formation of Never trouble another, for what you can do yourthe sounds of the letters, by right motions self. . Slanderers-are the Devil's bellows, to and positions of the organs, accompanied by is a lecture to the wise.

blow up contention. 9. The loquacity of fouls

10. Vowg made in a proper degree of energy, to impress those elements fully and distinctly on the ear; and our characters for both worlds. 12. Progress

storms, are forgotten in calms. 11. We must fons the act of combining and linking those to- is the great law of our being. gether, so as to form them into words, capa

A Puzzle. Here's a health to all those ble of being again combined into clauses that we love ; and a health to all those tha: and sentences, for the full conveyance of our love us ; and a health to all them, that love Ideas and determinations.

those, that love them, that love them that love 170. The second sound of th, is the those that love us. vocal Isping: THAT; thou

Anecdote. Half Mourning. A little saidst the truths are thine, and

girl, hearing her mother observe to another the youths say they are theirs

lady, that she was going into half mourning who walk therein; fath-er and

inquired, whether any of her relations were moth-er hathe dai-ly, and their

half dead ?

What is Ours. clothes and hearths are wor-thy [TH in THAT.) have riches in their possession, that are real.

It is not those, who of them; broth-er says, where-with-al shall I ly rich ; but they, who possess, and use them smoothe the scythe, to cut the laths to stop aright, and thereby enjoy them. Is he a the mouths of the moths with-out be-ing both true christian, who has a Bible in his posses. ered ? they gath-er wreaths be-neath the baths, sion, but does not live by the Bible? Is and sheathe their swords with swatn-ing he a genuine christian, who reads, but does bands, rather than make a blith-some pother not understand the word, and, from under.

171. Jaw-breakers. Thou wreath’d’st standing, practice it? As well may one and muzzl’d’st the far-fetch'd ox, and im- say, that they are rich, who have borrowed prison’d'st him in the volcanic Mexican others in their possession. What do we

money from others, or have the property of mountain of Pop-o-cat-a-petl in Co-ti-pax-i. think of those, who go dressed in fine clothes. Thou prob’d'st my rack'd ribs. Thou trio or ride in splendid carriages, while nove of fl’d'st with his acts, that thou black'n'st and these things are their own property ? Knowcontaminateil'st with his filch'd character. I ledges, or truths-stored up in the memory, Thou lov'd'st the elves when thou heard'st are not ours, really and truly, unless we re. and quick’n’d'st my heart's tuneful harps. duce them to practice : they are like hear. Thou wagg’d’st thy prop'd up head, because says of great travelers, of which nothing thou thrustd’st three hundred and thirty standing-does not make the man, but un

more than the sound reaches us. Underthree thistles thro’ the thick of that thumb, derstanding and doing, or living accordingly. that thou cur'd'st of the barb'd shafts.

There must be an appropriotion of know. Notos. 1. To make this diphthongal vocal sound, place ledge and truth-by ihe affections, in deeds, the organs as in the preceding th, and then add the voice sound, or they are of no avail : Faith, without which can be made only in the larynx. 2 The terms sharp and works, is dead :” the same principle applies flat, as applied to sound, are not sufficiently definite; we might ag well speak of square, round and dull sounds; at the same time it is

to a society, and to a church. often convertent to use such terms, in order to convey our ideas. Varletles. 1. Biergoyne-surrendered, 2. If you have imperfections of articulation, set apart an hour eve- Oct. 17, 1777, and Cornvallis, Oct. 19, '81. r dav for practice, in direct reference to your specific defects ; and 2. Happy is that people

whose rulers-rule of every other fault ; particularly, of rapid utterance : tbis can in the fear of God. 3. Remember the past, te dure either alone, or in company of those wbo can assist you.

consider the present, and provide for the fu. Skr, mountains, rivers, winds, lakes, lightnings :-Ye ture. 4. He, who marries for wealth, selle With night, and cords, and thunder, and a sord

his happiness for half price. 5. The covet. To make these felt and feeling; the far roll of your departing verices is the knell

ous person is always poor. 6. If you would Of what in me in sicepless--ill rest.

avoid wants, attend to every thing below you,

around you, within you, and above you. 7. Could I imbody and unlosom now

All the works of natural creation, are ex.

hibited to us, that we may know the nature My thoughts upou espression, and thus throw

of the spiritual, and eternal ; all things soul, heart, mind, passions, feelings strong or weak, speak, and are a lar.guage. All that I would wave sought, and all I seek, Bear, anono, feel, and yet breathe -into one word,

He was not born--to shame ; And that one word were lightning, I would speak!

Upon his brow-shame-is ashamed to bit; But uit is, I live, and die, unheard,

For 'tia a throne, where honor--may be crowned Puha most voiceless thought, sheathing it as a swol Sole monarch--of the unirersal earth.

that which is most within me-could I wres

172. The chief source of indistinctness is Proverbs. 1. Self-esultation - is the fool's precipitancy; which arises from the bad paradise. 2. That, which is bitter to endurs, inay method of teaching to read: the child not be be sweet to remember. 3. The fol-is busy in ing taught the true beauty and propriety of every one's business but his own. 4. We may reading, thinks all excellence consists in give advice, but we cannot give conduct. 5. quickness and rapidity: to him the prize Where reason — rules, appetite obeys. 6. You seems destined to the swift; for he sets out will never repent of being patient and sober. 7. at a gallop, and continues his speed to the Zeal, without knowledge, is like fire without light. end, regardless of how many letters, or sylla- Might-does not make right. 10. The greater

8. Law-makers, should not be laro-breakers. 9. bles, he omits by the way, or how many the man, the greater the crime. 11. No one lives words he runs together. “O reform it alto- for himself. 12. No one can tell how much he gether.”

can accomplish, till he tries. 173. Wh have one sound; WHALE;

Anecdote. Wine. Said a Rev. guest to wherefore are whet-stones made

w a gentleman, with whom he was dining, and of whirl-winds, and whip-lashes

who was

temperance, man: “I always of whirl-pools? Why does that

think a certain quantity of wine does no whimsical whis-tler whee-dle the

harm, after a good dinner." “O no sir," whip-por-wills with wheat?

replied mine host; “it is the uncertain Whi-lom the wheels whipped (WH in WHIP.) quantity that does the mischief. the whif-fle-tree, and whir-tle-ber-ries were Winter Evenings. This seems pro. white-washed for wheat ; the whim-per-ing vided, as if expressly for the purpose of whi-ning whelp, which the whigs whi-ten- furnishing those who labor, with ample op. ed on the wharf was whelmed into a whirl-portunity

for the improvement of their minds. i-gig as a whim-wham for a wheel-barrow of The severity of the weather, and the short whis-ky.

ness of the day, necessarily limit the pro174. Causes of Hoarseness. Hoarseness, industry; and there is little to tempt us

portion of time, which is devoted to out-door in speaking, is produced by the emission of abroad-in search of amusement. Every more breath than is converted into sound; thing seems to invite us to employ an which may be perceived by whispering a few hour or two-of this calm and quiet season, minutes. The reason, why the breath is not in the acquisition of useful knowledge, and converted into sound, in thus speaking, is, the cultivation of the mind. The noise of that the thorax, (or lungs,) is principally life is hushed; the pavement ceases to reused; an 1 when this is the case, there is al- sound with the din of laden wheels, and the ways an expansion of the chest, and conse- tread of busy men; the glowing sun has

down, and the moon and the stars are quently, a lack of power to produce sounds left to watch in the heavens, over the slum. in a natural manner : therefore, some of the bers of the peaceful creation. The mind of breath, on its emission through the glottis, man-should keep its vigils with them; and over the epiglottis, and through the back while his body-is reposing from the labors part of the mouth, chafes up their surfaces, of the day, and his feelings-are at rest from producing a swelling of the muscles in those its excitements, he should seek, in some parts, and terminating in what is called amusing and instructive page, substantial hoarseness.

food-for the generous appetite for know Notes. 1. This diphthongal aspirate may be easily made,

ledge. buy whispering the imaginary word whu, (u short,) prolonging it a

Varieties. 1. The poor-may be con. Little. 2. Since a diphthong is a dereble sound and a triphthong a tent; and the contented are rich. 2. Hypo. triple sound, there is as much propriety in applying the term to crisy-desires to seem good, rather than to emsomants, as to vowels. 3. Let the pupil, in revising, point out be good. 3. It is better to be beaten with all the Monothongs

, Diphthongs, Triphthongs, and Polythongs. 4 few stripes, than with many stripes. 4. He Make and keep a list of all your deficiencies in speech and song, who swears, in order to be believed, does not and practice daily for suppressing them: especially, in articulation, ani false intonations ; and never rest satisfied unless you can per know how to counterfeit a man of truth. 5. ceive a progress towards perfection at every exercise, for all Who was the greater monster, Nero, or Co. principles are immortal, and should be continually developing taline? 6. Let nothing foul, or indecent,

either to the eye, or ear, enter within the How sleep the brade, who sink to rest doors where children dwell. 7. We wor. With all their country's wishes blest ! ship God best, and most acceptably, when When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, we resemble him most in our minds, lives, Returns—to deck their hallow'd mould, and actions. She there shall dress a sweeter sod

Home ! how that blessed word-thrills the car Than Fancy's feet have ever trod :

In it--what recollections blend ! By Fairy hands-their knell is rung,

It tells of childhood's scenes sc dear, By forms unseen-their dirge is sung ;

And speaks-of many a cherished friend. There-Honor comes, a pilgrim gray,

0! through the world, where'er we roam, To b'ess the turf, that wraps their clay; Though souls be pure-and lips be kind; And Freedom-shall a while repair

The heart, with fondness, turns to home, Tc cwell, a weeping hermit, there.

Still turns to those—it left behind.


the sea.

175. The pupil, in Elocution and Music, Proverbs. 1. I'ruth-may be blamed, but is strongly urged to attend to the right and never shamed. 2. What soberness -- conceals, the wrong method of producing the sounds drunkenness-reveals. 3. Be you ever so high, of our letters, as well as in enunciating the law is above you. 4 A mob-has many heads, words. By all means, make the effort entire but no brains. 5. A poor man's debt makes a ly below the diaphragm, while the chest is great noise. 6. Busy-bodies - are always medcomparatively quiescent; and, as you valuedling: 7. Crows — are never the whiter, for health and life, and good natural speaking, washing themselves. 8. Good words-cost noavoid the cruel practice of exploding the thing, and are worth much. 9. He, who pays sounde, by whomsoever taught or recom; knowledge—is as the rivulet ; our ignorance-os

well, is master of every-body's purse. 10. Our mended. The author's long experience, and

II. Consider well, before you promise practice, with his sense of duty, justify this 12. Dare to do right. protest against that unnatural manner of

Anecdote. Candor. A clergyman-monca coughing out the sounds, as it is called. preached, during the whole of Lent, in a Nine-tenths of his hundreds of pupils, whom parish, where he was never invited to dine, he has cured of the Bronchitis, have induced and, in his farewell sermon, he said to his the disease by this exploding process, which hearers, “I have preached against every ought itself to be exploded.

vice, except good living ; which, I believe, 176. The 44 sounds of our Language, foro, needed not my reproach."

is not to be found among you; and, there in their alphabetical order. A 4; Ale, are, all, at: B 1; bribe: C 4; cent, clock, suffice, must and will—find a livelihood; nor has

Society owes All a Living. Every one ocean: D 2; did, fac’d: E2; eel, ell: F 2; society the choice, whether or not to provide fife, of: G 3; gem, go, rouge: Hl; hope: for its members : for if an individual is noi I 2; isle, ill: J 1; judge: K1; kirk: L 1; put in a way to earn a living, he will sek lily: M 1; mum: N 2; nun, bank: 0 3; it by unlawful means : if he is not educed old, ooze, on: P1; ripe: Q1; queen: R2; 1- to lead a sober and industrious life, he will arm, rough: 84; so, is, sure, treasury: T2; lead a life of dissipation ; and if society repit, nation : U 3; mute, up, full: V 1; viv- fuse to take care of him, in his minority, he u: W 2; wall, bow : X3; fax, exist, beaux : will force it to notice him—as an object of Y 3, youth, rhyme, hymn : Z 2; zigzag, self-defence. Thus, society cannot avoir azure : Ch 3; church, chaise, chasm : Gh 3; has placed in its bosom ; nor help devoting

giving a livelihood to all, whom providence laugh, ghost, lough: Ph 2; sphere, nephew : time and expense to them; for they are by Th 2; thin, that: Wh 1; whale: 0i 1; oil: birth, or circumstances, dependent on its asOu 1; sound: the duplicates, or those hav- sistance. While, then, it has the power ing the same sound, are printed in italics. to make every one-available as an honest,

177. Bowels of compassion, and loins of industrious and useful citizen, would it not the mind.In the light of the principles be the best policy, (to say nothing of prin. here unfolded, these words are full of mean.

ciples,) to do so ; and atiach all to society, ing. All the strong affections of the human by ties of gratitude, rather than put them in mind, are manifested thro’ the dorsal and ab- in which it will be necessary to punish them

a condition to become enemies ; a condition dominal region. Let any one look at a boy, for an alienation, which is the natural when he bids defiance to another boy, and consequence of destitution. Schools, found. challenges him to combat: "Come on, I am ed on true christian principles, would, in the ready for you:” and at the soldier, with his end, be much cheaper, and better than to loins girded for battle: also, observe the ef- support our criminal code, by the prosecu fect of strong emotions on yourself, on your tions, incident to that state, in which many body, and where ; and you will be able to come up, instead of being brought up; and the see the propriety of these words, and the consequent expenses attending our houses world of .meaning they contain. If we were

of correction, penitentiaries, &c. (of which pute minded, we should find the proper stu; public justice, but of which, on the score of

many seem to be proud,) on the score of dy of physiology to be the direct natural christian love, we have reason to be deeply :oad to the mind, and to the preselor of the ashamed. DEITY.

Varieties. 1. Will not our souls--con. Notes. 1. Make these 44 sounds, which constitute our tinue in being forever? 2. Hemis not go rocal alphabet, as familiar to the car, as the shapes of our 20 good as he should be, who does not strive to letters are to the eye ; and remember, that success depends on be better than he is. 3. Genius--is a plant,

our mastery of them; they are the a, b, c, of spoken language; whose growth you cannot stop, without deIealth and voice. 2. Keep up the proper use of the whole body, stroying it. 4. In doing nothing we learn and you need not fear sickless. 3. The only solid foundation for to do ill. 5. Neither wealth, nor power, can clocution is a perfect knowledge of the number and nature of these confer happiness. 6. In heaven. (we havn 44 omple elements: error bere will carry a taint throughout. reason to believe,) no one considers anything

Virtue as good, unless others partake of it. 7. No. Stands like the sun, and all, which rolls around, thing is ours, until we give it away. Drinks lif:, and light, and glory-from her aspect.

U doers--are ill thinkers.

Led the effort to make them has a most beneficial effect on the

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178. Orthography or Right Spelling. As Proverbs. 1. As we act towards on hers, wo we have two kinds of language, written and may expect others to act towards us.

2. A goed spoken, so, there are two modes of spelling; orator is pointed, and vehement. 3. Idleness is one addressed to the eye, and exhibited by the rust of the mind, and the blight of genius. 4 naming the letters; the other addressed to assist yourself, and heaven will assist you. 5. the ear, and spelled by giving the sounds, We should estimate man's character, by his goodwhich the letters represent: the former meth- ness; not by his wealth. 6. Knowledge—is as esod, which is the common one, tends to the pre- sential to the mind, as food is to the body. 7. A

8. No dominant use of the throat, and lungs, and is good word is as soon said, as an ill one. one of the fruitful sources of consumption; temptation of emolument, can induce an korest the latter, which is the new one, serves to safest helmet we can wear.

man to do wrong. 9. Virtue—is the best, and keep up the natural use of the appropriate fickleness of fortune, oppose a bold heart. 11.

10. Against the muscles, and tends to prevent, as well as cure, Never profess—what you do not practice. 12 dyspepsia, liver and lung complaints, and Treat everyone with kindness. diseases of the throat.

Anecdote. Keeping Time - from Eter. 179. Classification of the Consonants. nity. Chief Justice Parsons, of Massachu. The first natural division of the consonants selis, having been shown a watch, that was is into Vocal and Aspirate. Of the Vocal looked on as well worthy of notice, as it had there are, as they stand in the alphabet, and saved a man's life, in a duel, remarked,their combinations, twenty-six ; but deduct- It is, indeed, a very astonishing watch, ing the duplicates, there are but seventeen; that has kept time from eternity. viz: b, as in bih; c, as in suffice; d, as in

The Difference. Why is it, that many lead; f, as in of; g, as in gem, go, rouge;

professors of religion--are so reluctant, to I, as in ill; m, as in me; n, as in none, bank; have the reading of the Bible, as well as r, as in err, pride; w, as in wo; x, as in erspeaking and singing, conducted in a cor. ist; y, as in yet; and th as in this; all of rect and proper manner? Should not the which should be given separately, as well as ered in an appropriate style? Do they

greatest and most glorious truths-be deliv. combined, and their differences observed.

think to eralt religious truth, in the eyes of 180. After the pupil has become familiar the well-informed, by communicating it is with reading by vowel sounds and spelling, a way that is not only repulsive to correo as above recommended, let him be exercised taste, but slovenly, and absolutely wrong in reading by the rowel and consonant Is it calculated to recommend devotional exsounds: i. e. by giving a perfect analysis ercises to their consideration, by offering uz of all the sounds, found in any of the words prayer in a language and manner, unbecom of the sentence before him; which involves forming the singing, regardless of proper

ing man when addressing man; and per every thing relating to sounds, whether sin- time and tune? Will they present their of gle, double, or triple; and to articulation, ferings in a maimed, halt and blind manner accent, pronunciution, and emphasis. No upon the altar of religion ; while they have one should wish to do excused from these it in their power, to provide a way in acvery useful and important exercises; for they cordance with the subject and object of their are direrctly calculated to improve the voice, devotion? Is it well- to despise a good the ear, and the manner, while they impart style and manner-of elocution and music, that kind of knowledge of this subject, which because we have not the ability, and are too will be felt to be power, and give one confi- selves and others? What course does true

indolent to labor for it. to do justice to our. Jence in his own abilities.

wisdom dictate ? Notes. 1. It is not a little aniusing and instructive too, to

Varieties. 1. Men-will never feel like aanone the great variety of names, used by different authors, to w.rignate the sounds of our letters, their classificatious, &c. against women, nor women-think, like men.

vich the charge of simplicity cannot be brought : in every thing, In too eager disputation, the truth is often le us guard against learned and unlearned ignorance. 2. There lost sight of. 3. Woman-is not degraded, No idose, who ought, from their paitian before the world, to be but elevated, by an earnesl, daily applicaHirard authorities in the pronunciation of letters and words, and tjon—to her domestic concerns. 4. How in general delivery; but, unfortunately, on account of their sad de: wretched is his condition, who depends for kes and inaccuracies, in all those particulars, they coustitute a court of Errors, instead of Appeal: consequently, we must throw our.

his daily support, on the hospitality of others. seves upon the first principles and our own resources ; using, how. 5. An evil-speaker - differs from an evil. evt. such true lights as a kind Providence has vouchisafed us for doer, only in opportunity. 6. The use of

hnowledge is to communicate to others, that T» him, who, in the love of nature, holds they may be the better for it. 7. They who Communion with her visible forms, she epeaks deny a God, either in theory, or practice, de A various language ; for his gayer hours, stroy man's nobility. Shu has a voice of gladness, and a smile,

Till 3, outh's delirious dream is o'er, And eloquence of beauty; and she glidog

Sanguine with hope, we look before, Inlo his darker musings-with a mild

The future good to find; And gentle sympathy, that steals awav

In age, when error charms no more, Their sharpness-ere he is aware.

For bliss-wc look behind.


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