Sidor som bilder

27. Articulation is the cutting out and Anecdote. Accommodating. A Physishaping, in a perfectly distinct and appro- cian-advertised, that at the request of his priate manner, with the organs of speech, friends, he had moved near the church-yard; all the simple and compound sounds which and trusted that his removal would accomour twenty-six letters represent. It is to modate many of his patients. No doubt of it. the ear what a fair hand-writing is to the eye, and relates, of course, to the sounds, Proverbs. 1. A thousand probabilities will not to the names, of both vowels and conso- not make one truth. 2. A hand-saw is a good nants. It depends on the exact positions thing, but not to shave with. 3. Gentility, withand correct operations, of the vocal powers, out ability, is worse than beggary. 4. A man and on the ability to vary them with rapid- may talk like a wise man, and yet act like a fool. ity, precision and effect: thus, articulation 5. If we would succeed in any thing, we must use is purely an intellectual act, and belongs the proper means. 6. A liar should have a good not to any of the brute creation.

memory. 7. Charity begins at home, but does 28. The second sound of I is short: not end there. 8. An ounce of mother wit is ILL; inn, imp; the ser-vile

worth a pound of learning. 9. Short reckonings spir-it of a rep.tile lib-er-tine is

make long friends. 10. Custom is the plague of hos-tile to fem-i-nine fi-del-i.

wise men, and the idol of fools. 11. Every one ty; the pu-er-ile dis-ci-pline

knows best where his own shoe pinches. A faint of mer-can-tile chi-cane-ry, is

heart never won a fair lady. the ar-tif-i-cer of mil-i-ta-ry des-po-tism; the fer-tile eg

[I in ILL.) Freedom. When freedom is spoken of, lan-tine is des-tiu'd for a ju-ve-nile gift; the every one has an idea of what is meant ; for gen-u-ine pro-file of Cap-tain White-field is every one has known what it is to live in the an-tip-o-des of in-di-vi-si-bil-i-ty; the freedom, and also what it is to live, and ac: wind, in the vi-cin-i-ty of mount Lib-a-nus, under restraint. But then it is obvious is a me-di-ci-nal for the con-spir-a-cy of the that different persons feel in freedom, ac. brig-and; the pris-tine foun-tains of the cording to circumstances ; things which read-a-man-tine spring is sul-lied with the strain and infringe .upon the freedom of guil-ty guil-o-tine ; man is an ex-quis-ite some, have no such effect upon others. So e-pit-o-me of the in-fi-nite Di-vin-i-ty, and that in the same situation in which one should be stud-ied as def-i-nite-ly as pos

would feel free, another would feel himself si-ble.

in bondage. Hence, it is evident that tho' 29. Two grand objects are, to correct bad all have a general idea of what freedom is, habits, and form good ones; which may be yet

all have not the same idea of it. For done by the practice of analysis and syn- the same circumstances, it follows, that free

as different persons would not all be free in thesis : that is, taking compound sounds, dom itself is not the same thing to all. Of syllables, words, and sentences into pieces; or, resolving them into their component course, the kinds of freedom are as many parts, and then recombining, or putting them and various as the kinds of love are by which together again. Error must be eradicated, we are all governed: and our freedom is or truth cannot be received ; we must cease

genuine or not genuine, according as our to do evil, and learn to do well : what is ruling love is good or evil. true can be received only in proportion as Varieties. 1. Did you ever consider how its opposite false is removed.

many millions of people-live, and die, igno30. Irregulars. A, E, O, U, and Y, in a rant of themselves and the world.? 2. Stinfew words, have this sound : as-the hom-age giness soon becomes a confirmed habit, and giv-en to pret-ty wom-en has been the rich-est increases with our years. 3. The man, who bus-'ness of pet-ty tyr-an-ny, since the English | is just, and firm in his purpose, cannot be proph-e-cy of Py-thag-o-rus ; the styg-i-an fur- shaken in his deterinined mind, either by nace of bus-y Wal-lace, in Hon-ey al-ley, is a threats or promises. 4. By continually scole med-ley of pyr-i-tes, and the treb-le cyn-o-sure ding children and domestics, for small faults, of cyg-nets, hys-sop, and syn-o-nyms.

Notes. 1. Beware of Mr. Walker's error, in giving the they finally become accustomed to it, and desound of long E to the final unaccented / and Y of syllables and spise the reproof. 5. Good books-are not words, which is always short: as-as-per-ee-tee, for as-per-i-ty, only a nourishment to the mind, but they enbee-nor-ee-tee, for mi-nor-i-ty; char-ee-tee for char.i.ty; pos-see lighten and expand it. 6. Why do we turn e--ee-tee, for pos-si-bil-i-ty, &c. 2. Some give the short sound of from those living in this world, to those who I to A in the unaccented syllables of--ad-age, cab-bage, pos-tage, bon-dage, u-sage, &c., which is agreeable to the authorities, and to have left it, for the evidences of genuine love? give the a as in at, savors of affectation. 3. I is silent in evil, de. 17. All principles love their nearest relatives, vil

, cousin, basin, &c. 4. I, in final unaccented syllables, not and seek fellowship and conjunction with ending a word, is generally short; si-mil-i-tude, fi-del-i-ty, mi.

A bark, at midnight, sent alone-

There are some bosoms-dark and drear,
To drift upon a moonless sea,-

Which an unwater'd desert are ;
A lute, whose leading chord-is gone,

Yet there, a curious eye, may trace A wounded bird, that has but one

Some smiling spot, some verdant place,
Imperfect wing-to soar upon,-

Where little flowers, the weeds between
Is like what I am-wi hout thee.

Spend their soft fragrance-all unseen.


31. The organs of speech are, the dorsal Natural Philosophy-includes all sube and abdominal muscles, the diaphragm and stances that affect our five senses,-hearing, intercostal muscles, the thorax or chest, seeing, tasting, smelling and feeling ; which the lungs, the trachea or wind-pipe, the substances are called matter, and exist in larynx, (composed of five elastic cartilages, three states, or conditions,-solid, when the the upper one being the epiglottis,) the glot- particles cohere together, so as not to be easily tis

, palate, tongue, teeth, lips and nose : separated ; as rocks, wood, trees, &c.: liquid, but, in all efforts, we must use the whole body. All vowel sounds are made in the when they cohere slightly, and separate larynt, or vocal box, and all the consonant freely; as water : and gaseous, or aeriform sounds above this organ.

state, when they not only separate freely, 32. O has three regular sounds: first, the space they occupy, or their pressure will

but tend to recede from each other, as far as its NAME sound, or long: OLD; the sloth-ful doge copes with the

permit,--as air, &c. flo-rist before Pha-raoh, and

Educators, and Education. We all Sows on-ly yel-low oats and o

must serve an apprenticeship to the five sier; the home-ly por-trait of the

senses ; and, at every step, we need assist. a-tro-cious gold-smith is the yeo

ance in learning our trade: gentleness, paman-ry's pil-low; Job won't go [U in OLD.) tience, and love are almost every thing in to Rome and pour tal-low o-ver the broach education : they constitute a mild and bless. of the pre-co-cious wid-ow Gross; the ed atmosphere, which enters into a child's whole corps of for-gers tore the tro-phy soul, like sunshine into the rosebud, slowly, from the fel-low's nose, and told him to but surely expanding it into vigor and store it under the po-ten-tate's so-fa, where beauty. Parents and Teachers must govern the de-co-rus pa-trol pour'd the hoa-ry min. their own feelings, and keep their hearts

and consciences pure, following principle, 33. A correct and pure articulation, is instead of impulse. The cultivation of the indispensable to the public speaker, and es- affections and the development of the body's sential in private conversation : every one, senses, begin together. The first effort of therefore, should make himself master of it. intellect is to associate the names of objects All, who are resolved to acquire such an with the sight of them; hence, the necesarticulation, and faithfully use the means, sity of early habits of observation-of pay. (which are here furnished in abundance,) ing attention to surrounding things and will most certainly succeed, though opposed events; and enquiring the whys and whereby slight organic defects ; for the mind may fores of everything; this will lead to the qual. obtain supreme control over the whole body. ities, shapes, and states of inanimate sub. 34. Irregulars. Au, Eau, and Ew, have hot, cold, swift, slow, &c.; then of vegeta:

stances; such as hard, soft, round, square, this sound in a few words: The beau Ros- bles, afterwards of animals ; and finally, of seau, with mourn-ful hau-teur, stole the haut- men, angels, and God. În forming the boy, bu-reau, cha-teau and flam-beaux, and human character, we must not proceed as poked them into his port-manteau, before the the sculptor does, in the formation of a stabelle sowed his toe to the har-row, for strew- tue, working sometimes on one part, then ing the shew-bread on the plateau.

on another ; but as nature does in forming Anecdote. A Narrow Escape. A pedan

a flower, or any other production; throwing tic English traveler, boasting that he had been out altogether the whole system of being,

and all the rudiments of every part: so fortunate, as to escape Mr. Jefferson's celebrated non-importation law, was told by a

Varieties. 1. The just man will flourish

in spite of envy. Yankee lady," he was a very lucky man : for suffering, are the school of wisdom. 3. Is

2. Disappointment and she understood that the non-importation law prohibited the importing of goods, of which corporeal punishment necessary in the school, brass—was the chief composition.

army and navy? 4. Every thing within the Proverbs. 1. Afairs, like salt-fish, should scope of human power, can be accomplished be a long time soaking. 2. A fool's tongue, like by well-directed efforts. 5. Woman— the a monkey's tail, designates the animal. 3. All morning-star of our youth, the day-star of are not thieves that dogs bark at.

4. An ant may

our manhood, and the evening-star of our age. work its heart out, but it can never make honey. 6. When Newton was asked—by what means 5. Better go around, than fall into the ditch. 6. he made his discoveries in science, he replied, Church work generally goes on slowly. 7. Those, by thinking." 7. Infinity can never be whom guilt contaminates, it renders equal. 8. received fully-by any recipient, either in Force, without forecast, is little worth. 9. Gen. heaven, or on earth. tility, without ability, is worse than plain beg- The silver eel, in shining volumes roll’d, gary. 10. Invite, rather than avoid labor. 11. The yellow carp, in scales bedropp'd with gold; He'll go to law, at the wagging of a straw. 12. Round broken columns, clasping ivy twin'd, Hobson's choice,-that, or none.

And o'er the ruins-stalk'd the stately hind. 'Tis not, indeed, my talent--to engage

O cursed thirst of gold / when, for thy sake, In lofty trifles; or, to swell my page The fool-throws up his interest in both worlds ; with wind, and noise.

First, staro'd in this, then, damn'd-inthat to como

35. Attend to the quantity and quality of Causes of Greek Perfection. All Greek the sounds, which you and others make; Philologists have failed to account satisfacthat is, the volume and purity of voice, the torily, for the form, harmony, power, and time occupied, and the manner of enuncia superiority of that language. The reason ting letters, words, and sentences : also, seems to be, that they have sought for a thing learn their differences and distinctions, and where it is not to be found; they have look'd make your voice produce, and your ear observe them. Get clear and distinct ideas into books, to see what was never written and conceptions of things and principles, in books; but which alone could be heard. both as respects spirit, and matter ; or you They learned to read by ear, and not by letwill grope in darkness.

ters; and, instead of having manuscripts be 36. The second sound of O is close :

fore them, they memorized their contents, and

made the thoughts their own, by actual approOOZE; do stoop, and choose to ac-cou-tre the gour-mand

priation. When an author wished to have and trou-ba-dour, with boots

his work published, he used the living voice and shoes; the soot-y cou-ri-er

of himself, or of a public orator, for the prinbroods a youth-ful boor to gam

ter and bookseller : and the public speaker, boge the goose for a dou-ceur;

who was the best qualified for the task, would Brougham, (Broom,) proves the [O in OOZE.]

get the most business : the greater effect they uncouth dra-goon to be a wound-ed tou-rist produced, the higher their reputation. The by his droop-ing sur-tout; it be-hoves the human voice, being the grand instrument, boo-by to shoot his. bou-sy noo-dle soon, was developed, cultivated, and tuned to the lest, buo-yant with soup, the fool moor his highest perfection. Beware of dead book poor ca-noe to the roof of the moon.

knowledge, and seek for living, moving na37. The difference between expulsion ture: touch the letter-only to make it alive and explosion is, that the latter calls into with the eternal soul. use, principally, the lungs, or thorax : i. e.

Anecdote. I hold a wolf by the ears : the effort is made too much above the dia, which is similar to the phrase-catching phragm : the former requires the combined a Tartar ; supposed to have arisen from a action of the muscles below the midriff; this trooper, meeting a Tarter in the woods, is favorable to voice and health ; that is de- and exclaiming, that he had caught one: to leterious, generally, to both: many a one has which his companion replied,, Bring him injured his voice, by this unnatural process, along, then;"—he answered, “I can't ; and others have exploded their health, and · Then come your self ;"-"He won't let some their life; beware of it.

The meaning of which is, to repreNotes. 1. Au, in some French words, have this sound ; sent a man grappling with such difficulties, 28-chef-d'eau-vre, (she-dooyr, a master stroke ;) also, Eu ; as-ma. that he knows not how to advance or recede. neu-vre; coup-d'ail, (coo-dale, first, or slight view ;) coup-de

Varieties. 1. Is it not strange, that main, (a sudden attack ;) and coup-de-grace, (coo-de-gras, the fin.

such beautiful flowers-should spring from ishing stroke). 2. Beware of Walker's erroneous notation in pronouncing oo in book, cook, took, look, &c., like the second sound of o, the dust, on which we tread? 2. Patient, as in boon, pool, tooth, &c. In these first examples, the oo is like u in persevering thought-has done more to en pull; and in the latter the o is close. In the word to, in the following, lighten and improve mankind, than all the when it constitutes a part of the verb, the o is close: as—"in the examples alluded to;" « attend the exceptions.” 3. In concert sudden and brilliant efforts of genius. 3. It practice

, many will let out their voices, who would read so low as is astonishing, how much a little added to a not to be heard, if reading individually.

little, will, in time, amount to. 4. The hapo Proverbs. 1. A fog-cannot be dispelled piest state of man-is-that of doing good, with a fan. 2. A good tale—is often marr'd in for its own sake. 5. It is much safer, to telling. 3. Diligence-makes all things appear thinkwhat we say, than to saywhat we easy. 4. A good name—is better than riches. 5. think. 6. In affairs of the heart, the only A man may even say his prayers out of time. 6. trafic is love for love ; and the exchange A-pel-les-was not a painter in a day. 7. A plas- all for all. 7. There are as many orders of ter is a small amends for a broken head. 8. All truth, as there are of created objects of order are not saints that go to church. 9. A man may in the world; and as many orders of good live upon little, but he cannot live upon nothing proper to such truth. 10. A rolling stone gathers no moss. 11.

There is a spell—in every flower, Patience—is a bitter seed; but it yields sweet

A sweetness-in each spray, fruit. 12. The longest life must have an end.

And every simple bird-hath powerThere is a pleasure-in the pathless woods,

To please me, with its lay. There is a rapture-on the lonely shore,

And there is music-on the breeze, There is society, where none intrudes,

Th't sports along the glade, By the deep Sea, and music-in its roar :

The crystal dew-drops--on the trees, I love not Man-the less, but Nature--more,

Are gems-by fancy made. From these our interviews, in which I steal O, there is joy and happinessFrom all I may be, or have been before,

In every thing I see, To mingle-with the Universe, and feel

Which bids my soul rise up, and blese What I can ne'er express, yet cannot all conceal. The God, th't blesses me.

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38. Oratory-in all its refinement, and Analogies. Light-is used in all lannecessary circumstances, belongs to no par-guages, as the representative of truth in its ticular people, to the exclusion of others; power of illustrating the understanding. nor is it the gift of nature alone; but, like Sheep, lambs, doves, &c., are analogous to, other acquirements, it is the reward of ardu- or represent certain principles and affections us efforts, under the guidance of consummate of the mind, which are pure and innocent; skilt. Perfection, in this art, as well as in all tives of such affections : while, on the other

and hence, we select them as fit representaothers, is the work of time and labor, prompt-hand, bears, wolves, serpents, and the like, ed by true feeling, and guided by correct are thought to represent their like affections. thought.

In painting and sculpture it is the artist's 39. The third sound of O is short: great aim, to represent, by sensible colors, ON; fore-head, prod-uce; the

and to embody under material forms, cerdol-o-rous coll-ier trode on the

tain ideas, or principles, which belong to the bronz'd ob-e-lisk, and his sol.

mind, and give form to his conceptions on ace was a com-bat for om-lets

canvass, or on marble : and, if his execumade of gor-geous cor-als; the

tion be equal to his conception, there will vol-a-tile pro-cess of making 10 in ON.)

be a perfect correspondence, or analogy, beros-in glob-ules of trop-i-cal mon-ades is ex- tween his picture, or statue, and the ideas, traor-di-na-ry; the doc-ile George for-got which he had endeavored therein to express. the joc-und copse in his som-bre prog-ress The works of the greatest masters in poeto the moss broth in yon-der trough of try, and those which will live the longest, knowl-edge; beyond the flor-id frosts of contain the most of pure correspondences; morn-ing are the sop-o-rif-ic prod-ucts of for genuine poetry is identical with truth; the hol-y-days.

and it is the truth, in such works, which is 40. Dean Kirwan, a celebrated pulpit ora

their living principle, and the source of their tor, was so thoroughly convinced of the im

power over the mind. portance of manner, as an instrument of do- been praised for his quickness of reply, a

Anecdote. Ready Wit. A boy, having ing good, that he carefully studied all his gentleman observed, When children are tones and gestures; and his well modulated so keen in their youth, they are generally and commanding voice, his striking attitudes, stupid when they become advanced in and his varied emphatic action, greatly aided


“What a very sensible boy you his wing-ed words, in instructing, melting, must have been, sir,"-replied the lad. inflaming, terrifying and overwhelming his Varieties. 1. Why is a rinking person auditors.

like a mirror ? because he reflects. 2. Self41. Irregulars. A sometimes has this sufficiency-is a rock, on which thousands sound: For what was the wad-dling swan perish ; while diffidence, with a proper sense quar-rel-ing with the wasp wan-der-ing and of our strength, and worthiness, generally wab-bling in the swamp? it was in a quan- ensures success. 3. Industryis the law of da-ry for the quan-ti-ty of wars be-tween our being; it is the demand of nature, of reathe squash and wash-tub, I war-rant you.

son, and of God. 4. The generality of manNotes, 1. The o in nor is like o in on and or: and the rea kind-spend the early part of their lives ir. son why it appears to be different, is that the letter r, when smooth, being formed the lowest in the throat of any of the consonants, contributing to render the latter part miserapartakes more of the properties of the vowel than the rest. 2. 6|ble. 5. When we do wrong, being convincis silent in the final syllables of pris-on, bi-son, dam-son, ma-son, ed of it—is the first step towards amendpar-son, sex-ton, ar-son, bla-zon, glut-ton, par-don, but-ton, rea-son, ment. 6. The style of writing, adopted by mut-ton, ba-con, trea-son, reck-on, sea-son, u-ni-son, ho-ri-zon, crimson, les-son, per-son, Mil-ton, John-son, Thomp-son, &c.

persons of equal education and intelligence, Proverbs. 1. A man of gladness-seldom is the criterion of correct language. 7. To falls into madness. 2. A new broom sweeps go against reason and its dictates, when pure, clean.

3. A whetstone-can't itself cut, yet it is to go against God: such reason-is the dimakes tools cut. 4. Better go around, than fall vine governor of man's life: it is the very into the ditch. 5. Religion-is an excellent ar- voice of God. mor, but a bad cloke. 6. The early bird-catches the worm. 7. Every one's faults are not written Those evening bells, those evening bells ! in their fore-heads. 8. Fire and water--are ex- How many a tale—their music tells cellent servants, but bad masters. 9. Fools and of youth, and home, and native clime, obstinate people, make lawyers rich. 10. Good When I last heard their soothing chime. counsel-has no price. 11. Great barkers--are

Those pleasant hours have passed away, no biters. 12. Regard the interests of others, as And many a heart, that then was gay, well as your own.

Within the tombnow darkly dwells, 'Tis liberty, alone, that gives the flower

And hears no more those evening bells. Of fleeting life its lustre, and perfume ;

And so it will be when I am gone; And we are weeds without it.

That tuneful peal-will still ring on, Man's soul-in a perpetual motion flows,

When other bards--shall walk these dells, And to no outward cause--that motion owes. And sing your praise, sweet evening bells.



42. Yield implicit obedience to all rules Proverbs. 1. Fools - make fashions, and and principles, that are founded in nature other people follow them. 2. From nothing, and science; because, ease, gracefulness, and nothing can come. 3. Give but rope enough, and efficiency, always follow accuracy; but rules he will hang himself. 4. Punishment-may be may be dispensed with, when you have be- tardy, but it is sure to overtake the guilty. 5. come divested of bad habits, and have per

He that plants trees, loves others, besides himfected yourself in this useful art. Do not, self. 6. If a fool have success, it always ruins however, destroy the scaffold, until you have him. 7. It is more easy to threaten, than to do. erected the building; and do not raise the 8. Learning-makes a man fit company for himsuper-struct-ure, till you have dug deep, and self

, as well as others. 9 Little strokes te. Great

oaks. 10. Make the best of a bad bargain. 11. laid its foundation stones upon a rock.

The more we have, the more we desire. 12. Gen43. U has three regular sounds: first, teel society—is not always good society. NAME sound, or long : MUTE;

The Innocent and Guilty. If those, June re-fu-ses as-tute Ju-ly the

only, who sow to the wind-reap the whirl. juice due to cu-cum-ber; this feu

wind, it would be well : but the mischief dal con-nois-sieur is a suit-a-ble

is—that the blindness of bigotry, the mad. co-ad-ju-tor for the cu-ri-pus

ness of ambition, and the miscalculation of man-tua-ma-ker; the a-gue and [U in MUTE.] diplomacy-seek their victims, principally, fe-ver is a sin-gu-lar nui-sance to the a-cu- amongst the innocent and unoffending. men of the mu-lat-to; the cu-rate cal-cu- The cottage—is sure to suffer, for every er. lates to ed-u-cate this lieu-ten-ant for the tri- ror of the court, the cabinet, or the camp. bu-nal of the Duke's ju-di-cat-ure.

When error sits in the seat of power and

authority, and is generated in high places, 44. Elocution, is reading, and speaking, it may be compared to that torrent, which with science, and effect. It consists of two originates indeed, in the mountain, but parts: the Science, or its true principles, and commits its devastation in the vale below. the Art, or the method of presenting them. Eternal Joy. The delight of the soul

Science is the knowledge of Art, and Art is derived from love and wisdom from the is the practice of Science. By science, or Lord ; and because love is effective through knowledge, we know how to do a thing; and wisdom, they are both fixed in the effect, the doing of it is the art. Or, science is the which is use: this delight from the Lord parent, and art is the offspring; or, science flows into the soul, and descends through is the seed, and art the plant.

the superiors and inferiors of the mind-in.

to all the senses of the body, and fulfills it. 45. Irregulars. Ew, has sometimes this self in them; and thence joy-becomes joy, diphthongal sound, which is made by com- and also eternalfrom the Éternal. mencing with a conformation of organs much Varieties. 1. Gaming, like quicksand, like that required in short e, as in ell, termi- may swallow up a man in a moment. 2. nating with the sound of o, in ooze; see the Real independence-is living within our engraving. Re-view the dew-y Jew a-new, means. 3. Envy-has slain its thousands ; while the cat mews for the stew. In pro- but neglect, its tens of thousands. 4. Is not nouncing the single sounds, the mouth is in a sectarian spirit-the devil's wedge-to sepone condition; but, in giving the diphthong, arate christians from each other? 5. That or double sound, it changes in conformity to man is little to be envied, whose patriotismthem.

would not gain force on the plains of MaraNotes. 1. U, when long, at the beginning of a word, or

thon; or whose piety would not grow warmsyllable, is preceded by the consonant sound of y: i. e. it has this er among the ruins of Ionia. 6. Rational consonant and its own vowel sound: as; u-ni-verse, (yu-ni-verse,) evidence-is stronger than any miracle pen-u-ry, (pen-yu-ry,) stal-u-a-ry, (stat-yu-a-ry,) ewe, (yu,) vol-ume, whenever it convinces the understanding; (vol-yume,) na-ture, (nat-yure,) &c.: but not in col-umn, al-um, &c., where the u is short. 2. Never pronounce duty, dooty; tune, which miracles do not. 7. Man, in his sale toon; news, noos ; blue, bloo ; slew, sloo; dews, doos ; Jews, Joos; vation, has the power of an omnipotent Goi. Tuesday, Toosday; gratitude, gratitoode, &c. 3. Sound all the syllables full, for a time, regardless of sense, and make every let must fight against it, as being ever in the ef

to fight for him; but in his damnation, he ter that is not silent, tell truly and fully on the ear: there is no danger that you will not clip them enough in practice.

fort to save him. Anecdote. A Dear Wife. A certain extravagant speculator, who failed soon after, These, as they change, Almighty Father! these informed a relation one evening, that he Are but the varied God. The rolling year had that day purchased an elegant set of Is full of thee. Forth in the pleasing spring jewels for his dear wife, which cost him Thy beauty walks, thy tenderness and love. two thousand dollars. * She is a dear wife, Wide flush the fields ; the soft'ning air is balm; indeed, "--was the laconic reply.

Echo the mountains round; the forest smiles,

And ev'ry sense, and ev'ry heart is joy.
In heads, replete with thoughts of other men; Even from the body's purity-the mind-
WISDOM, in minds attentive to their own.

Receives a secret, sympathetic aid.



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