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104. In all schools, one leading object Proverbs. 1. He that seeks trouble, it were should be, to teach the science and art of a pity he should miss it. 2. Honor and ease—are reading and speaking with effect: they ought, seldom bed-fellows. 3. It is a miserable sight to indeed, to occupy seven-fold more time than see a poor man proud, and a rich man avaricious. at present. Teachers should strive to improve 4. One cannot fly without wings. 5. The fairest themselves, as well as their pupils, and feel, rose at last is withered. 6. The best evidence of that to them are committed the future orators a clegyman's usefulness, is the holy lives of his of our country. A first-rate reader is much parishoners. 7. We are rarely so unfortunate, more useful than a first-rate performer on a
or so happy, as we think we are. 8. A friend in piano, or any other artificial instrument. need, is a friend indeed. 9. Bought wit is the Nor is the voice of song sweeter than the leave truth in the middle, and the parties at both
best, if not bought too deař. 10. Disputations voice of eloquence: there may be eloquent ends. 11. We must do and live. 12. A diligent readers, as well as eloquent speakers.
pen supplies many thoughts. 105. G has three sounds: first, name
Authority and Truth. Who has not sound, or that of J, before e, i,
observed how much more ready mankind are and y, generally : GEM; Gen-er
to bow to the authority of a name, than al Ghent, of gi-ant ge-nius, sug
yield to the evidence of truth? However gests that the o-rig-i-nal mag-ic
strong and incontestible—the force of reaof the frag-i gip-sey has gener-a-ted the gen-e-al-o-gy of Geor- [G in GEM.) soning, and the array of facts of an individgi-um Si-dus; the geor-gics of George Ger- ual, who is unknown to fame, a slavish world
-will weigh and measure him by the obscuman are ex-ag-er-a-ted by the pan-e-gyr-ics rity of his name. Integrity, research, sciof the log-i-cal ser-geant; hy-dro-gen, og-y
ence, philosophy, fact, truth, and goodness-gen and ging-seng, ger-min-ate gen-teel ginger-bread for the o-rig-i-nal ab-o-rig-i-nes of sentation. Now this is exceedingly humilia
are no shield against ridicule, and misrepreGe-ne-va.
ting to the freed mind, and shows the great 106. It is of the first importance, that the necessity of looking at the truth itself for the reader, speaker and singer be free and unre-evidence of truth. Hence, we are not to bestrained in his manner; so as to avoid using lieve what one says, because he says it, but the chest as much as possible, and also of because we see that it is true : this course is being monotonous in the flow of his words: well calculated to make us independent redthus, there will be perfect correspondence soners, speakers, and writers, and constitute of the feelings, thoughts and actions. Look us, as we were designed to be-FREEMEN, in out upon Nature; all is free, varied, and ex- feeling, thought and act. pressive ; such should be our delivery. Naure—abhors monotony, as much as she does
Varieties. 1. How long was it, from the
discovery of America, in 1492, by Columbus, a vacuum.
107. Irregulars. J generally has this to the commencement of the Revolutionary sound. The je-june judge just-iy jeal-ous War, in 1775? 2. Most of our laws would of Ju-lia’s joy, joined her to ju-ba James in never have had an existence, if evil actions June or July; the ju-ry jus-ti-fy the joke, in had not made them necessary. 3. The grand jerk-ing the jave-lin of Ju-pi-ter from the secret—of never failing-in propriety of jol-ly Jes-u-it, and jam-ming it into the jov- deportment, is to have an intention-of ali-al Jew, to the jeop-ar-dy of the jeer-ing which is sown here, will be reap'd hereafter.
ways doing what is right. 4. Only that, jock-ey.
5. Is there more than one God? 6. The huNotes. 1. This triphthongal sound, as are most of the other
man race is so connected, that the well intenvocal consonants, is composed of a vocal and aspirate. To make it , compress the teeth, and begin to pronounce the word judge, tioned efforts of each individual—are never very loud ; and when you have made a sound, e. i. got to the us | lost; but are propagated to the mass; so stop instantly, and you will perceive the proper sound; or be that what one-may ardently desire, another gin to pronounce the letter &, but put no e to it: see engraving. 2. The three sounds, of which this is composed, are that of the -may resolutely endeavor, and a third, or name sound of d, and those of e, and h, combined. 3. Breath as tenth, may actually accomplish. 7. All well as voice sounds, may be arrested, or allowed to escape, ac. thought is dependent on the will, or voluncording to the nature of the sound to be produced.
tary principle, and takes its quality thereAnecdote. A pedlar-overtook another from : as is the will, such is the thought ; for of his tribe on the road, and thus accosted the thought—is the will, in form ; and the him: “Hallo, friend, what do you carry ?” state of the will-may be known by that “ Rum and Whisky,"—was the prompt re- form. ply. “Good,” said the other; “you may go go abroad, upon the paths of Nature, and when ahead; I carry gravestones."
Its voices whisper, and its silent things [all The quiet sea,
Are breathing the deep beauty of the world, Th't, like a giant, resting from his toil, Kneel at its simple altar, and the God, Sleeps in the morning sun.
Who hath the living waters-shall be there.
108. Elocution-is not, as some errone 112. Freedom of Thought. Beware ously suppose, an art of something artificial of pinning your faith to another's sleeve-of in tones, looks and gestures, that may be forming your own opinion entirely on that learned by imitation. The principles teach of another. Strive to attain to a modest indeus—to exhibit truth and nature dressed to pendence of mind, and keep clear of leading. advantage: its objects are, to enable the rea- strings: follow no one, where you cannot der, and speaker, to manifest his thoughts, see the road, in which you are desired to and feelings, in the most pleasing, perspic- walk : otherwise, you will have no confidence uous, and forcible manner, so as to charm the in your own judgment, and will become a affections, enlighten the understanding, and changeling all your days. Remember the leave the deepest, and most permanent im- old adage—“let every tub stand on its own pression, on the mind of the attentive hearer. bottom !” And,“ never be the mere shadow 109. The second sound of G, is hard,
of another." or gutteral, before a, o, u, l, r,
Proverbs. 1. He dies like a beast, who has and often before e, and i; also,
done no good while he lived. 2. 'Tis a base at the end of monosyllables, and
thing to betray a man, because he trusted you. 3 sometimes at the end of dissyl
Knaves-imagine that nothing can be done withlables, and their preceding sylla
out knavery. 4. He is not a wise man, who pays bles. GAME; a giddy goose [G in GAME.]
more for a thing than it is worth. 5. Learninggot a ci-gar, and gave it to a gan-grene beg. No tyrant can take from you your knowledge. 7.
is a sceptre to some, and a bauble-to others. 6. gar: Scrog-gins, of Brob-dig-nag, growls Only that which is honestly got—is true gain. over his green-glass gog-gles, which the big 8. Pride—is as loud a beggar as want; and a ne-gro gath-er-ed from the bog-gy quag-mire; great deal more saucy. 9. That is a bad child, a gid-dy gig-gling girl glides into the grog that goes like a top; no longer than it is whipge-ry, and gloats over the gru-el in the great ped. 10. It is hard for an empty bag to stand uppig-gin of the rag-ged grand-mother, ex- right. 11. Learn to bear disappointment cheerclaim-ing, dig or beg, the game is gone. fully. 12. Eradicate your prejudices.
110. Foreigners and natives may derive Anecdote. A sharp Eye. A witness, essential aid from this system of mental and during the assizes, at York, in England, vocal philosophy; enabling them to read and after several ineffectual attempts to go on speak the language correctly; which they with his story, declared, “ he could not most certainly ought to do, before they are proceed in his testimony, if Mr. Brougham employed in our schools : for whatever chil- did not take his eyes off from him." dren learn, they should learn correctly. Good Varieties. 1. Which does society the teachers are quite as necessary in the pri- most injury, the robber, the slanderer, or the mary school, as in the Academy or College : at murderer? 2. In every period of life, our talleast, so thought Philip, king of Macedon, ents may be improved, and our mind expan. when he sent his son Alexander to Aristotle, ded by education. 3. The mind is powerful, the great philosopher, to learn his letters: reduced to practice. 4. Give not the meats
in proportion as it possesses powerful truths, and Alexander says, he owed more to his and drinks of a man, to a child ; for how teacher, than to his father.
should they do it good ? 5. A proverb, well 111. Irregulars. Gh, in a few words, applied at the end of a phrase, often makes has this sound: tho', strictly speaking, the h a very happy conclusion : but beware of is silent. The ghast-ly bur-gher stood a- using such sentences too often. 6. Extrav. ghast to see the ghost of the ghyll, eat the agant-and misplaced eulogiums-neither ghas-tly gher-kins in the ghos-tly burgh. honor the one, who bestows them, nor the They are silent in-the neigh-bors taught person, who receives them. 7. Apparent their daugh-ters to plough with de-light, truth-has its use, but genuine t'th though they caught a fur-lough; &c. greater use : and hence, it is the per of Notes.
wisdom-to seek it. 1. This vocal sound is made, by pressing the roots of the tongue against the uvula, so as to close the throat, and beginning
Tis midnight's holy hour and silence now to say go, without the o; the sound is intercepted lower down than Is brooding, like a gentle Spirit, o'er that of first d, and the jaw dropped more ; observe also the vocal
The still and pulseless world. Hark! on the wind and aspirate; the sound is finished, however, in this, as in all oth The bell's deep tones are swelling 'tis the knell er instances of making the vocal consonants, by the organs re
Of the departed year. No funeral train suming their natural position, either for another effort, or for
Is sweeping past,-yet, on the stream, and wood, silence. 2. If practice enables persons with half the usual num.
With melancholy light, the moonbeams rest, ber of fingers to accomplish whatever manual labor they under
Like a pale, spotless shroud, -the air is stirred, take; think, how much may be done in this art, by those who pos
As by a mourner's sigh-and on yon cloud, sess their vocal organs complete, provided they pursue the course
That floats on still and placidly through heaven, bere indicated, there is nothing like these vocal gymnastics.
The Spirits-of the Seasons-seem to stand ;
Young Spring, bright Summer, Autumn's solemn form, 'Tis autumn. Many, and many a fleeting age
And Winter, with his aged locks, and breathe, Hath faded, since the primal morn of Time ;
In mournful cadences, that come abroad
Like the far wind-harp's wild and touching wail, And silently the slowly journeying years,
A melancholy dirge-o'er the dead year... All redolent of countless seasons, pass.
Gone, from the Earth, forever.
113. These principles of oratory--are Proverbs. 1. Impudence, and wit, are vastly well calculated to accustom the mind to the different. 2. Keep thy shop, and thy shop will closest investigation and reasoning ; thus, keep thee. 3. Listeners-hear no good of themaffording a better discipline for the scientific, selves. 4. Make hay while the sun shines. 5. An rational, and affectuous faculties of the mind, ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit. 6. than even the study of the mathematics: for Purposing, without performing, is mere fooling. the whole man is here addressed, and all his | 7. Quiet persons-are welcome every where. mental powers, and all his acquirements, are 8. Some have been thought brave, because they called into requisition. This system is a were afraid to run away. 9. A liar-is a brado fiery ordeal ; and those who pass through it, towards God, and a coward towards men. 10. understandingly, and practically, will come
Without a friend, the world is a wilderness 11. out purified as by fire: it solves difficulties, A young man idle,-an old man-needy. 12. Reand leads the mind to correct conclusions, solution, without action, is a slothful folly. respecting what one is to do, and what one is not to do.
Incalculable good 114. The third sound of G is that of might be done to the present and the rising Zh; which, tho' common to s
generation, by the establishment, in every and 2, is derived to this letter
town and village in our country, of Public from the French; or, perhaps
Reading Rooms, to be supported by volunwe should say, the words in
tary subscription: indeed, it would be wise which G has this sound, are
in town authorities to sustain such instituFrench words not Anglicised
tions of knowledge by direct taxation. Oh! -or made into English. The G in ROUGE.) when shall we wake up to a consideration pro-te-ge (pro-ta-zha, a person protected, or of things above the mere love of money-mapatronized,) during his bad-e-nage, (bad-e- king. nazh, light or playful discourse,) in the me.
Varieties. 1. Did Napoleon-do more nag-e-ry, (a place for the collection of wild evil than good—to mankind ? . 2. A neces; animals, or their collection,) on the mi-rage, sary part of good manners—is a punctual (me-razh, an optical illusion, presenting an observation of time; whether on matters of image of water in sandy deserts,) put rouge, civility, business, or pleasure. 3. It is ab(roozh, red paint for the face,) on the char- surd—to expect that your friends will rege-d'af-fair, (shar-zha-dif-fare, an ambassa- member you, after you have thought proper dor, or minister of secondary rank.) 115. This work informs the pupil, as the rowed trouble cost us.
to forget them. 4. How much pain has bor. master workman does the apprentice : it the effect of eliciting talents, which, in pros
5. Adversity--has teaches the principles, or rules, and the way perous circumstances, would have lain dor. to apply them; and when they are thus ap- mant. 6. When the infidel would persuade plied to practice, he has no more use for you to abandon the Bible, tell him you will, them : indeed, its rules and directions serve when he will bring you a better book. 7. him the same purpose as the guide-post When the mind becomes persuaded of the does the traveler; who, after visiting the truth of a thing, it receives that thing, and it place, towards which it directs, has no fur- becomes a part of the person's life : what ther need of of it.
116. Irregulars. Soften has this sound. men seek, they find. and Z, generally. The az-ure ad-he-sion to The spacious firmament-on high, the am-bro-sial en-clo-sures is a ro-se-ate With all the blue etherial sky, treas-ure of vis-ions of pleas-ures; the sei And spangled heavens, a shining frame, zure of the viz-ier's en-thu-si-asm is an in Their great original proclaim. va-sion of the gla-zier's di-vi-sions of the Th’unwearied sun--from day to day, scis-sors; the ho-sier takes the bra-zier's Does his Creator's power display ; cro-sier with a-bra-sions and cor-ro-sions by And publishes-to ev'ry land, ex-po-sure, and treas-ures it up without e.
The work-of an Almighty hand. lis-ions.
Soon as the evening shades prevail, Notes. 1. This vocal triphthongal consonant sound may be made, by placing the organs, as if to pronounce sh in show, and ad
The moon takes up the wond'rous tale d.ng a voice sound, from the larynx; or, by drawing out the sound And, nightly, to the list’ning earth, of the imaginary word zhure, zhure. 2. Analyze these sounds
Repeats the story of her birth ; thus; give the first sound of c, keep the teeth still compressed, add
Whilst all the stars, that round her burn, the aspirate of h, and then prefix the vocality; or reverse the pro
And all the planets in their turn, cess. G is silent in—the ma-lign phlegm of the poig-nant gnat, impregns the en-sign's di-a-phragm, and gnaws into Char-le-magne's Confirm the tidings as they roll, se-ragl-io.
And spread the truth, from pole to pole. Anecdote. A considerate Minister. ' A
What, though, in solemn silence, all very dull clergyman, whose delivery was
Move round the dark terrestrial ball ? monotonous and uninteresting to his hearers,
What, though no real voice nor sound putting many of the old folks asleep--said to
Amid these radiant orbs be found ? the boys, who were playing in the gallery ; “Don't make so much noise there; you
In reason's ear they all rejoice, will awake your parents below."
And utter forth a glorious voice, For me, my lot-was wliat I sought; to be,
Forever singing, as they shine, In life, or death, the fearless, -and the free.
" The hand that made us--is divine."
117. Be very particular in pronouncing |
Proverbs. 1. When the cat is away, the the jaw, or voice-breakers, and cease not, mice will play. 2 One may be a wise man, and till you can give every sound fully, correctly yet not know how to make a watch. 3. A wicked and distinctly: If your vocal powers are companion invites us to hell. 4. All happiness well exercised, by faithful practice on the and misery-is in the mind. 5. A good conscience more difficult combinations, ihey will acquire is excellent divinity. 6. Bear and forbear-is a facility of movement, a precision of action, good philosophy. 7. Drunkenness—is a voluntary a flexibility, grace, and force truly surprising. madness. 8. Envy shoots at others, and wounds
118. H has but one sound, which is herself. 9. Fools lade out the water, and wise an aspirate, or forcible breathing,
men catch the fish. 10. Good preachers give made in the glottis : HALE:
fruits, rather than flowers. 11. Actions are the his high-ness holds high his
raiment of the man. 12. Faith is the eye of love. haugh-ty head, and ex-hib-its his shrunk shanks to the ho-ly
Anecdote. Frederick the Great, of Prushorde in the hu-mid hall; the (H in HALE.) sia, an ardent lover of literature and the fine hard-heart-ed hedge-hog, heed-less of his arts, as well as of his people, used to rise at hav-oc of the house-wife's ham, hies him three or four o'clock in the morning to get self home, hap-py to have his head, his more time for his studies; and when one of his hands, and his heart whole; the harm-ful intimate friends noticed how hard he workhum-ble-bee hur-tles through the hot-house, ed, he replied, —“It is true, I do work hard,and ex-horts his ex-haust-ed hive-lings to hold their house-hold-stuff for a hob-by-horse but it is in order to live ; for nothing has till har-vest-home.
more resemblance to death, than idleness: of
what use is it, to live, if one only vegetates?" 119. It is said, that no description can adequately represent Lord Chatham : to
Wrong Choice. How miserable some comprehend the force of his eloquence, it people make themselves, by a wrong choice, was necessary to see and to hear him: his before them, out of which to choose! If good whole delivery was such, as to make the orator a part of his own eloquence: his mind judgment be wanting, neither the greatest was view'd in his countenance, and so em.
monarch, nor the repeated smiles of fortune, bodied was it in his every look, and gesture,
can render such persons happy; hence, a that his words were rather felt than follow- prince-may become a poor wretch, and the
To know ed; they invested his hearers; the weapons
peasant-completely blessed. of his opponents fell from their hands; he one's self- is the first degree of sound judgspoke with the air and vehemence of inspi- ment; for, by failing rightly to estimate our ration, and the very atmosphere flamed what will make us unhappy, but ridiculous.
own capacity, we may undertake-not only around him.
This may be illustrated by an unequal mar. 120. H is silent at the beginning and riage with a person, whose genius, life and end of many words. The hon-est shep- temper-will blast the peace of one, or both, herd's ca-tarrh, hum-bles the heir-ess in her forever. The understanding, and not the dish-a-billes, and hu-mors the thy-my rhet-will-should be our guide. o-ric of his rhymes to rhap-so-dy; the humor-some Thom-as ex-plained diph-thongs
Varieties. 1. What can the virtues of and triph-thongs to A-bi-jah, Be-ri-ah-Ca- our ancestors profit us, unless we imitate lah, Di-nah, E-li-jah, Ge-rah, Hul-dah, I. them? 2. Why is it, that we are so unwilling sa-iah, Jo-nah, Han-nah, Nin-e-yah, 0-ba- to practice a little self-denial for the sake of a di-ah, Pis-gah, Ru-mah, Sa-rah, Te-rah, future good? 3. The toilet of woman-is too Uri-ah, Va-ni-ah, and Ze-lah.
often an altar, erected by self-love—to vanity. Notes. 1. This sound is the material of which all sounds 4. Half the labor, required to make a first-rate are made, whether vowel or consonant, either by condensation, musician, would make an accomplished reaor modification. To demonstrate this position, commence any der and speaker. 5. Learn to unlearn what sound in a whisper, and proceed to a vocality; shaping the organs to form the one required, if a vowel or vocal consonant, and in a you have learnėd aniss. 6. A conceit of proper way to produce any of the aspirates. 2. Those who are knowledge—is a great enemy to knowledge, 2 the abit of omitting the h, when it ought to be pronounced, can and a great argument for ignorance. 7. Of practice on the preceding and similar examples: and also correct such sentences as this ; Hi took my 'orse hand went hout to 'unt pure love, and pure conception of truth, we my 'ogs, hand got hoff my 'orse, hand 'iched im to a hoak tree, are only receivers : God only is the giver ; hand gave 'im some hoats
. 3. It requires more breath to make and they are all His from first to last. this sound, than any other in our language; as in producing it,
It is a beautiful belief, that ever-round our head, even mildly, the lungs are nearly exhausted of air. It may be made by whispering the word huh: the bigber up, the more scat
Are hovering, on noisless wing, the spirits of the dead.
It is a beautiful belief, when ended our career, tering, the lower in the throat, the more condensed, till it becomes
That it will be our ministry to watch o'er others here;
To lend a moral to the flower; breathe wisdom on the wind; I am well aware, that what is base,
To hold commune, at night's pure noon, with the imprison'd mind, No polish-can make sterling-and that dice, To bid the mourner-cease to mourn, the trembling be forgiven; Though well perfumed, and elegantly dressed,
To bear away, from ills of clay, the infant-to its heaven. Like an unburied carcass,-trick'd with flowers, I cannot tell how terrible--the mystery of death.
Ah! when delight-was found in life, and joy-in every breath, Is but a garnished nuisance,-fitter far
But now, the past is bright to me, and all the future-clear: For cleanly riddance,--than for fair allire. For 'tis my faith, that after death, I stiu shall linger here.
121. Important Remarks. Every, pupil Proverbs. 1. Almost, and very nigh, save should be required to notice, distinctly, not many a lie. 2. A man may buy even gold too only all the specific sounds of our language, dear. 3. He, that waits for dead nien's shoes, simple and compound, but also the different may long go barefoot. 4. It is an ill cause, that and exact positions of the vocal organs, ne none dare speak in. 5. If pride were an art, cessary to produce them. The teacher there would be many teachers. 6. Out of sight, should, unyieldingly, insist upon having out of mind. 7. The whole ocean is made of these two things faithfully attended : for single drops. 8. There would be no great ones, success in elocution, and music, absolutely if there were no little ones. 9. Things unreasondemands it: no one, therefore, should wish
able - are never durable. 10. Time and tide wait to be excused from a full and hearty com- for no man. 11. An author's writings are a mirpliance. Master these elementary principles, and you will have command of all the ror of his mind. 12. Every one is architect of
his own character. mediums for communicating your thoughts and feelings.
In the Truth. How may a person be
said to be in the truth? This may be un 122. L has only one sound, which is derstood, rationally, by a comparison : we its name sound. LAY; the laird's little fool loudly lauds the
say--such a man is in the mercantile busi.
ness; by which we mean, that his life-is lil-y white lamb the live-long day ; Lem-u-el Ly-ell loves the
that of merchandizing, and is regulated by
the laws of his peculiar calling. In like lass-lorn lul-la-by of the landlord's lov -ly la-dy, and, with [L in LAY.] manner, we say of a christian, that he is in
the truth, and in the Lord, when he is in the bliss-ful dal-li-ance, gen-teel-ly lis-tens to true order of his creation; which is to love the low-ly lol-lard's live-ly song; the law- the Lord, with all his heart, and his neighbor yer le-gal-ly, and plain-ly tells his luck-less as himself; and to do unto others—as he cli-ent, that he lit-er-al-ly re-pels the il-logo would they should do unto him : such a one i-cal re-ply of the nul-ly-fy-ing leg-is-la- is, emphatically, in the truth, and the truth tor, who, in list-less lan-quor, lies, and re- makes him free; and this is the only freedom gales him-self over the el-der blow tea: (not on earth, or in heaven; and any other state is 1-00-t loot.)
abject slavery. 123. Pronounce my, you, your, and that, Varieties. 1. Why is the L, in the word when emphatic, with the powels full and military, like a man's nose ? Because, it is open. My harp is as good as yours. He between two i i. 2. No one is wise at all told you, but would not tell me. I said he times; because every one is finite, and of was my friend, not yours. That man related that story. When these words are not course, imperfect. 3. Money—is the servant emphatic, the sounds of y and u are short of those, who know how to use it; but the ened, the o silent, and u having its second master of those, who do not. 4. Rome sound, while the a is entirely suppressed. was built, 753 years before the christian era ; My pen is as bad as my paper. "How do and the Roman empire-terminated 476 you do ? Very well; and how do you do? years after it; what was its duration? 5. Have you got your book ? This is not your The tales of other times are like the calm book; it is my book. I said that you said, dew of the morning, when the sun is faint that you told him so.
on its side, and the lake is settled and blue Notes. 1. This vocal lingual dental sound (from the in the vale. 6. As is the state of mind, such larynx, tongue and teeth,) is made by pressing the tongue against the is the reception, operation, production, and upper gums and the mof of the mouth : pronounce the word lo, by prolonging the sound of 1; 10. 2. Do not let the eye mis manifestation-of all that is received. 7. lead the ear in the comparison of sounds; gay and gray are Ends of actions show the quality of life; alike to the ear, tho’ unlike to the eye: 80 are ph in philosophy natural men ever regard natural ends, but and f in folly: the same may be observed of th in thine and thou 3. Never forget the difference between the names of letters
, and spiritual men-spiritual ones. their respective sounds; weigh their natures, powers and qualities. Changing, forever changing !-So depart 4. Notice the dissimilarity between the letters o-n-e, and the word The glories-of the old majestic wood: one (wun;) also e-i-g-h-t, and eight (ate ;) e-n-o-u-g-h, and enuff. So-pass the pride, and garniture of fields; Is there not a better way? and is not this that way? 5. L is silent The growth of ages, and the bloom of days, in balm, salve, could, psalm, would, chalk, should, talk, hal-ser Into the dust of centuries; and 80(haw-ser,) fal-con (faw-k’n,) salm-on, folks, malm-sey (2da) al Are both-renewed. The scattered tribes of men, monds, &c.
The generations of the populous earth, Anecdote. One Tongue. Milton, the au
All have their seasons too. And jocund Youth thor of Paradise Lost and Regained, was one
Is the green spring-time-Manhood's lusty strength
Is the maturing summer-hoary Age day asked, by a friend of female education,
Types well the autumn of the year-and Death if he did not intend to instruct his daughter Is the real winter, which forecloses all. in the different languages: “No Sir ;” re
And shall the forests—have another spring,
And shall the fields-another garland wear, plied Milton,“ one tongue is sufficient for a
And shall the worm-come forth, renew'd in life, woman.
And clothed with highest beauty, and not MAN? Ye despots, too long-did your tyranny hold us
No!-in the Book before me now, I read
Another language ; and my faith is sure, In a vassalage vile-ere its weakness we knew;
That though the chains of death may hold it long, But we learn’d, that the links of the chain, that enthrald us, This mortal-will o'ermaster them, and break Were forg'd by the fears of the captive alone.
Away, and put on immortality.