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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 case-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 rick man araricious. 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 rithered. 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,

or so happy, as we think we are. 8. A friend in more useful than a first-rate performer on a piano, or any other artificial instrument. I 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 dear. 10. Disputationsvoice 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 sound, or that of J, before e, ,,

Authority and Truth. Who has not

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-ile 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- will weigh and measure him by the obscu

ual, who is unknown to fame, a slavish world man are ex-ag-er-a-ted by the pan-e-gyr-icsrity of his name. Integrity, research, sciof the log-i-cal ser-geant; hy-dro-gen, 08-Y- ence, philosophy, fact, truth, and goodness--gen and ging-seng, ger-min-ate gen-teel gin-are no shield against ridicule, and misrepreger-bread for the o-rig-i-nal ab-o-rig-i-nes of sentation. Now this is exceedingly humiliaGe-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 be strained 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 reca thus, 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—FREEXEN, 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 a vacuum.

discovery of America, in 1492, by Columbus,

to the commencement of the Revolutionary 107. Irregulars. J generally has this sound. The je-june judge just-ly 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 secret of never failing-in propriety of

had not made them necessary. 3. The grand jerk-ing the jave-lin of Ju-pi-ter from the 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 triphthonçal sound, as are most of the other man race is so connected, that the well intenit, 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 wound, e. i. got to be 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 ¿ 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 g, and in 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 volun. cording to the nature of the sound to be produced.

tary principle, and takes its quality there.
Anecdote. 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
hinc: Halio, 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
uhead; I carry gravestones.

Its voices whisper, and its silent things [alt
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 laorning sun.

Who hath the living waters--shall be thero.

Focal consonants, is composed of a vocal and arpirate. To make

108. Elocutun-is not, as some errone- 112. Freedom of Thonght. Beware ously suppuse, an art of something artificial of pinning your faith to another's sicLVA of' in tones, la ks 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 confilence uous, and forcible manner, so as to charm the in your own judgment, and will beconie 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, 1, 7,

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. 7. 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 gol—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, exo right. 11. Learn to bear disappointment cheer claim-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 lestimony, 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 Varietles. 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 erpan. when he sent his son Alexander to Aristotle, ded by education. 3. The mind is powerfal, 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 ihe 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 ghis-tly gher-kins in the ghostly 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 i. the a though they caught a fur-lough; &c. greater use : and hence, it is the pain Notes. I. This vocal sound is made, by presuing the roots

wisdom--to seek it. of the tongue against the uvula, so as to close the throat, and beginning Tis midnight's holy hour_and silence Bow to ay go, without the o; the sound is intercepted lower down tran Is brooding, like a gentle Spirit, that of fint d, and the jaw dropped more ; observe also the vocal The still and pulseless world. Hark! op the wina and aspirate; the sound is finished, however, in this, as in al 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 covod, silence, 2. If practice enables persy 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 por

As by a mourner's sigh-and on yon cloud, sess their roval organs complete, provided they pursue the course

That floats on still and placidly through heaven, bere indicated there is nothing like these vocal gymnasties.

The Spirit of the Seasons-seem to stand ;

Young Spring, bright Summer, Autumn', wiernu sora '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 scind-barp's wild and teaching wail, And silently the slowly journeying years,

A melancholy dirge-o'er the dead yurAll redolent of countless seasons, pass.

Gong from the Earth. forever.

113. These principles of oratory-are Proverbs. 1. Impudence, and wit, are vastis 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-lear, no good of themaffording a better discipline for the scientific, selves. 4. Make hay while the sun shines. 5. Ar. 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 foeling 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 brad!

fiery rdeal; and those who pass through it, towards God, and a coward towards men. 10 unde standingly, and practically, will come without a friend, the world is a wilderness 11 out pirified as by fire: it solves difficulties, A young man idle,-an old man-needy. 12. Reandeads 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.

Reading Rooms.

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 8

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 Room 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 institu. French words not Anglicised

tions of knowledge by direct taxation. Oh!

[G in ROUGE.) -or made into English. The

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-ma. patronized,) 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,) pur rouge, civility, business, or pleasure. 3. It is ab(roozh, red paint for the face,) on the char. surd-ro expect that your friends will re. ge-d'af-fair, (shar-zha-dif-fare, an ambassa.



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 lias bor.

5. Adversity-has master workman does the apprentice : it the effect of eliciting talents, which, in prosteaches 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, hem : 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 iher need of of it.

men seek, they find. 116. Irregulars. Soften has this sound. and 2, generally. The az-ure ad-he-sion to The spacious firmament-on higli, the am-bro-sial en-clo-sures is a ro-se-ate With all the blue etherial sky, Ireas.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 roork-of an Almighty hand. lis.jons. Notes. 1. This rocal triphthongal consonant sound may be

Soon as the evening skades prevail, made, by placing the organa, as is to pronounce sh in show, and ad.

The moon takes up the wond'rous tale e og a voice sound, from the larynx ; or, by drawing out the sound And, nightly, to the list'ning earth, of the imaginary word hura, zh-ure. 2. Analyze these sounds Repeats the slory 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, as. O is went in-be ma-liga phlegin of the poig-bant gnat, im. Frogns the en-ugn's di-a-phragm, and gnaws into Charle-magne's Confirm the tidings as they roll,

And spread the truth, from pole to pole. Anecdote. A considerate Minister. A

What, though, in solemn silence, all very dull clergyman, vihose delivery was

Move round the dark terrestrial ball ? monotonous and uninteresting to his hearers,

What, though no reul voice nor sound p!ıtting many of the old folks asleep-said to ile boys, who were playing in the gallery ;

Amid these radiant orbs be found ? “ Von'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 lol-was what I might; to be

Forever singing, as they shine, la lijs, or death, the fearless, and be free

“The hand that made us is divine »


117. Be very particular in pronouncing Proverbs. 1. When the cat is aroay, the the jaw, or voice-breakers, and cease not, mice will play. 2 One may be a wise man, aid 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, they will acquire is excellent divinity. 6. Bear and forbear-is a facility of movement, a precision of aciion, good philosophy. 7. Drunkenness—is a voluntary a flexibility, grace, and force truly surprising. madness. 8. Enoy 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 þolds high his

raiment of the man. 12. Faith is the eye of love. kaugh-ty head, and ex-hib-its his shrunk shanks to the ho-ly

Anecdote. Frederick the Great, of Prus. horde in the hil-mid hall; the [H in HALE.) sia, an ardent lover of literature and the Ane 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-hausl-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 come comprehend the force of his eloquence, it people make themselves, by a wrong choice, was necessary to see and to hear him: his when they have all the good things of earth whole delivery was such, as to make the before them, out of which to choose! If goud 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, hodied was it in his every look, and gesture, can render such persons happy; hence, a that his words were rather felt than followprince--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 judg. spoke with the air and vehemence of inspi- ment; for, by failing rightly to estimate our ration, and the very atmosphere flamed own capacity, we may undertake-not only around him.

what will make us unhappy, but ridiculous.

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 shepo temper-will blast the peace of one, or both, herd's ca-tarrh, hum-bles the heir-ess in lier 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, 1. them? 2. Why is it, that we are so unwilling sa-iah, Jo-nak, Han-nah, Nin-e-vah, 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 vanith. Notes. 1. This sound is the material of which all sounds 4. Half the labor, required to make a first-rate are made, whether towel or consonant, either by condenation, musician, would make an accomplished reoor modification. To demonstrate this position, commence any iter and speaker. 5. Learn to unlearn what bund in a whisper, and proceed to a vocality; shaping the orras to forth the one required, if a vowel or voca. congruant, and in a

you have learned amiss. 6. A conceit of proper way to produce any of the aspirates. 2 Those who are knowledge—is a great enemy to knowledge, a the sabit of omitting the A, 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 much sentences as this; I took my 'oro hand went hout to 'unt pure love, and pure conception of truth, we my 'ogs, hand got hofl my 'orse, hand 'jched im to a hark 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; a la producing it, it is a beautiful beliel, that ever-round our heal, eren millly, tze lungs are nearly exhausted of air. It may be made by whispering the word hih: 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 onsdom on the pind; I am well aware, that what is base,

To hold commune, at night's pure noon, with the irrprik o'd món Vo polish-can make sterling-and that pice, To bid the mountarase to motirn, the trembloru be forgice Though well perfumed, and elegantly dressed,

To bear away, from ills of chy, the infant--o its heaven. Like an unburied carcass,-trick'd with flowers, Ah! when delight--was found in life, and joy-in every breath,

I cannot tell how terrible the mystery of death. Is but a garnished nuisance,--fitter far

But nore, the past in bright to me, and all the future-cleari For cieanly riddance,-than for fair attire. For 'tis my faith, that after death, I still shall linger har


121. Important Remarks. Every pupil Proverbs. 1. Almosl, and very nigh, save should be required to notice, distinctly, not many a lie. 2. A man may buy even gold too dily all the specific sounds of our language, dear. 3. He, that waits for dead men's shoes, sirnple 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 to : for single drops. 8. There would be no great ones, success in elocution, and music, absolutely if there were no little ones. 9. Things unreason. demands 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 mir. pliance. Master these elementary princi- ror of his mind. 12. Everyone is architect of ples, and you will have command of all the

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 : wo its name sound. LAY; the

say—such a man is in the mercantile busi. laird's little fool loudly lauds the

ness; by which we mean, that his life-is lil-y white lamb the live-long

that of merchandizing, and is regulated by day ; Lem-u-el Ly-ell loves the

the laws of his peculiar calling. In like lass-lorn lul-la-by of the land.

manner, we say of a christian, that he is in lord's love-ly la-dy, and, with 1 L in LAY. ]

the truth, and in the Lord, when he is in the bliss-ful dal-li-ance, gen-teel-ly listens 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, thai 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.j..la- is, emphatically, in the truth, and the truth tor, who, in list-less ban-guor, 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 yowels 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

but would not tell me. I said he times; because every one is finite, and of was my friend, not yours. That man re

course, imperfect. 3. Money-is the servant lated that story. When these words are not 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. i. This vocal lingual dental sound (from the in the vale. 6. As is the state of mind, such Jaryux, tougue and teeth,) is made by pressing the tongue against the is the reception, operation, production, and lipper 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. leri the ear in the comparison of sounds; gay and gray are Ends of actions show the quality of life ; alike to the car, tho’unlike to the eye : are ph in philosophy natural men ever regard natural endls; but and f in folly: the same may be observed of th in thine and thou 2. Nerer forget the diference between the names of letters, and spiritual men-spiritual ones. their respective munds; 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 eing-kl, and eight (ate ;) e-n-0-u-g-h, and enuff 80--pass the pride, and garaiture of fields; Is there not a better way? and is not this that way? 6. L is silent The growth of agu, and the bloom of days, in balm, sive, coull, psalm, would, chalk, should, tulk, hal-ser (haw-xr,) fal-con (faw-k'n,) salm-on, folks, malm-sey (Zla) al- Are both-renewed. The scattered tribes of men, monds, &c.

The generations of the populous earth, Anecdote. One Tongue. Milton, the au- AU have their seasons too. And jocund Youth thor of Paradise Lost and Regained, was one

Is the green spring-time-Mantocd's lusty atrength

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, renewid in life, woman.

And clothed with highest beauty, and not MAN? Te despots, too long-did your tyranny hold on

Noin the Book before me now, I read In a vascalage vile-ere its rocalnew we knew;

Another language ; and my faith is site.

That though the chains of death may hold it long, But we learn’d, that the links of the chain, that enthrald van This mortal-will dermarter them, and be sad Wrre forg'd by the fears of the captive alone.

Arooy, and put on immortalita.

told you,

Into the dust of centuries, and so

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