128. By the aid of the principles here in culcated, children can be taken, before they have learned the names of the letters, and, in a few months, become better readers than

124. Read, and speak, in such a just and impressive manner, as will instruct, interest and affect your hearers, and reproduce in them all those ideas and emotions, which you wish to convey. Remember, that theory-one in fifty of those taught in the usual is one thing, and practice-another; and that there is a great difference, between knowing how a sentence should be read or spoken, and the ability to read or speak it: theory is the result of thought; practice of actual experince.

125. M has only one sound; MAIM:

meek men made mum-mies ont of gam-mon, and moon-beams of gum-my am-mo-ni-a, for a premi-um on dum-my som-nambu-lism: mind, man-ners and [M in MAIM.] mag-na-nim-i-ty, make a migh-ty man, to a-mal-ga-mate em-blems and wam-pum for an om-ni-um gath-er-um: the malt-man circum-am-bu-lates the cim-me-ri-an ham-mock, and tum-bles the mur-mur-ing mid-shipman into a min-i-mum and max-i-mum of a mam-mi-form di-lem-ma.

126. CICERO and DEMOSTHENES, by their words, lives, maxims, and practice, show the high estimation, in which they held the subject of oratory; for they devoted years to the study and practice of its theory and art, under the most celebrated måsters of antiquity. Most of the effects of ancient, as well as of modern eloquence, may be attributed to the manner of delivery: we read their words, but their spirit is gone; the body remains, beautiful indeed, but motionless-and dead; TRUE eloquence-revivifies it.

Notes. To produce this labio-nasal sound, close the lips

and make a sound through the nose, resembling the plaintive low. ing of an ox, with its mouth closed; or, a wailing sound through your nose. 2. This is called a nasal sound, because it is made through the nose; and not because it does not pass through it, as many imagine: which may become evident, by producing the sound when the nose is held between the thumb and forefinger. 3.

Avoid detaching letters from preceding words, and attaching them to succeeding ones; as-his cry moved me; for, his crime moved me. 4. M is silent before n, in the same syllable; as, Muason,

and mpe-mon-ics.

127. That is th' man, th't said that you saw him. I say th't that, th't that man said, is not that, th't that man told him. That th't I say is this: th't that, th't that gentleman advanced, is not that, th't he should have spoken; for he said, th❜t that THAT, th't that man pointed out, is not that that, th't that laay insisted th❜t it was; but is another that.


Go forth the world is very wide,

And many paths-before you lie, Devious, and dang'rous, and untried; Go forth with wary eye!

Go! with the heart-by grief unbow'd! Go! ere a shadow, or a cloud

Hath dimm'd the laughing sky! But, lest your wand'ring footsteps stray, Choose ye the straight, the narrow way. BRONSON.

way; and they may have their voices so developed and trained, by the natural use of the proper organs and muscles, as to be able to read, speak, and sing, for hours in succession, without hoarseness, or injurious cahaustion. It is a melancholy reflection, that children learn more bad habits than good ones, in most of our common schools.

Proverbs. 1. He, that does you an ill turn, will never forgive you. 2. It is an ill wind that blows nobody any good. 3. The proof of the pudding-is in eating. 4. None so deaf, as they that will not hear. 5. Time-is a file, that wears, and makes no noise. 8. When every one takes care of himself, care is taken of all. 7. Without well expect to be at ease, without money, as to be pains, there can be no gains. 8. One may as happy, without virtue. 9. A man, like a watch, is valued according to his going. 10. The gov

ernment of the will is better than an increase of knowledge. 11. Character-is every thing-t0 both old and young. 12. War brings scars.

Anecdote. Long Enough. A man, up. on the verge of bankruptcy, having purchased an elegant coat, upon credit, and being told by one of his acquaintances, that the cloth was very beautiful, though the coat was too short; replied,-with a sigh-" It will be long enough before I get another.

Honor was the virtue of the pagan; but christianity-teaches a more enlarged and nobler code; calling into activity-all the best feelings of our nature,-illuminat ing our path, through this world, with deeds of mercy and charity, mutually done and received, and sustaining us, amidst difficulties and temptations-by the hope of a glorious immortality, in which peaceshall be inviolable and joy-eternal.

Varieties. 1. Why is a fashionably dressed lady, like a careful housewife? Because her waist (waste), is always as small as she can make it. 2. Literature and Science, to produce their full effect, must be generally diffused, like the healthful breeze. 3. The elements, so mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, and say to all the world, "This is a man!" 4. All minds are influenced every moment; and there is a providence in every feeling, thought and word. 5. The excesses of our youth, ale drafts on our old age, payable with interest, though sometimes, they are payable at sight. 6. I will not only know the way, but walk in it. 7. As it is God's will to fill us with his life, let us exert every faculty we possess, to be filled with it; and that with all sincerity and diligence.

The man, th't's resolute, and just,
Firm to his principles and trust,
Nor hopes, nor fears-can bind.

5. Alms

129. Distinctness of articulation demands Proverbs. 1. It is not the burthen, but the special attention, and requires that you should over-burthen, that kills the beast. 2. The death pronounce the vocal letters, as well as every of youth is a shipwreck. 3. There is no disy.utword, audibly and correctly, giving to each ing of tastes, appetites, and fancies. 4. When the its appropriate force and quantity. Unless for preaches, let the geese beware. these principles are perfectly understood, giving-never made a man poor; nor robbery— your future acquirements will be more or rich; nor prosperity-wise. 6. A lie, begets a lie, less faulty: for, in proportion as one is ig till they come to generations. 7. Anger-is often norant of what ought to be felt, thought, and more hurtful than the injury that caused it. 8. done, will he be liable to err. Better late ripe, and bear, than blossom, and blast. 9. Experience is the mother of science. 10. He

130. N has two sounds; first its name that will not be counselled, can not be helped.

sound: NINE; the land-man's nin-ny, neg-li-gent of the huntsman's en-chant-ments, con-tami-nates the no-ble-man's nine

11. Expose one's evils, and he will either forsake them, or hate you for the exposure. 12. Do not hurry a free horse. 13. Every thing would live.

Gradations. The dawn, the deep light, pins with his an-ti-no-mi-an non- [N in NINE.] the sun-rise, and the blaze of day! what sense: Na-hant, and Flan-ni-gan, joint-ten- softness and gentleness! all is graduated, ants of nine-ty-nine Man-i-kins, u-nan-i- and yet, all is decisive. Again, observe mous-ly en-chain with win-ning tones, the how winter-passes into spring,-eachbe-nig-nant du-en-na, while they are con-ven- weakened by the struggle; then, steals on ed to nom-i-nate con-di-ments for the so-cin- the summer, which is followed by the matu-an con-ven-tion of the non-res-i-dents; herity of autumn. Look also at the gradations and commingling of infancy, childhood, series! and all this may be seen-in the youth, manhood and age: how beautiful the successive developments of the human mind:


knows his nose; I know he knows his nose : he said I knew he knows his nose: and if he says he knows I know he knows his nose, of course, he knows I know he knows his-there is first sense, then fancy, imagina tion and reason,-each of which-is the 131. Some public speakers, in other re-ground, or continent, of all that succeed: spects inferior, from the ease, grace, dignity and power of their delivery, are followed and applauded; while others, however sound in matter, and finished in language, on account of their deficiency of manner, are passed by almost unnoticed. All experience teaches us the great importance of manner, as a means of inculcating truth, and persuading others to embrace it. Lord Bacon says, it is as necessary for a public speaker, as decorum for a gentleman.

Notes. 1. This vocal nasal sound is made, by pressing the congue against the roof of the mouth, and thus preventing the sound

from passing through the mouth, and emitting all of it through the

nose: see engraving. 2. In comparing sounds, be guided solely by the ear; beware of going by sight in the science of accoustics. 3. Remember, when there is a change in the position of the organs, there is a corresponding change in the sounds. 4. In words where ? and n precede ch, the sound of f intervenes in the pronunciation: filch, blanch, wench, inch, bench, &c. 5. Beware of omissions and additions; Boston notion, not Boston ocean. Regain either, not regain neither.

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sense is the rude germ, or crust of the fancy, which is the full-fledged bird, freed and soaring aloft, unrestrained, in the luxu from its confinement and limited notices, ries of its new being; then, succeeds imagi nation, a well regulated fancy, that emulates the work of reason, while it borrows the hues of its immediate parent and reason


is the full and perfect development-of all that sense originally contain'd, fancy-decorated, and imagination-designed-in a thousand forms: thus reason-combines the of the Supreme Mind, deduces her concluwhole, and from the whole, thro' the light sions: thus, shall the gradations, or series of developments, continue in the good, and the true to all eternity!

vened-between the discovery of the mar-
Varieties. 1. How many years inter-
iner's compass, in 1302, and the discovery
of America? 2. The covetous man-is as
much deprived of what he has, as of what
he has not; for he enjoys neither. 3. Ah!
who can tell, how hard it is to climb the
steep, where Fame's proud temple shines
afar, checked by the scoff of Pride, by En
vy's frown, and Poverty's unconquerable
bar! 4. A man of cultivated mind, can
converse with a picture, and find an agree
triumph over the errors of great ones, as an
able companion in a statue. 5. Little unen-
owl-rejoices at an eclipse of the sun. 6.
The eternal and natural worlds are so unit-
ed, as to make but one; like the soul and
the body. 7. What is the difference between
good sense, and wit?

A villain, when he most seems kind,
Is rost to be suspected.

132. Be perfectly distinct in your articu- Proverbs. 1. A miss, is as good as a mile. lation, or you cannot become an easy, grace-2. A man is a lion in his own cause 3. He that ful, effective and natural elocutionist; there has too many irons in the fire, will find that some fore, practice on the vowels and consonants, of them will be apt to burn. 4. It is not an art to as here recommended, separately and com- play; but it is a very good art to leave off play. bined. If your utterance is rapid, and indis-5. Beyond the truth, there is nothing but error; tinct, your reading and speaking, will not be listened to with much pleasure, or profit. A hint-to those who would be wise, is sufficient.

133. The second sound of N, is that of Ng, before hard g, and often before hard c, k and q under the accent. BANK; con-gress conquers the strang-ling don-key,

and sanc-tions the lank con-clave IN in BANK.) in punc-til-ious con-course: the san-guine un-cle, anxious to ling-er much longer among the tink-ling in-gots, jin-gles his rinkled fin-ger over the lin-guist's an-gu-lar

shrunk shanks.

and beyond error, there is madness 6. He, who deals with a blockhead, has need of much brains.

7. The burnt child dreads the fire. 8. When one will not, two cannot quarrel. 9. Words from the mouth, die in the ears; but words from the heart -stay there. 11. Young folks-think old folks fools; but old folks know that young ones are. 11. First know what is to be done, then do it. 12. The tongue, without the heart, speaks an unknown tongue. 13. Remember the reckoning.

The three essentials-of every exist ence are an inmost, a middle and an outmost: i. e. an end, a cause, and an effect: the end is the inmost, the cause is the middle, and the effect the outmost, or ultimate. Ex. Man is one existence, and yet consists of a soul, or inmost principle, a body, or middle ciple. In his soul are ends, or motives to principle, and an activity, or ultimate prinaction; in his body are causes, or ways and means of action; and in his life are effects, or actions themselves: if either were want

134. The common mode of teaching elocution is considered the true one, because it has been so long admitted and practiced the old have become familiar with it, and follow it from habit, as their predecessors did; and the rising generation receive it on trusting, he could not be a man: for, take away thus, they pass on, striving to keep each other in countenance: hence it is, that most of our bad habits, in this important art, are born in the primary school, brought up in the academy, and graduated in the college; if we proceed so far in our education. Is not an entire revolution necessary.

his soul, and his body would die for want of a first principle to live from; take away his body, and his soul could not act in the natural world, for want of a suitably organized vity of his body from his soul, and both instrument; take away his life, or the actisoul and body would cease to exist for lack of exercise. In other words, MAN consists 135. Irregulars, Ng have generally this of will, or inmost; understanding, or intersound. In cultivating and strength-en-ing mediate; and activity, or ultimate. It is the un-der-stand-ing, by stud-y-ing, read-ing, evident, that without willing, his underwri-ting, cy-pher-ing, and speak-ing, I am standing would never think, and devise think-ing of con-tend-ing for go-ing to sing-means of acting; and without understanding meet-ing; in re-lin-quish-ing your stand-ing, his will-could not effect its purpose; ing in the crisp-ing fry-ing pan, by jump-ing and without action-that willing and under o-ver the wind-ing rail-ing, you may be sail- standing would be of no use. ing on the boil-ing o-cean, where the limp-ing her-rings are skip-ping, and danc-ing, around some-thing that is laugh-ing and cry-ing, sleep-ing and wa-king, lov-ing and smi-ling. Notes. 1. This namal diphthongal vocal consonant sound,

may be made by drawing the tongue back, closing the passage from the throat into the mouth, and directing the sound through the nose; as in giving the name sound of N; it can be distinctly perceived by prolonging, or singing the ng sound in the word sing. 2. If the accent be on the syllable beginning with g and e hard, and a, aad q, the n may take its name sound; as, con-grat-u-late, era-cur, con-clude, &c. 3. The three sounds of in and n, are the continuous: the 1st, 3d, and 4th of e; the 2nd of f, the third of 6, l, m, n, r, &c. are examples; others are abrupt or discrete; as, b, d, p, k, l, &c.: so we have continuous sounds, (the long ones, and abrupt or discrete ones, (the short.)

only nasal ones in our language. 4. Some consonant sounds are

Anecdote. Equality. When Lycurgus, king of Sparta, was to reform and change the government, one advised him, that it should be reduced to an absolute popular equality: "Sir," said the lawgiver," begin it in your own house first.

Love-reckons hours for months, and days-for years ;
And every little absence—is an age.

Varieties. 1. The thief-is sorry he is to be punished, but not that he is a thief. 2. Some-are atheists-only in fair weather. 3, Is the casket-more valuable than the that flows slowly on; yet it undermines evjewel it contains? 4. Indolence is a stream 5. All outward existence-is ery virtue. only the shadow of that, which is truly real; because its very correspondence. 6. Should we act from policy, or from principle? 7. The prayer of the memory is a reflected light, like that of the moon; that of the understanding alone, is as the light of the sun in winter; but that of the heart, like the ligh and heat united, as in spring or summ r; and so also, is all discourse from them., and all worship.


Gone! gone forever!-Like a rushing wave
Another year-has burst upon the shore
Of earthly being-and its last low tones,
Wandering in broken accents on the air
Are dying-to an echo.

136. In ancient Rome, an orator's education began in infancy; so should it be now; the seeds of eloquence may be sown, when the child is on the maternal bosum; the voice should be developed with the mind. If the child has good examples set him, in reading and speaking, and the youth is attentive to his every day language, and is careful to improve his mind and voice together, he will become a good elocutionist, without scarcely knowing it. Connection and associationhave as much to do with our manner of speaking, as with our cast of thinking.

Proverbs. 1. He, who thinks he knows the most, knows the least. 2. Take every thing as it comes, and make the best of it. 3. Three removes are as bad as a fire. 4. Tread on a worm, and he will turn. 5. Two things we should never be angry at,-what we can, and what we cannot help. 6. When the bow is too much bent, if breaks. 7. A wise man-is a great wonder. 8.

wicked man-is his own hell; and his evil lusta and passion the fiends that torment him. 9 Blushing-is virtue's color. 10. Evil communi cations corrupt good manners. 11. Gain-is NR certain, but the pain is sure. 12. Never court, unless you intend to marry.

137. P has but one sound: PAP; Amusements. Ever since the fall, pale, par, pall, pap; peep, pet; mankind have been prone to extremes; not pipe, pip; pope, pool, pop; only the religious, but the irreligious por pule, pup, puss; point, pound; tion of the world. It is greatly to be regretpeo-ple put pep-per in pep-perted, that we are all so much at the mercy box-es, ap-ple-pies in cup- [P in PAP.] of passion and prejudice, and so little-unboards, and whap-ping pap-poo-ses in wrapder the guiding influence of reason and intelligence. In our creation, the Divine pers; the hap-py pi-per placed his peer-less Being has manifested infinite love and inpup-py in Pom-pey's slop-shop, to be pur-finite wisdom: for we are made in "HIS chased for a peck of pap-py pip-pins, or a pound of pul-ver-iz-ed pop-pies; a pad-dy picked a peck of pick-led pep-pers, and put them on a broad brimed pew-ter plat-ter.

138. MUSCLE BREAKERS. Peter Prickle Prandle picked three pecks of prickly pears, from three prickly prangly pear trees: if then, Peter Prickle Prandle, picked three pecks of prickly pears from three prickly prangly pear trees; where are the three pecks of prickly pears, that Peter Prickle Prandle picked, from the three prickly prangly pear trees? Success to the successful prickly prangly pear picker.

Notes. 1. To give this aspirate labial, whisper the word ugh, (u short,) or pop out the candle; see the engraving: it is all of the word up, except the u: but the sound is not finished till

the lips are separated, or the remaining breath exhaled: remember

the remarks in reference to other abrupt elements. 2. The principal difference between b and p is, that b is a vocal, and p, only a

breath sound. P, H. T, are called, by some, sharp mutes; and B, G, D, flat mutes. 3. Germans find it difficult to pronounce certain vocal consonants at the ends of words, tho' correctly at the beginning: hence, instead of saying dog, mad, pod, &c. they say, at first, dok, mat, pot, &c. 4. In pronouncing m, and t together, p is

very apt to intervene ; as in Pam-ton &c. 5. P is silent in psal-ter, pshaw, preu-mat-ics, Ptol-e-my, Psy-che, rasp-ber-ry, (3d a,) corps to long,) re-ceipt, etc. 6. Not debths, but depths; not clab-board,

bal clap-board; not Ja-cop, but Ja-cob; not bab-tism, but bap

im, etc.

Anecdote. A Check. Soon after the attle of Leipsic, a wit observed," Bonafart must now be in funds; for he has received a check on the bank of the Elbe."

Hidden, and deep, and never dry,
Or flowing, or at rest,

A living spring of love-doth lie

In every human breast.

All else may fail, th't soothes the heart,
All, save that fount alone;

With that, and life, we never part ;
For life, and love—are one.

He seemed

For dignity composed,-and high exploit ;
But all was false-and hollow.

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IMAGE and LIKENESS; the former, we still retain, but the latter, sad to relate, we have lost. The will, or voluntary principle of the mind, constitutes our impelling power, and the understanding, or reasoning faculties, under the light of truth, is our governing power: if, therefore, we find ourselves loving what is not good and true, our raour guide. Hence, our rale is this; whattionality, enlightened by unsdom, must be ever amusements-tend to fit us for our va rious duties, and give us zest in faithfully performing them, are perfectly proper ; but, amusements, whose tendency is the reverse of this, are entirely improper; and we should not hesitate a moment in abstaining from them, however they may be approved by others, or sanctioned by long usage: eternity for those transitory enjoyments of must never compromise the interests of time and sense, which are at variance with the principles of truth and goodness. Both Worlds are best taken care of, when they are cared for together, and each has its attention, according to its importance.


Varieties. 1. There are some, who live -to eat and drink; and there are others, who eat and drink, to live. 2. The perfec tion of art is to conceal the art: i. e. to be the thing, instead of its representative. 3. Let every one sweep the snow from his own door, and not trouble himself about the frost on his neighbor's tiles. 4. Galileo, the great astronomer, was imprisoned for life, because he declared that Venus-shone with a bor. rowed light, and from the sun, as the centre of our system. 5. There are abuses-in all human governments. 6. He, whose virtues, exceed his talents, is the good man; but he, whose talents exceed his virtues, is the bad man. 7 All we perceive, understand, will, love, and practice, is our own; but nothing else.

Suspicion-ahoays haunts the guilty mind;
The thief-still fears each bush-an officer,

139. Written language consists of letters, Proverbs. 1. He that is ill to himself, will and, consequently, is more durable than spo- be good to nobody. 2. The remedy-is worse than ken language, which is composed of articu- the disease. 3. Who is so deaf, as he that will late sounds. Our written alphabet contains not hear? 4. All vice infatuates and corrupts the twenty-six letters, which make syllables and judgment. 5. A fool, may, by chance, put somewords; words make sentences; sentences thing into a wise man's head. 6. After praying paragraphs, which make sections and chap-to God, not to lead you into temptation, do not ters; these constitute an essay, discourse, ad- 8. He, that knows useful things, and not he that throw yourself into it. 7. Evil gotten, evil spent. dress, oration, poem, dissertation, tract or book: but our vocal alphabet has forty-four letters, or sounds, which make up the whole of spoken language.

knows many things, is the wise man. 9. He

preaches well, that lives well. 10. It is always term time in the court of conscience. 11. We may be ashamed of our pride, but not proud of our

140. R has two sounds; first, its name shame. 12. Historical faith-precedes saving

faith. 13. Stolen waters are sweet.

The True Christian Character. The three essentials of a christian-are-a good will-flowing through a true understanding, into a uniform life of justice and judgment. It is not enough, that we mean well, or know our duty, or try to do right; for good

sound; ARM; the bar-bers were, in former years, the ar-bi-ters of the mur-der-ers of their fore-fathers. the Tar-tars are gar-blers of hard-ware and per-ver-ters of the er-rors of North-ern-ers and (R in ARM.] South-ern-ers; the far-mers are dire search-intention is powerless, without truth_to

ers after burnt ar-bors, and store the corners of their lar-ders with di-vers sorts of quar-ter dol-lars; Charles Bur-ser goes to the far-ther barn, and gets lar-ger ears of hard corn, for the car-ter's hor-ges.

guide it aright; and truth-in the intellect alone, is mere winter-light, without the summer-heat of love to God-and love to man; and blundering efforts to do our duty are poor apologies for virtuous ener

the three alone-can constitute us true chris

141. Dr. Franklin says, (of the justly cel-gies, well directed and efficiently applied: ebrated Whitfield,) that it would have been tians; i.e. our will, understanding and life, fortunate for his reputation, if he had left no must be brought into harmonious and effiwritten works behind him; his talents would cient unity, in order that we may be entitled .hen have been estimated by their effects: in- to this high and holy appellation. Things deed, his elocution was almost faultless. must not only be thought of, and desired, But whence did he derive his effective man-purposed, and intended; but they must be ner? We are informed, that he took lessons done, from love to the Lord; that He, as a of Garrick, an eminent tragedian of Eng-principle of goodness, and a principle of land, who was a great master in Nature's truth-may be flowing, constantly, from school of teaching and practicing this useful


Notes. 1. To make this smooth vocal sound, pronounce the word arm, and dwell on the r sound; and you will perceive the same time drawn back a little. 2. Avoid emitting this letter, as it never is silent, except it is doubled in the same syllable; not staw-my, but stor-my; not lib-ah-ty, but liber-ty; not bust, but

that the tongue is turned gently to the roof of the mouth, and at

cented, sound like short &, unless followed by another r, as mercy,

the centre to the circumference of actions. we must practice what we know of the truth; we must live the life of our heavenly Fa ther's commandments; so as to have his goodness and truth implanted in us, that we may strive to walk before Him, and become perfect.

Varieties. 1. A certain apothecary-has barst; not waw-um, but warm; not a-gu-ment, but ar-gu-nent; over his door, this sign-" All kinds of dynot hosses, but hor-ses; not hand stawm, but hard storm; etc. 8. Re-ing stuff sold here." 2. Does wealth-exert member that short e and i before r, in the same syllable, when ae- more influence than knowledge? 3. A (uner-it,) ser-geant, (ser-rate,) ter-ma-gant, (ter-ror,) mirth-ful, (mir-ror,) ver-ses, (ver-y) (here the r is re-echoed ;) and spirits, &c.: the exceptions are in parentheses: see p. 22d. 4. Some words, (where e, i, and y, are peculiarly situated, as above) have, in their pronunciation, a reverberation, or repetition of the r, although there may be but one in the word; as-ver-y; being followed by a

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Anecdote. Who Rules! A schoolmas. ter, in ancient Rome, declared, that he ruled the world. He was asked to explain: which he did in the following manner. "Romerules the world; the women rule those who govern Rome; the children control their mothers, and I rule the children."

So we grew together,
Like to a double cherry, seeming—parted;
But yet a union-in partition,

Two lowly berries,-moulded on one stern:
So, with two seeming bodies, but one heart:
Tw-of the first, like coats, in heraldry,
Due but to one, and crowned-with one crest.

pretty shepherd, indeed, a wolf would make!
4. At some taverns-madness-is sold by
the glass; at others, by the bottle. 5. So-
briety, without sullenness, and mirth wita
modesty, are commendable. 6. Even an or.
dinary composition, well delivered, is better
received, and of course does more
than a superior one, badly delivered. 7.
Where order-cannot enter, it cannot exist.

What is beauty? Not the show
Of shapely limbs, and features. No:
These are but flowers,

That have their dated hours,


To breathe their momentary sweets, then ge;
"Tis the stainless soul-within-
That outshines-the fairest skin.

Appearances-deceive ;

And this one maxim-is a standing rule,

Men are not-what they scem.

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