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124. Read, and speak, in such a just and 128. By the aid of the principlex here in. impressire manner, as will instruct, interest culcated, children can be taken, before they and affect your hearers, and reproduce in have learned the names of the letters, and, in them all those ideas and emotions, which you a few months, become better readers than wish to convey. Remember, that theory- one in fifty of those taught in the usual is one thing, and practice-another ; and that way; and they may have their voices so dethere is a great difference, between knowing veloped and trained, by the natural use of how a sentence should be read or spoken, the proper organs and muscles, as to be able and the alrility to read or speak it: theory- to read, speak, and sing, for hours in succesis the result of thought ; practice-of actual sion, without hoarseness, or injurious cxexperince.

haustion. It is a melancholy reflection, that 125. M has only one sound; MAIM: children learn more bad habits than good meek men made mum-mies ont

ones, in most of our common schools. of gam-mon, and moon-beams

Proverbs. 1. He, that does you an ill turn, of gum-my am-mo-ni-a, for a pre

will never forgive you. 2. It is an ill wind that mi-um on dum-my som-nam

blows nobody any good. 3. The proof of the bu-lism: mind, man-ners and (M in MAIM.) pudding-is in eating. 4. None so deof, as they mag-na-nim-i-ty, make a migh-ty man, to that will not hear. 5. T'ime--is a file, that wears, a-mal-ga-mate em-blems and wam-pum for and makes no noise. 8. When every one takes an om-ni-um gath-er-um: the malt-man cir- care of himself, care is taken of all. 7. Without

pains, there can be no gains. 8. One may as cum-am-bu-lates the cim-me-ri-an ham-mock,

well expect to be at ease, without money, as to be and tum-bles the mur-mur-ing mid-ship- happy, without virtue. 9. A man, like a watch, man into a min-i

mum and max-i-mum of a is valued according to his going. 10. The govmam-mi-form di-lem-ma.

ernment of the will is better than an increase 126. CICERO and DEMOSTHENES, by their of knowledge. 11. Charaeter—is every thing -10 words, lives, maxims, and practice, show the both old and young. 12. War brings scars. high estimation, in which they held the sub- Anecdoto. Long Enough. A man, up: ject of oratory ; for they devoted years to the on the verge of bankruptcy, having purchased study and practice of its theory and art, un- an elegant coat, upon credit, and being told der the most celebrated masters of antiquity. by one of his acquaintances, that the cloth Most of the effects of ancient, as well as of was very beautiful, though the coat was too modern eloquence, may be attributed to the short ; replied, --with a sigh—" It will be manner of delivery: we read their words, long enough before I get another. but their spirit is gone; the body remains, Honor-was the virtue of the pagan ; beautiful indeed, but motionless—and dead; but christianity-teaches a more enlarged TRUE eloquence-revivifies it.

and nobler code ; calling into activity-all Notes. To produce this labio-nasl sound, close the lips

the best feelings of our nature, -illuminar. and make a sound through the nose, resembling the plaintive lowing our path, through this world, with deeds ing of an ox, with its mouth closed; or, a wailing sound through of mercy and charity, mutually done and re. voar nose. 2 This is called a nasal sound, because it is made ceived, and sustaining us, amidst difficul. Brough the nose; and not because it does not pass through it, as ties and temptations - by the hope of a many imagine : which may become evident, by producing the glorious immortality, in which peace -sound when the nose is held between the thumb and forefinger. 3. shall be inviolable--and joy-eternal. Avoid detaching letters from preceding words, and attaching them to succeeding ones; as his cry moved me; for, his crime moved Varieties. 1. Why is a fashionably me. 4. M is silent before nn, in the same syllable ; as, Mnason, dressed lady, like a careful housewife? Be.

cause her waist (waste), is always as small 124. That is th' man, th’t said that you as she can make it. 2. Literature and saw him. I say th't that, th't that man said, Science, to produce their full effect, must is not that, th't that man told him. That th’t be generally diffused, like the healthful I say is this : th’t that, th't that gentleman breeze. 3. The elements, so mixed in him. advanced, is not that, th't he should have that Nature might stand up, and say to all spoken; for he said, th't that that, th't that the worid, This is a man!" 4. All minds man pointed out, is not that that, th't that la- are influenced every moment ; and there is dy insisted th't it was; but is another that.

a providence in every feeling, thought and

word. 5. The excesses of our youth, ale THE PATUS OF LIFE.

drafts on our old age, payable with interest , Go forth-the world is very wide, though sometimes, they are payable at sighi.

And many paths-before you lie, 6. I will not only know the way, but walk in Devious, and dang'rous, and untried ; it. 7. As it is God's will to fill us with his Go forth with wary eye !

life, let us exert every facully we possess, Go! with the heart-by grief unbow'd! to be filled with it; and thai with all sin. Go! ere a shadow, or a cloud

cerity and diligence.
Hath dimm'd the laughing sky!

The man, th’t's resolule, and just,
But, lest your wand'ring footsteps stray, Firm to his principles and trust,
Choose ye the straight, the narrong way.

Nor hopes, nor fears--can bind.
BRONSON.

20 mpe-mon-ics.

nose.

129. Distinctness of articulation demands Proverbs. 1. It is not the burther, 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 dispute word, audibly and correctly, giving to each ing of tastes, appetites, and fancies. 4. When the

5. Alms. its appropriate force and quantity. Unless for preaches, let the geese beware. these principles are perfectly understood, giving-never made a man poor ; nor robberyyour future acquirements will be more or rich; nor prosperity-wise. 6. A lie, begets a lie, Jess 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

Better late ripe, and bear, than blossom, and blast. done, will he be liable to err.

9. Esperience—is the mother of science. 10. He 180. N has two sounds; first its name that will not be counselled, can not be helped. sound: NINE; the land-man's

11. Expose one's evils, and he will either forsake nin-ny, neg-li-gent of the hunts

them, or hate you for the exposure. 12. Do not man's en-chant-ments, con-tam

hurry a free horse. 13. Every thing would lido. i-nates the no-ble-man's nine

Gradations. The dawn, the deep light, pins with his an-ti-no-mi-an non- (R 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. s-an con-ven-tion of the non-res-i-dents ; he rity of autumn. Look also at the gradations knows his nose ; I know he knows his nose :

and commingling of infancy, childhood, he said I knew he knows his nose: and if he series! and all this may be seen—in the

youth, manhood and age : how beautiful the says he knows I know he knows his nose, successive developments of the human mind: 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 sense is the - rude germ, or crust of the and power of their delivery, are followed and {ancy, which is the full-fledged bird, freed applauded; while others, however sound in and soaring aloft, unrestrained, in the luau.

from its confinement and limited notices, matter, and finished in language, on account ries of its new being ; then, succeeds imagi. of their deficiency of manner, are passed by nation, a well regulated fancy, that emulates almost unnoticed. All experience teaches us the work of reason, while it borrows the the great importance of manner, as a means hues-of its immediate parent : and reason of inculcating truth, and persuading others is the full and perfect development-of all to embrace it. Lord Bacon says, it is as ne. that sense originally contain'd, fancy-de. cessary for a public speaker, as decorum for corated, and imagination designed-in a a gentleman.

thousand forms: thus reuson-combines the Notes. 1. This vocal maal sound is made, by pressing the of the Supreme Mind, deduces her conclre

whole, and from the whole, thro' the light bruin passing through the mouth, and emnitting all of it through the sions : thus, shall the gradations, or series nose : sce engraving. 2. In comparing wurals

, be guided mlely by of developments, continue in the good, and the ear; beware of going by sight in the science of accoustics. 3. the true-to all eternity! Remember, when there is a change in the position of the organe,

Varieties. 1. How many years inter. there is a corresponding change in the sounds. 4. In words where

vened—between the discovery of the marPand n precale ch, the sound of t intervenes in the pronunciation : filch, blanch, wench, inch, bench, &c. 6. Beware of omissions iner's compass, in 1302, and ihe discovery and additions ; Boston notion, not Boston ocean. Regain either, of America? 2. The covelous man-is as not regaia neither.

much deprived of what he has, as of what Anecdote. The Rev. Mr. Whitfield— he has not ; for he enjoys neither. 3. Ah! was once accused, by one of his hearers, of who can tell, how hard it is to climb the wandering in his discourse ; to which he re- steep, where Fame's proud temple shines plied: “If you will ramble like a lost sheep, afar, checked by the scoff of Pride, by En. I must ramble after you."

vy's frown, and Poverty's unconquerable

bar! 4. A man of cultivated mind, can

Truth Comes to us with a sloro—and doubtful step;

converse with a picture, and find an agrer. Measuring the ground she treads on, and forever triumph over the errors of great ones, as an

able companion in a statue. 5. Little unenTurning her curious eye, to see that all

owl-rejoices at an eclipse of the sun. 6. 18 right-behind; and, with keen survey, The eternal and natural worlds are so unit. Choosing her onward path.

ed, as to make but one ; like the soul and Beize upon truth,wherever found, the body. 7. What is the difference between On christian,-or on heathen ground; good sense, ana wit ? Among your friends,-among your foes ;

A villain, when he most seems kind, The plant's divine-where'er it grows.

Is rost to be suspected.

3. He that

132. Be perfectly distinct in your articu-1 Proverbs. 1. A miss, is as good as a milo. fation, or you cannot become an easy, grace- 2. A man is a lion in his own cause 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 of 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 and beyond error, there is madness 6. He, who be listened to with much pleasure, or profit. 7. The burnt child dreads the fire. 8. When ore

deals with a blockhead, has need of much brains. A hint-to those who would be wise, is suf- will not, txo cannot quarrel. 9. Words from the ficient. 133. The second sound of N, is that mouth, die in the cars; but words from the heart

-stay there. 11. Young folks-think old folks of Ng, before hard g, and often before hard c, k and q under the

fools; but old folks know that young ones are.

11. First know what is to be done, then do it. Rccent. BANK; con-gress con

12. The tongue, without the heart, speaks an unquers the strang-ling don-key,

known tongue. 13. Remember the reckoning. and sanc-tions the lank con-clave įN in BANK.)

The three essentials-of every exist in punc-til-ious con-course: the san-guine ence are an inmost, a middle and an outmost: un-cle, anx-ious to ling-er much long-er i. e. an end, a cause, and an effect: the end among the tink-ling in-gots, jin-gles his rin-is the inmost, the cause is the middle, and kled fin-ger over the lin-guist's an-gu-lar the effect the outmost, or ultimate. Ex. shrunk shanks.

Man is one existence, and yet consists of a 134. The common mode of teaching elo- soul, or inmost principle, a body, or middle cution is considered the true one, because it Ciple. In his soul are ends, or motives to

principle, and an activity, or ultimate prinhas been so long admitted and practiced : action; in his body are causes, or ways and the old have become familiar with it, and fol- means of action ; and in his life are effects, low it from habit, as their predecessors did; or actions themselves : if either were want. and the rising generation receive it on trust: ing, he could not be a man; for, take away thus, they pass on, striving to keep each oth- his soul, and his body would die for want of er in countenance: hence it is, that most of a first principle to live from; take away his our bad habits, in this important art, are born body, and his soul could not act in the natuin the primary school, brought up in the sal world, for want of a suitably organized academy, and graduated in the college ; if instrument ; take away his life, or the actiwe proceed so far in our education. Is not vity of his body from his soul, and both

soul and body would cease to exist for lack an entire revolution necessary.

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 under. sori-ting, cy-pher-ing, and speak-ing, I am standing would never think, and devine think-ing of con-tend-ing for go-ing to sing- means of acting ; and without understand. ing 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 a-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 Varletler. 1. The thief-is sorry he is her-rings are skip-ping, and danc-ing, around to be punished, but not that he is a thief.

some thing that is laugh-ing and cry-ing, 2. Some-are atheists-only in fair weather. sleep-ing and wa-king, lov-ing and smi-ling. 3. Is the casket-more valuable than the Notos 1. This naml diphthongal vocal consonant sound, that flows slowly on ; yet it undermines ev.

jewel it contains ? 4. Indolence is a stream may be made by drawing the tongue Inck, closing the passage from the throat into the mouth, and directing the sound thmushery virtue. 5. All outward existence-is the nose ; as in giving the name wund of N; it can be distinctly only the shadow of that, which is truly real ; perceived by prolonging, or singing the ng sound in the word ans. because its very correspondence. 6. Should 2. If the accent be on the syllable beginning with g and chard, we act from policy, or from principle? 7. and in aed q, then may take ito name sound; as, con-grat-w-late; The prayer

of the memory is a reflected light, cover, con-ciude, &c. 3. The three sounds of on and n, are the like that of the moon ; that of the under only nasal ones in our language. Some consonant sounds are continuous: the lost, ad, and 4th of e; the 2nd of f, the third of standing alone, is as the light of the sun in 6, l, m, n, &c are eramples; others are abrupt or discrete; as, winter ; but that of the heart, like the ligh: 3,68, 4, 6, &c.: so we have continuous wounds, (the long oncs, i and heat united, as in spring or summi mod abrupt or discrete ones, (the short.)

and so also, is all discourse from them, and Anecdote. Equality. When Lycurgus, all worship. king of Sparta, was to reform and change the government, one advised him, that it

THE FLIGHT OF YEARS. should be reduced to an absolute popular

Gone / gone forever ! -Like a rushing roane equality : “Sir, "-said the lawgiver," be- Another year-has burst upon the shore gin it in your own house first.

Of earthly being--and its last low tones, Love-reckons hours, for months, -and day, for

Wandering in broken accents on the air And every litde obecna-inu age.

Are dying-to an echo.

yean;

HIS

136. In ancient Rome, an orator's educa- Proverbs. 1. He, who thinks he knows the tion began in infancy; so should it be now; most, knows the least. 2. Take every thing as is the seeds of eloquence may be sown, when comes, and make the best of it. 3. Three removes the child is on the maternal bosum ; the voice are as bad as a fire. 4. Tread on a worm, and he should be developed with the mind. If the will turn. 5. I'roo things we should never be child has good examples set him, in reading angry ai, -what we can, and what we cannot and speaking, and the youth is attentive to bcp: 6. When the bow is too much bent, is his every day language, and is careful to im- breaks. 7. A wise man—is a great wonder. 8. prove his mind and voice together, he will A wicked man-is his own hell ; and his evil lusts

and passion, the fiends that torment him. become a good elocutionist, without scarcely Blushing—is virtue's color. 10. Evil communi knowing it. Connection and association

cations corrupt good manners. 11. Gain--is have as much to do with our manner of certain, but the pain is sure. 12. Never couth, speaking, as with our cast of thinking. 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 pore pule, pup, puss; point, pound;

tion of the world. It is greatly to regret peo-ple put pep-per in pep-per

ted, 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 wrap

der the guiding influence of reason and inpers; the hap-py pi-per placed his peer-less Being-has manifested infinite love and in

telligence. In our creation, the Divine pup-py in Pom-pey's slop-shop, to be pur- finite wisdom : for we are made in chased for a peck of pap-py pip-pins, or a IMAGE and LIKENESS;

" the former, we pound of pul-ver-iz-ed pop-pies; a pad-dy still retain, but the latter, sad io relate, we picked a peck of pick-led pep-pers, and put have lost. The will, or voluntary principle them on a broad brimed pew-ter plat-ter. of the mind, constitutes our impelling power,

138. MUSCLE BREAKERS. Peter Prickle and the understanding, or reasoning faculPrandle picked three pecks of prickly pears, ties, under the light of truth, is our govern. from three prickly prangly pear trees: if ing power: if, therefore, we find ourselves then, Peter Prickle Prandle, picked three loving-what is not good and true, our rapecks of prickly pears from three prickly tionality, enlightened by wisdom, 'must be prangly pear trees; where are the three pecks ever amusements-iend to fit us for our va.

our guide. Hence, our rule is this; whatof prickly pears, that Peter Prickle Prandle rious duties, and give us zest in faithfully picked, from the three prickly prangly pear performing them, are perfectly proper ; but, trees ? Success to the successful prickly amusements, whose tendency is the reverse prangly pear picker.

of this, are entirely improper; and we should Notes. 1. To give this aspirate labial, whisper the word not hesitate a moment in abstaining from migh, (u shorts) or pop out the candle ; see the engraving : it is them, however they may be approved by all of the word up, except the u: but the sound is not finished till others, or sanctioned by long usage: we the lips are separated, or the remaining breath exhaled : remember must never compromise the interests of the remarks in reference to other abrupt

elements. 2. The prin: eternity—for those transitory enjoyments of cipal did'erence between band p is, that b is a vocal, and p, only a time and sense, which are at variance with breath sound. P, H, T, are called, by some, sharp mutes, and B, G, D, flat mutes, a Germana find it difficult to pronounce cer the principles of truth and goodness. Both ta in vocal consonants at the ends of words, tho' correctly at the be worlds are best taken care of, when they are ginning : hence, instead of mying doe, mad, pod, ke. they say, at cared for together, and each has its attention, first, dok, mat, pot, &c. 4. In pronouncing m, and together, pis according to its importance. very apt to intervene ; as in Pam-ton &c. 6. P is silent in psal.ter,

Vartettes. 1. There are some, who live pshaw, pneu-mal-ics, Pt-emy, Psy-che, rasp-ber-ry, (3d a,) corps (o long.) re-ceipt, etc. 6. Not debtha, but depths ; not clat-board,

-o eat and drink ; and there are others, but clap-board ; not Jacop, but Ja-cob; not balism, but bap! who eat and drtuk, to live. 2. The perfecm, etc.

tion of art isto conceal the art: i. e. to be Anecdote. A Check. Soon after the the thing, instead of its representative. 3. pattle of Leipsic, a wit observed, Bona- Let every one sweep the snow from his own fart must now be in funds ; for he has re- door, and not trouble himself about the frost ceived a check on the bank of the Elbe." on his neighbor's tiles. 4. Golileo, the great

Hidden, and deep, and never dry, astronomer, was imprisoned for life, because
Or flowing, or at rest,

he declared that Venus-shone with a bor. A living spring of love-doth lie

rowed light, and from the sun, as the centre In every human breast.

of our system. 5. There are abuses-in all All else-may fail, th't soothes the heart,

human governments. 6. He, whose virtues,

exceed his talents, is the good man; but he, All, save that fount alone ;

whose talents exceed his virtues, is the bad With that, and life, we never part ; For life, and love are one.

man. 7. All we perceive, understand, roill,

love, and practice, is our own; but nothing He seemed

else. For dignity composed,--and high exploit ;

Srespicion-ahony, haunts the graiity mind; But all was false—and hollore.

The thief-sid lears each brush-an office,

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 łate sounds. Our written alphabet contains not hear! 4. Au vice infutuales and corrupts the twenty-six letters, wbich 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 throw yourself into it. 7. Evil gotlen, evil spent.

& He, that knows useful things, and not he that dress, oration, poem, dissertation, tractor book: but our vocal alphabet has forty-four preaches well, that lives well. 10. It is always

knows many things, is the wise man. 9. Hebetters, or sounds, which make up the whole term time in the court of conscience. II. We may of spoken language.

be ashamed of our pride, but not proud of our 140. R has two sounds; first, its name shame. 12. Historical faith - precedes saving sound; ARM; the bar-bers were,

faith. 13. Stolen waters are sweet. in former years, the ar-bi-ters of

The True Christian Character. The the mur-der-ers of their fore-fa

three essentials of a christian-are-a good thers. the Tar-tars are gar-blers

will-flowing through a true understanding, of hard-ware and per-ver-ters of

into a uniform life of justice and judgment. the er-rors of Northern-ers and (R in ARM.] It is not enough, that we mean well, or South-erners; the far-mers are dire search-intention is powerless, without truth to

know our duty, or try to do right; for good ers af-ter burnt ar-bors, and store the cor- guide it aright; and truth-in the intellect ners of their lar-ders with di-vers sorts of alone, is mere winter-light, without the quar-ter dol-lars; Charles Bur-ser goes to the summer-heat of love to God-and love to far-ther barn, and gets lar-ger ears of hard man; and blundering efforts -- to do our corn, for the car-ter's hor-ses.

duty are poor apologies for virtuous enter141. Dr. Franklin says, (of the justly cel- gies, well directed and efficiently applied : ebrated Whitfield,) that it would have been the three alone-can constitute ustrue chris. fortunate for his reputation, if he had left no must be brought into harmonious and effi.

lians ; i.e. our will, understanding and life, written works behind him; his talents would cient unity, in order that we may entitled when 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 trutk-may be flowing, constantly, from school of teaching and practicing this useful the centre-to the circumference of actions. art.

we must practice what we know of the truth;

we must live the life of our heavenly Fa. Notes. 1. To make this amooth vocal round, pronounce ther's commandments ; so as to have his the word arm, and dwell on the r sound; and you will

perceive goodness and truth implanted in us, that we the same time drawn back a title. 2. Aroid ornitting thie letter, u may strive to walk before Him, and become it never is silent, except it is doubled in the same syllable; not perfect. staw-my, but ster-ury; not lid-ah-ty, but liber-ty; Dot bust, but Varieties. A certain apothecary-has barst; not waw-um, but warm ; not al-gu-ment, but ar-gu-nent; over his

door, this sign-"All kinds of dyat bosses, but hor-tes; not hand stawm, but hard storm; etc. S. Res ing stuff sold here." 2. Does dealth-exert member that stort e and i before r, in the same syllable, when ze cented, sound like short , unless followed by another , as mercy,

more influence than knowledge? 3. A (tner-it,) ecr-geant, (ser-rate,) ter-ma-gant, (ter-ror,) mirth-ful, pretty shepherd, indeed, a wolf would make! (muir-ror,) versen, (ver-y) (here the r is re-echoed ;) and spirito, &c. : |4. At some taverns-madness-is sold by bike exceptions are in parentheses: see p. 224. 4. Some words, the glass ; at others, by the bottle. 5. So (wbere e, is and y, are peculiarly situated, as above.) have, in their briely, without sullenness, and mirth with pronunciation, a reverberation, or repetition of ther, although modesty, are commendable. 6. Even an or. there may be but one in the word; ws_vera; being followed by a dinary composition, well delivered, is better

Anecdote. Who Rules! A schoolmas received, and of course does more god, ter, in ancient Rome, declared that he ruled than a superior one, badly delivered. 7. the world. He was asked to explain : which Where order-cannot enter, it cannot erist. he did in the following manner. Rome What is beauty? Not the show rules the world; the women rule those who of shapely limbs, and features. No: govern Rome; the children control their mo- These-are but flowers, thers, and I rule the children.”

That have their dated hours,
SoWe grew together,

To breathe their momentary sweets, then go ;
Like to a double cherry, seeming-parted;

'Tis the stainless soul-within-
But yet a union-in partition,

That outshines-the Fairest skin.
Too lowly larias,-moulded on one sten:
80, with trop soeming bodics, but one heart:

Appearances-deceive ;
Ther of the first, like coats, in heraldry,

And this one marim-is a standing rule,
Que but to me, and crowned with one creant.

Men are not what they scem.

rowe.

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