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1.1. 7 here are then, it appears, two kinds 18. That the body may be free, to act in of language; an artificial, or conventional accordance with the dictates of the mind, aż language, consisting of words; and a natu- unnatural compressions and contractions must ral language, consisting of tones, looks, ac- be avoided; particularly, cravats and stocka tions, expression, and silence; the former is so tight around the neck, as to interfere with addressed to the eye, by the book, and to the the free circulation of the blood ; also, tigh
proper action of the vocal organs, aná ear, by speech, and must thus be learned; the
waistcoats ; double suspenders, nade tight. latter--addresses itself to both eye and ear, at er with straps ; elevating the feet to a point the same moment, and must be thus acquired, horizontal with, or above, the seat; and 80 far as they can be acquired. To become lacing, of any description, around the waist, an Elocutionist, I must learn both these lan- impeding the freedom of breathing natural. guages; that of art and science, and that of ly and healthfully. the passions, to be used according to my sub- Anecdote. True Modesty. When Washo ject and object.
ington had closed his career, in the French 15. E has two regular sounds; first, and English war, and become a member of its name sound, or long:
the House of Burgesses, in Virginia, the EEL; e-ra, e-vil; neiąther de-ceive nor in-vei-gle the
Speaker was directed, by a vote of the house,
to return thanks to him, for the distinguished seam-stress; the sleek ne-gro bleats like a sheep; Cæ-sar's
services he had rendered the country. As e-diet pre-cedes the e-poch of
soon as Washington took his seat, as a meno
[E in EEL.) tre-mors; the sheik's beard
ber, Speaker Robinson proceeded to discharge stream'd like a me-te-or; the ea-gle shriek'd the duty assigned him; which he did in such his pe-an on the lea; the e-go-tist seemed a manner as to confound the young hero; pleas'd with his ple-na-ry leis-ure to see the who rose to express his acknowledgments; co-te-rie ; Æ-ne-as Leigh reads Mo-sheim but such was his confusion, that he was on the e-dile's heath; the peo-ple tre-pannid speechless ; he blushed, stammered, and tremthe fiend for jeer-ing his prem-ier; his liege, bled for a short time; when the Speaker reat the or-gies, gave æ-il-iads at my niece, lieved him by saying—“Sit down, Mr. Washwho beat him with her be-som, like a cav-ington; your modesty is equal to your valor ; a-lier in Greece. 16. Since the body is the grand medium,
and that-surpasses the power of any lanfor communicating feelings and thoughts, guage that I possess. (as above mentioned,) I must see to it, that Proverbs. 1. A blythe heart makes a bloomeach part performs its proper office, without ing visage. 2. A deed done has an end. 3. A izfringement, or encroachment. By observa- great city, a great solitude 4. Desperate cuts-tion and experience, I perceive that the must have desperate cures. 5. Al men are not mind uses certain parts for specific pur- men. 6. A stumble-may prevent a fall. 7. A fool poses ; that the larynx is the place where always comes short of his reckoning. 8. Beggars vocal sounds are made, and that the power must not be choosers. 9. Better late, than neder. to produce them, is derived from the com
10. Birds of a feather flock together. 11. Nothing bined action of the abdominal and dorsal is lost in a good market. 12. All is well, that ends muscles. Both body and mind are rendered well. 13. Like priest, like people. healthy and strong, by a proper use of all their organs and faculties.
Varieties. 1. The triumphs of truth-are 17. Irregular Sounds. I and Y often the most glorious, because they are bloodless ; have this sound; asman-tique, ton-tine; the deriving their highest lustre—from the numpo-lice of the bas-tile seized the man-da-rin ber of the saved, instead of the slain. 2. Wis for his ca-price at the mag-a-zine; the u
dom-consists in employing the best means, nique fi-nan-cier, fa-tigued with his bom-ba- to accomplish the most important ends. 3. zine va-lise, in his re-treat from Mo-bile, lay He, who would take you to a place of vice, or by the ma-rines in the ra-vine, and ate ver
immorality, is not your real friend. 4. If di-gris to re-lieve him of the cri-tique. Sheri- gratitude—is due from man--to man how dan, Walker and Perry say, yea yea, and nay Arbitrary power—no man can either give, or
much more, from man—to his Maker! 5. nay, making the e long; but Johnson, Entick, Jamieson and Webster, and the author, hold; even conquest cannot confer it: hence, pronounce yea as if spelled yay. Words de- law, and arbitrary power—are at eternal enrived immediately from the French, according mity.. 6. They who take no delight in virto the genius of that language, are accented tue, cannot take any—either in the employon the last syllables ;--ca-price, fa-tigue, po- ware of violating the laws of Life, and you
ments, or the inhabitants of heaven. 7. Belice, &c. borton-treads heavily, and leaves behind
will always be met in mercy, and not in A deep impression, e’en wnen sne aeparts :
judgment. While Joy-trips by, with steps, as light as wind, The calm of that old reverend brow, the glow And scarcely leaves a trace upon our hearts Of its thin silver locks, was like a flash of her faint foot-falls.
Of sunligkt-in the pauses of a storm.
and end as soon as made.
19. lIaving examined the structure of the
1. ?o make this souna of 3, arop le under pr body, I see the necessity of standing, at open the mouth wide, as indicated by the engraving, so as to pro
vent it from becoming in the least nasal. 2. E, in ent, ence, and first, on the left foot, and the right foot a few inches from it, (where it will naturally sess
, sem erably has this sound; tho' sometimes it aliter into short fall, when raised up,) and pointing its heel sound : as err, er-ror, mer-it, cher-ry, wher-ry: but when followed toward the hollow of the left foot; of throw- by only one r, it glides into short ű, tho' the under jaw should be ing the shoulders back, so as to protrude the much depressed: as—the mer-chaut heard the clert calling on the shest, that the air may have free ac-cess to ser-geant for iner-cy; let the ter-ma-gant learn that the pearls were the air cells of the lungs ; of having the derken from the prob-ber in the tax-ern. Die similarly situated in upper part of the body quiescent, and the certain words ; the girls and birds in a minha f1 ur-da, ang dis
ges to the virgin: see short u. 4. E is silent in thu !u: stlable of mind concentrated on the lower muscles, e-ven the shov-els are broken in the oven; a weasel opens the novuntil they act voluntarily.
el, with a sick-ening sniv-el; driven by a deaf-ening title from 20, The second sound of E is short: heav-en, he was of-ten taken and shaken till he was softened and ELL; edge, en; the dem-o
ri-pened seven, e-leven or a doz-en times. 5. The long vowels are crat’s cq-ui-page was a leath
open and continuous ; the short ones are shut, abrupt, or discreta, er eph-od; the es-quare leap d
Anecdote. A lawyer, to avenge himself from a ped-es-tal into a kettle of eggs; a lep-er clench'd
on an opponent, wrote “Rascal” in his hat. the eph-a, zeal-ous of the eb-on
The owner of the hat took it up, looked ruefeath-er, and held it stead-y;
[E in ELL.]
fully into it, and turning to the judge, exget the non-pa-reil weap-ons for the rec- claimed, “I claim the protection of this honon-dite her-o-ine; the ap-pren-tice for-gets orable court ;-for the opposing counsel has the shek-els lent the deaf prel-ate for his written his name in my hat, and I have strong her-o-ine; the clean-ly leg-ate held the tep- suspicion that he intends to make off with it.” id mead-ow for a spe-cial home-stead; ster- Proverbs. 1. Make both ends meet. 2. Fair e-p-type the pref-ace to the ten-ets as a prel- play—is a jewel. 3. Proverbs existed before books. ude to our ed-i-ble re-tro-spec-tions; yes- All blood is alike ancient. 5. Beauty—is only skin ter-day I gress'd the fet-id yeast es-caped deep. 6. Handsome is, that handsome does. 7. with an ep.i-sode from the ep-ic into the one fool makes many. 8. Give every one his due. pet-als of the sen-na; the pres-age is im: 9. No rose without a thorn. 10. Always have a press'd on his ret-i-na in-stead of the keg of few marims on hand for change. phlegm. 21. In these peculiar exercises of voice---are obscured, when surrounded by the daz
Sublimity and Pathos. As weak lights are contained all the elements, or princzples zling rays of the sun, so, sublimity, poured of articulation, accent, emphasis and expression; and, by their aid, with but little ex
around on every side, overshadows the artiertion, I shall be enabled to economize my fices of rhetoric: the like of which occurs in breath, for protracted vocal efforts, and in painting; for, tho' the light and shade, lie part all that animation, brilliancy and force, near each other, on the same ground, yet, tho that reading, speaking and singing ever re- light first strikes the eye, and not only apquire.
pears projecting, but much nearer Thus, 22. Irregulars. A, I, U, and Y, some-too, in composition, the sublime and pathetic times have this sound: as-an-y, or man-y-being nearer our souls, on account of some pan-e-gyr-ists of Mar-y-land said,—the bur- natural connection and superior splendor, are y-ing ground a-gainst the world; says the always more conspicuous than figures ; they lan-cet to the trum-pet-get out of my way conceal their art, and keep themselves veiled a-gain, else the bur-i-al ser-vice will be said from our view. over you in the black-ness of dark-ness; there Sounds. ]. The whole sound made is not in is sick-ness in the base-ment of our plan-et, the whole air only ; but the whole sound is in from the use of as-sa-fæt-i-da, in-stead of her-every particle of air: hence, all sound will enter a rings: never say sus-pect for ex-pect, busi- small cranny unconfused. 2. At too great a disniss for busi-ness, pay-munt for pay-ment, tance, one may hear sounds of the voice, but not n'ır gar-munts for gar-ments.
tie words. 3. One articulate sound confounds 23. As much depends on the quality of another; as when many speak at once. 4. Arwhich any thing is made, I must attend to ticulation requires a mediocrity of loudness. the manner, in which these sounds are pro- Varieties. 1. See how we apples swim duced, and see that they are made just right; 2. He carries two faces. 3. Strain at a gate each having its appropriate weight, form, and swallow a saw-mill. 4. Who is the true and quantity. Taking the above position, gentleman? He whose actions make him and opening the mouth wide, turning my such. 5. A sour countenance is a manifest lips a little out all round, trumpet fashion, and keeping my eyes on a horizontal level, sign of a froward disposition. 6. Speak-as and inhaling full breaths, I will expel these you mean ; do-as you profess, and perform sixteen vowel sounds into the roof of
you promise. 7. To be as nothing, 18 mouth, with a suddenness and force similar an exalted state : the omnipotence of the to the crack of a thong, or the sound of a gun. heavens-exists in the truly humbled heart An ape—is an zpe, a varlet-is a varlet,
Whatever way you wend, Let them he clothed in silk, or scarlet.
Consider well the end.
24. I observe that there are three distinct Proverbs. 1. A croud, is not company. principles involved in oral words, which A drowning man will catch at a straw. 3. Half are their essences, or vowel sounds; their a loaf is better than no bread. 4. An ill workforms, or the consonants attached to them, man quarrels with his tools. 5. Better be alone and their meaning, or uses. By a quick, than in bad company. ' 6. Count not your chick. combined action of the lower muscles upon ens before they are hatched. 7. Every body's their contents, the diaphragm is elevated so business, is nobody's business. 8. Fools--make as to force the air, or breath, from the lungs feasts, and wise men eat them. 9. He that will into the windpipe, and through the larynx, not be courselled, cannot be helped. 10. If it were where it is converted into vowel sounds; not for hope, the heart would break. 11. Kindwhich, as they pass out through the mouth, ness will creep, when it cannot walk. 12. Oil and the glottis, epiglottis, palate, tongue, teeth, truth will get uppermost at last. lips, and nose, make into words. 25. I has two regular sounds: First, improvement of the present day, that the ac
General Intelligence. It is a signal i8 NAME sound, or long: ISLE; ire, 2-0-dine: Gen-tiles o-blige
tions and reactions of book-learning, and of their wines to lie for sac-cha
general intelligence—are so prompt, so inrine lr-lacs to ex-pe-dite their fe
tense, and so pervading all ranks of society. line gibes; the ob-lique grind
The moment a discovery is made, a principle stone lies length-wise on ho
demonstrated, or a proposition advanced, ri-zon; a ti-ny le-vi-a-than, on I in ISLE.]
through the medium of the press, in every the heights of the en-vi-rons of Ar-gives, part of the world; it finds, immediately, a as-pires to sigh through the mi-cro-scope ; host, numberless as the sands of the sea, pre the e-dile likes spike-nard for his he-li-acal ti-a-ra; the mice, in tri-ads, hie from the pared to take it up, to canvass, confirm, reaisle, si-ne di-e, by a vi-va vo-ce vote ; the fute, or pursue it. At every water-fall
, on bi-na-ry di-gest of the chrys-ta-line ma-gi, the line of every canal and rail-road, in the was hir'd by the choir, as a si-ne-cure, for counting-room of every factory and mercana li-vre.
tile establishment; on the quarter-deck of 26. These vocal gymnastics produce as- every ship that navigates the high seas; on tonishing power and flexibility of voice, the farm of every intelligent husbandman ; making it strong, clear, liquid, musical and in the workshop of every skillful mechani; governable ; and they are as healthful as at the desk of every school-master; in the ofthey are useful and amusing. As there is fice of the lawyer; in the study of the physionly one straight course to any point, so, cian and clergyman ; at the fireside of every there is but one right way of doing any man who has the elements cr a good educathing, and every thing. If I wish to do any thing well, I must first learn how; and if 1 tion, not less than in the professed retreats of begin right, and keep so, every step will learning, there is an intellect to seize, to carry me forward in 'accomplishing my ob- weigh, and to appropriate the suggestions, jects.
whether they belong to the world of science, Notes.
Y, in some worda, has this sound ; particularly, of tenets, or of morals. vien accented, and at the end of certain nouns and veris: the ly- Varieties. 1. Ought women be allowed ee-um's al-ly proph-e-cy to the dy-nas-ty to mag-ni-fy other's faults, to vote.? 2. Nothing is troublesome, that we but min-i-fy its own. 2. This first dip-thongal sound begins do willingly. 3. There is a certain kind of nearly like 22 A, as the engraving indicates, and ends with the name sound of elave.) S. I is not used in any purely English word pleasure in weeping; grief-is soothed and as a final letter; y being its representative in such a position. 4. alleviated, by tears. 4. Labor hard in the When I commences a word, and is in a syllable by itself, if the ac- field of observation, and turn every thing to a cent be on the succeeding syllable, it is generally long as, irdeg good account. 5. What is a more lovely sight, &c. It is long in tủe first syllables of vi-tal-i-ty, di-am-e-ter, di-ur than that of a youth, growing up under the hal, di-lem-ma, bi-en-ni-al, cri-te-ri-on, chi-me-ra, bi-og-ra-phy, liheavenly influence of goodness and truth? een-tious, gi-gan-tic, pri-me-val
, vi-bra-tion, &c. 5. In words de 6. To speak ill, from knowledge, shows a rived from the Greek and Latin, the prefixes bi, (twice,) and tri, (thrice,) the I is generally long.
want of character; to speak ill-upon sus. Anecdote. Seeing a Wind. “I never picion, shows a want of honest principle Eaw such a wind in all my life ;” gaid a man, 7. To be perfectly resigned in the whole life during a severe storm, as he entered a tem- and in its every desire, to the will and governo perance hotel. “Saw a wind!” observed ance of the Divine Providence, is a worship another,"What did it look like?” “ Like!!” most pleasing in the sight of the Lord. said the traveller, “why, like to have blown To me, tho' bath'd in sorrow's dew, my hat off.”
The dearer, far, art thou :
I lov'd thee, when thy woes were fero
And can I alter-now? If its undying guest-be lost forever ?
That face, in joy's bright hour, was fair, Olet us keep the wul-embalmed and pure
More beautcous, since grief is there; In living virtue; hat when both must sever,
Tho' somewhat pale thy brow; Although corription-may our frame consume, And be it mine, to soothe thc pain, Th’immortal spirit-in the skies may bloo.a.
Thus pressing on thy heart and brain.
27. Articulation is the cutting out, and Anecdote. Accorwmodating. A Physta shaping, in a perfectly distinct and appro- cian-advertised, that at the request of his priate manner, with the organs of speech, friends, he had moved near the church-yard; all the simple and compound sounds which and trusted that his removal would accomour twenty-six letters represent. It is to modate many of his patients. No doubt of it. the ear what a fair hand-writing is to the eye, and relates, of course, to the sounds, Proverbs. 1. A thousand probabilities will not to the names, of both vowels and conso- not make one truth. 2. A hand-saw is a good nants. It depends on the exact positions thing, but not tq shave with. 3. Gentility, withand correct operations, of the vocal powers, out ability, is worse than beggary. 4. A man and on the ability to vary them with rapid- may talk like a wise man, and yet act like a fooh aty, precision and effect: thus, articulation 5. If we would succeed in any thing, we must une is purely an intellectual act, and belongs the proper means. 6. A liar should have a good not to any of the brute creation.
memory. 7. Charity begins at home, but does 28. The second sound of I is short : not end there. 8. An ounce of mother wit is IL is; inn, imp; the ser-vile
worth a pound of learning. 9. Short reckonings spir-it of a rep-tile lib-er-tine is
make long friends. 10. Custom is the plague of hos-tile to fem-i-nine fi-del-i
wise men, and the idol of fools. 11. Every one ty; the pu-er-ile dis-ci-pdine
knows best where his own shoe pinches. A faint of mer-can-tile chi-cane-ry, is
heart never won a fair lady. the ar-tif-i-cer of mil-i-ta-ry des-po-tism; the fer-tile eg
[I in ILL.] Freedom. Wlien freedom is spoken of lan-tine is des-tiud for a ju-ve-nile gift; the every one has an idea of what is meant; for gen-u-ine pro-file of Captain White-field is every one has known what it is to live in the an-tep-o-des of in-di-vi-si-bil-i-ty; the freedom, and also what it is to live, and ac: wind, in the vi-cin-i-ty of mount Lib-a-nus, under restraint. But then it is obvious, is a me-di-ci-nal for the con-spir-a-cy of the that different persons feel in freedom, ac brig-and; the pris-line foun-tains of the cording to circumstances ; things which re ad-a-man-tine spring is sul-lied with the strain and infringe upon the freedom of guil-ty guil-o-tine; man is an ex-quis-ite some, have no such effect upon others. So e-pit-o.me of the in-fi-nite Di-vin-i-ty, and that in the same situation in which one sliould be stud-ied as def-i-nite-ly as pos- would feel free, another would feel himself 81-ble.
in bondage. Hence, it is evident that tho 29. Two grand ohjects are, to correct bad all have a general idea of what freedom is, nabits, and form good ones; which may be yet all have not the same idea of it. For done by the practice of analysis and syn- the same circumstances, it follows, that free
as different persons would not all be free in thesis : that is, taking compound sounds, syllables, words, and sentences into pieces;
dom itself is not the same thing to all. Of Un resolving them into their component course, the kinds of freedom are as many parts, and then recombining, or putting them and various as the kinds of love are by which together again. Error must be eradicated, we are all governed: and our freedom is or truth cannot be received ; we must cease
genuine or not genuine, according as our to do evil, and learn to do well: what is ruling love is good or evil. true can be received only in proportion as Varieties. 1. Did you ever consider how its opposite false is removed.
many millions of people--live, and die, igno 30. Irregulars. A, E, O, U, and Y, in a rant of themselves and the world.? 2. Stin. few words, have this sound : as-the hom-age giness soon becomes a confirmed habit, and giv-en to pret-ty won-en has been the rich-est increases with our years. 3. The man, who bus-'ness of pet-ty tyr-an-ny, since the English is just, and firm in his purpose, cannot be proph-e-cy of Py-thag-o-rus ; the styg-i-an fur- shaken in his deterinined mind, either by nace of bus-y Wal-lace, in Hon-ey al-ley, is a threats or promises. 4. By continually srolmed-ley of pyr-i-tes, and the treb-le cyn-o-sure ding children and domestics, for small faults, of cyg-nets, hys-sop, and syn-o-nyms. Notes. 1. Beware of Mr. Walker's error, in giving the
they finally become accustomed to it, and des sound of long E to the final unaccented I and Y of syllables and spise the reproof. J. Good books are not words, which is always short: as-as-per-ee-tee, for as-per-i-ty, only a nourishment to the mind, but they enmee-nor-ee-tee, for mi-nor-i-ty; char-ee-tee for char-i-ty; pos-seelighten and expand it. 6. Why do we turn a. l-ee-tee, for pos-si-bil-i-ty, &c. 2. Some give the short sound of from those living in this world, to those who ? to A in the unaccented syllables of-ad-age, cab-bage, pos-tage, bondage, u-sage, &c., which is agreeable to the authorities, and to have left it, for the evidences of genuine love? give the a as in at, savors of affectation. 3. I is silent in evil
, de 7. All principles love their nearest relatives, th cousin, basłn, &c. 4. I, in final unaccented syllables, not and seek fellowship and conjunction with mding a word, is generally short; si-mil-i-tude, fi-del-i-ty mi wr.i.ty.
them. A. bark, at midnight, sent alone
There are some bosoms-dark and dreas
Which in unwater'd desert are ;
Yet there, a curious eye, may trace A wounded bird, that has but one
Some smiling spot, some verdant piace,
Where little flowers, the weeds between
Spend their soft fragrance-all unseen.
31. The organs of speech are, the dorsal Natural Philosophy-includes all suband abdominal muscles, the diaphrugm and stances that affect our five senses,-hearing, intercostal muscles, the thorax or chest, seeing, tasting, smelling and feeling ; which the lungs, the trachea or wind-pipe, the substances are called matter, and exist in larynx, (composed of five elastic cartilages, three states, or conditions, solid, when the the upper one being the epiglottis,) the glot- particles cohere together, so as not to be easily tis, palate, tongue, teeth, lips and nose : but, in all efforts, we must use the whole separated ; as rocks, wood, trees, &c.: liquid, body. All vowel sounds are made in the
when they cohere slightly, and separate larynx, or vocal box, and all the consonant freely; as water : and gaseous, or aeriform sounds above this organ.
state, when they not only separate freely, 32. O has three regular sounds: first, the space they occupy, or their pressure will
but tend to recede from each other, as far as its NAME sound, or long: OLD; the sloth-ful doge copes with the
permit,-as air, &c. flo-rist before Pha-raoh, and
Educators, and Education. We all sows on-ly yel-low oats and o
must serve an apprenticeship to the five sier ; the home-ly por-trait of the
senses ; and, at every step, we need assista-tró-cious gold-smith is the yeo
ance in learning our trade: gentleness, pa. man-ry's pil-low; Job won't go [0 in OLD.) tience, and love—are almost every thing in to Rome and pour tal-low o-ver the broach education : they constitute a mild and bless. of the pre-co-cious wid-ow Gross; the ed atmosphere, which enters into a child's whole corps of for-gers tore the tro-phy soul, like sunshine into the rosebud, slowly, from the fel-low's nose, and told him to but surely expanding it into vigor and store it under the po-ten-tate's so-fa, where beauty. Parents and Teachers must govern the de-co-rus pa-trol pour'd the hoa-ry min- their own feelings, and keep their hearts
and consciences pure, following principle, 33. A correct and pure articulation, is instead of impulse. The cultivation of the indispensable to the public speaker, and es- affections and the development of the body's sential in private conversation : every one, senses, begin together. The first effort of therefore, should make himself master of it. intellect is to associate the rūmes of objects All, who are resolved to acquire such an with the sight of them; hence, the necesarticulation, and faithfully use the means, sity of early habits of observation--of pay(which are here furnished in abundance,) ing attention to surrounding things and will most certainly succeed, though opposed events ; and enquiring the whys and whereby slight organic defects ; for the mind may fores of everything; this will lead to the qual. obtain supreme control over the whole body. ities, shapes, and states of inazimute sub.
34. Irregulars. Au, Eau, and Ew, have stances; such as hard, soft, sound, square, this sound in a few words: The beau Ros- bles, afterwards of inimals ; and finally, of
hot, cold, swift, slow, &c.; then of vegeta seau, with mourn-ful hau-teur, stole the hautboy, bu-reau, cha-teau and flam-beaux, and human character we must not proceed as
men, angels, and God. In forming the poked them into his port-manteau, before the the sculptor does, in the formation of a sta. belle sowed his toe to the har-row, for strew- tue, working sometimes on one part, then ing the shew-bread on the plat-eau.
on another ; but as nature does in forming Anecdote. A Narrow Escape. A pedan- a flower, or any other production ; throwing tic English traveler, boasting that he had been out altogether the whole system of being, so fortunate, as to escape Mr. Jefferson's ce- and all the rudiments of every part. lebrated non-importation law, was told by a
Varieties. 1. The just man will flourish
in spite of envy. Yankee lady," he was a very lucky man: for
2. Disappointment and she understood that the non-importation law suffering, are the school of wisdom. 3. Is prohibited the importing of goods, of which corporeal punishment necessary in the school, brass-was the chief composition.”
army and navy? 4. Every thing within the Proverbs. 1. Afairs, like salt-fish, should scope of human power, can be accomplished be a long time soaking. 2. A fool's tongue, like by weli-directed efforts. 5. Woman - the a nonkey's tail, designates the animal. 2. Au morning-star of our youth, the czy-star of are not thieves that dogs bark at. 4. An ant may
our manhood, and the evening-star ofour age. work its heart out, but it can never make honey. 6. When Newton was asked-by what means 5. Better go around, than fall into the ditch. 6. he made his discoveries in science ; he eplied, Church work generally goes on slowly. 7. Those, “by thinking.' 7. Infinity can nerer be whom guilt contaminates, it renders equal. 8. received fully—by any recipient, either in Force, without forecast, is little worth. 9. Gen- heaven, or on earth. tility, without ability, is worse than plain beg- The silver eel, in shining volumes rollid, gary. 10. Invite, rather than avoid labor. 11. The yellow carp, in scalcs bedropp'd with gold; He'll go to laro, at the wagging of a straw. 12. Round broken columns, clasping ivy twin'd, dison's choice,--that, or none.
And o'er the ruins--stalk'd the stately hind. 'Tis not, indeed, my talent-to engage
O cursed thirst of gold / wher, for thy sake, In lofty triftis ; or, to swell iny page The fool-throw 3 up his interest in both worlds with wind, and noise.
| First, starv'd in this, then, lamu'd ---in that to come.