1.4. 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, ai language, consisting of words; and a natu- unnatural compressions and contractions must ral language, consisting of tones, looks, ac- | be avoided; particularly, cravats and stocke tions, expression, and silence: the former is so tight around the neck, as to interfere with

the proper action of the vocal organs, and addressed to the eye, by the book, and to the

the free circulation of the blood ; also, tigh ear, by speech, and must thus be learned; the

ij waistcoats ; double suspenders, niade tight. latter--addresses itself to both eye and ear, at er with straps : elevating the feet to a point tre same moment, and must be thus acquired, horizontal with, or above, the seat; and so far as they can be acquired. To become i lacing, of any description, around the waist, an Elocutionist, I must learn both these lan- impeding the freedom of breathing ralural. 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; neigther

Speaker was directed, by a vote of the house, de-ceive nor in-vei-gle the

to return thanks to him, for the distinguished seam-stress; the sleek ne-gro

services he had rendered the country. As bleats like a sheep; -sar's e-dict pre-cedes the e-poch of

soon as Washington took his seat, as a memo tre-mors; the sheik's beard Em EEL.] ber, Speaker Rubinson 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; -ne-as Leigh reads Mo-sheim but such was his confusion, that he was on the e-dile's heath; the peo-ple tre-pann'd 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 @-il-iads at my niece, | lieved him by saying-“Sit down, Mr. Washwho beat him with her be-som, like a cay

ington; your modesty is equal to your valor ; a-lier in Greece

and that-surpasses the power of any lan16. Since the body is the grand medium, for communicating feelings and thoughts, 1 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 infringement, or encroachment. By observa great city, a great solitude 4. Desperate cuts

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 never. 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-care 17. Irregular Sounds. I and Y often

Av ofton | the most glorious, because they are bloodless ; have this sound; as-an-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 |

much more, from manto his Maker' 5. nay, making the e long; but Johnson, En

Arbitrary power-no man can either give, or tick, 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

ments, or the inhabitants of heaven. 7. Belice, &c.

ware of violating the laws of Life, and you SOTT00-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 hor faint foot-falls.

Of sunlight-in the pauses of a storm.

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19. lIaving examined the structure of the l Notes. 1. 70 make this sounu of 2, arople under an


opea the mouth wide, as indicated by the engraving, so as to pro first, on the left foot, and the right foot a vent

vent it from becoming in the least nasal. 2. E, in ent, ence, and

ess, generally has this sound; tho sometimes it slides into short few inches from it, (where it will naturally

lo 3. When e precedes two r's (IT,) it should always have this

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 u, tho’ the under jaw should be ing the shoulders back, so as to protrude the much depressed: as—the mer-chaut heard the clerk 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

jerked from the rob-ber in the tav-ern. I je similarly situated in

certain words: the girls and birds in a minha tarde, uang dir upper part of the body quiescent, and the

ges to the virgin: see short u. 4. E is silent in thu!ut stable 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; driv-en 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

open and continuous; the short ones are shut, abrept, or discrema crat's cq-ui-page was a leath

and end as soon as made. er eph-od; the es-quire leap'd

Anecdote. A lawyer, to avenge himself from a ped-es-tal into a ket- ( tle of eggs; a lep-er clench'd !

on an opponent, wrote “Rascalin 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. Fuir e.e.type the pref-ace to the ten-ets as a prelI plau-is a jewel. 3. Proverbs existed before b ude to our ed-i-ble re-tro-spec-tions; yes. All blood is alike ancient. 5. Beauty-is only skin ter-day I guess'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

9. No rose without a thorn. 10. Always have a press'd on his ret-i-na in-stead of the keg of

| few marins on hand for change. phlegm.

Sublimity and Pathos. As weak lights 21. In these peculiar exercises of voicemen

—are obscured, when surrounded by the dazare contained all the elements, or principles olin

zling rays of the sun, so, sublimi of articulation, accent, emphas:3 and expression; and, by their aid, with but little ex

around on every side, overshadows the arti. ertion, I shall be enabled to economizs my

fices of rhetoric: the like of which occurs in breath, for protracted vocal efforts, and im

painting; for, tho' the light and shade, lie part all that animation, brilliancy and force, near each other, on the same ground, yet, the that reading, speaking and singing ever re- light first strikes the eye, and not only apquire.

pears projecting, but much nearer Thus, 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, aro 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 ig 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 1

tance, one may hear sounds of the voice, but not b)r 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. Ar. which 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 tha 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. ó. Speak—as and inhaling full breaths, I will expel these

you mean; do-as you profess, and perform sixteen yowel sounds into the roof of my what you promise. 7. To be as nothing, 13 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.

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24. I observe that there are three distinct | Proverbs. 1. A croud, is not company. 2. 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 work

forms, 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. Kind. which, 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,

General Intelligence. It is a signal ÅS NAME sound, or long: ISLE; ..

improvement of the present day, that the acire, 2-0-dine: Gen-tiles o-blige

tions and reactions of book-learning, and of their wines to lie for sac-cha- la general intelligencemare 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 the 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 ; l host, numberless as the sands of the sea, prethe e-dile likes spike-nard for his he-li-a

pared to take it up, to canvass, confirm, re cal ti-a-ra; the mice, in tri-ads, hie from the aisle, 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

ir 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 mechanic ; 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, I cian and clerguman : at the fireside of every there is but one right way of doing any man who has the elements ci a good educa. thing, and every thing. If I wish to do any thing well, I must first learn how; and if I

tion, not less than in the professed retreats of begin right, and keep so, every step will learnin

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. . 7, in some worde, has this sound; particularly, I of tenets, or of morals. when accented, and at the end of certain nouns and veris: the ly. Varieties. 1. Ought women be allowed ce-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, i-de-a,

good account. 5. What is a more lovely sight, i-den-ti-fy, i-dol-a-try, i-ras-ci-ble, i-ron-i-cal, i-tal-ic, i-tin-e-rant, &c. It is long in the first syllables of vi-tal-i-ty, di-am-e-ter, di-ur than that of a youth, growing up under the nal, di-lem-ma, bi-en-ni-al, cri-te-ri-on, chi-me-ra, bi-og-ra-phy, li-heavenly 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 saw such a wind in all my life : ” gaid a man. 17. 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' bathed in sorrow's dew, my hat off.”

The dearer, far, art thou :

I lov'd thee, when thy woes w
Why should this worthless tegument-endure,

And can I alter-now? If its undying gust-be lost forever ?

That face, in joy's bright hour, was sair , O let us keep the rul-embalmed and pure

More beautcous, since grief is there ; In living virtue ; hat when both must seder,

Tho' somewhat pale thy brow; Although corription-may our frame consume,

And be it mine, to soothe thc pain, Th’inmortal spirit-in the skies may blooza.

Thus pressing on thy heart and brain.

27. Articulation is the cutting out, and Anecdote. Accorwmodating. A Physt shaping, in a perfectly distinct and appro- cian-advertised, that at the request of his priate manner, with the organs of speech, friends, he ład 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 to 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 fool aty, precision and effect: thus, articulation 5. If we would succeed in any thing, we must use 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 socond sound of I is short : not end there. 8. An ounce of mother wit is IL is; inn, irnp; 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. Ico

wise men, and the idol of fools. 11. Every one ty; the pu-er-ile dis-ci-pline 16

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 eo. [I in ILL.] | Freedom. When freedom is spoken of lan-tine is des-tiu'd for a ju-ve-nile gift ; the every one has an idea of what is meant; for gen-u-ine pro-file of Cap-tain 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 er-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 61-ble.

| in bondage. Hence, it is evident that tho' 29. Two grand chiects are, to correct bad all have a general idea of what freedom is. nabits, and form good ones; which may be

av heyet all have not the same idea of it. For done by the practice of analysis and syn

as different persons would not all be free in thesis : that is, taking compound sounds,

the same circumstances, it follows, that freezyliables, words, and sentences into pieces;

dom itself is not the same thing to all. Of On 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,

ed 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, igno30. 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 br nace of bus-y Wal-lace, in Hon-ey al-ley, is a

threats or promises. 4. By continually srole med-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.

they finally become accustomed to it, and dem Notes. 1. Beware of Mr. Walker's error, in giving the sound of long E to the final unaccented I and Y of syllables and spise the reproof. 5. 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 enraee-nor-ee-tee, for mi-nor-i-ty; char-ee-tee for char-i-ty; pos-see-lighten and expand it. 6. Why do we turn a lee-tee, for pos-si-bil-i-ty, &c. 2. Some give the short sound of ? to A in the unaccented syllables of-ad-age, cab-bage, pos-tage,

from those living in this world, to those who dan-dage, 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 17. All principles love their nearest relative; nul, cousin, basin, &c. 4. I, in final unaccented syllables, not

and seek fellowship and conjunction wth ading 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 bogoms-dark and dreas
To drift upon a moonless sea, -

Which in unwater'd desert are;
A lute, whose leading chord--is gone,

Yet there, a curious eye, may trace A wounded bird, that has but one

Some smiling spot, some verdant piace,
Imperfect wing—to soar upon,-

Where little flowers, the weeds between
Is like what I am-wi hout thes.

Spend their soft fragrance-all unseen.

31. The organs of speech are, the dorsal: Natural Philosophy—includes all sub and abdominal muscles, the diaphrugm and stances that affect our five senses,-hearing, intercostal muscles, the thorax or chest, seeing, tasting, sme Ving 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 ipper one being the epiglottis,) the glot. I particles cohere together, so as not to be easily tis, palate, tongue, teeth, lips and nose :

separated ; as rocks, wood, trees, &c.: liquid, but, in all efforts, we must use the whole 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 :

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,

but tend to recede from each other, as far as its NAME sound, or long: OLD;

the space they occupy, or their pressure will the sloth-ful doge copes with the

permit,--as air, &c. flo-rist before Pha-raoh, and / 16

Educators, and Education. We all bows on-ly yel-low oats and 0-1 ] must serve an apprenticeship to the five sier ; the home-ly por-trait of the

senses ; and, at every step, we need assista-tru-cious gold-smith is the yeo. U ance in learning our trade: gentleness, paman-ry's pil-low; Job won't go [O 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 nows.

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 names of objects All, who are resolved to acquire such an with the sight of them; hence, the neces. articulation, 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 where. by slight organic defects ; for the mind may fores of everything; this will lead to the qual. obtain supreme control over the whole body. I ities, shapes, and states of inazimute sub. 34. Irregulars. Au, Eau, and Ew, have

stances; such as hard, soft, round, square, this sound in a few words: The beau Ros- |

| hot, cold, swift, slow, &c.; then of vegeta

bles, afterwards of animals ; and finally, of seau, with mourn-ful hau-teur, stole the haut

-men, angels, and God. In forming the boy, bu-reau, cha-teau and flam-beaux, and human character we must not proceed as 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

had been out altogether the whole system of being,

and all the rudiments of every cart so fortunate, as to escape Mr. Jefferson's ce- || lebrated non-importation law, was told by al;

| Varieties. 1. The just man will flourish Yankee lady, "he was a very lucky nian: for

Jin spite of envy. 2. Disappointment and

suffering, are the school of wisdom. 3. Is she understood that the non-importation law

corporeal punishment necessary in the school, prohibited the importing of goods, of which

army and navy? 4. Every thing within the brass-was the chief composition.Proverbs. 1. Affairs, 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 effords. 5. W“MAN — the a nonkey'g tail, designates the animal. 2. An morning-star of our youth, the Lly-star of are not thieves that dogs bark at. 4. An ant may our manhood, and the evening-star tour age. work its heart out, but it can never make honey.

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And o'er the ruins--stalkid the stately hind, "Tis not, indeed, my talent-to engage

O cursed thirst of gold I wher, for thy sake, In lofty triftis ; or, to swell my page

The fool-throw y up his interest in both worldex with wind, and noise.

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