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54. A Diphthong, or double sound, is the Proverbs. 1. Home is home, if it be ever sa union of two vowel sounds in one syllable, homely. 2. It is too late to complain when a thing pronounced by a single continuous effort of is done. 3. In a thousand pounds of law, there is The voice. There are four diphthongal not an ounce of love. 4. Many a true word is sounds, in our language ; long i as in isle ; spoken in jest. 5. One man's meat is another oi, in oil; the pure, or long sound of u in man's poison. 6. Pride, perceiving humility lure, and ou in our ; which include the same HONORABLE, often borrows her cloke. Saysounds under the forms of long, y in rhyme; well—is good; but do-well—is better. 8. The of oy in coy; of ew in pew; and ow in how. eye, that sees all things, sces not itself. 9. Tuy These diphthongs are called pure, because crow-thinks her own birds the whitest. 10. The they are all heard ; and in speaking and tears of the congregation are the praises of thu singing, only the radical, (or opening fullo minister. 11. Evil to him that evil thinks. 25 ness of the sound,) should be prolonged, or De good, if you expect to receive good. đang.
Our Food. The laws of man's constitus 55. Diphthongs. Oi and Oy: OIL; tion and relation evidently show us, that the broil the joint of loin in poi-son and oint-ment; spoil not the oys
plainer, simpler and more natural our food ters for the hoy-den; the boy
is, the more pefectly these laws will be ful. pitch-es quoits a-droit-ly on the
filled, and the more healthy, vigorous, and soil, and sub-joins the joists to
long-lived our bodies will be, and consequentthe pur-loins, and em-ploys the
ly the more perfect our senses will be, and
[OI in OIL.) de-stroy'd toi-let to soil the res
the more active and powerful may the inteler-voir, lest he be cloy'd with his me-moirs.lectual and moral faculties be rendered by 56. The late Mr. Pitt, (Lord Chatham,) should eat grass, like the ox, or confine our
cultivation. By this, is not meant that we was taught to declaim, when a mere boy ; and was, even then, much admired for his selves to any one article of food: by simple talent in recitation : the result of which food, is meant that which is not compounded, was, that his ease, grace, power, self-pos. and complicated, and dressed with pungent session, and imposing dignity, on his first stimulants, seasoning, or condiments, such appearance in the British Parliament, 'drew kind of food as the Creator designed for us, audience and attention, still as night;" and and in such condition as is best adapted to the irresistible force of his action, and the our anatomical and physiological powers. power of his eye, carrried conviction with some kinds of food are better than others, nis arguments.
and adapted to sustain us in every condition; Notes. 1. The radical, or root of this diphthong, com- and such, whatever they may be, (and we mences nearly with 31 a, as in all, and its vanish, or terminating should ascertain what they are,) should conpoint, with the name sound of e, as in eel; the first of which is indicated by the engraving above. 2. Avoid the vulgar pronuncia- stitute our sustenance : thus shall we the tion of ile, for oil; jice, for joist ; pint, for point; bile, for boil; more perfectly fulfil the laws of our being, jint, for joint; hist, for hoist; spile, for spoil; quate, for quoit; and secure our best interests. pur.line, for pur-loin; pi-zen, for poi-son; brile, for broil ; clyde, for cloyed, &c.: this sound, especially, when given with the jaw
Varieties. 1. Was Eve, literally, made much dropped, and ronnded lips
, has in it a captivating nobleness ; out of Adam's rib? 2. He-is doubly a but beware of extremes. 3. The general rule for pronouncing the conqueror, who, when a conqueror, can convowels is—they are open, continuous, or long, when final in accented words and syllables; as a-ble, fa-ther, aw-ful, me-tre, biable, by oppression for a time; but, in the end,
quer himself. 3. People may be borne down ruo-ble, moo-ted, tu-mult, Eru-tal, poi-son, ou-ter-most; but they are shut, discrete
, or short
, when followed in the same syllable by vengeance will surely overtake their oppresa consonant; as, ap-ple, sev-er, lit-tle, pot-ter, but-ton, sym-pa-thy.
sors. 4. It is a great misfortune--not to be Examples of exceptions—ale, are, all, óle, note, tune, &c. 4. An- able to speak well ; and a still greater one. other general rule is—a vowel followed by two consonants, that not to know when to be silent. 5. In the are repeated in the pronunciation, is short : as, mat-ter, ped-lar, hours of study, acquire knowledge that will lit ter, lut-ler, &c.
be useful in after life. 6. Nature-reflects Anecdote. The king's evil. A student the light of revelation, as the moon does of medicine, while attending medical lec. that of the sun. 7. Religion is to be as tures in London, and the subject of this evil much like Gou, as men can be like him : being on hand, observed that the king's hence, there is nothing more contrary to evil had been but little known in the Unit- religion, than angry disputes and conlen ed States, since the Revolution.
tions about it. They are sleeping! Who are sleeping 3 The pilgrim fathers—where are they ? Misers, by their hoarded gold ;
The waves, that brought them o'er,
Still roll in the bay, and throw their spray,
As they break along the shore :-
Diamonds-seem before them strown; When the May Flower moor'd below; But they waken from their slumber,
When the sea around, was black with storma, And the splendid dream-is flown.
And white the shore-with snow. Compare each phrase, examine every line, By reason, man--a Godhead can discern: Weigh every word, and every thought refine. But how he should be worship’d, carnot learn
57. There are no impure diphthongs or Proverbs. 1. As you make your bed, so rust triphthongs, in which two or three vowels yoù lie in it. 2. Be the character you would bo represent, or unite, in one sound; for all are called. 3. Choose a calling, th’t is adapteå to your sileni except one ; as in air, aunt, awl, piard, inclination, and natural abilities. 4. Live-and steal, lead, curtain, soar, good, your, cough, let live ; i. e. do as you would be done by. ő feu-dal, dun-geon, beau-ty, a-dieu, view-ing. Character—is the neeasure of the man. 6. Zeal. These silent letters, in connection with the ously keep down little expenses, and you will voculs, should be called di-graphs and tri- not be likely to incur large ones. 7. Every one graphs ; that is, doubly and triply written : knows how to find fault. 8. Fair words and ihey sometimes merely indicate the sound foul play cheat both young and old. 9. Give a of the accompanying vowel, and the deriva- dog an ill name, and he will soon be shot 11. He tion of the word. Let me beware of believ- knows best what is good, who has endured erui. ing anything, unless I can see that it is true: 11. Great pains and little gains, soon make man and for the evidence of truth, I will look at the truth itself.
weary. 12. The fairest rose will wither a. last. 58. Diphthongs; Ou, and Ow: OUR; afilict the country, are the joint productions
Cause and Effect. The evils, which Mr. Brown wound an ounce of sound a-round a cloud, and
of all parties and all classes. They have drowned a mouse in pound of
been produced by over-banking, over-tradchow-der; Vrow-sy
ing, over-spending, over-dashing, over-dri. mouse de-vour'd a hou* and
ving, over-reaching, over-borrowing, overhowlid a pow-wow a-bou? the
eating, over-drinking, over-thinking, over
(OU in OUR] moun-tains; the gou-ty 6.1
playing, over-riding, and over-acting of crouched in his tow-er, and in scowl-ing every kind and description, except over cow bowed down de-vout-ly in lier bow-er; working. Industry is the foundation of so the giour (jower) en-shroud-ed in power, ciety, and the corner-stone of civilization. en-dow-ed the count's prow-ess with a re- Recipients. We receive according to our nown'd trow-el, and found him with a stout states of mind and life: if we are in the love gown in the coun-ty town.
and practice of goodness and truth, we be59. Demosthenes, the Grecian orator, come the receivers of them in that propor paid many thousands to a teacher in Elocu- tion; but if otherwise, we form receptacles tion ; and Cicero, the Roman orator, after of their opposites,-falsity and evil. When having completed his education, in other
we are under heavenly influences, we know respects, spent two whole years in recitation, under one of the most celebrated tragedi- that all things shall work together for our ans of antiquaty. Brutus declared, that he happiness; and when under infernal influ would prefer the honor, of being esteemed ences, they will work together for our mis. the master of Roman eloquence, to the glo- ery. Let us then choose, this day, whom wo ry of many triumphs.
will serve; and then shall we know where 60. Notes. 1. Ou and ow are the only representatives in consists the art of happiness, and the art of this dipth:hongal sound ; the former generally in the middle of misery. of worde, and the latter at the end : in blow, show, and low, w
Varieties. 1. Is not the single fact, that i3 silent. 2. There are 12 mono-thongal vowels, or single voice bounds, and 4 diph-thongal vowels, or double voice sounds : these the human mind has thought of another are heard in isle, tune, oil and out. 5. There is a very incorrect world, good proof that there is one ? 2. Tol and offensive sound given by some to this diphthong, particularly in the Northern states, in consequence of drawing the corners of eration—is good for all, or it is good for the mouth back, and keeping the teeth too close, while pronouncing none. 3. He who swallows up the subit; it may be called a flat, nasal sound: in song it is worse stance of the poor, will, in the end, find that than in speech. It may be represented as follows.keou, nemi, it contains a bone, which will choke him. 4. semen, peour, deoun, keounty, Sheower, &c. Good natured, laughing people, living in cold climates, where they wish to keep the greatest share of happiness is enjoyed the mouth nearly closed, when talking, are often guilty of this vul- by those, who possess affluence, without su çarity. It may be avoided by opening the mouth wide, projecting perfluity, and can command the comforts of the under jaw and making the sound deep in the throat. Anecdote. Woman as she should be. A not suppose that every thing is gold, which
life, without plunging into its luxuries. 5. Do young woman went into a public library, in a certain town, and asked for“Man as he is." glitters; build not your hopes on a sandy “That is out, Miss,” said the librarian; “but .foundation. 6. The world seems divided we have ‘IVonian as she should be.?” She agitators: why should those, who are estab
into two great classes, agitators and the nontook the book and the hint too.
lished on the immutable rock of truth, fear Where are the heroes of the ages past : Where the brave chieftains-where the mighty of great price; for where there is no resist
[ones agitation? 7. True humiliation—is a pearl Who flourish'd in the infancy of days ? All to the grave gone down:-On their fall’n fame, ance, or obstacle, there,-heaven, and its in
fluences must enter, enlighten, teach, purify. Erultant, mocking at the pride of man, Siis grim Forgetfulness. The warrior's arm
create and support. Lies nerveless on the pillow of its shame :
The only prison, th't enslaves the suul, Hush'd is his storm" voice, and quenched the blaze Is the dark habitation, where she dwette, of his red eye-ball.
As in a noisome dungeon.
sonounce one or more
59. Reading-by vowel sounds only, is Proverbs. 1. A man is no better for liking analagous to singing by note, instead of by himself, if nobody else likes him. 2. A white word. This is an exceedingly interesting glove often conceals a dirty hand. 3. Better pass and important exercise: it is done, simply, al once, than to be always in danger. 4. Misunby omitting the consonants, and pronounc- derstandings—are often best prevented, by pen ing the vowels, the same as in their respec- and ink. 5. Inowledge is treasure, and memory tive words First,
is the treasury. 6. Crosses-are ladders, leadwords, and then re-pronounce them, and ing to heaven. 7. Faint praise, is disparagement leave off the consonants. The VoWELS con
8. Deliver me from a person, who can talk only stitute the ESSENCE of words, and the conso
on one subject. 9. He who peeps throgh a key
hole may see what will ver him. 10. If shrewd NANTS give that material the proper FORM.
men play the fooi, they do it with a vengeance. 60 All the vowel sounds, thrice told, - 11. Physicians rarely take medicines. 12. Curs66, James Parr; Hall Mann; Eve Prest; Ike Sill; like chickens, generally come home to roost. Od Pool Forbs; Luke Munn Bull; Hoyle Prout-ate palms walnuts apples, peaches
Anecdote. A get-off. Henry the Fourth melons, ripe figs, cocoas goosberries hops, Protestants, by the importunity of his Par.
was instigated to propose war against the cucumbers prunes, and boiled sour-crout, to liament ; whereupon, he declared that he their entire satisfaction. Ale, ah, all, at; would make every member a captain of a eel, ell; isle, ill; old, ooze, on ; mute, company in the army : the proposal was up, full; oil, ounce. Now repeat all these then unanimously negatived. vowel sounds consecutively,: A, A, A, A;
Contrasts. Our fair ladies laugh at the E, E; I, I; 0, 0, 0; U, U, U; Oi. Ou.
Chinese ladies, for depriving themselves 61. Elocution—comprehends Expulsion of of the use of their feet, by tight shoes and Sound, Articulation, Force, Time, Pronunci- bandages, and whose character would be ation, Accent, Pauses, Measure and Melody ruined in the estimation of their associates, of Speech, Rhythm, Emphasis, the Eight if they were even suspected of being able Notes, Intonation, Pitch, Inflexions, Circum- to walk :-while they, by the more danger. flexes. Cadences, Dynamics, Modulation, pus and destructive habits of tight-lacing, Style, the Passions, and Rhetorical Action! destroy functions of the body far more im. Reading and Speaking are inseparably con- portant, not only to themselves, but to their nected with music ; hence, every step taken quite as taper-waisted, and almost as mus.
offspring ; and whole troops of dundies, in the former, according to this system, will culine as their mothers, are the natural readvanct une equally in the latter : for Music sults of such a gross absurdity. If to be is but an elegant and refined species of Elo-admired-is the motive of such a custum, it eution.
is a most paradoxical mode of accomplish. 64. CERTAIN VOWELS TO BE PRONOUNCED ing this end; for that which is destructive SEPARATELI. In reading the following, be of health, must be more destructive of beau. very deliberate, so as to shape the sounds per- ty--that beauty, in a vain effort to preserve fectly, and give each syllable clearly and dis- which, the victims of this fashion have de. tinctly; and in all the ex-am-ples, here and voted themselves to a joyless youth, and a elsewhere, make those sounds, that are ob
premature decrepitude, jects of attention, very prominent. Ba-al,
Varieties. 1. Is it best to divulge the truth the o-ri-ent a-e-ro-nant and cham-pi-on of fi- to all, whatever may be their state of mind er-y scor-pi-on took his a-e-ri-al flight into and life? 2. A good tale—is never the worse the ge-o-met-ri-cal em-py-re-an, and drop- for being twice told. 3. Those who do not ped a beau-ti-ful vi-o-let into the Ap-pi-i Fo- love any thing, rarely experience great enjoyrum, where they sung hy-me-ne-al se-qui- ments; those who do love, often suffer deer, ems; Be-el-ze-bub vi-o-lent-ly rent the va-ri- griefs. 4. The way to heaven is delightfui e-ga-ted di-a-dem from his zo-o-log-i-cal cra- to those who love to walk in it; and the diffini-um, and placed it on the Eu-ro-pe-an ge- culties we meet with in endeavoring to keep ni-i, to me-li-o-rate their in-cho-ate i-de-a of it, do not spring from the nature of the way, cu-ring the pit-e-ous in-val-ids of Man-tu-a but from the state of the traveler. 5. He, and Pom-pe-i, with the tri-en-ni-al pan-a-ce-a who wishes nothing, will gain nothing. 6. It of no-ol-o-gy, or the lin-e-a-ment of a-ri-es. is good to know a great deal; but it is better Notes. I. The constituent diphthongal sounds of I are near.
to make a good use of what we do know. 7. 191 a, and Iste; those of u, approach to 21 e, and 20 o: those of Every day-brings forth something for the oi
, to 31 a, and 24 i: and those of or to 3d 0, and 21 o: make and mind to be exercised on, either of mental, analyze them, and observe the funnel sbage of the lips, which or external character; and to be farthful in elange with the changing sounds in passing from the radicals to their ranishes. 2. Preventives and curatives of incipient disease, it, and acquit ourselves with the advantage may be found in these principles, positions and exercises. derived thereby, is both wisdom and duty
Whether he knew things, or no, Needs not the aid of foreign ornament ;
His tongue eternally would go; But is. when una dorned adorned the most.
For he had impudence-at will. BRONSON.
63. Elocution and Music being insepar- Notes. 1. In Song, as well as in Speech, the Articulatione able in their nature, every one, of common Pitch, Force, and Time, must be attended to; i. e. in both arte, mas. organization, whether aware of it, or not,
ter the right form of the elements, the degree of elevation and deuses all the elements of Music in his daily pression of the voice, the kind and degree of loudness of soxauda,
and their duration : there is nothing in singing that may not b* intercourse with society. When we call to
found in speaking. one at a distance, we raise the voice to the upper pitches: when to one near by, we
Anecdote. Musical Pun. A young Mwdrop it to the lower pitches; and when at a sician, remarkable fc nis modesty and sinmedium distance, we raise it to the middle cerity, on his first appearance before the pub. pitches: that is, in the first case, the voice lic, finding that he could not give the trills, is on, or about the eighth note : in the sec- effectively, assured the audience, by muy of ond, on, or about the first note: and in the apology, “ that he trembled so, that he could last place, on, or about the third or fifth not shake. note. In commencing to read or speak in public, one should never commence above
Proverbs. 1. A word-is enough to the wist. his fifth note, or below his third note: and, 2. It is easier to resist our bad passions at first, to ascertain on what particular pitch the than afte indulgence. 3. Jokes-are bad coin lowest natural note of the voice is, pro- to all but the jocular. 4. You may find your nounce the wird awe, by prolonging it, worst enemy, or best friend—in yourself. 5. Evwithout feeling ; and to get the upper one, ery one has his hobby. 6. Fools-have liberty to sound eel, strongly.
say what they please. 7. Give every one his dae. 64. Vocal Music. In the vowel sounds 8. He who wants content, cannot find it in an of our language, are involved all the ele- easy chair. 9. Ill-will never spoke well. 10. ments of music; hence, every one who Lawyer's gowns are lined with the wilfulness of wishes, can learn to sing. These eight their clients. 11. Hunger—is an excellent sauce. vowels, when naturally sounded, by a de- 12. I confide, and am at rest. veloped voice, will give the intonations of
True Wisdom. All have the faculty the notes in the scale, as follows, com- given them of growing wise, but not equal. mencing at the bottom.
ly wise : by which faculty is not meant the 18 e in eel, C note 0-8-la-High. ability to reason about truth and goodness Haif tone.
from the sciences, and thus of confirming lat i in Isle, 7
whatever any one pleases ; but that of disTone.
cerning what is true, choosing what is suit
able, and applying it to the various uses of 20 o in ooze, 6 OA note
life. He is not the richest man, who is able
to comprehend all about making money, and Tone.
can count millions of dollars; but he, who 1o1. o in old, 5 0-Gnote 0-5-la-Medium. is in possession of millions, and makes a
proper use of them. Tone.
Varieties. 1. Does not life-beget life, 4th a in at, 4
and death-generate death? 2. The man, Half tone.
who is always complaining, and bewailing 1st a in ale, 3 Enote 0-3-la-Medium. his misfortunes, not only feeds his own misTone.
ery, but wearies and disgusts others. 3.
We are apt to regulate our mode of livingAd a in ar, 2 0-D note
more by the example of others, than by the
dictates of reason and common sense. 4. Tone.
Frequent recourse to artifice and cunning3d a in all, 1 0_c note 0-1-la-Low.
is a proof of a want of capacity, as well as
of an illiberal mind. 5. Every one, who 65. This Diatonic Scale of eight notes, does not grow better, as he grows older, is a (though there are but seven, a repetition of the first,) comprehends five spendthrift of that time, which is more pre
cious than gold. 6. Do what you know, whole tones, and two semi, or half, tones. and you will know what to do. 7. As is An erect ladder, with seven rounds, is a the reception of truths, such is the percep. good representation of it; it stands on the tion of them in all minds. 8. Do you see ground, or floor, which is the tonic, or first more than your brother? then be more note ; the first round is the second note, or humble and thankful ; hurt not him with supertonic"; the second round is the third thy meat, and strong food : when a man, he note, or mediant; the third round, is the will be as able to eat it as yourself, and, fourth note, or subdominant ;, between perhaps, more so. which, and the second round, there is a semitone; the fourth round is the fifth note, Walk with thy fellow creatures : note the hush or dominant ; the fifth round is the sixth And whisperings amongst them. Not a spring note, or submediant; the sixth round is the or leaf-but hath his morning hymn; each busk seventh note, or subtonic; and the seventh And oak-doth know I am. Canst thou not sing! sound is the eighth note, or octave.
O leave thy cares and follies ! go this way, Keep one consistent plan--from end-to end. And thou art sure to prosper-all the day.
06. The twenty-eight consonant Proverbs. 1. Gentility, sent to market, will sounds. For the purpose of still farther not buy even a peck of corn. 2 He, that is developing and training the voice, and ear, warm, thinks others so. 3. A true friend-should for reading, speaking, and singing, a system- venture, sometimes, to be a little offensive. 4. It atic, and thorough practice, on the twenty- is easy to take a man's part; but the difficulty is eight consonants, is absolutely essential : in to maintain it. 5. Misfortunes-seldom come which exercises, it is of the first importance, alone. 6. Never quit certainty-for hope. 7. Ome to make the effort properly, and observe the-beats the bush, and another-catches the bird. exact positions of the organs. These conso
8. Plough, or not plough,-you must pay your nants are either single, double, or triple; rent. 9. Rome—was not built in a day. 10. Soek and some of them are vocal sounds, (sub-ton-till you find, and you will not lose your labor. ics, or sub-vowels,) others, merely aspirates, 11. An oak—is not felled by one stroke. 12 A breath sounds or atonics: let them be analy
display of courage-often causes real cowardica zed and presented according to their natures, Party Spirit. The spirit of party-unand uses.
questionably, has its source in some of the 67. B has but one sound, which is native passions of the heart; and free govits name sound : BA; baa,
ernments naturally furnish more of its alia ball, bat; be, beg ; bide, bid;
ment, than those under which liberty of bode, boon, boss; bute, buss,
speech, and of the press is restrained, by the brute; boil, bound; a rob-in imbibed blub-bers from a bob-bin, [B in BA.]
strong arm of power. But so naturally does and gob-bled for cab-bage; the roh-ber blab- and remorseless is it in its excess ; so ruthless
party run into extremes ; so unjust, cruel, bed bar-ba-rous-ly, and ba m-boo-zled the tab-by na-bob; Ja-cob dab-bled in rib- is the war which it wages against private bons, and played hob-nob with a cob-ler ; character ; so unscrupulous in the choice the bab-oon ba-by gab-bled its gib-ber-ish, of means for the attainment of selfish ends ; and made a hub-bub for its bib and black so sure is it, eventually, to dig the grave of ber-ries; the rab-ble's hob-by is, to brow- those free institutions of which it pretends beat the bram-ble bushes for bil-ber-ries, and to be the necessary accompaniments ; so inevbribe the boo-by of his bom-has-tic black- itably does it end in military despotism, and bird.
unmitigated tyrany; that I do not know 68, By obtaining correct ideas of the how the voice and influence of a good man sounds of our letters, and their influences could, with more propriety, be exerted, than over each other; of the meaning and pro- in the effort to assuage its violence. nunciation of words, and their power over the understanding and will of man, when Varieties. 1. Are our ideas innate, or acproperly arranged into sentences, teeming quired? 2. The mind that is conscious of with correct thought and genuine feeling, its own rectitude, disregards the lies of comI may, with proper application and exercise, mon report. 3. Some_are very liberal, become a good reader, speaker, and writer.
even to profuseness, when they can be so at Notes. 1. To get the vocal sound of b, speak its name, the expense of others. 4. There are pure be, and then make a strong effort to pronounce it again, compress loves, else, there were no white lilies. 5. The ing the lips closely; and the moment you give the sound of be, when you get to e, stop, and you will have the right sound; or, glory of wealth and external beautymis pronounce ub, in the usual way, then, with the teeth shut, and the transitory ; but virtue—is everlasting. 6. lips very close, prolonging the last sound ; and, in both cases, let We soon acquire the habits and practices, of none of the sound of b, come into the mouth, or pass through the those we live with; hence the importance of , pose. 2. It was in analyzing and practicing the sounds of the letters, and the different pitches and qualities of voice, that the author associating with the best company, and of became acquainted with the principles of VENTRILOQUISM, (or carefully avoiding such as may corrupt and vocal modulation, as it should be called,) which art is perfectly debase us. % The present state is totally simple, and can be acquired and practiced by almost any one of common organization. Begin by swallowing the sound, supprese different from what men suppose, and make, ing and depressing it. 3. B is silent in delt
, subt-le, doudt, lamb, of it; the reason of our existence—is our tunb, dund, thumb, limb, crumb, subt-le-ty, suc-cumb, bdell-ium. growth in the life of hearen ; and all things
Anecdote. A beautiful English countess are moved and conspire unto it; and great said, that the most agreeable compliment she might be the produce, if we were faithful to ever had paid her, was from a sailor in the the ordinances of heaven. street; who looked at her, as if fascinated,
In eastern lands, they talk in flower's, and exclaimed, “Bless me! let me light my And they tell, in a garland, their love and cares ; pipe at your eyes.”
Each blossom, th't blooms in their garden bowWe rise-in glory, as we sink-in pride ; Where boasting-ends, there dignity-begins. On its leaves, a mystic language bears ; The true, and only friend--is ke,
Then gather a wreath from the garden bowers, Who, like the Arbor-vitæ true,
And tell the wish of thy heart-in flowers. Will bear our image-on his heart.
Praise, from a friend, or censure, from a rot,
Is lost--on hearers th't our merits know.
As full as an egg is of meat.