54. A Diphthong, or double sound, is the | Proverbs. 1. Home is home, if it be ever se 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. 7. 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 I 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 full.

minister. 11. Evil to him that evil thinks. 15 ness of the sound,) should be prolonged, or Do good, if you expect to receive good. 40mg.

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-soni y

plainer, simpler and more natural our food and oint-ment; spoil not the oysters for the hoy-den; the boy

is, the more pefectly these laws will be ful. pitch-es quoits à-droit-ly on the In)

filled, and the more healthy, vigorous, and soil, and sub-joins the joists to

i t !

long-lived our bodies will be, and consequentthe pur-loins, and em-ploys the 'ro

ly the more perfect our senses will be, and 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,) |C7

milcultivation. By this, is not meant that we was taught to declaim, when a mere boy ; SI

! should eat grass, like the ox, or confine ourand 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 lour anatomical and physiological powers. power of his eye, carrried conviction with som

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

h, whatever they i

d we mences nearly with 31 a, as in all, and its vanish, or terminating I 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;

; nit, or noist; Spue, for spou; quate, tor quort; I 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 rounded lips, has in it a captivating nobleness ; out of Adam's rib? 2. Hemis 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 ac

down cented words and syllables; as a-ble, fa-ther, aw-ful, me-tre, bi-ble, by oppression for a time : but in the end. no-ble, moo-ted, tu-mult, Pru-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, sever, 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, ale, 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, I hours of study. acquire knowledge that will bi ter, lut-ler, &c.

be useful in after life. 6. Naturem-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 ? The pilgrim fathers—where are they ? Misers, by their hoarded gold ;

The waves, that brought them o'er,
And, in fancy-now are heaping

Still roll in the bay, and throw their spray,
Gems and pearls-of price untold.

As they break along the shore :-
Golden chains--their limbs encumber, Still roll in the bay, as they roll'd that day,
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 storxe, 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 lear,

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57. There are no impure diphthongs or Proverbs. 1. As you make your bed, so inust triphthongs, in which two or three vowels you lie in it. 2. Be the character you would be represent, or unite, in one sound; for all are called. 3. Choose a calling, th't is adapteá to your silent 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. Ö feu-dal, dun-geon, beau-ty, a-dieu, view-ing. Character-is the mueasure of the man. 6. Zeal. These silent letters, in connection with the ously keep down little expenses, and you will vocals, 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 They 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 1. He tion of the word. Let me beware of believ

knows best what is good, who has endured eru. ing anything, unless I can see that it is true:

11. Great pains and little gains, soon make an and for the evidence of truth, I will look at

| weary. 12. The fairest rose will wither a. last. the truth itself. 58. Diphthongs; ou, and Ow: OUR;

Cause and Effect. The evils, which Mr. Brown wound an ounce of

afflict the country, are the joint productions sound a-round a cloud, and

of all parties and all classes. They have drowned a mouse il 1 pound of 1 fral

been produced by over-banking, over-trad. sour chow-der; a row-sy

ing, over-spending, over-dashing, over-dri. mouse de-vour'd a hows and free

ving, over-reaching, over-borrowing, overhowl'd a pow-wow a-bou? the loc in OUR]

eating, over-drinking, over-thinking, overmoun-tains; the gou-ty 61

| playing, over-riding, and over-acting of crouched in his tow-er, and imi scowl-ing

every kind and description, except over cow bowed down de-vout-ly in licr bow-er; working, Industry

working Industry is the foundation of so the giour (jower) en-shroud-ed in pow-er,

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 tragedia that all things shall work together for our ans of antiguny. Brutus declared, that he happiness; and when under infernal influ would prefer the honor, of being esteemedences, they will work together for our mis. the master of Roman eloquence, to the glo- ery. Let us then choose, this day, whom we ry of many triumphs.

will serve; and then shall we knowwhere 60. Notes. 1. Ou and ow are the only representatives in consists the art of happiness, and the art »f 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 iz silent. 2. There are 12 mono-thongal vowels, or single voice Varieties. 1. Is not the single fact, that 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, neon, lit contains a bone, which will choke him. 4. bemin, 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 farity. It may be avoided by opening the mouth wide, projecting

by opening the mouth wide, projecting perfluity, and can command the comforts of the under jaw and making the sound drep in the throat.

life, without plunging into its luxuries. 5. Do Anecdote, Woman as she should be.

not suppose that every thing is gold, which young woman went into a public library, in

glitters; build not your hopes on a sandy a certain town, and asked for “Man as he is.

1.foundation. 6. The world seems divided “That is out, Miss," said the librarian; “but :

into two great classes, agitators and the nonwe have ‘IV oman as she should be.'She

agitators : why should those, who are estab took the book and the hint too.

lished on the immutable rock of truth, fear Where are the heroes of the ages past :

agitation? 7. True humiliationis a pearl Where the brave chieftains-where the

of great price ; for where there is no resiste Who flourish'd in the infarcy of days ? All to tho grave gone down!--On their fallin fame,

ance, or obstacle, there, --heaven, and its inErultant, mocking at the pride of man,

fluences must enter, enlighten, teach, purify. Sits 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 dwete, of his red eye-ball.

As in a noisome dungeon.

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, at 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. Knowledge is treasure, and memory tive words First, r onounce one or more

is the treasury. 6. Crosses-are ladders, leadwords, and then re-pronounce them, and

and ing to heaven. 7. Faint praise, is disparagement

8. Deliver me from a person, who can talk only leave off the consonants. The VoWELS con

jon one subject. 9. He who peeps throgh a keystitute the ESSENCE of words, and the conso

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.Curses, James Parr; Hall Mann; Eve Prest; Ike Sill; / 'ike chickens, generally come home to roost. Old Pool Forbs; Luke Munn Bull; Hoyle Prout-ate palms walnuts apples, peaches was instigated to propose war against the

Anecdote. A get-off. Henry the Fourth melons, ripe figs, cocoas goosberries hops, Protestants, by the importunity of his Par. cucumbers prunes, and boiled sour-crout, tolliament ; 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; 0i. Qu. 1 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, ous and destructive habits of tight-lacing, Style, the Passions, and Rhetorical Action.

''I destroy functions of the body far more im.

portant, not only to themselves, but to their Reading and Speaking are inseparably con

offspring ; and whole troops of dundies, nected with music ; hence, every step taken

quite as taper-waisted, and almost as mus. in the former, according to this system, will culine as their mothers, are the natural readvanct one equally in the latter : for Music sults of such a gross absurdity. If to be is but an elegant and refined species of Elo | admiredis the motive of such a custum, it cution.

is a most paradoxical mode of accomplish. 69. CERTAIN VOWELS TO BE PRONOUNCED I 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- |

l'aid, which, the victims of this fashion have de

| voted themselves to a joyless youth, and a tinctly; and in all the ex-am-ples, here and 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 fic to all, whatever may be their state of mind er-y scor-pi-ons, 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 beare-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 re-qui- ments; those who do love, often suffer dees,

: Be-el-ze-bub vi-o-lent-lv rent the va-ria, 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-ne-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. 1. The constituent diphthongal sounds of are near to make a good use of what we do know. 7. ly 31 a, and Iste; those of u, approach to 20 e, and 2d o: those of Every day-brings forth something for the oi, to 31 a, and 20 i: and those of ou to 3d 0, and 21 o: make and mind to be exercised on, either of a mental, analyze them, and observe the funnel sbage of the lips, which

llor external character; and to be faithful in

ar entouno che change with the changing sounds in passing from the radicals to their vanishes. 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-1 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 arts, mas. organization. whether aware of it, or not. ter the right form of the elements, the degree of elevation and de

pression of the voice, the kind and degree of loudness of sounds, uses all the elements of Music in his daily

and their duration : there is nothing in singing that may not be 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 Mu. drop it to the lower pitches; and when at a sician, remarkable fc nis modesty and sin. medium 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 Fray 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 wise, bis fifth note, or below his third note: and, 12. 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 ward 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. Nl-will never spoke well. 10. ments of music : hence everyone 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 1e e in eel, 8-0-C note 0-8.la-High. | ability to reason about truth and goodness Haif tone.

from the sciences, and thus of confirming loti in Isle, 7-0 B note

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 2d o in ooze, 6 -O- A 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 101. 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, 4-0I note

and death-generate death? 2. The man, Half tone.

who is always complaining, and bewailing 1st a in ale, 3-0- 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 living2d 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, 11-0-c note 0-1-la-Lov. is a pro

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, I does not grow better, as he grows older, is a (though there are but seven, the eighth being spendthrift of that time, which is more prea repetition of the first,) comprehends five le

the first,) comprenenas hivecious 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 si it; it stands on the tion of them in all minds. 8. Do you see ground, or floor, which is the tonic, or first I more than your brother ? then be more note ; the first round is the second note, or humble and thankful; hurt not him with aupertonic: 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

n 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 singi round 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. One to make the effort properly, and observe the romerlu. and observe the-beats the bush, and another-catches the bird.

| 8. Plough, or not plough,-you must çay your exact positions of the organs. These consonants 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.

11. An oak-is not felled by one stroke. 12. A ics, or sub-vowels,) others, merely aspirates,

display of courage-often causes real cowardica breath sounds or atonics: let them be analyzed 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, (ie

speech, and of the press is restrained, by the brute ; boil, bound; a rob-in im. "

strong arm of power. But so naturally does bibed blub-bers from a bob-bin, [B in BA.] and gob-bled for cab-bage; the rob-ber blab

party run into extremes ; so unjust, cruel, bed bar-ba-rous-ly, and ba m-boo-zled the

and remorseless is it in its excess; so ruthless 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 bibo 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-bas-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 show the voice and influence of a good man sounds of our letters, and their influences over each other; of the meaning and pro

could, with more propriety, be exerted, than nunciation of words, and their power over

| in the effort to assuage its violence. the understanding and will of man, when Varieties. 1. Are our ideas innate, or acproperly arranged into sentences, teemingquired? 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-Lowes, 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 virtuemis everlasting. 6. kips 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 nose. 2. It was in analyzing and practicing the sounds of the let.

| those we live with; hence the importance of ters, 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, suppress

| different from what men suppose, and make, ing and depressing it. 3. B is silent in debt, subtle, doubt, lamb, of it; the reason of our existence-is our oynb, dunb, thumb, limb, crumb, subt-le-ty, suc-cumb, bdell-iuni. 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 ;

ers, Where boasting-ends, there dignity-begins. On its leaves, a mystic language bears ; The true, and only friend--is he,

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 rok,
Whatever is excellent, in art, proceeds

Is lost--on hearers th't our merits know.
From labor and endurance.

As full as an egg is of meat.

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