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69. These arts, like all others, are made Proverbs. 1. Building.-is a sweet iinpoo up of many little things; if I look well to erishing. 2. Unmanliness-is no them, all difficulties will vanish, or be easily over-politeness. 3. Death-is deaf, and hears overcome. Every youth ought to blush at no denial. 4. Every good scholar is not a good the thought, of REMAINING ignorant, of the schoolmaster. 5. Fair words break no bunes ; first principles of his native language. I but foul words many a one. .6. He, who has can do almost any thing, if I only think so, not bread to spare, should not keep a dog. 2. If and try ; therefore, let me not say I CAN'T; you had fewer pretended friends, and more erebut I WILL.
mies, you would have been a better man. S. 70. C has four regular sounds : first,
Lean liberty-is better than fut slavery. 9. Rane sound, or that of s, be love
Much coin-much care ; much meat-much mal fore e, i, and y; cede, ci-on, cy- ha
ady. 10. The submitting to one wrong-often press; rec-i-pe for cel-i-ba-cy
brings another. 11. Consult your purse, before in the cit-y of Cin-cin-na-ti is
you do fancy. 12. Do what you ought, come a fas-ci-nat-ing sol-ace for civ-il C in CEDE.1
what will B0-ci-e-ty; Cic-e-ro and Ce-cil-i-as, with tac-it re-ci-proc-i-ty di-lac-er-ate the a-cid Anecdote. The Psalter. The Rev. Mr. pum-ice with the fa-cile pin-cers of the M-, paid his devoirs to a lady, who was previce-ge-rency; the a-ces-cen-cy of the cit. possessed in favor of a Mr. Psalter : her parrons in the pla-cid cel-lar, and the im-bec-ile tiality being very evident, the former took lic-o-rice on the cor-nice of the prec-i-pice occasion to ask, (in a room full of company,) ex-cite the dis-ci-pline of the doc-ile di-oc
“ Pray Miss, how far have you got in your e-san. 71. Lisping-is caused by permitting the
Psalter ?" The lady archly replied, -As far tongue to come against; or between the front
as “Blessed is the man.” teeth, when it should not; thus, substituting Book Keeping-is the art of keeping the breath sound of th for that of s or sh. accounts by the way of debt and credit. It This bad habit may be avoided or overcome teaches us all business transactions, in an by practicing the above and similar combinations, with the teeth closely and firmly
exact manner, so that, at any time, the truc set not allowing the tongue to press against
state of our dealings may be easily known. the teeth, nor making the effort too near the
Its principles are simple, its conclusions ndtfront part of the mouth. The object to be ural and certain, and the proportion of its attained is worthy of great efforts: many parts complete. The person, who buys or can be taught to do a thing, in a proper receives, is Dr. (Debtor,) the one who sells, or manner, which they would never find out parts with any thing, is Cr. (Creditor :) that of themselves.
is, Dr. means your charges against the per 72. Irregulars. Soften has this sound; son; and Cr. his against you : therefore, when rise and pro-gress. The pre-cise Sal-lust, you sell an article, in charging it, say, “ To starts on stilts, and assists the earths in the so and so." ( mentioning the article, weight, u-ni-verse for con-science' sake: he spits
Squantity, number, amount,&c.) “ so much:” base brass and subsists on stripes; the ma-gis-trates sought; So-lus boasts he
but when you buy, or receive any thing, in twists the texts and suits the several
I giving credit for it, say, By so and so; men sects; the strong masts stood still in the fi. tioning particulars as before. A knowledge nest streets of Syr-a-cuse ; Se-80s-tris, still of Book-keeping is important to every one strutting, persists the Swiss ship is sunk, who is engaged in any kind of business ; while sweetness sits smiling on the lips. and it must be evident, that for the want of Swan swam over the sea ; well swum it-many losses have been sustained, great swan; swan swam back again; well swum injustice done, and many law-suits entailed. swan. Sam Slick sawed six sleek slim slippery saplings. Amidst the mists he
Varieties. 1. Ought lotteries to be abol. thrusts his fists against the posts, and in ished? 2. Carking cares, and anxious apo sists he sees the ghosts in Sixth street. prehensions are injurious to body and mind.
Notes. I. S has the above sound, at the beginning of 3. A good education is a young man's hest wards, and other situations, when preceded or followed by an capital. 4. He, that is slow to wroth, is better aurupt, or a breath consonant. 2. To make this aspirate, place
than the mighty. 5. Three difficult things the organs as in the engraving, and begin to whisper the word sce; but give none of the sound of e. Never permit sounds to coalesce,
are-to that ought to be heard distinctly; hosts, costs, &c. 4. Don't let and make good use of leisure hours. 6. Il the teeth remain together an instant, after the sound is made;
one speaks from an evil affection, he may rather not bring them quite together. 5. C is siient in the follow. ing: Czar, arbuscles, victnals, Czarina, (i long e,) muscle, indicta. influence, but not enlighten; he may cause ble, and second c in Connecticut.
blind acquiescence, but not action from a lear, then, my argument ; confess we must, conscious sense of right. 7. Men have just A God there is-supremely just ;
so much of life in them, as they have of pure If so, however inings affect our sight, truth and its good-implanted and growing (As sings the bard, ) “whatever ismis right." | in them. As the wind blows, you must set your sail. I Would you live an angel's days ? fiood measure, prcssed down and running over. Be honest, just, and wise, always.
73. A perfect knowledge of these ele ! Notes. 1. To produce the gutteral aspirate, hiszer the mentary and combined sounds, is essential to imaginary word huk, (u short;) or the word book, in a whisper my becoming a good elocutionist, and is an
ing voice, and the last sound is the one required : the posterior, or
root of the tongue being pressed against the uvula, or veil of the excellent preparation for studying any of
palate. 2. Observe the difference between the names of letters the modern languages: 1. must master and their peculiar sounds. In giving the names of consonants, them, or I cannot succeed in acquiring a we use one, or more vowels, which make no part of the consonant distinct, uppropriate, graceful and effective sound; thus, we call the letter C by the name see; but the ee enunciation; but resolution, self-exertion make no part of its sound, which is simply a hiss, made by forcand perseverance are almost omnipotent : 1
ing the air from the lungs, through the teeth, when they are shut,
as indicated by the engraving; similar facts attend the other cons will try them and see.
nants. 3. H, is silent before n ;-as the knavish knight knuckled 74. The second sound of C, is hard,
and kneeled to the knit knobs of the knees' knick-knacks, &r. ; or like k, before a, o, u, k, l, r, .
Gh bave this sound in lough, (lock, a lake; Irish ;) hough, (hockey t; and generally at the end of 1
joint of a hind leg of a beast.) words and syllables. Came, car, 1
Proverbs. 1. Every dog has his day, and call, cap ; cove, coon, cot; cute l o
every man his hour. 2. Forbid a fool a thing, cit, crude; coil, cloud; Clark
and he'll do it. 3. He must rise betimes, that comes to catch clams, crabs and C in CAR.] craw-fish to cram his cow; the croak-ing
would please every body. 4. It is a long lane scep-tic, in rac-coon moc-a-sins, suc-cumbs
that has no turning. 5. Judge not of a ship, to the arc-tic spec-ta-cle, and ac-com-mo
as she lies on the stocks. 6. Let them laugh dates his ac-counts to the oc-cult stuc-co of
tbat win. 7. No great loss but there is some the e-clip-tic; the crowd claims the clocks, small grain. 8. Never too old to learn. 9. No and climbs the cliffs to clutch the crows that condition so low, but may have hopes; and none craunched the bu-col-ics of the mi-cro-cosm. so high, but may have fears. 10. The wise mar 75. The chest should be comparatively
thinks he knows but little; the fool-thinks he quiescent, in breathing, speaking and sing
knows all. 11. Idleness is the mother of vice. ing; and the dorsal and abdominal muscles | 12. When liquor is in, sense--is out. be principally used for these purposes. Ali Anecdote. William Penn-and Thomas children are naturally right, in this particu- Story, on the approach of a shower, took lar; but they become perverted, during
ng shelter in a tobacco -house; the owner of their primary education : hence, the author introduces an entirely new mode of learning
which—happened to be within : he said to the letters. of spelling, and of teaching to the traveler, _“You enter without leave ,read without a book, and then with a book; do you know who I am? I am a Justice of the same as we learn to talk. The effort- the Peace.” To which Mr. Story repliedto produce sounds, and to breathe, must be “My friend here—makes such things as made from the lower muscles, above alluded thee ;-he is Governor of Pennsylvania." to : thus by the practice of expelling, (not Eternal Progress. It is not only com. exploding) the vowel sounds, we return to lo
to forting, but encouraging, to think that Iruth and nature.
mind-is awaking ; that there is universal 176. Irregulars. Ch often have this progress. Men are borne onward, --wheth. sound; (the h is silent;) also q and k-alwayser they will or not. It does not matter, when not silent; the queer coquette kicks whether they believe that it is an impulse the chi-mer-i-cal ar-chi-tect, for cat-e-chi: from within, or above, that impels them for. sing the crit-i-cal choir about the char- | ward ; or, whether they acknowledge that ac-ter of the chro-mat-ic cho-rus; Tich-i- it is the onward tendency of things, concus Schenck, the quid-nunc me-chan-ic of trolled by Divine Providence : onward they Mu-nich, qui-et-ly quits the ar-chieves
must go; and, in time, they will be blessed of the Tus-can mosque, on ac-count of the / with a ciearness of vision, that will leave ca-chex-y of cac-o-tech-ny; the piq-uant them at no loss for the whys and the where crit-ic quaked at the quilt-ing, and asked
fores. ques-tions of the quorum of quil-ters. 77. The expression of affection is the
Varieties. 1. To pay great attention to legitimate function of sound, which is an el-trifles, is a sure sign of a little mind. 2. ement prior to, and within language. The Which is worse, a bad education, or no edu. affections produce the varieties of sound, cation? 3. The mind must be occasion ally whether of joy or of grief ; and sound, in indulged with relaxation, that it may return speech, manifests both the quality and quan- to study and reflection with increased vigor., tity of the affection : hence, all the music is 4. Love, and love only, is the loan for love. in the vowel sounds : because, all music is 5. To reform measures, there must be a from the affectious part of the mind, and change of men. 6. Sudden and violent vowets are its only mediums of manifesta. I changes are not often productive of advan. tior. As music proceeds from affection and tool
"tage-to either church, state or individual is aldressed to the affection, a person does
7. True and sound reason-must ever acnot truly sing, unless he sings from affec. tion; nor does a person truly listen, and cord with scripture: he who appeals to one, derive the greatest enjoyment from the mu. must appeal to the other; for the word sic, unless he yields himself fully to the af. within us, and the word without us are rection, which the music inspires. Tone, and bear testimony to each other.
78. These principles must be faithfully 82. The perfection of music, as well as studied and practiced, with a particular refer- of speech, depends upon giving the full and ence to the expulsion of the short vowel free expression of our thoughts and affecsounds, and the prolongation of the long tions, so as to produce corresponding ones in ones; which exhibit quantity in its elementa- the minds of others. This is not the work of ry state. I must exercise my voice and mind, a day, a month, or a year; but of a life; for in every useful way, and labor to attain an it implies the full development of mind and intimate knowledge of my vocal and mental body. The present age presents only a fain capacity; then I shall be able to see any de idea, of what music and oratory are capable fects, and govern myself accordingly, of becoming; for we are surrounded, and
179. The third sound of C, is like that | loaded, with almost as many bad habits of Z: suffice; the discerner at der
(which prevent the perfect cultivation of husice, dis-cern-i-bly dis-cerns dis- /
manity,) as an Egyptian mummy is of folds cern-i-ble things with dis-cern-ing
of linen. Let the axe of truth, of principle, dis-cern-ment, and dis-cern-i-ble
be laid at the root of every tree that does not ness; the sac-ri-fi-cer, in sac-ri-fi- [Cin SICE.) bring forth good fruit. Which do we ike cing, sac-ri-fi-ces the sac-ri-fice on the altar | better--error, or truth? of sac-ri-fice, and suf-fi-ceth the law of sac- Proverbs. 1. A man may be strong, and ri-fice. These are nearly all the words in not mow well. 2. It is easier to keep out a bad our language, in which c, sounds like z.
associate, than to get rid of him, after he has
been admitted. 3. Consider well what you do, 80. Vowels--are the mediums of convey- whence you come, and whither you go. 4. Eving the affections, which impart life and
ery fool can find faults, that a great many wise warmth to speech; and consonants, of the men cannot mend. 5. He who follows his own thoughts, which give light and form to it; advice, must take the consequences. 6. In give hence, all letters that are not silent, shoulding, and taking, it is easy mistaking. 7. Letters be given fully and distinctly. The reason- do not blush. 8. Murder-will out. 9. Nothing why the brute creation cannot speak, is, be- that is violent-is permanent. 10. old foxes want cause they have no understanding, as men no tutors. ll. The first chapter of fools is, te have; consequently, no thoughts, and of esteem themselves wise. 12. God-tempers the course, no articulating organs: therefore, / wind-to the shorn lamb. they merely sound their affections, instead Anecdote. Doctor-'em. A physician, of speaking them; being guided and influ- having been out gaming, but without success, enced by instinct, which is a power given his servant said, he would go into the next them for their preservation and continuance. field, and if the birds were there, he would
81. Irregulars. S, Z, and X, sometimes / ' doctor-'em. “Doctor-'em--what do you are thus pronounced ; as, the pres-i-dent re- mean by that?” inquired his master: signs his is-o-la-ted hou-ses, and ab-solves the "Why, kill 'em, to be-sure,”
“Why, kill 'em, to be-sure,”—replied the grea-sy hus-sars of Is-lam-ism; the puz-zler servant. puz-zles his brains with na-sal pains, buz-zes
Varieties. 1. Which has caused most about the trees as much as he plen-ses, and
evil, intemperance, war, or famine? 2. re-sumes the zig-zag giz-zards of Xerx-es
Power, acquired by guilty means, never with dis-sol-ving huz-zas : Xan-thus and was, and never will be exercised-to pro Xen-o-phon dis-band the pis-mires, which mote good ends. 3. By applying ourselves dis-dain to dis-guise their dis-mal phiz-es diligently to any art, science, trade, or prowith their gris-ly beards; Zion's zeal breathes
fession, we become expert in it. 4. To be zeph-yrs upon the paths of truths, where re
fond of a great variety of dishes—is a sure sides the soul, which loves the tones of mu
proof of a perverted stomach. 5. Prosperity sic coming up from Nat-ure's res-o-nant
--often leads persons to give way to their fem-ples.
| passions, and causes them to forget whence Notes.
they care, what they are, and whither they . This vocal diphthongal sound is made by closing the teeth, as in making the name sound of C, and producing are going. 6. Evil persons-asperse the the 2d sound of a In the larynx, ending with a hissing sound; or it characters of the good, by malicious tales may be made by drawing out the sound of z in z: . -est. 2. s, 7. Every man and woman have a good tollowing a vocal consonant, generally sounds like 2: tubs, adds ; l proper to them. which they are to perfect uggs; needs ; pens; cars, &c. ; but following an aspirate, or breath consonant, it sounds like c in cent, facts, tips, muffs, cracks, &c,
and fill up. To do this—is all that is re Would you taste the tranquil scene ?
quired of them; they need not seek to be Be sure-your bosom be serene :
in the state of another. Devoid of hate, devoid of strife,
In pleasure's dream, or sorrow's hour, Devoid of all, th't poisons life.
In crowded hall, or lonely bow'r, And much it 'vails you-in their place,
The bus'ness of my soul-shall be-
Forever to remember thee.
Who more than he is worth doth spenda
Evin makes a rops-his life to end
*83. Elocution or vocal delivery, relates Proverbs. 1. He who sows brambles, must to the propriety of utterance, and is exhib. not go barefoot. 2. It is better to do well, than ited by a proper enunciation, inflection and to say well. 3. Look before you leap. 6. Nothemphasis; and signifies—the manner of de- ing is so bad as not to be goud for some-thing. 5. livery. It is divided into two parts; the cor. One fool in a house is enough. 6. Put off your rect, which respects the meaning of what is armor, and then show your courage. 7. A right read or spoken; that is, such a clear and ac- choice is half the battle. 8. The for-is very curate pronunciation of the words, as will
cunning; but he is more cunning, that catches render them perfectly intelligible ; and the him. 9. When a person is in fear, he is in ne rhetorical, which supposes feeling ; whose state for enjoyment. 10. When rogues fall out object is fully to convey, and enforce, the honest men get their due. 11. Reward-is certain entire sense, with all the variety, strength, \ to the faithful. 12. Deceit-shows a little mind. and beauty, that taste and emotion demand. 84. The fourth sound of c is SH;
Anecdote. A gentleman, who had lis after the accent, followed by ea, n u
tened attentively to a long, diffuse and high. ia, ie eo, eou, and iou ; 0-CEAN; /
ly ornamented prayer, was asked, by one ju-di-cious Pho-ci-on, te-na-cious í
of the members, “if he did not think their
minister was very gifted in prayer.' of his lux-cious spe-cies, ap-pre-in
“Yes ;" he replied, "I think it as good a ci-ates his con-sci-en-tious as-s0- [Cir CIA.] ci-ate, who e-nun-ci-ates his sap-o-na-cious
prayer as was ever offered to a congrega
tion." pre-science: a Gre-cian pro-fi-cient, with ca-pa-cious su-per-fi-cies and hal-cy-on pro Our Persons. If our knowledge of the nun-ci-a-tion, de-pre-ci-ates the fe-ro-cious outlines, proportions, and symmetry of the gla-ciers, and ra-pa-cious pro-vin-cial-isms human form, and of natural attitudes and of Cap-a-do-cia.
appropriate gestures were as general as it 85. The business of training youth in
ought to be, our exercises would be deter Elocution, should begin in childhood, before
mined by considerations of health, grace the contraction of bad habits, and while the
and purity of mind ; the subject of clothing character is in the rapid process of formation.
he would be studied in reference to its true The first school is the NURSERY : here, at
purposes-protection against what is withleast, may be formed a clear and distinct ar
out, and a tasteful adornment of the person ; iculation ; which is the first requisite for
decency would no longer be determined by
fushion, nor the approved costumes of the good reading, speaking and singing: nor can
day be at variance with personal comfort ease and grace, in eloquence and music, be
and ease of carriage ; and in the place of separated from ease and grace in private life, and in the social circle.
fantastic figures, called fashionably dressed
persons, moving in a constrained and artifi86. Irregulars. S, t, and ch, in many cial manner, we would be arrayed in vestwords, are thus pronounced: the lus-cious ments adapted to our size, shape, and undu. of Chai
prec-lous su-lating outline of form, and with drapery gar, in re-ver-sion for pa-tients, is suf-fi- flowing in graceful folds, adding to the cient for the ex-pul-sion of tran-sient ir-ra. elasticity of our steps, and to the varied cion-al-i-ty from the ju-di-cial chev-a-liers movements of the whole body. of Mich-i-gan, in Chi-ca-go; (She-caw-go,) the nau-se-a-ting ra-ci-oc-i-na-tions of sen.
Varieties. 1. The true statesman will su-al char-la-tans to pro-pi-ti-ate the pas
I never flatter the people ; he will leave that sion-ate mar-chion-ess of Che-mung, are
for those, who mean to betray them. 2. mi-nu-ti-a for ra-tion-al fis-ures to make
Will dying for principles-prove any thing E-gyp-tian op-ti-cians of.
more than the sincerity of the martyr ? 5.
| Which is the stronger passion, love, or an. Notes. 1. This aspirate diphthongal sound may be made, ger? 4. Public speakers-ought to live by prolonging the letters sh, in a whisper, sh—ow. See engraving.
longer, and enjoy better health, than others ; 2. Beware of prolonging this sound too much. 3. Exercise all the
they will, if they speak right. muscular, or fleshy parts of the body, and let your efforts be made and
5. from the dorsal region ; i.e. the small of the back ; thus girding up the Mere imitation—is always fruitless ; what loins of the mind 4. If you do not feel refreshed and invigorated | we get from others, must be inborn in us, by these exercises, after an hour's pracuce, rest assured you are not to produce the designed effects. 6. Times in nature's path: if you meet with difficulty, be particular to in- of general calamity, and revolution, have form your teacher, who will point out the cause and the remedy. & C is silent in Czar, indict, Cne-us, Ctes-i-phon, science, muscle,
· Jever been productive of the greatest minds. scene, sceptre, &c.: S, do, in isle, vis-count, island, &c.: Ch, in
ch in 17. All mere external worship, in which the chism, yacht, (yot,) drachm.
senses hear, and the mouth speaks, but in True love's the gift, which God has given
which the life is unconcerned, is perfectly To man alone, beneath the heaven.
dead, and profiteth nothing, It is the secret sympathy,
Habitual evils-change not on a sudden; The silver chord, the silken tia
But many days, and many sorrows, Which, heart-to heart, and mind-to mindo, Conscious remorse, and anguish-must be fel In body, and in soul-can, bind.
To curb desire, to break the stubborn will, Pleasant the sun,
And work a second nature in the sour, When first on shis delightful land he spreads
Ere virtue--can resume the place she lost. His orient beama.
Let the enor of my life-speak for me.
87. Good reading and speaking is mu- | 90. As practi;ing on the gutterals very sic; and he who can sit unmoved by their much improves the voice, by giving it depth charms, is a stranger to correct taste, and of tone, and imparting to it smoothness and lost in insensibility. A single exhibition strength, I will repeat the following, with of natural eloquence, may kindle a love of force and energy, and at the same time conthe art, in the bosom of an aspiring youth, vert all the breath into sound: the dis-carwhich, in after life, will impel and ani- ded hands dread-ed the sounds of the muf. rate him-through a long career of useful-fied drums, that broke on the sad-den'd 2:58. Self-made men are the glory of the dream-er's ears, mad-dened by des-pair ; world.
the blood ebb’d and flow'd from their doub. 88. D has two sounds; first, its name le dy'd shields, and worlds on words, and round ; DAME; dart, dawn,
friends on friends by thousands rollid. dab; deed, dead; die, did ; dole,
Proverbs. 1. An irritable and passionate do, dog; duke, duck, druid ;
man-is a downright drunkard. 2. Better go to doit, doubt; a dan-dy de-fraud
xeaven in rags, than to hell, in eml;roidery. 3. ed his dad-dy of his sec-ond
Common sense-is the growth of all countries, hand.ed sad-dle, and dubbed the (D in DO. ]
but very rare. 4. Death has nothing terrible in had-dok a la-dy-bird ; the doub-le head-ed it, but what life has made so. 5. Every vice pad-dy, nod-ding at noon-day, de-ter-mined
tights against nature. 6. Folly—is never long to rid-dle ted-ded hay in the fields till dooms
pleased with itself. 7. Guilt-is always jealous. day; the dog-ged dry-ads ad-dict-ed to dep-|
8. He that shows his passion, tells his enemy re-da-tions, robbed the day-dawn of its
where to hit him. 9. It is pride, not nature, that dread-ed di-a-dem, and erred and strayed a
craves much. 10. Keep out of broils, and you good deal the down-ward road to ad-en
I will neither be a principal nor a witness. 11. dum.
One dog barking, another soon joins him. 12. 89. I must give all the sounds, particularly
Money—is a good servant, but a bad master. the final ones, with great care, and never run the words together, making one, out of
Changes. We see that all material ob. three. And-is pronounced six different
jects around us are changing ; their colors ways; only one of which is right. Some che
change just as the particles are disturbed in call it an, or en ; others, un, 'nd, or n;
their relations. This result is not owing to and a few-and; thus good-an-bad caus
| any natural cause, but to the Divine Power, en effect ; loaves-en-fishes, hills-un groves;
And are there not higher influences more popen un-ink, you-nd I, or youn-I; an-de
tent, tho' invisible, acting on man's moral said ; hooks-en-eyes, wor-sen-worse, pleas
nature, pervading the deepest abysses of his ure-un-pain; cakes-n-beer, to-un-the; roun
affection, and the darkest recesses of his d'n-round, ol-d'n-young, voice-n-ear; bread
thoughts ; to purify the one, and enlighten en-butter; vir-tu-n-vice; Jame-zen-John :
the other, and from the chaos of both-to solem-un-sub-lime, up-'n-down, pies’-n
educe order, beauty and happiness? And cakes. I will avoid such glaring faults, and
why is it not changed? Shall we deny to give to each letter its appropriate sound.
his moral nature, the powers and capacities
which we assign to stocks and stones? Or, Notes. 1. Here the delicate ear may perceive the aspirate | is the Almighty less inclined to bring the after the vocal part of d, as after b, and some other letters. The vocal is made. (see engraving.) by pressing the tongue against the most highly endowed of his creatures into gems or the upper fore-teeth, (the incisors,) and the roof of the the harmony and blessedness of his own Di. mouth, beginning to say d, without the e sound; and the aspirated | vine Order ? To affirm either would be part, by removing the tongue, and the organs taking their natural the grossest reflection on the character of positions ; but avoid giving the aspirate of the vocal consonants, God, and the nature of his works. If man, any vocality. 2. By whispering the vocal consonants, the aspi. I then. be not changed. so as to reflect the rate only is heard 3. D is silent in hand-sel, hand-saw, hand
likeness and image of his Creator and Re. some, hand-ker-chi:f, and the first d in Wednes-day, stadt-holder, and in Dnie-per, (Me-per,) and Dnies-ter, (Nees-ter). 4. Do not deemer, it must be in consequence o his give the sound of j to d in any word; as-grand-eur, sold-ier, own depraved will, and blinded understand. verd-ure, ed-u-care, ob-du-rate, cred-u-lous, mod-u-late, &c.; but speak them as though written grand-yur, sold-yur, &c.; the same
Varieties. 1. Why is the letter D like analogy prevails in na-ture, fort-une, &c. 5. The following parti. eipials and adjectives, should be pronounced without abridgment;
Ja sailor ? because it follows the C. 2. a bless-ed man gives unfeign-ed thanks to his learn-ed friend, and Books, ( says Lord Bacon, ) should have no Jelov-ed lady; some wing-ed animals are curs-ed things; you say patrons, but truth and reason. 3. Who fol. he curs'd and bless'd him, for he feign'd that he had learnd his lows not virtue in youth, cannot fly vice in lessson. 6. Pronounce words in the Bible, the same as in other old age. 4. Never buy-what you do not books.
| want, because it is cheap ; it will be a dear Anecdote. Blushing. A certain fash- article to you in the end. 5. Those--bear ionable and dissipated youth, more famed disappointments the best, who have been for his red nose, than for his wit, on ap- most used to them. 6. Confidence produces proaching a female, who was highly rouged, more conversation than either wit or talent. sud; “Miss; you blush from modesty." 7. Attend well to all that is said ; for noik. “ Pardon me Sir, tomoshe replied, “ I blush
ing-exists in vain, either in outward aefrom reflection.''
ation, in the mind, in the speech, or in the Kindness--in womın, not their beauteous looks Shall win my love,
Authors, hefore they write, should read.