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113. These principles of oratory-are! Proverbs. 1. Impudence, and wil, are vastly well calculated to accustom the mind to the different. 2. Keep thy shop, and thy shop will closest investigation and reasoning ; thus, keep thee. 3. Listeners-hear no good of themaffording a better discipline for the scientific, selves. 4. Make hay while the sun shines. 5. AL rational, and affectuous faculties of the mind, 1 ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit. 6. than even the study of the mathematics: for Purposing, without performing, is mere fooling, the whole man is here addressed, and all his 7. Quiet persons-are welcome every where. mental powers, and all his acquirements, are 8. Some have been thought brave, because they called into requisition. This system is a were afraid to run away. 9. A liar-is a bradu
fiery ordeal; and those who pass through it, towards God, and a coward towards men. 10 unda standingly, and praciically, will come without a friend, the world is a wilderness out pirified as by fire: it solves difficulties, | A young man idle,--an old man-needy. 12. Re
II. and eads the mind to correct conclusions, I solution, without action, is a slothful folly. respecting what one is to do, and what one is not to do.
Reading Rooms. Incalculable good 114. The third sound of G is that of might be done to the present and the rising Zh; which, tho' common to s
generation, by the establishment, in every and 2, is derived to this letter wordt town and village in our country, of Public from the French; or, perhaps /
Reading Rooms, to be supported by volun. we should say, the words in 16
tary subscription: indeed, it would be wise which G has this sound, are 1
in town authorities to sustain such instituFrench words not Anglicised,
tions of knowledge by direct taxation. Oh! -or made into English. The
when shall we wake up to a consideration pro-te-ge (pro-ta-zha, a person protected, or of things above the mere love of money-mapatronized,) during his bad-e-nage, (bad-e- | king. nazh, light or playful discourse,) in the me
Varieties. 1. Did Napoleon-do more nag-e-ry, (a place for the collection of wild | evil than coodto mankind? 2. A neces. animals, or their collection,) on the mi-rage, sary part of good manners-is a punctual (me-rack, an optical illusion, presenting an observation of time: whether on matters of image of water in sandy deserts,) put rouge, I civility, business, or pleasure. 3. It is ab. (roozh, red paint for the face,) on the char- surd-to expect that your friends will re. ge-d'af-fair, (shar-zha-dif-fare, an ambassa- | member you, afier you have thought proper dor, or minister of secondary rank.)
to forget them. 4. How much pain lias bor. 115. This work informs the pupil, as the
| rowed trouble cost us. 5. Adversityhas master workman does the apprentice : it the effect of eliciting talents, which, in prosteaches the principles, or rules, and the way
perous circumstances, would have lain dor. to apply them; and when they are thus ap- | mant. 6. When the infidel would persuade plied to practice, he has no more use for auto
for you to abandon the Bible, tell him you will, ihem : indeed, its rules and directions serve when he will bring you a better book. 7. him the same purpose as the guide-post When the mind becomes persuaded of the does the traveler ; who, after visiting the truth of a thing, it receives that thing, and it place, towards which it directs, has no fur- |
becomes a part of the person's life : what ther need of it.
men seek, they find. 116. Irregulars. Soften has this sound, and Z, generally. The az-ure ad-he-sion to The spacious firmament-on high, the am-bro-sial en-clo-sures is a ro-se-ate With all the blue etherial sky, treas-ure of vis-jons of pleas-ures; the sei And spangled heavens, a shining frame, zure of the viz-ier's en-thu-si-asm is an in Their great original proclaim. va-sion of the gla-zier's di-vi-sions of the Th’unwearied sun--from day to day, scis-sors; the ho-sier takes the bra-zier's Does his Creator's power display; cro-sier with a-bra-sions and cor-ro-sions by And publishes-to ev'ry land, ex-po-sure, and treas-ures it up without e. The work-of an Almighty hand. lis-ions.
Soon as the evening shades prevail, Notes. 1. This vocal triphthongal consonant sound may be made, by placing the organs, as if to pronounce sh in show, and ad
The moon takes up the wond'rous tale d ng a voice sound, from the larynx; or, by drawing out the sound And, nightly, to the list’ning earth, of the imaginary word zhure, zh- ure. 2. Analyze these sounds
Repeats the story of her birth ; thus; give the first sound of c, keep the teeth still compressed, add
Whilst all the stars, that round her burn, the aspirate of h, and then prefix the vocality; or reverse the pro
And all the planets in their turn, cen. G is suent in—the ma-lign phlegm of the poig-nant gnat, impregns tne en-sign's di-a-phragm, and gnaws into Char-le-magne's Confirm the tidings as they.roll, De-ragl-io.
And spread the truth, from pole to pole. Anecdote. A considerate Minister. A
What, though, in solemn silence, all very dull clergyman, v'hose delivery was
Move round the dark terrestrial ball ? monotonous and uninteresting to his hearers,
What, though no real voice nor sound putting many of the old folks asleep-said to it:e boys, who were playing in the gallery ;
Amid these radiant orbs be found? “Don't make 80 much noise there; you
In reasor's ear they all rejoice, will awake your parents below."
And utter forth a glorious voice, For me, my lot--was what I sought; to be,
Forever singing, as they shine, In life, or death, the fearless,--and be free
“The hand that made us—is divins"
017, Be very particular in pronouncing! Proverbs. 1. When the cat is aray, the the jaw, or voice-breakers, and cease not, mice will play. 2 One may be a wise man, and till you can give every sound fully, correctly yet not know how to make a watch. 3. A wicked and distinctly. If your vocal powers are companion invites us to hell. 4. All happiness well exercised, by faithful practice on the and misery-is in the mind. 5. A good conscience more difficult combinations, they will acquire is excellent divinity. 6. Bear and forbear-is a facility of movement, a precision of action,
good philosophy. 7. Drunkenness-is a voluntary a flexibility, grace, and force truly surprising. madness. 8. Envy shoots at others, and wounds
118. H has but one sound, which is herself. 9. Fools lade out the water, and wiss an aspirate, or forcible breathing,
men catch the fish. 10. Good preachers giva made in the glottis : HALE: ,
fruits, rather than flowers. 11. Actions are the his high-ness holds high his/ AA) raiment of the man. 12. Faith is the eye of lore. haigh-ty head, and ex-hib-its! his shrunk shanks to the ho-ly
! Anecdote. Frederick the Great, of Prus. horde in the hu-mid hall; the [H in HALE.) sia, an ardent lover of literature and the fine hard-heart-ed hedge-hog, heed-less of his arts, as well as of his people, used to rise at hav-oc of the house-wife's ham, hies him three or four o'clock in the morning to get self home, hap-py to have his head, his more time for his studies; and when one of his hands, and his heart whole; the harm-full intimate friends noticed how hard he workhum-ble-bee hur-tles through the hot-house, and ex-horts his ex-haust-ed hive-lings to
ed, he replied, "It is true, I do work hard,
but it is in order to live ; for nothing has hold their house-hold-stuff for a hob-by-horse till har-vest-home.
more resemblance to death, than idleness: of 119. It is said, that no description can
what use is it, to live, if one only vegetates?" adequately represent Lord Chatham : to
Wrong Choico. How miserable come comprehend the force of his eloquence, it!
people make themselves, by a wrong choice, was necessary to see and to hear him: his
it when they have all the good things of earth whole delivery was such, as to make the
| before them, out of which to choose! If good orator a part of his own eloquence: his mind
judgment be wanting, neither the greatest was view'd in his countenance, and so em
monarch, nor the repeated smiles of fortune, bodied was it in his every look, and gesture,
can render such persons happy; hence, a that his words were rather felt than follow
prince_may become a poor wretch, and the ed; they invested his hearers; the weapons
peasant-completely blessed. To know of his opponents fell from their hands; he
one's self-is the first degree of sound judg. spoke with the air and vehemence of inspi
ment; for, by failing rightly to estimate our ration, and the very atmosphere flamed
own capacity, we may undertake--not only around him.
what will make us unhappy, but ridiculous. 120. H is silent at the beginning and riage with a person, whose genius, life and
This may be illustrated by an unequal mar. end of many words. Tlie hon-est shep-temperwill blast the peace of one, or Zoth, herd's ca-tarrh, hum-bles the heir-ess in her forever. The understanding, and not the dish-a-billes, and hu-mors the thy-my rhet- I will should be our guide. O-ric of his rhymes to rhap-so-dy; the humor-some Thom-as ex-plained diph-thongs Varieties. 1. What can the virtues of and triph-thongs to A-bi-jah, Be-ri-ah--Ca. our ancestors profit us, unless we imitate lah, Di-nah, E-li-jah, Ge-rah, Hul-dah, I. them? 2. Why is it, that we are so unwilling sa-iah, Jo-nah, Han-nah, Nin-e-vah, 0-ba- to practice a little self-denial for the sake of a di-ah, Pis-gah, Ru-mah, Sa-rah, Te-rah, | future good? 3. The toilet of woman-is too Uri-ah, Va-ni-ah, and Ze-lah.
often an altar, erected by self-love-to vanity Notes. 1. This sound is the material of which all sounds 4. Half the labor, required to make a first-rate are made, whether vowel or consonant, either by condensation, musician, would make an accomplished reaor modification. To demonstrate this position, commence any der and speaker. 5. Learn to unlearn what sound in a whisper, and proceed to a vocality; shaping the org? to form the one required, if a yowel or voca, consonant, and in a you have learned aniiss. 6. A conceit of proper way to produce any of the aspirates. 2. Those who are knowledge-is a great enemy to knowledge, a the abit of omitting the h, when it ought to be pronounced, can and a great argument for ignorance. 7. Of practice on the preceding and similar examples: and also correct such sentences as this: Hi took my 'orse hand went hout to Xunt pure love, and pure conception of truth. we my 'ogs, hand got hoff my 'orse, hand 'ichel im to a hoak tree, are only receivers : God only is the giver ; hand gave 'im some hoats. 3. It requires more breath to make and they are all His from first to last. this sound, than any other in our language; as in producing it, even mildly, ote lungs are nearly exhausted of air. It may be
It is a beautiful belief, that ever-round our head, made by whispering the word huh: the higher up, the more scat.
Are hovering, on noisless wing, the spirits of the dead. tering, the lower in the throat, the more condensed, till it becomes
It is a beautiful belief, when ended our career,
That it will be our ministry to watch o'er others here; vocal.
To lend a moral to the flower; breathe onsdom on the evind; I am well aware, that what is base,
To hold commune, at night's pure noon, with the imprison'd mind Vo polish-can make sterling-and that vice, To bid the mourner--cease to mourn, the trembing De forgiven Though well perfumed, and elegantly dressed,
To bear away, from ills of clay, the infant-to its heaven, Like an unburied carcass,--trick'd with flow
Ah! when delight-was found in life, and joy--in every breath,
I cannot tell how terrible—the mystery of death. Is but a garnished nuisance,-fitter far
But now, the past is bright to me, and all the future-cleani For cieanly riddance.-Than for fair attire.
I For 'tis my faith, that after death, I stili shall linger bare
121. Important Remarks. Every pupil! Proverbs. 1. Almost, and very nigh, saya should be required to notice, distinctly, not many a lie. 2. A man may buy even gold too oily all the specific sounds of our language, dear. 3. He, that waits for dead men's shoes, sinple and compound, but also the ditierent may long go barefoot. 4. It is an ill cause, that and exact positions of the vocal organs, ne- none dare speak in. 5. If pride were an art, cessary to produce them. The teacher there would be many teachers. 6. Out of sight, should, unyieldingly, insist upon having out of mind. 7. The whole ocean is made of these two things faithfully attended to: for single drops. 8. There would be no great ones, sucress in elocution, and music, absolutely if there were no little ones. 9. Things unreason. demands it: no one, therefore, should wish
able-are never durable. 10. Time and tide wait to be excused from a full and hearıy com
for no man. 11. An author's writings are a mirpliance. Master these elementary princi.
ror of his mind. 12. Every one is architect of ples, and you will have command of all the
his own character. mediums for communicating your thoughts and feelings.
In the Truth. How may a person be
said to be in the truth? This may be un. 122. L has only one sound, which is
derstood, rationally, by a comparison : we its name sound. LAY; the
say—such a man is in the mercantile husi. laird's little fool loudly lauds the
C i ness; by which we mean, that his life-is lil-y white lamb the live-long
that of merchandizing, and is regulated by day; Lem-u-el Ly-ell loves ins!
the laws of his peculiar calling. In like lass-lorn lul-la-by of the Lord.
manner, we say of a christian, that he is in Jord's love-ly la-dy, and, with, [L in LAY.]
the truth, and in the Lord, when he is in the bliss-ful dal-li-ance, grp.repl-ly lis-tens to
true order of his creation; which is--to love the low-ly lol-lard's li y;e'y song; the law
the Lord, with all his heart, and his neighbor yer le-yal-ly, and plo' n-'s tells his luck-less
as himself; and to do unto others-as he cli-ent, that he lit-e <!-ly re-pels the il-log- I would they should do unto him : such a one i-cal re-ply of the mal-ly-fy-ing leg-ir-la- is, emphatically, in the truth, and ihe truth tor, who, in list. 385. lan-guor, lies, and re- makes him free; and this is the only freedom gales him-self ov , the el-der blow tea: (not on earth, or in heaven; and any other state is 1-00-t loot.)
abject slavery. 123. Pronr' ce my, you, your, and that, Varieties, 1. Why is the L, in the word when empke,1C with the vowels full and military, like a man's nose? Because, it is operl. My taip is as good as yours. He between two i i. 2. No one is wise at all told you, but would not tell me. I said he times; because every one is finite, and of was my friend, not yours. That man re
course, imperfect. 3. Money-is the servant lated that story. When these words are not emphatic, the sounds of y and u are short
of those, who know how to use it; but the ened, the o silent, and u having its second
master of those, who do not. 4. Rome sound, while thea is entirely suppressed was built, 753 years before the christian era; My pen is as bad as my paper. "How do and the Roman empire-terminated 476 you do ? Very well; and how do you do? years after it; what was its duration? 5. Have you got your book ? This is not your The tales of other times—are like the calm book; it is my book. I said that you said, dew of the morning, when the sun is faint that you told him so.
on its side, and the lake is settleil and blue Notes. 1. This vocal lingual dt stal sound (from the in the vale. 6. As is the state of mind, such larynx, tongue and teeth,) is made by pressay the tongue against the
is the receplion, operation, production, and upper gums and the mof of the mouth: pronounce the word lo, by prolonging the sound of 1; 1 0. 2. Do not let the eye mis manifestation-of all that is received. 7. lead the car in the comparison of sounds; gay and ghay are Ends of actions show the quality of life ; alike to the ear, tho' unlike to ths eye: 80 are ph in philosophy natural men ever regard natural ends : but and f in folly: the same may be observed of thm thine and thou 3. Never foryet the difference between the names of letters, and
iritual men-spiritual ones. their respective sounds; weigh their natures, powers and qualities. Changing, forever changing !--So depart 4. Notice the dissimilarity between the letters o-n-e, and the word
The glories-of the old majestic wood: one (uun;) also e-i.-h-t, and eigh (ate ;) e-1-0--g-h, and enuff. So-pass the pride, and garniture of fields; Is there not a better way? and is not this that way? 5. L is silent The growth of ages, and the bloom of days, in balm, suve, could, psalm, would, chalk, should, talk, hal-ser Into the dust of centuries; and so(haw-ser,) fal-con (faw-k'n,) salm-on, folks, malm-sey (Zda) al. Are both-renewed. The scattered tribes of unen, monds, &c.
The generations of the populous earth, Anecdote. One Tongue. Milton, the au Au have their seasons too. And jocund Youth
Is the green spring-time-Manhood's lusty strength thor of Paradise Lost and Regained, was one
Is the maturing summer - hoary Age day asked, by a friend of female education,
Types well the autumn of the year-and Death if he did not intend to instruct his daughter Is the real winter, which forecloses all. in the different languages : “No Sir ;” re
And shall the forests-have another spring,
And shall the fields-another garland wear, plied Milton," one tongue is sufficient for a
And shall the worm-come forth, renew'd in life, woman.
And clothed with highest beauty, and not MAX? Ye despots, too long-did your tyranny hold us
No!-- in the Book before me now, I read In a vassalage vile-ere its weakness we knew;
Another language; and my faith is sure,
That though the chains of death may hold it long, But we learn'd, that the links of the chain, that enthrald us,
This mortal--will o'eringster them, and biak Were forg'd by the fears of the captive alorio.
trony, and put op immortality.
124. Read, and speak, in such a just and 128. By the aid of the principles here inimpressive manner, as will instruct, interest culcated, children can be taken, before they and affect your hearers, and reproduce in have learned the names of the letters, and, in them all those ideas and emotions, which you a few months, become better readers than wish to convey. Remember, that theory— one in fifty of those taught in the usual is one thing, and practice another; and that way; and they may have their voices so de there is a great difference, between knowing veloped and trained, by the natural use of how a sentence should be read or spoken, the proper organs and muscles, as to be ablo and the ability to read or speak it: theory— to read, speak, and sing, for hours in succesis the result of thought ; practice of actual sion, without hoarseness, or injurious exexperience.
| haustion. It is a melancholy reflection, that 125, M has only one sound; MAIM:
children learn more bad habits than good meek men made mum-mies out
ones, in most of our common schools. of gam-mon, and moon-beams
Proverbs. 1. He, that does you an ill turn, of gum-my am-mo-ni-a, for a pre- Il
will never forgive you. 2. It is an ill wind that mi-um on dum-my som-nam- !
blows nobody any good. 3. The proof of the bu-lism: mind, man-ners and M in MAIM.) pudding-is in eating. 4. None so deaf, as they mag-na-nim-i-ty, make a migh-ty man, to that will not hear. 5. Time—is a file, that wears,
and makes no noise. 8. When every one takes a-mal-ga-mate em-blems and wam-pum for
care of himself, care is taken of all. 7. Without an om-ni-um gath-er-um: the malt-man cir
pains, there can be no gains. 8. One may as cum-am-bu-lates the cim-me-ri-an ham-mock,
well expect to be at ease, without money, as to be and tum-bles the mur-mur-ing mid-ship
happy, without virtue. 9. A man, like a watch, man into a min-i-mum and max-i-mum of a
I ais valued according to his going. 10. The govmam-mi-form di-lem-ma.
ernment of the will is better than an increase 126. CICERO and DEMOSTHENES, by their of knowledge. 11. Character—is every thing--to words, lives, maxims, and practice, show the both old and young. 12. War brings scars. high estimation, in which they held the sub- Anecdote. Long Enough. A man, upject of oratory ; for they devoted years to the on the verge of bankruptcy, having purchased study and practice of its theory and art, uit- an elegant coat, upon credit, and being told der the most celebrated masters of antiquity. by one of his acquaintancts, that the cloth Most of the effects of ancient, as well as of was very beautiful, though the coat was too modern eloquence, may be attributed to the short ; replied, with a sigh " It will be manner of delivery: we read their words, I long enough before I get another. but their spirit is gone; the body remains, Honor-was the virtue of the pagan; beautiful indeed, but motionless--and dead; but christianity-teaches a more enlarged TRUE eloquence-revivifies it.
and nobler code ; calling into activity—all
the best feelings of our nature,-illuminal. · Notes. To produce this labio-nasal sound, close the lips and make a sound through the nose, resembling the plaintive low
ing our path, through this world, with deeds ng of an ox, with its mouth closed; or, a wailing sound through of mercy and charity, mutually done and reyour nose. 2. This is called a nasal sound, because it is inade
-and sustaining us, amidst difficul. through the nose; and not because it does not pass through it, as
fa many imagine: which may become evident, by producing the glorious immortality, -in which peace sound when the nose is held between the thumb and forefinger. 3. shall be inviolable and joveternal. Avoid detaching letters from preceding words, and attaching them to succeeding ones; as—his cry moved me; for, his crime moved Varieties. 1. Why is a fashionably me. 4. M is silent before n, in the same syllable ; as, Muason, dressed lady, like a careful housewife? Be. and mne-mon-ics.
cause her waist (waste), is always as small 127. That is th’ man, th't said that you as she can make it. 2. Lilerature and saw him. I say th’t that, th’t that man said, Science, to produce their full effect, must is not that, th't that man told him. That th't be generally diffused, like the healthful I say is this : th’t that, th't that gentleman breeze. 3. The elements, so mixed in him, advanced, is not that, th't he should have that Nature might stand up, and say to ali spoken: for he said, th't that THAT, th't that the world, “This is a man!” 4. All minss man pointed out, is not that that, th't that la- are inn
e are influenced every moment ; and there is
a providence in every feeling, thought and áy insisted th't it was; but is another that.
word. 5. The excesses of our youth, are THE PATHS OF LIFE.
drafts on our old age, payable with interest, Go forth the world is very wide,
though sometimes, they are payable at sigh.. And many paths-before you lie,
6. I will not only know the way, but walk in Devious, and dang'rous, and untried ; it. 7. As it is God's will to fill us with his Go forth with wary eye!
life, let us exert every faculty we possess. "Go! with the heart-by grief unbow'd! to be filled with it; and that with all sin Go! ere a shadow, or a cloud
cerity and diligence.
The man, th't's resolute, and just,
Nor hopes, nor fears--can bind.
129. Distinctness of articulation demands / Proverbs. 1. It is not the burthen, but the special aitention, and requires that you should over-burthen, that kills the beast. 2. The death pronounce the vocal letters, as well as every of youth is a shipwreck. 3. There is no dis, utword, audibly and correctly, giving to each | ing of tastes, appetites, and fancies. 4. When the its appropriate force and quantity. Unless for preaches, let the geese beware. ö. Almsthese principles are perfectly understood, giving-never made a man poor ; nor robberyyour future acquirements will be more or rich; nor prosperity-wise. 6. A lie, begets a lie,
I till they come to generations. 7. Anger--is often less faulty : for, in proportion as one is ig
more hurtful than the injury that caused it. 8. norant of what ought to be felt, thought, and
Better late ripe, and bear, than blossom, and blast. done, will he be liable to err.
| 9. Experience-is the mother of science. 10. He 130. N has two sounds; first its name that will not be counselled, can not be helped. sound: NINE; the land-man's un 11. Expose one's evils, and he will either forsake nin-ny, neg-li-gent of the hunts
them, or hate you for the exposure. 12. Do not man's en-chant-ments, con-tam
hurry a free horse. 13. Every thing would live. i-nates the no-ble-man's nine
Gradations. The dawn, the deep light, pins with his an-ti-no-mi-an non- (in NINE.) the sun-rise, and the blaze of day! what sense: Na-hant, and Flan-ni-gan, joint-ten- softness and gentleness! all is graduated, ants of nine-ty-nine Man-i-kins, u-nan-i- and yet, all is decisive. Again, observe mous-ly en-chain with win-ning tones, the how winter-passes into spring,-eachbe-nig-nant du-en-na, while they are con-ven- weakened by the struggle ; then, steals on ed to nom-i-nate con-di-ments for the so-cin-the summer, which is followed by the matul-an con-ven-tion of the non-res-i-dents; he
rity of autumn. Look also at the gradations knows his nose; I know he knows his nose :
and commingling of infancy, childhood,
youth, manhood and age : how beautiful the he said I knew he knows his nose: and if he
I series! and all this may be seen in the says he knows I know he knows his nose,
successive developments of the human mind: of course. he knows I know he knows his there is first sense, then fancy, imaginanose.
tion and reason,-each of which-is the 131. Some public speakers, in other re- ground, or continent, of all that succeed : spects inferior, from the ease, grace, dignity sense is the rude germ, or crust of the and power of their delivery, are followed and fancy, which is the full-fledged bird, freed applaudeil; while others, however sound in
from its confinement and limited notices,
and soaring aloft, unrestrained, in the luxu. matter, and finished in language, on account
ries of its new being ; then, succeeds imagi. of their deficiency of manner, are passed by nation, a well regulated fancy, that emulates almost unnoticed. All experience teaches us the work of reason, while it borrows the the great importance of manner, as a means hues-of its immediate parent : and rearon of inculcating truth, and persuading others -is the full and perfect development of all to embrace it. Lord Bacon says, it is as ne that sense-originally contain'd, fancy-decessary for a public speaker, as decorum for corated, and imagination--designed-in a a gentleman.
thousand forms: ihus reason-combines the Notes. 1. This vocal nasal sound is made, by pressing the of the Supreme Mind, deduces her conclu
whole, and from the whole, thro’ the light longue against the roof of the mouth, ard thus preventing the sound from passing through the mouth, and einitting all of it through thesions : thus, shall the gradations, or series nose: see engraving. 2. In comparing sounds, be guided solely by of developments, continue in the good, and the ear; beware of going by sight in the science of accoustics. 3. | the true to all 6 Remember, when there is a change in the position of the organs, Varieties. 1. How many years inter. there is a corresponding change in the sounds. 4. In words where I and n precede ch, the sound of tintervenes in the pronunciation:
vened-between the discovery of the marfilch, blanch, wench, inch, bench, &c. 5. Beware of omissions
iner's compass, in 1302, and the discovery and additions ; Boston notion, not Boston ocean. Kegain either,
of America ? 2. The covetous man-is as Qot regain neither.
much deprived of what he has, as of what Anecdote. The Rev. Mr. Whitfield he has not ; for he enjoys neither. 3. Ah! was once accused, by one of his hearers, of who can tell, how hard it is to climb the wandering in his discourse ; to which he re- steep, where Fame's proud temple shines plied: "If you will ramble like a lost sheep,
| afar, checked by the scoff of Pride, by En. I must ramble after you."
vy's frown, and Poverty's unconquerablo
bar! 4. A man of cultivated mind, can
TruthComes to us with a sloun--and doubtful step ;
converse with a picture, and find an agree
able companion in a statue. 5. Little men Measuring the ground she treads on, and forever
triumph over the errors of great ones, as an Turning her curious eye, to see that all
owl-rejoices at an eclipse of the sun. 6. Is right-behind ; and, with keen survey,
The elernal and natural worlds are so unit. Choosing her onward path.
ed, as to make but one ; like the soul and Seize upon truth,-wherever found,
the body. 7. What is the difference betweor On christian, or on heathen ground;
good sense, and wit ? Among your friends,-among your foes ;
A villain, when he most seems kind,
Is most to be suspected.