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113. These principles of oratory--are

Proverbs. 1. Impudence, and wit, 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, 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 unde standingly, and praciically, will come Without a friend, the world is a wilderness 11. out purified as by fire: it solves difficulties, A young man idle,—an old man-needy. 12. Reand pads the mind to correct conclusions, solution, without action, is a slothful folly. respecting what one is to do, and what one is not to do.

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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

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

tary subscription: indeed, it would be wise which G has this sound, are

in town authorities to sustain such instituFrench words not Anglicised

[G in ROUGE.]

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-ma. patronized,) 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 good—to mankind ?. 2. A neces, animals, or their collection,) on the mi-rage, sary part of good manners-is a punctual (me-razh, an optical illusion, presenting an observation of time; whether on matters of image of water in sandy deserts,) put rouge, 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-cha-dif-fare, an ambassa- member you, after you have thought proper dor, or minister of secondary rank.) 115. This work informs the pupil, as the rowed trouble cost us.

to forget them. 4. How much pain has bor.

5. Adversity-has 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 you to abandon the Bible, tell him you will, them : 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. S often has this sound, and 2, 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-ions 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 at 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, cem. G is suent in-the ma-lign phlegm of the poig-nant gnat, im

Confirm the tidings as they.roll, pregns tne en-sign's di-a-phragm, and gnaws into Char-le-magne's pa-ragl-io.

And spread the truth, from pole to pole. Anecdote. A considerate Minister. A

What, though, in solemn silence, all very dull clergyman, whose 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

Amid these radiant arba be found ? die boys, who were playing in the gallery ; “Don't make so 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 smight; to be,

Forever singing, as they shine, Le life, or death, the fearless,--and be free

“The hand that made us-is divine "

to

117. Be very particular in pronouncing Proverbs. 1. When the cat is away, 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

raiment of the man. 12. Faith is the eye of lore. haugh-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-ful intimate friends noticed how hard he workhum-ble-bee hur-tles through the hot-house, ed, he replied,—“It is true, I do work hard,and ex-horts his ex-haust-ed hive-lings to 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

what use is it, to live, if one only vegetates?119. It is said, that_no description can adequately represent Lord Chatham :

Wrong Choice. 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 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 goud 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 tha: his words were rather felt than follow- prince-may become a poor wretch, and the

To know ed; they invested his hearers; the weapons

peasant-completely blessed. 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.

This may be illustrated by an unequal mar. 120. H is silent at the beginning and riage with a person, whose genius, life and end of many words. The hon-est shep- temper—will blast the peace of one, or loth, 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-will-should be our guide. 0-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 pound in a whisper, and proceed to a vocality; shaping the organs to form the one required, if a vowel or voca. conscrant, and in a you have learned amiss. 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 sabit 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 'unt pure love, and pure conception of truth, we my 'ogs, hand got hoff my ’orse, hand 'iched 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, It is a beautiful belief, that ever-round our head, even mildly, tie lungs are nearly exhausted of air. It may be made by whisperi:g the word huh: the bigher 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;

To lend a moral to the flower; breathe oisdom on the vind; I am well aware, that what is base,

To hold commune, at night's pure noon, with the imprisca'd mind „Vo polish-can make sterlingand 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. Likn an unburied carcass,-trick'd with flowers, Ah! when delight—was found in life, and joy-in every breathe

,

I cannot tell how terrible—the mystery of death. 1: but a garnished nuisance,--titter far

But now, the past is bright to me, and all the future-cleari For cseanly riddance.--than for fair attire. For 'tis my faith, that after death, I stili shall linger bere

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121. Important Remarks. Every pupil Proverbs. 1. Almost, and very nigh, saya
should be required to notice, distincily, not many a lie. 2. A man may buy even gold too
Qily all the specific sounds of our language, dear. 3. He, that waits for dead nien's shoes,
wmple and compound, but also the different 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 hearty com-
pliance. Master these elementary princi- ror of his mind. 12. Every one is architect of

for no man. ll. An author's writings are a mirples, 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 busi. laird's little fool loudly lauds the

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 inj

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, goriferl-ly lis-tens to true order of his creation; which is—to love the low-ly lol-lard's liv;'y song; the law- the Lord, with all his heart, and his neighbor yer le-gal-ly, and plo' no's tells his luck-less as himself; and to do unto others—as he cli-ent, that he lit-o. xl-ly re-pels the il-log- would they should do unto him : such a one i-cal re-ply of th: tal-ly-fy-ing leg-is-la- is, emphatically, in the truth, and the truth tor, who, in list. 385. ban-guor, lies, and re- makes him free; and this is the only freedom gales him-self ov i 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 empkt '10 with the vowels full and military, like a man's nose? Because, it is openl. My taip is as good as yours. He between two i i. 2. No one is wise at all told you, 'ut would not tell me. I said he times; because every one is finite, and of was my friend, not yours. That man related that story.

When these words are not course, imperfect. 3. Money—is the servant 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. Romesound, while the a 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-terminated476 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 de ital sound (from the in the vale. 6. As is the state of mind, such larşır, tongue and teeth,) is made by pr*55:05 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; I--). 2. Do not let the eye mis. manifestation-of all that is received. 7. lead the ear in the comparison ci sounds; gay and ghay are Ends of actions show the quality of life ; alike to the ear, tho' unlike to the eye: so are ph in philosophy natural men ever regard natural ends; but and f in folly: the same may be observed of th in thine and thou 3. Never forget the difference between the names of letters, and spiritual 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.g-h-t, and eigh (ate ;) e-N-0-u-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 balnı, suve, could, psalm, would, chalk, should, talk, hal-ser Into the dust of centuries; and soThaw-ser,) fal-con (faw-k'n,) salm-on, folks, malm-sey (Eda) al- Are both-renewed. The scattered tribes of men, monds, &c.

The generations of the populous earth, Anecdote. One Tongue. Milton, the au- Au have their seasons too. And jocund Youth thor of Paradise Lost and Regained, was one

Is the green spring-time-Manhood's lusty strength

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, renewid 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

Another language ; and my faith is sure, In a vassalage vile--ere its weakness we knew;

That though the chains of death may hold it im But we learn'd, that the links of the chain, that enthrald us,

This mortal--will o'eringster them, and by.ak Were forg'd by the fears of the captive alono.

Aroay, and put on immortality.

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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 theoryone 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 able and the ability to read or speak it: theory- to read, speak, and sing, for hours is 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

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.) puddingis 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, a-mal-ga-mate em-blems and wam-pum for and makes no noise. 8. When every one takes an om-ni-um gath-er-um: the malt-man cir- care of himself, care is taken of all. 7. Without cum-am-bu-lates the cim-me-ri-an ham-mock, well expect to be at ease, without money, as to be

pains, there can be no gains. 8. One may as 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 is valued according to his going. 10. The govmam-mi-form di-lem-ma.

ernment of the will is better than an increaso 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, up; ject 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, 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 Notes. To produce this labio-nasal sound, close the lips

the best feelings of our nature,-illuminarand make a sound through the nose, resembling the plaintive lowing 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 repour nose. 2. This is called a nasal sound, because it is inade ceived, and sustaining us, amidst difficulthrough the nose ; and not because it does not pass through it, as ties and temptations — by the hope of a 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 joy-eternal. 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. Literature 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 all

4. All minds spoken; for he said, th’t that that, th't that the world, This is a man! man pointed out, is not that that, th't that la- are influenced every moment; and there is áy insisted th’t it was; but is another that.

a providence in every feeling, thought and

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 sighé.

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.
Hath dimm'd the laughing sky!

The man, th’t's resolute, and just,
But, lest your wand'ring footsteps stray,

Firm to his principles and trust,
Choose ye the straight, the narrono way.

Nor hopes, nor fears---can bind.
BRONSON

nose.

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 eaching of tastes, appetites, and fancies. 4. When the

5. Almsits appropriate force and quantity. Unless for preaches, let the geese beware. these 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, Jess faulty : for, in proportion as one is ig- till they come to generations. 7. Anger-is often norant of what ought to be felt, thought, and more hurtful than the injury that caused it. 8. done, will he be liable to err.

Better late ripe, and bear, than blossom, and blast.

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

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-tum

hurry a free horse. 13. Every thing would livo. i-nates the no-ble-man's nine

Gradations. The dawn, the deep light, pins with his an-ti-no-mi-an non- (K 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, he said I knew he knows his nose: and if he series and all this may be seen in the

youth, manhood and age : how beautiful 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, imagina

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, matter, and finished in language, on account ries of its new being ; then, succeeds imagi.

and soaring aloft, unrestrained, in the luxu. 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

whole, and from the whole, thro' the light Notes. 1. This vocal nasal sound is made, by pressing the of the Supreme Mind, deduces her conclutongue against the roof of the mouth, ard thus preventing the sound from passing through the mouth, and einitting all of it through the sions : 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 eternity ! Remember, when there is a change in the position of the organs,

Varieties, there is a corresponding change in the sounds. 4. In words where vened-between the discovery of the mar.

1. How many years interI and n precede ch, the sound of tintervenes in the pronunciation: filch, blanch, wench, inch, bench, &c. 5. Beware of omissions iner's compass, in 1302, and the discovery and additions ; Boston notion, not Boston ocean. Regain either, of America ? 2. The covetous man-is as not 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 unconquerable

bar! 4. A man of cultivated mind, can

Truth Comes to us with a sloun--and doubtful step;

converse with a picture, and find an agree Measuring the ground she treads on, and forever triumph over the errors of great ones, as an

able companion in a statue. 5. Little inen. 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 between On christian,-or on heathen ground; good sense, ana wit ? Among your friends,-among your foes ;

A villain, when he most seems kind, The plant's der vine-where'er it grows.

Is most to be suspected.

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