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184. In teaching spelling to children, ex- then their shapes, and names, toscther with their uses; the same
course should be pursued in teaching music, the ea., alway ercise them on the forty-four sounds of the
predominating; and then there will be ease, grace, and power letters; then in speaking in concert, after the combined. preceptor, and also individually, interspers- Proverbs. 1. Virtue - grows under every ing the exercises with analyzing words, by weight imposed on it. 2. He, who envies the giving the various sounds of which they are lot of another, must be discontented with hia composed. At first, let them give each sound own. 3. When fortune fails us, the supposed in a syllable by itself, (after you ;) then let | friends of our prosperous days—vanish. 4. The them give all the sounds in a syllable be- love of ruling-is the most powerful affection of
the human mind. 5. A quarrelsome man-muas fore pronouncing it; and finally, let them
expect many wounds. 6. Many condemn, what give all the sounds in a word, and then pro
they do not understand. 7. Property, dishonestly nouince it: thus, there are three modes of
acquired, seldom descends to the third generaspelling by ear; easy, difficult, and more dif
tion. 3. He, who has well begun, has half done cult. Those, however, taught in the old way,
his task. 9. The difference between hypocrisy must expect that their younger pupils, espe
and sincerity-is infinite. 10. When our attencially, will soon get ahead of them; unless
tion is directed to two objects, we rarely succeed they apply themselves very closely to their | in either. 11. Recompence every one for his lawork.
| bor. 12. Zealously pursue the right path. 185. The second division of the Conso- Anecdote. Patience. The priest of a nants is into SIMPLE, and COMPOUND; or certain village, observing a man, (who had single and double: of the former, there are just lost his wife,) very much oppressed twenty, including the ùuplicates : viz: c, in with grief, told him, —"he must have Pa, city; C, cab; d, do; d, pip’d; f, fifty; .,
tience ;" whereupon, the mourner replied,
“I have been trying her sir, but she will gull; h, hope; k, make; l, bill; m, mile; n,
not consent to have me." no; P, pop; q, quote; r, corn ; s, see; t,
The range of knowledge-is divided tune; ch, chyle; gh, tough; gh, ghastly; | into three classes, corresponding to the scien. and ph, epha: omitting the duplicate repre- tific, rational and affectuous faculties of man. sentatives, there are but eleven ; viz : C, (cy- | The first, is knowledge of the outward press ;) C, (ac-me;) d, (day ;) d, (tripp'd;) creation,-involving every thing material,
f, (foe;) g, (give;) ), (lay;) m, (mote;) all that is addressed to our five senses : ni (nine;) p (passed;) 7, (more :) com- the second, is knowledge of human existpare, and see.
ences, as it respects man's spiritual, or in. 186. Origin of Language. Plato says,
inorial nature : and the third, knowledge of
the Divine Being, including his nature, and that language-is of Divine institution; that
laws, and their modes of operation. Thero human reason, from a defect in the knowl-lis
is a certain point where matterends, and edge of natures and qualities, which are in- spirit-begins : i.e. a boundary, where they dicated by names, could not determine the
come in contact, where spirit-operates on cog-nom•i-na of things. He also maintains, matter : there is a state, where finite spirit.. that names are the vehicles of substances :uat existences-receive life and light--from that a fixed analogy, or correspondence, ex- the Infinite, who is the Lord of all; that ists between the name and thing; that lan- Spirit,
“That warmsia the sun; refreshes-in the breeze; guage, therefore, is not arbitrary in its ori
Glows--in the stars; and blossoms--in the trees." gin, but fixed by the laws of analogy; and
The omniscient, omnipotent and omuipreseni that God alone, who knows the nature of
| Being, that things, originally imposed names, strictly
“Lives-through all life, extends thro' all extent, expressive of their qualities. Zeno, Cle-an Spreads-undivided-operates-unspent : thes, Chry-sip-pus, and others, were of the
Whose body nature is, and God—the soul.” same opinion.
Varieties. 1. Are monopolies--consist.
ent with republican institutions ? 2. Love Notes. 2. This work is not designed to exnibit the whole mubject of Oratory; which is as boundless and profound as are the
---often makes the most clever persons act thoughts and feelings of the human mind; but to present in a plain
like fools, and the most foolish, act like wise and familiar form, the essentials of this God-like art; in the hopes ones. 3. Patience is the surest remedy of being useful in this day and generation. In the course of anoth against calumny : time, sooner or later, will er twelve years, there may be a nearer approach to truth and na- disclose the truth. 4. The fickleness of *rere. 2. Observe the difference between the sounds, heard in spel
fortunemis felt all over the world. 5. It is ling the following words, by the names of the letters, and those
easy to criticise the productions of art, tho' tounds, heard in the words after being spelt: 0,-8,-e; if the sounds heard in calling the letters by name, are pronounced, the
it is difficult to make them. 6. Do not de. word is ay-je-ee; in-s, in like manner, spell eyc-ess; C9-0-ro-n, fer till to-morrow, what ought to be done spell, see o-ar-en; 00,-2,-e, spell doub-le-o-ze-ee; a,-l-m-,-s, spell, to-day. 7. The precepts and truths of the
-el-em-ess ; 0,-1, spell—ow-en; &c. 3. The common arrange word of God, -are the very laws of divine ment of words in columns, without meaning, seems at variance
order ; and so far as our minds are receptivo with common sense; but this mode is perfectly mathematical, as well as philosophical, and of course, in accordance with nature,
of thein, we are so far in the divine order, science, and the structure of mind. 4. The proper formation of and the divine order in us, if in a life agree words, out of letters, or sounds, is word-making. 5. Abcdari-ans / ing with them. should first be taught the sounds of letters, and then their uses, and l Guard well thy thoughts ;-our thoughts are heari' in hoods
187. The method, here recommended, of that a, in far, is the original element of all giving the sounds, of spelling, and of teach- the vowel and vocal consonant sounds, and ing children to read uithout a book, and then the aspirate h, is the original element, out with a book, will save three-fourths of the la- which all the aspirate consonant sounds are bor of both teacher and pupil; and, in addi- made, as well as the vocal sounds; thus, that tion to these important considerations, there which the letter h represents, seems to inwill be an immense amount of time and ex-volve something of infinity in variety, so pense saved, and the young prevented from far as sounds, and their corresponding affeccontracting the common bad habits of read-tions are concerned; for breath-is air : and ing unnaturally; which not only obstructs without air, there can be no sound. Why the proper development of body and mind, was the letter h, added to the names of Abrain but sows the seeds of sickness and premature and Sarai? death. Our motto should be," cease to do Proverbs. 1. He, who reckons without his cvil, and learn to do well."
host, must reckon again. 2. When we despise 188. Modes of Spelling. In the old, or
danger, it often overtakes us the sooner. 3. common mode of spelling, there are many
They, who cross the ocean, may change climate, more sounds introduced, than the words con
but their minds are still the same. 4. Thc cor
ruption, or perversion of the best things - protain: this always perplexes new beginners,
duces the worst. 5. We must not judge of persons whose ear-has had much more practice, in
by their clothing, or by the sanctity of their apreference to language, than their eye. The
pearance. 6. If we indulge our passions, they great difficulty seems to be to dispose of the
will daily become more violent. 7. Light griefparts, which amount to more than the whole :
may find utterance; but deeper sorrow can find for, in philosophy, it is an acknowledged none. 8. The difference is great-between words principle, that the parts—are only equal to and deeds. 9. Poverty — wants many things ; the whole. Hence, spelling by sounds of avarice--every thing. 10. Let us avoid having letters, instead of by names is vastly prefera- too many irons in the fire. 11. Faithfully perble: the former being perfectly philosophical, form every duty, small and great. 12. Govern involving orderly, analysis and synthesis, and your thoughts, when alone, and your tongue, it is also mathematical, because the parts when in company. 13. Ill got,-ill spent. are just equal to the whole : while the latter Anecdote. Finishing our Studies, Sev. mode is the very reverse of all this; and in- eral young physicians were conversing, in stead of aiding, essentially, in the develop- | the hearing of Dr. Rush, and one of them ment of body and mind, tends directly to observed, “When I have finished my stido
dies," — "When. you have finished your prevent both.
studies !” said the doctor, abruptly; “why, 189. Of the compound, or diphthongal and you must be a happy man, to have finished triphthongal consonants, we have twenty-them so young : I do not expect to finish three ; viz: c, (z) discern; C, (sh,) social; f, I mine while I live." (v.) thereof; g, (dg,) gibe; 5, (zh,) badinage; ! Laconics. The kindnesses, which most j, (dg,) judge; n, (ng,) bank; r, (burr’d,) men receive from others, are like traces trill; S, (z,) was : S, (sh,) sure ; s, (zh,) leisure; / drawn in the sand. The breath of every t, (sh) rational; v, vivacity; w, wist; x, (ks.) | passion sweeps them away, and they are reox ; , (2) Xenia; y, youth; z, zigzag; ch,
membered no more. But injuries are like
Jinscriptions on monuments of brass, or pilaten,) such; ch, (su,) chagrin ; pņ, IV, hep lars of marble, which endure, unimpaired, ew; th, thick; th, tho'; wh, why : deduct
icto the revolutions of time. ing the duplicates, we have but twelve ; c,
Varteties. 1. We rarely regret-having (2) c, (sh,)f, (v) g, (zh,) n, (ng,) r, (trill’d,)
spoken too little ; but often-of saying too X', (ks,) %, (gz,) ch, (tch,) th, (think,) th,
much. 2. Which is the more extensively (that,) and wh, (when :) let them be exem useful,-fire, or water ? 3. A speaker, who plified.
expresses himself with fluency and discre. 190. It has previously been remarked, tion, will always have attentive liçeners. that, strictly speaking, a, in far, is the only 4. The spirit of party, sometimes leads even natural vowel sound in our language; and the greatest ine
the greatest men-to descend to the meanthat the other fifteen are modifications of it:ness of the vulgar. 5. Without virtue, hapalso, that on the same principle, the aspirate,
'piness — can never be real, or permanent.
6. When we are convinced that our opinions or breath sound, heard in pronouncing the sound of h, (huh, in a whisper,) is the mate
are erroneous, it is always right to acknow.
| ledge it, and exchange them for truths. 7. rial, out of which all sounds are made; for Every love-contains its own truth. it is by condensing the breath, in the larynx,
Serve God before the world! let him not go. through the agency of the vocal chords, that Until thou hast a blessing ; then, resign the voice sound, of grave a is made; and, by The whole unto him, and remember who the peculiar modification, at certain points Prevailed by wrestling-ere the sun did shine of interception, that any aspirate consonant Pour oil upon the stones, weep for thy sin, mund is produced; hence, it may be said, | Then journey on, and have an eye to hearin.
191. Here a new field is open for the clas-1 Proverbs. 1. Do as much good us you can sification of our letters, involving the struc- and make but little noise about it. 2. The Bible ture of all languages, and presenting us is a book of laws, to show us whai is right, and with an infinite varietu, terminating in uni- what is wrong. 3. What maintains one vice, tu.all languages being merely dialects of would bring up two children. 4. A little wrong
- done to another, is a great wrong done to our. the original one; but in this work, nothing
selves. 5. Sermons-should be steeped in the more is attempted, than an abridgment of
heart-before they are delivered. 6. A life of the subject. As every effect must have an
attractive industry is always a happu one7. adequate cause, and as in material things,
| Drive your business before you, and it will go such as we see, hear, taste, smell, and feel,
easily. 8. Good fences -- make good neighbors. there can be no primary, but only secondary 9. Pride wishes not to owe; self-love--wishes not causes, we must look to the mind for the to pay. 10. The rotten apple injures its compan. feelings and thoughts, that have given rise to ion. 11. Make a virtue of necessity. 12. You all the peculiarities and modifications of lan-can't make an auger hole with a gimblet. guage; being assured, that in the original |
Anecdote Mathematical Honor. A stu language, each state of the will and the un- dent-of a certain college, gave his fellow derstanding, had its external sign, as a medi student the lie ; and a challenge followed. um of manifestation.
The mathematical tutormheard of the diffs. 192. Uses of Spelling. The object of spel- culty, and sent for the young man that gave ling, in the manner here recommended, is the challenge, who insisted, that he must
me fight—to shield his honor. “Why," said two-fold; to spell by sound, in order to be
the tutor? “ Lecause he gave me the lie.' able to distinguisk, the sounds, of which
" Very well ; let tum prove it: if he prove
v words are composed, and to pronounce it, you did lie: but if he does not prove it, them correctly : thus developing and train- then he lies. Why should you shoot one ing the voice and ear to the highest pitch another? Will that make a lie-any more of perfection. The use of spelling by the honorable ?" names of letters is, to make us acquain-1 Cicero says, she poet-is born such; the ted with them, and the order in which they orator is made such. But reading books of are placed in the words, so as to be able, not rhetoric, and eloquent extracts-choice mor. only to read, but to write the language: sels of poetry and eloquence will never Hence, we must become acquainted with both make one an orator : these are only the efour spoken and written language, if we fects of oratory. The cause of eloquence would avail ourselves of their wonderful ca
is to be sought for, only in the depths of the pabilities, and the treasures of which they the practice of unadulterated goodness and
human mind—the true philosophy of man, and are possessed.
truth. You must feel rightly, think wisely, 193. In partially applying this doctrine, and act accordingly: then gracefulness of we may say, B, (bib,) represents a gutteral style and eloquence will fit you; otherwise, labial sound; 1st. c, (cent,) a dental aspi- you will be like the ass, clothed with the gate : 2d. c, (clock,) a gulteral aspirate: 3d. lion's skin, Accomplishment should not be €, (sacrifice,) a dental vocal consonant: 4th. an end, but a means. Seek, then, for the €, (ocean,) a dental aspirate : Ist f, (if,) a sub
Ist flif) a sub philosophy of oratory, where it is to be found, labial and super-dental aspirate: 2d f, (of,) a
in the study of geometry, language, physics,
theology, and the human mind profound, if sub-labial super-dental, vocal : 1st g, (gem,)
you would attain that suavity of graceful a posterior lingual dental vocal, terminating
periods, engaging looks and gestures, which in an aspirate; 20 8. (go,) a glottal vocal steal from men their heurts, and reason, and consonant: 3d , (rouge,) a vocal dental as- make them, for the time being, your willing pirate: h, a pure aspirate, with open mouth captives. and throat; l, a lingual dental; and so on to! Variettes. 1. Is there any line of de the ent of our sounds, of analysis and syn- marcation between temperance and intemthesis, of which a volume might be written; perance ? 2. We rarely repent-of eating and although the writer has practiced on too little ; but often-of eating too much. them many thousands of times, he never has
3. Truth-is clothed in white ; but a lie
comes forth in all the colors of a rainbow. done it once, without learning something
umns 4. St. Augustin says, “Love God; and then new.
do what you wish.” 5. We must not do Notes. 1. Don't forget to understand and master every levil, that good may come of it; the means ting that roata to the subject of study and practice: the only
must answer, and correspond to-the end. royal highway to truth is the straight way. 2. Become as familiar with the sounds of our language as you are with the alphabet. 3. 16. Assumed qualities--may catch the foncu As you proceed, acnuire more ease and grace in reading and of some, but we must possess those that are speaking.
good, to fix the heart. 7. When a thing is An honest man-is still an unmoved rock,
doubtful, refer it to the Word in sincerity; it Wash'd writer, but not shaken-with the shock: it is not clear to you, let it alone, for the pre Whose heart-conceives no sinister device;
ister device: sent, at least, till it is made so. Fearless--he plays with flames, and treads on ice. I Mind, not money--makes the nan
194. Accent--ineans either stress, or 196. Some persons may wish for more quantity of voice, on a certain letter, or let- specific directions, as to the method of bringters in a word: it is made by concentrating ing the lower muscles into use, for producing the voice, on that particular place in the sounds, and breathing: the following will word, heavy, at first, then gliding into silence. suffice. Take the proper position, as above There are two ways of making it; first, recommended, and place the hands on the by STRESS, when it occurs on skort vowels, hips, with the thumbs on the small of the as, ink-stand: secondly, by QUANTITY, when back, and the fingers on the abdominal musit occurs on long ones; as, o-ver: i. e. when cles before ; grasp them tightly ; i. e. try to
e word is short, we pronounce it with press in the abdomen, and, at the same time, FORCE; and when it is long, with QUANTI- to burst off the hands, by an internal effort, TT, and a little force too : thus, what we lack in the use of the muscles to produce the vowin length of sound, we make up by stress, or el sounds of the following words, at, et, it, ot, force, according to circumstances. These en-ut; then leave off the t, giving the vowels gravings present to the eye an idea of accent the same sound as before: or imagine that by stress, or a concentration of voice, with you have a belt tied around you, just above more or less abruptness.
the hip bones, and make such an effort as
would be required to burst it off; do the The first-indicates that the accented vow
same in breui hing, persevere, and you will el is near the beginning of the word; as in succeed: but do not make too much effort. ric-cent, em-pha-sis, in-dus-try, on-ward, up- Proverbs. 1. A man under the influence ward : the second, that it is at, or near the of anger -- is beside himself. 2. Poverty, with end : as in ap-pre-hend, su-per-in-tend, in-di-honesty, is preferable to riches, acquired by disvis-i-bil-i-ty. In music, the first represents honest means. 3. The wolf casts his hair, but the diminish: the second-the swell of the never changes his ferocious disposition. 4. To. voice.
wicked persons--the virtue of others-is always a 195. The first use of accent-is to convert
subject of envy. 5. Flies--cannot enter a mouth letters, or syllables-into words, expressive
that is shut. 6. No plea of expediency-should
reconcile us to the commission of a base act. 7. of our ideas ; i. e. to fasten the letters to
Power, unjustly obtained, is of short duration. gether, so as to make a word-medium for
8. Every mad-man-believes all other men mad. mar ifesting our feelings and thoughts: and
9. The avaricious man-is kind to none; but least the second use is—to aid us in acquiring a distinct articulation, and melody of speech, l-is the fear of God. 11. Of all poverty, that of
kind to himself. 10. The beginning of knowledge and song. Exs. 1. ACCENT BY STRESS OF,
ESS OF the mind is the most deplorable. 12. He only is VOICE. He am-pli-fies his ad-ver-tise-ment, powerful, who governs himself. di-min-ish-es its im-pe-tus, and op-e-rates on
Varieties. 1. IVhat was it--that made the ul-ti-mates. 2. The ac-cu-ra-cy of the
man miserable, and what-alone can make cer-e-mo-n ra-tive of the com-pe
nce-is the mother of ten-cy of his up-right-ness: 3. The cat-e-/
safety; while self-confidence-often involves pil-lar for-gets the no-bil-i-ty of or-a-to-ry / us in serious difficulties. 3. He is not rich. an-just-ly; 4. The math-e-mat-ics are su- who has much, but he who has enough, and per-in-tend-ed with af-fa-bil-i-ty, cor-res- is contented. 4. It is absurd--for parents to gond-ent to in-struc-tions.
preach sobriety to their children, and yet in. Notes. 1. Observe, there are but FIVE SHORT voweis in uulge in all kinds of excess. 5. Naturen our language ; the examples above contain illustrations of all of never says, what wisdom contradicts ; for them, in their alphabetical order; they are also found in these they are always in harmony. 6. Save somewords--at, et, it, ot, ut ; and to give them with purity, make as thing against a day of trouble. 7. With through you were going to pronounce the whole word, but leave off
such as repent, and turn from their evils, at the t. 2. This is a very important point in our subject; if you
"aud surrender their wills to the Lord's will, fail in understanding accent, you cannot succeed in emphasis. Anecdote. Holding One's own. A very
all things they ever saw, knew, or EXPE
RIENCED, shall be made, in some way or fat man was one day met by a person whom he owed, and accosted with How do you
other, to serve for good. do ?" Mr. Adipose replied, “ Pretty well ; I do remember an apothecary,I hold my own ;'--"and mine too, to my And hereabouts he dwells,--whom late I noted sorrow,'-rejoined the creditor.
In tatter'd weeds, with overwhelming brows, Hail, to thee, filiai love, source of delight,
Culling of simples ; meagre were his looks, Of everlasting joy ! Heaven's grace supreme And in his needy shop-a tortoise hung. Shines in the duteous homage of a child !
Sharp misery-had worn him to the bones: Religion, manifested, stands aloft,
An alligator stuff'd, and other skins Superior to the storms of wayward fate. or ill-shap'd fishes ; and about his shelves When children-suffer in a parent's cause, A beggarly account of empty bores, And glory in the lovely sacrifice,
Green earthen pots, bladders, and musly seeds 'T's heavenly inspiration fills the breast
Remnants of packthread, and old cakes of rosso, Ar& angels--waft their incense to the skies. | Were thinly scatter'd, to make up a show.
197. Ascent -is made, secondly, by 1 Proverbs. 1. Men of limited attainments-QUANTITY; or prolongation of sound, with generally condemn every thing they cannot expulsive force, on long accented vowels; comprehend. 2. Wit-should flow spontaneously; which may be represented either by this en- / it cannot be produced by study. 3. Buoyancy of graving =
indicative of a spirit-greatly diminishes the pressuie of misforcontinuous equal movement of the voice; or, tune. 4. The surest method of being deceived is
- to consider ourselves -- more cunning than by this one,
others. 5. Envious persons-always view, with which shows the swell, continuous and diminish in combination; or, the unequal con
an evil eye, the prosperity of others. 6. It is a
proof of mediocrity of intellect-to be addicted to tinuous. Exs. 1. The a-gent, with ar-dent
&tory-telling. 7. When we give way to passion, aw-ful e-go-tism, i-dol-i-zed the o-di-ous 00-zy
we do everything amiss. 8. Truth--needs 10 Il-ni-form, which was fruit-ful in 01-11-ness, disguise, nor does she want embellishment. 9. A from the ou-ter-mosts. 2. The base-ment of
mind diseased — cannot bear any thing harsh. the ar-mo-rv. awk-ward-y e-qual to the i-ro-1 10. Never utter what is falee nor hasitnta.
10. Never utter what is false, nor hesitate to ny of the o-li-o, was, to the moon-shine of the speak what is true. 11. Trifles-often discover u-ni-verse, as an un-ob-tru-sive moi-e-ty of a a character-more than actions of importance. poun-cet-box.
12. The Bible-is a perfect body of divinity. 198. Prolongation of Sound. Let the pu- Body and Mind. The science of hupil take a lesson of the ferryman. A travel- man naturemis valuable, as an introduction er arrives at the brink of a wide river, to the science of the Divine nature; for which he wishes to cross; one ferry-man is man—was made “in the image, and after on the other side, and, by chance, one is on the likeness,” of his Maker: a knowledge this side: the traveler halloos, in the com
of the former-facilitates that of the latter ; mon speaking voice, using principally the and
Uv the and to know, revere, and humbly adore, is chest ; of course his voice soon becomes dis
the first duty of man. To obtain just and
impartial views of human nature, we must sipated. He is informed that his call cannot
not disconnect the object of our study, and be heard : listen to me, says this son of na
consider the mind, body, and actions, each ture; "0_ ver, 0_ ver, O
by itself, but the whole man together; which ver:" making each accented vowel two sec may be contemplated under two different onds long : try it and see ; extending your aspects, --- of spirit and of maiter ; on the eye and mind at a distance; which will aid body-shines the sun of nature, and on the the prolongation.
MIND that better light, which is the true 199. In exercising on accent, for a time
light: here, is a real man, having essence, at least, go to extremes, and make the ac- form, and use, which is clad in the habili. cented vowels as prominent to the ear, as ments of beauty, and majesty, meeting u& the following ones are to the eye ; a-b Ase- now, and which will meet us hereafter, as a ment, im-pE-ri-ous, I-dol-ize, () -ver-throw, purely spiritual being, in every possible beaU-ti-ful, Oll-mill, OU-ter-inost. Ex. / stage of his future eristence. 1. The lu-na-tic a-bode at the ca-the-dral, Varieties. 1. Can we be a friend, and till the an-nun-ci-i-iion, that the an-te-di- an enemy-at the same time? 2. Every one lu-vi-ans--had con-vey'd the hy-dro-pho-bia should be considered innocent, till he is to Di-a-na of the E-phe-sians. 2. The pa- | proved guilty. 3. It is not sufficient that you tri-ots and ma-trons of the rev-o-lu-tion, by are heard, you must be heard with pleasure. their har-mo-ni-ous co-op-e-ra-tion, de- |4. There is a great difference between poetry thron'd the ty-rants that were ru-ling our and rhymetry; the former grows, the latter peo-ple with an un-ho-ly rod of i-ron. -is made. 5. If your money is your God.
Anecdote. Raising Rent. “Sir, I in- it will plague you like the Devil. 6. Order tend to raise your rent, '—said a land-holder -is one, in revelation, man, creation, and
to one of his tenants : to which he replied, the universe; each-respects the other, and
" I am very much obliged to you,--for I is a resemblance of it. cannot raise it myself."
Man-is dear to man; the poorest poor Notes. 1. As vowels are either long or short, different de Long for some moments, in a weary life, grees of length do not affect any one of the long ones, so far as When they can know, and feel, that they have beer tre guolity of the sound is concerned ; the e in de-vise, and the o,
Themselves the fathers, and the dealers out in do-main-are the same as to length, (not force.) as they are in ebe-cent, do-tard ; thus we have long cc-cented vowels, and long UI some small blessings have been kind to such un-accented ones. 2. We make accent by quantity, when the As needed kindness ;--for this single cause, acci nted vowels are long, and by st. 's when they are short. 3. That we have all of us a human heart. The short vowels are of the same length, but not so the long res.
Such pleasure-is to one kind being known, “Blessed is the man, Who hears the voice of nature; who, retired
My neighbor, when, with punctualcare, each week From bustling life, can feel the gladdening beam,
Duly as Friday comes, though press'd herself The hope, that breathes of Paradise. Thy deeds,
By her own wants, she, from her store or meas, Sweet Peace, are music to the exulting mind;
Takes one unsparing handful for the scrip
Of this old mendicant ; and, from her door,
Returning with exhilarated heart,
Sits by ber firs, and builds her hopes in heaven