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KNOX
Addresi ta a young Student
Life is a flower
Knowledge
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BIBLE
Sec. 2. made Queen

3. Haman promoted
4. Epher's banquet

5. Mordecai rewarded Yet all this availeth me noihing

GARRULUS
Address of a Mafter to his Scholars
Camelion

MERRICK
Greenland

GOLDSMITH
Reit-deer
Defcripsion of Mount Vernon
The Gentieman and the Bifket-neker
Tale beed to Taurself
Mount Vefuvius
Paul's defence

BIBLE
Beauty of the Northern Lights in Lapland MACIPERTUIS
Periods and uses of Human Life
The Tea Picant
The Handsome and deformed L

FRANKLIN
Female modely
Hilary of a surprising oure of the Gout
Tise

man's
way to make moriey plenty in eviry
Pocket

TRANKLIN
On the Beiling of polarois

CS? KUMFORD The Bever

SMELLIS The Creation of the world

MILTON Rules for moderaiing our anger

Dk. WATTS 0.2 0.d., in doing business

BENNETT Frailty of Life dicount of a 555w-Sturm in rcb.?.502 DMITCHILL

DR. VATERHOUSE forvalins on Sterms, c. fin affecting Story 7 be Camet

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ş. Tou have then, azeadr contra toda great ribi mi gratiade to them.

You can ravisbiy no ochor irehed, bur bruing properis phe advantages which their goodness

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. It your own endeavours are descient, it is in kain that you have cutors, books, and all the external apparatus of literary purhits. You must love learning, if you would porn fels it.

5. In order to love it, you must feel its lights; in order to feel its delights, y's apply to it, however irksome at tut. conltantly and for a confiderable tir

6. If you have refolution enough to do this, Encugl. you cannot but love learning; for the mind always loves that to which it has been long, voluntari!, ? Readily, and voluntarily attached. Habits are formed, which render what was at first attacked? disagreeable, not only pleasant but neceilary.

7. Pleasant, indeed, are all the paths which literature? lead to polite and elegant literature. Yours then, issurely a lot particularly happy. Your fcope ? education is of such a fort, that its principal {cope is to prepare you to receive a refiaed principal. pleasure during your life.

8. Value duly the opportunities you enjoy, exemplary, and which are denied to thousands of your fellow creatures. Without exemplary dili- contemptible, gence you will make but a contemptible proticiency. You may, indeed, pass thro the pri.fiieney? forms of schools and univertities; but you will bring nothing away from them of rcal universities? value.

9. The proper for: and degree of diligence, efforts ? you cannot possess, but by the eforts of your own resolution. Your instructor may, indeed beurs, confine you within the walls of a school, a certain number of hours. He may place cmd. books before you, and compel you to fix your eyes upon them; bu: no authority can chaia chain. down your mind.

10. Your thoughts will escape from every fur'uits. external reftraint, and, amidst the ir.celericus lectures, may be ranging in the wild pursuits ir fios. of trifles or vice.

11. Rules, reit: aints, commands, and pun. diligence.
ihments, may, indeed, afin in Irengthening
your resolution; but without your own rol conduce ?
untary cluice your diliger.ce will not often
C01 sur pleasure or advantage.

principal obitacie to your in- ctacle?
school, is a perverle ambition
guifhed as a boy of fpirit, in perterji?

puerile?

Mischievous. mischievous pranks, in negleéting the tasks

and lessons, and for every vice and irregularity which the puerile age can admit.

13. You will have sense enough, I hope, to gaiety.

cover, beneath the mask of gaiety and good

That malignant spirit of detracion, malignant? which airs to render the boy who ap

pues torcekig that to all the duties and prodetraction ? per tu 315 316 it a bool, ridiculous.

14. Ytp It by the light of your reason, sidicule ? that the ridicule is misapplied. You will

therefore cricetually repel the attack, by a mifupplied. dauntless spirit, and unyielding perseverance.

Though nun bers are against you, yet, with recourfo?

truth and sectitude on your fide, you may,

though alone, be equal to an army. ilegant. 15. By laying in a store of useful knowledge,

adorring your mind with elegant literature, principles. improving and establishing your conduct by

virtuous principles, you cannot fail of being fail.

a comfort to those friends who have support

ed you, of being happy with yourself, and of received. being well received by mankind.

16. Honour and successin life will probably

attend you. Under all circumstances,you will sonfolation ? have aninternal source of consolation and enJublunary?

tertainment, of which no fublunary viciffitude viciffitude ? can deprive you.

17. Time will show how much wiser bas abome. becn your choice.than that of your idle com

panions, who would gladly have drawn you affociation into their association, or rather into their con

spiracy, as it has been called, against good conspiracy? manners, and against all that ishonorable and

useful.

18. While you appear in fociety, as a refucrificed? pectable and valuable meniber of it, they

will

, perhaps have facrificed at the shrine of vanity, Sorine pride, and extravagance, and false pleasure

their health and their sense, their fortune and exir.vagance, their characters.

fourre?

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Life is a flower. THE blossoms are fallen and the beds of flow, Scythe. 1,

ers swept away by the scythe of the mower.mower. This is a scene to which we are accustomed at this season of the year. We see the grass scene. fall by the mower's scythe, and the gay howers that adorn the meadows, unregarded, meadows. swept away.

2. The green, the yellow, the crimfon, the green. fucculent, fall undistinguished before the fatal inftrument that cuts them off. They are fucculent ? scattered on the ground, and withered by the intensi? intense heat of the day,

3. That blooming Aower which sands the verdant ? pride of the verdant field, glowing in beautiful colours and thining with the dawn of the morn- meridian? ing, ere the sun gains its meridian height, falls a sacrifice to the severing steel, and fades in height. the scorching rays of noon.

4. Thus it is with human life—The thread tomó. is cut and man falls into the filent tomb. No. thing can ward off the fatal stroke-Theaged, ward. old and infirm-manhood, in strength and viga or-youth, in bloom and beauty ---the infart, weak. weak and helpless,are without distinctionswept away by the scythe of the greatest destroyer, deflroyer. Death.

5. The active youth, who in the morning vivacity ? rises with health and vivacity, may at noon lie pale and motionless, at the feet of this great configned? victor; andat the setting of the morrow's fun, be consigned to the dark and lonesome man- manfions. fions of the dead. Cities and nations are subject to the fame fate.

6. How foon is a flourishing town depop- depopulaiulated by a pestilential disease. How foon is a ed? nation cut off by the raging of a direful war. 'direful?

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