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1. TAIS SYSTEM unfolds the true Philoso-, in, where-on, where-with, &c.: also, in the conphy of Mind and Voice, in accordance with traction of ever and never,—as where-e'er I go, the nature of Man, and the structure of Lan- where-e'er I am, I ne'er shall see thee more. guage. The Elements are first presented; “How blest is he, who ne'er consents, By ill adthen, the common combinations, followed by vice to walk." the more difficult ones; all of which are to be Anecdote. Plato- defines man—"An practiced in concert, and individually, after animal, having two legs, and no feathers.the Teacher. These exercises essentially aid This very imperfect description attracted the in cultivating the Voice and Ear, for all the ridicule of Di-og-e-nes; who, witlily, and in objects of Speech and Song : while the Prin- derision, introduced to his school—a fowl, ciples and Practice tend to develop and per- stripped of its feathers, and contemptuously fect both mind and body, agreeably to the asked,—"Is this Plato's man?"

Notes. 1. Don't caricature this sound of a and « before Laws, that should govern them. The Vowels must first be mastered, then the Consonants ; (ay-ur,) pa-rent, (pre-rent,) dare, (day-ur,) chair, there, where, &c.,

T, by giving it undue stress and quantity, in such words as-air, and the exercises interspersed with reading, nor give it a flat sound, as some do to e in bleat, pronouncing it and rigid criticism on the Articulation and blaat. To give this sound properly, separate the teeth an inch, Pronunciation.

project the lips, and bring forward the corners of the mouth, like

a funnel. 2. It would be just as proper in prose, to my, where N. B. The words printed in italics and CAPITALS, are more or cerer I go, where-eever I am, I never shall see thee more; as to less emphatic; though other words may be made so, according to say in podtry, where tar I am, I ncar shall see thee more. 3. Ein the desired effect: the dash (--) indicates a pause for inhalation: weight, whey, ki, y, gh are silent,) and a in agg, whale, &c., are connecting words are sometimes excepted.

just alike in sound; and as this sound of e does not occur among 2. A has four regular sounds : First, its natural, or regular sounds, as classed by our orthoepists, it is

called "irregular;" i. e. it borrows this name sound of a; or is Name sound, or long: ALE;

sounded like it. 4. Some try to make a distinction between a in ate, a-zure; rare a-pri-cots;

fate, and a in fair, calling it a medial sound: which error is ow. scarce pa-tri-ots; fair brace

ing to being an almapt element, and 7, a prolonged one: but no lets for la-tent mus-ta-ches;

one can make a good sound of it, either in speech or song, when

thus situated, by giving it a sound unlike the name sound of a; behai-ry ma-gi and sa-pi-ent lit

ware of unjust prejudices and prepossessions. I sy na-shun-al, er-a-ti for pa-trons; na-tion-al

ra-shun-al, kc., for the same reason that I say no-tional and de-vo. ca-ter-er for ra-di-a-ted sta

(4 in ALE.) tional; because of analogy and effect. mens, and sa-li-ent pas-try with the ha-lo

Proverbs. 1. Accusing-is proving, when gra-tis; the ra-tion-al plain-tiff tears the cam

malice and power sit as judges. 2. Adversitybric, and dares the stairs for the sa-vor of may make one wise, but not rich. 3. Idle folks rai-sins; they drain the cane-brakes and takel -take the most pains. 4. Every one is architect the bears by the nape of the neck; the may-or's birds. 6. Go into the country to hear the news

of his own fortune. 5. Fine feathers make fine pray-er to Mayn-ton Sayre is—to be-ware of of the torn. 7. He is a good orator-who conthe snares pre-par'd for the matron's shares: vinces himself. 8. If you cannot bite, never show a-men has both syllables accented; but it your teeth. 9. Lawyers' houses-are built on the should never be pronounced ah-men (20 a,) heads of fools. 10. Little, and often, fill the purse. nor aw-men.

11. Much, would have more, and lost all. 12. 3. Position. Sit, or stand erect, with the Practice-makes perfect. shoulders thrown back, so as to expand the

The Bible-requires, in its proper delivchest, prevent the body from bending, and ery, the most extensive practical knowledge facilitate full and deep breathing. Open the of the principles of elocution, and of all the mouth wide enough to admit two fingers, compositions in the world; a better impresside-wise, between the teeth, and keep the sion may be made, from its correct reading, lips free and limber, that the sounds may than from the most luminous commentary. flow with clearness and precision ; nor let

Varieties. 1. Love what you ought to do, there be too much, nor too little moisture in and you can easily do it;-oiled wheels run the mouth. A piece of hard wood, or ivory, freely. 2. Cicero says, that Roscius, ROan inch, or an inch and a half long, of the man orator, could express a sentence in as size of a pipe-stem, with a notch in each end, many different ways by his gestures, as he if placed between the teeth, perpendicularly, himself could by his words. 3. Why is the while practicing, will be found very useful in letter A, like a honey-suckle ? Because a B acquiring the habit of opening wide the mouth. follows it. 4. Never speak unless you have 4. E has this sound in certain words; among have done. 5. The most essential rule in de.

something to say, and always stop when you which are the following: ere, ere-long ; feint livery is-Be natural and in earnest. 6. Our heirs; the hei-nous Bey pur-reys a bo-quet ; (bo-ka ;) they rein their prey in its ey-ry, and education should be adapted to the full depay their freight by weight; hey-dey! o-bey the velopment of body and mind. 7. Truth can eyre, and do o-bei-sance to the Dey; they sit never contradict itself; but is eternal and imtete-a-tate (ta-tah-tate,) at trey: also, there mutablethe same in all ages : the states of and where, in all their compounds,-there-at, men's reception of it—are as various as the there-by, there-fore, there-in, there-on, there principles and sulyjects of natural creation. with ; where-at, where-by, where-fore, where- As good have no time, as make bad use of it.

5. Elocution-is an Art, that teaches me how | within-out; not from without-in. The to manifest my feelings and thoughts to beautiful rose-does not grow by accretion, others, in such a way as to give them a true like the rocks ; its life flows into it through idea, and expression of how, and what, I feel the nutriment, imbibed from the earth, the and think; and, in so doing, to make them air, and the water, which are incorporated feel and think, as I do. Its object is, to enable with the very life-blood of the plant as a me. me to communicate to the hearers, the whole dium: it is a manifestation of the LIFE that truth, just as it is; in other words, to give me fills all things, and flows into all things, acthe ability, to do perfect justice to the subject, cording to their various forms. The analogy to them, and to myself : thus, involving the holds good as it respects the human mind; philosophy of end, cause, and effect,-the cor- tho’ vegetables are matter, and mind-is respondence of affection, thoughts and words. spirit ; the former is of course much more 6. The second sound of A is grave, mind-must be developed by a power from

confined than the latter. The powers of the or Italian. Au; alms, far; papa calms ma-ma, and com

within, and above itself; and that is the best mands Charles to craunch the

education, which will accomplish this most al-monds in the haun-ted paths;

rapidly, and effectually, in accordance with his ma-ster de-man-ded a

the laws of God,—which always have referhaunch of par-tridge of fa

ence to the greatest good and the most truth. ther; aunt taun-ted the laun

(A in FAR.]

Anecdote. A clergyman, whose turn it dress for salve from the ba

was to preach in a certain church, happening na-na tree; Jar-vis farms sar-sa-pa-ril-la in to get wet, was standing before the session. A-mer-i-ca; ma-nil-la balm is a charm to room fire, to dry his clothes, and when his halve the qualms in Ra-ven-na; he a-bides in colleague came in, he asked him to preach for Chi-na, and vaunts to have saun-tered on him; as he was very wet. No Sir, I thank the a-re-na, to guard the vil-la hearths from you;" was the prompt reply: "preach yourharm-ful ef-flu-vi-a; they faun-ted on the 80-self; you will be dry enough in the pulpit.fa, ar-gu-ing for Quarles' psalms, and for-mu

Proverbs. 1. A burden that one chooses, is la for jaun-dice in Mec-ca or Me-di-na; à not felt. 2. A guilty conscience needs no accucalf got the chol-e-ra in Cu-ba, and a-rose to ser. 3. After-wit is every body's wit. 4. Enough run the gaunt-let for the ayes and noes in A- -is as good as a feast. 5. All is but lip wisdom, cel-da-ma.

that wants experience. 6. Better bend, than break. 7. In making the vowel sounds, by expel- 7. Children and fools often speak the truth. 8. ling them, great care must be taken, to con- Out of debt, out of danger. 9. Wade not in unvert all the breath that is emitted, into pure known waters.' 10. Do what you ought, and let sound, so as not to chafe the internal surface come what will. II. Empty vessels make the of the throat, and produce a tickling, or greatest sound. 12. Pause, before you follow an hoarseness. The happier and freer from re- erample. straint, the better : in laughing, the lower

Natural and Spiritual. Since we are muscles are used involuntarily; hence the possessed of both body and soul, it is of the adage, laugh, and be fat.' In brcathing, first importance that we make use of natural reading, speaking, and singing, there should and spiritual means for obtaining good; i.e. be no rising of the shoulders, or heaving of natural and spiritual truths. Our present the bosom ; both tend to error and ill health. and eternal destinies-should ever be kept in Beware of using the lungs, as it is said; let d; and that, which is of the greatest mothem act, as they are acted upon by the lower ment, receive the principal attention: and, muscles.

since death-is only a continuation of life, our Notes. 1. This, strictly speaking, is the only natural education should be continuous: both states mund in all languages, and is the easiest made: it merely requires of being will be best attended to, when seen the under jaw to be dropped, and a vocal sound to be produced: and attended to in connection. all other vowels are derived from it, or, rather, are modifications of it. 2. When a is an article, i. e. when used by itsell, it always

Varieties. 1. Horses will often do more has this sound, but must not be accented; as, “a min saw a horse for a whistle, than a whip: as some youth are and a sheep in a meadow;" except as contrasted with the; as, “I best governed by a rod of love. 2. Why is a Kid the man, not a man." 3. When a forms an unaccented syl. lable, it has this sound : as, a-wake, a-bide, a-like, a-ware, a-tone, bankrupt like a clock? Because he must s-voil, a-way, &c. 4. It has a sinuilar wund at the end of words, either stop, or go on tick. 3. True reading either with, or without an h: as, No-ah, Flan-nah, Sa-rah, Afuri | is true exposition. 4. Conceive the intenca, A-mer-i-ca, i-o-ta, dog-ma, &c. Beware of saying, Noer, Sa. ry

, &c. 6. It generally has this sound, when followed by a single tions of the author, and enter into the characr in the same syllable: as, ar-son, ar-tist, &c.; also in star-ry, (full ter. 5. The sciences and mechanical arts are of stars,) and tar-ry, (besmeared with tar.)

the ministers of wisdom, not the end. 6. Do Education. The derivation of this word we love our friends more when present, or —will assist us in understanding its mean- absent? 7. All natural truths, which respect ing; it being composed of the Latin word the works of God in creation, are not only real e-du-co, to lead or draw out. All develop- natural truths, but the glasses and containing ments, both of matter and spirit, are from principles of spiritual ones.

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8. The means to be used, thus to make to describe them to others with as much acknown my feelings and thoughts, are tones, curacy as we do any external objects, which words, looks, actions, expression, and silence : we have seen with our material eyes. whence it appears, that the body is the grand Anecdote. Wild Oats. After the first medium of communication between myself speech, made by the younger Pitt, in the llouse and others; for by and through the body, are of Commons, an old member sarcastically retones, words, looks, and gestures produced. marked,-“I apprehend that the young gentleThus I perceive, that the mind, is the active man has not yet sown all his wild oats.To agent, and the body, the passive agent; that which Mr. Pitt politely replied, in the course this is the instrument, and that the perfor- of an elaborate and eloquent rejoinder, “ Age mer : here I see the elements of mental and -has its privilege; and the gentleman himvocal philosophy.

self-affords an ample illustration, that I re9. The third sound of A is broad :

tain food enough for GEESE to pick.ALL, wall, auc-tion, aus-pice;

Proverbs. 1. A calumny, tho' known to be his vaul-ting daugh-ter haul'd

such, generally leaves a stain on the reputation. the dau-phin in the sauce-pan;

2. A blow from a frying pan, tho' it does not the pal-try sauce-box waltz'd

hurt, sullies. 3. Fair and softly, go sure and far. in the tea-sau-cer; al-he-it, the

4. Keep your business and conscience well, and mawk-ish au-thor, dined on

they will be sure to keep you well. 5. A man nau-se-ous sau-sa-ges; the an. (A in ALL! knows no more, to any purpose, than he practices. burn pal-frey drew lau-rel plau-dits; his 6. Bells call others to church, but enter not themnaugh-ty dwarf got the groat through the selves. 7. Revenge a wrong by forgiving it. 8. fau-cit; he thwar-ted the fal-chion and sal. Venture not all you have at once. 9. Examine ted the shawl in false wa-ter; the law-less your accounts and your conduct every night. 10. gaw-ky got in-stall'd in the au-tumn, and Call me cousin, but don't cozen me. 11. Eaglesde-frau-ded the green sward of its bal-dric fly alone, but sheep flock together. 12. It is good aun-ing.

to begin well, but better to end well. 10. CURRAN, a celebrated Irish orator, pre- Theology-includes all religions, both sents us with a signal instance, of what can heathen and christian; and comprehends be accomplished by assiluity and persever- the study of the Divine Being, his laws ance: his enunciation was so precipitate and and revelations, and our duty towards Him confused, that he was called "stuttering Jack and our neighbor. It may be divided into Curran.To overcome his numerous de- four grand divisions; viz. Paganism, Mahomfects, he devoted a portion of every day to edanism, Judaism, and Christianity. The reading and reciting aloud, slowly, and dis- study of Theology is the highest and noblest tinctly, some of the most eloquent extracts in in which we can be engaged: but a mere our language: and his success was so com- theoretical knowledge, like the sunbeam on plete, that among his excellencies as a speak- the mountain glacier, may only dazzle-to er, was the clearness of his articulation, and blind; for, unless the heart is warmed with an appropriate intonation, that melodized love to God, and love to man, the coldness every sentence.

and barrenness of eternal death will reign in Notes. 1. To make this smund, drop and project the jaw, the soul: hence, the all of Religion relates to and shape the mouth as in the engraving: and when you wish to life; and the life of Religion is to do good produce a very grave sound, in speech or song, in addition to the

-for the sake of good. abore, swell the windpipe, (which will dongate and enlarge the vocal chords,) and form the voice as low as possible in the larynx; Varieties. He, who studies books alone, for the longer and larger these chorls are, the graver will be the will know how things ought to be ; and he voice : als», practice making sounds, while exhaling aud inhaling, who studies men, will know how things are. to deepen the tones. This sound is broader than the German c. 2. O sometimes has this sound : I thought he caught the cough, 2. If you would relish your food, lubor for it; when be bought the cloth; he wrougtat, fought, and sought, but if you would enjoy your raiment, pay for it talked naught. 3. Beware of alding an r after w, as lawr, jawy, before you wear it; if you wonld sleep soundfawr, &c. 4. The italie a in the following, is broad. 41 were ap-palled at the thral-dom of Wal-ter Raleigh, who was al-most ly, take a clear conscience to bed with yon. salded in the cal-dron of boiling wa-ter,

3. The more we follow nature, and obey her Habits of thought. Thinking is to the laws, the longer shall we live ; and the farmind what digestion is to the body. We ther we deviate from them, the sooner we may hear, read, and talk, till we are gray; shall die. 4. Always carry a few proverbs but if we do not think, and analyze our sub- with you for constant use. 5. Let compuljects, and look at them in every aspect, and sion be used when necessary; but deception see the ends, causes, and effects, they will be never. 6. In China, physicians are always of little use to us. In thinking, however, we under pay, except when their patrons are must think clearly and without confusion, as sick ; then, their salaries are stopped till health we would examine objects of sight, in order is restored. 7. All things speak; note well to get a perfect idea of them. Thinking—is the language, and gather wisdom from it. spiritually seeing; and we should always Nature-is but a name for an effect, think of things so particularly, as to be able Whose cause-is God.

11. Words, I see, are among the principal | that one stove would save half the fuel. means used for these important purposes; Mr. Y- being present, replied, “Sir, I will and they are formed by the organs of voice : buy two of them, if you please, and then I these two things, then, demand my first and shall save the whole." particular attention, words and voice; words

Proverbs. 1. All truths must not be told at are composed of letters ; and the voice, is the al times. 2. A good servant makes a good maseffect of the proper actions of certain parts of ter. 3. A man in distress, or despair, does as the body, called vocal organs, converting air much as ten. 4. Before you make a friend, eat into sound; which two mighty instruments, a peck of salt with him. 5. Passion—will master words and voice, must be examined analyti- you, if you do not master your passion. 6. Form cally, and synthetically; without which pro- —is good, but not formality. 7. Every tub must cess I cannot understand any thing. 12. The fourth sound of A is short: Friendship-cannot stand all on one side. 10.

stand on its own bottom. 8. First come, first serv'd. AT, aft, add ; I had rath-er

ww have a bar-rel of as-par-a-gus,

Idleness-is the hot-bed of vice and ignorance. than the en-am-el and ag-ate;

11. He that will steal a pin, will steal a better the ca-bal for-bade the mal-e.

thing. 12. If you lie upon roses when young, you fac-tor his ap-par-el-and jave

will lie upon thorns when old. lin; Char-i-ty danc'd in the

Qualifications of Teachers. Inas.

(A in AT.) gran-a-ry with Cap-ri-corn;

much as the nature of no one thing can be the mal-con-tents pass'd thro’ Ath-ens in understood, without a knowledge of its origin, Feb-ru-ar-y; his cam-els quaffd the As- and the history of its formation, the qualifiphal-tic can-al with fa-cil-i-ty; plas-ter the fal-low-ground af-ter Jan-u-ar-y; the ad- cations of teachers are seen and felt to be so age an-swers on the com-rade's staff; the great, as to induce the truly conscientious to plaid tas-sel is man-u-fac-tur'd in France ; exclaim, in view of his duties, “Who is suffihe at-tack'd the tar-iff with rail-le-ry, af- cient for these things?” How can we eduter he had scath'd the block and tack-le with cate the child in a way appropriate to his state his ac-id pag-en-try.

and relations, without a knowledge of his 13. The more perfect the medium, the mental and physical structure? Is not a better will it subserve the uses of communi- knowledge of psychology and physiology as cation. Now, by analyzing the constituents necessary to the educator, as the knowledge of words and voice, I can ascertain whether of mechanics is to the maker or repairer of they are in a condition, to answer the varied a watch? Who would permit a man even purposes for which they were given ; and to repair a watch, (much less hire a man to

fortunately for me, while I am thus analyz- make one,) who had only seen its externals? ing the sounds, of which words are com- Alas! how poorly qualified are nine-tenths posed, I shall, at the same time, become acquainted with the organs of voice and of our teachers for the stations they occupy! hearing, and gradually accustom them to the almost totally ignorant of the nature and oriperformance of their appropriate duties. gin of the human mind, and the science of

Notes. 1. To give the exact sounds of any of the physiology, which teaches us the structure vowels, take words, in which they are found at the beginning, and and uses of the body. But how little they proceed as if you were going to pronounce the whole worl, but understand their calling, when they suppose stop the instant you have produced the powd sound; and that is the true one. 2. Beware of clipping this, or any other sound, or it to be merely a teaching of book-knowledge; changing it: not, I'ko go, you'kn sce, they'kn come; but, I can go; without any regard to the development of you can see ; they can come. 3. A, in ate, in verbs, is generally mind and body. A teacher should possess a long; but in other parts of speech of more than one syllable, it is usually short; unless under some acont : as–intimate that to my good moral character, and entire self-control; intimate friend; educate that delicate and obstinate child; he calcu. a fund of knowledge, and ability to commulates to aggravate the case of his aflectionate and unfortunate wife; nicate it; a uniform temper, united with dethe compassionate son meditates how he may alleviate the condition cision and firmness; a mind to discriminate cate an unregenerate heart

, by importunate prayer; the pre-ate character, and tact to illustrate simply the and primate calculate to regulate the ultimates immediately. 4. studies of his pupils; he should be patient Observe—that often the sounds of vowels are sometimes modified, and forbearing; pleasant and affectionate, and or changed, by letters immediately preceding or successing, which be capable of overcoming all difficulties, and may be seen, as it respects a, for instance, in ren-c-cade, membrane, rep-ro-kate, can-did-ate

, po-ten-tate, night-in-gale, &c.: some har showing the uses of knowledge. ing a slight accent on the last syllable; and others having the a Varieties. 1. If one were as eloquent as preceded, or followed by a vocal consonant: see previous Note 3.

an angel, he would please some folks, much 5. A letter is called short, when it cannot be prolongal in Speech, (though it can in Song,) without altering its form; and long, when more by listening, than by speaking. 2. An it can be prolonged without such change : therefore, we call a upright politician askswhat recommends a sound long, or short, because it is seen and felt to be so: as, cold, man; a corrupt one-who recommends him. hot; pale, mat: in making a long sound the glottis is kept open in 3. Is any law independent of its maker? 4. definitely; and in making a short one, it is closed suddenly, producing an abrupt sound, like some of the consonants.

Kind words-cost no more than unkind ones. Anecdote. Saving Fuel. Some time ago, 5. Is it not better to be wise than rich? 6. when modern stoves were first introduced, The power of emphasis-depends on concenand offered for sale in a certain city, the ven- tration. 7. Manifested wisdom-infers de der remarked, by way of recommending them, I sign.

14. There are then, it appears, two kinds 18. That the body may be free, to act in of language; an artificial, or conventional accordance with the dictates of the mind, all language, consisting of words; and a natu- unnatural compressions and contractions must ral language, consisting of tones, looks, ac- be avoided; particularly, cravats and stocks tions, expression, and silence; the former is so tight around the neck, as to interfere with addressed to the eye, by the book, and to the the proper action of the vocal organs, and

the free circulation of the blood ; also, tight ear, by speech, and must thus be learned; the waistcoats ; double suspenders, made right. latter--addresses itself to both eye and ear, at er with straps ; elevating the feet to a point the same moment, and must be thus acquired, horizontal with, or above, the seat; and so far as they can be acquired. To become lacing, of any description, around the waist, an Elocutionist, I must learn both these lan- impeding the freedom of breathing naturalguages; that of art and science, and that of ly and healthfully. the passions, to be used according to my sub- Anecdote. True Modesty. When Washject and olyject.

ington had closed his career, in the French 15. E has two regalar sounds ; first, and English war, and become a member of its name sound, or long:

the House of Burgesses, in Virginia, the EEL; e-ra, e-vil; nei-ther

Speaker was directed, by a vote of the house, de-ceive nor in-vci-gle the seam-stress; the sleek ne-gro

to return thanks to him, for the distinguished bleats like a sheep; Ce-sar's

services he had rendered the country. As e-dict pre-cedes the e-poch of

soon as Washington took his seat, as a mem

[E in EEL.) tre-mors; the sheik's beard

ber, Speaker Robinson proceeded to discharge stream'd like a me-te-or; the ea-gle shriek'd the duty assigned him; which he did in such his pe-an on the lea; the e-go-tist seemed a manner as to confound the young hero; pleas'd with his ple-na-ry leis-ure to see the who rose to express his acknowledgments ; co-te-rie ; FE-ne-as Leigh reads Mo-sheim but such was his confusion, that he was on the e-dile's heath; the peo-ple tre-pann'd speechless ; he blushed, stammered, and tremthe fiend for jeer-ing his prem-ier ; his liege, bled for a short time; when the Speaker reat the or-gies, gave e-il-iads at my niece, lieved him by saying—“Sit down, Mr. Washwho beat him with her be-som, like a cav-ington; your modesty is equal to your valor ; a-lier in Greece.

16. Since the body is the grand medium, and that-surpasses the power of any lanfor communicating feelings and thoughts, guage that I possess” (as above mentioned,) I must see to it, that Proverbs. 1. A blythe heart makes a bloomeach part performs its proper office, without ing visage. 2. A deed done has an end. 3. A infringement, or encroachment. By observa- great city, a great solitude. 4. Desperate cutstion and experience, I perceive that the must have desperate cures. 5. All men are not mind uses certain parts for specific puro men. 6. A stumble-may prevent a fall. 7. A fool poses ; that the larynx is the place where always comes short of his reckoning. 8. Beggars vocal sounds are made, and that the power must not be choosers. 9. Better late, than never. to produce them, is derived from the com, 10. Birds of a feather flock together. 11. Nothing bined action of the abdominal and dorsal is lost in a good market. 12. All is well, that ends muscles. Both body and mind are rendered well. 13. Like priest, like people. healthy and strong, by a proper use of all their organs and faculties.

Varieties. 1. The triumphs of truth-are 17. Irregular Sounds. I and Y often the most glorious, because they are bloodless ; have this sound; as—an-tique, ton-tine; the deriving their highest lustre—from the numpo-lice of the bas-tile seized the man-da-rin ber of the saved, instead of the slain. 2. Wisfor his ca-price at the mag-a-zine; the u

domconsists in employing the best means, nique fi-nan-cier, fa-tigued with his bom-ba- to accomplish the most important ends. 3. zine va-lise, in his re-treat from Mo-bile, lay He, who would take you to a place of vice, or by the ma-rines in the ra-vine, and ate ver

immorality, is not your real friend. 4. If di-gris to re-lieve him of the cri-tique. Sheri- gratitude—is due from manto man, how dan, Walker and Perry say, yea yea, and nay

much more, from man-to his Maker! 5. nay, making the e long; but Johnson, En- Arbitrary power-no man can either give, or tick, Jamieson and Webster, and the author, hold; even conquest cannot confer it: hence, pronounce yea as if spelled yay. Words de law, and arbitrary power—are at eternal enrived immediately from the French, according mity. 6. They who take no delight in virto the genius of that language, are accented tue, cannot take any–either in the employon the last syllables ;-ca-price, fa-tigue, po- ments, or the inhabitants of heaven. 7. Belice, &c.

ware of violating the laws of Life, and you Sorror--treads heavily, and leaves behind

will always be met in mercy, and not in A deep impression, e'en when she departs :

judgment. While Joy-trips by, with steps, as light as wind, The calm of that old reverend brow, the glow And scarcely leaves a trace upon our hearts Of its thin silver locks, was like a flash Of her faint foot-falls.

Of sunlight-in the pauses of a storm.

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