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He estimates justly his person and brains,
By thus showing all which most merits his pains

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G.-Ah! could

you

look into her heart, Apd watch your image there! You would own the

sunny

loveliness Affection makes it wear.

Mrs. Osgood. L.-Oh! how he'll swear to Heaven and his bride,

He will be kind to her and none beside ;
And to himself the while in secret swear
He will be kind to ev'ry one but her. Crown.

9.

G.–That in joy, or in grief, in mirth, or in danger,
When friends and when fortune forsake as they

will,
She can smile at their spite, to their terrors a stranger,

For the one she has chosen will cherish her still.

L.

Perhaps his thought
Is calculating what a thrifty wife
This maid will make.

Mrs. Sigourney.

* 10. G.-I know a lady, fair to see,

Take care ;

She can both false and friendly be,

Beware! beware!

Trust her not,
She is fooling thee!

R.

She has two eyes, so soft and brown,

Take care !
Sbe gives a side glance and looks down,

Beware! beware!

Trust her not,
She is fooling thee.

From the German.-Lorgfellow,

L.--Love him with thy open youth,

With its frank surrendor,
With the vowing of thy mouth,

With its silence tender.

Love him with thine azure eyes,

Made for earnest granting,
Taking color from the skies,

Can Heaven's truth be wanting?

Love him with their lids that fall

Snow-like at first meeting,
Love him with thy heart that all

The neighbors then see beating.
Love him with thy thinking soul-.

Break it to love-sighing;
Love him with thy thoughts that roll

On through living-dying.

Thus if thou wilt prove him dear,

And woman's love no fable,
He will love thee-half a year
If a man is able !

E. B. Browning.

R.

11.

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G.--Sum each feeling thou hast won,

Each token offered there-
How few for hope to build upon,

How many for despair;
And if e'er word or look declareth
Love or aversion which she beareth,
While of the first no proof thou hast,
How many are there of the last.

G.-Doubt thou the stars are fire,

Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar,
But never doubt his love.

Shakspeare.

12.

G.–Linger not long ! How will she watch thy coming.

As evening shadows stretch o'er moor and dell, When the wild bee hath ceased her busy humming, And silence hangs on all things like a spell,

Linger not long!

How will she watch for thee when fears grow

stronger,
As night draws dark and darker on the hill,
How will she weep when she can watch no longer
And thou art absent-art not coming still !

Linger not long!

R.

L.-Dear to his heart as life's warm stream

Which animates this mortal clay,
For thee he courts each waking dream,

And decks with smiles the future day,
And thus beguiles the present pain
With hopes that you shall meet again.

Mrs. Hunter,

13.

G.–Thou wilt win one whose heart is by the hearth,

And who eschews the thoroughfares of life, Deeming her home the central point of earth ;

Such will thou ever find thy gentle wife.

L.-Two of the hardest things on earth to do

Are to be selfish, and be honest too;
And those who smoothly manage this will find
But few spare moments for repose of mind.

14.

G.-Deeds of gentle goodness are

The measure of her hours.

G. Hill

L.-Under six heads his toils unite,

And “ Law” crowns all, and makes it right;
First the beginning, or-incipiendum,
Second the uncertainty-dubitendum ;
Third, the delay, or-puzzlerendum;
Fourth, the replies, without an-endum,

R.

Fifth, summing up-monstrum et horrendum;
Sixth-remuneratum fiddlerendum

15.

G.-Hath knowledge no intrinsic power

Our ills to soothe and make them less
Can music charm no weary hour?
Hath love no magic power to bless ?

D. M. A.

L.-Before

you

descend into the grave,
You will a small house and large garden have.

Cowley.

16.

Byron

G.-She is a form of life and light,

That seen, becomes a part of sight,
To rise, where'er you turn your eye,
The morning star of memory.
L.-He is more than six feet high,

And fortunate, and wise;
He has a voice of melody,

And beautiful black eyes.

Praed.

17.

G.—You think the girls all dead in love

With your dear pretty face;
But if you marry to your mind,
You'll have a ten years' race.

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