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01. Do not hurry your enunciation of Proverbs. 1. None of yo, korierw where tha words, precipitating syllable over syllable, shoe pinches. 2. One may live and learn. 3. and word over word ; nor melt them together Remember the reckoning. 4. Such as the trse is, into a mass of confusion, in pronouncing such is the fruit. 5. The biggest horses are not thens; do not abridge or prolong them too the best travelers. 6. What cannot be cured, much, nor swallow nor force them; but de- must be endured. 7. You cannot catch olii birds liver them from your vocal and articulating with chaff. 8. Argument-seldom convinces any organs, as golden coins from the mint, ac

one, contrary to his inclinations. 9. A horse-is curately impressed, perfectly finished, neatly neither better, nor worse, for his trappings. 10. and elegantly struck, distinct, in due suc

Content-is the philosopher's stone, that turns all cession, and of full weight.

it touches into gold. 11. Never sport, with the 92. The second sound of D, is that opinions of others. 12. Be prompt in every thing. of T; when at the end of words, after c, f, 88, p, q, 0, x, ch, and

Anecdote. President Harrison, in his sh, with silent e, under the ac- :(

last out-door exercise, was assisting the gardcert; FAC'D: he cursd his

ner in adjusting some grape-vines. The gardstuff'd shoe, and dipp'd it in [D. in FAC’D.) ner remarked, that there would be but littlo poach'd eggs, that escap'd from the vex'd use in trailing the vines, so far as any fruit cook, who watch'd the spic'd food with was concerned; for the boys would come on arch'd brow, tripp'd his crisp d feet, and Sunday, while the family was at church, and dash'd them on the mash'd hearth; she pip'd steal all the grapes; and suggested to the and wisp'd a tune for the watch'd thief who general, as a guard against such a loss, that jump'd into the sack'd pan, and scratch'd his blanch'd face, which eclips'd the chafd he should purchase an active watch-dog. horse, that was attach'd and wrapp'd for a

Said the general, “Better employ an active tax'd scape-grace.

Sabbath-school teacher; a dog may take care 93. To read and speak with ease, accu- teacher will take care of the gropes and the

of the grapes, but a good Sabbath-school racy, and effect, are great accomplishments ; as elegant and dignified as they are useful, boys too,” and important. Many covet the art, bui

Home. Wherever we roam, in whatever few are willing to make the necessary ap- climate or land we are cast, by the accidents plication: and this makes good readers and of human life, beyond the mountains or bespeakers, so very rare. Success depends, yond the ocean, in the legislative halls of the principally, on the student's own exertions, Capitol, or in the retreats and shades of prio uniting correct theory with faithful practice. vate life, our hearts turn, with an irresistible

84. Irregulars. T-generally has this instinct, to the cherished spot, which ushered sound; the lit-tie tat-ler tit-tered at the us into existence. And we dwell, with detaste-ful tea-pot, and caught a tempt-ing lightful associations, on the recollection of tar-lar by his sa-ti-e-ty; the stout Ti-tan the streams, in which, during our boyish took a tell-tale ter-ma-gant and thrust her days, we bathed, the fountains at which we against the tot-ter-ing tow-crs, for twist-ing drank, the piney fields, the hills and the valthe frit-ters; Ti-tus takes the pet-u-lent out-casts, and tos-ses them into na-ture's leys where we sported, and the friends, who pas-tures with the tur-tles; the guests of shared these enjoyments with us. the hosts at-tract a great deal of at-ten-tion, Varieties. 1. If we do well, shall we n. st and sub-sti-tute their pre-texts for tem- be accepted ? 2. A guilty conscience-paraposts; the cov-et-ous pari-ner, des-ti-tute of lyzes the energies of the boldest mind, and fort-une, states that when the steed is stol. enfeebles the stoutest heart. 3. Persons in en, he shuts the sta-ble door, lest the i-ty of his ro-tun-di-ty tip his tac-tics into love, generally resolve-first, and reason af. non-en-ti-ty.

terward. 4. All contingencies have a ProvWhen a twister, a twisting, will twist him a twist,

idence in them. 5. If these principles of ElFor twisting his twist, he three twines doth intwist;

ocution be correct, practicing them as here But if one of the twines of the twist do untwist, The twine that untwisteth unt wisteth the twist.

taught, will not make one formal and arNotes. 1. This dento-lingual sound may be made by tificial, but natural and effectuous. 6. Be pohispering the imaginary wont tuh, (short u) the tongue being above the opinion of the world, and act from s'essed against the upper front teeth, and then suddenly removed, your own sense of right and wrong. 7. All do indicated by the engraving. 2. ?' is silent when preceded in christians believe the soul of man to be ims, and followed by the abbreviated terminations en, le. Apostle, çlisten, fasten, epistle, often, castle, pestle, soften, whistle, chasten, | mortal : if, then, the souls of all, who have axtle, christen; in eclat, bil-let-doux, debut, haut-boy, currants

, departed out of the body from this world, are to-pot

, hostler, mortgage, Christmas, T'molus, and the first e, in in the spiritual world, what millions of inhest-nut and mis-tle-toe. 3. The adjectives, blessed, cursel, &c. are exceptions to the rule for pronouncing d. 4. Consonants are habitants must exist therein! sometimes double in their pronunciation, although not found in

The man, who consecrates his powers, be name spelling; pit-ied, (pit-ted,) river, (riv-var,) money icon-ney,) etc. Beware of chewing your words, as vir-chu,

By vigorous effort, and an honest aim, ma chure, etc.

At once, he draws the sting of life, and death, Sef-alone, in nature rooted fast,

He walks with Nature ; and her paths--aro A'tends us---first, and leaves us-last.


95. Let the position be erect, and the body Proverbs. 1, Hope-is a good breakfast, but balanced on the foot upon which you stand: a bad supper. 2. It is right to put every thing to banish all care and anxiety from the mind; its proper use. 3. Open confession-is good for let the forehead be perfectly smooth, the the soul. 4. Pride-must have a fall. 5. The lungs entirely quiescent, and make every ef- lower mill-stone-grinds as well as the upper fort from the abdominal region. To expand one. 6. Venture not all in one vessel. 7. What the thorax and become straight, strike the one ardently desires, he easily believes. 8. YieldPALMs of the hands together before, and the ing—is sometimes the best way of succeeding. backs of thein behind, turning the thumbs 9. A man that breaks his word, bids others be upward : do all with a united action of the false to him. 10. Amendment—is repentance. 11. body and mind, the center of exertion being 12. The hand of the diligent-maketh rich.

There is nothing useless to a person of sense. in the small of the back; be in earnest, but husband your breath and strength; breathe

Patience and Perseverance. Let any often, and be perfectly free, easy, indepen- of a common engine to raise water. Let

one consider, with attention, the structure dent, and natural.

him observe the intricacy of the machinery, 96. F has two sounds: first, name and behold in what vast quantities one of sound: FIFE ; off with the scarf

the heaviest elements is forced out of its from the calf's head; the


course ; and then let him reflect how many ble but-foon, fuith-ful to its gaf

experiments must have been tried in vain, fer, lifts his wife's fu-ther from

how many obstacles overcome, before a frame

of such wonderful variety in its parts, col.la the cof-fin, and puts in the fret- [F in FIFE. ) have been successfully put together : aftti ful cuf-fy; fear-ful of the ef-fects, the fright- which consideration let him pursue his enful fel-low prof-fers his hand-ker-chief to iire terprise with hope of success, supporting off the dan-druif from the fit-ful fool's of-fen- the spirit of industry, by thinking how much sive fowl-ing-piece.

may be done by patience and perseverance. 97. If you read and speak slow, and ar- Varieties. Was the last war with Eng. ticulate well, you will always be heard with landjustifiable? 2. In every thing you attention ; although your delivery, in other undertake, have some definite object in mind. respects, may be very faulty: and remem-3. Persons of either sex-may captivate, by ber, that it is not necessary to speak very assuming a feigned character ; but when the loud, in order to be understood, but very dis- deception is found out, disgrace and unhaptinctly, and, of course, deliberately.

The piness will be the consequences of the fraud. sweeter, and more musical your voice is, the 4. All truths-are the forms of heavenly better, and the farther you may be heard, I loves ; and all falsities-are the forms of inthe more accurate will be your pronuncia- fernal loves. 5. While we co-operate with tion, and with the more pleasure and profit Nature, we cannot labor too much for the will you be listened to.

development and perfection of body and 98. Irregulars, Gh and Ph frequently

mind; but when we force or contradict her, enough at the phantoms of the her-maph-ro- it below the brute. 6. How ridiculous some have this sound; Phil-ip Brough, laugh'd so far from mending and improving “thé

human form divine,” we actually degrade dite phi-los-o-phy, to make the nymph Saphi-ra have a phthis-i-cal hic-cough; the ser people make themselves appear, by giving aph’s draught of the proph-e-cy was lith-o- their opinions for or against a thing, with graphụd for an eph-a of phos-pho-res-ent which they are unacquainted! 7. The law naph-tha, and a spher-i-cal trough of tough has a right to alter, add, or diminish, one

of God is divine and eternal, and no person

word: it must speak for itself, and stand by Notes. 1. To make this dento-labial aspirate, press the

itseif. under lip against the upper fore teeth, as seen in the engraving, and blow out the first sound of the word

fire! 2. Gh, are Who needs a teacher-to admonish him, [mist? olent in drougnt, burrough, figh, high, brought, dough, flight, That flesh-is grass ? That earthly things—are etc.; an! Ph and h in phthis-i-cal. 3. The difficulty of applying What are our joys—but dreams ? and what our nuks, to the pronunciation of our language, may be illustrated by the two following lines, where ough is pronounced in different But goodly shadows in the summer cloud ? (hopee, ways; as o, utt, off, ow, oo, and ock. ?'hough the tough cough There's not a wind that blows, but bears with * and hiccough plough me through, O'er life's dark lough my course some rainbow promise. Not a moment flies, I will pursue

But puts its sickle-in the fields of life, {caras. Anecdoto. Natural Death. An old man, And mows its thousands, with their joys and who had been a close observer all his life,

Our early days !-How often-back when dangerously sick, was urged by his

We turn-on Life's bewildering track, friends, to take advice of a guack; but objec- To where, n'er hill, and valley, plays ter, saying, "I wish to die a natural The sunlight of our early days ! death.”

A monkey, to reform the timer, The patient mind, by yielding_overcomea.

Resolved to visit foreign climes.

phys ic.

99. He who attempts to make an inroad Proverbs. 1. A good cause makes à sicut on the existing state of things, though evi- heart, and a strong arm. 2. Better ten guilty cently for the better, will find a few to en- persons escape, than one innocently suffer. 3 courage and assist him, in effecting a use- Criminals-are punished, that crime may be preful reform; and many who will treat his vented. 4. Drunkenness-turns a man ont of honest exertions with resentment and con- himself, and leaves a beas: in his room. 5. Ile tempt, and cling to their old errors with a that goes to church, with an evil intention, goes fonder pertinacity, the more vigorous is the on the devil's errand. 6. Most things have haneffort to tear them from their arms. There ales ; and a wise man takes hold of the best. m. is more hope of a fool, than of one wise in our fatterers--are our most dangerous enemies , his own conceil.

yet they are often in our own bosom. 8. Pover... 100. The second sound of F, is that ty-makes a man acquainted with strange bed. of V: OF; (never off, nor uv;)

fellows. 9. Make yourself all honey, and the there-of here-of, where-of; the

flies will be sure to devour you. 10. Many talk only words in our language, in

like philosophers, and live like fools. 11. A stitch which F, has this sound : &

in time-saves nine. 12. The idle man's head, is piece of cake, not a piece-u:

the devil's workshop. cake, nor a piece-ur-cake. [F in OF.)

Anecdote. School master and pripil. A 101. Mus Breakers. Thou waft'd'st school master-asked a boy, one very cold the rickety skiff over the mountain height winter morning, what was the Latin-for cliffs, and clearly saw'st the full orb’d moon, the word cold: at which the boy hesitated, in whose silvery and effulgent light, thou saying, I have it at my finger's ends. reef d'st the haggled sails of the ship-wrecked vessel, on the rock-bound coast of Kam- Ourselves and Others. That man scat-ka. He was an unamiable, disrespect deserves the thanks of his country, who conful, incommunicative, disingenuous, formi- nects with his own-the good of others. dable, unmanageable, intolerable and pusi- The philosopher—enlightens the world; lanimous old bachelor. Get the latest the manufacturer-employs the needy; and amended edition of Charles Smith's Thu. the merchant-gratifies the rich, by procu. cyd-i-des, and study the colonist's best in- ring the varieties of every clime. The miterests.

ser, altho' he may be no burden on society, 102. Irregulars. V has this vocal aspi- yet, thinking only of himself, affords no one rate; also in a few words; my vain nephelseeither profit, or pleasure. As it is not ew, Ste-phen Van-de-ver, be-lieves Ve-nus of any one-to have a very large share of a ves-tal vir-gin, who viv-i-fies his shiv-ered liv-er, and im-proves his vel-vet voice, happiness, that man will, of course, have the so as to speak with viv-id viv-ac-i-ty; the largest portion, who makes himself—a partbrave chev-a-lier be-haves like a vol-a-tile ner in the happiness of others. The BENEVcon-ser-va-tive, and says, he loves white OLENT—are sharers in every one's joys, wine vin-e-gar with veal vict-uals every Varieties. 1. Ought not the study of our warm day in the vo-cal vales of Vu-co-var. language be made part of our education? 103. Faults in articulation, early con

2. He who is slowest in making a promise, is tracted, are suffered to gain strength by hab. generally the most faithful in performing it. it, and grow so inveterate by time, as to be 3. They who are governed by reason, need almost incurable. Hence, parents should no other motive than the goodness of a thing, assist their children to pronounce correctly, to induce them to practice it. 4. A reading in their first attempts to speak, instead of people-will become a thinking people; and permitting them to pronounce in a faulty | then they are capable of becoming a rationmanner : but soine, so far from endeavoring al and a great people. 5. The happiness of to correct them, encourage them to go on in every one-depends more on the state of his their baby talk ; thus cultivating a vicious mode of articulation. Has wisdom fled from own mind, than on any external circum men; or was she driven away?

stance; nay, more than all external things

put together. 5. There is no one so despicaNotes. 1. This diphthongal sound, is made like that of f, with the addition of a voice sound in the larynx : see engraving. 2 | ble, but may be able, in some way, and at A n:odification of this sound, with the upper lipover-lapping the un. some time, to revenge our impositions. 7 der boe, and blowing down on the chin, gives a very good imita. Desire-seeks an end : the nature of the de tion of the humble-bee. 3. Avoid saying gim me some, for give sire, love and life, may be known by its end me some; I haint got any, for I have not got any; I don't luff to 6°; for, I don't love, (like rather,) to go; you'll haff to do it; for When lowly Merit- - leels misfortune's blow, you will have to do it.

And seeks relief from penury and wo,
What is a man,

Hope tills with rapture-every generous heart,
If his chief good and market of his time,
Be but to sleep and
feed? A beast, no more. Sure, As, rising v'er the sordid lust of gold,

To share its treasures, and its hopes impart; He, th't made us, with such large discourse, Looking before, and after, gave us not

It shows the impress—of a heavenly mould ! That capability--and god-like reason,

Whose nature iso far from doing hann, To rust in us-unused.

That he susperts none

104, In all schools, one leading object | Proverbs. 1. He that seeks trouble, it were should be, to teach the science and art of a pity he should miss it. 2. Honor and ease--are reading and speaking with effect : they ouyht, seldom bed-fellows. 3. It is a miserable sight to indeed, to occupy seven-fold more time than see a poor man proud, and a rich man avaricious. at present. Teachers should strive to improve 1. One cannot fly without wings. 5. The fairest themselves, as well as their pupils, and feel, rose at last is withered. 6. The best evidence of that to them are committed the future orators a clegyman's uses urness, is the holy lives of his of our country. A first-rate reader is much' pariskoners. 7. We are rarely so unfortunate,

or so happy, as we think we are. 8. A friend in more useful than a first-rate performer on a piano, or any other artificial instrument. need, is a friend indeed. 9. Bought wit is the

best, if not bought too dear. 10. Disputations-Nor is the voice of song sweeter than the leave truth in the middle and the parties at both voice of eloquence: there may be eloquent ends. 11. We must do and live. 12. A diligent readers, as well as eloquent speakers.

pen supplies many thoughts. 105. G has three sounds: first, name

Authority and Truth. Who has not sound, or that of J, before e, i,

observed how much more ready mankind are and y, generally : GEM; Gen-er

to bow to the authority of a name, than al Ghent, of gi-ant ge-nius, sug

yield to the evidence of truth? However gests that the o-rig-i-nal mag-ic

strong and incontestiblethe force of reaof the frag-ile gip-sey has gen

soning, and the array of facts of an individer-a-ted the gen-e-al-o-gy of Geor- (G in GEM.)

ual, who is unknown to fume, a slavish world gi-um Si-dus; the geor-gics of George Ger- will weigh and measure him by the obscuman are ex-ag-er-a-ted by the pan-e-gyr-ics rity of his name. Integrity, research, sciof the log-i-cal ser-geant; hy-dro-gen, 98-y-ence, philosophy, fact, truth, and goodness--gen and ging-seng, ger-min-ate gen-teel ginger-bread for the o-rig-i-nal ab-o-rig-i-nes of sentation. Now this is exceedingly humilia

are no shield against ridicule, and misrepreGe-ne-va.

ting to the freed mind, and shows the great 106. It is of the first importance, that the necessity of looking at the truth itself for the reader, speaker and singer be free and unre- | evidence of truth. Hence, we are not to be strained in his manner; so as to avoid using lieve what one says, because he says it, but the chest as much as possible, and also of because we see that it is true : this course is being monotonous in the flow of his words: well calculated to make us independent reathus, there will be perfect correspondence- soners, speakers, and writers, and constitute of the feelings, thoughts and actions. Look us, as we were designed to be-FREEMEN, in out upon Nature; all is free, varied, and ex- feeling, thought and act. pressive ; such should be our delivery. Na

Varieties. ure-abhors monotony, as much as she does

1. How long was it, froma the discovery of America, in 1492, by Columbus,

to the commencement of the Revolutionary 107. Irregulars, I generally has this sound. The je-june judge just-ly jeal-ous War, in 1775 ? 2. Most of our laws would

never have had an existence, if evil actions of Ju-lia's joy, joined her to ju-ba James in

had not made them necessary. 3. The grand June or July; the ju-ry jus-ti-fy the joke, in

secret-of never failing-in propriety of jerk-ing the jave-lin of Ju-pi-ter from the jol-ly Jes-u-it, and jam-ming it into the gov- ways doing what is right. 4. Only that,

deportment, is to have an intention-of ali-al Jew, to the jeop-ar-dy of the jeer-ing which is sown here, will be reap'd hereafter. jock-ey.

5. Is there more than one God? 6. The huNotes. 1. This triphthongal sound, as are most of the other

man race is so connected, that the well inten. vocal consonants, is composed of a vocal and aspirate. To make it, compress the teeth, and begin to pronounce the word judge, tioned efforts of each individual-are never very loud ; and when you have made a sound, e. i. got to the us | lost; but are propagated to the mass ; so stoi instantly, and you will perceive the proper sound; or be that what one-may ardently desire, another gin to pronounce the letter g, but put no e to it: see engraving. ¿ The three sounds, of which this is comiposed, are that of the -may resolutely endeavor, and a third, or Dame sound of d, and those of e, and h, combined. 3. Breath as tenth, may actually accomplish. 7. All well as voice sounds, may be arrested, or allowed to escape, ac. thought is dependent on the will, or voluncording to the nature of the sound to be produced.

tary principle, and takes its quality thereAnecdote. A pedlar-overtook another from : as is the will, such is the thought ; for of his tribe on the road, and thus accosted the thought-is the will, in form ; and the hir: Hallo, friend, what do you carry?" state of the will—may be known by that “ Rum and Whisky,—was the prompt re- form. pily. “Good,” said the other ; "you may go go abroad, upon the paths of Nature, and whes chead; I carry gravestones.

Its voices whisper, and its silent things Call The quiet sea,

Are breathing the deep beauty of the world, Th't, like a giant, resting from his toil, Kneel at its simple altar, and the God, Sleeps in the morning sun.

| Who hath the living waters--shal be there.

a vacuum.

· 108. Elocutun. -is not, as some errone- 112. Freedom of Thought. Beware ously suppuse, an art of something artificial of pinning your faith to another's sleeva--of in tones, laiks and gestures, that may be forming your own opinion entirely on that learned by imitation. The principles teach of another. Strive to attain to a modest indeus—to exhibit truth and nature dressed to pendence of mind, and keep clear of leading advantage : its objects are, to enable the rea- strings: follow no one, where you cannot der, and speaker, to manifest his thoughts, see the road, in which you are desired to and feelings, in the most pleasing, perspic-walk: otherwise, you will have no confidence uous, and forcible manner, so as to charm the in your own judgment, and will become a affections, enlighten the understanding, and changeling all your days. Remember the leave the deepest, and most permanent im-old adage“ let every tub stand on its own pression, on the mind of the attentive hearer. bottom !-- And,“ never be the mere shadow 109. The second sound of G, is hard,

of another.or gutteral, before a, o, u, l, r,

Proverbs, 1. He dies like a beast, who has and often before e, and i; also,

done no good while he lived. 2, 'Tis a base at the end of monosyllables, and

thing to betray a man, because he trusted you. 3 sometimes at the end of dissyl

Knaves-imagine that nothing can be done withlables, and their preceding sylla

out knavery. 4. He is not a wise man, who pays

more for a thing than it is worth. 5. Learning bles. GAME; a giddy goosé [G in GAME.] got a ci-gar, and gave it to a gan-grene beg- No tyrant can take from you your knowledge. 7.

is a sceptre to some, and a bauble-to others. 6. gar: Scrog-gins, of Brob-dig-nag, growls Only that which is honestly got—is true gain. over his green-glass gog-gles, which the big 8. Pride—is as loud a beggar as want; and a ne-gro gath-er-ed from the bog-gy quag-mire; great deal more saucy. 9. That is a bad child, a gid-dy gig-gling girl glides into the grog- that goes like a top , no longer than it is whipge-ry, and gloats over the gru-el in the great ped. 10. It is hard for an empty bag to stand uppig-gin of the rag-ged grand-mother, ex- right. 11. Learn to bear disappointment cheer“ claim-ing, dig or beg, the game is gone. fully. 12. Eradicate your prejudices. 110. Foreigners and natives may derive

Anecdote. A sharp Eye. A witness, essential aid from this system of mental and during the assizes, at York, in England, vocal philosophy; enabling them to read and after several ineffectual attempts to go on speak the language correctly; which they with his story, declared,

“he could not most certainly ought to do, before they are proceed in his testimony, if Mr. Brougham employed in our schools : for whatever chil- did not take his eyes off from him." dren learn, they should learn correctly. Good Varieties. 1. Which does society the teachers are quite as necessary in the pri- most injury, the robber, the slanderer, or the mary school, as in the Academy or College : at murderer ? 2. In every period of life, cur talleast, so thought Philip, king of Macedon, ents may be improved, and our mind expan. when he sent his son Alexander to Aristotle, ded by education. 3. The mind is powerful, the great philosopher, to learn his letters: reduced to practice. 4. Give not the meats

in proportion as it possesses powerful truths, and Alexander says, he owed more to his and drinks of a man, to a child ; for how teacher, than to his father.

should they do it good ? 5. A proverb, well 111. Irregulars. Gh, in a few words, applied at the end of a phrase, often makes has this sound: tho', strictly speaking, the h a very happy conclusion : but beware of is silent. The ghast-ly bur-gher stood a- using such sentences too often. 6. Extravghast to see the ghost of the ghyll, eat the agant-and misplaced eulogiums-neither ghas-tly gher-kins in the ghos-tly burgh. honor the one, who bestouss them, nor the They are silent in-the neigh-bors taught person, who receives them. 7. Aprarent their daugh-ters to plough with de-light, truth-has its use, but genuine ithe a though they caught a fur-lough; &c. greater use : and hence, it is the part of Notes. 1. This vocal sound is made, by pressing the roots

wisdom-to seek it. of the tongue against the uvula, so as to close the throat, and beginning

"Tis midnight's holy hour-and silence now to say go, without the o; the sound is intercepted lower down than Is brooding, like a gentle Spirit, o'er that of first d, and the jaw dropped more; observe also the vocal

The still and pulseless world, Hark! on the wind and aspirate; the sound is finished, however, in this, as in all oth. The bell's deep tones are swelling,-'tis the knell er instances of making the vocal consonants, by the organs re.

Of the departed year. No funeral train suming their natural position, either for another effort, or for Is sweeping past,-yet, on the stream, and wood, silence. 2. If practice enables persons with half the usual num.

With melancholy light, the moonbeains rest, ber of fingers to accomplish whatever manual labor they under- Like a pale, spotless shroud, -the air is stirred, ake; think, how much may be done in this art, by those who pos

As by a mourner's sigl--and on yon cloud, sess their vocal organs complete, provided they pursue the course

That floats on still and placidly through hearen, bere indicated, there is nothing like these vocal gymnastics.

The Spirits of the Seasons-seem to stand ;

Young Spring, bright Summer, Autumn's solenna hyn 'Tis autumn. Many, and many a Neeting age

And Winter, with his aged locks, and breathe, Hath faded, since the primal morn of Time ;

In mournful cadences, that come abroad

Like the far wind-harp's wild and touching wai, And silently the slowly journeying years,

A melancholy dirge-o'er the dead y tarAll redolent of countless seasons, pas8.

Gone, from the Earth, forever.

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