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132. Be perfectly distinct in your articu- Proverbs. 1. A miss, is as good as a mile. fation, or you cannot become an easy, grace- 2. A man is a lion in his own cause 3. He that ful, effective and natural elocutionist; there has too many irons in the fire, will find that some forê, practice on the vowels and consonants, of them will be apt to burn. 4. It is not an art to as here recommended, separately and com- play; but it is a very good art to leave of play bined. If your utterance is rapid, and indis- 5. Beyond the truth, there is nothing but error;
6. He, who tinct, your reading and speaking, will not and beyond error, there is madness. be listened to with much pleasure, or profit. 7. The burnt child dreads the fire. 8. When oro
deals with a blockhead, has need of much brains. A hint-to those who would be wise, is suf- will not, two cannot quarrel. 9. Words from the ficient.
mouth, die in the ears; but words from the heart 133. The second sound of N, is that
stay there. 11. Young folks--think old folk. of Ng, before hard g, and often
fools; but old folks know that young ones are. before hard c, k and q under the
11. First know what is to be done, then do it. accent. BANK; con-gress con
12. The tongue, without the heart, speaks an unquers the strang-ling don-key,
known tongue. 13. Remember the rockoning. and sanc-tions the lank con-clave [N in BANK.)
The three essentials-of every exist in punc-til-ious con-course: the san-guine ence are an inmost, a middle and an outmost: un-cle, anx-ious to ling-er much long-er i. e. an end, a cause, and an effect: the end among the tink-ling in-gots, jin-gles his rin- is the inmost, the cause is the middle, and kled fin-ger over the lin-guist's an-gu-lar the effect the outmost, or ultimate. Ex. shrunk shanks.
Man is one existence, and yet consists of a 134. The common mode of teaching elo- soul, or inmost principle, a body, or middle cution is considered the true one, because it ciple. In his soul are ends, or motives to
principle, and an activity, or ultimate prinhas been so long admitted and practiced : action; in his body are causes, or ways and the old have become familiar with it, and fol- means of action ; and in his life are effects, low it from habit, as their predecessors did; or actions themselves : if either were wantand the rising generation receive it on trust: ing, he could not be a man : for, take away, thus, they pass on, striving to keep each oth- his soul, and his body would die for want of er in countenance : hence it is, that most of a first principle to live from ; take away his our bad habits, in this important art, are born body, and his soul could not act in the natuin the primary school, brought up in the ral world, for want of a suitably organized
ademy, and graduated in the college ; if instrument ; take away his life, or the actiwe proceed so far in our education. Is not soul and body would cease to exist for lack
vity of his body from his soul, and both an entire revolution necessary.
of exercise. In other words, MAN consists 135. Irregulars. Ng have generally this of will, or inmost ; understanding, or intersound. In cultivating and strength-en-ing mediate ; and activity, or ultimate. It is the un-der-stand-ing, by stud-y-ing, read-ing, evident, that without willing, his under. wri-ting, cy-pher-ing, and speak-ing, I am standing, would never think, and devise think-ing of con-tend-ing for go-ing to sing- means of acting ; and without understand. ing meet-ing; in re-lin-quish-ing your stand- ing, his will——could not effect its purpose ; ing in the crisp-ing fry-ing pan, by jumping and without action—that willing and under. D-ver the wind-ing rail-ing, you may be sail- standing would be of no use. ing on the boil-ing o-cean, where the limp-ing Varieties. 1. The thief-is sorry he is her-rings are skip-ping, and danc-ing, around to be punished, but not that he is a thief. some thing that is laugh-ing and cry-ing, 2. Some--are atheists-only in fair weather. sleep-ing and wa-king, lov-ing and smi-ling. 3. Is the casket-more valuable than the Notes. I. This nasal diphthongal vocal consonant sound, that flows slowly on; yet it undermines ev.
jewel it contains ? 4. Indolence—is a stream may be made by drawing the tongue back, closing the passage from the throat into the mouth, and directing the sound thmugħ | ery virtue. 5. All outward existence is the nose; as in giving the name sound of N; it can be distinctly only the shadow of that, which is truly real ; perceived by prolonging, or singing the ng sound in the word sing. because its very correspondence. 6. Should . If the accent be on the syllable beginning with g and cbard, we act from policy or from principle ? ,7. and i, audi 9, the n may take its name sound ; as, con-grat-u-late. The prayer
of the memory is a reflected light, crn-cur, con-clude, &c. 3. The three sounds of m and n, are the like that of the moon ; that of the underonly nasal ones in our language. 4. Some consonant sounds are continuous: the 1st, 8d, and 4th of c; the 2nd off, the third of standing alone, is as the light of the sun in 6, l, m, n, o, &c. are examples; others are abrupt or discrete; as, winter ; but that of the heart, like the ligh: b, d, P, k, t, &c.: so we have continuous sounds, (the long ones, and heat united, as in spring or summa; and abrupt or discrete ones, (the short.)
and so also, is all discourse from them., and Anecdote. Equality. When Lycurgus, all worship. king of Sparta, was to reform and change the government, one advised him, that it s.would be reduced to an absolute popular
Gone ! gone forever !-Like a rushing war. equality : “Sir,'—said the lawgiver, “ be
Another year-has burst upon the shore gin it in your own house first.
of earthly being-and its last low tones, Love-reckons hours or months,--and days--for years;
Wandering in broken accents on the air And every little absence-is an age.
Are dying-to an ecka
THE FLIGHT OF YEARS.
136. In ancient Rome, an orator's educa- Proverbs. 1. He, who thinks he knows tire tion began in infancy; so should it be now; most, knows the least. 2. Take every thing as it the seeds of eloquence may be sown, when comes, and make the best of it. 3. Three remorca the child is on the maternal bosum ; the voice are as bad as a fire. 4. Tread on a worm, and he should be developed with the mind, If the will turn. 5. Two things we should never be child has good examples set him, in reading angry at,-what we can, and what we cannot and speaking, and the youth is attentive to heip. 6. When the bow is too much bent, is
breaks. 7. A wise man-is a great wonder. 8. his every day language, and is careful to improve his mind and voice together, he will A wicked man-is bis own hell; and his evil lusts
and passion, the fiends that torment hinı. become a good elocutionist, without scarcely Blushing-is virtue's color. 10. Evil communi. knowing it. Connection and association cations corrupt good manners. 11. Gain-is to have as much to do with our manner of certain, but the pain is sure. 12. Never court, speaking, as with our cast of thinking. unless you intend to marry.
137. P has but one sound : PAP; Amusements. Ever since the fall, pale, par, pall, pap; peep, pet;
mankind have been prone to extremes ; not pipe, pip; pope, pool, pop;
only the religious, but the irreligious porpule, pup, puss; point, pound;
tion of the world. It is greatly to be regretpeo-ple put pep-per in pep-per
ted, that we are all so much at the mercy box-es, ap-ple-pies in cup- [P in PAP.)
of passion and prejudice, and so little-unboards, and whap-ping pap-poo-ses in wrap
der the guiding influence of reason and in
telligence. In our creation, the Divine pers; the hap-py pi-per placed his peer-less Being-has manifested infinite love and inpup-py in Pom-pey's slop-shop, to be pur- finite wisdom : for we are made in chased for a peck of pap-py pip-pins, or a IMAGE and LIKENESS; the former, we pound of pul-ver-iz-ed pop-pies; a pad-dy still retain, but the latter, sad to relate, we picked a peck of pick-led pep-pers, and put have lost. The will, or voluntary principle them on a broad brimed pew-ter plat-ter. of the mind, constitutes our impelling power,
138. MUSCLE BRFAKERS. Peter Prickle and the understanding, or reasoning faculPrandle picked three pecks of prickly pears, ties, under the light of truth,
onr govern. from three prickly prangly pear trees: iť ing power: if, therefore, we find ourselves then, Peter Prickle Prandle, picked three loving-what is not good and true, our rapecks of prickly pears from three prickly tionality, enlightened by wisdom, must be prangly pear trees; where are the three pecks ever amusements-iend to fit us for our va
our guide. Hence, our rule is this; what. of prickly pears, that Peter Prickle Prandle rious duties, and give us zest in faithfully picked, from the three prickly prangly pear performing them, are perfectly proper ; but, trees? Success to the successful prickly amusements, whose tendency is the reverse prangly pear picker.
of this, are entirely improper; and we should Notes.
1. To give this aspirate labial, wluisper the word not hesitate a moment in abstaining from pugh, (u short,) or pop out the candle ; see the engraving: it is them, however they may be approved by an of the word up, except the u: but the sound is not finished tin others, or sanctioned by long usage: we the remarks in reference to other abrupt elements. 2. The prin eternity
for those transitory enjoyments of tho lips are separated, or the remaining breath exhaled : remember must never compromise the interests of cipal difference between b and p is, that b is a vocal, and p, only a time and sense, which are at variance with breath sound. P, H, T, are called, by some, sharp mutes in and the principles of truth and goodness. Both tain vocal consonants at the ends of words, tho' correctly at the be worlds are best taken care of, when they are ginning : hence, instead of saying dog, inad, pod, &c. they say, at cared for together, and each has its attention, árst, dok, mat, pot, &c. 4. In pronouncing on, and together, p is according to its importance. very apt to intervene; as in Pam-ton &c. 5. P is silent in psal-ter,
Varieties. 1. There are some, who live pshaw, pneu-mat-ics, Ptol-e-my, Psy-che, rasp-ber-ry, (3d a,) corps
—to eat and drink ; and there are others, (o long,) re-ceipt, etc. 6. Not dezths, but depths ; not clab-board, but clap-board ; not Ja-cop, bat Ja-cob; not bab-tism, but bap who eat and drink, to live. 2. The perfecism, etc.
tion of art is to conceal the art: i. e. to be Anecdote. A Check. Soon after the the thing, instead of its representative. 3. battle of Leipsic, a wit observed, -"Bona- Let every one sweep the snow from his own Fart must now be in funds ; for he has re- door, and not trouble himself about the frost ceived a check on the bank of the Elbe." on his neighbor's tiles. 4. Golileo, the great Hidden, and deep, and never dry,
astronomer, was imprisoned for life, because Or fowing, or at rest,
he declared that Venus-shone with a bor. A living spring of love-doth lie
rowed light, and from the sun, as the centre In every human breast.
of our system. 5. There are abuses-in all All else--may fail, th't soothes heart,
Luman governments. 6. He, whose virtues,
exceed his talents, is the good man; but he, All save that fount alone ;
whose talents exceed his virtues, is the band With that, and life, we never part ;
man. 7. All we perceive, understand, will, For life, and love-are one.
love, and practice, is our oron ; but nothing He seemed
else. For dignity composed,--and high exploit ;
Srespicion-always haunto the galty mind; But all was falso god kollore.
The thief-stil fears each inwoh another
139. Written language consists of letters, ! Proverbs. 1. He that is ill to himself, will and, consequently, is more durable than spo- ' be good to nobody. 2. The remedy—is worse than ken language, which is composed of articu- the disease. 3. Who is so deaf, as he that will late sounds. Our written alphabet contains not hear? 4. AU vice infatuates and corrupts the twenty-six letters, which make syllables and judgment. 5. A fool, may, by chance, put somewords; words make sentences ; sentences thing into a wise man's head. 6. After praying paragraphs, which make sections and chap in God, not to lead you into temptation, do not ters; these constitute an essay, discourse, ad- throw yourself into it. 7. Evil gotten, evil spent.
8. He, that knows useful things, and not he that dress, pration, poem, dissertation, tractor
knows book: but our vocal alphabet has forty-four preaches well, that lives well. 10. It is always
many things, is the wise man. 9. Heletters, or sounds, which make up the whole term time in the court of conscience. 11. We may of spoken language.
be ashamed of our pride, but not proud of our 140. R has two sounds; first, its name shame. 12. Historical faith - precedes saving Hound; ARM; the bar-bers were,
faith. 13. Stolen waters are sweet. in former years, the ar-bi-ters of
The True Christian Character. The the mur-der-ers of their fore-fa
three essentials of a christian-are-a good thers. the Tar-tars are gar-blers
will-flowing through a true understanding, of hard-ware and per-ver-ters of
into a uniform life of justice and j'sdgment.
It is not enough, that we meañ well, or che er-rors of North-ern-ers and [R in ARM.] South-erners; the far-mers are dire search- intention is powerless, without truth to
know our duty, or try to do right ; for good ers af-ter burnt ar-bors, and store the core guide it aright; and truth-in the intellect ners of their lar-ders with di-vers sorts of alone, is mere winter-light, without the quar-ter dol-lars; Charles Bur-ser goes to the summer-heat of love to God and love to far-ther barn, and gets lar-ger ears of hard man; and blundering efforts – to do our corn, for the car-ter's hor-ses.
duty-are poor apologies for virtuous ener. 141. Dr. Franklin says, (of the justly cel- gies, well directed and efficiently applied : ebrated Whitfield,) that it would have been tians ; i.e. our will, understanding and life,
the three alone-can constitute us true chris. fortunate for his reputation, if he had left no written works behind him; his talents would cient unity, in order that we may be entitled
must be brought into harmonious and effiwhen have been estimated by their effects : in- to this high and holy appellation. Things deed, his elocution was almost faultless. must not only be thought of, and desired, But whence did he derive his effective man- purposed, and intended; but they must be
We are informed, that he took lessons done, from love to the Lord ; that He, as a of Garrick, an eminent tragedian of Eng- principle of goodness, and a principle of land, who was a great master in Nature's trulk--may be flowing, constantly, from school of teaching and practicing this useful the centre-to the circumference of actions. art.
we must practice what we know of the truth; Notes. 1. To make this smooth vocal sound, pronounce ther's commandments; so as to have his
we must live the life of our heavenly Fathe word arm, and dwell on the r sound; and you will perceive goodness and truth implanted in us, nat we that the tongue is turned gently to the roof of the mouth, and at the same time drawn back a little. 2. Avoid omitting this letter, as may strive to walk before Him, and become at never is silent, except it is doubled in the same syllable ; not perfect. staw-my, but stor-nay; not lib-ah-ty, but lib-er-ty; not burt but Varieties. 1. A certain apothecury--has burst ; not waw-um, but warm; not ah-gu-ment, but ar-gu-n.ent; over his door, this sign—" All kinds of dynot hosses, but hor-ses; not hahd stawm, but hard storm ; etc. Reing stuff sold here." 2. Does wealth-exert member that short e and i before r, in the same syllable, when ac. • cented, sound like short u, unless followed by another r, as mercy,
more influence than knowledge? 3. A (mer-it,) ser-geant, (ser-rate,) ter-nia-gant, (ter-ror,) mirth-fui
, pretty shepherd, indeed, a wolf would make! nir-ror,) ver-ses , (ver-y) (here the r is re-echoed ;) and spirits
, &c. : |4. At some taverns-madness—is sold by the exceptions are in parentheses: see p. 224. 4. Some words, the glass ; at others, by the bottle. 5. So(where e, i, and r, are peculiarly situated, as above,) have, in their briety. without sullenness, and_mirth wita pronunciation, a reverberation, or repetition of the r, although modesty, are commendable. 6. Even an or. there may be but one in the word ; 23–00ry; being followed by a dinary composition, well delivered, je better sowel.
Anecdote. Who Rules? A schoolmas. received, and of course does more god, ter, in ancient Rome, declared, that he ruled than a superior one, badly delivered. 7. "the world. He was asked to explain : which Where order_cannot enter, it cannot exist, he did in the following manner.
What is beauty? Not the show
That have their dated hours,
To breathe their momentary sweets, then go;
'Tis the stainless soul-within-
That outshines-the fairest skin.
And this one marim-is a standing rule,
Men are rot-what they scene
142. Many persons take great pains in Proverbs. 1. He, who resolves to amend, their dress, to appear well and receive atten- has God on his side. 2. Honest men are 800x tion ; and so far as personal appearance can bound; but you can never bind a knave. 3. If exert an influence, they attain their end: but the best man's faults were written on his foreif they would cultivate their language, and head, it would make him pull his hat over his the proper way of using it, so as not to de- eyes. 4. Life is half spent, before we know what furm themselves in reading and conversation, it is. 5. Of the two evils, choose the least. 6. they might accomplish the object at which one bad example spoils many good precepts. 7. they aim.
Patience-is a plaster for all sores. 8. He who 143. The second sound of R, is rough, 9. If you will not hear reason, she will rap you
servés well-need not be afraid to ask his wages. trilled, or burred; when it
over your knuckles. 10. Prayer-should be the comes before vowel sounds in
key of the day, and the lock of the right. 11. the same syllable: RAIL ROAD;
Foul water will quench fire. 12. Fium nucehing the roa-ring rep-ro-bate re-ver
-nothing can come. be rates his ran-cor-ous rib-ald- (R in RAIL.)
Aneodote. Spinster. Formerly, it was ry and re-treats from his re-gal throne, to his a maxim, that a young woman should never ri-val rec-re-a-tion in the rook-e-ry: the op- be married, till she had spun, herself, a full pro-bri-ous li-bra-ri-an, rec- ly threw set of linen. Hence, all unmarried women the great grid-i-ron among the crock-e-ry with have been called spinsters : an appellation ir-re-proach-a-ble ef-front-e-ry; the re-sults they still retain in certain deeds, and law of which were, ro-man-tic dreams, bro-ken proceedings; though many are not entitled ribs, and a hun-dred prime cit-rons for the to it. throng of cry-ing chil-dren: round and round
Mathematics—includes the study of the rug-ged rock the rag-ged ras-cal drags the numbers and magnitudes : hence, it is called strong rhi-noc-e-ros, while a rat in a rat-trap the science of gravity; and is applicable to ran through the rain on a rail, with a raw all quantities, that can be measured-by & lump of red liv-er in its mouth.
standard unit, and thus expressed by num144. Written language—is used for com- bers and magnitude. Feeling and thought, municating information respecting persons though they vary immensely, cannot be distant from each other, and for transmitting, measured : we cannot say, with strict pro-, to succeeding ages, knowledge, that might priety, that we love one-exactly twice as otherwise be lost, or handed down by erring much as another ; nor, that one is three tradition. Spoken language—is used to con- times as wise as another: because love and vey the thoughts and feelings of those who wisdom are not mathematical quantities : are present, and are speaking, or conversing but we can measure time by seconds, anin. together : the former is, of course, addressed utes, hours, days, weeks, months, years, and to our eyes, and the latter, to our ears ; each centuries; space by inches, feet, yards, rods, kind having its own particular alphabet, and miles; and motion, by the space passed which must be mastered.
over in a given time. Notes1. This vocal trilled diphthongal sound, consists
Varieties. 1. Was the world crented of the aspirate sound of h, modified between the end of the tongue
out of nothing? 2. Fools-draw false con and the roof of the mouth, combined with a voca). 2. Or, make clusions, from just principles : and mad. the name sound of r, and mix it with the aspirate, by clapping men draw just conclusions, from false prin the tongue against the mof of the mouth; practice prolonging her, ciples. 3. The discovery of what is true, or purr in a whisper, trilling the r, then add the voice sound; af
. and the practice of what is good, are the two terwards prefix the i, and exercise
as above. 3. Demosthenes, in most important objects of life. 4. Associa the early part of his career, was reproached for not being able to pronounce, correctly, the first letter of his favorite art-Rhetoric: tions—between persons of opposite tempera i. e. he could not trill it for some time. 4. Give only one trill or
ments, can neither be durable, nor producJlap of the tongue, unless the sentiment be very animating; as, tive of real pleasure to either party. 5. Rise_brothers, rise ! etc. “Strike! till the last armed foe ex. Where grace cannot enter, sin increases
and abounds. 6. The spontaneous gifts of 145. Another. The riven rocks are heaven, are of high value ; but perseverance rudely rent asunder, and the rifted trees -gains the prize. 7. When the will-berush along the river, while hoa-ry bc-re-as comes duly resigned to God, in small things, rends the robes of spring, and rat-tling thun- as well as great ones, all the affections will Jer roars around the rock-y re-gions : Robert be reduced into their proper state, in their Rowley rolled a round roll round; a round proper season. roll, Robert Rowley rolled round; where'roll- The roretch, condemn'd with life to part, ed the round roll, Robert Rowley rolled Still, still on hope relies, round!
And every pang, that rends his heart,
Bids axpectation rise.
Adorns--and cheers his way, Be their growth, blended together
And still, as darker grows the night. into one singk tree ?
Emits a brighter ray.
146. Keep a watchful and jealous eye Proverbs. 1. It is easier to praise poverty, over common opinions, prejudices and bad than to bear it. 2. Prevention-is better than school instruction, until the influence of rea.
cure. 3. Learn wisdom by the follies of others. son, nature and truth, is so far established 4. Knowledge, without practice, makes but half over the ear and taste, as to obviate the dan- ask the price of it. 6. To cure idleness, count the
an artist. 5. When you want any thing, always ger of adopting or following, unquestionable
tickings of a clock. 7. It costs more to revenge errors, and vicious habits of reading and
injuries, than to endure them. 8. Conceited men speaking : extended views, a narrow mind think nothing can be done without them. 9. He, extend. To judge righteously of all things, that kills a man, when he is drunk, must be hung preserve the mind in a state of perfect equi- when he is sober. 10. An idle man's head, is the librium, and let a love of truth and gondness devil's work-shop. 11. God makes, and apparel govern all its decisions and actions.
shapes. 12. Good watch prevents harm. 147. W, has but one consonant
The Difference. Two teachers apply sound, and one vowel sound;
for a school ; onemis ignorant, but offers to W00; a wan-ton wag, with wo
teach for twelve dollars a month ; the other ful words, be-wail-ed the well
-is well qualified for the station, and asks wish-er of the wig-wam; the
twenty-five dollars a month. The fathers-Jwarf dwells in the wea-ry west, [W in W00.) weigh the souls of their children against where wom-en weave well the warp of life, money, and the twelve dollar teacher is emand win-ter winds wan-der in the wild ployed. A man in search of work asks a swamps, that wail and weep: the wa-ter- farmer, if he does not want to hire a hand ?
"—the farmer witch, al-ways war-worn in the wax-works, * If I can find one to suit me, war-bles her watch-word to the weath-er- replies: and then he puts a variety of ques. wise, and re-wards the wick-ed with weep-reap? chop? cradle ? hoe ? dress flax ? &c.”
tions to him; such as,-"Can you mow? ing, wail-ing and worm-wood.
Soon after, another, stranger calls, and asks 148. By separating these elements of lan- whether they wish to hire a teacher in their guage, and practicing on them, each by itself, district ? But the principal question in this the exact position and effort of the vocal or- case, is—“How much do you ask a month ?". gans, may be distinctly observed; and in this Now, just observe the difference in the way, the true means of increasing and im- catechising of the two applicants. Again, proving the force and quality of every one the father--will superintend the hired man, ascertained. Be not discouraged at the ap
and have things so arranged-as not to lose parent mechanical, artificial and constrained a moment's time, – and see that nothing modes of giving the sounds, and pronoun
goes to waste ; but the same watchful parent cing the words: acquire accuracy, and ease the school, and never go near him.
-will employ a teacher, and put him into and gracefulness will inevitably follow.
Varieties. 149. Irregulars, U has this sound in
1. If a man begin a fool, he
is not obliged to persevere. 2. Ought cir. certain words: the an-guish of the an-ti-qua- cumstantial evidence to be admitted in criry is as-sua-ged with lan-guid man-sue-tude, minal cases ? 3. Suspicion-is always worse for the con-quest over his dis-tin-guish-ed than fact. 4. No duty, imposed by necesper-sua-sion: the guide dis-gui-ses his as- sity, should be considered a burthen. 5. To sue-tude of per-sua-ding the dis-sua-der. act from order, is to act from heaven. 6.
Notes. 1. To produce this sound, shape the mouth and lips Truth, however little, does the mind good. as for whistling, and make a voice sound; or, pronounce the word 7. True love always gives forth true light, do, and when the o is about to vanish, commence this vocal conso-false light agrees not with the truth, but nant, thus, do-was. 2. When w is initial, i. e. begins a word or lightly esteems it; and also, seems to itself, syllable, it is a consonant; but when it ends one, it is equivalent to 2d o in ooze; new, how, now, pow-er, etc. 3. In sword, two, an.
to be better than truth. swer, it is silent: w also before r, wrap, wrack, wreath, wrist, Great were the hearts, and strong the minda, wrong, etc. blow, who, knowledge, whom, whose, whole, whoop,
Of those, who framed, in high debate, etc. 4. Practice changes on w and v, as found under 21 f. 5. He who a watch would wear, two things must do, pocket his watch, The immortal league of love, that binds and watch his pocket too.
Our fair, broad Empire, State with State Anecdote. A Scold. Foote, a celebrated comic actor, being scolded by a woman, said, And deep the gladness of the hour, in reply, “ I have heard of tartar- -and
When, as the auspicicus task was done, brimstone ;--you are the CREAM of the one,
In solemn trust, the sword of power, and the FLOWER of the OTHER."
Was giv'n to glory's unspo I'd son. “ Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine ?
That noble race is gone ; the suns
But the bright links, those chosen ones
So strongly forged, are brighter yet.
Wide-as our own free race increase...
Wide shall extend the elastic chain
And blind, in everlasting peace,
State after State, a mighty train.