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184. In teaching spelling to children, ex- then their shapes, and names, together with their uses; the same

course should be pursued in teaching music, the ear, alway ercise them on the forty-four sounds of the

predominating; and then there will be ease, grace, and power letters; then in speaking in concert, after the combined. preceptor, and also individually, interspers- Proverbs. 1. Virtue -- grows under cuery ing the exercises with analyzing words, by weight imposed on it. 2. He, whọ envies the giving the various sounds of which they are lot of another, must be discontented with his composed. At first, let them give each sound own. 3. When fortune fails us, the supposed in a syllable by itself, (after you ;) then let friends of our prosperous days—vunish. 4. The them give all the sounds in a syllable be- love of ruling-is the most powerful affection of fore pronouncing it; and finally, let them the human mind. 5. A quarrelsome man-mus; give all the sounds in a word, and then pro- expect many wounds. 6. Many condemn, what nounce it: thus, there are three modes of they do not understand. 7. Property, dishonestly spelling by ear ; easy, difficult, and more dif- acquired, seldom descends to the third genera

tion. 3. He, who has well begun, has half date cult. Those, however, taught in the old way, his task. 9. The difference between hypocrisy must expect that their younger pupils, espeo and sincerity-is infinite. 10. When our attencially, will soon get ahead of them; unless tion is directed to two objects, we rarely succeed they apply themselves very closely to their in either. 11. Recompence every one for his lawork.

bor. 12. Zealously pursue the right path. 185. The second division of the Conso- Anecdote. Patience. The priest of a nants is into SIMPLE, and COMPOUND ; or certain village, observing a man, (who had single and double: nf the former, there are just lost his wife,) very much oppressed twenty, including the vuplicates : viz : c, in with grief, told him,-"he must have Pa. city; C, cab; d, do; d, pip'd; f, fifty; ,

tience ;" whereupon, the mourner replied,

“I have been trying her sir, but she will gull; h, hope; k, make; l, bill; m, mile; n,

not consent to have me." no; P, pop; 9, quote; r, corn ; , see; t, tune; ch, chyle; gh, tough; gh, ghastly; into three classes, corresponding to the scien.

The range of knowledge-is divided and ph, epha: omitting the duplicate repre- tific, rational and affectuous faculties of man. sentatives, there are but eleven ; viz : c, (cy- The first, is knowledge of the outward press ;) c, (ac-me;) d, (day ;) d, (tripp’d;) creation,-involving every thing material, f, (foe;) ., (give;) l, (lay;) m, (mote;) -all that is addressed to our five senses ; n, (nine;) P, (passed;) ?, (more :) com- the second, is knowledge of human exist. pare, and see.

ences, as it respects man's spiritual, or irro 186. Origin of Language. Plato says, the Divine Being, including his nature, and

inorial nature : and the third, knowledge of that language—is of Divine institution; that laws, and their modes of operation. Thero human reason, from a defect in the knowl-is a certain point where matterends, and edge of natures and qualities, which are in-spirit-begins : i.e. a boundary, where they dicated by names, could not determine the come in contact, where spirit-operates on cog-nom-i-na of things. He also maintains, matter : there is a state, where finite spirit.. that names are the vehicles of substances : Jual existences--receive life and light--from that a fixed analogy, or correspondence, ex- the Infinite, who is the Lord of all; that ists between the name and thing; that lan- Spirit,

“That warms in the sun; refreshes in the breeze; guage, therefore, is not arbitrary in its ori

Glows-in the stars; and blossoms in the trees." gin, but fixed by the laws of analogy; and The omniscient, omnipotent and omnipreseni that God alone, who knows the nature of

Being, that things, originally imposed names, strictly “Lives-through all life, extends thro' all extent, expressive of their qualities. Zeno, Cle-an- Spreads-undivided-operates—unspent : thes, Chry-sip-pus, and others, were of the Whose body nature is, and Godthe soul." same opinion.

Varieties. 1. Are monopoliesconsist. Notes. 1. This work is not designed to exnibit the whole often makes the most clever persons act

ent with republican institutions ? 2. Love subject of Oratory; which is as boundless and profound as are the thoughts and feelings of the human mind ; but to present

in a plain like fools, and the most foolish, act like wise and familiar form, the essentials of this God-like art; in the hopes ones.

3. Patience is the surest remedy of being useful in this day and generation. In the course of anoth- against calumny: time, sooner or later, will er twelve years, there may be a nearer approach to truth and na. disclose the truth. 4. The fickleness of *rere. 2. Observe the difference between the sounds, heard in spel-fortune-is felt all over the world. 5. It is ling the following words, by the names of the letters, and those sounds

, heard in the words after being spelt: 0,-1,-e; if the easy to criticise the productions of art, tho' sounds heard in calling the letters by name, are pronounced, the it is difficult to make them. 6. Do not de. word is ay-je-ee; i,-s, in like manner, spell eye-ess; C,0,-1,-n, fer till to-morrow, what ought to be done spoll, see o-ar-en ; 00,-2,-€, spell doub-le-o-ze-ee; a,-1,-m-,-s, spell, to-day. 7. The precepts and truths of the a el-emn-ess ; 0,-1, spell—ow-en; &c. 3. The common arrange word of God,-are the very laws of divine mnent of words in columns, without meaning, seems at variance order ; and so far as our minds are receptivo with common sense; but this mode is perfectly mathematical, as well as philosophical, and of course, in accordance with nature, of thein, we are so far in the divine order, kience, and the structure of mind. 4. The proper formation of and the divine order in


if in a life agree words, out of letters, or sounds, is word-making. 5. Abcdari-ans ing with them. should first be taught the sounds of letters, and then their uses, and Guard well thy thoughts ;-our thoughts are hear' in heaven

187. The method, here recommended, of that a, in far, is the original element of all giving the sounds, of spelling, and of teach- the vowel and vocal consonant sounds, and ing children to read uithout a book, and then the aspirate h, is the original element, out with a book, will save three-fourths of the la- which all the aspirate consonant sounds are bor of both teacher and pupil; and, in addi-made, as well as the vocal sounds; thus, that tion to these important considerations, there which the letter h represents, seems to inwill be an immense amount of time and ex- volve something of infinity in variety, so pense saved, and the young prevented from far as sounds, and their corresponding affeccontracting the common bad habits of read-tions are concerned; for breath-is air : and ing unnaturally; which not only obstructs without air, there can be no sound. Why the proper development of body and mind, was the letter h, added to the names of Abram but sows the seeds of sickness and premature and Sarai ? death. Our motto should be, “ cease to do Proverbs. 1. He, who reckons without his evil, and learn to do well.

host, must reckon again. 2. When we despise

3. 188. Modes of Spelling. In the old, or danger, it often overtakes us the sooner. common mode of spelling, there are many They, who cross the ocean, may change climate,

but their minds are still the same. 4. The cormore sounds introduced, than the words contain: this always perplexes new beginners, ruption, or perversion of the best things – pro

duces the worst. whose ear-has had much more practice, in by their clothing, or by the sanctity of their ap

We must not judge of persons reference to language, than their eye. The

pearance. 6. If we indulge our passions, they great difficulty seems to be—to dispose of the will daily become more violent. 7. Light griefparts, which amount to more than the whole : may find utterance; but deeper sorrow can find for, in philosophy, it is an acknowledged none. 8. The difference is great-between words principle, that the partsare only equal to and deeds. 9. Poverty -wants many things ; the whole. Hence, spelling by sounds of avarice--every thing. 10. Let us avoid having letters, instead of by names is vastly prefera- too many irons in the fire. 11. Faithfully perble: the former being perfectly philosophical, form every duty, small and great. 12. Govern involving orderly, analysis and synthesis, and your thoughts, when alone, and your tongue, it is also mathematical, because the parts when in company. 13. Ill got,-ill spent. are just equal to the whole : while the latter Anecdote. Finishing our Sludies. Sev. mode is the very reverse of all this; and in- eral young physicians were conversing, in stead of aiding, essentially, in the develop the hearing of Dr. Rush, and one of them ment of body and mind, tends directly to

When I have finished my stit observed, dies,

" When you have finished your prevent both.

studies !said the doctor, abruptly; why, 189. Of the compound, or diphthongal and you must be a happy man, to have finished triphthongal consonants, we have twenty- | them so young : I do not expect to finish three ; viz: C, (z) discern; C, (sh,) social; f, mine while I live.'' (v,) thereof; g, (dg,) gibe; 5, (zh,) badinage; Laconics. The kindnesses, which most j, (dg,) judge; n, (ng,) bank; r, (burr’d,) men receive from others, are like traces trill;'s, (z,) was ; s, (sh,) sure ; s, (zh,) leisure; drawn in the sand. The breath of every 1, (sh,) rational; v, vivacity; w, wist'; x, (ks) passion sweeps them away, and they are reox; %, (2,) Xenia; y, youth; z, zigzag; ch, inscriptions on monuments of brass, or pil

membered no more. But injuries are like Atch,) such; ch, (sh,) chagrin; ph, (v,) neph- lars of marble, which endure, unimpaired, ew; th, thick; th, tho'; wh, why: deduct- the revolutions of time. ing the duplicates, we have but twelve ; c,

Varieties. 1. We rarely regret-having (2) c, (sh,) F, (v) &, (zh,) n, (ng,)r, (trill’d,) spoken too little ; but often—of saying too X, (ks,) x, (gz,) ch, (tch,) th, (think, th, much. 2. Which is the more extensively (that,) and wh, (when:) let them be exem- useful,-fire, or water ? 3. A speaker, who plified.

expresses himself with fluency and discre. 190. It has previously been remarked, tion, will always have attentive liceners. that, strictly speaking, a, in far, is the only 4. The spirit of party, sometimes leads even natural vowel sound in our language; and the greatest men-to descend to the meanthat the other fifteen are modifications of it; ness of the vulgar. 5. Without virtue, hapalso, that on the same principle, the aspirate, 6. When we are convinced that our opinions

- can never be real, or permanent. or breath sound, heard in pronouncing the sound of h, (huh, in a whisper,) is the mate-ledge it, and exchange them for truths. 7.

are erroneous, it is always right to acknow. rial, out of which all sounds are made; for Every love-contains its own truth. it is by condensing the breath, in the larynx, Serve God before the world ! let him not ge. through the agency of the vocal chords, that Until thou hast a blessing ; then, resign the voice sound, of grave a is made; and, by The whole unto him, and remember who the peculiar modification, at certain points Prevailed by wrestling-ere the sun did shine of interception, that any aspirate consonant pour oil upon the stones, weep for thy sin, avund is produced; hence, it may be said, Then journey on, and have an eye to heann,


191. Here a new field is open for the clas-1 Proverbs. 1. Do as much good us you can sification of our letters, involving the struc- and make but little noise about it. 2. The Bible, ture of all languages, and presenting us is a book of laws, to show us whai is right, and with an infinite variety, terminating in uni- what is wrong. 3. What maintains one vice, ty,--all languages being merely dialects of

would bring up two children. 4. A little wrong the original one; but in this work, nothing --done to another, is a great wrong done to our. more is attempted, than an abridgment of selves. 5. Sermons-should be steeped in the

heart-before they are delivered. 6. A life of the subject. As every effect must have an adequate cause, and as in material things, Drire your business before you, and it will go

attractive industry is always a happy one, 7. such as we see, hear, taste, smell, and feel, easily. 8. Good fences make good neighbors. there can be no primary, but only secondary 9. Pride wishes not to owe; self-love-wishes not causes, we must look to the mind for the to pay. 10. The rotten apple injures its compan. feelings and thoughts, that have given rise to ion. 11. Make a virtue of necessity. 12. You all the peculiarities and modifications of lan- can't make an auger hole with a gimblet. guage; being assured, that in the original

Anecdote Mathematical Honor. A stu language, each state of the will and the un- dent--of a certain college, gave his fellow derstanding, had its external sign, as a medi- student the lie ; and a challenge followed. um of manifestation.

The mathematical tutor--heard of the diff. 192. Uses of Spelling. The object of spel- culty, and sent for the young man that gave ling, in the manner here recommended, is the challenge, who insisted, that he must

Why,” said two-fold; to spell by sound, in order to be fight—to shield his honor.

the tutor? “ Pecause he gave me the lie.' able to distinguisk, the sounds, of which words are composed, and to pronounce it, you did lie ; but if he does not prove it,

Very well ; let him prove it: if he prove them correctly : thus developing and train then he lies. Why should you shoot one ing the voice and ear to the highest pitch another? Will that make a lie any more of perfection. The use of spelling by the honorable ?" names of letters is, to make us acquain- Cicero says, she poet-is born such; the ted with them, and the order in which they orator is made such. But reading books of are placed in the words, so as to be able, not rhetoric, and eloquent extracts-choice mor. only to read, but to write the language: sels of poetry and eloquence — will never Hence, we must become acquainted with both make one an orator : these are only the efour spoken and written language, if we fects of oratory. The cause of eloquence would avail ourselves of their wonderful ca- human mind-the true philosophy of man, and

is to be sought for, only in the depths of the pabilities, and the treusures of which they the practice of unadulterated goodness and are possessed.

truth. You must feel rightly, think wisely, 193. In partially applying this doctrine, and act accordingly : then gracefulness of we may say, B, (bib,) represents a gutteral style and eloquence will fit you; otherwise, labial sound ; 1st. C, (cent,) a dental aspi- you will be like the ass, clothed with the rate : 21. c, (clock,) a gulteral aspirate: 30. lion's skin. Accomplishment should not be e, (sacrifice,) a dental vocal consonant: 4th. an end, but a means. Seek, then, for the , (ocean,) a dental aspirate : 1st f, (if,) a sub- philosophy of oratory, where it is to be found, labial and super-dental aspirate : 20 f, (of,) a theology, and the human mind profound, if

in the study of geometry, language, physics, sub-labial super-dental, vocal : 1st g, (gem,) a posterior lingual dental vocal, terminating periods, engaging looks and gestures, which

you would attain that suavity of graceful in an aspirate; 2d g, (go,) a glottal vocal steal from men their heurts, and reason, and consonant: 30 %, (rouge,) a vocal dental as- make them, for the time being, your willing pirate: h, a pure aspirate, with open mouth captives. and throat; l, a-lingual dental; and so on to Varieties. 1. Is there any line of de the ent of our sounds, of analysis and syn- marcation between temperance and intemthesis, of which a volume might be written ; perance? 2. We rarely repent-of eating and although the writer has practiced on

too little ; but often--of eating too much. them many thousands of times, he never has 3. Truth-is clothed in white; but a lie done it once, without learning something 4. St. Augustin says, “Love God; and then

comes forth in all the colors of a rainbow.

do what you wish." 5. We must not do Notes. 1. Don't forget to understand and master every evil, that good may come of it; the means thing that relates to the subject of study and practice: the only

must answer, and correspond to-the end. royal highway to truth is the straight way. 2. Become as familiar with the sounds of our language as you are with the alphabet. 3.

6. Assumed qualities-may catch the foncy As you proceed, acnuire more ease and grace in reading and of some, but we must possess those that are speaking.

good, to fix the heart. 7. When a thing is An honest man-is still an unmoved rock,

doubtful, refer it to the Word in sincerity ; it Wash'd rhiter, but not shaken--with the shock; it is not clear to you, let it alone, for the pre Whose heart-conceives no sinister device;

sent, at least, till it is made so. Fearless--he plays with flames, and treads on ice. Mind, not money--makes the nan ,


194. Accent--means either stress, or 196. Some persons may wish for more quantity of voice, on a certain letter, or let- specific directions, as to the method of bringters in a word: it is made by concentrating ing the lower muscles into use, for producing the voice, on that particular place in the sounds, and breathing: the following will word, heavy, at first, then gliding into silence. suffice. Take the proper position, as above There are two ways of making it; first, recommended, and place the hands on the by STRESS, when it occurs on skort vowels, hips, with the thumbs on the small of the as, ink-stand: secondly, by QUANTITY, when back, and the fingers on the abdominal musit occurs on long ones; as, o-ver: i. e. when cles before ; grasp them tightly; i. e. try to the word is short, we pronounce it with press in the abdomen, and, at the same time, FORCE ; and when it is long, with QUANTI- to burst off the hands, by an internal effort, Ty, and a little force too : thus, what we lack in the use of the muscles to produce the vowin length of sound, we make up by stress, or el sounds of the following words, at, et, it, ot, force, according to circumstances. These en- ut; then leave off the t, giving the vowels gravings present to the eye an idea of accent the same sound as before: or imagine that by stress, or a concentration of voice, with you have a belt tied around you, just above more or less abruptness.

the hip bones, and make such an effort as

would be required to burst it off; do the The first-indicates that the accented vow

same in breuihing, persevere, and you will el is near the beginning of the word; as in succeed: but do not make too much effort. ric-cent, em-pha-sis, in-dus-try, on-ward, up- Proverbs. 1. A man under the influence ward : the second, that it is at, or near the of anger -- is beside himselt. 2. Poverty, with end : as in ap-pro-hend, su-per-in-tend, in-di- honesty, is preferable to riches, acquired by disvis-i-bil-i-ty. In music, the first represents honest means. 3. The wolf casts his hair, but the diminish; the second-the swell of the never changes his ferocious disposition. 4. To voice.

wicked persons--the virtue of others--is always a 195. The first use of accent-is to convert subject of envy. 5. Flies--cannot enter a mouth letters, or syllablesinto words, expressive that is shut. 6. No plea ef expediency-should of our ideas ; i. e. to fasten the letters to reconcile us to the commission of a base act. 7. gether, so as to make a word-medium for Power, unjustly obtained, is of short duration. mar ifesting our feelings and thoughts: and 8. Every mad-man-believes all other men mad. the second use is—to aid us in acquiring a kind to himself. 10. The beginning of knowledge

9. The avaricious man--is kind to none; but least distinct articulation, and melody of speech, is the fear of God. 11. Of all poverty, that of and song. Exs. 1. ACCENT BY STRESS OF

the mind-is the most deplorable. 12. He only is VOICE. He am-plį-fies his ad-ver-tise-ment, powerful, who governs himself. di-min-ish-es its im-pe-tus, and op-e-rates on

Varieties. 1. What was it—that made the ul-ti-mates. 2. The ac-cu-ra-cy of the

man miserable, and what-alone can make cer-e-mo-ny is fig-u-ra-tive of the com-pe- him happy? 2. Difidence—is the mother of ten-cy of his up-right-ness: 3. The cat-e-safety; while self-confidence-often involves pil-lar for-gets the no-bil-i-ty of or-a-to-ry us in serious difficulties. 3. He is not rich, un-just-ly; 4. The math-e-mat-ics are su- who has much, but he who has enough, and per-in-tend-ed with af-fa-bil-i-ty, cor-res- is contented. 4. It is absurd--for parents to pond-ent to in-struc-tions.

preach sobriety to their children, and yet in. Notes. 1. Observe, there are but FIVE SHORT voweis in uulge in all kinds of excess. 5. Nature our language; the examples above contain illustrations of all of never says, what wisdom cortradicts ; for them, in their alphabetical order; they are also found in these they are always in harmony. 6. Save somewords--at, et, it, ot, ut ; and tờ give them with purity, inake as thing - against a day of trouble. 7. With through you were going to pronounce the whole word, but leave off such as repent, and turn from their evils, at the t. 2. This is a very important point in our subject ; if you aud surrender their wills to the Lord's will, fail in understanding accent, you cannot succeed in emphasis. Anecdote. Holding One's Own. A very

all things they ever saw, knew, or EIFEfat man was one day met by a person whom RIENCED, shall be made, in some way or he owed, and accosted with=" How do you

other, to serve for good. do ?” Mr. Adipose replied, Pretty well ; I do remember an apothecary,I hold my own ;'-—"and mine too, to my And hereabouts he dwells,-whom late I noted sorrow,"-rejoined the creditor.

In tatter'd weeds, with overwhelming brows, Hail, to thee, filiai love, source of delight, Culling of simples ; meagre were his looks, Of everlasting joy! Heaven's grace supreme And in his needy shop-a tortoise hung. Shines in the duteous homage of a child ! Sharp misery—had worn him to the bones : Religion, manifested, stands aloft,

An alligator stuff'd, and other skins Superior to the storms of wayward fate. Of ill-skap'd fishes ; and about his shelves When children-suffer in a parent's cause, A beggarly account of empty bores, And glory~in the lovely sacrifice,

Green earthen pots, bladders, and musly seeds 'T's heavenly inspiration fills the breast- Remnants of packthread, and old cakes of rosso, Ara angels--waft their incense to the skies. Were thinly scatter'd, to make up a show.

197. Ascent is made, secondly, by Proverbs. 1. Men of limited attainmeutoQUANTITY; or prolongation of sound, with generally condemn every thing they cannot expulsive force, on long accented vowels; comprehend. 2. Wit-should flow spontaneously; which


be represented either by this en- it cannot be produced by study. 3. Buoyancy of graving

indicative of a spirit-greatly diminishes the pressure of misforcontinuous equal movement of the voice; or,

tune. 4. The surest method of being deceived in by this one,

- to consider ourselves — more cunning than which shows the swell, continuous and di- others. 5. Envious persons-always view, with minish in combination; or, the'unequal con

an evil eye, the prosperity of others. 6. It is a tinuous. Exs. 1. The a-gent, with ar-dent proof of mediocrity of intellect—to be addicted to

étory-telling. 7. When we give way to passion, aw-ful e-go-tism, i-dol-i-zed the o-di-ous 00-zy

we do every thing aniss. 8. Truth--needs 10 u-ni-form, which was fruit-ful in oi-li-ness, disguise, nor does she want embellishment. 9. A from the ou-ter-mosts. 2. The base-ment of mind diseased — cannot bear any thing harsh. the ar-mo-ry, awk-ward-ly e-qual to the i-ro- 10. Never utter what is false, nor hesitate to ny of the o-li-o, was, to the moon-shine of the speak what is true. 11. Triflesoften discover u-ni-verse, as an un-ob-tru-sive moi-e-ty of a a character-more than actions of importance. poun-cet-box.

12. The Bible—is a perfect body of divinity. 198. Prolongation of Sound. Let the pu

Body and Mind. • The science of hupil take a lesson of the ferryman. A travel- man nature-is valuable, as an introduction er arrives at the brink of a wide river, to the science of the Divine nature; for which he wishes to cross; one ferry-man is man-was made“ in the image, and after on the other side, and, by chance, one is on the likeness," of his Maker: a knowledge this side: the traveler halloos, in the com- of the former-facilitates that of the latter, mon speaking voice, using principally the and to know, revere, and humbly alore, is chest; of course his voice soon becomes dis

the first duty of man. To obtain just and sipated. He is informed that his call cannot not disconnect the object of our study, and

impartial views of human nature, we must be heard : listen to me, says this son of na- consider the mind, body, and actions, each ture; “O- -ver, O-ver, 0

by itself, but the whole man together; which ver:” making each accented vowel two sec- may be contemplated under two different onds long : try it and see ; extending your aspects, ---of spirit and of matter ; on the eye and mind at a distance; which will aid body-shines the sun of nature, and on the the prolongation.

MIND that better light, which is the true 199. In exercising on accent, for a time light: here, is a real man, having essence, at least, go to extremes, and make the ac- form, and use, which is clad in the habilicented vowels as prominent to the ear, as

ments of beauty, and majesty ; meeting us the following ones are to the eye ; a-bAse- now, and which will meet us hereafter, as a ment, im-pE-ri-ous, I-dol-ize, d-ver-throw, purely spiritual being, in every possible beaU-ti-ful, Oll-mill, OU-ter-most. Ex. stage of his future eristence. 1. The lu-na-tic a-bode at the ca-the-dral, Varieties. 1. Can we be a friend, and till the an-nun-ci-u-ilon, that the an-te-di- an enemy-at the same time? 2. Every one lu-vi-ans--had con-vey'd the hy-dro-pho-bia should be considered innocent, till he is to Di-a-na of the E-phe-sians. 2. The pa- proved guilty. 3. It is not sufficient that you tri-ots and ma-trons of the rev-o-lu-tion, by are heard, you must be heard with pleasure. their har-mo-ni-ous co-op-e-ra-tion, de 4. There is a great difference between poetry thron’d the ty-rants that were ru-ling our and rhymetry; the former grows, the latter peo-ple with an un-ho-ly rod of i-ron. -is made. 5. If your money is your God.

Anecdote. Raising Rent. “Sir, I in- it will. plague you like the Devil. 6. Order tend to raise your rent, "-—said a land-holder -is one, in revelation, man, creation, and to one of his tenants : to which he replied, the universe; each-respects the other, and

I am very much obliged to you, --for I is a resemblance of it. cannot raise it myself."

Man-is dear to man; the poorest poor Notes. 1. As vowels are either long or short, different de Long for some moments, in a weary life, grees of length do not affect any one of the long ones, so far as

When they can know, and feel, that they have been tie quality of the sound is concerned; the e in de-vise, and the o,

Themselves—the fathers, and the dealers out in do-main-are the same as to length, (not force.) as they are in che-cent, do-tard ; thus we have long cac-cented vowels, and long Of some small blessings-have been kind to such un accented ones. 2. We make accent by quantity, when the As needed kindness ;-for this single cause, accented vowels are long, and by st. 's when they are short. 8. That we have all of us a human heart. The short vowels are of the same length, but not so the long ores.

Such pleasure-is to one kind being known, Blessed is the man, Who hears the voice of nature; who, retired

My neighbor, when, with punctualcare, each week From bustling life, can feel the gladdening beam,

Duly as Friday comes, though press'd herself The hope, that breathes of Paradise. Thy deeds,

By her own wants, she, from her store of meas, Sweet Peace, are music to the exulting mind;

Takes one unsparing handful for the scrip
Thy prayer, like incense-wafted on the gale

Of this old mendicant ; and, from her épor,
Oinorning spreads ambrosia, as the cloud
Of spicy sweets-perfumes the whispering breeze,

Returning with exhilarated heart,
That scents Arabia's wild.

Sits by ber frs, and builds her hopes in heaven

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