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324 SHOUTING, or High and Loud-im Proverbs. 1. A bitter jest—15 the poison of plying force of utterance. The last words of friendship. 2. Be ever vigilant, but never suspiMarinion afford excellent means, when me- cious. 3. Cheerfulness-is periectly consistent morized, for the student to try the compass of with true piety. 4. Denonstration—is the best his voice upuards, as well as its power on mode of instruction. 5. Entertain noi sin, lest you high pitches. It is not often that these high like its company. 6. Finesse—is unworthy of a and almost screaming notes are required in liberal mind. 7. Good counsel—is above all pria. public speaking: yet, there are times, espe. 8. Henrts--may agree, tho' heais-differ. 9. Idia cially in the open air, when they may be in ness—is the parent of want, shame, and misery. Iroduced with great effect. And it is always 10. Learn to live, as you would wish to die. ii. well to have an inexhaustible capiial of voice, Content is the highest bliss. 12. Vez not yourselh as of money ; indeed, there is no danger of when ill spoken of. having too much of either, provided we make Force of Habit. Habit-hath so vast a proper use of them. In giving the word of prevalence over the human mind, that the: command, on occasions of fire, erecting build is scarcely any thing too strange, or ico ings, on the field of battle, martial exercise, strong, to be asserted of it. The story of &c., power and compass of voice are very the miser, who, from long accustoming to desirable.
cheat others, came at last to cheat himself, 325. 1. “ The war, that for a space did and with great delight and triumph picked fail, Now, trebly thundering, swell'd the his own pocket of a guinea, to convey to his gale. And (10) * Stanley!" (6) was the cry: hoard, is not impossible or improbable. In A light on Marmion's visage spread, and like manner il fares with the practisers of
fired his glazing eye : With dying hand, deceit, who, from having long deceived above his head, he shook the fragment of their acquaintance, gain at last a power of his blade, and shouted (8) “ VICTORY!" deceiving themselves, and acquire ihat very 19) CHARGE! Chester, (10) CHARGE! On, opinion, however false, of their own abili. (11) STANLEY-(12) ON!"(3) Were the res, excellences, and 'virtues, into which last words of Marmion. 2. (6) LIBERTY ! they have for years, perhaps, endeavored 10 (8) FREEDOM! (5) TYRANNS is dead! betray their neighbors. (6) Run (7) HENCE! PROCLAIM it about the
Varleties. 1. Eternity, (wrote a deaf STREETS!
3. The combat deepens: (1) and dumb boy,) is the lifetime of the Deity. "ON! ye BRAVE! Who rush-0 (6) GLO: 2. No evil can be successfully combatted, or RY, -or the (3) grave; (9) WAVE-Munich! removed, but from the opposite good, from a all ihy (10) BANNERS wave! (8) And charge desire for it, and an attachment to it; i. e. with all thy (3) CHIVALRY.".
till the mind is perfectly willing to relinquish $26. CONSTITUTIONAL Law, in its er- lihe evil. 3. A man's ruling love-governs tended sense, includes the study of the con- him ; because, what he loves, he continues slitutions, or fundamental laws of the vari. 10 will. 4. Sweet harmonist, and beautiful ous Nations: i. e. the structure, and mechan. as sweet, and young as beautiful, and soft as ism of their government, and the appoint, young, and gay as soft, and innocent as gay. ments, powers, and dutics of their officers. 5. Had Cæsar genius? he was an orator. The United Stales Constitutional Law, may ad Cæsar judgment ? he was a politician! be considered under five different heads; Had Cæsar valor? he was a conqueror! viz: Legislative Power, Executive Power, Had Cæsar fecling ? he was a friend! 6. Judicial Power, Slate Righis Restrictions Music is one of ihe sweetest flowers of the and United States Statutes and Treaties. intellectual garden; and, in relation to is The Legislative power is vested in a Con power-lo exhibit the passions, it may be gress, consisting of a Senate and House of called-lhe universal language of nature. Representatives, elected by the people, or 7. Whatever the immediate cause may be, their Slate Legislatures; the Executive pow. the effect is so far good, as men cease to do er, in a Presilent, who holds his oflice four evil, they learn to do well. years; the Judicial power, in a Supreme Court, which consists of one Chief Justice, a perilous life, and sal-as life may be, and eight Associate Justices, and in such lath the lone fisher-on the lonely sea; inferior courts, as Congress may ordain, or establish. State rights and restrictions--are For some poor pittance, e'er compelled to rosen!
In the wild walers laboring, far from horne, powers not delegated by the Constitution 10 The United States, nor prohibited by it to the Few friends to cheer him—in his dangerous lic, Stales, but reserved to the States, respecto | Companion of the sea and silent air,
And none to aid him in the stormy szife. ively, or 10 the people. Anecdote. Parience. A youth, who was
The lonely fisher thus must trer fare; a pupil of Zeno, on his return home, was ask. Without the comfort. hore--with scarce a friend ed by his father, - what he had learned ?" He looks through life, and only sees--its end! The lad replied, " that will appear hereaf. “ Thou art, O God! the life and light ler." On this, the father, being enraged, beat Of nll this wondrous world we see; his son; who, bearing it patiently, and with. Its glow by day, i1s smile hy night, out complaining, said, " This have 1 learn Are but reflections--caught from thee! w, to endure a parent's anger."
Where'er we turn, thy glories shine,
And all things bright and fair--are thine."
3:27. SPEAKING TE GACNTLET. Wet Proverb. 1. Soft hands, and soft brainshave all heard of the practice, that prevails ponerally go together. 2. Let tiine be the judge, among some tribes of Indians, called "Tun- and common sense the jury. 3. Cherish an ar. ning the gaunilet;" when a company ar deni love of melure and of art. 4. The region range themselves in two rows, a lew yards beyond the grave, is not a solitary one. 5. Each apart, and their prisoner is obliged to run night-is the past day's funeral: and each mornbetween them; when each ihrows hi: haicher is resurrection. 6. Better be exalted by humility, at him ; and if he passes through without than brutazh! Poem by erntezlion. 7. Tight-lacingbeing killed, he is permitted to live. In this is a gradual suicide, and tends to enkindle imimportant exercise, here recommended, each pure desires. 8. Good manners--are always bemember of the class, after making some coming. 9. The caniird man has nothing to corproficiency, memorizes and recites, a strong ceal; he speaks poihing but truth. 10. Plato and powerful sentence, and the others try to suid-read much; but read not many books. 11. put out, or break down, the one that is Marry in haste; repent at leisure. 12. If you will speaking, by all sorts of remarks, sounds, looks, and actions; tho' without touching
101 keep, you cannot have. 13. Prune oll' useless
branches. him: and the gauntlet speaker, girds up the lains of his mind, and epdeavors to keep the learn 10 tolerate nothing ancient, that reason
Government. It is time that men should fourtain of feeling higrer than the streams : and so long, he is safe; but alas for hix, does not respect, and to shrink from no nov
It is that shrinks into himself, and yields to his elty, to which reason may conduct. opporrents.
time that the human powers, so lorg occu
pied by subordinate objects and inferior arts, But this,--and ills sererer-he sustains;
should mark the commencement of a new As gold-the fire, and, as unhurt remains :
tra in history, by giving birih to the art of Wen most reviled, alho he feels the smrt, It wöhes—10 NoelUR deeds--the wounded heare improving government, and increasing the
civil hippiness of mil. It is time, that le The motle mind--unconscious of a fault, gislators, instead of that narrow and dasNo fortuns froun--can bend, or smiles-eyn!: Tardly Cons!ing, which never ventures to Like the firm rock--that in mid-ocean-braves lose sicrhat of usage and precedent, should, The war of whirlwints, and the dash of wires : guided by the polurily of reason, hazard a Or, lik, a touer--he lifts his head on high boller ravigation, and discover, in unex. Anil fortune's arrows-far below hin fly. plored regions, the treasure of public fili
MOUTHING. Some-- think that roly. words are rendered more distinct, ioline Varieties. 1. Did not Mr. Pilt, by the assemblies, by dwelling longer on the syllu- force of bis eloquenre raise himself to bo blaz; others, that it adds to the pomp and the prime miaster of England ? 2. A rich Bleuri'y of pilie cechumatis, manis 3 17!--gerrally bring-where his therillin't every thing must be diferent futher li fi uti; aŭ rrirls-where his father ir in private din course. This is one of t!« con il-punts. 3 A proneness to talk viinithe singer and is called the trial iss pers0*42. ined of this, indicates a in opinion to what is natural by "introw, and supiicilmird. pin, los or the tongie," Shak«peare proudly The sor1? -may scorn me, if wey choose; I care incan: the bounding of the voice frein are
Duil til for vir grožinys: I may wink centio accent; trippingly along froin koond Formaments; hat I rise agad na nor sırak to word, without resting on syllables liyik
I'rom ons what the futiful heart inspires · Wy. And, lov "mouthing," dwelling on xulluble, that have no accini, and oilsin!
I will 10! 10!!,7 faimn. nor riou h. nor wrink
Ar whatli ohi mountd wealth, or power desires; ferri tore to be pronounced as quickly as in
I have a LOL TER am- oui ch my soul asp:res. conei vient with a proper anunciari. Avoid au artificial air, and hold, as it were, the
Be humblem-leam thrself to scan; mirror ip to nature. See the difference in Kno---PRDE-WuSever made for man. the following, by pronouncing them wih|6. Where there is emulation--there will he the aceent, extending thro' the while worl, ranily; and where there is ranily, there in a duwling tone, and then giving them will be fully. 7. Each man has his proper pripily: con-jec-ture, en-crouch-ment. hum. standard to fight under, and his peculiar duty pi-ness, grat-i-tude, for-111-nale-ly; which to perform: one trike's efiicp-is not that is very far from true solemnity, which is in of another: neither is the inheritance tho the spirit; not alone in the manner.
same. Anecdote. A student in college-carried I wonder--by the moun'nin's side, a manuseript poum, of his own composition, Whose peaks-rilect the paring day, so his tutor, for his inspection. The fu'or, Or stoop-10 view the rire glide after looking it over, inquired the author's In silvery ripples-on its iray. gason, for beginning every line with a capi. The hurf is green, the sky is blue, tal letter, . Because it is poetry,' said ihe
The somre trees-in silence rest, student. ** It is!" said the teacher, “I de.
Save where a songslet-rustles throngh dirc, I should no: have thought it."
The drooping Solinge-to his nest; P'y forquent use Errerirse--ans its grorth, Yet one thing--wants the pilgrim thereBu: k nou!alge--dies froin laziness and sloth
A kindred soul, the scene to share.
3:29. Revision. Before entering on a con-1 Proverbs. 1. Pride-s the greatest enemy Rideration of the Inflectime, and other higher 10 reason; and discretion-the great oppos.ie i modifications of voice, the pupil is again car- pride. 2. The wise-shape their appa:el to the nestly solicited-to review all the principles, body; the proud-shape their body to their appathat have been brought forward; especially tel. 3. A sound and vigorous mind, in a heaithy all that relates to Accent, Pauses, Empursis, tody, is an inraluable possession. 4. E.rperience
is the mother of the arts. 5. He, is never tired or and the alphabet of music, or the eight notes; and, in this revision, be careful not to con- listening, who wishes to gaill knowledge. 6. Bet
ter consider for a day, than repent for a year. 7. found one principle with another; as stress
Economy—is the foundation of liberality, and the with quantity, high sounds with loud ones, and low ones with feeble. Remember, that would be decent, clean, and healthy. 9. The pain
parent of independence. 8. Use no lobacco, if you stress is a quick blow, or ick-lils of the voice; of literature is more difficult, than that which leads quantity-length of sound; high sounds-on, 10 fortune. 10. That which is well done, is nice or above the sixth note; loud ones-halloo. done. 11. Of a little--ake a little. 12. A hasty ing; low sounds-on, or below the third note; man--never wants uoe. feeble ones, softly, as from weakness. Prac
Providence. If a man lets his hand lie tice the examples, till you make them fit you, in the ise, it is highly probable Providence and produce on yourselves and others, the de- will ordain it to be frozen; or if he holds it sired etlects.
in the fire, to be burnt. Those who go to seu, 330. I came to the place of my birth, and Providence will sometimes permit to be said; “ The frien ls of my youth-where we trouned; those, on the other hand, who ne
And echo answered, -"Where?" ver quit dry ground, Providence will hardly 2. When the Indians were solicited to emi- susier to perish in the su. It is therefore grate to the West, they replied; Whut! shall justly said, “ Help yourself, and Heuren will we say, to the bones of our fathers- Arise! help you.” The truth is, that God has helped and go with us into a foreign land? us fiom the begimning; the work of the The truly lovely
master is completed; and, so far as it was Are not the fair, who loast but of outrond grace, intended to be so, perfect; it requires, thereThe nought, but beautiful of form and face; fore, no further extraordinary aids and corThey-are the lovely-THEY, in whom unite, slight, rections from above; its further development Earth's Heeting charms-with virtue's HEAVENLY and improvement in this world is placed in Who, tho' they wither,-yet, with fuded blooin- our own huniis. We may be goo-l or vad, Bear their all of sweetness-to the tomb,
vie or foolish, not always perhaps in the Notes. 1. Such is the careless and ignorant manner in degree which we, as in lividuals, might which may have been permitted to come up, ir stead of leing choose, were our wills perfectly free, but so brought up, that it will cofen be found vecessary to use a variety of far as the state of the human ruce, immemeans to become divered of lad halus and their consequences. 2. Protatly the lungs suffer more than any other part of the diately preceiling us, has formed us to decide. body, by being compelup in a small cavity. To enlarge the chest,
Varieties. 1. Is animal, or hilman magsite-2 ise, frac'ice the eleva'ics of the ellows to a berrizontal plane nudism, true? 2. When the spirit is delernearly lesel with the shoulders, and commence geully tapping the breast between the shoulders, the ends of the fingers of both hands mined, it can do almost anything; therefore, being nearly together; and then, during the exercise, strike lack never yield to discourugement in doing, or from the sternum toward each shoulder, drawing the ban is far. getting, what is good and true. 3. What ther and farther apart, till the ends of the fingers reach the armpits
, and even out on the arm, without depressing the ellows: tem tation is greater, than permitting young try it, and you will see and knoro.
persons, and especially young men, in this Anecdote. Flying To; not From. Some degenerate u orlil, to handle much money,
4. Exhibit such an years ago, a person requested permission of the that is not their own. Bishop of Salisbury, in England, to fly from example in your dress, conversatin, and the spire of his church. The good bishop, temper, as will be worthy of imitatin. 5. with an anxious concern for the man's spiri- We often hear it said, “that people, and tual, as well as lemporul safety, told him, he things, are chungel." Is it not our!! ** was very welcome to fly to the church; but that have changed? The heart-makes oll he would encourage no one to fly from it. around, a mirror of itself.
Springs from the silent conuesi of ourselves,
And, without that the conqueror is nougii, Mingling with her thoa lor"sl-in fields of light;
But ihe first slare.
7. Every word, spoken from ollection, leaves There shall thy wings, rich as an evening shy,
an everlusting impression in the mind; every Erpand-and shut-in silent ecstasy.
thought, spoken from anection, becomes a Yer, wer ihou once a rorm, a thing, that cropt
living creation; and the same also, if not (u the bare earth, then wrought a lomb, and supe; spoken,-fil be fully asiented to by the mind, And suck-is nan : son, from his cell of clay, When the stem dies, the iras, ihai grew to burst a scrapin the blaze f day.
Out of its heart, must perish too.
331. Every emotion of the mind has its Proverbs. 1 I wise governor, wi uld rather own external manifestution; so that no one preserve peace. th ngan a victory. 2. liig emotion can be accommodated to unother. sometimes a benefit to grant favors, and at other Observe the native eloquence of a hungry :mes, to deny theo 3. An angry person is alt child, when asking for a piece of bread and gry with himself, w en he returis to reason. 4. butter ; especially, the third or fourth time ;
Wherever you are, conform to the usual cusand mark its emphasis, and tones: also the toms and manners of ole country. 5. To encourago qualities of voice, with which it expresses its the unworthy, is 10 ff.nole vice. 6. Ingratitu **
to the benerolent--generally ends in disgracs. 7 gries, anger, joy, &c. The manner of each
Esteem virtue, tho' in a foe: abhor rice, tho' in a passion is entirely different ; nor does it ever friend. 8. The more one speaks of himself, tbs apply one for another; indeed, children in less willing is he, to hear annher talked about their own efforts, always make the proper 9. Nature is always content with herself. 1.L emphasis, inflections, and gestures; and they Form your opinions of a person, Ly his questions, are graceful in all, when under the sole influ- rather than by his answers. i. Ser--can wisence of nature. Thus, from nature, uneo- dom-c'er reside, with passich, ei, hate, or phistocated, may be derived the whole art of pride? 12. In a cnm seo, erery n an le pilot. 13 speaking. The author is free to acknow- A good life--keeps off wrinkles. ledge, that he has learned more about true Debt. There is nothing--more in be eloquence, from children, and the Indians, dreaded, than debt: when a person, whose and his consequent practice, than from all principles are good, unhappily falls into this other sources.
situation, adieu to all peace and comfort 333. CICERO-copied, and imitated, every The reflection imbitters every meal, and body; he was the very mocking-bird of el-drives from the eyelils refreshing sleep. II oquence, which is his greatest distinction, corrodes and cankers every cheerful idea and glory: for who so various as he ; who so and, like a stern Cerberus, guards each aven sweet, so powerful, so simply eloquent, or so nue to the heart, so that pleasure does not magnificently flowing, and each, and all, by approach. Happy! thrice happy ! are those, turns? His mind was a perfect pan-hurmon- who are blessed with an independent compe icon. Your original writer,-your original tence, and can confine their wants within tho character, has no sympathies ; he is heart-bounds of that competency be it what it may nound, brain-bound and lip-bound; he is tru. To such alone, the bread ar life is palatabla ly an oddity; he is like no-body, and no-body and nourishing. Sweet is 'n morsel, that is is like him ; he reeds on self-adoration, or acquired by an honest indury, the produce the adulation of fools ; who mistake the ora- of which is permanent, or thu flows from a cles of pride and vanity, for the inspirations source which will not fail. A subsistence, ot geni:18.
that is precarious, or procured by an uncer. 33:3. There are some, even in this enlight- tain prospect of payment, carries neither ened age, who affect to despise the acquisi- | wine nor oil with it. Let me, therefore, aguin tion of elocution, and other important and repeat, that the person, who is deeply involon useful accomplishments; but such persons ed in debt, experiences, on earth, all the torare generally very awkward themselves, and tures, the poets describe to be the lot of the dislike the appliculion and practice, that are wretched inhabitants of Tatarus. necessary to render them agreeable and im
Varieties. 1. Is not a want of purity pressive speakers. It is an old alage—that the cause of the fickleness of mankind ? 2. muny--despise that, which they do not pos
A man's character is like bis shudoro; sess, and which they are too indolent to at- which sometimes follows, and at others, pre tuin. Remeinber the fox and the grapes.
cedes him; and which is occasionally longer, Anecdote. A colonel was once compolaining, that from the ignorance, and inat- or shorter, than he is. 3. Almiration-sigtention of the officers, he was obliged to do the nifies the reception and acknowledgment of whole duty of the regiment. Said he, “I am should have good roads, if all the sinners
a thing, in thought, and affection. 4. Wo my own captain, my own lieutenant, my own cornet, and "Your own trumpeter,"
were set to mend them. 5. The world is a
hire, that affords both sweets, and poisons, said a lady present. NOW came still evening on, and troilight gray
with many empty combs. 6. All earthly enHal, in her sober livery, all things clad.
joyments are not what they appear ; thereSilence-accompanied; for beari, and bird,
fore, we should discriminate ; for some are They, to their grassy auch, these--to their nest
sweet in hopes, but, in fruition, sour. 7. Or. Were sunk, all, but the wakeful nightingale ; She, all night long, her amorous dcrcant sungi
der-is the sweetest, most pacific, regular, Silence- was pleas'd, Now glow'd the firmament and delightful melody: the first motion is With living sapphire: Isporur, that led
one, and the end is one: the final end is the The starry bost, rode brightest ; till the moon,
similitude of the beginning.
Sds, alone, in nature-rooted fash,
Attends us first, and leaves us--lasi.
834. INFLECTIONs. These are the rising Proverbs. 1. As you sow, you shall reap. and falling slides of the voice, terminating 2. Betray no trusl, and divulge 10 secret. 3. Chida on a higher, or lower pitch, than that on not seretely, nor punish hastily. 4. Despise nono, which it commenced; being continuous from and despair of none. 5. Envy camot see; igno the radical, or opening fullness of voice, to rance cannot judge. 6. Gossiping and lying, gethe ranish, or terminating point; and not nerally go hand in hand. 7. He, who swears, discrete, as the seven nwtes are.
In the in- distrusis his owu word. 8. It is not easy to loro tonations, the voice steps up or down, by those, whom we do not esteem. 9. Labor bringe discrete degrees; but in the inflections, it pleasure ; idleness-rain. 10. Many a true word
is spoken in jest. 11. He who serres-is not fres glides up or down, by continuous degrees. 12. First come, first served. 13. When gold speaks, The piano, organ, &c., give discrete degrees; all tongues are silent. the harp, riolin, &c., continuous degrees.
Anecdote. Don't know him. Lord Nel3:35. Tire following sentences may be read, son, when a boy, being on a visit to his aunt's. with either the falling, or the rising inflec-went one day a hunting, and wandered se tion; and the pupil should determine, from far, that he did not return, till long after dark. the sense, &c., the object of the question. 1. Is The lady, who was much alurmed by his abnot good reading and speaking a very rare sence, scolded him severely; and among other attainment ? 2. How are we to recover from things said; I wonder Feur did not drive you the effects of the fall? 3. Are we natually home. “Fear,” replied the lad, “I don't inclined to evil or good? 4. Is it possible for know him." man to save himself? 5. Who is entitled to
Progress of Society. Whoever has althe more honor, Columbus, or Washington ? tentively meditated-on the progress of the 6. Which is the more useful member in so-human race, cannot fail to discern, that there wely, the farmer, or the mechanic? 7. Ought is now a spirit of inquiry amongst men, there to be any restrictims to emigration ? which nothing can stop, or even materially 8. Will any one, who knows his own heart, control. Reproach and obloquy, threats and trust himself?
persecution, will be in vain. They may im3:36. The inflections — may, perhaps, be bitter opposition and engender violence, but better understood, by contrasting them with they cannot abate the keenness of research. the monotone ; which is nearly one continued There is a silent march of thought, which no sound, without elevation, or depression, and power can arrest, and which, it is not difficult may be represented by a straight horizontal | to foresee, will be marked by important events line, thus ;
In the use of the Mankind were never before in the situation in inftections, the voice departs from the mono- which they now stand. The press has been wone, and its radical, in a continued elevation operating upon them for several centuries, or depression, two, three, five, or eight notes, with an influence scarcely perceptible at its according to the intensity of the affirmation, commencement, but by daily becoming more interrogation, command, petition, or nega- palpable, and acquiring accelerated force, it tion; which are the five distinctive attributes is rousing the intellect of nations; and happy of the vital parts of speech.
will it be for them, if there be no rash inter 337. SOME OF MAN'S CHARACTERISTICS. ference with the natural progress of knowHis position is naturally upright ; he has free ledge; and if by a judicious and gradual use of both hands: hence, he is called the adaptation of their institutions to the inevitonly two-handed animal: the prominence of able changes of opinion, they are sared from his chin, and the uniform length of his teeth, those convulsions, which the pride, prejudices are peculiar: he is, physically, defenceless, and obstinacy of a few may occasion to the having neither weapons of attack nor of de
whole. fence : his facial angle is greater than that
Varieties. 1. A good wife — is like a of any other animal; being from 70° to 90°: snuil. Why? Because she keeps in her own he has generally the largest brains: he is the house: a good wife is not like a snail. Why? only animal that slerps on his back : the only Because she does not carry her all on her one that laughs and weeps ; the only one back: a good wife is like a town clock. that has an articulate language, expressive Why? Because she keeps good time: 1 of ideas : and he is the only one endued with good wife is not like a town clock. Why! reason and moral sense, and a capacity for Pecause she does not speak so loud, that all religion ; the only being capable of serving the town can hear her: a good wife is like an God intelligibly.
echo. Why? Because she speaks when & Thy soul-was like a star-and dwelt apart;
ken to: a good wife is not like an echo. Why' T'hou hadst a roice-whose sound was like the sea, Because she does not tell--all she hears. Pure--as the naked hearens, majestic. free.
Ye maidens fair-consider well, So didst thou travel--on life's common way,
And look both shrevod, and sly, In cheerful godliness; and yel-thy heart
Ere rev'rend lips, make good the knol, The lowoliest dutieso berself did lay.
Your lecth-will ne'er untie