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353. PIECEDING PRINCIPLES. The sooner Proverbs. 1. Presercance-Overcomis !! the pupil begins to rely upon his own re-1c2":"its. 2. Instruction, ly eram c. is quick sources and experience, the betler; and he and iffertual. 3. We are only in the morning should not for et, that he must make himse's starlig.it of the arts and sciences. 4. Knowirigente an elocutionist. Hence, the importance of not o'tmined in a moment. 5. Apollo's low-was his seeing, rutional!?', and filling, in his in- not alrrays lent. 6. Reason-is not the test of moet soul, the truíh, or falsehood, of the Truth: it is only the organ throug's which we see
truh. 7. No one is so well qualified 10 rule, as principles here unfolding. Let every exam
he. who brow's how to obey. 8. Beauty-is like pile be thorouhiy mastered; and, to prevent the flower of spring: bu virtue---s The the stars the growth of bad habits, in reunding, spahi-oi herren. 9. Vain persons are fom or fine things ing and singing, let him often rericu"; as
10. Respert, and contmpt spoil many a one. we!! as pay special attention to the variet:es Som--outlive their reputation. 12. When surtom of illustration, that are to be found on every is aserp, wake it noi. pare.
Laconics. And what was it, fellow-citi353. 1. It is too lato-to urge objection.zens, which gave to our La Fayette his spoiagainst univer: al elucation; for the fountains less fime? The love of liverly. Witt-has of the great deep--are broken up, and a consecrated his memory in the hearts of tlood of information, (4) theologiral, (5) scien- good men? The love of liberty. Ithut -tific, (1) civil, and (6) literary, is carrying all nerved his yout! txi! arm with strength, and before it; filling up tre valleys, and scaling inspired him in t., norning of liis days, with the (6) MOUNTALX-tops: a spirit of inquir! sagacity and count'? The living love up has gone forth, and sits brooling-on the liberty. To what did he sacrifice pourr, mind of man. 2. Music-should be cultivat- and country, and freedoin ilkelf: To the ed, not as a mere general gratification; but, horror of licentiousness; to the sanctity of as a means of elenting, and improving the flections; enno'ling, purifying, and exult- pliilted failh; to the love of liberty protected
by lau'. Thus, the great principle of your ing, the whole mon. 3. Duwe--of a remorse!ess thirst for the acquisition of riches; the great principle of the uge, was the rule of
revolutionary futhers, of your pilgrim sincs, rather--than delirer up yourself in execrable
his life: The Lure of liberty- protected by devotion to Mummon, mount the luller of
lai. the most dangerous ambition, even tho it were planted on the precipice, and leaned addresses of a gentleman, who is in the Ha
Varieties. 1. When a lady receives the against a clow). 351. Political Puilosophy — includes wat extent lis proteslutims should be set
bit of tippling, how is she to determine, to all theories and general ricus of government, down to himnie's, and how much passed to the with a description of the firms, and the prin- credit of arleni pirits? In other words, how ciples on which they are foundeid, and the much is of lore, and how much of okcokel? woles in which they are administered. This suppose she test it, by the pledge of total a'study rests on the basis of natural law, or
slircuce.? justice; and Herefore, presupposes a knowlede of thing; it requires enlarged and elt
'Tis not the fare -- tis not the form.-
TiK lot the heart-lowever varm; vated views of human nature, and the
TL is not these, thio' all combined. constitution of society; with the means by
That was true love :-it is the mind which virtue may be difiseeil, justice enforced, and order preserved throu, hout the Cansiil'ou believe thy prophet-for, what is more) community: it is alike important to the hut Puwet. ulicli made thee. (*) AND thy propheta statoman, the legisli.tor, and the private of seres faith, given to the royal Greele?
Il'ill (with impunity.) let pass that breach ci'izen.
How 3 po! how (6) rich! how (4) aljert ! Anecdote. Torerid's Ojinion of Surry View gierzust! kw (4) complicate! hf.vraj seonderful in cas ork. As he was standing, one day, near the How (63 ya sirig, H, who made him such! auch door of a printing-ofl re, he heard some C'estired in lis Dake--such strange ext. mer! dreadful volleys of ouths and arts from a Ilhat car preserve my life? or wat destroy? pubic house oprost', anci, buttoning his A. 6) arre's an-can't match me in m inis grave:
Legions of aurels-can't coifure ne there, pocket up before he went in the strect, he said
My mother's voice! how often--creeps to the corkmen near him, “I always do this
Its cadence-o'er my lonely hours, whenever I hear men scur, as I think that
Like kerling-sent ou wings of sleep, any one, who can take Gol's name in vain,
Or dere --to the imconscious flowers. can also steal, or do anything else that is bud."
I can't forget her melting prayer, Hope, of all paselona, most befriends us here:
Even while my pulses--mudly fly;
And in the sull, unbroken air,
Annars, and sin, and manhool fee,
Aud teate me--at iny moth't's kuee!
355. These Inflections may pass through Proverbs. 1. An eril hea.t-can make any 2, 3, 5, or 8 notes, according to the intensity doctrine false, in its own view. 2. Bart books of the feeling. Ex. 1. “Do you say, that|1 1'3] are fountains of rice. 3. Comply cheerfully, whep can learn to sing! 2. Do you suy that (1 1'5] necessity enjoins it. 4. Despair-blunts the edge can learn to sing? 3. What! do you say of industry. 5. Double-dealing-is the index of a that [1 I' 8) can learn to sing?" Reverse the base spirit. 6. Every vice wars against nature. 7. inflection; begin at the top, and go down. Friendship-is often stronger than kindred 4. He said [8 “T1) can learn to sing, not Good intentions--will not justify ecil actions. 9. you'.” Thus, you see that the voice may tion. 10. Mental giîs--ojien hide bodily infirmi
In order to learn, we must pay undivided attenstep up or down, by discrete degrees, or glite ries. 11. Lawing-js very cosily. 12. The world up and down, by continuous degrees. 5. is his, who enjoys it. 13. Porerty—is often an "To whom the goblin, full of wrath, replied:
evil counsellor. (1) Art thou that (3) traitor (4) angel? (3) art th x he who first broke peace in heaven, and
Despotism. All despotism, whether (6) faith, till then (8) UN BROKEN? (9) BACK usurped or hereditary, is our abhorrence. to thy punishment-false fugitive, and to We regard it as the most grievous wrong thy speed add wings; lest with a whip of and insult to the human race. But, towards scorpions, I pursue thy ling'ring; or with the hereditary despot-we have more of conone stroke of this dart, strange horror seize passion than indignation. Nursed and bro't thee, and pangs unfelt before.” In speaking up in delusion, worshiped from his cradlie, this sentence, use all the eight notes.
never spoken to in the tone of fearless truth, 356. In reading the first example, the taught to look on the great mass of his fellow
beings as an inferior race, and to regard des voice glides from the first to the third note; potism as a law of nature, and a necessary because there is no feeling : in reading the second, the voice glides from the first to the element of social life; such a prince, whose
education and condition almost deny him the fifth note; because there is some feeling, and
possibility of acquiring healthy moral feeling consequent earnestness ; and in the third and manly virtue, must not be judged severe example, the voice glides from the tonic, to ly. Still, in absolving the despoi—from much the octave; because there is a great deal of of the guilt, which seems at first, to attach to feeling: in the fourth example, the voice be- his unlawful and abused power, we do not gins at the top, or eighth note, and glides the less account despotism a wrong and a down to the first; because there is a consequent change of thought and action. In the curse. The time for its fall, we trust, is com
ing. It cannot fall too soon.
It has long fifth example, the voice commences at 1, in enough wrung from the laborer his hard a harsh tone, and goes on gradually ascend- earnings; wong enough squandered a naing to angel; then it recedes, and then goes tion's wealth on its purasites and minions ; on rising still higher on faith, and highest on long enough warred against the freedom of unbroken; when it begins to descend, in an the mind, and arrested the progress of truth unyielding and gradual way, to the close, in It has filled dungeons enough—with the bruve & manner that no words can describe.
and good, and shed enough of the blood of pa357. Do not the bees, (says Quintillian) trints. Let its end come. It cannot come too cxtract humey from very different flowers and soon. juices? Is it any wonder that Ewquenze,
Varieties. 1. What is elucalion, and what (which is one of the greatest gifts heaven has are the best means for obtaining it? 2. Why given to man,) requires many aris to perfect are diamonds valuable? because of their it ? and tho' they do not appear in an ora- scarcity? 3. Why are professional men intion, nor seem to be of any 1180, they never- afferent poets? is it because, as the boundar theless ailord an inward supply of strength, ries of science enlarge, the empire of imo2nd are silently felt in the mind: without gination is diminished? 4. In what does all these a man may be eloquent, but I wish true honor consist? 5. Tamerlane boasted, to form an orator ; and none can be said to that he governed men by four great arts ; have all the requisites, while the smaliest viz: bribery, amusement, dirersion, and suso thing is wanting.
pense: are there no Tamalanes now, think Anecdote. Good Works. The Russian you! 6. Is there any alliance between geembassador at Paris, made the Abbe L'Epee nius and poverty? 7. If we leave the path a visit, and offered him a large sum of mo- of duty, shall we not be liable to run into the ney through the munilicence of the empress. path of danger? 8. Are there pot some, The Abbe declined, saying, “ I receive gold who would make void the word of God, by of no one; but if the empress will send me their own traditions? 9. Is it not a most i deuf and dumb person to cilucate, I shall important part of a teacher's duty, to imbue consider it a more fullering mark of dis. the minds of his pupils, with the love of all viclwn."
goodness and Iruth?
Make -and maintain the balance of the mind.
358. The Inflections have great influence Proverbs. 1. The best way to see Divine in expressing, or perverting the sense, ac- light-is to put out our own. 2. The proud-cording as they are correctly or incorrectly shall be abased; but the humble-shall be ezaltea. made. 1. In the retirement of a CÒLLEGE 3. As long as you and truth agree, you will do - I am unable to suppress evil thoughts ; how well
. 4. No one is born for himself alone, but difficult then, to do it, amidst the world's for the world. 5. Rely not too much on the templations! 2. The man who is in the torches of others; light one of your own. 6. daily use of ardent (6) spirits, (4) if he Divest yourself of envy, and la y asice ail unkind should not become a (3) drunkard, (6) is feelings. 7. If youth knew what age would in dange: of losing his (5) health, and (6) speaker, without energy, is like a lifeless stał uo.
crave, it would both crave and suve. character. The rising inflection on drunkard, 9. Deep-and intense feeling-lie at the root of would imply that he must become one, to eloquence. 10. Condemn no one, without a can preserve his health and character.
did hearing. 11. Think more, and speak less. 359. Apply the principles to the follow- 12. Follow the dictates of reason. ing, according to the feelings and thoughts, Half-Murder. That father, says the and their objects. 1. But (5) mercy — is (6) learned Baudier, who takes care to feed and above-this sceptred sway; (4) it is enthron- clothe his son, but neglects to give him such ed in the (5) hearts of kings; it is an (6) accomplishments as befit his capacity and attribute--(1) of God himself.
rank in life, is more than half his murderer; Love, hope,--and joy, fair Pleasure's smiling train;
since he destroys the better part, and but con Hate, fear, and gruel, the family of Pain; These, mixed with art, and in due bounds con Ened,
tinues the other to endure a life of shame. Of all the men we meet with, nine out of ten
are what they are, good or evil, izseful or not, How to make madness-beautiful, and cast,
by their education; it is that, which makes (O'er erring deeds, and thoughts,) a heavenly kue
the great difference in mankind: the little, or of words, like sunbeams, dazzling (as they passed,) The eyes, which o'er them shed tears, feelingiy, and fast.
almost insensible, impressions on our tender Thy words-had such a melting flow,
infancy, have very important and lasting And spoke of truth--so sweetiy well,
consequences. They dropped-(like heaven's serenest snow,) Varieties. 1. Send your son into the
And all was (6) brightness,-where they fello world with good principles, good habits, and 360. INDUCING Disease. There is no a good education, and he will work his way. doubt, that the seed of a large number of dis- 2. How absurd to be passionate yourself, and eases are sown in childhood and youth; and expect others to be placid. 3. Why is swearespecially in our progress in obtaining what ing--like a ragged coat? because it is a is called, an EDUCAtion. The bad habits of very bad habit. 4. Can there be any rirtre, position in and out of school, and our un- without true piety? 5. Why is rebellion healthy mode of living, contribute very es-like dram-drinking? because it is inimical sentially to the promotion of various diseases; to the constitution. 6. Why do white sheep particularly, dyspepsia, liver and lung com
-furnish more wool than black ones? beplaints, and headaches. Hence, we cannot cause there are more of them. 7. Why is one be too watchful against sitting in a crooked who is led astray, like one who is governed position, nor too prudent in eating, drink- by a girl? Do you give it up? because he ing, and sleeping, as well as in our clothing, is misled, (Miss-led.) 8. Ought there not to and our loiging apartments. Let us put be duties on imported goods, to encourage forth every effort in the performance of our domestic manufactures? 9. Are not physics duties, be they physical, intellectual, or moral and metaphysics inseparably joined ? if so,
Anecdote. A Swiss Retort. A French what is the connecting link? 10. Is it right, officer, quarrelling with a Swiss, reproached under any circumstance, to marry for moneyja aim with his country's vice of fighting on
11. Is it right to imprison for debt? either side for money; "while we French. I can find comfort-in the words and looks men," said he, "fight for honor.” “Yes, sir,"
of simple hearts and gentle souls; and I replied the Swiss, “ every one fights for that can find companionship--in ancient books, le most wants.”
When, lonely, on the grassy hills I lie,
Under the shadow-of the tranquil sky; Called a blessing to inherit,
I can find music-- in the rushing brooks, Bless, and richer blessings merit:
Or in the songs, wh ch dwell among the trees, Crive, and more shall yet be given:
And come in snatehes--on the summer breeze. Lore, and serre, and look for Heaven.
I can find treasure-in the leafy shorocre, Would being end-with our expiring breath, Which, in the merry autumn time, will fall; How soon misfortune would be puffed away! And I can find strong love-in buds and flowers, A trifling shock--shrives us to the dust; And beauty-in the moonlight's silent hours. But the existence-of the immortal soul,
There's nothing, nature gives, can fail to please Futurity's dark road--perplexes still.
For there's a common joy- pervading all
31. A speakmy--in2y calculate, before Proverhe. 1. New tires, demand new measland, (so far as !!?? un agency is conerned, Yres, and new zen. 2. Prids--pither finde a de. and other things dias cois!) the way it of'a sert, or mvkes one. 3. Want of feeling, is one of pertall furt, lyy aloin the x11.00 to tlie the worst faults of elucution. 4. Hie, thatentches at mater, as well as a fuiler can in raising a
more than belants to him, deserves to lose what
he has. 5. Dans--associate us with the think.67"op)by usin; the proper mtuns.
6. stringed instrument, when touclied at given ind, and give us the material of thought. prints, infallibly produces certain tunes; 60,
Either be sileri, or speak wist is bitter than sithe human mind, when touched by certain lence. 7. H, who rewolves to amend, hus Givd, motretations, and corresponding sentimento, have a thung kopi seeret, never ulit; and if you
and all good Loings, on his side. 8. Ilyon world as infallibly receives certain impressions. would not have any thing told of you, never cio But a speaker, singer, or writor, who thinks it. 9. The shortesé answer-is duing a thing. much of himse f, is in danger of being for- 10. Friends--get without deseri, will be lost wird. gotten by others. If he takes no sincere and out a cause. 11. Never speak what is not true. heurfill delight in what he is doing, but as it 12. If it is not decert, never do it. is almired and amlipertond by his audience, Seli hness The se fish ---Jook upon disappointment will be his portion ; for hic themselv,$, as if thuy were all the worlil, cannot long screet. lle who would be and no man beside concerned therein ; that greit in the eyes of others, must first learn to the good stie of thin ;s is to le mesured by be inade nothing in his own.
their condition; that all is 700!!, if they do 362. Exs. of the land! 1. Did you say prosper and thrive; all is 1..', i l'ele disapyer, or ni?
Shall we crówn the author of road in their desires and pro ucts. The the public caláinites? or chall we destroy 9001 or no man, not of their brethren, not of hint 2. Beware of ignorance and slitn, liheir fiinds, not of their country, doth come and be guided by wdum. 3. (2) Are they under tkir coilsiltruin. Hbreus? Are they all !!! eus? (4) Varieties. 1. Ifue feel well, sha'l we not Are they Hebrews froin Pulistine? 4. try to mare ohore fuel so? 2. Jiay not the What does the word pirion "an? That constitution be injured by over-yersing, and which consists in ones own self, and not the mind unnerred, by being prevented from any part of quality in another. 5. Is not relying upon its own resources ? 3. Is it witir the best and safest of all kinds of expedient to wear mourning apparel? 4. drink? 6. Naru-and (4) Rrasor - Does curiosi!!, or love of Trulnand 300dness, answer - yes. 7. The mind-is its own induce you to study history? 5. lias the place; and, in itself, can make a htaren— study of the classis, an inmoral tendency? of hell; or hill of heaven.
6. Il'ho wou'd be an old mail, or an old Gol naine-in man, or roman,
bachelor? 7. What is Butany? The science Is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who xtrals my purih : 0,"23, "tis something, nothing:
of Plants. 8. Can friend, hip-exist with ''Twas inine, 'is lis, an ! has been slave to thousands; out mpithy? 9. Is a free or despolis But he, wh filches from me my gni nam,
government, more coniucive to human hap Rits me of t'at which nt enrichis kint,
piness? 10. Cucht not hun nature to Animkes me - Vinter Where is the true man's faiher-land ?
be a chirf study of mank nd? 11. Are gold Is it--where he, by chance, is born ?
and silver mines, on the whole, 1.6i? (jiciul to Dut not the yearning -piri!--scorn
a nation? 12. Is it tiht, to wolije a jury to In such gruntharders to le spinn'd!
give a unani..20:18 verdict ! O, yes! his Ether-lud must be-As the blue hearen--price--and free.
This little book I'd rathorou 1, Anecdoie. A Crker, who had a great Than all the gold and 70X*,
rror of so! licra, on seeing one jump into That er in monarch's cutiuis shone, t . Then, and sme a person who was Than all their izdens. amw.its, said on the occasion, “I shall al Nay, were the se's--one chrysclile, wrys be a Quartier; but solliers are go! The earth--a golden bull, 67 rifres?
And diamonds all the stars of night,
This book-Were vuri theni all.
Here, I be who died on Chirary's tree, lle sais--he lores thee, wills thee hearen,
llath made that promis.--est; An for thy good-has blessings given.
"Ye heavy-lalon, come to me, I'll sell the -'Tis thy love of self,
And I will give you rest. Tity love of rule--thy love of pelf,
A bruised reed I will not breik, Dind thee to earih-and all her toys,
A contrite heart--deemise ; And robe thee of substantial joys.
My burden's light, and all, who inke Il aven's geles- not so highly arched
Mw yoke, sliall win the skies!" As prince's polares; they wło enter there, The humble inan, when he receives a rorong, Must go--upon their knees.
Refers rerenge--to whom it doth belong.
THE BIBLE-WORTHY OF ALL ACCEITATION
363. ISFLECTIONS. Aloush there are ! Proverbs. 1. It is much easier to defend the giren rules, igr making these injections, or innment, than the guity. 2. Let the press and siides of Le voice, either up or down, yet spetch, be free; no god government has anyth.ng it should be borne in mind, that every sen- t tear from raper shor, or airy worus. 3. Three uence, which has been read with the usuaril, things are necessary to make an alle man.-naslide, can, under other circumstances, be read ture, study, and practice. 4. Culuvate a spirt of correctly with the dounward slide: the sense
love toward all. 5. Always distinguish between governs ever, thing here, as in emphasis and causes. 6. God is best known and honored,
apparent trutlis, and real truths; between ettecks Er. l. Are you going to tou'n? 2. Are you when his teerd and trorks are best understood and song to tow'n? 3. Why did you speak to
appreciated. 7. Inutustry-is essential to usetrieb ter! 4. Why did you speak to her ? 5. Donass, ani karpiness. 8. Every one ought to do Hou hear me? 6. Do you hear me? In the something. 9. Noch ng is stationary; and the in. first erample, we have a simple, direct quesman family--the least of all. 10. Mankind are tion; in the second, the same form of uori's, I tend ng lo u tuter condition, or to actual extinction. but so spoken, as if one said, I wish to know. 111. Trade-knows neither friends nor kindred. punitire'yo, whether you go to toun ; so of the 12. Physicians-rarely take medicine. rest. Thus you see, the sense, the olject, the Wisdom of our Ancestors. If the intention determines the manner.
“ wisdom of our ancextors"-had not taught 364. 1. Some poets may be compared to them to recornize newly discovered truths, others; but Miton and Shakspeare are in- i and to discard those criors, to which ignor. comparable. 2. He, who considers himself amee had given birth, we should not have wise, while his wis om does not teach him to been indeterd to them for the iniprorements, acknowledge the Lord, is in the profoundest, which, however wel! they may have served ignorance. 3. We see the effects of many 'their purpose for a time, are destined to be things, the causes of but fewe ; erperience, suljerseded by still more important discovertherefore, is a surer guide than imagination, ies. In the year 1615, a Florentine had use and inquiry than conjecture. 4. It is the in- presumption and audacity to assert, contrary dispensable duty, and the inalienable right, to the prevailing opinions of the leurned, of every rational being, to prire all things, "the great, the good, and the wise among and hold fast that which is good.
men," and contrary to the conclusions of all Get but the truth-once uttered, and 'tis like preceding ages, “ that the earth revolved round A s:ar, new-born, that drops into its place, the sun;" and, although he was threatened And which, once circling iis placid round, with death for his heresy, Galileo was right. Vor all the tuinult of the earth--can shake. Varieties. 1. What is the image of God,
365. The nearer your delivery agrees with and what the likeness of God, into which man the freedom and ease of common discourse, was created? 2. What grace is more value pp you keep up the dignity and life of your able, than humility? 3. Is hereditary desubject, and preserve propriety of expressim,) prarily an actual sin, or a calamit!? 4. Was the more just, natural and agreenble it will not the genius of Ar-chim-i-des the poreni on be. Study nature ; avoid affectation, and the mechanical arts? 5. Did not the first never use art, if you have not the art to con- single pair of mankind-possess the type of realit: for, whatever does not appear natural, all the distinct races of mell,--their innate is neither agreeable nor persuasive.
tendency and genius, which h18, or will, res Anecdote. A brutal teacher, whipped a aprear in their offspring? 6. What is the a little toy, for pressing the hand of a little ineuning of the comnand to Moses," See that girl, who sat nert to him at school. After thou make all things after the pattern, which which, he asked the child, “Why he squeezed I have shown thee in the Mount.?"! 7. If we the girl's banu ?" “Because," said the little are hardened under aflliction, does it not infollow.“ it looked so pretty, I could not helpdicate a very bad state of mind? 8. Are it.' Whut punishment did the teacher de miracles--riolations of the laws of Nature? sive!
9. Docs not the state and character of parents THE EPITAPII.
--aflect their offspring? 10. What is the Ilere rests his head--upon the lap of earth,
conc'usion of the whole matter? Fear God, A youth--10 fortune, and to fame--known: Far Science-frown'd not on his humble birth,
and keep his commandments. And Udancholy--mark'd him for her own.
When Summer's heats-he t'erdure sear,
'Through yonder shady grore I trend, Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere;
Or throw me listless_down to hear l'aren-a recompense-as largely send.
The winds--make music over head; Ir gave to misry all he hadh--u lenir; I friend
A thousand flowers--are blooming round, lle gain'd from hear'n ('t was all he wishida The wilding bee" goes droning by, Vo farthry seek his merits to disclose',
And springs gush out--with lulling sound, Ordaw his frailties from their dreal aborte,
And pointed rarhlers--linger nigh; There, they, alike, in treniling hepe repase)
Yet one thing ---Wonis the dreamer there-The boson of his father, and lus Ciod.
A kindied soul- the scene to share.