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560. POLYGLOTT OF BODY AND Minn. Anecdote. No hero was more distin. Thus, we see that the body, in connection guished in ancient times, than Alexander the with the minil, speaks many languages; and Great, king of Mace lun. flis courage was he is a learned civcutionist, who understands unluuntel, his ambition bouniles, bis friendand can speak them. In view of which, well ship aridení, his taste refined; and what was might Hamlet exclaim, “ WHAT A PIECE OF very extruordinary, he seems to have conWORK IS MAX!” Observe well this strange versed with the same fire and spirit, with being, as embodied in the works of the puin- which he fought. Philip, his father, knowing ter, and studhary: in what kingly wondrous him to be very swifi, wished him to run 101 manner, appear his force of allilude and the prize, at the Olympic games. “I would louks! Who, but would covot the glorious coniply with your request,” said Alexander, art of making the flat canvas and rocky "if Kings were to be my compelilors." marole, utter erery passion of the human
The ocean-when it rolls aloud mind, and touch the soul of the spectator, as
The tempest-bursting from her cloud, if the picture, or statue, spoke the pathetic language of a Shakspeare?' Is it any wonder
In one uninterrupted peal! that masterly achin, joined with powerful When darkness sits and the sky; d'ocu!un, should be irresistible? If poetry, And shadowy forms go trooping by; music, and statuary, is good, is not on ATONY And everlasting mountains reel-mre excellent? for in that we have them all.
All-all of this is Freedom's song-Woe for those, who trample o'er a mind!
'Tis pealed--'tis pealed eternally! A deathless thing. They know not what they do, And all, that winds and waves prolong, Or what they deal with! Man, perchance, may Are anthems rolled to Liberty! Thejlow'r his step hath bruis'd; or light anew[bind Varieties. 1. Although the truth can nc The torch he quenches; or to music--wind ver come to con lemn, but to te, the world nga n the lyre-string from his touch that flew; has ever pronounced its condemnation. 2. But, for the soul!-oh! tremble, and bouare,-
Garbled extracts from any work, are no more To jay rude kunds-upon God's mysteries there! a correct representatim of the work, than
stone, mortar, borils, glass, and nails, are a 561. THE WUTTEX PAGE can but ill ex- fair specimen of a splendid paluce. 3. Never press the nicer shades of sentiment, passion, let private interest, porerly, igrace, darger, and emotion which the pwet bas painted. or reuth, deter you--from asserting the liver
There are depths of though!, which the eye ty of your country, or from transmiting to cannot penetrate--and sublimities of flight, posterity, the sacred rights to which you which it cannot reach. The iwveliest and were born. 4. What are the pleasures of the
timest of written poetry—even that con- bodily senses, without the pleasures of the tained in sacred scripture-annot speak to soul? 5. Themistocles, when asked to pay the eye with that vivid power and intensity of the lute, replied, I cannot play the fiddle, but crpression, drawn from it by the human voice, I can make a little village a great cily.' 6. when trained to the capucity given to it, by The skin--co-operates with the legs in puthe Creator. Hence, the ordained eiliciency rifying the blood. 7. How shall we knows of preaching; hence, the trembling of Felix, that the Americum government, is founded as the great Apostle reasoned- of righteous on the true principles of human nature.? By ness, temperunce, and judgment to come. learning what the true principles of human So, with the production of the most consum- natureare and an extensive indurtion of facts, mute human genius:
derived from the study of history, and our For ill-can poetry express,
own obserrution. Full many a tone-of thought sublime ;
Yet, though my dust-in earth be laid,
My life on earth--withdrawn;
'Twill be--but as a fleeting shade Birt, by the mighty actor's power,
Of night before the dawn!
For I shall spring-beyond the tomb,
To neu--immortal prime,
Where all is light, and life, and bloom;
I was his soul : he lir'd not, but in ine : be written” on the subject of INFINITE LOTE
We were so close with in each other's breast, and INFINITE WISDOM--displayed in man's The rivets were no: found, that join'd us firsi, REDEVITion and SALVATION.
That does not reach us yrt. We were so mir'., Could we, with ink, ihe OCEAN 6ll,
As meeting streams; both to ourselves were lost Were the whole earth--a PARCHMENT-made, We were one mass; we could not gire, or take, Were every single stick-a QUILL,
But from the same : for he was 1; I, he: And every man--a SCRIBE by trade;
Return, my better hall, and give me all myself, Tourite the LOVE OF GOD-to man,
For thou art all! Would drain the ocean diy:
If I have any joy when thon art absent, Nor would the scroll-contain the plan,
I grudge it to myself : methinks I rob
Thee-of thy part.
563. GESTURE, or a just and elegant add A Great Mistake. The sons of the rich so Aptation of every part of the body to the sub- ofien die poor and the sons of the poor so often gert, is an essential part of oratory; and its die rich, that it has grown into a proverb; and yel, mwer is much greater than that of words:
liow many parents are laboring and toiling to ac. for it is the language of nature, and makes its
cumulate wealth for their children, and, at the way to the heart, without the utterance of a single word: it ailects the eye, (which is the same time, raising them up in habits of indolence quickest of all our senses,) and of course, con- and extraragance. Their sons will scaller their veys inpressions more speedily to the mind, property much sooner than they can gailer it to than that of the inice, which allects the ear gether. Let them have their hea:18 well stored with only. Nature, having given to every senti- useful knowledge, and their hearts with sound and ment and feeling its proper outward expres. sion, what we often mean, does not depend
virtuous principles, and they will ordinarily tako so much on our words, as on our manner of
care of themselves. However affluent may be his speaking them. Art-only adds ease and circumstances, yet every parent indicis upon his grucefulness, to what nature and reason dic- son a lasting injury, who does not train him up to tate. Study the Gesture Engravings thor- habits of virtue, industry and economy. oughly.
Anecdote. Francis l., king of France, All natural olijecis lave
(opponent and rivnl of Charles V., of Gers An echo in the heart. This flesh doth thrill,
many,) consulting with his generals, liow to And has connection, by solne unseen chain, lead his army over the Alps into llulu, his With its original source and kindred substance: fool, Amarel, sprung from a corner, and adThe mighty forest, the proud lides of ocean, vised him to consult how to bring them buck Sky-cleaving hills, and in the vast air,
again, The starry consiellations; and the sun,
A child is born. Now take the gerin, and make it Parent of life exhaustless-these maintain
A bud of inoral beauty. Let the dews With the mysterious mind and breathing mould, Ojhnowledge, and the light of virtue, wake it A coexistence and community.
In richest fragrance, and in purest hues ;
The shelter of'afftction-ne'er refuse,
power to charm; but, if that lonely flower Hath swellid one pleasure, or subdued one pain,
0, who shall say, that it has lived in rein,
For virtue-leaves its sweets wherever tasted,
Varieties. 1. All those, who have presented themselves at the door of the world, with a great truth, have been received with stones, or hisses. 2. Who has not observed the changed, and changing condition of the human race? 3. We are indebted to the
monastic institutions for the preservation of Stretch of Thought. A fellow-student, ancient libraries. 4. No good can bring in consequence of too close application to pleasure, unless it be that, for the loss of study, and ne lect of proper diet and exercise, which we are prepared. 5. Thell, who sacbecame partially deranged; but being very
rifice at the altar of Apollo, are like those, hirmless, it was thought beat that he should who drink of the waters of Claros; they reyo and come when, and where he pleased; ceive the gift of dirinution, they imbibe the in hope of facilitating his restoration. One seeds of death. 6. The same misconduct Saturday afternoon, he went out through the which we pardon in ourselres, we couden gierdens and fields, and gathered every variety in others; because we associate a pollutim of tlowers, from the modest violet to the gaudy with the one, which we cannot perceive in
7. What constitutes true marsu njlover,-with which he adorned himselt the other. from head to foot, in the most fantastical riuge.
Sheba-was never manner; in which condition he was display. mg his imaginary kingly power, on a hillock More cautious of wisdom, and fair virtue, in the college green, just as the president and Than this pure soul shall be; one of the professors were going up to attend TRUTII-shall muse her, chapel prayers; when the former observed to Holy and heavenly thoughts-stili counse her. the latter-what a great pity that such a noble
Can mind should be thus in ruins! the maniac
you raise the dead! heuring what he said, rose inajestically upon
Pursue, and overtake the waves of time? his throne, and with a most piercing look and Bring back again-lhe hours, the days, voice, exclaimed; "What is that you say, old | The months, the years, that made me happy? president? you presume to talk thus about The heart has tendrils—like the vine, mne? Solomon, in all his glory, was not ar
Which round another's hosom twine, rayed as I am. You old sinner, come here ; and I will tear you limb from limb, -aná Outspring ug from the living treescatter you through intinite space; where of deeply-planted simpathy; Omniscience cannot find you, nor Omnipo- Where flowers- are hope, its fruits-are bliss, tence put you together again.
Beneficence-ils harvest is.
MAD VESS AND TERROR.
564. VEHEMENCE OF ACTion. Cicero--| Three Modes of Forming Theories very judiciously observes, that a speaker "One-o imagine them, and then search for facia must remit, occasionally, the vehemence of to sustain, prove and confirm them; onr-lo con his actions, and not utter every passade with leci facis, which are only effects, and out of theta all the force, of which he is capable ; so as to set oil, more strongly, the emphutical parts; to forin theories; and one--10 oberce all the ne as printers make their figures stand oui botifacts, and look ilırough them to their cars which cr, by means of light and shailes : there are causes constitute the only true theories : then u!! always strong points, as they may be called, known or probable effects, will not only onfira in every well written piece, which must al- such theories, but they can be crplained by the 88 ways be attended to, thus hill and dale,
theories, muuntain and precipice, cataract and gulph: I will explain and demonstrate all things, so far 3.
llence, the true theories of all things always keep some resources, and never ut. ter the weaker with all your energy; for if they can be seen and inderstood ; i. e. rational you do, there will be a failing in the strong perceived, according to the state and caraciy oi tha points—the most pathetic parts.
human mind. That which enables one 10 erplain a In peace, there's nothing so becomes a man,
thing, analytically and synthetically, is the true As modest stillness, and humility:
cause or theory of that thing; thus, true theories But, when the blast of war blows in our ears,
are the causes of thngs, and facts are the legilia Thei, iinitate the action of the liger;
mate effects of those things. The ExDS OF TUNGS. Siiffen the sineres, summon up the blood,
There is one step higher, which must be lakes. Disguise fair nature with hard-favor'd rage;
and then we shall liave all, that the human inint "Then lend the eye a terrible aspect;
can conceire of, or think about; which is the end Let it pry through the portage of the heal,
of things: thus we have ends, causes, and effects; Like the brass cannon ; let the brow o'erwhelm it, beyond which sphere, mon cannot go; for every As fearfully, as doth a galled rock
thing, object or subjeci, concering which we can O'erhang and jutty his contounded base,
feel, think or act, is either an end, a cause, or an Swiil'd with the wild and wasteful ocean.
effect; the latter only, are accessible to our senses : Now set the teeth, and stretch the nostril wide;
the other inust be seen inuellectually: i. e. in a reHold hard the breath and bend up every spirit
gion of mind above our senses. To his full height!-On, on! you noblest English. Varieties, 1. Can what is incomprehen.
463. The FOREHEAD. TO wat specta. sible, be an object of thought? 2. Humanitor can the forehead appear uninteresting? tu, justice, and utriolism--are qualities of Here, appear LIGHT and GLOOM; Joy and
universal benefil to mankind. 3. The only ANXIETY, STUPIDITY, IGNORANCE, and vice. way to expel what is fulse from th: mind, is On this brazen tablet are engraved MANY com
to receive the opposite truih. 4. Fuith----us binations of SENSE and of soul. Here, ali saring, when we learn truths from the Bülen the GRACEs revel, and all the Cyclops thun- and live uerording to them. 5. A man is der. Nature has left it bare, that by it, the sud to be square, when he does not, fron incountenance may be ENLIGHTENED and justice, incline to this or thuit purte. 6 The DARKENED. At its lowest extremites, power of the muscles, is derived throuch the T!IOCGHTS --appear changed into acts; the nerves, as the power of goo:t is from truth. mind IERE collects the powers of RESIST
7. Nothing remains with us, that is not reANCE; and HERE headlong OBSTINACY, or
ceived in freedom. wise PERSEVERANCE take up their fixed Look nature through : 'tis revolution all: (nigns abode.
All change; no drath Day--follows nighil iud That brow, which was, to me, The dying day; stars rise, and set, and nice : A blooming hearen (it was a heaven, for there
Earth-takes the example. See, the Summer, gay Shone forth twin stars of ercellence, so brightly, With her green chaplet-and am:ros al flowers, As though the winds of paradise had fann'd
Droops into pallid Autumn: Winin, gray, Their orbed lustre, till they beard with love ;)
Horrid with frost, and tur juven with storm, That browo--was as the sleep-imprison'd lake,
Blows Autumn, and his golden fruits, away ;"Trensuring the beauty-of the deep blue skies,
Then, inelts into the Spring. Son Spring with Whose charm'd slumber, one smallbreath will ruffle. Favonian from vari chaml, ssosur south breathe
Anecdote. A commonwealth's man, in, Recalls the first. All. 10 re-tourish. fardes, England, on his way to the scaffold, for As in a wheet. all sinks to re-asrendTruth's sake, saw his wife, looking at him Emblems of man, who passes, noi espires. from the tower window, and standing up in the curl he waved his hut, and cried, "To Say, dear, will you not have ine? HEAVEN, my love, to HEAVEN, and I leave Then take the kiss--you gave me; you in the storm awhile."
You elsewhere would, perhaps, bestow it, Well might Lord Herbert write his love
And I would be as loath---10 owe it; Were not our souls--immortal made,
Or, if you will not inke the thing-once given, Our equal love--would make them such. Let me--kiss you, and then, we shall on an Tis sireet to know,--there is an eye--will mark, And then, alone, would lla mourn; Our coming and look brighter, -when we come. And count the hours, ill his return, (), colder than the wind, that freezes
For rhen--lid roman's love expire, Founts, that but now-in sunshine played,
If fondly fauneil--the holy fire? Is thai congealing pang, which seizes
He, that doi publir good--for multitudes, The bursting bosom, when betrayed.
Finds few--are truly gratelu.
568. Eve. Are not good sense, and good ArXOSTHENES,
mor of more advantage than beauty? Wien Adan the most emi
is introduced by Milion, describing Ere, in parnent of Grecian
dise, and relating to the angei, the impressions he orators, was
lelt on seeing her, at her first creation, he does not born 335 years
represent her-like a Grecian Venus, ly her shape. before the
or features, but by the lastre oi' her mind, which christian era,
shone in them; and gave them their power of and died by
charming : poison, self-ad
Gruce-was in all her sups, heaven--in der eye, ministered, io
In every gesture-dignity, and love. escape the vengeance of
Anecdote. A Humane D'iver Rewar:led. Antipater, 322
A Macedonian soldier, was one day leading B.C He was
before Alexander a mule laden with gold for celebrates on
the king's use; and the beast being so lireri, acount of the
that he could not go, or sustain the loa'l, his fare, shengih,
driver took it off, and, with great difficulty, nad vehemence
carried it himseif a considerable way. Alexof his 10
ander, seeing him just sinking under the quence, which
burden, and about to throw it on the ground Wis excited in rouing the
cried out, “ Do not be weary yet; try and car: Athenians 10
ry it through to the tent, for it is all ihy own.” war with the Macedonians, and in defeating his Faint not, heart of man! though years wane slow! rira's, who were bribed by the intter. The char There have been those, that, from the deepest capes, acteristics of his oratory were, strength, sublimity, And cells of night, and fastresses, below picreng energy and force, aided by an empliatic,
The stormy dashing of the ocean waves and vehement elocution; he sometimes, however, Doum, farther down-than gold lies hud, hare nursid degenerated into severity. In reading his orations,
A quenchless hope, and watch'd their time, and bros we do not meet with any sentiments that are very
On the bright day, like wakenars from the gravaa! exalied: they are generally bounded by self-love and a love of the world. His father died when he
Varieties. 1. When we girl let je was sven years old; and his guardians having consider what we have to it, wen we wasted his property. at the age of seventeen, he return, what we have done. 2. There are appeared against them at the courl, and plead his many subjects, that are nul easily anderstood; own cause surressfully; which encouraged hiin to but it is easy to misrepresent tincón; and when speak before the assembly of the people; but he arguments cannot be controvertell, it is not made a perfect failure: after which, he retired, difficult for the uncharitable-to calumniate studied and practiced in secret, until he was iwen motives. 3. A man's truecharacter is a crater ty-fire. :vhen he came forward again, and com- secret to himself, than to others; it he judge menced his brilliant career.
himself, he is apt to be partial; if he asks the An honest statesman-to a prince-is like
opinions of others, he is liable to be le rivech A cedar, planted by a spring, which bathes its Ruots: tbe grateful tre-rewards it--with the shadoro.
4. Really learned persons never think of hav
ing finished their education, for they art stuBy tedious tol, --no passion is expressed :
dents during life. 5. The insults of others His hand, who feels the strongest, paints the best. can never make us wretchel, or resenjil, if 567. MARCUS
our hearts are right; the riper, that stings us, Tullius Cicero,
is within. 6. Beware of drawing too broad the most d stin
and strong conclusions-from feeble and illguished of the Koman orators,
defined premises. 7. When human policy
wraps one end of the chain round the aric'e of was born 106
a man, divine justice rivets the other end round years before the birth of Christ;
the neck of the tyrant. 8. All who have been and died at the
great, without religion, would undoubtedly age of 63. He
have been much greater, and better--with it made the Greeks
QUALITIES-SURPASSIXG LOVELIXESS. his model; and,
She had read BL9an orator, he possessed the
Her father's well-filled library-with profit.-strength or De
And could talk charmingly. Then she would sing, mos-the-nes, the
And play, too, passably,--and dance with spirit; copiousness of
She sketch'd from nature well, and studied flowers, Plato, and the su. arity of l-soe-ra.
Which was enough, alone, to lore her for; !. llis first
Yet she was knowing-in all needle-work.wicher was the
And shone-in dairy,--and in kitchen, 100,pue! dr-chi-as; ant in elecution lie was taught by A-pol-lo-ni-us
As in the PARLOR. Molo of Rhodes; after which he visited Athens, and The wise man, said the Bible, walks with God, on his rerum was made quarstor, and then consul; Surveys far on-the endless line of life; when he rendered the greatest service to the state. Values his soul; thinks of eternity; by the suppression of the conspiracy of Catiline : he was uiterwards banished, and voluntarily re
Both worlds consides, and prorides for both; tired 10 lirece, but was soon honorably recalled; With reason's eye--his pressions guards; abrang after which der undertook the pratorship of Cilicia. From evil; lives on hope-on hope, the fruit In the civil wars of l'a sar and Pompey, he adher: or faith; looks upward; pur fies his soul; eu 1o the party of ibe latter; and after the battle of Pharsalia. wis reconciled to Cæsar. but was 80011 Expands his wings, and mounts into the sky; sinin by Pompilius, at the instigation of Marc An | Passes the sun, and gains his Father's house; sony.
And drinks with angels from the fount of biisa
569. RHETORICAL ACTION --pespecis the atti- i correspond. An erect attitude, and a firmness tude, gesture, und espressiun of the countenance. of position, denote majesiy, activity, strength; Words cannot represent certain peculiarities ;
the leaning-affection, respect, earnestness of they depend on the actor. Simplicity, or a strici entreaty. dignity of compusure, inditierence, disadherence to the modesty of nature-correct
The air of a person expresses a language sless--or adapii: 17 to the word--an I beauty, as easily understood The husbandman, dandy, opposed to awkwirdness -- are the principal gentleman and military clief bespeak ihe habits marks of good iliion Beauty belongs to objects and quali es of each. The head gently reclined, of sight. Action should le easy, natural, varied, denotes grief, shame; erec --courage, fironness; and directed by pasalon. Avoid a trectation and thrown back or shaken--dissent; forward--asdisplay; for they disgust. The best artists are sent. The band raised and in verled-repels, famous for simplinity, which has an enchanting more elevated and extended--surprise, asion shelect. Trofuse decorations indicate a wish to ment; placed on the mouth--silence; on the supply the want of genius by multiplying inferi- head. pain ; on the breast--aflection, or appeal to or beinties. There is in every one an indis- conscience : elevatedl--defiance ; both raised and cribable something, which we call nature, Urat palms united -- supplication; gentiy clasped perceives and recognizes the inspirations of na- ihankfulness; wrung--agony. Cure; therefore, after bringing your voice under
Anecdote. your control, if you enter fully into the spirit of
Tyrolese Songs. In the the composition, and let your feelings prompt mountailis oi Tyrol, hundreds of women and Bei govern your action, you cannot greally er. chililren--come out, at bed-time, and sing The victory is hali' won when you fully feel and their national songs, until they hear their husrealize what you read or speak. Resolve to ac-ban is, futhers, and brothers, answer them are te power, the witchery, of elocu- from the hills on their return home. Upon CI) - han lighting of ancient umes which pour the shore of the Alriatic, the wives of the ediblaze of light on the darkest understanding, fishermen come down, about sunset, and and that thunder which awakens the dead. sing one of their melodies. They sing the
first verse, and then listen for sometime: They never fail--who die
then they sins a sccond ; and so on, till they In ir great canse: the block--may soak their gore: bear the answer from the fishermen, who Their heads--may sodden in the sun ; thrir limbs are thus guided to their homes. Bes rung to rily gates--and castle walls
Hail memory, nail! in thy exhaustless mine, But still-- their spirit walks abroad. Tho' years From age--tooge, unnumbered treasures shine ! Elinee, and others-share as dark a doom,
Thoughi, and her shadowy brood, thy call obcy, They but augment the deep and swelling thoughts and place, and iime, are suljea to thy sway: Which overpower all others, and conduct
Thy pleasures most we seel, when most alone, The world, at last, to FREEDOM.
The only pleasures we can call our own. 570. This system teaches you to harmon. Lighter than air, Hope's summer visious fly, 22 matter and manner, to imbilie the author's 1 but a fleeting cloud obscure the sky; lings, to bring betore you all the cirrum- Ir but a beam of sober Reason play, stuces, and plunge amid the living scenes: Lo' Fancy's fairy frost-work mells away: ani feel that what you describe is present, and actually passing before you. Speak ot' truths But, can the wiles of art, the grasp of power, as truths, not as lictions. Give the stron est, Snatch the rich relies of a we'l-spent hour ? treest, truest expression of the natural blend- These, when the trembling spirit takes her flight, ings of thought and emotion; break thro' all Pour round her path a stream of living light, arbitrary restraint, and submit, ater proper And gild those pure and perfect realms of resi, trainings, to be survestions of reason and tature. Let your manner be earnest, col
Where virtue--iriumphs, and her sons are tlest. lecteil. vigorous, self-balanced. In the intro Varieties. 1. Costume, when once reguladuction, be respectful, modest, conciliatory, ted by true sciener, and art, remains in un. winnin, rather mild and slow; in the dis- changalle voodluste;confrtable, convenient, oilsim, clear, energetic; in the application, as well as picturesque and becoming. 9. In animnited, pathetic, persuasive.
1756, a white headed old woman--died in All--some force obey !
London, whose hair sold for 244 dollars to a Gold-will dissolre. and diamonds--mel: away;
ladies' periwig maker. 3. In some countries,
intellect has sway ; in some-uputh; and Marble--obeys the chisel, and the sair ;
in others- beauty and runh; but the most And solar-beams--a rock of ice will thaw; ponciful iniluence in the best societies, is The fhuing forwe n'ercomes well-temper'd steel; gooiese combined with truth in practice And finty ylang- is fashioned at the wheel :
1. Mcril-in the inheritor, alone makes valid Pirt min's reise 11us hearl--no porrer can bend,
an inheritance of glory in ancestry. 5. Why
does non sueel mill become soir-during a No flames can sufren, no concussion--rend;
thunder storm? 6. Why can no other naTill the piire spirit often, pierce and melt, tion make a Chinese gong? 7. Is not the And the warm blood--is in the conscience felt. American government funded upon the true
571. look your hearers in the face--give principles of human nulure ? S. How prone yourself, body and soul, to the slject--fet not in any are, to worship the creature more the attention be dividel between the manner
than the Creator! 9. When apparent truths and matter. Practice in private top-tablish cor are taken, and confirined for real ones, they rect babi of voice and gesture, a decone 0 become fallucies. 10. Actions -- show bist familiar with all rules as not to think of them the notire of the law of life; and deeds when exereising. The head, fare. pyes, hands, show the man. and upper part of the body are principally employed in oratorical action
In all thy huniors, whether grave or mellow,
The soll speaks most intelligi!ly in 'he muscles of the face, and Thou'rt such a touchy, testy,pleasant fellow;[thee, through the use, which s the chief seat of ex.
llast so much rit, and mirth, and spleen about pression; let the inte i nal man, and the externall That there's no living with thee, or without thee.