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50. It is not the quality read, but the Proverbs. 1. Axay goes the devil, when the taunner of reading, and the acquisition of door is shut against himn. 2. A liar is not to be correct and efficient rules, with the ability believed when he speaks the truth. 3. Never 10 apply them, accurately, gracefully, and speak ill of your neighbors. 4. Constant occy. involuntarily, that indicate progress in these pation, prevents temptation. 5. Courage-ought, arts: therefore, take one principle, or com- 10 have eyes, as well as ears. 6. Eiperience, bination of principles, at a time, and prac-keeps a dear school; but fools will learn in no tice it till the object is accomplished : in this other. 7. Follow the wise few, rather than ibe way, you may obtain a perfect mastery over foolish many. 8. Good actions are the best sacriyour vocal

and all the elements of

fice. 9. He who avoids the temptation, avoids language.

the sin. 10. Knowledge-directs practice, yet 51. The third sound of U is Pull, practice increases knowledge. FULL; cru-el Bru-lus rued the crude fruit bruised for the pud.

Duties. Never cease to aval Tourself of

at ding; the pru-dent ru-ler wound.

information: you must observe closelyed this youth-ful cuch.00, be

read attentively, and digest what you read, cause he would, could, or should

converse extensively with high and low, rich not im-brue his hands in Ruth's

and poor, noble and ignoble, bond and freegru-el, pre-pard for a faith-fullu in FULL) meditate closely and intensely on all the dru-id; the butch-er's buil-let push-ed poor knowledge you acquire, and have it at perpuss on the sin-ful cush-ion, and grace- fect command. Obtain just conceptions of ful-ly, put this tru-ant Prus·sian into the all you utter and communicate every thing pul-pit for cru-ci-fi-ion.

in its proper order, and clothe it in the most 52. Avoid rapidity and indistinctness agreeable and effective language. Avoid all of utterance; also, a drawling, mincing, redundancy of expression ; be neither too harsh, mouthing, artificial, rumbling, mo. close, nor too diffuse--and, especially, be as notonous, whining, stately. pompous, un perfect as possible, in that branch of oratory, varied, wavering, sleepy, boisterous, labor- which Demosthenes declared to be the first, ed, formal, faltering, trembling, heavy, second, and third parts of the science,-actheatrical, affccted, and self-complacent tion, god-like action,—which relates to manner; and read, speak, sing, in such a clear, strong, melodious, tiexible, winning, every thing seen and heard in the orator. bold, sonorous, forcible, round, full, open. Elocution, enables you, at all times, to brilliant, natural, agreeable, or mellow ione, command attention : its effect will be electric, as the sentiment requires ; which contains and strike from heart to heart; and he must in itself so sweet a charm, thai it alınost be a mere declurimer, who does not feel himatones for the absence of argument, sunse, self inspired by the fostering meed of such and fancy.

approbation as mute attention, and the re 53. Irregulars. Ev, 0, and Oo, occa- turn of his sentiments, fraught with the sym sionally have this sound: the shrewd wo- pathy of his audience. man es-chewed the wolf, which stood pul- Varieties. 1. Have stramboats been ling Ruth's wol-sey, and shook Tru-man the occasion of more evil, than good? 2. Tror.ces-ter's crook, wliile the brew-er and Those that are idle, are generally troublesome his bul-ly crew huz-za'd for all; you say it

to such as are indlustrious. 3. Plato saya is your iruth, and I say it is my ruin; wou God is truih, and lightis his shadow. 4. may take care of your-self, and I will take

Mul-information-is more hopeless than noncare of my-self.

information; for error-is always more ditliNotes. 1. Beware of omitting rowels occurring between consonan's in unaccented syll1!1es: as history, for his-to-ry; Miral cult to overcome than ignorance. for bil-e-ral; 10try, fir vu-ta-ry; pastral, tor pas-ke-ra!; numb'ring, that will not reason, is a bigot; he, that can for num-lering; corp'ral, forespurrat; cn'ral, úr gen-e-ral; not reason, is a fuol; and he, who dares not, thea'ry, for me m-o-ry, &c. Do not pronunce this und of u like w in boon, uor like u in mule ; init like u in feet: as, chew, reason, is a slave. 6. There is a great differ. 1301 chum, &c. 2. The design of the practice on the t'irty-forur sounds ence between a well-spoken man and an oroof our letters, each in its furn, ix, lesides developing and training for. 7. The Word of Gol-is divine, and, the voice and ear for all their duties, to eshibit the general laws

in its principles, infinile: no part can really and analogies of promunciation, showing how a large bumber of wonus should be pronounced, which are ulteu spoken incorrectly.

contradict another part, or have a meaning Anecdote. Stupidity. Said a testy law opposite-to what it asserts as true ; although yer, “I believe the j'ıry have been inocula- it may appear so in the letter: for the letter wed for stupi lity" "That may be,” replied killoth; but the spiritgiveth life. mis opponent; “but the bar, and ihe court, They are sleeping! Who are sleeping: are of opinion, that you had it the nuural

Pause a moment, softly tread; way."

Anxious friends-are fondly keeping

Vigils-by the sleeper's bed! Othere are hours, aye moments, that contain

Other hopes have all forsaken, Feelings, that years may pass, and never bring.

One remains-that slumber deep, The soul's dark coltnye, huster'd, and decay'd. Speak noi, lest the slumberer waken Buillleis in lighe.thiru'chunks, that time has cuade. From that sweet, ihal saving sleep.

5. He,

34. A Diphthong, or double sound, is the Proverbs. 1. Home is home, ir it be erer so union of two vowel sounds in one syllable, homely. 2. It is too late to complain when a thing pronounced by a single continuous effort of is done. 3. In a thousand pounds of law, there is the voice. There are four diphthongal not an ounce of love. 4. Many a true word is sounds, in our language ; long i as in isle ; Y spoken in jest. 5. One man's meat is another oi, in oil ; the pure, or long sound of u in man's poison. 6. Pride, perceiving humility lure, and ou in our ; which include the same

HONORABLE, often borrows her cloke. 7 Suysounds under the forms of long y in rhyme; well-is good; but do-well—is better. & The of oy in coy; of ew in pew; and ow in how. eye, that sees all things, sces not itself. 9 The These diph:hongs are called pure, because crou-lhinks her own birds the whitest. 10. The they are all heard ; and in speaking and tears of the congregation are the praises of the singing, only the radical, (or opening fullo minister. 11. Evil 10 him that ev.i thinks. " ness of the sound,) should be prolonged, or Do good, if you expect to receive good. Aig.

Our Food. The laws of man's constiti. 55. Diphthongs. Oi and Oy: OIL; tion and relation evidently show us, that the broil the joint of join in poi-son and oint-ment; spoil not the oys.

plainer, simpler and more natural our food ters for the hoy.den; the boy

is, the more pefectly these laws will be ful, pitch-es quoits a-droit-ly on the

filled, and the more healthy, ungoruus, and soil, and sub-joins the joists to

long-lived our bodies will be, and consequentthe pur-loins. and em-ploys the

ly the more perfect our senses will be, and

(Olio OIL) de-stroy'd toi-let to soil the res.

the more active and powerful may the iniela er-voir, lest he be cloyd with his mo-moirs. Lectual and moral faculties be rendered by 56. The late Mr. Pitt, (Lord Chatham,) should eat grass, like the ox, or confine our

cultivation. By this, is not meant that he was taught to declaim, when a mere boy ; and was, even then, much admired for his selves to any one article of food: by simple talent in picitation: the result of which food, is meant that which is not compounder, was, that his ease, grace, power, self-pos. and complicated, and dressed with pungent session, and imposing dignity, on his first stimulants, season ing, or condiments, such appearance in the British l’ariiament, 'drew kind of food as the Creator designed for us, audience and attention, still as night ;' and and in such condition as is best adapted to ihe irresistible force of his action, and the our anatomical and physiological powers. power of his eye, carrried conviction with some kinds of food are better than others, nis arguments.

and adapted to sustain us in every condition; Notes. 1. The radical, or mot of this diphthone, com and such, whatever they may be, (and we diences pearls with 31 a, as in all, and its vanish, or terminating should ascertain what they are,) should conpaint, with the name suund of e, as in al: 'he first of which is in. dicated by the engraving abwe. 2. Avoid the vulcar pronuncir. stitute our sustenance : thus shall we the hon of t.e, for oil; jice, for jenist ; pént, for poine: tile

, for boil; more perfectly fulfil the laws of our being, gint, for junt: hiul, for horst; sprile, for spoil; quate, for quoit; and secure our best interests. pereline, for purberin; pi-zen, for poi-son; brile, for broil; clyde, for clor, &c.: this suund, especially, when given with the jaw

Varletlos. 1. Was Eve, literally, made much impyet, and scundet lijs, has in it a captivating mobleness, out of Adam's rib? 2. lleis doubly : bet keware of extremes. 3. The general rule for pronouncing the conqueror, who, when a conqueror. can con. mwels isn'hey are open, continuous, or long, when final in ac. quer himself. 3. People may be borne dowo cented words and syllabluo; as a-ble, father, aw.ful, ine-tre, bible, by oppression for a lime; but, in the end, 110-ble, mortel, tu mull, love-tal, poi-son, ou ter-mnst; but they are sbu", discrete

, or abort

, when followed in the same syllable by vengeance will surely overtake their oprirexA Conant; as, 10-sle, set er, bit-tle, pod-ter, but-ton, sym-pa-thy, sors. 4. It is a great misfortune-not to be Eramples nf exceptions-ale, are, all, ele, note, turse, kc. 4. An- able to speak well; and a still greater oue. other general rule is a vowel fallowal by two consonants, that not to know when to be silent. 5. In the are repeated in the pronunciation, is short : a4, inal-ker, ped-lar, hours of study, acquire knowledge that will arter, butler, &c.

be useful in alter life. 6. Nature-reflecis Anecdote. The king's evil. A studentihe light of revelation, as the moon does of medicine, while attending medical lec- that of the sun. 7. Religiov—is to be as tures in London, and the subject of this evil much like God, as men can be like him : being on hand, observed" that the king's hence, there is nothing more contrary to evil had been but little known in the Unit- religion, ihan angry dispules and coniert ed States, since the Revolution.

lions about it. They are sleeping! Who are sleeping ? The pilgrim fathers-where are they? Misers, by their hoarded gold;

The wanes, ibat brought them o'er,
And, in fancy-now are heaping

Still roll in the bay, and throw their spray,
Gems and pearls-of price untold.

As they break along the shore :-
Golden chains-their limbs encuinber, Still roll in the bay, as they roll'd that day,

Diamonds--seem before them sirown; When the May Flower moor'd below; But they raken from their slumber,

When the sea around, was bluck with storms, And the splendid dream-is flown.

And white the shore--with snow. Compare each phrase, examine every line, By reason, man-- Godhead can discern: Weigh every word, and every thought refine. But low he should be worship'd, cannot learn


57. There are no impure diphthongs or Proverbs. 1. As you make your bed, so man * -iphthongs, in which iwo or three vowels you lie in it. 2. Be the character you would be present, or unite, in one sound; for all are called. 3. Choose a calling, ih’t is adapted to your silent excepl one; as in air, aunt, awl, piara, inclination, and natural abilities. 4. Live-and meal, lead, curtain, soar, good, your, cough, let live ; i. e. do as you would be done by. 5. feu-dal, dun-geon, beau-ly, a-dicu, view-ing. Character is the measure of the man. 6. Zeal

These silent letters, in connection with the ously keep down little expenses, and you will Duls, should be called di-graphs and tri- not be likely to incur large ones. 7. Every one grilphs ; that is, doubly and triply written :

knows how to find fault. 8. Fair words and They sometimes merely indicate the sound foul play cheat both young and old. 9. Give a of the accompanying vowel, and the deriva dog an ill name, and he will soon be sho! 1!. to tion of the word. Let me beware of believ-knows best what is good, who has endured mrie. ing anything, unless I can see that it is true:

11. Great pains and little gains, soon make and for the evidence of truth, I will look at die trulh itself.

weary. 12. The fairest rose will wither a cust. 38. Diphthongs; Ou, and Ow: OUR; Satilict the country, are the joint productions

Cause and Effect. The evils, which Mr. Brown wound an ounce of found a-round a cloud, and

of all parties and all classcs. They have drowned a mouse in a pound of /

been produced by over-banking, over-trad: chow-der; drow-sy

ing, over-spending, over-dashing, over-dris muuse de-vour'd a house and

ving, over-reaching, over-borrowing, overhowlid a pow-wow a-bout the

citing, over-drinking, over-thinking, over.

(OU in OUR) moun-lains; the gou-ty owl

playing, over-riding, and over-acting of rrouched in his low-er, and the scowl-ing every kind and description, except over. cow bowed down dc-vcut-ly in her how-er; working. Industry is the foundation of sothe giour (jower) en-shrond-ed in pow-er riety, and the corner-stone of civilizution. en-dow-ed ihe count's prou-ess with a re. Recipients. We receive according to our remond trou-el, and found him with a stout states of mind and life: if we are in the love gown in the colin-ty town.

and practice of goodness and truth, we be59. Demosthenes, the Grecian orator, come the receivers of them in that propor paid many thousands to a teacher in Elocu- tion; but if otherwise, we form receptacles 11012; and Cicero, the Roman orator, after of their opposites,--falsity and evil. When having completed his education, in other

we are under heavenly influences, we know respects, spent two whole years in recitation, Wher one of the most celebrated tragedi- that all things shall work together for our ans of antiquity. Brutus declared, that he happiness; and when under infernal influwould prefer the honor, of being esteemned | ences, they will work together for our misthe master of Roman eloquence, to the glo. ery. Let us then choose, this day, whom we ry of many triumphs.

will serve; and then shall we know-where 60. Notes. 1. Ou and owo are the only representatives in consists the art of happiness, and the art of this diphthongal sound; the former generally in the middk of misery.

urls, and the latter at the end : in love, shou, and low, to silent. 2. There are 12 mnono-thongl vowels, or angle voice

Varieties. 1. Is not the single fact, that sun's and 4 diph-bungal vowels, or double voice sounds: these the human mind has thought of another or heari in isle, tune, oil and out. 5. There is a very incorrect world, good proof that there is one ? 2. Tol200 posive sound given ly some to this diphthont, particularly - the Northern stes, in consequence of drawing the corners of eration-is good for all, or it is good for the niveth lack, ani kinthe teeth too clos, while prononcing none. 3. He who swallows up the sub; nay be called a flat, naral sound: in sung it is worse stance of the poor, will, in the end, find that fuo is speech. It may be representei as follow-kou, nou,

it contains a bone, which will choke him. 4. un, prout, dou, kounty, theouit, &-c. Gol nature, set tai irg pe ple, living in coll ciimties, where they wish tukeep | The greatest share of happiness is enjoyed ir muth nearly close:1, when talking, are often guilty of this vull by those, who possess ulluence, without su

sty. Il may be avoided by opening the mouth wide projecting perfiuity, and can command the comforts of te trider jaw and making the sound deep in the throat.

life, without plunging into its luxuries. 5. Do Anecdote. Woman as she should be. A

not suppose that erery thing is gold, which young woman went into a public library, in a certain toun, and asked for Man as he is." liters; build not your hopes on a sandy “That is out!, Viss,” said the librarian; « but foundation. 6. The world seems divided

into two great classes, agilates and the nonwe have ·Woman as she should be.'" She

agitators : why should those, who are estab woh the book and the hint too.

lished on the immutable rock of truth, tear Where are the heroes of the ages past : Where the brave chieftains-where the mighty of great price ; for where there is no resist

[ones agitation? 7. True humiliation--is a pearl Who flourish'd in the infancy or days? .!!! to the grare gone down!- Ontheir fallin fame, ance, or obstacle, there, --heaven, and its incantant, inecking at the pride of man,

fluences must enter, enlighlen, leuch, purify slis grim Forretfulness. The varrior's arm

create and support. Lies nerreless on the pillow of its shame :

The only prison, th't enslaves the suul, itushd is his stormy tvice, and quenched the blaze Is the dark habitation, where she dwells, of bis red ope-ball.

As in a noisome dungeon.

39. Reading-by vowel sounds only, is Proverbs. 1. A man is no better for liking analagous to singing by note, instead of by himseif, if nobody else likes hins. 2. A white uoril. This is an exceedingly interesting glore often conceals a dirty hand. 3. Better pass and important exercise: it is donc, simply, at once, than to be always in danger. 4. Misunboy omitting the consonants, and pronounc- derstandings-are often best prevented, by pere ing the vowels, the same as in their

and ink. respec

5. Enouledge is treasure, and memory tive words. First, pronounce one or more

is the treasury. 6. Crosses-are ladders, leadwords, and then re-pronounce them, and ing to kearen. 7. Faint praise, is disparagement leave off the consonants. The vowels con

8. Deliver me from a person, who can talk only stitute the ESSENCE of words, and the conso- hole may see what will ver him. 10. If shrewd

on one subject. 9. He who peeps throgh a keySANTs give that material the proper FORM.

men play the fosi, they do it with a vengeance. 60 All the vowel sounds, thrice told,> 11. Physicians rarely take medicines. 12. Curses, James Parr; Hall Mann; Eve Prest; Ike Sill; Like chickens, generally come home to roost. od Pool Forbs; Luke Munn Bull; Hoyle Prout-ate palms walnuts apples, peaches was instigated to propose war against the

Anecdote. A get-off. Henry the Fourth melons, ripe figs, cocoas goosberries hops, Protestants, by the importunity of his Par. cucumbers prunes, and boiled sour-crout, to liament; whereupon, he declared that he their entire satisfaction. Ale, ah, all, at; would make every member a captain of a eel, ell; isle, dll; old, ooze, on ; mute, company in the army : the proposal was up, full; oil, ounce. Now repeat all these then unanimously negatived. vowel sounds consecutively,: A, A, A, A;

Contrasts, Our fair ladies laugh at the E, E; I, I; 0, 0, 0; U, U, V; 0i. Ou.

Chinese ladies, for depriving themselves 61. Elocution--comprehends Expulsion of of the use of their feet, by tight shoes and Sound, Articulation, Force, Time, Pronunci- bandages, and whose character would be ation, Accent, Pauses, Measure and Melody ruined in the estimation of their associates, of Speech, Rhythm, Emphasis, the Eight if they were even suspected of being able Notes, Intonation, Pitch, Inflexions, Circum- to walk :-while they, by the more danger. tieres. Cadences, Dynamics, Modulation, destroy functions of the body far more im.

ous and destructive habits of light-lacing, Style, the Passions, and Rhetorical Action. Reading and Speaking are inseparably con- portant, not only to themselves, but to their

offspring ; and whole troops of dandies, nected with music ; hence, every step taken quite as taper-waisted, and almost as mas. in the former, according to this systen, will culine as their mothers, are the natural readvance one equally in the latter : for Music sults of such a gross absurdity. If io be is but an elegant and refined species of Elo- admired-is the motive of such a custum, i! cution.

is a most paradoxical mode of accomplish. 62. CERTAIN VOWELS TO BE PRONOUNCED ing this end ; for that which is destructive

In reading the following, be of health, must be more destructive of beau. very deliberate, so as to share the sounds per- ty-hal beauty, in a vain effort to preserve fortly, and give each syllable clearly and dis- which, the victims of this fashion have de. tinctly; and in all the ex-alm-ples, here and roled themselves to a joyless youth, and a elsewhere, make those sounds that are ob premature decrepitude, jects of attention, very prominent. Ba-al,

Varieties. 1. Is it best to divulge the truth the o-ri-ent q-e-ro-nant and cham-pi-on of fi- to all, whatever may be their state of mind cr-y scor-pi-ons, took his a-t-ri-al fight into and life? 2. A good tale--is never the worso the ge-o-met-ri-cai em-py-re-an, and drop- for being twice told. 3. Those who do not pred a beaute-ti-ful ri-o-let into the Ap-pi-i Fo- love any thing, rarely experience great enjoyruin, where they sung hy-me-ne-al re-qui- ments; those who do love, often suffer deep ems; Be-cl-ze-bub vi-o-lent-ly rent the va-ri- griefs. 4. The way to heaven is delightful P-2a-ted di-a-dem from his zo-o-log-i-cal cra- to those who love to walk in it; and the diffi. ni-um, and placed it on the Eu-ro-pe-an ge- cullies we meet with in endeavoring to keep ni-i, to me-li-o-rate their in-cho-ate i-de-a of it, do not spring from the nature of the way, mu-ring the pit-e-ous in-val-ids of Man-tu-a but from the state of the traveler. 5. lle, and Pom-pe-i, with the tri-en-ni-al pan-a-ce-a who wishes nothing, will gain nothing. 6. 11 of no-ol-0-y, or the lin-e-a-ment of a-ri-es. is good to know a great deal; but it is better Notes. 1. The constituent diphthongal sounds of I are near.

to make a good use of what we do know. 7. -- 81 a. arul 14; those of u, approach to 21 e, and 210: three of Every day-brings forth something for the 24, 90 34/a, and 21 i; and those of or to 310, 2nd 21 o: make an't mind to be exercised on, either of a inontal, amlyze theni, and observe the funnel siage of the lips, which

or external character; and to be faithful in plange with the changinx sounds in passing from the radicals to forse tanishem 2 Preveatives and curatives of ineipiene discase, it, and acquit ourselves with the advantage aux le lourd to these principles, priore and exercises. derived thereby, is both wisdom and duty.


Whether be knew things, or no, Nerds not the aid of furniga omament ;

llis tongue eternally would go ; But is, when anndorrod adorned the must.

For he had impudence at will. BRONSON. 3


63. Elocution and Music being insepar. Notes. 1. la Song, as well as in Speech, the Articulation able in their nature, every one, of common

Ritch, Force, and Time, must be attended to ; i. e, in both arres organization, whether aware of it, or not,

ter the right form of the clements, the degree of elevation and so uses all the elements of Music in his daily pression of the voice, the kind and degree of bruiness of wx.

and their duration : there is nothing in singing that ouy Du • intercourse with society. When we call to

found in speaking. one at a distance, we raise the voice to the upper pitches: when to one near by, we

Anecdote. Musical Pun. A young Muo drop it to the lower pitches; and when at a sician, remarkable fr nis modesty and sinmedium distance, we raise it to the middle cerity, on his first appearance before the pubpitches: that is, in the first case, the voice lic, finding that he could not give the trilis, is on, or about the eighih note : in the sec- effectively, assured the audience, by way of ond, on, or about the first note: and in the apology, “ that he trembled so, that he could last place, on, or about the third or fifth not stuke. note. In commencing to read or speak in public, one should never commence above

Proverbs. 1. A word-is enough to the sci92. his fifth note, or below his third note: and, 2. It is easier to resist our bad passions at firsi, to ascertain on what particular pitch the than after indulgence. 3. Jokes—are bad coin lowest natural note of the voice is, pro- to all but the jocular. 4. You may find your nounce the word awe, by prolonging it, worst enemy, or best friend--in yourself. 5. Evwithout feeling ; and to get the upper one, cry one has his hobby. 6. Fools-- have liberty to sound cel, strongly.

say what they please. 7. Give every one his dut. 64. Vocal Music. In the towel sounds 8. He who wants content, cannot find it in an of our language, are involved all the ele. easy chair. 9. Il-will never spoke well. 10. ments of music; hence, every one who Lawyer's gowns are lined with the wilfulness of wishes, can learn to sing. These eight their clients. 11. Hunger-is an excellent sauce. vowels, when naturally sounded, by a de. 12. I confide, and am at rest. veloped voice, will give the intonations of

True Wisdom. All have the faculty the notes in the scale, as follows, com- given them of growing wise, but not equal. mencing at the bottom.

ly wise : by which faculty is not meant the 1ste in eel, 81-0 Cnote 0-8-la-High. ability to reason about truth and goodness Half tone.

from the sciences, and thus of confirining 1st i in Isle, 7-0- B note

whatever any one pleases ; but that of dis. Tone.

cerning what is true, choosing what is suit.

able, and applying it to the various uses of 2do in ooze, 6-0-- A note

life. He is not the richest man, who is able

to comprehend all about making money, and Tone.

can count millions of dollars ; but he, who Isto in old, 5 -0- Gnote 0-5-la-.Medium. is in possession of millions, and makes a

proper use of them. Tone.

Varieties. 1. Does not life--beget life, 4th a in at, 4

and death-generate death? 2. The man, Haif tone. 1st a in ale, 3--0- Enote 0-3-la-Medium. his misfortunes, not only feeds his own mis.

who is always complaining, and bewailing Tone.

ery, but wearies and disgusts others. 3.

We are apt to regulate our mode of livingda in ar, 2 0

more by the example of others, than by the

dictates of reason and common sense. 4. Tone.

Frequent recourse to artifice and cunning3d a in all, 1-O

note 0-1-la-Loro.

is a proof of a want of capacity, as well as 65. This Diatonic Scale of eight notes, does not grow better, as he grows olier, is a

of an illiberal mind. 5. Every one, who (though there are but seven, the eighth being spendthrift of that time, which is more prea repetition of the first,) comprehends five cious than gold. 6. Do what you knor. whole tones, and two semi, or half, tones. and you will know what to do. 7. As is An erect ladder, with seven rounds, is a the reception of truths, such is the percej. good representation of it; it stands on the tion of them in all minds. 8. Do you see grourd, or floor, which is the tonic, or first more than your brother? then be more note ; the first round is the second note, or humble and thankful; hurt not lnim wille supertonic'; the second round is the third thy meat, and strong food : when a man, he note, or mediant; the third round, is the will be as able to eat it as yourself, and. fourth note, or subdominant;, between perhaps, more so. which, and the second round, there is a semitone ; the fourth round is the fifth note, Walk with thy fellow creatures : note the hush or dominant ; the fifth round is ihe sixth And whisperings anjongst them. Noi a sprir: note, or submediant; the sixth round is the Or leaf-but haib his morning hymn ; cach bush serenth note, or sublonic; and the seventh And oak-doth know Lam. Carsthou noi sing + round is the eighth noie, or octave.

O leave thy cares and follies ! go this way, Keep one consistent plan--from end-lo end. And thou art sure to prosper, all the day.

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