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38. Oratory-in all its refinement, and Analogies. Light-is used in all lannecessary circumstances, belongs to no par-guages, as the representative of truth in its ticular people, to the exclusion of others; power of illustrating the understanding. nor is it the gift of nature alone; but, like Sheep, lambs, doves, &c., are analogous to, other acquirements, it is the reward of ardu- or represent certain principles and affections us efforts, under the guidance of consummate of the mind, which are pure and innocent; skill. Perfection, in this art, as well as in all tires of such affections: while, on the other and hence, we select them as fit representa others, is the work of time and labor, prompt-hand, bears, wolves, serpents, and the like, ed by true feeling, and guided by correct thought.

[0 in ON.]

are thought to represent their like affections. In painting and sculpture it is the artist's

39. The third sound of O is short: great aim, to represent, by sensible colors, ON; fore head, prod-uce; the dol-o-rous coll-ier trode on the bronz'd ob-e-lisk, and his solace was a com-bat for om-lets made of gor-geons cor-als; the tol-a-tile pro-cess of making ros-in glob-ules of trop-i-cal mon-ades is extraor-di-na-ry; the doc-ile George for-got the joc-und copse in his som-bre prog-ress to the moss broth in yon-der trough of knowledge; beyond the flor-id frosts of worn-ing are the sop-o-rif-ic prod-ucts of the hol-y-days.

40. Dean Kirwan, a celebrated pulpit orator, was so thoroughly convinced of the importance of manner, as an instrument of doing good, that he carefully studied all his tumes and gestures; and his well modulated and commanding voice, his striking attitudes, and his varied emphatic action, greatly aided his wing-ed words, in instructing, melting, inflaming, terrifying and overwhelming his auditors.

and to embody under material forms, cer tain ideas, or principles, which belong to the mind, and give form to his conceptions on canvass, or on marble: and, if his execution be equal to his conception, there will be a perfect correspondence, or analogy, be tween his picture, or statue, and the ideas, which he had endeavored therein to express. The works of the greatest masters in poetry, and those which will live the longest, contain the most of pure correspondences; for genuine poetry is identical with truth; and it is the truth, in such works, which is their living principle, and the source of their power over the mind.

been praised for his quickness of reply, a Anecdote. Ready Wit. A boy, having gentleman observed. When children are so keen in their youth, they are generally stupid when they become advanced in years." "What a very sensible boy you must have been, sir."-replied the lad.

Varieties. 1. Why is a thinking person like a mirror? because he reflects. 2. Self41. Irregulars. A sometimes has this sufficiency—is a rock, on which thousands sound: For what was the wad-dling swan perish; while diffidence, with a proper sense quar-rel-ing with the wasp wan-der-ing and of our strength, and worthiness, generally web-bling in the swamp? it was in a quan- ensures success. 3. Industry-is the law of da-ry for the quan-ti-ty of wars be-tween our being; it is the demand of nature, of reathe squash and wash-tub, I war-rant you. son, and of God. 4. The generality of manNotes. L. The o in nor is like o in on and or: and the rea-kind-spend the early part of their lives ir.

why it appears to be diderent, is that the letter r, when smooth,

being formed the lowest in the throat of any of the consonants, partakes more of the properties of the vowed than the rest. 2.0 is silent in the final syllables of pris-on, bi-son, dam-son, ma-son, par-son, sex-ton, ar-son, tia zun, glut-ton, par-don, but-ton, rea-sal,

mul-tɔn, la-enn, trea-son, reckon, sea-son, u-ni-son, he-ri-zən, crimsan, les-son, per-son, Mil-tən, John-son, Thomp-sən, &c.

Contributing to render the latter part miserable. 5. When we do wrong, being convinced of it-is the first step towards amend ment. 6. The style of writing, adopted by persons of equal education and intelligence,

go against reason and its dictates, when pure, is to go against God such reason-is the divine governor of man's life: it is the very voice of God.


Proverbs. 1. A man of gladness-seldom is the criterion of correct language. 7. To falls into madness. 2. A new broom sweeps clean. 3. A whetstone-can't itself cut, yet it makes tools cut. 4. Better go around, than fall into the ditch. 5. Religion-is an excellent armer, but a bad cloke. 6. The early bird-catches the worm. 7. Every one's faults are not written in their fore-heads. 8. Fire and water-are excellent servants, but bad masters 9. Fools and obstinate people, make lawyers rich. 10. Good counsel has no price. 11. Great barkers-are no biters. 12. Regard the interests of others, as well as your own.

"Tis liberty, alone, that gives the flower
of fleeting life its lustre, and perfume;
And we are weeds without it.

Man's soul-in a perpetual motion flows,
And to no outward cause-that motion owes.

Those evening bells, those evening bells!
How many a tale-their music tells
Of youth, and home, and native clime,
When I last heard their soothing chime.
Those pleasant hours have passed away,
And many car that then was gay,
Within the tomb -now darkly dwells,
And hea, D more those evening bells.
And so it win be when I am gone;
That tuneful peal—will still ring on,
When other bards-shall walk these dells,
And sing your praise, sweet evening bells.

42. Yield implicit obedience to all rules and principles, that are founded in nature and science; because, ease, gracefulness, and fficiency, always follow accuracy; but rules may be dispensed with, when you have become divested of bad habits, and have perfected yourself in this useful art. Do not, however, destroy the scaffold, until you have erected the building; and do not raise the super-struct-ure, till you have dug deep, and laid its foundation stones upon a rock.

43. U has three regular sounds: first, NAME Sound, or long: MUTE; June re-fu-ses as-tute Ju-ly the juice due to cu-cum-ber; this feudal con-nois-sieur is a suit-a-ble co-ad-ju-tor for the cu-ri-ous man-tua-ma-ker; the a-gue and [U in MUTE.] fe-ver is a sin-gu-lar nui-sance to the a-cuinen of the mu-lat-to; the cu-rate cal-culates to ed-u-cate this lieu-ten-ant for the tribu-nal of the Duke's ju-di-cat-ure.

44. Elocution, is reading, and speaking, with science, and effect. It consists of two parts: the Science, or its true principles, and the Art, or the method of presenting them. Science is the knowledge of Art, and Art is the practice of Science. By science, or knowledge, we know how to do a thing; and the doing of it is the art. Or, science is the parent, and art is the offspring; or, science is the seed, and art the plant.

45. Irregulars. Ew, has sometimes this diphthongal sound, which is made by commencing with a conformation of organs much Ike that required in short e, as in ell, terminating with the sound of o, in ooze; see the engraving. Re-view the dew-y Jew a-new, while the cat mews for the stew. In pronouncing the single sounds, the mouth is in one condition; but, in giving the diphthong, or double sound, it changes in conformity to them.

Notes. 1. U, when long, at the beginning of a word, or syllable, is preceded by the cons mant sound of y: i. e. it has this consonant and its own voted sound: as; u-ni-verse, (yu-ni-verse,) pen-u-ry, (pen-yu-ry,) stat-u-a-ry, (stat-yu-a-ry,) ewe, (yu,) volume, (vol-yume.) na-ture, (nat-yure,) &c.: but not in col-umn, al-um,

&c., where the u is short. 2. Never pronounce duty, dooty; tune, four; news, 2005; blue, bloo; slew, sloo; dews, doos; Jews, Joos; Tuesday, Toosday; gratitude, gratitoode, &c. 3. Sound all the syllables full, for a time, regardless of sense, and make every letter that is not silent, tell truly and fully on the ear: there is no danger that you will not clip them enough in practice.

Anecdote. A Dear Wife. A certain extravagant speculator, who failed soon after, informed a relation one evening, that he had that day purchased an elegant set of jewels for his dear wife, which cost him two thousand dollars. She is a dear wife, indeed," was the laconic reply.


In heads, replete with thoughts of other men; WISDOM, in minds attentive to their own.

Proverbs. 1. Fools make fashions, and other people follow them. 2. From nothing, nothing can come. 3. Give but rope enough, and 4. Punishment- may be he will hang himself.

tardy, but it is sure to overtake the guilty. 5.

He that plants trees, loves others, besides him

self. 6. If a fool have success, it always ruins him. 7. It is more easy to threaten, than to do. 8. Learning-makes a man fit company for kimself, as well as others. 9 Little strokes fell-eat oaks. 10. Make the best of a bad bargain. 11.

The more we have, the more we desire. 12. Genteel society-is not always good society.

The Innocent and Guilty. If those, only, who sou to the wind-reap the whirlwind, it would be well: but the mischief is-that the blindness of bigotry, the madness of ambition, and the miscalculation of diplomacy-seek their victims, principally, amongst the innocent and unoffending. The cottage is sure to suffer, for every erWhen error-sits in the seat of power and ror of the court, the cabinet, or the camp. authority, and is generated in high places, it may be compared to that torrent, which originates indeed. in the mountain, but commits its devastation in the vale below.

Eternal Joy. The delight of the soulis derived from love and wisdom from the Lord; and because love is effective through wisdom, they are both fixed in the effect, which is use: this delight from the Lord flows into the soul, and descends through the superiors and inferiors of the mind-into all the senses of the body, and fulfills it self in them; and thence joy becomes joy, and also eternal-from the Eternal.

Varieties. 1. Gaming, like quicksand, may swallow up a man in a moment. 2. Real independence-is living within our means. 3. Envy-has slain its thousands; but neglect, its tens of thousands. 4. Is not a sectarian spirit-the devil's wedge-to separate christians from each other? 5. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism— would not gain force on the plains of Marathon; or whose piety would not grow warmer among the ruins of Ionia. 6. Rational evidence-is stronger than any miracle whenever it convinces the understanding; which miracles do not. 7. Man, in his sal vation, has the power of an omnipotent Gou to fight for him; but in his damnation, he must fight against it, as being ever in the effort to save him.


There, as they change, Almighty Father! these
Are but the varied God. The rolling year
Is full of thee. Forth in the pleasing spring
Thy beauty walks, thy tenderness and love.
Wide flush the fields; the soft'ning air is balm;
Echo the mountains round; the forest smiles,
And ev'ry sense, and ev'ry heart is joy.

Even from the body's purity-the mind-
Receives a secret, sympathetic aid

46. By ANALYSIS-sounds, syllables, words, and sentences are resolved into their constituent parts; to each is given its own peculiar sound, force, quality, and meaning; and thus, every shade of vocal coloring, of thought and feeling, may be seen and felt. By SYSTHESIS, these parts are again re-united, and presented in all their beautiful and harmonious combinations, exhibiting all the varieties of perception, thought, and emotion, that can be produced by the human mind. 47. The second sound of U is short: UP; an al-tra numb-skull is a mur-ky scul-lion; she urged her cour-te-ous hus-band to coup-le himself to a tre-mendous tur-tle; the coun-try urchin pur-chased a bunch of mush and tur-nips, with an ef-ful-gent ducat, and burst with the bulk of fun, because the um-pire de-murr-ed at the suc-co-tash.

[U in UP.]

48. Lord Mansfield, when quite young, ⚫ used to recite the orations of Demosthenes, on his native mountains; he also practised before Mr. Pope, the poet, for the benefit of his criticisms; and the consequence was, his melodious voice and graceful diction, made as deep an impression, as the beauties of his style and the excellence of his matter; which obtained for him the appellation of "the silver-toned Murray."

Proverbs. 1. Like the dog in the manger, he will neither do, nor let do. 2. Many a slip between the cup and lip. 3. No great loss, but there is some small gain. 4. Nothing venture, nothing have. 5. One half the world knows not how the other half lives. 6. One story is good till another is told. 7. Pride-goes before, and shame-follows after. 8. Saying and doing, are two things. 9. Some-are wise, and some-are is full of other folk's money. 11. Common fame otherwise. 10. That is but an empty purse, that is generally considered a liar. 12. No weapon, but truth; no law, but love.

Anecdote. Lawyer's Mistake. When the regulations of West Boston bridge were drawn up, by two famous lawyers,-one section, it is said, was written, accepted, and now stands thus: "And the said proprietors shall meet annually, on the first Tues-day of June; provided, the same does not fall on Sunday."

Habits. If parents-only exercised the same forethought, and judgment, about the education of their children, as they do in reference to their shoemaker, carpenter, joiner, or even gardener, it would be much better for these precious ones. In all cases, what is learned, should be learned well: to do which, good teachers-should be preferred to cheap ones. Bad habits, once learned, are not easily corrected: it is better to learn one thing well, and thoroughly, than many things wrong, or imperfectly.

Varieties. 1. Is pride-an indication of talent? 2. A handsome woman-pleases the eye; but a good woman the heart: the former-is a jewel; the latter-a living treaowl-the gravest bird. 4. What a pity it is, sure. 3. An ass-is the gravest beast; an when we are speaking of one who is beautiful and gifted, that we cannot add, that he or she is good, happy, and innocent! 5. Don't rely too much on the torches of others; light one of your own. 6. Ignorance-is like a blank sheet of paper, on which we may write; but error-is like a scribbled one. 7. All that the natural sun is to the natural

49. Irregulars. A, E, I, O, and Y, Occasionally have this sound: the wo-man's hus-band's clerk whirled his com-rade into a bloody flood for mirth and mon-ey; sir squir-rel does nothing but shove on-ions up the col-lan-der; the sov-reign monk has just come to the col-ored mon-key, quoth my won-dering mother; this sur-geon bumbs the hor-ror-stricken bed-lam-ites, and couets the com-pa-ny of mar-tyrs and rob-bers, to plun-der some tons of cous-ins of their gloves, com-fort, and hon-ey; the bird envel-ops some worms and pome-gran-ates in its stom-ach, a-bove the myr-tle, in front of the tav-ern, thus, tres-pass-ing on the cor-er-ed vi-ands; the wan-ton ser-ton encom-pass-es the earth with gi-ant whirl winds, and plun-ges its sons into the bot-world, that is the Lord-to his spiritual

tom-iess o-cean with his shov-el.

Notes. 1. E and U, final, are rilent in such words as, bagus, vaque, eclogue, synagogue, plague, catalogue, rogue, denia.

bc. 2. Duo justice to every letter and word, and as soon thank of stepping backward and forward in walking, as to reproBounce your words a reading: nor should you call the words inemerly, any sooner than you would put on your shoes for your hat, or your bonnet for your shaol. 3. When e or i precedes one r, in the sune syllable, it generally has this sound: berth, mirth, bard, vir-cin, &c., me N. p. 4. Sometimes r is double in sound, written single.

Could we-with ink-the ocean fill,

Were earth of parchment made;
Were every single stick-a quill,

Each man-a scribe by trade;

To write the tricks-of half the sex,
Would drink the ocean dry :-
Gallants, beware, look sharp, take care,
The blind-eat many a fly.

creation and world, in which are our minds
and hence, he enlightens every man, that
cometh into the world.

Our birth-is but a sleep, and a forgetting;
The soul, th't rises with us, our life's star,
Hath had elsewhere-its setting,
And cometh from afar;
Not in entire forgetfulness,
And not in utter nakedness,

But trailing clouds of glory-do we come
From God, who is our home.

And 'tis remarkable, that they
Talk most, that have the least to say.
Pity-is the virtue of the law,

And none but tyrants-use it cruelly.

'Tis the first sanction, nature gave to man, Each other to assist, in what they can.

50. It is not the quantity read, but the | manner of reading, and the acquisition of correct and efficient rules, with the ability to apply them, accurately, gracefully, and involuntarily, that indicate progress in these arts: therefore, take one principle, or combination of principles, at a time, and practice it till the object is accomplished: in this way, you may obtain a perfect mastery over your vocal powers, and all the elements of language.


Proverbs. 1. Away goes the devil, when the door is shut against him. 2. A liar is not to be believed when he speaks the truth. 3. Never speak ill of your neighbors. 4. Constant occupation, prevents temptation. 5. Courage-ought to have eyes, as well as ears. 6. Experiencekeeps a dear school; but fools will learn in no other. 7. Follow the wise few, rather than the foolish many. 8. Good actions are the best sacrifice. 9. Ile who avoids the temptation, avoids the sin. 10. Knowledge-directs practice, yet practice increases knowledge.

Duties. Never cease to aval yourself of information: you must observe closelyread attentively, and digest what you read,converse extensively with high and low, rich and poor, noble and ignoble, bond and free,meditate closely and intensely on all the knowledge you acquire, and have it at per

51. The third sound of U is Pull: FULL; cru-el Bru-tus rued the crude fruit bruised for the pudding; the pru-dent ru-ler wounded this youth-ful cuck-oo, because he would, could, or should not im-brue his hands in Ruth's gru-el, pre-par'd for a faith-ful (U in FULL] dru-id; the butch-er's bul-let push-ed poor puss on the sin-ful cush-ion, and grace-fect command. Obtain just conceptions of ful-ly put this tru-ant Prus-sian into the pul-pit for cru-ci-fix-ion.

52. Avoid rapidity and indistinctness of utterance; also, a drawling, mincing, harsh, mouthing, artificial, rumbling, monotonous, whining, stately, pompous, unvaried, wavering, sleepy, boisterous, labored, formal, faltering, trembling, heavy, theatrical, affected, and self-complacent manner; and read, speak, sing, in such a clear, strong, melodious, flexible, winning, bold, sonorous, forcible, round, full, open, brilliant, natural, agreeable, or mellow tone, as the sentiment requires; which contains in itself so sweet a charm, that it almost atones for the absence of argument, sense, and fancy.

all you utter-and communicate every thing in its proper order, and clothe it in the most agreeable and effective language. Avoid all redundancy of expression; be neither too close, nor too diffuse, and, especially, be as perfect as possible, in that branch of oratory, which Demosthenes declared to be the first, second, and third parts of the science,―action,-god-like ACTION,-which relates to every thing.seen and heard in the orator. Elocution,-enables you, at all times, to command attention: its effect will be electric, and strike from heart to heart; and he must be a mere declaimer, who does not feel himself inspired-by the fostering meed of such approbation as mute attention,-and the re turn of his sentiments, fraught with the sym

53. Irregulars. Ew, 0, and Oo, occasionally have this sound: the shrewd wo-pathy of his audience. man es-chewed the wolf, which stood pulling Ruth's wol-sey, and shook Tru-man Wor-ces-ter's crook, while the brew-er and his bul-ly crew huz-za'd for all; you say it is your truth, and I say it is my truth; you may take care of your-self, and I will take care of my-self.

Varieties. 1. Have steamboats- -been the occasion of more evil, than good? 2. Those that are idle, are generally troublesome to such as are industrious. 3. Plato says— God is truth, and light-is his shadow. 4. Mal-information-is more hopeless than noninformation; for error-is always more dithcult to overcome than ignorance. 5. He, that will not reason, is a bigot; he, that can not reason, is a fool; and he, who dares not reason, is a slave. 6. There is a great differ ence between a well-spoken man and an orafor. 7. The Word of God-is divine, and, in its principles, infinite: no part can really 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 jury have been inocula-it may appear so in the letter: for the letter killeth; but the spirit-giveth life. ted for stupidity." "That may be,” replied is opponent; "but the bar, and the court, are of opinion, that you had it the natural way."

Notes. 1. Beware of omitting vowels occurring between consonan's in unaccented syllables: as hist'ry, for his-to-ry; lit'ral for lil-e-ral; votry, for vo-ta-ry; past'ral, for pas-to-ral; numb'ring, for num-ber-ing; corp'ral, for cur-po-ral; gen'ral, for gen-e-ral; mem'ry, for mem-o-ry, &c. Do not pronounce this sound of u like ou in toon, nor like u in mute; but like u in full: as, chew, not choo, &c. 2. The design of the practice on the forty-four sounds of our letters, each in its turn, is, besides developing and training the voice and ear for all their duties, to exhibit the general laws and analogies of pronunciation, showing how a large number of won's should be pronounced, which are often spoken incorrectly.

O there are hours, aye moments, that contain
Feelings, that years may pass, and never bring.
The soul's dark cottage, batter'd, and decay'd.
Still lets in light,thro' chinks, that time has made.

They are sleeping! Who are sleeping?
Pause a moment, softly tread;
Anxious friends--are fondly keeping
Vigils-by the sleeper's bed!
Other hopes have all forsaken,-

One remains,-that slumber deep;
Speak not, lest the slumberer waken
From that sweet, that saving sleep.

54. A Diphthong, or double sound, is the | union of two vowel sounds in one syllable, pronounced by a single continuous effort of the voice. There are four diphthongal sou ids, in our language; long i as in isle; oi, in oil ; the pure, or long sound of u in lure, and ou in our; which include the same sounds under the forms of long y in rhyme; of oy in coy; of en in per; and ow in how. These diphthongs are called pure, because they are all heard; and in speaking and singing, only the radical, (or opening fullness of the sound,) should be prolonged, or

Proverbs. 1. Home is home, if it be ever so

homely. 2. It is too late to complain when a thing is done. 3. In a thousand pounds of law, there is not an ounce of love. 4. Many a true word is spoken in jest. 5. One man's meat is another man's poison. 6. Pride, perceiving humility HONORABLE, often borrows her cloke. 7 Saywell-is good; but do-well-is better. 8. The eye, that sees all things, sees not itself. 9 The crow-thinks her own birds the whitest. 10. The tears of the congregation are the praises of the minister. 11. Evil to him that evil thanks. Do good, if you expect to receive good.

Our Food. The laws of man's constitu

55. Diphthongs. Oi and Oy: OIL;tion and relation evidently show us, that the

[OI in OIL.]

broil the joint of loin in poi-son and oint-ment; spoil not the oysters for the hoy-den; the boy pitch-es quoits a-droit-ly on the soil, and sub-joins the joists to the pur-loins, and em-ploys the de-stroy'd toi-let to soil the reser-voir, lest he be cloy'd with his me-moirs. 56. The late Mr. Pitt, (Lord Chatham,) was taught to declaim, when a mere boy; and was, even then, much admired for his talent in recitation: the result of which was, that his ease, grace, power, self-possession, and imposing dignity, on his first appearance in the British Parliament, "drew audience and attention, stili as night;" and the irresistible force of his action, and the power of his eye, carrried conviction with his arguments.

Notes. 1. The ratical, or root of this diphthong, commere nearly with 31 n, as in all, and its vanish, or terminating pent, with the name sound of e, as in el; the first of which is in

plainer, simpler and more natural our food is, the more pefectly these laws will be fulfilled, and the more healthy, vigorous, and long-lived our bodies will be, and consequently the more perfect our senses will be, and the more active and powerful may the intellectual and moral faculties be rendered by cultivation. By this, is not meant that we should eat grass, like the ox, or confine ourselves to any one article of food: by simple food, is meant that which is not compounded, and complicated, and dressed with pungent stimulants, seasoning, or condiments; such kind of food as the Creator designed for us, and in such condition as is best adapted to our anatomical and physiological powers. Some kinds of food are better than others, and adapted to sustain us in every condition; and such, whatever they may be, (and we should ascertain what they are,) should con

more perfectly fulfil the laws of our being, and secure our best interests.

dicated by the engraving above. 2. Avoid the vulgar pronuncia-stitute our sustenance: thus shall we the tion of te, for oil; pier, for joist; pint, for point; bile, for bod; font, for; wit; hist, for host; spile, for spoil; quate, for quoit; pur-ive, for pur-bin; pi-zen, for pov-son; brile, for broil; cyde, for cicy, d, ke.. this surf, especially, when given with the jaw

much deppel, and muude lips, has in it a captivating nobleness, but beware of extremes. 3. The general rule for pronuncing the vowels in-they are open, continuous, or long, when final ju accented words and syllables; as a-ble, father, aw-ful, me-tre, ble, are shut, if acrete, or short, when followed in the same syllable by

nkie, moted, tu-mult, bru-tal, p.ison, ou-ter-most, but they

a chumant, as, ap-t le, sex-er, hi-fle, pot-ter, bui-ton, sym-pa-thy.

Examples of exceptionale, are, all, file, note, tune, &c. 4. Anather general rule isua vowel followed by two cocsonants, that are repeated in the pronunciation, is short: as, mat-ter, ped-lar,

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Varieties. 1. Was Ere, literally, made out of Adam's rib? 2. He is doubly a conqueror, who, when a conqueror, can conquer himself. 3. People may be borne down by oppression for a time; but, in the end, vengeance will surely overtake their oppres


4. It is a great misfortune-not to be able to speak well; and a stil! greater one. not to know when to be silent. 5. In the hours of study, acquire knowledge that will be useful in after life. 6. Nature-reflects the light of revelation, as the moon does that of the sun. 7. Religion-is to be as much like God, as men can be like him: hence, there is nothing more contrary to

Anecdote. The king's evil. A student of medicine, while attending medical lectures in London, and the subject of this evil being on hand. observed that the king's evil had been but little known in the Unit-religion, than angry disputes and conten ed States, since the Revolution.

They are sleeping! Who are sleeping } Misers, by their hoarded gold ; And, in fancy-now are heaping Gems and pearls-of price untold. Golden chains-their limbs encumber, Diamonds-seem before them strown; But they waken from their slumber, And the splendid dream-is flown. Compare each phrase, examine every line, Weigh every word, and every thought refine.

tions about it.

The pilgrim fathers-where are they?

The wares, that brought them o'er,
Still roll in the bay, and throw their spray,
As they break along the shore :—
Still roll in the bay, as they roll'd that day,
When the May Flower moor'd below;
When the sea around, was black with storms,
And white the shore-with snow.

By reason, man-n Godhred can discern:
But how he should be worship'd, cannot learn.

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