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Proverbs. 1. The true economy of every. 492. PAIN

thing is—10 gatlier ap ihe fragments of time, as may be either bo

well as of materials. 2. The earlier children are dily, or mental;

taught to be useful, the better; not only for themsimple, or acute. Bodily pain, is

selves, bui for all others. 3. Consider thut day as an uneasy sensa

lost, in which something has not been done for the tion in the body,

benefit of others, as well as for yourself. 4. False of any degree

pride, or foolish ambition, should never induce og from that which is slighi, to ex

10 live lyond our income. 5. To associate with treine torture; it

influential and genteel people, with an appearance may proceed

of equality, has its adrantages; especially, where from pressure,

there are sons or daughters just entering on the tenson, separation of paris liy

stage of action; but, like all other external advanviolence, or de

tages, they have their proper price, and may rangemellt of the

be bought 100 dearly; "never pay 100 much for fumet ons: meli

the whistle.” 6. Never let the cheapness of an artal paill-is uneasiness of mind : disquietude; anxiety; solici

ticle tempt you to purchase it, if you do not really tuile for the future; grief or sorrow for the past: need it; for nothing is cheap, that we do not wani. thus we suffer pain when we fear. or expect evil; 7. Vanity and pride inusi yield to the dictates of and we feel pain at the loss of friends, or proper- honesty and prudence. ty. Pain, and the like affections, indicate a pressure or straining.

Miscellaneous. Great Britain-has dotThe play of pain ted over the surface of the globe, with her Shoots o'er his features, as the sudden gust possessions and mililary posts; and her mornCrisps the reluctant lake, that lay so calm ing drum-beat, following the sun, and keepBeneath the mountain shadow; or the blast

ing company with the hours, circle the earth Ruffies the autumn leaves, that drooping, cling daily, with one unbroken strain of the mar. Faintly, and motionless to their lov'd boughs.

tial airs of England. The steam-engine is on What avails [pain, the rivers, and the buat man may rest upon Valor or strength, though matchless, quelled with his oars ; it is in the highways, and begins Which all subdues, and makes remiss the hands

to exert itself along the courses of land-conOf nightiest? Seuse of pleasure we may well Spare out of life, perhaps, and 1101 repine;

veyances; it is at the bottom of mines, a

thousand feet below the surface of the earth; But live content, which is the calmest lite;

it is in the mill and in the workshop of the But pain is perfect misery, the worst Or evils! and, excessire, overturns

trailers; it rou's, it pumps, it excavates, it All patience.

ploughs, it carries, it draws, it lifls, it hamAnd noi a virtue in the bosom lives

mers, it spins, it ueares, it prints, and seems That gives such ready pay as patience gives;

to say to artisans, Leave your manual labor, That pure submission to the ruling mind,

give over your bodily toil, use your skill and Fixed, but not forced; obedient, but not blind;

reason to direct my power, and I will bear The will of heaven to make her owul she tries,

toil, with no muscle to grow weary, no nerve Or makes her own to heaven a sacrifice. to relax, no breast to feel faintness. The dream of the injured patient mind,

VARIETIES. That smiles at the wrongs of men,

Cease, mourners; cense compluint and weep no Is found in the bruised and wounded rind Your friends are not dead, but gone before; (more; of the cinnamon, sweetest then!

Advanced a stage or two--upon the road, Anecdote. The Philosopher Outdone. A Which you must travel in the steps they trode. learned philosopher, being in bis study, a lit- True valor, friends, on virtue founded strong, tle girl came for some fire. Says the doctor, Meets all events alike. “But you have nothing to take it in;" and as Preach patience 10 the sea, when jarring winds, he was going to fetch something, the girl, Throw up the swelling billow to the sky; taking some cold ashes in one hand, put the And if your reason mitigate her fury, live coals on with the other. The astonished My soul will be as calm. sage threw down his books, saying, “With Contention, like a horse, all my learning, I should never have found Full of high feeding, madly hath broken loose, out that expedient."

And bears down all before him. Soon shall thy arm, unconquered steam' afar

The day shal! come, that great arenging day, Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car;

When Troy's proud glories in the dust shall lay Or, on wide-waving roings expanded, bear Send ihy arrows forth,

The flying charios—through the fields of air. Strike! strike the tyrants, and avenge my tears. The brare-do never shun the light:

Slander, that worst of poisons, ever finds Just are their thoughts, and open are their tempers ; An easy entrance to ignoble minds. Truly, without disquiet, they love, or hale; Other sius-only speak.-murder-shrieks out. Still are they found—in the fair face of day; The element of waler--moistens the earth; And hearen—and men—are judges of their actions. I But bloodAies upward, and bedews the heaven






return from the public schools, and when 493. Bodily, or

they had entered their mother's apartment, mental, signifies a

she, pointing to them, said to the lady high degree of pain, which may appro.

“ These are my jewels; the only ornaments priately be called

I admire." the agony is a se

Laconics. 1. If we complained less, and vere and perma

tried to encourage and help each other more, we hent pain; the an

should find all our duties more easily performed. guish an

2. Happiness-consists in the delight of perform whelining pain: a pang-is a sharp

ing uses for the sake of uses: that is, doing good pain, and generally

for the sake of good, instead of the love of reward, of shor! coulin

which is a selfish feeling: all selfish feelings pro uence: the pangs

duce unhappiness in the degree they are enterof conscience fre.

tained. 3. If we would be happy, we must put quently trouble the person who is not

away, as far as we can, those thoughts and feel. hardened in guilt;

ings, that have reference to self alone, and cultiand the pange o disappointed love are among vate the higher ones, that have reference to the the severest to be borne: What pangs the_tch: good of others, as well as ourselves. 4. To do der breast of Dido tear!" COMPLAINING-as when one is under violent pain.) distorts the fea- good, for the sake of delight in doing good, is a tures, almost closes the eyes ; sometimes raises selfish motive; but to do good to others, for the them wistfully; opens the mouth. gnashes the sake of making them happy, and, in doing it, for. teetli, draws up the upper lip, draws down the

5. li we head upon ihe breast, and contracts the whole get ourselres, is a hravenly motive. vody: the arms are violeztly bent at the elbows, would act from right molires, we must endeavor and the fists clenched, the voice is uttered in to put away every feeling, that is purely selfish; in groans, lamentations, and sometimes in violent doing which, every effort will give us strength, screains: extreme torture producing fainting and like the repeated efforts of a child, in learung lo deuth.

walk. 6. Parents should keep their children irom Oh, rid me of this toriure, quickly there,

every association that may iend to their injury, My madam, with thy everlasting roice.

either in precepl or practice. 7. Love is omnipoThe bells, in tine of pestilence, ne'er made

lent. Like noise, or were in that perpetual motion.

Varieties. 1. That profusion of lan. All my house,

(breath : But now, streamed like a bath, with her thick guage, and poverty of thought, which is calllarryer could not have been heard. nor scarce,

ed being spontaneous, and original, is no Another woman, such hail of words she let fall. proof of simplicity of heart, or freedom of 2. What! the rogue who rob5d me? do understanriing; there is more paper than hang him, drown him, burn him, tiay him gold, more words than i:leas, in this “ care

less wealih." 2. Combined with goodness alive. 3. Hold your tongue, we don't want to hear your nonsense about eating; hold and truth, oratory is one of the most gloyour tongue, and answer the questions, which rious distinctions of man; it is a power, that the justice is going put to you, about the mo- influences all: it elevates the affections and ney I lost, and which I suppose you have thoughts to enthusiasm ; and animates us taken.

in joy, and soothes us in sorrow; instructs,

guiles, and persuades us. 3. To resolve a Hide not thy tears: weep boldly--and be proud 'To give the flowing virtue manly way.

proposition into its simplest elements, we Tis nature's mark. to know an honest heart by.

must reason a posteriori ; by observing the Shame on those breusis of stone, that cannot melt

, relation of sequences, we are enabled to supIn soft adoption of another's sorrow!

ply antecedents, involving the same relation; O, who can hold a fire in his hand,

thus, amounting to the simplest state of a By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ?

proposition. Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite,

What nothing earthly gires, or, can destroy, By a bare imagination of a feast?

The soul's calm sunshine. and the hearselt joy, Or wallow naked in December snow, Is Virtue's prize. By thinking on fantastic summer's heat The friends thou hast, and their adoption tries, 0, no! the apprehension of the good,

Grapple them to thy soul, with hooks of sted. Gives but the greater feeling to the worse :

Mind,-can raise, Fell sorrow's tooth doth never rankle more,

From its unseen conceptions, where they lie. Thau when it bites, but lanceth not the sore.

Bright in their mine, forms, hues, that lock. Eurnity Anecdote. A rich Campanian lady, fond

Is it the language of some other state, of pomp and show, being on a visit to Corne

Born of its memory? For what-can wake lin, the illustrious mother of the Gracchii, The soul's strong instinct--of another world, displayed her jewels and diamonds ostenta- Like music? tiously, and requested that Cornelia should Without good company, ali dainties show her jewels. Cornelia turned the conver- Lose their true relish, and like painted grapes, sation to another subject, till her sons should | Are only seen, not tasted.


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How this grace 494. A mix

Speaks his own standing! what a mental power ed pass on, consisting of won

This eye shoots forth ! how big imagination der, mingled

Moves in this lip! to the dumbness of the gesture with pieasing

One might interpret. emotions; as

old men and lieldames, in the streets, Veneration, love,

Do prophecy upon it dangerously; esteem, ta kes a way the famil

Young Arthur's death is common in :heir mouths; iar gesture and

And when they talk of bim they shake their he'ds, expression of

And whisper one another in the ear; simple love: il is a compound

And he that speaks doth gripe the hearer's wrist; passion, excited

Whilst he that hears, makes fearful action, by some thing

With wrinkl'd brows, with nods with rolling eyes novel, rare,

I saw a smith stand with his hammer thus, great, or excel

The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool, lent, either of

Witb open mouth, swallowing a tailor's news: persons or their works: thus we

Who, with bis shears and measure in his hund, view the solar system with admiration. It Standing on slippers, (which his nimble baste keeps the respectful look and attitude: the syes Had safely thruat upon contrary feet,) are wide open, and now and then raised to wards heaven; the mouth is open ; the hands

Told or a many thousand warlike French, ; lifted up; the tone of voice rapturons ; speaks that were embattled and rank'd in Kent: copiously and in hyperboles Admiration - Another lean unwash'd artificer is looking at any thing attentively with appre- Cuts off his tale, and talks of Arthur's death. ciation; the admirer suspends his thoughts, not from the vacancy, but from the fullness of his Anecdote. It was so 'natural for Dr. mind: he is riveted to an object, which tom- Watts to speak in rhyme, that even at the porarily absorbs his faculties: nothing but what very time he wished to avoid it, he could not. is good and great, excites admiration; and none but cultivated minds are very susceptible of it ; His father was di pleased at this propensity, an ignorant person cannot admire: because he and threatened to whip him, if he did not does not apprecinte the value of the thing: the leave of making verses. One day, when he form and use must be seen at any rate. How beautiful the world is ! The green child burst into tears, and on his knees, said:

was about to put his threat in execution, the earth. covered with flowers--the trees, laden

Pray father, do, some pity take, with rich blossoms — the blue sky and the

And I will no more t'erses niake. bright water, and the golden sunshine. The world is, indeed, beautiful; and He, who against culumny, and reproach, than a good

Varieties. 1. What is a better security made it, must be beautiful.

conscience ? 2. What we commence-from It is a happy world. Hark! how the mer. the impulse of virtue, we too often continue ry birds sing—and the young lumbs-see! how they gambol on the hil --ile. Even the is the offspring of independence and virtue

from the spur of ambition ; avarice, herself, trees wave, and the brooks ripple, in gluul. 3. Wealth, suddenly acquired, will rarely ness. Yon eugle!-ah! how joyously he

abi le ;

'; nothing but quiet, consistent industry, soars up to the glorious henrens—the bird or

can render any people prosperous and happy. America. " Ilis throne-is on the mourtain-top;

4. Did you ever think seriously of the design, His fields - the boundless air ;

and uses of the thumb? 5. Music, in pracAnd hoary peak«, that proudly prop

tice, may be called the gymnastics of the afThe skies- his duellings are.

fections. 6. The difference between honor, He rises, like a thing of light,

and honesty--seems to be principally in the Amid the noontide blaze :

motive ; as the homest man does that from The midwav sun-is clear and bright; Love and duty, which the man of honor does, It cannot dim his gaze."

for the sake of character. 7. If there be any It is hupp' - I see it, and hear it all about thing, which makes one ridiculous, to beings me-nay, I feel it here, in the glow, the e'v- of superior ficulties, it must be prida. 8. quent glow of my own heart. He who As is the mother, so is the rlaughter ; think made it, must be happy.

of this () ye mothers, and improve. It is a great world! Look off to the mighty

The rich are wise. ocean, when the storni is upon it; to the He that upon his back rich garmen's wears, huge mountain, when the lh'inder and the Is wise, though on his head grow Midas' ears. lightninge play over it; to the vast forest, riold is the strength, the sinews of the world; the interminable waste; the sun, the moon, The health. the soul, the beanty most divine : and the myria 18 of fair stars, countless as the A mark of gold hides all deformities, saniis upon the sea-shore. It is a great, a Gold is heav'n's physic, life's restorative. magnificent world,—and He, who made it,

Orredulity, on! He is the perfection of all loveliness, all Thou hast as many ears, as fame-has longues, goulness, all greatness, all glory.

Opened-10 every sound of truth, as falsehood.



ADMIRATION AND ASTONISIIMENT, Maxims. 1. Never consider the opinions a 495. Implies

others in a matter that does not concern them. confusion, arising

2. It is of builiwe use to argue a point with one, from surprise, &c. at an extraordina

whose fiind is made up on the subject. 3. Beware ry, or unexpected

of objections, founded on wrong ideas. 4. A 100event: astonis

man's conclusions are generally proof against ment signifies to

the most eloquent reasonings. 5. Look auhin, strike with the

instead of without, for the true criterion of anoverpowering voice of thunder

tion, and be manly and independent. 6. Let the we are surprised

square and rule of life be- Is it right? 7. Be if that does, or

cautious in yielding your better judgment 10 !ho does not happen,

wishes of others. 8. We generally err, in underwhich we did, or did not expect ;

laking-what we do not understand. 9. They astonishment may

will surely be wise, who profit by experience. 10. be awakened by

A clear head-makes sure work. similar evenis, which are

Temperance. Happy are they that have unexpected, and

made their escape from the drinking custom of more unaccountable : ihus, we are astonished the world, and enrolled their names amongst the in find a friend at our house, when we suppos- friends of Temperance; for, by so domg, they ed he was hundreds of miles distanı; or to hear have most probably escaped from an early death. that a person has traveled a road, or crossed a Death, not only of the body, but of the soul, for stream, that we thought impassable.

the habit of intoxication is calculated to destroy These are thy glorious works, Parent of good,

both. Almighty! thine this universal frame, [then!

Varieties. 1. When once you profess Thus wondrous fuir: Thyself, how wondrous, yourself a friend, be always such. 2. Blame Unspeakable ! who silt'st above these heavens, not, before you have examined: und rstand, To us-invisible, or dimly seen

then rebuke. 3. Some people will never In these thy lowest works: yet these declare learn anything; for this reuson, they underThy goodness, b.yond thought, and power divine. stand everything too soon. 4. Who can calBec, what a grace was seated on this brow! culate the importance of learning to say, No. Hyperion curls; the front of Jove himself: 5. By following the order of Providence, and An eye like Mars, 10 threaten and cominand; obeying the laws of life and being, we shall, A station, like the herald Mercury,

not become fatigued. 6. Abstruction, is the New-lighted on a heaven-kissing hill.

power, which the understanding bas, of A combination, and a form indeed,

separating the combinutions, which are preWhere every go I did seem to set bis seal, sented to it; it is also called the power of conTo give the world assurance of a man.

sidering qualiti-8, or attributes of one object, What find I here?

apart from the rest. 7. There is a ProviFair Portia's counterfeit? What demi-god dence in the least of man's thoughts and acHath come so near creation ? More their eyes ? |tions ; yea, in all his common and trifling Or, whether riding on the lall of mine,

concerns. Seem they are in motion ? Here are sever'd lips, Parted with sugar breath : so sweet il bar (hairs, Words are like leaves ; and where they most aShould sunder such sweet friends: Here, in her Much fruit of sense beneath, is rarely found.lbound The painter plays the spider, and hath woven

False eloquence-like the prismatic glass, A golden mesh to entrap the hearts of men, Its gaudy colors spreads on every place : Faster than gnats in cobwebs.-- But her eyes !

The face of Nature-we no more survey, How could he see to do them ! having made one, All glares alike, without distinction gay: Methinks it should have power to steal buth his, but true expression, whale'er it shines upon, And leave itself unfinished.

Il gilds all objects, but it allers-none. Anecdote. While Thucidydes was yet a Erpression is the dress of thought, and still boy, he heard Heroilotus recite his histories, Appears inore decent—as inore suitable. at the olympic games, and is said to have A just man cannot fear; wept exceedingly. The “Father of Histori. Not, though the malice of traducing longues ans," observing how much the boy was mov- The open vastness of a tyrant's ear, ed, congratulated his fother, on having a child The senseless rigor of the wrested laws, of such promise, and advised him to spare no Or the red eyes of strain'd authority, vains in his education. Thucidydes became Shouli, in a point, meet all to take his life : one of the best historians of Greece.

His innocence is armor 'gainst all these.
Wise legislators never yet cold daw

Music so softens and disarms the mind,
A fox within the reach of cominon law ; That not an arrow does resistance find;
For posture, dress, grimace, and affectation, Thus the fair ly rant celebrates the prize,
Though foes to sense, are harmless to the nation; And acts herself ihe iriumph of her eyes ;
Our last redress is dint of verse to try,

So Nero once, with harp in hand. survey'd
And satire is our Court of Chancery.

His flaming Rome, and as it burn'd, he playd


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Maxims. 1. If a person fees wrong, he will son Passions. The following common ex. be very sure to judge wrong, and thence do pressions are full of meaning: such judg- wrong. 2. Passions strong. judgment wrong, all ments are passed every day, concerning dif- the world over. 3. Always do the very best you ferent individuals; “You might have seen it can, and then you'll be a wise man. 4. Children in his eyes : the looks of the man is enough; should be encouraged 10 do, whatever they un. he has an honest countenance: his manner aims low, can never hit called objects; and he

dertake, in the very best manner. 5. He who sets every one at his ease; I will trust him who is accustomed to do the best le can, in lower for his honest face; should he deceive me, I things, will be best prepared 10 aliain excellence will never trust any body again; he crunot in the highest. 6. Children should never be ul. look a person in the face ; his appearzuce is lowed 10 fall into habits of disorder in anything i against him; he is better (or worse,) can I nor permitted to put things oul of order, or mako took him to be."

work for others. 7. Of goods, prefer the greatest; 497. ADMONT

of evils choose the least. 8. Children are always

more attracted and inlerested by oral instruction, grave air bordering on severity; the

than by book instruction. heal is sometimes

Anecdote. A Quaker—was waited on by shaken at the per

four of his workmen, to make their complison we admonisht, as if we felt for the

ments to him, and ask for their usual Newmiseries he was

year's gifts. The Quaker told them, There are likely to bring upon himseli; the

your gifts,-choose fifteen francs, or the Bin band is directed 10

ble. All took the francs, but a lud, about the person spoken

fourteen, who chose the Bible, as the Qua10, and the fore-fo.

ker said it was a good book; and, on opening ger, projected for, ilin rest. Seeris to

it he found, between the leaves, a goll piece point morp Purcu

of forty francs. The others held down their larly to the danger

heads, and the giver told them, he was sorry we give warning of; the voce assuir 25 a low p'ich, vordering on a

they had not made a better choice. monotone, with a mixture of severity and syinpa- Varieties. 1. We cannot be truly just, thy or pity, and rejrouch. MISCELLANEOUS. 1. The habituating chil-justice ; because prudence leads us to in

without prurlence, or truly prudent, without dren to work for, and serve the poor, particu-quire what is just; and justice alone can larly poor children, with a good will, may justly be regarded, as tending to promote the prevent that perversion or intellect taking Teception of the highest order and quality of place, which often purses for prudence, but is heavenly virtue. 2. It is not in knowing the only cunning, the offspring or selfishness. will of God, but in cloing it, that we shall be right things, furnisi ed b_nature for our en

2. Temperunce signities the right use of tho blessed. 3. The nobles'

, aspect in which the joyment, so that they may not injure, but divine majesty oi' the Lord can be viewed, is that, in which he presented himself

, when our duties, dispose and fit is for their per

benefit us; and instead of unfilling us for he said, that he “cure, not to be ministered formance. 3. He, who is not tenperale, is a unto, but to minister;" and how great a priv- slave to his appetites and passims; the slave ileye ought we to esteem it to be, to follow of drinking, gluttony and lust; of prite, his example. 4. What a pity it is, that pai- vanity and ambition ; because he is not al rents and teuelers are not more anxious to liverty to ve, what he was created to be. mend the heart, than furnish the hearts of their children and pupils! 5. Charity is The prophet spoke: when, with a gloomy frown,

The monrch started--from his shining throne; something more than a word, or wish; it is

Black choler filled his breksi. that lol'd with irah the consistent practice of true wisdom.

And, from his eyeballs. flashed the living fire. Tis one thing to be tempted, Escalus,

Of beasts, it is confessed the apeAnother thing--to fall. I not deny

Comes nearest us--'ll human shape; The jury, passing on the prisoners life,

Like man. he imitates each fashios; May, on the sworn twelve, have a thief or two,

And malice-18 his ruling passion. Guiltier than him they try; what's open made "To justice, that it seizes on. What know (nant,

I hate, when rice can bolt her arguments, The iaus, that thietes do pass on thieves? 'tis preg

And rirtue-has no fougue, to check her prida The jerrel that we find, we sloop and tak'ı

But not to me return Because we see it; but what we do not see,

Day, or the sweet asproacb of eren and morn, We bread upon, and never think of it.

But cloud instead, and ever-during dark You may not so extenuate his offence,

Surrounds me. For I have had such faults; but rather tell me

If sweet content is ban'shed from my soul. When I, that censure him, do not so offend, Life grows a burden, and a weight of woe. Let me own judgment pattern out my death, Music--mores us, and we know not why: And nothing come in partial. He must die. We feel the lenrs, but canmoi trace their sourne

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