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744. ALEXANDER'S FEAST.
The many rend the skies with loud applause; Twas-at the royal feast, for Persia won, So lote was crowned, bui music-won the cause. By Philip's warlike son.
The prince, unable to conceal his pain. Aloii, in awful stule, the godlike hero sat
Gased on the fair, who caused lus case, On his imperial throne.
Aus ghidurl looked; sighed and looked His valiant peers--were placed around,
Sgbed and looked; and sighed agailu: Their brows, with roses, and with myrules bound; Ailength, with love, and wine, ili onerappress'th So, should desert. in arms he crowned.
The vanquislied vicior--sun--upon her breast The lovely Thais, by luis side,
Now, sisike the golden lyre again;. Sat, like a bloom ng Eastern bride,
A louder yet, and yet u louder strain: in hower of youth, and beauty's pride.
Break luis bands of sleep asunder, Happy happy, happy pair!
And rouse him. Iike a railing peal of Durder. None but the brave, none but the brave.
Hark: bark!--the horrid sound
(dead, Xone but the brave---deserve the fair.
Hath ra sed up his head, as awaked from the Timotheus, placed on-gh,
And amazed le stares a round. Amid the tuneful choir,
Revenge, revenge! Timotheus cries-
See the furies urise! With flying fingers-ouched the lyre;
See the snakes thai they real, The trembling poiea ascend the sky,
How they hiss in the air, And heavenly joy's mspire.
And the sparkles that flash from their eyes! The song-legan from Jove,
Behold a ghasily hand, each a torch in his hand! Who let his blissful seats alove;
These are Grecian ghosts, that in battle were sain, Such is the power-of in ghiy love.
And, unburied, remain inglorious on the plan. A dragon's fieri form belied the god :
Give the vengeance due to the valiant crew. Subima, on radiant spheres he roue,
Behold, how they loss their torches on ligh! When be, 10 fair Olympia pressed, (the world. How they poul to the Persian abodes, Ar.d stamped an image of himself, a sorereign of And glittering iemples of their hostile gors! The listening crowd-adınire the lofty sound: The princes applaud, with a furious joy; (stroy: A present de ly! they shout around;
and the king seized a flambeau, with zeal to do A present deily! the vaulted roois rebound.
Thais led the way, to light him to his prey; With ravished ears, the monarch hears; And, like another Helen-fired another Troy. Assumes the god, aflects 10 hod,
Thus, long ago, ere hearing bellows learned 10 And seems to shake the spheres.
While orgass yet were mute : (blow, The praise of Bacchus, then, the sweet musician Timotheus, to his breathing flute and sounding lyre, Or Bacchus. ever fair, and ever young. (sung, Could swell the soul ip rage, or kindle sou desire. The jolly god in iriumph comes !
At last, divine Cecilia came,
Inventrese of the vocal frame.
The sweel enthusiast, from her sacred store,
(comes ! Enlarged the former narrow bounds, Nw. give the hautboy's breath — he comes! he
And added length--lo solemn sounds, (lore. Bacchus, ever fair and
With mature's mother-wil, and aris unknown be-
Lei old Timotheus yield the prize,
Or both divide the crown;
He-raised a mortal-to the skies;
She--drew an angel down.--Dryden.
ORATOR PUFF. foothed with the sound, the king grew vain;
Mr. Orator Pull-had two toces--in his voice, Fought his baules o'er again; (the slain.
The one-squeaking thas, and the other down so; And thrice he rouled all bis loes,and thrice le siew
In each sentence he utter'd he gave you your choice, The master saw the madness rise;
For one half was B alt, and the rest G below.
Oh! Oh! Oratar Pa,
One voice for an orn'or's surely enough,
But he still talked away, spite of curls and of frowna, He chose a mournful muse, sos pity to infuse, So distracting all ears with his ups and his downs He sung Darius, great and good, cien, That a wag once, on hearing the era or siy,
By too severe a late, falleni, talien, fallen, fal “My voice is for war," ask'd him, “ Wich of them, prayon
Oh! oh! &c.
Reeling hom wards, one evening, top-heavy with gin, Deserled, in his ulnost need,
And rehearsing his speech on the weight of the crown, By those, his former lounty fed,
He tripp'd rar a suw.pit, and tumbled right in, On the bare earıb-exposeil he lies,
"Sinking fund," the last words as his boddle came dow). With not a friend-to close his eyes.
Oh! oh! &e.
" Gand Lard'" he exclain, in his he and the treen, The various turns of fate below,
* Help me out '-help me out I have broen my bones And, now and then, a sigb he stole,
“Help you cut!" said a Paddy, who passid, " what a bother And lears--began to tow.
Why, Here's two of you there ; can't you help one 21
Oh! oh! &c.
CHARACTER OF A GOOD DARSOX. 'Twas but a kindred sound to move;
His preaching much, but more his pracuce wro'i For pity--melts the mind to love.
(A living sermon of the truths he laught;) Soily sweet i Lydian meusores, Soon, he soothed his soul 10 pleasures;
For this by rules severe his life he squared, War, he sung, is toil and trouble;
That all might see the doctrine which they heart Honor, but an empty bublile;
For priesis, he said, are patterns for the rest; Never ending, still beginning,
(The gold of hcar'n, who bear the God impress'd; Fighting still, and still destroying. If the world be worth thy winning,
But when the precious coin is kept unclean, Think, oh! think it worth enjoying!
The sovereign's image is no longer seen. Lovely Thais sits beside thee;
If they be foul on whom the people trust, Take ihe good the gods provide theo. Well may the baser coin contraci a rust.
745. AUSTRIAX SLANDERS AND HUNGARIAN the final catastrophe; he, who marked their BRAVERY. Kossuth While, during our holy behaviour, towards the ricors, when all was lost; Bruscle, we were secluded from the world, our he, who knows what sore curres is mixed in the enemies, wanting to cover their crimes by lies, prayers of the Magyar, and what kind of sentiLoll you the tale, that in llungiry, we are but nient is burning alike in the breast of the olul a insignificant party-and this party finasicized and of the child, of the strong man and of the by myself Well, I feel proud at my country's tender wife, and ever will be burning on, till the sirength They stirred up, by foul delusions, hour of national resurrection strikes; he, who even to the fury of civil war, our Croat, Wallack, is aware of all this, will surely bow before my serb, and Slovack brethren against us: but this people with respect, and will acknowledge, with did not sutlice. The house of Austria poured all me, that such a people wants nos to be inspired, i forces upon us; but this would not do; we but that it is itself an everlasting sourre of beet them down. The proud dynasty was forced | inspiration. Such are the people of ilungary. 10 oop at the foot of the Czar. He thrust his And for me, my only glory is, that this people lions upon us; and still we could have been a found in myself. the personification of their own match for them : One thing there was, that we. sentiments. the plain children of straight-uprightness, could no: match; that is, the intrigues of Russian 746. CAPABILITIES OF HUNGARY AND HER diplomary, which know how to introduce treason SYMPATHISERS - Kossuth. Some have questioned into our ranks. This caused us to fail, coinbined the capabilities of llungary, to maintain herself sih Kursian arms. But still we were styled a as an independent nation. But she has all the party, fanaicized by me. ** Well, I thank thein elements of independence. She has four thousand for the word." You may judge by this, what German square miles, and a population of thirteen will then be, when not a mere party, but together, millions, who are brave and industrious, She all the Magyars, the Croats, Wallacks, Serly, and has no debt of her own, and she is not liable for Sioracks, unied into one body, will range under the debts of Austria. True, we created a debt, the sundiril of freedom and righi. And be ye during our recent struggle; but the house of sure they will. Humanity, with its childish faith, Austria burnt the greater part of it; 50, (thanks can be vieludled for a moment; but the bandage to them,) we are free from that. Then, llungary soon falls from its eyes, and it will be cheated no is, in consequence of her municipal institutions,
accustomed to cheap government. Municipal Afterward, the scorned party turned out to be a government is alıcays cheap; while centralized nation, and a valiant one. But still our enemies governinents are always drar. Again, she has maid, it was I, who inspired it. Perhaps there grea: resources; she is rich in mines, and could might be some glory in inspiring such a nation, supply the whole world with the purest salt, for and to such a degree. But I cannot accept the ten thousand years. Then, she has large national praise. No: it is not I who inspired the Hun- estates, which might be distributed so as to gerian people,- it was the Hungarian people who increase the revenue very materially. The prininspired E. Whatever I thought and still ciple of self-government is so strongly implanted think, whatever I felt and still feel, is but a in the Hungarians, that nothing can erailiale it. feeble pulsation of that heart, which beats in the And let it not be forgotten, that the freedom breasts of my people. The glory of battles, in of Hungary is intimately connected with the biscory, is axribed to the leaders; theirs are the question of freedom in Europe, and the principles laurels of immortality. And yet, on meeting the of self-government: and while you will not danger, they knew, that alive or dead, their interfere in the self-governinent of foreign nations, wames will live upon the lips of the people for you will determine not to allow other countries to ever. Ilow (iferent, how much purer, is the interfere. To this extent, I wish to see the people light spread on the image of thousands of people's of this country turn their attention to forrign sons, who, knowing that where they fall they will affairs, and exercise their intluence to spread the lie unknown, their names un honored and unsung principles of freedom and self-government.but who, nevertheless, animated by the love of Remeinber, that, with every down-beaten nation, fresdom and fatherland, went calmly on, singing one rampart of liberty falls. national autheins, against batteries, whose cross I therefore rely upon your active sympathy fire vomited forth death and destruction, and most confidingly, I rely upon it, in the name of took them, without firing a shot; they who fell, all who suffer oppression and languish for freefalling with the shout-"Hurrah for Hungary.'" dom, like iny people and myself. All they are And so they died by thousands,--the unnained my brethren, whatever tongue they speak, whatdemigods! Such are the people of Hungary. ever country they call their home. Members of Still they say, it was I, who have inspired them. the great family of mankind, the tie of blood is No; a thousand times, No. It is they who have strengthened between us by common sufferings. inspired me.
The namelerg woes of iny native land, as well as The moment of death is a dreary one. Even the general reception I enjoy, may, perhaps, the features of Caro partook of the impression entitle me to entreat you, out of the depths of of this drearinese. A shadow passed over the my own de olation ; take it for the cry of oppresed brow of Sorrales, on drinking of the hemlock humanity, crying out by my stuttering tongue. cup. But with us, those who behold the nameless Do not forget, ye lovers of liberty, in your own victims of the love of country, lying on the happiness, our sufferings. Remember, in your death-tirid bereal Bula's walls, met but the freedom those who are oppressed: remember, in impression of a ruljie on the frozen lips of the your own proud security the indignities ve dead and being answered those who would endure. Remember the tickleness of humagi fate. console- Never mind: Buda is ours: Hurrah --that those wounds, with which the nations for our Fanpa!", isey spokes and hell. bleed, are so many wounds intiicted on that He who witnessed such «ceres, no: 1,0!ions principle of liberty, which makes your glory and but as a constant rulr, with thousands of the happiness. Remember that is a tie in mankind's people's maineless sons: lie who su: the boy destiny ; be thankful for the tear of compassion weep, when told, that he was too young to die you shed over our mournful past,-- but, have for his country: he, who saw the spontaneous something inore than a tear,--have a brother's sacrifices of our nation; he, who saw what a hand to give to our pressure, and do unto us, as fury spread over the people, when they heard of you would have others do to you.
READINGS, RECITATIONS, AND DIALOGUES.
317 749. A DIALOGUE BETWEEN A MINISTER, A SOX S. of T. Let us not, by any thing offen.
OF TEMPERANCE, AND A TAVERX KE PER. sively personal, disturb, on this occasion, the (Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1851. balance of each other's minds. We thrie all by C. P. Broamua, 15 the Clerk's ().lce of the Distrit men of some experience, look upon the great Court of bestucky.
temperance movement, from ditlerent points Minister. I have never had but one opinion of observation. Each sees what is before on this subject, and that is adverse to your him, in a peculiar light, and comes to lis great "Movements," as you call them.
conclusions through a diferent course of Son of Temperance. (With surprise.) reasoning. No harm can, and some good Adrersc!
may, arise, froin an interchange of ideas. M. That is the word I have used.
Tar. Keep. So I think. And, it you, S. of T. You surprise me. Of all others, gentlemen, wish to converse on the subject I would expect to find, in the Minister of the of Temperance, I am willing to give you the Gospel, the axivocate of Temperance.
benefit of my conclusions on the subject. M. I am the advocate of Temperance.
M. Suppose, then, friend Tavern Keeper, S. of T. And, yet, you do not approve our you give us your views about Teinperance. ection in this cause.
Tav. Keep. Well; my view, to speak M. I do not.
frankly, is, that neither ministers nor temS. of T. Why so, sir?
perance men, as a general thing, are doing M. Your pledge is based upon a simple ball the good they might do. human resolution. Now, I acknowledge no S. of 7. Indeed! Low so? reforming power, but the grace of God. Build Tar. Keep. I do not speak lightly, nor the foundations of your Order npon religious from prejudice, in what say. It was but principles, and then I will have confidence natural, that, trom my relation to this move. therein. But, so long as all depends on the ment, I should, from the beginning, assume unsustained, unregenerated will of man, there an attitude of observation. At first, I was is no safety. Haman resolations may appear rather alarmed. You attacked the enemy so very strong for a time; but, so long as they vigorously, and carried point after point, with are ansastained by the silver cords of divine such indomitable bravery, that I really began truth, and the golden bands of divine love, to fear for my own position: and there was a they may be broken at any moment Your period, whei, blinded by self-interest, and pledges and associations are but external angry with the sweeping denunciations hurled bonds, in danger of being severed at any at the heads of tavern keepers, I would, had time, that inward struggling, self-love, sell it been in my power, have crushed the very interest, appetite, or unsubdued passion heart out of your salutary reform. That regain strength; but, religion is an attraction feeling, however, in time, passed away, and that draws from the centre of a man's life. was followed by a better state of mind. I and holds all in permanent intezrity. Your was still a careful observer; yet, with my * moral suasion," depend upon it, is of little i sympathies all on your side. value ; I believe only in religious "suasion." S. of T. And still continued in the traffic?
S. of T. What do you mean by religious ? Tar. Keep. (Not appearing to notice this
M. A change of heart, wrought by the remark.) li was not long, however, before I grace of God.
Such a change is worth a saw, that your system had in it a most futal thousand pledges. The new man is freed error. froin the shackles of old appetites and pas. S. of T. Ah! And pray what was this sions; he is washed from his impurities; he error? has left the fiery streams of sin, and drinks, Tav. Keep. You took from the clinging now, only of the wnters of life.
vine its old support, yet fuiled to furnish S. of T. But, how is a drunkard to begin another of adequate strenzth. to be religions?
M. You are right there, friend Tavern Tarern Keeper. I knew several of these Keeper: this I have always said. men, Parson B., who have been saved by S. of T. We procured employment for your religious “suasion," as you call it. the reformed inebriate. We organized asso. M. Well? What of them?
ciations, in which he might act with his Tav. Keep. Out of six, who joined the fellow man, and find others to lean upon in Church, four drink at my bar as freely as
his weakness; others, who would encoura: e ver; two keep sober, but one of these is a him to persevere in the good work he had hiszer rascal than he was before. These are begun. We interested his sympathies in the farts; and no one should be afraid to look at poor drunkard, and sent him forth into the facts. So much for your pledges, and so highways and by ways, the lanes and the much for your religion! I wouldn't give ailevs, on missions of mercy. muh for either.
Tar. keep. And, for a while, everything M. Nor would I give much for your hopes went on bravely. of heaven, friend 'Taver Keeper. You M. But, all was done in the strengili of instu't be angry with me, for speaking the mere hunan resolutions; and these are, in truth.
times of strong temptations, weaker than the Tov. Koep. 'The truth, as seen from yonr bruised reed. No wonder, that so many, moint of view. Not in the least angry. i am who had run well for a season, fainted and a plain spoken man of the world; I can failed by the way. There is, depend upon receive, in turn, a good share of plain speak it. no true reliance upon any kystem that is ing.
not based upon religion. The heart must first
he changed. Unless reformn begins here, all himself, no strength And with the Church is hopeless.
it is no better, but rather worse. Trir. Krep. So you ministers all say; and. M. Don't say that. yit, the pleilge has made tiliy sober men out Tav. Keep. It is true. There, everything, of drunkards, where your religion, as you call I might almost asseri, is taken away. The it, has made one I speak knowingly on the Church excludes all pleasures, as evil in subject.
themselves. What ground is there, therefore, M It pains me, to hear any one speak so for the reformed drunkard to stand upon ? lightly of religion.
M. The ground of trust in God. Tar. Kepp. Don't misunderstand me. I Tav. Keep. Good ground, I will own, for a:n no scotfor at God and the Bible.
those who can trust in Him. M. And yet you scoff at religion.
M. All may, if they will. Tav. Keep. Don't misunderstand me in Tav. Keep. But, there lies the great this, either. I have only spoken of the value difficulty. This willing to trust in God is of what you call religion, in reforming the easy enough in theory, but how difficult do drunkard. Do not construe my remarks into thousands, and tens of thousands, find it in any thing beyond this.
practice. Many seem, for a time, to trust in M. Whai we call religion ?
God; but the result proves, that it is only Tan Keep. Your suddenly wrought con seeming. Depend upon it, your Church versions. I mean. Your washing the Ethiop's systems, with here and there an exception, elain white in a moment. In this kind of fail to provide for that very class most in need religion I never had any faith: and this kind of its saving influence. You require them to of religion, let me te'l you, never had, nor ever come up to you, but never dream of going will have, any salutary efficacy, in saving down to them. men from the degradation of drunkenness. M. You make broad assertions, my friend.
M. The Bible is very explicit on this Tav. Keep. Yet true, as that the sun subject. To all men, whether sober or not, it shines. The children of this world, as they savs, Ye must be born again." Here is the were eighteen hundred years ago, are stiil only chance of salvation from evil.
wiser than the children of light. They co Pav. Keep. I have never questioned this down to the level of the ignorant, the sensual, Bat I have always questioned your common and the debased, and hold them where they interpretation of the scripture annunciation. are, by ministering to what is in them. But The Bible regards our natural birth as the the children of light," as the religionists of type oi spiritual birth, does it not ?
the day esteem themselves, never do this. M. Certainly.
They offer only mental pleasures and sublime Tav. Keep. And, yet, your new spiritual ecstacies, and condemn all sensual pleasures man is conceived and born in a moment;] as evil, Instead of coming down to the coming forth, as it were, in full stature. But, sensual-minded, with pure sensual pleasnres. in natural birth, there is brought forth a and, by these, gradually lifting them up, step vender. helpless, ignorant infant, and a growth by step, until, by an almost imperceptible therefrom. with almost imperceptible slow. transition, they are able to clevate them into ess; uutil, at length, we have the man in a perception of mental delights, they say lo Sul stature. If this is the case, naturally, all, in a spirit of self-righteousness, come up pies can we look for a different order of things to us. But, alas! who of the grovelling crowd wpiritually! I am no Doctor of Divinity; but, are able to go up? depend upon it, my friend, you can have no M. What would you have us do? tre spiritual man in any other way
Tav. Keep. I can say what I think it wise S. of T. There is. to my mind, force in for you to do. what you say; and I perceive some glimpses M. Well: what is it? of a new light breaking in upon me. Without Tav. Keep. Bring within the pale of the doubt, as experience too amply demonstrates, Church all innocent pleasures. there is some defect in our system; for, M. What do you call innocent ? though we can draw multitudes over to our Tav. Keep. Such as do not violate any of side, large nuinbers soon leave us for the old God's commandments. enticements. It seems too true, that we take M. Mention some of them. from the clinging vine its former supporta. Tav. Keep. Dancing, concerts of fine and fail to give another, having equal power music, exercises in elocution, dramatic repreto lift up to the breezes and sunshine. sentations, and all other modes of enjoyment
Tav. Keep. In other words, as 'Temperance not evil in themselves. reformers, you cut off from a man, who has M. No; never. sorbt. for years, his pleasure in sensual S. of T. You are right, friend Tavern indulgcuce, all his old delights; and, ere a Keeper! I see this as I never saw it before. new and higher life is developed, you fail to It is too true, that we have failed to provide substitute for him those innocent social plea innocent pleasures, blending the sensual with sires, that he may enter into withont danger. the intellectual, for those, who, during long You m:ke stirring appeals to his reason and years, have debased themselves in things manhood, and all that; while, in truth, he is merely corporeal. And this has arisen, but a child, weak-limbed, and tottering in the mainly, from our desire, as temperance anen, right way. You lift him upon his feet, and to be co-workers with the Churches. We say to him. “Walk on bravely. confidently, saw, and acknowledged, the power of God in and all will be well;" and, yet, he has, in saving men; and numbers of us had faith in
the pledge; only so far as it paved the way increase the common stock of enjoyment. A for religion, But, afar off, in stately attitudes, tew are drones in the bive; spending their stood the Church, with a repulsire, rather than days in idleness, and taking from others. an inviting aspect. It did not come down without rendering a just return of bevetits, to help us; bui rather rebuked us, for inter And there is yet another class, who are fering with its exclusive right to save men. neither producers nor idlers, but parasites,
Tav. Keep. Your arch-enemy knows better drawing life from the very hearts of the how to do his work. He understands the people; who pull down, but never aid in power of dramatic spectacles, of music and building up, the social fabric. Can you guess pictures, of all things that appeal to the the class to which I allude? senses; and he is daily gathering in his Tav. Kecp. To do so, would not, by any harvest, of those whom the Church neglects to means, be difficult. save. Under his particular patronage is the S. of T. It grieves me, friend Tavern theatre, which you might make so all-power. Keeper, to adjudge you as belonging to this ful for good; and, everywhere, he is seizing class. upon things innocent, yet despised and Tav. Keep. I will not gainsay your judg. neglected by the Church, and making them ment now. To-morrow it will be different. engines of destruction. But, good morning! S. of T. Do I hear aright? Will yon, I have said a great deal more than I expected indeed, give up this evil traffic? to say, at first. Pardon my free speaking; Tav. Keep. Such is my purpose, For and do not be so unwise as to reject what is some time, my mind has been approaching untrue, even though it be uttered by a Tavern this decision. It has been confirmed by our Keeper. Good morning. gentlemen.
present conversation, S. of T. Just one wood, if you please. S. of T. You will come over on our side, Tav. Keep. Well; speak freely.
and help us ? S. of T. 'I must also venture upon a plain Tav. Keep. I will abandon the sale of word or two, before we part. I acknowledge liquor. Thus much I owe to society, as a myself your debtor, for useful hints; perbaps good citizen. Beyond that, I can now pledge I may be of equal service to you.
myself to nothing. As already said, I do not Tav. Krep. Suy on: I am always willing think either your rule of action, or that of the to learn.
Church, the surest and best that can be S. of T. You seem to have thought a good adopted. You do not come down low enough, deal on the subject of temperance. Has it stooping under the poor debased drunkard, never occurred to you, that, as a vender of like the mother bird to her fledgings. You do liquor, you were doing harm in the com not wisely regard what is in man, You do munity
not come to his senses with enticements, and Tav. Kcer. O yes; often. But, then, thus give him the good, opposite to the evil have argued, that my giving up the sale of that bas been removed. But I have spoken ardent spirits, wouldn't lessen their consump- of this already. Good morning! tion. Some one else would take my stand, S. of T. May God confirm you in your and sell on, just the same as before. And, good resolutions. why, I have asked myself. should I not have M. Amen. the benefit, as well as another.
Tav. Keep. And may he bring to your S. of T. Might noi a thief, or robber, use love of serving your fellows, a higher intellithe same arguinent ?
gence; for, rest assured, that both of you have Tav. Keep. Not always; for, if he failed much to learn of the science, by which we to rob, or steal, in a certain case, his intended
are saved from evil. victim would, in all probability, go free of barm.
750. DEBATE-CHARACTER OY JULIUS CÆSAR. S. of T. Perhaps' so. Still, I do not understand how any one, as intelligent and
N. B. This Debate can be given as a WHOLE, OR observant as you are, can reconcile it to his any part of it be declaimed by one, or more instinctive sense of right, to make gain of that
individuals, according to circumstances. which destroys his brother, body and soul.
R. A., Chairman. Tao. Keep. I doubt, if many who sell liquor, permit that instinctive sense of righi, F. A., R. V., W.M., R. T., W. 8., 11. H., F. W.
THE DEBATERS.-J. G., F. M., R. P., R. G., B. (., to which you refer, to come into play. S. of T. How can they help ii?
R. A. Gentlemen, I am happy to see you. Tav. Keep. The selfish love of gain rules Agreeably to the notice of your late worthy over most of our impulses.
chairman, you have assembled to discuss the S. of T. Most true. But, are we just to propriety of calling Casar a Great Man. T ourselves, to say nothing of society, thus to promise myself much satisfaction from your permit self-love to overrule these better debate. I promise myself the pleasure of impulses ?
hearing many ingenious arguments on each Tav. Keep. I will not say that we are. side of the question, and the gratification of
M. Society is held in its integrity, by the witnessing a contest, maintained with animabood of mutaal benefits. The farmer, the tion, good humor, and courtesy. You are my mechanic, the manufacturer, the artist, are all sureties, and I shall not be disappointed. engaged in promoting the public gooit. Each The avocations of your late chairman bare works for, and provides, foort ramont, or not allowed him to resume his seat-a scat other things needful to sustain life, and ) honorable ia itseis, but mure honorable fruta