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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 lives of such affections : while, on the other
and hence, we select them as fit representaothers, is the work of time and labor, prompt- hand, bears, wolves, serpents, and the like, ed by true feeling, and guided by correct are thought to represent their like affections. thought.
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
and to embody under material forms, cerdol-o-rous coll-ier trode on the
tain ideas, or principles, which belong to the bronz'd ob-e-lisk, and his sol
mind, and give form to his conceptions on ace was a com-bat for om-lets
canvass, or on marble : and, if his execumade of gor-geous cor-als; the
tion be equal to his conception, there will vol-a-tile pro-cess of making 10 in ON.)
be a perfect correspondence, or analogy. beros-in glob-ules of trop-i•cal mon-ades is ex
tween his picture, or statue, and the ideas, traor-di-na-ry; the doc-ile George for-got which he had endeavored therein to express. the joc-und copse in his som-bre
The works of the greatest masters in poe
prog-ress to the moss broth in yon-der trough of try, and those which will live the longest, knowl-edge; beyond the flor-id frosts of contain the most of pure correspondences; morn-ing are the sop-o-rif-ic prod-ucts of for genuine poetry is identical with truth; the hol-y-days.
and it is the iruth, in such works, which is 40. Dean Ktrwan, a celebrated pulpit ora
their living principle, and the source of their tor, was so thoroughly convinced of the im- power over the mind. portance of manner, as an instrument of do- been praised for his quickness of reply, a
Anecdote. Ready Wit. A boy, having ing good, that he carefully studied all his
gentleman observed, -" When children are tones and gestures ; and his well modulated so keen in their youth, they are generally and commanding voice, his striking attitudes, stupid when they become advanced in and his varied emphatic action, greatly aided years." " What a very sensible boy you his wing-ed words, in instructing, melting, must have been, sir, "-replied the lad. inflaming, terrifying and overwhelming his Varieties. 1. Why is a thinking person auditors.
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 wab-bling in the swamp ? it was in a quan- ensures success. 3. Industry—is the law of da-ry for the quan-ti-iy of wars be-tween our being; it is the demand of nature, of reathe squash and wash-lub, I war-rant you.
son, and of God. 4. The generality of manNotes. 1. The o in nor is like o in on and or: and the rea kind—spend the early part of their lives in son why it appears to be different, in that the letter to w ten senantias contributing to render the latter part miserabeing formed the lowest in the throat of any of the consonants, partakes more of the properties of the vowed than the rest. 2. Oble. 5. When we do wrong, being convincis silent in the final syllables of prison, bi-son, am-son, ma-son, ed of it-is the first step towards amendpar-su, sex-ton, ar-son, bla-zon, glut-ton, par-ton, but-ton, rea-son, ment. 6. The style of writing, adopted by mut-ton, ba-con, trea-son, reck-, sea-son, u-ni-son, ho-ri-zon, crimson, les-son, per-son, Mil-ton, John-son, Thomp-son, &c.
persons of equal education and intelligence, Proverbs. 1. A man of gladness-seldom is the criterion of correct language. 7. Tó falls into madness. 2. A new broom sweeps go against reason and its dictates, when pure, clean. 3. A whetstone-can't itself cut, yet it is to go against God: such reason-is the dimakes tools cut. 4. Better go around, than fall vine governor of man's life: it is the very into the ditch. 5. Religion-is an excellent ar-voice of God. mor, but a bad cloke. 6. The early bird-catches
THE EVENING BELLS. the roorm. 7. Every one's faults are not written Those evening bells, those evening bells ! in their fore-heads. 8. Fire and water-are ex- How many a tale--their music tells cellent serrants, but bad masters. 9. Fools and of youth, and home, and native clime, obstinate people, make lawyers rich. 10. Good When I last heard their soothing chime. counsel-bas no price. 11. Great barkers--are Those pleasant hours have passed away, no biters. 12. Regard the interests of others, as
And many a heart, that then was gay, well as your own.
Within the tombnow darkly dwells, 'Tis liberty, alone, that gives the flower
And hears no more those evening bells. or fleeting life its lustre, and perfume ;
And so it will be when I am gone; And we are weeds without it.
That tuneful peal-will still ring on, Man's soul-in a perpetual motion flows, When other bards-shall walk these dells, And to no outward cause--that motion owes. And sing your praise, sweet evening bells.
42. Yield implicit obedience to all rules Proverbs. 1. Fools — make fashions, and and principles, that are founded in nature other people follor them. 2. From nothing, and science; because, ease, gracefulness, and nothing can come. 3. Give but rope enough, and efficiency, always follow accuracy; but rules he will hang himself. 4. Punishment—may be may be dispensed with, when you have be-tardy, but it is sure to overtake the guilty. 5. come divested of bad habits, and have per- He that plants trees, loves others, besides himfected yourself in this useful art. Do not, self. 6. If a fool have success, it always ruins however, destroy the scaffold, until you have him. 7. It is more easy to threaten, than to do. erected the building; and do not raise the 8. Learning-makes a man fit company for himsuper-struct-ure, till you have dug deep, and caks. 10. Make the best of a bad bargain. 11.
self, as well as others. 9 Little strokes fell great laid its foundation stones upon a rock.
The more we have, the more we desire. 12. Gen. 43. U has three regular sounds: first, teel society-is not always good society. NAME sound, or long : MUTE;
The Innocent and Gullty. If those, June re-fu-ses as-tute Ju-ly the
only, who sow to the wind--reap the whirl. juice due to cu-cum-ber; this feu
wind, it would be well : but the mischief dal con-nois-sieur is a suit-a-ble
is—ihat the blindness of bigotry, the mad. co-ad-ju-tor for the cu-ri-ous
ness of ambition, and the miscalculation of man-tua-ma-ker; the a-gue and [U in MUTE.) diplomacy-seek their victims, principally, fe-ver is a sin-gu-lar nui-sance to the a-cu- amongst the innocent and unoffending. men of the mu-lat-to; the cu-rate cal-cu- The cottage-is sure to suffer, for every er. lates to ed-u-cate this lieu-ten-ant for the tri- ror of the court, the cabinet, or the camp.
When error sits in the seat of power and bu-nal of the Duke's ju-di-cat-ure.
authority, and is generated in high places, 44. Elocution, is reading, and speaking, it may be compared to that torrent, which with science, and effect. It consists of two originates indeed, in the mountain, but parts: the Science, or its true principles, and commits its devastation in the vale below. the Art, or the method of presenting them. Eternal Joy. The delight of the soulScience is the knowledge of Art, and Art is derived from love and wisdom from the is the practice of Science. By science, or Lord ; and because love is effective through knowledge, we know how to do a thing; and wisdom, they are both fixed in the effect, the doing of it is the art. Or, science is the which is use: this delight from the Lord parent, and art is the offspring; or, science flows into the soul, and descends through is the seed, and art the plant.
the superiors and inferiors of the mind-in.
to all the senses of the body, and fulfills it. 45. Irregulars. Ew, has sometimes this self in them; and thence joy-becomes joy, diphthongal sound, which is made by com- and also eternal-from the Eternal. mencing with a conformation of organs much Varieties. 1. Gaming, like quicksand, like that required in short e, as in ell, termi- may swallow up a man in a moment. 2. nating with the sound of o, in ooze; see the Real independence-is living within our engraving. Re-view the dew-y Jew a-new, means. 3. Envy-has slain its thousands ; while the cat mews for the stew. In pro- but neglect, its tens of thousands. 4. Is not nouncing the single sounds, the mouth is in a sectarian spirit—the devil's wedge—to sepone condition; but, in giving the diphthong, arate christians from each other? 5. That or double sound, it changes in conformity to man is little to be envied, whose patriotismthem.
would not gain force on the plains of MaraNotes. 1. U, when long, at the beginning of a word, or thon; or whose piety would not grow warm. syllable, is preceded by the consonant sound of y: i. e. it has this er among the ruins of Ionia. 6. Rational consonant and its own vowel sound: as; u-ni-verse, (yu-ni-verse,) evidence-is stronger than any miracle, pest-u-ry, (pen-yu-ry,) stat-u-a-ry, (stat.yu-a-ry,)ewe, (yu,) col-ume, (vol-yume,) na-ture, (nat-yure,) &c.: but not in col-umn, al-um, whenever it convinces the understanding: &c., where the u is short. 2. Never pronounce duty, doty; tune, which miracles do not. 7. Man, in his saltoon; news, noos; blue, bloo; slew, sioo; dews, doos; Jews, Joos; vation, has the power of an omnipotent God Tuesday, Toosday; gratitude, gratitoode, &c. 3. Sound all the to fight for him; but in his damnation, he syllables full, for a time, regardless of sense, and make every let. ter that is not silent, tell truly and fully on the ear: there is no
must fight against it, as being ever in the efdanger that you will not clip them enough in practice.
fort to save him. Anecdote. A Dear Wife. A certain extravagant speculator, who failed soon after, These, as they change, Almighty Father! these informed a relation one evening, that he Are but the varied God. The rolling year had that day purchased an elegant set of Is full of thee. Forth in the pleasing spring jewels for his dear wife, which cost him Thy beauty walks, thy tenderness and love. two thousand dollars. “She is a dear wife, Wide flush the fields ; the soft'ning air is balm; indeed," was the laconic reply.
Echo the mountains round; the forest smiles, Knowledge-dwells And ev'ry sense, and ev'ry heart is joy. In heads, replete with thoughts of other men; Even from the body's purity-the mindW18DOM, in minds attentive to their own. Receives a secret, sympathetic aid.
46. By ANALYSIS-sounds, syllables, Proverbs. 1. Like the dog in the manger; words, and sentences are resolved into their he will neither do, nor let do. 2. Many a slip beconstituent parts ; to each is given its own tween the cup and lip. 3. No great loss, but peculiar sound, force, quality, and meaning; there is some small gain. 4. Nothing venture, and thus, every shade of vocal coloring, of nothing have. 5. One half the world knows not thought and feeling, may be seen and felt. how the other half lives. 6. One story is good
7. Pride-goes before, and By SYNTHESIS, these parts are again re-uni- till another is told. ted, and presented in all their beautiful and shame-follows after. 8. Saying and doing, are harmonious combinations, exhibiting all the two things. 9. Some--are wise, and some-are varieties of perception, thought, and emotion, is full of other folk's money. 11. Common fame
otherwise. 10. That is but an empty purse, that that can be produced by the human mind.
is generally considered a liar. 12. No weapon, 47. The second sound of U is short: but truth; no law, but love. UP; an ul-tra numb-skull is a mur-ky scul-lion; she urged
Anecdote. Lawyer's Mistake. When the her cour-le-ous hus-band to
regulations of West Boston bridge were drawn coup-le himself to a tre-men
up, by two famous lawyers-one section, it dous tur-tle; the coun-try ur.
is said, was written, accepted, and now stands chin pur-chased a bunch of [U in UP.) thus: “And the said proprietors shall meet mush and tur-nips, with an ef-ful.gent duc- annually, on the first Tuesday of June ; at, and burst with the bulk of fun, because provided, the same does not fall on Sunday.” the um-pire de-murr-ed at the suc-co-tash.
Habits. If parents-only exercised the 48. Lord Mansfield, when quite young, same forethought, and judgment, about the used to recite the orations of Demosthenes, education of their children, as they do in on his native mountains ; he also practised reference to their shoemaker, carpenter, joinbefore Mr. Pope, the poet, for the benefit of er, or even gardener, it would be much bet. his criticisms ; and the consequence was, hister for these precious ones. In all cases, melodious voice and graceful diction, made what is learned, should be learned well : to as deep an impression, as the beauties of his do which, good teachers-should be preferred style and the excellence of his matter; to cheap ones. Bad habits, once learned, which obtained for him the appellatiou of are not easily corrected : it is better to learn " the silver-toned Murray."
one thing well, and thoroughly, than many 49. Irregulars. A, E, I, O, and Y, things wrong, or imperfectly. occasionally have this sound: the wo-man's Varieties. 1. Is pride an indication of hus-band's clerk whirled his com-rade into a talent? 2. A handsome woman-pleases bloody food for mirth and mon-ey; sir the eye; but a good woman the heart: the squir-rel does noth-ing but shove on-ions up former—is a jewel; the latter a living treathe col-lan-der; the sov-reign monk has just sure. 3. An ass—is the gravest beast; an come to the col-ored mon-key, quoth my owl-the gravest bird. 4. What a pity it is, won-dering mother; this sur-geon bumbs the hor-ror-stricken bed-lam-ites, and cov.
when we are speaking of one who is beautiets the com-pa-ny of mar-tyrs and rob-bers, ful and gifted, that we cannot add, that he to plun-der some tons of cous-ins of their or she is good, happy, and innocent! 5. gloves, com-fort, and hon-ey; the bird en-Don't rely too much on the torches of others ; vel-ops some worms and pome-gran-ates light one of your own. 6. Ignorance—is in its stom-ach, a-hove the myr-tle, in front like a blank sheet of paper, on which we may of the tav-ern, thus, tres-pass-ing on the write ; but error-is like a scribbled one. 7. cov-er-ed vi-ands; the wan-ton sex-ton en. All that the natural sun is to the natural com-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-less O-cean with his shov-el.
creation and world, in which are our minds Notes. 1. E and U, final, are silent in such words as cometh into the world.
and hence, he enlightens every man, that bogue, vague, eclogue, synagogue, plague, catalogue, rogue, dema. gogue, &c. 2. Do justice to every letter and word, and as soon Our birth-is but a sleep, and a forgetting; think of stepping backuard and fortoard in walking, as to repro
The soul, th't rises with us, our life's star, bounce your words in reading: nor should you call the words in.
Hath had elsewhere—its setting, correctly, any sooner than you would put on your shoes for your hat, or your bonnet for your shawl. 3. When e or i precedes one
And cometh from afar; T, in the same syllable, it generally has this sound : berth, mirth, Not in entire forgetfulness, heard, vir-gin, &c., see N. p. 18. 4. Sometimes is double in sound, And not in utter nakedness, though written single.
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, The blind-eat many a fly.
Each other to assist, in what they can,
50. It is not the quantity read, but the Proverbs. 1. Away goes the decil, when the manner of reading, and the acquisition of door is shut against him. 2. A liar is not to be correct and efficient rules, with the ability believed when he speaks the truth. 3. Never to apply them, accurately, gracefully, and speak ill of your neighbors. 4. Constant occuinvoluntarily, that indicate progress in these pation, prevents temptation. 5. Courage—ought arts : therefore, take one principle, or com- to have eyes, as well as ears. 6. Experiencebination 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 the way, you may obtain a perfect mastery over foolish many. 8. Good actions are the best sacri
fice. 9. He who avoids the temptation, avoids language.
the sin, 10. Knowledge-directs practice, yet 51. The third sound of U is short: practice increases knowledge. FULL; cru-el Bruótus rued the
w ม Duties. Never cease to avail yourself of crude fruit bruised for the pudding ; the pru-dent ru-ler wound.
information : you must observe closelyed this youth-ful cuck-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 free, gru-el, pre-pard for a faith-ful [U in FULL.) meditate closely and intensely on all the dru-id; the butch-er's bul-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-fix-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, wbining, 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, affected, and self-complacent manner; and read, speak, sing, in such a
tion, -god-like ACTION,—which relates to clear, strong, melodious, flexible, 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, that it almost be a mere declaimer, who does not feel himatones for the absence of argument, sense, self inspired—by the fostering meed of such and fancy.
approbation as mute attention,-and the re53. Irregulars. Ew, 0, and Oo, occa- turn of his sentiments, fraught with the symsionally have this sound: the shrewd wo- pathy of his audience. man es-chewed the wolf, which stood pul. Varieties. 1. Have steamboats-been ling Ruth's wol-sey, and shook Tru-man the occasion of more evil, than good? 2. Wor-ces-ter's crook, while 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 industrious. 3. Plato saysis your truth, and I say it is my truth; you God is truth, and light—is his shadow. 4. may take care of your-self, and I will take
Mal-information-is more hopeless than noncare of my-self.
Notes. 1. Beware of omitting rowels occurring between information; for error—is always more difficonsonants in unaccented syllables: as hist'ry, for his-tompy; litral cult to overcome than ignorance. for lit-eral; vot'ry, for vo-ta-ry; pastral, for pastorai; numb'ring, that will not reason, is a bigot; he, that canfor num-bring; corp'ral, for cur-po-ral; gen'ral, för gen-o-ral; not reason, is a fool; and he, who dares not mem'ry, for mem-o-ry, &c. Do not pronounce this sound of 26
reason, is a slave. 6. There is a great differlike oo in boon, nor like u in mute ; but like u in full: as, chew, not choco, &c. 2. The design of the practice on the forty-four muridsence between a well-spoken man and an oraof our letters, each in its turn, is, bxsides developing and training tor. 7. The Word of God-is divine, and, the voice and ear for all their duties, to exhibit the general laws in its principles, infinite: no part can really and analogies of pronunciation, showing how a large number of
contradict another part, or have a meaning words should be pronounced, which are often spoken incorrectly.
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 ; ted for stupidity.” “That may be,” replied
but the spirit-giveth life. his opponent; “but the bar, and the court,
They are sleeping! Who are sleeping ? are of opinion, that you had it the natural
Pause a moment, softly tread; way."
Anxious friends-are fondly keeping
Vigils-by the sleeper's bed! O there 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 cottage, batter'd, and decay'd. Speak not, lest the slumberer waken Still lets in light,thro'chinks, that time has made. From that sweet, that saving sleep.
[OI in OIL.)
54. A Diphthong, or double sound, is the Proverbs. 1. Home is home, if it be ever 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 ; 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 humilitylure, and ou in our ; which include the same HONORABLE, often borrows her cloke. 7. Saysounds under the forms of long y in rhyme; well—is good; but do-well—is better. 8. The of oy in coy; of ew in pew; and ow in how. eye, that sees all things, sees not itself. 9. The These diphthongs are called pure, because crow-thinks 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 to him that evil thinks. 12. ness of the sound,) should be prolonged, or Do good, if you expect to receive good. 8g.
Our Food. The laws of man's constitue55. Diphthongs. Oi and Oy: OIL;tion and relation evidently show us, that the broil the joint of loin 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 fulpitch-es quoits a-droit-ly on the
filled, and the more healthy, vigorous, 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 de-stroy'd toi-let to soil" the res
the more active and powerful may the inteler-voir, lest he be cloy'd with his me-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 we 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 recitation : the result of which food, is meant that which is not compounded, was, that his ease, grace, power, self-pos- and complicated, and dressed with pungent session, and imposing dignity, on his first stimulants, seasoning, or condiments ; such appearance in the British Parliament, “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 the 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, his arguments.
and adapted to sustain us in every condition; Notes. I. The radical, or root of this diphthong, com- and such, whatever they may be, (and we mences nearly with 32 ch, as in all, and its vanish, or terminating should ascertain what they are,) should conpoint, with the name sound of e, as in eel; the first of which is indicated by the engraving above. 2. Avoid the vulgar pronuncia- stitute our sustenance : thus shall we the tion of ile
, for oi; jice, for joist'; pint, for point ; büe, for boil; more perfectly fulfil the laws of our being, fint, for joint ; hist, for hoist ; spile, for spoil; quate, for quoi ; and secure our best interests. Pur-line, for purloin ; pi-zen, for poi-son; brile, for brou; clyde, for doyed, &c.: this sound, especially, when given with the jaw Varieties. 1. Was Eve, literally, made much dropped, and rounded lips
, has in it a captivating nobleness ; out of Adam's rib? 2. He-is doubly a but beware of extremes. 3. The general rule for pronouncing the conqueror, who, when a conqueror, can convowels is—they are open, continuous, or long, when final in ac quer himself. 3. People may be borne down cented words and syllables; as a-ble, fa-ther, au-ful, me-tre, bible, by oppression for a time; but, in the end, are shut, discrete, or short, when followed in the same syllable by vengeance will surely overtake their oppresa consonant ; as, ap-ple, sever, lit-tle, pot-ter, brul-ton, sym-pa-thy. sors. 4. It is a great misfortune-not to be Examples of exceptionale, are, all, ble, note, tune, &c. 4. An able to speak well ; and a still greater one, other general rule is a vowel followed by two consonants, that not to know when to be silent. 5. In the are repeated in the pronunciation, is short : as, mat-ter, ped-lar, hours of study, acquire knowledge that will lil-ter, brut-ler, &c.
be useful in after life. 6. Nature-reflects Anecdote. The king's evil. A student the light of revelation, as the moon does of medicine, while attending medical lec. that of the sun. 7. Religion—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, than angry disputes and contened States, since the Revolution.
tions about it. They are sleeping! Who are sleeping ? The pilgrim fathers—where are they? Misers, by their hoarded gold;
The waves, that brought them o'er,
Still roll in the bay, and throw their spray,
As they break along the shore :
Diamonds-seem before them strown; When the May Flower moor'd below;
And white the shore-with snor. Compare each phrase, examine every line, By reason, man-a Godhead can discern: Weigh every word, and every thought refine. But how he should be worship'd, cannot learn.