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ject of the exercise--unless he knows what habits are to be corrected by it, and what are the several qualifications he has to acquire or improve. The exercises should be gradational, and adapted to meet, in turn, every requisite of the art. Thus ordered, they would take their place among the duties of the learner with scarcely any addition to his toil; for the ensuing thin volume contains as large a Course of exercises as would be necessary, and though, with some pupils, it might be expedient to go through it again and again, yet a single lesson a week under a competent instructor during an advanced period of education, would abundantly answer the purpose.
SUBJECTS OF THE EXERCISES.
14. Effusions on imagining a Midnight Scene in a Re-
pository of the dead. R. Blair
15. Canute's Reproof. Hume ...
16. Douglas's Account of the Hermit. Home ............ 107
17. Fortitude is necessary to the enjoyment of Happi-
18. Mercy, to be genuine, must be given freely; and it
ought always to temper Justice. Shakspeare 110
19. The Mind disposing itsslf to Thought on the ap-
proach of evening. Hervey .... .....
20. Hamlet reflecting on his Irresolution. Shakspeare... 112