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among them a few weeks before; and I listened To these three points I wish to invite your life when the facility of acquisition is diminto the execution of the Magnifical, subsequent attention, viz. : its importance as an auxiliary ished, and the organs are less flexible than ly to a psalm,--to an anthem taken from the in education; the pleasure it conveys to the in early youth; while the instruction has been book of Isaiah before, and the Nunc Dimittis ear; and its power of producing emotion. given on the plan of benefit to the teacher raafter the sermon. Upon inquiry, I found that! In a country where the education of the ther than the taught; its difficulties have been among the choristers were some of the most | young is so important, and has, from the ear unnecessarily magnified; and it has been atrespectable men in the parish, who would per- liest period, received so much attention, and tempted to make every pupil a first rate solo haps have been shocked to have been told | excited so deep an interest as in our own, it singer. It has, too, been unfortunately regardplainly that they had been guilty of an awful is certainly singular that the aid of music has ed as a mere accomplishment, which might as profanation of the Sabbath ministration ; and, not been sought to stimulate the attention of the well be left to the pursuit of the young, the instead of seeking pardon for their sins, had youthful student, and introduce those habits of | frivolous and the worldly, and was unworthy been perverting one of the means of grace order and method which are indispensable to the attention of the parent, seriously anxious into a grievous occasion of transgression ; all the acquisition of the art, and are such impor- for the education of his child. which would have been prevented, had their tant means of progress in every species of It is the aim of the Academy to correct these minds been really turned to the "praise and knowledge. Music is at once a charming re errors and to reform this unwise practice; to glory of God," instead of to their own praise laxation from the tedious task, the dry drud teach the elements of music to as many children and glory. The simpler the tunes, the better gery of the grammar, the pen, or the slate, and as possible, at as early an age as practicable, for that purpose. “In psalms and hymns and a mode of discipline scarcely inferior in effica and thus, while giving to many the benefit of its spiritual songs,” we are required to make melo cy to the dullest lesson of the horn book, learn discipline, to discover those who have any pardy with our hearts unto the LORD. .

ed under the fear of the searching experiment ticular aptitude for its prosecution to a more London Coltager's Visiter. l of the birch or the ferule.

of the birch or the ferule. It is a study and an advanced degree of skill, and to save, for bet

amusement, a discipline and a sport. It teach ter purposes, the weary hours which have been EXTRACT FROM MR. ELIOT'S ADDRESS, ON THE es, in the most attractive manner, the advan wasted by so many unhappy daughters of song, OPENING OF THE BOSTON ODEON.

tage of combined, harmonious action, of sub- in attempting the difficult air, or to them imThough it may sound strangely to make an mission to rules, and of strict accuracy. All possible bravura. elaborate eulogy on an art, which, in all ages these are necessary to the agreeable result of It is not necessary to the understanding or of the world, has been recognised as one of the practice; and the attainment of that result | enjoyment of good music, whether vocal or inthe most delightful that can be practised, and is, itself, stimulus and reward sufficient for the strumental, that one should be able to perform which, by no very extravagant exaggeration, required exertion. It produces, in a remarka- | it one's sell, (an idea that has been strangely has been even called divine ; yet so much ble degree, the effect attributed by a classic prevalent in some of our churches,) but some error has existed among us, both as to its de | poet to all the elegant arts, of softening the | acquaintance with the design of music, and its sign and to its effect; it has been so hardly character and refining the manners. Nothing means of accomplishing its own designs, is judged, in consequence of the bad taste or the is more obvious than the change of tone, in necessary; and this knowledge will be very bad character of some who have practised it, children of the rougher sex, which follows a generally diffused, if the Academy should be that it may be of use simply to state what ef- | moderate proficiency in this exquisite accom successful in its plans. Part of the effect, fects it is designed and is able to produce. plishment. Are these tendencies of no value, therefore," of the operations of our Academy,

Nearly all sounds, natural and artificial, or of slight importance? Surely not. The will be to make good listeners, as well as good from the overwhelming crash of the thunder, teacher, who experiences so often the want of performers, and one is scarcely less desirable or the deep toned roar of the cataract, to the some agreeable stimulus to the flagging atten than the other. animated song of the happy bird; from the tion, and the need of relaxing his own toil, It ought not to be omitted, in enumerating lowest bass of the organ, to the shrill note of will seize upon music with grateful avidity; the advantages of a musical education, that its the fife, or the harsh rattle of the drum ; from while the pupil will wonder what has become effect on the physical constitution, on the dethe sublime voice of the tempest, to the gentle of the weariness he felt a moment before, and velopment and healthy action of the organs sigh of the zephyr; from the shout of the man his eye will brighten, and his apprehension principally exercised by it, is decidedly beneto the laughing prattle of the infant, are adapt- | quicken, at the first sound of the music lesson.

| quicken, at the first sound of the music lesson. ficial; and in a country and climate in which ed to excite emotion; and music is the science But, perhaps, it may be said, this is all ima- pulmonary diseases are so prevalent, every of adapting, and the art of producing those ginary. It is a fine thing to talk about, but remedy, especially of an agreeable and presounds, and combinations of sound, best suited how can it be done? How can a school full ventive kind, should be diligently used. to create the emotions intended to be awakened of children be taught to sing, when it is so diffiwithin us. cult to teach a single pupil, who has the exclu

ORGANS OF SPEECH. It is manifest, that if any considerable de sive attention of a master for hours of every 1 The nose and roof of the mouth may be regree of proficiency be made in music, it is an day? The simplest, most direct, and most garded as the sound-board of the voice. The agent of great power for good or for evil; and satisfactory answer to this question, is a refer teeth form a bridge or barrier upon which the in every age, and in every country, powerful ence to the schools which have been, and are lips and tongue are constantly playing, and their emotions have been excited by music adapted now taught by the professors of the Boston beauty and regularity contribute much to the to the degree of civilization of the people and Academy of Music. No difficulty occurs in neatness of speech. The action of the tongue the time. Even in our own unmusical age teaching those rudiments of music which are is susceptible of high cultivation, and upon its and nation, who is there can resist the conta all it is necessary to give; and no doubt can activity depends much of that silvery tone of gious effect of the lively march, the solemn be entertained of the favorable tendency of the voice that delights us. With many, it lies a dirge, or the dance-moving air of the ball study, by those who will examine for them- | sluggish lump in the mouth ; as when proroom? These are but some of the coarser selves into its result. But though this is the nouncing the letter L, it so blocks up the pasand more obvious effects of an art susceptible | shortest, it is by no means the only answer to sage that the voice escapes with difficulty. The of every degree of refinement; and the variety be given. Throughout the whole extent of lips are employed in the softer tones, and are of feelings excited by music, can be limited northern Germany, every child who goes to changeable with the same lassitude of expresonly by the capacity of our nature.

school, is as sure to be taught to sing as to read. sion. The chin has an important office to perFrom these appeals to the feelings, the emo The exceptions are almost as few to the ca- | form, which is to operate upon the hinge that tions, the passions, music derives its moral pacity of learning something of music, as to opens and shuts the mouth; for upon its activipower; and it is also the direct source of plea that of learning to spell; and serve, in fact, ty we either disclose a polite or vulgar pronunsure to the ear, from the adaptation of the only to show the general prevalence of what ciation. Every one must have noticed, in lazy sounds it produces to give enjoyment to that is erroneously thought so rare-an ear for mu speakers, how the words are drawled out of the delicate organ; and it is a very valuable accessic. The obstacle in this country, and in some mouth ; as Nee-o for No. Others begin to sory in the intellectual development of the facul- | others, which has produced an opposite im talk before their mouths are open, affixing the ties, from the excellent mental discipline con- | pression, is, that the attainment of musical closing M to most of their words: as M-yes for veyed by the study of its theory and practice. I knowledge has been deferred till a period of | Yes,

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TIE WINSTBLL. act as agent in this business. Communications | of the Friday of the week thereafter. The ex

| should be addressed to him, at No. 146 Nassau ercises of each evening commence at 7 o'clock, NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 2, 1835. street,

in the Brick Church Chapel, opposite the TO CORRESPONDENTS.

American Tract Society's house.

MUSICAL EXAMINATION.
“Lives there a man, who sheds no tear," an original po-
etic effusion, shall appear in our next.
An examination of the pupils of the Cincin-

Correspondence.
"Grief of my heart," an original Duett, is now before us, nati (Ohio,) Musical Seminary, under the di-
and shall be published.

rection of Mr. and Mrs. Nixon, and his sister, MR. Editor,-Being a great admirer of Sacred Music,
The contribution of s. S. Wardwell, of Providence, has
Miss Nixon, took place on the 28th of last

and having often heard much of the attention paid to its been received. In due time, it shall have a place.

month. “ Notes by a traveller about town," are rather too personal

cultivation in some of the churches at Albany, I was inThe citizens interested in the cause

duced on a recent visit to that city, to take notes of what I for our pages. If the author, however, will consent to soine of education, were particularly invited to at.

witnessed, in relation to this subject, with the view of send. modification of his article, we will publish so much as re tend. In order that our readers may form ing the substance of them to you for insertion in the col. lates to the singing in our choirs.

some idea of the nature and extent of the umns of the Minstrel.
“Music the dialect of heaven," a sacred song, written for
studies pursued in this justly popular institu-

It was the Sabbath of the 27th ult., that I spent in Albany. the Minstrel, by a lady of this city, and by her adapted to

In the morning, at the suggestion of some Baptist friends, the Scottish air “Bonny Doon,” will probably be inserted tion, we insert the order of the exercises at the

I attended worship at the new church in North Pearl-street, with the Music, in our next number. examination :

- under the pastoral charge of the Rev. Mr. Welsh. On "In the theory of music-the nature of the scales, har.

my way thither, however, I stepped into the lobby of Dr. TO SUBSCRIBERS. monized and diversified, with the enharmonic changes, and

Sprague's church, during the singing of the first Psalm, Owing to a variety of circumstances, unne. the introduction and resolution of discords, will be briefly which was performed in a plain style, according to the explained ; and examples given in parsing music, in

wishes of the leading members, as I understand. The orcessary here to detail, and over which the Edithorough bass, in modulation, and in composition: the spe.

gan was played by a Miss Cole, (daughter of Mr. Isaac Cole, tor had no control, the publication of the two cimens to be played.

to whom reference will again be made before I close) withpresent numbers have been delayed several

“In the course of the examination, the lessons, having

out voluntary, interlude, or any embellishment. This may days beyond their date. Subscribers will, how different subjects founded on the same fundamental harmo appear proper and even necessary to the greater part of

Christians at the present day, uneducated and unskilled as ny, will be played in concert; and several miscellaneous ever, be furnished with the whole volume, pieces, vocal and instrumental, English and Italian, will

many of them are, in the science and practice of Music; which will be completed in January next. vary the exercises.

but, to my mind, an organist, with sufficient sensibility to * All subscribers who have not yet com“The concluding ceremonies will be the exhibition of the

appreciate the subject, may seize upon the moment es vocal plied with the terms upon which the Minstrel books written by the pupils, and the awarding of the pre

rest between the stanzas, for giving additional effect to the is published, are now expected, (according to

last sentiment, or preparing the mind to enter more fully miumg, medals, &c."

into the following strain of the sacred poet, by skilfully previous notice,) to pay $3 for the present In our next number, we shall probably give

touching the keys of his noble instrument. The choir was volume. The amount may be forwarded to some particulars concerning the result of this composed of 15 or 20 individuals,-about half of whom us, at our risk and expense. examination.

were ladies. I regret to state, however, that out of this

number, only two parts, Treble and Bass, were sung. But Our Agents will also do us a special favor

N. Y. HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY.

these were good, which, in a degree, excused the absence of by giving a little prompt attention to this mat

Tenor and Alto, or 2d Treble. ter, so far as they may be concerned. We are

A correspondent asks, “ What has become

As I entered the church of Mr. Welsh, the choir and connow very much in want of whatever is due, in of the N. Y. Handel and Haydn Society ?”— gregation were singing: After which Mr. W. preached a

very instructive sermon from Rom. x. 1.
We answer,—It is still in existence; and it is
order to enable us to make the contemplated

The singing, improvements in our second volume.

though tolerably good, was faulty in one particular,-the the intention of its managers, to take measures

leader of the choir, sang for the most part, on the Air, or to place it on a permanent footing

Treble, which is almost an unpardonable offence at the preANDREW s' ANTHEM.

Among other improvements, we would sug gent day.

gest that a vocal conductor be appointed, who This original Anthem, suitable for music

In the afternoon, I attended the South Dutch church, shall not only direct the performance, but also

Rev. Dr. Ferris, pastor. Dr. Flagler, recently of Kindersocieties and choirs, which appears in the ac

hook, is the leader of the choir in this church, he having beat the time with something that can be seen, companying pages, has been stereotyped, and

effected an engagement with the congregation to act in that

-the time is now marked by a stamp of the any number of copies can be had, at a reasona

capacity. From what I witnessed I should judge that his foot. Another improvement is, the attendance qualifications for this office, are quite respectable; and, inble price, by applying at our office. of a small but efficient orchestra ; also the adop

deed, this seems to be the opinion of all who know him.

Nature has done much for him, in bestowing upon him a tion of some more simple music, at least for a PREMIUM FOR ORIGINAL ANTHEMS.

lenor voice of great excellence. Dr. F. is, by profession, a part of the evening's performance, that new Physician : but considering the claims of Sacred Music to In addition to the two Hymns for which Mu

members may be profited, and thereby become be of paramount importance, has given himself almost en. sic is wanted, as stated in No. 16, p. 124, we qualified to assist in the more difficult chorus.

tirely to its promotion. And I hope that success may attend have been requested by the same genileman

There are other suggestions for the improve

his labors. referred to in that number, to insert the follow

In the evening I went to the First Presbyterian Church, ment of this society, which we shall venture to

-the Rev. Mr. Campbell, pastor, who officiated on the oc. ing Hymn, for a similar purpose : make on a future occasion.

casion. I was particularly pleased with his manner of THOU ART GONE TO THE GRAVE. P. S.-This article has been in type for some

reading the Hymns. It really did me good; and, to borrow Thou art gone to the grave, but we will not deplore thee;

a figure, he put me in a refined frame of mind, to listen with time, and was crowded out of our last number: Though sorrows and darkness encom; ass the tomb,

increased attention to the accompanying exercises. The The Saviour has passed through its portals before thee, Since that period, however, the N. Y. Handel choir, aided by a violoncello and two flutes, performed their And the lamp of his love is thy guide through the gloom. and Haydn Society has been dissolved! So

part admirably well. A cultivated voice of superior tone, on 2. the N. Y. Sacred Music Society will hereafter

the 2d treble, was pleasingly and plainly distinguished. I Thou art gone to the grave-we no longer behold thee,

consider this choir, in point of cultivation, equal if not supe. Nor tread the rough path of the world by thy side ; have to look to some other source for their best

rior to any in the State: And as a proof of this assertion, I But the wide arms of mercy are spread to ensold thee, members.

here state, that they sang very well on this occasion, at the And sinners may hope, since the Sinless has died.

request of the Pastor, “Worthy the lamb,”' &c., from Han. 3. "IN UNION THERE IS STRENGTH."

del's Messiah, after an hour's praetice only. A choir that Thou art gone to the grave, and its mansions forsaking,

A new Sacred Music Society, embracing can perform creditably with so short preparation, that grand Perhaps thy tried spirit in doubt lingering long;

and difficult chorus, must have been under skilful training. But the sunshine of heaven beamod bright on thy waking, one or two features not recognised in other

And it certainly reflects much credit on their teacher and And the song that thou hearust was the seraphim's song. music associations, has recently been formed in

leader, (Mr. Isaac Cole, who has ever proved himself an 4.

this city. It is composed of gentlemen of re efficient and successful musician. It will be recollected that Thou art gone to the grave, but 'twere wrong to deplore thee,

spectable standing and influence, and of some Mr. C. was, for many years, the vocal conductor of the When God was thy ransom, thy guardian, and guide;

New York Sacred Music Society, and no doubt, its present He gave thee, and took thee, and soon will restore thee, of the first amateurs among us, assisted by a

popularity is owing in a great degree, to his efforts to promote Where death has no sting, since the Saviour hath died. number of the profession. Particulars in our

its interests. He always lamented the policy of connecting For the above Hymn, and the one com- | next.

theatrical singers with the society. But to return to last mencing,

evening: I shall not soon forget the rich treat I then enjoy. “Sing Hallelujah! praise the Lord,"

N. Y. ACADEMY OF SACRED MUSIC.

ed. Oh, how exalted piety appears where the services are

so elevated! The stated Meetings for Rehearsal of this

Yours, &c.

W. B. the gentleman “hopes that some talented au- | thor may be induced to try to furnish Music.” | Association, take place three times each month,

• Is it proper for choirs to practice on the Sabbath? Will And adds,-"I will try to be liberal.”

viz: On the evenings of the second Monday, | the Rev. Mr. Campbell please give his views on this point, The editor of the Minstrel is authorized to ' -of the Wednesday of the following week, and through the medium of your paper ?

SELECT EXTRACTS.

NATURE.

THE HUES OF AUTUMN.
The following eloquent conclusion is extracted from an

AN INDIAN TRADITION.
MIDNIGHT MUSIC.
article by Pierpont. After speaking of the varying changes

But every drop this living tree contains " THE Rev. Mr. GEORGE HERBERT, in one of hie walks to

ls kindred blood, and ran in Trojan veins. of nature, he says: Salisbury, to join a musical society, saw a poor man, with . a poorer horse, that had fallen under his load. Putting off “ If then the beauties of the year are so

Here loads of lances, in my blood imbrued, his canonical coat, he helped him to unload, and after. fading, and its bounties so soon perish; if the

Again sho{ upward, by my blood renew'd. wards to load his horse. The poor man blessed him for it,

DRYDEN'S VIRGIL loveliest scenes of nature so soon lose their and he blessed the poor man. And so like was he to the

“Those bones, stranger ?" said the pioneer, power to charm, and a few revolving years good Samaritan, that he gave him money to refresh both

"why, that ignorant varmint cant tell you nohimself and his horse, at the same time adınonishing him, break the spell that binds us to those whom we

thing about them—they were the frame-work that if he loved himself, he should be mercisul to his

love best ; if the very figure of the earth is beast.'

of men who kicked their shins against these changed by its own convulsions; if the form of So, leaving the poor man, and coming unto his musical

knobs a million years before his people came friends at Salisbury, they began to wonder, that Mr. George human government, and the monuments of

here to scare the game and burn the Prairies." Ilerbert, who used always to be so trim and clean, should human power and skill cannot endure-if even

The Indian evidently understood the words come into that company so soiled and discomposed; but he the religions that predominate in one age are told them the reason, and when one of them said to him,

of the rough hurter, though he did not vouchexploded in another; if nothing on the earth he had disparaced himself by so mean an employment,' beneath, or the waters under the earth,' pre

safe a reply to the hereditary enemy of his his answer was, that the thought of what he had done,

race. He did not seem, however, to take would prove music to him at midnight, and that the omis. serves its form unchanged, what is there that

offence at the interruption, but waiting patientsion of it would have made discord in his conscience, when remains for ever the same ?- What is there ever he should pass by that place.' 'For if,' said he, I am over which the autumnal winds and wintry

ly until the other had finished, he drew his bound to pruy for all who are in distress, I am surely

blanket around him, and rising to his feet, frosts have no power? What does not pass bound, as far as it is in my power, to practice what I pray for. And though I do not wish for the occasion every day, away while we are contending with wayward

stood erect upon the mound. The light of our

fire was thrown full upon his attenuated feayet, let me tell you, I would not willingly pass one day of fortune, or struggling with calamity ? What

tures, and lit them up with almost as ruddy a my life, without comforting a sad soul, or showing mercy;

then is proof against ihe fluctuations of human and I bless God for this opportunity. So now, let us tune

glow as that which bathed the autumnal foliage opinion and might of the ocean's waves, when our instruments.' »)

behind him. He was mute for some minutes, mountains are heaved up from the abyss, or What maketh music, when the bird thrown from their deep foundations ?"

and then spoke to this effect : Doth hush its merry lay,

"Yes, they were here before my people. And the sweet spirit of the flowers

But they could not stay when we came, no Hath sigh'd itself away?

NO MONOTONY IN NATURE. more than the Red-man now can hide before What maketh music, when the frost Doth chain the murmuring rill,

An attentive investigator observes little the presence of the Long-knife. The Master And every song that summer woke,

monotony in nature. Day succeeds to morn of Life willed it, and our fathers swept them In winter's trance is still ?

ing; evening to noon, and night to evening; from the land. The Master of Life now What maketh music, when the winds

summer to spring, and winter to autumn. wishes to call back his red people to the blessTo hoarse encounter rise,

Even the sea itself changes frequently in the ed gardens whence they first started, and be When Ocean strikes his thunder-gong, And the rent cloud replies ?

course of a day. When the sun shines, it sends the Pale-faces to drive them from the When no adventurous planet dares

is cerulean ; when it gleams through a mist, countries which they have learnt to love so The midnight arch to deck,

it is yellow; and as the clouds pass over, it well as to be unwilling to leave them. And in its starting dream, the babe

not unfrequently assumes the tints of the clouds " It is good. Men were meant to grow frong Doth clasp its mother's neck ?

themselves. The same uniformity may be ob the earth like the oak that springs in the pine But when the fiercer storms of life

served throughout the whole of nature; even barren, or the evergreen that shoots from the Do o'er the pilgrim sweep,And earth-quake voices claim the hopes

the Glaciers of the Grisons present varied as- ground where the tree with a falling leaf has He treasured long and deep,

pects, though clad in perpetual snow. At been cut down. When loud the threatening passions roar,

dawn of day they appear saffron ; at noon “But listen, brother! Mark you the hue Like lions in their den,

their whiteness is that of excess; and as the that dyes every leaf upon that tree? It is born And vengeful tempests lash the shore,

sun sinks in the west, the lakes become as of the red water wiih which its roots were What maketh music then ?

yellow as burnished gold ; while their convex nourished a thousand years ago. It is the The deed to humble Virtue born,

and peaked summits reflect, with softened lus- blood of a murdered race, which flushes every Which nursing memory taught To shun the boastsul world's applause,

tre, the matchless tintings of an evening sky. | autumn over the land, when yearly the moon And love the lowly thought,

Hence Virgil applies the epithet purpureum comes round that saw it perish from this This truilds a celt within the ticart, to the sea, and not unfrequently to mountains;

ground."

American Monthly Mag. Amid the weeds of care,

while Statius colors the earth with the purAnd turning high its heaven-strung harp,

Doth make sweet music there. "L... l ple splendor of Aurora. The effect is beau OUR CHILDRIN CAN DO AS WE DID. Hartford, Aug. 28th, 1935. tifully alluded to by Mallet. The sun

Dr. told me, that when the schoolglorious from amidst

master went to one of the families, the man THE VOICE OF THE WILDERNESS.

A pomp of golden clouds, th' Atlantic flood

treated the schoolmaster politely, but could not

Beheld oblique, and o'er its azure breast I came to the place of my birth, and cried, "The friends

encourage him: but the good wife said, “I

Waved one unbounded blush. of my youth, where are they?' And an echo answered,

have no notion of these schoolmasters; it is Where are they? --ARABIC MANUSCRIPT.

only to make money. I know as much as most

EFFECTS OF SCENERY ON IMAGINATION. WHERE are they--where are they? the lovely, the brave!

people do; and when I was young, a schoolHave they melted from earth like the foam from the wave 1 A dull, uniform life, lets the imagination master came round, and I was signed for a I cried, as I sought their dark homes in despair,

sleep and become torpid. I have no doubt that quarter, and I went two or three days, and I O where are my friends P and a voice answer'd, Where ?!

scenery and climate have a great effect upon did not know one bit more than I did before I The palm-tree that shaded the sports of our youth,

the spiritual part of the imagination, as well as went, and then I was signed to a singingStill rear'd its tall form like a pillar of truth;

on the material. Johnson, I think, became school, and I went two or three days, and I did The fount flash'd as bright in the summer-noon glare,

more imaginative after he had visited the He- | not know one bit more than I did before; and But they who rejoiced in its flow were not there. brides ; at any rate when our minds contem

I reckon I know as much as most people, who Where are they--where are they? No welcome I found plate him carried about on the waves of the

go to these schools, and our children can do as The spirit of solitude brooded around; Yet all look'd so tranquil, familiar, and fair.

stormy ocean in which those islands are placed, / we did." I could have believed the departed still tbere.

and sleeping with the northern billows beating

at the feet of the castellated rock where he is CONTEMPT of fame is the contempt of virtue. But, ah! when I call'd them in tones they once loved,

hospitably received, we have a pleasing idea Next to our own esteem, says the best of the No step o'er the sod of that lone valley roved; And a voice, it was Echo's, from regions of air,

of him, which revolts at the disputations, Roman philosophers, it is a virtue to desire the Replied in wild accents, Where are they, O where ?' dreariness, and vulgarity of Bolt-court. esteem of others. A thousand misfortunes are

Blacku. Mag.

Sir. Egerton Brydges' Autibiography. | less affecting than a single kindness.

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