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So quicken'd appetite, that I, methought,
• Best image of myself, and dearer half,
But know, that in the soul
So cheer'd he his fair spouse, and she was cheerd; But silently a gentle tear let fall From either eye, and wiped them with her hair; Two other precious drops that ready stood Each in their crystal sluice, he, ere they fell, Kiss'd, as the gracious signs of sweet remorse And pious awe, that fears to have offended.
So all was clear'd, and to the field they haste. But first from under shady arborous roof, Soon as they forth were come to open sight Of day-spring, and the sun, who, scarce uprisen, With wheels yet hovering o’er the ocean brim, Shot parallel to the earth his dewey ray, Discovering in wide landscape all the east of Paradise and Eden's happy plains, Lowly they bow'd adoring, and began 'Their orisons, each morning duly paid In various style; for neither various style Nor holy rapture wanted they to praise Their Maker, in fit strains pronounc'd, or sung Unmeditated; such prompt eloquence Flow'd from their lips, in prose or numerous verse; More tuneable than needed lute or harp To add more sweetness.
And that I might not sing of love ?
In peace, Love tunes the shepherd's reed;
CAUSES OF BAD READING AND SPEAKING.
The suppressing the sound of the final consonants, Ibid. 61
The sounds of the letter R, .
Pronouncing S, indistinctly after St,
Not sounding the H where it ought to be sounded, and
..... Ibid. 62
Improper pronounciation of the words for, from and by,.Ibid. 63
Tribute of respect to the Memory of Noah Webster,.... Ibid. 63
Observations on the pronounciation of certain words
frequently mistaken in reading or speaking,
When you is to be pronounced like ye, and my like me.. Ibid. 64
On the pronoun my, ...
. Ibid. 64
When of, for, from and by, are to have a long, and when a
How to pronounce the possessive pronoun thy, .
How to pronounce the adjective possessive pronoun,
Improper and indistinct pronounciation of the word, not,. Ibid. 67
Improper pronounciation of the terminating ing, Ibid. 67
Improper pronounciation of the word to,..... Ibid. 67
ELOQUENCE OF THE BAR.
ELOQUENCE OF POPULAR ASSEMBLIES.
SUBJECTS DESCRIPTIVE AND MISCELLANEOUS.