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and free from injury, to say nothing of the value of the daily | form. Thus, if she should have no mother or relative to habit thus acquired. At the dinner hour, the same habits of wash her clothes, and she cannot find time enough at the order and cleanliness hold good. In my next paper on dinner hour, let her set apart an early evening in the week "Manners," and in the one on "Cooking and Household for the performance of this duty; another to ironing and Management," I shall speak of good habits at table, and of mending; and a third, the Saturday evening, to placing her the exceeding value of its clearly and nice arrangement; but clothes ready for the Sabbath, to assisting her mother or this in relation to 'habits I can say, that no young woman, relatives in cleaning and putting the house in order, to brushwith a regard to self-improvement and genteel manners, ing her hair, to thoroughly washing the whole body in tepid should sit down without first seeing that her hair is neat, and water, if there have not been time and opportunity for this her face and hands clean. To sit down to meat with soiled need through the week, and to the performance of many little hands, is like dishonouring the blessings of Providence; and the duties,--such as washing the brush and comb, which should be beautiful and poetic custom of the Jews never to sit down to done once a week,--that it would be tireşome to enumerate, food with unwashed hands is one which, like others of the but which, though trifling, are intimately connected with Jewish law in relation to health and cleanliness, it were well health, neatness, and order. Thus are left three evenings, if many Christians would copy. But I may be answered, “Of and a portion of a fourth, in each week to intellectual improvewhat use are such habits to a young girl who has to come ment; and I need scarcely say that much may be done, if home to a bad-tempered slattern of a mother, to brothers and regularity and diligence be added to this worthy desire of sisters who have no notion of order or decency, to a house knowing more, and of being a contrast in morals and manners always in disorder, to coarsene:s and vulgarity in every to the idle, the ignorant, and the evilly conducted. But shape ?" I answer, much! At all times the intluence of order whilst this reverence of and improvement of self is thus and neatness, and the evident superiority which nice habits undertaken; the home must not be forgotten. Any wise and good manners confer, are wonderful in their power; and, person, who knows that true education is not the eífect of moreover, as I before said, each young woman, in recognising one action, but of many, would say little for the final result of herself to be a moral and responsible being, ought at once to a young woman's moral and intellectual progress if he found accept the habits and duties of life in the beautiful, feminine, her neat and trim after her day's work, but the room miserable and righteous spirit of improving, purifying, exalting such as and disordered, the hearth dirty, the fire dull, and all the far as lies in her power, let surrounding circumstances be evidence surounding her of an habitual disregard of trie what they may. For she cannot thus improve herself, with decencies of life. The effect of such an incongruity between out silently improving those around her, even in cases that, selfish adornment and surrounding neglect could not be otherat a first glance, look unpromising, as it is one of the most wise than bad, and would be, in my opinion, quite incom. noticeable facts connected with Ragged Schools, that the patible with any true pursuit of knowledge. Here, then, if improvement effected in the words and manners of often the such a misfortune be hers, the young woman must strive to worst class of outcast children goes with them to their work a reformation. After her day's work, and before she miserable homes, and there works out a second and more dresses or sits down to tea, let her put the room in order, visible reformation.
sweep the hearth, set the tea things—with a little method all Under this consideration of habits at home, I must again this would not take long, and the moral effect upon father, recommend a careful study of two of the "Finchley Manuals.” | mother, little ones, and herself, with neat dress, pretty collar, The one on “Household 'Work," already referred to, and the and shining hair, would be double and triple in its value; for, other on "Cooking." From these, severally, a young woman
as painters say in regard to their pictures, there would bé of ordinary intelligence might soon acquire enough know-keeping. The poorest girl thus seated at her work or books ledge to assist her mother in cooking the dinner when she would in the best sense be a lady, and blessings could but returns home at noon, as well as to set it neatly on the table, attend this union of moral and educational self-reverence and to clear it away, to put the house in order; thus quictly duty. teaching, if there be this need, many habits of incalculable value. For it must be thoroughly understood that though I wish to see young women of the operative class improve in
LESSONS IN READING AND ELOCUTION. matters of retinenient and manners, it must not be at the cost of making them fine ladies in all places but the mill and the
No. XX. workshop. The day's work over, the young mill-hand should at once
WOMAN. return home. There should be no loitering, no gossip by the [The following piece exemplifies the medium, or average i me way, for every minute of these hours of rest are precious to of ordinary, carnest conversation, in private company, on a high those who earnestly seek self-improvement. The first care, scale. The animation of the style, however, should not be when home, should be to wash and change the dress; for now permitted to carry the note up to the key of mere vivacity and the neat gown, the pretty clean collar, the gay neck-ribbon, exhilaration. The prevailing note; in the reading of this which would have been unsuited to the hours of labour, really extract, is, properly, that of tirely but respectful communiua. honour and adorn those of rest and intellectual pursuits. tion.] After tea, the school-class, if attended, should be sought; if pot, and from choice or nécessity the young woman is a self- It is to mothers and to teachers, that the world is to look for helper, the copy should be nicely, carefully written, the sum the character which is to be enstamped on each succeedinig done, the lesson learnt, or the attention given to a stated generation ; for it is to them that the great business of education quantity of instructive reading But there must be per- is almost exclusively committed. And will it not appear by severance and method in what is thus undertaken. It is of examination, that neither mothers nor teachers have ever been little use studying at home, or attending the college or school- properly educated for their profession? What is the profesclass steadily for a night or two, and then at the first tempta- |sion of a woman? Is it not to form immortal minds, and to tion going off to a dance, to the cheap theatre, or on some watch, to nurse, and to rear the bodily system, so fearfully
No intellectual improvement can be made and wonderfully made, nd upon the order and regulation where the habits are of this desultory kind; whereas, if a of which the healtii and well-being of the mind so greatly steady pursuịt be made of any branch of learning, however depend? humble
, the habit so acquired, irrespective of the immediate But let most of our sex, upon whom these arduous duties object in view, will prove invaluable. It is perhaps in regard devolve, be asked;—" Have you ever devoted any time and to habits of this character, that the greatest difference would study, in the course of your education, to a preparation for which the operative masses, the female portion especially, ture, the nature, and the laws, of the body which you inhabit? need effect a large improvement. To this end, I think it were you ever taught to understand the operation of diet, would be found an excellent plan for a young woman to air, exercise, and modes of dress upon the human framu? make a little calendar of the days of the week, and set against Have the causes which are continually operating to prevent the leisure hours of each the several duties she has to per- l'good health, and the modes by which it might be perfected
as I way, and one striving to prom
The first of our moral habits!
The course of lessons in
15 Tui bis inir,
for fun ! to curn me out
are better grown, de jut I mean to hare alii of my own.-0. W. Homes CEE VAN ITTILLER
men of descriptive immour requires the 3 rate of utterance. The voice is, in pend the rate of serIJUS communication, : Jes not possess the rapidäty which --*lyric or dramatic poetry, in the
as expression. This lesson comDit of moderate' force, and u view in the practice of such
stion and briskness in utterance. merly incompatible with humor.
wever, will not succeed in im=* siterance must be slow enough
or Walter) Van Twiller was
of Dutch burgomasters, who seir lives, and grown fat upon sterdam; and who had come
gular wisdom and propriety, sard or talked of,—which, next
should be the object of ambi.
2 to be a corruption of the • Solish, means Doubter; a name
erative habits. For, though himself, like an oyster, and of 1943, that he scarcely ever spoke
he never make up his mind is ras clearly accounted for by his always conceived every object ut he had not room in his head
both sides of it; so that he merely in consequence of the
seas! --2378 by which some men get into
deal, and thinking a little, and * wagues and not thinking at all.
superficial pretender acquires ceš parts, by the other, many a
ml, the stupidest of birds, comes spring worid, vai all the attri2 rap, is a mere casual remark, vepse have it thought I apply to
se cetrary, he vis a very wise ohne abolish thing, -aod of such
zravity, that he was never known to laugh, or even Palmyra is the very heaven of the body. Every sense is through the course of a long and prosperous life. fed to the full, with that which it chiefly covets. But when nowever, it is, there never was a matter proposed, I add to this, that its unrivalled position, in respect to a great simple, and on which your common narrow-minded inland traffic, has poured into the lap of its inhabitants a would rashly determine at tbe first glance, but what sudden and boundless flood of wealth, making every merchant lowned Wouter put on a mighty mysterious, vacant a prince, you will truly suppose, that however heartily I extol ot' look, shook his capacious head, and having smoked for it for its outward beauties, and all the appliances of luxury, minutes, with redoubled earnestness, sagely observed, I do not conceive it very favourable in its influences upon the
" he had his doubts about the matter,”—which in process character of its population. • time gained him the character of a man slow in belief, and Palmyrenes, charming as they are, are not Romans. They i Casily imposed on.
are enervated by riches, and the luxurious sensual indulgences Thu person of this illustrious old gentleman, was as regularly which they bring along, by necessity, in their train ;--all their ormed, and nobly proportioned, as though it had been evil power being here increased by the voluptuous softness of lai ivided by the hands of some cunning Dutch statuary, as a the climate. I do not say, that all are so. All Rome cannot iu del of majesty and lordly grandeur. He was exactly five furnish a woman more truly Roman than Fausta, nor a man Pre leet six inches in height, and six feet five inches in circum- more worthy that name than Gracchus. It is of the younger furence. His head was a perfect sphere, and of such stupend- portion of the inhabitants I now speak. These are, without oue dimensions, that dame Nature, with all her sex's ingenuity, exception, effeminate. They love their country and their would have been puzzled to construct a neck capable of sup- great queen; but they are not a defence, upon which in time porting it; wherefore she wisely declined the attempt, and of need to rely. Neither do I deny them courage. They settled it firmly on the top of his back-bone, just between the want something more vital still,-bodily strength and martial shoulders. His body was of an oblong form, particularly training. Were it not for this, I should almost fear for the capacious at bottom; which was wisely ordered by Providence, issue of any encounter between Rome and Palmyra. seeing that he was a man of sedentary habits, and very averse But, as it is, notwithstanding the great achievements of to the idle labour of walking. His legs, though exceeding Odenatus and Zenobia, I cannot but deem the glory of this short, were sturdy in proportion to the weight they had to state to have risen to its highest point, and even to have passed sustain; so that, when erect, he had not a little the appearance it. You may think me to be hasty, in forming this opinion ; but of a robustious beer-barrel, standing on skids. His face, that I am persuaded you will agree with me, when you shall have infallible index of the mind, presented a vast expanse, perfectly seen more at length the grounds upon which I rest it, as they unfurrowed or deformed by any of those lines and angles which are laid down in my last letter to Portia.--William Ware. disfigure the human countenance with what is termed expression. Two small gray eyes twinkled feebly in the midst, like two stars of lesser magnitude in the hazy firmament; and his full-fed cheeks, which seemed to have taken toll of every LESSONS IN GREEK.-No. XLIV. thing that went into his mouth, were curiously mottled and streaked with dusky red, like a Spitzenberg apple.
By John R. BEARD, D.D. His habits were as regular as his person. He daily took his four stated meals, appropriating exactly an hour to each ;
VERBS IN JI TREATED IN DETAIL. he smoked and doubted eight hours; and he slept tlie remaining twelve of the four-and-twenty.' Such was the renowned Having given the general form of the verbs in u, I must now Wouter Van Twiller,-a true philosopher; for his mind was pass them in review, dividing them into certain classes, and either elevated above, or tranquilly settled below, the cares affording you aid to fix them, with their several parts, firmly in and perplexities of this world. He had lived in it for years your memory. And first I ask your attention to without feeling the least curiosity to know whether the sun revolved round it, or it round the sun; and he had watched,
Verbs in jul which set the person-endings immediately to the
stem-vowel, for at least half a century, the smoke curling from his pipe to the ceiling, without once troubling his head with any of those
Verbs in a, as isotn-(LTA-). numerous theories by which the philsopher would have perplexed his brain, in accounting for its rising above the 1. κι-χρη-μι, I lend (XPA-), κιχραναι, f. χρησω, a. εχρησα ; mid. surrounding atmosphere.- Washington Irving.
1 borrow, f. χρησομαι (a. εχρησαμην, was in this sense
avoided by the Attics). To the same theme belongs PALMYRA.
2. xpm, it is necessary, it behoves (oportet in Lat.), stem XPA [Letter from a Roman nobleman, resident at Palmyra.]
and XPE; subj. xoj, inf. xpîvai, part. (10) Xpewv, impf.
εχρήν οι χρήν, opt. χρειη (Iron XPE-), f. χρησει. If the Gods, dear Marcus and Lucilia, came down to dwell 3. afoxon, it is sufficient (Lat. sufficit), else formed regularly upon earth, they could not but choose Palmyra for their seat, from XΡΑΩ; αποχρώσιν ; inf. αποχρών; part. αποχρών, both on account of the general beauty of the city and its sur
ώσα, ών; impf. απεχρη; f. αποχρησει ; 80r. απεχρησε(ν); rounding plains , and the exceeding sweetness and serenity of mid. atoxpūpial, I consume, I
Waste ; αποχρήσθαι, follows its climate. It is a joy here only to sit still and live. The air,
xpaouai. always loaded with perfume, seems to convey essential nutri. 4. ovivnji (with acc.), I am useful, I benefit (ONA-), inf. ment to those who breathe it, and its hue, especially when :
ονιναναι ; the imperfect is wanting; f. ανησω; aor. ωνησα ; morning or evening sun shines through it, is of that golden
mid. ονιναμαι, I have an advantage, f. oνησομαι ; cast, which, as poets feign, bathes the top of Olympus. Nerer do we tremble here before blasts like those which
wynunv, 100, nto, and so on; imper. ovnoo ; part. ovnjievos, from the Apennineg sweep along the plains and cities of the
opt. oναιμην, αιο, αιτο, inf. ονασθαι και 10r. pass. ωνηθην,
less frequently avvnunv; the other parts are supplied by No extremes of either heat or cold are "perienced in this happy spot. In winter, airs, which, in
w eleiv, to benefit. her places, equally far to the north, would come bearing 5. A1-4-T^n-je (IT AA-), I fill; inf. Tuurlavaı; impf. &tijestiny; ith them an icy coldness, are here tempered by the vast
f. πλησω; pf. πεπληκα ; 8. επλησα; mid, I fill for myself, ferts of sand, which stretch away in every direction, and
πιμπλαμαι, πιμπλασθαι; impf. επιμπλαμην; f. πλησομαι; sich, it is said, never wholly lose the heat treasured up
α, επλησαμην; pf. m. Or p. πεπλησμαι ; aor. p. επλησθην. iring the fierce reign of the summer sun. And, in summer, The je in the reduplication of this and the following winds which, as they pass over the deserts, are indeed liké
verb is commonly dropped in combination when ce breath of a furnace, long before they reach the city change
comes before the reduplication, as euri lapai, Ja cool and refreshing breeze, by traversing, as they do, the
but ενεπιμπλαμην. . ast tracts of cultivated ground, which, as I have already told hu, surround the capital, to a very great extent, on every 6. Teutonu, I burn (transitive), quite like outranje; apnow,
επρησα, πεπρηκα, πεπρησμαι, επρησθην, πεπρησομαι,
and preserved, ever been made the tion:
Perhaps almost every voice W?!!, have attended to almost every this have been taught more concerning' the laws of the heavenly bodies, plants, the philosophy of languaga, ture of the human frame, and the But is it not the business, the prin the health, and form the physical are not the cradle of infancy, an. sacred to woman alone? And least, some of the general pri wonderful piece of mechanism (: and care?
The restoration of health is ti.. the preservation of it falls to our that the time will come, when w stand something respecting t. frame; the philosophical resui from restricted exercise, und es diet, and many other causes, ? to destroy the health and lite
Again, let our sex be asked. have received, in the courses more arduous and difficult which relates to the intelleet “Have you been taught the mind, and the laws by w studied how to direct its those that are overgrown, that are deficient? Have 1 communicating knowledge you learned the best in and forming good ones # 1 how a selfish disposition reserved temper may be ness and ill-humour II. kindness? Has any w respect?
It is feared, the same all, at least from mosti! wisdom from the ohn almost all other subjeca and control of the hu thought or study," woman's express busi there is scarcely any less directed.-Missi
say, they say. I
against. Thou It is sufficient.
fill. I shall fill. ere. They admired.
rise citizens. He
his wisdom. They I love. Thou lovest. oved. They will love.
hey affirm that Socrates -9 says that youths ought to
ught to pass their lives ng it is not proper to call state. Socrates benefits Per of riches.
Les said attended him
Buasion, but by porcer. > write doron, that is
: simire some for, er on
the following verbs -wisèv; UVNOEV ; EVERY -Jun. ησαν και ενεπρησαν. τεισαντες, κρατούντες, allinn.
say, ie7e, iã oi »). ήτε, ιώσι; αφιώ, αφετς post, part, iets, filoa, isvi
less frequently ηφιουν), και μετον, ίετην, ίεμεν, ίετε,
[*l] The fi
REIV; fut now; aor, 1.
is supplied by the list την ; pl, είμεν, καθείμεν,
subj. a, apல், 'gs, aris 4 Γυν, αφεΐτον, είτην, εμενη u rosiev; imper. is, amely
ετε, αφετε, έτωσαν and • rt. είς, είσα, έν; G. έ. s tey, apertos, etc. The
22 analogy of those verbis sve coalesced 90 23 to
I will go.
Lod. I am. S. 1 είμι
Αρκέομαι (in aor. pa88., with | Ερυμάνθιος, α, ον, Eryman-
dat.), I satisfy myself
thine. Κραυγη, ης, ή, a cry.
Καρτερός, α, ον, strong, power-
Πεύη, ης, ή, a fetter (πους, και ful.
Φανερος, α, ον, manifest, ,
Λιθος, ου, ο, 8 stone.
known. Imperf. εμην, μεσο, etc.; opt. oιμην (ίειμην), οίο,
Νείλος, ου, ο, the Nile.
Δήθεν, namely, (in Lat. scilicit, αφιοιο.
Δεον (from δεί), τo, what is scire licet, that is to say). 2 Aor, Ind. είμην; είσο, αφεΐσο; είτο, αφεΐτο; subj. ώμαι,
Επειτα, afterwards, in the αφωμαι, ή, αφή, ήται, αφήται; opt. προοιμην, οίο, Διογενης, ους, , Diogenes. second place. οιτο, οι μεθα, etc. ; imper. ού (αφού, προού), έσθω, etc.; Χιων, χιονος, ή, snow. Πλεονακις, ofter. 2 pl. εσθε (αφεσθε, προεσθε) και είμεθα, etc. ; inf. εσθαι; Στομα, στοματος, τo, mouth, part. έμενος, η, ον.
mouth of a river. Perf, είμαι, μεθείμαι ; inf. είσθαι, μεθεϊσθαι ; plpf. είμην, είσο, αφεΐσο, etc.; fut. ήσομαι; aor. 1. ήκαμην only
EXERCISES.-ENGLISH-GREEK. in the indic., and rarely.
Οι αγαθοι ου δια τον ύπνον μεθιάσι τα δεοντα πραττειν.
'Aφείς τα φανερα μη διωκε τα αφανή. Πολλοι ανθρωποι
εφίενται πλόυτου. εδας λεγουσιν εις τον Ελλησποντον 1 Aor,
είθην, έθην εθηναι, etc.; fut. έθησομαι ; Verb, adj. ετεος, αφετος.
καθείναι Ξερξης, τιμωρουμενον δήθεν τον Ελλησποντον. Ουτ'
εκ χειρος μεθέντα καρτερον λιθον οίον κατασχεϊν, ουτ’ από Eίμι (stem EΣ-), I ain, and Eίμι (stem I-), Igo. γλωττης λογον. “Ηρακλής τον Ερυμάνθιον καπρον διωξας μετα
κραυγής εις χιονα πολλην παρειμενον ενεβρογισεν. Ο Νείλος Porscint.
εξίησιν την θαλατταν επτα στομασιν. Αττα επειτ' έσται, ταύτα Subj. I may be.
Subj. I may go. θεοις μελει. Ει θνητος ει, βελτιστε, θνητα και φρονει. Μέμνησο
νεος ών, ως γερων έσυ ποτε. Δίκαιος ίσθ', ίνα και δικαιων τυχης.
Βιας παρουσης, ουδεν ισχυει νομος. Ευδαιμων είην και θεοίς 3 εστί(ν)
είσι(μ) ί D. 2 έστόν
Ει μη Αλεξανδρος ήν, Διογενης
φιλος. Αλεξανδρος ειπεν
Βιωση αρκουμένης τοίς παρούσι, των απόντων ουκ
ητε ανθρωποι ευδαιμονεϊν συνανται, καν πενητες ώσιν. Αληθεια 3 είσί(ν)
μοι παρέστω. "Ιωμεν, ώ φιλοι. Φεύγε διχοστασιας και ερινη Observe that parts of these two verbs are distinguished | πολεμου προιόντος. Επει Μανδανη παρεσκευαζετο ως: ατιούσα only by the accentuation.
παλιν προς τον ανδρα, Αστυάγης ελεγε προς Κύρον: "Ω παι, Imperat.
ην μενης παρ' εμοι, πρώτον μεν, όταν βουλη, ειςιέναι ως εμε επι S. 2 ίσθι Inf. είναι ίθι, πρόσθι Inf. ιέναι
σοι έσται, και χαριν σοι μάλλον έξω, όσο αν πλεονακις είςείης ως 3 έστω Part. ών, ούσα, Τίτω
Part. ιών, ιού- εμε' επειτα δε ίπποις τοις εμοις χρηση και, όταν απίης, έχων άπει D. 2 στον
όν, G. όντος, |ίτον, πρός - σα, ιόν, G. | ούς αν αυτος εθελος ίππους 3 έστων ούσης (πα
ENGLISH-GBEEK. 3 έστωσαν
παρόν, |ίτε, πρόςιτε παριούσα, πα(less freq, έστων) παρόντος.
ίτωσαν or ριόν, G. πα- Be thou. Let him go. I may be. I might go. They are.
You go. You may go. You
send. I desire. They desire. They might be. I shall be. Imperfect.
They shall be. We shall be. I might be. He might be. To be.
To go. To send. To let down. To desire. Desiring: Going:
Let them be. Let them go. Do you go. Be thou good. Be ye
good. Let them be good. I send out. You let down. They
two went. The good man will never omit to do his duty. Many
desire the unknown, giving up the known. Xerxes let fetters down
into the Hellespont. Not by the tongue but by deeds may a man
become my friend. Be ye just, that you may obtaiu justice. The 2 ήτε είητε
friend cares for the friend even when absent. When the enemies
came into the city, the citizens fled. Begone, O boys. The soldiers
must leave the city. Two armies came into our native land. (παρελεν) 1 Fut. έσομαι, έση, έσται, etc.
REMARKS, ETC. Opt . εσοίμην. Inf. έσεσθαι
“Αττα επιτ’ εσται, etc., literally what things will be hereafter
those things concern (the) gods, that is, it is the business of the VOCABULARY.
gods to aire for the future.
Mejvnoo, etc., remember while young. ...", I send forth, allow to I ATEYLL, I am away from, I am Ει μη Αλεξανδρος, etc., if I were ??ot Alexander, I would be xet free, cease, omit, give distant.
(I should wish to be) Diogenes. Ειρειμι, Igo in, I come in. Ως απιούσα, as about going, that is, tο σο και ως επι σοι έσται, I send out ; (of a riter), i II pocemi, I go to, I approach. it shall be in thy power to come to me ; Eri, with the vative, signidr furch, fall into, Εμβρoχιζω, I drive into
a fics to be in the power of: I send to, I send
net (βροχος, a Οσω αν πλεονακις, the more frequently; ους αν αυτος εθελης i mid, (with gen.) I de- snare).
ίππους, whatever horses you please.
μεμνησο, τυχης, δυνάνταt; μενης, βουλη, είσίως.
Write out 110m memory, and separately, the verb 'ime, I 7, I send by.
acc.) I help myself, I avenge send ; the verb cipi, I am; and the verb tipi; I go; putting over oI go from, I go away. myself on.
each part the proper accent.
Ρ. 2 έστε
S, 1 ήν
D. 2 ή στον
3 ήστην Ρ. 1 ημεν