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overcome by the assaults and batteries of adverse storms moors at last his crazy bark nor returns again to the tossings and troubles of life's tempestuous sea this is the land of peace to which the friendless orphan repairs out of the reach of malice and the arrows of misfortune his bed is


and he rests from his calamities forgets his sorrows and forgives his enemies who then will dread that narrow house of rest while it offers an assylum so peaceful a hiding place so secure a relief so ample a home where the oppressor and the oppressed the bond and the free the king and the beggar are on equal terms and congregate in the same silent society who above all will dread the grave while his faith points to it not merely as a retreat from the troubles and trials of life but as the only avenue through the dark partition which separates time from eternity a continual dying from eternal life a reign of gloomy night from a cloudless glorious day the power and dominion of sin from the presence and freedom of God ay call it the place of rest the mansion of peace the haven of repose the safe retreat the hiding place and the gate way to glory and order your life aright that when you are summoned to its precincts you may contemplate its silence its drapery and its coldness in the light of faith and enter upon its possession with the assurance that the voice of the last trump will burst its rusty bolts and call you forth from its clamy envelope to the celestial abode of angels and the spirits of blessed men made perfect and to the presence and favour of him who plucked the sting from death and despoiled the victory of the grave.

SPELLING.LESSON 21. in-stat-tu-quo in-stā'tū-kwō, in the former place. in-se-dix-it in'sē-diks'ét, mere assertion. ip-so-fac-to ip'ső-fāk'to, by the mere fact. i-tem i'těm, also, or article. ju-re-de-vi-no jū’re-de--vi'nā, by divine right. mag-na-char-ta măg'nā-tshàr tūr, the grand charter of Eng. me-men-to-mo-ri mē-měn'to-mōʻrī, remember you must die. mul-tum-in-par-vo múltūm-in-pàr'vo, much in few words. One-plus-ul-tra né-plus-ul'tră, to no farther or greater extent. no-lens-vo-lens nõ'lēns-yoʻlēns, willing or not willing. non-com-pus non-kom'pūs, under witted, insane. non-com-pus-men-tus non-kom'pūs-měn'tūs, not of sound

mind, witless.

om-nes om'něs, all.

o-ten-po-a potres po-ră, } O, the times! O, the manners!

--mõ'res, pas-sim păs-sēm, every where. per-se per-sē, alore, or by itself. pro-for-ma pro-fòr'mă, for former's sake. pro-and-con pro-and-kön, for and against. pro-bo-no pro-bo'no, pub-li-co púb-le®ko,

for the public good. pro-tem-po-re pro-těm'põ-rē, for the time, or a time. quo-ad kwò'ăd, as to. quo-ad-hoc kwõ'ăd-hõk, as to that. Tuon-dam kwõn-dăm, former. rex rěks, king, royalty. sem-per-i-dem sẽm-pěr-e'děm, always the same. si-ne-die sin'nē-di', without mentioning the day. si-ne-qua-non si'ne-kwā-non, indespensable condition. su-i-gen-e-ris sū’i-jēn-ē'rēs, unparalleled, singular. sum-mum-bo-num sum'mŭm-bo'num, the greatest good. u-na-vo-ce ü'nā-voʻsē, unanimously. u-ti-le-dul-ci u'tě-le-dűl-sē, utility with pleasure. ve-de-me-cum vē'de-me'küm, a constant companion. vul-u-ti vŭl-ū'ti in-spec-u-lum in-spěk'ü-iūm,)

} as in a looking glass. ver-sus věr'sīs, against, or opposite. vi-a vi'ā, by the way of. vi-se vi'sē, in the room or place of. vi-ce-ver-sa vi'sē-věr'să, the reverse. vi-de vi'dē, see. vul-go vŭlgo, commonly.

READING EXERCISES, &c.--LESSON 22. There is no speech nor language.--Their voice is not heard. 1. When, thoughtful, to the vault of heav'n,

I lift my wand'ring eyes,
And see the clear and quiet ev'n

To night, resign the skies;
The moon in beauty rear her crest;

The stars in silence shine;
A secret rapture fills my breast,

Which speaks its birth divine!

2. Unheard the dews around me fall,

And holy influence shed;
And noiseless on this earthly ball,

Celestial foot steps tread.
A-7'ržăl music wakes the spheres,

Touch'd by harmonious pow'rs,
With sounds unheard by mortal ears

They charn the lingʻring hours.
3. Night reigns in silence o'er the pole,

And spreads his gems unheard,
Her lessons penetrate the soul,

Yet utter not a word.
Noiseless the sun emits his fire,

And pours his golden streams,
And silently the shades retire

Before his rising beams.
4. The band that moves,--that regulates,-

That guides the vast machine,-
That governs minds, and times and fates,

Retires and works unseen.
Angelic visitants forsake

Their amaranthine bow'rs;
On viewless wings they stations take

And note the passing hours.
5. Sick of the vanity of man,

His noise, his pomp, his show,
I'll move upon great nature's plan

And silent work below.
With inward harmony of soul,

I'll wait the upper sphere;
Shining, I'll mount above the pole,
And breath my silence there.

TRIGONOMETRY.--LESSON 23. NOTE. Trigonometry is that part of geometry which relates to the admeasurement of the sides and angles of triangles.

All the properties of angles are based upon the principles of single proportion:--for, in each triangle three things are given, either all sides, or sides and angles, to find a fourth.

The operation may be performed in several ways; that is. the scale of even parts, the protracter, or chord, and the dividers may be used; or a table of logarithms, and of natural

sines, tangents, and secants may be employed:-and the sides of triangles may be measured by the square root as already exhibited in mensuration.

Note. As a table of logarithms, sines, tangents, &c. is not contemplated in this work, it will be impracticable to illustrate the application of the principles of trigonometry to the subject of measuring angles, and their sides, beyond what has already been done in mensuration. The application, however, of the square root, to determine the length of the sides of angles, may be stated in a few distintt cases which the pupil can. not mistake.

Cass. 1. When the hypotenuse and one leg of a right angle triangle are given to find the other leg, adopt the following

Rule. 1. Square the hypotenuse, and also the given leg, and subtract the lesser from the greater.

2. Extract the square root of the remainder, which will give the length of the other leg. Thus:-

Suppose the hypotenuse of a right angle triangle be 50ft. and the base 20ft; what is the length of the perpendicular?

50 X 50=2500, square of the hypotenuse.
40 X 40=1600, square of the base.

900, difference of the

squares, and the square root of 900 equals 30ft. Ains.

Or, Suppose tho hypotenuse to be 16ft. and the perpendicular 12ft. what is the length of the base?


112, the root of which is

10.59, Ans. CASE. 2. When the base and perpendicular are given to find the hypotenuse, then work by the following

Rule. The square root of the sum of the squares of the base and perpendicular, gives the length of the hypotenuse.

Suppose the base of a right angle triangle be 40ft. and the perpendicular 30ft. what is the length of the hypotenuse?

40 X 40=1600, square of the base.
30X30= 900, square of the perpendicular.

2500, sum of the two squares;


square root of which is 50ft. Or,

Suppose the base to be 89ft. and the perpendicular 78.7; what is the hypotenuse?

Ans. 119 nearly. The distance between the extremes of the plates upon

which the roof of A's house rests, is 43ft. and the height of the roof is 16 1-2 feet; what is the length of the rafters?


B's kite lodged on the top of the steeple of a church which stood 45 feet from the bank of the Mohawk, and B stands on the opposite bank, 30 feet from the water:-Now the steeple is known to be 132 feet high, and the line to the kite is known to be 200 yards long, the extreme end of which is in B's hand: how wide is the river?


Faulty Composition.

The world we have not seen.
There is a world which we have not seen

A world which time can never destroy
Where mortal foot steps have not been

Nor mortal ear caught its notes of joy
That world is fair and O how blest

More lovely than prophets ever told
And never did an angelic guest

One half of its blessedness unfold
It is not fanned by the summer gale

Nor is it refreshed by soft vernal showers
It stands in no need of the moon beam pale

For its inhabitants have no evening hours
Oh no for this world is forever bright

With a radiance pure and all its own
For the streams of uncreated light

Pervade it poured from Gods own throne
There forms which no mortal eye can see

Too glorious for mortal thought to trace
Stand robed in peerless majesty

And move on wings with matchless grace
Sorrow and death have no entrance there

Time never breathes on its fadeless bloom
Fancy cannot picture a world so fair
For it is Gods blessed abode beyond the tomb

Explanation of words and phrases introduced into our lan-

guage, without being properly anglesized. aid-de-camp ad de-kõng, an assistant to a general. a-la-mode ăl-ā-mode', in the fashion. an-tique ăn-tēke', ancient, antiquity.


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