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ECHO- ECSTASY - TRANSPORT.
And ever-wakeful Echo here doth dwell,
The nymph of sportive mockery, that still
And softly glides, unseen, from hill to hill;
No sound doth rise but mirnic it she will
Aping the boy's voice with a voice as shrill,
THEODORE S. FAY
ECSTASY - TRANSPORT.
My spirits, as in a dream, are all bound up.
Tune your harps,
ADDISON. EDUCATION - WISDOM &c.
What sweet delirium o'er his bosom stole !
BEATTIE's Minstrel No word was spoken, all was feelingThe silent transport of the heart.
LEVI FRISIE Une hour of such bliss is a life ere it closes'Tis one drop of fragrance from thousands of roses.
P. M. WETMORE.
EDUCATION — WISDOM — WIT, &c.
Why did my parents send me to the schools,
That I with knowledge might enrich my mind, Since the desire to learn first made men fools, And did corrupt the root of all mankind ?
Spenser's Fairy Queen Will is the prince, and Wit the counsellor,
Which do for common good in council sit,
DAVIES' Immortality of the Soul. Learning by study must be won; 'T was ne'er entail'd from sire to son.
Gay's Fables, For what is truth and knowledge, but a kind Of wantonness and luxury of the mind; A greediness and gluttony of the brain, That longs to eat forbidden fruit again; And grows more desperate, like the worst diseases, Upon the nobler part, the mind, it seizes ?
BUTLER Besides 't is known he could speak Greek As naturally as pigs squeak.
EDUCATION - WISDOM, &r.
He was in logic a great critic,
BUTLER's Hudibras. The clouds may drop down titles and estates, Wealth may seek us—but wisdom must be sought.
Young's Night Thoughts. For just experience tells in every soil, That those who think must govern those who toil.
GOLDSMITH's Traveller, Mix'd reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth.
GOLDSMITH's Retaliation. Superior beings, when of late they saw A mortal man unfold all nature's law, Admir'd such wisdom in an earthly shape, And show'd a Newton, as we show an ape.
Pope's Essay on Man. -Mingles with the friendly bowl The feast of reason, and the flow of soul.
POPE Love seldom haunts the breast where learning lies.
PoPE TA little learning is a dangerous thing ;
Drink deep, or taste not, the Pierian spring;
Pope's Essay on Criticism.
EDI CATION - WISDOM, &c.
True wit is nature to advantage drest,
Pope's Essay on Criticism
Pope's Essay on Mar Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night; God said, let Newton be! and all was light.
РОРЕ. , O'er nature's laws God cast the veil of night, Out blaz’d a Newton's soul-and all was light.
AARON HILL. name a title-page, and next His life a commentary on the text.
WOODBRIDGE. He learn'd the arts of riding, fencing, gunnery, And how to scale a fortress or--a nunnery.
BYRON's Don Juan. The languages-especially the dead,
The sciences—and most of all the abstruse, The arts—at least all such as could be said To be the most remote from common use.
BYRON's Don Juan. And stoic Franklin's energetic shade, Rob'd in the lightning which his hand allay'd.
Byron's Age of Bronze,
WORDSWORTH---From the Italian.
For any man, with half an eye,
TRUMBULL S McFingub
His judgment, and his prudence, and his wit,
J. H. FRERE.
Which even by quenching is awak'd,
Moore's Loves of the Angels.
J N. BARKER
Adorns prosperity, and when
J. T. WATSON.