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ECHO-ECSTASY - TRANSPORT.
And ever-wakeful Echo here doth dwell,
And softly glides, unseen, from hill to hill;
Aping the boy's voice with a voice as shrill,
My spirits, as in a dream, are all bound up.
O'ercome with wonder, and oppress'd with joy :-
For joy like this, death were a cheap exchange.
Tune your harps,
Ye angels, to that sound; and thou, my heart,
She bids me hope! and, in that charming word,
My joy, my best belov'd, my only wish!
EDUCATION - WISDOM &c.
What sweet delirium o'er his bosom stole !
No word was spoken, all was feeling-
One 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,
Will is the prince, and Wit the counsellor,
Learning by study must be won;
DAVIES' Immortality of the Soul.
Besides 't is known he could speak Greek
For what is truth and knowledge, but a kind
EDUCATION - WISDOM, &c.
He was in logic a great critic,
Learning, that cobweb of the brain,
The clouds may drop down titles and estates,
For just experience tells in every soil,
Mix'd reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth.
Superior beings, when of late they saw
POPE'S Essay on Man.
-Mingles with the friendly bowl
Love seldom haunts the breast where learning lies.
A little learning is a dangerous thing;
POPE'S Essay on Criticism.
EDI CATION - WISDOM, &c.
True wit is nature to advantage drest,
"Tis but to know how little can be known, To see all others' faults, and feel our own.
POPE'S Essay on Criticism. What is it to be wise?
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in night;
POPE'S Essay on Man
O'er nature's laws God cast the veil of night,
His very name a title-page, and next
He learn'd the arts of riding, fencing, gunnery,
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.
Sorrow is knowledge; they, who know the most,
For Plato's love sublime, And all the wisdom of the Stagyrite, Enrich'd and beautified his studious mind.
And stoic Franklin's energetic shade,
WORDSWORTH-From the Italian.
EDUCATION - WISDOM, &o.
For any man, with half an eye,
TRUMBULL S McFingal
On every point, in earnest or in jest,
His judgment, and his prudence, and his wit,
J. H. FRERE.
The wish to know-the endless thirst,
Which even by quenching is awak'd,
MOORE's Loves of the Angels.
Lur'd by its charms, he sits and learns to trace
She had read
Her father's well-fill'd library with profit,
Youth it instructs, old age delights,
J N. BARKER.
J. T. WATSON.