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He that chastiseth the heathen, shall not he correct? he that teacheth man knowledge, shall not he know?—Psal., xciv, 10.
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots ? then may ye also do good, that are accustomed to do evil. Jeremiah, xiii, 23.
O that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people! Othat I had in the wilderness & lodging place of way-faring men, that I might leave my people, . and go from them !-Jeremiah, ix, 1.
LESSON X.-FIGURES OF RHETORIC.
FIGURE XII.ANTITHESIS. On this side, modesty is engaged; on that, impudence: on this, chastity; on that, lewdness : on this, integrity; on that, fraud: on this, piety; on that, profaneness: on this, constancy; on that, fickleness: on this, honour; on that, baseness: on this, moderation; on that, unbridled passion.--Cicero.
She, from the rending earth, and bursting skies,
Virtuous actions are necessarily approved by the awakened conscience; and when they are approved, they are commended to practice; and when they are practised, they become easy; and when they become easy, they afford pleasure; and when they afford pleasure, they are done frequently; and when they pre done frequently, they are confirmed by habit: and com Vrmed habit is a kind of second nature.
And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, 'Cry aloud; for he is a god : either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in [on] a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked !–1 Kings, xviii, 27.
Some lead a life unblamable and just,
QUESTIONS ON PROSODY.
LESSON 1.-PUNCTUATION. Of what does Prosody treat? What is Punctuation What are the principal points, or marks? What pauses are denoted by the first four points ? What pauses are required by the other four? What is the general use of tre comma? How many rules for the comna are there? and what are their heads ? What says Rule 1st of simple sentences ?—Rule 2d of simple members ?—Rule
3d of more than two words 1-Rule 4th of only two words ?-Rule 5th of words in pairs ? ---Rule 6th of worn's put absolute ?—Rule 7th of words in apposition ?--Rule 8th of adjectives Buio 9th of finite verbs ?—Rule 10th of infinitives ?—Rule 11th of participles ?--Rule 12th of adverbs ?--Rule 13th of conjunctions ?-Rule 14th of prepositions ?-Rule 15th of interjections ? Rule 16th of words repeated ?—Rule 17th of dependent quotations ?
LESSON II.-PUNCTUATION, How many and what exceptions are there to Rulo let for the comma?-to
Rule 28 ?-to Rule 3d ? --to Rule 4th ?-to Rule 5th f-to Rule 6th ?-to Rule 7th ?-to Rule 8th ?-to Rule 9th ?--to Rule 10ih?-to Rule 11th to Rule 12th ?-to Rule 13th ?-to Rule 14th ?-to Ruis 15th femto Rule
16th 3-to Rule 17th ? When are different words said to be in the same construction ?
LESSONS III.-PUNCTUATION. What is the general use of the semicolon ? How many rules are there for the semicolon! and what are their heads ? What says Rule ist of compound, members ?-Rule 2d of simple members ?
Rule 3d of words in apposition ?
Rule 3d of independent quotations ?
3d of faulty dashes ?
3d of questions indirect ?
LESSON V.-PUNCTUATION. What is the use of the curves, or marks of parenthesis ? How many rules are there for them ? and what are their heads ? What says Rule 1st of the parenthesis ?—Rule 2d of included points ? What is said about other marks ? What is the use of the apostrophe ? _of the hyphen k-of the diæresis ?-of
the acute accent ?—of the grave accent ?-of the circumflex ?-of the breve ? -of the macron ?-of the ellipsis ?-of the caret ?-of the brace-of the section ?-of the paragraph ?-of the quotation points ?-of the crotchets !of the index?-of the asterisk, the obelisk, the double dagger, and the parallels ?-of the asterism ?-of the cedilla ?'
[Having correctly answered the foregoing questions, the pupil should be taught to apply what he has learned; and, for this purpose, he may be required to read the preface to this volume, or a portion of any other accurately pointed book, and to assign a reason for every mark he finds.]
LESSON V1.-UTTERANCE, What is Utterance ? and what does it include ? What is pronunciation ?-What does pronunciation require ? What aro the just powers of the letters ? What is accent?-Is every word accented ? Can a word have more than one accent ? What four things distinguish the elegant speaker ? What is elocution ?-What does elocution require ?- What is emphasis ? What are pauses ? and what is said of their duration ? What are inflections - What is called the rising inflection ?- What alled
the falling inflection ?-How are these inflections exemplified ?-How ara
they used in asking questions ? What are tones? and why do they deserve particular attention?
What is a Figure in grammar ?-How many kinds of figures are there?
sis ?-synæresis ?-tmesis?
pronoun?-the verb?-the participle ?--the adverb?—the conjunction the preposition ?--thie interjection ?-a phrase or clause? What is pleonasm?-and when is this figure allowable ? What is syllepsis ?-enallage3-hyperbaton ?-what is said of hyberbaton?
Do figures of rhetoric often occur?-On what are they founded ?
-hyperbole ?- vision - apostrophe ? - personification ?--erotesis 3-eophonesis ?-antithesis E-climax ?-irony?
LESSON IX.- VERSIFICATION.
[Now parse the ten lessons of the Eighth Praxis; explaining every thing of which the teacher may demand an explanation.]
CHAPTER VII.FOR WRITING.
EXERCISES IN PROSODY. By When the pupil can readily answer all the questions on Prosody, and apply the rules of punctuation to any composition in which the points are rightly inserted, he should write out the following exercises, supplying what is required.]
EXERCISE 1.--PUNCTUATION. Copy the following sentences, and insert the COMMA where it is
Examples under Rule 1.
Under Rule 2.
He has passed it is likely through varieties of fortune.
sures in which the heart has no share.
Under Rule 3.
Under Rule 4.
mind than to the outward form of the body. Gentleness is unassuming in opinion and temperate in zeal, Exc. 2. He has experienced prosperity and adversity. All sin essentially is and must be mortal. Exc. 3. One person is chosen chairman or moderator, Duration or time is measured by motion. The governor or viceroy is chosen annually. Exc. 4. Reflection reason still the ties improve. His neat plain parlour wants our modern style.
Under Rule 5. I inquired and rejected consulted and deliberated. Seed-time and harvest cold and heat summer and winter day and night shall not cease.
EXERCISE II.--PUNCTUATION. Copy the following sentences, and insert the COMMA where it is
Under Rule 6.