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   Charlottesville Christian Intelligencer (Newspaper) - August 11, 1845, Charlottesville, Virginia                                 '  Ï'-,WE flíHVu;:. !,.í;  **Re that ansWereth a matter before he hearetli Íi,U la folly ftud »hiamo ubtb Íá^i.”--SoioMON.  4^;  vóli. Iß  *ClfA«>^OVTEiiVII^I.TB, AtmmiññEim COUWW, VIRCîlIVÏA, ìffOIVDAir,'kl/liHJST 1:1,  Bii  m  m  .îfpi 'm  iiiiiifiBifiiiriièi  Bï JIMS W. GDSS.  u-  Th*Hcr«»Mt«ui» |ift«Misi»iKSr« U p#r»«n«ia,ipri3Hib»8|íiíiiíí«it«. Thefoluia«i»lll  *». íAllládeM k^i É¥BftgéH»ltáre »litttoHiiedAgönt», Hß4»t0lr l««u«*ti otber» fH«ndly to th« WoHci 19 foi^ward «»• oai»o* of »u1i»crlU«r8, ftoiti  3/;AÍ| «ammiinfoktioBi bi fUH-pfid, Io i«-«9tv« «ti^aUon,  •4, Wò fHlíwr Í}w«»UftUíid. «xc*p|4t Ih® eplion öf thi'WUor, UiUll iirMmrtg*» «r« paid up.  *. ?nt Mai^m •» ««tliorlüad U» <bTW«rd I»« ■*oiM «ftiui»crlt»r4,<iiftd rwttH <««i tn« áf >ó«Uí«.  «Uh« ««»»1 fjnM» iÉ«ni«uiit«iAt tp IM« f alor.  e.Et.€CTION8.  é  Vrom ilw" HrtiWttg^r.  -A ^4CCA|LAUREAT£ ABDHESS, JMhmä<io.Hn Qñuthtsih» at Btihany Cot Jnfy'4tAi 1849,  AiWr «o iiuiiijf ,jfCRM«r diligent fttudy «ud iiienui dUdpiiiie, |ou li&v*ç,,ge|itlçiueo, this »ttniniid u» yuur hiorary royorliy. Vuu  tl>« grndtjxittts o Abb iH«tUa(1oi|, To y«u tt most «tw#y» bç il)    U jin« b(t«n « da> iunt  buknil^i« ïouc^ foiid.AiiUoipaiion«, it ù. indfftd,.« day which iiinny studcni» whc àifjiifif m hoiftm *«b»ll H»vi*r e«e. Bui » «jnatt'|ir<?|>dri)nii o/ (hoM wh>» coniinenco «    hHv« ^b>«t «ubdii^y uf pur  ,t>o«9 j|iitd jhn}'ftiidttW«)tf >|i{>liâa|t<>n ea>eii ïitl.ttt <1^1!^ fiifiUnmetiiijitf #ti «lùeo» io ihcni m|k«ìiI f    ««P««« ««• - 0'< • 4'«'*  jUe tnllii <tvercoim> ihe diifi« calli«« of thfe'ti«Àp «fìd tildad path, «od th» «^bjtoi . •‘if your amUili'*n. ititn, Kemtnimeii, tei me firai rcu^ind «jwtt» ig(qj'9nr 4Ú«iMii»«Mts i im tiie «eo«iid #ii4fg«« 1^, y«»tt how »he# «re tp tHt insfitiiMd ; «nel in the third pinci», in>; to ,w)N«it «mttiiKaìiaHbt« objücts ihoy  •huuld be  ' An üti«dtimie «lid-eoiWlRl« «iiureo of «^4y« however, MF«U onHtuictod on the ;«»]r tb^«iaQh«i1it <iwd Oiubfullf  ««oui^4 «li U»ß «< »*»« «twdiMit», m»r#||Fl^Vÿ»«lf.ii|A<«r«dU(^ie mí *oy, Ht«rary inatítuitun Wiíb the privile^^e and tbo po\)i> of tt«V^tfib|NÍÍ^S owii teaohor in niybe priiibs ipfí    ícipH««* Ha «? «n;  ft    bu«'« btt«1i«lur uf iboae  imví«iioMi    whifsh ttUiaino.i ff^r  Hím ilíl'li^iíñwi^íf tiw "Úm #ipU*macy. H» AttftíiimixiiHtir<% tmw  «ven «üitib 9«    »he    ih«t  he e«n tt»t only loucb bii)i«t‘ir« but others «Uo, «ühjittmji)« h«« JtíflTii' d of hi» >«r«in-eutai; and «f. tbe «fteiant lan^uiiiroi» to wbldb our.«wii Ms b^eu au muoit (ndubtod lo/,th|t fiOpinui>nM« «ijd elegance of ita i«r tntet^glTr it# Vi|{()ro«9 Jtíructure, «nd <nag' tilAocnt «tc^ruf of th#f > fÍQb«»» BppnreJ *• He h«» wt^terod th© rmli n{«i}^ und Ad tbttomiro outíinu« «f  tho m"«i pr<*  li^lBdti |^lbl«r c«tU«d |(hy»ic»l, pajchnlufii c«i, I» «,lhìcfd,;. ptH^ipieutly can h<|i0eibi'ih'p»ieeme to a«y writ dt boundiirj) w «i  ■wWíih «itioii«  «rature, «el«nt;^>itd «r^ whows «nfrmichii* «d baohi>J»rrHe 1» >t»w ontietttuioiit lu mio winlenè«; Ihen^^ he i» |»ûw; piiwoi^iifid i*f »bp iWld the, poWer, «f bocamina * ' d  itiOnud  «àiMtif.  o'wb. JtHí»chi9r  »nd hi8 vwn pupil  hin  liti  , J  . of l«arnioK, «ciottce, b*»en iñr  îiiteii^ftit, in th« juilg. r»f ibii InKtiiutlMii, »re‘ ' S<^M*    aiid »ttcb vte device you  ^ftiuÂdethiiiï»||dWb« nieiiiitig »nd th« ii|t-> norl. t»f    opule?fed o«l you this  But,;{a (tw itteovd piece wo would oow |n y«i0 bo«( Ih^«» «Uaintnen»« «re tö bä.äi<Mr««#ed to luay    witbiii tb»  óoiBpMt.of. iJFOJUr iuttulectuftl «nd iistor»!  . ln 4b«'flint |^ae»r    mu«! nm «taf-  fpf tb*    íítewtlikw'^enil «cii^^ne«, • in  ftoii^re'i«b«f»    pMsn^K«, ÿv<^r  t0riÉt«od'«IÍtt«<»muah íe^ tw go Imek. Th« hthit« i»f dilig^pe, Indtiatrf, Mid ««•tf*dÍM>« tipline, «otjmred. here «re not io h« laid up-^ on tht érmïr «rîtli    n|«| tmitkn, wh«»*»  , p«fes $m fotllsd iwtth Hio literary «waat of ' many ir ii1^Mi^»ie hoj^r.'stid whn#» lenvea «re eoerreiT «T;hb tbe Wott»di of many an It ’Wkb>lb« ^plexutf enoit»« fifl«jMÌdi«il»li^$ttieel «batteciidiMi both of  V««    Op end •««$ up »II ihe  OttffiMwt«i0>f'mirmì!t »«q^btitoti «»d nevittr 9«üfttH the da«í «f fOfíiíri(iíhe»a to eonceiifl,^  w>i«ie tb« tr««átji^ «f leam^^ «nd^éoience laicS up irt tbit miffi «jliit«««#'yttM|ÿ ««(iiofy. i^ivr «ia«tiic* end ÿbit» tM(4'o0k«f'^'j!>«ur Hot«« 8fi«| obmve* liöfHi«# tbiti|t»,;««ert)di Itteroty, «nd i<<eíi»r}W tHb») mid» Witmn th«i»tf    are aIV tu b«>  pr«actvi4|    «he nue’ous nf  ytMi»    tmt «« the imph>ñi<«nía  irlitMr yo«< «rt<e y«tt f»eo«aion«ity t<* «mploy, eilbei in    «nd dif>  f (Milti«i;r«étiii'^ftyióff    jwar «ttaltn*  iNi nrieitaK »«d »«m^rou«, pathü of li«iMFte|^«fid^1em*ttíiitf ittbieb' «tr« no^ «|RI«fii#«lKl'rifHy ««netwil^ t« yoo>  . 8«iU«i ihtf prfteerMififiw pf ftmir elevici«  of'eei(»ime. ove^ #Wirb-jÍÍi Mfve^ibr mmf bonre porrd with auoh /inten«« «npfieation, we wooìd ««Éféét tlNl^ «M««itieW of « ti»#<ul tíbr«é> *rt«i «cHUAf'^oir »iiouid fbrbb^ iweNr »heit«*'* «t ifottf ««iíImi eonteifieitoé. ftnr I ,«d«ÍMi yowneverto p«H wHIir yottr eíaxp* be^Mu» »bHe you It*«. y«u <HHi»of^e^itié •bo»td yofr)»^ for mbuy yeirrtf, with tvh«T pleasing «nd grateful «»«óctationa you wiU  turni «v«r thne«.leAves, and ri^.perwte mati^ past'aÿicii over which your heaiJ hns iichedj ur voar heiirt palpilHUiii, oh ^oine trying occii«it»n. Bfflidea you will lind th«n> as ituolta of rt*fereiic<! inUiHpeuaably neueasary on various aiiit numerous emergeiiioit*»; .e^-pocinlly »houiiJ you fur & liiitti, or f«r li(b engage in ihot moBt^ulf-intproviiig and uae* ful I'ocutioii oi imparting iii»irticfioti to u> thera in liiurature, ccit*ncr, orreligittur  But aa I havu been *rc'<|uentiy requested to give a It»! ol book« essential to a .siu> d»ui*a Itbrary—bolh iti literature, acience, and ^Mgioti—1 will peixit the present «icca* aiun of ninking a few auggest ut3$ on that aub^Qci. Be asuured tbteii, giJntri‘rnrn, it i» ntti »U much lh«< nuinl>er of «oluntes, but tho'charA«ter of them, thiit ©«ihatituic» a good MUrary* On« hundred tfolum«*», seleoiiid, are beiter tben a fhotii»and bmigbt «i'rtíiidoin» iiidei«ct, aoine ono or two|ifootl iiuthors ill tlmost ev&ry URparunont of txiu* dy,:Jtóoiuaiii all the HVttin'bte ktiowledge pos-lO'aftHfl on those Wiftjeotti ; tnd he that mantera ihoiMi htttt iiiaüicie<it mmeriai for hia oivi) re(li‘i’i»ou'M»idf^iuij>rovem\»»i.  I pln<56 history «it tìr/it in ordoT, bedeute IÌ4SI in iniportttutse» 1Tb'}‘kitowbdub of tiitttd is fh0 mo«t ttxeful of nil 4int»wiedj|iß. Indeed it i« ihw ouly iri|& kuiiwieilge. Th*'« ory withoutTulCita4' biti #e giioat <i| know-l«i<g«v It i» %    of ti vury ‘ciquiv*iûal  t:h»p«oìor. A h istori« t» in «tiy dí'pariflViíitt, 1 mean onírw<MÍ «o<|tiiiiiitt:d with tmy^iiiaá úf inçttt, |)h>»iòiili iiiti>ltví|vuu),. orUnufiit, i¿ «IV «%vrniatóh iWï wv¿r^y ñi«n «»f i*sq««l i«l«'tiie destitute of tNt; iiui;0i0f^ Hnuwjedgtf, bow«v'«)r splendid hi nua^iñíaiion «r briltiant in th’eMry tinU «pvoúlatiuii.''  Wo «bitll HUI, huwi vtjr, te* yt»o with many vóhinie«i in tuia dcpurïmtJift. Tho loi* lowing will give you B good outliiie í-'—Rol» Itn’i* Aiioieitt Wiàiory Î Gillie»’ Hintory o| tireece «ú<J of 1h® World,, duwtt to ih«? tiu»c ol Aietiiiiiidf*!' tbif Öi^ttt ; loé^phux I  {*<ut trch*á LiM^i: culled Mi»torii%  Stiidsinith'« of G(e^oM,  Son  Ht'nv  !i|nii  ti!,:  ibriut<i «od  üngla fl d, are enough ihr geuOíwl iwrposes; ^olybitt«’ GertiíwV^^    trnnalittifd by  3. Volutn«» V Gui*»»'*» Gibb«»n'H  Devliiie «nd Fall o| (he Uoitínn £;n)piro, Uullttm'i) Viflw» of Eiiriipe duVitig tire middle ftg<9« ;    i^oropé:} lio* bertiuii'tí tí intóry of the £nipt*ror €bttirie» V j IJVinie'» lii«tory of 'Km^lalid^ con>inu> ®d by SíMptjetf OuiiÉbi’if History of IÌSur<» pt-aìi Utvilt!S»i#ron \ liftncrofi'ií H latory of »he üuiitíd Stia«iB í ti«r|i<i'í» JáuropBan SSet-ilcmenth in Anifric»; living^ History of he Ltíband Voyagïài OfOoInrnbùii ; Spark’» Aibertnnrr Biography. Hacred ond: Ecole» aiaaticitti Hiitoiy :--»TMrner’ii Sabred Hiato-ry ol the Worm, iii 3 .void. i>f the iFaittHy Library; Pridtia«»* Gounexiona bftwnen the Oíd aiid New T^iawe^itsíí Oea^ier»* T«xt-Book t)f Kcoh tiinatiäul UiBtory,^ Ü VO lötne« ; Moahesstti •Nouiider, 8tiû_Wadding* ton'aJChurch Miatori« » ; iD'Atibigne'a LiTb of Xiitiber ; Burnet’« History of the Rtffor-mation ; Ni alo'e Hi¿i«ry of the Poritqnd ; Lit ve» of the Relotmuritt ns found in tlte Enoyctopbdift of Heligious l^nowledge—a very uüOful book Î «l»o» Joiift’ Hiutory of ibó l^ldfeiiseiu- ;  .......Ltt«ruiiorp:;~Hòrné?ti Ititrodiiciiot^  _ , , K ^oii(iordan¿«v    Bibl»?,wiih  ¡feicnta»’ LetiiíMín \ D«vid ScV»|i*¿ Koy to thè'Hebrt'wP(^!ni«iiíH¿h-with âtüari'atÙhiviîi« niíir Chrentoitiéthy kiid tbe Septùagiiit ; Séar’a HnsHtry Of the Bible ¡ Oainpueti*» F«ior_Öo8pi>lB mid Crijtbäf t>ib»»>itniioi»s ; Alauiknight*«i ìSiij8ilt'e ; Cantphell'ti L<’Cfurè» on J¿ocieuiK8tical Hibtoty, with hi» KiiiiHys oil. Alir«ç^|^>t ; Çiihnel*t>'Oicliotiiiry of the Bible aiid Ancif’tit O»‘ojgrnphy, Greek Uon-córdiiiice ; Griví-biiCh'» Tißit ; Ofoenlléld’ii Fotíkfl Greek ToitâïftHit j Bezu’to J^ntiri Testament; PùleV’i Hor^sPaufiii»; Wat« kfri»’ Apology for the Bible ; Biitiir'ii Ah I-Í ¡»lamo^eoyna*    £vidt‘iiee9 :  liiRdinity liefutiid by liifideî» ; Newton on thé Prophucioiíi «nd T«iwei' òn the Prophi*-otfB, worikí replete with leiirniiig fin thoie »ubject«, though thtiii inier|*reiRtÌona oil aoote propht'oies are to he tfecôived with n)U«b «llownnce Oil ftcooDiit of’their d$* itominaiionai poitiiion tittd the fventa which lav« einee Vnúir day iîranspired. Fabèr'iì Otflicultieii Ol Ittfídelity nod of Ruititnj Ca^ tbolicim.^iib b‘« work» on the Prfiph^» vietr, aa well Keith iiVn the Proj[>hocie)< aiid bia Peino^iiitfatit»»» of the Trutb Of the Jlonpel, ere #<iribÿ of a place bit your ahelvea. Äi‘Gavtn*# Protéívtnnt, and iJr. Eliott*» reéeiii Work, entitled à Delineation of    Càiholidsnt, are etipoôialiÿ: wiir-  tbÿ yif (t readiojÿ «I the pret-ent crisi» of our couVtiry ftnd ihtt World; anU the reiigioua work» of Archbisthop W haiely.  Uoiiimentiirtë» on tboéeripture!(,'as book» 'of i^fcffciieo, are expedíerri. I know of no one to be rfccónit'netidèd for it» very nccu-Tkie doctrinal expoKiti<Mi» ; :but for useful ai inforinniiop 4M» hiitoriôRl, geographic«,!, and chront>iogic»l tfUi^ecVKi anil mnttfr!« «»i iterary oriiioit<tttV there itre »t;vt>rat workn. ’fbtäV are tbe Cnnlpr^’henBiVii C«»tiiiii« itiHry **-<h<>»e of    Wiid Mfliit Borkett an«;  Dr. Av i?ta»k— work» oi merit—the threft irai, for niaiiy good practical remark», tuid «• deliiieatioii» ¿if Preabjlerian and Epi»-»'•paUaft view* and opinions. The !att«r vaf|i»bie tor iiM chtoiiohiiiical afid g«o> graph cat atatiiiics, for more criticiRm and aroiog, thaii fof déciaion of eharacler, coii>.i»touciy, or prnciicñl good »en»e. You can fri'qoenily árrüy. Adam «gainst Clark, on<i Cfnrk ag«in»t Attain*. Indeed, Adam .Ttark'» ienruing is pf more use to oiherv ttiwii it seeots to have been to bimtft^ll. He r黫fnbtett «ine of vaai rt-sourçes of memo, ly wiibout the power to uh« them. Hit*  < ooiineotary 1», bowijtiBr, fiir reavona f»*t, br b. abogt'ther worthy of-a place on thí-i*b«‘||f óf etrery one who »s able to avail him* «eif^of it* re«<»lirct>a, and who ia eapecinti\ iitri>)abte to Arininiauinm. Greenñehrr ^éw T«»t«ineiit    With nll hi:  érivical,labor» on that book ; and Bbioiu* fleid’a itectntia Sunopika, or Criticiif' Di' |UHt,    pbdttbiÿ'ical, ami dxcirhb* ;  ûtgeibcHr wiib Loeke; tkirwiiir; Pearce, a« « ilBllack : Stonrt atid, Th'dock on ci*rifti J^IMKtle!», well digested, are worth more ibiti ill! the comftPéutai^is t^ve named, to givt  the true soitae of these hioat valuable of all literary composittona.  In the d^partmeot of literature, pbilo8o> phy and the 8ciét«ere,‘ I'sball only oame few very u^ttí^l work« in addition to tbuse already made familiar in thé cokrve of your studtes ^H-ttiinni'^ Introduoiiob to the I t ture of KurOpe during the 16ib, 16ih, 17th ceniurie», in four volumes ; b»r taifle and elegance, aa well a» fur good »enae nod profound view», tbia is'a valuable work. Mudarne Do Stael’a Gernnioy, in two voi».: thitt i» a Buul'Stirriiig^ work, of lofty gejiiua and gient té(4eiitóh: ;1 will add to ibiB closs only Pflsciil'ti Provincial Letter», Place nesi o these the Bridgewuter Treatias», »e* ven volume», wilb the eighth Bridgewater Treat the, by one. ivot «ppititited by tbe Will of tbe JKatrr ojf Bridgewater. Of lhè^e *TfeAtiM>»    leruiè VVbewell t»n  Oetseral Phyaic« uiid Bue.klaiid’a G*‘oiogy nod Alinoralogy. Bbifon’a ]K*>turiiI nist** ry niid Gutd»ti)ith'f Anbnjued Nature, wilj iîoiistiiuie, with iPaley ei »H indeit, .« rich library on N»>turai Theologji. If| you. want »11»^’ thing on Law aiid CoitBtituiionaj Prill» oiplca, next to Blacki«tone i^otitcstpiieu, read the■ Feiler»li»t, by Haniilton »Aìuimi  tk*k^ T n Cl afe*»il=s    ^r^«te«ia%-kiàn(u  and Jfay, wiib KtiOt’a con’VLock«'», and JSewiion’» ' woika  I  Madison Cttmhienittri'e». B» aro  by utiiver^ni prefcription, eiiliiled tu a high rtink i and t<i«*i ihoi^h not lea^t\ Cuyter'» Coitiuariitive Aiiaiomy aiiid bis Theory iheLartb.  If to tbeau a sniiill, tnisäcIUneou» |ibr«iry he dnairabte^ wu coniriiebd. a» worthy óf the firsi place in it, lite Harpi-i'» t)i»irict Schócd Library, a Work of *“10«? lorty lUmo', yuluinee. To thOi»e wbo pnVpare fur teach* ing, thesQ are a>greut decider tum. ^L^rd kainiu'8 £ieiiieni»^(d Criticismi iBettU Liingui gc, :Horn Tooko'a piver»ì'*U» of Purley, thè Spectatojr, Bamblert (|utiBinn, with l'iti lor'it Kaiurai Hl^lory df Enthuüt ahWr and ali t >e otber elegant and eloquent Work** of Mii8 mOii |utj»ul«r ibor>il wriior of th«>proi<(ti«t day. Placetn Komè corner »helf St. Pierre’« ailudiè« ol Natur«, a}iii)ig wiih tliree good I2njlit«h Piiitionartu»»* VValker'a Wèbiiter'8, lind Hicb rdaoii*a; al»o, «tome ood Gaxetteer, ii aneli oan be found j I iiow not one good otte. 1 wilUay nothitig <if Pori» Hiter I ahalt b%v^ named fttiltóiii Yooitg, G**wper, «iid ?ope^ lor to ibt»e every ooo wili «dd what bb pleases. ir*<in thè niigbiy Sbnk'peare to thè «luays p'Ieus* mg atiu aometitneu pioua •»t^ini» of Mr». i>iguuroey. Nor «hall I iianviifiravela, v»ij-agi:», and Work» uf faucy, a» tboy come not H iibt,n my culegori»». äucb will he a good •tUracy for a yomig gentleinao, wbo.intenda toi^ iustdiil, and to bave in himvelf a rich Tartety ol‘niaierittl for rciiection.  I bave «dyised a pinail library well Belect» ed. Aa Virgd in bii* «ecdiid Geòrgie aaid of fkrm», I «ay of librarie«. W heti »peak* tng of thè toi«a of tb^ bn»b|tndnian be «ery »ìgitiAcantiy aaya, «a you will remembor—  Lauidato ibgcotiat iutt ; Bstigauui cobtQ.    -  i would aubstittite—    ^  LKudìMO mi^liiai Bijbliothfccia Exiguàtu cijhto.  "i*ràise lurge fartnSi but otiltivaie a 8btai| otie(”aaid Ute W»’n‘an poet, we aay, •'Pialli lar^ bbratte», but feudi and digeai Mn'tM ouea-oand weil «eiected loo.** Mne Vulua-ble book, »0 read, ibat tt I» incorporated Witb tbe miiìd (d‘ thè riiader, i» wortb mori tbao one ücure read witb tbe uaual apeed of » romaiiGe. He that fully dbniprebeud» 4 porbict treaii»« Oli aity »ut>jt«<^t, b«>i edded tù hi» muntat atature thè luti dimeuaton» of tliat «UMior vvbom he tbua pdifectiy undei« »tatid«.  In «very «ciénce and art there ia «oine  Ìroat fna»ter »pirit aiid tmtaier performancB. ^bat worki thorougbly «tut.t^d, i» enough. You may read a btiuarud on tbe »atnejiub-joct, and not find a iiew «d«« per voldme. Searoh uut theai^ ina»ter »pinta and tiroublo liut your«elvo» witb <be dduud proHiti|{» <d a hundred cupyiat» and imitatuì'». Lvery work of ibi9 aort. whicb y4iu_ tboroughiy atudy and digeet, ti» like adding another man .o youraelf. Moat youtig inen wi^li tu read muny book». Great iiien read'bui few. Great reader», like great eater», aro nei-thor thè btrgvst nur tho fatteat tuen in tbe World. But iiibaon*» method uf readiiig a hook »0 far a» to «uè tbron^b it ia noi inucli béttertban index-reading. li may do lor i«uob a imin a» Jolinson, Ijut it wdl not ^do hir «iiy òian wlio,daiinot, like bim» make a dictionary of «Imutit alt tbe word» in our ianguog^.    ! .  Bui I bave yet au obneryatlob/ or two to mak« un anutber brauch of tbil»^ »ub]oct ~~ All b"ok# bui ooe ijjust be reàd wub, thè dvep cOuVictiun that tbeir audiors are ali lallible itigli : and theiotore, on thè gieat »oliject « f; moral and rebgiou« ieartnHjj,you inuBt «ay With Hornce—  NuUiùaaAiiiétua jurore in vetbà  VVbile, bowever, o«»tniitendin^ thè aunli* meiit »ei forib in ibt^ line. I nuuld nutbute y<>u tranabite it in thè too iicenitou» tvnii» in which Francia inakes our Rouian mural« ist »tug. Jn hi» prolitic geoiu» and diiuted tcd »tyle he miike» eigbilinea to »tuud tur uue id Uurace. Li»teii lo bint :  *• You a«k, perbap», Whal a^« what cbief I owo ;  l’m^of all sects, bui blindly aworfi to none}  For «9 thè tempeit drive», I »bape my way} i\ow ftcyve plunge iiito tl» woru’a wiue i^a j Now virtue’s presepi» rigitily delend j *Mot to tb» WorlU'-i^tbe woilo to me «ball bend j h«^o ma'ke some looser nioraliat my guide.  And to tbii scbool le»» ngid «mooibly glide."  Freo a* Ibi» tran»latiow i», I bat« fonnd ■»onte yófing i»9ti for wboni it i» not quite tem enttiigb. Wb«i« «bout to Iatin«b Uieir •ontbM> bi*rk opùf»= tb»”- WK* «t Ine,' «nd if -m »ad fnr aiiiue roiuaiitio iSlfuium, wiiiiin vlio^e deligbtful aib«d«i' ttisiigtuation c«»i-r-ct« idi tho »«Wt*«f    bapi^y ibow.  f», goiiled by tbu brighi »tar of ih^iCOnii ditloa&pby, and dt»daifftng thè niàcles <.i .imlotii and . tho ubi» oi ex(<«iFieo4è, ttif>) ivrovv away thè conipas» and tli« ludder b.< vvbicb thoif finhor» wereguided »tìdueeùrvé  amidst the perii» of the-mighty deep : and taking their destiny into their own hand»i they s«ek iheir fortumt» by their own devi» CP«. I need not.#ay that not one in a my«* ri.'d realises'the drefttns by which he »«k allured into tbe fatal adventure. They all lounder amidst the tuinulia of the ocean, or are dashed headb.ng upün the rock* and shoal» of rum.  I Som« yountt men, fi«tn an overweonirtg b«'nceii of ihem»elvc!s, and '« too iinpUcii rol lit n<|Q upon their own resource» of wis* dom aiid dntcretioii, diaciain the8uggexiion8 and rci|iu|itiir<ii)ces of those who kindly in» terest themselvea in tbi>ir|welfnre, nnd com* iiiit thipin»elvea entir&ly to their own dispo* aal. Xhtt| aecm to take b pleasure in  <(UQ»|lin^ing e^eiy, ihingi i«ud io  »heiuai^lfea iiito a ita^o of iiuivo<i|f^ - , ^ bÌ!<m and indtlference. ^hoy aésumè it td be morn boiiorabls to becojiio their own philosopher and 'guide, and â ibark 'éf ori^ gir.al geiituii and>great inentHl indnpéñdence 'to repudiare or question wharever they have not tbentselvtis oxcbgitated aiid proved^w OiherH ag^iin aro tbe implicit conbdibg ttlaviis of tradition and prei<cription. They lake ail things upon trust, and follow the ñckie niuitiiudo, icfving other» to think for them. These are tim tnere crenturip« of clrclim^||âl/(fe and |lway« b»sume the color of that society amúngot Which they ,liVoi-> Between Ihi'se two extremen Of an klinoat iiniier»t#^epiiciKtn, «nd ^^me and e(®d« ulou»'a(‘^e»oeñce in evèryllhing, Ìieè thw ;goldeii nlffü^in .of anund philósopby tiiïd oommoit§ii|n«e, tbb prckidiiig^géniuM of hu« man natiir«. A discreet, w«ll bnlatiibed» »«Il ududntBd ^lind will bold fksi Whntbvcr it ha» learnnd until it can »bow’good t^ai^tit of jfenilnctHiion, and will lÎMvef acquíeiid^ in any ipro{frisition or meaabre furdter thaii it aiford» tiVidenoe of iti corrdctne»« ntitl geithral >go((d tbntle'iioy. In th}« cifiiojHtji. remtirk which Anb puts into the ntdnib of PiiœbMit '•Kbn addresaing bi« «on |*WìBM»n n the !irtibj«ci of guiding the«hbi|oi of lb« rtin for ñjfikday, i» mot>| appropria  4ifilûkiinia    Vvv will irB>  v«Ms!ii«»i ttr the middle way.*! This i», in¿-d *ed, Ihb beautiful moral of « ^'ery b«aut’t> till »tbr|r in thit «legnili but moni licèntiouit l»oet; , The »tory of Pliajton’» drawing t)ÿe chariot the fun for otre day, iî» mode to contait|4)i «‘Xeèliont «shoii to ybung fiien •f thl» calfuliar cateijory. 'il hi« part, of Phtsbútt’ uddrt«»« ib bi« «on i» thus beatiti* fulfï tr«iiálatt‘d bÿ «onie puut’^perhap«, Dcyden:>~  educed f«»i»i tWo Very |niere»iiog faci|m^y fiirèt.^ÿoti «fa illi [ono only    ^vôftta build bi^ hVr  étj  Drive titem oet on di«>»rtjf tbrbi^b tié  ‘ «ûiriaoV wi| mt »0«» /  _ _ cifcie?] iutftally,fortB  Vour art must be to %<^erate thtlr baste  jfÍHHglh*  Nui: to the #iiant irkiuth» nor «tormy North.  11>é bowrtsáí hoofs b bèatéb titick wdl iboW { But bèitber inöbbt iòó hi^h, nor’ilink t^o bw« That no n«W tires; or heiiveo or fearlH iblbít* 0sip the irtìM tíiity^th» mitiäh tt fkt ôeêî :  • - . . ; %    #. ,    .y #;    ..  ahun both e*bremet } tbn r«8t let fortune Auidé^ And b«Uer for thee tuati thyself provide p  FeW young inbn, bowwéV, Will cbooite thè middle wby betwebn »ucb extrèniièiii They obiicè the ÿèibii «)f thb c||ariot of llidir owu deatiiiy, ápdí P'bàtbb«li&e, diiid«i>)l% <hé éxperiehcè and the rbmnnistràiicb tif th»*y give ìhià^^ «fin* lo thélr piituiiona^nd rufh on ili iiibir wild 8|fd ricklbW advbbturè biitil, if Phìfeion lik«, thby do not èei thb worid bu Aìre, ihèy conàubib IhbinièiyeA by their own ibiifë». Jdj^ilbr, ihë pi>et fbrtbbr inlortné ui^ burled ä tbtibdOrboh at Phétuii ànd killed bnn in order to '«a^ thè wrii'td frotn fin iintiibdiittç cbnflagrniion. *fhili, ibdv*ed, Wilbtibt a làblt*, ia uométitn^ii itié» rally venfìì^d in thè provideiicé of Hbatbn ; tbr iho»e vi>bb wdl iiot rìf’cbivb thè eobbà?^ ¿ ul ago àiifl of wi»duin are frëijuentiy don-, Kunièd bÿ «bbtô dite calaiiúly bb á Wari>ii»g il other». ; '  But the pnèt haà allured na firobi öUr path. To; return ; while wb khould sweai^ to the Word« of no inasiér offalliblb’«iithni riiy, we should m Ver give up an bpiuibn liut for better r «soné than tíioxó bn which wb held it. ^either the fiilaé pridb bf coik sititénçy, nor homage for greut and nncitini and vbneràble liâmes, i(hould induce aá to revbrô any poaiijon niorb or léiíí ' fhirn thé evidence on which it. rests. Aaseni abov« evidQiiee, ts credulity or onihu«! .»m ; bs-sent below evidence, ia prejud ce »nd ob-iitinaoy ; aiìbeut according to eviilence, is reahon, aitb oendor, and consistency*  There jet rumnin« another item $->¿yonr preéent aiid your future aoquiailiou«: are to >e turned to I he best po8i<ibl« accounti— i'biè ytiu tiwft-lt» jourtJreator, to your»«ilvé» and tO'lhc human race. The whole iiiii# verse has properiy in ^Ou. as much, at least, a»'you brtv« in the uHiyerre. You ard not, in any view of your'^<>8ition, to become doue» in the grem hive of the World. The richerj or ihe wiser, nr tnora talentbd any man ba|i<pén)t to lie. the human race h tre the )<rt.‘ster t>iake in him, and tho airon^er daun» upon him. The world gunrantie« to you your life, your talents and your property, boi any one of which you could ose or enjoy wnhout its consent. For that guüraoK!« y»*u owe to it ihe proper^bse and application <*f yourself and your property. The King i» as niuch « servant to hiir suli-jeuta U» tfey are to him. In the oath Of-hb< coronation he is a» Utrmiy bound to thetn «h ihi*y,.in iheir oath ol^allegrunce. are binind to him. If he become« a defaulter, they Ciill him to account, as he does ibetn who they neglect ih> ir bouiogo. You irtuvt not iheo, buagine that you can do with your-tti-ivo» a* )ou please. Y»u are under a pn-rambuiit obligntion that you will not alien-itte ytiurself nor your pó.vvfr» of doing good fioni the human race.  But what that |*itrtioular callin^r is,. whiol> you should pursue or thiii pnrucular kind af i.ood which you should attempt to ac* i:.ompliah, biay be a matter which you iuuk liecide for yciuraeltcs. To do good to tnaU’ kind, to make thè world better lor your having lited in I», is not only a pniamouni •luiy, but 19, in truth, ibe proper buaiooBw o , your lites. The varit-tios of ^oot\ tO "bi?  done, and the way« by which it may be «c-oOmpl.ished, «ro «naher« Which taleni, tisate, lyiace, and cirCubistaiKie, in the minute de* tftila, muat decide* Tbbse of course |e«n-not be enjoined by the iawi, nor! prbsbnted by the »laiuto» nf human wisdom. fBut tnero is one thing .bblfgatory dpoii you, youn» gotitlomen, oí paranumnt and tran-«bendunt importane« and «bligation. Wnh this I almll conclude my Éddrt^s. à The argiimèiit» with wbich thè claiimif of Ibat uno thing .‘shoujld be espocially bnfbrc» e| upon your mósti «ulemn conàideifttiionr «I» doduoed front two Very '  -    V  intomberà bf the church of the „ j»|ls»iab| ih«k ai^eond,->>you nr« admitted to tiHiJhobbi-a of • d.piyD|j« of Bacbelttl- *f Ammt thiit infiint Collie. Vonr inieilec-|uai bnd biornl chaHi^ef must, thereforej btiye « mighty : inHuetice in behalf of tite true and proper dignity of J«àrning and religion and cspeciaiiy favórnble or; unfavora^ ble io the repbtaiiob of bur^lturch «ltd (^olleg«,’ III wh^t, then,^l t^atdted, eon-iht tbb'truo exceHebceand ditotity ot Qian?  I promptly answer,•--•TA*1iii|ïir#b»acÿ o/ lAe mói’oljfinJime»(è. A nikb of ricbMtore« of leahiing and knbwredge, uf oùliiv^ed taste, of refiitod «nd correbt conscieiilt« of gen{$rot)»^d niá bits, of auibbmle »ik eotntnnnicaiiiig Whai .  fe«l, «bd ivho aubordi God'« gloiry end man’s biost grand and ’ bobla bier WB» exhibited ob ear man tn till his inijPriba Aeau tt/tni of moral  dead. Thrbngh life'« vioiBSbtid««, ttona «nd obbnterìrovotution«, -yon need one «nnth'ér’axcounaeU,  «fffdsiancc« Be ever ready, then, py in any bebaBion whioit ntay^revivb J^« rftininiscenbe« nf tbe«e, the 'h«)»|iiáflt däf$ of man*« dXisfeitQ«; and' «ìfford y»u portuniiy hf etprbasing to èa'eh ’ uihÀì'lrtibf, ntbtnaf afTeiitlbti artd'kindredsHl«. • Jßlnslly, temeâberUhat «bbrnt biobflMtiii:« is the bnly trub ifeinon«irèii(iWìùf t»d-ncnied mah, blgébttóthani MUd «  ftiid «« yoti womd alWayiAratefblly tVfmm*  and hbnei^ this ybof bfmb  conscieiitV>u«(iflsjs, oils social ha-uasivo |iow«rs of ‘ben kito|» and «II theie ibess, i«: iiib of God iHnt •r imagined by bonceFiiib^ the a ntorni u«t  n¿ver^e. Uts pallbdtiini, «u far all it i«jhb< man, 'ts teasun, henbroienpbiniid’a just and digniiied rebpebt ib tiie rights and pritU«g«a bH^othc^«. niK'so'neie ^f honor is not the  jbotitttitn airs of «  tienian gadibler or  glfdiitor $ iiot (he eitAiitidti« of a faifta8ii<  fg^iitleifiab g  fliJtAllidn« of nuiiobpaiive, indeftbable code of bere tnonial «traoinient« «nd’bìii.aotibns ; but th«r frKiik, bnbn, noble besrinÿ td oim whoiM| aiiibdard of goii»d inatiiibrKi good tbl«^ and' good behavliir iii Gbd'» ovvii Son, àndUl^bse who draiik inOst 'prolbundty of the spirit of. wisdniti,' beiieVblenofot ;iind |feiitiine philan thropy^ iifdib«ted in the «aying and doing« of Apostle« and Prophets, saiittb and'martyrs.  One «ticli noblembo toinjg out into the wofrld» in the niorniirg of life» with ieacning, ib« taaie, the-good mannere, «nd habit» ul ;a Gbrisiian gentteinift,.!» like t|tb sun of ihe Mioriimg iSbUitig^ from ibe cham-: bora of the east, to run the splendid oareer oi; H br^ht and a glurtouB day« l^eaven is; in hi« eye, ««rth ia undeÿ hi» febt, hbpe b| iaiiiiMMality iA . hi« Uiight' 4nd mornmg| »t»r, Hi» p«tb is, therefora, thsi of âijgnh^ tyy probity, piety, and public utility. I^chi a one cannot be insulted but liy «n eqaat, and auch « man bu» no «qual out of th« Church of God, ànd therelote, ht» panonly is not that ul the Het<h nor of the swordk— Hb lalls tuto no broit«^ cubai», or baitloa^—• Hb febl« th¿i Gbd ha« érdied hnb, not with ihn talon» of the eagle, the paws of a bear, or the teetb of ft lion. H« ha^ nelthoir the horn nor the hoof of violence j but he has ri^.asoni gnod metiners, virtue and seli-re-^«Iliect. lViih these and not with those, he deiends htni8|«U from ihb violebi^e, the iH-áfiiebct'tiíud ihb aibiaull» ofthe men of earth. But tove is in hia heari^ and thè law of ktiid.ne»« on hi«’ t^ngbév «ntl bribed with firtbe, be is. aiway« sal'ei bnd WuóNble,end  u«bfbl in the world, [ - ____  V l^bse,! gentleuiéb, «re the «uggeèlioné Whieb yon ifave often beard in thi« plac«^ and oil ihi»f our last interview, havb I judg^ bd it «xpedioiilj in tokbn of the ibteirbk I fuel in your future do»itny¿ and bf biy best wi»hea ibtyour loturoand btérníilbappiiibBS to press theui once more upon your attention.; ' 1 feel the inetrable «atislactiou that udr labors f(ir you and wltb yoHí bavb not been in vbiu. 1 shall alway» éxpeçt to hear, a good report of you*—“iltai yen etb boi on* jy active, indu»irious and virtuous biitzens of our happy nation, but bxetbblary and ft-itiiiui mvmbura of the great family' ot God. You already havemuch in your powtirmid may have biore. * 1 can ft« no ul itnaiutb to your afequisitioup, nor limit to your ushful« lie«», ¿ui »hoiild you devote your energies to the ac(|bis1tiun of the greatest aptobnt of utoral tnflueuce, and niake lhe happine»« of iitan and the honor of our Creator and He-dooiner the bighe»! object» of your «»pira-tiou, I can aniicipate tor >bu, iiot only « rich harveatol Hoiior and happiness on earth but an unbounded and enduring iitheritHbcb of glory and honor in « brighior and better w itrld than ibis. .  Gentlemen, tho attachibeuis and fViend-ehips formed here, arerl fondly hopb, ;td coutinue between U» alf through liib. ' Fbr my own port, (and I pröBunre t in»y fcsy ai much lor all your teiioher» here,) t cbnnoil but take a deep interest in all y dur fbiUr« uesttny, nói only in the present w^rld, but ali<o through that boundte^8, awfbl, aiid »ubtime future into which Wo are all basitf eniiig. I have staked iu you much Ibbuÿ, and much »olioiiude, n|id cannot be iiidif-lerent n« to your future carebr. You, tot)/ cannot but féèl much intereat in one another.' You have toiled together fbr several years. Your, «linds have laboiud ovdMho same fíelds of rugged learning âitd iiifél-lectuul d>i»diplitib. Your names have ofien neun oaiied over in ìho »ame clashes wíiliin tbefí* wall«. Tito»« days are now forever (led. Your nanies will never agambe clasii-ed utiUer the »»me categories. You will never all meet.here again. The tobe« jot ihe »am« bèll will bever Bgatn suWinon ytfU to thoeto rooms,-inor vvill you Ín¡ all proba-uillty over agtttn meet together at the same liou»« and piac« of prayerl The^c are so* ■enin. rellectibust 1 bey dem,and mòre than .4 transient, cold, and turmal ospreRsion.  If, then, gontlemen, there «buuld bai«« ever been in all yobr literary collision« and c> nflicta here, one unkind or unpleasant •aelitiff, of which, inileed, 1 hav« no wit-itesi, I pray you never let it lesto the»« «vali». Here let it be interred without the hope or fear of a tesbrrootíon iVom the  i$ffì}lne8s,-»«s i ~honorabl«, au<d Wfi Uf gfbriöä« nf mabkind, let tb« true nobiVify of 1|tp| admlt'aiion, eumii)«i)djdfwuKi^u. ^ebure y.ourb«étôhd<i^V(i/é, fif«t, lii dnd withbut bnd*' '  IT IS GtVEN TO Ahh'w Ô0  Tl)ére_ ar« those 'ivlib tí«« 'k • Wi ntoÿe’ bobn.^cd tninisiVi, ;Vèbi«iìA|» biited bt, leìéit, ihbukli ln V«1ilÌ(y ^ p^’bsi^ríotiiít'^Mo^ ëi«y'  by that Ar«it«rritisj||"4lib  ih^i añi itib tñiíét ei^ttstíéab^iív ■ , cHreful^ «bit ftfnd^èì^V b^s^VueibdH^ ! bobi «f'^btìt^bébeii Vit wWica» mù inlütitl «es no1iUí(ími^;í?n^mb Nile, òttfenb-^ ly, but iiölily bbiitrlbbieä her. b’iiiitib Wiii»t{wihb:»p|éridm’ frih'm^H« Wim  liiiaiioipatiob iVolH Egyptibb bondad?; hiH« holy woiilü'hkveWe'b'|i«r^%1ti^ diVin« her'initi^idn, liiid fÜ« bJtHa^li" ’llèen ont; to f««d itiò itdbiri of Sé on ihe jiksturbs bfHä^fdiab. Froftf whom the physical üafétíy of i|ir H bian l)ei‘ti|p in it* fifa iffy, bifb ib itit itifiri^ity, ik fii taVe to ||i All inanM littlé ‘««btirVe '^oria'#ii. barmttny á'nd'gfa«ín'érsit,'«^tb mbià' «bä »re ÍVom ’Qelí^h ifAln of yör«. lô desbèndbbd'çibbitti sqtSrtflee oil the »fiàr, abd WHo'îiï tn'spWé «^1 that 1« ft^^gb bìld hdtv ln < iftiellbö^ tíf btibrgy î îb'Hbtiÿh bfl man ha« t>)eV inl»b1bn tbo^ èbtAt wÜ  iSvfir|iman i«it«b tir |kb<^!ti|t^ th« propiortion btftweea hi» iiték^b joyment«. Of riohe« «• uftliib» ilik 1^ bop« {«btora (fi^an ihe^bjoyinebtiwlim we oon(tìd«rth«(ó «» iHe mèvol to b« ^'#1 «t «onie ibtbre time ihb atiétnbijcint felicity, «rdor aft«r th«bi ttbeUA)« Ui A! i^earineB»«f obWi«Ul^r btdl~ lté inonbr wè ait down to «njoy we flnd thetb iu«ulÜi^tonl tBt r» ouiti«iof iifb.^ Naibre ntàkbi^ii ty. wbeu we W4nt ntfbetsaB««, bdt gives the n«m« of pbveity tb tlir «f  th« gre«t 4inil WeiiUHy «t« ttoMÍlibttlá. ti6 proenre by tbb b«|{> of irt. av«r b«en «onkidered «« ibe'Màtb Itt wl^  ma» most e««ily béeom«« «ei]bbittfbtt  .. ... . . .  iitiKi «nvot    VWUIIIV«  bim^elf p«riioutitriy b«ing liièb frc^m r«r»r Pttisperity i« iOiii» «jit’ ib  CduHir.  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