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dress,-their ordinary attire being subjected to a high tem- hearts to the contemplation of higher and holier things perature, for the purpose of destroying infection and all et than can be met with here, so the number and the radiceteras-they work an hour, and then (grace being said by ance seem to increase of those shining forms that sprinkle one of the children) have a comfortable breakfast of oatmeal the expanse of that celestial realm where we are taught to porridge. So much of the day is spent in bodily labour,--so look for our everlasting habitation. Let us dwell upon much in receiving instruction, -under the head of which this pretty conceit—if you will call it so, reader-for a we endeavour to communicate an extensive knowledge of short time, and bear what the poets have said about it. the Bible, and a large amount of religious truth, for the Was it Robert Montgomery, who, describing a night scene, purpose of bringing the child to God; since we believe told how that, while true of all children, it is emphatically and espe

• The vast concave blossom'd out in stars? cially true of these, that the fear of God is the beginning We believe so. And how finely does the true American of wisdom. They dine at mid-day; and after having poet Longfellow allude to the saying of Goethe, that · flowers partaken, about seven o'clock in the evening, of another diet of oatmeal porridge, they are sent away happy to simple, yet in reality lofty, theme !-

were the stars of earth,' and moralise upon this apparently their homes, to cheer sometimes even these dark and dreary abodes with those lessons of piety and hymns of

Spake full well, in language quaint and olden,

One who dwelleth by the castled Rhine, praise which they have learned in our school.'

When he called the flowers, so blue and golden, If there is one broad platform in all the province of hu

Stars that in earth's firinament do shine: manity which admits of the exercise of a generous catho

Stars they are, wherein we read our history, licity, it is this of Ragged Schools. The wretched barba

As astrologers and seers of eld, rian children of the streets are mere nothings as regards

Yet not wrapped about with awful mystery,

Like the burning stars which they beheld. a moral or religious nature-nothings as regards relation

Wondrous truths, and manifold as wondrous, ships. They have been physically born, but of the moral

God hath written in those stars above: or religious birth they are destitute. The mere circum

But not less in the bright flowerets under us stance of natural relationship does not constitute father

Stands the revelation of his love. hood or motherhood; there are moral and religious obli- Bright and glorious is that revelation, gations as necessary to a complete parentage as the animal

Written all over this great world of ours,

Making evident our own creation relation; so that, although associated with their vile pa

In these stars of earth-these golden flowers.' rents, we believe it to be the duty of Christians to take these children and supply them with ideas as well as with We should like to quote on, but must forbear, with a refood and employment. We trust that this eloquent ap- commendation to such of our readers as have not read this peal of Mr Guthrie will produce as abundant fruit as did beautiful poem, to get Longfellow's Voices of the Night,' his former treatise; and that he will yet be able to look wherein this, and many more equally fine, will be met upon the scenes of his holy and generous labours, and to with. Then there is another American poet, N. P. Willis, say with a swelling and happy heart, Lord, I thank thee, who describes thy will is being done.'

Mild Sirius, touch'd with dewy violet,

Set like a flower upon the breath of eve,'

reminding us of Wordsworth’s exquisite simileWILD FLOWERS OF THE MONTIIS AND THEIR

A violet, hy a mossy stone ASSOCIATIONS.—JANUARY AND FEBRUARY.

Half-hidden from the eye,

Fair as a star, when only one
BY H. G. ADAMS.

Is shining in the sky; · Wild Flowers in January! Who but a mad-brained poet and another, scarcely less beautiful, having reference, however dreamed of such a phenomenon ?' we fancy we hear some sceptical reader exclaim, as he reads the title of our dramatic sketch, the Vision, which appeared in Ward's

ever, to a greater orb of light, by Miss C. L. Reddel, whose paper; and in truth we have some doubts as to whether we ought so early in the year to begin again our search after Miscellany,' vol. ii., is full of poetic beauties. The moon,

she tells usthose beautiful stars of earth' which have long since ceased to twinkle and shine amid the waving grass of the

*Lay like the lily of the heavens, placed verdant mead, on which the rich sunlight loves to bask-or

In light amid the lochs of darkness.' in the twilight shade of the umbrageous wood, consecrated Listen, too, how Dr Darwin addresses the starsto the sister spirits of silence and solitude-or on the brink Flowers of the sky! ye, too, to time must yield, of the gliding river, where, as they trembled in the breeze

Frail as your silken sisters of the field.' and glittered in the sunshine, they seemed of a like nature and the German poet, Rampach, what says he ?with the golden ripples that quivered and flashed beneath

• The stars show fairly in the darksome night ; them, so that we almost expected to see them go whirling

They gein like flowers the carpet of the sky." away with the eddying waters, or to note their sudden dis- and he is not the only one, by many, who have likened appearance, or playful change of form and position, which both stars and flowers to gems. The former have often is characteristic of those dancing shapes which spring to been called the jewellery of heaven,' and the old pastoral birth whenever and wherever light and crystal waters meet poet, William Browne, describes a bevy of maidens gatherin dalliance; but, alas!

ing flowers, as engaged
We look in vain for verdant meads, whereon
The sunshine lieth like a sleeping child;

. In plucking off the gems from Tellus' hair.'
The leafy umbrage of the woods is gone,

If Lord Byron might with truth exclaim-
And all is bare, and desolate, and wild;
The river flows not, singing, as it goes,

• Ye stars, which are the poetry of heaven!'
Unto the dancing wild flowers on its banks -

so, with equal truth, might we say
A bright-hair'd sisterhood, that sank and rose
With every breezo, and seem'd to render thanks

* Ye flowers, which are the poetry of earth!'
For that soft melody, that gurgling voice,
Now silenced by rude winter's icy hand.

For what the stars are to the concave above us--beautifiers
No more in their bright presence we rejoice!

and adorners—such are the flowers to the earth beneath Where are they gone, that fair yet fragile band? Where? questioner, turn heavenward thine eyes:

and around us; both are equally suggestive of pure aud 'Tis night--behold the tiowers, o'erblossoming the skies! ennobling thoughts, and of lovely images and pleasant asYes, well and soothly has it been said that 'stars are

sociations. The latter have been likened to sunshine, also. the flowers of heaven,' even as flowers are the stars of It is Vincent Thompson who walks abroadearth;' and when those beautiful adorners of our terrestrial

• When flowers, the scented sunshine of the earth, and transitory abiding-place are all withered and dead,

Sparkle on every spot like bright-eyed day.' then, as though to compensate for their loss, and to lift our But we are getting away from the original simile, and

will return to it with the lines of the Persian poet, Firdusi, a blossom we must have for our January wreath, which who describes how

shall be twined around-what? Let us see: oh! a slender • The bright sun sank down into the ocean:

branch or two of the Laurustinus, which is yet gay with The black night followed in haste;

its load of clustering blossoms, seeming, as Phillips tells us, The stars came forth like flowers, And heaven was like a garden.'

to say, “I'll tarry with you till your friends return, and

cheer the scene with my pale pink buds and pure white And now to conclude this short ramble among flowers, ce petals. This, however, by the way, is not a native of our lestial and terrestrial, let us quote a piece of prose poetry, northern clime, and should not therefore have been introor poetical prose-which you please, reader-from. Time's duced here, perhaps; but we are too short of wild flowers Telescope, for 1830 :'“During the evenings of the spring and just now to be very particular; so let it remain to form summer months, as the gentle twilight steals on the path, the framework of our garland, to which we have attached, the eyes may be elevated from the carpet to the canopy of as the crowning beauty, the ivory-petalled Christmas Rose. nature, and, as the gathering shades prevail, alternately! And now for a bunch, to place on either side, of the sweet admire the clustering Hyacinth and the retiring Pleiades— scented Coltsfoot ( Tussilago Fragrans). This, again, is the tufted Primose and the advancing Arcturus—the tender not an indigenous plant; but we find it in almost every Violet, whose fragrance indicates its lowly bed, and the soft cottage-garden, and as widely diffused amongst us as azure of the evening sky. As the season advances, and though it sprung spontaneously from the soil. The fraother flowers spring from the earth, and other stars gain grant stranger has not been with us balf a century eitber; in the heavens, we may hail the opening bud of the Rose, its introduction from the gardens of the Continent took and the bright star in the hand of the Virgin-the glow- place in 1806. It has been called the Heliotrope of the ing Poppy, and the red star Antares—the graceful Lily in open gardens, and Philli has attached to it the motto. allits varieties, and Gamma in the Northern Crown-while • You shall

have justice,' because such was the exclamsthe guy and infinitely diversified Aster is connected with tion of M. Villan of Grenoble, who found it at the foot of the return of the splendid train of Taurus, Orion, and their Mount Pilat-in his astonishment that it should not have bright companions. Thus are these pleasing demonstra- been noticed and cultivated before. We know not that any tions of the Divine Being, which indicate so much tender- poet has offered a tribute to this winter flower, wbose pale ness and love, so associated with the magnificent display of lilac-tinted blossoms would perhaps be but seldom noticed creative power, that the mind cannot fail to perceive the were it not for the powerful odour, very much like that of same wisdom manifested, whether in the germination of a the Heliotrope, which they exhale. seed and the unfolding of a flower, or in the rolling of an

When all other scents have fled. orb and the support of a system,

In the winter months so dreary

When all other flowers are dead,
* All acts to him are equal; for no more

And the heart grows cold and weary,
It costs Omnipotence to build a world,
And set a sun amidst the firmament,

Longing for the balmy hours
Than mould a dewdroy and light up its gem."

Of the larging spring

Longing for the leaty bowers, But the Flowers-the wild flowers !-what of them ?

And bright creatures on the wing, Have none yet arisen from their winter slumber, and shown

Tussilago, then 'tis sweet themselves above the earth, which erewhile lay wrapped

To exhale thy soft perfume,

And thy lilac blooms to greet in a snowy winding-sheet, and is now all miry with the

'Mid surrounding gloom. fall of frequent showers. Well, let us search awhile, and we may perhaps find something to reward our trouble have that in our wreath, for all that it is a very poisonous

The Aconite—the hardy little yellow Aconite! we must some cheering indications of vegetable life and beauty, plant, and principally known as a garden flower. What which may assure us that the spring will ere long be with uncomplimentary things Virgil and other poets bave said us once again fresh and joyous. Lo, here, now! what is about some members of its family we shall not stop to rethis which looks like a single white rose fully expanded, peat, as “the Monk's Hoods' will more properly come in. only that the petals are larger than are those of the fra- another paper. We must just, as we twine its pale yellow grant summer flower; and the plant, too, is altogether flowers with the scanty materials we have been able to different, growing close to the earth, and having no need for gather, compose a line or two in its praise :fibrous stems and branches to support the blossoms—that

Thon comest, early Aconite, is the Hellebore ( Helleborus Niger), or Christmas Rose,

With blossoms fair, to deck the ground, a medicinal herb believed by the Egyptian and Greek physi

When few that in such thirgs delight cians of old to possess extraordinary virtues, but not much

May walk where thou art found;

Content to beautify the earth. used or esteemed by modern practitioners. It was thought

Though none thy modest charms may sean, to be a certain cure for madness, and hence arose the pro

And die, as thou hadst sprung to birth, verbial saying applied to persons whose mind appeared

Unnoted by proud man. affected in any extraordinary way, naviga ad anticyram-And these, with a bunch of the Red Dead Nettle, which is • sail to Antichyra'-an island in the Gulph of Corinth, now in flower, are all that we can now procure for our where the Hellebore grew very abundantly. Should any wreath, except we are fortunate enough to find an early of our readers desire to look upon a picture of this winter Daisy or two in some low-lying meadow, and a Primrose flower, here is one drawn by the pencil of Darwin, who peeping out before its time from beneath the sheltering makes his plants personifications of the passions and emo- bank; and this brings us very close upon the confines of tions which animate the human breast :

FEBRUARY—quite, indeed, up to the boundary-line between * Bright as the silvery plume or pearly shell,

the two months. Suppose we overstep it, and gather the The snow-white Rose or Lily's virgin bell,

flowers which may be found there also. 'Tis a chill and The fair Helleborus attractive shone,

cheerless region that we have before us-plenty of mud Warmd every sage and every shepherd won.'

and mire, and all sorts of uncomfortable things. The frost And Chambers, too, describes it as

has broken up, and the thick clouds have gathered over• Trinmphant over winter's power,

head, and are pouring down rain, and hail, and sleet, with And sweetly opening to the sight; 'Midst chilling snows, with blossoms fair

an assiduity and copiousness truly astouishing, considering Of pure and spotless white.'

the quantity of moisture which has already fallen in the So wonderful seemed the blossoming of this plant amidst shape of snow-flakes, which are now melting on the up, the rigour of winter to our superstitious ancestors, that lands and mountains, and helping to deluge the vales and they deemed it a miracle wrought by the staff of Joseph plains; so that 'cold February' might well, as described of Arimathea. Its nature is very poisonous, and the scent by Spenser, come sitting

In an old waggon - for he could not ride of a single flower in a confined space has been known to

Drawn of two fishes, for the season titring, produce very alarming and dangerous symptoms; so we

Which through the flood before did softly glide, will be careful how we plant and where we bestow it, for

And swim away.'

But let us not be discouraged; for ever and anon the I slept till dawn, when clapp'd his wings the cock, and thrice he crew; clouds break away, and glimpses of the blue sky are seen,

A flock of geese, with screechings lond, o'er the still city flew;

And then I saw the paly moon sink in the misty skies, and gleams of sunshine break out, and mild airs play And heard the jackdaws stirring on the roof with cackling cries. around, on which are wafted the odour of the coming The cranes, prognosticating storins, in a firm phalanx passid, spring-flowers; and here we have a whole group of blos

And pierced the ear with voices shrill as is a trumpet's blast;

A kite upon a tree, which stood hard by my chamber's side, soms of the

In sign of the approaching day, most lamentably cried. . Primrose, first-born child of Ver,

I rose, my window oped, and gazed upon the landscape out: Merry spring-time's harbinger.'

All things were cheerless, livid, wan, and hoary round about. And, look ! some Violets, too,

Above, the air was overwhelm'd with clouds and vapours grey ;

Beneath, the ground was stiff, and rough, and dreary every way. Like reflected stains

The piercing blast with driving sleet had filled each miry track, From cathedral panes.'

Where branches rustled at the sides, all naked, bare, and black;

To stubble, and the roots of trees, did frozen dewdrops hold, Both somewhat before their time; none the less welcome, And hailstones, hopping on the hatch, were sharp and deadly cold. however, for being out of season, which circumstance pre- Let us finish the picture which the good Bishop of Dunvents our saying much about them at present. And here, keld has bequeathed to posterity, in some such a way as • Like pendant flakes of vegetating snow,'

he no doubt intended. as Mrs Barbauld hath it, swing gracefully to the play of

I hied me back unto my bed, and sank to rest again, the rude winds the “Fair Maids of February,' the pure

And in my dreams I heard sad sounds of misery and pain;

A host of shivering naked ones, with faces gaunt and pale, white blossoms of the Snowdrop (Galanthus Nivalis), that Were crowding round me as I lay, each with some piteous tale; old favourite of the poets, in honour of which we could And then I pray'd, or seem'd to pray, for all of hnmankind

That could not in this season cold, nor food nor shelter find; quote pages upon pages of mellifluous verse—the flower

"And yet, good Lord!' methought I cried, 'I'm warmly clothed dedicated by our Catholic ancestors to the Virgin Mary, alway, and always planted in the old monastic gardens—the And housed, and fed, though I deserve no mercies more than they.' flower so touchingly, winningly beautiful, that all who look upon it must love it

THE YOUNG MAN'S COUNSELLOR. • The frail Snowdrop

INDEPENDENCE.
Born of the breath of winter, and on his brow
Fix'd like a pale and solitary star,'

TRAIN & young man to that independence of character

which rests much on his own resources. The rich and the as Barry Cornwall describes it. But we must hastily indolent procure others to do for them what the less rich snatch å few of its ivory blossoms, pendant from their and more active do for themselves. The former, dependsmooth stems of emerald, and away, lest we be beguiled into the maze of poetical associations which invest it, and ing on others, surrender their self-command; the latter, 80 irreclaimably lose ourselves. Stay, one moment's pause,

trusting in their own exertions, are independent.

Society requires for its order and harmony the reciprowhile we pluck these few

cal exchange of services and civilities, and cheerfully perCrocuses, like drops of gold

form your part; but in the common occurrences of life, comScatter'd o'er the deep brown mould,'

mit not to another what you can conveniently manage and these other purple ones, that resemble so many tiny yourself. spires of lilac-tinted flame. We shall have more to say A youth, who, in early life, has been accustomed to make, about these anon, and of the Hepaticas, too, with which — repair, and handle the articles of his amusement, acquires • Here blushing Flora paints the enamell'd ground,

the free use of his hands and the ready exercise of his inWhere frosts have whiten'd all the naked groves!' genuity. On the contrary, one who, by dependents or friends, as Pope sings. But now we fancy that our garland is is relieved from the labour of those little affairs, loses his tolerably complete, and it is no such despicable one after the use of his hands only for the purposes of animal exis

manual dexterity and prompt ingenuity, and seems to have all, considering the rigorous season of the year in which it

tence. is entwined.

The laws of corporeal and mental training in many Since we sang our . Dirge for the Flowers,' we have had points are analogous. Save a youth the trouble of thought

, little leisure and less heart to write upon floral subjects. and you render him helpless and unfit for the active duties This is our first offering to the new year; and if not so of life. Instruct him to think, to resolve, to act, and you genial and hearty a one as we could have wished it—if not so rich in floral treasures as others have been, yet is it prepare him to perform his part in the various relations of

society. the best we have to offer. By and by we shall have the

Youth must be governed, but the pupilage of authority wreath of the spring months—the boisterous March, and the changeable April , and the merry laughing May-at of self-government, and this is one of the most important

must be gradually relaxed as a youth requires the habit our disposal, and then—but let us not promise too much. duties of parental authority. If authority is too soon reWill our readers accept, in place of the song with which signed, the youth becomes wilful and imperious; if it is too we generally hend our papers, the following paraphrase of long continued, he remains destitute of that confidence a seasonable picture, drawn some centuries agone by the which imparts decision to character. old Scotch poet and bishop Gawain Douglas ?

The moors and spreading heaths assumed a barren mossy hue,
And wither'd were the ferns that in the miry fallows grew;

In our several pursuits, difficulties may retard our course,
The cattle, with their reeking sides, look 'd heavy, rough, and dank, and disappointments barass our mind; but these are or-
And white and bure each will became, and bottom-land, and bank.
The red reeds wavered in the dykes, and icicles, like spears,

dained by Providence to sustain our energy and confirm Hung from the rocks and craggy steeps, where gush'd the foun- our fortitude-to reward us with the pleasure of activity, tain's tears;

and establish our confidence in divine goodness. Bereft of herbs and grass, the soil was dusky-hued and grey: The holts, the forests, and the woods, were stripp'd of their array.

Difficulties, disappointments, misfortunes, and sorrows So loud and shirill his bugle-horn the boisterous Boreas blew, in the formation of the character, to those who know how That to the dells and shelter'd spots the lonely deer withdrew, to profit by them, are as the dark shades in painting that And small birds, flocking to the briars, to shun the icy gule, Changed their loud pipings to a low and melancholy wail.

are necessary to beauty, or the discords in music that are The fierce down-leaping cataracts and waterfalls roard loud, necessary to harmony. And to the wind each linden tree its crenking branches bow'd; The evils of humanity, though grievous to our nature, The wet and weary labourers were draggled in the fens, And sheep and shepherd shelter sought neath rocks amid the glens moral discipline. Instead, then, of indulging in vain com

are appointed by infinite wisdom for our physical and Warm from the blazing chimney-side, refresh'd with generous cheer, plaint ngainst the common evils of life, let us meet them I stole to bed. The wintry moon was shining wan and drear; Her twinkling glances on the panes play'd with a sickly light,

according to the beneficent intention which permits them, And shrieking horribly was heard the horned bird of night. and convert them to the improvement of our virtues.

MISFORTUNE.

age.

CHARITY.

The above rule, however, may be carried to a blameable below one's station, and superb dress above it, are equally extent. If we reckon among the natural and inevitable censurable. The one evinces a careless or proud disreevils of humanity the adverse events which result from our gard of society, the other a vain and finical taste destitute own imprudence, folly, or vice, we do injustice to the Om- of sound judgment. nipotent in charging to his divine administration what ori- The beauty of an object is derived from the general harginates from ourselves.

mony of its parts, and from its fitness for the place it ocAssuredly if one brings on himself any calamity by his cupies. Propriety of dress, therefore, consists not in what own misconduct, Providence must be justified, and the is grand and costly, but in what is modest and unobtrucharge fall on hiinself. But to every such evil divine sive, expressive of correct judgment as well as of god wisdom attaches a penalty; and to mitigate or remove the taste, and in accordance with fortune, character, and penalty, the cause must be expiated by repentance and reformation.

Eagerly to follow after the fashion is the proof of a fri- ! We are capable, to a considerable extent, of discovering volous mind, as it is of an austere mind steruly to reject the good and the evil that lie before us. Every physical it. A man of good sense and good morals avoids singuand moral evil has its premonitions warning us of danger. larity; he yields to every innocent custom, and is singular If, with divine aid, we exert ourselves to foresee the evil, and only (when singularity is required) in propriety, decency, avail ourselves of its warning premonitions—if we hold and virtue. fast our integrity so that conscience shall not condemn us- To the customs of the world, when not inconsistent with in distress we may say with pious resignation, · This is propriety and decency, give up every trifling predilection, from Heaven.'

but not your integrity and peace. Hold fast your integ: rity and peace, and bravely resist when compliance would

be the sacrifice of both. In a primitive and virtuous society, poverty is modest It is not when customs are familiar, but when they are and unfeigned; and charity, which is the bounty of kindred new that we can appreciate their true character. Webe sympathy, can scarcely be indiscreet. In a civilised and come insensible to the ridicule, and even inapitude of obcorrupt community, idleness and vice, under the garb of jects that are constantly before us, and also of ideas that mendicity, frequently impose on humanity, and in such a are habitually present in our minds. state, charity requires the guidance of discretion.

The word fashion, not in dress only, but also in general Commiseration and relief are due to distress; and to manners, has an attractive charm to many people. If its these duties we are called by every natural, rational, and influence is confined to trifling observances, it erincess sacred impulse of our pature. Sympathy urges us to feel frivolous mind, and is ridiculous. If it infringes on profor all that is human. Our noblest powers prompt us as priety and decency of deportment it is highly censurable men to assist the great family of man; and if we love our if it has the least tendency to induce compliances contrary Maker, we will love our fellow-beings, and love delights in to health or to virtue, no language can sufficiently reprerelieving distress

hend it. Charity, at least public charity, consists not so much in the kind heart that commiserates and the bountiful hand

PROCRASTINATION. that relieves, as in the prevention of poverty, the promo. Procrastination is the effect of slothful disposition; and, tion of industrious habits, the establishment of forethought when confirmed into habit, it is one of the most pernicious and frugality, the spread of useful information, and the habits of social life. Activity, punctuality, and perseverance elevation of the moral principle.

-prime qualities in every human pursuit-procrastination Prodigility and parsimony deserve equal condemnation; opposes and counteracts, and, ou this account, it is to be it is the middle point between them where the rule of pru- severely reprehended in youth. dential expenditure is to be found. A person collects with An action is to be done to-day, but indolence postpones parsimony, another spends with prodigality, but neither it till to-morrow. The postponeinent of a necessary duty in the possession of the one nor in the expenditure of the vexes the mind, and this secret vexation disposes it to other is there real enjoyment.

shrink from the very thought of the neglecied duty, as it Parsimony congeals the kind and social affections at does from self-reproach, and the duty is either wholly their source; prodigality allows them to flow, but it ex. abandoned or negligently performed.

1 hausts them, corrupts them, and spreads around a noxious A bad habit rises in strength, as the power to resist it contagion. Preserve your desires in the happy medium sinks in weakness; and, if the duties of to-day are deferred of prudent economy, and avoid the sordid love of accumu- till to-morrow, how is diminished power to combat suo lating wealth, as well as the ruinous passion of squander- cessfully augmented habit? if indolence shrinks from a ing it.

duty to-day, it will be more inclined to do so to-morrow. A prodigal wastes his fortune without honour and with- Procrastination is not only the purloiner of time by its out enjoyment, and with his fortune loses his wealth and lethargic power, it also is the destroyer of the most precharacter. A wise man partakes of the comforts suitable cious qualities of the human mind. to his station--neglects not to make a provision for the Observe punctuality in the distribution of your time and i future-and while he lives to himself, he lives also to so- in the discharge of your duties; allot each portion of time ciety in his acts of beneficence.

to its appropriate duty, and defer not to the next
what should be done in the present. Whatever you are

engaged in give it your undivided attention-nothing ju- , Attention to decent and becoming dress is a duty which dicious can be planned without reflection, and nothing a person owes to himself and to society. Slovenly dress | meritorious executed without perseverance.

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