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On Order in doing business; and the Utility of
E early rising.
and all your studies, exercises and employments will be easy and practicable. You will have time for every thing; and you will never fcem in a hurry, nor embarrassed. embarrassed? Order is the first law of nature, and of nature's God. The moon, stars and tides, vary not a moment; and the fun knoweth its “hour of going down.
2. Without order a thousand things will be improperly delayed, or wholly neglected. While we are helitating where to begin, or what bertating? to do, hours fly away infenfioly, never turn. If cvery thing know its place, you will escape the loss of many valuable moments, fearikei. and the anxiety of as many unprofitable searches.
3. Exeiines is, by no means, the necessary, appendage of an old maid. Order is the very appendige ? parent of tranquility. A person is always easy whore affairs are always in a regular arrangement. At the same time let the mechanisin of mechanisin? your process be invifible.
4. The perfection of art, you know, is to conceal it. Be always ready to receive your conceal. friends with an open countenanceand a cheerful heart. Society and connection have claims upon us, to which we should facrifice every facrifice ? felfed confideration.
5. If you be an early riser, you may find time for every thing. It is amazing how much is gained by "lopping off an hour or lopping. two, from indulgence, in the morning. Nor is the mere saving of time the only advantage. K
Our fpirits are more lively, and our faculties are more awake.
6. I do not know a practice, which I should more recommend, whether devotion, heaith, beauty, or improvement of the mind, were the object in view. How cheerful and how animated are the meditations of the morning! What a delightful bicom fushes into the cheeks from its balmy exhalations?
7. What an unspeakable cheerfulness glides into the foul, from hearing the devotional matins of the lark, and from beholding the newborn scenery of nature? How necessary is such a regimen to preserve that sweetness of complexion, and of breath, which are the very effence and perfume of beauty !
8. When people think of accounting to God for the talents which they have received, they overlook the hours which are loft in floth and unreasonable indulgence. I have inured myself, for many years to this habit of early rising.
9. In the spring months of April and May, particularly, I grudge every moment that is waited after five. I conader it as a rude nego lect to all those sweets, which open to falute me. And I always find so much more deducted from the firmiess of my health, and the vigor of my understanding.
Frailty of Life.
IKE as the damask rose you fee,
Or like the blofiom on a tree,
The rose withers, the blossom blasteth,
3. Like to a bubble in the brook,
4. Like to a blaze of fond delight,
The frost breakes, the tower hafteth,
5. Like to an arrow from the bow,
6. Like to the lightning from the sky,
An Account of the Snow-Storm, in Feb. 1802. Coaft.
N the Atlantic coast of America,
north-east ftorms begin in the southwest, and proceed thence to windward, at the
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an hour. It has been remarked long ago by Leeward ? Dr. Franklin, that storms from the north-east, on the eastern side of this continent, begin in the opposite point, or to leeward. Whether this rule universally obtains may perhaps as yet admit of some doubt. But during the uncommonly mild winter of 1801---2, there was a strong confirmation of it.
2. On the 2 ist. 22d. and 23d. of February, 1802, there was one of the most remarkable and long-continued snow.storms that had hipwrecks. been known for twenty years. It raged with extreme violence on the land, and was the cause of several shipwrecks along the fea-coast, many lives, and much property were lost. The movements in the atmosphere were felt atmosphere : first to the southward, and gradually progressed northward, so as to be sensible there; but not until after some hours.
3: The facts were collected, by Dr. Mitch- fefior. ill, at Washington, the feat of the National Government, during the session of Congress, when they could be ascertained with the greatest expedition, correctness and care, and are as follow:
4. After a fine, warm and clear morning, ascertainet? the air, towards evening, grew cloudy, and it became rainy and stormy. The time of its commencement near the capitol, on the banks of the Potomack, as observed by Gen. Smith, was about half an hour past five in the comment.. afternoon; and before eight the rain was er:
ment ? ceffive, and the wind boisterous. Here the weather did not become cold enough for fnow until towards morning.
5. The city of New York, which is situatu ed rather more than 24.0 miles to the N. E, did not feel this commotion of the atmof. watchman phere until about eleven.
Then the citywatchmen observed that the weather was