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fcj 146 The Indian Advocate. The best sort of revenge is not to be like him who did the injury. Ardent spirits have drowned more people than all the waters of the world. - Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good com pany and reflection must finish him. A firm determination to act right will steer even inexpe rience safely over dangerous passages. , Those who are talentless themselves are the first to talk about the conceit of others; for mediocrity bears but one flower envy. Punctuality is one of the characteristics of politeness. He who does not keep his appointments promptly is unfit for the society of gentlemen, and will soon find himself shut out from it. It behooves us to watch against and suppress the first no tions of spiritual pride, such as proneness to think too highly of ourselves, or a desire to have others think highly of us on account of our position or pretended attainments. - The growlers in this world are generally the ones who have given the world occasion to make them rail against it. We get back in the same measure that we give, and if we are de termined to close our eyes to the beauties of this life, then, of course, it will seem dark and burdensome. If we are moody and cross, everything about us will appear to be at sixes and sevens, and we will look at the sunlight shadowed by our own actions and thoughts. Iti Vl ;; 'l-W.-i.'n"..J.i. ati,m-'