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The lips of talkers will be telling such things as pertain not unto them , but the
words of such as have understanding are weighed in the balance . The heart of
fools is in their mouth , but the tongue of the wise is in their heart . - To labour ,
The visier approached the tree , pretending to be very attentive to ' the two owls .
Upon his return to the Sultan , Sir , says he , I have heard part of their converation
, but а dare not tell you what it is . The Sultan 20 NARRATIVE PIECES . Turkish ...
dare not tell you what it is . The Sultan ' would not be satisfied with such an
answer , but forced him to repeat word for word every thing the owls , had said .
You must know then , said the visier , that one of these owls has a son , and the
other a ...
WHEN states and empires have their periods of de clension , and feel in their
turns what distress and poverty ism I stop not to tell the causes which gradually
brought the house d ' E **** in Britany into decay . The Marquis d ' E **** had
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This reader was initially published as a British reader, and then imported to America. According to Henry W. Simon, it was first published in America in Philadelphia in 1799. He was unaware of this second American printing. There is also another printing -- from New York in 1812 -- of which he too was unaware. Thus far, these are the only three American printings of which I am aware. In a visit to the Harvard archives, I noticed in their records that the Institute of 1770, an early literary society there, often read aloud from Enfield in their meetings in the 1770s and 1780s (though this would have been a British version of the text, not the American one depicted here).