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At Lexington,
LEXINGTON.

AMERICAN

A Queer Pack of Hounds, in running, can

QUEBEC.

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White Plains,
WHITE PLAINS.

At a Training,
TRENTON.

Princes,

The Bunker Hill Monument, reminds the British, that
BUNKER HILL. Yankees can Shoot Quickly.

A Flat Bush,
FLATBUSH.

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Still Water,
STILLWATER.

A German,

A Camp,
CAMDEN.

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A Monument, -
MONMOUTH.

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A Stony Ferry,
STONO FERRY.

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FORMULAS FOR

In Rhode Island, -
RHODE ISLAND.

PRINCETON.

Banishment,
BENNINGTON.
Brandy and Wine, are good drinks for

BRANDYWINE.

BATTLES.

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the British learned that the Amer-
icans had A Rod in Pickle.

will not produce timber enough,
to make A Fine Showy Coach.
look like

A White Snow or a Foggy Show.

in Europe, you can see

An Athenian in a Low Coach. usually live in

A City with Some King.

would be a severe punishment,
for the Foe of a Dutch King,

GERMANTOWN.

when hungry, likes the company of A Tea-saucer and a Cook. At Saratoga Springs, there can be seen, a lot of danSARATOGA.

dies,

Tasting of Cake.

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The King's Mountain, would make cooler dwellings
KING'S MOUNTAIN. than Hot-houses or Caves.

A Pen of Cows, is worth as much as

COWPENS.

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Guilt in a Court-house, is discovered by
GUILFORD COURT-HOUSE. Some Twelve or Two.

A High Church on a Hill, is a better shelter, than
HOBKIRK'S HILL.

New York is a town, where

YORKTOWN.

A Rainy Loft.

The Eutaw Springs, in Carolina, will, like the springs EUTAW SPRINGS. of Parnassus, make Poesy Vivid.

Audacity is Puffed.

A Fine Spear.

A Wet Tossing on the Tide.

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The Miami Indians, fight with
MIAMI.

A Little Canoe,
TIPPECANOE.

The Queen of England, was thought by Prince Albert,
QUEENSTOWN. A Witty and Sweet Maiden.

is as polite as

A Frenchman,
FRENCHTOWN.
At Sacket's Harbor, ship-carpenters
SACKET'S HARBOR. and

carries many

Lake Erie,
LAKE ERIE.

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An Estate and a Gift.

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The Thames River, is as high as
THAMES.

Chips,
CHIPPEWA.

A Bridge,
BRIDGEWATER.

Blazing words,
BLADENSBURGH.

Lake Champlain, does not show
LAKE CHAMPLAIN.

A Black Bird,
PLATTSBURGH.

A Sedate Madam. repair a vessel, Lay a New Bottom.

A Boat by Steam.

Wide Seas in a Low Time. can be made by chopping

An Oak or a Hazel Tree.

affords a passage across

Canal-water.

are heard from the lips of every
Fine Orator.

An Ebb of Tide-water. is sometimes seen on the

Bough of a Date-tree.

A Ball-room floor, is the scene of some exhibitions of

BALTIMORE.

Pedantry.

At New Orleans, the

NEW ORLEANS.

Sand and Cinders, in time of war, produce

SAN JACINTO.

Puny Visitors,
BUENA VISTA.

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Pale Ale,
PALO ALTO.

A Shaking Palm Tree, over a river, would be
RESACA DE LA PALMA.

The Sacrament,
SACRAMENTO.

Weary Crews,
VERA CRUZ.

A Cherry Cork,
CERRO GORDO.

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The Monterey Cathedral, looked to the soldiers like

MONTEREY.

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Hosts Fought Well.

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A Catapult,
CHAPULTEPEC.

Mexico was taken,
MEXICO TAKEN.

Ruin and Damage.

is a good drink, provided it is

Always Fresh.

An Abbey on a Narrow Ridge.

A Loose Bridge.

or little children, are well

Known in New York.

are always able to

would look like

A Jeweler of Moscow, can easily make
CHURUBUSCO.

is rarely partaken by

by Gen. Scott, or

A Nun in Africa.

Man a Bark.

A Red Cork.

A Fancy Ring.

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The Nomenclature Table that follows, on page 133, is probably the most powerful aid to the memory, of any principle in Mnemotechny. Though, where all are important, and none can be fully appreciated without a knowledge of the others, it is difficult to tell which is the most useful or interesting. By the use of this Nomenclature Table, or new method of counting, as we call it, any person can perform most surprising feats of Memory. More names or fig. ures can be committed to memory in one hour, by the aid of a Table like this, than by a day's study in the ordinary way. Let us see first its application to the Sovereigns of France. It will be observed, that each word in the table stands for the number it is intended to represent. Hat translates to No. 1, Honey to No. 2, and so on to the last word. This Table must first be committed to memory. The Sovereigns of France can be learned after committing it as high as 56. Eventually the Table must be learned up to 100, so fluently, that we can count as readily by saying Hat, Honey, Home, Harrow, &c., as we now can by One, Two, Three and Four. This Table is to be used as a method of counting. As each word articulates and translates according to the number it represents, we can, by a little practice, get so that when a number is given, we can instantly speak the word. If 52 is spoken, by thinking of the articulations le, ne, we recall the word Lion, and the same of any word wanted. On the other hand, when a word is given, like Rock, we can instantly tell its number (47) by translation.

Let the student first learn the Table as high as word Juice, or No. 60. Next read over carefully, four or five times, the Homophonic Analogies on pages 136 and 137. The first twelve Homophonics, for the Governments, and the Sovereigns where there is but one of a name, will be readily understood. Where there are several Kings of one name, but of different numbers, like Henry 1st., 2nd., &c., a different kind of Homophonic is used. It will be easily understood after a little examination. Each Homophonic Analogy begins with some prominent letter or articulation found in the name of the King, and ends with an articulation that represents the number of the King. For example, each Homophonic for the Henrys, begins with R, and ends with t, n, m, or r, according to the number of the Henry represented. Henry I. is shown by the word Ri-te, the Re being for Henry, and te for 1. Henry II. has Ru-in, Re for Henry, and ne for 2. The Kings by the name of Louis, have Homophonics all beginning with L, and ending with one or two articulations which represent the number of the Louis. By looking these over carefully, four or five times, the learner will be able to repeat them both ways; that is, if a King is mentioned, like Robert I., the Homophonic Rabbit can be given, and if Fair is mentioned, Philip IV. can be given as its King. These must be made familiar, when the formulas on pages 138, 139 and 140 may be learned. The words in the formulas which represent figures, are in Antique Type, and the Homophonics representing the Sovereigns or Governments are in SMALL CAPITALS. After the formulas are learned, by a little practice, any King or Government can be called to mind, and the number, date and years of each reign or government given readily. The final phrase in each formula represents first the date, then all the remaining figures stand for the number of years the Sovereign reigned, or the time that administration or government continued.

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