10. Consistency, without obstinacy.
11. Charity in all its forms.
12. Excellence in the profession or pursuit to which a person devotes himself, accompanied by equity and modesty.
POINTS OF DANGEROUS AMBITION, WHICH PARENTS SHOULD REPRESS IN THEMSELVES AND THEIR CHILDREN.
1. Display of all kinds, in dress, equipage, manners, accomplishments, talents, wit, personal beauty, power and wealth.
2. Great riches, rank, station, office, as instruments of selfish gratification and pride.
3. Exclnsiveness, by which persons aifect to he of a superior caste.
4. That assumed superiority of taste which displays itself in hypercritical discontent.
5. That pretendedly superior sagacity which imputes bad motives as the source of good actions.
6. That cunning which would make dupes of mankind.
I have reserved to the last my remarks on this virtue, not because I would rank it as inferior to other virtues, but. because it seems to be a union of them all. The sun, though so pure and stainless, is still the fountain of the primitive colors. If you take pieces of cloth, of these several hues, place them on a wheel, and then turn it rapidly, so that the colors blend together in the eye, they will form a pure white, like the liquid overflow which the sun pours out upon the universe. And as light is a union of all colors, so is charity a blending of all the higher