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 - a . nay is nny, but their yea is. not ;.'o, but...
a . nay is nny, but their yea is. not ;.'o, but ye; and 1 was toll by one of the sifters that it was her habit to even write it without the "a," but 1 think that does not prevail. f EUVCATbOX. Their schools must bo excellent, fur the children are wed advanced in every brancn. Particular attention is given to music. 1 am sure I coul l not in any city schools pick up a ' proportionate number of boys aud gir.s who can king a well as those children did. And there in no singing by note; even the little ones read music readily. The piano aud other instruments are also taught. 1 he proficiency in music is mainly owing to the fact that the teachers themselves have had the best musical instructors that could be obtained in our cities, and they have for years drilled the wbolo family two half hours" dailv. All sing, with verv few exceptions. and it is remarkable how many really Hue voices there are. : Their autfeems aud hymns for church use are written entirely by Shakers, and are. of course, peculiar. - Most of the latter are chorals, which they sing with great spirit. There is much repetition, both of music and words, which seems a necessity when we consider that the greater part of their ser vice U singing. It i wonderful that they have the physical atreogtn to sing a taey a a. iney - au aaa

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 09 Nov 1884, Sun,
  3. Page 15

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