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" zens ; but the glory of your virtues will Teem, crimes are very rare among them ;

nou terminate with your military com. infomuch that were it made a question,

" mand : it will continue to aniinate re. whether no law, as amorg the favage A

In the third letter of Themas Paine to the citizens

vi moicit ages.” mericans, or too much law, as among the

of the United States, which was lately republished

in the Balance, he says, civilized Europeans, subjeéis man to the

The editor of the Bee, while endcavoring to bolgreatest evil, one who has seen both con. " I well knew that the black times of

ster up one of his thrice-repeared falshoods, declared ditions of existence would pronounce it • seventy-fix was the consequence of his

that it was corroborated by newspaper Testimony.to be the least ; and that the Theep are (\Vashington's) want of military judg

We requested him to inform us what newspaper had happier of themselves, than under care of “ ment in the choice of positions into

ever contained the assertion, as original. He has the wolves." " which the army was put, about New

not deigned to comply with our request : and he Now this is downright plain dealing" York and Jersey."

certainly never will-for he never can. But he the people are theep, and government are

And again,

ought to acknowledge that, in fact, the assertion wolves, their natural enemies. After this,

“ I came forward in defence of Mr. was not made criginally in any paper but his own ; we need not be furprized at any thing we

and that this little fils was only brought forward to may hcar from Mr. Jefferson.

Washing on when he was attacked, and 66 'made the best that could be made of a

help out his former great mistake. Yet, even that

he will never do. Democratic editors never retract “ series of blunders that had nearly ru. ined the country.

any thing, least it might injure their credit. FOR THE BALANCE. In reply to the malicious calumnies of a contemp

We have had frequent occasion to expose the pile tible vagabond, we will recite the venerable and u. nanimous testimony of Congress.

fering tricks of democratic printers. Many of thein,

we find, are very willing to copy original producWRITER in the Pittsfield On the 23d of December, 1783, General Wash.

tions from our paper ; but, they seem to have a parSun, who seems, in an equal measure, lo ington resigned his commission of commander in

ticular aversion to giving credit for them. The combine the stupidity of a calt with the chief of the American armies, into the hands of Wreath suffers must by their depredations. Front ferocity of a Tiger, speaking of Mr. Ad. Congress. The scene was inexpressibly grand, and

this they snatch a flower with as much dexterity, ams the ex-president, says, that he has was so affecting that it drew tears from the eyes

as a school-boy would a rose from a hedge, or a brought on himself and party the merited of Congress and of a vast multitude of spectators.

pick-pocket a watch from its owner's fob. Such curses of millions of freemen." And the The fallowing is a part of the answer of Congress

conduct is pitiful ; and we earnestly beg our rival resionis afligned for the pouring out there to. Washington's address on that memorable occa

editors to desist from it. vials of tremendous wrath upon Mr. Ad sion.

In several papers we have observed, the Balance ams is not that he has been guilty of any " SIR,

has been accredited for productions which never apcrime, which is cognizable in a court of

“ The United States in Congress afTem. peared in it. or at least, which did not originate in la:s or equity, but that he has apoitatised

bled, receive, with emotions too affect. it. We wish to see no more of this. Care is al(in the writer's opinion)" from practical repub'icanism." This is a genuine fp:ci.

ing for utierance, the slemn refigna. ways taken, to make a proper discrimination be

" tion of the authorities under wlich you tween miginal and selected matter which we insert: men of the jacobinical spirit. It is copy.

** have led their troops with success, thro' We can, therefore, see no reason for blunders of ing the Parisian mode, with a remarkable

this kind. degree of exactness. The names of re

a perilous and doubtful war. public and republicanism were, for sev.

" Called upon by your country to de. eral years, used in Paris as a Talisman or “ fend its invaded rights, you accepted

If any additional proof of the calomniating nacharm. Whenever Robespierre denounc “ the lacred charge before it had formed ture of Densocrats, is wanting, it is furr.jshed in ed people as apoftates from republican.

alliances, and whilit it was without

this fact :--The heaviest and blackest charges aism, the denunciation was sufficient to “ funds or · a government to support

gainst both Jefferson and Burr, have been brought

forward by men of their con party. These men are send them pell.mell to the guillotine, la you. den with the curses of an ignorant rab.

Denniston and Cheetham, and Jann.es T. Çallen

“ You have conducted the great military der. The former have taken the utmost pains to ble. " contest with wisdom and fortitude, in.

destroy the reputation of Cul. Burr; and the later And why is not a guillotinc established

variably regarding the rights of the

has been no less active in publishing accusations ain this country, that should have off hu. “ civil power through all differs and

gainst Mr. Jefferson. man heads with as much expedition as a

changes ; you have, by the love and farmer's boy shaves off the tops of turnips ? confidence of your fellow citizens, en-It is not because jacobins, like this wri

“ abled them to display their martial genter, would be backward in promating ius, and transmit their fame to poster

To Readers. such an establishment; but it is because

ity; you have persevered till these U. their power is not equal to their venom. " nited States, aided by a magnanimous The good old proverb is verified in king and nation, have been enabled un

WE are under the necessity of issuing them : * curft Cows have short horns," “ der a just providence, to close the war

the second volume of the Balance on a singller “ in treedom, safety and independence ;

sheet than was used for the first. CASTIGATOR.

It will be ob“ on which happy event, we fincerely

served, however, that the page or matter is but injoin you in congratulations.

considerably reduced in width, and none in lerigth.

Considering that the advertisements are given in an Citizen Gallatin is supposed to be calcu.

“ Having defended the standard of lib.

extra sheet, the paper is now, unquestionably, the lating the amount of our losses at New-Or

erty in this new world—having taught lowest priced (in proportion to the quantity if maiter Jeans, and anxiously enquires of the Span.

a leslon useful to those who inflict, and

contained in it) of any in the United S-a:es.-- TV ish intendant, why he "fops de veels " “ to those who feel, oppreflion---you re

predge ourselves that the paper for the whole vol “ tire from the great theatre of action, [Port Folio.]

ume, shall be at least equal in quality with the pre " with the blessings of your fellow citi

sent number,

DR.

RICULTURAL AND COMMERCIAL INTERESIS.

to come.

agonitorial Department.

Scores of instances of faules, follies and foibles, might be mentioned, for which

fuch a Diary might prove an excellent cor. To aid the cause of virtue and religion. rective; becaule by their registry and pe.

riodical reviews, there would naturally be FOR THE BALANCE.

excited a vigilant care to avoid them in

future. agricultural.

FRANKLIN'S ALMANAC.

In short, as another year has commenced

and new almanacs are needed, let Frank. FOR THE BALANCE.

lin's almanac be brought into general use.

Let all who wish to amend their own ways,

R. FRANKLIN has some where ON THE INSEPERADLE CONNECTION OF THE AG. mentioned that, in his younger days, he

keep a daily register of their faults, and kept an interleaved almanac, wherein he carefully review them, weekly, monthly, accustomed himself, every evening to write

and at the end of the year. In the course

of such a useful practice, every succeeding down the imprudencies and faults of the

week and month, respecting their lives, than it would be for the body of farmers to

; which

might be like the succeeding editions of a endeavour to eramp and discourage naviga- design to mark and avoid them

in the time

book-disencumbered, from time to time,

Some others, after the example tion and commerce, or for the body of

of its errata, revised and improved. of the Doctor, having Gince pursued the merchants to despise agriculture; because the interests of these two claffes of people

fame method, have professed that they

have derived considerable benefit from it are intimately and infeperably connected. Agriculture is the basis of commerce, and

in the regulation of their lives. commerce cherishes agriculture. But for The Doctor's ingenious device, which

moiscellany. the merchant, the farmer would have no he prudently used for the purpose of selfmarket for the surpluilage of his produce, || correction, might go far, if it was brought and without a market, he would have no into a general use, in correcting the faults

FOR THE BALANCE. encouragement to exert himself vigorously and mending the manners of mankind. and extensively in the line of his business. A large portion of human faults springs

OBSERVATION. The United States are skirted and inter. from inattention or inconsideration; and fected by an immense extent of navigable might be corrected by frequent selt examwaters; and their inhabitants are amphibi- ination and constant vigilance.

THE following representation of the opinions of the ous animals accustomed both to the land Fervidus has a warm affectionate heart, celebrated JOHN JAMES Rossea, is a hasty and to the watery element. The fariner

but is so liable to sudden gults of anger, translation from the French. The original was furnishes means of business to ihe mer. that scarcely a day happens wherein he published at Anısterdam, in 1763. From much chant and navigator, and these take off of does not pour out some bitter expressions enquiry there is reason to suppose it has never the hands of the farmer the surplusles of even against his best friends; and which appeared in an English dress. The manuscript his produce, which they convey to distant he never fails to regret as soon as his pas is said to have been stolen from the author [a climes : and from thence they bring back fion has subsided. If Fervidus would be pupil of Rosseau) and given to ihe world without to the farmer, at a reaionable rate of parat the trouble of recording, every eve.

his consent. It manifests, that he was well acchase, a variety of pleasant and convenient ning, the passionate and indiscreet exprel. quainted with the rhapsodies, sophistry, and paraarticles, that the present state of fociety fons of the preceeding day, he would soon doxies of the Philosopher of Geneva.How has rendered neceilary. Thus there is belearn to bridle his tongue.

much is it to be lamented, that a man of such getween them a conitani reciprocity of ben. Garrulus means no body any ill, and is

nius--the author of an admirable system of eduefits.

not wanting in understanding; but an un. cation, and of excellent reflections on human life Countries, upon whole skirts and in common portion of innate vanity prompts

and manners, should likewise be the author of whose bosom few or no flips unlu their him, in all companies, to engross the con sentiments, which declare religion as fit only fox tails, impose on the tiller of the ground the versation, and frequently to tell long and despots and slaves--inconsistent with the happe hard and double neccflity of felling ex marvellous stories;

-observing always to

ness of civil society of sentiments which favour

licentiousness and the commission of the worst tremely cheap and purchasing extremely make himself the hero of his own iales. dear.

By keeping a regular Diary, tho' it thould of crimes. The beauty, warmth and energy of his In Siberia in Russia, according to the only contain remarks and comments upon

style will ever be admired by the lovers of science, late account of Kotzebue who was banilh the phipognomy of the companies in whose

But the votaries of religion and humanity, will ed thither by the emperor Paul, a loaf of preience he had, from time to time, rela

guard against the infection of that subtile and wheat-flour bread weighing fix pounds, ted his tedious, incredible and egotistical

dangerous poison, which is mingled with the most fells' only for four French fols, nearly | naratives, Garrulus might find a cure for eligible and delicicus repast. It is the misforequal to three ceats. Beef and fowl fellat his egotism and might learn to keep within

tune of most of the young people who read the one sol and an half, that is a little more the bounds of credibility.

productions of this great genius, to admire and than one cent; and butter at between three Vivida is a kind compassionate woman;

defend every thing he has written. Charmed by and four French fols, that is, from iwo to but has such a blabbing tongue that she

his facinating description, they assent as readily three cents a pound. On the other hand, frequently exposes herfelt and wounds the to his wildest reveries, as to his most important the farmer, in that uncommercial country, peace of her acquaintance, by disclosing and useful truths. His Emelia and Confessions, has to give a moft exorbitant price for things which ought to have been kept are equally praised by enthusiastic and unreflect. foreign articles. A quart of brandy costs within the repository of her own breaft. - ing minds. If this curious performance tends to two roubles and an half; fogar is a rouble By a proper use of the Franklinian alma. put them on their guard against his unjust cena pound,-a rouble being the fame in val. nac, à cure of this unhappy foible would sures and pernicious opmions, the wish of the ue as onr dollar. be certain and speedy.

translator will be satisfed.

I Believe only in one man, of

not at

PROFESSION OF PHILOSOPHIC || ing her into the greatest excesses by the re death by misfortune. No doubt is enter. FAITH.

veries of a false philosophy ; whilst he has tained but it was the poisonous quality of represented a passive and base woman as the charcoal which affected the young men. the model of virtue, and a husband wick On Saturday night, the charcoal which

ed and infamous without motive, as a rare was not consumed, was again lighted in the boundless genius, the creator of a new

same chamber, and a cat ihut up in it. In world of reasonable beings, visible and in- | example of honesty-Whilft in thort, min

the morning, the charcoal was about half visible; who is the light of lights, and the li gling virtue and vice with to much art,

consumed, and the cat dead. She appearonly son of truth. Happy to be regenerat that the most subtile eye can scarcely diftin.

ed to have died fome time before morning. ed in him, and by him, I believe that he guish them, he has taught men to walk

Roby is yet living --On Saturday he was knows every thing, and that men know I constantly on the borders of precipices, to nothing : that they are all necessarily corseek danger and not to shun it. To die entirely senseless ; on Sunday morning he

recovered his senses, but recollected no. Tupted, and led aftray by knowledge ; and I calmly, nourishing to the last breath, an a. that he alone has been perfected by it. Il opium of remorfe and the calm of consci

dulterous paflion-making philofophy the thing after he went to sleep on Friday That we ought to burn all books-except

night. It is expected he wiil recover. ence. bis, which we ought to adınire.

He altures us that every thing is evil in As cases similar to the above, are not unfrequent ; With heart and mind, I subscribe to i man living in fociety; and that one man's and as no uniform and successful method has been his sentiments, whilft he denies me tho't, I good is necessarily another's evil. Soci. adopted in this country, for the recovery of persons and himself accumulates one reason uponety ought then to diffolve itself ; and ne suffocated by charcoal, the annexed case, extracted another; whilft he proscribes the most vertheless, it cannot dissolve. It always from the Transactions of the Humane Society of useful arts and cultivates the most frivo-exists; I conclude that men feel nothing lous; whilft he constitutes himself the of it; fociety is tranquil; men are then

England, (into which it is copied from a French

memoir) may prove beneficial to the community, champion of virtue, and composes a volup. I weak and cowardly ; it is cherished by its tuous romance; whilst he declaims against members, and they cheerfully support it; the use of eloquence, and speaks without

SUFFOCATION BY CHARCOAL. I declare in the face of the earth that all ceasing his favorite language ; whilft he

men are fools; and mysteries contrary to is inflamed with a holy zeal for decency, l experience cannot shake my faith.

THE LIFE RESTORED BY ÅR. HARMANT. and at the same time regrets, that girls du not dance in a state of nudity with boys.

(To be Continued.)

"I WAS sent for by M. de Potier, to He asserts, that laws are good for nothing ;

attend his cook, but, as I was and he has made laws. He despises reli

home, they had recourse to another physigion, and professes it. He sends us into

FOR THE BALANCE. derarts; and fays desarts no longer exift.

cian. This gentleman judging, from the

appearance of the patient, that it was an apHe detests society, and laments bitterly

Messrs. EDITORS,

poplectic fit, he ordered the remedies usual his seperation from it. He pretends that

I observe in a late paper the following artiele, which in such cases. They concluded that the the favage man is perfect ; and he writes four volumes on the Tubject of education

you are desired to publish, with the subjoined patient was absolutely dead, and froin that extract, &c.

HUMANITY. and I have never ceased to coincide with

moment every reinedy was discontinued.

It was not be fore two o'clock in the af. his sentiments, as much as he coincided with

MELANCHOLY EVENT.

ternoon that I was informed either of ile his own.

invitation in the morning or of the state of He affects an open and decided con.

the patient. I ran to his assistance; on my tempt for a celebrated nation, and resides in

DUNSTABLE, (N. H.) DEC. 13.

entering the doors, the other physician it from choice. "He vilifies and calumni.

bappened to meet me, told me the cooke ates it, and praisos its generosity. He hon.

N Saturday morning, about 8 was dead, and that every kind of aid had ors and celebrates his country, and volun. o'clock, TIMOTHY HADLEY, aged about 18, been administered in vain. tarily flies from it. For the first time he

was found dead in bed ; a large quantity of The numerous attendants were already desired to return to it at the very moment froth mixed with blood, covering a confi preparing for bis funeral ceremony--I imit denied him an asylum-and I have con derable part of his face, presented a shocking mediately examined his body with the stantly admired his noble contrarieties.

spectacle. A young man (Charles Roby) ftrictest aitention ;--and I found his face He declared that we had no music, and of 21 years of age, who ilept with him, livid, and a little swollen; the eyes half at the same time our music was transported appeared also in a pitiful situation, thougie | open, bright, promineni; the mouth clof . with success into the very busom of Italy. I living.—He was unable to speak or open his ed, teeth fixed, the neck enlarged, the belly -That in our society there were no vir. eyes, was considerably swolen and in great very much swollen : there was neither tues, and strangers from all countries came dift:ess. He was immediately removed, and l pulse nor respiration.. to enjoy them. That we were slaves, and medical aid was administered to him. It I concluded that the appearances were himself, the partizan of Liberty, dwelt a. appeared in evidence to the Coroner's in the effect of vapour of lighted charcoal. mongst us from preference. That we had queft on the deceased, that the young men, -The girl bad carried up, the preceding no country, and at that time we offered the who slept in a small and pretty tight cham night, a brasier with charcoal: the next brightest and moit heroic facrifices which ber in which there was no fire place, had,

ber in which there was no fire place, had, | morning, when she went into the room to history records; always unfhaken in my about 9 o'clock, carried into their chamber awaken him, the found him in the above belief, I have not hesitated to agree with a kettle of lighted charcoal ;--that both the situation. him that we have neither music, virtue, young men were well when they went to I ordered him to be placed naked upon liber'y, nor country.

bed : and that nothing appeared in their It feat in a court by the side of a fountain. I am firmly persuadel, that he has ren previous conduct, which could raise a suf I began with throwing cold water in his dered a very signal and important service | picion that they could have taken any thing face by glasstuls, and defired the affiftants to the human race, whild he has taught with a design to shorten lite. The jury's to follow my example; but they complied the art of seducing a young girl, and allur verdict was, that the deceased came to his with reluctance, being prepoljed that the

ON

DR. FRAN

RICULTURAL AND COMMERCIAL INTERESTS.

NOTHING can be more hupid

to come.

agonitorial Department. Scores of instances of faults, follies and

foibles, might be mentioned, for which

such a Diary might prove an excellent corTo aid the cause of virtue and religion. rective; becaule by their registry and pe

. riodical reviews, there would naturally be FOR THE BALANCE.

excited a vigilant care to avoid them in

future. agricultural.

FRANKLIN'S ALMANAC.

In short, as another year has commenced

and new almanacs are needed, let Frank. FOR THE BALANCE.

lin's almanac be brought into general use.

Let all who wish to amend their own ways,

R. FRANKLIN has some where ON THE INSEPERALLE CONNECTION OF TIE AG. mentioned that, in his younger days, he

keep a daily register of their faults, and

carefully review them, weekly, monthly, kept an interleaved almanac, wherein he accustomed himself, every evening to write

and at the end of the year. In the course

of such a useful practice, every succeeding OTHING can be more fupid preceding day; which was done with a down the imprudencies and faults of the

week and month, respecting their lives, than it would be for the body of farmers to

might be like the succeeding editions of a endeavour to cramp and discourage naviga

design to mark and avoid them in the time
Some others, after the example of its errata, revised and improved.

book-disencumbered, from time to time, tion and commerce, or for the body of

of the Doctor, having since pursued the merchants to despise agriculture; because the interests of these two clafles of people have derived confiderable benefit from it

fame method, have professed that they are intimately and infeperably connected. Agriculture is the basis of commerce, and

in the regulation of their lives. commerce cherishes agriculture. But for The Doctor's ingenious device, which

miscellany. the merchant, the farmer would have no he prudently used for the purpose of selfmarket for the surpluffage of his produce, 1 correction, might go far, if it was brought and without a market, he would have no into a general use, in correcting the faults

FOR THE BALANCE. encouragement to exert himself vigorously and mending the manners of mankind. and extensively in :he line of his business. A large portion of human faults springs

OBSERVATION. The United States are skirted and inter

from inattention or inconsideration; and fected by an immense extent of navigable | might be corrected by frequent selt exam. waters ; and their inhabitants are amphibi- ination and constant vigilance.

THE following representation of the opinions of the ous animals accustomed both to the land Fervidus has a warm affe&tionate heart, celebrated JOHN JAMES ROSSEAU, is a hasty and to the watery element. The farmer but is so liable to sudden gufts of anger, translation from the French. The original was furnishes means of busine's to ihe mer. that scarcely a day happens wherein he published at Amsterdam, in 1763. From much chant and navigator, and these take off of || does not pour out some bitter expressions enquiry there is reason to suppose it has never the hands of the farmer the surplusses of even against his best friends; and which

appeared in an English dress. The manuscript his produce, which they convey to distant he never fails to regret as soon as his pas is said to have been stolen from the author [a climes : and from thence they bring back lion has subsided. If Fervidus would be pupil of Rosseau) and given to the world without to the farmer, at a reasonable rate of parat the trouble of recording, every eve.

his consent. It manifests, that he was well acchase, a variety of pleasant and convenientlning, the passionate and indiscreet exprel quainted with the rhapsodies, sophistry, and paraarticles, that the present state of fociery sions of the preceeding day, he would soon doxies of the Philosopher of Geneva.-How has rendered necellary. Thus there is be. learn to bridle his tongue.

much is it to be lamented, that a man of such ge. tween them a conitant reciprocity of ben. Garrulus means no body any ill, and is

nius--the author of an admirable system of edue Gis.

not wanting in understanding ; but an un. cation, and of excellent reflections on human life Countries, upon whose skirts and in common portion of innate vanity prompts

and manners, should likewise be the author of whose bosom few or no flips uniurl their him, in all companies, to engross the con

sentiments, which declare religion as fit only for tails, impose on the tiller of the ground the versation, and frequently to tell long and despots and slaves--incorsistent with the happhard and double neceflity of telling ex marvellous stories; -observing always to

neys of civil society--of sentiments which favour

licentiousness and the commission of the worst {remely cheap and purchasing extremely make himself the hero of his own tales. dear.

By keeping a regular Diary, tho'it hould of crimes. The beauty, warmth and energy of his In Siberia in Russia, according to the only contain remarks and comments upon

style will evær be admired by the lovers of science, late account of Kotzebue who was banith the phipognomy of the companies in whole

But the votaries of religion and humanity, will ed thither by the emperor Paul, a loaf of presence he had, from time to time, rela guard against the infection of that subtile and wheat-flour bread weighing six pounds, ted his tedious, incredible and egotistical

dangerous poison, which is mingled with the most felis only for four French fols,' nearly naratives, Garrulus might find a cure for eligible and delicious repast. It is the misforequal to three ceats. Beef and fowl lillat his egotism and might learn to keep within

tune of most of the young people who read the one sol and an half, that is a liule more the bounds of credibility.

productions of this great genius, to admire and than one cent; and butter at between three Vivida is a kind compassionate woman; defend every thing he has written. Charmed by and four French fols, that is, from two to but has such a blabbing tongue that she

his facinating description, ihey assent as readily three cents a pound. On the other hand, frequently exposes herfelt and wounds the

to his wildest reveries, as to his most important the farmer, in that uncommercial country, peace of her acquaintance, by disclosing and useful truths. His Emelia and Confessions has to give a moft exorbitant price for things which ought to have been kept are equally praised by enthusiastic and unreflectforeign articles. A quart of brandy costs within the repository of her own breaft.- ing minds. If this curious performance tends to two roubles and an half; sugar is a rouble By a proper use of the Franklinian alma. put them on their guard against his unjust cena pound,-a roubie being the fame in val nac, a cure of this unhappy foible would sures and pernicious opinions, the wish of the ue as our dollar. be certain and speedy.

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PROFESSION OF PHILOSOPHIC || ing her into the greatest excesses by the re death by misfortune. No doubt is enter. FAITH.

veries of a false philosophy ; whilst he has tained but it was the poisonous quality of represented a passive and base woman ús the charcoal which affected the young men.

the model of virtue, and a husband wickBELIEVE only in one man, of

On Saturday night, the charcoal which ed and infamous without motive, as a rare was not consumed, was again lighted in the boundless genius, the creator of a new world of reasonable beings, visible and in- I example of honesty-Whilf in short, min- ' fame chamber, and a cat shut up in it. In visible; who is the light of lights, and the that the most subtile eye can scarcely diftin consumed, and the cat dead. She appear.

and , the morning, the charcoal was about half only son of truth. Happy to be regenerat

ed to have died some time before morning ed in him, and by him, I believe that he guish them, he has taught men to walk

Roby is yet living.-On Saturday he was knows every thing, and that men know constantly on the borders of precipices, to

seek danger and not to fhun it. To die li entirely senseless ; on Sunday morning he nothing: that they are all necessarily cor

recovered his senses, but recollected no. rupted, and led atray by knowledge ; and I calmly, nourishing to the last breath, an a

dulterous paflion-making philofophy the thing after he went to sleep on Friday that he alone has been perfected by it. I opium of remorfe and the calm of consci- | night. It is expected he wiil recover. That we ought to burn all books-except

. his, which we ought to adınire.

He astures us that every thing is evil in With heart and mind, I subscribe to man living in fociety; and that one man's

As cases similar to the above, are not unfrequent ;

and as no uniform and successful method has been his sentiments, whilft he denies me tho't, l good is necessarily another's evil. Soci- || adopted in this country, for the recovery of persons and himself accumulates one reason upon | ety ought then to diffolve itself ; and

suffocated by charcoal, the annexed case, extracted another; whilft he proscribes the most vertheless, it cannot dissolve. It always from the Transactions of the Humane Society of useful arts and cultivares the most frivo. Il exists; I conclude that men feel nothing England, (into which it is copied from a French lous; whilf he constitutes himself the lot it ; society is tranquil ; men are then memoir) may prove beneficial :o the community. champion of virtue, and composes a volup: / weak and cowardly ; it

' is cherished by its tuous romance; whilft he declaims against

members, and they cheerfully support it; the use of eloquence, and speaks without

SUFFOCATION BY CHARCOAL. declare in the face of the earth that all ceasing his favorite language ; whilft he

men are fools; and mysteries contrary to is inflamed with a holy zeal for decency, l experience cannot shake my faith. and at the same time regrets, that girls do not dance in a state ot nudity with boys.

(To be Continued.)

"I WAS sent for by M. de Potier, to He asserts, that laws are good for nothing ;

attend his cook, but, as I was and he has made laws. He despises religion, and professes it. He sends us into

home, they had recourse to another phyfi. ALANCE.

FOR THE BALANCE. desarts; and says desarts no longer exill.

cian. This gentleman judging, from the He detests society, and laments bitterly

appearance of the patient, that it was an apMessrs. EDITORS,

poplectic fit, he ordered the remedies usual his seperation from it. He pretends that I observe in a late paper the following artiele, which

in such cases. They concluded that the the favage man is perfect ; and he writes four volumes on the Tubject of education

you are desired to publish, with the subjoined patient was absolutely dead, and fron that

HUMANITY. and I have never ceased to coincide with

extract, &c.

moment every remedy was discontinued.

It was not before two o'clock in the afhis sentiments, as much as he coincided with his own.

MELANCHOLY EVENT.

ternoon that I was informed either of the

invitation in the morning or of the itate of He affects an open and decided con.

the patient. I ran to his assistance; on my tempt tor a celebrated nation, and resides in

DUNSTABLE, (N. H.) DEC. 13.

entering the doors, the other phylician it from choice. He vilifies and calumni.

happened to meet me, told me the cooke ates it, and praises its generosity. He hon.

N Saturday morning, about 8 was dead, and that every kind of aid had ors and celebrates his country, and volun. o'clock, TIMOTHY HADLEY, aged about 18, been administered in vain. tarily flies from it. For the first time he was found dead in bed ; a large quantity of The numerous attendants were already desired to return to it at the very moment froth mixed with blood, covering a confi- il preparing for his fureral ceremony--I imit denied him an asylum-and I have con- derable part of his face, presented a shocking mediately examined his body with the stantly admired his noble contrarieties.

spectacle. A young man (Charles Roby) | Stricteft aitention ;--and I found his face He declared that we had no music, and of 21 years of age, who ilept with him,

of 21 years of age, who ilept with him, | livid, and a little swollen; the eyes half at the same time our music was transported appeared also in a pitiful situation, thougi open, bright, prominent ; the mouth clofwith success into the very busom of Italy. I living. He was unable to speak or open hised, teeth fixed, the neck enlarged, the bešly - That in our society there were no vir. eyes, was considerably swolen and in great very much swollen : there was neither tues, and ftrangers from all countries came || dift:ess. He was immediately removed, and pulle nor respiration.. to enjoy them. That we were flaves, and medical aid was administered to bim. It I concluded that the appearances were himself, the partizan of Liberty, dwelt a. appeared in evidence to the Coroner's in the effect of vapour of lighted charcoal. mongst us from preference. That we had quelt on the deceased, that the young men, -The girl had carried up, the preceding no country, and at that time we offered the who slept in a small and pretty tight chain. night, à brasier with charcoal : the next brightest and moit heroic facrifices which ber in which there was no fire place, had, | morning, when she went into the room to history records ; always unshaken in my about 9 o'clock, carried into their chamber awaken him, the found him in the above beliel, I have not hesitated io agree with a kettle of lighted charcoal ;--that both the situation. him that we have neither mulic, virtue, young men were well when they went to I ordered him to be placed naked upon liberty, nor country.

bed : and that nothing appeared in their w seat in a court by the side of a fountain. I am firmly persuaded, that he has ren previous conduet, which could raise a sus. I began with throwing cold water in his dered a very signal and important fervice | picion that they could have taken any thing face by glasstuls, and defired the afliitants to the human race, whilft he has taught with a design to shorten life. The jury's to follow my example; but they complied the art of seducing a young girl, and allur verdict was, that the deceased came to his with reluctance, being prepol led that the

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