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EY W. COWPER.

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Perhaps by moon-light at their humble doors, ents perhaps beyond the truth, but fuch
And under an old oak's domestic shade,

speeches died inspeaking; he was so far from
Enjoy'd, spare feast ! a radish and an egg. intending any insult or injury, that he had
Discourse ensues, not trivial, yet not dull, really forgotten what he had said, and hop-
Nor such as with a frown forbids the play

ed the other would not remember it; up. the Wireath.

Of fancy, or proscribes the sound of mirth. on his word and honor he never meant to
Nor do we madly, like an impious world,

give him the least offence, but it, unde. Who deem religion phrensy, and the God

lignedly, he had offended him, he was for. That made them an intruder on their joys,

ry for it, and was ready to beg his pardon, The admirers of Cowper, will rezul tre following

Start at his awful name, or deem his praise which was a gentleman's latisfaction. scasonable extract with pleasure.] A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone

Well," said Mr. Reeve, “ as the af. Exciting oft our gratitude and love,

front was public, the reparation must be Vhile we retrace with mem'ry's pointing wand, so too ; it thou wilt not fight, thou mutt AN ADDRESS TO WINTER. That calls the past to our exact review,

“ beg my pardon before the company in the The dangers we have scap'd, the broken snare, “ next room." Mr. Henly, with fome The disappointed foe, deliv'rance found

difficulty and after some delay, fubmitted to Oh Winter! ruler of th’inverted year,

Unlook'd for, life preserv'd, and peace restor'd, this condition, and there this fray eaded. Thy scatter'd hair with sleet like ashes fill'd, Fruits of omnipotent eternal love.

No farther notice was taken on either side, Thy breath congeald upon thy lips, thy cheeks

Oh evenings worthy of the gods ! exclaim'd till after some years the Lord Chancellor Fring'd with a beard made white with other sno The Sabine bard. On evenings, I reply,

wrote a letter to Mr. Reeve, informing Than those of age ; thy forehead wrapt in clouds, More to be priz'd and coveted than yours,

him that such a ship was come or coming A leafless branch thy sceptre, and thy throne As more illumin'd and with nobler truths,

into the port of Bristol with a couple ci That I and mine, and those we love, enjoy. A sliding car indebted to no wheels,

pipes of Madeira wine on board consigne. 'But arg'd by stornis along its slipp'ry way ;

to him. He therefore begged Mr. Rievs I love thee, all umlovely as thou seem'st,

to pay the freight and daty, and to cale And dreaded as thou art. Thou hold'st the sun

Diverlity.

the pipes to be put into a waggon, and io A pris'ner in the yet undawning East,

be sent to the Grange ; and he would take Short'ning his journey between morn and 100%,

the first opportunity of defraying all char.

ANECDOTE And hurrying him, impatient of his stay,

ges, and should think himself infinitely o. OF MR. HENLEY,

bliged to him. Down to the rosy West. But kindly still

All was done as defirct; Compensating his 1065 with added hours

After wards Lord Chancellor Northington, well desero and the winter following, when Mr. Reeve

ing the attention of examining Attornies. Of social converse and instructive ease,

was in town, he dined at the Chancellor's And gathering at short notice in one group

WHILE at the bar, Mr. Henley went

with several of the nobility and genry. The family dispers'd, and fixing thought the western circuit, and being of lively

After dinner the Chancellor related the

whole story of his firft acquaintance with Not less di perd by daylight and its cares. parts and a warm temper, he was, like

his friend Reeve, and of every particular I crown thee King of intimate delights,

some other lawyers, too apt to take indeFire side enjoyments, home-born happiness, cent liberties in examining witnesses. An

that had passed between them with great And all the comforts that the lowly roof extraordinary incident of this kind happen- good humour and pleasantry, and to the

na

little diversion of the company. Of undisturb'd retirement, and the hours

ed at Bristol. In a case of some conseOf long uninterrupted evening know.

quence Mi. Reeve, a considerable merNo rattling wheels stop short before these gates ; chant, and one of the people called Qua TERMS OF THE BALANCE. No powder'd pert proricient in the art

kers, was cross-examined by him with Of sounding an alarm, assaults these docrs much raillery and ridicule. Mr. Reeve To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and fifty cests, Till the street rings. No stationary steeds complained of it at the time; and when payable in quarterly advances. Cough their own kneli, while heelleas of the sound the court had adjourned, and the lawyers To Country Subscribers, who receive their papers The silent circle fan themselves and quake ;

were all together at White Lion, Mr. Reeve at the office Two Dollars, payable as above. But here the needle plies its busy task, sent one of the waiters to let Mr. Henly

To those who receive them by the mail, Tre The pattern grows, the well.depicted flow't, know that a gentleman wanted to speak to Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advarce Wrought patiently into the snowy lawm,

him in a room adjoining. As foon as Mr. A handsome title-page, with an Index ox Table Unfolds its bosom, buds, and leaves, and sprigs, Henly had entered the room, Mr. Reeve of Contents, will be given with the last ncmber And curling tendrils, gracefali dispos'd,

locked the door, and put the key in his of each volunie. Pollow the nimble figer of the fair,

pocket. "Friend Henly, said he, I cannot Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and A wreath that cannot fade, cf flow'rs that blow

** call thee, for thou has uled me moit handsome manner, in the Advertiser which acccou With most success when all besides decay.

{currilouily ? thou mightest think per- anies the Balance. The poet's or historian's page, by one

“haps that a quaker miglit be insulted Complete files' of the first volume, which have Made vocal for th' amusenient of the rest ;

with impunity, but I am a man of spir- been reserved in good order for binding, are for sale The sprightly lyre, whose treasure of sweet sounds

it, and.am come to demand and will : --Price of the volume, bound, Two Dollars and fi. The touch from many a trembling cord shakes cut ; * have satisfaction. Here are two swords, ty cents—unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may And the clear voice symphonious, yet distinct, “ here are two pistols, chuse thy weapons, be sent, stitched or in bundies, to any post office in And in the charming strife triunphant still, or fighting at fifty cuffs, if thou had it the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-ofBeguile the night, and set a keener edge

" rather ; but fight me thou shalt before "fice in the union for 78 cents. On female industry ; the threaded seel

“ we leave this room, or beg my pardon." Flies swifily, and unfelt the task proceede. Mr. Henly pleaded in excule, that it was

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POLITICAL SKETCHES.

No. VIII-CONCLUDED.

THERE

views.

HERE are several essential re. quisites for forming real and substantial republicans, besides a love of liberty and a hatred of tyranny ; particularly a discrim. inating intelligence, public spiritednels, purity of morals and feady habits. The republics of Asia and Europe were fubverted, and most of them terminated in horrid despotifon, not by reason that the people who composed those republics were deftirute of love for their own personal liberty, for the love of that is as natural as the love of life ; but because they did not love and practise the virtues which are the flability of a republican govern. ment, because they had become corrupt in their morals and manners, because sut. fering themselves to be duped by the knav. ish arts of demagogues, they depressed good men and promoted and exalicd the bad.

The following lines of Dr. Young are particularly applicable to republics :

" Whatever secondary props may rise
Frim politics, to build 'ie public peace,
The basis is the manners f he laud.
When rotten these', ilie poliric aus' wiles
Bat struggle with destruc!in; as a child
With giants kuge ; or gants with a Jove."
In the republics of Greece, " liberty

sublifted in its excess, its delirium, terri. manners and habits, entirely different
ble in its charms, and glittering to the last from their plain and virtuous ancestors, an
with the blaze of the very fire that con effential change in tireir government was
sumed it."-And how came it to pass that the natural and inevitable consequence.
it was consumed at all, and especially fo Two centuries ago, the people of Hol-
quickly ?-The Greeks were intelligent, | land nearly resembled the old Romans.
they were brave, they were ardent, and

Like them they were poor, and like them, were jealous of their rights in the extreme; they were industrious, frugal, hardy and but they were capricious, rash, precipitate | brave ; and every partial and minor interand violent : their wiseft and best men est was made to yield to the love of coun. were often consumed by the heat of their try. Under those favourable circumftan. sudden and ill-judging fury, while artful ces, the tree of liberty, nourished at the demagogues, flattering their prejudices and root with genuine republican virtues, inflaming their passions with calumnies, grew and flourished, and its fair branches made each subservient to their own selfish | overspread the land ; but as public and

private virtue decayed, this tree continuThe Romans, for a long time, were a

ed to wither till it became a sapless hideous very sedate people, simple in their man.

trunk, a mere skeleton of its former sub. ners, steady in their attachments and hab

Itance.-Look at Holland now : “ How its,* industrious, frugal, strangers to lux

fallen, how loft I"-" Her glory is deury, contenners of wealth, contented

parted;" her liberties and her independwith a bare competence, venerators of re ance are gone, perhaps, forever. She is ligion, ftrict observers of oaths and prom. at present a subjugated province of Prance, iles, enthusiastic lovers of their country. and has only the name of a nation. And Long continuing to cultivate these repub was this direful event merely the result lican virtues, they long preserved their of external intrigues and violence ?-Noc liberty ; nor did they become the abjeet | so.-Time was, when the Hollanders vasals of despots, till by the loss of their would have repelled even the most mighty priftine national character and by a general and desperate invader, or “ died in the depravation of manners, they had prepared last ditch.” Time was, when they resolvthemlelves for the degradation of fuch a ed to transport themselves into Afa, and condition. The Romans, in the time of effablish there a free and independen: gov. Julius Cæsar, having become in their ernment, rather than submit to the degra.

ded condition of subjugation with which * Ore remarkable proof of the pleady they were threatened.

But the Holland. habits of the old Roman republicans was ers having lost the noble undaunted spirit this :-though husbands had the power of and the plain republican manners of their putting away their wives at pleasure, ancestors, becaine luxurious, selfish, venal, here was not a single inflance of divorce effeminate, less courageous than were their that happened at Rome, during several great-grand-mothers ; aid by discarding ceniuries,

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alence of a general corruption of manners, It suits their designs-but neither mon tray the precious trust repoled in them by they forged for themselves those chains, "arch nor conclaves are, as yet, in úni. their tellow citizens ! Then 'ris piffble which they now patiently wcar.

fon with the lentiments, nor ihe withes that twenty or fouricen men may be led to The effects of moral as well as natural

" of the American people.

There is no sell even their country! We, therelore, causes being certain and uniform, despo.

" authorized fecrecy in our government again urge on our reprefentatives, to bring lism, or at least an abridgment of civil

" and to inter fuch a right from the practiforward an amendment, by which, con. liberty, will, in all cases, succeed the lofs ces of other nations, is a prostitution is refs at large, and congress alone, hail of republican virtues, as furely as dark " of republican principles.-The conft: have the power of forming treaties, at neis fucceeds the departure of the fun.

" tution of the United States gives to the east, of ratifying them. We venture 10

president and senate the power of mak. pronounce the people will not be satisfied ing treaties, but it communicare's no a. Thort of this : from one extreme of the

bility to hatch those things in darknels. continent to the other, this wiil be the uri. Political. Atreaty! which is to be the supreme-law. verfal language.

verlal language. We know,

We know, in traming of-the-land ! and yet the people noi to

the tederal conftitution, the objection to be informed of the terms of this law giving the house of representatives this FROM THE EVENINE POS7.

until binding upon them! until the op power, jointly with the fenate and prelui

“portunity for an amendment is patt !" ent, was, that nigociations generally LOUISIANA TREATY.

Having infified upon it thai the Prefireuqired the greatest furecy, and thu!

dent onght to be impeached efl-irand for was not to be expected from so larged (CONCLUDED.)

his violation of the spirit of the confli- budy. Curse on tuch 'ecrecy! it has un

tution in the above particulars, they fiv rione our couniry ! An American aflem. In our last we prorniled to give a sample of ished with recommending in ile most ur. bly, aloot from the combinations of EuE the manner in which the Democrats spoke gent language, that the constitution thould | rope, should have no fecrets ! No governin of the secrecy observed by the federal Ex. be immediately fo amended, that in future iment in the known world, like our's, ever ecutive previous to the ratification of the no treaties (hould be ratified without the il gave such an extensive latitude as we al. former treaty. No man who has the least concurence of the House of Representa- i low to the president and senate; e'en the Thare of recollection can forget how con lives. The following will ferve to theu most arbitrary kings never poffelled atyta ftantly their prints werc loaded with the The sentiments inculcaied on this head by jihing like it !" bitteret execrations against the President the good democrats of that day, who liia In our next we shall see in what respeais on this score. The Philadelphia newspa. tle dreampt that their artifices and delu. their condući has been in conformity to the pers and pamphlets were distinguished for fion's would, so soon, give them a majori || language they held. iheir virulence. One of the writers (un-ilty in the Senate as weil'as the Houle : derstood to be a man in Mr. *********'s Resolved, That as the power of final. Having taken a curiory view of the ob confidence) denounced General Washing- i ly making and ratifying treaties by the jećtions urged by the 'democrats to the ton as the · PRETENDER." " To touch president and two thirds of the fenate a. manner in which the British treaty was the hem of the garment (said he) of this lone, bas, in the present cafe, been prov. formed, it now remains to ask, w whether fabled High pries of Liberty, would be ed to be of a moft alarming dangerous na they have themselves practiled what they get distress in luch interefted bigots; but ture; that our very existence as a free peo then insisted on to be the sense of the con Lo strip him of his pontificial robes, and l ple, had been put at flake ; that had not a ftitution ? shew hin'unworthy of them, would be in good providence influenced even the Fiilt; they said ihat it was the duty of their estimation, to dress nature in mourn. twenty of the senate to rejeći one article, the Executive to lay before the Senate all ing, and extinguish the lamp of liberty | winch, from necefsty, mutta reft the hand his intentions and in structions respecting forever. When men have purposes to of the president from figning it, we say, a negociation, before the negociation itici answer, nothing can be too absurd for them that had not the providential care, which was commenced or the negociator appointe to practice ; and hence the Egyptian we have so ofien experienced, ini rposed, led. But when Mr. Monroe was appointed prieits, to tavour his own views, had con. we had been a luft, an undone people, || ed last winter, the President did not ex ferred divinity upon an OX. It is high without pity, and without friends.

pose his instructions to the Senate, nor did time, fupe. fti:ious veneration for a man, Therefore, Rrolved, That our members he even bint to that honourable body and a frail one too, ah yuld be exiled from be carnelily called on, at the next meet what were his intentions. Noy, he went the mansion of liberty." But a still better ing of the allemb y, to propole an a length in his fecrecy on this occafion fpeciinen of their rancorous oppofition is mendment to the tederal conftitution, so which was never heard of before in this found in the following extracts from the far as respects the power of making trea country fince the formation of the confti Refolutions of the Franklin Society of lies. That a president, and iwenty fena- li cution. He took measures to procure South Carolina :

tors, perhaps fourteen (tor that number grant of two millions of money from the Resolved, that we view with surprize makes a quorum) shall have the fole pow

makes a quorum) shall have the fole pow- | Houle of Representatives, which, " the industry used not to disclose the ar. er of making treaties, which must be, ne. within a few days come out, was to be áp

ticles of Mi. Jay's treaty-affeeling and ceffarily, the supreme law; must be bind. || plied to the express purpose of furthering - pract fing all the secrecy of Monarchy ing on every individual, which swallows the treaty in question, and on the occafica Jo oppopie to open and republican prin. up the sovereignty and independence of no scruple at all was felt to resort 10 wla ciples.-W.!! it, dare to be contended, each flate! No! the people now see the the good patriots formerly called "the

dE " that the people have no right to ask, tolly of giving such a power into the crecy of monarchy, to opposite to open

to demand information on the pol hands of tourteen men,' which, at all and republican principles." nay, “ ture of their affairs ?-Secrecy robs times, may supercede every exitting law Second'y ; on the ioner occasioni " them of this right, and makes twenty

in the union ! iis too much ! Wizhout a was in listed on that the not publifhing their greater than the whole Is this Republic disposition to judge uncharitably of men, treaty for the examination of the people " Canim ? Is this liberiy ?- Minarchs we say 'tis possible that twenty or fourteen previous to its bemg discusled by the Sea is and conclaves make a trade of secrecy- men may be tempted, may be bribed to be.

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ed it disgraceful and prejudicial to the U. party, having now succeeded to power, France,' in the President's message, is nited States." Certainly the Louisiana firit fut the doors of Congress, and then obviously this (Toys Mr. Griswold) that treaty has

not been fubmitted 10 by themlelves vote iwo millions of dolars " the French government were not to lice the people before its ratification is to the Executive for secret service money to Þd, as not to know the worth of Lor. and are the democrats willing w to enable him to make a treaty on advanta "una, New Orleans, and the Alpabide by their own reasoning ? Will they gal!siems; they ratify this treaty wirb adınit that the reason why the treary has closed doors; they concealiis contents from As the Obecreatory is doeb less placed in such an not been published before its disculli in by che infpection of the people till it has be elevated situation as to command " a view of the the Sunate was because that bo ly con come ihe law of the land ; they proceed to while ground," it is to be hoped that it will render ceived it to be disgraceful and prejudicial make provision for carrying it into ell & to the president and the peopie, furiher services of to the Uniied States."

and reture to allow the representatives of the same kind. Thirdly; What has becoine of the a the people the sight of a single document mendment they then pleiged themlelves relative to a single particular, though they “ The abbe Sicyes fays, that, in order to bring forward to alter the Constiution. are called upon to legislae on thai very " to arrive at the summit of tyranny, it to that “ Congress at large, and Congress particular in a manner implying a perteftai " is absolutely neceflary to extinguilh all alone,” shuuid have the power of forming I quintance with it in all its relations. Such compunctions of conscience, and 10 fitreaties, or at least of ralifying them ?” is the confitency of those who dub them. lence the press." [Port Folio.] Ler il not be for a moment understood that felves the friends of the people. These be The abbe (begging his pardon for contradicting we advocate this democratic notion. No: li thy Gods, 0 Ifrael.

hini) must be mistaken. For, in an age, when such we know it to be foolih, impracticable

a thing as tyranny is scarcely known-in a counity and absurd ; we merely mean to.exbibit to

which has made the gre test sacrifices for liberty, the people a glimpse of the con Gifleucy of

and boasts a larger share of it than other country in their good friends in power. With the

Balance Closet.

the world (France excepted)-men, who (taking sage Washington we maintain that the

their own word for it) are the most inveterate ere. necesliiy of caution and secrecy is a cogent

ries of tyranny, and the most ardent adorers of lib. reason for veiting the power of making “ INFIDELITY IN THE BACK GROUND," AGAIN;

eriy, have certainly, (leaving conscience out of the treaties in the President, with the advice

Or, Cbee.bam behind the chimney.

question) made some desperate atempts to silence and consent of the Senate ; the principal

the press. on which that body was formed conaning

It appears by an article in the Evening Post, that it to a small number, of members.' Capt. Cheetham denies the fact stated in the Balance

NEW WORD. | Once for all, we say, that hitherto we of week before last, “ that he attended Palmer's

In a paper said to be managed by the A. G's have been only reviewing the difference lec:ures on a late occasion at Suow's hotel” It

clore.2- Foot, we find the word “ cacjolled.” It is between the conduict of democrats out of will be recollected, that the fact was stated in an ex leit to the curious to find out whether the writer power and in power, and we repeat it, we

tract of a letier to the editors from a country fen mcans cajoled or cudgelled. Taken in connection claim no credit on the part of the federal

deman, then in New York. Amongst other things, with the rest of his piece, one makes as good sense ifts for not going the same lengths in oppo.

which served to shew that Palmer's followers were as the other. G:ion that they did ; but we now approach

" ashamed to be known," it was remarhed that "e. a point where we shall not only convict ven Cheetham himself stood behind the chimney in

Speaking of the prosecution of the junior editor, them of acting in direct opposition to all ihe dark, quite at the back of the room."-Noi Cheetham says, “ The Attorney-General commenc. they formerly maintained, but guilty of withstanding Cheetham's denial, we have not the

ed an auction," &c. We did not know before that the most shameless and unwarrantable a: least doubt inat he attended the lecture alluded to; we had been set up at auction, although we were for the gentlenian from whom we received the letter

convinced that the Attorney-General wished to bule of power in withholding neceffary

knock 43 down. information from the representatives of is well acquainied with his face, and cannot be the people. mistaken. Cheetham, it seenis, to prevent being

Movsieur Jerome Bonaparte, brother to the chief known, had skulked away "belind the chimney in

consul, lately attended the Theatre in New York, [In several of the succeeding numbers of the Eve. she dark ;" but our sharp sighied correspondent re

to see a play, entitled, Yobn Bull It is supposed ning Post, the debate recently published in the Bal. cognised him, and will not be sworn out of the fict. that the first consul, about the same tinie, took a ance, was inserted, interspersed with the remarks

The circunstance is of too little consequence to trip across the channel to see youn Bull on the and strictures of Mr. Coleman. As these rem ırks

demand serious notice : But, even admitting that British theatre. The English comedians, more ae. cannot well be separated froni the debate, which is

rur correspondent was mistaken in the person that conunodating than those of this country, will proalready before our readers, we pass on to the fol.

he discovered behind the clumney," does not the bably serve up, for the gratification of the great - lowing concluding observations :

promptness with which Chee ham comes forward

man, before his return, some grand tragedies, such Thus, these people [democrats] who to deny bis having been there, prove that“ Palmer's as Iruth found to late, or Fatal Curiosity. vented their bittere it execrations on the followers are ashamed to be known ?" head of Washingion and a Federal Senate because they discussed the British treaty The « POLITICAL OBSERVATORY,"

To Correspondents. with closed doors ; becanse they did not

A democratic paper, of a respectable cast, has publish it in the papers for the examination appeared at Walpole, N H. under the superintend.

We have received from a distant and respected of the people at large before they proceed. ance of the Rev. STANLEY GRISWOLD, from Con.

correspondent, a "

l'OLITICAL CATECHISM," for ed to ratify; because this was not done af. necricut. The Observatory, (which might, with

which he will accept our thanks. As ihe production ter their ratification, and before the Presisome propriety, be termed the Presidential Diction

must necessarily occupy a proportion of sertralnumdent figned it; because the House ol Rep.

bers of the Balance, and as we must, during the ary,) bids fair to be a very useful paper for the relentatives (then democratic) were not

session of Congress, give publicir; to niuch political people of the northern parts of the union, as the permited to enter at large into the investifirst number has given an explanation of one of

matter of in re imoeda e e nsequence, we have gation of its various articles, that they Mr. Jefferson's ambiguous phrases :

concluded to postpone this valu.ble communication might virtually reject it, by refuling to

ur til the commencement of th: lexi volume. Any make any provision for carrying it into et. “ The plain and simple meaning of the other favors from the same hard, will be gratefully fect ; thus, these very people, this very phrase-oor enlightened government of li acknowledged.

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and ascribed it to Apollo, the god of || world, wherein, it is probable a fufficien. Wisdom.

cy of all sorts of soil may be found to Self-knowledge, including both a dir produce all sorts of vegitation in the tinet acquaintance with the various rela. world. In order to execute this plan, let tions one stands in, and a correet view of three, four, or more Physicians, and Sur. his own character, is a summary of moral geons, in some one county begin, by science. “ All our knowledge is OUR torming themselves into a friendly associa. SELVES TO KNOW." Sell-know

this liberal and Catholic Prin. agricultural.

edge illumines the path of life, and is el. ciple, that any other lawlul Physician, or sentially necessary to propriety of conduct : Surgeon, within that county, upon bis sub

it is the parent of self-government, pru. scribing to the articles of the society, Ihall A USEFUL EXTRACT

dence, modefty and humility ; and with become a member thereof, and being or. From a communication to the Blockley and Mer. out it, one's knowledge is “ science íall ganized, having a chairman and clerk, or

rion Agricultural Society, by EDWARD Heston, ly so called." This moft useful and excel President and Secretary, let the society ap. on raising and feeding Swine.

lent knowledge, though it is attainable by point two committees the one to be called all, is actually attained by only a very lew; ihe committee of the Garden, the other

and is, in fact, a rarity in the world. Man the correlponding committee. ARMERS in general feed is, in some respects, a most mysterions and The duty of the former, to be to over. their hogs with whole grain, in its hard preposterous creature ; and particularly fee and manage the Garden, according to and dry date, which is much against their there is in the human nature a strange aver the directions of the society. interet ; for if they are fed so sparing!y fion to self-acquaintance.

The day of the latter, to correspond while it views, with clearness, furroundas to have a good appetite, they swallow it

with all those Medical and Philosophical

Societies, and gentlemen as the society half chewed, and a great part of it willing and even distant objects, does not fee pass ihrough them undigested : and, on

itself, so the generasity of mankind expa shall direct. And especially, with Circum.

tiate abroad and are ftrangers at home, the other hand, if they have it continu

Navigators, and other commanders of vel. ally by them, they destroy too great a quan: critical and impartial examination : hence

reldom making themsilves the subject of leis, as they shall judge proper-in order tity, before they are fat, especially, it put

to obtain the germs, or feeds of plants,

man walketh in a vain Thew," and ab. and the knowledge of their proper culti. up when poor. Now I am of opinion in

surdity and folly abound. either of the above cases, as the food is

vation--and in some counties where it not received in a proper ftate for diger “ Know then thyself."-Ifihou wilheit may be deemed necessary, another comtion, that a bushel of meal, made into fwill, to be the pupil of wildom,“ upclasp the mittee may be appoinied to folicit dona. is equal to a bushel and halt of dry grain, | Secret book."-Bare thy bosom to thine tions for the furtherance of the objeât

. and double the profit, when mixed with own inspection : let thy secret thoughts, Thus it is probable, that we may in a lew a vegetable, whose bulky substance chiefly tity dispofitions and inclinations, thyha. years, rajle every kind of Rheubarb, Saf. conllls ot a nutritious juice, which, in bitual likings and aver Gons, thy undir fron, G. Camphire, and other rich Med. corporating with the fmall particles of the guited naked character, pais daily in re icines in a high degree of perfection, the grain, qualifies them for nourishment, and view before thine own eyes, and endure purchase of which, although unnoticed at enables us to use a quantity sufficient to the ordeal of ftern impartial criticism. present, yet annually drains this country increase the fat and growth to advantage.” || Also correct, as well as revise : so shall

Also correct, as well as revise : so fhall of coin, a sum perhaps beyond any one's
the light of truth beam upon thy ways, imagination.
and the trees of Paradise shall feed thee

P. S. Several different sorts of the seeds with their fruit.

of valuable exotic plants lately imported, agonitorial Department.

are now on hand, which are at ihe fer

vice of any fuch society when called for. Improvement.

N. B. All Printers, who may have a To aid the cause of virtue and religion.

favorable opinion of the above plan, are

defired to give it a place in their publicaFOR THE BALANCE.

FOR THE BALANCE.

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JOSEPH HAMILTON, M. D.

Geographical.
HERE was inscribed over the

And Health Physician for the port of
door or the temple of Apollo, at Delphos,

LOUISIANA. in golden Jetters, this precept, “ know

Hudson, in the state of New York, thyfelf." It was a maxim held in the

(From “ An account of Louisiana, being an a highest veneration by the ancient philof.

RESENTS his respectiul faluta

stract of documents in the departments of state ophers and sages; and though the autbortions to the Paysicians and Surgeons

and of the treasury," we shall select, for this, of it is foppoled to have been Thales, a throughout the United States, and humbly

and there ensuing numbers of the BALANCE, such famous Giccian philolopher who flourish- offers to their serious confideration the parts as are nost interesting to readers in general ed about six hundred years before the following plan, tor erecling, maintaining,

Edit. Bal] birth of Christ, the ancients thought it to and perpetuating a Botanic Garden, thro". be too weighty, coo sublime to have en out the republic. The Garden is to ex

Boundaries. tered into the heart of man, unless by in- tend through every State in the Union, an THE precise boundaries of Louiliana, spiration from Heaven : accordingly they eaclosure to be in each county. Thus, it westwardly by the Miffissippi, though ve gave it the authority of a divine oracle, I will fufficiently engross all ckmates in the I ry extensive, are at prelent involved in

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