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lishness in your conduet, when he comes In the year 1776, a thousand houses were home? Do you now discover the fame || consumed by fire in New York. Three pleasure in being with your husband as at hundred houses were burnt there in the firft ? Sorry am I to say, too many of our year 1778. A few years before the midsex give but too just cause for complaint. | dle of the last century, Charleston, in The married state is what I am an utter South Carolina, w as half laid in alhes. In

stranger to ; and such an unsavory proof | the year 1778, it had two hundred and fif. agricultural.

of it I can never hope to find. But as a ty dwelling houses, besides out houses day not far remote from this, may usher burnt ; to the supposed amount of four

me into matrimonial bonds, I will, as far || hundred and forty tour thousand dollars. FROM THE TROY GAZETTE.

as in my power, point out a path, which if || It was only a few years ago, that the greatyou follow, a man must be wholly lost, not er part of Savannah, in Georgia, was burnt

at last to turn to the right road. Beware to alhes. The successive terrible fires in THE ANJOU CABBAGE.

of discovering the least symptoms of that | Albany are fresh in people's memories.

green-eyed monster, jealousy ; be always | The loss sustained by the late conflagration HE culture of a very useful || ready, with a smile, to meet your husband at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, whereby vegetable, till very lately unknown in Eng when he comes home, let it be ever so late a large proportion of that flourishing town land, has been recently brought to per

at night ; appear joyful at his return ; nev. was laid in ruins, has been estimated to be fection, near Bristol. It appears richly to

er complain of his absence, but rejoice at five hundred thousand dollars. Passing o. merit the attention of our farmers. This his presence ; convince him by ten chou. ver a multitude of other instances less ex

tensive and calamitious, these which have is the Anjou Cabbage, perhaps the most sand assiduities that he is all the world to uleful and profitable of all plants of that

you. Too many ladies are apt to form a been mentioned are enough, one would fpecies, which can be raised. The feed different method; and can it be possible think, to awaken the public attention to was supplied by a French emigrant. It is

that a man can come to his wife with pleaf. || this subject. fo tender that it is dressed in three or four

ure, to frowns and reproaches ? No! Put During the short time of one generation, minutes boiling. It affords excellent food the case to ourselves; we should not, had

millions-worth of property has been del. for cattle, and they feed upon it very

we those advantages men have. That is a | troyed in this country; the most distrefgreedily; it occasions cows to yield abund- | point to be considered ; for if home is dif- | fing scenes have been witnessed and felt; ance of milk, and at the fame time keeps pleasing, the bottle is always ready to re and thousands of families have been reduthem in flesh. In bulk, rapidity of growth, || ceive them. Should your husband dif ced from ease and affluence, and thrown and for the little culture it requires, it ex

cover an inclination to take you out with into poverty ;-through the absurd pracceeds all other of the Braffica species. || him, by all means go ; it will show your tice of inviting conflagrations, by building The stalk acquires the thickness of a man's

desire to please him ; it will regain his towns with wood. It is to be considered leg, and is used when dry for fuel. wandering heart, which has only roved ; that, in addition to the ordinary chances of

if he has behaved well for a number of fire, which, in a wood-built town, are suf. years, there is no doubt of his having a fin- ficiently alarming and fearful, there are cere attachment for you ; I am almoft as. (God only knows how many) incendiaries

sured, if you follow my advice, you will dispersed over our country; and it is imgeonitorial Department.

make your company and home so pleasant, | possible always to guard the tinder of that if he has taken any improper steps, or

wood-houses from the torches of those inTo aid the cause of virtue and religion. even formed any improper connections, he fernal monsters. will fling it from him as a cloak which is

B. troublesome in hot weather. FOR THE BALANCE.

Yours, &c.

ELIZA:
ADVICE TO MARRIED LADIES.

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A MINIATURE OF WASHINGTON, FROM THE

PEN OF DR. LINN.

HAVIN

“ THOUGH naturally reserved, yet AVING feen of late much ad

miscellany.

he was not haughty. Though those who vice and admonition to young ladies and

approached him felt his fuperiority, yet he gentlemen, in news-papers, and conscious

did not assume. He blended dignity and as I am, that we do not merit more cen.

FOR THE BALANCE.

condescention. The greatest and the sure than thofe that are married, take the

smallest objects received from him due at. liberty to advise and admonish you a lit TO THE CITIZENS OF HUDSON. tention. He never betrayed any symptle (though in a friendly manner.) How

toms of vain glory. When he was once often do I hear you complain of the in

asked, whether he had ever said, as was constancy of your husbands; the indif.

HE amount of the loftes, which reported, " that he knew no music so sweet ferent affertion they appear to have for have been fustained by fire, in the sea as the whistling of bullets," he anfwered, you ; that they spend their evenings a. ports and other commercial towns in this “ If I said so, it was when I was young.' broad at the tavern, or billiard table, or country, during the last fifty years, has | Learning to estimate juftly all human glory, fome other place equally dishonourable. been enormous. In the year 1760, the and matured by experience ; accustomed Are you certain, in your own heart, that damage that Bofton suffered by fire was to lofty conceptions, and moving always you have given your husband no reason for estimated at tour hundred and forty four in the important spheres of life ; impressed all this? Is your behaviour equally tender | thousand dollars. That town has fúffered with a sense that he derived all from God, with that of your first and second years devastations of the same kind, and in some and that all should be devoted to his ser. union ? Does not your husband discover | instances terribly, in the years '61, '64, || vice ; his deportment was noble, equally ill.nature in your countenance and chur '75, '87, '94, and since.

removed from the supercilious and the

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vain. Some men have been great at one knowledge of the forms of business will and structure of its members, render it in. time, and despicable at another ; some Thew, that they might have placed that re capable of sustaining a greater weight of mea have performed a single great action, port at length on your journals. But power. and never rose to the like again ; but to would this have been right? Would it The other house, indeed, immediate him great actions seemed common. Some have tended to conciliate 1-Would it have representatives of the people, may do much. men had appeared great at the head of ar. been a proper return for the unanimity | Borne on the heady torrent of popular o. mies, or when surrounded by the trap with which your committee was chosen ? || pinion, they may, and they will ulurp all pings of power; and little when stripped | --Surely it would not : And is it not the

power. This will be the first step towards of these, and alone ; some men have with. duty of every good citizen to heal as far as military despotism. But the fenate can stood the storms of adverfity, and been possible, the wounds of society ?-To calm have no such madness.

If we can permelted by the sunshine of prosperity ; some those irritations which disturb its repole ? || serve what the conftitution kas entrusted to men have possessed splendid public talents, To remove all things which may alarm, our care, it is as much as can realonably be and disgraced these by sordid private vi torment, or exasperate ?

expected. Nor can we preserve it but by ces; but it is difficult to determine when We have heard, from those who are more our integrity, and by that relpect which and where Washington shone the brighten. || in the confidence of our cabinet than we justice inspires ; for “ Our cloud of digIt can only be said that he was uniformly | are, for we have no such pretensions, that nity is held from falling by the weakest great."

there is reason to believe that this country | wind." The second proposition of your is on the eve of war. I hope not. I hope I committee is indeed a corollary from the we shall not be visited by so great a calam. l first. They consider this question as cog-ity. But if this be our doom, let us pre

nizable by the judiciary alone. It is gone Columbian Eloquence.

pare to meet it like men, with boldness, || from us forever ; and' is, from the nature with unanimity. Let us banish, let us of things, before the judiciary, in common

destroy every circumstance that can excite with all other laws. To agitate it again SPEECH OF

or keep alive a spirit of party. Let the can produce no benefit, can tend to no

proudelt foe be informed that he will find useful object, can accomplish no desirable MR. GOUVERNEUR MORRIS,

us firm. Let us march hand in hand, like end. Our opinion, whether to affirm or In the Senate of the United States, Feb. 3, a band of brothers, in the plain road of duty, || to deny, can be of no avail. The other on the report of the committee to whom I and whether it lead to victory or death we house, indeed, have given an opinion fa

vourable to the claim. This may appear was referred the Memorial of the Fudg. || know it is the path to glory. fs of the Circuit Courts of the United Mr. President, your committee have no a strange assertion to gentlemen who have States.

intention, no wish to revive a discussion amused themselves with reading in news. Mr. Morris. I rise, Mr. President, as

of points already settled. While the a&t of || papers what are said to be the speeches of chairman of the committee whose report laft feffion was in agitation we opposed it the members ; But it is not from such

sources that we are to derive the opinions you have juft had the goodness to read, for || Readily, pertinaciously. the purpose of explaining their reasons.

become a law, and to the authority of the of a legislative body, nor do they rest on If this were a common or an ordinary oc

law we bow submissive. While in fuf- || such frail authority. By recurring to the casion, if no heats had been excited, if | pense, we thought it our duty, as senators

, journals of the house, I find, that on the to oppose. But since it has been adopted,

they took up a there were no unpleasant, no tormenting according to the forms of the conftitution, resolution reported by the committee of the recollections, a mealure so plain, so easy, so fimple, would require neither argument obey. With these deep impressions, then,

we know that as citizens we are bound to whole, purporting that the memorialists, nor perluasion. It would be adopted for

late judges of the circuit courts,” have its own interior evidence, and from the

of what is due to the supreme law of our leave to withdraw their petition : And on general sense of propriety. Unhappily, Sir,

land, I shall proceed to the report of your this it was moved to strike out the words this is not the case. Serious differences of committee, and endeavour to explain its late judges," &c. which motion was car.

ried by a small majority. Now then, I opinion have existed, and still exist on the fubject with which it is connected. From Gentlemen will perceive, that the ques. I say, that if not directly, yet by clear imthese have arisen disputes, divisions, bicktion which the memorialists have submit- plication, by strong and 'necessary inter

ence, the house have declared, that these erings. There is not, I fear, in the minds

ted to our investigaton is, whether the law of men, that calm impartiality which is of last session has deprived them of their ot. / gentlemen. are still judges.

ftill That they needful to tair investigation. There refice of judge-Your committee consider

were judges is a tact unquestionable and of mains much of prejudice, irritability. this question as not being cognizable by public notoriety. To say, then, that they the senate. It is not for the senate, nor

are not late-judges is to say that they still Before I proceed to an explanation, the representatives, nor both combined to

hold their office, that they are now judges. therefore, I find myself reduced to the pain. interpret their own acts. We are a part tul neceflity of praying gentlemen to per

Such, then, is the opinion of the house. form a great duty to this Senate, to them.

of the legislature. A part of the executive | And they, in the plenitude of their power, selves. I must entreat them to hear with power is also delegated to us. If the judi- || may venture to express that opinion. But

we may not. It does not become us to patience, coolly to consider, and then de. ciary be added it will constitute a tyranny. cide according to the dictates of reason and

It is, indeed, the very definition of tyranny || prejudge. It is neither wise to commit juftice.

which has been given by those best ac our authority, nor just to influence the tri, quainted with the subject." This senate can

bunals ol our country. Your committee have pursued the course have no wish to arrogate power. It is too Your committee, Sir, have ventured to which appeared to be proper, not only in just, too wise. If a sense of propriety did | express their belief, that the question should itself but according to the exiftent circum

not prevent, prudence alone would forbid || be speedily settled. It learnt in early youth, ftances.-Gentlemen will easily see that they might have made an elaborate report,

the attempt: This body is too feeble for || from the volumes of professional science,

the exercise ot so much authority. Its that it is expedient for the commonwealth, containing a long detail of reasons to estab. || form, its constitution, the mode and manner that a speedy end should be put to litigation. lilh a favourite conclusion. And a flight of its creation and existence, the strength. And if it be important that litigation should

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man and man, how much And to do this they must prove two things: that they were lost to a sense of duty, can it more important that a litigated point of First, that the office exists : ad secondly, ' be believed, that a few feeble judges will public right, which interests and agitates that of right it belongs to them. Failing dare oppose themselves to the power of the whole community, should be laid at of either, iheir claim is gone.

thegislature ! reft? And if this be important in the gener.

Now, fir, it may be well to consider the

Having thus slated, in as few words as al course of things, is it not, under present

decisions which may be made and their I could, the consequences of adopting the circumdances, indispensable? And how is probable effect.

proposed resolution, I will now take the it so be effected ?--By an exertion of I take it for granted, that these gentlemen, liberty to inquire ihe probable result of legislative might ?-By force ?-Remem who have asked a judicial decision, will not

rejecting it. ber-Force will exciie relistance. Such disclaim, and that whatever jubgment may

I is the nature of the human heart. Free be given in the first instance, the cause will

pray gentlemen, moft sincerely, to

consider the neceflary coníequence. Will citizens revolt with disdain at the exercise be brought up to the supreme court. It

it not be said, that we are afraid to meet of force. But judgment commands their the judgment, in the last resort should be (as it probably would be) against the claim, || inquiry ?-That we are afraid to contend

this feeble band upon the ground of free prompt, their willing obedience. When the law is known, when it is declared by all complaint will be quieted, and all Prothe proper tribunals, all will bow to it's

with the weapons of realon and argu.neni? sition will cease. Somethen, indeed might -Will you not be strongly queftioned? antloriiy. You may then expect a full, li triumph. For my own part, I should find

As thus--Are you confident that the judges and quiet, and general submisliun. But in it great confolation-the confolation of

are wrong-that iheir claim is unfounded ? while it is litigated and uncertain what the knowing that, however wrong may have law is, differences wili exift, and discord been my own opinions, the supreme legif- --Hear them---refute them.-Are you will prevail.

lature of my country have done right. I convinced, or do you only tear they are Is it wise 10 embark in great national The pride of opinion might, indeed, be right?-reject their request

, and with the

tyrant align as a realon your sovereiga wounded; but God forbid, that from enterprizes, on the will oceau of war, with

will. Such must be the concluGon. motives of pride, or from any other motive, a divided people? Can you hope for sucI should hear, without deep concern, that

From this dilenima it is not poisible for you ceis while dilconteni lis

brooding in the
the legislature of my country have violated

to escape. If you are right you will court heart of your country ? These judges, in

that facred charter from which they derive inquiry, and Mhan it if you are wrong. deed, are not numerous; but they do not their authority.

But what is fill worse, you cannot shun ftin. alone. They liave relatives, friends,

it. But suppose an opinion different, con

Thele Memorialists can he heard, adherents from blood, asetion, principle. trarient, or the very reverse (for that also

whether you will or no.--Spire of your Wny will you wound a class of citizens

is pofiible)-Willihe judges rudely declare reluctance they can bring on an inveliiganusierous and repailable? Can you, while

that you have

havý violared the constitution, tion. You may hide youiseli beneath the they are aggrievei, injured, intulied, expect

unmindlat of your duty, and regardless of heaps of your privileges and powers; but their chuail, faport and fittance?

your cach ? No-Wich that decency you will be traced to your lurking place, Bit to this it inay be faid, that beings

which bicomes the judicial character, that and the frong arm of júltice will drag vou are but a feeble band; we can crulhihem decency which upholds national divuity forth to the day.

forth to the day. Yes, those feeble jadges and their oppof10n. We have the pow.

and impre les obedience on the public will, can bring on the inquiry, in the very face Yis, we have signisic power; but that decency, the handmaid of the graces,

of your power-will or not wiil-confent thall we therciore use it with the feto.

which more adorns a magistrate than or not confent-submit or not submitcu cruelty of a giant ? We ca!

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reral robes, with that decency which to the investigation which they ask can sake crush ther. Yes, with the vast weigle of peculiarls befits their fate and condition, place. Is it not better to

meet them legill.ive force we C. cruth thein.

they will declare what the legillature freely? to come boldly forward like men ? is it bonourable, is it munanimous, does ir

ileant. They will never prelume to be. Sir, I wili detain you but a few minutes become the brave? Will it give the peo. I lieve, much less to declare, that you meant Jonger. pie a conste: ce in their rulers ? Will it

to violate the constitution. There will be It appears to me essential to the dignity give them a confidence in theinfelves, who

no dangerous and hateful clashing of public of the Senate, that yeu adopt this rcfolution. have chosen fuch rulers ? If hy a ? exercise

anthorities. They will never question the it is more noble to meet than to avoid legal of our power we could even prevent an exercise of that lig! diferetion with which investigation ; and it is not a novel prac. investigation of our conduct, what would

you are invested. They will not deny rice. There was a time when the American be the impresion on the public. mind?

your full supremacy. They will not ex. legillature fubmitted their acts to judicial Suspicion and discout.nt, deep and dan.

amine into your motives, nor allign im. decision. At that time WASHINGTON gerous.

proper views. They will respect you to presided--- Will it be said the administraIt is under these inpressions, fir, that

long as they prelerve a due respect for tion was then too humble? He, indeed, your committee lave presumed to offer the themselves. They will declare, that is

themselves. They will declare, that is was modeft and unaffuming; but he had refoluiion on your table; and as some of

ali zning duties to one oficer, and taking it an inborn dignity of foul which taught ile technical ternis may ii le fainiliar to them from another, you have to consult liim, int nitively, to avoid vile shame and every gentleman, it may be proper to state only your own convictions of what tlc in- ! ffensive pride. He, alas! is gonethe kind of proceeding which is recom terest or convenience of the people may Yus, he is gone-----and, Oh Heaven! Inended.

require. They will modeftly conclude, viperous slander pursues him to the filent The attorney-general, or, as he is de. that you did not inean to abolish the offices nominated in French idiom, the public which the conftitution had torbidden you

tomb, and preys upon his alhes.-Par

don me, The name of Walhington has accuser, will institute before the proper i to abolish : and therefore, finding that it excitedrecollections which fill my breast tribunal, an inquiry by what authority thele was not your intention to abolith, they will with anguish Well, let him be men claim to hold and exercise the office declare that the offices ftill exist.

forgotten. But let us not forget what is of judge. It will then be incumbent upon Such, fir, would be the language of due to ourselves, to our country, to posterthen, either to disclain the office, aud your fupreme judiciary, from the high iy : that pofterity to whose judgment we then there is an end of the question : or lense they entertain ot their duty.--And, commit our fame, the jewel most dear to elle (claiming i:) to establish their right. it it were decent to suggest in this fenate, honcurable minds.

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eloquence, we subjoin the Speech of Mr. Cocke, and unite us like a band of brothers, as he inon law, and about informations. I will on the same question. They were both taken by fo eloquently described it, and all this he to know where we are to stop it we begin one of the editors of the Gazette of the United would do by one great and manly exertion, to authorise our courts to protced by inforSlates, than whom no reporter is more correct. to pay these omnipotent judges and thus | mation. Are shere not oilier kinds of in

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prevent them from dragging us forth to formation known to this common law, beshame and punishment.

sides information in the nature of a quo Mr. Cocke. I rife, Mr. President, to Sir, my mind has no accordancy with warranto ? If we adopt one from the comfollow the gentleman from New York and such opinions. We have a good right to mon law may not the courts assume moie. not to bring forward any argument of my say whether we want the services of these llas the gentleman never heard of persons own upon this subject liat is now before judges or not, and it we do not, we dont beirg seized and put to death upon inforyou. I Mall endeavour to follow him ilep need to pay them. I remember, Sir, las mation ? I wish to know where we are to by ftep, and answer all the observations year the gentleman toid us a likeness of a ftop ; and wheiher we are to follow this that he has made.

I shall not attempt to boat, and said, though we would nou throw common law till it leads us to those ermin. imitate his eloquence, and could not do it the man out of the boat, we would takel) ed and royal robes which the gentleman has if I should try. He has talked about that away the boat from under him, and fo he || fo finely described to us. Sir, I believe great man, general Washington, and said a would be drowned. Now, Sir, suppose I that we have power without common law great many fine things about him which bire a seaman to work a boat for me and I or informations to decide upon this peti. I cannot repeat. I hope I respect that tell him that I will give him so much tion as well as upon other petitions that are man as much as the gen:leman from New- during good behaviour, and after a while brought before us. The very petitioning York, but I shall endeavour to lay aside the the buat becomes rotten and useless to me of us—what does that import? Does it not feelings that I might other wile have and -- he knows that I hired him to work that import that we have the power and the keep to the point before the house, and boat and for nothing else, ---can he come right of deciding upon the petition ? If the leave him in his grave without disturbing forward and say, you Shall pay me for judges did not think tha: we had the powof him. It has nothing to do with the working that boat where there is none to er and the right what did they petition us question under consideration pow. work?

So these judges, we found that for ? I conclude then that we have the The gentleman has wandered over a we had nothing more for them to do,-the power and the right to grant or deny their great many subjects, and he tells us in one law was useless to us, and we repealed it ; || request, and I am therefore free to say that Breath if we do not adopt this resolution we and now shall these judges come and de it is inexpedient to pay them for rendering fhall be fkulking in forne places, lurking mand their pay?

no services. holds I believe he said ; and in another We are also alarmed with a picturation breath that we fhall be dragged-belore the that the other house are going to assume all almighty judges of the nation.

the power, unless we let the judges come in s., this honourable senate is an integral and keep them back, Sir, I am not afraid part of the executive, of which the pres. let the other house afluming the power. . dent is the head. How then can an interi Does the gentleman recollect that they

or and subordinate part direct the conduct are the immediate representatives of the of the superior part? It is clear therefore people, and that the people will judge

Be it our weekly task, that we have no right as a part of the exec. whether they conduct well or not. The

To note the ; assing tidings of the times. utive, to order or request the president to people dont want these judges as guardians do this. Have we the right then as a part io protect them from the other house nor Dudson, March 8, 1803. of the legislature? Can the legislature from this house, nor any body else, unless, allume upon itself the right of directing the as the gentleman faid last year, from their

On Thursday, the 3d inft. the last ferexecutive ? What is it that is intended worst enemies themselves. I believe that

fion of the seventh Congress closed. by this resolution ? It is, Mr. President, ll the people do not stand in need of guar. that the legislature shall interfere with the dians--they can take care of themielves

Thomas Thompson, Esq: a federalift, executive, and direct the president to in and we need not hire these judges to take has been removed from the Post Office terfere with the judiciary, for the purpose care of them.

at Salisbury, N. H. and Mofes Eastman, of getting pay for these omnipotent judges. One sentiment of the gentleman I high- | E!q. a democrat, appointed in bis place.

Sir, thefe judges muit depend on thely accord with ; and that is what the genlegislative will for their continuance in teman says that force tends to oppofition. office, because the legiflature can make I believe ihis is true. The force exercit. laws and repeal them when they please, ed or attempted to be exercised by Richard and when a law is repealed and there is Baffet has highly excited my opposition to nothing for the judges to do and no office this rel'ution.' They have attempted to --for them to hold they cannot exercile compass by force or fraud, I think it is - power or receive pay, and this is according | force and fraud both together, the payment

to the constitution. How then can this of their salaries, and the exercise of powsenate, by adopting the resolution aid in ers which have been taken from them and procuring pay for these judges, when they given to o`hers. have nothing to do? - Judges they are Mr. President, I shall now make only a At Philadelphia, on the 15th inst. after a tedious catted—they are not judges—l'lpose they | mall remark on the resolution itselt, and and painful sickness, very much lamented by his have been judges. fit down.

friends and acquaintance, Mr. LEWIS M. TuursThe gentleman tells us 'we are going to The committee lay in their report that

Tox, of the house of Proud & Thurston, merchants

at Baltimore, and son of Mr John Thurston, mer. be engaged in a war—bloody I suppose the senate cannot decide upon the petition,

the senate cannot decide upon the petition, chant, of New.York, aged 25 years. His funeral -Yes, no doubt very bloody: And but the judges must decide it. For this was respectably attended on the afternoon of the 17th before we get into this dreadful situation purpose we must go to the common law.

inst. from the house of Mr. John Reynell Coats, and deposited in the l'riends' Burial Ground of that city.

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FROM THE PORI FOLIO.

TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.

LIFE's tedious journey though the road

With cypress dark be overcast,
Yet still with passengers 'tis strew'd ;

Having four inns for food and rest.

MAGAZINE.

An ample stage-coach figures Fate ;

Mankind, the passengers within ; Time is the coachman ; to the gate

To drive them, of their farthest inn.

On this long journey, we suppose,

Man enters when he is but young, And breakfasts at the inn with those,

With whom he yet has gone along.

About mid-day hina Venus spies,

And begs that he will with her dine, His hostess fair won't let him rise,

Till late he finds his loss of time.

Repentant for what did befal,

Ere yet the day be three-fourths spent, ile hies to Learning's famous hall,

Th' abode, he hopes, of mild Content,

Unnumber'd votaries there does view,

Who at each other's merit grieve, Contending each with serious brow,

For two or three of Laurel's leaves.

waar Trouser

[The following anecdote is related in a foreign paDiverüty.

per. If correct, it exhibits an interesting trait in the character of the most extraordinary man of

the age.) EXTRACTS

WHEN M. De Marcouff, in behalf of FROM A MISER'S PRAYER, IN THE NEW-YORK the Emperor of Russia, was supplicating

Bonaparte to commifferate the situation of

the King of Sardinia ; which he said must “ GIVE humility to the poor and deeply affect his heart : “ Inform your beggarly, and make them contented under | sovereign,” says Bonaparte, “ that it is the allotments of thy providence ; that so not by the heart, but by the head, that they may not pefter thy thrifty and faith the rulers of States should be guided in ful servants with their outcries for charity.

their mode of government."
“ Hear, we beseech thee, O Lord, hear
the prayers of the widow, and the fatherless,

A GENTLEMAN asked a punfter to
and the halt, and the blind, and the old,
and the bed.ridden, and relieve their many

pronounce a witticism extempore. The

wit requested him to name a subject. The wants from thy own stores, and thy own

gentleman said, the King- The King, he bounty, that so they may no longer depend replied, is no subject. for bread upon the scanty gifts of selfish mortals. “ Save us, we beseech thee, from per

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anger waxeth hot against my sintul neigh-
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Salem, Mass. John Dabney, Post-Master. rive, nor the market be overstocked. But

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