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AN HYEROGLYPHICAL WARNING.
AFTER skinning the animal, they The Wireath.
placed the skin, loose and hanging in the IN the beginning of the 14th century form of a bag, upon some flakes : then Young Robert Bruce, afterward King of pouring water into it, they kindled a fire Scotland, having been detained in London | below, and thus made i* serve as a caldron
in the court of Edward I, who intended or pot for the boiling of their victuals.-[The following ingenious Parody, is copied from to seize and imprison him, and to put him | Their bread consisted of oat-meal, baked • The Patriot," a new paper, published at U.
to death ; a friend of Bruce, perceiving into cakes on plates of iron. tica. }
his danger, and not daring to speak with Whether such food or fome other causes
him on the subject, by realon that he was sharpened the minds of the Scotch, it is CALLENDER'S COMPLAINT,
constantly surrounded by the king's Ipies, certain that no modern nation of the same he fell on the following expedient to give number has produced so many diftinguish.
him warning that it was time to make his ed geniuses in the arts and sciences, as After the important services performed by this escape. He sent him by a fervant a pair
a Scotland. Knight of th Quill, to effect the election of his then warmest friend to the presidency ; to be denied his
of gilt fpurs, and a purse of gold, which reward was abusive : who can refuse to hear his he pretended to have borrowed from him;
PREVIOUS to the American revolu. and left it to his fagacity to discover the complaint ?
meaning of the present. Bruce immedi
Bruce immedi- tion, the Governors of the provinces in SCENE RICHMOND. ately contrived the means of his escape ;
this country, who were appointed by the
British executive, had the power of negaCallender and Jasper Dwight, or any other Demo. and as the ground was at that time coverSINCERITY! is the subject of my story Sir,
ed with snow, he had the precaution, it is tiving the acts of the legislatures ; and said, to order his horses to be shod with
when a governor signed a bill froin thic I cannot tell what you and other democrats think of their shoes inverted, that he might deceive
lower house, the court-phrase was, that government, But for my single self, I'd rather starve in Richmond those who should track his path over the
he put his fiat to it.
A representative or assembly-man, hav. Than live in awe of such a thing as a Pmloso.
he purposed to travel. The expedient ing lately returned from the General Court, fucceeded ; and le arrived safe into his
as it was then called, of one of the provin. I was born as good a democrat as Tom, na:ive country, to the greai joy of the
ces, was asked by an acquaintance concern. And so were you'; and we have wrote as well, Scotch nation.
ing the progress and illue of a particular
bill that had been pending. “ Ji has pant. And we can both let fly the shafts of calumay as well
ed our house, (he replied, and that's all; as he,
A TRIZE, DRAWN BY A BALL-TICKET. for the Governor stands out, and wont put For once upon a time, when federal virtue tri
fire to it." unphd
A LATE London paper mentions, that Thomas said unto me, Callender! darest thou now, Miss Harrison, whose fortune is £ 75,000 Leap with me into the “
tempestuous sea of lib. three per cents, and will be £ 8000 per TERMS OF THE BALANCE. erty,"
on the death of her mother was And swim-- the Lord knows where? at a ball, and, being deftitute of a partner,
To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and fifty cents, Upon the word accoutred as I was with “ iron asked the maiter of the ceremonies for one ; payable in quarterly advances. pen,"
who presented a young man of the name To Country Subscribers, who receive their papers I plunged in, and bade him follow,
of Slater, son of an apothecary at Margate: at the office, Two Dollars, payable as above. And so indeed he did with many a tiinely doceur ; and that Miss Harrilon liked him fo well, And I did buffet it with many a rugged paragraph,
To those who receive them by the mail, Twe that she resolved to be his partner for Dolars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance. And stem'd it with success.
life. But e're we reach the point propros'd,
A handsome title-page, with an index or Table Thomas said unto me, help me Callender or Igink'
of Contents, will be given with the last namber
of each volume. O! then it was, with pen thrice dipt in gall, I wrote
Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and Which brought this Patriot to his wish'd for shore,
SOME notion may be formed of the handsome manner, in the Advertiser which accom. And now this man has becomt a president ;
state of learning and language in England, || panies, and circulates as extensively as the Balance. And Callender is but a wretched printer, who must four centuries ago, from the following
Complete files of the first volume, which have live in penury, speech of the duke of Lancaster, afterward
been reserved in good order for binding are for sale Whilst He ca. touch ten thousand pounds a year. Henry 4ih, when he assumed the crown.
-Price of the volume, bound, Two Dollars and fii. He had an ague when he was Secretary,
“ In the name of the Fadher, Son, and ty cents-unbound, Two Dollars. The whole may And when he wrete Genet, I did mark, how he did Holy Ghost, I Henry of Lancafler chal. be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post office is shahe.
lenge this rewme of Ynglande, and the the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any post-of"Tis truth, the Secretary shook. His coward tongue crown, with all their membris, and the fice in the union for 78 cents. dissembled.
appurtenances ; als I that am defcendit by Ah! and that pen of his, that once declar'd Amer right line of the blode coming fro the ican Independence,
gude king Henry therde, and throge that Was doom'd to write a libel on his thoughts. right that God of his grace hath sent me, Yc Gods ! it doth amaze me, that a nian of such
SAMPSON, CHITTENDEN CROSIELL,
and ondoing of the gude lawes."
A SPEECH OF A KING OF ENGLAND.
WHERE PRINTING IN
GENERAL IS EXECUTED
WITH ELEGAXCE AND ACCURACY.
ON THE IMPOLICY OF A SPEEDY ADMISSION
OF ALIENS TO
tain offices of important trust, a residence that no person shall be a representative in
shall be required fufficient to develope the Congress, who shall not have been sev. FOR THE BALANCE.
character and design. But might not the en years a citizen of the United States : that
United States at the time of the adoption
of the constitution, shall be eligible to on the striking inconsistency of these sen.
the office of president. HE serious apprehensions, ex timents of Mr. Jefferson with those which Now according to Mr. Jefferson, barepressed by Mr. Jefferson in his Notes on he formerly avowed.--I shall forbear to ly manifesting a real purpose of embarking Virginia, that " imported foreigners would impeach his motives, or to urge the im- their lives and fortunes permanently with bring with them the principles of the gov. portant circumstance, that he has seen fit us, or of lettling for life in this country, ernments they leave, or it able to throw to declare a radical change of opinion ref- ought to be deemed fufficient to entitle them off, it would be in exchange for an pecting the admillion of aliens to the rights imported foreigners of all descriptions to unbounded licentiousness; and that they of suffrage, at a time when there was much a participation of the rights of suffrage, would infuse into our government their more real danger from those people, than
and to every other privilege of citizens, spirit, warp and bias its direction, and ren at any former periods ; at a time, when, 11 except eligibility to the places of prefi. der it a heterogeneous, incoherent, distra£t. after “ throwing off the principles of the dent and members of the fenate and house ed mass ;"—these apprehensions, for the governments they left, they had actually
of representatives in Congress, from which folid grounds of which he appealed to ex exchanged them for an unbounded licen. || they are expressly bar red by the constitu. perience, have since yielded to an oppo.
tion. This is “bursting open to them the tiousness ;"-at a time too when those li.
doors of public confidence" as completely lite system of politics. In his message to centious foreigners were to a man his de. the Congress, December 8ih, 1801, he
and widely as possible; unless for their ac. clared admirers and partisans.- Passing o
commodation the constitution itself should says; “ I cannot omit recommending a
ver these topics, let us proceed to weigh | be altered : for surely it would require in revision of the laws of naturalization.- the recent sentiments of Mr. Jefferson in Considering the ordinary chances of hu an even Balapce. It they reft upon a solid many cases, neither fourteen, nor five,
nor two years residence, to manifest a man life, a denial of citizenship under a toundation, they cannot be subverted or residence of fourteen years, is a denial to weakened by free and frequent discusions ; purpose of settling in this country--a refi
dence of two or three weeks, with the help a great proportion of those who ask it ; while on the other hand, if they be ill
of certificates and vouchers, might give and controuls a policy pursued from their founded and fallacious, it is the duty of
full satisfa&tion to the predominant party, first settlement, by men of these states, and every intelligent friend of the country to
on this point. And besides, it is worthy ftill believed of consequence to their prof. | expose their fallacy to the utmost of his
of confideration, that, according to the perity. And shall we refuse to the unhap. || power ; especially as, coming from such
rule of naturalization which our president py fugitives from distress, that hofpitality || high authority, they are received by mul.
has proposed, the very worst class of emia which the savages of the wilderness extendtitudes of people with a seemingly impli
grants would be earlier entitled to the ed to our fathers arriving in this land ? cit confidence, and have controuled & do
rights of citizenship, tl.an the best ; because Shall oppressed humanity find no allylum controul the politics of our nation, in a very
here are none of them that can give such in this globe ? The constitution, indeea essential point.
prompt and indubitable proof of ra bona wisely provided, that, for admission to cer It is provided in the federal constitution, il fide purpose to embark their lives and for
tunes permanently with us, as convicts and fumption that he had discontinued his ex March, 1801, the very day Mr. Adams's Scapers from junice, who may well be ertions in the republican cause. Their presidency would expire. deemed so far from harbouring a lurking censure is his eulogun-their wrath is ev.
The legislature of Virginia arraigned the inclination to flee back whence they came, idence of the continuance of his lubors, right of congress to pass the law in question, that they even “ feel the halter draw," || and of his not having ceased to delerve well. and went into a lengthy investigation to whenever they think of their native coun The Spaniards have a proverb, than Thew that it was an encroachment on the try.
which none is more correct--that he who powers and jurisdictions of the state gov." The ideas of Mr. Jefferson, on this sub
lives in a glass house should not begin to ernments. They thewed, too, that the ject, have as yet been acceded to by con.
throw słones. If we take a retrospect of exercise of this power would be inifchiev. gress, only in part : should they finally the early profesion of the senior Balance ed.
ous, ihat the trials could not be fair, as the become the principle of the naturalization litor , he would have some things to recun juries to impeach and try for the supposed Jaws of this nation, it is ealy to see that
cile requiring all the craft of a fubtle prielt, offences would be summoned (not drawn fuch a wild and distrated policy would
and all the fophiftry of a Machiavel. For by baliot) by the marshals, mere tools of accelerate the fatal period when the whole instance, that editor in the intancy of his the President. Does it follow, then, that machine of our government will be torne
editorialTabors promulgated his belief in an it the attorney general and other gentlemen in picces. If, in conformity to Mr. Jef- | ancient sedition law, which he said “ taught circulaied the reasonings of the legislature ferson's proposed plan, the political barri
him not to speak evil of the ruler of the of Virginia with a view to evince thai con er or wall of partition between this and oth- li people... Under the fostering, hands of gress had been guilty of an act of usurpation, er nations fhould be utterly broken down ; federalisin he waxed warm and forgut this
hat thereby they adopied the principle it swarms of imported foreigners of all
cardinal principle ; in defiance of his own that under the laws of the state of Nowa classes, descriptions and characters, on
declared convičtions--in opposition to the York no man ought ever to be questioned barely manifefting an intention to settle dictates of his ancient fedition law, and in
for libelling the government? Strange and and live among us, Thould be adınitted to
the tecth of the scriptures whose precepts bfurd would be the interence from the an immediate participation of the rights o!
he had been in the habit of inculcating, he faéts. But wliat langlage did this Balancefuffrage, and to the privilege of being eligi
became not only the systematic reviler of master then hold ? Did he condemnihe act ble to offices in the state governments, and
all public men of a sect oppofed to his own, of congre's ? Was it not the universal to any ollices in the general government,
but the bale aflaflin of their reputations. sentiment of the party that libels ought to except the places of president and mem
In short, he has spoke evil of the ruler of be punihed ? Did they not in the munt bers of the senate and house of reprefenta.
i he people on all occasions; he has vilely glowing colours depićt the ruinous ard tives in congress ;-;f this should be the misrepresented the acts of governmeni, disgraceluletfiets fieving fron a licentious
and done all he could to millead and influftate of things in this country, our nation
preis? Did they put urge that no govern. would quickly become, in a superlative de
ence public opinion. It will only be ne inent could eadare the vile allaults of gree, "an heterogeneous, incoherent, dif cellary to recur to his paper to ascertain the unprincipled libellers ; that no virtuous tracted mass,” and would bear a near re
correćtne's of these allegations. Before, nad would boid an office when he was consemblance to the confufion of Babel and
then, he charges o her people with incor Hantly the obj či vt dick? Where now to the horrible discords of toplui.
Glency he should look at home ; his mi. :) are all their iympathies for public men ?
croscopic eye can perceive a muie in his What has b cume of their fears and alarms ONE OF THE PEOPLE. brother's, while he is inlenlible of the beain of the cucicquences of vlerating libellers ? in his own.'
Tie expofition is cafy--the government
To attend somewhat to the charge of in. has passed into other hands. The federal We republish from the Ice of last week, the fol. consistency on the part of the attorney: lifts, and especially federal discarded priests lowing virulent and scurrilous attack upon the general
who have turned printers, hating and loving Senior editor of the Balance.
It is a sact that the proceedings of the
with all their souls, are in the foremost Virginia and Kentucky legislatures were
ranks bawling out for the freedom of speech FROM THE BEE.
and the liberty of the press; they forget tundent on a supposed usurpation of pow. er by cor xrefs in paflig a'law abridging their new and old sedition law, and con. le freedom of the preis. Suffice it to fay,
sider their vocation as possessing facred A SERIES of papers, to number three har by mendments to the conftitution of
claims to pour out their holy indignation inclusive, on the liberty of the press, com the United States it is expressly provided,
on all who difier from them. The senior pored in the “ B. LICE CLOSET, CLUSET" bave that “the powers not delegated to the Uni
editor of the Balance, though he has been recently appeared in the Bilance. The ted States by the constitution nor prohibi- | unremitting in has attempis to repe! a!! object of the wriier, supposed to be the ted by it to the flatus are reperved to the charges of his being concerned in conduct. fenior editor of the paper, is to fix on his states respectively or to the people." So far
ing the Wasp, has been rouled up when political alversaries the charge of incon. from there being a delegation of the power
so near a neighbour has been bro'i to the fistency; He singles out the attorney-gen- which congress assumed, it is denied to
bar of justice. He feels, or seems to feel, eral, and lavishes on him the rancorous e them in the third article of the amendments
lively apprehensions that to call his part ner bullitions of his wrath. This gentleman | to the constitution in these words, " Con
to an account for a production in which has been the pillar on which the editors of || gre/s fruit make no law respefting an ef. || morality would not fiiffer him to embark,
his religion, (reader do not laugh) his the Balance and the Albany Centinel haveablishment of religion, or rohibiting the il morality would not suffer him to embark, for a long time rested all their resentments. Il free'exercise thereof, or abridging the
will be an infringement of the liberty of It is an evidence most irrefragable that he dom of /peech or of the pres.” Congress
the press ; forgetting that on one indici. deserves well of republicans, since he is | did however país a law especially guarding
ment his dearly beloved compeer has the deemed worthy by the conduciors of these government, the President and iwo houses liberty to prove the truth of his libel, and inflammatory papers of their constant of Congress, leaving the Vice-President
that on the other that permifiion has neither
been notice. Were they to cease their efforts to then Mr. Jefferson) obnoxious to the abuse
ed or denied. tarnih his reputation, to destroy and man of every calumniator in the country : this It was to have been hoped, when the gle his character, it would afford a pre-law, too, was limited to the third day of senior editor of the Balance exchanged the
sacred desk for a closet in a printing office, | The editor of the Bee, after some little time of consid- il fon has just made
-.He too has that he would at least have endeavoured to
eration, sent us the subjoined reply.
some brains, whatever folks may say to the assuage the virulence of party spirit, by inMR. SAMPSON-SIR,
contrary, culcating submision to the public will, and MY reply to your first note I supposed What signifies it, that you are fliating, a decorous respect for the conftituted to be sufficiently explicit to prevent any ip, every now and then, in the face of authorities. Instead of this conduct, further question on the subject, as the
Mr. Sampson ?--Folks wont think you which luis former profession so imperiously principle there laid down shall govern my
a boney-Bee, any more for that.-Why demanded, he has like a fury assailed the conduct. If, however, I should exone
dont you tear in pieces the arguments of chara&ters of men in office who differ from rate Mr. Spencer of any agency in writ the Balance, which come oui weekly as him in political sentiment; he has distorted || ing “ Scrutator,” who would you require | thick as hops ?-Now you let all these arand misrepresented every important act of me to acquit next, and when would you
guments alone, and only fiy up and try to government ; and in thus doing he has finish your interrogations ?
finish your interrogations ? I am not in iting ; whereas almost every body says that exhibited a malignity peculiar to clerical hypocrites. The inimitable precepts of the publications of my press by charging them you cannot iting, any more than a beetle.
Furthermore, neighbour Holt, how gospel inculcating charity and brotherly upon others ; nor do I suffer any thing
comes it to país, that your last week's pa. love he has trampled under foot, and in to proceed from it of which I am not wil.
per seems to declare that the clergy are their stead has adopted the implacable || ling to be accounted the sponsor until I hatreds of a monk. 'From such apoftate | produce the author. You are therefore ai peculiarly malignant and hypocritical ?
-This is not prudent-It you think so, priests the republic can have but little to liberty to consider me as the principal in
you should not publish it ; for it may alfear : thank God their power is limited, the performance of " Scrutator," or to their daggers are fearless. extend your conjectures and fix your suf
front parfon W—, who is one of the SCRUTATOR. picions wherever you think proper. I
best men in the world, to get subscribers shall acquit no person you can mention,
for your paper, and to gei votes at elec.
tions. unless requested by himsell. The next day after the publication of the above,
I shall have some more talk with you,
CHARLES HOLT, the following billets passed between the senior edi.
neighbour, on these " subjects; and will tor of the Balance and the editor of the Bee.
As Mr. Spencer is the presumptive author of
then, I am yours to serve. MR. HOLT, the piece, signed “Scrutator," he shall be properly
A REPUBLICAN. AS there has appeared in your last pa noticed in our next. paper a very abusive personal attack upon me, over the signature of “ Scru:ator," ! request that you give me the name of the
*FOR THE BALANCE. author, if you know who wrote the piece; or if you do not know the writer, that you TO MR. HOLT,
Samples of the salutary use of the ancient Britisb comexplicitly declare it ; and send me the
mon law i' punisbing verbal uefamation ani kjo
bels against Majesty. manufcripi cowy. EZRA SAMPSON. READ your paper every week,
In the reign of Edward 4th, (nearly a century af.
ter the famous stature of Eduard 3d, which was and I now tell you plainly that I am difsatisfied with it ; and so are many
pleaded at the last Claverack court against the jun.
other To this, the subjoined answer was returned.
ior editor of the Balance) a tradesman of London MR. SAMPSON-SIR,
republicans that I know of. It is as weak who kept shop, at the sign of the crown,being jeered as dish water, and no better, for that mat
concerning the siga at his shop-door, he jestingly reAS I must consider you responsible for
plied, that he intended to make his son heir to the ter than an old Almanac; and it is well if
crown. This joke cost the poor man his life. He every anonymous publication in the Balance respecting me; fo I hold myselt ac.
a great many of your customers dont get was tried on the principles of the common law-conso provoked with it, that they will put it
demned and executed. countable for whatever I publish concernto the must filthy ules.
In the year 1483, William Collingbourne was coning you.
As you profess to be a Bee, we expect
demned and hung, on the principles of common law, CHARLES HOLT.
for writing the following distich, which certainly is ed honey from you; and you had told us
not worth a hanging. P. S. As I am not a revealer of se. yourself that you were about manufactur “ The rat, the cat, and Lovel that dog, crets, particularly in my editorial capaci ing a quantity of honey-comb; but not a Rule all England under the hog.'
« The rat and the cat," alluded to Ratcliff and ty, I never give up the names of writers. scrap of honey or honey-comb have we
Catesby, two scoundrel minions of crook-back RichC. H. yet lound, or any thing that looks, or tailes,
ard, King of England. or imells like it. We had heard tha:
you More than three centuries ago, Edward 4th, hunt
were a mighty great writer yourselt, and irg one day in the park of Thomas Burdit, in War. Tamediately after receiving Mr. Holt's note, the
could knock down your adversaries in that wickshire, had killed a white buck, which was a following was written and sent to him.
wak, just as a buicher knocks down a bul. grear favourite of the owner : and Burdit, vexed at MR. HOLT,
the loss, broke into a passion, and wished the horns lock
i and we know that you can have a. of the deer in the belly of the person who had advisIT is suspected that Ambrose Spencer, G-- who can write like a fury, if he bundance of help. There is our A ed the king to commit that insult upon him.
For this passionate expression ke was tried for his Elq. was the writer of the piece in your has a mind to it : and there is the
life : the judges and jury condemned him, on the
and paper, figned “ Scrutator ;' or at leait,
principles of common law ; and, as Burdit was no learned Mr. , that can write as well that it was written with his privity and un
mean man, but a gentleman of fortune, he had the der his direction. If this suspicion be ill.
as he can talk, provided he be allowed to privilege of being beheaded at Tyburn.
Ca Ira !—Those were glurious times, Master founded, I request you to certify me by
Employ your useful labours to revive an express declaration acquitting Mr. every fentence, with his knuckles : and
thar golden age. Scour up the rusty blunderbuss, Spencer of agency in that business; oth
there is besides, a huge number of able alias, the old British common law, and level it at erwise I iball consider him the author. writers who can dath away in your paper,
every dirty plebian, who refuses to pull off his hat to like any thing. I had almost forgot to
his berrers i and in this way you will convince the EZRA SAMPSON.
“* swinisb multitude" that you are a consistent repubmention our new ollicer, that Mr. Jeffer-lican, and that you have not “ ceased to deserve well.".
A REGENT INVENTION FOR RENEWING THE
VIGOUR OF FRUIT-TREES.
A COMPOSITION has been
Never think that can be spoken with de
miscellany. cency, that modesty is ashamed to a&t.
Efcem that nost to become you which is decent, modest, just, and temperate :
FROM THE VERMONT FOURNAL.
I find from recent aceounts from differ-
ent quarters, that people are not fuß. ion, is a valuable good, whereas without
ciently warned against the dangerous FROM A SAVANNAH PAPER. it, 'tis a detestable evil.
practice of going into and sleeping in Fear God, and honour your parents. newly plaiftered rooms with lighted
Be careful to avoid the occasions of charcoal, which induces me to defore being aspersed in your reputations, tho' you to publish the following fingular
you know they are lies you are charged COMPOSITION has been || with, for as a great many will be igno
infiance which huppened in this neigh. invented for regenerating fruit trees, by
bourhood of late. rant of the truth, as to fact, so they'll be which they will bear fruit of the most de liable to be impos’d upon by report. licious flavor. This composition has also In all you do, imagine every body will HAVING built a new school house, the been applied to oaks and other timber.
know it, for admit you could keep it a proprietors of which being about to collect An experiment has been recently made up- mystery for a while, 'will be at last un. in the evening for the purpose of lettling on a particular cherry tree in Kensington folded and made public.
with our respective committies for building Gardens, from which his majesty reme'm.
You will obtain a confirmed reputation, &c. the house being built without a chim. bered to have gathered cherries when very if you are known to avoid those actions, ney in order for a stove, and the stove not young, of the flavor of which he was very II which you censure and blame in oth | being set up, the weather pretty cold, and fond. This tree, which had been brought
the room newly platered, we thought best into England in the reign of king William,
to carry in fire.--Mr. Daniel Perkins and had borne very little fruit, and appeared al
myself, filled a five pail kettle with char. molt dead. It was by the king of Eng * Ifocrates was a Greek orator, who
coal and after being fired a sufficient time land's command dug round and one or two died 336 years before the birth of Chrift. for the Imeke to fublide, we placed it in the roots with a piece of the bark about three
center of the room. I then went home, inches in breadth, were found alive. By
leaving Mr. P. to watch the fire, and recatting away the decayed parts and apply.
turned in about 20 minutes. I found up, ing the composition to the found, this tree
on entering the room the air very thick & in three years bore as well as any other tree
ftifled ; but after a few minutes I felt no in the garden, and the fruit was of a most
great inconveniences. The proprietors delicious flavor, and appeared remarkably FROM AN EDINBURGH PAPER.
foon collected and proceeded to business. fine.
We loon found our candles failed to burn The inventor of the above is a Mr. “ While I was at Smyrna there was a clearly, so that it was difficult to read or Forsythe, who has got from the S. A. Four girl affli&ted with a cancer in her lips, and write by the help of two. By this time Mr. Thousand Guineas for the invention. the gum was affected. The European Daniel Perkins, who had been in the house The whole is communicated to the public physicians consulted on the measure to be some time longer than any one person, in a book written by Mr. F. and now in iaken, and agreed that they law no other
taker, and agreed that they law no other complained of faintness, thinking, as he the possession of many gentlemen in Amer. method than to cut it out ; and the girl had said it was owing to his not having taken ica. It is fold by Mr. Ezra Sergeant, || already submitted herself to that decision.
any food since morning, he set out for home bcok-feller, water street, New York.
By an accident of that nature which men immediately, as soon as he received fresh Cannot account for, aa old American came air from the door be fainted and fell on the to thein just in time to prevent the appli floor : he was taken out of the house, and
cation of the knite. " Do nothing," said soon revived. Mr. Fredrick Macher who agonitorial Department. the American, “I will cure her ;' and
was sitting near me, observed his head felt when he had pledged bimselt strongly the disagreeable, and as he passed the threshe physicians consented.
hold of the door he tainted and fell sense. To aid the cause of virtue and religion.
“ He procured a copper vessel, newly less on the ground. We were all alarmed
tinned in the inside (an essential circum at our danger, and left the rooin innmedi. SHORT SENTENCES
stance) and having poured a certain quan ately. Selected from the advice of Isocrates,* to bis young
tity of olive oil into it, he made it gently When I first took fresh air, I felt uncom. friend and pupil Leinonicus ; and communicated agitated, and so for three times in twenty four hours. With this the oil refolved it.
mon dizziness in my head, and universal for the Balance. self into the confency of an ointment, and
weakness, but walking in frelh air foon reby constant rubbing the part affected, he
covered. Many who were in the compaE careful constantly to pay cured her in tourteen days.-- Nothing else probability is, that had we remained in the
ny were difficulted to get home ; and the your duty to God in private, but never o.
was done. mit it in public worship.
room á few minutes longer, it would have The physicians supposed that the oil re.
proved fatal to some of us. Let your carriage and behariour to yourceived its virtue from the tin, and it was parents be luch, as you would with your communicated by its long boiling over the
ELISHA PERKINS. children should be towards you. fire."
Woodllock, Jan. 24, 1803.