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BY W. COWPRR.

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 in speaking; 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; upa Che Wireath.

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

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

fignedly, 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, Start at his awful name, or deem his praise

which was a gentleman's latisfaction. The admirers of Cow?er, will read the following A jarring note. Themes of a graver tone

Well," faid Mr. Reeve, “ as the af.
seasonable extract with pleasure.]
Exciting oft our gratitude and love,

“ front was public, the reparation must be
While we rétrace with mem’ry's pointing wand, “ so too ; it thou wilt not sight, thou muit
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 some The disappointed foe, deliv'rance found

difficulty and after some delay, submitted to Oh Winter! ruler of th' inverted year,

Unlook'd for, life preserv'd, and peace restor’d, this condition, and there this fray ended. 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 congeal'd upon thy lips, thy cheeks

Oh evenings worthy of the gods ! exclaim'd till after some years the Lord Chancellor

The Sabine bard. Oh evenings, I reply, Fring'd with a beard made white with other snows

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

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

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

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

io him. He therefore begged Mr. Rreve

io pay the freight and daty, and to caule I love thee, all inulovely as thou seem'st, And dreaded as thou art.

the pipes to be put into a waggon, and to Thou hold'st the sun

Diverüty.

be sent to the Grange ; and he would take A pris'ner in the yet undawning East, Short'ning his journey between morn and noox,

the first opportunity of defraying all cnarANECDOTE

ges, and should think h:mfell infinitely o. And hurrying him, impatient of his stay,

OF MR. HENLEY,

bliged to him. All was done as defired; Down to the rosy West. But kindly still

Afterwards Lord Chancellor Northington, well deservy. and the winter following, when Mr. Reeve Compensating his loss with added brour3

ing the attention of examining Attornies. was in town, he dined at the Chancellor's Of social converse and instructive ease, And gatheuing at short notice in one group

WHILE at the bar, Mr. Henley went

with several of the nobility and genry.

After dinner the Chancellor related ile The family dispers'd, and fixing thought the wellern eircuit, and being of lively

whole story of his firft acquaintance with Not less disper'd 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 ot this kind happen. l sood humour and pleasanıry, and to the us

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

ed at Britul. In a case of some confeOf long uninterrupted evening know.

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

kers, was cross-examined by him with Of sounding an alarm, assaults these doors much raillery and ridicule. Mr. Reeve

To City Subscribers, Two Dolars and Efty cents, Till the street rings. N) stationary steeds complained of it at the time, and when payable in quarterly advances. Cough their own kneli, while heedleas 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 al White Lion,Mr. Reeve at the oflice Two Dollars, payabie 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, Tvo The pattern grows, the well.depicted How's, know that a gentlerpan wanted to speak to

Dollars, exclusive of postage, payable in advance Wrought patiently into the snowy lawn,

him in a room adjoining. As soon as Mr. A handsome title-page, with an Index or Table Unfolds its bosom, buds, and leaves, and sprigs,

Henly had entered the room, Mr. Reeve of Contents, will be given with the last number And curling tendrils, gracefail dispos'd,

locked the door, and put the key in his of each volunie. Follow the nimble finger of the fair,

pocket. "Friend Henly, said he, I cannot Advertisements inserted in a conspicuous and A wreath that cannot fude, of flow'rs that blow call thee, for thou has uted me most handsome manner, in the Advertiser which acts With most success when all besides decay.

fcurrilously? 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 hare Made vecal 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 ff. The touch from many a trembling cord shakes cut; " have satisfaction. Here are two swords, ty cents—unbound, Two Dollars. The wholt may And the clear voice symphonious, yet distinct, “ here are two pistols, chuse thy weapons,

be sent, stitched or in bundles, to any post office a And in the charming strife triumphant still, * cr fighting at fifty cuffs, if ihou hadst the state, for 52 cents postage ; or to any postai. Beguile the nighi, ani! set a keerer eige

rather ; but fiyat ine thou shalt before "fice in the union for 78 cents. On female industry ; the threaded sieel

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

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FOR THE BALANCE.

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 reposed in them by they forged for themselves those chains, "arch nor conclaves are, as yet, in úni. their fellow citizens ! Then 'tis pifible which they now patienily wear.

son with the lentiments, nor ihe wishes that twenty or fourcen men may be led to The effects of moral as well as natural

“ of the American people. There is no lell even their country! We, therefore, causes being certain and uniform, despo.

authorized secrecy in our governmeni || again urge on our reprefentatives, to bring lism, or at least an abridgment of civil " and to inter fuch a right from the practi. forward an amendment, by which, conliberty, will, in all cases, succeed che loss ces of other nations, is a profiicution xrefs at large, and congress alone, shall of republican virtues, as furely as dark- " of republican principles. The consti- have the power of forming treaties, at ness succeeds the departure of the sun.

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

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 exueme of the

"bility to hatch those things in darknels. I continent to the other, this will be the uni. Political.

“ Atreaty! which is to be the supreme-law-verfal language. We know, in framing

ofthe-land ! and yet the people not to the federal constitution, the objection to

“ be intormed of the terms of this law giving the house of representatives this FROM THE EVENINE POST.

“ until binding upon them! until the op- power, jointly with the fenate and prefi.

portunity for an amendment is part Itent, was, that negociations generally LOUISIANA TREATY.

Having in fified upon it that the Presiruqired the greatest Jarecy, and that

dent onght to be impeached off-hand for was not to be expected from lo larges (CONCLUDED.)

his violation of the spirit of the confli- body. Curse on such leciecy! it has un.

tution in the above particulars, they filone our country! An American affem. In our last we promised to give a sample of ished with recommending in the most ur. bly, aloof from ihe combinations of Eu. the manner in which the Democrats spoke gent language, that the constitution thould rope, Thould have no secrets ! No govern. of the secrecy observed by the federal Ex. be immediately foamended, that in future ment in the known world, like our's, ever ecutive previous to the ratification of the no treaties should be ratified without the gave fuch an extensive latitude as we al. former treaty:

No man who has the least concurence of the House of Representa- 11 low to the president and senale; even the share of recollection can forget how con- lives. The following will serve to thew most arbitrary kings never poflelled any ftantly their prints were loaded with the The sentiments inculcared on this head by thing like it !" bittereft execrations against the President the good democrats of that day, who lii. In our next we shall see in what respects 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 diftinguished for fon's would, fo foon, give them a majori language they held. iheir virulence. One of the writers (un- ty in the Senate as well as the Houle :derstood to be a man in Mr. *********'s Refolved, That as the power of final. Having taken a cursory view of the obconfidence) denounced General Wahing. I ly making and ratifying treatics by the jections urged by the democrats to the ton as the “ PRETENDER." To touch president and two thirds of the fenate a. manner in which the Briush treaty was the hem of the garment (said he) of this lone, bas, in the present cafe, been prov. ll formed, it now remains to ask, whether fabled High pries of Liberty, would be- ed to be of a most alarming dangerous na

they have themselves practiled what they get distress in such interefted bigots; but ture ; that our very existence as a free peo. Then insisted on to be the sense of the con. to strip him of his pontificial robes, and ple, had been put at take ; that had not a Ititution ? Thew hin unworthy of them, would be in good providence influenced even the Finit; they said that it was the duty of their eftimation, to dress nature in mourn. twenty of the senate to rejeći one article, the Executive to lay before the Senate all ing, and ex:inguish the lamp of liberty wich, from necejhty, mult arreft the hand his intentions and indructions relpeeling forever. When men have purposes to of the preldent from figning it, we say, I a negociation, before the negociation iteit answer, nothing can be too absurd for them chat had not the providential care, which was commenced or the negociator appointto practice ; and hence the Egyptian we have so often experienced, intarpored, led. But when Mr. Monroe was appointprieits, to favour his own views, had con- we had been a lo!l, an undone people, li ed loft winter, the President did not exferred divinity upon an OX. It is high without pity, and without friends. pose his instructions to the Senate, nor did time, fuperfti:ious veneration for a man, Therefore, Reolved, That our members he even bint to that honourable body and a frail one tvo, {huld be exiled from be carnestly called on, at the next meet. what were his intentions. Nay, he wend the mansion of liberty." Bata ftill better ing of the alumby, to propole an a- a length in his fecrecy on this occafon fpeciinn of their rancorous oppofition is mendment to the federal constitution, so which was never heard ot before in this found in the following extraéts from the far as respects the power of making trea country fince the formation of the conftial Resolutions of the Franklin Society of ties. That a president, and i wenty fena

cution. He took measures to procure a 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 sole pow. Houle of Representatives, which, it ha " 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 "s ticles of Mi. Jay's treaty-affelling and ceffarily, the supreme law; must be bind. || plied to the express purpose of furthering pract sing all the secrecy of Monarchying on every individual, which swallows

ing on every individual, which swallows the treaty in question, and on the occafion , yo oppopie to open and republican prin up the fovereignty and independence of no scruple at all was felt to resort 10 what ** ciples.-Will it, dare to be contended, each tate! No! the people now see the the good patriots formerly called the le " that the people have no right to ask, tolly of giving such a power into the

tolly of giving such a power into the crecy of monarchy, to opposite to open “ nay, to demand information on the pos. hands of fourteen men, which, at all republican principles.

ture of their affairs ?-Secrecy robs limes, may supercede every exifting law Secondly ; on the former occafion ia 65 them of this right, and makes twenty

in the union ! 'ris too much ! Without a was in filled on that the noi publishing the greater than the whole Is this Republi. disposition to judge uncharitably of men, creaty for the examination of the people, " Canum ? Is this liberiy ?-- Monarchs we say 'tis possible that twenty or forieen previous to its being difcufled by the Send os and conclaves make a trade of secrecy- men may be tempted, may be bribed to be- ate, was “ a proof that the fenate conceive

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ed it disgraceful and prejudicial to the U. party, having now fucceeded to power, - France,' in the President's message, is nited States.

Certainly the Louisiana firit Thut the doors of Congress, and then obvioufly this lays Mr. Griswold that treaty has not

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submitted by themlelves vote iwo millions of doilars the French government were not 'n like the people before its ratification

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to the Executive for secret service money io Ød, as notlo know the worth of Lov. and are the democrats willing now to enable hi'n lo mke a treaty on advanta- Rana, New-Orleans, and the Albp. abide by their own reasoning? Will they g?ous terms; they ratify this treaty will adınit that the reason why the treaty has closed doors; they concealiis contenis from As the Observatory is docb:less placed in such an not been published before its disculin by the infpeéiion of the people will it has be- elevated situation as to command " a view of the the Senate was because “ that bo ly con- come the 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 people, furiher services of to the United States.”

and cufe to allow the representatives of the same kind. Thirdly ; What has becoine of the a- the people the right of a single document mendment they then pledged themselves relative to a fagle particular, though they • The abbe Sieyes fays, that, in order to bring forward to aller the Constiution. are called upon to legislate on that very to arrive at the summit of tyranny, it to that is

Congress at large, and Congress particular in a manner implying a perfecta " is absolutely neceffary to extinguilh all alone,” should have the power

of forming
quaintance with it in all its relations. Such

compunctions of conscience, and 10 fitreaties, or at least of ratifying them ?” is the confitency of those who dub them. “ lence the prefs." [Port Folio.] Ler ic not be for a moment understood that selves the friends of the people. These be

The abbe (begging his pardon for contradicting we advocate this democratic notion. No: 1 thy Gods, 0 Ifrael.

hin) 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 country and absurd ; we merely mean to.exbibit to

which has made the gre test sacrifices for liberty, the people a glimpse of the consileucy 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 (iaking fage Washington we maintain that "the

their own word for it) are the most inveterate enenecessity of caution and secrecy is cogent reason for veiting the power of making " INFIDELITY IN THE BACKGROUND," AGAIN;

mies of tyranny, and the most ardent adorers of lib.

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

Or, Cbee: bam bebin. tbe chimney.

question) made some desperate attempts to silence and consent of the Senate ; the principal on which that body was formed confining

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. of week before last, Once for all, we say, that hitherto we

" that he attended Palmer's

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

clore..- Font, we find the word “ cacjolled.” It is between the conduct of democrats out of

will be recollected, that the fact was stated in an ex. left 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 gen. mcans cajoled or cudgelled. Taken in connection claim no credit on the part of the federal

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

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

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

Speaking of the prosecution of the junior editor,

Cheecham says, them of acting in direct opposition to all ihe dark, quite at the back of the room."-Not.

“ The Attorney-General commencthey 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 himeless and unwarrantable least doubt that he attended the lecture alluded to;

we had been set up at auction, although we were buse of power in withholding neceffary for the gentleman from whom we received the letter

convinced that the Attorney-General wished to

knock us down. information from the representatives of is well acquainted with his face, and cannot be the people. mistaken. Clieetham, it seems, to prevent being

Monsieur Jerome Bonaparte, brother to the chief known, had skulked away“ behind the chimney in

consul, lately attended the Theatre in New York, [In several of the succeeding numbers of the Eve. the dark ;" but our sharp-sighted 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 fact. that the first consul, about the same time, took a ance, was inserted, interspersed with the remarks

The circumstance is of too little consequence to trip across the channel to see yobn Bull on the and strictures of Mr. Coleman. As these remarks

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

nur correspondent was mistaken in the person thai commodating than those of this country, will pro. already before our readers, we pass on to the fol.

he discovered behind the chimney,” does not the bably serve up, for the gratification of the great lowing concluding observations :promptness with which Chectham comes forward

man, before his return, some grand tragedies, such Thus, these people [democrats] who to deny bis having been there, prove thatPalmer's as Irutb found too late, or Fatal Curiosit;. vented their bittereit execrations on the followers are ashamed to be known?" head of Washington and a Federal Senate because they discussed the British treaty The “ POLITICAL OBSERVATORY,”

To Correspondenis. with closed doors ; becanse they did not

A democratic paper, of a respectable casi, 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 proceedance of the Rev. STANLEY GRISWOLD, from Con

correspondent, a “ l'OLITICAL CATECHISM,” for ed to ratity ; because this was not done af. necticut. The Observatory, (which might, with

which he will accept our thanks. As the production ter their ratification, and before the President signed it ; because the House ol Rep. some propriety, be termed the Presidential Diction

must necessarily occupy a proportion of several num

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

session of Congress, give publicity to much political people of the northern parts of the union, as the permited to enter at large into the investi. first number has given an explanation of one of

matter of more ims.ed'a e ensequence, we have gation of its various articles, that they Mr. Jefferson's ambiguous phrases :

concluded to postpone this valuable communication might virtually reject it, by refuting to

ur til the commencement of the rexr volume. Any make any provision for carrying it into ef- " The plain and simple meaning of the other favors from the same hard, will be gratefully fect ; thus, these very people, this very phrase 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. 66

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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