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ON THE CULTURE OF CABBAGES.

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From the earliest stage of its growth, the 1. To habituate ourselves to a close and cabbage becomes the prey of a variety of rational way of thinking. And 2. To mor. insects, none of which is more formidable al reflections and religious contemplations. than the catterpillar. When young, iis 1. To prepare and dispose the inind for principal enemy is the Chrysomela faltato. the entertainment of good and useiul ria, or turnip fly : and as it approaches thoughts, we must take care to accuftom nearer to maturity, the Papilio Brassicas, it to a close and rational way of thinking. or cabbage butterfly. To expel the for

When you have started a good thought, agricultural. mer, Dr. Withering directs the ground to

pursue it ; do not presently lose fight of i:, be strewed with foot. He also adds, that

or suffer any trifling suggestion that may if the plants be whipped with green boughs EXTRACT.

intervene to divere you from it. Dismiss of alder, selder] the latter will not touch them.-With reipect to catterpillars, it has

it not till you have litted and exhausted it;

and well considered the several consequenbeen recommended as a certain remedy for

ces and interences that result from it, the mischief they cause, that all the borTo procure early Cabbages,

However, retain not the subject any londers of the ground where it is intended to

ger than you find your thoughts run freely plant cabbages, be sown with hemp ; and N the spring as soon as the sprouts

upon it ; for to confine them to it when it however the vicinity may be intested with on the cabbage stalks have grown to the

is quite worn out, is to give them an un. those infeEts, the ground enclosed will be

natural bent, without sufficient employ. length of a plant fit for setting, cut them

to be found perfe&tly free from them-no out with a small sice of the falk, about

ment ; which will make them flag, or be vermin will approach it. two inches long ; and, if the season per

more apt to run off to something else. mit plant them in a garden and the ulual

And to keep the mind intent on the care will produce good cabbages.

subject you think of, you must be at fome A gentleman in the vicinity of Philaagonitorial Department.

pains to recal and refix your desultory and delpia pursued the following plan: He

rambling thoughts. Lay open the subject fowed his feed in August, and set out the

in as many lights and views as it is capable plants in autumn, letting them remain out To aid the cause of virtue and religion. of being represented in. Clothe your best all winter. If very cold, he covered them

ideas in pertinent and well chofen words, with straw---0h. 500.plants 300 commonly

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deliberately pronounced; or commit them lived, and headed very early : the reit an

to writing {wered for greens.

ON THE ART OF THINKING.

Whalever be the subject, admit of ro Mr. Dean (N. England farmer) says,

inferences from it, but what you see plain cabbages require a rich foil, rather moist

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and natural. This is the way to furnish than dry. A clay foil well mixed with

the mind with true and folid knowledge. other matters, is very proper for them. They are said to grow well in drained

ITH abhorrence reject imme

As, on the contrary, false knowledge pro

ceeds irom not underítanding the subject, swamps without manure. Hog dung well diately Hog dung well diately all profane and blasphemous

or drawing inferrences from it which are rotted, door dung and ashes are suitable thoughts; which are sometimes suddenly

forced and unnatural: and allowing to manures for them. Each plant should injected into the mind, we know not how,

those precarious inferences, or consequen. have at least four foot of ground--in other though we may give a pretty good guess

ces drawn froin them, the fame degree of words, the plants should be two feet a. from whence,

And all those thoughts || credibility as to the most rational and bej! funder. In gardens and imall yards, this which are apparently temptations and in.

established principles. is a good diflance; but in fields where they || ducergents to fin, our Lord hath, by his ex. are to be cultivated by a plough, a greater ample, taught us to treat in this inanner.

Beware of a superficial, slight, or con. distance is necessary. The rows may be

These then are the thoughts we should /used view of things. Go to the bottom three teet apart, and the plants two feet in carefully guard againit.--And as they will of them, and examine the foundation; and especially fomeo! them) he frequenily in.

be satisfied with none but clear and dilinēt The principle things which prevent the linuating themselves into the heart, re ideas (when they can be had) in everything growth of cabbages, are, the fumble foot, member to let reason at the door ot it to you read, hear, or think of. For refling lo callud, grubs, and lice, Manuring | guard the pallage, and bar their entrance, in imperfect and obscure ideas, is the will alhes and lime tends to prevent the

to drive them out forthwich when entered ; lource of much contulion and mistake, first, as the roots being misshapen by means not only as impertinent, but mischievous

[ro ßE CONTINUED.7 of being wounded by insects, to which the intruders, hot qualities of athes and lime are antedctes. But, II. There are other kinds of

The grub, or black worm, travels in thoughts which we ought to indulge and the night from plant to plant, eats off the with great care and diligence retain and

ARGEUS, hearing several men praise ftalk just above the ground, and buries it improve.

a certain woman of the city, said to them, self in the foil when the sun is up. To

Wbatever thoughts give the mind a ra.

“ The greater eulogy that can be made guard against this worm, a little circle of tional or religious pleasure, and tend to of women is, not to speak of them at all : lime or rock weed round the plant is of improve the heart and understanding, are

a virtuous woman ought to be known onservice. tu be favored, often recalled, and care

ly by her husband." To deftroy lice on cabbages, they should fully cultivated. Nor pould we dismiss be washed with strong brine, or sea water, shem, till they have made fome impreffions or smoke should be inade among them with on the mind, which are like to abide.chere. ANTALCIDAS said, the way to make Araw, sulphur, tobacco, &c. But the And to bring the mind into a habit of friends was, to say to others the most a. hard froits in autumn do not fail to fubdue recovering, retaining and improving greeable things, and to do for them the them.

such thoughts, two things are neceíTary. most useful.

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canter of Wine and a pair of glasses on the cool breeze. Fatigue seized her; regard.

table. Washington rose to meet him, and, | lels of high birth, she sat down on a EXTRACTS.

offering him his hand with a smile, began smooth place at the side of a high road,

-" Mr. Payne, to err sometimes, is na. expecting fome equipage to pass, the own. REAL MAGNANIMITY. ture, to rediiy error, is always glory ; er of which would be proud to convey

her you have had, I think, fome satisfaction, home. After long waiting, the first thing

and if you deem that sufficient, here is my she saw was an empty shaise, conducted by ANECDOTE OF WASHINGTON. hand let us be friends."

one who had formerly served her father as In 1754, he was stationed at Alexandria

An act of such sublime virtue, produc. a poftillion. You are far from home, with his regiment, the only one in the col.

ed its proper effect on the mind of Mr. || Madam, will you give me leave to let you ony, and of which he was Colonel. || Payne, who from that moment became the down at my old malter's." --" Prithee There happened at that time to be an elec

moft enthusiastic admirer and friend of tello:v, be not officious." Night was fast tion in Alexandria for members of the as. Washington ; and for his fake, ready at approaching, when she was accosted by a sembly, and the ballot run high between any time to charge up to a battery of two countryman on horseback,

Mistrels, Colonel George Fairfax and Mr. William and forty pounders.

will you get up behind me, dobbin is fure Elzey. Wahington was on the side of

footed, you shall be set down where you Fairfax, and a Mr. William Payne head.

will, if not far off, or much out of my ed the friends of Elzey. In the course of

way.

" Miftress," exclaimed the, ANECDOTE OF GENERAL WAYNE. the conteft, Washingion grew very warm,

“how dare you presume-". " No of. (for his passions, naturally, were terrible; BON REROS is the French cant for | ence," said the young man, and rode.a. though a wise regard to duty, i. e. honor | good night. Walhington drank it for a way humming a song, 1 I love Sue." and happiness, foon reduced them under signal to break up'; for the moment the Is It was night the clouds gathered, the proper command) and unluckily faid fome. company had {wallowed the General's bon leaves of the trees rustied; and the young thing that offended Mr. Payne, who, repos, it was take hats, and relire. Gen. woman was terrified with what she took though but a cub in size, was a lyon in Wayne, who, fortunately, for America,

There came an old

for ftrange sounds. heart; he elevated his shelalah, and, at understood fighting much better than man driving an empty dung cart. one blow, extended our hero on the French, had, some how or other, taken Friend," said she, in a humble accent, ground. News was soon carried to his up a notion that the same bon repos, to

“ will you let me go with you.” regiment that their colonel was murdered whom Washington always gave bis last

Pride is the molt galling burden a per

Prudence saves from by the mob ! On the passions of soldiers

son can walk under. bumper, must have been some great warrior who doated on their commander, such a of the times of old. Having by some ex. many a mis fortune ; Pride is the cause of report fell at once like a flash of lightning | traordinary luck, gotten into his poffeflion many.

P. PUNCTILLIO, on a migazine of gun-powder. In a mo. two or three dozen of good old wine, he ment, the whole regiment was under arms, invited a number of hearty tellow-officers and in rapid motion towards the town, to dine with him, and help him to break burning for vengeance. During this time, them to the health of America. As soon

THE VENERABLE TORTOISE. Washington had been liberally plied with as the cloth was removed, and the boitles cold water, acids and volatiles ; and hap on the table, the hero of Stony.Point cri. FEW have any idea of the surprisinglonpily for Mr. Payne and his party was so ed out, “ Come, my brave Comrades, i gevity of the Land-Tortoise (commonly far recovered as to go out and meet his en Gll your glafles--here's old bon repos for-called the Land-Turtle.). The following raged soldiers, who crouded around him ever!" The officers were'itruck with allon

inttance, however, which is well authen. with faces of honest joy to see him alive a. ishment; and, having turned off their

cicated, will put this matter beyond a doubt. gain. After thanking them for such an evi. glalles, rose up, one and all, to go. “Hey. In the year 1746, one of thele creatures dence of their attachment to him, he af. | day! what's all this, gentelmen, what's

was caught by a person in Massachusetts, sured them that he was not hurt in the least, all this?"-"Why, did you not drink who engraved on the under shell the sgand beg ged them, by their love of him and bon repos, or good night?"--" What !

ures 1746, together with the initials of their duty, to return peaceably to their is that the meaning of it?"_"Yes."

his name.

Fourteen years afterwards, it barracks. As for himself, he went to his Well, then, a fig tor bon repos, and take was found, by a gentleman, about a mile room, generously chastising his passion, your seats again ; for by the life of Walh

from the pot where it was first roken, and which had thus struck out a Tpark that bad ington, you shall not fir a peg, till

marked W. S. 1760.-About thirty years like to have thrown the whole town into a ! have slaried every drop of our drink.” afterwards, it was found a third time in flame. And feeling himself the aggressor

the same vicinity, and beirg brought to of Mr. Payne, he relolved to make him

the gentleman lait mentioned, he renewed the honorable reparation of asking his par.

FROM THE WEEKLY MAGAZINE,

his mark, adding "September 1790." don. No sooner had he made this hero.

This venerable animal was again set at ic resolution, than, recovering that deli

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liberty for another tour. It is observable, cious gaiety which ever accompanies good

that as he appeared of the same size as when purpuses in a virtuous mind, he went to A YOUNG lady of rank and fortune first taken, 44 years before : and, as long a ball that nighr, and behaved as pleasant went out to walk in her father's woods.

life is generally preceded by slow growth, ly as though nothing bad happend. Early "Pray madam," said the grey headed | both in the animal and vegitable world, it next morning he wrote a police note of in steward, " may I bumbly intreat that you was concluded, he had been an inhabitant vitation to Mr. Payne, to meet him at the will not go far from home; you may meet of the flate more than sixty years, having tavern. Payne took it !or a challenge, with strangers who are ignorant of your been both royalist and republican, and, in and repaired :o the tavern in full, expecta. quality. * Give your advice," answer the worst of times, adhered to his country, tion ot smelling gun.powder. But wbated she, “ when desired!, I admit of no in when some others, with more brains, but was his surprize, on entering the chamber, Atructions from servants." She walked on lels conftancy, turned their backs upon to see, in lieu of a brace of pistols, a de with laisfaction, enjoying a clear sky and The life of this animal may, proba.

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bly in time, be published, unless he should The Senate of Maflachusetts stand thus: Thomas Longwood, a man of consider. out live all bis cotemporaries--in which

Federalists.....

able wealth, has lately been apprehended cale, he will have to trust for immortality to

at Richmond, Virginia, for counterfeiting the industrious researchers of the 19th

....... 15 Vacancies.......

United States Bank Notes. Counterfeit

.3 century.

It is more than probable that these va

paper to the amount of eighteen thousand cancies will be filled with firm and unde.

eight hundred dollars, with a number of

bale eagles and double guineas, and all the viating federalists.

machinery, apparatus, &c. for carrying on The Governor of Georgia has issued a

these nefarious pra&tices, were discovered

in his house. Proclamation convening the Legiflature of

that state, at Louisville, on Monday the Be it our weekly task, 14h of May-upon " a subject of great

At Pittsburgh, (the head of Ohio river,

were launched on the 30th March, the political importance," says the Proclama. Tio note the passing tidings of the times.

ship Louisiana, 300 tons burthen--on the cion.

zut fchooner Conqueft, 126 tons, pierced budson, May 15, 1804. A letter from Paris, dated 11th Janua. | schooner Alleghany. The first failed down

for 18 guns--and on the 1st of April, the ry, lays,

“ You have heard of the loss of the ship Philadelphia, and the capture of

The river the next day in ballast ; the leNew-York Election. the crew. Our minister, Mr. Livingston,

cond failed on the 4th ult. laden with flour. has applied for the aid of the First Consul,

On Monday night, the 8th inf. the MAJORITIES. in effecting their release, or at least in me.

State Prison at New.York was set on fire liorating their condition ; and has receiv. LEWIS. ed the most encouraging answer, with a

by the prisoners, and almost half of the *Columbia,

root consumed. Four or five of the pril

. promise of every aslistance the French *Groene,

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Government can give."

oners escaped in the bustle.
*New York,
*Albany,

A letter from Paris received at Phila402

The following is copied from the Mer*Delaware,

delphia mentions that the First Consul has 39

cantile Advertiser of the 8th instant. The #Oneida, 305 Teader is at liberty to attach what credit

agreed to the request made to him by Mr. *Rensselaer,

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to it he pleases.

Livingnon, noticed in a preceding columo, Kings, 26

and that a meffage extraordinary has been

“ Captain Miller, of the brig Margaret, *Queens, 233

sent to Tripoli to engage the Bey to relin. *Richmond,

from Halifax, informs us that just before quish the American prisoners captured in

3 Westchester, his departure, a British Government

the frigate Philadelphia. Mr. Livingston 423

schooner had arrived at Sidney in 19 days *Rockland,

is faid to have obtained, through the influ441 from Guernsey, the important intelligence Orange, 693

ence he has with the First Consul, the unthat another revolution in France had rel.

qualified warrantee from:he King of Spain tored Louis XVIII. to the throne of his Schoharie,

of Louisiana to the United States on the *O:sego, ancestors ! By what singular means Bona.

first day of January last, "notwithftand543 *Herkimer,

parte was superceeded, we have not been
able to learn. Capt. M. says, the printer Washington, and notwithstanding the

ing the Spanish minister's manifesto at *Dutchess,

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at Halifax, (Mr. Gale) was preparing an Onondaga,

King's resolution on the 31st of Decemextra-sheet, containing the particulars of *Montgomery, 800

ber not to grant ii."
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could have obtained a copy by waiting a. Professor Sessee, the celebrated Botan

735 Suffolk,

bout an hour longer, which the tide would in, who had been absent 8 years, at the 9.50

not permit him to do. The King of Eng- ll head of a party of naturalists, has return. Washington,

750
land was living, and in a state of convale.

ed 10 Spain. He has been over all the The returns marked with an asterisk (*) sence." are correct, the others have been caught

Spanish possessions in North America, and

the Islands on the coasts. from mere report, we cannot therefore vouch for their authenticity,

The total amount of 512 awards made It is said he has enriched botany with

in favor of American claimants, under the 2500 species of unknown plants, and has The Aurora would have it appear that

7th article of the British Treaty, is said to discovered 80 fishes not yet described.

be one million iwo hundred and twentythe Senate of Massachusetts consists of a five pounds.

The following may interest the reflec. majority of Democrats. It states that there

tions of fome, and gratiły the curiosity of are 22 Democrats electedyo is the whole Now this is a barefaced misrep.

Lieutenant Gadsden, has cpened, at number.

others, who obferve the lapse of time, or sesentation. The Aurora, Citizen, WatchCharleston, S. C. a rendezvous for the

the incidents which take place through a

certain number of years. Tower, and Holt's Bee, can boat of the purpole of railing feamen to man a Squadencrease of Democracy in Maflachusetts ron, which it is the intention of govern

This week marks a century since a --they can tell of the rapid ftrides which

ment to send up the Mediterranean. Newspaper was publithed in America. they have made since the last year ; but

The Boston News-Letter, we find, was

emitted from the press-April 24th, 1704 their false tales will no: gain beliel. So The paper-mill of Mr. Samuel Camp Andrew Bradford of Philadelphia

, publong as Massachusetts continues in her bell, at Springfield, N. J. caught fire and lished the American Weekly Mercury, present path, we shall cheerfully hail her was entirely consumed, with all the flock

Dec. 230, 1719. as the ' head.quarters of sound princi and materials, on Wednesday, laft. Loss The ihird was the Boston Gazette, firkt ples." eftimated at 15.000 dolls.

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Knecland. - The Franklins published a. them. This regret will explain to hin my tion, that we are replaced in the fir rank nother paper, called, the American Cour. present opinion of the expedition that is of social order, and yet an expedition is ant.

preparing, and my 'refusal to take in part announced, worthy in its principles of In the year. 1774, there were only

, 25 ine direction of it. We had the best army those unleuled colonies who contend will published in various parts of America. in Europe, the best means of recuiting our their neighbours for erjoyment which they

In 1801, more than one hundred and forces weakened by eleven years of war. do not find at home, or of those savage eighty.

In this place we have now corps almost en hordes who !ee, in the end of the war, [ Boston Magazine, April 28.] tirely composed of conscripts, among nothing but the bocty which they may ac

whom we no longer observe the veteran quire, and in its result the total annihila. The following letters are from the Courier de Lon. soldiers : but like those reins which atteft tion of the adverse horde...

dres, they liave excited, it is said, a great sensation in the military circies at Paris.

the grandeur and magnificence of those ed. Such, however, are the strange ideas ifices which time has overthrown.

that have been propagated amo: the soldiers General Moreau to Lieutenant General Duroc.

At present, if we may judge from the to excite them to obtain, from the cupid. Paris, September 8.

immense preparations that are making, lity, a devotion expected in vain from reGENERAL,

from the concentration of our forces, up al courage. I do not pretend here to disI have received the letter which you on points near the coast, recollecting the cuss the rights of congeft, nor to examhave done me the honor to write to me declarations made by government, and the amine whether they can be extended in in the name of the first consul, offering reports which it accredits, the business in proportion to the perils which have been me a command in the expedition against hand is nothing less than a desperate enter. run to obtain them--but it is politic to. England. I thoughi that my opinion of prise, the improbable success of which announce before hand every thing that is that enterprize was fufliciently known, to would be the ruin of England, but thole meant to be derived from it ? li is fit to have saved me the unpleasantnels of re.

almost certain result will weaken us as a prelent it to the eyes of those who are to je&ting such a position. I shall, however, continental power, and be our total del. undertake it, only as a vart scene of pillage answer with the frankness of a soldier, truction as a maratime nation. I may be and a falsination ? liis, no doubt, contra. who can explain himselt the more easily, permitted to ask, upon seeing interests of ry' to the intentions of the first consul that without reserve upon the present occasion, such great magnitude hazarded or com such means fiould be employed to coras he has given some proofs of courage, promised, whether we were in a situation

rupt the minds of our brave warriors, and done his country some important fer so critical with, refpet to England, that and to fubfiitute the love of gain for the vices; and besides, general, I consider we were obliged to swear its destruction, honor of glory ; but it is to you, general, your letter as rather being intended to and to prepare our own ruin. We were I confide ibe honorable task of illustrating found my intentions, than as transmitting | powerful and respected upon the conti to him these intrigues, and telling him to me orders. I have never been the ad. nent; we directed (with too much impe. how much they affliet military men, who vocate of maritime expeditions, particu- l tuolity perhaps) all its political transac are faithful to the laws of honor. They larly since I have seen the remnani ol our lions; we were late from the power of the all see, as I do, with inquietude, that evemarine, and the choice of our armies, || English navy, and for a long time, no ry day is suffered to depress that spirit {wallowed up in them with astonishing ra. doubt; above the intrigues of the ministers which in the early period of our military pidity, I think that, in forming enterpri. of England, and is in this situation, truly glory had no other impulse but the thirst fes, the illue of which is very uncertain, strong, energetic, and impusing, that we of glory, the love of the country, I might and the result of which may give a mor. attempt an enterprise which could only be almof say, the enthusiasm of liberty, and tal blow to the government which con excused by a despair that let us no choice || Surely that spirit will not revive, in which ceives them, and to the nation which se. of measures. Iam far from disapproving nothing is described to them but the a. conds them, one ought to be forced to of the enthusiasm excited in the nation a. bule of victory. I speak with liberty, them by circumstances so imperious, that I gainst a nation eternally its rival and almost

gainst a nation eternally its rival and almost with confidence; and I do not think it a the falety and honor of the state would be always its enemy, from blaming the efforts proof of courage. It would be shewcompromised, it one should make a retro. and the facrifices which it inspires ; but I ing a want of esteem for the head of the gade ttep, that should discover weakness think that the action of government ought government, to see any danger in telling or irresolution.

to confine itself to the developement of him what is just and true. But I do not see that the present circum thele dispositions for the purpose of pre

I have the honor to be, &c. stances oblige us to risk, against a thousand paring thro' it the restoration of our marine

Lieut. General Duroc to General Moreau. unfavourable chances, the greater part of | —but to go farther, to devote to such great

One o'clock in the mornirg. cor land forces ; and that regenerating, perils, our armies, fill in the labor of MY COMRADE, which is beginning to be created as it were i heir organization ; this general, he affur.

I have laid before the first consul the lci. by magic, by an enthusiastic and industri.ed, is to expose us to be affailed by those ter which you have done me honor to write ous people. I have asked myself, when I continental powers who are jealous of us, tome, the 18th inftant. It is with pain that saw the considerable armaments which and have their eye upon us. This is to | I send it back to you by his orders. The were making for the re-occupation or ac.

replace us in the disastrous circumstances, gen. first consul charges me to inform you, quisition of our colonies, whether the trom which we were only extricated by the

ihat he does not recognise in it the lanpeace were so lolid that we fould hope to miracle that brought Bonaparte from E.

guage of a Frenchman, nor the charailer te able to preserve what we had recovered, gvp , and made him triumph on the 13th

gyp, and made him triumph on the 13th of a soldier. He has sent it back to you ar acquired, and it the restoration of our Brumaire. May I be now permitted, for the purpose, that by destroying this cvcommerce were so necessary or fo certain general, to make an observation which a

idence of an error which he wishes to for. that we ought to employ in it so much trea. wife and regular government is worthy to sure and so many rodiers, Let the first hcar and to appreciate-but which ihould get, you may be sure that it will never be

inade use of to tarnish your glory, nor to consul permit a soldier, who feels a lively not have hazarded in the time of disorder impeach your in'entions. The gen. first attachment to his old companions in aims, and anarchy, when the law of nations was

conful orders me to acquaint you, that he 1o express here some regret for the unlor. scarcely more respected among us, than wishes to have some conversation with you munale events in the too bold combinations the liberty of individuals. We are told

in private, the 25th inftant. which have destroyed so great a number of ll every day i!iat we are restored to civiliza.

I am, with respect, Your Comrade, DUROC.

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Thus in Eden's blissful station,

Swell'd the universal theme, Beauty smil'd--and all Creation

Sung the praise of GOD supreme.

Scenes of wonder daily rising,

Widely scatter'd o'er this clod, Say, with eloquence surprising,

Nature's self is full of God!

A country fellow, who had just come into the city gaping into every shop be came to, at last looking into a scrivner's office, where feeing only one man fiting at a desk, could not imagine what commodity was lold there. He calls to the clerk, Pray Sir what do you sell here ?" " Log. erheads, replied the clerk-"You have an excellent trade tben" replied the coun: tryman, “ for I lee you have but one lefi."

Diversity.

THE HANGMAN OUTIVITTED.

O

VIRTUE, source of every heartfelt joy, Shall not thy living charms my lyre employ? Shall I not own that in thy hallowed name, Contentment, peace, and every pleasure came ? Tho' powerful wealth, in many a venal state, May raise our rank, and bid the mean be great, Yet say, poor mortal, 'mid the pompous glare, Can riches smooth the furrow'd brow of care ? From the proud gates bid Death's grim form retire, Or wake the spark, just ready to expire ? And what is Honour, youth's illusive theme? A thin-blown bubble dancing on the stream, It floats awhile, buoy'd up with inward wind, Then sudden bursts, and leaves no trace behind ; Lo! Beauty, blooming as the morn of May, Surveys her rosy charms, and seems to say" Riches and Honour, what are they to me? At Beauty's dazzling throne they bend the knee, My emile the most dejected heart can cheer, My frown can bid the boldest bosom fear : Riches and Honour, what are they to me? At Beauty's dazzling throne they bend the suppli.

ant knee." Vain Beauty, know, that thou must soon be laid In the cold grave, and all thy glories fade ; But Virtue still serene and mild appears, And, firm and faithful, life's sad journey cheers, Supports our steps, thouga. faithless riches fly, And all our honours in oblivion lie, Unfolds celestial charms which near decay, Tho' earth-born Beauty withering fade away, Teaches to meet, unmoy'd, Death's stingless dart, And points to scenes where sorrow has no part.

HARLEY

A man convi&ted at the late Surry Asli. zes, for stealing pewter pots, was senten

TERMS OF THE BALANCE, ced to be publicly whipped from the prif.

FOR 1804. on gate in Horsemonger lane, through the To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and Fifty borough, and back again. Having no Cents, payable quarterly. money to fee the hangman to fotten the

To those who receive them by mail, Two Dollash of justice, he at last hit upon an ex.

ars, payable in advance. pedient. In the prison there were several

To those who take their papers at the office, in half quartern gin measures, the tops of which he broke off, and depolited in a

bundles, or otherwise, a deduction from the city leather pocket he had previously cut from price will be made. his breeches, tied it up, and when the ex.

A handsome Title Page and Table of Contents ecurioner came to conduet him to receive

will accompany the last number of the volume. his punishment, the culprit, in his way to Advertisements inserted in a handsome and con. the cart's tail, Nipped his pretended purse | spicuous manner, in the Advertiser which accompainto his hand, exclaiming—" there are

nies the Balance. nine halt crowns, 'is all I have in the world, pray be merciful.” The hangman

NOT E. took the bribe with a smile, and bade him

The first and second Volumes of the Balance, keep up his fpirits, for he thould not be

may be had on the following terms 'hurt. The cart then proceeded, and the

First Volume--unbound consequence was, that the deep one return.

Second Volume, ed very little the worse for the flaggellation.

Both Volumes,

$ 4 Upon being delivered into the hands of

If bound, the price of binding (either plain or elthe prison keeper, he burit into a loud

egant) will be added. -- An unbound volume may be laugh, and when asked what made him lo

sent to any post-office in the state for 52 cents postmerry ? he related the manner in which he had bribed his chastiser, adding, that it

age ; or to any post-office in the union for 78 cents would ever be a subject of nirth, when he reflected how he had outwitted the hangman.

[Lor. Pap.]

HARRY CROSWELL, The following humorous mistake was

Warren-Street, Hudson. made, a few days since, in a back town, by

PRINTING IN GENERAL IS EXECUTED a child three years old ;-A lady passed the

WITH ELEGANCE AND ACCURACY,

$ 2 $ 2, 50

THE MONTH OF MAY.

Focis omnia plena. VIRGIL.

Bright in verdure gaily smiling,

May trips lightly o'er the plain, Thousand beauties, time beguiling,

Wanton in her rosy train.

PUBLISHED BY

WHERE

Nature all her charms diecloses,

Fields in lively colors bloom Golden cowslips, pale primroces,

Spread around a rich perfuine.

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