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lion, least I should, like some of my ac pied, with the dissentions of the Federalists quaintance, foolishly imagine myselt a po. and the Democrats, that they have over.

litician, without the smallest claim to the looked the aggrandizement of the SouthHither the products of your closet-lavors bring, character.

ern States, and their accumulation of pow. Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind.

I really wish, Mr. Editor, that some er.-Even the purchase of Louisiana at an FOR THE BALANCE. ready writer, who is well acquainted with

immense price, for the sole purpose of public characters, would employ a little || adding to the Southern intereit, seems to " They imagine themselves politicians, and they leisure time in sketching a gallery of

have excited little emotion among us. are only kuraves"

portraits, for the use of the people. Our The curious have been amused with the

politicians appear before us, so muffled up tales of " falt mountains" and " falt riv. MR. EDITOR,

in cloaks and Spencers, that we are daily ers," of " mines of platina” and “ rocks HERE is a class of citizens 2.

cheated by false appearances. We know of native filver;" while the indolent regard not who are knares, or who are honest

but little the future, and less the burthens mong us, who have very much mistaken

men. their own characters. I know not how

How I should delight to see all our they may now throw upon their pofterity.

politicians naked and unmasked ! fome Distracted by our internal diffentions, Grey have so deceived themselves, unless it has been done by their constant attempts

white, pure and unstained--others as fpot. || which we owe to the artifices of our eneto deceive others. I once knew an old

ted as leopards. I would have no relpeeti mies, we have pursued a fhadow that to persons in this exhibition. I would

mocks our resentment. It is not that the fellow who would tell a ridiculous story until he actually believed it himself; and

begin with old governors and new govern- || administration of Mr. Jefferson is really perhaps this is precisely the case with the

ors ; and from them proceed down the inclined to Democracy-No, Sir; his fu

whole ranks, from our judges, justices and preme power in Louisiana-the withholdgentry of whom I am now speaking: They legilaters, to theriffs, furrogates, diftriéting the Treaty with Spain from the Senate have told the people so ohien that they are

attornies and coroners. All, all of them for two years--his disposal of the public politicians, that they have almoft forgot. len they are only knaves, They have set

should be up to view, without a single money without any approbation by Conpatch to cover their deformity.

gress-his appointment of officers without a gull-trap to catch others, and have them.

Adieu, for the prelent, Mr. Editor. the consent of the Senate-his admitting felves beea the first to poke their heads

You may loon hear again from your foreigners into the national councils-his into it.

UNCLE TOBEY. Batteries to Bonaparte-all prove that Mr. It might be of infinite use to the clar.

Jefferson can scarcely be considered, ei. a&ers here mentioned, to hold up to them

ther in principle or condu&t, a fincere a mirror, in which they might view them.

Democrat. The inport of his title fora selves at full length. This would at once

Selcited.

bids nas to connect it with his character. remove the delusion by which they are

But by his pretensions he has gained every: blinded, and enable them to discrimirate

FROM THE REPERTORY.

objeĉ which Virginia and her Southern between a politician and a knave.--I

allies wished for. He has brought to co.' would myself present them with luch a THE NEW ENGLAND MAN.

operate with him, in the Northern States, mirror, did I feel adequa:e to the task :

No. I.

all the enthusiastics of a good cause, and But I am so little acquainted with political affairs, and public characers, that I

Blow ye the Trumpet in Zion." all the levelling, blood-thirsty ruffans of

a bad one.-The herd of foreign renega. fhould but half execute the work, were I

does echo his fuccels, and his triumphal to undertake. I seldom engage in politics; THE Citizens of the States North of car, drawn by a million of enslaved Ne. and whenever I do, I act with great cau the Chesapeake have been so much ccc113.Cs, drive over the necks of those who

SIR,

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have not bowed the knee to Baal- And I finally convince the States North of the “ The subject to which the editor of the are WE to submit to the guidance and ty. Chesapeake, that they must urite in the Aurora has directe our attention, as has ranny of the Souil? Are the Siaes from commou Northern interest. The mock been observed, is his " National Jubilee." the Chesapeake to the river S. Crox, to adminiftration of Mr. Jefferson and his To celebrate the important event, it! be only the fatellites of Virginia ? The friends of the South, will then crumble is proposed, that a great national feftival fant is, that our representatives yield with away faster than the mouldering monu throughout the nation, &c. teeble resistance to the current that caries menis of the Capitol. Let therefore the - When great national blessings were to them away ; and as they recede irom their disinterefed an.ong our Federal and De be acknowledged, or great national evils desired pori, they see in silent despair our mocratic Republicans, lay aside their fatal to be deprecated, it has been the custom racise rights sink under the horizon. diffentions, which have served no purpose of our country to call on the people, in Where is the impreflive eloquence of D hut the purpo e of their eneinies. We

We the one case, to offer thanh/giving to na and Tracy ? Even Mr. Griswold ap lhall then be able to fix a juf BALANCE Heaven for the mercies we have received; pears exhaulled by his continued efforts. of POWER i: the United States, and no or, in the other, with fasting and prayer, D. E has his private resentments to grat- longer realize the table of the Serpent,

longer realize the table of the Serpent, co implore the Deity to avert or remove im. itu.-Quis talia fando tenperet a lacry. whole head is directed by his Tail. pe:ding calamity. Such calls on the peo. mis ? No. There was no found one

ple have uniformly been made either by man in Congress, when that fatal aliera

the chiet magiftrate of the country, or at tion of the Constitution was conjured up,

the joint recommendation of the clergy who had the spirit to bring forward an a.

of different denominations in particular mendment by which the aristocratical in.

flares. The propriety of this cuftomno fluence of the Southern states should be

man of common decency will object to. checked-by which their millions of ne

But the people of the United States are gro faves should cease to be reprelented

called

upon by William Duane to al. in Congress. Is there any thing more

femble, not indeed to fupplicate a rem:(. scandalous, in the abuse of the British

fion of the punishment which awaits our constiution, than this mockery of repre

infidelity, impiety, and immorality, our sentation ? Are the routen boroughs of

Editor's Closet.

perfecutions, flanders, and hypocrily, not England more infamous than our negro

to return thanks to the Author of all good boroughs ? Why should their flaves be “ NATIONAL JUBILEE," for the bleflings we are permitted to enjoy; reprelented if denied the right of fuffrage,

OR

but “that a great national festival be held in preference in our hories and oxen ? LOUISIANA FESTIV A L. I throughout the Union, on the 12th of There is this principle adopted in all re

May, to celebrate the acquisition of Lou. publicks : The representatives are always The following article appeared in the United

ifiana."!!! iaken isom ihe people represented. Let States' Gazette, of the 8 h inst. We republish it

“ On the real value of the acquisi. us then have at least, their members in at this time, as an appropriate introduction to the tion of this territory to this country, we black-real regroes. Will Mr. Jefferson accounts which are annexed to it.

deem it wholly unnecessary to make any who has certainly no scruples, when he

remarks at this time.--For our prelent wishes to debzuch the wife of a friend, or

• The editor of the Aurora has presen. | purpose it is of no importance whether it defraud his creditor, or recompence a flat

led the good people of these United States
with an inflated, bombastic, and absurd

was expedient to pay fifteen millions of terer, or get rid of an enemy, will he make Port of a thing, for we know of no fpe

money for what we have acquired or not.any delicate objections ? or are we to be. cific

It is sufficiently degrading to our national lieve the account oi the French traveller

name by which to designate it,

character that ihe people of our country whercin he has enumerated the blesings in the Souther Staies, who mentions that

Mould be bound to obey a summons com. though a planter would have no objection Louisiana. The words are arranged much we are to expect from the purchase of

ing to them in the form which this ap. to seep with a slave, he would disdain to fee her sit at the same table. in the manner of an inscription on a comb.

An order has gone forth froin

William Duane, that ibe husbandman stone ; and had we not oblerved, that it is The time will come when a foreign

should leave his field, the mechanic his headed “ NATIONAL JUBILEE,” wc in uld enemy will menace this country. Perhaps have supposed, at the first glace, that it

Thop, the lawyer his cflice, and the cler. the day is not far off; for the people are

diman his study, to ailemble and rejoice! was an epitaph on fume defunct democrat rich enough, and the government pufillan-ll of fuperior importance to liis party. It is

Paddy has issued his proclamation require mous enough to invite an Invader. How

ing she attendance of all true patriots sufficiently long to comprize a catalogue Thail we then be proleted ?-By the

throughout the union,” his alsociate of the many virtues, respler:dent talents Southern States ? Take away those wbites and important public frvices of an Alter,

Whigs of '76, “ to hold a great national

telliva!," - to celebrate the acquisition of who mustreinaia to watch over the Slaves a' Boileau, a Michell, or an Ogle ; of and how many will their be, to act against

Louisiana." !! Now, Americans, could Samuel Silter, of even the well known the enemy?--Officers enough ?-Yes, the Dr. Leib, or any other patrict of equal

2..y thing have been wanting to complete South is the seat of our privileged orders. probily and equal notoriety : nay se

the climax of impudence, in a fellow who But Soldiers?'as before, in the yeomanry might have taken it for a funeral eulogium,

bas Leon but a few yeais in our country, of the Northern States. Who fought the

and who elcaped irvin the justice of other in the flyle of an lift dirge, in which battles of Independence? Who freed Vir. were recounted the fobriety, chafiity, and

countries to icftru&t us in our rights and ginia and the Carolinas from the British decency of Thomas Paine, or the dringer.

duties, it now appears in this his proclatroops when aided by their slaves ? It was ested patriotism, devetional piely, and

mation. By what authorily does he call the men of the Norih he now destined chriflian nicchiels of his friend Thomas

upon you 10 rejoice? is be the vassals of the South. But I will not del.

your uili? and are you bound to obey his Jefferson. Buiche fame of these worthies pair. The purchase of Lonifiana at ex. is recorded in the annals of our country,

fummons ? Ilave you not profitable em, pense of 25 millions of dollars for the aug. and will be suboritied in the admiration

p!og menis for thai day; notbing uselul

for yourselves and families ? Have you mentation of the Southern interest, muft and praise of future generations.

not seen enough of the fruits of " fucki

nears.

organ of

lowed a gun,

ernor !”

We arc

Festivals in France ? In short will not the ble, and after dinner drank the following More of the Festival, or mistakes of a day. 12th of May be spent more satisfactorily to toafts, intermingled with patriotic and lenyourselves, and far more honorably to your timental songs, and attended with a gun

A day or two previous to the 12th of May, the country, by the faithful performance of at each toast.'

shipping in the harbour of New.York, displayed the

usual signal of mourning (colours half.mast high) your accustomed duties, than by wasting it

We cannot believe one word of this. It is im. on account of the death of a master pilot. When in idleness, drunkenness, gluttony and

possible that a company of men could open their the festival day arrived, a few ships were d essed at riot ?''

gullers so wide as to swallow toasts, intermingled sun-rise ; but by cirelessness or design a very large

wich songs, and attended with a gun each.' It must American flag appeared at half-mast. Our Hudson Democrats, prompt to obey the com.

This signal mands of such shining patriots as Captain STRAD. be a fib. If we had been told that John C. Hoge.

was supposed to announce some melancholy event, boom, and all the rest of the company, swallowed

and before ten o'clock almost every ship in the harDLEPole and Captain DAGGERMAN (as Duane and Cheetham have been humorously nicknamed by

one gun, we might have believed it; but it is in. bor, was dressed in mourning. At this time, two credible, that a gun was swallowed at every toast,

sailors who were keeping it up on shore, strolied to the editor of the Evening Post) made arrangements We must be greater gulls than the democrats them.

the wharf, where a brother tar anxiously enquired, at an early day, to celebrate the glorious event of selves, to give credit 10 such a mammoth of a story.

who was dead, “Oh, damme, Jack, nobody dead,', the cession of Louisiana. Ambrose Spancer's neph.

replied one of them, all the people are rejoicing ew, like William Mooney of New-York, published Next follow the toasts ; and Holt, at the close

for Louisiana.'' For Louis XVIII!" exclaimed his · Notice,' and the two 'esqrs' opened their of the first, takes care to tell us that cheers were o.

Jack_" why I heard as how he was crown'd; but books to receive the nanies of such as wished to parmitted. No wonder-if every democrat had swal

I didn't think that republicans would rejoice at take of the festival. At length the glorious and

it may be supposed that little cheering

that."-"No, no,--'tis no such thing," rejoined the happy' day arrived ; and the Bee has told us a pom.

could be expected. Huwever, this is as great a fib third_" they are rejoicing for Lewis the new gov. pous story about the business.

The insect saya,

as the former : For there was such a cheering and • the republicans of this city and vicinity partook of

bawling that every sober citizen in the vicini:y of a festival,' &c. We have been informed that every the Coffee House, was nearly distracted with the

A VALUABLE PAPER. nook and corner of the county was raked to inake

noise. up a j-lly company, and after all, the whole num As to the toasts, they are dull and insipid erough No paper stands bigher in the estimation ter that partook, was less than sixty. Now, we in all conscience. In one of themi George Clinton

of the public than the CHARLESTON COUpresume that this is 110t meant to be understood as is toasted as our furure vice-president. If our de. the republican streng:h cf the county. The elec.

RIER ; but its being published daily, has mociats will wait patiently a few weeks, their mas. tion i.self tells better than this. There are two or ters will inform them that De Witt, and not George

prevented its extensive circulation in the three ways, however, that the thing may be ac is to be · our future vice president.' -Another of northern quarter of the union. counted for. Perhaps some people who vote the the toasts is left incomplete. I have therefore taken herefore happy to announce that a country democratic ticket, kave not threats wide enough to the liberty to fill up the blanks. swallow filteen millions of dollars, if never 30 high

paper, containing all the intelligence and ly seasoned with mountain salt Perilaps others who

Louisiana, the object of envy, of editorial matter of the COURIER, is to be 2re persoaded to vote that ticket, have a better use

wonder, of admiration ! Let us prize the commenced in the month of September for their money, than to squanderit in earing, drink.

wisdom (cowardice) which attained for ing and rioting. Perhaps others again (unfortunaie America this land of milk and honey

next, and to be published twice a week. wights) who were familiarly taken by the hand ca [pudding and molaites )--[at the expence Price five dollars per annum, payable in election days, were deemed too low to gormandize

of 15 000.000] procured our country an advance.--Subscriptions will be received and get drunk with the better sort So, it is almost inexhaudible (mountain of fall] and bes. at the Balance-office, by needless to erquire why the company was so small, rowed on the whole world of oppre Mion

H. CROSWELL. or why the procession cut such a droll figure. [the rogues of all nations] a blelled asy. The insect next says,

lum." “ The day was ushered in by a dif.

7 Readers will observe, in the Bal. charge of eighteen rounds from Captain

AT NE W.YORK, Jenkins's artillery, and the other ufual de.

ance Advertiser of this day, notice of a

The procession, on the abive-mentioned day, is monstrations of joy."

piece of villainy, of a species almost withdeclared, by the editor of ihe Evening Post, to have The Day must certainly be much obliged to been “ the shabbies! ever seen in that city on any

out a parallel ; and we are informed that Capiain Jenkins's artillery, for this handsome and occasion." Cheetham says that srveral societies

several other acis of the kind have been modest ushering in. But what were those other joined the procession. This is denied in the Post. perpetrated--that not only cows, but othdemonstrations of joy,' of which we are told ' I am lle says, 100. • Bells in the city rang,” Mr. Cole. er beasts have been maimed in a shockirg informed, the bell tolled most dole fully ; but I con man allows him to be correct in this, and adds

manner. Mr. Paddock offers a generous sider this to be ra:her a whimsical demonstration of “ 'Tis true, the Brick Meeting-Hcuse and Jailbells joy.

reward for the deicction of the brutita rang, and perhaps the State-Prison bell." CheetAt noon another federal falute was ham concludes by asserring that “there was a very

monsters who committed these acts; and fired from Windmill-bill."

general suspension of business." Mr. Coleman, in it is presumed that every magiflrate, peace This is all in character. In such Quixotic expe. reply remarks, " To publish a falshood which re

officer and good citizen, will feel it a du-, quires at least a contradiction to refute it, is not out dicions, windmills generally hold a conspicuous place.

ty to affift in bringing the wretches to punof this fellow's ordinary track ; but to publish a lie For this exploit, Capt. Don Quixote justly deserves that every man who reads it must know to be a lie,

ithmeat.

May 22. the title of Knight of the Winamıll.

requires the impudence of the devil himself."The insect winds up his paragraph in such a com.

The editor of this paper having been at New-York, ical manner, that it is pretty difficult to understand

at the time, knows Cheetham's assertion to be it. However, we will give it verbatim, and the

09 CORRESPONDENCE. wholly false. reader must explain it as well as he can.

A humorous and accurate account of the proceed • A TATTLER,' will see the propriety of withold“ The company sat down at two, Johnings at New York, appears in the Evening Post, ing his conimunication from the public. We regret, C. Hogeboom, Elq. at the head of the ta and shall be at:ended to next weekrom

that it does not " prove to be applicable.".

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THE

ON THE ART OF THINKING,

juft; but where is the use of preserving | kind of contemplations. Because the know,
infant trees in full grown woods destined ledge it thereby acquires, is of all others the
loon to be cut down for timber, fuel, or excellent knowledge ; and both in regard
clearing the land. In such cases ten or of i:s object and its end ; the object of it
twenty acres may be fenced off, where being God, and the end of it eternal hap.
there are springs, and the cattle be turned piness.
out in the sealon of the leaf ; Ifihe tempel

The great end of religion is to make us tation of a little salt or meal given occa.

like God, and to conduct us to the enjoyment - agricultural. fionly, will not keep them !rom wander.

of him. And whatever hath not this plain ing. This may be a constant e£tablish.

tendency, and especially if it have a con. E X TRACT.

ment, to save 'pring pasturage, till the
grass shall have a little grown. At the

trary, men may call religion (if they please) present moment, something is indispenfi.

but they cannot call it out of its name. FROM THE REPOSITORY.

And whatever is called religious knowl. ble ; for many caule are dying, more will immediately suffer, and famine is a general this end, is not religious knowledge ; but

immediately fuffer, and famine is a general ledge, if it does not direct us in the way to SUBSTITUTE FOR HIY. preparation for contagious and other dir

something else falsely so called. And eases.

some are unhappily accustomed to such an Hallowell, March 20. HE alarming want of hay in

abuse of words and understanding, as r.ot many parts of Maine a little retired from

only to call, but to think those things reli. the sea, makes it necessary to recollect

gioils, which are quite the reverse of it, how cattle were formerly lupplied in win.

and those notions religious knowledge,

me onitorial Department. ter, upon new farms in this District.

which lead them the lartheit from it. Browse from various hard wuod trees and

The sincerity of a true religious princi. hemlocks, in those times frequently pre To aid the cause of virtue and religion. ple, cannot be better known, than by the served their store caule and sometimes their

readiness with which the thoughts advert work cattle, through the latter parts of the

E X TRACT.

to God, and the pleasure with which they winter, with the aid of salt. Paths were

are employed in devout exercises. And made through the snow to trees cut down

though a perlon may not always be so for this or for other purposes; and by the

well pleased with hearing religious things addition of Indian corn or meal it will an.

talked of by others, whose different taite, swer for working cattle. Indian corn will

(CONCLUDED.)

sentiments, or manner of expreffion may alone support horses. To fhew the use of

have something disagrecable; yet if he corn, we must remember that a ton of hay

ACCUSTOM yourlelf to speak natur.

have no inclinaiion to think of them him. (or 20 hundreds) will be only double the

ally, pertinently, and rationally, on all felt, or to converse with himselt about weight of 20 bushels of corn, at 56 pounds

futjects, and you will soon learn to think them, he hath great reason to fufpeet that (or half a long hundred) the bulher. But so on the best ; especially if you often

his heart is not right with God. But if ihe 20 bushels of corn will not, at present converle with those persons that speak, he frequently and delightfully exercise his prices, be so dear as the ton of hay; and

and those authors that write in that man. mind in divine contemplations, it will not yet the corn will be more nourishing, as

only be a good mark of his fincerity, but well as more easily obtained, since it may

Such a regulation and right manage of the best and most useful thoughts, and

will habitually difpofe it for the reception be imported, and can more easily be carried about by being halt the weight and of ment of your thoughes and rational pow.

fit it for the noblest entertainmenis. little bulk. But corn must not be given

ers, will be of great and gederal advan. whole to cattle ; for they will not digeft | knowledge, and a good guard again the importance lor a man to take heed what

tage to you, in the pursuit of youthful Upon the whole then, it is of as great Teadiiy, as may be seen by inspecting | levities and frantic Pallies of the imagina. I thoughts he entertains as what company he their manure. It must be ground more or lefs; which multiplies its surfaces and lef.

tion. Nor will you be sensible of any keeps ; for they have the same effect upfons its buik, as well as cracks its shell.

disadvantage attending it, excepting one, on ihe mind. Bad thoughts are as iniecIf made into bread, it will be farther ad

viz. its making you more sensible of the tjons as bad company ; and good thoughts vanced towards digestion by means of heat ;

weakness and ignorance of others who folace, inftruét,' and entertain the mind, and the iarne if boiled, provided the cattle

are often taking in a random, inconse- like good company. And this is one great will eat it, which in time of diftrefs, they l quential manner; and whom it may often | advantage of retirement ; that a man may may perhaps soon be made to do. It be more prudent to bear will, than con choose what company he pleases from

wir hin himself. ought io beibe business of the females in tradi&t. But the vast benefit this method a farmer's family to make che corn when will be of in tracing out truth, and detec.

As in the world we oftener light into bad ground and cooked, palatable to the cattle, 1 ting error, and the fatistaction it will give

company than good, so in folitude, we for it has been found that the French cav. you in the cool and regular exercises of

are ottener troubled with impertinent an! alry do with iwo thirds of the oats when

self employment, and in the retaining, smoaked 24 hours, which are necessary, it pursuing, and improving good and useruiunprofitable thoughts, than entertained will

agreable and uieful ones. And a m17 given dıy.-As to browse, the buds are thoughts, will more than compenfate that

That baih so far loft the command of him. Dow swelling taft, and afford abundance petty disadvantage.

self, as to lie at the me.cy of every foolih of it. Leaves also in a few weeks will

2. It we would have the mind furnish

and vexing thought, is much in ine lume appear, and then the calele may be turned ed and entertained with good thongh's,

fituarion as a hoy, whole house is open into the woods. Some are fearful that we mult inure it to religious and moral

to all corners; who, though they thill destroy their woods by this subjects.

nosív, rude and troublefone, he cannot get mcans; and if the woods are young, and It is certain the mind cannot be more riid of; but with this difference, that the designed to be preserved, the fear may be nobiy and ulefully employed than in such I latter has some :ecompense lur liis troue

ner.

ever lo

ble, the former none at all; but is robbed 1) pofterity with so much baggage. He, who of vessels. The expence would be trifling, of his peace and quiet for nothing. of all our poets is the lightest and airiest in when compared with the advantages that

Ol fuch vast importance to the peace, as his style, is most volumnious and lieavy I would result from it: for besides making well as the improvement of the mind, is in the external appearance of his works. the passage fate, it would improve the har. the right regulation of the thoughts. | They have been four times published in bor of New York, by preventing the strong which will be my apology for dwelling fo quarto, and loaded with a great number current which occasions much damage to long on this branch of the subject ; which is of things which should have been reject. | the shipping; and would, at the same time, I shall conclude with this one observation ed. A hungry editor, says he, is glad of form a commodious bridge from New. more; that it is a very dangerous thing to this trash to fill up a volume, which he

York to Long. Illand. think, as too many are apt io do, that it is thinks not sufficiently large. Such abuses After this hint, it is to be hoped that a matter of indifference what thoughts they prevail in literature, and almost every some able hand will take up the subject, entertain in their hearts ; since the reason | kind of trade. There are merchant ships, and give it a fair investigation. of things concur with the testimony ot and there are pirates : the world is full of the holy fcriptures to allure us, that the these frauds.

NEW INVENTED BEDSTEAD. allowed thought of foolishness is fin.

All kinds of games, except chefs, appeared to Voltaire insipid. He acknowl A PATENT for a new invented Bed.

edged them inventions absolutely necessa. stead has been obtained by Messrs. Gil. Literary Gleanings. ry

tor those who had neither business nor man and Jackson, of Portsmouth. This other diversion, and who had but that re. invention prevents the inconveniences fource.

which attend the fixing, putting up and FOR THE BALANCE. Soon as the cards appear, behold,

taking down the common Bedstead. It is

secured without screws. But little more

Fop, fool, peer, priest, seer, cit, young, old, THERE was no fcribbler, says M

ime is required for putting up and taking

With ardent eye devour the pack, Mercier, who did not write to Voltaire. And stake their bliss on red and black;

down this Bedstead, than for doing the He was so kind as to answer all their let Fill up the horrid void of thought,

jame by the leaves of a dining table. ters, because they flattered his extensive With battles all by avarice fought. self-love. It was the traffic of vanity, in

From a London Paper. which much was said, and nothing meant. An author cannot always lubmit to the Voliaire had been olien known to retra&t, censures of his friends. Somebody hav.

NET SOUNDING INSTRUMENT. after the death of authors, the praises he ing advised Voltaire to make several alhad bestowed on them while living ; ancirerations in one of his pieces, " There

A patent has been granted for a new in. disavow, in conversation, the flatteries he are, said he, conftitutional diseases; a strunient or apparatus ior taking the found. so liberally difpented in his writings.-- person who has a hunch back, cannot ings at sea with more certainty and corredi. There are no less than seven authors, “ be cured of it ; iny child has a hunch, ness than las bitherto been done. The follow known, to whom he had either faid og yet he is in very good health."

ing is as correct a description of it as the na. wro!e ; I confider you as my heir. You

ture of the subject will admit :- The apThall supply wy place. You will be my Voltaire compared the framers of fyf- \ paratus consists of a sounding weight, a. fucceffor. And other expressions to the tems to those who dance a minuet, who bout 18 inches long, she body of which same purport. Among these, fome may are in continual motion without advanc. contains a register with tivo dials, with an perhaps have imitated his manner with ing a lep, and who conclude by returning iron or brass rod, iwelve inches long, and fuccels, but certainly France has not pro to the place from whence they set out. a tin buoy, air tight about fix inches duced seven Voltaires.

{quare, and four decp. To the bottom of Somebody having said to him, How can Voltaire used to relate, as an instance the buoy is secured a pair of spring tongs, you flatter so extravagantly such indiffer- l of the bewitching nature of gaming, that one end of which reits on a hook, and the ent writers ? These authors, already lote had known an old woman, formerly spring part of the tongs is fixed to a rotavain, will be quite out of their senses with addicted to play, and extremely indigeni, tor, or revolving apparatus. This apparayour praises. What would you have me who used to make broth for some other tus is composed of copper, or other metal. do ? replied he ; I have no other way to poor players, for the sake of being permit IC vanes. The tube must be air tight, a. get rid of them. Would you have me ied to look on.

bout 12 inches long, and one inch and a tell them they are magpies, when they im.

half diameter, with a conical point, 2agine themselves eagles ? They would not

bout four inches in length. The vaces are believe me, and I should but arm their van. Improvements, &c. foldered to the cube in a spiral direction, ity against myself,

so as to produce a rotatory mction round Suated, like the great, between flatteFROM THE COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER.

the axis of the cube when sent into the wa. ry and malignity, he endeavored to cheril

On e.ch vane is a regulator, whose the one, and restrain the other.

PROPOSED IMPROVEMENT.

office is to make a rorator perform a certain

number of revolutions in a given space, All the editions of Voltaire's works con TAKING into consideration the difailcorresponding with the calculations of it.e taio a great number of pieces which are culty of the pastage of Hellgate at the best wee's of the register. The rotators are not his. He sometimes would say my in- of times, the loss of time, and the damage to be adjusted hy experiinent in water, to ventory is already made oul, though I am frequently sustained by accidents, it is ve. correspond with the regiflers to the great. ort yet dead, and every one inseris some ry remarkable ihat no improvement of the left nicety, ihat is to a certain the space the of his goods to obtain a sale for them. H. navigation of that place has ever been pro. machine will defcend by every revolution Sometimes wrote to the publishers : Do poset. This palinze might be rendered of the rotator. By aliering the angles, not print such a number of things afcrib. perfectly safe and easy, hy a dam across and the size or the vancs, the rotator may ed to me, ibere is no travelling down to the river, with a lock for the conveyar.ce be made to revolve in any desireu space.

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