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on the occasion. It is to be

regretted that

to look out for some good boats for light she was so situated, that it was impossible i cruizers, and to forward some necessary to have brought her out.

fupplies to our unfortunate countrymen. On the night of the 3d January, the If I find on the translation of the brig Syren, capt. Stuart, and ketch Ic. pers that the vellel is Turkish properiy, I

trepid, of 4 guns, fitted for the purpose, ihall release her, together with all the peo. Be it our weekly task,

and commanded by capi. Decatur, with ple the captain claims, viz, an officer of To note the passing tidings of the times.

70 volunteers from the squadron, failed for the Captain Pacha, three Turks, and feven >>>>>300<<<<<<

Tripoli, with orders to burn the frigate in Greeks; the remainder amounting to a.

that harbour. They this day returned, bout sixty, Tripolitans and flaves, telung. Hudson, M.ly 22, 1804. having executed my orders much to my li ing to the Bathaw and his subjects, I thail lalislacion.

keep as prisoners. I have written to the New York Election. On the night of the 16 h ult. capt. De. Balhaws proposing an exchange, and !

catur, entered the harbour of Tripoli, with hope this capture will enable me to release MAJORITIES.

the keich, laid her along side the frigate, some of our countrymen ; or at any rdie

and in a gallant and officer-like manner, it will afford us considerable advantage in

LEWIS. * Columbia,

boarded and carried her against all oppofi any negociation for a ransom or peace.

128 *Groen?,

* I have this day had indirect propria's 28

tion. After gaining complete po ifcflion, *Nev.York,

he proceeded to fire her with fuccefs, and from the Bathaw for a peace. He is was *Albany,

leli her in a blaze, in which the continuedling to restore the brigade Philadelphia for a

402 *Delaware,

until she was totally consumed. He had | schooner, and he wisi give up our officers

39 *Oneida,

none killed and only one wounded. The and men for 500 dollars each. I believe

395 *Rensselaer,

Tripolitans had between 20 and 30 men that on thele terms he woulil make peace,

265 *Kings,

but he demands an annual ftipend for keep 26

killed on her deck.-One large boat load *Queens,

made their escape, fume men ran below ing it, such as the Swedes or Dines pay

233 #Richmond, and perished in the flames : but the great him, amounting to

dollars per a 3 *Westchefier, part jumped overboard.She was inoor num, payable in

This we cught 423 ed close to the batteries, with all her guns

never to accedeio, as it would fimulate the *Rockland,

411 *Orange,


loaded and two of their corsairs full o avarice of the other Barbary puwers, and

men, lay within half musket shot of her.l, probably induce them to declare wära. Schoharie,

A fire was kept upon the ketch by the bargainst us." 460

teries, Bashaw's castle and corsairy. Noi

513 *Herkimer, a musket or pistol was fired by our men,

Extract of a letter

fom Commodore Preble *Dutchers,

every thing was settled by the (word. to the Secretary of the Navy, daled *Onondaga,

The Syren anchored without the har. Malta, Jan. 20, 1804.

bour to cover the retreat of the Keich, " I have received further *Montgomery,


sals in. and sent her boats to alliit, but unfortu. dircaly) from the Balhaw : he appears to Tioga,

430 *Saratoga,

nately they did not arrive in season, as the be willing to give ire as many of our ofk.

735 *Suffolk,

busine's was accomplifhed, and the Ketch cers and men as I have Tripolitans in ex

1026 *Washington,

on her way out, before the boats met her. change-for the remainder I fufpcét he is

649 *Ontario & Genefee,

Had they got in fooner, it is probable fome willing to take foo doils, for each and make

312 Sieuben,

of the Tripolitan Corsairs would have shar. peace without any considerable or annual 50 ed the face of the frigate.

tribute, and give us a frigaie ivr a schooner. Cavuga & Seneca,

650 *Clinton,

Very relpectully, I am, dear Sir, Theie terms my perhaps be thought fa-
Your obedient servant,

vorable by the United Siates. fend Eliex,


a veffel to Cul. Lear to consult hiin, and *Chenango, 345

in the mean tiine take the necella y feps · The returns marked with an asterisk (*) are correct, the oti ers have been caught

Extrait of a letter from commodore Pre for lefiening the Bulhaw's expectations.' from mere report, we cannot therefore

ble to the Secretary of the Navy, dated, vouch for their authenticity.

Malta Harbour, January 14th, 1804

Extrait of a letter from an officer of the

“ The coast of Tripoli is extremely dan. U.S. frigate Priladelphia, dared in Cat Calvert, of the sh'p Mary, arrived at l'hi.

gerons at this season of the year, but I prison, Tripoli, 6th Dec. 1803. ladelphia from Cadiz, brought the following copy

could not avoid paying it a visit, and on I wrote you on the 29 ult. fince which of a letter from Commodore Preble, to John Gavi.

the morning of the 231. ult. I captured a most of us have received a inpply of 20, E:9. our Consul at Cadiz.

vessel in light of Tripoli

, which lelt that clothing from the oficers of the U. S. Unitz í States Frigate Conflituton,

port in the night, bound to Bengaza. fchooner Vixen cruising in the Meditera

She was under Turkish colours, and nav.
Syracuje Harbour, Feb 7, 1804

nean, which came apropos, as we were igate! by Turks and Grecks, but hasi on obliged to reinain a day or two without John Gavino, E'q.

board two Tripoline ollicers of distinction, covering until the only fairts we were DEAR SIR-I have the pleasure to an a fun of one of the officers, a untober o in poff:ffijn of were welhed and dricde zource to you the pleafing intelligence Tripoline soldiers, and forty-two black I have reason to be extrem !v graiciul for of the capture and destruction of the Tri

men and women, flaves belonging to the the politeness of Mr. John Lyou, of the po'ine higate of 4.1 guns, (late the United Buhaw and his fubjects, and a finall fum Vixen, who has been fo kind as to forward Sates frigate Philadelphia,) by the United of about one thousand dollars in money, me some linen and a blanket from Milla, Sia:cs keich Intrepid, of four guns and 70' Tripoline property.

which have enabled me to feel more commen, commanded by capt. Dictur, ofike "My object in coming over here was fortable than before. At a time when eve Enterprize, who volunteered bis Services to attend to the tranllations of the papers, Iery thing I had in the world was so foul as


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to be loathsome, and without any change the harbour would have drifted on shore | the example of Sylla, the triumver; imiof raiment, how great was my surprise and land went (7) pieces--but her anchors held. tate for a month only, Sylla, the private cit. pleasure to receive his packet; I fall nev, However she can never be of any service izen, and you shall be convinced, that us er forget his kindnels

. In 11r. Nelson, to the Tripolitans. She is much injured compliments of selfish and enslaved prin. the Danish conful, we have also a firm in her bottom, and they are unable io re ces prove no more the standard of merit friend and supporter; since the commence pair her. They most certainly will never in a governor, than the flattery of vile ment of our imprisonment he has left no be able to send her to sea,"

courtiers, or the praise of corrupt counmeans untried to alleviate our situation.

sellors. He has been of all others the most zealous


“ But as this will probably be the last in our behalf, and has not only supplied us

FROM MOREAU TO BONAPARTE. time that you will hear from me, consider with blankets to shelter us from the cold, “ The letter which we now publish, has

what I now tell you not as the envious dec. which at this season is very sharp and un. been circulated all over Paris for this

lamation of an imprisoned rival general, comfortable, but with books to pass away week, and many thousand copies have

but as the genuine effusions of the mind of our time more agreeable. His disintereit been fent into the departments. We re.

a dying patriot, who forgives his death ed kindness and politeness ought never to print it, however, that foreigners may

and your ingratitude. You pretend that be forgotten by Americans,

read what this moment excites so much my country.men are happy, and satisfied Last week we were unexpectedly visited interest in France. It is addressed to

with your government.

Let it be so, by one of the bafnaw's officers who in " Mynfieur Bonaparte, the Firft Con. though llaves can have no opinion, or at broken English delivered the following la.

But you are ful, by Ciiizen Moreau, the Victor of || least dare not express one. conic message-" To night nothing—-10 Hohenlinden, now a close prisoner in

mortal as well as myself. It you love morrow to the castle-good night," which the Tenple."

Frenchmen, let not their happiness depend was construed thus : that we should remain " TO MONS. BONAPARTE, FIRST CONSUL.

upon your life. You have too much sense undifturbed !or that night, but that in the From tbe Dungeon of the Temple, Ventose 10tb,

not to know that with you, the Consulate morning we should be conduêted to the

Year XII, March 1, 1804 for lite will expire in the Bonaparie fami. castle. No sooner had the sun gilded our


ly, and other pretenders of other upstart prison windows, than springing from our

"Since your ambition requires more vic families combat for, annihilate or occupy flinty couches, we packed lip our ward- tims, strike, but do not calumniate those a consular throne, of only a few years robe, which required but little time to do, you butcher. Wade in the blood of in standing. As to your right of appointing as the clothes we wear conflituted the

nocence, but spare honour in taking away a successor in your will, remember that

life. greater part of it, and anxiously expected

Louis XIV. the royal descendant of fifty our guard-our prfon door soon untolded,

" If you expiat from me the supplicant's Kings,was, after a reign of upwards of threeand we were conducted amid crowds of petition, read no farther. In this dungeon score years, not five minutes a corpse be.

fore his will was overturned; a will approgaping people whom curiosity or the hope where your tyranny bas plunged me, I of plunder had collected, to the moft drea.

any more elevated than you upon your un ved by the princes of his blood, registered ry place imaginable-it was a large and furped throne. So say all just men of in the parliament, and applauded hy all

liis couitiers; and hat ile duke of Maine gloomy apartment: the walls were entirely I contemporaries, and future ages will conblack and dripping with unwholesome

firm their sentence. No, Sir, on the bor. was shut up as a prisoner when he expected damps, and the vaulting ceilings hung

der of eternity I call you to account for to rule as a regent. with cobwebs : the ground broken and

your treason against my country and a. To prevent our children aud grand uneven afforded shelter io the innumerable gainst myself. Do gainst my felt. Do you remember our

children from suítering the wretchedness vermin that inleited this place : the pror

mutual agreement on the 8:h November, of their forefathers by turns tormented by peet black and dreary, Siigian darkness

1799 ? Talleyrand, Sieyes, and Le l'evre anarchy, or crushed by tyranny ; and reigned around, and the only light which

were present.--I promised to die by your from witnefing those scenes of horror and was admitted, was from á fmall grated corial tyrants. You swore to establish a

fide in the attempt of moving the Direc. scandal, we have seen ; recall the legal window in the roof; which fecbly glim

heir to the throne of France ; and limit mering served to make i he darkness vilble.

government, not depending upon the life ll leveraily his authority ; make him a King As my eye glanced over the apartment it

of one individual, nor tyranical but firin, hut not a Despot. Such was the plan of reminded me of such as I have read of in

ilable and liberal ; bellowing fredon on Pichegru and myself, and of Georges : old romances. This place more fiu for the

Frenchmen, and worthy to obtain by grat. and with this plan your prelervation was abode of demons, than of morta's, was

itude from foreign nations, that confidence neceffarily conrecied, because we wanted the habitation of our brave crew, this like.

and elleem, which your predeceffor and your fortune, your talents, and your rank, wise was to be our prison,

your fell bave commanded by the dread of as well as our own services, to watch the We remained here in a molt comfortless

your bayonets. When I shortly after reign of a foreigner, who, though mil.

wards went to lead armies--dilorganized fortunes may have made him prudent, condition when by the bashaw's orders we

and defeated -- your last words were :-!!ufferings liberal, and gratitude juft ; may, were reconducted to our ancient prison, a

love of your country.; be vielo-by relatives less patriotic than hinilelf, Le palace compared to that in which we had

rious, and France shall force admiration, empted to extend his power. pelled the day, I never lelt so much pleal

even from her rivals and foes, by the lib. "I dely your grand judge and his horde vre in my life at reaching an old home,

erty she enjoys at home, and the generosity of spies to prove any thing contrary !! We are yet quartered here,

ojo her external negociations! How bave i ibis affertion. My wife, my mother in

you fulbilled i hele gicat promises ? How law, and my bro:her, know nothing of Extract of an other letter dated Dec. 6. have you setpected these caths ? In my this loyal undertaking. I should regard

“ There has been a very violent gale of degradied country, I see nothing but cring the day of my death with greater fatistac. wind these several days paft. Three Tuning flaves & proud tyrants ;

tion than those of my triumphs, could I rilen vessels were driven on more near men and infamous spies. Every where in but hope that it ferred to make my coun. this town, one of which went to pieces Europe, from Sicily to Nioscow, yourselt i try flourihing, my fellow citizens free and and every soul perished—and we were in are alike feared and derelied. Dcay those profperous, and worthy of liber:ý aud hopes that our lip which was moored in faes if you can! You have long tollowed | prosperity.”


know your

The Wireath.



TOM HOGGARD was a waggish lad,

As any in the village ;
And three loan steeds were all he had,

For riding, draught, ard tillage.

With faggots to the neighbouring town

Ofi crept his creaking waggon, While slow, along the dusty down,

Behind the Swain would lag on.


And always, as that road he passid,

A bonney Scot would meet him,
With weighty pack his shoulders gracid,

And thus was sure to greet him :

• Ho! Joskin, laddy, what 'd'ye buy?

I've muslins choice and plenty, Lawns-laces-cambrics- purchase, try,

I warrant I'll content ye.'

• But tell me plainly what you want ?'

In the French Encyclopædia is an ac. The testy Scotchman grumbled,

count ftill more aftonishing. A young col. • Why-what your walking ware-house han't,'

legian rofe while asleep, in order to com. The crafty Thonias mumbled.

pose a sermon. He wrote it correctly, Then added with a sneering smile,

read it over from beginning to end, or at • Your search, you may forbear it ;

least appeared to read it ; made correcI wanted-a vore waggon wheel,

tions, erased lines, and substituted oik. But you ha nothing near it!'

ers ; restored a word forgotten to its place, &c. He composed music, noted it cor.

rectly, after having ruled his paper with Diversity.


cane, and placed the words under toe

notes, without making any mistake. FROM A LONDON PAPER.

THIE ferocity of the tigers in Bengal,
and her uncominon increale within thele

AS a late emperor was once palling the

river Beh on horseback, ai a place wiele few years, have rendered the hunting of them a business of recefiity. The fol

it falls into the Seboo, he was in inminent lowing account of the manner of killing danger of being drowned, when one of chem has been tranimitted to us by a gen

the Negrocs plunged into the frea:n, and tleman lately returned from India :

saved his life, at the risque of bis own. Wieg a tiger is to be hunted, the per- Nave inewed marks of exultation at his

Having preserved his royal master, the sons who are to engage in the pursuit get good fortune. But Sede Malıomet draw. in!o a pavillion, which is placed on the

his sabre, with one blow almoft fer. back of an elephant, and are attended by several well trained dogs, that beat

ered his heal from his body : exclaiming the country before them. The elephants Rood in need of his alliance to save a

“ here is an infidel, to suppose that God are cruined to the employment, and carry five or fix persons in the pavillion. The despot being once reproached by a Frencia

sheriff's life.”-The íane ingnanimus elephant follows the dogs till he gains contul for not perfoi ming a promise made scent of the tiger, which he does at a

him, answered, “takeit thou me for an considerable distance, as his senses are ex

infidel, that I must be the fave of my tremely acute. He imicdiately raises

word-know that it is in my power to his trunk in the air, and is very anxious

(ay and unsay whatever and whenever I to prevent it from being seized by the enOn this Ggnal, the hunters prepare

please.” to fire, and the dogs rush towards the ciger who no sooner perceives the elephant TERMS OF THE BALANCE, than he stands mctionless, with his inouth

FOR 1804 and claws extended, roaring with a tre. To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and Fifty mendous noife, and watching every mo. Cents, payable quarterly. tion of his adversary. The elephant then To those who receive them by mail, Two Dolapproaches within the length of his trunk,

ars, payable in advance. which he still keeps erect ; the two ani To those who take their papers at the office, in ma's look for an instant at each ciher, and bundles, or cinerivive, a deduction from the city at this period the hunters fire. The shots

price will be made. caufe the tiger to start, on which the ele.

A handsome Title Page and Table of Contents phant seizes him with his trunk, and dex.

will accompany the last number of the volume. trously lifting and throwing hinn on the

Advertisements inserted in a handsome and coa. ground, crushes him to death with his fees.

spicuous manner, in the screriiser wiich accomp? This amusement is now become so nies the Balance. common, and is aiiended with fo little

Ν Ο Τ Ε. danger, that English ladies frequently par. The first and second Volumes of the Balance, iake of it.

may be had on the following terms.

Firii Foli:ne-unbound-

Secout Volume,

Beth Volumes,
AMONG the inexplicable phenomena
of raure, may be reckonca dreaming and

If bound, the price of birding (either plain or el walking in fleep, or the involuntary per

egint) will be added.-- An urbourd volume may be tormance of actions, while afleep, which

sent to any post office in the state for 52 cents poste

age ; or to any post office in the union for 78 cents apparently require volition and refle&tion.

* I have seen a fonambule (lays Vol. taire) but he contented himselt with ri.

PUBLISHED BY ang, dreling, bowing and dancing a min

HARRY CROSWELL, uet, which be performed very well. Al

Warren-Street, Hudson. ter this, he undressed, went to bed again,

PRINTING IN GENERAL 15 EXECUTED and continued to fleep.



Thus once or twice a week at least,

He found himself embarrassid, And studied hard to turn the jest

On hiin who teiz'd and harrass'd.

One day, as usual, on his road,

He met the merchant toiling ;
And haild him thus, . man pitch your load,

And cease from your turmoiling i

I want an article or two,

Come, let us zee your treasure,'
Aye, said the Scotchman, that I ll do,
And that wi' muckle pleasure,'

With this the lumbering pack he pitch'd,

First loosen'd from his shoulders, With wealth of either 1. d enrichd,

The wonder of beholders.

Wi:h two brown hands upon the lid

Tom stood, and lean'd hini over, While Sawney rummag'd every lid

Its beauties to discover.

S 2 $ 2,50 S 4

Ile held bis pieces to the sun,

And claiming due attention, Ilis chapman told, of every one,

The praise he scarce could mention.

• Northis, nor that, Tom oly cried,

Will suit my inclina:ion.'
The trader's smile his heart belied,

That rankled with vexation.


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The Election.

lected from one of the moble families, as a er a bomb-ketch, and under my stern an man calculated “to cherish the interests | Algerine corsair :- But I shall neither of party.” Perhaps they were not ap

Itrike nor run. I fhall neither tack nor T is now ascertained that Morgan | prized of the perfecuting system that would

MY STANDARD IS NAILED TO THE Lewis has succeeded in his election by a be likely to follow the election of such a MAST, and thall never be deserted ! very large and unexpected majoriry~by a candidate. Perhaps, 100, there were some

Notwithstanding the unfavorable immajority that will render him doubly proud good people in this itae, who were not pressions which the former conduct of and vain, if it does not add a single iota to sufficiently acquainted with the Judge's || Judge Lewis has made upon the public his respectability. comfortable doctrine of libels. There

mind, ftill he may pollibly make a good As we have considered this as a very im.

fore, not sensible of impending danger. | governor, and thus disappoint the expec. portant election, we cannot but regret that they have slept upon their poll, while the

tations of both his friends and foes. We it has terminated !o unfavorably to the enemy has entered, and taken possession of

are prepared to give him full credit for ev. the citadel. cause of true liberty and independence.

ery good act ; and we hope to be permit. lle regret that the times have become fo Under these circumstances, prudence ted to give fome account of his bad ones bad, that an eminent ftatesman may be might dictate a humble and servile subblown from public life by the peftiferous mission to the conqueror. To some it

" This new governor breath of an outcast foreigner, while an might appear right to fawn round the feet Awakes me all th' enroll'd penalties insignificant partizan can rise into power of his highness, and implore mercy.

Which have, like unscour'd armour, hung by the

wail and office, by the mere influence of family " When you get your hand in the mouth

So long, that fourteen zodiacs have gone round, and fortune. We regret that, “ in a free We regret that, " in a free l of a lion (faid an old man to the editor)

And none of them been worn ; and for a name country, two opulent, powerful and ex. you had better withdraw it as easy as Now puts the drowsy and neglected act tenfive families, without the least claim | possible."

Freshly on me."

THE EDITOR. to public favor, can form a league so As the editor of this paper has not been ftrong, and lay their plans so deep, as to in the habit of wearing falle coloursrear and lupport a formidable aristocracy." as he has never hesitated explicitly to a

FOR THE BALANCE. We regret that the people have not “Ipir.

vow his lentiments—as his political opinit and independence enough to resist the

ions were the same yesterday as to-day, Mr. Editor, first inroads upon their liberties, and to and are likely to continue the same to the deteat the ambitious projects of the un. end of his life, he will neither truckle to

APPENING to slep into a de. principled invaders of their rights." Fi. the enemy-nor dress up his countenance mocratic printing-office a lew days since, nally, we regret that the federalists, par. in smiles, while his heart is swelling with || I caft my eye over the table, and collectticularly in the northern part of the state, indignation.

ed from a medley of scraps of manuscripts, have viewed the lare contest with such

I have put my little bark in trim, and

the following total indifference. We did believe that have launched into the "tempestuous sea

CROSS-READINGS. Col. Burr would receive the general sup- ll of liberty.” No sooner do I find myselt The republican ticket has carried at the port of the federalists; and we gave our clear of the breakers around the shore, than late election an unprecedented majorityreasons for this beliet previous to the e I am surrounded by a hostile fleet of supe. || For Sale, a likely Race-Horle. leâion.-But perhaps our federal friends rior force. On one Gde, a black and heavy The method observed by Mr. Burr and were not convinced of the necessity of op lip is opening her ports upon me-on the bis adherents will, if not ftrenuosiy oppos. posing the election of Judge Lewis. Per

other, I am annoyed by a uim and fait ed-N. B. Wanted on bire, a horse and haps they did not reflect that he was se- failing frigate. Ovei my bows I discov cart,



The fear lately vacated on the bench, it ciinate warru hypocrites in their tricks to to his palate, when it did not depand of is expected will be-This way, friend, a telude. These demagogues marked the him a cent fur the coffers of his country. word with you.

progress by deception and grew bold by Was this republicansion ? was this confiit. Republicanism is gaining interest be. Cuccess. They began now to censure our ent with that holy principle which cheeryond a parallel---Mr. is appointed bef men, in hopes to gain as much by fian. fully mekus us bear the public bur hens, in the room of

dimil. lening others as boasting of themselves. and share them with our countrymen ? fed.

Every term that party could invent to stig. Was this di&tated by the spirit of equality, The acquisition of Louisiana is one of matize was aflixed on men, who through which yields a reverence in exact propor. the happiest events--- For sale, any quan wars and dangers had proved the falt rion to our means ? No, no; it gives the tiiy of Salt, at a reduced price.

friends of their country. As early as 1793. lie to all falfe and hollow promises of our “ Twenty Gods or one"-Taken, by lihese pretended admirers of republicanim,

ihese pretended admirers of republicamim, Tham patriots. This was the condu&t of virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias, issued adopted a confidential and a public lan. | a lordiing, who is as indifferent to the out of the Supreme Court.

guage to French agents; thole who can burdens of the men beneath him, as he is The reason why the amendment of the shed crocadile tears over the ashes ftudious of his own eare. It resulted from law of libels did not pass the council of of Washing!on employed hirelings to ca. the flase of lociety which Virginia exhib. revision-It is really curious to see the lumniate the father of his country. I its. The people at large are treated mere. falfhoods and misrepresentations of the began at the South and gradually spread. || ly as a mob, they are harrangued as a mob, federal editors.

ing became general even in New England. hey are coinmanded as a mob, and when It is expected that a number of leading || I can remember the indignation it excited. their tyrants have gained their points, they democrats will be raised to the places of The Yankees so detestable to the proud, || leave them in general to their burdens, -Several convi&ts lately escaped from the domineering, popularity-seekers of Vir- || Many of our citizens and rulers thought state-prison, after setting fire to the build-ginia, had generous and grateful fouls. this measure politic. There is something ing.

They remeraberedthat they had ever enjoyed || charming in the repeal of a tax. But we the confidence, and had resolved nobly to should not be deceived by the sound of a defend the hard earned fame of Washing- || thing. lis dele£ts are to decide its char.

ton. But the bold adventurers, who had acter. And let me ask whether this repeal Seleđco.

no character to lose, but every thing to gain, li eased any man's burdens ? No; the trusted to acquire credit from obftinacy in rich who have any principle of patriotism

iallhood and repetition of abuse. --How ma and add generosity to wealth, could not FROM THE REPERTORY.

listened to the tale, who now weep

for feel it: they had no such grovelling mean.

their deeeprion ! how many forgot the vir. ness as to complain. This repeal, there. THE NEW ENGLAND MAN. cues and labours of our best patriots, when fore, without relieving them, tended to

No. II. || they were forever excited to suspicion. continue the burdens of our national debi,

Of all this evil Virginia was the hot-bed. It left the poor and industrious man 10 Demagogues make liberty the pretext of revolution There were projected and ripened schemes support the honor and credit of his coun.

and when government is prostrated, they destroy to injure and to seduce ; there were circu. try, by paying taxes on his few and bard ed the freedom they pretended to pursue. lated the falfhoods of a party, who had not earned comforts, The Nabob rolled on

so much confidence in their own virtues as in unavailing pomp, while the labourer THIS is a true description of men of to expcet honor from their exercise. was left the pack horse in the train. When selfish and unprincipled minds, who ar. They began the infamous work, and dif the Souih freed herself from the petty fume every mark of hypocrisy, which may persed their organs every where.--The el. burdens the bore, the carefully threw the gain admittance to power and honer. They tect was afton:hing--we were made to be. load on the defpiled clowns she thought bellow and prate of the people and their lieve every thing, and the exaggerations of better fit to bear them. The revenue is rights, and in the solemn mockery of pat our own fears hurried us to madnels. To paid and collected in the North. Imposts riotism pursue their schemes of ambition. save our republick, we threw it into the iherelore mav double till the burden is in. People of honest minds are deluded by the hands of demagogues, who made the tolerable. We may be taxed :ill we ́link, ardor of their professions, and from their preservation of liberty a pretex for the rev. for we are as patient and laborious as a own integrity fall vi&tims to deceit and olution they have effected, and will destroy || chill horse. Could we labour without knavery.

that freedom they pictended to pursue. contempt, it might be borne ; but the cup In the change of our administration, Since they have acquired power, in of wormwood must be mixed with gall. and the elevation of our Southern aristoc. what instance have they exhibiied to you Yet a single accident muft increale the e. racy we had of this truth a sad exemplifi. the influence of one Republican princi. vil. These men, who took taxes off cation. In the commencement of the fed. ple.

ple. Their first act, and that on which themselves because they were so econom. eral government they began to declare they most relied for glory and reputation, ical and humble, they wanted no money; their jealousy. They were prying, scru. was the repeal of the excise-We have these men, who boasted of their millions tinizing and critical on all its measures. been so stariled at ihe sound of this word, in their coffers, loft not a ship, and are They talked much and forever of their that few have felt or thought coolly on the crying out for duties, and beg and borzeal, boasted of their past exertions, and subject. It was a duty which affected the row, To obtain money', the Northern lavithed promises like lords. A cool and poor and the virtuous not at all; the peo. States are again called upon. We mult calm people in New England, who speak || ple of small fortunes but little. No: it

bear every weight. The continuance of as they think and act as they feel, were was your degraded and debased tiplers, and the excise which was confined chiefly to ready to give full faith to this fair display the luxurious lordlings who chiefly paid it. our Nabobs, would have placed three milot patriotism. We had not learnt that re But to the whisky drinkers of the South, it lions in our own treasury. But this was not publics like ours were to be scenes of base was the price, the promised price of their i economical, and the prudence of the nation ambition, nor had we learnt from experi. || support. To the Southern aristocrat it is to be exhibited in exhausting us. ence the pride of those who pretended to be was a relief. His wheels could roll unin. Is there in all this any national spirit

, democrats. We did not know all the arts cumbered by too much financial regula. which considers the good of the whole of aspiring, or how much the heat of the tions, and his loaf lugar would be sweeter ' dependent on the happiness and profpera

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