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certain crime which he would not specify, and which he intended to commit ? Tetzel
said, yes, provided they could agree upon RIGHTS OF MAN.
the price. The bargain was struck-The The Wireath.
money paid, and the absolution delivered AN old English Songfter appears to un.
in due form. Soon after this, the gentle. derstand this subject much better than the
man knowing that Tetzel was going from Abbe Sieyes, or even Tom Paine. In
Leipfic, well loaded with cah, way.laid proof we give the following Stanza from
him, and robbed him, and cudgelled him, * Will Chip's True Rights of Man." EXTRACT.
and told him a: parting, that this was the EQUAL rights, equal freedom-may each one pos crime for which he had purchased an al THE SOLDIER'S DREAM.
lution. George, Duke of Saxony a zeal. The richest no more, the poorest no less,
ous friend to the court of Rome, hearing But all rights have their bounds—the riglat to do evil of this robbery, was at first very angry, BY THOMAS CAMPBELL, ESQ. Is, no Rigbe of Man, but a right of the devil.
but being informed of the whole story, Author of the " Pleasures of Hope."
laughed heartily, and forgave the criminal. Our begles had sung, for the night-cloud had Brackenridge was presented to the Govern.
WHEN:he address for removing Judge
THE bill at the grog- shop or tavern is lower'd,
or, it was suggested to him that some of paid cheerfullı, without even examining And the centinel stars set their wa'ch in the sky,
the members of the legislature had said that the items ; the butcher's with some reluc. And thousands had sunk on the ground overpow. the worls of the constitucion “ on an ad cance; the physician's with fill more reluc. er'd,
dress of two thirds of both houses, the gov tance ; and most of all the ill fared au. The weary to sleep, and the wounded to die !
ernor may remove," &c. were imperative, I thor's, who employs his time and talents When reposing that night on my pallet of straw,
and would oblige him to make the removal. to cure the dileases of the mind. By the well-scaring faggot that guarded the slain,
And do they make may mean shall,” said Ai the dead of the night a sweet vision I saw, his excellency. “ I'll let them know that
OF Tom Paine, the republican, and And twice, ere the cock crew, dreamt it again.
in this case may means won'T"-Aud so
renegado, the indignant Editor of the Brit.
ish Critic thus juftly remarks the name Me thought from the battle field's dreadful array,
as well as the doctrines of this profiigate Far, far, had I roam'd on a desclate track,
FROM A LONDON PAPER.
impoftor, are passing from general conTill nature and sunshine disclos'd the sweet way
tempt into perpetual oblivion. To the house of my father, that welcom'd me back: A WAGER betwixt Captains Prescot
[Port Folio) I flew to the pleasant field travelled so oft
and Tucker, of the 5th Light Dragoons, In life's morning march, when my bosom was
was determined on Friday, by a singular
TERMS OF THE BALANCE, I heard my own mountain goats bleating aloft, pleple hunting. The race was run from
FOR 1804. And well knew the strain that the corn-reapers
Chapel-houses, on the west turnpike to To City Subscribers, Two Dollars and Fifty sung Cow-gate, Newcaftle, a distance of about
Cents, payable quarterly. three miles. The mode of running such
To those who receive them by mail, Two DolThen pledg'd-we the wine cup, and fondly we races is not to deviate more than fifteen
ars, payable in advance.
To those who take their papers at the office, in From my home and my weeping friends never to
view, notwithstanding any impediments | bundles, or otherwise, a deduction from the city part ; che riders may meet with, such as hedges,
price will be made. My little one kiss'd me a thousand times o'er, ditches, &c.; the leading horse has the
A handsome Title Page and Table of Contents And my wife sobb'd aloud in the sulness of heart. choice of road to the extent of the limits,
will accompany the last number of the volume. and the other cannot go over the farne Stay! stay with us ! thou art weary and worn,
Advertisements inserted in a handsome and comground, but, ftill preserving those limits, And fain was the war broken soldier to stay ;
spicuous manner, in the Advertiser which accompamust chuse another road for himself. But sorrow return'd with the dawning of morn,
nies the Balance. And the voice in my dreaming ear melted away.
Ν Ο Τ Ε.
The first and second Volumes of the Balance,
man, “ John, have you watered the rum ?” Second Volume, - Curs'd be the hour I first became your wife.'
Yes."-" Have you sanded the brown Both Volumes, ** By all the powers, said Tom, but that's too bad,
sugar ?"_" Yes."
“ Have you wetted If bound, the price of binding (either plain or el You've curs'd the only civil hour we've had.'
the tobacco ?"-" Yes.”_" Then come egant) will be added.--An unbound volume may be in to prayers.'
sent to any post-office in the state for 52 cents posto
age; or to any post office in the union for 78 cents
HARRY CROSWELL, I 'fear she ne'er will hold it ; had no veneration for such superstitions,
Warren-Street, Hudson. She kieps ber bet-Mine's wo.s?, caid Pli!, went to Tezel, and asked him it he could
PRINTING IN GENERAL IS EXECUTED The jade has just now sola it.
fell him an indulgence before hand, for a WITH ELEGANCE AND ACCURACY:
made manifest to the people, they would flates can never afterwards maintain any
revolt at it. Knowing this, the projec. ll considerable consequence in the general Hither the products of your closet-labors bring,
tors of the plan have set their engines of government. Enrich our columns, and instruct mankind. delufion to work to accuse the federalifts Lastly, such schemes of finance are a(the only true friends of the conftitution
dopted, that a principal part of the revenFOR THE BALANCE.
and the union) of baring designs boftile ue of ihe union, is drawn from the com. to the peace of the country. After they merce of the eastern and northern states,
have sufficiently imprefled this idea on the while Virginia, by removing the taxes on HENEVER the anti-federal li public mind, they will proceed to goad
public mind, they will proceed to goad | Whiskey and Coaches, almost avoids any party are disposed to make any great and Icourge the federalists. If this is pa participation of the public burthens. change-whenever they wish to innovate tiently borne, they will be fatisfied and the
With these beginnings, we may soon 'exany old and good institution--whenever union
remain. If not if such con. peat to see our conftitution frittered away, they would filch, from the people any duet should provoke relistance, and a dil. and our federative rights infringed, until right, or commit any other unpopular aël, solution of the union should be the confe.
those states not under the immediate Javor their first object is, to raise a clamor against quence, they hope to throw that blame up. and protection of Virginia, will scarcely their opponents, and charge them with an on the federalists, which belongs exclu. have a privilege to boast-except the priv. intention of doing the very thing of which fively to themselves.
ilege of being tributary vallals. they themselves are about to be guilty.
Now let us fee what measures have been
What, I ask, is to be the consequence I am led to this remark by the hue and adopted by the anti-federalılts, with an ev.
of these things ? Will the northern states cry of the anti-federalills, wiib relpect to ident intention of increasing the power and
view them with indifference? Will they a diffolution of the union. Mischiet is influence of Virginia, and of depressing
submit cheerfully and without murmur. certainly brewing. I can now plainly, see and weakening the northern intereft.
ing to these unequal incasures ?. If they what I have long lafpcéted, that that seit.
will, Virginia proud of her ascendancy, less and disorganizing faction is not only
In the first place, an alteration of the
will perhaps rest contented.-But, in all bent on the deftru&tion of the conilitu. conflitution has been proposed, and will
probability, the northern states will not lion, but is also resolved to dissever the probably be adopted, by which the presi cheerfully submit. They will complain federal union.* That is, the anti-feder- | dency is fecured to a Virginian for the
-they will remonftrale.-Judging from alins are determined either to render the next four years, and probably forever.
the fpirit now manitested by the anti-fedimaller ílates subservient to the larger, or
By giving the presidency to a Virginian, || eralihs, we may luppose that these comdrive them to a separation. They' will
we virtually give to Virginians the prin- | plaints will be treated with coolness and make Virginia mistress of the whole, or
whole, or cipal offices under the general govern negle&t, if not with insolence. Hence the had a pretext for denouncing those who ment : For we have not found our present resentment of Nxw.lpgland will be enkina refuse to bend to her will, as REBELS and executive so over-nice and modest as lo
dled. Animofies and contentions may TRAITORS ! —Should this scheme of sepa-'ll forget his neighbors and kin/men in the follow. Open hoftility and A DISSOLUration be openly avowed-should this at. distribution of offices.
TION OF THE UNION, 'we fear, inay be Teinpt to divide and ruin the union be
In the next place, an extensive, nay, al. the dread!ul consequence !
most boundless territory has been purchas People of America! Freemen of NewMy suspicions on this head, have been much
ed, at the joint expence of all the lates, || England ! should this fatal period ever arstrengthened by my, having heard a decided and! well-known anti-federalis (democrat) declare, ha
which, if ever admitted into the union, l! rive, on whom ought the fligma to be fixe « HE WISHED A DVISION OF THE UNION MIGHT will give such a preponderance 10. Vira ed? On those who oppress--or those who TAKE PLACE TOMORROW !"
ginia and the South, that t.e then resist opprellion ? On the fronger, who
cions of the views of these emissaries of attempt to deprive the weaker of their ; ed that from our confined knowledge of righis--or on the wealer, who manfully
the character and late of Europe we were the French school. They knew and they
incompetent to decide on the wildum of talked of he outrages bf the French contend for those rights ? On the enemies
gov. revolutionary movements, or predict their ernment, their use of mobs and their conof the constitution-or its old and Ready issue. Many of our beit men were open tempt of religion, and boldly urged the friends ? Let the people answer.
and candid in acknowledging a mistake neceflity of holding taft to the old doe
which had originated in a facred regard to trines and institutions, A FEDERALIST.
We come now 10 the rights of man, and a warm wilh ihat
the consequence. they might be universally known and en. The French expected and were prepare
joyed. This confeffion would have be. ed to meet this opposition. They well Sele&cd.
come general, and accompanied the re. knew they had every thing to apprehend gret of all the benevolent part of the com from prudent Statesmen, and they resolv.
munity, that all men were not at the mo. ed by a double plot to render the unlul. FROM THE REPERTORY.
mens filted to cftablish Republican inftitu. pected of attachments to Monarchy, and
tions, and enjoy their advantages. .-AIL at the same time to ingrariate theinfelves THE NEW-ENGLAND MAN:
would bave telt ihat the progress of liberty wiib men of more theory and boider specNo. III. must be as gradual as the iniprovement of ulations. They had also oblerved mary
society, and the diffusion of knowledge a. were disappointed in the pursuit of honour, He that troubleth his own House shall inherit the
mong an ignorant people ; or if we had and were ready to disapprove of a fyller wind.
disagreed, it would have been like a com froin which they had not derived peculiar
mon difference among friends, on the means | advantages. From these views they began " UNITED we ftand, divided we fall,”
of effeating an end which all desired. 10 decry the caution of many of our best is and ever will be the directing maxim of But this tranquil state of society was in men, under harsher epithets than those of the patriot. Under its impression, he will confiftent with ihe views of the rulers of ignorance or imbecility.--They construed endeavour 10 diffipate rancour, to quell
France. They had seduced many, they an anxiety to prelerve peace into an indit. animosity, and exert his best powers to pro
had terrified fome into the support of meal. ference to the cause of liberty. They cel. mote unanimity of sentiment and harmony ures, which had as little connection with cribed fulpicions of the objeets of the ruof action. We all must act under the in the liberty of mankind, as their own de. lers of France, as enmity io Franco.-fluence of this principle, if we love our
signs had with the liberty of their coun. They oftentatiously challenged to them. country. That it ihould ever be abandon. ed by the wise and the good cannot be fup. intrigue and outrage, and they had so far
try.--Ambitious men had gained power by felves the honour of fighting the battles of
intrigue and outrage, and they had so far | freedom, and complained that our rulers posed, without ascribing to them some la. ial delusion. But on examining the filu.
They became fhaken off their fears, as to aspire to the prayed for their defeat.
Empire of the world. To effect their bold by practice and succes. They te. ation of our country, of a people who at
schernes, they endeavoured to destroy by held they caught much attention and ex. least in their respective States, exhibit an
cited some fears. their arts, which have been proverbial for
A free people'is, and uniformity of habits, and enjoy similar op
ages, all governments, and in the chaos ever should be watchful of its rulers. The portunities of improvement, we find un. of domestick dissentions to usurp arbitrary French goaded us to the madnels of jeal. happy divifions, and all the rage of party. I rule, or produce a humble acquiescence to ouły.--Their calumnies were all addresled As this must have some other cause than their authority. This was the secret source to our lears, while they protefted they were our feelings or opinions as far as they are ot that unhappy division of our nation the mere disclosures of friendihip.- Is it dependent on edacation, it may be instruc which exists, though the cause has long wonderful that luch exertions, condueted tive to trace this threatening dissention to ceased io operate.
by talents, stimulated by intereft, and urgits source.-It may serve to tranquilize for The French agents in this country well
ed with perseverance, should produce the present, and guard against future evils. knew our weak lide-We doted on liber.
fome effe&t? Is it wonderful that sup. At the commencement of the French ty:-To acquire il our fathers had relin ported by many of our own iniluential cita revolution, all mult remember the degree l quished every confurt ut liteto preserve izens and more of our affiliated foreigners, of interest our citizens universally took in is, we had boldly hazarded life iirelt. some of is should be led to fulpea our its success. The union that exifted be. Hence they talked loud of liberty and
tried patriots of treachery, and at length iween the French and Americans in our equality. They become zealous, like new lifen with creduliiy to hardy knaves, who glorious struggle for independence--the converts to strange duetrines. In fine ihey (neered at cur beloved Washington tor his zeal we felt for the cause of liberty, which arrogantly assumed the tone of political limbecility, and charged him with corrupwas enkindled by our own labours and con.
preceptors, and undertook to teach the rion ? Is it wonderful that in untried scenes ciousness of its bleflingshe fond dreams rights of man to one among the few nations
many should be duped, and that under the we indulged of its success and the ultimate on earth, which ever knew their extent by
blindness of delufion we should outrage extension of its advantage, through the inquiry and by experiment. The style of friend0 ip and facrifice national feelings? world, conspired to make us sanguine in an empirick has something captivating in This is a brief sketch of the source of the expectation of the revolution in France it. We are often led to buy the noflrums that unhappy divifion which now prevails being conducted on the faine principles of a quack af er we have been juggled by in this country. The continuance of this and terminating in the same happiness as his cant and gibberish. The French moun li feud depends on other culties. The chiour own. Bift we had not cooly confida tebanks prated fo much of reason and phi. mera of French liberty has expired.--lis ered the difference between a calm, nioral loiophy, that we began to be ashamed of
illusions and delasions are over. and religious nation, contending against fo. plain common sense, and they boaled su the interest of many that its blell:d effets reign encroachment, and an unprincipled | loudly of equality, that some began to ful. in this country should ail profil dem.and uninformed, people breaking luose i peć we had not liberty enough.--Bin the Ambious men cannot fuller chofe an! from every restraint of government,
and more contemplating and scrutinizing part mulues to fubade to wh ch they owe their casting from them, with equal indignatior, || of the community, who had learne much greatness. luis strange bue true iliat Vira the shackles of tyranny, and the milder o! inankind by history and observation, be ginia has erected a count of ficogid on restrictions of law. Events foon discover. came fcrupulous of the horcity and fufpi-. I the murders ut Robespierre, which threat
.-- But it is
She put a
ens to crush us.-She profited by our dif While he is offering extracts of le:ters without signa. tain nome from any other quarter, you do ference of opinion at that era.
tures (a kind of testimony in which he often deals) right to Ipend your time, for once, in the soul of activity into it, which hurried us to prove a fact which is admitted on all hands (that
harmless amusement of complimenting C. to hoftility and fill continues an uselels is, that the bill for allowing the truth to be given in animolity. Her views are the same as evidence has not become a law of this state) he has
Holt. Some modest people are filly e. those of France, to establish her influence entirely forgotten to adduce any thing to prove that nough to believe that a man has no occaon our dillentions. She has talked of the the “ passage of the law was preven:ed by the feil. Gon to tell the world that he ... deleits a treachery and corruption of ber BEST eraliste." As it was for making his assertion that talshɔod." They think, simple crealures, CITIZEN, and once boldly urged the im. he was termed a liar ant a scoundrel, he will do
that the world will find out these things peachment of WASHINGTON ! Sume well to clear up that point, before he too confident. of the first men of New-England have been ly boasts of his being • incapable of a wilful mis.
foon enough. But you and I know bet. blafted by similar calumnies.—But during representation of the truth or intentional breach of rer. Who would ever have known that four years of investigation, the scrutiny of the laws of urbanity and good faith.” He publish.
had not envy and malice has not furnished her loud ed that lie, knowing it to be such : And now let
declared it yourself ? Who would have patriots with the means of subftantiating a him took in his glass, if he wishes to see “ a liar and a scoundrel,"
suspected that you are “ incapable of a single charge. During that time she has violated the most important article of our
wilful misrepresentation of the truth or Constitution which regards perional libcr. The extracts of letters which appear in the Bee,
intentional breach of the laws of urbanity ty, and altered the only article which se.
and which are said to be genuine, and written by and good faith," had you not had the cures political equality. --She has doubled our supreme judges, prove that we have not been
goodness to assert it in your own paper ? her streng!h by the purchase of Louisiana, materially incorrect in our statement of the loss of in which he dilcovers her temper, by el the bill for giving the truth in evidence. We sta. But, to be serious with you, friend tablishing a monarchy, subject only toi.
ted that the bill was lost in the legislature. This Charley, I think you have carried this deal refirictions.
appears to be a mistake. The bill was lost in the Is it not time to consider calmly wheth council of revision—that is, it has never been foundt joke of self-complimenting rather too far.
|| er there is any reason for divisions in New.
The misfortune of it is, every body knows since it was sent there. And whether it will ever England ? Is it not time to consider the
pass and become a law, is a question which time on. that this gross and barefaced praise of wisdom or justice of a thousand calumnies i ly can decide. At any rate, we must wait another yourself is altogether undeserved ; and it is once perhaps excited by our tears, but now season for it, and by that time, every federal printer
a little surprizing that such a notorious repeated by relentment. We have a com. in the state may be indicted under the old common mon cause to support, the interest, the gov.
flanderer and liar as Charles Holt, should . law. We were led into the trilling error in our ernment, the happiness of our country. statement, by observing that the act concerning libels
have the impudence to affert under his own These depend on UNION with the States,
was not published among the titles of laws passed. signature, that he " detests a falfhood.” and of the States. It is our first duty to Not being acquainted with the forms of legislative Your own friends, if you have any, repei every attempt of insidious ambition proceedings, we supposed this was sufficient evi.
would laugh in your face, were you to to weaken the Federal Constitution and dence that the law had not passed the legislature. on its imbecility or fall, to erect its own it could be of little consequence to us where or how
tell them such a ridiculous fory. What over bearing power. Let us only be jeal. the bill was lost. . The idea we meant to convey was you punished for, in Connecticut ? ous of those, whose measures discover no was, that it had not become a law. This is proved Not for detesting falfhood. What indu. regard for us--whose endeavours ore evi. to be correct by the very testimony produced by the
ced the good people of that state, 10 withdently to load us with burdens, that we Bee. We therefore stand acquitted of making any may break from a compact which they
draw their support from you? Their destatement substantially untrue. wish destroyed. When they talk of lib.
testation of falfhood, and ot you, a most erty let us think of France, who in iis
hardened propagator of it. What are you
The following Frencbified advertisement actually hypocritic attempts to rescue the world from slavery, has forged new terters for appears in a Maryland paper :
now employed for ?-Not because you itselt and neighbouring nations.---Let us
deiest talshood, but because you are at war
“ Bull Frogs.-The highest price will improve the leffons of experience and act
with truth. be given for well grown fresh Bull Frogs.
-You see, friend Charas it we believed that to be a great and Apply at Mr. Pierce's Bar-Rcom.--Ear
ley, that I am no fatterer. happy we need only be an united people. ton, May 8, 1804."
FROM THE TRUE AMERICAN.
TO PREVENT RUST.
OSE not the time of your Those two articles, though seemingly youth, but gather those seeds of virtue of little moment, have annually drained and knowledge which may be of use to yourself, and comfort to your friends, tor for many years past. It must afford pleaf
this country of some thousands of dollars PEAR TREES.
ihe rest of your life. And that this may ure to all who feel interested in the prosper.
be the better effected, attend thereunto with ity of this country, to find the above arti. Trenton, March 2d, 1804. patience, and be sure to correct and refrain
cles daily brought into this town from Bora! yourself from anger. Suffer not sorrow to FRIEND WILSON,
ton and its neighborhood, at a much cheap. cast you down, but with cheerfulness and
er rate than they can be had from England, good courage go on the race you have 10
and tho' the straw borneis are generally in. S I came from Philadelphia at
run in all sobriety and truth. Be fure, ferior :o those imported, yet from specithe coin mencement of che last sitting of the
with an hallowed care, to have respect to Legislature, I viewed with forrow great
mens exhibited (of which samples hare all the commandments of God, and give been sent to England) we are evidently part of the Pear Trees in sight of the
not yourself to neglect them in the least road, greatly injured by the blaft so deftruc. ll things, left by degrees you come to forget
competent to furnia this article of the fi,
neft iexture and in any quantity. tive to that valuable fruit, and as I have
them in the greatest ; for the heart of man preserved my trees of that kind of is deceitful above all things. And in all
[N. Y. Mer. Advertifer.] fruit from that malady for more than
your duties and devotions towards God, thirty years past, by an accidental dif.
rather perform them joyfully than pensive. covery, I conceive it my duty to com. ly; for God loves a cheerful giver. For municate it to the public, through your your religion let it be directed according to
THE following very fimple application trouble,
are in God's church ihe proper tcachers has been found to preveni iron and feel On my plantation was a great number thereof, rather than that you ever either from rusting : of Pear Trees which were continually fancy one to yourself, or be led by men blasting, and the limbs dying, until the
To any given quantity of salt oil var. that are fingular in their own opinions, and
nish, add four-fifths of well rectified greatest part were dead or in a state of de- || delight to go ways of their own finding
delight to go ways of their own finding spirits of turpentine ; apply this varnish cay, except one near the house which had cut ; for you will certainly find sobernels
illigbtly and equally with a sponge, and Iron o! different kinds hung on it, such and iruth in the one, and much unsteadi
put the article to dry in a place theltered as old Sickles, Scythes, Hoops, &c. ness and vanity in the other."
from the duit. It preserves and brightens which tree kept entirely free from the af.
the colour of copper ; and is said, that foresaid misfortune: this induced me to
all metalic articles varnished with it, will by others by hanging any iron of a proper
retain their brilliancy, and never contract form for the purpose, such as nail rods, Fmprovements, &c. horse shoes, old boops, or any such as
any spots of ruft. would be most fafe from falling, on most of the largest limbs, in luch manner as not
FROM THE BILIIMORE JELEGRAPHE. to bind and injure the tree. Since that was
ar iscellany. done I have not perceived the blait to in PATENT PEMP AND FLAX BREAK. jure them, and many trees which were
EXTRACT S. previously all dead except the trunk, MR. OWEN ROBERTS, of Balii. nearly fo, are now and have been for more
more, has obtained a paient for the inven. than twenty years past in a flourishing con
THE MAN OF PLEASURE. tion of a Hemp and Flax break," which dition. The reason I leave to others; but I promises to be of as great utility to the U. the fact is so well proved by near or quite nused States, as any machine hitherto in
THE man of pleasure, in the vortex
his opulence has created, finds no home thirty years experience, the labor and ex
venied, on a model fo simple. It may be in the everchanging scene ; discovers no pence so trifling, that I earnestly recom. li erected at a comparatively trifling expence, friend in the ever smiling countenance ; mend it; and am
and when in complete operation, will clear Icels the inanity of his cofly gratifications, Your Friend,
fix or eight thonfand weight of Hemp dai. and meets, ennui and (pleen, on the very JOSEPH COOPER.
ly, with the aflislance of only six hands. geal his ambition hard reached : for happiNo manual labor is neceflary, except turn. lness is the daughter of concent, and con. ing and shifting the Hemp ; she rollers tent springs only fron: peace of mind,
and breakers being wrought by a horse, which' never dwells with the ambitious, A COMMENTATOR, fays a critic, or water, and fo conducted, as to work and turns from the flave of opinion. may be described as a dealer in obfcurity, any number, by throwing them out of Pleasure is to be had by him who wills and a haberdasher of difficulties. gear, as occafion may require.
it. Opinion alone renders eyerything