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1 have sworn upon the Alter of Cud, eternal hostility to every form of Tyranny over the Mind of Man." Thomas Jetrunon
If. WfSBfi, EDITOR AJfa"
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Fwn owou 'jvdi.u eilt'd wUh ewe."
S I M I L E .
Yon know, sir, once a wit aMow'd,
A woman to be like a cloud,
A crept a simile soon
Between a woman ami the moon;
For let mankind say what they will,
The sex are heavenly bodies stall.
(Irani me to mimic human life
Tiie Kim am! moon are nun anil wife;
Whai'er kind Sol affords to lend tier.
D sqtiander'd upon midnight splendour,
Anil when to rest he lavs hint down,
S!;'s up, aud stired at through Oie town,
From h i in her beautiej clone routining;
And only in his absence shining,
Or elttj she looks like sullen tapers;
Or else she's fairly in the vapours,
Or own at once a wifu's ambition,
And fully glares in opposition.
From the Philadelphia Inquirer
Speak gpntly! il is hettei far
To rule by love, than (ear
Spejk gently let no harsh words mar
The good we might do here?
Speak gently! Love doth whisper low
The vows that line hearts bind;
Ami gently friendship's accents flow;
Alhciiun's voice is kind.
Speak gently to the little child!
I s love be sure to gain;
Teach it in accents soft and mild:
It may not long remain.
Spesk gently to the young, for they
Will have enough lo bear
Pa? through this life as ne6l they may,
'Tin full of anxious cart!
Speak gently l' aged one,
Grive not the care-worn heart.
The s.in.!s o' life are nearly run,
Ltl such in peace dcpaii!
Speak genii)', kindly lo the poor.
Let no harsh tone be heard!
They have enough the) mmi euduie,
Without an unkind word!
,S.n ak ire:itiy
ie firing know,
I'll-v must hae toiled in vain;
Perchenre uukimlncss made iheiu so,
On, v. in them bek iigaui.
Spink gent!! He who gave his life
To bend man's stubborn will,
When ele menu were in firre s'rife,
Said to them, 'Peace, be'still.'
Speak genii)! 'tis a little thing
Droppe 1 in the heart's deep well,
ThcVnod, the joy, which it may bring.
Enmity shall te
A shrewd observer of human nature, who
ha tfot nut a patent dictionary, dt lines
modern love ae 'composition ul one put of
alTccitcn to ninletn naris of go'.J.'
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Col. JSiu rm' ticn. Hamilton.
The Knickerbocker contains an original
anecdoti concerning these celebrated per
sonage, which is peculiarly inieiesiing fron
its Ruihemiciiy. h was related to lb"
Knickerbocker's correspondent by the late
Judge Bowan, of Kentucky a gentleinei
of distinuuished renown as a jurist, am
who tilled t various times the ulfiees
Judge of the Court of Appeal, Secretary t
Siate, me in In r of the Legislature in his
own Slate, which he also represented will
niaiked ability in both Houses of Congress
!n relating the anecdote, the Judge sau:
lie remembered the exuet woids cf the par
its, and that he was the only living receip
entolihern. lint tour persons had ever
uad cognizance of them, these were Gen
Hamilton,. Co). Burr, their mutual friend
(jen. i , who bound him to secrecv
luring his life-time, Tiie injunction wa
removed by bin death, and alter lorty yearn'
silence lie felt at liberty to speak. Judgi
Kuwait is now dead also.
In relating this anecdote, Judge IJowan
ho was a man of wonderful colluquia
towers, prefaced it by saying:
'Gentleman, ' said he, 'ihis one circum
nance tilled up, in my mind, die outline.
!' these two celebrated men: I want in
ther history of them. You may wrin
londerotis ionics, rulogistio of one arm
nunciatory ol the other, but I have ft faci
m my head, and it is the centre of my opin
ion. Col. Buir, when arraigned for hi
rial, did me the very great honor to invin
ne to become his counsel and advoeatebu
but I remembered the fact, and telused.
'It w is at that period in our history when
he Ownfedtraiiun, having cast off the iron
hoop of war, seemed to have no other bom
fstienvth. Men's .tiinds were unsettled,
here was no gravitation of principle m
unity; of purpose no centre ol motion
Patriotism had expended . iis enthusiasm
iher;y had lost its vitality, and forbearance
is subordination, Burr believed that tin
aggenng elements would fall in confusioi
writhe for a season in anarchy and e merg'
n monarchy. He believed that the fermen
ition, if allowed to take its course, woult
troth and elTcrvescc, and rectify by cryslal-
ztng, the desire lo put Washington on tin
hrone. He thought, however, lliat then
as a shorter way to 'stability,' by intrigui
y the ronjuratioi of adverse influences,
a y less sinuous to his own advancenent
lie believed that there was no man wi;hou
lis price, while his acme discernment toll!
mo that Hamilton's wad a character which
ven his own partisans would turn to in
lespair, and prefer it lo his, in testing an
xperiment or try ing a theory. He had n
proposition to make to Gen, Hamilton, it
was patriotic or it was Iniiorious, it was-
till of meaning' overreaching the words,
.dancing the ambiguity nicely, but search
ing enough to find the weakucsi, had it ex
Hied. He knew he would be understood,
without bt-i. g committed, itisM ered, without
icing betrayed. There wzi treason in it,
ml it was in the occasion, the manner, the
vords, if you please, ant yet it was no
where, if lie elioss to disclaim it! He hail
i proposition lo make, but he would no
jv rite it! Mark the man, he could not bt
prevailed on lo put it Upon paper. He give
iiisfiiend the word, and the emphasis, and
oade him repeal both, untill ihey told
ri;jht lo his own ear. 1 hese ere the tx
Col IJnrr prescn's his compliments toi
Hamilton. Will Gen. 11' seize the prcien
opportunity to give a stable government '(
his country and provide foi bis friend''
G.mi. Hamilton did not hesitate a mo
mom, this was his i nswei:
'Gen. Hamilton prtsents, in return, ho
.tomphmenis to Col. Burr, Co!. B. ihinU
Gen. H. mbi!ious, he is right, Gen. H. n
one of the most ambitious nf men, but lt'
whole ambition is to deserve well of In
'There is an answer,' continued the nar
rator, 'which would have defied a Roman
theie is the first of ihe offences which
'expiated al Wtehaw ktti.'
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Clfltorn Ttnorlmrn nf l acl,ilillfljHld. in 11
.cure delivered the la.t win.e, before the
aimer of the Massachusens House
llepresentativcs. declared that ninety seven
tut of every hundred persons who obtained,
their livelihood by buying and selling, failed
ir died insolvent He was cousirastingHn Hjiton at thai lime, becamu a viciiut
igricullural with mercantile pursues, and
Haiti that rich men should instil into Ihci
song a love of agiiculinre. lie declared
tin I he would piefer a cottage in the coun
try, with five acres of ground, to ihe most
pit n t! id palace that could be erected in
he city, if he must depend upon the succes
of merchandize to support it. He ther
went on to say, thai having been for boiiu
fifteen yeais in the Custom House in Bos
on, he was surprised to find, at the close
f his term, an entire new set ol met) du
ng business there,
This induced him to look into the sub
t:l and he ascertained, after much time
nd reteaieh, thai iiineiy-stven out of
ery one bundled who obtained theii live
iliu'jd by buying and selling, filled or died
usolvcnt. He then submilied his culcula
tion to an old merchant of great experience,
ho confirmed it in every particular. The
taiemeut, however, appeared to me so slait
ing, so appalling, that I was induced to
xamii.e it with care, and 1 regret lo
say 1 found it true. I then called upon e
friend of mine, a great antiquarian. a gf-ntle
nan always leferred lo in matters relating
10 the city of Boston, and he told me that in
ihe year 1800, he took a memorandum ol
xvcry person on Long Wharf and that in
1840 (which is as long as a merchant eon
'iui.es hufiiiess)nnly five in one hundren
remained. They had all in that lime eitliei
failed or died destitute of property. 1 Ihei
vent to a very intelligent director of tin
Union (a very strong hank) who told no
that the bank commenced business in 1708
'hat there was then but nno other bank i
Huston, the Massachusetts Hank, and tha
the bank was so overrun with business, tha
he clerks J" officers were employed tinti
'welve o'clock al nightand all Sundays tha
they had occasion !o look back a year oi
wo ago, and they found that of the on
housand accounts which were opened witl
hem at starting, only six remained, they
latl the forty vears either all failed or dirii
lestitutc of property Houses whose paper
, lapsed without a question have all gunt
lown in that time. Bankruptcy, said he.
ike death, and almost as certain, they fall
-i nj to and alone, and are thus forgotten
tut thete is no escape from it, and he is
nitunate man who fails young. Another
'riei.d told me that he had occasion lo look
hriiugh the Pruhile Office a few years sir.ee
md he was suprised to find over ninety
per cenl of all tne estates settli d were in
I . i r i ii
Hoivent. Ann wiwnn a lew nays i nave
jone bark lo the incorporation of our binks
in Bot-ton. 1 have a lint of the directors
once ihey starlit This is, however, a
trry fair way o testing the rule for Bank
Directors are the most subta .lial men in
the community. In the old bank, over one
third had failed in forty years, and in lb
new bank a much larger proportion I am
.orey lo pre sent to you so gloomy a pic
tore, ami I trust you will instil imo yutn
ioiH as Gen, Learborn recommends, a lovi
of agrii iiliure, for in mercantile pursitfiihey
will fiil lo a dead certainty.
A GOOD CHARACTER,
A good rhararicr i to a young man
vital a firm foundation is to the ailifl who
proposes lo erect a building on it, he tan
tiuild with safety, and rill wrio behold it
II never be wanted but lei a single part
of this be defer live and you gojat hazard,
sinidsl doubling and distrust, and en toi
me il will tumble down al last mingle all
that w built on it in ruin. Without a
good character, poverty is i ureat curse
with it, it is scarcely an evil. Happiness
cannot exihl here a pood nharacler ia n.-l
All that is bright in the hope of youth, all 1 Wl' 'r." Would l'ul me down !or
, , i I f P'M'PVi said a young sportsman the
is calm and blicMiil in IIki sober srencs of , , i
,, . . , , J';her day to piar.iical amateur in canine
life, nil thai is nothing in the srale of fll.H,,( ,vho hi)ll rere((Iy )8(, 8n ecre.,ior
years, rcntrra iin& is derived from a good;!0 .jg (0niestic circle' in bis doehutrh
character. Therefore acquire this as the
first and most valuable.
A ROMANCE OF REAL LIFE.
Mis. Guild, in her 'Leteis from New
Yo,k'' rel,M ,hc 'ving. ll occur
cf ed in the family of ihe stnhoress whe
,he J'ellovV fVeP r8Sed ,ike Pesl'lenc
"1 lesion, many vearsago:
'One of our lather's broiheis, residing
lo Hie pestilence. Wneu ihe tint sy rn j
to ins appejred, his wife sent lite chil
dren loio (he country, and herself re
mair.etl to attend upon hiin.Ilit friend
warned her against such rashness. They
told her it would be death to her, and
no bent fit lo him: lor he would soon b
oo ill to know who attended to him
These arguments made no imiiressior
n her allectionate heart;. She fell tha
it would be a Ill's lung satisfaction lo hei
to know who attended upon him, if In
lid uot. She accoidiugly staid am
waiched him with unrernittintr care.
i ins, ii-jwever, uiu not avail to eavt
1.. . I 1 I .
mm. He grew worse, and worse, auo
finally died. Those who wen1, ruuno
with tha death-carls had visited tin
chamber, and seen that the end Waaneai.
Ihey now came lo lake Ihe body. lit.
wife relused to let it go. She told n
hat she never knew how lo account loi
l bul though! he was peileclly cold ami
igid, and lo every appearance nuiie
lead, there was a powciiul iniprcssioii
in her mind that life was not extinct.
'he men were overborne by thes'ienglh
f her cunviclion, though their own lea
ion was opposed lo it. Ihe hall-houi
tuin came round, and again was ItesKll''"" "" ('llrt"es bt',ow ,,,e "''''.V, is
the sulernii words.'Hritig cut yuur tlead.,i"",','l,,1"'l.v English and paiticularly tin
I he wile nuatu resisted their imiior.u-
title.; but this lime the men were more
esu'ule. Tlicy naiil the duly assigned
o tlit rn was a piinful oiieybut ike health
I ihe city, r quiitd punctual obedience
to the ciders tiny received: if they ex
pected Ihe peti'ence lo abaie, it inusi
oe by a pi unpi icmoval of Iho dead,
.nd immediaio lumigalion of the inltci
d hijui Uii-m.-. She pleaded ami plead
d, and even knell lo Ihem in agony ol
lean, cod i it , ti k) ly saying, '1 am cure In
not dead.' The men i epi esenl d the
itlr-i absurdity ol such an idea but lina
y overcome by her tejrs, again depail
d. With trembling; hssie the renewed
ler efforts to relote life. She itised
iis head, lolled his limbs in hot fLnne
md placed hot onions on his feel. Tin
lieaillij half hour again came round
md found him as cold and rigid a.
ever. She renewed her entreaties so
lesperalely, lhat the messengers began
to think a lit! I e gentle force would bi
lecessary. They accordingly attempt
ed to remove the body against hi I will
but she ihrew htrself upon ii, ami clung
lo it with men frantic strength, thai
they could not eaily loosen her giasp
Impressed by the iemarkab!e eneigy o
her will, Ihey relaxed iheir illoits. To
.II their remonstrances she answered,
If you bury him, you shall buiy me
with lum. Al lasi, by dint ol reason
i ii a on ihe necessity of the rase, the
obtained from her a promise, that, il In
showed no signs of lile before they agsir
''anie round, she would make no furthei
ppoiiion to the temoval. Uavine.
gained this respite she hung Ihe watel
up on the bedpost, and lentwed her el
ons wiih letlouhhd Zeal. She placed
kegs nf hoi water about him, loiced
mainly net ween Ins teetp, ureatheu in
to lis uosli iis, and held haitrhoine to
ois nose; but htiil lite botly lay motion
I s snd colli. She looked anxiously
ii the watch; in five minutes Ihe prom
pt d half-hour would expire, and ihost
dreadful voices would be heard passing
i h rou h the stieel. II jpelcssness cam
o et lnr; she dropped the head she had
been su.'ta niog; her hand liembled vio-
leutlt : and ihe hartshorne she had hold
H'U tvat hpillcd on the pallid face. Acci
dentally, the position of the head hat
become! lightly lipped backward, anr
ne puw.-?rfu I 1-quid (lowed into his nov
rils. Instantly ihere was a short, quick
inyp a sirugule his eyes opened: arn.
w hen the death-men came again, ihej
found him sitting up in the bed. H-
Mm nve,nd tias enjoyed unusually
FUTTINK HIM DOWN'.
1 set you down for ooe long r.'fV
was Use tat t reply,
Tjik Workino Cl.ASKS OK Exclaxd. j AN lUISll PILOT
Mr. Willis, in his first leiier lo the Mirror. Ag ljp ,J()Iy Marim.r- w nng ,lp
givea Ihe following account of the working ,iu)Ua lJjrUor, ihe captain said to the
classes of England;
'During the four or live hour thai I wa-
playing ihe hanger on to a vulgar and saucv
msiom house ollicer al Liverpool, one or
iwo contrasts crept in at my dull eves.
ontrastg between what I had led, ami what
w before me. The most strikiuo wa
ha utter want of hope in the counienanrcH
of the working classes, ihe look of do.'ged
sub,nision and animal fiiduiance of ihcir
ondition of life. They act like horses and
cows. A showy equipage shows by. antl
tiiey havejnoi ihe curiosity to look up.Theii
ail in that of tired donkeys saving as much
rouble al leg-lifiing as possible Theii
nouihs and eyes are wholly sensual, ex
pressing no capability of a want above
I'ood. Their dress is without a thought ol
more than waruiih and covering: drab eov
ered with dirt. Their voices are a half-
tone abovo a crum. Indeed, comnarina
heir condition wiih the horse, I would
lerfer being an English workinghorse than
nan. And you will easily see the very strong
ontriist there is. between this picture, ami
that of the ambitious and lively working
men of our counti v'
'Another contrast strikes, ptobahly all
mericans on first landing, that of female
ess. The entire absence of the ornamen
I, of any thing, indeed except decent cov.
American. 1 do not believe you wou d
find len female servants in New York
without ("pardon my naming ) a 'hustle '
i ei I saw as many as iwo hundred women
in the streets of Liverpool, ind not one will
bustle! I saw some lad.es gel oui of car
riagea who woie ihem, so that it is not hi
cause it ii not the fashion, hut simply b
cause the pride (of those whoso ha k foru
''"'l one line) does, not oul weicli the prin
of llio bran. They wore thick shoes, sud
as scarcely a man would wear u ith us, n
gloves of course, and llicir whole appeal
a uce was that of females in whose inimh
never entered ihe thought of ornament oi
weekdays. This trifling exponent of tin
condition of women in England, has a larg.
field of spet illation within and ariurid it
and the lesult of philosophizing on it woult
lie vastly iu favor of our side of t!ie water."
Lei me see s female poj.sessing the beau
y of a meek and nio.lest deportment o
in eye thai bespeaks intelligence and pui
my within-of the lips that speak no guile
iet ine see in her a kind and bruevuhm
disposition, a heart that can symp ilhize u s
hstress. and 1 will never a tli for the beaut)
that dwells in'ruby lips, or flowing tresses
or snowy hands, or the forty othei el ceterai-
upon which our poets have harped lor 6t
many ages. Those fade when touched bv
the hand of lime, bul these ever, enduring
quailticK of ihcjheari will outlive li e reign t
those, ami grow brighter and fresher as th
ges of eternity roll on
A rote nporary truly say e: Which tf
iur aristocratic families ran look hark
tew years, without encountering ihe ghos;
if some worthy mechanic! How manv ul
he foi nines, which now inspire their n)t
lessors with giddy notions, hate been fam
ed by the tiowel, ihe jack plane, over the
counter of some inconsidciable shop, or b
some other humble occupation? Yet theii
nitcrssors are tno proud lo acknowledge
heir humble origin, and like most of thosi
who do nothing, and could have done notlt-
lifi their families from ihe dust, are tin
uof t pcrtinaciov 5 cf their acquired and spur
WOULD NO T HAVE BELIEVED IT-
rhe Paris r.oiif spondent of the New
York Evening 1'ost says that a witness, ie
i Parisian court of j'isiice, in testifying lo
the apparent affliction of a Imbued for hi.-
wife, said with peifecl gravity, he lovei!
her so well, that you would nut have be
ieved she was his wife.'
Al nothing is so honorable ss m snrient1
Viendship, so nothing is so scn1alou as
a old passion.
'Aie you well acquainted wiia all llio
rocks and ehoals in ihis hay i
'Yes.' said the pilot, who, by the way,
was An Irishman; 'yes, by ihe piper that
played before Moses. u' 1 am I've done
this busines? long enough lo kno.v 'em all.
Al this moment the ship thumped heavi-
y on ,,P xw.
'Ther?,' said the pilot, 'we're right over
Youth is a flowing streain,in whose rur
rent the shadow may rest but not remain;
sunshine is natural to its glad waters ar.d
'he llower will spring upon its bank
lespue of the wintry storm and chilling
wind. A year in youth is life a month in
spring, il is wonderful to observe the rapid
alteration that is brought by the general
and vivifying influence of ihcso few fleet
days, the germ expands into a leaf and the
Jtud into a flower, almost before wc have
marked the chance1
'You have been a good scholar in your
ay, Ned; qti te conversant with book keep
ing, I presume?'
'No, sir, I can't siy that I am; but
what the duce makes you ask such a ques
'But? Because I know to my sad expe
rience; for you have no less dmi a doen
of my books, and, alas! not m a of iln -.n rp.
urned allowing to your kouk lcputg -bilities.'
A good man shines amiably through all
l ie o'tscuriiy ol his low con linen and i
wicked man is a poor little wretch i; t';e
iniilsi of all his grandeur.
PROOF OF FIDELl'Y AND AT
TACH. MEN r.
In Africa, a ymng woman, mi inteml-d
liile, bioughl a little water in a cnliiush,
ml, kneeing down before her lover. !.-.
ired him to wash his hands; w I i n he had
lone this, the girl, with a tear oi joy t p nk-
ling in her eyes, diank ihe watt.r. Tins
va considered as the greitest proul of her
i Iclity and utiachmeut.
A CAUriou's" MOTHER.
The Boston Tunes knows of a mother
in dial riiv who will not let a tailor come
icar her children, fur feai ho will give 'mi
THE PRINTER'S KISS.
I'tint on :ny lips another kiss,
The picture .if thy growing passion:
Xay, this won't do nor thi- nor this
But now aye! there's n'pry,!' impres;
Some men are couiaceous, and some are
noi; but we should like to see Ihe man who
would deliberately allow a woman lo catch
'inn making moutiis al her baby.
'I'm very much prescil for lime,' as the
man said when h s " ife ,.u 'getl and ki c '
titii, lo coax a cold watch out of him.
A lawyer, who was sometimes forgctfu':
laving been engaged to plead the cause of
nn offender, began by saying,
'I know ihe prisoner al die bar, and ho
bears the character cf being a consummate
md impudent scoundrel.'
Here somebody whispered lo him that
the prisoner wis his client, when he ini-
'But what great and good man ever Ii veil
who was not calumniated by many of his
1 low bred Human. One who Slavs
il home, lakes care of her children, and
n;ver meddles with the business of her
neighbor Specie nlrit extinct.
AIM" OF MINI VTUKK PAINTING.
'Pray. Mr. Hoppe,' said Lidy C, how
d) you limners contrive to overlook (he Ug
l.nes. and yet preserve ihe likeness?'
1'lieari. mailam.' rrnlieil he. 'may be
nvevej , ,w0 ttr,!P: where nature lias
Deen nevere, we soften, where shs hal becu
kind, we, aggrsvaie,