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whole dbiaaca o;70 d. x. .; fra-.ji casl to ! rend' v hi d m.1.i!ou :t one I'd romo of ship-captain, horn at Pasitano, a small
west. land hang hh.t out o them. And mi.ud, village situated i:car Melphi or Anialii,
Od. Tin. !: -vt points of the land ! my hard 'y on (!i.in;i show jour face be- .alxv.it the cud of the thirteenth century,
arc at Ur.v:z i'ra: .Yo.n the ico ! :ri:i. ; foro ui till yo.i liao done our bidding." 'His claims, however, have been disputed.
3d. That jVy u : tre!oa!c. by xal.-;, : This wa-j a:i ern!nrra:uug po.itio.i for According to sonic, lie did not invent, but
many of which were seen, and rX-r to the nohlo favorite, who Knew that expos-! iiuprove it ; and according to oihers lie
our cnlcrpiidng intrymon c:i::a.'jil injtulatioa or even explanation was too dan-J did neither. Mueh learning and labor
theso pursuits a ';, ! I of largo e.Mcnt for ! wous to be attempted at such a moment, j have been bestowed upon the subject, of
their future opera don.w ; He therefore reined submissively, ami .the discovery. It lins been maintained
4 th. Thai the 1 ir p.; ivimh? of wink-s i consulted a priot. This protein tor of i by one das, that even t!ie Phoenicians
of different f pecks s-.on, and the nTintitv . Loyaltv condoled him bv the assurance, ' uvrc the inventors ; by another, that the
of foo I foi t!ie:n. v;ou! J socun to desi ;:nte ; t!:at, on a:i occasion of the Kind, it was! Greeks and Ilomans had a lvnow.edgc ot
has the means of making head against r
witli proper energy, anu in every
amount attention. J he lollowinrr ,i , .. h
therefore throw some light upon tfiiss,,;
L'uu of li t tic Ship Ui vcsf Is if
this cm.;t as a placa of '.r- at resort far , quite allowable to tiaarpiiliu a monarch
them, aim fin buud whalo seemed to.ol weal; understanding by puttiuu: an nr
. 1' ! I . .
uu.uni eon ;:ruc!ioii o:i certain passages in
Lord Alexander appeared.
We nr isi:: .led on oar crake to the
northward an. I oaward with strong gales, j accordingly, in the roval presence, and
until we reached the. la'ilu.k of cu-tain Iwas instantly observed by his .f,raeioi;s
islands, laid diva oa t!n e.ha;-!:i as the j mister.
Itoval 'Compaav's Island-? ahout ?i !o- " Werl Fan dv, and what snvs the hing
jrrees to t!ia w.-slward of tlici. :.apj:o-.-d ; t Ilavoa ?"
locality; I then sio;i I on t!;.ir pa rail. d ; Pleas-: vour maies-tv, I Ine na soon
and pas ; :d over ilien .sappo.-;.i sitr. bu; , !ii:nstd but I hao conferred wi' ane o' his
we saw no'.h'mg of them, nor any hdiea-' accredited ministers, and he Silc:nnlv rn
tion of land in the vicinity ; I fi.-.d (vui- a.rea tiiat vour maivstv inav hue his !;iim
dent, as far a; respects tlu.ir ex!5!e::ee in idoni tor a-dittr.: for-h."
or near the longitude or jaral! d a:; .i .rneil ;is lie sue eeevil ?" inquired the
them, to assort t.hat they do not e.ia. jmonarcli, warmed to magnanimity by the
The last ice is! md wap seen Lit. 1 d ;:'. ! a uraiicc. Then eon gair.: cr piit
S. A few ?;eei..oo!H of iratund histo j there once inair, and t !1 tiie King o' Iia
wero obtained and preserved during t.'ie.ven that, for his i'eevility. nae a Scotch
cruise. Jinan shall ever set foot in his Kingdom.-'
As I conceive it would b.i unbecoming1 .
it. f?ue,:i notions, liowever, liave oeen
completely refuted. Oiic pnssagc, nev
erthelc?, of a very rcmarKable character,
occurs in the work of Cardinal de Vitry.
Pushop of Ptolemais, in Syria, He went
to Pau.stino during the fourth cruadc.
about the year 1201; he returned after
wards to Irope, and subsequently went
bu:k to the Holy jLnml, w here he wrote
!iis wo;!i entith.'d llistoria Orientalis,"
as nearly as can be determined, between
the ears llo and I C'O. In chaj)t(.'r
xei. of that. work, ho has this singular pas
sage :- The; iron needle, after contact
wuth the loadstone, constantly turns to the
north star, which, as the axis of the firma
ment, remains immoveable, whilst the oth
ers revolve: and hence it is essentially
necessary to those navigating on the o
cean." The.se words are as explicit as
they are necessary ; they state a fact and
'lie thiiiLr. therefore,
union sue migni ne iineatened. Asi,c
U likely to he the fust scene of acajou '
naval forces of France ought to mir-.J !
nno ov tiiiiiv.ii .urn ui sea, I J 1 1 j n t fijji
he ready in a month, five nfl nt i.nr
hut close at hand; in all about 2 3 otbervJ
M-i??f ij vi umwii ait; ill u Mate of (rtt.,
VVs 30 vessels, 2 of which ar,.
aolual herviee, and '20 aie in building
The llotiila consists of .07 brijjs" 3-3 r
which arc at sen, U lying up, andlf) ni'.
ing; I ! smaller vessels, 100 of liich a
titled out, laid op, and 10 on tho
Sleam-Biuti 18 ve.?sids, frornGOir,-"
1 I . . . lu
mi:n- jjuei, un;i e.orying at least six ir
Above is the sf:;tc "ol the French n:v
mice, bv vhi(di it ajjprarsjlisit thtae caa
r-',v "v... i.i fi MIOII hf,,.
, i : . . r . i. i : .. . . I'M.
to sni.s m uie line. .ji. ingntcs and m,
ers. This matirul would be onito sjiin,;,
for the commencement of hostilities. V
close this report wi.hnat brin.'.i ng to vour
notice the hi g ' 1 esti:natio;i in iiicli I hold
the conduct of t!ia ouiers. sea nam and
in me to spea.v o; our aruaous serviers, ; rr,. r;s,-rSni.vT ,-0.,u(,r .,,,a ; announce a use.
the report and aecompam.mg chart of our .accordiau to his own aeeomit, understand-' Wh'K'n 'er.tially constitutes the coni;uss
cruise must spea!; for v ; bail canno! 0f N.,' j;;1 j;s Ornhic Savitr's ' ' luu 'vo been known long before the:
is:snres us that the true objects of that i l" v,,',,,u ui aouiuon 10 mis iaci,j
)u!dica;ion are not appreciated by ilC : Jheie is another iMjually fatal to Ins claims j
luhlic. and wishes to'oHW. thmn-di imr.li original discoverer ; it is now set-;
marines, during tho Antarctic crui-ia, tlu; ! col;i;n:v sueli u:i explanation as shall si-! ',L'';;;1 ;i doubt, that the Chinese!
manner and spirit, to. "jther wil!i tii' coo!- br. the inoe!iejs. 'e make him wej. !vvcrc pitcd witli the com j ass long1
ness and alacrity, with which they have cou,e. uli!ioudi we must eoafes.s'thal lii!crru 1,10 ivrop-cans. It is certain that ;
met the dinners and performed their du- c. Ianaiiou bothers our poor I, ins n..iiollwrc Jirc idlusinns to the magnetic needle;
ties. I trust that thay will rcaeive from ... m.!.'i iiv, ,.c r.. iin the traditionary neriod of Chiiui? his-'
" Ea-or clouds the unward imnulsf.fif ! lor.v ilboul -'J0() J(:rs Mow Cluist ; and ;
the spirit, and thus the corporeity ef mat- a sll,! morc credible account of it is found
ter is involved. Snirit. is one. but rrrnr ' t!ic rci-n o1' Cliingwang, of the Chow-
is dual. Spirit orbs and, error tilobc, .jv-! (,.vnasty l'c!ore Christ 11 A- All this,
the government soma no'.ic.eofit. All I
can say in their favor would fall far short
of what they deserve.
I shall ever bear testimony that they
have proved themselves worthy of the
high character borne by our countrymen
and the navy to which thev belon-jr.
I have the honor to b1, Sir,
. Most resp'-.ctfully,
Your obedient servant.
ing siibsianc.fi to the dim shadow of the
outward. All perfection infinite, but
imperfection mirrors itself in the dual as.
however, may be granted, without in the
least impairing the just claims of Gioia to
tne gratitude ol mankind. The truth ap
poets of infinity ; hence individuality loses !)Cars to 1,0 t Iiis : rl'f io position of Gioia
i's power, and tho essence of boim is ie-;m rc,at,on t0 ti)0 eomjaiss, was precisely
i solved in'o subjectivity. At the dawn of ':. 01 'aU ,n r',a,,'-1 to the steam cn-
rune tlie cie.nent existed, he muunenU d
;..:"5 u il:::?, j transcendental day ail n iture pullulate r. -i:u' li,G cie.nent existed, he muunenU al
nan ding 1: adoring TxpedUlon i rapt in orpliio contetnplation of the ideal. uljhv 'J!-'- '(,:upass n?ed ly mar
of i!.e United Stale. ! Spheric cong. ' alions absor!) t!:e cleiueut'; ,'--crs I11 'G twcirdi and thirteenth eentu-
To the Hon. J. K. Paulding, Secretary
of the Navy, Washington Ctt '.
ol power, ilectitudo is not positive but ULs ";ls a ,-'r.v u?1-cr5al ;iilu uusatishjc
eall.tteral ; keneu principles can bo rodu-,lor' aPpara'a-';- lt eon:-iied only of ai
ced only from correlative portion. V i r- ii .guetic; needle Routing i 1 1 a vase or ba-
tuo ( nve! vies the spirit as with a veil ; rdl i;m ,;,ca:!S ol" Uvo $Uv;s or a 'nit ofj
just perceotiou of integaal l:armonioi is 00:!' 'PP'"'' t on the surface of the;
virtue. Wisdom h abstract, virtue is 'va,0i'' The compars ufeil by tl;e Arabi-';
anc.etr'. Pcvl'eet wisdom is evernro;-rdl
ed v. .'.'i an aeceleratinL' motion trnwi.l;
aus in tlx; tuirteeuih century was an in-
tl.o mem-nation of virtue. Virtus
in. ns it seli ever in profound repo-e
sliuaieiit. of exactly the ;a;ne de scription.
.'ov ti;o iiicouveuieucc and innflicie:iey
oi sue l an apparatus are obvious : the
'i'uus perfect wisdom and perfect virtue ?the ocean ami the toeing nf
are sy.-wdiro.de.d. and wheie one exists the ,!;, Vl ?M' -i! n':''-ei' 'l l;s i'.-s in a mp-
oth'-r eauuMt be. It is in i!,e endeavor, at ii!!t 'i"ia pi-aeed the magnetised
not in ihM ar-o:u;dis!mient. tliat man "'edle on a pivot, which permits it to turn
wori.s out tho lullness of his d.estinv. 1 51,1 H'"': lU I'UUliSy. Aiterwards it
A Vi:il7 AXClKN'T STORV.
We have rarely been more p!o-.:-ru
with a good story, than with the follow;;:.;
capital one, as told by a friend of ours.
With the true accent and muuue, it i:; ir
resistible. We know nothing of -its ori-
A few ol our histomus refer to a verv
sanguinary war that subsisted betwve i an
early Scotch king and a king of the La : i'.
End. Scottish valor prevailed, and new.-:
was brought of the comolrte s-ic.v ,:'
an expedition a rain.U t!ie C ru',--,i t.-o.ug 'jhine i only an apparent rutitv ; the en- uas a";u'i.lun a ('artl' divide;! i,;to thir
holds. The mon ircli was cd i'ed beyond ! ,i;.V ol" ;-!! Hence the music of t'":'Vf; l,o:,,,s c'a!I,'1 jios'-des Venls; and
measure; and, sending for bis priuci il ! l!i ' spheres is not a poetic fiction. Soul Jhen tne box containing it was suspended
1 T 111 I . . ' .... I I I . I I .... 1 1 I I C 1 1 'I I H ' I M I I 1 1- I , I . I
nuviscr, i,onl -AlexauUer , addressed i :u" ,,!K1 eo-exisi only m oOjectivealiim- ; , ' V n''fr me vessel j
him: ties, tho one connate 'the other inchoate. ,nls 1 1,0 los it wouldalways remain
Weel, Sandy, is there any other king''1"'1" duration of soul is impetuous, that of ll0'l'oiit:!- The result of an iuvestiga
I can bring to submission the'noo ?" c I lo:!y lymplialie. Tiiese in their essen-1!011 l)artlcll)at(?d by men of various na-
" An it please vour majesty, there is I es an never coalesce, but alwavs march ?ns' anu le.sMng the Highest degree
but ane king who n'ye canna vaV.qai -h." i ';i parallel directions. Hence duty and ; f! f'OI1P(d"cy, may thus be stated. The
"Ane king that' I canna vanriish ! ! pleasure are one. Philosophy see'ks to , discovery ot the directive irtue of the
And win's he, mom ?M j evolve tho harmonies of soci-d'obligation, I m:,':ne't W:;s ,na'lc, anterior to the time of
" I mean, your m.:; :ty, the king oi'i!''it -dy transeemlental philosophers are ; ,,oia; before that period, navigators
4 Haven 1 Haven ! W bar's
1 1 is lordship pointed to the shy
tlicn bowed becoming! to his r.sal
ter, who did not iiui'.e.romor 'iiend
was meant, andfvari to bj: ray a
uraphical ignorance by i nankin r
particularly than he had akv.my do ;e.
4i Nua matter, Sandy ; '. ang r.ud tel
the king o' Haven tlu't if d .. 't.
Thu following meui trandiiai ef t!le v, -
performed by thu 1. Jvxpl.H-ing KXj,i
lion, while at this group, was drawn upvti
weeks since, hut other matter has o!)!
to defer presenting it to our readers uuiiti,
The la.t vessel of the Lr. S. Kx-jln-
Sipsadron has now left these Islands, as it :
said ivd to k turn, though it is laiu.orcd c
r morn mav touch hereon their way fro:
the North Wet Coast, to Manila. S,
mouths have i.-assed tiuce their tirht arri,
much of which time Iuu been devoted to -M
survey of tlie coasts, harhors, slicals, rtel ?a"
experiments with the pendulum, magnetic I r''
n ron rimo'i i i i . , It ionic
..-I...II..UIIUH iiiiu iinu'oroiogiciU clistaa
tions, topographical surveys, and a very jet
c ral examination of the geological feature:
of the group, as well as of nil the other tie
p.artments of natuial history. The collec
tions of specimens made have hern full ar;
interesting, with sorno novelties to ivw:
the diligent search of the scientific gentle
men. Still these islands present luit n lur-
I'l l! HUn w..n '..A ...'it . .1 II
and mere fertile troj.-ical coimrri's. T.';
poitlhlr of drawings is full and extensive
embracing besides objects of natural hin
too perishable to admit of their being co.
H'ctly preserved in any other manner, pi'
traits of the most reu. askable natives. sktkV
es of their costumes, dwellings, a plan '-ft
town of Jliuiohilu emlnaeiri"- all the pa'.
nigs, stores, v.barves.
' aide to snii iAc success full v with tho i-o. i l)rM 111 M:'ditc rranean and IndinVi
that, ! i'diatit at;rac!ious of conuonital polarity. I o;nl?Io'(,(1 ,!:(' n,'1-nc,i "'dle ; hut (Jioia,
! i'oe.tdo.e U ail men u a I tho Dial." ! "'aiu.ihle improvement in the priu-
i i i . . ... i ' . . .
:;. V. Com. Adv. ; Vlii OI siispcnsmn, ls hilly entitled to tho
j uouor oi in ang eonsulen d the real inveu
I)t :r-:)v,:;;v tic: Cou:a-. ue!! ,; S' . f)i' as it now
ial. re.t m-n: fo.wer attach to t!:-disoov-, ''";7.T"1 im ''? l s Iiim Discovery
o:w of tins inurnment : and vet tin-.v : i ;;I;rK ,in'l,aii 'ons.j
o'.v U j; " ( ea. iii.n
knav.uj. I'or a j"iv.d, tie.
inv ;:':'ei vr; - :t;'i '. t -
C iu-id( i ate tin
joba ;$ neiv !'c !! t
lr ;'n;us arpoct of aHairs,
ipqmrc whether I'rmvie
t t i 1 1 1 laM'.i
of some of the mot grand, charming, er uc
ltues(i:e landscape s, such a the faf's of jis
napej.e and Wailua, valley of Wai-li
Kauai, t nvn of Mon.dulu, ali of Nuunw,
Cahu, volcanos of Kilaueaand hi una L'
on Hawaii. In addition to this, their sUit
tieal and historical information cinboilit!!
large amount of useful and original m;.t :
which v. hen published will prove of ia;i ' h in
terest to the reading public. The ci nu:
ami commercial woild, will, become Utt,;
acquainted with the resources and ins
tance of this Archipelazo. and not the
benefu to he derived from this and sinu
visits, i. the lilieralizing influence which
commander .md officers are aide by
eoiirfeous deportment, and interchange 11
hospitalities to excrciso upon llet jjoicra
"lout. They by so long an intra com
the enliglitened and high-minded officer;
another nation, cannot fail to improve tin
own iniudj, ami to gain much useful kn"'-'
(,dge, beer ficial alike t., the resident and ff
Hire visiter. That the recent numerous
its of ini-of-war of diflernit m;ti n 1,au'
had ayecided tendency to enlighten
councils r;f 1 1 i nation no rue can eleut'.
who has watched f heir progress. Their T
icy towards foreigners in every thin.; vrfF"
lag peili.-ir.s oik . iirniiir' li- orvloi''