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THE VOICE OF FREEDOM.
How very beautiful
The creatures f this earth-can sometimes be!'
Aline was one of such; the tummer roio
Hath not a petal fcirer than her cheek,
Nor hath the light of the out-breaking sun
More radiant gladness. thanAher beaming smile!
Her heart wan full of gushing happiness.
The common air the unfolding of a flower
The voice of streams the music of a bird
Was joy to her; and her glad spirit breathed
Its light o'er all around: Yet her soil eye
Wm readier than a child's to fill with tears
For human sorrow; and her heart pour'd out
Its large affections over all that lived. .
There was no selfishness in its young pulse;"
Its thoughts were full of God, and all He made
To breathe upon the earth shared in her love,
Ahd the upswelling'ofjier sympathies.
In after years I look'd upon Aline;.
Her face was lovely yet, but wore not all
The bloom of its young freshness ;" and the -light,.
That made its glance a gladness, was not there.
A childish group was round, filling the room
With their sweet laughter;-and" a bright-eyed girl.
Who look'd Aline restored to youth again,
Held in his mother's cheek the baby lips
Of a young brother, crowing in his joy,
As she laugh'd back to him.-
Aline went forth
Amidst her servants; and her voice arose
Shrilly and harsh, and they shrunk back in dread
From her stern eye.-- The keen and cruol scourge
Was busy at her bidding; and the limb
Of woman bled before her, and the shriek
Of childhood rose unheeded.
Then came one,.
Whose traffic was in human forms; whose wealth
Was gather'd from the blood of breaking hearts,
And the stern rending of the holiest ties
That bless man's nature. For a price of gold,
Her Husband sold to him the only son
Of a fond mother's love, and from the arms
Of conjugal, affection-,. sad wife,
With all her weeping babes and she stood by
That once compassionate girl without a tear;
Seeing their misery, yet speaking not
One word to save thorn. She who once,
But at the thought of such iniquity,
And so much wretchedness, had shuddering wrept.
Beheld it now without a passing pang;
And careless went to her own babes again
So much had the best feelings of her heart
Been sear'd by dwelling 'midst a land rf slaves.
E. M. Chandler.
THE BATTLE OF LONG-ISLAND.
From a Discourse delivered before the .A etc- York His
ST SAMUEL WARD. JR.
At half past two o'clock, passing clouds ob
scured the harvest moon ; the nifflit waxed frloomv
and the air chill. Suddenly a sharp report of mus
ketry, in the direction ol Yelllow-Hoolf, alarmed
the American camp. It was a startling1 sound
m the stillness oi the niormmsr, and the trooiis
sprang, to. their arms, as the reveille summone
cacK man to his duty. Many a brave lad awoke
trom dreams ot peaceful home, of the father-house:
and its loved inmates, where, in presence of the ia
corps, tne vrcriiice sounus mat luiiea Jum to sleep
seemed . but. as dream-notes, and the danger he
ttntrc"irated;!.one- that was passed. He had obey
ed the watch-word, of liberty, which called hi.n to
the hardships of war,- buthb heart told him life
was sweet, and his cottage home paradise. The
drum rattled in his ear, and aroused hua to the
stern reality he feared not, courted not.
Ere the alarm ceased beating', the nienhad seiz
ed their muskets. Word had been passed from
the remote picquets on the coast, that the enemy
were approaching. Lord Stirling was instantly
directed by ueneral 1 utnam to march with the two
nearest regiments to their rencounter. Tlie.se
proved to be the Pennsylvania and Maryland troops,
under Colonels Haslet and bmallwood ; with
whom, proceeding over the uneven ground in the
direction of the attackhe found himself on the
road to the Narrows, toward'day-break, and soon
met Colonel Atlec, with his Delaware regiment,
retiring before the British, with the picquels to
whose aid they had advanced. Stationing thi'
officer on the left of the road by which enemy were
approaching, Lord Stirling formed his two regi
ments along an advantageous ridge, ascending
from the road to a piece ol wood on the top of a
hill. Ihe Hritish were received with two or three
warm rounds by the Delawares, who,. 03 their
ground became untenable, withdrew to a wood on
Lord Stirling's left, where they formed.
The assailants, now in sight, proved to be two
brigades, ot. touf regiments each, under the com
mand of General Grant. They proceeded to oc
cupy the elevation opposite Lord Stirling, at a
distance of three hundred yards. Their light
troops came one hundred and fifty yards nearer,
wim u v nj w io gam possession oi a superior em
inence on his left. As they marched up this hill,
thay.were met by the deadly fire of Kichline's rifle-
corps, who had just reached the ground in time to
protect this important point, and who, as I was re
cently informed by an old 'man, then and yet liv
ing'near the spot, mowed them down ns fast as they
ppeared. The An e. icnns brought up two field
pieces to oppose the ten of their opponents. A
sharp cannonade ensued, and was vigorously sus
tained on both sides, to a late hour ; until when,
let us shift the scene.
WhiJe tlie-Americans wore occupied, as we
have seen, on the previous evening there was, to
ward dusk,, an unusual stir in the British right
wing.. The regiments already at Flhtitinds, un
der Earl Percy,, wereibihed' at nightfall by those
, under Lord Cbrnwallis nnd General Clinton, who
left the Hessians, masters at Flatbush.. The dark
forms of the tall soldiery, theplay of their mus
kets in the moonlight, the whispered order and
firm tread of discipline) all announced some sudden
or adventurous movement. One by one, the
companies filed" off'iiv the direction of New-Lots,
and before night was faradfancod, Flatlands was
deserted. As they .moved farther and farther
away from the Ameircan -lines, the furrows be
came relaxed on the brows of the British com
manders, and toward daybreak, half a triumph
already gleamed in the eye of Clinton who led
the van.. '
Shortly after daylight, the Hessians at Flat
bush opened a moderate cannonade upon General
Sullivan, who, with a strong detachment, had ad
vanced on the direct roid from Brooklyn thither,
and now occupied the breast-works thrown up by
General Greene, for the defence of this important
pass. Colonels Miles and Williams were strong
ly posted on the Bedford road. At half-past eight,
Count Donop was detached to attack the hill, by
General De Heister, who soon followed with the
centre of the army.
With levelled pieces and eyes fixed on the en
emy, the Americans stood firm on their vantage
ground, nerved for the assault, and prepared to
enact a second drama ol Hunker Hill, l'rom be
hind breasl-wOrk and tree, soldier and rifleman
looked down upon the ascending foe, with a feel
ingot conscious security; when lo! a report t
artillery, in the rear of their left, flew with its ow
velocity along the line. A second volley revea
ea io mem,, witn icartui truth, that the enemy
had turned their left flank, and placed them between
two lirc-e. Horror, dismay, confusion, ensued !
The advancing Hessians were no longer fared
by the whole band stationed to oppose them ; and
vain the efforts ol General bullivan to rally the dis
persing continentals, who hastened to regain the
camp, while there yet was time. It was, alas, too
late ! As regiment after regiment emerged from
the wood', they encountered the bayone's of the
IJntish, and all retreat was cut off. Driven back
into the forest, after desperate efforts to cleave thei
way through the close ranks of the enemy, they
were met by the Hessians, a part of whom were
at the same tune detached toward Bedford, n
which quarter the cannon of Clinton announced
that he also was attacking the American rear.
The British pushed their line beyond the Flatbush
road, and when our brave troops lound their only
outlet was through the enemy, skirmish alte
skirmish ensued, in which they displayed sigr.a
bravery. Many forced their way through the
camp, some escaped into the woods, and many
were slain. Colonel Parry was shot thro' the head
while encouraging his men.
I leave the reader to imagine the disastrous con
sequences of this surprise to the Americans, when
hemmed in by the surpassing numbers, and co
operating wings of the British, they saw inevita
ble death or capture, on every side. Here, strik
ing again through the wood, and lured by an en
ticingpath, which promised safety, they rushed from
its shelter upon the- drawn sabres of the enemy
there, -.retiring to its recesses belore a superior
force, they fell upon the levelled muskets of the
Hessians; bullets and' balls sought victims in every
direction ; and many a brave soldier sank to die
beneath the tall forest tree, offering up with his
parting breath, a prayer for his country, consecra
teu oy nis me oioou.
Against the hottest of the enemy's fire. Genera!
Sullivan, on the heights above Flatbush, made
a brave resistance for three hours. Here the slaugh
ter was thickest on the side of the assailants. 1 air
ly covered by their entrenchment, the Americans
poured many a deadly-volley upon the approaching
foe. Ihe old min, already mentioned, well re
members seeing a pit wherein large numbers of
the Hessians, who fell here, were buried; and fron
another source, I learn, that, to stimulate the com
mander of those foreign mercenaries, he had been
offered a golden substitute for every missing man
Leaving Generals Clinton and 1 erey to inter
cept the Americans in this quarter, Lord Corn-
walhs proceeded toward the scene of Genera
Grant's engagement with Lord Stirling. We left
this galla;it olucer bravely opposing a superior
force. Ho continued the resistance, until eleven
o'clock, when, hearing a sharp firing in the direc
tion of Brooklyn, it flashed upon him that the Brit
sh were getting between him and the America'
lines. Discovering the position of Lord Cornwallis,
he instantly saw, that ut:I.?ss they forded the crce'
near the Yellow Mills, the troops under him must
become prisoners. 1 lie reader will see that
he bad some distance to gain, before this could be
effected. Hastening back, he found the enemy
much stronger than he anticipated; and, that his
main body might escape, he determined in per
son to attack Lord Cornwallis who wai? posted
i ! 1 1 mi
at a house near tne upper mm. i his movement
he performed with the utmost gallantry, leadino-
half of Smallwood's regiment five or six several
times to the charge, and nearly dislodging the
British commander, who, but for the arrival of
large reinforcements, would have been driven from
ns station, this band of four hundred, compos
ed, say the British accounts, of youths, the flower
of the best families in Maryland, sustained severe
oss. But the object was attained, and t'ie regi
ments, whose retreat it was designed to favor, effect
ed their escape over marsh and creek, with the loss
of a single man drowned. In his official report,
Lord Howe speaks of numbers who perished in
crossing the inle. Jitit this, 1 otn convinced, is
incorrect. 1 he sell-devoted heroes of this exploit
were surrounded and made prisoners of war.
vve may reaany conceive witn what lee me
their brethren in the cump beheld the undeserved
ill fortune of the troops engaged' in the action.
General Putnam, a-warrior-of 'the true stamp, con
strained" to remain within the fortifications, and
so little prepared for the events of the day, as to be
only able, where the enemy appeared, to detach
troops to meet them, saw with dismay the manoeu
vre which made them master of the field. His
efforts Bad all been directed to General Grant's
motions. For the defence in front, he relied on
General Sullivan to provide, and great was his sur
prise on seeing the enemy turn that officer's flank.
s the engagement between Lord burling and
General Grant grew warmer, his attention was
attracted by llie broadside which tbe British frigate
Roebuck opened upon the Red Hook battery in his
rear, loo late, aware ol his mistake, he was
compelled to await the issue.
At tins juncture, General Washington- reached
the lines, and beheld with infinite grief, the discom
fiture ol Ins beloved troops. Wringing his hands,
ive is said, when he saw no- aid could reach them,
to have given vent to expressions of the keenest
anguish. From the- he'ght he stood upon, the
movements of ooth parties were revealed to him.
Here,, was seen Lord Stir-ling, gallantly attacking
Cornwallis ; there, a troop of Americans, escaping
with thinned numbers through the British ranks,
were pursued to the very entrenchments. By the
creek, soldiers plunging into the unknown depths
of its waters, or struggling through the miry bog,
were fired upon by the foe ; toward Flatbush, the
Hessians and British were combining to enfold, in
.a still narrower circle, the few and undaunted con
tinentals. Lest the foregoing imperfect description should
have left obscure some of the details of this affair,
let me briefly recapitulate its successive disasters.
I have supposed the reader to be, where all would
have chosen to stand on that occasion, on the Am
erican side. A glance at the motions of the Brit
ish, will show how admirably their manoeuvres
were planned and executed. The success of the
concerted movement was insured by the unfore
seen malady of General Greene. All the passes
to Brooklyn were defended, save one ; and it was
by this that the troops which decided the fortunes
of the day, and were the same we left filing off
from Flatland to New-Lots, on the previous night,
turned the American flank. The road from Ja
maica to Bedford was left unprotected ; the enemy
early ascertained this fact; and, to enable them to
profit by our neglect, General Grant's advance,
which was a diversion, had been devised, in
fleet and1 General de ITeister co-operated with him
in this nianojuvre. General Putnam, taking th
feint for a bona fide attack, was deceived ; and the
Americans were entrapped by lorces superior l
discipline, in tactics, in numbers, in-good fortune
but not m courage: tor though, eleven hundre
were either killed or taken, near four thousand
fought their way back to the camp.
To the absence ofXHenrr.il Greene, who had
studied, and would doubtless have guarded, a
the approrc les to the camp, and to the want of
general commanding officer throughout the day
may this disorder be altiributed. General Putnam
could not leave his lines, and the double care of
New York and Long-Island devolved upon the
commander-in-chief. General Woodliull, who had
been ordered to guard the road from Bedford to
Jamaica, with the Long-Island militia, remained
at Jamaica. The neglect which lost us the day
cost him his hrc Riding home, alter disbandin
the volunteers under his command, he wascaptu
ed by the British,, and infamously cut to pieces, on
his refusing to say, ' God save the king.
Impartiality must award high praise, on this oc
casion, to the bravery ot the enemy s troops, wl
followed so hotly in pursuit, that they were wit
difficulty withheld from attacking the American
trenches. At night, the patriots within them to.
their missing brethren ; and when their loss be
came known, and uncertainty veiled the fate of
the absent ones, gloom and despondency pervaded
the camp. The victorious British, on the contrary
hastened to secure the ground they had gained
tand, flushed with victory, passed the nigh in ex
On the twentv-eighth, a violent rain kept th
two armies in their respective encampments. That
night, the enemy broke ground within about s
hundred yards of Fort Greene, and on the fa
lowing day were busily engaged in throwing up
entrenchments, i heir maiu force was advancing,
by slow but sure approaches, lo besiege the Am
erican fortifications, and their superior artillery
would doubtless soon silence our batteries, lh
advanced sentinel of the British army was sur
rnzed on the morning of the thirtieth, by the un
wonted stillness within the American lines. Cat
ing a comrade or two nround him, they procteJe
to reconnoitre. Emboldened by the sile.iee, they
crept near the embankment, and cautiously peep
ing into our camp, perceived not a vestige of th
army to whose challeages they had listened th
night before. The alarm was given, and the party
who first rushed in, to take possession ol the work
saw in the mid-stream, out of gun-shot and fille
with well-pleased Americans, the last of the barges
which had borne their comrades across the waters
that nicrht. Beyond it, in a small boat, there sal
an American officer,. of calm and dignified mein
On his pale countenance the anxious muscle:
were relaxing into a heavenly smile. This bark-
bore Cajsar and his fortunes; and a prayer seem
i . I 1 n it t
eel to escape the lips ot asiiington, as a glance
at the distant shore told him the American army
was beyond the reach of danger.
Nine thousand men, with all their stores an
ammunitions, crossed the East River during the
i.ight, uni.erceived by the enemy. For four-and
twenty hours previous, thecomiminder-in-ehief h
not left the saddle. 1 he immediate einbarcatio
of the troops was under the direction of Genera
M'Dougall, ti whose vigilant activity high prai
Incurious popular opinion has admitted tins to
lave been a shameful defeat. I trust that all wh
have watched the phases of the day, and the con
tirrence ol good and evil lortune on the respec
live parts of the British and Americans, will ac
knowledge the injustice of this decision. One
great advantage of the assailants lies in the choice
of points for attack, presented by any extensiv
held. Ih s was peculiarly the case in the battle
of the twenty-seventh of August. The outer line
of defence was disproportioncd to the force em
ployed ; and the enemy's subsequent moves, com
pelling our army to retreat, proved the fortifica
lions within to have been planned on too small
scale for the defence of that part of the island.
It was no disgraceful rout. We have shown
that the troops behaved with high spirit; and
would that we might do justice to the distinguished
couragedispliiyed by the bands under General
Sullivan and Lord Stirling, on this occasion. In
particular, may the attack of the latter upon Lod
Cornwallis, be singled out as a feat of chivalrous
gallantry ; and the stand long .naintained by the
Mary-landers, upon the lull, with flying colors, un
der the enemy's severest fire.be cited as examples
of Spartan heroism. Some blame has been at
tached by Gordon to General Sullivan, for Decr
eet of vigilance upon the unfortunate Jamaica
road- This officer is defended by Judge Marshal,
who observes, that the paucity of his troops, and
the entire want ol cavalry, forced him to rely up
on'General Woodhull for the defence of that pass
It may be asked, why a defeat has been selected
for my theme, in lieu of some one of the victories
of the revolution. I answer, that even a reverse,
when stamped by so much bravery, and incurred
through such unlorseen ul-cuancer is itself a ii
ncommin upon the valor of our ancestors.
have no stronger comment to offer those who
would stigmatize it, than our actual liberties. By
tailing, tne miant learns to walk ; by losses, the
merchant learns to gain ; by defeat, and all history
tends to prove it, an army is taught to conquer.
Moreover the reverses imbue us with a saner
spirit than the triumphs of the revolution. They
recall to mind the price of our liberty. If success
flushes the brow of the victorious, and lends im
petuosity to determination, defeat still more power
fully operates to paralyze courage, and depression
is its immediate, if not lasting result. It is, then,
a manlier study to mark the working of the fpiril
which took breath in discomfiture for renewed re
sistance at Harlem, where Leitch and Knowlton
fell, and at White-Plains. Such a soul filled the
breast of Washingnon. His glory lay more in re
trieving the war's losses, throughout the long strug
gle, than even in the laurels of Princeton, andTren
ton, and York.
This splendid retreat won civic crowns for the
American hero ; and its parallel is only to be found
in the Spanish campaign of the conqueror of Gaul.
But the favorable breeze, the calm water, and the
thick fog which, toward two in the morning,
veiled the Americans from the British, and yet
left theriver'clear, seem direct interpositions of that
gracious Providence, which in after days, guided
our revolution to victory.
I begun this paper with the remark that all
knowledge is history. Who can now gaze upon
our magnificent city, from Flatbush Hill, or wind
his way among the populous streets, which inter
sect a portion of the old battle-ground, without
owning that the chapter of past events I have re
viewed, i3 the most instructive lesson we can de
rive from the metamorphosed present ? I recent
ly visited the localities of this conflict, on one
of those genial days when the opening earth sym
pathises with the heart-thaw of memory. Be
neath the fight-scene, the dead are soon to rejoin
those who perished there. A grave-garden has
been laid out among the hills of Gowanus ; and
beneath the trees, quiet tomb-stones will soon be
reflected in the lake, whose banks re-echoed, six
ty-two years since, the alarm of soldiers then mir
rored in its placid bosom, now engulphed in the
stream of eternity.
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anomalous 1 Tomato Pills' and Extracts of To.nato, nor
too particular to observe that the original and only genaiaa
Compound Tomato Pillt, are signed by the Proprietor,
G. R. PHELPS, M. D., Hartford, Conn.
XZf For sale, wholesale and retail, by SILAS BUi?
BANK, Jr., sole agent, Montpelier, Vt,
ULL SHAFTOED Riding Saddles anew article and
superior to any before offered for sale in this vicini
ty. Also 2 doz. Common do. manufactured from first
rate Philadelphia Skirting, and by en experienced work
man, for sale hy CUTLER & JOHNSON.
Montpelier, April 27th, 1839.
May 4, 1839-
A PRIME LOT OF
Just received and for aale by
JEWETT, HOWES & CO.
The following Letter, just received, illustrates in an in
teresting manner, the applicability of this medicine In Tu
mors and scrofulous swellings, and is another evidence of
its effects as an alternative, in changing the action of the
etandular and absorbent systems, and in renovating the
constitution impaired by protracted disease ; although in
some cases it may lake considerable time (as it does for all
remedies which operate as alternatives) to produce its full
nd complete ellects.
1 he accompanying remarks of Messrs. Chesebrouch &
Leonard, will show that the statement of Mr. Vredenburgh
entitled to our full confidence and is without exaggera-
i!Mt, N. Y. April 23d, 1839.
G. R. Phelps, M. D. Dear Sir Although a stran
ger to you, 1 have taken the liberty, at the suggestion oil
our agents in this place (Messrs. Chesebrough & Leonard)
to give you an account of the very remarkable effects of I
our Compound Tomato Pills upon my system. 1 have
been for many years afflicted with a painful Tumour upon
y breast ; and having consulted most of the physicians
in this vicinity, and havo tried their various prescriptions :
notwithstanding which the tumour constantly increased un
til it became the size of two or three inches in diameter.
My general health had becomo much impaired, and forsev-
ral months past have suffered much from a severe and al
most constant pain in my head. In short, by the univer
sal advice of the many physicians I consulted, I had con-
ALLEN & POLAND,
5 Jol 11) atictj
fVVING procured from Boston N kw and elegant founts
of the most FASMOMABLE TYPE, are prepared to
prosecute the above business, in all its branches : and have
no hesitation in saying that all work entrusted to them will
be executed in a style not inferior to that of any oth
er establishment in Vermont.
ICP Office, one door West from the Post-Office States!.
Montpelier, January 5th, 1839.
CW. STORRS having received into" co-partnership
JAMES R. and GEORGE LANGDON, will con
tinue business at the Langdon store recently occupied by
Baylies & Storrs, under the firm of STORRS k
LANGDONS. And the patronage of their friends and the
public generally, is respectfully solicited.
C. W. STORRS,
JAMES R. LANGDON,
Montpelier, April 1. 1839.
Boarding House !
VFEW gentleman boarders can be accommodated with
board, with single rooms if desired, on reasonable
terms. A. CARTER.
Montpelier Village, Jan. 5, 1839. l:tf.
IN payment for The Voice of Freedom, by the subscri
bers, a lot of good dry Wood, also, for accomodatien of
town subscribers, they will take all articles of produce, us
ually consumed in a boarding house.
ALLEN & POLAND.
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