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able experience inl his profcssion. We m
vite the attention of Parents aiit aunrdians
to time loceality of the Rid-,ille Aendemy,
which, in our opinion (fi a pice not Smr
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11. P. BO A TiIGlT,
M AJ T. W A TSON.Trse.
E. W. P E R RY,
L E WIS I O.11 ES. Esj
Feh: . 1538 tI' I
Trll-'. TII0Rl0OUGII BRE-'D oi ,
ILL stand tihe ensuing Spritg Season
at my %table at the Ridge, ahd other
places in tIe District. ([For particulars see
H and Bill.] And will attend at elachl pliae
every nimith dlay afterwards during the Sen
Son, & will lie lot to Mares at the following
prices ;-8 tihe single visit, S10 time Seasoii
andit $15~ to inisure a mare with foal. lIt
every inistanmce time inisuranice money will
becmae dume ais soon ams the immare is kntownt
to lbe wvith foal or exchanged. A coimpauny
of sevemn mares shall be entfitledi to n dednme
tion of $1 on ench imare by onie imanm's lhe'
coming responsibie for time whole. All pos
ihle enreC makeni tom prievent accidents, butt I
wvill nt be :-espnsible for anmy.
GU Y R IVE RS wyas sired by R andolph's
Jlannms, his~ dham by Caroliminan, grand dam
by Bedford g. g. datn by Diommede, g. g. g.
d'am by Quiksilver, out of a Shark Mare.
Randolphi's Jnnmus, amid Camrolim'iitm were
bothI simed biy Sir Arieb~y, amid mlhe g. g, g.
diamse of both were sired bmy imported .Januits
Jim purity of blood Guiy Rivers is unmsmr-.
passedl, in heanity of color uand symmectry
of f'orm. will commpare with thme best horses
of time (lay. ISA AC JONES.
Ridge, Feb. 27, tf4
Look at Thil'!
'/!Y iimported Jackel DUBIiN, five years
o1'L1d. wsill standit al my smmabe. onily three
mileIts aind a half wt~' of Edgeliehul Court
I lomnse, thle entsnmingm Spring Seson, nad( bei
let to marumes att time followving prices viz,: 8
lihe season andii i$ to insure' a imiare to lie
wtithm 1foul. In aill caiscs whert:e a mmiiro is
piut by t he imnsnrnnuee, thme money w uill Ie
consideredltit due when it ms ascecrmtained that
hme is in fouml or transfetred. All pos~il Ic
carc w ill lie takenm to pmrevent 'itecits lhnt
. ] will not hei responsmible fur iany. Thei
Seasonm to comnwneesC li thetnth oif Marchci
amid endi thme hist oif J une. I.
State of South Carolina.
EU7 GEFIELD DISTRICT.
Henry Moore and
F.Iennmor Moore, vs.
Jno. Banskett, Adrk'r. Bill for Arrount ame
of Juo. Moore, de'ed. SctIemcnt.
Wlni. J. Wightaaa
:and wife, and another. I
T IIE. Coanplainanits havinig filed their bill i
the Court of'E-tquity for Edgetiold Distrie
in the State aforesaid, eainning that they, taid i
Defendants Ann Wrightman, and her sister -
hlarknees, if living, are entitled to the estate i
the intestate John Motoe, deceased, in e'qt
Shares, on 'notion of Grilfin, Coniplainant's St
licitor, it is Ordered, that all persons intereste
in the settlernent of said estate. do appear nll
interpose iny objectionpi, which thev can of'rig)
inake to the distribution of the said estate. i
pnayed for in the lill, before the Coittnissionc
of the said Court, tat Edgefield Coins Ii Hotse, 0
or before the fourth 3londav in Mav next.
Feb. 23, 1838 ne 5
It is fmrthe'r ordered that the above he pul
lished for three ionths in one- or aoret lubli
Gazettes in this Suite. WM. JIAIIRPERt.
State of South Carolina.
IN E QTIT Y. .
Patrick Dancan, vs. Angistinie
Arnold, Retbin Robertson, Bill to
Iachel Bighan, und the heirs foirerlosc
and Adainisieitrator of Robert Alurtgage.
P. Delph. I
I appearing to mysatisfaction thnt Willian
Lyon aend 'Virgi'ia S. his witle. Judge 13
IDe il s, Wm.i P'. Delph. Itobvert J. D~elph. Mar
. Delphe, Meartlaa G. De'lph, & Lonsia E. lelli
lirs of Robert P. Del ph, sone tef the ee'eia.
lnts in this case, reside- hevond the limits of thi,
State: Ordered that ihe'y do se-verally appeal
ind plead, atswer or deiiir to the Bill afiiresatn
willuin three niotiths freom tIhe date of the' publi.
:ation hereof, or the snitd bill will, as to them re.
ipectively, he taken pro roenfesso.
WMA. C. LAC K, C.r.A-. D.
Cotnan'r's Office, Fel. 26, IS3M aC .5
State of South Carolina.
Patrick )nncan, ? Bill toforuclose
vs. Joseph Travis, 5 Mortgage.
T appearing to any satishction that Joseph
Travis, the deferidunt in this case. resid ek
ieyond the litnaits of this State: Ordered that he
to appear and plead. answer or dentir to the
aill ntoresaid, within three iontlhs froin the late
>f the pudblication hereof, or the maid bill w i 'l
Comm'r's Ofibe, Feb. '2t;. 1838 ne 5
State of South Carolina.
Patrick Dumcan, vs. earynrret
hlenaidersont, Joh1 lie Ie v. & Bill to
timea heirs and Adiniistrtitrs ' forrelose
of Willian Hodges, jun. and JM toiiga~ge.
of Williaan I Ioelgesst..
T nppearing to ny satiis9 etiaon that of the
lefe.1amlunts inl this case jaeits L. hlodte
Iielhard ldgges, John or John W. Ilodes,
Valter or Wat. Ilodnes. J.amies .tone : ani Eliza
Peth his wiae, Jesse Williaans 11nd4 l.aev his wili-,
1tamles Tomson or James Tomwnes &ani Polly his
vilb, Wile'y Cmninmins tasdl Frankv his wi'i anad
:rah IHlodges, Iwirs of Williain lIedges, jr. and
of Willia I lodges, sent. reside beyond the limlits
>f this State: Ordered that thi dto se'verally call
:cir kand plead, answer or de'kaeimr to the ilhove
intentioned bill, within three ionths 'roin the
site of the publication hereof. or tahe said bill will,
s to themt re.iectively, lap taken prio ronfesso.
WM. C. IBLAC, C. E.'A. .
Comnu'r's Office, Febl. 2G, 1.4: 38 5
State of South Carolina.
IN EQUIT Y.
Patriek Diuncan, vs Iichard luilio forerhose
fldges & Vallenltine Yoman;. Mot-lrdrag.
T apewarn to mti sati iactioin that Itimchard
E loage'la( one of te de'i-aaudanits in this case,
esides bCyondl the litinits oaf the State: Ordered
,;nt fit do alppear aid plead, answer or deimtar
the bill taforesaid, withimijree tmonths fmiai the
lte of Ile th liaeition aereoef, ot the said bill
vil, as to hitm, le taken pro rti-sso.
W.M. C. I IL.A ( 'K, C. 1:. J. D.
Conun'r's Office, Fe :1. a2( u. ne 5
State of South Carolina.
Patrick Duanalm, vs. Johnam i/i tnforcrose
1'ilsont & Mlargaret Wilsont, Mlort.'e..
I T~ mappearing to aaa saiti-lhttela thatt Johnar Wt.il
.ston, (501n of C~i~hres,) elie f' thle dlefenata
ma this case, re'sies beyondia the liamits ofthtis Stte:
ardered that lhe dlo appenar tad pilede, lanswer eel
leamtr tom the tlt~ a iov aamedl bill. w ithain thne
ntouthls f'roam the datle of' the pmliiention haereuof,
er thme said bill will, tas tm haim, lhe taiken prot rin
esso. W M. C. ILA CK, C. E. A. fl.
Commi'r's Ollice~, F'eb. '2(i, lr8;' :tr 5
1'rACK LAMAR of saiud District toll
bekfor'e me otne dark cr'enma I lorse,
vitha white main ande tail with a sta'eek in his
lace anal a wart on lbis left thigh, andl some
ippearanco or being Ilhipt in- the right hips
ive feet five itnches hight. Sitppjose'd to be
or 7 years olel. A ppraised hv~ Thmomna
[lowell amnd Abram S. Latmatr'at Seven-~
D). ATKINSON, J. Q.
Jatn. 3st 1828. ec3
NO IJTII Cet'IROL L.WI.
T. bLLE efore mec otn thle tenth is
by lmilah Coiok living~ on thme Buloel<
'r Roada, tenl miles aibove Edgtelield U. II,
:wo horse mniales ta dlark bay3 imnde a browt'
mty, both 'indeged to beo thraee year's old nexl
aiang, and aippraised to Ite wortht sevent)
lollars each, nao bi'ands pe'rceivabuhle.
. A ARON JIILL, J. P.
Feb. 1th 193. .1
From the Greenrille Mountaineer.
To the memory of Napoleon Patterson,
-I young ian of fine promise, who departcd
r this life in Febrnary, 1838, near White
" Hall, Abbeville District, S. C.
0! is that form we lov'd so well,
Placed in a lonely nairow cell,
To gnawing worms a prey!
fis death, so cruel and so cold,
Ilidden within his icy 1hId4,
That spotless youth-O say?
Ile has dlescended to the tomb,
But in our hearts his virtues bloom,
Fresh as the morning dew.
While we continue here on earth,
We never can forget his worth,
Ilis friendship, ever true.
We saw disease, with loathsome smile,
Hovering o'er him awhile,
'Till pale andstern deeay,
With poison'd arrows sent by dleath,
--Assail'd him, and his vital breuth
On wings fled fast away.
And then each feeling heat did ache,
Inl agony (ill almost break
For that respected one,
Who own'd affliction's chast'ning rod,
And in his pain exclaimed, "My GOD,
Thy sovereign will be done."
Ilis numerous friends dropp'd o'er his bier
The farewell tribute (if a tear,
Before they turn'd away.
To moulder itn the clay.
His aged filther felt the stroke
No tear lie shed, no word he spoke
But ah! lie deeply grieved;
lie bade nflection's voice he still,
And bowing to his Maker's will,
The awful paig received.
But while his form within the tomb,
Shronded in solitary gloom,
In death ulleonscious lies,
Ilis spolliless spirit lives in bli'-,
Thron,d with its God and happiness,
Beyond the starry skies. .. M. C.
From the Registr .& Obscrrer.
Tim, CHILD IN S:ARIn OF 11ERI1 FATHER.
They say I was bt four years old,
WVhen Father went away,
Yet I have tiever seen his face,
Since that Said, parting day.
Ile went, where brighter flowrets grow,
Beneath Virginia skies,
)ear Tencher show tme ont your map,
Where that far country lies.
I hegg'd him FFather (0 not go!
For sitice my mother died
I love io one so well as yon;'
And clitning to hisside,
The tealrs camte gushing down my cheeks
litil tmy eyes were dim;
Some were in sorrow thr the dead,
Anid somte in love for himt.
Ie knelt, andl pray'd to God above,
'My little datughter spre
Antd till we hot h shall meet again,
Oh keep her in thy cale.'
lIe does not comie!-I watch ltor him,
At eveing twilight grey,
Till every shadow weairs his shape,
Along the' grassy waiy.
I mittse, and( listen all alonie,
Whleni stormly windrs are highl.
Andil hlink i hear his1 teinder tone,
Atid call, hut no reply;
A mil so i've donie these font long years,
Withmin a lotnely htome,
Yet every dream of hope is vait
Why don't my faither come?-.
Father,-dear faither', are you sick
Uponi a straniger shore!
Grand mother says it must be so,-.
0 write to us once mnore,
A nd let y'our lit tle dautgtcer come,
To smooth your restless lbed,
A nd hol the cordial to your lips,
Antd press your achintg head.
Alas !-I fear me he is dead.
Whlo wvill my trouble shiare!
Or tell me where hisi form is laid,
Atid let tne travel there ?
Bly Mother's totmbl I love to sit
Where the green btranchles wave,
Good people !-hmelp an orphan child
To fiud hter lFather's grave.
D ESPA I R.
Who man had sinned, and tihe very ele
ments eImeed tosympathize in a lanent for
his lostiouocence, in that hour of dismay,
whonl seraphs forsook, and God h1iimself
turned away the light of his countenance
one brWi~t spirit lingered, nor would desert
man inl this his extremity. Vith tender as
siduity and many a winning token ofkild
ness, did she strive to wenn him from his
sorrowsr She prevailed; and as, by degrees
his mind seemed to lighten of tie weight
which oppressed it, and confidence resumed
her seat; the spirit joved, and "ilope, on
chanted, smiled, anid waved her golden
hair." 'Since then ier home has been with
the children of men; and ever, w ith tihe sano
wiming care, has she striven to beguile
their heirts of sorrow, atid to buoy up the
sinking .spirit. But there are tinies when
she conties not to the distressed. There
are hearts pierced, which her gentle haud
binds not ip. There is a gloom which her
light senters tot,and an anguish which her
voice does not soothe. We are ii loneli
ness and none is near; we grope isn the
darkness yet no friendly hand strotehes out
to save. We feel for something to which
we may Cling; all is etimpty. -We shout inl
agony, yfpt no guiding voice repliesi: ill is
still. It is the feeling of despair-its lone
liness-its itter solitude. Give to mInao
but the semblance of hope, and, phantom
as it may be, lie will follow its guidance as
eagerly as cloes time child pursue the painted
insect. Give hini but a twig to cling Iv.
a1 he will climb, ay, though frail the tet
nre, and the grave beneath. nt gunenh
the last spark of hope, and in despair, lie
will fall witliut a struggle. Letthe siorn
heat ever so fiercely upon tihe soul, yet, if a
single gleam ined its wav to cicer and wari
it will revive,hnt let darkness gatheraround.
and it sinks to fite tist.
Tjiw, fe* (of whieh we speak is an in
<h-liamble , :ign. Ve see iss el'ects,and
we know tht ;! exists. IWe have all, at
tiiene, felt it -.%retchedness, its misery. It
is nio disa11p4)' ient; our hopes IIV have
been hatlie. hm we trist still. One stay
may huave. bein n id hdrawn, yet other nieass
et. silpoj bu. p. It is not sorrow ; br
gnife its tg; or the hand of lime may
soltent aim mellow, and it will cense to
grieve. mti there is a ilow which does
nut stun. sut deiies-a weight which soes
snot oppre Q, but crnsbes-m pang which
does not grieve, but kills. It is tihe blow,
tite weight, time pang of despair. Its toili
weaken's the strongest arn, and unnerves
time stumtest heart,
The weah, which the lbor of years has
heapcd together, may be swept away in ais
isitant ; we know that gold is blt dross. and
that riches are unstable. Pleasures which
oice delightei, amay forsake is: we know
tlmat they ire brittlo, aml that a tonch may
shaliTer. Fortiueii may turn her ssiiilo to a1
mockery, or Famse delude with iureal
visions: we know that tihe 1rmer is a fickle
goddess, and the latter a imeifsil v;g:ry
i sound which diesin tle breathiing. Amid
all time losses ansd woes which lroing thick
upon us, we may hear up agaiinst hen.
But another blow fillows. The friend in
which wec have garnerel i) our leart-to
whom we have unbosomed every sorrow.
and with whomn shared every joy-ie whomt
we had warimed and cherished, inris his
viper-fang upon us. Or when some loved
form has entwinied itself around us, till it
has become linkeld with osir being, death
wrenches its way, and we feel ihmat we have
taken the flower to our bosom tonly to perish;
it is time last drop, and the waters of liumer
lespoir overflow. She coimies to the lieari
of time prisoner as lie eiters Ihis solitary cell,
and tite last holt is dran , tie souni of time
receding flontstep dies upon his ear, awl, inl
sickness of sold, lie siiks dowi inl utter
hopelcssness. Ste is with time wrecked
mariner when tihe last. lonie sitck, which
Iromised a friend io save, has vasnishedL,
& his heart dies within htiim. A Ireadey time
somumd of waters was in his ear,ndt lie "'ls
what pimi ii is to drown~i." l ier wanm anid
hiaggard frm hovers aroiud thme comiehl of
time dlying, when the last remnedy has failedi,
aimid death'is grasp is fitrm, It speaks ini time
dluis eve-tteC lip, pale andi tremiulons--and
thme fasitmm mi iore fiaintly tthrobing hmeari-.
Nor does iusspell work upionm time weak and
timnids alonme. Thme mighty hiavc bowed to
it. At its tench, the cheek ofeosirage pmalest
the arm Of nrenmgth falls powerless; resolit
lustioni fails, and
'Iilipe wilteruig tlises, & Mercy sighs farewell!'
A notobly I~rpress.--Thie Enitonm Refgister
states that \lr. Johln Manntr, wh Io bin-gs the
E.xpr-ess iMntil intom that village frosm time
W~est, "a 'ew sdays sin'ec, whein a severe
frost hadl readered time road hasrd as adlitamant
ais ronugh anti sharp as thec keeni blast couild
nmake it, piting time nobile steed designed to)
h~ear him os to the next five mile post, re
turrnedu te mshiverinig asnimal to his stall
shionhliered ;hie smail bag and pumt oll'on fomot,
and acttually accomiplished his ten miles isi
ione hour nmui fifteenm minustes! This is
imore than nie homrse cumld hasve renssonaly
perfbomed i thaint timme, oing to I le hmati
state oif the beads.' Mr. Manni is a native
of P'einnsyivsmia, 23 years ofamge,and weighs
130 lbs. Iec is a well pumt up chasp, for
nerve andi enew. lie samys lie is gomod for
a ten mdle cilase at anmy titme,nover anmy kind
of a track." Manni is a man,everv incht of
im: amid wei conmmentd him to thiegracis s
nmotice of thmesovreignm head of time Post Of
$ie llennriimnut....Cnlmm r (n Sft J.
From Blackwconi Edinburg Magazine.
The present condition of Egypt is per
haps amongit tIe most rcmarkable of any
existing territory of the world. The Jew
ish prophecies marked it from the earliest
periods of history as lying under anathema
seconid only inl sterntiess and extent to that
of Judea itself. hs religious corruptions, i
which have been suffered, as if for the pur- I
pose of showing to what depths the human
mind, in its natural state, can descend, i
brought down upon it the extraordinary mal 4
ediction that the Egyptians hould never I
be an independent people. No prophetic <
declaration has been ever more distinctly I
iiulfilled. For nearly three thousand years I
the Egyptiuns have been the prey of ad- e
venturers, successfully ravaged by the Per- f
sians, tyramnized over by the Greek succes- t
sors of Alexander, turned into a province I
by the Romans, ravaged by its Saracene I
Government, enslaved bv its Mameluke i
robbers, conluered by thei French, acaint a
in the hands of the Turks and at this hiour c
imastered by a Turkish slave. 1
Whether its long depression is now aboit I
to ecase, or whether, is muimch more proba
ile, it is destined, on the death of Mlahomet
Ah and his son, to fall again into the hands
of the Turks, and feel the pillage of a
Turkish Governiment, is only forthe future
to dewide But the not less extraordinary i
circumstance characterszes Egypt, that it of
all the regions of the earth, is peuihaps the r
most singular instance of a continuance of 1
fertility, and of a perpetual provision for
that fertility. In tihe midst of a desert, tile
tnarrow land of Lower Egypt presents to the
eye a territory whose exuberance scarcely
requires tho aid of humian labor, and has
searcelv ever itiled during a course of cen
tures; this is the well-known work of the
vell-known Nile. But it is not to be over
looked, that the moral and physical condi
tions of Egypt, exhibiting the most direct
contrast to each other since the days of
Pharo, give decisive proof of the fact that
tile power and prosperity of a nation ate b
lependett on higher than soil und situation
Tlhe position of Egypt is made for power. s
Inaccessible by !and, with tie desert for b
its rampart; inaccessible by sea, from tI
the shallows of the Nile, if the people had
the spirit to defend either frontier or their i
short!; stauding on the central point between tI
The: pft--knwrcedr-bomn -%nir me a-- 1,
examimpled productiveness of a soil utterly -
imexhaustible-why has Egypt been a prey 1
or a province for nearly 20o years? All 1
probabiliiy is against it; nature is against it; ,
but fact is for it, and prophecy had prepar- 11
ed us to expect it. Great designs of provi- n
dence may be in activity at this mloimet i
for the restoration of the East to its moral n
understanding, & for the extinction of these d,
horrid, here, ignorant, and godless govern- ti
inents which tear it to pieces. The thoughts
of men, totally free from extravagance, are 5i
turitng upon Palesitte. The davs of tie f
Crusader will iever co:ne again'; but it is ;
itmpossible tQ doubt that a ntew itifluence
is turned towards regions onl which 'nteither 'I
Jew nor Christian can look without a min- e
gling at once of joy and paiii. of the loftiest
hope and the deepest hnmiliation.
NOBILITY OF LABORl. 0
The following elegatt extract, cotanitng
setiitmicits that all must approve & adiretit'c 0
is taken frotn the addressof tihe Rev. Orville U
Dewey, recently delivered imn the city of N. 1
York beflore tihe tienibers of the American i
Judalusry is tihe great school of huaimana Ill
virtue. Is is not etnough to saly, that this la
is necessary to keep tinen out of evil and Vi
imisebief. It is not etnoigh to say, that the ti
iidustrous are always the most virtuous ot
cltisses. But it is to lbe observed that hu- n
man industry is placed ili peculiar crcum- Ith
stances, espeitlly fitted aind designed to e- ,if
licit atd try the virtues of Iuniui beingS.... &
ihe anial, following his instinets. fimds a v
certain felieity itm his paii. Iuman inadus- p
try on the contrary is always a confliction ,
with difhiuties. Thei animnal org-ans akEre t
precisely fitted to thecir respetmive tasks, atnd ht
are already sufficient to atll the putrposes of ta
atinnal atnstry. Btit tman htas to adjust
his powers to am infiiie variety- of exertions
ten thousandi delicate inunipuitlations tand
featts of' dexteirity ar'e rerfauired of' him; his ofi
eye is to beo trained to pirecisiotn, atnd hais
iaiitt to tastce, ne itrumnents, too. are ej
cuinstanrtly to lie mnvent-d to overcotme the tu
dlfitetltues mi his5 way. This, thletn, is the oi
thteatr'e of' ene'rgy, and piatienee ; yes and I h,'
adud, of' imral w isdomn and1 seff restrsaint. ml
'I'he aimital nmay gorge himself, and cani a<
thetn hio dowt and1( sleep ofl' his stirfeit ; and p
hec tamkes no ha-m froma tiidtiight dewv, or e C
the open and chmiluntg catnopy thati is spreatd
over' him. But iman cannlmot etnditre stuch hi
imdumlgetmce or' exfposutre. If lie gives him tseifi
utp to senasuaal excess, his powrers at once I
hegit to fail him. llis eye loses its clear- ei
ness, his hanid its dexterity, his finger ni
its mieety of' touch , atnd he bccomtes a mm.
Iamte, deficient nand dishtonore-d workmn. a
Nor is this aill. Hlow many tatutral ties 'T
are thecre betwecen even thme humiblest scenie aj
of labor ami time mnblest af1ectionis of hti. a
manuity ! In thmis view thie empiloymenat of i
imere muscular strentgth is enOtbllled. Theare vi
is a cetral pint tm every man's lifec arontd C
wich all its toils tandt cares revolve, It is si
that spot whaichm is consecratedl by time naumes ti
of wif'e, chmildrcen, and home. A secret, an si
altmost iuperceptible influence frotm that e
spot, which is like no othier on earth, steals ia
intoi time breast of' time virtotns laboritig man o
anti strengthenms every weary step of his toil.
Every blowv that is struckf imn time workshop a
and tie field, fimds an echo in that hyl r
shrimne of is a ffctions. If' he w ho fights to bm
protc~t is home rises to thme point (if hteroie tI
virtue, no0 les.: may l i.. ..-ohaor li.. g
life to provide for that home. Peace lie
within those domestic walls, and )ros)eri!y
beneath those humble roofs! But should is
ever be otherwise; should the timic ever
,ome when the invader's step approaches
o touch those sacred thresholds, I see in
he labor.4 that are taken for then, that
sounds will lhe taken for them too, I .se
u every honest workman around tae a
So material do I deem this point, the
rue nobility of labor, I mean-that I woulJ
Iwell upon it a moment longer, and in a
arger view. Why, then, in the great senle
f things, is labor ordained for us? Ensily
ad it pleased the great ordainer, might it
ave been dispensed with. The world it.
If might have been a mighty machinerv
ur the production of all that ann wants.- -
lie motion of the globe upon its axis ni ight
inve been the iower to move that world of
machinery. Ten thousand wiheols withiu
w-heels might have been at work : ten thou
and Processes, more curious and conpl;
ated than man can devise, mright have
ecn going forward withouti man's aid
ouses might havo risen like an exhalatiua,
"With the sound
Of dulcet symphonice and veices sn ear,
Built like a temple:''
;corgeous flurniture might have been ph1aced
i then, and soft conches and luxtiaiou5
auquets spread, by hands unseen, a Mai,
lothed with fabrics of natures weavin.
ieher than imperial purple, night knvo
cen sent to disport himself in these Elysian
alaces. " Fair scene !" I imagine voii
re soyng; "frtunat~u for ts, had it been
te scene ordained for human life!" Mut
'here then, tell me. had been human ener
Yv perseverence, patience, virtue, heroism?
ut oil' with one blow from the world; and
tankind had sunk to a crowd, nay, far be
eath the crowd of Asiatic voluptuaries.
[o, it had not been fortunate. Better that
te earth be given to man as a dark mass,
-hereon to labor. Better that rude antI
usighltly materials be provided in the ore.
ed and the forest, for him to fashion into
Alendor and beauty. Better I say, not
ecause of the splendor and beauty, -but
ecauise abe act erenting them is better than
ae things themselves, because exertion is
ubler than eniovnent; because the laborer
greater and more worthy of honor tha
e iter, I calk nnon . thosesvLom .1 ad .
is heaven's great ordinance for hjuatman
nprovement; let not that great otdinaneo
u droken (own. What do I say ? it is
roken down: an( it has been broken down
ir ages. Let it then, be built up again ;
cre, if any where, on these shores of a
ew world-of a new civilization. Buat
ow I may be asked is it broken down? Do
at men toil it may be said? They do in
-ed toil. but they too gererally do it because
icy must. Many subnmit to it as, in some
rt, a degrading necessity; and they de
re nothimg so much on earth as escape
un it. They ftulfdl the great law of labor
the letter, but break it in spirit; fulfil it
ith tlie mtusele, but break it with the mind.
o sonie field of labor, mental or manual
,,cry idler should fasten, as a closcn and
miverted theatre of amusement. ut so
bte not impelled to do, under tlte teachings
7 our imperfect civilizaaion. On the con
ary, ie sits down; folds his hands. and
esses himself in his idleness. This way
thinkimg is the heritage of the absurd and
ijust feudal system. under which serfs Ia
>red, and gentlemen spend their lives in
;iting and feasting. It is time that this
fprob itm of toil were done away. Asho
ed of the dingy work-shop and dusty field
hor; of thy hard hand, scarred with ser
cc more honorable than that of war; (if
y soiled and weather stained garmntas,
a which uioter Nature has embroidered
idst sun andi rain, midst fire and steam,
!r own leraldric honors? Ashanied of
ese tokens and titles, andt euvious ol the
ntitng robes of imbecile idlleness and
maty! .It is treason to nature; it is im
ety to ieavetu; it is breaking heaven
eut ordinance. Toil, I repeat-toil, ei
er' of the brain, of thec heairt, or of theo
md1(, as the ontly true imatnhood, thc'ottly
flenna the PrudleutaIon rengrr.
A vote was recently takent iri the ll'anso
Represenitativyes which goes toshiew how
r thec yoth may safely regard the Noth
na Winig Panrty as hter friends. 'J'fe reso.
tiona of Mr Patton by whiich all p'eritioas
the sublject of Abolitioni were algreedh t
l aid oat the table, Swas Ccede oat hv
eC Sothern memtbers as5 the- Coturse mlit
Iviable: to be pursuted by thaem for the
esenit. Whaethe'r it was the wisest tat
mald have been atdopted by ten, ss e di
i tundertake to say. Stundry pet it i.
ive since been pireented froam the' at'hI
raying that the resoluttiona may he ree-in(- I
he receptioni o1 these petitions was oppe
I, as malimgmag the resoltution itseltt &
eomber fromo Virgintia moved to settIle theo
ut ter by. layitng thec guestion of' recep~hi,.
id with it the whbole subject ont the table.
Ittus getting rid oft the memaorahs, qutietita~
ottaan, andi leaviatg the H-outse to toroce'll
ith its busimess. On that motion di Wlig
embiers fromn the non slaveholding Star es
>ted ; anid every one voted ini the nieguative!
'f thec 62 ndmtinistratioan men f'rom the sOl
etiona who voted, 53 voted in the aflirama
ve, and 9 in the n'gative. E very R epre
mntatiye from the Shaveholinig States v'ot
Ii n the adiramative, with two exceptions
lesers. Underwood ot' Ky. and Williams
We are niot the friend or apoligist of the
tinmstration, as our retiders well know.
nt .justice demands that these facts shonthf
ue stated. They go far to prove that with
e South the Northern Whyi party has ner