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are 'bite foaming I I I or iBoetrp* THE TEMPEST. The tempest has darken'd the face of the skies, The winds whistle widely across the waste plain, The fiends of the whirlwind terrific arise, And mingle the clouds with the wave. All dark is the night, and all gloomy the shore, Save when the red lightnings the ether divide ; Then follows the thunder, with loud-sounding roar, * And echoes in concert, the billowy tide. Battho* all is murky and shaded with gloom. II >pe, the soother, soft whispers, the tempest shall cease ; Then nature again in her beauty shall bloom, And enamour'd embrace the fair sweet-smiling peace. so " to Tor the bright-blushing morning,all rosy with light, Shall convey on her wings the Creator of day, He shall drive all the tempests and terrors of night— And nature, enlivened, again shall be gay. Then the warblers of spring shall attune the soft lay, Amt again the bright fiowret shall blush in the vale— On the breast of the ocean the aepliry shall play, And the sun-beam shall sleep on the hill, and the dale. If the tempests of nature so soon sink to rest, If her once faded beauties so soon glow again, Shall man bs forever by tempests oppress'd, By the tempests of passion, of r , ami pain ? Ah no Î for his passions and sorrows shall ceace, When the troublesome fever of I fe shall be o'er ,• In the night of the grave he shall slumber ii And pillion and si peace, row shall vex him no more. And shall not this night and its long dismal gloom, Lik. the nighl of the tempest Yes Î the dust of the earth pass away ? in bright beauty shall bloom, And rise to the rning of heavenly day ! WWTAlm '•> r-JffTTVH __£0tsceUanp ADDRESS TO THE OCEAN. is , , . Had, thouuiexhaust.il,ic source of. p indt-r and contemplation! Hail, thou multitudinous ocean! whose waves chuce one another down like the genera.tons of men, and, after a momentary space, are im merged tor ever in oblivion . i n) fiumuating I waters wash the vaiud shores oi the ■ wotld, and while they or-join nations , whom a nearer connection would in vulye, in eternal war, they chculatc , their arts and abours, to give health and plenty to mankind. How glorious how awful are the scenes thou display est . YVhei her we view thee when every wind is hushed, when the morning stivers the level hne oft.te horizon, or when the e veiiing tract is mat Ked with flaming gold, and ihy unrip.ed bosom reflects 0 the radiance of the overarching hea vens ! Ur whether we behold thee in thy terrors ; when the black tern- l pest sweeps thy swelling billows, and the boiling surge mixes with the clouds ; when death rides the storm, and humanity drops a iruitless tear j inr the toiling manner, whose heart is sinking with dismay. And yet, -mighty deep ! His thy surface alone we view. \Y ho can pe netrate the secrets ot thy wide do main . What eye can visit thv nn me ^f. r rock ^ ailtl caverns, that teem with life and vegetation . Or search oui the myriads oi objects, whose bcautits he scattered over thy dread h-u ' • j . . , , lhe mind staggers with the un mensitj of its own conceptions : and when it contemplates the flux and reflux of thy tides, which, from the begimng of the world, were never known to err, how does it shnnk at n.L-nlïiv t u m r PC T • originally laid thy foundations so hlth "Sid th,°r ,np0ten u VOi u C hath fixed the limns where thy proud waves shall be stayed ! EXTRACT. Passion is a fever of the mind, which ever leaves us weaker than it found us. It is the threshold of mnd ness and insanity, and indeed they are so much alike, that they some times cannot be distinguished; and their effects are often equally fatal. The first step to moderation is to perceive that tve are falling into a pas ston. It is much easier wholly to prevent ourselves from falling into a passion, than to keep it within just bounds ; that which few can mod. eratc, almost any bodv may pre vent. * A passionate temper renders a man unfit for advice, deprives him of reason, robs him of all that is great or noble in his nature, destroys friendship, changes justice into elty, and turns all order into confu sion. Cl 11 Augustas, who was prone to an ger, got the following lesson from Athenodorus the philosopher. That so soon as he should feel the first em otions towards anger, he should re peat deliberately the whole letters of the alphabet ; for that anger was easily prevented, but not easily sub dued. To repress anger, it is a good method to turn the injury into a jest. Socrates having received a blow on the head, observed, that it would be well if people knew when it were ne cessary to put on a helmet. Being kicked by a boisterous fellow, and his friends wondering at his patience, " What (said he) if an ass should kick me, must I call him before a judge ;" Being attacked with op probious language, he calmly obser ved, that the man was not yet taught to speak respectfully. HEROISM OF A PEASANT. The following generous action has always struck me extremely ; there is somewhat even of sublime in it. . .A great inundation having taken p ; acc in the north of Italy, owing to an excessive fall of snow in the Alps, followed bv a speedy thaw, theriver A-lidge carried off a bridge near Ve rona) cxctpt the middle part, on which was the house of toll-gatherer, I or porteri j f or g C t which ; and who ■ with his whole fumilv, thus remain , ed imprisoned by the waves, and in momentary danger of destruction, , They were disco veaed from the banks, stretching forth their hands scrcam ing, and imploring succour, while fragments of this remaining arch were continually dropping Into the w;tler> In this extreme danger, a nohle man, who was present, a count of Pulvernii, I think, held out a purse 0 t" one hundred sequins, as a reward to any adventurer who would take boat, and deliver this unhappy fami l y .._But the risk was so great of be ing borne down by the rapidity of the stream, of being dashed against the fragments of the bridge, or of be j n g crushed by the falling stones, that not one, in the vast number of spectators, had courage enough to attempt such an exploit, A peasant, passing along, was in formed ot the proposed reward. Im mediately jumping into a boat, he, by the strength of oars, gained the mid die of the river, brought his boat rj er the pile ; and the whole family safely descended by means of a rope, " Courage !" cried he—"now you are safe." By a still more strenuous effort, and great strength of arm, he brought the boat, and family "Brave fellow," exclaimed the count, handing the purse to him, " here is at the promised recon,peJtce, &ha11 llcver ex P° se m >' life for mon ey , answered the peasant, « My la C bour is a sufficient livelihood for self , my vife , and childrcn< thc p ,4 to this poor fanily ; which has lost all." a un. to shore " I my Givc ON A TRANQUIL LIFE. A calm and tranquil life renders the indulgence of sensual pleasures it less dangerous. 1 he theatre of sen-i suality exhibits scenes of waste ant brutality, ol noisy mirth and tumultu- ^ ons riot; presents to observation per nicious goblets, overloaded tables, '^'vious dancing, «cepjacles for disease tombs ith faded roses at r. all the dismal human haunts ot pain, But to him who retires with destesta tion from such gross delights, the joys of sense are ol a more elevated kind— soft, sublime, pure, pèrma nent and tranquil, 3U>1)Î 2lritclcS. A Pariah Clerk in a country vil lage, who united in his own person as many various qualifications as the celebrated Caleb Quoi cm himself, was particulaily distinguished for tlie two occupations of Taylor and Sexton, This important personage was one morning required grave for a Mr. Button. Hating concluded his werk as merrily as the Sexton in Hamlet , he was met on his return by his friend, who remar ked that he looked warm. " why, yes," replied the joint professor of the Spade and needle "I've had a light job. You must know, that 1 have just finished the manufacture of a Button hole ! to dig a I Thefolloiving Advertisement is copied from a late Alexandria Paper . Those persons who have been in the habit of stealing my FENCE for a considerable time past, are respect fully informed, if equally agreeable to them, it would be more convenient tome, if they will steal my WOOD, and leave the fence for the present— as it may be attended with some little inconvenience getting over the pa lings, the gate is left unfastened for their accommodation. J. SWIFT. For Sale. ( Nciv-Caslte County in theSlatc of Delaware, ss.J Y Virtue of an Order of the Orphan's Court for the said County ol .Ww-Castle, will be exposed to sale, at Public V endue, Monday, the 7th day of August next, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon, at the house of Mrs. Diannah Biddle, in the village of St. George, and the county aforesaid, a certain Plantation or Tract of Land situate in St. George's hundred, in the saiil county, on the mam road leadin'* from the Trap to the village of St. George" with sundry valuable improvements, containing two hundred acres of arable land and fifty of woodland (except five acres of woodland on the north side of said plantation and immediately adjoining a farm devised to Thomas M'Donough by John Luronx, deceased) being a part of thc real estate oi Patrick M'Donough, deceased, and to be sold for the payment of his debts, tendance will be given, and thc terms of sale made known, at the time and place as aforesaid, by Sarah M'Donough and Leonard Vandegrift, Administrators of the said deceased, or their A. torney. on At By order of the Orphans Cou.t, JOHN WILEY, Clerk New-Castle, July 15, 1 83y. [N. B. The above Plantation contains a large brick dwelling house, a barn, and olher out houses. A pa it of the improved land is enclosed with a hedge fence, and the woodland weil tim bered.] SARAII M'DONOUGH. To the Electors of New-Castle County. Fellow-Citizens , Having been selected by the Repub lican interest oi this County for the office of Sheriff, permit me respectfully to solicit your support for that office at the General Election in October next. Tir : PERKINS. Naamaii's.Creek, June 3.1309. tf Farmer's Bank Of the State of Delaw I are, -r-m? TV . c , ? u, 'j 4 > l8 °9 TMIE Directors have this day declared a dividend for the last 3tx months, at the rate ot six per centum per annum on the capital stock of this Bank, which will be paid to the stockholders or their legal re présentâtes, at the principal Bank and the Branches, at any time after the lath instant. PETER CAVERLY, Cash'r. Wilmington, July 8, J8G9. Notice -rg hereby given, that in ^ private Act of the General Assembly of the state of Delaware passed at ihcirlast session, application will be made to the ' 0 ° f tex'month,^ an order to sell rile ; eal eMate „f j amet :irs i la u, late of the borough of Wilming. UHIi deceased, for the benefit of the devi 9eeb named hi his will, pursuance of a SAMUEL CAN BY, Acting Executor. Brandywine Mills, 7th mo. 12, 1809. Two 'Dollars, W ITH a reasonable allowance im - ne« cessary expences, will be paid for lhe apprehension and delivery to die sub scriber of KIT 1 Y HYNSON, a light m - latto servant girl of about thirteen years of age, who absconded on the evening ol lhe 2d instant. John Reynolds. Wilmington, 7 mo. 8, 1800. Matthew Kean I N FOIL MS his friends and the public, that he has opened a Dry Good Store on the west side of Market Street, next door below tile corner ul' Second Street ; where lie offers for sale a handsome assortment of seasonable goods on moderate terms. Wilmington, June 17, 1803. X~VALUABLE Tract of Land for sale, At Private Sale, IIF, subscriber offers lor sale die tra:t of Land on which he at present re sides, situate in Mill-Creek hundred in the county of New-Castle and stale of Del». containing two hundred and fifty acres more or 'less, with a comfortable dw-Hing house and kitchen, a cellar, barn, and a good stone spring-house thereon erected, a young apple orchard, and a van ety oi other fruit trees of .he best quality i it is well watered by a number of excellent springs ; on said tract there is near twenty acres of good timothy meadow land, about forty acres now in clover, a large proper. tiou of woodland—and the residue good arable land capable of improvement to a high state of cultivation, being within one mile of limestone where it can he had reasonable terms tight miles from Wil mington and six from Ncw-Port on lhe main road leading from thence to Lancas ter. As it is presumed any person inclining to purchase will view the premises, thought unnecessary to give a further de scription—it will hear a division into three parts, and will he sold either the whole to gether or in parts as may best suit the pur chaser. If it is not sold at private sale or before the 23th day of September nexr, it will be sold at public sale on the premises s<iid day, and a liberal credit given for a considerable part of the purchase money, at which time attendance will be given and the terms made known, by JAMES OCHELTREE. Wilmington, June 2 4, 1809. Wilmington & Philadelphia Co ache es, L EAVE the subscriber's, Swan Tavern Wilmington, and the widow Davis's Tavern, Bank street, Philadelphia, at eight o'clock every day, (Sundays excepted) ar.il arrive at one. T ware, on 2 t is GU on Fare one Dollar. carriages are constructed on the approved plan lor ease and ence, are in excellent order, and have care ful drivers. The greatest care will be taken of baggage, and the strictest attention paid to passengers, who, for their convenience, will be taken up or set down in any part of the city. The most convent* Isaac Andqrson. April 22, 1809. if To Brewers. T O be rented, and possession given the first of tenth mo. (October) next, a large and convenient Brewery, with every necessary apparatus in complete order, sit lhe borough of Wilmington. This Brewery is well supplied with good water, and convenient to a good barley country. As it is presumed that any person inclining to rent would first desire to view* the pre mises, a further description is deemed un necessary. The terms will be reasonable: for particulars apply on lhe premises, thc subscriber at Abbotls and Sheward's brewery, Philadelphia. uate in a or t« Caleb Sheward, 7th mo. 19th, 1809, ^ quantity ol good malt and casks may be had of the present tenants._A lv>: of marsh, about two acres and a huff, to let, with.or without the Bn tf werv.