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VL3Llni4 WEEKLY, 111 SaXtfO BOOS, AT 92 PCK JUT. FA TABLE IS T1IIS MOTH FffeUCI TUS TlaUS OF bill JUttsSV-OV j
Ticra t-i-. irx i lA-isv.f r Selected, foetrp. DEATH OF THE JUCJITEOUS. . World, with tiy cares away! i&lence trwl darkness reign around. But lo! the break of day! 'What Wight a lid sudden dawn appears, To shine upou this scene of tears? Tis net the morning light, ." Tbut wakes the lark to ring;' :Tis not a me tsor tf the night, Nor truck of angel's wing: 2t i an uncreated ream, , Like that which tlioae us Jacob's dream. Eternity and time. " Met, for a mcrr.ent, here ; From e rth to hcu en, a scale eutlimc Re-tcd oa eih'-r f hew, Whose sfojia a suindy figure trod, 3sV dettj'a Jd hand led home to God. lie landed u. our view, Midst axuing hosts above, . Whoe ranks s tood silent, while he drew JNigh to the throne of love, '.And meek!) took the low est seat, . Yst nearebt h Redeemer's feet. ThrillM with ecstatic awe, ilntranc'd our spirits frll, And saw et wMt nut what they saw, And heard no toun can tell v What sounds the ear of rapture caught. What jt,ry fv! 'tweyo of thought. Thus far atove the pole, t .Jfiuth rcay purscc the iifranchied sou!, But soon her pinions tire : . Jx is not give a tw mortal man, - Ikenaal mysteries to scan. , V; KCFI-ECTlONS, ..Written n:ar u Friends' meeting house, f near this village, after an evening ram - tie. .. . . '. tJweet solitude, how southing to the soul, The li small voice within thy wood- lal . cast -,-lfow melting tu ihemindjJlrycontro!, Wben memory meditates upon the past. Thc softeucd sounds of evening from afar, on 1 my earfc irtnecbo'aedvershcU - fCo hum ef Busy industry can mar The scene, O solitude, I love so well. Vithia these silent unembellishod walls, i: The spirit wakes is aaeditation deep "J law mack unlike the pomp of grandeur's 'halls,-- , That eherms the sight, but leaves the ssulto sleep. . - sweet simplicity, thou reignest here . la all that's lovely to the soul or sight; No pomp, no pride, to erring mortals dear, Disrace these walb&xan God in pride - delight? , JBach object speaks sincerity- and truth, T Vhi.t sum should be- alaf, that he is .. .'" - V . . ' -Oasne hither, O ye vain and gaudy youth, Qome with me 6c survey the silent spot. - .. - Beneath these aged oaks to fcilence given, Sleeps many a heart that meditated here j . - . The relics too of raaoy a soul in heaven, Of nrany a soul in piety Mnccrc. No marble monument adorns the dead, Or tells the story of a pompous name ; o let roc di so rest in peace my head, Unknown to fortune's favors & to fame. 3utO, not all unloved let one kind friend, OYr my lone tomh shed pity's tender tear, -is ft, perhaps, some gentle form mey "t bend, 7 - OVr once lov'd hearts that coldly lunv bcr here, " J l ' Itovo simplicity in all I see, ft all ! (eel cnl all that I CD'rV ' Yet strange to think that charm is not in me, " 1 - '- ; -' " Too much I trific ith each gaudy toy. I love to gaze upon the neat attire, That wafts the form of some fair friend What eye can gaze upon her, nor admire The grace and beauty that tofwttly blend. Olsfesvialovli sta sou! IMMS, Thsjs w the vain, the gaudv, r th Whene'et I think bow angels look on high, I dunk of some fair friend is plain array. Farewell! blest scene of solitude, again I will revisit tujT delightful spua " 1 Again awake the harp to sweeter strain; Xor by the child of song be thou forgot. M1L1 X)RD BAm. the jUonAiiismv Ti truth that sheds a lotOre here. - Or TUB felrfLE AND ITS AITU02. This di vine book, the only one w hich is ir.dipcribablc to tae ChnsUai., need Oidy to be read, witti rehection to ir. Slrc love lor its uuLftor; ai.d the most ardent Uesire to obey its prcce.i& iNever did virtue speat so sweet a lan guage; i.ever w as tlie nio&t profound wisdom expressed with so much energy and siuiphci ty . No one can arise trcm; ha perusal without -keliLghimsell bel ter than be was before. The majesty of the scriptures strikes me with astonishment, and tne sanctity of the gospel addresses itself to my heart. Look at the volumes of the philosophers, with ail their pomp: how contemptible do they appear in com-, iKinson to this ! Is it siblc that a can be the work 01 manr Van ne wno is the subject of its history, be himself a mere man? Was hisUie tone of an enthusiast, or of an amli Uous sectary ? W hat sweetness ! What purity in his manners! What an atlecting grace fuliiess in bis iiistructions ' V nat su b liinity in his maxims! What profound wisdom in his discourses. V hat pres ence of mind, what sagacity pro priety in his answers! iiow greithc cotuniand over his passiou! Where is tac man, where the pnilosbpher, who could so live, sufler and die, without weakness and ostentation ! Wfce' rla to described his imaginary goodiusm, covered with ail the disgrace of crime, yet worthy of all the rewards of virtue, he described exactly the character of Jesus Christ.. The resemblance was so striking, itould not be mistaken and all the Fathers of the church per ceived it. What prepossion, what blindness mast it be, to compare J he son of Sophroniacus to the son of Mary t What an immeasurable distance be tween them ! Socrates, dying without' pain, and without guominy, easily sup ported his character to the Jaat; and if his death, however, had not crowned his life, it might have been doubted whether Socrates, with all his wisdom, was any thing more than a mere sophist. He invented, it is said, the theory of moral science. Others, however, had before liim put it in practice; and he had nothing to do but to tell what they had done, and to reduce their examples to precept. Ari& tides had been just, before Socrates had defined what jus-, tice was: Leonidas had died lor his country, before Socrates had made it rt duty to love one's country. Sparta had been temperate, before Socrates had eulogised sobrietv ; und before ho eel- j ebratedthe praises of virtue, Greece 1 had abounded with virtuous menu But from whom of all his countrymen could Jesus have derived that sublime and . pure morality, of -which he only has gi venous both t!te precept and example ? Ill the midst of the most iicentiou fan aticism, the voice of the sublimest wis dom was heard, and the simplicity cf the most heroic virtue crowned one of the humblest of all the multitude. The death of Socrates, peaceably philosophising with his friends is the -most pleasant that could be desired! That of Jesus ixpirinej in tonnes? outraged, reviled and execrated, by-a whole nation, is the most horxihlettat could be feared. Socrates, in receir tng the cup ofpotsonbi inj executioner .wbcror Jesus, in the midst of excrociatrtor tore, prayed forlasjuscrciless tcrmii rs, - ies! ii ihe die aad deaJi of Socrat were those 1r ge, tc li& aKideathi'JcsuwweTe thoecfa lod. Snail we say luat-Chc ovai:goiical his tory is a mere ficttonl fit does rot bear tie stamp of itcttor bait, the contrary. Tle iiutoy Qf&JirJtej'i--ic sobudy tSnabta) is it,l so? weH aOled u$ that wf Jesus CiirwC rHialf aitigp in feet oii'f shilWfSi rif?eu! whtioul b fcOm ibf eri i 'sooold ha we uYshefi t:ie siorjeyt of iu The J e wijk au os -j? v iacapablc of tiie diction, iid-1 fcifa-'gers to the mortality co . tai-.e.J i-4 Kie goepeJ, the marks of auose irati are so fctrikir.g, Jjerfectly ini n.'ti!l,aiat the inven tor would be a more arteiusiuug man thavt the hcrow - A nsteTdl. ' ' ; .The depopulaliag pestilence that wakctti ;t f9oula-v the carnage of 5:rdef auad deTastavfarcan scarce y ex!ulit tlieir vic iu more terri ble array", tiiaaJeAUnfmLiating drunk enness. 4 have aeea a promising iaxni ly spring from a parent trunk, and strelcn abroad tot )Hpka'lunb like a flowering tree covered with a green and iHaliay toiiage, 1 heve seen the unilateral decay jtmDMV.g on the yet tender leal, and gnawing like a worm in the u iopened bud, wlule tacy drop ped olf one by oue, and the scathed and ruioed shttii. stood alone, until the, WLads and raiis of many a sorrow laid that too in the dust. On one of those holy da when ttie patriarch rich in virtue as in years, gathered abo it him the great aad the htde ones of his flock bis so.'iS with their son, and hi3 daughters with their daughters 1, too, sat .at the festive board. I too, pledged them iu the social wine cup, uau rtjutvca wun mem nuaa tac iiuss- pidertht aHx.!!4J tnegwU CtJ. m;ui waryt rf V ge?ial glow ot youmtul ventiaai t wiped tae tear of joy from his ghfnir-geyj. He was hapyy. 1 met witftrraeta itrii t wuen llic rolling tear broaht tie fos- all there. The ldd otti ian sighed as his safibsed tye dwelt . bpou tle thea unoccupied scat. '' But joy yet came to his rclieTalSil he vas Jappy. A parent's love knows no dhautioa time, distaace, poverty, hamc, but gives mtensJty aud strength to that passion before which all othe rs dis solve and melt away. - Aaitiier elaps ed. Tlie board was spread but the guest came not. The old man cried fwhere-ase my children f u And echo answered, s-aereXIiis heart broke , for hey were notu-CWiZea-i hve spared his grey hat this afflic tion? -Alas! the demon cf drunkeri- . ness had been there. They had fallen victims to Ids speU. And one 'short month suCSccd to cast the Veil of obli yioa over the old man's sorrow and the young ones' shame. Ihey are all dead. . - . ..." i..--: .' -n'-Tr ' 4 The sur. init-H-and the etrth closes her great ere, like that of a dying god. Then smoke, the hiH&.likyv altars; Ou of erery wood ascends chorus the veils of day, the shadows oat around the enkindled trarjrpareM tree-tops and faQ upon the gay gemsle flovrers. And the hurnished gold st the west throws heu-Jc a drsd t;oli lhe ctr T tinges with rosey hgrtt uenoveriag breast of the tremulous kufc the eve ning bell of nature. Jean foul. If a person in whom wo ave been ac customed to place implicit confidence and who we do not believe to fcave ever yet deceived ua, doe so once is the slightest particular by a falsehood, asubterfuge or even a mere flattie1 the cbrm is broken f r ever, ana the person sienw changed and deteriorated ia all they do, even to their personal apearance, the very traits of their counteumce, the hracter of their eirvressfoa sad the souad of their voice. . : .frX-- . cossticrs ie tW.Sffiif ssko sense to make fre d3 not tact aaophnoa ot (hnt&m sMilses to pot nswa reecvduiwetr observa sHewins ssfsm tee mate impor- wmeh taey do tetkeexwasch w - - . f- M I J Yt ti'Jx m new it. nr tiOe f Cv pleasure ir .ifte, Uorernnlent. and tlie ;sssdthejzr7r Crrd tbrt Ct3 O tCr-r, c I L Jtl t tl Lient direTtt rriodi down thai esesiexU Izt I Cx socii reirxbeta KxT-ja 'i di. lte"Ci-rst of Jamlarv. l:r. t Coi I ire-wan prcrsjt ir r ; CVV : r iraciaci i-soorts iolt; - I tiocl Tli ANNUAL Tb Naieai :intcUigerxerf ceaioer unssri: . j,, 4 w -? ? : '1 he ansaai report of thcecretary i of the ;f reasury was yestcrstay received : Dy txkh lsouses f Congress. . l;tvm Uiis report it appears, that Ihc; receipts h.o the TreaHiry,ln thav year hwA sixhuadrvtf ai.d eight v one thou- sand tiihe huxulred and sixty-Ove doi Lrsand uinety-ooc cents j from sales of public lands, oce nulliou, hre hitndred ; aiid sc enteen . thousand one hundred and tevetty-live dollars and. thirteen cents; rom divideada on bank stock, lour hundred aiid rduety thottsaud doi-, lars; incidental receipt., oue hundred' and thirty-eighttlKHiMuId four hundred and eighty-six dollars and thirty -four cents; making altogether, twenty-four nulhous eight nuudred and twenty-sev- ' en thousand six hundred and twenty seven dollars and thirty-eight cents. The receipts into the Treasury. Ibr the turee first quarters of the present year, 1630, were from customs, seven teen miliioiis two hundred and sixty eight thousand oue hundred and tweu- ty -two dollars and seventy-five cents; sales of lands, one miUion two hu;wlred and ni net) -three thcutand seven hun dred and nineteen dollars and tweuty sevcu cents bunk dividends four hun dred and ninety thousand dollars; mis cellaneous, eighty -four thousand one hundred and seventy-six dollars and ' teyeuty-eight cents ; estimated receipts for U'e fourtii quarter, from all sources, nve miLioits and twenty-five ttiousand dollars; making altogctlier, twenty four millions one hundred and sixty -one thousand and eighteen dollars aiid sevenry-iiinc cents. If the estimated receipts of the i Kurth quarter, of the present year be ; b.aficiftir m that ofjifcjiy of six, hundred and alxiv. six thouai:d s:x hundred and eight 'dollars and fiifiy nine cents. The expenditures of l&9,amounted ' io twenty-five nulhoiis forty-four thou saiid tf.ree Lnudrod and fifty-eight dol lars and loity cent. The expendi tures of the tliree hrit quarters of 130, u mount to twenty millions seven hun dred and eighty thousand nine hun dred andthirt-six dollars and eighty- four cents ; the estimated expenditures ; for the fourth quarter, of l3tl, amount to four iruhions three Hundred and sixteen thousand and foir dollars and ninety-t ight cents; making the whole expenditures of 15i30, twenty-five mil lions ninety-six thousand nine hundred and forty -one dollars, and eighty-two rt-He. -The trxpedirurea for are, therefore, forty-sevea thousand four hundred and sixteen, dollars and fifty eigiit cei.U Uiore than tiiore of 18. The amount of public debt paid in 1S?J was twelve millions three hun dred and eighty-three thousand eight hundred and sixty seven dollars and seventy-eight cents; the amount paid, and to be paid, in 1S30. is eleven mil lions three hundred and fifty-four thou sand six hundred and thirty dollars and tune cents. The total amount of the public debt on thy first of January, 1830, was for ty-eight million five hundred and sixty A a. - - a 1 a a a nve uiouanu, lour nunorea ana six dollars and fifty cents, consisting of; uwuvuiu 1. 11uuu.ru wn nwj nji dollars and seventeea cents of six per' cent, stocks ; twelve millions seven ban- dred and ninety-two thousand, dollars and twenty cents of five per cent, stock, including the 6even millions held . by Government in the stock of the llank of Ue United States; fifteen millions nine hundred and ninety-four tliousand and sixty-four dollars and e leven cents of four anda half percent, stocks; thirteen millions two hundred and ninety -six thousand two hundred and forty-nine dollars and forty-five cer.ts of three per cent, stocks; the balance, consists of upwards of thirty-' ' two thousand dollars of small items.' The total amount of public debt on "the first of January, 1331, will he tlitr- t ryaewuihomooc hundred and twen ty-throe thousand e ; hundred and ninety-one dollars and sixty-eightccn ts." .The whole retxSshu&s amount of" this deht is reeemaWe Dcarrjc'one half at .. ' . ,7 I STMK. wwMrnrt!irW -tC7. .? . 7 I na,uclClrxcrbi , ths tL WriuL : na,uclClrxorbi drew drlhu or.3uv .riSV nDWt wiiBorei.jyi.,! qtauten ofine year lqrtI at twetty milLons five hui'dred aul?Z 4 severity - thousiu.d dllair; atd Cfrt 4th quarter at, live 'jnnJIiorjs 'Mx-fc? dred and ten.thovteand tfollarv- ne repel! stales thiat,wit U.estunsr :': tcdthai the accruing duty od . rofie v,r; &aH mcra. imTwu-trdin ISJ'C'irul r. ' j muuang ui store -on uieAst vi January,. ; 1631, w ill be' reduced aUut Jtvc liuii. , dred thous-and dollars by the ojHrraiiOp v -of the acts of the lust seion, redueii v ; . the duties on those articles; and that-'.::', the duties on coflt-e, cocoa, salt,' 'and molasKs, accruing in 1S31, and paja-;-.1-.' - blc within that year, will,upcna like r consumption to that of be furtb- . , cr diminished by tlose acts about tdx hundred thousur.d dollitrs. 'tThe rr" . , l-eal of the duties on fozsagc, which will take ellcct on the 1st of April nest wilt further, redact tW rovenne of tlie next ctr about seventy -livi- u on-' saiid doUar&T! The subsequetit reduc tion of tlie duties on teacofiee, and -salt, on tle 1st of JanuarylS3 'iU probably lesson the usual iinportaiio& of those article for the , demand of 7 1831, w HI probably lesson the usual .? -importatiori of those articles for ths : demand of 1631. t Hut the ioflucrVe ol tLee circnmstaficcs upon tlie rcAe- - . Luc will ue'tn tvtuc dvgree countor actcd by the increased capacity 01 tie cour.try" for .consumptie.il, na cvu eed bv the elurpxd amouut ' of douvCAtic, tiuoris. the iiCi.eral prosperity ci jr,cr-. ing of the trade llh the British eofcM 4 lil, III UiC V 11MVP, BOB fiff IJC Nortn AnierirjmenntihVnf.',vV.-..f'--4. i Tfce revenoe arisirie iroia the sale'- :A of public lands will he imoroved bV, the home general ca.Xto vwUdi tcM ' to improve that from the customs. - -7 , 1 rout a view of all these Ktctv.'aQd " circumstances, theSccrct&rv- CstimatiS, " the Teceipts for the year lti3i, at twen -ty-tiiree miliiou s three hundtcd and V ' forty thousa,! dollars, vii":frcm cus ; tom-V tweotykmc tailiions,;of ' dollars i lands, one milhoh seten hundred diou 7 1 sand dollars ;' tack divides,fou hundred and lanity tnxusand,'rJBllce ' laneou-sone hcikired and fifty thotos- ' ' " and. The estimated cxpeiiditurcd for V; j 1831, are .twey..tkreitmJhoi, - nundred ana twcfity-exgri? t taousaric; ty. and -sixty-tbe dollars?, at jjalrT 1 cents, iriclading ' ten tnilhons of Use - - -, public dubtA.' f ' ' 1 V ; 'c Tlie balance in the Treasury xn t first of January 18'AI, was live mr ' lipns nine hundred and seventy-twe thousand four hnndred and U.irty-fifc t dollars and eighty-oj c cents ;".toa the . T': first of January, lolW, It was fire a- ' ltons seven hundred and fifty-five thou. f r sand seven hundred . and four dollar :' and seventy-nine cents; the esuiwiiteJ r naiance on ine nrsi w January 1 r will be four millions eight hundred and nineteen thouvir-d seven h'indred! ai4hty-ae doUus and scyc-ily-3 -;.f ; v The Sceretart states tfijhe Ravi : gating ' Interest employed In toeiga commerce, and particularly in the ear A, rvimr trade" has suffered a" material ':.'! depresion ?and he add that "that ror -. ' - .j tion of the carrying trarte which' i& uur fettered bv naigatioa laws, will be cessarily fall into tlie hands crttjosc who can navigate cheapest: and tlfi filling off gives reason to apprtliei.d, that the superiority heretofore claimed -for American skill and ecortomr,' " this pursuit, is yielding to taore fcrtu nate rivalry, and su2gests tbe expe diency of coa-iderinz hnr fiur that in terest may, witlrbat Injury to clheff, be relcivcdfrom its degression."1 " A -" " 1 le rr-commend a number vfanpift- . ? -tant rnodiartioTjnlliC mifct syrirUr m coccmpUtrorT of the approvhins ; i crifis in ie fiscal' poficy ef the. Coibcd - : - States.';;; --::"V"r- 'C-V-I 'Wtfh rewtd io the MttL ifiA tatst - ; material aOssion to It "in x tepctf'w V remailt ade by the fcretary,? :'g i houU. it; he cnteatplated wy ; -"y :grcssj nrake firlhcr rrduc- Ki -V.