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THE OCEAN. Beautiful, sublime, and glorious, Mild, majestic, foaming, free, Out time itself victorious, Image of eternity. Epithet-exhausting ocean, 'Twere as easy to control, In the storm, thy billowy motion, A thy wonders to unroll. Sun, and moon, and stars shine o'er thee, See thy surface ebb and flow, Yet attempt not to explore thee, In thy soundless depths below. Whether morning's splendors steep thee With the rainbow's glowing grace, Tempests rouse, or navies thee, 'Tis but for a moment's space. Earth—her valleys and her mountains Mortal man's behests obey; Thy unfathomable fountains Scoff his search and scorn his way. Such art thou, stupendous ocean! But, if overwhelm'd by thee, Can we think without emotion What must thy Creator be? B. Barton. CONSCIENCE. 'Tis not the habling of a busy world, Where praise and censure a"re at random hurl'd, Which can the meanest of my thoughts control, Or shake one settled purpose of my soul. Free and at large might their wild curses roam, It all, if all, ala ! were well at home. No—'tis the tale which ar.gry Conscience tells, When she with more than tragic horror swells Each circumstance of guilt: when stern, but true, She brings bad actions forth into review; And, like the dread hand-writing on the wall, Bids late Remorse awake at Reason's call; Arm'd at all points, bids scorpion ven geance pass, And to the mind holds up Reflection's glass; 1 lie mind, which, starting, heaves the heartfelt groan, And hates that form she knows to be her own. CHEROKEE HYMNS; Evening Hymn. S. M. 1. TSSffißdSl, RZ>5 (pia.i; LS TS*S/T. From the Providence Literary Cadet. MR. ROTHSCHILD. Mr. Rothschild is, by religion, a Jew, and sprung from an humble ori gin. He is, if we mistake not, a na tive of Amsterdam, and in his earlier days pursued an humble vocation.— Some years ago, having accumulated a small fortune, he took advantage of the political affairs of Europe, and, removing to Manchester, entered into extensive linen speculations, and as the tides turned in his favour, he amassed a princely fortuue. From Manches ter he proceeded to London, and be came an extensive dealer in stocks, and met with almost uparalleled suc cess. His reputed wealth soon intro duced him to the most powerful prin ces of Europe, who, in their emergen cies, called on him for loaifc, and af ter the lapse of a few years, many of the States of the continent, as well as England, were regulated by his nod.— At present, though proscribed for his religion, he is by far the most impor tant personage of Europe. His socie ty is courted, from the sovereign to the plebian, and they who affect to despise him for his creed, are com pelled to admit his power, and to suc cumb to his greatness. He is generally seen at the London Exchange during the bustle of the day, and, if he were not pointed out to the spectator, as the famous bank er* no man: would, on gazing at his person, suppose it to be that of Mr. Rothschild. He is careless of his at 'ire, which is not of the richest order, and partakes of nothing that lias the least semblance to extravagance, or wen ordinary richness. A drab hat slovenly flapped over bis eyes, gives him a ludicrous appearance, whilst the legs of his trovvsers, which are generally pushed up and hung over the tops of his boots, renders his whole ap pearance rather offensive than other wise. But it is when the contour of the face is examined, that the mighti ness of the mind within is displayed, and seen to discover its energies to the attentive spectator. His eye, which is very dark, possesses great vivacity, and is sure to glance among the multitudes that address him, and to examine and decide at the instant, on the merits of the numerous appli cants who appeal to this modern Cras sus for the use of his treasures. Mr. Rothschild, notwithstanding his nume rous engagements with the world, and notwithstanding he belongs to that class of the world's population, with which we are too apt to associ ate sordidness and all the offensive qualities of the professed miser, is as benevolent and charitable as he is rich, and yearly expendsvast sums in meliorating the condition of the poor, whether they be Jews or Gentiles.— In his manners he is mild and never as sumes that aristocratical demeanor, which is often observable in the de partment of those minor lords of crea tion, who grow purse-proud and aus tere, and seem to think the world was made for their entire use and dispo sal. His example is worthy of the imitation of Christians, and by adopt ing his line of conduct, and practising upon his rules of action, they might render themselves far more useful to themselves and society. The boun ties of heaven were never bestowed upon a more meritorious individual, and, by the manner in which he makes use of them, he teaches us that it is not wealth «alone that can purchase happiness. From the Vermont Chronicle. MEDLEY. Children should early be taught to pray. Shall they use a form of pray er? No—if prayer is rightly defined "an offering up of our desires to God." For the experience of most of us tes tifies that a form prevents or destroys these desires, and the service is in great danger of becoming a mere hab it. Rather take the child in your lap, and teach him plainly and familiarly his dependence on God, and what he needs from God, and then let him ex press them in his own imperfect lan guage. Iu a short time a surprising degree o.'tlioughtfulness will be man ifest, a surprising degree of ap propriateness in the selection of topics, and not unfrequently an earnestness, which is deeply "affect ing to a parent's heart. To attain this, however, the child should be con tinually watched and instructed.— The child then feels the need of that for which it asks God, & when it thus feels, will express itself with an ap propriateness and fervor, that other words than its own will not permit. Every parent should keep in mind the example of Durant, mentioned page 29th of his Memoirs. Mr. Edi tor, will you publish the paragraph?* * Most willingly—if we can get it. It will not do to presume much on the extent of a country editor's library.—Ed. As we happen to have the remains of Du rant in cur possession, we insert the para graph alluded to above.—Ed. Cher. Ph. William daily heard the scriptures read in the family, and as cunstantly knelt wi)h us at our family altar.— But we felt it extremely difficult to deterniine on the right method of teaching Mm how to pray. Though no enemies to forms of prayer in the ab stract, we thought that when children learn to pray by a form, they too fre quently pass through the task, without any exercise of the understanding— without attention. At this time, Mrs. D met with a passage in Zollikofer's Sermons, which instantly approved it self to our understandings; and on which we proceeded to act. It was this:—"Let your children be taught, in general its relation to God, its de pendence upon him, its obligations to him, &c. &c. then let it form a prayer for itself. This will require thought, recollection, views of the future," — &c. His mother would take him on her knee, and say, "Now, my dear, think how good God has been to you to-day, in continuing to you your dear papa, and me, and aunt, and other friends; in giving you health, opportu nity for learning, &c. Think of what hns been amiss with you. Consider what you need,—-his protection, his favor, and his mercy." This would, at times, lead to a long conversation. At length he would kneel upon her lap, with his face in her bosom, and offer hie prayers. They were at first, short, singularly simple, but always couducted with the greatest serious ness. Exercise improved his talents; and at the age of eight or nine, he could and did pray with considerable variety, with facility, and occasional ly, with pathos and eloquence. At the age of twelve, and thenceforward he had a remarkable fluency in prayer, though it was never heard by any hu man being except his mother, and my self. On no occasion could he be pre vailed upon, even to his last hour, to take a part beyond that of reading the scriptures; or of reciting a hymn, in the devotional exercises of the family. It was, I believe, pure modesty; but it was carried to an almost criminal length. In my occasional absence from home, he always devolved upon his aunt the task of conducting family prayer, for which he was himself so well qualified. ANECDOTES OF REV. J. HAL- LOCK. From the Memoir. A brother who had been to talk with an offender in the church, informed Mr. Ilallock of his ill -success, and asked if he should make a second ef fort. "Stay," said the affectionate pastor,?"and let me first go and see him.', He went, and addresed the offender nearly in these words: "My dear brother, I have an unusual affec tion for you. I can scarce tell you, how much I love you. I have been thinking about you, of late, night and day. My love to you has seemed stronger, within a short time, than ev er before." The man burst into tears—he could let him proceed no farther—his heart melted—he con fessed his fault, and engaged to make requisite satisfaction to the church. When his people erected a house for public worship, there was a differ ence ol opinion, and some warmth of feeling, as to the form of the seats.— Some were in favor of pews; others, ol slips. To settle the question, a meeting of the Society was called.— On the Sabbath preceeding this meet ing, Mr. Hallock, ever anxious to a vert evil, closed one of his sermons with the following anecdotes: "I was, last week, at C , and saw a poor sinner in great distress for his soul. He informed me that he received his first deep impressions under a particular sermon. I said to him, 'I want to ask you one question. Was you, when the arrow from God's quiver reached your heart, sitting in a slip or in a pew?' 'O, sir,' said the astonished man, 'I cannot tell. My mind was so overwhelmed with what the preacher said, I paid no attention to other objects.' "I found another person in trans ports of joy. His tongue was loosed in the praises of God. He spake in rapture of the love of Christ. I said to this man, 'Dear sir, will you tell me. the fashion of the meeting-house where you was seated when you found this precious Saviour? Had it pews or slips? He replied, with some im patience, 'I neither know nor care a bout that matter. It is enough for me that God was pleased, in his great mercy, to appear there for my sinking soul." [The effect was peculiarly happy. When the hour of meeting came," a spirit of concession was every where apparent; and after a solemn prayer by the pastor, it was voted with great unanimity to leave the whole matter to the discretion of the builders.—JV*. F. OA.] In a circle of ministers, where the nature of the sinner's inability was the topic of discussion, instead of his ex act views he stated the following fact: "A man in my parish, who is no sailor, lately made an attempt to cross a mill-pond, in a small boat. The wa ter was high, and to his dismay he found himself gradually carried down toward the dam. In this extremity, not knowing how to manage the boat, he called to some persons on the shore. They cried out, 'Row on the other side.' All agitation, he replied, 'I can't.' They cried more earnestly, 'row on the other side.'' He still said, tremblingly, 'I can't.' They added, 'Well, then, go over the dam." FVom the Troy Budget. Troy beats Penn Yan!—-Every body who has once heard of Pe;iin Yan, will always remember it, from the singii- larity of its name. But, as if this was not sufficient to establish its celebri ty, the inhabitants of that noted place once voted the devil out of its pre cincts; and on another occasion, one of its juries decided, that " a man was not a habitual drunkard, unless he was drunk more than half the time." One would think, that a decision of this kind, might, at least in the pre sent refined generation, stand unrivall ed for its eccentricity, or rather for its deviation from the principles of common sense. But a verdict which was lately rendered in this city upon the same subject, proves the uncer tainty of all human calculation, and compels even Penn Yan to yield the palm of superiority for its jury decis ions, and forever after to hold its peace concerning habitual drunkards. It was proved on the trial of the case referred to in this city, that the al ledged drunkard would become intox icated whenever he had the means of procuring ardent spirits of any kind; that in fact he was drunk more than half the time, and in consequence thereof was incapacitated from man aging the affairs of his family. The jury retired, and after a few minutes' deliberation, returned with a verdict, " that a man was not a habitual drunk ard unless he was drunk all the time." Fools Gazette.—We remember to have seen a notice sometime since, that a paper was about to be establish ed in Germany, called the "Fool's Gw :etteThere is much matter afloat that would be every way appropriate to its columns. All the wonderful, mel ancholy, disastrous, terrible, frightful, horrid and atrocious, will of course be gathered up, and will form a rare treat for the fools and their cousins. The following bill of fare was posted up at the window of a London paper not long since: "The paper of this eve ning will contain one crim. con. (by a clergyman,) one elopement, two se ductions, and one murder." That must have been a "Pool's Gazette." In politics the Fool's Gazette should wrap party spirit around it as a gar ment, and the more it can succeed in identifying parties with the interests of individuals and the excitement of per sonal andl local feeling, the better it will succeed with the "Fools." What do they care for r inciples? And what do ihey care whether it is a new lie or a repeated one, that flatter* their vanity, gratifies their prejudices, and adds fuel to the flame of partizan zeal? A residence in this country at the present time would furnish the Editor with a fine opportunity for learning how to manage this depart ment. But it would require no little talent in him to surpass some men in his line that are now flourishing among us. If he has any thing at all to do with religion, he must pursue an analogous course. He must aim at exciting and gratifying sectarian feeling—slander other denominations—puff his own— and always prefer a trifling anecdote of an idividual, to valuable facts that bear on the well-being of communi ties. Then let him garnish his advertising columns with cuts of houses, horses, ships, steamboats, &e. &c. so as to give it the appearance of a stray leaf from some huge toy book, and the work is done. How can the reader understand the subject, unless some thing illustrative meets the eye? Camphor.—The purposes to which this useful article may be applied, are not, perhaps, sufficiently known. Put in the bottom of a trunk where there are woollen goods, it will pre vent moths from entering. Sewed in small bags and fastened at the inner corners of bedsteds, it is effectual a gainst bugs. In fact no insect car* long endure it. Cure for Dyspepsia.—We have heard of a dysyeptic clergyman, at the south, who, after a long confinement, conclu ded to try the experiment of preach ing once; and accordingly he deliver ed three discourses in one day, of arv hour each. Upon his return to tha house, he told his negro servant that he felt much better for preaching- The servant replied, "I thought you would massa, to get so much trash off you tomach."—jv*. Y. D. Mv. CHEROKEE ALPHABET', Neatly printed'and for sole at this OJjice. Gwy •ISGXtf.J Dh QZJi. , Per. Chron.