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From the Kentucky Ileporter.
THE HERMIT AND THE BEAR.
(a NliW edition.)
grave, once lived in a cave,
I» Hermitage cleverly ;
And while he wu« there, domesticated a Dear,
Just exactly like Jackson did Beverly.
So one hot summer day, to repose down he lay ;
As contracted as Jackson did ever lie,
And sat II ui», tfrovvn wise, to mind oil'the flies ;
Nut unlike the employment of Beverly.
But one obstinate lout still kept buzzing about,
As fearless as Clay, and as jovially—
Hr was Watch'd close by Bruin, who doomed him to ruin,
Willi a vengeance as bitter us Beverly.
When at length the fly chose to perch on his nose,
And like Clay lie bore down on him heavily ;
bays Cuflie, " my lad, now 1*11 have you, by gad."—
it was just a quotation from Bcveriy.
Then he struck with a force, 'twould have knock'd down
Or astonish'd the author of Waverly ;
But dreadfm disaster! it fell on his master,
Just like the great blow aim'd by Beverly.
Now in Cuflie's distress his sole comfort was this,—
He had punished the fly most severely;
While the blow in its fall never touched him at all,
That was aimed at by hold Carter Beverly.
The malice of foes in then* spitefullest devilry,
Seldom do as much harm as the friendship of Beverly.
Just like Jacks«
From the Trenton True American.
WIT AND SENTIMENT.
Dr. Brown courted a lady unsuccessfully for ma
ny years, during which time lie every day drank her
health ; but. being observed at last to omit the cus
tom, a gentleman said, "come doctor, your old
toast." "Excuse me," said he, " I cannot make
her Drown, I'll toast her rio longer.
A young pert, prating lawyer, one day boasted to
the facetious Castello, that he had received five and
tvveiily guineas for speakiug in a certain cause.
"And 1," said Castello, "received double that sum
1er holding my tongue."
A certain minister, in the overflowings of his/.eal,
was preaching to a large congregation, and at length
he concluded by prayer. Among other expressions,
he prayed, (as his profession usually do on such oc
cassious,) *• And l beseech, thee, with all humanity.
0 ! Lord, to forgive our short-comings ." This ex
pression was reiterated a number of times, to the
confusion of one of his audience, whose name was
Cummings; and who being remarkably short in his
person, supposed himself represented, and took the
entire tendency of the passage to himself. On the
breaking up ot the meeting, he appeared greatly
agitated, and catching his friend by the button, in
quired of him eagerly, what the tl—ibis minister
; meant by exposing him thus openly before all the
congregation—especially as he was so seldom in the
habit of attending divine worship. His friend en
"Oh ! but I
deavored to excuse an remonstrate,
am certain," replied the other, "he meant me —for
he kept his eve steadily upon me, and pointed at
me through his whole discourse—ami must have in
tended l«i insult me personally ; for lie said '1 pray
thee, O ! Lord, to forgive our short Comings.
A fad .—Not long since, in South Carolina, a
clergyman was preaching on the disobedience ot Jo
nah, when commanded to go arid preach to the Ni
nevites. After declaiming at some length on the
awful consequence of disobedience to the Divine
commands, lie exclaimed in a voice of iliuntler. that
passed through the congregation like an electric shock
"and are there any Jonahs here?" There was a ne
gro present. whose name was Jonah, and thinking,
himself called on immediately rose, and turning up
his white eye to the preacher, with his broadest grin
and best bow, very readily answered, "Here be one,
Real Military Spirit .—One of the regiments of
Old Hampshire, as we learn from the Northampton
Post, lately postponed their muster for u year,
account of the weather. These fine fellows had no
notion of spoiling their regimentals by marching in
the mud and t ain. Falstaff was right, when he
said, "discretion is the better part of valor;" and
having such a precedent, what officer would not ra
ther keep his epaulette and his chapeau brass snug^
in the chest, than run the buzzard of "taking idt
their shine" in the dreary drizzly day, or ol mar
Many meditated duels have been prevented by the
difficulty of arranging the " methodus pugnaudi."
In the instance of Dr.' Brookesby, the number of pla
ces could not be agreed upon ,• ami in the affair he
tween Akenside ami Barlow, one had determined
never to fight in the morning, and tlie other never
to fmht in the afternoon. John Wilkes, who did
not stand for ceremony in these little affairs, when
asked by Lord Talbot, how many times they were
to fire, replied, "Ju.-.t as often as your Lordship
pleases ; I have brought a bag of bullets and a flask
Know thwtèlf— Amon« the meceotsor anhorisms
adm SZZd c^ M-nt ^d hmulcaffi
the masters of ancient w isdom. than that compel.
,toons lesson -he arcmiiiited with thyself," ascrib
ed hv some to an or-icle bv others to Chilo of Lace
..fits meatiino- may be said to comprise
aU the speculations of a moral agent. For what
more can be necessary to the regulation of lile, than
the knowledge of our original, our end, our duties,
I rel iuou to other beings.
' Liberty .-—Disguise thyself as thou wilt, said Yor
ick slil. slavery fhou aid a bitter draught ! and al
chitig like a drowned turkey-cock in
though thousands in all ages have been made to drink of
of thee, thou art no less bitter on that account. -Tis
tiiou, thrice sweet and gracious goddess, (addressing , sess
himself to Liberty,) whom all in public or in private ,
worship, whose taste is grateful and ever will be so. j
till time herself shall change ! No tint of words, .
can spot thy snowy mantle, or thymic power, turn ,
thy sceptre intu iron. With thee to smile upon j
him as he eats his crust, the swain is happier that hin I has
monarch, from whose court thou art exiled, (ira- this
cious heaven I cried I kneeling down upon the low
est step but one in mv ascent, grant me but health,
thou great bestower of it, and give me but this lair
goddess as mv companion ; anti shower down thy
mitres, if it seems good unto thy divine Proidunce,
upon those heads, which are aching for them.
A Maxim —Which Periander of Corinth, one »f
the seven sages of Greece, left as a memorial of his
knowledge anti benevolence, was ,—Anger
master of thy anger"—He considered anger as the
great disturber of human life, the chief enemy both
of public happiness and private tranquility, and
therefore thought, that he cuuld not lay on posterity
a stronger obligation to revere his memory, than
by leaving them a caution against this outrageous
,, r , .... . . - „
Married Life .—Connubial happiness, is of too fine ^.
a texture to be roughly handled. It is a delicate
flower which indittereuce will chill, and suspicion
blast. It is a sensitive plant, which will not even
bear the touch ot unkindticxs—It must be watered
with <he showers of tender affection, expanded with ' ,-.
the glow of attention, and guarded by the imprégna- 1 in
ble barrier of unshaken confidence. It must be w
kept unsullied by the hand ol carelessness, unob
scared by selfishness, uncontaminuted by neglect. .
Thus matured, it will bloom with fragrance m eve- tn
ry season ot life, and soften the pillow ot declining
• Vea » S ',r- j , vl o . , -, ..
Iteal F riends .—ANhen Socrates, was building a ( ,
house at Athens, being asked by one who observed of
the smallness of the design, why a man so eminent ca
should not have an abode more suitable to his digni- j
ty ? He replied that he should think himself suffi
uently accommodated if he could see that narrow
habitation filled with real friends. Such was the
opinion of this great master ol human nature, con
ceriiing the unlrequency of such an union ot minds w
as might deserve the name of fneinlsliip, that among
the multitude whom vanity or curiosity, civility or
veneration, crowded about him, lie did not expect.
that very spacious apartments, would be necessary
to contain all, who should regard h im with'sincere
kindness, or adhere to lnm with lidehty.
Extract of a letter to John Hare Powell Esq.
of Philadelphia by II. IP. i caliierslon/iattg/i, Esq.
Comsqmuling Secretary of the New Fork Agri
Sir — l had occasion, in a journey of fifteen hull
tired miles, made this winter, m the different States,
to see a great many of the imported cattle, which
have been brought to this country, and to examine
the method alter which their owners keep them du
ring our rigorous winter months.
i'he particular satisfaction I received from the
inspection of your well-kept and valuable animals,
at Powelton, has induced me to address a letter to
you on this subject; in which 1 propose to otter some
remarks arising from the observations 1 have been
enabled to make, and purely from a desire to be use
lui to the country.
With very few exceptions, the importations have
consisted of the favorite breed now io Great Britain, '
"the improved short-hum*." The exceptions are
Devons, the blood of which is getting generally |
spread—a,few Alderneys, and Lancashire. Of Here- j
fords, which have been considered the rivals of the «
"improved short-horns," I did nut see one. Of
these, the Devons are considered an ancient race of
cattle That the variety is a permanent one, is cer
tain from their particular form, their unvarying
mahogany colour, and waving, curly skins. Thou -1
sands of oxen are tobe seen throughout this country,
somewhat lighter in colour, but bearingall the marks
of this blood, except the yellow colour of the muz
zle; and the ring round the eyes. No person can
give an account when the blood was imported, and
hence it is to be concluded that it was brought over
ON THE SHORT HORN AND DEVON CATTLE.
on the first settlement of this country, and that it
came from the Red Devons, then generally prevail-1
ing in England. The Devons are considered in j
England smart walkers, and endurers of fatigue; j
qualities which distinguish the red oxen amongst j
The Herefords are an improved breed, and are -
thought to have sprung from the Devons. They
have bald faces, with deadish colours, are large and
considered profitable as beef; they make strong ox
eu. So much pains has been taken with their bree
ding, that they may be considered now a pure, im
j proved breed. .
The improved short horns are also, a pure, nn
proved breed. The individuals resemble each other!
much, that the most expert person can scarce
distinguish them. They are the largest of all the
breeds. As nr as their short horns g», they are to
be considered a permanent variety : but the original
short horns, before the improvements took place,
were considered a poor breed. The improvements
effected for them what Mr. Bake well dal lor the I
Disl.ley sheep, making them perhaps the most pro-,
(Ruble breed... existence, .1 justice is none to them.
Many controversies are still carrying on ... En
gland as to the origin ot these improvements, which
would not excite much interest here.-the appear j
ante of these superb animals at once satisficsjudges, )
of their great value; and I believe we are all ron
tented vvitn the assurance that the animals we pos
sess ut that breed, spring from the ce e ta e u
Comet, sold for one thousand guineas , a r n>
ling's sale in 1810, and who was boug i >v e •
VPetherill, from whose stock you piocuu. jo
lately imported and very beauiilul hei er.
tjeaving aside the celebrity <u tins Dree , w i
has been the inducement for its importa ion in
this country, the proper inquiry loi us is, '
... ought to treut it here : in onler to get the moat
money out of it, in the shortest period of time.
Tins breed is said to afford a greater quantity ot
beef, tallow and milk, than any other, in the same
time, and is remarkable for its early maturity.
Some of the cows aie very deep milkers, and all fair
pulation of good
dition, under the same circumstance,
^. e f at j es , exoenee of furnishes more money and
* in a , mie . In order to keep up these
Breat qualities we must remember, that in their na
tive country it is considered indispensible to keep
t|l(jm e xtri-mely well, and in a very different manner
,-. um the custmn prevailing here; which is,
in sumille ,. to leave cattle to help themselves to
w | 1!it they can find, even in the most severe drought :
and ; tl ,J inte ,.. t0 „; ve them moderate quantity ot
. and straw- f n n n( ,l an d, where thev are less
tn f uWw i wlth dry weather than we arc. they have,
always „ lven cr ,, ps all( | ,-oots to give to them, and
they give them in abundance. It Is there consider*
( , d ' t ,® )l|ir | ler t hia sortof keep, the better the health
of ' t | |e C1 " v the ,.j c | 11ir |„, r m i|k, the stronger lier
ca | f and tbe „ reatur ,| lu quantity and value of the
j ir ,.n ,|,u nrovident attention be necessary
, lu , ist climate, it is certain that (he breed
wi || de ,, em . rate „jq, lls if it is not kept in high con
diti(m B Hllt c |j ma i es produce shallow milkers;
and where excl .ptions occur, they get poor very fast
w |, en indifferently kept, and it becomes mureexpeu
s|ve t(1 reniVtM . (heir condition than to keep it up.
Tbe wear and u , al . ,,f condition in deep milk« rs. is
very „ re . lt a ml is onlv to he checked by abundance
uf " u " cu | e ' !lt f oul | am f vm) ts; or where thev are not
t(j b(J had bv (iccaslulia | .. s „f meal with their hay.
They are entitled to the
milkers; but it is only now and then that a cow giv
ing from 00 to 40 quarts a day is to be met with.
This propensity to convert all the loud into milk is
sometimes met with in individuals ot other breeds.
The property of being very deep milkers, therefore,
is to be considered accidental, rather, than one
which can be continued with any certainty in the
breed.—Take one slmrt-horn with another, no breed
valuable for its milk, or keeps in better Con
or goes t<>
A writer in the N. E. Farmer recommends the
substitution of Mulberry Hedges in the places of the
walls anti fences comimmly used in this country for
the division of fields. 1 lie tree is well calculated
for the purpose, being easily cultivated, of a thick
growth, and ot such a nature as to bear dipping and
cutting without injury. I he leaves of course might
he profitably applied to the feeding of silk woiuie,
the raising ol which on an extensive scale, has-been
again recomnieiuled to the attention o! tanners,
The plants should be set into the ground about one
foot apart, and they should be clipped so as not to
exceed five leet in height, and 18 inches in thick
ness. Let a farmer compare the annual expense ot
taking care ot such a hedge, with that ot keeping in
repair a wooden fence, and he can easily as„et tam
whether a change would be profitable,
A gentleman ot Lauderdale county, A lab. ma,
made, the last season, a considerable quantity ot
Wine from the Muscadine, or Muscadine Giape,
which lie says resembles, in flavor and in color, the
best Madeira wine, and which, he believes, only
' wants age to render it as fine as anv wine lie ever
drank. Muscadines grow indigenously, |*J e 'ty pleu
| teously, on and.near the banks of muatot the rivers
j ami creeks, ot North Carolina; anil it might be
« worth the while ol some ot our enterprising citizens,
to make an experiment in manulactuiing a wine
from them, such vast quantities of which aie impor
ted from abroad, and consumed among us. we
pretend to render ourselves intlependei: " oreign
-1 nations, let us not stop half way—but tnanu uc uta
our drink, as well as our food and t aiment,
From the Harrisburg Chronicle.
The peach is the most delicious fruit that grows in
this country ; hut the farmer does not rear the tree,
because it "dies so soon." Experience has taught
that Peach trees will live and flourish fifteen or
twenty years, if the ground in which they are plati
j ted be cultivated ; but it their enemy, the worm de
j scribed in the following paragraph, be destroyed
j every year. I should suppose they w ill live much
| longer. Now is the tunc for destroying the worm,
- which is easily detected m its ravages it the Unec
tions of this receipt are pursued,
/V«c/i Trees .—This is the season to destroy the
pest which kills this valuable tree; just above the sur
lace ol the earth you will now Und a gum, which has
issued from the wound which the worm has made m
his ravages on the root, and ot the eatings ol this
gum he has Inrmetl a sack, in which ne has enclosed
himself, about one inch in length and of a dark
brown colour; looking much like tobacco thrown
away after chewing. ; hm contains anm^t just
ready to come forth with wings ; it is of a beauutul
black, and looks much like a wasp not so on
with the small middle ot that insect, hut having
around his bod v a ring of a hr ght «J»*
I m a lew days these insects will be at inatu i ty, and
they immediately commence a i^ J •
by depositing near the, im. ■of R e t ee 1heirnHs,
oryou.. g ,wh.cl.time are «p-m keued a id c mo ence
eating again. It is supposed that a cove, h g which
j will prevent their access to the root ol the tree, will
) preserve it from damage.
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