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118 then. We look in vain for the formation of a public sentiment against licentious ness on heathen groifnd, when the church hewelf refuses to lend her influence to form such a sentiment at home. O when will the church be consistent T O when will the seethe necessity, the absolute ne cessity, of taking as bold a stand against lewdness, as against intemperance? We are much comforted in the belief, and it is almost the only comfort we have on this subject, that the day is coming when the churches must and will come up to this work. .Then, what minister, u hat male professor will not be ashamed that he stood aloof from this sharpest conflict with the kingdom of darkness, till females, timid females led the wav, and by their example, did what they could to inspire the bosoms of the bold soldiers of the cross with cour acre to face the enemy. And if in the mil lennium there is any one thing for which the church will blush, it will be at the recollection that there was a time, when in a direct attack upoa a giant vice, the men retired from the field of battle, and left the contest to be waged for more than an en tire year, by weak and defenceless females. Advocate of Moral Reform. POPERY. Purgatory. The following statement and illustrations of the Romish doctrins concerning purgatory are extracted from the, Pittsburgh Herald. Nothing can be more Incontrovertible than the fact, that if the Romish purgatory be a reality then Roman Priests, are as Paul describes them: "covetous, without natural affection, and fierce 2 Timothy 3; 1 5j and if it be, as it self-evidently is, only a Popish "lving wonder," then Peter's prediction is fulfilled in them j "through covetousness with feigned words do they make mer chandise" of the silly sheep, fleeced ten thousand times before. 2 Peter 2: 1-3. 4 From the Trotettant Vindicator. Every Papist professes to believe "that theTe is a purgatory. The torment suf fered theTC is great, according to some ; as great while it lasts as tha torment of hell. The priest professes to have the power of delivering tbe poor soul, by say log a few masses. A man dies and goes thefo. The man was a member of his flock, who never did him any harm, who paid all his dues &c; but now he is in pur gatory. His wife believing that the priest has power to deliver him, applies for the necessary assistance. The priest replies Yes, I hive the power, but before I exer cise it, give me the money. She has it not. lie pictures to her imagination all the horrors of his sufferings In fancy she sees him writhr ; she hfars him groan; andjyct'the cold calculating Pague refuses to io any thing to allay her sufferings till he receives her money. If thedoctnnc of Furgatory oe true, the priest is a monster . f raiS3, he receives the money knowing it to dj false, he is a villain " 4A few years ago in a neighboring country, a Papist in indigent circumstan ces died. After his burial, his wife went to the priest, and made inqqiry about the probable state of her deceased husband. She was informed that ho was in purga tory! The priest immediately urged her to have him released from n is pitiable condition, and offered his services for the accomplishment of the desirable object. She informed himt hat' the only property she possessed was a horse and a cow, and that she had a family to support. She made an offer of the liorsc, if the priest would perform the, benevolent office." Poor deluded creature ! "He told her he would try, perhaps he could succeed for tha proposed offer, Put after some time, he returned, and told the sorrowing wid ow, that he could not release him for the proposed amount, and insisted that she should fjive the cow also. The woman after a long struggle between the prospects 'ofKer poor children arid suffering hus barid, concluded to consider the matter a few days. . In the meantime, she conclud ed that it would ba better for her husband to suffer a little longer in purgatory, as he was partly released by the prayers of the priest.than that her children should suf fer. May God in his infinite mercy, convert these poor deluded people, and bring them into the liberty of the gospel of his Son l" From the Protestant Vindicator. CHALLENGE. The Roman Prelate and Priests of Montreal, Messrs Conroy, Quarter, and Schnelbr, of New York Messrs Ten wick and Byrne of Boston Mr Hughes of Philadelphia the Areh Prelate of Baltimore, and his subordinate Priests and Cardinal England of Charleston, with all other Roman Priests, and every Nun, from Baffin's bsy to the gulf of Mexico, are hereby challenged to meet an investi gation oi the truth of Maria Monk's y Awful Disclosures," before an impar tial assembly, over which shall preside HttM gentlemen ; three to be selected by the Roman Priests, three by the Execu te Committee of the New York Protes tant Association, and the seventh as Chair man, to be chosen by the six. An eligible place in New York shall bo appointed; and the regulations for the decorum and order of the meetings, with all the other 'arrangements, shall be made by the above gentlemen. All communications upon this subject from any of the Roman Priests or Nans, either inditidually or as delegates for their suriors, addressed to the Cor responding Secretary of the New York Protestant Association, No. 142 Nassau sireet, New York, will be promptly an swered. c I Withhold not food from them to whom it U doe, when it is in the poweT of thine h and to da it. Solomon, . Origin of The New York Discussion. This Discussion, which has produced in this city such an unparalleled excite ment about the Scriptures, and which was conducted for twenty-eight evenings in the presence of thousands, arose out of the following circumstance. Dr Sleigh, professor of anatomy, and surgery, &c. &c. while delivering, last October, a course of lectures on physiolo gy and the laws of life in the Franklin In stitute in Philadelphia, took occasion to observe that the laws of nature, so far from militating against the truth of the Scriptures, as Infidels generally suppose they do, powerfully corroborate them ; and that it is onlyka superficial knowledge of nature which leads any man to imagine that her laws contradict the Bible. A few other observations similar to the above, ap peared quite sufficient to excite the spirit and arouse the pride of the Infidels of Philadelphia who hold meetings every Sunday in Military Hall to revile the Liv ing God. Accordingly they invited the Doctor to deliver his Lectures in a place where they would have an opportunity of reply ingto them; or in plain English, to a pub lic debate. The Doctor acceded. A large room was taken for the purpose regulations were entered into between the parties Moderators were chosen and on the 13th day of October. 1S35, the Discussion commenced.. Mr Camfield, editor of the Temple cf Reason. Mr Bur- ral a member of the bar, and Mr Purser of New York, appeared on the platform, as the champions of , Infidelity : Dr Sleigh as the advocate and defender of the Scriptures. The debate was carried on for six nights, and terminated in a man ner the following resolution sufficiently explains. Christianity Victorious. At an over-crowdtxl meeting held on the 30th inst. in the Temperance. Hall, Northern Exchange, the following resolution was carried unanimously, and with enthusias tic applause. " Resolved, That afler six nights public discussion between Dr Sleigh in defence of Divine Revelation, and 'the Represen tatives of the New York and Philadel phia Free Inquirers,' in support of Infi delity, it has been satisfactorily proved that genuine Christianity is of divine origin, and that the attacks made by Infidels on the Sacred Scriptures, are as frivolous as they arc unsupported by reason and com mon sense, and destructive to the best in terests of mankind." Nem. Con.l The reverse was then put, and not a single hand was held up to support it. (Sitrned) R. H. Close, 1 John Steel, 5 Jno Martin, F D. W. Ward, . Tiios. Brown, Philadelphia, October, 30, 1835. This discussion in Philadelphia had not actually terminated, ere the Infidels of New York invited the Doctor to this city, to meet them before the public. There fore, as soon as the above Discussion had ended, the Doctor came off to this city. The Infidels assembling in Tammany Hall, under the name of "Moral Philan thropists," appointed two gentlemen as their representatives or delegates, whose appointment was communicated to the Doctor, by the'following document: New York, Nov. 4th, 1835. The un dersigned, as Trustees of the Society of Moral Philanthropists, do hereby nomin ate and appoint Mr Benjamin Offen, and Mr G. H. Purser to be their delegates to confer with Ur W. W. Sleigh, relative to any Theological Discussion, and to make such arrangements with him on behalf of this Society, as they may deem proper for conducting the same. (Signed) Tiios. Woodward, Chairman. John Woods, Secretary. Jou Ditchett, Treasurer. Accordingly the New York discussion commenced in the Euterpian Hall, Broad- j Up0n. You might frame ever so many way, on Thursday evening Nov. 12th j laws for making people better, and enforce 1835, and wascarricd on for fifteen nights them bv all the' terrors of an inquisition, in the presence of thousands; when such j and it would do nothing at all towards af wasthe interest excited that it became ne-, fectine a moral renovation : but brine it jcessary to have the police in regular at- tendance each evening. Mr Offen with- j guch a practice is an aicful sin in the sight drew after the fifth night's dobate, on the j 0f God, aui there i.i no resisting it. Wick plea that the Doctor turned his arguments J ed men may for a time make a mock of it, into ridicule, (!) was not fair, and would but the irrepressible consciousness of not reply to some of hjs objections, till he wrong is gnawing within y ard without (the Doctor) thought proper ! The meet-j there is a constantly increasing public ings were about this time removed to j sentiment, growing purer and holier from Chatham-street Chapel, and Mr Purser j day to day, and uttering louder and louder continued the debate for the remainder of j its" feat less rebukes. t the fifteen nights. At the expiration of j I iaVe unconsciously wandered almost this time, he declined proceeding any long- j t0 the end of my sheet without telling you er in a very friendly letter addressed to j anv thing about our own prospects. We the Doctor, iu which he assured him that are in a dark land. Generations may tho resolution he had come to, of not con-1 pass before these countries shall rise un to tinuing the discussion, did not proceed from any personal feelings towards the Doctor, but from a determination he had now made of separating himself for ever, as a public advocate, from Tammany Hall ; and concluded with expressions of high admiration for the Doctor's abilities, &c, (Signed G. H. Purser.) This ab rupt and unexpected termination of the discussion w ith the immediate and regu larly nominated representatives of the In fidels of Tammany Hall, deprived the Doctor of the opportunity of going into the internal evidences of the authenticity of the Sacred Scriptures. The Doctor was therefore induced by the advice of his friends, and with the wish of the public to deliver a regular course of lectures on the internal evidences of the Bible, and pub lic notice was given that at these lectures a full opportunity would be furnished to all Infidels and Sceptics to impugn any statements made by the Doctor, m his lec tures, and that they might send to hira in writing all questions they deemed most calculated to expose the fallacy of the Scriptures, and the strongest objections VERMONT TELEGRAPH. they could possibly devise or obtain against the truth of the Sacred writings, and that he would devote an hour after each lecture, to reply publicly to those questions and objections. Moreover that any gentleman who might wish to speak or to advance his objections viva voce should have perfect liberty so to do. Ac cordingly, the Rev. Doctor Maclay's Church in Mulbery-street was obtained, (the Chatham-street Chapel having been required for some special meetings of its own congregation,) and these lectures or rather discussions commenced on Tues day, Jan. 5th, and continued seven nights, during which time the numbers of letters containing numerous objections, many the most powerful ever advanced against the Scriptures, taken from the works of Hume, Paine, Voltaire, Gibbon, &c. were sent to the Doctor. All these he regulaily and systematically answered, to the perfect sat isfaction of the public. Thtse letters with the answers to the questions therein contained will be published in their prop er place. This order of the discussion terminated on Friday, January 22d, in consequence of the Doctor having been twice publicly challenged in the papers by a Mr G. Vale, teacher of Astronomy and Navigation. This third and last order of these dis cussions commenced in the same place on the following Tuesday, (Mr Amos Bel den was appointed Moderator by the wish ofboth parties) and lasted six nights, when it ended after the closest and most ener getic combat for every inch of ground, (in other words, for every letter) during the whole discussion. Upon which the following resolution was regularly pro posed, seconded and carried without a sin gle dissenting wice. Resolved "That the thanks of this meeting be presented to Dr Sleigh, for the able and efficient manner in which he has defended Christianity, and incontroverti ble proved the truth of the Sacred Scrip tures, and for the important benefits that must result from the same to the moral interests of this community." (Signed) Amos Belden. Moderator. New-York, February 18th, 183G. Amonrr those who approbate this reso lution are Brownlee, Mc Carter, Maclays, Bangs, De Witt, Proudfit, Waugh and numerous others of high theological standing- THE TELEGRAPH. A P R II, 21 We are indebted to brother Graves, o? ! Ludlow, for the following extract of a Letter from brother Brown. Calcutta, Oct. 20, 1836. My dear brother Graves: I rejoice to hear of the zeal with which you are carrying forward the vari ous enterprises of benevolence in Ameri ca, especially in the department of Home Missions and schools in the Western states. The public mind also appears to be rapid ly awaking to the awful guilt and danger of slavery. Before I left America. I saw so many evils in it that I thought it a very bad country ; now I look upon it as the Paradise of the world. There is certain ly no other country like it. It exhibits a grand experiment, which is to convince the world whether true religion can exist without the shackles of law, the protection of lordships, and the services of a legaliz ed hireling priesthood I believe that through the blessings of God's ?race, the experiment will succeed gloriously ; and although infidelity and popery may for a time raise their haughty heads unrebuked, yet I believe that if true religion ever has existed upon the earth, it is to be found in America, and that it will flourish there in its purity till every spe cies of vice and iniquity shall sink away abashed before the omnipotent and unap neasable rebukes of enlightened eon- science. This is the riffht string to null i home upon the conscience that such and the privileges of America. But there is a wide field for us to labor in ; an open door and every encouragement. True, the native mind is not in a state to feel the truth as people do in our country; but still the grace of God has a visible and perma nent effect, even upon these sunken minds. Let us then labor without fainting, believ ing that in due time there will be a har vest, and a glorious one, though perhaps we may never live to reap it. The Lord bles3 you, my dear brother, in all your labors, and preserve you to his heavenly kingdom. This from your unworthy brother in the bonds of the gospel. NATHAN BROWN. Our readers will doubtless recollect that brother Brown was an immediate ab olitionist while he edited the Telegraph. It was during his controversy with the former Jesuitical editor of the Vermont Chronicle, that our attention was first call ed to, and fixed upon, the doctrine of im- mediate emancipation, as at once the de mand of God, the duty of the slave-holder, and the right of the slave. Ed. Tel. f Brother Brown has it right. There is nothing like taking hold of the con science. Before men will leave off sin ning they must be shown that they are sinners. Where there is sin to be repent ed of and forsaken, there must be care that the sinner be not led to view his sin as his misfortune merely. The two must not be confounded, for then you lose hold of the conscience. Ed. Tel. H3 The editor of the Vermont Tele graph is informed that the reason we did not notice his reply, to a recent article of our s touching the conduct of Mr Birney, and another gentleman, was, that his said reply was wire-diawn and evasive. The Telegraph says "The question concerning Mr Birney was placed before the readers of the Spec tator in such a shape as in our view, to con tain a most slanderous imputation, it left unanswered." We fling back the imputation of 'slan derous." What we wrote, we have been well assured is the truth. Mr Birney is not the only brawler for immediate eman cipation who took care to sell his own slaves before he began thus to brawl. Ncic-York Spectator. Remarks. Our readers shall judge between the editor of the Spectator and ourself, as to whether of us are "evasive." He inti mated but without an attempt at proof, and evidently without daring to assert that Mr Birney, sold his slaves instead of emancipating them. His intimation may be found on the 98th page of the Tele graph, in the shape of a question, if we mistake not precisely in his own emphatic characters. In, reply to this question we testified that we heard the statement to the contrary, from Mr Birney's own lips, in public, in the city of New-York: which statement was published to the world at the time, and must have been before the eyes of the editor of the Spectator. This our plain, unequivocal, direct statement of fact, given in answer to his question for the truth of which, we appeal to the testi mony of hundreds who heard, whenever it shall be necessary for them to testify he regards as u wire-drawn and evasive." Now let us see where the evasiveness is. l:i his former paragraph, the editor of the Spectator inquired, " Now we beg leave to inquire whether Mr Birney did not sell his own slaves, AND POCK ET THE MONEY, before he joined the anti-slavery society?" This interro gation we hesitated not to set down as a "most slanderous imputation' In en deavoring to get rid of this charge, what defence has he made out? Why, " What we wrote, we have been well ... , ,, , . , . assurea is tne trutn. CQ " is one thing to be "well assured;" it is quite another, and much better thing, to have the proof to have the truth. It will require addi tional power to any thing here exhibited, to " fling back the imputation of ' slan derous.' '' It will stick to his fingers. Ay, it is now nailed to his forehead, ond he must wear it, until such timeas liedare assert what we stand ready to prove to be fal se viz. that Mr Birney did not errmn cipate his slaves. The editor of the New York Commercial Advertiser, and Specta tor, "is not the only brawler" against "immediate emancipation" whose wri tings have been full of " slanderous impu tation " ever since "he began thus to brawl. ,; Horrid Butchery horrihile dictu! On the 6th of March, about midnight, Santa Ana, the Mexican commander, at the head of about 2000 men, made an as- j sault upon the Fort at Bexar, defended by 132 Texians. So terrible was the car nage, that at daylight only 7 of the 182 were left alive in the fort. About 1000 of the Mexicans had been slaughtere:!. The seven then asked for quarter, but were told by their assailants, who had raised a blood-red flag, that there was no mercy for them. They then fought until the butchery was complete. Only a wo man and a wounded servant were spared. David Crockett was one of the seven. The bodies of the slain Texians were thrown into a heap and burned. Another War. The Camanche and Pawnee Indians, on the borders of Ar kansas, have commenced war with sacre of about 50 or 60 whites. a mas- To Correspondents. Brother Carpenter's query would have been attended to sooner, but we have been, and are yet, Availing to get hands on cer tain facts, now out of reach. 'Daleth' is under consideration. We have several communications on hand that contain many good thoughts; but some of them are improperly arranc-j ed, others imperfectly expressed, and oth ers still badly penned ; all which would cost us much more labor than the prepa tion of new articles. We are sorry to disappoint any who write for publication. Let young writers not be discouraged. They should perse vere in the exercise of committing their thoughts to paper, whether they at pres ent very frequently offer them to the pub lisher or not. Let some friend who can be confided in, and who is capable ofjudg ing, be consulted as to the merits of your productions. Account of the revival in Bristol, next week . For the Telegraph. TEETOTALISM. Mr Editor, I perceive by your paper of April 14th, that another society has re cently been formed at Wallingford, called "The Rutland County Temperance So ciety" A more appropriate name I think would have been, The Rutland County Teetotal Society; for then wc should not have to seek in the constitution lor the ob ject of the society. (I) I have borne my uniform testimony in favor of temperance, and am a member of a temperance socie ty. I have watched with deep interest the progress of the cause from its incipient stages, until "a little one has become a mousana ana a small one a strong n:i tion. fc5ut, sir, the subject has at length arrived at a starre nr vvbirh. nltrn na I m 1 find it necessary to stop an solemnly to ! Pause m idleness. pause. (v) So numerous, so frequent'and i Why does our brother pati-c? H- l urgent are the calls now made upon us by : , , n" , , , , the various societies of the dav profeinir ! "l US h ,S. m dn r -benevolence, (and new ones are continu"- ; ni8n''st consciousness of danger. Re ally springing up) that it has bciome irn- he come to ilio m l? Hahe reached im portant to inquire first of all, by whatau- .oal? Are there no more drunka.d thontythev act, and who ?ave them their " - authority?" And if their principles appear rc,",J' y.-uth to rescue from to be founded in the plain word ofGod, we , tne roa,l tnt itaJs to drunkenness ; from may not oppose, although we may not i the operations of the infernal machinery choose to connect ourselves with them, or ! that has brokcn ,ni un(l lo dut comply With their demands. (3) Oi these i . , . various associations, one is that now mak-1 Parcnts or thm lrlenJs- ;ni ls r"c!ll,i -ing requisition upon all members of tern-' after and now getting hold of them' Ar perance societies to renounce, as indispen- ' the wounds healed? Are the tears v. i; vj sable to the continued progress and uhi-; e ,x c i i , , . r,. 1 5 , ; from the eyes cf trie w;k-, the mother t v mate triumph ol the cause, the uj-e of the apple and the grape. (4) I shall not in- ! cll,ld- thcvlJ-'u' and orphan, the. bro:!n-r, quire, at this time, as to the cxprdieucy of i sister or friend? U the cup of jrief t the relinquishment of the use of either of j ly and removed.' Is tl r,i.son label-' uiete iriiia ir neaven to men ji a:i tne joys and sufferings of this world, and nil tne ieiicities and wees ot another, have i ll uc;1111--' -vie me ne:s uroken an i a. been set in bold relief before the intemper- sti -.yed that have been used iu avls r ate, to dissuade them from their disoust. he ;.jctiins? IWlh mnWys ,..fV ing and beastly practice?, in vain, feeble I indeed might the arguments be expected to ; abandoned their i!e employment ? 1 1 is prove, which might be drawn from the i our brother done all he can afford to (i. influence of an example in the surrender ! all that duty j o,juirc all ,!rit naUllv ,n of the smallest conceivable quantity attend ! j - ' , , , ed as it would be with little, or 'at most ; U"U d"U lh t.ou demands. -with but a proportionate degree, of self- I rc"tnedy this body ;md .soul ruining ti! denial in those by whom the surrender is j If he has not. why does ho pane ? H( w .Id.VU f-h -P- long he r,mm uV,, fwh , Taught, as I have been, sir, by the ul- i WOrk and ':uch motn rs are h hi::. ' traists of temperance, that the use "of wine ! Nl lng, we trust. is an immorality, and never havin heard the doctrine before, although my head has been whitened with the snows of more than three score winters. I have been driven to my feet, I have inquired of the I fnrmnr n a ..A J 1.- . .1 'u""1' aci aiiU pieutireu inyseii 10 tne search of the fathers, and the result ha been a conviction that holy writ does not condemn, but approve, and even command .c ueu, wine, yuj u is m uie excess ,) orny m uie use oi any ol the bounties ot heaven, that the sin "and evil are to be found and avoidedthat chanced the iruit ot the vine into the poison of dra gons and the cruel venom of asps." But who, sir, shall stand up and alone to affirm that the temperate, thankful use nt u !nr r . i . . ! or oi an.v f tne good and nnd perfect cifts OI l-fOd, 38 SUl. a VIO at ion at Lu ! -. u- ? " To eniov is to oIipv '' .v.- Hr Young, and a greater than he Lath said, ; collt,on upon .anrun-, :nd nre.here " Every creature of God is coed, and noth- ! ore ""billing to think that Kai i x ing to be refused, if it bef received with j would be willing to have ur believe that thankSLTivinrr of them thnt believe ind V, iji , '., ,KI iniai tmr( ano he would, under r.ny circwms'.; n -e-. i know the truth.'' In the prohibition ... - therefore of the temperate use of wine, we, t0 sUu'uI a oof from ;u,.v ,n:i cannot fail to discover a departure both ' lion u'hosv '-principles appear to be f,;.i; i- lrom the letter and spirit of the Bible; a ; ed in the plain word of GoJ.:' work ofsupercrrosration.a false, fanatical 1 J?Plsh sPirit' Commanding us to abstain tt V'T! V , (-) : I have ever deeply regretted that the' use of wine in the sacrament of the holy supper should have been admitted for dis- ! cussion in our temperance periodicals. in some portions of nnr rmintrv- if I oIT, COrr-flv infnrm 1 1, aA dl U I " rarried so far that individuals in many churches have suffered the cup to pass them, believing the use of wine even on that occasion to be sinful ; so far from the path of safety and peace arc men liable to be driven when once they leave the king's high way to follow the ipse dixit of weak, erring, uninspired men. (9) But the dis cussion of this question by mutual con sent, 1 understand, has been discontinued in all our printed publications, and we are i now told that wine may he used in the ! communion service. J nis, sir, m my, humble opinion, is inconsistency render-! ed more inconsistent On what ground. I ask, have these human dictators so gra-: . . .1 a . , o 1 it ,1' It , I . i ,1..,,- condemn its use in all other cases as '-injurious to the health, to the social, civil and religious interests of men. ' Con vince me, sir, that in the fermented juice of the grape lies connected the deadly foe that we are told there does, and 1 "pledge myself that I never will lake, that foe with me to the house and table of the Lord, nor taste wine again on any occasion while the world shall stand. (10) - I conclude, in view of this subject, that there is nothin irreconcilable to the will No. 30.0 L. fvii... of heaven in the temperate, thankfu juymeni oi tne uuu oi the wine tree the apple tree, more than of the fie the olive tree, the sugar tree of our forest, or of any of those trees f d,. or c T r, 0; which by their all-wise and bei .fi ''"' 1." i , 1 Lt'V itaiui uae ueen pronounced coorj of the fruit of which he hath given us re mission freely to partake. (11) !'' a n- Not Young, but Pope, ia sal Prayer. (En. Tel. his r Notes. (1) Called by whatever name a .0c;tv may be, no one ought to join it, wiihn-r first reading, or hearing read, its ' Conxi ' . tion," and from that learning i.s obT-t and its measures too. (2) It is always proper and right ' : one to pause, when he finds himself in darkness or feels himself in danger X0 matter whether the danger thrr.r n him self or others, ho should pau.-e uril le obtains light and safety, awUhon V.shouU go forward. While maintaining hi pause, however, he should not be idlr U he be in darkness, let him call lor with his eyes open. If he be in d let him inquire for safety, rea.lv wheiK-- ; t'r it is pointed out to him, to co forv. i - ; or backward, to the nht or !hn left. - tl i Ulc ca?e 1Tia roclU!rc II e mi; and laij cut of reach- h hell n.lbe- Why he should pause at :s j'ace the conflict, wc are unable to divine, h ss it be because his weapons are citht : "used up.' or have become pnvrr'cv , . i . 1 1 nil, hi Mini mm iiimsen v.ir ' . . . ... ! imn,t'iaieiv , tnore lie or any ol j;i- innM I or neighbors fail into the hands of the - ; emy. Wc offer him th (.( armor lias yet been manufactured It va:- i:; ed down from the arsenal of hea en. power is omnipotent, and yet it iii'v wields! by the weakest mortal. : "Touch not taste n t- Jian-ile ne,: 1: ;s 'tectotai.-m."' () We wi.-h to pit ' the m-j-t hvora) ; 0) No- Mother Xot the u.- of lhp aPPlc ad gpe. but of the pow,, tfuit is extra-ned lrom them. Not the ue f . . , 01 lhc Polatoc aud lho r-vo' but f'f ,hc whiskey. You are not required bv the word of God. nor bv any society that ve . . T "'"tod With, to reject any of th good creatines of God. The requirement is, put out of use mail's self-destroying in ventions. ur Creator made apples, and he made ing"!s too. But he made neither alodiol nonievils. (ft) A feather against a tornado is a very strong figure, it is allowed. The manner in which it is here introduced renders the argument, w hich it as designed to finish, Vt.ry plausible mail examined, it is a No . . aiued. But wealso have a figure which we wish to place by the sid of this, and leave the comparative applicableness of - : 1 , 1 M 5 V e who ex- amine. A score of idle men have chose. their ground for frolicking directly over a magazine of powder. Trains of the pow der have Wen carel.-ssly strevvd in every direction, extending to the place which we occupy. Wc have waraed the reckless fellows of their folly and their danger, m, vain. We feel ourself to be at a safe dis tance. That portion of the train which reaches us. vxceedinedy thin. We are ) 2. up - .; "v ..