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THE VOICE OF FREEDOM.
POETRY From tha U. S. Mag. and Democratic Review. PENTUCKET. BY JOHN G. WHITTIER. Tha village of Haverhill, on the Merrimuc!: ,. called by the Indians Pentucket, was for nearly seventy yenrs n fron tier town, sod during thirty years, endured all the horrors of savage warfare. In the year 1708, a--combined Imdy of French and Indians, under the command of Do Challions, and Ilertel do Rouville, the infamous and bloody sacker of Deerfield, made an attack upon the village, which at that time contained onlv thirty dwollinsr-houses. Sixteen oft the villagers were ruasxacred, and .a still larger number made prisoners. About thirty of tho enemy also fell, nd among them Ilertel de Rouville. The minister of the place, Rev. B. Rolfe,.was killed by a shot through his own door J How sweetly on the wood-girt town,. The mellow light of sun-set shone! Each small, bright lake, whoso waters still Mirror the forest and the hill. Reflected from its waveless breast The beauty of a cloudless west, Glorious as if glimpse were given Within the western gates of Heaven, Left, by the spirit of the air Of sunset's holy hour ajar! Beside the river's tranquil flood The dark and'Iow-walled dwellings stood. Where many roods of open land Stretched up and down on either hand, With corn-leavea waving freshly green The thick and blackened' stump between; Behind, unbroken, deep and dread, ThewiluV, untravelled forest spread, Bock to those mountains, white and cold, Of which the Indian trapper told, Upon whose summit never yet Was mortal foot in safety set. Quiet and calm, without a fear Of danger darkly lurking-near, The weary laborer left his plough The milkmaid carrolled by her cow From cottage door and household hearth Rose songs of praise, or tones of mirth.. At length the murmur died away, And silence on that Tillage lay So slept Pompeii, tower and hall,. Ere the quick earthquake swallowed all,'. Undreaming of the fiery late Which made its. dwellings dosolate! Hours passed away; By moonlight sped . The Merrimack along his bed. Bathed in the pallid lustre, stood Dark cottage-wall and rock and wood, . Silent, boneath that tranquil beam, As the hushed grouping of a dream. . Yet on the still air ciept a sound No bark of fox no rabbit's bound No stir of wings nor waters flowing, . Nor leaves in midnight breezes blowing. . W- that iho tread of many foot,. . Which downward from the hill side beat ? What forms are those which darkly stood Just on the margin of the wood Charred tree-stumps in the moonlight dim .' ' Or paling rude,- or leafless limb ? No through the trees fierce eye-halls glowed, Dark human forms in moonshine showed, . Wild from their native wilderness, With painted limbs and battle-dress! . A yell, the dead might wake to hear, . Swelled on the night air, far and clear Then smote the Indian tomahawk, , On crashing door and shattering lock Then rang the rifle-shot and then The shrill death-scream of stricken men; Sunk the red axe in woman's brain, And childhood's cry arose in vain. Bursting through roof and window came, . Red, fast and fierce, the kindled flame, And blended fire and moonlight glared Over dead corse and weapons bared. The morning sun looked brightly through.. The river-willows, wet wild dew.T No sound of combat filled the air, No shout. was heard-i-no gun-shot there Yet still the thick and sullen Brooke From smouldering, ruing slowly broke, . And on the green sward, many a stain, . And, here and there, the mangled slain Told how that, midnight bolt had sped,. Pentucket, on thy fatal head! Even now, the villager con tell Where Rolfe beside his hearth-stone foil; " Still show the door of wasting oak, Through which the fatal death-shot broke; And point the curious stranger where De JJouville's corse lay grim and bare,--Whose hideous head, in death still feared ' Bore not a trace of hair or beard, And still, within the churchyard ground. Heaves darkly up the ancient mound, Beneath whose grass-grown surface lies Each victim of that sacrifice! From ion's Herald. MY Co natty. My country 'lis o'er thee,. Dark land of slavery. O'er thee I weep. Land, proud of Freedom's name! .Land, cursed with Slavery's stain! Thy boastings loud proclaim " Thy guilt most deep. My native country thee! Land; not of Liberty ! Thy fate I fear. I fear thy lust of power,. Thy trampling on the poor, Have brought the dreadful hour Of vengeance near.. Let mournful dirges swell, O'er mountain, hill and dell,. While Slavery reigns. Lit boasting- tongues be dumb, That erst of Freedom sung, Till, with contrition stung, They join the strains. To Thee to Thee we pray . " Author of Lib'orty !" Bid Slavery cease! Chase its dark shades awayf Turn darkness into day! Thy love and power display,. O God of peace! MISCELLANEOUS Christian Farmer'sJPrivileges. The Christian Farmer ought to regard himself as peculiarly happy in having an employment so favorable to habits of devotion. Either in their own nature, or in the circumstances in which they must be pursued, some other occupations impede if they do not prevent devotional feeling. Not so of the Christian fanner. " The calm retreat, the silent shade, With prayer and praise agree And seem by thy sweet bounty made, For those that follow thee." Th's is truth as well as poetry, and it well de scribes the scene of agricultural life. The works of God awoke the rapturous devotions, the sweet est as well as the most exalted strains of ancient saints. These works ought to. be comtemplated with the same feelings, by the Christian Farmer. If his heart pants to hold communion with his Maker, he will see the divine image in every plant and in every flower. He dwells in the magnifi cent temple of nature, where the sweet incense of praise is continually ascending from a thousand altars. Cold must be his heart, if he does not catch the spirit of the scene, and exclaim, " The earth, O Lord, is full of thy goodness. All thy works praise thee!" The poet says, "An unde vout astronomer is mad." He might, with equal force, have said the same of an undevout farmer. How can he be insensible to 4 " The boundless store Of charms which Nature to her votary yields! The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves and garniture of fields; All that the genial ray of morning gilds, And all that echoes to the snng of even, All that the mountain's sheltering bosom shields, And all the dread magnificence of heaven!" Whcne, sooner than the daily resorts of the farmer, shall we look for evidences of the wisdom and goodness of God ? Where shall we find proofs of his laithlulness and immutability, if not in the uniformity and constant laws of nature, on which all the operations of the farmer depend for success r rom year to vear he breaks up the soil, and casts seed into the ground, and looks not in vain for the return of harvest. Seasons come and go in their appointed round. The same kind of crops spring from the same kind ol seed the same sort of fruit from the same trees the same mode of cultiva tion produces similar effects, from year to year But it Ood were not immutable, would the farmer witness this regularity ? The laws of nature are onlv the fixed modes in which God operates. If he were-to change in his power, the sun might cease to send lorth beams as bright and as genial The clouds mightcease to pour down their, watery treasures in so copious abundance, upon the thirs ty fields.. Were he to change in his plans, culti vation which, last year, was followed by a plenti ful crop, might, next year, only favor barrenness. The orchafds which last year were loaded with apples, might mxt year bring forth only poison ous berries.. The operations of husbandry pro claim, in tones not to be misapprehended, the im mutability of God. The Bible abounds-in references to aoxiculUira seenes,,nnd the Christian Farmer can have little tact in drawing analogies, who, with the examples of the Bible before him, is not carried forward, and raised upward, to the scenes of the invisible world, by the objects which cluster around his daily path. Poets, and prophets, and apostles and even the Son of God, he may almost fancy, have been in his fields, and written on every tree, and plant and lower; some divine lesson. 1 he Bible lias con secrated the varied employments of the farmer to moral purposes and made them mirrors ; in which, as he labors, he can see images of things which "are eternal." Conn. Observer. Reading too Fast. Anecdote of am Afkican PitF.ACAF.n. There lived in his immediate vicinity a respectable man, who had become interested on the subject of reli ligion, and who had begun with some earnesnest ness to search the Scriptures. He had read but a few chapters when he became greatly perplexed with some of those passages which an inspired apostle has declared to be "hard to be understood.'' In this state of mind he repaired to our preacher for instruction and help, and found him at noon, on a sultry day in. summer, laboriously engaged in hoeing his corn;. A3 the man approached the preacher with patriarchal simplicity, leant upon the handle of his hoe, and libtened to his story. "Un cle Jack," said he, "I have discovered' lately thai I am a great sinner," and I commenced reading the Bible, that I may learn what I must do to be saved. But I have met with a passage here," holding up his Bible, ' which- IkpAW not what to do with. It is this God will have mercy upon whouv ho will hnve mercy, and. whom he-will he hardeneth'. What does this mean?" A short pause interven ed and the old African replied as follows, " Mas ter, if I have been rightly informed, it has not been more than a day or two sinco you began to read tho Bible, and, if I remember rightly, that passage yon have mentioned is away yonder in Romans. Long before you get to that, at the very beginning of the gospel it is said, 'Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.' Now, have you done with that? The truth is, you read entirely too fast. You must begirK again and take things as God has been pleased to place them. When vou have done all that vou are told to do in Matthew, come and we'll talk about Romans."' Having thus answered, the old preacher sesum ed his work, and left the man to his own reflec tions.. Who docs not admire the simplicity and good sense which characterized this reply ? Could the most learned polemic more effectually have met and' disposed of such ft difficulty ? The gen tleman particularly interested in this incident gave me an account of it with his own lips. He still lives, and will in all probability see this statement of it. Most readily will he testify to its strict accura cy ; and most readily will he now say, as he said to me then, "It convinced me most fully of the mistake into which I had fallen. I took' the old man's advice ; I saw its propriety and wisdom, and hope to bless God forever for sending me to him." The Preaching of Dunyan. The Bible was his principal library. But with scarcely any other book than this, he was the most eminent minister of his age, if usefulness may be considered the standard of eminence. It is related of the learned Dr. Owen, that on a certain occasion, after having heard John Bunyan preach, with much power and spirituality, and, on being asked if he had been to hear the ' tinker,' the name by which Bunyan, in reference to his occupation, was scoffing! y designated, the doctor replied, 'I have indeed, and if, by a surrender of all the human learning 1 have acquired, 1 could preach with the ability and the heavenly unction of Mr. Bunyan, the sacrifice should be cheerfully made." Bunyan is but one instance, among a multitude that could be named, of the. talent that might be cultivated and the eloquence that might be elicit ed, by a careful and truly conscientious and reli gious study of the Book of God. The man who, in his public ministration, would reason with the most effect, must argue on the principles of reve lation. There is presented a system of logic, built on the facts relating to God and eternity, which is unerring in all its rudeness, infallible in all its premises, and inflexible, just, and correct in all its deductions. He who would arrest the con science of the bold transgressor, or awaken the stupor of the careless and self-deceived, must pluck his arrows of conviction from the Bible, and aim them, with an eloquence which a deep ac quaintance with that book can alone inspire at the feelings, the sinful habits, and the corrupt, but se cret propensities, of those whom he would recall to duty and to God. It is because the models of inspiration are kept out of sight, and are superse ded by a courtly mode of address, and a model of argument built on the basis of carnal reasoning, that so little is done by a large portion of modern preachers. They go to the people with much fancied strength but their panoply resembles that of David, armed with Saul's armor. Thev return from their la bor with satisfaction, because they see no lasting impression made on their auditory. Unlike Da vid, they refuse the sling and stone ; a simple de pendence on God, and the efficacy of his truth ; and disappointment is the consequence. From the North American Review. Progress of Society. We know not a more glorious thought, and we believe it to be true one that should move, am mate, and inspire, while it awes and controls us than this: that free principles of government, liberty of opinion and action upon our rights and duties, are but a part, a wider extension of that stupendous, yet beautiful plan, which originated in Judea on the birthday of our Saviour. We know not a more glorious thought, and we believe it to be true, than that Christianity and republi can institutions, as far as they are based upon the same foundation of universal liberty and personal responsibility, as far as the design of both is to el evate man by giving him his free course, are to" walk hand in hand through the earth, brethren of the same family, children of the same Father. Christianity, we know, was the elder and strong er the nobler and more exalted brother, and it was meet, therefore, that it should lead the van as it did in the march of reformation for that refor mation began at a time when its younger and weaker brother, political freedom, would have been overwhelmed and crushed. The battle to be fought was tremendous, and it was fit that some thing more than human should come forth to meet its brunt. And Christianity came forth to meet it. It came forth to battle with men's prejudices and passions, to dispel the mists, to scatter the rub bish, and to teach them what has proved their hardest lesson themselves. And when it had opened a way, and when all things were ready, it called to its younger brother to come out to its aid. And that brother has gone forth. The time we say has come, and these two pioneers of liber ty have joined their hands friends, compeers, and fellow-laborers and they are going onward, each encouraging and supporting the other, and both enlightening and emancipating the world. A Mourneh. Jesus was 'a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.' He knew what it was to be a mourner. He once stood by the grave of a beloved friend, that had died in his ab sence, and had been buried four days before he reached the afflicted family. "Where have you laid him V he inquired ; and they led him to the grave. "Jesus wept." His grief was poignant: he wept freely ; perhaps his sobs were audible. I ne scene was such that the spectators of it were constrained to say, "Behold, how he loved him." What a spectacle ! The Lord Jesus a mourner at the grave of Lazarus, bedewing his grave with tears. O! is there not consolation for the bereaved? Go, mourner, go and weep it is not unchristian bedew with tears the sacred spot where is "gar nered up" the dust of the beloved and lost. But let-no murmur escape thy lips let no repining thought disturb the serenity of thy bosom. You will come away prepared to meet with firmer res olution the temptations of life, and with more re signed spirit its painful vicissitudes. N. Y. Obs. Religion, Religion holy religion, ought not in the words of its founder, to be " led into temptation." The band that holds her chalice should be pure ; the priests of hec temple should be spotless as the vestments of her ministry. Rank on-lv degrades : wealth only impoverishes ; ornaments only dis figure her. Her sacred porch becomes the more sublime from, its simplicity, and should be seated on an eminence inaccessible- to human rmssions. I would nave her pure, unpensioned, unstipendia ry. I would have her, in a word, like the bow of the finnanent her summit should be the sliy, her boundaries the horizon ; but the only color that auorneu ner snouiu do caugni rrom me tear oi earth, as it exhaled ; and glowed, nnd glittered in the sunbeams of henven. Such is my idea of what religion ought la bo. Extract from a speech of Counsellor Phillips, an Irish Barrister. We hope none of our renders will omit to pe ruse the excellent article on our first page from the pen of Professor Benedict of Burlington. It is eloquent nnd excellent, both in sentiment and style, and though written thirteen years ago, it contains too much wholesome truth to require of us an apology for reprinting it. Those who prate so learnedly about the patriarchal slavery of the Hebrews, and talk so sagely about thv imperti nence of Northern interference, as well as those who think the guilt of slavery is all chargeable up on past generations and that the present slavehold ers are under the stern necessity of perpetuating an institution which 'no possible contingency can make right' but which has been 'sanctioned and sanctified by two hundred years of legislation,' might read it and be rebuked, corrected, and in structed. Having been written in the cool days of '26 tnere is very little to fear from its 'incendiary character, nnd we believe that there is not enough of the 'Wildfire of Abolitionism" in it to "dissolve the Union," if we read the whole. Vergennes Vcrmonter. DBS. IS. PHELPS' COMPOUND ENTIRELY VEGETABLE, A new and valuable remedy for all diseases arising from impurities of the blood, Morbid Secretions of the Liver and Stomach, Also, a subsistute for CALOMEL, as a CATHARTIC in FEVERS, and all BiUious diseases, and for ordinary Family Physic. This popular Medicine which has received such general approbation as a remedy for Dyspepsia, Billious and Acid Stomachs, Jaundice, Heartburn, Costiveness, Head ache &c. &c, and which is now prescribed by many of the most respectable Physicians, is for sale by authorized Agents in most of the towns in the United States, and at wholesale by the Proprietors, Hartford, Conn. A few only of the latest certificates can be inserted here, for numerous others see largo pamphlets just published. New Haven, Ohio, Dec. 4th, 1838. Gentlemen, Seeing the very high estimation held forth by the Agent in this section, and by those who had the op portunity of trying Dr. i'helps' Compound Tomato Pills and being under belief of the firm having restored healthy secretions of , the glandular system more than once, by us ing the Tomato Apple as a vegetable ; I have been induc ed to try this medicine in various diseases. In the Autum nal Intermittents, prevalent in this section of the States, I have no doubt Dr. Phelps' Compound Tomato Tills will, in a great measure, if not entirely supersede the use 0 Cal omel. I believe that in diseased liver they are more prompt in their effect, and as efficient, as Calomel I have tried them in various other diseases, as Jiheumatism, Dys pepsia, Jaundice, &c, with the most happy effucts. As far as my knowledge extends, I have no hesitancy in rec ommending them as a highly valuable Family Medicine. Yours respectfully, THOMAS JOHNSTON. From a gentleman of high respectability ; dated New York, Nov. 6th, 1838. To R. G. Phelps, Dear Sir have used your Com pound Tomato Pills, the past season, for the Liver com plaint ; und am happy to add, with decided benefit : and therefore take -great pleasure in recommending them ; as well from a sense of gratitude to the benevolent Proprietor, as with a view of serving the cause of philanthropy ; from a sense of duty I owe the public to bearing my testimony n favor of this the world's invaluable medicine. Six years since, I suffered from a malady, pronounced by the concurrent opinion of a council of physicians, a chron ic inflammation of the Liver ; and underwent a skiiiui mercurial treatment ; being confined for many months ; and t lenirth mainlv restored to a tolerable degree of health, though not without an apprehension that I should be similarly afflicted. My fears have been but too well confirmed by a recurrence of nearly all the symptoms of this dreadful malady the past summer ; when accidentally I heard of your Pills, and learning something of their prop erties and characters, and their rapidly increasing celebri ty, I resolved on trying them. Feeling as I did, a repug nance to resorting again to Calomel, and after ineffectually and unsuccessfully trying other medicines professing a specific remedy for this complaint, I purchased a box of the Messrs. Sands, Druggists,corner William and Fulton streets duly authorized agents ; they presenting me, to accompa ny the box, a pamphlet containing a specification, direc tions, &c. I had not taken one box of them before I hap pily experienced their healing efficacy and curative effects ; and now that I have given thein a thorough trial, can cheerfully and unhesitatingly pronounce them the very best remedy extant for any derangement or affection of the Liver or Spleen, Bullous Jljfections, Palpitation 0 the Heart, or Dyspepsia in any of its forms : also as a good family medicine, are the best with which 1 am acquainted At my recommendation and solicitation many of my friends and acquaintances have taken them as a family med icine, with perfect Buccess. I grant my permission to use this as you please. Yours trulv, - ISAAC W.AVE.RY, 179 William street From the Rev. I. JV. Sprague, Pastor of the fourth Congregational Church, Hartford, Conn. Dr. G. R. Phelps. Sir For several years past I have found it well to keep in my family a bottle of castor oil and other simple medi cines, and no doubt ther timely use has been greatly bene ficing in preserving our health, tor some time past 1 have made use of your Compound Tomato Pills, as a substitute for those medicines, and have been so much pleased with their mild, yet effective operation, That they have become our family medicine, while others have been laid aside. I prefer them fur myself and children, to any other medicine I have ever used to correct the irregularities of the stomach and bowels. Yours, &c. I. N. bP.K AGUE. The following Letter, just received, illustrates in an in teresting manner, the applicability of this medicine In Tu mors and scrofulous swellings, and is another evidence of its effects us an alternative, in changing the action of the glandular and absorbent systems, and in renovating the constitution impaired by protracted disease ; although in some cases it may take considerable time (as it does for all remedies which operate as alternatives) to produce its full and complete eilecty. The accompanying remarks of Messrs. Chcsebrough & Leonard, will show that the statement of Mr. Vredcnburgh is entitled to our full confidence and is without exaggera tion. Rome, April 27th, 1839. G. R. Phelps, Jil. D. Dear Sir Herewith we send you the statement of Mr. Andrew Vredenburgh, a very respectable farmer of this town. His case is considered a very remarkable one, and his statements may be relied up on with the utmost confidence. Your Pills have fully established themselves in this vi cinity ; and the demand for them is constantly increasing If desirable, we can send you several other certificates of cures effected by the use of your Pills. We remain yours, &c. Chesebrough & Leonard. Second Letter from Dr. Eaton, dated Brookfietd, Ms. March 29, IS39. Dr. Phelps Dear Sir Your Pills are in great demand, I have but a few on hand : no one who has taken them but are perfectly satisfied with their beneficial effects in remov ing disease, however long standing. I shall bo at Hart ford about the 15th of next month, and I will bring with roe a number of certificates frin persons of the first res pectability, of cures which they have performed, some ten, twelve and of twenty years standing. The one last mentioned is a Mr. Luther Stowell of South Brook field who has had a carious ulcer of a most formidable kind and has never been one day without bandaging his leg from the foot to the knee. .Ilis certificate I shall bring with me. Please send me six dozen boxes more, on the receipt of this, and oblige, lours, &c. J. E. Eaton. jCp'For a fu account 0f this most interesting discove ry, testimonials, mode of operations, &c, see pamphlets, which may be had gratis of all who sell these Pills. None are gonuine without the written signature of G, R. Phelps, M. D,sole proprietor, Hartford. Conn. 0 CAUTION. The unprecedented popularity of these Pills has induced several persons to prefix the name of To mato 1 ills to their various preparations, evidently with the intention of deceiving those enquiring for Phelps' Tomato T0HAT8 Pills. The Public cannot be too cautious to avoid all these anomalous Tomato Pills' and Extracts of Tomato,' nor too particular to obsorve that tho original and only genuine Compound Tomato Pills, are signed by the Proprieter, G. R. PHELPS, M. D., Hartford, Conn. ICPOItDERS directed to SLLAS BURBANK, Jr., or G. W. BARKER, Monlpelior, Vt. General Agenst for Washington, Orange, Caleaonia, Essex, OrlcaiiB, Fianklin Lamoille, Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties, will be promptly attended to. JOIIi T. lUILIiUK, ARCHITECT & HOUSE CARPENTER, BA.IHIE STREET, Montpelier, Vt. Cj"All orders promptly attended to. 12:tf . BROADCLOTHS, CASSIMEP.ES & VEST INGS ! ! ! II. U. RIKEll, ( State street, opposite the Bank) MAS received from New York, a prime assortment o Broad Cloths, Cassimeres and Vestings, of supe rior qality and texture, which he offers to his customers, and the public generally, on the most accommodating terms. Gentlemen wishing for clothing are requested to call and. examine his stock of Cloths. Garments made u p in tho latest mode of Fashions. Black satin slocks, shirt bosoms,. Collars Rubber Pantaloon Straps, Tailors Inch Measures. Drilled Eyed Needles, &c., for sale cheap for Cash. Cutting done for others to make at short notice, and warrunted to fit. 19:tf Wot ice. W. STORRS having received into co-partnership JAMES R. and GEORGE LANG DON, will con c. tinue business at the Langdon store recently occupied by Baylies & Storks, under the firm of STORRS & LANGDONS. And the patronage of their friends and tho public generally, is respectfully solicited. C. W. STORRS, JAMES R. LANGDON, GEORGE LANGDON. Montpelier, April 1. 1839. Wanted IN payment for The Voice of Freedom, by the subscri bers, a lot of good dry Wood, also, for accomodation of town subscribers, they will take all articles of produce, us ually consumed in a boarding house. ALLEN & POLAND. m Wanted ! AY, WOOD and LUMBER in exchange for Saddles, Trunks, &c. by CUTLER & JOHNSON. Montpelier, April 27th, 1839. Boarding House ! A FEW gentleman boarders can he accommodated with board, with single rooms if desired, on reasonable terms. A. CARTER. Montpelier Village, Jan. 5, 1839. l:tf. MILITARY STAFF UNIFORM ! ADE up aaccording the present mode, established for the Militia of this State, by R. R. RIKER, (State street, opposite the Bank.) May, 1839. 19f 'SBooH, jot 5 Wj , 38elte'BW HAVING procured from Boston new and elegant founts of the most FASHIONABLE TYPE, are prepared to prosecute the above business, in all its branches :- and have no hesitation in saying that all work entrusted to them will be executed in a style not inferior to that of any oth er establishment in Vermont. (CP Office, one door West from the Post-Office State st. Montpelier, January 5th, 183!). CUTLEtt & JOHNSON, SADDLE, HARNESS AND TRUNK State Street, ( Opposite the Bank,) Montpelieb, Vt. 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