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The ladies regard It as the natural language of gallantry, ard those who hare wished n> introduce the Italian in its stead, form but a minority.” Dublin Dec 9 SUICIDE OF LORD 1 FRENCH. It gives us extreme concern to have to an nounce that this Nobleman shot himself a. bout half past two this day, ir, the chamber of one of his sons in Trinity College » Th*-re was no person present. Mr. Flreuch having been oat upon s<>me business, and the ser* sant who waited on his lordship being sent clown stairs, to allow his lordship, as he him self expressed it, “to arrange some papers without interruption/* It was with n pis* tol that this fatal act was committed—and, it would seem, that the unhappy nobleman did not survive a second after the shot was fired. The hall passed directly through his head. Lord FFrench, has for some month, spent the grea‘er part of his time in his son’s room in college. H? was observed se veral times yesterday by some of the s*u d ms, and displayed nothing particular in hi- manner or appearance, with the eJecep* tion of a general dejection ir.d melancholy, which has characterised him since his late m:sF< rtunes. His lordship was to have been examined yesterday at the Royal Exchange, respecting the barking establishment with which he had been connected, and Which had, as the public knows, stopped payment — and it was whilst he was expected to at '"i d for this purpose, that he committed the dreadful act The event created a ve ry great serration in the town; those who knew lord Ffrencli were more generally shocked at the terrible transaction, but it was generally felt vith considerable sensU bility. January 12» A ew evening* ago, so early as 7 o’clock, a Kane of journeymen taylors hod the au dachv t<> a’.tafk the house oi Mr. M’Do* nou' h woolen drapdr, in ^ackville stieet, with a view to dem iish it a la Theatre— The offence Mr. M’Dcnough had committed against those gentlemen was, that he had Given emoUvment to some nt the rrado whi. i had not occn adm'tted members of the se. lect brother' ood Mr M'D. was obliged, in the defence of his l ouse, to discharge a biunderbu-s amongst those ruffians, which wounded < ne of them so desperately, that he was immediately commanded by his com* panioa. , and being seized by the police, he sv'i sent to Mercer’s hosp<tal, from whence, wl.irn his wow ds will permit, he will be fcommitted to Newgate. Lonoondekr y, Jan. 24. We perceive with great concern, that the system of burning and destroying property has of late, become common in our neigh* borhood. A number of houses, the proper ty of Counsellor Macklin, were lately burnt at Huskey, near Kaphoe, because the form* er occupants conceived themselves aggriev„ ed by being dispossessed of them ; and on the 1st instant a house on the lands of Roughan, in the estate ot Alexander Boyd. Etq. was burned down, and a number of ircev destroyed, by some person as yet un. known, but for whose discovery, a liberal reward has been offered The perpetra* tors of such diabolical acts are not aware that the damage must be u-a.de good by the parish, in endeavoring to injure an individu.. al they are heaping additional taxes on thcii unoffending neighbors. Belfast, Dec. 30, We have taken from the last packets the luus'atice of the foreign intelligence most in teresting to the public at the present mo ment Perhap?. nothing has appeared so well calculated to moderate the claims of Eng* land against America, as the formidable demeanor she has lately assumed. She speaks and act * on a greater scale ; it is not ent or two ships, but fleets, which she is putting for'h ; it is not the fortuitous effer. ings of a few volunteer corps, but an army of 100,000 men raised on the Napoleon sys tem ; and ihut very syst-m which we would have supposed republican * usd hold in the greatest abhorrence. What . >rce can England with all her navy, «end >uno cope with :uch an army as America is raising ? We, therefore, should suppose, -hat nation al pride will surrende to national reason, and that Ptace may be embraced when War must i»e ruinous. Mr Curran — We are informed by the Sentinel of Wcduesda\, that Mr. Curran is about to present his countrymen with a view of Irish Catholic Politics, fiast and fire sent We are greatly rejoiced that such a subject should be discussed by so able a pen, and we arc still more happy in the re» flection, that our great countrymen appears so much alive to the necessity of removing those impressions which an unhappy effusi on of political irritation has made upon the minds of Irishmen from q Paris paper of March 25th, re* ceivcci by the Editors of the Alcrcuntilc Advertiser, by the schr• Sins.qua Non, Captain Pond Messenger Office, 7 half past ten at night. 3 We stop the press to give a few of the most interesting extracts from the English Journals of the 20ih, which have this ln stan’ arrived. I.okd- w, March 20. Declaration of His Majesty the Emperor oj 'he French to the French, and par tic u+ larly to the Parisians. " After an abdication, the circumstances of which you are acquainted with ; after a Treaty, all the articles of which have been violated i after having seen my retreat pen etrated by numerous assassins, nil sent by the Bourbons; after having seen the French Ministers intriguing at Vienna, to wrest from me theassylum to which I was reduced, and to take from my wife and son the Spates which had been guaranteed to them ; from that son, whose birth inspired you with so lively a joy, and who ought to have l»een to •!l the Sovereigns a sacred pledge. All these attempts made in violation of plighted faith, have restored me to my throne and my liberty. “ Frenchmen f soon I shall be in my Ca pital ; I come surrounded by my brave bre thren in arms—after having delivered rur provinces of the South, and m> good city of Lyons, fromj>e reign of fanaticism, which is that of the t>oorbons. Fifteen days have sufficed me to unite these fai.hful warr.ors, the honor of France / and before the 30-fi •t this month, your happy Emperor, th. Sovereign of your choice, will put to fi ght those slo;hful Princes, who wish to reader you tributary to foreigners, and »he con tm.pt of Europe—France still shah be th. happiest country in the world. The French aKail still be the Great Nation. Pam shah iga'm become the Queen of Cities, as well is 'he seat of Sciences and Arts. “ In concert with yon. I will take mea sures, in order that the State may be gov erned constitutionally, and that a wi»e 1L t'evy may never degenerate into licenti ousness. “ I will mitigate to the satisfaction of all, thoe imposts become odious, which the Bourbons gave you their princely word they would abolish, under the title of Droits He unis and which they have re-established un der the title of indirect impositions. “ Property shall be without dutinciion i respvcted and sacred, as well as individual j linerty. “ I'he general tranquility shall be coo* stantlv the object of my elf rts ; commerce, our nourishing manufactures, and agricul ture, which under my reign attained sc high a prosperity, shall be relieved from the enormous imposts with winch an epheme ral government have burthened him. livery thing shall be restored to order, and the dissipation of the Finances of the Sta'e to gra'ity the luxury of the Court, shall be immediately repressed; “ No vengeance, it is far from my heart ; tile Bourbons have set a price on my head, and I pardon them. If they fall into my powor, I will protect them ; I will deliver them to their allies If they wish it, or to that foreign country where their chief has alrea dy reigned nineteen years, and where he may continue his glorious reign. To this niv vengeance is limited. “ Be ca. n, Parisians, and you National GuaruB of that noble City-—you who have already rendered such great services—you who, but for treason-, would have been able '.o defend it for some hours longer, against those allies who were ready to fly from biauce. Condone to protect property and civil liberty; then yon will hat-e deserved well of your country and of your Emperor, “ Front my hn/ierial General Head Quarters, Burg sine, March 8, 1815. (Signed) “NAPOLEON. Countersigned, “The General of Division Bertrand, Marshal of the Palace, exer cising the functions of Secretary of S’ate.’’ Ministers have ab andoned tin proposed lArinri,.... 'I*__ • j . 1 in iiiituuiacwiies and warehouses. This determination was announced on Saturday in a Circular sent to the Members of the Imputation ot Man. ulaclurcrs. Ail the troops that have been on duty lately in the metropolis have received or. ders to hold themselves in readiness at a moments notice. We are informed from Edinbnrgh, that 5060 manufacturers and labourers have al ready volunteered to go to Canada from Glasgow, and 5GO Irom Edinburgh. An order which was received on Friday at Portsmouth Dock-yard, to strip the cop per irom t.li the ships in ordinary above the right water mark, was on Saturday morn, ing countermanded, which is the only mti motion that has been given of any intention to call more ship-, into active service. The statement made of twenty sad of the line be ing ordered to the Mediterranean is gioutid. less. Orders also arrived -o send all th« empty transports to the Downes—v ib un derstood lor th£ conveyance of a body 01 artillery, cavalry, and stores, to CRtend to join our army in tht Netherlands. Fifteen sail have been re-entered into the service, (at a reduction of 4«. per ton,) and will ^a.l immediately for the Dowr.es, It :s said that Lord Cochrane was seen passing through Fareham a lew days ago. It so, he has probably embarked at South, a nipt on, or souie contiguous port for Fiance* Barbadoes, March 20. Interesting Detail of Recent Occurrences on the & furnish Main. We published, on the 6tli uit important Information received by way of Curracon, respecting the operations of the belligerent Republicans anti Royalists, in the provinces of Venezuela and the Caraccas. The ar. my of the Royalist party, under Bovib, had taken Barcelona and Cumana. and was then marching on trwhrds Maturih, near which place a battle had been fought, in which the Republicans, under Bolivar, had sustained considerable Irsw A continuation of this intelligence Ip fur nished by the Jamaica paper* brought up by II. M. S. Niemcn, which arrived at this place on the 14th inst, and has siuce sailed for England. . ^ ke Royalist General. Morale*, bavin; laid siege to the town of Mnturin, bent them the following summons : muBuiuinis oi ivituunn,— i he rapidity with which the arms of the Spanish Mo narchy have subdued the several province of Venezuela, is a clear proof that Divine Providence favors a just cause. You are the last that oppose to ub icsistance, which must prove fruitless.—I do now offer to you an honorable capitulation —Lay down your arnii-, and any one faction;; you who do not wish to live under the Hoy'al government, shall have a passport to any colony he may choose. The others, who consent to re main, shall have their rights and property reaper ted. 7 Thomas Morales, G-neral in dhief.” To which summons the following answer was returned by the Commander in Chief of the town of Maturin, Don Jose Fran cisco Bkrmudkz; " Since Maturin has raised the standard of liberty, the valor of its inhabitants has been conspicuous more than once, they have sworn to bury themselves under the ashes of their town, rather than submit agiin to the despotic government, that has for ages oppressed them That oath they now re new. You hoast of your precarious ad van, tages and of the large force under your command, which you say is more than ade* quateto compel us to surren ier / you may, general, put them In motion ,* we are ready and disposed to face it, and it you conquer ns, it shall be on ashes and dead bodies that your victory shall lie celebrated, by con sent of all those under my orders. Jose Francisco Bermudez ” Finding the city of Maturin was determin ed to make manly resistance, general Mo rales made the requisite preparations, and immediately stormed the works of the Re publicans, and took possession of the place. In this sanguinary conflict the Royalists are said to have lost about 3000 men, and the Republicans upwards of 40oc. Morales, who is the successor of the bru tal Brotes, who put ali the inhabitants of Cumana to death, (with the exception of eight families,} caused himself to he pro claimed by the army which destroyed Ma turin, «• Commander in Chief,” and ail east* %ai4 Lem the capital, inclusive, is con»i dered under his government; whilst Valen-* cia, Purrio Cabcllo, and the territory to the westward, acknowledge Gen. Cagi gal as their Chief. In the Capital and its Port, it would seem the inhabitants are not entirely at their ease j all the white male population being on constant military duty. The vigiiance of the military Govtrnors discovered and quashed one or two petty attempts at dis turbance before they made any head ; but some assertions with regard <o the cruel* ties committed by the army of the Royal* Ms arc not correct —for it is s'sied that se veral ladies of the opposite party, who were taken at the sacking of Maturin, h id been liberated, and were permitted to walk the streets >f Caracas in perfec* safet?. The district under the command of General Cagigai appears to enjoy much more trail tjuility The Caracas Gazette, which had been suppressed for a ti ne, recomm-nced on the 1st of January. The first number after giv in * a short sketch of the*operations of their army of the east until the destruction of \1 .turin, says that those of the Patriots who had escaped had fled to Guiria to join the fugitives from the action of Yagnaparo, and adds,—“The army of the East, composed f 4000 cavalry and 3500 infantry, occupied on he 18tn nit the fol owing potions, the former was cantoned in Maturio.and the latter was on :ts march against Guiria, to drive from the Continent, the wretched re mains yet lurking in its mountains.” Early in the year, Morales sept his Chap lain General, Dr Llainosas, to treat with the head men of the Patriots (Arlsmendi, | Merida, and Cossaclo,) on their surrender of the Island of Margaretta, Considerable mistrust in regard, to giving hostages was shewn by b >th parties, and ihe negociation ended in 'he Margaritanos declaring their intention of holding out to the last ; the en voy’s secretary, Don J. M Su»re, telling his emnloyer he might set sail without him, that lor his part he had determined to re main where he was, and sacrifice himself, ifnecessarv, * for the just and uoly Ameri can cause.’ Carthagena. Santa Fe, Ife Turning our views to ■ hs westward, we find the Libeiatrr (Bolivar) late nfuiiti-e from his own country, received with ope arms in New Grnada, the post ofcapr-dn General conferred upon him : and ir. the middle of December, forcing the Capital A Santa Fe. to accede to hu nci^n of Cundi namarca vith the other provinces. Advices from Carthagena, and Gazettes of that citv t a recent date ha”* ht*en re ceived at Jamaica, bv H M, S \Ia7" ficent. which arrived at the latter i and from 'he Spanish Main, on the 26th J nuiry, witli 550.000 dollars for the use of government. The embargo which had been in f rce for a time at Carthagena, had been removed, a» bout the 1st January. Military law was in force, in which duty all the inhabitants wefVe occupied; among whom,also, squab* hies prevailed as to who should be el-cted President*, but h gentleman, named Gau: be mg appointed, who was considered a good nan by both parties, tranquility was restor ed On this subject", the blowing artizle is ta., kon from the newspaper called the Cartba. gctia Messenger, of date th<* 2d J .nuary, which states—*' That Dr. Garcia Toledo, had, by unfair means g*-t himself named and elee'ed President of Sent* Fe ; that the ci* ly of Carthagena, indignnn' at such election* rchised to ratify :C. for the fo lowing rea. sons, viz ‘—That the said Ga eia T. le-.lo, had epen’v announced his disapprobation of 'he republic declaring itself independent ; that he had not retracted these sentiments , that he was biassed for certain reasons in favor of Spain ;nnd that he had abused the confidence which had been placed in him.” Toledo was not only suspected by the Car. thagenians of being favorable to die govern ment of the mother country, but of having numerous partisans in the upper Countrv ; the government of that city, therelnre, dis. patched Bolivar at the head of an army, with orders to dismiss Toledo from his Com* mand, which he found no difficulty in do. ing, for, on his approach to S.mta Fe, Tol edo disappeared, and th. inh bitants* en tered into a capitulation with Bolivar, uni. ting th* msc’vcs to the i»ate of Carthagena; On the 18th January, General Castillo in., •-red the city of Carthagena at the h-nd of ’000 .ntn to apprehend the enemies nf the Constitution, when he expressed himself v* ry handsomely to *he foreigners for their j promptness in turning out for the defence of the place and its tranquility. The Pre sident also expresses his great satisfaction to foreigners for their friendly aid, and as stireu them, that he hoped things would, in future, he so conducted as t-> give encou ragement to all who might visit the count!'} for the purpose of trading. Vico President Pinerez, his brother, and five of the principal members, had been ar rested and were to be dispatchwd for North America the day after the Magnificent sail ed. The brother of the Vice-President Penerez is an enemy to the English nation. General Bolivar, (the Republican,) tho* so unsuccessful in Venezuela and the Ca. raccas, where he was driven by the Royal ists from Cumana, &c. has in the Western Provinces, certain!, carried things with a very high hand. At Santa Fe, in New Grenada, he fairly tells the President, who complains of the city being plundered, that his troops had a just right to plunder, from the resistance made to their entry. After a slight resistance on the 10th and 11th. a capitulation was signed on the 12th Decem ber, stipulating a mutual oblivion of past < flences, the union of Cun»rii.na-mar.ca with the other States of New Grenada, and the delivery to the victor of all arms, ammuni tion and warlike stums of every description. The following is a copy, translated from a Carthagenian Gazette ;— Capitulation concltulcd between hu Excellency the Greer el in Chief of the army of the Union, C. Simon Bolevar, and the Pretident of Cundi namurcu, Don Afti .acl Jlernurda Alvarez, The general in chief of •. I»— army of the Uni on G, Hitnon Uohvar, having reduced the garri son of Sants Fe to occupy sole'y the great square of the city, and desirous nf avoiding greater effusions of blood, tuid his bxcellency | the President ot Gumlmamarca, on the other part jointly with general Don Jose lyiyra and Don Ygnacio de Iferiera, being on both sides well pursunded of the serious evd* which would ensue from 4 the continuation of tlx war,_as ««il to Gundinamarca as to New-GremoU, Itpve a greed to the following articles ot capitulation . Art. 1. There shall cease ad kind ol hostility between the tw(> armies*, an the 'roops shall consider themselves henceforth as brothers and friends. i 2. The government of Cunclanamarm ac knowledges that of the Union, and obliges it selfto observe the same deference and obedience to it as the other confederate Provinces ; and the general government offers, on its part, to treat * he Province ol Cundanaraarca as the inast favored. 3. The said government of Cundanamarca obliges itself, equally, to place, at the disposal of the General Chief of the Union, all the arms, ammunition, artillery, magazines, and depots of the warlike stores. 4 The sainee government likewise obliges it selt to convoke and reunite the Electorial Col lege ol the province as soon as possible in a secure place, and with every necessary guaran. tee that it may proceed freely to the internal regal at ion of the province, agreeably to the vote of the people, ai.il whose installation it protects shall nut he impeded except for want ol legality in the powers of the electors. 5. No soldier of the Union, nar any of the army of Santa Fe, shall preserve the least enmi ty towards the other ; there .-hall be on both sides, a general oblivion of the past ; and the g-ncral in chief of the army of the Union, offers, on his part, the surest guarantee of ho nour to the persons and property of every citi zen of CUnilinamarca, without distinction of or** ig;n, in consequence of th* noble and valiant conduct with which the war has been recipro cally carried on 6 As well the gen. in chief of the army of the Union, his Ex. the President ofCuudinam rci, oblige themselves to observe and to have oh served, these articles of capitulation ; they of fer, mutually, the most sinrere and cordial frien Chip, and are convinced that thcr- will be on both partic-, the most paternal conduct, a peace and solid union, and the most perfect harmony among all t ie citizens, as belonging only iu one family, state and nation. In witnt ss whereof the contracting parties have si.rned and sealed t use presents, at the head quarters of the Liberator (l> liv erj LKh December, 1814—4*h of Independence. S!moh B>./iv r, ATunnel Bervurd Alvarez, done ile Ygnacio dc Herrera, Peuro,de Brieino Mendez, Secretary of the g« nsra: :o chief, Eugenio Afarrin Aielcnder, Secretary to iht President. A Copy, h..? ««■ l rs ific tguc&.% lircinry. i General Halnot was on hiv way from Santa Fe, v.'ith above tlir~e thou sc ml men, airdnst San ta Martha, \\ here he is to be joined by General Cas‘il!o, at. the herd of one thousand more troops and there ia no doubt that Santa Martha will fall. S_n a Fe is the Capital cF New-Grenada si” turned .1 considerable distance to the south” wnr.l of Osrthagena, on th» river Magdalena, a lent iful country, abounding In corn, cattle, •<" l Iru't. The river Magdalen*, discharges ilfelf into the Gulf of Mexico not far from Carthagcna. Santa Martha against which gen '•ral lldnot was on his march, is a seaport east” ward from Carthagena. From the National Advota'c. Fr avci.—Scarcely ten months afr* elap. sed since the triumphal entry of the Bour** hens into Prris, until the world again wit nesses their departure from the land of their ancestors, and the dignified retu rn of the banished emperor to that throve which he had emblazoned with the troubles of an hundred victories', and who witlded sacep tre which, while it awed the world, most scrupulously preserved the pride and hon^ ororthe nation The present may well he termed the age nf prodigies—the abdication of B»nut»nrte- at the. morrrnt when the, integrity of France was invaded by four powerful armies, and his banishment to the little island of Riba was not (however unexpected and astonish ■ mg') in any manner, to compare to his mi raculous return to his capital, unsullied and spot'ess with the blood of a single subject. There is something so splendidly great— so bold, and imposing in the features of this late ncc -.rrence, that the human mind can scarcely credit the existence of the fact, er combine reason with a circumstance so ex traordinary- An isolated anti banished monarch, with a few hundred retainer*, eran'ed him as the mockery nf a court, in* • ading his recent ter-itories, containing thir ty mi'lions of souls, and nrmies nf 200 000 men on foot, with a handful of 600 men, and marching, without any delay, to the capital over a tract of near 1000 miles, and ta‘ ! king peaceable 8c quiet possession, i* of that miraculous stamp that credibility might well he stagrered. To vain would ancient or modern history furnish a parallel—and even his most bit'er enemies, who wished to see him in adversity that they might discover his weakness and his cowardice, must now admit that even difficulty, defeat and dis grace, have only clothed him with fresher honors, and elevated him beyond the limits of Comparison. I o the mind of the reflecting and deep observer of events, his restoration to the im' perial purplo of France, was never consid ered otherwise than probable and natural — They reasoned, that the splendor of h* reign would soon he tarnished and disgraced by the Imbecility of sge and prejudice in the persons of the Bourbons; and that the feeN wigs of his former subjects would, in a few years recall him, with one voice, to preserve the honor and dignity of the nation. But, that this event should be accomplished in ten month*—should have been the nurseling of his own mind, and reared and completed in the extraordinary manner it has been, was certainly beyond the conception of the most penetrating mortal. What will lie the probable result of this unlocked for event, is a question deeply interesting to the civi lised world, and not a little sp to these Uni | 'ed States. Whether the scene* of devastation and death are again to lie opened on the theatre of Europe, and whether new convulsion* and the fresher horror* are again to distin guish the bloody drama of monarch*; or whether this momentous event ia about to consolidate and settle jarring and conflicting interests, i* an enquiry which will admit of much speculation We are inclined to a dopt the latter ; and view the return of this surprising man. to protect the destinies of France, as the precursor of solid and las ting peace. To calculate on this event being produced by the restoration of the Hour, bons and the old nobility, was to calculate on the amalgamation of oil and water, on the un?.*n of attraction and repulsion. 1*la cing Europe out of (he question, and the In. trigucs of England out of the sight, the ve ry introduction of two order* of nobility in one nation—one rich, warlike and indepen dent—-the other poor, proud and imbecile, was a sufficient source of discord to net it in flames. No permanency was, therefore, attached to tha Bourbon dynasty by any one. excepting the b- som- c '"Tt'M ora tors, “ Who t»1ke<lof agonies they nevei It. Viul toasted sorrows, which they uuv r kneur.* \s for the poor old king, he has reason t* rejoice. Me can nun-t his o-mit a' » his in linnitiesin his former rural retreat—-he ent* eat his ragouts without lear of ui enic or hellebore, .and he can enjoy his otiurn cum dignitate, without bei.ig troubled with af** fairs of scale, of wh.ch he new i, .thing, and for which his incapacity would ever have made him a burthen. Much, however, with regard to the on* cincation of the world, rests in the hands of hngland. If she can protract her existence without corifl igratiotis of neighboring na#» t ons, there is little doubt but that Bona* P ir'c meet her with sincerity. If thi» cannot be done according to the decision of her political machiavels, and the ifiusmv which peace inflicted, must be cured by war we shall find, according to the words ot Mr. Morris, that the “ long agony*’ h not yet completed, nor will it he until the peo ple of that nation reform their rulers, and study political virtue instead of political in* trigue and momentary aggrandizement. On tois subject we shall dilate in future papers, us soon as we can mature our re flections on an event so pre • n wnh either good or evil to the chr r m world. II '.BRON -c ! VfU FORD. from the Kant cm .drgus. There is r.o acw t ii..g under the sun M Solomok. It has often bem n remark of Christian writers, tin' the hisniry of one age of the world, furnishes the great outlin s of tits hutory of succeeding ages far >va <. has been will be again ” This observ io-i baa •> nick me very f irchl , while reading the history of S ml and D ivid and com taring many of the t-e , witch tn ■ ;>*..ce m ho e days, with such as have transpired within our peivinal knowledge. Saul havit g the govern cent of Israel R|U| Johah in his nands, possessing the ad . anta* (vpamf nnrtPi! n«i I • . .. ... w ui9UUUMII9 ‘VIIICll no other sovereign did at that time ; for in addition to the pentateuch, which constitu ted the Jewish bibles of those days, he had a living oracle to consult in the person of the prophet Samuel, y?t to no good effect Saul was naturally vici >u . obstinate and i eg <rdless of the divitv commands ; his ad ministration was so a; bitrary ard oppres sive, that the effects of a kingly government, foretold by the faithful Samuel, was soon seve»e y experienced by the people ; but in consequence of these oppressions, by divine appointment, the government was tian>fer« reel to other hands bv degrees ; the house of baui waxing weaker and weaker, and that ot David stronger and stronger. I'- was the wickedness, die injustice and pcrsecu ten of the European go -ernments, whicn was he cau>e ol peo; 1 n America— and as Cause and t ff.-c< can never be sever ed,ii was from the same source afterwards thai enabled the Americans to establish their independence. When D via was seated cn the throne of sr'j um* Juttali and Iris administration as good as conid he expected fr an fallible man under that form of g„v rnment, for by him r , national character had been exalted, it# independence maintained against the efforts ot .ill tiu surrounding n .ti »ns, par darly t lose cn its maritime border*, wh <•.<• Go lah ofGath, his fami'y and act ,n es had mad email y vain tternp-s to overt- • row it a power. Yet notwithstanding that David maintained himself so ably against all tine attempts ofhi< foreign foes, h- h; ' an -ae* my in his own family which h- i ell nigh accompli,lu i hi* ruin ,• there* nn st be an amoitiuus Absa om, to whote iir. ry Ictus, for me moment a<»end. « A:\dl came to p ss after thi 'hat Ahsolom p ,§r«'d hint ch.ti .ots and hoi-e-,, and fifty i*u.n to run be* fore hi,ii. “ And Absalom rose up early and stood beside the way of tii« gate, and i> was so, that wnen any man that Ii >d a controversy came to the king for judgment, then Ab^a* om called unto hirn. and said, of wlmt city art thou ? and he said, thy servant is of one of he tribes of I-ra?l “ And Absalom said, see, thy matters arc go'd and n^ht; but there is no man depu ted of the king to hear thee. ‘ Absalom said moreover, O i that I wertf made Judge in the land, that every man which hath any suit, or cause, might come untome and I w u d do him justice. “ Aiid it was so, that wheo any man came nigh to him to do hi n obiesance, he put forth his hand, aud tcok him, and kissed him. And on this manner did Absalom to all Israel that came to the king for judgment. So Absalom stole the heatts of the men < f Israel. " And it came to pass af er forty year* that Absalom said unto the king, I pray thee let me go and pay my vow, which 1 have vowed unto the Lord in Hebron. “ I'or thy servant vowed a vow while X abode at Geshur in Syria, saying, it tiu Lord shall bring me a>.ain Indeed to Jeru salem, then I will serve the Lord. “ And the King said unto him go in peace. So he arose and went to Hebron. ** But Absalom sent spies thr oughout all the tribes of Israel, saying as «r*-n as you hear the sound of th trumpet, then ye shall say. Absalom reigneth in Hebron *' And with Absalom went two hundred men out of Jerusalem that were called, and they went in their simplicity, and they knew not any thing. " And Absalom sent for Ahithophel the Oilonite, David’s counsellor, from hi* city, even fr« tn Gihh, while he offered sacrifices : and the conspiracy was strong, for the pen. pie continually increased with Absalom.’* Now compare these proceeding* with those whlrh have taken place in the United States.—-Like the orb of day which shed* his benign influence of light and heat on all the planetary system, and by immutable laws, each one is kept within its proper sphere, and thereby an amalgamation is prevented—And as David prote ;ted tin rights of his nation, although ma It ur» of .welve individual tribes,which had diffe snr. views, prospects, local situations and pur suits, so ha* the government of the Ini ted ■Kates under the administration of Wash ington, Adams, Jefferson, and M di«on, ucce»sully maintained the independence' and rights of the nauon, while the Tnclivi U nal rights of the several State, has.: nr* been neglected Yet bet r»' t |ie ia-„ COfJ duct oi Massachusetts * —Absalom *(k*..