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Wilmington, Delaware, Friday August 23.1833.
No. 76.
Vo], 1.
Lots of land for sale or rent.
SIXTEEN ACRES of land lying on the
■northerly side of High street, east of Walnut
Street, and about 7i acres on Broad street or
(Church lane, opposite the old Swedes church
.—Also 5 acres on the Kennet road, opposite
■the dwelling of Dnctr: Win : Gibbons. 1 here
are also several BUILDING LO 1 b to se 1
.or let on ground-rent, all in the City of W il
mingtnn. These grounds were the property
,late of Joshua Wollaston, dec'd: they aread
■yantagcnusly situated, of an excellent quality,
nearly all in grass, and under good fences.
These Lots will be sold at private sale Un
fair prices, either entire, nr divided to suit
purchasers, The titles are indisputable,and
immediate possessio« can be given.
Apply te
some
the
and
JONAS PUSEY.
115, Market st.
of the above
7 Mo: 30, 1833.
N. B. The GRASS on some
lots is to be let for the remaining part of the
season, if not sold. f '
of
NOTARY Pl III-IC
AND
Conveyancer's Office.
No.
JAMES SORDEN, has opened an office
at No. 7, third street, next door to John Rey
nold's store, where lie transacts all business
in the line of uNotary public. He also draws
Deeds, Mortgages, Wills, lowers ofAttoi
, Bills of sale and bunds and agreements of
V description, with despatch and m legal
form. July 19, 1833.—65-tf
of
all
ney
evei
NOTICE.
» LL nersons indebted to John Boyd late of
j/\_Bi'audywine, deceased, are requested to
uiake iiH iiedoUe 11 -iy oiejiL * f „ r se ttle
claims wil i JAMES PRICE, Ex'r.
T?ilv Q 64—tf.
J y ' _-,— cSr -;- f n . -
NewCnslle County , in the State oj ueia
ware.sc't
Rv Virtue ol - an Order of the Orphans'
V for the said County, of New
C mi t, loi the sai 7 .
Castle, Ä -
Will be Exposed to »ale,
At Vendue, on Friday, the 6th (lay of Sep
tember next, at 2 o'clock 1.1 theafternoon, at
the house of Andrew Bradley, the village
of Newark, in White Clay Creek Hundred,
and county aforesaid ; all that
PLANTATION or TRACT of LAND,
situatein Pencader Hundred, in the county
aforesaid ; bounded by lands of James Lind
sey, lands of Fred. H. Holubecker, by Lius
late of Benjamin Wattson, deceased, by »anm> f
of George Platt and others, and by tu p -
Geni'ge ^-'5 wn W containing
about one hundred and îlx i
more or less, with th: improvements .uid ap- I
purtenances ; being the Real Estate of Jolm
b,Sr d W P
Attendance will be given, and the terms of
made known at the time and place atore
«Md hv Josehh Chamberlain, Adm'r. of said
dec'd. or his Attorney. „
Bv order of the Orphan's Court.
} MATTHEW K.EAN, Clerk.
New Castle, July 16. 1833. .
On the above described property there is a
comfortable frame dwelling house ami kttch
en, a good barn with stabling underneath, hay
house and other out buildings, an orchard ot
s ect fruit. The land isot a good quality,
'the situation pleasant, and being hut one mile
from the village of Newark affords every fa- -
cilityforthesuperioreducationofafam^ofi.^
Child,en -
si®»
Ï 51-Ierehy given to wlu-in it rn iy concern,
that I intend to apply to tlie- Honorable tlie
Superior Court of tilt Slate ot Delaware, it
their ses-ion at New Castle, t„ November
next, to he divorced from my husband James
H. Miles.
MARGARET W. MILES.
Pencader Hundrtd, Aug. 6,—70—3m.
Five Hollars Reward.
Runaway from the subscriber, in tins city,
-on Friday the fifth of July last, an indented
•apprentice to the butchering business, named
'j ,hn Swann elf, .about 19 years of age. 1 he
above reward Will he paid for the apprehen
sion and return of said hoy to roe in Wilm.ng
iton.
RICHARD TOPHAM,
71.

'Wilmington, Aug. 9.
hivhen®.
ot the Wilmington
T1IE managers
S< Philadelphia Turnpike Company have
this clav declared a Dividend oi 3 pel
'll, e Stock of said Company
months, which will be paid
or their legal rep
lb r
.cent, on
the last six
to the Stockholders .
«•esentafives on or alter the loth mst.
ED WARD TA ï N ALL Preas r.
August 4» 1833.— 1 «ï*
SILK KAT£.
W. I*. SELLARS,
•No 51, Market Street, has just added to ins
l u-ire and elegant assortment of Fur Hats, a
fbw dozen of Silk hats, black and drub, nf
very superior quality, carefully selected
f,om «celebrated silk hat manu actory in
Philadelphia. Fresh supplies will he con
stanüy received, and sold at the-lowest prices.
Wilmington, Aug. 6, 18So-/ Utt _
Rio-Grand Ox Hides.
FOR SALE, 274- Rio-Grand Ox Hides ol
superior quality, M : snid low m dose a
consignment. JAME ^"Ktreet.
Wilmington Aug. 6, 1833.-70 8t
DC ÂÆ'
MANUFACTORY.
LEWIS KOIFOIU),
No. 52, Market street, would inform the
public, that in addition to his extensive as
sortment of Fur Hats, he has added a hand
some astortment of
SILK HATS,
made of the best materials and selected witli
the greatest care. Persons wishing to suit
themselves are particularly invited to call
and examine the quality of the article before
purchasing elsewhere.
CAPS.
A constant supply of men's and boys' Caps
of various kinds and qualities.
Aug. 16—3mo.
New HAT & SHOE Stoic.
No. A —Highs t. next door to T. Larkins'
Grocery Store.
The Subscriber, having in addition to his
former stock of SHOES, added a general as
sortment of SILK & FUR HATS, from one
of the first manufactories in Philadelphia,
finished in the most handsome and best stile,
all which he will sell at the lowest manufac
turers prices.
Wilmington, 8 mo. 1, 1833.
ISAAC DIXON.
69 3m
PTTIhe Partnership existing between the
J. Subscribers since-he 1st April 1833,
under the firm of Wm. C. Gr ihani & Co. at
Naaman'b Creek,is this day dissolved by mu
tual consent> WM. C. GRAHAM,
CHAS. MACKEE,
AUG. VAN AMRINGE.
Naaman's Creek, J _ „
Aug. 13th, 1833.5 73-3t
NOTICE.
-----
Notice It
, h connection hereto
in * the business, carried on by,
'"^he name of Jacob K. Higgins at No. 10
West St> between the subscribers, liav
expired by its own limitation, is hereby
"*££4 by Mutual consent.
JESSE MENDINHALL, 1
JACOB K. HIGGINS. „
AVft> Jai ., jb K . Higgio* -s "1. "t- v««'
f respectfully informs his friends ana
the public generally, that he will continue
the business, at the same place, where he No
i will he pleased to furnish all a * «.
I ( lz - 'Giass^aiu^CJueeuaware of
>?*«« I— fo' «*■ 1 W° vtd securi - In
ties. . , ,
All persons indebted will confer a favoi b>
paying the amount of their respective ac- T
counts up to this date HJGcaNS>
U
8th mo. loth, loop. ___
To the creditors of the late firm of
lo «« J J J
El'UnSOIl & BeELStCn,
-
• Notîce is hereby given to you, pursuant to
, ,,r t | le Court of Chancery of the
( j aI .£ fol . >, ew Castle County,
- before tlte subscriber, at ins office,
, f^ew f-^;""sday
9 P oUock A B M " d 6 oÄ PÎ M?
iss.lt#* «- ««—
.^be said firm.
JAMES BOOTH,
New Cufctle« Aug. 12, 183;>.
LOST,
to
O N the Road from Wilmington —
New Castle on Saturday 10th inst. a
small Pocket. Book containing one 2<j
Dollar United States Note and several
notes ot the Farmers Bank, 1 he findet
by returning the same will be generous
ly rewarded by
JOSEPH DAUPHIN.
72—tf.
Aug. 12,
NOTICE.
The public is respectfully notified that the
duties of the "Wilmington Classical Insti
tute" will be resumed on Monday 26th inst.
In this Institution are taught the Greek and
Latin Classics, in connection with the Mathe
matics; also the Hebrew language if requir
A few more pupils can he accommodat
S. M- GAYLEY, Principal,
No 156, King street.
X. B.—Term twelve weeks; no charge for
holidays.
Aug. 12, 1833.
ed.
eel.
Cupping & Leeching.
T HE Subscriber respectfully informs
her friends and the public that she
lately procured a fresh supply of supperior
ill at all times he in readiness
to attend to whatever calls she
I-Jer residence is in Queen street,
Leeches, and
ay be favor
ed with,
next door to the corner nf French street.
MARY ROBINSON.
1832.
Wilmington, Aug 1!
TO LET,
A STORE 5c CELLAR, under this Of
fice, suitable fur a Grocery Store, for which
lias been occupied, either with or without
two rooms back.
it
R. PORTER.
POETICAL,.
HVMX.
Tune.—Old Hundred.
Almighty God! to thee we raise
Tlie voice of joy, the song of praise;
Thine arm protects the Patriot just;
And smites the oppressor in the dust.
When in the days of deep distress
Our fathers sought the wilderness,
Thou didst their guardian God appear.
Their path illume, and wanderings cheer.
When at their country's call, the brave
Unsheathed their swords, its rights to save,
Thy succoring power the battle led—
And victory smiled, and foemen fled.
O! may this realm forever he
United, Independent, Free;
And may its arts and virtues shine,
Through every age, with light divine.
ZULEIKA.
One of the most faultless of the characters
which have been drawn by Lord Byron, is
Zuleika, the young and fair daughter if the
Pacha Giaffer in the Bride of Abydos, Beau
ty and loveliness were never more delicately
or more truly delineated. It is one of those
fairy creations of the mind, which if it he un
real is nevertheless full ofpo'try and very plea
sant to dwell upon. The thoughts ot early
and tragic fate are partially relieved of their
melancholy by the beautiful oriental fiction
that an ever-blooming flower marks the place
of her grave, and that her nightly requiem is
the wild and magic notes of an unseen bird.
Alb. Argus.
Within the place of silent tombs
That shine beneath, while dark above
The sad, hut living cypress glooms
And withers not th ougli branch and leaf
Are stamped with an eternal grief,
Like early unrequited love.
One spot exists which ever blooms,
E'en in that deadly groye
A single rose is shedding there
its only lustre meek and pale:
It looks as planted by Despair—
So white-so faint-the slightest gale
Might whirl the eaves on high:
And yet though storrns and blight assail
And hands more lude than wintry-sky
May wring it from the stem—in vain
To-morrow sees it bloom again;
1 he stalk some spilt gently rears,
„ The waters with celestial tears;
^fïïîrttfiï»'clînTàé m> earthly loner,
Whlth mo cks the tempest's withering hour,
^nd buds u »sheltered by a bower,
No , dl . oups , though spring refuse her shower
Nor woes the su limer beam.
To it the livelong night there sings
A bird unseen-hut not remote:
In Bm softas haVthat Honvi sings
His long entrancing note!
u we ° e the Bulbul; hut his throat,
T , „ mournful, pours not such a strain:
For they who listen cannot leave
The spot but linger there and grieve
As if they loved in vain!
And yet so sweet the tears they shed.
Tis sorrw so unm.xt with dread,
They scarce can bear the mot n to break
1 hat ntelencholy spell,
And longer yet would weep and wa
lie sings so wild and well.
But when the day blusii bursts from high,
Exprès that magic melodj ,
A >g ^
YÄ harsh lîe'they that blame,)
^fS 5 ? 5 W 3 Stfsr*
Into Zuleika's name
'Tis from lier cypress summit heard,
That melts in air the liquid word,
'Tis from her lowly virgin earth
That white flower takes its tender birth.
.
That white flower takes its tender
imscaiaucottö.
ANECDOTES OF BYRON.
His good humoured forgiveness of the au ■
thors has been already alluded to. Nothing
of this illustrious poet, however trivial, can
he otherwise than interesting. Wc knew
him well. At Mr. Murray's dinner table,
the annotator met him and Sir John Malcolm,
Lord Byron talked of intending to travel in
' "What must 1 do when I setutt.
"Cutoff your buttons!
hat these metal ones?" "Yes:
Persia.
said he to Sir John.
"My buttons! w
these Persians in the the main are very
honest fellows; hut if you go thus be
dizened. you will infallibly he murdered
for your buttons." Ata dinner at Monk
Lewis's chambers in the Albany, Lord
Byron expressed to the writer his deter
mination not to go there again, adding,
'•I never will dine with a middle aged
man who fills up his table with young
ensigns, and has looking-glass panels to
his hook-cases." Lord Byron, when one
of the Drury-lane Committee ot Man
agement, challenged the writer to sl î'S
alternately (like the swains in Virgil)
the praises of Mrs. Marilyn, the ac
tress, who, by the bye, was hissed off the
stage for an imputed intimacy of which
she was quite innocent. The contest ran
follows:—
"Wake music of five your ardent lyre,
Pour foith your amorous ditty,
But first profound, in duty hound.
Applaud the new committee ;
Their scenic art lrom Thespis' cart,
All jaded nags discarding,
To London drove this queen of love,
Enchanting Mrs. Mardyn.
Though tides of love around her rove,
I feare she'll choose Pactolus—
as
v
In that bright surge bards ne'er immerge, /my
So I must e'en swim solus. I very
'Out, out, alas ! * ill fated gas,
1 hat shin'st round Covent garden,
I h v ray how Bat, compared to that, it
-tomeyeo is. i al J n of
And so on. T. lie reader has, no dou it, any
already discovered "which is the justice W
and which is the thief.' Byron at that the
time wore a narrow cravat of white sar* out
snet with the shirt collar falling over it; e <(
ablack coat and waistcoat, and very
broad white trowsers, to hide his lame ant
foot—-these were ot. Russia duck in the ]
morning, and jean in the evening. His
watch chain had a number of small gold m
seals appending to it, and was looped up
to a button in his waistcoat. His face
was void ot color; he wore no whiskers. we
His eyes were gray, and fringed with ,.
long black lashes; and his air was s t
imposing, but rather supercilious. He va
undervalued David Hume; denying lus
claim to genius on account of his bulk,
and calling him, from the heroic epistle
"The fattest hog in Epicurus'sty."
One of his allegations was, that "fat is
an oily dropsy." To stave off its visita
lion he frequently chewed tobacco in'ieu as
nl dinner, alleging that it destroyed the
gastric juice of the stomach, and pre- the
vented hunger. "Pass your hand down
my side," said his lordship to the writer
"can you count my ribs?" "Every one
ofthem." "I am delighted to hear you
say so. I called last week on Lady-; of
'Ah, Lord Byron,'said she'how fat you
is fond
a
Jltur;
the youger Byrne and Miss Smith the
dancer having; just left him, after an an
gry conference about a pas seul, "Had
you been here a moment sooner/' said
Lord B. "you would have heard a ques
^ about y a dancing referred to me|
me! (looking mournfully downward)
whom fate liom my huth has piohibited
lrom taking a single step.— New Edition
0 f Rejected Addresses.
grow!' But you know Lady
of saying spiteful things!" Let this gos
sip he summed up with the words of
Lord Chesterfield, in his character of
Bolingbroke:—Upon the whole, on a sur
vey of tl is extraordinary character, what
can we say but, "Alas, poor, human na
ture!" His favorite P.opes description
of man is applicable to Byron individu
ally:
"Chaos of thought afid passion all confused,
Still by himself abused or disabused ;
Created part to rise and part to fall,
Great lord of all things, yet a slave to all;
Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd—
. The glory, jest, and riddle of the world."
The writer never heard him allude to
his deformed foot except upon one occa
ct»-, —1_—:--r .'.I.IIIVI,»I of
lane, he found Lord Byron alone.
, •
„ .
Captain Kearnes certainly dealt in the|
Sort« wlu, 1 °,ÄSn^;'ÄauaUy
believed that he thought lie was telling tlte
truth. Never was there such an instance of
confirmered habit, '1 elling n story nf a cut- j
ting out expedition he said, "The French cap
tain would have fallen by mv hand, hut just
las I levelled my musket, a hull came, and cut 1
The Metropolitan Magazine introduces to
us the following new character in tlte excel
lent story of "Peter Simple."
THE LYING CAPTAIN,
off the Co- k of the lock as clean as if it was
done with a knife, a very remarkable instance,
obsereved he.
"Not equal to what occurcd in a ship I was
in," replied tlie first lieutenant, "when the
second lieutenant was grazed by a grape shot,
which cut off'one of liis whiskers, and turn
ing round his head to ascertain what was tlie
matter, another grape shot came and took oft'
the other. Now that's what I call a close
1
replied Captain Kearney, "very
close indeed,if it were true; but you'll execuse
Mr. PhiUott, but you sometimes tell
strange stones. I do not mind it myself, but
the example is not good to my young relation
here, Mr. Simple.
"Captain Kearney," replied the first heute
nant laughing very immoderate v, do
XWJPÄUF*""
.ill, offend«! *,»1* -Me. Sin,,, Le »dl ,„«
take a glass of wine. _ ... ..
I thougnt that this little brouillerte
would have, checked the captain, it did
hut only fora few minutes, when he]
again commenced. The first lieu tenant I
observed that it would he necessary to
h-t wlter into the ship every morning
let watet lino int ,, i l
and pump U out, to avoid the smell oi
the bilge water. • I here are worse smells ;
than bilge water 'replied the captain .-1
•'What do you think oi a whole ship's
company being nearly poisoned with 1 1-!
of roses? Yet that occurred to me
when in the mediterranean. I mean off
Smyrna, looking out lor a 1- rend» ship,
that was lo sail to 1* ranee, with a pasha
board, as an ambassador —I knew
,l,e would I« . E ood prte. .„d w„
looking sharp out, when one morning
wc discovered her ou the lee bow. We
ade all sail, but she walked away from
hearing gradually till we w ere both
before the wind and it night lost sight of
Dtioje wiiju * 11*1 '"SW
As l knew she was bound to Mar
illes, 1 made all sail to fall in with her
The wind was light and varia
line,
shave. 1
'•Yes
SO,
to
on
in
US,
her.
sc
again.
ble; but five days afterwaicls, as { laid in
/my cot, just before day light, I smelt a
very strong smell, blowing in at the wea- ion
ther-port, which was open; and after in
snuffing at it three or four times, I knew for
it t0 be olto
of roses. I sent.for the officer is
of the watch and asked him if there was ces
any thing in sight. He replied that there
W as not; 1 then ordered him to sweep ed
the horizon with hit glass,and look well ty,
out t 0 windward. As the wind freshen
e <( tb e smell became more powerful. I up
ordered him to get the royal yards across
ant ] have all ready to make sail, for I
] u)ew . lb at the Turk must be near us.—
t tlaylig-ht there he was, just three
m ües ahead in the wind's eye. But al
though he beat us going free, he was no
match for us on a wind, and before noon an
we ba d p OSses sion of him and all his ha
,. em- By-the-by, I could tell you a good
s t 0 ry about the ladies. She was a very
va | uab ie p r i ze anc l among other things,
abeba da puncheon of otttu of roses oil
board->>
"Whew!" cried the first lieutenant,
"What! a whole puncheon?" to
"Yes," replied the captain, "a Turkish
puncheon—not cjuile so large, perhaps,
as ours, on board; their weights and mea
sures are different. I took out most of
the valuables into the brig I commanded,
about 20,000 sequins—carpets—and a
mong the rest, this cask of otto of roses,
which we had smelt three miles off.—
Wc had it safe on board, when the mate
of the hold, not slinging it properly, it
fell to the spirit room with a run, and
was stove to pieces. Never was such
a scene; my first lieutenant and several
on deck fainted; and the men in the
hold were brought up lifeless, it was
time before they were recovered.—
We let the water into the brig, and
pumped it out, but nothing would take
away the smell, which was so overpow
ering, that before I could get to Malta I
had forty men on the sick list. When I
arrived there I turned the mate out of the
service for his carelessness. It was not
until after having smoked the brig, and
finding that of little use, after having
sunk her for three weeks, that the smell
at all bearable; but even then, it
could never be eradicated, and the ad
mirai sent the brig home, and she was
«nV> cv* r-* S j -.v',cif«.-'.!.py
nothing with lier at the dock yards. She
broken up, and bought by the peo
ple at Brighton and Tunbridge wells,
who used her timbers for turning fancy
articles, which smelling as they did, so
strong of otto of roses, proied profita
ble.
1
to
of
men
some
was
was
QT» The following is an extract from the
fonheoming Novel of Mr. Bulwar, entitled
"Englandand the English;"
"Samuel Square is of a new school of rad
• IS- he is also a republican. He is not a
inhiVWher, hut tlte philosophises eternally,
uLtietn upon 'first principles.' He cannot
Hell » he yu „d them. He hath put the
jfeet of Z
may not g>ow m,^\hr every day \vi lklng^
that they " b * id b J n y n . ûn \ t
j W hate vet ^ ^ answer—a first linn- i
his logic.h elll a lruislll , u reply, that 1
cip e. dellt CO i,„exioa with tlie matter j
1 hat ' w 1 He thinketh men have no pas
shins-lie considereth them mere clockwork,
and lie taketh out ll ' s tte >'iiiil first principle
ns the only tns u 'umcnt to wind them up by,
that all men ol all classes,
— » »»9 ® —
THE MODERN RADICAL.
He is assured . ,
trades, and mt^ 1 ^- act by selt-mterest, and
if he télleth the"» Ul a< ï> luu ' "hcrests is so-and
so so-and-so W> U ««y necessarily act. T -
1 vail, you Show h>»> that he never yet hath
convinced any ma..—Le replicth by a first
principle, to prove, in spite- ot your senses,
that lie hath, fferDroof 11 lie is of no earth
demands no tunh 1 llimself with
t> utility, tnougn ne lie cannot write
a supposed U ihtat ^ conceives that
full of danger. He
mmotsDe-ik so as to be understood, precisely
cairn t speak so as s bu[ h> „ ^
youjbtcause he ^ lle „cc in him-he
1 » ^
p,*,,» 1,. dieted, on
i v unon vegetable food- He hath no human
^ ' (lies'with you, but is a great phil.in
,, u . (m hi s t for the people tobe born a thou
veal - b bence, lie never relieveth any
I be never feeleth for any one—he only
lea (oneth with every one—and that on the
e ry smallest inch he can find of mutual
i l y ... ir i.„ waei-ver married I should
jagreemti , t0 be the father who advertising
; suspect h daughter beg^
. day tV hm- dil
b' ' t t „ sen rt them back the
1-! ï* t \* e ea .chest.' What is most strange
föm him U?that wl.i'e he thinks all the
rcst of the world exceedingly foolish, lie j et
believes that tl' e >' "vish tL i*ï i'L niktic
reason. V>u will find , ' .*
asy lum, ^J d as J l ' r ! ,1 S l ^ c n, '' . ' . \
."Xi,,»*".
m . bab ies seen, to us-exceedingly
, . lie thinketh that he «night to have a
j rinc j in public affairs—the Almighty forbid^
This is a scion from the tree of the new Rad
of icals He hath few brethren; he calleth
ic.iis. "v „» mniplimes a Beth
h""" 1 a l' b le'th the une or the other
-mute. He n
as the halber .block i-e-enmlet.i * man.
istheblorlt "
In
in
Advantage of Religion in the opiw
ion of an Infidel. —Who would dare,
in casting a glance at the career traced
for us, to declare the succor of religion
is useless and superfluous? The sour*
ces of our sorrows are numerous: we
may be persecuted by power, calumniat
ed by falsehood. The bonds of a socie
ty, altogether factitious,wound us. Des
tiny strikes us.where we have garnered
up our affections. Old age, that sombra
and solemn epocli, si eals upon us,spread
ing chilness and dullness over the ob
jects by which we are surrounded. We
search every where for consolations, and
almost all our consolations are religious,
When the world abandons us, we form
an alliance above the world. When men
persecute' us, we create for ourselves an
appeal beyond men. When we see our
most cherished illusions—justice, liber
ty, patriotism—vanish, we console our*
selves with the belief that a Being ex
ists, who will reward us for having been
faithful, in despite of our age, to justice,
to freedom, and to our country." When
we regrei a beloved object, we throw a
bridge over the abyss that seperates us,
and traverse it in thought. Finally,
when life glides away from us, wc press
forward to a new state of existence.—
Thus is religion the faithful companion
the ingenious and indefatigable friend of
the unfortunate. He who regards as er
rors all these hopes, should, in my qpin,
ion, be more profoundly affected than
any other, by this universal concourse
of all suffering beings; by the demands
of grief, addressed to a heaven of brass,
from all quarters of the globe, to remain
without answer; and by the deception
which gives as a reply the confused noiso
of so many prayers, echoed in distance
through the air. It is easy to exhibit the
littleness of man and the immensity of
the universe; but if we place the great
ness of man in what really constitutes it
in his soul, in his sentiment, in his
thought, all these philosophic declama
tions become as the idle wind. There
is more greatness in a noble thought, in
a profound emotion, in a sublime act of
devotion, than in all the mechanism of
celestial spheres.— Benjamin Constatât ' 9
Posthumous Wor ks.
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Posthumous Wor ks.
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The following simple and efficacious
mode of counteracting the effects of the
bite of a rattlesnake is related in a note
addressed to the editors of the Miners'
Journal by M. Robinson, Esq. civil en
gineer!
Asa party of assistants engaged un.
der my direction in the location of the
Philipsburg Rail Road wero occupied a
few days since, in protractions'at their
encampment,information was given them
that an ax-man attached to the party had
been bitten by a rattle snake. One of
the assistants, Mr. Henry Hopkins, of
Massachusetts, immediately hastened to
the spot, and applied his lips to the
wound, sucking it for some time, and as
lolJ - as j; appeared to him that th«
treatment could be of any service The
hand antl arn ! of the man nevertheless
swelled excessively^ but in the coursa
a day or two the swelling went down
and neither the assistant nor the man
have since experienced the slightest in
convenience. The case seems to be a
very conclusive oneinfaror of the efficien
cy 0 ['such treatment, where an individu
j bappi.ns to be at hand sufficiently re
i0 , ut ' e l t0 adm -,nister it, as the snake
had been previously very much ir
ritated, and tlie wound in the hand was
a deep one. It is scarcely worth while
mention that the assistant tools
the precaution, after resigning the pa
tient's hand, of giving to his own
mouth the benefit of a pretty thorough
ablution,
tent, and not unfrequently he will assume a
j power to which he has no claim. Instances
of this may be seen every day among all
classes of citizens, from the boatswain of a
merchant ship, to the commander of a 74;
from the petty pedagogue of a village school
to the Presentof the United States. .
Machiavel, whose authority on tht* «object
is good, says, that when men rise to a little
powcr.it is natural tn grasp a more and
î!'*[ r e mSrù^
such a manner as if they suspected all me«
by nature more inclined to evil than to good,
confining their rulers within such bounds, a*
chief.-Lowell Journal.
Anercloie .—An lush woman called at q.
grocer's the other day, and asked for a quart
of vinegar. It was measured oft, and put
| into a gallon jug. bhe then asked for a.io
ther quart, to be put m the same vessel.
"And why not ask fur half a galloa u«d done
. said t , ie . ocer- : b ! eb3 VO ur
bit of , , oul ^ al is we red she, *Ut 9 a for
I tuoperson,." J
to
MONCURF, ROBISON.
Schuylkill co. Pa. Aug. 8, 1833,
EVERY MAN DESPOTIC.
Ambition is a passion deeply engrafted in
to the mind of man;it calls forth all that is
noble and great, and all that is debasing and
wicked; "by that sin angels fell." Every
man is desirous of gaining distinction among
his fellow-men. Every man is naturally
despotic, and will exercise whatever power
and influence he roav possess to its full ex-

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