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«Bggj—-11 .■■■! »- -J.'.'JJLaBB At a public dinner given to the Spanish and Portuguese ambassadors, in London March T, ibe following song was sung will applause. Alba. Gas. AIR—“Scots aha hae.” Spain awaked from slavery’s trance— Spain who spurned the yoke of France, Saw Napoleon’s hordes advance, Flushed with victory. Spain; in native *nlor strong, Backward drove th’ invading throng; Behold her sons, and this their song— Death or Liberty! Proud Iberia, gallant land! Reared the pile by freedom planned, Fired the torch by freedom tanned, Scorned to,bend her knee! Urged by foreign despots, Gaul Flies to arms, and venturing all, Forced to tight, hutiights lo fall, Leagued ’gainst liberty! Shall (forbid it, Heaven!) the men Who, from mountain, rock, and glen, Baffled Frauce, as France was then, Now defeated be? Shall they break their patriot vow, Who master’d strength to weakness bow, Yield lo France, as Frauce is nvw? No—they shall be tree! Britons! you whose patriot train Ofl has spurned oppression’s reign— You whose hearts beat high lor Spain, Pledge one cup with me; Soon may Spain, in justice strong, Backward drive th’ invader’s throng; Bold her sous, and this their song— Death or Liberty! TIIE VILLAGE COQUETTE. The partner of partners, the belle of the tall, And caring for none, though I smiled upon all, I flirted a season with all that 1 saw, The Parson, the Merchant, the Limb of the law, The 'Squire and the Captain, were fish m my net, V\ liich gainedame the name of the village coquette! Years gather’d and robb’d me of swain after swain: Time snaps, link after link, the most obdurate chain: The Parson ador’d a rich widow- of Kew; The Lawier ran off with the niece of a Jew; The Merchant eloped—being rather iu debt, And the ’Squire “stole away’’ from the Village Coquette! The Captain, false pirate, for life took in tow A Wharfinger’s daughter, at Stratford le How-; VV hen, lo! pert and priggish, all congees and shrugs, Approach’d to adore me, a Killer of bugs! I shudder’d—1 sicken’d—I paid nature’s debt, And died, sad and single, a Village Coquette! CONSCIOUS RECTITUDE. Steadfast and true to virtue’s sacred laws, Unmoved by vulgar censure or applause, Let the worVl talk, my friend, that world we know Which calls us guilty, cannot make us so. Unaw'd by numbers, follow nature’s plan; Assert your rights or quit the name of man, Consider well, weigh strictly right and wrong, Resolve not quick, but once resolved be strong. In spite of dullness, and in spite of wit, If to thyself thou canst thyself acquit, Rather stand up, assured with conscious pride, Aloue—than err, with millions on thy side. —. . u-1 MISCELLANY. SENSIBILITY. TG him who ic nrohinliwl hit iiid.mMo I I J -- ” •* bibilily, every office of benifitence and hu manity is a pleasure. He gives, assists, and and relieves, not merely because he is hound to vlo so, but because it would be painful for him to refrain. Hence the smallest bene fit he confers rises in its value on account 01 its carry ing the affection of the giver impress ed upon the gift. It speaks his heart, am. the di-covery of the heart is frequently j> greater consequence than all that liberality can bestow How often will the affectionate smile.of approbation gladden the humble and raise the dejected! How often will th« look of tender sympathy or the tear ihat in voluntary falls, impart consolation to the un happy! By means of this correspondence o h -ails, all the great duties which we ow< to one another are performed to more advan tage, and endeared in the performance. Tren. Fed. CONTENTMENT. A person under the influence and tempe of the Gospel, will say with gratitude am joy, “1 have learned in whatsoever stale am wherewith to be content.” In the mo.‘ tiding circumstances, I have a sure and cer tain promise, that my bread shall be giver and mv water shall be sure; and if f am m favored with all the elegancies of life, yet am confident that the God whom I serve, vvi a.i md me such temporary supplies as sba hp most conducive to my own happiness an JUS GLORY. FROM THE CHARLESTON mercury. I here w .« a not e r oikness, combine with a coiiaciomness 01 eminent attainment that could confess an error without seeking to explain it away, or without being so hum bled by it as to try to bide it by quibbling, sh"Wn by Doctor Johnson in his answer to a l idy, who asked him from what cause he had defined the word pastern to he the knee ot'a horse. The Dr repied. "it was owing to ignoiance, Madam—pure ignorance.” Mis reply to another lady displayed the stretch of his imagination, and the vigour with which he could put an illustration. When asked by the lady, “how it happened that Milton, who wrote such a sublime epic poem, succeeded so badiy in sonnets?’’ Tb< Dr. replied, "Milton, Madam, was a man to cut a colossus from a rock, and not to carve heads upon cherry stones.” JOCULARITY does very well when well limed and notcariied too far—though there are some kinds of jokes that do not relish well. For example, there’s a fellow who af fects to be a "wild one;” the girls, I believe, halflike him too, but this aside; be makes his entrance at a party wilh a cap in bis hand, and all rise to receive him;* he dex terously slips besides you, and when you at'empt to resume your seat, draws the chair back, and you come down on the floor with a thumb that almost makes a passage through the floor, into the cellar, or he takes his spec tacles out, wipes them and claps them on your tare; then protesting he mistakes your head for his own, seizes hold of the optics and fairly skins your nose in pulling them off: or perhaps he seizes you by the ear and blows a blast loud enough to be heard half a mile inio i(, pretending that he took you for a deaf friend of his. Hundreds of tricks like these are played, and I have thought belore now of advertising all jokers to keep out of the reach of my arm when they play off their squibs on me. PROPOSALS FOR PUBLISHING, BY SUBSCRIPTION, IN Vl< KSBURGH, WARREN COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, A NEWSPAPER, Once a meek, under the title of the MISSISSIPPI TELEGRAPH, AND COMMERCIAL REGISTER. BY PETER ISLER. PROSPECTUS. IN offering to the citizens of Warren coun ty toe benefits resulting from a free press, tiie Editor will be brief in stating his views and objects. He has, it is proper to stale, been solicited to attempt such an undertak ing, with assurance of adequate support; and, 'mere support—that is, such a number of sub scribe! - as w ill yieid him, in the aggregrat, a qualified pecuniary compensation, to de fray the expenses ol the undertaking, support a small lamily, and save him from embarrass ment, is the extent of his expectation and wishes, until lime and circumstances render tiie establishment more lucrative. Vicks BURc.ii, having but recently started into be ing, as a town, its population bin limited and circumscribed, w ill afford, of itself, only an inconsiderable part ol the patronage upon which a press, organized in that village, can, at the commencement ol its career, rely. Bui if we consult the dictates of reason, we shall discover, by a glance at the geographical matures ol the region of back country, re cently ceded by the Indians, and that ol winch we shall ultimately become possessed, in connexion with the suoerior iocal advan lages this town possesses over any othei place on the rber, likely io command the trade and in ercourseof the interior—eleva ted site, salubrious aimospnere. wealth of the adjacent country; and tit fine located on tbt most stupendous river hi (he world, the Mississippi, possessing a safe and capacious harbour; and only a few hours run by steam boats, to the great man ot ali the westeri |- and southern produce—who can be at a loss , to perceive, that, in all human probability and in the very nature ol things, Vicksburg! must become commercially great. It is probably superfluous, and might bi deemed arrogant in the the undersigned U rehearse his political opinions, at this en lightened crisis ot the world, however cus J tomary it may have become with others, ol !!similar occasions, ills pretensions as a puli Itician are humble, lie has discernmen enough, perhaps, to understand the tenor o ihis own rights, and courage sufficient, hi j hopes, todeleud them against encroachment 11 Men and measures may not escape scrutiny IjjBin, in politicks, as in religion—the one i lj no more susceptible ot proof than the otliPi , and, as it would be presumptuous for anj man to say that bis opinions in religious mat lets vveie exclusively tiue, so would it Lr arrogant for any man to contend that his idea on ihe science and administration of gov ern d ueni were exclusively correct, but, fids 'i drits,' a» Mr. Jell- ison would wuettuU.ru them, we shall abstain to publish, if we can steer clear of imposition, and to do So ne shall be unremitting in our endeavors. Our texts wi I be d rawn from Ihe Declaration oil Independence—and ihe polar star of all our rights, the Constitution of these states, wil be our unerring guide. A war being on the tapis, by France a gainst Spain, upon one ot the most iniquitous and unjust; principles that ever actuated any civilized nation, viz: the restoration of dcs polism and -iavery, backed and goaded by a coalition of princes, composing vvbai is ir religiously sty'led the ••Holy Alliance'' which will probably involvaEurope in a con flagration. Can England stand aloof from this contest? We think not. Her interest-, her honor, her pledges as anally’ to Spain and Portugal, seconded by the wishes of the British nation, are conclusive, that she will become a party. Cuba, it is said, is to be transferred to her; and Cuba cannot be trans ferred to her without compromising the im portant interests of this nation. Already, it is said three cabinet councils have been held by our government, on this subject, at Wash ington.—This nation would prefer a war to a cession so fatal to her prosperity ; and it is possible we shall have it. Things have an “awful squinting;” and, in the words of the immortal Bard, “Makes mouths at the invisible event; Exposing what is mortal, and unsure, To all that fortune, death, and danger, dare, Even for an egg-slielt. Rightly to be great, Is, not to stir without great argument; But greatly to find quarrel in a straw, When honor's at the stake.’’ TERMS. | i he 1 elecraph will he published once a I week, on such day as may be determined i hereafter. I The price will be six dollars, payable half yearly in advance, but which may be dis- I charged by four dollars upon the receipt of the fir-t number. Advertising will be done according to the standard of the presses of the State and of New-Orleans. No subscription will be taker! for a shor ter term than six months, to be paid in ad vance, and inadmissible of discount. The first number shall appear, as soon af ter two hundred responsible subscribers Jmay be obtained, as the requisite prepara tions can be made. The Editor wishes it not to be infer red from the above, that he intends to re linquish his situation in Jackson—on the contrary, he will fulfil his engagements in the course of the summer. P. ISLER. Jackhson, Miss. May, 1823. PROPOSALS FOR PUBLISHING BV SUBSCRIPTION, WITHIN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ANOTHER NEWSPAPER, TO BE CALLED OR ORLEANS EVENING POST. By the JVetc-Orleans Typographical Association. “Truth is erreat and will nrevail “ Circumstances, combining a character of oppression ami injustice on oue hand, and ui long lorbearance and privation on the oilier, have given “a local habitation and a name,” to tbe above Association. If injustice, that aggravated species of it which withholds, with a mocking seif sulh ciency and an heartless apathy, tbe eaiuiugs ot honest zeal and laborious industry, be tol erated in this community: if poor hut honest men are not to be deemed “worthy ot their hire,” then, the “New-Orleans Typograpn tcal Association’’ are ready to acknowledge, th t they do not duly appreciate that mural tense, by which, they would fain believe, public opinion is ever wont to discriminate between tile perpetrator, and the victim, of Jraud and injustice. The story of our wrongs needs no rouuded periods, no varnished tropes, no caustic inuendoes, to carry the • strongest cotiv iction to every mind, unwarp ed by undue partiality, and notinged by any intemperate pre-supposition. No, it is the faithfulness of the resemblance, not the col ouring of the canvas, on which we reiy. i Our story then is simply this:—We t.ave f worked early and late, prompt to our en ! gageiiients and exact in their execution, in . the end of realizing that livelihood, to wbicn . honorable industry js ever entitled; winch > derives its guarantees from the cons ituti jn , and ttie laws: and which honesty, whenso ever coupled with ability, scorns to withhold. e ask, meanly ask, no boon from the mas • ter-printers; but, poised on the justice of • "ur cause, and entrenched upon the freehold ■ ui the constitution; we demand, emphatical ly demand, our rights. Yes! when the ma ' ler-piniters, paiiicularlj he of " t he Orleans Gazette,” and his moral fac simile, he ot ‘ Ibe Advertiser,” pay us an equivalent tor services rendered—then, and not til) men, will we cease to vindicate our rights, or demand redress tor <-ur wrongs. While spreading the-e grievances before I iha "Amphy liomc seat of jn n inent’ — hie public mind; the 1 y pograpbical Associa n, having combined their resources w :i tiie view ot establlsiung another new-,, , • r, would, respectfully, hut confidently, soil,it the patronage of iheir fellow-citizens. The "Iris” will he issued for'liwith, and will he dedicated to political, commercial •.nd miscellaneous intelligence. It will daily chronicle events as thev transpire within .ur own country, or reach us from foreign pa its. io the politician, it will furnish a vehit'e whereby further to enlighten the people- to the polite or profound scholar, it will serve as a .recipient ol scientific, or belles leitree lucubrations; and to the merchant, i v.ill afford at once, a price current of the market, and an abstract of marine and commercial l news.—In this land of freedom, of expanded " public enterprize and of the happiest ilhn tralion of the rights of man. we need not vaunt the advantages of a free press; with this enlightened community the atttmpt would be absurd, as was that of the peda gogue who presumed to de-cant upon (lie science of war for the instruction of Hanni bal—Let it suffice, that ours shall be a free press—"Open to all parties, influenced by none.” TEAMS.—The Iris will be published daily, at $1 per month. Advertisements not exceeding 12 lines. 50 ceri’s foi the first in sertion, and 25 cents for each continuance. (gj~ Subscriptions will be received at this of fice. Monticello, May 10. r ixvji vrjrtLO f or Publishing by Subscription, IN THE TOWN OF PORT UIBSON, A WEEKLY NEWSPAPER, TO BE ENTITLED THE BAYOU PIERRE HERALD. IN again resuming Hie task of publishing a newspaper, the undersigned feels it uis duty to state to the public the fundamental principles on which it will be conducted. In relinquishing the Correspondent, his mo. tives were purely personal; regarding only, his own interest, which, at the time, becam# a paramount duly. He now proposes :<> re* sume his editorial duties, for the same rea. sons, with the additional consideration ti at he has a number of friends whose opinions he respects, and whose wishes he is desirous to gratify by conducting another paper in Port-Gibson. He wishes it, however, to be understood, that no opposition to any man, or set of men, is intended:—His principles are essentially the same; invariable as lo measures—variable as to men, according as they may deviate from the moral and polil ical creed which he has adopted as his stan. dard. His course will, therefore, he indepen. dent and impartial; fearless of consequences, and regardless of favors or of frowns. But, it is not to he understood, by these remarks, that he will reject the counsel or advice of his friends; for that, he will always be grate* ful; particularly, to those whose experience St literary acquirements qualify them for the •ask of giving counsel. On all subjects cm nected with the political, moral, and literal ry stale of our country, the undersigned will be happy to received communications from his corresponding friends Every topic em bracing a general or partial view of internal f improvements, and ttie commercial prosper, ity our own state, will be eagerly em* J *»uw iiiiiiuici^ uciaueu. ▼ As usual, the proceedings of Congre-s and our State Legislature; Foreign, Domestic and Literary Intelligence, and original Es. says in prose and verse, will be inserted; but nothing calumnious, abusive or obscene shall everstain the columns of the Herald. JAMES HUGHES. March 1, 1823. | CONDITIONS. I. The Bayou Pierre Herald will be pub lished weekly, on a fine Imperial sheet, witfc six columns on each page, and the Pre.-s and : Types entirely new. II. J he price to subscribers will he five dollars in advance, of six at the expiration * of the year. Hi. No subscription will be taken for a less term than six months; and a failure to notify a discontinuance at the expiration of the time -ub.-ciibed fur, will be considered as a new engagement. Letters addressed to the Editor must be post-paid. TERMS of advertising. Twelvt lines or under, first insertion, one dollar, each continuance fif;y cents. The first numberof the Herald will be published about the first of May next, at which time persons holding subscription ;>a : pers are requested to return them. I (' '7mSnb»criptions received at this office.