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the best speech I h.td ever made in Congess '
But, alas! when we came to take the vote, had it not been for Col. Benton, who with dif ficulty voted for it of all my old democratic friends, t would have been found "solitary and alone" in its support. For this vote and this speech I have never been forgiven by •those in power' 'I was excommunicated. Thtti which was sound demoracy when Mr. Adams was in power, was in their opinion rank Federalism in the days of 1Û9 successor. The amount of money to be found in the hands of certain Loco Foco blusters, who busy themselves with the approaching elec tion. i* truly astonishing• One is almost inclined to ask with King George, relative to the apples in the dumplings, "how the devil they got there?" but the following from a Bangor (MaineJ paper explains the whole affair, and shows whose money is offered to the people: "Daring Interference. —The officers of the United States Governmentare trying to buy up voters in Maine. 822,000 have recer tly arrived from Baltimore, which was raised by the office holders for electioneering in Maine. The tories here are boasting of what wonders they can do with it. They offer 8100 toevery man they consider doubtful. Runners are sent into all parts of the state, and bullying and ■—browbeating are their principal weapons." From Christian Statesmen. •THE FOOL HATH SAID IN HIS HEART THERE IS NO GOD.» BT MRS. L. K. SIGOURNEY. "No Gad! No God!" The simplest flower That on the wild is found, Shrinks; as it drinks its cup of dew, And trembles at the sound; "No God!"—astonished echo cries From out her cavern hoar, And every wandering bird that flies Reprove the Atheist-lore. The solemn forest lits its head, The Almighty to preclaim; The breoklet, on its chrystal urn. Doth leap to grace his name, High swells the deep and venghful sea, Along his billowy track. And red Vesuvius opes his mouth, . To hurl the falsehood back. > plum-tree,Iwith its princely The rocoa's leafy shade, The bread-fruit, bending t* its lord, In yon, far island-glade; The windged seeds, that borne by winds, The roving sparrow feed. The melon, on the desert-sands, Confute the scornor's creed. ' The crest. "No God!" with indignation^high The fervent Sun is stirr'd; .<ffld the pale Moon turns paler still, At such an impious wortf; And from their burning thrones, the Stars Look down with angry eye, That thus a worm of dust should mock Eiernal Majesty! Hartford, Ct., July 4, 1838, We copy the following specimen of punning from the Southern Literary Messenger for last month: MR. MAURY AND MISS MARY. Mr. Maury and Miss Mary Of graver talk grown weary, Essay'd to task their cunning, In tlie pleasent sport of punning. Said the former to the latter, "Far be't from me to flatter, But certainly *tis true. That if'twere not for U Most gladly I'd be Mary. The ready "witted fairy. Prompt not to be outdone In compliment or pun, Replied, "If I had U I would be Maury too. Washington City. » » Hat Manufactory. THE subscriber takes this oppor. tunity of informing his friends and the jPulic, that he has commenced the Hat ting business at Millsborough, Dela ware, and that he has constantly on hand a general assortment of FUR AND SILK HATS. In all their variety—which will be sold on the lowest, terms. Bespoke hats made at the shortest notice, by THOMAS HAYWARD. September 7th 1838.