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MIDDLEBURY KEGISTER, JAKITAllY 1, 1880.
fVoL. LT. DTATK llr M5ItMONT. O Addison lllatrlct, fiii, llo lt rctnenibcicd, lliat nt a fcsslon ofllio pro. batu cmirt holdcii at Middlebury, wllhln nnd lnr mild dlMricton thc 1 "j 1 1 1 dav ot Ucocmlicr, A. I). 1SSS I'loscnt; lldn. LMnan I'.. Kiiapp, Judfrc. Whorens, Loiils (il inl, admlniatrnKir nl thc cstate nl Napolcon I'lKi'dii, latc. of Hriiljn.lt, lu sald dlslrict, dcccascd, hns tlns tl.iy presentcd t(i sald court, hia pctltlon lu urllltifr, aclllni! lni, tliut tl will l iit'ccHKury t ncll n uart ui thirrv.il cstate nl a ild dcccnsrd, lor llio p ly.ncnl oftlic dehla nnil i-H rf!CK nl ndniinlatratlon; ntxl also tlmt II wlllb" benoflolul tor nll parlles In tercHted llicrol to sell llio wholo ol" tho rcal ci. latc nl sald de cascd, aml thereln maklii(? nppll. cution to snld court lnr llconau lo inake riicIi wali". Aml n.'lcl ndininltrutor haviiur proiluced t mld court tlic us"ent ln wrltlni: of all IIip hclls rc-dcl. ln tln Xlato, intercslcd ln said ie.il ct.tatc. llli ordend, lli.it all person liitcrealcd ln llio istnle of snd doceaaod.bo nolllli il tn appcar bcf're sald cuuit, at tlic probatenllice ln Middlebury, ln sald distrlel on llie lltl. day m J.inu 11 v, A. I). IKs'd, liy piihllcallnn nl Ihla ordcr, Ihrco wceks sticcis. stvely prevlnus therotn, ln tlic llcjjlflcr nnd Jnurnul, a newap.ipcr lu Intuil nt Middlebury, nforcsaid, ln elnm- oaujc, If any thcy inay liavo why snld llconie should nnl ho Krntilcd. Sl l.YMA.S K. KNAI'I', Judtfc. STATH )T V131t MONT, lllstrlil r Addison, hs. lin lt rcniembericl, ihat at a seaslou nl llin pro batc rnurt holdcn at Mhhllcl ury, williin aml l"r eaid district, nn tlic lMli ilay nl Decembcr, A, l, lSs.-, l'rcscnt, tlnn, Lyman K. Itiiapp, JiiiIkc Wh icas, Mirdluc 1". lliihb.ird, ailmlulatratnr of thc cstate nl Kdn ' Jl Aliv, latc ol Hancock, ln sald district, dooc nscd, lian llila day presciued lo snldcniirt hts pctltlon In wrltlnfr, scUlnf! lorlh that lt ill lui in'oomiury to sell a p.ntorthc rcal estato ol wild dcceaeil, for Ihc paymcnt of thc dobta aml chaiRcs cif adnilidstrallon; .iiid nlan that H wlll hc honcliclal lor 1.11 parllos Intcresb il thereln tn sell llu' wholu ol llio rcnl rfitatc of sald lUtTahud; aiul thcrcin innklng appllcaMon ln nanl court for licrnsc to makc BUih i-alc. And pald nilmlnUtralor liavlmi produml to pald court thc asscnt ln wrltliiK nl all tliu licira rcslillnir ln llils Slatc, Iriti rcbtcd ln sald rual cstiili', lt i orilcrod, thal all iiciboiii ltiti'l csti'd lu tho ctnlu of s,ild ilcccascil bu noti UcmI ln appcar bouiru Bald court, nl thc probatc oftlcc ln Miihllcbury, ln naid dUtricl, on tliu llili day of .lanuarv, A. I), IS-ii, at lOo'clnck a. 111 , by pulilicatioii ol'thls onlc thlci'vco4 Biicrrs sivcly prcviou? thori'to ln thc Middlebury lt . lslcr, a ncwspapcr prlnlcil ,t Mldillcbiirv, afoic Bald, to bIiow cuitc, if any thcv inny liac, why Bald llconsc euoubl not (laiilwl. Sl I.Y.MAN II. K.VArl'.Jmljfi'. QTATi: OF VKKMONT, O Dltrlct or Ailnii-oii, s. Thc pmlutc I'nlli t lor tliu di.-lrir.l nf Addison : To all pcion iiitcrcxtcd lu llio eslatc ol Kthan Amirus, lalc of Cornwall, lu x:nd difln'cl, Ucccacil. (IUi:i:iino: lly,lh aiitliorit.v ot Ihe htilu of Vcnuoiil, ou arc hcrcby uotlllt'd lu apicar hclbrc tliu Haid pro batc coiirl, al llio prob.ile nllin' io MIMlcliuiy,ln Balil dMrii'l, on thc 4lli day ol'.Ianu n.v.A. D.ll-MJ, at 10 n'clork a. in., lo bIiow (Mubo II any ynu hac Vihy thc aii'ount nf II, 1'. T.ijlor, ndmlnis Iratorof thc ci-lalc of r.dd dcccancil, sliouhl nol bejalbiwcil, aml aNo whv Ihc rchlduu nf aaid cs taU; tlinuld nnl bc dUtillintcd to tho parllcs cu tillcd thciclo. Dateil at .Middlebury, in Kitd ilinliict, tliN-I'th day of Decembcr, A. I). l.-S'i. fll l.V.M S K. KNAI'I', JiiiIkc ltati; Ol' VVKMONT, Addison DUtrlit, bk. llp lt ii'uH'iulicrcd, Th a at a fcssiiin of thc nro batc eourt hnldcn at Mldillcbury, u illiin hiid lor buid dMrlct on tlic l(!ih day ol Deccinlicr, lsa.1. 1'reK'iit, llon. I,vnun K, Kuapp, JuiIkc Whcroas, J. A. V lhl, adiiilnistralor llli thc wlll aniicxiil nl Jchicl Vii"t, latu nl Wcy. bridce, in Bald dbtriet, dcc acd, Ii.ib IhlKday prc?cntcl to fuid cuiirt hia pitiliuu in wri ll iik, bcuIiij.' lorlh that it will bc ncccnary t bcII n part nf thc rcal ctalc nl B.ild deocasc i, lor Ihc paMucnt ot thc dcbN and rharpcH ol ailmlid-lra-llon; and also U at llwlll hu hcncflcial for nll pirtle lnlercBtcd tlicrcln to scll llin uholc ol thc rcal csiatc ot mid dcccascd, and thcicln inakliiir appllcallon to sald court lor liccnnc luinakn nucn s.ilc, Aml sald J. A. WrlKht, RilminlHlrator, harinr pioduccil to Bald court tho anwut in wrlt lngofall thc lctratccn rcsliHni; in Ihis Statc, ln. tcrcstcd in said rcal CBtalc, lt ia ordcicd liiatall jicrbous inlcrcbtcd ln thc cbtatc ofBaid dtccascd, bc notnlcd to apiicar hcfnrc sahl court nt thc pro bate olllcc in Mldillcbury, in Bald diBlrict, on thc 1 lth ilav ot Janu iry, A, L. Itili, at loo'clocka. ni., bv liiiblicalioii nl thi ordcr Ihrco wccka bucccp. tfrcly prcvioiis thcrct , in thc ItCRUtcr and Join- nai, a ncu tpap' r prinicu al inuiiiicijury alnrc said, to bIioiv causc, if any thcy may luivc, why said llrcnsc tiliuuht not bc Kntnted. 51 I.YMAX K. KNAI'I', JdiiRC. 8TATK )!' VHHMONT, AililiBiin Dlslrlct. g. 11c It ivnicinbcred, Ih it at 'i BCBiion ofthc I'ro batc C'uiiit holdcu at Ml idlebury, wllhlu nnd lor suid Uitrlct, on tlic lilh day of Dccombcr, A. lt. s i I'rcscnt: llo.v. I.vman' 13. Knaw, JiiiIrc. Whcrc.is, a rcitaln iiiHtruincnt In writitiK un ilcr M-al. luiipoitiiiL' to bc thr l.iat wlll aml tcttu int'iit nl solon Clark, latc of Salisbuty, in Baid dlBtrict, dice.itcd,haviu;r bccn thU day prCbCntcd to saiu c uiri oi pronaic, nnil iluiy uicil ln thc prn batc nillcc: Thcrcloic, lt is ordcrcd Ihat all icrson intcrcKlcd in thc eslatc of sald deceaned bc nnlillcd to appcar bcforc Baid court, at thc probatc oilicc in Middlebury, liiBald diBirlct, ou tlic Ulli d.iy nl Jnnuary. A I. 1M. at 10 o'c ock A.M., by piiblication of thU ordcr thiccwcckn Bucccbsu'ciy prcvious tncreto, loiiio Middlebury ltcgiatcr, a ncwepapcr printcd at Middlebury aforcBaiil, tn show causc if any thcy mav havc. why said Inetruiiicnt in wrltlnp; nhoulilnot bc lirorcu ann niiuwcii, as inc i.asi wiu anu tcnta mcnt of thc said dcccascd ni I.VMAN E. KNAI'P, Judjro. STATi: OK Vi:itMONT Dlntriet nf Addison, an. l lie rnbalc Cnurt lnr thc lilntrlct of Addison To all pcixins inlcreBtcd In thc cstato ol bally t. inuu, iaic oi urucn, in Haiu ciiftirici. uc ccascd, IntcnLatc. giikktino: liy tlic aulhorlly ol Ihe Statc of Vciuiont, )ou uru iuTcoy noiiueu io appcar uoiorc inn huiii pro batc i-oui t, at tlic prnhato olli in illddlcbury.in saiu uiBiinM on mc ismii nay oi jaiiuary, A. I isfi, at lu o cmcK a. m. io biiow causc, ir any tuu liavc, wliv tnn account ol (;. K. IiubIi. h, Iiiuii. islratorul thc estato of Bald dcccABcd, Bhould not 1H! ailinvcil. aml al-n ivIiv tho rcsklue ol said cstalc Bhiiiihl not bc diBtributod to tho partlcs cnlitlcd thciclo. lutcd nt Middlebury, In sald dltrict, Ibla l.l.b uay ni ijcccniocr, A u. iftbo. ej I.Y.MAN K. KNAI'I. JHdge. STATK OI'' VKltJIONT, Dlstrli t ol Addison . Thc nro batc court lor llie district ol Addlnnn To nll lnrsons lnlercsluil in tliu untatc of John N. lirock, latc ol Orwell, In aid district, dccejscd. OUKKT1NO. Jly thc umhnrity oftlm Statc of Vcrnmnt, you aro hcrcby nolilled to appcar Itclore tlic Baid probatc court at thc irobatconlccin Middlebury, m Baid district, on thc lltti day of Januarv A. l. lSO nt lu o'clock a. ni. tn shiiw caiiBClf any you h.ivc, wliy thc aixount of Uollin K. llrown, adininistralDr of tlic estato of Baid dcccascd, shouldnnt bc alloucd, and also why thurcsldiio of eaid Cbtatc bliouhl not bc dislrihutcd to thc partlcH cnlitlcil thcrcto, Dalcd at Middlebury, in snlc! district, this 15th day ofDiccmUcr, A. l). lnSS. 51 I.Y.MAN E. KNAI'I'. JudKe. STATK )!' VKKMONT, DUlrli t of Addlbnn, B, Tho I'robatu Coiirl lor tho District ol Addison: To nll perrt .116 Intcrcstcd in thn cilato of Solonion lirikc, latc nf Olhu, Wclmtcr coiiuty, lowu, dcccascd, 1 ilcstatu GHKtn'iNO. Ily tlic autlioriiy ofthc Stato ol Vcrniont, you aro licrcby notlilcil to appcar bclbm thcwild pro. batc court, nl llin prohalo olllcc in Middldiury, in saiil district ol Addison, nn Ibo Iltli day uf.lan., uary, A. 1. Ibti), at 10 o'clock a. m, to show causc, if any you havc, why Ihoai-ounl of A. M. ltlchards, udinlnintralor o Ihc CHlatn ofBaid ilo ccascd, Blioiilil not bc .illowcd. au'l also why tho rcbiiluc oi said ctatc -houbl not bc ilis. tributcd tn thn pnrtlea cntitlcd llicrrto. Datcil at Middlebury, ln bkiiI iliatrict, this JStli day of Decembcr, A. !. IMi. 61 I.YMAS K KNAI'I". .luilgo. STATK OK VKKMONT, " Addison UlBtrlct, a. l!e lt rcmcmbcrcd, that at & seoiou ofthc pro liato court lioldcn at Middlebury, withln and for sald district, on thc 15th day of Doccmbcr. A. U. I6S4, 1'rcsent, Ilon.I.yman E. Knapp, Judge. Wlicrcae, C. K. llush, admlnlstrator ot llio ttato of Sally C. Young, lato of Orwell, in sald district, dcceased, ha tbli day pro eonted to said court, bls pcUllon in wrltlng, ectttlns forth, that it wlll Ira nooeasary to sell a part ot tho rcal cstate of sald dooeaaod, for the paymcnt of the dcbts and cbargns of ndmlnlstra llon: and also that it will be boneflcial for all partles Intcrestcd lliercln to sell Uic wholo oftho rcal estato ot sald deccascd, and therein maklnfr applicatlon to said court for llccnsolo tnaVo euch Bulo. Aml said admlnlstrator barlofr nroduccd to said court tho nsscnt ln writlne of all tho heirs rcsldlng In this btato, lnterested in sald real cstate. It Is ordcrcd, that all persons Intcrcstcd in tho estato of sald dcccascd bc iiotlflod toap. pcar bcl'ore sald court nt tboproluto ofllce in Middlebury, In salddlstrict.on tlielltii ofJanu ary, A. I). 1M1, at 10 o'clock a.l m, by piiblica tion of this ordcr thrcc wceka aucccsalvclv nrc tIoub thcrcto, in Ihc Middlebury Iteglstcr, a ncwspapcr printcd at Middlebury, aforcsald, to Bnow causc, il any tncy may navc, wliy anid II ccnsc sliouhl not bc irraulcd. 61 I.YMAN E. KNAI'I', Judgo. AN IMAOINAEY IIELL. Jr. Fiutilj Morlcy, of Waterbury, Ct., is tliu iiossessor of a brcezy niul jiicttir csiinc htylo of writing, wliicli hIiows that io lias inibaud his nvocation iflie i not an ink-.slingcr on boiiio Connecticut iaicr tliutiliues to call :i ppailc a Bpiule. JIo lins lutely liecn tlic victiin of ncttralgia at liia lioine, SSJ (Jraiul streel, anil ilcscribea tlio ilitease aml his curo in this livcly fasliiim: "After BiifToiiiitj all tlie terrors of an imaginnry ortlintlox licll for two wecks witli inllatninatory rlieuinatism aml daily firowilig wor.se, I w.is inJilccd to try Atli )ihcios. Tlio eiicct waa liko lnagie. I was rclicvcil iinniediately and would liko losayto all wlm aro suflering witli tlio dread iliscasc, 'Don't wait; try Athlo jilioros.' " Tliose who havc suflercd from inflam niatory rhctiniatistn will appreciate tho forco of Mr. Morley's rcmarks, and will also agrco witli tho cstiinatc which Mr.' (ieorge L. I'eate, another citizen of Water bury, puts niion thc valtie of Atliloplioros: " I would liavo Athloplioros," hc says, "if I had to pay tcn dollars a dose for it. Afler fourtcen years of intenso Buffering it lias donc for inc what onr bcst jihysi sicians conltl not do. Dtiring tliat tinio I took cvcry known niedicine forneuralgiaof the 8tomacli, but found no relief at all un til I took Athloplioros. The cllect was wonderfnl. All pain disappcared and niy general health waa eo mucli improved ns to cause general coinmcnt. Icannotspeak too highly of tlic lnerits of Athloplioros, nnd thccrfully rccominend it to all who may be troubled wilh rhcunuitibm or neu ralgia," l'rom Pigcon Cove, Mass., Susannah lirown semls thce words of good chcer to thoso alllicted with neuralgia: " I had liecn troubled witli neuralgia in my head for fcuir or livc years, dav and night. Spciii!; an advcrticincnt of Ath loplioros in a Chnice.stcr jiapcr, 1 thouglit I would try it and so 1 bcnt a year ago I'or Boine. 1 havc takcn c'mlit "bnttles and (iiico last Manh I have had nn neuralgia at all. My head, I lliitik, is i ntirely woll. I considcT AthlnphoKH a great rciucdy for iiciiraluia nnd sliall recoiuiiH'nd it to any 0110 troubled witli it." Mrs. Sarah .1. Cros, of Mimroe, '.11., says nf hcr cxperieni'e: "Athlnphni'os has dnne wnndcrful cures for iiiv.sdf aiul nll tbnso who liavo uoil any that I let thcin have. As for inysolf tho rhoutnntistii is a thing of tho pa'bt to inc, and I fcel liko a new per.son." "When I ftrsttried Athloplioros," g!JVS Mrs. Mary T. Jlart, of I'annington, Ct., " I was ki alllicted with rhcuniatibiii in niy knccs that they weie badlv s.wnlkn, aiid I MtlU'rcd agreiitdcalof juiin. Threo ilo.es began to havc an ellcct, and when I had ltscd twiiboltlcs tho pain left and tho Mvelling and stillncss disnppcared and liavo ncver li tunied. About a year later my shoiilder troubled inc. Onc'botllc of Athloplioros cured that nnd 1 have not had rlieuinatism siiiic. I reeoinnicnded its uc to 0110 or two neighbors, who tried it and wero relicved." If you cannnt cct VTinoniorrw nf vnurdnic. plst, wc wllWcnt it otnrcss paid. nu'rciclpt of ri'Kiilnr pricc--nnc ilnllnr per bolllc. Wc prcfer that you buy It Crom your druccbt. but if ho basn't It, do not bc ),crsiiaclcd to trv Mnnclhlne clc, but ordcr nt oncc from 11s, 'as dirccted. AthLowiokos Co., 112 Wull Strcct, New Yoilc ISigmJJji,' POWDER Absolutely Pure. j. is. iWrUn IS UKCEIVINO 1I1S FALI, ANI) WINTEK STOCK OK tn sult the wnnta of all ln nil of ololhlnc. siid wlllfellltal Priccs 11 w Loav as tlic eamo Kooda mn bu bnd lor anywhctc. (.'all, inspcct hlb guods aud stttisfy yoursolrrs that tlio nboM' autcmcnts 11 rc factt. Illa stock te LARGER THAN EVER BEFORE, nmlcunUlna moro hargaiiis. Thc nnvsltics in Hats and Caps, GENTS' FURNISHING GQODS.ETG. GUSTOM CLOTHING! Havinga flnoaiaortruont ol tho mott fashlon. auieiaurics mr Drcss Suits, BusinosB Suits; Ovorcoats and Men's wcar gencrally, be wlll cul thun Ia tholatcst stylcs and mako thera up ln a au- nwiiiiniuiauiieiBuufli uuxiuja 1 niuan, 'MAIN 8TKKET, 8o,t. 1. I88J. MIIIDLKIlOlir. VT. III IIUTCfl I.adlcs or gentlcmcn inclty lMIHrlJ LUi or countrv to rcccivo llzhi. 1 nn j kui simple, caar work at liomc. nll tho year mm rouuui wurK scni oy maii; iiiaiancu 110 ou Joction; salary from J to taaday; 110 nanvas. slng; no stanip rciulrcd for rcplv. Addrcaa, WOKLD MANUFACTDrtlNQ CO., 60- Uox 189J, 1'ortland, Matne, HBadr-MHdB Cloilim Sitcrary Dcpartmcnt. INTRODUCTORY. W'o uiaki' onr bow tn tliu pulille. We arc tn 11 new liiiut' nnd luivcn't jrot u-ed to It yct. We iloii't 10 for to the new ilress of tlio pn per, but to the I.ileriuy l)emiitiicnt. 1'er linpx when we trel tlilti(js dns-ted up nnd put to rlKhls1 we wlll boKin to fcel nt boine. Then we III tluow open our wlinlow wide, when lt Is pi ln, nnd I00U out upoii the lill l- niul nieuib ows green, or, if It isWlnler, weeuniriizeiipoii the plcturei tlinl I11111K upnu llie wull, or pm- truy the eountry 11s It looks from tlio wlndows shut, white with its snow nml eold witli tlic Arctlc wlnd, but elenr, crlp nnd bcnutlfiil, soniclhliitr tliut tlio stronu eiin jilny witli, nnd eveii bciiul.v ilcfy. At tblt titno tlic niouiituliis slanil out In thcir eovorliiK of snow, (or ut lont oiiKbt to if tlioy ilon't). Kur 011 the liorlzon (xteiuls tlic wbilo .shect, covcrlnR ilillo iih well ns iiioutitiilii, tho wlndliiK vlvcr, nnd the nllont luke. Tliu oieiibliiK hIoIkIi- sboe scnds out Its uttcrancu luruiust thc imH slni? oolcl, (or oiiKht to If It ilocsn't; unfor. Innulidy, for our edltorlul, the eountry lni bnre of snow 11s luit July, but we ure expcct liiS snow bcforc this ls pilntc(l) wbllst nver thn eountry wblc, now revelthu nortlicrn bhists. And.wlicn tlio ntiflit coinc.a lullllon llcry stars look down upon itnd twinkle iittliecold scene, with thc nppcniiinco orinllnlto sutlsfactlon. At this tlme, tbcn, to nll we e.xtend 11 llnppy New Your. To the old, a llKbtcr burdcn Irom tliclr cures; to tlio younir, pniKiess nnd pros. perlty. Witli tbls sllKlit Introdiictloii wc wlll now sprcail bcforc our readers some siimplcs- of the vcry bcst uutbors. We bcKiu witli 11 dhi. lojruo from l'luto, only purt of blcli cuii up pcur ln this niiinbcr, owIiik to its U'ligtli, nml thounli (,'enernlly HomcthiiiK llnlitcr or sbor tor tulKht be more iicceptuble tc tlio casuiil render, we liavo thouglit tlmt miiny, 11' not nll, ouhl be pleased lor once to co.fbler UKaiii, ortolinve tbeir iitlcnlion ciillcil tor the llrst tlme to, the woiiileiful thiuklmr of this nrent i'st of 11 1 1 pbllo'opblcnl wrilcrs. ALCIBIADES. I. Vr.niM 0 tltp Hhtloyue. Alclbhules. socrules. Soci!ATi. I ilure sny lliat you inay be siirpiisod to lllid, O -on of Cloilihis, that I. whu aiu your llrl lovor. not liav lnj; sjioljoii to you for innny your. when Ihc fi'it of tlic world wero wi'iiryinj: you w llli llieir atloiilion. ain tlio l:wt of your lovor wlio -lill spoaks to you. 'I'lio iva on wti, tliut 1 was liindored 1 rimi speuk- iii"; tn you by a poM'r not liuiuuii but divilio. llio nature of wliioli 1 will oiiie ilay osilulu to you; Ihat iiiipeiliinoul ha beoii now lemovod. aml I proscnl iiivm'II' lioloiv you, linpiii"; tlmt tlic liln- draiu'c w ill not ujriiin oceiir. Moanwliilc, I luivc ol)-tT'il lliat your jn ido ha bocn too 111110I1 for thc iriilc of your ailinirors : tboy were vcry liuiucniu-. but thcy liavo all ruii away, ovoipoweiod by your u- perior l'oioc of cliiii'iifU'l': not 0110 of thcin lciiiiiins. Aiul I want vou to 1111- (lorMaiiil tlic nature of this n-eoiidnnoy w lih'h you cxoroiso over tliein. You iin iilno tlmt you liavo 110 ncod of any otlior tuaii at all, a you havc jtront jioo.loiis aml alnimlanoo of all things, liogiunin willi tlic body, and ondinr w itli tlic otil. I11 tlic llrt iilaco. ynu tliinU tliut you aro tho laircst and tallc-t of tho citiciw, and tbi ovory ono wlm lm cvcs scos to bo tliio: ilt thc seoond iilaco. tlmt you aro iiinonj; tlio iiolilc-t of tliom, lii;lily con neotcil both 011 tlic father's and tlio inotb- or's shlo. and sprunj: troin ono of tho groatost lainilics iu your own statc. wliioli i thc pvate-t iu llolla-, and liuv- llijr 111:111 v Irionds aiul kin-liion of Ihc ho-t orl, whooan asi-t you w licn iu necd: ind thoro 1- 0110 potont rolativc, wlm i nmro to you than all tlio nt, l'oriolos, tho son ot Xanthippu-, w lioiu your fath- r lott -;iiaidiaii of you and your brotlier. aml who oannot only do a ho plcascs lu tlil city, but ln all Holla, nnd nmoiij; inanv aml ini''htv barbaroiis nations, Moroovor, you arcrioh; but I inut say tliat you valuc your-olf loat of all upon your poo.-ions. Aml all tho-o tliiiif; havc littotl you iip, aml you havc ovor- 001110 your lovor-:,aiid llioy havc aoknow l tlgvil tliat you woio too lnuoli lor tliein Ilavc you not roiiiarUcd tbeir abcnoc' And now I Unow that you womler why 1 luivc not ;one aw ay liko tlio ivt of tliein, aml what oau bomy iiiotivcin roimiiiiiu. Al.C'ililAln. rcrlmp-, Sooratc-', you aro not awarc that I was ju-t ooiulii to a-k you tlio aine iiiostion, What ilo voiiwaiit'r And what 1 your inolivo lu animylii'; 1110, and always, whorcvor I ain, inaUlii a point of ooiiiiny I ilo rcally womler wliat you liicau, and sliouhl jiroatly liko to Unow . Soc. Thon, if you dclrc to know, I suppo-c that you will bc wlllln to lioar, aml 1 inay I'oiiiidorinysolf tobo spcaklu to an aiulitor wlm will iciiiain, and wlll not rtin.tway Al.. Ccrtiiinly; lot 1110 lioar. Soc. You had boltor bo caroful, for I inav vorv likolv bc as uiiuilliii'' to ond as 1 havc hlthorto boon to boIn. Al.. I'rooood, niy -;ood 111:111, and I will listou. Soc. I wlll proocedtand, althouli 110 lovor liUcs to spoak wltll ono who ha 110 fwlliij? of lovo iu hiin, 1 will luaKe an of. fort,aii(ltoll you what I tiicant. My lovc, Alclbiados, wliioli I hartlly liko to oon- fcss, would lonj; afjo havi1 pasoil away, as I llattor inysolf, If 1 saw you lovlng: ymir pioil tliinps, or tlilnkin that ynu ouht to llvo in tho onjoymoiit of tliein But I know that you eiitoitaln othor thotijjhts; aml 1 will provc to yott that I have always had niy eye on you by ilo clarlug tliom,, Suppose that at this mo- ment soinu God cnino to you and sald O Alclbiados, wlll you llve as you itro or dlo In an instant if you nro forblddon to iiiako any furthcr aequlsltion? I verlly bollovc that you would fhoosedcath And I wlll tell you tho hope iu wliioli you aro at prosont llvlng. llofore inany ilays have olapsod, you thlnU tliat you wlll eoine boforo tho Athcnluu assoinhly itnd will try to prove to tliein Ihat you aro inore wortliy of lionor than l'orlelos or any otlior itian that evor lived, and haviii proved this, you wlll have the greatest powor ln tho stute; and when you liavo got the reatost powor iiinonj iif, you wlll g-oon toothcr llelloiilolates, ind not only lo llcllcucs, but to ull thc barharlans wlm lnliabil thc saiuo eontl- nt'iit wilh us. And if tho Liod wore then to say to you aaln : llere iu Kuropo U to bo your scat of oinpli o, and you inust not eross over Into Ala or nioddlo witli Aslatle nirairs. I do not boliove Ihat you would elmore to llve upon thoso tcrins ; but tho world, as I inay say, inust hc ful- llllod wilh your powor and naino no nian loss than Cyius and Xerxes s of iny aeoottnt with you. Xow, I am qiilto suro that this ls your hope I aiu not n;uo.sslii"; only and very llkoly you, wlio know lliat 1 ain saylnj; tho tiuth, wlll ro ply, AVull, Soerates, but what has all this to do with tho e.Nplanallon whh'h you proniiscd of your unwilliiiness to loave lno? And tliat ls what I ain groliifj to tell you, swoot son of Clolnlas and 1)1- noinaoho. Tho explauation U, that all thoat' ik'sljjns of yours eannot bo aeeoin pllshed hy you without iny holp: stieh is tho powor which I bolicvo inysolf tohave over you and your eoneeriis; aml this I eonecive lo bc thc roaon whv tho (iod has hlthorto forbiddon inc to convcrse with you, and I have boon lonji oxpeetiiif,' his poiinission. Kor.as you hope tojirovo your own fjroat valuc to tho statc. and havin provcd this, to atlln at oncc ab soluto powor. mi do I induli;c hopo that I shall havc tho suprcine power over you.lf I atu able to jirove iny own jrrent valuc to you. and to show you that ueither fjuar- illan. nor kinsuian. nor anv ono ls ablo to dolivcr Into your hands tho powor which you dcsiro, but I only, God beiii;; iny holper. Xow, when you wero youniinnd your hoics wero not yot inalurcd. I slmitld have wiwlod iny thiic. aud this. as I coneeivo, was Ihc rcason why thc (!od I'orbiidc inc eonvor-o with you: but now. having: his ponnisslon. I will -pcak. for now you w ill listcn to inc. Al.. Your sileiicc, Soerates. was ul wavs a nianel to ine. I ncver cottbl un- ilcr-tiinil why you I'ollowcd mc about. nnd now that you have berlin to -pcak :iain. I ain till inorc aniacd. Whothcr I Ihink all this or uot, is a lmittcr aliotit which you -eeiii to have alroady inado ui your niiiid. and thereforo my ileiiial wlll havc no eH'ect u))on you. I!ut rr:i n t i nr. if I inu-t, Ihat you have porl'ootly divined iny inlentlons. why is your assstanoi nooessarv to tho atttiiiuncnt of theniV Can you tell inc why? Soc. I suppose that you want toUnow whothcr I ean niako a lon; spoeoh, ueh a- you arc in tho habit of hearlu; but tliat is not may way. I think. lmwover, that I can iirovc to you the truthof what I aiu -ayin, if you will ;rant mc om little favor. Al.. Yes, if thc favor wliioli you lnean be not a troiiblosoiuo ouc. Soc, Will vou bc troubloil at havhi'' ipiestions to :inwor'f Al.. Xo. Soc. Thon plcao Io answer. Al.. Ask ine. Soc. Iluve vou not tho inlciition which I attrlbutc to you? Al.. I say l,Yos," iu tlic hopo of hoar- in what nioio vou havc to say. Soc. You do. then, lnoan. as I was sayhij;, to eonie forward in a little while iu tho eharaotor of an ailvNer of tho Athculaus? And siippo-e that when you aro usoondiiifi thc boina, I pull you by tho slecvo and say. Aleibiailos, you aro gvt- tin up to advUo the Atlieiiians; about what aro they oin to deliborate. aud do you Unow that inatter hetter lliau thcv V llow would you answcr mo? Al.. I should rcply. that I was jjoiii to advi-o tliom about what 1 do know het ter than thcy. Soc. Thon you aro a fiood advi-er aboul thc tliiiif;s whloh you know? Al.. Cortainly. Soc. And do you know aiiylhin but what you have loarnod of othors, or found out yoursolf ? Al.. That is all. Soc. Aud would vou have over loarnod or (li-oovorcd if you had not boon will Iiif; eithor to learn of othors or to exain inc yoursidt? Al.. I should not. Soc. Aud would you have boon wil lin to learn or to cxaiiiinc what you sitp- posod that you Unow? Al.. Cortainly not. Soc. Thon thore was a thnc whon you thouglit that you ilid uot know what vou arc now uppoed to know. Al.. Cerlalnly. Soc. I think that I know tlio extent of what you know ; and you imit tell inc if I forjret iinythiuf;: if I roniomber rlghtly, you loarnod tho art of wrltiii iind playhiK ou thelyreanil wrotlin; tho. Ilute you nover would learn; this i.s the suin of your uecoinplishinents, un loss thore wore t-oine which you acipiirod in socrot ; and I think that seerooy won hardly imslhlc, as you eould not havi eoine out of your door, eithor hy day or nlght, without niy fooln you. Al.. Yes, that was the wholo of mv sohoollii";. Soc. And arc you golnj; to get up lu the Athenian assoinhly, and glve tliom adviee about wrltlng? Al.. X'o, indocd. Soc. Or about the touoh of thelyre? Ai.. Certalnly not. Soc. And they aro not lu tho habit of deliberatlng; about w rostllno; In tho as wmhly? . Al.. Hardly. Soc. Then what nro tho dollberations lu which you jiroposo tr advlse tliein? Surely not about bulldinV Al.. Xo. Soc. I'or Ihe htillder wlll advUo about that better than you wiH? Ai.. Yes. Soc. Xor about illvinationr Al.. Xo. Soc. Thc dlvlner, nfrnln, wlll iidvUo ibout that bcttcr than you wlll? Ai.. Triic. Soc. Whether ho bo little or great, good or ill looklnj:, noble or Itfiiolilo that inakes no (lllloronco.'' Al.. Cortiilnly not. Soc. A iiiuii ls a good adv!or about iiivthhi'', not ln propoi tion to bls woulth, but ln propoi tion to hU knowledge? Al.. Assuredly. Soc. Whether tbeir counselor l rioh or ioor, is not a inatter whloh will nuiko mv dlllereiioe to this Athoniain when they aro (hdlboratlng about tho health ot the citicns; thcy only rcipiiro that ho should bo a phy.slclau. Ai.. That ls reasoiiablo. Soc. Then what will bo tho suiij(.t.t of (loliberatlon about which you will hejtis. tllied ln gcttliig; up and advislng tl ,j Al.. About tholr own eoliooriis, Soc- rates. Soc. You lnean about sliipbtilldim' for oxainple, when tho (piostion lshat sort of ships they otight to bulld? Al.. Xo, I do not inean that. Soc. ! suppose, booauso you do not undorstand shlpbiiilding: ls that the rca son? Al.. Yes, that is the rcason. Soc. Then about what eomi'ins of thoirs will vou advisc thcin? b. About war, Sooratc, or about pcaoc. or about any otlior concoiiis of ihe slate. Soc. You inean, when thcy (lclihcratc with whoin thcy otlght to lnake poaoo, aud with whoni thcy ou'ht to gu to war. aml iu what inauncr? Al.. Yes. Soc. And thcy ougbt to co tnwar with tho-c against whoin it i-beiier to go to war? Al.. Yes. Soc. And when is It botter? Al.. Ceitiiinly. Soc. And foras long; a litiioas is .. tor? Al.. Yes. Soc. I!ut suppose tho Allleiiinii- lo deliborate with whoin they otiirlit lo oln-o iu w l-e-tlinu'. and whoni they -hall -eie by tho haml. would you, or tlio inn.tcr of gyinna-tic-. bo a bcttcr mhl.er of tliein? Ai.. I sliouhl say. thc ni:ilorof gym nastios. Soc. And can you loll ine wiiha view to what. tho niastor of gyiuna-tios would judgo. with whoin thcy oiight or oitght no't to eloso, and when and how'r I mi an to say this Mirt of thing: Would ho not say that they should wrotlo with tho-o agaliist whoin it is hest to wro-tle? Al.. Ycs. . Soc. And as niuoh as is bet? Al.. Yes. Soc. And at snch tiines a- aro be-t? Al.. Yes. Soc. Agaln: you somotinies aoontti jiany tlio lyro with tho .-ong and daiicc? Ai.. Ycs. Soc. Whon this 1 wull? Al.. Yc-. Soc. And as mucli as is woll? Ai.. .Iiist that. Soc. And as you spoak of an excel leiieo of playiiig tho lyro, and nf an oxcel lonoc or art of the bo-t in wie-tling. 1 wi-h vou would tidl ine what vou oall the cxcollonoo of idaying the lyro; when I spoak of tlio oxcollonco of wie.tling. I eall that the art of gymua-tie. and I want to know what you call llio other. Al.. I do uot undortand nii. Soc. Thon try to ilo as 1 do; for I an swcrcd that which is alway- lighl. and whon 1 say riglit, I inean that wliioli i- iu acconlanoe with tho rulo of art. Al.. Yes. Soc. And was not tho art uf which I spoke gyinnastic? Al.. Cortainly. Soc. And I callod tho owollomc in wrc.stling gyinnastic? Al.. You did. Soc. And I was right? Al.. I think that you woiv. Soc. Well, now, as you ouu'ht lo learn to argue prettily, I ask you iii return to tell mo, llrst of all, wiiat U that art of whloh playlng and singing. aud tho cor respondin uiotion of the daaio aro part s, what ls tlio naino of the wlinlo? I think that by this thuu you inu-t Uablo to tell. Ai.. Judcctl I oannot. Soc. Thon let inc put tlio matter iu another way: what do youoall tho god desses who aro tho patroiitos of tho arts? Al.. Tho Musos, do vou inoan. Soera tes? Soc. Yery good; and niul lJ naiuo of tho art which i callod aflor tliom? Ai.. I suppose that you inoan niusie. Soc. Ycs, that is niy inoanln: and what ls tho oxoellence of tlio art of mu sle, as I told you truly that tho oxeellcnco of wrostling was the art of gyumastii what is tho exoollonoe of iiui-!e to bo what? Al.. To bo iniisioal, 1 suppo-e. Soc. Very good ; and now ploae to tell niojwhat s tho exeellonoi' of :' poaee; as the more iniisioal was thoinoie exeellont, or tho more gyinnastioal was tho inore exeellont; tell itu', "hat naino do you glve to tho inore excellent in war and peaee? Al. Itut I eannot. Soc. Itut If you, oflerliiR ailvkv tn other, sald to hlm; This food i better than that, at tltls tlme and iu this mianti ty, and ho said to you: What do you inoan, Aloiblados, by tho word 'bcttcr?," you would have uo ilitlloulty 1" ropl.yins that you lneant "more wholosoiuo," al though you do not profoss to bo a ph l eian ; and whon tho milijoet is ono on w lik h you profoss tohave know leilKi', :'l il,"",t whloh you are ready to get up and adU'c " If you know, arc you not ashained of havlng nothliifj to say, ns appoars to bc tho oase? Js not that illsin-Mcefnl v Al.. Very. Soc. Well, then, eonlilor aml trv to explain what Is the lnoanlng of "botter," m tlio inatter of niaking peaoe and golng; war witn tiioso against whoin vou might to go to war? To what docs that rolor? Ai.. I mn thhiklng, aml I eannot tell. Soc. Ilut you surely know what uc thc ehargcs wliioli we briii-' ngnlnst uio iinothcr. wlu '11 Ul firrivri nf ll.n ' (tl iiiu P'dut of inaklng war, and what naiiic (' givo tliein? Ai.. Ycs, eortaiuly; wi; say that wc have boon docclved, or forood, ordefraud od. Soo. And how does this hapjicn? Wlll you tell mo that? For therc may bo a diH'cronce lu thc lnanner. Al.. Do youinean by how, Soerates, whothcr wc sull'erod thoso thlngs justly nr unjiistly? Soc. Kxactly. Ai.. There can bo no groater (lllloronco than botwoon just and ttiijust. Soc. And would you advUu tliu Atho nians to go to war with thc just or with tho iinjust? Ai,. That i an awkward ipto.stion ; for, cortainly, ovon If a porson did intond to Co to war witli tho jut, he would not ad uiit that thcy were Just. Soc. Ilo would not go to war beeause that would hc unlawfiil? Al.. Yes; and not honorablo. Soc. Thon you, too, would addross thctn on principle.s of Jutiee? Al.. Ccrtulnly. Soc. What. thon, is jutiee but that botter, ol wliioli 1 .-)oko, iu going to war u- not going to war witli thoe against whoin we ougbt or ougbt not. and whon uc ought or might not to go to war? Al.. Clearly. Soc. I!ut how is this, frioml Moibla dos? Have you i'orgotteli that you do not know this. or have you i,,.,,,,' tl) tR. sohoolmasior without niy knowledge, and ha ho laught you to di-eern tho ju-t Irom tho unjtistj 1 wNh you would tell mo who ho i-, that I may go nnd learn of nnil you sniiii intl'oiliicc mo. Al.. You aro mooking. Soerates. Soc. Xo, imlecd: I most solomnly do olaro to you by cus, who s the god of our coininon lriond-liip.tind whoni I nover will forswear, Ihat I am not; toll mo, thon, who this iiistructor i. if ho oxists? Ai.. I!ut, porhaps, ho does not cxlt; may I not have acipiirod the knowledge of Jut and unjust in somo other way? S ic. Ycs ; if you havc discovcrod them. Al.. Itut do you think that I eould discovor tliom? Soc. I am sure that you niiglit. if you impiired about thoin. Al.. And do you not. think that f would hiijuirc? Soc. Ycs; if you thought that you did not kuow tliom. Al.. And w as thore nover thne whon I did not know tliein? Soc. Vcry good : thon can you toll me tho tinio whon you thouglit that you did not know thc nature of tho ju-t and tho un jtist? What do you -ay to la-t year? Wore you in thc statc of conseious ignorance and impiiry? ordid you think tliat vou know? And pleasc to answer truly, that our diseussion may not be Iu valn. Al.. Well, I thought that 1 know. Soc. And two years ago, and threo year ago, and four years ago, you know all the samo? Al.. I did. Soc. And more than four year-, ago you wero a ehild wero vou not? Ai.. Yes. Soc. And thon I am rpiito sure you thought you know. Al.. And why arc you sure of that? Soc. Ilecau-e I oftcn lioanl you whon a ohild, iu your teachor's house, or eUe wliore, playing at dioe or somo othor gaiue with tho boys, not ho.-ltating at all about the nature of thc just and unjust; but very conlldent erying and shout ing that one of tho boys was a roguo and a eheat, and had boon cheatiug. Is not that truo? Al.. Itut what was I to do, Soerates, whon any body ehcateil mo? Soc. Yes; and that vcry (puestion im plios that you know tho nature of just aud unjust. Al. To bo suro I know ; I was ifuite aware that I was behig ehoatod. Soc. Then you suppose yoursolf when a ehild to havc known tho nature of just aud unjust? Al. Cortainly. Soc. And when did you discovor them not, surely, at tho thne at whloh you thought that you know them ? Al. Cortainly not. Soc. And whon did you think that you were iguorant? If you eonsidor, you wlll 11 ml that thoro nover was sueli ti tiiuo. Al. Keally, Soerates, I eannot say. Soc. Thon you did not learn them by diseovering theni? Al. That ls plainly thc inforonee. Soc. l!ut just now you said that you did not know tliom by loarniug; now, if you have nolther dlscovered nor learued them, how and whonee do you eomc to know them? Al. I suppose that 1 Was mistakeu Iu saying that I know them through my own disoovery of them ; whoreas, ln truth, I loarnod them iu thc sanio way that oth er people learn. Soc. That ls what you said boforo, and I inust agaln ask, of whoin? Answer that. Al. Of the inany. Soc. I eannot say that l have a high opluloii of your teaehers. Al. Why, are they not able to teach?