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t&Wjt Ifr1 ttrc are hurtful a incon-J
I' .rniniia tn k natural xtatp Vft. Viv II
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VnETIREMENTIM WINTER. .
gOTTL on ye Waif, rwi rudely hurl
The storm about my cot t ,
ehser bress wy lovely girl, ' .'
;x " : -;-
Though you unroof our little shed,:
1 77 fold he from your. rave.
. While Jove, the guardian ofoUrbnqsis, x
Shall all jour font assuage. '
I'lltellher, fiercer storm shall rend,
The proud amhtiious great
Who! lofty head mutt learn to bindj
Amidst the pomp of state.
TVt'l! envy nat the rich, my girl,
The proud, the great, the gay,;
Eut learn to live, and Ipve as w i ', "
Tfay, better far 'than they. , .
Richer than their'sour hearts shall fo,
And purer far our bliss ; ' , ' .
Then let the great ones envy m?, -When
these sweet lips I kiss.
Tho' mutual toil must spread our board,
Content a id peace still bless it t
And, if ni ranksltch joys afford,
.1 . -J wf, w
: JVhv let the h-dfintr truess it
V A M I LV P RID E.
Sir Joseph Anvil, siys a periodical
writer, rose from a VeiV obscure fa
mily to the possession of a very large
-fortune. Nothing: appeared to him
'wanting to complete his happiness
tipon earth, but a title To be called
tny lord, ssemsd to him the very con
summation of felicity nllthisvas out
of his reach ; ..however he sought the
shadow of what .he loved, therefore
married a womaaofnoble' descent, but :
a l " I . t . II I .1 '
reuucea t irtune -ina tiioun ne comu
, not be made a baronet, purchased the
title of a knight. Theyhad a nnm'ier
; of children, and might have passed
thronghJife happily enough, but the
family pruleof my lady Anvil embitter
ed thiir days. She instructed her
children to despise their father, vro
originated 'from the dirt. Every day
'ili.d she remind them what poor brats
.. they would be, were it not, that ho-
tioursand distinctions, clustered a
round them through the high blooc!
" of their mother. Whenever they re
ceived company, she commonly or
dered Sir Joseph into the cock-!:ft-
thsrc to wait until her visitants reti
red. Sir Joseph endured in silence
and humiliating as the submission was
T.e bowed with reverence to the com
jnanJof his nVe wife happy In the
"hope 'of great advantage to his descen
dants, from this illustrious consangui
nity. Zimmerman", in his very excellent
treatise on pride, says, every person in
Spain (and Street sveepjr, I supMsc)
. has hi geni-alogical tables, which gc
nrrally bgin, like those of Welch
men, at No ill's ark. II any illustri-
. ous Hid4lgo penant debases himself
so far as to hold the plough, he sticks
A couple of cock's feathers his hit,
and h is his cloak and swonl close he
tide him ; so that if a stranger passes
he quits his labor, throws his clik o
vrr his sho'il ler, c'nps on his toledo,
etnks h' mustachios, andMrutso
ver the field, a cavalier taking the air.
In tne mountains of Piedmont, and in
me country oi mcc, sivs the same
'author, travelling grntknmn passer
theniglit at a little cottage of a rn.,i
Inst a rcdurcM nobleman df-srenrfiiiK
t:-oni ancJ hnse 'and retained all the
t)ride of h!tjd lit; j-cn!;ii-!i ir vc
. ion hii tillc , and insistc 1 mi his own in
return. It w is C 'l t'U rt I t iLmne c
WJ-iT'e. ait r xhmi. ChrvaSirr hare
ou fU the pigs an I Chevalier have
you cleaned t'ic stiblcs f
It is nouncoiiinion tiling in Amcri-
' cal of l.tc, to see a family, aearnly -hori:
coT?nor JalMiurcrs, lu(1atc:l Willi
all the pri ltj of nriktocratic govern
ment. anl tracuiK with dcheht. their
line of descent p tu the confines of
lmuv. 4Manvf. in this way tho'
c thcr go half a century b. c' they
t fm l t!wms lvcs high and dry, against
i a trrtVt Hinx pedlar or a trunk nun
hn- little Irregularities had tcrmi-
lised in transportation. Hut foils
is flic ijnrriK.f the iwtil l j. ari4 C at
more or less wear her livery, her rib
bn IV i-r stin, an I her bells," .nd i
on; of'He most riiirut.Mit ribbands in'
Uic collection it fami'j trijt, - (
" iu. crriicrToF had h adits.
Ill haSits gather by nnsec n dgrtci.
As brooks run to the rit era, rivers run
to seas." .
.'Vl?', ,ou" of habit Uh strong.
ainej me aprxuation oi
wmi nanire. It atcxls upon us by
lMrrccptil.lcdrcrfrs, i,n,i j,, poWtr
! o firm! suMUhtd, that ill nir
desire an.Uppttites are In enhforn.
jr ? a, an. regnUtcd by it. It tru.
V io ae what wotvl
habitual use, ' they becojne delicious
sweets. Among tber sliperffuUies.of
life these may be enumerated, viz. al
most all kinds of spirituous liquors?
tea, tobacco and snuif. Air these at"
first are disagreeable to a person's na
tural relish ; but by unremitted per
severance in consuming and a deter
mined resolution toiisis them, the sot
and voluptuary can finally say, that the
consumption of these articles, not only
afford real satisfaction, but is abso
lutely necessary to. support life ; how
ever a temperate use of, them cannot
be deemed a cnme but an excess ;
h thus much tnay be said i it .does not
( constitute a persbn virtuous or meri
f tbrious to sip at the, bottle j-to ; have a
partiality for tea; a fondness of tobac-
co ana love tor snun. ineonety oran-
immodcrate use of liquors is an evil
ha'iit. This destructive., inclination
comes on gradually; "and if we take a
retrospective vie w of the lives of those
notorious for a lave of spirits,' we shall
find the vice comes on by gradation.
At first their pahsiohs were easily gra
tified '; 'but soon they began to, cry a
little more, a little more. In the mor-.
ning they must have a, dram; this
suffices for an hour or two ; then there
comes on a strangle feeling ; they
guess a little gin or brandy would be a
good restorative ,;, the difficulty is im
mediately removed, and they feel re
freshed : bul at 1 1 o'clock, a terrible
fai'itnass is felt In the stomach ; .what
can this mean ? After a short recol
lection., .the problem is solved, and
they say 'tis flip time. Thus from a
spark it grows to a (lame, and at Jength
a permanent friendship is formed with
their daily conqueror.
So of the profane' person; he at
first begins moderately ; he does not
stick at saying I vow, fcc. Presently
he can damn and Curse ; and being an
apt scholar, he learns fast. At length
he can swear, and swear joining hands.
Thus he progresses from step to step,
till .the most shocking oaths are utter
ed without hesitation, and the most sa
cred name f the deity is Ukcn in vain
and sported on with cvrry. occasion I
The person who undertakes to propa
gate falshoods, at first telN a large
truth its veracity, is called in ques
tion : then it is expedient to tell twen-
Lty to illucidate the first assertion tSo,
J in every vicious practice, small devia
tions from the rule of right lead on to
crimes of greater magnitude. In a
review Fthe subject, a tew reflections
nftturatl? arise. The evil consequen
ces of allowing an :travagant use of
tea, tobacco, snuiT, ;c. do not amount
to a loss of reputation ; but the advo
cates of thev: vcgitablts may injure
their constitutions, lessen nbeir pro
perty, i'nd lose their delicacy. Here
k-t me a ;k the question ; has tobacco
the quality to make Hjcrson's c ountc
nance more beautiful, or his company
more desirable f And who .dees not
abhor a snuff-taker ? The man of in
temperance destroyshis health, reason
and interest ; ruins his'charnctcr ; in
capicitatcs himself for anv kind of cm-
! ployment ; wounds the feelings of a
tender wile; exhibits a pernicious cx
ample for the imitation of his. rising
offspring ; brings shame and disgrace
on bis friends and connections, and
sinks himself below the brute creation.
Dr. Watts beautifully represents the
intemperate man in the following lines:
The drunkard feels his vitals waste,
Yet drowns hit health to please his
Till all his ritsve powers arc lost,
And Liu'.ing life draws near the
On the mppoMtion, thU .a-pr-ion's
ociiiir uuitc:cn to nroimiiy was no
criir.c. it cannot be a mkik of a gentle
in in to swear and blaspheme. Would
he appear more lovdy to his associ
atca; w.uld he in a circle of females,
by n i r i il tiun pi inn ; forth a vol
ley of oaths be more lijy ly attract
their attention and prmrve t-ktecm I
I tnist he would not; hut w hen we con
sider the practice in Its true light, f,cc
the amaiing turpitude oftrilliiig w'uh
the name of (lod ; ought it not to deter
us from the practice, and discounte
nance and condemn it in others f As
m-n arc dependant one upon tnoher
con'iiicnce shoiilu exist bctwun man
YtB.ELLERY. - -From
the Vational Inttlligtncer
The late attack made by, the honoa-
rable JohjvRatledge upon Mr. Ellery
a senator of the United States from
the State of Rhode-TITahd,has forsome
j time been the theme of private abuse,
rjid the subject ot public attention.
The malignant passions of party spi
rit have coloured the tale to suit their
owaDolitrcal complexion, while the
chivalric notions of . high blooded ho
nour have ' consigned to Cowardice a
man whose integrity was never doubt
ed, and whose sentiments of propriety
and genteel deportment can never be
questioned by those who are acquainted
with the circumstances of the transac
tion. But without attempting to con
vince persons whose prejudices are al
ready enlisted upon one side or the o
ther, the following stalement of facts
is submitted to the public with a full
confidence that the sober sense of the
community will form a correct deci
sion on the subject of controversey.
The only questidn new referred to the
judgment of the public is, whether
Mr. Ellery conducted as a good mem
ber of society,, and as a gentleman in
refusing the. challenge of Mr. Rut
ledge, and whether the latter can be
justified in his. attack upon the former.
The cause of- this rencounter is well
known.. It is unnecessary to state that
it originated from'a supposed agency
which Mr. Ellerv had in a publication
j of certain letters addressed to the pre
sident ol the t imed ijtates, with the
signature of Nicholas Jeffroy, and of
which it has been said Mr. Rutledge.
is the author. This is a subject nigher
Mr. ,Rutledge's feelings and more in
teresting to his reputation : It shall
not At this time receive a discussion,
but the public may soon expect a more
ample and a more satisfactory state
ment of facts o"n the iu'hbrship of
tliose letters than has yet been pre
sented. In the mean while they . are
requested to read with attention" and
impartiality tl.e subsequent narration:
On Friday the 24th day of Decem
ber, Mr. Ellery left the City of Wash
ington, for the purpose of spending
Christmas -with a friend who resided
at Port-Tobacco. On the following
Sunday, while dining at his friend's j
house, in company with a nunibar of i
ladies and gentlemen, a servant be
longing to the family informed him
that a person at the door, wished to
speak with him. He immediately
went to the door ana toura the per
son standing atthethreshold." Though
his countenance Rppeored familiar to
Mr. Ellery, his name could not at the
moment be recollected. 1 Ie informed
Mr. l'llery that he had quitted Wasa-
tnsred to Mr. Morris the impropriety
of hi request, but if Mr. Ellery con-'
sented to assign reasonsr no objection .
would be made on his parLThough
1 Mr. Ellery had given an -absolute re- .
he thoroughly comprehended the in
tention of the honourable John Rut
ledge in this second application, Mr.
Ellery ' desired his friend to tell thj
honourable Lewis R.Morris that he
could not accept of Mr. Rutledge 's
propos. I that he considered himself
under the protection of the Senate,
and should proceed ina different man
ner, that he should return to , Washi
ria with thrinixed. emotions of anger
and chargrin exclaimed, u Why dont
you let him go." . .To' this address
Mr. Ellery made no reply ; but still
held Rutledge breathless through
fear, shame and guilt, At length one
of the spectators saidto the landlord
" had we not better part them ;". to
which he would not assent juntil he
' spoke' to Mr. Rutledge, who promised
, that he would not renew the attacks
They then took Mr. Ellery by the
! shoulders and set Mr. Rutledge at li
berty, who, when leaving the room
under the escort ol bis friend vented
; his wrath against his antagonist , in
i lancuaee too vulsrar to be here re-
neated. It is not true thatMr. Rut-
i . i x
ington when his visit was completed, :
i and take the arivjre ot his li'iendS as ;
i to the proper manner of bringing the ; ledge wrung Mr. Ellery' nose or pul-
whole afiair before congress, and that icu iu mis ian.uj wiCyct.
he conceived this would be the most After readingthe r.bove.atatcment
effectual method of placing the char- of facts, not a, person it is believed will
"ort.r f .ni-k'in in m-An.r iirht. - cin i ikm that Mr. Rutledge, in connec-
Monday evening Mr. Ellerv called at
secured his seat in the mall stage foflior the purpose of. compelling .Mr. .
Washington. Tuesdav moming aboutj EUcry to fight a duel under every pos- .
sun rise the stage started. TheOnly ,:ible disadvantage, or of extorting
Pi,u,u- lai v and from him through the influence of tear
! t'tnn with liiii Vinnnurahli frietin. LfiU lS
I R. Morris, had concerted a scheme"
Mr, Ellery. It was understood by a .'
conversation between the driver and a
black boy taken upon the road, that ;
the two gentlemen Rutledge and
Morris, had gone on, having started a-j
' . t i r 1 1 C . I. . i nn
DOni nan an nour uciuic mc ?"
some confession which his cooler jv- .
ment would disapprove. That
scheme was premeditated, who ca
doubt when he is informed that this
same honourable friend on the Satur
day evening preceding the ass'dt "
had risen ; and when the stage am- . went siuy to tne longings oi mr. j... . - . .
ved at the inn wherebrcakfast was pre- ! ry in the city ol ashmgton, and en- ,
pared, they were standing in the porch. ; quired whether he had left it not of ,
Mr. Ellery passed by them into the': , the members of Congress who lodged
bar-room, and requested thendlord at the same place, but of the keeper.,
toplacc hisbreakfastin a separate room. ! of the house.
are disposed -to censure Mr. Ellery
for refusing to meet Mr. Rutledge,
Mr. Ellery was accordingly desired to
walk into the one in which he sat on his
way from Washin gton, and which was
1 in the front nart of the house. Th win
dows were open Mr. Ellery seated!
himself by pnd of them, having in full !
view " the-- two honourable members
who frequently ey'd him .with a look I
of some uncharitable desicn. W hat
whether it be honourable tor one
man to challenge another whose prin
ciples are opposed to dueling, who be
lieves that in civil society the law is the
only arbiter of disputes belween ihdi"--viduals,
and that the rules of natural
must haveji. justice "will not authorise a. person :
to hazard his own me lor a triiunff
cause, nor to shed the blood of his ftl-
Mr. I'.llcrv's suspicions
been, is not difficult to conjecture. He
intentions were wicked or charita- low lanbut for the purpose of self-
from Washington, I preservation, or to preveni. uie nc-
way-laid on his return, .inarmed, and , I struction ot others t is it nonouraue
ting the frequent menaces against his ;l in perfeclion and who -knows the ai t .
pumier, whom he consiciercu guiuy ,
of one meanness, would stoop to the
commission of another.. He sat down,
to his breakfast the table being pro
perly spread, the landlord was told
there w ould be no further occasion for
his attendance ; he withdrew ; end
while Mr. Ellery had the cup in his
hand at his lips, Rutledge rushed into ,
the room, and before the former could
ington in haste, and had brought aw ay j fairly raise his eyes, struck him with a
and in in, in order to' faci itate hust!jOui
n4S.4i4 prrt peace andbarrtuiiy. n piH.m tn,
Wien a in s word cannot be depen- I jict thai
1lrl ttn lnt.fi.niiM. 1. ..(..ImluJ I i
the cviUln-comc serious ; then to re 1
m; 1? thisincoiiuhiencct Kt us inva-rt
rtiVI.' .11. .. . 1 . .t a. Il
" '"; miiiviv , ii me iruin. ia
fiicnd to youth, and as one who feels 1
the importance of forming habits of
obr'utjrin juvenile days, I earnestly
solicit you, if you have any regard far
youmlf, your families and fricndi, to
abstain from intemperance, Impurity
orianguage and Uhhood. In so do.
Intr you will sare ) our reputation, pre.
serve tour crcd'.t and uufulneis': pre
vent the tear of anguish from tiawinir
tloi the thcekofacnmp1Mionatefa.
letters which he requested Mr. Ellery
to take back. with him on his return.
The mtmstemed hurried. Ilia name
was require ; he answered,! " Mr.
Morris of the House of llepresvr.ta
ti vesi" It was then perceived that the
person, who'iefore vtos unknown was
t!.e honoura't'.e Lewis R. Morris of
Vermont. At the request of Mr. i
Ellery, he walked into a vacant room. ;
He then said to Mr.. Ellery, " Sir my j
business is ot another nature, ' and aN
t-r mentioning something respecting
the Senate vrhich could not be under
stood from the hesitating manner in
which it ws delivered, further said
" Mr. Uutledgc rxpects you to give
him the satisfacti'nof a gentleman."
As Mr. Kutlcdge cwld have no mo
tive for challenging Mr. Ellerv which
! had not existed for months previous
to this period, the latter must have
been. at a loss to conjecture the rcasot.
j why this particular time was selectrd
lor the purpose. I he extraordinary
manner, umd the appearance of Mr.
Morris nt this juncturei withaprf'io
sallcd Mr. Ellery to enquire of Mr.
Morris where Uuiledge was,. Mr.
Morris nplid "at hand sir" As
Rutledge micht be then waitinit ot the
door, and had certainly given himstlf
and his hononrablv friend much trou
ble in travelling upwards ot 40 miles
to invite i man to the field whom he
well knew could not accept of the in
titation, an Immediate answer seem
ed absolutilr indispensable, more c
pcciallv as the weather was rsinv and
very cold. Mr. Kflfry accordingly
told the honourable Lewis H. Morris
had a .fnend in the dining
more acquainted with the sub
ject than my nil, and whom he would
ce ww. wonders the rUhr!
There are msny sccoduV!
in wbisb, Ik 1
thrrattd mother, save your brother
ami sisters sot row ami anxictr. and
request to return a proper answer to
theproposrl. Mr. . Nf orris said Mdoc
mr Newman I mppose. Mr. Ellery
replied Mr. Newman is my fnend.
Mr. Newman wa then railed by Mr
Ellery and after a few moments con
versiition the firmer waited on the ho
rn arable lwis R. Morris with an an
surr ihatit ws the pinon f f Mr,
i.ncrv s menus, and ina own ommon
that Mr. tilery oiiRht not to meet Mr.
Rutledge.'. .Mr. Morris retired and
clubon.the Torehead. 1 lie blow was
. repeate d before Mr. Ellery could clear
himsdf from the table, r.nd a third re
ceived as he seed Rulledge. 'Being
in some measure stunned, the exer
tions of Mr. Ellery were not .altoge
ther on the defensive; Ruiltdge was
instantaneously forced across the room
and thrown upon a table with his head
pi esscd to the wall. Immediately on
this Mr. Ellery was seized by Mr.
Symmcs the tavern-keeper, and taken
roin KuUedge who taking an advan
tage of his extrication and the presence
of his friends, (who evidently sallied
into the room for the purpose or sa
ying him) again struck Mr. Ellery
u Ik the rliiK RiiMoiln-.- V9I inhlSIUIV !
T 1 1 1 I v Viuw f i."j " - " 4
thrown by Mr. Ellery to another side
of the room, upon another table, with
his head attain forced to the wall, in
this situation Mr. Ellery, undoubtedly
judging from what has passed, that he
-a .. .a ... ta . I
should not dc permuted oy xviorns ana
thcncrsons.Drescntfo disable Rut
ledge, and having no disposition o
beat him whose life at the moment
might have been sacrificed to the prin
ciple of self-preservation, turned to
Moms and rrproached him for toun-
tcnancinir an assault upon a member
of the same legislative, body to.whith '
he belonged, tnS be well knew
to tne dcnaic, wtui ibc liiuiaiuu ,
laying before it every thing rcutmg ;
to the difference, l he gentleman
answered that ' htvat out of it" but
did not step forward torcunt fur
ther violence. During this time,
Rutledge while pressed to the vail,
and the blood ruun'mg down his chctl
frequency cried out M pull his nost,f uU
hit ears, 'and tned to scratch iir. il
lery's fare'. Hut as he could do f.o r.ia-
..!.lt.'.!..M .-.. fillip ftlf a-fil i.il tivaft
i ici i4i iiii'm ) , c 1 1 i.iiv . " r
l. ... a. ' . . .i f I'll.
paid 10 Imn on tne pan oi ;ir. i.uery,
who, while holding him in that sitiu
lion enquired, whether any ciiil ma.
citrate resided in the village, and was
..a . !
.answered thai none nveu wiuun six
teen milei of the place. Mr. tllcif
then observed to Uic gentlemen, who
were all strangers to him, and who ap
peared at a lots in what manner to
conduct, that he was a Senator of the
United States on hit way to the copi
challenge another whose vision is de
fective, and who has no skill in the
use of fire arms ? But admitting the
justice of settling private quarrels " at
the point of the bayonet, admitting
that Mr. Ellery Is as great a duelist a
Mr. Rutledge, the character or the lat-.
tcrmustin the opinion of the former,
and in that of his friends, have been to
far 'implicated by the subject of the
forged lelttrs, that until the stain was
wiped away, foe could not justify him-"
self by thc.laws of honour, in granting
to-Mr. Rutledge what is called the
satisfaction of a gentleman. ..
Mr. Newman joined his friends. .Mr' tot, and that the other two persons
Morris culled the fiext morning It the i were representatives, who had follow
seat of Mr. Newman $ after a short ed him from Washington, wsy-laved
conversation the latter Verl to' Mr. I himon hi return and f',len urtm dim
i Ellerv'k fcrd sidp. nd tnTnrmrA lilrrt ! StKmtt hnw weafona for his dtfrnre.
the rithftof Iiravens gifn shall dc- that Mr.Morriswasllow, U wishedto! and without a friend to protect him.
i know his rvawns for dct lining a meet.! Rutledge during this tine rtmituin
r g with Mr Uutledje, that he I. id rc La th sans unpleasant ptiiuti, Msr
-" FOR SALE,
, That valuable Plantation,
WELL known by the rami
ol Spring Field, in th
neighbourhood of Rockcv- Point, a
bout one mile from the Ferry, anJ
15 from Wilmington, containing .
640 acres, one hundred
$n I wny .f tavhii h it t'uU Swamp,
ihiiiy acres ol which it -cleared.
35 acrt?s inland Iwamn,
a 1 aa a
bar.ked and ditchcrt, and lias, beeo
planted Icveral )car5, and pro!ii-
ftd excel tnt Cions :is fo fituatcd
thatwit may be watered at ary tirr.t .
from he Mill pond. About
300 acres ol upland, clear
ed (it son gxi,f-weU-a!.u'.a ...
ted lor the culture i t Con ,voitin,
or fmall jirain ; about fifty acres c-f
good upland to e'ear ; the remain-
n part is well iimleicJ with pii.o
limber, and vcr cenvenient tu th
There is in tUepremifcs a two
ftory loufe, 40 feel lorg- and it
virf-, in vvhrch iherc i a gcircJ
Grill Mill, the (lone 4 12 f'cf
diameter, and a KiceMachine thif
woiks eifht pcfl lei. This Machir
it worked by the fame watcr.whecf
thai work tlx flone, frparattf
or. both togeriier, on fu fitnple
plan that any common Carpenter
may miKe trie ncctiiary itpain,
when riquired. .
Alio, a brick IJirn 45 feet lorg
and 22 feet, wide, lately r.cw cover
ed 1 adwel ii i; houfc. kitchen, and
Mimbcr t out houlei.
1 he above defcribed Lan-li Uv
on the north-eill River, ardtl.irs
11 a creek running through u nvi.
gable for fmall 1 oati, reirly to ih
icntrc. In fituaOon lor range ia
equal to any in li e county. . 1
Itidifputtflie good titles will
made, and imiiiediate pofTiOioA
gisen to th punlufer., ,
Any peifon wiflilng fopurciaft
faUPlaniaiicrrillp'eafe apply 10
thi fobferiher at (ireen. Fields neaf
Wilmtngtin. HEN'RY ilAfcY-,
tnr)' 30. if.