MOV TH RfcWUK co-mtL. . ,
K VilFKTO UFJl lU'MlAMl IN ADVEIISITY.
., t-v. -if)l0( tlwni wot ever only dear,
r ..ajay brwrrov, peace. or 'iltugi rf 7 y
Then start not IfOvc '.'lis but a Uir ' (
.l I I
(ir U;ion's Kile spir mior iimcu ;
Oh! no 'lu that thou lookct sad
ITisor tliy aijrlia so, ft repeated I-
....... ,. Thb'ii dear one, amile, as onco thou miuTd,
h but for mc thy trm arc to ing j
omc liiuc cm, tour, nhioh-, wwi,
- - VhcTcnaiwlcsa flowcri around arerrorinrir-:
Shall sliinc a palace proud to roc,
If thou aft thi-rc to point tny duty - .
Delightful scene ! while hlettt by thtc,
Each morn Jail brtithc of pence and beauty.
Tho' checks that glow'd, and heart that vowl,
Arc pone when fortune fails to cheer thec,
Yet Love ! far happier from the crowd,
One heart, unthang'd, u Ix-ating near thec !
Tito all those sunshine friend arc flown,
Who thrnng'd our blooming summer bower
Oh ! aay thou art not all alone !
I'll share I'll cheer this advene hour!
Nay, a';rh not thus tho' thou dost ace
Tear wrap my check in pemuve sadness,
Mis ecsUcy to mourn with thee,
Vet bid thee hope, tor days of gladness !
Wealth it not biia Ixwk bristly round,
lUxall past scenes of peace ami pleasure,
V hen, on l';issaic's banks, we fmiul
Love, simple love, life's truest treasure !
How oft, at twilight holy calm.
Betide that dear, secluded river,
Vi e drank the valley breeze's balm !
Was there one roving uiah i Oh! never.
Then was the maple trembling green,
Vilh some lone fountain, mildly sporting',
Sweet emblem of the happy scene
Serenely bright ami ever courting!
And love true love doth yet remain,
With thy fond wife's unalterM Itotoni
Nor wilt thou feel regret or pain,
hile heaven leaves one fadclm blossom!
Oh ! thou art lovelier far to mc
Fur dearer in this hour of sorrow !
For 1 can think of only thee
Wish for thy sake a brighter morrow !
S , or xiw-jERssr.
FOB THE WESTEK.V CABOUSUN.
From education, as the leading cause,
The public character its color draws ;
Thence the prevailing manners take their cast,
Extravhgant or sober, loose or chaste, cowris.
The safety of a republic is based on the virtue
of the people Good constitutions and whole
some laws can have no salutary effect, or at most,
: not for :iny length of time, unless there is virtue
enough in the great body of the people to carry
them into execution. And when laws for the
-conservation of public morals,- individual riphts
and properly, are few in any state, under what
ever forms of government, it is an indubitable
evidence of the happiness of such a state, and
of the virtue and morality of the people. But
wherever we cee laws multiplied for the. preven
tion of crimes, wherever we find numerous pe
iial.laws loading tne statute books, we may at
once conclude that such a government is rotten
M the foundations, and that the morals of the
people, to say no worse, are deplorable. And
should we be asked what form of,. government
would best suit a people generally corrupt, we
migm, without any nesnauon, answer a detftottc.
'u :t.i i r .
j iic Hutu ium gcuitii wuv oi a icpuuiic IS caiCU
lated only. for a virtuous, and soberi and industri
ous people they can be happy, safe, and pros
perous .undcr.it ; but to a people, enervated and
corrupt, it is a 44 mere rope of sand" it pos-
sesscs no force and efficacy cannot-affbrd-nro-
- ttction to the cood, nor restrain and ounish the
bad it only makes-a mockery of government
. uimtiiiu' iirQiccimn. ivnrTi it wants in -rwvv
- r - i j 1 - " - - t
cr io proicci oy enacting good jaws, but which
are destuute of the least efficacy;
I am led to make tbese few reflectipni, bv no
in this country alarmintr to everv friend to the
- peqn:uiuy .vt our irec iitHUiutionsv i txseea ru
I a" a a i- i
xton uite ourswmcn nag twi'ely attained to ado
pollute The nations of:the old world, whom; the
Jnj: reading corruptions of ages have brought to
uiciF yicbcm inuuiriiy or vice,- tnrows a eu oI
iilarknci.s over our future piospects, and agitates
with f iiiost' 'gloomy forebodings. Other
nations haye approached, by regular gradations
to that feai ful precipice, 6venwli'u:h'are prti i.u
tated all that enables humjij'y, atf tlud U part
in morals, bacredin religion, amiable and endear
ins; in love, and dignified: rnd venctabfe in jus
tice : but we have' vaulted, by a. wotuU'Vful pi eco
vitycf ciime,At6 thts, top. of that giddy liciglit
beiieatU which is rolling, wi:h.'-inipctkVurs foVce
tlio drk ktream of dc struct ;oti, cu .v.l.osc hutjkx
.bdlprt unless somcthixi- done, vjjl K-ou- be
l.uri'J.cd nil the btr:ltt I)''f.rcC'.1 vi.i.'a
'p;iif l on i r amr.tryi ami h!I the hopes whirl,
uvc swell d our breasts with joy. -This it not
the pifxhir.tio of a dHtcuipett-d iniH'Jtiati'iti,
ii-kly funcy ; but.the sound conclusion drawn
from undeniable premises J It is the result of that
self-evident proiKjUaoii,1 14 that like cuutea pro
ducr like effects." - f
To render tbe sttearn pure, the fountain :nust
be purified t aild to care the disease which Is
preytn'T on our vitals, the cause must uc eramca
t m m m - . m . f " B 1.-
ted. c muwrevertio urn princi K
what is wrong in them. And by turn
icniKin io me eicnicnis ui uur siieuj
ourfafcty, we shall find, that by comme
v " WASHINGTON.
Ucry ihiiji'which rclatci tutl.c hk an J .ic-
i ' ... i .......1 mm r.mnnt lail
tion$ oi tnis rrt.u ami "'
to Interest every rc;.d-r whose bosom it w arm
rd Ly American feeling. f)f u!l men, thr
nui:.cof Washington n.ust he most dear to
Amerio in hearts, and as the yean roll away,
r,st in dutancc. .tnc
la biTAihc itir sou .!, I to f al.n them fior.i
tt(C a;;itjiiontof u, 'u ty, I'nu i t'.i t !'irit imprcs.
s'fjn, there ii a sccou 1, which tuturally follon.
it i In the day wr are liviiu viitli men, in ihc
even-tide we begin to live with nature 've iee
tho world withdrawn from ns, the shade of
njihl darken over the habitation of men, und wc
feel ourtelves alone. It is en hour, fitted, at it
would scern, by Him who t 'a tjs, to stil but
brilliant do his virtues eppcar, and the more wUh gentle hand, the throb of every unruly pu.
stronrlv convinced ire we of the true great- sion, and the ardour of every impure d.,e; and,
-.. rr'k:: rr. ii There s a -raournlul whilj It vens lor a umefine worm mat misieadi
l.nJ "! PJ5?; -t. W .vrihe (teU fectiont which the beat 6f the day ,aay have di,.
;th and of recalling the actions al reviewing tneieei. .ui. iriHh.Phtf..
mgs cf those-who are gone before, lime whii thc' worJ wUhdnws frimm, nd
1 1 ' C3 . s a " u a a w
the work or reformation thcrci tao growing eviu j,31 c0cCted change by his slow devastations, .
wnicnare giHncuni'rouiHi ui, umnmnjimi I which speak toiue lieans anuwc cannui iai I dwcllinsr
WtfrtwaltUK without leeiing
shades of the evening darken upon our
the splendours of the firmament coma
rmmfA tnmii t irvr. In thft moment when rank
. UAU-M ULJ - " - W Mm w m mm. j mwnmm mrmtmmm
our attehtioft arre$tcd : amid the suspensions jj ovcrhhadowcd; Heaven opens to our eyes tho
their recurrence prevented in luturc. in our
woi:iffoTr Iwtimony oT- thosc-wJwsc 4tiUOttVMaunco 4beiuicccsire.Bpicnu0ur oune kghc unawnua;
todln from thaiall destroying hand, remains upon
tender minds the principle, of vhiue and moral; record for ourjrT . ccrns, we Jecl that therc njZjWtUw
it v, -which arc thc Jachin and Uouz of our con The 'following-interesting; anecdote or the ln",c"-. yl; ;;nW; y,n
L-.r' .:7r .,. - p.,. lt.-.,.xr-1l,Mi(-w. r.ml in. nuctt'a il I here is, in he second place, an " mn:udaVi
cry nge,M said thc ancient philosophers, bears continuation of Hume and we do not recol
within itself thc age which is to follow." The jcct t0 j.ave mct jn any other place.
It illustrates, in a most forcible manner, the
aire of patriotism, and industry, and sobriety, in
this country? was succeeded by freedom and
dory, bv wealth, and good public morals And
if the present age he corrupt, ticioot, and ener
. . r.i . .r.- i. . .1 ........ :m
vaieu, we may saiciy jmcuici, mm ihc iicai diii
be enslaved, degraded, and pusillanimous.
It is owing, in my opinion, to the lax manner
in which our children are educated, more than to
any other cause, that We behold vice so fearfully
. ! . .1 I . - I
in we T car, a season, as wo now witness, wnen"
the sun withdraws hi) propitious light, when the
winds arise, and the (caves fall, and nature around ,
i, m to link intA decav. It it Raid. In on. -
... , , i m , - ' r,-"- i
ovcrruimj jirtuu wi iw,iuvwf ... ....... crat lo w ine teuton oi meiancnojy , aon ii, oy
. . , . 'ft. ' TLl. ..I... I J. !. J .1
when lie is leas: aware oi ii. i ins tunuui m-i anuoi sciioua inouKiii, u is uuuouuicuiy mo sea- i
innir tVilt t Wft ftfl mnrt nf melntirllfvl V ret it 14 ft mclaiicholv ftri
HiC II will niiivii wiivmi - m i v .y r i ' ' -
the hero was in imminent danger, took place soothing, so gentic m us opproacn, ami so pro
during some skirmishing, a day or two pre phetic in its influence, that they who have known
vlous to the baitlelif Krandtwine; and isdc it feci, as inMtnctivrlf, that it it the doing of Cod,-
i . . . n . l . ami i nai inr irari ui man 11 iiui mus imilit mucn.
.n-iimiii:nnrr uinnnir in Hnu iitreaifninir in nurv. I M I i . imm rvioirvr i.rm nn. wnn I - 4
" in one undistinguished ruin,M those incstima. cornmandrd a rifle corps in advance of the ed, but to mic issues
ble rights and privilege,, the attainment of which to his . " U fhe WC K Tec", G $ 1 i? " C
cost so much blood and treasure. When I speak J?d" V enn irjueition ?i?B f " 2' " f1 a?Proa" u.;
of education, I do not mean to confine the term f,.,end .In Vnd' 1 nc Ucr m lUCSUon Wc regard, even in spite of ourselves, the stilt
:......-.:- : cives the lollowing account.: hut stcudv advances of tune. A few davi a?o.
lO IHC III91IUI.IIUII nilH.ll 1.IIIIUICII IdCITC III "
.. ... t i . i ..f t.i r I . . ' ... . , m n :
schools ; but 1 intend it to embrace, and more "c naa noi win iodj, wnen a rcuci niu- and the summer oi the i year y-as graiciui, awl
particularly, thc wholo time during which they cer, rem.iritaDie lor nis nussar urcss, passcu every element was mica wun uic, ana me sunoi
are sheltered under the parental wing. On pa- towards onr army, within a hundred yards of Heaven seemed to glory in his ascendant.., Ho
rnittUflfvnlvpd ihmostimnortantnartnf their mv riht flank, not nerceivinc us. He was is now enfeebled in his power ; the desert T0
y r ' ' r ------- v 'o--' i o i . . a
7. . 1 . . 1 m.- ii Klrt.asirnB liV m Ik wu th innt l inv
tv atA snaiaiii lAn mi kimK sham i i.ii j s. ....Aii..it m mm a i fvpsnn a a i ii s s wz uiuaauui m sinu .iii l uiu a atiii ll iui
CUUUailUII ailU UM me iihuuvuuii niiivii uic T I IOUJWeU UY allyMlvI Uli?3:U ,11 a..lAJk.ij bbu I ;r T','.t.v..-.- .wr - i! t
. ...iur .r. -iJ.-".rir.- T..vTf"r:-.i 1 . ... ... I nn mnrf hrA jmnnirlhi" hranrhr and tha earth
society, and the liberty and prosperity of our
country. Children are imitative creatures, and
what they see others do, they are very apt to do
themselves. If they behold their parents con
eooa snow 10 sieai near uicm anu w uic i . ... mn,t.t- ka aa. a
them ; but the idea disgusted me, and I re- .mA the annarent desolation of nature.
called the order. The Hussar in returning We sit down in the lodge "of the way-faring man
made a circuit, but the other passed within a u the wilderness," and we feci that all we witness
(brminir to the rules of morality and virtue, thev hundred yards of us, upon which I advanced m the emblem of our own faje. Such also, In a ;
will be likely to imbibe a love for the same, which from the wood towards him. Upon my cal- few years, will be our own conditon. The bios-'
will erow with their erowth. and strengthen Minor, he stomped: but afterlookini? atme. pro- soms of our spring, the pride of our summer,
with their strength " - The responsibility of pa- ceeded. I again drew his attention, and made will also fade into decay; and the pulse that now
rents, then, extends not only to the instructions signstohimtostopjevellingmypieceathim : high with virtuous or, with vicious desire,
l .1 ! .c-: I . O . 1 . . til .tnV inH Vr mint clnn tn vr
wnicn mey giyc mcir cnziurcn, oui to uic exam- Dm he slowly cantered away
nie wnicn tnevsei mem. rorin vain wiuinevi- .t... .1:. .u;.l .l c- c rise irons wurw
. . ' . - ' in inai u suncc ai wnicu. in mc uuiLtcii iii-i ..... . . . , .
wish them to conduct with honor and nronnetv. I. . ... . . t ? ... . ed and subdued, ana wo return into uie as into a
- - - - - -. .ki.aiMa-.a.M..KAiBBM.
when from under their immediate care if, when lul toV. "rcuupu "4" U4"V" shadowT scene, where we have disquietctpur.
in their presence, they behold little to attract or oous nim, oe.ore nc was ou.o. my rcacn, sc,vcs m vain.
them to the superior pleasures of sobriety, and 1 had only oncc t0 acte"m,ne bt it was not yet fcw years, we think, and all tbat now
to the beauty and amiableness of virtue. 1 pleasant to fire at the back of an unoffending bless, or all that now convulse humanity, will also
Tho looitiatnt- nf anci.nt tim Kimri individual, who was aouittinc himself verv have Derished. The mightiest Datreantrr of life
tictilar attention on the education of children, and coolly of his duty, so I let him ahroei The will pass. the loudest notes of triumph or of con
prepared them, by early culture and discipline, day after I had been telling this story to some quest will br silent in the grave ; the wicked.
10 jjciiuim, win, iiuuur iiu uucginr, inai pan nil wounoeu oinccrs wno lay in tne same room i " v. v. vivi i.um hwmuhh, ..
the affairs of the state, which the revolutions of wiln mc whcn one of the surgeons who had lhe weary, wherever sufTering, " will be at rest."
aiewycurswouiuugvuiYcunmcm. ncy were been dres, npt ie WOundedreb officers, earned m"-.' '"""V w l"'
in and told us that they had been informing
him that Gen. Washington was all the mor
ning with the light troops, and only attended
by a French officer in a hussar dress, he him-
early taught to reverence the gods, and to per
form those religious duties and ceremonies which
the religion of their country required. In some
states, children were taken from their parents at
a very tender age, educated at the public expense,
and under the inspection of the government i and
in all, or nearly. all. of the more . renowned na
tions oJFmiquity, it was always thought the duty I who it was.
the prerogative of government, to supenn
tend the education of youth, as thereby laying
the surest foundation of the perpetuity and pros
perity of their country. In several states in our
own country the education of children is consid
ered so important, and so peculiarly necessary in
a government like ours, that liberal public pro
I . a.. a
own hearts better. The cares, the animosities,
the hatreds which society may have engendered,
sink unperceived from our bosoms... lathe gen
eral desolation of nature, we feel the littleness of.
our own passions ; wc look forward to that kin-
self dressed and mounted in evt y point above dred evening which time must bring to all ; we
described. I am not sorry that I did not know anticipate the graves of those we hate, as of those
Connecticut Mir re r. we love. .. hyery.unjimd. passxonialls with the.
leaves that tall arounu us; and we return slowly
to our homes, and to the society which surrounds
us, with the wish only to enlighten or bless them.
4 If there wfct e no other effects, my brethren,
of such appearances of nature upon our mind3,
they would still be valuable they would teach ui
humility ; and with it they would teach us charity."
. The final application of Uua -gTtat mtii-al of nature is
as follows : V ', , . y' - '
" There is an c'cn-tide !h human life ; a sea-
Remarkable Phenomena at Christiana. The following
curious details have been received from Christiana in
Norway : On the 7th u It. the barometer rose to the ex
traordinary height of 29 inches 16 lines which has not
taken place here for a great number of years
vision is made for that purpose, and schools are was eight feet lower on that day than it has been for the
thickly scattered Over every part of the country. last 20 years. Professor Hanstcen, who measured its
None are so poor as not to be able to bestow on height, made also some experiments on the intensity of
their children a good common education, at least the magnetic force, and found Uic needle in such agita- 6on when the eye becomes dim, and the strength
the beneficial effects of this system are every tion that he could obtain no fixed results from his expe- decays, and when the winter of age begins to ahcJ
mk.i.. nnnAt-.r.. f ..? . T . C . . & L . . . .... . nr a i. iinnn f K kiimnn lAil It. hunnlnkll. . a. n. ' 1 . I .
nin,ibojj(anm, vi iiucs hi c ie 11 cijucih mere, i rimenxs. i ncse uincrcnt pnenomena appear to portend j "H"" " "''" '"- piuuiuu - f
than in other parts of the Union, where children some extraordinary revolution in nature. r I llie 8eason 01 t0 which the present is most an-
are left" to grow up in ignorance, both of their
duty to their country and to their Creator. Mor
als are better--the great body of the people are
sober and industriops intemperance, which," like
the " pestilence that walketh in darkness, Is al
most .daily destroying its thousands and tens of
ELEGtST EXT1U CTS:
alogous; and much it becontes at)d mucinfw'ouH
profit you, my elder brethren, to mark. -the iustnic- .
tions the season brings. The spring and the sunt'
mer of your days are gone, and,;Arr h them, wt
AnrtnBii.D Auspx, i. u a. Prebendary of Surum, Rec-J who gave themr- You havts entered upon theau
thousands, is thete confined to a few, those -among I tor of.Rmlington7 tc. tkc. Edinburgh, is known to the I tumn of your being ; and whatever may have tiee?
lte2S8.l-fl?5?k learned American reader, generally speaking, by bis eel-
..wb.Uus-J,vHSw1i s vuiiuuicu) iici 1 epnucu jxmift on tne mMUttrs ami mncijtlet f Taste.
forms, fcimplc, arid her influence, like the mild As the author of sermons he is not, perhaps, eenerallv
'lift IVKlllnu... Iv...i f 4k. ..I. 1 ' r
1 ?i V!Ll-i"i-?c ""I? sneus uiknpwn in a volume of his semiouv pre4tfW.on. pw.
I Ka.- o a. 1 .1 i . t j - . . I sons 5 and from the one on Autumn, preached front the
ioruiu subject ; 1 have only trod on the thresh
old. 1 1 presents too" many powerful .considera?
tionsi i i tb ljifyiiih interest, ahdoo important
m its consequences, to be treated lightly, and in
a hasty mani
readers, to h
extf Isaac meditating at e ventide in the fields, tlic fot
lowing elegant extract are taken :
t'l hete is an even-iidelin the day an hour
when thc sun retires, and the shadows fall, and
the. profusion of;yonr spring or-the intemper
ance of your sumrac rt there- is yeV a season
stillness and of solitude which the beneficence ot
ITawnvn hflrtlo t hiiin wftirk avAi jfitlit
selves fur the mighty changt which you are soon
' I - 1 . I I ...K n ....... a 1 . OT .
c.r. Aku ocsiues. lt will beinorel .?. auuies me appearances ot sober. J thfe morninp-arise in its briirhtness. and in ev
you, Messrs. Editors, aild to your nC!5S 'an'(l..!'lknce 111? an hourfronijiiiicli every. I s.uccedin vear the sorintr return to renovate
ave your corresnondents nraCUcc w"cre me inougnurss lly, as pconled on v. m I winter nrimturA.. It is now imi mav unde
sinsru-ifre of I Ie jven.--It min
orevuy, and not tire out your patience and theirs. I. cir imagination, uHh images of clooinT-h is th' fnsivniR.vnt I
with a tedious and mmotonous prolixity. But 1 fan -"hour, on the Qther hand, which,ineverr ac-e I if s -voir whhihaf ofrevelavion. its
shall, however, in such leisure moments "aii I mav t,,e uise havejwed, as bi-ingtn' with it senti l in iti hniir- uh-n the leavnTall.
. . . i fir ... v . v. i - -----
mcj.is anu Bi.ccuons more valuable than all the
splendors of the .day. .
"its nrst imptestion is to Mill all the turbulence
have.'rfesuine this subject, and, with your per-
nitshioii, lay my reticcuons before your readers
" t njhe long rcirosnect of youfiouiherr W
have seen every day ilie shades ot tlc cvcnia
fali, -anq every year the clouds of winter gainer--Rut
von havn seen ktsn. even succeedincr dar,
: . ' . . " '
. . . . ... 1 L .(..
tcris Catherine, to-that evening btuuy wnicn i'
rcy of Heaven has provided in' the boo !
iVti.Vv w.-- mecluu'.c in the norh of England, Ills
uni .icu .num;iiiilr: IOT t MHUai'H'S. V, lilt i. hv mN ivl
tuK"iS. n . fKf cKi!nv vallcv:oPCns
ol 4hotight.,r passiiTnxwhich the ;'dav mav -hm Ubirh t,u rt Kft nf death, it sneaks." w
I I.!' .... .... ' . I "-- -- w. I
oro.'ui ioiuu 'Wc follow, with our eve. .-thed.-!, i,n tn,i ,,l,!An mmCnrf m! save, au
i.irv :!..a.l .V. . . . . . - . - 1 .... , ..' j r' : A i u
seceding sun, we jisteii to the decaying soiinds
i- u..,, mj: t.w.y uai'ms :ij'Jm. but.vj aU 'utq bum,M. t iabour i,ndcf toil-and, when all the fields those bill
U1U -JYIIiUil van "V y mm- T T
van conduct to those " green pasture, n
sill waters," where tbera ii w -in