; . Vi i k 1 lu.;Yr the Muc iintiii ., My o:l tc t:i:n ii,l Un jjjhiurc...ai "IT, 8 jCjjjj CTg-i-aarr- mo tiik gimm vn i.imTr.. ADDKRSS TO M Y BVAl.KIL Yes, iocial friend, I love thee well, In learned doctor' spite ; 1 love tby frgrnt misty spell, 1 krve thy culm delight. What tho' they tell with pnim-i long, Our j ears are tooncr pit ; I would re-ply ith reaoni nrvn, They're meeter, while tln-y last. And uft, mild tube, to mc thou ait A monitor, though still, Thmi kpcak'tt lewon to my heart Ucyohd the preacher' (.kill. When in the lonely evening hour, Attended but by thee ; O'er hiitory'i varied page I pour, Man' fate in thine I ice ; A hilt hke thee the hero burns. And iiiiokri and funiei around. Ami tin n I ke thee to ahe turns, And nunglet w ith the ground. Thou'rt like tha worthy man that give s, To (tooditew every day, The fitinuiKc of whose virtue live When ht- hat paisol away. Oft w Inn my mow y column p-ow , And Ircaki and lade away, I trace how mighty realtnt thu rue, Then lumhU! to decay. Front Hif)jr'i rag to monarch' mbes. One common doom is caM ; Sweet it (Hire's work, the mighty frlubc, M ill all bum out at last. t Aiid what i he who amokes thec now, A little moving heap. That xn like thee t lut must bow , Like thee in ahc sleep. And hc4i I we thy t nokc roll high, Thy it.hu downward go, Mi-think 'it thu my soul shall fly, Thus leave my body low. IWfTary VYxArftcta, &c. Variety' the rry piee of l.fc, That give it all it tUvor. The fil!owiiii extract from a review of " The jia," in the kit number 'f the N'orth-Anirr ican Itev't-w, will doubt le be intere.tiiiif to ur rriiicr. Some f the Lett stated there in wrre new to in; and, we suspect arc not generally known. XV do nut propose to give a minute Analysis ot a work, which has already bee some mo-ths before the public, at il has withal sufh ient notoriety to h tr reached its third edition. We have .. r'.R'tt to 'unif, th it our read ers .ire fashionable rno'igh tr have k-pt pace with their neighbors, and ;,ha!t 'herrfore tell n more of the sto rs . than w find necessary lor our pur-p.-r. The narrative turns on the fortunes of Henry Wharton, a captain in the royd army, (then under sir Henrv Cli'it-i, wit'i head quarters at ,cu York.) wh.j imprudently visits his la th' b.milv at West Chester, (the ne ir ! rrnand,) in disguise, and there fai. 1H0 the hands ct an American p. rtv under the command of Maj.ir I):"3'oodir, his Sister's betrothed lov er, .md hi own bosom friend. I Ir is tried and condemned as it spy ; hut s'.u ieeu 1 nuking his escape hy the asif.tante of Harvey Hirch, the ped lar, htmstlf a notorious Ilritisri spy, ;mv1 with the connivance of Washing ton, wh., under the assumed charac ter of Harper, had been an inmate at the house of Wharton's father, at the time of the stolen visit, and was firm ly cot.vinced of the young man's inno cent intentions. Harvey birch, bv whose mysterious agew y e verv important incident in the took is more or lcs afTrctcd, though a convicted spv r-f the enemy, ith price set np-n his head, turns cut in the req irl t 1 have been all along in se cret th- c tiftdcnlial und trusty agent of Wash'-iton. This fir.tly ennccived character, on ivb'.'-n the interest of the narrative mail lv deptnds, is not wholly without hiti rical f undation. It is a matter c. ' rirty, that nr military com m tridtr ever availed himself ot ajndi ni" tvsNm ( f np'.otMge w ith mure coii u mm ie addrrws, or greater nuv an ta' t' 'i s cause, ihan (iem r.il Wash 'r'on. The similaiitv rf the bell-gc ts in . !i r ijtward appt -arancrs, -tnd :ht:r commuritr of l.trgtuiy, furnish- ATA"! tw td totli parties vviiJigrcat faciiiiies for mutual deception, liut the minute Led knowledge of our commander in chief, his extensive 'information in re gard to the manners, habits, and occu pations of the persons with whom he had to deal, his own acute observation and discriminating judgment, united to an intimate acquaintance with the char arters of individuals, gave him in this respect peculiar advantages, whiJi he never failed to improve. A fund, lib eral, considering the parsimony and extreme poverty of our governmental that time, was furnished by Congress, expressly to be employed in secret ser vices of this nature, and Washington was never sparing of his own purse when occasion demanded additional supplies. Hence he was enabled to maintain great numbers of secret a gents, who were often at work unsus pected in the very heart of the British army, transmuting regular and authen tic intelligence of its most minute operations; while his most confidential ollicers were profoundly ignorant of the means and sources of his informa tion, -and frequently received them selves that, on which, they were di rected to rely, without knowing the quarter whence it came. We do not state this without authority. We have it through a ih.inntl, which ought not to be doubted, that, yt the time when General He.ah w as 1c : t bv Washing ton in command, he was directed to make diily search in the ho'low of a certain tree for despatches from the enemy's c.itnp ; and the search was sel dom fruitless, though the general pro fessed liiiu.elf entirely unsuspicious of the person or persons by whi m he was thus supplied. Many similar tacts are pp.bably k.iuAn to olln'ers now livii.g ; and 1 although ethers, who stood l6 : the servue, should not possess the in same kind ol mformat.on, this .s a;nfrva and ,,f j her Qlvmpns &c. spc.ies ct negative evidence, hiclrhci h(. most ciinspicuou'a ofijrct on cm weigh little tn the scale. Ihafhis p..in.in?, t)C oraror Rave an inU.r. services ot this sort should have been h dcs.ripthn of these edifices, ,.c milieu uy person omnium, npu- ted to be disaffected to the Americ.ni cause, and even by those who lived ostensibly in Uritish pay, is a thing not only extremely probable in itself, but likewise a fact capable of being cs-; tablished by livinc testimony. In deed wc have, within these few days, held direct communication with a man in tms city, w no, nav.ng nrst sunereu hn name to be stn ken oil the roils of ; h.s regiment for desertion, entered in- totne service 01 sir Henry Clinton, as 4 private, and sir Henry thought con fidential agent, while he was, in truth, .. sP) upon tne movements r mat o n- .1 c .1. . ir ccr, anu constantly conveyed an nis valuable information to the comman der of the American armies, in con- formity with the undemanding that subsisted between them ; and this w js 1 mm of sufficient respe.t.ibilitv to re- .c.ta i..Ha... cu,u,..iSs.u , nn services. It may well, however, be a matter cf doubt, whether G nrral W ashington himself ever submitted to a personal disguise for the purpose of obtaining this kind nf information, ei ther directly or indirectly ; and, until w; see undoubted evidence of the f.ut,( -u..!i 1 .1 -i-L-. nl V r "rny": , : -v nrisuccessfui ; but wno:c- inarae.er o, uasn.ngton 8", gainst it. His stall n, h.s trust, tnan 11 1 v ii mjiie umni in. niKin 1 , .ire a; nisi it. I he opinion of those most inti mate with him, by t!u ir ihei -1 nl.i- tions, is entirely against it. Nay, it w is almost physically impossible, liis rem irkahle suture ;md phvsi. gnnmv, .... .vi.j 1 I VIIV uiii 1 1111' n.tyol his whole demeanor, and. Dove all, the notoriety of his person making, detection almost certain, rendered him I the most unfit of all men to practice such a deception. We -re compelled j to bel itvcf thrrcforc, that our author has deviated from historical accuracy, in a point where he should most srru pulously have adh:rcd to it. When such a personage as Washington is made n move in thc scrnrj of fiction, so recently too after his conspicuous career, he should appear, if he would appear safely only is his countrymen hate known and must ever rim. m' cr "IV nun li:i! a scrrrt p-isi frnm U .1 .li'.n. ti r t lie iisr.l in rase cf t nu renr; . .uvi-.vi!Tf(! to r.'irrv his i!i iputi hc s r !'. ' in sli.ijir rMl ?r like lmll t, that tliry .. . t lir mtilowci!. it nrct'vttrs. Once, when i :, ;.l it etl hy jur Hnin, as the bev.irr of a 1I1 .; ill Ii tn ir f .t (".ill. ton in (in.vtj, he met n liotliri !' n. c!irB-e.l it!i il. ;i'i!.t s ' t :...,. fn in i r tin). I In x' he eoK'riveit l p't in'" lilt o.i.s, ..inn. In 1,0 ,-:i.n th.it lie hitim If w.it On-ti on lii t-.tj tn ir Il tin, ami ntiioc -1" .it j tarriiil t!ictot. Va!i',i.j-ii,n. hi-, ml h-, vt.i the only time Itttr vart hii e:.n Henry Mhile,' Hlthmiph In' oficn liu.l privMc in'o r vii u ith him. !li-i it tn se (.em r:il a!t. ii "tti tlie il:iv liel'uic he rsi-neil his jm side it- (, tin- j,-iin ral, nut uiiiinniHiil ot fnrnuT rvii . , t!;cn prtsent'il him v tth a huiniri.! ti- -1 ir- him, at the head of armies, or in the dignity of state. Our imagination will hardly consent to follow him through the mere common courtesies, or gross er familiarities of life ; and where our author attempts so to represent him, he undertakes a task, under which greater and more practised abilities would sink. In his own words, it was rash it was unkind it was a sad, sad mistake.' Reminding him, therefore, of the old rule, 4 surnite mntrriam ff.y fr.v, qui scrtl'iiis, (Cfjitum viribusf we will proceed to business. I'UoFFSbOU FAT.REIT. Extract of it letter from the .Yortk. lk You have heard, I presume, of the celebrated Professor I.vmiktt, Kdi tor of the North-American Review, the mobt prominent intellectual phe nomenon of this emporium of litera ture. " In versatility of tdent, and depth of er.idition, he mnst far surpass any ..man of his age in America, and, from his industry and zeal in the cause of religion and truth, bids lair to promote their advancement in an eminent de gree. A happy facility of expression, and laudable ambition to disseminate knowledge (added to the aptitude of this community to attain it) afford him also a wide field for its application. " I heard him deliver, a few days since, to a select audience, a disserta tion on the ruins of Athens, with his torical and architectural illustrations. A subject, which his personal obser vations while in Greece enabled him to describe more accurately, and which was elicited by the peculiar inteiest excited at this moment with regard to that classic land, as well as the circum fcttnir if there Iteino' in thi n!.tr- u beautiful panorama of Athens, Th, nf tht. fr . ,nJ lheir rcsr)Ca;Ve purposes; traced the origin of the different institutions to the prevailing feelings and princi ples of the times in which they were founded ; and delineated, with admir ahle mnMcMt the reiativc Jta,jtics and peculiarities of the v-trious orders of lircci.m architecture, and marked their accordance with the state ol lit- crVurc atu, lhe arti at thc several eras of lhe;r hist(jry funJ of knf f j,, on ,,. as ()t) M 0.her su,,:,a, a. peared inexhaustible. rj ( It is on occasions of charitable dis course, however, that his eloquence is ' - mQst t((rClye . anj j hjvc nt.Ver heard more impressive appeals to philanthro py, nor more incontrovertible eviden ce r,i ihr rlotice rf rhrtrirt- th m ic ejJtmpiifiej by llim in scvtr.(1 rttfnt addresses. .. without possessing' much na- tural cIoqurncr h delivery ii per spicuou, and forribl., and vou an are more impressed with 'In mr.nlity of his axioms than caput at'.-d bv the fer vor or grace of his nuutu-r. So f;.r .is supremacy in tloqutnc; ..rises from a clear perception o! right and wrong, and a rigid estim tior, rl virtue, he is by r.o means possesses that imju.ssiu.ed strain which can only emanatc from mspiration and nature. I he high consideratit n in which this juvenile philosopher is held here, spr .ks much for thc correct taste of this portion of our country ; and the simplicity and modesty of his mun nirs, denote that the object of his ex- r f innu i ti Ai crri tritKr (Kin tn cxchc lauser.5,, .jjj . t:l..rlcsv.n Courier. imuiitMw mn I am no idler of stories ; but there ore lfl'nrintr to H.irlrirli Ht.vsc of which I happen to know si.n e r.f the particulars. I he late r.atl cf r.r. eter had been divorced from Lis first wife, a woman of fashion, snil of vmir- what more t-aietv ol manners than 44 lords who love their ladies like." He determined to seek .tit a second wife in an humble sphere of life, and that it should be one who, having no knowledge of bis r.ti.k, shoi.ld Lvr him for himself alone, l'or thin pur pose, he went and settled incognito fvmtier the name ot Mr. Jones) at H- dnct, an obscure village in Shrop shire. He made o ertures to one or two damsels in ti e neighborhood, but they were too knowing to be taken in by him. His manners were not boorish, his mode of life was retired, it was odd how he got his livelihood, nd at last he began to lie taken for a high wavmnn. In this dilemma h turned to Miss Hoggins, the eldest daughter cf a small farmer at whute house he lodged. Missllogginsumight seem, had not been used to romp with the clowns; there was something in the manners of their quiet, but eccentric guest, that she liked. As he found that he had inspired her with that kind of regard which he wished for, he made honorable proposals to her. and at thc end of some months, they were married, without bis letting her know who he was. They set off in a post chaise from her father's house, and travelled across the country. In this manner, they arrived at Stamford, and passed through thc town without stop-1 pine; till thev came to the entrance of' Uurleigh Park, which is on die out- side of it. The gates flew open, the chaise entered, and drove down thc long avenues of trees that lead tip to thc trout of this fine old mansion. As they drew nearer to it, and she seemed a little surprised where they were going, he said, 44 Well, my dear, this is Burleigh House ; it is thc home I have promised to bring you to, and you are the CountCES of Exeter !" It '19 said that the shock of this discove ry was too much for this young crea ture, and that she never recovered it. It was a sensation worth dying for. The world we live in was worth ma - king, had it been only for this. Ye 1 housind and One Tales of the Ara bian Night's Entertainment ! hide your diminished heads ! I never wish to have been a lord, but when I think of this story. SLLLCT SL.Yl L.YCi: V. Applause is more frcp'f titly acquired by piofuseness, than bv charity ; that Is, bv suflciin;' ourselves to be imposed on. than bv bestowing our money on proper objects : because those who over-reach us, look upon their acquisitions as the flection, which are indispensable in ih. just tcwjrdof their own supciir.r abilities. I acquisition of knowledge, is ohvin and are therefore not unilli:. t ptib!i,!i j 'Very ne who has advanced in liiV. them ; whereas. U.oe who leu-Uc our ;ilul assumed the cart s of a family, ar.i I , "i,. - t, r ' , ' those which attend the pursuit ot hi donations, led the weight ot obiijtion, . r , , . . , . - ... siness, ither in the learned prof essicr , always implviiii; an mlciiotitv, winch!. , '. ,. , ' , i in commerce or the arts, or ir n r y tn men nine care to remember, anu ess to u' '" Painters of human nature, like those of human faces, are of two sorts; the one rive us beautiful pictures, but without the least resemblance of those who sit for them ; the other draw stron;j likeness es, but for the most part something ug lier than the originals. Advice is seldom well received, well intended, or productive of any eood : it busband, a father, a relative and is seldom well received, because it im-! frit'ni, '" J" innumerable namehs plies a superiority of judgment ia the I 'nterruption, which break in, .n sp: ... . . , . , ol c vctv tlloit to avoid thtin, and v i;iUT ; and it is seldom mtcm'cu lor anv i ' oilier end, than to show it it is sc. i otn of anv -.en ice to the Kiver. because it more frequently makes him an enemy thin a friend; and as srl Icin v the re ceiver, because, if he is not wise enou,;!i lo set properly without it, l.c wi l scarcely be uise eno.H-h to liiMini-uisI, tln.l nl.irti - -- - - - - is trowel - Men's 2eal fc-r religion is r.iurh of the sutne kind as that which thev shew fjr a football: whenever it ii rontrued fcr, everyone is re.idy to entnrc their lives and limbs in thc dispute ; but, when tint it once at an ciid, ii i r.o mo:e thought on, but -lecps in tibliwon, butie I in tub bi'.h, which r.o one thinks it worth his pains to take into, much less vt remote- AlvWittiWS. Till tllRMTIi VIITST. " flf joii r, Oyo'inf inai, iu thy jmtli; aid! l-'t thy lij rt i hecr tlui: in the i thy youth, ..Hit wulk i:i the tajs f thine hi art, anil iu t!i-ji-ht f thin- cjcj: hut Know thmi that fr n'l these titi!:g i f t tiil hrin;; t'tee intn jmlpin. ni." I'.tt iiusri i. V. There are some who pretend tli.it the season of youth is intended I r a season of levitv; that it is only v. Inn t.ie nose oi age oegins in wnmn ins locks, that man should begin n think seriously of judgment atide ternitv be- otul the crave. Uut ask anv man tf Ictling and refiecthm, wlnv e h.t ks h ive been touched by the withering h ind i f tim?, if this be Ins opinion, and bt b re be meditates upon the question, his heart will spontaneously answer it. lie will tell you, especially if his youth has been mispent, that there is but one thing more frightful to him than the 44 ghost ef his departed hours;" that when he looks back upon toe pait, aiul calculates thc precious time squander ed in follv and dissipation, which might have been employed to his own advan tage, or that of his fcllow-mrn, and the glorv of God, his soul is wrung with anguish, and pierced through by the keen arrow of self-reproach ; but when he looks forward, and finds it not only impossible to redeem his lost time, but sees in the prospect before him, a world unknown, and a fate uncertain, and iIul uncertainty arising from his own past . . 1 1 imprudence,anugracelesscareer,wnicii 1 he readily perceives forbid him to hop ! for redemption then it is that he finds there h one thing more frightful than the 44 ghost of his departed hours," and j that is, the gloomy aspect in which hk j conscious forebodings pourtray ms lu j tore existence, It is evident, then, from the remors ami borrow with which man looks buck j upon time lost ; and thc fearful anxiety ' with which, w hen awakened from llu j dreams of pleasure and indolence, L j contemplates the future, that God in- i tended him lor serious, useful and no ble pursuits, worthy of an immortal being, from the earliest dawn ot rca son in his young mind, till its last ex piring rays bhould glimmer on the vcrg: of thc grave. It follows that youth, so far from br in;j intended as a season of levity, was clearly designed as the season lor ac quiring knowledge, as manhood is tht i season for industry and enterprise, atrj . old age for thc enjoyment of the fruit: 1 of all these in the shades of philosopl - leal retirement. Piety to God u at ways in teason, in every stag.' of ou: existence : Hut thrice happy are they who find themselves in nge, t.le'.t '.tith case and competence which enable then tn grace their names by deeds of char icy lo man, as well as devotion to God , gilding the decline of life with tl.i mild beams of Christian faith and .r tue ; whose attractive lights shine eve'i from the grave, and guide the youn, pilgrim in the path to Heaven. Tha youth is the season for study and re- i t i i . . i. ' . .tliamcal or laborious employment. j Uut if it were net obvious, its truth 1.3 been demonstrated by the exprrier.; I jf almost all who have attempted t: Purc,,;t c,f studies, to w hich they h.t : '" """'s m )m, aner aniv.r. at manhood, and assuming" tin- pra i c.d duties of life. The perplexities i business, the calls of friendship nn humanity, the rites of hospitality, th duties of a citizen, as well as those I i . . c ...i ' t..: I fn! bid the visionary attempt to becon imvi.i ii a liii.lil.tl iu:iu liii'i.iiiuti, a perfect master of any art or sciri.t: ; Iter one has fairly enteted upi n ' starjc of practical life. We admit, t' . i .t . i..... . . : "',,T " 1 4I1C n-i'iseeuuar.i genius : ! f a Comet, in the mellt.il weri ! to atoi ish and eonfotirtl the scho'.i (vnlcat)iir the ordinarv ruihs t j sr;(.,)(.c anij lo f4ir,f, J,, Klll j f)f our nwn ,0untrv we have Lhc two -uch eccentric orbs, whose I have not only d.i.'!ed our eyes, I..' reft.Ttet! their splendour upon the ,t; cf eHst.mt nations. Those oils f-..v descended from e i.r horizon; the have sunk into that awfulrrgion wh ' impenetrable clouds firm a Urr ; fur ever between earth and heuttn tliey have gone to rt mingie their 'ica-.i w ith the eternal fountain frrjn wlir; ' they sprung. ll.it even through :' dark shades of the vale of death, trr light shall Mill r'ue : And not only il pi csent age, but ages to come, shall I. low thc vestal flame of penius whic w ill evrr ascend, in pure and unm " gled lustre, from the tombs of Frav Its and I-'clton! pp. aki-.MX f i Fri.TON ! Where is the virtuous y t ! whose bosom does not born wither." ' l.f.icn at thc sound of ihcfe nam' i w ;n t;ics not rciieit, mat in striving , tmul tie the wisest of men, he w ; please God, as w ell ns promote his rv f . honour and happiness, ard the bar' f j in ss of m..nkind f 1 tr since our Cn ; ttor has formed us for social ( istrnr- and onr Saviour has r ur.mndcd us : " ;( c;:r Jfier," he ii lhe best Chr: tiin who docs the most good, i evinces his "faith fa his Tffri(',"stre t ing thc paths of piety w ith the choi'f i 'lowers ot science, nnd sprinkling tl- j with the fragrant odours of friend.-diif I J.ospit.ility, charity and oencvoIeiKf. Preserve) if you cn, thc esteem oft! w'uc and good ; but more especially rL I Consider what a deplorable i of mind you must be in, when your cur I ccjcntc rells pu, y u are a villain

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