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SALISBURY, ?L C, AUGUST 11, 1837.
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At tin Iljaminatioa of Mr.. lll TCiilSO.YS
School, in l-rr.
31 v Di:ak IVriLs : The revolving year, in its
resistless course, has brought us onward, whether
through joy or grief, improvement or neglect, to
another stage in the great thorough-fire of our
Now rapidly are we leaving Itehind us, the pri
vileges ofTerod to i is lor improvement. How much
like the " airy vision of a dream "' do the opportu
nities so lately our real possession, now rise lietop":
us ! Hut still they have a permanent existence, and
soon must they appear as evidences either to our dis
may or justification, before that great last tribunal,
lioni whose decisions there is no r. ppeal.
Who can thir.k of being hurried forward, by nn
irresistible power, toward that solemn point of uni
versal destination, without feeling deep solicitude
that all the events through which she is so rapidly
passing, should contribute to prepare her for the
great trial towards which she is certainly advanc
Who can think of being bound (by a decree not
t be reversed) to give an impartial account of
every act, and word, ami thought, without an irre
pressible desire to meet the approbation of that
Jiid,Te whose voice alone decides our everlasting
weal or woe ?
And who can think of meeting again beneath the
eve of Omniscience, in the mid-t of countless mil
lions, everv act she has performed, and every word
she has uttered, and every thought she has indulg
ed, without the deepest solicitude to improve aright
whatever privilege may yet be within her reach 1
Let me then, my dear pupil, vci.v the pre: nti
moment to impress upon von the value of the bios- f Let me leg you to nvr.il yourselves of these ad I W e Jive in a favoured age, and in a country bless J w ere members, and w hich was at that time the es-sii.-rs
ikuv ollered to your acceptance, and v.mr vantages, and gn mi in cultivate an ac-m lintauee ; eti almost beyond r.uy other the sun ever enlight- tabhshed church of Virginia. .Mr. M'Cuire gives
improvement. " ' ! with every branch of female edu 'ion. j cried. We have many talents committed to j thejoilowmg record iVom tho old family Hible :
Think of the love f your fend parents, and of The rules vou have been tan-hi vu! be guides our trust ; but lotus never forget that the indo- i " ( jeorijc W ashmgtou, son to Augustine and M.--".".
... ' i ! i i . ii . . i . , , , j rv his wile, was burn the Nth day tt 1 ebruatv,
the thousand comforts their tenderness has bc-tow-, tor vour practice ; but ol themselves they are not ; lent servant iouiul the labour ot burying bis laient .., 1(1 - , ,
ed iion you ! Tiiink of th
he endearments of the do- '
mestic circle, and all the enjoyments of civilized titute of use and beauty, until the workman be-. ignominy. The hih privilege, olte red him of fit
life ; think of the dignity and refinement of intel- j fetows upon it much labour and skill. You, also, ting himself liir the joy ol his Lord, was but the ves
lectual cultivation ; and think vet farther of those j must faithfully and skilfully improve the ad ices tibule to the outer darkness of despair and horror,
neglected, and full often despised priv ileges, from j so often given you, before you can hope to enjoy ; And such Will assuredly prove, at last, a!l slighted
which all our other blessings How the Prcacln 1 j all the leiiefits they are capable of bestowing. I and contemned opportunities of intelligence, useful
(Sospel, and the Script it re? of eternal truth. All i (Jo forward then, my dear pupils, to the dili- ; uess and piety.
those arc yours will you cultivate them? or j gent cultivation of your mental powers say not, While I congratulate on, my dear pupils, upon
must they lie waste, a moral desolation to be a ! you are tmah!e to conquer your indolent haln'ts the happiness yo-j enjoy, in the high benefits of ed
svv ift witness against you ! None of us appreciate ! she, who has repelled an incitement to indoJenee, j ucation, I warn you at the same time to bear in mind
them aright. i will find the next temptation more easily resisted 1 that where much is Men. much will lm renaired.
Ah ! could wc conceive of the deej), deep darkness
of that ray less night, which envelops our wretched
sisters of eastern lands! could we smi them bow
ed down with hard labor, helpless and hopeless vic
tims of tyrant husbands ami fathers, bowed
down with hard labor, a prey to every hate
ful and degrading passion, without one drop
of joy from earth, or even one single ray of hope
from heaven, to cheer their despairing gloom, sure
ly wc should seek to prove our gratitude to that
giacu which ulooc made u.-j to ditTor, and to
promote, by our untiring efforts, the diffusion of that
holy light, Thcnce all our joys arise.
You are now, my dear pupils, believe me, I
speak from conviction ; you are now passing a
most important period of your existence. No
ol,er SCason, in the brief sp;
pace allotted you on
earth, exerts so powerful an influence on your
temporal and eternal happiness, as that through
which you arc now passing. There may be oth
eis which teem to have a more direct bearing
upon your situation in life, but here ar2 found the
hidden springs, which (under I'rovider.ce) control
your destiny. Now, your characters are forming,
now your minds are expanding, now, your prin
ciples are developing, now, your habits arc fix
ing ; but soon, like metal in the mint, the impres
sion will he made too deep to be eradicated ; and
whether it be an eagle, a dollar, a cent or only a
mill, or a cypher, the world will receive it at its
stamped value, nor is it likely ever to pass for
more than its present worth.
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tv to improve vour present advantages for the c.ul-
i- .ti i i
tivatiou of your mental rind moral powers : Sav
not. ibe t-cliool ronin is :i thill mid tiresonm tdaee. I
and t hat the lessons arc drv nnd uninteresting
say not the teacher is hard to please. Who ever
r-.i iinj iiooi piiuiwi i on 10 n.i iui.; iui.
earth without a cloud to obscure the brightness of
the sunlicani? and whoever gazed with admiring
eye upon the brilliancy of the p iikling diamond,
which had not first y ielded itself unresistingly into
the rough, hut friendly hand of the polisher
Karlh never suv but one who needed no iutrue-
tion in Him dwelt wisdom, and righteousness and
truth ; all others must bo taught : nnd she tdone
becomes wise, who in willing to receive in
struction who is willing to dig deep and lay a
strong foundation ; for the sandy f nmdatioii gave
wav before the storm, and became a mighty ruin, j '"lll;" 3 "'""y "uS ae.pi . nuances w m, mine sp:iere , it woum auo.u mo no smau uegree ot satisiac
Somc too, are willing r labour awhile with j 'our :h', would have imitated you,- example, tion, to meet you all at the rc-onening of our semin-
dili-euee to erect a showy superstructure which
thev presume will last as Ion- im they need '" tI,C l,:itl' tiw:il,!s idom,--aud remember that j edge and virtu-. Hut none of us can know what
its "use. Alas! they seem never to have dis- S a talent which like every other inu.t ; a day m y bring forth. Well do many of us re
covered that there a're other inlets to the heart j 'V'5 !t fu,,!,fuI ,iCCOU:5t at llU ' c,bcr dear to us' who at hlst examin-
than the eve and that the gavety of vouth is! 'Tis said rei1iinatio;i is half effected when one , ation stood among us, a lovely budding flower,
sometimes like the bright halo 'of the morning ; ' fusible of an error. If you feel conscious of j promising long to she 1 abroad her fragrance and
but a splendid precursor cfa cold bitter storm ; 1 having spent y ur time unwisely, you will begin beauty, who, in one short day, was cut down and
where ! oh where will such misguided ones bad tIi0 Wolk "f n f )rmatioii immediately ; and if you ' withered in the tomb!
support when the heyday of youth, and leauty, : arc fdthful to yourselves, you cannot he otherw ise : O think, my dear young friends, that her Sud
ani fortune is succeeded bv tl.e'sombie eveniu" of! u yur fiuiilics, to the world, ami to Him who has den, unlooked-for fate may be yours ! And may
r,;ge, and sickness, and want ?
Hut hoping none such are present, I proceed lot ! not content yourselves with the name of a jcomclii Willi ten tuousaud ol Jus saints to sit upon
l-eg you all to endeavour to bring back, not to the j scholar. Names indeed, w hat are they ! but emp- ! tho throne of his judgment- And now, with the
memory alone, but deeper still to tho inmost heart, j ty bubbles wafted on the ambient air, which gaily j niot sincerely affectionate leelings towards you
whatever instruction or reproof or counsel, it may ; floating for n little moment in the sun-beam, give j alI 1 resign lor a short season, my maternal rcla
have been your privilege to receive. Tho f.-rtile ! to the delighted eye the gorgeous colouring of the j ,iou Awards you. .May that gracious Friend and
oil most eberish in its hosont f.r n ! , le t lm nn. ! lainbo w. but if approached too nearly, even the I'rotector, who loved young children and blessed
c ious seed it receives. Afterwards the rising soiticst breath of tho beholder, bursts their bright
germ gladdens the eye, and the opening flower fills j 'uveope, and all their glories vanish into empty
the air with fragrant sweets, and the ripening fruit j:,ir " leaving no trace behind," to tell whciC all
repays nn hundred fold the labour of cultivation. j ,nat beauty was.
And will vou not meditate with seriousness audi Ho lot seek so evanescent a possession! It is
self-application upon ail you have lieen taught in thus that budding hopes rich in every glowing
the School-Iloe:; ? Will you not yield your lives j promise have been blighted mid withered, and
to the influence of the principles which have Ik-cii ; many a bouse, otherwise the delightful home of
inculcated upon you, so fir as you shall find them contentment and love and joy, has degenerated un
consUteiit with that rule, which is laid down by dcr the baneful influence, of an ignorant, improvi
uuerring wisdom to guide us all through the ilevi- dent, useless wife, ami mother into an abode of
ou 3 mazes of this uncertain life? Thus will your ; bitter disappointment, discord, dissipation, povcitv,
characters be formed to virtue and consequent use- ! uml wretchedness. And women originally given
fulness on earth, and, if sanc'.itiod by the Divine us :i crowning blessing, even in the beauteous bow
Spirit, to happiness and glory in those abodes rd" ,-rs ot Jvdcn, has become but another name for
celestial blessedness which have Iccn prepared for '- weakness and folly.
the followers of the Divine Redeemer.
Remember, the lessons of the School-Room were
never intended to be the whole of education. Thev
i.re a lamp to guide your search for precious ; sio:i before they can redeem our sex from the sad j conclusion, that Washington was either a true bc
treasurcs which, without its light, would have lecn ' consequences arising from ages upon ages spent ' l'(;vor m l',c Christian religion or else a hypo
lercver hidden from your view, a bridge over a j amid the more than0 midnight gloom of Tguorance j l"rite l,;l:!psJ ,csllute of every honora
decp stream which will enable vou to explore j and servile abasement. Hut though wc are noti'Ci!UK uIiri ,! I" mcm '
, 1 ,",.,, t i , i t mav be well enough to state that ashmg-
larger, richer, lovelier scenes beyond its bank - j required to rai.;e our whole sex from degradation, j ton was "baptized and educated in ttie bosom of the
thin evr yet have met ycur mental "v. 'yet is our responsibility cf no common character. 'Fjolestcnt Kpiscopa! Church, of which his parents
unlike the frame wurk of a buil ling, vvhicii is des- i
and she, who has read with serious attenti n one
useful volume, will be prepared to enjoy double i
satisfaction from the perusal ot the next
vain to say, " I have no time to read." Have you i expect much in return.
not an hour in the twenty-four to spare fr :n what j If you have been permitted to learn many
you deem important engagements? Then snatch j things not useful only, but elegant also; if you
it even from your needful rest. One hour cxclu- j have had the privilege of cultivating the ornainen
sively devoted to instructive books would at the j tal as well as the substantial branches of educa
y car's end make a large amount. I-'vcti the most j tion, remember that their highest use, and no
common reader, will read fifteen or tweidy pages an j blest end is, not to make you the butterflies of fashion
hour. Tet us uiku ilic. t.-ast number, and you will !.", t1 """"-' "-
have .r,47" pages in one year, and what an im-! you for cheering anil blessing, in the declining
menso fund of information mi
ight you acpiire ?
. three years and
Suppose you continue the habit
at only one hour it day you will read 1 1 i , 1 1 T
pages ! !
How soon would reading become a priu-
ci pal source of amusement : How high would rise j pursuing the delusive phantom of fashionable plea
youi intellectual enjoyments. How frugal would Uures, has fatally w recked t!ie happiness of her
you be of time. How seldom would you engage i parents, and in the vortex of their ruin irretrieva
in frivolous-occupations and trilling conversations. ! bly fouml her own.
Soon you would discover that one hour spent with !
a useful author gave you subjects of delightful
meditation for the following day ; and you would
hail the return of the impropriated hour with a
purer joy than the most expensive, most fashiona
ble amusements ever itniurt. The latter but too
oftcn leave behind them, a barbed arrow, to cor-
rode and ranklo in the heart; while the former,
like oil on the troubled waves, soothes and allavs
t'.ie stormy passions, rellects upon the vivid imagi
nation, thousands and tens of thousands of beautiful
images, and diiiuse over all the mental powers, the
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Hut oh, mv nupils! whatever else vou neglect, and
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wuaicui i;ist: on icmeaioer, lorgci uoi ine iiui
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which alone are able to make you wise
unto eternal life. Without their aid the loftiest
intclligence the brightest beauty, the richest joy
i th earth can give will be but so many lights to
J lead vou to the dark retreats of eternal death.
Head them seriously, read them daily, they give
to prosperity a double power to bless ; but should
adversity throw her sable mantle round vou 'tis
theirs alone to soothe ami cheer by hopes of a glory
which sin and sorrow can never obscure. How ma-
"' man' h"urs lnvc .vo" lllrcni,.V
many volumes would have lent their aid to strength.
en and enlarge your reasoning powers : how many ! conjure you, shed a lustre over every social p'.ea
to interest ai.d delight your imagination : how mativ ; sure : learn early in life, that to he blest votir
to elevate ;md purify your nfiei-tious; think also, how j selves, you mut be a blessing toothers.
.! .. I ! f. It I ill ,
h'"' J,,rc:M,-v ,nir,,t ,!,r-v ,,'lV,, ,,,:ul n';,',, progress
i an undoubted right to rule over us all.
J e are all equally concerned in removing thi:
reproach ; but generations of intelligence and vir
' tuc must follow one after another in Ion" succcs
in the earth, hut the beginning of his disgiaco and .'
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Society has. a high claim upon vou ; vou are her
favoured, her privileged daughters; your parents
have done much tor vmi ; and they have a right to
pathway of life, those who have so fondly and ten- j
derly watched over you in the beginning of yours.
Unfortunately mistaking respecting their duty
here, many an accomplished girl, while madly
Co then, my dear pupils, to the cultivation of
your moral, as well as mental powers; learn the
lofty art of subduing yourselves ; practice the no
ble precept of doing to others, as you would that
they should do to you. He happy yourselves in
vour kind cltorts to promote the happiness of oth-
j ers. There is no source of happiness so sublime,
j as that of doing our duty to our l.Jod, and to our
I fellow creatures. Say not you are unable to con-
pier your erring tempers, or subdue your habits of
self-indulgence, she who has or.ee repelled a pro
vocation to anger, will find the next temptation
t. . i . ...a i., .k i :n
a favorite pleasure to advance the good of another,
will nnd a purer happiness than any selfish gratifi-
! cation ever bestows.
Hut there is a still higher and holier motive to
.action, than the pursuit of personal happiness, a
j motive which ought to influence every thought, nnd
everv word and action. I mean love to Him whose
j life's blood has purchased a flood of glory fr his
chosen people : to him we owe all things, whether
of time or eiernitv, and full soon must we render
I to hi:.-i an account ot our stewardship, and receive
;i1 his bands according to our deeds.
VuU aro r"nv ft,J,,l,! to lo:,v,; lnc to n,i!,r,l!
, m the domestic circle. Let vour presence, I
nry, and to aid you farther m the pursuit of knowl-
we all be admonished, to prepare to meet Cod, who
t-.i. i .
them, watch over and bless you! that he may fit
us all for his presence and his glory, is the unfeigned
wish of your friend and Teacher.
SUSAN J). NYE HUTCHISON.
Sarah Ann Scott, an uncommonly interesting little
uir!, who died very suddenly, soon after the examina
tion, of I .'!.
I'l om the AVm? l"f i k Hcview.
HFLICIOUS OPINIONS AND CHARACTER OF
The assertion has been often lightly made by
such as wished it true that (leorge Washington
was an infiihl. On the other hand, there have
been a great many who, without giving credit to
that assertion, have yet too readily admitted the
impression that it was very far from being clear
he was a Hhri.stian. The evidence contained in
this book, The Religious Opinions and Charac
ter of Washington, by Vs. C. MCuire,j ought to
convince both these sorts of persons of their mis
take. Nobody can read it without coming to the
,j7C( ()!J j-, Qj- Mi fuIowimr Mr. Uever-
ly Whiting and Captain Christopher 13 rooks, god
fathers, and Mrs. Mildred (iregory, godmother."
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.Mr. MHiuire has brought together a great vari
ety of evidence illustrating the consistency of
NV'ashington's practice with his religious profes
sion in bis habits of regular and devout attend
ance at church, and his regard lor the institutions
of religion. Marly in thj jourso of his military
career, while occupying Fort Necessity, it was bis
custom to have prayers in the camp. The follow
ing year, according to the testimony of an old sol
dier, adduced bv Mr. .M;(Iuire, Washim'ton read
the funeral service over the remains of General
Uraddoclv, by the light of a torch. The author
remarks, that " it was very common at that day,
and long afterward, with gentlemen in Virginia,
to perform such ollices in the absence of a clergv
" After this period, he was engaged m the
French and Indian war for some years. Of his
habits, during the vicissitudes of that trying con
test, one of his aids, Colonel II. Temple, A' King
v :ii;., ,.,.. v: - .
say, that ' frequently on the Sabbath, he has known
Col. nsbirn'ton to nerform divine serviee with
his reiri,ncr "reading the scriptures and praying
wj,, them, when no chaplain could be had.' For
a considerable part of the time during that border
war, his regiment was wiihout a chaplain, of w hich
he often complained in his communications with
the Coventor. In all these he manifested his high
sense of the propriety and importance of public
worship. In a subsequent letter to the President
of the Council, he says :
" ' 1 he last Assembly, in their Supply Hill, pro
vided for a chaplain to our regiment. On this
subject I had often, without any success, applied to
(iovernor Dinwiddie. I now flatter myself that
your Honor will be pleased to appoint a sober, seri
ous man, for this duty. Common decencv, sir, in
a camp, calls for the services of a Divine ; w hich
ought not to be dispensed with, although the world
should be so uncharitable as to think us void of re
ligion and incapable of good instructions.'" p. l'.
After the close of the French and Indian war,
he married and settled at Mount Vernon. From
his private diary of the year 1700, Mr. M'Cuire
gives several passages, showing Ids habit of reg-
i 1 u ia .u;K
later than this, we find him a vestry man of bis
parish church, and actively exerting himself for
the re-building of the edifice which had become
"It was here," says our ai.rhor, "at the new
or Pohick church, that Washington habitually at
tended, from the period of its erection till the com
mencement of the revolutionary war. Here he
ol'ered his adorations to the Cod and Father of all.
and here received the symbols of a Savior's love
at the hands of the consecrated servant of the al
tar. " The Rev. Lee Massey was the Rector of the
parish at the time here referred to. He was a
highly respectable man, and shared much of (he
esteem of Washington. In regard to the religious
deportment of bis distinguished friend, cspeciallv
iu the house of Cod, he has often been heard to
express himself in the follow ing strain : " I never
knew so constant an attendant on church as Wash
ington. And his behavior in the house cf Cod,
was ever so deeply reverential, that it produced
the happiest effects on my congregation ; and
greatly assisted me in my pulpit labors. No com
pany ever withheld him from church. 1 have of
ten been at Mount Vernon, on the Sabbath mor
ning, when his breakfast table was fi.'fed with
guests ; but to him they furnished no pretext for
neglecting his Cod, and losing the satisfaction of
setting a good example. For instead of staving
at home, out of false complaisance to them, be
used constantly to invite them to accompany him'
In regard to Washington's being a communi
cant a point about which a good deal of doubt
has been expressed wc will give the substance ol
what is to be found in this book. Wc mav re
mark, by the way, that the personal opinion of Mr.
M'Cuire is entitled to more than ordinary weight,
from the fact of his being connected by marriage
with the family of Washington, and having some
special advantages for forming a correct judgment.
Resides the statement quoted above, M'Cuire else
where says that he " considers it certain that
Washington did partake of the Lord's Supper."
He then goes on to say ;
" Among tho aged persons residing in the
neighborhood of Mount Vernon, and the descen
dants of such others as have recently gone down
to the grave, there is but one opinion in re'rard to
the fact of his having been a communicant in Po
hick Church, previous to the revolutionary war.
The writer himself had it from a respectable lady,
that she once heard her mother unqualifiedly de
clare, that Ceneral Washington was a communi
cant in that church, in the vicinity of which she
had her residence, and on the services of w hich
she attended. A living grand-daughter of the
Rev. Lee Massey, Rector of Mount Vernon Pa
rish, for some years after Washington's marriage,
says, her grandfather, on a special occasion, told
her the same thing in answer to a particular inqui
ry on the subject." p. 111.
The Rev. Dr. Richards, of Auburn, in a letter
to the author, referring to a report of Washing
ton's having partaken of the communion at Morris
town, in New-Jersey, w hile the army was encamp
ed there in 170, thus writes: " I became a resi
dent in that town in the summer of 174.
The report that Washington did actually receive
the communion from the hands of Dr. Johnes, was
universally current during that p"ri'd, and so for