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consumed, its ashes reanimates : he observe the discretion of our the spirit of America's Elijah rulers in protecting the lives and rests upon its Elishas ; the wil. property of a people, that purchasdom of WASHINGTON shines ed them at the risk of their lives, with a brilliant lustre upon an whose inheritance was sealed with ADAMS! his patriotism is visi- the blood of fathers, friends and ble in a Congress that would have brothers, and a smile of complagraced a triumvirate of Rome in cency would be cast upon the the height of its magnificence and laurel wreath entwined by the pasplendor. His heroisin, with his triotic daughters of his native martial honours, devolve upon a country, for the brow of his worHAMILTON ; and his public spirit thy successor. and private virtues, are bequeath Venerable SHADE !

may ed to the citizens at large. Inef- thy Roman spirit and Spartan timable bequest ! happy America! virtue ever flourish in the Colum, long may they enjoy, wisely im- bian foil : the tree of liberty plantprove, and gratefully acknowledge ed by thy hand, extend its branches them.

throughout the globe; the incense If WASHINGTON could offered upon the altar that thou look down from heaven's high haft raised, ascend in columns to throne, what an addition would thy blessed abode; and thy name it be to his happiness (if his hap- and patriotism, blown by Fame to piness could increase) to behold distant climes, be transmitted that peace and harmony reign, through historic pages to a posterwhich he endeavoured to establish ity that shall remain in non-existwhile a resident upon earth ! ence, until those nations that dewith approbation would he view light in carnage, leave not a trace his veteran army the scourge of behind. internal enemies, and dread of foreign foes; with pleasure would

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YELLOW FE VE R. The following Extract from order I was however so fortunate a Voyage to the South Seas, late as toʻrecover them, by adopting ly published by Captain Colnett, the method that I saw practised of the Royal Navy, is highly de- by the Natives of Spanish Ameriserving of the attention of all com ca, when I was a prisoner among manders of ships and others who them. On the firit fymptoms apgo into hot climates, as it exhib- pearing, the fore part of the head its a successful mode of treating was immediately Ihaved, and the the Yellow Fever, a diforder, temples and poll washed with vinwhich, alas ! has so often baffled egar and water. The whole body the skill of medical practitioners was then immersed in warm water, (page 80) :

to give a free course to perfpira“ The whole crew had been tion : fome opening medicine was more or less affected by the Yel. afterwards administered, and ev. low Fever, from which horrid dif- ery four hours, a dose of ten grains


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of James's Powders. If the pa- much reduced, that I gave him tient was thirsty, the drink was over ; but he at length recovero weak white wine and water, and ed.” a slice of bread to satisfy an incli A more judicious treatment of nation to eat. An increasing ap- this disorder could not have been petite was gratified by a small devised. The same good sense, quantity of soup, made from the indeed, which directed the medi. mucilaginous part of the turtle, cal concerns (for there was no with a little vinegar in it. I also surgeon on board) seems to have gave the fick sweetmeats and oth- prevailed upon every occasion of er articles from my private stock, difficulty or danger, which rewhenever they expressed a distant' quired nautical skill ; but of this wish for any, which I could sup- we are the less surprised; when we ply them with. By this mode of find that Captain Colnett had ser. treatment, the whole crew im- ved under that celebrated navigaproved in their health, except the tor, Captain Cook; to whose work carpenter, who, though a very this publication will no doubt be stout, robust man, was at one time considered as a valuable supplein such a state of delirium, and so ment.


PLIFIED: A HISTORY. [Written by the late Mr. Cumberland, and extracted from a late European

Publication.) We have heard so much of think a good settlement can atone the tragical effects of jealousy, for any disparity of age ; and Louthat I was not a little pleaf. isa's were of this fort. Sir Paul ed with an account lately giv- had a maiden sister several years en me of a gentleman, who has younger than himself, who had been happily cured of his jealousy kept his house for some time bewithout any of those melancholy fore his marriage with Louisa, circumstances, which too frequent- and as this lady was in fact an adly result from that fatal passion, mirable economist, and also in pos. even when it is groundless: As session of a very considerable inoTM this gentleman's jealousy was of dependent fortune, the prudent that description, I am the rather Baronet took his measures for her tempted to relate the story (under continuance in his family, where, proper caution as to name and per. under pretence of allifting the in. fons because there is a moral juf- experience of his young bride, she tice in its catastrophe, which is still maintained her government pleafing even in fiction, but more in as absolute authority as ever : particularly so when we meet it As Miss Rachel would have been in the real occurrences of life. better pleased with her brother,

Sir Paul Testy in his forty- had he chosen a wife with less eighth year married the beautiful beauty and more fortune than LouLouisa in her eighteenth ; there isa brought into the family, it may are some parents, who seem to well be doubted if she would have


remained with him after his mar- ty, but of atonement likewise. At riage, had lhe not been pretty far this time the affair was in so promadvanced in an affair of the heart ising a train, that there is little with a certain young gentleman, doubt but it would have been whose attentions, though in fact brought to a conclusion between directed to her purse, she was wile the parties, had not Sir Paul's ling to believe had been honoura- marriage taken place as it did ; bly addressed to her person : This but as Miss Rachel, for reasons young gentleman, whom I shall, which are fufficiently explained, call Lionel, was undoubtedly an determined upon remaining with object well deserving the regards her brother, the intercourse beof any lady in Miss Rachel's pre- tween the lovers was renewed, as dicament ; with a fine person and soon as Sir Paul had brought engaging address he had the rec home his bride, and was sufficientommendation of high birth, being ly settled to receive the visits of a younger

son of the Lord Mor. his friends and neighbours on the timer, a venerable old Peer, who occasion. resided at his family mansion with Now it was that the unhappy in a few miles of Sir Paul, and Rachel became a victim to the lived upon the most friendly terms most tormenting of all human pafwith him in a frequent intercourse fions : Her filter-in-law had a of visits: Lionel had given his thousand charms, and she foon worthy father great uneasiness from difcovered, or fancied the discovhiş early diffipation and extrava. ered, that Lionel's attentions were gance ; considerable fums had directed to a fairer object than herbeen paid for him to clear his felf. She had now the strongest debts, but the old Lord's estate of all motives for keeping a watchbeing a moderate one and entail- ful eye upon Louisa's behaviour, ed upon his eldest son, Lionel had and it is the property of jealousy been obliged to sell out of the ar to magnify and discolour every my, and was now living at home thing it looks upon ; for some upon the bounty of his father on time, however, she kept herself a reduced and slender allowance. under prudent restraint ; a hint

It is not to be wondered at that now and then, cautiously introLionel, who felt his own embar. duced in the way of advice, was rassments too sensibly to pegled all the ventured upon ; but these any fair means of getting rid of hints were so little attended to by them, should be willing to repair Louifa, whose innocent gaiety lent his shattered fortunes by an advan no ear to such remonstrances, that tageous match ; and though Miss they were occasionally repeated in Rachel was not exactly the lady a graver tone; as these grew more he would have chosen, yet he and more peevish, Louisa began very justly considered that his cir to take a little mischievous pleascumstances did not entitle him to ure in teazing, and was piqued inchoose for himself; he was also to a behaviour, which probably Atrongly urged to the measure by she would never have indulged his father, to whose wishes he herself in toward Lionel, had pot held himself bound to conform, Rachel's jealousy provoked her Rot. only on the score of dua to it; still it was innocent, but fo..


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ing at it.

far imprudent, as it gave a handle its effcets ; it faps the reputation to Rachel's malice, who now be. of a wife ; it makes the affecgan to sow the seeds of discon. tions of a husband." tent in her brother's irritable. • Be content !” cried Louisa ; bosom.

“ if you will give no caufe for dif. In one of those jarring dia. turbing the affections of the huslogues, which now frequently paff-band, I will take care none Thall ed between the fifters, Rachel, af. be given for attainting the repu. ." ter descanting upon the old topic tation of the wife.” with some degree of asperity, con. At this montent Sir Paul encluded her lecture with many pro- tered the room, and perceiving by fefsions of zeal for Louisa's hap. the countenances of the ladies, piness, and observed to ber as an that they were not perfectly in apology for the freedom of her good humour with each other, advice, that she had a right to eagerly demanded of Louifa why fome little experience of the world" she looked grave. more than had yet, fallen to the 6. I would look grave, if I other's lot : To which Louisa re. could,” the replied, “ out of com. plied with some tartness_-" True! pliment to my company ; but ! for you have lived more years in have so light

a conscience and fo it than I have."

gay a heart, that I cannot look haps," answered Rachel. “As gravity in the face without laughfew, or as many as you choose to acknowledge," added Louifa : This was delivered with fo “It is one amongst a variety of pointed a glance at Rachel, that it advantages over me, which you was not possible to mistake the

apo are too generous to boast of, and plication, and she had no fooner I too humble to repine at.”

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left the room, than an explana- * that as it may,” said the eldest tion took place between the brothdamsel, “

you will give me leave er and sister, in the course of to observe that I have a double which Rachel artfully contrived." for discretion ; you

to infuse such a copious portion are a married woman."

of her own poisonous jealousy “ Perhaps that very circum- into the bofom of Sir Paul, that stance may be a proof of my

in upon the arrival of Lord Mortidiscretion.”

mer, which was at this crisis an6. How so, Madam! I may nounced to him, he took a sudden venture to say my brother Sir determination to give him to unPaul was no unreasonable match derstand how necessary it was befor your Ladyship ; at least, I can come to his domestic happiness, witness some pains were employ that Lionel ihould be induced to ed on your part to obtain him.” discontinue his visits in his family.

“Well, my dear fifter,” repli Under these impreffions, and in ed Louisa with an affected non a very awkward ffate of mind, Sir chalance, “after so much pains: is Paul repaired to his library, where it not natural I should wish to re Lord Mortimer was expecting pose myself a little?”

66 Indis. him in a situation of no less embarcretion admits of no repofe; health, rassment, having conned over a honour, happiness are facrificed by speech for the purpose of introduce


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ing a proposal for an alliance be pride of the old Peer, who draw¿ween the families, and with a ing himself up with great dignity, view to found how Sir Paul might obseryed to Sir Paul, that for his itand affected towards a match be. fon Lionel he had this to say, that tween his son Lionel and Miss want of honour was never among Rachel.

his failings į nay, it was never to As soon as the first ceremo. be charged with impunity against nies were over, which were not any of his family, and that to prevery fpeedily dismissed; as both

vent any imputation of this sort parties were strict observers of the from being grounded upon his old rules of breeding, his Lord- for's afliduities to a certain lady, Thip began after his manner; to he had not fought this interview wind about by way of reconnoi- and explanation with his good tring his ground, and having com. friend and neighbour. posed his features with much grav.

This was so kind á lift to Sir ity and deliberation; began to open Paul's conception towards his fabis honourable trenches as follows: vourite point, that he immediately

" In very truth, Sir Paul, I pro- exclaimed, " I fee your Lordship teft. to you there are few things is not unapprised of what is too in life can gite me more pleasure conspicuous to be overlooked by than to find my for Lionel so as any body, who is familiar in this liduous in his visits to this family.'' house ; but as I know your LordThe Beronet, whole mind at this {hip is a man of the nicest honour moment was not capable of ad. in your own person, I should hold verting to any other idea but what myself essentially bound to you, if had reference to his own jealousy, you would prevail upon your son Rared with amazement at this un to adopt the like principles to expected address, and was stag- wards a certain lady under this gered how to reply to it ; at last, roof, and caution him to defift with much hesitation and in a tone from thofe affiduities, which you of ill-counterfeited raillery, he re- yourself have noticed, and which, plied, that he truly believed there to confess the truth to you,

I was one person in his family, to not be a witness to without very ihom Mr. Lionel's visits were great uneasiness and discontent.' particularly acceptable ; and as Upon these words the Peer this was a subject very near his started from his seat as nimbly as heart, day, that alone upon which age would permit him, and with the bonour and happiness of him great firmness replied, “Sir Paul and his family depended, he af- Testy, if this be your wish and fured his Lordship that it was desire, let me assure you, it shall with asidity he embraced the op- be mine also ; my son's portunity of coming to an expla- this family will never be repeated; nation, which he hoped would be set your heart at reft ; Lionel as confidential on his Lordship's Mortimer will give you and yours part, as it should be on his own. no further disturbance." There was something in the man. My Lord,” answered the ner of Sir Paul's delivery, as well Baronet, “I am penetrated with as in the matter of the speech it. the fenfe of your very honourable Self, which alarmed the hereditary proceedings, and the warmth with Еe



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