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fome green, i
When genial spring commands the sap O'er his low cot à generous Maple to rise,
spread Then let the auger of the larger size Her ample sbiade, her sap its tenants fed; India the wound; the inserted tebe The annual as the deep incision made, convey
Corroding froits upon her fibres prey'd, The silver current to the cleanly tray. Till rudely ask'd her yearly boon to pay, My muse forbids the-liberal tree to Few drops remain'd to weep her sad mar,
decay, And wrests the ax that deals the dead. While all the forest smiles in bliche
ly scar. Oft have I seen the child with fad abuse A fading foliage marks its injur'd queen, of teeth, by nature given for other O'er ber fhorn boughs the red brealt use,
figlis its grief, To eager forth the food that cheers its And sings a dirge to every falling leaf. heart,
One fatal night arose the ruthless storm; Wound thofe fair orbs, that streams of That stripp'd each leaf, and wreath'd life impart,
her comely form; Nor (carcely blam'd the vengeful hand Revenge no longer able to forego, that rose,
She falls like Sampson on her heedless To teach due caution by untimely foe; blows;
He, wife, and offspring meet their And whilom, once, as rural tales re- mournful doom, late,
And find beneath the wreck, one cox. A hapless rustic shar'd feverer fate;
mon tomb! **0*10**00000**OKO
INVOCATION TO HEALTH. NYMPH YMPH of the rosy cheek, and Join'd in, the dance, and rais*d their
syren strain : So fought when absent--fo neglected Say-wilt thou longthy füppliant's nigh;
fide attend, Daughter of Temprance, crown'd with Soothe his fwoln heart, and prove his deathless flowers
bosom friend ? From crystal floods, and amaranthine And when that hour fhall come for bow'rs,
come it must! 0, doubly welcome! O'er chis languid When thau shalt late furrender up thy frame
trust; Thy influence pour, and rouse the vi- Dire& his aims, and point his wearied tal flame;
eyes, Bid the flow pulse to brisker measures to better worlds, and manfions in the beat,
skies : And the glad spirits re-assume their seat, Refign'd, obedient to great nature's law, As 'in the morn of life--ah, blissful Reluctant then thy foft kind hand morn!
withdraw; When bloom'd the role of joy with- Then gently lay him on the lap of out its thorn :
earth, When youth and hope, with all their To wait the warning voice, that wakes smiling train,
time's second birth. !
* L IN ES Supposed to be written by Mr. Pope, and found among bis Papers, after his Deatár
in bis own band-writing. Argyle, his praiso when SouRGYLE, his praiso when Sou- My lord, consider what you do! thcrue wrote,
(thought; He'll lose his pains and verses toe; First struck out this, and then that For if these praises fit not you, Said this was flattery, that a fault; They'll fit no man alive.
How could your bard contrive?
VIENNA, FEB. 3: counsels ; who has done more yet than T is announced, with certainty, that render his countrymen free, who has the Emperor Paul has yielded to the rendered them happy.. requisitions of Suwarrow; which has Oh Legillators! feel you not your confequently for the fourth time change fouls fwell at these illustrious recolleced the destination of the Russian af. tions, which, by a privilege worthy to my. The latter has ordered the res be envied, are connected with nothing turn of his troops to the Rhine. to be regretted, and create none but
'The Cabinet of Vienna have, for sweet and elevated emotions? Do you the fecond time, rejected the pacific not desire that this tribune, where we overtures of Buonaparte.
are forbidden to mix our voices in le
gislative discussions, should at least serve PARIS, FEB. 7.
to shew the impression of our gratiA folemn commemoration of Wash- tude, of our veneration, of our unan ington's death was made the order of imous forrow? Do you not feel the the day, for the Consular guard and necessity of joining our portion of fuall the troops of the republic. The neral praise to that which all free peoFirst Consul ordered, that black crape, ple will address to the manes of the for ten days, should be suspended on magnanimous Washington ; and which all the standards and flags of the Re
we owe him still more particularly, we; public.
among whom the electric example of
the American revolution, sowed the LEGISLATIVE BÔDY. first feeds of the desire of independa
13 PLUVOISE, FEB. 2. ence? He moved, that the President In speaking of Gen. Washington, Fe- fhould, on the 28th Frimaire (the anlix Faulcon faid,
niversary of the day of the General's This is not the moment to retrace in death) make a speech in honour of the this hall all that that great man has
Hero whose loss every one deplores. done for the freedom of America; the The Consular guard, at Paris, confifts number and importance of his warlike of 3600 men, fome better than common exploits; the generous inspiration with soldiers ; probably a little dignified, by which he animated the French whọ guarding the Architect of a thing, thać fought under him; and the sublime act fo well guards the rights and priviby which he did eternal honour to his leges of that order of men. Murat is memory, when, after having contribu- commander of the guard, and Madame ted so much to give freedom to his Buonaparte's son captain of the guides. country, he laid down voluntarily the fupreme power to hide his glory in the
STRATSBURGH, FEB. 15. obscurity of private life.
Conje&ure rumours å prospect of Malice and mean jealoufy have at- peace ; but another campaign, with tempted to spread a deadly venom over redoubled zeal, carnage, and destrucfo great a life; but their perfidious in. tion, is almost certain. finuations are lost in the universal suf- The Austrian army is quitting its frages of his grateful fellow-patriots, cantonments, to proceed to the bank and of all the freemen in the universe. of the Rhine and the Necker. Late
Yet he is no more--the hero whole London papers declare the Austrians eulogium affords pleasure to great in complete readiness to open the camminds ; who has doubly merited the paign, and that the French are by ng civic palm, both as a warrior and as a means unprepared. citizen ; who combined every virtue Hoftilities between Ruffia and Prufe with every talent; who, after having sia are in embryo, and will undoubtedbegun and supported the revolution by ly hatch during the approaching bør his abilities, his valour and virtue, weather. The armies of the latter are knew how to terminate it by his modo increasing, and about proceeding to eration, as well as the wisdom of his Poland li
Gen. Kray, who is now at Vienna, On the 19th, the CONSULs were in is daily expected to leave that place ftalled, with great pomp, in their places for the Rhine. He will command the at the Thuilleries. Buonaparte's coach army which is to be opposed to the was drawn by fix white horses, which left winig, and will ad independently were presented him by the Emperor of Prince Charles, who is to oppose of Germany, on the conclusion of the Morcau in Switzerland.
treaty of Campo Formio. The sword
he wore was also a gift of the EmpeThe Union of Ireland with Great- ror's, on the fame occafion. Britain is completely established, and Gen. Duniourier has paid his reits opponents fairly subdued. The face fpects to Louis XVIII. at Mittau. tion appears to subside, and a rational The orators at London and Paris and happy acquiescence, it is hoped, have taken opportunities in very subwill succeed.
lime and eloquent terms, to eulogize
the life and virtues of our late political PARIS, FEB. 23. Father. Buonaparte has ordered his Mr. Murray, the American Envoy, parue to be ereded among those of the with Mr. M*Cartney, his fecretary, philosophers, orators, and heroes of als are in this city.
cient and modern times.
SENATE of the UNITED STATES. apprised of his danger by his superior
officers. WM. Duane, editor of the Auro- The resolution of Mr. Livingston, ra, published at Philadelphia, was calle respecting Robbins alias Nas, has cauf ed on to appear at the bar of the Sen- ed very lengthy and interesting debates : ate, for publishing a libel against cer- it is rejected. tain members of the fame, in violation Congress will rise the second week of the conftitutional privileges of that in May ; after which the seat of body. The day of trial being fet, he Government and all the public offices was let to bail for his appearance. By are to be removed to city Washington. advice of his counsel, A. T. Dallas, and Thomas Cooper, of his appearance made default : he addressed himself by letter to the President of the Senate, inclosing MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES. the letters he had from his intended
PHILADELPHIA, April 19. counsel; the result we have not heard. Yesterday William Cooper was ar
Several ads have been enacted, but raigned at the har of the Circuit Court few, however, of general moment. of the United States, in this city, upon
an indictment of the Grand Inquest of HOUSE of REPRESENTATIVES. the United States, for a seditious libel
A resolution has passed both Houses against the President, and other execof Congress, exprellive of the gallant utive officers of the United States: and heroic conduct of Commodore To the indiament the defendant filed Truxton, in his engagement with the his plea of Not Guilty. After receiving
Vengeance, a French frigate of 54 cvery indulgence from the court, in the eguns. A gold medal was ordered to preparation of his defence, the prisoner be struck and presented to Capt. Trux- thought proper to dispense with eviton, descriptive of the action, which dence, and justify himself, by an arguenrolls his naine on the pages of Amer- ment of three hours length. He has ican prowess. The House unanimouf- since been called and permitted to al ly applauded the firmness of midship- lege any thing in extenuation of his man Jarvis, who intrepidly preferred offence, but he conscious chose to be death to the desertion of his post, tho' filent. He is sentenced to pay a fine
of 400 dollars, to endure fix months im- have formed themselves into a society, perisonment, and to enter into bonds for called The Thespian Society, for the pure his good behaviour for one year, him- pose of improving themselves in the acself in the sum of 1000 dollars, and two complishing art of theatrical speaking. turetics of 500 dollars each.
Their first effay convinced a very nu
merous and genteel audience of their The frigate President, of 44 guns, has dramatic taste, their impressive and jubeen launched at New-York, said to be dicious manner of acting, and happy a complete model of naval architecture. conception of character.
Who says At the same place the frigate New- we must import Thespian excellence, York, of 38 guns, built by the mer- or do without it? chants of that city, for the purpose of loaning her to Government. Capt. IS THE MAN A GIANT ? Robinson is appointed to her command. A pair of fhoes was made a few Our little navy grows with our growth; days ago, in this city, by Mr. William and may it soon, like the American Ea- Gruin, in Chressen's Alley, between gle, rise triumphant and say to the Fifth and Sixth Streets, for a man in world, “ We will be free."
the Jersey; the size of which is so ar
tonithing, that we communicate their Capt. Tryon, of the ship Connecti. dimensions to the public incredible cut, has gallantly followed the exam- as it may appear, the fact is to be reliple of Truxton, and successfully dis- ed on, that the mcasurement of one! persed and taken many of the piratic shoe is as follows:
Inches. free-booters of the Terrible Republic. The length of the shoe
length of the hind quarter 13Ě The Secretary of State has received length of the vamp the following Proclamation of the King length of the heel
6 of Spain, from the American Conful width of the fole
64 at Cadiz.
width of the heel
length of the vamp over the BLOCKADE OF GIBRALTAR.
12€ HIS Catholic Majesty, desirous of circumference over the initep 20 lessening as far as possible the injuries circumference lengthways 44 resulting to the Nation by the shame- N. B. In one of these shoes, two ful trade carried on by many of his fizeable men put all four of their feet, subjects with the garrison of Gibraltar and did not fill it; nevertheless, it is by means of neutral vessels, and avail- fupposed that the shoes will be rather ing himself of the right of making re- tight on the man's feet for whom they prilals on the enemies of his crown, are made. The price of making them who have declared the ports of Cadiz was fix dollars. We are told that the and St. Lucar in a state of Blockade :- man has no disease in his feet, but they His Majesty is therefore pleased to or- are of their natural fize; and that he der, that from this day, the garrifon of is an adive, smart man, of prodigious : Gibraltar shall be considered as block- bulk. It is in contemplation to proaded, and that in consequence thereof cure a pair of his old shoes for the Mun all neutral vessels bound to that port feum, if he will agree to it. fhall be considered as lawful prizes..
Published for the information and government of this city and neighbourhood. Cadiz, Feb. 28, 1800.
New-YORK, April 26.
Capt. Strangman, of the Swedish Appointment by Autbority.
schooner Ophelia, 17 days from AnCHARLES W. Bird, Efq. is appoint- guilla, informs, that he faw the action ed Secretary of the cerritory of the between the United States brig Eagle, United States, N. W. of the Ohio. Capt. Campbell, and the French priva
teer the Conqueror of Egypt. The Thespian.
Frenchman was eaptured, and carried A number of the inost respectable into St. Kitts. - It was reported, that young gentlemen, of Philadelphia, Capt. Campbell was shot in the a Aion.
BOSTON, APlik, 1800,
N this town, Mr. Johọ Clarke At Springfield, Rev. Henry Howard, merchant, to Miss Hep- Augustus Rowland, of Windsor, zibah Clarke Swan, eldest daugh- (Conn.) to Mifs Frances Bliss. ter of James Swan, Efq.
At Somerset, (Maff.) Doctor Mr. John O. Watts, of Port- Thomas Danforth, of Boston, to land, to Miss Nabby Cheney, of Miss Elizabeth S. Bowers, daughthis town.
ter of the late Jerathmiel Bowers, By the Rev. Dr. Stillman, Efq. Mr. Edmund Ranger, to Mrs. At Roxbury, by the Rev. Mr, Elizabeth Clarke.
Porter, Capt. Benjamin Rich, to, By the Rev. Mr. Baldwin, Mifs Susannah Heathe daughter Capt. Reuben Carver, to Mrs. of Mr, Samuel Heath, of that Sarah Kelfa.
place. Mr. Charles Clement, to Miss At Nantucket, Mr. George Dolly Quincy.
Whippy, to Miss Eunice Coleman. By the Rev., Dr. Thatcher, Mr. Daniel Jones, to Miss Mr. Daniel Benjamin, to Miss Lydia Swain. Elizabeth Cheefman.
Mr. Peter Ray, to Miss Silva At Salem, Mr. Thomas But- Raymond. man, to Miss Polly. Symonds.
In the South Friends' MeetingAt Worcester, Mr. Luke Gray, ing-House, Mr. Thomas Marshall, to Miss Julette Marshall.
to Miss Lydia Gardner. Mr. Daniel Greenleaf, printer, Mr. Robert Coffin, to Miss to Mis Mary Chamberlain. Mary Coffin.
DEATHS. In this town, Mr. Aaron Rum- Miss Betsey Weld, aged 202 rill, in the 65th year of his age. daughter of Mr. Benjamin Weld,
Mrs. Rebecca Gair, widow of Deputy-Collector of the Customs. the late Rev. Thomas Gair, aged Greatly lamented, Mrs. Mary 44 years.
Morse, aged 33, the amiable and Mrs. Abigail Baker, aged 77. virtuous confort of Doctor EliaMr. John Seager, aged 30:
kim Morse. It is but justice to Mr. William Crocker, aged 53. say, he possessed an amiable and Master Charles Reyere, aged 13, pleafing difpofition and deportson of Mr. P. Revere, jup.
ment; exemplary in her domestic Mrs. Mary Eyres, aged 87, concerns; a pleasing companion, Miss Lydia Welch, daughter and a tender mother. Her ficka of Capt. Hezek. Welch, aged 23. pess was of long duration, attend - Mr. Thomas Richardson, rope- ed with much pain and distress, maker, aged 33:
which she bore with great fortiMr. James Dunlap, merchant, tude, and exemplified the Chrifaged 34
tian religion with patience and