Group Title: Bahama argus
Title: The Bahama argus
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Title: The Bahama argus
Alternate Title: Argus
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: George Biggs
Place of Publication: Nassau, Bahama Islands, W.I.
Publication Date: December 17, 1831
Frequency: semiweekly
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Subject: Newspapers -- Bahamas   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: Bahamas
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 16, 1831)-
General Note: Latest issue consulted: vol. 5, no. 47 (Dec. 26, 1835)
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jaOe3E mBIess. Editor. SATURDAY, DECEuBR 17i, 18 f. VOL. I-VOi r

TILE BAl IIAM AARG US. destroy this sAamlful and suab s treaty entered We IVe th New ark daily ,Adawiser, s4 l
SwithA agland: this humiliating dd indecorda mint- THIRTEEN DAS LATER FROM FRANCE, ADb
rus'.in rI aeumS-wer.KLY IN NAISSA, 11. r. meIt, which, at the same timethat it has reduced to cipher
the public prosperity, has emad tihi Country a British EIGHT DAYS LATER FROM ENGLAND,
ibht Dollar per a nam--a advase. Colony, even after we have fred rnurlv from Spanish
hruldom. The previoustblodof her heroic sons, shed By the packet ship Sully, Captais FeB, we have e-
with pride on the scaffolds, and is the ld of battle, i ceived Pari papers to the lids of October. and Harr
detfence of her liberties anod her r1glh, calls loudly for the to the 12th, both incdiv.--te .ailed die 13Wh. Through
vindicatuin of justice, and for the utter obliteration of the hee papers we have London dates to the even of he
stain with which the Enicah prlead to sully the glories 8th of October, from which we learn the b of ie
that have passed to posterity, is indelible characters.- debate on the Reform Bill ia the HM of Lords. The
Consider attentively what Coluop was before, aad what question was taken at the siatg the 7t and th bill
it is now, in consequence of this ltety, which many com- was lost by a majority of 41. The vote stood, for th
POETRY. aider a sacred, eilAtr on anusa of their ifaeided bill, Lords pretest 19, prolis 30-158;--agiinstt
Sl fears, or because British itrigs, wricr syas eery bill, Lords present 150, proxies 49: 199. Mnjorit
I KNOW THOU HAST GONE. where, pretends that no alteratists uld be made in tb against 41.
I know thou hast gone the home of thy rest- particular point, on which i founded the continuation of An interesting debate ocrrrd at the sitti on w
ien why should my esul he o sad ? its monopoly, and the ruin of Colmbia. Our desert the question was taken. i whicit was o by L I
I know thou hat gone where the weary are bleas fields, famished population, and the shocking and mrian- Wynford, Lord Eldon, Lord Lyd Tensrden,
And the marmer looks up and is glad choly view ofpublic misery, whh artaund us, prove too and the Archbishop of Caaterbury, ma0 ippMred bie
Where love has put off. in the slnd of its birth, evidently, that adevouring veraml( i corroding the vitals Lord Cballlor, the Duke of Basses, dLoj G4 .
The stains it had gathered in this. four prosperity, and threate thedltal destruction of Lord Brougham made one of his laest efluts. s coar
Anl hope. tbe swees stoaer tht gladdens'd the earth, me, who were powerful esou! to repel the tyray of eluded in the follow emphatic manr :
Liss uleep mo the hea omof blis the mother country, but whoe Legislators were oa suf- Tis know, as ure as man is and hiu error
I knew the khat gone where thy forehead is nar'd iciently wary to rescue them from the sen which e leads to human disappointment, juMsice delayed, wdo
With thbeaty tat dweln thy enl, laidfor their goodfaith, when hey conented to a trel, postponed, must enhance the price of pece. (Lo u
Werethe lght of thy lovelies anoot be mamr'ed which ought not to subsist a a e momeai, unle we cheers). My Lords there is yet an awful coanlderatioucon-
Nor thy harhe adog hk from its all wish Colombia to be strid off wiegnominy and shame, nected with this subject. You ar Judges in the bighes
I knowh ra lead wheo the doI.o foh fro the catalogue of ation Court in the lst resort; and is tbhe frs office uf a judge
Thm tel d her tmemor don ot r orget, It is so notorious, that not sun a shadow of doubt can never to decide even the most trifing case witlIou lies *
A.eas froa m e only rerpat be entertainedom this head, that, toiher with the late ing every thing; but in thise.m, you are going le dec
political events, th treaty wil En~nd, is the cancer without a bearing; without a trial. My Lord. beware
Ia shy far away dwelling, wherever it be, which is consuming the social bedy, and that we can no of standing out on this acrud object. You ay -
I believe thou hat visions of mie. longer remain inifrent to n evil, which, when known. struck; you may put off the day; you may give a ite
Ad the loe that made all things a music to me a speedy and efictive remedy ab he applied. When dis porary lie to the boroughjobbr, and postponehe electing
I Y.a have not learnt to resign:.
la the hush of te night, in e waste of the sea, unfortunate treaty was concluded, Coluobia existed under franchise to the greatest towns of the rqln : but
Or alone with the breeze olhe hill, a very different form of govwrnment--uler a system* l Lords, that delay will have no effect in raisin the
I he ever a presence that whisper of thee, which has been dissolved by b unanimous consent and of this Holue, and in roncilisting the afections ofti -
And my spirit lies down and is IstI acclamation of d people. Tes central system has been pe of thi country. (llear, h .) I aclon eva~
e eye mus be dark tha o ng ha n dm abandoned, and, ano; comequentl,th Government itef, wOM except those who think that o form is mecesin' 4
iEe aeyn m be d that o lon has been di'd which this treaty was framed. tlwy alonW can give a consistent vote against is bll.
ult my hear t rs eerli. u of thee and thy bone. .Now that the conventlic f te States ha been named Ilear, hear. 1 I ra on you by t1li solemn apple, aJ
In m:my a token and sign for I. arrangement of public concerns-now that a fatal renmember, my Lords, I nm in the ame veuselas youelva.
I never look up with R vow to the sky, experience requires that we Ishuld look to tie goorl of lie I call on you-I entreat you-and on my beaded knees I
Hut a lght like thy beauty is there, itain, this,nthan, is ite time of taking this subject into implure you not to reject this Bill. (Cleer.)
Aad I hear a low murmur, like thin, in reply. c .isidoratioi. Lord Lyndhurst muade asloa, but animated reply. He
When I pees eat my spirit ,a prayer. We do unt whsi to dmatry 41al of nutal friend- clued hisnech is the Alteawig manis r.4r T people
And though like a mourner that tis, by a toIah, .hip, which unite us with Englnd, and other nations. in whom face and in whosa behalf they acted were a
I am wrapp'd in a manilr of carr. We ihve no obhjection to their continuing; but we oppose noble nd generous people, and if they swerved from their
Yt the grief of my buoion-h! call at not gloomn- thie cuiuaiusion of privileges, which ruin the natives, who duly from the ban motives of fear, tat people o d urs
Is not the black grief ul ileplr ;r. are tlu isipplort of the Government in moments ofdiatream, away from them with disgst and contempt: bM if thef
By sormw revealed u the i trs are iy night. and wioie welfare they must promote, without sajfrirn coiscientiously performed their duty, th people, although
Far lif fa hrigh vision appears that strangers and foreigners seld usurp that whick e- their decision might sot be agreeable to them, world be-
Aa. hp e. like the ranibow, a creaiure ofl ght, d y l Rgs to th. stow upon them their hearty approbation and applause.
I br, ke the rainbow. ri eThai 'iis a caution of vital importance, and if our Re- e (Chers.) This was the crisis of thrir fate. If they a o
-- I. iweventative, to whom welook for drres,neglect itl,lere tinidly abdicated their trust they would never ha able as
From the Jamaira Carrant. is ino doult that they will cause a great injury) to the coun- resume it. The rights and liberties of the people, logs-
STATE OF COLOMBIA. try, wliich,slnor.r or later willdike off the yoke of stran- their with their own properties and tles, would be tramp-
g-er--pernaps by violrelat rana ich we do not riks to led in the dus Their properties and tides they had re-
[COMMUNtATr.n.] eer dS.perately made us of; but rather that with the calm ceived a a tanr, and if they adured them to be disgraced
In the" Registro Olirial" if the 3d of Novmber. (Go- of prudence, measures of conciliation, may be adopted, in ithir hands, they wouldie degraded for ever. Perilous
vwarnent pier, in which are inserted all the ofcial com- which England Dnust appruve, if she desires to maintain as theirsiuation was, e felt that they stood upon a pin-
msaications,) we find the following document, giving us friendly intercourse with us, ad be consistent to the prio- nacle before te face of the world, and if they di theia
th feeling uf the actual administration, with respect to ciples of justice anil to the caims of a people, who cannot duty as became them, iley would receive tie approatmium
CaElaid, and thi Englishl residing still in Colombia. Be- see their approaching ruin with indifference, and will not of their own conscience, and the applause of an *alighten-
fens we read this communication, our readers should call muter any lnger die continmasui of the public calamities, ed and honourable community." The Noble and Learned
Smi d the sacrifices of blood and money, which we have of which tis treaty is the aill mu I" Lord concluded his speech amidst thandern of acdpe -*
msted to, in order to liberate dhe degraded bondmen After this lecture, whet m with an Entlish hean, us'.
very. The constancy with which our Government whoe feelings arent m d l the umoms pitL of indi- The result of thi great m u was eie d is de
ha*me and protected them, showing to the civilized nation The above lite L trlplatios will wine our Hosm of Lords without any namel es ic of feeling
wilts example of their recognition ald admmion, In er ome ide of the high er alent s of teM degrded m Idas moment. Whether that resuh ws expected at dtw
b oaluy of nations. The inmmase British Capitl Iberian s~rf-of their per eel ins, uad of their po- time, the question being on dU second rneding, we re e ot
tis is sill embarked in Country, 30,00,000of liticl principal, able to certain from the papers Whet ernmsw- lik-e
dlal, the amount of theloansoifamnaoulyalquandered by All this scurrilous inve against the treaty, eutred ly o be pred by he gvereamm, ia ms dWhy stmedanL
Stantder, Arrubles, Mantaya, and Ilurtdo, besides the into in 125, by the leader of the party now in power A prorogaumo of parliament was mlked of : waich, a -
ntaeof allth Comnmercialinterests,andfnancialor mining (Gen. Santander), with the British Government, aco dopltd, would probably lead to a dimlesi and the
spaeations, which are all carried oo by British Capitl, now with a bad grace, as the tin when they endeavoured creation of new Pea to ovepower the majority aga
isB me before Clish x. to secure the countenance and protefmlon of our gown- the bi, was also a subject of cMveratio. What wa
The read of U this, i the expulsion of all that re- nt i o freshly in ou recoledt. By that treaty, a ie- expected to be gained by the election of a f ew Hfes of
sed of our countryimen and foreigners, who had dhed reciprocity of rih waas sbliahed, and our merchants Commons we are aol able to perceive. The pobli bel-
ir bet blood in defence of liberty (when thee very permnied to wule in Colombia and receive dca signents ing was suficiently tried i ad provd a the let ad ai
een, Oband ,Caicedo, Ximienr, the Bishop of Bo- and transact their busiesin Pron; whereas now a few measure was carried in thea hoes by a large I
Py, were then siding with the Spaniards, against interested native in Bogota aid Carthaeena vainly expect, i very apparent that a considerable number f are
s Country), and the annullation of the Commercial that upon leaking the taty. these ronrgnmenets will be wanted to carry the Me e through die Hoe of Lords;
Trnty, entered into with Great Britain. eddreaed directly to them! Vain delusion! As our but we should sink the King at least w iu hsiess at *-
I is true, that we recognized Colombia when it was a countrymen will out be s bind to their iterests, ea to dupting sech a maure on s amn ccasioes, ne if Ie
lee, under the paternal goimeet of a tuly r coo e their capital into spchaeds. Indeed, nsch is te ae"stry were frm enough to risk it. It wobmd he
Sbut now that they have ided their deserted Cun- te of disorganization, misnie, and iniquity, that i and we cannot but believe it would he a dgerr*
yim thre or more factions-now that their rule are a carried on by a faction called Veternnos de la Liher. periment. If there is say value in the Hose of Prei,
M O euprincipled oullaws, waging war against every tad," composed of the rabbleof Canheena. that no con- e a branch of the Government, if ihe aresoratic pisieL
bt ea t-.iilty of repeated violations of justice, be- ede, oueht to be reposed inthem ; and when it is demon- pie is of any importance inh m Briish vstm, we am
ky, sad every feeling dear to the heart of man-mis- stated that power has fallen ino the hands of amumain ad scarcely coucemve of a more elfctual W ode of destroying
t, whose order of the day is assamination-who have public plunderers, we deem it our duty seriously to r- i es ue nce and weight of character. The mere ewercie
a their ingratitude to the pitch of murdering the rcimend to the Governmeat of (Aqat-Brilais, the e- of power in forming a numerical majority, bas ts leadesey
a of their libenies-the men who, by their taletsn, pediency of protecting our ihternesr, by an armed force, increasethe dinity of that body, or to adle te public
i' -courage, and sacrifices, brought their Country as ,tter revolution may b fatal to im, cancelling all our reset for theirepimeana id armionenit. It le e
raetn, the nrat Bolivar, and the gallant Sucre. Now debts with our blood. and'compl' the luin and demsrunion than turning rhe scale by throwing ies deaded w*igSm,
Stheu amn of ti danger are their leaders,* we can lave of our countrymen, who are now raiding in Colombi, exercise of a power which, ia th pLriculr aam, hbappa
adenb oof oilin ourselves, by comine into contact with under the faith of a treaty with they wish to disannul.- to be irresistible.
netcat of degenerated Spain. It beloves the Bri- It is an old anda teue saying, that Repullien are always Besides, when a changeof cirr-mstoanc d is lemec
iO eaament to take speedy meaouretfor protecting ungrateful, and it is now firl)y exemplified in the coduct shall occur, and in the course of heasn eents this my
etWest in dlit country. which the Republic of Colod.is wishe to adopt towards shaoly happen, which shd Iprodee a simi mr enne ny,
s ill Trastlated from the Spaniak. the country which bfrst called t into existence. the eame measure may he remouted to aa aedtler betch
h hhih timeur (:oloaiia to siake otf this ominom a of noblemen nmasy be made up. also for the "caio ; and
ded od yoke, that weighs sIo aheily uphn our national And that nn foreigner or Egllshman is, for one instase, in this wa', the business of curing majorities, not by
and agriculture-in uthlr words, that she should I sure of his hfe, reputation, or papery. reason, and conviction, and 1wiociple, but by power, may

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6mp Cawards Dtn avasnma dmautlnn of 6h
boa a a large majority hevig voted
(obnhe re shel ly i
mwsJ- a-red t lir lctle atkt ier. T'h
e imwaed INe eSam, wVil haven awned yt W
on docrL d1 aeir premast sl. Is Ih ba
k y mmany tas that 1 dul Frel w ua O reat
a, of 1gim aia, .and of he elective priciple,
r hl,. t 3li, g, pn tit of i odae. ai can
bar ad a sroag aricnratic inrueone is neessary
, knep in chci he democrats spirit, which han ebted
Srlnrg a fathold, and Pgiand ech a degree of idumw
h maal at large. It may bh seen is he courl of
pom aae thi great fundamental chang in their sym,
btm u.rasedln I people can bear, without producing
iemalons, and poIlMy aarchy.


t 6th inastnt, containing London dates to 11 10dh,
S iverpool to the lth, Paril to fie lIth, andavre to the
TI, of Octobr, i Clv-tinhe nClrk Europrrive d ls

ich, w ive in our paper of o-day. The latt news
nrevedd in the Unitd tslp when the Favourie left,ap-
Iklnrs to have been i hie private letter r Hime, the
Vlde oC clober, which welfrtd ia our lst nuhmer.
a im ority on Lnrd Ebrington's motion is tde Heo 1f
COsoMs, n Monday evening, wae l-, w 1 ia-
,"d or 140.

'* &*i e cy hde Governor directed extracts from
ciadmns, received from the Coliial olla, by
-' S epaiber pacKhe, to he publislhd in ib Royal
for general tlrstion; and accordingly,
Sly fr co luans of dthat watering paper, wete devoted
SOuerameat notices, as Wednesday last. These were
lNo. I-- astract from a dispatch from Lorn Viscount
Olderich; No. 2--e extract from the petition of certain
leheblte of thes Islanda, with the neaes of lth 27
erwea who A4nd it, and adm a letter from the Secretary
at the Celoay, to those persns; No. 3-. copy of thi
P e he( ee prraos of colour, residing is the Is.
Shd ofe Providence, with a lete, from the public
aetgry, similar to dat accompanying No. 2.
The extract from d espach of the Secretary for the
Cdeoi,approum of His Exclleecy's audioct, i di
srvlea the Hoam of Amembly, whe tey reftud to do
may businu with him ; and confirm the right of th
Euteiuve, to reiv dhe proceeding of the Slae Court
and t icterpos the Royal prerogative of paudenig, bwhe
*ech a mtp my b lhe a m ry. t
This is certainly no me then we anticipate
Iro a Ma jesy's Coloiai Secretay; at we sill ame
and wE mits b our point, o.ht,' as one ob
hmr a Nmm ame osephlb in thib Cort, His Majesty'
rWel a dm t e-N d to it. We are mpported b
de t sin ce the power of trying sive fur capie
Some- ma tokn- ame it Coe, a&er Overmo
Onr m Mr. P ih Emamiap, atmpMn in
erfo Aw di refh mMl i mm dm ofd the
Giving &ch pOer a Commaer.-iChif w
S -lr lil d6 lhe ml to eOWaI stam; ta
m se abe pp-- ad by de part of the CommniAn
of lld eriy, whoe n wr pMteme q competent
udgeof therest ofthe King'sl peregaive,--wichml
mat dmre is appeal bem tis Coaurs-mit-hei al
menia Jbre to reiimnon by hde Executive; and w
b im tL e mi L thaat a chma sahild he inrted in th
act. d udpower to the Goveror orCommader-l
Ca V Ceri i, i, h m rpo o pn i r M dof tdeM del
cabcy, and rmOmaedS tha it AiMrd memd.l
lr Y P u oe" N my be, whic
S Pgahl a nepmeatative of Hbi Majesy, I
Sr press* d Goverment outwardly to u.
pE prim nram1 d with t covert f their -
rn( bi ihe ane i r rto a the am tim-, pr
uly, a saheae sr pm hmnt for bis idhonetin: -
we ha e p t6 ighsmt dealt, that Skb Jams BaSyth
nee Pd arp vWr the amI ad we ho emeed,
he =m reep o his pary for bhi, dew rit
do#*@* m in hin hvoe .
We, ianhre, usmelnd in e se mam -
da B amibs ta he tm to themselves; to pesha i he
appeitlm tooppmlei and tyranny, t Ithey caonic
HIl Majesty's OWerCl s t, dtt at nappltin pa e.
Pt d helk l tle wpople, and that His Enxe4lcr
admihloradon b only mpported by a poor, mimeri
hirein pnry,- c lmod o"f men of so iandunr,-.am


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wit Lh4L-- ta6 Coloy.' We rFOP" 4 gAli algh tima. who wAL-ama ait of
wvwa snm lma(di k fall dia mating&- th lew&d r o th A i mma, until lqa^ 'g
dea, which hs ofl hoase w noechocm s; hbt embsoldon them tke a higer aim.
to ~ amrd manfully, d elect s to reprnoe I y, pR nobe irrel t to add, thatd ,
t d Houa e of Asmbly, who ref-ue the ta of too w oe of the colurd men who ~uand i
oppoaidou to Sir Jame Carmihael Smyth. Let them that able document-the coloured petition; aiged,
b do this, a their dhniplailifua meet with attention; mal have ten, by every
and th ject so eagprly ought for, and ardently wished Mongrel, cur. beah, or hound,
by ., anamly-the ~remuoval of the present Governor- ^ And whelp of low degree,"
m namO lyal --e re.modl the sekent GovernorM giving, as a reason, and a just one, we think, that h a
We hll a croch p the p f seet tion in liCe wa of No humble a nature, as to make asei
voted to ooraslve, noar elu the patience of our red- feece in any thing of a political nature. perfectly adg
vted by uexpsing the fahesi l and lirepreoentationad character, and inconsistent with his trust interest
en, by esposing the fasiMs-ds *Id nmirepreaentations
with which nOemorial of the twenty seven. teems; AN HONEST MAN '8 THE NOBLEST WOIRK0
but shall lave the aothon of them to the sting of their GOD."
own guilty conciences, and to view with what feelings Since the commoncermet of our Editorial duties, ,
dmy y, the eating monument to their disbonour have o very many occasion been obliged to aesr,
Tshee, which tlhy have raised not only upon acts of mirgovernment, on the part of it
The flowing i, a fur as or koowledg goe, a correct Eacellency b James CarmichuP Smyth, but it ho- a
statement of the omber of ece bldes, pesioner, been our painful task to expoe to public contempt. a,
government contractors, alaveoolers, and other who duct of his, alike derogatory to the exalted statig wUI
signed this infamoudocemat he holds i this colony, and to his character as as ag
O iIce bolder, Wem s J d i A. dit.:-Let and a gentleman. With ll hi discrepancis, however
Kerr, William HlSe J. J. Forba, B. J. Lightbourn, both public and private, we really never did ticip,
Jame Ari rhou Rgby, Jas Malcolm, that we should have to record in our coam, &a imno,
Joh Malcolm, John McDnld, Samuel Nesbitt, Jobh of a truly dihononrable a nature, a it now i a ou,
fHepAhn, C. I Nesbitt, John Pinder, John Irving, Jam lot t unfold. But to our tle.
Wlker, Wiler Bethel, Water Lightbourn, J. A. Bode, Major Nicoll, it will be remembered, after haig bis
()o of wbom pmom many alae and 7 do not laced under an arrest, in consequence of a fracias bie
wn ase. hliniself and the governor'ss champion and pot compa i
Slave holder, without offe:-Joseph Ihnter, B. S. Jmice Sandnilhnd, at the Naval Ball, on the 3d d
Lightbuorn, sen. Robert Buder,' Edward Butler, Norman November last, was on Saturday, the 5th, released ; but a
Butler, George Canplejohn,t-(6),-but posessing no the same tfme,ordcred to embark on the following Mo.
influence in the loilCy. l:y for Jamaica, there to report hinumlf to the Adjuant
Pmo-ewithooat-ny propmry in the Colony :-Thoas general In hurrying the Major away, the G(vernomed
Pinder, Jamea Blckand St. George Deans-(.) a two-fold object in view. In the first place, the Maja
The,the, are the men prtendlng to express the wish- would be unable to collect stiniony to the true ue it of
of theb whoof the inlabitant ofthoe Islands, rendered his case, an his Excellency be thus ensbkld to lay aeen.
as ontemptib by tbeir fshood., u by ir nymbera. poart statement before tie military authorities in Janmics
R Bought by a Clon lry in the Militia, and boosted of by for which purpose, an affidavit front, Sandilands lad anal-
His Excellency, u having bee raised b bib to the rank ufa ly Iern obtained. And in tle second place, the removed
ung me the o of Robert Butler. of Major Nirolls would prevent any proictlinS frh
Since left he Coluon being iistiiuted against Snndilands, in order to bring his
Sto justice for hi violation of the law. This a bitraryv a
A al hisble colourid man of tim ane of MdMauh-g oppresive conduct of the governor's towprds an old ud
Sto, hvbing detected an i-prenice of him In the act of dnesrving officer, was reurobated throughout ti- i-b
robbing him, and having had ause to check him frequent- town; and steps were very speelily resorted e, Is tl
Sly, upon previous occasion, for similar delin|uencies, re- purpose of defeating, if possible, his vindictive iustetinm
solved to punish him sv4rely for a propensity, which, if The Major lad contacted debts in the tows, whir,
allowed to sttain maturity Iilh his increasing years, would upon this suddlen emergency, le was unable i liquidhlr,
certainly lead him to ligb licial elertlion. During die without a ruinous sacrifice of his prolwrty. Surh a sun-
operation of castigation, the pprentice made, in his own (ice, however, his creditors would never hale Idesiiedl; ad
defence, very lood me of his lungs-no much o, a to Iead he been about quitting lhe colony, under an) uobr
Sdraw Mr. John Walker, Ordnance Storekeeper, to the circumstances, they never would have attm,)1ted to dleis
spot, who immediately directed a constable in attendance, hin.-('ircumstancn, nevertheless, alrtr ra-es. MNs)
i to take both McNaughton and apprentice to guol; and it Nicolls was now die victim of lyrannty-ouplulionu se
is much to be regretted that he (McN.) refused to go, as driving him froO our ahores-ruin might be tLe rewm-
he would have been afforded an opportunity of punishing quence, ald, with every honorable intention I~ mret i
legally, a steal dracete of Sir J. C. Smyth, and hypo- engagemenim, invincile neresity might prevent iln. Hie
t critical preacher of philanthropic doclines, the moa re- crediorn., iterrfore, determined to try the strength at l
s mote from his own price. Mr. Walkerls amturaly civil, against tie military law ; aod, accordiniel, a baibil
Skind behaviour toewa f h dome tic and nemiest con- writ was bsued against lin., m the suit of one of tha
d neion a life, is e eruemely notsu a to make creditors, and on the Monday being, while a his was
r emment oa emr part aperdmm ; except i ao far as our to embark, be wa arrested. A report having beeno m
- wonder and amtmis8men y go, that he doe not plack to the (;overnol, by the Major, of his situation and ca
w dt am outat of owa eye, the better to se me one i queua inability to obey the order for emlauikalin,
Shis broer's. Sapient Chief became fwiouu ; aad it was e sei
I Upo tIl morning ahqut to the occurrence already doubtful, whether the Major would not be nscued by l
a motied, McNeaghtoa was summoned before he Police tary force. This, however, being a dangerous erpai
o Magins Jobs Irving, ad J. J. Forbes, Esquires. meant, even for the mighty James, the &dpeOy Prout
. Abbei neitber do number f our Island physical is at Marshal (the principal being conaoed to his bed by illMr)
e Akcisnt, tr the miliry aff completely vacant, a was at lait crnmanded to stnend at the Government hlo.0
e very 1tig tool wau faomWd a mrgcon of the navy, who where, being ehered into the august presence of or
Declared At'was a puaihsnt 8o severe, as to exceed ruler, he wa interrogated by him, as to the fans *f tL
r- say thing knam or wimard by him in the service ;" ars, amour of tie debt,and a towhedherthere serras
J- sad a promiiig O of ypocrama fwh i a od other wilts aint the Major. excep the onem qin *-il:
,lim(, t tad ad fed'm tf/, coincided that it was "very to the latter query, the officer could, of rntnrt, aor'
SIw." The defAinean t for die aideSt relenidprnc- or.iy so far as his ki ledge went, as the Provmat Morsd
h ig in the colony, ore who ha long been employed has several bailiffto whadwrita are often delivrred,*ni
aboet the varionu public departments, and had full opior- out reference to any other officer. To make the sw
i- usiy of acquiring a knewslge of the quantity of pemish- sre, the Prohonorary was then sent for, and Ilis Esi"
m received, fe the marks of violence reminiag, lency having, after sorm delay, mitflied himeIf that tlhe
d whedeI ared, that "kwas amih floging,uchashm. aehol. was only the one writ against the Major, underlook to dt
a mmrwow d m radily gi a stubborn rhool-boy ;" and Deputy Provost Manhal, to be responsible to him fo e
V oof the military surgimossupported hisamerion,de. amunt-upoe the faith of which undertaking, a disrhar
do daring that tb military puaaimets of e imeat brifi from ihe action was given to Major Nicoll., by tht olffr'
kind, wen mne, beyond cperios, if compared with We min here remark that this tran.ction was wholly wil-
to I wimeaud to, bf the marks upon the apprentice in mt the privily r consent of Major Nicoll., and was nr"'ly
1qu* ,1I0o by the Governor for ftie purpoae of forcing bhin L
Let a compare the navl, with the military murpe's of te colony in furdthernce of whih oliject, fresr"
i lpinia r a compare thedoniciliry visit ofMr. Walk- den were issued for his immediate enimbrkLtion. accO"'
Ser, with tie r a nisaed by a Goverror's hireling., prior lpnied with directions to lth commander of thie rv'Sl O
t, I the reptasntlatle ( of thll house ,f Asmemlly; and w ar, (on board of which he was ordered to rnitl,) hot,
shl se that wee a again p be annoyed b the insidious aftr he was oce on board, should any bhot altemttP





t /ir 'o made meu of to keep ler of. Be. Atui)rn Guo'neml; and dho by the dleof din po-
in- the irder for hi embarkation could b i r- nounel s hvin ver na tm rl ey: y r by i tme byA e k K
e ec v, severl other writ were launched forth, aed smiesly perIeverMCae, redlres wu at Is attained. I fa, mo Mi Cbrleto
d ~Je again sIcoe in le bands of lme myr- will apply to our case, a part of a peech lately mude in At Gnree Tuedle I
o m te law. the Jaruica House of Awssembly, by an able member TIb by James Bey
I fuah attack won too much for His Ecellency. tht Iloue, Mr. Lvncll,-" Our watclh-rd at ur l M Mb Elsmboeh B
ought not to be cuarciiuesua, but resis ; an if our At Oree Turtle Ke
e.y were evidently determined to give him a uleuorials,-our petitiono, ar of no avail, then we maut ML4. Jm Bema
dt he power of the civil law-the strong arnl make choice of men, who have both ability and firuen Md a 'y Kmp.
sklb dty extended between him and the object of his carry our resolutions to the foot of ti Throne, and AL j, gSa
..., ta Ihere was no telliorg how many writs were in emand redeuss,-demand our right." lFncs R1a e
S ene to allow the r two dy re to The counter petition, as it is called, whigl appeared ia
,ns .o allow the MaH two days nor to the Royal e1atte of yesterday, issated to be an extract, PABI
Sillaad'iirs, a the expiration of which period, how- only. l he* been informed, that a lmle.m, whom In the schoonr
S(t(he M major) was still in custody, and o remained eigntures to II, was asked what was te purport of e Robert Wier, Equir
Se days leger, when he was released on bail, but eniaining pert of this lying pdIiot HI s n r ---
rdely alferwards bound over to appear as pro- pro tly was I do not know, for I neer rad it." I BY HENRY
firmly believe, that if the majority of dh persons who
aains Randiland., at the ensuing January Court. signed it, were also asked the sne qesia, and would a On M
kde business rested until tle return ilay of the boeestly answer a the goeatleau above eatimged, dtnt AT
h se the Major, living arranged the demands the nie reply would begiven. At
hbi, with the exceplin of the debt for which he It will be superfluou in ume, Mr. Editor, to make any
fIrst Arrieted, the several actions were, with thdi elaborate remarks on this counter peitin: a discening Suple no
l sd d ald intelligent community wil proparidy apnlate its Rice, Guina
L, dicontinued; but that debt remainine unatis- merits, and will determine most justly, as to d pinios Bur"er, Lard,
il tUtorney who lad issued tie writ, applied to the ltat ought to be entertained of die tweuny men individlrA Candles, Por
I libr tlhe ainunt of debt and costs, or for an assign- who figure away at the bottom. I will, Mnevethele, take White Flam
of the bail bondl-upon which, he was infornmed, thua ts liberty of introducing To Trug woU (we rqir Irish Bed-se
il n, i further knowledge of dam) tham coalspiou clsmacte. Fancy Ilindh
hail loed lad been take, the Major having nen dis- T number who lave signed, is twenty .-Fourt Holland Gin,
hy the Depuly Marshil on the failt of his Excel- are persons either holding appointmeni pensions, or in Crackers, &
py the Governor's verbal undertaking to pay the amount ime employment of Government. Aother is an old, TO
fike debt, &r., lult tImt dt undertaking lid not yet been infirm, blind man, and in his dotage ; the piety and filial 0 Boxes Cuba
erermed. The Attorney tlen Infnrmad die Marshal, tiat duty f whose son (holding not only appoinmnstc u-
16 the f.in, whout ay, 1 i der the Crown, but the Colonlalsppontant aiso of clerk Wine in cask
sh' the oney wnas forthconing, without delay, Ie to the Commissioners of Correspondace,) signed, as I per, Iron, Ri
lild commences o action against himn for an escape. In have heard, either his name for him, or guided his hand. Terms-CASH.
sequence of thi thel:, it was though advisable by Another ham been locking out for die loaves and fihe ; Deceniber 17th.
i Deputy (tie person who weld eventually be the nuf- and"' a' length, has secured the folner, a contractor to BY JOH
r, if an action was brnoglht) to refreshen Ilis Excel- furn'"h His Majesty' 'l'roolP with welded Another has
icy's nniory Uni tl. subject of lte promise ; but ln! i been lately appointed preacher and teacher to the chosen On Mend
's muory tfa s t of prie but as vourites of our Commander-in-Clhid and the saint- AT
pwdible as it emay appear-Sir Jnames Carmichael Simyrh, tip sable inhabitants of tihe delectable village of Car- At 1
uernet of time United Kinedom, a Major General in niichael. I now sincerely regret a bring into observation,
IL Service, a representative of Mlajesty itself, was an old and a respectable inhabitant,of those islends-a Fresh Superf
dlid to every fieling of lion,)r--u callous to the die- gentleman fOr whom I entertain a sincere regard-and Butter, Lard
of con n hnery- to i*itat, wither le into wliose hands, from some new contemplated ar- Dry Goods,
Sorr mraog .eonns, ltm reins of tlis (Governmont may one day
l keep) that word whicl lee lead voluntarily pledged, 1jl1-1I sle*,,d rejoice if it weret t-morrow. I lave 10 kegs Gunpow
ilpmn lite faitn of whicle, tie De-puty M.larsisal had made -carrel) 4uuili, that alien this petition shall prusebt itself' December 17th
Iif leklly re.pontible for a min1 of nmonev of no in- btlhle hid;, in his present doniestic regrimentl, tha lee will BY HENRY
midrnble uninonolt to hlinm., lt whlirh, wh.n larcel in tI. si"cerely regret be ever aw it; and I cannot but believe,
aieahe ainount to hin oa wich, w placed in ia from the opinionshe hs frequency aid publicly expressed, O Ta.d
f aia t ti e honour uof .leudeuoan, would be but rs rpespcting tp osere of r r, of i UeJt G e AI a So .
Lb is b balance. that ame r- o- rAt the Stan 9C F. a
lIjor Nicollt was in the Ileand-lii body nniigJt, ltere- take an advantage of him.--lere d re nineteen out ef
I, be taken. Iis (th (;oerrnor's) promise lead been the te""ny seven, absolutely koldi situations, or im the
ri.va cnoniinal one--I,. wa.ihll ake legal advice upon pOy of tIhe Goerrarent. Two ortfue of tlhrenainmler. 6 Hlogheads cl
S. a. w te i whoin it will be unnecessary for me Io particularize, are Maleira, Te
hiert., &g,. &c. &c. ,Surl were tll pitiful excuses resalctalle, and I regard tllien. The residue I hll nei- Cognac Bran
mh by the Governor, to avoid the perl'rinance of hi. liter w ale paper nor ink, by noticing. Choice Cordi
prm, but fear of exposure rcomellledh him, at length, to Sell:-intelnrt ,i in my opinion,too predominant a pamion I Nutmeg and
ihfal, in liononr, he was bound to do. in Iu)* hunian breast. It as doubtless operated upon the London, Whi
Th plainliff in i rigincl action, was delrrmined to conduct of perhaps, several whose naueos are to the pe- BSop, Shingli
e plainti i i original action, was determined t tiole, fir let it er be forgotten, that be hehigh, or be I case fine Sh
ptred aminst dhe Marshal,and his Alttorney hld, in fart, he lo|," ee must andi shall support Ili Majesty's Govern- 1 ditto Nuns' T
vme arel proceriliner M ejor Niceoll, on the other mennt here; to liha said our very excellent Governor, in 3 trunks edy
hel, had ixpren'sl hlis determination not so lay one shlil- one of hir proclannution making humoiiirs.-I conceive it Brnodclotls,
lard ef dae l:n.L--stlang lin st it was the only mode lell ti be unnecessary to mIake any coinnents upon the pe-
, shewi his idiignation at what he considered tition if the frmee wple of rolour,-tle objec they have 2 blue Dinner
Sn view is natural; it proceeds, front a deire, that is equally Trrm,--thre M<
i, a the part of tle Governor, towards him. The rooted in the heart of the white, as well as in that of tle quired.
ra wouM, tlhrerl;,r, have iravelled before a jury, and Ilis civilized black : but let me, a friend, tell them, that December 17th.
Eirban.y well knew that thern his conduct would appear that object will be more readily and securely attained, by
a 4rm m nelrs, arnd that t Mre his emmditionuale huonility, and a proper coesibpation of their situatins in CHR IST C
S al. ad n i Ii society, than by an insolent andaaquential desnour,
""id beiRd by more witneI tha one ! I The which has been very generally ad i, smin of their 9U
"lad a Oc an exposure induced lia to be honest after class. AVINGO fed
'6 eIght days, and the money as, on Wednesday The Mumber of *sintur (tdib m odn d el e ) ba pr hrel of
,pid. said to have been muxed o t i petite, excitd i bne Lhilling do wei
h ., dm s risd m o o e surprise. To the best of my recollection of tie last lib. us. By
sim dout surprised many of our readers wo census, taking the most enlarged view of it, nou moa dmn
tof this dishonourlile transaction, hat we did one hundred andfifty adults would, I believe, have been Vanra Rooe 6(I
Simlistey take notice of it; and we feel it necessary posibly found. The remainder then mmut have been
le,, tdt it did not escape our observation, but know- composed of the savage Africn-for saage he is ill,
h character of Hli, Excellency as well a we do, though liberatedfrom his indemnure-and theAmerica Ne- A ia
Sv s n .n s i te' roes lately robbed fromsome citieasof the United Slae. Saddle.
motives innuncled un in waiting till lhe expirn- Byv refnrencetoJ. J. Forbesndistioctandcorrectaccnat Pr PCe
i lioellowrcd by th pitrils Attorney,for the might, perhaps, be obtained; he, it bad been report, odtlrs, e
Sdohe llonVe, that no comment of our's upon had saved Quamina, Quishy, and Cadjee, the treble of December 17h.
Sre lfeay's conduct might he the means of prevent- signing their names, themslvea- This man hs lately me- TO RI
'prforeManc of his proise, and tlrelhv entailing a quiredl menituationu0deroverniment in Duminiquw--f"or r sd o
S. P what Certainly not from an Amor Pamlri, nor from an For Ii
niid. ki upon ll I|)IHpuy Proveot MlrsL ineresfl felt in tbewelfureiad properity of hiscountrymen. o t
If rirhes are to be ar(cuirel only by a sacrifice of honour,
Nasa m, 15ISl December, 1831. oh may I continue to breathe in humble, but yet rrpec- Decenm er 104L.
T' the Editor of the Balhasa Argos. ed poverty! AGRICOLA.
] E itoe--Tlr political character of the saily Fam 'kTreta Carwr. otlerr I. T N H
".' d,t"flathle, h, habes, fuhelly e ngnownd and t WAR BETWEEN CIIINA AND GREAT BRITAIN. by Mr.
hr "ofsu I ha eeinise l seoe IWe learn from Captain Caldwell. of the bna Osprayn aived convene
P h.b s he. been expected, and therefore n" here on .unlay. that the Eas:l Ind Companys Bloop of attack,
s Gate. created, that any aret of our Pry war Co or. mvedlat St. HlChena. ltth Sepremher. with di- ttac e ed,
,rm nMr tending to delrecite and render putche. for England, announcing that the Lnglish F lctories s extive y.
T OJeB properly, and tinrebv the more easily at Canton hdl been broken up hy ihe Chinrr. the servants bhve bes lamely
hde i en lly conlemplatedl ouject-Emnra ipation- attached mo the Fiacories had their heads taken off. the like- of the fence have
~~~" dan, Ad meet with the unrquivo a a.ro. "ns of King George tnrn down al trampled under foot. the
Shis Loahip and the fntic crew w regi.latree, in front of the Frmerines tore up. &,. All commerce A tract of Land
ad control l ps clings. berweee the Eagish and Chinese eeaed after loth August. a It is divided
e which may turn t inlar to the ne which and the British ships had all left Marea. wer. otbe in lte
i cmay turn u miar to the one which vrhouid a War betwenw the emperor of China and the King the vlr into iB
i eam g wth Lord lathurt, the then (Co- of Great Brilao grEw out of the roe s anguinmry proceed- n o or h
S ,etary, ia on flei eve of coiimmincin. Petiiouns ang,. it may seriously affect hr teltr ie f this runtry, with pod on se or
ao- .I.6"pached, conmplaining of ler infringepn *nt of i (Clona. am the Hlriti. wllId loubtlle bkoc e the port of r 1h.
0 rights, ,s well as for the renmotal of thb Culon and cut off its trade. I Sp bar 1th.


ey, A.e, de T ao, en- ten

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7.Abaco, on Thermby. NMoes*= 0h
mae.
y. Abao, heol g,. Nmvm a40
, Esquis, J. P. Mr. Joh Cay, b
7, Abe, an Thabdmy, Dealmn d.
, Eqirs, J. P. PM. Timoty Kby,

IENGER ARRIVED.
Favorite, Clarke, f'r MoUi:-
e.
I GREENSLADE & CO.

'pm55S, 191& bau.
ins rTMse moua, a
Will be @old
ir, in whole ad halt harvbu
Cor,
Potoes, 4
k, Peas,
el, Negro Blakets,
eating,
,erchiefs,
c. Ar.
CLOSE SALES-
Segars,
ALSO-
s, Pitch in brrels, Anchor, old ObnI
going, and a LAUNCH.


NSON & SAUNDERS.

ay Vnzt, tlh 19th istael,
Tlle TVaNUV n, ous,
.0 0'leIk A. a.
Will be Sold.
ine Flour, Sugar, Tobacco,
, Sop, Rice, Corn, Oas,
&A.
ALBO-
dor.

SGREENSLADE & CO.

SOeng, the WAth bmasi.
rnr, Esquire, in Bhialey Sea,
SQb a a
IO OdA. EL
Withlou Resern. *
oice Madeura Wine,
nerifi and Port, in bottle,
ly, is lots to suit purchasers,
ala, Loaf Sugir,
SBlack Pepper,
ie Lead, N s' fool O,
eg Nails, and Spikes,
ea,
'hred,
made Clothing wantedd)
Crockery
W1I
etsi, &c. kc. Ac.
tbh's Crdit on giving ecariy itr


CHURCH PARISH
t neaar
tie asine of asnse a*fte lt d
perim Flow, Ordered. thm d
gh11e. 1m ., ad "d ipmy Lasf
order oe thVe Va.
DAVID SPENC Vetry Clark.
h, December, 181.
TO BE SOLD.
odMme B ddb Hoer, BrisH aml
The Ilorse oa wi is bhra. and
ctly ge.ik. Price $18. Fw part-
iquir at dthis oe.

ENT,-A buidfully rter irp
ndiea loe ini ti Eas Dinari.
, or adr iaftmalrioa. l
ELIZABETH 8HEEH., .


FOeR ALS.
mme and Pmniesm pasn e~pi
Pokier. The Hos is ray nd
t, with large Kichen and l
chair home and mustel for u
id end pm piece. Thb Out11p
roughly repaired, and th i mn pMt
een Oewe put u.

miated at dt Vilhg, ge.s mS
by the vilelp-rd bst LM sh
erected by me rw mad hadibg I
lue hillroe4 Thi l radwihdi-
re lots. Aq l LL to
JOIN W. MILLEt.











.r W rOLAND. Ie
T. 'iafm o U.twhai6 LWba m a ca a
= be dr Pefa ram a r c.am% = bF
bady fISiOD dd-fr teu ua ern hoeing
UId d l artim aeanl easIed at she Ansarisa
i They ae .lafrt apr utly sothe saie mre
SIEpaear d lKas, who, i iid, mailfesta dapo
,pget tlo the with p muTh werhy as might have baee
red, if at eslpctd. It wil probably b know. her
mag whaler his Imperial majesty foelsay ras
as saydhe Em op F.Oue powers for the courm
r.aor the feeline they have exhibited, sinew d wm t
up ry spirit broke out on the continent
The Gand Duke Michael is to succeed his brother
'Conalaia as Governor of Poland.
CONSTANTINOPLE
AccWsts frem Touirphin, whither dl Franks ied afl
the destruction of Pera, ay that up to the 3d of October
as ocaurcrd almoa every day; and ta the uuhans were
spateby om. Hay of thil wi n Impreased into
a earry, and lhr pay ma bn edamd. Fourteem of
the principal Uieras Irae ben anmt" to pray for rin,"
whih am indream d to hI a dismmi al hom ower under

8PAIN.
It til reported that it is designed to afianre the Duke
of Bnedeema to O yung princes Elisabeth of Spain.
A Camp of 10ul Omen, it is Iated, i to be formed at
NMarbea.
ALGIERS.
-spomAr tS.-N-Marmp who is eadeavoring toraise
the baytiek of Oran lamrweto, has written to Nlians
and Madesh, to annooce the arrival of troops from Mlo-
.s, aand Ivit lhe to earh with dim.
TUNIS.
litten fr m Naples my, thai the King of Frane and
the Bey f Tuni agreed, hy treaty, on ai tih Augtnl
L IN O, a t etap or permit privtenrine again n rca
of war. Tb tsatrantrnient hail hen mlode Ielween
Sthe king of the two Nicili.s and the Rev of Tunis.
The Pope hasrecsived an amlbsador from Don Miguel.
NRrIl.HII'M.
The aairn of rhe Nitherli re w rtil nnleeritlrl : hil al
del itarne rl was shnntly esperltd to I.e rounludled helween
H.lland d Drellaum. andier the mediauon of the Minister
ef th Gr Peowern Lednmo.
HOLLAND.
It I antsd al e aenrh lett froee the Emperor
lmchaeola to the Piee of (Ornne. to woam i was sent with
d e ata s tohe astsanti of the Cuar upON the sajier of the
elaeita rebellion; sad it saaM also he stated that the letter
in p or to e wrerip at St. Petersblrh of the nucs of
tang Wrsaw."
POWRTCRIPT.
thi d'&> latr J. l l a. d 21w. Ageps laterfirve
ENGLAi4 IN AlKRE 4T STATi OF EXcfITpMP.NT.
or er n rcollrrc. Mr. lileda. racrhrJ thn cily at a ve
'btmhour ro "runiln, ha. ing bldod the pakel ship Svi-
Jvam &ma o('aps. Allyn, which sailed from liverpool on
S he I Illh i't. by l e lr I a per in pormin el oar a lular
Yaes of the I lth. and Landoa eatrian to Masday the luth,
Pre Creane. and IJoyd' lJes. all incusive.
The greatest pasiileenciement priailed throuhout the
hkigdlo ia coeouaneO of the lsfeat of the Arem f ll. In
Ladon, iverpool end other great ritis, btuiness w nearly
at a s ual. It nM geal lly belied l the Kig's Minn.i
a will t milgn. but ltha a oiber f se Peers will be made.
Meeting ae calleJ is aN the mar towns. and the p.per
are dr".ed in moeusig oa n a tna a he in ealligence.
Up o ihe lateIt baor tl dh been so disorders runhy of
-aic.

The following om aamientoe. coanained in the Jamnle
.Ca d lasik alL. we dem worthy of repetiom, and
,i r, gives i a plee to ear .l.-. ad. b .
-Di at Mane De."
Eavee..-a aA tmm a dai plnot. too me ow.
m a isa n a mt o mes a o h i andm a ofa
of ma ed Cal-leais al wea an to p" p ai w I
Pa isha l habe a d i WaI am the t oloat dao a
Nal-., h dudta n f maid tihe power ao the
Enne Gemma5 I t nsma, the Mother Comtry
sm imest ta ma at thae a taso dk rgu d asee
vimI. :t mo Ilgl, we hIsm moeotofewIifnhei
> so!. wBla SoJintga a kgd resa tr'o.. Our
Caleaml Asse y i depndeL mi relation to the a-
Sof the Burisa Parliamens. s was th Ptmeamn of
Ihap as the L aism.-The Engalsh House of Cosne
ha as mae rith to lherede with ar property, wimhoul the
emaha of wa AsimbIly Ckhales the Task.eC Prme.e
wia laad liby a pt ra. aer is a hw of afomsa.
a n v Iati f haw. aught o e b A ol rn d. d-a
oasme sha h I dnema .1i lasBeshe M .. ma
bn,. mea m sademce, sheeMi lu
sL mmry i Win M r hand m eem an. Js
w'o wIl- f he the conseqinm K fr. wow yer,
Seal m h I "wsj m o.me Isn .talen or a-.




e ,dhwws -~a of 1 si ad a m a tha three
a e m eMtO m o f m e a m wno d eater
po --"-is a- 4-th IM ofl me aa.M

o aaman daPsasiesn of her pU blic l a aiad
Ilmpeaolies of the Unitmd Ba es:all ia romf gie.
dm a by 'mem-eI .' las Nr. mep Cana.
slaed a, wheh ptaiZ a,. poor ma. from ganing as
mtnmaig a e!" M as reeitees whatever haippes, ath
eI rein bah ** mars we ow ame.
I wil mppsm the Bi iash Government sand moagh to em-


f new" is the lnid
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November 8, 1t.
OLD LITERATURE.
Taugts m Vis-s Sjed*, b Mr. Pop.
Patly is He made- of many, fur the gai of a
There never was ay party, faction, seet, or cabal wh-
sever, is whiah the ae ignorant were not the mt vi-
lent; fora bee is am a helier animal than & blockhead.
However, sdcl intnet m ase necessary to politicians;
ad perhaps is mey e with states as with clock, wbiah
mI have some da weight hanging at ths to help aid
regulate the motion f the her and orwe aeful pag.
To endeavour to work apo tihe vulgar with fine ame,
is like attempting to hw blocks with a raor. Fine mese
and esalyd n anel a alf so meful as common seni:
there are forty men of wit to o ne an of sense: and he
that wil carry nothag about him but gold, will be every
day at a han for wat of readier change.
Learning is like msety, one of the mast powerful and
excellent ling in the world in skilful bands: in unskilful,
the moat mischievous.
The icest consithedo of government are often like
Ithe Aee pieces of dck-work : which depending on so
ay motion, a moe abon ject to be it of
enaw.

staadiag.
Modesty, if it were t be recommended for moving els,
ths were enough, that d preending to little, leaves a mn
a eae; wheares hotibeg reqairem perpetual labour to
appear what he i amL If we have snae, modesty best
prom is to others: if we hove none, it beat hides our want
of it.
It is not so much the being exempt from faults, as the
having overcome them, thk is ns advantage to s : it being
aith the folliesof the abLd, a with the weeds of a field,
which, if destroyed and conumed upon the place of their
birth, enrich and improve it more, than if none had paer
sprung tiere.
To parduo those absurdities in ourselves, which we can-
no suiler in others, is neither better not surue than to be
more willing to be fuol ourselves, than to have others so.
A man should never be ashamed to own be has been in
the wrong, which i t uying, in other words, that lie is
wiser b day than be was yesterday.
Our pausions ar like convulsive fits, which tough they
make us stronger for the tine, leave us weaker ever after.
To be angry, is to revenge the fault of othrle upen our-
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*ev4.e a n e* eon hi errsp Who does him
a injury; for he ha it then in his power to make hinuelf
superior to tie ohir, by forgiving it.
To relieve the oppmmna, as the moas glorious act a man
i capable uf ; it isa ome measure doing the business of
God and Providece.
Superstition is he spleen of the soul.
Athrist put o a false courage and alacrity in the midst
of their darknel and apprehensions: like children, who,
whoe they goin h edark, will sing for fear.
An Athest is but a mad, ridiculous derider of piety,
but a hypocrite nakes a sober jest of Gol and religion.
He fds it easier to be upon his knees, dian to rise to do a
good action; like as impudent debtor, who goes every day
and talks familiarly to ii creditor, without ever paying
what he owes.
What Tully aysf war, may be applied t diputing;
it should be always e managed to remember, that the only
end of it i peace: but gearally true disputants are like
true n ear thair whole delight is in the puamit; and
a dismasnt ao am 1Fa se tru thd tha the sportaunm
for se hate.
The Scripam t. dis pts, is like an epea town
is time of war, which serves indifferently the occasions of
b&h partake I enra a oeof i frlthe preaitturn, and
tha rr na i it to *e aect coaer tode the ame.
Sa as aren alllaerving apon others, are like those
who ar alwaysabroad at other mean's bhos, reforming
vr thing there, while their own run to ruin.
We b ma grow virtuoua ia their old age, they oaly
mbak a 1cniI stood of the del's leaving.
Wh we am yamg, we a slavishly mpna d in pro-
eurinog aoething wha by we may live comfortably when
we g ew ; ad when we are old, we perceive it is too
h e liKe a we proposed.
People are samablid, if one langhs at what they call
a serious iag. 8uppose I wee to have my head cut off
-mraew, and all she world dae talking of is to-day, yet
why a sig I ale gh sI thinks L what a budle is there about

Ti g nrai advansa I know of bestbont ght a wit
by ti wWd rld m a is giva ooe the greater freedom of
playsag doeid.
We ought ia bomeiy, ao moe to desape a man for
due msfortuna of the mind, dthn for those of tm body,
wa dahey are sack an he cannot help. Were hi ihe-
reaIly raidered, we should an mote loegh at na for
having his braia cracked, than for having his head broke.
A ma of wit is not incapable of busione, bu above it.
A sprightly, generous hore is able to carry a pek-.mddle
as i as an am, bet e is too good to be put to the drud-

Wherwer I d a gret deal of gratiade in a poor
aI, oake it far grand dre would be a mMec gmae-
ay if he were rich mn.
Flm of rhetoric, in nermons and serine diemaBm,
ar like the blue and red flower in corn, pleasing to them
who come only for anmamen, but prejudicial to him who
would reap to profit


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wblds h be lealkem L t
H whe telho Hba e L s notme heo
muderaLes; for he am b forced to in
to mintala that M.e.
OiinI advice , many times, aly the
in a foolish thing one's lif, unde, pretsa ."
another from doing one.
It i with followers at court a with l
read, who first hspatter those that go
tread on thair heels.
False happiness in like false mone ; it H
a well au the true, and serves ome erdm-
but when it i brought to the touch, we find
and alloy, and feel the los.
Dastardly men are like sorry horse, qo i
spirit and mettle enough left to be luischiev
Some people will never learn any thing, k
because they understand every thing too seas
A person who is too voice an obervr of dla
the crowd, like one who s too curious in
bour of the be, will aoten e stung for his ca
A men of business ny ulk of philuoophy, a
has none may practise it.
These are some solitary wretches, whotemts
the rest of mankind, only u Eve left Adai;
the devil in private.
The vanity of human lif is like 0 river, c
ia way, and yet costanly coming oe.
I seldom e a oble building, or any ohe
magnificence ad pomp, but I think, ibo Ge is
ntisfy the ambition, or to fill the is, atof
soul
It isa certain truth, that a man is vso ,
little imp upon, s among people ofh tb
i cots far more double to be admitted or conmi
dompeny than in good; a the former hre l
standing to be employed, so they have mown v* 1
pleased; and to keep a ol constantly is gal
with himself, and with others, is no very eay a
The difference between what is commonly cal
nary company and good company, is only hesriaig
things aid in a little room or in a large aloes,
table or at great tables, before two candles,
sconces.
It is with narrow-souled people as with on
bottles: the less they have in them die more i
make in pouring it out.
Many men have been capable of doing a who
more, a running thing, but very few a pgnerum th~
Since it is reasonable to doubt most thing., r dil
mostof ll doubt that reason of ours, which wrold-n
strate all things.
To buy books, as some do who umake sea a
only because idKy were published by an emaiser pa
is much as if a man should buy dolhm that ie It
only because they were made by some fmnnous tl.
It is as offensive to speak wit in a fol's ronwpit,al
would be ill manners to whisper in it; he is displesid
both for the same reason, because he is ignorant of ti
mid.
False critics rail at false wits, as quacks and imr
are still cautioning us to bewareof count rfrits, udr
other cheats only to make more way for their ow.
Old men for the most part are like old chromidta
give you dull but true accounts of time past, Iad arm a
knowing only on that score.
There should be, methinks, as little merit is hw,
woman for her beauty, as in loving a man fur hi p
rity; both being equally subject to change.
We should manage oar thoughts in compmi w
work, as shepherds do their towers in making i gal
firt select he choicest, and thee dispose tlhe is it -
proper places, where they give a lustre to each *r.
As handasme children are oe adishonour loo
ed father than ogly oner, became unlike hirssf; prt
thought, owned by a plglary, iiag him mad
than his own ill ones.
When a poor thief appears in rich garmeats, f
ditlrly know they are none of hi own.
Human brutes, like other beasts, find snanres sla
in the provisions of life, and are allured by their --
to their dearoction.
The moat ave e mn ae the moat endaliei
they mot believe themselves, and advise muet
false flatter, and worst enemy, their own self-kn
(Get your enemies to read your works, in order In
them ; for your friend is so much your second A
will dge too like you.
Women m Iaosn a they do ards; dey *
them awhile, and when they have got all they can ht
throw them away, can for new ones, and them pr*IaP
by the new ones all that they got by the old oMe
A man who admires a fine woman, haes vet ao 5
son to wish himself ar husband, than one wh i
the Hesperin fnit, wold have had to wish b
diom that kept it.
He who marries a wife, became he anot als"
atlaly, is much like a mae, who, finding a few
in his body, resolves to wear a perpetual blister.
Married people, for being so closely united, a" h'
aper to part: as knots, the harder they ar pe" I
the onet.
SA family is but too often a commonwealth of 5o lt
what we call the charities and ties of affiniy, p
many separate and clabin intrust: the tn wrs
dath of the father; die youage brother that O
der, the elder repine at the sisters' portion: who
them marry, there are ew divisions and animn i0tic"
but natural and reasonable to expect an this, 'e 5
fanwv no comfort but in a family.
Men al e grateful in the same degree dtht thry
entfal.




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