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FOR THE EMERALD.

A SONG.

For the Emerald., Most cordially sympathize.

For no cosmetic can restore,
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Nor philtre's necromantive power,

To faded cheeks the roses' charms, THE DROVE AND THE HUMMINGBIRD.

Or lovers to your anxious arms.
How many placid things we meet, With grief reciprocal 1 view
Puff'd up with prudery and conceit! Your plaints, and mutually rue
Vain fops bedeck'd with gold and glare, The woeful late-repented things
Inflated, like balloons, with air ; That foolish affectation brings ;
Coxcombs who think to build a name, With you lament, that fate unfair,
Bu arts which men of sense disclaim. Should make it your unhappy share,

What human patience can behold, To bring, (and yet reinain alive,)
Those gentry of superior mould, Nu increase to the social live.
Who with a salicy flippant air,

( To be continued.)
Flirt round about from fair to fair,
Balanc'd on self-admiring wings.;
But whose peculiar nature brings,
(On other's labour taught to thrive)
No increase to the social bive?

Should they at friendship's offers flout, | The harmony of verse never comes with At beauty, peradventure, pout ;

such congeniality to the mind as when At serious converse madly prate,

employed to express the sentiments of 'Tis so like reasoning, which they hate, virtue. In the following little song Within my mind 1 minute down,

some man of affection claims to be Each character a surlv drone.

considered the poet of the heart. Should they, too vain of every plumes With silly, jackdaw pride, assume The feathers Ladies throw away ; Let others boast the treach'rous art That is, in humbler style, to say:

The needless fair to move ; Put on each little female air,

I bear no ha se licentious heart, That Ladies deem disgrace to wear, But most sincerely love. What inward merit can exempt.

Let passion's wild impetuous beat Such Scriginers from.contempt.

Their throbbing bosoms fire, Were it my destiny to hear,

Be mine the mild and genial heat Some military spark declare

Awaked by chaste desire !
His bold atchievements done in wars,

I will not praise thy sparkling eyes,
Yet shew no honourable scars ;
Beliere me tho’ I should despise

Though there the graces dwell i

Nor will I sing with fond surprizo
To tell the man of strength he lies,
Yet shrewdly would my heart suspect,

Thy bounding bosum's swell.
The weakness of his intellect.

A cheek, a lip, may others gain, Should some declining damsel rise,

Whom sense alone invites ; Narrating conquests of her eyes ;

But short their joy allied to pain, Should she with conscious glory tell

And vain their best delights. How many bleeding victims fell ; Be mine to gaze upon thy face, Whose sungs made vocal every grove

And matchless beauty find,
Am I compellid to be in love ?

Nor there to mark one lovely grace
No. But I might, mayhap, maintain, Unstampt upon thy mind.
That eyes which boasted thousands Oh! can you nurse injurious fear
slain,

And cold suspicion know !
And ne'er reserved a single ghost, Let Love dispel the gelid tear
Were the best things her head could With his own gen'rous glow!
boast.

No fabled pow'rs will I attest,
I pity those who're left to moan, That suits a man who feigns ;
Thus roses and their lovers flown. Can his but be an honest breast
Sweet maids ! with you my tearful eyes, Where your frank virtue reigns!

EDRIC AND BERTHA.

Let foolish men in labour's mine Divine 117 geia! touch my favourite Honour or wealth purs'te,

shain The happy husband's armis be mine With thy pure wand, and give him My only treasure you.

health again. Unenvied, Lux’ry's lavish board, O pour salubrious streams thro' erity Cold Grandeur's heartless life,

vein

[train. The bloody Warrior's impious sword,

To chase disease, and all her balefil The Statesman's crooker strife! Again bis rapture-beaming eye shall As Shepherds on a sex-beat shore

roll,

{sou View Sailors tempt their fate,

Inspre delight, and cheer my drooping We'll hear ambition's tempest roar,

Thus to his woes, who holds in magic. And pity them their statc.

chain My captive heart, in sympathy I turn: With sic' 'ning anguish doubly feel bis pain,

(urn;

And seem in fancy bending o'er his Young Edric liv'd in days of old ;

But then again restored to rest, To war the gallant youth was bred ;

No pains his frame annoy, None in the fight were found more bold The faithful magnet in my breast, None milder when the foe had fied.

Tho' trembling, points to joy. Love, too, within his breast found place, Can dull Indifference, with leaden eve,

Fair Bertha own'd a mutual flame ; Impart, O Sympathy, a bliss like War call'd him from her fond embrace,

thine ? To search for death, or glorious fame To her for ever lost the mutual sigh

Which misery can to happiness reA distant country Edric sought;

fine. Bertha remaineil, a prey to woe ; Then hail, sweet Sympathy! tbou Bravely the youthful warrior fought,

cherish'd guest, And dealt destrucion on the foe.

Who giv'st an edge to Grief, to Joy : But Fate decreed ! and Edric fell!

zest ;

[ (part, His nation's glory, and its pride! From me, I know, thou never wilt de. When Bertha heard--sad tale to tell, But make thy warm abode within my She nam'd her Edric, drooped ! and heart. died !

MARRIAGES.- At Portland, Mr. Ja

cob Poland, to Miss Patty Chaddle.STANZA:

At Salem, Mr. Stephen Ward, to Miss

Abigail Foster. Now recedes the waneing moon,

In this town, Mr. Joseph Blood, to Cheqëring o'er the trembling grove, Miss Susan Jeffers ; Mr. Simon Wil. Night's serene and starry moon

kinson, to Miss Betsey Pook ; Mr. Decks the cot of her I love.

George Kuhn, ju:1. to Miss Nancy Wi. Now each Aow'rets Emerald stem ser, of Canton ; Mr. Grindley Harris,

Bends beneath the tears of Night, to Miss Lilly White.. Now each blossom boasts a gem

DEATHS.--At Malden, Mrs. RebecShedding soften'd rays of light. ca Sigourney, widow of Mr. Daniel S. Ilumin'd now the mould'ring tow'r,

late of Boston, aged 88,-At Charles. The distant spire, the ti oplied tomb, WW2, Nr: George Calder, aged 70.The wat’ry glacie, the woodvinc bow'r, At St. Pierres, (Mart.) 11th Nov. Mr. And foliaged forests deepest glown

William Barreli, aged 30, son of the

To Thlouvre B. of this town. With "lips of glue" now Silunce signs

in this town, Mr. Philip Perkins See Night in silver mantie drest,

aged 29; Mrs. Nancy Willis, wife o! Io peerless splendor walk the pla: 5,

Mr. Charles W.; Master Nathanie While list’ning Echo sinks to rest.

Breiver, aged 5 years and 6 months, son :£ D. Nathaniel B.; Mrs. Jane Si eridan, aged 60; Master Williain

1. Caines, : red 7. HAIL, ht-ey'd Goddess of the cheerful micn,

Pusto?, ( Mass) Published With rosy lip, and balcyon look serene, BY BELCHER & ABMSTRONG.

SONNET.....SPMPATHY.

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ORIGINAL PAPERS.

FOR THE EMERALD.

TO THE WANDERER.

Who can pursue his long journey without baiting on the road? It is

requisite sometimes to bring the THE WANDERER,

great mind” down to a level with

little things ; to sport with the idle, No. 63.

to laugh with the gay, to leave the Dulce est desipere.

cares of life and the business of the times outside of the door, and to

enter with a heart of levity the cirYir,

cle of rational amusements. THERE is no greater folly than al

LAVINIA knows this, and puts it ways to be wise. A man whose stately in practice-She is in no danger of disposition or inflexible mind never being taken for a book-worm; and bends to the common pleasures of as for being liable to a censure for society, who finds no amusement in gravity, she knows not what gravity the levities of a social evening, no means--She is all life, humour, vigratification in the unreserved fa- vacity, spirit-She dances at evmiliarity of fire-side conversation, i ery ball

, sees every dew play, is at or cannot enter with some degree the loo-party or whist table while of spirit into the trifling chit-chat of any one will keep her companya ball-room, may be thought abroad

She pleases wherever sbe appears. in the world to be a very knowing The gentlemen are delighted with gentleman ; but I always look upon

her pleasant and vivacious manners, him deficient in the better part of and she makes the ladies good nawisdom, and rank him in the scale tured in spite of themselves. of mental utility but little above an LAVINIA was a reigning toast beideot.

fore the mothers of several of the Accommodation is the great se- young fair, who are just beginning cret of happiness, and as much a to figure in life, were married ; but duty as a pleasure when it demands though some say she must die a the sacrifice of no moral sentiment. maid, not being at home long enough Very little wisdom therefore is dis- to be courted, and others that her covered in a separation from com- wild dissipation injures her bloom mon principles and received forms; and impairs her health ; and some but the reserve of those who look again, that her disposition is not at the pleasures of life with a cross now so equable as it was within their eye, is not the effect of superior in- recollection ; yet I do not believe telligence, but an affectation that is the censures of envy; and when a intended to conceal the weakness of| woman talks disrespectfully of a gen. the mind. Who can bear the la- tleman's favourite, I commonly debours without the relaxation of life? Auct more than half for scandal.

SOL II.

But it must be confessed, notwith- and the spirit of the one drew tostanding, that Lavinia carries her gether a crowd of beaux, ambitious arrangements of pleasure farther of pleasing, and rewarded by a than prudence would direct. In the smile ; but they were mere butterball-room, most admirers are com- flies' on the rose, that sipped its monly gained by the gayest and sweets for a moment, and leit-it-for pleasantest companion ; but he who the next flower that bloomed.seeks at the assembly for a wife, The other, without those personal makes a bad bargain if he gets one. charms that commanded attention, He is pretly much on a par with a had that, affability and sweetness of man who would eat a lark for its manners, which when once they at. singing." There are othier circum- tracted the eyes always retained the stances to be considered: She who heart. Aurelia has been for sereral is found only in the throng, has no years the mistress of a family ; and opportunity of discovering hor do those little miniatures of love that mestic talents ; and she who is nev. are growing up around her, will be er seen in the companies of fusivion, taught their mother's correctnesscannot evince her powers for elegant neither on one hand to be general life. It is the union of business and devotees to pleasnre, nor on the pleasure, that shows in full force other entirely to neglect its allare, the abilities of the mind and its ca- ments ; not to pretend a superiori. pability of affording perpetual de- ty over its charms; a mind alore light ; and, that frivolity which its reach, but to mingle with the makes pleasure the object and busi- would, to adopt its manners air foi. ness of life, or that reserved system low its directions, remembering al. which affects to consider business ways that there is a superior object not merely, a necessary occupation, of attention, and that dissipation but the best and only pleasure, is a may be lawfully indulged only when Acception which must one day, be it does not interfere with reason, discovered,

AURELIA united the manners of fasilion with the habits of domestic

For the Emerald. jitec She was not so frivolous as to neglect useful acquirements, nor so

Mi8876. Iditors, deep a studentas to pass over the ac The following. Cross Readings have complishments and manyers of elc been discovered in several late papers. gant fashion-She was not too volaw They are submitted to your disposal, tile to learn the interior economy af

F. a household, nor too much occupieel Thirty pipes cogriac brandywith these avocations to mingle in For four or five gentlemen of the thie gaiety of fashion and the plea- Court. sures of the day. Not devoted !on. Many articles of foreign intellitirely to-cither, she divided propor- gence-were unfortunately consumtionally. her time among all Ated by the fire home, you saw the correctness and Upland cotton For the young prudence of her domestic establish- ladies academy. ment, anel abroad. the charms of a Wanted to purchase, any quanti· refined' education and the accom- ty: of honesty, integrity and other plished mamers of the lady. She odd articles-for Michigan bills. entered the beau monde at the same Losty supposed to be stolen Fire time with Lavinia. The beauty I mües ofthe NewburyportsTurnpike,

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of learning before the discovery of The senate yesterday by yeas and were brought forth at various times

printing. The greater part of these nays-took a few boxis of Hamil- from tlie dust of monastic libraries ; ton's worm destroying lozenges. and it was especially from the twelfth

An act to suspend the operation to the fifteenth centuries, that copies ofany quantity of distilled spirits. less rare, and commenced the revival

of the works of the ancients became To be sold by the package or sin- of letters. For a long time after, the gle piece-pétitions for Turnpikes, learned used owly the Latin language, Însurance companies and other no people being yet sufficiently confi. wholesale articles.

dent of the powers of their own tongue Several laries of distinguished -f genius. Poetry alone, more enter

to think it capable of conveying works fashion-will be sold by public auc- prising, had hazarded in the moderu tion to the highest bidder.

tongue's some rude efforts, which re. Taken by execution. The new sembled the lisping of children. Two representatives to congress. persons, indeed, before the art of print

A wet nurse wanted for the ben- ing was known had the happy fortune efit of Harvard-college.

to produce in their native idiom works

'which tended to render their language The southern mail-establishment durable. These were Dante and Pehas been indicted for disorderlyiltrarch ; and it was Italy that had the conduct.

glory of their birth'; which proves that The theatre during the season,

the Italian is that among the modern 'has-lost its main-stays and been in languages which was the earliest in

eriltivation, and that haly as the counTery: beaky condition.

try in Europe which-la-tinies of barba The third subscription assemblyrism still preserved most of genids

and contained many articles of 'no a taste for letters. Bocase accomplishsalue, except to the owner.

ed' that for the Italian prose Which Pe. A man was lately detected in

tráreh bad for its poetry. To the

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of a natural recital Booaceadded amarpreaching to a large congregation. I'prising purity of diction, Flaith many

years after niade nim, it may ibe said, the cutemporary of the most esteemed

authors of Italy. And this is an advana PRETCH of the 1918 TORV of liteka" tage which the best writers of France TURE Én' E Orope

from the age of av- and England, before their native lanCUSTOS-to that of LOUIS XIV. By'* guages were fixed, have not enjoyed : DE LA HARPE.

while the excellence of their genius has (Continued from 'p. 30.) snatched their works from oblivion, it In the midst of this degrading state of could not preserve their language from things, to whom do we oive the obliga - growing obsolete. tion of preserving at least the dispersed The iniddle of the fifteenth century materials wlich served in the result to was the memorable epoch of the inven. re-construct 'the edifice of human tion of the art of printing, which mul. knowledge! History will answer for tiplying with such astonishing facility Us, it is to the clergy. They only had the images of thought, has established still some tincture of learning i and from one end of the earth to the otlter hence it was that the name of clerk be a constant and rapid intercourse of rea. came synonimous with that of a 'scho- son and talents. It permits the man lar, and was bestowed even upon all who thinks, to communicate in the sante those who could read, that 'acquisition inoment with all who read. being sufficiently rare to be entitled to In rendering books as corimon and a privileged name. To the studies of popular'as manuscripts were rare anil the clergy we are inclebted for having inaccessible, it has drawn science and opened the way for the restoration of truth from the retreats of letters, and

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