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609. NATIONAL, Unox. Do not, gentle

MY COUNTRY. men, suiler the race of passion to drive rea I love my country's pine-elad bills, son from her seat. If this law be indeed bad, ller thousand urglii, and gushng rills, let us join to remedy its defects. Has it been

ller sunshine', and her storius; passed in a manner which wounded your

Her rough and rugged rochs, that rear pride, or roused your resentment! lave, I conjure you, the magnanimity to pardon that

Their houry heads, ligh in the air ofience. I entreat, I implore you, to sacri

In wild fuastic forms. tice those angry passions to the interests of I love luer rivers, deep and wide, our country. I'our out this pride of' opinion on the altar of patriotism. Let it be in ex

Those Highly sirealns, ihal seuwarıl glide

To seek the ocean's breast; piatory libation for the weal of America. Do not suilor that pride to plunge us all into the

Iler smiling fields. hier pleasant vales, abyss of ruin. Indeed, indeed, it will be but ller sladds tells, lier llow'ry dales, of little, very little avail, whether one :pin The hammus ol pearetul resi. ion or the other be right or wrong; it will

I love her foresis, dark and lone', heal no wounds, it will pay no debts, it will

For there the wild birds' merry tone, rebuild no ravaged towns. Do not rely on that popular will, which has brought us Trail

I heard from inoms-uill wight; beings into political existence. That opin

And there are lovlier flowers I wern, ion is but a changeable thing. It will soon Chaucer in eastern lands were seen, change. This very measure will change it. In varied colors bright. You will be deceived. Do not, I beseech you,

ller foresis-amiler valley's fair, in reliance on a toundation so frail, comni

ller flowers, that seen the morning air, the dignity, the barmony, the existence of our nation to the wild wind. Trust not your

I!: ve all their charms for ine; treasure to the waves. Throw not your com But more-! love my country's name, pass and your charts into the ocean. Do not Those words, thai echo deathless lune, believe that its billows will wall you into - The land of LIBERTY."- Anon. port. Indeed, indeed, you will be deceived.

610. SCHLIMITY OF MOUNTAIN SCENE Cast not away this only anchor of our safeiy.

KY. I have seen its prouress. I know tle ditt.

of all the sights, that nature ofers to

the eye, and mind of mall, mountailis-lave cuities throual which it was obtained. 1 stand in the presence of Almizlity God and always stirred my strongest icelinus. I have of the world.' I declare to you, that if you the bottom by tempest, and noon-wis like

seen the ocean, when it was turned up from lose this charter, never, no never, will you mislit, with the contrict of the bitows, and get another. We are now perhaps arrives at the storm, that tore, and scattered thein, in The parin point. Here, even here, we stand mist and boum, across the sky, I have seen on the brink of fate. Pause, tien-pause. the desert rise around me, and calmy, in the Vor Heaven's sake', pause.-Morris.

midst of thousands, uttering cries of horror, ATHEIST AVD ACORN.

and paralysed by tear, have contemplated the “Methinks the world-seerns oddly made, sandy piliars, commg like the advance of And everything-amiss ;"

some antic city of contlagration- lying A dull, compla ng atheist said,

across the wilde. Dess, every column glowing As stretches he lay-beneath the shade,

with intense fire, and every blası-death; the

shy-vaulted with loom, the carta fur And insanced in this:

nace. But with me, the mountain, ini tempest, « Behold," quoth he, “that mighly thing, or in calm, the throne of the thunder, or with A pumpk.1, large, and round,

the evening sun. painting its dells and decliv. Is lielam.l.y a lile string,

ities in colors dipped in leaven-has been Which upwarils cannot make it spring,

the source of the most absorbing sensations

There stands magnitude, Living the instant Nor lear it froin the ground.

impress.on of a power above man--- rand. While on this oak-anacorn sinall,

eur, that deties diecay-antiquity, that tells So isproportioner grow's,

of ages umnumbered-eauty; t. the touch That whosorer surveys this all,

of time makes only more beautiful--lise, ex. This tim. Seru! cisual ball,

haustless for the service of man-strength

imperishable as the globe; the monument of Its all couirivance know's,

eternity,--the tidest earthly emblem of that My better julent--would have hung ever-living, unchangeable, irresistible Majes The pumphin--on the tree,

ty, by whom and for whom, all things were And let the acon--sightly strung,

Lade!--Cruly.
Mlonger things that on the surface sprung, The time shall rome, the fated hour is migh.
And weak and feeble be."

When gullles blow-whall pererate the sky No more-- he caviler could say,

And these horrors, and involving night, No luribus tavis descry ;

Prophetic risions his lafore hysgu11; For, upwarila gazing, as he lay,

Eternal justine wakis, rum, 111 there. riunit. Anacorn. forsened from its spray,

The languished motriumph, and the rirtors mourn! Fell down upon his eye.

A hungry lastnance rllain, The womed part- with lears rani o'er,

A mere anatomy a monnebank,

A thread-larra juguler, ausil : fort.np-teller; Apelel for the sin: Fool! Daud that longlo-a pompkin lore,

Amesbykollon vyed, sharp-looking atrelch,

A lingut mm.
This' wh 11.-}-would love worked to more,
Nor hull-leave kept them in.

False pleasure from al.roal her joy's imports

611. THE MURDERER: Kvapp's Trial. its hinges without noise; and he enters, and Though I could well have wislied to shun beholds his vict:m before him. this occasion, I have not fit at liberty, to The room was uncommonly open to the withhold my professional assistance, when it admission of light. The face of the innocent is supposed, that I might be, in some degree, sleeper was turned from the murderer, and uselui-in investigating, and discovering the the beams of the moon, resting on the gray truth, respecting this most extraordinary mur. locks of his aged temple, showed him where der. It has seemed to be a duty, incumbent to strike. The fatal blow is given! and the on me, as on every other citizeni, to do my victim passes, without a struggle. or a motion, best, and my utmost, to bring to light the per- from the repose of sleep to the ripose of death! petrators of this crime.

It is the assissin's purpose to make sure Against the prisoner at the bar, as an indi- work; and he yet plies the dayzer, though it vidual, I cannot have the slightest prejudice. was obvious that lite had been destroyed hy I would not do him the smallest injury or in the blow of the bludgeon. Heeven raise's the justice. But I do not affect to be indiferent aged arm, that he may not fail in his aim at to the discovery, and the punishment, of this the beart, and replaces it a a n over the deep guilt. I cheerfully share in the oppro- wounds of the poinard! To finish the picbrium, how much soever it may be, which is ture, be explores the wrist for the pulse! He cast on those, who feel, and manutest, an anx. feels for it, and ascertains that it beais no ious concern, that all who had a part in plan- longer! It is accomplished. The deed is done! oing, or a hand in exccutin, this deed ot'mid. He retreats, retraces his steps to the window, night assassination, may be brought to answer passes out through it, as lic came in, and es for their enormous crime, at the bar of public capes. He has done the murder, -110 eye has justice.

seen him, no ear has heard him). The secret Gentlemen, it is a most extraordinary case. is his own, and it is safe! In some respe is, it has hardly a precedent Ah! gentlemen, that was a dreadful mistala anywhere; certainly none in our New England such a secret can be safe nowhere. The whole history. This blooily drama exhibited no sud- creation of God has neither nook, nor corner, denly excited, ingovernable race. The actors where the guilty can bestow it, and sly it is in it were not surprised by any lion-like temp- safe. Not to speak of that eye, which cances tation, sprinzing upon their virtue, and over- through all disguises, and beholds everything, comin: it, before resistance could be rin. Nor as in the splendor of noon, such screts of vuili did they do theded to glut savazc vengeance, are never sate from deletion even by men. or satiate lon--settled, and deadly hate. Truc it is, generally speaking, thuit “mur.

It was a cool, calculatins, money-making der will out." True it is, ibat Providence liath murder. It was all "bire and salary, not re- ! so ordained, and doth so govern thin's, that vensi." It was the weighing of money against those, who break the great law of leaven, life: the counting out of so many pieces of by sheddiny man's blood, seldom succeed in silver, a ainst so many ounces of blood. An avoiding discovery. Especially, in a caso oved man. without an enemy in the world, in exciting so much attention as this, discovery his own house, and in his own bed, is made the must come, and will come, sooner or later. A victim of a brutcherly murder, for mere pay: thousand eyes turn at once to explore every Truly, here is a new lesson for painters and man, everything, every circumstance, con. poets,

nected with the time and place; a thousand Whosoever shall hereafter draw the portrait cars catch every whisper; a thousand excited of Murder, if he will show it as it has been minds intensely dwell on the scene, sledding exhibited in one example, where such exam- all their light, and ready to kindle the slighi ple was la t to have been looked for, in the est circumstance into a blaze of discovery. very bosom of our New England society, let Meantime, the guilty soul cannot keep its him not give the grimi visake of Moloch, the own secret. It is false to itself; or rather, it brow. knitted l'y revenge, the face, black with feels an irresistible impulse of conscience to settled late, and the blood-shot eye, emitting be true to itself. It labor; under its guilty livid fires of malice.

possession, and hnows not what to do with it. Let him drw, rather, a decorous, smooth. The human heart was not made for the resi. faced, bloodless demon; a picture in repose,' dence of such an inhabitant. It linds itself rather than in action; not so much an exam- preyed on by a torment, which it dares not ple of human nature, in its depravity, and in acknowledge to God or man. its paroxysms of crime, as an internal nature, A vulture is devouring it, and it can ask no a fiend in the ordinary display, and develop- assistance, or sympathy, either from heaven, ment of his character.

or earth. The secret, which the murderer The deed wiis executed with a degree of possesses, soon comes to possess him; and, sell-possession and steadiness, equal to the like the evil spirits, of which we read, it overa wichedness w th which it was planned. The comes him, and leads him withersoever it circumstances, now clearly in evidence, spread will. He feels it beating at his heart, rising out the whole scene before us. Deep sleep had to his throat, and demanding disclosure. Ile fallen on the destined victim, and on all be thinks the whole world sees it in his face, reads neath his roof-a healthfulold man to whom it in his eyes, and almost hears its workinge sleep was stret;--the first sound slumbers of in the very silence of his thoughits. It has the nicht held him in their soit but strong em- become his master. brace.

It betrays his discretion, it breaks down his The assassin enters, through the window courage, ii conquers lus prudence. When sus already prepared, into an unoccupied apart. picions from without be in to enlarass him, ment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely and the net of circumstance to entangle lim, hall, half-lighted by the moon; he winds up the fatal secret struggles, with stillyreater via the ascent of the stairs, and reaches the door Jence, to burst forth. It must be confessed, it of the chamber of this he moves the lock, will be confessed, there is no refuse from conby soft and continued pressure, till it turns on fession, but suicide, and suicide is confession

612. ANTONY'S ORATION OVER CESAR. For when the noble Cesar-gaw him stab. Friends, Romans, Countrymen: Leni ine your Ingratitude, more strong than traitors' aring I come to bury Cesar, rol to praise him. (ears, Quite vanquished him: then, kursi-luis mighing The eril, that men do, lives after them;

And, in his mantle, mufiling up his lucu, (heart; The good-is oft imerred with their bones: Even at the base of Pompey's sluiue, 80, let it be with Cesar! Noble Brutus

(\Vhich all the while ran blood) great Cesar-feli Hath told you, Cesar was ambitious :

( what fall was there my countrymen! If it were so, it was a grievous fault;

Then I, and you, and all of us--fell down, And grievously-hath Cesar answered it. Whilst bloody treason--flourished over us. Here, under leave of Bruius, and the rest, 0, now you weep: and, I perceive, you feel (For Brulus—is an honorable man,

The dint of pity: thes are gracious drops. So are they all, all honorable men)

kind souls! what, weep you, when you i ut bel old Come I to speak-in Cesar's funeral

Our Cesar's vesture wounded? look you here! He was my friend, faithful, and just to me: Here--is himself, -marred, as you see, by traitors Bui Bruilis says-he was ambitious;

Good friends: sweet friends! let me not stir you up And Brutus--is an honorable man.

To such a sudden flood of mutiny. He hath brouglit many captives home to Rome, They', that have done this deed, are honorable; Whose ransoms--did the general collers fill : What private griess they have, alas! I know not, Did this, a Cesar, seein ambitious ?

That made them do it; they are wise, and honoraWien what the poor have cried. Cesar hath wepi; And will, no doubl, with renson answer you. (bla Ambition, should be made of sterner stuff; I come noi, frieds, 10 sleal away your hearis ; Yei Brutus says-lie was ambitious;

I am no orator, as Brutus is; And Brutus--is an honorable man.

But, as you know me all. a plain-blunt man, You all did see, that, on the Lupercal,

That love my friend and that they know full well, I thrice presented him-a kingly crowni,

That gave ine public leave, to sprak of him, Which he did thrice--refuse ; Was this ambition? For I have neither wil, nor words, nor worth, Yet Brutus says, he was ambitious;

Action, nor utterance, nor power of speech, And sure, he is an honorable man.

To stir men's blood-I only speak right on: I speak not to disprove--what Brutus spoke, I tell you that--which you yourselres do knowBut here I am, to speak what I do know,

Show you sweet Cesar's wounds, poor, poor dumo You all did love him once; not without cause :

And bid them speak for me.

(mouths, What cause witholds you, then, 10 mourn for him? But were l--Brutus, O judgment! thou art fled 10 brutish beasts, And Brutus-Antony, there were an AntonyAnd men have lost their reason! Bear with me : Would rutile up your spirits, and puin longue My heart is in the coffin there with Cesar; In every wound of Cesar, that should more And I must pause, till it come back to me.

The stones of Rome-to rise and mutiny. But yesterday, the word of Cesar--might

613. THE INVALID ABROAD. It is a sad Have stood against the world! now, lies he there, thing, to feel that we inust die, away from our

own home. Tell not the invalid, who is yearnAnd none so poor--lo do hm reverence.

ing after his distant country, that the atmos O masters! if I were disposed 10 stir

phere around him is soil, that the sales are fil. Your lear's and minds-o mutny and rage, led with balm, and that the flowers are spring. I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong; ing from the green earth; die knows, that the Who, you all know, re honorable men.

solltest air to his heart, would be the air, which I will not do them wrong-I rather choose

hangs over his native land; that, more vrateTo wrong the dead, to wrong myself, and you,

fully than all the gales of the south, would

breathe low whispers of anxious atlection, Than I will wrong such honorable men.

that the very icicles, clining to his own eaves But here's a parchment, with the seal of Cesar;

and snow, beating a ainst his own windows, I found it in his closel; 'uis his will:

would be far more pleasant to lis eyes, than Let but the commons-hear this testament, the bloom anı verdure, which only inore tor. (Which, paruon me, I do not mean to read,) cibly remind him, how fir he is from that one And they would go, and kiss dead Cesar's wounds, spot, which is dearer to him. tau all the And dip their napkins--in his sacred blood

world beside. Jie may, indeed, find estimablo

friends, who will do all in their power to proYea, beg a hair of hin, for memory:

mote his comfort, and a sua e his ans; but And. dying, mention it within their wills;

they cannot supply the place of the long Beqeallıing il, as a rich legacy,

known and long loved; they cannot read, as Unto the.r issue.

in a book, the mute lan wascotlus lace; they If you have tears, prepare to shed them now have not learned to wait upon his habits, and You all do know this mantle : I remember

anticipate his wants, and he has not learned

to communicate, without hesitat on. all his The first time ever Cesar put it on;

wishes, impressions, and thoughts to them Twas on a summer's evening, in his tent; He feels that he is a stranger; and a more That day-he overcome the Nervii

desolate feeling than that, could not visit his Look! in this place-ran Cassius' daggerthrongh, soul. llow much is expressed, by that forn Bee, wliat a rent--the envious Cica made: of oriental benediction, Muy you sie among Through this, the reell bored Brutus stabbed, your finirent."-Greenwood. And, ils he pucked liis cursed steel away,

All, u ho jay would rein. Mark how the blool of Cesar followed it!

Must share it,- happiness-Was Lorn a twin Tb's, was the most unlindes: cui of all!

He is unhappy, who is never satisfied.

614. THE LIFE OF A DRUNKAND. If you They tell me, that, in Italy, would mark the miscry, which drunkenness There is a reptile dread, infuses into the cup of domestic happiness, The sting of which—is agony, go with me to one of those nurseries of crime,

And dooms the victim dead. a common tippling shop, and there behold, collected till midnight, the fathers, the hus

But, it is said, that music's sound, bands, the sons, and the brothers of a neigh

May soothe the poisoned parl, borhood. Bear witness to the stench, and the Yea, heal the galling, ghastly wound filthiness around them. Hearken to the oaths,

And save the sinking heart. the obscenity, and the ferocity of their conver

They tell me, too, of serpents vast, sation. Observe their idiot laugh; record the vulgar jest, with which they are delighted,

That crawl on Afric's shore, and tell me, what potent sorcery has so trans

And swallow mer--historiaus past formed these men, that, for this loathisome

Tell us of one of yore: den, they should forezo all the delights of an But there is yei, one, of a kind, innocent, and lovely tireside.

More fatal--than the whole, But let us follow some of them home, from

That stings the body, and the inind, the scene of their debauch. There is a young man, whose accent, and gait, and dress, be.

Yea, il devours the soul. speak the communion, which he once las 'Tis found almost o'er all the earth. held, with something better than all this. He

Save Turkey's wide domains; is an only son. On him, the hopes of parents, And there, if e'er it had a birth, and of sisters have centred. Every nerve of

'Tis kept in mercy's chains. that family has been strained, to give to that

Tis found in our own garilens gay. intellect, of which they all were proud, every means of choicest cultivation. They have

In our own flowery fields; denied themselves, that nothing should be Devouring, every passing day, wanting, to enable him to enter his profession,

Its thousands--at its meals. ander every advantage. They gloried in his

The poisonous venom withers youth, talents, they exulted in the first buddings of

Blasts character, and health; his youthfui promise, and they were looking forward to the time when every labor should

All sink before ilm-hope, and truth, be repaid, and every self-cenial rewarded, by And comfort, joy, and wealtlı. the joys of that hour, when he should stand It is the author, 100, of shame; forth in all the blaze of well-earned, and in

And never fails to kill. disputable professional pre-eminence. Alas, Reader, dost thou desire the name? these visions are less bright than once they The SERPENT OF TUE STILL. were ! Enter that family circle. Behold those aged

THE WORLD AT A DISTANCE. parents, surrounded by children, lovely and "Tis pleasant--through the loopholes of retreat, beloved. Within that circle reign peace, vir. To peep at such a world; to see the stir tue, intellicence, and refinement. The even- ortho great Babel, and not feel the crowd; in 'has been spent, in animated discussion, To hear the roar she sends, throngh all her gales in innocent pleasantry, in the sweet interchange of affectionate endearment. There is at a safe distance, where the dying sound, one, who used to share all this, who was the Falls a soft murmur-on the uninjured ear. centre of this circle. Why is he not here? Do Thus sitting, and surveying, thus at ease, professional engagements, of late, so estrange The globe, and its concerns, I seein advanced him from home! The hour of devotion has to some secure, and inore than mortal height, arrived. They kneel before their Father and That liberates, and exempts me, from them all their God. A voice, that used to mingle in 11 turng submitted to my view, turns round their praises, is absent. An hour rolls away: Where now has all that cheerfulness ned? With all its generations; I behold Why does every effort to rally, sink them The tumult, and am still. The sound of wardecper in despondency? Why do those pa- Has lost its terrors, ere it reaches me; rents look so wistfully around, and why do Grieves, but alarms me not. I mourn the pride they start at the sound of every footstep! And avarice, that make man--a wolf to man; Another hour has gone. That lengthened Hear the fainit echo--of those brazen thronts, nçal is too much for a mother's endurance. By which he speaks the language of his heart, She can conceal the well known cause no longer. The unanswered question is wrung

And sigh, but never tremble, ar the sound. from her lips, Where, oh where, is my son ? He travels, and expatiates; as the bee,

The step of that son and brother is heard. From flower to flower, so he-from and w landi The door is opened. lie statgers in before the manners, customs, policy of all, them, and is stretched out at their feet, in all Pay contribution-10 the store he gleans; she loathsomeness of bustly inloxication.

lle sucks mtelligence-in every clime, 615. SERPENT OF THE STILL.

And spreads the honey-of his deep research, They tell me-of the Egyptian asp,

At his return--a rich repast for me.
'Thc bite of which is death;

He travels, and I 100. Iiread his deck,
The victim, yielding with a gasp,

Ascend luis topması, through his peering eyes
Ils kon nik hurried brenth.

Discover countries, with a kindred heart
The Egyptian queen, says history,

Suffer his woes, and share in his escapes;
The reptile vile applied;

While fancy, like the finger of a clock,
And in the arins of agony,

Runs the great circuit, and is sull at home.
Victoriously died.

Red battle stampe his foot, and nations feel the stock.

616. EULOGIUM OX THE SOUTH. If there be the pride of her great names. Ichim them for one stale in the union, Mr. President, (and I say countrymen, one and all--the Laurens, ibe Rube it noi in a boastful spirit) that may challenge ledges, the Pinckneys, the Sumpters, the Mart comiparison w.th any other, for a uniformi, zeal ons--Americans all-whose fame is no more to ous. ardent, and uncalculating devotion to the be liemined in by state lines, than their talents anjon, that state-is South Carolina. Sir, from and patriotisni, were capai le of being circun the very commencement of the revolution, up to scribed, wi hin the sune marrow liniis. this lour, there is no sacrifice, however great, In their day, and generation, they served, and she lias not cheerfully made; no service, she honored the country, and ihe whole country, and has ever hesitated to perform. She has adhered their renown is of the treasures of the whole to ! ou in your prosperity ; but, in your adversi-country. Him, whose honored nanieihe gentlely, she lias clung to you, with more than filial man liimse f bears-does he suppose me less raaffection. No inatter what was the condition of pable of gratitude for his patriotisın, or simpa. ker domestic affairs, though deprived of her re- thy for liis sufferings, than if his eyes had first sources. divided by parties, or surrounded by opened upon the light in Massachusetts, insiead difficulties, the call of the couniry, has been to of South Carolina? Sir, does he sur pose it in her, as the voice of God. Domestic discord his power, to exhibit a Carolina name so bright ceased at the sound, every man became at once us to produce envy in my losom? No, sir, inreconciled to his brethren, and the sens of Caro- creased gratification, and delighi, rather. Sir, I lina were all seen, crowding together to the iem. thank Gol, ihat, if I am gifted with little of the p'e, lisinging lleir gifts to the altur of their com- spirit, which is said to be able to raise mortals to mon country.

the skies, I have yet none, as I trust, of that Whai, sir, was the conduct of the south during other spirit, which would drag angels down. the revolution Sir, I honor New England for But sir, let me recur to pleasing recollection, ker conduct in that glorious struggle. But, great-let me indulge in refreshing remembrances of as is the praise, which belongs to her, I think at the past-let me remind you that in early times, leasi, equal honor is due to the soulh. They es no states cherished greater harmony, both of poused the quarrel of their brethren, with a principle, and of feeling, ilian Massachusetts and generous zeal which did not suffer them to stop South Carolina. Woud to God, thut harmony to calculate their interest in the dispute. Favor. might again return. Shoulder lo shoulder they ites of the mother country, possessed or neither went through the revolution--hand in hand, they ships, nor seamen, to create commercial rival stood sound the admin'siration of Washington, ship, they might have found, in their situation, and felt his own great ann lean on them for supe a guarantee, that their trade would be forever port. Uukind feeling, if it exist, alienation and fostered, and protected by Great Britain. Bui, distrust, are the growth, unnatural 10 such soils, trampling on all considerations, either of inter- of faise principles since sown. They are weeds, est, or salely, they rushed into the conflict, and, the seeds of which that same great arın neve tghting for principle, perilled all in the sacred scattered. call.of freedom.

Mr. President, I shall enter on no encomium Never--were there exhibited, in the history upon Massachusetts-she needs none. There of the worlal, higher examples of noble daring, she is --behold her, and judge for yourselves. dreadful sufering, and heroic endurance, lhan There is Boston, and Concord, and Lexington, by the whigs of Carolina, during the revolution and Bunker lill; and there they will remain for. The whole state, from the mountains to the sea, ever. The bones of her sons, falen in the great was ovurrun by an overwhelming force of the struggle for independence, now lie pringlied with enery. The fruits of industry-perished on the the soil of every state, from New England to epot wliere they were produced, or were con Georgia ; and 11:ere they will lie--forever. 6!!rly the foe. “ The plains of Carolina" And, sir, where American liberty raised ito drauk upele most precious blood of her citizens! first voice, and where its youth wis puruned Black, and smoking ruins-marked the places and sustained, there it still lives, in the strength which had been the habitations of her children of its manhood, and full of its original spirit. IT Driven from their homes, into the gloomy, ind discord, and disunion shall wound il-il party almost i:rvenetrable swamps, even there-the serise, and blind anbition shall lawk at, and spirit of liberty survived; and South Carolina, tear it; if folly and madness, is incasiness under sustained by the example of her Sumpters, and salutary and necessary restraint, shall succeed Marions, proved, by her conduct, that though to separate it from that union by which alone, her soil might be overrun, the spirit of her sco- its existence is made sure, it will sand, in the ple was invincible.-Hayne.

end, by the side of that cradle in which its in017. EU'LOGII'M ON THE NORTH. The eulo-fancy was rocked, it will stretch frith ins arm, gium pronounced on the character of the state with whatever of vigor it may still relain, ever of South Carolina, by the honorable gentleman, the friends who gather around it and it will for her revolutionary, and other merile, meels fall at last, if fall it must, am dst the prouilesi my hearty concurrenre. I shall not acknowl. monuments of its own glory, a'd on the very adge, 111 the honorable member is before me. In spot of its origin.-Wibster. regar' for whatever of distinguished inlent, og The swee:cst cord al--we receive at last, distinguished character, South Caroline las pro Is conscience-of our virtuous actions polek duced. I claiin part of the honor: I partake in Inform yourself, and instruct others.

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