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sore evil, before it had rooted itself amid ples of religion and policy then known in Since we have been a nation, what is our the institutions of our country, and long be- the world; and this too, at the very period, history? What danger is there to which we fore it had began to bear its baleful fruits. when our shores were prepared to receive have not been exposed, and what injury This fact is certain.*

the principal founders of their future na- have we sustained? War has assailed us, After these colonies had become well or- tions.

dangerous as any war can well be, until asganized, and their most dangerous enemies, We have spoken particularly of the three sembled Europe shall make the ocean her and most difficult obstacles, were so far sub principal sources of our population, and it highway for armed millions ; but we have dued, that their prosperity might be con cannot be necessary, to suggest how large come out from this trial, unscathed. Party sidered in some measure secure, they began an extent of our territory has been filled by spirit was to be the fiery gulf into which to be known in the old world as an asylum emigration from these states. But some our own madness would throw all that we for the persecuted and a fitting home for parts of this country were settled by emi- have and other nations have not. But those who would be free. Then it was, that grants from Europe, who had no connexion party spirit has raged with an intensity of Louis XIV., by an act, of which it is diffi- with those of whom we have spoken. Of wrath that can hardly be exceeded; it was cult to say whether its madness or wicked- these instances of exception, some are so nurtured by interest and ambition, by falseness predominated, revoked that edict, slight, they deserve no notice; like drops hood and prejudice, by anger and obstinacy, which had preserved the peace of his do- falling into the ocean, they received a cha- until it burnt between us like a devouring minions, and retained within them men racter from the surrounding element, with flame, which no man could pass through to who contributed much to their strength and out perceptibly imparting any thing of their go unto his brother. That day has gone prosperity.--Thus it was, that when the own. But most of them, as the German by, and we dare to ask, In what respect are forests which darkened our southern shores emigrants to Pennsylvania, many of the we the weaker or the worse for the past were cut down and the broad fields were Dutch colonists of New York, the Catholics peril? If we should dread a repetition of planted, the land wa made ready to re- of Maryland, and Oglethorpe's settlement those scenes and feelings, we should also, ceive into its bosom the most religious and in Georgia, harmonized well, both in the in- not only hope that the time which has gone, most virtuous men in France; men, who for ducements which led them hither, and in may teach that which is to come, but rea considerable period had been isolated in the character they brought, with those who joice in that proof of rooted strength, which their own country, tolerated by law, but had preceded them.

we may find in the fact of our escape and smitten with the persecutions of contempt, With respect to subsequent periods of safety. derision, and distrust, and thus taught so to our history, we have no room to say more, We must close this very rapid sketch of value liberty of conscience and freedom than that the principles of freedom and our history. Could it be more crowded from idolatrous superstitions, that when bid- justice which our fathers brought with with witnesses to the great truth, that we, den to choose between these, and the vari- them, were unchecked here, and grew with as a nation, are summoned to a great work? ous blessings of a home and a country, they luxuriant fertility unknown and impossible That work is begun, but not finished; and chose to bear with them into exile that amid the barrenness, the weeds, and the finished it cannot be, until we are delivers which they valued more than all they poison of European policy. They operated ed from all that obstructs the activity of left. A large proportion of the numerous strongly,—and not always silently,-until those just principles, which we alone recogfamilies of Huguenots,—to give them their our fathers had formed the habit and learn- nize, and have fully exemplified all the common appellation,—who came to Ameri- ed the wisdom of liberty. Then came the good which their unimpeded operation can ca, settled in the southern states; but many war which gave us a national existence, produce. came to New England and to the middle national feelings, and a national character. In a future number we shall consider states, and their names and their descend- The good effects of the revolutionary war, how far and in what manner, the condition ants are now to be met with in every re- in preparing us to sustain the character and of this country corroborates the testimony gion of our country.

discharge the offices for which we are a na- of its history. It is indeed the prominent and peculiar tion, are unspeakable and immeasurable. feature in our history, that after Europe had The different sections of our country were by gradual progress arrived at a high pitch encircled and bound together by the strong

POETRY. of refinement and prosperity, the two na- ties of a common object, a common effort, tions which were far in advance of all the and a common conquest. They were firmly rest in all that was valuable, were so acted held, each to the other; and a fiery zeal in- This little rill that, from the springs upon by various motives and circumstances, flamed every part of the community thus Or yonder grove, its current brings, that they drove out from among them the united into identity, until, if we may use so Plays on the slope awhile, and then

Goes prattling into groves again, best and noblest of their sons; the men of coarse a figure, the whole was welded into the most inflexible adherence to principle, one mass. There are those who are led, by

Oft to its warbling waters drew

My little feet when life was new. and at the same time of the purest princi- the independence which the state govern- When woods in early green were drest,

ments have retained, to magnify the actual And from the chambers of the west
differences which distinguish some classes of The warmer breezes, travelling out,

Breathed the new scent of flowers about, * “Respecting the system of slavery which pre- our citizens from other classes, and to deny

My truant steps from home would stray, vails in this state, it is nothing more than justice to that we have in truth any national characadd-that the colonists, at an early period, became ter. But our national government is amply

Upon its grassy side to play; convinced of the evil, and made efforts to check it, armed with all national powers for all na

To crop the violet on its brim,

And listen to the throstle's hymn, which were repressed by the anthority of the sove. tional purposes, and who will venture to

With blooming cheek and open brow, reign. The writer of this has now before him several extracts from the 'Records of the Council of deny a national name or national character As young and gay, sweet rill, as thou. State,' dated 1723, 1732, 1742, from which it appears, to England, France, or Spain, although cer

And when the days of boyhood came, that acts of the colonial legislature, laying a duty tain it is that no distinctions whatever exist

And I had grown in love with fame, on the importation of slaves, were disapproved and between our northern and southern, or eas

Duly I sought thy banks, and tried of course nullified by the king. The ground of ob- tern and western brethren, so great as those

My first rude numbers by thy side. jection was, that they injuriously affected the trade

Words cannot tell how glad and gay and shipping of Great Britain." -Article " Vir- which may be pointed out between the The scenes of life before me lay. ginia" in the American edition of Rees' Cyclo- Yorkshireman and the inhabitant of Corn- High visions then, and lofty schemes padia. wall; the native of Brittany and of Lan

Glorious and bright as fairy dreams, This may serve to show that there are some guedoc; the Biscayan and the Andalusian.

And daring hopes, that now to speak grounds for the above assertion. It cannot be sup- A very little examination makes it obvious

Would bring the blood into my cheek, posed that either the government of England or the

Passed o'er me; and I wrote on high

A name I deemed should never die. colony of Virginia foresaw all the consequences

of that we cannot yield to any nation of equal this trade ; stiil, let the blame, whether it be more magnitude, in identity of language. of man- Years change thee not. Upon yon hill es, attach where it should. pers, and of general character.

The tall old maples, verdant still,


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Yet tell, in proud and grand decay,
How swift the years have passed away,
Since first, a child, and balf afraid,
I wandered in the forest shade.
But thou, gay, merry rivulet,
Dost dimple, play, and prattle yet;
And sporting with the sands that pave
The windings of thy silver wave,
And dancing to thy own wild chime,
Thou laughest at the lapse of time.
The same sweet sounds are in my ear
My early childhood loved to hear;
As pure thy limpid waters run,
As bright they sparkle to the sun;
As fresh the herbs that crowd to dri
The moisture of thy oozy brink;
The violet there, in soft May dew,
Comes up, as modest and as blue;
As green, amid thy current's stress,
Floats the scarce-rooted water cress;
And the brown ground bird, in thy glen,
Still chirps as merrily as then.

Thou changest not—but I am changed,
Since first thy pleasant banks I ranged;
And the grave stranger, come to see
The play-place of his infancy,
das scarce a single trace of him
Who sported once upon thy brim.
The visions of my youth are past
Too bright, too beautiful to last.
I've tried the world—it wears no more
The colouring of romance it wore.
Yet well has nature kept the truth
She promised to my earliest youth ;
The radiant beauty, shed abroad
On all the glorious works of God,
Shows freshly, to my sobered eye,
Each charm it wore in days gone by.

A few brief years shall pass away,
And I, all trembling, weak, and grey,
Bowed to the earth which waits

to fold
My ashes in the embracing mould
(If haply the dark will of fate
Îndulge my life so long a date),
May come for the last time to look
Upon my childhood's favourite brook.
Then dimly on my eye shall gleam
The sparkle of thy dancing stream;
And faintly on my ear shall fall
Thy prattling current's merry call;
Yet shalt thou flow as glad and bright
As when thou met'st my infant sight.

And I shall sleep—and on thy side,
As ages after ages

Children their early sports shall try,
And pass to hoary age and die.
But thou, unchanged from year to year,
Gaily shalt play and glitter here;
Amid young flowers and tender grass
Thy endless infancy shalt pass;
And, singing down thy narrow glen,
Shalt mock the fading race of men.


Dear Sister, I was once as thou art now,

A thing all life and joyance; then my brow,
Untouched by time or care, was smooth; my mind, The Boston Journal of Philosophy and
Like thine, was buoyant; ranging, unconfined
As winds that sweep the ocean. While I gaze

the Arts, containing Selections from the Upon thee, and behold thy innocent ways,

Transactions of Learned Societies and forHow does the memory of departed days

eign Scientific Journals, and original anaHaunt me with feelings, that I would forget ; lytical views of subjects in Philosophy and Joys, whose remembrance only brings regret, the Arts compiled from various sources; inNow they are gone forever. Once, like thee,

tended to exhibit a view of the progress of I roved among the hills; there, fancy-free, Gazing on Nature with intense delight,

discovery in Natural Philosophy, Mechanics, With an unsated, cloyless appetite.

Chemistry, Geology and Mineralogy, Natu-
They call thee childish!-Would that I could bring ral History, Comparative Anatomy and
Back my own childish feelings, when the Spring, Physiology, Geography, Statistics, and the
Just blushing into Summer, clothed the woods

Fine and Useful Arts. Conducted by John
With varied verdure, and the rushing floods
Sounded delicious music; or when wild

W. Webster, M. D. John Ware, M. D. and
With coming storms, with clouds on clouds up-piled Daniel Treadwell, Fellows of the American
In awful grandeur, and with winds that sobbed Academy of Arts and Siences. Published
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of great value.

I pour my tribute song to thee,

Fairesi gem of even;
Thy pleasant light falls full and free

From a far home in heaven.
Thy silver crest is on the wave

And the cloud that over it hovers;
It sleeps alike on the new-made grave,

And the bridal bed of lovers.
The dark blue depths are spreading fair,

And many a star is beaming
A faintly sparkling lustre there,

While men beneath are dreaming. And those fair stars are still, the while,

To see thee float through heaven, Pouring the glory of thy smile

Through clouds that smile hath riven.


ter, &c.

It may be added, that although the prin- | Fossil Bones of the American Mammoth—Sorda- Robert Jameson Esq. Prof. Nat. Hist. Edin.

Rev. Ezra S. Goodwin. cipal object will be the publication of se- walite-Achmite--Beudant on the Opals of Hun

James Dean, Esq. Prof. Math. in the University lections from foreign works; yet it is not gary-Cleavelandite-Rubellite--Lepidolite-Geo

of Vermont. intended that the pages of this Journal shall logy of Lake Huron-Review of Parkinson's Out

lines of Oryctology-New Localities of American William E. Cormach, Esq. be closed against any original articles of mer- Minerals.

B. Gaspard, M. D., &c. it which may be offered, particularly those BOTANY.-Rafflesia Titan-Mr Sabine on the relating to the history and progress of dis- Wild Potato—Plants

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ENTOMOLOGY.-Dr Harrison Four Native Specovery in our own country.

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Blanc-Journey across Newfoundland. be seen from the following Abstract of the

Statistics.-Mr Harvey on the Increase of the we might begin with a quarter of the year. Contents of the Volume already published. Population of the United States and Territories of The third number should be dated May 1,

ASTRONOMY.Rieussec's Chronograph-Mr America, &c. Pond on the Changes in the Declination of the Fix. HYDROGRAPHY.—On the Luminous Appear- but as it could not be published on that day, ed Stars-Baron de Zach on the Observatories of ance of the Ocean.

we have concluded to date it on the 15 of Europe-Prof. Farrar on the Comet of 1823—'24 GENERAL SCIENCE and USEFUL ARTS.-Col. - Elements of the Comet of 1823.

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Sine the preceding reviews were in type, we Extent of the Atmosphere-Dr Colladon on a De- Discovery of a New Alphabet - Account of a have learned

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tion of the three first volumes, and comprise vol- and no pains will be spared to avoid errors of the Works of Maria Edgeworth, Vol. III. conumes 4 and 5 of the series.]


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bridge edition; in which the Latin of the Notes What think ye of Christ? A Sermon

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Publius Virgilius Maro;-Bucolica, GeorBy John Pierpont, Minister of Hollis-street Church,

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Concord, Boston.

of Schools. The Philosophy of Natural History, by

A Gazetteer of the state of New Hamp- Lectures on various branches of Natural William Smellie, Member of the Antiquarian and shire. Embellished with an accurate Map of the History. By William Dandridge Peck, A. A. & Royal Societies of Edinburgh.— With an Introduc- state, and several other engravings. By John Far- S. H. S. late Professor of Natural History in Hartion and various additions and alterations, intend- mer and Jacob B. Moore.

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Integral Calculus, or the Doctrine of Fluxions; deMedical Society, and of the American Academy of Annals of the town of Concord, in the signed for an extraordinary class in the University. Arts and Sciences.

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From the seventh German which is added a memoir of the Penacook Indians. A Greek and English Lexicon. edition, adapted to the translation of Buttmann's By Jacob B. Moore,

[This work, which was announced some time Greek Grammar.

A Chronological Register of Boscawen, since, has been delayed beyond the intention of the A Practical Treatise upon the Authority in the county of Merrimack, and state of New publishers by circumstances that could not be antiand Duty of Justices of the Peace in Criminal Hampshire, from the first settlement of the town cipated; but will now proceed with all the desProsecutions. By Daniel Davis, Solicitor General to 1820. By Ebenezer Price, A. M. pastor of the patch consistent with the nature of such a work ; of Massachusetts. second churcb in said town.

which, being designed for the use of young persons


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in particular, wil demand very great care in the Stephen H. Long, Major of the United States En- he, smiling, “ that my wildest hopes, hardly my revision and correction of the press.) gineers. In 2 vols. 8vo. with plates.

wildest wishes, had placed me even within sight of Florula Bostoniensis, a Collection of Plants Essays on Variolous, Vaccine and Vario- the proud summit which has been gained by either of Boston and its Vicinity, with their places of loid diseases, by N. Chapman, M. D. 8vo. Sir Walter Scott, or Mr. Cooper. I am aware that growth, times of flowering, and occasional remarks. Chapman on Fever. 8vo.

the subject which called forth your friend's animatBy Jacob Bigelow, M. D. Rumford Professor, and

Cook on Nervous Diseases. In 2 vols. ed observations, owed its romantic coloring almost Professor of Materia Medica in Harvard Univer. 8vo.

wholly to his own rich imagination. Still, barren sity. Second edition, greatly enlarged.

Cooke's Morgagni. In 2 vols.

and uninteresting as New England history is, I A Summary of the Law and Practice of

Conversations on Chemistry, new edition, dormant energies of my soul; and I would fain

feel there is enough connected with it, to rouse the Real Actions. By Asahel Stearns, Professor of

with Notes. By W. Keating. Law in Harvard University,

deserve some other epitaph than that he lived and

Digest of American Reports. In 4 vols. died."" The Four Gospels of the New Testament in Greek, from the Text of Griesbach, with a Lexi- royal 8vo. By T. J. Wharton, Esq.

I knew that my friend, under an awkward and Sayings and Doings, or Sketches from unprepossessing appearance, concealed more talcon in English of all the words contained in them ; designed for the use of Schools. Real Life, in 2 vols. 12n1o.

ents than the world was aware of. I likewise knew

that when he once started in the race, “the de'il Seventeen Discourses on Several Texts


take the hindmost” was his favorite motto. So I of Scripture ; addressed to Christian Assemblies in

e'en resolved to favour the project, and to procure Villages near Cambridge. To which are added,


for him as many old historical pamphlets as posSix Morning Exercises. By Robert Robinson.

A Dissertation on the Nature and Extent sible. First American edition.

A few weeks after, my friend again entered my An Introduction to Algebra. By War of the Jurisdiction of the Courts of the United States.

By Peter S. Dupónceau, Esq. with an Introduction apartment, and gave me a package, as he said, ren Colburn.

and an Appendix, in which will be contained a “Here are my MSS., and it rests entirely with Arithmetic; being a Sequel to First Les Sketch of the national and judiciary powers exer- you, whether or not to give them to the public. sons in Arithmetic. By Warren Colburn. cised in the United States, from the settlement of You, and every one acquainted with our earliest

Saratoga ; a Tale of the Revolution. In the colonies to the time of the adoption of the history, will perceive that I owe many a quaint ex"Hyols.

Federal Constution. By Thomas Sergeant, Esq. pression, and pithy sentence, to the old and forgotnearl

History of the Colonies planted by the ten manuscripts of those times.
English on the continent of North America, from

" The ardour with which I commenced this task, SternsBoston. their settlement to the commencement of that War

has almost wholly abated.

“Seriously, Frederic, what chance is there that Prejate Correspondence of William Cow. which terminated in their Independence. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading retreat," upon a gay and busy world, can have writ


I, who so seldom peep out from the loop-holes of Extent o

With several of his most intimate Scentina Now first published from the original, in in Civil Actions comprising a summary view of ten any thing which will meet their approbation MECH Aion of his kinsmen, John Johnson, LL. the whole proceedings in a suit at law, fifth edition, Besides

, the work is full of faults, which I have the Art of of Yaxham, with Welborne in Norfolk. with the addition of notes and references to all the talents enough to see, but not to correct. It has --New M. Friendship. A Tale for Sundays. American authoritise. By Joseph P. Norris, Jun.

indeed fallen far short of the standard which I had ing Earthchor of “School for Sisters."

raised in my own mind. You well know that state

À Treatise on the Law of Partnership of feeling, when the soul fixes ber keen vision on scription (atise on Crimes and Misdemeanors. By Neil Gow, Esq. With the addition of American distant brightness, but in vain stretches her feeble ry- New olumes. By William Ordnall Russell

, notes and references. By Edward D. Ingraham, Esq. and spell-bound wing, for a flight so lofty. The od of obbln's Inn, Esq. Barrister-at-Law.-With

Transactions of the American Philosoph- world would smile," continued he, “ to hear me od of prnd References to American Authorities. Surfacer el Davis, Esq. Solicitor General of Massa-ical Society. Volume 2d, new series, quarto, with talk thus, concerning a production, which will Acor. several plates.

probably never rise to the surface with our ephemble to Gering's Reports. (Continuation of

Conversations on Chemistry, in 1 vol. ) eral trifes of the day ;-but painful, anxious timidELE chusetts Reports.)

12mo. With notes of Professors Cooper and Keat- ity must unavoidably be felt by a young author in of Vo ing.

his first attempt. However, I will talk no more Mlew edition of Say's Political Economy.

about it. What is writ, is writ-would it were Magighth volume of Taunton's Reports.

worthier.' d'he Seats and Causes of Diseases, inves


"If I succeed, the voice of praise will cheer me by variety of

I , is Bissections, and accompanied with Remarks." By CUMMINGS, HILLIARD & CO. have no one, but yourself, can insult me with his pity.** John Baptist Morgagni, Chief Professor of Anato

just published HOBOMOK, a Tale of

Perhaps the public may think me swayed by unmy, and President of the University at Padua.- Early Times. By an American. In 1 vol. Ms. I wrote upon the outside, “ Send it to the

due partiality,--but after I had read my friend's Abridged, and elucidated with copious notes. By

12mo. 75 cents. William Cooke, Member of the Royal College,

Printer." of Surgeons, London—and one of the Hunterian Then all this youthful paradise around, Society

And all the broad and boundless mainland, lay

Cooled by the interminable wood, that frowned The Publishers of this Gazette furnish, BY JACOB B. MOORE,

O'er mount and yale.

Bryant. on liberal terms, every book and every Concord.

periodical work of any value which America Reports of Cases argued and determined

In the summer of 1923, my friend ******* en affords. They have regular correspondents, in the Superior Court of New Hampshire. Vol. tered my study with an air which indicated he had and make up orders on the tenth of every II. (To be published in June.) Collections of the Historical Society of “ Frederic,” says he, “ do you know I have been month for England and France, and fre

quently for Germany and Italy, and import original articles, the History of the Indian Wars, what is it?" New Hampshire. Vol. I. [To contain, besides thinking of a new plan lately?"

" A wise one, no doubt,” replied I; “but, prithee, from thence to order one or more copies of written by Mr Penhallow, with copious notes, &c.]

any work for a moderate commission; and * Why, to confess the truth, your friend they would remark, that their orders are

p******'s remarks concerning our early history executed by gentlemen who are well qualiBY CAREY AND LEA. have half tempted me to write a New England fied to select the best editions, and that Philadelphia.

novel." Notes on Mexico, with Maps and an

“A novel!" quoth I—"when Waverly is gallop. they are purchased at the lowest prices Appendix of Documents. By a South-Carolinian, ing over hill and dale, faster and more successful for cash. All new publications in any way

than Alexander's conquering sword?, Even Amer- noticed in this Gazette, they have for sale A System of Midwifery, by W. P. Dew

ican ground is occupied. The Spy' is lurking in

every closet,--the mind is every where supplied or can procure on quite as good terms as ees, M.D. In one large volume, 8vo. with plates with Pioneers' on the land, and is soon likely to those of their respective publishers. O'Halloran, or the Insurgent Chief, a be with • Pilots' on the deep."

CUMMINGS, HILLIARD & Co. novel, in two volumes. By the author of "The " I know that," replied he; “Scott wanders over Wilderness" and " Spectre of the Forest.”

every land with the same proud, elastic tread-free Long's Second Expedition. Narrative of as the mountain breeze, and majestic as the bird

CAMBRIDGE: an Expedition to the Source of the St Peters’, Lake that bathes in the sunbeams. He must always PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS, Winnipeck, Lake of the Woods, &c. performed in stand alone-a high and solitary shrine, before the year 1823, by order of the Hon. Jolin C. Cal which minds of humbler mould are compelled to n, Secretary of War, under the direction of | bow down and worship. I did not mean," added





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