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THE LITERARY PORT FOLIO I judges on the bench. 24. To those who may / and well calculated to act on the imagination. Will be published every Thursday, and on this day it fear that our meddling with public affairs may

with public affairs may A band of humble religionists,who, through per

secution and evil-speaking, had retained their will always be punctually delivered to subscribers in Phi.

make our paper as dull as the — or the determination to obcy the scriptural mandate, ladelphia and New York, and sent off by mail to subscri.

and thus unfit it for what we have declared to “resist not evil," headed by a courtier of one bers in the country,

king, and the cherished personal friend of ano. be its object-the information and amusement It will contain eight printed pages in each number,

ther, the son of Cromwell's victorious admiral, and four handsome engravings every year. The price of ladies as well as gentlemen; of the young

himselt forsaking the attractions of a court, to will be Three Dollars a year-or Two Dollars and a Half | as well as of the old :-to thesc we say, that exercise his religion, and to colonize the desolate if paid in advance.

wilderness-these men entering a region hi. our greatest desire is, to be useful that is, in It is intended that this journal s!all contain such a

therto distracted by incessantly repeated wars, the favourite definition of the utilitariuns, " to variety of matter as may make it acceptable to ladies as

and in which the only European lodgments well as to gentlemen; to the young as well as to the old. produce the greatest happiness to the greatest were maintained by fortified posts, provided While we shall take care that nothing be admitted which number"--and so sincere are we in this matter,

with cannon, and there transacting with the would render the work unfit for any of these classis, we

high-minded savage a peaceful purchase of soil, that we do not hesitate to declare that we

founded on reciprocal services, and only guashall endeavour to procure for it sufficient ability to en.

would rather receive five thousand more good ranteed by confidence in each other's good title it to the attention of all of them. To these ends we bave secured an abundant supply of all foreign and do

'faith, a faith retained uninjured for a period of subscribers to this paper, than to receivo fifty

eeventy years—such was indeed a remarkable mestic journals and new books-and we ask the assist thousand votes for Governor of Pennsylvania.

occurrence. Nor was the end less worthy of ance of all who are qualified to instruet or an use the public. Upon this assistance we depend in a great de

history than the action or the men. To estabMore and more arrivals from the Bay of

lish a government, under which entire personal gree for our hopes of success, for however the abundant

Mexico, have lessened and lessened our hope liberty, and in particular, total freedom of constores to which we liave access, may enable us to supply of hearing from the Hornet, and we can now science, for all denominations, should be sematter which may be highly interesting to our readers, I hope no longer. “The captuin of a light brig

cured, by depositing the power in the hands of we shall think it of even more importance to give them

the people to be governed; to institute the exsomething peculiarly adapted to the present time and

who was in the edge of the tempest, represents perimental trial of a regular, elective, reprecircumstances; something from home. it as having been the most appalling spectacle

sentative republic, freed from the habitual con

nexion of church and state, was an undertaking Communications should be addressed to “ E. Littell for

. The sea was y

utterly at variance with the spirit of the ago. the Literary Port Folio,"-and subscriptions will be into a foam as though a thousand water spouts In the reign of the second James, who incurthankfully received by E. Litiell & Brother, corner of

were bursting over as many whirlpools, wbilo red so much obloquy, and ultimately lost his Chestnut and Seventh streets, Philadelphia.

throne, for the attempts he was believed to be Subscriptions are also received by Thomas C. Clarke, the winds were driving with a fury that moun.

making to re-establish the Catholic religion S. W. corner of Chestnut and Seventh strecis.

tains only could resist. His own vessel was and Roman domination in the British islands, The present agents are requested to continue their

ut in t

such an attempt, with the patronage of the fertions to promote the circulation of the work, and a Jiberal compensation will be made to all who may gale, lie was borne almost through the air, he.

monarch himself, might even go far to call in procure and forward subscriptions and payment.

question the reality of his supposed efforts at knew not how. The captain thinks that no overruling religious liberty ai home. Well To the present publishers nearly all the subscribers are strangers. It is our wish to ascertain as early as pos heary ship, or ship heavily laden, could have might the occurrence excite the attention, in sible whether there be any names on our list unworthy of credit, and to this end we respectfuliy request all the stood that awful tempest.”

a subsequent age, of the infidel satirist,* who We have heard

declared this "the only treaty never ratified by yoou subscribers to take the trouble to call at the book. store and pay what may be due for the past year-nd

the opinion of one of our highest na val oficers, 1 an oath, and the only one that was never bro. also, by paying in advance, to receive the deduction | “ that in all probability the gale opened the stipulated in our terms. A compliance with this requcst wiil nuch oblige us. seams of the Hornet, and she went down liko a

Nor were the aboriginal parties to the treaty

deroid of personal interest. We have not now mass of iron."

space to go into a discussion with the talented Public Affairs. The long uncertain fate of the Eperrier, but prejudiced writer in the North American

Review, who has expressed a contrary opinion; In beginning our editorial labours, all that hung for months upon our imagination ; but

but we think any impartial person who will we have room to say under this head, is a few in the loss of this vessel we keenly feel that take the pains to examine the necessary docu.

ments, will be convinced of the truil of the | we have suffered a peculiar evil. words upon the manner in which we shall

statement originally made by lleckewcldor, hereafter endeavour to fulfil this part of our

Lieutenant Daniel H. Mackey was a friend

that the Delaware Indians held a bighi priority duty. We shall not have room for the mesof whom we were proud. He was a man upon among the tribes of this continent, with the

exception of the Six Nations, in the capacity of sages of our Presidents; nor for the reports of whom we should have absolutely relied in any

political leaders and of peace-makers. The fafuture Conventions; nor for the constitutions difficulty or danger. In uprightness, in deli

mous title of Grandfaiher, uniformly claimed of benevolent societies ; nor for the interminacacy, in manners and in mind, he was a gen by them down to very recent treaties, and ac.

knowledged by members of other tribes,t pro. ble essays of

tleman to whom we know no superior. As an ; nor even for the reports of

bably conveyed no very definite powers, acSecretaries at War. We shall not even be officer he was strictly attentive to his duty,

cording to our ideas. Still, it appears from able, in the small space we can give to this de

when on board ;--and we can testify from per. | their own statements, as preserved by the au. • parlment, to condense all the important items

sonal knowledge, that when on sliore he was thor just mentioned, that they laid aside, by

treaty, the character of warriors, to assumo of intelligence; but considering the whole as | assiduous in those sludies which belter quali.

that of women, with the distinct understanding an open field to us, we shall select such sub

fied him for serving his country. Whatever that in this there was no degradation, but an jects as shall to us seem best-considered in it was his duty to know, he knew thoroughly

honorary charge of peace-making, which could

be given to nono but a polverful and respected the compound ratio of their usefulness to our

-and such is our opinion of his capacity, bis

nation. This has been treated, in the revicw rcaders, and thcir adaptation to our editorial prudence, and his knowledge, that we do not alluded to, as the self-flattering invention of a

conquered tribe; and some of our own people hesitate to assert, that could any accident have capacity.

have been found willing to back this supposiIn thus announcing our intention to meddle, placed him at one step at the head of our Navy,

tion by appealing to the commands said to have

been laid on thein by the Six Nations, at the when we judge it expedient, with political | he would have done honour to his station.

treaty of Easton, which they are represented malters, we think it necessary to guard against

to have obeyed, by removing to Wyoming. alarming two classes of our subscribers : Ist.

For the Literary Port Folio.

When we recollect that the Six Nations weio PENN'S TREATY WITH THE INDIANS. Those who may think us likely to encroach

invited to assume and exercise this influenco (See the accompanying Plate.)

by the whitos, at a period when the latter, with upon a province peculiarly belonging to them.

The celebrated treaty under the Elm Tree their Mohawk allies, vastly outnumbered and selves. To these we say, lhat we have no do- at Shackamaxon, has received so much atten-nearly surrounded the Delawares, and that the sire to distinguish ourselves in any of the dirty

tion, and excited so much omotion in various

quarters of the world, as to give it strongly the * Voltaire. work now doing, and that we are as unlikely

e as unlikely character of an incident in romance. The 1 Hendrick Aupaunent's Narrative, Mem, to become active politicians as if we were ' spectacle was indeed singular in many respects; 'Penn. Hist. Soc. vol. ii, pt. 1. p. 76.

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latter had been for about 50 years unused to I desire to have the work would do we'l to send / of Bonaparte, partitioning the ea

earth at h

his will war, and particularly united in bonds of the

and devastating it with fire and sword; now strictest ainity with these very whites, while their names to them, as in distributing the the conspiracy of Kings, the successors of Bo. the alternative subjected them to compulsion, copies, something may happen to cause a sur-naparte, blaspbemingly calling themselves the and to the invasion, from behind, of their feroplus. Orders will be supplied, in the order in

Holy Alliance, and treading in the footsteps of cious red neighbours, can any one be surprised

their incarcerated leader; not yet, indeed, at the readiness with which the intriguing Mo. which they are received.

usurping the government of other nations, hawks made a merit of assuming the authority, We have not had time to read much of the avowedly and in detail, but controlling by their or at the compliance of the unfortunate emiwork, but select two interesting passages, and

armies iho forms in which they will permit grants? To confirm the idea that the charac

them to be governed; and reserving, in petto, ter in which the latter stood was not that of shall hereafter give further notices of it.

the order and extent of the usurpations further huiniliation, but of respect and peaceful au

meditated." thority, we quote the following passage from

| mr. JEFFERSON'S OPINION OF THE CAUSE OF an Indian rriter of another tribe. Hendrick

THE FRENCH RESOLUTION.

IMPORTANT DINNER AT UR. JEFFERSON's. Aupaunent held the rark of Chief among the " The King was now become a passive ma-1 " The Aristocracy was cemented by a comMohegans; and, in conceding superiority to the chine in the hands of the National Assembly, mon principle of preserving the ancient regime, Delawares, must be considered as impartial and had he been left to himself, he would have l or whatever should be nearest to it. Makins waiving, as he docs, the claims of his own na. willingly acquiesced in whatever they should this their polar star, they moved in phalanx, tion. He was an individual well known to, and I devise as best for the nation. A wise consti- grave preponderance on every question to the confidentially employed by, President Wash: tution would have been formed, hereditary in minorities of the Patriols, and always to those ington; and we have attestations to his cha- bis line, himself placed at its head, with powers who advocated the least change. The features racter from the late Col. Pickering. Flis words so large, as to enable him to do all the good of of the new constitution were thus assuming a are as follows* _

his station, and so limited, as to restrain hiin fearful aspect, and great alarm was produced "The Delawares, whom we call Wenau- from its abuse. This he would have faithfully among the honest Patriots by these dissentions meeu, are our Grandfathers, according to the | administered, and more than this, I do not be in their ranks. In this uneasy state of things, ancient covenant of their and our ancestors, to lieve, he ever wished. But he had a Queen I received one day a note from the Marquis de which we adhere without any deviation in of absolute sway over his weak mind, and timid la Fayette, informing me, that he should bring these near 200 years past; to which nation the virtue, and of a character, the reverse of his in a party of six or eight friends, to ask a dinner Five Nations and British, after finding them all points. This angel, as gaudily painted in of me the next day. I assured him of their selves incapable of completing a union of all the rhapsodies of Burke, with some smarlness welcome. When they arrived, they were La who has one colour, have committed the whole of fancy, but no sound sense, was proud, dis Fayette himself, Duport, Barnave, Alexander business. For this nation had the greatest in- , dainful of restraint, indignant at all obstacles la Meth, Blacon, Mounier, Maubourg, and Dafluence with the Southern, Western and North to her will, eager in the pursuit of pleasure, gout. These were leading Patriots, of honest ern nations."

and firin enough to hold to her desiros, or but differing opinions, sensible of the necessity The picture, from the brush of our country- perish in their wreck. Ter inordinate gam of effecting a coalition by mutual sacrifices, man, West, an engraving of which is before us, I bling and dissipations, with those of the Count knowing each other, and not afraid, therefore, presents the peculiar style of attitude and d'Artois, and others of her clique, had been a to unbosom themselves motually. This last countenance of this unfortunate tribe with such sensible itein in the exhaustion of the treasury, was a material principle in the selection, peculiar accuracy, that a gentleman well known which called into action the reforming hand of With this view, the Marquis had invited the as an eminent naturalist, when taken to see the nation ; and her opposition to it, her inflexi conference, and had fixed the time and place the copy now in the Academy of the Fine Arts, ble perverseness, and dauntless spirit, led her inadvertently, as to the embarrassment under declared that he could at any time have recog- self to the guillotine, drew the King on with which it might place me. The cloth being renised the figures as belonging to the Dela- her, and plunged the world into crimes and ca- moved, and wine set on the table, after the wares, from their resemblance to those mem | lamities which will forever stain the pages of American manner, the Marquis introduced the bers of the tribe with whom he had sojourned modern history. I have ever believed, that objects of tho conference, by summarily reon the Arkansas. He described their air and | had there been no Queen, there would have minding them of the state of things in the As. features as peculiarly noble; and added that | been no revolution. No force would have sembly, the course which the principles of the they actually preserve to the present day, the been provoked, nor exercised. The King Constitution were taking, and the inevitable style of painting the face as represented in the would have gone hand in hand with the wisdom result, unless checked by more concord among picture. This, of course, our engraving can. of his sounder counsellors, who, guided by the the Patriots themselves. He observed, that al. not adequately represent. Aged individuals increased lights of the age, wished only, with though he also had bis opinion, he was ready have staled, that the figure represented as dis the same spice, to advance the principles of to sacrifice it to that of his brethren of the charging the duties of historian or sccretary, their social cons!itutions. The deed which sarne cause; but that a common opinion must and concentrating his attention, as he holds a closed the mortal course of these sovereigns, I now be formed, or the Aristocracy would carry large fan before his face, is a very good like. shall neither approve nor condemn. Iain not every thing, and that, whatever they should niess of the celebrated Tecdyuscung. Others, prepared to say, that the first magistrate of a / now agree on, he, at the head of the National and these are by no means few, profess to re- nation cannot commit treason against his coun-| force, would maintain. The discussions, becognise the likenesses of several of our own an- try, or is unainenable to its punishment; nor yet, gan at the hour of four, and were continued cestors in the patriarchal group towards the that where there is no written law, no regulated till ten o'clock in the evening; during which right of the picture. The figure holding the tribunal, there is not a law in our hearts, and time, I was a silent witness to a coolness and sheet of parchment represents, we know not a power in our hands, given for righteous em candour of argument, unusual in the conflicts with what correctness, the Secretary, Thomas ployment in maintaining right, and redressing of political opinion; to a logical reasoning, and Story. The others, probably filled up from wrong. Of those who judged the King, many chaste eloquence, disfigured by no gaudy tin. the painter's acquaintance, bear strong resem thought him wilfully criminal; many, that sel of rhetoric or declamation, and truly worblance to the respective families of Shippen, his existence would keep the nation in per thy of being placed in parallel with the finest West, Logan, and Morris. Towards the midst petual conflict with the horde of Kings, who dialogues of antiquity, as handed to us by of the picture, and near his Indian friend, ap.

would war against a regeneration which might Xenophon, by Plaio and Cicero. The result pears the man

come home to themselves, and that it were was, that the King should have a suspensive Qui leges et jura dabat, parvaque suorum

better that one should die than all. I should I veto on the laws, that the legislature should Et pater et judex idem regnabat in aula.

not have voted with this portion of the legisla- be composed of a single body only, and that to ture. I should have shut up the Queen in a be chosen by the people. This Concordate de. convent, putting harm out of her power, and cided the fate of the constitution. The Pa

placed the King in his station, investing him triots all rallied to the principles thus settled, Memoir, Correspondence and Miscellanies, from with limited powers, which, I verily believe, carried every question agreeably to them, and the Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Edited by he would have honestly exercised, according reduced the Aristocracy to insignificance and Thomas Jefferson Randolph. Charlottesville, to the measure of his understanding. In this impotence. 4 vols. 8co.

way no void would have been created, court “But duties of exculpation were now incum.

ing the usurpation of a military adventurer, bent on me. I waited on count Montmorin the of this work we have procured a copy with

nor occasion given for those enormities which next morning, and explained to him, with truth some difficulty, having neglected to subscribe demoralised the nations of the world, and de- and candour, how it had happened that my house for it. The agents in Philadelphia received

stroyed, and is yet to destroy, millions and had been made the scene of conferences of

millions of its inhabitants. There are three such a character. He told me, he already exactly the number subscribed for, and under- epochs in history, signalized by the total ex. knew every thing which had passed, that so stand that the whole edition has been taken up. tinction of national morality. The first was of far from taking umbrage at the use made of The death of a subscriber enabled us to obtain

rain the successors of Alexander, not omitling him/ my house, on that occasion, he earnestly wish

self: The next, the successors of the first ed I would habitually assist at such conferpossession of his copy-and Messrs. Littell & Cæsar: The third, our own age. This was ences, being sure I should be useful in modeBrother request us to state that persons who begun by the partition of Poland, followed by rating the warmer spirits, and promoting a

that of the treaty of Pilnitz; next the confla- wholesome and practicable reformation only. * Hendrick Aupaunent's Narrative, p. 76. Igration of Copenhagen; then the enormities I told him, I knew too well the duties I owed to the King, to the nation, and to my own coun. / When Paine had afterwards fallen into disre.

THE MAGIC GLASS. try, to take any part in councils concerning | pute, and was shunned by the more respectatheir internal government, and that I should ble of his friends on account of his drunken ha

BY MRS. HEMANS. persevere, with care, in the character of a bits, he boarded in the house of one William How lived-how loved-how died they ?-Byron. neutral and passive spectator, with wishes C****, a farrier. This C**** and I being aconly, and very sincere ones, that those mea- quainted, I had free access to

, and

" The Dead! the glorious Dead !-And shall sures might prevail which would be for the frequently called to converse with Tom Paine.

they rise ? greatest good of the nation. I have no doubt, One evening he related the following anecdote.

Shall they look on thee with their proud, indeed, that this conference was previously During the slaughtery of Robespierre, when

bright eyes?known and approved by this honest minister, every Republican that the monster could get

Thou ask'st a fearful spell ! who was in conference and communication in his power was beheaded, Paine was cast into

Yet say, from shrine or dim sepulchral hall, with the Patriots, and wished for a reasonable prison, and his name was on a list with nine

What kingly vision shall obey my call?reform of the constitution."

teen who were ordered for execution next
morning. It was customary for the clerk of

The deep grave knows it well!
the tribunal to go round the cells at night, and

1. put a cross with chalk on the back of the door

* Would'st thou behold earth's Conquerors?TOM PAINE. of such of the prisoners as were ordained for

Shall they pass the scaffold in the morning. When the exe

Before thee, flushing all the Magic Glass Extructs from the Notes of an Observer. cutioner came with his guard to remove the

With Triumph's long array? When Tom Paine escaped from the dun: victims, wherever a chalking was found, the

Speak! and those dwellers of the marble urn, geons of the Committee of Public Safety in inmate of the cell was taken forth and exe

Robed for the feast of Victory, shall return, Paris, he came to this city (New York,) and cuted.

As on their proudest day. put up at the city hotel. One morning, about in these horrible shambles there was a long nine o'clock, a person came into my store, and gallery, having a row of cells on each side. " Or wouldst thou look upon the Lords of said that Paine was standing on the steps at the The passage was secured at each end, but the

Song? entrance of the hotel. As I lived next street, doors of the cells were left open, and sometimes O'er the dark Mirror that immortal throng and being curious to see him, I, with two gen. the prisoners stepped into the rooms of one Shall waft a solemn gleam! tlemen who happened to be in the store at the another for company. It happened, on the Passing with lighted eyes and radiant browe, time, went round the corner to have a look at night proceding the day appointed for the doom Under the foliage of green laurel-boughs, him; but before we got there he had stepped of Paine, that he had gone into his neighbour's But silent as a dream." in. At that moment I happened to observe | cell, leaving his door open with its back to the

IV. S***** L****n the painter enter the hotel. As wall. Just then the chalker came past, and

wall. Just then the chalker came past, and “ Not these, O mnighty Master!--Though their I knew Sam and he were compatriots through | being probably drunk, crossed the inside of his

lays the whole of the American Revolution, I pre-cell door.

Be unto man's free heart, and tears, and praise, sumed he was going to see his old friend, and Next morning, when the guard came with

Hallowed for evermore! proposed to my companions to go in likewise, an order to bring out the twenty.victims, and And not the buried Conquerors !--Let them saying, that as I was acquainted with Mr. finding only nineteen chalks, Paine being in

sleep, L ****n, he would introduce us. They, how- bed and his door shut, they took a prisoner And let the flowery earth her sabbaths keep ever, declined to go, so I went alone. from the farther end of the gallery, and thus

In joy, from shore to shore! "Is Mr. Painc at home?" said I to the wait. | made up the requisite number. er. “ Yes."_"In his own room?"-" Yes.”—

About forty-eight hours after this atrocious" But, if the narrow-house may be so inoyed, “ Can I see him?"-“ Follow me;" and I was

deed, Robespierre was overthrown, and his Call the bright shadows of the most Beloved, ushered into a spacious room, where the table

own head chopped off, so that Paine was set at was set for breakfast. One gentleman was liberty, and made the best of his way to New

Back from their couch of rest!

That I may learn if their meek eyes be filled writing at the table, another reading the newspapers at the farther end of the room, and a

With peace; if human love hath' ever stilled lengthy, lank, coarse-looking figure was stand

I asked him what he thought of his alınost The yearning human breast." ing with his back to the fire. I saw a resemmiraculous escape. He said the Fates had

VI. blance to a portrait I had seen in the “ Rights

ordained he was not then to die. Says I “ Mr. “ Away, fond youth !-An idle quest is thine: of Man." I knew it was Paine.

Paine, I'll tell you what;-I think you know These have no trophy, no memorial shrine; While following the waiter, presuming Paine

you have written and spoken much against I know not of their place! was alone, I prepared a speech to introduce my.

what we call the religion of the Bible; you Midst the dim valleys, with a secret flow, self to a plain Republican solus; but when I

have highly extolled the perfectibility of hu- | Their lives, like shepherd reed-notes, faint and thus found myself, in the presence of others,

man reason when left to its own guidance, un. with the great author of " Common Sense,” I

shackled by priestcraft and superstition. The Have passed, and left no trace. was at a loss for a moment; at last I recovered God in whom you live, niove, and have your

VII. being, has spared your life that you might give « llaply, begirt with shadowy woods and hills, my self-possession, and said, * Gentlemen, is Mr. Paine in this room?"

to the world a living cominent on your doc. And the wild sounds of melancholy rills,

trines. You now show what human nature is He stepped towards me, and answered, “ My

This covering turf may bloom; name is Paine." I held out my hand, and when left to itself. Here you sit, in an obscure

But ne'er hath Fame made relics of its flowers; when I had hold of his, says I, “ Mr. Paine, and comfortless dwelling, stifled with snuff and

Never hath pilgrim sought their household and you gentlemen, will excuse my abrupt enstupified with brandy;-you, who were once

bowers, try. I came out of mere curiosity to see the

the companion of Washington, of Jay, and of man whose writings have made so much noise Hamilton. Every good man has deserted you;

Or poet hailed their tomb."

VIII. in the world.” Paine answered, “I am very

and even Deists, that have any regard for de

cency, cross the streets to avoid you." glad your curiosity is so easily satisfied."

"Adicu, then, Master of the midnight spell, Then, without a word more, I rejoined, - Good He was then the most disgusting human be

Some voice perchance by those lone graves

may tell morning;" and walking out, shut the door be ing that could any where be met with. Intem

That which I pine to know! hind me. perance had bloated his countenance beyond

I haste to seek, from woods and valleys deep, I heard them all burst out into a loud laugh. description. A few of his disciples, who stuck | Where the Beloved are laid in lowly sleep, Thinks I, they may laugh that win-I have to him through good report and through bad

Records of joy and wo.' seen Paine, and, all things considered, have report, to hide him from the abhorrence of made a good retreat.

mankind, had him conveyed to New Rochelle, The gentlemen called the waiter, and in where they supplied him with brandy till it quired who I was; and he told them. They burned up his liver. But this man, beastly as LOVE'S REPROACH; A RUSTIC reported the matter in the coffee house, and he was in appearance, and dreadful in princi

• PLAINT. among their acquaintances, and as the story ple, still retained something of humanity with.

BY JAMES KENNEY, ESQ. travelled, it was enriched with all manner of in the depravity of his heart, like the gem in garnishing. One of them was, that I had told the head of the odious toad. The man who Dear Ton, my brave free-hearted lad, Paine he was a d-drascal, and had it not been suffered death in his stead left a widow, with

Where'er you go, God bless you! . for his books I would never have left my native two young children, in poor circumstances.

You'd better speak than wish you had, country. Are not people, who invent addi. Paine brought them all with hiin to New York,

If love for ine distress you. tions to truth, liars?"

supplied them while he lived, and left them To me, they say, your thoughts incline, At that time I was precentor in the Scotch the most part of his property when he died.

And possibly they may so: Presbyterian Church in Cedar Street, of which The widow and children lived in apartments in

Then, once for all, to quiet mino, the famous Dr. John Mason was then minister. | the city by theinselves. I saw them often, but

Tom, if you love me, say so. The Kirk Session caught the alarm, an extra | never saw Paine in their company; and I am On that sound heart and manly frame meeting was called, and I was suspended from well assured, and believe, that his conduct to. Sits lightly sport or labour, office for some months on account of having wards them was disinterested and honourable. Good-humour d, frank, and still the same, yisiled Tom Paine.

G.T.! To parent, friend, or neiglıbour:

| York.

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