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gustine :--His creditor, on request. LADY'S MISCELLANY ing him to reimburse his debt,

NEW YORK, February 1, 1812. was laconically informed, "that hay. ing become a Spanish subject,

Be it our task, he was free of the debt; that the To note the passing tidings of the times. king had by proclamation protect

On Sunday evening, the barn of Mr. ed debtors froin debts contracted

George Sammis, at Huntington, L. I. in the States; that he might was destroyed by fire, including five whistle what tune he pleased for horses, cattle the hay, kc.

This was his own amusement : but begged the work of some incendiary. his debtor not to trouble him any more with his folderol.'

On Sačurday morning, at one o'clock; the building erected some years since

by Mr. I.ivingston, at the foot of North. ORIGINAL EPITAPH Moore-street, for a steam saw mill, was on an OLD DRUXKARD

consumed by fire. It has been occupied

for some time as a manufactory for Mr. WEEP ! grocers, tavernkeepers, all !

Fulton and others. Suspicions are en. And brandy merchants, great and small!

tertained of its having been set on fire. for Guzzle is no more! He drank his last the other day,

On the 16th inst. nine wooden tene. And now lies buried in this clay,

ments were destroyed by fire at Rich. So pray, shut, up your stores,

mond, Vir. No lives were lost, and the Now is your time, ye worms draw near, property valued at 20,000 dollars, was Broach Guzzle's keg, and take good

mostly injured. cheer

A shock of an Earthquake was felt at For it is yet well filla!

Jamaica, L. I. a little after 9 o'clock on But from poor Tom's unhappy fate,

Thursday evening 23.1. alt. About the Tale warning! ere it be too late

same time a noise was heard in this By BRANDY he was Kill!!

city, which, by some, was said to be an Earthquake.

ORIGINAL EPITAPH

A shock of an Earthquake was felt

at Washington on Thursday morning ON A DRUNKARD.

23 ult. 20 minetes past 9. Pray who lies here? why, dop't you know !

THE FOUNDLING OF 'Tis stammering staggering, boozy Joe; BELGRADE A ROMANCE. What; dead at last? I thought that Was published sometime since by D., death

Longworth, in this city, & is still for sale Could never stop his long long breath, byhim (per one dollar,) at the shakspear True death ne'er threw his dart at hini, Gallery. It was announced as a translation But kill'd like David, with a sling ; from the French by W. Jennings, & is. Whether he's gone we do not know, scribed) by permission, to T. JEFFER: With spirits above or spirits below: SON ESQ. PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED But, if a former taste inherits,

STATZs. We are, however, informHe's quaffing in a world of spirits, ed that it was an o iginal s'oik writ

horne, esg.

ten by a gentleman on his passage from At Albany, George Colier, to Miss this city to the Island of Jamaica. The Martha Haines, of Watervelit. name of the author is not known. The

At Albany David Austin Northrup, to style is rapid and his attempt at brevity

Miss Sophia Brainard. (at times) require the whole attention of

At Halifax rer. Charles Ingliss, to the reader. Could the author have been prevailed on to have re.written his work,

Hannah, daughter of Lawrence Harts. he might, by dilating extended it to three or four times its present size, with as

At New Hampton Wm. Maxwell, esq. much or more propriety than many of our of Flemington, to Miss Bally Dusenbery, modern romarces have done theirs. Bot || daughter of major Dusenbery. his impatience of temper prevented this. Al Hempstead, Long-Island, Mr.Cor. He aims at much higher things. There

nelius Duryre, of Famnica, 10 Miss is however, enough in it to amply com.

Deborah L. Doughty. pensate the purchaser, of the expence of At Hudson Edward C. Thursten, to the volume.

Miss Elisa Van Verden Burgh. Christopher’s Enigmatical list of of-SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS zung ladies, at Newtown and Hurlgate,

Died. (was received too late for this weeks publication) shall appear in our next

On Monday afternoon, Mr. William number.

Vandewater, in the 26th year of his age. SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS5+

At Norfolk, William Cuthberi, esp,

merchant a native of Scotland: Married.

On Monday , last, in the 75.h year of On Saturday evening, by the rev. Mr. his age. Mr. Isauc Couriland. Strong, Mr. Matthias Crane, to Mrs.

At Savannah on the 7th inåt. where he Hannah Foote.

had gone for the benefit of his health, Mr On Thursday erening last, by the rev. John S. Wallace, of this city.. Mr. Gunn, Mr. Warren Bishop, to Miss At Trenton, Stephen Walsh, aged 90 , Harriet Olmstead, all of this city. Benjamin Drake, aged 35; Thomas At Christ's Church, on Thursday morn.

Thomas, aged 41. ing, by the rev. Mr. Ljell, Mr. Robert On Thursday, of a consumption, which Gill to Miss Harriet Rumsey, both of she bore with christian fortitude and truly. this city,

pious resignation, Mrs. Abbe Walgrave, At Friend's Meeting House, Westbury, : wife of Mr. Garrit Walgrave. L I. Mr. John D. Hicks, to the amia.

At Porrland Charles Paul, a native of ble Miss Sarah Rushman, daughter of Newlown, Long Islanıl. Mr. Stephen Rushman, esq all of that On IVednesday, Mr. Oliver Bronson, place.

a nalive of Conrecticu'. 1: Philadelphia EDWARDWHITE. At Fishkill, John Henderson, azei LY, printer, to MISS MARY SMITH. 102, a nati:e of Scotland; he was a sol

dier in the battle of Cullolen, in '46., At Newark, David Mecker, of Eliza. bethtown, to Miss Abby R. Beach.

On his passage to Savannah, on board

the brig Hesper, Mr. Willian Magee. At Newark Col. Hiram Smith, of Trey, 'l of this city, merchant, of the house of to M18. Darbi, of Parsipanny.

James Magee conil Co.

were brought up to respect the his being treated well. I do not pious) prevented me ; or whether pretend to know the value of some I was deterred by the recollection sorts of goods myself but he has of my bad luck in pilsering melons, but one price, and never takes ļ cannot now remember ; but I advantage of one's ignorance.' I told them decidedly I would have marked the consequence.--Upwo:hing to do with the matter and right grew rich and respected; did all in my power lo ciissliade and fully experienced the truth of them of their enterprise.

the maximi, thai---honesty is the

best frolicy. I don': know how, but so it happened, that my honesty got to the Tere, ino, was Lawyer Airparson's ears, and one Suturday well ;- he never would flaiter you afiernoon I received an invitation alout your cause, for the sake of to go and see hiin. Away I went your money--but would tell you conscious that I had done no, plainly his opinion, even though wiong;-how light beats the heart he lost a fee by it. Nor would he of innocence! The good man met everadvocate a cause that he knew me at the door :- Robert,' says to bc unjuse. His established he, taking my hand, • I have heard character drew business from evethat you refused to join in pilser- ! ry quarter, and he realized in a ing my pears. Now I mean to fortune of five thousand pounds, convince you that "horesly is the and the esteem of his fellow-men, best policy.' 'Here,' added he, the correctness of the maxim that placing a large basket of the fin- honesty is the best policy. est fruit before me, 'eat what you please, and take as many with you

But there was rich George Aras you can carry. I felt at that denburg, who had a large farm moment happier than Napoleon, given him by his father One of with empires at his feet. And the

the merchanis had advertised for circumstance led me to remark, allow to send off for New-Yok. early in life, the consequence of Rich Gcorge had killed a number an adherence to the maxim. of fat catlle, and as the tallow was

to be sent away immediately, be There was at Appleberry a thought it a good time to dispose merchant, well esteemed for his of it. It was weigbed-every boprobily :--'Where do you trade, dy thought it astopishing heavy. neighbour?'-said one farmer to Dick Arty, who attended the store, . another. "Why, at Mr. Upright's,''being somewhat suspicious, and a replied the first. His weights and little rogu's' withall, in removing measures always hold out. I had one of the cakes, as though by as liet send a child as grown pci-acciden!, let it full plump upon the son to his store, for the mailer of foor-ir split open--and, 19! in

the middle was a large stone ! where he feasted them, and sent

Poor George looked like a sheep- for such people askept ready made stealer.--He was hosted out of clothes, clad them all complete, town. His match was broken off and gave cach a sum of money, with the amiable Miss Arabella | according as he thought their neBroomley; he was turned out of cessities required. On his arrival the militia office he held, and fin at home, the father, who had been ally was compelled to sell his farm very uneasy at his. long absence, and move ofi' to Canada.

inquired where he had been, and

what doing? He said, "I have The blacksmith, the täylor;

been fulfilling the Scripture The printer, the nailor;

The naked have I clothedfed The hatter, the joiner;

the

hungry--and the rich The potter, the miner;

have sent emply away."
The farmer, physician;
Merchant, politician ;
The sadler, and sawyer;

A gentleman having put out a
The priest and the lawyer;

candle by accident one night, be The painter, and glazier ;

ordered his waiting man (who was The mason and grazier,

a simple being,) to light it again in Will find that my maxim, so trite

the kitchen ; "but take care, and so old,

James," added he, 'that you do not Tothose who aelopt it, brings hon- liit yourslf against any thing in the or and gold.

dark Mindful of the caution, James stretched out both arms at

full length before him, but unluck. VARIETY

ily a door. that stood half open, passed between his hands and

struck him a woeful blow upon ORIGINAL AND SELECTED

the nose ;

“ Dickens !” muttered

he, when he recovered his senses For the Lady's Miscellany. a liule, “I always heard that I had

a plaguy long nose, but I vow I Aung gentleman of good mo rrever have thought that it rals, was unwari'y drawn into a longer than my arın." gaming house where he was so lucky as to win ali, the cash the Honesty and Gratitude !...A games'crs had. Upon leaving the man, named Obediah Potter, who place, he was beset at the door by- formerly resided in Savannah 2 number of beggars, who gener. ll (Georgia), and who was enabled ally attended to ask aims of the by the liberality of a merchant in fortunate gamesters--be directed that city, to carry on a considerable bem to a neighbouring faren trasle ; lately absconded to St Au

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having been instructed in all the

pulling her by the hair of her head in her station, and though she pro over the bodies in the stail way.

ceeded no fartier in the languages

at that time than the French Mr. Stetson fell in the lobby longue, yet afterwards, she became with his head to the wall-but for li acquainted with Laten, and having a crack which his mouth accident.

a piercing wit, a solid jucenichi, ally caught, he would have died

and tenacious memory, s!icionado for want of air-the fresh air

lierself perfect mistress ni Cres that streamed through it revived thing she atiempted to cart wita him enough to lift his head to the extraordinary facility. windowqwa frestr drenght of it revived him and he jumped out.

Her Amartable abilities and

great propensity to learning, kas rden dra sakodina alate observed by her uncle who was a of insensibility. His lady was sav. clergyman, he generously offered ed by jumping through a windows

to be hor preceplor and under his and clinging to a man, and her lit tuition she made a considerable tie daughter by hanging to her

progress in phylosophy, matheinanue. They had three children matics, logic, &c. there, and not one of them was

In the 30th year

of her age, she

left Newcastle and came to LonSeveral individuals were active | don, where at Chelsea, she spent in rescuing the lives of their fcl the remainder of her life. She low creatures.--Dr. Mc, Caw let now proxecuted her studies, with down several from the window. uncommon assiduity, and become Mr. Doyle, Mr. Grant and others perfect mistress of the above who were out, received many as sciences. they were let or jumped down.

The great learning which she SELECT E D.

had attained together with her naFor the Lady's Miscellany.

tural benevolence, made, her obA SKETCH 0x

serve and lament the general wa MARY ASTELL'S LIFE.

of knowledge in her sex, which

she justly observed, was the chief This very great ornament of her || cause of all those follies and inconsex and country was born at New veniences into which they loo oftca castle upon Tyne, in the county of fell. Accordingly she employed Northumberland, about the year her pen for iheir instruction, and 1668, and was the daughter of Mr. || produced some creatises for the Astell, merchant, in that place. use of ladies. She also wrole She was very genteelly educated, | sune religious tracts,&in 1700,10

duced a book, called "Reflections languages usually learned

! by ladies t' on Marriage,' in which it was

lost.

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