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With me you
he continued, to roam abroad the
$ E LECTED. unfriended orphan. From this moment I adopt you as my son. I
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Yea, they shall sing in the ways of to protect you.
the LORD ; for great is the globe safe from the pursuit of those
ry of the Lord. who too evidently seek your life :
Psalm cxxxviii. 5. in me recover the lost caresses of an abandoned father. Having res. THE subject that is introduced cued you from one danger, I shall || by these words is so pleasant and , screen you from another. We may || important, that it justiy demands yet discover your real parents ; in and deserves a more thorough con. the meanwhile be it my province sideration than we were able 10 to perform the duties their profilio bestow upon it in our former disgacy denies you. What says my. course. Having before mentioned boy ? can you confide in my assur. some reasons, which the truly pi. ances-will you trust to my pro ous experience, for singing in the tection and remain with me? A ways of the LORD, it is now prosoldier by profession, I'll teach posed to consider the principal and you the art of war; and by inur most permanent foundation of ing you to the fatigue and hard- || Christian enjoyment. This is disships of a campaign, animate your tinctly mentioned in the latter bosom with that love of glory clause of our text-' for great ir which victorious intrepidity in the glory of the LORD.' The glory spires.'
of the Lord is his goodness. For Charmed by the picture he drew when Moses said unto God, I my young mind was kindled with beseech thee,shew me thy glory;' an ampitious ardor hitherto un
he said unto Moses. I will make tasted. His words spoke music to
all my goodness pass before thee.' my soul. In a moment imagina- The greatest of Divine goodness tion already crowned me with the is the highest and purest fountain laurels of victory, and the din of of the joys of the righteous. But arms, marshalled up the proșid tro.
who can describe the goodness of phies of glorious warfare. At that God? The beloved disciple gires instant the kettle-drum and bugle the most perfect description of the resounded from below, and seem
Divine excellence and glory, when ed to blazen forth the fancied con,
he says Gopis love. The good
ness of God is self-existent. All quest I had gained my heart beat in rapturous ecstacy, and I vaulted the goodness that ever exists in ofrom my seat to seize the banner ther beings will forever be wholly of my fallen foe!
dependent on the Supreme Being.
The goodness of God is immula. (To be Continued.) ble. It has no variableness nor
shadow of turning.' But the good-, of the great and blessed Redeemness of all other beings is mutable; Ver there was with the angel, who, and cannot be continued nor in announced the joyful event, a 'mul. creased without constant commu- tilude of the heavenly host praising nications from the immutable be God, tid saying, Glory to God in nevolence of Jehovah. The good the highest, and on earth peace, good ness of God is everlasting. When will towards men.' did Divine goodness commence existence? When · shall Divine
In the redemption of his peogoodness cease to exist ? Bui woat ple God will manifest his self-exshall we say of the goodness of istent, independent, immutable, řen, or of the goodness of angels? everlasting, invincible and infinice Compared with the Divin, eterni- ; benevolence. But what, exclainis ty, it is but a moment since the the infidel, lias yet been done for angels sang creating goodness : It the accomplishment of such a pur'is but a moment since the angels pose ? Artihol, replies the believ
saog redeeming mercy, the good. er, a straniger in the universe ? and : ness of God is invincible. It cannot dost thou know nothing of what be defeated in any of its exertions Gov has wrought for the glory of or designs. The goodness of God his name in the redemp:ion of his is infinite.
people ? Come, then, and sit at
the feet of Jesus and hear, his The manifestation of D'vine words. Learn from his lips ibe goodness constitutes the declarative designs and operations of Divine glory of God. And in this respect goodness. Then you will perceive
great is the glory of the Lord.' that the wonders of creation, and For all creation proclaims his the greater wonders of Providence great and holy name. The dis
are wholly subservient to the glopensations of Divine Providence ries of redeeming wisdom, power, ara perpetual exhibitions of Divine goodness, me:cy and faithsulness. goodness. Hence in view of such
Lel the children of Zion be seenes as are most gloomy and sor
joyful in their King. Yea they, rowful in themselves, the seruph, shall sing in the ways of the Lord; im cried and said "Holy, holy, for great is the glory of the l.oRp" holy, is the Lord of hosts; tác whole earth is full of his glory." Bui, however great the Divine
SELECTED glory may appear in crescion and Providence, yet God designs in the
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INTOXICATION. known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he haul afore When men suffer themselves, prepured unio glory.' At the birih to be subuued by intoxication, have
we not reason to suppose them What can be more abusive to Jost to shame--to their families the understanding of human nature, to society.
than beholding a young man in the In some instances this babit is prime of life, bowing his neck to brought on by loss of properly, by
the tyrannical yoke of intoxication? disappointment in a favoured ob Too often are parents, with their ject-al other times by natural, in- grey hairs, sent down to the grave clination--in the latter case they with sorrow, on account of their appear more criminal than in the offspring treading in the path of former, but in either they have intemperance. Do, my youthsal no just excase.
friends, permit me to caution you
against this vicious habit-, babit What can be more awful than to
which has no claim to bonorma behold a man with his siltered
habit which places you lower than locks, giving himself up to one of
the beast of the foresta habit the most absurd habits, intoxica.
which is, above all others degradtion? The man whose features
ing to man. fully speak an over-night's intemperance, cannot say that it was an Varjous have been the instances unmixed pleasure. Perhaps, while of promising children being ruined he was seated around the festive by their parents' suffering themboard, his partner was. at home selves to be subdued by intoxicabathing the dear pledges of her tion. They looking up to them heart with tears tears, which are for example, and seeing that inoccasioned by his absence-tears,
toxication is their constant habit, it which voluntarily flow from the
becomes theirs-and this paves the eye of affection :--And when he way for other habits, which prove returns from the seat of intemper- fatal to them-prove their rụin. ance, he frequently tramples with be dust those affections he.
Oh! my aged friends, who have has
children, be, cautious how you sworn to cherish-his tender offspring surround him with their trample upon their virtuerit is innocent smiles ;-but he is in
yolig, that ought to be a mirror lo sensible of his duty towards them; ther
them-it is you, from whom they
receive the gaft, and should it prove he has placed himself far below
to be evil fruit, the fault rests upon the brule. The man who can
your shvulders. withstand this must have a heart of adamant-he must be insensible of those ties which united him to
one class, but duty forbids it, that bis help-mate-he must be blind is the fair sex.-Alas! we find to those affections which are due some of this sex walking hand in from fellow-mortal to fellow-mor hand with the sons of intempertal
ance. The sex which is the fiowe
ble I would fain pass, unnoticed
er of human nature, has some at. handsome poplars. In the little tached to it, who frequently swal- yard, in front of the house, the rose low the bitter draught-who have and the snow ball troes, scatterlost all claim to thatrank which the ing their leafy honor to the frosts sex are justly entitled to. Oh! of Autumn, indicated, from the reader, this subject is too delicate neatness with which they were for the pen of one who has experi- trimmed, that the mind of the mis. enced troubles, the relation of tress was enough at ease to attend which would melt a heart of stone, to such interesting trifles. And therefore I must leave you to make the old house dog came wagging your own remarks.
A. Z. his tail around me, telling me as
plain as a dog could tell, you are
welcome.'-The nice observer From the Desi of Poor Robert the Scribe. need not be told of such things.
« Walk in.' ( Easier coaxed than driven."
My good old friend
that moment met me. Instead of When I made my last visit to Ap- that lensa, baif starved--hen-packplebury, I put off going to see my
ed looking fellow he seemed ten old friend Luke Thornbury, and years ago--why sir, he was ruddy for the best reason in the world.
and aş fat as a tortle-feu alderman. Luke and his wife used to quarroi He gave me that sort of cordial the live long day, and it is'nt very reception, which cold, rather by plcasant to visit where I woot my
the eye and the pressure of the clear,' and I'll see the devil take' hand, than by words, that I was you first, my love,' make half the welcome. And Mrs. Thonbury conversation. But Luke and I had , too, scemer delighied io see me. always been on the best terms, and as for that matier, Mıs. Thornbury
What an alteration! His wife and I, were never at variance.
was as happy a looking woman as
I had seen in all Applcbury. They So onc fine afternoon, it was I both, I could perceive, remarked think the 25th of Octobci, one my surprise, as the perfect accordthousand eighit hundred and ten, ance of opinion and harmony of just at halí past three o'check, that l'action in the house. Afuer ten, the 1 rapped at the font deor of the 'squire invited me to walk and see new house. And now while they his new flock of Merinos. While zre coming to open the door, I take together he look occasion to men. time io tell you that every thing tion the matter -- You seem, said around it wore another guess ap- he smiling, a litile surprised at the pearance than when I was last at harmony which prevails between the farm. The garden fences myself and Mrs. Thornbury. Fawere painted white-and the side 1 mily affairs I do not often make a walks owanented with a row of cubject of conversation, but as you
were one of my earliest friends, separated, I would aller my filan of and used to s;inpathise with me management. I became the best in the misery of having a cross natured and politest husband in the partner it is due to you to tell the world. What a metamorphose. cause of the alteration.' -I told Jenny, said he, and the tear stood him I was much pleased to see the in his eye, Jenny became the best happy change, and could not but natured and most complying wife be interested to know the cause. in Applebury. I took her advice
in every matier-she always advis"When Jane and I married,"
ed just as I wished.
if I got a said he, 'I knew she possessed, nice peach froin home, I always with a good share of understand.
saved it for her. She requited ing, high spirit. I determined
my attention with fourfold kindto be master at home, and I topk
Was she ill, I was unre. high ground, resolved to enforcemitting in my attentions. If I was obedience whenever it should be
sick ng angel can be kinder. In refused, taking care at the same fine, said my friend, I became in time to command nothing where-truth, a good husband--and that is in I had not a right to be obeyed.
the secret, that wrought such a -if my wife interfered, or inter
change in my wife ; and I da veriposed her opinion, my pride toook
ly believe if other husbands would the alarm lest she should wear the
only remember that a woman is breeches, and I would have things • easier coaxed than driven,' there y to suit myself. Jane grew cross would be infinitely more happiness and severe.--I became morose and in the married state. testy. For some time our life was miserablemy afairs began to Mr. Editor get into disorder :--she neglected Sir by giving the enclosed enig.
matical list of young ladies in your the things in the house, and I ev
much esteem cd Miscellany you will o. ery thing out of doors.--Things
blige the Author. all tended to an open rupture, and wę resolved at length to part. To An Enigmatical list of young ladies part !--It was a dreadful thought. living in Greenwhich Village. She was the mother of my children: she had good sepse-knew
1 One third of a fat bully woman how to be a good house wife, and I
and two sevenths of quantity of excould not alledge any greater of
tent adding a vowel. fence against her, than that she
2 Two thirds of a devil and three would not submit to my govern
fifths of a hollow place. ment. Many a time in our quar
3. The one half of a fisherman one rels she used to tell me, Easier third of a figure worn by Knights coaxed than driven.' The thought
of the garter and the half of rapa. struck me that before we finally ciousness adding a vowel.