then, of mending his errors and none of the art, and who are showing our friendship is to ex conscious of their failings, as to pose his errors in public, that dread the view of them at secondshame may drive him to correct hand. For my part, I never rethem.'_But none who know their

member to have laughed so heart. own heasts will think this a piece ily, nor to have been really better of just philosophy. When private pleased, than once, when a celeadmonition becomes ineffectual, brated mimic took me off in some the task of friendship is fully per improprieties of behaviour at table. . formed we must love our instruco This was done in a full company, tors not fear them. But to make

and he soon after paid me the fol-' a man repeatedly the laughing lowing compliment: "Sir, were all stock of thousanos, is scarcely the whom I take off like you, my trade part of humanity, especially as it would soon want objects'; for if I is more natural for us to resent were now to mimic you for tliese such an affront with the keenest aukwardnesses, nobody would give indignation, than to amend what is me credit, nor acknowledge the alledged to need reformation. likeness.' Besides, allowing that by this pub

Yours, lic exposure a man was incited to

MIRROR. amend his follies, still bow is it possible he should ever reconcile himself to the disagreeable idea, || A Solution of the Enigmatical list: that these follies were discovered

of Doctors in this city. to many thousands, imprinted on

1 Post, 2 Husack, 3 Hammertheir memories, and ready to be raked up when cause of obloquy

sly, 4 Rogers, 5 Wilson, 6 Kise

sam, 7 Tillary, 8 Birch, 9 Bruce, occurred ?

10 M Niven, 11 Manley, 12 BuiWhen mimickry, however is

ley. confined to general objects,. nothing can be more useful, particu:

VARIETY. lariy in the relation of a story ; but when it is employed to turn

ORIGINAL AND SELECTED into ridicule worthy and amiable - characters (perhaps clouded with some little improprieties,) it shews For the Lady's Miscellany. a baseness of mind which every man would wish to be thought An honest Sailor, having his destitute of. I have only to add

pockets stoied with well-earned on the subject, that few people are cash, determined on quitting his more loud in their clamour against ship to indulge himself, by spendMimickry than they who possess lling it like a genman. According

ly, on his arrival on shore, he hired: (pointing archly at him with his a coach, and mounting the top of finger) not to know what abafi the it, directed the driver to proceed binnaclc is ! on bis voyage. A pedestrian shortly hailed the driver, to know if he had room to accommodate

The dutchess of Devonshire, him inside. You will be pleased while waiting in her carriage one to ask his honor on the top of the day in the streets of Loadon, obcoach, sir,' was the answer. The

served a dus man, with a short frolicsome sailor did not want en.

pipe in his hand, looking at her. treaties to disclose his mind, which Having gazed a few seconds with he did, much 10 ihe satisfaction of intenseness, he broke into a smile all parties, by saying You may and said, Lord love your ladyship, get between decks, and welcome ;

I wish you would let me lite my but i'll be dd if you shall come

pipe at your eyes! Her Grace on the quarter deck.'

took it in good part, and was so Freemason's Magazine.

picased with the whimsical frank. ness of the compliment, that when

any thing civil is said to her, she PLAINTIFF AND DEFENDANT. often remarks-Very well ; but

nothing like the dustian. ibid. On a trial at the Admiralty Ses. sions for shooting a seaman, the counsel for the crown asking one of the witnesses which he was for,

A father holding his little son plaintiff or defendant-Plaintiff' or

across his knees, and spanking his defendant! says the sailor, scratch bottom, the little urchin bit him ing his head, suhy I don't knozu severely on the leg ; on which his

parent said, You young dog, how what you mean by plaintiff or de.

dare you bite me? The boy turnfindant. I came to speak for that man there! pointing at the prison

ed his head, and looking him in

the face, said, kather, who began er.-You are a pretty fellow for a


Tickler. witness, says the counsel, not 10 know what plaintiff or defendant means !-Some time asier, being

A NEVER FAILING RECIPE. asked by the same counsel what part of the ship he was in at the A young clergyman having bure tlme, Abaft the binnacle, my lord, | ried three wives, a lady asked him says tbe sailor. Abaft the binna- 1 how he happened to be so lucky? cle! replied the barrister, What Madam, replied he, I knew they part of the ship is that ?-Ha! ha! could not live without contradiction ha! chuckled the sailor, are not so I let all of them bave their own you c pretty fellow for a counsellar, "way.



On the 28th, the sea was so rough

as to prevent them taking the dead off NEW YORK, April 25, 1812.

methen they built a large fire near the Be it our task, wharf, and commenced burning them, To note the passing tidings of the times. and burned about forty at a time in ona W30000 1000000

wie. On the 29 h, the stench bad be. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.

come so bad that they quit digging the

dead from under the ruins. All the The Office of the LADY'S MI Ck L.

survivors pitched tents of the plains of LANY or, WEEKLY VISITOR, will be

Magetere. On the 4th of April, there RENOVID to No. 28 FRANKFORT

was a very bard shock, which made the STREET, after the First of MAY

vessels tremble as if they had been on a The LETTIR Box will be placed in the reef of rocks in a heavy sea—and from window after the above date, for the re.

on board the Independence, we could ception of Communications.

see the mountains move like a ship in a ... Those of our Patrons who intend | heavy sea, and large pieces scaling off

them. changing their Reside NC", on the first

At half past 5, the Indepen. of May, will please give Notice to the

Jence sailed, so that we could not tell Office, in order that they may be served

what damage had been done. regularly

• Robert K, Lowry.esq writes from

Laguira, under date of thin instant, and TREMENDOUS EARTHQUAKE. || mentions the confusion and dismay as

indescribable ; following the destruction Our Baltimore Correspondent, hav. by earthquake, is a terrible scene of rob. ing favoured us with a proof-sheet of the bery. He was preparing 10 sail imme. Federal Gazette, enables us to antici. diately, with what be could snatch from pate the following melancholy particu. the hands of plunderers, to Porto Ca. lars of an Eartbquake at Carraccas, La. vello, which had escaped the shoek.'' guira, &c.

N. r. Gaz.

Extract of a letter from a lady of inforó mation at

Natchez ( Missisippi Teri, try) ro a respectable lady in this town, dated March 7.

“By captain Betts, from Laguira, we learn, that on the 26th of March, at 4 o'clock, P. M. there was a severe shock of an Earthquake, which des. troyed nearly the whole of the city of Carraccas, and all the town of Laguira, with all the neighbouring villages-ten thousand people were buried in the ru, ins; two thousand five hundred in La. guire_one American only perished, viz. Mr. Crowell, of New.York. Four shocks were heard and felt on the night following, not heavy enough to do any damage. On the 27th, the survivors

Since the date of your letter, we have had violent and repeatedl Earthquakes, which have rendered the naviga'ion of the Missisippi river extremely dangerous There have been instances of Islands sink. ing, during those shocks. Above Natchez, there was a body of land, thought to be

were employed in digging the dead 300 acres, totally sunk. It is asserted by

from under the ruins, putting them in gentleman of veracity, that during 12 large lighters, carrying them outside of days of perpetual motion (great part of the shipping, and burying them in the which time he was on the river) an ixo


land sunk so efiectually, that he floated o Cooper, David G. Van Alst, of Newtown ver the tops of trees. He likewise asserts L-1. to Miss Jane Hunter, daughter of that an island on which he had landed, George Hunter, esq. of this city. moved a considerable distance down the river during the night. Between this

SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS place and Tennessee, there has been char.

Died. coal thrown up in abunuance. I think it truly alarming, both io the Christian and

Tuesday April 21 the sinner. The savages of this southern It is with unmixed veneration for the clime appeared very much terrified ; character of the Revolutionary Hero, ihe some of them having migrated among Patriot and Statesman, combined in one the whites hastily retired to their own that we announce that the des erabie boundary.'

He expired about nine o'clock yesterday

morning, at his lodgings in this city, af CONDITIONS

ter an illness of about four weeks continu. Of The ladr's MISCELLANr. The price is Two DOLLARS, per

Immediately after the annunciation of annum-distant Subscriber's half yearly | the above meloncholy event, both Houses in advance, otherwise the papers will not

of Congres& adjourned. They meet to. be forwarded to them, except where there

morrow morning earlier than usual, to are Agents to collect the same.

receive the report of their joint committee, It shall be delivered to Subscribers, in and authorise necessary arangements for the City, every Saturday, and forwarded

the funeral obsequies. -Nat. Intel. to those in country by the earliest con. veyance.

On Welnesday afternoun last, Dr. Fo. Postage to be paid on all Lètres di seph Trowbridge.formerly of Danbury, rected to the Editor, (except Agents) or

Conn. in the 51st year of his age. otherwise the Letters will not be attend.

On Thursday evening the 17th inst ed to.

Mr. Thomas Ramage, aged 40 years. PWANTED immediately,

On Sunday morning last, after a short an Apprentice to the Printing bu

illness, Mr Petor Crighton, in the 520 siness, apply at this office.

yecer of his age. SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS+

On Wednesday morning last, Captain Harried.

fames Deas, 'at his late residence in

New Jersey.
On Tuesday evening last, by the red,
Mr. Moore, Mr. Samuel White, to Mrs

On Wodnesday morning last, Thomas Ann Bergh, both of this city.

Halsey, youngest son of Fohn Halsey, of

this city, aged 3 years and 6 months. A: Newark, Frederick Rook, of New. 2o-k, to Miss Mary H. Sughts.

Suddenly, at his house in Stoke, Eng.

land. Almiral Sir Charles Cotton, Bart At Newark, John Coleman to Miss cimmander in chief of the Channel Polly Brown.


On Sunday evening last by the res. Dr.M

In England, the lady of Sir J. Yorke :

Now my cries shall cease to griere theco

Now my trembling heart find rest i Kinder arms than thive receive me,

Softer pillow than thy bicast.


Weep not o'er these eyes that languish,

Upward turning towards their Home: Raptu ed they will forget all anguish,

While they wait to see thee come.

There my Mother, pleasures entere Apollo struck the enchanting Lyre, Weeping, Partirg. Care or Woe The Muses sung in strains alternate.' || Ne'er our Father's House shall enter

Morn advances let me go.


Asthrough this calm, this holy dawning

Silent glides my parting breath,
To an everlasting morning,

Gently close my eyes in death.

For the Lady's Miscellany.

Blessings endless, richest blessings, The following tender and beautiful stan.

Pour their straams upon thy heart! zas are copied from a late London || (Though no language yet possessing) Courier. They cannot fail to warm

Breathes my spirit ere we part. the finest feelings of the human heart.

Yet to leave thee sorroving rends me, The lover of chaste and delicate pne. try, the fond Parent, and the pious Rise! may every grace attend thee,

though again his voice I hear : Christian, will each peruse them with

Rise! and seek to meet me there." pecular interest and delight:

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Lately Launcbed a trembling Stranger, Therz prore on yon bare joyless bank,

On the world's wild boisterous flood, A suilen spectre listless lies : Pierced with sorrow, tossed with danger Nor heeds bleak winds, nor vapouse, Gladly I return to God.


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