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allow. I know several of these | myseif, a perpetual succession of men of spirit, who are mean-spirit- peaceful.pleasures, without the risk ed enough to borrow money of me. of my independence, my virtue, Our gaols swarm with men of spi my heakth, or my fortune: all rit, and our streets are ciowded by which are continually shaked with children, whose parents were per the desperation of a losing gamesons of spiri's There are men of sier, by our modern men of spirit. spirit in all degrees, from the mer

ASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS4 chant to the porter, who ridicule

Married. frugality, and all 'economy, which prevents supurkuousexpense. By

On Saturday evening last, by the reo. these persons, a man that is frugal

Thomas Lyell, Mr. Lloyd Smith. mer. is said to be miserable; and eco

chant, ro Miss Catharine Ritter, daughter

of the late Peter Ritter ; all of this city. omy is despised as the want of spi

In New Jersey, Charles H. Ellis, to rit. I am convinced, that, if men

Miss Frances Huston, of spirit were to become a little

In New Jersey, John Doremus, in less vain, and ostentatious, it would

Miss Margare! Vander hoof. be of great advantage, not only to

At Norwich, [Conn) on the 22d inst. themselvs, but to the community;

Mr. Eliline Townsend, of the house of K. for, it is notorious that they too of & E. Townsend Eg Co. of this city, te ten keep up their spirit at the ex Miss Eliza Neoins, of the former place. pence of the public, and, it does

+SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS not appear to me, that they are influenced by a good spirit, when

Died. they ruin a tradesman, by getting At Alexandria, on Wednesday Moth. into his debe for superfluities, ori ing last, captain Henry Washington, in when they, take in a friend, for

the 49th ye..r of his age. their surity, to keep up their credit.

At New Haven, Conn. Mr. Thomes I know several men of spirit who

Green, Printer, agad 77, formerly editor

of the Connecticut Yournel. wear the taylor's cloachs. I am

On Wednesday morning lasi, Mrs. often blamed by these people, for

Mealy,a native of Hampshire, England, not appearing ofter at public di

aged 42 years. versions : but, I can divert myself,

On Wednesday morning last, Mr. De and family, without going to the vid Thomas, in the 38th year of his age. play.house, every other evening,

On Wednesday afternoon last, aßer a in the winter, and to the gardens | lingering illness, Mrs Mary Huges, wife or bailis, in the Summer, four or

of Cipt. Henry Huges, in the 54 year of five times a weck. Though I am condemned by these gentlemen, 2.5 Sudilenly on Monday morning last, Miss a mean-spirited, and unpolished Sarah Bussing aged 62 years. niggard, yet, my conduct enables The City Inspector reports the death me to provide for any family, all 262 persins in this city, and et Patter's

field!, from the 16th to the 232 day the necessaries of life, and, for I May.

her age.

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And say when summon'd from the

world and thee, I lay my head beneath the willow tree; Wilt thou sweet mourner, at my stone

appear, And sooth my parted spirit ling'ring

near? Oh! wilt thou come, at evening hour,

to shed The tears of memory o'er my parrow

bed : Apollo struck the enchanting Lyre, The Muses sung in strains alternate.'

With aching temples on thy band re.

clind, Muse on the last farewell I leave behind,

Breathe a deep sigh to winds that murSELICTED.

mun low,

And think on all my love, & all my wo?"
For the Lady's Miscellany.

So speaks affection, ere the infant eye
Can look regard, or brighten in reply :

But when the cherub lip had learned to
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claim

A mother's ear by that endearing name ; THE MOTHER.

Soon as the playful innocent can prove LO! at the couch where infant boauty A tear of pity, or a smile of love ; sleeps,

Or soon his murmuring task beneath Mer silent watch the mournful Mother her care, keeps ;

Or lisps, with holy look, his evening She, while the lovely babe unconscious prayer ; lies,

Orgazing, mutely pensive, sits to hear Smiles on her slum'ring child with pen. The mournful balhd warbled in his ear;

How fondly looks admiring trope the And weaves a song of melancholy joy : while, Sleep image of ihy Father, skep, my At every artless tear, and every smile ! boy

How glows the joyous parent to descry No lingering hour of sorrow shall be

A guiltless bosom, true lo sympathy! thine ; No sigh that rends thy Father's heart

'and mine ; Bright as the manly sire, the son shall be,

From the Providence Gazette. In form and soul ; but ab ! more blest

MAY. than he !

AT lengi returning May has spread Thy fame, thy wooh, iby filial love at

Her perdant mantle o'er the ground; last,

While Flora rerels in each mead, Shall sooth this aching heart for all the With thousand varied beauties crowipasto

ed, With many a smile my solitude repay : And chase the world's ungenerous scorn (Lo! earth perceives, she gladly pours awek

Hermo asures, and the goddess greets

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With cheerful smiles, amidst the stoies Half so is he ting, tu * s:ckly brain;
Which form a wilde ness of sweets.' Then, Hea ei defend, and keep my ears

secure, Boreas and Eurus cease their reign,

from this sarl plague, elich Bone but
Their cutting blasts no longer bring, death can cure.
That, ling'ring in old Winter's train,
Had chill'd the breast of youthful
Spring

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And Echo wishes to prolong. 'Tis thine, each sorrow to remove,

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To ev'ry muse forever dear.
For this the poet tunes the lay ;

Chicks, Cards, Dandblis
For this, in each revolving year,

AND PRINTING IN GENERAL, He celebrates the reign of May.

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THE

OR,

WEEKLY

VISITOR.

FOR THE USE AND AMUSEMENT OF BOTH SEXES.

VOL. XV.)

Saturday, June 6,..... 1812.

(No.7.

THE

ces of Brittany Francis, whose

pussions bespoke a weakness and PRINCE OF BRITTANY,

effeminacy of soul, was under the

absolute guidance of his favorites, A New Historical Novel.

who according to custom, gave an In the year 1442, when the feu-ill direction to his very best dispodal system was prevalent in Eu-sitions. From this defect in his rope, died John VI, Duke of Brit- character proceeded, in the sequel tany. By his consort Joan, sister || that attrocious misconduct, which of Charles VII, King of France, has forever obscured the lustre of he Jeft three sons; Francis, his all the good qualities he possessed. successor ; Peter, Count of Guing. camp; and Giles, Lord of Chan Peter was not distinguished by a to

more manly understanding than history, we shall call the Prince his elder brother. A gloony and of Bri tany. Their paternal uncle petulent temperas rendered was the constable Arthur, Count of more disgusting still by a disposition Richmood; an illustrious Noble tinctured with all the superstition man, who could triumph at once of the times. Extremes of every over the English, the most formi- | kind, even the extremes of virtue, dable enemies of France, and over are to be avoided. Peter although she courtiers of Charles; a con united to a most beaqtiful Paineess quest this last, which cost bim, | lived in a state of absolute celibaperhaps, greater efforts than the cy; and towards the end of his former --Althur had just quitted life submitted to all the austerities his beautiful retreat, at the Castle il of the most rigid retirement. of Parthenay, willa his new consort Catharine of Luxumburgh, in or

The prince of Brittany, on the der to be present at the approach. contrary. was endued with an indeing nuptials of the duke his ne pendent soul, which disdained ev. phew.

ery appearance of obstruction. At

the slightest impulse of inclination Before we proceed farther in || he was instantly decided. Wishes this history, it will be proper to the most trifling in reality wero give some idea of the three prin ruling passions with this wgovern

able mind. Inaffentivu to conse. The double ceremony of the quences, he would regard the pre- , marriage and coronation of Fransent object only, seize it with cis had brought to his court the transport, and to the acquisition of most illustrious of the French No. it sacrifice eve y consideration of bility. The magnificent entertain

Even his generosity ments, given on this occasion was characterized by this exceso were scarcely terminated, when sive violence. He scorned those the Prince of Brittany requested a political observances so necessary private audiance of the Duke :to all men, and cspecially to per- • My brother,' said he, 'it is imsons of his 'exalted rank. Equally Il possible to restrain my impatience. incapable of concealment and re You have now attained the sumtraint ever yielding to the ist sallies mit of felicity. You possess the of his impetuous temper, he was lovely who was once destined for hurried from imprudence toimpru- me ;* and one day, perhaps, I may dence, and from misfortune to see you on the throne of Scotland. misfortunc ; thus cxhibiting to all My lot is yet uncertain ; but it is the great necessity of endeavour in your power to render it coming to acquire the habits of mo. pletely happy. I love the most deration and self command. This adorable of women. I shall be. indiscreet precipitancy of conduct, come a prey to grief, if I delay This dangerous vice (for we can aliy longer to lead the charming hardly give it another name) ren Blicia to the altar. Forgive me : dered even his virtues useless and my passion has hitherto been a seunproductive ; virtues, that have cret to you. Unavoidable circumonly inspired a too late and una stances have obliged me to convailing pity, the poor recompense

ceal it. Her parents, bound by of injured innocence.

some indiscreet promise, extorted

from them in a moment of weak Francis was impatieni to be in

ness, have been averse to this usvested with the ducal mantle, and, ion. They are now no more ; and as his fi:st consort was dead, to

with them every obstacle has form a new alliance, that might

vanished. The family of Dinan, flatter his ambitious views. А

you are sensible, may aspire to an daughter of James 1. King of Scot- alliance with Sovereigys. Nothing land, in giving him her hand, add is wanting but your approbation. ed claims to her dowry, which

As your liege subject, I humbly some future contingencies might realize ; il being settled that is * John VI, his two eldest sons her father should die without is.

being married, had demanded this sue male, Issabella should succeed Princess or his youngest ; but the to the throne, and share it with her' King of Scotland had then declinhusband.

led an alliance with his family.

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