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INTELLIGENCE.' Our most feryent wishes for a liberal Without hazarding a decision of his patronage of the publication, of which own,on the intricate question of the rethe following is a prospectus, induces spective excellence of ancient and mode us to give it an early insertion in the ern eloquence, he confidently trusts that Anthology

his cornpilation will not be thought to “ Proposals by John Watts, of Phila- weaken the opinion that, were a colleedelphia, for publishing by subscription, tion of the best specimens of the latter to in medium octavo, Select Speeches, fo. be formed, it might fearlessly challenge rensick and parliamentary, with illus- a comparison with the celebrated exhitrative remarks, by N. Chapman, M.D. bitions of Grecian and Romani oratory. Pietatem gravem ac meritis si forte virum quen Of the pretensions of the work to Conspexere, silent, ad reaisque auribus adstant; Iste regit diétis animos et pecora mulcet. Virg.

publick favour the Editor conceives lit

tle nccd be said. The design of the work, as the title imports, is to draw from the excheqner

1. It is an attempt, and the only one, of modern eloquence the most distin

to perpetuate Modern Eloquence. guished speeches, and to publish them

What direct memorial, says a late collectively. These splendid productions,

writer, would remote posterity have reto many of which “Demosthenes would

ceived, even of the existence of the tal. have listened with delight, and Cicero ent, were not a few of Mr. Burke's Orawith enoy,” are permitted, by a strange tions incorporated with his works ? But, insensibility to their value,to be scatter

gorgeous as is certainly the rhetorick of ed, with the refuse of literature, in the

Edmund Burke, will his speeches alone perishable shape of a pamphlet, or to be convey an adequate representation of preserved imperfectly in the rapid sy

the extent, variety, and richness of the nopses of the Chronicles of the day. It

eloquence of the age in which he lived ? is to be regretted that, in consequence II. It will present at one view to the of this neglect, some of the finest dis- Lawyer and Statesman, those learned plays of modem elocution are already

and lucid discussions of politicks and irretrievably lost, and that the rest must jurisprudence, which are eminently inevitably be swept away by the current subsidiary to his investigations, and of time, if an effort be not fostered to which, as now dispersed, are always give them a more permanent form. difficult of access, and frequently not to

The diligent researches of the Editor, be procured at any price. though sometimes disappointed, have III. It will afford a correct model heen, on the whole, rewarded with a for the study of Oratory. success very disproportioned to the The calm, temperate, argumentative moderate expectations with which he manner of the moderns differs too widewent to the task.

ly from the boid, vehement, figurative He has found, concealed in the cabi- style of the ancient orations, to render nets of the curious, and in the hoards of them, notwithstanding their various “ literary misers,” a sufficient number 'beauties, a standard altogether proper of the “ brightest gems,” to authorise for emulation. him to exchange the toils of gleaning A speaker, who should at this time for the perplexity of selection,

adventurously imitate the impetuous He proposes to make indisputable evi- strains, or the lofty flights, which mark dence of the genuineness of every speech the classick elocution-who should dare the invariable criterion of his choice, and to pour “ the torrent, or spread the will admit no one into the work which splendid conflagration,' would probahas not distinct claims from importance bly excite not more surprise, or proof matter and brilliancy of diction. voke

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before his audience enrobed in the gros vs.' Let us therefore encourage its, tesque costume of antiquity

growth till it becomes the distinguishWhatever tends to improve or to wie ing feature of the American peopler den the dominion of speech cannot be Let us, since we are excluded from an object of indifference in a common many of the means which advance the wealth.

glory of a nation, endewour to exalt Eloquence has always been admired our fame by excelling in one of the noand studied by every free people. It blest qualities of our nature. engages particularly their attention, be. Like a polished republick of anti. cause it opens to them the widest ave. quity, we will be content to be characnue to distinction. Compared to it, the terized by our commerce and our orainfluence of the other attributes, which tory. The winds which waft the re. elevate to rank, or confer authority, is dundant products of our industry to the feeble and insignificant. In Greece and remotest regions may also bear our reRome it rose, by cultivation, to the nown as the biost eloquent people of loftiest pitch of refinement, and the his- ' the earth. tory of those states confirms, by innu

Conditions. I. The work will be comprised in

3 or 4 yols. 8vo. II. It will be elegantly printed merable instances, the truth, “ that on fine paper, and with a type bold and distinct. Eloquence is Power."

III. The price to subscribers will be two dollars But no where has à condition of things bers, three dollars. IV. It is contemplated

to put

and fifty cents, each volume. To non-subscriprevailed, holding out stronger incite. the work to press on the first of November. ments to its acquirement, or more auspicious opportunities for its profitable

Mr. Field of this town has published exertion, than in the United States. an engraving of Gen. Hamilton from a There are, indeed, in the peculiar con- portrait painted by Trumbull. struction of our political institutions, Dr. Ramsay, of South Carolina; au. advantages to the orator, which did not thor of the history of the American rebelong even to the ancient democracies: volution is writing a life of Washington, The complex fabrick of our federative We learn that I. Riley & Co. of New system has multiplied, beyond the ex- York, have now in press, which they will ample any government, legislative shortly publish, the translation of a new assemblies and judiciary establish

& very interesting work, which first ap ments : each of which is not only a peared in Paris, only about two months school to discipline eloquence, but also since. This work is entitled, “A a field that'yields the abundant harvest Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra of its honours and emoluments.

Firma, or the Spanish Main, in South With us an additional motive exists, America, during the years of 1801, to stimulate generous ambition to the 1802, 1803, and 1804 : containing å culture of oratory. The nation has a description of the Commandery or Discharacter to receive. We can scarcely trict of Caraccas, composed of the hope to create, and emblazon one with Provinces of Venczuela, Maracaibo, the glitter of, military deeds. The nat. Varinas, Spanish Guiana, Cumana, and ural felicities of our situation will for the Island of Margaretta-with partibid, perhaps for a considerable period, . culars relative to the Discovery, Con. our becoming warlike... Reputation quest, Topography, Legislation, Com. from the improvements of literature, or merce, Finances, Inhabitants and Proscience, or the arts, is equally denied ductions of those Provinces ; with a to us. Centuries must elapse before view of the manners and customs of we can arrive at this enviable eminence, the Spaniards, and of the Indians both The adolescence of a pecple is not the civilized and uncivilized, by F. Depons, season which produces such improve- late Agent of the French Government ments. They are the offspring of a at Caraccas." This work which, much riper age.

from our daily increasing conimerce Hitherto we are chiefly known by a and communication with the Spanish hardy spirit of commercial enterprise, Colonies, with that of Caraccas, more and by the uncommon possession of the particularly, would at any time attract faculty of publick speaking, which are in a bigh degree, the curiosity of the the probable germinations of our future American Publick must, we presume, character. Into these directions the from recent occurrences, be, at this mogenius of the country is pressed by ment, peculiarly interesting: We feel causes not readily to be controled. Elo- desirous to ascertain, from the report of quence seems to flourish well among an 'acute and well qualified observer

who has long resided on the spot, the which has fallen is almost without par. character and other particulai's rela- allel, in the same space of time. The tive to a people with whom our inter winds have been principally from the course is already an object of great N.E. and S.W. quarters. It is well to mercantile importance, and of whom remark, that the furious storm from the we know at present little more from north-east, which committed such bavcorrect information than we do of the ock among the shipping along the whole inhabitants of Japan.

coast of the United States, was first felt Rural Economy. We are happy to in the southern latitudes. In Carolina, announce that I. Riley & Co. have just it commenced on the 21st of August. published in 1 vol. 8vo. a very valuable Along the coast of the middle states, it work upon a method of building, much raged on the 22d and 23d. In Boston, employed in Italy and France, known it was not noticed till the 24th, although by the name of Pisè, the materials of there was some rain on the day prewhich are earth, which promises to be vious. This interesting fact confirms an of great utility in the country, more observation, respecting the storms of particularly as applied to farm houses, this country, first made by Franklin, and cottages and out buildings. It is the after him by Williams and Volney. production of S. W. Johnson, Esq. of Phenomena of this nature should be Brunswick, New Jersey, a gentleman carefully noted, in order to

assist who has long devoted his attention to in explaining the peculiarities of the improvements in husbandry and rural climate of the United States. The economy. This mode of building has weather has been cooler than common received the sanction of the Board of during great part of the month. agriculture in Great Britain by whom The cholera of children has probably it is highly recommended to the been the most common disease. It has government both for its cheapness, not been so frequent nor so fatal, as it healthiness, and security from fire. usually is at this season. Nearly the The author who appears to have paid same remark may be applied to the all that attention to the subject which common disease of adults, the autumnal its importance demands, has suggested fever. This has generally been of a some very material improvements upon mild character, and rarely fatal. the plan recommended by the Board of There have not been many cases of agriculture, together with such altera.

cow-pock during the past month. tions as the difference of climate in this country may require. This publication contains also some general instructions relative to the site and ar

Editors' Notes. rangement of buildings appertaining to the farm, strictures on the cultivation

IN our present number we have the pleasure of the vine, and an essay on the manner of presenting for the perufal of our patrons the of making Turnpike Roads, with the

Poem of Mr. Whitwell, which afforded so much advantages arising from thein, accom- delight to those who heard it and conferred panied with scales of elevation and de. honour on the Society of which he is a member. pression for convex and concave roads, The poem abounds with beautiful verses and punand a number of plates explanatory of gent satire. We congratulate the author that, the different subjects.

amid the bustle of the bar and the jargon of From the cursory examination which clients, he can sweetly tune the lyre ; and that, we have been able to bestow upon this

after repeating the diffonant accents of Normanwork, we hesitate not to recommend it

French and Leoninc Latin, he can fing harmoto the publick as one that will probably ally decorate our columns with wild flowers from

nious strains. We hope the author will occafionprove of the greatest utility particular

the banks of Kennebeck, and, in the words of ly to the agricultural interest.- Herald. Shenstone, we entreat him,

“ Though form’d for courts, vouchsafe to rove

Inglorious through the shepherd's grove,

And opc thc bathful springs."
From Aug. 20 to Sept. 20.

We regret that, in the hurry of copying,

fome errours were committed, which we requeft ON the 22d of August, the speil,

our readers to correct. In the Soth line read, which seemed to have bound the hea

“Lent to Saturnia to beguile her Jove." vens, was broken ; the rain fell in tor. In the 219th line read,

" Who spread Delusion like a mift around." rents, and since that time the quantity

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