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COND I TI OHS, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
COND I TI OHS, THE Genius of Liberty will be published once a week on good medium paper, at TWO DOLLARS per annum, payable in advance, or TWO DOLLARS and FIFTY CENTS, if not paid before the expiration of the year. No paper will be discontinued until arrearages are paid, except at the discretion edkor. will be inserted in a conspicuous manner, at one dollar per square for the three first insertions, and twenty-five cents for each additional insertion. Those who send in their advertisements, will please to mention how often they wish them inserted, otherwise they will be continued until forbid, and charged accordingly. All communications and letters on business must be—POST PAID.
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
The arrival and departure of the mails, at andfrom the post-office, Leesburg , Va. Mails for Washington City, Alexan-. dria, Richmond. North and South Carolina, and Georgia, will be closed every Saturday by lo o’clock, A. M and will arrive every Tuesday by 2 o’clock, P. M For Waterford, Hillsboro’, Charles Town, Martinsburg, &amp;c will be dosed every Tuesday by I o’clock. P. M. and will arrive every Saturday by 10 o’clock, A. M. For Frederick Town, Hager’s Town, and the western parts of Maryland and Pennsylvania, will be dosed every Friday by noon, &amp; will arrive every Monday by 1 o'clock, P. M. Far Montgomery c h Md and extra mails for Washington City, eastern and northern will close every Wednesday by 5 o’clock P. M. and will arrive every Thursday by 9 o’clock. P. M. For Aldie. Winchester, western part of Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois Territory, and extra mails for Alexar. dria, Richmond, Culpepper and the souther...
T FROM THE AMERICAN CGNTINEL, Rejections upon the works of God, as displayed in nature. JANUARY 18. THE LAPLANDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
T FROM THE AMERICAN CGNTINEL, Rejections upon the works of God, as displayed in nature. JANUARY 18. THE LAPLANDERS. “I enter upon this meditation with a heartfelt sense of gratitude to my Creator, and of compassion for those of my fellow-creatures to vtHioin nature has been less bountiful in her gifts than to us. I shall confine my attention in tliis clay’s reflection to the Laplanders, and to the natives of those countries wlflch border upon the arctic circle; a race of people whose lot, compared with our’s, seems to be blessed with a very fuw rays of happiness. Their country is almost entirely formed of mountains, perpetually capped with snow and ice, the continued chain of whicii is only interrupted by vast marshes v\ inter reigns during the greatest part of the year, the nights are long, and the days enjoy but a feeble light. According to the season, the inhabitants live in houses or in tents. In wintci they seek, shelter from the cold in their houses, which have neither door no...
From Mies’ Register. REVOLUTIONARY SPEECHES, ORATIONS, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
From Mies’ Register. REVOLUTIONARY SPEECHES, ORATIONS, &amp;c. In pursuance of the plan to collect and publish, and thereby preserve, a body of revolutionary speeches and orations, I add teased a respectable letter to the venerable president Adams, requesting his aid in the undertaking—the following- are 'extracts from his reply; “Of all the speeches made in congiess from 1774 to 1777, inclusive of both years, not one sentence remains except a few periods of Dr. Witherspoon, printed in his works. “In the Vatican there is a picture of the creation by Haphaelle. A roan is represented darting into chaos, and buffetting its heterogeneous elements with his lists and kicking the Molecules Or* ganiques, its primordial corpus “rules” into ’the sublime and beautiful order of this universe “My papers are an infinite ssimal miniature of Raphaelle’s chef ti’ouvre. Put I have neither clerk, secretary nor amaiiuersis, to leap in; and my eyes are too blind and my hands too parulitick to ju...
From thk federal kk.pudlican. 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
From thk federal kk.pudlican. 4 A ncv d'mcovery, —Mr. Daniel Battling of Bdl imorc, has lately discovered anew mode of clarifying coffee and all other de» coctions made by boiling, which will answer as well for malt-liquors, cider, wines, &amp;c. This menstrum may be compounded of all animal and vegetable mucilages, and yields a bright, beautiful and transparent substance, winch may be put up after the manner of muslin and gauze suitable either for exportation, or for home consumption. In the usual ( njode of refining liquors, a great deal oV time and of labor eye consumed, to sayj nothing of the materials. This new' mode avoids all thou difficulties: it is al- 1 ways certain, and the cost of preparation i will not amount to one per cent. The I mode of using the discovery, is simply to pour boiling water on its surface, and a pure and transparent musUagc is instantly produced: It immediately then expands to the dimensions of the vessel containing the liquor intended to be cl...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
JAMES MACKLAN Saddle and harness maker , RESPECTFULLY informshis friends and the public in general, that he has just received a general assortment of British plate and polished steel of the best quality and latest fashion, athis shop in I^s where he carries on the above business in all its various branches. Persons wishing any thing in his line may be supi yhed on the shortest notice by applying to him or his foreman, Patrick K.mg, llai; of Alexandria and one of the most ■totipotent workmen in the U. States, m Jat, 27th, lair— 3w.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
Notice is hereby given, TO William «arr, Aqu'da Briscoe. R. B. Tylet, Berkitt Newman, Benjamin R. Davis, Aaron Saunders, Abraham Fulton and Noble Beveridge, that their claims against Mr, Hobert Armislead, will be paid upon application to John Littlejohn of Leesburg upon their producing the proper vouchers to him. A. T. MASON, frustee of H, ArmuUud, January 20th, 1817.—3w. Notice . The Public are hereby cautioned not to receive a bond or note for about one hundred and forty dollars given by gene ral Arniistead 1. Mason to Benjamin \\ . Perry said bond being given to said Per. ry, dated about the Ist of January 1817 for the hire of two negro tun, whom he had no right to hire, as will appear by an order of the Loudoun county court at last September term wherein they are transferred to Samuel C lapham and myself. THOMSON MASON. January 20, 1817. —3t. FOR RALE, AN EXCELLENT BROOD MARE, About 9 years old—she is good in harnes of any kind—is a pleasant saddle creature, but does not pace. A...
FIRGIJVIA LEGISLATURE. HOUSE OF DELEGATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
FIRGIJVIA LEGISLATURE. HOUSE OF DELEGATES. Saturday, Jan. 18. —The bill was taken up for establishing a public library—according to its provisions the fund for the purchase of the. same was to come out of the public fund. After some discussion. the provisions were left blank) and the bill laid on the table. The speaker then called up the order of the day, when Mr. Tucker gave notice that he should call up the convention - refiort on Monday; among other reasons, to obviate an impression which he understood existed, that this question was kept back to await the fate of another measure now before the senate. Mr. Mercer hoped they might go into committee on that question to day, as he was aware of such an idea being afloat, though there was no connexion at all between the two measures. He intimated, that his mind was already made up, as to the convention—and that he was prepared to vote for the report of the select committee. The house then went into committee of the whole—when the usur...
4 KENTUCKY PATRIOTISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
4 KENTUCKY PATRIOTISM. A resolution in commemoration of the vieto• ry at JVeu&gt; Orleans , on the eighth of January, 1815 Jiesolved, By the legislature of the commonwealth of Kentucky, That the recurrence of this day is calculated to awaken in every American bosom sensations of joy and gralulation. Ihe eighth day of January one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, was distinguished by a victory the metre splendid as it was achieved by the proud votaries of civil liberty over the disciplined vassals of an ambi ous monarch New Orleans, and this day, form a combination of time and filace alike humilating to England and gratifying to America. On this memorable day Britain'was vanquished and driven from the land of freedom: while she trembles, let us rejoice; that we may evince the proud sensations connected with the day and the valour of our brave officers and soldiers, UesotveA That our venerable acting governor (who is himself respectfully remembered in connection with the day...
Extract to the editore, dated Washington, Jan. 26th. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
Extract to the editore, dated Washington, Jan. 26th. “Congress have at length given their attention to subjects in which the nation is really interested. The bill which goes to maintain our neutrality %ias been under discussion the two last days. 1 at one time thought it would have been passed without much debate; but Mr. Forsyth, the chairman of the committee I who reported the bill, by a few inipies* / sive remarks, aroused the attention oy the house to the importance of the suly iect. The best talents on all sides ha/ been displayed for and against the in/ i sure—the most sympathetic and } I feelings have been enlisted on the | of the patriots of SW Vnnenc/' I pressive of an unw&gt;' to / M which the laws of nations do require of us, viewing; Ew buTas alone intended to operate in to the contest between the ''pan El monarchy and revolted colonies. KnUhe other side it is argued, that the Karacter of neutrality should be main. Kined, whatever our feelings may be to■vards the...
GENIUS OF LIBERTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
GENIUS OF LIBERTY. LEESBURG VIRGINIA. Tuesuav, Febhuabt4. “Leonidas” is inadmissible. The gen. iral principles laid down in eur public address will be rigidly adhered to. No offensive attack will be made upon any persan. Let not this be attributed to cowardice—No; it is principle that, gov. trns us. Let an unjustifiable attack be made; then if we'do not manfully de&gt; fend ourselves, we will patiently bear the ignominious reproach of coward. Ibe literary talents of Leonidas we admire, and should be much pleased to enrich Our columns with his eloquent effusions, when they come within the purview of Our plan. \
LITERARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
LITERARY. K new work is announced to the public, entitled the MRS OF PALESTINE, t poem, by John Pierpont, esq. We have lot yet seen this work, but from the high encomiums heaped upon it by the editor of the National Register, and from a personal acquaintance with the author, we are induced to believe that it is a work of intrinsic merit. The poem is purely religious says the National Regis* ter; but as the author avoids all common points of controversy, and inculcates sentiments of the most liberal Warm-heart-ed charity, we venture to say. that any Christian—any good man, may read it without finding matter of offence The theme is sacred music; and as he remarks in the dedication, “most of the topics have been taken from that great fountain of religion, poetry and music the bible.” We heartily wish it every success to which it may be justly entitled. Honor to the brave —The citizens of Frankfort, Ken. on the Decern* her last, gave a splendid public dinner' to commodore Barney. Among ...
GENERAL MISCELLANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
GENERAL MISCELLANY. lntemfitrance—'lh *he positive enemy of all solid enjoyment. It is honey in the mouth, but bitter as ashes in digestion, is father of unnumbered vices.—What errors, what pains, what miseries does it not produce ? and what are its benefits ? they are knowu only to the apothecary, doctor and undertaker. j Effect* of Drunkenness On Friday night, 17th inst. about 10 or II o’clock, five men having staid in a tavern till they were much intoxicated, stumbled into the basin, when three of them were drowned. One ol them had a wife and .children.—[fla/t. jimer. Boarding. —A single gentleman advertises, in a provincial paper, for board and lodging, in a “card-playing clergyman’s family,” in a sporting country , and near a trout -stream; with this additional inducement, that the preference will be given where there is a daughter, a proficient in music! Desfialches —The ship Edward, arrived at Baltimore from Naples, brings despatches from Mr. Pinkney to government. We shall p...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
HYMEMIjiL REGIS'! RR. Mai ried on Thursday last f by the John Littlejohn, Mr. Abel Orriso Miss Catharine Hough, all of town. , New Encyclopedu Gentlemen who subscribed to the American edition of Nicholson’s Ei clopedia are informed that the two numbers are left at Mr. Austin’s where they are requested to call and I them. Leesburg, Feb. 4th. Encyclopedia . THE Subscribers to the NEW I INBURG ENCYCLOPEDIA are i pectfully informed that several numl are received and read v flfS JhllijMir
THE BATCHELOR'S tVLSH, [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
THE BATCHELOR'S tVLSH, /’ Hi- H EVES S. Let other's praise a beauteous face, The features oi the fair; I look for spirit in her eyes And meaning in her air. What though she seem quite sweet and mild, With colour fresh astrorn; An innocent and harmless child As ever yet was born. This will not kindle my desire, Nor make me wish to wed; Lest ignorance should quench the fire, Which wisdom would have fed. What though her shape be faultless too, And carriage alamode, Her manner pleasing to the view Whene’er she walks abroad. The charming puppet may pass by, Or gently fall and rise; It will not hurt my peace, for I Have ears as well as eyes. I want to know the inward state And temper of her minds If she will pout, or rage, or fret, Be gentle, or unkind If her discourse be calm and staid, And judgment rule for life: Nonsense may charm us in a maid. But never in a wife, 1 love to see a female friend, Who looks as if she thought: Who to her household will attend, And do wliate’cr she ought. ...
THE LHOY'S WISH. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
THE LHOY'S WISH. The man whom I would wish to please. W ho might obtain my heait with easeMust have an elevated mind, solid, taste refill d; temper frank, a tender heart, His generous soul a foe to art; His sympathetic breast must know Another’s joy another s woe; Devoid of all pedrntic pride, W ilh learning’s noblest gifts supply’d; And from religion's sacred source. His fortitude derive its Co ire; His manners must be courteous, free, Tempered w'nh mild vivacity; His conversation such us ne’er Offends the modi st virgin’s ear, With no disgusting rudeness mixt, And let his love on me be fixt; V ith partial tenderness to view My virtues and my fellies too; His person, fortune, age, must be Agreeable —at least to me. Oh may 1 such a partner find, • If Heuv’n has one for trie design’d: 1 ask no mnie—l shall be blest If by this one I am carest. To shame a liar, tell a greater He , or some, times "answer a foot according to his folly ” Dick Dolax declar,d to some bye standing pe &am...
THE WANDERER. [Newspaper Article] — The Genius of Liberty — 4 February 1817
THE WANDERER. Beauty not essential to Love, Tt is a common opinion '.hat beauty is essential to love. Hut so prone are a lazy world to take, things for granted, merely to save the labor of proof that what .is common shot! d be therefore incorrect; and the most conclusive reason ■why a position is false, is because every bo 1y believes it. Could the adies apprehend that beauty was not essentia, to Kwe; that this passion might exist in the best of hearts, and yet depend for its origin and duration on something more permanent than flte tincture ttf ittt Woy a set of features or complexion; it ill exist in ; the worthiest of men; in all its ardor and in all its purity, with a higher source than the waving line or the distorted form; they would no longer vainly at tempt to steal a perfume from the violet or u tint from the rose. Their morning sacrifice would be a nobler shrine than the toilet. The incense they would inhale would be from the altar of nature; and it would give new light to...