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' t J>eleetiong. From the (Philadelphia) Ariel. Thefollowing jeu d 1 esprit was sent to a lady written in cypher. Our grandfather Adam in Eden's fair bow- ers, Beheld with such pleasure the fruits and the flowers, •Twas plain he would soon grow too fond of his birth, And a partner was sent him to wean him from earth. Were it not for this tempest that ruffles life's tide, So smooth down thecurrent our vessels would glide, We ne'er should be willing to look to that shore, Where the trammels of wedlock can vex us no more. Alas ! how my heart has been rended with sighs— How the tear of compassion has stream'd from my eyes, When I've thought of my breth'ren and sis- ters that sup Of the ills that are mix'd in the conjugal cup. How great and how varied the ills that they bear! What a famine of pleasure and feast of all care; How desparate their case is, whom nothing can save From ceaseless contention and strife, but the grave. The clash of opinion embitters their days, With ceaseless endeavours to travel two ways, Unwilling to follow, each tugs to prevail Like two angry kittens tied fast by the tail. Than marry—naj friends—but endeavour to find Encumbrances crooked of body and mind, For the neavier the load is, with which you are opprest, The more you will relish theblessings of rest. §'* :- mrtiatn to the ter of a school iii Norfolk. Slie was' of their actions to M*,«f_o ^ ^ wmmmVrs ^ and was earl The ta la to whom theforegoing vis sent, rc- WjendrwJWJg with the avthnr, he wrote the following as a peace offering. Sweet is friendship's sacred flame, . \eet i< fancy's inagick power, Sweet the breath of well earn'd fame, Sweet self-approving hour. Sweet the peace their bosoms krtow Who bid the sorrowing cc MO to sigh, And sweet the stealing tears that AW From dove like pity's pensive eye. Put. sweeter far the bliss when hymen binds In his soft fetters two congenial mind?— i [is torch, unlike themetcor's transient Wane, Shall gild their prospects with unvarying rays— The darkest hours of changing life Blame, And shed a radiance round the peaceful tomb. From the Alb. Arg. & Daily City Gazette. DREAMS. Who does not dream * In vision:- of the night W ho docs feci by Fancy's power Each lo-t and faded hope renewed as bright As in its first—its gayest hour ? The soldier dreams of the battle field VI hen striving the wo to ov'r whelm. His warriors have charged, and the formen And victory sits on his helm. [yield. He wakes—to find that lhe war is gone, Crippled he begs from day to day, While those whom he bled for, heedless pa«« Or scoffingly spurn him away. [on. The prisoner dreams—no chains has he on, Unfetter'd and free as the air, To his long lost house and heme he has gone, To see his dear loved ones there. The vision has fled, and the damp cold chain Encircles his body around— Sleep, prisoner sleep, and dream again, Tis there that thy joys are fond. The lover's dream is a dream of blisp, Hi3 fair one smiles once more, Again he bestows the parting kiss— But alas ! his vision is o'er. No more for him do those bright eyes brain. And the welcome smile is not there. And he sighs that his joy was but a dream, Ai he sinks on his couch of despair. Thus pas3 our hours on life's gloomy stream ; Unheeded let them hasten bv. For e'en this world is but a dream, And only those awake—who die. V. V V. Albany, May 2 >, 1027. OOWUGAL AFFECTION. Tis sweet, to thu.k, there still is one, Whose bosom beats forme, Who closer clings as others shun, Who'll never, never flee. The faithful bird that cleat es the air, Through tra< klesn region* flies, But -till one thought, one hope is there, To cheer him through the skies. Affection's chart his pinions guide. Remembrance lends its light, While to his mate, his bosom s pride, He speeds his homeward flight. LAMENT. Oh! fare thee well, dearest, the morning may bloom, And dock the wild flowers that breathe on thy tomb, But it cannot brighten the spirit that's fled, Nor awake the sweet corse from the trance of the dead. From the London Mirror. BEAUTY. <; The wind passeth over it, and it is gone.\ That building which raised upon a solid unnatural foundation, tho' but plain and simple, in its architecture is much superiour to, the tastefully constructed temple—which in magnificence, attracts the admiration of many,but whose found- ation is weak and shallow. Just so we ought to estimate the noble structure of the human frame—not by the outward form and pleasing figure, but by the principles of virtue, that govern and support a grand pile, and create it proof against the tempests of this life. Solid- ity forms the valuable property of any specifiick thing, while ornaments are but the flights of fancy. In order to substain the multifuiious movements of this life with ease and happiness, extremes should be studious- ly avoided. Indeed, the extremes of any thing, whether in the natural or the moral state of the world, are far from being congenial either with happiness or virtue. \ Happiness, as well as virtue,\ says Dr. Johnson, \ consists in mediocri- ty ;\ and the maxim of \ Clobulus, the Lindoin, mediocrity is best,has long been considered as an universal principle, ex- tended through the whole compass of life and human nature.\ Even the ex- treme of fortune forces upon us many vices and mischiefs, unknown to the middle station of life; while extreme health, and of natures more valuable gifts, frequently renders us careless and unguarded, and guilty of many irregu- jlanties—which, at length interrupt hap- piness and virtue. Beauty is, of course an extreme gift of nature ; and if the great lord Bacon can be relied on, lie evidently shews the in- jurious effects of this estrone. \ Beau- tiful women\ says he, \ are seldom of icatethe whale of their actions mm*,™ w \\-T\\__ l7S4 and was ea rlv charms of beauty-and *tf -ore can £•£**£ ££ ^\i Asaclosiueword I would wish to'guages by her father. She is distin- AS a closing wora, * Y^\* puished for her earning, as well as for inspire upon all minds, that beauty- f~£££ works ^ich gained her though princes have resignedI dignity ^J^Sy She is nowjfar advan- and power to possess i -though.the gre. « J D » J vpt refains p eat vijrour poet has laboured much in its praise— ced in me, ant MORTGAGE SALES. virtue of a power contained ia • „ date thr tain mortgage, bcari i though the stubborn M\£ been SShofintellect 'and ^of body. As a ring the payment of a certain sumo/rac^ therein specified, will be sold at puDKcV* ' »lnr» at Ik*mmri hnnw i n Mnr.:u. • „ \l- due,at thecourt house in MayvUfe, i n cS taue county, on the twenty eighQi ( ' '\ : nd yet retains great v\g r intellect and of body. As -. Ju , y ^ ^ ^^ f:t softened by ~i\u \influence-though all | writer of prose, she has surpasseu J. u t d all h t certai rf «JMJJ J . _— ' * « verv female of her time and is c- j ate> \j m %, and being m the countv of n men from the diadem to the peasant, most every have become slaves (and glory in the -quailed for elegance ofjtoun., mi slavery; to its power, at best, frequent-j soundness of sense, by fen of the other ly loses iis charms, and often proves as : sex. poison concealed within the fold of her brilliant garmant. MADAME D'ARBLAY.—Better known by her maiden uame of Miss Frances Burney, is the daughter of Dr. Burney. This lady has deservedly attracted pub- lick attention, and gained a high repu- tation for heiself, by her writings. SKETCHES OP DISTINGUISHED FEMALES. I CATHARINE SEDGWICK—Author ofjsj, e unquestionably ranks among the two very popular novels, the \ New fi rst female novel writers of the age. England Tale,\ and \ Redwood,\ is j y er f irsl wor i- was Evelina, published the daughter of Judge Sedgwick, and \ in 1777. To this succeeded Cecilia ; was born at Stoekbridge, Massachusetts j s j ie nas a j so written a tragedy, which in the year 1798. She is deservedly nas Deen performed on the Fnglish stage ranked among the most elegant prose | an( i recently a novel, called the Wan- writers of the day ; and is understood ! derer, or Female Difficulties. Madame to be now engaged in the preparation { D'Aibloy is now a widow, and resides of a series of Tales, founded on scenes ! smce tne death of her husband, in in New-England. England. MARIA EDGEWORTH—Is the daugh- j | ter of Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Esq. of Edgeworth-town, Ireland, a gentle- man distinguished in the literaty world for his talents and writings. The daughter is said to excel her parent in talents ; she has devoted herself to lit- erary pursuits with zeal and ardour. One of her objects has been to perfect lying, ana oemg in tiic county of Cu\ tauquc and state of New-York, bp !r „» or parcel of a certain township, which * map or survey of divers tracts of land 'nV for the Holland Land Company, by J^Z • Ellicott, surveyor, is distinguished by 2* ship number three, in the • 6thrangegf!^ townships, and which said tract of hai a certain other map or survey of said\ j r .. ta ships into lots made for the said JJoll'^ Land Company, by the said Josr ph EfcW is distinguisbed by part of lot nuniljf r ~J,. ' in said township, beginning a t a L ; c , n ' : the shore of lake Erie, being the north el* corner of land, conveyed to DaaieJ I,'i!\ lrews. hv deed, bearing ever, date witl) ft. said mort' ge above mentioned, therm. bound:: •,- on sa:d cenveyed land, scu'i twenty seven degrees forty five mimtctciiL forty seven chains to a sione, thence hou D ' ding on part of lot number five, Dorfh sixty two degrees fifteen minutes cast twenty chains, ninety three links, to a stow thence on a lino parallel with the north 1 ' ' Influence of Female Character. tern bound* of the said land, conveyed toTte _ v ._ ., \\d Andrew*, anrn*, twenty seven eVrea Compare the 'condition and pursuits of S furt ^ ff mwetes west, forty eight (L be mass of men with those S women, SSSe S^S l ° * ^ ° D ^ \t? ' : -A .„n .,.., _n „.u:..K .:.!. r— ,5,» J. S _ a l d / L a ; kC ' t-^ceKpsaid lake, and hound- C the ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ and tell me o which side lies the su-1 inc-thereon t,i t<«. ,\ >* 1 ' . . „„ ., , 1 H^ UHWI, TO cue place of beginning, con. penonty. While the greater pa:t of j taimng one hundred ; lC rc~., be the aw our sex are engaged in turning up the more or less-. Dated January 2 I, 1327. clods el the earth, fashioning the mate- j rials which are to supply the physical DAVID E. EVA >>. even mav Oh! fare thee well, dearest—the close ^^P^^^H The leaves of the bashful and beautiful rose! But the fairest of flowers is sunk on its breast, The loveliest of roses in slumber is blest. Oh! fare thee well, dearest—thy spirit tho' gone, Shall live in this desolate bosom alone, Till it burst in the splendour of weakness forgiven, And immaculate shine in the lustre of hea- ven. any great accomplishments, because they, for the most part, study behaviour rather than virtue.\ Bacon well knew the reelings of human nature; and tho'* many may imagine him to have spoken too hastily in this particular, I am indu ced (without going so far as his lord- ship) to conceive that his own opinion is often too evident. A woman when possessed of these entangling charms, is conscious of her attractive powers, and studies to render tliern if possible more conspicuous. The great Baroness de Staell was so regardless of acconi plishments, that she would lieely ex- change half her knowledge for person- al charms. If it were in the least ne- 1 eenry, innumerable instances could be shown where extiernes in beauty had all the effect which Bacon would wish to attribute to it. The ill fated Jane Shore and the ciafty Cleopatra, aie sufficient evidence. u Beauty,\ says Bacon, \ is as sum- mer fruits, which are easy to corrupt and cannot last.\ This, like most ol diat nobleman's precepts, conveys much truth. It is easy to corrupt, because in its very nature it is frivolous and of no importance, and cannot last, because, like all matter, it is perishable. Vet, notwithstanding, how many endeavour to cultivate and encourage it, to the neglect of their essential duties and ob- ligations, who, like the poor peacock, when it spreads its well plumed, richly variegated fan to an admiring crowd, as- sumes only that which attends ignorance. That which will, in any shape what- ever, whether directly or indirectly, pro- mole and nourish virtue and happiness, is of itself good, and claims the iove of all well disposed individuals. Beauty, so far from proving cundu(-ive to hnp- iiiness or virtue, is the parent of misery —the constant attendant on folly—and the source from whence the forsaken husband and the orphan child date the origin of their miseries. In short, it entails unhappiness on the possessors and the admirers. A cogent argument Jin support of this is derived from the knowledge, that females possessing these charms always attract strong admiration md fancied love—that they become so familiarized to this praise that they are induced to persuade themselves that beauty is a pre-eminent quality, and needs only to be known to receive pro- tection and support. Beauty has received censure from ancient as well as modern writers, and there seems to have been some occasion for it. Socrates in speaking of it, has described it as a short lived tyranny ; and Theophrastus, as a silent fraud.— The ancient ladies seem to have out- done all attempts on the part of our mo- dern ladies to further personal charms.— The Roman ladies used chalk and white lead, or paint, for we are told by Mar- tial, that \ Fabula was afraid of the rain on account of the chalk on her free; and Lobelia of the sun, because of the ceruse with which her face was painted; and that the famous Poppxa, the first mistress and afterwards wife of Nero, made use of an unction paint, which hardened upon the face, and en- tirely changed the original features.\ To beg pardon of our female readers for saying thus much, and to speak the truth, niuch blame is attributable to man, for first placing a higher vale upon it, j and women demand no more. Men tfave been found weak enough to dedi- the system of female education, in j «ants of our race, exchanging the pro- j which she has in part succeeded. Asjdacta of industry of different countries, a novel writer, she tanks among the J toiling amidst the perils of war and the most eminent, and the Irish character j tumults of politicks—to you is commit- has never been drawn with equal truth t ed the nober task of moulding the in- and spirit by any other writer. Her | faat mind ; it is for you to ;;ive their publications which an* numerous, have been well received on both sides the Atlantick. JOANNA BAILLIE—Is a single lady, who resides chiefly in her native coun- try, Scotland. .She is distinguished lor iier talents and writings, and has pub- ished a series ol\ plays in several vol- umes, illustrative ol the strong passions of the mind. She has also written a oUection of metiical legends of tms- characters, in one volume. T. A. Actio* OsnonwE, Att'v. Ex cctrtor 34-6B nl virtue of a power contained in a cr 13 tain mortgage, bearing date the twenty sixth dav of December, in the vear eiHiuJ hundred and twenty one, executed in Ran] Tcll't, jr. and Celinda Teffl his wife, to \\l ner Bonnes, for securing the psymeattfa certain sum of money, in the said mortgage •ecu character to succeeding ages ; it is) yours to control the stormy passions of j mentioned, which said mortgage lc man : to inspire him with those senti-1 \ ui y \^a*\ - t<; John I: - - v rsbaU; New, ments which subdue his ferocity, and *«fan, **«* **™X been made in ti< make his heart gentle and soft; it is and therefore, default having been xn payment of the said sum ofmoncv, notice is hereby given, that all that certain • tea or parcel of land, situate in the county ofCesn tauquc and state of New-York, known asd distinguished by a part of lot sr.;rr.'jcr sixty -.o. in the -ixth township ana ci-rrenta ncsc '.: the Holland Land Corcpar a land, soc; 11. yours to open to him the truest purest sources of happiness, and prompt him to the love of virtue and religion. A wife ! —a mother ! How sacred and venerable these names. What noble ob-. . , . . . , , ^_ . . . .... ed, beginning at a tbke. at the i.or!k;, u jecls can the most aspiring ambition I ioanxtotSher Holmes' orchard tU nent characters, in one volume. nronomi to itself than to fulfil the duties I - .» «i . J ' .* J pn |J. ~^ iu ii»eii, man is luiui UK uuur> i goutb, thirty decrees east, one chain and MABAKB ANGELICA ^ATALAXNI— ,. v liicli these relations imply ? Instead Uixiv two links, thence east, forty degrees Is, probably, the most distinguished fe- 0 f murmuring that your field of influ-1 north, two chains seventy five faks, thence male of the age. She was born neari cnce is so MHIV] my firicads, should | north, thirty seven degrees vest, to :i.c Erie Rome, in 17*2. and educated in a con-; vou not rat ! :e . tremble'at the magnitude j r ^ d ' ****** touadkg on said road to the vent. Her father, who was a silver- smith, becoming embarrassed in his pecuniary affairs, his daughter became a publick singer at Milan, at the age of fifteen and was highly applauded bv the Italian and French criticks and journals. On her first appearance in England, in 1806. she was found supe- riour to all the continental panegyricks, and has never since ceased to be great- ly admired. Her voice is singularly powerful, and equally melodious in the high and low tones. Her figure is fine- ly formed, and her deportment majes- tick. She is still heard with delight, both in Great Britain and on the continent. Mrs. OPIE.—This lady was born in 177D She is the daughter of Dr. Al- derson, an eminent physician of Nor- wich. She early evinced superiour talents, by composing poems and de- scriptive pieces, at an age when young ladies have not usually finished their education. In 1798 she married Mr. Opie, a celebrated painter, and soon after his death, in 1S0S, she published • memoir of his life prefixed to the lec- tures he had read at the Royal Acade- my. By this and other publications, she has acquired considerable reputa- tion, both as a prose and poetical writer. Mrs. SIUUONS—Is the daughter of Mr. R. Kenible. She was b.iru about the year 174!). This lady commenced her career as a singer, but she soon re- linquished that employment, and at- tempted tragedy. On her appearance at Drury-lane theatre, in 1782, her suc- cess was complete, the publick was as- tonished at her powers, and she was ac- knowledged to be the first tragick ac- tress of the age. For more than twen- ty years she retained her high rank as an actress, and continued, during that period, to enchant the lovers of the dra- ma. She also possesses considerable merit as a sculptor. Mrs. Siddons has accumulated an ample property, with which she has retired from the stage to the quiet of domestick life. JANE AND ANN MARIA PORTEH.— These ladies aie sisters, and daughters of Sir Robert Porter. They have long held a high rank among female novel writers of the day. The former has written fc Thaddeus of Warsaw,\ 'Scot- tish Chiefs,' and other works which have been well receivod by the publick and very extensively read. The youn- ger sister has published \ The Hunga- rian Brothers,\ \ The Recluse of Nor- way,\ and more recently, the \ Fast of St. Magdalen.\ Until the appearance of that splendid series of works, the Waverly novels, the sisters had gained a great degree of popularity. They have, however with others, been obliged to yield to the unrivalled merits of the \ Great Unknown.\ ANNA LETITIA BARBAIJLD.—This lady is the daughter of the Rev. John Aiken, an English dissenting clergyman and wife of the Rev. R. Barbauld, mas- and satredness of your responsibility ? When you demand of man a higher education than has yet been given you, and claim to drink from the sr ne wells of knowledge as himself, s'.ould i f not be that you may be thus enf»b' d, 1 to rush into that sphere has marked for him, bu ove more worthily & gracefully wit irowa ? 2?an6 jp.ote £ab:c Mem- York ttttm. The notes of lhe cilv !>1-C 'Peuns-liwitt jfatm. F!iil;i..-a Banks 1-2 harks and others in mis i Bank ct Cluster state nut mentioned, m _it par. Tradesuien's par Bank Jefferson ro. t Was*, fc War. 1 Barker's K\c. 25 Platubargh 63 Niagara .\--l Ulic.i 3 1 Auburn 31 Geneva 3-4 Canandrtigu* 3-4 Greene Co.bk. stop'd. Uoche>ter 9 4 Oatral 3-4 Cattlril 1-2 (.'lienaiigo 3-4 Bank Columbia par AMKIUV l>ank.-, aa*er£» 1-2 Trov 1-2 Schenectady 1-2 Ithaca 3 4 Orange 1-2 Newburpli, tin. 520 1-2 CqnmectiCnl Motet. New Haven l>k. par Bridgeport do Norwich do Thame* 1-2 Nor walk 1-1 I'.agle 73 a CO Derby SO a 09 Hartford 1-2 Phenix 1-3 Aliddlctown 1-2 All others 3 4 Mktdt island Bank*. Bristol bank 3-4 All others 3-4 Mass.tchiisptts A'otes. Boston banks 1 2 Pacific bk. Nantuck. 1 Phoenix do do Man. fc Mee do 5 All others 3 4 Notes qf MtWM. Patouaagaadkijf broken Wisrassel do Casline do Hallo a III k Aug. do Kennel\ rk bank at Hallowell (Jo All others 1-2 A»';o- Hampshire Notts. All the bauks 3-4 I'ermcnt. St. Alban's 1 Burlington bank 1 All others 3-4 CuMtia Notes. Bink of U.C.al KhanfcM broken York, U. C. 3 Montreal 3 New-Jersey Notes. People's Bank at Pat- erson par Commercial tind. 10 3-4 N.Brunswick do 3-4 State B. a> Camden 1 Pnterson Stute b«k 3-4 Salem SM&BC 11-2 Cumberland Bank 1 Mount lloliv do Bank of N. Bruns. under <?20 3-4 Slate Bank at Tren. Sussex, under £10 1 Lombard 75 A1 lot her i . par Farmers Bank EaafcM Hank Bank ol Delaware Harrisburgh !! ;;t .^ Germjiitoun do 3-4 l-*: do do d> do place of beginning-: containing sc^ < ntj five square rods of land, be the same mora ur less; together with all and singular tee he* radftamenta »nd appnrtenancea thercoBto behmgiog, will be .'.old at pnbbck veodat, on the eighteenth day of July next, at tin o'clock in the forenorn. at the house how '-•^pt by Asa Pierre, inn keeper in the ur.vn Hanover, in the county of CbautsuqK Dated January IP, lf!27. 33feh JOHN F. Farmers Bank Bucks I county 1 Lancaster Bank 3-4 Gettysbur^h bank <!u Carlisle Bank do Bank of Pittsburgh dc Farm. &. Hoc. 00 Silver Lake Greensburgh bank IP Brownsville th> 6 New Hope broken Northerabaak 1 Oiher banks brokci: Delitu\xr? Notes. Laurel bank Futmcrs do 1 All others t Jtarij/iinu Notes. Baltimore banks Port Deposit S.merset Si War. Somerset branch do Bank of Somerset do Cumberland B. broken *|]o4hota M-2al2 Virginia Notes. Bk. of Virginia and branches 1 a 1-2 Farmers bank of do and branches do Bank of the Val. do B. bk. of Leesburg do do Charleston do do Komivey do ff W bank of Va. 5 District tf Columbia. Mer. bk of Alex, broke Franklin do of do do Bank of Columbia S3 All others 3-4 North Carolina Nutes. S bk. nnd branches 5 Ncwhurn ii C. F. do South Carolina Notes Charleston Banks 3 Georgia Notes. Bk of Augusta 3 1-2 a 4 State Bank do Planters bank do Sauk of Darien25a30 Ohio Notes. Bk ofChillicothe C a Bank of Marietta do Bk of Steubenville do Fai .fc Me. bank do Lftticastrr do <M Bk. St.Clairsville do do Ml. Pleasant do \V Be»erve bank do Kentucky Notes. Bk ol Ky. fc branehi. do Com'wealili loaaMoaa Notes. S. bankfc br'rhs. Nashville banks Ixniishina Notes N. Oris banks 3 a4 .Mississippi Notes. Natrhes Bank € Alabama Notes. Mobile bank C a 7 Tombickbe do Michigan Nr-te*. Bank ofMii-higif.i< I y\FFAl\L t having been rrud.- JII t!.< pajaWBt, a* of a certain sum of money secured upefl a moitgJige, dated 'he twenty-fitili d»V of MartH one tliouJaiul eight liundrecl and iweoly-sht, e.vt cmed by Natliun \\ isner and Soraa Ms wife, (0 Klkan ili Joluison, nonce is hereby given, that,by vuti-e of a power contained ia said Bsortgage, . shall expOM to sale at publick vendue, at the boose \f [icatoa Averili.ii. the village of H etoSekL ia the roawij el Chaiitiitiijue. on the IStfa dayol Bo- veml.er next, ut <uie o'clork in tiie aftenjeoB,till that piece of land, lying in the town of Itipiey. in said coaatjr, anddeocribed oatbearapoofilM! II lam! coatpaajr, as pari of lot number ti.irienii: in ihe thinl NswKship aii<l fifteenth range, ai.J liouinled us follows : lit ginning on the southern boandarj of lhe Butlalo and Erie roH<i, at tl.e aortheast corner of lot number thirteen aforesaid ; tliei:ce south twenty-seven and three fo;it llis de- grces east, on the east liii<> of *a'd lot ten < bails; thence westerlv, at a right angle With lhe fi rft line, six chains; t!u nee northerly, parallel *itb the first line, ten chains to lhe road aforesaid',—' I 1 hence easier ly to the place of beginning, cwtfaav ing six acres of land. Dated May 11 ir..'7. ELK AN AH JOHNSON. A. DIXON, Att'v 4'JPmo « v \pocbryy>\\a\ 'Ves\nments For sale at this office. OtaTHKnM DISTRICT OF M.W-VOKK./\ \'/ E IT REMEMBERED, That oa the eventli day of ?»Iay, in the fifty first yearofthe Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1O27, Lynan Co66oftbe said district, hath deposited is this cilice the title of a book the right whereof he claims as author, in the words follow inj. to wit: 4 * Cobb's Abridgment of J. Walker's Crit- ical Pronouncing Dictionary, and F.xpc^ilor of the English Language; carefully C'wr.pi- led from the London quarto editions, pub- lished under the inspection of the Aalhoi in which Mr. Walker's principles of Orthog- raphy and Pronunciation arc strictly folio* ed: and in addition, eacli word is systemat- ically Divided, the secondary acceiit noted; the plurals of Nouns, the present tense and preterit of Verbs, the Participles and the va riablc Adjectives are inserti d ; and ali •*\ less repetitions of \\ tarda are avoided. Tc which are prefixed, Concise Principles rI Pronunciation, and rules for Arecntuan° a and the division of ^llablcs: with an tit pendix, containing a class of Words WWm arc in common use in this country aw! not found in Walker's Dictionary. l'articular| ly designed tor the use off Schools. By Ly- man Cobb, author of the Spelling Book.\ In conformity to an act of the congress of the United States, entitled \ An act for l*> encouragement of learning-, by securing: tiie copies of Maps, Charts, aud Rooks, fo lbc authors and proprietors of such copies, du- ring the tune thcreiu mentioned;\ and a,SP ' to the act entitled \ An act supplementary tn an act entitled ' An act fi»r the encourage ment of learning, Ly securing the copies • Maps, Charts, and books, ta the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned,' and extending the bene- fits thereof to the arts of Designing. Blg*^ \ ing.and Etching historical anil other prints- R. R. RANSINC Clerk ff the District Court tf the V*** Statu tor the Northern JJti'lri<-t <f ** \ York. ' W

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