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0, I could dance for joy!...But do you Is very cold.... twill chill my blood with know

horrour ! The cause of all this mirth? Young But see...even the Doge himself is mer. Foscari,

ry; They say is to be married....O, no! he's Merry, because his son's about to wed, dead !

So I'll go deck his nuptial bed with Dead ? 'tis impossible !...No, no....not Aowers.


Act V. pp. 45–46.
'Tis only five years since I saw him last,
So 'tis impossible he can be dead ! It is needless to say, after so
Val. Sweet Almeria, tell me the many favourable specimens, what

cause of this ?
Alm. Ha !...I see you're making pre-

Mr. White is capable of performparations

ing in tragedy, with a little correc2013 For the wedding , look... I've adorn'd tion. He, who has done so much myself,

well, will probably do more better. mida Althod some told me 'twas a funeral. lit Val. Lovely Almeria ! thou wilt dig.

So favourable a beginning promises tract me!

á very successful end ; and, by tid est Alm. Now, pray tell me, how do you long and silent communion and like this hood?

meditation with the Muses, our Pászi Say....doth it well become a youthful poet may, hereafter, catch a smile bride?

and a beck from Melpomene to a How gay you all appear !... They told

seat in their temple. me this, * To laugh at me ....Ah! poor, poor, Al. meria!

ART. 64. bokep She has no one now to love her ...No! - No !

The Trial of the Journeymen Boot 2 yr But no matter....I will dance and be and Shoemakers of Philadelphia, happy

on an indictment for a combinaShall I dance for you, lady ... Nay, don't frown!

tion and conspiracy to raise their No...I'll sing a funeral dirge...because

wages. Taken in short hand, by Foscari is dead! No one loves me now! Thomas Lloyd. Philadelphia,

Val. I love thee, sweet maid....most B. Graves. 1806. pp. 159.
. dearly love thee :
Come, O, come my beloved to my arms! The cities of the United States
Alm. Throw away that corpse, then flourish and rapidly increase in
I will come to thee :

population, wealth, arts, and com-
How can you hug that lifeless body so ?
See ! it is putrid! but it is Foscari's,

merce. With these it is reasonSo I too, will clasp it to my bosom. able to expect an influx of their ( She rushes into Valeria's arms, then concomitant vices and inconvenisuddenly bursts into a condulsive fit of ences. Regular government and laughter.)

strict internal police are necessary But I have no cause to laugh...he's dead! to preserve order and administer punte in I have cause to weep, for when he justice, where the business and implor'd me

concerns of man are so multipliOn his knees to hear him, why I did ed and complicated. Gain is the

How merry you all appear, while I am

occupation of all ; and the powersad

ful love of lucre, like the principle Rejoice with me, lady.... I am going to of gravitation, impels to action marry

even stocks and stones.. Co-opera. I have n't seen my intended husband yet, tion and concert are so useful to a Tho' I shall not take a grim lord to my

multitude, pursuing a common arms. -I shudder at the thought....for his

end, that wefrequently find brethtouch, they say,

ren of the same craft consututop basis Vol. III. No. 11. 4E

s bo s liches


ing communities, enacting by-laws, class, naturally advocate measures and sanctioning them by the severe which elevate them, and depress penalties of ignominy and ruin to their superiours. Unfortunately the disobedient. These associa- our legislature has not looked tions frequently contravene the with an indulgent eye on all applirights and are very vexatious to cations for incorporations, and has other classes of citizens. Rush- strengthened bonds, naturally tog worth, in Ilist, Coll. records the strong to be severed by the sword speech of a member of parlia- of justice. ment on this subject. “It is a This pamphlet contains the nost of wasps, or swarm of ver- report of the trial of journeymen min, that have overcrept the land. boot and shoe-makers for a com

These, like the frogs of Egypt, bination against their masters. have gotten possession of our The indictment against them condwellings, and we have scarce a tains two counts -Ist, for contrive room free from them. They sup ing and intending, unjustly, and in our cup. They dip in our oppressively, to increase and augdish. They sit by our fire. We ment the wages usually allowed find them in the dye-fat, wash- them. The other for endeavourbowl, and powdering-tub. They ing to prevent, by threats, menaces, have marked, and scaled us from and other unlawful means, other head to foot. We may not buy journeymen from working at the our own cloathes, without their usual prices, and that they combrokage. These are the suckers, pelled others to join them. This that have suckt the common- cause, it appears, considerably agie wealth so hard, that it is almost be- tated the body of tradesmen in the come hectical. They have a vizard city. There were retained in the to hide the brand ; they make by- prosecution and defence of the aclaws, which serve their turn to tion some of the most able and squeeze us and fill their purses." eminent counsellors of that city,

These combinations are certain whose forum is thronged by honourly injurious, and wise policy dic- able, eloquent, and learned lawyers. tates that they should be repressed. After a solemn discussion of the By them all the members are question the Defendants were conplaced on equality, and consequent- victed and punished. ly ingenuity, skill, and diligence In the correctness of the deciare deprived of their reward. bion all sound lawyers, and all who The ignorant and indolent, who wish forinternal peace and induscompose the majority of every try, will acquiesce.


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operate with these endeavours, accordA number of persons, residing in the ing to their ability, and in view of Western part of the state of New York, the situation allotted them by Divine of whom several are represented as Providence. The limited circumlearned and opulent foreigners, natural stances of the people of these westized here, have formed themselves into ern parts do not enable them at prea church, or religious association, upon sent, to afford pecuniary aid to their principles which exclude polemick more wealthy brethren in the mercanquestions and sectarian peculiarities. tile cities, for the particular purpose They disclaim human formularies of specified in the printed extracts of the faith, as tests of christian communion, General Synod. On the contrary, referring their members to the scrip from the known generosity and affutures as the only rule of belief and prac. ence of our brethren, we might hope tice ; and they appear to think the lib. for pecuniary assistance from them, erty of religious inquiry and profession, were they duly apprised of the various unrestrained by the fear of temporal and increasing enemies of our Lord by inconvenience, compatible with the in. 'whom we are surrounded. Notwithterests of truth and virtue. 'Under the standing the cminent blessings of a auspices of this description of persons, spiritual nature enjoyed at the hand of á society for promoting christian knowl, a merciful providence, our situation is edge and practice is instituted, who rendered truly disagreeable by a grow. have endeavoured to call the attention ing fanaticism and enthusiasm which of the enlightened and serious publick degrade the pure and excellent faith of to the objects of their association by the our divine Master, and by a demoralizfollowing publication."

ing infidelity, which, while it success. At a meeting on September 20,1806. fully triumphs against the absurd inven. of the Society for promoting the knowledge

tions of men, sacrilegiously attached to of the Sacred Scriptures and the practice

the religion of Jesus of Nazareth, proud. of the Gospel Doctrine, Resolved to make

ly boasts of victory over christianity herthe following publication :

self. Having deliberated on the radical The members of the Society for pro.

causes of the prevailing evil and can: moting the knowle:Ige of the Sacred Scrip

didly dicussed the subject among our: tures and the practice of the Gospel Doc.

selves, we are apprehensive that a trine, informed by extracts, laiely pub

shameful ignorance, on the one hand, lished froin the minutes of the General and a disposition for licentiousness on Synod of the formed Dutch Churches

the other, combine to give it birth, and in this state, of the laudable endeavours

that its only remedy lies in the diffin. of that High Reverend Body, to pro:

sion of religious knowledge, and in a mote the interest of the Redeemer's more exemplary deportment among the Kingdom. think it becoming their cha professed friends (ftlie christian callso. racter and christian profession, to co- Aware, however, of the difficulty of

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