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for succele. Nothing can contribute make but a light impreffion. What: more to this desirable event, than a ever be the manner, the greatef care persuafion in the minds of the Savages fhould be taken with regard to the ibat those who attempt it have no fi- matter of their infiruction. No party nifter Views, but are solely 'intent on notions, no dubious or uncertain ditheir beneft. This muft not be en- ceties, however (an&tified by antiquity deavoured by requiring an implicit or buman authority; no European deference to sublime and myfterious prejudices nor fubje&tion to European Doginas, but by a simple appeal to prioces, ftates and prelates hould their understandings, and to the sense ever be propagated among Savages

. they have of their own happiness. The pure original principles of nationFor want of such a conduđ much wel! al and real religion Mould be pro. meant zeal has been misplaced, and pounded to them, and their intereft some charitable funds misapplied. Mewn in receiving them. Such bil

Next to the design of ereding them torical facts as teod to illustrate these into an independent and civilized com- principles and engage the attention munity, which these Fathers have pro of the mind to them, may at proper ved to be practicable, perhaps the reasons be introduced, this will bemode adopted by some French Mis- get in them a regard to worthy cha fionaries deserves regard, viz. to con- raders, and a particular veneration form to their manners and follow them for the grandeft and purest harades in their peregrinations through the that ever appeared in human form. wilderness with the benevolent inten- Above all,care Mould be taken not to tion of inftilling, principles of religion inculcate a notion of the partiality of into their ininds: The Savages are the Deity, towards any particolar so always pleased with the conformitý cieties or nations of mankind, but his of other people to their language and universal providence, and equal care, cuftoms. but this requires a peculiar his invariable regard to virtue and conditution both of body and mind. disapprobation of vice, will be found

A third method which has been to be the best bafis of religion and attempted is the educating their chil- philanthropy. dren and fitting them for the work of How Tali foreigners cultivate the teaching their countrymen. The at- advantages arifing from their comtempts to introduce this method a. mercial intercourse with America ? mong the tribes on the northern Con- By the same means that a mer tinent, who have room to expatiate chant would endeavour to gain th and connect themselves with diftant favor of his cuftomers ; not by kee nasions, have not been found fo fuc- ing dngs to bark at and bite the cessful as, on some small Idands near but by using them with politene the coaft, where they are circumscri- moderation and equity ; by exte bed within natures limits, and can be ing to American thips in their po under the controul of persons of a the same pri vileges with those fuperior charader. Civilization is ther nations ; by not interrupting soch a perpetual restraint on the na. Passage of the ocean, but leaving tive genius of the American, that he merce free and unshackled, and takes the firf opportunity to throw ftroying Monopolies. it off and return to a lavage life. Perhaps the trade between A

Of all the methods of instructing co and Manila might be improve them, that of a formal harrangue with admiting the North American the ulli tance of an interpreter, is the

chants to the Fair of La Vera most tedious and undefirable. The to purchase Aliatic commodit: Americansindeed are fond of speeches, introduce into Mexico the cor but abftract truths delivered at second filh of North America. hand do not af:t them much. A Those European Powers w fenfe of decency (which they always have dominions in America, observe in their councils) will induce learn from the fatal example them to listen with some degree of at- tain that the filken rein is bet tention, but such discourses, generally the iron rod te govern difta

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ritories. Mankind by transmigrating would not thence conclude, that I into and peopling other Countries ac- have been wholly inactive in your quire ideas of L berty and Indepen- service. One cause of my delay has dence and their own importance been, that I could not in conscience which homebred jealousy will in vain send you very pleasing intelligence : endeavour to restrain, and the more for, to tell you the truth, you have and heavier restraints they impose,che widely missed the taste of a very im. more violent will be the struggle to portant class of your readers. ERregain that Liberty which is the gift says on education, agriculture, goof nature, especially if a sufficiency of vernment, &c, may be very inftrucriches aud a thorough knowledge of tive subjects perhaps, but, believe the rights and interests of mankind me, gentlemen, they fall the earliest are called to its aid.

sacrifices on lighting a pipe, or other Finally how fall the European E. neceffary occafions.° i raw the Treamigrant secure and perpetuate the Ad- tise on the rights of conscience burnvantages derived from his settlement ed at the stake under an apple pye i in the new World. Let him breed and there was nothing reserved in one his Son to a love of Knowledge and number but an enigma, and, to my Virtue : Let him be taught the va. great mortification, the letter which lue and importance of preserving the I wrote you some time fince. I have first limits between native Liberty and often heard of Philosophers whose delegated Authority : Let him learn mental powers were so acute, that to be governed by Rulers of his own they could discern the truth or fallechusing or approving,and always rub. hood of a proposition intuitively; mit to the opiniou and advice of the but even such geniuses would be weak majority of his Brethren except in antagonists, compared with the enematters of Conscience; let him learn mies I have to contend with, io your that to keep his sword ready furbish- defence ; for, the former, in order to ed and fit for war is the best method understand, were obliged at least, to to preserve peace and keep enemies take a glance at their subjedt ; but the at a distance; let him learn to regard latter, by certain very mysterious all mankind as Brethren, and to em- powers, to which mature has given brace a Turk, a Jew, or an Indian e- them an exclusive privilege, can judge qually with a Chriftian. - In fine let & decide, without viewing their subje& him learn that America is designed, at all. I beg that, in future, you would as the Assylum of Liberty, the Garden reserve a competent number of your of Philanthropy, the Theatre of Vir- publications, Aruck off in marble pages, tue, the Temple of Science, and the like those in Triftram Shandy, for the Seat of Elyfium-. If there is Enthusi- amusement of such supernatural criasm in the Idea, it is such Enthusiasm ticks. as will impel to the exercise of bene. Religion and philosophy, are in favolence and contribute to make that

fhion among some people, but, the poin some degree real which is the ob

liter fort must have some other kind of ject of its Wim-- If it is a dream, SENTINENTAL SUSTENANCE. Pray, Heaven grant that I may never a. gentlemen, can you not mufter up one wake from it.

iéte à téte? Has loft and wickedness wholly deserted the country? Is there

not one insignificant beau, whose galTO THE EDITORS OF THE BOSTON Jantry has by accident succeeded on MAGAZINE

the wife of his honeft neighbour, whom GENTLEMEN,

you could raise to public view ? What N one of your firft numbers, I signifies it to hold up the heads of vir. cers of your Magazine, and promised friends, perhaps, after all, may think to give you all the necessary informa-, you under greater obligation to their tion relative to the character it might countenances, than their memories have among my connexions ; lince

are to the engraver, when it is plain, which, I have not indeed written to that we have a thousand young and you on the subje&, but I beg you beautiful faces, that would captivate

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the moft unfeeling of your readers. I the same rent, that he used to do for have not as yet iceo a fagle stroke of his mill, at the time when he was able Hander, to give a currency to your to make use of it the whole year round. work.--. Is it possible too, that govern- The miller refifted the demands of ment has conducted rightly for fix bis landlord, the affair was brought months together? In thort,gentlemen, into a court of law at Cuftrin, when you have nothic.g for polite amusemeni, judgment was given in favour of the and you appear like a man who wears landlord, by which he was empowered a suit of cloaths, excellent in quality to sell the mill, for the rent and arrears pernaps, but entirely out of lafticn. doe to him.---This iniquitous judge. Pray then let us have something, that ment was upon an appeal, affirmed in will make us laugh,or fill us with admi- the Supreme Court of Judicature in Tation ; such, for instance, as the me.

Brandenburgh. moirs of some Great Magician, who

The whole proceeding was at length might have conferred upon him, a

laid before the King of Pruffia. His withing cap, like that of Fortunatus, fentiments on the subjeA, cannot be and made to pass from one quarter of

better expressed, than in his own the globe 1 to another, in a twinkling words, in a letter which he writ with of an eye, taking along with him, what his own nand, upon the occasion. ever he thould have a liking for, and

"The sentence, said his Majesty, is was most precious to the owner: or,

founded in the moft shameful injustice, fome curious travels, wherein the it is directly contrary to the paternal giants and pygmies of different climates intentions of his Majesty, whore will inight be properly described, their

and defire it is, that equal juftice be inaoners so inconceivable to contra&t. speedily and impartially diftributed to ed minds, faithfully delineated ; and

ail his subjects, whether nobles or pleall the natural and real wonders of beians, rich or poor, and without any their country accurately explained, 'diftin&ion whatever, of rank or perand accounted for: Puffi bly,something

sons. His Majesty, therefore, in relike the useful discoveries of that ob- moving and dismifting his judges, in serving navigator, Mr.Gislliver,might consegrence of the unjust judgement fuit us. Thus, gentlemen, I have gi. given by them in the cale of tne miller, ven you an honest hint, which I hope

Arnold, has it ia view to set a great you will attribute to any other nosive

and ftriking example, that may ferve, than that of ill nature in your humble Courts of Juflice in his different proj

in future, to deter the judges of the FACETUS. viaces,from incurring the guilt of such

like iniquity and injustice, for they

ought to know that the meanest pea. The Justice of FreDeRIC. fant, and even the beggar, are men as

well as the king.---A Court of Law, (Adoro'd with an elegantCopperplate) where the judges (werve from the

Gentleman who lived in the neighA , to

principles which ought to govern

them, is more daogerous to society, Supply his fith pond with water, and than a gang of robbers; for men are for this purpose had altered the course 'generally on their guard againft the of a rivulet, that used to turn a mill, latter, but no precaution can prevail known by the name of Pommertziger-against a banditti,wlio under the cloak Krebfmale, in the new Marche of Bran- of law and justice, are guilty of the denburgh.---The consequence was,that

mon fagrant iniquity, and violate ethe miller, whose name was Arnold, very principle of justice. His Majesty, could no longer grind with this mill, therefore, gives notice to all his Courts for more than 28 days in the whole of Law, that though he has appointed year, pamely 14 in the spring, and as a new Lord High Chancellor, in the many in the latter end of autumn. His room of him whom he has, by dismis. landlord was never theless uarealuo. Sion, made an example to all his Miable enough to expect that he should, nifters of Juftice, he will always keep not withstanding the damage be bad a watchful eye over the different profuílained by the want of water, pay vincial tribunals, and see that they



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