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   The Adams Centinel (Newspaper) - January 14, 1801, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania                        7 WEDNESDAY wry 14, 1801, Vol. I. -TRUTH; OUR G 'J n PUBLIC COOU, OUR AIM.- fCr1 Centincl p Weduefday, on paper mid lyi-e of which this is a forwarded to Jnc: asjhcM be by tha op- portunity.------Tkd annual firice is Two Dollars; to be paid half yearly, in ad- One on receiving the flrjl number of each half year. Advertifeme-nts, of no viorc than hrendlh, iiiftrlcd the firjl f.jur times for One Dollar and for each coTitnin- after, (-fa DoLlar. Theft eding a in the fame p O N R K. 1 M 1- N f fame! king The fobbed, who fn-Uez.Jic.'. He rob> hiifijclj-, cdiofpeads ci bo cliffs g riff. S i K F s p A R E LIFE is fuch a farcical icenc. in qoick vary the or the drama, and fo foon drops i.ne curtain of exifterice, :hatit becomes us to laugh Vv'liile we can., fincc enough of forrow occur, unbidden, without our leek- ing :o indulge its intrufion. To d.l- arm Care of his Pcinc, has been the laudable purfuit of fome of the wifei't of mankind from the anaromiz'no; I t Democritus, who him with peals of philofophy, t-> ihe jovial Joe Miller, who facetiouuy drowned him in a punch bowl. The humorous Fal- ftaw, whom i'ack and clarer had early taught to biufh and he v.ho nev-er was eclipfed by any fon of Mom us in the feftive feats of <4 grin- ning Cvsuld hvjgh old Care f-ir- ly out of countenance, whenever the cak-jlT at tempted to wrinkle his brow an untimely frow n. .And had Job t'cen as wife as he was patient, he have derided the malice of the criflv Doerr.ot: have dried up his laughed bis cares to icu. Spleen was either invented by a mif- snthroiK- -n the fcclufion of a cloiftcr, or enucndcied in the damp CTVCS of Si- beria it ;s fir only to be the. ccnrnmi- tants of miMiks or bears, and fhouhl be Looted from the haunts of iVcicvy, and good fellow Clip. Bur in fpire- or ore- cau'ion, the wily fiend infinuau J ar.-id the hours of retirement it j ides on ti.ecaFt wind and cie-fccnds in a {'now and, hk.e rnurdcrs ileep it is rare'y UMOW n to float upon a bumper, or If i addle a Cufk, and [.ever c  or iur.fhine of a fleeting exiftence, where Fnrrur-e's blow keen s-.-d tiie npathv of !o t hills ftn- to drag tl u; cleferves ihe in-j'-J Jit-.r tke man who ran e ol nn- bind t be (r o A ns niLnp.-iiv.tni' ru-.d the wrir.kles i.'f o-.e wi.h p't jure, jr.Ci its only nor i i .kin-l, but t t. TJ i of cs- I hr.vc that r-.crcut si ciafiiciry of gaiety ('f w-h.-. i-. crarao j e: in i L'l GU'll is a- i T teiilL'COf a i'rencnrmn. Caie- like of the frowr.s and flatteries of fickle Deity, he receives with eitV in- the awaids of fare. "With a Lcarr as light as vanity can ir, every chord can dictate a love ch' v 'hciav- Jng of the elements, cr fuo: a iv-rnpipe to the melody of a tune. In fituation where a w-mld link to dcfpondence, native erv nor. lie lias tiic talcrit wf being ever ;.r ArirJ the bicsk itorm r lopple reed, he yields and it palll-th o- ver: Mcrblcu, or a flirug is his only And farrow and catc, like waxen impreffions, are of as brief en- cluiatue. Per -v.'iijf La Font.'line Ifi'ighinw fays. Is jerlr.as truth in fuck a Who flights the evilfiuds it Icafb, And who does nothing, does thcLefr. I'un zchai availsfitperjlttovs forrov licra lo-md} row." Laiigiiing is a happy faculty of the heart, to fhake off. the load which op- preffes ir. It is o.ie of the fir ft. enjoy- ments of our life, notwithftanding my Lord Chefterficld hai ib politely prohi- bited, its indulgence to the gender part of marJdnd. The whiinfical Sterne tells us in his Shandy way, that every time a man fmiles, mucii more fo when he laughs, it tends to out the i'hort fragment of his exifrence and the grave Yorick never uttered a more reverend truth, arrayed in hi? canoni- cals. Good Ipirits arc the cfLnce of health. Sorrows are the cankers of our exiftence. Sighs, the infectious biafls of decay. the life drops of the heart, and the harbinger.! of clif- lolution. In vain decs health nerve the body, if care corrnde the mind in vain docs nature lavifh her bounties on the exterior, if furrows and anxieties j lap the foundation within. AsncccnV ry to our pl'yfical occonomy is occafi- onal relaxation, as the intcrpnhi ion ol ftorms and thunder is to preferve the equilibrium of the atmofphcre. The mind by two frequent a tenlion of its fibres contracts into prejudice, or frowns into it-verity; and it mufb at times, Quit offoife, 2o ruear a gay I have ever had an antipathy to the abftrufines of metaphyfico or the art of talking grave nonfenfe on fubjeeh which lie beyond the reach of human underftandirig." During the term of my collegiate, about five and thirty years fince, our mathematical profeffor, a grave, foher gentlerr.an. who felnom unbent the scure angles of his phyfiog- notny, and who ufed to -.vriie love let- ters the mod intolerable firs of yawning, once preferred me to Hut venerable inflitution the Ilaily Pudding club, and in rny alacrity to do real honor to their str.brofia, having in- haied of the fuming viand an undue piopoitior.. the luLinu" alinie-ut, true to tl-'C N -wtonhn lyftem. Amk to the isOvrn of grr.'vT.y, and compelled my I'hv'iogncujicai mulcle-s to dffcribe fuui a woeful of trir.'i- 1'trt': i'tct! rhe JHW s of my nr.tique f. icnd to ilie ;'r tumofl: exrenfion of rifibih- tv, ;r J cured him of an inve- terate of tiie fplecn. P.Lan's incrcnious tornif.-nting him- fvlf, and with the evil which necefirij Ily his portion, raud v in the incr .laritiri of his temper, ti'e lini iblfnefs of hii deiires. Put is t lie cK.bio is nature even uf our fv.heiries_ lb.it icarcc ran we call our ovvu tli.- joys we And even if we anncipn'.e the cnniininr.ee of pmj- ty, rarr-ly ir.dcrd sr, expcrisiicc can iTirir.e uic when does j il us unattended by fome draw- There is not a rofc in the garden I li.e not a thorn be- tit beauteous fcmblancc not a bids in the cup of felicity unminglcd with the gall misfortune. And whv attcmot to dejlroy tl'.c flivour t nf felicity by unneceiTarv forrow? if it j be a ftrangcr to c-ur bnlort'iS, rather as i a flr.'ii'grr let us take ir in. Frowns i n- c the cloiuls w Inch oh.'cure tiie bcnig- of our glad funfljfne which illumines our 1_ _ i And "Ihe ?niith wears" is prcfeiable to a countenance eloathed in t he nn joyous winter of etc. ma! Evil indeed are the days of rhe af- flicted, but a merry h-j-ait is a contir.ml feaih1' Then let us cheer amid (he gloom of difappoinimenr. L< r blithe- joy, on her lij-ht (aniapJc ci.iMce round our hearts. Let us che- every appendage of good hinnour, andbi'gh ar vexations which we can- not Laughing dulcify the vinegar of our dilptsfirions, and convert oven iple< n to merriment it is a moral grindflone which fraooths the liule af- I tiiiies of our tempers, and blunts the of misfortunes and its melody is fwceter than the mufic of Then let Jiibrity be the rallying point ol our hears, mirth and menc the polar liars of our affections and let us join frolic iouls in the choral c ha imt Hence dull cares and -.lieLiin.huly, Winy andmirlli unire us C. Forein Intellience. CONSTANTINOPLE, Oclobcr j, ORTUNE yet favors the' arms of Paffdwan Oglou. After having defeat- ed the United Pachas in fevcraf battles, his army which is lo greatly auomcnt- cd as to caufe the urraoft inquietude for the fate of the Empire, is rapidly marching towards Belgrade. The Pa- cha of that city is making every pofli- ble difpofition and reinforce- ments have now been fent him for its defence hut it is'much feared, all op- polition will prove fruitiefs. Oftober Ti. A great number of troops within this 8 or 10 have been embarked, w'hicli are computed at men, and which are to go to JalFj, convoyed by rhree frigates. j The laft letters ft-. the Camp of the Grand Vixier "..ins, thar they j are waiting the arrival Enoljfh army, which is to make a dcfcenr on the coaft of Egypt, whiift tiie aimy of the Grand Vizitr, will pctcmpt to pnis "i the ciefcrt. to atrack r'cii) ys and Kl-A- rh- Ottoman has received confiderable S it is not believed they wil! lu; nSle to arco-Tipli-Hi rke of t he Dofcrr, the French iK.ving reeled on the ners, i'.ich as :ii orevcnt their march. c hive bef.des ct news tha: General Menou iucceeci- cci in forming a rerrriin numh-.-r of rnlions, coir'po'c'l of Jews ami jf is allo fdid lhar'ihe s of r have furniflied forr.e of Mameluke-, has not a little- out nbufi J 10 tl'C inhabjta.irb of the favor of the i'Yench. ROMC. Oi'iober 12. Cardinal Ruff', is a rTl "1 levy en imlTu. Thu Neapolitan ericarnpvd at Frci'cati, it ii laid, aic about ro march The ho- ly Father has ordered 20.000 piaftrcs to be diflribuied them by way of prefent. A courier clifpatchcd by genera] Somrmriva has arrived, rc- cjuefting fnccoiir for Tufeany, which is menaced with invafion. con (t i tutcd an; hOri t him at -bis eutiance. A was finned between that a'oil colonel Siegenthat, the commandant: of ihe place, of which, the following aie the princple articles in Tise Imperial forces and ihe Tullnn rroc.-pt Qnll be permitted to march a OR r.. O-CK 16. General Clement, this dny entered our city, at the head of his column, n- miclfl tjic- accl.ir.ia; ions of ike .people. th cit to rheJr their arms and ba The Independcrue of rlie povernment'iliall be rcfpcacd and illll iuffer no change. Such inhabitants as may chufe to leave the city, {hall have free oermi'- lion fo to do., and fhall receive ports for the fafe conveyance of and t Reels. No one proiccutcfd or molcftcd on account nf bis political militia fliall bc'fuflered to bodied, if it isjudged ncceffaiy, and individual of it fhall be in any'nay dif- turbed or injured. Mr. Wind ham, apprized of ihe de- figns of the French, infcantly difpatch- ed a courier from Florence'to the Se- cretary of the Englifh Legation, with an order to defire the merchants c f that nation, refident in the citv, -.o bo- take themft-lvcs and llieir ffccts tu a placeof la'-Vty. The Englifh fjaniy.sns have all fled to the IfUnd of iljbe. 1 hey hkewife -lent an cfcort of gons, containing (land of to Ancona, which, accoruing to indi- iecct reports, has fallen into'the luiulb of the French. The la ft news from Mjlta ftau the Enghfh had invited tiie Cir.m tcr to rot urn lo- foi moi arid -that t-hry have appniincu in his plate pro. tcm. the UaiiiV- c.'e Reilmorar. who, on account of his great age, dici not leave the iiloiid. _ October 28. 1 he French have not removed any of the officct s or agents of the Grand Duke. Tiiey have even permitted him to retain on foot, his troops of the line and two volunteer corps which were railed previous to the entrance of the 1'rench troops. The only ttoops, that have been difbanded, are thofe which were put or. duty by the Aulhrian com- mandant. Veffels have no difficulty nor hind- rance in getting out of port. But the Enghfh Iquadion, which blockade's it, will let none enter, ant capture all Li- gurian veffels bound for Genoa. AUGSBURG H, October 2.8. liiivc no certain accounts rcf- i.'ig the prolongation of the arrnif- tice, bur we know there is a difference of opinion as to the proper term in.ration. We arcaiio well that the ciillercnt bodies of troop-., w Inch arcin minion at prcfe-nt, cannot reach their deftined pofts in time for rhe lecomrneucement of holli- Ibis makes us hope much for the luccefs of the nc-gociauons. P.o r OON A, Nov. i. Tre French advance Pemn- iu-. The King oi Naples is arming (rop.tiers. Tufcany, fine.: the entrance of the French, has enjoyed thz rnoft pf rfccl tranquility. of the Florentine Nobles had fled to Arzy.o, which ha? been neither burnt nor deftioyed as report The- humanity of the conquerors would not fuller-them to injure'the place al- thuugh it well dcfcrved their venge- anee. November TO. According to the accounts of perfons lately arrived in this city from Naples, it appears, th it frefn troubles have bro- ken out in that capital. It is continu- ally a ilicutre of murder and pillage,   

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