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steps; and, as if ho wore fearful that, days, llo leftthe balcony as if rcluoant-j
omo other idea would drive all image of j y ; ami, retracing liis stepf, lie .soon found!
his child from his mind, he continued re-j himself in 4 ho gallery, which in the coursoj
poating, in a hv.id vouv "A blessing for j of our story wo have already mentioned!
my child, a Messing for my child. .Again more than once. Ho was eililled with
he passed the door, and as he caught the j cold, and his voice trembled as Ik; called
lYnU ghmrnpr of the light in the room! for some of his attendants. Put they,
where Catharine Jtad so lately knelt to apt imitators of their superiors, cared little
him in vain, he wrung his haijd.s in all! for a king who was treated with the most
the impoLcnco of madness and despair, j barbarous neglect ; even by his own wife.
The perspiration rolled in large drops from! "It is a pity," murmured the poor shi ver
bis brow, his knees trembled as if unable ing monarch, "it is a gn at pit v that a Kim:
to bear his weight, his brain seemed onjof 1'iaiico should ' perish wit'i cold, tsj
firo. Suddenly a thought Hashed ne-o.-s there not. one, of nil those who have eaten;
h'.s mind; "W oil, ' he cued, "v oil, eome
hither." The sagacious dog came bound
ing 1o.vsir.ls his master, ga.nl earnestly
at liis agitated countenance, and then with
a l.v.id howl he ran out of the apartment,
and up the long staircase which commu
nicated with the upper s'ory of the palaee.
II? hastily truve;'s;-d several largo and leag
niiiceut rooms, and never stopped till he
renched a snnll iron balcony an hero the
'king was wont to sit of an evening count
ing tlie lights in the citv, and listening,
with evident pleasure, to the '(lood night
and God Moss von," of tho.o of his sub-
jeets who still retained some atlcction teetor.
of my brejul, to sae me this ni'iht. from
a dreadful death?'' He. drew near the'
large lire-place, in which a few ashes still;
emitted a sli.rht degree of heat : ho stretch-1
ed out his cold and trembling lingers, and;
vainly emleavored to restore. tin ir circula-'
tion. The black revliound was lvinir
direelly across the lire-place. ' ""Wolf, "I
said his master, "make way for mo if!
you love me. for I am freev.in'j: to dvath.j
Wolf, dear Volf! see'lfovv tremble;!
will you let your kind old master die?"
The dog was asleep, ami heeded not the
voice ol his wretched and neglected pro-
for their betraved and unfortunate inon
arch. Charles laid instinctively follow
ed the stops of his intelligent favorite, ami j Owen Tudor."
as the night breeze blew the grey hairs
from his temples, he covered his face with
his hands and for an instant forgot his
purpose. It was, indeed, a strange scene.
The light of the torches gleamed upon
the litter, the pages, the men at arms, all
dressed in the deepest mourning ; while
on tlie steps of the .palace, immediately
beneath tiie iron balconv, stood the ma
jestic form of Isabella of Havana, support-
Charles. VI. .slept with his fathers, and
his irentle daughter became the bride of
Vir . f ilm virtutc noine t-ricli io;,u nuUius v,v. est.
SATURDAY, AUG. x0, "lS-iO."
(;l!:am.;s i kom tup. kihtows noti:
IH)f)K. Jf'.if. ,o. 3.
Monday morning, at 7 o'clock, we gned
ing the treni!ling, weeping Catharine ; and j our farewell to Pole's domains, and amid a
they too, like tlie English retinue, were ; smart shower started for Ililo. The' path
clad in sables. Above them stood the J was to the k. n. f.., a good read and through,
maniac king, his long grey locks floating 'or rather jnostly skirting a very pretty forest,
on the wind, and his pale and emaciated j' with a greater depth ol soil, than wc had
features looking still paler, still more care- ! previously met with. The descent was so
worn, by the vacillating light of the moon. ! ri adual as to be hardly perceptible, and at-
i'llPm lli tflO I (O'in'r v.-i'-m'tir 'lrAiiiwI .1 1 11 i 1
, ., j, v ier a diisk wane 01 eleven miles, we came
K ' ! l J 1 M 1
iiiiu, wueriv unconscious inui use; emi;i S'V;., f ,l lu,,,,,.,
deeply loved, so fondly cherished, Was j jVonilho new streams of U
leaving the land of her ancestors for ever.
Just as her litter was put in motion, Cath
arine gave one sad despairing' look to the
home of her early happy childhood, and as
she did so, she encountered the wandering,
searching glance of her father. For one
moment I he light of reason beamed again as
They were I
about twelve miles east of us.' At noon we
arrived at Ohm, a neat little hamlet, upon
the border ol the wood, with considerable
cultivation about it. The population ran out
to greet us, proffering every hospitality, and.
urging us to pass'the night, at the headman's1
in days of voro, and stretching his clasped i ,r)US0' w,Mr wo toPI" h Peinganv-j.
. . . . . . . I : . ! . 1:1 1 1 1 . 1
ions 10 am 1 c in iiuo, we uccnu'ju mis itivi-!
hands towards his daughter, ho. uttered,
iii tones which, though low and faltering,
sank deep into the mourner's heart, "God
tation, but consented to the application of;
the lo:ni'h:ni, and soon wcie stretched out!
zealously 'listing, pinching, s-pieczing ami
kneading our travel-worn limbs, liens let:
bless thee, my own, my loved one. The;"i",n. '1U unit's, with a dozen little urchins,.
(jo;1 ol mercy bless thee.
The men at arms closed round the lit
tor, and soon their measured tramp, the ; 1110 whimper in the ear of any traveler, who
ringing of their swords and bridles, and i "lay laid himself at the end of a day's jour-
cven the light of the torches, were lost in ncy, with sti.T and we aried nether members
the distance. Charles VI. stood motion-J to select a couple of youngster.? with vcru
less, with his eyes hed on the spot where
last he had seen his child. . Perhaps the
memory of early days was rushing across
his mind ; the four first brilliant years of his
reign, succeeded by thirty years of mad
ness, wretchedness, and despair. Tears
were streaming down his furrowed diecks.
Perchance they fell as ho thought of the!
engaging childhood, the blooming, bud
ding girlhood of the pale ami 'mourning
princess, dragged from the homo of her af
fections, to spend in a cold and straugci
land, un exile's life of misery and tears.
Perchance they fell as ho thought of the
dreadful scenes which had passed in that
fair city, now wrapped in slumbering se
curity; of the two horrid murders in the Hue
Harbette ; the treason of Perinct ; the mas
sacre of the Armagnace; and saddest of
all, at the remembrance of the haughty
English conqueror, the hereditary enemy
of France, seated upon the throne of the
The lainp breeze from oil' the water at
last recalled him from his dream of other
sharp elbows, with which, for the consadera-j
tion of a jew sharp or s., they will most ef
fectually furrow his outer man, while he isj
replenishing the inner I speak feelingly
it is the very acme of a pedestrian's huppi-j
ness, nnd it had such a wonderful effect up
on us, that after a short debate, it. was unanJ
imously moved and carried that we should
pa-ss the night here, provided the necessa
ries for si feast could he obtained. At this
the eyes of the natives sparkled with delight,
and so did ours tit the list of eatables which
they were ready to provide instantly. Put
we were too old campaigners not to inquire
the price of all this kindness, especially as!
some, suspicions that all this .zeal was' not
pure disinterestedness began to arise. I
will not record the answer of our host, Ibr
fear of being charged w ith a conspiracy to
destroy his credit as keeper of the "half
way house;" but it caused the lame to jump,
and the bellies of the hungry to he filled, not
with luan'd pig, in visions of which we had
just been luxuriating, but brimful of wrath
minus the cabbage. Two hours had been
spent here, and at'ter giving our Ponilace some
valuable advice in regard to his charges,
should any ethers ever be so unfortunate us to
j intake of his hospitality, we left. The
dudgeon which filled our. indignant selves,
was as good as so much high-pressure steam,
and carried us along with rather more speed
than we should have been able to accomplish
had we been lilled with any thing more sub
The path led to the north, with the ocean
in sight, and the country more open. At
night w'e saw ji neat but fanall house at a
shoit distance, and proposed popping there,
but our natives said there was a huge one,
where plenty of provisions could be obtain
ed, a shoit distance farther on. It was quite
dark when we arrived, and their description'
was true to life. It was nearly if not quite
iis large.' as "all out doors," the distinction
between the interior and exterior not being
remarkably well detljied, and Ibr provisions,
there were abundance of pigs, dogs and
poultry on terms of very great familiarity
.with their ovtnets. It was as lilthy a hov
el, and its inmates, amounting to twenty or
so, nearly naked natives, the shabbiest I had
cjcrseen. However, it being too late to jc
traeo our steps, we begged a mat, and fa
tigue (having walked twehty-ffvo miles) soon
w rapt, us in a slumber which neither the fu
rious attacks of llcas or swinish noises
around us could break. In the morning we
lea; lit that our Ik nest guides had slept at the
former houo, where they had' been feasfed
with the fat of the laud, after having had the
cool impudence H reeo'imnend our pushing
on to the ne.vt. Our lodging place was oh
the outskirts of a dense forest, four, miles in
width, through , which a road made of the
trunks of ferns) after the corduroy fashion,
led. A three mile's farther walk broiedlt us
to Ililo village, where (to use the tautology
of most travelers) wc were most hospitably
received and entertained by the missionaries
and an el I friend svttled there; that is, sj
soon as we could be identified. No easy job,
through the giimo of such a jaunr, much of
the time in ruin and mud, and with a .fort
night's unshaven chin.
Ililo merits all that lias been said in praise
of its beauty and Viluation. The bay laces
the north, and on two sides is lined by a line
sand beach, pr Itily bordi red by .cocoa nut,
bread fruit, a'ud other trees. The coast
swells gradually inland, at times prccnting
hills of considerable magnitude,' three of
which, a mile from the shore,. are particular
objects of attraction. They are ancient cra
ters, very uniform and regular, 'in sie and
shape, truncated, and covered with a 'line
green Sward. The view ire in the sea is
more beautifully picturesque than sublime.
Of a clear day, the snowy peaks of Manna
Kca, with its brown sides are to be seen ris
ing abruptly from the plain, while in the back
ground -the dome of Manna Loa, and the
snnke.of Kilauea, are distinctly visible. All
the back country is well wooded and witter
ed, while towards the sea, houses and gar
dens, trees and small streams, dell and grove
are grouped in pleasing confusion. The soil
is luxuiiantly verdant, and its depth and rich
ness favorable to all tropical productions.
The bay for;ns an excellent harbor, protected
from the surf by a reef and bar, which makes
nearly across, and it has good holding ground.
Ships can lay close in, without danger, and
with proper encouragement from government
Ililo might become a rich and populous dis
trict. The best of water is obtained with
the greatest facility at the Wailuku, or river
of destruction, a romantic stream which
empties itself into the bay near the anchor
age, and derives its name from the number
of persons who have perished in its rapids.
A short distance from its mouth, there is a
line cataract tumbling over a precipice sixty
feet in height, into a deep and craggy ba-
sin beneath, which was formerly the inicri.,f
of a crater, through the rent side of vvIik,
the stream now forces its way. It i culkj
the "Cascade of the Rainbow."
The population of the district of Hi0 H
nearly eight thousand. A store has beon rc.
ccntly established at the village, mueli i0
the benefit of the natives, in affording tl)fi
a market for their produce, and foreign goodi
in return. A spirit of enterprise is develop,
ing, which no doubt will soon make thi: la(.e
fhw garden of Hawaii, but it is here ns el..
where through the influence offo rugae is
that a better day appears to be dawning iijhmi
these islands. This year the exports Iri.m
Ililo, Mr. P. informed me, would amount to
two hundred thousand shingles, a considera
ble quantity of Kou lumber, forty or fifty tans
of sugar, and if called for one. hundred and
tidy tons of arrow root. hYvon miles iidand,
there is a saw mill, winch, when water is
abundant, can saw from six to eight hurchr,!
feet boards per day. Two sugar mills, hv
water power, and capable of grinding from
four hundred to six hundred pounds each per
day, have been recently established, and un
expected to turn out two hundred toes of su
gar'the ensuing year. That which has turn
made the past year, at the Chinaman's mills,
has a disagreeable flavor, and lacks griiin.
The climate of Jlilo is particularly favi-
table to agricultural operations. ' Regahir
land and sen breezes prevail, which give a
very delightful temperature,. lenieriuf; the
noon-day heat' and rendering ihe nights cool
, and bracing. It has formerly been consM
ored as obro.vious fo continual rains, but tlio
residents state that within the last lour jtais
!i rriW'fit clrHin n liu fnl. on )r't ill.
jvti, v. iittiv lonv 11 JFiUV.' Ill IHUL II
speet, and thatnow much less falls; indeed,
no more. than is- necessary to preserve it
fruit fuhiess. , Orange trees do not ihriw:
well, but the'niango, chirimo'ya, fg, straw
berry, and many t ther fruits grow thriftily
Corn, 111'tdberry, and sugar cane do excol-
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njimy rn, uui iiiu iii, mi which seems or
thrive the best, and is destined to beuune the
principal cxpo'it is tlie coffee. The'expensc
wi 1 iii-iii - 11 iiimii'' coinoareu wnn.s UK fir
f.A.M 1 . -A 1 !..' ll.. 1 .1
1 1 " . 1 1 11 i'iiiYs infill lviir iniii' itn ina
t"V TT ..! ki.imi 10111 1 j j (UIM u.v
branches of the trees then in liuit, wen
bent to the eaith by its Weight. Mr. P
states t lit Ins mature tree s have produced
, 1 . 1 1.
1 11.11 .ui'u.s .,1 lu ce, wiuen is an cnor amis
l oi'odiK t cemi'ai ed'wil !i u vHi f.mifiii c
i 1.. T....':i' T .1. ' 11V. 1. 1- .1
in i;iu.i io:w.nu- esi JUOICS. l ircc to lour
M)unus io mo lice is consn erce as a "rent
crop. There are now two plantations of
the 4 erry, containing 6C00 trees three years
of age, which Commence bearing a little the.
pre sent. year. These are planted in rows,
shaded by banana plants, and arc at present
from three to four feet high. The strong
trade winds, which almost every where else
on the islands operates as a serious impedi
ment to the grow th of plants," is here neu
tralized by the land breezes, and the neigh
boringunountains. A pleasant wine has been
made from the wild raspberries.
The mission houses, three in number, arc
pleasantly situated near each other, a quar
ter of a mile from tlwj beach. That built by
Mr. (ioodrich is of two stories, painted reel,
and an exact model of one of our Vankec
farm houses in New England. Indeed,
it looked as if it had been transplanted
to its present situation, from the country
of frost and snow, and forms quite a singu
lar object, half-hid by the deep foliage of the
oriental lilach, mango, and bread fruit trees.
Uev. Mr. Lyman' has a boarding school of
from fifty to sixty boys, the brightest of
whom arc sent annually to the high school at
Maui. They partly support themselves hy
their labor, all are neatly clothed, and their
whole appearance reflects great credit upon
their instructors. They are loelged in a large
thatched two story building. The lower
part is the school room, and the upper is di
vided hy mat partitions into numerous chain