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JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER.
IWntTTEN FOIl THK lUILLETIN.
As n rulo pools hnvo boon but in
difforout lottor writers and thoro is
n notnblo oxmnplo of ono who dos
condod to absolute idiocy in lottors
to tho lady who lator bocaino his
wifo, and thotigh many censuro hor
for publishing that humiliating rec
ord of lor husband's folly, in a
spirit of rovougo, yet few ean repress
a smile at tho thought of Bulwor
subscribing himsolf ns "oorjowu itty
puppy doggio," after writing tho ob
ject of his adoration pages of ridi
culous baby talk, and perhaps Whit
tior may hnvo dreaded some morti
fying publicity that cannot now take
"Whittior's love for his kindred was
strong and true, and one might run
tho wliolo gamut of literature and
find no more beautiful tributo of
brotherly regard than the allusion
to his sister Elizabeth, tho pootoss,
which occurs in "Snowbound :
"0, heart sore tried, thou linst the best
That Hcnven itself could give thee
Kent from nil bitter thoughts nnd things.
How tunny a poor one's blessing went
With thee beneath the low green tent,
Whoso curtain never outward swings."
"With tho exception of tho poem en
titled "My Namesake" ono cannot
discover the slightest traco of ego
tism in his writings, and that is so
truthful a picture of the poet that
tho roador forgets the slight trans
gression of good taste:
"Some blamed him, some believed hint
The truth lay, doubtless, 'twlxt the
reconciled as best he could
Old faitli and fancies new."
His innate modesty and sterling
cood sense placed him above tho
vulgar flatteries of tho multitude.
It was impossible to lionize him; ho
would not "crook tho pregnant
hiugos of tho knee that thrift might
follow fawning" before wealth nor
yet with demagogic subtleties .des
cend to vulgar flattery to win tho
applause of the masses.
For him was no Countess of Ttless
ington throned in a chair of gold
hued satin, surrounded by brilliant
satellites, radiant, lovely, bewitch
ing, scintillating with wit, from
whom ho could by magnetic prompt
ing derive new inspiration. Wo can
not learn that ho ever attended the
receptions of tho Caroy sisters in
Now York, where, in emulation of
Gore House, tho wit and wisdom of
tho day congregated to exchango
ideas and to receive that adulation
bo dear to that strango mixturo of
egotistic vanity, tho rhymstor.
Whittier's death, if wo ignore Al
drieh, has closed tho most remark
able era of literary activity that tho
world has known. As Mr. Castle
lately wrote, "The pigmies have fol
lowed tho giants."
Yet what an ago it was! Think
of tho celebrities among whom ho
lived. In addition to those pre
viously mentioned, thoro was J'oe,
welding his" songs at a white heat,
JFercy, Uoker, Maria Urooks, Jirow
noll, John Brogant, Willis, Sage,
Dana with his "Buccaneer" giving
promise of a brilliant future that
did not materialize, Drake immort
alizing the American ilag, and Coato
Pinkney, singing like a clear voiced
maestro. Why the world was bub
bling over with molcxty! And over
the Atlantic but you all know
what a host of immortals were sing
ing canzonets and rondeaus, and
heroic lays lit to make tho attic
bards riso from their graves and
listen 1 And thoro was Elizabeth
Barent, just bursting into poetical
womanhood like a magnolia, and
trying all of her arts of fascination
upon our Bryant across 3000 miles
of stormy ocean and iinnllj- mating
Browning so as to marry the same
And now thoy are all dead! "All,
all are gone, tho old familiar facos"
save England's laurol-crowned
laureate aud T. B. Aldrieh.
And whore aro tho singers of tho
Future? In America Eugene Field
and J. W. Riley among newspaper
versemongers bid fair to attain a de
served popularity, and tho latter
has a coigno o vantage with Long
fellow's autographic letter: "Your
lines have tho true ring of lasting
vorse."v Although tho strains of our
human nightingales have been
death-stilled thoro is no reason why
the linnets should not sing, and
whenever occasion calls, "Some
future Lord Byron or sweet L. E. L.,"
some "muto inglorious Milton," will
gain voice, nnd, Pygmnleon like,
mold tho plastic clay of Opportunity
into songful form aud brealho into
it tho broath of genius.
Ono of the most noteworthy char
acteristics of Whittior's work is tho
all pervading religious gontiinont,
yet free from all cant. And is thoro
not something sublime in tho spec
tacle of tho gray bard, tho last of
his generation of singers, standing
on tho border laud of lifo, tho Un
known, vast, mysterious, abyssmal,
of which uoithor priest nor sago
knows aught, stretching before him,
and chanting, prophet-like, his mes
sage to tho children of inon almost
up to tho hour pf his dissolution.
Something NeW in Ranges.
Tho Pacific Hardware Co., (L'd,),
have just received an invoice of tho
M. & D. Wrought Steel Ranoks
which aro superior to anything of
the kind yet invented. Thoy have
boon adoptod by tho United States
Navy and aro in use on tho Charles
ton, San Francisco aud Boston and
other now vessels. Also on several
of tho now vessels lately built for
tho trade between San Francisco
and this port,
An examination of those Ranges
will at once show thoir mauy advan
tages over all competitors.
Persons troubled with chronic
diarrhoea should try Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Re
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by it aftor all else had failed and
skilled physicians wore poworless.
For sale by all dealors. Bonbon,
Smith & Co., Agents for tho Hawai
Truo Patriotism. t
"Hawaii," whoovor tho gontlomnn
or lady may bo, writes a calm aud,
to mo, interesting letter to tho Ad
vertiser of tho 10th instant, on
"Truo Patriotism." Tho writor, with
apparent approval, rjuotes throo de
finitions of patriotism from throo
distinguished authorities, and then
seems to arrive at a conclusion dif
ferent from each and all of thorn.
Tho quotation from tho first author
ity. Cleveland, is qualified as "in
spiring," but considered not to
"reach tho point necessary for prac
tical application." Tho noxt quota
tion, from President Carnot, "Ha
waii appears to hold, supplies what
Cleveland omitted. Tho last of tho
three authorities, tho Into laiuonted
11. A. P. Carter, wroto words in 1877
which tho writer on "Truo Patriot
ism" fools to be as "stirring" as
those of tho other two men of wider
All three quotations at least inti
mnto that patriotism is a high aud
noble sontiinent of tho soul exorcised
in relation to one's county and
"Hawaii" finds that Carter's patri
otism took tho form of const nut by
directing his onergios towards the
dowslopmont of his country's com
merce and material prosperity by
establishing "closer relations with
tho United Stntes:" and in tho
words of Carnot "To unify tho liv
ing forces of tho country, to make
labor more fruitful, to provide for
tho workman moro prosperity to
day, more security for tho futuro, is
tho truo patriotism" "Hawaii" fan
cies he sees an indication pointing
to "annexation for us." A strango
conclusion to infer from tho quota
tion! Wonder did Carnot, when de
livering his address, for ono moment
conceive tno unholy tnougnt tuat
his countrymou would show "truo
patriotism" by seeking to annex
Franco to Germany or to any other
For tho citizens of Cleveland's
great nation and tho countrymen of
Carnot "true patriotism" may, por
adventuro, involvo that lovo of coun
try which stands for independence
at all risks; but tho Hawaiian's
patriotism, if it bo "truo," must
necessarily manifest itself in yearn
ings after annexation!
The concluding linos of tho abovo
paragraph define what seems to bo
tho position of "Hawaii," reached by
him on a pure assumption. His only
expressed reason why Carnot's
words "may point to annexation for
us" is, "because tho unification of tho
living forces of this country can
now only bo secured by union with
America." Is not that puro assump
tion? Where aro tho proofs, what
are tho arguments in support of tho
No doubt ovory intelligent Hawai
ian patiiot, whether of aboriginal or
foreign blood, or mixturo of both, is
in harmony with "Hawaii" in the
boliof that Hawaiian patriotism
would bo properly oxorcised by using
"whatever means aro most sure" to
unify tho living forces of this coun-
tryjniako Jatpr moro iruitlul, pro
vide lor tho workman more prosper
ity to-day, moro security - (ho
futnro;" but ovory Hawaiian." patriot
does not beliovo that the means for
effecting this end, proposed by "Ha
waii," aro tho "most sure;" noither
does ho believe tho merely mercenary
aspect of tho sentiment to bo the
highest and noblest manifestation of
True and intelligent patriotism
points tho Hawaiian first aud natur
ally to his own country, its resources,
its development, its building up, its
social advancement, and tho estab
lishment of its people in those groat
moral principles which make men
truo and honorable and good, whilst
tho advantages of tho greatest possi
ble freedom of intercourse, commer
cially and otherwise, with tho United
States, with tho world, aro neither
belittled nor despised. All this under"
tho distinctive national flag of Ha
If all Hawaiians, of ovory shade
of color, would, from this time, drop
thoir miserable and malicious scram
bles over trillos, turn thoir eyes from
gazing for holp over tho sea, coaso
crying poverty, and unite on tho
linos abovo indicated, thoy would
not bo long realising tho fulfilment
of tho late Mr. Carter's words ip re
gard to its being "no slight honor to
bo, known as a Hawaiian subject."
Believes in the Bulletin.
What could havo possossod "A
Real American" whon penning his
article against tho Bulletin to have
wandered so far from truth? Was
ho carried beyond tho bounds of
reason while writing, by n too-freo
use of spreadoaglo tanglo-foot, to
havo written such a whoppor,ns tho
following ending of his lottor? Horo
it is: "Its hostile attitude (moaning
tho Bulletin) against tho United
States is so emphatic aud well-known
that no genuine American will writo
for its columns or give it patronage"
Why, my bold littlo "Real Ameri
can," ovory school boy knows the
abovo to bo tho biggest lie that has
graced tho columns of tho Adver
tiser during tho last year. Also,
ovory school boy knows that ovory
man in Hawaii that is a man, recog
nizes tho justico of tho Bulletin in
its Into ministerial controversy, and
feels grateful to tho Bulletin for it.
And, again, everyone knows that tho
enemies of Hawaii aro a sniveling,
potty, piratical scpiad of sham Am
ericans, who would rob Hawaii of
hor (lag, merely for an extra cent or
two on sugar. And "A Real Ameri
can" is thoir mountebank.
Among tho incidents of childhood
that stand out in bold roliof, as1 our
memory reverts to tho days whon wo
wore young, none- aro moro promi
nent than severe sickness, The
young mother vividly remembers
that it was Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy cured hor of croup, and in
turn administers it to hor own off
spring and always with tho host re
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bou, Smith & Co., Agents for thu
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