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From the Southern Literary Me;scngtr.
y?' ur r. u wiliir, ft OEontiA
TFajiit and sad'was the muonbeem's smile,
f -.Sullen the moan i f the ')'',' wave,
Hoarse tl.e wi id in St Helen's isle,
As I stood by the side of N ipuleon's Grave.
And is it hern that the hero lies,
Whose name hath shaken the earl!) with
. ' Jieai:?
And It this all iliat (he earth supplies?
A stone his pillow the turf his bed!
In such the moral of human life?
Are these the l'mits of glory's reign?
Have oceans of blood and nil age of strife,
A thousand battles been all in vain?
Is nothing left of his Motorics now
But legions brukeu--ii sword in rust
A crown that cumbers a dot d's brow
F A name and a requiem? -dust to dust!
Of all the chieftains whose thrones he reared,
Were there none whom kindness or faith
' could bind?
Of all the monarcls whose crowns he spared,
'Had none one spark of his Roman mind?
Did, Prussia cast no repentant g'anc ?
Did Austria shed no remorseful tear;
SvLen England's faith.and thine honor, France,
And tby friendship, Kussia, wasblasted litre!
Uo! Holy leagues, like the heathen heaven,
Ungodlike shrunk from the giant's shock,
And Ehrious Tifan-the imf upren .
Was doomed to his vtiiiure, a'ld cnains, ana
. , rock.
And who wt-ra the gods that decreed tby
A German Cswr-a Prusian Sae,
The. I) indy Prince of a counting-room, ,
'And a Hussian Greek of the middle age!
' Tien called thee Despot, and called thee true.
But the laurel was earned that bound thy
' ' brow;
And of all who wore it. alas! how few
Were as free from treason and guilt i thou!
. fihame to "the Gaul! arid thy faithless horde!
Where was the oath whxh thy soldiers
,-;''. V . wrt ? .
-. Fraud still lurks in the gown but the sword
Was never stTfidse to its trusts before!
'Where was thy ve Trans boast that dy
. 'The old guard dies but 'itjieveryieldsl'
Oh! fcr one heart like the brave Dessais,
One phalxnx like ihose of thy early fi Ids!
But no! no! no! it was Freedom's charm
Gave them the courage of iimr? linn nif n :
You broke the magic that nerved each arm,
Though you were invincible only (hen!
jf.- ; From the Saturday Courier.
The Coronation Day.
i, : : Ttcns'Bfcd from ii: J'',ench.
BY 8. F. G.
L ; When, hi rnairingti with Josephine de
Beauliuinois was dcci 'edtipon by Napo
leon, then a simple General, he of-en
weeompanied his belroihed on foot to the
. difTerenl dwellings which ihey visited.
Ono day she requested his compiiny to
1: the house of B2o!ii, -Krgiiidcatij f.n o'd
. Notary vyho tho young widow honoured
! with her confidence, 'and-who consulted
with hsr not only on atftiira of interest,
but even on the most intimate secrets
which exist in the hearts of women.
. Arrived at the Notarie's, at tho door
of tho office, where was employed his
clerks, Josphinc detached herself from tho
arm of Napoleon, and immediately enter
ed tho private cnliinotof tho business jiian.
But by means of tho opportunity which
the young widow gave him, by inadvert
ently leaving the door of the cabinet part
ly open, iupoleo:i overheard, where lie
a remaining outside, without suhenng
i single word to escnnu htm, the. tollow-
ing couversalion, wuicli passed:
- "Mon'j. Uaguideau," said Josepliine,
! wish to make known to you the tact ol
ray approaching marriage." . '
. "Xou, iviaoame; ana witn-wnomt"
,4I espouse shortly General Bonaparte."
' "What! the widow of a military officer,
end will you marry another? General
Bonaparte, say you? Ah! yes, I remem
ber him, the commander of tho army of
the interior, tho cxhief of battalion, who
"int Toulon gavo a lesson in -artillery to
(Gen. Cartaux." ' . "
. "Himself, Mons. Rnguideau." ' :
"But he is a man without fortune?. Mad
Bme." ; ; '
."He does not possess much, it istrue,
tut his house is in the street Cliarftorine."
A small affair ! and your marringo is
f ' "Without doubt, Monsieur." ;
r "So rnuch the worse for you, Mad
Vol. XIII. No. 7.
. 'Why so, if yoa please, Monsieur Ra
"Why? Lecauso it is better to remain a
widow, than to marry a General Without
anything but his nane. Your Bouaparto
will never ho a Dumowricz, a I'ichegiu.
Will ho never bo equal to any of tho
great Generals of our Republic? I do not
think so; besides, you know that a bear
er of arms in nothing now; and I would
prjfer, of all the military grades, a place
as contractor in one of our armies."
J'Every ono to hia taste, Monsieur," rc
plied Josephine, a little drily, wounded,
without douht, at the irreverence .with
which the Notary had spoken of a inan
whom she loved; "Every one to his own
taste, you know, that in marriages, an af
fair of gold "
"And you, Madame," interrupted tho
obstinate Raguidcau, "you know it is an
affair of the heart and inclination; that is
what you wish to say isit not so? Well !
you are wrong; the gold epaulette of a
General are very dazzling, you know
'well; proceed not to prepare an inevita
ble repentance, in espousing, 1 repeat, a
man without fortune; a mnn who has on
ly his cap and sword to depend upon."
While hearing this conversation, Na
poleon, who probably feared a little for
his marriage projects, from the results of
tho counsel of Raguidcau, boiled on his
chair witli impatience and anger; his sud
den movements during this. converse, his
vexation, showed his discontent; and
twenty times he was on the point of open
ing onti rely the Ooor of the room, and
telling the notary to occupy himself with
his contracts of sale and his invento
ries, instead of intermeddling with the
affairs of others, at the moment especially
when tho words cap' and sword struck up
on his ear' he rose up brisnly, his eyes
sparkling, and ho made one step towards
'.he door. Happily tho fear of covering
himself with ridicule, retained him, and he
proceeded to teseat hir.-.solf, a Itttlo
ashamed at his heedless movement.
A few minutes after, Josephine, with
an unpleasant air, left the cabinet of the
Notary, who. accompaned her far as
the door of the office, and Bonaparte, in
taking the arm of his fu'ure wife, to re.
conduct her home, made to ihe man of
busines, without saying a word, a salute
most cool and disdainful.
During the passnge home, Josephine
observing that Napoleon was mofte ab
stracted than usual, pressed hi arm 6tilT
mote trndeily linn she ordinarily did ;
however, ha kept with her the most pn.
fiund silence of that which he hid just
heard; Rnd as far as to the d.iy of coro- j
niilinn, neither Kaguideiiu nor Mauanie
Bonapatle had the least suspicion that
their conversation had for an invisible au
ditor that same person of which it was the
Several years elapsed ; the campaigns
of Italy, (he victoiies of Ejjypl, advanced
the lifle General. Then mme the 1 8;h
Brnmairc: (Nov. 19, 1790.) s'ill Napo
leon, liltle satisfied with thPConsulale fur
life, wished the Empire ; and France,
consu'ted, responded . by near four mil
lion written adhesions, that they gave the
hereditary empire to its First Consul ; it
was then obliged to Clown Napoleon, and
the Pppe catre fo Paris for the ceremony
'I he dajr of this solemnity, at the mo
ment when he had set out for the Arch
hiho, rie, Napoleon appeared to recollect,
for the first time, the Notary Hnguideau.
On the leaving jf his small aparinienls,'
he walked quite joyous in the hall of his
throne, when suddenly be arrested him
self, and made a sign to ono of his Cham
b. rlnini; "I wish brought here tho No-
Iitry Ragnidfau, said he to him, and the
Cambcrhiin proceeded to execute i i me
diately the order of the Emperor.
When made known that Napok-n re
queslcd to sec him, Rnguideau was sur
prised and lost in a thousand corjoetures
of the tue motive of tliis sudden co ivora
tion. When he arrived at the Tuillvries,
and wHcn he hud pulsed through soma of
the hull, all resplendent with gilding, and
full of marshals, of ministers, at;d of great
officers of the' Empire, they introduced
him into the hall ivhoty Napoleon awaited
him, in c.o-iversa'ion with Josephine.
All! it is you, Uaguideau, '' Slid N;t.
polenn, immediately, half smilliug ; "I
am very glad to see you.'' And with- ut
furthe'r preamble, he added: " You-re-eo'lect
the day whn I neenmpani'd to
your house, in 1795, I think, M-idaaiede
Ueauh- rn- s, today Empiessof France;''
a'd he l itil an emphasis on ihe woid 'Jim-'
pres.' You recollect the praise that you
gave of a military career, and the person
al panegyrie of which I was myself lhe
object ? Well ! what say you now, are
you a giod prophet? You said I should
never have aught but the t afi and sword.
I have marched, however, and I have
made more than one .step desfiite your
predictions. I need not s, eak to you of
my fortune. . Afler eight years of marri
ed life,' I have brought a crown to give to
my wife ! The crown of France!"
And in 'saying these w-irds he pressed
the hand of Josephine, who stood mute
with astonishment at this unexpected
Stup lied at this apostrophe, but recol
lecting then his discontented r)ro?.no9rics.
It-iguideau was only able to stammer seme
words without meaning: "Sire I know
not what! sire, have you -heard?''
"All, Uaguideau, walls have ears, and
I owe you a puislunent, for if my good Jos
tephine had followed your counsel, it
might have lost to her a throne, and to rne
the best of women. You have been cul
pable, Raguideau !"
At the words culpable ' and "punish
ment," the poor Notary, more disconcert
ed than ever, turned pale and trembled in
all his n. embers ; he almost feared that
theEmperor would make him pans a noun
cil of war for having dared to doubt his
genius and prosperity ; and he fell upon
his knees to a k pardon, when Napoleon,
aftef amusing himself scrne moments at
the fright of the giver, of sad counsel,
pitied him, and to dissipate hii terrors,
4 Come, conifwrt yourself, my punish
ment shall be altogether parental : I con
demn you to go to-day to Notre Dame,
and assist at the ceremony of my ct own
ing! and that I see you there! I5,i you
hear, Monsieur, be present in tho church
-on the passage of my cortege ."'
Uaguideau ralmed himself, and respir
ing more freely, stammered some excu
ses, and then It'll the hall for the purpose
of going to Notre-Dame : and Napoleon,
after having laughed several moments with
Josephine, at the Profihet Raguidcau,
descended into the Court of the Tu'lle
ries, mounted his cartiage, anil proceed
ed to the Archbishopric At (his "mo
ment it struck six at (he clock of the Tu
illeries, and a discharge of artillery an
nounced his arrival at the appointed place.
When quitting tile church to appear at
the Archbishoprie, Napoleon perceived
the Notary in the crowd, and smiled upon
him with kindness; the poor man of busi
ness, dizzied with all this pomp, could
hardly believe his eyes; and when the
Emperor passed smiling bafore him, Ua
guideau made so deep a reverence, that it
is said his forehead nearly touched the
THE PROTESTED NOTR.
A FAROI1T 05 THE ' BU. UL 01 Silt JOU
Not a dollar we saw - not a single ni'e,
As fast through tlie streets we hurried
Not a friend from h s h.c' tr would lend us a shot,
And we felt co' founded'y flurried.
We slrnned" it hard at the middle i f d:iy,
'i be alleys and corners turning,
Ncatli the heated taya of an April, jan, 1
With our flushed check hot!) Uirninj.
Many nd long were th prayers that we made,
And our face bore the impress of sorrow,
But the brokers to lend us we saw were afraid,
And we bitter'y Ih' itght of the niurrow !
No useless ,ity disturbed their br;;t,
Self ink' res', only had bound them,
And we ei.vied tho shavers talcing their rest,
Wi ll ih.ir stock certificates round them.
We thought a we went from the street to the
C'l'was now half-past two we ran fast )
How the holders of our paper would be ar the
When they heard we'd la:d o-er at last !
Duikly they'd lalk of the merchant that's
And over hii pro'ests upbraid him,
But little he'd "stopped'' if bo could have
And his debtors had du'y paid him.
But ha'f the needful fund we had raised,
When (he c'ock struck the hot.roffate,
And we knew by the Aotnry't heavy step,
I That, alas! it was now to hte !
Sl-wly and sa'Hy we 'gazed on our note,
As payment he sternly demanded,
And we brushed away a rising leaf,
And took the protest'' he handed. '
AN AFFECTING 'STORY.
It was in the year 183 that a gentle
man distinguished for his talents and in
tellectual abilities, suddenly resolved to
abandon tho hlbit of iut unperanco to
which ho had long been addicted. He
was a remarkable and extraordinary man.
His talents were of tho first order, and
his attiiimcnt3 were of tho most exten
sive character. In person he was hand
some, mid possessed every exterior grace
that could please or attract the eye. His
manners wore of tho most p'casing and
fascinating kind, and his covej'sation
was of thut varied and eloquent nature,
that his company wis in every condition
of society desired. No man was more
deeply versed in classical learning ; and
in tho various branches of scholastic phi
losophy he was profound. In the lighter
branches of polito literature, he had con
siderable acquirements, and indeed, in
every branch of intellectual knowledge
he was deeply rend. He had .been com
pared to Bolingbroke, who ft is well
known by the profoundness of Tiis philo
sophy, and the elegance of his manners,
could grace and give a charm o the draw
ing room, or teach lessons of wisdom in
tho Academy or Lyceum. At an early
THURSDAY, JUNE 22 1637.
age he married a beautiful and charming
woman, end from the union of two per-
sons so well adapted to each other, it
might readily be supposed that the stream
of happiness would continue uninterrupt
edly to flow; but alas! it was soon dis
covered that the possession of the highest
attainments, and the most exalted genius
afforded no security against the encroach
ments cf a vice, whose course is marked
by misery, and whose end is death. For
years he was a complete victim to this
degrading and unhappy vice, and front- a
considerable loftiness of reputation, had
sunlt into the character of a .common
drunkard. Puver y had entered his dorr.,
icil, and he was frequently Hie subject of
the most pressing want. His s ife's jew
elry had disappeared at. the pdwi.broker's
and hissiwii exteu-iie and valuable libra
ry had bib with he same fate" Article
after article i'finuiture I. ad disappeared,
at.d n ahii.g now, remained but that which,
was secured by law, Hjs wife,' who in
her person had presented al! that en bon
point of appearance which marks health,
had wasted awa to a'meie shadow. Her
disposition, which had.formerly been live
ly and vivacious, was -now sorrowful and
melancholy, and the children exhibited
that ragedness. of dress, wjiich distin
guished the offspring of those who are in
A more ''tifieclins scene can hardly
bo imagined I hah that which occurred
on a cold und bleak day in December,
when the mother. wus teen pressing an
infant to her bre.mt, crowding lo a few em
bers ih.it af til remained on thd hearth.
Several small children nurioundud her,
crying with c '.Jjiud b.-gijing iheir mother
lo give Ihern some bread; but alas I she
bad none lo irive them. Along side in
one corner, covi-red with a worn out rag,
lay the husband in a beastly Fttte of intox
ication, with a iu:of I he fatal prison at
his head a more distressing and heart
rending scene cannol possibly be conceiv
ed it was one calculated to diaw tears
A otn the most obdurate heart and often
the most abandoned soul. There by tl.e
man whose lofty intellect and splendid
laleuU were well suhed to adjrn a senate
rf rule a nation, n victim to the intoxicat
ing draught that btis destroyed thiusandrf.
What has just been described is no fic
tion. It is truth, without the aid of im
agination or the colorings of fancy.
Twtlve momhsfrom the period at which
Ljpur story, corpirjences, on a cold winter
evening, might be seen in a beautiful and
snug little parlor, silting on a sofa the
same gentleman, dressed in a manner
which indicated that he had not ,uite fal
len a martvrto that poverty which is the
invariable result of that habit to which
he had been atldicated. His brow w.s
thoughtful, and an accut observer might
perceive a shade of melancholly pass
overhiscounieiiance. In the same room,
seated at a center table, was his wife,
attired in a neat tasteful dress, read
ing one of those beautiful annuals of the
seasoa. Several beautiful children were
playing in the room, and their cheerful
looks and comfortable clothing indicated
that poverty had iiO residence thera.
This little pat'lur displayed iadeed no to
kens of weaUh.b'jt evidently showed signs
ol'toir.fortable eij oyhieiits. Two beauti
ful vases adorned-the mantle-piece, and
underneath was seen the vivid light of an
animating oal fi e, bi fore which; on a
rug. lay a favoii'e dog, who seemed to
participate in -the happiness which ap
peared to pervade the apartment. The
wife looked up, and casting a glance at
her husband, observed a gloominess of
countenance whicU at once riveted tier
.alien ion hhe closed her boo!; which
she had jtist been re.udiiv, an:l going to
him, threw her arms around his neck,
and tenderly inquired if any thing disturb
ed him. It ws some m iments before he
made her any reply, and then he said,
my dear, I must have half a pint of bran
1 he wife became' immediately agita
ted and in solicitous accents b(siught
him not to send for Uiat poison which
had formerly b-.en nearly his ruin. She
who but a few moments before had. been
realizing the feelings'nf perfect security,
was now convulsed with sorrowful antic
ipations, that a renewal of her husb uid's
fotmer pernic'c ui habits had taken pi ice.
Her bosom heivcd with .alarm,' and n
(he teats girihtd from her eyes, she im
plored him whom .she had loved and ad
hered to with a devoted fidelity, through
gooil and evil r-pnrt, in disgrace und in
poverty, that h) vou!d nit again tempt,
by a single iii'iu'euice, a recurrence to
huBits which must destloy their present
felicity, and forever annihilate their fu
ture hopes. : The childron partook of the
sorrow of their mother : they left their
innocent aniis-'ments, and with (ears in
their little fcyes,' begjjed their papa not lo
get any more of that stuff which had ma4
them poor, and their mamma cry. But
the husband appeared to be insensible to
the ailectionate remonstrances of his wife,
and the artless persuasions of his chil
dren. His eldest daughter, who on for
mer occasions had gone on the errand,
was now compelled to' perform this ; the
bhwdy was obtained, and his wife joak-
Whole No. C31.
f ed with a fearful and painful foreboding
upon the decanter which contained the
fatal poiSun. . He looked upon the bri.-
cy, approaching the table with a chair,
he sat down and took the decanter in his
band ; he held it up to the liht and ob
served how beautiful its color. He then
apostrophised thus : O how I love thee,
thou enticing and misery-dispensing spir
it ; thou has been my bosom companion
fiom morn till night, and frt.ni night till
morning. I have loved thee wiih a love
surpassing that of woman, aad I haie
grieved as a mother grieves over the dead
Docly oilier child, when I found that the
spirits of the bottle had depar'ed ; but 1
hai-e found thee deceptiuu-s and ungrate
ful, Thou dtdst destroy my reputation,
thou didst rob my pocket. You gave
me disease instead of health, and made
the heart of my wife pulsate unhappi
ness. My children wept at the ruin you
entailed, ar,d my house you made deso
late and sorrowful. Twelve months have
I parted from you, and I now renounce
you forever, thou agent of destruction !
(hnu demon of despair ! With that, he
hoisted the window, threw the bottle into
the street, and declared the victory was
won. His wife rushed into his arms,
joy beaming in her coun'enanre. She
could only u ter. 'my husband 1' who ten
dci ly embraced h.r and sealed her fore
neaa whii a kiss, the children ran to
their fiiher, climbing his knees, and
their cheerful pralilin lold how they
partook of the sympathetic joy. Even
Neptune, on the hearth rug, raised hia
head, gave on encouraging look to his
master, and wagged his tail with eviden
THE WIFE OP THEBEYOFTUXIS.
A TCNE8IA.V WEDDING.
In the ca9tle yard, (said a consular la
dy to P rince Puoklcr Musknu,) we were
received by the bey's sacrutary minister,
and conducted to the door of the second
court. At tho double dooor of tho Ha
rem two Mamelukes stood on guard, one
oi wnom summoned an Italian tnterpre
trcss, who invited us in. The room into
which we were introduced was hung with
gold, embroidered with satin: guilt bird
cages were hung from the ceiling, and
even here the walls were covered with
weapons Opposite to' us; rn an ottoman,
sat tho bey's wife, richly but not tastefully
dressed. She rose, received us with the
wartls, 'blessed be your entrance, end
may you stay as long as is agreeable to
you;' and made us sit beside her. Her
arms and fqet were bare; on the latter
she wore small embroidered slippers,
which so little came on to the foot, that
she held them fast when she moved, be
tween the great toe and the one next to it.
From our seat we looked through seveval
rooms, in which were crowds of white
and black slaves, sitting on the ground,
some chattering, others variously occuDi-
ed Altjgjthcr I mut have seen upwards
oi a mousanu.
Having been well instructed, I had
dressed myself gaudily und strikingly,
wnusi my companions, napponttiff to b,
mourning, were all in black. I, therefore.
pleased the Princes best; she led me by
mo nana, ana pressed me to eut. Vj,
collation co-isisted of sweatmeats.
When we had eaten enough, the re
mainder was picltecl up into baskets, one
of which was sent to each kdy's house.
Whilst wo were eating, the boy, his broth
er, and severul ot the princes appeared;
gazed curiously at us, and withdrew with
out speaking a word. Our visit ended by
a tour tarougli the narein, ot winch all (he
rooms were furnished alike; only a sleep
ing cabinet ol the boy s had any thing
rjmarKauie, atin oi mat mo wail.i were
decorated from top to bottom with small
watches. The princess ncconipanLd us
to tho harem door. The 'wedding was
.far more interesting. The ceremonies
wcro performed in a beautiful marble
court of tho harem, over which was
spread a magnifident scarlet awning.
At the door of every room were placed
wax candles of a foot in diameter, and
painted with red and green winding stripes
Over tho fountain burnt hundreds of vari
egated lamps, and tho whole scene called
to mind the Arabian tales. To the sound
of rnusi:, the bride, seated upon a cush
ion of gold brocade, was brought in by her
brothers, and placed on an old-fushoincd
very costly arm chair, that slood'iu the
centre of tho court. Her "dress was ex
traordinarily magnificent and heavy; tho
remarkable parts being a diadem loaded
with jewels, splendid anklets, and dazzl
ing bracelets, Arms and feet Were bare;
the soles nnd a small portion of the sides
of tho latter, as well as tho finger and too
nails, were colored a reddish brown with
henna, and eye brows and eye lushes
were dyed black. Sho appeared with I
closed eyes, which sho was not allowed to
open -during the whole day; and the hus
band was not permitted to see her for the
first throe days of their marriage. Beside j
her stood two dancing girls, and before
her stood a negross with a colassal tinc
tured basin, in which were deposited the
presents of gold, jewels and other valua
bles offered to her, whilst the natur. of
the gifts and the names of the givers were
rehearsed aloud. Every twojioura thu
bride wa.t carried to her roont upon tho
cushion, new dressed and brought back to
her arm chair. During the wlio'eday tho
poor soul must nM ett:; to that between fa
tigue, fasting ami tee weiglil of her diesa
and jewels, the was repeatedly near faint
ing, when an old ncgrcas aiways put X
pa .fi.'s to her mouth, which evidently
strenhei":d her. Our repast, as before,
consisted of sweatmeats and coffi.e, choc
fato, lemonade, &c; but the bey himself
was more conversable upon the present
occa ibn, playing the friendly host, oftea
telling u-j the house was ours, to use at
pleasure. He himself took a candle to
inow us tiie bridal couch," ol white satin,
( tastefully embroidered with
which, on account of its height, was to bo
ascended by red satin steps. Suddenly
the light he held went out, and wa remain
ed a while in the dark; this was consider
ed an evil omen. When the bride
groom is first admitted to the brides pres
ence, the custom is that she should kiss
his hand, and he place his foot upon hers,
not as conjugal endearments, but in token
of th-j husband's soveieignty. The prin-"
cess refused to confoi m to these customs,
as unbecoming herbiith Prince Puc.U .
ler Nuskau, in A frica.
II ip Vas U'lXKLEisii . short lime -since,
a man who had been fishing at the
mouth of the BUck river in New York
drew Ins canoe upo.i the beach, and sat
down t; cogitate upon the uucertaiatie
of this world, " All liquor is cheap,"
siid the fisherman. "Ail liquor is
cheap, and I may as well take tho
bountiful." Sa saying he tipt a small
canteen over a leather tumbler, an-! drank,
the contents. We will not assert that
he had drank previously, but we know,
that sfoon after the last dtauglil was swal
lowed, nature's Sweet restorer breaihid
upon his eyeballs, and stretching himself
al length in the canoe, he was soon in
a profound slumber. Ts.e sleeper takes
no note cf time and when our friend
awoke, darkness had covered the face of
the waters, the wind was b'owmg agalB
and the canoe was dancing upon the
waves, as he afterwards asserted, "in
the mst unreas mablest manner." Tho
paddle was missing. He felt ab-.ut for
it, but it cotiid not be found. All he
could do was to remain perfectly quiet in
his recumbent situation and ttust t.i
luck." The canteen was again resorted
to in desperation, and apain had the de. "
sired effect. He slept a long lime, and
was awakened hv same one shaking him
violently. A friend had discovered him
lying upon the beach wt:h the water run
ning in at his mouth whenever he opened
it. While he (imagined himself iu some
connivial party, where he was prest to
drink) was murmuring. ' No n.ore I'm
obliged to you gentlemen Not any otore.
The Hundred Largest Cities im
the World. A recent German publi
cation gives the following curious calcu
lation respecting the hundred most popu
lous cities fn Hie world ; These are
leddo, in Japan, 1 .6S0.C0O inhabitants ;
feKin, 1. 50U .000: London. 1.300 000-
Hans J when, 1,100 000, Calcutta. 900.--
000; Madras, 817,000; Nankin, ftOO . ,
000; Congo Ischen, 800,000 ; Paris, V
T17 000; N'trst Chans, 60G.000 ; Con-
stat.tinople. 597,000 ; Benarts, S30.C00 ;
Kin, 520,000; Su Ischen, 5CO.0CO ; '
IL ungh, Ischen, 5C0 000, &r. The for
tieth in the list is Berlin, containing
193 000; and the l..sl Bristol, 57,000.
Among the hundred cities, two contain a
million and a half, two upwards of a
million, nine from half a mi lion to a
million, twenty-three from two hundred
thousand to five hundred thou-and, fif y
six from one hundred thou-and to two
hundred thousand, and six from eighly
seven thousand to one hundred thousand.
Ot these one hundred cities, filiy-tight
are in Asia, and .thirty-two in Europe, of
which four aie in Germany, four in
France, five in Italy, eiht in England,
.ind three in Spain ; ih remaining ten
aie divided bet veeo Africa and America,
Th New Yurie Herald has an article under
the head Influence tf a pretty Oiri."
Catherine Rlan'v," sod tho lleconier vs.
tcrday, in session-, "you have been convicted
of a very great cr.me. This sd aling is t viry
serious rltuici,- but as t. o iitr. a ritrrr
gi l! we'll suspend i'ldirtnent. i i tune inn
will do belter lor the luti.P-." Who ran''nv"
at justice is blinl So much' f.,r a i n tl v
CoNOrE Ti 'X. A public assemblage in a
spiritua1 the&ire, where !I the performers
ire professors, hut where very few cf tho
professors a-e peiforirers. ''I'aking-theni or e
with MVitlior,'' said the Hi v. S S ,
"I believe my congregation lo be the most
xemplarv native's ot ri hirinna ordinaire.
for the poor keen a I the f :tU and the rich .
all the feasts "
ddvke. -Whenever on set your
neighbor's penknife or pencil-: use j inn'nn
his desk, pick it up and fioclcti jt, lest
some one should steal it.
Whenever you ribcver y ur fiiend
Cf nve.-s.n,' in u low tone wilh his intimate
a-ST iate, lake nil Ike pa:ns lo overhear
his diMOur-e that yen rai : this will show
Promising Yowh Mo-I'm liCxt to
ihe bend. You don't fay a', Billy? :
How niany are? ..there in tour !as, my
boy?. land Sol Dean. . , :'
An old woman met a man with. a cra
die. uAh sir," snid she, " behold iho
fruits of malriniony." ' Softly,"- was
the answer, " this is efily ihe fruit bask"
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