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'ktXhmppfitiir Toaz fox Uu laid am alkcna.".
i. trr S Tiu for ika Uieaoki t borne,"
U th eheri8t wth ofniT pirt tWtr...-,,! ,
Jlf rtiv.nt tiid bright liCrti.-tOB togother W
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tM gladdea Hi hoars u tht t;wr. -Oa
I iurtei u M u totoa4 n :.
iOjcMCM Ui iurt with iu coio cbMT, .
i-rd wi are tno iBerrieftt, Bappieat Uironf -a
That s-ror delrgtiied to hii;the Hear Var.
n! tutrtoart wik aball ba, wkaraaoaaat I Km,
" A kap 4aar Vaax fei taa laved txias at tiaaia; I?
ut f artfoir arlri'io'ma to tfii eblidrem bt tanhf
Ana th er knotle4 rltb man a tear, ;
JL. eae aidaaaiea tu te piaae of kta airta,' - ou.z
With it beautiful aeeoas ana laved aneetodaac I
Ami eedtr that aorraw nf spirit hat knows, -
gat I ioelL(or.hoeaieiredeauev-atBai' an aot
4 here ; . . r . . .- . . . I
Tr !s spirit 1 -m thm, aoff jflwH-f J own -1 '
iTheir taiiaaaa ssita-eaers- nturuio Raw Year. '
- lad af heari-wtah abait aa, arhereawvarl'VaaAi. .:
A hap p hasj .a sat (at tha.toatoaaaat hoa k".
Tleeares'of Hfef jan'rney :mr' path waf may tirene'
-Oarkoa'aaewa f (loom "sciny apirit ma ataal,
Bat saauiH-s ahall.broatoe aa ajy aaJnesaa aonrt
Tba- sunlight of f lory Mai a to reveal !
' Or if aepcyrs a'er breathe on the oceaa ellifis. ..
And vev earaJtea its billowf fuam,
Orlnr'n aiways gladden tbs field of its strife. -
I e'er shall remain ker the Vots-1 enea at home
fez ny heart-wish shall be, wheresoever 1 ream,
A hsppr a Year tor the ioTeeaaeaat aietaa It,
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JIpHere is an extract fcam a pomeby one or the
-dilate oT the ;.JTml-Wiiu.i, we suppose.
Xt was auacested by that toaching. fhesaga ia the
siaiiatU tiiay whaa ha said "aaffsx iiJUa chidrea
la come aato-SM eir&i J' I J
Aad gooa. a ta yaaac ceeotmarS the stood.' -H C
a. band, who, (by e Lamp af , aew llk-f-i J
-a4 fed by oil of tenderness troia Heaveo ;
By .-ecegnitiun. instant as the eye :
"To kaow. mid cloudy the twinkle of a ataf-..;
By mother'! love) knew what must holiest be,
Aad wb re to bring their ehildrea ;e be blssu.:
Jtud s( biist looked upoa them, where Uiej stood,
-A sd each would lay her infant iu His arm a. . . . ,.
To see it there, eud. know that be had borae , T.
fleraurden oo His boeoir.e, tbere rose np . : 4
Seme of the Twelve ; and an i bo fa I of the nlgnt
And of (he trials of the weary day, "' , t
Thev ciame between, and bads them to depart, .
And trouble not tbe Master. -Thea did Christy"
- neprevrng nis aiscipics, can aaain ..
iscmonen lacy nau vu un mww ,r ...
Aad, leaning gently tow'rd them as the j came,.
Teadcrly took the babes iow Hie arms. -4-
And laid his hand upon tlkeirJloreneaJsTalr, ,S,
Aad blest them saying: . Suffer thew to xjme y
For. ia hit father's kingdusa, such are they,.,
whose fa bemhleaaa little cbiid, - -." ."'i
The him Is greateat in the courts of heaved.,; '
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STORY OF MAIUOXSAEENf;
- - BT I.W. IRVIII. Jt , " T It,
V ' s eOHTOrUED. -:s---v t't,
1 :a There ts a strengrh (
bee baried 'menr hearts, of which we reek "
. Jsnt lituej ut theahaf is of beav a have pierced
Iu ft egile d welling. -Mast aotaatthbe veaV.
Before fceraeme aieaosnd 1 '-
"I fnyatlf will' save im T'.; cried
Dora, suddenly arousing from her deep
: dejection, while her eye tiashed with new
bornnersrr . I-will appeal to no mer
cy of savage men,' bdt to the ;swor d f
His country." ;Theyj live by thoiword(
and wo uato uiem, py me swora iney
.. Thei tposethe "bo We woman, as with
a nrmeretepihe paced the floor" of her
clambarvTynes and Harrison had that
rery niornlng ylsited the hbuse.KJshortly
after ther dawn, and Inade nr coneeal
ment of the fact that Allscott had been
captured , by, them . tut a few' hours ."bef;
fore and tbey-wrajequally unreaerTed
la proclaiming- their intentions I have.
Urn pablicly executed on the day suc
'ceediDg that.f their "risii. ' Shocked
aad overwhelmed by -the distressing in-'
formation, Dora forgot Tier maiden del
icacy, and throwing herself at the- feet
of hia captorsf pleafitin eaf for her lev
er's life. Tynes was cool aud. inexora
ble, and though Harrison- preserved a
deceit and cantioui ailenoe, there was
a luriiag-triumph in his eyos more sig
nif can't and sinistrous than the impass
ive humanity of TynesJ -As these two
worthies left- the house, "Harrison found
aiwoportanity of whispering in her ear
a few ' worda of seeming interest, and
kindness. - ': r .
' Come, i- Iias Singleto'nJ"- said ha,
' to our camp on Tarcotej-'on to-morrow
nd I wilXjoin with you ia an attempt
to obtain for this young man "pardon
from the coloueL Accept my offer in
-the spirit in which it is made and our
joiD.t Aborts will perhaps aave him."
tynt?0 Jrrat thonghtfl were to spurn
- Siis proffer- w services, which" only eloak-
eed-'-premeditated- wronwitlr .tnepon-
st indiijimtkta .it justly r-deserved : but
knowui2 that such conduct '; would orllf
. baaten the fate of ' Michael, -and feeling
that it waa due to Xiuu to ta&e no courao
jrhich' Hiirfi tender -hia' daneer still
mote emiacut she,1 turned : toTiwrd Har
riaeBJ with a bright v and amawred
. r tLauk ydaiJIr Harriaor-r-IIar-rison
-who was Mayjor in the royalist,
'jterrica li IiialiD. with indIniatiou-T,"-I
thank vou' "sir.- for-fyour'. offerand dff
indeed accepi i in . tha -spirit ia . which
it was. made. .."Perhaps, iny' Tisit' to ypur
igmi) niay be dolayed, untill a late hour;
uDn.'tOriuorVowbut, as sure a.lheuu rh
ees f . will visit year atpp;"
Harrlseu. wiui lua autjerior oiHeer
partpdtb.orduWj;'r; deceived, vby:,. tpie
Lowst iranknees mt- the tnaideT,Tt t-
She Tias'.ia.Uea'lxito my 'wire.; .was
ihe aelf -coBgratnUtory5' thought .ef .the
torv-reaior aa iett Uie nousu. .
ei?nrU tfif he ir to Ihirk't
Fool,' tbat.be is1, to Uirjt'tb'at bee
trusted.. uv.eo-- bloody and
faitblesa J"waa- tbe-BOlUoquy ; of th0.filir
Dora.."a- abe-aSoeoded ' -the- 'stairs and
entered h hoiLer,:: ?AUhi heroUn of
her,natnre ,waa aroused ertrd withjJhe
terniiuation. to aA ildioUael thore- was
awakened aFitbifl her ah energy &fid Belf
depeodeaetf of which until that hour she
Ui aX believe ieraelf.lposesaei' Her
pifio rose with the oecasion tbatd calle
forth "her latent energiss, and she deter
jnined io lose not an hour in irresolute
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; : ASHIiAND, ASmANtf(X)USTY,1.0Hpi)NESnAY INIORiSING J" ANII'iOty g, , 1855. ; , r
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- Sammoaing a servant tya tell .jat
Stood upon the- mantle board, she" "bade
her seek out and" a 2nd to 'her, without
delay, Nero, valuable and trusty ser-
vapt. -rTho had .'hften in childhood the
Blavmato, and in rnatnrer rears th foody
tjerrant of her1 father." Like all servantB
in his station, o was devotedly attached
to "his vourjt? miatraas. ' She-waa --tlta
beau ideal of all ..that wae rood aacL ex
oellent, -.and however he might fael" it
BCeaBarr differ from tier pinion,
,1stHl heneTeTBher comaianded her was
ready to Jay.down his life in terrsertioe.
Ja abor t, I ero was La hi own estimation
one of taa as oat important and dignifi
ed persoBafft ti yet, 1 when his ' yonng
mistress, was in. question, a most hTna-v
ble and unobtrusive IndividuaL
In a yerV few niomenta, .Pora's.njaid
servant, Jane returned, preceeded by
Nro, ap ' iu hand, who halted at- the
door,, "and stood .teBpectfullj. awaiting
the command of his young mistress.
There was on hia face, au expression of
curiosity and epectation that provoked a
smile from Dora, dispite her diatreaa.
The, wrinkles on. the old-, mau'a brow
and the twinkling in hia eye said plainly
aa- rnrdavf U tniasv $ wat now f" V
Good morningy -missy1 said the old
man- with aBmile expressive of wonder.'
to ytra t know if Fearnaught is m prdp
r 'pligh t for long- and rapid journey-"
,Xe "iiissyj,, answered the old . man
opening bis .- eyes wida ; Eearnaaght
travel like 4e wind," W-t
': -ff Kas hebeen well fed this morning?
ailed she. , . V. ' , ,
"Ye ina'pui nlra, :!well. fed-r-feed
'uni rayselfj" waa the reply.---- - -
, .t.j8- he a aaf4 and sure hirse lT,gan.
aaked hia yoang-miatresa .
i-iKi, ma'am, "ha "be aa' wild' as de ti
ger,11 answered -Nero. "- -, :--r
I nieaq daddy. Nero, asked Dora
" ia : te ' aare-focted, and will he go
tfirongb aU diffienltiea ?"-
! ; Sure-footed, for ; . true !:Tcp!ied J8e.
to' opening hia eyes wider aud wider,
and hell go to the; dthil if ;ypaUl only
gib:-Rini liua rroogh". Fearnaught's a
mighty 'spirited hotbe for true 2 j ,'4df.
"Weil; then, Nero, be is just the
borsa?!; waut,'.' replied hia'nuBtrra.t''!i
wish yotf to Mddlo;;6jrfl fpr; me at driiw
and Mex& a -a vaiiaex 4. wtan you o auaca.
T,-iT fr- -..
-'-Satadla Fearnaogbt for you, rnsy H
reiiied.tbeold iuau wiilran-' iucrduious
(rwts tsd siaile." Why:-there? ain't a;
tiggVr"7wassyiViariou. gotir what. 'dare
for to ride- him ?","', .-j;r,: :
j 'J'.ly father was- a good horsemaD
was he not ?" aaked Dora! ;H ' -" '"
' .v- Yea,r raa'aw he rida like the deli'
3 tn responded Nerb.'.'; - ;-:'.''?.!';;',.
i u Weil, hen, Iithink," replied -she,
" I'll pro ve myself hia daughter. J Sad
dle Feamanghf and I'll take a gallop
opoiv-bioi," she continued with a flash
irj ,eye, . " for many a long mile, ' ay
even if it cost ine my neckJ''t 1 -.. 1 -
! --" Lcfr1 me go wid you den, missy ?"
asked Nero eagerly. - -: ;'
I M I shall at all events 'need your soi
vioe until I return," answered sbe eras
yely. f. ... -. --- f:-.V"
j "-ThankOod fordal, anybowdjacu
Iated NerolVreCeiying the ."yalse, "which
she tossed him.,' and with a reverent bow
the eld an an withdrew to lulal iter oom-
maLcls.' . 4 "i 1 t i s -' & ; f .
i f Ia at few imnutes -thereafter Dofa; ap
peiredia ; Jier riding .dress, descended
froaa. ber -appartment .and found: Nero
with all things in readiness "for .her de-
partdre,"'a quiet but strong an4 service
able auimaXfor his own aae being halter
ed at the-raek while he with difficulty
held by tho reina the animal sbe had or
dered to be saddled for. her own.. - : . -i
la truth '- Fearnancht was as wild and
fierce a steed"1 as erer uaced the sultrr
plains of Arabia.' Tall 'and of magaifi-j
cena - proportions, - he stood restlessly
pawing ttp tbe'earth and pluDging about
as if to' escape' from the bands of his
grooia, bis wild .and . nervoua eye flash
ing wrthfire s.. . ::t -v,jri"'.
' You ean't-ride bLmMissAvjoserved
old," Nero,. shaking bis head doubtingly.
! Better1 let me put him "up acd ketch
old Fox;;r.::'t-rstt-t '
" Never mind, addy NerOi" she said
;cnly bring "hiiB'p'-'-to the '"steps" p I
can "mount; and once within . the saddle,
I will answer for the rest :..-.;; .&'. :
; The horse which Dora had chosen for
her ride.was.indeed a.hfgh mettled and
fiery animal.'. His glossy coat of a dark
bay color,- that glittered in the sun, as
soft and as smooth as velvet; his eye
' that flashed wildly, his high arched crest
slender form and faultless - proportions,
all proclaiming him one of that thorough
bred and pure blooded stock, at that
day so justly the pride of Carolina..;
The. restive and fiery animal was", led
to the' platform, and without a momenth
hesitation: Dora trusted herself to the
saddle, and ia low . and .gentle tones
soothed him into -quiet " as sHe guided
biia . down, the aveitue. Patiently , be
eubmittod to her coatrol,:..aud moved bit
as quietly as a lamb as though -proud of
ilis gentle nuer, jsaumuiuiut.oj.4it.-r oaie-
y j-r ! !rlj l.s4-rr-v.Ml lW '-vsrf
; ,fi KiiWoman 1 trongei denvjne'deb
ti,1? w"uttfirfd7;oJd"Neiroj M hecarrteed
en aft hf rvOuliia iOMire staid and sober
aiiiruetii wtl capaeioua basket -ooAtaiii?
lbs viomforta for the-sick mari;:-on'ttbev
f Dora w as sooa in a fast canter move
ing like a fleeting shadow "aloiig the
briuTeatff that led to ihe Black river
Swamp, on the very margin of which -was
the' dwelling" 6f theTobg doabted," but
fai&fuiVhjg-old jjclwhald ;err,rr
The house,- which wasin a field of about
two acresi'8tbod, on the brtjy of the hill
at the Toot of whichIay ,the ;oozy and
nathless swamp. One might have stood
m luo aoor-.way ana . vosocia .
without an effortj heyoad- U maVgin,'.;-
. The bridle rJath that ,woun arouna
th field to tb froiQt of the hat yas , bo
blocked up by 'brushwood,'; that it was
pasaihla only with, some dit&culty. 1 la
fact.it seemed as if the owner had ' per
mitted it to do choked up, in order that
at any time he might the more readily
esoapo from any. band of, horsemen sent
ce arrest 111m.. i .e. j - ; .
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tud rtero was ready, at hand to rer
oeive. the bridle of the maiden as she
dismounted'. She hasted on to the door
of the huti over whioh a growth of. mag
nificcnt trees of the -forest fluntr 'their
shadows, and without even the ceremony
ot snacing at iu.uor tor .jtummiion,
crossed.' .the threshold dud "entered .the
sola apartment of the but. ," . ,-
. TheTrobm. was. poorly .and scantily
furnished,. In", one corner stood a bed-.
stead, 'coarsely,- yet neatly supplied,- and
before the hearth, on which were arrsng
ed the few" culinary utensils . which the
old. roaa possessed, stood a , rude bench
and a couple of oaken chairs 'The floor
was faultlessly clean, and even the pine
aneives on .wnica ,were ..arrangeu tne
bright tin ware and cheap' plates bore
traces or irequent scouring. ; . : ,
'" The old man was sitting upon a tench
"before the fire," and bo deeply waa be ab
sorbed in thought, or so dull and .inac
tive had his senses become from long
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and painiui illness, tnar, ne heeded not
hor' light footsteps 'aa she. . cfpsseq.rbia.
threshold. , Hit, feet encased in. a soft
pair of moccasins, and a blanket' thrown
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arouna nis snouiaers, - Buppiying . tne
place of coat and waistcoat,- he sat bend
iflff over tno scanty ure. , on whieh ao
iron 7Jot"was 'steaming, bls.Ibngbouy
fingers clasped together, seemingly lost
iri thpnght. V. Dorapaused ' aad .r.gazed
upon him foi'-a moment before she . ven-
tureu tv i!iuru 111m. . .-.;,..! t, -
? Far beyond the common neiehf,' wit
atiroad and capacious chest, bis'-figure
still. bore evidence of gigantic etreugth
As he sat bowed do-wn with bis . head
bent tilth hung above his knees,', and
his sinewy hands laid upon his lap,' with
his long thin pale fingers intertwined with
one another, and hia S'inkeu meditative
eyes .fixed upon the floor, his air waa ' so
stern that the maiden "almost " trembled
before' bim. " Stiflf as the ouilld of the
fretful porcupine, his bristling'. , hair
erizziea wita age, - rose- a Dove his hurre
nia9sivej t0reliead, which was deeply and
thickly furrowed ' with" wrinkljs. V'nis
faee'was7 lorifl withered and darkened'bt
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exposures 01 iong--.nnu -aquiline riose
added deterniiriation'-and'' expression7 fo"
hi-feortBresV"whi!e, .his "full, prolactin 2
etherrtif5i:--gaT8 additibnar ftarsrnes3,; to"
; - Dora 'gazed silently npori 'hinv'f6r':a
ttioinent; and then'advanced n thfl BP" 1
where the :bld iian ; sat;" ' Hearing .th
rustling ofher"dres9:, he turned sudden
ly around, raised himself erect in "his seat,:
and - fixed upoii her nis keen ;'gray eye;
that ' twrukred "suspiciously -under 'tLe
long eoal-blaek bushy brows that project
ed over thorn.' '''-- -K-i
r'I have heard, ' Mr.' Kerr,' you were
extremely' ill," said she advancing and
kindly extending her hand, a and I har
oome to visit yen." J "
The old man reeervedher hand, while
his face relaxed somewhat of its sternness,-
and gently motioned her to a seat.
Dora took an arm chair opposite to him,
and made an' effort " to engage the ' old
man in eonversatior by kindly inquiries
as to' his health' and welfarevThe old
maa -answered ber inauiries courteously,1
yet briefly and it was not "dinleult to see
thatoirre secret -';tiistrust of his visitor,
oflhe Object connected therewith haunt
ed his mind, and rendered him the less
communicative. - ". " "--V '--"I i:'
' r Mr; Kerr, said she. at lerrgtbjf 'cl
am told you know how 4q direct Ime on
my way to Marion's campC'- Can you do
SO J.?.i.. . ;i .v .
, The old mail started J wildly," and
fixed on her a gass-' of wonder affd sus
picion, while be glanced apprehensively
towards Ihe door," as if fearing he hail
been befrayed to the tories. V :
Marion's camp -'V ejaculated the bid
man in euparise who told yOu so ?n: -,
, One raoment, i3Ir. Kerr, I beg yori
will listen to- me patiently ,"" answered
the maiden in an earnest and ' appealing
touo.i"M You eannot bo ignorant of the
gathering of tories which is to take place
wrthin' a Bhort distatiee "of this -place on
to-mbrrow;'''t --J :o :-'i .rs
J -The old man held liis peace, and Dora:
ooutinued, with her dark eyes fixed upon
him --7. ,:'?--t, "''
4 "MarioD ottgbt to be informed of that'"
1 TCoVr sMll eoutinued silent. e "
.' 44 Have you',? aheeoutined, "no means
of forwarding to him information, so" im-'
portant as this ?'! --
The old patriot groaned alound, but
answered :, . -, ... . T. - n
.. What .bussiness is ,:thiaj-of . mine J
If Marion or, any other . general wishes
inforin'ation, think you it ia my bueiness
to embroil myself by mixing into his
affairs ? If he wishes to be informed of
all that 13 passing,.- thiuk you- not there
are spies and scouts enough in the coun
try, already .. .: ,. -
"But if -his" scouts" are all taken ?"
suggested Dora. .,. i V- .-" 1 . .
' ; " All taken,' exclaimed the old man
earnestly' and wildly while his eye began
to flash. wiU lutereat Where a but
wliat do"ouxknow'. about it my; 'ehild ?
iSpeajcIV aad he Jeaned . oyer;, v?a??
i earnestly" upon-her:"""" ' ' ". '
l ,f Jamisop js..jakpria, -repyeuPpra,!-!-.
! f -Woil J well,!Tskad,Kerr ynpatlebt-
uncousciousiy rising rxom nis seat, while
hit gra eyes.; twinkled with, fearful, in
terest, and his hands were, pressed nor
Vou'sry fogcther'what of j7-jiever'mind
-tell me I wbat 'mbre 2".. ,.V;.' ?f -rV
"j ; "And Kichburg.'Vphe began4: . . ".
j f Wbatof Richburg ?" ho . cried iua a
tone of thunder.' : : .
' f Is V'lle,'! she .replied. 1 ,.,;',;.;,.',
: The old man sank .upon his seatover
whelmed., by powerful emQtiops. ". ' H
lios rrrew liyid "from the violence of his
exciteinenf, . Te had already been made
aware of the capture of Ames and Jarni
soni'but ne had, stilt frosted thatich
bburg bad escaped to bear tho Hews, of
the torY gathering to Marion. :
"All gone I" he at length grbanad
aloud. " and I only am left, feeble, ehat-
aB eargeriy-yjiexH ;jT- ::
j " ,Ame3 ia taken, ..speoontinned, . ..
j -yell I weH T1 ; cried ' the' old " mail",
tered and impotent for gSod. " Oj for a
half score hours of health' and strength,
and I would then willingly' lie down and
die-!". - '. -j l.-j'-xito uio
! "Mr. "Kerr,'' eai.d Dora"".ln: firm ahd
unshaken tone, ''will you not' trust the?
i am on my way to Matron's camp ; will
you not lay aside your prudent distrust
anrL direct m thither fv5wid- Oir
1 . f How knew you aaght'of my oonnec?
tion with flianou T ' inquired risrvatern-.
ly.' j'iWho told you that Iflfew the
secrets of his ainri rsswri j4 tr-n
I " Listen to me patiently my - nbnor
ed friend and I will tHyou the whole
story.;-" and without a- moment's beaita
tiou she r told iim of - thb'capture' of
Michael, of the last night's -conversation
between them, and I the- 4&otives -which
had induced the-young whig to intrust
her with the-secret ot Marion s camp
which he herd. . --f. t oi-rit-i: t.'
It is the 'good providence - of .God,"
said the old man -after he had heard her
Btorjf.-. jf But do you think to go alone?'
r l Altogether I alone, V she replied.
'f. 1 dare not risk exposing our' general's
secret hidinp: place, by - carry ma ; even a
single domestic 'with maJ j ; i.-Ha-:
i iMhe camp is 1 uu tuxy miles away ,"7
Baid the old nian, can ,yoa Hndergo-th-,
fatigue t '1 ii.3 t-.f--yzi.-:i a-'-jiC'ta ems-
tiL am readyito Jay tdown -even 1 tar
IiTa- mn T aM Knt sm aev nvsva toonnpfl V
-""I . ,
she replied with warmth-t-' i--J.
: B it si thany my child? answered
the ol4 man. and stooping alown he dia-
placed a stone from tho rude hearth, and
drew.f0r.th i niap,Tupb.n which -were, faid
down the bhicf roa da of that section of
the country and the' hiding plaOs.-s .fre'
qucnted by tie partizanj," tU i i 'c
. With great care,- and. in .a jjuccinct
and intelligible manner, be ' pointed' out
to her tSe routes' she must take to reach
the camp, or-rather to fall in. with
guide, who would conduct her to Marion ;
forjthe-caaip itself,- which lay Ja.tho
heart" of an extensive swamp,' could only
bo reached'by one thorughly acquainted
with the' intricacies-of the locality, , -..
i . ''.Thank you,' Mr;, Kerr, thank; you,"
replied! Ppra, when . the -.old man had
coucluded 1 now .feel secure of. my
bjeb aud. rest assured, thatJUarion's
seoret' i as "safe y(th3 me' .ia- itultha
best soldier, pT tisauip.-?N ,
f .9. 1''eUer'e--Toal. myr.'cTifldV answered
the bldVniaa kindly .".ihad.iudzed'voiL
otaiy; jpjF, w.nat; j. .aue w, o( oia.Asaac vvnar
ton. Xku'ew.;that lie was Jiterlj ,"op
posed to ua. and rdid not dream , that
AlichaeVliad coaverttsiyoa to pur cause.
j ,." Npr !tfulfaciudoeu',-''jrp"tied
- , 1 ' - tt v - .1 , . - - v - - , -
quic&iy ".a oreainea 10 .independence
wita, cnuanooa s oreaiu. . .my coveiiant-
. -1 ' 1 . . , -' r . - - r. - -
tug ancestors nrougni tue spirit or. tree
doui with tuein irom ocoiland s moun
tains and moors it lives iu my blood aud
beats iu my. pulses;- and believe me, if
out peoples would., take counsel' of me,
they would fight ; while there is one arm
left to raise up iu an oath cf resistance
tj tyranny.:' ; . .p,;, .... .- ;;.
1 be old man's eye flashed with delight
as lie looked :upon the., noble .woman.
whose earnest features gave r additional
force to her languge. . , . ; f; K
" God bless you for a worthy, de-
cendenfc. of Scotland's glorious martyrs 1"
waa his' solemn, invocation, i. God, , will
prosper our righteous ; cause when even
the women ot our .laud are inspired with
the spirit of. liberty. ..V'-.i
f 1 must leave you now,.. Jlr. Kerr."
said Dora, rising ; '4 1 have brought, thus
far with me a raithiui and disereet ser
vant,. who will, remain, and nurse you
during your sickness until my return.
Nay, I can take no refusal,", - continued
Hue, seeing uim aoout to uecime tne - oi
fer. I dare not carry . him with me.
l . . r" t r ' 1. : l . ' 3 . .1 -
and were he to return alone, I fear lest
friend might conjecture my errand and
pursue me. ' And only thiuk; what dan-
ger it would bring udori Michacl. were ,t"hreytown.. .: Trespassers an the territory
only suspected at the to'ry camp
ry camp t-hat 1
was on toy way to "seek Out Marion. No,
my good friend, tor many reasons you
must permit Nerb to remain with you
and as time is precious, i must - be - on
the road." ,"".., " ' ,- ; ' .
M Ah I dear young lady,", said the old
man', shaking his head doubt'ius-l v. "have
you' Well thought of the' detracted state
of the country of the lawless! and "vio
lent men whom' you. may - encounter t
Will not your maidens modesty' elirink
back from dangers greater, than death ?"
i VJJelieve me no "replied Dora; fir'nii-
ly. V " I trust in a brave" steed, fleet, as
tho wind,' that." woul-d " bear ' "ine r off iii
safety though the ; bloody Tarlton " with
all his troops, wereat my h'eels" !', ' ' : '
" Ahorse is' a vain thing for, Bafety ';
neither shall he deliver' any" by his great
strength," replied the 'old inab, in the
beautiful language of that book that was
his daily food f '"but behold the "eye1 of
the Lord is upon t liein thatfear Himl to
deliver their souls, from death, and to
keep' them' alive in faniiue. ' - lie ' is " bur
help and our shield. "-i-Trust, thou in
Him." ' . .."'.' .; r
The bid man pressed her hand'kindly
as he spoke, and with t slow"ai)d,; feeble
steps follbwed ,.herr to ""thef;door'aud
watched her with interest as "she proudly
and ' .'confidently took ber'",8eaV 6u.i.he
baek' bf her lmndtieht' ateed.1 '"Hei"fiil-
lowed her"yTth b' . yes'as ehe .'.tanned
away rou ner . strange: auu rpuian uc . bust
sion, and ,'aa she disappeared frohi''his.
sight, seized with' ud Jen" lmtne3S,e .
hiadbaaeffort to regain his igat by ..the ;
fire, and when about half way'-across the '
rooin"staggexed, and would have .-.fallen.
but.lor.-thojmely assistaaee of -Nero, ,
whofat 'that ihoment' witered witn .'a ca
pacious basket of pr'oyisions". for the use
of the invalid. ft . ; "..'-'"lr.j
,' .1 Dverobme by tho. plebse ewitenient
to which hia feeble iMwl exhausted frame
bad- been subjected,, he "becarnjB Rapidly 1
worse and perniitte4 himself to be assistt
ed to his bed by Nero, who wijh' a ruer
ful pvntenance walked bout the. room
like a mute sha4Pr carefully anticipate
ing the wants pf the sick manrand now
and then dasbing a tp ajr from his honest !
eye, as the sad memory orosedbim of hia j
kind mistress departing on some . rayste
rioua mission Jhe secret of which be was
not permitted to share.. " ; ""'";",
CONCLUDED NEXT WEEK. J
$ EiTno Atnra Tins eyixs of wae.
riNot' .lonff aifb, Whea-a--firiUs1i'e'
Brnment waa making an attempt to coax
the United States into art agreement or
f tripartite ttonehtioa,' for atordoniBgr. V1" t j -i V iVLT t- IV
tT, pUco of iasuine iettlrs bf marqu,f
aa-sdisgracefulTto eivilised "natioDe, the
London Jimes-ithe jackal which always
precedes the lintish lion when about to
aet.-out oa a political hunting janatcn-
exprcssedi a most commendable anxiety
to " mitigate the evils of war,' it ia pre
sumeal in order that it 'might become an
agreeable, gentle, urhanly recreation for
noble lords and r cinvauroua kaights.--
?V of that United .States bad; therefore,
some rresson- to expect that, the present
contest with Russia, in behalf of Chris
tianity and civilizatiop, . would be eon
ducted iaTstrict accordance with this be
nign aspiriitiprK . f ' "'- h r .,'.
jjja jihi. howeyer,iive have thus far been
grievousiydisapoiBted tJUpe 01 the ears
lieat".attempta o- f' mitigate the wUs of
. wftf4 'twas' exbibited-ia the Baltic pn"oc-
'casien or. a most ftesperate attaex pn 'a-
idcfynceteaa lUagej ;vri.hou t j.TeutreaCh-
mentso:r garrison, -u Jttere tae cnampiotra
01. .ynrrstianity ana. civilization, among
other . pastimes, anicned therpselyes i in
violating the 'women, in the penstreete,
anov other pleasant recratioDB." j t.'.pt i
' This, philanthropic desire to tnitigate
the evils of war was-again exhibited in
expelling the inhabitants, of the town of
lialaklava. jtnen, women,, and children.
from tbeir homes, merely on .ilioi faith pf
" a rumor," ,( we copy the EpgJfh. state-
ment) that the cunning rogues intended
to set fire to their own domicils, and; we
presume, .run away uy ttje ligat ot them.
All this, it seems, was done on the faith
of a !. rumor.;, and, . so far, as, we know,
these" poor fugitives are now. Wondering
pver the vrimea at. this inclement sea-
sou witUout heme or shelterv i -,..
; .."Bui, these-are mere trifles compared
Wi,U -1 liaHat and ju(st: brflHajit attempt
ajt;i5ebaBtopPt "t Auo.NaMiedowers to
pitigate;th ovili pt-mnji Qn4he faith
pfi'U amor-;xsuapicio;nttat 'Rusaiatt
frfiuu the,thOThi'e;oi tbe enemyt wn's, an
reality a tailitary jnagajsiue they direo
ted. a bojnbardineut of thL.buildingj sef
it- lire, 1 arid ojmrjett.;tw-tmTusand
wounded; Ruesian.aoldiers iaUieflumea;
Iu-the fir&t British aocnupts cf thii stu-
pendious achieveiaent it : waa placed on
the basiaofa mere i'.eiftpicwrr.'! that the
building thus: destroyed was not a hospi
tal, but a military magazine, .fcibce then,
the rumor or suspicion is said to have
beeu corroborated by the report of a Ilus-
siau deserter, Un these slight , and
frivolous' grounds" 'and attempt is made
to justify one of the most revolting out
rages recorded in the annals or ciruiz-
ed or savage, warfav-,
. W hen . the Jitussians, during a period
of actually - existing war. attacked and
destroyed a 'Turkish 'squadron carrying
nipn,money, ana. military supplies tor suc
coring tliieix .enemies," jtha whole civilized
world rungwih the. denunciations ?f the
British press at .this atrocious violation
of-" the. dictates "' of 'n'au'aoity apd. the
. i - r - 'ir 1 i - r i - ' '
usages oioivuizeu waruire... it waaenns-
tened r" the massacre of -Sinppe" rand
will aoiiTitleRH descend to. Tinsifiritir lie
-. . . . j. ..j r j
that . name. '..id "thehistoriesof JEngland
and France, if net of the, United-States.
Tbe ; Bame. eourse has been' nersued
towards the United fa tates ia regard to
the breaking-tip of the littlo'nest of out
laws which, accord idit tb ther own ac-
oounf, "are under JJritish protection at
1 v"-. "4 luucjisuusun uww j. vtutatufa vt
the- property of "citizens of the United
States, . without a BingloT solitary feature
01 nationality, or system 01 government
whose 'officers are responsible, for , their
conduct towards others, this cpngrega-,
tibn" bf:.mpngrel. savages, free negroes,
and expatriated adventurers from vari
bus" . lands, had not only destroyed the
property of , the . companyof Am er ican
citizens, exercising" their rights under
th r 'express " gnaran t ee "o f ' t he ' S t at e of
Nicaragua", bet ii addition' to' these' and
other; outrages nfid 'committed violence"
-.1 .- ' . : .1 f .1 ' TT -1,'
on xne person: 01 tae minister 01 tne uni
ted states,-who' attempted, 'by peacable
means, to arrest, these excesses. J. or all
this they-, refused to mako eitheif atone
ment" or .'apology,'' -and: the just rocom-
pense ' for their oaense waa the destruc
tion of their wooden houses without the
loss of a single tenant;' Every precau
tion? Iwas taken to -prevent the shedding
of i blood, and to avoid any infliction not
absolutely - necessary to accomplish the
objeet Of breaking up and dispersing this
nest of outlaws. -:jty i?. eal
-Yet this aeti justified-as well by the
infnries and- insults watch-' provoked it,:
as oy tne taws ana tne practice -111 viril
ized; governments, lias been" stigmatized
byf'the" British press" as a wanton; -'unpro-
voked'afid1 co'rardly"utrage:whroh: the
United-States would not dared to epm
init -exoept fcgaih'sf thfrse who wref- inba-
pabl-59f wsistaneerTheJplio jbiirrii
a la of -Erirlaiid asJ is usual Oh U' bcfia-
sidrrs where the acts' brpotioy -f th Unr-'
tea istates m any way mteriere- wita ine
interests' or;pretetitrons; or that -gevern
ment- took the lead oft tho-cceasioo, and
thev,'ArxgloiAm'ericari "f'press- echoed the
cry of mad :btog against the Presidfntf-r-Aooriiirig
to these 'aage moralists lnoai-;
pacity for defence is a warrant fot agi
gressions, - and entitles tho ottender to
full impunity The insect that sucks
your blood and infuses- bis yeaum in re-
Uuns isnoit a faij btje'ct" foil f etUatibn.
on account, oi uayeaxnes auu i u wttf
cruel, and cowardly tb -crush l ictweea
yburfibger'VHumanitjy ' it'seepas, re
quires thai it shouldlbe left free tb fol-
OW its ins unfits, anu ,bu& . Ja .wuuu
and miuct.jts .syrig at; pleasure, , t ais
weakness atones for its malignity, and.
like Uncle Toby's, fly, it Bhduld be suf
fered to go at large because the word is
wid3 enough tor u.- rramingzon vnxon.
PROGRESS 'OI1' 11 WAR;' f !
nil ;;';, Tfsoi J X' t J" g1"'-1
3 tThe details "of the . engagements; W
tweett the i Russian,'; and- Allied i forces
presents sad showing for i. the su'coeijof
tht, Allied Troops, o Tho' Washington
Unwn, :intrasts :theOatate of ihe two
armies. sfitKa aSit'i3 .iCI V5 ,w.tai.ilfst
The' RrtsSiani "-ia 'umrBTfered in" its
sandi Zf fresh troops that pour.' jnto- the
Uremia undertt theinapirationa rpf sue--cesses
ind "victories, r and conies up to
battle vi the fadaticat belief that the war
is hely f and that God and victory are on
their aide. jl.Tlie) allies arefwora Joat
withtoil fatigue,; hardships of.yery
kindjan4 tie weight, of ; dissaster,, dis
eotlrageaient" ' aud " defeat" ", hangs in
ehrushing incubus on the soldier's heart.
Their Talorilias . not averted disaster J
nor. have their,! fidelity;,! steadiness and.
epnstaacy yet won the slightest advantage
from their enemy. 4 Their best geperala
have fallcr; thousands of the ' pride "and
flower of Yeteran' reimentr'-navb-gone
headlong t&v tho .dust, i atrd -Sbastopol
yet stands in.-, unjmpared. strength and
its defiant cross yet floats oaevery.. .bas
tion and- fort "before" that4 beleag'u'efod
'areebnyinced' thai'5 SeDasTOpbT
will not ne taken but ,if:6li8'r falls she
falls, with ajoss: of life,to6s.hookingistb:
conteDDplataThe seige that commenced
under every "auspicious 'favor has failed 1
Seasbtiweather-all "things' favored "tb8
allies in its beginning. -4 Hiiw uH i-!:
: aebastopoljwaa jthea weak now at i
strong, reioforcementpy more thaq, 1 00,-.
OOO troops. The allied navies. are: now
useless fis the "storms of. that coast have
set 'liit'.'E very' aspect bf the -wariihas
changod.- The - besiegeri have ; beooiue
tiie.;besicged,' J.h;aiiieB,ycrThose 5 mu-,
sioa. was to- take .trenches and forts, are
entrenching themselves. "The. "weather
and season are now against them. ""
' 'Turkey baabeeh "erushed by her wars ;
England, has been drained Jay .ter Vast
and remote cploaies. and jby 3 jmmigra
tion tb this country, of all fcber surplus
populaliibn"" that' heretofbro "Elled . the
ranks" of fieaTimes,;'and tnannerl 4 her
enorrrHjuSftavieS. eTtfen'nw f itol
thegticiilturaLranka toj the Jiborera-iii
b-4 winestg. the onefatifeaj ofr.
ruanatac-tories, 7 cj j-nif not aaj A
drain frpiii any of these1 sources drains
out the vitality and life'of'old "England
and fills her arthies WithiLrisrl and 'Bad
inateriat TorTIie trade twar.. v'teii.''
i tFraoce has been, ia a. lesser degree ex
hausted ot the means ofwar. Her. pos
sessions iu. Atrica- nave invited away
thousands and thousands of the classes
that have heretofore borna her eagles to
her battles sudatories,,! ILo.uU Nopoleoa
is not yet firmly enough seated ,-oa. his
throne to spare; 'tha bayonets', required
to take' Sevastopol. He is well aware
of the -smothered 'vengeancb that ' his
bayonets hold in check at : homeyi and
knows too well. his . interesta-i.te blesseh
the guns on-which he has plaeed. his
tnrone. . . . - ;- .
! ..... f -4 r. k .. v- -'Jlr'-.V
-: now staads it ussia e ss one ot these
caues have weakened her" aria' bf power'.
Thr? sinews of war are yet girdled about
that empire with the strength of iron' and
the migh, of steeWf. ail lthet powers
of the world sbe w the strongest ia war.-
Her '"geographical limita are ," bariers
against iavasibri;and where they are weak
her fortresses arid the nearts of seventy
millions of willing subjects make he al--j
most invulnerable. - In, her: limits she
embraces; every soil and climate, and is
tees uepen.aoui on tna woria taan .any
otaer great power. ": Kesides, her masses
of subjects ' are iaaturallyi maTtial in
spirit, . ferlesaly brave and by habit sab-.
missive to discipline and rtoii.: iu a
word she-is at orssenc the rrreat tnilit.i
ry power to withstand' the world. should
it invade her 'dornirrioni1 yet powerlessps
for -Wars of invasion' and asrgreBsion.
buchre the conclusions, drawn from
the . best, military calculations.- -.They
are expressed without ony- bras or par-
tialitiee for or against the parties to the
.war whose chances we are reckoning
We close"; with repeating thai belief
thatr the. taking . of iSebastopol .-.by .-Jhe
allies does- not .come, within- .the .-range.
ot probability v. vy e indulge tha fhope
that ! ranee and England will draw
wisdom -f fibm "these- reverses, hed not
launch another unprepared army in Cri-;
mea. to experience the horrors thai fol-
npw , thQ-. traek ,,of .yengefuluwaWo
cannot uouot tnattne taxing 01 oeoasto
"pol would cost ' the allies two-' hundred
thousand men. Have 'they '- a' sufficient
stake Dr interest ia this wax . io pursue'
it at such a oosti1 It is not : to our taste
to draw the frightful pistures of havoc
and venganco oa fields where men caat
off the mercy1 of- human nature 'but
should the series of strong" works in and
about Sebastopol ever, fall, all! that we
can conceive of the horrible aad aangui-
-nary.will be witnessed. We would, not
vnsa to be. the spectators. . . , -
ot: o uftisioroi. lB
place will iot 'to "t'akea this year, "
j y e eiieve. .inai it 11 saajuf iura; put,
as 'we""apprehcnd "i".jvill, " "ifiat tceia'rp
Compdleto deiittfr&rA. MiYac&ive 'tipper-'
zawnfofik' siegitt shall -'at any rate
be-jrtple: jto!enew thai cam paigr, -next
year with a decided superiority -of force,
which wiil allow us thorughly to invest
tbb 'plabe', and " thus t rfpush ' oa' the', siege
with- a". certaiaty1?of sue"ess.-i2!ibwwi
'Timei.ii ii -i J j .10-aifif i"io -JiJt,frtol
j The pressof Eagktadand France -past.
a certain ODScurity upoa tne news irpm
the 'seat'' of ; warlike"; bperatibnsittbica.;
leatb it,if not donbtfur, at -least a 'sub
ject ofouriosity and study to the reader.-
Sueh expressionA as the -.aboyehc-weyet.
reveal jae.reai tate qt aHairs.;t:'J.he be-,
siegers are ia" danger of '.being them- i
spires yesiegei in - ineir ntreuenments .
byribe troops of theOzarVand it" is pos
sible thai -t a escap 0 ia the obj eol of- all :
their future 6tratgy-o-.iJ 'i l-,r
Meantime the. British public will Jo
told that Sebastopol will be taken " next
y e ar. " -Albany 'Atlas.
.rt. plejelandlaW.ieaht tho;ol-
fofWg etiDSftoJhiii4 o,U1a vg-tiZ.
A. touohing intidit.recetirred f.last
week in oho of !tba -Primary Schools,
Rockwell Street". .fA hardy looking Ger
man presented himself at the "door "and
with an air of extreme distress' called for
?tac iitAl'e eiriJ-'eight:years:old,,,-"i He
gave her name, but so thoroughly .-. Ger-' J
man was his acceat, that the teacher -was
unable to understand him, "..One "'of the
scholar? :said 4tche' enquires for Mary
Murray' mjejosing7 tiny 5 spficimbn" who
sat in a -r emote bart ; of the joom. ;i Aa
she was lad put ie gazed at her . with a
face .of eager expectancy, then suddenly
his' 'countenanceabsolutely, fell., and in
despair he cried," ,r no,' no, no ln At ihe
request of the teacher, a, little German
girll came- forward and -asked hint in his
own language the cause of his distress.-
lie informed her that loarteea days be
fore h had lost, two cliildrenf one a boy
of eleven years.theother a girl of eight.
HeLBupposed tney Mwetei stolenJ-'and was
now looking for them and noped to find
themr in the, .. schools, y Onea. mere 'be
strained his eyesworn with weary search
over, th,at assembly of brightTaces, as if
among so 'many little ones tu must cer
tainly be tAefti'Tho veins in his broad
for.ehsad.grew Jarge, he flashed away, the
tears and sobbed in? pgpnyrlX ':.
.The 1 children were mute, with-sorrow
aithe grief of the poor' man,., and" "the
teacher s heart was stirred aa it never!
was. before; dWill he ever find the' lost
ones o? must he wander for wecka .and
months an uaquiet;,.8pirit!:,8eekingI-.;the
dearfamiliar, faces," anxTdoomed at every
turn to bitter disapointtnent.? v '.' .
i We have given publicity to this' hop--tng
that by it some"trirKof "thelittle
wanderers may bb' .oa aihed.
. t .:-,.- ') w z:iT:t jr.;..'
' - Ybu Avehb Made-fb ii EARN.--Be sure
yon learnf something every dayiH .When
y?a' gQ:- tp,led at inight yeu eannot ;
tbiak-.ot something new. wptchc you are
learbed dlbg'the'tlarirsprine - up and
firrd arbook arid'ge'fa ideabeforff'ybtf
a leep;' i r iyrji w ere so1 Btop eauog woo ia
hoi your, nodiea pine and amiek:?:?-If
yourstop ; lear ning-youir nilndsjwilUpioe
' and,famish"'4too.. . .Ypu .all. desire vjhat
your bodies should thriye1 aSbTgcbw: un
til you become as tall and'Targff'as'yburi
fathers and "mothers7"bf "other people.
You would not- like to 8top - growing
whbre'y du are pw,-irat three: feet high,
;0r four feet, or even five.. But,. ifou
l do not feed your mind as Trell aa your
( bodies' tSey will stop gfbwing " and one
of the poorest, meanest, most despicable
things I have- ever seen in -the world, is
a little mind ia a great. bodyv1 ir.;J; -v.'i
i Scene in" school boom. A'nej pu
pil entered,-of Wsronr the pedagogue in-auired-
loauiS hxthtzz.! ,ri jrinv. A"
f u Can you read and;;spll FK-.-t f,.. v :
; i Yes,", said, the urohin.-'.j, can read
in the primer, aad spell 'tater and gravy.
i -Here thelad read' and spelled in the
mbrapid'mner.-i1 is-axli 5
' ! i?j Id; "A4am'a fa 11 we sinned aUr-riobn
Rogers bnrnt his.staek for.Jiine small
ohildten and ona at the! bjeast t-a-J-e
4-tater aiiT-yyialer4 and
gravy:. ..- ,.,..' .. .-ef-.-iaJ-TvWM.a-,
t. " You -may -take -yonr- scat, and if I
hean-J-anyl noise fronr yofip i shallfc oaU
you up.and give- you a fiogeing." '
? .", Umphj, said our hero, shrugging his
shoulders as -be "went to 'bis seat, . '.'I
woulden t come though if you'd gryeme
twtf.'?-1 i ' . --!' oa4 Tay-ts
OfrrP 'BEfEY.A'Vbnnff damsel, who
engaged,"' and will- shortly'-be; united
to a gallant sou. of Neptane,"lately -visi
ted ihe Mariner's church.: During - the
sermon,! the pars6n. discoursed. eloquent
ly and with much earnestness,, of the
dangers and temptations of the sailor.'
' He-concluded by asking the question
1 s-us is there any one . who things - any
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thing of him who wears atarpauiian hat
and iv blue jacket, pr..:a pair of trousers
made of duck r In Bhortx is there oae
Who cares aught for the poor sailor ?" '
: ! A little girl, a slstSr of " the" damsel.
jumped up and looking archly, at her
sister', said; in a - tone .loud enough 1 tor
e very ,, ne ' to hear; J. Yes, , ajx i ; ur
Becky does 1" - " .
, i'A pRAcrncAt - ANSWEa- r-Ia a time
of much religious" excitement and "bonse-
quent discussion.," an. honest, Dutch farT
mer of Ihe MohawK was asxed his opin
ion-as to"whrcnxicnomination or -jans
tiana were-m the right way to Heaven.
f4 Yell deo,'V said be, 'Ten vt ride our :
wheat Jto, Albany,- some say;dia ia de pest -road,
and some say;dat is depest'--, but
it don t' make "much dinerance which
road we take: for yen ve get dare, der
never ask us which vay ye conoe and it
is nbne of dci b-ssniess. tf ourgmeat
ii 'jipod fi-Mi -i-iii fi lu tuvliit -ttfiJvo-a' r&3
! Barortbk"-Vvbuse toflkiss "acrafn":
pluri-bussy .to kiss "without regard to sex j,i
stiUi-bus, to kiss the band instead, pf the
ipa : .blunder-bus,, to iiss the wrong per-
on ; ooini-bus, to' Kiss ail.ia' the; room,
erebusi-tb kiss in? "the " diril buss- the
iib'iler,- to kisa the cook-aod laatof tall
the caUtn;bu8srubbing poses tA 4pgs
ahrlSaQdiaabexa , fojttti
Theater ,1 V- :C?Z.t-'C ''. -T"
j i,. u; ijuiti .:.'a tu l- . .o-;-ii.i.n -1
. " -1 - ' y ' '' ""
j TcoJOtrl The Vura'ay ls.x&l'
fit of revolyViPhary enthusia'snY, says i1"
! ' Hulrah-for- tha i trivia fefTR l'. -IC ":
i " Thunder i" ei'ied a' New Jersey
Whig, " that too--piagney-old. Jfoj
bovliara'ah fbr Jtbe' girls of 17? 1 X3.
i ,y!5fi''1 waai.' ii" l-' iaeil dCI feejt fit-
Ssxexbxk THiS;irThflrb isno greater
obstitoeia : theTfway of -;aueces3 jnJife,
tjan trusting for something te tarn up, .
instead of going to wori and turning up
"IS THAT TUB WAY GCD PAINTS J.
""Ttwas lhb evening of i.be Sabbath. v -The
Sua -had juet decended : below ' tLe '
horixon, and his mellow rays were thfowi
back' upon a fleecy flood, which hung ia
reefs aad folds along .the westeTa-sky;
and tinged Ift'V "goldfeu hues, o varie
gated that a. pious mind might innocent
ly cqntftnplate"'it aa ..imaging forth' tJ ,
earthly expectants the drapery pf f iotie
mansions in the heavenly temple, it ich
OJirafeoeDded Lord has prepared for Lj , '
redeemed-onee. -1-'- ;;" -
- The hoar of the lasts sevwwi'c fJia -Sabbath
was . approacbing, .and a youc
lady ,was standing at , the,, window ( ad
mirihg the'georgeous sunset" heedless pf -a
tiny brother by her side, until be ex
claimed, " -O hew leaBtiful it is ! Sister'
is that the way fiod paints f'D T?.;5, .
t The idea was not new, that all th.
colors are contained in every beam- .
lightj bfltifwas bew'ly "dressed." Tt was
divested of "its: philosophic robes, -aud'- '
beautifully vested ia innoceht and child-
like 'drapery : God paints with xy:.tL
light. All colors simple aad cbrnpu and,
with all their modifications,- varioufslr
combined 'aid arranged, t which "aJorn r
and beautify visible Creation. are-pencil-i
ings of an infinitely skilful band, drawn f "
ia-raya of lights poured firth: from.' tha
sun,. the?centre ef our system. ."'f - ? "
i "Ours is abeautiful wbrld Still, tbTbu 51
but has1 sadly blurred it skilfully" ar
ranged as it was and jiehly adorned by
the hand of the Great-Architect. : They
only? who have; foud their way to tha
bright and sinless world, of which " Godw
in in self is the light," the run is the cen-.. . -tre;
shoding forth his beams of empyread"
light upon all the holy beings and" holy1'
thingii inT heaven, are ahla.fully 1tof apa
preciate or satisfortorily to. respond .tie,;,
the question of our little friend,- " la
that the way God paints ?'r -Tetu
gfV?7'-: . -r-V'-;! - T' M
i 'flowers upolJ-a Koins- "
-Brit v'.'. :-t"i (RAVI2.J- tf-..'- ...'., s4t
I S It .ii 'Jilt ' .3" v-r.it V- ajTJ- - '
I (our'mptherless little children ? Whj ,
eaa jth iuL-of : them,, without a. saddened. "
teart ?. True, they ar.e toayonug- tol. ;
know how great is their loss but hil
aow.'J Who will tajk to' them bf Jesus ?
Whbiwill teach then to be Chriatiana 1
early :f-TJbe father' busincaa Calls hini-a :
away dnriag tha-wakjuig . b,onra4 CTAefeft .
he eotaea homo-sleep - bangs heavy upou,.j.''
their' eyelids.?' Tib i can pray" for then, f --.
and sobTOtinres-with them.';- But ah f a ''
mother's constant eare and'ihflucnce are""3"
buried with hef tathe; grave.; T s-.'; ij
k Not Jong since thej-o .was, four. such,
little onesijThere mother , had been
borne to a sunnyland-of flowers, that
she might catch r again the bloom -that
had faded from her eheck.j ; But jt carae'j -not--
and .there 't among strangers, . she-. . .
died.' j Her soul went te the spirit land, '
and her' body was brought tb rest among: -'-.
its kindredvi Two of the little ones went" '
to. tbet tomb, with, those who-iore thcrer.o -
t their mother's eoflin-lidrf Jt wa a sweet . -w
sigat-s-a pretty tribute to the . memory .
of a mother all 'the.ycbuld do no ta ",11--tell
of th eir" deen iffect Wv--n - r - 4 . -
't Young reader, doetyour mother-still -
live Jtlow shouia, you - cherish her atv
fections and treasure her, words f .She..
mtly die;'" "Tfien you' will feel that ybii J
have never' done' enbugh for her t hever
obeyed heras you, ought ; . never ioved?
her halfeBoagh.,f4ry,to bemoreeantf
est ia your attentija toward hen f Thena - -should
you come to cast flowers into her .;
tomb, no tears of regret will , fall upoa ' '
them.t--V?a H ;t- -.uM.t-er.i. $a.- 1 i.-tii
. - . . f - Sim m . i- J ' ' ' - '
TTHE STUDY OF EATURE. , ,r
4-...-: - -. . .-j .- . - - 1 -twKi
' Ther- study--of-Nature enlarges theT;
mind,j?,-, It grows with what. it; feedsi-s -on,"
and the vastness ef its themes com? .
pel the. expansion and elevation of its "
powers.5 Irt Nature fthere';is' nothing"; :
absblntely Iittle:' A life defies1 the-'i.
power of imitative art; as effectually .-aa."-it
tbe giant forest a sunbeam., as. the sun ! -'
himself. . This study,- furthermore, re-
fines the passions and the affection. The-' '." ;
heart bf man uuless debased by corrupt ,a
associations will beat in unison with the 1" "-
exquisite chords of Natur.e's harp.r.j .,; S
, ( jlhe, history , of th great- and. good '.
menin all ages of the world, attests the . '
power 6f Nature to sooth" and charm the "
heart; even when regarded merely in her-1 :
outward ; manifestationa.- ; How mucb,;-a
more when the inwards spirit and my-, -tery
are revealed, to men, and ha stands. ,
as it'were' in the verv '. nresenca of tha .'
fublime Builder, beholding ihe prbces-
ses of his mysterious operations ? - .Can '
snob a man take pleasure in the diesipa- "Z;
tiona of the sensualiBt ? ; Can ho delight , j
iu those groveliug.pursuits.which checkl.
the'burrentof pure and "generous feel-"-'--
ing'?" Jteason and virtue answer, no !-.' 1 '
Richard's. Claimof Scienca,!'''-l l u'srao.
LENT lNFI-rrEwcES. It 13 the but. 1 .
bling spring that So ws gently. tbb little
rivufet that: glides' thro' the meadows v
and which June along day -"and night, by
the-farm hQusei.'.thatl.ia, useful, ,ratherw
Ihan.-the awiollen, fiood or the; warrinrr ..
talaractr, 'TN iagara excites bur "wonder ,r
-and we stand amaz'ed : af tho.'power L ancf ";.'
f' reataess bf God as -he jpo or iffroSj als'.i"
c4lMr f-Mmal i '8rtr.ino f'Niagara-1'"i-.
efaougli fol; critiini8ia:tr:ivrylu,;:it-. 'roasia.
qnirea thbuaands and-tena of ,tho!Ss.Tida
bf "(Bilve fouutains and. gentle -flowitoi' r
rivulets', that1 "'water "everyJf&rra "tal
meadow, "tand ! evefy 'garden, knd tbit
ihallflo -o' 3'rBry day ahtl yery 'nijhW,w
with, the, gentle, ajuiet btttjti,,'ge jrLtax
the rest of pr lives,".. It is, nQtbyjrreaVw
debds, likn' those 'of the martyrs, that
good is to be doaef it'ia"byv'tha' 5aily"''
ajUiet" virtues ftftife-4-the Cibrictiaa tem
per, .thojeXorboarinDe, tho spirt cf 21
forgivenes8-ia the husband, the wife, the cr
father the brother, the friendi the-neighi
jboi1 tliat'gbod is tb be dorja, ",-;", !;''
j ; '-'' - "' ,p J '?
r ' -Moral and reJiginiM edacatlbn iit&a
phe living fountian which must... wate-!
every part'of the social garden, or it
beau withers and fades away,
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