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A Country Wedding in France.
No pnrt of France, with tlio exception of
Itrittuiiy lini preserved it pntrinrclinl habits,
national character, nnd ancient lorms cl'
language, more thnii Touruino and Berry.
Tho manners of tlio peoplo there nre i x
,rp liuly primitive, nucl vomo nl'tlit-ir ciicIuiiih
' irinus nud interesting. Tlie billowing lie
"XHiht is from the pen of a modem ! retich
Mriler of great power of observuliun anil
The diiy before tlint appointed for tlio
wedding, nt two o'clock in the ullcriiomi, the
bond of mnsio iirnveil tlmt is to eey, tlio
bamtine, nml tlio m ill Willi tliu triangle. At
liiglulull, strange, preparations were begun,
tlie piirty separating into two bunds; nml
when darkness cosed in, they proceeded to
tlie ceremony ol the livrett, ur present mak
ing. 1'his took p1:irc nt tliu liotiso of the tiriilu
Mrs. (Jtiilli'iiit'i cottage. Tlio good wo
man look with her her daughter H dozen
young mid pretty pftstoiirelles, Mulic's Ii ionds
and relative J two or three respectable mat
rons, her neighbors, lr iiti-ii mix, quick of ru
ly, and rigid guardians of nneient usages;
then she selected n iloy.cn vigorous champi
ons from her kiiiMiin ii mid tiicuds; nml lust
ly, the old chmivreur or fluxihcsser ol' tlio
porisb, a :n.'iii of eloquence und address il'
vcr there win one.
Tim tlaxdresser in particularly sceptical.
Ho ami Hiioiher nunc limciiuunry, ol' whom
wb shall speak presently, the gruve-tliggcr,
iue always tlio tuprilt Juris ol" thn pluee.
They nio vo ii 11 ii' ti in tnu habit ol' tiilkitijj of
ghosts, nnd nru so well acquainted with nil
tlm tricks of which these evil spirits nro ca
pable, that tln-y scarcely fonr them nt nil.
Il i-i especially in tliu night that till these
worthies, grave-diggers, HaXilrcsNC.-s, mid
ghosts, exercise their industry. It is in tliu
ni''it also the lluxdrcsscr re Lilts hiii lament-jihli-
stories. JJnt he is no moro limn llio
aci'itoii addicted exclusively In the pleasure
of inspiring his ntlditurg with feur; ho de
light in raising n lungh ; nnd in jocose nml
Ftntiinenlid hy turns, when hu come to
speak of love nml Hymen. Hum tlio innn
to collect und store up in memory Iho inout
uiieirnt songs, and to hnnd them down to
posterity ; and, lis nsniil, he was in tliu pros
et t itislanco Iho person churned with the
presentation ol' tliu wcddiug-gifls ut the
litipti ds of Mario.
Ah soon nil nil were assembled in the
Iioii-p, the dooi'H nml window wero cloned
wiih the grcutcet care; tlio very leiieomh
shutter of tin) granary was liarrieaded ;
pi. ii. La, trusscls, und tables were put lip
across nil the points ol' egress, an il onu
wns preparing to sustain a scige ; nml wilh
in tin loiiiliculion reigned a solemn silence
!' expectation, until Irom a distance were
luur.1 singing, laughter, nnd tlie sound ol'
lustm instruments. These wero tlio hridu
ronih's liaml, Ciertnnin nt it head, accom
panied hy his stoutest companion's, Iho
irrnve di(,'cr, kinsliilk, liienda, und nervants,
w in liirined a joyous nnd aolid rorttgt.
Am tln-y nppio.iehud tlie? house, however,
they slackened their pace, consulted toeth
rr, nml were oilent. The young girls, shut
up in the liunse, hail confined to llml little
lint in tlio windows, through which they
watched the processiuii ns it arrived, nnd
(brined in order ol' buttle. A linn chilly
r .in li.ll, which uddi'd to iho excitement ol'
1 1 id Munition, whilst a Im-ii lire crackled nnd
bh.ed on the hearth within doors. Alariu
would gladly havu shortened the incvituhJu
tlotvnrcg ol' this statu ol' siege; shu diil not
like Id sea her lieiiotlied dawtlling uhont in
tlio wet and cold ; but she had no voice in
tliu ulU.ir nay, shu had even to shureosleu
ihly in iho cruelly of her companions.
V hen tliu two camps were thus pitched
in tlm luce of ouo another, a di.churge of
lireuims from ilia party w ithout doors set
nil Iho dogs in the neighborhood iu commo
tion : those belonging to the house flew to
the g ite, barking loudly ; nnd thu i i tliu chil
dren, who.ii their mothers vainly endeavored
to ipiiet, fell to crying uud tremhling ttith
lenr. 'J'ho gruvo-digger, the hard and orator
of llio hiidu-groom, now stationed iiiumulf
before the door, nnd in n pitiahle voice began
dialogue with the llax dresser. who was
h tlm garret window over thu same door.
'iavt)-dig;er Hullo! my good lolks, my
di-ar tieihUurs, lor mercy's uuke, open thu
t'laxilrcgscr Piny who may you bo nnd
how rome you to lake thu liheiiy of calling
us your dear neighbors ? Wo don't know
CI. We nro honest folks in trouble
Don't four u, my Iriendn, but bestow your
iiosiiiaiiiy on us. J lie sleet lulls last, our
leel4are ull frozen, and we have comu such
ill-tam e that our shoes tiro worn out.
The llnxdresser inquires sharply who they
nre, nud receives vuriotis ridiculous answers.
At length tlio besiegers say
.' rave-digger Well, then, if you'll not
ljleii to reimou, we shall enter hy 'liiree.
I 'laxdresnor Try, il'jon like. Wo ore
strong enough not m lur you ; und ns you
urt iiifuleut, we shall not answer you uny
.Si snjing (he flaxilrrsser slummed to the
w icket Willi n bang, nud went down a ladder
into Iho ruoui below. e then look Ilia
bride elect by thu hand, ami ihe young folks
joining them, ull fell to dancing, uud shout
ing gaily, whilst Iho millions of the parly
s ing null shrill voices, and amidst shouts of
laughter, ut the peoplu oul.ide, who were ut
tempting Iho assault. Thn besiegers, on
llieir side, pretended ruge; they tiied their
pistnl ut tlio doors, set llio lings harking,
untied ihe shutters, Ihumiiud thu walls, uud
titicied loud cries.
Tlm garrison nt Inst seemed to manifest
voini) desire lo cnpitulalu ; hut required as a
'ondilinii that thu opposite party should sing
wing. . As soon us thu song w as begun,
bowetcr, thu besieged replied w ith the sec-
mi niie; nun so long us they were uhlo lo
ilii I his, ihey wero sale. 'I ho Itvu unlago
iuhIh were Iho best hands in tliu country lor
n song and their stock seemed inexhiuislihlu,
.ucs or twice iho' tlaxdresser inado u wry
liice, (iowuud, and turned to the women
with a disappointed look. The grave-digger
aiig something so old that bis udversury had
iiiirgott.'ii ii, or perhups lind never known it;
bill instantly thu good woman took up thu
burden of tlm song with a shrill voice, and
helped their friend through his trouble. At
ifeiijtll, the party of thu biidc, declared they
would yield, provided Iho others olli red her
i present worthy of her. Thereupon begun
the song of iho ft'tJding-gifh, to an air ns
oleum usj a church psalm, the moil oulsida
Minting 1mm in um'son, and lha women an
swering from within in falsetto. lit twenty
couplets ut least tho mm cnuniernto nil the
vt cdiluig presents, nml the matrons nt length
consent that ihe door should he opened.
On this being arranged, the tlaxdresser
instantly drew the wooden spigot which
fastened the door on the inside the only
fastening known in most of the dwellings in
our village and the bridegroom's bund
rushed iu, but not without a conduit; for thu
lads who gairisoned Ihe place, even tho old
tlaxdresser and the nu'-icnt villnco dames,
considered it llieir duty lo defend the hearth.
The invaders were armed it ti a goose stuck
Upon a large iron spit, adorned with houipiets
of straw uud ribbons nud to plant this at the
fire was to gain possession of Iho hearth.
l.very eflori w as of course mado to ntlain
this object. Now came a veritable battle al
though Ihe combatants did not come to UC
luid blows, mid lough! without any aiigrr or
ill-will, htit Ihey pressed nud pushed one
another so clnsi ly, and there was so much
emulation iu thu display of muscular power,
that thu results might have been niuro seri
ous lliiiu they appeared umidst the singing
nnd laughter. 1'hn pour old llaxdresser,
who lough! like n lion was pinned to the
wall, and srpice.cd until hu could baldly get
breath. Moro than onu hero was rolled iu
Ihe dust, more than one hand was withdraw
bleeding liom an attack on tho spit. These
sports uru dangerous, nud in consequence of
Iho occurence ol serious accidents, our
peasants havu resolved to drop them. The
enormous iron spit was twisted like n screw
be lore it was at length flung across Ihe lire
irons, nnd thu conquest achieved.
There was how no lack of talk nnd laugh
ter. I'.ach one exhibited the wounds hu had
received ; but ns they wero iu many cases
given by thu hand of n friend, nobody complained.
The iiiatrous cleaned tnu stone
Hour, nml order was re-established. Tho
lahlu was covered with pitchers of new wine.
When Ihey had all drunk together, clinking
their glasses, nud bad taken breath, tho
in idegi liom was led into Iho middle of ihe
room; anil furnished with a ring, he hud to
undergo u new liinl.
During the contest, the biido had been
concealed, w ilh Ihrto of her companions,
hy her mother, her god-mother, and licr
mints, who had seated Iho tour young girls
on n bench, in a corner of Ihe room, nud
cuvered them with a largo while cloth. Thu
three girls hail been selected of the satnu
heigh! ns .Marie; and this cloth veiling them
from bead lo loot, il wus impossible lo dis
tinguish one from another. Tho bridegroom
was only allowed to touch tbeiii with tho
tun ui ins sniieii, 10 iiomi out which iiu
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guessed to be his bride. If wrong, ho could
not ihiucu with Ihu latter that evening, but
only with the ouo he had selected iu trior.
J he parly then separated, to reassemble
ut eight o'clock the next morning. At tho
appointed time, alter a breakfast ol milk-soup,
wen peppered lo stimulate thu appetite lor
thu tiuptii.l-leiist promised lo hu u rich tum
uli iisteiuhled in thu farmyard. A journey
ot several miles hail to lie perlorineil lo oil
tain thu iiupii.il lietietlielioii. Ucrmuiii
mounted the gray mure, which had been new
shod nml decked with ribbons lor thu occa-
siou ; Ihu bridu rndo behind him; whilst his
brnther in-law, Jaccpie. wns mounted on
Ihu old gray, with his grandmother. Thu
ous culvuciidu set out, escorted by tb
children on loot, who kept firing pistols nud
making ihu horses start. JUrs. Muiincc, ihu
mother, seated with the children mid Ihu
village lid.llers in a cart, opened Iho proces-
siou lo thu sound of Ihu III I It hand ol music,
Al Ihe ceremony of ihe ojmndt, (Jeniiaiii,
accoruiug iu custom, piacdl thu Utiitttnc
mill is in say, Iliuteen pieces ot silver-ill
Ihu hand ol his bride, uud slipped on her
linger n silver ring ot n peculiar lorin, w hich
had ex.sled unchanged lor ages, but w hich
has now been replaced by the alliuiice d'or.
We now comu lo thu third nud most cu
rious day of the nuptials, which is is still
strictly observed. As thu cermony of tho
livcrceM is Ihe symbol of taking posset siou of
thu heart nnd homo of the bride, that ol Ihe
ciou is Ihe typo of ihu Iccuiidiiy of marriage.
Alter breukliist the next morning, this per
furnmuco commenced n custom of ancient
Gallic origin, which became gradually u sort
of mystery or morality of thu middle ages.
Two lads disappear during Ihu breakfast, no
uud dress themselves up, and then return,
I'.ccompauied hy music, dogs, children, mid
tiring ol pistols. 1 hey represent u couple ol
beggars husband and wile covered with
rags; they uro called tho giirdiuer and his
wile ( jurdinitr uud ta jtmiiiiitre, mid give
out tlmt they have tho charge mid iho culti
vation of thu sacred cuhbage. Thu man's
liico is bedaubed with soot nud wine-lees, or
sometimes covered with u grotesque musk.
A broken pot or mi old shoe, suspended lo
his bell with a string, serves him lo beg lor
and collect tho offerings of wine. No ouo
refuses; and he pretends to drink, and then
poms Iho wine on the ground, in token of
filiation. u now Iciuhs lo hu tin.-v. nml
"-. ii ;MI. his poor wiiu'runs
alter hull, reiiroiie . our 1. 1... 1...1 1...1 ....I II.
alter him, reproaching him pathetically am
culling or help. A band-h urovv is now
brought, 011 which is placed Ihu giudciiur,
w ith u spudo, 0 cord, mid 11 largo basket.
Four strong men carry him on their should
ers. His with follows on loot, and thu old
folks come alter with 11 grave uud pensive
nil ; then the nuptial procession miiich two
by two to Ihe measure of the music. Thu
fil ing of pistols recooimuiifcH, Ihe dogs hark
moro loudly than ever at thu sight of tliu
gardncr thus homo iu Iriuiupli, ami the chil
dren jeer him us hu passes. The procession
arrives at llio bride's dwelling, uud enters
lor tho idd lolks hold n council, each one
pleading lor some li.vorito cabbage. Voles
are taken ; nml when tho choice is made,
the gardncr lies his cord round the stulk, nud
retreats lo llio further end of tho garden,
w hilst ihe other iicloi s in iho comedy- llio
flaxdresser. Ihu L'ruve.flitiri.r. thn i.in-iif.nt.is
ami Ihu shoemaker all stand round Iho
cuhhngc. One digs n trench, advances, re
cedes, makes a plan, sides ut Iho olbor
llnoiieh a nair of .iie. in. l... .....I in
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tilbur vurious dilhcultics and mummeries, lha
gardener pulls Ihu cord, his wil'u spreads her
, and tho rubhiigo lulls majestiely
it Ihe hurrahs ol tho etiectators. Tho
basket is l ieu brought, tho two gardeners
plant Ihe the cubage in it with nil sorts of
precautions; fie.h earlh is put round its
root, it is propped with slicks, uud carefully
lied up. Kosy apples on the end of sticks,
brunches ol thyme, sage nud laurel are stuck
nil round It, nnd the wholu is decked Willi
ribbons nud streamers. Thu trophy is then
011 the hand barrow with the gar-
denur, who has to hold it upright, nnd pre.
vent any occulont. Justly, lha procession
leaven the garden in good order, and to
measured march. On coming, however, to the
gate, nud again when they enter the court
yurd of the bridegroom's house an imaginary
obstacle opposes iheir passage. The bearers
of tho burden stumble, raise n great outcry,
draw buck, advance ngniu, nnd, ns if repell
ed by soma invisible lore, pretend to give
Way miller llieir load. Meuu'ime, the by
standers keep exclaiming, to excite nnd en
courage the hearers; "Uruvo!" Well done,
my liovs. " "uourace nave a care: " rn-
lience !" " Sloop now ; the gite is loo low !"
14 To the lelt now to the right!" "Look
sharp now !" " Now you're through !"
On reaching Ihe court-yard of ihe bride
groom, tlio cabbage is lilted off thn barrow,
nud rnrried to the highest point of tho house
whether a chimney, a gallic, or n pigeon
house. The gardncr plants it there, nnd
waters it w ith a large pitcher of wine, whilst
n salvo of pistol-shots, and Ihe joyous contor
tions ol the jdrdtmcre, aiiiiouiieu its inaugura
tion. The sumo ceremony is immediately
re-ciinimeiieeil ; number cabbage is removed
from tho liriilc groom s garden, ami came
with thn same loruiidilicH to the roof of Ihe
house which his wil'o has just quilled. These
trophies remain there, until Ihe wind nnd
rain destroy the baskets, ami carry nwuv the
plants; but they generally remain long
eiiouif Ii to verify the predictions of Iho vil
lage dames, that ere llieir removal, llio new
married couple shall bo blessed with n prct
ty little nddiiioti to their domestic happiness.
1 lie ilay Is lar nilvnncpil when these cere
monies nre accomplished, nud nil that re.
mains, is to escort with music the parents
ol llio young couple to their homes, lhcrc
they have n dunce, nud all is over.
Short Lessons in Natural History.
Ants liuvo regular day lahornrs.
Ants iu the Kast Indies nro horticulturists
Ihey make mushrooms, upon w hich they
feed their young.
Tins w hile uut maintains a tegular army
Ilees live under a monarchy.
Delivers nro architects, builders nnd wood
cutters they cut down trees uud erect Uuius
lices are geometricians their cells nro so
constructed ns w ilh thu least quantity of ma
terial lo havo tho largest sized spaces anil
least piissihlo loss ol interstice.
Dears, Herons nml Otters are fishermen.
Ibrds are musicians, w hole lubes nru mil
Itinvf.r In thf.ii -ninn,lll.ilii.ti nri.ci.nl na
w'ltn n mniiei ot rcpuhlicanisin
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Calterpillars me silk simmers.
Dogs, Wolves nud Jackals, uud ninny oilier
annuals, nre hunters.
Elephants exhibit tin aristocracy of elders.
Indian Antelopes furnish an example of a
The Ant Lion is a geometrician the trap
he sets lor insects is constructed on exact
Ihe Marmot is n civil engineer, lie builds
bouses nud constructs drains to keep them
The Mole is n meteorologist.
The iMimt killur is nu urithmuticinn, so ul-
so is the crow, ihu wild imkev. nml mn..
Thu .Monkey is n ropo dancer. Man is
not his equal iu agility,
'J'ho Nautilus is n navigator ho raises nud
lowers his sails, and casts anchor lit pleasure,
Tho Llectricul Eel, the Kay, nud Torpedo
nru electricians nnd thurkinir animals.
Thu Prima is a tailor bird he sows
together to uiiiku his nest,
i nu t'loceuH i extor is
weaves n web tor his nest.
a weaver, and
Sheep in a wild stale, nre under n military
Tyo Bquirrel is n ferryman with a piece
of bark uud his tuil for a sail, bo crosses the
Wasps nru paper makers.
Wild horses have their lenders, which they
nro suid to select.
A Bloodless Victory.
Adim Hallou tells llio following nncrdolu :
"As n worthy old woman, iu Iho city of
New York, was one day quietly walking
along thu street smoking her pipe, n jovial
sailor, rendered a little mischevious hy liquor,
came sawing down, mid, when opposite tin,
woman, saucily pushed her aside, nud. with
n pass of his band, knocked the pipe out of
her mouth. He then halted lo hear her fret
nl his ti id;, mid enjoy u laugh nt her expense.
Hut what was bis astonishment, when she
meekly picked up Ihe pieces of her broken
pipe, without thu least resentment in her
milliner; and, giving him a dignified look of
mingled sorrow, kindness nnd pity, suid
God forgive yon my son, ns I do.' It touch
ed a tender chord in the heort of the rudo
tar. He felt ashamed, comb ined, und ro-
Inns, 'nuiku re ,a I u ,e r 3 on . .
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peiitanf. Jhn lear Blurted in his eve: ho
ed his error, mid tin listing both hands into
bis full pockets of change, lorccd tho con
tents upon her, exclaiming, Gud hies you,
kind mother, I'll never do so again.'"
I Ex. paper.
That poor old lady was a greater hero
lliiin lloiiaparl Washington, or any other
warrior whose name stands written on Ihe
Imok of fame. Washington with al his im
plements of human desti notion never gained
so glorious a victory over n foe, as did this
poor woman over tlie suitor.
Jui mis was not her greatest victory
ury can evur fiehl Pari
' "(,1.1 or(. I Ita, Jhat.
vine right of the King to govern, was emu
ly offensive to the onposito uurlv Thern
happened to be iu Die assembly on aa-ed
Pastor who wus supposed to ocuny a neutral
ground, never having been known 10 exnress
; himself very positive one way or the other
After mulore deliliemtion they concluded
; that thjs neutral brother was the moat suit
replaced I able person iu ihe assembly lo open the
Conference, weich he did,und alter huviim
irnyed eloquently foj- the prosperity of the
Tho first Methodist conference was held
in Jialiimore previous to Ihe revolution, at
whieh time there were two parlies, Whig
nud Tory. The common custom of those
days was to pruy i,r the King in nil religious
nsseinhhes. Now il so hunnened 7 .i.
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- " hihiiii euuuuy limited he.
tween Whig and Tory, nud to may for Ids
Majesty was lo give offence lo those who
favored throwing off the yoke of rovuhv
and to omit i.Mihin.. ... i.Li...u- ..
Church nnd lha conversion of the world,
&c, was nlxiut to end his petition without
tlm usual prayer lor hi Majesty King
George he hesitated a moment, nud then
commenced thus! "Oh Und have mercy
on King Oeorge, purify bit lienrt by thy
grace, til nml prepare linn tor the mansions
of the blest, nnd when this shall have been
accomplished, O Ood, In thy mercy kill him,
and never let our country be cursed by
another King. Amen."
From the Waverly Magazine.
The Slave Girl's Lament.
BY ELLEN LOUISE.
"Tn luniet an Afric'i golden share,
The land ii behind and the sea before
The slaver, on fingers sparkling with ring,
U telling hit gains in lbs human TUtno
But a strain so wild is borne on the air
That tho slaver pausos, and breathe a prayer;
Blnnchod is his check as ho looks 011 tho soa,
A ad closer he gra"p hi rosary
"l'is the thrilling chaunt of a wild faron .il,
That palsied hit heart, with its passion spoil !
Farewell to thec, mother 1
Through all the long day,
Thou'lt dream of thy daughter.
And for Jict will pray
But tho gods havo grown doaf,
And tho attar U stone,
Aad never an ear
Will they lend to thy moin.
Farewell to thee, Father I
Thy step on tho wild
Grew stately and proud,
A. thnu gnxed on thy child ;
An.l merrily clasped mo
Thy strong arms and free,
A thy fond tones wero blcsaing
Thy smiling llaidce.
Thine eye will grow sad
When thou entn'st from the chase,
And look cm in Tain
F'r thy child In her place ;
And the fruit they havo pulled
From the cocoa tree,
Will but mind of tho tirno
V hen 'twas gttiicrcd hy me.
Farewell to thec, sister r
Tlie love-light that spenks
From the flash of thine eyes
To thino cbon-hucd cheeks,
And the smile that is gHsting
At tho thought of the Bioirow,
Will lie changed by tho night
Into wailing and sorrow.
Farewell to thec, loved one !
Wo no mora may stray
'Xeath the man goon at dcw-blt.
Or dawning of day
But thou'lt dream of tho past,
And tho form by thy side,.
In those days of the sun
When thou calt'st mo thy brido-l
I thnll think in my dreams
Of the days of our love,
When we prayed to the angels
And star-blomui above
And 'mid tho long night
Of my grief and my dolo,
No tyrant can ever,
Bind chains on my toul.
And when I am freed
From this wcariiomo strife,
I'll wing me away
To my lovo and my life !
And still vhon the hill-top
Is purpled with mist,
I'll keep 'ucuth the mangoes,
Dour loved one, our tryst.
Farewell to thee, Afric,
I'll dream of thy shore,
And the roof-tree that's waving
Its bought by tho door
And my prayers thall ascend
Till the lifo-cord it riven,
To tho Ond of my futhcrs,
Tho African's Heaven.
And tho wild sea's rettlots murmur bore the
dying tone along,
For tho maid had breathed hor soul out in the
pauionnte gush of song 1
And the men the world call Chrittiant, tossed
her body iu the tea,
And within tho slaver's buora Bonds wero
mocking in their gloc.
Ob givo MB tho toil-stainod fingers of tlie man
who tills tho soil,
Or the toul thut nobly battles with lifu't ehanjjot
and turmoil ;
But trust mo not to thoto who trade in human
lifo ond limb,
For round their steps is murmuring a low
funeral hymn I
And tho day of doom mat linger, and tho juilg-
mont teem tq wait,
Whiltt the slavo't chained limbi aro writhing
'neuth tho iron car of State;
But a wondrout hour it coming when the pow-
er-cruthed rluht shall rite.
And the hymn of peaco and freedom echo to
tho star-gemmed tkict,
fXyTho 13ih of September, this yeur was
the completion of a century since the intro
duction of the "New Style," ns it is culled
in the calender. Thu New style differed
from ihe Old ill two nurlieiihirsi hv ..ii.tn'.....
eleven days nder September or culling
ihe 2d the 12;!;, nun tiy beginning the yeur
j nun 1101 011 nuuilciullon or
25th of March. The Icmnh flf ill A liairnl
year 1759, was, therefore, only 283 days, or
i.ltf.ui An wiMMltti Tl.u III. I U...I.. : . 1
" " - " " .w vr.M p, now.
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LITTELL'S LIVING AGE.
Extracts of Letters from Judge Story, Chancello
Kent, and President Adams.
CAMBRIDGE, April 24, 1844.
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WASHINGTON, 27th Dec., 1844.
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