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TIIOl'll IIT l' AUTUMN
The lett . from ihe iwi
Art til lio"ff
LHe tlvc fr nf rxr yeelri.
Ttl tie (wee l ilirii,
Vain wM Iket de-ell in.
My trrit it fir
KrMnlt y tprll that Mif flr g
TLtir rnchtMmtso s'r roe
We drf in tw tt life
I'fcm II uiitd'a tf birth
A rvd wwrtMn, a Jolt.
"TV BniMeg nf earth,
'Till time wlrga Ik' kr-ell
OfBeiytwlh't djug years.
AM tho 'I, lik tbe. teat Ie.it
Of Autumn, sppriri.
Jtejerlion comri lair
Hut II timet Tall imi
When Ijfe't b.nqurt ii tttipl
Of III gtrltnd ind toag
VH tflj JMk riod
I Mi iMtt; dttrre (nt
Thit r frrKrr t iWrhi.
, Ukt tbe Itnitieflhelrer
At the wmhi, that will Urn
To bulleint g.
Hotti ittnwn tnnwy ttood
He i creiturei of rliv
Ha n loch t gtra.c'tit
Of hrht.forlle tomb,
At ill lit en the mmI
'liatnil fr.au. of blfrotn.
The Intra frim ihe treei
Are alldrnofMeg lair,
Like thefnendiof mt ynnth
'I hey Ifr fin. to Jfeiy
Hal hope p-tMa to me
Attn nature, ipring,
When thy ip rit ihill rite
I.lkt I lie bird oa the wing.
rom IKi AVtf Yotk Mirror.
niEVTni.i. mi: siipsm) i.omjkk taik,
TKt tall inr al.r'a no lnnpei filr,
Tt.tt litne lilt twept aanlt
Tb Intlrc ofher )uutlif(il bniw.
Her brlol)1! bloominr pfide
Ilul ifl.rr l.r.n it mil llit ui,
Hlill grnttf tm.
Then It the blullful to me
More lotclf thin btforr..
TKeji 111 me I bat her thrtk ii pU
At It Hi' lilijlit l.our.
And that her ere hit Imt ila file,
Her glance it fnrmar pvier ;
Hut if l.er toul it atill n clmtt,
Klill ger.tlentta i llieie
Then ia her eje In me stall bright,
lire check tome itill fair.
Tor, oh ' 'lie In the ihtlned aoul
W l.eio leil purelr dnellt,
Where ilrtue litrt and truth riiati
Like pearlt In rcein thella
(lire ine a fueling. failliful heart,
Perferllon'a rlrhett prite.
That ia the trnip'e uf all lote
Where b.'JMtr nerdnt
Tl.tntlT net elie'a no longer fair,
That time liaiiNrpt aaldo
The lurtre of her youthful bro.
Her liutjr'a btooinin; pride
For If her heart la tall the tarn
Hlill gentle at cf)nre.
Then it the beautiful to me
More loteljr than before'
N V i: l.T V.
Ilritra TmeatriianT. Tlw miitratei of a town in
Connecticut Interdiclnl a couple frnm marrying ahnrt time
tiece bot theloiera ttnle a 'narch upon the mifittrttet. and
Ihe fir at thing we heir nf liiem after the bana were unbidden,
a thtlr tnanuncement in the newi(iper aa man a ud wife,
followed I) tlm liuiuptunt coupltt
No doubt we m autuitl In mrriire ttate,
Since we outwit the mitere inigiatrate.
A otnTLE HiaT. A ipnrttinon. who during the ahootinj
tenon bad cone In put a week with 1 friend in the country,
on the ttrenfth of t ceneril Invitation, axon found by a pen
ile Mat. that he would hate done better to wait fnr a tpecul
one. "I tw tome beautiful ecenery " wa Ihe viaiter'a fint
itmarV, "aa 1 eamo lo-dJ by the upper rntd." "Vou will
tee atill finer." waa the reply, "o you jo bitk to morrow
by Ilia lower one "
Eriorual A Lentton piper fivea an epigrim on a man
oflha name of Treble, who hit been apprehended for pick
tat; poekttt .
7Vi4Iwith lindon pick poekett, they aay,
lxnf linie hai held the frnor of hit way
If thit ti true and ejn be prnted the eaie,
Then 7rM't trnor haa been thorough bait.
ArrrcTlov. On the proper and complete eiercite oflhe
tnectiont alont, ine neat nappmort 01 me oepenotj anu
v x-ran ofeauie or bead, oroftimel looVt !"iu-
I Jul tnd cottly through the reflectlnc mirror of the kaleido
tcepe, aodoet lle moat common and dreary arene tcmiire tt
traction and value when beheld through the bcvullfying me
dium of irttlStd affection,
Drri'lTioa or tiii uriar It It id thai there la nnt
much heart in the iatercoutie of the higher nrdere, an. Hint
truth tnd feeling tre onlv in lie found iintphiticated in the
wtlka of retired ind bumble life A ftthtnnvble mn brio?
tntd that "be had no hetrt." replied "Heart ' whit't that t
Oh' athlngiervinl-raiiJi hvt, 1 ad break for John, the
tivr or treauatTita. Nothing appetrt to roe o at
tard aa placing eur bapiHteta in the opinion otheri entertain
uf our er.jotinenti, not In our own rente of them. The fear
of being Ihootbt tul-lr.tt the moral hydrophobli of the day
our weaknettet rnali ul a tbouund timea more re;rel tnd
thirae than oar fiulu.
rtt eicai wit. AnoWgei,llo.ninifcig!ity-r.ur hating
liken lo the alle.r a voung d.m.tl of about titti-en. Iheeler
gvman eaid to Mm "The f..tl ia at the ether end of Ihe
church " "What do I want wth the fml t" tttd the old
renllemm. -'Oh' I hrgjourpird'n."aid the cl'neal wit,
"I Ibotgll you bid brought Ihli child tote cbriileaed."
Onioiw or icKnooivic. A voung liy tV-.l a gentle
sun the mrtnlegof the word Kurrogile. "Ilia" Ifplied
ht, "t f of through which pirtlea Lave In pvtt on their w ay
to get warned." "Then, I tuppow," itU the lidy, "lbt
it ia t correplion of Fonow f alt. '
I. tout' ratHinvt. In tnnn'eticut, in f.iro.er timea,
tWy hvt their bair tied o tight p-JB the tuck pirt of their
heada, thit it drew tlir I'pt vpwl 10 much Ihey could not
gt them tj!f.rtcll ten logetMr to km tbeir lotcrt, with
out !OOMtlg l we toiu
Siaura't rttrx A fiaioot matirun
wK had miie
t' fo ae kt nttmtge, Uteg reeetleJ tn aiegin
permit roe " J be to mutate ine nigMiugaie
r nag after be hit bu' tut sett
A rtw limit. On bridge iff"" a nteria theMUw
tag foolttb inecrtptrwii "tne !dlr 6e fw cro.tirg tbli
Utdefaur tba t teaU " CJvery What irt of inini- .
tnalitatrlt ird fait doea It Irtitl t .
ntiwtitt.1 conrtaltT Tkr cilj ptitneer ia Nan.
tacttl tut hat gura tl betiffnetice tttt unleutke pfi.00
ti retired ei ta la guild bun from the ItcleutLC) edit
neither, be cttavt riit tuuen loagtr. '
A t tiivra Till ta
A tnW tatety replied to a gentle
wVw. bad eoeaolaited ibal bia coal tltd tudlv
pardoa, til. but the rut ttkil fit. foe lit roetaure't right, tnd
tl limit ul ca tjmrtn prltelfJe,
r.rrtcit er rtatltar.
mA L. wt.it sietta ht toat Mi dulntj . ' ala." cried be, "I
ittur ber .be got too prevd ...pk u
Meaetriiri.. i. ctiicieo "I U te Ctieagu
ArvKt Lr tboM b wotU c.l tbe yorg, rt
twBK.be IkU tt tt uy to fittX IU Sewer cpet, bet uapoui
UeUdoM tt tiia.
U U fi'V'r ." ciTey
iMtu.n-b.r-. tat uie ji g". . pt - . ...... k. Mn , o.ucure all that 11 tain. 1 then 11 our ttronr? arm, our pitce of fcluge ana our with
T..r..clttr.-tad cy. , ---" .'nj. .. befuremenlioo.d. lower, of t.ret-th t Shame' th.t m.n.with that ' deed,
TallASK Tfcet tat tkit f try tg kit Ul mhegticei 1 . ... The .(.eel. uf null are then ' holy rellr-lon . a pure eotpel UllDID'' all fount their
ikUk lpu. .. Ikttol lb.prw.tt w.h..i..ba " . ,.ni,f.elo,. lb the I h.m. should thul hi. eici and froi In w.llful ripe, a
tMtrr fctte aet m. 1. tat rrr UMt
.TI i h c r 1 1 n n )'
f ta (At ,Vrt Veel Mirror.
M O N i: V .
ar a roo. wrktcii without a ruv.iT.
j On. rati! nf til evil! Whither Ihou eomest in
the Up of dollar, doubloon, or bstik lull, till I
j tit thou tn unmitigated nuisance. I lute the,
. minjr, on the tatne pnnctplo that auinr. hate othert
i i i.i. i. . . j.. .i i .
iwi iiiicp iiivi, iiicj uif nut iiiciiismci ptieacee.
Thou art th uret of lyrantt ! Thine atuinp
timit! are intnlerable ! Thou liieaaurett a inan'a
moult thou fonneat the alanilarj nfhit Intellect.
Dear tnontA, former of fnrmialupa, guar of cunfl
dt'titc ho a- like a dear departed ftietid do t itiour.l
1 thy (memory ' !lov do I para in fewer the joy-
oita inomrnti I havi: held with tliro ! Did my
lonpoe r'.niini.rr when I would liae poured not mv
! toiil tiofurc feme fair (,'oddeKi uf my idolatry ! a
I thought of thee lent eloijuetiec to my lipt. ! Did
' ynu'.hful Tolhee ilirraten ma with ictribulite junticc.'
thy inuiic could ftoficn the myu of v. alihineii, and
i linn their flub arcnred info wanda nf protection.
! Alan! nisi ! our connexion tn ended. Thou hai.t I
made unto thyaelf w inpe, and lluwn away. Tina
enity purc. and thit tattnid nallet, both of which
neo ceen, uy uiy presence, uuipmcu iiku .Mdcr-
men, aro now fail memcnloeii tliat I am alone :
They 'C now Iiku unto eome pool consumptive
wretch, thin, spate, and attenuated.
And now, without thee, do I wander abroad on
the earth, Ilk"! a ehailow of my former greatness
I am alone ! I havo fe'.t the true tolitude of crowds! 1
Do I, attracted by noal inlluenceK, incline my lank
frame to ordinaries or coting-houtea, and, with a-
bundanl modeaty, aak for diminutive plate ofprov-
eridcr, the waiter paaseth Ins impudent eyes over
my eccdv coal, and atketh for thee, mv nbcnt
ftiend. In vain do I pot on the look nfimmllci
digniiy. The creature is inexorable.
un atMironcc. ami enter tlic alion ut a tailor, with a
bold order for new appnrcl, Mr Snip informs me
with an cmpheain, that audi "in the IovvchI eath
prit-u." ond that "wo nrerr do business on credit."
What then 1 Why I put on a forced air nf hesit
ation, and nay, "Mr .Snip, I will look I'm I her, fur I
think I can obtain the articles cheaper." Then I
leave the rhnp with glanced disconsolate on my
garments, hiti ine to my garret to rub them up, un
der thn vain hnpo that iny outward man inny be
atiincwhat altered in appearance. Alas! former
rubbings and brushed have rendered thU iuipotat
Money! Cheering aound ! Men tuil, fight, bleed,
cheat, die for thee ! Thou subtile thing, what
putenry la in thy name ! How ahal! 1 bring my
thoughts to order uhilo I write about thee ! Thy
dominion it to extensive, thy power an great, thine
olficen an varied, that I can find 110 beginning to
my lucubration, and I might write to eternity be
fore I ehoold bo nbltt t p"' "" rccuril all tnat tin...
art. But, I possesa thee not. Ah, lis this that judging untler of propriety, follow in thownkeuf
pinchct my thnughta. If I were as I onco. was, I ' sl,c! a have gained that kind of confidence which
might, and could write a chapter which all would j makes them careless of others, and bold in advnnc
admire. There should be aluicea of wit in it, and jng wrong opiniom-. And there itltn,tuiun gen
oaccans of humor. Ilut now, a poor, eeedy scrag tlem-ii uf the press, which let no opportunity pan.
like myself in truth, I cannot bo witty or funny
for Borrow. I would laugh at my poverty, and
make others laugh, but the memory of gone riches
rises up before me, and I nm obliged to bo dull.
Money! Devil ! Tiend ! Aid me, ye guardian
tpi'ita .if adjectivct incpiro mo with epilheta im
mense : 1 is ti'eieet; my iuuuh: is gmu-i man
III V DOUCfti
Your poor nun should no more write
on money, than your little one nhould grapple with
a giant. Well, 1 will go backwards, and paint t tie
dclighta which once were mine.
In verity, I did oncp enjoy the luxuries of life.
I hate reclined on ottomans, and viewed iny rosy
face in luxurious mirrnra. I have been bowed lo
by keopern of aifrt and hntcln, and smiled upon by
mothers who hud daughters for sale. I have been
the happy owner of horees and carriages, and I
have had troops cf dear and smiling friends, II it
all are gone. Hortcs, cariiagea, and particularly
ftirnd. are expensive things. I have now numa
to support them, liui una win noi an. 1 reel
that if I hgin In enumerate past pleasures, I shall
grow more larhtimose. Philosophy, where art
thou ! 'Tn thine office to adminUtcr to poverty-
stricken wretchea like mo ; to lintl employment, for
the mind' when the gar-trick juices arc 'out nfwork.'
(Junie to me. we w in analyze auu generanse.ano
do every thing but sympathize, for 1.1 phylusopl.y
I here is co .ytnpathy !
Money, then, is of divers kinds ; that n, by the
term, money, is nicanl every species of currency,
from a doubloon lo a cowrie.
The principle kinds of money arc metallic and
I'ir.vr. of inctalic money. This it gencially
eold or tilvcr : there are, it is true, tome kinds of
money manufactured from the more titcful, hence
called the batcr metals : a iron, brass, etc. ; bu'
these tnetaU are by far too valuable to be much
used. They adm.nittcr to so many of the vulgar
and roil utnti of men. that if they were extensively
' U,C(1 n,0,";)'t t0,m i.ieouvenieiicct might fi.llow.
Hence, gild and tilvcr have gcncMlly obtained as
. 4 circulating medium ; for ihete metals cannot be
made either into kettlot, fryingpaos, or ateamboal
builnr. owiiip to what phlloanphere call their natu-
ral unfitnvtn of organic itriiclure for tuch uici. In their vilenest and tiniter detignt. Unloosens! ting in your scheming brain. I know by ihe knii
th'n may be seii a beautiful illustration of man's bio intn on proper reflection will let tins weaken 1 ling of your eyebrowt that you art revolving tome
r..fl..iii fi-ii1ina Ilu hat made that which It of 1 Ine rnnfi.lenr-n m r'liMun. cr cauas In in lo ttteer mi-'htv Droi'Ct.'
little or no real use. the power by which h obtain
thief tfulv valuable, at butcher's meal, potatoes,
i- In treatlnp of
will be riecertary
ma Pawric wo-
hi:cip. Uf paperic money.
! thit part of the iabiecl.tome care
to order to 1 void conlotion or termt
I ...r.rt..re,l from fim. .r le-of onl-j
,Lr,l hi the ooundinr? of old rtee. This ouln
r , . 1 . ,l.. K ki- l.
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tO I01I0W llie pnutlinc sww.c, me pui,
' j; r m.n". ict.on. tint thira of no
u CIIV in .. .-. x ,
vul-tr luCte eaiaoiitoiucnv. bio
.t. a n . of 'nromitme a det
. . 1 i.-t .. - - h.nv.
Vja. ifTf te aWI V 3 W lawtc l tl t ets-w r-1 - -
........ .r.hu-i. .il. .lln.r.hili.ticcereinoDict.
.t.i . ,Ji mrb .... After these cere
w VMW -VVW V 1 1 - " - - - -
I u.on,. are performed the pulp ...., qo.t. a d.f.
Jlercnt appearance, enritn fart , nature It entirely
'changed; for, from being the rcmsina of a ctM.ofl"
, garment, it it lion money, and cnnrcquriitly i.tiia.
Die. nut pipenc money is riof, strictly speaking,
ptetic money. It u t peprric prmnitn to pay mo
ney. Trop, the rrtl moti'J' ih)-t not i)ki)i mitt,
tnil nrroiitMiuenci! cnnlJ nnt be ptlil, for it it an
xiin in political economy, tliat man cannot pay
without rnutioj-.' Uut then the prnmite hat a leal
tlue, allied inikct it rery Kalltble in cuinmcrcitl
I'aperic tnnnej, then, philosophically txikinf,
i an rxhtlation from real to inctalic monev, tn
which it beara Ihe aame proportion that echo doea
lo primitive tound, end eludui- to unks'tuce. It it
laally Ihe repreaentatlre of value, but rpref.cnt
lion it not aiwavi true t that which thonld be
trprerented, a fact which l not only il'uatratcd by
the liiatory of papcric money, but by incmbeta of
Verily, phlhlniphUlirj; hath ft nf.cr. I hsve
wrillen tnyrelf into a cod, comfort 0.M0 atale of
mind, and can now dircptirao without exiitemciit.
v. . . 1 .1111. ... 1
e on whom poverty huh laid ita finger, listen
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When you fjwl the yoke. whr;n niircnnln look nnr
ticularly hoedy, slid your bmvela do particularly
)carn after nieata or iltinU, then, oiciis p'lilom".
pinie. An Hum, 'Kilinj; ii.. of nil Ihinca, the matk
of the animal.1 The more a mm eats, the lea will
he t Ii in k ; and thinking, beiuj the operation of the
mind, marka the difference letwten godlike man
and lllO timi.tM tint ltf.ri.Jt Ymtr ri.t nntmianm
I .1... , . . " .
' t'roBfc, ncavy. uuii pemotnges : winiu, on
the contrary, your spare feeders are ever intcllcc
tuai and cthcrial. Huwela yearn no more ; or, to
the circumstance of aritiouated or ccedy gartncn'.a,
ye may thus remark What a creature of folly ia
man, and particularly is that lolly idiown in drefn.
Here now am I, with a coat that hath been the la-
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our of days, and hnth iii the manufacture, fiom Ihe ,
,..iiliir, , t.ii 1
p., I pluck , back nfthc sheep to the back of the ...an, employed j
oi.e acoret ot i.uman uc.ng,. men wm. imm.irin.
cool, in then. J hen what a variety of other art.-1
cles. Hero now is a hat, the philosopher mutt not
look at It,) what labor and toil did .t cost lo shape
that part of my dress ? There nr my my yen,
my boou also. I hey were the entire meupat.on
- uc L-.IIU,USIID ,ur mmnrinmy inr iw onyn.
m;iunii; iiimi MiirKiiigs nnu vpbi, anu ruine peopu; ;
near linen. Oh man! man! what a fool thou art.
How art thou degenerated emce the days of the fig
I'tha ! I am independent of tho world, and of my
subject. Money, than art dross. I am a philoso
pher, and dcepine thee !
Sjvhi'.himu at nri.ujioN. There ia a
blc sneering at religion extent in this socia
which though tiodiirmneil noil contcmplibltr in il
felt, ii proiluclivH of miicli injury to those young
and onulnble coriyutn ot mannern, w lio,too iiidnleut
1 j0 tliltiK tor thcnieclvea, or inrapable or rig.it.y
1 winch allows of a (sneer upon clergymen, or n firing 1
I at religion: and w!u seize with avidity every chancn
' to draw conclueiuna unfavomble in those who have
been called and appointed by the Divine ja-iII to nun-
jster in holy thing,
j With many this has grown a habit ; and it is
rnoiigi.iieesiy inuiiigeo in, wnue inu fuoer rci.ee.
lion of the. mind, ond the com flint, of every day'n
evidence, brings far different conclusions. Many
are therefore, innocent ir. deeign of any attempt to
pull down Ihe beautiful fabric of religion.or lo throw
contempt upon the puro gospel of peace yet the
intention docs not make the cunfcuucncra of hiicIi
conduct any the lens injurious. Ilul there arc mat.y
others, who, al heart, denre that the nrdimuices
and rctpourihililies of religion might be set aide
aa iuconven'ent. and teudiii" to much toward ren
dering it disreputable to indulge in Ita tcndeiic.et,
to allow appetite and pastion to rule. And it is
audi as thetc motlli. who sneer at rcliaiou. Ilut
there is still another class, who, from education, or
frnm so.iio strongly rooted prejudico, seem to be
lieve that nearly all professors of religion, and espe
cially minuter, nro hypocrite and impostors. And
even it some one ii pointed out to them whose life
j is so unexceptionable, tl cy will tell jou that he is
an enMiuttast, or a monomaniac. 11 wouiu oe
well for society if Ihe unfounded prejudice oftoch
could he made to giicway to right ouiMleration
and a proper idea uflhe tma nature and ground
work of religion.
Every individual should reflect that on the re
sponsibilities of leligiun.more then judicial authori
ty, or executive terrors, depend Ihe stability ni
of! firmness of all civil md scul cummunittet, and 1
ihr anv and cverv attempt to san tho foundation
j 0f its superstructure ia mitsing the nations' lower
' 0f strength. It matters not tflhere are impostors
' :u . world this is but a natural corueijucncc of
t mgu' tendencies to wrung, and is a strong argu-
' m,.ni fnr nn.le.vi,nnir lo build 110 a nure rLliioli in-
ttead of unving to tear down Ihe bulwarks ofmor -
I ality ihtre arc impostors in every thing ; men
j who will assume a false chancier for rate or gain
nd who will tbiok lightly of taking upon them-
t tH've. the earb of sanclliy the better to shield
! tl a profeaton, which of all others, it one ofthe
I mot honorable the rno.t rt'tpoiitiblr. sod useful.
j m0tt honorable tha rno.t responsible, sad useful.
j Without the refuge vv 1'ich we are afforded by if
I'gion, when 10 aflU-ttoii, in uial in trotble, or 111
dutri-.t, hew would - be I0.1 lo every reflection
that could brm" comfort or throw over the mind a
1 . ... v. ...i ..1 , . 1...
' tinirle rtv oflinhl. V hcti those we htvc long iov-
ed and fundly cberubed die, here do we Icok for
1 ,!. 1...,. m u ham do H e tro fur the word of
UM, " ,:., w.th .11 ...:tr.n,e and tbrtuk
1 - n
mi? terrors. .Doroachea our couch of pain, where
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1 b inrfn.,. .mufli Hit ntt' ii 'iittrei Qi irniuaiiiT
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- aod tcetr at the noon day sun because, forsooth,
itt Imht it oceaiiooally obtcured by a few pat.iojf
- clouda that are but the sickly exhalaUotu of yvca
, wnr-DtUtnort WfJrvr.
'ixm ti .Vrte York Xirror.
THE IIIMUAND AND THE NUN.
Lovely aa wat that nf Eden in the aXy that benda
over the tprtacca of Napier, archet the rocky caa.
tin of St. Klmo, and lendt ita marie colnrin? tn
rth romantic bay. tteneath ila aunny mdurnce
fair fiowera and fairer women apflnc tn early ma.
1 turity, and pateiontle hrat'a jrlow with Ila pera
ding warmth? but atern at well at gentle paaeinna
I are nurtured by ita aun, and love, liAte, revenge ar.d
cruelly jrrow in imiaon tojelher.
Garparoni vrat a gay ar.d pttiinntta Neapolilan;
young, btave and ardent, and at tiztrcn year nf
ago ho hnii Ihn fiirm and feellngt oft man. Tat.
eiou ahiitic in the ciea tint gleamed beneath their
blaik brnive ; daring and rcolutln might be read
111 the line nrc.naturotv traced 111 the lower nor- 1
tion of bin face. He w aa not without accomplish.
meiila, for he could troll a l ircirlt and touch
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E'liiar, uancru wiin grace ami epiru, aim oamiieu
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A alllntln nlul re neil Mleml in n rnsnnee wliirli
proclaimed htm n gentleman. Hutalaa! he w tt
poor, and on hla hearing alone rer-led Ills rlairmt to
a noble origin, fur he wait the ufTeiiring of a line
nn which the priett htd never breathed llit benieon,
and he knew nut his father or mother. At stated
times he received small turns of money, but they
were sontoyed to him with such precaution that he
could not dUcovcr the person who tent him liis
slender rcmitancea. None nfthc youth ofNnples
dared reproach him with his birth, fur they knew
the bluod of (iasparoni to h fiery aa the lava of
Ycfiuviua, and Ins hand no' protnp. tticruah as turn
rcas. It was in his arvenlccntli year that t'io
young Neapulttnn taw and loved Ihe beautiful I.o-
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whjci at0 IleBrt W(1M c ,,, Mll,
0 , nw, of hcj ,nvfiJ , rcturrii Te ,nv.
crs Jt on, b Mm1ii f(Jr ,jCon(ira., flll,,cr
j concc,ied R ,iulc. (lghkn lo flMpM,ini ,, ,
j aj lVml) ,e on,,g 1),kl, vn ,,arcn,A.
I ,lu, Uanraa UmincM cntnpeti.iated her loicr for
I rcbu(r; anj w(icn aW(1lelle(J by hi, nightly
, M.rena(lt,S( fhe ni from her window and dropped
i-o. no flimem aa a token of her pretence and her
love, he Colt that he lived fur her alone
One in,; lit when Gasparoni rcpairml as iiKual to
the dwelling nf hiK beloved, ho suddenly encoun
tered her enraged father, who, in tonrs of the wild
est excitement hade hiin begone. Gasparoni re-
j plied witli etjuat warmth; a war nf words ensoul
and, in the height and frenzy of passion, tho young
' man nlruck his opponent to the earth. An iiinlanl
after, the lovely l-conora, pule arid with disurdered
trrteea, lutlicd from the houso.
'You havo slain him !' she cried.
.T.stroo!, answered Oitsparoni, eitill casplng
witn passion; -ne was ineuleot and I have chas
'Uegime !' exclaimed tl.o excited girl. 'Mon
ster, begore ; Tl.o hand that has been raised a
gaiust my father's person shall never clasp mine in
love, amity, or marriago !'
'Lconorn, hear mo !'
I swtar it. Begone !'
'You will think better of this !'
With n glance of acorn and indignation, she wa
ved him oil'. Gasparoni aloud ono momciil loo k
ing at her with a demoniac cxpreteiur. ; then he
bowed low with mock revpect and giavity, anu
(juitled the cccne of his quarrel with a liatty atep.
Daylight it dying along the stern heights nfthc
Abruzrj. Surrounded by impending crags, and
cluttering in disarray, a bandit group are en min
ing noiaily together, and toasting the departing god
of day in overflowing cups of fiery wine. A por
tion of the wild company til in the dark shadow- of
I ihe rucks, while others bask in tho laal rosy hues
i f sunset. Among tho tatter it one di.tingumhed
i hv his lntiv air ami ntiture from the test, and wear-
ing u soinew hat richer garb than his compininna.
Hps conical hat it decked with gay rihms, his green
velvet jacket is studded with gold buttons, and his
Iw,.r irtnnenls aro feamed with the richest lace.
An orrisinenled carbine wan slung by a band of
ft HULL I l..,ilirr nl lot back, and a oair ol HCIilv
moui.led pittoN in his girdle. Neither wat he
w.lhout tint Italian's bosom friend, a broad atilello.
which repo.ed in a silver sheath, with lis ivory han-
tile protruding frjui tho rubber', tash. Ilul all
this nchnuss of aline contrasted strangely with llie
worn, hat-tard, ttcru and vicious expression of 'he
bandit. 11 waa (iasparoni now twenty years of
'To the health of our captain !' said one of the
' robbers, raising a cup to his npi. 'Ah! addrtl
( he.afier swallowing ita contents, 'your wine of Hi-
! rily la.tee nono Ihe worso for mantling in a sacra-
mental chalice. Commend me to our captain, lor
teaching us the true use ofthe church. Until he
' came atnotiLr us we were a tutierstitiaut set ofdey
' lis, who could'n cut a throat wilhuut making a vow
10 ihe holy virgin bul ho hat changed all that.
Garparoni trniltd bitterly.
'And now, noble capinri,' and the spokamm of
ihe (rang, "I humbly beg you il tell ua nhat It pas
, Right, Anselmo,' said the biridit leader, rising.
"It.it hlt ! whal noise it tint r
te-' 'The vesper bell,' an.werd Anaolmo. 'Y our
predecetior, now, would have had us do-n 00 our
kt.eei in a trie.'
, 'St, ibe vetper bell,' repeal Gatpirnnl, in a
1 1 1. ....... .Mkilui L. If kiAali. ii'rt infill'
1 nieltncholy lone. Weiim.M 11 tteait very
on tho ear, calling the erring lo pwueuce
nrtier. I' It very music lo k wetry fcoul.
- ' 'bo captain', turning preach, ' tt.d a robber.
' - - I I f-s.nar.nil
'Hear tbe end of my tern.oo, replied uatparoui,
one o( hit ambiguous tmile. 'It were a good
rnethinkt, to free yon pining betutin Horn
thraldorri. Hetoft tayt the liunt are lively,
ua tempting ; and toioe or timm belong
. , , , .,
. tifiniB innni.ee. I hv nm -" - -
when tho wit of the world ; tbe
thill .sir her
coronet and title again
toch chartnt were fie.ytr
or totaot to wilier 10 a convent.
What ea you,
at . .1
uUs, .ball liberal, tb. dob. 1'
I A detfening rotf of appltute teplied In the af.
1 finnatite. lly midnight the hand were on their
1 inarch, and ere long halted befury the aaylum doom
, ed ft aoon to be iruaed by a rude alarm, Itnpo
' a'ng ailencu by a feature, (ittparnnl approached
the gate of the convent and rapped upon lit wick
et with hla illletto. After waiting for a brief
pace, ihe feeble light of a taper glimmered thin'
the bare nf a grated aperture, and a trembling oiee
arked what tin wanted,
We are certain reretend fnar, awretlng,' an
awered fiaeparoni in a canting tone, 'come al tho
order of hit hoWn tn examine Into tho condition
of hit well h-lorrd.'
'A ay, rude man '.' cried the nun.
Nay, vnu eill force me ti ba rude unlata you
giva ma admittance,' laid the brigand in hit nto.
ral tone. 'lUre are thirty ftoot fellnvca to whom
MCdlego i pnatinie, and.w lro know how to relieve)
the unfortunate of mw it 1 trnuhtesome tn keep.
I hove obeyed the eeripttiral injunction, do you ver-
! "V ,nfl n'd 'knock, and It ahtll ne opened.'
otl see I am nnt tltor-cthrr tt rnn helievn inn '
Dot tho latter part nfhit address was breathed
to emoty air, for thr fnghlrnd nun had fled lo tlm
interior of the building to alarm thv sbbtai and
'To the gate, brigands, with your bludgeoni !'
shunted (inipnroni. Hit order wan obeyed- be
neath heavy nnJ repeated blows the wicket gam
way. AiiHcloin would havo entered first. 'Way
for your captain !' .Sternly rhotiird (laaparoni.
.dispute my precedence and din !' The appalled
robber stepped back haMily, nu.l flaeparoni wia
the first to t'.ep within (hit hallowed precincla.
Several dnora in the body of ihn building were
sticcestively forced, and tho armed heels of tho
brignnda rang along the ttone paved corridors, at,
headed by their captain, they Htrodn onward to
their crime. The nuns had assembled in the chap
el and were now cowering within the preclncta of
the altar. The ladv abbess alone waa nelf-pntaeri-ted
and dignifind. Klnr wat a woman of middle
age, of a lofty stature, nud possessing some claims
to tho epithet of beautiful, th iugh her countenance
was somewhat worn and furrowed.
Commanding his br ml lo halt en the thrcihnld
of the chapel, (liiparoni doffed his hit, walked
with a firm step up the central aisle, and hailed al
Ihn railing of the altar, on the lowest step of which
the bbei stood. There was something in her
hearing that nwod even the lawless hrignnd. Hen
aiblo nf tho feeling she iuppircd, and dorermlncd to
profit by il, tho lady nddrenved the intruder.
'Ay, panc,' sl.n said, 'well yon may, for you ara
in (he home of God, and I shall pronounce hit
enrr, which now hangs aospended over you, If you
do not instantly retire, nor farther tnolcit tlwte
devoted tn his service.'
'Ik-ar lady, I came lo do you a aervica,' anatver
ed Gasparoni, recovering hi hitternesa and toll
lo.i.einn. 'Tin really a pity mob a bevy of brail
Men huiilil die in a convent. 1 cannot answer t"C
you, madam, for you are past ihe hoy-day of you
youth j but for theo sweet girls, I believe) thoy'ro
read) to rpiit your ro.if without compulsion.'
Hear him !' cried the ahbria, hflinr up her
hands in holy horror. 'Hear tho unhallowed infi.
del,' She gave a private signal, which waa nn
dcratond and answered as alio wished. The notes
oflhe or:rnn suddenly broke upon tho midnight
air, tho echoes rolled along the vaulted roof, and
died away like distant thunder. Then rose tho
tweet, wailirg vuici-i of the nuns, cluatrring a
round their altar, and chanting to thrlr Maker
Smtctiim rt tirrihitt nomm rju$, Ifitium mplailta
timar domini. Then the voirea ceased and all wit
mute. I'erhapa even the brigand chief would
have fled the holy tpot, appalled and chilled, had
he not seen among the ehri.Ung nuns a lovely, a
well known face it wat 1,'Liiori's. He aprang
over the fretted barrier, and seized his victim.
Site shrieked with pinna horror aa liia burning lipt
pressed thoeo the had vowed to purity and prayer.
'Knrh to his nun 1' shouted Gatparonl, lifting
1 fainting girl from her feet 'and let thoto who
1 are rovctoua boar offthe crutifir and plal. Away!
I before the morning cornea to tell Ihe tale.'
Hi" orders were obeyed with all the prompt
" 'f mclmatiun. Homo tore Ihe loveliest nuns
f'om ihe pillera to vvh.ch lhy clung convulaively.
ll" 'tl"" "'i''"' 'nl" BM nd silver plate of tU
I chapei. One gigarmc robber wrenched tho jrold.n
crott irom lit pouestai, anu uore 11 nu in iriiimpn.
Kong heiortj the layliin dawned, the aacnlertotia
band had secured ila retreat ; still brraking tha
"ob-inn silence oflhe early hour, ihe mighty bell
' of 'he convent waa heard tolling forth a dolorout
1 cifiFTtiK rrr.
j Aa the weary robbers reached their mountain
! fastness, the cliar rays of broad daylight bathed
, the heights nlMhe Abruzzt. fatigued with toil
I they flung themseUes upon the ground to sleep,
I regardlett of their victims, who, half dead with
, terror, awaited the co iielut'on of their unforlUDtto
adventute. The csptsin, ilone, relutd to ileep,
but seated otl an itnlated crag, watched over tha
1 inanimate- form of Leonora. At leng
, revisited the wretched girl. Hhe aro
recumbent poaturr, opened her eyet, a
fed '.horn again with a heavy ugh.
arote from the
nd then clo.
'Where am I V she murmured ftintlv.
'In tin arms oft lovtr,' austerei! (ittpironi,
,1 in tho bride of heaven !' ahrteked tbe horror
'Do I look like a celettial bridegroom 1' atked
Ihe robber, bitterly, 'No ! I am of the earth
. earthly. Uit, I.iooora, you can refoftn me you
J ctn rr.ako me happy.'
j 'Awr ' your hands art
'I'emtence shall make
nrild ulikll rMlfobtan aharilu
are stained with blood.'
them while at toovr, tit
gold ahM porehtee absolution uf tbe poptjilmaelf
only be mine.' 1
My vow !'
,Ay vows do very well for the ur.ltiated, bul
not fir tl. who km.w ihe woi'.d. Why thould the
vewt nf a nun be mote buidio; ihtu thote of princ
or noble 1'
'Gtsptroni. I abhor you ' Hoooer than submit
to to vour iierrezioui
embrace!, 1 wm OAtn tm.
frt.l fron from tha eroioence on which I Und,
and foil a mangled cone, btJ.ire your eyu, W tua
fol of the mountain, rioonef '
Mora abe would Lave .aid, tui nom ineir yrry
l hat there tfoke tb. J of a .oitury wot-aat.