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T1. LABORDE., Editor. --PBIIE EKY
and if it must fall we will perish amidst the ruins."
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Edgeteid Village Female
T HF etercises of this institution will
re-co'mmence on- Monday; the first
-day of January 1838.. The Rector informs
the community, that he has engagad. as his
nasistant for the next year, Miss Stark, late
of the Female Collegiate In.-titution, of
Troy New York. Of this lady, Mrs. Wit
lard, the principal of that Institution thus
writes: '1 reccommend Miss Stark frcely &
fully, as regards all the necessary requisites
of an excellent teacher." With the assis
tance of this lady and of Mr. Bacon in
the musical department, all the ornamental
branches of Diawing, Paiming, Needle
work. & Music will lie taught in this insti
tution, together with the solid brauche here
tofore taught. Boarding can be obtained in
the house of theRector for twenty pupils, &
in neighbouring private houses to any ex
tent desired. It is particularly desirable,
that thae, wheitend to ulace their child
ren in this Institution for the lexu- year,
should (1o so in the fist week of the open
itg of the school in January; as, in that
week, the classes will be formed for the
whole system to eomiuncq its -operation
no Monday of the second week.
-The school room is provided. with fire
places and fit-es to imake it comfortable in
winter, and th'e hoursof instruction are the
iinie in that easonn s ii the summer.
$o thatthe'idvnbinges for study in the win
terwill ~14 eqmial to those in the sumnier.
riees in the solidh. bianehes lnumsick
the adme the iext y"r a.this. ForDraw
iig dnd Paintin Sperquijiter; For Nee
die work- $6i0: 4 arm rter ly t lid
Iand. . r
7dg iehl Nov'. 1 .-1 41'
The Coulnia T Charloston
ourier an&Morcury, Augosta Sentinel &
-Lmroniee, atid Constititionalist will gi
tpe iabove, iwo weekly insertions - and for
~i the iracnoUts to this office for pay
'- Pubtlic Notice,
VI 1HE'?falei and Female Srhools ai Greenwood
. w bll e coutinitedthe: isningyear, (18.38,)
? nit M the & of their presetit Superintendants,
r.am~ il milIufis Rsbecca Chapnan.
bothf o- ged 'vi-tthe ex
-eh Ir chmdol should
.30er. Mr., Ll-s
- hoolwill be sively 'to Classical
satdentsinn ais io t 4 diigprovidd tbr the
Enieb department, whi will also lie limited;,
an eve the, isnne Yi - lations. ~Mr. Willia'm
. i late a-' 'duate of our College, will
SU sh School. No Student
'i*i~rr4p4w1 into any of the Schools
itles ey' '.QRelimended. y a good morel
- chaa a d Ircomi- frPu other schoola,- a
certificate will be reqae, i -ntpersonally
k'nown by'the.Tegeher ory0 oifthieTrusees.
The Mluical departmentJn WF'mnle School;
will be continued tinder thd care of Miss E. HI.
Anderson, of Charleaton,;
It is therefore tobea hoped that on combining, all
the circummstavcesdonnlectpd with the Instit ons,
that they will not be pei-mitted to fall shm~ of thet
number requiredt t ill themn up.
RAT~+is tF TrUrToti-. /
For the lower brnches of'Etaglish (00 pr S'es.
"- the higher do . do .12 00 '
"the Classics, -~ -.- -. 18.00,"
"Music -- -' - - . 20.00"
" the Ornamental brancelqs 12 00 "~
Good boarding can be obtained frgth jight to
Nine D~ollamrapet momnth..
R. C. GR1IFFIN,.Secretary.
WVoodville, Abbeville Dis., Dec '2, 1837. -h 44
-.-fotntf LEnon sllcademey.
T IF exbrcises of this Academy wvill- be' re
t smednn under the direction of Mr. B Rt;
(CAtrnr.m., on the seond-Mfonday .in.. Jmtary
netm'~. Mr. Campbellthauiha4 charge of this [an
stitutionl the past .year, apd fromi the ahile andm snec
cessful maniwr hq tiga'iscaredui-professional
dutiis, wee n~ot -only feel gratiied, but bound to
reciomend'hipm to tltd cotfidece of thie public
nis an Instructoi*. This Academy is sitoated in
Edgetield.District; 26 miles N. E.:of the Village,
anid is tnt sutrpnseued lbr-health by anty situzationi
* in the State ; and( wvhat is egnually -inportant' to
'jnlrents and guardians, it is enmttoly removed
f.. rotm those haunts of vice and dimiipationt, which
*odo fregnently destroy te yotuthftil mind. 'Those
whod send their children or wvards to this place,
rnay~ rest asured that every possible care will be
taken to imiprove their mtormals.
N\ovembehnr 21. 1'-7 d 4
Tlheo Colugtmia Tfel'ecopn will llpmne give the
alhove' four wveekly intsertionls, anid fiu waird its aic
tecttnt to this etlire.
C a ution.
IJIerehvy torewman aill persons froml trnding for
.a Note 6f hmamt given by me to W illinm.L I.
Keyv, for $41'%, payablle abhont the first of' .nannary
next. T1he -consiieratlion for whichl said Note
wasI giveubheihgiiled, I shah tnt pa'y it unt-ss
ratngeled bylaw. -. J. Ti ERR1(.
Niv.1, 1837 .tf 41
List of -Letters.
EMAINING -in the Post Oflice at Edge
field C. Hoise, onl the 1st Jnnuary, l; ki
A Morris. Mrs. Frances
Adams, Dr. J. F. Morris, Sidany
*B iAlecria, Will. J.
Behannon, Mrs. J. Martin, Jane
Butler, Win. M. artin, Win.
Butler, Erwin 1Maysou. (. W.
Burns. Airs S. N
Burton, Nat. 2 Nobles, Jnrrott
Bridwell, Johnaison Paget, -I. AL 2
Bussey, Enberson Prescoat Den.
Boswell, Mi-s F. Perry H. W. Esq.
Bonham, M. L. Parks & Barker.
Burt, Mirs. S. Philips Rev. Jos.
Berry & Duncan, Pasy Wn.
Baker, Benj. Pruitt B. J.
. C R
C.arpenter, A. Rasser Betij.
C oghurn. J. Al. Rahourn Mrs. Sarah
Contny, Patrick, Riddleliover Gaoo.
Couch, Sarah Iahura, J. W.
Cook, %% in. scal. HoMto Davi .
1 .1. ogcrs 11. A.
Eidioan, Martin Stne Edw.
F Scott IIIrs. . Wlrs 2
Fuller, R. Alsa Stephens Jeoremniah
G, Stone, Jarrot
OaniPngs, B. S. Scigler, Mrs. M.
Griffin. Stowden, Sharpo . Alex.
(lrogg, WVm. Stuart, Thos.
Garret, & resterrk
Gjlaianes, Mrs. E iza Terry. llies
H .' Taylor. inir. Mlartha
lialsobinaPk, D. Thowas, 3o.
4Iicky, Thos9. Poi.Wi1.
.1larisonJohn Taylor, AT.
IlPtcherr B. .. J
lmes, J. It. WRelch, Rev. Jas. E.
IHnviaad, Cathamrine Wilson, Uriah NI.
Holmes. AadersonR. uitt, Mrartis
Holaaes. Mrs. Wyett Williams, BWer
Co & . sen st, Brooks David
Joiner, H. B. Ror th Clerk o the
Lee, W. A. Court
Id' o, MVatilninn. 3t1 .
McLendon. Britton ~Vu,..Moore
lerCollou . . ( . a alis & Frazier.
nartin., . Svj,,, u aCerd ignov.
lit, will ask f r
ar. FrAZER, P. Ht
ane. 4, 3i 831 c 48
ILexigton Fem ale Aadmy.
- i. y,. M. ADDISN, will resune er
. daties an Pricipal ,'J tohs Institution, on
tha firstlonday in January next
Board and Tuition, per Qarter, *40 00
WNvaldlizg (Extra) 301)o
itimes c Piano Forte, extra W) (10
Use rf Pino, 20
Ta-nns FOR DAY Scuoi.ns.
Reading, Spelling & Writing, perqater 4 0
-T'he above with Aritnnetie, Geogi
The above with Ancient and I'enHs
*to At tology, Rthetoric and oie. 6 00
(extra) M. r00
A-oiripetent af.-isuant'is ri, ged. Every at.
-teption will be paid to the inorals and manners of*
tlnosa younv Ladies who inay bd entrunsted to tne'
care of the iincip tai
PaIneta to be wiade qttarterlY mui -7rance.
- DI~JOWiOlm, Buler
~ HE Sulaserihei-s rospestllY. ivite the ati
.and otherr to ter m r ototkhof
Oil all . inds, PFa I ZhDe Couf
Mcndo, Brlttsn WRiul, . ore
Air fuin-R STflRF.s
H AMBUVRG' A ND NU GI'STA.
Their supply 'is licavy, theirnaimortwetgood,
and their a .es frrs le
Pealin entirely ith t e nefdcurers or
oJan. 41porters, the 3 c i sell their 4oo
Lexngo Fesae Acde9.
du lo t as aly roe ite Southerin Country.
Please ll anda eamine.-A
Oar Sir iln. lnanabrarg ik next to It. U 00r.
R & COns. InAugust oppotaeto 0ALL'
orSTOALLe ito itGaes.
IITCII-'N & ROBERTSON.
WiLLIAw It. KITCHESp
n.M RomrnTSOrm . 5.
toMb-tholog, 18eori anIoi 6 0
Nergainworki (extra) 2 0
A optetawitn CI Hi4L sae.rvi ery at
tetinwl e pai t te t rasand manners ot'
.thuselain deswho ma brign erusico tn
care 2oste~ orncpf ale h tcko
.GQQ)S s, Oh baid , (aN . a o
Hfo cEh, aaacroel- ichpie thy i wi heag
anoter to thern lrSodk-othfon ,
Wsindour Gas bsrn s ct
- -ics~s Alu.-ian-Stls,
rTei supplyins heavy, theirtasorte od
and tertele (1 esh,
realnghN elniel wiote Mrnhtneso
or rnalm Cmpoakes, teycan soreth gods,
ash Lwasan ose inth'cSouhr Cuty
Please, elnin ad ookine. sn
Ournitore inityuriue Cto.InJF
Ad& o'.r ,rinle Auton.opte to BEtio.s
Docantarr, 1837 2,1P. h 457
A.JCH RCILL, srivig p ar
*Y -nr po tate).C firmikf.. &(L-. M.
tol a.eoe oin'ersorreale thorsek imnoe t
for1 cah, asolilic withe fohitnga
eant hussorgtnt v i~ Apaic
Kientucky Jens M aDrnO
Drilligs. Be TickinV
The following lines were written by .iss
Cynthia I. Stow, who perished in the sad
andi melancholy wreck of the " Home" in
October las:, and were given to her broi her
a few hours befoire sie embarked on her
fatal voyage. lie has handed them to ti
for publication, of which they are indeed
worthv. There iS a deep melancholy pre
vaiding themt which "is pleasant thouth
mournful to the soul," and one can easily
imagine, almost prophetic of tihe ailietive
event which overtook their gifted aithor.
If the doctrine, that tile dead are the un
wearied witnesses of our conduct,be true,
how beautiful aid touchingly approprtate
anre the first three stanzas!
Miss Stow was a young lady of superior
attainmenre, of well regulated mind, and of
uncommon promise. She wi. elucated in
this city and there aro not a few here who
canl appreciate her worth and sincerely sym
pathise with her relatives in their irrepara
ble loss.-Troy Buclget.
TO MY BROT11.R
When the last rays of twilight's hour,
Fall gently o'er the drooping flower
WhlenC mists are ga thering on the hill,
Nor so'nil is heard save mountain rill
[Then haer!the echo whispering near,
In softest lcetients to thino ear
I lo'e thee, deare-t brother!
Wtensilencer reigns throulh earth and sea,
n ,anur of mnemnory
When music wakes her thrilling tine,
And Atittini winds around thee moan
Their accents bear,. aId ah rz joicc!
For hark ! there comes a well knoii iw voice,
I love thee, dearest brother!
When faney lift her radiant wiinr,
And morning lirds around thee sing
When joy lights up thy beaming eye,
And love's enchantment too is nigh
.Whei cnhu blue waters around thee flow,
Then bear thy sister, breathing low
I love thee, dearest brother!
Should disappointment's withering breath
Consign thy brightest hopes to dcath
Should friendship's trust in boyhood made,
In after years prove faith betrayed ;
Then to thy sister yet return,
For oh, her heart will fondly burn
To clasp her dearest brother!
Should sorrow cloud thy coming years,
And bathe thy prospects all in tears,
Reietuber that the Rainbow's hie
Is bright 'mi' clouds and sunshine too:
Remember though we're dooled to part,
The:e lives one fond and fithiful heart
That loves her dearest brother!
Vmrom t .Mturday Krirs.
Extracts from Col. Knapp's speech deliver
ed at Newark.
The history of the potato is a regular oie.
flee's Encyclopedia states thant lhe poltato
was brought fronm Virgmii by Mir WVahler
Raleigh to I reland,--the wrilcer shiuld
have said from South Amecrica,--in the
latter poutof the sixteenth ceituiry. lie
had no' 'idea of its ever hemng used~ as an
esculent tit tha.t time. It wa oitSnte'd out
to him as a beatifuil flower. anad its hard,
hulby root iwas said byv the ntatives, to pos
sess medical gjtaliuies. lie took it to Ire
laud, where he hadl e-tates pr"euted to
him by (Queen ElizabethI, andl pla~ntedl it in
his garden. Thel flow'r dlid not improv~e by
etiltivation, hat the root grew Ir: eri anid
softer. The potatto int its native bed wias a
coarse grounid tint. The lihought struek rte
pthilosopher to try the poitt as ant eatible,
andil ~ing and roasting it, fouind it by either
process excellent, Ile then gave some
plants to the peasantry, am.d they soot be
.came int a measure, a substitute for bread
whe'n tile harvest was scanty.
TIhe potato was successfully cnltivated in
Irebintd buefore it wa :s thought of in Eng
land. It grewv inito favor by slow de~grees,
atnd was so little knoiwn whetn oor pilgrim
fathers camne to this cotutry, that it was
'lot thioutght of for at crop ini the Nri w R orld.
It would have beetn an e'xcellent thing for
hemt, if they had( beetn negnaintedl withI tho
value of the potato It wias not tuntil I17'9,
that the it ish Potatb reached this country.
A colony of Presbyterian Irish whto settled
in L~ondotnderry, in N. llamlpshiire, broueht
the root with them. These people found
heir ravorite vegetable thrived well inl new
grounnds. By dcegrees their ncighbos came
into the habit of rasing potatoes, but many
years elapsed befbro the culkivation of thein
was generally aiong the yeoainry of this
country. Long after they were held in
coneiipt, nnd tile master mechanuic often
had to stipulate with his apprentice that lie
should not he obliged to eat potatoes. Anl
aged mechanic ouce informed me that he
had raised nine bushels, having at that mne
(1746) a dozen apprentices, but did not
venture to oifler then a boiled potato .with
their ncnt, but left them) in tihe cellar for
tine apprentices to get and roast as they
pleased ; but soon found that he should not
have enough for seed, and locked upl) what
was left. The next year ie raised the
enormous quanitity of thirty bushels; the
neighbliors siared, bit the boys devoured
them the Following 'winter.
Aboit this time some of the gentry
broueght this vegetable on their tables, and
the prejudice against them vanish- d. Thus
by degrees, a taste fimr- them was formed
never to be extinguished. The culture of
the potato is niow well understood: a crop
ieliorates instead of impoverishes the soil.
and the culture can be increased to any ex
lent. Thus by the curiosity of onne lover of
riatinre, and his experinents, has an humble
weed been brought from tle mountain of
:muth Amerien, and spread over Europe
anad North America, until it is enphtically
called tine bread of na ticns." Still the!
cointry Crom whinice it was taken, has been
too ignorant or superstitions to attempt .its
eulntivation until wvithin a few years. Now
el lights of science are chasilng away tine
long deep shadows of tie Andes.
"Rice was broight from India in 1721,
and cultivated, by nay of experiment in S.
Carolina. It succeeded well, and for nanny
years inas the staple article of the State. It
seems strange, but it is no more strange
th-gue ti n vegotnble shouldlea:
moran and.religious inflnepce overthe mninnd
of nan. Bralim'a coulil.t9ever have .en
forced his code offr'eligious rites, mith a
lndred incarnations if:Judia had not a
hounded.in rice plant.'Nhis followers would
have beconei car inverous,. rotiviibstarfding
all the rnys of his glory, and the nwful ex
hibitions. of his might, if ie had not driven
the annials away, and secunred his vegeta
blit kingdom for his'wsorshippers. 'Man is,
in spite of his philosophy, in eieatnire.of tine
earth, and, in a measure, like the chame
leonl takes the hues of his posi ion and food
Th - Cotton plan ws. at Grnt cultivated
as a flower in our gardens,', mind- beautiful
flower it ie. This plant alone has imide t
revoluntion- in the. fimnnces of the world."
Look at the growth and consumption ofthe
l'nited States, and tile ininmnene -manufac
ture of it in Elglad, where it eninot hA
grown, and youovill find i.y assertions true
in tine most ctcidedsense;, -
Asparagits whih is now the dalight-of all as
ani early vcgetabo: sail for whiiej several
miillionns of dollars are paid our gardern an
-nuially is of lItevinltilre in this :eountr'y.
At the time of te'.ret'o Oini l" asp agus
was onlyv cUttivg1ied on'6s'et'.hoa'rd; tis
luiury lnd nIot thQn reaehod. the farnurof
the interior, .
'ntil our purclnae -of Louisiannn. this
cnntry was indefltei to-the Eist snd West
inadies for 'Sugar' ui 'eoh'~y-h
thirteen Unnited States-seugnr'imolasses
w. ere madelt in smnall 11naintiici,I from' corn
stalks, sweet iples, pumapkins, aind maple
trees; but all put together, frrishes but a
smll par ofs.the.Sdgear deannded by the
grear mass of nihe people. Otr people anre
linu of saccharine, onr swseetig, to use our
peculiar ternm for it.
Thie c'orn stalk, line pumpkin atinglthe
sweet aple are givecn nl for 'efrgar and
mohoisses-annd tine m-aplo is f nlllng he'fore
tine axe, anid we must r'ely ona hb sugar
caine alone, utnless w'yecat snbstiute, as in
France, tine sugar beet.' .;Th culture of
thne stinr heeot bhis hnon commiented with
ins, uad piobabtlly wvill bos~uccssful.
/Eropean Que ~jThe Q een of Eng
lnad is just eigh fe e.o'Queen of' Portugal
a mnontht oldet Ue 'en of Spain not
,iute soven, ntn it een,'er jmother.
1 Good One.-A gennlenman re'emntly
lodgeud at a aotel sunmewhenre in thne Middle
States, anid ian tine mnonrning wa's obiservedT
lookling amon a gnnithy ol niedsly cleaned
houts in search of is own
"Wihat kinid of hoots was yonr boots, sir?"
innquired Dilly, j -i
" Quite mew ones,,have yQtl'4een them ?"
"New ontes! wvhy lord bless you1 sit, tine
new boots be0 non~ean hour ago..
A few years ago, the green of a. rich
bachelor in the north of Irelaid, had been
f ejuettly robbed at night, to a very cou
siderable amount; notwithstanding tihe utt
most vigilance of the proprietor nnd his
servants to protect it, and without the
slightest clue being furnished of the detce
tion of the robber.
Effiectillc y and repeatedly bailled by
the ingenuity of the thief or thieves, the
proprictor at length ofTered a reward of
100 pounds Ior the appreheisiton of any
person or persons detected robbiug the
A few days after this proclamation, the
master was at midnight raised from his bed
by. the alarm of a faithful servant "there
was somebody with a lantern crossena the
green." The master starting from his bed
flew to the window.--it was so-lie hurried
on his clothes, armed himself with a pistol
the servant flew to his loadedi musket, and
and they cautiously followed the light. The
person with a lantern (a man) was as they
pproached, on .tip-toe, distinctly seen
stooping and grouping on the ground ; lie
was seen lifting and tumbling the line.
Tho servant fired ; the robber fell. The
man atid iaster nowproceeded to ex-tn
ine the spot. Tie robber was lead; lie was
reeto;i;ized to be a youth of about nine
teen,, who resided a few fields nil. The
linen was ut across; bintdlesof it were
lied tip; and upon searchiug and- exainin
ing farther, tihe servant in the presence of
tihe master, picked tip a pea-knife, with the
name of the unhappy youth engraved upon
the handle. The evidence was conclusive
for in the morning the lantern was acknowl
edged by tIhe afilicted and impliented father
of the boy to be his lantern. Defenee was
The faithful servant received the hi
dred poiundsi; reward, and was besides pro
tmtuted to be the confidettial overseer of
the, emblish mn.-. -
This faithful servanit, the .eatial
overseer, was shortly oftier proved to havo
hec, hiniselr the thief. and was haiged at
Dundalk for tionirderof tbeyouth Whoin
It appeared uldi ihe elenrest evidernce,
and by the dying c-nfession and description
of the wretch hims'elf, th't all this cireihii
stantial evidenlce was preconcertvd by him.
not only to screen lialnself from tme 11pi
totion of .irtncr robberies, .but o get.the
The dulco tho vietun he chose for this
diiabolical - urposo startless, alTection
ate an1d obligigg. The boy had a favour
ite kulifo i.p~anknifo with tilame ongra ved
uponits di(lelO./1i 't'suctpfh.ibs fien'd na
to coax -hin to gve.hni th kpIfo a'alecy
sake.o: Qn Oe.veni.ng- ofirh'o fatal dayihe
misereant prepar.edthegbloach green, tile
thieatryo~f k'hiye~atthely tragedly, for- hit2
performqicc f 1 tore the linen froi the
pegs ini some pla:lie en - ti- ncross'- in,
others; ho -tirned itu4 in leaps I hted
it up in bund.iife sif Fohuly to so reneed
alid ,placed theirdvourit knif , the. kaa -
sake, tn one o trtie'tis lhe ad imialf
rride,. . -oh'tnne
1atters lhein ths'rieparl, hIe Invited
thojevoted fdutr'thto pper, and asthe
mihtS wer darkbe'told hit to hl in tie
ayqtern to;. ight-' hillno. At suppe'r,
or after he ar-initly inriied the conv'ersationl
upjoni the favu itrite knuile; which ho ffrecird
with great enncern tormiss, asid- iretending
that thio last fracolleetion he had of it, was
nsmg-stt ott a liaartiidar spot of the bleeelh
green, desr"n'nthat apot io the. obliging
boy. aind beggod hiun'to see if it was there
lLe lit the Lanterns~ wich lie hid bee.n de:.
sired to bring fwith Ihim to lightt himt homn',
and withe alacrtt proceeded otn his fatal er
As soon ns hi Jonmster saw htis vIctim
conilplethly in thi snar-e, he gatve ilhe alarm
and the knelaneholly crime described wvas
Could th'ered havie been posibly a strong
or ease of ci dumitantial1 evidencen thaii thii4!
The young man seoemed netna~llyecanghit ini
the finet. There was thme knife with Ih
saime oni. it ; the linen cut, tied up in i,. .
dies, niidl the limjiitraknowledgedl by hi
fnther. Thie timtne, jiast mnidntight. -VTe
*mister htimself 'prosenit, a mitn of' theo fairest
eliiyneter;-the servanat of itlemishe rcl ep
1your iiunst uip" a'.sked an ently
visiter of the a rfs ofl Rhodford' vaet
"Yes, dir," u4 c' e felllw~ .wi great
inncece;': t he bttler iand I carried /tim
try abont three o'clok~
CThrop Cloilin.-TJhe very btest snpera
fmne black and lla cloth coatts, are iadvertis
ed in the Lonon anners9 ne ?2 T-.102
A litory of.culousy is thus related in a
"While) onl service in Piedimnt, I was
detnehed with a party ofdaigoons. into theq
woods that skirt the vale of Sesta. to pre
veit the smlugling that went on there.
Upon arriviig lit night, in iliat-. i!41 Imd de. -
olate tract, I perceivib-namong tie eces the
ruins of an old ehnteniu, which I entered.-.
To my great surprise it was inhabited. I
found within it a noblemiian of the couitrv.
lie was a person of an inauspicious apipei
alce, allout six feet high and forty years tf
age. lIe grufllv supplied me w:th a coupla
of rooms. Aiy billeting olicer nud I n
mused ourselves there with nmsic. Afrer
a few days we discovered lint this irnn had
a remale in his custody, hom wo laugh
1ngly enlled Camiilla. We were far froI,
suspecting the horridi truth. li about six
weelk she dieda I felt an imipilse of mel
anicholy entriosity to see le in her coffmn.
I gave a gratnity to the monk Iho had
ehlarge of her relinius; and towards mid
Ilight, tuder the-pretext of sprinkling hzolv
water. he iltrodutcedi me into tile ebta,)d
wIIher she lay. I found there one of those
inngniificenti figures which contiine iCluti
fil even in the bosom of denth. She had
a Inargc aquiline rose, whose contour, so
expressive at one of elevation anid tenlcr
ness, I never Can forget. I quitted tihe
mournful spot. Five years after, with a
detachment of my regiment which escor-teil
the emperor when le went to be crowned
king of Italy, I contrived to learn the whole
story. I was iold that the jenlous htusbanld.
count --;hnd frund, nnatched to his wife's
bed, an Engish watch, the prorerty of a
Yoing nn of the little town in which tlcv
resided. On t bat very day lie carried hlu-r
of' te the ruined chateau, in the midst of tie
woods of Sesta. lie answered not a svila
ble buit ill answer to ill her entreaties, le
coldly and sileltly showed her the English
watelh, which lie always kepit about bli per
with Tier. At length sie *:.-r o
eart, in tihe flower of her age. iTIe hus
ba.3f made an attelpr t-ltah tlic owucr 4f
thin eh-i-i d hil-fled to Geoa-:
threw inimseIf on board a ship, and ha:s
never smice ICeeI lieard of."
The following acconat is given-by M..
Curtisqm i his -'Observations oin the Prese..
vnion of HenIth," of Thoinas Parr,Taged
12 yCns: lie wis bori in Shropshire. iii
1S3, in the roign'01'Edivard IV. and diCd
in the SiTrairl, Loiidon; i i 1i3. H e livcd
ih the reigns of temkings and quCens; nild
was uiried in - Wesumiunsler A bbey. - loI
seens to aqove been a man of solitvilint
I grif constitution fr'om the rest of the
hun spe egs; for a pierson who had sece
linnibscrihd im thus:
"1romi lid ti foot, his body hii11all ov-r'
A <jiickset, thich.t, at' ral iry cover."
. short time before his djuth,^ te 'Was
hkion lit to:London by the eirl of Artndel,
and'enrried to court.. '-The king (Charles 1)
sail to haim, 'q hadi lived longer ilian
other tI-cogiwbtlave you dotte more thnn
wo e nia. iie hl~reidjdcpenc
ilem s a dredyears old," His
e gevity are these: ' Keepyour
hlmd -.conil.by teinperinte, 30r feet warm
ly aerse;irsescnrly, anld go. sooni to bed;
adi ~ gre tnlie b6 e fat,. keep your.
eye peand your: month shut," or in
oth~er wortds. "be ntiod orate bo)lh in -our
sldep andl diet." If Parr -reidter
comnie~indationis hecre expressend, it is not tit
all surprising that he attained si) great ann
nge, inasmutcha as they are ini *tiict :iecor -
dance wvitht physiooient~ priniaphes. Wtheni
his biody waR disseeted, tall htis inwnird parts
appeared so henlthy, thlit, if lie hiade nOt.
changed is diet atnd air, he iit pirohni
lily hnvio lived n'goodi ni hie loupr. A it n,:
cont'tof thle pereou andi dis.eetioni of Parr
'was written by' the celeh r-iied H:m-ev.
.(CoLI-nua : lDee.:~:1.
plzayed wild n~ erk wvimh the~ 7iil[:ilnid re-.
We uler.taind inearmly ndi Ilte .aw sM ilis ;
hiviity liltve been scmrmisly injrei
somec, we leairn, wholly swepit Iinrny. Thie.
iUridge ini ( irnrd..nd another on Ui Crix.
St Mary's round all the Dridigesexp.
Hlobdy's on the Mnlberry, aire gonme. A ver
great quantity of wvaler fell doit:. .i; :a
Initd nlight perhaps na much(4 as we hav-e everl
kno~wn in ithe snme t iime, Someiic tears w ere
entertainedl oni Mniiday teniine t:r thio
ahiniment of our iiridge, liut it was not i
Mtniuderstanduii t bar n erious anecident
ilhippened to the Stage?( fri-omI Montgomiierv
to Tuisenilonii Aln. tin the 2tih nit. Whi
punging near Gre-en boro' n tree tin the cond
sidde fell iipoi tihe sta mi "~i twit f th le pa
songrs wre di~c.--Ju-gumt ('.,