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From the Richmond Enquirer.
The Effect of Douglas' Coercion
Doctrine at the South.
Tho excitement at the South has been
greatly increased by the bloody coercion
doctrine enunciated by Douglas in his re?
cent speeches :
A Protest.?Tho undesigned, citizens
of the Southern States, accidentally as?
sembled at the White Sulphur Springs,
have read with much surprise the speech
of Judge Douglas, recently delivered at
Norfolk, and being many of them too re?
mote from ther homes, to take part in
any public expression of opinion there,
deem it due to themselves to make known
in this manner their dissent from its doc?
In his address, Mr. Douglas declares
that if the Southern States (not a part but
all) shall secede from tho Union, upon tho
inauguration of Abraham Lincoln, it will
bo the duty of the President of tho Uni?
ted Statos, who, in tho caso supposed,
will be Lincoln, by arms to punish or
subdue them, and that ho will counsel him
to do, and aid him to do so by all the
means in his power.
Now as thoro is a largo party at tho
North avowing the most implacable hos?
tility to tho institutions of the South,
whoso candidate for the Prosidoncy is
Mr. Lincoln, this declaration of Mr.
Douglas is in effect, that the election of a
man to the Presidency of tho United
States, by the votes alone of one section,
who is pledged to use all tho powers of
the Government for tho destruction of
the rights and property of the other sec?
tion, would not justify the weaker in re?
sistance, but that if in such an event tho
fifteen Southern States should assume to
determine on the extent of their danger,
and to quietly withdraw from it, he
should regard their action as revolt, and
as such to be puuished with all the force
of tho Government. Than this wc con?
ceive of no doctrino more dangerous to the
South. It confounds resistance to estab?
lished law by individuals, which it would
be tho duty of the Chief Magistrate to
punish, with the peaceable secession of
States from a compact no longer consis?
tent with tho interest or existence of its
constituents; but it troats tho Union as a
porpotual bond, exacting unconditional
submission forever from a weaker to a
stronger section. It strips the States of
the chief attribute of sovereiirntv. to wit:
the right to dctcrmino when their exis-.
tenco is put to hazard, as to tho means
necessary to their preservation, and af?
firms that, while it is legitimate in the
.^-Bgoplo of the North havinjf>cre>**v"a
General Government, through it, to in?
flict upon the States of the South what?
ever wrongs it may bo consistent with
their interest or feeling to impose, it
would be treason in the people of the
South to obey the order of their States in
opposition to Federal authorit}-.
Fraught with error as this doctrine is,
subversive ofthat constitutional theory in
which alone the rights of the States are to
bo found, it has at this moment, and un?
der, the circumstances, a bloody signifi?
cance. The enemies of the South in the
Northern States have selected Abraham
Lincoln to lead them in the "irrepressible
Conflict'' which he has proclaimed. Mr.
Seward, the most distinguished counsel?
lor of Mr. Lincoln, declares at Boston
? that the election of Lincoln is sure, that
with it the power of slavery will end,
and that the "irrepressible conflict" will
be pressed to its infamous and blood}'
At such a moment, the proclamation of
such sentiments by Judge Douglas, (com?
ing immediately after Seward's Boston
speech,) uttered here at the South, and
addressed to tho citizens of a Stato whose
Executive declared to General Jackson
that Federal troops should only cross her
border over the bodies of her sons, by a
man from the North, from tho neighbor?
hood of Lincoln himself, the candidate
for tho Presidency, volunteering his
counsel to Lincoln, and in the event of
his election, his aid to wage war upon
our people, and to slay them iu battle as
rebels, or hang them in cold blood as
traitors, if they shall render obodience to
State rather than Federal authority, is
repugnant to every sense of right, and
merits from the people of the South tho
severest rebuke. Such a rebuke we sin?
cerely hope will be given the doctrine and
its author at the November election.
James Lyons, Richmond City; John
Perkins, Louisiana j Allen S. Izard, South1
Carolina ; H. K. Burgwyn, North Caro?
lina; H. E. Runnels, Texas; Edward
Haile, Florida; L. W. Spratt and John
Cunningham, South Carolina; E. Y.
Barksdale, George R. Drummond, John
Miars and E. C. Thomas, Virginia; J. G.
Keitt, South Carolina; A. E. Blakely and
John G. Griffin, Virginia; A. B. Hencgan,
Charles Irby, F. M. E. Fant, J. Dantzler,
and W. Ederington, South Carolina; Philip
Howerton, Virginia; Wm. H. Ten-ill,
Bath County, Va.; N. F. Bbwe, Robert
M. Taylor, Georgo M. Bates, John W.
Street, W. A. Street, and H. R Tomlin,
Virginia; Wm. Polk, Louisiana; W. E.
Johnson, South Carolina; John Prossor
Tabb and Miers W. Fisher, Virginia; Le
land Noel, Mississippi; Langdou Cheves
and Wm. C. Bee, South Carolina; Whar
ton J. Green, North Carolina; Edward
G. Satchel! and Geo. F. Wilkins, .Virginia;
A. Saltmnrsh, Alabama; Joseph A. Graves,
Virginia; Thos. B. Lynch. South Carolina;
*Wm. R. Peck, Louisiana: J. A. Eiddick,
W. A. Seiden, and John A. Seiden, Vir?
ginia; G. B. Singletary, North Carolina.
We select the following items of Texas
news from our New Orleans exchanges :
The Henderson Times announces that
the Vigilance Committee found Green
Hcrndon and his servant girl guilty of
burning that town, and . t hey were hung
on the night of the 2;")th ult.
The Tyler (Smith county) Reporter, of
the 28th ult., says : '; Fine rains have fal?
len at this place during the past week.
New feelings seem to animate the people.
The rains, though too lute to affect tho
much injured cotton crop, will do much
good by reviving vegetation, which wdl
improve the condition of our stock before
the winter sets in."
The Marshall Republican, of the 1st
inst., says an infantry and cavalry com?
pany have been organized in that place.
The same paper says : '; The rain seems
to have set in in earnest. Day after day
it continues to pour down in torrents. If
it continuos thus, we will soon have navi?
gation. With a heavy crop of turnips,
and rieh fall and winter pastures, our
planters may be able to got along until
another crop is made; although with the
realization of the best prospects, the times
arc bound to be hard ; such times ?.s have
never before been felt in Texas since an?
The report that a man was taken out
of jail at Gilmor, in Upshur county, and
hung in the vicinity of that town, by a
mob, turns out to be true. The hanging
took place on the 14th ultimo. The man's
name was Morrison. Ho had been lodged
in the Upsher county jail, charged with
stealing a negro woman from a Mr. Farris,
near Pittsburg, Upshur county. After he
was placed in jail, seventy-five citizens of
the counties of Wood, Hopkins and Titus
made their appearance, called a meeting
of the citizens of Gilmer. and demanded
that Morrison should be delivered up to
thorn. A public meeting was convened to
consider its propriety. A. U. Wright was
called to the chair, and E. W. Ford ap?
pointed Secretary. Hon. Jonathan Rus
soll, in behalf of tho seventy-five, ex?
plained tho object of the meeting. It is
alleged that Morrison had been engaged
in inciting the negroes to insurrection in
tho abovo counties. We presume the
people were satisfied of his guilt, for he
was given up and hung. We expect he
was a depraved, bad man.
The Quitman Herald says of him:
- Morrison, from whi^^wji^a?.lL-U*i^?:^ tt.IA
about twenty-eight years of age., rather
small in form and of fair complexi on. He
was married to his wife in Indiana, but
removed to this State from Kansas, (where
he was a participant in the troubles with
the Freesoil party,) and first settled in
Montague county. He had beoa living
in Winnsborough in this county for sev?
eral months, and was a well-digger by
trade. Lately he hud abandoned his wife
and had been working in the neighbor?
hood of Pittsburg in Upshur county. He
confessed decoying oft'the negro, and also
to stealing a watch and other articles of
value, which were found as he directed."
The CJalveston Civilian has received a
letter from Capt. W. S. Taylor, who has
command of a patrol company, in Mont?
gomery county, giving somo .of tho cir?
cumstances which led to the suspicion
that property was in danger in that coun?
ty about the 1st ult.
The negroes on the plantation of Judge
Goldthwaite and many others have con?
fessed, without compulsion, and aparttrom
each other, that four white men were en?
camped in tho San Jacinto bottom pre?
vious to that time, and had frequent in?
terviews with the slaves. The white men
did not give their names, and the negroes
all say that they never before saw them
in the country. These men promised a
large number of white men to assist the
negroes, and told them to burn the town
of Montgomery, at night, steal the money
they could; and promised to aid them in
escaping to a free territory, or Mexico.
There seems to bo doubt that such white
men wcro concoaled in tho thicket; and
Capt. Taylor thinks thoir object was to
steal negroes, burn, and plunder, and
leave tho impression that abolitionists
were at the bottom of the work. This,
the Civilian thinks, has been tho caso in
most other counties whore those troubles
havo boon experienced. Kidnappers and
robbers havo been the main instigators of
Wealth-Creators.?Whereforo is it
then that the creators of all wealth arc
tho poor ? The poor man and laborer,
which is wealth-creator, are synonymous
terms? That those whose labor first
causes the earth to yield its produce, and
then converts that produce inte? every ne?
cessary, evory comfort, every convenience,
evety luxury, and every means of enjo}r
ment, and yet, though thus consuming
next to nothing of all the riches they cre?
ate, and still continuing to create riches,
still continue to be, proverbially, the poor ?
* * * * The distress of the
laboring classes is a phrase so commonly
in use, that we hear it without surprise;
yea, when translated into tho language of
literal truth, what a strange anomaly does
it convey?the poverty of the creators of
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A Dual Executive.
We find in the Winnsboro Register, the
following communication. It is from the
pen of Mr. E. G-. Palmer, Jr.:
A Dual Executive.?Lincoln and Ilam
lin, the sectional candidates of a sectional
party, will have evidently to be chosen, if
chosen at all, by a sectional majority, Pre?
sident and Vice-Prcsidcnt of the United
Such a result would go to prove con?
clusively the necessity of an organic
change in the Executive Department of
the Federal Constitution, namely : that of
a Dual Executive, a Northern and a
Southern. Each would bo elected by a
distinct constituenc}', and each would
represent the opinions of his respective
constituency whenever he might be called
upon to approve the acts of Congress,
which would, of course, have to bo done
by both concurringly before such acts be?
come Federal laws.
An organic change of this kind would
have the effect of restoring the equilibri?
um that will have been lost betwoen the
two sections, by simply giving to each
section a negative upon the action of the
other, a mutual negative that would cause
necessarily all Federal legislrtion to take
the form of an intcrsectional compromise,
would be in perfect consonance with the
equitable spirit of tho Federal Constitu?
tion. The framcrs of that instrument, to
prevent the smaller States from being op?
pressed by the larger, so judiciously or?
ganized ths legislative departments as to
preserve the perfect equality of the States.
In ordor to prevent the stronger sec?
tion from oppressing the weaker, experi?
ence has shown, that, to this generation,
belongs the work of so re-organizing the
Executive Department as to preserve the
equality of the sections.
The equalization of the States was the
task of our ancestors, the equalization of
the sections is our task.
First of all, however, tho amending
power of the Federal Constitution has to
be invoked, and should it be so invoked
to no purpose, then it would be obvious
that South Carolina could no longer con?
sistently with safety continue in a Con?
federacy that would he governed by a
sectional majority already committed to
consolidation as its primary policy and to
abolition as its ultimate.
Such a Government, it is superfluous to
add would be nothing more than an arbi?
trary despotism with Republican sym?
L::t Us Organize for tiik Protection
of tiik So'uth.?Tho following \rc copy
with pleasure from the Wilmington Jour
"We understand that during the past
week a Philadelphia 'Wide-Awake Club,"
numbering eight or nine hundred, learn?
ing that a number of Southern gentlemen
were stopping at the Continental Hotel,
called a halt in front of that establish?
ment, making infernal and diabolical
noises, intermingled with cheers for John
Brown and groans for the Southerners.
-These Wide-Awakes are the drilled
police of tlic Lincoln array?they arc ac?
tually drilled?taught to march?to go
through the manual?to rally at the word,
and they make their boasts that they can
immediately substitute muskets for their
lantern poles. It is about time we had a
good deal more organization in North
Carolina. There never was such need for
it. The conflict i:, coming. Even subr
mission cannot avert it long.
"New York, too, dopendent as she has
been and is upon Southern trade, hardly
makes an effort to prevent the collision.
They are assured that in no case will the
South resist. That's what makes them
rampant. The denunciation of disunion
ism hurled against tho trno Democrats at
the South, imparts confidence to the ag?
gressive abolition feeling at the North, un?
til it can no longer bo restrained, and, in?
deed, few seem anxious to restrain it.
"In every case North, and indeed
South, Mr. Douglas and his peculiar friends
have opposed any fusion or co-operation
for the defeat of Lincoln. We have little
to hope for in that way. AVc must be
ready for any and every emergency. We
have no confidence in the Dean Rich?
mond, Now York and Albany Regency,
and indeed we are beginning to have less
confidence in more politicians generally
than we used to have."
Hunii Miller.?When employed as ma?
son, it was usual for his fellow-workmen
to have an occasional treat of drink, and
one day two glasses of whiskey fell to his
share, which he swallowed. "When he
reached home, ho found on opening his
favorite book?Bacon's Essays?that the
letters danced before his eyes, and that
he could no longer master the sense.
" The condition," he says, " into which I
had brought myself was, I felt, one of de?
gradation. I had sunk by my own act,
for the time, to a lower level of intelli?
gence than that on which it was my priv?
ilege to be placed; and though the state
could have been no very favorable one for
forming a resolution, I in that hour de?
termined that I should never again sacri?
fice my capacity of intellectual enjoyment
to a drinking usage; and, with God's help,
I was enabled to hold by the determina?
When Aristotle was asked what were the
advantages of learning, ho replied: "It is
an ornament to a man in prosperity, and a
refuge in adversity."
Oh, 'jtod! that my strong heart should feel
Such internes? of woe,
That I thus wrecked in life, should kneel
Before so weak a blow.
Thai every higher aim in life,
Or wish, or thought, or care,
Should by this agony and strife,
B; changed to such despair.
Now all is blank, and dark, atid drear?
No hope, no fear, no love?
No guiding star my path to cheer,
No thought of an above.
The day breaks to me, and I hear
That brightly shines the sun ;
The night, too, comes; they but appear
To me as only one.
They say that summer flowers arc fair,
That birds arc on the wing,
Thnt balmy is the evening air,
That it is beauteous spring;
Bin. unto me there is no glow
Which summer can impart?
I o ily feel, with bitter woe,
Tis winter in my heart.
The sunny day and starry night
May change to clouds and rain,
But still tiic bright and softened light
To each comes back again.
Al is! I may no more be gay ;
Bliss harbingers but care;
A night lias darkened on my day,
And left me but despair.
My friends, my proven friends of yore,
Speak kindly to mc now?
Aye, kinder than they did before,
And gaze upon my brow
As though they thought some hidden weight
Was pressing on my brain.
Some far too stern decree <>i fate,
Some deeply written pain.
Oil, God .' to think my pride of soul,
My vaunted strength of will,
Can now no more my hopes control,
No more my pulses thrill?
? nd yet, I cannot help but own
That 'tis a just, decree,
Since I did give to her alone
The worship due to thee.
Death-bed Scenes.?Tho rich Cardinal
Bcauforl said: "And must I die! Will
not all my riches save me! I could pur?
chase the kingdom, if that would prolong
my life. Alas! there is no bribing death."
A i English nobleman said: "I have a
splendid passage to the grave; I die in
state, and languish under a guildcd cano?
py; T um expiring on sofl und downypil
Iow.-;. and am respectably attended by my
servants and physicians; my dependents
sigh; my sisters weep; my father heads
beneath a loud of grief and years; mylovo
ly wife, pale and silent, ^amenlr, her in?
most anguish; my friend, who was as my
Ouii soul, suppresses his sighs, and leaves
me, to hide his secret grief. Rut. 0!
which of them* will bail mc from the arrest
of death? Who can descend into the
dark prison of the grave with me? Here
they all leave me, after having paid a few
idle ciivinoni *s to the breathless clay
which may lie reposed in state, while my
soul, my only conscious part, may stand
trembling before my Judge."
The celebrated Talleyrand on Iiis death?
bed was visited by Louis Phillippe, King
of tlie French. "How do you feel?" said
the King; the answer was : -Sire, 1 am
suffering the pangs of the damned."
Sir Thomas Scott said : "Until this mo?
ment I believed that there was neither a
God nor a hell. Now I know and feel
that there are both, and I am doomed to
perdition by the just judgment of the Al?
A rich man. when dying, was informed
by his physician that he should prepare
for the worst. "Cannot I live for a
week ?" "No," said the doctor, "you
will probably continue but a little while."
'?Say not so," said the dying man. ?? I
will give you a hundred thousand dollars
if you will prolong my life three days;"
hui: in less than an hour he was dead.
Educate your Daughters.?A writer
When I lived among the Choctaw In
ditins, I held a consultation with one of
their chiefs respecting the successive sta?
ges of their progress in the arts of civilized
life ; and among other things he informed
me at their first start they fell into a great
mistake ?they only sent their boys to
They became intelligent men, but they
married uneducated and uncivilized wives,
and the uniform result was, that the chil?
dren were all like the mother; and soon
the father lost his interest in both wife
and children. ' And now,' says he, 1 if wo
could educate one class of our children,
we would choose tho girls?for when they
become mothers, they would educate their
sons.' This is to the point and it is true.
No nation can become fully and perma?
nently civilized and enlightened, when the
mothers are not, to a good degree, quali?
fied to discharge the duties of home edu?
Long Sermons ?Rev. Wm Taylor, in
his late work, "The Model Preacher,''
says: "Often when a preacher has driv?
en a nail in a sure place, instead of clinck
ir g it, and securing well the advantage,
he hammers away till he breaks the head
oif, or splits the board."?Witness.
We somewhere read of a brother who
was about to preach to another's church,
asking the pastor how long his people
would listen with interest.' The pastor
?eplied, he had never tried them and
would advise him not to.
Depauted Blessings.?It is often said,
and with great truth, that we rarely per?
ceive the value of our blessings till they
are taken from us. The preciousness of
health is seldom realized till disease and
languor invade our frame. The common
comforts of life are scarcely thought of
with grateful feelings till we are denied
them. Then we sigh for their return,
and enjoy their recovery with a relish un?
Above all, never do we appreciate
friends and relatives as when they have
taken leave of us and gone to the land of
spirits. "Wo have seen the family bereav?
ed of a mother, or sister, or wife. The
funeral rites are performed and the body
is in its resting place beneath the sod.
Day after day passes but the gloom is not
dispersed. The grief lingers there and
hangs around the vacant chair. We miss
her at the morning meal?wo miss her at
the evening fireside. Every object re?
minds us of her. Here is the book she
cherished; there the flower she watched
and watered. The tones of her voice?
the beam of her eye, the sunshine of her
countenance, are ever before us. We
sigh, but she answers not. We long for
one little word of love from her lips, but
it is unbroken. We think of her ways,
her virtues, of everything but her failings,
and we wonder that we loved her no
more while living, we lament that we ev?
er grieved or wounded one so gentle and
These thoughts should lead us to prize
those who love us. while they are yet
with us, for. he assured, we shall mourn
bitterly over our neglect, our harshness,
our wrong doing, when the grave has
closed over them.
Mind Against Mind.?There is a
strong disposition in men of opposite
minds to despise each other. A grave
man cannot conceive what is the use of
wit in society; a person who takes a
strong common sense view of the subject,
is for pushing out by the head and she uld
ers, an ingenious theorist who catches at
the slightest and faintest anologies ; and
another man who scents the ridiculous
from afar, will hold no commerce with
him who tests exquisitely the line feeling
of the heart, and is alive to nothing else;
whereas, talent is talent, and mind is
mind, in all its branches! Wit gives to
life one of its best flavors; common sense
leads to immediate action, and gives so?
ciety its daily motion; large and compre?
hensive views its annual rotation ; ridi?
cule chastises fi>JJy and imprudence, and
keeps men in their proper sphcro j subtle?
ty seizes hold of the fine threads of truth;
analogy darts away to the most sublime
discoveries ; feeling paints all the exquis?
ite passions of man's soul, and reward
him by a thousand inward visitations for
the sorrow that comes from without.
God made it all! It is all good ! We
must not despise no sort of talent; they
all have their separate duties and uses;
all the happiness of man for their object;
they all improve, exalt, and gladden life.
Death in Childhood.?Few things ap?
pear so very beautiful as a very young
child in its shroud. The little innocent
face looks so sublimely simple and confi?
ding among the cold terrors of death?
crimeless. and fearless, that little mortal
has passed alone under the shadow, and
oxplorertthc mystery of dissolution. There
is death in its sublimest and purest image
?no hatred, no hypocrisy, no suspicion,
no care for the morrow ever darkened
that little face ; death has come lovingly
upon it; there is nothing cruel in its vic?
tory. The yearnings of love, indeed, can?
not be stifled, for the prattle, and smiles,
and little world of thoughts that arc so
delightful, arc gone forever. Awe, too,
will overcast us in its presence, lor we are
looking on death ; but we do not fear the
lonely voyager?for the child has gone,
simple and trusting, into the presence of
its all-wise Father, and of such we know.
is the Kingdom of Heaven.
The Night Shadows.?A wonderful i
fact to reflect upon, that every human crea?
ture is constituted to be a profound secret
mystery to every other. A solemn con?
sideration, when I enter a great city by
night, that every one of those darkly clus?
tered houses incloses its own secret; that
every room in every one of them incloses
its own secret; that every beating heart
in the hundreds of thousands of breasts
there is, in some of its imaginings, a secret
to the heart nearest to it! Something of
the awfulness, even of death itself, is refer?
able to this. My friend is dead, my neigh?
bor is dead, my love, the darling of my
soul, is dead; it is the inexorable consol?
idation and perpetuation of tho secret that
was always in that individuality, and
which I shall carry in mine to my life's
end. In any of the burial places of this
city through which I pass, is there a sleep?
er more inscrutable than its busy inhabi?
tants are, innermost personality, to me,
or than I am to them ?
Somo young ladies, feeling aggravated
by the severity with which their friends
speculated on their gay plumes, necklaces,
rings, etc., went to their pastor to learn
" Do you think," said they, " there is
any impropriety in wearing these things?"
" By no means," was the prompt reply,
" when the heart is full of ridiculous no?
tions, it is well enough to hang out a
Old Fashion.?It is a curious fhct
worth mentioning, that among the relics
of art disinterred by Layard from the
ruins of Nincvah, may be seen various
ornamental devices exactly like some of
the fashions of our own day. Among the
rings and bracelets, for instance, of which
Layard made accurate drawings, may bo
seen patterns -which look as if mxtnufao
tu red from tho designs of London and
Paris jewellers of tho present day. la .
one of the engravings of Layard's re^
searches, we have a drawing of a horse?
man with his riding-whip, the handle of
winch is a gazelle's foot, exactly like the i
present fashion, as it is frequently seen,
in the finish of hunting whips. Verily,
there is nothing new under the sun, tele"
graphs and steam engines excepted.
Mental Agriculture.?What stubbing,
plowing, digging, and harrowing is to land,
that thinking, reflecting, and examining
is to the mind. Each has its proper cul?
ture ; and as the land that is suffered to lie
waste and wild for a long time will be
overspread with brushwood, brambles,^
thorns, and such vegetables, which have
neither use nor beaut}*, so there will not
fail to sprou* up in a neglected, uncultiva
ted mind a great number of prejudices and:
absurd opinions, which owe their origin
partly to the soil itself, the passions, and
imperfections of the mind of man, and
partly to those seeds which chance to be
scattered in it by every wind of doctrine
which the cunning of states, the singular?
ity of pedants, and the superstition of
fools shall raise.
Srcret of Greatness.?It was a noble
and beautiful answer of Queen Victoria
that she gave to an African prince, who
sent an cmbassage with costly presents,
and asked her in return to tell bhn tbe
secret of England's greatness and England's
glory. The beloved Queen sent him, not*'
the number of her fleet, not the number of
her armies, not the account of her bound
loss merchandise, not the details of her in?
exhaustible wealth. She did not, like
Uezckiah, in an evil hour, show the cm
bassador her diamonds and her rich orna-;
ments. but, handing him a beautifully
hound copy of the Bible, she said, "Tell
the Prince that this is the secret of En?
Hat;: Not.?Hate not. It is not worth
while. Your life is not long enough
to make it pay to cherish ill-will or bard
thoughts towards any one._What if this
Livuii huo iUw*fcrn~y?u in your time of
need, or that one having won your utmost
confidence, your warntest love, has Con?
cluded that he prefers to consider and
treat you as a stranger? Let it all pass.
What difference will it make to you in a
few years, when you go hence to the "un?
discovered country?" All who ill-treat
you now will be more sorry for it then,
than you even in your deepest disappoint
ment and grief, can be.
A man who marries now-a-daysmarries
a great deal, lie not only weds himself
to a woman, but a laboratory .of prepared
chalk, a quintal of whalebone, eight coffee
bags, four baskets of novels, one poodle
dog, and a lot of weak nerves that will
keep four servant girls and three doctors
around the house the whole.ble&sed time.
Whether the fun pays for tho powder is a
matter for debate.
Equity.?An eternal rule of right, im?
planted in the heart. What it asks for
ourselves, it is willing to grant to others.
It not only forbids us to do.wrcng to the
meanest of God's creatures, but it teach?
es us to observe the golden rule, "AH
things whatsoever ye would .that men
should do unto you, do ye even so unto
Three millions of cubic feet of masonry
are in the Victoria Bridge! That is to
say. if turned into lineal measure it would
reach 510 miles, or as a solid, would form
a pyramid 215 feet high, having a base of
215 feet square.
A lecturer on chemistry mentioned that
a certain quantity of caloric (heat) was
found in snow, an Irishman among the au?
dience gravely asked how many snow?
balls it would take to boil a tea-kettle !
Of all earthly music, that which reaches
the farthest into Heaven is tho beating of
a loving heart,
Fashion is tho race of the rich to get
away from the poor, who follow as fastas
It is stated that the Great Eastern, on
her outward passage, averaged nearly
fourteen knots an hour.
Quiet conscience gives quiet sleep.
Richest is he that wants least.
Boasters are cousins to liars.
Confession makes half amends.
Always speak the truth.
Make few jwomises.
Live tvp to your engagements.
Have no very intimate friends.
Virtue is mother of happiness.
Modesty is a guard to virtue.
Boughs that bear most hang lowest.
Keep your own secrets, ifyouhav&any.
Keep good company, or none.
Prize character more than reputation.
Look in the face the man you speak to.
Drink no intoxicating liquor.
Never speak lightly of Religion.
Never play at any game of hazard.
Never got in debt. .
i Never spend monoy until you make it.