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. ulnnlnn'Mj llf.1 in like Uie uuiutarroso,' la uiilreHul
' Ijradmtppcl, and froqnomly foiiml In the perHxllMlof
) tub day.' Hl iolUlc arc rorpoUcu', ,lil l ire Ta'iii
, ucuuibor tin slr)lvit of Booksollcrs, whilst Uila
Rain, racognlfted troo )ootry een In'fimlt flmlliiR
' Eiigland, promlaci to rul)tiln) hl o.umo In ltfontrjr
' Immiutnllly. Ho. Hill probably b kuown ly It lufu
- turoaeon, a Wolfs Islii hll burlut of Sir John Moore,,
arid Gray by his Elcjry.' , '".' , " '
Ills not, however, so well known tlint a liiily of
riuUlinore met IhedislinpuUlioiladvm-utu In the Court
of the Muses, and roplled tlli ranch force and nl
iiio equal boauty,., As the tunjs of each aro nut
fouiuj.lu ccfinieillou,. II is projiosvu. V Hive luona 01
. Wildo.aeparaU!ly,,and iu a. similar., way li0 lunys
answer In reply: ' ' 1 ''''
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'." . fy",lfo Tslitothi) siimiuerroso'"' .' . ;
;,,' iXliatopona to Hie mornlnfr sky, . , .
lint ore lite shades of eVcnlng flne,-' 1
ts Muttered on the, ground to die.
, 4 Vut,on Unit roue's hunible'beil, , 4 itTi , , '
', TliMWeulesl dowa of night aro abed, ,; ,,' .y ,
vAslf alio wept such waste to suet " , ' I
But nonft Shall er Mr fof me. , r '
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'' "' The j .ws'of nigbt may full from Uoaroti ', i
Upon the wlther'd rose's bod,
And Karsorrond reftlrei belwn .1 .
i"' 3. Tomonrn thevlrtnosof thodeadi ' . 'y
"Yef morning's Sun tlio dews will dry ,' .: f
., , ," AndleaMWlll fade from sorrow's uye, . . ,
. .. - ? Afertlans itii belull'd to shrrp,-' "
' Aid. cVen Ioto forget U 1cep. ' . ; . '
'''''.- ',' 'l.' WlliDB.' ' "' ,r-'i
Hy life is liko ilia sutHimi leaf
That trotnliles til tho.hion,pa''e rar '
' ''-lis ' hold is friili; tls date Is brief,; ' j '' I T ;
KuiUess. oud soon to pass away, . '
Yet ere that loaf baU fslUmWuoY,
t -The parent tree s!ull inourn ita sliude' t " r
- '.. Th winds bewail tho loo Hun tree,' - " f
1 ', ; Out tiono ahull i-n(i 4 ijr for no., . " '.
lvrv.:.:;,;.;v;',UDy;:,r,:;'.;v:';: .. :
. The treo may inourn Itsfullen leaf,. . - it .
. And aiitnnin wIimIb bewail ita'bloom. ' '"
' ' And friends may heave Uuyugli of grlet,' i
... , O'erthose who sleepwitliln the tmb.
Yet sooirwlrl ftprlii rtttiew the flowers,
.-''. AnM1mo wilt bring tnore smlflriic hours; T '
lii rr!m'idhli. Jieurt Ml) trlif H ill Oiti, ,-
a i .. Aiidcvou loto forget lox'f . .. ......
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My life Is like the prlnls whlHi foef '" ' -
Have loft on Tempe's'desert struuil .
. Stiou us the rising tide shall'beut,
All trace will Vunlsli 'front tho sand. t
'...' Yei, as If grloving to efluco ' ' r
AM vestige of the human Ri? : ;' f ;
On tliul lone shore, loud uioanatlio sea, " .' '
- liut iiouOf alusl aluill suourn for uies , ,
: ....... ,I,ADY. ...'-.,. - :
The sea may on Hie desert adore- : ' ' '
Lament eaoh trurq )t bcara ivwflv; '
. . Tho lonely heart its grief niiij pour , ;
.. ,i .. ,. O'er ciierislied frieudship's fust decuy, (f
, Yet wlioH all trace Is lost and gono,' '
.v." .fiio waves' dance bright and gnyly bn v ' ' '.
,'; Thus sooBalTecUoii'sboiiils are lorn,
And even love forgets 10 mourn, "
ALL'rv WELL 11IAT , E-VDS ; WELL;
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, ,'W.hci) I jfotV'mv; 'fatfior'.Viojise Jen..
' tranra' arm aai.l' I.d4t'in v 'it wufc" witli' it
cleafi shirtttnd two clonn jioclict liandlion
chiofs -two pairs of , woolen liose and. one
' dollar Sn hard cash, in i.niy po;kct, also n
good rtewulton ray baek. My poorfath,
. . er'.boing an invalid, and .myimoiher dead
' -paace ttf her slambers-I had none to
i, look 4 for lielpr an J ooua to care, for my
; cpmforti so I m:ide up uiy, rniiid tc1. start
boldly out into the world and carve a war
'for taywlf.'. 'I"f6otia45t along, for;' seyenrf-
flays, sometimes begging a lift . from t tho
farmors on their way. (6 nia&et, Bud ' bq at
hstreaghod Albany.' . My last ' cent ,liad'
. been spent for food, and whou. l 'entered
'' ' that feity piy inner,' mod wa jprying'for
'more soup. ' ' .'h'.!
' ' 'VYbera iiball I go?'.' tliousht I was
y hfurally. a smart youth and just then a;
umarntiougtu siruug. jiie. . - v iui 8- me
: Uso:of my going to ft meaft' cpeanfon hotel?,,
. I haven't anything to nay any one, -'tiV
' just as ijlieaD cettiha kicktiU; put of. cood'
quarters ss poprbnes.when the kick cqmes.A
i lioaideg, Utoy won't bo 'siickirig a "bill .. in
to a fellow's face every day at A first class
libuse, and to'lhrj YeVy besthft irf 'Albany
" J'm going.'i', I balled a,.back. f -7
, 1 'Drive me to the very best hotel in thq
. city,' I ordered Tn an Suportant tone'..'
' r, 'Yos sir,' Biisw.orod Jehu, ''as ho. closed
te door upon me Would tlia:. bave. idr
haved so' respectfully had he divined' the'
, state of my pookots? ' Verily ' I trow , not;
yet perhaps I ought not to judge Lira'. ,
Qn reaching' the- House, I sprang
Vut;.atid telling tho driver lo, follow me, I
wept up to the clerk' and had my name en
' tered, and engaged one .. of the pleasant
roomslu the house, ; then ' turning tft' tho
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Oh yes, said I, and addressing the
dork, said ,'will you oblige e within few
shillings eharigo? I hare hone, abqut me
justuow." . '.-...,,.!--'..,..'.. .
, Certainly sir,' said the clerk, nnd hand
eu uutiive sliillinirR. .ii ,hiu. ,' "i.'..-.t
!''! Iiandedl tho'ba'ckinfari' two. aud so got
no of him."--? ' ' . f ,r. 1 1
: Every : day, (if Aha ,' text .drd.'I' try
from jmorning till nigli! to find employ-,
niont, aud vcry day iliil l.' fail.' .' ! avuii
sought jk chancq to becomo a stage. rlnvor,'
anything tiiat would bring an holiest liv
ing; but it scmed ais if ' 'tlio Lord himself
was ngiiptjnjq, not a single thing could 1
fi ijd,t'o. dg .My, heart grew sicVaud tajnt,.
my head ronfusad.; "I began to wondeV if
I. must turii thief and scoundrel -1 knew I
could succeed. - 1 felt the power in me.nnd
I alrhos't 'felt s' It'ProVidcricO ' was" "poiht-
ing'me. to tlint pr'yfesslon, and driving nie
into it. ' '1 will mako one Inst trial lor an
honestlifu, and I will sat 'forth once more.
I t was the afternoon of the tenth day of my
sojourn' iii my find hotel. I was Jiving
like a'gehtleniau.nll this lirrtc,I iissuvc jou,
and not one word had been said about the
pay; But I knew the day was eomilig.and
thatit eould hot bo-far oil'.''! went to the
stabies' hoptng- ifgiiinf liopo . that there
must be some vacant place there, but no
such thing. Twjis desperate. A knot of
goiitlem'cn siobd'neai' "'(he. 'stable' door talk
ing politics, I observed their faces atten
tively.:.; The human fuse's a good index
of character, dispute it tlioso -who may. I
marked one elderty gentleman fur his . be
nign and' noble expression, as well as his
unusually lino features and polished air..
. ,-oiiiing yenture.noUiiiigliave", thought
I, and I touched him oil the shoulder, &nv-
iis P. T J U O i & A'
Will you allow mo to speak n word to
ymi in pi-ivale?' 1 ' -; " f tU 'i ', 7 .
'Well, wlutt.is it young sir?' said the
gentleman, stepping one side with me.'
I told him my story, my presuniptiou re
specting my hotel my vuin etfortsto find
employment, and my tcmptalion to turn to
a business rather more disreputable .' than
idleness. '1 spoke from the bottom of my
heart.' and I found Biv war ta the kindnml
'noble lieart of Mr. James. .'..'', ...
'Cart you procure letters' testifying to
your honesty?' askt d he.
I told him I could, nnd menlioned. the
ii'imcsol several persons wl.o liad always
known me, souae of tyliora he kricy.
Bring mo your letters as soon as-' they
come.'Baid ho, 'and I'll find' ompluyment
for you, stay, you' may call on me' to
morrow' morning, here'is my card, nnd as
you iriay be called on to settle at the hotel,
jure ia Uu dollar bill -whiuli I will- lend
you, to bo repaid at your convenience.'
The tears were in my eyes, boys, '( you
had belter believe itt - - -1 felt a strung, im
pulse to cateh that blessed old fellow round
:lie iie'ck,aiitl hnghim With all my strength,
just as1 I "'remember 'seeing 'my' mother
serve my faiher once, wheu ho had given
asQlef" pvomiso tjiat her only son should
never be bound out to nnv one. My moth
er had a'great horror of Iiaving ' children
bound out she declared it was but li'tle
better than, selling them fur i-laves.. Bui 1
restrained the good exi essofmy emotions,
and heartily thanking the gen'ilemhrfI de
clined taking the money, 'forsaid J.somut
thing might befal me, and' should' Jou
never see me more,-you would always bn
lievo me a" lying Impostor, were I to accept
your goneious offer.' '' -
'Well, well, just as yon choose, young
malf, but bo sure and call on mo enrly in
the morning, I ltd with a pluasanlr smilo on
lils'lips my promised benefactor, turned a-
wy.'.-' - i ; . .
'. luncjual to ,'uiy agreement, I wits jearly
on 'th spot next -day. ' ; ' ' (
1 found Ilutl-Mr. James was oiui of the
largest ow "liars iii .It Wealthy' fivurof wjioler
sale dealursjiiv yest'.Iiidia goods.
- ypfjrv j .here.; are. jou,V;Was -Jiis
greeiingas Ienleieil tli counting room.
ll .presented ma to liis partne, 'And.- kow
said he-'if you can post accounts you may
go right to work here for one-dolhvr a day
till you can earn more, nud then you shall
have nil yon earn. ' . . . :! ',
" .j'But my letters -liavd not come vet, said
I modestly. ! . -t . . , -. ..'
- 'Oh well, they'll bo good When they get
hero', arid it's no use for ono to bo idle till
they get bore.' A Mr.- Jnmes smiled hud
pointed to a desk where ..the books wore
open."'' - I Hi'; : VH r-hth (tU-
'Tlioi's.your business, go, to work.'
And (o woVk I wenf."l'Mr." Jataes took me
'ho;tao t'o'dine WTth ""him, 'At'' the 5ti'd of
two weeks! was paid, $12,iind,with , that
in my- pocket,' I. started.tib; pay my board tt
the ol; ithc bilj tlier was buten.wjiicli
I sottlod and took my bundle to my . new
homo7,;-: '.;';.' ! ; "".
1 1 have no ver had but one trouble since
tha.timc, btys. ; That Was when I fell. in
love with tho daughter "of my 'employer,
and tiidn't dare to telthcr.be hot father of
the fact. I lived in torment . for a whole
year, .Which seemed 'to nie- longer th an fif-.
teen years.9Ug.ht to be, But . Mr. James
cooled my misery by his -' usual .straight-',
forward course .. ...
, ' feplajed jjiUnsol jn, frp'ul, of , nie t one
day, ani with his 'expressive'' dark eyes i
hxed keehly on mincrsaidr ' is
;' Tell me you iun't (ove my Jenniejf you
rfarc.-- '-'" '.. ?ii - .-A1 y j .;'
la tho utmost consternation I .stammer
ed something about not wishing to -, pre
sume soriow for giving' any 61Ieh9e in-;
controllable . affections deepest ; -Tespect
Ae., Ac.-." I'm sure I don't.know jwhat I
did say. but wits', cutsliort with j-; C
Why con t you, tell htrio, then,, boy
you've my 'permission;' "and ' ilr.'Vfames
n." i " U . ( a. ,f. i nr. i r
was gone All's well that end? well,' and
mv history cnds'Well, for I'm the partner of
Mr. Edmund James, and the ; husband of
his daughter, - All. my ,Jife long ; shulTl
bless the day that I threw myself at the
merev of tho ' 'noble ' looking stranger,
Tvut'Flug. ' r r'i
.TASlaloiiaMC Bellfsrfon. ' .
Iii biglv aristocratic quarters, Tiypocrisy
has its' vantage ground; ' In'Hhe "best so.
ciety" religion is popnlkr,L' and dovotioiinl
exercises are essential as contrast lo opera,
(liglitg.und ball-ruom festtyiues. ' A pw. in i
gliureh.is an elemcntofrespectubili.lv akin
to a resplendent equipage or a' service of
plated LTnique cruciform "ehu'rcheSi are ab
solute necessities lo aristoeratio; devotion;
and to this end human ingcuuity is. torlur
ed to achieve a ma?dieval atrocity of diaf.
uoiicat uiriiiitiss hiiu iinrnuiiiuue ihuumch-
lence. Close upon the. consecration omits
offspring of a liiglvtmare, coine a jubiio
auc'ion, where the right to worship God in
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a conspicuous siiuajiou ishiioehiu uyirn nj
the highest' bidder nt so HiUcli per- cubic
foot. 'The election of a pastor, is' a' work
of rreat resnoiisibilliy! and . accompanied
will, intense, excitement.... The congrega
tional meeting is called.' 'Two or iliiee
deluded individuals suggest tho pro'piielv.
bf tlioosi'ng a man of eminent plety.whiuh
meets with no favor, and tho juuyer. is pros
iiouuecdan "old foy." llie seusepf (.lie
meeting (mi,'e(iiigs are pfteii devoid of 'tho
article) approves of an elbqncnf ' satirist.
who lias a reputation tor saying exceea
ingly uncharitable things in a very quiet
way, about sister-denominations. Under
the guardiansl'ip of this shepherd, the
church commences operations..: A"-, ttial of
the organ is the next imperative. .demand,
nnd, by the aid of the figurantes of the
opera, a concert lends off the attack upon
the strong hold of batan.
It is not impossible, in view of the ad
vancing enlightenment of the age,' that we
may yet chronicle disappearance of insttlla
tion services, and, in their place, dilate up
on the graceful waltzing of Miss , at
the Rev. Mr. 's inauguration ball.
Here "follow weeksof aiiTmiited'di'Sr.tission
with reirnrd W peW" furniture. Knots of
jewelled dowagers meet in the aisle or' ves
tibules, to iutexchuugc views iu .respect to
what color of velvet for prayr-book bind
ing, tho liht streaming ihrotigh the stain
ed glass window, would enhance in its ef
fect. ' On' the 'Sabbath morning, flashing
carriages roll up Lefore the church door,
and set down their loads of richly dressed
ladies. It seems' to ' be impossible for a
young lady to get into a pew without pei
fonning llie Jenny Lind trot; and, as , pew
backs are usually high and lingular, ' they
do'fiot exactly accommodate theins'etvos to
the skillful execution qf tlint lerpsichorcan
accomplishment, inasmuch that a fool
coming in contact with the cushioned stool,
frequently, facilities the , forward move
ment ' without materially padding , to its
grace. .-The congregation oncu seated, the
overture is performed on the organ,' intro
ducing all the popular airs, from the Katy
did ol'Jullien, or the latest gem of Ethiopi
an Minstrelsy, to the sounding diapasons
of Mozart or Beethoven., A favorable op
portunity thus afforded for close obser
vation ol'every one's millinery and mantua
making before the service begins,.' After
a short, sermon, the ' audience, as it -came
tip.' rolls oil' to mnnsions in the west . end,
tiiilisi-uss cpicuivaii -delicacies and Fpark
lin Mufi-lie, saiisfied'ihat it is highly re
inmilnVtu make an ouiward show of piety
on Sundnv ' shifle tho sombre hue of
Week day Hellish new. - .V..,. -. .
VAYe birh-vo'ive. speak . Tevoreftlly.-', when
we say ll.al sueh a religion as -litis works
out a.ciirsH a thdusaiid fold ' nioro Jbalofnt
tliaq1.lie blalanl infidelity which those kid
gloves clergy, so eloquently rebuke.. , fash
ionable life is at best a sham; ; but' when U
carries its corrupiing hypocrisy into the
sacw-d tbings. of life,.it jjecomes a melevov
lent (femon, trifling with" realities that
stretch Into the' unknown horcafcer. And
it is thdlrfiperatiVe duty of all' Who can, to
tear fiom its fae the painted mast with
which it hides its dishevelled deformity,
nnd' hold it up before the world in its ' true
light al Void nnd calculating fiend,' work
ing disastrously in all our social e'yslem,
blasting' with its foul h'rcatli the holy affec
tions that grow green in the home of the
heart,' and sowing the' seeds of a harvest
that will bo ' gathered for ' the' burning.'
Phil.'liegisttrl' ' ' ; " :' -' ' - '
;jt fcntholic Priest In tho Watch Home. ' :
;The -Chicago Journal of the 26th gives
tho following account of ouii of Jlio "Holy
Fathers'' getting on a Rpreo, and finally into
the watch house, iu Chicago.' last Friday
hight,,l It Appear that the - Father Con
fessors are not above tcmptalion, and
uimultmna fnll fVAm ttiiill Dccnmrwl trirtiiu
and purity , ha well as other people:-The
iui.i j nwiui un.nitiiciuLii.tJUQ, n viiiiil: ,
i,i .i,-. ,iw,n,. e tu'.HA
bouthim.and laid down to dreams in tho Uh boys fvony Maynooth, with long coats
sawdust Of tho calaboosbdrunlt-very uii-! nnf llfrVbl.'l,,,,s ' '' '','""'': ' ' .
minlyv nfid 'eertninly imost' .unpriestlyt"' "lo'.'forras and method of your public
drunk. .Ileraada adisturhaiicoatthoMatto- wovship a'ro obliviously not'thosp faught us
son, House about 11 o'clock,- demnnding a in tho. B.ibje. 1 ent.ej; your ehttreh,; Saint
room, and- after, being', ejected from that Patrick.' to worship God'- I Ani- -requir-hotel'
lio took a zio'-zai!' course' to' the' Tre- cd fd spt fhkfe myself 'w.ttli' i Tlofy Water,,.
mont whore ho made himself boisterous and td'makeonmyelfth("sign-pfthceross.
and, noisy, and having tasked the, forbear- Aqd why.'pr for what purpose? rh'at.I
ance of the clerks to the utmost, he was la-j may b6' defended frotn tirrclean-' spirits! f I
ken in' charge: by officers. Noyes and Mel- l"ok around nunnd I .see a forest of can-,
vinj who offered to accompany him to any .dies burning ttport the flltef Aftd for what
place iu the city." ' He was still disorderly 'purpose? 'wlierd Is flits' commandedf; I
and ugtrVniid' WsfinallV locked up, and' see people 'counting their beads; and pray
wiid'$IUn4'cos,V913.fi street ;ing before -pioUtis." Where is this taught?
The punishment and exposure will -prove ' Now comes but A priest in his robes' em
salutary. 1 ' ' : ' '; broidered with cioseos. DidlPefter or
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rinurivit: T L-'i"i'i.Mti.
TO THE RIOHT REV. JOUS ItUErlsISMOf:
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Mr DzAa.&iitj rl liavo -willi all fiank-
uess, and, honesty stated to you the reason
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ttiitcu y.et prevent mo. jrom 7reiurning 10
thapaie.oi your liuilu,,-,! A;i4 aiuiougli
I haTo fttWd- but fivH, jvliiuli; are. scarcely
a, tithe, of those that press themselves; fur
wrd for u tie ranee, ye.t,il pot , to' you, they
nru to myself. aud-I .think are, to ail unhi
atsedjrands entirely sujlicirjt have even
the faith to believe thitt you yourself will
deem them sufficient; and,...that were jt not
for the peculiarity of your position, and
youftpijted, oath, to sustain your church,
right or wrong, thattbey vould ..have, the
same effect upon, yAl'.tr .miud, and conduct
that they have upou mine,;, ; ; , :.
Whilst reviewing and weighing these
reasons, the .questions . have, ai iseu beforo
my mind, Is. the IJomau Catiolie, avhurch
of (j'hi irit?, ,- Has it so fac, departed from
tho truth, or so giiuvously jyu'VGi'lad it, as
to forfeit alUluiiii to that title 'J,-. These are
questions of great import, which I will not
uudertuko 'o decide. ' But J. wish to, state
to your ,iu the pitsent, lult'ir. how some
things bearing on the quo '.ions strike me,i
and then 1 will subuiijt Uieuecision of ihtni
to yourself, , To this, surely "'Oil will make
no. objection.', , ., ., ,,... , - -,;'
The extci nalorgtnizatiou of your church'
is obviously noS tliat-taui;bt by Christ and
his Aposiles. As to ; this.-matter, every
thing in the; Bible is simple. . t The kingdom
of Christ is. not of outward I observation
its seat is ih tho hearts and . nll'cciions of
men its elements are ti;liU.'ousneas, and
peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost." . The
great object of the Aposiles nud first preach
ers of the doctrines of .Christ: Was to win
men to the belief and -to the practice of tho
truib. When meu.beliuYe the truth, they
were baptized, and were thus- introduced
into the communion of the saints;, and not
a word , is said about popos, palriaiehs,'
cardinals, metropolitans, 'prelates, orol llift
duty of implicit obedience to their authori
ty, r. There is a government .enjoined, but
iiis as free and as simple as one ean well
coiiceivcf'whilst yoxS is as despotic, and
as absurdly pompous as one can welliraag
(lie. As your external organization- is not
taught in the Bible, where did you gel it?
Tlio answer to lliis-quesiion to my miud
is plain. : As .the-, early Church advanced
in numbers, influeiico, and wealth, it grad
ually, lost the martyr spirit of its founders.
Its ministers became corrupt, secular, and
ambitious. . By degrees, bishops, from nn
otlico, became an rdcr. As Ivoine - was
tho metropolis: of the -.world, and it was
there that the. greatest number of martyrs
had shed thuir blood, the pishop of the me
tropolitan city soon became pre-eminent a
uaofig his brethren. i Uow the State Sought
the influence of tho chiitoh to assist in
maintainitiir its aulhoiily; and tho church
sought the influence of tho Stata to assist in
building up' its- ghostly dominion. Each
yielded -to llie request ot me oilier. ' ino
cnurvn raipiuijf vaichuuu, ..niiu mo bhiui-
tion ot priusts conceived the idea ot gov
erning it after the model of the state.
Rome must bo the centre of ecclesiastical
as of civil power. ..The Stato had its Ce
sar, the church must have its pope. '
Cmsar had his governors of provinces,
the pope must have his partriurolis.. The
Coyernors nau tneirsunorauiaies.ana inesc
r . ... . ii
(gain theirs, down to the yery lowest office;
so that.-tho patriarchs diad .their, arch-J
bishops;, these their bishops; and theso !
llieir priests; and so.dowu to tho very low-
est office m the church.. As in llie btnto J
all civil, authority, emanated from t ajsar, .
aud ait disputes wero
him; i-o in the church , all
thoritv. emanated from the pope, and he
was made the final judge '. of all disputes.
Here, sir, is the origin of - your ecclesms
tical srovernment; -: And
did tha .limits of
a letter permit, I could, run out this paral- j
w m. v. mL "
lei into some ueiaus vrnitie even ioyou f!lr as j. am concerned, I would as soon
would bo striking and wnTouudiug. . Your I stl iv1 t0 groue niy way - ,0 .aVen by tbo
ecclosiastical organization -has, just , the', Kolah, as by that which you give me as a
same divine Warrant, tlint that of Mahome-! sybstitute for tho Bible. But I wish not to
tanism.'oi' Ilindooism haa.-God pe.rm',s':'f0'res(all your decision. ' '
it. The Human Empire has passed away; The Sacraments instiiuted in conde
ge: go Its mangled limbs were.'. strewn seensio'n'lo our weakness, are outward and
over, the barlb. - Biitm that :eoelesiastienl nsiblo "signs of inward and spii-ittial
orgauis'uion caiieu ;i uijiiy, o ,iiii.i,ci iui.-
iivinir mouet.i oi iimi. iuhu;vi vvi-i iniieni.
by which tho Cjesars.boiind fhe nations of
they were enabled to crush,; at ihoiextremes
of tho world, every oflbrt to break tho-yoko
of servitude. r--i.-t -- f ' j -T
I -How far-' all this boars upon tho ques
tion, whether yours is a church of Christ,
tllU CHltU IV illi.il imvup, ,iwiw J ifi'i-"1
Isubmittovour "candid decision.'. When j
weighingthis matter', Iwould entreat'you'
not to jeopardize yoiir standing as a sehol-1
p kn,.!.as fma"of 8onse.' b-v .reforencb
, to, "Thon'ftrt Peter; and upon .this rock I
huiid mv bhurch." '-lave:ihat 'thing to
- Hi.t o' !
'-..l'liul ivonr aueli iLintfu u-l..n fr...,.l.t.. i
J"W.P "entiles thi Jaitlv of Clrb.l?
it "Mung to. ii.e. poopie, tut goes
, .,.-., . .1... II .. , .,' r 1 . t
LHiai UIO 4J
ll " .. .
Uhi ough llm Wnw in Latin, of which I mar
., ..,.it.: u'... .1 . .
iiwkiiiti". .. ,1
kuow iiothmg. , VSas .this Utyway rter4
and Paul did?. Then come ou!,v, in
U' III !. I ... 1 u n.r . I ..... . . -..'-.-.I
nuitu jrociis,, juii llieir censors,, oycnng
niirvuse i.iie jinei, ana Uihng the church
niih the odour
Were Poter and . Paul
wms luceiisi-a; i lie priest goes tjirough
tbeeryico.bywing,.atid kissing tho alur,
pow lifting 4ip jl.is hands, cow Lis eyes:
now shaking in a i whisper, now in 'full
voice, according to the rules laid down.
Now, Sir, where did you geUhese thing-,?
Arid after lle ceremony is over, I again
cross.mystlf , .with Holy W ater and retire.
This is .your public worship of God every
where, and from ag-i. to age; gave, that iu
this country there is a sermon, on sticking
to Mother .Church, sometimes added.
Have you ,tbe most distant idea that it was
in this way the first C'lui.iians worshipped
God? The manner pf your public worship
is not scriptural, or. Christian; it is heath
en, and was originally adopted for tlie se
ducing of the l.eaihen to Christianity. : If
Peter or. Paul, could , be introducl-d V
Saint . Patrick's wLeit, you were going
through High Mass, nnd . were told that
you wcieoueof llieir succiSor.what would
bo theic nstonuhmentl , Whatl you a suc
cessor of the men who lived by caU-.hing
fish, and mending nets, and making U-ntsl!
And. (hat farce in which you are a chief ac
tor every Sabbath, tho exact counterpart
of the worship instituted by the apostles! !
Your manner of public worship is not only
unscriptural, but in direct opposition to
scripture; it wauLs nothing of heathen
ism but,. the nanio. And how far all this
bears upon the question, whether yours is
a church .of Christ,,. I submit to your can
did decision. .
The BiLle is God's revealed will to teach
us w hat we should, believe, and do. This
Bildc your church has corrupted, and la
bours ly suppress. You mix up wiih tho
puns word of God, the Apocrypha, which
lays uo claim lo.inspiraliun, and w hose in
ternal evidences are fatal to such a claim.
I need here only mention the recommen
dation of the Angel, iu Tobit,fo;'oif nmole
out of the heart anil lioi r uf a fixK, tu scare
devig out of men! And yet this Apocry
pha is of more use to you ihaii all the Bi
ble besides! Yyu jnutiljate the ten Com
mandments' wiitteu on stone by the fiu"er
of God!,' You mistranslate the Scriptures
iii passages innumerable to bring out your
peculiar doctrines; , or to t-onctal iis testi
mony against them. And where the point
of Scripture cannot be broken or blunted,
you put a note hi tho bottom in. explana
tion. .And what notes! . Take the follow
ing as an illustration, appended to'.Kom..
4.-7. ''Blessed are they whose iniquities
are forgiven'. and whose sins are covered,"
f;That is, blessed are those who, by doing
peunuce have obtained pardon and remis
sion of their sins, and also are eoveied; that
is, newly covuied with the habit of grace,
and vested with the .stole of charity."
, Nor is the work of corruption yet done.
lo, all (Ins your tradition,
a piece ot Indian rubber you
can stretch or contract to suite your pur
pose. Nor can the Bible, when all this is
done, be put iufo promiscuous circulation,
lest, with all thesu additions and corrup
tions,, some niighi understand it as teach
ing some things in opposition to noperv!
You tell the poor Irishman that his spade
: nn,i uui ..... , ,,,. k.,:.,.j , -,. . ,,,
Tjible; ftnJ the Irisb won)flI) )lat
botu.r tc at )er ( brooaii anJ wash.
tub tbal, trou),u ,icrsclr ab6ut t,1(J G
WhflI1 j.ou corrupt the Bible to the extent
of yoU(. abiity. wben youadd to it every
tb; - or (Ja"re; even then you
mated from tajsnr, , thin you ean, or dare; even then you
finally referable to U u f,,om l)l0 pe0nlet Why'thus fear
dl ecclesiastical an- furof lbo mur - - ' .
. Now, sir, how far all. this bears upon
the question whether yours 'ir a church of
" I Christ T . fcllhmlt In vnnr n'u'n' ln,.icw,n
! - .i9rrtr vu c.,n. von sii-ivo mnnUnt.
thu mhh 'as tIl0 0IlJy ,.ultJ 0f fuIti,; a.fd as
rrrace, theso, liko the riibie, you have
-; enlarged and ' corrupted" Chnsf and hie
- Apostles left'us but: .two; you 'multiply
theni by ' three, ' rind carry one.;' I only
wonuor how your ingenuity permitted you
to stop a', seven. '' Here you have allowed
a Dr. Deacon, a dull Englishman, and, I
believe, a Protestant in the bargain, to sur
pass you! lia adds.fxoraa-wi, the white gar-
meat, a.tustaof nulle and honeu, ttc How
easily you mighl have gone on to seven, or,
even seyonty times seven!' But in addition
lo multiplying,, you liavemost grievously
corrupted 'the two that rtic L'lught.iis in
the New Testament. " In baptism you dip
'or'po'ur'i three 'times'; where is this taught?'
Oidiiiaiily yoii permit it only to be ad
ministered in churches which have fonts,
' the Water of which is' lo bo blessed every
year on the vigils of Easter and WhitSun
day! 1 Where do you get this? ' Where is
your' Warrant for the absurd ' prrctico of
godfathers and , godmothers? The priest
,blo, ws jhre'a 'times upon the face of the
person tp be' unptised, saying,' "Depart out
'of him orher,, O " uiicjeati Spirit, and give
place toi iho Holy Gho9t ;" where did yon
.geliihii?; tie' the ri 'puts J a grain of bjessed
salt-into'the rnoutli; theh he exorcises the
unclean spirit, becadse tlio 'devil must ro
out,' beforo the person is introduced into
tho church I
I'hen ho wets his finger with
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. j r I ,! ' i. n.. . I !-
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his spittle, ' nhd (otiche, first, the ears,
saying. "Ephphatba" then his nostrils.
sf, 'ng"unio loa odour of weetness."
Be thou pat to flight. O "Devil!" And
wUrf hht,A. . u
U.nd. nn' -.VanrfU KU" 5" ' vZi'yle. but has some
. . " -
wheneeallthc.se things? Is this a heathen I
a UflUU, l.UII I
Ceremonyor Christian baptism? '
' Had as" aH'this is, it Ls stron? com-
mwinU ' when ' compared with your U'P"- arry is uie very oppo-
corruption- of (be' Lord's Supper " of old Mr. Snarl. He sets high val-
The brea- and wine are rejected for a ne ?n, ft do', aDd tLi"t tj,ere is oulX one
wafer that wafer is converted Into God I VU. CqUal 10 ,twfon"dInder. uJ.
the wafer Ood is first worshipped, and I t,ml.9 w,om,D- .Harr-7 eVcl.a,
then eaten! And to believe all this shows I Pec'.mt'ns of " tm. Tbe other
great exaltation of faith and piety! Some eVnm.? tLe 8l nP a ,m teh
things would appear very pious were they 1 ie"7,a WM. T- They corn
not so absli'rd and ludicrous mtf ncd Hbout ten oV:1,M:,t' "d eP UP
Kow. sir, how far this mukipliCationl'!rlI1t1!,eTg0t nd half,lbov
. ., ... . i Y llllAmKhnrnr
aoa corruption ot the sacraments of the
Christian religion enters into the question, '
o-helW nrnni .n,. . t,.,.-t. .Vm,.i., I
I submit again lo your own decision. ' j
Nor have vou remitted .;1 le.rllnr,
djCtrine of the Bible to escape your efforts
i preveni mem.
The Bible holds up one God as the sole
object of 'religious worship. You teach
us to worship the Virgin the host the
cross; and to adore angels departed saints
relies and even pictures.
'' The Bible teaches that our onlv access
to God is through a Redeemer, Jesus'
Lhnst, who is made unto us of God, wis
dom and righteousness end sanetification,
and redemption, and that through faith in
his name we are made partakers of the
blessing of his work of redemption. You
teach that there are other intercessors to
whom we must apply ihatourown work
are efficacious to save us that the sacra
ments have inherent power to save that
faith in Christ is not tbe true method of
jusrificaiion. ' ' '
1 he Bible teaches that wc must be born
aain, created anew by the Holy Ghost.
This yon denounce as a false and accursed
doctrine, and teach us (hat we are regen
erated by baptism, and kept in a state of
salvation by confirmation, confession, pen
ance, fasts and alms. '
The Bible plainly tenches that when wc
die we go lo heaven or to hell, like Lazarus
and the rich man, that our probation is
confined to the present state. You teach
us that there is a third state. Purgatory,
where souls are purified from the stains of
venial sins, and thus prepared for heaver,.
And so on to the end of the chapter.
Such, Reverend sir, is the way in which
some things strike me, bearing on the
question wnctner yours is, or is not, a
church of Christ. That there are many
papists truly pious, 1 believe. But wheth
er a church fashioned as is rours, as to its
. - . . .
exte rnal . organization, after the Roman
state when governed by military despots
J . : : . 1.1- i -
uej.ii Hug, iu iu pauiic worsnip, in every
essential particular, from that taught in the
iScripttrres; whether a church which cor
rupis and suppresses the Bible which cor
rupts its sacraments and its doctrines, is a
church of Christ; this, this, is the grave
question which I now submit to your de
cision. It is said that a question involving
a vast amount of property was once sub
milted to Sit Matthew Hale. Before giv
ing his 'opinion he Was approached by the
lordly defendant in the caso with a bribe.
He repulsed him with great indignation.
His lordship complained cf him to the
king; and the reply of his majesty was:
"Sir . Matthew makes his decision without
fear or favour; he would ' treat me in the
same way." '
' All I ask of you is lo decide the above
question with the honesty of Sir MattI ew.
With great respect, yours.
. ' ' KIRWAlf.
A Libel on the Widows.
The Albany Knickerbocker, not having
the fear of woman, before its eyes, perpe
trates the following:
The quickest way to restore a wife to
health,' is to let death step in and take a-
way her husband. - In ' less than a month
after the woman becomes a widow she per
forms feats that would have really astonish
ed the dear departed. - While Jones was
above the sod, the female Jones could not
'lug a bunch of radishes' up stairs without
causing a demand for hysteric nnd asafoeti
da pills, and yet Jones was not "rim into
the ground" a week, before we met Mrs. J.
toting home three peck of potatoes, a quar
ter of mutton, and a shilling's worth of
cabbage; Great invention, that death! for
curing "a poor, weak thing" of the hypo
and indigi s ion; we know of nothing to
equal it. " -' 1 - ' 'j' '
; Jt3Tlie only sensible advertisement of
a husband in announcing the departure
from his. 'bed, and board' of his dearly
beloved,' wo ever saw, is the follow
: "My wifo Aicha Maria has strayed -or
been stolon.- Whoever returns her will
get hU head broke. As for trusting her,
any one can do as ho sees fit; for as I never
pay my own debts, it is not at all likely
lhat I shall pay hers." ' ' ' .
'ifsrOur devil who pays special atten
tion to a lady up town, without making
any decided advances, was returning with
her from meeting ihe other night wheu
she feelinclv said: '.
"I fear that I shall never go tolieav-
en. - - - ....,. ..
.' "Why" said Billy. : -
"Because," she replied, I love tho devil
so. well BibV fainted, ha did, tut re-
viveusgain and is now convalescent.
ESTABLISHED IN 1826
Hariy Manpaon Obtaias
Mr. Snarl resides in Forsyth street. Mr.
, 1 ,w a "1J cUelor- Irish girl
.1 : . ii, , , . -., .
atni i tires id a goou
queer notions, lie
. . . - . .
T 9"ke ??& atwv " ihxnZ' organ-grm-
oegars not excepted , ,
L SnRrl 8 nt?i ao?,r ot is Harry
1,arr' Jked up
They so annoyed Mr. Snarl that ho had
"for a nuisance and nn-
ed , llHrr! V''1. mouey' fr,
! red.on venge. The next morning the
followinz advertisement appeared in the
Winin.-.ll F'irsyth-street.two Boll Doirs and four
fpaniel ?MA. For fiill-bleodod UoEi tbe highest
pnee will le paid. Call Imhwc-u 4 an.lt P. M.
Weneed not say that the advertisement was
inserted by Harty. His reason for making
the calls between 4 and 6 P. M., was be
cause Air. ftr.arl was always out at lhat
hour, taking an airing around the Battery.
At the hour specified, do? and
might have been seen (jointj up the
ery to Grand, lo Forsyth, and up Forsyth
to the'mansion occupied by Mr. bnarl.
The first person that pulled the door
bell was a butcher-boy from Center Mar
ket, with a pair of bull-dogs that would
"tear b out of a tiger." Maggie an
swered the bell, wben the following col
loquy took place:
"Does Mr. Snarl live here?"
"He does Why do you ax?"
I've got some dogs for him."
"Dogs for Mr. Snarl mother of Moses,
did you ever: you've mistook the door."
"Divil a bit o'f it read that."
Here Syksie took out the Morning Her'
aid, and showed Maggie the advertisement
Maggb was thunderstuck, still there was
'no denying the advertisement' She ac
cordingly told" Syksie to go in the back
yard 'wid the dogs,' and await the return
of Mr. Snarl. Syksie did so. In about
two minutes Maggie was again summon
ed by the door-bell. ,
'What do you want?"'
"Mr. Snal l,ve got them dogs he want
ed." . ,
i "You have well then go into the yard
wid the other bhickguard."
- No. 2 followed No. 1. No. 2 was soon
followed by No. 3. who was succeeded by
lots 4, &, 6, and 7. By half past five o,
clock the yard contained twenty-one bull
dogs and fourteen spaniels. The former
got up a misunderstanding, and by tho
time Mr. Snarl arrived, seven sbaniels had
been placed hort da combat, while a brin
dle bull-dog from Fulton Market was go
ing through his third fight with " a yaller
terrier" from Mot-street-Mr.
Snarl reached home a few minutes
before six. Maggie opened the door, and
burst out as folluws:
"For the love of the Lord go back and
stop 'era. They are ateing one another
up, and if not choked off will devour the
ccstern. Since the days of Crummell I've
cot seen sueh hullabaloo entirely."
Snnrl 'went back' Snarl looked into
the yard and would havebworn.buthe conld
not fiud oaths sufficiently powerful to do
justice to his feelings. When we left, Mr.
isnarl was emptying 'the back yard with
an ax-helve. The next morning Harry
Sampson complained of him for having;
a 'dog-fight' on his premises. Snarl was
Cued twenty-five dollars fifteen for hav
ing 'such a fight." and ten for being'an
old hypocrite.' Il is not necessary for us
to say that Harry Sampson slept better
lhat night than any night since the ' war
with Mexico. Xew York Dutchman
"Somebody Trod I'pon It.
A child when asked why a certain tree
grew crooked replied Somebody trod no
on it I suppose, wheu it was a little fel
low.' How painfully suggestive is this answer!
How many, with aching hearts, can re-
nv-mber the days of their childhood, when
they were the victims of indiscreet repres
sion, rather than the happy subject of kind
direction and culture! The effects of such
misguided discipline have been apparent
in their history and character, and, oy no
process of human devising, can the wrong
do rectified. The grand error in their ed
ucation consisted in a system of rigid re
straints, without corresponding efforts to
develope and cultivate and turn in it a right
ZST'Do you know the prisoner, Mr.
Johes?' ' - :
Yes to the baek bone.'- - " ;i
'What is his character? '
Never knew he had any.' '
'Docs he live near you?' '
So near that he has only spent fiveshill-
ings for firewood in eight years.' ,
Did he ever come into collision witn
you in anv matter?'
Only onee; and that was when he was
drunk and mistook me for a lamp post.'
'From what you know of him, would
you believe him under oath?'
That depends upon circumstances. If
be was so much intoxicated that he did not
know what be was doing, I would; if not'
I wouldn't. - . ,
'You can step aside, Mr. Jones. Cnr
oall the next witness.' '