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Girl of (!tc Lice Eye Ciighf.
Oh, for t!i time of the summer's dawln,
To Iicnritlu' lark his carol singing;
Oh, for a walk in the dew-clad lawn,
When health on every breeze is springing;
Oh, for t hi shade of the hawthorn tret-,
w W'hh mid day sun above it glcaniinj;;
01), f r such hours to spei.d with thee,
Girl af the blue eye bright and beatiiing.
Oh. for th time of iho evenings close ,
Wiih not, a breath its peace destroying;
Oh, for a share of its sweet repose, j
Ir;t rot alone the' bliss enjoying; j
Oh, fur tbej hcanh with the winter drear,
When jojyous hearts with love are teeming
Oh, for sneh Iiotirs'wuh thee to share,!
Girl of tjie blue eye bright and beaming.
Oh, for a lif-j 'nid scenes !ikp this.
Unclogged by worldly wealth or splendor;
Oh, Vverc a liks of radiant bliss, j
Shared with a feeling heart and tend
Oh, that d)4,fairy scene might be,
In a land where Freedom's flag is streaming
'Twerc heaven on earth to be there with thee,
Girl of the blue eve bright and beanjing.
mi I ! i I
Lawyer JMqlesworth jwas a rich
landlord in Gratnifiv. He! had two
daughters, to whom his plesant house
owed ; its chief attraction: Agnes
was a beautiful wtfman; Jessy was a
pretty girl. The fond father intend
ed "that Jessy should miirry a poor
relation, one Charles Woodford.
Charles had been brought up by his
uncle s kindness, and had recently
returned into the family from a great
office in London. Charles was to bo
the immediate partner and eventual
Successor to the flourishing business
of his benefactor whose rjegard seem
ed fully justified by the excellent !
conduct and remarkable talents of
the orphan nephew. ! Acnes, who1
secretly entertained an allection for
Charles, was destined b-lher father
for a young baronet, who had "lately
been much at the house, ' i
But in affairs of; love, as in all oth
ers, man is bom to disappointment.
"Uhommc project Dim' dispose,''''
is never truer that in the great mat
ters of matrimony. So fond poor
Mr. Molesworth, who- Jessy having
arrived at the age of eigbteen,nd
Charles at that of two and twenty,
offered his pretty daughter, and the
lucrative partnership to his penniless
relation, and was petrified with as
tonishment aiid indignation to find
the connection very respectfully and
firmly' declined. The ybuns; man
was very much distressed and
iated;;hc had the highest 'respdet'for
Miss J essy, but could not marry her
he loved another. And then he
poured forth a confidence as unex
pected as it was uiidesirec by bis in
censed patron, who left him ih un
diminished wrath'and inci-eascd pei
Pfexity. . I 1 I
All this had taken place immedi
ately after breakfast: and when the
conference was ended, thd provofed
father , sought his j daughters,, who,
happily unconscious of. all that had
occurred, were - amusing themself in
Mr. Molesworth, advancing suddenly
towards them; "for he has been un
grateful, and I have discharged him.
; lAgnes stood as, if petrified. 'Un
grateful! oh fiithe'r?V j . .
' 11 You can't have discharged him,
to be sure,' papa,' said Jessy, always
good-natured;-'poor Charles! what can
he have done? !
'Refused your hand, my child,'
.said the angry parent; 'refused to be
my 'partner and son-in-law, and fallen
m love with! another ' lady! What
have you to say to him now?' ' I
. hy, really papa, replied Jessy,
I'm much more obliged to him for
refusing my hand than you for olfer-
lt. I like Charles well for a
cousin, but I should jnot like such a
husband at all, so if this refusal be
he listened, -her fond fathers fancy Liberty 01 Speech IH fans. .
had -compared her. 'Let me live Scarcely a day passes which does
single with you, land marry Charles
to the woman hk loves.' ;
; .'IlaVe ybu heajd the name of the
lady in question? Have you formed
any gncss whom! she may be?' "!
'Not the slightest I imagined
from what you said that she was a
Ilayt?! ever seen
'You may see iher
iring that she
t, for she had
the! worst Xhat he
there s no ..great harm
off the gipsy! ran ec'j
must putou her hab
promised to ride with
and; his sister, and expected them
j The father and the favorite daugh
ter remained in the conservatory.
! 'The. heart is untouched, however,:
her, with a smile.
'Untouched by Charles Woodford,
undoubtedly,'; i replied Agnbs: 'but
may see her reflection in the water
at this very moment: for he has had
the infinite jpresumption, the admi
rable good taste, jto fall in love with
his cousin Agnes!' 1 1
' 'Father!' . U -.i- 1 '
'And now own my sweetest! , do
you still wish to live single with me?'
'Oh, father! fatier!' - : .
: .'Or do you desire that I should
marry Charles to the woman of his
heart?' ' J j . (
j 'Fatherl dear father!'
! 'Choose, my Ajgues!" , It shall be
as you command. . Speak freely.
Do not cling around me, but speals
'Oh, my lather,
together? I cannp
cannot we "all live
t lqave you. But
their splendid conservatory
always becoming as it is
to youth and beauty. J
flitting about like a butterfly among
the fragrant orange trees ijd bright
geraniums. Agnes was
under a superb fuschido that hung
over a large marble! basin
ana auituue, her white dr
the classical arrangement of
' 'He says he does, and
him.' i . r. " ;
"On, Woman!" An East India
nabob, of! enormods jwcalth, has' re
cently bckn ' figuring! in London.-
He belongs to the Hindoo religion,
and as a hatural consequence, hijdds
the christian religion iu perfect (ion
tempt. The daughter, who isjde
cidedly lleautiful,, of a light, all,
fairy figure, blue eyes, and auburn
lmir, is j far more liberal in her
ideas.. She docs not agree with her
father, that a donkey and a christian
are of equal consequence in the sight
of Vishnaj She preyailed upon him
to accompany her several times to the
Italian Opera, after he had volunta
rily brought her there once, lie
used much'argument to convince her
how sinful, it was to mix so intimate
.ly with christians. But she was wil
ling to taUe. chance for the sin, and
'the result One night she .doped
with a Frenchman, . whom she had
never seen but at the vpcra, and at
! ten o'clock1 next dayhey were mar
i ried. The joke of the matter is, that
! Prince Leclorlaro docs not at all at-
I tribute the blame of this impious
I transaction to his daughter, but
gravely says, tjhat it is a punishment
upon bothby God for their temerity
in forming ' an intercourse with un
believers! ; H , ! j
The whig presses are urging the
(nomination and election of Mr. Fill
more because he has been "tried'
land is therefore preferable on that
-.jaccount. In 1 SIS it was regarded
L cfivmrr JirfUmCDt IQ filVOT of
,13 t o
!r,Pn TavlAr that he had notbeeii exr
posed to tlio contaminating inquen
. ' fine nl th, nolitical atmosphere of
i ss -"f
hair, giving her the.lool
nymph or naiad, a rare reljiq of Gre
cianart. ; 'Jessy was praltlin
as she wandered about, of ,'a
j she had ' attended I the
"I hate concerts,'! said the pretty
little flirt; "to sit bolt upright jon a
hard bench br four hours, between
the same people without 1 he i possi
bility of ; moving or speaking to any
body, or anybody's: getting to us!
0! how tiresome it is!" ;
"I-saw Sir Edmund trying to slide
through the crowd to reach vriu."
w m i 7
U the crowd to reach
said Agnes, i a little archh-;
presence would, perhaps," have miti
gated the evil.. .But the barric!
was too.i-complete; he was forced
retreat without accomplishing liisi
object." j ' j j ''S
"Yes I assure you, hc thought 'it
very tiresome; he told me eo when
we were coming out. And then the
music!" pursued Jess',' "the! noise
that theycalled so Sir Edmund says
that he likes no music except my
guitar, or a flute on the water; and I
like none except our! playing on the
organ and singing Ilandal on a Sun
day evening, or Charles Woodford's
reading Milton, and bits of Hamlet"
"Do you call that music?" asked
Agnes, laughing, j uAhd yet," con
tinued she, "it is most truly so, with
his rich, Pasta-like ! voice, and! his
fine sense of sound; and to you, who
do not greatly love it for its sake,
it isdoubtless, a pleasure much- re
sembling in kind that of the most
thrilling of melodies on the" noblest :
instruments. I myself have such a
'Is he lovediagain?'
'That he did "not say.'
'Did he tell the name of the lady?'
'Yes.'.p--' :j " :
'Is she worthy of him?'
'Most j worthy.' ;: i "." ;
'Has lie any: hope ! of gaining Tier
afieclions? Oh! lie must! What
woman could refuse him?' !
! 'He is !detormined not to tryiThe
lady whom he loves is above him
in every way, and as much as he has
counteracted my wishes, it is an hon
orable part. "of Charles Woodford's
conduct that he intends to' leave his
affection unsuspected by its object'
j ; Here ensued a short pause m the
dialogue,' during which Agnes ap
peared trying to occupy '.herself with
collecting the blossoms . of a Cape
jessamine!, and j watering a favorite
gerainium; but it would not do: the
subject was near her heart, and she
could not force her mind to indiffer
ent 'occupations. She returned to
! her Hither, who had been anxiously
watching her! countenance, and ; re
sumed the conversation.
'Fatheif! perhaps it is hardly maid
enly to avow as much,; but! although
you nevej- have in set iworus told me
of your intentions, I have yet seen
and known, I cannot tell how, all that
your kind partiality towards me has
designed j for your children. You
have jmistaken jme, clearest father,
doubly mistaken in thinking me fit
to fill a jsplendid . place in society;
next in imagining thatll desired such
splendor, j Yob meant' to give Jessy
I 1 ! 1 I J ! I
ana toe : lucrative partnorsmp to
ide . Woodford, and designed mo' and your
to i large ' possessions . to your wealthy
and titled neighbor. jnd, with lit
tle change of persons, jthese arrange
ments may, still for the most part
hold good--Sir Edmund may still
be your son-in-law and heir, for he
loves; j J essy and. Jessy loves him.
Charles Yoodford mayjsull be your
partner and adopted son, for nothing
has passed that need diminish your
affection or Lis i merit i Marry him
to' the j woman he lovesl She must
be ambitious, indeed, if she be not
content with such a destinyv And
let me live on with you, dear father,
Single and unwedded,with no thought
but to contribute to ,. your comfort,
por Charles jjurely, father, we may
1 live together:
. Ana so it .was settled. And a
very' few . months proved that love
has he really refused my sister?' - jjad contrived bctlbr jr Mr. Moles-1 pretty .well the character of Louis
r 'Undoubtedly.' I ; . worth ;than he had dxupfor himself ; Napoleon's government, they did not j
j 'AiSd does he love another?'. Jessy, irth her piletti4ess, and- her !,wm', t nTiWiont to 'resist, but fol-!
not reveal to the public some token
of the affection of Louis Napoleon
for the French people! and a proof of
his reverence for French liberty! A
few days since we. heard .from the
lips of one of our fellow citizens, a
very rich testimonial of the rare vir
tues of this great patriot. The cir
cumstance was briefly as follows:
Mr.- i, a respectable and well
known citizen of, this j city, a little
more than a mouth, ago- was walking
the streets of Paris in company with
a French gentleman.' . jThe subject
of conversation turned upon politics.
Our Ciucinnatian remarked to his
friend, that he had' just learned Louis
Napoleon contemplated moving from
the Elysee to the Tuilleries. . !
'Well,' replied the Frenchman, "I
"do not know whether the report is i
true or not, but if conformed, 1 1 can
not help thinking the palace of the
French Kings is rather ; too big a
cage for so small a bird j' !
The two friends ;luuglied at the
joke and thought no further of the
matter. What was their" surprise
next morning, to find themselves vis
ited by an! officer, who'r politely re
quested them to appear before! the
the Prefect of Police!
.. , i
title, antt her fopperies; was. the very i Wrd in muto astonishment1-and en-
thing to pit for a pay.; But Agnes, jtire iguorance of the nature of their
awl -thejeousin whose noble char- j crime.." They were soon at the altar
acter and splendid tileats so well 0f iustice! "'i;- i
deserved, hen -.mado ; the pride audi .G(,ntlcmen,
i T . i
of t n it
said the Prefect,!
you are lortunate in having your
names iuscritjed upon the list of my
friends. Without the pleasure of
rkl ceremony, which is solemn and ! your acquaintance, Ishould have felt
Lramius address the it my duty to imprison you or turn
respective elments in words to the you out of j France!
following purpose: ' I ' "Will your hone
- Expenses of the Government. I.
'. Onn of the chief causes of com
plaint against the administration of
Mr. Van Buren,. was its alledged ex
travagance. The representations by
the whig :. leaders of the profligate
manner in which he was squandering
the public revenue,, aroused a perfect
storm of indignation against him
throughout all jthe confines , of the
republic, and swept him from power.
The whigs promised to reduce the
expenses of the Government to its
"earlier and better ' days." " Twenty
millions of dollars was fixjd as the
standard above which they would not
go. Kow, a comparison of the ex
penditures while Van Buren was .m
power with the expenses attending
the management of the Governmeut
at the present time, will afford an in
teresting commentary on whig prom
ises, and present j in the strongest
possible light the corruptions and
profligacy of that party.
The expenses under Mr. Van. Bu
ren were as follows?
1837 - -183S
- - j
1839 - - ' .
1810 - - !
These are the figures by which the
ingenuity of whig journalists .and
whig stumpers, created a perfect pan
ic all over the country. It will be
borne in mind, that : during this
whole timb, the Government was bur
thened wiith the heavy cost of the
Seminole vvar. But now let us look,
at the Govermental expenses, since
the accession of whigs to power, and
see to what an enormous extent they
have been swelled. I ! .
The expenses foil the year ending
kind expressions of regard that pass
so current among whig
eaders, as for
instance the friendly jJndications of
mutual esteem that
been displayed by Met'
and Brooks. It is "further seen in
the dissensions, and biijttcr. antago
nism that have characterized every
popular assembly of thi whig party
since the agitation of jthe" presiden
tial aucstioa commenced, i And it is
further seen in the
presses of the party,
union is indeed of the
torv character. In fact the attach
ment of the two sections ofj the whig
party for each other, is very much
like that, of two membejrs of the , fe
line' race, fastened togejther by their
caudal appendages aud suspended
across a clothes line.
Wiiig pKOSrECT ix Ntr.Tii Caroli
na. The following piithy declara
tions from the Washington (N. 'C.)
Commercial, a leading whig journal
of the "Old North State" will proba
bly be read with interest, if not in
struction, by those few lof her politi
cian's who, like Messrs. langum and
Stanly, are striving to bring about
the nomination of Gen. Scott, i The
journal speaks out fraiikjy, and says:
"It will be quite sale lor politicians
we think, in making' the presidential
nominations in convention, to set
North Carolina down as a 'gone case'
te whigs, unless Filln
:iee for President, ai
June, 1849, were
June, 1850, were
June, 1851, were
These i facts and
thee he : iow returns
"Oh iflrel thou
brother: 'during life
on entering a new state of existence.
"O Air! whileXthe breathjpf life
continued, our t brother7 respired. by
thee; his last breath! is now departed;
to thee we "yield hini. , J
"0 Water! thou didst contribute
to the life of our brother; thou wast
one of his sustaining elements His
remains are now
honor be pleased ' to
ru Jtiartii! to ttiee we commend ! tell us what olience we-. have com
.our trot. ier; ol thee he was termed,! muted: inquired our American ;tncv exhibit the utter insincerity of
t.iw. ; .v,uv. i ine wing leaders in uieir pieugus 10
"You have publicly insulted the!rL1(luce tho nat;onai expenditures to
hast claimed our j Prince President," replied the mag- j the Iowcst revenue Standard, also ap
hc subsisted by istrate, while he called their attcn-1 ron 0U(iv for the restoration of the
i I XI i I . ,i i j" I . 1 1 ... I ... .
liij luuuenceriju nature; 10 iiue weition to tne conversation w men uiuy ; democratic party. Are the people
commit hisXbody,. thou emtlem of had held oi) the evening previous, in i vym that the fruijs of their honest
purity. .Matins Spirit be purihed regard to the removal lrom the hiy-; toil sl 11 bc t5)US g(JaandCrcd for the
see fo4he Tuilleries. ! i
' !"What!n exclaimed both friends,
"do you send people io prison for so
trifling an offence?" t ; j
"Our duties are rigorous," replied
the Prefect "Were i we to forget
them, we should" be responsible ! for
neglect, and would not only lose;ourji)CcauSG tt,G -Mj, Cabinet officers
dispersed; receive; position, but become ourself an !ob-!iinYP rrnawed like rats under the
the shar of hini who has now taken ,ject of persecution. I confidently j treasury door, and have abstracted
' I ." - . aui&e jouoi uie&e uuu-., uuu i -j the money lrom the strong Doxcs.
; ; ! commend you to keep silent on L all They have contrived to - swindle ! the
Indian lands. j political supjccis. ; ii'usc not, ,uioj?u ; Government to the tune ot millions.
Fillmore is the
nominee lor 1'ivsident, and uraham
for Vice President The substitu
tion of some other name for Graham,
if it were not made clar that the
success of the party required it,
might not defeat tho ticket, though
it would put it in peril. But without
Fillmore there is no prospect of suc
cess here with him we are confident
the State will be carried by the whigs.''
All the signs indicate that Gen.
Scott will be the nc mince, and that
both before the election and after
wards . North Carolina : mil be set
down as 'a gone case.' Union.
A. 1 1 I' i A
use ol the drones wno micsi me
i treasury hive, corrupting - and con
taminating all who come within the
range of their influence.'
The question arises, what has
caused the expenditure of these enor-
- - i . .
mous sums? We answer, in part
an everh sting flight
Great. .Cession of
The Senate is 'aboui
very important treaty.
gotiatcd last summer by
sey, of 'Minnesota, Col
another Commissioner wi
act upon a! whom you do not know welL.'arid
It was ne-l sneak not too loud! !In these days
Govl Ram- j walls have cars, and the breeze is a
Todd, and police agent at the service of - Louis
h th) Sioux ?NapoIeoii.'! ll ! ; i
bibe, of the Kiver St-Peters, and With these kind of admonitions,
pther streams between the father of I the two friehdjvere dismissed before :nt0 jie SCcret of one of the princi
fvaters and the lied river j of the they had recovered, lrom "the amaze- i pics of the campaign, through the
Korth. - By this treaty the tribe ment of their enormous offence! ! columns of the Cincinnati Gazette,
agrees 'to 'cede about '40,000 ''muiCiimnnaU Aonpapml. thus : "Gen. Scott brought a single
piles of territory between the north
"One of tue . PRiNCir'LES." The
committee who have the whig native
American candidate ifor President in
charge, have kindly let the people
and to cheer and
brighten your de
clining ybirs. Do not let your too
gratification in hearing that , voice
recite the verses bfrHomer.or Sopho
cles in the original Greek Charles
Woodford's reading is music."
't ''Itis music which neither of you
are likely to hear again," interrupted
great fondness for me, stand in the
wjjy of their happiness! Make me
not so Od ous toi t lem, and to myself
dear fatter! Lep me live always
with you, and for you always your
own Agns!,' Add blushing at the
ks with which she had spo
ken, she lent her head over the mar
ble basin, whose waters j reflecteif her
fair image), as if she had really been
the Grecian statue to which, while
rn boundary i of iOwa, St Peters'
ind Missouri rivers. I This' tract in
cludes about !3O,O00,O0O of acres.
The Government pays what is equiv
ulentto ten cents per acre for this
purchase. 1 Half a million of dollars
Mill -be paid down
goods: and 850,000
years thereafter. - The lands will be
(immediately surveyed and put in
m money and
a year for fifty
- - i . i
' Mr. Taylor,- of .Cincinnati, of the
firm of Puillips, Taylor j&. Co., wai
recently arrested on ja requisition o '
the Governor of Pennsylvania!, am
subsequently released through a writ
ol habeas corpus; '.several days jalterj
wards, he was ogain arrest id anil hur
ried off ion a j.ittsburg. boat, tefore
he coulc,' secure the sen ices of an
attorney, literally kidnapped and
borne off. If he had- beeli a negro,
while man, the matter!
f little con
would not have permitted the act
but as he was only a fespectabh
. The Mobile and Ohio Railroad.
. Tho Molnle Advertiser sAys of
this great enterprise : . j
"Oii the C'rst day! of June 'next,
thirty-three miles of the Mobile and
Ohio Railroad will be in working op
eration. ' j, ; 'I
"On the fifth day of May next, a
further section of forty-five miles to
Winchester, Miss., will be put under
contract I i -"j
"Early in July next, a further let
ting of eighty miles is advertised,
and in August next Another division
of one hundred milcsL which will car-
j ry the work in progress to the South
line ofvontotoc co., Miss. , :
"The means to accomplish so much
of the work are already fprovided, so
that no delayj suspension or failure
can be apprehended. I
"From Pontotoc tl the Tennessee
ing branch to jTennes
ty-two miles, costing
as per Engineer's es
br local work
sow to Ohio in 1783 and its progeny
in 17S7 numbered three thousand!"
Tt is not stited whether his "mind
'inrlt ties to the Opinion," that they
are yet citizens. !
- . .. i . .
"The whigs are "daily and; every
where, throughout the land, bccoin
ing more united, and it has now be
come a "fixed fact," that with frater
nal feelingsfand united exertions, the
nominee of the whig National Con
vention can be triumphantly elected.'
' The foregoing bit of bagatelle is
sliced from a Washington letter to
the New .York Tribune. It is either
a fine piece of humor, or the coolest
piece ol impudence that we have wit
nessed this many a clay. The evi
dencc of this grooving sentiment of
unity in the whig ranks is of the
most positive character. It is seen
in the hegifa of the Southern Mem
bers of .Congress, in a body, from the
Congressional Caucus of the party.
It is seen in the strife and acrimony
that disturbed the counsels of those
who remained. It is seen in the
"Hit him Again; he has no
Friends." The Telegraph devotes a
long article to the-subject' of South
ern Secession. That thing has been
dead-long ago. South Carolina her
self manifests ho disposition to re
vive it. , Democrats and whigs who
were connected with movements that
were said to lead to it, have, we be
lieve, concluded that the compromise
has given them all they are likely to
get, and that they will acquiesce in
a final settlement of the slavery
question. Surely our neighbor des
not apprehend, any .danger to the
country from that quarter, if thd com
promise be sustained; but may be ho
would rather light Secession' than
"lhat other ftilja ' One1 thing is
sure, he who strikes a dead man is
not apt to receive a lick in return;
except it be from some of the dead
man's friends, ! and Secession has
none in Tennessee. We. wish wo
could say as i much of politi-f
cal abolitionism. The people, we
think, have no fears of Secession now,
but of abolitionism they have somo
apprehension since it has called to its
aid such a distinguished chieftain ias;
Gen. Scott 31vr. Kws.
Not So! Tine whigs explain the
refusal of their. Congressional caucus
to endorse the !compromise, on ; the
ground that it v'as called ta fix a day
for the meeting of the' National Con
vention, and that any other business
was out of ordcr. This is' not the
case, by any means,' as will bo seen,
by the following 'copy otlhe call, pub-
hslied in the :! Washington newspa-
peik by direction of the lion. W.- P.
members of ; Congress
arejrequestcd to meet at the ocnate
Chdmber, on Friday evening -next,
the K)th Inst, to consider matters of
importance to th& whig party.
xroui mo auovu it.
-s the New ! Orleans Bulletin, a
whig paper, that not only Marshall's
compromise resolution was in order,
but that cvevj other matter of import-
anfb to the whta vanj, n.w c.i
Ktrictlv in order,! under tho most n-
gid construction 6f parliamentary law.
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