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"SEtEll! NKVtR! NEVEIIP '
. ! may be nssked,' and Imvti been ' asked,
When I am for a dissolution of the Union ?
fir 1 ;ansver,-Neve? !;Ncvc'r? iyuf !'IJnv
Cwy.Y :;:; ' '''
k . ' Y GEORGE W. CDTTEIl.- , '.
' '1 :.' -"-.Vr;. :' ' -V .'i' - I '
You nsk me when I'd rend the scrul! i ,
Our fnlH'ra, names aro written o'er,
When; I Would see our Aug unroll, ;
Its minglod stars and stripes ho mire;
When with a worse than felon's hand,
Or Teloii counsel I would sever J1 -; ' '
Th Union of this glorious land -u
: I answer, "Never, never, never.''-- ,
'SVhWfmA'ffrfdf'irt lawless mlgU,"" 1J, '
, Where carnage treads its crimson wuy.
' VV heto burning cities gild the night,
Where cannon smoke obscures the day;
In towns deserted fields of ground
Abandoned by tho faithful plough,
Security hope peaco profound,
The blessings heaven vouchsafes ye now.
Think yo that I could brook to see
The emblem wo have loved so long,
Home piecemeal o'er the distant sea,
Torn, trampled by a phrensied throng,
Divided, measured parceli'd out,
Tamely stirrender'd up forever
To gratify a Ian less rout
Of traitors! Never, never, never.
On yonder lone and lovely steep ;
The sculptor' an, the builder's power
A Ittixlmitrk o'er ihr el(li' r's sleep
Huvo reared a lofty funeral tower.
There ii vill stand until the river
That rolls beneaih shall cease to flow:
Ay, till that hill itself shall quaver
With nnture's last convulsive throe.
Upon that column's marble lias--,
lis hafi that soars into the sky
Tht. re still is room enough m truco
The list uf millions yet to dio.
And i would enter .nil its h'-'ht
And hrcodih. before ih hour of shamo,
'Till fjiiicti shall full wliereim to write
liven th! ii.iiials of a nanio.
Nay, I would hnsiv to swell thn ranks,
Dinxt tbe firo or I nd ilu v-ny
Whne bnnli! swepl the rifled r.uik.
And Kite lbs lerrifi -d files away.
Full blecdieg in the d.iubil'ul strif)
l1,enea:fi tin ni": "f " sir,'!'
. ' And dmw rny I at. biraili of lifrt
IJjl'i.r thai Union fl:ig expires.
Difsolvo the Union nay. removo
Thu lust asylum that is kaown
Where patriots find'n brother's love.
And truth may shelter from n throne!
C.ive up the Imp. of high renown,
The- legacy our father' will'd,
Ti ar our viciorintts fajl'M down
Before ihetr mifwiun is fullil'ed.
Dissolve tin Union while the lartli
Has yet a ijrnnt tn be slain;
As well repress the liglnnii'g's birth,
Or stop the henving of th main.
Dissolve the Union God or Heaven,
Wo know too well how much it cost;
A million bosoms sbnll be riven,
Ueforo one golden link is lti.
Nay, spread aloft our banner folds
High' as the heaven they resemble;
That every race this pliinei holds
Oenenih its shadow may assemble.
- And with the rainbow's dazzling pride,
Or clouds that burn upon the sEtes,
Inscribe upon its margin wide
, . Peace, Freedom, Union, Compromisel
. " " i w... r, niii Dnin. SELLING" A FELLOW. ' - I MRS. nmnMi.-., i . ,....... ; .. . ssSSj5Sss5SBg I ..
The South of Ireland is decidedly ntor
fertile and inviting than the North or West,
f ,ero is a deeper, a richer soil, and far less
mnO on the level low lands. The railroad
j from Dublin to Limerick runs throughout
4 iwpi a level plain, and though ii passes from
the vally ino Liffey across those of the
Barrowi ,l,a Durrow and the Suir, to that of
iho Slitt,,n"n "o perceptible, ridgo is crossed,
no tunnd traversed, and very .little rock
cutiiiv or embankment required. Althoigh
the htnhways 'are often carried over.iho
nack ut an absurd espenso, while the prin-'i
cipal depots are inde to cost thrice - what
ihi y should. I still cannot account for the
L'reat cost of the Irish railroads. .They
' . . . I I.. .11 .1... nnoi
wou'ij huve oeeu uuiu hi uuvnuii
in Jio Stairs, where! ilia wages of labor are
thrice as much as nere. no , puciww
the diflferenco ! Of course thoru is stealing
in ihe assessment ol land damages; min
there is everywhere. .-.When I was in Oal
wnv a caso was tried in which a proprietor,
Whoso bog was trosseu uy uio miuuiu
road, sued the company for more than the
appraisers had awatded him, and it was
proved on the h nis boB Ull(jrly
wonbless beftire, had been partially drained
and considerably increased in value by the
railroad. There seems io bo no conscience
in exacting dumages of iboso who invest
their tn..ny, often most reluctantly, in rail
roads, of which tlio main benefits aro uni
versal. In Ireland they have palpably and
iroatly benefitted every class but iho stock
holders, and these they have well iiigh ru-
int'd. ,,.'
There aro fewer ruins of dwellings r-c-nily
'elenred' and thrown down in the.
south than in the west, of Ireland ; .though
ihey nro nut unknown hero ; but I saw no
new ones going Up, save lit iinmedutio con
ni ctioii wiih tho railroads in enher section.
If government, society and ide;i nro to re
main as ihey have been, iho co'uiury may
beconsidered absoluioiy finished with noth
ing morn to do but decay. I trust, however,
ihni n new loaf is about to bo turned over ;
still it is mournful to puss through so lino u
country and see how the hand of d ton h i-
transfixed it. ISv.m knnencK, m. on; hot.
of ship navigation on ill.- glorioti, t siu.y
of the Shannon, with st nuili iai navig.uion
through tho heart of this populous ki.m looi
forsixiy or eighty miljs nbovi it, siiovs
buibhliL' y X'-ept ihe railroad
depot and the Uu'nn I'oor Mouse, wlioe us
jrrnicral aspect is that of stagnation, decline
and decay. The smaller towns between it
and Dublin have n likw gloomy appearance
Kildare, triili its deserted 'Curragh,' und
iis towering ruins, looks most dreary of all.
Muppv wine Irmluiiaii ''o '" a uow iano,
and amid the activities and hopes which it
inspires, is spared tho daily contemplation
of his country's ruin.
And yot tUeio are brighter shades to .the
picture. Nature, ever buoyant and impera
tive, does her best to remedy the ills created
by 'Man's inhumanity io Man.' The south
n rp and seems lar DCtter wuuueu :.-
ther the North or West, and thrifty young
rv., .,o n l irno nlantations soften the gloom
w hich unroofed and ruinous cabins would
n,.,rilv nfiTpRt. Tnounh the railroad
i-titwi CO Jill I
runs wholly through a mine, dull level.
sweeping ranges of hills appear in intervals i
on either side, exhibiting a lovely alteration
r rnliivation. erass and forast .o the do-
lightful traveller. Th"? bay crop is badly
saved so far, and some that has been cut
several days is still under the weather, while
a good deal, though long ripe, remaing uncut ;
ihn Wheat looks to me milt anu uneven,
Oa:i(ihe principal grain here) aro short
and generally poor; uut i never saw mo
taioe more luxuriant or promising, and the
area covered with tho noble fruit is most ex
tensive. The poor have a fashion of plant
ing the brd three to five feel wide wide
will narrow alleys between, which, though
iifiolving extra labor, must insure an extra
i .. .. ... . I.Lvimit nrvnpnr.
yield. anil prescniK n niu ui.,unnii.i i.
ance. Little Ryu was sown, but that little
was very gond ; Barley h sufilring from the
I .mrmv weather, but it is qmio thrilty. lot
I there is much nruU - land nlihor wholly neg
llocied or only yielding a littlo gats?, while 1
reclamation
".There was o moral i that dream."
A dream of the "Milford Bard," during
one of hia fits of mania a potu.
It seemed to--me," aaid'the Bard, as
though I had been suddenly aroused from
mv slumbers. - I looked around and found
myself In tlie center of a gay and happy
ciowd.' The first, Bensation I experienced
was that of b;;ing borne along with, a pecu
liar gentle moiirjnr. i looked aound and
found that I was In one of along -trai n of cars
that were gliding ver a railwuy; I 'Could
sco the tram fur, far ahead ;-it was .turning
a bend in the railway and seemed, to be
many miles in length... Il was composed of
cor.,; Each ear opened at thu top and was
filled with men and womtn all, happy, all
laughing, talking Vnd "sln'gTng. "The pecu
liar gentle motion of the car 'interested mo,
I looked over the side, and to my astonish
ment found that the railroad and, cars were
mado of class. The class wheols moved
over the glass rails without the least noise or
oscillation. This soft gliding motion pro
duced a feeling, of exquisite happiness. I
was so happy ! It seemed to ine ns if ev
erything was at rest within me I was full of
peaco." While I was wondering -over the
circumstance a new sighi attracted my gaze.
All along the road, on either side, within a
foot of , 4the track were laid long lines of cof
fins, oiie on either side of the roud, and ev
ery one containing a corpso, dressod for bu
rial, with its cold, white face upturned to
the light. The sight filled nvi with unut
terable horror.; I yl!nl in agony but could
make no sound.. I ho tmy throng around
Bt ABITBMBTICAI. tHOFESSIONi
mo only r- il milled tnoir singing anu iaugn
lor ut th.j sight of my agony, and we swept
on. ami on. ulidim with s'ass wheels, over
I iho slurs railroad, every moment coming
near"r ihe b'iiid which formed an angle
with tlie ro id, fur, far in tho distunco.
"Wimaro ilio.so?". I cried at last, point
ing to iho il' iel in tho Cdfiins.
Th iso are persons who mado the trip be
fore us.'' was r -p'y of one of the gay
est persons near ma.
"What trip?" I asked.
' W hy. the trip wh are now making. The
trip in iliesn gloss cars over this glass rail
road, was the answer.
' VV hy do they lie along the road, each
one in Ins colhn r
I was answered with a whisper and a
lull laugh which froza my blood.
"They were dashed to pieces nt the end
of iho railroad." replied he whom I ad
dressed. "You know the railroad termi
nates at an abyss thai is without bottom or
measure. It ts lined with pointed rocks.
As each car arrives at the end it precipitates
us. nncfipritrpra m thn. . k.. . . 1
dashed to pieces against the rocks, and their
bodies aro then brought up and placed in
coffins, as a warning to other passengers J
but no one minds it, we are so happy on
the glass rai'road." . i can never describe
the horror which these words inspired me.
"What is the nameol , glass railroad!
I asked. The person whom I addressed re
plied in the sam.e low voice
"It is the railroad of Habit. It is very
easy to gut into these cars, but very hard to
get out. For, once in these cars, every one
is ddiinhted with the soft elidinz motion
.-It. n..n mnlln on rrniltlll I
--0 O I ,y 1 ! -it- l.j ' .V i ..
Last summer, while engaged in. the to
bacco and cigar business, I used to have for
a customer in cheap cigars one of those
knowing fellows' whose knowledgo serves
battel to bore his victims, than advanCO sci
ence.., .Ypu .cotjldn't rnako, him , believe
that oh n I,, Tell him there wore regalia
cigari that, cost 440 per thousand it might
dd to stuff !oWn khe throats of those who
knew no better; Hwas none of thom. .' And
so it was with, vy thing; it always appear
ed his delight to Jrawrjio into some contro
versy, po matterwhai the subject,' in order
id hear himself (djd foWhV'r'triod 'every
ayA L oould1 ttrinko td-i cirtrhycnt Mm,
and lat length 1 didsucoeed in,, laying , him
out as flat as .flounder... ,. .
It was on Saturday in tho afternoon, ho
came In. made' bis purchase, seated him
self, io deal me out his usual portion; but I
waa awake for him. .- v v-.
'bapiain, said nave made up ray
v Tho subjoined sketch is given' of the ori
ginaiof of iho new costume bv ono who
knows her well, and will be read with inter
est by some of her admirers and followers:
"Therj arc perhaps, btit few women In tho
country, thatas writers possess thu origi
nality and sparkling; brilliancy, of Mrs.
Amelia Bloomer. Though moving in, and
belonging to, tho higher, ranks of society.
she may often be seen in -the cliaraoter of
a dministering angol," visiting lite poor and
afflicted, and extending a sisterly hand to
the sick and unfortunate. -Mrs. Bloomor is
now aboui twenty-eight years "of frig's. ' Sho
Was born in Courtland coumy,'NeW York,
antUToi iha,,.lust eleven years, (sincd her
marriage) has tcsided at Seneca Falls, a
pleasant and romantic little village, contain
ing a population of some five thousand in
habitants, and situated on the banka of Se
neca Eivos, eleven miles from the. foot of
Seneca Lake, and three miles West frnrr:
the Cayuga Bridge. Mr. Bloomer is a law-
mind to go b California, and if you wish to Iyer of much eminence, and, under the pre-
make a speculation, now is your time.', - sent Administration, holds the office of
'As how?fsaid ho.
Why, yell see them fifteen boxes of ci
gars? well, there are two hundred and fifty
in each bot, and I will let, you have the
whole fifteen at a low. rate, providing you
take them all.' .,. " - ' ' ' ' '
Very wei, said my friend, 'lot's hear the
conditions.'. ' --.I e .
.'You give, me pre cent for the first box,
two for tho second, four for the third, and
so on doubp for every box.'
Done!' (said he; fetch on your cigars.
Suppose you think that I haven't money
enough eh?' :
'Not at all, so lei's prOccod, ieio"s tne
first box.' I .,
He drew from his pocket a leothern purse,
and out of it a handful of coin.
And here' the cent,' Baid he, depositing
a green discoloied copper on the counter.
'Here is your second box.
And here's your two cents.
'Very well; here's your third box.'
'And here's your four cents.' said he,
chuckling.
Here's your fourth box.'
Exactly. And here's your eight cents.
Ha! ha! old fellow go on''
'Here's your fifth box,' said 1, handing
him another.
And here's your sixteen cents.
'And here's your sixth box.'
And ha! ha! ha! here's your thirty
two cents.
'Here's your seventh box.'
And here ha! by Jove, the joke is get-!-
mn .ink . !....'. viuit gixlU'faur -pnia.
and neatly half your cigars are gone.
Here's your eighth box,' said I, assu-
ming a cool inaitierence, mat periecuy
astonished the lellow.
cents.
THE BACHELOR'S LAMENT.
I om weary of a singlo life,
1 really wish I had a wife,
My years consume in grief and pain,
rtllU i.uiuiu pMivu) I t C til tain1
I've lived so long in doubt and fear,
The girls now fly mo liko a deer!
And if 1 ask a rosy miss,
If sho will grant me but a kiss?
Or Nancy will you bumy bridof .
Sho laughs as if she'd break her side!
Good Qod! must I endure such scorn ?
I really wish I'd ne'er been born,
Or had I shunned this deadly woo,
Sy wedlock twenty years ago. .
'"Jut well they may revile at me,
'I'm not the samo I usod to be; .
Iy beard is long! .My hcud is grey !
!My cyes'nresoro! my teeth decay !
.Ily shin is dirty and much worn !
"My coat Is old my clothes lorn !
3Iy shoes, alas! ihey have no soles I
My stockings have five hundrod hob s!
And all these woes and ills of life,
Aro owing io my want of my wife',
. Ploaao God if , I livq and tarry here,
I will have ono befuro a year; '
But should I unsuccessful prove,
In all tho fond intrigues of love. -Should
they despise mo and my poll',
I'll buy a rope and choke myself.
' A man of learning who makes nouso of
what ho ltnows, Is like a cloud winch gives
.io ram.
He hath riches iuffiol
io be charitabtu
nt wbo iiath enough
. .... i i i ..,.,,,.
perceive less uo nr.;.a..0
i i . I .y.A .t mi!ii'in:itii H
titan in tne west. m .-
tour of pleasure ibroiigh Ireland, but the
reality is more pn.nfui t'nt amielpa'.ed.
Of all I have seen nt w.rk in tho nui..i to
day, cutting and canyin tun. b'..-Mig i'i4-.
toes, shaking out Hay, &e , ut least oii'
third were women. If 1 could h-.iieve their
fathers and husbands wero in A;ueilca,
plonring lands and creeling enhins fr lln.ir
future homos. I should not regret i his Hut
the probability is that only a low ol thorn
are there or hopefully emp'ojed anywhere,
whilo hundreds of neglected, weedy, un
promising patches of cultivation show that,
narrow as the holdings mainly are. they are
yot often urskilllully cultivated. Tho end
of this is of course eiectmeni and the Un
ion Work-House. Alas! unhappy Ireland!
Horace Greeley.
Introduction of Women into the Med
loir. Profession. Tho Idea seems to be
making rapid progress throughout the coun
try. In ihe August number of Godey's La
dv's book. Mrs. Sarah J. Hale, tho editor,
has tnkon un the subiect in earnest. ' There
aro," she writes, "a few self-evident propo
bilious, nnd ii would bo questioning tho com
mon senso of mankind to doubi tho goneral
i belief on ihcso points. Ono is, that women
I aro by nature better qualified than men to
j tako chargo sf tho sick and suffering ; a sec
ond, that mothers should know tho best
means 01 preserving tnu neanu
ehlldrens and a ihird point is, that lemaie
. . . ..
nin-ctHnnn rn ihn nrooer attendants tor
i " " . . '
ihPir own sex in 110 nour 01 Borrow..
. In speaking of tho exclusion of females
from the profession, sh3 says, "To this prac
tice, and consequently tho ignorance and
helplessness of women, as regards ihoir own
l cniicnv Anil ihi'ir e 111 iiren s wen u mm"
we bulievo is in a great moasurc, to bo at
tributed tho increased and increasing, con
stiiutional ill health of the .American peo
ple." ".
Ii is safer to be humble with ono laluntJ
than io be f roud with ton. '
. i.. i r - i. !.. :i
i ne cars move so gunny i i eu, u is run
road of Habit, and with glass wheels wo
are whirling over tho glass railroad toward
tho fathomless abyss. In a Tew moments
we'll bo there ; and then they will bring our
bodies and put them in coffins as a warning
to others, but no body will mind il will
thev?"
...... i
1 was choked with horror, I snuggled tor
breath rnado frantic efforu to leap from
the cars, and in tho struggling nwoke.
I knew it was only a dream, and yel
whonever I think of it, I can see ihat long
line of cars moving gently over tho glass
railroad. I can soo tho dead in their colhns
clear and distinct on either sido of the
road, and while the laughter and singing of
the gay and happy passengers resound in
mv ears, I only see thoso cold faces of the
dead, with their classy eves uplifted and
their frozen hands upon their shrouds,
was a horrible 'drown. :
And the Bard's changing features and
brightening eve attested the emotion that
had been aroused by the mere memory of
ihn dream.
It was, indeed a horrible dream, a Ion:
train of glass ears, gliding over a glass rail
way, freighted with youth, benuty, and mu-
ic, whilo on either hand are stretched tho
leiinis of yesterday, eliding over the rail
way of habit, towards the fathomless abyss.
"There was a moral in that dream."
Render, aro you addicted to any sinful hab
it! Break il off, ore you dash againsi the
rocks.
Postmaster, hia only assistant being that of
his talented wife, ihoreby proving her doc
trine, that woman has only to be properly
educated to prove herself competent to trans
act many kinds of business now wholly
given up to men.
1 Some few persons at a distance hove sup
posed because Mrs. Bloomer camo out in
print ns a fearless advocate of short dresses
and trousers, that her manners were coarse,
bold, and masculine, and that her appear
ance in ihe sireet must, as a matter of
course; bo far from that of a refined and
modest- ladv. Nothing, however, rnn !,
lanner Iroin tno irutu Sum such a supposi
tion. We huvo met her in various parts of
the Empire State, and, whether she appears
in' the streets of her own village, or among
entire sirangcrs, she ulways has that same
unassuming, modest deportment, and child
like simplicity, so univurntlly admired and
praised in the female s- x, but s i seldom
Set n, anu neurs nui g " mm,
heard. If ihere should, by chnee, bo Con
gregated upon the sidewalk, a company of
loul-mouthed reprobuies, whose only reenui
mendaiion lo ihe friends of.humaniiy is,
fiMiuilos, unJ who
shnnlrl tnUn It unon themselves, us the "lords
of creation," to dictate what a woman should
. 0kn,ii,l n..t wear, and should express ihmr
ih hearing of Mrs. Bloomer, sho
neither drops her head in shtme and morii
(Wion. uouiB oui her lips, and flirts pust
.u ., nnaeinn. nor turns upon her heel
in trive them a cold look of disdain and con
ooin otina uuu to every
thing that passes; and her countenance con
tinues to express that same purity and hap
piness within, that would be expected from
a cniiu oi niieen, einjug m .
The following sialemsnt of a curious plic
stsmenon in vegetable, life,: must, 1 think,
prove valuable to every fruii-growcr and ag
riculturist, as it is cenuinly interesting to
every investigator ol vegetation.
'About iho first of July, I ob;crved in a
small pear orchard some ix or eight large
and healthy looking trees entirely divested
of the bark, Iron) th.Vlotver limbs to the
ground, a spaco of more ihanix feel. 1
inquired of tho: own:r, who, with a neigh
boring farmer wasiunding by, "whether he
desired' io kill thoso trees?" He replied
that, he did not, but that Im had removtd the
bark in order u impiovo their fruit and gen
'jral health. This, with my view v( the
vegetable eco'nrjmy, appeared so absurdly
ridiculous, that I laughingly remarked, "ho
might jusi as well cut oft a man's head, and
expect him lo live on in renewed and vigor
ous health." He told me that hq once
thought so also, but ho now know that w hen
iho bark was entirely striooed from ilm bodv
of a treo, during any of the three or four
longest days in June, it wotild be replaced
with new bark, and the tree would bs alto
gether more thrifty. 1 started on my horse,
and with a very significant gesture, inquired
"if he saw anything particularly verdunt
besides the troes." His neighbor then in
terposed, and assured mo that nil 1 hud boon
told was serious truth, und that if I would
go wiih him to his orchard, ha would show
me healthy and flourishing irees. that had
been barked in iho sumo way some years be
fore, thu bark being now perfectly ronowed.
1 did not go to sae them, but a few days ago
I examined those first mentioned, and found
the denuded trunk covor,ej ,?r'ii,h',orttfl
inch thick. I have passed ill se trees ut
most daily, since the commencement of this
process, and could not discover tlint :Iu ma-
turaiion of ilia fruit had been retarded, or
tlint tho verdure underwent the slightest
change.
In ha publication of this cae, n is my
desite to cali the attention of some one of
'our roudurs acquainted wiih ihis phenome
non and its lationalis to ihn KUej-fi, ftiiu ask
for iis explanation. In my inquiries thus
far. I have m i with but three intoiiigetit in
dividuals who were wi 'iot; tv b-.iievij the
story, and none th.u cul I ".hnn, by any
rcitioiiitl process the th or y n;nu which the
physiological rati-na i is hitsed. For my
own i.ari, I have u-'im to fT-.-i ; for this is a
branch nf liaiural sen-nun tlint 1 huvo never
tfiveu ihe cur.-1'ul muI, it devives. 1 sim
ply submit ilu- seiiein. m. vouching for iis
truth. b. x. S.- I none L,-ngr.
MYiti iti Vv lilltp. ,.
BV MItS. L. Sl&OUBKF.yr.
Ho! Eagle of our ha'ndwf Amesy"
Wilt drop ihino olive fulr,
And bid the shafts of war and wo
Speed bursting through the air!,
And the soa ring eagle answered, '
Waving his peace branch high,
"N ! Freedom's chieftan gave the trus'il
I'll guard it till I die!"
Ye stars that shine in sparkling b!u3 :
Upon your ban nc'r'd field . '
Shall half be stricken from your pt'acV
Anujiall in clouds concealed! ': - '
But silent were those glorious orbs', ',
With dreadamazutncni (Vujglii-1 ' p
Eaeltrembling in its crystal sphere
At thedark traitor thought!
Oh. hutnon hearts, to concord trained"
By tiros who stood of yore, v
As brothers when around tlieir homes
Tlie Lion tramped In gore ;
Will yo ihe heritage thoy woiv
With ruthless hands divido ?
Or rend ihe'Gordian knot thoy drew
Around you when they died J
Then from the Pater Puiriae's tomb.
Beneath Mount Vernon's shade
And fronuheMiero's bed, who sleeps
In Nashville s.beauteous glade-
Where sire and son repose,
"Break not that band!" a solemn voics
In deep accordance rose.
Hark! hark! o'er forests robed iusnow
In sunny, flower-crowned vales
From where the Atlantic's tbundet tono
The far Pacific hails ;
From man, and dell, where millions dwell
By prairie, lake and hill
Ro;ls on, the full sublime response,
' We never, never will! "
'And hero's your dollar and iwenty-eight Dej 0f flowers, and her thoughts occupied
Hera's vour ninth box.'
And here's your letmeaeo ah! two
dollars and fifty-six cents.'
'Here s your tenth box.
Here he drew his purso thoughtfully, and
on ihe slate mado a small calculation.
And hero's vour five dollars and twelve
only with the goodness and wisdom of an
all-wise God. There is something straugo
in all this, for there are but few persons,
male or female, who can wholly control
their emotions, when they are made the ob
ject of ridicule.
A World's Fair Curiosity. One of
tho curiosities of the great British nation
has not yet been admitted to the Lrysiul
Pulaco. If it could have a corner allotted
allotted to it, all other sights of Christen
dom, Heathendom, or Savagedom would
have toveil at once, brceley, in one ol his
letters, speaks of it, and trieso describe ii
I have been painluliy disappointed in tne
apparent condition of iho peasantry on the
line of travel Irom He I last to JJuulin, which
I had understood formed an exception to the
general misery of Ireland. Out of the
towns, not one habitation in ton is ht lor nu
man beings to live in, bui meru low, cramp
ed liovels of rock, mud and straw; not ono
half tha fninilios on iha wav seem to have
so much as an acre of land to each house
hold: not half the man to bo soon havo coats
to their backs, and not ono in four of the
women and children havo each a pair of
shoes or . stockings. And those feet! if the
owners would only wash litem once a week
tho general aspect of affairs in this section
would be materially brightened. Wretch
editess, rugs and despair salute mo on every
sido; and it this bo the besl part ol Ireland
what must tho state of the worst be?
cents.'
'Here's your eleventh box.'
And here's vour twice five is ten, twice
twelve is twenty-four ten dollars and twenty-four
cents.'
At this stage of ihe game he had got quite
docile, and I continued
Here's your twelfth box; hand over twen
ty dollars and forty-eight cents.'
Here toe gioouies oi perspiration, large
as marrow-fat peas stood out in bold reliet
on his face, bui at length ne deaiea out me
sum.
'Here's yeur thitieenih box fork over
your forty dollars and ninety-six cents.
Ai this crisis he looked perfectly wild.
The sweat was pouring off him in streams
and the tobacco juice was running out of
his mouth.
'F-o-r-t-y n-t-n-e-t-y-s-i-. If I do, I do
but . ,
And raking his pile into his hat, he crush
ed it on his head, and made his exit at a
rate of speed altogether unheard of; and I
have never seen him near enough to speak
is him from ihat day to this. New York
Spirit of the Times.
AGRICULTURE IN FRANCE.
A letter writer for ihe Washington Repub
lic says :
A trip of six hundred aud fi ty miles, from
the northern io the southorn extremity of
France, justifies me in the expiession of my
opinion that God's sun does n n shed its rays
on so lair a land, or one so inorotignty cul
tivated. The whole country is literally a
TENDENCY
OF CORRUPT
TURK.
LIT ERA -
garden. Every square tool from ihe moun
tain lop down to tne lowest ravine, is mane
to produce something if it is susceptible of it.
Their mode of planting or sowing their crops sorrowing of misery, and iho harvesting of
wnetner on piain or niu siue, pruuuees mo gorrow, from iho pages ol numati taces, mien
To draw only virtuous characters in this
age, is 10 write unnaturally to be clussed
among the many good meaning, milk nnd
water authors, who, like the aforesaid bev
erage, do neither good nor harm.
So says un author who has recently writ
ten a book in which it moy readily be in
ferred, are very few 'milk and wator' per-
that ia. the honest anu virtuous
sii-mir ns It Id snid angel's visits' do, few
times and far between. The unprincipled,
the coarse and the vulgar, are by no means
limited as to quantity or Uehcteni in quality
of a certain and not very exalted kind.
Now we unfortunately ; or fortunately,
(which is it?) are so obtuse ihat wo cunnot
e how morality can either bo inculcated
or strengthened by the broad doclineation of
vicious character, lei 11 do porirayeu in inn
i,i.on evnr so elecant. draped with nil the
t"" " ..
itliiinrinsr ornaments ol an
O . . . . . L -!--.. ... ...I . .1 . .U-
more cnretui in us cnoice ui wurus, uuu mo
sentiments ihey cover, but do noi conceal
Noiihi.r do we believe thai Umse writers
who dwell more upon ihe good in humanity,
are milk and waier authors ; if thew ure.
God grant they may grow and multiply, for
thpv are noedel 10 counteract me immense
amount of evil which the VrofiVate press is
doing nt this day. Milk is an unndoto 10
some virulent poisons, and water was given
by God for the maintenance of life; we
should perish without ii : better be fad on
such dint than drink of distilled death from
the fountains of a corrupt mind.
Wo do not need 10 bo made acquainted
wiih vice through novels ihat wo may shun
it ; for every day unioias some iresn e.xsui
nU .if iia rlnndlv olFecis. Wo con read the
r . '.
CHOICE SAYINGS'
Another social and imhis.rial revolution
in cities is about lo bo made by the agency
of Yankee ingenuity, to wit: n sewing ma
chine. Tho Ohio Slate Journal says of
this innovation on old fashions:
"It is ihe most perfect and ad mirablo spec
imen of Yankee ingenuity and skill wo have
ever seen, not excepting machines for ma
king cards and pins. We havo not enough
skill in mechanics to describe this wonderful
invention. We can only say ii is built nf
iron and brass ; all parts of it appear to be
ol the most substantial character, and very
little liable to gel out of repair. It is com
pact not occupying much, if any, more room
than an ordinary applo paring machine. It
is propelled by a treadle, worked by the heel
and toe of the foot.
The cloth to be worked is laid on n plain
metallic surface, and ihe needle pierces it,
and makes its stitches in an ordinary rate of
motion, to the number ol seven or eight
hundred per minute. It can ao driven to
twico this speed, the cloth is moved on a
cylinder just such distanco between each
stitch, so that theso are perfectly uniform in
distance from each other, and all on the
same scam precisely alike. It can be grad
uated 10 make the stitcho9 closo, so close r.s
to touch each other apparently, 'or to make
them an inch apart. The thread can, by n
simple procoss, bo drawn tight, or lie let
more loose. The seams are sewed very
firmly. Thoy do not t ip so easily as ordina
ry sewing, and can bo mude j 1st as strong ns
the thread will allow.
Any shaped seam may ha sewed, either
straight ahead or crooking in every direction.
Thu only thing it cannot do, is 10 mako but
ton holes nnd sew on buttons. When once
sinned, it can r,n:tily carry thread enough 10
run 11 tuiii n-day without snipping. e
havn seen the bosom of n fine shirt ihat wus
inched bv it. No eve is aceuraie as un
eruruto machine, und, of Course, in all
iliul class of sewing where the studies ap
pear, a or. satin v.-sts. quilling, iic. the
ik is ct mini v superior to that ol the
most I'Xpeiieneod hand.
litis 1 it v 1 1111. n is undoubtedly one ol the
greatest labor saving machines of ihe day,
and can hardly lail to work a complete rev
olution in this Innnch of business.
These machines are mado in New-York.
Our remembering an injury does us mora
hurt than receiving ii.
Our virtues would be proud if our vices
knew them not.
The man who feels Ignorant shqujd at.
trcasi oe moaesi. , ' .
"The memory of ihe just is blessed but
the memory of he wicked shall rot.
We discover great beauty in those wrio
are not beautiful, if they possess a genuine
truthfulness, simplicity, and sincerity.
Tho wisest man is he who has the most
complaisance for others.
If you wish that your own merit should
be allowed, recognize the inerii of oth
ers Tho world is loo narrow for two quarrel
some fools to live in it.
He whojias not his hand open, has his
heart shut.
We esteem in this world tho e who do
not merit our esteem, nnd neglect persons
of true worth ; but the world is like tho
ocean tho;pcarl js in is depths, the sea
weed swims.
It i3 not astonishing th-tt a wise man
s'tould koop silence among warriors. The
noise of the trumpet drowns the music of
iho lute.
In whatsoever, house ye. enter, romain
master of your eyes and tonguo.
W hy repent a second time of an action
of which wethava alroaeJyTepenied ?
One can live well4wiihout a brother, bat
not without a friend.
To live amidst general regu'd is liko sil
ling in the, sunshine 'cuimind sweot.'
Humility is the low bui broad and u.-ep
foundation of every virtue.
Pationco is power in a man.
to reign his spirit.
Tho end of philosophy is 10 subdue the
passions, and prepare mankind for every
condition oT life.
Fortune comes with chains on her feel,
but when she retires she breaks ihrjtn all in
the t'fforiof lior flight. , . . . , . '
finest effect on the appearance of tho land
1 1 t 1
scape; the space allotted tor eacn crop is
laid out in squares or parallelograms with
mathematical precision, and, whethoi large
or small, the best garden could not be divi
ded with belter accuracy. As there are no
fences or hedges, nnd as the dilterent crops
aao in various stages of maturity, you can
imagine the the variety of hues that meet
the eve, and tho magnificence of iho pano
rama that stretches out in every direction as
far as the vision can penetrate.. I am sorry
10 add in this connection, that scvcn-elghtus
of tho agricultural labor is porformod by fe
males, while two or three hundred stalwart
men in uniform are idling away ihoir time
in the barracks of the cities and villages.
In tho absence of fences, cattle secured by
rope?, are driven to their pasturage by fe
males ; sheep aro confinod within the re
quired limits by boys assisted by a shep
herd s dog. . bpeaktng or cattle reminds me
that notwithstanding fresh pork is ubundunt
enough in market, both in England and
France, I have not seen a live porker in ei
ther country."
with nhnmo: every ogo has lilted us warn
ing voico through examplo of ill-fated
wrpir-hps. whose lives havo given melacholy
evidence ihoi 'tho wages of sin is death;'
thcroforo we need no careful and studious
tracing of baleful thoughts, no sltnilul roa-
nninr on infidol premises., no artlul warn-
? . . ' t.i .L -I..II . .
ncr nf tho circumstances, wuieii ainm mem
thn act of crini?, no record of
aetions which a pure mind should blush to
Dcruso. Sin and its attendant suteliius are
oh every hand, and ho who runs may read
A tremendous responsibility re;ts upon
.l.:,o m tvhnni nowor his been given to
mnnld tho minds of mon, and whether they
will hear or forbear, will not matter in that
time when judgment shall bu meted Out to
ihoin :. then ihoso who havo perverted the
gud like in their nnturrs, and turned their
mlenta to a wretched account, will vainly
wish thev had done neiiher'guod nor harm
riithnr ihan havo bien instrumontil of tic
complishing a Hale, good and n great aiuotini
of evil. Ulirc urancn.
The poor man's penny unjustly detained
a coal of firo in a rich man's purso.
Teach children to leva everything ihat
'beautiful, and you will leach them to be
useful and good.
warning him
(trA correspondent of the Philadelphia
Ledger, whosijiiis lumsoll 'somebody, asks
Does anybody know anybody T 11 ihey
do, I wish anybody would tell somebody to
tell anybody to mind nobody s business but
his own. And then everybody would gel
along much better, and feel more pleason,
it nobody meddled with what was nobody's
business bui his own.'. Very sensibla and
good advice, but which could not bp. driven
into some people with a slodge-hp.mmer.
Wo heard the other day an original and
highly ingenious interpretation of a scriptu
ral passage which throws iho nouteness of
Ulark and Henry quao into tho, shade, A
schoolboy down east, who was noted among
his plav fellows for his trolicks among the
girls, was reading uloud in, the Old Testa
ment, whon coming to tho paiSnco"Makinc
tho wasto places glad, "ho was asked by the
pedagouga what it meant. 1 ht youngster
paused scratched his head but could give
no answer, whon up jumped more preco
cious urchin and cried out
"I know what It means, master It moans
hugging tho girls; for Tom Ross is always
hugging 'em. round ihu waist, nnd il m:ikcs
lirm feel as gin I ns can bo! " ,
Yv'e find in an English paper the following
extract from an unpublished lecturo on tho
progress of the arts and sciences and the un
liquiiy of Freo Masonry.
'Free Masonry, we aro informed, was re
duced iu rules at the. building of Solou on's
Temple, and ihere is every reason lo believo
that some bond of Union was necessary in
such a congregated mnss of workmen.
Die number of masons employed in buil
ding tho temple, was ono hundred and thir
teen thousand and six hundred, besides the
men of burden, not I'teu Masons, who
amounted 10 seventy thousand more.
The foot-stone ol Yhis mighty fabric was
levelled in the fnurth year of Solomon's
reign, the third arier 1I10 death of David, and
the 480th year, after iho passago of the He
brews through iho Red Sea. The building
commenced in Mount Mori th 'on Monday,
the secr.nd day ol the month Zf, which an
swer? to the 21st of our April, and it was
linKhed in all pans in a littlo more than sev
en years, on tho Oth day of tho month Lull,
! which answers to our 23d day of October.
being thu second month of tho sacred yean
and the eleventh of Solomon's reign.
Every piece of edifice, w hether limber,
stone or metal, wt.s ready cut, framed or
polished at Juusalem, so ihat no other tool
was wanting, no other sound was heard,
than what was necessary to join the several
parts logeiher. All tho noiso of the ax.v .
hammer and saw, was confined to iha for
ests of Lebanon, and the quarries and plain's
of Zoradainth, that nothing might bj heard
among tho masons ofZionbut har nony and
peaco."
Tlio Forest City Bank, just organized ut
Cleavelund is mostly owned by the capitalists
ofi'iisburgh. The Free Banking law is bring
ing tnu.ii capital into tlio Siute, and thus
assisting our farmers and manufacture-is. Ay
all thi fiocol'ocos voted ngain.;t'this law, ton
its passigr, thoy will probably voto lor it
repukl should thoy obiuin ihe ascenV'v "o
thu Legislature. ','" .--'. f.
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