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"OR T HE D) Rt E A Ml.
4 7A. Story.from Real Life.
O% D. I COLD o L A 8 .
W iou give me a penny, sir?'
litt ragged boy, as I passed
he step of a door .ou wldch he
~~as si ttuge
There was something so unboggar
in te-tone Indmanner of the sup.
'pifeant, that I stopped.
aes,' sd I, and I took one from
- y pocket.
I looked the child in the face, there
was a degree of intelligence that
ommIaide4 Vteltion; nn expression,
o, that for uonent I faucied i
~d see ljbafore,
As I put the money into his hand
asked him -here he lived.
In a court over the bridge,' he re
-Wth your mother?'
S, Atb nd sisters.'
Thekoed hito from the main
- eet to leru more. III a few
ninutes Afeard enough to deter
~mineme-o accopanying him
oute4... We crossed Blackfriar's
rdge, and, af ter winding through
several courts and Alleys., on the
urrey side, and ,close by the riv
we st9pped at a small hovel,
!_PA .iz appeared 6t only for the abode
wretchedness and misery.
liT chilp ushed the d'oor open,
? a~ Ne -nterv l. Jn the centre of
oe -, upoiA what appe;.red to be
- the temains of. a piece of matting,
a : a oung,. won;an of apparent- t
ly1ve or six oLs1l twemity. In her s
- rmgwas i ifmat of very tender <
iyd;- kwo. r three little ones were
- etother in a corner, whose I
An y ppeareg pt~ ij bsh
ir eoatber raimI 'i1- from
-poisid for the liberty I had taken
m mtruding po.n her sorrows. She
~ni~erdinot, but burst .into tears. I
(fired her my arm to raise her from
the floor, and looked rottud, but in
-vain, fo' a chair cr stool,-tho walls
-r.ebare. She was too weak to
*tand. I stepped into the adjoining I
ienement -cottago I cannot call it,
and putting down balf-a-crown on
the table begged the loan o.f an.
ld chair, that was the .only furni
ture of one side of the apartment. t
When the poo.r .creature was seat
ed,I asked in whait wq I could I
best sere' her.
'Oh, siry! she replied,stood-food
fot aiy 0oor little .Oresl,
'-I gave the little felow who had
been my conductor, money, and bade
him get some oeat and bread. In I
an instant he was out of sight. I<
c'mforted as well as I was able the I
pparently dying woman.; told her I
thoa cidert that had brought me to
'her, and promised the little assis-:
tncethat might bo in my power. She
woald have spoken her thanks, bt it
lie&jstrengtli was exhausted with the I
ofew:vords she had already utterecd.
The' children, eocouraged by the
lind.torio of voice in which I spok-e, i
n~ows~one by one stolo from their
d corn ,-and came round me. Thtey 1
vo4l have been fine, hea~lthy .crea
t(1' if misery had not 'marked
herbofafrjier own;' but the cheek wvas
eillow, the eye sunten, the lip -thin I
,d livid. MIunger wias fast coo. -
suumgthem. As I looked upon I
--them my heart sank within me, and .
Sconld it drive back tihe tears that
'orced themselves .into my eyes. They <
'ell upon the forehead of the tallest of I
tho group; she loolked uip, and see
rng me weep, asked most piteouisly,
'Areiyou hungry, sir, too?'
Poor child! with her., hunger had<
*ever been associated with tears; the
~ sght of then pwt the qjuestion into:
'*'No,' said 5.; 'i ama not hungry.; bta
- yott arc,:arid shall soon be :fed.' a
vt 'nd nie.?'--'Apd nie?'---And me?' I
s'' oo~ni'pir the others; thoir eyes glis- I
ma~eig O they spoke.
.,~Yesp plllof you.!' I answere~l.
S jomie' tiae had now elapsed, andt
littlesscenger did not make his
'-~~. ~eranos.. 11 gre w :impatient, for I
~t~ ed rmoi~ substantial ,comrn
jft~thn orils. I moved to ;thef
do~4 po 1fo~r hiin. T1aking a I
~ '1eiv t~ upthe cdurt,:I found him .
~$ 1IO8~4~r be-pio.ll, and sed
~~ 'lme ho b~~
4.' - ~ ayo?"
away,' sobbed he, 'just as I was go
ing into the baker's shop.'
'Where is your father?' I asked.
'Over in the public-house, he con
tinued, 'tipsy; and, because I cried,
lie beat me-' and hero the poor lit
Jo fellow, putting down his hands,
,howed me his eye most frightful
My first impulse was to go over to
;he public-house; but, reflecting for
in instant on the state of those I had
ust left, I immediately went my
;elf and purchased such ready dres
;ed food as I thought would siffice
7or a good meal; and then, having
iad the child's wound properly at
:ended to, J returned to enjoy the
usury of seeing this starving family
yomparatively happy and comfurta.
)le. When I took my departure I
eft what money J had about me, and
>romised to renew my -visit before it
hould be e:bausted.
It was my intention to have
;one in a day or two; but the follow
ing circumstance prevented my do
ng so for a whole week.
On the next morning early I
vas sent for by an old gentleman
vith whom I was on terms of great
ntimacy, although our acquaintance
vas not of Jong standing. Ile was
bxtrcmely ill, and wished to make a
lisposition of his prop.er-ty.. I took
pen, and waited for his instructions.
'I give and bequeath,' said the
nvalid., all monies, houses, lands,
ad whatsoever else I may die pos
esseI of., to' lie paused, as if
onsidering. Suddenly hia coun
enance indicated a stro;g internal
trmggle, as if bitter recollections
ame upon him., which he was
letermined to discard. I put down
'Go on, sir! go ord' said he, hur
10 ilv. -','o-to Ihenry Masters-'
I,sTrted with r.stonslhment. It
'You cannot uen thia., air'' said
'I have no claim upon you to
uch an extent. I-'
'To IHenry Msters,' Ie repeated
lowly arnd distinctly..
I apprmached his pillow. 'Mv
lear friend, I have heard that you
iave a chil. Ought not-'
IHe put his hand upon my arm.
Child! 0h, yes! 1 know it; but I
ad forgotten it until this hour. For*
rears I have forgotten it! Why
hink of itnow? I will not think of
!' lie exclaimned violently; then fal
inl, back, and exerting extraordinary
elf-control, lie again repeated more
lecisively than .efore, 'to Ilen
I could not bear to write down
vords that vould sent out a child
orever without another effort: I
ommenced in a persuasive m.anner;
mnt lie instantly interrupted me; and
tis look and tone I shall not read
'Sir, said le, 'j made up my
nind on the most important part of
his matter years ago, wben I had
icalth, and strength, .and intellect
hout me. It i not honest to try and
nake we waver now .tha~t I am an
obeei~le old man.'
I could say no more, Uce again
epeated his instructions, and I ire
uc-tantly obeyed -them.
For some days I was his constant'
ttendant; indeed I scarcely ever left
his bedside. Occasionally his mind
vandeired, and then hiis mutterings
hr they were little .bette-had
mvideutly .connection with his last ra
ion al conversation-the (disposition
>f his property. -Bitter exclama
ions about his child-his daught.
~r, plainly showed that, though dis
wned, she was not, and could not
e .forgotjena. Once or twice lhe be
~ame calm and perfectly collected,
don each oQpportunity I ,endeavo
ed to bring him to a reconsideration
if the step he had taken.; but in
'ain, A was the only subject upon
vhich lie would not hear inc. I
earped from the physician in at
endanco .that his recovery was per.
'cctly hopeless; but that lie might
ingecr some little ,time. I longed
o see may poor dependants again,
mid, one mnorning when .my patient
ad fallen inato a deep slumber, J
ook my hat, and, qwietly stealing
'rem_ the chamber, udirected my
ootsteps to their abode. T1hie famn
ly wore in a state little better than
when I ;(irst saw them. Tfh wo
nan's husband, a reckless and in
eCraLte rinkard, judging fronm the
ood he founid ab honmo ,that from
mel quarter of hthe~r, sistanco hpd
his trembling partner, and ther
nearly the whole of the little money ]
had left behind; since which violence
he had not returned, Again I sup
plied the poor creatures with re
freshment, and attempted to soothe
the only one whom food could not
alone satisfy- the heartbroken moth,
She brie0y told me her story. It
was indeed a piteous one.
She was well connected; and, at
the time of her marriage, living with
her parents in comfort and afllucncc
in New York. They wished her to
connect herself with a man with
whom she felt she never could be
happy, and she refused. She was
secretly plighted to another,-se
cretly, for he was forbidden even her
father's house! Her father com
manded, her mother persuaded; but
it was in vain. Her's was a passion
that neither threat nor argument
could weaken. She married, and
was renounced, they told her, for
2ver! She turned to the chosen of
her heart; and, though the daught.
r wept, the wife triumphed! But
las! she leant upon a broken reed.
Hler love had glossed over faults
nay, vices-which calmerjudges had
rleteeted, and she had fancied per
Fection where all was frail. Ucr
hnsband cruelly 4eglected; her; she
was a married widow! Children
ame about -her; they were father.
ess! her mother tenderly loved
ter, and this wretchedncs brokeiir
ieart! Her father was of sterner
;tuff. In tho loss of his own partner,
le said, a murder hd been com
nitted, and he .doqbly steeled him
ielf against its unnatural author.
'hen it was that in utter despair she
eft her country, long urged to the
itep by her husband, who said he
oul get employment here; and who
;olemnly proinised that in. a new
A3'T i '-. C . .. . .A .-r
lint, once removed from his iautia
>f ruin and dissipation, he would
'orawear them for ever, and strive to
(ecp holy that sacred -vow which
)OUnd him to 'forsake all others, and
,ling only unto her.'
On his arrival in England he suc
leeded in obtaining a lucrative situ
Ition, and for a brief period all was
vell; but soon the dcmon, Drunkcn
less, again had hold upon hiu, and
eo was lost forever.
Friendless, and alone, she strug
.led against the stream of adversity;
ter health and strength soon failed
ier, and she fell into utter destitu
ion,-in utter destitutio.n I had in
Iced found her!
This was a slight outline of her
-ad history. At its conclusion she
murst into a violent paroxysm of
:cars. i1 stvtch moeien.td words of
,onsolation are but caustics, keep
n" open wounds they cannot cure: I
itteuipted them not. The violence
X this fit had in some degreo ex
austed itself, aund I was about to
;peak of doing something for her
-hildren, when a knocking at the
loor, accompanied by several voices
alking in a suppressed tonec, made
ne start from my scat. I undid
le hatch, and three men entered,
carinig in their arms *a fourth ini a
They laid their burden on the
lor with but little ceremony, and
wvould have departed without a word.
'Stay!' said X, seiyzing the arm of
>nc of' tdhe party. 'Who is this? and
what is the matter?'
'It is uty husband!' my poor hius
bandl!' exclaimed the wretched wife,
'Yes; and drunk as usual!' added
the man in a brutal manner as he
slammred the door aller him.
I east hut one look at the face of
the lost being at my feet. It was
enou gh: distortion w~as in every feat.
'F"or .God's sake!' said T, purs'uing
rnd comning up with the party who
had just left us, 'fetch me a medical
man. Ilere is money; and I will
pay you better by and by.'
Money made thtem Samar itans
lthey hurried ofl' to obey me. I re
tur'ned. .On the floor, and in a
state of' insensibility, lay stretched
tho long..neglecting, degraded hus.
band; and, hanging over- him in
ill the agony of'.doubt and fear', the
n egleected, longenduring wife. It
was a picture that touched me te
'Ihenry! IHenry!' she shrieked. Oh!
apeakc to me! speak! but one word!
But. L~o snoan not- hi moni w'm
frightfully distorted; his lips lived
'Look at me!' she continued, pres
aing his hand; 'look iAt we! and she
spoke with a winni-g affection of
tone and manner, thuA the conscious.
ness could not have withstood; but
his ears were scaled, and his eyes full
A surgeon now catne in; he looked
at him, and, having modo some in.
quiries as to the length of time lie
had been in the state he saw, at
once pronounced his fe.ars for the
very worst. He immediately bled
him in the arm, and as quickly as
possible cupped hin frebly in the
neck. During the Itter operation
his patient showed for an instant some
signs of returning feeling, and this,
by the look with whici he gazed upon
his agoiised wife. To attempt to
describe that look would be attemp
ting that to which no language is
equal. I think no pencil could
have ever done it, wuch less a
pen. It was one which told that
the vision of hia past life, concentra
ted, flashed suddeniy before him;
a life during which slie who was his
ministoring angel had been a victim
to cruelty and neglect: there was
an intensity of gaze, 1oo, as he felt
that lie was looking his last. It was
a lingering spark of qtion strug
gling into light throng ,'ark her
rors of remorse. Agi 'nd again
she breathed comfort and reconcilia
tion into his ear. I know not
whether her' words reached his
heart. I fear that with the excep.
tion of that one momentary gleam of
reality, there was a- prostration of
power and intellect whc i denied him
such a blessing. I '4e -not, will
not go fuller into de.aiJ jie died the
samc afternoon, some. ew hours af
ter he had been bron;'ht home.
hr a persoJ'el a
and to remain with t te corpse ' til
I coubl give orders fo: its internm2ut.
'The wi(w .an.d chiirep I rei vcd
to place with a relati.ve of my own
unl tle funcral should have taen I
place. I did so. B3eforp tal.in.
leave, I begged tl- heart brokcn
\woman to tell nie her family
name, that I might write to her
friends in America on her behalf.
'Friends,' said she, 'I have none.
My mother was my only friend, and
8he is gene'
'But you have a fadier said I.
'I know not she coi.tinued; 'I have
not. known for years. Most likely
lie :s gone too!'
'At ary rate I will write-'
'Not to America,' she replied;
'for- when my poor mother died he
left it, I know never to return.'
'd his name?' .aid J, leading
her to tho point upon which I wished
infir!lnution. 'Ilis name was-'
'Jakson said the mourner.
Wiy did I start at this single
wosrd? Why did my words hurry
rapidly on another as I questioned
her as- to the Chrislain name? and
why, when I learnt .t was Adam
Adam .Jackson-did my frame trem
ble, my countenancc change its hue,
my heart beat audibly? 'Oh, God!'
said I, inwardly, 'if is should be so!'
in my still weeping companing, and
the ltl elwwo a is
seen, dsrdthe n an to drive to
Mortimier srecet It' was the resi
dlence of my dying friend. 'Showv
ing" the mothe and her child into a
room below, I hurrted up stairs to
his bed .chember. I had already
been absent several hours longer
than I had Intended. When I drew
aside the curtain, the old man turn
ed his eyes towards mc; they were
deep, sunken and glarsy; his features
angular and emaciate~d as they had
bee, wre now perfeely ghastly. I
was painfully struck'- with the ad
vancesi wich (heath, had made .to
wardls his victim.
My friend looked stacdfastly at
mec for some minutes avithout any to.
ken or sign of recognition. I spoke,
and may voice aiding '.>rhaps hsis fast
failing miemor, called nmo to his re
eullection. lie grasped my hannd
with a convulsive force, so~great that
his bony fingers actually gave me
'I thout,' said lie stiiving, but inef
ectually to raise himslf.n bed, 'that
you had neglected.--left uie, left me
ini my last trig1. Sit dhown and come
close to mae.- I have had a sleep-a
long, long sleep, and e are imu so hor
rible, so real, that w g though~l it
be to die is hppiess Conlo closer,'
he .ontinued n . will, tell you all.
I thought that t aw my long depar
.ted wife; she came to me in sorrow,
for our lost, discarded daughter was
on her arm. She strove to speak,
but could not: again - and again she
strove but bitter grief chok6ed her
utterance. She took our child by
the haind, and led her toardib m;
but I turppd from them Tha', tiepa
fell at my fept, I spurned her aty.
I steeled my heart; but couUVnet
closo my ears to her supplicatioh&
They were the outpoprmgs off
contrite heart; but they touched nin
not. She spoke in anguish of he
little ones-her helpless little ones
and I laughed, at her misery. StilL
she praye4 on; she bathed my feet
with tears; she lifted her hands, and
would have touched me, but I shrunk
fropn her advances, and heartlessly
commanded her to be gone! Her
voice was suddenly stilled: I.hcard
no sob, no sigh! I listened; but
could not even detect the heavy
breathings of sorrow. For an in
stant I remained wrapped ip glooiny
and unrelenting anger. I turned to
gratify once more the devil that was
in me: but she was gone! I sought
for and called alound upon my wife;
but she too had departed;'
There the old man paused; then
placing his hand upon my shoulder,
so as to bring my half avqrted fape
towards him, f You tremble;, sAid he,
'you tremble and turn pail?'
It was so; in spite of cvery effort
to appear composedI could not com
mand my feelings. I was about to
speak. He put his finger oni his lips
as enjoining silence, and -continued.
,You are alre.ady Affecte.d; you
will shudder when yop havoehear.d
me out. I thopght that inmediate.
ly on being loft alone - was seize.d
th an ieyhillness,'w
hround for help' but could find
none 1 pmed for some hand to
assist, sol e. voice to comfort me in
my dying hour; but I prayed in va'i.
I heard but tike echo of my own la
inentationo; and was left to go down
to the grave unheeded and alone
Again he paused; and go great
were his excitemejt and agitation,
that I little expected he had strength
to resume; but, after some minutes
he did so, and in these words:
'I awoke; but in another world or
rather, when this world Ii. passed
away. Aq I rose from the Aonb,
bput one thought, one feeling p.oases
sed me; I was going to be judged.
Every thought, word, and action- of
my life had shared my resurrection,
and stood palpable embodied before
me-a living picture. My last in
tervew with my child was the dar
kest spot ther.e. I shuddered as I
beheld it. I strove, but oh! how
vainly, to blot it out! An all con
suming fire was already lighted up
within me, in the horrible conviction
that this, even in its naked self,
would endanger my salvation for .ev
er! .Suddenly a sound such
as mortal ear had never heard be
fore, burst on the trembling myriads
aroundl. It was a sound that filled
all creation, calling all those who had
ever been to lbe again, and to wait
the word .that should bless, or sweep
them into endlless perdition. Mil
lions upon millions had passed on in
juidge~rment; and I thought that trem
bling I approached the throne of
grace! Mercy smiled upon me! and
I looked with staring eyes after
those forgiven spirits who had gone
before. I was about to follow, when
a witness camne against me, at wl~ose
presence, conscience ctrickcn, I fell
prostrate in despair! My daughter
my spurned and persecuted daugh
ter? No voico of accusition was
heard? No look of reproach from
her? Yet silent and motionless, de
jected and wan, as when I had last
beheld ther, she told of .the early or-,
phanago into which she was striken
by my unnatural desertion! the des.
titution wh ichi my savage yengenco
had enitailcd! I trembled under the
weight of these awful charges. .2
tried to lift my .eyes to my child to~
win her intercession; but I had no
power to move them from myself.
I tried to speak; my tongue clove to
my mrouth. Jhow--how could I
plead ,for- mercy who had yielded
none? Pressed on by thronging:
crowds yet behind, .I advanced as if
to orter that blessed path wuich the:
happy trod; but suddenly it was Nr
red against me! An angel with frown
ing aspect waved me.,asido atnongca
countless herd as wretched as taaself,
A cloud pased over us; our, souls
Bank within ps; it shut us out fobrev
or from even the glimerings of hope
1 thought we foll, deeper, and 7et
deeper, and yet deoper, -gatherng
in numbers a se fll! Orbans an
blashphemieswore in Aar;.ipen
etrable darik'ess pbo and ball be
low? I shrieked madly I wnn.
swered but by. hricks -: A tdiens.
an.Xts blas dt let tg
isafid eternal- ierd~ioni ws be
eo .me? - One plungao ore, and a
e whose Waves were fire --fire in
nisa ould engulph mo fgr.
tir r'aid beIeld it too;. and
one univer s scream -of horror, e
nough to rend twenty wdrlds, burst
ere the old mep was so excited
with the recital of these imaginoky
horrors, that I could with dificulty
hold him in my arms. Iis frame
quivered, hi eyp glarp4 with unnat
ural power and brightpgPs.. Jpoke
and sooth6d him.
'The soupd is pow in my ear?'
hie explaimed vildly. Almost in
stantly after, he added, as calmly,
'1 awoke! fI7n awake?' and clasping
his withored hands together, and rais
ing bip eyes to heaven, he said fer
ventlyV1 thank the Qod! t it.as a
Almost immediately afterwards he
fell back on his pillow, perfcetiy ex
hauste4. Angious ps I was tp speak
to him once more, to ask hin but one
question-to satisfy my more than
surpuises, I q6uld not.4rcd not do it,
ashe then was, I ,wathed, oh! how
eagerly, to see his eyes open, his lips
move, tpit I mighit address myself to
hi;n, but he lay in . state of cOplete
stupor: I trembl.w as i gazed, lisihe
might never move again. A teso
turning consejue~ss, i gr' $ e
alarmied, lest.-wPen hpdid( re i
might be but. for a irmomeit', as knew
to be a not uufi-cquent case, and that I
might have no time to enquire into
the striking coincidence, to say the
least of it, that had/so eptraordinarily
presente"d itself to me. With this
fear upon my zmind, I determined at
once upon hurrying down stairs' and
satisfying myself in a more direct wdy
than I had at first intended,
aWh-- I entered the room in which I
had left the widow and her child, I
found the former sitting on the sofa,
her Ilite buried in her hands-the boy
was at her feet. As I approached she
looked up: immpediately on percieying
mC she .eeDaimed, andi her voiee trem
bled with grief ind agitation, 'For
God's sake, sir! where ant I ?' Whose
house is this?' then seized a book
from the table, she coaminued, 'this
book was my father's! it was his own
Bible! Here is his name. written
years past by my (-wn hand.' And
turning to theifirst page, on which was
inscribed 'Adam Jackson, New York,'
she held it to my eyes, stan.dir:g mo
tionless as - statue -
Conirmed 'tus sudenly in the.sus
ithat had crossed my mind on
Iir'st hearing her history and name, I
was so bewildered, that I knew tint
what reply to make. I feared to tell
her pt .opee that shte .wias uinder her
fathers roof; that the~ same walls incos.
ed them, l'est, in her' debilitated state,
it might prove too much; .l could not
be evasive, fur her wihole being seemt
ed to hang ogi the explanation she
Tlortur'ed by my sileclce, shie sei'zed
my wrist violently and repeated in a
loud antd ,menacing tone, while her
wild and :haggard look betokened inei
ilienit madness, 'Whose house is this ''
'It is the house,' said / ,mildly, 'of
'My fatlier !' she shricked hysteri
eally, and fell seniseless At my feet.
After .considerable difficulty I re
stored her to comparative calmness; I
was then compelled to) explaint to her
thte situationt of her palren't ,without
disguigje, .for at fir'st, she izmparatiyely
insisted .on seeing hmi. After this,
site assured me she would be .goyern
cd by my wishes. I led Iher to thme
sic-k chamber'. As wve entergdl I poun
ted( to a chair .by the bed-side, anid
she turned towards it. The slight noise
we rmade disturbed 'the old man, anmd
in a thint voico he called ime by nme.
I c'arefully placed .mryself between Jiim
and his child.
'Mi~y dear, dear friend!' ;he began, 'I
hamve been sorme time dying,.but I feel
the struggle is nearly cor.'
At the sound of' hor'iatiaer's voice,
the trembling .creature by my side
sprang fromt ;her sent,-shte would have
rushed into this arnms,--the enlrtamin was
between ;h'em, id he -was sligh tlI
turnmed from he~or, o hat th~ a
ment wa-s .;tlnctm;, w it:-r o
forciby r'eti t i
She sa ~
ed i wiiih
borokep i hert i
Dt> npp~ grke'?i
ately pressipg y
me in thamkfppr
that'I have liv
nongh 't ren
Had I wished
ger the meeting b
child, I couldinot have4
the greatest diffiept .
monenit, rpstrpiae .'~~
tieuce of the at P
cover whether or dt '
dream had- effected wb
in. Now that it was obvi
had done s6, I dre
Onl beholding the 0nac
himt from whome sho
parted, and",wpo, $ Vj a
fore, shc had neyprJ ib
again, she stoodl horror.t
alysed by the conjligeti
rusicd ipon her. He
tearless, and all sounds ofso
ed; yith' hands clasped, harh
forwardlAer features fied,
rigid and apparently 'b
seemed a statpte of ispair'r10V
a thing of life. I trepibled
consequences wihen she- shouid
or lie direct his looks to10 ".W
Never, never shall I forget t'"
of that moment 2
J-1 moved! ie tur*ine I
to #ddress me. She,-wh
dying breath he had just)blIe-'
who was probably at tti*10
ment the splp.o~bject
stood in life, if suel jtdeed
be called, beside hirn
ed eyes reted .uponhe
dilated,-hje gazed f
he gled to rade
6~d to ve stru~gldw~ nfr.
instalt esced the p r
about to silenco lt briver' 81
ed, 'This is no dra
-my dpghter !' anddl
his arms, she, thus itart1
trance, sprang for i
Within a few minut
touching scence, I was
chamber- I foupd it Nvs
F tooklim asid AnA hu
ed to him the" events ,f
hours. We then'pprpa
the old man was dead 19111
extended across his child'
was buried in the illOW . ..
her up, a stream of blo~o
her mouth; a vessel had b
In less thrii half an hour,
too, had departed.
SAoAcITY OF A Dod.
ing instance is related by theN' _
"The pninil le'ongedlo, o1
ted diezst, who tried ujonv$
fect of a certain poison, an
nezt day administes*d a -
son, with the-effort of
creature's life. The ne
dose was otfered bizn, but hewul
toutch 't. Abilrerent sorts cf piii
drugs were presente~d to h~j1
resolutely refused all. frfde r~
fered, butt ho ywjuld jiot toucne~ tj
but ho turned froin i't;.' e~& t~j t
would not drink. Toc e
hik master off'ered hirnb~
of which lie haimsed. eatia th1
presepee; and of that the ean o~i
ma. he'sitated not to par
tak~en to a fountain,bt' h
drink ,nowbere kut ?o~~
where the wvater gushed ei4
This continued for sede ,ih
nary intelligence of -the po~~iet ~ _
resolved to make no ici7ai" "
upon him ~vith his ntqigo: li
is v;ory gay .alici yery happd, i
eat nothirng that he does not
his master totigh, ntor yvill hef
cept fropni :lie surest spot otth i
lor.--HIome-...~te place wh ra'c
have their .own way, an~
ried men resort whetn~e4
wvhereo else to keep tnemasev
the womian thatt is expo~d%,~.,
without ,means, gu~d q
beforo thecy comeoi
on account of which ~sa
neover go to thd'4je
need never have
the meal which
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