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' ' ''."WetrV deeper &jj Ssjt'" - ' 'W '.
lxoerieneo. little tesebca bifii
Wfia'iim tie lleirtlte way-c ' '
.JliwlWy wedwho' weddethUW, '
A tbrlftjr tolrnpaaaloticd mate.!' I
t' tt'hoa irmkled Oalts abolt twiolnf ellng,
V) TWitb tettdrile like the vine; ' ;: ' '
t) Whonmenalilce thellnnat liog ::
With melody divine ;
, Vjieu honey drops from withered lesree,
, And not from summer floworn;
.'"IfTien wid ter brings ut goldci sheaves,
' ' Tbeisnow-drrft sunny houraj
t TClien truth abused makes falaohood right,
Oo, withering wed, and find delight. . '
Thelrimbling potes young birds awaVe, ,
'lllae aweotlv Into tune. " '
Aa ApJ) buds expunJlcg malie
, , Tha, flowery wreath of Juno; , ,
' Po love begun in lifo'a young day,
'"' Hatnree in manhood's prime
' XHfles the csnlior of decay, '
i And strongor grows with timo; 1
- tdr Oh, sarlyqaaff love'a nuptial win,' .
. And all that's best iu life is thhior -
Wild Chaunt of the Waves.
" ' Onos more is mirror'd horo;
'I the warm aouth wlud goes humming by,
.1 ' And the stars are shining clear.
c 1 The Front King's signet long has still'd
Our low, mystorious song,
Pot now tho air with our voico is flll'd,
.'v. As we bound with joy along. .
t 'plgbt merrily op the ahoro we leap, '
( . iOt dano j'er the, rooky shoal,
' Vhile the silont stars their igils koop,
' Or the dim clouds onward roll, .
' r The moonbeam's kins our frothy creat
- And drink, the diamond spray,
- v 'While the sea gall sports upon our breast. "
; , . And tlie bark speeda far away.
6)od said, "be silent" and we hush'd
' Onr mournful melody;
He broke the spell and on we rush'd "
' ' In wild glod revelry.
: Then spread your white wings to the gale,
I . Te gallant barks 1 speod on 1
K The merry winds will fun your sail,
c.Wblle on our bosom borne. ,
LAURA. Select Stories.
ONE DAY'S SACRIFICE.
BY VIRGINIA TOWNSEND.
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t.M Oh, dear 1 I wish I know oAa
to dol" :
The lips were just like tho tono,
that tnomeut,. halt' puuting,- half wist
ful i indeed, this wa9 tho expression
of tho wholo iop, as it pressed itself
closer pp to thg window-puno that
mbrpiDg. . :.
' It was a sweet face, thongh by no
means a beautiful one, and yon felt
intuitively that tho pout waa unpro
tiiod,' and that a tmile was tho indi-.
tenons ox pressidn of the full, rounded
lips; and of trio clear hazel eyes.
-Thoy looked out, those eyes, on
printer morning 'cold and still, for the
ttieht b.oforo had woven its seamless
ro" over brown field, and barren hill,
and the trees lifted up their charred
foreheads "under tho whito baptismal
f December. .'.::' '
'Overhead tho clouds wcro slowly
Wrapping their giy folds away from
tho snn, and revealing pleasant inter
lacks of toft, bind sky, tho morning's
blessed prophesy written u the heav
ns above, to tho earth beneath, " The
da $h(dl be a wry bright otit.n-
Wlia,f a glbrions timo they will
tave',,r' mnrmar8 Grace Hammond,
while her little fingers move along the
high frost rhn cm the edges of tho pane.
''It's full filtcn miles to tho green,
and they 'll 'bV three, hours" getting
. thero. Tlion, eucu dolicions sleigh
ing at it wilt bo, and thero are twenty
oouplei gfilnifj'cousln-CharleT 6aid. ;
' IIow. IsboulJ enjQy it. 'with the
ate diDnq-,-. and', tno cvoning plays,
Hnd tho'.dcligWulipdp'lpme binoon
light.. Oh fBecnis to mo I never wan-'
tcd to go aDYwJiero 'BO '.njuch ia my
"But tlion there 8 Mattio, doarcbilu,
ihe'd eniby, it evob mOre than 1 would,
bnrric J up M Bho ib, week after week,
in Uiaf old red.;ichooL hpusp, ' with
those tiresome top and grla.- '
."Goodrics f. A., believe 'it. would
drWo po crazy- m fas. tbatT a monthy
nnd yet now patiently, and nobly she
bears it all. i ..
' "If her fatiier haJn't mado that
wretched "BpcduTatioo before, ho ' died,
mQrtsrnginz ventho houaQ they live
... 3fcrv. .a ,, -N
in . . . . . - T"
'Mrs-rPttlniefl. With 'her;' feeblo
iValthVarid those, to'. littlo;. children
alt "defie'iiaeM ' on .Mattio's 'services,
ana sncBg ucut:ait;iv,nu ivuuuny,"
cd.'.'l decfarc.'it make my hear- flcho
i J VPidn'tkh6 iopks? fti'eetly;though,
at our party," tho.' other evening. I
ppdkd'befbi'o thought, 'il altio, liOW
becominf- black is W -you, and then
tllo.tcars came, io her. eyo'; u. vas
so Cnrelcss" of liiej' V '
.Wcstonllunt 'A3 realy quite smit
ten with hfcr: couH bco f this yery
plainly by thQ attention 'ho'' paid . her
to e0 in1 the slcicing fartV to-day
proves Ihisif ever anything HUM-?
Why, there, Isn't a girt lq All Meftd-
owbrboktuat woniant.oe proua oi his
attentiops. And thDn how eomotf
thctn havo ireated Mattie of late, jut
becauso- tho family -hVe?lo8t'-their
property. ItV a perfect fihame, I think.
; But about tho wleigli ride,' that's
the a lies t ion. and Itilust decide, now.
V Charley '11 be ia disappointed it 1
do n't co:" and the old, half ioutiug,
halt irresolute Iook uiuhcu acros3 tno :
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sweet lace. :.:; I
But there's Mattio again. It would
be such a change, euch a ploasuro to!
her to get out of that old school-room
for a day ; and if I,werq to teach for
her, I could thiuk, when night came,
I 'd mado her. happy,- if .1 had n't been
so myself. , i . ' '
"I will, too; that's settled now.
Grace Hammond, you don't go on
that (leigiiing party to-day I Ana
tha yonng girl pcroratod this tlecitjion
by bringing down her hand emphati
cally on the window-eiJl.
Grace Hammond s monologue must
ihvo given you a glauco into her in
ner self, reader ; and I can only out-
lino for you, very bricny, tier mental
character, , .: .. !.!
Sho waa the only child of a wealthy
farmer, petted, and half spoiled from
her infancy. .:.
But sho was ardent and impulsive,
with a rieh. deep, lovintr nature, which
no extraneous circumstances could en
tirely chatigo. . : ," ;
i She haul her faults, and they were
many, but her hear$-aud it is a bles
sed thing when youcan say. this , of
man or woman her heart wai a true
" Mattie darling" 'so wrote Grace
Hammond ten minutes later" you
are going on this sleigh ridey so yust
do n t say another word about tt.
Cousin Viarley told pie Jin .Hunt
sent yon the invitation an hour ago,
and. 2 're - taken a ; notion to play
sch ool in (Sam for y'o u to-day. J 're
been on scores of sleigh t ides this
cintcr,and I think it "will do you as
much good to drop the mantle of your
dignity on me to-day i as it will my
giddy self to assume it.
"oo. throw of that school Mod
from your brown curls, my darling,
ana caot vp me oui smites w me eojt
bloom vf your lip, the old light to
the summer-blue of your eyes; and
in all tha annals of youthlove and
sleigh rides, may there be no page so
briuht as-the one th is day shall write
in the Jdstory of Mattie Palmer and
tteston Hunt most fervently prays
i Gil A CE I1AMMOND?
! " Not going, Grace 1 Why, you're
surely riot in earnest," and a look of
mingled chagrin and disappointment
clouded the fine features ot tho young
man, as lie turned them on his com
I am, Charley. You see,
I 've made an engagement for the day
which renders it quito impossible for
me" to go. 1 m sorry, but it can t bo
Spifo of herefforta, there was a lit
tle thread of disappointment running
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tlirougu tuo Biuuicu caimnces 01 uic
speaker's voico. : r. ; .
?' A fiddle on your engagements,
Grace. Why, this will be the great
est sleighing party of tho scason.--Come,
now, don't think for a moment
of staying at homo.'.. Wo . can't do
without you at all; eogo and get
ready ia a hurry, for wo start at ten.
Poor Grace; it waa i very hard to
refuso tho pleading of, tboso dark,
haudsoaie eyes, for ..Charles Monsoo
waa nioro to the girl than many cous-
na; indeed, ue. was rattier nominal
ly than really her relative-although
some marriages between members, of
their respective-families gavo the
ypung pcoplo the privilege orthU ap
pellation. ,.-.''; I - '
vnaney, qo not urge me. j. am
very grateful, for your invitation, and
itpaius mo more than you can imagine
tri refuse it.' . Uut I am compelled, to
do this." , . '. Y: ,' V;
r .If Grace's manner was' poll, .it was
because her words cost her such an ef
fort. " V '" - '' '.' ' :
''Very woll,Graco.,i Of courso,' 1
shall not press my claims any farther.
Excuse rher if in miy desire., to- saenre
ymrr conspany, i nave- Deea mpoftu
naio uoou morning." . . .3 , , ..
; ' 116 lifted his hat with' tia nalural
grace, but. tho Old,, frank ,Bralj; was
not on his lips as ha loft hen '
'..."Xhcrol ho is certainly ,'offeridedj
with mo, I knew it would t be . so,"
murmured tho girl, M Bho.'sank hack
ori the sofa, -whilo thd tears brjmtnodj
oyer" Ier brown lashes,' fo GrQa wa9.
piakiHg no light fiacrificc" thirh'ornlug.;
; almost &orrjt 'sept tyaftieT
that 'note,' butit'a too at'o to rocall.it.
Charley 'li.' take '" Jaub MbrWri'.with
him, Iknow;&nd jtwlirba a great'
triumph for her to think 'ho "a slighted
mb,"-.. Arid tho fair,.'. haughty '. fuco-of
thq dovtor daughter roso, beore' tho
young girl, while sharp atig of jeal-.
ousy quivered through; her heart., f';r'
i" .Bat it'was '. wearing toward!, wne
o'clock, aud Graco la4 littlo; imb 'for
I W11VVIVU, (
i '. u I must get Tom f;o takd mo ovqi in
tho cutter, , eho mtirmurcd ; can
easily train mamma a consent, stio is
Pso kind-hearted, and. Mattio is such a
favorito with her. Uoodncss r glan
cing at tho 6mall china clock 'on the
mantel, " I mnst bo ofT.in twenty
"Gracie, Gracio, haw shall! thank
you r ; ; : ..
. Grace stood at the window,' robed
for her ride to tho school, and waiting
impatiently lor tho sleigh to present
itself at tho front gato,' wh6ii theso
words, whispered, because Of tho tears
that lay behind them, reached her ear.
Sho" turned quickly. " Why', Mat-
tie, what has brought you over hero 1"
" I could n't go. without thanking
you. uui urace, uraco, yoimavo
mado mo so happy I" ' And now Mat
tio's arms wero round GracoVncck,
whilo great sobs were shaking her fig
ure, and tears raining from tho hirgo,
" You re a real naughty , girl."
Grace's tono was half cxpostulatory,
half scolding.' "Now you'll spoil
that charming faco of yours, aftor all
my pains," and she stroked tho rich
brown carls that fell out of tho ' black
" Do you know you Tro going to pass
this day with tho only eon ot a mill
ionaire, and who, by this invitation.
gives very strong evidence of having
been captivated by your naughty littlo
Mattio placed her hand On Grace's
lips, and shut back tho tears from' her
" Gracie," sho said, and the tones,
trcmuloua at brst, grow strong and
deep with pathos aa eho proceeded
' I innst bo growing very weak, for it
camo.? hard for mo to refuso that In
vitation this morning. You know if is
so long sinco I havo had any relax
ation any plcasuro, and this hard,
barren, toilsomo lifo seemed closing
all around mo, and I struggling vain-'
ly through it, reaching my gazo out
tor the light that never came, lifting
ray hands up with a sharp cry for the
blessings that never filled them. And
somehow, that invitation was such
mockery to mo ; for you see, deal,
waa growing morbid, and . I .thought
how they would all go off light-hearted
and happy, leaving mo choked in
by the baro walls of the old school
room, Well, I sat down an. wrote my
regrets with a steady hand, but, oh
with such a heavy heart. Just as
had finished it, your note came oh
Graco, how shall I tell, you tho rest?"
u By saying nothing about it, Mat
tio. And now, do you go straight
home, and dress yourself nicely as
possible for tho ride. There comes
Tom. Good bye, and a bright day
you, darling." Thcrq waa a quiek
rain of soft kisses, on the damp checks
of Mattio Falraer, and - Graco Ham
mond was gone. ,: . . ;
I am not ono of thoseT reader, who
bolievo that tho "good doiDg" always
brings at once its own exceeding great
reward; but rather that it is oltimcs
a blessed legacy, which tho - present
bears through darkness and sorrow,
dower tho future. . And, therefore,
cannot assure you that Grace Ham
mond passed an especially pleasant
duy in tho old red schoobousc, wlyph
stood at the intersection of tho '.four
principal stage ' routes from Meadow
brook. ' ;. ; :'' - 'ryr
I know that onco daring tho morn
ing a sadden mist dampened her ha
zel eyes, for tho wind brought tho gay
ruytnm or tue sleign bells toner ears,
and eho heard tho loyoua laugh of the
young party, as it leaped out, full and
rich, on tho Irosty air. : :. .1
' For u moment the oaken desks, tho
long benches of black, .brownr - and
flaxen heads, swam before her, and an
wish I was witU them l" rushed
involuntarily to her hps. But tho
after thought followed quickly ."I am
glad Mattio is there." ' . . '
ARd when tho work waa done, tho
last scholar dismissed, and tho short
December day, reaching out- its cold
arms to the night. Grace Hammond
tmeii uuwu in mat uiuu bciiooi room,
arid thanked tho Great Fathor that lie
had circa, her strength to mako this
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sacrifice '; that she had lived His great,
royal law,ln loving that day her neigh
bor aa licrselfJ '. ."' ; "'.:' .' '
, ' It was ft merry company, tad great
parlor Of the 61d, hotel framed in that
evening, 6yeot breaks "of 'laughter,
the fler vbscenco' of 'yonth and glad
spirits, camo over rosy iips,an4 bright
ye sla,n:ced.- and ' tracofuK. figures
iluttereti Sipoilt UioAoog, old-faaJuoued.
room : ! b t ; V: ' ..; : I a ,".'
."Don't you tlwki it-'yorp Tunnt
Graco Han)m.pn(J la tiX here; , Jao'o r
asked u-voung fcii lvaa ih camo up to
ho corner where the yillao hello sat
icr. tciitl Jeanpd; gracejully; down": .to
somo, SQinplimentary, .gpcc'cli' which
unarjea ipsoo; t was tims : moment
tnakinff her' .., .1 .! : r.- r.i
-Well, I -don t know." ! Ancfthe
lady twisted her diamond ring round
ier white finger. I presume she
would have como, had she recoived an
invitation.", . ,. . -I
There was a quick, half irapercop
tfblo curl ot tbo young man's lip, for,
notwithstanding his aS'runt at her re
fusal,'. 3ra6o Hammond . was to his
heart what tho haughty lady at ' his
sidoould never have been. ' .' ' V ;
1 ' I lad tho honor of inviting her
myself," was the reply that well-nigh
sprang to his lips, and, with all his
chivalry, it was exceedingly difficult
to suppress it. ' t '
But Mattio-Palmer had heard all
thia as sho stood near, leaning 6ver
an Engraving of rustic lifo, on whoso
I naturalness Mr. Hunt was descanting,
ttiMlLar.lkiarJlushed eagerly, aa Bhe
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turnuu iwwaru 1110 trio, ana ncr sweet,
earnest voico answered : " Graco ro
maiued at home to tako chargo of my
school to-day, sol could como here.
It waa very, very kind of her."
Charles M Vinson's proud faco bent
on Mattie a look that she could not
interpret ; a look of mingled delight,
gratitude, and tenderness, which sho
had never seen thero before.
He understood it all now tho sac
rifice sho had made, and tho pain it
had cost her, and looking down in his
heart, he felt, for the first time, whose
face shone thero, serene aud holy, and
that Graco Hammond was his soul's
election.. . r . '.
No wonder his companion repeated
her question thrco times betoro ho
"So you prefer school teaching
sleigh riding, do you, Graco ? Y
know I alvaya thoughtyoueoincthinf!
of a bluo, but I never supposed youi
would carry the matter to such lengths.
It wastfio morning of tho day af
ter the Blcighing party, and Graco was
leaning over tho raro exotica which
occupiod tho deep recess by tho sitting
room window ; now peering into tho
rich heart of a balf-oponcd inos3 rose,
or cautiously lifting tho delicate bells
of, tho clematis-blooms, sprinkled liko
snow flakes among the dark leaves.
Sho lifted her faco from tho flowers,
among, which it was half concealed.
" Why, cousin Charley, good morn
ing 1 Who told you I had been teach
ing ?" ' . : i . . .
"No' matter now.. Yon needn't
blush so prettily about it, though you
were a very naughty girl for not tell
ing mo tho truth, and lcttiti" mo go
off offended with you." And ho laid
his hand on her shoulder, and looked
fondly down on tho drooping face,
which 6urpriso and embarrassment
waa incarnating with blushes.
' Of course, I could n't tell you my
motives for declining your invitation,
cousin Charley," she said.unconscious
Jy pulling off the geranium leaves, and
scattering thorn on the carpet., '.'It
would havo looked quito too much
liko Bounding a trumpet iu my own
: " You 1rc a proud littlo girl, aro n't
you, Gracie I But I do n't like you
any tho less for it." Ho smoothed,
caressingly, tho : plaits of hair over
tho fair forehead. " 1 wonder if you
will bo too proud to answer the ques
tion I am about to ask ; you V'- And,
leaning down, the young lawyer whis
pered it to tho girl. ,
. I do not know what tho answer was
but I do know they 6tood a long time
conversing in a low tone, bytbo win
dow that morning. And when Uharles
Munson parted from Grace Hammond
he clasped both her hands in his, and
said", with ' mingled ' tenderness and
fervency, " May God take caro of you,
mjGra'co." . ., ; "r '
Now, tell tho all about tho 'ridb;
Mattie. You know yon aro not' go
ing homo until after tea,, so Just sit
down,' without any demurring.'1' And
Uraco-pushed Mathe into tuo cush
ioned arm-chair,' and unfastened her
bonnet strings while she- spoke. ;
'' We hadft delightful time, Grace:
I never en iovcdmvsolf so touch in all
my lifo." But the "beaming of the
smile was half lost in tho blushes
that gathered bto tho unusually palo
face.- -. 'i .. .!; '. '-
' Grace saw thesc.and witli a woman's
intnitiorJhe: half idiviocd 'what lay.
behind, thcra. j bho pushed a stool to
Mftttio's &cii anjd thograr light o the
dcpatjng daylookcd jnto tho ; wind
ow, and saw a.pictunJ ' - which., aa artist
loulliava jelojeoi jo.;. ., .
i Tho 'gracefrdV puconscipua attitudes
of tho two girls,' tho- fiweet,': uplifted
niC8.o; mo 9no,. Jijo- pure, ,iair, nan
pensive' oq'tlina, of. .tho. ,pUier, shaded
by ha rich curla pttrowa-black iioir
were in beauuturcoatrastJ -. 7.i.-c-i j
V Anfl-WAa MrVlInldt fta ftPTPoabla
arid chtvalrlc as tlsrial f queried G racb,
"Tf'JL'S Hfiff r-'-.f 9-J.:
.r,vi ;gjaiw9ivn ja-of .; "": vg...nui
not talki about him now,r -darling..!) 1
have come oyerhero to ea imcd mord,
Graco;i thank joiihut thatseonlB' a
very littlo, wher I feel so much.'ti: i
' Do u't say It.' then," Mattio ; or,
rather, say it to. Uod, .that Xlo . gave
mo strength to resist tho temptation,
for it was not a light pns, wheii Char
ley came for mo ; say it to God that
Ho put It In my heart to pass one daV
of my lifo in doing unto . others 'aa I
wonldhavo then do unto mo." - -t
.-Teartears of : happy gratitudo,
were swelling over tho bluo eVes of
uraco ilammoncL. ,'y.t: : . '-.j.
Ye8,darling I will say it foryoUi
as I have said it for myself .every night
for tho past yearyf and Mattio laid her
hand solemnly on Grace's hair..,
"It has been to mo a year of strug
gling and bitterness, of darkness ami
tears. Oh, Graco, it is a very hard
thiflg.to, fool that tha mother you love,
and tho littlo sislcra' wlioso" nelpIeB3
ne33 only folds them closer to your
heart, are dependent on you for tho
bread they eat, for tho roof that eliel-
I know it is, dearest, and you have
been a brave, noblo girl, to do and
suffer all you havo dono for tho, last
" Come, girls, supper 'a all ready."
Mrs. Hammond's kindly tonca broke
into tho room suddenly, and termina
ted the interview;
" Oh 1 I'm so glad, Charley," and
Grace sprang up from tho sofa, and
clapped her hands gleefully as a child.
Tho young man gazed up into tho
faco of his betrothed, and thought
how very sweet and childlike ehe
seemed, with that joy-light breaking
into her eyes.
bho saw the glanco, and tho : hall
fond, half significant 8raile,and,Uush-
ing at her own enthusiasm, returned
quiotiy to nis Blue.
" I cannot help rejoicing . greatly,"
she continued, half apologetically, "at
what you have told me -To think my
little' M attic's steps havo como: out in
tho sunlight again 1 , u ' '
''Sho is really engaged to your friend
you say, Charley, and will bo tho wife
of a millionaire, and- what ia much
more, of a good, true, honest man."
" If you know, aa I do, how many
havo looked down :in coldness and
scorn npon her, bo.w many pages, of
her life pave been .darkened and wet
ted together with . very bitter tcara,
vim would be glad aa I am, at the good
fortune that has come to her at last."
'Well, Gracie," answered the young
man, with a littlo emphasis of natural
indignation running through his tones,
" 3ho can triumph now over all who
have treated her unkindlyj for I know
him well, and in woalth that tho world
honors, in high social position, in in
tegrity of life, .in .nobleness of heart
and mind, Westou Hunt, is a man
among a million".'. ..: . ; .
- u. But Mattio is above any of that
'triumph' of which you speak, Char
ley. ' buffering haa only refined , her
character, and eho will go up very
meekly, with her own quiet graco, to
tho new place assigned her, remem
bering "it is God who pnlleth down
ono and 6ettcth up another." ; ":
When thd green foct-of tho May
came over the mountains of MdadOw
brook, there Were' two bridals lit thd
gray stono church on the green. ' "
: For their dd lovo's sake it was that
Graco Hammond and Mfttie Palmor
wero married together.
News, Wit Sentiment.
War and Love.
War and Lot are Strang sompeor; T K (
War aheda bloid and lov Wli.tr('? J
War baa spears and tovabas dart; V' J
War breaki head and Lovebrealialiearta.
How idcHilJ ft linsbani -Bp'e'uiVo asoIi
ing wifel f "My dear, I Ipve you ttil)y
. QrERT:--Whcn Aiad wrlU's s hovel,
can her copy JcgttinviUl cmlUd man-
uswlptl .'..: Ai?.LjATy
1 When I urn t rnaft,' ITtfie'rioeirV of
childhood. "When I'war .'bo7i,, U tha
poetrj of ago, t:-sz
, A lunstio .'tnoucKt tho xUin? of. thiu
deponded on the crowinf of the rootur
sli"ht klstsko. '! V" ' k:'jW V
. ' tfDoyotj prQl'iif-s toion!",t,: . , .'.!.. ; ,
f'IS'ot (iIprofw my,f;th. ni ;mic(( j
&&zihh ' '
j : 'Tile Welch fiavo injirig1 thtll,a,'woyul
man was at qoislc with her fi'cl ' with l'
tonpu?.eh,a ouhl catch lighwitiy tnpujrti trsT
kinals firo in tl9 biorriinjtj;
: : Tne;rnotneiV breath' ii f -filcMlbi fyV'
house, M : is laid to be air Hish p-roverb: Jf.1
it certainly a bcauliful mode if ttiytiiaUi .
fii;u,afftfctk)n6W c q.j f.'t v-'d III 1
i Arj'Englisll WrlteV'cI.Wilicai 61f ii.!s.'
i J -U, i , I - 1 . ... a.. ... '
ana oiu oacneiore, s- "acuiary-iuaiurs iuo.i
and womcdsvho uive nx-thuig lappcaiii'to."'
them." . '',: r Vs.!
'X4necratc divided oacft'duy Bitb
porta ;ianoUalmprtoymenUi-84i!i,nir;s. i .
one tp ..foianc, wbcrei Latt(ty;:.w,ha.t
j tCTMastcf Winfield' Scbtt' -Wot!?
was present' at -the' Wppcc given' If 4
th 'Albany VYdrtli 'Xiimrdtp to'cfilfl' J '
brato, tho Ctlt adnivcraary-V Jiiaf-Iv ;
minted father's death! .v.urtol '
,-. i-'-.-' .i.iiv4-tiyiVt3a avU ;'
' DlIt.haa.' beenbtataifulfy 4aid.l
that;1: the. vftil.,vhich covers th!ikUI .-a
of futurity ia; woyep by. tho jiiand bnii
Mercy,"c beek not w raisauat.TWsiU
therefore, for Sadness migjit bn ,B-3Qrt,4
to ahauo.the brow that Jrancy had .ai-,-1
rayed in smiles of, gladness,,., ;j.tcq j-cr.
UT u Ah," said' a .'miserly.,'fatue't:oI
to his Bon Williairi;" -'hearty ' break- ,
iaata Kin ono-hau or tho world." . ;H
" I suppose;"rttortcd Willlam.'tHat
thotruo livers are thoso who' dio'ot'
: ECT " What-' is .tha meaning of 4 a
backbiter?" said, a reverend gentlalR
man during an examination. ftt a, pa- ,
rochial school. This was a puzzle-.,
It went down tho class till it camo to a
a simplo littlo urchin,'. ''who .'said.
"Pr'apsitboaflea!" . :, , "...
OCT A greenhorn visiting 11 artforoV
went to see tho old "Charter Oak,.' eo-J
famous in history. ..After looking at p
the treo a few minutes, ho exclaimed, ))
What doyoucall that Charter OakU
Why, there's lots of 'em down wbero l
I camo from I" . . ; ,...
; z : r
DC7" Hon. Mordocai Oliver, ruerri- '
ber of Congress from Missouri, whos r
election was claimed aa a whig vic
tory, is out in a long letter, in which
he expresses his determination, to act?
with the democratic party hereafter.
i . i.. ...... ; , ...,
OCr'That was a . clever thing saict
by Lord Dudly, on 6om0 Vicuna lady ;
remarking imprudently to lainWhat.',
wretched bad Jfrcnchyouall speak ia i t
London I' , ' . .-.:;!: : . ..!
"It is true, madam, wo hard riol cSrt Jfl
joyed tho advantage of having 'thi
ijronch twico in our capital." V" l
Biblh Name's. Tho clerk of tt'ryir
tired parish,, in. Northwest jDevoriji"'
who had to read; tho .lilit lessort 'al-la
ways, used to make a hash of.- Shad4l4
rac, Mcsliac and Ahednego , ,aiid, a
me names aro iwcive nines rupeatea i
in' the'3d chapter of Daniel, al'tort,
getting through them tho first t.io0.-;3
he callod them tho " aforesaid gonthv.,
man " afterwards. . , '.; , '.".
tCr". Father M'lyor was one i of 'tW
but; like his ancestors, very much, 'set '
his own way;'; Ho camo:frora . tho
Scotch,, and it was orio of his fore-"
fathers Who prayed at tho openiri' of '
their ecclesiastical courts',-- Oh, Lordi ''
frant that wo may Wright", for' thou u
nowest that wo aro 'very decided.' 1
( ; ; .K' . , '.." ."'.J l-jf.'-rf
A Good Okb. Tho best ntodantsi
Hibernicism was-that perpetrated by :
Mr. McKeon,of Now Y oik-when
Congress. . Whilo in tho m)dt a-j
speech, and on being galled to. order i,
by a member for being personal, .
his remarks die exclaimed, " am.iipt
Srsonal, Mr. Spcakcr I had aq, rc-,,
enco to the sensitiy.e jgenUemajnijr.j
what 1 said but, 'sir, this is, '.not,! I",
first timO that nri airdw.shotat a vou-'l
..V.....VO.V. wJ.m.. y.j.A,..,..
luro, naj unino mars war, was yif .
'' lif" .win." w
' Orifco next Ohio Stab Fair" wit!
bo held at Uavelahd,-iri BepteiiiVer; "