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If subscribers remove to othor'placcs with out informing the publisher, and the papers are srit to the former direction, they are held res- pjtisilile. 5. The Courts have decided that refusing to "ik periodicals from the oflice, or removing yi'i-l leaving them uncalled for, is prima facia P evidence of intentiona fraud. From the Flag of Our Union. MY BOYHOOD'S HOME. BY JOSEPH II. BtTTLEn. j Mv boyhood's home my boyhood's home ! In vivid hues remain . ; . ' . Pictured upon fond memory's page, Though ne'er to live again -., , Yes I remember well the cot, f i . Embowered in noble trees, . Whn first my infant sight beheld All that a child might please. ' k A garden decked with many a flower, 1 joyous wandered o'er. And felt It happiness to think Of others joys in store. There was a green and shady bowex. Wherein I often lay, . And listened to the robin's song. Or museiHhe hours away. - Ami thf;re my youthful heart first felt Th pleasing pains that' spring From love's all-conquering influence, That gentle memories bring. ; : I marked the progress of each tint Th, J..L. iV.:..l:..i... 1 The openinc of the rose-bud's Hps j cx oeauiuui, ami oner : Vhs Nature in her matchless skill I fondly notice now ; Though years, with sorrow's coronal, Have crowned my faded brow! My boyhood's hours ! O, wlier are ye 1 Cone minglea with the past! , Lifp's river onward sweeps nway Nothing on earth shall last ! Youth withers in the passing gale, Love's ties are broken too. And life at last presents the mind " " But little sweet or new! ' ; a - Tliat cot is there the trees are green, 1 And Nature smiles as then ; ' 1 ; But O, my heart ia withering fast, ; ? : Never to bloom again. -, . The loved companions of my youth Are dust beneath the sod ; i : -. ; 1 i ' Only one friend my spirjt knows Undying -it U God, , ' V'ife, child, and friends ye are xia more ; i . Your smiles, your voices, all ' Are Roneand, silent in the grave,' . : X ' . Alone, I wait the call. , My boyhood's home my boyhood's home ! A long, a last adieu ! ' know regret and tears'are valn, ' "ought can your charms renew. J" -.- si I Yet, in the mystic spirit land, ' : - Hope wispera I may meet -. .3 : e- , ue Toved of early years again, ' And taste of joys complete. ,? rI For all is' changing found us here, "' - -ity and temple proud, w . ,-L ? . 1 a like the eastled semblance In A stormy evening cloud! - t tr :;i'f ;'; ' KDcan Swift 0Qbeinr asked what re thought the easiest and yet, most diffi- i w thingr a man could do, repUet 'To bolt f loor. . j ik )oct's Column. A BRIEF EXAMINATION OF OX THE INSTITUTION OF- In an Essay first published in the Religi ous Herald, and re-published by request: willi remarks on a letter of Elder Galu- sha, of JYtttf York, to Dr. Fuller of South Carolina : . BY THORNTON STRINGFELLOW. Continued. Locust Grove, Culpepper Co., Va., 1841. Brother Saxds: :. . "Aofain, in Gen. xviL, we arc informed of a covenant God entered into with Abra ham; in which he stipulates, to be a God to him and his seed (not his servants,) and to give his seed the land of Canaan for an everlasting possession. He expressly stip ulates, that Abraham shall put the token of this covenant upon every servant born in his house, and upon every servant bought with his money of any stranger. Gen. xvii. 12, 13 Ilerc'again servants are property. .Again, more than 400 years afterwards,, we find the seed of Abraham, on leaving Egypt, directed to celebrate the rite, that was ordained as a memorial of their deliverance, viz: the Passover,' at which time the same institution which makes property of men and wowen, is recognized, and the servant baught with money, is giv en the privilege of partaking, upon the ground of his being . circumcised by his master, while the hired servant, over whom the master had no such control, is exclud ed until he voluntarily submits to circum cision; showing clearly that the institution of involuntary slavery then carried with it a right, on the part of a master to choose a religion for the servant who was his money, as Abraham did, by God's direc tion, . when he imposed circumcision on those he had bought with his money, when he was circumcised himself, with Ishmael his son, who was the only in dividual, beside himself, on whom he had a right to impose it, except the bond-servants bought of the stranger with his mo ney, and their children born' in his house. The next notice we have of servants as property, is from God himself, when cloth ed with all the visible tokens of his pres ence and glory on the top of Sinai, when he proclaimed his law to the millions that surrounded its base: "Thou shalt not co vet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man ser vant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neigh bor's." Ex. xx. 17. Ilere, is a patriarchal catalogue of. property, having God for its author, the wife among the rest who was then purchased, as Jocob purchased his two, by 14 year's sen-ice. Here, the term servant, as tiscd by the Almighty, under the circumstances of the case could not be understood by these millions, as meaning anythinsr but property, because the night they left Egypt, a few weeks before, Mo ses, by divine authority, recognized their servants as property, which they had bought with their mouey. ' 2d. In addition to the evidence from the context of; these, and various other places, to prove the term servant to be identical in the import of its essential particulars with the term slave among us, there is " unques tionable evidence, that, in the patriarchal age, there are two distinct states of servi tude alluded to, and which arc indicated by two distinct terms, or by the same term, and an adjective to explain. These two terms, are first, servant or bond-servant; second, hireling ot hired ser vant: the first, indicating involuntary ser vitude for stipulated wages and a specified time. Although this admits of the clear est proof Under the lav, yet it admits of proof before the law was given. . On the night the Israelites left Egypt, .which i was before the law was given, Moses, in desig nating the qualifications necessary,. for the passover, uses this language, Excil. xii. 44, 4-5: "Every man's servant that is ; bought for money, when thou hast circumcised him, then shall he eat thereof. A'foreign- er and an hired servant shall not eat there of. This language carries to the human mind with irresistible force, the idea of irb distinct states--one a state of freedom, the other a state of bondages in one of wluch, a person is. serving with his consent for wages; in the other, of which, a person is serving, withoiit his consent, according to his master s pleasure : , f ulWi 1 1 Againi in. Job f iii, Jobexnresses the ; strong desire be haa peep maae oy nis ai- fiictions to feel, that he had died in; his in- fancy. "For now," says he,u "should I have lain still and been ' quiet, I should have slept: then had I been at rest. There (meaning the grave),. thcv wicked cease from troubling, and there the weary be at rest. There the . pi isoners rest together; they hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and the great are there; and the servant is tree from his master."-. Job iii. 11, 13,17, 18, 19. Now, I ask any com mon-sense man to account for the expres sion in this connection, "there the servant is free from his master." Afflictions are referred to, arising out of stales or condi tions, from which ordinarily nothing but death brings relief. Death puts an end to afflictions of body that are incurable, as he took his own to be, and therefore he - de sired it. The troubles brought on good men by a wicked, persecuting world, last for life but in. death ends that relation or state out of which such troubles grow. . The prison ers of the oppressors, in that age, stood in a relation to their oppressor, which led the oppressed to expect they would hear the voice of the oppressor until death. But death broke the relation, and was desired, because in the grave they would hear his Voice no more. All the distresses growing out of ine qualities in human condition; as wealth and power on one side, and poverty and weakness on the , other, were terminated by death; the grave brought both to a level: the small and . the great are there, and there, (that is, in the grave,) he adds, the servant is free from his master; made so, evidently, by death. The relation, or state out of which his oppression had arisen, be ing destroyed by death, he would be freed from them, because he would, by death, be freed from his master who inflicted them. This view of the case, and this only, will account for the use of such language. But upon a supposition that a state or rela tion among men is referred to, that is vol untary, such as that between a hired ser vant and his employer, that can be dissol ved at the pleasure of the ssrvant, the lan guage is without meaning, and perfectly unwarrentcd; while such a relation as that of involuntary and hereditary servitude, where the master had unlimited power over his servant, and in an age when cruelty was common, there is the greatest propri ety in making the servant, or slave, a. com panion with himself, in affliction, as well as the oppressed and afflicted, in every class, where death alone dissolved the state, or condition, out of which their afflictions grew. ' Beyond all doubt, this language refers to a state of hereditary bondage, from th" afflictions of which, ordinarily, nothing in that day brought relief but death. Again, in chapter 7th, he goes ontode fend himself in his eager desire for death, in an address to God. He says, it is na tural for a servant to desire the shadow, and as the hireling looketh for the reward of his work," so it is with me, should be sup plied. Job vii. 2. Now, with the previ ous light shed upon the use and meaning of these terms in', the patriarchal Scrip tures, can any man of candor bring him self to believe that two states or condi tions are not here referred to, in one - of which, the highest reward after toil is mere rest; in the other of which, the reward was wages? And how appropriate is the lan guage in reference to these two states. The slave is represented as earnestly desiring the shadow, because his condition allowed him no prospect of anything more desirable; but the hireling as looking for the reward of his work, because that will be an equivalent for his fatigue. - So Job lookeif at death, as being to his body as the. servant's shade, therefore he desired it; and like the 5 hireling's wagest because beyond the grave, he hoped to reap the fruit of his doings. Again, Job (xxxi.) finding himself the subject of suspicion (see from verse one to 30) as to the recti tude of his past life, clears himself of van ous sins, in the most solemn manner, as unchastity, injustice in his dealings, adul tery, contempt of his servants, unkind ness to the poor, covetousness, the pride of wealth, &c. . And in the 13th, 14th, and 15th verses, he thus expresses himself: "If I did despise the cause of my man-servant or my maid-servant, when they contended with me, what then shall.I do when , God rises up? and when he visiteth, what shall I answer him? Did not he that made me in the woinb, make .hunt And did not one fashion us in : the womb?' sTakingjhis language in connection with, the language; employed by Moses, in reference to the .in stitution of involuntary servitude-5 in that age, and ' especially in connection with the language which" Mces employs after tthe law was given, and what else can be un derstood" than a reference to a class of duties that slave owners felt themselves above stooping to notice or perform, but which, nevertheless, it was the iduty of the righteous man to discharge; for, what ever proud and wicked men might think of a poor , servant that stood in r estate, on ad equality with brertesyi'aib, he that made me made them, 'and if I des pise their reasonable causes of complaint, for injuries which they have made to suf fer, and for the : redress of which I only can be appealed to, then what shall I do, and how shall I fare, when I rarry my causes of complaint to him who is my mas ter, and to whom only I can go for relief? When he visiteth me. for despising their cause, what shall I answer him for despi sing mine? He means that he would feel self-condemned, and would be' forced to admit the justice of the retaliation. But on the supposition that allusion Is had - to hired servants, who were voluntarily work ing for wages agreed upon, and who were the subjects of rights, for the protection of which their appeal would be to "the judges in the gate," as much as any other, class of men, then there is no point in the state ment. For doing that which can be de manded as a legal right, gives us no claim to the character of merciful benefactors. Job himself was a great slaveholder, and like Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, won no small portion of his claims to character with God and men from the manner in which he discharged his duty to his slaves. Once more: the " conduct of., Joseph in Egypt, as Pharaoh's counsellor, under all the circumstances, proves him a friend to absolute slavery, as a lorm of government better adapted to the stale of the world at that time, than the one which .existed in Egypt; for certain it is, that he peaceably effected a change in the fundamental, law, by which a state, condition, or relation, be tween Pharaoh and the Egyptians was es tablished, which answers to the one now denounced as sinful in the sight of God. Being warned of God, he gathered up all the surplus grain in the year3 of plenty, and sold it out in the years of famine, un til he gathered up all the money; and when money failed, the Egyptians came and said, "Give us bread;" and Joseph said, "Give your cattle, and I will give for your cattle, if money fail." ' When that year was ended, they came unto him the second year, and said, "There is not ought left in sight of my Lord, but our bodies and our lands. Buy us and our lands for bread.' And Joseph bought all the land of Egypt for Pharaoh. So the land became Pharaoh's, and as for the people, he removed them to cities from one end of the borders of Egypt, even to the other end thereof. Then Jo seph said unto the people, "Behold! I have bought you this day, and your land for Pharaoh;" and they said "we will be Pha raoh's servants." See Geh. xlvii. 14, 16, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25 Having thus changed the fundamental law, and created a state of entire dependence, and hereditary bon dage, he enacted in his sovereign pleausure, that they should give Pharaoh one part, and take the other, four parts of the pro ductions of the earth to themselves. How far the hand of God was in this overthrow of liberty, I will not decide; but from the fact that he has singled out the greatest slaveholders of that age, as the objects of his special favor, it would seem that the in stitution was one furnishing great opportu nities to exercise grace and gloriCjs God, as it still does, where its duties are fath fully discharged. To be Continued.: V Professor Reynolds, who once taught the ;B Academy, was the most absent, minded man about every day af fairs, I ever saw. His mind . was . all wrapped , up with : books, and he cared no more about what the world was up to than a pig cares about ; the : Hottentots. , One morning his wife,' who, by." the way differed vastly from her spouse in this res pect was reading aloud from the paper, an account of a horrible murder. A man had, so the paper said; deliberately killed his whole family consisting of . some do zen members with an axe ?.Mrs. Rey nolds laid down the paper with the excla mation: - "Whut a wretch!"- v ; t Yes," said the Tausband; in a very quiet tone, loosing up from his book, he should be talked to." - ---v - ' ' 3Oh ma, there goes pa with a yoke of steers hitched to a boVsIed, said a ju venile to an' elderly dame. 'J -" " ; r VHush, my child," said the mother? you should say a pair of gentlemen cows at tached o a Tobert sled," , , - Thf Value or a Wife, In the case of Stacy Cooloy. against flhe Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad Company Judge Storer delivered an able and length ened opinion." - The plaintiff alleged that his wife, without neglect on her part, was struck by the cars of the company, and was immediately killed and he sueibr 85,000 The defendents domufre'd gomfally to" the declaration. Many authorities were re frered to and commented upon by the Court; and they ' remarked they could find no authority,- and no reason ;in gen eral principles,' to authorize a recov ery for the plaintiff ; that there was no claim in the petition that - could be legally supported, except for the expenditure ac tually made in consequence of the wife's death; for; as the husband would be liable for, them, he would have the right to recov er; but as to all remaining claims for dam ages, the demurrer must be sustained. Cincinnati Commercial.- . We have seen many lazy men and women, too, for that matter, m our day and generation, but we do think that a little the laziest individual we ever did meet," is a certain bald-headed, oldish gen tleman, who lives somewhere in Fourteenth Street near the Fifth Avenue- Standing the other day with a friend it the south east corner of Broadway and Union Square waiting for a Fourth Avenue omni bus, upward bound, we noticed the subject of this paragraph crossing the street, with his arm in a sling. Turning to our com panion, who was well acquanted with him, we asked : T "Why, what in the world has happened to Mr.'' 's arm?" "O, nothing at all;", was the reply, "he only wears it in a sling, because he is too lazy to swing it F , EST Yesterday, an Irishman, working in a forge, got a particle of hot iron in his eye. ... He was in great pain, and his suf fering drew some persons about him. Among them was a boy, fourteen years or so, who said, with a cool, speculative eye upon the violent hot face of the man: "Will you give me half a dollar if I get that out of your eye?" "Hey!" exclaimed, the Irishman, taking him in, with his serviceable optic, "I'll give you anything I'll give you a dol lar!" :. Away the boy ran, and came with a magnet, with which, in about a minute, he drew out the iron atom! Paddy winked his watery eyes,, and swore an oath of relief and gratitude. He then gave the opera tor the half dollar. ; ' ' "Holy Mother, said the poor fellow's sister, who stood by; .'them Yankee chil dren could do anything.' - EtSF Joseph where is Africa?" -"On the map, sir?" -"I mean, Joseph, in what eontinent the eastern or western continent?" "Well, the land of Africa is in the eas tern continent: but the people sir are all of em down south." ' -"What are its products?" "Africa, sir, or down south!" " "Africa you blockhead?" - ' "Well, sir, it hasnt got any; it never had any." "How do the African people live?" "By drawing." " ' " "Drawing what water!" ''' "No, sir; by drawing their breath!" "Sit down, Joseph!" "Thomas, -what is the equator?" 'Why, sir, its a horizontal pole running perpendicularly through the imaginations of astronomers and old geographers." ' ESS"" Why," asks the Lanlern,,"is the rudder of a steamboat like a public . hang man?" and answers the question thus, "because'it has a stern duty to perform." -The sanv- paper talks - about Colt's re volvers "going round on a bu3t," and sug gests for a usurer's motto "Let us prey." The Lantern arms an advertisement", at an abuse, at which heavier weapons ought long since to have been hurled. It is as follows: . ' :-, ; ; Wanted, by the proprietors of a well established Sunday paper, libidinous cor respondent.. "No decehf "person need ap ply.' 'A'good price paid for a very bad ar ticle. Any person of a profane turn of mind will find this a most eligible appbrtu nity. , Not particularjas to truth, , " ""Can you tell me who formed that ancient encampment, the remains of which are risible on the "neighboring hlUs? asked a tourist "of a riliage inn-keeper, in a" re--mote part Perthshire not long since.v s i; "I believe, sir," replied mine host, "it was the RomnnVi the time oCb8ilie." ., We have a friend who is a some what noted practical joker, residing in a pleasant country residence near the ocean. Sonic time since he had a visit from his and our friend, Professor , of poetic mem ory. . i he prolessor is a Keen uout nsncr- man, and seeing a, large pond at some distance from R.'s residence inquired:, "Can you fish lor troutlaihat pond?' "O, j-es" said R-. "as well as not." "Possible? .Where's your rod?" "I have none. I'm no fisherman. But if you want to try, we'll go over to S., and get a tackle, and you may try j'our hand at it to-morrow." It was thereupon agreed to do so, and the day was passed by the worthy professor in preparations for angling. The next morning early, R. drove with him over to the pond, and he whipped it all round, to windwatd and leeward, and finally waded in up to his waist, and threw his flies most skillully, but never raised a fin. At length, as the sun grew intolerably hot, he turned to R.,who lay under a tree solacing himself with book and, cigar, and ex claimed. "I don't believe there's a trout in your pond." "I don't know that there is, replied R., imperturbably. "Why you told me there was." "O, no," said R.. very leisurely turning over und lighting another cigar, "you asked me if you could fish for trout here, and I said you could as well as not. I've seen folks doit often; but I never knew of one being caught here." The result might be anticipated. R. walked home, ami the professor drove the horses; nor did R. venture within reach of the professor's rod until after dinner. A'eaCs Gazette. Frogs are excellent in fricassee or fried with crisped barley. . But they must be bred and fed with a view to the table, or they may turn out no better than the snails 00 which Dr. Ferguson, the historian, and Dr. Black, the chemist, attempted to regale, in imitation of the ancients. These learned Scotch professors caused a quantity of com mon snails to be collected in the fields and made into a kind of soup. They took their seats opposite to each other, and set to work in perfect rrood faith. A mouthfid or two satisfied both that the experiment . was a failure, but each was ashamed to give in first. At last Black, stealing a look at his friend ventured to say, "Dinna ye think they're leetle green?" "Confonnded griene!" emphatically res ponded Ferguson, "take 'cm awa!" ; "John," said a clergyman to his man, "you should become a tetotaller- 5011 have been drinking again to-da'." "Do you never take a drop yourself, minister?" "Ah, but John, you must look at your circumstances and mine." "Very true, sir," says John; but can vnu tell me how the streets of Jerusalem were kept so clean?" - "No, John, I cannot tell you that." "Well, sir it was just because every one kept his ain door clean." ' ' r3" Pope published the first edition of Ins Essay on Man annonymously, and was asked soon after by a scribe of Grub street, , ... .r.-j t-:.. . "How did you. likcj that last poem of mine the Essay?; Don't you think it pretty fair, considering that" it was written one afternoon while I was skulking out of the way of the bailiff?" "Pon honor," replied Poe, I think it a first-rate performance, and intended to claim it as my own, at some fitting oppor tunity." ... . ;. fiST There is a current tale told of a certain individual of this city, who is proverbial for forgetting himself. ' 'It is re ported of him, that, oneday lately, he went no less than four times to a barber's, shop, and underwent j the operation , of being shaved, forgetting the three last times that he had been there previously. . On the last occasion, the barber performed the op eration with the back of the razor, and then informed his customer how' often he bad visited him . during . the day. Hereford Times. t ; t- . - n f rsST'. An old patriot, suspected of hav ing in the fine revolutionary" times carried about the head ol the Princess dc Laraballe on a pike was holding a con versa tion on politics with a journalistsT" The debate be coming" warm, he said, at a certain ? morti fying episode of thceonvcTsation, "Sir, do you know that I have1 the right to hold up my head high?" - V , ' :. , '- 'Ana I too," replied the poeij "especially as ! have never had the good fortune to hold up any other head than my own." PH.OVTfF!R.BS, r Can gold calnv passion or make reason shineT ' , The roan who works too much must lovo too little, I -? i" i t! r-? ' Everything we add to bur knowledge adds to our means ofjusefulness.U,1 The suhlimitv. of wisdom is to do those things living which are to Toe be desired when dying.: ; . ; He who murmurs at his lot, is like oaa baring his feet to tread upon thorns. Be humble be willing to stand in the -alley. v The sweetest birds and flowers are there. Fools take ingenious abuse for kindness. and often make one in the laugh "that is carrying on at . their own oxpense. Zim merman. One of the easiest things in "the world is to call a man a knave one of the hard est, to convince him of knavery. - - . , He who would shun criticism must not be a scribbler, and he who would court it must have great abilities or great folly. .Monro. If you wish for care, rcrplexitv, . and misery, be selfish in all things: this is th short road to trouble. . The knowledge of evil may help lo good and assist us to measure its value; every new idea should be to us a new feather in the wings that bear us upward. The heaviest fetter that ever weighed down the limbs of a captive, is as the web of the gossamer, compared with the pledgo of the man of honor. The w all of ston and the bar of iron may be broken,' but bis plighted word, never. , . . , There wi'l come a time when three words uttered with charity and meekness, shall receive a far more blessi-d reward than three thousand volumes written with disdainful sharpness of wit. Hooker. The greater the coward, the more cruel the evil. The same man that will run from an enemy in a tight place, than ho will prepare to make a side dish of him by baking him in a brick kihi. Of all the men in the world, the Lord preserve u from a man that's timid. It is said of the Marquis of Town send, that when young and engaged in battle, he saw a drummer at his side killed by a cannon ball, which scattered Lis brains in every direction. His eyes wero at once fixed on the ghastly object, which seemed to engross his thoughts. A superior officer observing him, supposed he was in timidated at the sight, and addressed him in a manner to cheer his spirits. ? "O,", said the young marquis with calmness, but severity, "I am not frightened I am puzzled to make out how any man with such a quantity of trains ever came to be here!" - - - " ; . ' ; Siah says he once saw a fellow who could lie down and jump over himself, stand and jump under himself, turn round and jump beside himself, then turn back and jump Jim Crow. We should call that a Jim-nastic exercise. ' ' . ;" The above story is equally true with that of the man who could hold himself out at arm's length, he nt the same time sit ting a top of himself, though many have doubted it. ' JJrS5" As Judge Douglass was return ing from the Reading Convention, he fell asleep in the car, while seated near a lady with whom he liad been conversing. She drew her scissors and was in - the act of trimming one of his long locks, when he opened his eyes, and asked, "What are you doing?"'r - - j "Only playing the part of Delilah, nnd shearing the Want,' was the quick reply. JKS?" A pedagogue relates a laugliablo story of one of his scholars, a native of lha ; Emerald. Isle. He told Lim to spell hos tility. ; "H-o-r-s-e, horse,", commenced Pat. " "Not ore-tility, said the teacher, "but Aos-tilitj'. . : ... ; . : - ' "Sure," replied Pa, "an-didn't you tell: me the other day not to say hossl Bo ja-" bers its one thing wld ye one day, and an-; other the nixt." - . -.: .'- ; JgSf""Ah my good fellow, where have you been for a week back?" r : ....... ; ."For a week back! 1 have not been trou bled with a weak back, I thank youl", . : . "No, no; where , have you been long back?" . .;.. . . .; . ' . . ...'; . "Long back! . Don't you. call me .long . back, you scoundreir ?: ...:r ., ..." . . ,;r,; J.- j PST" Whom did Robinson" Crosoe meet on being east on the desert island? "A great swell on the shore, and "a little cove; running inland.'?; ' ' '' ' ; ; CbxsE.avATn-xs.-7-Timid bid gentle men who see 'danger to the Coristitatibn" in the' Aquations of the gg7 maikot - 'Punch.''''. V"-1'"".; "V in it 11 its ii- ! ir iff r ft