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T EDITOR ANI' PROPRIETOR.
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Selected for the H7mr K('iublicuu.
The Emerald Isle.
uv rATiiAiiiNE ii. waterman.
Par, far o"er. the
waves of the bloc glancing
Sweet lirin, my country, I wander to thee.
Thy free hearted sans and thy bright smiling
Are calling me home o'er the wild swelling
M-a. 'uuusly in the war between Turkey and Greece.
iv heart has gone out like a wild bird before j is energy ami military capacities have been
me, . j abundantly proved in his conduct of affairs in
And rests on thy hores Hlne.ifq Sy ria . Jf u Jiis.Jast contest with. the Turkish
;'u bless the bright heaven that rwcetlv shines : 'foCCS oU i Jie plains of Nczib, he was com-
o cr n;e
And the bark that id ncarin the Emerald
F.rin, green Erin, that ling yeara have
The dark shakin
olorin fondne,, the cords have they
Of the lie.irt thut j yearning to be with thee
i'mcy I grap the brave hand of my brother,;
I see the gla.l light of a sister's fond smile,
rfuid in the hall of my father and mother,
V!ii v.cJeo.ne im- back to the Emerald Isle.
;:: I ;::d of the grateful where every emo-
t M ill
( if 1. ilidllSS
"The earth belongs to God and to the sover
f stored, of friendship sin- ! eign who is his representative." '
V;.iri pviTV lire.-i i;t . in its lovnl ihi'nf inn .
V" nld barter its life's bloud to snare thee a
;,.ar. j Never Lelievc a grent, broad-faced, bcetle-
b.aitiful land,wha?e sunny eyed daughters f browed spoon, when he tells you with a sigh
WtMr hearts on their lips, thn't have "never j that would upset a schooner, that the happiest
hio.vn "iiile. j days of a man's life arc those he spends at
I n ivt. il to thee, o'er the fair swelling waters, school. Does he forget the small bed-room oc
.My, iiunie, and my coimtry, the Emerald cujied by eighteen boys, the pump you had to
-jc. I run to on .Sunday mornings, when decency and
A correspondent of the New Yorl
V-r, writing from France, snys: "all
f Til ff'.'iV JMiupTO "of"l'!ttropr, tuni'llictT-1
to the anciei.t land of the Pharisees.' t
Tiio r-'iaarkable man who rules over this em
pire, a ad whose name is mentioned at the
rc'iit time oftcner than that of almost any
hi'.f civil:, 'd iiioiiareh is now, 71 years old.
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i,.;gi,t rive feet two inches, ot a sangu.ne and
ncrv3 temperament, hi. countenance open
a;;J agreeable, blending shrewdness and good
Ho is ii-siTiaeu uv a late writer as Ofirir in
tomper in its expression, ms activity
:rn!ii;trv are sauf to be -reot. IIavii)Lr been
td lotted in youth as a man of business, he has j cntf(Jr ;tr nc talks of frcedoui from care
;f'""l hiitftness tact, and attends in person to a wIult a negative kind of happiness! Let him
i number of details connected with gov- j cUt cff ijih;,,,,, !,e will never hurt his nails,
eminent affairs. His early opportunities i'r f Icthitn enclose an order for all his. money,
tanl cultivation were limited; but he i' i evon unto US) and no more will he he troubled
said to be ready in numeric:-.! calculation, and ! carcs- School-boy ease is perfect noh
to manifest uncommon general intelligence, j scnscit j3 the most miserable period of a hu
lle is remarkably liberal towards othc r reli-1 man being's iCm pO0r, shivering, trembling,
ions, although a Iohammedan. It is now j kjckcjt butleted,- thumped and starved little
('uneven years since he became master of; mortai.s; 'c nCver see a large school but we
!:-.-;:. Akhough contradictory accounts arei , rlJnGll to sll00t thctn an masters, ush-
L' vc.'i respecting the decree of civilization
which he has been instrumental
mto that country, it is certain that the remov-j
al tiiither of Europeans has done much to teach
tiio Egyptians the arts of peace as well as of j
war. it was not until 15cSU tliat JSlelicmet ;
Jt was not until 15.30 that leliemet j
took a stand as an independent monarch. He j
11,111 1 irp v inn -1 1- r- !! lirnro trllmtn tr tlio SJnltrjn
- J'.u.&VUh.-lt i'U I lt I'll t.V7. I . t
of Turkey, and had put forth all his military
power and resources at the Sultan's command.'
Hut he now determined to act for himself, and
to lake possession of Syria, which he sa'Kl had
been promised to him for his services 'in thc
war with (.'recce. Towards the end Octo
ber, lvU, Mchemet Ali sent his son Ibrahim
with an army of from 40,000 to 50,000 men
to Syria. A series of dreadful conflicts en
frued. Thc siege of Jean dV2cre was long and
the struggle desperate, but on the. 27 th of May,
l"?oJ, the place was taken and the garrison!
made prisoners with Abdallah, the governor j
of Lhe province. Ibrahim then swept over thc : j
country to the northward, successful every '
where against the forces of the Sultan, and
wvi ready to march upon Constantinople itself. '
The Turkish government became alarmed. :
Sf'tcr calling ou (ircat Britain for aid in vain,
and after another dreadful encounter with Ibra
him, the Sultan, threw himself, into the arms
.cf Kuseia. An immense Russian force was
brought into the Turkish dominions, but the
Sultan becoming as fearful of Russian alliance
as of Mehemet Alli'd rebellion, concluded to
give up Syria. The dependance en Russia
had however involved Turkey in bonds which
could. not be broken; and a treaty was agreed!
upon on the 6th of July, 1533, called the
trcavof U-nkiar Skelessi, which placed Tur
key, in the power of Russia to a humiliating
"gree. The duration of the treaty Was 22m i
to eight years. From that time to this,
yri-i has often been in partial revolt against
tue government of Ibraliim, and thc Sultan
has beeiitceking an opportunity. to recover it.
H the latcct advices the question to whom it
t-iouH be assigned had n'yt been settled. .
LEXINGTON, HOLMES COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1S10.
lbrahim, the oldest son of JUehemet Ali, (or
us tome have asserted, the ndoptcd son) id now
' 51 years of age. Jo is described as being of
! a fctron". constitution, naturally grave, some-
what forbidding in appearance, and less at-
; tract-,Ve in manners than his lather, r rom
the age of 10 he has been a military
and civil officer. He is of course, thoroughly
versed in the tactics of war; indeed he has
1 been instructed by European officers. It will
j e remembered that he figured very conspic
! pletv ly victorious
; Hhim iu3 biim condemned as harsh and
ItytanieaV in his government of h'yria, and the
j same account his been given of Meheniet.
I But the rebellion! tribe's cannot be kept in sub-
i jpction except hr?a strong hand. "' Uoth these
that hung over my;r:: , ,V -''i,. unt.: , ,n.
i wart lUta Hit V v ituu iutui3v,i.a MiMiw j
1 courting the inrovemcnts introduced by for-
e i fners, : anu expenumg money ireejy in puu-
lie works, ho.-'pitals, vc.
- 3Ieheniit Ali owns all the territory of Egypt,
and has it cultivated by men who are paid for
! t hoir :i mr in n ttinre nf their nroUUCC. lie
has a monopoly of cotton, rice, opium, Vc.
"He is the great faner, the great merchant
of the country. All business of exchange is
done bv him and for him." His maxim is
IIcw haPPY xve 'cre at School.
'the usher commanded you to wash! Is" he ob-
livious of the blue chalk and water they Hood
ed your bowels with at breakfast and called
it milk! litis helost the remembrance of the
Yorkshire pudding, vulgarly called choke-dog,
of which you were obliged to cat a pound bc
f ire von were allowed a sliee of beef, and of
you thought cooks and oxen were work ot su- ;
pererog ition, and totally useless on the face of j
thc earth! Has the tool lost all recollection !
of the prayers in yon coiu, wei, ciay-nooreu
cellar proudly denominated the Chapel! as
he for"ot the cuffs from the senior boys, the
im-wiiiuiuoHuu, v.. v,.,w,
, plnches of thc sccond-master? and, in fine, !
lws he forgot lhc press at the school-room, I
j whcrc a carl oail cf birch was deposited at j
the beginning of every half year, and not a j
i.,(v t, i;m.Io -i mmup ivit'i '11 before the
crs and door-keepers included, merely to put
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NatVVO -Poet TV. -
. The suhjeined is the last specimen of na-
,,. nn(ri7 tfmf hn mpt nnr nve
hve noetrv that has met our eve. It is from
',,., T .i. nil Von-;- ti-ilir lltllo nfnnv vvtiirh
y " i--'j -j -
has just dray n on "mortal - coil." Iiead,
wonder, ai d ul mire the delicious morceau: "
the moon did ris last nite .
while i sot at my winder
i wept almost, not Uwite, .
cause there. was nothin to hindur.
my salcr boy is a goin' to see,
and that's cause wi i weep,
tost on the billur will he be,
the h'llur that roles over the deep. .
- "Wagner." ;
i?rom a lett?r,rcceivcd by the editor of thc
Spirit of the Times, it appears that this noble
animal was Joctorcd just before his defeat
by Gamma. A negro boy, belonging to Mr.
j0Hn Campbell, a rubber In his stable, has
confessed that he was instigated by a party to
administer to Warner sugar of lead with salt,
which he did. This may account for the de
feat of t lie noble racer. -AVO. '?.:
Rulwcr, in 1)i:vi:i;eaux, tells us that Rus
sian ladies tiiiuk most gratefully the gentle
man who honors them by making them drunk.
It is said, from late accounts, that, nearly a
fourth part of .the revenue of Russia is derived
i from the sale of spirits. This sale is kept
entirely in thc hands .of' the imperial govern
ment. The out-spread wings of the Russian
eagle are over the door of every gin shop, in
every village throughout that vast cnipire.
Mr. Pinkerton calculates that "the enormous
quantity of eighty-two milirous of gallons of
brandy alone, arc drunk every year by the
peasantry of the empire A. O. ricaiunc.
In one of the freezing days of our climate, '!
a youug physician, recently married, invited
his wife to accompany him on a visit to 'one
of his patients. , '
" You arc romancing, James: what! visit a
family without an introduction, or an invita
tion, or an exchange of cards!"
"In this family, my dear Amanda, there is
no ceremony of cards," said James,' "but
they will not hi less pleased to see you."
"I never used to go to sec poor people, but'
continued she, after a short deliberation,"' I
will go u ith you any where." . ''p.
They passed from the handsome utreet of
their residence, to a small public square, ami
crossing over, entered a small alley, in which
Amanda saw a fow of houses built in a man
ner that showed they were for the laboring
class. Crossing the whole range they entered
the last house, and at the first door Dr. liCd
son gave a gentle rap. A plain dressed wo
man opened it and welcomed them.
Two chairs were immediately set out, cne
with the hick broken oil", the other one rick
ety and unstable.
JJefore the fire were two little children sea
ted on the hearth, making a noise, which the
attendant female in vain endeavored to -quell.
A girl about ten years of ago came out of a
small bed room and smiled as she spoke.;
In a large rude chair sat a thin female. S!:e
looked up when Dr. Lcdsou addressed her,
but neither smiled or spoke. Her complexion
was sallow by illness, her lower jaw had fal
len from its socket, and her tcetli chattered
with the vain endeavor to close hor mouth.
After receiving some nourishment at the hands
of her companion she seemed revived.
"I am glad to see you, Doctor, though I had
hoped to have been released from my wretched
ness before now. I do not complain, but I suf
fer" she shivered and stopped suddenly, but
in an instant said, "I thought it very hard
when I lost my child l ist summer I see it
was kind: what would have become of it now!
I must leave these, young as they are, to take
care of themselves, and my husband is hone of
She did not weep: she was past thnt point
of human fuffering. Amanda -.looked on in
silence. SbC had Jearncu wore ot litofs state
, volume. She felt now a wiser woman I
.u ei,ritoeil) lQ uVU;J have been at thir-
It brings down all our vanities and little re-
j pinings a spectacle of such woe. J: ven the
almost liiscnsihilitv ot tlic Sick was more
u-tWls vour s-fclerP' a,kej lu,, woman.
"Xo," said James, and Amanda ski led as
he replied, "It is my wife.
"Is it your wife!" said the, showhig some
vivacity. "I low -sweet she looks. Can she
sing! Oh! can she sing,
"I would not live always!"
How often had Amanda sung that carelessly
before. She felt awed and humbled ;iow bv
every syllable that Heated on her soft rich
tone around the narrow apartment.
The dying one raised her eyes so tl ankfuily
that she cvn looked pretty. A hectic, light
relieved her vivid countenance. She said in
audibly, "I hear the angels singing around
me," and then relapsed into a state cf almost
The little girl shook hands beseechingly as
they left, and in a subdued voice Amanda whis
pered,' ''Wc will take caro of you." "
Who like the physician, save indeed the
minister, is called upon to see human nature
in every shadow of a tint! t Thc rich and the
poor, the delicate and the coarse; thc learned
and the ignorant, come before him without d.s-.
guise. , - .
Amanda thought before that she loved her
husband; but luxury is a dead sea atmosphere, f
in which the nobler passions sicken and lie I
motionless. She clung to James' arm as they
returned home with a fueling of devotion to j
him, that she had never imagined before; and
in the pleasure she experienced in soften in r
the horrors of her fellow-creatures' poverty,
she found every- day new cause to rejoice in
having shared her fortune with one who, if he
brought her no addition of earth's wealth, had
taught her that there is a way of employing
it that will awaken delight. ":
A Scientific Love-letter.
(Picked vp in the si reel A true copy.)
Bangor, county, Indiana state, )
Sunday" morning, VJ o'clock, A M 1S10.
' AT HOME in hi:d. .
!My dear sweet Henry how J do want
to see your big gray eyes;; Oh! how hor
ror stricken 1 am at your long absense.
Lord knows I want to sec you, and feel
your little heart beat like a tilt hammer
right close up agin- mine. Oh! Sweet
henry do come out and let's git married,
for if you love riic I wont fight you a bit.
John has moved to his ne w place and Jane
docs live so snug but. she fights him a
little sometimes when he gits a little ant-ny-ovcr
Mary -Tildeii'sgotllittle baby
and dady says as how l must git married
for' I have let it run on-too Ion iral read v.
ujmogt insensibility ot the sjiclc was more!". . 7,,, ,
toucUin ,A orilinarvforrow. lt ?ave H fcA. ! trmiiiplis. 1 he l.isom on which we
inir of much iIkU iJ;lve been endured j eijlial alleCilOll IS chilled the head
hoKt , , on which we lay our head to bless
: ,Ood bless you if you arc not sufficient
ly' blessed in being -so sweet. Oh! that J
could sqe vou once more to kiss the single
tinge lrom the rose on your 'soft.' round
cheeks. O what a lilly you are, and what
a rose bud in the morning of its virgin
bloom, full of sweet . odors sparkling with
the dew drops of heaven-born love, beam
ing with the kindlier Mendings of the rain
bow the sign of peace.
Oil, you marrygold; you hollyhock, you
tulip; you cabbage. Oh, you sweet owl;
come and comfort your distressed, your
j sorrow-smitten, dying, dead, Caroline.'-
Oh, my dear henry how 1 do love your
big gray eyes, : . vr-..;' - -
Vel I, when -shall these weeping eyes
these eyes red with weeping-these eyes
of mine again feast themselves on the sleek
black hair of your round headfO you
mm tan lenow, inn or
manna ot sweet
:ee you, you mo-
love, how I do want to see
ueiot pertection. you nave been gone ! tlicir years? W hose imagination so vivid
these too months, and to me, poor me, it us to stretcli onward to that day when e
does seem to me like a hundred years, a (Crnitv shall have run its cycles? Alas!
thousand years. One more day, ljcloved j the jniagination tires in the task: the raath
flenrv, will kill, yes, kill your lond confi- Icmatician is lost in his contemplation,and
dmg, distracted Caroline. our dear pre- jtho nihul faltcrs as it azes into tllc drca(j,
sence would, to me. be as a coo, spring to ; fnl abvss Wcll njght the dyjng frte
the parched traveller oi the desert, more tmiker. as he hovered upon its borders,
than the green grass to the hungry ox, 'cxciaiir; Oh eternity! cternilv! who can
more than the pebbled pool to the wanton discover the abyss of eternity !' . What
duck; yes, more than a lump of sugar to conmiCi!S n,rCs forever wasting but never
a spoik child. Why then, will you not told anJ vt hou, ncar they roll! Thcir
come, yes, run, fly swilt as lightning, to waves dash upon the shores of time at
kiss the tear from the dimpled cheek ot our veiy 1eet..and s00ll Oh, we launch
your mad love. i upon their shoreless bottom. Sinful man
(), blenk and wild is the house, the gar-:arc prepared to number the hours
den, the held, and the world without thee, that make up lhe vast ctcrnitv t0 whicll
yes, thee, my dumpling myjew s-harp my . thou art hastening Time-serving pro
eel, rooster, my gentleman. Cod bless fcssor art thoti prepared to traverse these
tliee! may thy days be many and long ,tracldess paths, which know notermina
and sweet,;uid full ot joy. Oh; haste and j tiou forcvcrj 'Awake: O, thou lhatsleen-
your lady. I3less your sweet sotd.
P. S. God bless you and all that con
cerns you, even so says the heart-. that
The editor of the United States Gazette
makes the following comment upon the
notice ot the death of the mother of a bro
ther editor, after a life of usefulness and
4iIt is thus that v-lVJuiSi'iuVntn
life, by seeing that those who nndc it
lovely and desirable, - have no abiding
place with us. We look upwards and
those who sustain us from childhood do
not stay to assist our efforts or enjoy our
triuinphs. The Iwisoin on which we lean
thc rising spirit is laid . low, and wc remain
t:ill"-it llwkP tliiiiov; if irriof uiU nl
.....fi .1,0 lLm.o h;l,
ailection should impart that we should
so appreciate these earthly blessings, that
the disappointment at their withdrawal &
hlighting, will be lessened in the consci
ousness that, in the store house of these t
collected souls, all pla: its are perennial
and the breath of the destroyer will not
there chill the petals of the llower, nor the
hand of earth rtldelv break the stems..'
Dr. bVankiins Wife.
I'ranklin, in his sketch, of his life and hab
its, relates the frllowing atWe.lote of his frus-:
gaj wife. A wife could scarcd'y make a pret
tier apology for pin chu sing the' first piece of
luxury.' , .
"It was lucky for., m that I had one ns ;
much disposed, to -industry and frugality as"
myself. She. assisted. me cheerfully in my bu
siness, folding and stitching pamphlets, and
tending shop, purchasing old linen rags for
making paper, etc. We kept no idJj ser
vants; our table was plain -and simple, ;cur
furniture of the cheapest sort. For , instance,
my breakfast for a long time, bread and milk,
(uo tea,) and I eat it out of a two-penny por-
ringer, with a pewter spoon; but - mark how
luxury will enter families, and make a pro
gross in spite of principle; being called " one
morning to breakfast; 1 ' found it in a china
bowl, with a spoon of silver. They" had been
bought, for. me without my knowledge, by my
wife, and had cost the enormous' sum of three
and twenty shillings: for which "shc liad no
other excuse or apology to make, but that she
thought her husband deserved a silver spoon
and a china bowl, as well as any of her neigh
bors. This was the first" appearance of plate
or cliina in our house, which afterwards in
the course of years, as. pur wealth increased,
augmented gradually to several hundred pounds
lu value. , ... : . ! ;;. ; -V- ,
1 A Vivid Sketch of Republicanism; '
Their labors, their principles, their instruc
tions, have made new England, "with its hard
soil and cold long .winters, the glory .of all
lands. The thousand, towns and villages--the
decent sanctuaries,. not for show,. but use,
crowning the hill-tops, or piercings out from
the valleys the means of education c accessi
ble to every family, the -universal diffusion of
knowledge-'-jhp order and thrift',, the general
activity and.enterprise, the unparalleled equal
ity in the distribution of .property,' the gener
al happiness resulting from thc di:fusion ofed-
ucation and of pure religious doctrine the
safety in which mors than half the population
sleep nightly with nnbolted doors the calm,
holy Sabbaths, whea mute natuie in the gen
eral silence bocoruei vocal with praise, when
the whisper of the breeze seems moro distinct,
the distant waters buder and more musical,
the carol of the fnorninsr birds clearer and
sweeter this iTcw Ihigland: and ivheroN
will you find the' like, save where you find the
operation of New liigland principles and New
England influencelf, This is the work of our
fathers and ancient law-givers. They came
thither, not with nev theories of governin' nt
from the laboratories of political alchyinifts,
not to try wild experiments upon human na
ture, but only to found a new empire famous
for truth, for virtue, for freedom guarded and
bounded by" justice..- To hive faiJotLin euch -an
attempt had been glorious. Their glory
is that they succeeded. Baton's Ditcourtet.
Who can paraphrase upon the words
frrnvr rnul o.vcrP said thr; dviri'r "Ymv-
j ' ----- J O - -"J
port. Yes, w)io can paraphrase upon
j them? What mathematician can 'number
! est, and gird thyself for the journey. Time
is but a meteor s gleam, a single inch; and
then eternity stretches onward to the judg
ment, and from the judgment still onward,
forever and ever.. -West. Recorded.
I I, II . --I,. .... I. .1 P.I I .
American Mechanics. .
Whatever may be the 'pomp and glory
and circumstance' of the great men of the
world whatever may be the dazzling pa
geantry of high life -r-t he glitter ot fashion
able society, and splendid misery of those
who believe that 'those who think, must
-tm vjrm-Xijuj ? ... vJt ux taiJJ )lf-. 's. f,"
situation moreeuviaoie man mat 01 a plain
laoie man mat oi a pla
American Mechanic, tree for every thing
for which heaven designed him; untram
melled in his opinions, and left to the czui
j dance of his own genius, he walks erect
in die full stature of man. Earn in ar with
his own .hands ihe means by which he
supports himself, protected by the govern
ment which, like the sun, sheds its light,
its fostering can, upon all, who shall gain
say liis right to enjoy the fruits of his la
bor in thevay which best may please him?
Under our government, produce, industry
and economy are sure to meet with their
reward: and it should be' remembered by
everv inccauic that the road to preferment
and oflicial dignity is open to every one.
All that the people want in those that serve
them, is fidelity and patriotismtruth to
the constitvtion and intelligence to per
form their duty. It is the duty of every
American to lender himself competent to
act ou all occasions as becomes an Ameri
can citizen: Intelligence, education and
study are within the reach of every human
Among the isolated items of foreign
news received by the steamship Acadia,
at Boston, on the 17th, is tf te following ac
count of a dreadful earthquake in the re
"1012 of 3Iount Arrarat. It comes through
a St. i'eJersburg papcr, wherein it is pub
lished as part of a letter from Titlis, dated
August 3d, " V ; : v
; "You have, doubtless, heard of the ter
rible earthquake of 3It. Arrarat, which lias
total Ivdost roved tiiC town of JMackitche
van, damaged all the buildings at Erivan,
and devastated the two t districts of Sha
rour and Sourmate in Armenia. All the
villages in those districts have: been de--stroyed.
The earth' is rent in such ..a
manner that all the cotton and rice plan- ,
tations have perished for tl io want of wa
ter. -. But the most awful event has taken
place in thc neighborhood of jMoiint Arra
rat.. A considerable mass was" loosened
from the mountain, and destroyed every
thing in its way.. for the distance oseven
wersts, (n early five English miles.) ! A
liioiig others; the great ;viliaggftf.k.hbu
li has had the fata of Ilcfculaneum and
Pompeii:' About one thousand inhabitai ts
were buried under the Heap of rocks. A
thiclclluid," which afterwards became a ri
ver, ran from the interior Jb'fthc mountain,
which Avas opened, -aTid, following the
same direction, swqt over the ruins and
carried with it cofpses of the unfortunate .
inhabitants of A ldiouli, the dead ajiimal?, t
&c."r Tito shockcontinued to be felt ove
iy day in tlie above mentioned district?-,
and entirely laid waste; then the shocks
became less frequent. Arrarat is not-yet-quiet;
the day before yesterday I was awa
kened by two violent subterranean com. v
motions. Louisville Journal.
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