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THE AM:-R OVN HERO. A SAPPHIC D W . h->uH van mortals tremble at the ■ght. of D > h and destruction in the field ol battle, Whe.'e blood and carnage clothe the ground n cr'm-'on, Sounding w th death-groant? D athVl! nvade us by the means ap pointed, i An I we must all bow to the king of ter o- ; ?»o. am i anxious, if I am prepared, Wiiat shape he comes in. Inlnite goodness teaches us 'ubnnzssion; B ..i us be quiet under all his dealings: N *ver epining, but forever prais.ng God our creator. Well may we praise h:m; all his ways are ;><■ ifect; Though a resplendence, infinitely glow- Dazzle- n glory on the sght of mortals Struck blind by lustre! G >od is Jevovah in bestowing sunshine, ,r !e«s h - goodness in the storm an thunder; M -iv.-s and judgments both proceed from kindness — Infinite kimlnes-! O !'i"n -"cu't, that G>l forever reigneth: C u is, wtvch around him hinder our per- ception, B 11 ! us the stronger to exalt his name, and Shout louder praises! Th°ti to the wisdom of my Lord and Master, f w : 'l commit all that 1 have or wsh for: •Sweetly as babes sleep will I give my life up. When call'd to yield it. aw, Mart, I dare th-e, clad in smoky p liars, B 'rsting from bomb-shells, roaring from the catinon, Rattling in grape shot, like a storm of had- stones, Torturing ,®ther! fothe Bleak heavens, let the spreading fla nes rise B ak ng like iEtna through the smoky column-, Ljw'rmg like Egypt "<sr the falling city, Wantonly burnt down. Wii'.le all their hearts quick palpitate for havock, Lm. 'i;< your blood hounds, nani'd the Brit ish lions; Dan isss as death stares; nimble as the wh rwinl: Dreadful as demons! Let oceans waft on all your floating castles, F i! 'ht destruction horrible to nar tur": Ti)»n, With your sails fill'd by a storm of vejigence, Bear down to battle! From the dire caverns made by ghostly in ners, L t ill* exjlos'on, dreadful as volcanoes, Heave the broad tow.;, with al! its wealth and people, Quick to detraction! S. 1! shall the banner of the King ofheav- advance where I'm afra.d tofollow: Whi J that preceeds me. witii on open bo-om, War, I defy thee. Fa'ne and dear freedom lurt me on to n:'e, W T !ii e a fell despot, grimmer than a deaths da), Sitngs me with serpents, fiercer than M-.lusa's, To the encounter. L;fr, for rav country and the cause of free dom, .bnt a trifle for a worm to part,with; Ana if presec* M in so great a contest, La'e is redoubled. CHEROKEE HYMNS. Praise to the Saviour. 1. w>y«!?P«>y czRA* 3IISC 3LLANSJUi. From the Visitor and T"legra;>h. GLEANINGS FIIOM HiSTOHY. REMARKABLE DREAM OF ADELAIDE, DO i'CH- ESS OF BURGUNDY. A bud Teinper Corrected. It is ml often that the example ol crowned heads and their associates caa be s ifely followed by common pej ple; but we think the moral ol the (blowing story too good to be negie. l ed by any lovers of Virtue and Piet). All readers of French history ait acquainted with the character of thl- Duke of Burgundy, grandson of Louis XIV. and pupil ol the celebrated Feii elon. His consort was a princess ol many amiable qualities, and one who had been carefully educated with a view of fi'.ing her for the exalted sta tion she was destined to till. She was however much indulged in infamy and girlhood, so that her subseque.j. co-iduct evinced many of those trails which are generally supposed to arise from injudicious indulgence. She was frank, generous and intelligent, with a degree of sprightliness soiik times bordering upon levity. Her husband and herself loved eat h other wilh a tenderness and dcvoleuiiess rarely to be found in such exalted stations-. But Adelaide had olten oc casion to lament the quickness of her temper, which mnde her prone to sudden and brief excesses of For this she was sometirn s reproved gently by her husband, whose own dis position had been skilfully trained to perfect equanimity. The princess vas particularly sensitive to the dis approbation of her husband, and was observed to shun those persons who possessed the virtue she had not been able to acq lire, lest the prince should be led to contrast her own has.mess and iin >atie.ice wilh more happiiy constituted tempers. It happened that Adelaide, had con tracted, almost in infancy, an intimate friendship with an indigent young wo man of quality, who was chosen as a suitable companion for her This la dy married before the P in. ess, and left Fran, e vvHb her hushand, who was a native of Ge many. Adelaide si ill maintained an intimate corre spondence with her, and on hearing that she nas left a widow with two children in indigent circumstances,she obtained permission from the Duke to summons her to thecourt of France, ■nd give her a post about her person. The lady, whose name was Marto uette, gladly obeyed the summons, and returned to her native country, i\ ith her two portionless children. B>»t the court of the French King was not a place for a young, lovely and un irotected widow. Madam Marto ictte prudently declined the post of fered her by her friend, and retired to an humble and romantic country on the borders of the Seine., There she was often visited by the Princess, who frequently prevailed 0:1 her to visit those scenes, in which she would consent to take an active oart. Madam Marionette was a wo man of distinguished talents, and al most rivalled Madam de Sevigne, in the brilliancy of her literary cemnosi i lions. Her solitude vvu* favoiabie to NILBS, fhe eufttire of those talents, and !n a lU lit \\UilC &Ll\* ti>Ul6 iOiVtulli (Itt Ui.v ulUie iim lcinuie wiiieis 01 (he uu). i ho ijuke oi liuigunuy ucinii.eo lin. I'neud of ins wlie, ana uoi umieijucin ly lecoiiiiut'iiueu to Adelaide lutiuu laie the dignity and serenity 01 mau ain Moi toneiie s mannc s. it was observed in process oi time tHi.t the iiiir hiuow gradually uiscOnimueu iter visits to parts attu iviaiit, ami was jfever s en in tile lt\.in oi lite iJuclttss oi" Buiguudy as usual. jVieaniiUie, the temper of Adelaide seemed ralher to become mori impa tient, than to improve in equanimity. She suli'ercd severe morlihealions from this t ireumstance, and could not impose on heiself sufficient restric tions to curb tier unruly spirit. One iiigiit, after having encountered a se vere contlii t with herself, she dream ed that an angel sioodbcfoie her in a flood ol' rjtli.<n e. After gazing at ner in inoiioulcss silence for a moment, the angelic visitor suddenly laid his hands upon her eyis, and lemoved ihem instantly. Ai Inst she thought ik rself struck with blindness, for she ould dis, ern no object before her. rfut she presently beiaine sensible that the angel had taken out her eyes, and was holding them opposite iiei' own bosom through ivhit h she was en abled to see as through a transparent sheet of crysti I. In a litile time she scanned with minute vision all th< most secret conlenis of her breast. Ma*! there was little ill the speeta- le to gratify self-love. She srw liat she took for a personification oi anger, grinning furiously, and gesticu lating horribly. But to her surprise this evil spi it seemed to he, exasper ated in all its excesses by a little ser pent which wound itself in many con volutions thiough the sec ret chambeis of imagery, and stunn almost to mari ■ess the personification of wrath, which had become so co> spi< ious an object to her view. This st mhlauc e was indescribable in words, but ils aspect suffieedito make itself intelligi ble to the dreamer through all its mvsfery, that her besetting sin of :ni patience was the thing exemplified Adelaide wept iir her sleep, and a; lensrth started in terror from her pet turbed Slumbers. It was already day, and her maio of honor was in attendance to infoini her, that an ecclesiastic naited l'oi her highness to perioiin the caitioii sacrament ofconfessiou. 1 his ten - mony was indispei s>.i;le even to those oi the mis; exalted station, and the Frin esshadbten educated 111 strict reverence for the tailh of her counti) and ■ t her ancestors. Adelaide pre pared in in ieh perturbation lo recent the visit of her confessor. As she entered the closet whcie the eccle si. stic waited her presence, she per ceived not her usual eonicssor but a monk of great sanefity w ho had come to Supply bis place, as sickness prevent ed his atteudan- e. Adelaide prepar ed with more than usual awe to pour lorth the secrets of her heart, under the seal of confession. In Ihe course of this exercise she revealed her dream and concluded by asking her c-onf< ssor, "if she was to disregard it as chimera of her sleeping fancy? ' — ■'not if it conveys a useful lesson, my daughter," said the nnnk. "A truly wise person is always on the w; t«.h for i istruction, whether it c ome in the customary or uncustomary course of events. "Have you no secret sin that can be compared to the serpent in your dream?" "Father," said the Princess, "I have one sin which I am awfully conscious, hut my dream seemed to indicate that sin, unde» a different personification from that of a se(* ent." She then ex plained herself more fully. "Daugh ter," said the ecclesiastic, "a ser pent is aii apt representation of the vice of envy, have yon ever been assailed by that foe?" "who, I! Father!" said Adelaide, with some thing like indignation. "My situation places me above envy! There are none higher than myself for me to look on;with thai evil feeling: besides it is the the vice of little minds." "It is the vie e of human nature," said the monk stravelv —"high as well as low minds arid stations have felt it. \Vbal wrsit that enraged the exalted Hama'n a gainst the humble and despised He brew servants" Adelaide binshed and '>er confessor went on. "You say, my daughter that you have prayed to be delivered fr"im this vice of impa tience which Hcse's vou, and yet you have been of late more than usually tormented by it. Now it sometimes happens that we get no help in io [ moving one sTn, tecausp there Ts some ii.uuv.4l ltiUll, VtitllU ilftVc I'Ui . t;t urn feci v iur." ■j " i Utie is your 11lend i>iadam Mar .onetle, who is deeply skuieu in nu nu.ii naiuie have yon ever au\ iscu v. ttii nel oil this subjCci.'" Adelaide teilr iieneii extensively— ISo latin i! but. sr inuiii seets mt? now, and i tear to iiiVinck; unUer solituue." lite pnesl marked tier contusion; '\L>s»ngliU;t, sain he,'' it is my oniy lo piuht youi wound, though pain and anguish ac company the stroke. 'A tie I'UKt iCits nte he lias heaiu something amiss oi your iriend, theietore he lias with j drawn tits patronage fiout her! Now i teil i tie, at e )ou innocent oi tnis change in your husband s opinion/ Vou Know it itould he a deep and avvlut sin to deprive the widow and orphan oi those tiieuds who aie uiost ahie to serve them, iiave you iheu tiiiieat ored to hide the little tailings otyoui mend f oiii your husband ut liave you unguaui ediy told any thing auuss oi her lo him who loves.you well enough to take I.is opinions tromyou? ilaveyou sufficient ly bethought oi this lad, thai as pod protects the widow* arid the iamer less by i special promise, he it ill punish those who injure them with his just wrath?'' Adelaide shud dered; "Nay," said the prttsi, ti itles show the current ol thought, as straws show the comse oi a inuuiug stream, Remember you noi one morning, when a poem oi yoi.i incnu,s was road aud approved myuui pre sence? There was one wno maiHeti you and told me that you evidently shrunk from the praise thai w as uliet - d by every tongue, you lose and oi , red foi perusal a liltle anonymous 'rifle, nlleiiging that unknown attu uu >anegyriz'ed pot.is soiin unit s excel led those who boldly t lainnu puoiu pplause in their own names, l ite oem you gave was beautiful, bin not more so than the hist, lor it u.is one oi lie earliest produt tions ofyoui Ir.ei.d, vKlten before her iignt siiciie too rightly for concealment. Ay! I see you art*touched! I will not now |,iess on farther. Search your l.eat i: see that serpent can be strangled. <io o your friend! invite her lo become our friend indeed. She is as inuc I) superior to you in talents, as you ait fo her in rank. This superiority has oeen decreed by heaven! you an.) make yourself miserable anu sinful by endeavoring lo deny it; but the worlu will not believe you though jou are a princess. True merit \>ill in the enu make its way to the lieaits of the vii luous in spite of the oppositions of en vy. It is better therefore lo league yourself with it, than to draw shame anil bhime on itself by msidu. us op position. ' Tbe story goes on.to state that the Princess became so mu li attached to Madame Maitonette, that she was with her during lite and in the hou> of death. Her temper also improved with her heart, until it became a pro verb in the French court "to be as good tempered as Adelaide of Bur gundy." FEMALE CONSTANCY. The following anecdote of Iluber, ihe celebrated naturalist, in the Memoires sur Josephine. JVi. Iluber s uork on the natural histoiy oi bees .s uell known in this count.y, but we believe it is little known that Ins observations relative to the habits ol ihis insect were made through the medium of his wife, at a time when he was totally blind. "We frequent ly visited, 1 says the authoress 'an iu tensiing and remarkable man, M. Huber, nephew of the friend of Vol taire. He had been blind since the age of seventeen. At that period he fell in love with a rich young lady, who returned his affections, but their parents opposed their union and they were separated. A few months after he was afflicted with gutta sereua, which deprived hiin entirely of sight, which he re.retted the more be cause he was unable to see the ob ject of his affection. He was sent to Paris with the hope that a cure might be effected, but he obtained no re lief, and returned in despair to Gene va. Mademoiselle Lullin having been made acquainted with his misfor tune, declared to her parents, that al though she would really submit to their will if the mm of her choice "ould have done without her, yet, as he now required a person to be a! ways with him, nothing should pre vent her being united to him Her parents became fnore obstinate than ever in withholdhe their consent; but when she beeamo of age, «h», after TiavTng reftised several brilliant cfieri, lUi-11'Kli tin. c i boll «0i W hutfi biid .iau loiK.ed a msiuieicsleu alieiUou, ciiiu their naitual conduit soon ob lailieu lot' liu 111 j.aruou lor tlieir uis obedience. •■'ibis excellent woman discovetcd a thousand means of a»suagtn s the sad jiustiieu oi Iter husband. During ■ a war she t omposeu whole armies \\ tth | iiis of various sizes, and tin s enable d him to distinguish the iiosilion of the different coi*j s. She also invenuil a plan by which he was enabled io w rite, and al to funned plans en relief of their residence: in a word, she h.-d but one oecupation—that of mating the life of heir husbend happy. R io i sueh a point dad this amiable wcroaH carry her alt millions, that M. Huh r asserted that a restoration to sight w . Si no longer dewtirable. l l should not] know, said.ii e, 1 10 i\hat extent q per-' son could be beloved; besii.es, to me my iviflfls is always young, fresh, and pretty.' M. Huber bad a great taste for nat jural history. He had lead to him a great number of worl s 011 this subject, and partic ulaily rela tive to bt-.es. of which he was very fund. He i lis. overed that all the works whit h treated on that subject were very in ijferfrct. He requested M.idame Hi ;ber to provide herself* with a dass. and to ex:-mi..e carefully' the formatio) i ai d habits of the bee —* With her as s:stanc,e he made sevoial discoveries, which he published un-» der the title of Rechcrclits sur leu .• beillef a wo: rk which is very hk! !j'' spoken of." P ROSPI RITY. How misc ;rahle is the lot of man 0 In prosperit f he forgets every one p and in advei lity every one forgels I im . In prosperit j he appears to have los t his senses, ; iml when loaded with mis - fortunes he is s: id never to have i I any. In his sudden elevation, he Ie «• comes discoi itented with all the world;! and, when h urltd to the bottom of tie* wheel of fortune all the world a'» disronterted with him. He who has it in the sunshi »e of fort tire, should in-* member, th; 1 riches s metimes t-' 9t Ihe wing, an (1 suddenly fij away cnot us. A < JOOD NAME. "A good fame is rather to be cho* sen than gr». at ii< liess or prerii us oint« •• incnt." 1 t is ihe rii hest jewel vl ll « t soul—the purest treasure rnoitnf tilings aff|jrd, Give me this, dest :v« - edly, ani! F i an face the frown* olior tune, ( an be pointed at Ss the child of" poverty, and still know what it is (a.- he happy.. The stoim nipy indeed bent upo n me, and the chilling blnsijr assail me ; but charity will receive; ine into h tr dwelling, will give me food toe; t, and raiment to put 011, r;:<| will kindl j assist me to raise a new' roof ovei/• (he ashes of the old one; r:jd I shall a jain sit hy n y fire side, and I shall aj-fV.in ta»U> the sweets cf friend- 9 ship ai;d |hoine. UMAM ACTIVITY A ni-11 trained lo violent from his < hildht od. is s;id to* . t >a *• ble ot d; i! ain ing tl\e fleetest i • - s r and ol' ctmtinoinghig course when tl» f give up i n weariness ;>nci exhaus' i j. His mus ru la r power is*immetisi; « we see d sily proved by the we.;.:.' s raised w i ttf ease by common pule However , the exertions ol Cur uohicjt pedestria! is give but a faint if ea os •«# full powei - of a practised runner. 'I l«* couriers e f Peisia used regularly lo traverse i >0 leagues in the s|m"< e of* 14 hours; and some natives of Africa, are report* id able to outstiip the lion- The savag os of North America prr-» sue the «w iftest stags with such rapid* ty as to w eary and overtake tlu m* They have been known to travel o\>. p the tn< si i ugged and pathless moun tains, a dis tance of 11 or 12 hund.icJL leagues in sltix weeks or two montliw*.