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As fill'd with heaven-ward irust, they say,
** Earth may not claim iliee lunger; '-1 Nay, deare.-r, 'tis too much—tins heart Must break when iho art gone; It must not be, we may not part, 1 could not live alone ! Oil HRIVO ME THE II Alt I*. EY 1. H. WlULtS. Oh bring me the Harp tie lov'd, that I May give it? To tbe twilight breeze that is floating by, Ere Life's waning fever is o'er; For lise dump of death is upon toy brow And the chill of the grave is creeping now Through my heart to its inmost core,— Yet the pulse of that heart, so fast freezing and dim Will but cease with the song that is wakened to him. They brought her the Hirp, and its trembling strings Breathed a tone as wild and deep. As the frantic wail which a grief-spirit fling9 O'er the dream of a troubled sleep; And the searching woe of that hurped strain Sped swift through the minstrel's soul and brain, In a pang that seem'd to heap One anguish too keen—for it crushed opart The quiv'ring chords of both harp and heart. —•Q«— 1 SONNET* ' I'm». , p , * ». _ nx i ■ , i from Poaner* and «'•»•r Duni*. bv D. L. Rirt.aidson. • ; jo a Lady at the Harp. Oh! breathe, melodious M.ustrel, once again Thy soul-entrancing song! Responsive tears Vttest thy power. Thy gentle voice appears Like sounds of summer's eve, or some sweet strain That wildly haunts the visionary brain Or charms the slumbering mourner. Vanished years, That Time's dim twilight hallows and endears, j Return, like sh. do we, o'er the trembling muni Beneath the lunar beam. Then waken still Those magic note.-, with more than music fraught— Angelic harmonies! Each echo seems by skill celestial wrought To cheer the clouded mind, the sad heart ♦brill With sacred melod.es, and delightful dreads ee* voice once more . ' ! A spell from heav * To say that poetry is but the music of extreme ignorance and want of feeling, is heart speaking to heart. Mrs. Heinans truth, anti has built her fair fame upon it. I: to feel the thrill of trans-atlantic eloquence to the tones of a harp swept by the delica'e ha i Hem,ms. Her landing of the pilgrim father« ha« than a thousand American hearts—and *e can nit® the power of nature, truth, and poctrv a her • cent productions. Let him who has " crushed d lio who has been a crushed one, read the following.— Anon. SONG. orcr« »0 Poetry, g* \.\ x w a i c not ,.e " r I BY MRS. FEI.ICIA HEMANS. — « —"Oh! thou not Affection f Hold Warcli—guard ll— suffer Tue b. .c ll.ir bl|!»r worul My t i Uli - , ■ • t'a-t. a brcaUi Ut dim 'b purtty !" If thou hast crush'd a flower, The root may not be blighted; If thou hast quench'd a lamp. Once more it may be lighted; But on thy harp or on thy lute. The string which thou hast broken Shall never in sw*ect sound again Give to thy touch a token! If thou hast loos'd a bird. Whose voice of song could cheer thee, till he may be won From the skies to warble near thee; But if upon the troubled sea Thou hast thrown a gem unheeded, Hope not that wind or wave shall bring The treasure back when needed. Still If thou hast bruis'd a ?ine, The summer 's breath is healing, And its clusters yet may glow* Through the leaves their bloom revealing; But :f thou hast a cup o'erthrown, Whh » bright draught fill'd—oh! never Shail earth give back that lavish'd wealth To cool thy parch'd lips' fever! The h*art is like that cup, If thou waste the love it bore thee; And like that jewel gone. Which the deep will not restore thee; And like that string of harp or lute, Whence the sweet sound is scatter'd; Geq'lv, oh! gently touch the chords So soon forever shatter'd I to Frew MiteU*« lk»ir»«'ti* Ma-»™#. THE HELEIiOHOl S MGER--OR C1I1UST3US ROSE. When nature Indus her lovely face Beneath a »no* y veil. And. clasped in winter's cold embrace, Her changing beauties tail. There is a wild and simple dower Enfolds its partial bloom, To cheer the solitary hour, And cheat it of its gloom. A little monitor designed By providence divine, To beam instruction on the mind That wanders near its shrine. • c q Iff INS. by h. richinos. These rude remains of the poor peasant cof, That now ypor. the ullage skirts appear A shapeless mass, I fondly linger near, . f [, ,,* * * As if it were a memorable spur. Some mournful tale of woes remembered not, . Might, haply, Mere it known, enforce a 'cur, For those Jong gone, the sometime dwellers i>erc. No trace of conquerors, through realms forgot, Where heaped op cities alee;», indeed i« -een; Yet all that can orient m human fa'e Is storied clear; and Grief was not less keen, Nor Joy more full, in any loftier sute; For where Love enters, there too will he Death; And Hope, that sinks but with our latest breath. From earth's maternal bosom brought, A gem to genius given. To guide the current of his thought, And point his eye to heaven. And knowledge, unallotted as this, F.om wisdom's self acquired. Shall rival all the dub: bliss, By meaner though s inspired. j i J I J ff.t Wi t Wreath. Fr TJÎE IILIGHTED HEART. There is no; on (lie pages which reveal * Ou.' sum of anguish, in the Book of Fate, A pang severer then ti When l e feu I ndship is deceiv'd, or Love meets hate; atfeution coldly is reprov'd, Or hopeless misery denounc'd by lips we lov'd. * V"' W| ' thee where l found thet love." —K'cry bod) tha» all, has hummed this favorite a'r. In the folio wing • - i! be »een that the poet left his love where lie . t'd 'et We hope that the "gen'le brick-bat 1 ' d.d »fü res pec* the head of the gem ie-woman. Fiou.the > j ^ I •ot SIRINADE. l| t:.i sighs low, my love, I m si ; r , :ny love, O wake! tie va!e ?! T ■ ep; 0 M - iv heai Ttl! e ai:d iir-. 'T'> j like a mde, mv love. > through d..mp and dew, hedge * .w, ditch ar.d stile, rnv love With a if tier song for yon. 1 v O' So wake' feu well you know, my love. M» temper's none the hc«f, And as ;o patience, oh! mv love, I cannot sav I jn blest. Tue clock is striking one. r.iv Jove, Low hang» the dew-liiled cup; My song w ill soon be done, ray love, So up! fond lady, up! What! sleep ye yet so soundly love ? Yo i jade you! won» you rise ? Wh le here I sing, confound ye, love! To beetle«, gnat« and lies. Well! then from this high grass, my love, My exit I will make, Yet, first through sa«h and glass, my love, This gentle brick-bat take! When straw bonnets first became general, it was common to trim them with bunches of artificial wheat or barley in ear, on which the late Miles Peter Andrews wrote the follow ing lines: Who now* of threatened famine dare complain. When every female forehead teems with grain! See howr the wheat-sheaves nod amid the plumes! Our barn« are now transferr'd to drawing rooms; And husbands who indulge in active lives, To fill their g.ananes may thrash their wives. ! An Awkward lHhwina. —Some camion is reciuiiçj i in ii.s.anj our opinions upon *tr.iii(feis, I however, which lew of in adopt. » caution, At r public levt-e, I it the court of St James a trcntlciiiaii said to J„on| I tJIus-K rlicld. "piiiy, my l.ord. who is that tall „«f. ! ward woman von, (er ?"— 'hut Lady, Sir," repliol his Lorduhip. *• is mv sister I" The irtntleinan redili.n pi! with confusion, »ml stammet ed out. «No, no, my Lord, f Imp your pardon, I trie.nt that very ujrly wo. nan who stands next to the queen." "That lady Sir," answered Lord Chestcrlield, calmly, «that La! dv. Sir, is my w ife* !" The other Side. —We related a day or two ago an account I# a London beau, who wore a wig, a false eve, false teeth, und f Ise calves. Walking up BiOuu'wny, we posed to view, m a store window, corse's, false hips, pads, bishops, Si t. &c. These ure secrets of »he toilette, and nev. er should be exposed to publie % iew If ladies are to be made up from such materials, the gentlemen should not be let JVmh. bioai'h ex into the secret. None are so f<-rid of seerefs ns lliose who (Jo not inc-in to keep them ; sie h persons covet secrets as a spen.lthrift covets money, for the purpose of circula tion. DBI AWARB REGISTER, YVll.tflAAiTON, Si AT l iUSAY, JAM AB) 3, no. AVe aie reqaestPil to slate that the Rev. J. P. Peck worth will address the Youth of this Borough, to-morrow afternoon, at 3 o flock, at the Baptist Meeting house, King -'!ree'. Tueir çtrncral attendance is requested. EXCELLENT REMARKS. of our readers will Perhaps not y, af er reading them not justly entitled They are extracted from the Charge j delivei* d o the Grand Jury of the District of Columbia, by i Chiel J s-ne C ranch, at the opening of the present term J f tire Circuit Court. I cHrcftilly, that the following remarks J to he cuibd excellent. " The object of punishment is to reform the ortender: to prevent him from otfending again; and to defer others from he perpetration of like offence«: and that sys'em of punish ment which will be most likely to accomplish that object, will '♦o the best. Tins, if is believed, will be done most eflectuol •y. by a well executed penitentiary system, important to the welfare of society that crime? should be pre • nted than that they should he punished, j 1 rectly by law done for the prevention of crimes. ^ ng, however, may be indirectly done by removing the temp trior.; by throwing obstacles in the •v tipi celerity, the certainty, and the duration of the puniili ..•ent. More still may be done by the moral power of public pinion; by the united voice good in favor of moral education, and ti e di To the use of ardent spirits nmv be attributed, it 1 ? Ii.'heved, more than half the crimes which swell our dockets. In general, there is little difficulty in tracing them duectly or indirectly to that source, their use, knows not when to stop, must he stronger than the last, or it is vapid to hi? taste. He soor. loses the confidence of his fellow tails: his friends loreake him; he becomes poor and wretch ed; his famdy suffers; he loses all self with the most abandoned—ready for the But it is more Little can be Sometli ay of the offender: und ml exertion8 of the wise and t of ardent D.| US, The man who indu'ge* himself in Each successive draught His b usine* U" h «pect, and associate* •ont of crimes. Tbe downhill path from intempe slippery. Few ean stand, and fewer still return ante, I fear, is the beftetting, the prevailing si try. In this respect the Hindoos , the e to crime is s'eep and Intemper of our coun or.«hippers of Jug' çernerut, and the followers of Mahomet, put us Christians to shame. If, then, we would rescue our country from this serious imputation upon its character, if we profess to be patriots or Christians, let us unite our voices ind our example against the use of ardent spirits, the retailing of spirituous liquors since the power of raising There are laws regulating Whether they are of niurli venue from the sale of licen ses has been granted to the Corporations of Washington and Georgetown, may be doubtful. There may, however, remain some cases to which they apply, and in which it may be proper that they should be executed. Gentlemen : The duties you are called upon, as Grand Jurors, to perform, are of the highest importance to the web.