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WIim re'St V alt the U4ovy earth
llr tattle i Kr rprsad ;
A towe fr fn ihj cM taotlx rawriec ntar,
A"J hipr tn "pjr ltsrt,
V hrn cu mr vluJt anal Scweri have prJ,
Tll li to. rmjt dpf1.
And 1 mM r',t"rt rlly,
WMi tne'r vim have paved sway,
At t'.r 1 m of mmr , atx! floweri
In rhltJhootl'i iwoiyj) j
nll ret vn-th tlijr oeiracr rlnrt,
Of ly yen IMVn) tere,
Vhn Ihr nirht-wlnU't brrth e.ao'J onrVerTe
Willi ill whi.pcrfne melnJr.
wnuV, p wv wlln iuntlu'n.
Wil'i 1 1t Stimoirr' lu;htng train,
A jrnn fi.-wer. part frani the runny earth
! Autiiim's chilly reign i
I reuf f i vhrn miJil thy i oil ihenej,
TheraetT fiowrr epper,
T!it llf 't'jliiai urihtne lnoj-inijjht ril
t,'ien my bwlv bier.
Cent't, wt rity S'n'lr,
Th iilwrni(MHi'mi4i full,
Upon thy nfllp nwMumtn!',
And tlijr itni will
Ami lin!lr "n-l!i thotc lrr,i trurn
' "nr nm tn nfuinry ilfnr,
Ao'l 1hr britti' trprr tiiprri m,
"Tlu mint li ritlffi h r !'
Trod lUtij! oil! trpd li'litlr,
Ab.irc tli rju'nt dcaj !
f"rnM nn nor trmlrr fiflwer
I!nrrt'tthT n;ry trri'J !
Ilr')ir tint n 1(' ili-pjinl'iit tnai,
t'lmntlir ni-lil v iiul. Ijritli,
Ilrty n'll ir-, inj Met! ttt Oify,
Wio lr;i the 1rrp of it mil.
?.l isct'll :j ti y
I'rxm lt CitiL'l.
:ni. ; or Tin: duvxkv.s hitsram).
rv Tmt v.iM-nnn iiAr.n.
CS'i '. tliat m'n almubl put on enemy Into
Their m'ju'jn tn wy their lirain-.
Kereral wreke paed awav, nnd the gentle I,en
bia enured uninterrupted happin-m. She enngrat
!atd herclf thai h had Indeed nerntnplithcd
whit !ie had bo lonij dertrcd to accnnip'uh. She
rioieed that her hmband had exl'icatpd himrelf
from the cletrhe of a demon, that Ilercnle had
'ain the l.ernean erpent, and strangled Antcu. '
Hut bU? how oftimejr vain arehuunn hope; how
trsnMlory human bli ! Koland began or ension
aily to remain late at night from home, sod to rise
hfore hi usual lime in the morning. Again I,e.
bia' fi-cr wne renewed, and rgam she recalled
the omen of the denl bird. Sho looked at a large
cage containing n canary bird, which burg ngainst 1
the nail, and sighed. The bird which had been
singing, "topped, and seemed ! look Artfully at
her. It may have been fancy, foru-e nrc mou u
pcrstittou when moat dutrecrcd. Though I-sbia
had enjoyed happiness at the procpect of her hus
band' fet'.nrntinn, yet it was nut unalloyed ; for
though hrr father had established him in bui-ine,
he had not forgiven her, and had never rnterod her
houie. She via now d nb!y wretched : for she
eonU p'tm'jr see, she imagined, an nltcration in the
looka of Ito'and, and behoved that he arne etriy,
that he might n uneen to the tavern.
"Oh ! horrible." cried h, ore morning, "is r. life
of JmipU'ii ! I a m the mntl mircinblf w retch
"All ! Iloland," exclaimed hit foibcnring and
drspMring wife, "you promiu'nl that vnu would!
drink no morr. Why did von not continue to re-
rtd rone pledgp, as too did for some vvecka T"
"Oh! God," he exclaimed, while he trembled
from l.'td to foot, ' I hue not only broke my most ' and's d-bts, not leaving her even I hit cradle in , in her arms, and Ipd tho way to her mrttct'j house
solemn wed, but I have irrpoed upon the bot of which lumbered hrr intant. Thus was she redu- declaring tlmt she should be fed, whether she wa
mre. When I promised yon, I did eeae to drink red to the last verge of human endurance. What admitted into her father' house or not. When j
' fi '.eA spirits, hut drank bee. After n lime, I a hangc had three thoit year made 111 her condi- they arrived, the generous nurao entered the par I
li'p-l win, slid becoming excited hy it,, I took a Hon ! Then she enjoyed every luxury and happi- ( lor, told the pttiu tale of the pernluog clnoghter,
gltta of brandy '. 1'rom that bir lhavp been a ' neja in her falhoi'i hoiife; now ahe was abandoned ' and then in tears, plead with tialiirrV elocpienrc,
wretrlieii inan. Pewi tlio bar I went to the ga- j hy n drunken wretch, who hr.d promised in mrnege for mercy. The aged moth' nielicd into leat
imng table; and ts!l I tell yoi tbe truth J"' ex- to lovp and protect Iter ; she wa r uflenng all the 1 and flew to the KitrOu to c-inbracu once cnoru Iter ,
rlaimej the the infatuated man, shouting l ih- lop 1 privation of poverty, with, sick child, without j erring and long lot t daughter. So much hail mif
nf hia rewpe, wImIp nti hi eocaaienarvee, despair and I bread, without wood, without tufljeient clothing in j fcring minted the nppoaranre of l,"bia, thut tier
leaiofie uprp detxeleai : "I m a bEgr ! I am a , tn inclement season, and without money to buy. mother could emroiy recognwe 111 hor, lU ware '
ruined loin: for I be grmUM away every dollar The news spread through the nnghborhood, that a brjuilifil girl. Tiiy ewbrcKi eich olhtr, ,
I am rroriii 10 llm wtnUl. This kotifo ilooe rp. j lady w ho had cpi better days, was aufTenng for j while tears flowed pVutifttlly, and tunny a bari '
miii of all I wvsee.l. Kelt ituclf la too good 1 the rommcm riecessitiea of life. One morning a ! felt righ escaped their Ihwoim'. i
for sue li wrelefc a I.
The onbippr Lebia hosed net be last word,
f.r she had fittel and fall rn on tbe finer. It,.
land rorhed froa the bonce to a grog irwp, and
I''e drank, to drown Ike horrors of Ins ooeience.
Si a-.x-nrr iltd be ifivcr let feel tbe acute ttings
cf remoree. than he gm gulped down the Iiqoid
f"ion, and furgnt, in inaeoMUUty, hia own wretch-
r:oet, and the misery U tW w kwun he bad enticcil
fr-ra a hapaj lii, nd tbuM nareoU wlto nnw
looked upon her a an oatcatt, and an alien from
The new twn tprpid aVrnt J, that Roland waa
rulivei ratn. and hi rte-faiber wpat to the ttere
ta (liRM inio hit affair. Neaily ctrry Uon;
had fcrcn earned ntTto the dtfercnl auclum rnoms,
and told to supply the metnv "fiodulgirg in dunk
itg lod gamicij. RcJiivd w sa in debt mm thou
tiods. fur W bteuht of hon in Pearl ttrrel.
Tbe parttiera csina upon t rn tib tle tb'eat cf a
fiutz, ni fc :- aweVt to kit (cle4 iitui
; lion. Tn ttn thus td.rted to the uert of drink-
, ing and gambling, m prn it doubly t rrnfic, for I
i there, Ihfte within its glpomy vra!I, the y pan- '
net L lndul;rd. II wrtil Imme nn Varritr, In
rn uronv. to liii no ! rcmiifd 'tf'. Kli lud
' not Mm unre the VtiAtf Lrf re, nd li tcrj
looki sUrmrJ lirr, nd rir nvpliiritur-ly liriink
1 from liitn, l fiom t Imtlifomp Ptid polluted brinjf.
' Hi fro Mt tlntd IiV bliddcr fillrd nttliwind;
' lil )C red ind ollfn, end lii wliolp ippf sriilict
ild tnd liC5ird. Tlip frnid r'mfidirj I.riliii,
cnnU rrttnsly rrroftiue in luin tlic pner y mid
I lltnt oflifor, tlir ruirt- oulilc nd talntcd Itoltnd,
l,-i in rftift diy hsd wnn hrr lirarl'K find dcviv
' Ihw, ld liadn I'T fuel Ur lumiry of lmt' firtt
, driti. Slic roiild nmcrly prrrtudc licrclf, tlmt
j li- onri' Iiow id down at t lie klirinn of her youlliliil
! Iirtutr, the i -nnwlrdjci m'd tin- fiiorod vulnry,
rrp ctr Ind rrt foul upop tirr lirnv,nd rir nr
rnw Ind uitlii-rrd tip llic fit-Mmr of lirr lirnrt.
It U tn t IdmrntPil, llmt men of tlir mnt ;rncr
mi licnrt. nnd tint turn of tlio finrt nd mort
lirilliaiit l".lrti!, ire prnrrally inclined to tin vice
and linbit or ilrniVing. I low msny oxiIipi) intcllcote
lime Urn bUt-d j how many pcrifroiu lienrtu
hive Ifi'ii tiliplrd by that frenK-st curtc that man
ever entailed upon liunrelf.
I.osbia, limvevrr, ttill tlunp to him, with that
nndjing devotion, for winch woman has been cele
brated in every age and country. She elung to
him a llie vine t i 1 1 rlni(,' to the lf y oak, ivhich
ha been rent and rienby the liuhlnif or Heaven,
willing to bind tip Inn ahatti'ii'd frame, nnd hield
him from the kern blata of ndipraitr, and the pynrn
of n cold, iiiifceliii otld. All inyht he topd
upon hi pillnw, like a birk tranded upon a rock,
and dreamt of for'tinr- won nnd lout ; of tiara, re
morse nnd micide. The rpeclre of injured innn
renec. heart-broken, nnd iJppniriii( beneath n pa-
r-nt V enre. "tooil net ore linn tn hi diftempereil
leep; her hair dihcvelled with frrief, and her eye j
trenming with tear. Agirn In.1 fjneied himelf a
j convict in primn, clioincd to a llinly floor, nnd dy-
ing like Tantalii" .villi thirst, while the brimming
1 cup continually eluded hi grnap; and again Iih aw
! hi unhappy wife and child in rag, begging thro'
! the street a aennty subsistence he caw her at her
father' door, pleading for adminuon to that once
happy home, from which he had enticed her he
aw her imploring, with streaming' pyex, a mnrn-1
for her famihed child, and nil : he caw her rudely
repuli-ed from the presence of those patent who j
once idolized with a devotion due only to perfection;
and he awoke, ""niggling with emotion I'm painful
to be cnoured, lie nrofo in the morning, eick even
to death, nnd trembling from head to foot a, with
the paly. A vague fear of Fiidden death pervaded
hi mind, and n wild expreioii alone gave anima
tion to hi dead and blood ftholten eye baM. lie
atartcd with fear from the sudden gliinpe of u shad
ow, cr from hearing an unusual Miiiij, and his din
eaeeil ininpiiialion trom I'odneil INc rnniinnii ppr
aiico of thing into apcctral ehae, nud iinenrthly
foctnrec. lie wai- nifTfring pome of the horrors of
intemrcrnnce, yt he only verging on the hor
ror of mimm it ;otu. He could scnrcely take tune
to clothe hiniM-lf, ere he tore innielf from the nrm
of hie wife, disregarded her entreaties to f toy, and
! fled to those rhop where ruin i polil to thni,eandh
of infutunted beings. The effect of liquor had i!p-
trnved his appelite, and he ntc tiuthmg durinc
whole days, nay weekx nt a time. He nest went
to the house to which he wa indebted, and sold the
building in which he lived, for half the vsIiip, for
the sake of a few hundred which were hi over the
amount he owed. With this in his pocket, he
Innned the home where mourned the lovely young
bride, whoe heart he won nnd made wretched, nnd
look up hi abode with a wretched femnlc, who
cherished him, only that she might rob him of the
Inst dollar he posaeased. Here he drank and gam
bled, while I.cjbia was actaally suflcring for the
necessanea or lile, yet keeping trom lire world a
knowledge, of her hopelccs condition, and the bai-e
abandonment of her husband. She, however, dis
covered hia tctrcat, and at night went nnd implored
him to return. The guilty wretch who harbored
him, drove her from the Iiousp, and weeping hhe
returned tn the cradlo of her poor fatherless child.
A the rat meditating upon her miserable condition,
she cnat her eje up nl the cage, nnd saw the poor
canary bird lying upon its buck quivering in death.
She arose, took it in her hand and attempted to
feed it with the J jal bread she po,scrcd, but it
was in vain, fr in few mimile it expired, the vic
tim of hunger. In the uiiOt of hcraorruwu it had
The next day came, and I.rsbia vta under tho
necessity of pawning a ge-ld ring, given to her by
Koland at the lime of her marriage. She thus nb
1 taincd brcad.whieh lasted sonic dav. In the moan-
tiu.e nil that wa in the house wa seized for Hoi.
I gentleman sntl Inly, ricniy attircil entceeU and in-
j quired if thty could be of service to her in herclir-
tres. At Ui-fii.l glai-o she recogmn-d in the
jenlknun farmer suitor, whn three or tour year
before, solicited her hand and had been rejected.
' Hut long sutTenuf ami hardfhlp had to altered the
j dice beautiful Ltibca, that Mr Smith did not roc-
j ngnuc in her, the angelic being (( wlioae feel he
( had once bowed down, and for who.sj smiles and fa-
J or t would bate given irorlCa. She waa notv
. drrl in a coarse calico gown, which in the evea
of Smith, but ill-suited the eymrne trieal form which
1 he bad so often teen arraycU In the richest products
of India's looms. In a modeit manner. Ieoia made
herself known, and in trara related the d late of
' all her own mitenei, sedulously avoiding the error
of her unhippy hutband, who wit at that moment
bestowing hu alftcuoni upon a pdlcted and mtt-
, crable creamre. Mr Smith, hen he had contert-
d awhile, troe, ailantly prrtsed her hand, and de-
Mttcd itb hi wife, who had ooco been tb aio.
rur of 1-rt-it at r. boarding school up the Hudson, i
I Ir-r mind now- reverted I" thorp semes, and tup I
happy hours she Ltd tpent with. CarMine Rowers,
now the wifo of Pinitl", and white memory rambird ;
through the tnnny rpotof tle pat, thn tcax of '
rejjrel rtnlpdonn hrr pi" ch(ri,, and a dprpfigh
broke frpm her bnanm. t'b ' "nld not bear the re,
tmpcfilon, and nirr to look f.r food f.r the child,
her eyr fell upon ( fue dollar note, vbich Mr K,
had laid epon the table a he Itfl the room.
Heaven b'cK tl.e r;enereij man !" exclaimed
he, fillina npnn her knee, w) liftinp her dark
eye, atfpatmnjr with lenra n llaavrn, my child,
wc fhall imt rtaric yot."
Tim did tine once fi filed, ami now unr.ittnnnte
wemrn, rtikpoot a tnletablo riMLi-r. depend t-t
upon the hand of chanty fm r"fj ort. Her paicntp
ired far fintn hor in enolhcr part of the city, Mid
never tinted In f. Oh, ye who wi-te bom in the
lap of luxury ; je who dwell in nmp and pride, ye
know not tlm aponies whirb pointy brine ,n thorp
whom fortune ha I'm ml. en ! Of all poverty, that
i the worit whk'li In f primp from former iibnn
dnnee tnd luxury ; of all cniuinigiir, it i the mrst
painful end humiliating.
I it ws nuntn n mnninniier nil, mat i.eiw im
aitlil' at night with her child, lioverejr over few
coal, when knock ua heard at thndoor. Knp.
poking it to be como clinntnble indiiidunl, die n
riie'" and npened it, when, to br opttin'Hhment, Ho
land atappered into the room, in foar. h of plunder,
hi nmney having been nil riiinnderei. Seeing
that all tb" furnititre had been removed, Iw iMiiiiril
in n Mern tone '.vhere it va. The heart of Lobnt
wn full; her Bllectinn for I'olnnd wn not changed,
nnd ns r!:e ruahed forward to throw hera'tin round
hi neck, he s'rtick her nblow that felled her to the
floor. Tlio child i-crcriined, and feeing bluod llnw
profiiMdy, and hrnrinjr I.esliia my, in a mournful
i voice "l-n : uoiaiiii, vnu imvc kiiicu me, no lieu
back to the wretched hovel at the 1'ivo I'liints from
whence became. It was paM midnight when I,e
bia came to her criCF. She wn lying upon the
cold llonr, the blood clotted over h"r lace mid Inrm,
nnd the child lying upon ils bleeding mothet'i bo
.om. She arose, and nficr clcnnmp hcrclf fiom
her own pore, fI;p hptead her wanty bed ntul retir.
ed, nut tn rcM, but to weep and sigh ovpr the rec
ollection of her wrong", and the error of her mis
guided nnd niii-ombl'; hiieband.
I he next v"ek, the owner of the Iioiifp ordered
her to leave it within ten day, Bait had been rent-
ed. I.erbin, though a woman of firm mind, now
turned pale, nnd a Mc.knctR carr.e over her, fur he
line no friends. Whither could Mio. flv f Where
npnly for miceur ? The laut of ttc ten davE arri-
ved, and it wa n, cold enowy day in l'cbruary, the
wind blowing a hurricane frcm the northrast. On
such a day, nlie found lierelf half naked in the
streets, with an old pair of uline that Icikud like n
riddle. She wandered up nnd down the streets,
without knowing wliitlier to g", lillo the tear
froze as they fell. Oh, who can imagine the eor
rowfl tlmt filled the heart of that (1111111110 nnd unfor
tunate woman ! Hot npony was heightened by the
reeollcctiun t tint she had married agnniet the will
of her parents, nnd had ncen warned of hcrfate.
The day whh fir spent, when cold and hungry,
she bent hrr steps tow ard her filher's home, llinl
once happy home in winch she (-pent her childhood 1
and the bright morning of her existence. That
pride which had hitherto supported her, gave way
wlien sue nearu me piercing erica 01 tier cnilit lor
food. The latt rays of daylight were "rndually
sinking in night, when covered with snow, nnd sint
ering, she .et her foot upon the eteps of her father's
large and luturiuus maiisuin. A cheerful flro wnn
burning in the parlor, nnd throwing it bright ravn
against the pnitund whIIr, winch she could nee from
without. Shn feebly knocked at the dour, nnd her
grey-haired father appeared and accneird her.
"Who are you, my good woman, and what do ,
you want hete tt such an hour 1''
"Oh ! my dcJr father, have you so soon forgot- !
ten your once loved daughter, nd " !
'Yen," leplied the stern old nun, "I forgot those j
who forgot their duly to their parents.
"Oh give mo and my poor child the meanest a
partment in the "
The old man klammed the deor ere he heard llie
lost sentence, and left her to refl-ct in tho dark
ening streets upon her forlorn and wretched situa
tion. Her tear flowed 111 torrents, and premng
her hungry and shivering child to her bosom, she
wandered up a dark ally, where, worn out with
fatigue, she sunk down in the snow, while drow
siness eathered thickly over the teiiee of hur
child. About ten minute after, an aged black
woman wa seen standing over her, weeping bit- ;
lerly, for he recognized 111 I.esbia, the child whom 1
ho had tuirred in other yoars. After long exer-
turn, she roued the drowy sutTervr, look her child
'Uite uie food for my riiujr eajiw, ii : my j
cxclaimol hfiMi tntfotimn her wn ,
"she hat not ulcd food aince yotMofday. 1
, Food brought, hunger wa. t updated, and
. they wore i.Ucwd in n downcy bod, from which
IesbiH did not sriti till the end of ix weeki'.
' A raging fever iciawj her, nd in her delirium, ho
laljred uf her tutTering and wcotiga, wh ch she had
' o lung hul from the world. Many tear tluwpd,
even at the fever ili riii 'h oer autluriug and
aorruwf, hid from the world.
In the meantime Koland had drunk to such ex
ce, that Iih had brought nu mania a jmtv, and
' ait tufTcrmg all the horor of bell, Whflhelaid
1 dawn be imagined that del( w-ro primni; in hu
face, and hi ear rung with ihc-ir rxeeittiont.
Orrnoi.i were continually dragging tho bed rjotbrt
(Thno. The cocmnon objecu in the room were
(ertreaa, and overy aound bit diie;nf--rt J nia
cina'ieu rturfotmed to wordi of bidrwt 'a, r
I.-s-h s vermin wete cravllig npen hhn.a nsj tie j
faniJ that he wt tn he pn! tn death wtth mnr- J
than Indian torture. When he fell in a due,
hnrriMe Hsi iria prcten!"d tirm-r'l ; e fintret!
himself d", end found himself in th-dssli dptnin ;
of hell. He isrs IremMing ith nnsr stilt tn '
npdergn the rwrne wlien he fit II as'eep. In ilw .lav
ht path wa levet vMth thwt hidinti riPntufc
that with v i'eetended jaws nptinced ht appronen.
IT the ieric of the damned are prtt, gret
mitt thev be indeecl. 1
In tWr Mlnalinn the fCrer of the Alms IIeoe
ordered him to be taken. The wteiehod l'.liH
rcmci'ivt'd the holtific ides, that he liatl ninfdried .
Ms wift ; rrd tlmt the ofl'seet of merey who ere .
after him, were the inin'teri id" jistiee. Their
very word" of pity, h trawl 'rwed into expra'niit ,
and eotidemiiitinti. lie helsfved that they w-rre a
bnut to convey Imn to prircMi,and endenvrring with
nil hi stn-ngth to ereane.
lie wn taken to the Al'e hooeo. resrehed rnd
placed in n pell, which lie lllvc)l lo be dun-
geon in the IMdewcll. !lero Jin sufered ll the
terror of the realii) , nud prrSnp more than the!
guilty criminal, iriamoeli n hiaf'an.'y wn onnn
tuislly exeil-il. Th" inmates of other cells, he
imagined tn be iriiniml", like himself pc ndemned
lo die, end he beloved that thlcc ilajn were all he I
had to live overlooking entirely the circumstance j
tlmt he ha I pot lien trice!. lie eoun'ed every (
moment n it piscd, r.nd so greit wsh his drc'td
of death, tlmt eohl drop" ofsweat would start from '
hi brow, mid lu f.ire become livid nnd pale. Oh,
if there is cine young man wh has just entered the
pnth of diipntion, let him tny for n momen! hi J
mad career, nnd consider the bond suffering that
n-e in store for him. Let him nut think that the
nwful terror I have doi-nbed,tirc but the creature
of fmey, they are real, nnd the dl'-aipited nian
whro ere fall upon theo pages, will cniil'p and
roeognUe th" truth of their portrniinre. tclanr"
could not be do-vn, but ho wa surrounded by de.
m m or rievilii of the must oncnulh nppenrsuce.lhat
taunted him A'llli the certainty of hi approaching
ftto and tlircntened him with llie tor'nre ho should
endure after ifenth, when hi unhappy spirit should
be doomed lo the glnomy nbodeu of l'lut". At
another moment Satan would wind him up 111 mi
inextricable lnbjtiutl.. while the wmlrhed captive
was struggling for brenlh, nnd nr'igglmg to bo
free. Ill Hllch hornrs nj thene, Itolttlid passed soni"
of the long winter night, and endured siifli'rmge
ton gt"nt to lie concei zed.
It was, as lie fancied, en th" nigh' bef .re his
execution wnn to tiiku place, tlmt llie bleeding
spirit of hi murdered wife siood before In in ; 0110
of her eve" hanging fiom her head, nnd her skull
n much fcicturod lint the brain wns ec iping trom
the wound. A wild ngony seiod lum, and ho
1'inrlcd she had come to conduct bia spirit down
to the iiliod" of wrotc'jedoe nnd despair. When
lhii frenzy had partly passed from iho husv hrmn
of the tnnnic, In-could hear the sounds of llejhaui
mcr nnd axe, used in tho building of the pa. lows
011 which he wo to bo hung next djy. lie could
hear the voices of thn huili'crj.ind the horrid Hiee.
illations of Iho by slander, who worn quarrelling
about the profession of lh ho ly eller doalh. His
drnd of death was now untitle rablp,irid he treinbl.
n I from bend to fmi like an npen. Never, cer
tainty wan the reality luuce tcriltic.
At length the morning ca.no, and the keeper
entered his cell In !i.no i.j n. Roland iiiiineli.ite
ly ctiiceiveil that he wan the jiih-r, nnd that he
hnd rone lo s'nve tiiiti prepi.ntory to the IJxe
cution. TIiih dreadful idea took full poessioii
ofhis mind, and he trembled t" such 11 degree that
he could scarcely bo shaved. He now fancied
that the jailor spoke, and bade linn prepare for
death, snriu? that n vnst multitude had nsenibled
to wilnes the nwf.il tpcctncle. Rolnml fancied
tlmt he p nihl hear the slioujH of the miililudc,ciil-
ling on his mice with imprecation". J lie keeper
had runrked an extnordiniry wildiu- in lrn ey
nnd turned around for ri moment to niljuat some
small ina'tcr, whn Unkind, tmeen, t,eiied the ra
zor, nnd at one s'roUe cut hU throat Hlmost from
line ear to the o'her, 'I'lor torrent of blood gushed
upon the ki nper ; ho turnud suddenly iinuiiid, mid
beheld Rolshd falling liiekw'ards, hu even wndly
fixed upon vr,ency, and 111 connteiianco diD'oilod
with the t'lm'tions of tear and despair. Tho keep
er fled th" npot'iocary' room, v here luckily, fie
found th" aHeiidiof physician and one or two ntu
dniitB. who iiinnndintelv roiinred to the coll of the
bleeding maniac. T'ie floor was covered wild hit .
blood, mid lie had fanned. Upon oximumtinn, it
wnn found that he had cut one of llm jugulare. mid
had just lunched tho carotid aitery. Tins bleeding
nnd eevered rnnso) wn taken op, ajler some diffi
culty, nn the intensible Roland w s plneed in n lied
where be tlui turned led ween life und death for
somodavs. At Inrtli afler much ailtlbring he bi-
gan lo recover, and inquired fur l.esbia, whom hoi
supposed lie had noirAtred ,ad h indeed tu!turd
oierv thing but death, he wn hijpy, hi w, ver
ever to hear he wan r-overing, and 1 1 1 w.ouar.'s j
confiiding foieloiis, w rwicly to tnut hun oi o .
In four or five roeVe I'oland ncHrly rccevetetl j
and wnpdicb,rcd from that Atnia house,
hi was Mttmv' to hrfih"i'. parlor, watahtog hair .
e ltild play 00 te s'.fa, wliontle- etooj oien'jsl nud .
Ruinud eniei.Ml. I.e.Uw spcaiiar rVom h.-r "t arid ,
roM'.-d Into anna, r.d wept f..r yy upftn Ins
Oh! Leb. r ututb wye'cd yet fiijjriviiie
wife, I mn cfttliae-!, SH alleitrd ni." exeeilwwl .
HoUml. af"r llsf firi eetibjaee. "Never agnw j
.hall you wep ' m lolll, or dirtt iT WW- ,
doct. Yu ha e"t-rH : w " "u hai re
Uverv ooe wpt It M tnu inuetl
"Ni, , 'n rlnr4 m llrttire not ify I aW
sisii from dittllled t". bl from eey thing
lht ermtaios ooW. f-r the wotkjir' liquor iuv
n.Mv lend to .troni'er.'' 1
Roland ih next week ifpnoi a list of name de
voted to temperance, and h" hat stsr .mr rWigi
outly kej't hi proHse. Ibv ud her hubcid
ejill Idee in S. Y.
Ilia li Me' not a protycr'eit a it ertco wa
tfioot'i he hat amtj- improvnl the capital fliven
rtrn a sroo'. ime by hu iher-i'i-law . In ital
tUtinan-e. h- hta fj-mdlbat ta'itv and htppmet.
n a I ar'unl bi n htt been the rc' t't. Tnm
S'c- nj rblll'CJ 'e ;'p tl h'mi'- ,
and will inherit an lienraWe name from their fjth"f
who oeee btde fair In go d.infi tn infamy '
Hrrte't Inmh. li'et t that c'i"ttat"d man who
he'.eire tmi sdherf ta M.il nUlUaare.
A tvnt"taiiitu nMi". Mhe line" eeryfhlnf
fid afittbiM). In th" reorntnp rite fltd mil which
nf the r'ntdreti sre Iho likt 'lett 'n be the rlrkrst
thfmfh ;l,e dav i there she earriM with her. f
hp t s powerful, strong woman : and into a lion
,Ih ef, sea's tbp rMldren In n tbeoo pune'
f nd fall' to work notlilifg p'owp amis. If It I
vvahiip- dav, shp l op to hpr ellmit th lb" ne,
leforp !lip lady ofihe house i up slxlnctlling bill
a Ponatsbte w'tl force her out till she has dnue two
nrneii work, lias eaten three heaily meat, and
f.nl tliPml.nif children with iieh little r-empen their
frehlp health req.ore. Sb" thru gathers up ti e
children, nnd, with a Imaket added to her load, IT
she pne" lo feed thoe nt home with the seu'V
sprnpa in her hmd;e When she foree lief way
Into a l on-o sho lake no menev, pou. tenting her
self with receiving hroken meat for hr pa, r.nd if
there is more than enough f ir the fmnllv, she tal.e
if in to lliddy Ilrady, or to nnn poor dody or olher.
Hut thi vagrant ilispusitinn is leaving her, fir eh
i po osefot nl so eheerl'nl that fherpnt" very few
families that cm do without her. She seen' n
dinner or h len party nt a great distuce, and he
go' (here in tbp nti I. of lime to be of serlie
She mal.e const, snap enndlpe. bread w liitewnsh
e", take coit jreme rtr ri staitv,, niit" mom, me
lirnken windows nnd chlipi ; cut better cold-ltw
n the U'I'pIi cill it, finer ntid quicker than any one,
maken sour crout, pickle mid prefer e ; Innvva
linw to pnl up shad and smoke boring" ; in short
in tier rambling she watched fhf different wa,v of,
doing things, nnd now she ictsfor herself". You
canno think v.'hnt n rcnllv nsef.il woman Runny
Hotly it ; it i a p'ty lint the children me o sickiv.
riiMUP'P.vr n i.NnnxTiTPnP. A rrench vn
ter relate the f.dlowing remnrhnhhi iiistnnre of
p unishinetit uf tpgrntitude in children s An emi
tiPiit tnder at I,yiow, who hud required nn on'.
f initio, had two handsome daughters, between
whom on their marriage, .e divided nil hi proper
ty, on condition thai he should pa the summer
with one and the winter with the other, Hef'ore
ill" end of. ho first year, he found auflliieut res-im
to conclude that h" vt not a very nci eptnhht poeM
fooillier; of which, how eve', lie took no notice,
hut hin d 11 hnnd'ome linlgiuj'. in which he jesiiled
n few week. He then implied lo n friend' mid
told him the inith of the matter, e'esiring the gilr
of two hundred livrcs, nnd llie on of filly thou
emnl in ready money fir n few hour hla friend
verv reailily complied with this request, and thu
next dnv the old gentleman mad" a solendid enter
tiiininent, to wliich hi ilauphler end their hnr
linnd were invited. Just nn the dinner waa over,
hi friend rmnn in n great Ini'V, told him of mi
unexpected demand upon him, mid e!rired lo knnw
whether ho could tend him fifty thousand livrr.
Tho old man told htm without nnv emotion, that
twice n much wna at liia service, if hp wn tiled it ,
and going into llie next room' brought himthemo
nev. After thi he wi not suffered lo stny nnv
longer al lodging ; his daughter worn jnaloua if
h" remmned n day morn iti one house than the ci
ther , and nfier llitee or four years spent with
them, In; died ; when, upon examination hi cahi
net instead of tho livres, there a found a note
containing thca" w ord :
He who ha sull'i'fed hy hi" virtue, ha r. right
to avail hlmpf of the vices oflhoo by whom h
has been injured ; and a fither never ought lo ho
o fond of bin children a to forget whut H dun to
OaiRitvvTiosa 01 11 trciMis. Iiow heartily have
I laughed at the nhsurdlly of mankind. Ilappl
ries, indeed, where tee seek to ohtn:n her.not cine
strive to deserve it. Tliink of thi, my friend
tfiink of lhi. What woild! it is, where wn dp
sire to much, and deervp so little 1 Hopntnes mot
rieoiht ho hail, yet no one know whit it menu :
one expeciw '" fir.d it on th" honndleK ocean, r.n
other III a bottle of brandy. The sapienf snpen of
antiquity tvere ai great simpleton as ntireve
they, fiirsoolh, must lie hnppv, tint the wisest of
them diflered in opinion : one sought happiri" 10
a tub, r.nottier III a Iniiknri', ."N'o wonder Mitt you
and I nr" m little jeileil nliout hippine. wlien
tbp tiingnc of the eloquent and tho pun of tho Icirn
ed hovn never yot di'tcribeil it. I haie setl up whote
nights to read wht lm been written, tnd to nrruo
at a cinc'iii"0,hiit in vio ; for what can we gatli
or from the pat, wtmn tho recorded annal of age
infirm n, that th'i mirttrhn reiieed in the fire,
while the conqueror of tbe wcirtd w found weep
ing' There are a thousand opinion about, htmo
who! and ht t rod whore ia it I be'ice
it lo be nothing mote than wild t?one, or whv
thoald thorn bp so many mid yooe clufca In '
ta n it 1 have Ion. bcr'i of iSk oioinn.ajnd ma
iiy hrn thn ttinea that 1 havn beat among thn In-1)
e ; frequently hate I thoiiKht lint I hoard her,
s.-eotiiiios tbt I aw her: nil a mistake, my frin'V
ail a itHfiii'js, Aly lieit;tibor(, to", t"i myseli,
Hd lo tt nw j oopcw her here,al wane hid
herd I hor heinif yoielor. No' word of truth m
p, my friend ! 1 swore von, I sm loo oh! for
thsMrprtnk' itow, and bate othr I hill-" to attem'
to. Old Toby bus olher gnum in view. 'J'hcsjvot
rd'ihi world it Mm not u tboy Dtoil tl ilu ; bol
re:nBHWr,iur frwnot! hapinwi let eerlandy a w-!
ftne, and dllflrult, in Iced, in be raught. i''r
frMir-ecj.ro yers hivo I foli-iwsitt Ur through too
turv nsarsoee ' ibt" trooble.owo world, and cve'i
if a- kww not the Jnitgih of be wint l ortho co
or of a ningUi feeathor in tr tail. UU 'Ihty't Ad
dtitt l kit I'ritndt.
. 1111T To rofei MiiiKir.n woveitfi. Xover
ttll your own afCirn to hv old poesifsping houscj
wife. L-A hrr apo' ar ever ppi'Mi " am
cere, a earidnl,-be tore 10 void her, and keep
your our, count! ; for ihe only reatoua she ha a for
P'tuty into y.mr fet - for Hicsnatinng herself
into jo)r contiderv e, is tu lrB Ihtt uon error
nent dcferroHy ex' vmir tarntly, on which thn
may Statin nutfi dchg'ittor a toxuroiur moment
an ihei arit'e eoiye "I tbe . net bHa wilh her
neighbor TrriaJrc tb-t up. nnyl tct upen t
and it '' a ai t" rf m- c-.fe-aion tf
ri y t" b-fTIJVOJ ii4 "r - fii '' f