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Madeline GeorrnF.v was tho daughter of a hiiPiidraper, who had been residing for j three years in the Hue ues lionrilonnais, close to the cemetery of the Innocents. ; One evening, having gone alone to vespers j al the church ul M. buetacc, as she was hastening home to her mother, who had been prevented by illness from accompany ing her, she heard a great noise at the top of the street, and looking up, saw an im-, nieose mob hurrying along, shouting and ( hooting. As they wure then in the midst of the troubles of the I'onde, Madeline, in an rilaim, hurried towards the houre, and, having opened the door by a latch-key, was turning to close it, when she was startled on seeing behind her a woman wrapped in a black untitle, holding two children by the hand. This woman nishcd past Madeline into the shop, cxchiuniig : " In the n.imo of all you hold most dear, save me! Hide die and my children in some corner of your house! However help less and uufortunite I may appear at this moment, doubt not my power to prove my gratitude to you." " I should waul no reward for helping the distressed," said Madeline, deeply touched by the mother s agony; "but poor protec tion can this house uflnrd against a brutal mob." The stranger cast n hurried and tearful glance around; when suddenly ut tering a cry of jiiy, she fixed her eye upon part of the lloor almost concealed by the 6h p counter, and rusiimg to the spot, she exclaimed, " I have n 11 have ill" At she spoke, she lilted a trap-door con trived 1:1 the lloor, opening on a slonn stair, case uhich led to a subterranean pasige ; and, snatching up her children in her nrui, daned down into the gulf, leaving Made line stup lied with aslonihmeut. Km the i cries of the mob, who had by tins time! reached tho shop, and wuru clamorous de manding admittance, roused her; and, quickly closing the trap-door, she called her fuher, who came down in gieat .lUrin. After a siioH pnley he opened the door, which they were lieginiiiu to force. The liioli consisted of two or three hundred miserable, tattered wretche', who poured into me house ; and after searching every corner of it tvithout finding any thing, were so furious with disappointment, thai they seized upon Madeline and her father. " Deliver up the woman we are looking fori" ihey exclaimed. " She is a vile or- ceress an enemy to the cttizeus of Paris; she takes the part of the hated Austrian a- gainst us ; she is the cause of all the famine and misery that are desolating Paris. We must have her and her children that we may wreak just vengeance on theui I" " Wu know not who you mean," replied Madeline's father, who, in ttuth was quite ignorant of what had occurred ; " we have nut teen any otie no one has entered tho house." " Wo know how to make such obstinate wretches f-peak," exclaimed one of the ,1,,,,, sf.T tUMMt nnt, pointing n luaded pistol at her brea.t, cried, " I lie woman ! Wc want the woman I" At this liniment .M.iilrlinc, bcin; exactly over the tf.ip-d or heard a slight riMtlo un demuath; mid, fearing that it '.vonld betray the rtranger's liidini; place, cnilearnrcd to dr.uvn the noi'C rrmn below by stanipinc unit her foot, ulnle slm boldly replied, " 1 liavo mi one to uive up to you." " Well, then, you lull fee how it fires with those who daro to resi't us!" roared one of the infuriated mob. 'rearing off lie r oil, ho niozed Madeline by tlio hair, and pulled licr to tho ground. "Snniik I" lif. nicrJ.iiineit. or t will drair you through the streets ofParls to the gibbet Oil the 1 lace lie la (ircve. l"e' ouiimiiu aim iici mur wni!. tier iius- Mndeliue ut.ered not n word but silently ' band's income was quite sufficient for all comriioiided herself to God. Vligljhl I espouses of this happy family ; for a have bean tho issue Heaven only knows, n truly happy l.itnily it was, till it pfeafed had not tho citizens in that quarter. 011 ipc- ';0"'1 lay heavy trial upon them. He fell itig their neighbor's house attacked, hastily I'll, and for a whole jear was obliged to give armed themselves, nud dispersed the mob. I ul the profits of bis situation to provide a Madelines first rare was to reassure her al-! suhsliiule ; and ho had scarcely begun, nf most fainting mother. Afior which, n-jmn-, er his recovery, to endeavor to repair the ing her father, she helped him to barricade he bad eulTercd, when a fresh misAir. the door, so as to be prepared for'any new tu"e occurred. incursion, and then begun to prepare the One night, ns Madeline was quietly lying supper as usual. . in bed, with her four little cubs around her. While laying the cloth, theynung gin de-jshe was awakened by an ununial noise to baled whether she should tell her father of , behold the house wrapped in tlnnei, uhich the refuge afforded to tho stranger by the I had already almost reached the room in subterranean passage j but, after a fenent which they were. Al this moment the fa praver, to enable her to act for the bet, she ther uppeared, and took the eldest child in determined it would be more expedient not his arms, while Madeline had charge of the to expose him to any risk arising fiom the : two youngest. The Amies crackled and poMOssion of such a secret. Arming lier- J hised ariuiud them, casting a livid hue mII', therefore, with alt the resolution shejovpr the pale faces of the father and moth could command, she performed her house- er, who boldly advanced through the fire, hold duties ; and when her father mid moth-, Will) great difficulty they gained the stair er bad retired to rest, and all was quiet in cae. The father dalied bravely forward, the house, she took off her shoes, and, steal-, Nicholas, whom Madeline held by the hand, ing down stairs into the shop, cautiously screamed s lolently, and refused to go a step opened the trap-door, and entered the vault further. She caught liiin up in her arms; with prnvnoous fur tlmsc who already were but during the siiort struggle the staircase lodflut'd 10 her for life ard safety. bad given uay, and, fur a few moment", " You are n uolile irirl." said the stranaer .Madeline stood p.imli zed by despur. Dot In her "What do I not owe to vour hero- soon the imminent d.inger roo-ed all the ic detoiedness and prexpiioe of mind T God energy of her heroic nature. She immrdi will reward you 111 heat 111, and, I trust, Ui alely retraced her steps, and, firmly, knot will permit tne to reto npop you here be- ting 1 he bed clothes together, fa tened her low." Madeline gazed with intense inter- iwo children to llicin, uud, letting them i t mi the M ranger, as the light of toe lamp down through the window, the father re in her hand, f.illtn1 full upon her face, gave ceived them in his arms. Her children ... r 1 .1 ......I 1 .: 1 1 i.i..i. .1,.. ..i.. I.... i.,.i r IU .lull iruuica Wllltiu ijiiiiucu tlliu lliajrv- tic expression itupirrd, at the very lirst glance, a feeling of respect. A long black mantle almost wholly concealed her figure, and a veil was thrown over her head. Her children lay at her feel in a quiet sleep. I hanks lor th Toou you have brought, ml phe to Madeline. " Thanks, dear girl. A lor me, 1 cannot cat; hut my children have taxed noihiiia since mornini;. I will ksk you in leave me your lilu ; and now L'o, take pome rest, for surely )oii must want 1 y, opening a kind of pleader's 1 flice for le it ifu'r the excilemeni jou hare undergone." gil student'; but Ins heiltli soon failed, Madclinu Imikod at her in siirprie. laud he became dingerwu-l) ill. Madeline "Ihould have thought, Madam," said struggled hard to ward i-fjihe want that now said she, " that you would make an effort to seemed inevitable ; but what availed the ef find some asylum, if not more secure, al least ' forts of one woman to sii)purt a sick hus more comfort.ihle than this." J band and four children 1 One night came " lie not uneasy about me, my good girl. . when they had literally nothing to eat. When ui) tune ip come, it will bo as easy She now resolicd to apply for help to the fir me to leave ihn pure as it wis to reveal nuns of Challiot ; a step w Inch, to her iude to you the secret of us existence. Good pendent spirit, wa a far greiter trial than night my child, l'erhaps we may not meet to brave the thieats of tho mob or the fury again lor some tune; but, tememher, 1 solemnly promise that I will grant any three wishes you may form!'' She motioned to her to retire; and that indescribable inajes- ty winch accompanied every- gesture of the unknown seemed as if it left Madeline no choice but to obey. Notwithstanding her fatictie, Madeline hardly slept that night. The cyents of the day had seized hold of her imagination, and sue cmibusiou uersen in cuuiiuueo aoo wondsring conjecture. Who could this woman be, pursued by the populace, and accuseu 01 i'uiii a poiuciess, auu an uucoiy . to the people t How could she know of a, place of concealment of which the inhabi- found an echo in her memory, and though tauts of the house were ignorant ? As vain- thirteen years had elapsed since she had ly ilid Madeline try to explain her entire heard it, she recognized it to be that of the composure, the certainty with which she being whom her husband was wont to call spoke of being able to leave the vault when- her " Fairy." She turned round, and as ever she pleased, and above all, the solemn the pale moon beams, that were now strug and mysterious promise she had made to gling through the long dim aisle, fell upon fulfil any three wishes of the young girl. the well remembered stately form, in its The whole of the next day Madeline could 1 black garb and flowing mantle, it seemed think of nothing but her secret. Seated i to Madeline's excited imagination to be in behind the counter, in her usual place, she deed a being of some other world, started at the slightest sound. Al one mo- " made thee a promise," said the un ineiil, it seemed to her as if every one who kuovtii. " Did'st thou doubt my power, that entered the shop must discover the trap- thou hast never invoked my aid." door; at the next she expected to see it ! Madeline crossed herself devoutly, now raised to give egress to the unknown, till, ' convinced that she was dealing with a su dizzy and bewildered, shu scarcely knew pcinatural being. Tho phantom smiled at whether to believe her whose life she had tier awe-struck look, and resumed : saved to be a malignant sorceress or a be- nevoleut fairy. Then, smiling at tier own f !ly, she asked horsclf how a woman en- (lowed witn supernatural power could need her protection. It is unnecessary to say lion long the time appeared to her till (die could revisit tlie subterranean passage, and find herself once more in the presence of the stranger. Tims, the morning, the after-! noon and the evening wore slowly away, and it seemed ages to her till her father, mother nud the shopman were I'auly asleep, As boon as Iho clock struck twelve, she ro-e, using sttll more precaution than on tin preceding night, opened the trap-door, descended the stono staircase, and entered the subterraneous passage, but found no one. She turned the light iu every dnec - tion. The vault was empty ; the stranger and her children had disappeared I Made - hue was almost as much alarmed as purpns - ed ; however, recovering herself, the care-'occurred. Homed to persuade tier thai fully eximiued the walls ofthe vault. Not the whole scene had been conjured up by an opening, not a door, not the sin illest a-1 her own excited imagination. B it Made iierture was to be seen. She stamped on ; line persisted in repeating that 1101)1111!! the ground, but 110 hollow sound was heard. Suddenly she thought she perceived some written characters 011 the stone-llag. She bent down, and by the light of her lamp lead the following words, evidently traced with some pointed instrument: ' Remember, Madeline, that she who owes to thee the life of her children, promis es to gram theu three wishes." It would seem that Madeliue in her ob scure and peaceful life, had nothing to wish for, or that her wishes were all fulfilled as boon as formed; for sno not only never in voked tho fairy of the vault, bui even grad. unity lost all rcinembranco of the promises made her by the unknown, and tho whole adventure al last faded from her memory. It is true that thirteen years had passed a tray, and the young girl had become a wife land mother, Slie had long left the linnin WI0I, ,,e occurrence took place, and had come to live iti the Ruo St. Jaqties, thntigh since then the for in cr tenement has been rebuilt. Madeline's htisli.mil was a lawyer. Tim' of noble birth hi dm not think it beneath him to marry the tlmlner of a shopkeeper, with hut ft small dimry. lie round iiiAIhiJ. rline excellent qunlitip, her geiitlcnees and beau'jr. irresn'iiblo attractions and who that knew her could disapprove of her choice? Madeline fro$e&ed, in an tuni ueut degree, that natural refinement of mind and manner which education and a knowledge of the uorld so often fail to give, while it sterns intuitive in some. She dc v'ed herself entirely to the happiness of mice Micu, tlianrjiut; utuugui iiul iiiiic ui 1 danger to herself, and she waited in calm , self - puijession, till a ladder being brought, she was rescued. j This trial was hut a prelude to many oth- ers. The toss of the house completed the t ruin of which her husband s illne was the. beginning. He was obliged M dispose of, bis situation, and take refuge in small lodg ings at Challiot, and there set to work, steadily and cheerfully, to mioihiM his faun- ot the flames, llul what is there too naru for a mother who has beard her children ask for food, which she had not to give then) 1 j With sinking heart, and cheek now pale,, now crimson, Irom the struggle within her,' she presented herself at the content, mid , timidly made known her deire to speak j with the superior. Her well known charac-i ter procured her instant admission, and her tale once told, obtained for her kindly sym-. patny aim some reuei. is sue whs passing through the cloisters on her way back, she was startled by n voice suddenly demanding, iiri iiiuu iiov m.tucouc i ciuun i Madeline startled the tone ol that voice " Yet fear not ; you have but to name three wihts and my promise is still sure;! they shall be granted." ' My husband oh, il lie wore but once more well!" " I say not to give life or healing is within my power to bestow. God alone holds in his hand the issues or life and death. Say what else lies near thy heart." "Bread for my husband and children. j Save them and me from beggary and want I" "Tins is but one wish, and 1 would grant two more." " I ask not wish not for inure." " Be it so then, Madeline Perrault ; hold yourself in readiness to obey the orders that 1 shall reach you before twelve, hours shall J have passed over your head." Andshedis. ' appeared from Madeline's sight as suddenly J ns she had'&ppeared to her. i Madeliue returned home, inconsiderable i agitation, and told her husband all thai had could be real if this was but fancy ; and they passed a sleepless night in bewildering conjectures. Eirly the next day a carriage stopped at the door, and a footman announced lo Mad eline that it was sent to convey her and her family to a place appointed by one whose summons there was good ruason she should obey. No questioning could extract from him any further information. You may well fancy how long they debated as to the prudence of obeying the mysterious sum mons. But curiosity at last prevailed ; and, to the unmixed delight of the children of the party, they all got into the carriage, wind took the road to Puns, and drove on rapidly till it reached tbo Rue St. Jaqucs, where it drew up before a new house ; and as the servaut opeucd the catrtage-door and Ul down the stpps, the huiband perceived that it occupied the site of his hou'e which had been burned down. The little party was met in the entrance by a deputation of the civic authorities who welcomed the husband to his house, and congratulated him on his being reinstated in the situation he had so long held with such credit to ! 1 1 1 1 1 -u 1 F, and, at they pteaed to add, to themselves as inemuers of the body to which he was such an honor. He stood as if in a dream, while Made line shed tears of joy and gratitude. A let ter was now handed toher; and, hastily, breaking the seal, she read, " Madeline, ban thmi still a wish I Speak, and it shall be gratified. O ily that I may be allowed to see my i benefactress, to pour out at her feet my j of their boats, which they guide and propel heart's gratitude." ' with great dexterity. The kayac, or man's And at the instant the door npMMl, and j boat, is from twelve to fourteen feel long, the unknow n appeared. MfldelinS, ' v1th'tily eighteen inohos broad,-nml twelve in clasped hand-", d.nled suddenly forward ;' dies deep, having a skeleton of wood and thcii, as suddenly checking herself, uttered i fish-bone, covered on nil sides with skins some incoherent words, broken by sobs. made perfectly water-tight, and weighing, " Madeline," said the lady, " 1 have paid at most, only thirty pounds. In the middle but a small part of the debt 1 ows you. is a well-secured opening, into which the Rut for you m ferocious mob would have C-quimati.x creeps. He then fastens his murdered me and my children. To you I coat of seal-skin tight around the entrauco, owe lives dearer to me than my own. Do and sits perfectly dry in the middle of the not deem me ungrateful in so long appeaV-, sea. In his light skiff he flics as securely ing to have forgotten you. It has pleased as a sea-gull over the waves, and in times our Heavenly Fattier "to visit me also wiikjoi the severest cold is kept warm by his heavy trials. Like you, I havr. seen my own fat. Even when the kayak is overturn childron in w.mtof food which I had not toicd, the stroke of an oar is sufficient to re give, and without a spark of fire to warm' store its equilibrium, but whoever loses his their chilled limbs. But more, my huhaud oar, is hopelessly loll." was traitorously put to deat:i, and I have; But what will he said of the slate of the been myself proscribed. When you rescu- uumcn among tho Grecnlanders 1 cd me, they were hunting me liko a wild 1 " The umiaks are women's boats, twice beast, because 1 refused to take part against j as long and three or four limes as broad as the son of my brother. Uut brighter days the kayak, very clastic, but with flit hot have dawned. My son is restored to the touis, tiud therefore adapted fur a quiet sea. throne of his fathers, al;d Henrietta of Eng- They are propelled by four or five women, laud can now pay the debt of gratitude she ' for auiung the 12-upiimaux the severest la owes Madeline Perraull." I bors hre imposed upon the female sex. " BjI how can poor Madeline ever pay 'They make clothes and boots, umiaks and the debt she owes J" exclaimed she. I kayaks, tan leather, build bouses, p tc.'i tents, " By sometimes coming to vint me in my cook, and lake cre of children, wlule the retreat at Chaillot , for what lii a queen man considers it unworthy of him to work ; without a kingdom, a widow weeping for bis proper employment is in catching seals her murdered husband, a mother forever ' and shoolmg bird's. Since there are no rich separated from her children wnal has she , Greenlauders, the bride brings tier husband any more to do Willi the world whose nolli- no other doary tl.au strong arms. It is, bigness she has so sadlv experienced ? To however, customary and proper, that after kt.ow that, amid my desolation, I have made the betr ttlial a matter in which the parents one being happy, will be soothing to me, never interfere she should shut herself up and your children's innocent merriment ; lor several days, and weep, or run loose a perchance uny beguile some lonely hours, mom: the mountains, whence she is brought Henceforth, Madeline, our intercourse will back by the bridegroom. Polygamy is al not bear iho romantic character that has , lowed, but is only poetised when the first hitherto marked it, and which cluuee, in the wife remains barren ; in which case she re first instance, and afterward a whim of mine, quests her huiband to choose a second. If has made it assume. By accident I was the m in wishes to separate from his wife, he led to take refuge in your house in the Hue puts on :t discontented face for a time, and des Boiirduumus, and instantly recollected leaves the house without saying where be is it as the former abode of Kuggieri, my gi"g. The woimm understands litis hint, mother's astrologer. His laboratory was packs together her property, takes her chil the vault, wluc.i, doubtless, you have not dren, and returns to her relatives." forgotten, nud the entrance to irhioh was 1 The household and kitchen matters are as we!l known to me as the sccafl passage ' equally curious: by which I left it, and 'which led trf the Com- " The country would bo uninhabitable clcry of the Innocents. Last night I heard even for Esquimaux, wore it not for tho all yousa.d to the superior, and ivas about seals, which are tt indispensable tothcinas to inquire directly of yourself, w hen, seeing , the reindeer to the Laplanders. Their flesh the effect of my sudden appearance, I was is eaten, their skins used for cluthing and induced to play the fairy once more. Thclo cover boats and houses, while the (at fur lUM.iui y hi left me I put in requisition the tushes lijlit and fuel. The animal is taken only fairy wand I possessed, and money soon i with a harpoon, to the end of which a blad placed at my disposal the house which I have der is fas.tei.cd. Sea-birds ulso serve as the h-jppiuess of making once again your food, and sometimes tho b. Idcst oarsmen own. You now know my secret, but though make chase after a whale, but only in coin no fairy, I have Mill some influence, and'pany with the Danes. They then wash you shall ever have in me a firm friend and themselves, and put on their best clothing, protectress." I because they think the whale would iiotsui- And from that lime the Queen never lost ! fer them to upproach if they were unclean. an opportunity of serving Madeliue and her ! family. Leigh Ilui.t's Journal. HITS TOO tiOOI) TO UK LOST. mOM l-APCRS YOU MAY NOT HAVE SEE.V. GREENLAND. In a country where there is no govern. ment, and where they know nothing of laws, religious or refinements, the weed mankind, ol course, takes its natural bent Jiid duvel-l l i .( . i . . , , , , , I he above, by way of reminding us what ormieuls. Greenland is such a place, and ... . . ,' i - i r . -. ' ,,. .i,,. 1 ' -we have to thank God for, is not unprofita- a work lately publislied nives an account of, ,,..., . ... r, ' , 1 it which is exceedingly curious. From an able digest of it in the I nbune we exttact a passage or two. First, the physique: ''The Grecnlanders are of a stout build, below the medium height, hate broad ad, flat i, thick faces, inexpressive eyes, small noses, undcr-lips, nud coarse black hair, which' hangs over their brown faces. Their skin the book can be proved to hr.ve been writ is nevertheless, rattier fair than dark, but ten at least 3000 years ago, before science appears brown in consequence of its fillhi-,was horn; and if u could be shown that it uess, and gives out a repulsive, fatty smell, contained no mistakes, no unmeaning or which is almost insupportable lo Europeans. , foolish questions, it would be evident that In llie southern part, wc sec more slender ' the author of it must have knowledge be- figures, more agreeable faces, and mora ex- presnic eyes. The Greeulauder is lazy, and indifferent to what takes place around him, but, iu general, cheerful and well-dis posed. He seldom involves himself III a quarrel, or even comes to hot words. He is changeable, troubles himself only about his nearest interests or his absolute neces sities, and when he has a chatico, delights iu sleeping night and day. The vanity of dation of the eailh Whereupon are tho these people is very striking. According foundations thereof fastened 1" This sub to their opinion, all other people are iuferi-1 time question remains unanswered to the or to theui, and when they wish to praise a 'present hour. We say tho law of gravita stranger, they say, ' He is as well instruct- tiou holds it in its circuit round the sun, eo as we,' or, ' He begins to be an Inuuit.' 1 But what is that lav ? We have to come Crimes or acts of violence seldom occur ; 1 back to the answer, if j the will of God. whoever injures another, is publicly scoffed " Who shut the tea with doors!" &,u. at and scorned, for tho Greenlauders have The nice adjustment of the sea to its Inn a strong inclination to satire and a biting ' its is one of the most wonderful of all the tongue. The Norwegiau .Missionary Egede, I works of God. Were its specific gravity who settled among them in the year 172 1 had to bear a great deal 111 tho commence ment of his labours. They compared hit large nose with the Stag-Horn peak, and when ho related to them the life and suffer ings of Cnnst, they remarked : 'If He had come among us, we would have loved Htm and been obedient to Hun. What madmen, lo slay Hun who could give them life I They love their near relatives, but are un feeling 111 relation to their misfortunes, and exhibit no regret at the total ruin of oth ers." The Kuthor thus describes their habita tions ; " They neither form a State, nor possess any government or kind ol authority what ever. Tins is explained by the simple cir cumstance that they need nothing ot the kind. Iu summer, they live iu tents; iu winter, in hous-es or rather huts which are from five to six feel high, twelve wide, and a hundred feet long, ofieu containing sererol families under the satrof. The walls are covered on the inside with skinx, to keep out the dampness and cold air. A broad bench runs along the side; a kettle, of stono or iron, hangs over a train-oil lamp, which supplies the place of a stove or hearth. The windows are formed or the entrails of the whale mid seal, instead of glass. The entrance is through a long, narrow passage, through which the hot air e-capes, and al though there is no door, suoh a he-it is kepi up inside that even in wititpr the (Jrefiilan ders go almost without duties. A Europe an CRiinot exist in such filth and Meucli." The boats ol these people arc their only excellence of manufacture : " Since the natives subsist principally up on the supplies which tho sea affords them, they bestow groat pains on the construction 1 lie labors ol cleaning the cooking utensils devolves on the wivs, who, in turn, call in the aid of the docs, and cvcrvlhiiiu is spee- dily licked smooth and clean. The bill of fare of a Greenland feast runs ns follows; dried herrings ; dried, boiled and half-raw seal's flesh; boiled sea-gulls; a pieco of half-putrified whale's tail (the principal dish); dried -almon ; dried reindeer, and billbernes cooked with deer's tripe and train- . bio reading ! Home Journal, THE ASTRONOMY OF MOSES. Professor Mitchell gave an exposition of ; the thirty-eighth chapter ofthe book or Job, i in his course of lectures at Brooklyn, on .Monday evening last. He remarked, thai yoitd that ol tho limes in which it was writ- 1 ten. A man who should attempt to ask questions on a science or which he was ig. uoraut, would be quite as likely to propound siirple as sensible inquiries. Now look at the nature of tho question which the Lord is represented as putting to Job out of the whirlwind. " Where was thou when I luid the fotin- , changed, so as to be a tenth part lighter than it now is, the next tune the sun ami moon drew it toward them, it would be dashed over tho tops of tho highest mountains. " Hast thou commanded the morning since thy days, and caused the day-spring to know its place 1" This is a g oat question. We know, that for 2000 years the revolu tion of the earth on its axis has been so steady and uniform, thai it has not varied a hundredth part of 11 second of lime; and God has employed ting perfect regularity as an illustration 01 laiiniuiuess to his prom ises to his people. He does not represent Ins own uiichangeableiiess by refeieuce to the. polar star, for wc find that in the course of thousands of years that does change its relative position to the earth. Bui the day spring knows us place, and never fails, tliorugh successive generations, to come at tho appointed time "Where is the way where light dwcUetht And as for darkness where is the place there of! That tnou shouldst tike il to the bound thereof, and tint thntt shouldst know the psth to the housa thereof?" This inquiry leads us to the origin of light, and whether we receive tho theory of its being material or not it is alike incomprehensible. Where comes it ? Where is its house, its home, its native place Let us travel up to those re motest constellations that meet our eves; o.i-s iiv iiiit I fini ' null or nn nni en i.i l'leiades with the sun announced the com-1 im. .if iim ii.- i.,.,.rr ,i,i great antiquity of this book, and of the knowledge of its author. Tho Lord asksof 'Job if he could bind this constellation to I keep it back, or loose the bands of Orion; that is, diminish the rigor of winter. The learned lecturer then pursued the same line of inquiry with other astronomi cal allusions in other parts of the Bible, and from them deduced an irrefragable argu ment in favor of the truthfulness- and wis dom of the author of the book. We have indicated the faintest outline of his train of remark, which held a large assembly in j profound attention for the space of an hour. l'hilaadpkia I'resbytenaii. INTERESTING LETTER. A letter from Rome dated the 31st Jan uary, narrates the following extraordinary net of Roman Banditti : " I have to-day to relate a most singular and almost incredible fict, the authenticity of which is established by the most iucon- te-tilile evidence, including that of official reports. On the 2olli of ibis month the theatrical corps of Foiliui-Popoli was play ing the " Death of Cxsar." Forlini-Popo-li is a siuhII town of about 4000 inhabitants, enclosed by a high wall, entered by two galc9, and scarcely three miles from the town of Forli, of which it is a kind of sub urb. By eight in the evening, the hour w lien the theatres open iu Italy, all move ment has disappeared from the streets, win dows arc closed, and tho inhabitants have retired to their homes, the coltec-houses, or theatres, i his absence ol activity in the strcels, which every one remarks ul Rornu, is still more complete in tho small towns. It may then be understood how, nt Forlini- 1' 'opoli, and particularly on an evening when tho theatre was open, the streets should be so deserted as to make possible the occur - rence now to be rotated. The first act of the pieco had terminated, and the curtain .... I... . ln: I r.i , . i ' ' I , j , : type ana citreiuiiv packed away n snaro millions of suns beyond then, ; ami onward comer3 of l0 utl)(ld lh JM J ZlTtu lbTT V ,",ll,"5 of Y5'1"' paragraph,, one half names and the othe? and st, II, he light ts travel u.g toward, ... ,la,r a Often enough these paragraphs and ho have not reached the spot which are the result of much labor and skillful ar mau ha, penetrated with his telcsoope.c tri- rallgelnCMt,o, ,,, frequently the reader n i uients. We have never traced tbo light ,limics past tiem to jhe'raow excititw po lo ,,, source, "oare no nearer tho d.s- hco rc ls or foro correspondence: tot covcry than when we first set out. - some of 1CII) arc w pmidefil)K " Canst thou bind tho sweet influences In one, for example, we have just read a of Pleiides, or loose the bands of Orion ?" few returns of the new American census Tbo ancients marked the seasons by the j of such unusual significance, that we doubt heliacal rising (with the sun) of certain! whether far-seeinjM wen will not regard them stars. The Pleiades marked ttc ripriaolrus innjiv- ihi-itik tba. fijissMjevolu of the sun with us flowers. The vernal tton abroad, or the foulest murder at home, equinox is not stationary; hut we know! " The American census is not yet corn that at that lime, it mu?t have occupied . pletc; but tho returns already received point such a position that Pleiades would make to conclusions fur beyond hope or expecta its appearance when the sun enercd the tton. Look at New York, for intauce. In vernal equinox; and at least three thousand 1820, it had a population of 123.01)0 ; in years must have missed since tho risum of, ISUU. 203.000; in 18 10, .112,000. This jhad just fallen, when suddenly it rose and ; ve, t,e menaces of Austria 1 When tho I disclosed instead of the actors who had United Slatesshook off the yoke of England, , disappeared ten brigands of the band del i llieir people numbered no more than 3,000, IPafsatore, w ho armed with musketsand car- nnn wlmn ihpv .rn lnt mensural n.rainst bines, levelled them so as to command the entire range of tho pil and boxes. At the same moment another party, consisting of 30 brigands, made their appearance on the flour of the house, the issues of which were guarded, and, armed with sabres and pistols, meuaceu me spectators, a momemoisiu- por, during winch no one dared to move, elapsed, when the clner ol the brigands ad- "The valley already contains about thir vauced to the foot lights, and, exhibiting tecn millions of inhabitants al the begin the keys or the two gates ofthe town, said, I jng ()r this century it did not coutuiu as " Gentlemen, you see by these that you are j mly thousands! There is a moral as well entirely iu our power. Any resistance on as material marching on from conquest to your part would lead to disasters which 1 1 conquest, absorbing into itself less energet shuiild be the first to deplore, but which it 10 S0cks, and planting from ocean to ocean depends on you to avert. Listen, then, to ! ,u0 freesl institutions ever adopted by any what I have to say. I am about to call out ttlj0n. America is destined for its sole in the names of several among you. Asl pro- U!r,tance : the Spaniard and the Portuguesa iioiince a name, let him who bears it step j Wl disappear as surely as the Gaul, tho forth from bis box. and repair to his house, Dane and the Hollander have disappeared, in company with otto or two of my friends, 'ai,d two centuries hence the English wno will assist him to bring hither all Ins I l0ard3, !Utd that without defrauding us of al porpetto." This said, the orator displayed ! a paper, and commenced reading the iatal i roll. Submission was inevitable. A doz en carbineers formed tho sole police of For liui-Popoli. Six of those were in the thea tre, and had been gagged by tho brigands. I he six others, surprised in their guard 'pl.( house, bad ventured a vain resistance, htirmnnaster was tho first victim. o ... w.s of ronrS(. rpnuirfid for this oner. UUIlltJ Mtoii, which did not terminate before a quar - ter of twelve. It was probably to shorten the agony of the pit and boxes that two brigands went from spectator to spectator, collecting hatfuls of watches, purses, chains, rings, and even umbrellas. When the har vest was gathered, and the booty had been heaped upon the stage, Ihe brigands allow. ed the curtain to fall, and quietly withdrew,; carrying all with them. Tho money thus outa.neu amoiiu or about 40.000 Trancs, and the bquux, ob- jects iff art, &,c, at double that sum. lhe next day an Austrian detachment set out in pursuit orthe band, which probably had dts- persod bytl. it tune in the mountains or passed the luscan frontier, riwir is supposed to have been about three or four nhiained amounted lo7000 Roman mastrcs. huuureu. it is prooauie nut tney were league with some of the inhabitants. now- ever this may be, private houses and public treasuries all havo beeu iduudered, with tho exception ofthe .Monte de Piete, the fasten ing of which resisted all the attempts made to break." An honest, industrious peasant in Picar dy, being observed to purchase, weekly, five loaves, was asked what occasion he could possibly havo for so much bread. " One," replied the honest fellow, "I take myseii, one 1 throw away, one i reium, auu the other two 1 lend." " How do you make that out V " Why," returned the peasant, " the 0110 which I take myself is for tny own use; the second, wnicu 1 inrow away, is for my mother-in-law ; the loaf I return is for my father; and the other two, which I lend, are those with winch I keep tny two children, in hopes they will oue day return them to roe." . , 1 . 1 . . 1 The American Census Abroad. The London Athenaium makes some comments upon tho extraordinary growth of this country, which, though true, would have possessed much less interest had they appeared in any Americm journal : " Alen in t he habit of reading daily news I .....j ..v... papers may sometimes observe, in small . i .. . rate of increase was unparalleled in tho his tory of statistics. But the population is now said to have risen to the astonishing number of 750,000 1 There arc but two largo cities in Europe ; iu ten years more, at the same rate or progress, it will bo lar ger than Paris. In thirty years from this date New York will, on the same terms, bo larger than Loudon. " And it must be considered that tho commercial capital of America is not fed, like our Manchester anil Liverpool, at tho expense of the country ; its advance is tho type of that of an entire continent. In 1810 the population of St. Louis was 1,000; in 1630, (3,000; in 1610, 10,41)0; in lo0 it numbered 110,000 I So fir hs the gener al nature of tho retutns can be inferred Irom the data at hand, the population of the Union will be about 25,000,000. From tho year 1800, when the number was a little more than o.OOO.OOO. to IS40, when it had advanced to 17,000,000, the decennial rato of increase was about :i.'J per cent, This rate would have given for IdoO a population ..r 22,000,000 only. " Material power has been developed c qnally with population. Ore a Britain a lone excepted, no State iu Europe could now maintain equal armaments in the field for any length of lime. This m irvellous growth is deranging all the traditions of 'balance of power.' America is not only a first-class Slate in a few years, if no inter nal disorder shall occur, she will be the greatest of all. Should the IS 10-50 rate of increase be maintained fur fifty years her population will then amount to 100,000,000 nearly equal to that of the whole Uonttn- cut Europe! Were it possible to concoivo ,1C sall)e ratio malt;iied for another fifty years, the census of I0o0 would giro the astounding number of 000,000,000 I Ger- ,, ,vnrK ,i Treiir.h revolutions sink into L.omnlnf. iiisinniucjiicr bv the side of con- I sidcrations liko thefe. 1 With such a comment, how well wo - may understand the 'roars of laughter' with I .iliri, ,i,n Ainpneiii Senile, recemlv recei- r. European power, they were not more 1I1.111 '8,000,000. Ten years hence they will bo cnua to France or Austria. There hardly ,.,.,,, lo be a limit to their growth. Tho VKupv nr .hn M.ssiinoi would alone sun- jptl ,10 whcIo population of Europe. Iu its vast basin, nations nre now crowiim up as ' ,f nl iie bidding of enchantment. innjruc will, no doubt, bo spoken from tho Cape of Storms to tho the North I" l-rozeu Uceans ot Attention or GkeatMi-.nto surros nn Littlk Things. Sir Philip Francis once waited upon Burke by appointment, to read over to him some papers respecting Mr. Hann"'t! delimiueucies. He called on Mr. Burko 111 his way to the hnuso of a friend, with whom ho was engaged to dine. Ho ' - , . . . I I I I '1U''U ' ",s K ,r"e"- ,0,u," " B?" ' l,er " What a beautiful animal is this !" said .Mr. Burke ; observe its structure ; its legs: its wings ; its eyes." " How can you," said Sir Phillip, " losey ur time in admiring such an animal, when you have so many ob jects of moment to attend to V " Yet Soc rates," said Mr. Burke, " according to the exhibition of him in Aristophanes, attended a.. .1. Inaa ni...nl Im .rIII lfllf ITI f n U 1 1 T CI 1 1 - " S " I P ' over , 9 ,llM , ,hillklho " iipacu grasshopper does not exceed its , k ieJ,' M A frjen j ,. ' Francis, " I am iu a great hurry; , us wak . anJ ,el (ne fe ,j t0 (i lmo tle lollso thev walked; Sir , . (J rtad aa -Mr. Burke ap- 'd to r,.leil. At length, Sir Philip haV- msn,aceil a paperi ab.,auac ensued-" I , ,.7. . M- ,.. ,,, ,1.lllr.lal. - . . . , . ;. arc now ayiuuu, mai locustu, out in.1.00, the Latin word tor crasshopper. navs your opinion, Sir Philip ?" " My opinion," . . . .. . ... . answered Sir rump, pacmng up 111s papers, and preparing to move off, " is, that till the grasshopper is out of your head, it will be idle to talk to you of the concerns of India." Party Passion. " Well, sir," (exclaim ed a lady, the vehement and uupassionate partisan of Mr. Wilkes, in the day of his glo ry, and during the broad blaze of his patri ism,) "Well.eirl and will you dare deny that Mr. Wilkes is a great mau and an elo quent man 1" f,Q)il by 110 means, Madam I 1 havo not a doiibi respecting Mr. Wtlke's ' talents." " Well, but sir and is ho not a fine mar., too, a handsome maul" "Why, Madam! he squints doesn't he I" " Squints! yes, to be sure he does, sir! but not a bit more than a gentleman and a man of sensa ought to squint l"SvU' they's Omniana.