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V HLU.S AfHTS.
Jlaiy Mtry. Ja s3y and fray,
Tte (.fj were adJreied by oue
,Hjug Udy t aiwiher, in reference to an
Jequaiiaanctohoci one ofibem bsd jost
lJ Wlio? Tie caoghter of Widow Mar-
nr iitrar, weel. amkWe giilas em
l,rfd.U Mary, ton; you ought to know
14 nU rf . Sd me ltr vpcaker,
will a ls ot the head. Tli iJaogli"
t,, i4 Widow Morray, & keep pet
ty tlutiJ n.! needle ore. Why, the
iirit thing will he Ut tsiciate with one's
kitchen maid. ; - ' -
Bot in ihis connlry. Emma, it u we-
rit that ms.let the rank, replied the oth
er. Here, you know, we hate no aris
tocracy. Mrr Muray it more beauti
ful, more iri-ortiplilieJ and more amia
t!e, too, ttn limlf my erhoJ-nuies."
- Well. I cm tell you one thing : If you
Un u vonr aeousintance with her.
you'll he eut by ill genteel people. Do j
VIMI intliK m l imiBji""i ,......-
and I.awrenert will come to your parties,
if ihcv are l meet shop girl there?"
Tiiv ean do ihev please," replied
Kate Villier. with pint. But one
thin w certain 1 1 dull not give Mary up
fr them, I lit ' "nn
her a nr lore. Besides, fur all I knw. he
may be aa well born ks they are. I newer
thought to inquire. ' '
J.mt at ihi tnontent a handsome young
man. riding a beautiful horse, passed, ami
wal a bo'to the V"" laJ'M "The
firtipeker a all Wm-hea, at ihia puU
lie notice, from one of the itchwt and
moat fatUinnalile fHii me in the eity.
Dear ine," aaid ahe, - how gUd I am
he did not ae you apeak to that Mia
Murray ! He never would lia noticed
either of n again.
Kate Villiera curled her pretty lip to
corn aa ahe replied :" . ' ) . ,
. Frank Ilklin2 it too aenaihle to be
aBVrteil bv auch thin?, I fancy. Bui,!
if he if not, he ia only the pore to be piti
,ed." And, warniinf with natun.1 intli
nation, she coniintied : It x
yond patif nre to tee people, in Hiia c,oi'n
tiy, talking of the gentility of their fami.
lien, when, out of n hundred, there ia
acarrely one that i not dctreiuled, and at
no great distance, from aome honest me
chanic or respectable farmer. Take oar
richest familien a century ago they wete
puor. while the real oUI gentry of ihal day,
are now, generally, beggared. Who was
Aaior? A oor German lad. Who.waa
Giraidl A Frrnc h rabin buy. Wlial was
Abb4u fwienret A Yankee wood Hi- p
per. So too, our great atatesmen. Clay,
Webster, and Kemuii. all rose from noth
ing. We ought to ask, not what per
aon'a tncenoia were, but what they are
A few day after, as Kate and her ae
pmt be would deaplse Mary, beraait her!
stouter had bees reoureu to eomparauta
poeiiy; Htt he had not dreamed for an
inttam, f bi falling ia kt hh her.
Bat now, a ahe hamly thought oet tle
good qualities of each, she clasped Iter
hand aad cried:
That 1 will, for yea are just suited for
ea'b other. e will go to-morrow ngtit.
And fgit and again Frank went; and.
after the firtt two interview, always wish
l Kate.' lie was m-ble-hearted, intel.
trc'tial. fraeeful and refined, and Mary
rooM not long resist the devoted suit he
paid to her. Indeed, after torn maidenly
ainitgie with tier heart, she yielded her
elf to loving him with all the depth of
her pure, yet hnest nature. '
Frank was too sensible to regard the
mere rreasories of fortune. Perhaps.
indeed, he loved Mary tU better for her
povenr. ' He could never have emer-
tiined an a(Teeiin fr her. if she had not
been amiable and intelligent; not, petbap.
even if her parrnta had been unworthy;
bat all thine e'aa be rooaidered eompara-
tirclr inihSerent. Himself aeetistomed.
fmm his earliest years, to bshionabht so-
rietr. he knew it exact value, and he
wa aeetistomed to say that worth, not
wealth, ii what he sought in wife.
. Mary, on her part, loved Frank for his
frank ntss. intelligence, awl generous qual
ities and not for his foittine. . I would
rather remain single," said she, than
marry for weahb." ! ,
About threo months after the ilay on
whirh ours'toir opens, Kate Villiecs call
ed on her old srhoni-mate Emma.
Who do you think is going to be mar
ried f ehesaid. You will give it up!
well. Frank Haaiing and Mary Murray."
What !' ei (aimed Emma, pale with
mortification, for she had herself atsitln-
ountv s-o'chi Frank's notice, not Frank
.. m . . aa
INaiutgs and that threaU ana neeuic wo
' Yes I and a happy couple they will
mbke Marv will now have lite wealth
she is so well fined to adorn. -
t I shan't visit her." snid Emma, pel
tishlv. "She's nobody. If Mr. Hast
ings rhooxes to digrice himrelf, let him;
but he'll find out the old families' wont
recognize his aranaintanre,
Prhaw 1" sanl Kate contemptuously.
.You know better. Mr. Hastings is,
himself, a member f one of ihe few old.
mi families we have; and being such, Is
above sll the ridiculous notions of mere
nnrrrntw' Ii hnonens. too. lhat Mary
has ood l ooil. as vnu wouiu ran h
She is the grand-daughter of a signer of
the Declaration, an Amerian patent of
nnbilitv. I take ii, if we have any at all.
,M Then it ia on that account he marries
her." was the splenetic replr,
No. he never knew it tit! be aked her
to have him. Her virtues and accomplish
ments won his heart, and they alone." t
, In due time Frank and Mary were mar-
ripd. Kate being led to the aUar on the
same thv. Emma lias learned lesson,
j anu, ainre men, iimmii; jv.v...
owing to snavoHlLLte Athy on the route.
The tiiil.ful negro started home lt eteti
ing on Red Kiver boat. He bad letters
frm vsrioia pein( in Uil.r.-rnia to gen
tlemen of thUrttr, rreomroenJipg him, I
the warmest term. to their notice and
proteetioo, which were Instantly areotded.
M r. Farquhar. an intimate friend of his mas
ter, has written from t aiiioinia la air.
Runnella's family, stating that the nntor-
lunate gemlcir.aa's hi request was that
his faithful servant should be emancipa
ted and providtd for by them as soon aa
he reached hi home in Louisiana. In
ancient data the story of this honest and
pure-hearted slave would have been writ
ten in lettrrs of gold and handed down to
posterity a a rare trait in the bright side
of human nature. We ea only tell the
fjmity cvieced in a rrmailsMf degree
iltoe right and kindly frtl.rg hkhroUd
baidly bare been eipeeleU from Clive,
ronaidering the fiowardness of eatly life
and the inflexible steraness of more d van.
red age. When the fnJatioo m bis
fortune as bid, m& Clivs rvioccd a
pakewonhy lecolUrtk'n f the fin-nda of
bia early dais. He bestowed an annuity
Jsfight hundred pounds m bia parents,
nitiss to other relations and meeds he
was proportionately liberal. - lie was a
devotedly attached husband, as his letters
t l.aly C'I've bear teumoiiy. llrrmaidra
Bams was Makel)tte.stter to tlie eminent
maihemaiHan.so called. who long held ihe
post of atrenoiner royl. This marrijge.
hich took nlace in 1752. with the ctr-
eums'snces atieuding it, are somen bat sin
perpetuate ia the minds of ry country,
tren the re meoibrsnre of an enhsppy
father's shame V His mjety, the king
of Sweden, actually shed tears when this
j magnanimous speech was teponea to
him ; and, sending tor ibt r.eroie youin io
court, ,e sppotntrd him to a eocfidcniwl
oSW. , . t . .
imple and affecting story as it was told to gulxr, snd worth reeortling. Clive, ho
a a .... - 1
ut; ii neseives ami wiii receive universal
a tteu lion and eommcudaiion.
From ths Kew York Timw."
The English people, it must be con-
ftirmed a previous friendship with one of
the lady'a brothers, like himself, a resident
at Madras. The In other and si-ter, it ap
pears, kept op an affectionate and constant
j eorrepondcnce that is, as constant an
1 interchange of epistolary coinmuniraiion
feshed, are fund of respectable conduct, as could be accomplished nearly a century
.t t,.rn !. t.!m; t!i Oilmen tea. when the distance between Great
who, as a mother and t wife, is an or-; Britain and the Last appeared so much j
nament to her sex. There is not t more more lormuiawe, anu ute ia. iuiira oi po-
kind-hearted woman in the world, a tal conveyance so comparatively taruy.
better w ife, nor a more affectionate The epiatlra of iht lady, trough the par
mother. Her political tendencies are ialny of her bro.her. were frequently
believed to be liberal, but the acts as if. shown to Clive, a-d they bespoke ber to
fche belonged to no party, and ner coa- be. what from all accounts she was a
An, . U Uhnllv haafd nnon woman of very supertoi tmderUnding,
the advice of her Jlmistry, who are re-, anu m rou.u wwmu7 . ...-.v..
sponsible by law for what titer make, Clive was charmed with her leiiers. for
her do. I am persuaded that," in the in those di-ys, be it remembered, the fair
revolutionary events of 1 848, it was the ; set were not so lamtiwnaeu w ine pen aa
personal character and popularity of, t the present jn-iiod. At that tune, to in-
l' dite a reallvfioodepistleasio penmanship
country from a bold effort to esUbltsh end diction, was a very formtdHble task,
fsrlBae! Qu'"e an intcrtnrg
and affceiing scene in the drama of life,
occurred in or city yesterday. "As it ia
an spi illustration of the numerous freaks
Dame Fortune plays upon us monis, e
gie the facts of the occurrence for the in
formation of our read"!. Some four years
since a gentleman lesiJing in our city,
having a large family dependent on him
for support, became very much reduced
in ciicumsianees from various unfortunate
causes. In a moment of despair he enluted
as a soldier in Col. Stevenson's Regiment
of California Volunteers, leaving an only
son, some eighteen y curs of sge, to provide
sustenance for a mother and sevea children,.
For four long rears did that txy toil
manfully and successfully in support of
the charge confided so yneiperteuly to.
his hanus. Piot a single word nati ever
been beard of the absent parent until
yesterday, when he returned from Califor
nia, and in the act of searching out his
(to him) lost family, be chanced to see
the name of his son on a sign over the
door of a store in Nassau street. We can
not pretend to describe the toy, the inex
pressible hsppiness fell by that family on
merting with the returned father, who had
brought with him from California the nice
sum of seventy -five thousand dollars, the
result of three years labor on the gotucn
i hore of ihe Pacific. It. Y. Sun.
". - . 1 k1,T .rl. rtno&n nt
i ,-i ! -.,,t sister of Dr Maskelyne was one of the
ner lauuij r cjhicuiciy bumimc m .- .- ,.
. - . . . . . -. . .1 I f ..ii m airiiiitiir tit
quaiuiance, were walking logeiner, jy aD0Ut a new acquaintance,
inn i Mmrav.' wh. unconscious oli '
oQence, stopped to converse with Kale.
Emmi wa evidently n'neasy.tUe more to
a her teen eve detected Frank Hastings
promenading down the street . towards
theiiKt Toliteness kept her stationsiy for
a monient; bill as he drew near her, the
disgrace of being seeii with the daughter
of a " thread and needle woman." as Em
ma called 'M. Murray, proved loo strong
foi her courtesy, and she abruptly broke
away and weul into a store, preleiuling a
wish to purchase 'some ribbon.
Frank Having, mealime, came saun
tering idly down ihe street; and only per
ceived K ite when close upon her.
: " Good morning, he said bowing, his
'eve attracted bv' Miss Murray's pleasing
face." Will you lake pity on an idler.
Miss Villers. and allow me to accompany
j ou in your walkt" - t
Kate was already engaged to a fiiend
of Fink's, and anaweied frankly; fw rie
hnd Hastings were almost as intimate as a
brother and sister.
"I shall be pleased if you will; only
vnu must be verv agreeable, for my friend
and I are used to having sense talked to
us; and if vou don't acquit yourself credi
tably, we shall black ball you, a you say
t the club, the nest Tune you ask permis.
slot) to walk with its.
Frtnk, however, needed no incentive
to induce him to talk his best; for the sweet
countenance Mary, in which every
emotion of the heart was reflected, was
inspiration enough. .; ;J
They slopped, nWt, at Mr. Murray'e
little store. ; Fiank looked with surprise
"at ihe humble appearance ofilie dwelling;
but this did not prevent his bow to Mary
being deeply respectful, as he walked off
with her friend.
"And' that charming girl,-he said,
' " assists to support her mother by standing
. ..... ' . ..-, i If :
behind Hie counter! ivaie, i was nan i
love with her before, and now entirely so 1
A wile, siieh as she would make, 18 worth
having; because she is wbflh a dozen of
; the ftMilixh votaries nf fashion gilded
conceited butterflies, like your friend Em
' in.- Yon must take ine to Mrs. Mor
ray's, some evening, and introduce me re
gularly." " . '
' Kate had known Frank too well to sup
I and what few ladiee, compurHlively spea
' king.could attain to The aei-omplishcd
lansnnje ot iDtmalfc A young lady.
who resides in the country, has her cham
e ana '"-SV' ,: . Z " i,.s .t,.'.h!rd atnrv ofi loftv house, si
plain. Breakfast is over by nine; then lew exceptum., -no so . w , - . rxten,ive wood
. nftimira nre ilevnted to the epistolary wwrn . , D . . ... ,..
k vwaw v " " s a, rt' .1 . . I .
perusal of letters and the dispatch of g'n or I.er the affections f Ciive, that it
business, which consists of reading '.fnded by his offering to marry the jnung
ia'iy, 11 PUB riilliu urpimm tu hi t.-i tin
brother- ft Madia. The latter, through
abstracts of the public documents whic
. T. i k 1 .1
6he nas to jtint. iieiwcen iwcue aim
two the Queen and her family usually sogge.i.on w.
walk in the private grounds of the , hesiuied, and seemed ineluted to d scour
Xcef if it UePfine; if the weather do proposition ; butC hve in this in-
i.i.M itii.0ii mil tipipriiiinniioii oi uur-
or nark. The windows are furnihcd
with Venetian shutters, leaving a spar e
about six inches between them and the
class sashes. Eatly in the last winter.
ihe lady observed that a bei.it tiful squirre
bad soueht this refuge from the season
nil lino Iv located himself there. She
..... - -- , . , , . ...
i he little creature a ainu ami n
feeling htm plentifully
ANDRfW JACKSON OS 8SCE&?I0S
' axd r:srsiox: ' ;
Owe Hmt po Waa Vo?l-Lora .
Wsre worth a tAovaMl aea V
These cheerin; and grateful pros
petti, and these multiplied favors we
owe, nnder Providence, to the adoption
of the federal constitution. It is no
longer a question whether this great
country can remain happily united, and
flourish under our present lora of gov
ernment Experience, the unerring test
of all human undertakings, has shown
the wisdom and foresight of those who .
frmed it; and has proved, that in tie
union of these States there is a sure
foundation for the brightest hopes of
freedom, and fur the happiness f tha
people. At every hazard, and by every
sacrifice, this Union must be preserv
ed. ' ' " " .'''. '
The necessity of watching with
jealous anxiety for the preservation of
the Union, was earnestly pressed upon
his fellow-citizens by the Either of hia
country, in hia farewell address. ' He
has there told us. that "while ex
perience shall not have demonstrated
its impracticability, there w ill always
be reason to distruct the patriotism at
those who, in any quarter, tr.ay endea-
vor to weaken its bonds;" and be cau
tioned us in the strongest terms against
the formation of parties on reojjraphiral
discriminations, aa one ot ine means
which misht disturb our Union, and to
which designing men would be likely
to resort. 1 " ' 5 . ,
The lessons contained in this inval
uable legacy of Washington to his coun
trymen; should be cherished in the
hearts ot every citizen to ute laiesi ge
neration; and perhaps, at no better re-
rtod of time could tliey be more ueiui-
y remembered than at tlie present mo
ment For when we look upon the
scenes that are. passing around us, and
dwell upon the pages of his parting ad-
oress. nts paternal counacia wuuiu o.t.
to be, not merely we onpnug oi wiauom
and foresight,' but the voice of prophe-
not permit out-olHioors exercise, rrce :rK!.' nhabln welcome,
. . - a . i a a. rima aviiicii wh m mtm mil i u iir as icbiiiid iu u in a ' - --- , .- ' .
Albert and she apply tneraseives w r - : " V?" : ,;,i, mA Whh nuts aiul other da ones, and leaving
drawing and etching? ifotb have acquir- f " Zl ' to hi. wed. and re
ed-some skill in the use oi ine graver, . f , -rj-;-j" "n lejlfof ,,0 was turn at his pleasure, which lie did daily,
and have a small press put in one of, h.s ha ppines, de J Afl , f hor ,ime he brought a companion
the rooms of llucWham PaJ",t I senToul to seek hit C Ce who to share the comfort and luxury of 'ht.
which they work with their own hands.) to I ulLl J. habitation, and went on increasing their
'j nit? wiiivii imvih'i "t - t '
i- i,-.. i- mimher till the colony amounied to nine
considered a very special compliment, "l" ' wrjv'j 0r en more, who we're furnished by their
aBdpriM..c& t t VStSl hb.a for their sltclter.
. a ... ail v ri iwi mil niuKkni iih at ii i i-i nv nn ii. mat .. ... . . . i
essofl edlonrsOoutfoiratoDornAp- - ,ofl woo, for lhet berhl.ng. whtrW
bey is hung round with the roya eicn- " . . ..,. 0.,. ,!,.. arransed to their taste.nnd used with-
. il I ' STPIV IIIT-lllUI U lilHUt fllltflia IIHIIIIV Ha'l ---- - .a ...
ingay mi in i are neauy une- , , y j (n hpr , f mak n? OCPHlonal visits to th.
most of them in good drawing. Mioij , f , . f miety and exercise. They
them are curiostUes, as specimens oi ; Iiu.wed no reluctance or distrust when
H , , t, I lieru 111 rlHHY w nm tiwt, itunivcit mi ww . ,
roval oartv ' de.erred-lt he made Iht. -compromise: , "V'":. ' r -V ' VV'
- j - i m a a a . -iiu .... a rt I'lna rm iir at a ubwd a tisr iia aiK.ia a'
r - a aa a -is isaiiw a-aiinta lie staar w atai. li uiiimi a - -
royal art and industry
Between 2 and 3 the
lunch. JTfce repast, which is ,n tact an ( - - , " " "person and they seamed conscious of safety as
1 Failbrnl Servant We take great plea-
line iVTeconling the following trail of
beautiftil tideli.v and honesty in a negro
clv of this state towards his mater. It
is Hie best prool that could be given of the
inter faliiy of the abominable stories man
ufactured by designing cliques concerning
the ciuei treatment of slaves and their ha
tred of iheir masters:
By a sailing vessel from Vera Cruz,
which arrived here on Saturday lasWrame
the negro man Marshall, a quiet, modest,
unassuming person, on his way liome from
California, lie went otu wuu nis roaster,
Mr. Runnells, of Claiborne parish, in this
state, who was taken sick last wlrjiet at
the mines, near the fool or the Kevaua
mountains, and afier a long un1 severe
illness died. Marshall took the ut
most care of his master; was his laithful
companion, nurse, and friend, and watch
ed bv him unceasingly unlit ne oreamea
his I'asl. There was nothing left to py
the funeral expenses and doctors bills.
MrshU set to woik and labored hard
uniil - he managed , to scrape together
early dinner, is a very private one. I he
Queen, Prince Albert, Princess Royal,
and Prince of Wales, ait. down to a
single joint (usually a roast shoulder of
mutton) and a fewide dishijs: There
is verv little wine partaken of at this
meal. When it is ended Prince Albert
f;oes into the garden (for the Queen al
ows no smoking within her walls) and
disposes of a couple of cigara. While
the royal luncheon is goiaj on, the at
tendants at the palace, who are very
numerous, take their dinner a plain
substantial meal, at which the liveried
sprvnnta are allowed ale. For those of;
a higher rank, the allowance is half ai
nlnt of wine to each. 1 happen to know
that when anv artists are at work or in
waitinff at the palace at the hour of
lunch, meat is served up to them, and
half a pint of sherry is brought up for
each. This is very different trom the
waste which did prevail in the royal
household, and Queen Adelaide w as the
first to put a check to it. fehe too got in
. . r I I f
aratiaintance.felitliKposedforanearercon. they wereoi ute com.o i am. '"
hectionrthesumoffive, thousand pounds ' their living, w hat sorioi nu-..e
was to be presented to her. ' With this existed between these little animals and
? L . .:' M .... il.p.r friends in the wood, that they could
unoeraianiimg an iM"j3 wcin uTfu.wun- ----- . -
Miss MarLclyne went out to India, and cr.minun.ca.etothern th egorn quar er hey
immediately after became the wife of.liad discovered, ami intlnre tl.;m low
Clive,who,aIready prejudiced in her favor,' toth eom.orwn.e auoue -"-t
. -1 i. '..-.t i.:...ir-...-..u.i seninrer. who mav be Called the Oohim
lhatsheshould ever harfbeco represented bus f the seltlemen., "fJvJ"
. . i 4..-...iwi. r.i.u- :.nn- m iiform h is followers of the warm home
lO mm as mam. qa iuuvii im uw iiiimtm. - . ir..ik. n,l
of mind and matter over1 mere per. h.h! and delicate fare prepared
endowmenis.-" With iM sad end of tins , pcrnap ne anurcu -j -
distinguished general, every reader is faniK gay. peniio spini, ..u
liar. His ladv survived ihe event by many ; charms, ol the latr pavrouca
and lived to a venerable old age.
i Son Anion to Sait the Life of bis Farmer
- at the Expense or his ,vn. ,
A gentleman of Sweden was condemn
ed to stifler destlk. as a punishment for cer
tain offences committed by him in the dis
charge of an important public office, which
' li had lilleJ for a number of years wiih
ft inieffi'tiv :.4taMi9U never neiorv uiuier
dimantatthe female servants wearing! gone either suspicion or impeachment
and satins, and caused a menial
revolt by ordering them to wear mus-
. . 1 . 1 1 : ; -. atak. ' nAiifithtaifi now allows xne wueeu vu
mitMIItg 1IUI " lMHMO" " "
save about half the money annually
voted for its maintenance.
These savings are considerable, and,
neraiinn for his master's memory, an ex-
quisite leeling Ol pnoe anu u
compei.eu mm o paj. -" u. . . ;nvftteu. are ranidly accu-
men, near and dear relatives, v"." n Edition to his
done as; much I lie gatnerru oac.c. -.orL
a 1 ...I uHoAlC I t. It ill at. Y X1U V HUVV v w
TZEZZStZS ITS. l2ri.ia.o!.if.
rim a m ii""iw 0
withstamling his knowledge that he was
free in California, and the many induce
ments held out to him lo remain there.
He took the cheapest and most dangerous
route back, going in a sailing vessel to
.eelni. Motion nn hnrse-
k.w.1 fmm rU.mBsi.ilp In Vr9 RfUZ 1
urn iiuill lliv iuiuici i lij
a very dangerous route. The A meriran
ronsuN at both places took so much in
lerest in him as lo give him letters of re
commendation, and to request of him to
let them hear of him. . He brought tothis
city several letters to persons living here
or in 4he country, and which contained
g dd dust. The letters were somewhat
soiled and frsyedfbut were perfectly in
tact. His expenses home were heavy.
tfi. t9 na fmld marshal A and as he
does not spend 10,008 ayear.hissav.
ingsmust be great inere is a
hope that he and the Queen mean to
appropriate this money to the future
nension of their children, and not to ask
the people to support them.
Although of a gloomy temperament, and
from the earliest age evincing those charac
teristics of pride and shyness which ren
.t.,t hint unsocial, and. ihtvefwe, unpop-
i. . .,o,,l anr 'ie.iv. this ' nobleman, in
.!ka of life, wa aminble, and
peculiarly disinterested. hile India,
his correspondence with those of his own
His eon. a youth about eighteen years of
age, was no sooner apprized of the affect
ing situation to which bis father was re
duced, than lie new to me juuge who uau
pronounced the fatal decree, and, throw
ing himself at his feet, prayed that he
niiffhl be allowed to stifle in .the loom of
a father whom be loved, and whoe loss
be thought it was impossible for him to
survive. , i The magistrate was amazed at
this extraordinary- procedure in the son.
and would hardly be persuaded that he
was sincere in iu Being at length satisfi
ed, however, that iheyming man actually
wished tosave his father'slife at the expense
of his own, he wrote an account of the
whole affair to the king ; and bis majesty
immediately sent orders to grant a free
pardon to the lather and to confer a nue oi
honoroti his son. The last mark of royal
favor, however, the yonth begged leave
with all humility lo'ecline; and the mo
tive for the refualtfrilwas notjless noble
than the condoet by which he had deserved
it was penerous and disinterested. M Of
what avail," exclaimed he, could the
mnat exalted title be to me. humbled as
my famUy already is in the dust! Alas!
would it net serve but as a monument to
cy foretelling events and warning us
of the evil to come." Forty years have
passed since , this imperishable docu?.,
mentwas given tohis countrymen. The
federal constitution was then regarded 1
by him as an experiment-and be so
a . a It t..
speaks 1 1 it m ntsamtress ouian expe
riment upon the success" of which. the
besthopes of hiscountry depended, and
we all, know that he was prepared to
lay down hia life, if necessary, to se
cure to it a full and fair trial. The
trial has been made. It has succeeded '
beyond the proudest hopes of those who V -framed
it. Every quarter of this widely
extenuctt nation nas icu na
and shared in the general prosperity
produced by its adoption. Jiut amul
this general prosperity and splendid
success, the dangers of which he warned
us, are becoming every day more evi
dent, and the sisns of evil are suffici
ency apparent to awaken the deepest
anxiety in the bosom of the: patriot
We behold systematic "efforts publicly
made to sow the seeds of discord be
tween different parts of the United
States, and ' to place party divisions ,
directly upon geographical distinc
tions; to eicite.thc'aottA against the
north, and the norfA against the touth,
and to force into thc controversy the
most delicate and exciting topics upon
which it i, impossible that a large por
tion of the Union can ever speak with
out emotions. Appeals, too, are con
stantly made to sectional interests, in
order to inSuncee the "election of the ;
chief magistrate, as if,it were 'desired
that he should favor a particular Quar
ter of the countryf instead of fulfilling
oil ihintra in nature tti.it 1 the. duties of his station with impartial
A PUR will disiimruisli hei own1 iustice to nil; and the possible dissolu-
lamb's bleat among a thousand, all bleapng tion of the Union has at lengtii become -at
the same time. Besides,' the disiin-1 an ordinary and familiar subject of dis-
guishmeiit of voice is perreril reciprocal cussion. lias tnc warning voice oi ,
between the ewe and lamb," who, amid Washington been forgotten? or have
i.. .i,.,.r0mn,T amind. run 10 meet one an-' designs already been formed to sever
""". -- - ... . . - r. . -'... . ,
are lew things thai nave the unionr lct u not ue suppose
Rrcognition of foice between the Ewe and
B Lnmb. The acuteness of a sheep's
a . a
Th, ie few i imps thai have the L motif l,ct it not be supposeu mai
ever amused rfft more than a Kheep-shear-; I impute to all of those who have taken
ing, and then the apon continues tnewnoic an active tart m mcse unwise nun uu
day. " We put the flock into a fold, set profitable discussions, a want of patri
oui all the lambs to the hill, and then set otism or of public virture. The hono
ottt the ewes to them as they are shorn.! rable feelings of state pride and local
ri- mnmpnt ilmt a lamb hears its dam's attachments find a nlace in the bosoms
- l r... iI.a atrnwit in tnppl .f k ut Anlwrt4onoil and niirffl. Rtlt
iirnahp from the crowd to meet of the most enlightened and pure
her; but instead of finding the rough, well- while such men are conscious of their
clad, comfortable mamma which it left an own integrity and honesty of purpose,
nr fpw hours an. il meets a noor. thev oua-ht never to forzet that the ci-
naked, shivering, a most deplorable-look-; tizens of otlu r States are their political
ing creature. It wheels about, and utter-; brethren; an I that, however mistaken
ing a loud tremulous bleat of perfect des- they may be in their views, the great
pair, flies from the frightful vision. The body of them are equally honest and
mother s votcearreats ttsnigiti, h return", uprigty wuu mcuiscura. uwu -
flies and returns again, generally for ten picton and , reproacltea may in time
or a dozen times before the Reconcile- create mutual hostility, and artful and
ment is fairly made up. designing men will always be found who
im partem micjjiw. arc reauj 10 iomeni mese laiai mist-
ons, and to inflame the natural jeatou-
, .....1 ..m.,t th sies of different sections of the country.
sunkr.he mouth ofMay-.The hiatiiry of the world is full of such
, in the Mississippi river, examples, .and especially the history
ana ftf aATtiiit1 va -
nma twenty vears ago. , I ne owners are ivmv ,.
ZZ fishing up the remain, of , WWkaveyou to gain by division
hTeaTnd "reck. Vquantity of but- and mensions? a bS
ter was recovered, which was quite good,; -elves with the belief that a breach
and had not changed its taste. - J oace made may be afterwards repaired.
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