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I it as . 1 tintanzed him was not laid as I THE WIFE OF TWO 1IUSBASDS .; Halo oi a-Christmas nighcnany years a'got(be- ford yoa and I woro torn, dear ; reader,) - a gay party sat arouiifl tho Gro jn.tu'e library, at , Clcr 'mont UaU telling ghflst stories." :" Tho; day had been a fatiguing one, and be twee a church in the orajnff,tbe tenant; dinner iu ihe great hall,the tellinft. f family dinnpr at seven,the sabbath school children's UuriSirnaS irer,iuu ituauva uuw,au(uJ5 ' . on tho lawn, by early moonlight every vone ws j after hearing abouUl! t " glad enough to give up a dana whch had bcen Xi y : ' - propoaidr aud sit down quietly t.i spend tho'tven- uer husband looked? propos'sdr aud sit down quietly t.i sperul tuo even- ing in agroeable conversition. lhs gioup was nnt large, for General Clermoirt disliked, great paiticaat Christinas bfj only gathered his inti- mates about uiui at that uapiy nine a lew reia- g0t tives, all officer or two, who bad cuino out snfo in . wind and limb from the long war and, Uft the , lUt in I idy Clermont's hands. She madi very few additions , on the-present occarloa she had asked only to of Of h-T Lndiiti frieuJ ; so the ,tbo party uumered but eight in all. It v. as per ' bin thr vpat after nonccdiud been .nniclaimed Upon tho Coutiueit,and people met who lni bsen r - 1 ' ----- 1 - - - 1 . long detained abroad, and. in tin wrm:h of their j3 delight ut seeing home and fitherbind again," cm- U3 trived to put society cn a more intimate tooting Vthanit isolten seen. IUU9, tne gronp 01 weicii 1 spsak, rLight Lave been taKen tor tne mcmoers 01 one fau.ily ; so cordiu sua cornet were ineir manners towards each other. With one excep tion. Jjet me describe them io order as' tho bright flre-li2ht shines upon tha circle. Tirst, comes " General Chiriuont a tall, broul-shoulderpd, white haired soldier, who woo his brigade at Taterloo, , and left hi bright arm upon that U dd. lie has a stern, harsh countenauce, an l seldom smiles ex- -copt when his young wife speaks to him. JcaU ous a Othello himself, somewhat irritable and . hot-headed yet, wilhal, kind heartpd, ho has contrived, in the two years of his marriage, to , make her fear, rather than love him. lut tbis And she leaned back in her chair, and began lay he does not know. At his feet, sits a ' noble ing plans to captivate the elegant invalid, itige-houn'l, with drooping ears, who blinks I think I remember a tale, or rather, somc golemnly at lha Are, yet starts frotn his incipient thing iu real life, that will interest the ladies, llumber at the least sound, and lays his grizzled gaid Colonel Denton, looking up suddenly. 4 It mazzle aflectiouately upon his master's hmd, and ; very romantic, and pathetic, and all that sort nover fails to rec.ive a caress. In the next chair of thing.' reclines the general's old companion .in arms, fady Carolioc laughed. Colonel Denton, a widower of seventy, who has but - How unromantic of you, Colonel Denton just returned to .England, fringing with him a ali that sort of thing !' You should have said yoang'freocli olBcer Maurice D'Estecourt; whose -lt drowu them in tears or, touch them life the colonel had - saved at Quatre Bra?, and t0 heart or something f the kind.' --wh? accompa-afe-d U'tm - tu-Hnnftrpcucu td ?X"your!-U3yea8- said -the cTTioP been proclaimed. - lie had accompanied him to dier, bowing. ' But it really is a strange story. - CUrmont Hall' willingly -they had reached it 1 heard it in France.' that morning, full of health aLd spirits, and yet, rphc Captain opened his eyes, and looked interes afniffht. the voun2 Captain of the "Garde d'Hon- te(i near," looked pale, and worn, and haggard, and . pleading a fcudden indispositicn, preserved an unbrokun silence, and shaded his eyes with his ' hand as he loined back upon the cushions of the ' eaav chair which the general had insisted upon arranging with his own hand, for the boy a he mtotally calbd him. Boyish, indeed, he IooKed, ' with bis beautiful regular features, and his long cnrlin"1 hmir Yet ho had wonhia epaulettes by the most dniiug bravery under the Empercr's eye, and tber-i was a look at limes in his face that told of the lilcnt anguish of a man. And there was one present, who could translate that sorro.wful look only too well. Beide the yonng officer sat a complete con trast a bastling Tory member of Parliament, . whoso vision was blind to anything that w'as not tied with red tape, and whose ears were deal to all addrossci not prefaced with ' My Lord's and Gen tleman.' lie had j nai.e he was called Sir Thomas Overton; Vit ho was more generally known in polite circles as Lady Overton's hus band.' At his elbow, and diawn back a littlo from tha heat of the fire, eat a tall, sad-looking woman, apparently furty yearaof age, dressed in 'the deepest mourning. Sue wfcs the Baroness Rslfenheim, a German lady who had lost her lov er just as he bjca;i her husband, years before, Wnd who had v iwod to wear black till she ex- changed it for her shroud. She was the only in timate friend Lady Clermont possessed, one who pent the greatir part of the year under her roof, .dv Caroline Overton,the acknowledged leader of fohinn. thn toafit of the vdung men. and the ad- miration of the old how shall I describe her ( . w - - . She waa ' beautiful exceedingly with a gracetul, rxlite figure, with regular feaiurcs, a ro3ebud of a iuoulh,nnd the pearliest of teeth the softest of Idnfl pve. the sunniest of golden hair, -and a bloom like ihat iu t'e breast of a damask rose it was no wonder that she turned the heads of every oue who approached her we had Deuor Uivrt hftrin her loveliness, lest ours should begin r whirl also By the side of tho toso bloomed ..n.if' rt was no wonder that the general Jookeil at her so admiringly. She waathedangh- ter of a needy Scotch Lord, who- bad died abroad, living hi only child and btr frtithfurnur.so to return to England as best they might. Till peace nroclaimed they bad dwelt secluded in. a lit- . Ti. French village, and then retur ing W?r natlVC lana, me liauy VJreraiauio bvuu. u fnnndTrctiction t tho hands of ber matemai Trd Clan-Alpine. It was among the UUw . .1 .a..al iio.1 n rC f mul tf enraptnifo! with the elegance and' majesty fn rf Vi nT I tt ted them and two years bad passed Hocestie i5 tho manage vows. Was she happy X 10- 'ii tleastshe was muchpiler than usual, and ?.ight, a ,te j00 0f , misery hannted the depths. aD uuuueri. Conscious of this, she held ii .tien before her face, complaining of rilUaat liht of th Tte general moderated Tnnt .or w.inn. Laav ueraiuino viciuiuui, t.v admire mv iainer s uowers. ne is welcome io tat at her left 4h&nd: thus making the circle com- lie Dest among them and she held the gate open Dleto. Her chair was drawn close to the marble for me, with a winning smile. fire-place, so that tho sat a little in the shade. ' Vivo la France !' I thought to myself 1 An -!. tlift rnritv of.her complexion c.mld Fnodish eirl would have cone into bvsterics if a XUveu vuv.., r- --j - . o o . " - t K.tapn. and the uuskv spienuor 01 m r evca i stranger naa spocen 10 ner in r-ucn a way. much as ho could, bat still - the tcreeithat aside, and he was forced to cor ten t himself by adjniriog the beauti ful band and arm that held it, and the small toot tht rested on the health. Very much in love, with tne aslant soiaier was, even aiier two years tiivj oerrni n as i ?waiB; oesiue r-iuiifie, wnen l marnage.. . , - t ..spruce uay motagiujt suraetuiag, ,aiia nearly .tell ,-1 p'--"v' 4i 1. 1 1 t t -heVeatcTock in the hall struck' eleven;, and -over-1 give joS a I Me U to gul wh4 beforeyoa L-idy Caroline looked up and shfugged her shauU S i Iltnv can we r saUpeneral i Cierrnoiit, ioot.;W Sadenlj into tears, and-clasping her to My dear Sir Thomas sbo exclaimed, f I pos itivlv shall not 1)6 able to sleen a wink to-nigbt I these ghosts and ihobgiH uer husband looked surprised. ' My dear child, how can you be so foolish, No ghost will ever trouble yoa, depend upon it; in,le(?d, if there aie such thiugs, the be3t way to nd of them is to ' Make a parliamentary speech, I snppoge,' taid his pretty wife, yawning. 4Mydenr General, be i3od, and te'l ussomethiDg a little lea horrible, if vou do Lot want to have tnc in convulsions all night.' I am really afi-iend I knov.no stories except sum as I have told you, said the general, look tVr very much asl arned of himself. 4 15ut here Captain D'Etecourt; perhaps he can oblige Tha young Frenchman started, and Bbowed a fuCe so pale, that the courteous host at once with (jrew the proposition he had made. No, vou are not fit, my dear Captain. I bet you not V) exert yourself. I can see that you are really ill.' ' Thanks, General Clermont said a very mu sical, oice. I have a wretched headache. But at any other lime I shall bo most happy to amuse rjy Overton, if it is in my power' 0 bowed gracefully to her, and as she met bn fork eyes, tbecolur deepened iu her check. xMy week?s penance. will be lightened if hcatays here she thought" to herself. 4 lie is .ieaUy as handsome as Apollo himself, and how very stupid my caro s?oso looks be.-ide him. JY'imporle.' And a very pretty girl told it to me by the way. I was gong to Paris on some staff business ; the confounded postillion managed to overturn t,e carriage near a -mall village called Lazun, an(j. as a matter of course I had to stop there two or three hours, while the mischief he hadone to whee!s was being required ' 1 At Ltzui !' exclaimed the young captain, in a hollow voice. The baroness leaned suddenly forward to-ar-range her dross, and her eyes met his with a warn ing glance that restored his sell-possession. 4 Yes. Do you know the place Y said the col onel. 'Slightly. When I was -a child, a dear lis ter of mine was taken ill on a journey and buried there.' 1 Ah. Well, there are other people in the world, 1 imag'ne, who must have a sadder memory even than you of the place. 'Goon, and oardon me for interrupting. I j l u had not heard the name for years, and it startled me:' . Lady Clermont leaned back farther in her chair, and rested her head upon her hand, etiU'holding the screen before her face, lhe baroness watched her uneasily, yet, from her position, was quite free from all observation herself, lhe colonel re sumed his story , 'I was strolling about the plac, as I faid b fore, swearing in Eoglisb, I am afraid, at tho de- j lay ant i smaU C( d the pretty gul stood m the door ot a cottage, laughing at my woe-begone face. Tho warden iu front was verv nrettv.. The Pro- K vence roses w ere in bloom, and I am very fond of them, for they used to grow under my mother's window at home. I-went and leaned over the fence and admired them, then . I mustered cour age enough to puU'off, my hat to her, and rhe smiled and courtesied in return, j Mademoiselle I said, hall" doubtfully, ' this 13 vour home V " Qui, Monsieur,' bho said, running down and a I opening the gate. ' Monsieur has been so good as I took tho goods the gods provided me, la dies and gentlemen, and walked down among the roe3 with a thankful heart, Monsieur is English,' said the pud, looking a my uniform. She might have known that by my accent, but she was tco polite to say so. to t am I answered. 1 And yet, for all that pu win nuk iciuat? i,j ot refuse to gtve me a rose. . I love them forth Paniim thesakeofmy mother, who is deed.' ' Pauline (tbat was her name) looked kindly I 4 n.t am) mllilcrinni no!ntA.nf ll A mrsi ramfant of flowers, placed them in my hand without a word. nA I 1 knnt iniiin oni) mia!ia4 1. acq iritk mn lira ' That is the kiss of peace,' I said, playfully. ; Are you not glad, ma belle, that the war is overr . - . Ah the weary war ! she sighed. ' And th Emperor the poor Emperor You love him, then V 1 said. tho I 4 A flush of genuine French enthusiasm crim- joined hr cheeX and fiiad her eye ' 1 1 I adore Jfiin ive NaplifoQl Vite TEm pereur !' andshe waved her kerchUf in the air. ' :'.f -.nd haVQ yoti seeii ;Lim ?' ?1 ? i j ? ;: - -fNetr.-:;:.. t? . -. y- lIow'thc Ffeoeh Joyed that Man ! I was won Tbere vas a faidtria CUreipnlpLl3yl , CUnlont's, chaii''buTit' was,lost n the general .chores o( xcla?uatiftftThe -youngFrenchmaa was lyiug silently bock among his cushions as if asleep. 'Odd"! wasn't it V said the Colonel, flead with. the. excitement he hud. caused. vYou may imagine how startled I was I It was the stone I had stumbled again -t a plain' mar de cross, with a wreath of immortelles carved ..upon - it No na'ne-no date.. Pauliae watched me anxiously vaa I bruVhcd back the rqse bushes and searched tor some trace 01 the little creatures name, or rank in life, &nd shook her bead with a sigh whe I gave it up.' : ' Whose is it ? Who can have selected such a place?' I exclaimed. . N. ; - V Monsieur will not be angry if I tell him V ' 'I why should I be angry ?' . ' Because it compromises tho honor of a coua: try man of his.' . ' ' AVhat the deuce ! An Englishman I don't believe it '.' exclaimed theGenend, hotly, starting up in hischa'.r. - ' it , ' Fauliue said there wa? a private marriage. You fee, ."some '.English ialy, ery young and beautiful, staid at Lzun for a . long time during the war. A French officer saw her ; they fell in leve with each other, acd ss his regiment was not then ordered abroad, they met very frequent ly, .then came the tale ot the private marriage. They lived in the little ccUage, and planted the Provence rose I had. beeu admiring. Almost a "jear passed by, then the your: , olScer was sud denly ordered away, l he young girl staid be hind with her, cMklj who had just come to make them happier than ever. Pour thing ! if she had done any wrong, she Buffered for it : "fc'r tidings came first ot the expedition to Moscow, then eowp of the young officer's death. . He had been sabred at-the head of his1 regiment, and was left upon the battle field, among the dead. The mother had a brain fever on hearine" tho dreadful tidinas. When she recovered, and asked for. her child. they Could only show her its grave. So jdie left the cottage audi the-; Provence roses, and no one ejfrawhr-iace- aeau-i Aniyi-'Tbt?lur4heav7r asked Lidy Caro line, who hardly knew whether to be shocked or grieved at the tale. : ; God knows I do not said' the1 old soldier, bluntly.-- I only know I was very glad to leave the place It made my heait ache to look at that little grave ! 1 hardly think the poor mother her self could have looked at it more sorrowfullly than V , ' - - The sareen trembled so violent! in Lady Clermont's hand, that she aid it aside. The General- looked at her, and turned pale. V 4 How long ago v. as all this V he said in a con strained wr.ee. f Let me sqe, nearly five years at least more than four.'' Lady" Clermont and her fiiend exchanged a look as a cloud began to darken over the old man's brow ; then the Baroness threw up her arras and uttered a stifled exclamation ' Help ! help ! the Baroness is fainting said D'Estecourt, starting from his chair. And before any one olseoojld rjach her, he bore her" in his arms to the farther end of the room, and dished the window open. . . ' How ca'a I ever thank you e rough" for Faying Ae j oh Margaret IV he murmured" passionately, and toe general hurrying.up just at this moment, caught the iaU two words, and felt a load sudden ly taken off his heart. No doubt the Baroness was the heroine of the story, and drawing a long breath of relief, he djd his best to shield her from all observation. ' It Was the heat, my dear friends ; it was the heat, Geraldine,' be kept, saying, ' and it is very Hte ; past one o'clock. Ic is time we were all in had vou not better aecomnanvVmir friend to her roro ?' Lady Geraldine offered her arm in si'ence : the r j " - - - - uumj iiuuvu uuu iicw uacK , an suuub uauus, and gave each other the kind-wishes of the sea son, and theu-the ladies left the room. In lesi than half fn hour the gentlemen followed, and darkness and silence reigned in the lower rooms .of the Hall. ' But in an upper one, a little boudoir, opening out of the chamber of the Baroness, a strange scene was taking place. Two figures stood side by side, while the Bironess half reclined upon the. sota, was weeping Ditteriy ; at-last they threw themselves into each orher's arms. "... -'I thought vou dead, Mnuric9 I thought you dead believe me lK sobbed Lady Geraldine. Enfant do not doulit it : And not for worlds wcu'd . I have- come here, had I known whofeguest I was about to become. There is but one thing left for me I go at once.' Oh Mauricii ; my own ; I never can-, part with you a a u 1 lase me with you. ' Geraldine' faid the Baroness rissin 'vou must, noii luaurice, persuaue her lor me. ' not fear m,' said the young man, gent ly. ' GcTaldinc, jousie is the life blood of my heart ; scd yet 1 have yon. The- secrecy we wer3 obliged to observe -the fact of our marriage by a Catholic priest, alone, makes -it illegal Ice re. The law wonld pronounce you his wife ' not mine, at u . i ..t .. j uu uuuiiu inuuii , juu were nappy with till now ; and his life is bound up. in you. Geral dine Ikn qt& ; know,' she said, withdrawing her self from his embrace. You are right. Maurice or hi aake, this awful secret must not be made u blic. But are yotr going to-morrow V . To-night I' ha eaid, pasaioaitely, Po hinfe I esq remain iinder;t.he Barae r c of- vAx jo ipth ? I .. arranged jt this inornia ; in. ba1. fa hour my. servant will come, : appaKritly. with im portant despatches, and I shall co to-niffht.rr v - ' Tllihk of - thn Travrt nr.dpr tlio" --Trnvrn"r ' A'post-cliaisc dashed .into the courtdo- The husband and wife spoke for the last time those dear names -touched for the last time each other's lips then Maurice was harried away by their confidante, and Ger- aldine s ink upon her knees. . .. Oh, God protect hirfT V she encd.' 4-And help n;eto do my duty, for I am wretched.' The Baroness glided softly back throtf-di the silent passages. . 'He has gone and all is safe! God help you both !'- she "said, leading her friend towaras ner chamber, and drsmiss;rig her with a kiss. - - When the General entered, half an hour later, Geraldine's eyes wcrr closed. Little one,' he said, "cheerfully. i our friend D'Estccourt has been suddenly called away to Paris. His servant was sent for him I have lust seen him rtT. Pv thp wv i oeneve tie ana the Baroness knew some thing of. that story to night. Very odd that the Colonel should happen to repeat it before them, was it not ?' for sale: "j HERRING FIRE PROOF IKON SAFE, LARGE size. ; CREECH & Ll TCI IFOR I), Nov. 5. 12.-4t Com. Merchants & Auct! oneers. CARD NOTICE. mHERE is now ready to beif-saed from this I)c- partment to the different counties in the Stale, a lot of COTTON AND WOOL CARDS. 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