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"Dili's Kc?igiiatioii> to Lov? too Unfor
I'll drift him,?although on my ebooks/f. know,
Tho' bloom will palo forovc'r t . ^ :.
I'll drift lnm.-T^Uhough In the coro of my h^li ,
I Shall' beaso to love him?oh, nqver ! , '?
f^igF^^ftp^^ tofro past" ,
Will flpa-inoro huV grle^glvori'joys-j.
Til drifuhira,?and hopoin the future roust sonr?
?'er ?fo and its love broken toys:
"' ' ' ? '
I'll drift liim, tbohglrguof and soul-re?ding des-'
^houlh revel,ih.l^Ci ftliHnc of my hear^ ^
,1'U drift uitrivlthuugh' pang."' of;unutterable woo," .}*
"Frof&roy fesora'Should never,depart.
V ? ? V > . * . ? ? . ? ?r- '1
'J'E.cMft m>, though 'jnjscry exquisitely blend, ;
^Ic^&werjjfto torture my soul? '
I'll drift buuv>tho|^h"fates, and.thpu'gl^fu^rl^q shall
TOTO j*rt of;'my life/hut thcAvhoIo.' ? t *
' v ' ' * ?' ; * ?*?'?? ' ?;
ITyi?fJ^iifnjJthough timo sh? hring t.\s\ot more
e bahn nvy l?ne bpyom to soothe? - * j?
&Ql.drfH him,, though kcn^?rthvHhc p|$h*qfoMy<
Be ?srerythlng else butthOiSi?ooth.
? '-lt. - ? ? -7 - ' ?
I'll^?-'i^,'-"tJw^n%rmo a dark remnant of days,
f-A heritage of agotiy live,
drif^ita^thbttg?hostrly omotiohs of woo
In my heni^t to thy. ur^ara.birth should/givp. -
i ye ho|pf'l?ft in my^ioul'
AjftuVrejoiae in'tha misery Sf'fbhh ? ?
BRANClivvitE, S. C, Nov.*20; 180G.
'?" ?' .'? ' '? / T,i.
t LITER^A It Y. ;
_-;v. ? . 1 - - ? ?sr.?,
A .House in tkp Rue d'Enfer.
Tho- next day tho artist took up his abouje in
tho*Leop<Nldstadtr...'FrftnijYw.windows be...oo?>tJ.
Tflfeo^ hottrt,'; .tllCTt^'
i'ore deterniiued-fo watch until he ha'd unrav
elled tho etiigma vyhich had so long puzzled
him. Amongst the windows opposite he had
romarked two, the blinds of which wero alwa3's
.dovnj these ho observed particularly, imagin
ing that this must bo the .countess' apartment.
The third day one of these windows opened,
and the Hungarian came forward and leaned
on tho balustrade Frederick now lifted up
tho curtain of'tho window, behind which he
had until then concealed himself; his eyes
were strained upon the open casement, for ho
imagined that at tho extremity of the apart
ment he peveoived the form of a woman. He
was not mistaken, for a few nfomcnls after she
advanced towards her husband, her eyes cast
down?he seemed to speak to her, for sudden
ly sho looked up, and tho first object she per
cived was (Jarnier; the young man made an
effort to retire, but.it waa too late: he saw her
stretch out both her bunds, utter a piercimr
ery, and fall backwards.
Gamier remained a few moments motionless,
not daring to stir: but ho soon heard the win
dow opposite close with violence, and. when he
again ventured to look, the Hungarian and the
stranger had both disappeared.
Tho Bame evening his'hostess informed <h im
that some one had been making inquiries about
him, his name, his cuuntry, Iiis habits,, and the
motive of. his stay at Vienna. Frederick had
no ? difficulty in guessing from whence these
questions proceeded; he had been recognised;
he saw all the danger of remaining in a coun
try without- friends or protection, and in pos
session of n secret of which some people would
like to etisurc tho safety at any prico; ho con
sequently rciolvcd to bo on his guard; and act
with the greatest circumspection.
Several days passed away, tho windows of |
tho hotel opposite romuined hermetically closed
and Gamier began to fear that the unknown
was gone.
One'evening hp went to tho opera with the
doctor; the two first acts had already been
played, and the curtain was about to rise for
tho third, whon Garnior felt a paper between
his fingers; tho hand which had hold it was
immediately withdrawn, and boforo ho had
timo to turn round to look for tho secret mes
senger, hp hoard tho door of the next box close.
The note contained those.worda';
."Go to tho Huohess lloimberg's masked ball
on Thursday drossed in an Albanian oostume,
and if one/should ask you, 'What do you
want V answor, 'I do not know.' "
Lcblanc had boon invited to this bidl; Gar
nier therefore wont dressed in tho required cos
tunio. His iu\patictioo had mado bhn nntici*
pato tho customary hour, so that y.'beu ho ar
rived there wero but few persons present.
After; having cxamiued nil the masks who
were time,.Frederick took up his position near
the door, to sec tho others as they entered, hop
ing that 1$ chance would cause him to discover
v,,per:-Vm be expected ; bur- the crowd roon
?b]ujed;hiii^ quit*thjs placoj'-he was gradu
ally forced to retire to, tho ''f?nfter 'find of vthe
roo'm," and thcro-he deteruiihcfl to yf?it?.
. Tho'- nightiwasV already far advanced ; tho
dancing hail' begun to flag, and tho 'guests to
turu their attention; towards the supper, which
had been
0 JjgOl
^dancers to puss - on. Perceiving' a doxfrVajpt, j
ho pushed it open and passed finite aimali libra-1
ry, which was lighted.by a'single lamp. .
He Etretehod hjuiielf on a Bofaj^jis^f oVor
.powered' by latitude, abd had -begun to yawn
yory comfortably, w^e.ujiojio'srd the 'treadof\ K
Might fob$6tpp;. he turned round ; a wonian, in
a rich Spanish costume^tood before him.
' "What.do" yo? wantsaid she, in a":low
I jo ntnVkow,' 3 , :?? '. **t*&:f.*
She-sthrtod-itind 'lueReKanxibrfsly "about the
r?oin^ Wibtgfo louitstr," murmured siib*
Sheidrbw nefjfer.*. ?fWhy did , you come tp
Vienna, - \ ' '
".Tdnfindyou." ^... \" " . ".
^The^puhg woi^?n drew * back. "To*, find;
me^and^-hy?/' , ' .
. 4?For Jiie ' second time I < answoivybu,
madam, I do not Icnow. * Your appearance has1.
ttreaqsl. sucn^ oA extraordinary sensation in my
cxistenco,-.fhrit on perceivi?g you again Lwa^
Jeized^with *a'SQyt of nervous curiosity to . get
at tlfe >b^ttom of thig, affair, tuid' I resolved to'
secjou at arty price.- i * '
'"What have, yoi;,*(?.ask of nie?" ; *
; '"Every'?r^^, madamj. for.JT^ i:a\'s not beep
able to guess a single in%ideiit^f the drama of
wtuehjou made me a^witness?=1 might almost {
sny an actor,> Ah ! you have too. elevated and J
ubble a character .jiot to understand that my
impatience to clear up the mystery which sur
sounds this adventure does'not proceed from
idle curiosity* but from a rpmantic hove which
I had conceived el* being' useful to .yen. 'I
wished to speak to ybui^P tbe scoti'ie*.'. ycu [
have rendered me ; for I know that tbb Vert-I
maun, who st^suddeitly gave me the mc^s of '
{??'^V?iu^in|E-voyatix tItalfr; n'tU* tJ'ave|Jt:^^
conunlssiofteVnay^ youf VnaYVfooK-'rbr ri WcrW
hazard was, in fact,- a concealed and Well-ar?]
ranged plot to force me to accept of a favor;
but this f*vor, I wish to know why and on
what conditions it was grauted, -Was it the
reocmponao of my silcnco, or'of some service
which I had rendered you ?"
"Eoth, sir."
"Then I refuse it. madam; positively and
absolutely refuse it," exclaimed Frederick j
warmly ; "I neither sell my services nor my
"For heaven's sake, sir, listen me?you came
bore, you,sa\'3 to servo me; let it suffice you to
know .that all that has passed is irreparable.?
that my misery now weighs only upon myself, j
that your presence may ruin but cannot profit
nio in the least. I am a slave, chained in the
den of a wild beast, who in his rage would kill
me. The secret ycu ask me for, sir, would,
were it known, cost me my life. O! I beseech
you, leave 'Vienna?return into France?you
do not know the dangers to which yon are ex
posed here?you have already excited tho
count's jealousy?you are watched, beset with
spies. It required the chance and tumult of
this ball to bring about an interview; perhaps,
even now, is he searching for me."
Having pronounced these words, tho young
woman looked anxiously around her. Sudden
ly her eyes remained fixed on something at the
further end of the library. She drew back
with a gesture of terror. Frederick, who had
.eagerly-watched all her movements, perceived
iu-?-, looking-glass the reflection of a head peep
ing through the door, which was ajar; lie
uttered an exclamation of surprise, and ad
vanced towards tho door; but it suddenly
opened, and a man dressed in an Armenian eos
tuuio appeared on the threshold. "I disturb
you," said he, in a hollow voice.
The stranger drow back, trembling and dis
"What do you want, sir ? how daro you list
en to us? ail;cd Frederick.
? Without making any answer, the Armenian
endeavored to approach the young woman, but
Frederick placed himself on his passage; the
two men stood confronting each other in an at
titude of provocation and profound hatred.
All of a sudden tho Armenian tore off his mask
and discovered to view tho savage countenance
of the Hungarian nobleman.
"Do you recoguiso me now ?" asked he, with
an accent of ungovernable rage.
"I do not possess the nrt of reading peo
ple's names on their faces," replied Frederick
coolly. .
"Perhaps your companion will be nioro
clovor than you/.' rejoined tho Armenian, ad
"Hack, sir." .
"Down with your masks!"
j "Hack, ! toll you." ?
Tho Hungarian laid his hand on his poniard,
and Frederick on his yataghan; but, at the
same moment, the music again began to play
again filled the ball-room, trod a
:s.. rushed into the -library with
jbt^r/, Frederick profited by the
jicH tlus irruption occasioned to effect
*">* the countess, and when hb returned
^Armenian he was gono. ? J
day he was alono in his apartment,
lging some, traveling dresses in his
the^H^ugiuiivn suddenly made Iiis
sight Frederick shuddered. The
Weed towards him. "Mr. Frederick
fif^ou pltpeo?"' - . . 1:
lie, sir." ?
took" tho letter, mutg wltlwastonish
reopgn?ied - the hand, as the same
. written^the'-ndto wKibh 'holiad al
ived; hfcbp^ned-it/aUd; fejrd''4,he fb?j
?V* ' ? { '
pod only by a miracle yesterday?'
torview would ruin its. If I*cvct
u with tho least particloiof interest
leave |[j|nna immediately;; perhaps I shall
V ?W
a ecco
i. i. ...
of that night, the remembrance of
rould 'willingly wash out with my
% "MAGA11ET."
iiyou finished it ?" asked the count of
are y?uf arms ?"
^ot unddrstaml you, sir."
QIh^rian,'stared at Frederick with a
f sort *n*6?tyage u?tonishnieht. "Haveyou not rc
mhrky^to whom" that letter is addesn-ed ?"
' 'tfficV sir."*
rho wrote it V k
'I?f tfo\know."
., .vcome,* sir, all prevarication is use
ielalmcd tho count, stamping on the
""-?Do yoii imagine that I jim both deaf
is'id?" I never left an injury unpunished
i *, one of us nittst die?yo? know it; dd
t)o escape mo*now.:?we, are not :jt the
Ilohnlvrg's. ^nowcvexJJaifg- you. may
um V will not leave urrwf. y-?u"huve
given me satisfaction." .
After this discourse tho count sat' down, as
if tp show" thereby that his resolution was im
movably taken. On examining the objects
wluch were scattered about on tho marble slab
of the chimncy-picce, be unwittingly took up
Ijjthe medallion which Henry had fouud at!
Basle ; he turned it and recognised the portrait
of the countess.
He sprang from, his chair, uttered a cry of j
rage, and gnashing his teeth, exclaimed, "I will'
this instant'go and fetch my arms; in an hour J
I shall return, and if you still refuse to fight
me, I will kill you."
Frederick remained buried in deep reflection.
It was now that he bitterly repented the conse
quence:! of his imprudent curiosity/ The scene
which bad taken place at the.Duchess llcim
burg's, and the Hungarian's violent jealousy,
had made him resolve tu be prudent; but it
was now too late; the count's provocation hud
wound up the affair in the most gloomy mau
ner possible. It was cortainly very easy for
him to correct the error which had brought
about the quarrel, but he would then be obliged
to tell all that he knew, to reveal a sccrect on
which the honor, the life of-a woman depend
ed ; and this he considered be could not do
without the basest cowardice.. He consequent
ly, resolved to abide by his destiny, whatever it
might be. To this effect he wrote, a letter to
Leblanc, relating to him all that bad passed,
and giving him his last instructions iu case he
should succumb. He'folded it up, and was
about to write the direction, when the .count
again appeared, bidding in bis band two duel
. "I shall bo at your service in one moment,"
said Frederick. ???'
The count laid down hi?ju^??^m The ehim .
ncy -piece. - -
(iarnicr sealed his letter, wrote the direction,
and roso up. "Dolore we go out, sir," a?"ul he,
"I wish to say one word; it shall bc- t'nclast:
I declare, on my honor, that I ncvev loved the
countess, that I have only scon her Iwico; that
T do not even know her name ; that this por
trait, which you suppose to be a token of lovo^
was found by nie at an inn at r,nsio, where sho
had forgotten it."
"Liar, liar !?and the letter V'
"The letter!?she who wrote it has alono tho
power and tho rite to explain it, sir."
"And sho will," said a calm, solomn voieo.
Frederick and the. Hungarian turned round
(.simultaneously. Tho countess was standing iu
thfi door-way. /
"Margaret t" oxclaimed tho count, "what do
you want hero. V
"To hinder you from committing a crime.
"Begone, begone, I say."
"Not w ithout you, count."
" Ah I nro you afraid of your lover ?"'
She east, upon the Irungayian a long look of
dis^m-t, and contempt. "My lover !" said sho,
,with a faltering Voice, "you know very well
that he is -not here."
"But this lottef?this letter, madam-???
"HaYb yon forgotten a youug mbn to whom I
was affianced, and whom, coward-like, you thrown
liko a vile malefactor into prison?"
"Frantz has nothing te do with this affair
"Youarc mistaken, sir; for I loved him ar
dently, fervently,-before I was compelled to be
come your wife, and I loved him still more af
terwards. You had him condemned for. a sup
posej^crime before bur, voyage to France, yet.
ho^oontrived to join me in Paris."
'"Ho!?it'simpossible." -?'.~v^?
"You were absent, sir, engaged in political
inttigues in London?i could receive him with^
out fear." / ".-V- ' .
The 'count str?tched out Iiis hand towards
' "2xot yet, sir," Haid ih? yquug woman w ith a
bitter smile) t'you must first here mo out.
Frantz had beeil in Paris about two months,
when you -announced tyour return. >Ho then
conjured me to flee with him; but I* rcmcin
bored my child?I was, besides, suro that we
should not lie able to escape yotir pursuit, that
Frantz would pay the penalty, of his life?I
wished to save.bun from inevitable destruction.
?wretched woman 1 I. refused 1 I then, re?
ceived from Frantz .ajcttcr which contained
these words'* : ri&jk
"This evening I shall "be under your.-wiudows,'
to seo you or to die."
"I was in the country-*-! arrived in Paris
distracted?I flew to the Luxembourg?the
gutes were closed. I. ran-to this gentleman,
who occupied an- apartment under ours; he
opened for me a private door which led into
the gardens, and when I arrived?Fruntz waa
dead!" ? ' j
The oouutcss buried her face in her bauds,
and sobhed aloud."
"You will now easily understand," rejoiued
she, after a long silencox "why I was so^ dis
turbed when I again perceived that gentleman?
why I was so anxious to meet him?why L
wrote to luiu.4o leave Vienua.", . \ *
,..;The.,cauntJmd^at and listened toallthcdc
lltils of this advcururc*'wittP.f"most tcvrihlJ;
calm, his .eyes fixed, and his lips compressed.
He at last rose,-and,advanced towards Garnier,
who bad remained wonder-struck and mute
with astonishment?"You will quit Vienna'to
?morrow," said he imperatively.
The young man started, and was about to
answer, but the couutcss looked at him. "It
shall be so," said be coldly.
The count then seized his wiftts arm, who
shuddered beneath his graBp, and they .both
disappeared. jgjjfes*
A month after, Frederick met iii Paris, l/fa.'
blanc. who had just arrived from Vienna, fx'lio
two friends had a long conversation togr ^th ?jr.
' Now I thiuk of it," said Henry, "I. ljaye
learned by heart tho name of the Hun g^riun's''
wifc?she is the Countess Margaret Jt' Clcs
"And how came you "to know it'.'"
"I saw it on tho funeral invifc? .'?ions."
"What 1" exclaimed Freder. Sk, shuddering,
"is the countess dead ?"
"Yes, shp died the day -nftcr your departure
from Vienna." J. Q. C.
^Kuko Corn.
Will tho South ever lean^ anything? A
French c^nio upon tho restoration of the
Bourbon-.}, remarked: " They have nothing."
Shall tyc |je. subject to tlto samo sarcasm ??
Whaf- Wo do without corn?
I n tho old times, justJ^fe^&JhA-grent^
of '3t5-'37^]ii?^vwytS?7iy^was run mad on tho
{^ubjetT^ncotton, just as. wc are now, a team
?a poor lean mule team?was staggering up*
Main street tinder a heavy load.. Tho owner
in a sort of apologetic way, remarked to n knot
of friends, "Upon my word, I wish I did know
what would fatten my mules. Pvo tried nux
vomica and nsaafocditaj and every sort ofthing
and it don't seem to do a particle of good.".
" Bid you ever try corn?" quietly asked - tho
Diogenes of tho party. " If not, perhaps you
bad better try it."
Wo would waru tho people to make corn.
Lessees don't soom to care nbout it; they come
to suck out the substanco and then like wild
geese omigrate North with their craws full.
See to it, yon lessors; make it a sine qua hpn
that your lessees shall raise com. Your coun
try demands it. A full corn crib is better than
n full crib of any other kind. Chickens, mules,
darkies and evory living thing rejoices in it.
Who bavc been tho most.successful plantors in
pld times? tho man of com.
We touished to bear sensible men ad
vising \* 3 to make cotton to buy corn with
Ftven tin id Indians have got druiik. We
know sonic largo plantations that hay'nt got
onough shucks to makehorso collar)?. Of course
tho owners of such places "ain't worth shueke."
The startling announcement was
towTn, yesterday, that there wus'ut a
corn irt town. - Ave -we td'liavc a .famia
seems so. If wo bow dmfn to cotton, uml
ship it and neglect corn, wo arc l.?oivut\i><?vcy
in famine. Would- that go'mo ?. J?ueplx^fti??M:
give via a lecture on^tbc:. subject! .-??lie.-is ,\\in
only statesman of whbin wo have over heard w b
got corned .in the right.-Way- Look jit your
situation in military parlance, iii..'n t:aiil
sac'.'.made of, .gunuy sacks, l'ou' vo got;
borrow the money to buy"(the corn._: j'ou'
got to feed mules to hiul the corn. You've .'
to "pay: the driver to.?drive the. rwugon to haul
-?je^vorii. You have lo'. grease 'tH'o;wagon, iteV:
andyoanjftajyn on in the-style of ^thecuw .
with the prmnjdy Tibrt?,'^ivud pile upibo? Ut
ters tha| spring from, an enipty^^
Don't be satisfied with ordinary crops, Uc- $
cause weT/have.to begin to suck reacting, earr
before the mottst'acho'is ofi'thern- .
Let jtll the editors in our land r:use;.the -born ,?>,,
Sdn|?, and let the people join tlic chorus, ''
" Let us do it quiek, before Undo Sam has r ,
chance to Rix us. It is the only thing that i?'m
stamped; that's one consolation.
It's timo for us io speak outrand'-warn tho.
people to pltfht corn! May God bless -as next
'season with a cornicopia of corn. ?
[ffialcJicz 'C'oiu'ii
. SUecp Ts. Otkcr Stock.
The following briefly enumerates some o'.' t)
advantages of keeping sheep.
They make the quickest rot urn for .0?' ; \u
:'vestmentiii them, being ready to c^t V' \hic-u
or four months old, and yielding fleof/j at otitv
year old, and perhaps a land) also. X ? \ -
Their subsistence is cheaper ' Jiau th*fc o1"'
any other domestic aniinals-^-gv^'l?'s;luv<i s-ttok
fodder being all they will requir' 0 ?vvy "scasH))i.
? They supply the family at. all Bea.sons, with
the mcstMelieious meat of tr ie utc?t'eoiivciiietit,
size .for family use.
* .. They prcseut valuablo; products its two forms,
their wool and their ?V'jsh both of which ar(\
#t!aj>ted to home consumption, and- for wile
and b'?tb of which Ap.:ad?ntb^ to,'eUr
rb or distant hia^'ff .r ,
The transpo^/jtrjbu of t
tbctv." to inarket sdiv
is cheaper tha/a of any other live :rt<fck?. (n
blooded) of * JIC t&mts value, and 1be san.idd
true also 9 /their wool compared with other, ani;
similar a/gricultural products.
Woc'i may ic more easily and safely, kept ii
expectation of a better market, thtn any.ot bet
anc) . similar product, as. it is lets liable to fire
lf Isjects. nits or, rotting.
An investment m tiiem^s ^elf-Qiilurgeinp
aud rapidly so, by their annual increase, while
their wool pays much in tho Way of interest at
the same time which is not true of mipy; if of
any similar in vestments.-^-?J[igykn'J Farr.ur.
Cotton vs. Wjiite People.?".White pe?;.T
plo cannot raisp cotton, especially on alluvial
laud!" Nevertheless, the* Baton Kquge A <fvt -
catc of tho 10th, says:
" A friend in this parish, not being able t ?
procure frcedmen last spring" set to work with ., .
his own boys and one white man., and the.
result was a crop of thirty bales of cot tun.
".Wo would Hkp to know where negro iabpi;
has done better. And we -know hundred?, i/"
not thousands who have labored half their Vive ,
in the swamps at farm or other labor, and havVi
only ceased beeauso'they got too rich to work.
Sickly men, perhaps, cannot, especially sheh tu?
have laziness in their bones. For the lalte.
class wo would prescribe an impartial tread
A CoN'knie N't PlSIJN rJlCTANT.?OjJOj,^-'11^
of copperas, known^y?ii^tpI^cTof.. iron.M ?
eos^i^-Lw^'Tbw"''cents, dissolved in four gal
Tons o?water, will most completely destroy ai)
offensive odor. Tho warmer the weather,
tho oftner must the application be repented.
Sprinkling the copperas itself i? about advan
tageous, and, if in cellar, is one of the bei t
means of keeping rats awify.
['Scientific America nl
j To Pr?tect IIoneFS' Hoots.?Gutta per
cha may be nsed to protect tho feet of h\>r??m
from tenderness and slipping. Tr is first c;r,
into small pieces, and softened with hot witter.
Jthon mixed with half its weight of powdered
sal amoniao, and then the mixture incited in a
tinned saucepan over a gontlo. live, keening i;
well stirred. When required for use, melt in
a gluo^ot, scrape tho hoof clean, and apply the
mixture with a knife.
- I I Mil ? ??II
Duel Between a Lady and a Gentle
man.?A gontlomah in California havir.g mad ?
a lady a present of a pair of,pistols, after sever
al trials of skill, fhoy concluded to go through
tho forms of a duel. They took their posit ioVi?
fired at tho word, and to the tenor of the, ladv, ^
tho gentleman folk She throw herself fr.mti..
ally upon the corpse.embracing/and kisiing il
with every emotion of endearment. Und$t' stu-U
magical intluoive the gentleman rcvhfcd and
vose tuilwit from tho t?ViUiuh'' ami-?fttj? they
arc to bo married. . '

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