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Peep In my bosom's secret cell, There ever dwells a gladdened tone, A voice of seraph melody, To mortal spirits all unknown. No harp e'er woke so sweet a strain No lyre e'er breathed so glad a lay, As that which In my bosom lone, Swells in undying harmony. Storms mar not hush that spirit-voice ; No! 'mid the tempest's loudest roar More sweetly flows that hidden strain, More glad the notes those harp-strings pour. Ah ! yes, 'mid the toils of life, 'Mid agony, and woe, and pain How sweetly soothing are the tones That 6well within my sad heart then. I dwell on earth a wand'rer lone, Yet life ne'er seemed a darksome way ; A lamp is lit within my soul, Which ever sheds a brightening ray. No mortal ear may catch that strain, Or list that thrilling music-tone, The soul's deep chords alone are strung Are touched by angel-hands alone. It is the voice of God that wakes That gladdened echo in the soul, And marvel not that human hand May ne'er the magic power control. A HOPE IN HEAVEN. When golden hope's delusive ray Has from the heart been rudely riven, And rainbow dreams have fled away, How sweet to have 44 a hope in heaven I" When crushed are all the buds of earth, To which the soul was fondly given, And prospects perished in their birth, How sweet to have " a hope in heaven 1" And when upon the couch of death, The spirit from the body driven, We must resign our fleeting breath, now 6weet to have " a hope in heaven i" THE DRYING UP OF THE SEA. There is an interesting discussion in progress jn the National Intelligencer, respecting the pro press of the coral formations reducing the wi ters of the sea to solid land. W. D. Porter in troduced the discussion, and he has been replied to by H. R. cchetterly, our correspondent, air. Porter maintains that the ocean has diminished in liquids, by the amount of the solids formed ' by the zoophiles and shell fish, and that the shores and lines of coasts have changed their form in com equenco of this subsidence of water caused by this diminution. The zoophites sur round the world in a belt, extending 39 degrees from Ihe equator each way. They are constant ly forming solids from the liquid ocean. They have already lurmed sixteen millions ot square miles. And liquids when reduced to solids, gen erally occupy less space. Mr. P. says: " Where rolled many millions of waves, now stand many millions of miles of firm rocks, their bases fast to old ocean's sand, their tops peering above old ocean s blue waves. Mr. Schetterly in reply maintains, that tho' there is a subsidence ot waters, it must bolrom other causes the actual quantity of water on the globe has not diminished. He thinks a dim inution of the sea, would dimmish the amount raised by evaporation, and fulling in rain, and would be destructive to vegetable life. I his sort of reasoning i3 not satisfactory against a matter ot tact, bhould great changes take place on the iuceoi the world, Providence has resour ces to make one thing balance another. And agencies of which we ha'e no idea, might come in to do the work of sprinkling the earth, after the sub-marine land makers hud exhausted a considerable portion of the sea. It is evident that the world is yet to subsist a population vastly greater, than it now does; and that God Is making room for them. And we read that in the new earth which is to exist after the disso lution and re-construction of this u There teas no more sea." And there may,for ought we know, be a crad ual diminution of the 6ua, to make way for the vast population which is to till the world in the millenial state. At least wo need not shrink from allowing the actual progress of things towards such a result, to have its weight on our minds, for fear that God cannot spare the wast ed waters, or cannot preserve the life and health of the world without them. The earth before the liood appears to have been watered in a dif ferent way lroni what it now is. And it very much limits tho resources of Him who made the world, and who set to work the zoophites making its solid land moro ample, to assume that he has no other means of watering the sol id earth, than to devoting to it so largo a pro portion of tho earth's surface, as is now covered by the sea. Puritan Recorder. We understand by our worthy eotemporary that it believes in Mr. Porter's theory and draws from tho Bible an argument for tho necessity, or rather probability of its correctness, against Mr. Schetterly, that although tho waters of the sea and evaporation were diminished, Providence has other resources to make one thing balance another. It throws out the hint that the in crease of the earth may bo for the vast popula tion of the milleneum, but surely Providence which can make a new way of supplying the earth with moisture, could also find a way to sustain the vast population of the earth with the present extent of dry land. The earth was wa tered before the flood just as it now is, by evap oration and condensation. Before man was cre ated, it is said there was no rain but mist, and from this we would infer against Bibjieul critics that after man was placed in the Garden before the flood, there camo rain, u showers that ush ered in tho spring and cheered the thirsty ground." The Books of Moses are profound philosophical works, not falso philosophy, and in no case do we find them contradicting sound science. The hypothesis of Mr. Porter, we be lieve, is founded on very slender data. The seas have no less waters to-day than they had four thousand years ago ; they are a constant quantity. It is true that some reefs and islands have coral foundations but if tho dry land has made encroachments on the sea in some places, the sea has made encroachments on the dry land in others. Where the cities of tho Plain stood, there is now the deep Dead Sea; the waves roll over the walls of ancient Tyre. Where Port Royal stood, tho shark sports, and where the quay of Lisbon once lifted up its solid .walls, alas they now aro fifty fathoms deep below. Tho sea has been making, year after yeur,jreat encroachments on the coast of Norfolk, in Eng land, and where once the large and fine island of Norland stood in the German Ocean, there are only three small inlets. In one tempestuous night, the sea buried the most of it beneath its waves. We could cite various other instances of the sea's incroachment : England was once united to France, and so was Scotland to Ireland the evidences of this appear to be beyond cavail. There is one expression In the extract quoted which we cannot pass over, "liquids when re duced to solids generally occupy lens upaee." Thin is not the case with water, and zoophiles cannot raise a foot of coraline rock without ta king tho material from the sea to build it. They do not make their foimations out of nothing, therefore the waters of the sea cannot be grow ing les9, unless the corals have discovered a way to change the very nature of water itself, con vert it from water Into their lime formations a thing imposfible. The coral formations in crease very slowly. In 6ome of the gaps in the Australian reefs scarcely a perceptible difference has been discovered in their elevation, for fifty years. If there are elevations taking place in one part of the earth, science teaches us that there must bo depressions in some other. By the common laws of the Universe, no portions of any kind of matter are growing less -suehas the drying up of the sea by any organic or in organic action. The sea will never dry up until " the elements shall melt with fervent heat," and when there shall be no more sea, there will not be the same kind of inhabitants on the earth, for our bodies are composed of about 81 parts of water. Scientific American. Manufacture of Stoves in Albany.- The Albany Register publishes some statistics of the manufacture of stoves by two firms in that city. 44 The engines used in each are- of forty-five horse power. The three furnaces, which are used eleven months, in each, melt forty tons of iron per day. The average number of moulds on each floor is thirty-five hundred. The am ount of iron used by each is three thousand tons per year, which, at jjj24 per ton, amounts to an expenditure of 872,000 in each for iron alone. Each part of the busines is carried on in these establishments, from the melting of the iron to the finishing up of the stoves, and the average number of stoves manufactured by them amounts to fifty-five annually. The dif ferent number of pieces of castings will num ber one million five hundred thousand yearly. The number of men employed in both estab lishments is from four hundred and fifty to five hundred, and the wages in each establishment amounts to 890.000 annually. The average sales of each establishment amount from $250, 000 to $300,000 annually. There are at the least calculation, fifteen thousand tons of iron used in the stove manufacture in that city, and the number manufactured reaches one hundred and fifty thousand annually. The aggregate sales amount lo over a million and a halt of dot lars. The number of hands employed is four teen hundred." Judce Lonstrect snvs: "Small is the sum that is required to patronize a newspaper, and mostamnlv remunerated is the patron. I care not how humble and unpre ending the gazette which he takes, it is next to impossible to nil a sheet fifty-two times a year, without putting in- f rv if CAmntltinr fVtnt ij ti?jM-tli t ha cnKwnn'ntiAn ! AW DV 11.1V lUlH l tit b IO II Ul 111 UJV & U IjllVII price. livery parent whoso son is on to school should be supplied with a newspaper. I well remember what difference there was between those of my schoolmasters who had, and ihose who had not access to newspapers. Other thincrs beinff eaual. the first were alwavs deci- 3 O 1 J dedly superior to the last. The reason is plain they had command of more facts. A news paper is a nistorv ot current events, as well as curious and interesting miscellany, aud which youth will peruse with delight when they read nolhimr else. A Fortunate Editor. Tho editor of the Montain Banner, published at Rutherford, N C., being about to start on a ramble in search of health,4and vigor, both of bodv and mind, and subscribers for the Banner," briefly announces the fact to his readers, and then adds: During our absence our paper will not suf fer, but, on the contray, will probably be much. bettered. Uur better half, who has been pro nounced by a competent judge 44 tho smartest man of the two," will have jurisdiction over its columns. She is a staunch democrat, and deci. dediy opposed to the new innovation on female costume; and our only fear is that when we return our readers will insist upon our going aain. Ohio now sends bv way of Dunkirk, over the New York and Erie Railway, her chickens and turkeys to New York City market, as a consid erable profit to the enterprising owners, the price of chickens in Ohio being a dime, and in New York from 30 to 51 cents. Three cents covers the cost of transportation. This is not he only profit; the western chickens are so ela ted at the different value set upon their heads in the eastern cities, that they lay largo errsrs every day on their journey, out of gratitude to their owners. Good Toast. If you would have a slice so toasted as to be pleasant to the palate, and wholesome and easily digested, never let one particle of the surface be charred. Chesnut brown is even far too deep forcood toast: and the color of a fox is rather too deep. The near er it can bo kept to a straw color, the more de- icious to the taste, and the more wholesome it will be. This is done by keeping the bread at a proper distance from tho fire, and exposing it to a proper heat. Jehny Lind at Detroit. The Detroit Trib une, of Monday, says that the agent of Jenny Lind was in the city, on the Saturday previous. and gave assuranco that the fair songstress wouiu give one or moro concerts there, about the first of October. The use of the first Presbyterian church has been tendered for the purpose. As it is not probable that Jenny Lind will visit the interior towns of Michigan, a general rush may be ex pected from different parts of the State to hear her at Detroit. "Adrian Watchtower. Sin is a kind of insanity. So far as it goes, it makes man an irrational creature it makes him a fool. The consummation of sin is, ever, and in every form, the extreme of folly. And it is that most pitiable folly which is puffed up, wun arrogance ana seii-sumciency. The Boston Evening Gazette has a composi tor who has been setting tVDe for it sinca 1817. a period of thirtv-four vears. but who nan not during the whole of that time been beyond a miIa f.Am I T T - i J ., j. luuviiuuj uie nouse. no cmrrca n ran car lor the first time, last Monday. Robert Fulton akd Mr. Baine. In Baine's 44 History -'of Liverpool," just published in Eng. land, the full rredit is candidly given to Robert Fulton, as the successful inventor of steam navigation. He tay: 44 The first laurel in connection with steam navigation certainly be longs to Robert Fulton, who firmed the most iwfui and beautiful art of steam navigation, partly on his own discoveries, partly on the abortive and unprofitable experiments of oth ers. Ho commenced his experiments in steam navigation as earl) as 1793 out laid them a.ide for objects less worthy of his attention umil 1803." Though a printer may be sitting all day, yet in his own way he is a great traveler, (or at least his hand is,) as we shall prove. A good printer will set 8000 ems a day, or about 24,000 letters. The distance traveled over by his hand will average about one foot per letter, going to the boxes in which they are contained, and of course returning, making two feet for every let ter he sets. This would make a distance each day of 48,000 feet, or a little more than nine miles; and in the course of the year, leaving out Sundays, that member travels about three thousand miles. 44 Jecms, my lad, keep away from the gals. Ven you see one coming, dodge. Jest such a critter as that young un cleaning the door step on t'other side of the street, fooled yer poor dad, Jimmy. Don't cock yer eye over that way and vink. If it hadn't been fur her, you and yer dad might ha' been in Californey huntiu' dimuns, my son." An editor in Georgia, who has just "busted up," says he did it with all the honors of war. Although he retired from the field, it was with flying colors; a sheriff's flag fluttering from two windows and the door. The Potatoe Blight. From tho south part of this State, particularly Bristol and Newport counties, wo hear complaints of a very serious rot in the potato crop. R. I. Post. Tt Fostmastris! Pit Of lire itumi. 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The money obtained from subscriptions, (after pay ing necessary expenses), is appropriated to the pro duction of two line engravings, of which every sub scriber receives a copy of each for every live dol lars paid to the publication of a monthly journal devoted to literature and art and to tne purtnase of American Works of Art, which will be publicly distributed by lot among all the members, on the first of September of each year, l lie Paintings dis tributed will be richly framed at the expense of the Institution Subscribers for 1831 receive a copy of Mount's celebrated picture of 44 Catching Kabbits," and a beautiful print of 44 Washington, after Stuart's cel ebrated Portrait, which is admitted to be the best now in existence. There have been about ninety paintings already purchased for distribution, nearly every artist of r. i i. n incut in niu uesi uciu itiul'sliiiuu in uiv tuuee tion, among whom may be mentioned, Mrs. Lilly M. Spencer, T. W. Whittridge, W. L. 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