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Am4 ak taa rtcm ut taa a;
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THIS YOUnO X7ID0T7.
aa to BMdMt tat rpt VaakroU
Tra aa4 aary, fcat aat buti,
Xlka aa ayato, rtx a4 bmU,
Vat tea ra( a4 sot t 14;
Silf lavliiBfi aalf rfaubha,
a4anUg, a4 mam ar
Taara la atecatef U kar 4teK
Taara la Jaagar 1 ktr aja.
Ska kaa ata4te4 kaataa aatara,
da la arkoa)4 la afl kar at ta,
Ik H takaa ktr 41lu,
Aa tka alatraa af aU kaart
Ska raa tail tka vary aiaaal
Waa ta rlgk aa4 aka ta ratt;
Ok C bm14 la loatlmaa ckaraalag,
Bat a UU.W kfl tka mkttm.
Afa fo 4 f kaw my tartan
Will kar kaa4aM me kaantaa l
Ar yMi angry T tka la rib4,
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Ara fmrn mlrtkrul t ka lar Uagkiar,
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Ska taa lura, aa4 aatak aa4 atey yat.
At tka tartar 4h Iba traut,
Ta 44 batfkatara af forty,
Wka Sara V aa kaM aa4 tea,
Tag Aamtraaa af twtaty,
ITuk yaar te-te ki la fmmt yai
Ta nay aracth all 0a laaaona '
Taagkl kyrl4 laaa tka btl.
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A STOUT WITH A M01AL.
TUi worlJ would hardly bo worth
Wring In were it not for flirtstion x
Ulmtd the gny and thoughtless (m
bei Leo, as she laughingly entered her
slant's room.
I hopo you aro not ssnou, she satd.
'Thcro's nothing like flirUtiont' criod
the mrrv Isabel. But you look re
proachluf anffry
Oh, I am rot anry replied Mrs.
.Herford, with a meUncholly imilo.
'Hat yuvi are dispensed.1
Yoar words awaken recollection
which cause me to fosl sad, Isabel;
that's all. Sit down here by my sido,
and you shall hear t story or one of my
flirtations, which way change your
Blind
Isabel sat down, look Inj thoughtful
And her atnt continued:
. 'Wheiv J was younff, like, you' I was
?alte as gay and though tleaa as youaelf.
was callod a coquetry and I shame to
confess it, gloried in the namo, until the
occurrence I am ahont to relate.
'JIulf a dozen times a year I used to
.it C , and spend a wek or two in
the pteaaant society in that place
Thero I frequently met a pale, hand,
some, sneitlve youn man", named Gil.
borne, who paid me tery flattering at
tenlions, making me the theme of po
.io efTusiona, and wtU whose partiality
J ws well pleased.-,
Jwaa warned by many well meaning
friends againat encouraging the ad.
dretfes of so impulsive a person rs Gil.
borne, who thoy said waa more serious
than I, and might end by falling more
deeply in Ioym with me than I expected
or deaired. I laughed at the idea, and
finding the attentions of theyoang poet
till agreeable, I conlinuod to rcceito
them until it was too late.'
' Too late! IIow so, aunt?
- 'Why, to my astonishment, ho one
dxy made a passionate declaration of
love, and offered me hla hand.'
And you did not love him!
' No chilJ, I waa only pleased with
him. But eren then I did not supioe
that bis lore was moro than a sudden
impulse, which would pass away with
my visit to C . So I respectfully
declined hia office, laughed at the idea
of marrying at the age, and begged
Aim to dismiaa the subject from his
nlnd. On the following day I left
C and returned homo.
'Lttitrs a cd poetry followed rjae,
breathing tba nc:i trZczt Lrrctlon,
adbunaiej with the tlczizzct love.
They bore no came, but I knew tly
were from Henry Gilborne
ginning tobs very much annoyed.
took fnunaril with mv friends, and do
termined to send all epistles back to
him unopened. I returned two letters
in this manner, and received no more,
but two or three weeks I received a
newspaper in which there was a sonnet
aaarcaseo 10 me, unaer s ucuciuua name,
and eintd with bis initials, lie had
discovered a new mode of reaching me
with hia passionate effu.ions and from
that timeaaongor sonnet signed II
G ,' came to me from C Gaset te.
nearly everv week.
'At this time Mr. Berford waa paving
me nis aaarcsaes. 110 was one or na
ture's nobleiuen frank, generous, firm
in what he considered right, and A gen
tletnan in manners. Having J earn od a
leir-sa fron the unhappy termination of
mj laar. siriauon, x receivea ur. licr
ford's attentiona in a di-erent manner
from what I had been accustomed to do,
and io A short time we were married.
'The ceremony took place in church.
I loved II r. Berford. Gilborne waa at
that moment entirely forgotten, and I
waa perfectly happy. I had not a
thought to disturb the peaco of my
mind, the calm of my heart, which 1
had 10 willingly, gladly given away
until, as wo were passing from the
Church, my eyes fell upon a wild, hag
gard figure standing near the door.
'It was Gilborne. Hi face waa fear
fully pale, his lips asby, bis eyes gleam
ed with an unnatural brighinc&a, and
he trembled in every limb. I started,
uttered i suppressed cry, and shutter
ing. clung to my huabund'a arm. A
pang went through my heart a pang
of rcmorso and dread which I shall nev
er forfrcL
"'What' the matter?' Edward ask
ed. I could not reply, but he saw my
eyes fixed on the unhai.py object in the
doorway, and knew why I uuddered,
for I had told him something of my un
fortunate flirtation.'
'Is that Gilborne?' he asked.'
Yes, I rau mured.
'By this time ail eves were fixed on
the unhappy matt, it was nut hie pale
face and wild cyo alone that attracted
attention; his dress waa dUarrmvcd,
his long dnrlc hair fell in disordered
locks about hi checks, and hie rar
ments wt;re covered with the tlunt of
travel. But whilo nil cjci wero fixed
on him his wuo fixed on mo alone;
aud iu my alarm and confusion, I fvlt
the blood fursuke my clivals, and then
burn tli em ltkofiru.'
Gilborue fell back a we approach
the door, aud bowed aotcnnly with hia
hand on his heart, as wo iHMcd out I
waa ftud to loa, atght of nicn, and I ur
dently hoped his pasnion would bv
cured.
pat .bls ln;are. asf h sioodherejn
tho doorwaj', haunted my brau?, aud it
was many hours Lcforo I could compose
my nc If.'
I was beginning, however, to fecial
cano again, in the midat of my wedding
gucata, when a domestic cttino to mo to
aay that a person wiahed to ace mo In
tho hall. Thinking it was some Invited
Iricud, who had arrivvd at a lute hour,
I hastened to the door alone. Imagine
my con-tornation, when I saw the wild
figure of Gilborne standing before me.'
"'How do you do,' he asked, addrcn.
tug mo by my maiden name.' 'Won't
you shako hands with me?'
'I cavo him my hand.'
"'You tremble,' said he, fixing hla
wild eyes upon my fate. 'You aro not
afraid of me, 1 hope?'
"Oh, no 1 replied, in an agltatrd
voice, fur his strange manner frightened
roe, 'why should I bo afraid?' Come
In.
" No, thank von; yol hate company,
I boo, and I mako one guost too many.
And I am not drcsaod for a party,' said
ho, glancing at his dltordored attire.
80 you will excuse me. Ha, ha!
Wouldn't X cut a pretty figure?'
"But I cannot talk with you here,'
said I."
" 'Oh, I will not dotain you a moment.
I havo ha, ha, ha! I have a question
to ask which Is really so absurb, when I
think of ill cannot help lauchln,'
"Ikew better,' he continued, 'but
they say It is so, and to salif,' them, I
was determined to come and ask you,
for I suppose you ought to know, if
anybody. You are married hat ha!
huf I had such a qoccr dream; 1
thought I was standing in the church
door, and saw yon coming out with your
huaband, ana you would not apeak to
me. Wasnt tt quern and j anew all
tho time ynu would never marry any.
body but mo. And we uro not married
yet, are wer Uut who is hero to-night?
I never saw you drcsaod ao beautiful be
fore? Ah!' lie added, striking his foro
head, 'I dreamed you wero dressed so
at your wedding.'
Thus the wretched rosn went on,
sometimes laughing and sometimes shod
ding tears. I knew ho was inrane: I
tried to stop him, bnt I waa too much
frightened to apeak. In my agitation,
t tooic hold ot mo bell wiro and rang.
A domeatio came, and 1 sent for Mr.
Bedford.
Bedford! who la he?' tried Gilborno.
grasping my arm. 'They told me that
was the name of your husband; Say
yon are y on are not marriid, are
you?'
"Yes, Mr. Gilborne, I replied, 'I am
married, and here la my husband.'
'To my groat relief, I saw Mr. Bed
ford advance into the hall. Gilborne
started back, fixed his eyes npon my
husband, with a wild fierce expression,
which caused me to fear lor biro.
Brt Edward waa undaunted. Be
turning Gilborno's gaze with a firm,
steady, commanding look, he advanced
towards Mm And demanded what he
wasUd.
'The xJaneroo spirit of the iosano
man was completely subdued. He
hung his he Ad and burst into toars.'
"Nothing, be murmured. 'I want
nothing now 1 have boon dreaming;
1 win not troubio you again. JJay you
bo happy.'
'He turned and staggered out of tho
door, and 1 beard his unsteady footsteps
die away in the distance.'
'Poor wretch, muttered Edward, aa
ho kindly took my hand, 'be is tq be
pitied! But you are agitatedl I hope,'
be added, in an anxious tone, 'you have
nothing to blamo yourself for in this
matter;
"I wish I had not,' I exclaimed, fer
vently. 'But oh, Edward, I feel that I
have acted wrong; although, heaven
knows, I never intended he should lore
me.'
.'Well, do not reproach yourself too
severely,' be rrtlied, ia a .TAS'Jrr.fJ
voice. Let tif go balc to" the parlor
and fbrget, what has taken place.
We returned together, and Edward s
presence alone sustained me for the rest
of tho evening. Fear, pity and re
morse made mv heart fnint. and mv
. J
cheek pale, ah, I was wretched.
I think I understand your feeling;'
said Isabel, who listened with deep in
terest. 'I know bow I should Lave
felt under a conviction that any thought
leanness of mine had ruined a fallow be
ing's happiness perhaps shattered hia
intellect! But you heard from him
again?'
Listen! lie disappeared, ror more
than a year he wai absent, and nobody
knew what had become of him. At
length there came reporti to C , of
a thin haggard youth, who wandered
about the country, begging lor his bread
from door to door, civing in roturn tq
a a
charity the touching songs, which he
sung in a soil, mclanchony voice, and,
the musical tones of an accordeon be
carried with him, which played with
peculiar felling and skill. Everybody
treated him kindly, for although he waa
evidently of an innuae mind, there waa
mildness, a melancholy cntbusiasm
about him which won all hoarta. Search
was mado fur him. His friends were
not miaUken in their suspicions. Ho
waa tho wandering Gilborne!
Oh, aunt!' cxtuimcd I.sabcl, tears
filling her eyes.
They carried him back to tj .
For several weeks ho scotued contented
to remain at home, but at length his
disposition to wander returned, and he
disappeared again.'
'One chilly, rainy day, I was sitting
alono in my room, amuaing myself with
my first child then about six months
old when thcro wua a ring at tho door.
Our domestic had gono out, and there
being nobodv in tho house but mo, I lull
Klla on tho floor, and went to opcu the
door'
.1 atartH bck with.ftnxclitpfttion of
alarm. Gilborne, urencod with tho coiti
ruin, was stunding on the step." My
first im preaaion wan of fear, and! ahould
havo shut the door in his lace, had he
not looked up to mo and said in a mvl
ancholny loico '
"It ruins, mayicornoinr
'I waa touched. 1 held tho door open
whilo he entered. There was a flru in
tho sitting room, and I mnde him sit
down beforo it to dry his clothes. For
ten minutes not a word was spoken by
either of us; but his wild oyes followed
me about the room wherever I went.
I trembled with an undetinablo drend,
and oh! how ardently I longed to hear
tho foot steps of Edward in tho hall.
I tried to speak to the wretched man,
but for some resaon I could not; and
his eyes still followed mo In sllenco.'
'At length, to my dismay, I heard Ki
ta crying iu tho next room. Gilborne
started.'
Vis thAt your child?' he asked.'
I trembled as I replied that it was.
Turning deadly palo, ho started from
his scat and approached the room from
whonco the crying proceeded. Much as
I foarod him, I caught his arm. The
thought that in a moment of frenny ho
might do violence to my child, made
me deape rate.'
"!You muat not go thero!' I said.'
I can hardly toil what followed. I
remember that his eves glared upon ino
with a momentary blaze of manlao pas.
slon, that ho pushed me from him that
a dizzy sickness came over me, and 1
foil apon tho floor.'
When I recovered my senses, T saw
him bending over my darling Ella, as
ahe lay on tho rug, gazing up with ba
by wonder in his laco. With a cry oi
terror I sprang forward. Ho ruliuuf hi
houd. There waa no trenzy: but tears
gushed from them, and rolling down Ms
allow checks, full like rain upon the
fate of my child.'
Hi kissed her, and rising from hia
knees, and hcihrlnir my pardea in a soft
and melancholy voice, aud wonU so del.
Icato. that I burst into tears. Uolore J
could spoak he was gone.
"How singular! exclaimed Janabcl.
From that day Gilborne' inaanity
disappeared, Ho is nov a minibtcr in
'Is that the man, that pious, benevo.
lent, mild preacher whom everybody
lovca so well'
Tho same. Ho turned to Heaven
the affocticxs which wero thrown away
upon my unworthyself. Ibeliovehe in
happy, out even now, whon I hear of
thoughtless flirtation. I am pained by
the reflections which they call up.'
They seldom have such auelancholy
termination, lear aunt, timidly sug
gested Issabel.
True. Disappointment in lovo gen
erally leaves sorrow in the heart, with
out shattering the brain. But thero uro
beings of auch fine and sensit ve na
lures, that the health of both tboir body
and mind depend upon the soundness
of their affoctions.
'Isabel bowed bar bead to bide a
blush and a tear; and irora that time
she wa never known to indulge in
tbo-aghtlcss flirtation..
Htfas C::i!3 cal
On TbL sday ni-
Choate delivered a;
Mercantile' Library
rtrillmUton.
Lii,:Hon. Rufus
;ture betöre the
'.-ciation in Bos
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Ircture, pub
aakethefol-
ton, on Bcrr, rsd II "
was crowd S) 'to Its
From an at, :t
lished in the TraveUr
lowing exüx:t ; - '
Mr. CboatVrct v;
duction were ' TLj I'
ton." Washin-:;n, L
the fonnder, leader, t? .
ty. From the hoar r
nobly on the ban La r
till he died so grand,'
he waa eminently r
peace, first in the ha.-. .1 -r-M
I Hrrd r1--! r:
'ttrhis Intro
cf Washing.
, wts nevet
cr cl opar.
'.-3 itOOd tO
!! hany,
"i mi teil
asleep before our s.i f IV auuiryf bi
ogTapby, all the records of als day gave
him to our memory only as our father.
It was hia to do auch national things
only, aa we ail understood,' appreciate,
honor to the last. Thero might have
been a few who were glad when he
died, but bis lurvivora spoke for all
men, when they thanked God that be
laid hla pure and white frame where
misfortune could not harm it, or calum
ny tarnish it. On the &y thtt he
died, our age of party began.
And Among tho partisans whom we
would consider was Aaron Burr. Burr
in lour years, ending with 1779, rose to
tho command of hia regiment in the
revolutionary war, cvrey where equal to
himself, everywhere unsleeping, skill,
full and brav-. And this was all that
remalnod to us of him. AU the reat of
his lifo was as nothing to us
In 1701, party through the unpopu
larity ot ttchuykr, and partly Iroru
other causes, he was elected to the Sen
ato 'f th United Sutca, was chosen
vice president la lbOU. and in an evil
hour competed with Jefferson for tho
Presidency, by which he was ruined in
1SU1. His duel with Hamilton in 1SU4
completed his ruin. After 1779, thero
fore, as a public man iu the service ot
America, he appeared' before us fao
more. "v'
Where was he in tho dark unrest of
eight years, where was ho when tho
peoplu were called on to vote on the
grandest and hardest question that ever
exercised the heart of roun ? Jefferson
was in France, John Adanisin Hollui.d
in the diplomatic service, and might bo
hilent; but Burr was hre, and what
aid he ordid he to hclplorra the gath
crlng opinion of America in that day ?
In him of the lover, the guido of Auu-r.
ca, of tho people thero waa nothing.
Hewus silent while the 'Constitution
was being formed. XoloT"aud poliahed
ho stood nlouf, adrn'red only himself,
1 i ..il.-. Lid frleiv I.Ti ImlM J him.
elf. 'rocurlfcd 1 t ii 0" bla tfu iv a wf liTa f1
lifo. Ho inspired .tho discerning with
distrust. He wun trou .the mass no
love. . k
Doubtless he loved his dsughtcrdcar
ly, poasilly some warm friendships he
acknowledirod. An extraordinary pow
crof impressing others he had and he
exercised it; veneration bo had not for
his Creator, lor nuroanity, ior any o
lemulty of life. Ho spared not man in
his passion, woman iu his lust, norths
Union in his ambltiou.
But from him we would turn fondly
to tho public lilVaud services of Humil
ton. Hamilton's csrecr ended when
Federalism went down for the lust timo.
Ho did well for his country beforo the
Involution, and during tho war, und uf
ter it, he was tho first and foremost of
great men.
After tho Declaration of Indepcn
donee, Hamilton and Jefferson walked
in paths divergent, then finally iu hos
tilo paths. Alto 1731 Jefferson became
tho former, the champion, the child, o
tho Democracy. Jetlerson had grown
to to tho hater of lor 11. s und ceremonies,
of soldiers and of kings, and a lowr ol
man jmd ot America. Hamilton, on
the contrary, hud, during the rovolu.
tlonary war, in the family of Washing,
ton, obtained a military education. All
tho lessons of thut wur ho know by
hcart. Men afiorwards called him uu
aristocrat, a monarchist, and was there
not enough in tho wur of independence
lo mako him so? l'Vgm terriblo news
alty ho haJ learned to look u)on diacip
line, subordination, obedienco to law,
as tho highest ol the duties oi ruan.
In tho era between tho cloao of the
Kovojutlon and the adoption of the
ftnlerul Constitution, wo found lib grout
eat services. Iu that day wua lutuiud
lliv public opinion which gave us the
Constitution under which wo now live,
ilo first taught us thut our cwiisolida.
lion into a single Stato would not con
suiuie tue govern kcfvv ior( i.cu uu uuu
fought aud which wo wanted, tiooner
than any other bo discovered that a
division between tho blute aud the na
tion wua practicable, and to him it great
deal moro than to any other man was it
duo thut the Cotiveulion at Aniiupolis
robe above tho mere office of amenumg
an old lorm of government, und took
tho I'cspous.bility of subiuiuiug u Con
stitution entirely now. Liko our own
W.cbatcr, ho wua unaccuatomod to flut
ter tho people, and -tit 0 bitn ho was ac
cuatomud Ui servo the in.
In that ago wero sown tho seeds of
our party live, but who dared uow to
raiso u bund against the ytem of gov
crnmciittheu originated? Who dured
tu"aay that tho arch of empire raised by
tho lathers should not continue to spau
the continent?
We might compare Hamilton with
him whom be most resembled Thorn-
us Jotfersoo. We did not kvek to dis
tinguish them till 1733, for up to that
ÜOUr, IQOUgU Ol UlUOiau ao um vow
peramenu, they bad. without Jcoowicg
it. worked terotber. IkCbre and duriug
the Bevolution, w saw tn'wbero the
ooe impulse pervading too boldest and
tne fiigueet. Here sna ipere 0 raigot
see prominent individuals displaying
eminent traits, as Mason, Franklin,
Randolph, Henry, Adams, and Jeffer
son, but in point of fact, these wero no
body and nothing but the old first Con
gress. Et ery where in that day wo be
held old age casting away his crutch,
and sighing for the strength of youth,
the middle aged leaving the plough in
the furrow, and wives and daughters
sending to the field their doarly lov:d
ones all joining in thatwidecry, "Give
me liberty, or gfo me death 1" Before
such a cry as that, all individuality be
camo dirsipnted. .
. Many and renowned nsmes, doset
I cv-ril' i splendidly to the great
" ' ' ct eT.r-?rdinary stnta
t;-i f 'Ind'tJetvJr ' -'
limed, all thatrHaimltoc and Iii, cow
perS 'had 'spoken or' d'ohe. It was
through them the voice of a whole peo
ple.' We could not criticize that compo
aition as il deserved. Interpret and
lovo It we could. We would not add to
it or take frcrn it a single word. We
would not make its tone higher or low
er. In this connection Mr. Choate free
ly eulogized tho Declaration of Inde
pendence,, and said he had speculated a
to bow much that rvm&rkable paper
was moulded by tho mind of Rousseau,
and argued that among his works were
the spoken eloqucrce of Mirabcau, and
the written eloquence of Thomas Jef
ferson. ,
Row a Gaxae ef Chess Helped Colatabus
toBUcvver Ar::rica. '
According to the old Spanish tradi
tion, Columbus' discovery of America
is mainly due to a hard fought game of
cnesa. t erdinand or rpm passed too
later hoars of tbe day over the chequer
ed board; bis principal antagonist being
an old grand eo, whose skill put the
monnrch'a powers at a severe test. Co
lumbus had long been dsncing attend
anco at tho Court in pursuance of the
one airr of his life the grant of an
expedition in sesrch of a new world
and although ho had hitherto failed In
hie aim, yet he had enlisted tho sym
pathies and support of the good Is
abella. Ferdinund was one of thoso
matter of fact men, who objects to fur
theringthe schemos of enthusiasts, and
withheld his consent to a Now World
expedition being formed.
Poor Columbus would long beforo
have sought assistance elsewhere, but
Isabella prevented him, and redoublod
her efforts with her husband. The day
arrived when tho great Navigator was
to receive his final anawcr; he wenda
his way towards tho paluccnt night-full,
more with the intention of bidding
udivu tc his Royal IVronh,than from
any hoi Ä of succmsiwIUi Ferdinand.
av!lv.d notntO?re.froi'tfuc"u fief
If and Coluinbcs to del'out, und on
se
tho lalter'a arriving, sho Immediately
Bought tho King, who, being ubaorbed
in u hard-fought gamo with tho aforo
mentioned old nolle, was not in a likely
mood to bo bothered by the application
of an importunato sailor. Tho Queen's
interruption hud tho effect of merely
distracting tho monarch's attention,
causing him to loso his principal pieco,
wni it loiiowcd by a voliy of Impreca
tions on suitors in general and Colum
bus in particular. The gamo grow
worso and worso, and defeat ecomod
evident.
Now Isabella, without ever playing,
had picked up considerable knowledge
of tho gamo by Matching her husband
und tho nobles, and whon Ferdinand told
her that her protege should bo success
ful or otherwise, according as the game
rctullvd, sho immediately bent all her
energies upon tho board. The content
hud been unuxuslly long, and tho cour
tiers clustered round the table, amuned
tho excitement of tho King and the
quiet satisfaction of his unlugonist.
And so the game went on, which wns
to decide the discovery of a now world,
until Isabella, leaned toward her hus
band's ear, and whisperod, "you can
checkmute him in four moves. In tho
utmost natonishmcnt tho King ro exam
incd his gamo, found that his wife's us
senior, was correct, and announced it
few minutes subsequently that Colum
bus should di-purt on his voysge of dis
covery, with tho titlo of "Admiral of
tho Fleets."
Lola Mostiz on lit act v. To define
what wns beauty wssn very greut dilti
culty, lor if sho set upon a beauty in
1'urin, when sho reached Conatuntinoplo
it would not do, Thut which wua bonu
ty at New York, was deformity at Pekin.
In China painted fuces and plucked
eyebrows wero comidrred truitsof beau
ty ; aud if the foot was largo enough to
walk upon, it was looked ujuin as u grout
deformity. Baid Voituiro, "ask a toad
what was beauty, and ho will tell you It
was his femalo with two largo eyes pro.
jecting out of u small bead. - With the
modern urceks oorpuicnoy was tuo
perfection of lomulo boaut'.
Hair is a beautiful ornament of wo
man; but it is 11 disputed point what
color it should bo. Most people look
upon red hair at not to bo endured, but
in tho lime of Queen Elizabeth, it was
lashionablo, und many who had black
liuir wero in the habit of wearing rod
fronts, so aa to bo in tho fan h ion. Cleo
patra, that great bounty, bad red hair,
ar.d the Venetian ladies to tho present
day counterfeit yellow hair; ao it would
bo seen that beauty was u fickle (.abject
to deal with, and sho was auro all the
lovers of the prosent day would havo
their own view concerning it, in spite
of her. Io Cbins. to bo a beauty, a
woman must have tbio lipo, ao thin that
they were no lips at all. JaCixcmia
straight noses were looktd upon with
great favor while oa the other aide of
the taoustaia fiat &os, tawoy skin,
and eyes, three incbea apart .yero the
very acme, ef beauty. '
A TOs Conpre::;! iz) A Ulr-.
A certain Rusian noble, who lately
visited Faris, was noticed to be con
sUntly plunged in d::p tadnsss. He
wore on his finger a very remarkable
ring, large enough ftr a fcraclct, and
extended over bis bmd like a buckler
or the ring finger. , It was cf a fin
ish color,1 and tr-j traversed by t:J
veins. It attracted t',j t:t:ntion cf ev
erybody, but as nocr. r-j t-IJ ci:;-h
to interrogate tho mytUrious trtr-r,
until one day a lady, ntstin him in a
public parlor, venturtd to rv. ca
wear a very haodsons rir. ' .1 .
sian mado a morcrrrr-t j C. 'j
would conceal his hand, but t .
at. . . i
.r
iiiroii trn i ia'w in a rrninv
jowci, usaauie, no to.uinued, "is my
r a a. a- t w -
wife. I had the mlsfcrtnne to lose her
somo yean sine?, io Rosuia. Sho was
an Italian, and dreaded the icy bed
which awaited her after thi life. I
carried her remains to Germany where
I was acquainted with a celebrated
chemist, whom I directed td mako of the
body a solid subntacce, that I could al
ways carry about rae. Eight days after
ward he sent for mo and showed mo the
empty coCn, a horrid collection of in
strum ents and alembjc. . This jewel
was lying oa a table. He had through
means of some corrosive substances aud
powerful pressure reduced and com
pressed that which was ray wife into
this Jewtd which ahull never more leave
ma.
This burial by chemistry is au im
provemcnt upon the process of crema-
thn lately proposed by the Frouch pa
pera. Should it become popular a wid
ow may hereafter bare her husband
made into a bracelet with a chain at
tached to romind her of the bymcnial
bond. A husband will have his wife
done into a pin, and certain academi
cians old fogies -wo know would
mako very good coat buttons.
AVno nOiD. -X wlae man will never
rust cut. As long as bo can move and
breathe, ho will be doing something for
himself, his neighbor, or for posterity.
Almost to th last hour of his life,
Washington was at work. Ho were
Fianklin,aod Yonng, and Howard, and
Newton. Tho vigor of their lives nev
er decay. No rust marred their spirits.
It is 0 foolish idea to supposo that we
muatlio down and die, because we are
old. Who is old ? Net the man of en
ergy ; not the day laborer in science
are our benevolence; but he only who
sutlers his energies to wufe away, and
the spring of life to become motionless;
on wiKso hands the hours drag heavily,
and to whom all things wear tho gurb
r gloom... Is h4toliXshcul.4 npibo
naked; but, Is lajnctive, can ho breathe
freely, and movcv with agility? .There
are scores of gray headed men whom
wo should prefer, in any important on
terprUo.Vi thoso young gentlemen, who
four and tremble at approaching shad
ows, and turn palo at a lion in their
path, at a harsh word or frown.
iQr We commend tho following to
tho consideration of preachers. It is
an extract of a Speech dcliverod by
Rev. R. V. Clark, of Massachusetts
ono of our moat oloquoi.t divines :
"What is tho Govpcl of Christ? Is
it merely to exhibit beforo a congrega
tion the hypocrisy of the Scribes and
rhuriseos ? showing why tho antodi
luvlans aught lo hav boon drowned?
or eloquent descriptions of tho down
fallof Babylon? is that Gospel preach
ingto shoot over the hinds of tho
prcncnt generation, into thvo that havo
boon dead und burled a thoaeund years?
I don't beliovo it. I believe that Christ
designed that his Gospel should bo the
artillery brought to bear against sins
which exist at the presont day. That
is ttr. 0 truo idea of preaching tho Oos
pel. fApplauxo.) What should we
havo thought if the tho allied forces ot
Europe, instoad of bringing their but
lories to bear against Ovbuatopol, had
gone to Nineveh, and oponod a tremen
dous canonudo there ? Vory salo I W
ry Judicious Indeed I Nobody disturb
od! Etoquont discournes might have
been preached upon the succchhos of
the armies, that hud only stood at aoroo
dUt'incoolf, raised u iiltlodust, retired
without harm, und tulked about a glo
rious victory. Laughter What we
need is u gospel that ahull ussail citadel
of iniquity, filled with living men;
bringing its power lo bear thoru.
Si.vovtAB ArrAia. Tho Tricate Ga.
zetto relates tho following singuluratory :
O110 of the nobiiBt families ol v eronu
bus jut learned thut it bus been tho vie
lim ot an audacious fraud. The young
heir to tho property huving tnuny years
ago been put out to nurse, full und broko
nis ami. ooon auer, tuo roomer ar
rived to visit her infant. Tho nurse,
ufruld of revealing tho truth, presented
her own child, instead ot tUo littlo suf
ferer. The fraud succeeded, and tho
nurao allowed it to continue. The young
pcuunt accordingly received the educa
tion of a nobio, and tho nobleman was
brought up to follow tho plow. It wus
but a few days ago thut tho nurse, on
her death bed, coot ebbed her crime.
Tho peunant, her aon, ia now married
to a noblo lady, aud it is not known how
the interests engaged iu tho matter can
bo fairly conciliated.
- ? a 1
tSr Jem "Now, spos'n 3ou was to
bo turned into an animal, what would
you liko to be, Bill ?"
Bill '0, I'd liko to bo a lion, bocausa
he's ao
XittleTom (who..h bad aorstyte
ojat n linfej - cxpacjancA at school,
terra ntintouire lyV 'O.dc& tbo a lion,
Bill) tie wup;a,ud,thon you can.stjol
Was W Sa.'- ' ai j r " ' w a. '
Cocc(Ucf X'c7
tw To ascertain whether a nur-i
is passionate cr roVU!-8 AtaudJyc'-j
into the parlor..
rA wiso raan will -csü trtU c7
his neighbors, lovo his vrilj, I.:
a fcempapcr and py f,r it i.i cir : ;..
CC'How drc-JfJ t'.crt t!-3 "
are" as thawcan i ' t.! ü'
the brc:-t ti'.'.i:'. . :
read a c:r:L .
11 L" ... i. -1
t!.rr :i it, I .a r !"
V.j rzl -: J L . 3 y; i 1 -1 -' '
i.
V-ic. ;ht tola husband.' ,
'1 - .
ty "Thoro is a Gmtly In LhiO :ri h
ty that it takes two of them tosnei
one to throw the head ticSs Asd'C.9
other to make the noise. s
tw A schoolmaster down South has ,
been arrested and held' to bail fortcxh
ing s young lady in-vulgar fractions
' rC Why is a shinplaster like an im
penitent sinner? Because itdon't know
that it's redeemer livetb.
tO That was a wise nigger, who, ia
speaking of the happiness of married
Ecople, said, "Dat ar' ponds Altogether
ow dey enjoy damsel ret." ' ''
Good Riasun. "Why don't you weir
yoar ring, my dusghter, when yodr;5
out walking?" "Becauf e, papa, ft harte
me when any one squeezes my htnd."
5 A narrowness of walat betrays a
narrowness of mind. When tho ribs"
am contracted, it is a sure sign that the
Intellect is also.
ACT" An old batchelor left a boarding
house, in which wero a number of old
maids, on'accoa-t of tho "miserable
fair" sot beforo him at table. "
tO Tho most effectual1 rnAnrier' of
making a Free State man, of either A
Northern or Southern politician,' Is to
send him as Gtvernorto Kansas.- It has
never failed. -
C3 An Irish studont was ones asked
what was meant by posthumous works.
"They are such works," says Paddy, "ab
a man.writos arW he is dead."
Jav Happy is the man who can meet
his tailor without flinching, and can
even be "at homo" whon the tax collsc
tor visits him.
CCS Titt Platt has been appointod'
Postmaster ut Plattaburgh; This allit
eration is equal to Peter Piper, who
picked tho peck of picklsd peppers.
, "Tho man who thought ht co-.ld
i.rm-Krrnf9bec't byswaÜ.miiig t!iCt
ry coblors, has just written A work ih
which ho attempts to prove that by oat
ing hoops you tvill acquire a knowledge
of waltzing "
CO A person asked Chapman, if the
tolling of a bell did not put him in mind
ol his latter end. Ho replied: "No, sir,
but the ropo puts mo in mind of yours."
2r "Yoo aro writing my bill ou very
rough paper," said a client to his attor
ney. "Never mind," said the lawyer;
"it has to bo filod before It comes ioto
court."
ttU"Is this your brother; Pat f
"Yls, stir." "Is ho not older than you?"
'No, Indade, sur, bo's not." "Well,
then, ho is younger?" "No, sor, he's
not." "He must be one or tho other!"
"And sure, aint wo twins!" .
Hör A young lady at a fair in Louis,
villo, a short time sin e.o, pinned to tho
bosom of her ilrcAS nno of the placards
which exhibitors havo fastened to their
wares when thoy want to keep "hands
off." Sho wore a lMt-necktt drear
IQT A gentleman wns onro tnakfnr?
fun of a sack which a young lady Wore.
"You hsd better keoi oulct." was th
reply, "or I will rive vou tho sack."
"I would bo most happy," was tlie gal
lant response, "if you will give it to me
as it Is, with yourself inaido of it."
tir Jones has dlicourcd' tho respec
tive nature ot a distinction and a dif
ference. He ruys that "a little Differ
enco" frequently makes many enemies
while "u Itttla Uiati&ctlon attracts
hosts of friends to tho 040 on whom it
is conferred.
S?5 Thlluro, t?ear, said a loving bus
bund to his loyal spoil e.o. who was seve
ral years hi junior, what do you say to
moving to the Wet ? Oh, I'ntdclighl
od with the Idea. Yon recollect when
Morgan wont out there, he wna aa poor
as wo are, and bodied in three years
worth one hundred thousand dollars.
tO There was a snow storm In Now
York on the lal Inst, Somo forlorn
por-t, aft'eclod by the weather, gave the
following gem to tho world :
"Tks firtt bird of tpring attoapU4 U lag,
But ar'a La La4 ouodod s sota,
II fell from tho trta ao4 a dct Wr4 wai ht$
Tba au.io had nil ia kl throat I"
Kajr "Sam, why ass do hebt bed oh my
heart, MinaDiwin, do sunflower oh do
hill, liko a kind ol cloth dcy make io
Lowo'l r "I don't know, nigger
why?" " 'Ease sb o's an uAUcachcJ iU
ting: ' '
1ST Now, tell mo why yonr master
wrote- as olghieon letters aliut this
contomptiMe suia ? Sak an exaspera
ted debtor. I'm euro sir, I can't Uli,
wr; but if yoa'll excuno me, sir, I thick
it was bcouuso aovent-xa. didn't fetch
it I '
ty A thrifty wiCa woudert 'why tee a
can't da aonethinr nsefal migbln
thsy at well arr.n&a icaxaxIvas arnokirg
batss aa cigars? Guoas. t'.ey might,
Then, why dou't-they? Kaso it ain't,
fachieaab.)

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