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ADHUMAR DE BELCASTEL, on E N1OT BASTT IN JUDGING. dtiMe by t L· tne Tesh Oer Wi isMsa t. e miag Mylmeb was l ite wearied at ksslg hteerupd is r saeestomed duties t t.s a visi The. duties bad bes.s Iasa aesZs, sad sabe bad set p lears i * Amty o laiagl a .is m r u .a pleas r tie gratiles at mtl ker. Ie doubts o en m, emesm aeigbbsra' aid s , do. emalm I ar asrery ageeseMe mood i gremI M . Jdae e ber serper as beta& iated sdim te Mm. de. SL. Gilasme, th lady wv s. a. late abs bed beas a sexion tO mae. After he ameal emampimeese th.e6 wem s quite feladl. Mn. Duval a be saeine Blsbe is oeream ir bembrsemennts .iat the idea si sse. adraee le as opportnaity els rm. to o SL ou ee. whoebkad Sem itda lat.e hm teen, cd a -so eI th pleasure dri from her vewldof . espoke with sm mieL wIwai th man s 4a0 GoIlwname wishig at dtiy bee agalast ilasesuag esS the e.mn al e ase of eiarestreated seal, said eetsk was asie ditheared as tbi lsme-at .sdies boo b eas.eed se a o esalme smemped to abadoe tibme " I bave bees aps lag that es,' sepedI mlamd; YM owses Ine re m btlt h B.I ba e bad tssghi ma * esisesr i a dtesy v da YKm.do ~da easliame o lesr !fa mwesatiem, whesh aster 3nuktera - tohe Baceb thel dlet f gratitade she ed blmU; he bed sot esly bas itskr emtdl Is er hbmasead eonversios, ebsagig a death-be tate a somet of trimph, bet be hai she aided ber with hius oenai and as lsed bor Is the odeeatio of her ehildres, rwhee fertue had been omproiased by law aits sad other oomplieated proesedinga. isb dei hted to hear Adbher's pres. maw br leave with regret, and pro ed her lf the plsesure of t clturat oer aeg a im t.s--e rare tieoltioo idad ; for io far ao other sigbhbor bed inspired the desir. One evening Blaasbe was very muse as i teised at se;ag M. der t. Clair and his mo aher. After what bad peaased bhe could notl m deigned bow they oeuld dare visit her. H diepteased, ad soretly regretting that ae had ost invited some of ater mring visite, to remai , she repeled hem very ULt. Car . seeted gayety. He told Blasoeb that, being o the ponlat of quittiag Frakce, perbap tr gaveral ,ear,. he ooold - t make Shi mib d to do so withoet eair g good-by a r* of his oldest friends. ' e strongly I es eted, however, that the real object of bis i viit was to aare hiaself if ebe were relly I as sappy as he hoped to Bdd her. It was eridat that hir mother shared bi motiensir e Poor Blchbe was termeated on all aides. Ma3-t4e passed, bet without brnoging her a letter; then abshe tboght of eveing prayer _.-i the rlienle this easteom wold eacite Iram her ansse; ad altogether she was so lorrhiet tb t it seemed ipossle for her to eap up the mosat insaigaiSant onversa:ion. keIn vain did M Duval endeavor to supply the deleinacy; neither it. Clair nor bis hother deirned to take the. slightat notce of her attempts. Turning to Blanche, whose o easines had ot esca.ed her attention, sae aid at Last: O itO e ' ma oeri. tn!y been de-t layed thtls re. ; t worry yoursee-tl my *'.ar. .- .or -ters to-morrow. 1 c~.d r r wt.-, but did not want1 * W, o ar we .- TIi.: cte repted, whem b it CIla r at r.: I er. bupg to read 1. te r , .r . tri . te Iett.er, v 1t .oag·te . -i o l- . I tl C bIen aosOrewd at.o I".- . " :- I':ee e is going to 1 a s ty oI a ,s I .. you bear from t a hrer y n y .r p rt r,~... of ' -te?' SYr. Imuc . fro - te r sn wv often,-' "wan te rep'y. Land to . .' r ya r . c-. oiemed anew. tre, wen it.'c ri ~.tr. .. soebe. hardly lusi-vg ier..m i .c.y. rai-e + .'!·rr if he had i oeei s-q",i· l4 ttor Mt. tie V. furt at college at ecVaft r v.r.e lk'e t-et reyoocggen-Io tlrn.~ tiwhoeb o p ,.ofirt A bemar a sit, i aL A in tL,-e r mis L. td ic home. Oi ! a-, I ...*w hbu., repoed St. Clair. STie n.ae a at.. of fsecbaracrer atd nodeois his taient, r.. Iw oaso uppowe that he would I make a eture nto be world., until he adopted asae very ..z g -rate4 nution of religion. of Iwhiob. uo-ew-. I be iie IooghtS not to speak disrehpectrll!v ." )our presence, ile. Blanche --rxoor te n; Muse. de Beloestel I hbonld have said " hie title seemed to be revolting *o bi feIlings. * I frankly confes that I have seased all iotaeroonrse with Valfort sine this ztraordinary ohange in himt." Were you well acqual$ted with hia be derser sail Blanche. 'We were sr ioimtate. He was :nch ad ..red sad song S after. lie weas te msa1* mid in the university, and his charae er jus as saperior. No 'rv w ase wr.C mcabe tsean . Poor Va:io! it was s ain~lt ia sias eo his jdt .senut ad kinowlede of the word Ito make ueto a tasade .f bhas onpr.ione. Iei oight at sleat to a-re ke1t t-rnm is, Sam self; for it has da.oe hij a great deal Iof harm " "LBut, mo inem, o D'. mdy, ' ane seek *antimenoereu.ti crs ue I- c ? "Why not. o madenire e W "' o'-:e obliged to restra. ' be r,.e: .. 1f.- I ao have aty ideas .f :&. *n. or..-- c(.f a anoeh from those o' t.-e -- do 1. V.!'f , do, though in anothe: 5-'.n'-: I -ea- ' them to uiavelf. Eerry roc. cri' re ermsan orinouo for tiereif or:!. . y bt es they afcts no obcmne v...me , ws re ,, the aoesaity for ahockmDg tbe Vo'gal cr c-mr- r Ssnversual rldicule like this prwrr Yltort b making sach a public profeemion of tin be 11sf ? U"B, monelIar," said B:acpe. "wbta is trer in this tklief so shocking to oneod's in telWgIoet You say that you org it nct to pa lightly of it in my presen.., doubtless besn e yon know that N. de Belosel pro. Imss it sad I mnest confee that I woold bedl eolad at your doing no. But I be lore, i c were better acquainted with this belied it. eaeet upon those who profess at, aI & te e '-d Manee 8Ld Clar. - that these eplatosahock common sensea ae to these of K. do Valfort." I gardon, madsm, continueda 8S 431sit Ilf my ssprealone have besas esker streug. I did Mot speak of N. de Uslesstei's eptatloa; for I konw very little eheet them. Those to wholb I refer. alahough be ma l v mde some progre in eosesy Sgalbd ease eonverts among dlstinaglehed sste aed the test of reeson and phil hseu'c, sald Kmc Dneval mildly, tbat ii is aastl rie ioeg philoophere to a·ew eahb ** the right oh defsdlag bis ewa eplaies. Permit me, then. K. sde It, Oli, heesseset jeer saseies.. If the advo cates ot the Icpa he whteh you reder ra. ne -* t eir e as the triMbnal of easonaid p ssphy, it ia cat hem fsar, bet besse the ew that Ieasein mad philosophy . arc of w wee itle t weagh uabm igbtened by revelatio, whieb teeahes as that mere hmaes bdm Is foIlly soad p4lleoopbl vaolty.' "Tbt is rea. madam. I have takes toe week for greatd. I oeghb to bhave rmes - bered that theee opialee deff puhiefp ead riass. The mst missesereo bem who adopts them mos esemeide imaslfI frsepe rior to his fllew-b p, sad eapebe ofis etresstiag the mest learned. This to me. is ooe ef the mat rpelive fsatee aof she sysee. As . t. Clai rose, as if to eat sheet te enverstie. oMem- i.'r sad Mse, Dval. "permit me tosay thtt ths l l aesesa'on aginat whbt yon a pleased to cll our system peove that ew have aeo studied It; foe' It as -al sad dhlaswtive eharsaterimtis Ie -liliry." 8t. Clsir made me reply, sad the eoaverea ies dropped. lasebe, ealling her g9est' 0 tteties to the beatifal view fromee the window. aew proposed a walk, St. Clair rtesed his ey foe so instast ape the enohastieg ses.. then sddeely averted tbem, as if te eight wb.eh bar .es-,bad pL*sd t.c:." Blaohe tried to itrodees a a ebjes that eeMld iaterest them. mad, rsemlbering that Mes do Bt. Clair was ercstiag magStnleat dwelling. she boomeded at las is opmiag- a vowreretioo. Mm.- Deval tdk her w -k. Blaseoh, at M De. SL Cair's reqeest, begs. sketoing the desiga of a Gothie wiadow for the noew boUding. whilst St Cletr. silent and moody, seemed a prey to his own redeetions. When the boeer for evening prayer had ar rived, overcoming her embarmurm s. Blaobeh asked her vistors to ezes her a little whbile. I'M. do Ba·lsst,i said she. "wiebee his boe bheld to lists. to a phort spiritsal di svery day, sad, diresoed by Mass. Dval. have uodertakea to esntrnas the pIoties drling his ahse.oas. st. Clair sad his mother .shangesd lsmen. 'WIll you not admit year frised so Yose Iatreetions r sold the latt. -S O I t do set preseat me ceo is nm lmarun t, rseptled B~ s ie mildly. "I have bsee sesviLasd that I is a duty we owe ear a vants to give thee good example, sad every day I sedeawer to aftrd tbhem food or tid redetien in a short spiriteal readi, of which I stead quite as moch is need as eem s-lves.' SWill you not admit as " said 8. Clair. R mues my orefsal," she replied. "If M. do BSloestel were here. I weold invite yoe." St. Clair looked quite oeaded. bat said no thing. Whe M.. Daval and Blanebe retarned, they foead tber geests still more soowliag than ever, whiast their own co•tessanes. on the eontrary, were stlirg and peseefuL The others hastened to disegna their resl feel ings, and everything pamed off agreeably, at least is appearsoee. Nexs morning at breakfast Blasche received a very large pocket of letters. She blushed at reoognising the writing. 8t Cdlar'e coan tenane was eloodad in an insta * "*It is nos spreag.' said he bittrtly, and castiug a look of ndrfereace upon this vrelemnoes oorreospedenc, "that soch letters ehould be anxiously expected." " Certainly not," said she, "especilly when one feels deeply interested to she contats-" "Madame, replied be stffmy, "oe bhave persuaded mo at las that your sex is aespble of a virtce with which I have fot heretofore wished to credit them-that of swcoomodating themeelves to new acqnantces, new sner me.a, new affctaise, with ineompreheoeible faIl:ty, aid," he added with increased irony. "in proportion to the contempt and diegost they formerly entertained for theoe ame ob leets of their prescnt esteeo" ' Yue mees. on the ootrary," said B'ancheb "profit by my experience to learn a very great defect of my sex-that of allowing our elves to be so governed by prejudice se to renader its removal, except by a eoperhuman posere, almast ipossible. 8. Clair bit his lis, end his whole coante nance grew lv;d n:t rage. B!anene was al mcet frightened at the smpression her words bad produred, bat congratalated hersetf. how ever, on hb~ong sel:id the oppir:nn:ty of viedicatica Adbemnat' s!andered repntatin Tn'.. sbe i-l: wee to rmore than Lie doe. O i pray read ytrr letter., mdsA ". 'aid h +'-. 't. La r. I woUld ie very sorry to rcrard that ;.ieacre an ienrrt-" atf -- w,re : ttv eal and re= 1 i tee over the page; tnt the f.c-d ter.:of n=r.'s :' t e ta:.k it rnadi' 5z s precas tnS.. nch cmF-..ry. Q : -ty refoiing ;:, L-.Id ri stra.on g her te.rs. nie endesvorid to keep :;. the ~.:veresation, bit in vain; her thcnghts were elsewhere. .~- was lOgiog to read, Cer lettere: and it was w:a the ntmnoet ean'l.f tion rhe Leard the carriate annonsced sad saw her anwelcomt vy.:torn depart. Then casting her arms .rourd tme. Dierl neck, she said with emotion : " Tis i a spec men of my friends dear madam. I have many others of the eeas kind; you see the sinceri;y of their attachment " "Y most show a littlels forbearance tovwa'd this lady, my dear ; for it is very evident t -at you have blighted ter own hopee and tbre of her son. 0 my dear child' bow yon ooghs to bless God thate oor heart was not cspltvaedl by stia ySong mans' attrac:iv- exterior. He toold tever bhre made you happy. But I lee that yoi are Imptient *o 'ei yoor letter." ix Rhettsag hetrelf up ino her room, Blanche I prepared to enj y Adoemar's letter at leisure. It eoo*e*ted 1 several very closely-.wntteo sheets, wihck we give ent're. "Your letters, my dear Bianchedo bat more and more ochram me ,o tte opinion I hadi formed o'f your eheracter, and stregcthen "h-j hopes I ti.4 aresaly connet:ed of yo. Yoou w i, tie te ,soeasb.-d at my sayTcg that yon 1 atil ,i-ed anach in the way of oomprebhendt g snd pra-t I ng relig, n. Yao hbve bnztly ac kowredged t ynoon.lf, and thbis feeling is cot emly prcG able to one's soul. b:It abusotely ne. resre.. W et w::; Jus tank of 04y '-ndrne.se fir y-fl It. learn Lg that I as pl-ased tW hear of s r: .r. ,,es itg un..str"J. n.f bif:. It t e S! ::.I" of - atz i, n Itohe ft I'-. :" t .;. .; ';. ntr t-'- Go-e ,iStrm-p er, o c .or:e r A :-, .y ,:.. be ..rer,, < [ s , -I o-;i wu ,.-..5 -r-.,i w::t c"n-y 1n , w. ioi, ,,1 C t a pio'-· ...." ,r: -.r' t f of l p :-u ,.t ,.o,t:-r .:i- b-co-c-n if)ocr ,ow' . 'h, m,0re wil yo.pr a e p - e icetreee a n cf the d,,-trim- , . Chbrtiao'ty, ei- wn doitflly conao.cg to r.roce wh,- knot from 'nx p~erioce that, abanined t, themuserlv, they wll oertainiy fall. When folly penetrarted with a peo.s of our own nnworthlnese, e.and com pelied to seek strength, light, aod peace in a higher power, them it is we experience theeon eolatioce of that divine Being we have treated. and who alone is the tree source of all happi nes. O my der one ! if you eould only under stand thbie. "Yea desire to know what event or series of event led me io the adoption of the principles I now profeeds. The narration will only eoonfirm whMt I have endeavoreod to ineaooJteMt-thst the human beart, unaided by divine grace invaria bly wanders from thpetah of reositede. For a leg time I heold the contrary. I had a very hlgh opinion of mese ltelleoosl and moral powers, sad hld already begun to hope for a distiogiahd d .taroe. " Raves. Ia its boanty, bad L esed me with a piose mother, who from earliest intarone inatrwotd ma in the trath of religon. MHy father's mtlmmt sot bedig la ec-ordare with bhan o this poiL he doetermined to ef farce all asob ipresaoe from my bhar and with this end in view propoed sending me away ftom home to be edueased. My mother opposed it art aret; bhat redreotting that I was not earrooded by good exampie the gesaleat advantoage of a domestie edaatloo. ese at la.s gave her consnt I was set to Paris, to ao aesedemy ecnesitng ea iseni Suab iE asebl ars. My ,atser also psmered sm amS asress Sofa private tnter, a psetaemes dtisttnuled alike for leeruatg, eleoes. td u emea beo lackieng Ihs priamples m t *e epp dated mest U r irs I mde rspid progres. He heame very ms et asshed to me. soand did my elessmats. When I wa home to speed the aste*. my fat her us gard me with pride as the pee o he tfem i ly; my methoer's seedera saeveed of gra it. sed aoe edeavered to make me feel that, withs sles guaidig head, my talents and other personal advastges wrm not only of slight valie, bet verry e*to dasge s. gifte. "oet wisng to grieve her. I listened to speetlly, bt w far from beng eeuvioed. iy teter, who weas a dais, bad perseaded me that all religious systems wee mere heman isvenatios, espabre of obtelaing eredees from nes hobt weeme and week sinds. I remained cader hise shrge until I eemmeooed my col legists corses. Noerished opes Greek aed Lntlm satbcrs. I shared my classmates' *athn eiatlo admiration for the ameiat, their patri etiem, their eloquese, and even their pride: whils the hambier bet real virases ear Chris ties aesters so mobly praessed we regarded with eoptmp. "At this period I had the misleftase to lose my mother. I thua tested the insslaieey of my boasted philosophy to aford esmeleties Is the hoser of siestos. Time, however. worked its sal rects, anod with the rearelug love of estudy my old ambiltes renumed its sway. My father had taught me to eousider diplomney as the most desirable *ld for employing my talents, and the ous In whisk I woetl be most likely to arrive eost at distiestles. With this view I deroted myself to the study of loqseses. I read the mastrpinem of gr oraersm; I stdid the set of delastios; I engaged oome of my felew-sdats to asset _- freom Ide to time feo she psrpr of _ on u giveo sebjeost and without pro vioes notce. These reasiimi neon drew SOne day, when I hbad captivated my sti ense sad received frequent rosds of applase, I pereelved Jost ftacg me a yung man who expressed o iges of approbation. There was something is has ountooemees that charmed me I spite of myself, sad I meld set take my eye from his face. Havingt alated my die. emsers, I returned to my est amidst asstorm of applause, but without the leastoeosoragement from him. "However, hi glanoe followed me. He. made a moutio, -a if about to rise. We beged him to take the ewad. He hesitated at fret. b~t, non overomineg bs timidity, he aroe and eceaineJ assention by the elegance of tie dia:ion nod the purity of his lnaguage. Com bating my de;cerse by keen sne vrgroar argamena, hbe proved to eanelasively anat it was ocy a tlerne of sophisms that those who had appianded me most ooaid not withold their approbation. Be then qaietly took his pee. oand appeared anxious to caes notice. I was requested to reply to him. But seeing the d.ia:ly of enatataieg my point. I de elined, frankly acknowledging my admiration for my ad verm y's snperior talents My friend I applaeding the acknowledgment, nad the in srestingo orator himself addressing me a few words of delicacy, upon my franknees and superior tSlents, which would not, hLesid have failed of esoems except in the defence of a bed cause. I recovered my eeanl conedeces. "Thi young mas had made a deep impree sion opon me. I enqoired his name, but none I of my college friends seemed to know him. I r then e ndevetred to ascertain his place of resi- I dence; bat as he appeared to avoid me, I felt I a little wounded at his coal:es,, and gave up I the attempt. I !eased later that his name was Mercier, that he led a very retired life, r and seemed to havre very few intmate friends " To the person who told me this I expressed my great admoration for L. Marcier' charao- C ter and toesnt, and my desire of making bhis acqiainta~ce. I know it was repeated, and my pride wts quite to-=hed at his making no response to my -dvancee: for I could no; be- 1 lieve n ye.fwers y of tie coitempt One day I I ventured to rip7y to one of his diseornLs I1 which h;d Rg;iur! ttm great applauoe.. I en-- I *idered -e q,.--'on from ao'ter p.int of .ew ,d .:. - .a ared to ~ore the ad . a. 1 I Oi t-e coa rary. I fe . : rs . y r , ri. ay ever= t:e." He ni .d, r., b w ":r a' . aed oa. ai.; a is:',l t...e we was sear. No: he Mc.es :a at a.! a r1t: to make ' So: at at.: atr s SEcreiy e b. ab t t6e awre. ort .;r dret-, or Le we- t. Zerar-ld *i " I i.re *zptee-ed m7 desi-., t-3 : -.re Lt' rev'-.: . " -. Cre tbA tredoes Lot 4-" e. c fr ndeb: wOrib srat oag." " Ju tseen I felt as arm toe¢c :ce t·: it as, dark. I tb.itt: it one of ma ,- ,- 1 ane espreeosd no earprise. " W1! y.. : cept the frieodbhip oi! one of your - o: r. r said a to:ne wn:et I recogn!slz u -r -'·: - I warty d-elared m aacepdtane n of : be:.. be: '"I reasonro the resolotioo I oon-- nae ~ i rever becoming seq ainted with yea. - And why. Menroer t' "Oh! i is tioo log to tell you:: ; 'I aaobher tine." " Bat wh-y cOt now t' urge . - clied. I then invited hi a, itle r. i - me, and when alone I pressed t:e al - - "Wry did you so crefally a, j.- , o re ' "Pre.;eiey becanse of your .u -".: ,vr' and 'he intiaence that a do;- + ,, ,-r .tr yraors eer'm over your frie .' ) . t "--. i, the i.:Lbat degree the g!f: .. . : + fea:e ou, Bc stca!." "Boutv .t.erlr t Rlih[.- , t, a ., ro . -. a r 'rO,, i a ', --" a L,. ,-, -- ., impreasioe ree~i .nt g r , ,:-_ d amiration I feel for y I . i .4 . eriry on my part, bat -: . :a-. * v-ao way to a earneet de , i or e 'v-!.iC:, y. of the error of theee * ,i- .me, itl I S~,o.:der so dangerons. Per mi:t me -o ra>dr yn of that you eestained so eq - i-tv t ir'It d3y I aesisted at your Ire a. a. s, .l w -.ch rade snch an impresion up-O. iL oac- " "' Yes, I ct ,ect it, and also the enperior ts!te; y , '-;.oye! in the refatation.' '" A! my a iaOtgg overy yo that day wns owingo to tLe exmel rce of the eanes I de fended. Bn; . .,a te;ieve, my doear friend. that every ta .you easmept to prove by these vaie argaLenrt the ubrilngth of purely natral virtnee, the grander r f human reamn, ard the vast ocqnqoso yo t~bLnk it eaIled npon to ske--do you believe i; would b easy, ooeven with a slight show of talnt, to ar a complete roefnsatilon, kaewiog a lIttle as weo do of the houman heart I Ba tell mo, der BDelesal, why do you combat revelation P "'Becams I am an enemy to all that tends to depreciates the mind of man. I admit that in what you call revelatioa there are msy thiung I admire; but there are others whioh appear to me utterly at variance with reso, eommon sams and the boonda of probebility. It seNem imposible, Moleti , that a mind an ecltivated an yeoa oaould have been Ilmposed upon by each bseard dogmas, and-" " 'S*op, Beletel,etop. Do not sbose a do trine thast you will one day adopt, sad wbih wiU be for yeon all that It now i for me-the ruole of my coondout ad most utaret thought, my lilght, my oonolnto, anrod the foundation of my dearest bopes.' ' I shall aever ages t.e .malme .. ni4 o of his e murtS in psse thI words. Improd Mmi. but the I *ould sot. sad safer be id 41 an I hardly knew what estnmate to plaes upon is sbarester. I mIeliade a. last hat thk strengsb of early Ilw-r . o powerful for resoen a time to ror.e, h is. Jlshd is reudertig bns correspeadisgly ire judioed against the contrary opteleme. The eara e b. remed of my Inegeene appeerud te e proof that he himself filt theo weha. of bhe doetrioee. I desemiaed to aveid all e.vereatioe that gold *book bi Ifavert. ideas. bet soo. perceived It imsp ie; I spist of oerselves we inUsenbly drifted tewis aeebj. Yoes my afeolie far ban etesdt lncreased. Peeding a great desire to eauvi-es him of bis orroeu, I propease a peblie disgs sio of them is ea or soembly. As I epeed, all my friede uited with me a _embatL g Mercer, who nevertheless eteod his ao ur.inohbagly, sad argsed o well t1 t, to ay regret, I ooe learned that my nest dearest frited had become a eoevert to bhis eaae. Thi wau Valert, with whom you are aeqaated. His logical miad end eztraerdisary siesste had givee him pre-emisemee amma the ether at de.ta; eoemqomtly his n ooveraa made a great ee. ta I new beg.s tehlievo that my fried's religoes system mesritl a mee earefel examists than I had hithet gives it, bet I did nota bring to the tsvestigasiss that spirit Of hsumility whieb is tse Soms of e ighianmenm . I aekaewledgLd this to Vallfe and be reaspoded, emiling. that as long a humna remee was my idol the tree God could have se pides i my hbor. I Laskd him iaei eally if the Gad e adrsed was the G atof weak " ek,' eaid be midly. ealthoeghb an te ral dispeities was very bd. * Sy bmble rather. The tree aderses of ear d edoeght to e humble is their own eyes, snd even in the eye of othern. We mes misrt eamlvies apd rely implicitly pees Him who is she only sereo of trth." he atems I tfla eftssd ; for rIa - r o leaving fim impe+sr s spe yeiwml. I shall eatst myself with c l yet that froad to admie sveratl teme of Cs timty. I admitted es which were notbeyod the ~ spreesioa of the human aid,. and ro ad nlet o. I admired the ethis of the espelk, bet believed its precepte for the yest pars is*eplieabhe to the realitaee of life" SNo deebt oee will uaderstad MeYrieri ,pinions much better than I umild them. He said that a man is born with a strong dapoei 0io0 to evil anod an absolte incapacity for .booeing what is good. He rested this doctrine spoc Scripture, upon isoonseetable facts, sad is own observations. Perfectly coavicced iasi itelleet. or itself, is incapable of discov erion the truth of the relations existing be ýwets the Creator and his ereataree, or what this divine Maser requires of thee, he cooe Iently deduced the very logical inference bat a divine revelation was absolutely necse ty. He thence concluded that this revels. ion proved by history and the miraesloo a e abliashbmt of Christianity, hevirg been given is. our Ares duty, alter arefaUly examining and convincing ourselves of its divine origin, ras to give it implicit credence and homb isbmit to itsaway all the faealties of our seoT. What earpasses oar oomprobensioon, said he, prove the divinity of Him whom we adore. Sa would nos be God if feeble mortals coald ndestand him." '" I confe to you, Blanche, that I always re taied the masat violent prejudices againae these oturines as longas I was blided by my proud ihileopbhy; bet as my arguments madeno im uresion apon Vaifort and Mercier, weresolved rith one accord to drop the subject, and let or future oonduet decide which of as had toecn most wisely. " Sometimes, troubled with fits of dejection, whilst my two friends appeared so happy, Mer ler especially, I often envied what I eaied heir iilusions. They at lea.s had a fixed oh net in view; but as for myself, I knew not the eaton of my being here, what I was, or whither !was going. Those feeble glimmerings of gnt whsec from time to time gave me a .mpse of my unhappy state sbone upln me nore frequently, and termented se the more saidnons:y in propor on to my di-gast wi:h he world. I could have preferred believing e trrs.r to tLe torment of believ:rg nothLng it al. My p:adre was being crc.at--d. " W1:.ss ; a tog n the society .f Valfor sna ierr, anrd de-o.ig myself tI .n 1. I ad trv'ett eo:rees of p-re Clr;e n'. t ., Mr!tk from h.- e+n o o·,. I , , - , i . -ar distraetioc rwer- ,,ra_-.:r',! m,,. r. , im'4 ItLe tlfit . t . "ý :ic 14 r- r %:1 cal Ji "* r. n-r. threea urbnelas i ai 1 I ... · r ; ,T VY.:fosr ad f I fconil r - ei tCed at negr.e at Ir tal ,.:.: '" ý 'c - ou t r i. et re-I- e nible rt, .7r s!--. L "--r t i . io - lest jar ech a'. -s: . --r --' ' .- .-Jn la t.Pipu r q :ie A . ~,' .r , -i ! avy. ' the diiasiple ' - V:.s tr'. ', ·.c. - I -r : s !i5L ),jar n wew d _"'t " - ,'t II,'r -_. i vy +r b pp Li*-. " SI" adu.tt,' J- t.ai a1 r le*steppy had Mere r 1 us , ':y ` e* bau tinron re .)yIn. a ' i t ju" a i :.-rosnt has beesn i gee t,1: a " *rp..?e ai. ry ocvr -aot, o' at s' s.t C r r.o'C -r '- "." " b b;rrilly ea, ; w- !et 1" r .." h.'. 7' r, .,Ion 'Ider aou .r.. ....-. 1 1 . . ,, d.f lni to non , ier ttai. when I a ,1d ·. .:1-'1:- .J"': j " cinjiia nD-: my heart a . ; r- t'. , Ole I. fl IeCce, now --ar . a bo1 re ts wono: ,ever have s . tl. .." .- :.ipyineaL' I c..".... .- or of parting came at lost. 1- - L .; -o.e time occupied kim "-.t - :e;c etodies now went else S :.- rhen. and Valfori was re .-;ide of a sick fa:,er. My " . a.xmered me to ore of his - ..e w, hbavng pa;.ed a number of S . ._.rd , erabie db~:idcetion aed -;_ ;- " - lomalic matters. I S-. a -r-a ton iisrawiv to die t;., r- s -- p.-:liir: bat my grierf at r-:r;l fror \ t fir ancd Mercier was so Argat t3at fr r- to me I cJu:d take an i=terest so n othS-. I , p eaisree of a trne, deiateresat ed friec~iahp appeared to me far superior to the dreams of ambition. " However, I made the sequaintance of my fateher'e friend, the Marquis de VerdaL IHe gave me a great deal of excelhent advice upon the subject of diplomacy, and coonselled we tspeoially totake no aotive partin po!iticra nantil I had bean a long sd cloo. oblewver for mWyelL He atso recommended several books that would aeste my jodgment in theme matters; but feel ing little disponed to ocoopy myself with them jet then, I determined to pay a visit home, wheare I had not bhug siuce my mother's death. Ala.! I soon pereved that the paternal man iors oold no longer ave any attreotion for me An I ouppoe, my dear Blacho, MYi. Drval has sold you the eoae of my etrsnge met, I shall not dwell upon thie paiael sob Jet I rearned to Pari., where my sister, who had _nt married M. d'Haioeort, rteded. PFr a l0 taeo I stodied the 0eoet I met at bin bon Te m appeared oomept, the women frivoloue and tesed to a ridicalone deree My brotherb-inlaw mooked my emibhiity, and vainly endeavored to vaMqaeh it by every mean. in his power. My tatse wantoo deliate, my morality sll too sue, Pot to be hobacked at the pioetre presemnad me. I disevso ea later that my brother-in -law had kis own ree eon for wishing to reader me a. viooes as bimprel Warned by tbe Marquis de Verdarl that I had a fale idea of the world. I began to belierve that the relites ef life were gradall developig themelve before me, sd I paod deeper ad deeper anto ssist, hpin at last to find somewtg .egolslg. fTo be Csosisaed. CATHOLICS E 1i W ENGLAND. The Manchester (N. H.) Miror sys: "Oar own observation leaebes as that the land of the Puritsan is passing Into tLh hands of the Catholles by pressmes moor rapid than is apomwt to admit. A few years age our fornis and Catholic pops was confined manaly to oar ettl, and one might ride a week withet finding a follower of the Pope owning a fairm Now any of we eas point to aebool districts peopled a!moet entirely by then. In the country as in the city, they are elannish, sad whbea one bays and settles upo a farm ethers follow, and in a few years they pa the whole neighborhood, and thab see by aes the old homesteads, the nur series of New England ideas and the era dies of New Egllad snees, are lipping from te grasp of the Yeakmes. We have said this is net a ple nt et to contam plasfar whe the settlemet upon oar a-d aa Catrbe family brinage to us much se--_ boasnd inem, sad oftee indutry, frgality and pesmwsame, it is a almoet aoerindg sing that he days of the Yankee 0ommuaity in that neigborhood ar nnum bered. FPr se sumes the Catholio and the Now Egad Preostas do not sPake pleasant beigheru. They do not traeruize, sad tum te trt there is a marked line batween them, and is the end one folds his test sand departs to seek more cegealal neighborb. As we have saees, it is generally the Cathbli who asays and the Protestant who goes. This natural satagisi is not so mach the result of their religious be lids as of their gesneral characters and ways Ofousigu,msa mea wg m One upona a time there wa a man who had a do. Newfoundland dog, a dog a big as all indoors and of an unboundod stoma . Against horboring this aniaal the good housewife had loag protested earnetly, and ebe was therefore mach pleased when her husband came home one day and announced that be had sold the dog for $100. Visions of the new dresees that that would buy floated before be mind as she asked him where was the money. What, therefore, was her disgust when he replied that be bhdn't sold the dog for aioney but for trade, receiving for him four pupe at $25 each. A VTa:auhe wOiaial Tretis. The editicn for IF7 of the sterling Medical Annaual. know as Estatter Almanae, is now redy, and may be cb:alnad, free of cost, of draggiLt sad geeral comary dene-l is all par of if the siod Stato la Britis America sad rideed is evry civil lad parties . the Westera Hemispher. Is smhobne. with the msadest presesi adviee fr the Premessti sad rekeosrem .1 Bealth. a lrge mamst at tatee. - leg sdd osm g light reedig, sad she meo asr. a ealmeal neudstaiss. oile:opml etams. eta, are Pre ectua . r. imus eo tetor's UAlmanac tee l75. -=sedish. Ud. ebo a sad psaeih lagas -witi Ils i peobabili i b she irat eddis tf a li cat week edmhlishe in any emsaaTy. TLbs to-rs. Howe r .. •eiua t I Smit t P .h. e respt or a two mat stamp, wll forward aao by nail. to ee prses who cone poeraeo is his rghbarheoi. WESTERN PRODUCE. LIQUORS, ETC. a. oonaz.I. c nQa, s E. CONEY & SON, (Eawal she is 114t ) WHOLESALE GROCERS, COMMISSION MI CH4 a TS, Lc:-a! s in Western Pr~duoe, CANf CA\iL a UELAL DLA s ETB f 4BPAIN, ':~~:~ AND UAY, HAY, GRAIN, CORNMEAL, FLOUR, Western Prodtice Constantly on 1an4. W amd 3C------- Poydras~ Street ...... 229 and 3 Comuer of ?a-.u. salt?? 17 WSW XLZ'.!-s PROFESSIONAL CARDS. W B. ELIPETLR, NOTARY PLJBL'O COMMISSIONER CF DEEDS, 61. .-.... Camp 4rre-r. ....51 s3.5 -, 17 Corner oC'martix P~ w. CARItOLL'd L~nd~o.-d&' Nercbhxiw' ez and zcsn Kea& COLLECTINC BUR~EAU). P. P. CARROLL, Lawyer, S3LICTTOR IN RNKSLt=P1CiY. L. S. CLAI[ ANDI PATENT ATTORNEY. NNW Ora: Ci/ rrrlY:c Prae-icee in tI n tnitd Stags Cor a Anesprmp eenBo o 1 nane pce ......... _.._. DENTIB JA8. 8. KNAPP, D. D. 8., 15.........Baronn. Street........ J.11 77 17 New Orleeax. G. J. NB12J1CHB DENTAL SURGEON, 1s....... -.. St. Charies Stree4.........5I W. 8 L&NCABrxR . ATTORNEY AT LAW, I I7 Betwesm C0amip cad as. Ctia INCEMla FOR DIVINE SERVICE. r.zeedasosinIxrte the Text of tb Saripteee ssnsd ILrad It a amseyuam with the Depst at the Drea at l"e aL Do~Br Cr3 ?OWA US Carnal, ?13y U ampeti mtes. ho T 1 s. CI1s M; C p1. U . WILL L° 7i'¶ brrr meeth. m [ asp a A. 3. BTANI'OPD, *S edwsy. Z.Z. E1S'ILLARZODSADVEUTISIEBETS. CEESCT CrrY iNTILLIORHON BUBZAU, s6 * ...CJ mn l PISme.... * amtwaum Cannei ft ckewa hita~B The ..melgmmd hear. seahhI at the aber ImM. era · .lm z r ble IbbL rL$. Bu Wiaw et r4~~~L. IrQi~O -..ra at wo *mier emm ouetyetg D~sM di~l gtsa ftwm f 1ther pmf Ita ,WO, apm to theumigmd *a m lonetYlt IdCTs. IN9A M = d., ri.as «...f. .1 fgIht tibm .mi mmm d~ -eA 1. r.Naoft ase mtl. fuzuab.n Zmbm.8s ti I teail me the def. airte m~eemmle ieuemeIe all te flee. me4 is ulebsai alesw hr . ee lnig mmdLei IaigI.u the t+yint of Baste ae! C1* 2ty at 1 An psens am egieg Siilag NeMMus md these bw.. lug Nemmm mm Fetuble" !Teen t Post vUW Dad isa the lube.. we ý het¶5'LY ss mlytgt penee hr hepmmmTmM. e CAT~aDLLAND CHI~uH OsaAf ou O!~ AM VIV A CLUZU3&TZD GREAT POWERt hir P3Mt KELIaLU1 meg ROIBELUUS acriO3I: hr BurnseRai MUSICAL med NCEANICL EXCELLEUEN.. foe hrMAM IS WEMLL tumm~y chmete. .Amemg the sway lmmte lmmbmbeaei~sltbwmm w st.wtme e l e t ioteme bo tea 1 _s_ e Ckr º t 8 Y d I7. eZ $ Uo-Ubbed ewowmke iML IlL is~ri sttra aris. Wramm.M 3..ý 0w 0 8r -mahee SiNG heACRIU ml all !er L·Tt y iO P~rL~ aK~8Wa .wwlsiYn DrD~w Wa Deer above Tle ls U.r.. Himsamed miePAINE PATtERNS. A fall lime el STA.TIORZKT; DSCOOL *OuKS, med theu latmst lb med Ve Labrnlue sign of the " Rod Sewieg Mamhtme..- Beutug Umenes of ell lend. rmedaid.. a.-I1 STAINED GLASS for CHURCHES, etc., GOar.adr equal t.p .d and .snae abaper. Gu.d £xl 1.a m y.d r sa t pdrae cmu farrgl for% jrlura, artier. a lp t. thi maany. A. FITZPATRICK & Co.. *YA1ZD OILA8 WOMd.. STAPLETOS. nAsE IS LAD. X. T. N. B.-Lal of Lmim.. Pisoteie. z 816. - PZIZES RECEIVED - LeaS.. IS?). CrU·.tsLa tz md. PhIbimipM 152 hlI1 77 If AMFRICAN COTTON TIE CO., LIUrTTD. 47..........Carordelet Street.-....*..47 S sw o l.ass. IMPOBTANT SPECIAL SOTICE. The AMZEIOAW (IOTTOi TIT COMPAWY (LXIITED) having fned the pr'ce of the celebatal ARROW COTTON TIE I $014 per buedie, lees :. per ent iesooa t for cah. the Geertanl i g thereb o thorpre bheir b-Aetae I in this Cty iderers I.e Balinr Lhm, toi .eU to sai oo,.uict with ?Mctores ad Coucry Mercbants. U,. future delvers on'he sbcr.,- red pnc and terms. in qgeautzfee. rrog tIoe to ote. s mayn b required. selte,-nu botig made o delivery.. o'le tomnapa haring a Iare stock no-er bandl snd having contracted for ar aburdn sanp'y to mot the etorir demand fr Cott.on Tie. throcsaut the Cote States. the ee'ebtted AIROW TIE will be pitsed upon the market generally. and sal by their eaueroas Agents at the prte aod terms abov ated i brag the obeet and purpose of the Compasy to meiti the ointinued patroeage of tae planting emmnulity. B. W. RAYTE & CO., saut T ly GXWERAL AGENTS J H. KELLER, MLNrACTtrama O0 I t10 GiIA'lao r ALL KIEDS OF LAUNDRY AND TOILET SO01 K3ELT.WE' FPMOUd CARB)LIC SOAP W aI For essCean ags and Desirfeoieg Pane s J LIIOOLR REMOVES ALL KJI.D8 OF BU-DIMEOS Ofoe,. Itu Rcbin seetL All ommauicaa .oua sboald be addressed to B+a 14 Mecbanicos and Tradirs' xLage nader t. h& . -- i CARRIAGE MAKERS. .jO BtP Ei SC1IWaRTfZ, Car:iage, Wagon and Cart Materials, n=Ls Aziesls.c BT.C y)*(s.r Wils. BOW Bivw . Wood Work. Irt cO*a, SARVE V PATENT Wjlll(. Carriage and Wagon Maker and Repairer, - Salcarocos a:.d Fcwry - Woe. 43, 45 and 4. Perdaio Street, Oppe.T.s Cart..X Sc... dell 74 IT WNW f'3:.EARO J. THOMSON a HRS.. Carriage and Spring Wagon Makers, 68 and 70..... Rampart ure .....68 an7 Na6W.gi Cmos. mmd Gm·. 3at.my HN0k. PiumiUme at Usa. lain o 181. IIB 1111 rrI 1mmdlix te1 ·r b . Vii Ore um an ým oBs umilyu. mi inpb las aood 6oohabm weao spa r inmmr i mm In La 0l .5w our Uwas - muhmre. . wok guaramosod. ft5 W F. CLARK. 134and136._.. Rampart 8tret.....134 si Daltwoma ?wm).m. ad S. P~w. NNW OULUA.M - Xaauhatmlr of .l Made ol Carriages, larouches, Boggles, RIpros Wagona Patform and Rl iptit SFrU iximnf MACKaNr WAGONS. 210. Agmi fa . 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