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Morning Star and Catholic ,asienger.
[Condensed from Ausociated Press Telegras. ]
Bov.--The telegrams of the week state
that (1) negotiationa for the restoration of re
lations between the Holy See and the Swiss
Government have nearly fallen through and
(2) that there is no prospect of a compromise
between the Holy See and Prussia, but that the
Holy Father has instructed the German eoole
ciastics to be moderate in their language.
On the 1st, the Italian Chambers resumed
their sittings. The Prime Minister stated that
the Government intended to keep aloof as far
s- possible, from any complications that might
arise on the Eastern Question.
IRULAnD.-Dublin, April 29.-The boiler in
Strong's foundry, Lammond Lane. exploded ;
the adjoining house was destroyed ; 15 killed
and 12 injured.
Tau EASTmxE QuzarroN.-The situation is
-nohanged since last week. In fact, it has re
mained pretty much the same since England
and Austria first protested against the treaty
efSan Stefano, with the exoeption that all
the time all the powers have been straining
every nerve in preparation for war.
On the part of Russia these preparations
consist in the reinforcement of her armies
and the ooccupation by those of points of the
-getsate strategio importance, and the acoou
mulation of war materials.at depots near what
will probably be the scene of action in South
-sen Turkey. She are also making the most
strenuous efforts to secure the line of oommu
nication by land between her frontiers and
her army near Constantinople which, other
wise. would be in a very dangerous pcsition if
the English fleet should pass the Bosphorous
and enter the Black Sea. The great General
Todleban has superceded Prince Nicholas as
-Commander-i n-Chief.
Of Austria's preparations little is said,
though it is known that she has her forces
well in hand and prepared, at a few hours no
'tlee, to cross the frontier
England, besides getting all her war bsips
ready and atccking Malta, Gibraltar, and all
her arsenals with war materials, i-as already
commenced the trensfer of a part of her India
army to Malta and has her first army carps,
numbering 50 1'00,men, ready to leave England
for the same point at a few hours notice. She
has also commenced the formation of the
second army corps, to the command of which
General Hastings Horaford hbsebeen appointed.
Committees have been formed for the organiza
tion of a Volunteer corps in which 80,000 men
have already enrolled themselves.
Turkey meanwhile tas not been asleep. She
.has now an army of 70,000 men before Con
stantinople. besides several other armies of
smaller numbers at othes points, all in a high
state of discipline and well armed and officer
ed. Evidently diplomacy and talk have been
used as oloaks to give time for preparation all
around, and now that the four principal parties
seem to be almost ready for the fight it may be
-expected to commence almost any day.
OPENING O TES PARIs Exur=nTiox. - The
International Exhibition was opened by Mao
Ntahon on the 1st. The scene was pioturesque
and imposing in the extreme. State bodies in
grand uniforms, councillors and magistrates in
their robes, and different bodies of the Insti
tute and Legion of Honor stood in strong con
trust with Senators, Deputies and Clergy and
minor officials in their civil costumes- The
Exhibition building was gaily decorated with
-lags of all nations. An immense crowd was
in the vicinity. The American section, though
unfinished, compares favorably with the
others. The department of manufactures
shows the least progress. The American art
department is the best ever shown abroad by
America. At night the principal boulevards of
.Paris were illuminated. The streets were
'jammed with carriages and pedestrians in a
manner that is said to have been perfectly in
describable. Over 5(0000 strangers are in the
WASHINGTON.--Geo. L. Smith has been con
rmed as Collector of the Port of New Orleans.
When the bill to repeal the Bankrupt act,
'baviag passed the House, came back to the
Seate, it was amended so as to fix the date of
repeal January 1st, 1879. The Committee on
idtlitary Affairs have agreed to report favor
ably on the House bill putting Gen. Shields on
lthe retired list of Brigadier Generals, thus
giving him $3000 a year. The Committee on
Poetoffioes will recommend the establishment
of two lines to Brazil, one from New York, the
other from New Orleans. Mr. Eustis has sub
mitted amendments to the Hatbor and River 1
bill increasing 'the appropriation for New Or
leans from $50,000 to $476 000, that for Red
River raft, ets., from $25.000 to $160 000, and 1
or the mouth of Red River from $50,000 to
In the House, Capt. Cowden's bill for the
Barrataria Ship Canal, from New Orleans to
the Gulf, pssed. By a vote of 177 to 35jthe
House peased a resolution forbidding the fur
ther retirement of legal tender notes. By a
vote of 96 to 71 the House refused to appro
priate $185,000 for the New Orleans Mint.
atephene, Butler and Garfield favored the ap
propriation, bhut a combination of members
from other places that wanted mints estab
lished in their looality defeated it. Judge i
Robrtson, from the Levee Committee, has re.
p-rtdla bill for elonag erevasses and raisin
454" s tfe Meisdsppi,
-he, .
pt's$l178,000, Arkansas $1,299,180, and $1,000,000
would go to strengthening the lower levees.
Bohleioher, of Texas, wants to give work to
- the people and at the same time develop the
country, so he has prepared a bill making
$250,000,000 available immediately far build
lug railroads and digging oanals.
a ICommunicated.l
1 First Communion at the Ursaline Day Schools
"Suffer the little children to come unto me
a for of such is the kingdom of Heaven."
It was my good fortune to witness, on the
morning of the 2nd, a scene the remembrance
d of which will never fade from my mind. It
was the ceremony of the first communion of
s me of the children attending the day school
of the Ursuline nuns. Ushered into a neatly
and very tastefully arranged chapel, I took a
seat near a window, through which the cool
refreshing breeze of the morning floated in.
e Several ladies and gentlemen, parents no
doubt of the children, were present,Iall seated
on one side of the chapel as the seats in the
I middle were reserved for the first communi
s cants and the scholars.
Shortly before the appointed hour for the
Ma ass His Grace, the Archbishop, came In, clad
e in his violet robes, ani attended by a priest.
The harsh ringing notes of a bell soon broke
upon the air, and ore its tones had died away,
t the sound of distant voices chanting a melodi
Sone hymn was wafted in upon the breeze
throrgh the windows, and soon a procession
f composed of the communicants, preceded by a
cross borne by one of the school children, en
tered the chapel. They were clad in spotless
white, and they bore lighted tapers in their
hands. Behind them came the school-children
dressed in white with bLe ribbon telts and
The procession filed into the chapel and th e
children occupied the seats in the middle.
There wees a simplicity and unof>rmity of
dress among them which was very pleasing to
the eye and it seemed to me that sweet essen
ces of purity and innoeoonce lung around
them. As I looked upon their sweet angelic
faces, I thought of what a happy age, the age
of childhood was. No regrets for the past, no
anxiety for the future. They knew not of the
cartes and the troubles of life-everything
f seemed to them clothed in a robe of trans
cendent whiteness-everything seemel to
them happy and joyous; Upon the horis )n of
their life they did not as yet discern the clouds
of pain and sorrow, the roses of happiness
were blooming for them; they did not know
that perhaps in a few years that sky as yet in
flected by a single cloud would be hung in
darkness, and those roses would be withered
and gone and have left but a recollection be
The Archbishop addressed them a few elo
quent words upon the great deed which they
were about to perform, and he exhorted them
to persevere on the road of virune. He depict
ed to them the numerous temptations which l
would beset them upon their path of life, and t
showed the unhappiness and the misery whiob
would ensue did they have the misfortune to
stray from Virtue's fold.
I must confess that this ceremony deeply im
pressed me. The remembrance of the day when
I had knelt at the altar for the same purpose, t
came rushing back upon me fall of the inci- ,
dents of the few years which bad elasped since
then and the present day. I remembered how
supremely happy I felt, and how miserable, e
and how unhappy I had been at times since c
"Gentlemen," said the great Napoleon, torn- r
lug to the officers who stood around him, "do r
you know what was the happiest day of my
life "
Some ventured to assert that it must surely I
have been the day following the battle of Ana- t
terlits, others averred that it most have been
the day when the "diadem of the Cassrs" was
placed upon his brow, but he shook his head
and answered, "No, sairs, it was the day of t
my First Communion."
And so say all who have had the good for
tune and the happiness to pass that way.
DBefore eonoluding these hastily jotted down c
fragments the writer cannot refrain from con
gratolating the nuns upon the appearance of s
their buildings, and the bearing of their
seholars. To the Mother Superior much praise
should be given, for to her indefatigable energy
sad perseverance the parents are indebted for j
the seal plaldples f reliUgion ad meorclty
the obhildren, and for these good qualities of
heart and polish of manners for whiobh the
scholars of the Ursulines have always been
noted. ATnos.
New Orleans, May 2, 1878.
St. ichael's Parish Schools.
Editor Morning Star :
Having occasion to visit Rev. Father Heslin
last week, we were kindly invited by him to
inspect his sohools. We visited, we think, Are
rooms all filled with children, boys and girls,
each room under the charge of a young lady
teacher. All of the rooms are furnished with
patent school furniture, and the children are
bright and intelligent looking, and are a credit
to parents, teachers and Pastor. We had
no idea before we visited the rooms that this
small parish, hemmed in between St. Patriok's,
the oldest English speaking parish in the Dio
cese, and St. Alphonses', the richest parish,
would have made soch a creditable display
both with regard to schoo!s and number of
One of the rooms was filled with joung girls
all busy making paper flowers for the Altar on
Easter Sunday. This is a very beautiful art
for girls to learn; and brought to my mind
a visit I paid some twenty years ago, to the
Academy of Mount St. Vincent, on the Hudson,
New York, during an examination and enter
tainment by the yoong ladies. Archbishop
Hughes, after the delivery of the priz2s, said,
he was well pleased with the progress of the
young ladies in their studies, but he thought
there was one thing still wanted in our
aceden:is, that ie, there ought to be classes in
which the Jourg ladies conid perfect ttem
rclvs in domestic arte, and particularly in
what the French call the Caicine, for which
there is no exact , qcivalent term in Erglisb,
but it means the work of the kitchen-the
whole art of kitolen cookery-and be said
that if the ladies of the Ac.:demy would insti
tote inch a clase he wonld promise to give, each
year, a gold crese to the most proficient of the
class. Ever since that time I have always
thought that Catholic tcbools should include
useful arts, and I was delighted to see
Father Hleslin have one in his floorishing
schools. Long may he live to preside over
them. D P. 8.
May 1st, 1878
April t9th, 1678.
Editor Morning tar April 9th,188.
It is so seldom that anything of an impor
tant nature occurs in this locality that you
will no doubt be eurp.ised at our asking a
little space in your valuable paper. Com
menoing on Sunday, April 14th, a grand and
successful mission was given at St. Peter's
Church by the Rev. Fathers Enright and Ro
senbaner, of the Redemptorist Order. A great
many were present at the opening ceremony,
and were treated to a splendid lecture by the
Rev. Father Enright. There were two lectures
delivered daily, one in the morning and one in
the evening, which were attended by large
audiences. Not obly did the Catholics turn
but, but a great many of the other denomina
tions were present every evonirg to hear the
eloquent discourses of these holy men.
It is needless for me to say it was a grand
success, as the Rev. Fathers did justice in their
discourses to their previously acquired oratori
cal honors. Enough to say the good Fathers
have d.no their work well; many who had
not been to their duty for years have made the
Our good and kind Pastor, Rev. Father
Pieherit, is overjoyed at the result of their
labors, and earnestly hopes that the work of
the mission will be as lasting as it was good.
The mission closed on the 24th, lasting ten
days, when the good Fathers proceeded to
Canton, at the request of Rev. Father Cogan,
to bestow similar blessings on bis parishioners.
On the whole, the Catholics of Jackson have
reason to rejoice lately, as the good Sisters are
doing all in their power to advance the cause
of education in our midst. They have built a
large and spacious ball in addition to their
school, and are well able to meet the wants of
the rising generation. c. C.
To give 2(02.893 in obharity in one year is
good work, sad that Is the amount dispensed
by te osCathelle ugssatlosll a wa e rsmess
A Central News Telegram, dated G!asgow,
April 13Cb, says:
This evening a crowd numbering 12 000 peo
ple gathered on Glasgow Green in a heavy rain,
in answer to a placard calling upon the Pro
testants of the city to "assemble and publicly
burn the Pope's Alloontion regarding the es
tablishment of the hierarchy in Sootland." A
rumor bad spread that the Roman Catholic.
were determined to resist what they considered
a contemplated insult, and that to make an
effectual resiatance they were ready to use fire
arms. The magistrates bhad taken precautson
ary measures to preserve the peace. A body
of 300 policemen were on the ground, and so
serious was the disturbance anticipated that
the authorities were prepared to read the Riot
Act and to call out the military if required.
Three anti-Papal lecturers appeared, and made
strong speeches against the hierarchy, and
concluded by burning an oiled copy of the
Ccatioo Times, containing the Allocution. The
Catholics seemed in a small minority, but
those of them present were greatly excited,
and frequently disturbed the speakers. A reso
lution was carried to petition Parliament in ac
cordance with the views of the speakers. Many
free fights took place, but no serious disturb.
A later Central News telegram, dated Sunday
night, April 14, says :
A riot, having some connection with the
burning, last night, of the Pope's Allocantion,
occurred on Glasgow Green to-night During
the evening twenty thousand people assembled
on the Green. Many gathered round an anti
Papal lecturer, named McIntyre, and from
stone-throwing by boys a general disturbance
took place. Missiles were no ed, the iron palings
broken, and thestaves used as weapons. Many
people were seriously hurt, and ten rioters
were apprehended. But for the presece of a
large body k.f police the disturbance would
have eten very ourious.
A telegram in t he Dublin Freman, dated the
eame nigh.t, says :
N.ttwjithstanding the comparative quiet at
tending tile burning of the Pope's Allocution
on Glasgow Green last night, when a disturb
ance was anticipated, a religious riot has oc
curred after all. To-·tight about 20.000 people
bad assembled on the Green, some of them
gathered round a well-known anti-Papal lec
turer, named M'Intyre, and from stone throw
ing by the boys a general row took place
Stones and other missiles were freely thrown,
and the iron railings were torn n,, and used as
weapons. Fortunately, a strong body of police
were present, or the riot would undoubtedly
have assumed a much more serious form. As
it was, many people were severely hurt-one
man so serionsly that be had to be removed to
the infirmary. Ten of the rioters were arrest
ed. While about 100 boys belonging to the
Duke street Reformatory, in which a rebellion
of the boys occurred last week, were being
marched to church to-day, forty of them ran
off. Fifteen of the forty have since been ap
prehended, but the others are still at large. I
Considerable insubordination has been mani
fested in the institution for some time.
The Dublin Freeman of Tuesday says:
Four men were tried yesterday for taking
part in the riot on Sunday, on Glasgow Green
between Orangemen and Catholics, consequent
noon the burning of the Pope's Allocution.
Etch was sentenced to thirty days' imprison
mer.t, and to find security to keep the peace,
or undergo a similar term of imprisonment.
Two others forfeited pledges of Li. The mag
istrates said they did not care what religion
the rioters were-that rioting would be sup
preseed with vigor.
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Liverpool Cathol'o Times April I(.
The British IIonre of Commocs is commonly
characterised as "the first aseetmbly of gentlo
men in the world." We confesr that our ex
perience of the legislative world is. rot sutfl
otently wide to justify as in institutituting co
parisane, but we need not be familiar with St.
trephen's for any considerable length of time
without coming to the conclusion that, if the
boast be something more than a mere piece of a
national vanity, we can feel for the foreigners f
from our beart. The diffioulty is to discover
what precise meaning is attached in this con- E
nection of the term "gentlemen." If it refer
simply to wealth and social position, it is not
worth vaunting about; while, ifit is intended
to convey the idea of cenrtesy and chivalry it
is a mere pretence without reason. Our coun
try has no monopoly of, nor precedence in
those qualities. We have in mind several E
disgraeosful displays of which the House of t
Commons has been the theatre, but we need k
not go beyond last Priday night for a flagrant b
exemplification. Mr. O'Donnell brought for
ward a motion which he would have done well
to let alone. It aroused much irritation In
Ministerial oircles, and estranged some of his 0
own friends. Lord Leitrim's moral character a
was the subject. A proposal was made to close 0
the doors, and a division taken on the point. ti
Mr. Gladstone, Lord Hartington, and Mr Lowe. o
belug present, voted for publicity; whereupon r,
a scene took place which would be incredible
it is were not witnessed by so many onlookeenrs. I
When the Opposition lobby was entered, a Ii
crowd of Mlsisedallts assembled onts-, sa-d 1a
amss te Mt antiem 4load Emtagism d
V derisive oneers, blises, and oat-calls were con
tinned" until the ex-Premler passed out of
sight, and the cry of "Yah, yab," which will
a now take its plaeo in the "Jingo" category,
made the roof ring. Can these men be' gen
tlemen" in any sense of the word f Potting
aside the affront to oneof the most distinguish
ed statesmen the nation has prodoouced-though
this itself was degrading enough-there was
the forgetfolnesu of dignity, of self-respect, of
the historic sesoolations of the Chamber. We
look for misconduct at the hustings, at politi
c cal meetings, and at open gatherings in excit
ing timee;but we ought not to expect rowdyism
in the House of Commons. When ragamuffins
a mob a oitson in the streets the police Interfere,
I and the magistrate teaches a stern lesson; not
I one of the representatives who sought such un
enviable distinction on Friday night would
submit to be baited even by a vulgar crowd;
but they were ready to mete out as gross treat
ment to a man whose career and intellect com
I mand nothing but esteem. Strange to say, the
Chancellor of the Exchequer, calm and di.
- criminating generally, sought to soften rather
than condemn the outrage. What his duty
I was we t(fr no opinion; but we think the
courtesies of public life would have justited
him in launching a severe censure against his
ill-behaved followers, It is getting high time
Cincinnatus went home to hls plough. When
he finds his house surrounded and stoned by
the democracy, and himself howled at in St.
Stephen's, by the unappreciative Toryocracy,
he should make up his mind to abandon the
stormy stage of political life. Fickle fortune
has discarded him, and may never accept his
wooing more.
The Agricultural Prosperity of the Country.
Mr. Burchard, of Illinois, in the course of a
brief speech, which he delivered in the House
of Representatives on Thursday last, in favor
of repealing the Bankrupt act, presented some
important statistics of the agricultural indus
try of the country at the prcsent moment.
Hisr purpose was to show that, notwithstand
ing the distress in which a large number of
our citizwes find thetmelves from having
bought on orrdit at high prices property a lich
is srlable only at low juices, there lihas bern
an ilo.reace among :s, dlu:ing thi- psls; Light
'years, of rest sabstla tial pr,.s,,crlty, b:,od
oupon au increcse of Tultivnatd i.lnl, agricul
toral cops llld frultetg stock. liere are his
figures, wlhih he gives in the alt Lo. ity of the
ce,i-son of 170 and the toa;rui-nioner of Agri
oultu: u:
(I ', I073.
A -rs tul:ivatd .......... 901 771.01 . 121..i5',00
]Ho'e l .................... 7.145 2;t 10.;.1 ,7o1
Munle . ... . . .. I 125 415 1,037,51i t
tiich cows... ...... -.--- t. 1),:2 11t, 0.100 t
[attlle--... ...--.......---... 3.- . 1.6 I. 11O 30
Sheep .... .........- .... 2 .477 951 35 74'S 500 U
Swine..................- .... 2.5 i34,561 :,t.2l .1 0
W heat. bushels ............ .205,,'8,7,iJ itiii 0O ,00
torn. bushels .............. I,- 54..i Oii 1,3401,0((.0£,0
Oats, bushels .............. '247,277,4101 405 200,8oI
Basley, bushels ........... - 25,2. .5 410 35,isil0I
Rye bushbels.. .... . 15 473,Y0n 5&I0n1,o00
Tobacco. pounds ......... 5o 0 6. i t) 481,00 I01
Hay. tons-...............-... 24 525.00 31,5u.0 00
Mr Burchard further said that the cotton I
crop this year will equal that of 1675. which
was the largest which has been made since i
leo0. The net result of his statistics is that
since 1070 the number of acres under cultiva- c
tion in the country has incseased by one-third,
the live stock by from one qunarter to one half, 1
the wheat crop by more than one-half, and
other staple products in equally striking pro- c
portions. In view of these facts it is easy to
understand why the balance of trade for the
past three years has been in our favor, and
why the premium on gold has declined.
Increase of Hydrophobia and Connecticut's New
Dog Law.
In Connecticut there were four deaths
from hydrophobia in 1.7u, seven in 1877,
and two already this year. Among the
above are seve-ral prominent citizens.
There has been paid annually, $12,1000 to
$15 (1110 or more, fir sheep killed by dogs,
while thousands of others have been maimr- t
ed but not paid for. Though many porte I
of the State are specially adapted to rais- r
ing sheep profitably, the fear of loss from
dogs has nearly put an end to this industry.
The above condition of things led the State b
Legislature, recently adjourned, to pass, d
with great unanimity, a stringent dog law, d
of which the principal provisions are the y
following: b
Every dog kept must be registered on or a
before May let of each year, and *2 15
paid therefor, to the Town Clerk for each
male dog, and $6.15 for each female dog. of
Each dog most constantly wear around the g,
neck a collar distinctly marked with the n
register number and the owner's name. al
Every dog not so licensed and collared, is H
to be killed, and $1 bounty is paid for the re
killing. Any person keeping an unregis
tered dog may be fined $7, or imprisoned 0)
30 days, or both: and it is made the duty hi
of Grand Jurors and all other prosecuting *t
officers, to prosecute any violation of this
act. All damages done by dogs to sheep at
or lambs, or cattle, are to be paid for by b
the town, and collected in full from the ti
owners of the dogs. Any person killing a bh
registered dog, unleem such killing be Jus- ol
tillable for the protection of life or property,
is liable for the value of bhe dog, as estab
limbed by eme t evide and to S ia
Sie ase T demi et bg
p Story of an Irish Home Thirty Years Ago.
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of (Coentined.)
e cHATrran VI.
i' "Hapless nation-hapless land,
- eap or fneomenting sand ,
Srumbled by a foreign weight,
And by worsem. domstio hats.
, God ef mnroy. God of pease.
t Make the mad onfuson oases
O'er the mental chaos move.
IThrough it speak the light of Love."
Anne's first glance at Mr. Daly's face when
Sh entered her room, confirmed her fear that he
had come to announce a erousne mishap.
s "Is anybody ill at Castle Daly I Have you
been really made anxious by Connor's die
er appearance I" she suled eagerly.
y "Ob, no; Ellen knew he was here, and told
her mother so. He has behaved ill, and I am
.g very angry with him. I have some bad news
s for him too, that will punish him more than
is my displeasure; but all that will keep. I
want some talk with you first, if it Is poselble
,y to get a quarter of an hour'soonversation here
without half the inhabitants of the Hollow
for audience."
a "I have secured that we shall not be lnter
im rupted."
is "And you can actually spare me the times"
"I think you need not ask that."
flat with all these preliminaries the conver
sation was long in beginning.
Mr. Daly wandered restlessly about the
room for a considerable time, pausing before
a the nnumeroes cabinets and little tables to take
eup and seem to examine carefully the various
r ornaments, all of home manufacture, that were
e scattered about.
" "Coumin Anne," he began abruptly, at lest,
"you were a wise woman to refuse to marry
me when I asked you about this time twenty
yeare ago."
"Co,in Dormot,"abe answered. "you were
a folIte hboy twenty 3care ago. when you ask
ti ea woman older than yourself, whom you did
d ru:t ],ve, to marry you "
"What makes yon say I did not love you I
thought I did ; and I am sure I swore it often
a cn,,gh."
"lIat I knoew you did not, and you know It
now; so if you will gy back to look at old
times, take card to see them in their true light,
a not more promising than they were."
S"I should have loved you if you had listened
to me. I wonder, if you could have foreseen
the meoe I have made of my life, whether you
. would have taken me out of compassion."
0 "No, I should not; I had too much respect
i for you and for myself, Dermot, to marry you
for the aske of saving you the trouble of
o managing your own life, and it would not
C have answered if I had."
"If you had ever ome to despise me, Anne,
it would have been for my real sins, not for
little oddities of manner and inoconsiderate
impulses that are too much bound up in the
e heart of me ever to be put of. Just blame is
wholesome; it is the dull, silent, dead weight
of opposition to one's whole nature that crubsh
es all the lifeoot and leavesones dead, stupid
log, to be drifted about by the tide of events."
"May I ask one question ? Are yoru talkting
of a remediable trouble T If not, Is there any
Suse in looking at it I"
S"Is there any use in orying out when one is
in great pain ? May not one allow one's self
at rare intervals the luxury of grumbling ?
You have never had a greet pain in your lile,
"So everyone tells me," said Anne, smil
"And I claim a right to inflict grumbling on
you, seeing that you refused to give me the
chance of having nothing to grnumble about.
There was another expectation I had of yoe,
Anne, that you failed me in."
"II how did I fail you I"
"When I brought my young wife home here
to struggle with diflioulties site was hardly fit
to meet, I trusted to you to make her path
smooth fir her. I thought you would instil
your magic of governing into her, and teach
er to win the people and tolerate their ways,
a thing she has never yet been able to bring
herself to do. I even fancied that, if misu-n
derstandinge shbould arise between as (suoh
different natures as we are), I might trust to
your old knowledge of me to interpret me to
her, and gloes over my faults with the glamor
of your sisterly indulgence. E pictured yeou
two living together as sisters."
"It was an extremely masculine fancy, Der
mot; and if y m had really wished to carry it
out, you should not have let her see me for the
first time when I was dressed in a red cloak of
native manufaqtnre., and standing up to my
ankles in a bog with half the population of the
Hollow vociferating round me be has never
recovered the shook of that introduction."
"I wanted her to see how youea brought order
out of disorder, and managed the unmanage
able. She has the same ends in view a yeou
have, and as she and I fall, and you sueeed,
surely shabe might let as learn of yeas."
"No, no, my ends are a long way from herg,
and she would not be satisfed to some as them
by my means. We are all ohblldreo together in
the Hollow, youe see, Dermot, Some wlse mean
has said that an unmarried woman, however
old she may be, always remals ossomethssetfa
child; and in my case it answers very welL I
ean be content to coax and seold sad rele de
stoally my bfellow.ohbildres. witheet ies
too em them er belag fi
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