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saW OULANA. BNOWDAY, MAY 1, 1es78.
[Ccndensed from Associated Press Telegrams.]
Tam EASTera QuasTIoN.-There seems to
have been absolutely no progress made in the
negotiations during the week, the only signi
flcant fact made known to the public being
that Count Sohonvalcff. Russlan Ambassador
to England, left for St. Petersbnrg on the 5th,
after havinR held several protracted inter
views with Disraeli and Lord Salisbury. No
one outside of government circles knows any
thing of his mission, but the idea seems to be
general that it is in the interests of peace.
The Connt will arrive in St. Petersburg to-day
or to-morrow.
If no progress has been made by diplomacy,
the same assertion will not bold good with
reference to the war preparations, which are
continued with unabated energy on all sides.
The Russians have 40,000 men now on the
march to reinforce their army in Southern
Turkey, and have been sending large numbers
of men to foreign ports, some even to the
United States, to man the privateers which
they are getting ready to harass British com
merce in case of war. It is also asserted that
she has refused to liberate the 60,000 Turkish
prisoners she captured during the war, having
grave doubts as to the neutrality of the Porte
In ease of trouble with England.
Austria has ordered the concentration of
troops in Transylvania, Croatia, and Dalmatia
covering the threelfrontiers exposed to Russiaor
her possible allies.
The Turks have assumed a more defiant atti
tude towards the Russians. They refuse to
evacuate Shumla, Varna and Batoom until the
Rpssians retire from the immediate neigbbor
hood of Constantinople. The Russians hold
that the evacuation of these fortified towns
should precede their withdrawal. A signifi
cant fact is that the most important Turkish
--army -corps at Constantinople isoomat.e&d_
by an Englishman, Baker Pasha, and the effi
eer second in command in the Turkish fleet is
also an Englishman, Hobart Pasha.
There is no abatement in the rapidity of war
preparations in England. 1,000,000 pounds of
lint for the wounded have been ordered, the
troops are being fed on canned preparation, so
as to gradually accustom them to the new fare
audj there is no decrease in the activity at
Woolwlih and other arsenals. On the 8:h a
number of transports conveying the British
troops from India to Malta, passed Aden.
WAlSHmGTro.-The joint committee of Dem
coratio Senators and Representatives appoint
- ed to consider the subject of investigating the
Florida frauds in the Presidential election,
have determined in favor of investigation.
The object seems to be not to disturb Hayes
in his offce, but to place all the facts on record.
The Army Appropriation bill Is ready to be
reported. It contains the provisions of the
Banning bill for army reorganization, with
some changes more favorable to the oficers.
The number of men is fixed at 20,000, and it
was demonstrated by Mr. Hewitt in cýmmittee
that under the new methods there wfLld be as
many muskets carried as now. The expenses
will not be reduced the first year, but after
wards there will be an annual saving of four
million dollars.
During the week General Gordon made a
splendid speech in the Senate in favor of re
pealing the Resumption act, and Randolph
Tucker, of Virginia, spoke in the House in
favor of the new Tariff bill. His speech at
tracted great attention.
The sales of the new United States bonds
belring four and a half per cent interest are
very great, averaging $1 20.000 a day.
THe TEXAS FRONTIER.-Tbere seems to be
amore unsettled state of affairs on the fron
tier just now than for some months past.
This is owing to the intrigues of the followers
ofex-President Lerdo who are instigating the
Indians to raid upon American soil for the
double purpose of withdrawing attention from
their own movements and involving Diea in
trouble with the United States.
A general revolution against Disz is antici
pated at an early day, and the Secretary of
war has telegraphed General Ord to be parti
uenlarly vigilant in the endeavor to prevent
anyinvasion of Mexican territory with hostile
intent from the American side of the Rio
Grande. The opinion in Administration cir
cles is that there will be serious trouble
in Mexico, and particularly along the border.
Russo FEIAN Movzxmrs. - For some
yda the asmoeiated press dispatches has been
reslarly reporting what is claimed to be a
general movement among the Irishmen of the
North looking to active operations in concert
with Russia against England in case war
breaks out. From among these dispatches we
take the following :
Nxw YoltE, May 5 - A special to the Herald
from Buffalo says : It is reported that a gen
eral movement is on foot for the invasion of
Canada by the Fenians in event of war be
tween England and Russia.
In an interview Col. John Quinn stated that
there were three Irish companies in Buffalo,
well drilled, offoered and equipped. He fur
ther states that Gen. Burke, formerly of the
United States army, and now one of the true
tees of the skirmishing fund, has received ap
plioations from veteran officers to be assigned
.WfU a 6.-Vague rnorse are afloat
jjjSjjjbjab j jish j in jj of a
three companies of Irish patriots are armed
and equipped here ready for service, and one
thousand Western Irishmen have been noti
fied so that they can be here in twenty-four
hours, while there are 3000 more in this vicin
ity that will rendezvous for a raid within
three days after orders are issued ; but nothing
authentio can be obtained to snbstantiate
these rumors.
SYaacusa, May 8.-Colonel Mulligan, the
Fenian leader, is here for the purpose of or
ganizing and equipping a Fenian force in this
city. Col. Mulligan declares that in the event
of a raid upon Canada, fully 100,000 men, well
drilled and armed with Remington rifles, could
be relied upon to march on Canada on thirty
hours' notice. The society clairs to have
plenty of funds and bave advioes from St.
Louis and other Western cities, which state
they can have all the money they want. A
prominent citizen in Cleveland has contributed
$25,000 towards the purchase of arms. Col.
Mulligan left for Oswego last night. IIe pro
poses to visit every large city to ascertain how
many men can be relied on, and how many
Remington rifles are needed.
A special from Syracuse, N Y , says: A
Fenian meeting held in this city on the 9th,
was largely attended. Letters were received
from General O'Neill, stating he was on the
line of Red River-with 10,000 men ready for
action. Dispatches from Buffalo were read
stating that 3,000 men in that city were under
arms. Five steam tugs and a number of canal
boats have been secured in Buffalo to transport
the Fenians to Canada.
Letters were read from Col. Mulligan, now
in Oswego, stating he had secured three
steamers in that city
The Paris Union publishes a retraction by
Fdther Cnroi, in which he declares that he
entirely adheres to all the teachings of the
Church respecting ti temporal power of the
Pope.- The 'lb in Monroe, Louisiana,
on the 6th resulted in the choice of 5 white
Democrats, one colored Conservative and a
colored Republican, as Councilmen, and the re
or b 6
msjorit -- 'he will of the San Francisoo
millionaire. O'Brien, shows his estate to be
worth $6,000,000. He gives the Catholic asy
lum of St. Rafael $30 000 and the Catholic and
Protestant Asylums of San Francisco reepec
tivly $30,000 and $20,000 - The delegates of
the Orange Order in Montreal have refused by
a vote of 367 to 6, to accede to the re quest made
of them by the Protestant clergy not to parade
on the 12th of July - Remington & Sons.
the great rifle manufacturers, are fnloancially
embarrassed. Liabilities $1,000,000; assets
$4 000 000 -The Episcopal Bishop of Pennsyl
vania in an address to his clergy expresses
alarm at the eflorts of Communistic leaders to
bring about a conflict between labor and capi
tal which can only result in devastation and
ruin, and he exhorts the clergy to study this
question of social science.
The Cork Examiner publishes the details of a
meeting held by some of the late Lord Lei
trim's tenants whereat speeches were deliver
ed and resolutions adopted denying all the
charges made against him and pronouncing
him to have been one of the beet landlords in
Ireland. What a miserable fraud the whole
affair was is thus exposed in an editorial which
appeared in the same issue of the Examiner:
If it were the fact that his tenants volunta
rily came forward to repudiate the accusations
against his memory, the fact would be a strong
one, but it is impossible not to note some cir
cumstances which materially affect the weight
attachable to the meeting we publish. The
requisition to the meeting was a circular
issued by an attorney in a form calculated to
impress on the mind of a peasant that it was a
legal document of coercive tffect. It com
mences with a preamble like the recital of a
deed, and then it goes on in most approved
legal form to add, ' I, therefore, ask each and
all of you to meet at the Court House, Mohill,
on Wednesday next, etc" Notwithstanding
the formidable nature of this summons the re
porter of the meeting says "the Court House:
which is a small building. was pretty well
filled, but the main body oJ the tenantry were not
present." At the end of the day about seventy
signal ores were got to the memorial, including
sixteen who signed by proxy, and those who not
being tenants helped to compose the meeting.
As the tenantry of the late lord were counted
at seventeen hundred the demonstration, then,
was, to say the least of it, very inconclusive as
regards their opinion with reference to the
charges against Lord Leitrim.
Last week the Buffalo Catholic Union coele
brated the seventh anniversary of its estab
lishment by appearing in a new dress. It also
had the satisfaction of publishing a strong
letter from the distinguished Bishop of Buffa
lo, Right Rev. S. V. Ryan, commending its
course and recommending it to the support of
clergy and people. The Bishop has faith in
the power of the press, as is evidenced by the
following decided language :
-"We believe it to be the duty of all good and
zealous Priests to encourage and exhort their
people, 'in sess3o and out of season,' in public
and in private, to subscribe for and sustain
the Catholic Press."
Last month the venerable Father Peter
Beox, General of the Jesuits, left Rome for
Floreno, perfectly restored in health. He is
ano c!,y-tirbee eaes old. ,
(Translated for the Mornlag Star)
(Extraots from the French "Livre des Orateart" by
Timon, published in 1844.
It is not here the parliamentary orator I
wish to depict; it is not Demosthenes
pleading his own cause in the Oligarchical
forum of Athens; it Is not Mirabean dis
playing the magnificence of his oratory in
the hall of Versailles, before the three
orders; the clergy, the nobility and the
third estate; it is not Burke, Pitt, Fox,
Brougham, Canning, vibrating the win
dows of Whitehall by the thunders of their
University eloquence; it is another style
of eloquence, an eloquence without name,
prodigious, startling, unprepared and such
as was never heard in ancient or in modern
times; it is O'Connell, the great O'Con
nell, standing on the soil of his country
under the broad arch of Heaven, an im
mense throng for auditory, and for his
subject the people, always the people, and
for echo the universal acclamations of the
multitude, like the roaring of the tempest
and the beating of the waves on the sands
and the shores of the Ocean.
Never, in any age or in any country, has
any man obtained over a nation an empire
so sovereign, so absolute, so complete. Ire
land personifies herself in O'Connell. He
is, as it were, in himself, her army, her
parliament, her ambassador, her prince,
her liberator, her apostle, her God.
His ancestors, monarchs of Ireland, gird
ed on the sword of battles. IIHe, tribune of
tihe people, wields a weapon in the battles
of speech far more formidable than the
sword,-the trenchant blade of eloq ence.
See O'Connell with his people, for the
Irish are truly his people; he partakes of
the same life, enjoys the same joys, bleeds
from the same wounds, wails at the same
sufferings. Ile transports them from fear
to hope, from slavery to liberty, from fact
to right, from rigit to duty, from supplica
tion to invective, and from anger to mercy
and pity.
He comnfands the throng to kneel and to
pray, and they kneel and they pray; to
lift up their brows to heaven, and they lift
them up; to curse their tyrants, and they
curse them ; to sing hymns of liberty, and
they sing them ; to uncover their heads,
and with raised hands, in the presence of
the Holy Gospels tr swear, and they un
cover their heads, and the; raise up their
hands and they swear; to sign petitions
for the reform of abuses, to unite their
forces, to forget their quarrels, to embrace
their brethren, to forgive their enemies,
and they sign, and they unite, and they
forget, and they embrace, and they forgive.
But how explain, how define this excep
tional genius who never rests, whose body
never tires, who manages to dispose of civil
and criminal cases, to attend to the labori
ons study of laws, to the immense corres
pondence of the agents of the association,
and nightly and daily to the agitation of
seven millions of men; how describe that
fiery soul that burns within O'Connell
without consuming him ; that wit of
incredible mobility that glances upon each
subject without withering it, that increases
as t:e proceeds, that is multiplied as he
expands, that is regenerated and Invigora
ted from its own exhaustion, that phenom
enon of an old age, so green and so vigor- t
ous, that powerful life that contains within
itself several lives, that inexhaustible gush -
ing of an extraordinary nature, without
rival and without precedent I
If O'Connell, with claymore in hand, had
attacked despotism, he would have been I
annihilated by the thunderbolts of British c
aristocracy; but in legality he protected a
and walled himself up, as in an impregna
ble fortress. He is bold, but perhaps more
adroit than bold. He advances, then re f
tires. He will go to the farthest limits of
right but no further. By cavil he shields t
himself as with a buckler and battles on
that ground, foot to foot; by captions and
subtle interpretations he entangles his ad
versaries in meshes that they cannot un
ravel. Scholastic, punctillions, sparkling
in retorts, subtle proctor, he obtains by
cunning that which he cannot obtain by
force Where others would be lost he saves
himself; his skill protects hid ordor.
One feels that this grand orator is cramp
ed and smothered under the cupola of the <
British parliament as some grand plant
under a coverlid of glass. For his lungs a
to expand, for his form to tower and for his a
voice to thunder he needs the air, the sun t
and tihe soil of Ireland. It is when be treads I
that sacred land, that native land, that he
breathes and he blooms. It is there in the t
presence of his people, that his revolution- t
ary and fiery eloquence bursts forth, flashes j
and radiates like sheaf. of fire at some I
grand pyrotechnical display. It Is there I
that he overflows and pours forth in scald- .
log tresi s tIha afl-powaeful Irevy h bM
avenges the slave and strikes down the ty
His raillery does not pierce like a needle.
Similar to some ancient sacrificer, with
uplifted club, full in the front ie strike,
his victim, and fells him groaning to the
See him gathering his indignation and
his strength when he relates the long histo
ry of the woes of his country, of her op
pression, of her misery; when he invokes
from the somb her noble heroes, and Ii -r
faithful citizens, who reddened with their
blood the scaffolds of Ireland, her lakes and
her plains; when he exposes to view the
lamentable spectacle of liberty destroyed
by the English sword ; the soil of their an
cestors possessed by tyrants; the covern
ment they instituted for them, and for them
only; the tribunals gorged with their
creatures; the juries corrupted, the parlia
ments purchased, the laws stained with
blood, the soldiery become executioners;
the prisons crowded ; the peasantry crush -
ed with taxes, brutalized by ignorance,
weakened by sickness and hunger, lank,
haggard, bent double, crouched on fetid
straw; the huts near the palaces; the
insolence of the aristocracy; the unem
ployed uncared for and unpitled; labor
without remuneration and without inter
miesson; martial law restored ; the liberty
of the press abolished; the administration
invaded by strangers; the nationality ab
Rorbed; the Dissidents unable to become
judges, jurymen, witnessen, annuitants,
Instructors or constables under penalty of
nullity and even of death ; the Catholic
churches empty, bare, and without orna
ments; her priests beggars avd persecuted;
the Anglican Church with joyous heart and
beaming front, tier hands in the sacks and
the coffers of gold. It is then that the
tears course down the cheeks, and in the
mi slt n n in"n" andrt arnwl oil-rnc, that
oppressed people, bursting into sobs, med
itates from the heart vengeance.
But let England from the heights of her
palaces and on her couch of purple and
silk, shiver an listen to the noise of the
giant roarinm beneath the mounetain piled
upon him. He courses through the dark
subterraneous passages ; he straightens up,
he raises on his back the fiery furnaces of
democracy, and England apprehending
the approaching eruption, in terror feels
her feet burning, and in her fright startles
back in dread, lest the volcano about to
burst should overwhelm her. * * a
O'Connell firmly believes in the future
emancipation of Ireland. He believes in
God, and it is because he believes and
because he hopes, that like an eagle, with
wings though whitened by the snows of
many winters, he still maintains his snb
lime Sights of oratory in the highest re
gions of eloquence. He does not separate
the triumph of religion, from the triumph
of libeity. He thrills with joy, he is filled
with glory, he is exalted in his magnificent
visions of the future, and his inspired
words have something of the grandeur of
the skies above him and the air and the
space around, when after his election from
Clarehe addresses the thronging multitude:
"In the presence of my God and with the
most profound sentiment of the responsibility
of the solemn and dreaded duties you have
twice imposed upon me, Irishmen, I accept
themorn and I obtain the assurance to fill
them, not frojm my own strength, but from
your own. The n:en of Clare know that the
only basis of liberty is religion. They have
triumphed because the voice that ia raised for
conutry had first breathed her prayer to the
Lord.-Now songs of liberty are heard in our
green fields ; their sounds are taken up by the
hills, fill the valleys, murmur in the waves of
our rivers, and our torrents, in thunder tones
shouts to the echoes of our mountains, Ireland is
free !"
But unfortunately Ireland is not yet
free. What will become of her T What will
become of her agitator ? Will he be
thunder struck in the midst of the storm T
Are England and Ireland shaken to their
very foundations, to battle with one an
other t are torrents of blood to flow t
May God avert these forebodings !
What does it matter, Daniel, if Ireland
comes from your hands surrounded with
glory and palpitating with nationality, or
that you should perish by the power of
bayonets ? Success alas! has too often
until now constituted the only title
of tyrants to right and legitimacy.
The world is delivered up to them,
and apparently God wills that they
sbou:d reign,-apparently all nations must
be born, live and die in a long stormy
period of darkness, relieved at rare inter
vals by beams of sunlight,-apparently
their oppression is one of the secrets of
that Providence that sports at human
justice, and that tries here below the
patience and the virtue of the op
pressed, in order to reserve for them the
sternl rewards of a heavenly loberitance.
Do mso ste nsttea yoersel a O'Qon
nell, to be exempt from the common lot,
and I know not, after all, if to crown your
.splendid life, it would not be better for
i you to perish than to triumph ! These
a Saxonscan plunge you into dungeons, lead
a you to the scaffold, rob you from the land
of Ireland that would no longer see her
I O'Connell or hear the tandering tones of
his voice. But they can never prevent the
sacred names of justice, of liberty, of
country, to be murmured in whispers on
the lips of Irishmen, to be sepeated by
r every heart, and at the name of O'Connell
I to thrill from the summit of your moun
tains to the borders of the sea. And they
I will not prevent, generous children of
Green Erin, the accomplishment of your
religious and political emancipation, nor
future generations to kneel and to pray,
and to sing songs of glory at the tomb
where repose the bones of your Liberator !
Editor Meornng Star:
A year ago I spent considerable time in your
city and State, and made up my mind that itis
the place for some of the surplus workingmen
of the North, especially the Democratic Catho
lic who, by sobriety and industry, has saved a
few hundred dollars with which to undertake
the venture-I should rather say, the asnsured
success, from the evidence of Catholic schools,
churches, and the exemplary piety of the
throngs in attendar.c. I am free to say that
religion or politics has nothing to do with the
material success of the immigrant, but
those of our religion who go to your State to
improve their condition, are doubly fortunate
to Pave the consolations of the Holy Church
women occupied throughout the Interior.
This is not so in Kansas and the West, as
many years must elapse bofore church faoillth
times can compare with Louisiana.
I have been endeavoring to secure a colony
for Attakapas and St. Landry country, but the
Kansas excitement has been so furious, the
agents have madesuch extravagant offers, and
put such stress on the swamps of your State,
that I am greatly retarded in my work.
One great source of regret is the meagerness
regret is the meagreness of ocolal Informa
tion concerning your State, and no positive
knowledge of any action of your Legislature
to encourage immigration.
I have "Louisiana As It Is," by Dennett,
which is good in its way, but designed more
to advertise an agency than as an official
guide. I have little data as to the cost of
freight and passage from New Orleans to
the district I speak of. If I could get in
oommunicatian with some Catholic planter or
other person who controlled sugar machinery
in the St. Landry, Iberia or St. Marys parishes,
and would give me inducements, I would
bring to the country a few (two or three)
mechanics-say a machinist, blacksmith and
millwright-experte in their business, who
would be glad to be ersgaged this coming sea
son, and return N.rth in the winter, after the
sugar-making was over, whose report would
have great weight with the colony, and in the
spring following I could lead a colony of fifty
to one hundred families who are desirous of
engaging in sugar and mixed farming.
If you will be kind enough to place me in
communication with some party who has
machinery, in the region I mention, and who
may want meobhanio, both purposes may be
served. Or if the State has an authorized
agent, to give me his address and such in
formation at your command as may assist me, 1
will confer a great favor.
I refer you to Father A. J. O'Brien, of Belle
foot, in this county, who is our pastor.
W. G. Cornaroas,.
While in Turkey Grant met some American 1
travelers with whom he conversed in the most
unreserved manner. lHe said he considered
Joseph E. Johnston as the ablest General on
the Confederate side during the war. Lee had
a splendid genius and thoroughly understood
the theory of war, but was not so able in prao- I
tice. Stonewall Jackson he considered the
most overrated man of the war. The oorres
pondent of the Norfolk rirginian, who repiorts I
these statements, says: "Theseeopinions will,
I am sure, be counter to those of the future
historians. Already Shiebert of the Royal
Prussian Engineers, has shown what a host
"tonowall" was and b w his ibleftain felt his
Story of an Irish Home Thirty Years Ago.
Old and new time seemed bewilderlogl
mixed up together' as the day went on,
Anne found herself seized upon just as sheaseo
to be in longpuast days, for private oanfsreeem
with one and another member of the hbaf.
Even Mrs. Daly, who bad never ooed soe -
to so muhob intimacy before, held her be.
with a hand on her arm for a minute ortwesi
the drawing-room, when the reest of the party
went out for a walk, to say
"If they speak to you on the subject, I hope
you will say what you oan to reconcile Ellen
and Connor to the ohange we are making. Yeo
have great influence with Ellen ; I wish you
would make her see that her disoontent is very
distressing to her father-I say nothing aboat
'But you should," cried Anne; "nothiag
would be better for Ellen than to have suah a
motive as sparing you put before her, to help
her to control her feelings."
"It is not my way to speak about myself.
Mrs. Daly answered ; "I suppose I should gat
more consideration if I claimed it, but I oea
not speak of my own feelings."
"Not even to her own daughter. What a
strange thing that morbid reserve is," thought
Anne, as Ellen, who was waiting outside the
door, seized the arm Mrs. Daly relinquished,
and dragged her out into the garden.
"N .w, let as go op to poor Aunot Ellen's fa
vorite turf walk under the larch trees, out of
eight of mamma's prim flower borders; there
one can get a breath of air. Oh, Anne, do you
know what it is to feel all day as if you could
not breathe I"
"No, I can't say I do," said Anne, laughIng.
"Of coores not, for you never do or say things
to make people disapprove of you, and look
;rise at you out of their eyes, till you feel
sousne Auu,,you .ua uimagie now
mI bh en here (for me) sine
Pelham N l Unoe Charlese ame. You see I
am so horrid that they aon's endure me; and
it has opened mammbs eyes wider than ever
to all my faults I They try to like me. I cam
see that, and I study hard to please them, acd
watub every word; but just when I think I am
sooceeding, and begin to feel a little happy
out comes some unlucky speech from my ree -
self, and they are disgusted with me again. It
is very uncomfortable to be made so that
one's nearest relations can only like one whoe
one is pretending to be diferent from what
one is."
It was certainly not a love story that this
second Ellen Daly was telling in her aunt's fa
vorite walk ; but it interested Anne quite as
deeply as that other tale had done, as sbe look
ed down on theeager, ohangeful face and wIst
ful eyes fixed on her now.
"Anne, shall I be able to live at all. do yea
think, among those English relations of ore
we're going to, who, if Pelham describes them
rightly, always say what they mean, and do
what they Intend, and will be for ever msniag
allowance for Connor and me f Won't die
bsfore I come back, and see the shadow of
Laoh.a-cree grow long on our own lak
again I"
"No, certainly not," said Anne, "If you are
the true-hearted Irish girl I take you for, Wtb
ouarege not to be ashamed of anything that b
not really wrong, and spirit to take and give
back a little ridicule kindly."
'It's not ridicule I'll mind, or get," said
Ellen, sighing, "for I don't think that at PoI
hrn Court the -hole family have a laugh
among them. It's my own brother's being
ashamed of me that kills me, and the fndilng
out that I always make a ,rie'ake and vex him
most when I try hardest to please him."
' Say serve instead of please, and you'll nad
out how much better the trying answers." said
Anne. "Ellen, avournoeu, you like to be
thought like me. Suppose it should turn oat
that the likeness between us is deeper than on
the outside, saLd that the lesson set for you to
learn in your life should be the same as
"I should not think you ever needed to learn
any lessons."
"Yes, this one, to put serve, instead otpleMse
into my wishes, when I thought of those I
loved beet. You try that plan, and )on will
find what a great deal of trouble and what
heartborne it saves you. Let people think of
you as they will, and be content if you can only
serve them."
"Oh dear, and it's so pleasant and sunshiny
to please everybody. I do so like the way pee
ple here have of prlesing one at every momeat.
Uncle Charles and mamma say it's bypocris;
but whether they mesa itor not, it's very Oue
to hear, and I can't think how I shall ever bear
to live where I'm jost the same as everybody
else to everybody. Anne, do you se that bit
of a path beyond the bouse sloping up the
mountain, where the shadow of that cloud lies
so deep t I shall feel just like that all the
time I am away. I shall be walking on, oa
through the dark, with not a bit sunshine to
warm me."
"And look further on, do yo see what bright
light the p,th opens out into when it fair
ly reaches the crest of the hill. We havemads
a litte story outof tt between us. Never mind
bow dark the shadowy bit is if it really takes
you ',p. That's all I ask for you, tbough you
know I love you with all the veins of my heart,
Eileen asthore. You are sare to get to the
warmth and light sooner or Iater."
Riles stood still o the tart walks, ad tuek .
l**t 1** to"4 W.

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