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VUnrsday Morniiis. Nov , 1851
j- ABIDE WITH VS. ,
t'.-i'r., Tanr with wet Otnr'onrl V '
s'.' i". "r tho day.l puatof b . ..' . i '.'..li
m , SmI the thiide, of eTulnggUir, .
y ,ini th0 niSht 1 drawing nighl "'
' '. -.Trr)i with uwl : Tarrj' with mel ' . ', , ' ;
i. ' P bi nut uuhMiled bfl : . ,.:
i Many frlandt wero gathered round me.
; in the' bright daye of the past;-
But the grave has closed bor, thorn, '
' And Uiugei here atlat; . .
" l ain lonOtyy tarry with roe- -
Till Iho dreary Might Is post
'' Blmm'd for me la earthly beauty;
Vottho spirit's ejewould fuln ,
, Et upqn thy loTOly features; ...
- - Shall seok, door Lord In valut
Tarry with mo O my Snvlourl .
'(' Lot me see tliy smile egaliil w , ' ",
Bull my car to earth-born music; ' -"1
1 Speak thilu Lortl In words of choer; " ;
?toble tottorlng my footsteps, ' ' ; '
. . Sinks my heart witli suddou foar;
; Cast tlilno arms, deerLord around me,
Let me feelthy presence near.
Jalthfal memory paiuts before m, , '
i Every deed and Uiought of sin; . . .
' Open thou the blood-lled fonntaln,
r . ClSamo my guilty soul within; ; ' '
, Tarrj' thou forgiving Savlourl , ;
.. Wash tue wholly from niy sli.1
Beeper deeper grow the shadows;
'Paler now the glowing Wosl; ' ' " ," '
i Bwlft lh. Bight of deuth advuueesi ;
Blill it bo the night of res , ' i
' T.'ry with uio, 6 my Saviour, ! . "..
Lay niy head upon thy breastl
reeble, trembling, fainting, dylnj,. ' '
, Lord, least myself on thoe; .
' Tarry with ino through the darknossl
. - '. Whllo 1 nloop still watch bymo, ..
, Tlll the Diornlng then awnleo me, ' . '
Bjarost Lord to dwell with llwe.
SKETCII UY X MAN OP PII'TV. -l
Dt TVKODOriE' 9. TAT.."'
' Tlilrty years ' ago I was" penniles ' arid
vuh6Ut h friend.' , I liad engaged unsuc
;3Sfuly .in two or . Uirco fonorn specula
tions, in the course of .. wliich I wandured
about tho SUUo'with a rfi ltlcss' independ
ence sometimes inourniugover the past,
t(nl sometimes antiuipnting the bleak and
gloomy future; .At length my funds and
every invention to increasd them . woree?r
haustcd, and, shunning all society, I spent
a week in devisng plans of which I ,was to
bo rescued from my embarrassments. I
Wasvry young.and adversity was a strange
tiling to me. in tho absence of all ainusc
ments and occupations, I .devoted myself to
rambling. I passed hours and whole days
in roaming over the lovely1 scenery of, oue
of the most "picturesque countries I ever
8a'f. I would. start off in tho ..jiiorning,
when tho sun first peered above the., glow
iue east.-fttid. with a few hard buscuitsin
my pocket, push my .'journey' I knew not;
and cared not wither. 1 CRnnot aescriDO
thosenjalions with which I havo awak
ened from my feverish slumbers, and gone
tlius abroad beneath the fair morning sky,
Vrhen the fragrance was loosed ;. from' the
thousand surrounding flowers, and every
simplo object of nature came up to my
. ? i i ' . if.-, -t. -
sijjniwuu sweet reality, ner i;iriivvinjj
oa with the colors "of unhappy dreams; and
A3 the suij.. vj. ";'t .'.
. f 'Sprang gloriously f. -.
i t And frooly up, umi lull and river " '
v,:' . .Wereat(!hni(r, upon wave and tree. .
;.- -. i. The arrows from bis subtle nuivor.V- ..
I Jiavo seemed abstracted from tho ties pf
Society, and dwelt in tho silence that was
linbrokeu by any sound to remind ,me of
man,' as If 1 had been ft deef or a bird, or
some other free and untamed creature of
tho forest, gified with human sense and
feeling'.:; .Of the sceneri arbund me" I was
completely enamored." v.l lost every tasto
for other oocuDaiions, ; I wishod ta enjoy
- forever, this wild existence, in the midst of
rocks; and trccs, and rivers, watching the
occurrences of the inanimate world, ia the
many capricious shapos in which life has
sprung m ita -mysterious connecuon wnu
- There is every whore through the works
of provjdonco irti'jissuiUivd inttuence above
philosophy, inconsistent with' violent emo'
tion' - Dear reader if you are weBryof the
world if life hnS'Sbne-V with you so - that
you look upon it as a tedious and hacknicd
etory--if you have labored lonor and - are
yot surrounded with wanW-if poverty lias
ctitdown the best feeling of your soul-if
you havo hoped and been disappoiuted-if
you jiaye been trusted and been betrayed
lf iiime beinff around .-whom vonr verv
heart's strinif&'were Woveh.'has' beeii .but
yesterday returned to the dark ; earth -go
forth from the rude iioiso of biisy men to
the 'quiet and winning loveliness of a
- country scene. . Look out some delL in the
midst of a lonely forest, where the green
bank, scented with a '..'Jew wild flowers,
slopes dowa to a running stream that some
times dashes through a ; compressed chan
nel, ana sometimes expanus into a suvery
ltke.Vr Tbe'bending willow shall overhang
its surface, and a few rocks jut their mossy
points here and there into the 'transparent
rippling water; When you lie down upon'
the cool grass, the birds.-will alight 'near
- ,you, and warblq, their nqte,s, and trim their
beautiful feathers! with a confidence in you
whiuh you would deem sacrilege to betray1.
"Above your head through the openings ia
if.it kJ toward evening, anil the red sun is
going down to his golden couch, his crim
son rays will stream through the treos.and
full upon some venerable oak, or tho leaves
of a grove, upon some high rock, or the
bosom of a glossy stream, londtng them
all a beauty like that of fairy land. Before
you havo numbered half of . these ' simple
and common things in ' nature's hisuiry,
though there haVe btictlt tempest of wild
and gloomy resolutions in your mind it will
all vans away . unconscious v; you will be
inspired with, a resignation to tlio will of
t fovidenee Ringularly. oppomte to your
former rccklissiu 68, and !lod with a
softness ofricf dearer than the lightest
flash of pleasure. : . - . .
In such scenes with such sensations, I
yielded myself to the current of the WorlJ,
and resolved again toeck upon its' unsta
ble billows for a reputation and a home. . I
wrote to a friend who was the liroprietorof
an academy of some renown, and offered
my services as an assist. Ihey were Kind
ly accepted. His answer enclosed advance
money to a considerable amount, and, in a
few davs, as if I were but tho iiriaso of
som? changing druatnj J', found myself a-
way.uom the wide green , runs and snaa-
owy woods of" the ' country, pent up in a
small room with a class ot boys wnom i
was to initiate in'o the mysteries of geog
raphy and astronomy.
The first lad was a dull, siugular-look-ng
beinrr. of a most unpromising exterior.
Judging from, appearance, the probability
ot teaching his 'young ideas how to shoot,
seemed a matter of considerable doubt. I
strove several times for a glimpse of intel
ligence" in his mind ia vain. It was ' like
the labor of the Brazilian slave, digging in
tho sand for diamonds. "- . .
'Where is Asia?' asked I. :
He reddened, put out his under-lip, cast
down his eyes, aud at length found words to
say, . , . . '
On themap, sir. . . j
'Point ta its real situation,' .. . ';
Ho stuck out his clumsy hand like the
forepaw of a dancing bear.and pointed inja j
direction about twenty; degrees above the j
horizon.' . -.. ,. . . '
'What causes the day V , ;';..;'.,,-'
'The sun, .sir.' .
What causes tho Jiighl?' ' . . . w :
'The moon, sir.'
I was "quite satisfied as to tho extent of
his abili.ies, and passed on. . ; ..
:. Tho next was a clear complexionod, noble
looking fellow, with large dark eyes and
glossy- hair, curjed abouilm nigh temples;
his full lip was red like a girl s and his voice
was sweet as music. , - - ( : '
Ho had a correct knowledge of what he
had gone over, and a facility in learning
whatever was placed, b'-iore him. , ine
few simple iu'errogatories .'which I put to
him were easily rwplie.Uo,. till at length he
missed several in succession. Then came
a (shadow over -bis., morning - face-, and the
fears stole up softly iu:o his eyes, and hung
upon their loiig lashes trembling. I could
not but wonder to : myself if he-had a
sis:er or a cousin who' resembled him; but
what was that to me? ' KoI went on.
The noxthad nothing to distinguish him
from boys in general. Ilia ' countenance
was one of those common faces which we
never notice ; lie' had pins stuck in the
sleeve of his coat, and twine hanging out
of. tho corners of his pocket. His stock- ,
ings had sliped down over his shoes, and
the strinirs trailed along the floor. He fidg-
etted with his button ; hole, and put his
foot iu his lap, and at length got. one of
his companions laughing at something
wliich ho had in his hand. . I called him to
me, and ho thrust it into his pocket, which
stuek out from his body as if it contained
the wholo amount of his personal ' estate.
1 desired him to empty it upon the,. desk','
and fortli came a. medley of echool-boy
treasures: ' Isinglass slato ponoils-a ball
chewed Indian rubber paper boats a
top, and among the rest," a fly-box, cori
taihing a most unfortunate prisoner, who,
without judge or jury, had been summarily
condemned -his wings stripped from his
back", and he hanged by a hair rope on art
appropriate pin, wood gallows, which my
friend had manufactured for the occasion.
The other was an awkard, lubberly,
overgrown creature, with a pair of green
eyes, that loolied like a cat's, - His hair
stuck out straight on .every Bide ' like a
coat brUshi ho had a htlgh noso that occu
pied a third of his face, and he spoke with
a cracked voico that hal as little of melody
in .it as the, filing of a saw. -. He sat upon
the bench with, as little animation as if he
had been made out of putty, and , though
he did notanswer any question,' yet he ex
hibited rioolher sign of grief than" might
have been detected in a yawn that opened
a mouth of most appalling dimensions.
Now mark the caprices' of. fortune.r
Thirty years bad gone with the wind.1. 1
have taken'an : interest in watching .the
progress of my littlo class. ' The last men
tioned grew up into a poet.- He has - writ
ten some of the'most delightful stanaas I
have ever read.-" They breath a'soul of the
highest nature, and a heart stored with all
that ennobles ' and ' sweetens life. ."The
dunce wlionil first examined, at this in
stahce holds an oflicejn the service of . the
United States, where his doep knowledge
of htfrnrtn nature,' and his pbwerfnl. talents,
have made his name familiar to every ear,
as his praise, will be to future generations.
He in whom I found nothing to distinguish
him from common boys, but his slovenly
appearance, is" now one pf the neatest kni
wealthiest merchants in the city, and uni
versally beloved for his.: intelligence and
virtue, and the other, whose sweet wee
and brilliant mind won m? affections im
mediately and awakened the liveliest hopes
of future'eminehce, sleeps in his grave.
' " 3TA.. gentleman ; by ' the- name of
Slaughter .liyinjf ' near Montgomery . Ala:,
being subpoaneu asa witness in a case pend
ing in the ClreuiJ Court, and being about
to marry a Miss. .Lamb writes to the
Court that he 'cannot attend as a witness
in "this.- Court; as I'expeot to Slauyktcr
lamb next Sunday.,-t : -L.v! ....
A poor fellow1, having got his sknll frao
tured, was told by .the . doctorr that the
brain was visible; on which he remarked.
,jT"a w io,Avfp.tKn. v.V". wlorawa 'ntnf.
: LANCASTER; OIIIO, THURSDAt MORNING, NOVEMBER 23, 1851
TUB SLIGHTED SCIIOLAU. . ;
Cases like the one I am now about to
relate are much too frequnt in pur eodntry,
aud they, are such, too,as should be guard
ed against by all those who have an in
terest in education. Tho incident ' was
brought to mind by 1 hearing-a complaint
made by the parent of a poor boy, - who
bad beerr grossly, neglected by tlio teacher
of a villugo school, neglected simply be
cause he was poor and comparatively friend
less! ,i,-. v ,v r ,t -.-.. fis ;i
.Many years ago I attended school in the
town of ' ' ' .' .'..''''
Among tlio scholars was a' boy named
George Henry. His father was a poor
drinking man, and the unfortunate boy bad
to sutler in consequence.. . Gqorge came t
school habited .ju jragaoj garments but
they were the best lie had; he was rough
and ' uucoulh in his .maimers; for he had
been brought up in that manner; he was
ignorant, for he had never bad an opportu
nity for education ''' ' ' ' ' ' '
Season after season poor George Henry
occupied the same seat in the school room
it was a back, corner scat, away from
the other scholars and thero he thumbed
his tattered primer. ' The rarcd condition
of his frarb irave a homelv cast to bis whole J
appearance; and what ot lutelhgenco there
might havo been in his countenance was
beclouded by the outer ' covering of the
boy. He seldom played with" the other
children, for they seemed to shon him; but
when he did for a while join them in their
sports.he wasso rough, he was soon shoved
out of the way. - - . : ','.'.
ihe teacher passed tno poor boy coldly
in tho street, while other boys in better
garbs were kindly noticed.' In the school,
young ilenry was coldly treated. - I he
teacher neglected turn, and then called him
an "idle blockhead, because be did not
learn. The boy received no-incentive to
study, and consequently ho was' moat of
the time idle, and idleness begat a disposi
tion to while ' away tho time in mischief.
Vox this he was always whioped,- and the
more idle he became. - Ho knew that ho
was neglected by the teacher, and simply
because he was poor and ragged, and with
a sort of sullen indifference, sharpened at
times by feelings of bitterness, lie plodded
on his dark, thankless way.' - ' " VT .."'
Thus matters, went on for several jears.
Most of tho scholars who were of George
Henry's age, had passed on to the higher
branches of study, while he, poor fellow.
still spelled out words of one and two syl
lables, aud still kept his distant seat in tho
corticrr His father had sunk lowcrin thfl
pit of inebriation, and the unfortunate-toy
was more wretched . than ever.. .: ; , ;
The look of clownish indifference which
had marked his countenance was now giv
ing Way to a shade of unhappy thought and
fjeliugs, and it w.wiBVidemV" that the great
turning point of hi life was now at hand.
He stood now upon the .step in .life from
which the fate of aftor years. 'niust take its I
cast. - - ' ''- '"'
At this time rr nrrvn by tho -nnme of Kel-
ley took charge of the school. : ' He Was an
old teacher,' a careful observer of human
nature, and really a good man. Long years
of guardianship over wild youths had giv
en him a ; bluff, authoritative . way, and iij.
his discipline he was strict and unwavbr1'
ing.- . -L, .. '.,: : "-v ' ' .. ,'.:,...
Tho first day he passed in the teacher's
desk of our school was mostly devoted to
watching the movements of the scholars. r
And studying tho dispositions with which'
he had todeiti. Upou George Henry his
eye rested with a keen, searching glance.
lie evidently iuado but little ot him the
first day, but on the second day he did
more,.; - "' " . '..:'"''.'
It was during the afternoon of the second
daythat Mr. Kelley observed young Hen
ry impaling flies on the poinlof a large pin.
He wentto the boy's scat, and after repri
manding him for his idleness, he took up
the dirty tattered primer from his desk. ;
"Have you ever learned more than is in
this book?;' asted the teacher. ' ' " ' " 'f
"No, sir," drawled George.
.."How long have you attended school?''
"I don't know, sir, it's ever sipce I can
remember.'' " ', .'.."." '. . '" ' "
"Then you must havo beon an idle.reck
loss boy! said tho teacher with much se;
verity.. "Do you realie how many years i
you havo lost ; w hat sort 01 a man ao j ou
think of .making-in. this way? . One of.
these days you wil . be too o J to gotp
school, and. then while your companions
, . t , j .
are seeking some honorable
you will be good for nothing..-.
parents; : ., . ., - -
"Yes, sir," answered the boy.in a hoarse,
subdued vojee,. t- M ".,tr '
1 "And do they wish you to grow up to be
an ignorant, Worthloss man?
The boy hung down his . head and was .
silent; but Mr.' Kelley saw two great tears ,
roll djwn his cheeks. In an instant the ,y( inhere he-insisted on putting a block
teacher saw ;. ho had something besides an;, through tho machine, -y In '.; doing so get
idle stubborn' mind to deal with in the rag-' both wrists undor the Wade, which severed
gtid scholar before him. 1' lie laid his hand his ha,nds from, his firms, so that thty bare
on the boy's head, and in a kin 1 tone ho ly hung by'tho skin. Too' much besotted
said: .. - ' ;:'". to'itnow'' what had 'happened,-1 1 went to
Vl wish you (6 slop after scliool is dis- the brook to wash, off tho blood,ji-when4ie
missed. Do not be atVatd, for I wish to as- discovered his -tcfrible,: : condi.tion-j-for, in
sist you if I canI ; x ti '. attempting to uso. his, handsK they , drop-
George looked wonderingly- into the,- pdd from hiS arm;" Thus "mutilated" he
master's face, for there was something in met his mother in thodoor.whi swooned at
,i.- i. w.i,:,.i. r..ii nnnn . . ri n u 1
car that sounded strangely .to him; and he
win who ui iiiq vuivv Tfwivii, . ivii.uuvu 4110.
thought too, as he looked around, that the
rest- of the scholars regarded him with
kinder countenances than usual. 1 A' dim''
thouffht broke in upon his mind that,. from
some cause, - he was going to be .. happier
than before. .. ... ' , . ... ..' .
After the school Was dismissed,; George
Henry remained in his seat till the teacher
called him to the desk.' . .I"-;' ' ' ' : ; : '
Now," ; aaid Mr. Kelley,- "I. wish to !
ow, saiu mr.,ttiieTr yi.wian to.
knbw why it is that you have never learned
lore. ..You look bright,, and you look
.1,1.1, vaii mifflit mala a imarl man
as though you might make a smart man. r
Why is it that I find you so igdorant?' V v
."Because nobody nevfir helps, ;:.nw,v Te-.
plid the boy; . "Nobody never eares for
me, sir, because I am poor.",!-, r.;. r: -.i-
- By degrees the kind-hearted teacher got
the poor toy's history, and while generous
tears beteWed his eyes,, he said;,. i f "
, ''You have been wrongly treated, Goo.,
mrw wmno-lvt but thersja.vet time, for
will yon try toaia?" ' . '
'Ves-T-P, yes,'! quickly utU:rcd the boy
in earnest tones. Vies I should, love to
learn. ' I don't ' want to be a bad boy," he'
tiinuingiy auuei, wmu un counienance
glowe'iwith unwonted animation.
. Mr. Kelley promised to purchase books
for the boy as fast as he could learn to read
them, and when Georgo IL-nry left the
sjliool-room; his face was wet with tears.
We' scholars, Who had remained' in the en
try, saw him tome out and our hearts wore
warmed towards Kim. : We spoke kindly
to him, and walked with him to bis Louie,
and bis heart was too full for ut.'erance.
On the next day Oeorge Henry com
menced studying in good earnest, and the
teacher helped hirri faithfully. Never did
1 6ee a change sp radical and sudden as that
which took place ia the. Lalus of the poor
toy,. - . " . . "
:' As soon as the' tt achor treated him with
kindness and Yespect, theseholaM followed
the oxample.'.aud the result wag, that they
found iu the unfortunate youth one of the
most noble-hcartcd, ptnerous' and, accom
modating and .truthful plavmates in the
world.' " ' ':
"g Jcara av pased ;eince those
selioot-boy days. - George Henry has be-
come a mm of middle age, and in all the
country there is not a man more, beloved
and respected than he. And all is the re
sult of one teacher having done his duty.'
. You who are school-teachers; remember
the responsibility which devolves upon you.
In this country of free schools, there should
be no distinction between classes.., All are
alike ' entitled to your care and council,
and the more weak th a child, the more
earnest should be your endeavor to lift him
up and aid him. Ghrutkn 2lrror, .
Tni Miseh. Of all the creatures upon
earth, none is so despicible as the miser.
It is not impossibc that the profligate may
have a friend, for tliere is usually left about
him some touch of humanity some un
broken chord of the finer feelings of our na
ture; but the miser meets with -no sympa
thy.' .'Even the. nurse who is hired, , to
attend him in his laleit hours, loathes the
ghastly occupation, and longs . foi-,thc mo
ment of her release; for although the death
damp is already gathering on his brow.thd
thoughts of the departing sinner are still
upon his gold; at tho mere j'n jling of a
key ha starts from his torpor in a parox
ysm of terror, lest a surreptitious attempt
is being mado upon, tho sanctity of his
strong box.- ' p '' ''
: - There are no ' prayort of the "orphan or
the widow for him not .a eoliutry .voice
hasevec breathed his name to heaven, as a
benefactor. 0ne poor pehny. given away
in the spirit of true charity,' would now be
worth more to 'him 'than all the gold the
world contains; but. noialthstanrliug that
he was a church-going mob, and familiar
from his iiitn?y witb those awful texts in
wliich the worship of Marftmon is denouric
ed And the' punishment of Dives told, he
has never yet bocn nblo' to divorce himself
from ' his- solitary lov-of lucre, or to part
with one atom of his polf .;' 3 . r ... ; :f
; And so, from a miserablo life, detested
and . despised, he, passes into a 'dreUry
eternity; and those: whom he has neglected
or misused, taake inerry .with, the hoards of J
v V A iiothci"a IiiflucDccv. ,
r. In England, 6dme years ago, a taan pro--seuted
himself befoie ahody of clergymen,
to bo examined that he might be licensed
to preach thp gospel; His advantages for
study had "not been-very jrrcat, and he
had many fears that he could not sustain
himself, nnd answer the numerous ques
tions which ho knew would he proposed.
With a trembling heart, he stood up before
his fathers and brethren; and one of them
ftsl;ed.,bim with, whom ho had studied di
vinity.. , " '
The yoilng iiinn Was somewhat confused
at the qnestjoh, for he knew very well that
ho had not enjoyed the instructions of any',
distinguished divine; and he replied, with
hesitation, 'My - mother taught mo the
Scripluros.' . 1,1' !.,. ., . , . .;: V.
'Ah said the minister. Who ; asked . the
question,, !nythers uan do great things,' -.
Tho examination thcnprocccdedjand the
result was delightful: proof that mothers
mi l ira twit icuviitiovi iii;w'i; j t iw iti
- . .fcd b thelr oarlv instructions,
wa( ' hpir . tearnnd anctiliej
n ' their prayers, will bear pfe-
, fruitWtermnnvdW ; - '
td be mighty in-the riptures; and most
gladly was he commissioned to go. forth
and preach the Wp'rd to Ins fellow men,, ,
ESfh. short time since, a Toiinrj man, a
few miles, from Syracuse, New York. im-
biln-d a quantity of whiskyi and undei
influrnco went into his fatllef's barrel fn
rnn areauiul bitriiH" -vnyei,Jueruni, , .
. BroAiiT. A curious casd'bf bigamy iras
tried recently in the California courts. ' A
man was married -fa England under the.
laws there, but tho ftomatt Catholic Vicar
General, in California, .on ascertaining that
the Woman had never been bapthed in ' the
Coman Church! annulled the marriage.and
married the roan again to another woman
by th.e Romish fbrms.v , This dooreo of the
(Jhurcn, however, wes no, .consiuercu as
- ... . Vf . - . '1 ' ,alv Bru, ttA
, "' " 5i - T'T. ' -"'r"--
, ' .' ', . ,
' 2 i l i 1... 1'
3r A - true liistory .'of liuman events
would show that a far larger proportion' of
out acts are the result or sudden impulses
and accident, than of that roason of which
we so muqh boast.
3TA rash and some what (deluded
youna man ha, .threatened, io ' apply the
Maine Law to his sweetheart, she intoxi
cates' him sol Perhaps the marrlsitre Jaw
mmtt mt.,f iis n joj
If we were to tell a number of onr fiien Is
that ihey doa't know what a ' 'borne h,
they would grow somewhat iadignant
pcrhap use bard Words. And. yet it may
be remarked that the number of person
who know what a genuine home w, bj ex
perience, is surprisirgly few. One man
in good cireunnuinccs vrill till ns that L
has a fine house of his own, in, which t ve
ry comfort and couvfnk-nee are providid.
He has a wife aud chilJren there alo, and
they give life to' tke pi jce. - Yery true.
But does he prtftrtlwt home, thus furn
ished and thus enlivened, "(0 every other
place in the worUT. Djes he' sili when
the hour forlcaving come; and f mile when
he is permitted to return? '- Dcs he lre
to sit ty the cheerful fire end fondle the
childrenentering into all their irvie dis
putes with ft curious interest? Do' s r.e
take particular noto of jhebird in tho eair.'
and thecalnear the lire? If not, he has no'
hpme, in tho dearest sense of that dearest'
of words. If his mind is altogether ab-,
sorbed in tho dusty ways of business if hit''
hurries from the bouse in the nornin'r.and
is loth to return at night if, - while 1:e is
at home, be continues to think of the jour
nal and ledger, and repulses the advances'
of thepratthng child ren, he has no honx.-;
he oaly has a place ' where he lodsand
takes his meals. '
Ah! happy is ho who nows and appre
ciates the full bliss of home; whose heart is
warmed and humanized by its cheerful in
iiuences, and who feels how superior in pu-
ri-.y 01 pleasure are an its enjoyments to the
turmoil delights of out-door life. Thiicc
happy is such a man. Ho lias discovered
the ouly Paradise this woilJ can now af
ford. It is only such a man who can have
a deep and sincere 'pity for the unfortunate
creatures who are homeless. , He regards
them as being cut off frpnii the best influ
ences of the earth,' and exposed to ' the ac
tion of all tne darker waves of life." ' He
feels keenly for him who has no fireside
no dear ones to welcome him with Bmiles,
and prattle over " the little history of the
day-no tongue to soothe when heavy cares
have troubled tho mind and rendered "the
heart 'sore; and the sympathy of such a
man is not slow to oveiflow in acts of be
nevolence. '" A goad home is the source of
the fountain of charity m the heart.
Our advice to those who have uo homos.
such as we have described above, is, lo.get
them as soon as possible. Tbey can never
be contented and substantial citizens, nor
thoroughly happy men, until they follow
this counsel. Get homes! Fill them with
the obiocts of love and endearment, and
seek there for the pure delights which the
world ocsiao cannot attord. . .
universal Ul Wo never knew
the man who. would (say "I am contented.''
Go Where you will, amon? the rich or the
poor, , the man of competence or tlio man
who earns j his bread by the daily sweat of
his brow, vou hear the sound of miymur-;
irig'and the voice of complaint,', . Tho oth
er ' nay we stoou Dy a. cooper... who was
playing a merry tune with an adze round a
cask. 1 -'" 'J :
And'.'' eixhed tio, "mine is s hard lot
forever trottiu roimd likea dog; driving
.1 hoop. . . j - , ..
"Heiinior siijhe'I a .blacksmith, one of
the hot days, as he wiped away the drops
of perspi ration "from, his brow while the
reJ hot iron glowed upon his anvil, "tins is
life with a vengeance, making ' and frying
one s self over the nre."-
- . VOh, .that I were, a carpenter!" ciacu-
litod a shoemaker, as ho bent over his lap
stone. "Here I am, day after day, work
ing my.'soul away, in' making shoes for
others, cooped up' in a seven by nino
rooni." . . ""
I am sick of this out door world!'.' ex
claims tlio carpenter, "broiling and sweh
tering under the sun, or exposed to the in
clemency of fho weather.' If I was' only a
tailor." ' .' '' ' ' ': ' "' .; , ' ' '" ;
"This is too bad!" perpetually cries'the
tailor, "to be compelled to sit perched up
hero plyin; tho needle . all the whilo
Would that mine was a mbre active life!"
!f"Lnt day of grace; the banks vro;ii dis
count;' customers won't ' pay; what shall I
do!"; 'grumbles the merchants '"I had
rather bo n ttvick horse a; dog any
thing!'! . . .. . ' '. ' "' "
' VHappv fellow!" groans flic' laWyeras
he scratches his head over ' some perplex-
ingcase, or pores over some dry record;
"happy ' fellow! I had rather 'hammer
stone than cudgel my brain On this tedious,
vexatious question." -' ";
' And through all. the rami(!eat!dns"f so
ciety all fire complaining, of tlicir cohdi
ti'on finding fait witli their particufar cal
ling. . "If I were only this ' or that, : or the
other, I should bo' content anything but
what! am,"' is the universid cry. S wam
the woild, so it has Wajrtred, and d it will ,
wag. . .. . '... , .. -' ' ";
. , " ' 1 , " , attachment... Any po crvant person living
l: Tne BellS aSd tub StCdhst. At ' a in society, where there is continual, marry
ccrtaih splendid evening party a haughty 'ing, and gfvihgih marriage, must be struck
young beauty turned to astudontwho stood with this fot. - Pupid's .quiver, mus be
near her and said,''-''Cousin John, I under- f exhausted, or his arrows blunt he pierces
stand your eccentric, friend L ., r is here, I fjw'hearts how. ' I.am inclined ' to think.
I have a great cilriosity to see him. ' Do t that a girl really 'ln Iqvo-Mjhb who bore
bring him here aud introduce him td me, "
The student Wentiu search of his friend.
anil st .length found . him lounging ' on a
sofa.,-.-,. ., i , ... .-. 1 '--'
i. ."Come L ,'said ho "my beautiful
cousin Catharine , wishes to .be introduced
to you. . , .,- ... j ... r ,; j
! '"Well, trot her out. John." drawled Lr.;
with an affected yawn. , - ,. P
. .John returned to his cousirt and advised
her. to defer the introduction till a more fa
vorable time, repeating the answer he had
eceived. The beauty bit her lip, but the
next moment said, well never tearl I shall
insist on being introduced. -.' - ' .". .1 .1.'
r: After, some delay, u ' was fed up
and the ceremony oi introduction perform
ed, Agreeably surprised by the beauty
and commanding appearance of Catharine,
L made a profound bow, but instead
of returning it, she stepped backward, and
Raising her eye-glass, surveyed ,him dclib;
erately from head to foot, then, waving the
back of her hand toward him; drawled out,
Trot him offJohnl trot him offl thati3-
bt aiiir rmwaraiiiirrff OiTsi 'iiunuYVtr'' BVU VriT-IQnir T
n .T'.r. i.: n -:. u
' tt UW Ian easier 4aawtu.
t r.rw-HteoW let In . -
It ksrh keeaetar ke that nta of oUtM ". -
FwnnC.j'itiiasetiVhvw, t .;
X;nlsaii bays wvuleult to deck theshrtM :
WbUU U hid renrei i t aeh a kSMi a tauw, .
ro.rdtttlltovfabeloir ' '
Tl. tier; J. T? t rsach Its m ierid. - '
I know Ute j'net k3
tthrta h;euenr that ecftV rill'
Bath not be-Jsj ut Id tntr " ' ','
fl pat art ! as If a, J" atus je wtu
Whe from lu foe ul hex fqeejF she eroeldaU. '
f kmw-I kcevtwt Loir ' - t
It k.ta fc-su that.iBT l aeOrtW ne'er eeatrol
herElag t'uooUte Unt law .
LUe v.vM llghtninirso'er fhehccvensfharuU,
Yet 2-taii.jt thwS' mid air sis'sr reach a eer
' J-.-vt!nc to be '
, - . v ... .
Ciieertala asUt.-aee or si Teetteae swol,' '
Kajisttr.jitarhalant, yet eraa-free. -
I kocrw-I kno sot I r.'s
. That o Moy srttUiere U east epetl, :
Or what lt awce it MiiueUi me to tell,
Eowe4erteyo.d he wrtt or sUeng-Ut togneU, '.
; Vfeleas afifeai it b -Its
fjbdea!)lnf memory of tho. '
I ciiroot tanmH tell : " '-
.Wlijr heaiuj muse novXi Ua aaMment straf
Kjch feulltc vill rebsl
Xn,d 'to Its Aerlsiiird memories speed awaj
''Aftba Brfate forbidden to decay .' ; "
At eve-7 thrilllns; tne ; ' '' ' " '7
Whteh roend mj Ijre first twined hs wilchisg spel
Would ' Us chertU he thrown, i , , j
Whene'er soirbt elte csujedthilriutasto swell
Iknpw I ksw not how- ....
, That deepest filing oarer would express j
- Whatfeellit; willed to show
nattrnth Itself, till treshlod to tOEfest, '
Before '.he shrine 'oceHty might Wetl,
. If twould one momoat bow, . ( ....
- Tetu aufrhtofits enworUilueas. .: . ,.- ..
,. 1 sjiow1 kLow not hnw ., ,.
It kaUl heaa U-t I hare appeared tote,
With cala and careless brow,
Troxa each and every selt left lifan-j free"
While detrplv yearrilrj to bend down the knee '
And how my spirit low
. Ta waaUet-fcowltaad wonliipel tboe.
- - . : , -. ,. lost.
Lite fo some "purpose in the world.
Fill tip tlie measure of duty to others.
Conduct yourself so that you shall be mis
sed with sorrow when you are gone. Mul
titudes of our species "are hvirig in such
a selfish manner that they- are not' likely
to be remembered after their disappear-'
ance. They leave behind them scarcely
any traces of their existence but are for
gotten almost as though they' bad never
been." They are. while they live, like one
people Unobserred among a million on the
shore; and when they die, they are, like
the same pebble, thrown into the sea, which
just rufHes the surface, sinks, and is for
gotten without being missed ' from the
Ireacb. They ate neither regretted by the
rich, wanted by the poor nor celebrated by
the learned." Whd "has" "been "better' for
their life? v Whose tears have been dried
up? Wlice miseries have been healed?
Whose Wants supplied? Who would un
bar tie gates of life to admit them to ex-'
istence, or what face would irrcet them to
our World with a ftnile?' Wretched, un
productive mode of existence! Selfishness
is its own curse; it is a starving vice. The
man who does no good gets none. " lis is
like the heath in tho desert, neither yield
ing fruit nor seeing when good cometh, a
stunliug, dwarfish, miserable shrub.
Lamartlne and Tinker.
The Paris . correspondent of . the New
York Herald urns writes.
"The poet Lamartine, in his history of
I urkey, the hrst two volumes of which
have just appeared, is almost smitten with
admiration for tlslamism. Inspired with
enthusiasm by those two collossal figures
in its history lobarumed and Tamerlane
he not only tasks his ingenuity to the
utmost to prova lh.it the. prophet, was not
an imponr, biit he even-invests with the
sauciiityof a religious apostle that monster,1
Tamerlane, who ravagt-d Iudia, destroying
whole nations oa his route, and building
pyramids of Persian skulls; who, .after
life filled with ' prodigies of cruelty, died
quietly in his bed, nnd after liis death, and
after the execrations of centuries, has been
lucky enough to have AI., Lamartine plead
extenuating circumstances in. his f.tvor!
' Alexander aad no motive but to dazzle pos
terity; CKf.tr ilone hut empire; ; Genres
none but spnc; Napoleon none but rrlory;:
Tamerlane. like.Uiiaflerangne.uua religion
besides; to be the Charlemagne of the Tar
tars, .nothing ; was wanting. for him' but-time!'--
Are. you surprised,, after this, at
Lamartine's portrait - of Robespierre, or at
hia painting iu soft rose-cc-lor,. some of U10
bloodiest scenes in the first French Revolu
tion?" .-': ;: '-:..'.--' ;' ';r 1-;
rt : . . . , Female. .- jLore... ... . :i '
How very few women have ever been
in love! now very few even marry from e
lcetionJ 'They marry because they are
asked, and because the marriage is suita
ble. -It is their -vocation to' be mairi?d;
I Barents appprove and tbey have no, other
evident symptoms f H18- malady wonld
be tboUsrliti very im prober. . s Yet I have al
ways -thought, thai Jhere must be a man
born in the world for every woman one
whom to, see would be to love, to rever
ence, and to ' adbro one with whom bur
synipatqievwould so entirely , fciena, mat
she would -recnirnizs him at once as her
I true lord.' , Now and then these pairs come
: to"ether, and wo to her that metis mis oin-
er self tod hielCaroline Crow.
very loquacious lady once of-
to bet her husband fifty dollars,
that she would not speak a word Tor a
weels.,W ! :'' ' i-: . . - -cj - f. .v
v."Donei" said 'the delighted husband.
diately put into her pocket; observing very
gravely mat sne wouia secure iv nutu
wcrflp was decided. f! V""-' - 's - ' ' ''"
"Why madam," rid ,Ji busband, 11
have won it already." . . . -
"You Are mistaken Irr the time." said the
lady "I rbearrthe week after I m bnr-
I - j . r -
1lic Frnlt4lcr and the Frle-t.
' A fcWgnicorrespbadent "of tlie KeW-'
York Obsei ver closes a letter to that pa-
per by narrating the following suggestive
incident: " . - '
A wortfcjOoman of Turin, a fruit-stll-
er, had received the word of God. and
read it with jar: .&;atcd at the entrance of
urugo in ne mocieni. snop sua improvea
every leisnrttmomuji nstudyiog the holy
book 'A ljmish priest passed by the.
'What book are vou- roadinsr Were?' La :
asked. '-' ' . - '
It is the wo d of Goi; Sirrj ' " '
The word of Gjd? But whi told tod ;
so?' - '
GoUimfc-lf.' "7- ?-' '' '
'Himself? Wl at ' fully? Has Oodj
Spokt-n to you? W bat proofd can you gir':
me of it? ' ' ' . . ;
'Sir, replied the gool Woman,' proye to
rod that the sua is there' above our'
heads. . ' "
Why' aliould I prove' it? The test
proof thai the suit is there; is that it lights '
and warms ns. ' 1
'Ah! that is what I wish to aay to you.
cried the woman triumphantly; the best
prooi tnai tins book is the word of UOd, is
that it lights and warms my soul. ' '
I he priest weat away m anrer. 1 lie ey
erywhere denounced the poor woman a1
heretic, and drew away many of her cus
tomers. But she perseveres in the faith, -persuaded
that the Lord will provide for
all her wants.
Spoilt 67 ttiebea. " " " .'
People grow covetous by derrree. W
have a neighbor who was once beneoleht;'
but he was poor then. He - conld not d
much for the needy, but was glad to do
what he eould. Prosperity - has erownedj.
his efforts; he is wealthy, but with hi
wealth he has become covetous. " Now, it
is hard for him to give. ' Ho clings to hia
money as if it waa his life. Xot long since,
a widow of his acquaintance," by hard ' la
bor, had collected money cnouih, as she
supposed, to purchase a barrel of flour,' and
proceeded to the gentleman's store to buy.
But flonr bad that week advanced twenty- '
Can you not sell me a ; barrel for tho
money: she askau, .
V e can sell our flour for foil rr.os, was
the reply. , - '. ' .:..-:
V ill you trust meT' - ; ' '
We sell our fluur ftff cash.'
She went away, and the next day with
tho additional twenty-Cve cents,; returned '
again.' But the flour had advanced twen
ty-five eenls more. 'Here is the money, -Mr.,
will you send me up a barrel of."
flour to-day? We are oat entirely.' Ho? -
we must have twenty-five cents more. 1
Yrwrid Testerdaytriat was the price. -'Will
you trust me twenry-fivo cents?'--Xo!
we sell for cash.' , She got no flour.
The widow's fkm:lj rhightstfj-ve before ho
would sell a shilling less than the highest'
markot price. Riches had destroyed liiav
soul.- Morning Stir.'
Ttu Wifb. rlt neiid'a no guilt to break
a husband's heart. The absence brcott-'
tent the muttering of . spleen; the untidy
dress, nnd cheerless heme; the forbidden '
scowl, aud - deserted hearth; - these, "and
other nameless neglects -without a crime'
among them have borrowed to the quick
the heart's core of miriV a man, nnd plant-
Jed there -beyond the reach of cure, tho
germ of dark despair. O! may womah.bo .
fore that std . sight Arrive sf dwell on the'
recollection of ber yotfth and ' cherishing:
the dear idea of thitt tsneful time; awake
and keep alive tho promise : .she thon so
kindly gave. - And UKBgh she may be
injured, not the injuring one the forgot-'"
ten, not the forgetful ;wife a happy illu-,
sion to tint hoar of peace and Jove-a kind
ly welcome to a comfortable home a smilo
of love to bauish hostile words a kiss of
peace to pardon all the past-and the hard
est heart whioh ever hscked itself " withiav
the breast of selfish man will- soften to her
charms, and bid her live,she has hoped,"
her years m matchless, buss loved, krr
ing, and content the soother of the' sor
rowing hour the source of eomfort and
the spring of joy ' .-'X '
, i i . .t i - - j
.. -Good. Wlresi i ., . ; ..
That young lady will make a : good wife"
who does not apologise when you find her
at work iu tbe kitchen, but continues at her
task until it is finished.- ; " ' '
- When you hear a lady say, 'I shall at
tend church, and wear my old bonnet and
every-day gown, for 1 fear we shall have a
rain storm,' depend upon, it, alio will make
a good wife. - j- ' - :? " '
-When a-daughter remarks, 'I would not.
hire he'lp, for. I can assist you. to do . tha
work in the .kitohen,' set it down that she
will make somebody s good wifei ir .1
v.When you. overhear a young, woman
saying to her father.v'Don I purchase a very
expensive or showy dress for me, but one
that will wear best you ; may always bee
certain sbe will make a good wife. v. .'?, .
- -When you see a female anxious to leara
a trade so as to.oarn something to support
herself, and perhaps her sgsd parents, you".
may be surtsshewill maiteone oi me oets
of wives;. - ! ' - ': ' i '-' ' v
The best qualities to look after "ia wife
are industry, humanity; neatness, gentle
ness, benevolence and piety.. A -1
. 3 . . y
Politekess'at Home.- By endeavoring
to require a habit of politeness, it will soon
become familiar, and sit on you with ease,
if not with elegance. , . Let it never be for
gotten .that genuine . politeness, is a ereat
fosterer of family love. It softens the bois
terous,' stimulates the indolent, suppresses
selfishness and by forming a habit of con
sideration for otherp, harmonises the whole.
Politeness, begets politeness, and brothers
o.iiw . won by it to leave off tha
sun J i ef . -
rude ways iney onng wo -" i
Sisters ought never to receive atiy little at
tention without thanking them for u, nevr
er to ask a favor of them but in courteous,
lorms, never to reply to their quee'ions in
monosyllables,flnd,they will soon be asjiami '
od to do such things themselves. -? j
r. KW What you must do, , do herfully
and eraciously. '.. - ' '' ' ".
fidrritii,Tonr ovn powert.
trs I' and.iiHbaftb.a Voxi.etv. Arwi vmtief
Whole : no