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[From Hoodisme g azinal
e Gambler's last Stake.
A SCENE IN MADRID.
la i nne r room . of his counting
which OccOpied a w i ng of his
, mansion i n ale Castle Alcala,
Jose Solano, one - of the richest
in Madrid, :ruminating 'with
: If -Complacency upon the pro
sults of a recent speculation.
interrupted in his. meditations
entrance of , one of . his clerks
in a stranger, whotbrought a i
introduction from a - banker at
h with`whom Don Jose had had
WI transactions. The letter
that the bearer, the Count de
was of a highly respectable'
If Mexican nobility, that he was
is of visiting Europe, and'more
Ily the country of his anCestors,
and it then,Went on to recom
its in 'the strongest terms to the
Tanker, as pile whose intimacy
friendship could not fail to be
after by all. who -became ac
ed his many excellent and
Appearance of the count seemed
ify, as far as appearance can do,
;h terms in which tie was spoken
'is letter. He was about eight
:enty years of age, dark complex
with- a high, clear, forehead,
crisp, curling hair, and
_regular countenance, and a
if singular beauty.and fascination.
ea wete the-only feature which-
Je pronounced' otherwise than
iely pleasing; although large.
and lustrous, they had a ce'tain
and hardness of expression that
:ed an unpleasant iinpressiOn up
ta and would, perhaps
:en more - disagreeable, had not
:Ilow tones of the count's voice,
suavity and polish of manner,
a great measure to counteract
zet of this peculiarity.
tag due honor to the strong re
.tntlation of his esteemed corm ,
tra, Don, Jose welcomed the
Conde with the utmost hospi
insisted on taking possession •of
tr the whole of the day, and,
it allowing him to return to his.
dragged him, into the house, pre
him to his son and daughter,
irged them to use their utmost
is to entertain their guest, while
let* returned , to his occupations
,ter time. At one o'clock the
taker reappeared in the sala,where
tad Rafael and Mariquita Solano
. tg with avidity to-the agreeahle
nions of the count, who, in his
characteristic Mexican Span-
, giving them the most I:items
:tails concerning the Country he
:eent'y left. The magnificence
Mexican scenery, the peouliari
the lindian races, the gorgeous
tion and strange animals of the
;formed. the subjects of his dia.
,not a little interesting to a young
three and twenty, and a girl of
who had never as yet seen
Ines away from Madrid. Nor
'4e stranger's conversation less
for the old, banker. Valleja
at the-Havano: was acquain
scenes, if, not with persons,
Lich were associated some of
, se's most agreeable yerniniscen
enes that he had visited in' the
his youth, when he laid the
ion of hisprincely fortune: To
the agreeable 'manner of con
and the count so Won. upon
son and daughter, that when at
II he arose to take his leave, the
put his house ast udittpoqiiion,
lowed up what is usually a mere
lmpliment, by insisting upcin
staking up his abode with him
his stay in Madtid. V-alleja
my difficulties on the score of
;enienee or trouble he might
: but they avers overruled, and
st of politeness terminated in
accepting the. hospitality
Jially pressed upon him. The
! , :t d a y h e was installed'in'
apartment in the house of Don
II days. 'even weeks, elapsed,
thich Valieja continued 'tti be
tte of the Casa Salano. He
' very well pleased 'with- hie
on the other. hand; his hosts
reason to regret the hospitali•
n him. He soon became' - the
!hild of the family ; Don J9fie
a make/a meal without Vail*
re -to chat with him about-the
Rafael was the inseparable
lon of hi's walks, rides, and:oat
, etsions ; while the= bit:km - king
never seemed , so" happy as
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beside' her embroidery frame conversing
with her in his low stSft tones,: or-sing
ing to the accompanitTent of her guitar,
some wild melodies ti his native coun
try. Indeed, so marked were the ccitint's
attentiona to.the young girl, and no-fa
vorably did she receive them. that more
than one officious
. ;or well-meaning
friend hinted to Don ose the propriety
of instituting some inquiry into the
ciicumstances and antecedents of a
man :who, it seemed 'not briprobable,
might eventually aspire to became' his .
son-in-law. But the banker's prepos.
session in favor of Valleja was so strong
that he gave little heed , to these hints,
contenting himself with writing to. his
correspondent at 'Mexico', expressing
the pleasure he had had in making the
count's acquaintance, and receiving him
as an inmate to-his house ; 'but without
asking for any - information , concerning
him.. In fact the letter Valleja had
brought was such- as- to render , any
further inquiries nearly superfluous.—
It mentioned the count as - of* noble
and -respectable familyr and credited
him to the amount of ten thousand dol.
lars,-a sum of sufficient importance to
make it presumable that his means were
Before Valleja had been three:days
at Madrid he had-obtained,his entree, to
a house at which .a number, of idlers
and fashionables were in the: habit of
meeting to play monte, the:lat. - Tie of ajl
others the‘most fascinating to the Span
iards. Thither he used to . repair each
afternoon, accompanied by 'Rafael Sor
lano, and there he ioommade , himself
remarked for his judgment in play,.pno
by the cool indifference with which he
lost and won considerable sums. For
some time he' was exceedinly suceess
ful. Every stake he put down , doubled .
itself ; he seemed to play with charmed,
money ; and the bankers trembled '
when they saw him approach the table,
and after a glance at the state of the
game, place a pile of golden ounces on
a card, which almost invariably - won
the next moment. This lasted several
days, and he began to be considered as
invincible, when suddenly his good
fortune departed him, and he lost as
fast. or faster, than he had previously
won ; so thai after a fortnight of inces
sant, bad luck. it was estimated by cer
tain old gamblers who had taken anin
terest in watching his proceedings, that
he had lost not only all Ins winnings,
but a very considerable sum in addition.
Rafael,•who. hid rarely played, and
then only . for small stakes, urged his
friend to discontinue a game - which be
found so losing ; but Valleja laughed at
his remonstrances, and treated his loti
see as trifling ones, which a single day's
good fortune might retrieve. Gambling
is scarcely looked upon as ..a vice in
Spain, and young Solano saw nothing
tinusual or blameable in the count's in
dulging in his afternoon jeugo, or his
losing his money if it so pleased him,
and if he thought an hour
. or two's ex
citement worth the , large sums which
it usually cost him. Indeed. the cir
cumstances of their visits to the gaming
room appeared to him so unimportant,
that it never occurred to him to mention
it to his father or sister; and 'they, on
their part, never dreamed of inquiring
in what way the young men passed, the
few hours of the day during which
they absented themselves from their
The monte-table which Villeja was
in the habit of frequenting was situated
on the third floor of a house in a nar
row street leading out of the' Calle Al
balat within two or three hundred yards
of the Calla Saloon. Amongst the per
sons to be met there were many of-.the
richest and highest in- Madrid ; gener
als and ministers, counts and-marquises,
and•eveif grandees of Spain were in the
habit of repairing thither to while avia,y,
the long winter evenings, or ' the . sultri
flees of the summer day ; 'end the, play
was proportionate to the high rank and
great opulence er the players. The
bank was held, as is customary
Spain, by the person , who offered to
put in the largest sum, the keeper of
the-room being remunerated by a eer
tain tax upon the cards, a' tax which,
in this instance; was a - heavy one, • in
order to compensate for
-the luxury dis
played in the decoration and arrange
ments of the establishment. The ihree
rooms were fitted up in the most costly
manner ; the wallxlined with the' ost
magnificent, pier glasses ; the. floor co ,
.vexed in winter with rich carpets, . 11 0.
in summer with the finest,lndian mit
fing ; the. furniture was the newest
French-fashion. Splendid ichandel Len;
hung' from the ceiling; musical : clocks
stood' On, the:side-tables ; the. gilt bal.
'conies were 'filled with'. the.rarest
tics andfloweriag plants.. 1 1, w0.:01 . 4he
rooste..were . . devoted -; -; In ,the‘
itegardiess itirliateascibtioiitikinraity -
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Dskip WZBAZIND — 14 . OBVIEM P ZEi PAW MEORIPEICEP Os' 1a46,
third, ices and refresblnenta awaited
the parched.. threats of; the fererished
On a - scorehingJune afternoon, about
a mout h a, r ter a eja arrive a rid,
the Mexicali and 'Rafael left Dini - Sose's
dwelling, and bent , their steps's in the
nsual direction. , ascending the
well-worn stairs of the gambling .house,
young Solano could not forbear addres.'
big' a remonstrance to his' friend on the
•subject of •his' losses. Although the
count's perfe_ct command over -himself,
and his countenance, maga it very difft
culefor so young and inexperienced a
man as Rafael Jo judge of' what was
passing in his Mind; the latterneVer
theless, fancied' that kir three or four
days past there had been a change , in
his demeanor denoting
anxiety. It was not that he was duller
or more silent ; the . countrary, his
conversatiob Was; 'perhaps, more bril.
tient and varied, hut-laugh , louder and
more frequent, than usual, but there
was a hollowness in the, langfkand a
strained tone in t he' cOnverietioe, as if
he were compelled hiniself to belay in
ordpr to drive away painful thoughts--;
intoxicaung,himself with many words'
and forced merriment, Rafaelattribu T
ted dile to the' annoYance' 'causeclliy
his heavy losses, and nevi urged hillito
discentinuer- hitu Visits to the-manta:4a-
Wei at least for a , tiate,or until his.luck
became- ; better. T
„ cnt met - the
suggestion with a mile.
My _dear Rafael;" 'cried' he; gaily;
you surelydo:not itipptise `that - the
loss of a:few hundred miserable ounces
would be sufficient to annoy fcir a
moment.__Aa to• abandoning play,• we
should'be puzzled.to Writhe idle - hour
or two followifig the siesta ': '= Besides
that, it amities Built° not make
yourself uneasy., -Lshall do.myself uto
harm ; and, moreover..l intend this ve
ry day to win back all,myloosings. ,
feel in the vein." ' '
I heartily hope' you may do as poi]
intend,!' said Rafael, . laughing, quite
reassured by his friend's careless plan
ner ; and, as he uttered the words, the
count pushed open the door, and they
entered thimonte-rooni. -
The game was already in full activi;
ty, and the play very high ;- the table
strewed with the showy Spanish cards,
on which, instead of the spades and
diamonds familiar to most EirOpean
card-players, suns - and' vane, sabres
arid horses were depicted- itr various
and brilliant colors. - An:officer of the
royal, guaril a and•a dry, snuffy, old mar
'tills, held the bank, which had. been
very successful. Large piles of ounces
_and of four and eight dollar pieces . were
on the green cloth before them, as well
as a'roll of paper nearly treble the val
ue of the specie. Twenty or thirty
. congregated round the ta .7 .
We, while a few unfortunates, whose
pockets had already,_been. emptied,
were solacing themselves with their
cigar', and occasionally indulging in an '
oath or impatient stamp of the foot
when they saw a eard'come vrhiCh
they would certainly have backed—had
they money so to do. 'Two or three
idlers were sitting.on the low sills of
the long French windows, reading
newspapers and enjoyin,g the fragrance
oldie flowers—proteited from•the re
flected glared- the opposite houses, on
which the sun was darting its rays, by
awnings of striped linen that fell from
abobe thepvindows, and hung over the
Outside' of the Small semi-circular=-bal
conies. • - • -- •
After sledding for a few: minutes •at
the table, and staking a doubloOn,which
he instantly lost, Rafael tolano took up
a paper and threw himself into an arm
chair, while. Valleja remained watching
with keen attention the various flucalit-
Lions o the card., For some time -he
did not-join the game, rather to the as
tOnishmeni of the. other players, who
were accustomed to see him stake his.
money, as Axton as he entered the room,
with an unhesitating boldness and' con
fidence. -Half an hour passed in this
manner, ap . d the presence of Vallejo
was beginrpng to tie forgotten, when'he
suddenly thew a heavy 'Aeon of gold
from his pocket and ~ placed open a
card. The, gi me went on ;..ltalleia
lost; and with his usual sangfroid saw
his stake thrown into . the bank. An.:
other followed. and a third, ands fourth.
In four coupe he had lost ihree'thiiiisand
dollars. Still not-a sign of-excitement'
or discernposura .appearell 'upon,.tite
handsome countenance of thepexicark;
only ,an,officer who], Was stadding by
him Wearied," that a - peek of the thin
Spanish - Cards, which he had been_hold
ing- in his • hands t , Ifell; to:the 'gteund,.
lorn'completslyiohalf:by one ~violent
The four high stakes. so ooh ly "play-
ed aid.sO'ritpidis• kat; rinetetithe'ob
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emation of theere,t l Pol),Yel,lol. l s
;proceedings.'. Rvefy body ::crawdbd
- round - the, table, and - even the alight.
buta•of =conversation that • hail beret°
been-heard,- totally ceased. :- Rio atten
lion 3 0 1 '1; 10 , t)Y hif-fladden,s,lii!neeC
Rafael rose fiom hi s ,eltair , and joined
his friend. A gltirice at the increased
wealth of the bank, 'and 'the 'eagerness
with which call seemed to be-awaiting
'Valleja's inovements, made him Om.
je.cture what had occurred .....- ,
" you have lost;" Said, ' he to s the
count; " arid " heaioily; I fear. Come,
that will do for to-day. ', Let us go."-
".Psha V", replied the Mexican, «a ,
,mere trifle, which you shall see me
win back." And then turning to, the
hanker, who ,ivas just commencing a
.$ Copoi" said he, the king agairist
For the ; uninitiated, in the mystery of
Monte, it . maY be necessary to state,that
by uttering•these words Valleja bound
if an ace canto up' beforril a
king, to pay an equal amount to that in
the bank,,as i well as all , the winnings, of
those who hid backedthe ace ; If, on
the' Other hind,' the king won, the where
capital of - the bank was his, - -as Well as
the :.stakes these who bet against
,wos a general murmur of.las
tenishMent. The baOk waithe largeit
thee hid beenseen in- that !labia Slime
certain memorable tiight f ! , when Ferdi
nand himeelfi.being out: upon :one of ,
his,,nocturnal frolics in w,hich he so
much delighted, had come up in is
guise with an officer of his house-hold
and ha linit a sum 'that had greatly ad
vantaged, the- bankers; andscirely di
minished the contents -of lite Catholic
Majesty's private Ipuree. There was
at least thirty, thousand dollais on the
table in gold 'and ' and besides
that, scarcely' hid the , Mexicitt .uttered
the mine of thereird-he favored, when,
on the strength of his llliluck, . somnof
the players put . down ; "nearly as much
more against it. The two bankers
looked 'at each other ; the,guirdsman
shrugged his shoulders' and elevated
his ..eye brows. Both movementswere
so slight as to be scarcely perceptible ;
but they were, nevertheless. exceeding
ly well:observed and understood 'by
his partner, the , high dried old Marquis,-
sitting opposite .to him, who laid the
pack of cards 'upon the tableoheir face
to the cloth, and after placing npiece
of rponey.iin them to prevent their be
ing disturbed by any chance of puff
wind, opened his • gold box andlook a
prodigious pinch° of snuff. Raving
done this with much deliberation, he let
his hands fall upon his kmies,and lean
ea hack in his,chair ivith a countenance,
expreisive of inexhaustible - patience,
The players waited for nearly a' nainute r
but then" began to grow- impatient for
the delay. At the first question put to
the Marquis, as to his motive in waving
his hand towards Vallejo.
I am waiting for the Senor Conde,"
“FOr.me t” replied Valleja.
unnecessary." • - ,
4 , There are about twenty, th,Ousand
dollars in the bank," Said the Marquie,
leaning forivard; and •affeiting to count
the rouleaus lying - before. him, and
some eight thousand_ staked by- thE, , se
gentlemen. you ,
pleased to place a similar upon the
• Several'of the gamblers exchanged
significant, glances and half 'smiles:—
The rule °film game required* play
-er, who endeavored, as , Valleja , was do
ing, to annihilate the - birik 'at one fell
swoop, to produce a Gain equal to that
which he Will a chance of carrying off,'
Ai the same time,,iti societies: like. this
one, Where the
. plsyevs were all more
more or less known to each other—all
men of rink; name , and' fortuneit. Vias
not unusual "to play this-kort of detisiii
coup upon parole; and, if lost, the‘nto=
ney , was, invariably...forthcopting..the
same, dny. , , ,
Vallejo sidled bitterly.,
' I . thong : ld bad :been snfrleierttlY
to, the same privilegemc.other players:
Rafael," added be. turnintAbia friend
end handing him tt,key, !. your fatheeti
ten thnueand . have reelted.litit I bait), a
paeket'Ofinites; and eansideiable'tie'en'd
titles to eousiderably T more than' the
needful. sinourtt, in' thObrass-bountlibox
in iny pOrtment. beve.tbe
k intiess.te fetch dtq u i for me?
not - Wish to
game.F' -:: • •••• -`, •
'4 With - pleasurei7 Rafael;:
taking the tligyv.attil eager, t 9 oblige his
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:haMt , Y n r w. 1 1 40 1. gbiOc!!_ii? c.ol,ithese
i tin,that„ .nutil ynu,rl: . iturn.,,sith
the Money; they meg take ' Luid Val
leja's tVord . for the mum he, wisher to
• . 4.. , :M• st.assuredlyt-will:"` ansiveted
the ' , ming man. iastifyi; and. I am,onlY
,sorry that the Senor' L . Marquis , should
have th ought' it advisable to iiin any
thing . - reeembling n'iliglit'iqicen a fiiend
of mine and'iuy father's; Gentlemen 1"
he continoed,,tcr the' bankers," it toiler
you Joy' „guaranty fer the sum_ Count
Vallejalis about to p ay." • j _
The ,old Marquis bowed his head._
.. Thit is quite sufficient, Den Ha
-1 fael," emit' he. . is 11 havolhe Minor of
'knowing ypu perfectly well: -, His Sen
oria,, the Coeut , Valles,,,,is, oniy, kuown
to me as Count . Valleja, and I am Cer-.
Lain - that, on reflectien, neither he nor
you will blame ' inel for acting as I -do,
when:o heavy a stO is at stake.n
- DOOl I'afae' left-the room. The for. :
pal Marquis removed the piece of mon
eyleam off the pack, and took ip, the
cards pith as much; dry inilifference ma
if he were no way concerned in- the
result eithe impoitint tame that was
about to be..phlyed.l: Valleja sauntered
to the window, huraming.,.a tune, be
._ teeth, I:aid ,steping out,
pinthe ' the awnin g; little 'aside,.and
Iclanetl over the balcony. •
' -. The bankeeliegan to draw the cards,
one after the other,' slowly and dabber.
.erittely.- . Nearly .half the pack ;was
dealteut, without a king or an ace ap
peering. The players and 'pokera, on
were 'breathless ‘vith'inxiety ; the Fall
. of a pin would. have ' been ' audible.--
The - Anne which the; count continued to
hum, From his station on, the. balcony,
was heard, in the stillness that reigned,
as distinctly as thotigh it had been thun
dered !oat by a whole Ortheetra. Anoth
erf card, and another, were drawn, and
then-bhedecisive one appeared: ,The
elienCe ,Fras_ immediately changed for
a 113ffillit of words and exclamation. . - .
S 1 Que es viol!' said "Valleja, turning
half round, and smelling, .as he spoke,
a 4 stiperb " flower -
which he' had just
plucked from one a the plants in the,
balcony.aa What's the matted".
aa The ice-9' said the person nearest
the Windovi, who then paused and hes
Well, said Vallejo, with' a sneer;
on the ace--what then?' It htts won,
1 suecose ?'-
" It has won."
14 Mi.& Lunn! It was to be expect.
edf it! would, since I - went on the king."
Andltuining round again, he resumed
his tune and his gaze into the street.
Ha derser rieo," said the Spaniard
to another Of the players. «He Must
be rich. It would' be difficult to take
the loss" of thikv thousand dollars more
welly. than that."
'Five minutes elapsed, .during which
the.hankers were, busy : counting; out
their in order to sea: the exact
stithl due them by'the nefOrtnnite
When the jingle of money -end rustle
of'paper ceased; Valleja looked round,
for the second time.
much l ie there, Scanner
',..lThirty thousand four hundred arid
thirty dollars lost Senor Conde," ripli
ed-tlie old Marquis,: with a bcrw :ofvo
f4.9ud respsct for, one, who could bear
such a loss with !such adinirstle Judi&
ference. . '
Very good," Was- the-Count'i
slyer, ." an& here - comes -the' man :who
Will pay it you."
• Accordiagly..the next. -
minute e has-
ty &tip Was. heart.% openshe steirs. All'
eyes wcreltirued to -the ` doer, Which':
opened. and Rafael Soleil° enered.
61 r . IV here irthci Count,r exclaimed
he,hurried !Oar!, tau) witbtlieetna•
posed countenance. • ,
Again everylieeil "was turned tewaids
the, window , but'the Count - lied r disirij
peered. -' At the4stitner moment -in !'the
street below, which -was a' quiet and
unfrequented one, there arose an unu
nOise of , voices. The, manta
,PlaYere refilled Ito' 'thei" - wlnilows, and
setv several'pertinne collected reuntla'
matt whottilthei-were `raising: from` tire
:ground, .Ris,skell was, &lightly,. Irani
tailed, and ,the parementaroued spri)i)c-i
tet with hie blood. Rafael and some
Others hurled &wit' befere ifiey •
reached the'street,'Colint Luieleralleit
had expired.. The gambler's laststake
had been his -.. ; ;
I When. young Solano . reached hie
father's_ house, and repairin g his fat 4.
er-"enpirtment,-i'"OPtined ',the 'desk
Which Vallepi' lied girete hint the' keyi:
nor any thing else of value, but merely:
slew warthlesiyapers. Aetooisbedtt
title; and in siate:ofh s prepossession
la :favor; of the. aunt, teehtrghiesiislnF
~:.~ii r` [i ~f
<ii. ,-:1, ;',::: : ','lq ..,!.:.•
_,~I . .
I , ; 12...f. r , 97 , .
i!! . 1
. - •
.vcifitur allitderousettslirt6hat' h e could
hardly:m:oo44g onitOTent!gbifi:bk-4, 1 3t--
liCd,back to the monte room. where his.
.'arriver e ei ied `al 'the 'signer foi the - 411 t..
aiiio'phe that: hirbeili refaiedi ' •
Phe eamei'-eireninglihe' atitonntitist
maelPaid. - .lby :Bafeek4lOkno itdo..the
-1.14304_0f 0 10 1. 44 01 1 1f.a---‘- r oP g ri n g
uar* body sof
--' lla' the lefise ori few *eat; theta.
pause's; letter. front? Mexico, Inleply to
tl Oritt'whiqlt : Jose Solauo /tad
*flues in ginounee the airivalof Val
lea.. ;His Correitiondeat
wrote in 'all haste, :Unities; if still'
fo - preeerini Don, hie froin:-ha..
coming: the ,thip.:l of a-- isvinler... , , , :ffito
cende de Yaileja,:he toid,.waa the ; huts.
:and unworthy scion of a noble and once
youth' he had 'Made' himselfreniarkable.
ael , well for the vices , of his - charater as
for . , the skill with which: be concealed
them nadir .theonaskof. agreeable ,oc.,
co mpiiph ments and fascinating
Hie father, shortly after; he be.
same »f 'age,'had' left' hiui the the ,
controlled Imastei of his fortune;_ which
he speedily squandered Land , when .
Was gone, he lived, for eOmotime...l4
the'exerc se of his witsand liy'piefing
oii all Who were sufficiently credulous
td confine in him. At length, hatlng
(*heisted revery reiouree.--when ` na
Man of honor would-speak to•him, and
noosurer lend him a masvedi 4 1 . t wig
rate of interest—hi had, by . in
thy artifice; duped the very last pen**
whotcoledriyinterest in him, out-Of U.
few hUndred dollars, and taken 'shipat
'Vera_ Crtia for Europe. _
Lit is scarcely necessary to add, tha t
the letter Of Credit was` a forgery,
[For, the Bradford Reported- . t
The following tribute to Abe memory of Mns.,
I Mani E. WARNZn embodies the inflection":
of her berea;redlusbm4 1: • , t.:
las! no longer in that - mild, blue.S34,": •
Beams, hen, the spark ef impartiality,
No more on - that sweet lip the tinge,ofror",
To bless our 'vies! r
in matron beauty ;
Yet mill whaled on that foreheati'faii,
In'eni-bright bistm, lies that raven hair;
And on those features &Sells a smile serene , '
*web speaks of triumph the closing scene;.;
Oh' sweet , expression! sacreds•lhMerin trace
pf virtue, left to animate this face,r.
. L ,
Virtue, fair favorite of the seats of day, ,
Was late 'an inmate of this eli:ping clay.
trew flowers, my frierids,—brint thee.' innst:
• sweet - and fair ; , • • • •
Their silent teaching will a 'solace' provi- •
And speak the language : of l a menting love.
Oh thou wart ley* C Intuiaenee andLTrutit
Gave Waite to the ripening char*
Myheart'ii lode treasure gene; ferever.gaie !
But ceaholar brighterielike the effulgent
I soon shall elosp•tbee.to mylongirig breast
And . in the transport be forever blest..
Atone with deathl thesilence Ito* profound ; *
Niste'eniafootstep sands.an echo round:
Yet, shade beloe'd, - methiatut thy voice I hear,
That.voice.whicif first , was music , to mine ear;
'T is now thoailent language of the soil,
A power which•can my every - thought' eontrcil.
•Atene - teith ? csn'it - be:—;is it sr; 4; -
My yearning bosom fondly , answers, no!'
I• feel thy disembodied spirit nigh. ; r
Though - all unseen by fold affection's eye•
0 God! what burning.thoughts .this: incerneni
Through the femme of my etaTtled soul,,
Earth7iiiansient iseeirs ! like ekadows, Rea
And on 1 , iny irialori "borate' a fl«wi of
Thy presence shining through :the infinite r'
In thy high realm allow! iralatee mizie c ermL ,
danghtef calla her matt*
B,Pre./PY, kbn earth'' trPuble4
A?_fancy through the maze of metitory.flies;
I lei ' T44l":iYheil . r;Ong:iirPl Car,'
I pliick'd the rose to grift upon her bah',
White'tee, in tiOirierre
.Or tined in riettire the Oil-botounieOuit God..
That yOuthfai spirit, bright beinty'i gtotiri
Was huts? Precious ,* Prusin
'Hearn snatched her, kindly, to the upper
To dwelt, a aterniglory,, ever there .
Thusbri htl ' `
throned eh ahintfain heavenly'
- NOughflawi than the Rideemei's righteimariossi"
The sunlight flaming -on the - ehriatatatreitri,,
of-radiance in its dancing beam . r. ;
But wherefore seekresemblances though falr
Whit eliarm!leinistiardan'ivith this coint•ifoi
Or Whit-hair ithagei ihoiE otreilina
Bride - of thelouida thliglOWingrobe'of Whelp
- ; Stephen H.
L—takeed this, seasons on
,three acresnntl, nine-hundredthe, 027,
bushels - Of eoutuknter_Ch‘aillable corn: Theeropilfjs:petieygii;. . wili'ishal eh e: