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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 1847.
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ET "T. ir. ii."
Earnestly and silently, the soul -is wandering
Mound the universe of mental thought--
Spiritual—ethereal—yet deeply pondering. ;.
Why, never dying, is it chained to aught
That is so w e ak and poor. and fraught
With psin,ss this oar body,which the soul is squandering I
The mind-is but the agent of the spirit,
.And for its acts is to. the soul accountable ;
The body is the slavi i .yet may inherit
An impulse of its own- eo insurmountable.
Not all the strength ofetol and mind are able
To break the chain,-when ikdoth choose to weal. it.
It is not wrong that this we do believe;
,Nor •infidelity; that have no control •
Of circumstances round us, and b; them 'receive
Imprer.sions on th e mind,,by which ' the foul
Ijath faith in God—he who knoweth the whole
Of ,ier infirmities; mid knowing Mk relieve.
Lap ; dans and phil l psophers, with look profOund, .
day we are aggis, free to do andAst,:t.
Sac-contradicting term !—a tinkling sotiM-1,- 7
Ity which all tunes are played with skilful tae
. 3o make us all believe the unknown fact,
That tht erect is greater than the cause first found.
'Prohibiting these themes, our soul'., directors,
Their minds well tinctured by some narrow sect,
Think knot now wise that we should turn dissectors
Of our own thoughts; but rather (so they direct,)
Should keep the germ ofknowledge Enemata rely check'd,
Thus darkening the light, like time worn tin reflectors.
Unto our-elves hut strangers, why should we
Fear to inquirei—The soul, in tranquil mat,
Calls back our thoughts from dark futurity
Unto the.eertain knowledge of the past—
A knowledge that lei* time itself shall last,
And by to hgbt we trice our way through vast Etetnity
'We are the harps of thousand strings, well strung,
To vibrate at the tquch - of our• Creator
We are the music srliich the Angels sung,
When barmonY its'elf was tuned by nature,
Whcn joy and gladness beamed irceeery feature,
And Earth's remotest nook the changes rung.
Chinese Ladlles:—Marriage, dte.
We find an interesting letter in Noah's Mes-
Pager, dated Canton. August 28, 1818, from
we,extratot the following paragraphs in
relation — to to, Cttinese -
The old customs and usages of centuries are
fast wearing away in , this country. We visit
rtiiiiese ladies, sip tea with thent,and coltverse
through an interpreter.
• The ladies here are
not like Mahontetans, locked up in a harein
and excluded from the world. There is, it is
true, much coldness, ceremony and formality.
bit no bars" and baits are used. The better
eiass are instructed in embroidery. as Well as
painting on silk t and nine. such as it is,
Inutile accomplishment. They are frequently
letlireail and intelligent, and : some have ex
as poets. Modesty of manners, an in
,l,Fpensihte 'qualification of a Chinese lady. is
het6telied by their dress, frequently of mag: .
niticent materials, and in a very becorningfash
ion. It is considered improper for a young
hdy tit good breeding to show her hands. which
are gene - rally covered With a long sleeve., _
looking over the plates of our fashions. they
express great wonder and surprise. at the dress
of our ladies, ea contrary to their own—so
lfght:--exhibiting the tapering waiiit, the tight
%Itives, the splendid bust, and no less wonder
full Wall e—com parecir to the number of rich
loci se robes and petticoats by which they are
Polygamy is not permitted,by .the Chinese
lass. Although the yen .requently multiply
the number °I their handmaide, they have but
Coesiß,y, nr wife, who is of equal rank with her
hubbaiiil by birth, and is espoused by regular
marriage cpremoniep. The wife has .dertain
nal rights, while the handmaid, as of Ord, is
?areliased with money. If a wife has sans.
tat diusband seldom has a handmaid. The
" 163 of Ilie law is, that'" a married woman
'44 commit no crime ;" •the responsibility rests
hilsband. A wife, a child, or a de
lest, are under the control of the husband,
' 4e , Giber. or master, and are exempt from pun
"mit. A woman assumes the surname of
her husband. Wedlock is prohibited .among
°ear relatiniis. and, what will bezonsidered as
'Jxral and in bad taste, any marriage be:
tano an officer of government and an actress
!tall and void, the parties being punishable
4 " , xly blows. Their laws of divorce em-_,
Ski several grounds ; barrenness. adultery.
6110 bedtene e to the husband's parents, Mika-
Itatest thieving, and other invete-
Nt infirmines. It is disreputable and in some
N Peets - dirgal, for a widow to marry again ;
prevent if, they have sole control of
einldren and fortune while continuing
E I 6 Y marriages are greatly encouraged, and
18 °I/ 1 y tautio n is to secure equality of rank.
' , triag e rs art affair of negotiation by agents or
era. The horoscopes of the parties are
'Led, and if every preliminary is fortunate,
mde-groom ten& presents to the bride.—
!Ives nothing, and never brings a dowry.
Rut felicitou s period of the year to marry
the sprin g , and first mt.on of the Chinese
Fe llru'aryi is preferred. It is in this month
the peach , tree blossoms. 'rake, the
:mr ephithalamium, literally translated
the Chaim: •
B .*.ret child of Sprin g , the eanlen's queen !
Pearl-tree charms the loving \ sight ;
' v iritrsnt leaves, how richl y Peen 1 \
1i blossoms how diAinely bright:
"fis softly shines the be;:utenns ; ;lariat,
B y love and ermireiods vii hie
et her new mansion . IA,o preside,.
Aud placid rye around her riptemd !" •
Tl4l a smooth and pretty, and speaks well
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for the Chinese taste in poetry. There are
some curious ceremonies in Chinese marriages.
The bridegroom, a few days before the happy
period, •is ceremoniously invested with a dress
cap or bonnet, and takes an additional “Chein
Long Fu," he adds 6 , Ho On Foong." when
engaged. The bride, whose hair had fallen
plaited to her waist, has it turned op like mar
ried women, and secured with a bodkin. On
the marriage day, the friends of the bridegroom
send him presents in the morning with their
congratulations. You will smile when I tell
you that live geese constitute a part of the com
plimentary presents, with no waggish imputa
tion, but as emblematical of-the concord of the
married state. You know bow affectionately
geese are attached to each other, and in the•
marriage procession these birds are assigned
an honorable position. The bride's relatives
and friends also send her presents of jewel''',
dresses, dr.c. ; and her , young sisters and
friends of her own sex come and weep with
her until it is time to leave her father's
At length, *hen evening strives, and the
stars begin-to twinkle, the bridegroom comes
with an ornamented sedan chair, a cavalcade of
lanterns, and the gong and other delectable mu•
sical instruments. On reaching the residence,
the bride is carried into the - house by the mat
ron, who lifts her over a pan of charcoal, to
denote that her domestic duties are about to
commence. She tivp issues from the bridal
chamber into the grey \ hall, bearing the pre
„pared srica or betel -nut, and invites the guests
to partake of it. Supper is announced, the cup
of alliance ie diank by the young couple, the
matron pronounpei a benediction, and the
guests- begin make ~merry in the hall,
and, ai is the fashion in most countries, ply
the bridegroom with :wine, and then march
in procession with, him to the Bridal chamber,
where they take leave of him With the usual
salaams and giinutlections, and retire in a
On the third day, the bride goes in an orna
mented -sedan chair to pay a visit to her pa
rents, and the festivities are continued for a
month. This marriage in China, is conducted
with many forms and ceremonies, and' with
great propriety, and decorum. The bride tod
dles along with her little feet, apparently in
You have doubtless seen the Chinese shoes.
Dow this custom of mutilating the feet origina
ted I cannot say. The Tartars never practice
it. The idea conveyed by it is exemption from
labor, as the woman is a cripple. It it con
sidered genteel to crush the feet of children,
and put them in cramps; but it evidently im
pairs their health, by preventing- all athletic
exercises. It is an odious' custom, which de
scends to people of a lower order, who will not
be out of fashion. Do not fear that I shall
marry arty of these tiny feet celestials, toe the
law prohibits all mlrriages with foreigners, 'or
” outside barbarians." I
PLEASURE IS Cmy.ar.-L-Did you ever study
the cheapness of pleasure ? Did you know
how Welt takes to make a multitude happy ?
Such tritleia - s-a penny, a word, and a smile, do
the work. There are two or three little boys
passing along—give Them each a chesnut, add
how smiling they look ;. we'll be bound to
say they will not be' cross for an hour. A
poor widow lives in our neighborhood. who is
.the owner of a hall dosen children send in
half a peck of sweet apples, and they will be
happy. A child has lost his arrow—all the
•..orld to himand -he mourns sadly ; 'help
hi4-to ,.. find it. or make him another, and how
quickly - wilt the sunshine play upon his som
A boy has as much as he can do to pile up
a load of wood ; 'asst him a few moments or i
speak a pleasant word t him, and he forgets
his task and works away without minding it.
Your apprentice has broken a mug, or cut the
'vest too large, or he has 4. left an out." or
" pied a stickful," say .4 you scoundrel," and
he feels miserable, but remark. .. I am sorry,
try to do better in future," and he feels a great
deal better.. You have employed a man—pay
him c i peerfully. and speak a pleasant word to
liiitr.he leaves your house with a contented heart,
to light up his hearth with smiles of gladness.
As you pass along the street,
,you meet many
a familiar face. Say "good morning." as though
you felt happy, and it will work admirably in
the heart olyour neighbor. .
Measure is cheap—who will not bestow it
liberally ! If there are smiles, and suniohines,
and flowers all about up, let us not grasp them
with a miser's fist, and lock them hermetically
in, our hearts. No. Rather let us take them
to scatter about us ; in the cot of the widow,
among groups of children,in the crowded mart,
where men of business congregate, in our fam
ilies. and every where. We can mike the
Wretched happy—thediscontented cheerful—
the vicious virtuous—at an exceedingly low
rate. Who refuse it t
It is related or Mary Lundie Duncan, that
when in her foeh year, her little fbrother had
struck her in a Aof anger, she instantly torn
'ed the other cheek, and said Mildly, .. There,
Corie." The uplifted hand was dropped, Ind
when the, child was asked' who taught her that,
she replied that she heard her papa read Hone
morning out of the bible at a prayer time.
This is not only an avidence that this child
early gave her understanding to what wait read
to her,' but a hint to all! parents that it is not a
matter of no moment wbether very young chil
elien are made to be present at domestic du
ties. for'not only is the; habit acquired of wait
ing on God'in the we'll he has appointed,.,bul
the mind.in fts flickering attention.gleans some
precious things, which are stored up amongst
its treasures.; . . s
Payma.—Don.t pry into the secret affairs
of others. It is none of your business how
your neighbor gets along,i and what his in
come or expectations may be. unless his ar
rangements eff ou t what right have you
to say s word protrude your advice ?It is
no mark of god taste, good breeding. or good
manners, to pry into , the affairs of others. Re
member this. •
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si 'REOARDLEIND OT DONONCIVTION P r IOX JUIT wturna."i,
A Whale Chase.
We were running down for the Albadn
lands with a fine steady breeze. The morn-'
ing was bright and clear, and the water,of that
peculiar color which whalealea regard as the
favorite resort for whales. I had the forenxin
watch below. and was just congratulating my
self upon getting through with my "• double
latitudes," when the loud, clear voice of a man
at the meet head came ringing down the fore
•• There she blows !" was thiChrilling cry.
That's once !" shouted the captain.
There she blows."
“That's twice, by jingo!"
•• There she blows."
.4 Three tiniest Where away. Taborr'
•• Off the eatber bow, sir, two points."
•• How fa ?" Ye
.4A tui ne a half. There she blows I"
•• Sperm whale Call all hands t" '
There was a rush on deck. each man trying
to get to the castle first. Then came half a
dozen loud knocks, and 'shoarse voice, shout
• Larboard watch, ahoy r Turn out. my
lads ! Sperm' whale in sight! Heave out!
Lash and'Carry ! Rise and chime ! Bear a
hand, my lively heirties !"
Those/who were turned in" rolled out as
soon as possible, and buckled on their ducks,
and in less than two minutes were all on deck,
reidy for , orders. The tubs were put in the
boats, and the main yard hauled aback. We
all now perched ourselves in the rigging. and
kept a sharp lookout on every side for the
whale's next rising. , Twenty minutes had
elapsed since the spout was first seen ; twen
ty-five passed, and the captain brim to get in
to a state of net:coos' anxiety. We strained our
eyes in all direction to make a spout." It
begin to look like a hopeless case, when Ta
bor, whose visual organs appeared to have the
pqwer of übiquity, sang out- r
• There she blows ! then she blows !"
4. Where now !" roared the captain.
•• Off the weather quarter ! Two large sperm
whales, sir, Go it boots !"
• Clear away the boats! Come down from
the.mast head ; well take them this rising !"
shouted the captain with a fierce. sharp voice.
• Lower away. then !"
The•waist and larboard boats were instantly
down, ready to 6- bent r on." Captain A--- 7
and some of his boat's crew being too ill to
man the other boat. we struck of for the whales
without them. I pulled the aft oar. u usual,
and as by this time Iwas as tough and mus
cular as my 'comrades,.the boatdanced along the
water .in fine style. Although the larboard
boat was much easter pulled. and had the' old:
est and stoutest of the whole crew. we coffin ,
ved. by unusual exertions, •to keep ahead of
her, till the real tug of war" came. Then
was our mettle put to test ! One of the whalei
was leisurely making to windward not more
than a half a mile off.
" Lay back, my lads !" cried P— \ pale
with excitement. " Keep the larboard boat
astern ! Never say die ! That's our whale !
Oh, do spring, do spring ! No none—steady.
and soft's the word."
We replied to this appeal by 44 piling up the
agony" on the oars. Away sprang our boat.
trembling and quivering as ahe darted through
the waves. She really seemed to imbibe the
general excitement as she parted the clear blue
water, and dashed it foaming from her bows.
Onward we flew ! The larboard boat was
hard upon our stern ; the whale rolling lazily
in the trough of the sea. a few darts ahead:
Oh. lay back ! lay back'!" whispered
trembling with eagerness not to be opt
done by,the mate. Do spring my boys, if
you love gin ! Now's your time ! now or ne
ver ! Oh , see tim ! see him I how quiet he
lies ! Put the bee( On your oars, every moth
er's son of you ! Pil3 it on ! pile it on !
That's the way to tell it. Our whale this
Stahtl up, Tabor," cried P—,in a low
Peaking his oar,. Tabor sprang to his feet,
and grasprd a harpoon.
Shall I give him two irons !"
Yes, he may be wild."
'Another stroke or two brid we were hard up.
on him. Tabor with unerring aim, let fly bis
irons, and tinned them to the sockets in the
huge eareaise of the whale.
Stern all !" thundered P—.
.. Stern all !".' echoed the crew ; but it was
too late. Our bows were high and dry on the
whale's head. Infuriated with pain produced
by the harpoons. and doubtless astonished to
nd his head so roughly used. he rolled half
ver. lashing the sea with hi? dukes, and in
is struggles dashing in two of the upper
planks, .. Boat stove 1 boat stove !" was the
.6 Silence I" thundered the sicona mate. ao
he sprang to the bow., and Changed places
with Tabor. s• All safe • my beanie. ! Stern
hard !—stern before be gets his flukes to bear
npon us 1"
0... Stern all 1" shouted . wz. and in ii momeni
more we were out of dangef. The whale now
.. turned .flukes" and dashed off to windward
with the speed of a locomotive., towing us af
ter,him iit a glorious rate. We oceasionyllr.
slacked tine in-order to give him plenty or play.
A stiff breeze had sprung up. causing a rough.
chopping sea. and we leaded badly to the bow
planks. It fed my-lot to keep the water hail
ed out and the line clear. the others hauled in.;
a ticklish job. the last—for, as the second mate
said. a single turn-would take of a shin " , .as
slick as goose grease."
Notwithstanding the roughness of the sea.
we shot ahead with incredible swiftness. and
the way we e• walked" past the larboard boat.
Whose crew were tugging and laboring with all
di - Sir might. was surprising. .
s• Boors for the waist boat !" beret froni ev
ery lip. Three hearty cheers followec'. much
•to the annoyance of the other boat's crew and
mate. We exultingly' took of our hate and
waved them a polite 6• good-bye," requesting.
them, if they had any news to send to wind-,
ward 'ports. to be quick abotit it.sas it was in
convenient for us to itopjast then. I believe
%luau* says it is not good to be vainoglorl
ous. •At all events. while we_ were skimming_
along so gallantly. the *bale suddenly milted,
and pitched the boat on her beam ends. Eve.
ry one who could pip athwart hung on to it.
and we were all fortunate enough to keep Our
seats. For u nit4h ar a ship's length. the
boalJew through `the water on her gunwale.
foaming and Wlt(icing as she dashed onward.
It was rather *smatter of doubt as to which side
would turn uppermost. until Tabor slacked
out the linc t 7when she righted. To have a
boat. with all her: irons. lances. gear and oars
piled on One's head in such a sea. was rather
a sunlit* prospect to the best swimmer.
Meanwhile the *hale rose to the inkface to
spout. The change in his course had not en
abled the mate's boat to come up ; and *e lay
On our oars in order that Mr. D—*night
lance him. Ile struck him in the i• life the
first dart. se was evident from the Whale's fu
rious dying struggles nevertheless. in order
to make sure. we hauled up end churned a
lance back of his head.
I cannot concieve of any thing more strik
ingly awful than the butchery of this tremend
ous leviathan of the deep. Foaming and breach-
Jig. he plunged from wave to wave. flinging
high in the air torrents of blood and spray.—
The sea around was literally a sea of blood.—
At one moment hie head was poised in the air
—the next, he buried himself in the gory sea.
carrying down in his vast wake, a whirlpool of
foam and slime. But this respite was short.—
He rfcise,agairi, rushing furiously upon his ene
midi. hitt a slight prick of the lance drove him
back with mingled fury and terror. Whichev
er way lie turned, the barbed' irons goaded him
to despreation. Now and again, intensity of
agony 'Foetid cause him to lash the water
with his huge flukes till the very ocean ap-•
peered to heave and tremb'e at his power.—
Tessing. struggliog'. dashing over and over in
his agony. he spouted op the last of his heart's
blood. Half an hour before he was free as the
wave. ',porting in all the pride of gigantic
ittrength and unrivalled power. He now lay
a lifeless mass—his head towards the sun, his
tremendous body heaving to the swell, and
his, destroyers proudly cheering over their
SINGULAR FORTUNES OF AN 1111111 GIRL.-
1 Amongst other legends or anecdotes of a ro r
mantic kind which Mrs. Blanckley records, we
find a story of an empress of Morocco that is
quite as good as any thing furnished by the no
ve Isis. Truth. in this case, is quite as good
as fiction. and signal deal more impressive.—
Mr. Clark told me the following curious sto
ry :—That when he was at Alieant a galley
arrived. which had just escaped from Tangiers,
with the first or favorite wife of Mull Maho-
med. the late Emperor of Morocco, who had.
lately been assassinated by his rebellious son.
Muli Ismael. This lady, wh3, with her °anew '
dents, was seeking a refugein Spain, wasirri
ginally a Miss Thomson, of Cork, and when
on her passage from that city to Cadiz, on a
matrimonial expedition, she had been captured
•by eilloqrish corsair. an made a slave. Her
Alit intedded bridegroom bad been a Mr. She*,
an'lrish merchant settle at Cadiz. who, du
ring a visit which he I had made to his native
country, had become hrequainted with, end at
tached to. Miss Thomion, who possessed great
charms ; but as some impediments existed to
their immediate union, they parted, having
first plighted their troth ; and with the under
standing that, at some future period. she should
join him at Cadiz, as it would be, injurious to
his commercial interests for him to absent him
self again from the field of his speeolations.
The lady. in fulfilment of her promise. sailed
.to join her future husband ; but as jolt narra
ted. her destiny was changed by the capture of
the vessel sh ‘ e was in by 'a Maroquin Corsair,
which carried 'her to - Fez. Here Miss Thom
son was detained as a slave, and closely eon
fined. until a report of her uncommon beauty
having reached the. Emperor Muli Mahomed.
she was by his orders removed to the imperial
palace, and every inducement held out to her
to embrace the Makinnedan faith. and to ac
cede to the Emperors desire of making her his
wile. Whether it was by persuasion, or from
conviction that her fate was irrevocably deri-
Jed, her various scruples were overcome, and
she became the wife of Molt Mahomed, and
subsequently the mother o f two sons, who bore
the name% the eldest of Muff Ismael, and the
younger of Mon Mahomed. She was the mot}
of her imperial h usband's wives, for
he had many besides ; and the number must
have been great. as I have heard both from
Mr. Clark and Mr. Romans, who were at one
time established as merchants in Morocco, that
the Emperor Mull Mahomed actually formed
a regiment Composed entirely of his own sons,
to the number of 623, most of them blacks.—
Mr. Clark says that-thia wonderful fated lady
when he saw her in Spain, was dressed in the
Moorish costume ; and, strange as it appearse
she seemed in all respects to have adopted the
tastes of her new country in preference to
those of Christendom. for she afterwards re
turued Ito Morocco and there ended her days.
Ft.olirsu.—How the universal heart of man
blesses flowers ! They are wreathed , round
'-the cradle. the iniervi N rs. .t...... 4 di sonar.
The Persian to the far east delights in their
perfume. and writes his love in agays ;
while the Indian child of the far west e ape his
hands. with glee. as he gathers the abundant
blossoms—Me illaminated scripture of the prai
ries. The Cupid of the ancient Hindoos tip
ped his arrows with flowers, and orange buds
ire the bridal amen with us. a nation of yes
terday. Flower' garlanded the Grecian altar.
and they hang in votive wreaths before the
Christine shrind.• All those ,are Ipproprieti
uses. Flowers 'ishould deck the brow of the
youthful bride. for they are within! themselves
a lovely type of Marriage: They shooldtwine
round the tomb. for their perpeteal renewed
beauty is a symbol of their resurrection. They
should festoon the altar. for their frigraneetnd
,their beauty amen.' in perpetual worship of the
ost High. .
• The ei tibbicr.
This cobbler was an hon man and i was
going to lay poor ; but when .tisider that
he maintained hie family, and wai ye de
pentlencei I cannot prevail upon myself to .. ake
use of th expression. He was a man of
&chat' ; sew the corruption, luxury and
oppressio ; the private frauds, the public rob
beries ; enormous violation of justice, under
which hi country labored. He saw rapes un
punished adulteries unreproved. barbarous
murders, titter screened by corrupt senators,
or atoned' or by, money ; in i word. be saw a,
universal egeneracy of manners prevail, part
ly fitom want of will, partly from the want
of Oliver in the government to ehastise,offen."
derv. 1 his situation he undertook the' ardu
ous task of reforming these disorders, and
thought i both lawful and expedient to sesame
thwautho ity of avenger of the innocent. and
the terror of the guilty.
Fulliof this romantic resolution. he . prtivided
himself ith a short gun. Which he carried un
der his oak, and equipped with a powder=
pouch on one thigh and kbag of bullets ou'the
other. h• sallied out in the evenings. and as
proper.° .ortunities offered, desliatched such
as he kin to be incorrigible offenders to that
tribonal. here he was sensible they could not
elude jhs 'ce; and theit returned home 'full of
that eau action' which is the sole reward of
public r .• rit. As there were In Messina. a
great nun; her of these overgrown criminals, the
cobbler 4 the space-of a few weeks did great
executio. The sun never rose without dis-
covering resh marks of hat justice ; here lay
a usurer , ho had been the :urse of thousands;
on - one co ner a nobleman, who had debauched
his frien• 'is wife; in another, a man of the
same ran who through avarice and ambition.
had pros ituted his own ; but as the bodies
were all untouched, with all their ornaments
about the and very often with considera
ble sum .• in their poelicts, it was visible
they we - not desp4ched for the sake of
It is rt , In the po wer of words to describe
the anion' hment of the whole city. Things
came at 1•: t to such a pus. that not a rogue of
unit walk ihe streets. Complaint
_lnuit were carried to the Viceroy;
andanags trate., guards, spies and every other
engine of iower were employed to no manner
of pstipos . •At last, when no less than fiftrof
the exam:les had been made, the Vicero)r- - ok
a serious resolution of putting a stop t tis such
mischiefs •by the only method that seemed ca
pable of r 'chine the evil. He caulied public
prods.= 4on to be made, that be 'would give
the sum • f two thousand crowns to any one
who shou discover the author or authors of
these mu , era--promising at the same time,
the like r ward with an absolute indemnity, to
the persti who had done them , if he would
discover himself; and as a pledsd of his sin
cerely. h went to the cathedral and took the
sacramen that he would punctually perform
The co tiler. having either satisfied his zeal
forjusucei or being now in a temper to secant
his own s fety, after having. in his own opin
ion; done o much service to die state.
directly t the palace, and demanded an :audi
ence of t e Viceroy; to whom. twin his tie
daring th t he had something of great impor
tance to c mmunicate, he was admitted alone.
He began with putting, his excellency
, in , mind
of his oat , who assitied him he mean t td keep
it religiouly. The cobbler then proceeded to
the lollo sing harangue: se 1. sir, balks been
alone tha instrument of justice, - who, despatch
ed in so s ort a time, so many criminals. In
doing thi sir, I have done no more. than what
was your my to do. You sir. who in reality
are guilt of all the offences which these
wretches have committed. deserved the mall
chastisem nt, and had met with it too. had
I not rea p cted the regresentative of my prince.
who. I k w. is accoontable to God alone."-,-
He then ehtered into an exact detail of all the
murders fie had done, and the motives upon
which he proceeded. The Viceroy. who was
convinced! that he told liim the trut.h repeated
hie sssura ces and thanked him
' for the tender
ness be h d 'fown him. adding. he was. ready
to pay hire the two thousand crowns.
Our cobbler told him he believed it would
be but prudent to make a choice of some other
city for hie habitation; • The cobbler therefore,
ordered a iartane to transport his family to Ge
noa ; whefe he passed the remainder of his
days in qiiietness ; and' Mesiithis felt for a long
time the hippy effects of his zeal for the public
good, and , for the strict execution of justice
without respect to persons. , .
Tumours FOR • Drum Dmr.—Wesee not
in this life, the end of human actions. The
influence never dies. in every widening cir
cle it reaches beyond the grave. Death re
moves us from this to an eternal 'world—thne
determines what shill be our condition in that
world. Every morning when we go forth.
we lay the mouldering hand on our, destiny,
and every evening when we' have done, we
have left a deathless impress upon our charac
ter. We touch not a wire but vibrates in eter•
nitv ; —not a voice but reports to the throne
of God. let youth. especially. think of these
things. and let *Wry one remember, that in
this world where
state, it is a serious thing to think. to speak, to '
A Western editor having studied' for two
weeks to make some poetry, finally succeed
ed. Here is a specinien of the production:
All bail to the land where Andes wee " .
All !keit to the land when daddy bad cord . t
He steeled the hoe into the von*.
Polled it oat end io eon be Sewed.
A FAINWIIIMILI GINTLICNAYte.•••ThiI I To of
one of there ersitures is es follows i—fie tete
op•leiserely. breakfasts comfortably. vesidWlbe
paper regularly* - dresses. fashionably:- eaM
tart gravely; talks insipidly.• dines chiseller*.
bly. drinks superfluously, - kills time , lathlike.'
ently, sops elegantly, goes to bed stupidly 4
and lives uselessly.
The first inquiryroia w
should How Obeli
have inspiredf -110 w
bean I have won V'
Endeavor to make you 'bend's hillkitotios
luring and delightful to io n, • Let' it 14'W
him a sanctearro-whichh - heart NOT shrill
loins from the calamities . Of I . Make ifs-re=
pose Irom his cares. a Orel from the teOrtd,'
a home not for his person only, but ler teis
heart. lie may meet with Oeuvre is Ow
houses, but let him find p aeon in bit own.
Should he be dejected , soot e him; shook* his
be silent and thoughtfol , do t heedlessly dis
turbci him ; should , he be Di dione, (*Las hita be
with ell practicable fa - ciliti , . h he.
peevish. make allowance s Ileum mature.
and by your ,sweetiess, ge deness and good
humor. urge him cootinoall to shish, though
he may not , Day it, .. This omen is indeed a
comfort so nie. I cannot bu tote her and re
quite such gentleness aid a etion.s. they de-
2. Invariably adorn your ell with delieaey
and modesty. These, to a nof 4e6nement.
ire attractions the most highly, esptivatiogs.
whilst their opposite never fade is inspire die.
gust, :i Let the delicacy and modesty of also,
bride be always, in a great degree, sipptOrted
by the wife.
IL lilt be possible, let yout husband 'oppose.
you think him a good husbaid, and it will. be
a strong.stimulus to hie bein so. .As long . as
he thinks he possesses the e
take some pains to deserve it,: but when he has
once lost the name, he will t f e apt In abandon
the reality. ,
4. Cultivate and exhibit lusith the *meld
care and constancy, cheerful ess andirood he
ms. ,They give beauty t the finest flee :.
and impart charms , inhere e b rine are not: On
the contrary, a glooniy , dies defied manner,is
an antidote to affection ; and hough a men may
not seem to nonce it. it is chi ling and repulsive
to his feelings. and he will very opt to seek
elsewhere for those smiles a d that cheerful
nest which he finds not in his owe. house.
3..1n the article of dress.
band's taste. The opinion
subject, is of but very little c
• 6. Particularly shun what the world calls in.
Adieu!. ••eurtain lectures." When you i iiitit
your door at night, endeavor to shut out at the
same moment all discord and contention.
and look on 'your edam r as a retreat
from the vexations of the world; • shelter
sacred to pesee,and affection. Howindeecirus.
offensivi and sinful it is for woman to emir•
vise authority over her hue and, and to say,
.. I WILL have it mi. It snai me as I like !"
Hut I' trust the number of thei4 who adopt this
unbecoming and disgraceful manner, is so small
as to sender it unnecessary for me to enlarge
on the subject. .
7. Be careful neyer to j in in a jest and
laugh against your husband. Conceal his ,
faults, and speak only of .hts merits. Shun
every approach to extravagance.. The wept
of economy has involved m' Ilion, in misery.
Be neat, tidy, orderly, methodical. Rise early ;
breakfast early—have a place for every thing,
and every thing in its rlace.
S. Few things please a at
seeing'hie wife notable and
agemsnt of herhousehold.
cookery. si weillas every
housekeeping. is uidisp'ens
sad a 'wife should. always
plains the character of the LA
9. Let home be yoarempi
Let_ it be the scene of yo
thoughts. your plans. your e'
be the stage on which the • 1
wife. of mother. and of mist .;
shine. In its sober, - quiet
heart cast its anchor, let -your
snits all be centered.
the task of distinguishing hi
or or his talents.• Do you
home, and let your applause
savants, your children, you
most interesting spectacle 8. 1
To see two human beings in
and youth, which invests life
happiness, appear together a
heir preference for each othe
ter into a league of friendship'
and earth to witness the sinceri l
to think an the endearing eo j
portint eonsequencee. thelhis
smiles that kindle intoecatac
must at length be quench
the survivor, but while life e I
to participate in the samej.
same sorrows, to rejoice and
Be constant man; be *onside
what can earth offer as pure al
Love or Ling.—How tenaei i ,
to life ! Though few and dee
he forms schinnes. and Mak
jolt litehe would if life was
older a. person grows; the mo
he,grasp at the shadow. A m
wee tales a final hold -when
dins thwaged • individual clip
the nearer he approaches iia t'
is never ready to die. until he
no4oxiker remain. Re 'then . 1
Leo.—The .nly Oat tic the.
redinibteile Oriikta A nthatip. tiffba t nin.l4l/0
die - ttiWlClal tan. ir •
heroic liiith.'to the honor of POI
'ettWit to the state carvings
;while ite cowardly fellow fled By - ith• wir-
Itto6ing Santa Anne, hot di .er !
Chas intither ritit4 Oteiihp.
'Gan. Ctrintierntet • With it *riles iniehidni
, a t-maianatres. an *el Athrinetq —As he wee
loose brielreand.fell. anglaise are sorry, - ttr say,
broke his left leg. just above the ankle..'
01011Delt !be lose
1 iieserve lb,
Ludy your bus
others, orr i _ this
asequence. if he
n morelhan lee-.
• lever in the man -
A knowledge of
other branch in
le in a female
upport :With ap-
I" end the worms-
r . wishes, your
ertions. Let it .
ned elaracter -of
.5140 airily* to
-aeon. let your
self by hia - vil4
eek for fame at .
be that of your,
ceremon is the
ial life hibite.
he glow o hope
with the halo of
id • acirnorledge
voluntar ly am
end call eaven
y of their iota. ;
nexkie: the ha-
at their owe an
d in the tea ‘ nsof
issues. the y
goo endure the
Sep •in . unisoui.
oily man cling,
ng are his yeam l
ear its top : 66
i. rettooger to life
leels -that he tan
aksa a virtue of