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BY HENRY vAtronNoeas.
.When first thy eyes unveil. give thy ; tool leave
To do the like ; our bodies but Swaim - •
The spirit's duty; our hearts spread and heave
*Unto 'their God, as dowers to the sun;
Give him thy first'thoughts then, so shalt thin keep
Him company all the day, and a hip sleep.
Vet never sleep` the sun upi; prayer should
Hawn with the day; the ri are set awful hours ,
Tvizt Heaven and us; the thanna was not good
After sun rising; fair day stillies lowers;
Rise to pfevent the sun—sleep dotibsins glut,
And•Heaien's gate opens when the world isshut.
Walk With thy fellow creatures; hdte•the hauls
And d•hisperings amongst them': Mini' sprig
Or leaf bat has his morning hymn; each busk/
And oak doth kluver "1 Ax;" canst thoti dot sOig
Oh leave shy cares and follies ! go thy. way
And thou art sure to prosper. all the day.
Serve God before the world; let him not go
Grail thou Mat a blessing ;,then resign
The whole unto him—and temmber who
Prevailed by wrestling ere the Sun did shine;
Pour oil upon the stones—weep for thy . sins--
Theo journey on and have an eye to Heaven.
'When the world's up, and every.swannabrOad.
Keep well thy temper—mix not ttb cash day ;
Deepateh necessities—life bath a ad
Which must be carried on, and safely lmay ;
Yet keep these cares without thee; let the heart
HiGod's alone, and choose the better part.
(From Headley's Washihren and hie Generals"]
At the hazard of a little repetition, let Xis take a
Vary review of Washington's ciampaigns. In the
first place, the battle of Bunker's Hill, though of
incalculable kalue in srolising the spirit of the court•
try. came very near proving our ruin by the false
hopes it' inspired in the undisciplined niilitia. Be
ratisr behind brea,st•tvorks, *here 'no evolutions
vete to be performd, anti tto manttuvres of the
enemy to be checked, they had broken the vetentn
rinks of England in nieces, it was supposed they
uoulsl be equal to them in the open field: Hence
the war comtnenced with ehort enlismients, giving
no Opportunity , for diAcipline, and it Wait a long time
lvfore 117ashinZon could induce Congress . even
partially To cur t the error:" That het should be
'chi at all with these over-shifting,
Furnished troops. is 4, wonder ;=--
it tlutthe n tht ever have risked
il : Ta i,l4tu'opr u ielil fight. The aitlieulty was not
Cott 1114 Wereflphle to fling themselves l e t°
ivaresio repel , shock of .cavalry, of Moro' again
%Igo a ettum n t make a charge, but that they could
, 01 evell .ro
.autntr front in battle. or execute the siiii
;,ii,t mataritirre to prevent being outflanked, with•
Mn being titm‘vii)iito greater or te.s disorder. Be
l. 111 rantitartS such men WilLfight bravely, and can
nlar In kiiT the'
it , lest to a 'piporate assault r intt in a pitchtfil bat.
ahem. ("tango of pm4,ion and More or lett.s nia
.rni-reN are inevitable, they cannot be relied
and lta..iiitioodknew. it. Again, his plans" were
Irtatnnailfiiippled by his officers and by Congress.
11 dam not follow out hia•Olivri' sugrmstions. because
hr would be Met with the clamor of " arbitrary
Heriro, he had to rail a council of war on
tte t y oirasion ; and nothing but a victory at Mon
mouth, which battle hg-ventured to fight against the
detision of his officers, saved him from severoon
dernhation. - Now, placed in such a situation, crip-
Pled by such obstacles, there is no way in which a
man like' Washington can develope all his meow
Pen and energy, but by bursting his toils With a .
aron,g effort, and vaulting to supreme power. This,
ids integrity and patriotism would not allow him to
do, and so he suffered, and endured, and delayed,
tail instead of putting forth his efforts in his own
'tad the best way, often exerted them in the way
mulled out by others, As the war advanced, he
beVame more unshackled, and theta moved steadily
^n to victory and an honorable peace. ,
Vet his ciunpaigna from the outset, badly as he
vai furnished, and much as he was crippled, will
brut the riosau itMnination. From his head-guar
*mat Boston, hePlanned the bold expedition against
go;bec. and Which showed-the energy with which
ententitlttto the work: It failed not through any
''ott of judgmea. but by an intervention of heaven.
11 1 e very day that Arnold - arrived on the St. Law
rilli"P opposite (Quebec, a violent storm 'of wind set
t. which prevented hitt Crossing till the inhabitants
"vita Prcorof 'from their surprise and obtain rein
-1.'4'1(111.. The invasion itself was boldly and
4 .llfttly planned. and but for this would have enc.
Neit tollowed the attempt to save New York, and tie .
belle el Long Island took plaee—the most un
411lni and imprudent one delivered during the
th 'ir war. Had the British showed the least acti
taY a nd energy, not a man of the Antericati'mtny
•bat thrhe on horseback would have escaped. But
In' was 6411 dintoly against the wish of WaSh-
" 1 1 10 n, and hence not chargeable to hint., But when
the rpischief was done, there was no time to call a
tnuneil of war, and die whole catastrophe fell on
alone. The movement' by which he satirical-
NI the cony from its' perilous position, and brought
ll ' elm °Ps off, and finally conducted the retreat to
e. exhibit a skill anti eriergraelaini Neal'
bY Say eotrunander. Here too his great power
fr ti‘etwi !mere stood him in good dead, for a kali hat
hirte would have sunk under this protracted Pkvicid and Mental effort. For Artreight koera
tlerer closed his erft, and nearly all the time
t. ° elle saddle, riding hither and thither, now
Z den ng a o lexchr- and againeheefrin on his men
lat Voice and example. Calm and ' . olleotetir
r° hill of fire and enerm,-,, he superintended every
`C"' r elon, and still urged on the• weary thou-
Rho ncsfmed already pressed to the top of
".7,'rPeed. • The fare of the army hung by a thread
'I I% two Jay, mil tiro nights he watched it with
~..:t e ose4 anxiety, 'almost within reach of the
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Bat this' &whistling retreat was safely effected,
and Washingttar at length drew up his army en
Radom heigiitat tioespelled by the pomp •
of the enemy% ship the the rtfer to retire to White
Plains, he there with hitt &lAN* knee made e aetnd
against the wholellritish l fni Ifir William Howe
closed around him in a huge semicircle, and the
American commander calmly awaited the approach,
of his veteran thcrasends. But Howe tined not et►
tack him even with his superior arftly. Wilt' prac
tised eye saw that he had no common milibtry
der to deal with, and be left him tti assail poets not
so ably defended. Forts Washingtottind free fell,
though the immense lees at the former pilau Weald
have.---been, prevented, hail Washington's advice
been taken. At length, to save New Jamey, he
crossed the Hudson, bat finding himself too feeble
to contend with his adversary, he began to retreat
towards the Delaware, pressed hard by Cornwallis.
His own force laud' gradually dwindled down to
three thousand effective men, yet, 'With these he
kept the field end: maintaineda firm countenance.
Eluding his ptinstiets by his skilful nientenvres, ho-
Vering around them the ,moment they halted, show
ing that thhotigh defeated be *is net disheartened,
he at length crossed the Delaware ai night in a siprtti
of sleet idd hail, and falling liken tblinderboli, on
the enemy, took a thousand prisoners, and the next
day reached the camp in 'safety. At this critical
juncture the time of enlistmerit to quite a portion of
the troops expired, and Washington with his Utmost
effor s could induce thein to remain but six weeks
lonihr. Feeling that within this time some deci
sive blow must be struck, even . at the hitiatni of de
feat, in order to revive the drooping hopes of the
country, he waited patiently the approach of tone
Wallis and his veteran army.. All day long; the
thunder of artillery, and the rattle of musketry shook
the shores of the Assanpink, and at night, When
darkness find silence again rested on the scene, a
battle disastrien to the Americans seemed inevita
ble the following Morning. Cornwallis deerned his
prey secure, for with the superior discipline of his
troop, added to their superior menbera, there sound
be'but little doubt of the issue. Washington stood
in the deepening gloom and gazed long and anx
iously on the enemy's watch-fires, now blazing
cheerfully through the darkness, and thought of the
coming day. Keeping hiS own fires burning, and
sending men near the enemy's line to dig an en
trenehmern in order to
,deceive them, he began to
remove his ba,,,,,e”age, and at twelve o'clock took up
the line of march for 'Princeton. Silently, noise
lessly, the columns moved away in the darkness,
while the anxious chieftain rode in their midst. At
sunrise, Cornwallis, to his inexpressible surprise,
heard the thunder 'of his guns at Princeton; telling
him that his antagonist, with all the wariness of the
fox, had also the terrible spring of the lion. %tak
ing to pieces the three regiments he found here and
chasing the fugitives before him, he passed on as
far as Kingston, followed close by Cornwallis, whose
troops wore within liearire; of his musketry. It
wns his intention to advance on Brunswick, where
the English had collected their stores, but his sol
tilers h ad - now been thirty-six hours without-sleep,
and a part of the time in battle, and needed rest, so
he turned aside to Pluckenheim, and afterwards re
tired to Morristown, where he took up his winter
quariew He-did not remain idle, however, but
sent out detachments of troops to harms General
Howe, and in a short time every place in the Jer.
seys was cleared of the enemy, except Brunswick
Thus, in throe weeks' tine, did Wash gain
two battles and drive the British from pest
they had taken on the Delaware, and wrest en
tire province of New Jersey from their pulp. With
It small and dispirited army, part of which he had
prevailed on to remain only six weekp longer, in
the midst of general diaro uragement and gloom, he
suddenly stopped retreating, and breaking into a
fhrious enemy. - Eluding their most skilfully-laid
Plans, breaking whole regiments to pieces by his
furious onsets, and wretsin,g post alter post from
their grasp, he rolled their strong columns back at
every point, while his little army shouted, victory,
that thrilled the length and breadth of the land. The
clopd that had gathered thicker and darker every
hour around our cause, suddenly rent, and the light
of hope and joy shone down upon the nation. The
British generals went amazed at their sodden over
whilescUope sent, up a shorn of applause to
the genius who had wrought these miracles, and
baptized him the American rabies. When his name
was peered, tears of joy and exultation fell, and not,
a prayer went heavenward bin bore in it strong sup•
plication lathe . God of battles. Patient, watchful,
provoked into do rashness, frightened into no delay,
cautious in his approach, bold and desperate in the
onset, calm and collected in retreat, he moves at
the head of hisbrave but ill-fnmished and district
ed army like a pillar of fire. •
The history of these three weeks throws more
light on 'Washington's military character than any
other portion of his life. In the first place, he dar
ed not go into winter quarters in the midst of such
general discouragement, and he suddenly brake
from his cautious and careful nummuvres into tine
of .the boldest and most headlpng movements re
corded in S . story. He meet halve the moral fawn
of a victory•, or the army wadi' disband, and he
wisely risked all to gain it, In the second place,
be showed what terrible work he could make with
the enemy, no matter how superior in numbers,
the moment be got them away 'from their ships.--
At Boston he succeeded in driving them oat of the
city, but took no prisoners, for the fleet received
the defeated troops. • At New York he could not,
with land troops, prevent the vessels of war from
outthinking him, and he was compelled to retreat.
In the Jerseys, with less than half the men he had
iin New York, he fell fearlessly on hisputsuers, and
drover them !buck at_ every point The only two
Places loft in the enemy's possession were Bruns ,
wick and Amboy, both of which had water con•
munication with. New York- The - activity, energy
boldness and soccer which 'characterized all• his
VJBLISMID EVERY WEDNESDAY, AT TOWAIIDA, BRADFORD FL, BY E. & GOODRICB k SON.
movements, show riciiiihnively, due tamsoved from
the sea-board, Weida.% willk Ise thommod men
wholly under his embel, end Wiwi for the war,
could have destroyed es new semiea of twisty
thousand as Great Britain chomp seed apinsehim.
He appears to us calm sod dew, but he possessed
a mind of wonderful quickness of perception, and
the wonder is it could embrace so many thing Cat
once, No complexity of of airs could cadet* him,
and no new and untried positions find him unpre
pared, Congress looked up to him es mach se his
his officers did ; and when one takes into minteres
plafion dm varied andendkus affithathat asked Ind
texiiired his attention, he is amazed at the clearness
Of his perceptions-and the wisdom of his views.—
His mind never seems to Woggle with difficulties,
but crvereosnes and dismisses them without an ef
fort Cramped and fettered as he was by his lim
ited powers, and fearful of encroaching upon those_
liberties he held so sacred, he let his ablest plans
prove abortive and his fondest hopes die. Bona
parte, fettered by a weak government, boldly look
the supreme power into his own - hands, so that his
mind could have free play, and his vast plans full
scope. Had this power been given to Washington,
the first dine months *otdd have seen an many
standing tip on our sail , against which the legions
of Europe would have dashed in vain. The se
acumen of the nailed. would have been developed
-order -sprang out damn, end the somewhat jar.
ring and unsettled union been as compact as iron.
But as it was, his far-reaching plans were deferred,
Changed, or adopted reluctantly, end though Cow
grass stood nobly by him during the whole war, it
was with such misgivings and timidity that the true
mode of conducting affairs dettfloped ui towly. Yet
In time, every thing seemed to fall o his mind,
till the nation's thought took its impress from his.
Konlinary men: multiplied objects of attention
end labor divide the energies, and thus weaken the
force of them in any one pesticides dissection. Not
so with Washington, ter amwithstanding all those
affairs of state that engrossed him, he pushed his
military plane with the greatest vigor, and allowed
nothing to: escape his nbigifiloos mind.
The campaign, which ended in the surrender of
Burgoyne, was not only planned by him, but its vs
snit accurately foretold. The battle of Brandy wine
was lost entirely through the false information far
'Wished by Sullivan—that of Germantown, on so-
Connt of a fig which he could not have anticipated.
The attack was bold and well planned, and promis
ed almost certain and great success. The next
campaign opened brilliantly with the battle of Mon
mouth, !there his genius and energy triumphed
over every obstacle, The battle of Camden was
disastrous, but Gates was appointed to the command
.of the southern army without Washington's knowl
edge or wish: It was one of those brilliant strokes .
Congress sometimes made in defiance of the coin•
mander-in•chief, and which genendly had the same
termination. Mortified at the disgrace of its favor
ite leader, it referred the whale mater over to him,
where it belonged in the first place. The latter,
placing Greene over the wrecked army, planned
with him that campaign which saved the sopth, and
crowned the conductor of it with anfadinglaurels.
As he brought around Congress to his own views,
he gained gray day on his ,adversaries, liberating
steadily the whole country from ks enemies; and
finally, by one of those sudden and rapid more
meats in whickhe so much delighted, closed around
Cornwall, at Yorktown, and gage the finishing
blow to the war.
True Ascent. Bacciunat.u..-;4leertus wan the
Roman name for the Grecian god Dionysins, whom
the Greeks, both in Asia and Europe, universally
worshipped. In the whale history of polytheime,
we find no rites more extravagam, sensual, and
wage than those of the Dionysia?er Vecchio fee.
finds. The men present at them look the disguise
of emirs, and the women acted the parts of bec
alms, nymphs, and other inferior -deities, and nom4
mined the realest excesses. At en early period
them festivals were often solemnised with human
sacrifices i and pieces of mit , dash, cut from the
bodies of the victims, were distributed among the
bacelne. "(From the Attie Dionysia, nevertheless,
tragedy and comedy derived their origin.) 15,1 t.
sly, the bacchanalia were aismaref the coarsest
excess and the moat unnatural vices, Theyorere
latterly carried ma et night, and often stained with
poisonings, assaminstions, and every curse, Al
though conducted in Rome, pnd although the num.
bar of the initiated , was mid to be seven thousand,
yet the mistimes" of these meetings appears to have
been unknown to the Senate until A. I/ 186, when
they were put dawn, after a report on them had .
been made to that anon asiesnbly, by the con
suls Bruins Postmntes Albinns and Quintus Hui=
Plulippus.. The delinquents wens arrested arid
tried F inopy of the man were imprisoned, others
were pot to death ; and the women were delivered
to their parents and husbands to be privately pun
Tut Wlrt.--It needs rue guilt to break a Ms
band's heart ; the aboutut of ountent, the mount
ings of spleen, the untidy dress and the cheerless
home, the forbidden mewl and deserted hearth ;
these anti ether nameless MOM% without a crime
among them, have harrowed to the quick the heart
of many a man, and phseted them, beyond the
reach of cure, the germ odds& despair. -Ob may
woman, before that sad sight arrives, dwell on the
rewilectioos Of youth, and, cherishing the dear ides
of that tuneful time, web mg keep alive the pro.
miss she then so kindly ,pve j and thee* she
may be jejun', net thibliodellans — the
not the lbrgetful imps* ellutt;
hour of love—al madly * l imos tio i ,a
hoitie-•-a emit of love to banish beetle wools
—a kite of pesos to mom all 'dee pat, And
the baldest bead the eves kicked itself Within the
breast of selfish men Wised= toiler charms, and ,
bid her live, as she bad hoped, her years'
in matchless bliss—doted, living and conte4---
the soot* . Of the sorrowing hour—the Sourer, of
comfort, end the spring ofjoy.
niox aNT INAINTICIL*
Lake Popin— - , 11111.0101
. The next
thit I would sttem . describer
on my way L the Mimissimri, is Lake Pepin. It
lives is my _ as the Hon of e= this wilder•
mks. his serentsuded pastier of the hismissippi
--twettptiuse miles long, and from three io most
every variety of game ; is shoes art gawkily and
covered with most v?laable spies and axnehana ;
the water is clew, Ind very deep ; and la yields
the very best of fish 3n great abundance. My fine
view of lake Pepin (I wish I knew bow it came
by that name !) was on one of the mat chroming
eveningsgut I ever witnessed. The cloudless sky'
was @gadded with stars, and the moon sailed tip.
ward and onward with an uncommon beauty, as
if proud , of the wilderness world she was then
flooding with her beams. For hiOurs did I sit mrs•
singspon the eastern shore, near* outlet, whence
could discern ne less than sixtlien . peaks or bluffsi
looming in perfect solitude waist the lioriam—
" The holy time was quiet as a nun ; breathless
with adoration." The water was without a ripple,
end reflected in its pure bosom every star, while
the moon, as if determined that it should so reran
for ever, spanned it with a bar of gold. The only
mounds that trembled in the air were the boot of an
owl, the wall of a loon, and a hum from the insect
world. I looked and wondered, until the night
was far malt, and the dew upon my brow was
At the time that I visited Lake Pepin there was
a quite a number of Sioux Indians encamped upon
the shore. Among the lodges which I visited was
that of a woman, ninety years of age and a widow.
She looked' exceedingly wretched, but was so in
telligent and amiable that I almost fell in love with
the old antediluvian. I cannot give the whole of
her long story, but an idea of its character may be
obtained from the following episode, which I lis
tened to, seated by her side, and that of her only
deacendant-ra handsome boy. Her attention bad
been directed to our steamer which lay moored a
short distance off, when she soddenly broke out
with the Mowing : " How rapidly does time fly I
A short time ago the light canoe was the only thing
that glided upon this lake ; but now we often hear
the groaning of the great Are-vessel, as it sweeps
along likeen angry stag. The white man's con
duct appears strange. I cannot understand its pur
pose. 0, lam an old woman and fool !
!! Many, very many, have been mtnials. Thir
ty years has my husband been dead..- Eight brave
eons have I bad, but they were all killed in battles
with the Chippeways. I also had two daughters,
who were like the does of the prairie but the
Great Spirit has long taken them to the ha ppy: land.
My only relative, now living, is this boy. 0, lam
and old woman, and . have no business to' live 1
" But I will not despair. The Great Spirit is
my fire-sid e , d and has given me a helper l in the
dirk rienings of my days. This boy-hunter sup
plies aim with food. His snow never fails, and the
winds always tell him where to .. find the Ilk. He
paddles my canoe, he brings me wood for my fire,
and sleeps sweetly by my aide in my comfortable
lodge. 0, lam an old woman ! but what is there
in the world that I need, that I cannot obtain I"
May the smiles of Providence forever rest upon
this mother of a great nation, whose glory is per
swilled in her feeble,ind decrepit form.
The most romantic legend, however, associated
with the Mississippi Horicon is the story of Wino
na. She was the daughter of a chief, and lOW
about one hundred years ago. She was eseeett
,ingly leautilbl and universally beloved. Her fa
ther had promised her hand to a favorite warrior'
but her heart had been pledged to another, not fees
brave, but more noble and youthltil. ~ For Okay
months she would not listen to the wishes of )her
fiither ; but his denier nature was roused, and,. he
rowed that she area many the objects of A. ander.
Weeks passed on, and she knew thit she Must
yield. Nightly did she meet her accepted loser,
but always talked to him of the Spirit Lend, 4 if
she had been a queen of that fantastic reahri....
The marriage night had been appointed, and the
chief had proclaimed a feast. To all outwrar
prarancea a change bad soddenly mire over 4the
daughter's mind, and she smiled and talked, like
one about to be a happy bride, Among the - deli.
melee that were to be eaten on the occasion, was
a certain berry that was found in great perfection
upon a amain high bluff, It was a pleasant sits.
Met afternoon, and all the fttrnale friends of WMo•
na, accompanied by herself, were picking the ;de
Carelessly did they wander up the hillside, while
an oecisiorial laugh would ring upon the air : but
Winona was only seen to smile, for (though !him
Imineriends knew it not) her heart was darkened
by many a strange shadow. Carelessly did ;the
berry-gatherers wander on ; when all at once a
!Ow melancholy song MI upon their ears, and lo !
upon the very edge of a beetling precipice mined
the form of the much:loved Winona.
Her song was death-like, and when her ronipa
nions were intttitively convinced of the contempla
ted deed, they were stupificd with horror. %%Irm
o& motioned them to !keep back, while her sting
increased until it became a perfect wail. The far
ther of it wall
• Ptrevrell. siam :
t am gni*b the tirnt I and
My wan et will come alb it lee,
And we shall be blessed."
Oue moment more, and Winona' the pride oti all
the Indian vWages on Lake Pepin, was deeply ha.
vied in its clear cold bosom. And this is the story
that hallows the loftiest peak of this, lake. I ?ob
tained it, as here Witted, from me of her own kin
dred, and believe it to be true. As to Winona's
warrior, it is said that be lived formsry yeas:lier
Sadly died a madman. So mama auk.
ny eyeing of lifis.---ibounan's "Sawn inlthe
Wilderness," potitibed by Aptleton & Ca., &Md.
way, New York.
A Mate Antszw.—Sir. Andrew Agnew being
asked what,was her , 'moral engine r replied'
railway en„o4ne which doesnot run on the Sunday."
Oa Mara Irfstara . aleedly Flat&
111 COIL OUST riertrius.
Ai Sofas roses Woolly 11414
A soldier, drilr"
A triad*" short joa lli 4
make of 11.
Wipes I an wit!' the dead`
I know Win grieve his inimical iboal.
To disk dial sever stdre
TR sit with hist, beneath the oak
That shake Ibis cottage door.
Sat tell the •time-wore patriot,
Tint, maiedliel of Ma fame.
Spout this lbibody beide field.
I sallied not his name.
My mother's Gine is with me Dow,
Her wait is is mine ear,
And drop by drop, as tows my Mood.
Ito drops from tier the tear ;
Then, oil! when you shall tell to her
The tidings of this 40,
Speak softly, eimmradesollly speak,
What you may have to say.
Speak not to her In hurried words
The blighting news you brar,
Theibbords of life might snap too soon,
80, comrade, have a care;
I am ber only, cherished, child,
But tell her that I died,
Rejoicing that she taught me young,
To take my country's side.
But, comrade, thrre is one .I fain
Once more wonld look upon;
She lives upon the sloping hill,
That overlooks the lawn;
The lawn where I shall never more,
In spring-rinse's pleasant hours.
Oo forth with her, in merry mood,
To wither woodland flowiera.
Tell her when dea' was on my brow,
And life receding fast,
Her voice, her form, her parting words.
Were with me to the last ; • _
On Buena Vista's bloody kid,
Tell her, I dying lay,
And that I knew she thought of me.
Some thousand miles away.
Cotrattutiertou.—" One reason," says the witty
Rochefoorault in his Maxims, " why we meet so .
few persons who are reasonable and agreeable in
conversation is, that there is scarce any one who
dries not think more of what he his to say, then of
answering what is aid 'to him. Even those who
have the most address and politehess, think they
do enough if they only seem attentive ; ' at the same
time, their eyes and their minds betray a distrac
tion as to what ie addressed to them, and an impa:
Bence to return to what they themselves were say
ing ; not reflecting that to be thus studious of pleas
ing themselves, is but a poor way of pleasing or
convincing others ; and that to hear patiently, and
answer precisely, are the great perfections of con
Wit on paper seems to be something widely.dif
ferent from that play of words in conversation
whirl, while it sparkles, dies ; for Charles 11. the
wittiest monarch that ever sat on the English throne,
INC2B so charmed with the humor Hudibras, that he
mused himself to be introduced, in the character ,
of a private gentleman, to Butler its author. The
witty king found the author a very dull companion;
and was of the opinion, with many others, that so
stupid a &Dow could never have written such a
Sheridan and Theodore Hook were fellows of in
drift. jests : they could " set the table in a roar,"
and fill pages with pathos and wit of such a quail- .
ty, that it makes their aurvivors think "we could
have better spared better ma." Burns was la
mas for his colloquial powers ;< and Galt is IV*.
sed to here been as snereesful as the storytellers of
the East in fixh the attention of his auditors on
his prolonged narration. Coleridge was in the ha
bit of pouring forth brilliant, unbroken monokgoas
of ewe et three hours' duration, to listeners PO en
chanted, that, like Adam j whose ears were filled
with the eloqueSce of in archangel, they forgot
" all places...all reasons and their change ;" but
this was not conversation, and few might venture
to emulate that "old ma eloquent" with hopes of
equal success. ,
A Serial Mum A RUT. THUla.—." I once saw,"
says Mr. Cecil, "this subject illuatrated.
A watchmaker told me, that a gentleman had put
an eirtpUsite watch into hie hands that went itr irto
nlady. It was w , perfecta 'piece of work a 4 was
ever made. Ile took it to pieces and put it loge+.
er again twenty times.' No manner of defect was
to be diaiovered, and yet the watch went intolera
bly. Atlas* it struck hint, that possibly the balance
wheel might have been near a magnet On ap.
plying a needle to it, he found his suspicions true.
The steel-work ill the other parts of the watch h4l
a perpetual influence on its motions and the wateilt
went es well as possible with a new wheel. if
the sounder* mind be magnetized by any predilec- .
lion it mu.A. act Meg:duly."
' l ll
How wi K A ILW
Trice - TCRIIMIL.-... Egyp•
tiaras adopt it (vim= method of making ' turkey
tender. iHdr au hour . before the bird is Med, a
eau of Mandy poured down its throat , id h,pro
prices Orruplete intozir.wion ) and the flejlh Mille
tipsy turkey acquires a tenderness superior to that
which la produced by evei long, keeping. '
CAroirr Nserrac.—The Buffalo Coiner tells a
.Tood ,tay of a f later who sold his rack of cerii
much below the market price, all because he could
novl‘afkird" to take a newspaper! If ha bad es
pended gt for a good parr be might hare pocket
ed $l6O more for-hia rem. Who pities him I
THE &Offence betikeen,loire and law is
in love the attachment piecedes the derlatmloti ;
in law the declaration precedes the attachment:
!'alM - KI4
Teem Fa ire mori famous tfusi reinarltahle,
they wise first ;visited - hp father limutspittis 1689,
Irlargrwthenithair Iment as matifigices?
to his paisterailat. - Their miging unute, istile Si
an langauser, was Otralialepah, maiming filling
water. They trwet"their repst,t 16124114 to
the fact thartis7 vet
to larva* of the Up..
per blissisrippi. They are remmtvila r it .with lasi- ,
rie, aid thessfear easily improacliedf*a ireetydi
wedeln. Vie thief betels WI matrwiile,
'and the satire height tithe F inclugag the up
per and lower rapils r it said ""tasiemet.rme
twenty- fi re er thitti fret, and they are consemient
ly withal an imposing feature. The gee of the
ells is Deady straight, but brakes mitie So aline •
by • • . 2 - idand, and just lndow 'llii)itizet se less'
than .. .:. smaller but mixe ''' . ..."? . .#? '11 1 1 40 0 1
whiehare ;• ed dfWll als o' ' 4Pldiffa In
sitter of forgiver. For i ' lefeteiiher
t'iaters - e their Phmge, they ' e =illy semis
a slantin i g,tut perfectly flat bed racli ; and sin 1
they have reached the lower 11, they emote a
perfect i sheet of kalui, as if ven • • wrath up
on the!rocts which impede t heir' ' ; bur in•
-a few moments they . murmur. th . es to sleep,
and then Ode onward toward far i ' ant ocean
in perfect peace.
These Falls Teem to be the grand 'head-qamters
for the eagles of the wilderness, Welt conginpue
here in great numbers. At one .. . l ent a huh my
individual might be seen, .. ,__ g with a Hoes or
trout, directly in die pure fr i nim ; and Then another;
pith well-filled crop, high up in ~ eavrn, wooldhe
floating on his tireless pinions. )At another time,
too, you mwe
ight e perfect cro dof them hover
ing over the body of some floatii
g animal which
had lost its life=while attemptinglto.cross the upper
rapids, and fearful indeed was dui shriek of conflict
between these ininiour of the sit.
Antedated with the. Falls of St. Anthony is the
following Indian legend. A Ckippeway woman,
tie daughter of a chie f , . and the , wife of a warrior, '
had been enmity treated by' her faithless husband.
She was not beautiful, but yojmg and proud, and
the mother of a lovely daughter-Child,. Goaded to
the quick by repeated wrongs, e finally resolved
to release herself from every ble, and her ehikl
from evil friends, by departing i the Spirit Lane,
and the Falls were to be the way t° that prom.
bed heaven. It; was an Indian summer, evening,
and nature was hushed into a deep repose. The
mother and her child were aloe n in their wigwam,
within sight and hearing of the j Falb, and - the At:
their was absent on a hunting expodition. The mo
ther kissed' and caressed her darling, and - then
dressed it with all the otnamentsiin her possession,
while from her own person-she ejected every ar
ticle of clothing which she had repeived from her
husband, and arrayed herself iri richer garments
which she had made 'with her 3irn hands. She
then obtained a full-blown lily , , and climbing its pe.
1 tals and breaking, its stem, s h or e placed it on a mat
in the centre of her lodge, as a memorial of her
wrongs. All things being read , she seised the
child, hastened to the river ; launched ' her frail ca,
niie, and in a moment more flowing on;
treacle:ions stream. Accord' in the tmiversal
"Indian custom, she sang a wild death4ong—for a
moment her canoe trembled on4he brow of the
watery precipice, and in an instiait prose the mo
ther and child were forever lost .rethe ism below.
- 7 [Lanman's Sumner in the iVildeinete—New
,York : Appleton k Co. - ) , •
Crum= Jranc.-- , Thirthrigir do (1. cannot bring
myself to call it by any other n e) was far • the
moat extraordinary thing of the kind • I had ever
' seen. Although, after being dy aixtratoor
yd to seeing them, the novelty. Wears off, yet
the fine impression cannot fail M be that of wonder
how any people could dream lof navigation the
trackless ocean in this huge .; •; ;; . She must have
[far: exceeded 600 tone . ; ;.• , according to a
run* calculation which by ey - -:...; alone we
made of her. The upper part o her poop -was at
kw" as high as that of a seventy four, with curious
.peasages comm ; kitting to the dif
ferent patinas of the ship, more ; r the fashion of
a house; her mast was a m.:; ' ; - , ;.t spar, eleirelk
feet 'in circumference, antl of a . • .. - 1-..; ; - height ;
her taNes.composed of emir .; a hunt: the Mater
1 covering 1;f the coca nut, for -, .. ity and light
ness unequalled ; and her wood.; anchors, ahhogh
ptintitiire ile theirepestructiort, • . ;'.d, I doubt not,
have answered perfectly well in ; y but a rocky
I bottom, which is scarcely ever • be met with on
, the coasts orbarborsthey-am ..., .; ; . 16 archer
in. Rer eides were painted 10 a rude imitation
Of ports ; and, with her numbed s flags and owe
mere,. her'-huge unwieldy m 'ls, het gip*
-rudder ancipmediluvian looking -new, she.piesern.
ed a novel and striking sight; . ; cmtaintic she
Could in no way merit the tome • f u walking the
waters like a thing of life-i [ConyrgliameTa
Recollections of Service,
THE Airrtsfs ftioDEL—Brech
tooted to sit as a model to the P
casionally qua of his mind. a
happened to be absent at the ti
he could not get admission to h 6
ed and sat on di+ staircase, reSol
nreetl on, and tie paid fin it. "
exclaimed an elantly dressed 1
tidy ascending, ignorant of the n
awaited her. 4`Never mind m
Brechon, " I am Ajax smirk vi i
Varian, Rctairtrorg---.A me.
LegiAtre wea*My indiguan
of the aka" when he wino
E' it a ralllV,.bitit4 i
fiiieaknr," inikbec . 11 none of
t ra valtem c you needn't think that
new member you can run rip' .
not ax green is you suppose. r -
your federal relationr! I haven't
world, and 1 wouldn't own him I
, a man simtw.
II sifias, wear
-117 when an artist
I _ ed, appoint and
Aso, he undress
• to do the duty.
What do I seep ,
dy, who was 'qui
6woated sigt - .. that
!i a danuleri3oh!'
... of the Irma
at the Speaker
him' a member
Look here, Ws
,rour tricks evil
because lam a
ma me. I sal
to thunder with
'ne of figura in the