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Mr. Southcy is the author of the follow
ing description, in nursery rhyme, of the cat
aract of Lodorc:
Mow docs the water come down at Lodorc?
Here it comes sparkling.
And here ttlies darkling
Here smoking and frothing,
Its tumult and wrath in.
It hastens along, Conflicting strong!
Now striving and raging,
As if a War waging,
Its cavern and rocks among
Rising atld leaping,
Sinking and creeping.
Swelling and flinging.
Showering and springing,
Eddying and whisking,
Spouting and frisking,
Turning and twisting,
Around and around,
Collecting, UlsJcatinEfi"'- " " '
With endless rebound
A sight to delight in,
Dizzying and deafening the car with its
Receding and speeding
And shocking and rocking,
And darting and patting.
And thieading and spreading,
And whizzing and hissing,
And dripping ahd skipping.
And whitening and brightening,
And quivering and shivering,
And bitting and splitting,
And shining and twining,
And rattling and battling,
And shaking and quaking,
And pouring and roaring,
And waving and raving,
And tossing and crossing,
And flowing and growing.
And running and stunning,
And hurrying and skurrying,
And glittering mid flittering,
And gathering and feathering,
And dinning and spinning,
And foaming and roaming
And dropping and hopping,
And working and jerking,
And guggling and struggling,
Aud heaving and cleaving,
And thundering and floundering.
And falling, and brawling and sprawling.
And driving and riving and striving,
And springing & twingling & wrinkling,
And sounding and bounding & rounding,
And bubbling and troubling and doubling,
Dividing and gliding and sliding,
And grumbling and rumbling & tumbling.
And clattering and battering & shattering,
And gleaming and streaming and steaming
And Tushing and flushing and brushing and
And flapping and rapping and clapping and
And curling and whirling and purling and
Retreating and meeting and beating and
Delayinc Si straying & playing fc spraying,
Advancing and prancing and glancing and
Recoiling iiirrhoilirig antl toiling anil boiling,
And thumping atld flumping and bumping
Arid dashing ahd fiaslilngartd Splashing and
Aud sb hover ehding, but always
Bounds hnci rhritlcH's for ever ahd bver
Ail at bhec r.nd all b'er, Vith a mighty
Altd this way Ihb Water cbrties ddWh at
CURIOUS CROCKERY WARE.
A tew evenings since abbut an hour after
sunset; a very slaid and moral gentierhrth of
'exemplary piety, stoppe'd at the window of
the tyist office to obtain1 a letter; Whilst
thefB a Very pretty modest young lady.'car
rying a bafcket in her hands; stepped tip to
him and saitl lit a sweet totie of voice,
u Will you be so kind as to shoW rho
where is the windoWfbr the ladies letters?'
Certainly, my dear,' said Ifo very ahiia-
bly, 1 it's just found the cosher;'
The poor girt immediately began lo fuhV
bio about her pockets trying to get out her
purse. The genlletn'nh very gallantly said,
' Permit mij to hold your basket whilst
you get but your purse;'
' Oh, thank ybiti sir,' was the prompt re
ply, but I am sorry to give you so much
' Not the least trouble in life,' said lie ;
'but what have you in your basket so heavy?,
Only a little crockery ware, sir,' said
he. ' I'll go round the corner and got mv
letter delivered and relieve you in a minute.'
She went round the corner and was seen
no more. The gentleman waited till he
was tired, and then oncninc the basket, to
His surprise nc luiind a owes -mns -n
about a month old. This was therefore tntr
only delivery, that tho young lady desired
to effect at the pnst office, and this was post
paid. The gentleman took it to the almshouse,
where it received tho cognomen of 'crock
ery come by chance.' -N. 1 . tlf r.
Most yoting men consider it a great
misfortune to bo poor, or not to have capital
enough to establish themselves at their out
set in life in a good business. So far from
poverty being a misfortune lo him, if we
may judge from what wo every day behold,
it is really a blessing ; the chance is more
than ten to one in favor of success of such
a young man, over one who starts with plcn
ty of money. Let one look buck twenty years
and see who commenced business at that
time with nbunbant moans, and trace theril
means and day ; how many can now boast
of wealth and standing? On the contnary
how many have become poor, lost their
place in society .anil arc passed by their own
boon companions with a look which pain
fully says I know you not.
CURRY YOUR COWS.
The price of butter i3 such as to offer
encouragement to farmers to try tho effect
of extra keep on their milch cows the com
ing winter ; and in addition lo keeping
them warm, clean and comfortable, it would
bo well to try the effect of currying them
Horses and fatting cattle are well known
to thrive much better where this regulation
is thoroughly and regularly performed, and
tho celebrated Dr. B. Rush, in a lecture de
livered in 1807, upon tho duty and advant
ages of studying the diseases of domestic
animals, and tho remedies proper to rc
move them, slates that there is an improve
ment in the quality of tho milk, and an in
crease of its quantity, which aro obtained
by currying the cow.
Lovo letters once caused a lady to ex
claim, ' When tho devil is really desirous
of ruining a man or a woman, ho always
pokes a pen in their paw.'
The threo foundations of genius are tho
gift of Cod, human exertion, and the events
From tlie Gcaitcmch's Magazine;
THE STORM CHILD,
BY JOHN ONts, iULTXMOnKl
Ferdinand seized his edmt)anidn'f
and led hiin to tho gravo of his m'dthcr.
" Here, said the youth, " e'eated Under
this holly, ttnd rjesido tlie remains bf the
being whd gave me existence, I will relate
my history. But 1 would first assure you
that ambition has no charms fur meit call
ptoposo nothing that I would accept, ahd
thciefore my career can never bo similar to
ybursi Never have I seen my father, and
but recently have heard his name. The
first object of thy'remembrance io the broad
illimitable d'ecahj and from that hour tdthis,
it has hardly been absent frotri my view.
Near the coast, my mother had an humble
cottage, and an aged servant attended me,
whilst she "sought lelicf from "some secret
sorrow daily consulting thri Holy Bible.
1 he good old Adnm( bur faithful domestic,
taught me to read the many volumes bf my
mother's Well-storcd library and bfleh de
lighted me Willi the recital of iriany marvel
lous feats of bthcr ages; The history bf
the old coithtriee of tho cast, possessed a
charm for me in the secluded shades of bur
quiet habilalion, and tiitiSj when a hierc
cliild, t bdedmb a proficient in ancient my
Ihotdgy. But my hii-absorbhig passion Was
for the ocean and the tempest; and I was
thus early denominated by my fond moth
er, when clasped in her tender embrace,
' The Storm ChiW It may have been
that my isolated condition in the World, shut
out from all the social converse of my spe
cies, turned the course of mynouiSKnir.nts
gWnaSe or nature, displayed in si
lent places, in some holy hour of the night,
or the sublimity of the phenomena by day.
Theio also seemed to exist some piejudice
against our little family on the part of oUr
neighbors, and once my dear mother and
myself were hissed, when passing to the J
paiish church. She snatched me lo her
hcait.and even On the threshold of the tem
ple of Christian charity, turned away, and
fled frantically to her lowly home. She
wept then smiled and said there was as
ust a God in the roaring element, as amidst
the jeering and unfeeling self-denominated
. - . . i ...
pious men. U ! 1 shall never lorgei ner in
such moments as these her tears and pra
yers. It wan when thus immersed in grief,
and teaching me the promises of the holy
bnok,that once a mighty tempest aro3e, and
ho rushed hysterically to the little lattice,
nearly overgrown with honeysuckles : ' It
! it, is the sa.no!" she cried, her hair fal
ling down on her shoulders, and her face as
pale 33 that of a cold corse. ' It is the same,
ho continued, ' that throw him on our
shore : the thunders roll in the same succes
sionbut he comes not ! But this.' cried
she, seizing me convulsively by the shoul
ders, and staring widely in my face. but
this is his bright, spotless forehead, tho
arched brows'and sparkling eyes. My son
thou art ihe very image of him, and at this
awful moment, I Iraco the sad resemblance
with greater force.'
" Who is my father?' I inquired.
" She closed my lips with her hand, and
shook her head with such a mournful ex
pression, that I resolved never to question
her more on that painful subject. At that
instant, a hurried knock was heard at the
door, and thither she flew with tho celerity
of a spirit of air, but started back in disap
pointment, when tho good old Adamienter-
ed, who had been to the. village in quest of
provisions for us.
" ' Nous 1 news 1' shouted the old man
seizing tho hand of his lady.
" ' What is'il, Adam ? tell me quickly !
Has ho come ?' ctled my molhor.
" It is not an arrival, but a departure
your unforgiving and most unnatural perse
cutor js no more ! replied the old man
" ' My father I my cruel, though unhap
"'He is 1 continued tho old man.
'When the stbrm came up; he stood in his
dark balcony; venting curses on you and
this poor child; He said it was just such
anothor night, when tile destroyer came; and
then ho swore that the destruction should be
complete before thb retutnof another night
that you should be thtust forth; a house'
less wanderer, at early dawn, with many
Vitlier fearful imprecations, when a livid
gleam bf lightning burst from the sky, and
lingered overhead in fearful brilliance. He
sank back appalled his eyes strained out
ward, as if ho beheld some.horrible vision.
Ho was conducted lb his libiary, calling for
pciij ink, and paper. He executed a will
with liis own hand, had it legally attested,
and immediately expired; Strange as it
may seem, lady you are the inheritor bf
his boundless wealth.'
"My mother prayed for her departed
parent's peace in heaven, fdr me, and for
one Whose image Was ever before her,
hut whose tiamenevcr escaped her lips.
"Tho villagers flocked around U3 thb
next morniiig with congratulatory shouts,
but my mother heeded them not, for they
had t-evilcd Her in the hour of distress.
Wb speedily departed from the tall cliffs of
otlr nativity, and were afloat oh ihe great
oeeam This was the scene of my delight
and in the fiercest galct When others quailed
with alanh, t shouted with jdyi After ma
ny boisterous days, we cast anchor in the
Mcditcrraneanj and took up bur abode in
the glorious land of Sicily. Green vines
were entwined about our dwelling the gor
geous sun throw its golden tints on the sea
before us, and at eve, we beheld its last ray
lingering on the dark column of vapor ris
ing from the peak bf Mount Etna. Our
faithful Adam Tcconnled the amazing deeds
deepest dells, evsr wondering, and eve grat
ified. But my poor mother's sorrows had
prcad a settled gloom over her face. One
lay, during the progress of a fearful stotm
which seertlcd to bring ihe full recollection
of her Woc3, she started suddenly Up, with
triumphant smile playing on her benig
nant features, and winding lier arms round
my rtcck, exclaimed : ' It shall be so I Ho
mav vet be living, and I will seek him out!
My son, to-morrow I will sail from Sicily,
in quest of one, who is yet dearer to mo
than life your father 1'
" ' Bravo !' I cried; ' then we shall be on
io ocean again I'
" ' No !' she replied, I go alone you
must not unnecessarily tempt- the perlious
"deep. Adam shall still be your companion
nd protector till my relurn''
"I murmured not, fori had never known
disobedience to my mother. She embark
ed, and Adam and myself were left the sole
occupants of the little romantic villa. But
it had been stipulated, that I should have a
small boat, lo indulge my passion for the
sea. duiinsr Ihe time I was to bs bereft of
mv mother. Thus I was soon enabled to
hear her loss with some eomposure; and her
letters, from tho various countries she visi
ted, ever assured me that she would ere
ong return. In the meantime, my fondness
for tho briny clement and the stormy blast
ncreascd, and in spile of all tho anxious ad
vice of Adam, whether by day or night,
when the tempest came 1 launched my lit
tle craft on the troubled waters, and snatch-
d an ethereal joy in each shrieking blast,
and every stunning explosion in the heav
ens. I thought then and believe it yet, that
there is a watchful spirit in the slorm, which
keeps a guardian hand over me, who loved
it from my birth. When the shore has been
lined with gaping spectators, and hoarse
voices cried out in vain for me to tcturn,
and even when the lumbering ship of ma
ny tons has gone to pieces in view, I rose
and sunk with the billows, as calmly as the
babe rocked to slumber in the cradle. I
have been considered mad, but I have lutn
on my heel, unheeding. Every one seeks
his own mode of happiness my greatest
enjoyment is the storm. I havo had but
few companions, and my lifo, so far, has
been passed in the wild mountain top, or
oh the Wide expanse of watcrd. A father
abandoned me ere I saw thcTIight, c6hsign
Ing me to thciauntsof my species! I fouud
a protector Hi thb elements, of which my
Very soul seemed to become a part. But
lb return. My ntdlher continued her fruitless
search for years; nor returned, though no'tr
a month passed but brought her affectionate
letters to me. At length she wfote to me
from America, and stated that sho was de
clining With illness, ahd Would perhaps nev
er relutn. I hastened riiy preparations to
join heh The night prcvidus to the nibrn
ing fixed upon for sailing, whbn just retired
to slumber a fierce banditti broke in upon
us, killing my faithful Adam; (who with
myself resisted them desperately) and rob
bed me of every thing save the purse about
my persdtt. Though one half thbir num
ber slept thb eternal sleep, the rest fled to
the mountains with thbir booty. I embark
on the destined vessel, bringing With hie my
little boat, the same which you see thbre in
" When t arrived in this cburilry, i found
my mother in this secluded spot, the occu
pant or a peaceful cottage, around which
grew the fldwers she ever loved so much.
Out she Was sadly changed ! For' months
I hung over her, watehirlg the progress of
the fell disease, which rib huirtnh power
could arrest; There it Was, that I bbcamd
acquainted With Lucille, the gentle Lucillo !
She was fondly attached to my mother,
long before the fatal illness overtook her
and was her soothing friend and ministdring
angel to the last ! I could ridt but love Lu- !
cille when my mother was gone I Arid sho
returned rny love and her mefceiiafy hh'
cr, under the belief thai I was heir lb great
wealth ih gold, encouraged my intimacy un
her flight to heaven, she lnlormeu me mar
sho had found my father, but instantly
checked my burst of joy shook her head
in sadness and wept bitterly I 'His name,
What Was his name?1 demanded Mr;
Dauntless, darting his eVcs to the youth
with more interest than he had yetbelrayed;
No matter," continued Ferdinand,
' sinie he abandoned oho Who could pray
for him even in tho hour of deathl He has
another family! and t, whom he left to tha
mercy of the pitiless world, will again seek
the wild storm and never behold him!"
His name,' shouted Mr. Dauntless ni
a tremuloUs voice;
'It can avail nothing," said Ferdinand
" and my mother made mo promise nevet
to revenge hertttmigs. 0,-ray. dear sir
could I embark for the sunny land of Sicily
with my tacjillc "
" Your nwh'er's name t I implore you 1
cried tho statesman.
' Ah ! that, and this true miniature, aro
Gracious rdancc!1' exclaimed tho
aYf.nl man startinn at the miniature, which
trembled in his convulsed grasp, no uic
continued, in hurried, almost incoherent
language. " Boy could you forgive that
father, were ho to ask your pardon?"
"Mv mother enjoined it, though sho
was wronged most villanously. Do yoil
know my father? No, you could not!
the name ho bore was an assumed one,
which caused my mother's search so long
to be fruitless i would lhat she had never
found him. since but to see him another's
struck her dead 1 Ho, too, is a great man!
but I shall trouble him not ! Farewell,
my friend; I would watch over this gravo
Ferdinand, I am thy father!" exclaim
ed Mr. Dauntless,.
" You ? you cannot be that base rtiatt !
cried the youth, stai ting back from the prof
"My child 1 my child ! 0, gracious
heaven I thou knowest I sought to repair
this wrong ! Eudora ! tluis l Kneel over
thy sad remains, and pour out the bitter1
tears of a repentant heart. May heaven
bless thee, and pardon thy false Horace f
" Horacol" iterated Ferdmind
py father I lie u toad.r