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swedestflowers emieled
From earibna gardens euli'd with care."
'tread' witty, stranger! this is ground
• Whibh - no rude footstep should impress;
With tender pity gaze around,
Let sadness•all thy soul pcissess.
< Tread softly! lest thou crush the flowers
• that o'er this turf are• r wave,,
'Transplant:a - from their native bowers
To shed their sweets o'er 'lleuty's Grave.'
And stranger, let your melting heart
Mark well this fresh and verdant sod;
And ere you from the scene depart, "
0! let your soul commune with God.
Thui fade the fragile buds of earth, •
Thua slide the lovely and the brave!
Come here, ye thoughtless sons of mirth,
And pause awhile o'er 'Beauty's Grave.'
Sweet withered rose ! may thy pale doom
Call tears into the virgin's eye!
Oh may the prospect of this tomb
Remind her, 'all that live must die!'
And' arn her in the days of youth,
To think of Him who being gave,
And bid her seek . the ways of truth,
Like her who sleeps in 'Beauty's Grave.'
Doubt, when radiant pearls are shining—
Doubt, when clasping hands are twining—
Doubt, when honied words are flowing—
Doubt, when blushes warm are glowing—
but never doubt that TRUTH sincere
That glistens in the starting tear.
Doubt, when mirthful tones invite thee—
Doubt, when gravest hopes delight thee.—
Doubt, what'er is fondest, fairest—
Doubt, whaVer is brightest, rarest—
But never 'doubt that TRUTH can live
In hearts that suffer—and forgivb.
The Rose of alenieith.
IFrom the Philadelphia "Casket.")
Bunn of MErrrxrni was a beautiful girl;
her high forehead and her bright blue eye,
the — mild; yet haughty expression of her
countenance, her tall and majestic carriage,
and the faultless symetry of her shape; ac
corded well with the tartan plaid and plunib
ed cap the maidens of her country wore.
- Bright and beautiful indeed was the fair
Rose of Menteith, (for so from her childhood
the gallant highlanders had called'her,) yet'
the fair form, was surpassed by the noble
soul which filled it. Reserved and proud
she- certain
,y was, - and yet , Aid/also kind,
that you looked upon her as some brighter
and puler being; one who was worthy almost
of worship. And the old earl of Menteith
Boated on his daughter with somewhat of
pluntionate.fondness; and the earnest - return
she made of his affection endeared her still
more . in tne_eyea of all who behold her.—
There was another, too, who adored her, not
atii a fitther or a brother loves, but passion
ately, devotedly,fondly, even as'the young
and noble soul lovesh° dear object of his
heart's devotedness: 4 rEven froth _ their very
childhood, their souls had been, as it were,
‘ s
knit into one; and oft 'n had they roved over
the ,moutfts and mu of bonny Menteith,
- the arm of the young, tnight encircling the
tinry form of
,the lowly girl. They had
loved on, blindly—fondly; within their own
hearts was placed their all of happiness:
they dreamed not of the cold and cheerless
world--all was. bright and lovely to their
'warm imaginations, as the sun - shining upon
the beautiful glens and rocks and mountains,
and the placid lakes of Scotland. Sir Mal
colin Glenroy had attained the age of man
hood, and with a bridal cavalcade he set
forth towards the castle of Menteith. for
awhile he checked his impatience and the
ardour of his courser, and rode Calmly on
by the side of the old knight of Clan Aloyns.
But the haughty and impatient spirit brook
ed net Ion! . the dull 'ace at which the di!.
pity of the old knight denied it proper they
should march.
"Forward, forward, gentlemen; by hea
vea-this is a pace fora flineral. On—and
tri..the mettle of your steeds." - And -he
dashed onward as swiftly as the noble horse
could bear him.
"Hallo, hallo," cried the old knight, "Sir
Malcolm; whither away, in the devils name?
Hold, gentlemen, hold; 'tis unseemly to gal
lop on in such a deuce of a hurry."
But he had better-have talked to the wind
than to the hot-blooded gentlemen around
him. On they went, over hill, dale and fal
low; and Clan Aloyns followed as best he
might. But, like the thrice valiant and il
lustrious Sir John Falstaff, (whom he rivalled
in size though not in instinct,) he found hard
. .tding somewhat unpleasant; and his thee
ihowt like Mars through a mist, when he
reached Menteith. He looked stern and
muttered curses as he rode \ through the park,
and well . l ween, he meant to bestow a seri
ous lecture upon Sir Malcolm as soon as he
saw him. ,
But hie laudable purpose vas most un
legally frustrated. As he entered the
tle, Sir Malcolm and the' Earl of Menteili
passed through the hall.
"Good 'God, Sir," exclaimed Malcolm;
"nitist I ride so soon, must I leave my gen
tle Ellen. For heaven's sake, Sir, let us
be married ere we - part; that will allay, in•a
measure, the feier of my anxiety. But to
leave her thus; I cannot, must' not. Tk,
of some other means, I pray your,' an he
seized the hand of the old earl. •
"Ydung man," said the earl, "the roernan
are upon ow% soil; Montrose needs succour,
end I have sworn that I and mine shall shed
even the hist drop from our veins, should his
time and Oleo:Also of our royal Master need
it. Once mot's I swear to ye, my delight&
-. never.. never. wed anothef.f".
•14 deet; 4 4ll4 almost ovArixiiverin '
Otwfilir laoltr o rized'bpm
the earl: for a
..ttkaSs"stjka lakeo l ht: thought upon the
t ilintlinesVbe about to Hy from; then
~1~ ~-
grasping . the hilt of his sword,Aind half
drawing it him its sheath-e--"I wwear,,by
the Glenroy .. wanting; I will gather my clan
and join ye ere to ? morroii's dawn. Gen
tlemen, to hbrve there are helms to be.bro
"Good Lord!" exclaimed Clan Aloyn,
"why the lad's like wild fire, ye were in such
a devil of a hurry to get here, by my troth
ye part easily. "
"Gentlemen," said Menteith, "we have
no time to lose; Montrose is up in the west,
and needs the assistance ofpvery loyal heart
and hand; he is a false knight who withholds
his aid."
-"A .. by Saint Mary, I will not for one,"
cri ' Inland of
. .illentnore.
"Nor I." "Nor 1." Echoed a dozen
highland chieftains. , .
"I'm not over fond of fighting," said Clan
Aloyn; "because I make a better mark thrill
most men to shoot at. But by Saint Andrew,
my sword shall net rust for lack of using it."
"Well said, Clan Aloyn," said Menteith;
"and now my gallant friends, a parting glaF7,
and so to horse. Here's a health to brave
Montrose, and the - bonny king over the we
ter," and loud rang the shouts through the
hall of the castle; and the next moment
Glenrov and his friends galloped over the
draw bridge.
Over the heaths flew the war sign; old
men and boys even gathered around it; for
Sir Malcolm Glenroy was dearly loved by
his followers. And as the east began to glow
with the morning's light, he passed the draw
bridge of Menteith with a hundred men at
arms, well mounted and equipped. One af
ter another the royalists thronged to their
rendezvous, and the sun-rise saw them on
their, march to Carrickmuir, where Moutrose
lay encamped.
Malcolm parted from Ellen with a hurried
embrace, and his heart was saddened within
him; -she stood upon the draw bridge as the
- bold knights and chieftains passed before her,
and waved again and again her kerchief in
adieu. They passed on, and she returned
to her chamber in mournfulness ofspirit.
Menteith led the way, scarcely allowing
.his troops sufficient time to rest their jaded
steeds. Each morning ere the dawning of
the day, they were marching on, and the
sun went down ere they paused to rest.
At length the tents of Montrose were in
view‘ild each martial spirit throbbed high
witherceend.stern determination; and ma
ny a silent oath was sworn that they woul(J
win a name, or die in the battle field.
Monteith, Glenroy and Glenmore rode on
before the detachment. Montrose met them;
"Welcome, gentlemen, welcome," he ex
claimed; and then casting his eyes along the
line—"would to-heaven,' he continued, "all
who call themselves friends were indeed
such friends as ye have proved yeurselves.
But there is a craven spirit abroad; a curse
upon the cowardly knaves,
',hull one half
the assistance promised mel would hurl the
usurper from his seat and set our bonny
Stewart upon the throne of his fathers. But
in, gentlemen, in; ye must be weary. Ye
are thrice welcome to what cheer we can
offer you. What, Glenroy, have ye, left
your bonny bride so soon to wield the sword?"
"No • more of that, sir, in the name of
heaven; I are half crazed already; Menteith
will toll ye all; I must be with my troop.—
Gentlemen, good morning," and . springing
on his steed, he strove to banish the mourn
ful images which had taken possession of his
It wore needless to . follow Montrose thro'
his successes and adversity. Every one
knows the fate of the gallant and unfortunate
nobleman. v
Glenroy fought well and fearlessly; and
hand in glove with Menteith stood by Mont
rose to the end.
- In-theAtist-and--fatal battle, . .
the forlorn hope; and when ha beheld all fly
ing before the Southrons and the Campbells,
he dashed forwent at the head of his troop
to cover their retreat.
- - - -
As they rode furiously o'er - the dead and
the dying, their horses fetlocks cut on the
gore; they met Menteith vainly endeavoring
to - lead - hisinekbaiek - to the - charge - . ---- More
than half of them had fallen; - and of those
who remained, many were scarcely able to
drag thertserves along. Glenroy paused for
a moment, and at that instant a large body
"of cavalry rode round a point near them.
"Forward with the banner," cried *on
teith, "death to the red coats!"
"God for Glenroy," shouted Sir Malcolm;
"chary l "
"Down with the beggar Scots!" cried an
English colonel as they met in the charge.
Not another worcl ,, was spoken, but hand
to hand and steel to steel they engaged.—
Vainly did Glenroy lead on again and again
his faltering troops. Vainly did the old
Earl of Monteith fight as though the battle
renewed his youth. Helm after helm was
broken; hand after hand resigned its grasp
on the sword; and the Scots fled, overpower
ed; bearing Monteith with them.
Glenroy saw not . the dishonor of his 61-
lowers, for a heavy blow had borne himito
the earth, cleaving his helmet in its course;
and he fell senseless among the bleeding
bodies of his gallant warriors.
The English dashed onwards in pursuit of
the fugitives, and heeded not the cries of the
wounded who lay around, Scots and English
men, side by side. •
Sir Malcolm .revived for -a moment; he
gazed around him as one awakening from a
deep sleep; but a flmothero moan aroused
him, and raising Mintier upon his arm,' he
looked around on the moOrnfid. scene. Close
by hift side lay Glennxorg, in ,the agoniei of
deohi—the death m ond e ..of follOwers
s_truck upon hie sera; sighs, groins . , 4rid the
heart=rending cries of the inatnitd aro dying
were echoed from side IO side;-- 7 and the sun
went down upon-'that spectacle -of twain
folly and vindictiveness;',Apm broken helms
andlifeless-bodies, as-candy and peacefully,
as though it shone on'the greensward.
- The damp,. chilly night air hcwered a
round him, colder and colder. "Good Hea
vens!" he exclaimed, "must I .be here and
perish ! Ellen,- dear Ellen, a long, long
farewell." And be fell back upon the earth.
Again he aroused himself; he essayed to
rise, and at length he succeeded. His horse
stood grazing at a distance; Glenivy called
to him, and the faithful animal came to his
side. -
He mounted, and looking around to see
whom he could aid; he beheld Clan Aloyn
vainly endeavouring to rise, Either ' his
wounds, or his enormous bulk prevented him:
!•Why" God-a-mercy, Sir Malcolm, what
dolt thou, there !
• Now I pray thee in Saint
Mary's name, diSmount and set me upon my
feet again. lam half dead with lying here
and I cannot rise, more by token, that I am
shot through the leg."
Glenroy dismounted with difficulty, and
at length succeeded in raising the old knight;
and catching a horse which stood near, Clan
Aloyn managed, with some trouble and pain,
to bestow his weight upon the animal, and
off they rode at as round a pace as sore bones
would admit of.
Hastily and in darkness they rode over
bill and valley in their road to Menteith.—
More than once were they startled by the
tent fires of the English. Small detachments
of the red coats were upon every hill and in
every pass, and well it was for Glenroy that
he knew every rock and pass in his road.
They had penetrated unseen through the
whole line of picquets, and the last post of
the English. was passed, when the sharp
roar of the carbine roared through the moun
tain glens; and a bullet whistled by Glenroy's
ear. Almost worn down with fatigue and
the loss of blood, they had but little hope of
escape from the hands of their pursuers; yet
they spurred on, turd followed by the war
cry of the English, dashed from the high
road into the forest.
It was impossible for the red coats to fol
low therri on horseback, and the fugitives
gained on them for awhile.
"Clan Aloyn," said Glenroy, as they pass
ed a place known as the W izzard's Cave,
"I can ride no further; every moment I feel
as though I should drop from my steed. On
to Maateith; bid them farewell for me; for
God knows 'tis unlikely we shall ever meet
amain - and tell her I will-think of her to the
e, . •
"Nay, cheer up, Sir Malcolm, there is
almost a mile between us and our pursuers;
we may reach Menteith before them."
" 'Tis vain, Sir, I cannot ride further.—
Once more I bid ye on, and save yourself;
lead off my horse lest they discover me."
"Farewell; my chief; by Saint Andrew, I
km loath to leave ye thus."
"On, on, ye have no time to lose; adieu,"
returned Sir Malcolm, and upon hie hands
and knees he crawled into the cave; and he
laid himself down upon a bed of rocks, and
slept from very weariness.
Half regreting that he had obeyed the
command of the chief, Clan Aloyn rode on
ward. The noise of pursuit at length ceas
ed, and he breathed .more fully.
At last, almost dead with fatigue, he
reached the castle of Menteith. The draw
bridge was up; artitied - inen guarded the _iv : f
and all presented a scene of watchfulness. •
"Who goes there'!" cried Li - sentinel.
"Clan Aloyn; half dead with loss of blood
and want of nourishment."
The old knight fainted as he passed the'
threshold, and they bore him to a couch
where he remained senseless until the next
day. On the afternoon of the morrow ' he
requested his attendant to inform the Lady
Ellen that he wished to speak to her. The
old-.manbw-upmtliaeoueltossuiterinp-, slow
ly certain uncouth words, and tossing from
side to side.
-The.T.Rdy entered—" Tell telLme_of
Glenroy," she exclaimed, "where did ye
leave him?" -
"In the Wizzard's Cave, Madam, much
Against my will; I fear the red coats have
himilbr - davpursuit zeased suon -- after - I1 •
him, and he was wounded and unable to ride."
For a moment the fair Ellen gazed as i
but half conscious of what the old knight had
spoken; then uttering a wild and mournful
cry, she fell to the earth.
"Good Heaven I what have I done; a curse
on my old tongue. Help—help—for God's
sake, help."
The cry was heard by Monteith as he
stood on the battlement, gazing with ° folded
arms upon the scene around him. He rush
ed to the spot and beheld his daughter in the
arms of her attendant; without motion and
apparently without life. He knelt down by
her side, and-with all the fond anxiety -of a
doating father, strove to recall-her departed
senses. She awoke—
"Glonroy," she said, "they told me thou
Wert dead; but T did not believe them—no,
no, no, thou wouldst not die and - leave me
here in misery. Yes, yes,—ha l where art
thou; father; where is my Malcolm? where;
oh tell me, where ?"
"Be calm, my daughter; he has not yet
"Then he is dead, and I am miserable."
At that instant, a loud shout broke from
the troops upon the walls: Menteith rushed
to the court yard; "Glenfoy—Sir Malcolm,"
they cried. The draw brian lowered; a
knight rode through; sprang r m his steed;
ctssped Menteith by the hand, and in another
moment was clasped to the heart b$ the fair
Rose of Menteith. ore
• Glenroy pad Monteith were pardoned for
their aid and abettent•:s to rebellion,
by the
reigning'monarch, and Sir MalcolmCrlenroy
was wed* totllen, the fair Rose of Men=
teithr '
DOM. S. 11%. TUZIOR,
OFFERS his ProtessiOnal services to the
public generally, aid can always be
found at his father's residence, at the house
formerly occupied by Jam9s f Moiriason,
within one mile and a half onmpton.
Fair Mount, June 14, 1831. tf-10
eigkrifiVP 614)2)01
The subscriber respectfully informs the
public that he has received a late and fresh
supply of •
Suitable to- the - season, which will be sold
low for Cush or Country Produce; and also
that he has taken ANDREW DEARDORFF in
to partnership with him in the Mercantile
business. He hereby tenders his thankktft,
his friends and ,customers for the liberal en
couragement already received, and hopes
for a continuance of their favor and patron
November 8, 1831. 40-31
Can't wait any longer.
OWING to my having made a change
in my Mercantile business, it now be
comes necessary that I should close my for
mer accounts--I therefore notify all those
who know themselves indebted to me
either by bond, note, or book account, to
call •and settle the same against the first
day of January neat. After that date those
neglecting this notice will find their accounts
in the hands of a proper officer for collection.
Or Those persons who gave their-notes,
at my Vendue last Spring, are informed that
they are due, and payment is required and
embraced in the above notice. By punctu
al attention to this notice, those indebted
will confer a great favor on their friend
and humble servant,
November 8, 1831. 4t.*-31
lirlHE subscriber respectfully informs his
customers and the public, that he' is
just receiving a fresh supply of - -N.,
FILIAL G00101%.-
Dry Goods, Groceries,
Queens Ware and Hard Ware,
Stoves and Hollow Ware,
Iron and Lumber, &c.
N. B. 1 return my thaiiis to those that'
have attended to my last notice for calling
and settling; and wish others to call and
settle where their accounts is of old stand
ing. T. J. C.
October 18, 1831. 4t-28
4104117 4 COZIWDO3
111111 E subscriber respectfully tenders his
'thanks to his friends,-and the public
generally, for their liberal encouragement,
and informs them that he ,has just returned
fr - ,ern4he Cities - or - Philadelphia and Balti
timore with
TARTAN PLAIDS, 4-c. 4.c.
English and French super royal
MERINOS, & Merino - and Thibet
Otr" As Puffing is unnecessary, I only re
quest a call; to oblige •
Your obedient serv't.
mir just' received from Philadelphia, a
new and beautiful assortment of
Superfine Blue, Black,
Mixed and Olive CILOTHA
French & English Merinoes & Crape Royal,
for dresses.
Black Bombazetts, Circassians,
Tartan Plaids and Camlet - CLOAKS,
English & Italian Lustring SILKS,
With almost 'every other article in his line
of business. His stock of Goods having
been selected with great care, will be sold
on very accommodating terms. Otri'Per
sons wishing to purchase largely, Will find
t to theiir advantage to call and examine—
they„may rest assured of having Goods,pf
fered them as CHEAP as at any other house
in the place.
—ALS Ll—
di large lot of 1R0. 7 V,
Has just been rfeeived from Arnold & Ste
vens Forge, warranted - of a Superior 'quail
ty—which will be sold low.
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