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BY ROBERT W. fiIIDDLETON•
---"With sweetest flowers - enrich'il
From varioas gardens cull'd with care."
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Oh! thero is a dream (dearly youth,
And it never comes again ;
"'Tis a vision of light, of life arid truth,"
That oft flits across the brain ;
And love is the theme of that early dream,
So wild, so warm, so new,
That long in after years I•deem
That early dream we rue.
oh! there is a dream of maturer years,'
More turbulent by far—
"'Ds a vision of blood and woman's tear,"
For the tliffme of that dream is war;
And we toil in the lield of diktiger and death,
And shout in the battle array,
Till we find that fame is a bodiless breath,
That vanislieth away.
Oh! there is a dream of hoary age,
"'Tit; a vision of gold in store—
Of sums noted down on the ligitred page,
To be counted o'er all o'm,"
And we fondly trust in our glittering dust,
As a refuge from grief and pain,
'TM our limbs are.laid on that last dark bed,
Where the wealth of the world is vain.
And is it thus, from man's birth to his grave,
—lO the path which all arc treading?
is there nought in this long career to save
From remorse and sell' upbraiding?
0 yes, there's a drealn so pure, so bright:
That the home; to whom it is given,
Had* bathed in sea of living light,—
And the theme of that di emu is 1101.yE_N, _
Front the New-York Alirror
THE UNEDUCAT ED W 1 FE..
At the close of a gloomy day in Novem
ber, Albert Fitzgerald, a young man of Very
egant and ►utcrestiug appearance, annal
had missed-his way and was descending
a lonely hill that ended in a thick forest.
He stopped before he entered the-dreary
ruatand cast an inquiring and eager gaze
around—but saw no alternative except to go
on, or retrace his steps and ascend the long
"ibis is abominable," said he, as he pull
ed the reins to stop his tired beast; "I should
be quite unwilling to make a supper for some
hungry wolf or bear. It would be a most in
plorious end to my journey, and nut at all
perhaps there are 11Q such .1.. ._t prowle-inere,
and at all events it is a straight path: I can
try it a mile or two, and if I hear any thing
alarming I can return: it will not be very
soldier like to be sure, to run from the ene
my; but there is no one to trumpet my fame
in this wood—so come on, my tired dapple."
The evening was fast closing, and he
could only ride slowly, and with great cau
tion, as the stumps of the trees often stood
many feet high anclonuch impeded his pro.
'gress. After he had been riding l;ir some time
the snow commenced falling and Fitzgerald
began to be seriously alarmed, when, sud
denly, a bright , light shoneh
throug, the un
derwood at no great distance. llt-galloped
quickly on, and saw,,to his surprise and de
light, a very corn urtablelo6king log louse
with glazed windows, quite art uncommon
thing in the back country.
suppose," said he, "I shall share with
tthme dp:zen little - iiifif6licactsl, cactis tr
by dirt and clamor to make toe as uncom
fortable as possible—well ! I shall at least
have a shelter from-the bears and weather."
So saying, he threw the bridle around a
stump, and springing over the -fence; was
just about knocking at the door,when a voice
of great melody and sweeLness struck on
his ear singing the evening hymn. Ile stop
ped, but the music had ceased. lie approach. ,
ed without tioiseAo the window and what
' - was his surprise, hiS emotion, at beholding,
in a secluded place like this, the most'exqui
sitely beautifill Creature he-had ever seen.
'Her dim was that of arfistie, and her slight
.persOn, though thus unadorned, more fault
less than the finest models he had over gq.ed
on in the halls offashion and elegance.
Fitzgerald almost doubted his senses; for
- nothing mortal had ever seemed to him half
so lovely. Her little white hand -and dim
pled fingers were Smoothing , the gray hairs
of a most noble looking old man, who sat.
before a bright fire. His fitce was pale and
care worn. Ilis large, expressive eves
were turned on his youthlill companion with
a tendeiiess that seemed te affect her Much,
for she kissed his wrinkled cheeks again and
again; and seemed trying,, by a thousand
winning ways to'divelt him from his sorrows.
-He was dressed like a farmer; but'round his
Chair was thrown a large military cloak, ap
parently to screen him from the weather, one
,corner of which covered his foot-that rested
on bench belore him. The room was
*lean and ceMfortable, though it contained
nothing but some chairs, a table and a shelf
oficoOks. A rush mat was spread upon the
,tdd' man's seat, and a feW cooking utensils pla
ced in the corner of a large stone fire-place.
. Fitzgerald stood rivitedfd . the spot,Scarce
ly daring to breathe• lest he shitulli break
the charM that seemed to detain these ob
jects in his. - slibt; but the snow was falling
fast, and the honk) began to grow . \restive.
fie atepl gently back and 'mocked at the
door, x •
"'Po, mule," said the old man, and he • n* 'used :
, • • • ; ' "A. 40,
- • • .••• ' - • - .rt ,•:,
D Ile IT AMOR P A TR,. .r% PRO nvssE tri will LOVF OF Ity rOoslT't T.Flp4 Mr 1IF: hF %ON' V , :TAGr. TO MV rECT:O*-CITIZENS
"Will . you give me shelter for the night,
sir," said he, bowing, "I have lost my -wav,
and my horse is worn out with this day's
With pleasure,sir," was the reply. "We
can afford you a shelter ; but we have no
shed tbr your tired beast."
Well then, he must take his chance un
der the forest trees: 1 tun happy not tti he
obliged to share the sanie tate, but I fear I
shall nut feel the sympathy for him 1 ought."
"Isidore., take the gentleman's coat, shake"
oflthe.snuw, and throw it over the rail to dry,
and place a seat by the fire."
the unived from his side, N.ijere she had
nestled like a young faiva or timid dove,
placing a seat, reached out that beautiful
little hand for the coat—but lie bowing as
low as if she had been a princess, said, - "By
no means," and laid it aside himself, while
Isidore, blushing and composed again, drew
close to her aged companion.
Fitzgerald hail 'never felt so much at a loss
fir conversation. To meet two such beings
in a thick forest, so far fruni any human hab
itations, seemed so strange that he scarce
knew how to address them; but the old gen
tleman began asking him about the road,
huw far he had travelled, &e. and told hint
he was inure than thirty miles from the place
he enquired for, and ' which he thought of
reaching that night.
"But," said he, “if you can he contented
with a little bread anti and a bear skin
fur a bed, you are most heartily welcome."
- "I wish no better lore, sir, and shall fuel
grateinl for your hospitality."
"You see I am almost a cripple, so my
littla4rand-daugliter titut do . the honors of
dilly humble abode."
'file white table was set beil)re him with
bread, milk, and dried you s ioa; and Albert•
thought he had never made a more delicious
meal. They were soon all quietly' settled
for the night; the old man was helped to his
room by his gentle child; and Albert l'ay
wondering who they could be until nature
could no longer support him, and he 'Sunk to
.W hen he awoke in the morning a bright
fire was cracking and snapping in the room,
and the old man was 111' his arm chairi• with
the table before him.
"We were sorry to disturb you, air," said
he; "but our place is not a very convenient
L. 1,11 1
served him for parlor, for kitclien and hall.'"
While he was speaking Isidore entered,
her beautiful hair covered with s:►ow flakes
and her whole lace radiant with smiles and
beauty. An Indian came will' her, hearing
a basket. lie remained Some time talking
with the old man, who understood the lan
guage, and Fitzgerald knew enough of it to
hear him say,
"Who is he?" lie turned and said, "I
think, sir, you have a right to know whom
you have so kindly sheltered--n►y name is
"Fitzgerald! Was the name olyour fath
er Campbell Fitzgerald!"
"It was." •
! , Youlig_r l'_said_lte l „‘4,4m-are-- more
than weleom Your flutter was my friend
and as brave a soldier as ever marched to
,lri'iewn_v Sa_ther:_therr,sir_n and
- Fitwfastd - Rept lierbre Maw - •
"Yes, and well do .1. remember the day on
which we. partedpart to meet no more—
it was alter a glorious victory! I called to
say thrcwell, as at day break I was to leave
that part onhe country. lie was stretched
on a pallet—the surgeon preparing to dress
his wounds. He opened his eyes as 1 en
tered, and told - my - patioAr." — trGiTire7sl7
said he, stretching out his hand to rue, and
all the fire of the soldier sparkling fur a ino
mem in his heavy eyes as he spoke, "we shall
drive these intruders from our land. Heaven
bless'you—larewell!" He was never well
enough to return to the army, and I never
had an opportunity to return to him again."
Albert listened with surprise. The Old
man forget his lameness—he stood up, sal
his tall figure seeined almost gigantic, while
the whole eiipression of his thee was chang
ed: it glowed yitti animation as he took
Fitzgerald by the hand--.
"Thricie welcome to my homey ndbeadl,"
said he, "thou sun elan old friend. 'Ypuiny.."'
man, poor and forlorn as I now appear, I
once commanded armies, and this arm," ex
tending it as hk spoke,, "was ever ready to
draw the swo d in defence of tills migrate-,
ful country. My name is Chilton." .
"General Chilton!" said Fitzgerald, pres
sing his hand between his own—"l - have of
teh heard my beloved mother speak of your
covering my father with your cloak, and
coming for him with a litter, by which you
saved 'his invaluable life."
"These, my son, were the chances and
changes efwap 4 but," and he sighed deeply.
"w l e who have toiled and bled, spent all!
yes, all, even our paternal inheritance, an
the country's, service, cannot choose but
woep almost tears of blood, when we find
ourselves beggars on the soil - we have so
bravely defended—find ourselves unnoticed
and unknoWn by' the sons, who, at ease in
their possessions, feel not, cafe not fo'r the
pangs of those who obtained for them the
ch. icest bles4ings. Picture to yourself, sir,
cog man well born, ell educated, rich,
GE"I".I'VSBURG, TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 1831.
ofgrcat expectations, sacrificing all for the
cause of freedom, and losing all tbr his coun- ..
.t ry; and when in old age, worifout, crippled,
unable any loto:Cr to be useful, looking to
that country for support, tee ing tadtTustic - e
demands a prompt attention to his claims,•
waiting day after day, and week after week,
year after year, until weary., heart-sick and
disgusted, he retires to sonic solitary abode,
and finds among savages a better home tan
his countrymen arc willing to Wstow. This
—this! voung man, is the fate of veterans
of the revolution."
The .General covered his face, with his
hands, and sunk back exhausted by his e
motions. Albert folt the blood mounting
Jett,, his face at the recollection of the in
gratitude of• the government; yet remember;
ing he had done all in his power to aid the
cause of these uninterested but unfortunate
111C11, he told the General, after the pause of
some-moments,- that he -should feel proud to
assist him in any way: that his fortune was
ample, and that he could not use it more
to his satisfia;tion than in making the friend
of his father happy.
"Happy!" said he, as he raised his mourn
fill eyes to Albert; "I am almoSt to my
journey's end: could I but
_behold this forest
thiS only tie to earth; safely situated
in the world, I should die contented." He
pressed the beautiful creature to his bosom
and sobbed audibly.
"My deal- 'father," said Isidore, "grieve
not for me, we are very happy here, and
you have a new• friend now, who will not let
She stopped; blushed, and hid her face on
her :grand-lather's • shoulder, fearing she
had said too much.
Albert wished she had finished the sen
tence, and thought to shelter her from harm
he. would willingly pass the rest of his days-in
the forest. [TO DE CONTINUED.
NEVER BE ASHAMED OF YOUR
It is unreasonable, ungrateful, sinful, and
dangerous to be afraid of professing, defend:
ilia, and 'propagating these-truths on-which
we 'build our everlasting all. I mention
this, because a degree urtimidity operates
sometimes-on the minds of young•converts.
In proportion. as you examine and under
stand you will be convinced t bore is no.
rningior %mei, you ought to be ashamed.--
Let the infidel he ashamed of his intidelity,
the skeptic blush for his unbelief the_wick
ed grieve and tremble fur his folly; but nev
er let it be said that you are ashamed of the
doctrines of the cross, or afraid of being re
cognized as the follower of the Redeemer.
Who are ashamed of thei r beauty, their wis
dom, their honorable connections, their rich
es, their, influence! Who but the ungrate
ful will dare to disown their parents, their
protectors, their benefactors, their best
friends? Behold in the gospel yoUr highest.
ornament, your greatest felicity, your truL
est wisdom, your best riches, your most
dignified connection, your kindest parent;
your most faithful friend. Come, then, and
"Ashamed ofJesos! Yes I may -
When I've no guilt to wash away.
No tear to wipe, no good.to crave,
No (oars to quell, tto soul 10 E3SO.
strained of ,Twos! that dear friend
•On whom my hopes oeheaven depend?
No! When 1 blush, ho this rity shame,
That I no more revere his nanio."
Among our industrious forefathers, it was
a fixed•maxim that a voting bads' should new
or be permitted to marry until she had spun
for herself aset of bud,i.Lfiectilnd. table linen.
From this custbm all unmarried women are
called spinsters in legal proceeding. What
a scene of busy industry would be presented . ,
if all the young ladies %Aglow tp -- 60, Mar
ried shore obliged to cast away the Waver.
ly Novels, and abandon all their fashionahle
amusements, in order to approach the goal
of Matrimonial felicity by that path . of pre
paration which their great-grandmothers
, r 1
A eptain Of militia, inotie of the up-rir ,
was , .
er towns, iji the habit of swearing "by
forty." He_ had like many other, officers
who command "slab" companies, a trouble-
some set of fellows to.deal. with. :-..'
One training day, when the soldiers be
haved as usual, very disoklerly, he drew his.
sword, and furiously brandishing •it in the
air, exelainied—"Fellow sogers, I swear
by forty, if you don't behave better, PH pit
every devil of yeti Under 'rest!" -
"I wish you would give us a little rest,"
said half,a dozen voices, "for we're 'e'en-a
rnost tired to death." • • •
"Order ! order ! fe4imr-, soger," roared
the captain, with another treinenduous flour
ith Of the sword. The word was no soon
er spoken, than they all canoe to an order-,
bringing down the breaches of their guns
with all violenCe, each upon his neighbotir's
toes—which thremr: the ,ranks into- 'greater
disorder than before. • •
"Dress ! dress !" bawled the captain. ,
"Weare dreagd, most on us," replied a
fellow whillyyv barefoot, and had o n a rim
les, hat. -. •
"Now, by , forty," said The captain, 44that's
one tarnal lie; you slat above half Arteised,
A MILITIA CAPTAIN.
if that's what you tneau—but I ineansoine- tim or under pretence of their
thing . else-1 wean you should dress in the being heretics, and also that unchristian
miThffitry sense of the word." , and impious principle, that no taith is to be
"How's that captain r' cried half a doz- with lii!retive. I FU RTIJ ER DE,
--- trtAlt - E --- TWA — i ---- 4 article nflmy faith;
"How's that! you tools you," exclaimed and that I do renounce, rtject. and abjure
the captain, "by tOrty, have you been so the opinion, that Princes excommunicated
lung under inv training and don't know the by the P o pe and C o an c il, or by any author.
Meaning of dress ?—torm a straight line !Q• ity of the Ste of Rowe Ott BY ANY- AU-
say.-fiirm a straight line !"
The soldiers made sundry inefli!ctual ef
forts to get into a right line, and the captain
began to despair of ever straigtening them,
when his military genius (that, which •ever
most distinguishes a great corrunitader iu
emergencies) suddenly suggested to hint
the novel expedient of backing his men up
against a neighboring fence, which fortu
nately happened to be straight.
‘ . "l'ention! feller sogers," said lie in a
sentorian voice ; "Advance backwards!—
Music qiiick-step!" „_
The soldiers made a quick retrograde
movement, and came ' n ith their backs
plump against the fence.
"There ! by forty," said the captain;
"now see if you can keep straight." But
he had scarcely performed this succesoln
manoinvre, and was about to resume the
mania, exercise, when the clouds began to
threaten rain; and the soldiers squinting at
the aspect of the heavens commeneed-de
serting theiv ranks and moving in all- haste
towards'a neighboring tavern.
A"Halt! hait !" roared the captain = "halt !
I say feller sogers; where the devil are you
"We're gain to g et out of the rain."
"Out of the raini you cowards! Halt! I
say, or I'll stick the' first man I can catch."
"I'll take care you shan't catch me,"
shouted each one, as he took'to his heels.—
In less titan a minute, the whole company
had deserted; and the captain, whose mo,
tions were much retarded by his regimen--
tals, had little chance of sticking them, for
the very staticitint reason that he could no'
"By forte !" said he, idler standing two
or three minutes in speechless astonishment,
"if this don't beat all the milintary move
ments I ever heard of! Just as I'd got
them into a straight line,. by a new ma
nreuvre--to desert me thus! But there's
no use in 'keeping the field all alone; I may
tu: well go to the tavern too," So saying,
he sheathed his.sWord, and followed his sol
diers.—N. Y. Constellation.
From the National Observer.
IV ASHINGTON WAS A PERJURED MAN
SECEDING MASONS ARE NOT PER
JU RED MEN.
,Editor-of this paper recently, as our
readers have been apprised, de.ivered a
course ()I' Anti-Masonic Lecture-;, eight in
number, at Catskill and Hudson.. These
Lectres, we shall probably publish in this
paper, after we get through with Curlile'sl•
Ir 'Tat- 0,
aw, !ions. .ine of was a Lecture
on the oaths ofillasonry, not only justifying
the course of seceding masons, by showing
that these oaths are unlawful and null and
;) - 41=fr rT lie-Fiegirtifing;-1 - nit-t hat the etei
nal salvation of every man who has taken
them depends upon his.repenting, °land re
nouncing them before God. These - points
were establisked to the, perfect satisfaction
ofa large number of citizens, and of profess
ingpristiang,-who- heard the Lecture.
We give a short. Extraq front this 1:47c:
hire, at present, lin' [tic' CiSKOlation of Sc►ce.
►ling Masons, who are 'styled "PERJURED
vit.LiA-Ns!!,,hy our • opponents; and it must
console them, we think,, o discover, that
if they are-perjured, GEORGE WASH:
NGTON was TEN FOLD MORE PER
JURED THAN THEY ARE, since his
oath which follows and ,which he violik •4,
was a lawful and constitutional one, lawful
ly ordained, or prescrihed. t .lawfully admin
istered and lawfully taken, or received by
-Let . us look, for a momant i \at oath
of Allegiance, as taken by CEszuruEliirltstry
I, GEORGE - WASHINGTON, DO
TAKE ALMIGHTY GOD TO WITNESS,
- that I will be 'faithful; and bear true' allegi
ance to our Sovereign Lord; King _George
the Third, and him will defend to the ut
most of my p4wer, against all conspiracies
and attempts whatever,lhat shall he made
against his person,erownanthlignity: AND
I DO FAITHFULLY PROMISE, to main
support ,and o deferal, to the utmost of
my power, the succession attic Thi'one, in
his Majesty's family,egaiust- any parson or .
persons . -whatever. Thereby - tit rerly abju
ring any allegiance, or obedience to the
person taking upon himself the style and ti
tle of Prince of Wales, in the life time•of his'
fialter,and who since his death is said,. to .
[have assumed-tire style-and • • '' • •
1 :`reat Britain and Irelan d, by - the name of
Chailes the-Third, and to any other person .
claiming or pretending a rightite the crown
of thew .. realms. AND I DO
that I do reject and detest
nd 011 Na to .believa, it is
mu4or ox '49strOy raily . .oeison Or'perilons
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subscriptions taken for less than six - months, and
- none discontinued until all arrearagen are paid,
nitioss at the option el the Etlitorend a fadere
to notify a discontinuance will be considered a
new engagement, sud the paper, forwarded te
TIIO T W AT..-jOEV ER, may be de
posed or murdered by their subjects, or by
any person iyhatsuever: AN 1)I DO PRO-
M ISE, that I will not hold, naintain orabet
any such opinion contrary to what is ex
pressed in this declaration. AND I DO .
SOLEMNLY, in the presence if God, and
of his only Son JESUS CHRIST, our
Redeemer PROFESS, TESTIFY AND
DECLARE that 1 do make this declaration,
and every part-thereof, in the plain and Or
dinary sense of the words of oath without
any_ evasion, cqui_vecation or mental reser,
vation whatsoeverand without any dispen
sation already granted by the Pope, or any
authority of the See ofßome, or any persons
whatsoever; And without thinking lam or
,be acquitted bybre God or man or ab
solved of this declaration, or any partthere%
of although the Pope or any other person
or persons, pr any-authority whatsoever,
shall dispense 'ivith or annul the same, or de
clare that it was null and void from the be.
Now, then let me see the American in
this assemblage; who will rise up and de
clare GEORGE WASHINGTON a per
ired villian for drawing his sword against
the Monarch, whose "PERSON CROWN
AND DIGNITY," he had so solemnly in the
name of the ever-living God,isworn to de
HE SWORE, to Maintain the person,
crown and_.dirwity of George the Third, and
yet he did not 'hesitate when George the
Third lent his name, his person, his crown
and - dignity, to the vile purposes of tyranny
and oppression, as Freemasonry did when
she decreed the murder of Morgan, to buckle
on his armour, and go forth to the field or
battle, for the prostration of that Tyrant, his
crown and his dignity !
HE SWORE, to defend to the vtniost of
his power, the succession of the Throne in .
the family of George the Thir4 and yet he
did not hesitate to exert himself to the ut
most 4 his power, to destroy that mecca
sienr, jo cut Et off both root and branch
UE SWORE, that it was no article of
his Faith that Princes, like George the
Third, could be deposed or murdered : by
S.eir subjects, or by ;authority orthe Pope,
or by any authority whatsoever: And yet
he drew his sword by authority of the Amer
ican Congress (f7G, to depose George the
3d, so far as his authority extended to these
States, then the Provinces of George the
Third; and had he came in contact with that
Monarch in the field of battle, would have
killed him, or seen him killed, with the same
!biding . s, that he killed, or saw killed, or in
stigated and exhorttid, by all the powers of
his'mind and body, his fellow soldiers to
kilrany or ail, ifTieci , tTsary,, of those who
were sent hither by George the Third to
subjugate our fathers.
- HE SWORE, too, that he took the whole_
of iris unth - , - whi - ah have just recited, with
out thinking that he — could be.ab2:olved from,
it by any authority whatsetter; ataLyet
absolved hinmelffrom it, and violated every
clause of it; And where, I repeat it, is the.
American in this assemblag,e,=- elsewhere
that Will dare to brand him, on this account,
as a TRAITOR AND A VILLAIN ?
Where is the man, or rather the miscreant,
who will have the 'hardihood to take up the
declaration of Independence, and write op
posite to the name of GEORGE WASH.
INGTON, on that sacred scroll, the foul
epithets of "PERJURED APOSTATE"
—"ARA N DONE]) OUTCASr'r;--"DE
TESTABLE WRETCH"—as we are styl
ed, who have I fear not M say, as virtuously
and as justly violated, and renounced for
ever, in the sight of God amLman, our un
vicicals, all Corrupting' andlplasphil.
Mons - masonic obligations?
You are the subjects of a tyrannical,gov-•
eminent, whose elaiinS are false, and whose
laws are hostile to oitr i private rights, and
to our public institutions. By the law of
Masonry a freeman has been condemned
and slain, contrary to the public law of the
land. The judges and executive officers or
that law are sustained against the legal
authorities of the country, by the common
sympathy r cotrnsel, and liids.oetliemason,;'
is governmcrit., For the acts of that gov.;
ernment you are individually responsible..
Who slow Morgan? His brethren and your
brethren? Who conceal the cri me? Your
brethren. Who spirit away witnesses--
who refuse to testify upon oath, who refuse
to be. sworn for justice and for their ouritry::
who . ,in the .office-of jurymen refuse to con.'
• let the guilty? .You - r - b - re ren in reettur
soury. Who have paid the counsel fees of
'four or five most eminent attorniesjor the
last five 'Tars in cessib t
employed in defe4ding . your-criminal bro.,/
thers? surely your;charity . fitede . ,.get apart
for the widow atill the
_ - urpkun, have bees
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