Carlisle herald. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1845-1881, February 21, 1855, Image 2

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We'rt.travelling home to lien Vim above,
Will you go? will you go?
To sing the Savior's dying love.
Will you go? will you go?
Millions have reached that blessed abode,
Aunointed kings and priests to God, •
And millions more are 011 the road,
Will you go? will you go?
Wore going to walk the plains of light,
Will you got &c
Whore perfect day excludes the uight,
Will you got &c
Our sun will there no more go down,
In that Meet World of groat renown,
Our dayx of mourning met and gone,
Will you got &c
We're going to see the blooding Lamb,
Will you go? &c.
In rapturous strains to praise his'name,
Will you go? &c.
The crown of life we there shall wear,,
The Conqueror's palins our hands shall hear,
And all the joys of Heaver we'll share,
Will you go? &c.
We're going where tears will never flow,
• Will you go? &c.
Aug sorrow we no more shall know,
IVIII you got &O.
,Tis there the sninte will-die no more,
But lice with Christ in Beacon secure,
Their God and savior to adore, •
- Will you- go?
We're going to join the heavenly Choir,
Will you go?
To raise our voice and tune our lyre,
• Will you go? &c.
There Saints and Angels sweetly: slug,
ITe , s.muits to their God and King,
And make the heavenly arches ring,
Will you gob &.e
Ye wary, heavy - laden come,
• . - W111_31)11 go.? Itc.
In that blest house there still is room,
. . Will you got Le.
The Lord IS %m aim; to receive,
Trffirm \fin iiii - Fitre now Thelle,
Bell give thy troubled eoneienre ease,
, , . Come believe, 0 believe,
Come, 0 - bactsllder, come away,
WIII you got &c
Return again to Christ and say, .
• 'I will go! I will gol
Then lio will all backsliding heal,
Ills love again ho will reveal
And pardon on thy conscience seal,
Will you ght kc.
The way to Heaven is free to all,
Will you got fee.
Poi Jew and (lentils, greaiand
Will you go.? ke.
Make up your mind, giv4) , Hod your heart,
* With every sin and idol part,
And now for glory make a start, •
Come away! come away'!
We make the following extracts from the
recently published biography of Chevalier
Wikoff, which will be found to embody the
sub,stanee of his most unique, .most erratic
.and singular book—one perhaps that has
no' equal in the "curiosities of literature"—
of the literature of love, at least :
"Mr. Wikoff, as our readers are aware, is
a gentleman of much note in the world, in
general, and of no inconsiderable note in the
literary world, in particular. His book is
written in a free and easy and graceful style
—and in inost respects. has all the charm of
novel- - -While there is no doubt that the
great body of it, if not all, in fact, without
the. faint of fiction, unless it be the coloring.
It has, too altogetherthe charm of a novelty
in literature—with the exception of Rousso
lan's-Confession we do not remember to have ,
read any:Sueli self-anatomization of love and
the lover. The writer takes the &bile right
into the secrets of his own courtship, if not
inAhis own heart 5 and he has had in the
fair 'Miss Gamble his unquestionable epial
if not superior, in cut and,,thrust, and
the arts of coquetry and flirtation. The
book, therefore, has all theattractions of the
record' of a title of Knight Errantsr---with this
addition, that one-of the combatants is a wo
;man; a specieS of heart-endowed AmaZon.
Mr. Wikoff had been in much of the best
society of London and Paris, if not of the
United States, as his acquaintances show,
and as he proves by letters from
,theirs. .He
has beftiefilled o ven, and corresponded with
the present Emperor of Prance, when he was
~a,prisoner at Ham. In 1836—'37, whett at
:tacheda very vague Word by the way—to
the'Amorican Legation iii Lendo,t4 ho be
came pqttainted with Miss Gamble, a yary
b9djr Virginia Woman—the adopted .prot
ego of a Scotch merchtint retired: in London
~di p ti'a4g C own rich in the American tobacco
A , speciei of love was cherished, hut
not; pressed frem this till -1851, when thete
, 4Paintatice was rcr owed, and .our love - biog.-
raphy 'begins. Meanwhile Miss ,Gamble had
become an liciress, and t Mr. JoShiia Bates,
(Baring -A Brotherslliad become her trustee.
Ip 1851, the lovers, then both itbripened
years began in earnest. Miss Gamble tempt
ed Mr. Wilteff to.a watering placp; in Eng
land, and according ti; Mr. Wikoff's account
opened a' battery. of .coquetry and scenic love
upon his heart--that; no heart .could Noll
withstand--1-eBpecially . whert the battery 'pow
er was an heiregs. In 'short, -Mr. Wiltoff fell
in love, too, or thought she did—which ,is
about the same thing—but the love did not
ripen into a deelaratidn,loraproinise of innr
ringe. Mr. Wiltoff,seetned to have it in his
head that the way to win the fair lady,was
o get up a "sensation" with her, to . f) , y
and on, and it, would seem as if the coquette
with whom ho was dealing, could only be
,at, times by those species of fire and re
treat, advance and fire again. Miss Ganible
grew."serious and meditative," complained
of iibt sleeping quite so ),,e11," and "her ap
petite fell off," all syraptoms,. Mr. Wikoff
seems to think, of her love for him. To
stimulate his love, ho would affeetto go away,
and would not go away, and then they would
flirt and quarrel, and make up again, as all
lovers do. But whenever Mr. Wikoff would
come "to the "deelaration","his fair inamorata
'would resort to rejoinders, rebutters and sub-
rebutters, like any old fox of a lawyer. She
would not "face the music," as we say, or
come up to the stand point, as the Germans
have it. The following will be amusing as
a sketch of, some of the preliminary .shir-
"Neither look nor word had ever once
betrayed My thoughts or feelings, And I was
certain Thati bornb,,falling at the feet of triy
startled companion, would scarcely astound
her,more than an abiupt offer of marriage
on my part. As I failed to screw my coOrage .
to the 4 stielciag, place,' I resolved to slciftnisb
thinking.my_secret,might slip-out in
that way. Stiddenly Miss G. directed my at
tention ton fine view on the right, but instead
.of it T - regarded her, saying,-there—were-otluer
objects I had more plea Sure in contemplat 7
ing.' Finding my eyes fixed on her, she
blushedand askedme in downright astonish
ment, 'what I meant.' To my shame I con
fess, I was unable to tell her. Another
chance occurred ; 'for, taking off a 'kerchief'
she found too warm round her neck, she gave
into me to pocket. I took it, and retained
er hand in mine. AnOther look of excess
ive surprise upset me again, and, her gentle
admonition 'to be quiet,' •was quite unneces
sary. My strong and varying emotions at
last 'made me hungry, and I oat down to
lunch with great relish."
A lover hungry, and lunching with 'great
relish—that will do.
• Well, separation took place and Mr. Wikoff
went toParis. He was there, it would seeem,
a figurante in the diplomatic circles: Lord
Palmerston; according to his account, had
employedj him to keep up a friendly spirit
between England and France, and the United
States—and in Paris was "doing it." That
he was in some way in the employ of the
British Foreign Otlice, there can be but little
doubt; for lie publishes letters from Mr. Ad
dington, 11. B. M. Under Secretary of State
for Foreign Affairs, about his pay and salary;
But the lover could not stay long 'in Paris,
but bagene back again to London to bre
atho the air of his inamorata: 'She had
written him in substance to come back, and.,
back ho came—but to be "friends," in hot
words—to' be lovers, in his reckoning. He
was pretty* well .satisfied, he says, Miss
Gamble had called him over to give him her"
hand, and he hurried to take it. Then com
menced more cupid skirmishing—more mim•
iii nud countermining, all of which Wikoff
narrates with the skill of an artist -in such
matters, but they all ended in nothing, and
Mr. Wikoff again went off in dudgeon. ,Mean
while, Mr. Wikoff was working Miss Gamble
up' into the belief that he would cut his
throat or blow out his• brains—and she
seems to have been afraid that he would, and
so at times took pity on , him. •
Miss Gamble returned home to London,
and Mr.'Wikolf to Paris- r with an under
standing .nn.bis part that he was soon to go .
over to London and marry her but when.
Mr. AV. went to London to complete his hap
piness; the inconstant had'ehanged her mind
Mr. Bates, she Said,Lher Trustee, woUld net
give hia.coneent. Mi.'Vikoff scorns to have
feared that in this respect Miss Gamble
"fibbed,?' as Mr. Bates writes he did no such
thing—he would not interfere between lovers,
or have anything to. 'do With their love Mak
ing.MisS Gamble, however,-played fast and
loose again,H Poor Wikoff was'made' happy
by one note,.and then miserable by another.
It'wonld seem as if Miss Gamble would have
"married him ,aadilloyed'him enough to marry
him, if there had been no Ulster escapades:
The lovers parted—finally, so Wikoff says',
he thought. •
Miss Gamble then went 'to the . continent
again; and when Wilton* heard of it ho made
a dash after her—and on his way to Turin he
overtook herl—he in the Diligence, and :she
with a courier—her maid Mary and Miss Ben
net?' bid prior to this, th,e . 9ourier had been
corrupted by Wikoff—arkept hint well in.
earti9lc fjcrdtb7
feigned of Miss Gamble's movement en route
—Without entering into further particulars,
we will come at once tie ''grand finale of
this love melodrama upon the stage of Genoa ,
—but the public here are_pretty well inform
ed of all that.
Mr. Wikoff tools ioOgingq in Gonna and
the courier entrapped Miss Gamble into
theta—and then scenes ensued—but accord
ing to the best 'testimony in Wikoff's book,
Miss Gamble was more than half willing to be
entrapped. , ITer maid Mary was with her
most of the time, and WilcoOvcillet de place
was looking • on. She ate mid' drank with
him—and she did not raise any hue and cry.
She even went late at night, with her maid
Mary to a hotel not her own, and there the
party all took lodgings in three different bed
rooms, and with propriety but nevertheless,
exhibiting great intimacy and kindness.
Something happened afterwards—what, is
Meanwhile, what did Miss Gamble do 2=
Did her heart relent? Not at all! If she
had only asked for,Wiltoffs pardon, the King
of Sardinia, it is believed, would have grant
e;-(1 it; but she would not only do no such
thing, but took grounds against his being
pardoned, , to keep him out of her way ; so
Wikoff says she said to
.the American Con
sul at Genoa. Wikoff pined in prison, and
Gamble travelled'in the Tyrol and in Italy.
The French romancer, cle f nence Robbert,
expresses thus warmly an appreciation of one
of these everyday (nights comforts, which in
the frequency they are enjoyed, are some•
times less, highly valued than they deserve
to be:
"A bed is certainly the most precious and
the most favorable asylum to be found here
below. In fact, when I look at it and when
I think,„as I step into it, bow ono is sudden
ly, as if by enchantment, rid of fatigue, cold,
wind, dust, rain, importunate visitors, tedious
conversations, common-place remarks, pomp
ous assertions, bragging, putting forth head
strong opinions, contradictions, discussions,
travelling stories, confidential redings of a
fxr it
poem or a whole tragedy, e • ' °mations of
systems in long words, into minable mono- .
logues, and that in -place of all those ono
has piettires, thought; ' memories to be call•
ed up, that he is in the midst of a chosen
: -
society of phantoms mid visions, just to his
mind, and all these dreams, which. a foreign
writer calls "moonlight of the brain;" When
I think of all this, as I look. at a bed, I
know not what words to , Make use of to
express my enthusiasm and veneration, and
T am almost ready to bow in adoration be
fore it.", • ,
TIME TO GO TO BED.--Joseph was a bad
boy. He • had succeeded in blinding his
mother for some time as to his inibibing pro.
pensities. One night, Joseph came before
the old lady retired. He sat down, and, with
that look of semi intoxicated' Wisdom, began
conversing about the goodness of ..the crops,
anti:Aber Matters. Ile got along very well
until he espied what he supposed Co be a ci
gar on the mantle-piece ; ho cought it, and
placing . 0116 end Mouth.'he liegan - Very'
graVely tolightit at'the candle. He drew
and puffed until he, was getting red in the
face.—_,The.old lady's eyes woo opened; and
she addresged him ; "If thee takes that, tea
penny nail for a cigar; it is time thee went
to bed."'
tier A 'very green sprig from the Emer
ald Isle entered a boot and 'shoo •Shop,to
pureitahe•hiniself a pair of brogans. After
overhauling his stock in trade without being
'able - to his' customer, the shop-keeper
hinted that he would, make him a pair to Or
der. "And what will yer ax to make a good
pair iv 'ern?" was the ciuery. The, price
Was named; the Irishman. demurred, but t
after a "hating down," the thing was a trade.
Paddy was about leaving
,the shop, when the
other called 'after him, askiwg: "But What
,size shall I..malte "them., sir?" Och," cried
Paddy, "niver mind abgut, the' size, at all;
make them. as large as ye conraniently can
for the moue.,:"
9.. •
The Syracuse Journal relates the following
as an incident, happening the other night,
at the Empire House, (hotel,) in that city.—
"Help I help I'm . suffocating I Get me'
out., Quield.quick 1 or I shall
Such were the words uttered in sepulch
ral tones, that resounded through the Apart
ments of the Empire House, after the board
ers bad retired to their beds last night. Of
course they struck terror to the souls of the'
symmathetie inmates, Ind aroused their dor
mant energies to instant investigation • as to
the source from, whence the sounds proceed
ed. Men soon rushed to the windows, and
undressed women to the halls. Bells were
rung, and servants and guests joined in the
"Help! help! Tear down the house.—
Get me out," continued the same mysterious
" Who are you ?" "Where are you ?"
"What shall we do ?" " Where can we find
you?'.' were the interogatories uttered by the
bewildered searchers in as many different
parts of the house.
" Here in the chimney 1 choking, suffocat
ing, headforemost down the chimney. Do
get me out." . ,
From room to room, and hall to hall, the
philanthropists rushed, 'calling to the unfor
tunate to be patient, and they would extri
cate him as soon as possible.- A dozed sieve
pipes.were removed, all& four_mooths were
applied to the smoke holes,_ inquiring the
where-,abouts of the helpless being, who could
liet-be-ekpected-to 'hold-on t—long-in - such- a
dangerous position. But still the voice was
from a distance.
"It is higher up,' said one. •
"lie must be lower clown," said another.
" He is in the top of the chimney," said a
third ; and away they rushed to thestair-case,
and speedily the male members of the crowd'
were on the roof of the,Empirei inquiring at
the tops of several chimneys.
"Where are you?" . timidly inquired one
of the females en disiwbille cautiously- ven
turing near the chimney-bole in her room.
" Down here,_crose to these women," re
turned the voice. -
The inquirer rushed down stairs, her,steps
hastened by the piteous appeals of the suf
ferer for help.
" He is not hero," said one.
"Ho must be toward the next room," said
another. •
"Why d'on't they get him out ?" uttered a
delicate voice, whose owner had not dared to
venture ont.of her room before.
" Is it a man ?"
" Is it a woman ?"
"Who is it 7" ,
" What is it P" passed in quick succession
from one to another, and general alarm and
consternation prevailed, amid which p e be
wildered women heard some one say, " It is
Phil Rust's ghost!".
" I'm dying, dying, dying r' faintly mutter
ed the mysterious voice, and the death-rattle
was heard, as though the poor victem was
about to give up the ghost.
" Courage; maw! . we'll have you out I
Hero take hold of this rope," and pie search
ers on the house- top let down a long rope,
,procured for that purpose.
All was now in a state of excitement un
surpassed. The' anxious searcher's heeded
not the cold night wind. There work was
one of mercy and like true-hearted Men, they
were determined that no effort should be
spared to rescue a human being from such
an awful fate if possible. '
"I can't reach it 1" faintly echoed the
voice, and lower and lower down weld the
. " gorerOpe, a little more, more yet and
the hearts of the rescuers leaped .for .joy,
atcd their spirits rose in antiaipOion of' sue'
gess, while all gathered eloier, prepafed to
lend their' energiei for " a long pull, a strong
pull, and. a pull altogether." •
"A little' more cope," implored *the suf
fere.r, but, alas . 1 the whole length of the rope
had been let down. A few minutes, how
ever, Sufficed to proenrO another, which,
after-splicing,"was lot doVni till th.o void() re
sponded. •
".Enough! There, now •pull."', and with palpitating hearts,
the seaieliers,eommenced inising the rope—
ya'rds and 'itird 'of . the . tibrimis manufacture
were,raised, but there was no weight at the
•What is fie matter ?" He Is not on !" re
nmrked the director of cerimonies. ,
" fle.t net be dead, and lot go," was tiro reply. ' ',' •
. "Hell I" yelled some ono down the. ellint-
" Hello 1" was returned from the lowes
{ 4
" Why don't you take hold of the rope 7"
"I'm out 1' Who in sold ?" MTh d back
• „
accompanied with a loud laugh. „
The searchers could not believe their ears
and some one remarked—" We've beet
All hands at 'once gave up the search
which had contitued nearly an hour, an:
ma'de their way down stairs, when they dis
covered that a vaggish fellow in one. of thi
stores on the first floor, had caused the great
"commotion" "die Empire through," by
poking his head into his stove, and talking
up the chimney until he got tired, and
thought it time to go to bed. A more suc
cessful hoax has seldom been played upon a
Never omit an opportunity to learn you
can. Sir Walter Scott said, that even in a
stage coach, he always found somebody who
could tell him something he did not know.
Conversation is frew fluently more useful than
books for purpcise of knoWledge. his there
fore, a"-rnistitlee to be morose and silent, a
mong persons whom you think ignorant' for
a little sociability on your part will draw
them out, and they will be able to teach you
something, no matter how ordinary their em,. e
Indeed, sorne of the most sagacious re
marks are made by persons of this description
respecting their particular pursuit. Hugh
Miller, the - Scotch geologist owes-not-alittle
Of his fame' to observations made when he
was a journeyman stone mason and working
in a quarry.—Soorateswa — saifliat there
was but one good, which is knowledge, and
one, evils which is ignbrandE. Every grain
of sand goes to make a heap. A gold-digger
takes the smallest nuggets, and is not fool
enough to throw them away, .because he
hopes to find a huge lump-Some time. So
in acquiring knowledge, we should never
despise an opportunity, however' unpromis
ing. If there is a moment's, leisure, spend
it over a good or iustructive, talk with the
first person you meet.
Constantinople, as riom a Rus
sian prisoner, the following explanation of
the origin of the present war The Turks
massacred the Russian Bishop and several
Biidsian priests at Jetilsalem. God, in his
wrath, sent a squadron of angels to carry
away, the tomb of Christ, which remains at
this moment suspended in the heavens, and
he commissioned the Czar to avenge the
Pagan sacrilege. When the Emperor Nicho
las shall enter Jerusalem a conqueror, as by
the aid of heaven, he certainly will do,
Christ's tomb will be restored to its place.—
The phalanx of angels will line the road
along which the conquering Russian army
will pass, and will present arms to them.—
Then the Czar will be master of the whole
world, which will renounce its errors, and
beemne converted to tin:Orthodox faith."—
This story is implicity believed by the Rus
sian serfs. .
Bucks County Court of Quarter Sessions on
Tuesday last, bury Carver' a wealthy farmer
of near •sixty years of age, and the father of
a family of grown up children, was placed
upon his trial for the •petty larceny of stealing
corn from his own territill — C — The offence was
fully proven upon him,.nnd the Jnry refun
ded a verdict of guilty. The trial produced
an intense excitement, and the court room
was densely crowded during its progress.
The Trisoner was defended by able counsel,
who in his defence produaid the lease much
between,hinkas tlie"lttatllord t , and the pro
secutor,hictenant, in *III& there was al
interlinlation . made . by his son who drew i
tip, and who is a member of the Bar, calon
tiled to justify, and give'a Ale kin(
.lord to the taking away of the corn at an
tine before a division of it should be mm
between the contracting parties. This lute
Halation the prosecution contended had bet
,inserted by the son in order
save his father from a merited ,punishmei
If this were so, it Should by :.charitably",
gardedas that filial effectioii, which in tir
of sorrow might tempt an honorable man
save the parent who gave Mtn birth frc
that deep degradation which would nece
arily follow upon a conviction, and inevital
entail its miseries-upon his happy fancily.
Au Englialt paper 'says, that it is an
fallible criterion, as far as it goes, of a g(
tin, to ses a clean .mustard pot.•, If tha'
in proper order, you may be• sure that
beds-will be aired, the sheets clean ,and
the etceteras properly looked after.