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CABINET & CHAIR WARE ROOM,
Cunningham 44 llurchinell
griDESPIiCTFULLY inform the citizens
48) of the borough and county of Hunting
don, the public generally, and their old
friends and customers in particular, that
they continue to carry on busbies in their
new establisment, one door east of the
north eastern corner of the Diamond in said
borough, where they are ',reproved to sell,
wholesale and retail, all articles in their
line of business; such as
Sideboards, Seeretaiet, Sof.
figs, Settees, Bureaus,
orkstands, card, pier, centre
dining and breakfast tables;
High, Field., French, and Low Post
BEDS T BADS.
ALSO—Every variety of
such as Rualt seat, Cane•se«i, Bulb, Bent,
Baltimore, Straight•back, Boston pattern
4. Common Rocking Chaim together with
of all colors, qualities and sizes; and Paper
Hanging of various patterns and qualities
N. 11. Coffins made and funerals attend
ed either in town or country, at the shortest
notice. They keep a splendid HEARSE
for the accommodation of their customers.
Nov. 29, 1843.
state of Isaac Vandevanderi Esq.,
(Late of ilialker tp. dee'd.)
0 ricE is hereby given that lettersot
' ' administration upon the said estate
have been granted to the undersigned. All
4 pet sons having claims or demands against
the same are requested to make them known
without delay, and all persons indebted to
make immediate payment to
JOHN HOUSHOLDER, Jr. Adm'rs.
Walker tp. , Nov. 6, 1844.
3. SEWELL sTEw.amir,
BUIV7 INGD UN, P./1.
, Office in Main street, three doors west
of Mr. Buoy's Jewelry establishment.
February 14, 1843.—U.
410 US I'ICES' Blanks of alt . kirals, for sale
11, i t this Office.
KIRA? FOR 'SALE.—An old well
improv,,(l farm etiiitaining
amcD Crall.CJE) GE3 O
with allowance, a large quantity of which is
cleared and under good fence. The improve
ments are a large and convenient dwelling
house, t ;in story spring house, barn and
other out buildings, with a never failing
spring of water convenient, and an crchard
of choice fruit. There is also a good lime
kiln with abundance of lime stone and fuel.
This property is handsomely located on the
batik of iughwick crei k, Shirley township,
Huntingdon county, and possesses many ad
vantages in point of locality. Being distant
from the borough of Shirleysburg only two
miles from the canal three miles and a half,
and immediately on the road from Shirleys
burg, to Drake's ferry. There is also a
first-rate merchant null on the property
ALSO, 53 acres of woodland handsomely
located nn Chesnut ridge, Shirley township,
Apply soon to the subscriber nn the pre
mises. LEWIS BERKSTRESSEH.
January 13, 1845.
Watches, Silver Ware 45- Jewelry
James & Co:;
No. 105 N. 2diSt., corner of Elfrith's
J. P. & en. continue temanufacture at their
old stand, Silver Spoons, Spectacles, Thim
bles &c. on as low terms as any other manu
factory in the city. They have on hand and
keep constantly for sale, beside their own
manufactures, Watches ot all kinds & prices ;
Silver Ware,Jewelry & Fancy Goods,tn their
variety, which will be sold low. Spectacle
Glasses fitted to all ages and sights, in Gold,
Silver, German Silver and Steel Frames,
with convex, concave, periscopic, blue,
grey and green glasses.
I7' Matchmakers supplied with all ne
cessary articles in their line, such as Tools,
Materials; Glasses &c.
it 7 Mathes repaired at short notice
and warranted to perform.
trr Cash or exchange given for old Gold
Phil'Zbec. 11, 1844.-2 m:
LIST OF LETTERS remaining in the
Post Office at Alexandria, on the Ist Jan.,
1845, which if not t: ken out within three
months will be sent to the Post Office De
partment as dead letters.
Baker John Murrels 'Andrew
Breneman Isaac Mayville Henry
Dickey Susan Moyer Henry
Davis John C. Pine Isaac
Davis Samuel Plympton Elijah
Fisher Mrs. Porter John 2
Focklet H. & J. Parmenter S. S.
Gun Benjamin Spyker Samuel
Green James Esq. Sauter Mr.—German.
Houtz Daniel Stewart Alexander
Houston M. L . Shively James
Herren John B. Stout Mr.
Hall Weston Shively Mary
Johnston William Thomas David P.
Ireland Judith Young George B.
Ichingee John Yocum Samuel
IC ennedy J. H, Wilson James
Kaufman George Walker H. C.
Martin Isaac Walker George
JOHN GEMMILL, P. M.
Alexandria; Jan. 8, 1845.
LIS I OF LEVIERS, which rentam in
tl* Huntingdon Post Office, January Ist
1895. If not called for previous to the Ist
of April next, they shall be sent to the
Post Office Department at Washington.
Bottontot John 2 M'Vey Michael
Bottontot James Mirgrath Miss Emil'n
Coder T. B. M'Willams Thomas
Crull Augustus Murchorn John
Diffenbacher A L. 2 Nu?; an Russel
Dysar Joseph Nummer John
Grubb Abrahain, jr. Patterson John
Gray Miss Harriet Peppard Oliver
Grubb E. &C. B. Ro,enhiem Abraham
Heisler D. S. 'roman James
Hight Charles Wood Samuel R.
Lay George Weight Henry
M'Gwire Catharine Witherow John
DAVID SNARE, P. M.
January 8, 1845.
Estate of Lawrence Swoope,
Late or Cass township, deceased.
Notice is hereby given that letters of ad
ministration upon the said estate have been
granted to the undersigned. All persons
having claims or demands against the same
are requested to make them known without
delay, and all persons indebted to make im
mediate payment to
CALEB SWOOPE, adner.
Jan. 22, 1845.-6 t. Cass tp.
ESTATE OF JAM ES TULLEY,
Late of Barree township, Huntingdon
OTICE is hereby given, that letters
testamentary upon the said estate have
been granted to the undersigned. All Per
sons indebted to said estate are requested to
make immediate payment, and those having
claims or demands against the same are re
quested to present them duly authenticated
for settlement, to
4CNN TULLE?, /
JOHN OAKS, txr's.
November 20, 1844. Barree tp
STRAY COW.—Strayed from the sub
scriber, living in the borough of Alexandria,
more than a month ago, a red and white
spotted cow, with a white face, and a mark
on one of her horns, nearly the shape of an
0. Said cow is near calving, or probably
has calved by this time. Any information
that could be given,'respecting said stray,
would be thankfully received by the subscri
ber. 'THOMAS macHELL.
114 LANK BONDS to Constables for Stay
EP" of Execution, , under the new law, just
printed, and for sale, at this ofßce.
"To charm the languid hours of solitude,
He oft invites her to the Muses lore."
Jeremiah Higgins' Courtship.
Near Newtown dwelt a damsel fair,
With rosy cheeks and dark brown
And near her lived a hearty youth,
The only son of mother Ruth,
Tho maiden's name it was Kesiah,
The youth was called Jeremiah;
A prettier pair was never seen,
In all them parts where I has been.
Now Jeremiah, young and sly,
On sweet Kesiah kept his eye ;
At last he thought it hest,—says he.
~ I wonder if she would have me In
Then Jeremiah, in his best,
To put Kesiah to the test,
Bight down he goes, clean shirt and shoes,
To ask Kesiah how she does.
Kesiah sot to hum alone,
A wond'rin where the beaux was gone ;
When Jeremiah walked right in,
. . _ . .
And frightened her so, it was a sin!
He took a seat close by the winder,
A great way off and right behind her,
Says she, ' , you'd better draw your chair
Close to the fire, you're freezin there !"
I ain't pertickler,' Jerry said,
But felt confused and hung his head,
Oh, Jeremiah, what's the news,
Pray tell me something to amuse?'
, I hain't heard hothin' new of late,
'Xept Jimmy Hawkins broke our 'pie,
Our speckled cow has got a calf,'
Then Jerry gare a chucklin' laugh.
So there they sot, as mum as bricks,
While Jerry whittled up two sticks;
At last Kesiah did conclude
That Jerry's conduct was too rude.
She screamed right out ; Oh, let iris go !
How, Jerry can you treat me so V
Up started Jerry in a fright,
And stared at her with all his might.
'I ain'L a touchin you! ' he cried ;
Well ain't you goite to then?' she sighed.
Then Jeremiah took the joke,
And laughed till he did almost choke.
Next Sunday in the church was read,
That Jeremiah melt to wed,
Kesiah blushed am red as fire,
And stole a look at Jeremiah.
About nine months or a leetle arler,
Biked Kesiah, she had a darter;
This child so pleased the tender mother,
That in one year she had another.
From the Social Monitor.
Think gently of the erring!
Ye know not of the power
With which the dark temptation came,
In some unguarded hour.
Ye may not know how earnestly
They struggled, or how well,
Until the hour of weakness came
And sadly thus they fell.
Think gently of the erring!
Olt do not thou forget,
However darkly stained by sin,
He is thy brother yet.
heir of the self-same heritage !
Child of the self-same God !
He bath but stutaled in the path,
num host in weakness trod.
Speak gently to the erring!
For is it not enough
That innocence anti peace have gone,
Without thy censure rough 'I
It sure must be a weary lot
That sin-crushed heart to bear,
And they who share a happier fate,
Their chidings well may spare.
Speak kindly to the erring !
Thou yet mayst lead them hack,
With holy words and tones of love,
From misery's thorny track.
Forget not thou hast often sinned,
And sinful yet must he,—
Deal gently with the erring one
As God hath dealt with thee !
A Detour one.—The brightest little chap for
hie size and age, that we ever saw, was one whom
we lately came across, torturing tadpoles in a spring
upon a road side in New Jersey—altogether out
of sight and hearing' of any human habitation.
Where do you live my son?' inquired we, just
as he had stirred up a big bull frog from the mud
with a mullen stalk.
I don't live nowhere only home.'
Where is your home
Over the hill next house to Mr. Wagner's.'
Have you parenis living
What's them I'
I mean have you a father and a mother?'
Yes sir, but papa's went dead a good while, and
mother says she won't stand it, 'cause it's too hard
What work does your mother do
Milks the cow, and all sorts of things.'
'ls your mother a pious woman—a good Chris
No sir—she's a Dutchman.'
Here the little genius went to stirring up frogs
again, as much as to say, , don't disturb me with
farther interrogations'—and we left hint.—N. Y.
HonlczD Fans' (alive) have been sent to the
National Institute from Galveston, Tent.
From Graham's Magazine for February,
THE CHEF'S DAUGHTER.
Strange that powerful states should sometimes
direct all their mighty energy against a eimple indi
vidual, whore weakness should be a protection!—
Strange that civili zed men raise a JuggernaM to
crush 'a butterfly ! Strange that the shrinking
wild-floWer of its own native green-wood, the timid
bud unfolded by the hearth-stone of an American
savage, striking its roots down into hisstrong heart,
and caring for no other soil, could not escape the
calculating eye of a great and refined nation !
Thurensera,the beautiful Day-Dawn, the daughter
of the noblest sachem among all the Iroquois, the
proud, peerless princess of the wilderness, whom
the chivalry of the United Nations delighted to
to honor, to be duped at last! Ay ! such is the
fate of beauty'and royalty ; and the Indian maiden
was far from being an isolated victim. In the glit
tering suite of Queen Anne, in the luqurious pala
ces of Louis, in the courts of Spain and Italy, and
among the republican aristocracy of Germany,'
wherever power dwelt, wherever a field of intrigue
existed, hardened men, and hardened women too,
wets making throbbing hearts the stepping stones
to their projects.
It was the influence of Col. Schuyler alCne that
bomul the Fiy . e Nations to the English colonies, at
a time when her majesty's dominions on this side
of the water owed their entire safety to these power
ful allies. It therefore became a serious study with
the French how to counteract this influence, and
no means were left umemployed. Agents, under
mining and entrapping, were sent out in every di
rection; and while they were namely regarded as
" birds that sing falsely," sometimes they met with
transient success that encouraged renewed effort.—
'rho consideration which Father Le Moyne gained
among the Onondagas is a matter of history; but
Jesuitism wile not the only lever which it was
thought proper to place beneath the integrity of the
Iroquois. Avarice, ambition, love—all the human
passions which become such powerful weapons in
the hands of fire diplomatic courtier—were here
employed, and if less unsuccessfully the fault was
to be attributed to the unpliant material, rather than
to the crafty and zealous workmen.
ItunatiNof fie siondt.fel beauty of Tharensera
(the only child of an influential sachem, who had
accompanied Col Schuyler to England, and return
ed drunk with the splendor he had witnessed,) had
reached the French Provinces; and it had also been
told that the child grew so closely to her fuller's
heart as to close up every other avenue. Thuren
sera, too, loved the English; for the immaculate
" Guider" was her sponsoi, and the ladies of the
English court had not forgotten the beautiful Indian
princess in the presents with which they had loa
ded the chieftains on their return. It was therefore
no slight undertaking to attempt to bind the forest
brave by a chain that was to roach through his
child's heart, when that child was already prepos
sessed in favor of another nation and another peo
ple. But magnificent promises were made to him
who should accomplish the project, which,
together with hints concerning the power of
the Pope over matrimonial shackles, induced
a dessolate young nobleman, in want of means to
repair his shattered fortune, to set about the expe
dition. Du Valle was no indifferent Lothario ; even
among the fair dames of civilized Europa he had
been flattered and caressed; and, he had once had
just enough of honor to learn its language, and was
now too entirely divested of it to be troubled with
any useless scrupulosites, the young Day Dawtt
could scarce have had a more dangerous wooer.—
met her fleet in her native a - coeds, and laid his
tribute game at her feet. "-gain he saw her, and,
notwithstanding her shyness, he managed to stay
beside her long enough to weave a wreath of wild
flowers, though he was net allowed to place it on
her head. But the wily Frenchman lingered in a
neighboring copse to see it ari;uated among her
black braider by her own hands; and to see with
what an sir of untaught coquetery she turned from
the mirror of :he river, and tripped -way like a ° lad
bird to her thicket. At a third meeting he had a
bubble for her arm more beautiful than any she
possessed; and when he saw her hide it carefully
beneath v. strip of wampum his eyes sparkled, for
he knew by this that his safety was cared for, and,
better still, that the Indian maiden had a secret from
her father and the paternal Lot:ander. And now
the Frenchman sped rapidly in his wooing. They
had but few words in common, but they cons rrsed
by more dangerous signals. When in a humor
particularly idle, the Frank would sit for hours
upon the grass, a subtle language to every flower, ,
and a peculiar hidden meaning to each bird note,
and talking of the mysterious intercommunien of
the spirit of the breeze with the Spirit of the wood
land, and the strange influence of these subtle ea-
Bences over the thoughts of men, while the large
astonished eyes of the maiden were now named to
his in earnest heedfulness, and now drooped con
fusedly beneath a meaning glance, which gave the
love she was drinking in a personal application.
The Day-Dawn had but one confident, (a young
girl that was with her when she first met Du Valle,)
and this was worse than none, for Ertel was a ro
mancer of the wildest order. She not only encour
aged the sachem's daughter in her first deception,
but devoted her little ingenious head to promoting
in every way what she considered an amusing ad
venture which promised to end in nothing more
unpleasant than a wedding. So time proceed. Du
Valle had now but little doubt of moue, for he had
felt, as far as he was capable of feeling any thing, the
fascinating influence of the sloe-eyed maiden, and
he believed that the hatted cf the old warrior for his
nation must yeild to her soft subduer) pleadinge.
The moon had risen end was silvering the
crowns of the old trees that had waved for centuries
within sound of the Hudson's murmur, and bath
ing the hanks, and casting upon the river points cf
light that danced on the crisping waves live watery
spirits come out fcr a summer night's revel. The
wild duck had nestled down among the sedges,
with its head behind its wing ; the partridge had
ceased its drumming in the wood, and gone to its
nest in quiet ; the songsters of the day were hushed,
and the woedman's axe end the huntsman's rifle
no longer challenged the echoes) with their sharp,
shrill voices. The sturgeon now and then leaped
up at the shivered tip of S moon-ray; dropping back
large silver beads upon the wave, and the owl hoot
ed triumphantly from the distant buttlement of his
own oaken castle, as if proud consciousness of the
dignity of thus reigning solitary sovereign of the
night. There was a step within the shadow of the
woodland—a light, hurried step like the hounding
of a fawn, venturing timidly from its covert, and a
scarce perceptible stirring of foliage, making a faint
rustle that, sacred at its own self, died instantly
away. And then a slender createre, airy, and
graceful( as a young antelope, Pinang out into the
moonlight and stood lightly poised with one foot
advanced, resting on its tip, head bent forward, and
lips parted in eager breathlessness. Her right arm,
gleaming with jewels, lay across her breast, half
buried in the folds of a crimson mantle fringed with
silver, while the left wus raised, the fore-finger
slightly curved, and the others nettled in the yield
ing palm. In her diluted eye there was a strong
!kind light, and on her cheek a rich heart•wrought
coloring unmistakable by the most casual observer.
There she stood in her glorious beauty—that forest
queen—her very heart hushed, if pereltance her
quick ear might catch the dip of the tratorious
Frenchman's oar. It came nut, and the maiden
still extended her slight elven-like neck, and still
peered eagerly up the river, to where an abrupt
break in the moonlight, cast all the 'vest in shadow.
Suddenly her initiated car seemed to have caught a
sound, for her eye flashed joyously, and her parted
lips were wreathed in smiles. Then dropping on
one knee, she bent her ear to the ground, until the
small ruby-tipped arrow that confuted her glossy
braids, was jewelled over with dew drops. Tide
was enough. He was coining—and, epringing to
her feet with a smothered exclamation of delight,
the Indian maiden clapped her hands joyously, and
darted hack to her covert. In a moment, however,
she returned, and, kneeling by the river's brink,
gazed down into the livid mirror, Sinned and nod
ded gaily to the beautiful vision that looked up and
smiled and noded back again, us though the And
, owy thing could appreciate the tumult within, that
was the key-stone to all the movements of its earth
born twin. The plume that feathered Ler arrow
had been bent, and her hand was now raised to
straighten it—the heavy midnight braids binding
her fine head, were smoothered and carefully adjus
ted, and site opened and half closed her eyes, again
and again, and minded to mark how lovely they were
with the lips drooping over them, as she knew the
intensity of his gaze always retake it droop, when
her white lover was near. Then her hand was pas. , 1
sed over her full round arm, re-touching the curve
of the beaded wrist with true girlish vanity, and her
small moccasined foot was thrust fora moment from
beneath the silver friege, while she clasped the
bracelet mote firmly on the taper ancie—her atten
tion all the while divided between herself and a
dark speck that seemed suspended just above the
water at a distance. It drew nearer, and Thur.:n
ears, casting o parting glance upon her rustic mir
ror, hastily retired, as though too proud to be found
waiting. At length the light canoe looped Lpon the
sand, and its occupant, epringing upon the moonlit
brink, proceeded leisurely to tie it to a tree, lookir.g
about him as he did 80, as though disappointed at '
not seeing her ho sought.
'lf she 'Mould play me fslise after all this trouble,
ke mutered, ' by all the powers of hell—'
He started. Ha! my pretty doe, -.rt here?'
and flinging hie mantle and chapeau into a clump
of bushes, ho led the half timid, half delighted girl
to a seat on the smooth, mossy bank which she bad
but a moment before occupied. Long and low was
the conference, relating evidently to the old chief's
prejudices, and the best mode of eradicating them.
Sometimes, at en ungtiarded word from the young
Frank, the bosom of the Indian girl would swell,
and her eves brim over; but he had the power of
soothing instat.taneously ; and, before a tear had
time to (hop, it was stayed by the smile that came
'to thank hie slightest attention. An hour went by,
and the altadows were deepened on the bank, aid
the moon had passed behind a cluster of clouds,
leaving the river in entire darkness. Two or three
times Thurensera had bent her ear to the ground,
when of a sudden the started to her feet, her hands
clenched, and her largo eyes gleaming with intense
fear. Before she had time to shape her apprehen
sions into words, there was a quick crackling in the
brittle underbush, and Ertel sprang upon the bank.
every limb quivering and terror depicted on every
Fly! fly ! The Hese has been a snake in the
lodge of the Day Dawn. Her tongue was stolen
away while she slept, and a cloud of warriors are
seeking for tire blue-eyed roebuck of the north."
Fly ! fly !' repeated Thurensera, as the poor girl
darted away in azt opposite direetioit, • it is eight
\S#,P'aUQ9UCS) fI QS). 4ci/613,::
upon the waters, for the Great Spirit I spread his
wing before the moon.'
For the first time probably since boyhood, a gen
erous sentiment found its way into the heart of Du
Valle, even after the trembling fingers of the girl
bud united the cord that fastened his canoe.
Nay, take the paddle thyself, my pretty doe,
keep close to the bank, and I will plunge into the
forest, double on our pursuers, and meet the above.
Go! go!' and he attempted to lift her into the ca
noe. But Thurensera shook his hand,from her
shoulder and drew back impatiently. The light
tread upon the:ground, and the rustling of leaves
above, convinced i her that their pursuers were close
upon them!;'and, assuring him by a single word of
her safety, she pointed at the canoe and leaped into
the thicket, just as an arrow whizzed through till
air and spent itself upon j thewater. nither an‘
another followed; but the maiden caught a glimpse
'of theilittle canoe glidin4close to the bank, under
the shadow of the trees, and she knew that her lover
was yet undiscovered. For a moment now the
party paused and held a hasty consultation. It was
believed that' theyrenchman:hto escaped;9 at'7:d if
they at once proceeded up the river they might in
tercept him. As the maiden comprehended their
intention, a cry of horror burst from her lips; and
before one could interpret its meaning, or discover
its source, her resolution was taken. Wrapping the
mantle of her lover, which yet !lay in the thicket ,
about her, anti placing the chapeau upon her head,
'she stepped out from her concealment, and stood
close upon the verge of the river, the mark for a
dozen arrows. Instantly every bow was bent, a
shaft from every string went quivering through the
air, and the chieftain's daughter sank beneath the
waters of the Hudson—not forever. In the morn
ing a lifeless body was found drifted upon the sand,
with the cloak of the Frenchman still about it, pin
ned by an arrow to the heart. By personating her
lover, the generous; girl had prevented a pursuit
which must have proved fatal ; but in her sacrifice
she wrecked another. The brave old sachem never
again looked up as he had been wont to look; and
'ere nine moons had mined they seated him in his
grave, and slew beside it the steed that was to bear
hint to the spirit and.
ATTENTION THE WHOLE.-A major of the mili
tia, somewhere in Pennsylvania, who had recently
been elected, and who was not overburthened with
brains, took it into his head on the morning of
the parade, to get out and exercises little by himself.
The , field' selected for the purpose was his own
stoop. Placing himself in a military attitude, with
his sword drawn, he exclaimed— , Attention the
whole!—Rear rank, three paces march!' and he
tumbled into the cellar. • . •
• . .
His wife, hearing the noise occasioned in
came running out, and asked—
My dear have you killed yourself?'
Go into rho house, woman,' said the major;
what do you 'Mow abotit war ?'
A% Ton A CrIMUMISTANCE.—‘ Pete I want to ax
you a circumstance?'
, Make a brake, nigger.'
d Why is a niggers head like a United States
Omnibus? Does you wive him up 1'
, Would% do nothin' else.'
'Cause dey carry passengers outside.'
Hr. Nigga, die will mortalize you.'
The Oldest Inhabitant,', that much talked of
individual, has been discovered at last. An elderly
chap, speaking of his great knowledge of the wes
tern country the other day, said that he had known
the mississippi river, ever since it was a small
creek 1' lle's the man.
A DISTINCTION WITHOUT ♦ DIFFERENCE.—
.D id you whip Margcret Durfer l' said the Deputy
attorney General to an Etheopean lady in the pri
soners' dock. No, sir,' was the reply. Did you
coinmit c a assault and battery on her then l' .No
sir, /eta der head.'
igserwa ♦ Ssurr-Box WAr.w.--As Pat Hogan
Gat enjoying his connubial bliss upon the banks of
a southern creek, he espied a turtle emerging from
the stream. Och hone!' he exclaimed solemnli,
' thi.t ivir I should come to America to sco a snuff
box walk. Whist!' said his wife, don't be after
making fun of the bird.
You CAN'T sTop 'Ex.—The Buffolonian says he
would as soon try to go to sea on a shingle, make a
ladder of Fog, chase a streak of lightning through
a crab apple orchard, swim the rapid. of Niagara
river, rai,c the dead, stop the tongue of woman, or
set Lek, Erie on fire with Lucifer matches, as to
atop two young 'uns from getting married when
thoytake it in their heads to do 00.
cO. A practicing attorney, some years age, hap
pened while arguing a question of some difficulty,
to illustrate a point in his case by a pretty free use
of the vocabularly of the card-table. The presiding
judge abruptly enquired what he meant by addres
sing such language to the courts'
I meant, your honor; to be understood,' was
Goon.—A girl was presented to Jame. 1., an an
English prodigy, because she was deeply learned.
The person who introduced her boasted of her pro
ficiency in ancient languages. I can assure your
majesty,' said he, that she can both speak and
write Latin, Greek and Hebrew. These are rare
attainments for a damsel,' said James; 'but pea!
tell ma, sun she spin.'