The Potter journal. (Coudersport, Pa.) 1857-1872, March 18, 1858, Image 1

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)(glum L-NIMBER. 35. ,
• Thos. S. Chase,
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Cow:lon:port. will :LLieliti the sieverui
Courts in Putter and Counties. Ali
busino , :s Entrusted in his care will receive
Tronlpt attention. (Alice on !tlain. st.,
site the Court - Ilooe. 10:1
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Coudersport, Pa., will
regalady attend the Courts in Potter and
the aidjoining, Counties.
Coudersport. Pa., will attead to till business
entrusted to his care, with proinptocs and
fidelity. (Mice itt Teniperanee Block. sec
ond floor, Main
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Coudersport, Pa., will
attend to all business eutritsted to him, with
e.tre and promptness. 01lice corner of West
and Third sts. 10:1
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Weil:clic:qv', Toga Co.
Pa., will attend the Courts , in Potter and
IPKeau Counties. t':l3
Mond P. 0., (Allegan" Tp.,) Potter Co.. Pa..
will attend t 0 all I.u.sirtess in his line, with
- care and dispatch. 1):33
ANCER, Smethport, M'Keart Co., Va., will
attend to business far non-resident land
holders; upon reasonable terms. Refereu
ues given if required. S.—Maps of any
part of the County made to order. 9:13
respectfully informs the citizens of the vil
lage and vicinity that he will promply re
spond to all Calls for professional services.
01lice ou Main st., in building formerly oc
cupied by _C. W. Ellis, Esq. 9:22
Oils, Fancy Articles, Stationery, Dry Goods
-- Groceries, .tc., 3lain st.; Coudersport : Pa.
Clothing: Crockerb.Graceries, &c., Main st.,
Coudersport, Pa. 10:1
AZINES and N. W. corner of Main
Mld Third sts., Coudersport, Pa.
li, R. 11:ARR.L.NGTON,
JEWELLER, Coudersport, Pa., having eniag
ed a window in Schoomaker & Jackbon's
tor will carry on the Watch and Jewelry
business there. A line assortment of Jcw
vtry constantly on hand. Watches and
Jewelry carefully repaired, in the best style,
0.11 the shortest notice—all work warranted.
(sreerssox To JAMES W. SMITn,)
WARE,. Main st., nearly dprosite the Court
Coudersport, Pa. Tat ritol Sheet
• Wu Ware made to order, in goad st, y l ..e. en
short notice. . 10;1
D. F. GLASSMIRE, Proprietor, Corner of
Main and Second Streets i Coudersport, Pot_
tee Co., Pa. 9:44
SAMUEL M. MILLS, Proprietor, Colesborg
Potter Co., Pa., reVon miles north Cou
dersport, os, Maa Wellayffie Voad.. 944,1
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Tying her bonnet undCr her
She tied her raven ringlets' in :
But not alone in the silken snare
Did she.catch her lovely floating hair:
For, tying=ber bonnet tinder her chin,'
She tied a young man's heart within.
They were strolling together up the hill,
Where the wind comes blowing marry and
chill ; ,
And it blew the,curls frOlicsome race, •
All over the happy peacht4oHored. face,
Till, scolding and laughing. she tied !hem in,
Under her beautiful, dimpled chin
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And it blew a ecdor, bright as the bloom,
Of the pinkest fuschia'S tossing flume,
All over the cheeks of the Iprettiest girl
That ever imprisoned rimping curl,
Or, in tying her bonnet under her chin,
Tied a young men's hehrt [within.
Steeper and steeper grew; the hill
Madder, merrier; chillier still,
The Nve.v.ern wind blew dOwn. and played'
The \tilde?: tricks Ivith the little maid,
As, tying her bonnet under her chin,
She tied young luau's, heart within:
O WeStern do yott-thinlcit was fair
To play such tricks wid her float:l.4 hair?
To ;chiefly, gleefully do iyOur best
To blow her against the y0uw,, ,, , raan's breast.
Where he as gi'lo:y I'alol. her in , , -
And kissed her mouth had dirmited chin ?
ELLERY VANE t you Little thought,
An ,our :I!g,f. when yt)u be , ,ought
• country lets:, to with
Aner the sun hall dried the d. w,
What perilous tihngt , r - ou'd 1:11 in.
As she tied her bonnet! under her chin !
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THI: POl:][—Prs BIRTH.
F.7tYll the Atianrc March
" A lyric coneqtion--rox filend, the
Poet, said—hits the like a bullet in the
forehead. 1 lave cacti had the blood
drop front my cheeks when it struck, and
felt that turned as \vliite as death.—
Then conies a creeping as of centipedes
running down the splue,—then a gasp
and a great jthitp of the heart, = then a
sudden flush and a bc:iting in the vessels
of the head,—thou a !Ong siei,—and the
poems is written,: • ;
"It is au impromptu, I suppose, then,
if you write it sq suddel,ly,-1 replied.
"No,— said lie„—far ; from it. I said
written, but I did not say (vied. Every
such poem bas a soul 'add a body, and it
is the body of it, or the copy, that men
read and publisherS pay for. The soul
of it is born in 'an iinstant hr the poet's
soul. It comes to him althought, tangled
in the meshes of a words,—
words that: have loved each other l'rora
the cradle of the. lam7uage, but have nev
er been wedded until Ow. Whether it
will ever fully embody !itself in a bridal
train of a dozen .stai4its: or not is uncer
tain; but it exists potentially from the
instant that the poet turns pale with it:
It is ennirli to stun and scare anybodY,
to have a 'hot thought crime crashing into
his brain,_and ploughing up those paral
lel ruts where the wagen trains of com
mon ideas were jogging along in their reg
ular sequences Of association, No won
der the ancients made ,the poetical im
pulse wholly external. Miilviv aeßle, Otte.
Goddess, Muse, diine afflatus,
something outside always.) I never wrote
any versos wortli re - tiding: I Can't. I
ion too stupid. :If I ever Copied any that
were worth reading, I Wasonly arnedium.
[I was talking all' this tune to our
I boarders, you understand —itelling them
what this poet told ine. The company
listened rather attentiVe y, I thought,
considering the literimy character of the
remarks.] i •
"The old gentleman opposite all at once
asked me if I ever read anything better
than Pope's 'Essay IOW Man' Ilad,l
ever perused_MeEingali? lie was fond
of poetry when he wiis a boy,---his moth
. er taught him to say *iv !title pieces,—
. he remembered cue Iheautiful hymn 7
and the old gentleman began, in a clear,
loud voice, for his ye:6lH
'The spacious firinfinient on
With all the Idne e:beiial sky,
And spangled Itearktisy
He stopped, as if staaled by our silence,
and a taint tlusli rtn itp;beneatlk, the Ihlu
wit chairs that fell upon his cheek. As
I looked round, I wagjOmiuded Of a show
I once saw at the 11.0seum,—the Sleep
ing Beauty, I think they called it. The
old luau's sudden bilemang out in this
way turned every fade towards him, and
each kept his Posture as if changed to
stone. Our Celtic itiidget, or Biddy, is
not a foolish fatlsetillio to burst oUt cry
ing for a. sentiment. 11 She is of the Sol.-
vieoble, red-banded, broad-and-high
shouldered type; one of those imported
female servants Who are' known in public
by thtlir amorphouS 'of person, their
stoop forwards, 'hud 4;ho l dlon g and as . it
were preeipitou4 wall a=the waist plung
ing dow.nwards into therocking pelvis z i tt
I • 'I
j UeboaD to lip ?hoziples of: elle --e.ll)oeheil,--qiia fig, gssetorßiioll of aqa ffetos..l
every heavy footfall..'_ constitu
ted for action,'not for emotion, was about
to deposit a,plate heaped with something
upon the table, .When I saw the coarse
arm stretched by my shoulder arrrested,
—motionless as the arm: of a terra-cotta
eerytid; she couldn't set the plate down
while the oldgentleman was speaking!
"De .was quite silent after this, still
wearing the slight flush on his cheek.-
Don't ever think the poetry is dead in an
old man because his forehmdis wrinkled,
hr that his manhood has: left him - when
his hand trembled! if they 'ever were
there, they are there still!
"By and by we gat talking again.--
Does a poet love the verses written
through him, do you think, -Sir?—said
the divinity-student.
"So long as they arc warm' from his
Mind,. carry any of his animal heat about
them, I know he loves them,-- I answer
ed.' When they .have had time to cool,
lie is mote indifferent.
"A. good deal as it is with Lueltwheat
eakes,—said the young fellow whom they
call John
"The last words, only, reached the ear
of the economically organized female in
black boa. hazin e. Buckwheat is
skerce and high,—she remarked. [Must
be a pour relation spongiUg on our IM;d
lady,—pays nothing, 7 -0 she must stand
by the guns and be ready to repel board
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. "I, liked the turn the conversation had
taken, for I had some things' . I wanted tc,
and so, Sit r waiting,' a minute, I be
gan again. -1 don't think the. poems- I
read you sometimes can be fairly appreci
ated, given to you as they are in the
green state.-
"—You (I,u't isnce.i...wh:it I mean by
the r revz state? Well, 'l,Len, I will tell
you. Certain things are goad fur noth
-!ing until they have beta kept a long
.;tile; and some are good fornothing un
til they have been long kept and used.
Of the first, wine is the illustrious and
immortal example. Of those which must.
- be kept and used I will name three,—
' meenehautu pipes, violins ,and poems.
The meerschaum is but a poor affair un
til it has burned a thousand offiringS fo
the cloud-compelling deities. ' It comes
to us without esnuplexion or flacor,—born
of the sea-foam, like Aphrodite, but col
o-rless as pallida Mors herself. The fire
is lighted in its, central shrine, and grad-
ually the juices which the broad leaves of
the Great Vegetable had sucked up from
en acre and curdled into a dractn, arc
diffused through its thirsting pores. First
a discoloration, then a stain, and at last a
rich, glowing, umber tint spreading over
the whole surface. Nature true to her
old brown autumnal bite, you see,—as
trite in the fire of the meerschaum as in
the sunshine of October ! And then the
cumulative wealth of its fragrant remi
niscences! he who inhales its vapors
takes a thousand whiffs iu a single breath ;
and one cannot touch it without awaken
ing the old joys that hang around it, as
the smell of flowers clings to the dresse4
of the daughters of the house of Farina 1
[" Don't think I use a meerschaum my
self, for Itlo not, though-I have owned a
calumet since my childhood, which from
a naked Pict (of the Mohawk species)
my grandsire won, together with a toma
hawk and beaded knife -sheath; paying
for the lot with a bullet-mark ou his right
cheek. On the maternal side I inherit
the loveliest silver-mounted tobacco-stop- -
per you ever saw. It is a little box-wood
Triton, carved with charming liveliness
and truth; I have often compared it to a
figure in Raphael's 'Triumph of Galatea.'
It came to me in an ancient shagreen
case,—how old it is I do not know,—but
it must have been made since Sir Walter
Raleigh's time. If you are curious, you
shall sec it any day. Neither will I pre
tend-that I am so unused to tiie perisha
ble smoking contrivance, that a few whiffs
would make me feel as if I lay in a ground-
swell ou the Bay of Biscay. iam nut
unaepainted with. that fusiforin,
wouuu bund'e of chopped. stems ami ads . -
c&lat.c AL; incombustib'es, the ciga r, so
called, of the shops,—which to "draw"
-asks the suction-power of a nursling in
fant Ilercutes, and to relish, the leathery
palate of an old Siteuus, I. do not advise
you, young man, eten if my illustrati.ea
strikes your fancy, to consecrate the flow
er of your life to painting the bowl of a
pipe, fur, let me assure you, the stain of
a reverie-breeding narcotic may strike!
deeper than•yowthink for. I have seen
the green leaf of Party promise grow brown
before its thee under such Nieotian regi
men, and thought tile utnbcred! nice",
schauw was dearly bought at the cost of
a brain - enfeebled and a will enslaVed.]
t , Violins,tau,—the sweet old Antati !
the divine Stradurius ! Pla,yed on by an
cient arutestros until the bo►w-hand lan its
newer and the flying fingers stiffened.
Ilepeathed to the passionate 3 , ouug en
thusiast, who made it whisper his hidden
love, and cry his inariieulate longings,
and Scream his tantat ag,nies, and : email
his'inoriotondits despair. — Passed from his
dying hand to the cold virtuoso, who let
it slumber in its case for a generation,
till, when his board was broken up, it
value forth iinee' more and rode the stor
my . symplionie - of royal
.orchestras, be
neath the rushing bon of their lord and
leader. Into lonely prisons with imprcif,
ident artists;, into convents froth which
arose ; day and night,
.the holy' hymns
with which its tones were blended; and
back again to origies in 'which
_it learned
to howl and. laugh as if a legion of deAils
were shut np in it ; then again to the gen
tle dilettante who' calmed it down with
easy melodies until it answered him softly
as in the days of the old niae.4eos. • And
so given into our panda, its pores all full
of music; stained, like the meerschaum,
through and through, with the conceti-
Crated Imo and sweetness of all the har
monies that have kinciled and faded on its
strings. ''
Now I tell you a poem must be kept
and used, like a meerschaum, or a violin.
A poem is just asporous as the umerchaum ;
—the more porous it -is, the better. 1
mean to say that a genuine poem is capa
ble of absorbing an indefinite amount
the essence of our own humanity,—its
tenderness, its. heroism, its re. , rets, its as
piratious, so as to be gradually stained
throuzih with a divine secondary color dc
rived from ourselves. So you see it mu..
take time to bring the sentiment of a
poem into harmony vri:h our nature, by
staining-ourselves through every thought
and image our being can penetrate. •
" Then 110.i:in-as to the mere of
new poem ; why, who can expect anything
more from that than from the music of a
violin fresh from the maker's hands? Now
you know very well that there are no Ikss
than fifty-eight differentpieces in a violin.
These pieces are starorers to each other,
and it takes a century. more or less, to
make them. thoroughly acquainted. At
last they learn to vibrate in harmony, and
Ithe instrument becomes an ormaic whole,
as if it were a great seed-capsule that had
grown from a garden-bed in the Cremonla,
or elsewhere. Besides, the wood is jury
and full of sap for fifty years or so, but at
the end of fifty or a hundred more gets
tolerably dry and comparatively resonant.
" Don't you see that all this is just as
true of a. poem P Counting each word as
a piece, there are more pieces in an aver
age copy of verses than in a violin. The
poet has forced all these words together,
and fastened them, and - they don't under
stand it at first. But let the poem be re
peated aloud and murmured over iu the
mind's muffled whisper often enough, and
at length the parts become knit together
in such absolute solidarity that you could
not change 'a syllable without the. whole
world's crying out against you for med
dling with the harmonious fabric. Ob
serve, too, how the drying, process takes
_place iu the stufFof a poem just as in flirt.
of a violin. Ilere is a Tyrolese fiddle that
is just coming to its hundredth birthday,
(Pedro KlauSs, Tyroli, fceit, 1760,)
the sap is pretty well out of it: And here
is the song of an old poet whom Netera
cheated :
"Nox erat, et mato fulgelaat Luna sereno
Inter.mispra sidera,
Cum tu magnorum, numea kesura deorum
In verbajurabas mea.'
Don't you perceive the sonorousness of
these old dead Latiu phrases? Now I
tell you that every word fresh- from the
dictionary brings with it a certain succu
lence; -and though. I cannot expect the
sheets of the " Pafetolian," in 'which; as I
told you, I sometimes Print my verses, to
get so dry as the crisp papyrus-that held
those words of Horatitts Flaccus,,yet you
may be sure, that, - while the - sheets are
damp, and while the lines hold their sap,
you can't. fairly judge of my performances,
and that, if made of the true stuff, they
will ring better after a while."
'Pixylnca. compareS envious persons to cup
ping glasses, which ever draw the worst hum
ors after them; they are like flies which resort
only to the raw and corrupt parts of the.body;
or if they light on a sound part. never, leave
blowing upon it till they have disposed it t.)
JEALOUSY may be compared to
SJ envenomed, th:tt if Woven prick the
skin it is very dangerous; but if it draw blOod
it is irrecoverably deadly.
THOSE can most easilydispense with society
who are the most calculated to adorn,it ; the,
are dependent on it who possess no re
sources ; for tliciugh they bring nothing to the
general mart, like beggarl they .ara to.. poor
to it-y at home.
TALENT, taste, wit, and good sens.e, are eery
.different things, but by no means incompatible.
Between gOod setae and gceid taste there ex
ists the same diderenee ns between cause and
effect ; and bet Ween wit and talent there is
the saute proportion as between a whole and
its. parts.
Her. PRE . SENCE.—" There is something to.
me," says au eminent statesman, "very soften
ing in the presence of Woman j some strange.
influence oven if one is not-in love with them. I
I always feel in better humor with myself and
everything else, if there is a. woman in ken."
gar "Donland," said a Scotch dame, look
- the catechism, to her son, "what's
"A sland - j - f, guide nuttier?"
Inoth young Donland, twisting the corner 'of
his plaid; aweel,l bardly ken, unless it be ;
mayluip. an .ower true tale which one good
tead Jf artitber..".
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Lave lia a Printing Office.
I once herd an- old jour remark, that
a printing dike was no- place for love
making, audi I have since experienced the
truth of obs-vation-r—beinn . now perfectly
convinced t'le, flower of l ave can never
bloom in the Midst of type stands and
printing ink ; .
It was 'ut fortune to sojourn for a few
days in. the :ity of B. Directly opposite
the office wit a iiretty white cottage, with
arose buslil ! claibering round the case
ment, and I wa s
. :iot. lung in making the
diScovery that the aforesaid white cottage
with rose-shade window, contained:a fair
female, a iloWer whose beauty. far outshone
the roses that eluStOcil round the winthiw.
She was a little, blue-eyed saucy looking
creature of sixteen summers, and was the
belle of the city. Her name Was Lattra,
sweet poetic ILaWra.: .
I have a ;poetic ,passiou for the naiv e
of Laura. i
It wus. a beautiful Summer morning,
I r.Ased tnY wihdtiw to admit the Coot
breeze from 'the flutier decked fields, and
,t,was not lung befOre I perceived the Got
cage window .was hoisted also, and that
:weet little Laura Was seated near it,
ly engaged with . .her needle. I wOrkel
but little thht morning.. My eyes were
constaptly Watideritig towards the cottage
window where little. Laura sat, and ;all
4orts of strange:lnd fantastic notions danced
thronghnny'liglited: brain, and I began to
think that I.felt a 'slight touch of what
the poet calls love; sliding in at the eor
nor of my heart.
A few days past away and chance made
sue acquainted with Laura. • Heavens !
she was a sweet creature—she had a Orin
that would 'have shamed the Venus' de
3lcdiei—a 'cheek 'that out-blushed the
richest pcadh, and a lip that would have
tempted a lee froth his hive ou a frdsty
morning, I:thought as I gazed ou her iu
Mute admiration, that-Limd never seen so
fair a creature. She seemed the embodi
ment of all that is lovely and bewitching.
Well, thne passed on, and once Laura
expressed a desire to visit the printing
office. Gad, thought I, what a chance :
I'll do it there—yea, there, in the midst
of the implements 'of my art—the press
and the'reller—the' ink and stands, and
the boxes of the tl , B, C's. • 1 took au
opportunity to snatch her lily white hand,
and she dreg it back, knocking a stick of
matter into pi ! •
." I must lave a kiss for that, my pretty
one," said I, and at it I went. I managed
to twist my arm around her waist, and. in ,
her strugglihg to free herself she upset a
galley of 'edttOrial, a long article - on the
Kansas pestiOn. Nothing daunted, - I
made at her art-aim This time I' was
more successful; for I obtained a kiss.
By St. Pauli it was a sweet one, and the
little witch bore it like a martyr—she nev
er streamedjbut once; but as I raised my
lips she Iraised - her delicate little hand
and gave . me a box on the ears that made
me see more stark than was ever viewed
by Herschell through his big telescope.
Somewhat nettled and my cheek smarting
with pain, I again seized her waist and
" Well if you don't like iit, just take
hack the kiSs."
She made a desperate struggle, and as
she jerked herself from my arms, her foot!
struck the lye pot and over it went !
Another galley of editorial was sprinkled
over the 11°4, and in her efforts to reach
the door her foot slipped and she fell, and
in her effmtl to sustain herself, her hand,
her lilly white hand'—the same little hand
that had 011ie. over my face—oh, horrible
—was snick up to the elbow in the ink
keg. Shade of Frahklin ! what a change
came over the beauty of that hand 1 She
slowly drew' it from the keg, dripping
with ink, and asked me What use I made
of that tar, I began to be seriously
alarmed, Ond apologized in the best man
'tier I could, and to My surprise She seemed
more pleaSed than' angry—but there was
a ‘• lurking devil in:her eye!' that told me
that there was mischief adoat. As I stood
surveying the black' covering Ober hand,'
scarcely able to suppress- a laugh at it.
strange metaMorphesis, she raised kg:lick
ly ou lily and brohght it clAvii.‘ keralop
on my cheek 1" Before 1.• could recover
front nir surprise, the sauce 'little hand
had ag,aiii kit its impression on my cheek.
" Why' . Laura," '.what
are you about."
"I think told ine you.rolled ink on
the face of the fiirm," she replied with a
laugh,'and again her hand hit upon my
face, taking um a -Step in the middle of wy
'countenance, and most%colony bedaubing
my eyes. With a light step and a merry'
peal of laughter A: skipped through the
door. She turned back when-'beyond my
reach, and with, a roguish _face Peerin o o.
through the doorwry, shouted back:
"LI say, Jerry, *hat kind of a roller
does my hand make ?" • .
" Oh," said I," jou take too much ink."
• !' Ha, ha," 'slie laughed,. " well, good
t;ye, Jerry-41:a' . s my impression, ha, ha.. 7.
I 0
1 - I went to th 4 glass: and surveyed my.
self for a moment, and.verily I believed I= l ,-
ennld have p, sed for a Guinea 'negro
witlmt the sli htest difficulty. _ . - ' "-
grAnd so," hinks Ito myself; this lit, in a printi g offme. The devil take
suelr love!" '
,- .
:line nextniorOing when : the editor
came into -the (Ace, I " rather- ealeulatei .
he found things,' a , little topsy furry'
however, that nade - no odds to :me—for.
I had mizzled 1 og before daylight. -
'I bore the ma ks of that scene for many`
a day, and now wheneVer -I see alady ent :
terina a-printing office, I think 'of 'Laura, -
and-keep my eyes on-the ink keg—arid
though she wer4 as beautiful as Hehe,l
wOuld not touclher with a . ten foot pole 't l ,
- !Talk about 106 in a boudoir—love in
a bower—love o
14 moonlight, s
other light, andl
hand; but I p
FSust never to fifi
a IPrinting aft
n a spring seat sofa-Aove
vlight, lamplight, or wit:
I am withyob. heart mid' ,
l ay you: by the ghost of
alk to me about Leie' is
I e !
I"igure 9.
are familiar with the fact
ssed by-uar number • of fig=
osed and deducted front the
flint a sum expr'
ures. when trans
SUAI expressed
reinainder that is
inaindm But lb
zolliar with the fo
explain it.
edrtaioiy borders
the miraculous.
Vi;' , 3 will iilustr
!Begin with the
tioa' of figures, 1
trantpose them a,
lhaluct.the fi
the tranrposition, gives
.a .
divisible by 9 without it re
ugh arithniutichins are fa
ct, 'Cm. 110 nut. :t huow hat -they
!To the unsophisticated:" it
ou the renvellotts, if not-on
to the matter by a tea - . es-
first and simplest combina
and 2, which exprese:l2
d you have
st ;
turm, 12
DiTid4 by
1 -}
glares 1,2, 3--123 ; trans-
;Next take the
Transpose again,
.Take next a larger combination, 7,364,298.;
one transposition is 8,294,637
Aga itt,
Thus far. we deduct the sum originally-ex
pressed without transposition ; but this. also,
May be transposed, and still the remninder
will be egtially divisible by 9: For example :
The orginal sum 19 ' . 7.364,289
Transpose, ' 3,246,789
And then trans. again i to deduct, 2,398,764
'These changes, in short, may be continued
indefinitely with the same result; and it
would seem as if a fact so strange ought to
admit of /xplanatiou. Can any arithmeticians
furnish suOi explanation Eve.' Pali.
things so much neglected in the so-calla
polite world as ahsweriug letters. This
arises from- an indifference in Borne pea;
pie, and a dislike to writing in others.
The latter feeling- is' often . so triuch in,
dulged in; or, ratheri' is allowed to.infiu- - •
ence the possessor to. such an extent that
a letter requiring an answer will be left
for days and - weeks, a constant. and -ever
recurring. source of annoyance and re-'
firma, on account of the unpleasaht re
inindinns it gives from dine to time of the - '
neglect it meets witb. This repug,ttance': - :
to' writing might soon be overcome,- - by=
observing the following rule :—lt-is
.ply to answer a letter at the very first op- ‘,
portunity that offers; if looked upon'as a.
disagreeable task, the sooner it is got rid,:
of the better; but its advantage would not ;
rest here, fur this practiee, if resolutely 2
pars:red, would break' down Alre -barrier,
and tire difficulty would vanish.'
. . ,
THE FIVE Teseuxas.—There are fire great _
teachers of the people, all incessantly warkitig r ,
frommorn till night; some working from night.
to morn. Our schools,'-with their long-files
of eager and ardent yonth—our pulpits; Withr:.'
their holy associations, their - aweiling r eheirs,.,
and sacred antnems-.-our_ courts of .Justice;
with their dramatic jury trials, andthilly'ap
plication of law to the conduct of men-,--our
press, with its thousand heads 'and' ttkfrkia
hands; its steam power and its telegrnplis
and finally. the drama, yrith the genius ofits•
me' n, and the beauty of its women,qs_brilliant..
lOtts, its touching poetry, .and inspiring.
everything, indeed, ealcultited-tu,.
tchleh the feelings 11E41- the imagination-4.0'
rouse the genius and to mend the heart..-•. '
re--A little boy describes snoring se
';letting off deer.' - •
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