Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. (Lewisburg, Pa.) 1850-1850, January 02, 1850, Image 1

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row SartainU Union AfajRii'ic.
The Celestial Array.
I sttjoJ hjr the open ewmrnt
And lookcJ upon i!ie night.
And nw Ibe wntwarj giiug !'
Pat .lowly out ol ighi.
filowly the bright priceMi'MI
Went down (he glraming arrh.
And mi eoul discerned ibe mu-ic
Of ibeir long, tiiuniplial much ;
Till Ibe great releatial army.
Stretching far bejond ihe pMea,
Uaranie Iba eternal rn' ol
Ol lb niigb'y march of aoula.
OnnI. for ever onward,
fied Mar lei down hi' clnn,
An-I Ihe Moou, like a iUd maitka,
Wa. riding fa the ran.
And om were bright in hfu.T.
And Mine were faint and ruall.
But three niight lie in ihcirggreal height
The n-ibleal of iheui ail.
Dewnaard. for rr downward,
tirhind Earth' du.ky ahore
They paed into the unknown night,
Tory pwi anJ were oo more.
No more ! Oh. y not
Ad downward w not jnat ;
For the tight m weak and the srntw "u dim
Tbtt'look through beated du.
Tlie S;ar and the mailed Moon,
Though they aeem to fall and die.
Still wrep with their embattled line
A a endleu teach of ky.
And ibongh the hill of Death
May hide the;bngril arraj.
The marahaled brotherh.Kid of ou1
tilill keep.iui upward way.
r. -.J fn mmmr nM.nl '
I at iheir nareh aubll.ne.
And hear the (lorina mu-ie
. Of th cufiqueror of Time.
And Ung let me remember,
Tbat tlie palel, fainting oo
Ma to diin-r i.ion be
A bright and blazing .
A Here Act of Humanity."
lllia In tli art wbn nturr h fo c?re
boon tbat makrt it UfcWure. Hot.!
Start not, my fastidious reader, when li
announce that the young gf-ntlemitii.in
whose favor and fortunes I would ci.i.s'
your friendly sympathies, as the hero of,
this sketch, is, or rather ?, a medical
itudtnt. No I am very well aware thai
medical students are proverbially " hard
case'' wild, spreeing, careless, skeptical
ly inclined young gentlemen, whose hind
kerchiefs fnll of ether, and whens glove
are strongly suggestive of rhubarb ; whose
talk runs large, with bold jests on grave
tubjecl$, ly anatomical allusions, and
startling hint at somcihing
Usir b.irrnp ami awfu'(
Which ata lo oam watt be unlawfu',"
and whose very laughter has a sort of
booy-Mttle about it.
But our friend. W ill Ashley, fortunately
belonged not to the Rob Sawyer and Ben
Allen class of Esculapian disciples. He
was a man of refinement, intellect, educa
tion, and principle pleasing address, fine
person, and good family. K-publiran n
I am, I can but think much of goo'l blood
pure and honorable blood, I mean. He
had no bravado, no preten-ion, no reck
lessness, no skepticism about him. He
chose hia profession at the firat. ftom a
real, natural leaning that way, and pur
sued it with true enthusiasm and 11 tiring
constancy ; and this partiality and devotion
have been rewarded with ihn happiest uc
cess. Dr. Ashley is now regarded by hia
many patients, with a remarkable confi
dence and affection. To them, there seems
healing in the very creak of his shoes on
the stairs," his cheerful smile lights up the
ick room like sunshine ; I. is gentle words
and sympathetic tones are as balm and
' freshening oil" to hearts and minds,
wounded and distempered with the body,
and his bright laugh and playful wit are a
positive tonic to the weak and nervous and
(earful. But I am anticipating; my story
has pertaajm most to do wi'b the studeot
Jife or Aahley.
When William was quit young a
men boy indeed, be became much attached
to a pretty cousin of bis own a gentle,
4ir eyH 5outberi girl, who. 0d ber
inucpcniicnt Jamiln
liM. - n fur (unp vrurs u ilh I.U mollier Mil J
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sister, in the quiet iew cngianu cuv 01
H , wher she was ailen.ling school.
Jessie Archer was, in truth, a lovely
creature with a heart full of u II gand and
kindly focliii's with a scft, endearing
manner, but with very lull" strengtn ot
chMrncter, or stability of purpose. She
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P"ed from them at last, from her cou.,
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such iPOSui8 would have been op-
posed by their friends, on account of the
extreme yu'h of the parties. but she
knew well hi love and his dear hope that
he looked tip her a his future biide, and
was well content with this understan-
matter of course, and l.ver-likc j
A a
W.lliam Ashley cm responded
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with his cuUsin.
Al first the letiers on
bcth ides were frequent, lonj:, and conu j ' 17 omiverain.
dential ; but a'ter the first year of absence, J Mr. Harley looked round and seeing them,
lhi.,e of Miss Jesse changed gradually in j benn making some iuqulrirs refpecti
iheir Mne, aod became few and far be-j the hotel of nhichthey had madu choice,
tweiu.' Uut Williarr, who was faithful when Master Fred, who. in his boyish ir.
nnd Ulievinu, made a thousand kind ex-, dependence, was walking alon.-, sudd, nly
cuses for this and continued to wriie out ! stumbled and Icll fell from the board
of his own offeetionule and changeless j plauk over which th y were passing, imo
heart. Bat at length his Jessie t eased to j tlie liver below. There were screams and
write allogethr-r. Two month went by, rushingsjo and fro, but no rescue was nt
aud thi n toor Ashlev. in much distressful j tempted, until Ashley, breaking from the
anxietv. wrote to hsr. entreating to be told
the cause ol her strange silence. There j
eui.e a renv at last a brief reply, "il-
len in the dsar, familiar bund, but bearing
for a signature, a strange name. She had
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been a fortni"bt murried to a wealloy V ir-
ginia planter.
This homt-lhrust at his heart by a be
loved hand ; this sudden annihilation of his
dearest hope, by her whose sweet source
and centre they had been, almost prostra- j
led the young student, mind and body, j
lie was proud, sensitive, and twenty-one ;
he had the heart and w is at the age to feel
acutely, to suffer and despair. II. amb
tis Hi(!J out his energies 11 igged then
iiis appetite went by the ojuhi , u:, ve
Ui- mp heavy, and hia
cheek pule. -IIc must give up study ."
said his mm her. He must take a jour-
ncv," said his sister, speaking one word
for him and two for herself. This last
ro:,o,i.ion. which was strongly pressed,
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was Iiiiaiiy aei-enea to; aim me jung
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I getaleman act forth, dispirited and ill, under
1 the care (" protection,'" she called it.) of
j his charming sister, Ellen. They went
directly West, for a vint to the Falls ; the
very journey which William had always
Linked forward to as his bridal-tour. Now
pj bul ,0 de?m9 an(j dden him
restless, moody, and
nb.,r.(.ted,he Tery worsl .raing com
panion possible to have. E len found it
exceedingly difficult to divert him from his
melancholy thoughts and lender rccollec
tians, " ( leasaat and mournful to Ihe souL''
Tlie fiue scenery along iheir route, con
stantly reminded him of the double plens-
lure he had anticipated in first viewing it
with his beautilul bride.
At Buffilo, our travelers took the after
noon boat for Chippewa. It was a bright,
and breezy day, errly in July water,
earth and sky were lit up gloriously by the
declining 'sun, as ihey swept down that
grand. immortal river. As the brother aad
sister stood on deck, silently drinking in
ihe rare beauty of the scene and hour,
they noticed a party near them.distinguish
ed amid all the crowd, by a ceitain quiet
elegam-e of dress and manner, with a bear
ing of perhaps unconscious superiority.
This wa a family party, and consisted ol
an fld rly gentleman, Mr. Harley, a weal
th v banker, and an honorable citizen of
N;w Votk his w.fe. a sweet, motherly
tonkin" woman and their daughter.J ulitl
a fair and delicate girl of eighteen, and
their only sou, Master Fred, a lad of nine
or ten.
Ashley was a thorough republican
proud and poor; and being now more
than usually inclined to coldness and re
serve, instinctively shrunk from all contact
with this party, in whom he at once recog
nized the air patrician and exe'usivc. But
towards evening, Mr. Harley made some
courteous advances, nnd finally succeeded
in ceiling up quite a free and animated
conversation with his young fellow-Ira.
ler. with whose well-bred air and thought
ful countenance he had been attracted and
impressed. They discoursed on the mag
nificent scenery around them, then 00 the
battles and aieges. bold generalship and
grand fighting which had made classic
ground of the wild Niagara frontier ; and
Ashley, who " M adifab!clfjkeri'
JJapcr icoolei to
brcame earnest and even cl ,qt. t. in spite;
of hinifelf. All it once, in looking i
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met the beautiful blu eyes of M ss Jo'iet
fixed upon him ith evident imeresl Hnd
admiration. The young laly dropped her
gnze.initanily, while a deup bliih sufTised
her bright, ingenuous fare. An invo!un
lary thrill of p Ion.ure agisted the hmirt of
Aihley, and hit cold eye Lindltd with a
new lire; but as tho'i returned the tho't
of all the fuTUooesa and coquetry, and
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,e bit his lip, and with a few ha.ty words,
turned abruuily, acd d'awin l.is :ter'
arms within his own, walked to thy fide of
of the vesael, and there s'ood, i'i n:ly and
iiiiiodilv, gaz tig down into the darkening
waters and olf into the deepening twilight.
Owin to some deteuiiou, the boat was
Inter th in usual, so thttt it was q ii.e dark
when they landed at Chippewa
On leav-
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ing e uoat, :r.
louua tnetnaeives airei.it rteninu uic pan
clinging hold ol his sifter, leaped bo.dly I
into the deep, dark water. For a few mo- ,
inncnts, which seemed an age to thcspecla-
jtors, he searched in vain along the narrow
j space between the vessel and the wharf.
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out iinauy ne espiea me i.iu n-u ur
ing from under the boit, caught, and drew
forth the already inensible child, and,
greatly exhausted himsi-lf, swam back to
the plank with his precious burd-n. I'hey
were drawn on board together with joyful
shouts and earnest thanksgiving.
As Ashley titrrvj in the gmgway, stag
gering and half blind, the crowd cheering
and pressing around h'm, his .iter flung
her arms abo-it his ncek, an I hung upon
! him. laouliini' and weeping htstericolly.
B it the poor leiv.x. .... r.,inf aQ( chlllcl
atrove to release tm.ir r.- . 1.-.
i passionate einl.rice. Bit just as he stood
'free, he felt hi hmi ch-pH. bar g-mty,
timidly, and looking around, saw Ml-s
Hartey at his .id-.. She hi.tily raided
that cold, wel hand to hrr w-inn, quiver-
ing tips, ana KI,eo graieiuuy. m.r uer
tear, her irrpres.able tears, fell upon it, I
as she murmured--od bless you. "dl
in heaven bless you !" an I th-m hurried I,
away U attend upon her brother, who had
men carr.eu uara .,., .iw 0.0m. . ... ,
little lad soon recovered sufficientl tn be .
able lo join the party, who together took j
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their way tn the Clifton House.
That night, after supper, which he had
served in a private parlor, Mr. Hatley
sought the room of Ashley his heart
overflowing with gratitud towurd the
young hero, and his thought busy with
plan of generous recompense. At the
door he met a servant hearing away a wel
Iravelling-suit.which sight quickened even
more his warm and kindly feelings. He
entered, lo find Mr. Ashly wrapt in a
dressing-gown, sitting by a table. h
head bent down on his hands, a plate of;
light food, almost untasted, and a cup of
tea, half drunk, pushed back from before
him. He was looking even paler and
more spiritless than usual. Id fact, our
friend was completely exhausted by the
excitement and exertion of the evening,
and consequently deepened into moodiness
and reserve. Ho rose, however, as his
visitor entered, and bowing politely, beg
ged him to be seated. Hut Mr. Hirley
came forward, took his hand, and pressing
it warmly, looked kindly into that pale.
quiet face, his own countenance all a-glow.
and tears actually glistening in his deep
set.gray eyes. Ashley cast down hisown
eye in painful embarrassment, which Mr.
Harley perceiving, took the proffered
eb.iir.and strove to converse awhile 00 in
different topics. Bul he soon came round
to the subject nearest his heart dwell
long and at Urge on h paternal joy nod
gratitude, not seeming to head the impa
tience of his sensitive auditor, and finally
closed with, ' -
I trust iheir is some way in which I
can prow my gratitude in part reward
you for your generous heroism. , 1 en me,
my dear young friend, can I repay you in
any way !" ;
To Ashley's jealous ear were was,-
lone of patronage ao insulting jingle of
the banker's purse in these words, at
which he involuntarily drew himself up,
and curled his short upper hp ; and when
Ncujo. Citcraturc,
Mr. II .rtt-y eariie.jr rruraicouuiqtioK.in.
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IS llltTIC ll'l way ill piiilii .t.. w'
you! he rep'iej with a soil of uonch ilaut
Yes ; by never mentioning this little
circUiTis'.ance again. I but did for your
ana what I would do for any fellow crei
tore. It was a mere act of humanity, I
assure you.
Mr. Hurley, quite taken aback, chilled,
uud wiihJ deeply hurl, ros' at once, and
wub a stately bjw and a cld good-night,'
parted from the rescuer of his child, the
young tn-ro, wiih whom fiva minuie be
fore he would have di idedhi'r fortune.
Tired and iiidiffert-Dt, Ashley flung him
self upon his bed, ami slept soundly till
late in the morning ; then ioe with a
headache, made a light breakfast, and hur
ried driwn to Talile It jck with bis sister,
who had beeti up since daybreak, imps
tiently awaiting his appearance1.
Ashley wn long lost in that first con
""idaiion of the graed scene before him ;
his suu! srrmfd born to a new life a new
world of beauty, and power, and dread,
overwhelming sublimity.
The day was wnndrously beautiful, and
floods of sunlight were mingled with the
waters, and pouring over thtt stupendous
precipice ; into the darkest deeps fell the
f-arless, glad sunbeams, sounding like gol
den plummets those terrib'e abysses. There
hung the rainbow, and C len.ns she gazed,
remnrked a wild-bird.who seemed sporting
jfi lh(j ,lirough lm j-iuminved
arch, and become glorified in its midst ;
and it seemed to her like an innocent .con
fiding spirit, coming near to the might and
grandeur of Ieity, through the beautiful
gateway of love.
Ashley was at length roused from his
trance of h'gh-wrought rapture, by feeling
n small, timid hand laid on his arm, and
turned to see Master Fred standing at his
side, with a faint glow on his check, and
an affectionate pleasure shining in hi sun
ken eye. The lad, In-day someihing of
an invaliJ, was accompanied nnd half
supported by a servant. Ashley fell an
instinctive attraction towards his child,
who was a floe intelligeut boy, by the wny,
a ...u.-j wiin uun on 'iv ui.ii,; nj u.
mi'iarly than ho had ver fcl j;.,-... tn
converse, with tha elder Harley.
In leaving the rock, the Ashley's over
took Mr. Hatley with his wife and daugh-
1 ter. Juliet blusiied painful'y, as her eye
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monlaj,., M,. .irsy merelV
hjj ha( fau( Mrfc ,,ar!eVt who had
gy by
-ni?ly f a(R09,
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ihe arm of her hasband, and grasping the
hand of,lhe young student, poured the,
whole sloiy of tlie boundless gratitude, of '
her deep, immeasurable j y, in'o his not j
illingear. But after all. the blessing of
that mother sunk into his heart a good
heart, though somewhat wayward, and
ndly out of harmony with life just now.
A short lime after this, Ashley again
saw Miss Harley. They met in fearful
place, behind the sheet, on Termination
I li ock the secret, dread abode, lite dim.
awful sanctuary of sublimity.
Even then, Ahley, exalted by poetry,
solemnized by grandeur as he was. could
bul remark the miracle of beauty which
mado Ihe young lady look lovely as ever
in the rude, grotesque costume, tlie clumsy
water-proof dress provided for his adven
turous expedition. He next noticed the
fearless, yet awe-struck enthusiasm, the
high, rapt expression of her face, as,
sheltering her eyes from the storm of spray
wiih her fuir hand, she gaz-d upward, lo
w here the huge colomna of water, dark
green, and snowy white, leaped over iho
.helving prec;pice, and plunff-d wiih a
ihimilerous roar into iho black abyss at
her eide.
In after day no o"n ''""S"1 ' lhnl
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fair creature, a m . - -
young, so delicate, yot so. brave o lost
to herself, almost to life, in a deep trance
uf awe and adoration. He often thought
of her thus, as his. last sight 01" her ; for
afte this they parted he and Ellen pass
ing, over to the American, side, saw no
more of the Harleys during thei- brief siay
at the Fall.
Ashley was, almost in spite ol himself.
much improved in health and spirits by
travekj aod . on hi return resumed his
studies with aTsort oi dodged devotion, if
not with all his old enthusiasm. Yet some
times, aa formerly, the vision of ft fak be.
inx would come to disturb and distract hi
ihough-wouJ aU.ecrow his humble.
Agriculture, Science ant) itlovaiitii.
,00m. be almost palpably present to his
waking dreams. Bul it hardly seented .he
-lovely young Jessie," the "beloved of
his early years this
ter form, dad, tiddly enou-h, in a heavy
dress of yellow oil cloth, with a sort of
hood, which, h lf-lall;ng b,:k, rev. a ed a
sweet face, all glorified by sublime adora
tion. Hrfsaw how distinc!l h a, the
deep, abstracted eyes, the bright, parted
lips all, those lis ! whenever he recalled
ihemby some mysteriois nsociation, hi
on right hand a K.leraMy symmetriral
hand, surely, but wi.h .tl ing im-ru pe.
culiar about it. that I could ever see.
The fall succeeding the journey to Ni
agara, William Ashley receive! his diplo
ma, and the next spring open-d an office
in his native city. Not possessing wealth,
or much family influence, and being young
and rrwd.t, he had al first few, very few
calls. Bui he was always at his ot,
never employed his leisu.e unworthily, or
was idle or d apooding. He studied as
diligently as ever, and wai-eJ patiently for
tL. r.-iL.ru -lira J ild a"'"
in the future the fair, gold, n future
were " bound to com?.'
It happeued that the young physician's
way home from his t ffi.-e, lay past, and
very near to the elegant residence of Mr.
t wealthy and somewhat distin
guished citizen of II ; nd, pouring
through the open windows of his mansion,
he one night heard the sweetest singing
that had ever met his ear. It was a clear,
fresh con'.ra'.to voice, artistic in execution,
vet sweet, and full of feeling.
Ashley, a fine singer himself, was pas
sionately fund of music ; and he lingered
long before that house, walking up and
down beneath the thick shadows of the
"rand old elms.
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This was but the beginning of p.easure,
night after night, for some, weeks. lou"a
the young physician in the same J
when he ws almost always so happy as,
to hear that rare, delirious singiog, ihrdl- j
ing andquive.ing through ihe slid r.nd j
ucni a. . j
by the piano ; but sometimes ho would see
a gay group on the piazz t. and among
them a slight figure in white, looking very
-i- -a b-.licaia in the moonlight ; then
there would come the miming t .---r
and sweet love-lays of Italy, or wild bal
lads r f Spain.
And thus it went on, till Ashley, the in
visible listner, had become altogether en
chanted, spell-bound. in love with a voire,
ti l fast and far in the dim distance, faded
away that late lamiliar vUion in yellow
oil-cloth and falling hood, nnd fair, kind
ling countenance. He now spent as many
hours over his books as ever, bul his iho'is.
alas! were far enough;from the page ; for,
n tll fh ir.uh. bii.H exiio.se his boyish
mly dreaming out the
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lorm anu leaiun-s .1 iiicu'.ii -
of her wi'h the voice. Unlike his former
self, he now looked sean hingly at the fair
f romi-naders whom he met on the street,
and there sw pretty young ladies enough,
but no one in whom he recognized his idea
of ibe sweet singer.
Al length the hour of good fortune came
alike to the physician and lo the lover.
Just at sunset, on a pleasant evening a
voung horseman came dashing up to Or.
Ashley's office, to summons him to a lady
who had dislocated her ankle in springing
from her horse. Our hero' heart beat
quick as the messenger directed him tn
the house of Mr. N. The doctor was
shown iiilo a small parlor, where, en 11
louniie, chid in a white wrapper, reclined
his first patient. A wealth of rich, golden
hair, somewhat dishevelled, first attracted
Ashley's eye ; there was something stran
gely familiar in those bright curls, and be
was not taken altogether by auprise when
Mrs. N -presented him to her niece
-JWi.s Hurley."
The lady was lying with hei hands over
her face, to conceal the tear drawn forth
by her acute suffering ; but at the mention
of the doctor's name, she removed tlwrn,
and lookhd up eagerly, smiling in the
midst of her pain, with pleasure and sur-
But this was no time for more than a
aimnle recotrniiion. and the next mumeni
r f
aw the doctor bending professioally over
the ihnbbing and swollen foot of ihe suf
The setting of ihe dislocated joint cans-
ed this young girl excruciating pain ; bul
she bore herself through all with ncroic
patience Ihe aileM resignation of a true
' v.. .War alt waa over tho ankle
, 1V w aww -
hound up, ao4 composing draught ad
ministered, as th doctor took le;ive of his
interesting pitient, he saw th tt her cheek
wa di-alMy rate, and that her lips cpuver
ed convulsively.
From that lime, f.r some weeks', dav
after day, the 011 nu physician migfuhave
been seen (by Mrs. N ) kneeling by
(besides of Mss Juliet's couch hendinti
over that poor foot, bathing and dre-bin
ir, watching with intense interest the sub
duioi! or (he swelling, and the disappear
ance of the diseoiora'ion. till it bev-ama at
last while and d-liete. like its ma e and
former fellow traveler.
Ii is strange l ow, thro' ull this tiuie,
the late music-mad gentleman e.tn'td
without listening to 'he Moved voice, for
now, through the wiuJows ol the parlor,
through the vines and roses of that piazz t,
no sweet singing floated out into the moon
light. I ild you, dear reader, thht Dr. Ashley
..ei4u. kneel at Juliel's side to dress her
ankle ; hut w Ken that was be'.ler very
much e t r, aln ost well, indeed, ar.d clad
inailken hose and tipper it hiieid
thai once, when quite alone wi h his f..ir
patient, at the dreary twilight hour, the
doctor suddenly found himself, by the Torre
of habit, I suppose, in his old po-i'iou-This
time M.ss Ju'iet bnt ovor him till
her hand lav on his tdvuilJer iil her
long, bright curl touched h;s lor h?a.l,
tiil they mingled in wi'h his 011 dark
locks. She said but it word or two, an I
the young praciitione r sprung up, i.npul-
sivelv and joy fully, aad took a i.rouler
position by the aid-: ol hi b-iliviid patient.
H s arm was soon al.out hi r slight . list
to support her. probably, as ler receut in-
(lipositon had left her but weak ; her hand ;
was in hisown; and as be helJ 11 thus,
he mentslly observed "Q iile the .quickest
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r im. v .
w,n, hot
s,10 j j not m p,rr,.cl'y S(,. while she
rema;ned wilU her r,l,tivt, iu II ; at
rhv9;cin C8i:eJ more aod more
en.,y d;d jt Rppc,r hil, her poor
regained it strength ;
1. l.- ol.jIj iiK
or wnt-o snc ioo m r - . - ( hulcui mm ui,ji.rH j me greeu eacm sou.r
l)r. Ashley, they were observed to ssun- .im louder be red Jeued with the carnage of
ler nl-ng slowly, and she was seen lo Iran 'he bittle-fie'd ; the wild whirlpool of an
heavily on the arm of her cooio inion. jarchy and revolution s!ia!l no more fling
Ii is said that there are men who thiok Ui to heaven its bloody and hellish spray ;"
uhL-!ameness imparts a new in-,
lerest to a lovely woniaii aUffur. aau
ivs; probably en of the.-e.
One fine morning, early m Se ptember,
Mr. O' dtii Harley, the rich b inker, and
respectable citizen, was seated in his cush
ioned arm-chair, in his elegant library, in
his princely residence in W avttrly fiiice,
in the city of Gotham. He was looking
a easy and comfortable as usual as well
pleased with the world, and its ways in
general, and its ways toward himself in
particular ; and even more ihau usually
happy and genia.
Mr. Harley was not nlone on this
morning There was then and there pre-
sent a young mil, rather tall, aad quite
handsome, modestly, yet elegantly dressed
(our friend, the doctor, to lot you into
the secret, dear reaJer) ho, with a very
red face, and in a manuer hair proud, hall
fearful, was jnst miking a conli la sit of the
old aenlb-man teliing him a love story
of hi own, in short. The cnod man
seemed greatly interested in this history,
badly told as it was ; and at it close, ft
rose, quite nasiuy tor r
.. . .-I.. I . .... Hr Li..lJUii.inii.
proportions, and going op to his visitor,
and laying hi hand kinJiy on his shoul
der, said.
With nil my heart wuhallmy heart .
I will give you my Juliet, and place her
fortune in your ha: Is for I honor and
ike you, young n.an !'
Ashley, quite overcome, could only
stammer out,
Oh. Mr. Hailey, my dear sir, how
can I ever repiy you for this goouness
his great kindness 1"
Bu ntver mentioning thi$ Utile rir-
cumsfunee again!" replied Mr. Harley,
ith a roguish twinkle of the eye. I
saw, my deal boy, what a sad conditioo
were in, and this is A Mee act
CF Hl'MAMTf, I assvae too !
Eloquent Extract.
There comes a time when the ancient
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fetters and manaciea ."
bmind scarred and hoary Europe, shall be
before its awakened nvght, like tiax 10 the
' f . aawa.l ItAI i Raw) 11.
flame: when we aiiem r
Asia shall be shivered in pieces
po'.isms 01
before the resistws aro -
pating spirit of the gospel ; and the daik
Uiogle. and deserts of Africa shall re,o.ee
aad blossom with a richer and brighter
garniture of beauty than ever greeted her
t U aI ikn awa nri
VOL. YL, N0.4O-3OO. -" 7
rai'm-M akies ; vtUo, iri.ia J of iheorearf '
stillness and mnnotoay of the vast uud -j ,, J
slutnherin east, there nha'l be the cheerlul '.','
iium of cernmerce af.J industry, lh i .-
ing fields and h ippy hom s of h".hc-1 It- ! ' r
bor, and the freedom and security of j.j;t i y'
uid powerful fours ; ia.-.:ead of Iho linking , , .
eaTTi'P.s bell and th weiry undulations of - :
iho tardy caravan', there shall he the rat- " "
slina engine and thu ruhin boat : and in- ' " '
s'ea I of ilia br Utling paarodj, the lowering ,
minaret, or ihe loouiy temple, t lie re sha'l . ..
be the thronged houses of Go-I, and th
thronged balls of science,' ths tall spire of ' -
:! village church, and the beaten play..-.
ground of ihe villige school bouse. .The ; .
turbaned Turk shall awake from bis sullen -
dream of sensuality and sloth, and learn?
from his binner the g!e;mln cresren'. 1
and sheaihing the Lloody ysUgban, abail
bow meekly at the dot of the cross. .The .
wild f 'ossack and the shivering Siberiai- -'
shall learn to serve a milder vet m:"rtier "',
- ft
monarch titan the haughty autocrat. The
hesotted Hindoo and the fierce Malay shall
dub 10 ihe earth the hideous symtola if im
1 degrading superstition,' and rise to ihn4"
.tignity of a renewed humanity. '.The'
miserable Cadre and the reeking listen- .
lot shall come for;h from their squalid filth ,
'nJ wretchedness, and sit down clothed '
and iu their riht mind at the feet of Jesaj.'' '
Ihe wild Arab and the uotampu Taitar. ...
'as they senur their illimitable deserts, sha I
j rein in their flying barbs, to catch lb -!
i sounds of these wondrous lidings. And
j the Christian sailor, as he floats over the
J glassy seas, and beuea'h tl.a burr.Uhed 4
Jskies of another hemisphere, shall see ri-
sing above, ihe queenly pain and the
spreading banian the glittering spires of a '
pure laith, ami bear borne oa the Sjucy
gale that comes breathing its s range frag-?,t
!r. - inrf nroori;! bis nrow.'tFiA crwinrt nf 1 K. -
1 - - . " v. -
!ri.urch - oin2 belt, and the rich melod of '
Wn that awake 1 hu memories of forgot
Sen years, and bring back ibe sweet scene's
'of homes that lie far away over the blue
j wave of the ocea. -Tlie sword shall no'
!lore be stained with the blood of the in-'
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groan ol'llm oppressed and ibe moan-
mo cry of the. helpless, shall be beard ae
more; but theIo!Ty arranTm- of Plato
jthe e.xuliing strains of Virgil ; the weird
(iii'ouer of the Sibil, and higher and truer
still ihe rapt visions of lsaiali, and tho,
mystic imagery of the lone exile of Patmoa
and the lonjiin j, waiting, sorrowing hopes"
ol'a weary and groaning creation shall be-"
i'ully embodied in U10 calm,' peaceful, hal
lowed and bloodless scenes of the Subbaiby
..I the world. ' -
The s me prophetic chart that picture?
forth in its bold and beautiful imagery ', the
sabbatic scenes of tlie future triumphs of
Christianity, also' assure us that thi-. trt-
,,,, wi!j be neither a silent nor perhaps
L bloodless cue, and that the poer that
J have so long ruled ibo ascendant, will not
jyiej iheir iron grasp on humanity, wiih-
nor a fierce and terrible struggle, i Heaos
there comos also, a d ty that ' hi loomed
10 its dark and terriflic grundur lo the eye
of the prophetic seer at every point of the
I,, a,t ; wh(,n the embattled hoe's of truth
ani falsehood sha'l be marshaled for a fi
nal and deadly conflict; when the foun
tains of the great deep of society shall be
broken up, and the rushing surge, of this
rlooJ-liJe of theoworld shall sweep away
ihe hoary and time-worn institutions of the
past, like foam on the cataract's plunge ;
wlien there shall be " signs in the sun.and
ihe moon and she stars, 00 the ear;h, dis
tress of na'ions and perplexity, the sea
and the waves roaring, and men's hearts
failing lliem for fear and for looking a Her .
the things that are to come upon the earth;
and the billows of this mighty comnvitton
s'iall heave and d ish against every fabric
iu which. human hopes are garnered- For
these dread scene are the elements of col
lision silently and swiftly preparing. We
may dream, and doubt,' and laugh an i
deride, bul we atay not the footsteps of
destiny. We must act our i-art in th:
scenes, sowing the seed of draou -tte.h,
or reaping Ihe fell harvest whel'ier we
will or not : sharing in the triumph as a
crowned and laureled conqueror, or as 1
chained and vanquished captive, .bound ig
nobly at the triumphal car of, victory.-
Rev. T. V. Mtore, Ju'y 6. IMfJ. "
' Looking intoJady' 'bostte,,ia-ai4 :...
10 be a peep at fashionable hfe. 'j - ; '
' -
' Industry is the road to bappines-" .