Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, December 27, 1844, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated December 27, 1844 Page 1
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- 'V." 1 MOT TUB GLony OF c .e s a rt D C T TUB WBLFARB OF ROMS BY II. B. STACY. n U It L I N 0 TON, V E It M 0 N T, F RID A Y, I) E 0 E M B E 27, 184-1. VOL. XVIIL...N0. 30 HARD W ARE. OTnoNfJS Ai CO. now 0II1T purchasers nn ex- iO tensive nssortincnt of shelf Hardware, consisting n pari 01, as follows, to wit : IIiiiki- Ti-lmintncc. 150 Doz. Ulnke's latches, assorted sues. 330 doz. cast nnd una iron, tnr. nnd broad Iiutts, 1200 gross American " Premium" Screws. HI.IKO 3 I'i-CIUCIlCUIl UaiCUCS, Willi I'luss unu iu wood knobs. ....... i Pierpoint if- Hotrbkiss Mineral Knob, new and beautiful Roods, with full plate, halt, nnd bronzed escu'clienns. tllake's Jlorttco "O. K 1 Locks. , P. & ll.'s Mortice Locks and Latches, Mortice Latches, and stop Latches. Do. Cot lace Locks and Latcbc, nnd Cottage Latches wiih mineral nnd I rass knobs. Plate Lock plated, Ita'S, bronzed, nnd Jet Key hole Ksiutchcons. Patent turn nations. Jnp'd, Mahogany, Brass nnd Glass Knobs. Hrass nnd Jnpaned Cupboard Catches. l)nor pulls, for doors, antes, drawers, tf-c. Axle pullies, various sizes. Window blind butts nnd fas tenmcs. Window and door springs. Hell pull-, cranks, staples, nnd sprinss. Tower's lilt sprinc, necked and monkey tail butts. Hnt pins. Hat nnd cloak do. Sash fasteners, cupboard Locks, brass flash bolls, iS.c. Also, Cutlery. Table nnd dessert knives ami Porks, in creat vari ety, in setts i.f lit pieces. Carvers, steels, Hreid knives, I ut'-her knives, thears, scmors, pen and pocket knives, snoe do, razors, if-c. Also, Saddlery and Harness Tiiiniiiiiics. Saddle trees, (lis do, siirrups, saddle nails and rin.. Hue' Its. nil sizes nml patterns brass nnd J.inM. Ilinss Tenets, Gia and p-id hunks, swivel". Pad loops nnd serew, nrn-iiiienl, IIt ncs bills and sniffles, moss, curled Inir.piii-nl ba'ber llnniini-rs, awls, needles, sewins! silk, piinehe, Hound Lmvis, zein web, strainiiiiido, fir. Aln, Trtink Maltcr'i Hardware. Trunk board. bras mils, trunk rivets trunk lot k, carpet bag fratius nnd bek, &c. ANo, Carrla-iti Hard Ware. Hras. plated nml milleuble iron hub baruK Broad nnd mrrow nnd tnfiK lmli i ffubbtr Clutli lii'M nnd plain, Apron riiies, Knobs, LncenniK Axle n'Hls, Wnsliers, Whiffle trte staples, hold-back lions, Varnish, if.c. Also, S olner. Carpenter, ami t'ablncl's Hoods I'hin Irons, -mule in I d mVe, 0'ii-n-K ? iujc, nu pers iiiier hitu, bevils, try q-iirp, files, compi"", dividers, cimlilets, hunnii'rs, pilcnt brad awls, plated nnd iron lances, bats, hand an I panel snw-, lnk saw, iron sqinie-, box wood rule-, hand vices, tnblo butts, bed screws, cvr. ct e. Al--n, Kltclicu furniture. Fire irons, since pins, irri.l irons, toasting Irons enameled prescmiiir kettles, copper nnd iron tea ket tles, sid iron, mini s'nnep. niacin k-'tlb f, "piders hnn spoons, jip'd hmps. iron candlesticks Mod aids, house bells, co lie nulls, i.c. lie. A I. St), . 3I!rzllancnu trials. Chest hinces-, pew door bulls, back Ilips, chet han dles, shinier screws, iinhb and plate-", padloe.!,s, chest locks, eubhoard locks, wood saws, prunipe knives, putly knives, tape iiumsiuo, halter anil trace Oitrt-", cut hmls lacks culiiii!; nippeis, bradawls, crackers, horse rasps, mill files, brushes, fluster ing and brick trowels bel'nus pipes, coppir wire, ra! nnd mo iso traps l-ish bells, u-a bells, brass nnd pew ti'r fa ccels, rnolaes pif'S, I utter tryers, horse cards, curry combs rloak nails, awls auijer handles, clnssel do, percussion cups, powder ll isk-, tea trays, hooks and hinges hooks and st-iples. shies therinom -ter, stales, spike -hives ilriw shaves smd piper, clue pots, shorf ticks, shoe pincers, shoe thread, IliimbUs, snuffer, iron and brass screw pullies, us balls, shoe ll Minuers, ,pc if.r. The above coo Is wiih minv not menlioned will be srdd on verv reisouible terms Dealers in Hard Wan furnished wilb Door triinininjs Hulls, Sciews, and nianvothri coudsat New Voik and Hoston pti. es AW. 30, IP 1 1. '-' A C ARB. BRINSMAII) & BROTHERS DKSIIIR loinform their eiieomer an I the public generally lb u their winter stock of Goods will bo fuuud unusually extensive, pood and cheap. Much timd and care his been spem in scire tins:, and hivjni made a varied an I heauliful assorlinent of the lilferenV kinds of Goods which arc expected to be fo-jncl ni our whilst we do nut expect to hive aery thin that is called for, wo would siy that our n-ortrnent is bet- I LI 111(111 fVl'l, t t II. I U ilHIHU II1U1I )" IIL'U ill IICII' lf - CI be'nrc kept, nivl ihcv wito h.inuht nt hiw pri'f and will bo sold decidedly low, much luwcr than ev er said in town. Wn a'oiiIiI pirliculiirlv invite all who tnbuvtlie very best finished Malma-inv framed Looking Cilas. ses, Ino and siuill siz with one i r two plates, to look at our assortment, we belii e we hive ihc lilosi extensive and the rtry ebeinesi. Ti:A AM) C OF FEU POTS. Tei Pols for a few slid in-s In ibis bin- we shill of fer Tea Pots, CnndlcstKks. Lamps, Cups, .Spool .Stands, Cantors ami oilier llrilnuuia Melali Hrass and Plated Goods, very cheap, puriliasers may make n savins by lookiu ni ours before thev buy. Gold anil Silver WATCIIHS will be olleied nl "erj low price neeording to piy. Our nssorinient of Li dies' ami Gentlemen's Kings, Pins, nnd lliunehes. will he found very attractive. Gold nnd Stone Hrace. lets, of very preily styles, Also, Hair Hrnctlets with Gold cl.ips and snaps. A crent variety of Stone Hroochcu for Ladies nnd O iitleinen, Gold Thimbles, 5inant Glasns. Ho. ns nnd ltius, Gold tlniiis njiiVtCeys of viri.ius patterns A creil variity of Pins and Lockets for hair nnd miniatures. ji:r gooi!'. A bi antiful lot of Jet Bosoms Pins, Kings, llracclcts, Chains, Snaps, Clasps llnir Pins, &c. II A lit 1'IXS, ij c. Gold and Silver, Gill, Jet nnd Iron Hair Pin, Heid nnd ."S'ik Ornnmcnis, It ilhon, llujiles, Heeds to. for trun mill-: Head and .Veck dresses, Hoipict holders, d'-e. a o i, n p i: a s . A few dozen at wholesale and retail. 200 of the. very best "Gcromes"' nnd "Terrv and An diew's " Hrass Clocks in finest O. G. .Maho'ainv Ca ses, warranted of the best natality made, sold by the uw u, OHIIU t',J IW, CAN r. s . A new nnd -splendid lot ol Canes nf all patterns, Crooks, Jrv)ry nnd Silver Head-, Loaded Iloids, Swota'Canes. Sir I'erules for C iocs hv the dozen. UI.ACKISG jiiusiii:s. Day and .Martin's Liipiid lllacktnx, Paste Hlatklng, ICIaslic Wnler Proof Hlackin-r. Clirisliuns &,civ Year's I'rcsi'iils. A sreal variety of idensimj Toys, Games, Puzzles, tonversition i rurns nnu fancy Articles will tie open ed in lime for sel, ei'mi'. wonic doxs. Rosewood Work Huxei will besuld much lower than we ever had ibcui before. Shtiohifr Soups, tyr. Olenphane, Chineso and Verbena Cream, Naples 'old brown Windsor, white Windsor, Cupula, Oxy ptnaiert; Naval and Military and nil lho most appro ved. Soaps, RAZORS $ STRAP, Of most kinds in use. chenner than ever. BRUSH ES of nil kinds. TEA THAYS AND W.MTKHS, of new and beauii ful patierns. TAHLH MATS. Oil Cloth and Willow Table Mats, Con Mais, Ac. VARIETY. Nursery Lamps. Wooden Spoons Duller Ladles, Cheese Toaster., Bread Toasters, Curhuji nnd 0.uil ling Tonps, Biitnnnii nnd Kirthern Hed Pans Sick Cup9 for feediiiB tbo sickyz-Sonp Cups nnd Dishes Toolh Kru"b llishes, Knihrrn nnd llrilatrnii Spit Cups, Britannia Spitlors, Gravy nnd Soup Ladles and Spoons. jV'l- u,1O0l',l 1,MI IVtUlvM, For most nil kip.08 of Lamps, including Ihe Chemical 3rt many new articles not spoken of which lur siock verv full nnd comnlelonnd wonre Nov. 6. 2J BBI.VSMAID &. BROTHER'S. ' j iu bet u ntir. Plaster. Tons Nova Scotia Plaster. by .Vov.'M4. (27) STRONGS Co. Krom lho Wntcliuiaii nnd Journal, mr.Ai.s. I-no.M SClllLtGR. So wilt thou part from mo unfaithful, With nil thy kindly plunlasie, With nil thy pains, thy joys so qrntcful, With all vvi'tthou iiupityiim fleel So swift thy (light thou canst not listen, O! life's sweet eolden time, totnol 'Tisvninl thy waves inetssant hasten On to I'icrnity'a vast sea. The brighter suns aro now cxVnguishcil Which on my youthful pilhway shonei The fair ideals are relinquished Which swelled my raptured heart alons It has cone hence, lho sweet reliance In beings, which my ilicame did bear ; Yields to the octMa compliance, What onco so godl.kc was nnd fair. As onco with vehemence of longing Pygmalion embrnctd the sione. Till spirits lo its checks enme thronging And warmly glowing feeling shone j So I witli youthful lovu's cmbrncing Held mture in inv nrms earcised. Till life's warm Hood was through her racing I'olded in my poetic breast. And with mv fiery impulse burning, The speechless then a language found, And in v love-kiss to me returning Replied to my heart's joyful sound; Then lived for me lho trees, the roses ; Then sang the fountain's silver fall j The soulless, even, sense discloses, Awa'.ed by nu life's echoing call. Then stretched with all its power of strivng The httlis (inverse, my breast, To pi ij- its pirl am nm Hie living In deed, word, form and voice expressed. How vast a wo: Id my fancy moulded, Wliilsl in the bud it' lay i-oneciled I How sniiill. nisi s 1 has n unfold, d, This sui;.ll, how 1,1 lie i mi h iw mom I How sprang then forth wince! wit'i bold gladness, Hle.-M d i i the illusion ol his dream, Unchecked as yi t by care or sadness 'I ho youth, nt lilt's unsteady strciui. Up In heaven's fainlesl constellation Hore him Ihe ll.ulil of enterprise! Nought so remote, uoelevalion To which its pinions did not lise. Onwards how lightly was ho ulincingj Wn- aught too bird for youth so gay 1 And how, licforo life's chariot dancing, A-ry co-op mi ma cheered In- way! Love, uf s a oct mfis oud j ij-s ind du'ent ! I'oaTCNK, Willi gil leu gnrlin.l bnjhl I'amc. wii, her crown ol'-iars n fulgent And Tiictii ariayed in solar light! But ah ' long ere the yourney's ended Mv gay companion disappear; faithless they turned, their wings extended, One after one nil hone are hero ; Light-footed Komi'sr., she had vanished, The thirst for knowledge lrnllnyed, An I douhi's black storm the light has banished Which unco Truth's sunny form arrayed. And then 1 siw Tamc's gitlinds holy Unto the common I row profaned; And Love's fiir lime retired, not slowly But swift, and s-irce nn limit remained ! And ever still, r 'twas, and thinner Thcpissng crowd on my ro -cli way, And se-ircely now a feeble glimmer Hope cast up in lho d irkening day. Prom all the crowd tint sto d beside mo Who nrriod, l"vin evermore 'I Who still doth comfort in" an 1 guide mo And f illous me to Death'- dirl; door J Thou, rr.icvDiiip! who wiih irenib- healing Sooihest an I euresi every wound ; The burden from life's journey steilini, Thou who. n I early sought and found. And thoe, who with her glvlly piirest, Like bur tue spirit's norm canst slill, Employmest, thou who never wiarie-t, Oost slowly make, yet never kill ; , And n I', duty's vast temple, Til uig'i th ja filu-t only grains supply, Still thou from Time's vast debt ein-,1 cancel Years, days, anJ minutes as they lly. 1'iom the Springfield Republican. CLARA iUAYWOOI). Tun sun li.ul sunk lo rosl, nnd nnltiro ivns repining in sik-nt liu inty. Tlio stars weru, Din-liy urn-, pi-ui'ir itinu' tin- tlucp lilnu ol Iiimvcii, nml tin) moo n just llit-ii nppi-nriiio ticv; tin: c.isli!ni liiiii.on, cast In-r milil, sil vury lilit ilmvit u pun i-irtli's lair (iu-o, anil rovt'itloil ni mv a lii.-.iittifnl si'i-ini upon which tliu eye iloligditn.l Id uazi, uirl p.(.inr, to ni!-niin-. Tin- iiiiisciiinil linstlu of tin- day h id siilisidml; and lliu in in nl' liusini-sj m-liii.-d IVoin tlui siii'no of liis c.iri-s and anxii) lics, to si'i'k in tin- sociuty of loved and di-ar onus, lliu foroctfiiliicss of his toils. 'I'lii- su per!) suit i-lt'";.int in insion gf tho wealthy Mr. M.iywood, siliinli-d in unu of lliu ptiuci p il strcels of tliu city, was ilhiminalr-tj willi inure thin ordinary spli-ndor. Cnnarjus wi-ro culiit mily approaching and leaving ilmir occnp inis ; and fairy funns wuib scl-ii -jliding aliout, uliilu tliu soft strains of music were hoard, w.iftuil fir away on tliu guntlo evening; hreczc. Tim wealthy, gay and .uiiiuiijiiiit', wuro n.oiniilin wtlliiii thai r- ty abode t lliu rot.iin of the hirll. I nay ui vi.iiii in lyvruuu, tlio uniy u.itlglllur of its h tunliiy owner. Clara was jnsl fifieon : nn 1 nevor was a a yonnjr rirl morn liuaiitifnl or inoro In.-lovnd. IJer p;cnlenr;ss of soul Imamud out from the depths of her deep blue eyo, and firmness of resolvo was stamped upon her high and snowy hrow. Sim had over been tho idol of' ,unw t.iiit,:, 3 IM.-ill 1, illlll 3U vvas ins oniy j inn-, wit iiioiiii.T, (jeniiu iidii innocent as herself, h iil died when shu was yet a child : hut tin piin -.iples of virtue am! piety which had been instilled into tho you nt; ilea it of Clara, h id never been obliterated ; she was all uentleness mid affection, and her life had hitherto been one of unclouded sunshine and happiness. A cloud had at length arisen to mar In-r peace, and for tliu first timu in her liie Clara was null intiv. She had retired eailv ml the evo of lho grand fetu at her fuller's mansion, ami with a buoyant heart, and smilin.. face, arrayed hmsi'lt for nri-ihiinn. Aa cln .v . ...,r. .!.... .!.. her rich, dirk luir. bv a. slrine of nini-j. 1 which rested liko snow flakes "umong tlio! Wo will now piss over a period of fivn luxuriant curls playing about her cheek, a ' years, and inlioduce itgain lo our leaders the M-rvant entered and presented bur a small , lovely Mayweed. It was a delightful billet. Shu c-ageily glanced at tho well . ovoniug in May, and all nature was clad in known writing on tlio envelope, and Irein- br beautiful mantle of ireen. The day hat bhngly hroiso tho seal. It was app iruntly I '"""i pleasant, and the soft twilight hour was written in, and under lho inlluuncu of j niild and balmy. great emotion. Il ran thus: a neat and elegant chamber, gazin-. ' Uearest Clara, 1 cannutmako ono of tho thoughtfully out upon lho broad latvn in hippy throng who will "assemble in vour .front of her faitier' liv,.li;,. ci i Lfather's liouso this evening. I am unhappy, miserable. Wo must part, Cl.fra. Yes part, and heaven knows if forever. Your father suspects our lov... Ho commands me to leave lho city. To-morrow morn, ero tho day dawns, I start for I know nut (where, nnd go I know not whither. Dear mr.i, i woum seo you onco ngain, and bid a simple h ill-hlowu rose.whose snowv white you farewell. Meet mo in our grotto at tho ness strongly contrasted with the dark silken end of the garden, when ihe parly shall have locks among which it rested. Tim head of retired. I shall await you, and do not re- tho maiden reposed upon her small while fuse, pei haps the last request of your unhap py Henry.' As Clara road tho contents her check crew pale, and tears trnmhled iipnti her long lashes. At last situ sunk, overcome with emotion, upon tho nearest chair, unci covering tier laco with uotli nanus, wept con- vulsively. k And has it conio to tins? she sighed.. 1 O, Henry! must wo part part forever I O, my father! cannot your proud heart bn softened! Will you saciiftco tho eternal peaco of your only child I Yes, Henry I will seo theo ; and if lho knowledge that you aro loved loved far more than niiolit else on earth, can yivo you comfort, it shall bn yours. Clara arose composed, nml joining her father, was ready to meet her numerous guests with apparent cheerfulness, though lier cheek was paler than usual, and her soft eyes would occasionally fill with tears. Tho heart of lliu fond father swelled with prido ant! joy, as ho ga.ed with tiiumph on the beautiful uirl, and a smile of satisfaction softened the usually harsh expression of his noble features, as ho vv itnesst.-d tho admira tion which her presence excited. Clara ex cited herself lo appear gay, and her silvery lauoli r it ti tr out, nnd she sang and played and talked, as if all was peace and quiet within. At a late hour the company dispersed, and Clara, ufier kissing her lather and bid ding 1 1 i si t good night, she retired to her chamber. It was near midnight, and in a beautiful grotto at the end of the garden sat a youth, apparently of Jahuut twenty sunt meis, who hy his anxiin s coiintenauro nut! imp itient ulniices toward the mansion, was evidently awaiting the approach of some one from thence. Ho was noble looking, with a high vvhito hrow, shaded by thick cliesnul mils, and an eye dark, full, and pathetic. His lips were compressed, and ever and anon ll" raised his hand to his burning temples, as if to slill their tlnolihing. At lenglh be started, and eagerly glancing forward saw the vv bite drapery "of a fairv form, which in another moment was folded to his heart. Tho beautiful t;ii I clung con vulsively to his neck, anil wept till her heart seemed near breaking. The youth was loo much afieclod to speak, nnd could only pres ids lips to her forehead and minglu his tears with hers. ' Clara,' he said nt last, ' this must not be. O, cease those tears ; I have much to say. You tire kind d est, very kind, thus to venture forth to meet onco more am! hid adieu to one who loves yon ah, more than his own life. Yes, Clira, we must pirl. To-morrow morn I hid fan-well to all that is dear to mo oneailh and go for ill, alone and friendless. And will Clara, when I am far away, will you sometimes visit this loved giotto, nnd think of him who has so often sat hem by your sidu 1 and when you pray to tliu Father of the orphin, will you ask 1 1 i m to bless mo, who have no father or mother and nono on this broad earth to care for him but you, dearest V As lie ceased speaking, the fair girl raised her bend from Ins shoulder, and looking up through her tears, exclaimed in a low sweet voice, ' IJunry, not a day will piss in which I shall not visit this dear' retreat ; and heiu, where no eye hut that of llim who is on high can behold tne, hero will I pray ihe gn-at Father of spirits to watch over and bless vou, and to Iniug you safe iig.iiu to your ft lends. How ran I, dear Hiinv, endure your absence .' Have ue not In-n liappv together for many years ? Ah, how shall 'l miss you in my daily rambles ! Why can jon not remain, dear, dear Henry V ' Your f.nlier,' said Henry, in a subdued tone, ' vour fuller, dear Cliia, is ambitious. Ho could ill brook lo jee thee, his idol, be come the bride of a poor, pot lioiiless orphan, whom his own guiiuiosity has raised from a stale of destitution and penury to one of com parative opulence. No! his proud Iteait would spurn me from him ; and I go, ero yet his curse shall follow mo. ' Never, till I fin coiuu and lay a fortune, equal lo his own at his feet ; and which even ho will not dis dain, can I venture lo ask lliu boon which my heart so much craves, and without which I shill lie, oh! too miserable. 1 am goin into tho cold world, alotin and fiiendless", and if toil and exertion can giin wealth, it will he mine. Clara, before we nan. it mav bu eternally, I would hear from ynnr lit again lint I am h.ved-lhat no olher sha , , , , . j is II usurp my pi ice in your ufiections. At the end of six years, if return not with riches and a name which your father will not refuse lo own, then believe mo di.-ttl, and if yon desire, become the bride of another. In six years, if ever, I return ant! claim mv bride mv own dear Clara. Speak dearest do y0l, promise 1 lleniV ' and tho meek eyes of Clara beamed something of pride nnd iuteeriiv as In, sinibr. 11,,,,,.,, , May wood conscious hear me promise by all that is sirn-d. by oil 1 love on e.inhor in heaven, never lo bestow my hand on no other than yourself. I will sooner die than ho wedded io another. You will return, IJeui v, and wu shall yet bo hap py.' God grant it,' sighed tlio full heart of tho '01111''. al1' ''less and preserve y()ii, uiy "'"J.1 M'"-'1, f",'1 ,l', vt!',"y pressing his lips '! , r,!)w o ,,IL' ,K'"l,,-,' U'1 "'l faring ..IM.1..H ii'mii nU( l'iiiu tiLL', ti mi in mi I imm presence. extremely beautiful maiden of Ivventv There were lho samu sweet eyes, lho same (smooth, calm hrow, and tlio wavim-tresses f upon which wo ga.ed with dulight many years ago. Shu was dressed in a plain robe I of white, and no nriianinnt I. I.-, t person, unless you would rail by that name hand, and sliu seemed tibsotbud in meditation, At last she sighed mournfully. ' Neatly six years have sped nway sinco wo parted, tint ho returns tiol. I'erhaps lint oh t Ihe thought is agony ho cannot ho dead. And yet, lio may have lorgotton his vows to ciara, nnu long sinco "avo picogeu ins love lo stiino fairer nnd more bea'itil'til one. Hen- ty forgot his first lovo ! foiiiet her whom from childhood ho lias cherished 1 never! Rather would I behold him the cold tenant ol tho grave rather he had laid Ins manly I form low beneath tho cold clods, and closed .his eves forever in a strati!!" Intnl. than that ho should thus basely have acted. I'ut no! ho is too noble too good ! Henry IJenlly will never forccl the faith ho sworn on that night of our last parting, and Heaven grant me patience to hear unmurmuringly what ever of ill is in store for me." The nn mi! of Henry had never been men tioned by Clara since his departure, and tho proud father thought that in sending the lone orphin from his doors, he had also banished ! gethcr ; and vvliennt length the company Ile itis roinemhrancM from lho heart of his' can lo retire, Stanhope accompanied Clara daughter. Tho friends of the family at fnst( to the carriage ; and after sealing her, gent wondered nt the sudden disappearance of, I.V pressed the small bund ho still lelained, one whom they had ever supposed a gener- and hado her good evening, al favorite; hut at length they ceased to That night in her dreams, Clara beheld wonder, ami the name as also the person of! I'r bS lost Henry returned, and was led to Henry Bently was forgotten, or remembered ! lb" hiidal altar by him whom above all oth only as a dieani tint it passed. Remem . j ers she loved, and whoso memory she sa bered but by one. To the faithful, warm , credly cherished. Hut another form was i . r ro .... i in , i .., I iiu-iii in vi n.i nu was sun near; ami iioseui:e and time only served lo strengthen the cord that bound her heart to his. Sho had moved n bright and particular star in the cirrles of' lasliion had been admired, caressed, and ins liana, tjlie could not deny that bo was, flattered. She was modest, frank and cheer-j savu one, the most winning am! acconiplUh fnl, ami apparently peifeclly happy. Her -'d man she had ever met; but the form of glad, sweet smile nnd beaming face bail i ber Henry rose to her mind, as she beheld brought light and sunshine into many a I him on thht monn-lit night, when she had clieerh-ss heart ; and her generous hand had plighted her young love. Tho pearly tear showered blessings into many a dreary . stalled to her eo ns shu thought how many home. Tin.- old and young, lich and poor, ""d long might he the days which would pass wero constantly calling down blessings on ere Ins return; and sho shuddered at the the young head of their benefactress and ihotuht that they might never meet again, friend. On the second evening after the party, u On the evening in which wo have introdu- - servant handed Clara a small note. She ro ced Clara lo our rentiers, in a distant part of1 paired to her room wiih trembling haste; the city might have been seen an elegant for lho writing seemed familiar and sho could mansion, distinguished from those around it j hardly acrount fur the thrill which the sight by lliu fluids of light which streamed from it 'Oil through her soul. Sic opened the its windows, and shed their glare ftir iitiitiyj Ic'ltPr with fiicur haste, and a glance at lho paces around. The elegantly furnished contents explained the whole. With n ap irtnienls wero gorgeously decorated, and throbbing heart and flushed face she read : within lite spinous halls were assembling! ' Beloved Clara, are you still my own 1 the wealthy anil proud, gay am! fashionable, j Henry has returned to claim his bride, and The rich owner of llu- in insiun, on this eve-1 now waiting to clasp you to his heart. niug was giv'ng a giand lialPin honor of a ' Meet me, when you shall have read this, in noble stranger who bad ni lived in the city unr blessed retreat, and you sliall hear all. the day previous. Rumor hid preceded lliu Ilr.Nnv.' new comer, aijd he was leporled to be vastly Clara's brain whitled, her heart beat audi- rich, iable and accomplished, very hand-1 bly, and she was near fainting, hut suddenly some, and what was more pleasing to tlio ' st.irliii! to her feet and clasping her hands ladies, only six and tweety. together, she exclaimed : The chief a'lrartion to which all eyes ' I shall seo him 1 and so soon! He is wore turned vvas the youthful stranger for' even now awaiting me. Father in Heaven,' whom all this pomp and grandeur was being . sbe continued, raising her te.u ful but jov oils displayed. And well might lie attract tini- ; eyes, ' I thank thee. My prayers are an versal admiration, for never did a more nn- swetud. 1 shall yet be happy oh! how hie, in inly figure graeo an assembly. Ilu happy.' was about lliu common height, well proper-1 Throwing a shawl about Iter, Clan was tinned, and his inannersnt once free and easv, the next moment treading the p nil w hich led His complexion was d it k, either naturally to the end of the gavtlen. She stood at the or by exposure to -tho burning sun of Indri , entrance of the grotto, her cheeks flushed, iioin wii-uce tin Hid come. His lorehead was high and expulsive, and sh tiled by thick ( dark cutis, and his eyes were dark and ox-1 pressive.anil sent a tin ill to tliu heat I of ma- uy a lair one upon wImiiii tiiey gazed. The i stranger was iill'ilil and lamilar, and pos. of conversition. He sessed great power was Maiming at one eim ol the room, sur rounded by a group of admirers, conversing with ease and freedom, when his eves were suddenly directed earnestly (owaidsthe door through which a party was just entering. - It consisted of an elderly gentleman of a proud though noble hearing, and a fair voung gitl who hung confidingly upon his arm. Sh e was a beautiful creature, and her s-iow white dress concealed a form of pui furl sym metry, while her mild bluo eyes beamed gently from beneath their long black lashes. They advanced to pay their compliments to the lady of the house, and then repiired lo a seat near by. ' Who is th it benitiful girl,' said Stan hope to a young gentleman at his side with whom he had been conversing. ' Yon mean Clira May wood, I presume,' siid his companion, ' she is indeed the mist beautiful girl in the city. But,' continued he, looking archly into tim face of Stanhope, 'you in iv sol your heart at rest, for she is peifeclly insensible tu all tho charms ami powers of nor sex ; and I verily believe she lias set her heart against ns all. Sho is po lite and soci il to all alike, and h is seen fit lo reject several offers of in irriago from our mosl wealthy and respected young men, who have really loved her. Her father is among our most wealthy citizens, and this his only child, is his idol. It is whispered that ibis fair gii! plighted her love long ago to a poor but iioblii youth, whom her fuller took into his family when a boy, and after h iviug treated him with parental kindness, sent him away, having suspected that ho was becom ing attached to his daughter. This is Here conjecture, nnd may probably ho false, for in all probability ihe youth will never re turn. Hut come,' cnittiuned he, I will in troduce you lo the lady; but bo careful, I say, and guaid well your heart after what I have told you.' During this recital by his companion, Stan, hope had shown by his breathless attention, and the fixed gizo of bis dark pemihaling eyes, lho interest lie felt in l,n subject ; and as he took the arm of Ins friend, and proceed ed lo tho side of lho fair girl, his cheek was flushed, and his eyo kindled with pleasure. Miss Maywood, allow nm to inlrodiico to you our distinguished friend, Mr. Stanhope.' Clara raised her eyes, and replied lo his salutation, but when they met his earnest, ar dent gaze, lliey felf benoalh tho power of his .... .. . , ... glance, and she know not why, lho crimson blood rose lo her cheek, and mantled over separated, a correspondence was kept up her fair brow and bosom. Sho could not nr., between them fur several years, and thai, at count for her emotion nt ihus enrouiilering my father's dentil, my mother having pre lim gazu of a stranger, but never bad a look' vionsly died, your kind father sent for me so thrilled to her soul. and took mo U) bis home, wiere I was ever Stanhope sealed himself at her side, nnd treated as a child. 1 was left entirely desti. made a few general remarks; but she per-l tuie ; for my poor mother, having "man iud ceived that his voice was slijhlly tremulous against her father's will, was disowned ; and and shu tlarod not raise horejes to his fare. Tbnl voice, so low, so soft and musical to awakened feelings and remembrances, which time had subdued, hut not obliterated. There was something in that noble counte nance which was directed toward her, nml in lho low tones of the stranger which recal led days long since gone by ; hut light even then shone upon her pathway, and en livened and cheered main nn hour which otuerwiso woum nave noun gloomy nml dark, 15y degrees Ulata was drawn away from herself and nil unpleasant thoughts while she j listened to lho eloquent remarks of her com panion, and eagerly drunk in the sublime sentiments which flowed fiom his lips. He hud travelled over neatly the wholu uorld ; and his descriptions of the various countries he hud visited, with tlio customs and manners of their inhabitants was at onco pleasing and instructive. The evening wnie away, and the elegant stranger the wealthy Mr." Stan hope vvas constantly at the side of the beau- liful Clara. They walked thev danced to- i,l....,l... 1 i. .1.... n i i 'iiu "i on luvn, iiuii sue vvomo . often start as in imagination she met the j gaze of tho handsome stranger, and heard his ' low, sweet voice or felt ihe soft pressure of m'r uatr uticiiiuineil and Healing in the eve- ning breeze, and her whole I'm in humbling "'lb emotion. And there, with I lis arms ex tended, his noble face lighted willi joy, and "is eloquent eyes iieaming willilovo andgial- nude, was the dark eved stranger the iitl to he lo him a son.' ' wealthy and distinguished Stanhope. . I v,ill pass over four vears spent in v isit- ' Clara, dear C .ra, we meet again. Tell j i2 different and distant connliies, in compa mo, , Ami you still my own V uv will, mv uncle. He told me much con- 1 he r,ur girl, overcome with astonishment renting m departed mother, of which I was and joy, could not articulite 'Henry!' and before ignorant. He was from home at n throwing herself on his neck, wept aloud. I university at the lime of his sister's mar- Was il possible, that the neb. the courted and admired Mr. Stanhope was her, pennyless Henry Benlley ! That he had re turned, iiiicontaminuted and unchanged, to cl lim her as his happy, blest bride I She bail- only to raise ber eyes to his fare to lie convinced that it was no illusion, for there was lite high, calm brow, the thick auburn curls and tbo dark, eloquent ejes which could belong to no other. She now wander- ..... .,- .... nee,, .ecogmseu on .no ev -,M .U , u.L-i, urs! meeu. g. ' Clara, miiroinii.d bur hiv-pr. ' ilu Line. a til . B i set! mnmon. rep .ys me for all the toils and of the years ol long separation. , " " i u nun men sun me slum, iliougli more beautiful, and 3 our pure heart all my own, is more than I desei veil, more than f dared lo hope. Yes, Clara, I feel thai you are mine, and my hear! blesses you and through life will bless you.' ' Dear Henry,' sobbed lho weeping giil, 3tiiiling through her tears, ' I am too happy. I cannot believe that yon are returned I cannot persuade myself that I am not under the influence of a pleasing dream. But you will not leave me again,' and she clung con vulsively to his anil, ns if she feared to lose him fm ever. 'Leave thee! never!' and parting tho lodg ringlets from her white brow.Jho impart ed there a lervent kiss. ' Bui why, dear Henry,' continued the lovely girl, ' why luvo you come back with an assumed name and whv did you not come to us immedi.ilely on your arrival.' 1 will explain all to you, dearest ; and here, in this beautiful spot, with lho silvery moon above us, and lho soft whNpcihig breeze around, I will relate briefly what has happened siucu I batle you, on this selfsame spot, an agonizing farewell.' ' Early tho next morning, after bidding adieu lo your father, mi I silently invoking Heaven's choicest blessings nn your head, I (uriied from this dear abode of my child hood, this homo of my happy youth, and di rected my steps toward the nearest seaport ; determining lo set sail by tho first opportu nity for India. You ato awaro, dear Clara, that our parents ware classmates at College, ami intimate mends ; and that afier thev the immense wealth of my grandfather, at receive me as a son ? Will he not consent his death, was possessed by his only son, my I , ,,. (lr . ,.vcn -. l0 5;l lavu mother s brother. 1 set sail for India a learned that the courted Stanhope and des week after bidding you farewell, and after a ,,; R,.n,y nre ,lu ,,.. pleasant and prosperous voyage, reached the , .Oh, Henry 1' replied the lorn! girl, ' I nm destined pnrt. ou can judge of my feel-, sllro mv f(ll(i:r will love you with the love be ings, a stranger in n strange l,,nd, with no , ,rf! y ,vhnn a child. Ho h is has i.lwavs rnend or familiar fare, lo gn el my arrival vL., vo, dear Henry, nnd I know ho has and not kiiovv mi' wlitlher to direct mv stens 1 lor, f,nn ... rr e..,wl!,. . ,. or what courr! lo pursue. ISut God never forsakes those who trust In Him ; and He di- reeled mv steps here, that 1 mi-lit find a friend-a'nioro than father, and onu whom, though I h id never before seen, I soon learn ed to love with all the affection ol a child. ' I accidently learned nt the I mi in which I lodged, that nn old gentleman had at rived 1 there, a few days previous, who was reported to he vastly rich. Ho was lo remain n few weeks at least in the city. He was from the United States, and his name, I found was Stanhope. That name how it thrilled to my soul ! It was my mother's name, nnd one which had ever been dear lo my heart. 1 longed lo behold the stranger, and my wish vvas not long ungralified. Never did nn eyes rest upon n main noble looking ol-! ni in. His long grey locks were parted from bis high and venerable forehead, tint! hung gracefully down upon his shoulders ; while his soft, dark eyes still retained much of tho sprightliness and vigor of youth. There was something in his wholu nppuar.mco irresisti i,,i bly attractive. I soon perceived that he had ' tixi-u Ins eves upon me with a penrlratin" look, and I felt uneasy beneath his seaiching glance. At length he npproaclied me, and remarks which led' to a laminar conversation. He inquired from whence 1 had come, nnd when learning that I was a native of the United Slates, his interest seemed lo in crease, 'Pardon me,' said lie, 'but I have reasons for Ibis apparent inquisitivent'ss. I would learn the name of mv young friend.' 'My name ; sir is Iii-ntly Henry Bently.' ' Bently ! Ilenrv!' exclaimed he 'for Heaven's 'sake tell me the n e of your mother.' 'Her maiden name, Mary -Stanhope,' I replied, scarcely less ufierted than himself. Do you know ought ofher parentage had she a brother ? he demanded, in bieath less haste. 'She was disowned by her father for lov ing nnd marrying a poor but respectable man, and though a child wh'ti my sainted mother died, I well remember often hearing her speak of her dear and only brother lien ry, whose name I bear, and whom shu often said I resembled.' 'F.tioiigh! 'tis he! 'tis himself,' exclaim ed the old man in a transport ! and throwing his arms about my neck, he wept like an in- ! laid upon my bosom. 'I am tint brother!' he said, 'I am vour uncle! Oh! how have I pnned I'urtTiis day, nnd Heaven has nt length heard my cry, and brought to these old arms the son of my angel .sister. You w ill never leave me; piomise that you will not that you will he my son that you will close my aged e-ics in death, and 1 will pray heaven lo bless you.' 'I w as deeply affected, and my tears tang led with his. I was hiniiv I'ar haunter , ib-m I ibnimbi I ml,l m-nr t,- ...i,;i.. - ted from yon, dear Clan. I bail found a friend in this land of strangers and such a . fn(.nd ! I returned mv uncle's embrace and ; promised to devote mv davs lo his seivice. nage, and knew not of the event or its dread ful consequences until sumo months after it, on bis return home. His father told him the circumstances, and then forbade all further mention of the .suhp-el. Thus was he compelled to lament iu seciet the misfur tinin of bis belovi-d sUn.iv ,Liili,ii,t l, !,,, -.Id,. I in ihe le:,u ,1,..,. i ,,.. i,, cn: j ot knowing "w hither she had enne, nr"in wh it part of the ronnlrv she resided. Sev- rral years p issed aw ,y, and no tidings reach- ,, concerning her, when at the death of ' i.:.. c.i i... .1... .. , . , , . . . HIS l.lllltl . lit' lll'.l'llllllll'li 111 see I. 111! HUM lit: ' T nm. mi I b,.oved M uy, if possibl,-, and share will, her abundant wealt inhe.ited. He tr.iv- oiled the country, far and near, but could nu- IV le im that such persons as Mr. and Mis. lienlly liad existed, and that they hid both died, leaving an only son, who had been sent to a fiieud iu a distant p irt of the country. He was thus obliged to givu up the search, praying heaven, that if that sou vvas yet alive, lie might one day behold him. I had been with my undo five years, when, in Italy, an I just as wu were 'about starting for the East Indies, where ho had somo business to arrange previous to our starling for the United States, ho vvas sud denly attacked by a violent disease, which bullied all skill ; and in a few days lie died in my arms. He exacted from mu a promise, in his last hours, to bear Ids name ami that of my mother. Then, beneath Italy's serene skies, I buried him, and the tears which I shed over his grave were but weak expres sions of my sorrow al his loss. I hastened lo the Indies, when having settled affairs, I impatiently set sail for my own dear native land, hearing alike the wealth and name of my I inienled lelalive.' 1 I have but little more to add, dear Cl-i. I started, immediately after landing, for the home of her whom absence had served to mako still dearer to this heart. My first im pulse was to rush into your presence and throw myself at jour feel; hoi a thought struck me, and I determined to try nn expe riment. I Iud never heard f. on. you since my dep irlure, and was ignorant of even your existence ; but I determined on surprising you. I knew mv appearance was greallv changed, and could hardly hope lo bo reeog' nized at first. Tho rest you know. I found you stilt the sume. I was a pleasing w itness ol your embarrassment on first beholding Slauhope, and felt insured that lho da.k stranger recalled to your mind one long since departed, hut whom you slill remembered and loved.' ' And now, dearest, will not your father Come,' sho continued, taking his arm, ' let us seek llim, and invoke his blessing on this happy re-union.' They entered the parlor which was vaca ted, and Clara hastened to find her father. He was sealed near a window in his library, with his head upon his hand, and gazing nut upon the beautiful scenery abroad. Tho irth lay a sleeping child, calm and heanti- ( ft w,f0 S(Jr, jj, 0f the moon fell like the , ,niile of Heaven, irradiating every part oftho I distant lundsrnm-. Tliu old man was iib-i ... - soi bed in thought, nnd perceived not the en-1 trance ol Ins d inghter nil he vvas started from his revery by the touch of her small band on his shoulder, and the sound of her sweet voice in his ear. ' Dear father.' Ho started up, nnd hi! usM illy haughty features wore a soft and bland expression, as they rested upon the an imated fe itures of his only child. He drew her to his bosem, and pressed his lips to her brow. ' Wlnt wnuldst tlton, my Clara ? Surely this smiling face betokens pood. Speakv dear, and tell me what has happened.' ' Dear I ither, I bting vou good news. A dear friend awaits you below, whom you have not seen for main years. He is imptw tient to behold yon, anil I havu come to ask you to descend and bid him welcome ;' and lisi'ig, the impatient girl took her father'? hand and moved towards the door. ' My child,' ant! his voice faltered, 'Clara, to whom would lead me What is the namo of your guest ? Speak.' ' I lead yon, dearest fuller, to one whom you h ive loved fiom childhood ; whose steps you guided in youth, and who loves you with the alfection of n son. Our visitor is nono other than our dear and long absent Henry. Will vou not welcome him to his childhood's homer And Clira threw her arms around the neck ofher only parent, and hid her burn ing face in his bosom. For a moment the old man was silent. A s'tght cloud passed over hiscjr"niisivc brow led it vvas as soon gone, anrt a glad smile played around his lips. Then pressing tlio fair girl in his arms, he said iu a low voice.' Yes, Clara, my cherished, my idolized f I will welcome my Henry to his early home; and thricu welcome is hu lo these arms and this heart. He iven knows I have ever loved htm with a love only less than that 1 hear you ; a id tlio' be Ic still poor and pennylefS he is all the same to me. Conic Clara,' ho continued in a livelier tone, 'wipe away these tears, lh--y aro tears of piy, I am sure, and come, let us h islen to join our dear Henry, fur I long to clasp him lo mv heart.' They entered the pat lor, and as Mr. May wood hastened to meet his young friend, with arms extended, and 'Ilenrv, dear Henry,' bursting from his lip!. He arose, and smi lingly advancing, presented to the gaze of the astonished old man, the manly form n ml handsome face of the very rich and admired Mr. Stanhope. ' I vcuse me, my d-ar sir,' said he, cordi ally grasping the h ilf withdrawn hand, ' you will pardon this deception, and believe tne no other than vour own dear Henry.' Mr. M lywoot! was confounded, and for ;t moment lost the power of speech. At last he exclaimed, ' Yes, it is lit; ! It is Henry, my own dear Henry. Am! oil !' he contin ued, as he extend d his aims to embrace bun. ' Can you, will vou forjivn my cruelty 1 I have ever loved yen, even when I tinned ott from mv doois. Cm ou forgive me V ' Forgive!' replied ihe noble youth, as he fell upon the neck of his benefactor. ' D.i I not owe every thing I possess to you I It is enough that you love mi.- still, and that f return and find you and mv dear Clara still' alive. Clara had stood during this interesting scene, with her h mils clasped and flowing' eves raised, while she llnnl;ed the great ' Father above for the bliss which now filled- her v ig heart almost to oveillowing. . . ... .Vlr Sinn i,t,iit r,.l,,t,,l .., .r I'll, I I U II UUi ii; lllli ll-Klll ti in j possible the principal events which I pired since he left the the cilv. A iad trails- Hired since lie ell I he I be cilv. A Her coll-' eluding the recital, be continued : ' And now, mv clear sir, will vou complete my happiness and that of your il inghter, by sanctioning tho lovo we have cherished from' childhood, and which absence has only serv ed to slienglhen ? Will you make me hap py bv liesiow ing upon mu the baud of vour only child V The old man, who had sat during this brief recital will, bis face buried in his hands, nt ibis last appeal from lho manly anil noblo' youth, raised his eves, and drawing Clara to" his bosom, bowed his grey head upon her shoulder and wept. Then taking tbo fair baud of his daughter and pi .ring it within" that of Henry, who knelt by his side, be pres sed I lii-m both in his, and scarce audibly breathed, ' Take her, my son, lake ibis prize my only one nnd may Heaven bless you' both.' Hero his emotions were too strong; for control, and gently placing his lovely burden in the arms of the happy lover, he noiselessly glided from lho room. Onu mild and soft evening in June, just six years from the time the youtliftil hirers separated, a happy parly went assembled in (he mansion of iSlr. Maywood. Them war soiil-sliriing music, nnd the smiling, happy' fares of many a fair onn graced the assem bly ; but nono were half as happy, half so fair and heauliful as the young and graceful bride. She was d id in a robe of pure while, and an opening rose bud oflhe sumo spot--less white nestled among her soft brown curls while the blissful esinession of her' averted eyes was only half concealed by the long, curved lashes which fringed litem.. The choicest blessings of Heaven were' invoked by lho venerable, while-haired man of God, upon lho tmiim nf lho hijipy cou ple ; a nil, as the noble Sliinliope pressed' the fairy form of his own loved Clara lo his throbbing heart, ho felt that there war in store for him a life of bliss of puroand lasting joy.

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