Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, January 7, 1848, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated January 7, 1848 Page 1
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Ste -',,$ --"S4- Jt.Vw, ----- -- - r- -r- - . ' ftsViT vj V i i i " ' ' vol. xxi. Whole No. ion. mntMXUTorv, Friday mokiiv jawija t, 4 New Scrim', Tol. 3 loY 8?' .ft- Burlington Frfee Press, Published at llurllngton, Vt., Of D. AV. C. CIAItKE, Editor and rroprittor, Terrnit To Village subscribers who receive the paper by the carrier 810 If paid In advance 2,00 Mall subscribers and .those who take it at the Office, 8.00 It paid in advance, liW Advertisements Inserted on the. customary tcmrs. A Child's Kvclilug l'inycr. Ere on my bed my limbs 1 lay, God cram me grace my prayers to say p Oh (tod ! preserve my mother dear, In strength and health lor many a year J And O ! preserve my father too, 'And may I pay him reverence due; And may 1 my best thoughts employ To be my parents' hope unci joy. And oh 1 preserve my brothers both From evil doing and from slotli, And mny we always love each other, Pur fwnds.-onr father and our mother: And still, O Loid, tome impart An innocent and grateful heart, That after my last sleep 1 may Awake to thine eternal day ! Amen. Coixnnwr. True I'ntilotlsm. Wo arc permitted to make llio following ox tract from a discourse delivered on Thanksgiv ing Day, to his own pastoral charge, by Bev. Asa I). Smith, of the Urainard church in this city: A. 1'. Kcangdhl. True patriotism sets itself against all national , wrong, it does this nrst, iiecuiise uon iius lor- uiUtlen wrong doing, as we i in iMiions an in in- iiiviuiiait , uuu ut-i-iiiiri.-, ai-.i, in iiiuu- l,w,"e. no nation can prosper. ot only does untight-1 cousnc.-s tend in lUoll to harm, tmt tioil hand , is ai'-unst H. s tnc reiriiiuiinns 01 nnowier , world are individu il solely, and as (lod is iiCiod of righleoiisness, theio is'lor nations u retribu tion in the present life. This the divine woid dedal us. ' At what instant 1 shall speak con corning a nation or Kingdom to build, and to plant it; if it do evil in my sight, that it obey hot my V"ice, then I will repent of the good where with I aid I would benefit them." " The na tion or Kingdom that will not htvo thee, shall pi rt li : yi-.i, iiioi nations sh.ill be utterly wait ed." 'I'll this all history bears witness. "Where are those ancinl Kingdoms that warred against the people of (Jud ? Rich and powerful as they unco were, they h.ivo been " swept with tho be Mini of de-tniclinn.'' Ppon nations still in ba ing, what fearful retribution Iris fallen ! How were tiio mi-erics of Poland, for PMiinple, aveng ed upo.i Hn-si.i in the ll.imes of her own .Mos cow. In the icign of Terror, ju-t recom pense came on franco for her national Atheism, r.uglaml, that mighty and warlike nation we MV it not tauntingly, hut with deep concern England, on w lioiu the guilt of much oppres lon resls, anil who-o Mvord oflen drank the blood ol thousands, has not something of rctii , . - ' ; , ,i bution fallen upon her, in the recent horrors of J f i . . . . , ., ; I.inniie anil pei-tiience, and ill the evils now so , appalling ol widipreitd emburass- inont? And has lint the patriot occasion t 1 tremble loronr own countrv? e are a young liauoti, uiit vve nave nlieaiiy a learlul account Commander of National CuarcN, which "cost live to render. I lie cry ot millions ol our lellovv- hundre.1 pounds;' alas, and Mho Syrens of the men, many ol them prolei-i-d servants of ounopcr.i;' nnd all Iho ginger that is hot in the nn in. .11 Si i v I. il fill ln.l.l i ii I ..ii i.l.i . i. I... no .1..- 1 .i i . to . . . . . . 1 tors into tho ears of a just and avenging (Jod. 1 Wrongs heaped upon the led man landmarks removed, and covenants broken testify ngain-t us. And vve aro now engaged in an aggressive war one of the mn-t nccdles and iinju-tili.i-hlo in the history of the world agaiu-t a feeble and distracted neighboring nation. We have crimsoned many a bittle field with tho blood of her son', ami have filled her land with the la mentations of widows nnd .orphans. Wo have battered her forlresspa and her cities, even women and children fallen amid the ruins ; and our victorious army now level-in her capital. True, we have offered her peace ; but it is such peace as Aiiab offered to Nabolh such peace, I had almo-t said, as tho vulture offers to the lamb. Will not Cod ny, as nfold, " shall 1 riot visit for the-o things ; and shall noi my soul be avenged on a union like this 2" But I seem lo hear the cry I was going to say, from some bar-room polilician, but it has iconic fiom higer sources (Jur country, right or wrong I" This is no new maxim ; it is as ancient as it is diabolical. It was sub-tantially tho maxim of Satan and hi?-.hoMs, when, van- ui-lied in heaven, they made war upon nun Very upily has Milloii set this forth: i "Should I, at j oar hniiiilr.-s innocence, . Melt us 1 do, yel 1'iiblic rcnxoii ju-t, j Honor and empire with revenue enlarged I Jlv conijiieriuii llii- new vvoild, compel me now ' To do w hat eki', though damned, Ishould nbhur." So many a supporter ol the Mexican war, though inclined to " melt " at the harmless in nocence" sacrificed, is jet urged on by "public ....... ... U.J......U .. . ..- reason.' lie regrets the horrors of the conflict; but our country vniL'es it. and "our roiinlrv. right or wrong. On much tho same principle acted Pharaoh, when he set hnn-ell to oppress tlio children of Israel. lleasouol htute ipovcd him, regard for the country's good. " Como mi, mii j in-, wi-cij wiui loeoii todie. Crowds ol all parlies and kind s J ol all le-t they multiply, and It como to pas, when raks from the King to tho meanest man ! The there l.illctli out In war, they om also unto our King sends publicly twice a-d.iv to inquire; pri enemiesund light against us. And when, as vatoy )edes ; from the world'at largo there is Cod bade him lei them go, and enforced the no ollj nr inquiring ' A written bulletin is command by repeated judgments, ho still hard- handed nut every three hours,' is copied and cir vned his heart, his iimun still was, " our cotin- cnUtcd; in the end, it is printed. Tho People try, right or wrong. ' Such was tho m-ixim of spontaneously keep silence; no carriage shall tho " llitlites, Ih'jAuiorites, tlio Canaaniles, the J ehter i(, ,t3 poiso: thero is crowding press Penziles, the Hivites, and the Jcbusites," as nl0. Uut the Sister of Mirabeau is rovereiilly tllOV gathered themselves together "to fight with ,-n, o,ri,i-r.d. nnd bus fren wnv madn for her. Joshua and With Israel." Not to cite other ill- btanees, it was Iho manifest principle of tho,M.clnJ ns ( a ,,reat calamity were nigh: us if cuici ine, nun i n.ui-ees, us mev b"- lifeof theiinmicul.ito b.ivi.or. "Ifvvo let him alone, nil men will believe on him ; and the l.o- mans shall come nnd lake away both our place and our nition." Our country, right or wrong! Surely infernal ingenuity mid wickedness could scarce devise a more abominable principle than this, True, our country is dear to us, biitfhal not righteousness and (iod Ijo dearer 1 Would vou say of your nearest friend, do what ho will, ii.i,,,l-i imiui nii.s, i inn Luiiiiu.iHnii .....j,.... nun i my orouicr, my son, my i.iuiei, i.goi .11 wrong? How, then, can jou s.iy of your our.- iry, uo vvuai sou may, now However at vananco with have inv sunnort ? Is countrv ma win in uie inijoriiy paramount io mo ueca- loguo i iiro iruiii aim rigiiieousne.s.s uie mere criMiures oi ...e uaiioi-uu., oi inu nan ui icgia- lation, ur the cabinet council ? It may ho said hero, urn I not a citizen, nnd as such bound to ohoy the laws? Most certain - lv. unless thev conflict with Cod's law, iu which case that must rule. Cod, my hearers, is thu Covernor of tho universe, Ihe King nfkings. But in respect to tho present unhappy war, ns in many otner insiancos in wuuiiji tvnmg, o,nnn : i cs, siippnn mat ncaii ; vvouiu i coum aro not put upon tlio necessity of resitting the bequeath it thee!" For tho man dies as ho has laws. No man is obliged In enlist as a soldier and ccn a isililiu-irian dnil'ted thanks to our excellent constitution could bo marched with- out his own consent, no farther than to tho Iron - tiers; he could bo employed only for purposes of defense. We have, indeed, duties to payt and taxes may bo levied. But for tho appropriation uuiucu, m iiiiiiicuiuiu icnpuusiuiiiiy is nui wiui us uur agency is cmeiiy ni wo uanoi box, with the tongue, and with the nrcss. At tho ballot-box, wo are solemnly bound to act, so far as wo can, against every species of national wickedness. Tho free utterance of opinion, too, is our peculiar birthright and our special duty. Ours Is a government ot opinion. Against a prevalent popular sentiment, no unrighteous measure can , long stand, bvcry man or us, then1, can mako himself felt at the, Capitol ', and' every man of us lias hence a solemn responsibil ity.. I thank God, to-day, for this privilege of. A mcrican citizenship scarro any is dearer to a patriot's heart. Under Nero's sceptre, Christ ians might not lift tip their voices against gov ernmental wrongs ',' they had in regard to them little responsibility, nnd their remonstrances would have worked only evil. But her' every man is part of tho government. Here every ut terance of truth and righteousness, though it bo by the humblest citizen, tcmls to purify that pub lic sentiment of which Governmental acls aro but tho echo. Nowhere cl-o, under the sun, does the tnio patriot feel himself under finch j strong obligation for nowhere else has he tho same ability to discountenance in national movement whatever ho judges to be wrong. And In doing thi, he is well assured, ho is his country's best fiioud. From Carlyle's French Revolution. Pen Ih of ."lliinbenu. Bit Mirabeau could not live another year, any more than lie could live another thousand years. .Men's years are numbered, and the talc nf Mi rrtlii-n llTs wns nniv rntnnlMn tmnnWn ill rr unimportant; to be mentioned in World-History fnr ,omc renturics, or not to he mentioned there i,Cyon, a ,i.iy or two, it matters not to percmp. tory r ale. jfe (,B From amid the press of ruddy buy j 'alo Mos-cngor beckons silently": , wide-spreading interefK prnjerts, t-alvation of , lVcnch Alonarchiey. what thinrr sonvor man has 1 on h-iiul, he inii-t suddenly quit it all, and go. I Wert thou saving i tench .Monarchies ; well . rune toui, listen eager, as men will to any Ber thou blacking shoes on the Pont Ncuf! The i inon, or Scrmo, w hen it is a spoken Word mean most inipoitant of men cannot stay, did tho'ing a Thing, and not a Babblement meaning World's History depend on an hour, that hour j Nothing. In tho Hestauraleiir's of tho Palais is not to be given. Whereby, indeed, it comes Koyal, the waiter remarks, ' Fine weather, that these same wnultl-hair-'lirrns ale mostly a j Monsieur:" " Yo, my friend," answers the vanity; and llio World's History could never in j ancient Man of Letters, " cry line ; but Mira the least ho what it would, or might, or should, beau is dead." Hoarse rhythmic threnodies by any manner of potentiality, but simply and come aUo from the throats of ballad-singers; altogether what it is. are sold on grey-while paper at a tun each. The fierce wear and tenrofsuch an existence ! Hut of Portraits, engr.ned. painted, hewn, mid Iris wated out the giant oaken strength of Mi-1 written ; of Kulogies, Hemiiiiscences, liiogra rabeaii. A fret and fever that Keeps heart and I phie, nay, Viiintciilles, Dramas and Melodra brain on tire: excess of effort, of excileuient; mas, in all Provinces of France, there will, excess of all Kinds: labor incessant, nlmon bo- through these coining months, bo the duo iiu yond cicdibility ! ' If 1 had not lived with him,' measurable crop; thicl; as tho leaves of Spring, says Dumoiit, ' 1 should never have Known what Nor, that a tincture of builcsque might bo in ft, a man can make of one day ; what tilings may is (iobel's Ilpiscopal Mumlemcnt wanting ; goose ho placed within tho inteival of twelve hour.s. '(Jnbel, who has just been made Constitutional A day for this man was more than a week or a DMinp of Palis. A Mandement wherein (Ui iru month is for others : the mass of things lie gui- j alternates very strangely with A'omine Domini; ded on together was prodigious ; from the schem-1 and j cm are, w it Ii a grave countenance, invited ill!: to the executing not a moment lost.' " Mon-1 to 'rejoice at nosses-ing in the midst ol" vou a sicur io v.inue, sum nis ,-ecreiar u what joii rcriiire is impossible". sicur lo Conite," said Ins Secretary to him once, , ..iui j.t.i i.ijiiiii, i. iiiii.iiun. .Ill - bie ; n.Wcred he. starlinf from his chair, ., yp )ne tliln :,; celicic ,,, XCVcr name1 1 mo that blockhead nf a wmd." And then the fncM rc.BlMs. t,0 ,jnncr Wl,t-Ii ho gives us , m,ui, t novvii wiiai n course is mis man nurieii : mouth; ilovvu vvltal n course 1 tills man liurlcu Cannot Mirabeau ii stop; cannot ho try, and i-avo No I There is a Nessiis' Shirt hiumdf ulivo ? on this Hercules ; he mn-t storm anil burn there without rct, till ho be. consumed. Human strength, never so Herculean, has its measure. Herald shadows flit pile across the lire-br.iin of .Mirabeau; heralds of Ihe pilerepo-c. While he tosses and storms, straining every nerve, in that -ei of ambition and confusion, tliTo comes, sombre and still, a monition that for him the issue of il will bo swift death. In January last, you might see him as Presi dent of the As-einbiy ; ' his neck wrapt in linen cloths, at tho evening session :' there was sick licit of the blood, alternate darkening and II fil ing in tho eyesight ; he had to apply leeches, after the morning labor, and presidi Inndaged. 'At paiting ho embracul me," says Duiuonl. ' vvilh an emotion I had never seen'iu him ; ' I am dying, my friend; dyingas by slow lire; vve shall perhaps not meet aj.iin. When 1 am gone, they will Know whit the value of nu was. The mi-eiies I have held hack will bur-t from all side-, on Franco.'" SicKness gives loiuh-r wanting; but cannot bo listened lo. On thej 27th day of March, proceeding towards the As. sembly, ho had to seek re-t and help in Friend do 1mnrck's by the road ; mid lay there, lor an hour, h ill'-fuinted, strelilied on a sof i. To the Assembly nevertheless he went, as if in spile of I)jtiny il'olf ; spoke, loud and eager, livu sev eral times; then quitted them lor ever, lie steps out, utterly exh tusled, into tho Tuilcries (J.udens; many people press round him, as us ual, with applications, memorials; ho says lo III) Friend who was with him, "Take mo out nf this!" And so, on the last day of March, 1701, end- !mxi(jus multitudes beset tho Hue de la Chau.-seo d'Autin ; incessantly inuuiring; with- 1 doors there, in that House numbered in our 1 ii.., .10 i., m-ni-i-nn rin.l .il.iiil li-i Tulli,!! i!m,-n 'l'h,ri,.n,!i, st,,n,l inntn. he:iit.strlel;en ; to nil it I t,u last man ot I ranee, who could have swayed tie0 coming troubles, lay there at hand-grips f -vv tho unearthly Power. q'1(. ilenco of a whole People, tho wakeful j t0 0f Cahanis, Friend and Physician, skills j nnt . Saturday, tho second day of April, Mi- , nbnuu feels that the last of the Days has lisen ; for him ; that on this day, he his to depart nnd ,u no more. His death is Titanic, as his life MS JCoii. Lit up, for the last lime, in tho gl:iro Uj t'oiu 1 1 1 g o i ssoi ii i ion , uiu iiiiiiu ui u.u atl glowing and burning ; utters it-ell 111 say- j lugs, such as men long remember. Ho longs to( ou s.iy ol your cum- l)al EUC, ns men long remember. Ho longs to( few must shriek condemnatory oyer this Mini lovvever uurighleous,) iuUi yet acquiesces in deatli, argues not vvilh the beau ; the .Morality by which hecould be judged Cod's liw, it shall inexorable. His speech is wild and wondrous : has not yet got uttered in tho speech of men. intry your Cod ? Is unearthly Phintasuu dancing now their torch- Wo will bay this of him, again : That ho is a ... ...n.. ..(.. ll.n llnlin. I , t .1 1 ! I I , .. 1 It - . I!... .... I tV I .. . ,.incit round his boul; the ooul llsell looking 0t) lire-radiant, motionless, girl together lor n,at great hour! Al limes comes a ucain 01 jjyht r0m him on the world ho is quilling. " I j crry ; ,y 1Cart tlio death-dirge of tho French 1 Monarchy; the dead remains of It will now bo U, noil of the l.ictions." Or ugain. when he , jlcalJ ,0 cannon lire, what is characteristic too: " II.ivo wo (ho Achilles' Funeral already?" So likewise, whilo somo friend is supporting ; lived : fcclf-coiiscious. conscious of a world look- jug on, ne gazes forth on the )oung Spring, which for him will never lm Summer. The Sun , has risen ho says : " Si ce n'esi pas la Di'eu, c'es du tnoins son cousin germain. Death has Mastered tlio outworks ; power ,of speech Is pone : tho citadel of tho heart still holding out : me moriDitna giant, passionately) rjy sign, uc mauds paper and pen. writes his passionate dor mand for opium, to end these agonies. Tho sorrowful Doctor shakes his' head I Dormir'Tp sleep,' writes the other, r, passionately pointing at die Heathen 'arid Titan , 1 ismayed, down to his rest, i itl So dies a. eigant stumbling blindlv. undismayed At nan past eight in the morning, uoctor i-ciu, standing at the foot of the bed, says, "11 ie touffre plus." His suffering and his working are now ended. Even so, ye silent Patriot multitudes, all ye men of France : this man .Is rapt away from from you. He .has fallen .suddenly, without bending till ho broke J as a tower falls, smitten by sudden lightning. His word ye shall hear no more, his guidance follow no more. Tho mul titude depart, hearlstruck ; spread the sad tid ings. How touching is tho loyalty of men to their Sovereign Man ! All theatres, public amusements close ; no joyful meeting can be held in these nights, joy is not for them : the Puoplp break in upon private dancing-parties, nnd sullenly command that they cease. Of such danciny - partics apparently but two came to Hunt: auu n.eso also navo cone out. inc gloom is universal : never in this City wai such sorrow for one deatli ; never sincn that old night when Louis XII. departed, "and the Cricurstlcs Corps went sounding their bells, and crying along the streets: Lc bon roi Louis, pcrc Jit peuvlc, csl mort, The good King Louis, Father of tho People, is dead ! " King Mirabeau is now the lost King ; and one may say, with litllo ex aggeration, all the People mourn for him. For three davs there is low. u lilo mmin weeping in the .National Assomblv itself. Tho , streets arc all mournful ; orators mounted on the I biirues, with largo silent audiences, preaching j tho funeral sermon of the dead. Let no coach" I man whin fast, distractlvelv with his rollinf ! wheels, or almost at all, through thee groups I i His traces may be cut ; hiuisell'and his fare, as incurable Aristocrat hurled sulkily inlo the kenne U. Tho bourne-stone orators sneak as it ' is given them ; the Sanscnlottic People, with its i body of Prelates created bv Mirabeau, zealous f.illfUVnrj nf hid ,1iMi-;..., r.Wl.r..! ....:.. C ."- " " " ... ' "WW. Il.l, Ilium Ijl IJIIIKMMI II) I i iui" uillini tut. it, his vil lues.' So sneaks, and e.ichles manlfnlil Cuntain or Subaltern demanded admittance on the Sorrow of France ; wailing articulately, in-1 arlicuhilelv, as it can, that a Soverei-Mi Man is snatched 'away. In Iho National As-emblv. when difficult questions uro astir, all pyes will 'turn mechanically to the place where Mirabeau sat,' and Mirabeiu is ab-enl now. . .. ..... . - . . . . On the third evening of the lamentation, the fourth of April, there is solemn Public Funeral ; such as deceased mortal seldom had. Proces- -ion of a league in length ; of mourners reck-1 oned loosely at a hundred thousand. All roofs are thronged with onlookers, all windows, lamn - irons, branches of trees. 'Sadness is naiolei! on every countenance; many persons weep.'! There is douhlu hedge of National Guards ;i there is National Assembly h, ;l ,()1y . J,,c0,j, ' Society, and Societies; King', Ministers, Mil-1 nicipals, and all Notabilities, Patriot and Aris tocrat. Bouille is noticeable there, ' with his j baton;' say, hat drawn over his brow, hidin" many thoughts! Slow-w ending, in leligious 1 -ilenco, Ihe Procession of a league iu length, under the level siin.ruys, for it is five o'clock, moves and marches: with its sable plumes; it--elf in a religious silenco; but, by fits with the iiiullled roll of drums, by (its with some loii"-1 drawn wail uf music, and strange new clangour of trombones, and metallic dirge-voiro ; amid the infinite hum ol men. In tho Church of Siint-F.ii-tacho, there is funeral oration by Cc rulti ; and discharge of fire-arms, which brings down pieces of the plaster. Thence, forward again to the Chinch of S.iinle-lienevieve which has been con-ecrated, by supreme decree. tin ,iiu i-iui vi mi- Hint., ioiu u i-aoioeon uir in, Croat Men of the Fatherland, ,lH.r (Irand tlnmme In I'ulrie rcamnmisanlc. Hardly at midnight is the business done ; nud .Mirabeau I, I ' 5 inaviconverlswasaiauy, novum oi a sea-cap,..,.,. lathcrland s Pantheon. After a while, her husband, a ' tough customer, Ten int, alas, who inhabits but at will, and ri..vl Tr.,,,, n whalim ovam. and found his shall bo cast out. For, in tlio-e d ivs of convul sion and disjection, not even the" dust of the iie.iu is poiiuiueu io resi. vnnairo s nones are, by and by, to be carried from their stolen grave iu tlio Abbey of Scollieries, to an eager .vening grave, in Pari", his birth-city : all inoitals pro cessioning and perorating there; cars drawn by eight vviuie norscs, gouustors in classical cos tume, with fillets and wheat-ears enough; though tho weather ol the wettest. Fvangelist Jean Jaques, loo, as is most proper, must be dug up from Frinenonville, and'processionid, with pomp, with sensibility, to the Pantheon of tho Fatherland. 1 Io and others : while again .Mira beau, wo say, is cast forth from it, happily inca blo of being replaced ; mid rests now, irrecog nisablc, rehuried hastily nt dead of night, ' in the central part nf tho Churchyard S.iinte-Catlierine, itl llm Siilinrl. SI .i,.l.,-" ... I ,.. I... .1: ... .1..1 ... ...w ...Uuu r.uiii-.uui,,ui) IU UU UIOIUIULU niriiicr, So blares out, farseen, a Man's Life, and ba- .comes ashes and a caput uortuum in this World-l'yre, which wo namo French Itevolu'. tinn : not tho first that consumed it-elf thero ; 1 nor, by thousands and miny millions the I ist ' I A man who 'had swallowed all formulas'' who' in these strange times nnd circumstances, felt called to live Tit.inically, and also to die so As he, for his part, had swallowed all fnrmiiUsj ' what Formula is there, never so louinrntinii.h-f.' that will express truly the j)is and tlio wiiniMof isinim, give us uio accuruto net-result ol him? There is hitherto none such. Moralities not a few must shriek condemnatory oyer this Mini- Keality, and no Simulacrum; a livim' son of jvuturo our general .Mother; not a hollow Arti fice, and mechanism of Conventionalities, son of nothing, brother to nothing. In which little word, let the earnest man, walking sorrow ful in a world mostly of ' Stuffed Clothes-suits,' that chatter and erln meaningless on him. flllitn 'ghastly to the earnest soul, think 'signifi. canco thero is I Of men who, in such sense, aro nlive, and see vvnii eyes, tno number is now not "rent : it may bo well, if in this hugo Fiench loi"olntion itself with its ull-deyelonini furv. wn I'm. I sf...... i'i,r .Mortals driven rnhid wo find; sputtering Ihe fe jdet Iogfc i baring their breast io the" batllet .miltheir neck to the gullloilhor of wWm it Ib m .jminfnKto say that the too-iretlll, In good part, manufactured FonnWIes; not Pacts but IlearsaysU.j ,i , Honor to the strong -man, ft these afees, who has shaken himself Ionia of trne, and tfiomc thing For In the. way of boing'feorWthe first at all, risks and at all costs .'till Cant cease, rio-' thlng.eljp can' begTnV Of human Criminals, In these celturles, write! the Msrallst, I-firid but . T. i . """iWinaione eevr iei,i;atTease, ono unforgivable i the Quack, God,' as divlne'Dahte sings,,1 iui f.Hatefnl to and to tho Ene- it 'A Dlo tphcente td a' ni(cl'tif." But whoever will, with sympathy, which Is tho first essential towards Insight, look at this questionable. rabeau, may find that there lay verily in nimjpHne basis of all, a Sincerity, a crcat fraaJSarl Mncss ; nayj call It Honesty, for the rnHil before all thingV sec, with that clear Hashing vision, into what was. into what existed as fact; and did, with liUwild heart, fol low tint and no other. Whereby on what ways soever ho travels and struggles, often enough falling, ho is still a brother nan. Ilato him not: thou canst not hato him I -pinning tlirouch such soil nnd tarnish, nnd no.vfvictorious efful gent, and oftcnest struggling Tilip'cd, .the light of geniu3 itself is in tho man;jV!iicli.was never yet base and hateful ; but .it vorst wfis lament able, lovcablo with pity. They say tint ho was ambitious, that ho wanted to be Minister. It is most true. And was ho not simply the one man in Tranco who could have done any good as Minister? Not vanity alone, not pride alone ; far from tint! Wild burstings of affection were in this great heart; of tierce lightning, and soft dew of pity. Ko sunk, bemired In wretchedest defacements, it may bo said of him, like tho Mamlalcn of old, that ho loved much : his rath- cr, tho harshest of old crabbed men, he loved with warmth, with veneration, He it that his falls and follies are manifold, as himself often lamented even with tears. Alas, Is not the Life of every such man already a poetic Tragedy; made up ' nf Fate and of one's own JJesorvings,'oi Nclurhsil untl cwem rcnuit; full of tho elements of Pity anl Fen ear 1 J Ins brother man, if not Fpic lor u, is 'J Tragic: if not great, is large ; large in Ins miahlics, world- large in his destinies. Whom other men, recog nising him as such, m-iy, throigh long times, remember, and draw nigh lo e.aminc and con sider: these, in their seveial diilects, will say of him and sing of him, till tli! right thing be said ; and so the Formula that cm judge Mm bo no longer an undiscovered one. Here then the wild (labriel I I'inoro drops from the tis'uo of our History ; not without a tragic farewell. Ho is gone: llio lloiver of the wild 1'iquetti or Arrighetti Kindred; vhich seems as if in him, with onola-t effort, it liad done its best, and then expired, or sunk down lo the undi-lili-giii-hed level. Crabbed old Marquis Mirabeau, tho Fiiend of Man, sleeps soi.nd. The Iliilli Mirabeau, worthy Uncle, will soon die forlorn, alone. Harrcl-Miiabeau, already gone across tho Khine, his liegiment of Immigrants will drive nigh desperate. ' Btrrcl-.Miiabe.iu,' tajs a bi g rapher of his, ' went indignantly across tho Ithine, and drilled Immigrant liegimcnts. Bui as he sat one morning in his tent, sour of stom ach doubtless and of heart, meditating in Tarta- l-r.Mll Immor nn lli.i llirti fr...l- T.l-t..!t, husincs". Such Captain is refused; ho ugain , demands, with refusal ; and then again, till Col. , Vicount Barrel-Mir.ibe ni, blazing up into a mere burning brandy-barrel, clutches his sword, ' and tumbles out on this canaille of an intruder, i nhs.on Ibis cmmlh of an iTTtruilers sword's- , , I I t. ,r. I . point, who had drawn with svvft dexterity : and dies, and the Newspapers nam', it apoplexy and alarmiii'' accident.' So die tin Mirabeaus. New Mirabeaus one hears not of : the wild kindred, as wo said, is gone out with this iu 1 grealc-t. As families and Kindreds sometimes on ; piooiu iug, uiiur 1011 uus iu iiuiujieo 1101.1 liility, some living quintessence of all tho quail ties tbuy had, to lliine forth as a man world noted; after whom they rest as i( e.han-ted ; the sceptre pis-ing to others. The cho.-cn Last of ihe Mini he aus is gone; the chosen man of Franco is gone. It was he who shook old France Iroin lis b.i'is; and, as if with his single hand, his held it toppling there, still unfallen, What things depended on that one man ! He i.s as a ship suddenly shivered on sunk rocks: much swims on the waste waters, far from help. Ur.uoiofs Kecn.sThiciTV. We give the fol lowing, which we derive from an e-teemed ir ei u, as iiiusirauvo oi me ecceiui iciin-s nimu vvrerfmn msiil. IV, movements nrofesscdlv 'religious,' but which, owing on ' real above knowledge,' more frequently exert a most per - t nicious influence, sometimes even upon other - ,wise thoughtful minds : ' Our friend the Hev. Mr. U IOIU 1110 lO-ll.iy mu iiuuming UU11. - dotes of 'Llder Knapp,' the ' Kovivalist,' as ho I- ..,.lt,l II,. Im.l lii.eii iti New-Loiidoii. fCon- nccticut,) carrying on a ' levival.' Among his i wife had become a very pious woman, lie was so deeply impressed with the beneficial change in her, that ho thought tho best thing he could do would bo to 'got leligion' him-ell. 'When I got home,' said lie, ' and found the old woman so much better for it, I thought I .1 sco if it would n't help we some, too, so I went all 'round among tho ministers, trying to have 'cm do me some good ; but they did n't help mo any , more than it would to turn a colt into a penny- royul pasture not a bit. So I thought I 'd go down to Boston and see the Fldcr When I got down thero I found him, and says I to him, , 'F.UIer,' says I, 'I've como down to have you , ui me thrmii;hl ! The ministers up 'round New-London do n't seem to do mo any good, and so I thought I 'd como down and see il you 1 could n't put me through.' 'ifielllder talked . with mo considerable, and uskid mo a great I many things. I told him a-1-1 about il. Finally' ho took oil' his coat, kneeled down, in half an ' hour ho put mo through ! Sinco then' I 'vo felt to rejoice,' At another lime, wishing to ! show the unhappy effects of doing what mm i knew to ho wrong, ho said: 'Bretlicrcn, it 's ' no Kind n' use to resist the .Spirit. If you know what is right, do it! Why was it that Jonah was swallowed up in the vv bale's belly ? Why, because ho went ofi'toTarshish, instead of going to Nineveh, as he was instructed ; Ihut 's the rea son ! And after he was spewed up, what u" ye think his Conscience to him ? It said : " Jonah, do yon en? for Nineveh !' Knicker bocker. A noon one. Tho Springfield Cnzelto tells j a good story about a clergyman, who lost his horse nn Saturday evening. After hunting in company with a hoy until midnight, ho give up 1 iu despair. The next day, tomowhat dejected ' at his loss, ho went into tho pulpit, and took fori his text tho following pas-ago from Job : I t "Oh tint I knew vvheie 1 might find him t" The boy, who had just como in, supposing me u sun mu uurueu oi tuouglil, cneu out " 1 Know whero Smith's barn." ho is ! He's in Deacon Anecixite The following is told of the Ilev. Jonathan Parsons, who was settled as pastor oventht first Preibyterlan Cbureh; In1 Hiwfcwy, 170S..4Tradltlon iui. he aiuit iIiom cM. Ingly passlpnato, but that, whcB j.tbe, fiWUnv puiso was over, no man conld be more emtent. An anecdote like this has foen MhttedrnfHim. On one occashm, jll was. presented to him for pomuin, which', bi ursi siruci mm as exiwrui: tant. and he verv flnirrllv and iwrmnlnrllv re fused. No sooner, howave'r, had" the claimant reiumea to nis place ot business; than Mr. 1'ar sons entered, and the following -dialogue cn sueu i "Have you seen, Mr, Parsons this morning ? Yes, certainly ; I saw you at your house and presented your bill, ft wasn't Mr. Parsons ; it Was the devil. I'll settle the bill." it Is presumed that bv thus chanrinf? his ex cited feelings to Satanic agency, Mr. Parsons am not intend to excuse, but rather humble him himself. The illuslo Grinders. nr OLivr.a w. holmes. There are three ways in which men take? One's money from his purse, And very hard it is to tell Wlutli of the three is worse ; But oil of IliCin ure bttil cnongli To moke a body curse. You're riding out some pleasant day, And counting up your gains ; A fcilnvv jumps from out n bush And takes your horse's reins, Another bints some words about A bullet in our biains. It's hard to meet such pressing friends In such a lonely spot It's very hard lo lost? jour cosh, But harder to be shot : And so you take your wallet out, Though you would rather not. Perhaps you're going out to dine, Some filthy creatine begs, You'll hear about the cannon-ball Tint carried oil his pegs, And snys it is a dieudlul 1I11113 For men to lose their lets. He tells you of bis starving wife, Ilis children to be fed, Toor, little, lovely innocents, All clamorous lor bread, And so vou kindly help to put A bachelor to bed. You're sitting on your window eat Ileiu-nth a cloudless moon ; Your henr 0 sound, that seems lo wear The semblance ol a tuni, As if a bioken lite should strive To drown a cracked bassoon. And nearer, nenrer slill, the tide Ol music seems to come, There's suuii'tlunc; like a human voice, r And something like a (hum ; You sit in speethli'sa agony, Until j our ear is numb. Poor ' Home, sweet home should &cm to be A very dismal place ; Your' Auld ncquilltncc,, oil at once Is nlter'd in the face ; Their distords sling through Uur.xs nnd MoonK, l.ikc hedgehogs dres&'d in iace. You think ihey are crusaders, sent From some interna! chine, To plutk Ihe ejes ol situtinieut, And dock the tail ol Rhyme, Toeroek ihe voice 01 Melody, And bleak the legs ol '1 line. But, hark I the oir ngain is still, The music: nil is ground, And silence, like a poultice, comes To henl the bluvvsol sound ; It cannot be, it is, it is, A hat is going round. No! Pay the dentist when he leaves A fmciure ill your jaw, And nay the owner ot the bear, '('lint nunn'd you unh his paw, And Imy lobster that has hod Vour knuckles in bis claw. But, if you nre n portly man, Put 011 jour fiercest liown. And talk 11 bum a constable To iui 11 ilit iii out ol town j Then close jour sentence with nn oath, And shut the vviuduw down ; And if you nre n slender man, Not big enough Itir that, Or, il jou cnniiot make n speech, llecaiise you nre n iht, Go verv quietly nnd dr p A button 111 ihe hat ! From the Albany livening Journal. Touching Itotlom I The sacred lliglit of Petition, to Congicss, so faras Slavery is concerned, has long been prac tically denied. An abiding faith in the progre- , . , - ,: it , ""-I""'- """"- ' " -""r. aged us io nope that nt no distant day this re proach would be wiped out; that the spirit of ... . . . . ,, , . . ,. , . , . . I freedom, riing higher ill the bosoms of men, would at least assert llio right of being heard , in the National Congress. But the time is not 1 yet ! We rejoice, however, that the Hon. Jonv , ,, ,lA1Ri iv. u h t.,ll.,c sentences. I -. , fore allowing an Anti-Slavery Petition to go from his hands to its grave, startled the Senate wjt, a Voice whoso echoes, resounding through Uni , back increased ten thou- I , , , . fold. Ill volume nud velocity, asserting the night ol Petition and the 1 lecdoniol Debate: J mm the (mirier iy ,i'iiii'fr, AN'TI-SLAVFUY MFMOItlAL. 1 On presenting this petition, Mr. Il.u.n said : 1 I suppose, Mr. President, as the petition prays for the exertion of all powers of Coverninent so 'funis they extend in relation to this subject, it includes within its provisions, slavery within the District of Columbia, and I am inlornicd tint the practice in tho .Senate when petitions of this chararter are presented is to rai-o Iho question of reception ; such a motion is laid upon tho tablo and that thero the initler drops. As this course does not aecoid with my own convictions "f duty, I must urgo a different disposition of this petition ; and 1 hope that if exception be taken, It will he taken without this side blow of a motion to lay on the table, WUi this view, if Iho question of reception he rai-cd, I ask that il may be taken by yeas and invs. The Pr.rsiww OrneEK 1 hnse in f ivor or taking the question by yeas and nays will ri-e. Mr. IIalu Was tho motion made to lay the petition on tlio labl The PkfsIpivo On iiEii Tho question is to he put ns a matter of course. Mr. Hale 1 was not aware 'hit this was tlio construction given to tho rule ; but that be ing thu case, I would like to say a single word on tho in tin question, ns Ihe motion to lay on the table is not debateable. Mr. Bekkirn' I triiFt that tho established usage of the Senate will not bo departed from on this occasion, When a petition or this sort is presented, tho question of recc lion is raised by a motion to lay the petition on the table. 1 raiso that question. 1 movo lo lay the petition on the table. Mr. Hale Upon that question 1 ask tlio ayes and noes. Mr. Joiinsov, of Maryland, inquired whether the question was now on tho reception of the petition The PnEsirma OrncEn I ho question to P..r. lay on the tablo h is Iho precedence. Air. Jonvsoi, of Maryland, then said that his only object was that tho Senate might be full before the question was taken. Mr. C-AI.HOUN What is the question ? The PaEsirjiiro Orncea It Is to lav the mo-1 tlon" to receive the petition orf'tho table., .. .Mr. CAtnoiwWhat is the subject matter of the petition 1 , t " .Tb,e PitEstniira Oitickr Tlio abidiUon of, slavery in the District of Columbia. Mr. Hale If it bo in order, I shall state the subject matter of the petition. Tho petition comes from Ihe yearly, meeting of Friends' at Newport, Wavno county. Indiana, 'ofavingthc termination of tho war in Mexico. nd also, praying that all the powers vested vln Congress upon the subject, shall beexerted-Tortlieternil- Mr. Butler That does not say anything about slavery in tho District or Lolnmlna. Mr. Hai.e I remarked that it had beoninclu ded In the nctition. The question was then taken on the call for the nv'es and nays. .A sufficient number nf members rising, the ayes ami nays were taken as iniinvvs : IV's-Mcssrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Atlier ton, Badger, Bell, Berrien, Bradbury, Brecse, Bright, Butler, Calhoun, Cass, Davis'of Missis fdppi, Dickinson, Dix, Downs, Fairfield, Felch. roote, Hunter, Johnson ol .Maryland, Johnson ol I n . I . ! . .. . SI....- -t t..i. 1... lUlllS.MItl, JMIlllLlilll, i'lll-uil, I-IIUI-, IVUSI,, OU- vier, Spruancc, Sturgeon, Turtiey, Wescott, ulee 32. Nays Messrs -Baldwin, Clarke, Corwin, Oreene,. Hale, Miller, Phelps, Underwood, Dphani!). So thoTiiotion to receive tho petition was laid upon the table. Mr. lUi.n prescnled the memorial of David T. Burr and sixty-nine others, citizens of Pennsyl vania, praying for such an alteration of the Constitution and laws as shall abolish slavery throughout the Cnioti. .Mr. 1 lAi.n said : I do not know that there is a standing rule or order of the benaie that rai-es tho question whether tins petition shall be re- ceived, or tlio motion lo receive il be laid on the table. I ask whether the motion to receive the petition is dehalcible. Am I correct, sir, in supposing that it i.s tlebitcablc ? Presiding Officer. It is debateable. Mr. Hai.e. So understanding it sir, I wish to ray a single word in vindication of the course which I deem it my duty take on this occasion. It is with no deire to produce angrv feelings, or ' excited discussion, but it is iu discharge of my duty and the earnest conviction of my uudef-i standing, that I attempt to discharge that duty. What is the refusal of the Senate to receive those petitions? It is saying that thero nre umy suojeci.s on -,v iiicu uiu peupio auan not up- nroich this tribunal In this day, speculation is adventurous. We venture to inquire into all tho secrets of the material nnd spiritual world. The researches of geological science have penetrated the bowels of theeaith, and have then; found the materials which it is essayed to prove that He who made the world ml-takcn. and revealed Us ago to .io.-e--, was Nav, inquiry goes with ailven.n-, rous lliglit to the very throne of I'ternitv, and undertakes to scan the laws by which lie who sits Ihcrcon governs His own actions and tlio world he has created. And, sir. if sieculition is thus itdvrnturons, have vve, in the United Stiles of Ameiici, an in-tilution which exalts itself above (Sod; defying examination or in- quiry, or petit ion oven ; Mo-t einpnatically, sir, do 1 conceive thai at Ihe piesent day the people uf the United States have a peculiar right to come and ask ol tins body a res ectlul hearing on this very subject. fcir, it is no ineie ab-traction. It is an element of political power in tho formation nf our Con- stitutinn ; it is an elrnient on w Inch the Con-li- tntion of the other House is legulaird ; and, it is roll on, und Lucy has been so much pleased with an element iu the po'ilical discussion and action her condition of young lady that she has forgot of the present day, which is involving the nation ten to get married. She perceived not that she in a foreign and aggre-sivo war at an expen-e had flirted for a lustre or well nigh for two. of forty or fifty millions of dollars annually. Lucy is always charming, her eyes shine with And. il the cople of the United Stales are to be the same dazzling variety, her complexion h u thus taxed for a war, growing imm di itely and hist iirt'iing of its freshness ? She has always directly out of an institution of this character, the tame number of boLquets fastened toher are they to be told that they shall not como and bill dress. One morning, she awoke in bad rtj-pectftilly present their 'petitions upon this humor, she had slept badly, sh. had dreamed of subject ? marriage, hiisbind, clnldien. Her dream caused 1 have thus discharged my duty to those who lior to ntlect, she looked back on her past life, sent me hero, w ithoiit any expectation ol inlluen- shopas-osin review the thou-and and mwfltrla cing the action of this body, vv ilhoitt any de-ire ioi which have illustrated her life, and she to excite angry feeling or discussion. I ask that ( shudders at the thought of the past. Lucy does the petition may lie received. not wi-h to die nn old maid J her resolution is .Mr. I1i'.i;hik The practice which has been ' taken, she iiill bemirried. Fortunately her adopted by the Senate lias been the result of I heart U taken, that heart which the uulv wish ' calm and deliberate consideration. It has pro tected us from llio-e exciting diseus.-ions, which i iu iinoiiier nr-mcii oi mo .aiiouai i.egisi.uure, ,iU0 t()0 oflc1 nccllneil d not apprehend tint anything which has fillen from the honor- able Senator from New II impshire who presents .t! ..!;... ...I-..,.. .1 ' 1 .1 II this petition, is calculated to change Ihe well settled conviction of the Senate on this subject. I therefore, sir, the quest on of recep'ion being before the Senate, move to l.iy that question on the table. Thu motion to receive the petition was then laid on the table. Trandatcd fiom the French lor the Albany Atlas. l'MItTATIDXS. II V CHAKI.Es PE EOIII NE. " Flirtation" i an Fngli'h word which can he explained but not literally. Flirtation i. tho conduct of two vouug persons of different sexes, who are mutually agreeable to each other, who enjoy each other's, society, and who lavish little cares, send little billets, 'and perform little gallantries without thinking of in irriuge, hut nt the same time, not thinking evil. Flirtation comes Iroiu the vern, lo hut. Jiy corrtip ion and keeping occasionally its grammatical signi fication, the word flirt changes soini'times into n siib-tuntive, sometimes a verb. Ihey say of n young girl, she is a ch inning flirt, and u!-o say that she Ins had a llirt with Mr. sucli-a-one. Verb or substantive, if flirt is not French, it is worthy of b"ing so. Wo who apropos of horses, hive many words Iroin the l.uglish, why should we not borrow ono or two apropos of women ? Wo have manufactured tho wolds hindici,w stupider ; let us in iko then the v urbjlt inter. Our 1- reucli expression ier, is it not a little c.iar.-e whilst the wonijii who flirts seem to ox ercisotho inot justifiable and most clianningof her rights. With ns raclimeres and llirtation. como within the province of married women in tlio power of their husbands. In America on the contrary, they are the privilege of the young la. dies. Iu this classic land of flirtation, huvy de lighlltil must he a young girl's life. It Is only asked that she be sufficiently pretty. Itich or poor, sho receives tho sumo homage, and the rinJs as much flirting us she wished, in all ho nesty and honor, U'c.iu-o by flirting I do not wish to he understood to mean loving, and stili less do I meiti ensnaring. In order to protect themselves ngilu-t loo much liliertv Iho vounc 1 . 1 I. ..!.,....!.. .... I... ' . -1 ... " iris hivo only the instinct of danger, whilst the papas and mammas of America never meddle the charms ot a we.. u " "'' JT"" 'with the amour, or their daughters; all tho Cas- venturer, Iron.,, count Jr sanders are no, on the stag l,t examine 1 k ' t0 y0UIY, T1' a U?t 0'; or,k' beck .Moms to the school of Bias. The phllo Philadelphia or B ilt.more. 1 is 8 o'clock in 'f.101 ieJ frtllll0 .!, ,,,,, ,hl,y car. the morning. Lucy enter, the dining room,, l , . , . ,,eir,runls . they count on embraces her nud mother, and takes her ') t u(llwW iY.ii,lc,Mli m tie beamy of Place at the table among those whom heaven crava,s, i order to take prisoner tho had given her for brother, and sisters. Lucy Is , h, of foma nt., cotton-pldtiter. But in 18 or 'JO years old. She is gay, pretty and de- aa nutMi 0,m, ri, nut eai?Br , hcate, with light hair, taper lingers, but with . . . to sac-nire themselves feet loss distingue. Between two cups of tea a I it, Bllll" hands h servant ier, very cry respectfully, on a silver tray a little billet, whferi does.not look at all as though It came from an'nmle. Lrtcy opens tho notp, ream and answers It, without either the model of fathers, or tho rihirnl-; nf mnilmM dreaming of asking any questions about ths mes sage apparently so agreeable. They hive some thing else to do, their tea would gqt cold and their hot cakes would not improve by the, delay, urcuKiiisi over, j.ucy nscenus 10 her room, changes her dress, braids her hair, and a look Irf'hand, repairs to tho parlor. Very roon, tha door opens and a young man, with smiling air(, . enters and clasps tho pretty, little hand, which' ' Lucy familiarly extends to him. Thyrseat themselves on the sofa, they talk, ,cJ5roung f gentleman and lady nre engaged in a.cgular flirtation" as they say, to express an intimacy, which has lasted, a month, a week, or a day, ins' tho midst nf this Interesting conversation, tho father's l.ico appears at the door ; but scarcely has ho glanced at tho young couple, than ho quickly withdraws quite ah lined of his indis cretion. Always amiable, though interrupted in her chat, I.ttey runs after tho author of her days, brings him back and introduces him toher friend. Although the presence of an Ameriran fithcr is no restraint, vet tho conversation sooiifi.igs and I.ncy breaks' up the sitting, ma king a graceful gesture of adieu tg her pnpt, she disappears with her beau. She may or she nuy not reenter tho paternal mansion during the day, Sometimes tho tender couple meet another couple, who like them, flirt the open air. Then two sets of fllrters join and take a short triji to the country. Tho more fools there arfi together llu bo'tcr for flirting. But it is on the day of a hall that Lucy's tri umph shines forth in' nil its glory. From early morning the bouquets sucreed such other, among them oil, Lucy must choo-e one. Sho vill make one happy and ten wretched, out wi:at inltter ! I.urv must not hesitate. The linear- P, fr bouquets will form a garland around lief lress : as for the ljououets of the preferred one, of the bean who for tlio moment reigns on tho surface of her heart, all night, it will fly from her hands to her lips The young gill who flirts his not time to amuse herself at a ball. She gives herself up entirely to her lleurteur. Lucy Lines linlv vvith Robert, chats only with Bo- b'-rt. and smiles only with him. She wishes to hr. nre'tv. ami ilile and witty only for Robert, After" the example of Liicy, each young girl 1ms lier Robert, that which causes that balls ill 1 America are but reunions, coteries, two in each. or where lh"y together behind the curtains and 1 sup almost from the Fame plates, after having all niglil waltzed, clasping me same vvuisv aim pres. sinir the s.imo hand. Ol course the panas nnd mammas are entirely excluded from these balls; they keep l:ouse,reliro early, and sleeping, dream of the triumphs of their dear child. Married women render themselves this same justice. They watch near the cradle of their ,-mimrnt iliiM. Wlrnt wifllllil tbpv An III a hill 7 , 1'hev are no loneer permitted to run. mil it 13 three o'clock in the morning. All tho young people have need lo rest. They prepare gaily tor their departure. They go six in a barouche, always lliree of one sex, three of the other. But vvh it Gloving cnunle will separate first ? Which young girl will they depu-'tu at home, before her companions. That is the qnostion. Fach wishes to remain to the last. They have all so many tilings to say. And in the depth of winter, in tlio middle ol the night, vvilh Iho weather as cold r.s Siberia, in a gale of wind, dressed in ball room attire, il is .so pleasant lo ride round Iho streets. Such is the life of l.ncv, dancing and liirtmg all winter in New York ; dancing und li ning all summer nt Newport or Saratoga. But vear ed to lend, sue nis given, and mo intended hus band need not be waited for. Tlieo grave re flections initured during some days in Lucy's head and one evening behold the conversation ..i i .1 .. .f which she condescended to have with her res . pectable parent: ! r .... l.ucii Apropos, papa and mamma, I urn go ing to marry. I'u'her and Mil'i'r Daughter, vve approvo vourileteriiiiiiation. .May vve know whom you Jo'etiil lo marry ? Liiey Monsieur A. l'athcraiul Mother We do not know hiirt. hwi I will intrtduce him to you. Iff is a charming man. He has taken lessons in the Polka Iroin (Vllariu't and, besides, he carries on an ONten-ive business with China. 'i.'ft-r mid M'ther Monsieur A. appears to be an excellent match. Luei I love him. He loves me. Wo Iov! oach otner, and he has a hundred Ihoiuand dot dollars. 1'itlherand Mother My child you are an an gel ? Lucy marries ; and of Lucy the flit, Lucy the romp, Lucy the giddy, Lucy tho coquette, nothing remains, Lucy is no'loiiger anything hut a woman devoted t.i her husband and her children. In the second life which bears so lit tle resemblance in the first, she is not less happy than Mure. Happiness she does not seek sho does not find in it the hundred thousand d illars which she Ins sounded so loudly in the ears of paternal vanity. Lucy lias married a mm and not a money chest." She loved her hiisbind for hiinsell and not for wealth, nnd if poor, he would have been the one preferred. Lucy did not m irry in order to have diamonds, an equipage she 'mimed for love. So much llio Mter if the lover were rich. The same contempt for money is to be found in neurly all young American girls. They have not vet pro fitted by the leons given by the fortune hunt ers following their steps. lleires.s in Airteri e i h ive only the embarrassment of making a choice. A real count ciovvds around them, ap plauds their every word, load them with tJoivers and plays the guitar under their windows. But Ibis crowd of inirrying men always take care to nuke inquiry concerning the wealth of the father-in-law or II. 0 mother-in-law. In Am?nca very few women can boast of p.issessinir a husband who before marriage has iiutaskeiCwhat is she worth ? absolutely as if I,a ii-iirA iii-on oimr lor a Horse or a iuiu. '".''? 's ""r"..' 1 "V" ' ..aa . ' J , ,.,,.. i v , u J tK,n-

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