Newspaper of The New York Herald, June 24, 1855, Page 1

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THE NEW YORK HERALD. OLE NO. ?876. SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 24. 1855. PRICE TWO CENTS. NOTICES OF NEW PUBLICATIONS. Flobike. A Tale of th? First Crijsidbs?By W. B. Mac Cab.-. John Mar >by & C >., Baltimore. The author of this tale is one of the moat dis tirgniabed members of the B-itlah press, for many years connected with the London Chronicle and the Lot don Ikrald, now the ab'.e ed tor of the Dublin IVttkly Ttkgraph, and the au-.flar of a Catholic History of England, and oiler a andard wo.ks. Notaithetandiog tbe more feii<;u* pursuits in which he has been engaged, Mr KacCao# has found time to occasi;tally employ bis pen <n light liter atu e. Be is the anchor of several charming tales, la all of which a i gh moral a id religions purpose is visible and there is no writer, in shors, whoie works have grtaitf cuxxtEcy amongst tho members of his own talth. His la.t novel?"Floriuc"- although, like all hij tales having direct relert uce to one par lie alar ob ject?the glorification of the Catholic eo ;leai*9tic?l system, yet possesses an i&tnest fur the general reader apart from that fuamte. A li'elong ttndy of the monastic writers for nisturioal purposes, has stored his miud with a vast amount of-iafarm.-'ion rtspeeding the id-n and habits of the early Christian ages, and in a narrative professing to delineate the manners of those t<mes, he is enabled from this fart to input to it an actuality and life-Iks fidelity, wh'.eh tran sport us, as it were, bodi y to the t:mes and scsces of which he treats. Ia the story of' Florine," tSj. MacCabe pourtiays one of the mast inteAstiag episodes in the struggle of the Crass agalast the Crescent?the siege and captors of Antioch. Tae plot is simple but powerfally wrought out?its inty" rest beicg maintained le'B by the usual predom tut Itg influence of the love eUmaat than by the dramatic 50rce of its inc'idi-nts, the gbwiag vivil ress of lt3 descriptions, and t ae general accuracy of its local and historical da.ails. We hire said enough to f ive to our readers a general idea of tae merits of tbe story. We will now proceed tc gira h few extracts, which will enable them to judge for themselves. THE HENEGAPS. In the largest apartment 01 one of the highest towers that flsnkeo the walls of Aniioih, and from the a arrow orifices of which war comtuaod-.d a view of tne Christ an escampineot, there ttooo a iuao, cased in the thick plate Minor which, worn then by the Turns alone, was after wards adopted by the C'hri tiau*. and preferred by thain to tbe chain or scale armor In wbioh they had prcvoasly been invariably arrayed. The th'n, grilled ba r of this man showed that be had passed the middle periol of life; and the dark wrinkles in b e h-gh forehead, and noon bis hollow cheeks, and his sad downcast eye, served to prove that anxitlrs and cares bad with him outnumbered his years, snd were fast hastening him to his grave. The contraction of hie brow, the Hidden twitching of his fin gers, as they played unconsciously with the belt or hilt of his sword, and tbe half-muttered exclamation* that burst occasionally from his lips, us he paced up and do *n the room, and then unconsciously stood still, as uncon sciously to renew his solitary pace, :iHorded abundant evidence that within that weakened body there was a heart ill at ease?a mind dissatisfied with Itself?a can science that was cot to be hushed, and that would not be quieted into repose. Tbe man, as be walked up and down the apartment, suddenly stopped 1 A new object bad attracted bis attention. A flash ol light had burst upon the horizon, and for a moment his eyes were dazzled with a novel, unexpected, and unlooked for brightness. What could it be? He looked again?or rather he continued to look with a long, unswerving, steady gaze, on what at first attract ed bis attention; and then he p-rceivsd that, in the midst of a dark winter's day, tb? sun had suddenly clo Ten out for itself a road of light, acd its glittering rays weie now covering, as if with myriads of sparkling, daz zling diamonds, a polished golden image of the crucified Redeemer, which had been that day erected, for the firs time, in front of the light bias tent and saow white cros i that denoted the abode and banner of Adelmar, the Papa Legate and Bishop of Fuy. The man continued to gaze, until the object he so looked upon was lost in tbe blinding tears taat, In de spite of bis stubborn heart gushed to his eyes, and forced bis reluctant memory back to the days of his childhood, when a mother W;4 him what that symbol meant, anil wherefore mortals, wuea they look upou it, should bow their bead in rever>nce. and say?for so uhe had told him?-'Sweet Saviour ! look with pity upon me, a sinner " The man knew that he was alone?alons?quite alone; as much alone as if there were nought else in the wtiola wide world but himself and tbat glittering golden image of the Golbtad, on whioh he could now gaze with no ejo to watch him. The man felt tbat he was alone; snd so feeling, he re movtd tbe helmet from lis head,-and knelt down lowly and humbly before that golden image; anil, as he did eo, the words of childhood came again to his Hps, and he ?aid : ''Sweet Saviour ! look with pity upon ins, a sin ner;" and, as he spoke alond tbe words, he wept like a child. , Theee strong emotions passed away; and when he again gazed forth upon tbe pla ns of Auiioch, the sun light had departed, and the golden image could with difficul y be distinguished amid tbe banners, ensigns, flags, and crosses, that crowded the distant Christian encampment. With the sunlight had departed his feelings of devo tlon, but they had not visited the man in vain, for they had stirred up remorse from its inneimoat depths, and compelled him to think ot what he was and what he had been. He rose heavily and with difficulty from his knees, for the agility of youth wae no longer in his limbs; and, as he did so, his hand accidentally touched the figure of " the crescent" which formed an crnament on ths front of his helmet. A thrill of horror trembled through his it ami at the touoh. " Tbe crescent on my head I and that head has bowed flown before the cross ! Oh ! miserable ! miserable ! A renegade ! not true to God nor Mammon. A double traitor; forsworn on all sides; neither to be bound by the hopes of my youth, nor the promisee o! my manhood. A beheser in Christ, a fendatory to Mabomet 1" And to wept the renegade?so tat be with hit face bu rled In both hie hands, be knew not ho * long,"for new emotiom were throbbing in bU heart, when a mtttenger entered the room, to gay that a Greek named Alexander, of Constantinople, requested pe.mission to speak with him. "Admit him," said the renegade. So deeply engaged waa this man with his own thoughts that he forgot both the massage and the messenger the moment the latter had quitted the apartment. He changed, however, his attitude, for inetead of restiog hia face on both his hands, he leant hia elbow on the table, and auppoiting hia head in the open hand, as he gated upwards, he remained so absorbed in contemplation as net to notice the entrance of the person who asked for an interview with him. And as be tbus leant baik with pale face and grizzled balr, and eyes dimmed with tears, which still trickled in his hollow cheeks, he looked the emblem of profound grief in its saddest aspect, for in bis case It was grief?combined with old age and fragile health. The Greek, as he entered the room, removed from his clustering black locka the rich velvet cap which usually covered them, and bowtd low and reverentially to tha renegade; but as hs did so, instantly perceived that nsl UJkrhin entrance nor his greeting had been observed. The Greek, aa he noticed this, paused as he was proceeding to the spot at whlen the reoegsde was seated, and looked at him far some tims with a cnricus, inquiring, searching g?e, as If he felt an in ternet In the investigation; but if there was an interact felt, thsre certainly was no sympathy, for tlie expres sion of the face continued unmoved the eye glittered as brilliantly, aye, and aa malignantly too, aa that of a snake; and on the lip wsa the same cold, calm, heartless simper, rsther than smile, which the man first wore as be entered the room. The renegade still sat in the same attltnde of lassitude and of grief, uneoceelous of the presence of the stranger. The Greek'* cariosity was at length folly astiefled, end he determined to make hie preseni* known; and, these:ore, advancing up the apzrtment, be mat tared to himself, "He is much changed?more than I expected;" and then speaking aloud, he said "Do I not stand in presents* of tao Knur Feroz, com Blander of the ronnd tower* of Antioch r" "Such is my name?ancb too my title," answered the renegade. "Thy name ana bnslnees, etr anger?" "My name," said the stranger "la Alexander of Con stantinople; my bnsineee is that of my master, the lugh and mighty Prince, Alexin*, Emperor or the tfroeks." "I had a sen named Alextnder," remarked the rene gade, in a sad tone; "he should be about thy ago. I pray thy pardon, stranger, but there Is something in the sound of thy voice awakens the thoughts of my son. What was <ny father's nam#!'" "I entreat your Excellency not to presa me to tell my father's nama," replied tbe Greek. "And nhereforo?" aeksd kerox "Boeaute I tm not prondormy father," said Alex iindw. "Not proud of him! I do not underetand thee." "Then I must speak more plainly. 1 do not like t? mention my father's nemt, because?I am ashamed of bin*" Ferot felt a thrill is of Ics run through his trembling frame as these words ol the young Greek were u'tersd. tie, however, continued the conversation, for painful as it was, still It wsa in accordance with the train of thought over whioh be had been ruminating previous to lbs eetrsnr* of the stranger. "then, dost thou mtau to say, yonng man, that thon dislPeet thy fathert" "pitlike him," eaid the Orsek. a* if a new Idea were wnesetf d to bis mind, on which lie had never before (?fleeted and which he wished to consider he "ere he noted to the question; "dislike lie! I cannot say that I art* 111.") hiss. Yee, I am pretty sure I never Uked tym, sad therefore cannot say that affection vat ??? ?rfoD??J"V>LaV?PO,,it* tOCh "??W.lOB. He, ?r *. 'J*? htm?1 merely deepis* h m." dt,?"*' tor ???> f?*er; these are words for a young m*o to apeak " Better to apeak the truth, hoar era r harih, thaa falae hoid, however agreeable." ''T"?e' Hue?f forgot,''aaid Fercz, writhing with the mental agony be was cndurng. "Hut, en* word mor-? #^VWL*b,*""t h" M Ptlofnl to you at " 1 alnfiJ to me! aaid the Greek, "not in the slightest tegiee painful to me. I feel honored that one enjoyVug your hmiuence a exalted ooncrion aaould condescend to *,th U1f o?> ">y aueject whataoever; and, ttirefoie, to apeak to vou about myself la ao far from .H ?,,b'n,i 1 co ?e?ure you it ie reiy gratifying ? P ' *a(d F?toz; "but to me the subject is pnt tl, and, therefore, I shall auk thee on. XSffinT,mJ" qv"t:'m mon~"*r ???* thou "Because," replied the Greeh, and he boned low to Ftroz, ae be spoke the words, "ha aiwaya gave we by fciR 0*111 conduct?a bad txataple." Ftio* fell back on Lie seat, from whirh h? had rissn whilst sptahipg to the Green, and. closing iiia eyes for a -??& be/*c'a!?td' in th?* "(far agony of h? heart It lai joct, O Lord! most juat this puolviruont. TUu tcorplou tobgnea of wicked children can inflict the most lartBts*'"' UJ1'011 tUe hearts of wloaei TBB I)*ATH COMBAT. It was nemo boors peat mi;-day, and the shades of *,rJ dMC*?"H?ff upon tbe earth, aa the folda of t^skk/ "2 ca,?4c;?ua tent c' f'thoe 3*etn werejoUed TA, v ot ?old> die play log theiiterior of the royal tent, at w hich were to be seen, neated at the hJu 1 or a Urge cieacnt-ahaped banqueting table, .hePrince of Den mark and the Pi i net as Florine, aid around them berat arm/ l*d.f s, and the chief knightu of the prince'e Within the cr* scent-shaped table, which stretched from aide to aide, and the ouUrmoat edge of the tent, there wua a wldt apace unoccupied, except by minstrels or mountebanks, a* they came by turna to aeek for an pleuie from the multitude! that thiouged around, and in add.tiou to such applause, a p'cunUry reward for their talents or the ir trick a, from lords and ladies aeated at the leative beard. lbe tent of Prince Pwain waa directly fronting the ra rine, reaching within a couple of hundred yar"a of Its very brink; and aa it l.y thus opened to lta widest ex tent, everything tbat pasted in its interior was discsrnl bJe from the walla oi tha ruixed fortification on tie on poaite aide. Between the froit or toe tent and the bor ders of the ravine no guard was stationed, as it waa ?itemed to be Inaecesaible On thin occasion, as on pre cecing evenings, tlie front of the tent was occupied bv eolciers aco camp followers, who corns to listeu to tha m.u;?e> ?f *?ufed by the sports wb chwers intend t! * pleasnres of the banquet. Bards pre Hinted themselves, who sung to wi ling lis teners fragments of old Nortoern sagea-of Odin, and Free, and lonar; of Vikings, and Wizards, and the cread fax not; of lhor, and the m?rciieas Valkyries, who loved the odor of tend bodies, and delighted in liatSBtag to the shrieks of the wounded; ofHertha, and Bertha, and *ncna, aid Mann'; and tneae were succeeded by minstrels who told in myms wh it T-irp'n has comjlUd in lJitin ptose ot Charlemagne, and Koiau I, and Oliver and Low the unbelieving tiaracens had been slain bv brave Christian knikhts; of the traitor Gannio, and the sad conflict of Buncleevallee; acd ci.eera ming'.td witklears, as the Vitmea touched upon eacited the ail nnratTho, or alUoted the feellnga of tho listeners. n.avi6 ev,enin1g waa wearing avay, as many others had previously done, in innocent recreation an i harmless meir'ment, in pa time not unbecoming a Christian en o*e- ?itfct ?DJ?y? nor a Christian princa to preside In thia manner were passing the hoars of the evening on tho eamo day en which Gunhilda was restored to her coii.m, who now sat by her side, and be waa the w;tK^iB,heK8rb0f * ^Uniant, On a sudden there was heard outside the feat loud ?. n. s f u 1\u*ht?* from the multitude, with the cries? liacK ! back ! make room for tbc neir juggler! Oh ' wonder of wonders! mat e way for him ! There he goes! rolling, rolling Into the mlust of knights and ladtea tew"nde5te"' #h! '0ndMrul! wondwrfoll ami And ae these words were so uttered, in there cam?, spinning round 1 se awheel, with outstretched hands and legs, upen which he turned as he went, a man dress?d *"}>?. His head was covered by a red "m which, In all his gyrations and evolutions, kept on, as ii it wire tightly faateneo by acme adhetive matter to the akull; the man s brown neck, arm', an t legs were bare. "d ?f.LIa body waa a tight fitting white jerkin, tavten ed at the waist by a red saah, in wiiicti were three a words fii??r'?.U4. 8 two daK86lB. unsheathed, and all oi glitter og lr, which flashed aero is the eye by his ltceeaant moticns, but remained, in all tha ra tin faah turtl?ga, immovably within the close fit As eocn aa the Arab had reached the centre or the unoacnpied space, he stopped suddenly. He stood for an instant on hU feet, and then bounding about three feet from the ground he turned In the air, and catne down on both his Uanda, and aa he diu so, with hfs legs kick writ* th-m ail eorta of arnio trr-la, he walked deliberately lound fo thncreaeeat BPapeil tabid ; and whilut tbe whole audi&uco within tke tent, as well as the lookers on outside, wore roaring out their applause, or bumting with laughter at tha manner in which the thin, ague legs were capering in tbe air, there was one who aid not smile, but who kept watching the black, dazzling eves of the juggler, and who per ceived that be was taking a particular notice of tha ait uation of each peiaon at the table, and above all, had fixed his eye for a fnll minute upon the eulllcg, uncon scious, unsuspecting face of Swein; and she who watch ed him, ssfing this, whispered in tin ear of Morlae?"Do not pay attention to whatever I do; but bslieve It la done to serve you. Bellev# in me and pray for me;" and with these woids Zara disappeared from the banqueting hall of the tent. * 6 The juggler had passed and p%sa?d again tha Interior of the wide space reserved for acrobats and mounte banks. delighting aU by the oddity of big attitudes, when he again suddenly stopped, bounded upon his feet and then, leaping high in the air, came squatting down upon the ground ; and, after tumbling head over heels as if he wire in pain, and Injured by tha fall, he again eat etlll, end, taking out some balls, he began to cast them in the sir, mating them perform aU sorts of changes, and again provoking admiration and winning applause by tbe dexterity of hia motions, aw A6n blB Hia tails had ceased, he took np the three s words and daggers, flinging thorn in the a'r, catching them as they left, and at last exciting almost as much horror as admiration, when he appeal to be standing In the midst of death, by the shower of armed weapons that appeared momentarily descending upon him, and which he was constantly sending np again into the ?'?. v" * the r br?*th whan they saw him playing with these mortal weapons as if he never could be wounded, er aa if to to sport with death was a pastime. It wei in the midst of tho excitement caused by this fesrfol?to Europeans almost perfectly novel* exhibition-and when the lookers on were ad?'?tlon, that they forgot to exbi bit, by the usual demonstrations of applause, their de Ugbt and wonder; it was when the air was filled, as it might be aaid, with ascending and descending g sorts and daggers, that there swept a female form thropgh them, Disarranging them, and sending them down in what waa> really dargerous and unexpected coafuilon upon tbe head of tha juggler. No one had remarked the female figure until it was seen in tbe air, and then It csme (as It was afterwards eupposed) from behind the chairs where Florine and Qunbilda were sitting It was suspected that there the lemale unexpectedly mounting up on the high throne like back of Fiorina's regal chair, bad caught with one band a golden rope wbich hung from the roof of tbe tent, and swing log off into tha open space, bad purpose ly flung heaeetf into tha midst of tbe juggler's swords and doggers, and it might have been with the intention, f/i.1. * wounding him where he atood. Whatever was tlis object, there wti but one iaterpre'a ticn put upon the incident itself by all who looked upon it, and tlat waa, tbat it was done In connivaoca with the juggler himself; that it was intended te add to the eacitement of ihe sport; tbat tt was a preeonoerted ad citicn to the evening's amueement; and tbat to him was to be ascribed tha merit of this unlooked for novelty snd hence it happened that whilst the juggler himself etocd confuted, amazed and frightened, as the swords and caggcrs ware tumbling down and inflicting two sdght wounds upon him. the tent rang with arelama tions for him, and flbouts of laught?r t) fortb. and cheers wei? given for the "juggler's wife," as the flying female figure in tbe air was designated. And at tbe applausta and cheers warv ringing out joyouslv, the female continued to awing in the air, and to Has hands to ber audience, as if thanking them for tbalr approval, until at last the ?wingiAg of the rope began to slacken, and aa it swung her within a few yards of the jusgler, she dropped lightly to the earth, and drawing forth awords and daggers from her girdle, she C02li?*'L 40 ?*), MWnnd, aa if entreating permission to exhibit ber skill. , ???|n burst forth, and tbe female tripped over to the table of tha guests?took from them two small circular silver dishea, and daetiing them up in tha air turn by turn, and catching them >.a they fall, and then making them send forth a jingling sound aa they loach ed each other In ascending, she returned to the eantre of tbe wide unoccupied circle. Ihe juggler looked on utterly confounded by this in cident, and aa much amazed at the woman's dexterity ae any of the by standers. He could not at flrst guess who his new aasUUnt was; her face was oorered 'bya thick white veil, which fitted her like a mask yd. wy. ?o close as to render every feature un \ . In T*U tl,er* w*re two hoUs nnim^Sfi t0 ? clear, distinct, and ?f ?*?jU?Ug; but their color In the Sd.lL it I. yblteneas in which tbey wers em fo?W In 10 d??Hnguish. Her body was ita^Tridiv ? nn !n ^ 'f1 iUk j*?-k?t, COEceallng from ?af^.L.!0 th? r??>kle form, and from tha S mK^iT 1 tb.Mms color so vide that only to view the calf, Instep and foot JEa1 exqniaite moulding and deUcaoy e?peei.Ti? J J showsd that the .seed ju?l^'J^KaJf!L^ foot and tbe cap-tight fitting ant holdmi uS decorated with three rieh oetrioh featbSrs-Vsri' tSl only emblems by wbich eould be recognised the as, ^ her wfco waa now a candidate for applauae in tsa!!L ?! Prlnae Bwefn of Denmark. ? the tent of M,cood J0!?*1" bad erllently wltnea.ed the feat, of Wm whose sport ahe had Interrupted, ami we'deter mined to surpass them. She took up, aa thev lav a the ground before ber. hia balls, his awards, ^ daggers and every think he had dene ahe reputed and in ?? doing waa applauded u he had been. She tW to swords and daggers added tasr own, and exited cmsed idmtiktlo# bj ber superior play ?iy? \b?tn; aad at la*t she seised the sliver olsfcee. end fiioging thun ?i is the air <nb after the other, she cs^bt e> oh a itwaa ?P'tbihf routd, us the yutsi s! a t?ori ??ft fell, ani so cerrtti! it.m one io each hand a ouisd the teat *> tlis delight of tr.t entliuntfeUc aurieucs \ The grace the beauty, th? perfection, the delicaiy * U e?eh trick wu p>r'0'i3?.1, was so bupma to that of the lint jufgler that a* be looked around he found all mm were Qui in axmlratioa upon his rival. 4 T\ hat can he the meaning of this?" he exclslnel ' It ran have so other object than to mar my p irpte. Iris ei'ttsn n.uetknoir why I am here, and Is detir m ted u|ob ineritricg with me. I will bear this sus l*fee no I ny?r " He i>i'i rescind the woman, sud as lie did so, ho flong three te'Ia id the hit ua if he were playing wita thtiii, and ajtol? so that ujm but herself couii bear bur. 1 Hs't thou come here to take from me my lie lienor ll so tiou caai't have it Take all the money that a>?} be given, and wait for uio :he camp " Ihe woman rtnl kept playing the swords and dnhei *t she replied to kin :?1'"Yes, so that tbon migh'est murder rue, and take all the money 1 had collected, roe tr:ck would be worthy of the bass Selim." "Abat! thou koowest nit?" sud the man, stopping his nlay. "Yes, I do, villain," replied the woman, as she tossed the two dishes, with an tnerring aim, bact on th. frrm which she had taken them, "ana am determined to 1 t* mj life, or save htm whom thon now seekest barely to tunrdsr," and sa she spoke the words she Cropped the points of the two swords to the ground. Aj plautt-s again burst forth when the playing of both erf., th reused, and expectation was sgaiii excited ?-.vt son:* rew trick or device was about to be exhibited loir I their amusement. " 1 osiue here," said tlie man, "to lose my life, or t? take his. Begone, woman, teen, at on ta. Th u<e*t tbon I will cpaio thee, when I will not spare myself?'' "TVre'cb," said the women, "rhou dost not corns here fearh ally to fight a man, as a brav- soldisr eniouat?rs bis enimy; tbon cement here bs.ely to ilay him. In the presence of bis betrothed. It Is tttliog thou shoaldst die by the bsnd of a woman." "Ha I now 1 knew thee," said the man, "thou art Zsrs." "Aye," replied the women, "as surely as thou arl tha coward Selim. Away, tben, whilst thou bast time to fly. Remain here widi the fe.l purpoieof murder In thy Lesti, and I tell thee, a" surely as my nsrno is Zara, tbou shale sever leave this tent a living una." "Foci !" taid ?<]in>, "I tave laid my plans s'cnrely. Ir tin minutes after 1 have strack down Swein, there is icsrie'v ons of ths gaping fools wbo.e applauses are now ringing in our ears that will be living men. Ths tows are hkswd, and the arrows are out of the quivers, which stall be warm in tl.e heart's blood of Florine, and or every base Christian that sits at that table " "Ili?n," replied Zara, "It is the mere necessary to f lsy tbeo. It th* good are to die, the wicked who h.vo caueed theft death should be involved in their dostruc t'Cf. There," said she, fling ng one of tho twos words lie held in her hand on the ground, 1 take that aad del end tb y lie as'est thou con. The lookers on, be sure of it., will not interrupt up, nor oomo to the assist sxce of siihfr, forthoy fancy we are hut two wretcued juggins, ord that what we do is but In mockery and I u-tre'y to pletso tl.em " 1 Acetth paleness overspreaJ the face of Selim. lie had bitu s) gbtly wounded by the faUicg swiidi and daggers; Jto was confounded by this unexpected appear fcccecf '/ora be.ore him; ssd instead of being able to assassinate at any mcmert he pleased the uususpast <Dg Swein, he now found hltnoelf forced to take tin a sword and defend his own life against one he knew to be as v rdictive as she wss fearless. Still he was aware that his opponent wss a woman, and he believed himaolf to k? as euptrior to her in skill as In strength; but hew wss be to escape when he had slaiu her, from the look ers on, or how was be then to avoi.l the general carnage which be had huarel! prepared for Florine and her fol lowers? Such were the various and conflicting considerations that made the sword of Selim tremble as it crossed that held in the tteady grasp of Zara. A bmst of applause cams ftom the delighted specta tors when they beard the first clash of blade against blade, being certain they should now behold a most mcgniflcent specimen of the sword exercise in a mim'c single combat. None but the combatants them.elves remarked that each had in the left hand a small dagger, which at the same moment both drew together. The combat was a. brief one; so brief, that it was over almost as soon as it begun. w As Belira ssd Zira crossed their swords, each followed the first, cut at on* another's beads by a stab which Zara bad faded to parry, but which etuck in hsr thick quilted silk jacket, but could not penetrate it; whilst her thrust at i-tl'm. though partially parried by his dagger, yet slid a'ocg the ribs, testing the flesh as it passed in ward. Tie pa n of the wound ir.flamtd the rage of Se lim; be threw in his bless in quick succession, one upon the otber, and as he did so, compelled Zara rapidly to give ground tefcre hm. Great was th* applause as the fire sparks struck from the sword blades In those desperate bio us and skilful parries. at 'vet Zsrs appeored to sinmble, ant Ssiia rushed in upon her, and as he did to, her nimble left band crossed bis right wrist with the dagger, and at the same instant it was plunged to the fcilt in the side of his neck; and Selim with that blow bounded up from the earth, and then, without p groan, fell on bis face. teliru did rotter tbe cheers and huzzes which mark ed, what wa? conceived to be, his grand theatrical defeat. Zara did, and grssplrg tbe rope which hung down in what might be now considered as the arena in which gla diators bad been Gghttng, she caught at it, and with a short run atd v'yornes Jump, she made it swing hsr high over tbe heat's of the guests, and then dropping behind the ctair of Florae, sfce disappeared as suddenly as she had presented herself to the view of the spectators Acclamation marked her exit as her entrance, and then lb* eyes cf all were turned to Selim, expecting to see him rise, and, like those who had preceded liim. go around tbe fable, where rat dames, knights and not las, calling out largeste, largesse. gehin rcrrain-d itill?perfectly still. There was no motion in a single limb. Not a linger moved, but there he lay with b's face buried in the earth. Tbe spplauee continued; but tben, as if the same thought had oecnrred at the same Instant to every spec tator, tbe applause as suddenly ceased?every voice be ceme mute. Tmre wastlre siltnoe of death all around, and a sudden chill of terror siimed to fall on every bois terous ipint in that festive assembly. ?' Hy beloved," said Florine, turnm# to Swein, "Ifear something terrible Las happened to that poor man who is lyirg there. It is our privilege to succour the dis tressed, Come with me." Swtine and Florine, followed by Gunbilda, descended from their throne. Their guests rose ss they did so; but Florine motioned to them to remain s.tting, sai then, holding Gurbik'a's band in hers, ehe walked after 8wein around the table to the place where Selim was still lying. There was no perceptible motion in the prostrate body. Swein stooped down and turned round Selim, so that ss he was turned bis staring eyes sremad to gize on ths face of Gunhlida. and the moment she saw him, shs shrieked and cried aloud, "OGod! it is the face of tbe wretch wbo bore me sway fiom the Christian en campment, and who has vowed, Swein, to take thy life. Touch him not?touch him not?this is but a device to siay thee. Oh! horrible! horrible!" and as Gunhllda spoke theia words, she fell to the earth completely mcmiUe. "Florine," said Bweln, "look to tby cousin. This man is dying or dead, and no matter what evil he may have contemplated against, me, I forg-ve htm. and shall do my utmcrt to preserve him. I will bear him in my arms to my own couch " As the noble prince spoke these words, he stooped, raised up tbe body of Selim, end turned to say to an at tendant, " B d Frolber Bernard hasten to mo?it is to save life and soul " Surb were the last words ever spoken in this world by Prince Bweln of Rsnmsik; for at tbe moment an arrow, shot with a sura and deadly aim, struck him tn the fore head, end pros irate to the earth fell tha dead bodies of the mteuded victim and the intended assassin. A bbott's Lira of Nalolkon Bokapabtb. Hap per Brother. The tcmplete edition of this wotk, which has so lo ng been a prominent feature of Harper's Magazine bea juat teen published. It forma two handsome royal cctavo vclumra, with tbe same cuts by which it waa beioie illustrated, but with a larger and more legible type. We have had occasion so frequently to cri'iclae the merits of this production of Mr. Abbott that it ooly remains for ua to notice tha fact of its n -ar pt in its new shape. What ever msy be the objections taken to the strong tone of partizanshlp which pervades it, there can be no question as to tbe ability with which it is written. If not or.e of the most Impartial, it is at all events one of the most interesting and picturesque biogra phical narratives thst has ever been penned. In an historical point of view, too, it possesses s certain va lue. It gives as the alteram partem which has so long been wanting to complete the historical Jnstioe which has never yet been rendered to the motives and actions of the great Emperor. PnYSicAL Geookaiiiv <>k ths Sea, by Lient. Maury, U. B. N. 1Lothers. If the re suits cf Lient. Maury's scientific labors had been confined to tbie work alone, he might ba content to rest his reputation upon it. Opening np a new and moat important branoh of scientific re search, it is at orce one of the moot valuable and meet deeply interesting philieophical treatises that bin emanated from the pen of any writer of the last ball century. It givee ua not only a closely reason ed account of the winds and currents of the sea, but of the circulation of the atmosphere and ocean; of tli? temperature and depth of tne aea; ot the wonders that are hidden in its depths, and of tho phencmeoa which display themselves at its surface. Notwithstanding that the utm cat attention has beea paid to scientific ac.ujac} in all its details, the style of the weik la so simple and popular that it will be ihteiugble to all capacity Bpetikiif of tfci GoU Stream, Luut. Maury men lion a a /act that ia ne doubt new to matt of our readers: ? As a rule, the hottest water of the Golf Stream la at or nesr the rnrfsoe; aud as ti.e deep sea tbmr n>?>m* u r is sent down, It shows that these waters, though atlil far warmer than the water on either side at corresponding deptoa, gradually became less and le s warm until the brnom of the cu-rent is re* h ed. Tbeje is reason to beluve that tne warm watera tf tie Gull s.iftm are Lowfcere permitted, in the oce.nic economy, to toa h tha bolt m of the sea. ' beicu every where a cushion of cool water be tween tLem and the solid psria of t re earth's crust. Tbtr arrangement ifttutrgesHve, aud strikingly ee ?u t'Jui. Ooe of the benign ?fh'*s of tbe Gulf Stream is to convey heat fiom the Gulf of Mexico, whe~e 0 '.trwie it would become excessive, and to dis perse it in regions beyond the A lactic fo.- tuo ame lkoaiijt' cf tor clim.Tes o' the British Ietsuds aud of ad Weeiein Eur pe. Now old water Is >>ne ol tbe b<>t not-condiK tor# of heat, and if the wir n water of the Gult Stream was sent across the At laotic in c ntict with the aolid c.-ust of t re eirth? cotcpe ativi ly a good conductor of beat?instead of bring sen: acnes, as it is Id contuot wiih a old nm concocting cushion of c ?ol water to feud it from the bottom, arl its htat wou'd be hat in the il'st part of the wsy, and tbe soft climates of both France and Er glaoa would ba at that of Labrador, severe in tbe extreme-, and tce-bcund. Nature and Human Nature, by the author of " Sam Slick, tbo CUckiu*ker." Stringer & Towusend. Judge Haliburton baa treated us t) another vo lume of bis quaint, humorcus, powerfully written dtllneat.ors of the oddities and peculiarities oi fecial life. Trie manner in which we are again in troduced to onr old friend Sim is sotneirnat difF-.r ei-t fr? m that in which we last met him. The wor thy clockmnker having received a roving comnris tion ficm the President of the Uuiied States to visit the coast of Nova Scolia, and report to bim fuliy on t e state cf the fL-h tries, he pre cue da there and sptnds bid time both pleasantly and profitably. His ptts? nt journal is euppoced to be on accurate record cf bis obae.vatiots arid moralizings during his rejourn in the province. They will be found lit do instructive end amusing than the results of his previous wanderings. On Human Longevity and the Amount op Life on the Globe, by Professor Flounus, of the ^ French Acadtmy of Sciences. Bailliere. ^ This Is an exceedlrgly curious and interesting fUcatiee. It condcuees into the thickness of a small brochure the results of the labors of a host cf aci- 1 entitle writers, with the author's own conclusions. Tbe questions which it examhios may be thus briefly tun me d up:?1. The Amount of Life; 2. The ap pearance of Life npon the Globe; 3. the fixity of Species; 4. The Species Destroyed and Lost. Ia tfuee are included incidentally the conditions of Luman longevity, of the continuity of life and of old age. In reference to the opinion of Mr. R 9 veil Id Parke, that the beginning of the decrease of the ani luil economy is in the respiratory organs themselves, aud that in fact this is the first origin?the starting point of old age?Professor Floorend says:?" 1 oan not adopt this opinion. Old age does not coalmen :e at an organ. It is not a local, but a general phe nomenon. All our organs grow old. Moreover, it is not always at the same organ that wo feel the first effects of age; it is sometimes one, sometimes si. oi her, according to our individual constitutions." fcoUNTAIN8 AND llOLXIIILLS, OR RECOLLECTIONS OF a Burnt Jocbnal, by Frank Maxryatt. Harper Blotters. The value of this narrative conBiati almost entire* ly in the peculiar Idiosyncrasy of the writer. A1 that he tells us we a'ready knew Lorn Various ether sources; but it is the manner of telling, as much as the matter toid, which frequently imparts 1 ^JCk* ***? I**8 a quaint, odd why of expressing blmselr, aud a turn for the hu ! morons, which make him a very pleasant if not a very instructive companion, and we can safely re commend his jiurcai to the notice of our readers. Speeches and Addresses bt toe Hon. H. W. Hilliabd. Harper Brothers. Tbe publication of a volume of speeches by a politician argues that his own appreciation of their value is gieater than that of his contemporaries, who would otherwise have saved him the task. Mr. Billiard ii unquestionably a man of great talent, but we confer we do not recognise either the literary cr historical importance of this printed collection of bis orations. The Winkles, ob the Merry Monomaniacs. An Amxbican Picture, with Portraits or the Na tives. Appleton & Co. The author of this story is already favorably known to the public by his "Wild Western Scenes," which were published a few years ago. The pre sent tale, although not always adbeiiug to the vrai h mil able in its In idents, is amnsingin its droll con ception of character aud general liveliness or fancy. Itwculd, however, be d ffiiult to find origiaals for seme of itB portraits. Constance Herbert, by Gsroldine E. Jews bury. Harper & Biotuers. This new tale of Ml? Jews'rury is, like all her oth ?r works, characterized by deep thought, shrewd peiceptl&n, and a playful wit which scintillates thrmghout its pages, without effort or elaboration, showing that it is a apontaneoui gift. The story is ore of these strong, powerfully drawn pic Vires of human life wbioh at once arrest the attention ot the reader and hold it spell-bound until its close. The Conscript, by Alexander Dames. Stringer & Towusend. This is a story of French rural life into ths current of which Dnmas' pen seems now to be entirely di rected, he has exhausted the field of hiitory for his subjects. It is marked by all the defects aid all the exaggerations of hi* style, bat at tbe same tine possesses all that force of imagination and epigrammatic brilliancy whloh impart such a charm to his works. The Conscript may be ranked amongst the very best of his productions. Household Words, by Charles Dickens. Dix & Edwards. The Ju'y number of this intestine publication has some exoelleit papers, amongst which may be spe cified "The Mase in Livery," "The Plagues of Lon don," "Two Chapters on the Crimea, by tbe Roving Englishman," end "Boots and Coma." There are few periodicals whose literary merits are so well sua tallied. PUBLICATIONS announced. "The Old Farm House," by Caroline Bntler Lor ing, will be ready by the first of next nnnth. Toe new religions novel advertised by Garrett & Go., under the title of "Which the Right Which the Lett?" will be published ebout the same time. A rew work, by Col. W. Spalding, of Richmond, Virginia, on Japan and the Japaneee, is also an sconced. Col. Spalding in well known throagh the Soath as a gentleman of distinguished talents and \ Igh social position. He recently returned to this c< or i> from Japan, in the steam frigate Misdsslp pi, 6Ld betides tbe joarnel whloh he kept, be has in his pcseesblon a large coileotion.or charts, and draw trgsof the scenery, coatumes and otier reinarkab.o objects that fell under hie observation daring his sojourn there. No offioer connected with the J ?pai expedition had better opportunities or greater faci lities for making himself thoroughly acquainted with tbe singular labile and customs of tbis very intelli gent and interesting people. His forthcoming v> iume is likely, therefore, to seenre a circulation larger than that of any book that has m yet been publishsd on the subject. We have been favored with some extracts from Col. B pal ding's hi anus crip-, which we think we may without Indiscretion lay tx fore our readme THE JAPANESE LETTER. It was at Wmoea, m * flat tonoisy aoratnr, 'a ths latwr pert el Apill, 1864. I has loads!, aaoeralnf to crvvlous ?ppoiBtn.FOt, to talis a boUaioal tr*?p lato lt>o ronnlrj w.tb IW oatber of tbo '' Mk.dlo KtSfJom,'' and aith a |*ati?aaa f CoioiUt eu ootaaiot. I rHctird tb* >bore b"fo*e ibnc, and a nnmSor tf tbe | vilag.m aiouo!) ktoos ?n tbe glistening whi'.? botch be lW'>n hot. uo Mil tu? fisjitig village of K tkizuki, wat. hiDb ib* ib*> o woil as it-cam* io an I ruUsxl against U-nirsMam or broke with a low splash through its ftothic cavern when I Hpo'oiebH by two younc jApitLtHs. wnose Ire** and addreea told tbit tber wne gentleman in their land. Ibey wors the rich bro cace Msechca; the bacdios of their s-iort and long swords ?? re decorated with amulets, and tue 1 gbt blue ovslm the summit of ibe.e frs.h somen polls shin* . far in.CK'iher than " a stubb'o lao 1 at harvest home." I Af'er tbi rhuracterat'C btnced scd knoe pios log aalu ta'ioo, see lupin'til w:<h th? a-pi atsl ''eh," which only a Japanese ran do eaactlr, whicb I jocularly repli ed fo with "abeyo," they came qmie close "to uie. Pointing to cur dill?r*ot ships In He harbor, th?y at trmptrc to pronounce their nstnes, but as they scarcsly enccetd'd, e ther in their stijueme or their articuUt on, particularly ct 'Vtaaixeippi" and "i'osrhstnn." I did it fir fLi n>. auu at tbeir request wrote ail of tlieir names Cnwu, with ore of tbe r camel's hair pencils Ibis dona, ttey Mil ,'ied to examine with some interest the chainat tsibed to srj <stckny,"orwatsh sod at the r?me times'ip yen into '.he bom mot my Test an enveloped letter, which uct.i'ing, 1 m n t.l aulj attempted to withdraw, when they gently restrained my han<i cast au noxious glance arovrd sod looked a most imploring look for arcresy. A n on int's thought, and 1 wan willing id indalge th-m in this, beheving ti e document to bare some reference to a matter which bad b?eo mooted by the to'.oger offi cers of tie squadron, of which 1 was one Just after tbla, s c? up'e of the resident cffirera cams up irom the dlrertion of fitnodu, whose appioach wsa the aigasl for tbe scattering of tl.e villagers, wbo ure n it permitted to itsiid and gaze on a a truster- Between tbem and my incognito ipi. teilary frinds, salutations were formWly inti i. hanged, wlieu both parties moved oil' in opposite dUe.tona. Tb# examining look which accompanied tbsse oih'rwhs very ordinary politenessai, on the part ct these 'rom bimoda, caused tbe idea to pass through my mind that tbe others were from soother province. j liy tbie time, my friends from tbe flag ship having jomttl me, wretruik into tbe country to the southward to take wbat in tbe " pigeon" d'ulect of the Ch unman, is calltil a "look sue" at tie botany of Jap. u, which those who have more of thin pleasant Information than myeslf, represent as bo eg of much Interest. I will not now give in outline of that day's walk; " tangled juni per" aod ' beds of reeds" were scarcely anythiug rom psied with the thick undergrowth at timss hin d? re 1 our ascent of steep hills We liad reatcd ourselves, near mid Jay, on the front steps cf a very picturesquely located temple, to partake of a little ehow chow, when tbe incidents of the mora irg came to my recollection: nr.d I banded over my epis tle "ta'raordinnire'.' to my friend, our interpreter, to get an inkling of what it w*a all about, at the same time glviig biui my sunrises as to its contents. It was of much note mj.ort; he thought the Commodore should ste it, promising to return it to me. As there was a number an ure us, no doubt indulging in he unremit ting Jap?D?,e espionage, I enly gat, at the time, the superscription, which was? ' A secret communication for the American men-of war sblpa : to go up higher." lie text n-gnt the officir of the mid watch of the Misb saippi heard the wo;de ' American! American l" pronounced >n a low tone frc.m ths top of the guoyway lander, and imnj*o lately two young Japanese descended to the deck. Ihey made signs to lum of great fatigue, held up thsir feeder, though lliatersd hands, auu de sired to cast oil tbeir boat from the fblp, which they were not peimittid to ro Ac attempt was made to ct-m | rehsr.'. il-i u. l-y ct ? (iblnese nervsnt, who was awoke tor the purpose, but the domestic Celestial Insisiedthbt tiey had ' rice tor sals." 'Ine commander of the Missisiippl directed them to be put on board of tie ilsg ship Here it was ascertained they were from Yerto; that they wtre desirous of coming ro our ocuntry; and thrt, unable to effect that ob ject, or have communication with us when we Jay off Yokohama, Uey hid followed us, at murh risk, in an open boat, from the bay of Ye.'o to our anrhor age at cimofa. Their plan wa<. after getting onboard of us, to permit their boat togoWilnft, allowing their ?words to is main in her, which family relics the Japan- i tse regard as viry heirlooms, not to bs ptrteJ with but in the last extremity, and by this means to produce the beli9i that their owners had been drowned when the boat should be pirked up. Fearing there might be some de ception in tbe matter, perhaps a rose to see in what faith we were prepared to observe their laws, which we were aware Inhibited any of tbeir people from leaving Japan, for a foreign country, they were ordered to be put ashore in a ship's boat, at a point where they would utt bo liable to oh.srvatKn, which was dote, the hour btiLg near two in the morning. On reaohisg the beach they men die lyptared tn tbe woods. A few days afterwards, some of our officers, in their strolls a tin re, ascertained that there were twe Japanese coalirec in a cage at a little hsrrack back of the town, aid on go ng there they were iound to be the persons who had paid the midnight visit to our ships, and ta- y alio proved to be my uu'Oitunatc friends of the letter. Tbi J onl not appear greatly down cast oy their situation, ?an out ot them wrote in bis nativo character on a ptuoe ?i.! b'-ajd, and pas??<l it through the b&rsct his cage to one uf our surgsaits present, who partly understood tbeir language, that therr lives would probably be taken for their temerity. 'Jhe tommrdnre, it is said, did not heat of their cap ture and confinement until the next morning, when he seatsonie otfeers a?li< re to see what nrgfct he done in the way of intercession, but on reaching the barrack, it w?e fcucd that they had that morning been sent to ths city of Yedo, ana as the attendant at tbe place made sign, for tb? purpose of being beheaded lhe following is tbe translation of the letter, which tbe unfortunate aspirants, for a sight of the great world, beyond their hermetic Empire, placed In the breast or my vest, the neat and sharply defined characters of whose original, as it lies before me, would a.-eur -evin cne who old not comprehend their language, that it had been penclllso by men of intelligence and taste:? TUB LETTER OF TUB JAPANESE. Two echolsrs of Yedo, in Japan, named Isagi Kooda and Kwanaurhi Marjl, present this letter to the high officers or others who manage affairs?That which we have received is meagre and trifling, as are our persons insignificant, so that we are ashamed to come before distinguished personages We are ignorant of arms and their uses In battle, nor do we know the rules of strategy sod discipline. We have, in short, uselessly whiied away our months and year*, and know nothing. We heard a little of the customs and knowledge of the Europeans arid Americans, and have desired to travel about <n the five great continents, but the maritime prohibit org of our country are exceedingly strict, so that for the foreigners to enter the " inner land," or for natives to go to other countries, are alike among the 1 immutable regulations. Therefore onr desire to travel ? has betn checked, and could only go to and from onr hreai-ts, unable to find utterance, and our fset so ham pered that we could not stir. Ihts had oeen the ease many years, when happily the arrival of so many cf your abipa anchoring in onr waters, now for several days, and our careful and re peated observation of the kind and humane conduct of your officers and their love for others, has revived the cherished desire of years, wh'cb now struggles for lt? exit. We have decided on a plan, wbieh is, very pri vately to take us aboard of your ships and carry as to sea, that we may travel over the Gve continents, even if by sodoirg we dirregard our laws. We hope yon will not regard our humble request with disdain, but rather enaole us to carry it out. Whatever we are able to do to sei ve, will be considered as an order so soon as we bear it. When a lame man sees another walking, or a pedes trian se a another .ioiug, would he not be glnd to be in his place'r Bow much more to an, wbo, for our whole lives, could not go beyond 30 deg E. and W., or '26 dejr N to 3., when we behold you come riding on the blah wind, and careering over the vast waves with lightning speed roestiog along the Ave continents, does it appear as if the isme bad away to wale, or the walk er an opportunity to ride I We hope jcu who manage affaire will condescend to graut sml regard our request, for as the restrictions of our country nre not yst removed, if this matter becomes ktown weahall have no nlaoe to flee, and doubtless will suffer the extremeet penalty, which result would great ly grieve your kind and benevolent hearts towards you fellow men We trait to have our request granted, and also that yen will secrete us until yc-u rail, so as to avoid all risk of sndangerirg llfo. When we return here at a future day, we are sn;e that wbat has passed will not he very closely lcvi stigated. Though rude and unpractised in speech, our desires are eeriest, and we hope yon will re gird n* in compassion, nor doubt or oppose our request An additional note enclosed, was ?The enclosed letter ccntaire the earnest request we have had formany days, ar.d which we tried in many ways to get off to you at Yokohama, in a fishing boat by night, but the cruisers ns re too thick, and none others were allowed to oonte ali t<g side, so that *s were In great uncertainty what to do. Teaming that the rblpa were crming here we have come to wait, intending to Hires punt and enqgooff, but bare tot succeeded. Trusting tbnt your honors will conceit, nfter people are quiet to morrow night, are will be at Kakirak! In a punt, at a place where there are no bouses, tesr the beach. There we greatly desire yon to eome and meet us, and thereby carry out onr hopes to their fruition.?Api 11 25. Provincial Ideas of tbb Present Crisis on tbe Siavkry Qtrstion?The editor ot the ftz Sun, in hie paper of Joce 14'h, commeutH m follow* upon the present state of afftlra in the United Btatea " Wnen, tho other day, we stated onr conviction that tbe nlarerY question woald issue in a disruption of the Union, we did not write noad v.eeoly. The slavery controversy ba? evidently reacted a point wctch admits of do new compro mise. Tbe demands of the prc-alavery party cannot be iccoLdled with thoae ot (be stout opponents of the system. The struggle is in such a stsge that no satisfactory adjustment of Urn difficulty u possible. The sturdy North baa unfurled the banner of defi ance and oatea th* central government to attempt once again to k drap a eon of Africa, a fugitive from tf.e South. Massachusetts haa proclaimed aa 'aw that fire soil n akea free Ken, be they black ot white. And. cot sideling lha tamper and admitted strength cf tbe Northern aections of the republie, it la cerlaiti that the general government a power lees to coeroe the reousant aoverelenUea into obedi tc tNt vile enactment which they have ignored. In ?ucb a canditron of pnblls feeling, and such aa ieeue pending, It were Idle fancy to snppoai tha [crmacency of tbeexlatlag federation possible. The I tnvals eottow 'scUry la JUIt msi* was J??tr?y?d by his en the iflh teat, lass, f jo, W. Th^Clty Guard I. w. ^ ,h# Bo"t#- Ju"? 31J r?r! ? n **" 10 "?? New Eulal Guard t e Botion City Guard, of this cHy a??2I Njw rorit City Card, felt proud ye^r^E Jot8eter*IJj Mt do,r,B " ?(tin; but it thsy did ltl t.Pe B0* ? wrUin sentiment akin to this fai >ng, the# they an not bureau. If thevdii R 'L"7^""r ?""'? ~ .252,5 ">g ec?and if there was any sin about it we wM smswa '"'7; rex*."' seldom bee# wo??.,!!i ?tr 'Jw, cuclu?"?tetiOfca, baa but* to mulib tfce' ?vmtiS? seemed to omrt possible. Natnte .J!nL? "1Mlt and joyful aa icoktd on at# i-ii o|^ .!? IL(*t pleasantly, letpl# ardairanyemiDtH ?er'e p^Iua *r'*K'aJtd splendidly, pacta'ion. and antictLuSj ?iHl admu*wJ- Ex the ioark, aid reti " .B<eM*sHy go ahead of m.Lt, but',# the p teeot iibtauoe 'ItV di-p?"* ??????????<i'S! s^wE?* - s&sus Guard, under oommand of Otpf'nenshaw ./h^ S5raSRr?! *?"""?uJerooimiSrf while expecting tie moment try arrival of thntr gueeta. a large crowd of spectators had aaaemh e# Haunafwv* ?l>l>olnled time, and the depot and Ha>?Mi*t square were filed with M H^'T^'ii^h8e7'"Ii,D8 BnlT?<l at hilf-paat 3 with h military lorn; and the New York Citr (iiur. under command of Capt. T T Ferris t*n?iv~tY?! mediately tbe iirst cWuV fw 'th? a:mi'**iL?chbyh ?*rtui(>oioas presentation of & aZj^M HT" &*?&&? a?s'i?t-"=5 swuuas ft me ifx'or * foh^n ^'tj^*kdU' wdJ oarried t ^sL?Vi having been compelled to leave *In r *(,'k on buiineas, and one or twobsinir ua> Zf}t*!t"thJ? ga^ 81bp,u'n'B Braes Bind accom Sf.?' 4. them, ard gave fine specimens of musio am ibe .ubeequent march, la order not to fatigue still thri noh nlC ?>ld3er tirtd>" * abort rou'e waa takes uph BlftcifitoD? Bid Union strcfits and Mat Stol? ?treet' where tr^UUaoo S: peurtdcn obsDge, t j the delight of numerous*^ "arohirg through Court, Treaont and tli? nn^n ii' ^ ???n aPPwed in the yard oC tbe Ci y Hall, end. formiiiir kau^re a trtitnri th* S"/ bi? Honor, Me,or SmltRSS i? Bj^rd of Aldermen. Adjotant French waited ddjw ))j? honorable body, who were awembled in their room,and esccrUd ihem to thejard where law few remaike, he introduced Capteii Fc Hita commis.icned cfflcers acd Rtsff of the New Ynlfc City Guard to the Mayor. Honor then ?* , yJ?U8fcta in tt few abort and approprhS rcmarka, in tnbetance aa folloaa:? 0PProP??? tot ^Z^rr1^" P!eas?nt occasion It is not to be expected tliat one should make a formal ar --* i pcccli, hut tcereW to extend to jou the right hand at 1hi?o*' P snd a fcnirtj welcome,^which^I SmtSl? lii/ S"t'* ?*D mdirilual caoscilv and as a r*nM r^n^I"f HirJ^rr^?f"tVl'*!S of ,be dlJ Sov*r<>?>eBt and the F a ln J OUT CoropkDT 1 flee a COTDh muinh if noted for it? dlflcipitne in military mtteriTIW aCrra '.t;e; .iD ,0fi,al m*' and ?b^ ."oV ."ch a ci* dlafVnd ibtmiw?"ant ?.??<>* free interchange of cor. thin wl v, 8 reniimenta of good will an! friend ?k uo wit ? htreeta her a to take vou tbronwh fuch as ^ou j'Os^i hH In vour ovn trrkat eitv ??,* NllM()?l.l!h'lltrti0r,i h'ttorieal aaeocUtlins, 'patriotia pmtrotia mtmi** c^,cuJat^d promote end continue^ mil .?OBJi *Ddr wa h*v* heartfl end MbW have become more"Acquainted JwithWI,ho2e da^h*H TOtt at this moment, who hare arm* in '?* rjnitoa In their face. pr^d"#^* Mr. Ccitmander, of our mlhUrr-proud of thenTS oIai*r,k but Proud of thfm u citizen._aiiiM? feeling proud of them aa auch, we must feel nrond t* I? f*be,r law sorry that so short a natiew bad teen given of your coming to this citr - but vet at. though I do not know bow Jong your stay 'in our mWt way be prolonged, I feel safe in atatlrw that noWd^ Ties ^?mTing ?n th? pirt of the mumdpal autb^* slt.iv ^'r y?"r fojourn here agreeable to tbe utmost to extend ucluaion. Mr. Commander, allow me again ^'5 ? ^ i ? and the corps under vour command a n?o?t cordial welcome to the city of Boston. ' Cnpt. Ferris responded to the remarks of the Maw. MS?? tbat *lon?f tbe route of their exctu^ Mub there was no p sce they bed looked forward ta with so much interest as Boston. He had alrendw experienctd the ho,pitality of Boston peop?i?^5 knew it to be mort exttnsive, and now thew W.Tfl' I wf" ,h? ultimatum of their hopee. Iicicediately alter the concinaion of Capt. Ferris' J}?*1!''tbe Battalion mar. hed directly to the Ame ?h?Bouse, where the whole body stacked arms ia hati^rDrlhWf P?rfonned refreshing ablations in tha h?nr ?tfll'U?iD'.vAt th? e*Plr*tion of half am bc.a''at flveL? dock, the order was given to fell is. w ich was done like a band of brothers, a man ok N f ? nn'Dvs 'J? ^ oach oiber? thli w v^n ? ri?nt, B. C. G. in the middle, and ir f .5? th? 1118 doori of the dia jrg-rocm were thrown open, and all hands aaawn bled aionnd tbe most sumptuous collation that ww hare ever a?n spread. Th?aia no exaggeration iv.a a ? Pl Every deli a y, both la aeaaom and out of feaacn, was provided in abuudanceiuid aa often aa the plates were emptied, they were 'fln*d ?pa,a' 80 tbat when tbe company rose from the ta ble, tl ere was as much provision on it as when thm "?? ? m<S?5P lent, and what U was not neglected. woiild be u?olesfl to attempt to giye an extended and minute account of the intellectual feast after J j,ppet<t? had h?60 Batisfied. Capt. Henahaw made acme moat excellent remarks. wal> coming the New York guests, and saying that it was an event to which he had looked forward wilfc S^ki?r /? i"' pa,d a high compliment to the B. C. G., and gave a sentiment:? New Tork City Guard, the Bo*ton City Guard, aa* the hr* IngUud Gu?rd-M?y tbe bond of unioa whbZ uuite? us thie day never be eerered. Capt. Bbepard, of the B. C. G., responded aad cleted with the followingp ea' Ma Tbe heslth, profperity snd perpetnsl good fortune at f ? ,*w ^ork?Msy they through aU tin* ?stead to the people their example, aa shown by tfcafc columas and conduct this day. ' la*lr remarked that his words were not needed by old frlenda whom be felt himseir amosgat but be wouid sjieak a word of thanks for his nam! a poition of whom were strangers. Hospitality lis Bcatrn floated ini cloudt?toey wen surrounded^md overotme by it, but still it waa their wayofdoC ?? *l?y had got into It, they mustrat if j J*d ^ey would find It hard to teke. He closed with the sentiment ? The N. E. G.. the B. C. G., aad tha N Y an tilaity?? glorious trinity. ("Auld Sva. hw'tkt Brigade Baad, all ataadlag aad Magt^r)^ ' 1 ^ Bptechfs and sert menta were alto givan t? asr Jcnaa H. French, Lieut. Upbam. of tho N% r ' LKnterant, Bu kley and Draper, of the N Y* c' o' Afst. Quartennaater Kamuel Elatfcaway ' fiii' r'iw* Potler, ard others, all off band aad socUl ?di?? half-past ^nvro, "beatSo ffco pwfcot'y satisfied with ersryw thing. The line was immeciav ly formed, aad tab ing lit, open the travclworo, but floe spirited mi. whole-souled New Yorkers, who see wed as fresh aa ever, the march was taken up for Union Hall, tha quartern assigned for their oc upation while la Boa ton. Ihese have be.n ftoniated in a most comfort, able manner. In the supper rooms, tables which will accommodate at least two hundred are arraagafl for the collate, Ar. In another room?the draw ing room to tbe ball?are beds aad other (krnltwa for the <,Ulcere, la a apacions and well mat Hat ah hall are twenty-five c..ttnpo bedsteads, with rood mattiresrs, and mirrors aad other furniture, tafnid rd for the accommodation of the oorpo. Another nrm is appropriated for the baud. At eight o'clock the New York Caniwav swa left to lake their rat, while the New Eurlande* aad the City Guard, after exchanging aalutea ratfrl ed to their armories and dlamisaad. How all parliM got alsng daring the evening, we caanot tall* kst it is dt.ubUul If any one w 11 . outplain nt having "set fwp_ygl?ot " Tbe New York "hova^are a fi<?? set ef men, who avi<teitUt knew their duty, ami do It too; end we ere to fled that they have get l|*e gocd haxcli, aa the/ deserve aU good treatment.

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