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!IE.V OF THE WORLD. .
There is a grejit dihcrcnco between the
power bf gi v i n g gootl n d v i c e an d the abi 1-
itv to act upon it, . Theoretical wisdom is
perhaps rprely, associated with practical
irii!flffl! land v6 often find that men i
nolalent whatever cohtri vo to pass through
life with -credit and iproprietyti nder the
guidance' of a kind of instinct. , These ae
the persons who seerb to stumble by mere
good luck upon the philosopher s stone.-
In the cornmercd of life, everything they
ton ch seems to turn into gold. - .
We ar apt toj place the greatest confi
dence in the advice of, the successful, and
none all in, fiiat I of the unprosperous,
if fortune never favored fools nor neg
lected the1 wise; fj A inan may have more
intellect than does him good, for it tempts j
him to meditate pLTidto compare, when be
should ict -ith j-apidity- and decision
and by trusting too much to bis own sa
gacity, .and too ijttlc So fortune; be; often
loses mariy a golden
yjJiJuriunuy, inai is
tery to his less brill-
like a prize in the lo
iant competitor f It
is not inc men oi
I thought, butrthq meri of action, vha are
best fittcj .to pukbUi cir way Upward in
the worl4. The Hainlets or philosopical
spectilaicirs arej of heirfclement in the;
crowd. : pThcy are yise enough1 as reflect
ing observP.k?. bllt tbft rhnmpnt ihrr tin.
! wend frdmf their solitary elevation, : and
mingle Hvith; thfe tbik throng of their fal
low-creatures, there a sad djscrenancv
between their cjicrnitV as teachers arid their
conduct as itetnrs ihir wicTm i
lite ;cvanora;t talk like
"bi." cJs r" wtjioois. j i nere js
an essential dirterencfe between those qual-
jties that are riecessarv for success in tho
world, and those tha are required in the
closet; ! ftaehrl w tA uJcoet i,iim.
beings irj his quiet study, but when he en
tered tho wide and'ioisy tb'eatro of life,
he sometimes conduclted himself in a way
ti put thje imj: roprieJn&'-'rrioral essay.
Be knek as Melt as An :v man nat nones-
ty is the
act as if
best; policy, lut he did qot always
he thought &o. The flne intel
lect of Addison could trace wth subtlety
and truth alii the prop rieties of social and
of publiclfe jbut he; -vas himself ;deploi
aily infficieiboili''f! s a' companion and
as a statesmk n A; more delicate and ac-
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poet Coerjis not often met with, though
he yas absolutely incapable of turning his
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knowledlre and ifood sense to a nraetieal
ge and; good sense to a
account, jandvlif h he came to act for him
self, wasjas helpless hd; dependant as a
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vuut. j, up cAOTucuiimiuur oi me vveaun
of Nations! could hot manage the econo
my of hi$ own housed ' " .
PfopM yhbiiave sc ught the" advice of
successful men of the world? have ofbn
j experieMed;tt feeling of. surprise and . dis
I appointnjentWhen listening to their com-
inonplace maxims arid weak and barren
There is very; frequently
4e same dis
prepanc', though in tberoppo-
petween the wordrand the
actions pf prosperous
Aat I have noticed in
men of ibe" world
'.thft Aflsp.lnf nnsnr.
Cessful meri 6? wfsdorA. -Th farmer fnllr
' like Tools, bu ihey act like men! of sense ;
j the reverse is; the case with the latter.
The thipkersjmay saflydirect the move
ments cfj othi'r men, but thejvdo not seem
pcculia " y fitfed ! to dirject their own. -
They jvvho bask in the sunshine of pros
perity fife generally inclined to be so un-
cfuiltpfo -tune as tp attribute all their
access jq th sir ; bwri:xertions, and to sea
33a their .pity for their less successful
JnendSjiith some' decree ofContempt. In
great majority of cases;-- nothing can
morel ridiolous ar d unjtrst. In the list
.the prosperous, the re are very few in
deed who o-e tbeir idvancement to tal
3t and sagacity C ajone.lTh rhajprity
siust attribute their rise tp a enmbinatipn
i industry, Jprudenck and good fortune ;
(i there afp many who are still more in
debted jto thfe lucky cidents ofjife than
b their joAyrl jChametelr o conduct. .
PerhKps n pt only tlie higher intellectual
ttis, but even the finer rrioralTemotibns,
fe an encupbrarice to the fortune-hunter.
A gentle disposition
andl extreme f rank-
"CSS Ann crannr-nett tr
have been the ruin,4
a wo.rldlisensej ojf many a noble spirit;
ere is'a degree of cautiousness andmis-
st, and a certain insensibility arid stern
t' - W11' ?Yen essential to the man who
.tollajst through the worfd and se
cure hi j oWn iriteresis j He can not turn'
a id indulge in generous sympathies,!
lthoii ; ne Meeting n some ; measure bis
c'vn afTairs.; It is like a pedestrian's pro-
lf r?u a croWded. street ; he can
paiise for a moment,:or look-to the
lsht of icft, without increasing his own
cmction. Wheii time : and business
til !aHpPn hirRe cry of affliction
y. theroadside is unheeded arid forgotten.
acquires a hauif of indifference to all
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6Uil not here sfjeak of those by-ways
in h (V which require only - a
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arf of hypocrisy and meanness ;
t:r cf thos
e lnsinuarmg manners and friv-
& JAMES, -.- . )
oIou ccpmplishmerits vvhich arc so often
better j rewaj-ded than worth or genius :
nor of thearts hv whih n
ad venturer ometimes throws modest
and meritorious rival into the shade. Nor
shall II prdcjeed to show how great a draw-
back is aindble sincerity in the commerce
of th ej wcrit). The memorable scene between-
Git Bjas and the archbishop of To-
led k pajlyl anoiughtlyre-acf j on the
greaf stageji lite.; l ean not enter upon
minute iparticularsr touch lipbn all the
numerjous banches of my subject, without
exceeding the limits I have proposed to
myself in tbe present essay. . ' - -
jt Perhaps jaj knowledge of the world, in
may mean nothing more than a kno wledge
of conjventip lalisras, or a familiarity with
lhejj lqrmi fend ceremonials off society:
This, 6ff course, is of easy acquisition "when
the; rrind ps pnee bent upon the task. The
;kf proprieties of life to
;a conjjnialtsDirit soon ceases tb bea-stn.
ujr is eapimjr ucuumea mere naoiC, Or
an untrpubjd and unerring instinct-This
is atways'the case when there is no sed
entary labar by the midnight lamD to Dro-
ue 4r lyainly stoop in the shoulders,
ut ucvwiwvtuu uv,igvt UI ti, i aUC . (.Villi Ull-
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uttjr u, (.no inuua , auu wuere mere is no
abstract thought or poetic vision to dissi
pat 4ttention, and blind us to the tri-
;ly feuhp ii4 Some degree of vanity and
jf iipvt-. pcirjjuaavaaiuii are ausoiuieiy es
isential S' bntfhich 1ntfillvt is nnlv nn v
M-i i-" i n F J " - -"v .".-
sstrqetion; Taeres are some who seem born
lor the boudoir and the ball-room, while
others are as Httln fitted fnr fntino w
society jfesiaf fish; is for "the open air and
the dry land'
! They who are more faml-
bcloks than with men. cannot
Id pleased when their souls
if T if Irll" ; aiuiuok ve
nial ihypoerisv of Doliteness is the mnrn
cnminal and! disgusting in their judgment
pn ccpprttof its difficulty to themselves,
nd; jtMcj flvpking' ' ease : with, which it ap
rieajrs f&M idopted by others - The 1p
quacity bf the forward, the effeminate af
fectation of the foDDish. and thft sentAn-
tiousness of shallow gravity, excite a feel
ing! of! cbnltenipt knd weariness that thev
baye-nfeitherithe skill "nor the inclination
tu cviiueii. if
rcciuse pnuosopner is unable to re
turn a simple salutation without betraying
lSjawKwarqness and uneasiness to the
iuik eyeibf the nian of the world. He
xhibijts ai ludicrous mixture of humility
:an4 jpeff indignant at the assur
ance of .others, and is mprtified at bis own
timidity! i He is vexed that be should suf.
fer Ihps e:!w
bom he feels tp be his inferiors
it - PIM .;) rtiif-l.
itemrjorarv sunerioritv. He is
troubled tbatj they should be able to rou
ble ; him, and ashamed that thev should
make ihtm ashamed. Such a man, when
rifefsiirjtp society, brings all his pride.
ut ieaires his vanity behind him. Pride
pur wounds to remain exposed, and
ies them idoubly lrntable; but vanity,
is Sancho snys of sleep, seems to cover a
Matiyei 'spirit can not concentrate its at-
entiori;on minute jind uninteresting cere
nonia,ls,! arid a sense of unfitness for soci-
; :triake$thej most ordinary of its duties a
gainful i !ta$k There are some authors
Who would rather write a' quarto volume
in praise ;of . woman, than hand a fashion-
able lady! tb her chair.
The foolish and formal cnrivp.rsnlinn nf
f i c?Iar bat it would, perhaps, be
lbjecto lable if he thought he could
fake ajsb'are in it-with any degree ofcred-
iu iie can notaespise his fellow creatures.
ibeiMbofly indifferent tp their crood
nateyer toe may think of their
;aW conversation,-his uneasiness
batT hp does riot feci altoffether
abo ve or independent of them. No man
tp sm unfit jEot the complany be
At lltqn&e, every mah.wouldbeal
Jj Thpj aiprr most fariiiliar iq ineri of tbe
lyorldiare jpassed from one tengue tp ari
)th6rjvithout much reflection. ' They arc
ihatlthe I advice which Polonins.; in th
I fagepy Jdfjilamlet, giyeV hfs son pn ; his
coing abrop.fd, exhibits a degree of wisdom
wnolfyliricbtisistent witb the general cha-
racier oi mat wean anu loonsa pia man.
iBut ih lhSs ease. as in most of a similar nn-
tdrerivc ppxlon closer consideration, that
what may jseern "at the. first glance Can er
ror or nersifht nf 5?haksneares. is onlv
ianother illustration of his accurate know
ledge of human life. The precepts which
thf old mrm dpsirr tn fiv in the mind of
aertes rim just such as he mrght have,
heard a hundred thousandtimcs in his long
tlirougn trio won J. l ney are not
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brought out from the depths of his own
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mjui ; mey nave joniy lastenea tnemsclves
on his memefy,. land are much '. nearer tp
uwwuguo buiiu uuis uean. mo uiie is sur
prised at the innumerable wiscj "saws and
prpverbial phrases that, issue from the lips
of the most sil ly arid ignorant old women
in all ranks of life in : town arid fcouAtrvJ
in cottages arid In courts In the conver
sation of theweakest-mirided persons' we
often find, asiiriC that of? Polonius, totb
matteriandj impcrtinency mixeaV i i His
In .t!tLi. L-r 'I' ' --ll; - 71
ouK wc w ugmai in a pnuosopner, uui oi
a courtier arid rian of the world; ; Her e-
wuca mc uuiuuiuu wisuom oi nis associ
' '. ' Give ererr'man thine ear" hut fiw iWvnic -
v Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment."
He is indebted to his court education for
th? moan nnd 1aairftn A:J'- - ml
iuuiiwMucas U14XA.1U1. xo lis
ten eagerly to the communications of oth
ers, and to conceal his own thoughts, is
me nrsi lesson mat a courtier learnsf Let
us quote'anotheir specimen of his paternal
"' " Neither a borrower nor a lender be ;
; For loan oft loses both itself nA fAnA
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry
Polonins might have picked up this
vellous scrari of prudence in Isome
tradesman's I shop ; not, however. !
pawnbroker's, for the sign of which it
would form a Iverv forhiflflino- Urlf t
There are a few precepts in the parting
v x uiumua uj a. asoiuewnat nigrner
tuiiiiiuier : uuiiqrv ara oniv unnn nsflnat
about the world, and are repeated on ac-
casion oy all well-intentioned people.
They are not of that hih and original
cast which , Shakspeare would have put
hu mc muuLu .ot naraiet, or any otner
luougnuiu ana noDie-nearted personage.
It seems paradoxical to affirm that
who are outfof !the world know
Hhe philosophy of its mbvements thanthdse
wno are m it ; put it isneverthele$s per-
icunjr nuc, aau easuy accouncea lor. l ne
hnsv man ic !cn mt4I.. ...U'.lij . .
the vast machine, that he has not (leisure
to observe it motion. An observer sta
tioned on a bill that overlooks !a battle nan
see more distinctly the operations of either
r. l tlij. l . . .1 i.
unuy man ine comoaiants tnemseives. -They
who have attained success hv
good fortune! are particularly ill-fitted to
aireci ana cpunsel others who are- strug
gling through the labyrinths of life. A
shrewd observer who has touched th
rocks, is a better pilot than he who hasi
passea tnroush a dithcult channel in iV
norance of its dansrers. I
lne extent ojf a person s knowledge of
manKina is not to be calculated by the
number of his Vears. The old. indpfiH. ar
always wise in their own estimation, and
eageriy volunteer advice, which is not in
all cases as eagerlv receivedi The stale
preparatory sentence of " When you have
come to my years," &c. is occasionally a
prologue to the wearisome farce o-f second
childhood. A I Latin Droverb savs that
experience teacheth;" It sometimes does
so, but not always. Experience can not
corner natural sagacity, and Without that,
it is nearly useless. It is said to be an
axiom in 'natural history, that a jat will
never tread again the road on which it
has been beaten : but this, has been dis.
proved in a thpusand experiments. It is
thSame with riiankind. A weak-minded
man, let his years be few or numerous,
will no sooner be extricated from a silly
scrape, than he wilt fall again nto the
same way. Nothing is more comrnon than
for old women (of either sex to shake
with a solemn gravitytheir thin griy hairs,
as u iney covered a repository oi gathered
wisdom, when perchance some clear and
lively head upon younger shoulders has
fifty times the knowledge with less than
half the pretension. We are nofi always
wise in proportion to our opportunities of
acquiring wisdom, but according to the
shrewdness and activity of our observa
tion. Nor is a man's fortune: in all cases
an unequivocal criterion of the character
of his intellect or his kuowledge in the
world. Men in business acquire a habit
of guarding themselves very scare fully a
gainst the arts-of those with! whom they
are broughtjin contact in their commercial
transactions; ; but they are, perhaps, better
versed in goods and securities than in the
human heart. They wisely trust a great
deal more to law papers than to the hu
man face divine," or any of those indica
tions of character which are so unerringly
perused by a profound observer. A great
dramatic poet can lift the curtain p the
human heart ; but mere meri of business
must act always in the darkj and, taking
it for granted that every individual, what
ever bis ostensible character, may be a
secret villain, thev .will have no transac
tions with their fellpw-creatures until they
have made assurance doubly sure," and
secured themselves from the possibility of
roguery and imposition. They carry this
habit of t caution and mistrustfulness to
such a melancholy extreme, that they will
hardty lend; a guinea to a father pr a bro
ther, withorit a regular receioL Thev
judge of all mankind by a few, wretched
exceptions. I sawyers nave a simuar len
dency to form partial and unfavorable o-
pinions oi tneir ieiiow-creaiures,! uecause
they come iri contact with the "vyorst spe
cimens of humanity, and see more of. the
dark side nf lifft than other men. T Of. all
classes nf npn. npirhnns the! members of
t ne medical protession nave i me: oesc op
portunity of forming a fair and accurate
Ijuagmeni oi manKina in genera, unmi s
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Rcu&s. Do this, jjn Liberty
- ' Gtvil, Harrison.
gratifying to know that none have a high
er opinion ot human nature. , . . .. -.
;It is pbsenrable,that men are very much
disposed tp make themselves the meas-.
ure of mankind ;f or in other wxrds, when
they; paint their J fellpw-creaturrs, to dip
their brush iri the colors of their own heart.
f All seem infected that the infected spy,
As all seems yellow to the jaundiced eye." -"
On the other hand, a frank arid noble sni-
rit observes the world by the light of its
own; nature ; and indeed all who have stu
diedjmarikind without prejudice or parti
ality and with a wide .and liberal obser
vation,; have felt that man is not. altoge
ther un worthy of being formed after the
image Jof his Maker.' f'K.--. '
Though I have alluded to the tendency
of some particular professions to indurate
the leart arid limit or wrap the judgment,
I shpuld be; sorry, indeed, if the remarks
thatjl have ventured upon this subject
should be regarded as an avowal of hos
tility toward any class whatever of my
fellow-creatures. I should be guilty of a
gross absurdity and injustice, if I did not
readily admit that intellect and virtue are
not confined to one class or excluded from
another. Men are, generally speaking,
very much the creature of , circumstance ;
but there is no condition of life in which
the soul has not sometimes asserted her
independence of all adventitious distinc
tions ;Jand there is no trade or profession
in which we do not meet with men who
are an honor to human nature.
.From the New York American.
And this is Life.
He who would analyze the seemingly contra
dictpry elements, in which man moves and has
nis pctng, need not wonder at the discontent.
the happiness, the 'restlessness, the vanity, the
pride, the show of wealth, the desire to conceal
it, the arrogant claims of learning, the attrac
tion of beauty, the workings of retired talent
the multiplicity of noisy nothings ; all of which
have their day and sway. ( .
Tliere s the retired man of business, over.
with all the seeming requisites of happi
breakfasts when he chooses, sumptuous
ly, lounges in his unread library, and takes, his
airing in almost regal style.
By the fellowship which he has established in
society, he is constantly reminded of his deficien
cies in those accomplishments that invest life
with: charms the most engaging, and dignity the
mos enduring. Thrice every week he goes to
his bedj Wofully sensible that Horace and Vir
gil have lived for him in vain, and Grecian bards
tuned their lyres for more fortunate and happier
sensibilities. He awakes on his 50th anniver
sary, determined to enter the labyrinth of classic
lore, and is lost.
j j j j And this is life !
There !s the plodding merchant, who goes to
his counting-room, and until his letters are read,
is hardly conscious of anything but existence.-
His brow; contracts, or expands according to the
nature of their contents : he reads and is filled :
determines to sell his coffee and cotton' to the
first, bidder arid at the least sacrifice ; goes home
with a sinker at his heart; finds fault with his
dinner, and if he has a wife, is almost tempted
o sell her.'
- j j And this is life !
There is the stock broker ffreffarioua from
his birth-r-he comes to his six by eight lodgment
in Wall sjlreet, with a quick step and every mus
cle and: eye alert he goes out to feed in the
high way, las hens do, along with their brood, un-
u 10 o ?Iock, when he mounts to a higher re.
gion to sett ruminate and realize philosophizes
on the insecurity of securities hates the like
ness of the market to the tides, so regular in their
uds and downs is vexed that he did not eo into
smiling Canton, instead of drooping Stonington ;
goes home to dinner, looks grave at his wife,
snubs his! children, and protests against having
any morel 1
i j And this is life !
There Is the clerk, whose yearnings for notice
and gentility have induced him to quit his hard,
though safe bench in the Counting House, fofa
basement in once of the City thoroughfares,
where hcj sets up cbampaigne, cigar, and bacon
vender.1 j Possessing some light accomplish
ments, he ;receives invitations to parties, and
having iil! real ownership in himself always
accepts ; to decline he dares not by little and
little he goes into love but is obliged to come
out of it jiriuch more suddenly : he goes" home
at midnight to his estate of one room and the
turniturei sullen, aissatisnea ana vexed mat peo
ple cannot be uncorked as easily as his cham-
baisme. and swearing that he will devote the
next tw'ejve months in mastering the art that
enables so many to butter their bread on both
sidesrand pay their rent.
And thiiUfe! . :
There is peter iSnug, who has lived so long
on one spot, as to make nis oneness immortal ;
he serves as a perpetual sign board to the ris
ing generation ; his trophies are defunct dealers,
hon descript .mercbanu, and visionary shop
keepcrst .1 , "j; : -'' ' " -. -
;i He rises with the sun, breakfasts and dines
with a despatch not surpassed by the express
mail' and makes his bank deposit so uniformly,
mat us omission womu mrow an gruiuarj casn-
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NUMBER 42, OF VOLUME I.
ier into a fit of sickness. ' He early calculated
thej price ofLwife ana children,' but was frfefcU
enqd by the fooling up ; . he was wedded to econ
nmv itnA k.J tL." ' u.. t -
...w.euu uiu uis graj nairs auesi uis
And thia is counter life !
There is the mechanic, emphatically tho ar
tificer of his own fortune.! His mind so runs on
timber, iron, bricks, and leather, that; it is not
strange he should think his wife and children
composed in paf t of he same materials : hence
the joints that connect his'paternal ark,' are sub
jected to no small wear and tear; but theTpan-
temper is going out,;and if.they mlss of an av.N
erage share of happ ness, it is because the Boss
aspires to, and sccui -ea a seat, 0 4d?Asseiinblyt:
where he diligently assists inpZane-ing down
opinions that have essentially contributed to his
elevation. ? - ' : 1 - - !."- i -
And this is life f ;
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There is the rih sleeping partner. His
sleepiness goesbrad toir bis other faculties,
and get awake travels every where but into
counting houses he knows Glasgow, Manches
ter, Liverpool, and yons as matters of histo
ry, and London, Pans and Naples as matters of
fact perhaps he carries a winning card, in the
shape of a wife, who by a sweet presence and
voluble discourse, secures for them Ambassado.
rial letters, presentations at Court, and whatev
er else their ingenuity may devise. Having
contracted aeavy load of European reminis
cences, they Icome tome, and tip up ; but the
monotonous humdrum of American life soon be.
comes insipid, and ofT they go to be again mere
spectators of stars and garters in ' the elder
world. Whilst repeating this dilicious experi
ment, a letter marked "private," comes from
the Ameiican firm premonitory of cominff ill,
and arrests the enjoyment iif their carnival.
Ere long, they find( themselves upon the billows
both real and imaginary, hot knowing what may
And thia is life !
There is the very close, shrewed man, who is
viewed by his townsmen as a sort of walking
razor edge never dull rarelwoffers his arm.
unless to a stranger, and can scent an applicant sterl. provisions; luggage and everything
for a loan, the length of Wall street. In his wee carried on men's backs ; and -my
domicile you may remark design all concur- saddle-horse Was a stout mulatto (part In
ring and subservienUo one end, ef and it is dial?) whom I occasionally mounted when
fortunate if his children do not prove to be a lit- tirelI of piking. I felt at first a decided :
tie race of penknives. The daily torment s Pff nance to this sort of equitation, and :
this man is the fear of being over-reached and
dying of a broken heart.
And this is life ! .
There is the fortunate unfortunate the man
who, when his last creditor signed ofH rose in
imagination like a roc
ket ; a million are in pros-
pect, and prospects enough for amillion. MCon
quer or die " wtis the motto, and he diddle, and
"made no siffn.
And this is life !
lnere is the man ofgreat pretensions, whom
to boy at his own pric, would beggar an Astor
behind his chair and carriage servants wait ;
a very respectable man, that nobody respects ;
inwards, how full of piety; in actions, how in-
1-aboundihg appetite" for
groat agencies, and throughahem becomes a
sort of dictator to irnrter, and jobbers; his
notion of equity is defined by Seldeu's remark
"according to the size of the Chancellor's
foot'- In settling family estate, he would be
more executioner that! executor ; if he should
ever die, a slate and pencil Would be an appro
pria'.e emblem on hisjgrave stone. ,
And this is life !
There is the Poet, fearfully and wonderfully
made, sometimes. Life, hanging in festoons of
richest flowers all about him, and his aspira
tions partaking of their hue ; to him the true
and beautiful seem always approaching butne-
structing a monument to the muses, and though J
summoned, tney come not to its consecration;
he sighs over the apathy and insensibility of his
fellow-men, until icani jturns his choice Helicon
into bitters, or forces him at last to slake his I
m j . - -
thirst from a fountain of icommon 'M Croton."
On this fore he thrives, and soon marries into
.t,. A - ..j i...
w "V w 1W"5",HC- 7"
a very respectable progeny of essays ; he sue-
ceeds in walking the parth like other people,
only now aha then mourning over the decline
of poetry particularly his own. ;
T will tav nothing of the man of much monev. I
large wisdom, and entire god faith, untillfind
htm" , f rm n'
j ; . "
- Sabbath in Switzerland. -A correspon-
dent of Jbe Ni Observer, w-riting from
Zurich, says. I spent the f Sabbath here,
and wasurpHsed to find : in thb home of
Zwinffli4his Protestant canton so little
miiitorv;wp.iAAViPAva'nn the DUD11C f
fWm; while l on. one side was a public ex-1
moition ot rope dancers ana tumoieixuu
among the tumblers two rosy cheeked pea-
sant girls. This is a Protest canton jn-
deed. Protestant it may ,De, out mis was
no Protestant Sabbath; I
;- - -. r , : . - ;
ing a coal of fire into the muzzle of
d, you can save the priming. 5, .
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. ! UEIGN OF TEIIROI1.
.Macaulgr in his Review of the "31c- '
moirs of Barrere," irivriH t, r it
i a , i . .. ; f . bl ves lDe followm "
brief, but striking picture of the Uei-a of
Terror in revolutionary France : 1
"Then tthWays wheii thembstl"
barbarous of all codes , was administered
by the most barbarous of all tribunals. "
when no man could greet, his neighbors' i
or say his prayers or dress his -hair with-"
out danger of committing aijapital crimoti
when, spies lurked in every corner, vheii1
the guillotine was long and hard at work v
every morning ; when the jails were filled :
as close as the hold of n slAv Rli;nV u.W
the gutters ran foaming with blood into
the beine ; -when it was death to bereat1
neice io a captain of the royal guards, tr
a ha.lf brother tod doctor of Sarbonne ; to'
n - phether assignats would
n?1 Ja.U ' f ?r?1 that lle English had been "
to hvejalcopy of Burke pamphlets lock- : :
a If f desk ;to Iaugh'ata? Jacobin 1 iJ
forkking theiiame of Casstus or Timo-r H
ledni orjtf call the m sans-culotidc,:bv : ft
;itspjdJsop;erstitio ii I
day. While the' dailvwa.nn tnnU -r.
carried jtoj theirpom thrbugh "tho streets
of Paris. the nrocon5nIs whnm tK
cignj committee had sent forth to the - de-;
partpacnts, revelled in an extravagance of
crusty unknown even in the capital. Tho
knife optbe deadly machine rose and felr
top flow: for their work of slaughter.-
Long rowjs bfeaptives were : movcd down
witrj grape shot; 3 Holesvere made fii the f
bottom ofV crowded 1 barges. Hiybns was -turned
into a desert. ?;AtiArras, even the v
cruel merpy-bf speedydeath was denied "
to . tlje. prisoners.- All down the 'Loire, from
Sarrtur t6 the seagreat flocks, of rowa
andpwites feasted onnaked corpses, twined ,
togelher in hideous embraees. No mercy
wasi shovy n to iex or age. The number -jun&
jlads and girls of seventeen who
werf murdered ly that execrable coverri-
ment, is to bo reckoned by hundreds. Ha- :
biesltorb from the breast weretbssed frbm -pike
to bike alonsr the Jacobin ranl-si-- .
Onel chaninion of libertv: had his' rwvVpt
welt stuffed with ears. , ' Another s wnnr-
gerejd abejut withthe finger of a little child
tu us ua4 ,a icvv niuniusi naa serveu io
degrade! France below; the level of New
anq. - : - : v; '
VJSLLINGi OVER THE ANDES.
Cjlfickelt, Esq:, iU. 'Statestors ?
kfftdms at Lima, ina letter id the Na-:
tionai Institute, remarks:- ;
; tmvltrl firj loitt -
mOnST the Andes Withmit cninrr "r Knmnn
creature except those with-me, arid along:
d tfackl (jnot a road) which for the mostl
jftr precipices, or through a forest literally
imrftriho Ki . .......
77 "T? limv-DCing lor
the base and the CllStOm nfuhe - nnnntrxr
got :he better of my scruples, as they had
of rfiord cjansientious men, no doubt ; and
as t le sillero (chairman) as he was called,
told me it was his" occupation to r carry
Christian over the mountains and solici
ted he job, I struck a bargain with him,"
and the price was $10 UhroughVTl riding 7
abojit half the time. Thia quadrupedal
bined.-lf $in lip. mav ti nntla1
to be a very surefooted and trustv nnim.il
and learned me in perfect safety to the end.
tie route. The modus equitandtis this :
instead of a saddle, a Very light chair is
useq which the chairman slings upon his
"T-V ine raveucr s lace, wnen seat-
ZW .nW0,nff '
jwhcn mounted he sll0u,a kc
himlelfvery accurately balanced, for there -
are bany! places in nassincr whlebrri. fnUn
stepjonthie part oTthe-'Wrb''mightpauso
a tumble down a precipice, which would
be fatal both to the rider and the ridden
,y Pfvp&imJ--ln Massachusetts the number
of State paupers for the year ending-1st of No
vcrafer,; J1044, was .(MJO f these" 3,088,
more than bne half, are foreigners.: '-
! IttjSf. Louis the number of paupers in tho
Alms House is 68 ; : of these 43 are foreigners,
and 5 Americans. During the last four years
then! have been, admitted into the St. Louis
Alarjne Hospital, 1,289 ; foreigners and 530
Oh thisjthe Tribune .says Wrv'vV:
Such facts as these are sometimes cited to
dispirage foreigners ; but they may hettc
rnnslflered as comnlim(nf to AmonV-ni
1 . j j 1 - w .wlvl(vy .f WW-".
preftr to rent dwelling for themselves, rather
thaid to creep under the sheltcrf the; roo& ofU-
edififces prpvidedfor the needy by4he Staled "
Bt$Ucl it! Is singular that in America the
homkxf all classes from theto!d world, both the
educated 'idVprosperoui, the-pbor mnd ignorant
-Ms it singular that some portion of the latter "
should claim our charityjn' tWs new land of ;
hi i&i wirfn ahoda offfosneTitr." t : s s 4 tC:.
j: list them come,T)ut not from European poor- ?
houses and European prtsonsa tax upon tho
bard labbrbr e( AraerieaT poison ;to societV
and the Republic Why are we to support ail
the 1 weepings and sweep-off of tho earth
r - "' ljt"- - ;i
jtp'JJ, establishment for. the manufac-
z!TLr:j.:.,Z :n. : ; --.
a is now m
: tti ti.ii u rr.i -i
tiol in foct0ry are cflccted by steam.
Thcocoons are reeled on the machine
:unirersailv 4-nown as the PiedmontcEn V
and the silk is snun on a throstle mn-
a edification of which" makes tho J.
twined ilkThree looms are wnrkrvv
A- " I
anc; are principally employed in making :
sewing silk, handkerchief,, vesting and "
dre3 patterns for ladies." fJ V.ir.-;
and are principally employed in making :
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