"$c ift& io &o0, U )oii Soij .rfhj, q.)0 fo jo'i .Duty.'
ri T TT' T T 1
I. J. IlULIUn.t 'fBLKllliH.
CT3I2lI:?LIj01,,I,E5, 3XT CL, OCTOBER. G, 1832.
HOLTOBI & WILLIAMSON,
' were riding along the streets, returning from I prowess or skill, brings the quarry to tbo mountain, the roaring river ai.. tlio uproot-
their plantations, and suddenly, across the ground. Hut now the aun was sinking be- ing storm. Ah ! then the is inviting, then
... nl i"
.ft r i
itrnt n 1 1 rnttln.l mill ernu-dsl r.f I it t lo I liilifl llo nt.it I...,,. !..: .... ..I 1 i.e. r 1 .
. -i - - ius iiufiuciiiiig dmiiii- is ner exposition oi power, aim grandeur,
shoutiiiL' boys, and ruddy youths, issued I ows heralded the annroach of niirlit. II.iw n,l nil,lii;i si....h nnr.. tl...
uj. .i. .! 'i - I-:,.' r i .l rr.i ...t . .' " '. ...... .on-.
l jmi.-i?: j irom me scuooi-ioom, kiiiiu iron, uuuincr sw imy mu uours nau now n away ! v here ol lliuton, mid eueli in part weru his re-
,,.('. mini.. Whiff will he oflurd.-d to ! apartment, laughter-loving littl i! uiisos and tlio oul i.- pleastd, time binds li is downy murks, when puddenly a iiroH.l tluict of
WO IHM.I.AKS in uiiv-m-c, or biiiiliiig maioeiM tripped iigim-y along tne . sunuala on. flame deemed to enwrupt the uoum? and
fiilimltimeuMy, a clap o! thunder nhivered i lover's btimr reeiproeuted
i i i;s M Hr I V I B IS H i
vd Ihr tiiree nwntlis. -nd TllhtK
s i tin' fiiil ol' tlie ycr.
.,.., -ms itim-rtctl l"nr IMI r per wU".r
,r I. f. t i sized tyi ) lr tl- hrst Infer.
i thr cioli t-.uiltnu ..nee. (-t.nrt -.ii-
nti" S.lm oh.rsiil 'Jj mt rounding grove.
well-worn avenue with atlases, music, slates,
and all the parapln rnalia of study in their
hands and under their anus, rejoicing to
spend the sultry hours of noon in the fami
ly parlor, or m the tool Miaues ol tlio sur-
n,l a ue.iuiti..nol .iJj ht cct.t. will
:m i'h rcsul r pricis, lor ..tivcrtisi rn by
rtis. mints inserted lu.mtlily (r
1 1 v r Mj'i re d r e-cli time. St llii.
, -('- ,': sr,u .re i' r v ich time.
r, ; tm' to the IMitcri. 1 1 p rt.
irh. i tl : I'C I'.illtor. Anil h t.
, li.r J jIi Wur'. , ir., lnut be iliree.
' i" :ih r. All letters must tie mt.tiu
!.. t be .itlell.lt .1 to.
e i it lu' iniitie toeitlier.
.. .-t. .-!. i'.rr autluirizetl to aet as ojentB.
"Absurd! l'sbaw ! You think the la- finy own state. But I believa the t-pint of them together, and they look quite lovingly
dies have no hearts, and that they are improvement i abroad in the laud. I at eat h other."
mattlies ; lueitVr iii:itt:l).'f , never t be kin- l'e Iaey. Is the pirit of edueation kee-1 Headur, wore you ever in trouble ! IHib
died, unless some beau or other pves uu- ping pace with the spirit of improvenn lit ? yon ever see your brightert prospect von--doubted
knowledge of his love. What an' Clinton. I supposd I-might safely say it ish in gloom? Did you ever see tho hope
idea! I have known twenty ladies deep in i, although perhaps it is cultivated upon of years dashed asi.lojaiid the etip of sorrow
love who never had any evidence of their the rut Imnn system ; not for the love, but placed to your litis ? If you have, you can
No, my dear for the proht ; not to cultivate the mind, imagine the lt'elin's ot t Imton at this mo-
learn ; why ho just talked a little to mo rccoverud i'Untlv
Who has not looked with pleasure upon
the happy faees of innocent children as they
retire Irom the school-room, w ith completed
ta-k, glad that the hour of rest has eome,
and glad that the teacher lias given his up
nro iiiir siiiil'j to t'tc W"11 recited lesson !
Other days crowd around the soul,and 1 uro I eould repeat it every word now-
many little incidents of schooldays are re-IJu,t listen and 111 recite. First, then,
called to mind. Some little tree, some ' t,l, rc i 8 black eye, rolling dreamily along,
rock, or grassy bank, full of a world of 'h''" beautiful curled lip, a manly fore-
ineanin'', where muu hard iroblcm w as ; head, pretty teeth, and a melodious voice,
, , . ' , w.i'. I t:t. . .t . . i
solved. Milne theorem ilcinoiMratctl, or -" sne. i nRu a ureoin oi poeiry, oou
where " Cicsar s liiidiC was cro-scd " or
to atoms a tall oak standing at the gate. Cousin, that is a beautiful fiction, invented but to open a wider field for gain. I he re- inent. He thought he would love certainty
l'..r a tm All .....m ....i.iihiIa.I . 1.'.. i 1 I... .t. I.. .! .... 1 . 1 . v - i ....! i. .1... .t... r : ..II !........!. I....I. ....t tt.:
4. i.. hl 1 1 invmeiiv uu ntiu a.ii'juiim-11, ailliusi lljf lilt; tames to Cttlict.'ai tneir letun's aill still Ol tills I.-, inui lite y iticssi'tlis ttiu lilt i'tii nii.il Mtitut, jy-x. mm ...ti vain, j wut
no was that liandsoinc stranger, that unconscious, when a moan at his si.lc aroused . lead the men astrav. Sum.; ladies think it crowded, e-pceiitlly the Medical and Legal; worse than worm-wood and galh He had
as'sh r'Til"!' 1 1 - J" 'reenlee, Clinton from his stupor. There lay the very uulady-like to exhibit any marks of at- w bile acces-ions are daily made, and many never dreamed of her loving Avery. Ho
nS,,Vp KM1' ' ' f3'' "o' "'-Vm' ' e,vi,,"."' fair girl trembling in every limK A mo- tachinent to a gentleman, unit ss they are who have the elements of a good education, could brook her not loviri'.' at all, but could
overth ' J ''I'"?!'. 8" . ' nC"'A "teiit more, and she was raised in the arms J engaged. To be sure I would not make cast them aside as worthless; not bear her loving another,
over e room. 1 ve heen getting my cap 0f the young man, and placed upo lounge any advances, but if a young man wi re to He Lacy. Vet there is an advantage in I In this state of mind he went to the wed-
at him all evening. 1 hey Hay one must noar hy. Voter was brought, lur temples show me any marked attention, and I could this. Thus a society of educated farmers ding of bis friend, but his heart was not
learn to love, but oh! how easy it t to i.,i ,i i i ... 1 . ........ ., . , . , ... ,, , ,. . , . ,-. . .1 1 .... . .1 ..." 1 1
1UICU, aim return 1113 love, I W'tUlll liy ail llieilllS UCIl- wn sjoillg up, UNO collier lltoiv re.tl MCIieiu tin-ltt. .vtl-ei, l.iipj' litces vteic uiu.iiiu
I material caUly let him kuow it, otherwise he might than those professional men, who live upon him and the silver-toned voice of tfie fair
:y-ui stroke, never propose, considering my couefitlicut t-t.liei r in ctertjut of ih ,r k!!w n -u. '! sou ..let 111 Ins ear.! a lie was ahstrt.c.-
101 tli-ri ":id." ' "'o an advocate lor educated tanners, and led, anu tallica 111 01-joiiiicu ,iow.-
" Yes but I'iiuiiie, the y. inn.' men con- 1 almost invariably set tins buhjtct before .'lusie tloated m the hall, throwing a magic
elude when a j:iil is easily won, she i-. not
wt.ith 1)4111. You always s. t a higher es
timate upon that wlih li 1 -( the mote. ' l.it-
i '.K THE N. ( . V. Ill I.
Ti Kiss S. of Worth Carolina.
U 11 It iKillir foiev lll't tile tt.l
i! lit" Lit lliV t-.tr
'.r .r ht r '.i.-. li-
m be .llt.l'iil I, v 1
S'line hard nciitenee in tiruk mastered, will
ri-c spontaneously to the mind. Ku n in
the bury years ol alter lile, in the heart
of the aliuo.-t heartless Worldling, some as
sociation will renew the past, and the man
is ..nee more a boy, ready to frolic or
finht, to learn or to loiter, to study or play.
It Is cert a ill th.it these thought passed
in the mind of Clinton How art! as he sat
mu iiii; in that village inn, but it as evident
that Lis thoughts were on the wing, for while
the good ln)-t came smiling and bowing, he
inti-ed on till the ma 'ic word .limn r, or tin
discordant gong, 1 torg.-t which, arou
injury ; she was only itunm
ami her weak nerves cave way. while th
others sustained it without being overpow
ered. The wind now r ie fearfully, ami the
crash of thunder, now vie4 with the crash
of the fore-t trees ; while tliers, too lirmlv
rooted, swayed to anil fin, like lrunkcii
men. The building rocked' upon its fuutula
ti.. l.;!.. .(... ...... 1.. r 11 :.. 1 1
. , . i"n, ...it.- in., uui it'ui-cs. n 11 in neaps ami
" i hut M , u 1., 1 t l.iu .1 1, n t .
. . , .... ..-.j.. ....w..., ...... ,(, u.
lias run away with your heart:
sense, an erect form, ami and a that's
all that s the lesson."
" Will, I
)ou love much,
know you are
must have me
you must Mr.
W mi t ou, sav
' Mr. How. r,l
'' Yes, Mr. Howard from North Carotins
I tell you ; he is more handsome
own Augustus IV Lacy, w limn
Now blush, Kll.11 ; but I
engaged to him. and you
for bridesmaid ! I lh
Howard for groomsman
dear I'.lleu "."
nccs were h vt led tu the eroiiut.. and
material carried far of l v the racing
Hut the sturm abut. "I and Ciiiituii is vmir dahl
tie trouble, little worth, i- a true adage.''
"I )ut upon vmir true adage'. S e tl.i- rini.
011 my linger. It w as u pre-cut. I v. mi l not
take a hundred dollar- lor it, nor give it t r
all the iiiigs in 1 n 11 web r si, "p. S lerc
retired to his room, wonnering at the
strange a.l v eiiture of the day, but Ins
llem.liti still hung ar 'inn the beauliliil
J0"- creature he bad iut rai-ed from the fio.ir
almost lifeless. How
out toward 1 ht r. !
intelligent, ho tohle.
Ills ll' llt
e was j.j a
and vt s
V II ,
It .1 .
II : !
I - ....
t n, t
"in. 11 in.
him. lie was the otnv stranger, an
bust was ili-po-etl t'j be familiar
"being riitie, Clinton soon found
the trat Her.
t u In. h
st w ;
f:- t I
- r. 1 I
1 I wit'
.. .I. .1
..'n' t ;
in an aniii.ate.1 conv
the li.nni ' North
.it titalK (Iropi.e.l bv
the C'itii:t. iiiii.t e t I tin
the innkeeper bright
" Have uU Intel v pa --iid tbi
" 1 am a native i f that State, -ir. am
now "ii 11 y ti. -t expedition 1 r 111 hone, and
xoil s.e 1 have Walid'Ted a J r . 1 1 y good dis
tal, ee aw ay. '
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.. 1... ...1.1 .11.1 . .. lit 1 . . I sit- .1
" .1" t"i'i me nn at, out in v mu noiiic, ami tne f, r ,.it t , l(...;n.... i
I .'louiuaius, aim .iini ;vniic, and x oiiiu l.el.ii.d
.1 as our "''tlie, and Kliia, and James, and every 1 ,. ,(,.
v 1 .. 1 1 . .. . . . 1 . , 1 . .
without "ooy. lien uih nie na.lv with him wlitu
Liiu-elf be srocs home, and then I 1! sec them all my.
N t ; the value
lileasiitc it all
1 " True, bat ihe
len is gr, ally enliaii
session, alter lal ..t e .1
Would on p;
of an iirt.ele e
d-, either by pr
rt from it.
.11 -i-1 - III the
.lit Of .l.--oet-
my pupils. 1 be Agricultural ami .'iim-ic-rial
callings are in want of education more
than any other. The ignorant fanner en
deavors to walk in the .-leps of hi- lather,
and would as soon attempt tin: culture of
cotton in Maine its in 'le.xas, and th" igno
rant Minister endeavors to till up with en-tliii-ia-m
what he lacks in intelligence.
This may let be the c.'t-c ill the Atlantic
States, and it certainly is not, in some de
nominations, v. t it is the case in the wild
spell around all hut linn, hut he heeded it
not. Presently it was proposed that they
should promenade in the moon lit flower
garden. Clinton aro-e, and proffered bis
arm to Mag. and they followed the throng.
A s.iiiar.' of wild mange trees encompassed
ench half of tin- garden, and within these
s.jiiarcs concentric circles of boxwood, de
creasing toward tin: eeti're, filled alternate
with rose bushes, pinks and the whole isala-
f fbiwering plants. wcs still green ;
a-iit'- of a-soeiaiioii !
e.l by e.'iitr.-t-t. I'os.
s -' a 1 i ll. is i dteii made
u: tl. it go 1 1
' i V 11
row t ehl,
p rt'tig I., hi
11 , -i mj rtivv -t..
1... 'i iirt in.
e.l! th.-e :.
r;i t'eiiity -In
. t iiriLstoii, :
" 'I hen. sir. you tire doul-'y wei' "iiie, f r
I .'1111. m seif, Irom the we-t. m part of .North
Carjiina, and shall be ever glad to r.e.i'.e
in my Louse, ail who tome tr-mi my loriin-r
home. I left my own St..t , b d on by the
tertiiity ol t'ui-w --'. rn l-tu I. and partly be
cause in mv 011i1g1 r tlavs I loved to ro.r,
and the wicl 1 !an,. r u! tb" t ha-e was mu-ii;
to myt ar-. K.'inain a w. 1 1:, -:r, or a ino'ith.
.'till U s
, . nt. I"
Mag wiil be
initiate XoU into
liut liinn.r I
pan r ; Mrs
ha py to sen
1 light. -I
oi v. 1,' an
solne .it . j t j r
over ; let li
He then led
l.iiu to liis vvif
a good 1. it ired 1 'ok' 1
fjrtv year of age. II
CO'llitelialiee. and gelitieness pngere
eve. She Wa -mall ..f -'attire but
r mild firm, inclined t-t ote-itv,
liillible i.l lu r -h p, illdiejtin.
of busiiie -, w ho eared l. 't t
, the former
"11 of 11! ..lit
-nu.-'l 111 li. r
I III tier
!' a till
n .omlay -uu '
when like a
-kv, and the
.re him ' nth
is its prai-es eel
Who can d.-.
, ro-y. linger
l.oed by every
arl V i-iioiigli t . v lew the ruddy
the ea-tel'll -k'V, while peariv
and ceremonies of the day. . t with a g ,od
ri. -s of heart, and a .-w. tie of ipr. -ioii,
that rendered her bi.bly a.:r. cab;.- in cmi
veisati . '1 he d.i j.'liter was ju-t blu-lnng
ilit(to 1 on-ci "is vv.jin ;i 11L ol. li. r dark
Lair iiting in cur!s ai ouii ' h-r -boulders, re-
v aling a le t k that cubl let be
a I clan sun. And
v - 'jiiivt r on the petal
: poe-v, and the star-
the purple canopy ot d-jiai ting
ut the drip
is -a.-re I to
it and pleasing thought-
inn -ha les and sacred -ib-ncc
the page of the rhap-odi-t.
w. ring, radiant, tram-cc li
mine 11 ion. wiieli the wojciaiiii
gath.-r in the towering oak or
. lei. and fn.e ticir tin ,at- in
i.-n iirni and bt a-t flee from its
i iv-. like tie: inhabitant- of ,-oiiie
. t!'"Ui tin- A-iatie cholera ; when
igli-. and the gra-bopper ri-.s
tiie air. and the attuo-phcre datzl.-s
-ad ia t ion of heat, has none to
r.i;-'-. tiom; to weave her glowing
-t. tie 11 umbers; an-'! yet It is the
mo j,.,rti .11 of the day it' brillian-g!-rv
and mageilieecue eoii't:tute
1. ' t the -ubiinie. I bei-ve, hoW-
authors lay down dark lies-, gi ooin,
j,. tn.fi rl.tint v, a- the pnnei.al
i! t'e- -iib'iiuie. J Ii t our obj.-et is
il'lnn'tv , I ,;t to recount
tune- ami ini-t irtune-,
sill, nine purti ui of the
Li- bor-e, tbrougli thi'
n i'ls the " Lone Star
liuw w 1 i . : I v I ut. 'ul !
us w- 's il ill V If: ... -p.
w v t sii '' : -' r tt n
1! I., r e
Ibi tl in
II t , I'l u
( lul. il ' "
T here was a certain indefinable (Ip
imi about tho-e full limiting lips, tho-e
-li l ie, that I l is n uaiit t:
ut Inch gat e toK' il ot
Lief 1 ler form w a
st. pped as 1
over in r I
skilled 111 tl
an air ol
good humored 111 i 1-
t and 1 la-tie.and -I.e
hind thai bounded
i'-t. Siie v as led
ii't attractive ; she wa not
e t. cliiiic il.ties ot the world, but
..III. --, of hear, felt politeness
another s happitie , yt seemed
:bt as the
i -tel u W ihl
i s, forests
, s, and !
, mi'.-, 1 .y bet wet
The dear home 1
. perhaps f'ireve
fit'li'T s parting
and loud emhraei
11 him and
I his clnl'l-
; and the
, a si-t. r -1
" Ihd he promise to take you along
' No, not exactly, but he looked
when he thought about it."
'Thought about it ! Hid he tell
v hat he thought ' '
' Tell me ! Why no, he need not
that ; I can 1. 11 what the gentlemen think
when I talk to them. They ju-t think what
we think ; ' as face answercth to face in the
L'la-s ' but I will not tiiote Scripture
W li. n we talk good -hiini'. redly and familiar
ly, and sweetly, and look at tbem occasion
ally, and let them detect us with a kind f
smile, they think that we are taking obs. r
v.iti in-, an 1 making calculations :t-, t haw
well they please u, mid they think
too. how well they would b.ve to press our
hand, and ay, "My tlear, how I do love
you,' but tV. n they are a little a'r titl that
we wont hav e th'lu, that e tl. 01 t love them,
.( . -.,,,1 tlo ti if we jiiiile that is w In n we
do love, th.y will be bolder, and it elo-e
by o.ir -ide, and sigh a little, and talk very
low. as if they w. re afi aid of s .m.
body in t'i" piano, and then and then
th.-v will tell us all about it, and we'll get
.eared, and they too, but we'll blush and
sav, ' ', so softly, but they can hear it
That s tlie way people court, i-tl t it KUell ?
1'il not Ie Lacy tb. that way"
And she went off in a fit of laughter at
her own 1 ipa-itimi, and at the confu-ioti of
the blu-lnng Klh-n, who had never yt t
I reath' d her love to any one but l'e Lacy,
b.tau-e she thought il desecration to so
hallowed a feeling to unfold it o her fri. tid.
Hot to avoid all further tonne! H, especial
ly in ( otiip inv, she told lo r ta'. to '!.e bliss,
fulv.t trustful Mag, with the t acreil . c -ti"ii,
never even to think of it except when
nb'iie, le-t he "honld reveal it unwittingly.
She also told lor that he wi-hed her to
be her attendant in reality, and that she
would pursiiade An Mi-tin to invite Clinton
if M tg wi-lu d it, provided he remained
" I do wish it 111 ' ir,ihiii,' and you may
cxpei : it I. I f -o, or I will not 1 e brides
maid," :tid Mag, laii"hing. After some
further conversation, they passed into the
parlor, mid Mug introduced lor friend to
Mr. Howard A half lenir picd away,
and Kib'ii aro-e to tit part, and Clint' 11
attended her to her home, where the fami
ly w. re found sitting on the nio.,n lit piazza,
and among tle'in, He Lacy, who bad a few
minutes before conic from the toils of the
ehool room. He was a man of fine, open,
expreive features, fair haired, blue-eyed,
but looking somewhat languid from nccs
sivc incut il labor His pupils were numer
ous, and the burden of government and in
struction to so many, was too heavy f . r hi
Clinton refused the invitation to rmriin,
so ho-pitably tendered by M r I reenlee, but
promised to call the next evening if he re
mained So saying lie took bis departure
CII APTLT. III.
The slln had gone down, and the bliih
ing twilight -till bung upon the sky. Some
orange tinted clouds moved silently over
the vve-t. rn horizon, forming nil kinds of
mu he had b it
curred to his tn.nd. Hal she
be would undoiibedlv have dis
closed his lute .-, Hr, but s,e was far, far
away I rhaps she loved 1,111 not Per
il ips In r heart was another already. ISut
then she was so modest, ard sometimes
confused in Lis. pri st nee, especially if any
strangers were ruesi-nt. Sbe would talk to
others very fluently but ne.t r to bun with
Jou out some hesitation. Whai c-uiid il mean '
Wrj- Ins company tli-agrc. al ! It cubl
le t be hate, it could not e d..ike. Sim
had never avoided him at home She had
never spo'.en heart!, s-ly ., him, but uni
formly, kind, and with a i.ii!e. Put what
meant that smile ' ' ( lh '. I ovt foolish I was,
not to know in v destiiiv, ere - mativ htiii-
" ti rant
uu t li'.- P lin n. I r 1 nee
W.....U of the we-t To tl.e-e
direct my pupils. I shall sh
attention to Agriculture, a
place i- supplied ill the Acad
( 'lint'di. I admit that the
allings I but the time for flowers had gone by. Iu
' '!' th-
,1 v ing
dred n:;k-i intern ncd," murmured he to
him self. Atnl then be cm-l tided that there
was a mystery about a wouiuti's heart that
lie could ii .t unravel: that she was an
anomaly m nature,- nt to iurra-s the minds
of lovers and vt 1 their righteous wul,"
till marriage, and then an angel iter alter,
to console, to be, f.) render home a pars
disc and drive every cloud of care frmn the
l.i-owoi ttv,..M. ,l ' ' -
How wise! Hut he dripped int. the land i I
the und-t 't ,i solemn .
' liilioi ious seiireh, ' if
ci'oiv lied the lal"r '"
"W here Would be the j
lovc.it the ladies drive away
Cold exterior .'"
" I hut is not in ces-ary
k now that it is t he pri v il
stand upon the .b !. n-ive
" ll 'W should they kil
them hiiuian creature-,
we Lave I. ehngs ail
will, t i a certain degree, expo
llovveter, to c!o-e tin- argument
vi-e Voii always t . give a little encourage
meiit, when vo'i wi-ht -be addressed. It I im
ton sin hi Id ret urn, and -ho v yu any pai ti il
ities, reciive them with -iiii!' -, , i.tiiiding
Iv. and with an enco.ir igiag I 'k P. in-v,
me for once, that tbt re are one ta in.' ii:-i
who n I ciiccirageicc nl. 'd-e th.y wiil le
ver advance b.yonl mere outward slt-u
ti .lis and marks of . -h . in Uh.-rs will ne
m r de-i-t from tin ir attentions wi'Snut i
dow nrigl.t refusal.""
, 'Ihe two toii-iii- then retired, as the mail
carrier rode p i-t ann mt.' m . " no b t! r.
.-i ui- arc i.i need of more clue ation, v. t I
would bv no im aiis turn the attention of all
to the-c t.vo. Tin re are some vtlio Lave no
talent f.r ..rat'iv, ciio -.iiieiitlv would id
make uiiiii-tcr-, cv mi il
the , .jlll
t llic il'l-
tnn-, but ' i t should i
eg mind may rcc ive
am pi.r-uit, of w Inch
lingo ii.t'i, and tt
u I;, and so spend a
ittle g I to Sol i.
ic. iiupropi'i. ty in ca'.i
ine particular pr .fcs-
t ,r hiui-t II.
dc ! tr si., r-
r mind that
yt itli gr. at caution, it i.-
I " l"ll .V.e.l. "I !,. Vollll
a bia- in f f. "r of a t.-rl:
it ki. 'W inile, may p
Lave ii i hearl in tin- w
dl-eoiitclitcl life, in,
Il V II "V . V.T, I -I
ing the alienti ,n t .
si .i. and let tlie student cl
At ti.i. th" i ., r-atioll cb-cd f
p- r ; a'cl tin- night wa- wl.il. d
! mate e..nvi r :u, m and lun-ic
the j ..,!, . and tin: g:.;tar. The
mg !, I. icv call, d t make a
t . I ::ni '-i. it I.i . :.. :t: a. - a
i.i.ils v ere s.ji!,, H-nt t 1 ta'iv 1 nil
school Alt- r some d.-. m--i
wing "f nothing .!-.. Ii ci.gr,
,'icy ti rcc,,
nil Li- place
the centre ol cue square was au arbor sup
plied with seats. '1 o this the two wended
their way. and were seated side, by side in
sil. ii-e. Mag at, length broke the silence,
with the remark that she had received a
valuable pr.-.-t nt that evening.
" And might I cii.piire what it is?"'
Woili'l let I Uess .
yet would I I) 1 cruiti'it. You tiiigt vceeivc a thou-
- a eh ice iu sand and I ml guc-s."
be f .lloWt .l " Hu ll I 11 show It
ig slu- placed Li r hand on Lis and
rauliful ling that ciieiielt d her
pointed to u. I
Clint o.'i h. ld h( r baud aad examined tho
ring lli.-i baud c!aij."i 011 hers, as bo
' Tis a beautiful ring, well worthy of tho
doner, be h. lov.-r or friend.''
" (1, it is n- l a 1 svt. I'l l yoti not know
slip- I II'
away 111 ai
in xt cv, :i-
pr p . -iti-.il
v. r lvml a 1 'Vt r in mv
II" W"s about
.1-1. tail lh
iciiid a id b
N oi I'l l', y
11 r two tb:
t . n ply " You have one
fiimi:!it of JS.iry aro.e in
,.1 know ol". perhaps, but a
t have never ti!d y :U of
,'tte of abi
of d reams,
Let us v w turn l i .North
is a 'ul t pt . xceful iiioriiiiig,
is sii;l bes,an., with the il.
stoo l upon a gentle hill, r
highway ran by the d ",r, 1
we-teni side from a w o il, !
tern passing through a b ng
gradually rese,.,,li,,j, ,, a rr
ri-mg till a -iitl'lcu bend shut
Irom the port , 0. Two voting
twined in cacli otLcr's arm-, -:
nailing from end to end of (hi
st cacti end -topping to
ml the grass
A 111.11.-i' 11
1 the public
imiig on th.
'It "II the e:l-.
-f light Ian.-,
k, and th.-n
ut the v lew
l.vh -s were
11"! per v 1 r- ti. -s, in
an open .'and r, t
ccalinent , an I p'-rha
lit v .
on th- -
In 11 nt ce-
V f.rl ..ne
le . f virtu
', that d:
liiliid up mi
1 a !
. . I
,1 Mr. l'e I,
tru-te. s t"
, . v. iiii a -ii!
.... i :!,, 1
- I .i,
f ll; C ,.,
I dint jii, :
, At ad-
- -i i:; ,a
.i.i f :;
im f 111
id , w hi
.. rate that poor pris
,r y .u might commit
.' ' said she, archly.
1, for he was pressing
I ab-ti .n timi ; but 1m
le !Ue belied smiiiirj-
uht o I
its dl l
t r. 0
lit tin- a I, error
el an ( ir.ir seldom
i-'i'l" . f in . b rn day
w :i 1 1 .'ll. eii y c a r- "Id ,
-k lied iii the "formalities
I ! 1 1 ' v s- nt I r mi li .me
All who I
dbiiic , the
- : and the la-t half--miliii'g,
i:i-iii. ianeholy farewell ol the gen
ding Marv, as he presed h'-r band
time, thiilli d through his sou!
t end, ,f lightning. Ills face was
ir-i- th" grjund, and the tear of
v a- s ir'in ' iu his eye He raised
, a -miling village lay Indole him, sb-ej
vl.ii" lot'ages and inau-io
' .-. I li-moiiiitiiig at the
-ri of Africa sei.d hi-
' 1 I illg
-in lie nt otiier s w caktie-s, made li. r 11 r
i-tablv charming. And as slm -aiig tin:
wild notes ol le r wild country.of the wild In
tlirin. and the fleet Antelope, th- prairie's wil
derness of flowers and eager i h.i-'-.y.iu Would
. t lu r down a- some wild iivmpli ol olden
times, who had fled to tin
to linger lor. ver in the 1
Put when she- swept the snowy keys, and
murmured the t .ne- of love in melting ac
cents, you would almo-t call lu r the impi r--0I1
-tloli of the t'v piiall IJuri 11.
The eveniii" rolled on at th. y talked of
tli-tai.t -cei.es ; wlnl" Clinton r. counte
deed- of bis distant home, where
Yadkin and the Catawba, w lit re the Plui
Kidge ri-trs in the air, and where the gii-h-
.tream da-hes f rolll t n: M oU II t a i 11 clc II . the vve-t. rn horizon,
lcaniii" luriou-lv over the -helving r.ck ; or fanta-tie shapes ; sometimes as a ship, they
where tin: wand, ring vi-itor stands on some
dizzy height, and bt holds a thousand 1111
rlnh.iiiir hilU. a thousand peak-, and a
thu-and (aims lyig in three different would rise over mountain, piled on heaps
. :r . t .. .1: . I-..:.... .l.(r i.wl fitt-r..l r.i'eeu.1.
lites -ti'i'tclied OUI us 11 mi I -Una's lie- u i-pi a I ii-; iui;".'. ,,i ,-.-..--
f.,re him. He t ils of the French Jiroad ce.. At length they began t
. i i : i . i'... . i A.., ......
aring ny in sine, ni i'.ju.i.i, ...is,,,,,, ,,.,...... .
iii" in lory, in, lar dciii ,un in- na i, western m.:-"'!'1
mad with anxious eye
tb pended uj -;: in
Irom ( it her w ay
"Cmi-in Mary, sai l one, "why are you
loukiiig so anxiously- towards the creek '
"! Piiiinie, look w hat a in autilul flow
er isht rc! is it not the mo-t hcnitilul dahlia
yml ever saw "
" It is certainly a beautiful fl 'Wr, but I
can see no council-. n b. twe.-i; that 11 w r
and your watching the pubn- road. I do
not know tL.tt th.-re i-, but 1 haipeiied to
espy the flow, r, ju-t at the iii unent y. u
spoke. I -i y in know the hliguage of the
" I believe it signifies "K ri ver thim ?"'
' What a beautiful language ! And if
gentl'-ma 11 would give you a dahlia, wliat
would you think he meant.'-'
"If he iiiider-tiod the language, and
was careful to select that particular flow
i l for lue. I woud take it in carin-t."
'Would you in reality" There was a
prntli man gave me one about six weeks ago,
and told me to preserve it in memory of
him. He aid lie ad mired the flower ; it w a
so rich, and besides it Lad ueh a beautiful
" And did he say no more' Hid ym
preserve the flower " '
" He said no iimre, and I t "k the flivv
er, anil shall k'n p it till I see Lim again."
" And how soon will y.m n Lim again,
if you will ,ilb w me to a-k '"
"Perhaps it may be a V'-ir, perhaps
. h .
found in the p .!.
Mi'v ll.iviiiu r
Well ed'iicalcd. an
"f f:.s,i..ti:.U- hf.
she had ne j u . r d t h- "p: ni
vail in the ari-t .. r.itie b
and to a certain xt' lit cirri. '
h. r int.. domestic III' She
ler arit"cratie in fe.ding. a- t!
mmily implies, but she had tin
cracy. a relin. tr'.- nt of feeling,
mind , com! in. d w it h v ar i.e.is r
that raised h r s. mile h 1 1 aim
of her less ai.-.e iliip.i d ( I
such wastht uiiiem opinion, it we mav
judge frmn lu r p j -1 '. t r 1 1 v , among both
males and females. Y. t I. r f-.nd admirers
generally left ler with a .1 1 - - :t I i - ti. I air,
some tleclai ing that Ler In ait was made .,t
ice, others that she lailjlnd theill cut ..I
can aj pn
this mi. x
lung id til
i iiApii.ii vi.
ia-..- bt en ill a -imil ir situ-i'mn
iat" the led,. e.f I 'In, toll at
i eted g. i. "1 f o tunc. lie had an
and nothing to do. His res..uir-
iin long. He
, and h. cmil
' 7 -'"'
h r !
relan 1 bi- I,
ly upon ti in
Sh ;t'y after this the pnty a!l n tirtd t
the j.-iri r in. 1 a few hours more were
while! away inj.-vou- enver-a ji..-n. Thi.t
i-i.-Li Cliiil n wr.-tc t" Lis friend, reipiestiii''
b'iu I disr .ver if t v. r Lis letter Lad reach
ed its .b inaii .ii, .-.n l to fuel out, frmn
Avery if p. il.l , if let from other sources,
ifli - soit P. M irv was agreeable, and rt-
i.lld let la-t
vv itiioiit labo
port t.. Lim iinm
sleeii. The i
uil'il'l' ciiipl'.y in 'lit at tioii.e. .'lu.li- laii,,ns tl
the I. V. I
; at I. i-t
M l. - -I
countenance, and (.tin r- that she was a
heartless, co.ii. it". Ilaviu; In eoine ea rl y
ae.piaiiited with L. r, rind seen ler in h.r
I van-Hi'- moods, y.-un g .ward could agree
with neither opiiii, n. but n l emld let uu
! der-tali'l her himself, and w as cm tain of I
; but one thing, that i-, that In- lov. d h. r
i He knew she w as no e..,ii. tic, for -I,,- soii-ht
1 m.t ndniirer-, iiortr,t!el wiih any. H,a' 'he
; w as ii"t hern tle-s, I,,- knew from ac.pinint
i aiicc, but whether she loved, hated, or Was
: indifb rent to him, he could led decipher.
'Thus Le left In i, under a promise t i cor
respond with le r f"i the sake ,,f ,,ld 1'iiend
would st, rend their airv canvass to the l inger, and I may m vi r, no n
breeze, and float through a sea of Liucralds him again. "'
in L'raii 1 magnificence. Again mountain
lim-elf into a chair in the
r. nd. r"d himself to repose. His
n d over the village as it lay
.-it before him. Il was a real
in village, that had sprung up
,r-. In houcs w ere wide apart ,
d irregiilal ly along the main
.. near the .-haded sidewalks,
viek, with spacious yards of or
I, i iibl.ery, mingled with native
the w ater-cotisiimcd rock, and uumi,
ing in its banks as sweet a the -mile
I up by angels whi-pcrs mi the dim-
pled face of sleeping chii'lhool. He tells
her of her distant lliend-, and the home
where she once played in merry childhood
along the banks of "her natal stream, and
she U-teris iu wrapt attention. Her bosom
heaves. 'Ihe teardrop starts ill her eye,
and she loves the cloipn nt stl anger, becau-e
he came from le r former home, because
,js eye sparkled with pleasure as he re
counted the S( ( lies of that home, and be-
"Hear Cni in! Who can it be I don't
know of any one nlmin you may never see
again Tell me, Mary, who it is."
" Well, I II tell you but t. II It to no one.
Hi you promise."
" Il is Mr. Howard. I.
" Which Mr. Howard '
ii y it i1' uncertain."
"Clinton Howard. He graduated a year
ago, and is now gone, I know not whither,
it may he to California. He left lu re f.r
the we-t & few weeks ngo, and he has
, him '"
ro-c slowly over tne
ih nce reigned around.
The village was wrapped in darkness, and
not a breath stirred in the adjoining prove.
Clinton was sitting along watching the
gathering clouds. A low murmuring sound
was heard iu the air, ami then a faint glim
mering of lightning played from cloud to
cloud, i-rowim.' brighter and brighter at
each Micicediii" flash, and the hoarse riot been bcrir'l of since, though he prolui:
thunder rolled iimre loudly as the sound- to n rite every few days,
ing KpiadrmH of the sky approached. "Ah, Cousin, Cousin! I've found out a
Soon the heavens were, dark with angry secret. I know why you looked so anxious-
..loud ubil.- the thunder rolled incessant- lv down the road, oil are looking tor ihe
Iv now loud and then alino-t d ving away mail carrier to bring you a h tier Irmn bim. j I
t ie (li-tance. .lr. 1 luiiltis and III 1 on thought, you w oilld ev aue me, mu i
CII APT MP. V.
The iimming !! r the event -.ft!
chapter, the sun M-. bcriutitiii
the world in an oceau of light
f. cts of the storm were dcv.-i -tatnr
trees were torn down fir and widi ,
fences were lying in the -tre t or s
over the fields ; barns and hitch.
torn to the foundation. A!l was a
bustle and Ini-y lal "r to repair the
That evening according t i (! mi -,
called at Mr I ireeiib c's re-i lcie-e.
Iv after, seho d w as di-ini I, an I
cv came and seated Imn-elf m tin
circle. He was boarding at Mr. Hi'cc
w bile engaged in coii'lintiiig tho s. h
Soon an animal'-d env m si,i,.n was -
up, a part of which we will transcribe.
Clinton Miss (irei nice, I mu highly de
lighted with the appearance . .f your village.
It Las an air of w iidness about it that I bvc
P. it the ef-
farnilv eel. Ice's
Klimi. I snppo
in the older slates d'
the ini.bt of tin in, in
"linton Hy no ne
ry , sonic of them are
111' i '.lies. Here
it ti Mil V ilK S (jf .Ji
pie ro-c tow ard
il little cottage
. 1 ,,. '.i.ciir'ini'i' mu
JVsdeiiioiii.'i, she gave h. r hi ai t b( cau-e of datight. r now joined Mr Howard, as ho caught you clearly. Now ym might as well
li i-,le 'ud she was not. silent, but when stood watching the warring elements. Na- acknowledge all; lir-t, that be loves you;
HI s tai . t . . , , ; . . 1 1 .. i. .., I,., .. I,!,,, ,,.l 1 1.;,-,1 li
sted she told ot tin- villa " amuse- ture is always i.eauuiui, hushes o. u.-i-i , is j.uiin " ....v ...... , j
the cloud-, all
beautiful van. ty. At "tie place
nmm d fore.-t overhung the street,
ii 'he -Lady (I' ll tin: village rivulet
I along, and the village spring
:' '.ry.'ni w-.t-.rf. 'i'l'o fifttn.rs
her beauties arc that you are engaged to htm.
t. ...... . it .oi l.
ri,,,, wave fields the boating excursions on most enticing, her scenery n, ...st grand anu , i .shall not acknowledge any tiniiK, run
ring, wavy -' ,' , ., . I ... .. ,l,a n:.th- J l.o, h... ...s. ,.r !,. ( n whisnere.l be-
Ihc river, and the chase; I .r tlie western .ineresiiii'-. v v.. . ... - ' "-' " ' , ., '
IIII. ' . ., -i , I . .: .1..:.. (I. t,,i,r..,nrih,f I.. , T Ln.,w n.t fhut hi. lot-esi ntC.
I.. ... ..I.. ....t null l.e I.I.I .1 I 11! VII- lllldtliailllir 1'nilll, ' ns.,. ." ..w-s m-'v ,
1 '"'-' - , - ., . . r. ll..:.... .I....
the game on nature s ,-trcam, aim tuo son, mowing
'. .1 ... ...... I. h - I.. the nriiirii. it s (to w . but w he ll s lie is UU" r v
inent-', mo on. , .- - ., . ,
I age t w a in
and it would be absurd to accuse nic of
oh J -ti
but d-e fhg nryed "'.il and iho kcrty I h"inf pm "v'jo p?vcr I "- Ir-v t':. 1 1
tow i:s and v illngcs
not Lave proves in
tur.s Las '
alls. In the contra
luvvtlctl t ig. t In-r. and
the gn titer part look dilapidated. Still,
lovvevt r, there arc some that are prosper
Mr. lireciibc. I have lately received a
letter frmn Virginia, and 1 am informed,
that some of the best portions, of the roun
try, with which I was intimately acquaint
ed' twenty years ago, are now in a state of
ruin. The old farmers have died, and their
farms have been portioned out, ami .old,
while the rising eeiii ratiof have emigrated.
ig lie :i immediately ti their
hf.- .- iiiiiifii.-c a round of til-,
i -beer idleii ' -s. The time
iuu-t I c 1 j . nt cith.r in p.. a- ir'' or lal, or.
Pica. nr.- l.innot withh d 1 it- votaries limn
wick-oliics". and thus the f mndatioiis of a
!' disgrace ar- l.,id. Happily, f.r
r.t .ii, Lis f.itln-rs business required part
his ton.-, aril in.. re happily still, with a
I Imbii, d with religious feeling, and a
I well stmcd wnh 'he truths i.f the gos
pel ..f peace, l,e had li" desire to engage in
Ih'.-e vioidlv aiii'i-miieiit-, that lead step by
-I. p t . the gate- ,,f ruin Mi' spare tunc
was tmplov.d in reviewing his former stu
dies, aiel eiilti.ating an at'.iiaiiit.'iiicc with
ti e v a-1 "is -cit'i. titie and re'n.i pie-ti..tis
"! the day. lf.it lew Lis day, .,f i , 'creation
vv. rt neaily ovi r, and with a pio-pecl be
lli. him. In- mind was at comparative case.
The ml l III. icy between hilll and l'e Lacy ri
lled ml . v rin !riciid,--,'ti. i Ik ir time
wasspi .,; i,.-' tic r, s.,,,, mnes in llic si imoi
r. .in, w here Clinton was learning the ait
of teaching, and studying the nature of his
Inline pupils. The evenings be and He La
cy spent in the company d Mug and Llb-n.
iu riding, pi .urn li.'i'hug and talking. And
thus the time wore away. l'e Lacy 's marri
age with I.ll. ti was ia-t ai proaciinig, ami
as Ciii.t'iti and Man were to be the att
ant-, they united in discussing the pr.'prie
tics ai d iiupi oprieties of such an occasion
and the customs prevalent ill dill rent
ti nis of tin- country.
In the im al.tiine, the attachim-nt between
Clinton and M.ig, was st 1 1 n-gt lit ning, for
they were daily together, and the ficcdoin
and ca-c of her behavior, and the uniform
sweetness of her disposition, fi ml in -1 ed
st I angel v w ilh the apparent reserve i f his
a1. -.-lit Mary, lie was alin..-t templed to
abandon all thought of lu r and pay his nd
dn -si s l , Mag P it he rc-dicd to w ait
until he could receive a bir.r fr uu Mary.
lie had writtmi to her a- II as he knew
that he would remain. He had written ten
derly mil rt!!i cii 'iiati ly but let lovingly.
He would be gui led by the i dle of L, r li t
ter in his in xt Put In 1 answer t ame In t.
A in. mill had ro'Ied away and -ii be was
unanswered. And she h..d promised tit--.li
nai Im ' that ,-hc would w rite, that she vv
be hai.i.v to write, that it Would be a great
plea-ure I" re.i I and res
tlinlelv. After this he
across the bed, but not to
.hide night .was spent in calcu
li! proud nothing, and resolving
rest-Ill, v re
Ivtd not to do.
I.'-t us int our tlm remainder of the
f an i
...ml to the letters
fiictid. And that was a great
h.r ti say. Until w as loo s .on.
obahilily the leitcr was ou the
i be would wait it arrival.
Another month rolled by, ami it was the
evening "f l'e Lucy's man i.ige, and a ht
ler was at hand. H bloke the seal eager
ly, but it wa. not frmn In r. but from a par
ticular friend of hi-, ami a part of it ran as
oiling scene. In a f t w weeks Ic Lricv
w.-nt t i occupy a faun about ten miles from
the village and iie.tr the river.
Howard, engaged in teaching, had little
time to think of hi misfortune. The hours
of day wi re nearly all consumed in the
school room and the hours of uight in pre
paring himself for ihe morrow. He some
times courted the favor of the muses, a
common rc-mircc, by the way , of disappoin
ted lovers; ami at others he would read tho
p.H I-, or ii-tmy , or talk t the fair Mag,
f.r he bourdtil with Mr. Phillips; or at
others he would talk to the nd gentleman
mi farming, of which be km vv little, till be
would retire to bis room, and then pour
forth a -train of -oft rolling music from the
fl'itc, upon which he excelled. The life of
a t. a. her i- so little varied that it would
lid hear description, at least for the bene
fit ..f those wlm have never cxpt i ictieeil tho
pleasure, or pains of that kind of life.
I'ln ro is a pleasure in watching the first
i tloi is of budding genius, and in noting tho
inarch ..f mind. There is a pleasure in
, i (..-'iiiling out the reason ot things, it it he
nd- ' ,.. .. , r .... Tl
OU 1 V II V I '. ' .1 . l o .ii l IJlll. I 111 I . 11
a pleasure in fitting together a latin sen
tence for some troiibiid stiidcuts and ill
l"'r" watching the countenance brighten ss each
difficulty is laid a-ide. I here is a pleasure
in seeing tin- ty ro's first attempts at elocu
tion or composition. There is a pleasure ill
the thought that yml are laying the founda
tion of future State-im n, Ministers, or Poets.
There is a pleauro in all these things, but
they are private and enjoyed by few. So
passed the time of ..mr friend for a month,
when a letter was rc.-i-ived from bis friend.
I h'.vv anxiously he tore it open and read
its contents. He smiled as he folded it up,
but it wa- a death-warrant to his hopes.
Ills letter had been received but was not
aiisw. ied by Mary. Avery confidentially
told his fri. n.l that ho had verbal assurance
of Mary's love for him ; that they were t n-gi"t-d
;' but permitted him to inform Clinton,
under tin-obligation of secrecy.
lie shed tu tear. No angry expression
was on Lis brow. All was calm and quiet
iu the exterior, but far, far Lciieiith rolled
the d.uk waters of despair. 11. lore no
hate against Mary, if he bad never decei
ved him; sho had never encouraged ln'm.
Led on solely by her charms, Lad lie wrapt,
the cords of love around bis own soul, and
now he must hear the bitter reverse, unable
to cast the blame ou the faultless object of
Put Clinton was Dot of that class of soft
m utimeiitiilists. who fall beneath the firr-t
n p.-nr Clint ! I have reason to fear your . reverse. His spirit roused its energies.
attachment to Marv is use.- '..tes.j you j He strove to lorgt t this hopeless passion,
return ami follow up your ad v.... ge. "tiil; and although he could not drive it from bis
vcrv L-ocs there almost every week, and memory, yet his plnlosoptiic, i need not say
liit'i lawver. hi: can plead bis casa I Platonic, mil
'jch :.' thrt e -we in pi
f j quite bsq'u rtlj
Acb ir. ft't, I
ml, extracted much of the bit-
p..- p.jp -f irL-fcrtur.f, is-srl a!1, th'.r: