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CHARLOTTE, N. C; ATURDAY, JUNE
BY MRS. JERXINGIIAM.
Beautiful roses, red and white,
Pansiea ff purple,, azure and gold,
Are lifting their heads to the gol
That glorifies garden, -field and world .
xim lines and violets hide in the vale
v The hare-bells are nodding to every
Wild-thyme and' woodbine scent the
The ivy is brightning the forest trees.
JTune is like a beautiful bride,
Blushing its own sweet charms to
view, . -1 :
Strawberries under, the green leaves
Brigiit with the ;drops of the morning
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BY ELSIE GARNETTE.
"Xhegentle clematis is climbing the bow
The air is laden with sweet perfume.
Nature is robed in garlands of flowers,
That gladden the earth in the month
of June. .
was a quiet summer;! after-
iioon. iJBroad waves of sunshine
lay warmly here and thorn
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the fertile meadows. . On all
sides came the evening winds,
laden with the fragrance of
flowers the murrner of falling
waters, !the cheery chirp pf.iil-
SectS. the Whisnir 'nf lclooa
while in the distance could bp seenl nert fol!ow-ed her lover to bia,
a bend of a nreat rivnr UinK I early erave : and she devoted her
tnere, sleeping among the I darlc re . ;tfter6elr5!,ce ot ilQV viou, and
around, and threw so deep a
Bhadow over her witching lace,
i iA!uht Brucilla, who had been
ior'eomo time an inmate I of the
house, was an odity gbnerafty
nourh an unlearned woman, in
the common acceptation of the
term, her heart was in the " right
place, ana what she afttermined
to do, she seldom failed toaccom-
phshj she was gentle, kind and
consistent, full of lovd to v God
arid her fellow beings. In early
life she had ; ijeen the - betfothed
of a noble vouth ; but the cold
hand of death had burst the silver
chord that bound them, arid her
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will Vbe her.e," exclaimed thK
beaurifulclolia, taking ; out
costly atchi ; declare, I am as
nervpiis as an . invalid. Do you
! 4$yM$$ grVjceid; ?
her vain irnbiher, glancing up
from v a vol u me of Godey by ;
which she had -been attempting
.to wear away the time.! 4I shall '
not object: to that, . for Marcus,
speaks in the highest terms -of
him "as being handsome,- noblv-
connected arid, Vastly rich and
surely thelre are the , best recom-
mendations he could have." f:'-
"Indeed, he " would not bp
tnougnt pt u he were 'not al!l-of-
whole effect of the scene
delightfully cooling and
THE LOVE OF GOD.
- Like a cradle rocking rocking,
Silent, peaceful, to and iro
Like a mother's sweet looks dropping
Oik the little face below -
Hangs the green earth, swinging, turn
ing, - -
Jarless, noiselesssafe and slow ; :
Falls the light of God's face bending
Down and watching us below,
And as feeble babes that suffer, . .
Tasn and cry, and will not rest, :
Are the ones the tender mother1
; Holds the closest, loves the best,
So when we are weak and wretched,.
By our sins weighed down, distressed,
Then it is that God's grea t patience
Holds 'us closest, loves us best.
0 Kreat Heart of God? whose loving
1 Cannot hindered be nor crossed ;
Will not weary, will not even
In our death itself be lost
Love divine ! of such great loving,
Only mothers know the cost
Cbst of love," which all love passing,
Gave a Son to save the lost.
; Sybil, the child of Aunt
Brucilla's adoption arid especial
The isnlendidx mansiw of caro, was a pale, Diuo-eje.u
Judcre Maitland, situated on a ot seventeen, laiut -
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r,ftl eminence overlookinir the features and nguret gunuc,
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busy rural scene, was all joy and
excitement. Marcus ; JNlaitlana,
the son land hope of the House,
was expected home from school,
and with him the wealthy Dr.
Pembroke, a fellow student,
; who was going to spend -a few
months! before departing tor
his distant home. j
JJudge aitland was a through
going mart of the world, whose
entire time was spent in business.
ITis ladv was a dressy, showy
woman 'of the world, really: pos
sessing! a good heart, but 1 its
lustre Was dimmed by tlie : fleet
ing vanities of fashionable society.
Their only daughter, Adclia
Maitland. was a perfect beauty,
and a great belle. She- was ot
medium height, -elegantly- pro-
tfjnnrll n'nrl mrkVP.d With I 111 Ifll-
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f irmer in the can a4um wu U B"U;; v.. v
ihbtonil acres of wheat, lingly black, her hair intense y
eit thousanci q , . h! lppt
and this, too, i af lurking curls, that clustered
land. . . i i . ' : . s, - f -
and! affectionate, though pecu-
liarlv mild, delicate and melan-
cholv. ShejlKid been toimu vy
Aunt Drucilla, very early one
morning, seated on the. steps of
the piazza. Her warm, childless
heart immediately warmed to
wards the ; little wanderer, and
her romantic nature immediate
ly lit upon the idea of adopting
and educating her.! She bore
nothing, by which to trace her
parentage, except a superb gold
"Then, perhaps, mlna will
jq called upon to make ready
;hc 'weding-day' ;" A and the
queenly . beauty, complacently
arranged the folds of her shining
robe, and sank, with a self-satisfied
smile," back deeper in 'the
"But," remarked Mrs .Mait
and,; "perhaps Sybil may prove
ri troublesome rival to you."
"Indeed; she is welcome to
any conquests- she can make,"
sneered the indignant beauty,!
o-lancin'ic at the reflection of h$r
self in the mirror opposite. 4tf
am sure no gentleman ot refine-.
Went and high social position,
costlv Silver cup, Would ever stoop to :not,cc;her.
chain, and a
bearing the initials "S. 1. .
On her left hand was a very
peculiar twin finger, which was a
great curiosity among her school
mates and friends, in her child-
hood. Beim? thus lett m uouul
.as to her parentage, she often
taught to look upon her as a be-
5 of inferior order.
"Two more hours and: they
"Vr.c? hut vou know they
frequently-do such things," re
plied Mrs, Maitland. "She has
peculiar personal -charms, ; and if
she does not become a. rival 'for
you, she may win the affectionfjof
Marcus, and'become a member of
our own family." ; v
: " Indeed, mother, yon must
thinly she is something extra, or
you would-not be ' annoyed witli
apprehensions about myself aud