''th Mi;jir.u hs ir ro i.nt n s ake hili;.u niKtnn KiMTitiv i:lv, ok io ihk I'toiLE A'unul nrntt to the t'
jj Austin. & t; r. nsni:ir, J
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NO. XXXVII. OF VOL. XIX.
(.VO. FROM CONMEXCIlXi:T 1)7,' )
SALISBURY, i C.,, FEBRUARY 28, 1839.
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JVo; tAe LoHtfon Literary Gazelle. j
THE l'LAV AT VENICE. - j
Some years since, a German Prince mukinj a j
tour of Kuroe, stwpjed al ' enice for abort s j
rial. ) U waa the close of summer, lh( Adriaiic !
iliS calm, thesMwfw'la, laa otii aw-
mea iajlw full enjoyroeat of those delicioua fjnnU
ttut id their climate rise and fall w ith lbe coming
add the departure f ilii finest season of the vear.
Every day was given by the liluwiriou itraiiger to
rcjcarcliea aimuig the records aou aotiquiuea tji
Ibis singular city, and every night to .artH.-s un
the Breota or the aea, . Aa the morning was ijL,
Tt Te cXfeTOrrrto-mumfrorn- mif
"il loffltTBf the paloce(thehilrtyr--la tbetm
roencement of his iuterco irse, all national diKUiic-
tionswe:e careiiilly suppressed, l. But as his inti-
i i i .u- 1...1
maCV llicreawii, no wuimu wkv u.c iuiai.
frequent exhibitions 'waa in the little dramas thai
wound up those, gtateiy, luaimues. sue wn waa
cotwtaotlv shaiperjeibv aome contrast of ;be 1 talian
,l,aud the Gerajan, aome. slight aspenuua- m Tito-4
Dic rudenesssotiK) remark on tlie inflory oi a jws
""plff "untouched by the elegauc booiben uss
oera. The sarcasm' was conveyed with Italian
paCfl, iixl thegaflbBC
" was obvious that the only retal;auon moat 1e tu
morous. At length the Prince oo the point if ta
king leave, invited his entertainers to a fare wet!
upper. lie drew their coiirersation to the infinite
superiority of the Italian, and above mil of the Ve
netian, acknowledged the darkness ia which tr
m&iiy had been destined to remain so king, and
partitive opinion of posterity upon a country to
wbicb so little of jts gratitude mum be due, " Bui
my fords,' aid he, riaing, 4 we are an emulous i few
pie, and an example like yours cannot be lost evea
' upon a German. -1 have bt$n charmed with yotr
dramaa, and have contrived a little arrangemeta to
give one of our country, if you will condescend to
fullow me to the great hall. . The company rose
Venetian villa, to the ball which was fitted tip as a
German barn. The at.pcot of the theatre jre-
'duced first surprise and, nest a universal smile, li
had ao resemblance to the gilded and scu!jituri
aduona of their own sumptuous little theatre
lTowewf it a only so much the jmpre Teuxowc.
The curtain drew up. The surprise rose tut loud
dom been betrayed mto rrr lhtng "terond a vraiie
nrj erection, rude and uneven. '1 be scune rrjrc
, seated wretched) and irregular street, scarce! v
lighted by I few tijinSfiog lain)a, and Jookui the
Bt haunt of robbery and ttssa!jiiinlioii..On anar-
"" "thinlt "it irailt" kind of -reaetoWaiKje tw-- Xuwaa
street, and some actually discovered in it oi A the
leading streets of their owa' famous city. Cut lue
play was on a German aiory, they were uudcr a
Herman roof. The street was, notwitbkaiiduijr it
ill-omened similitude, of course, Genuao. The
-ttreet was io1irftry.'At hrngth m trwetier, m tj-t
. wdii, wiin pimois m a Dtn rouuu uis aii, tua ap
parently exhausted by his journey, came heavily
pacing along. lie knocked a( several of tlie Lust,
but could obtain no adiniseiuu. , He thea wra pried
himself up in his chwk, sat dowa ujxw a fragtueid
of a monuuieut and ihJoqtiizid. - Well, here
save I. come, and this is my reception. All pala
ces," up inns, all nobles, and not a uwa'ta ttiH w
hereI can lie down in comfort or safety Well,
it caanot be beljied. A Gertuau dues nut suuoa
tarsmjitiguinhashafoWd hjmaiacy aatung
w. Hunger and thirst, heat aud cold, dangers l
ir and the roads, are not very formidable, after
what we have had to work through from father i j
oo. Loneliness, however, is not so well, uukas a
"ton can labor or read. Head, that's true, came
ot Zimmerman.' He drew a volume fnrrn 4us
.pQciel-. moved -oeawr tsaoVcav ulaiup,aadaaoB.
eemed absorbed. He bad till now been the wiH 4
long, liL'ht figure came wiiU a fcrod H
nionary movement lr.un behind the nonuiueut,
yeyed the traveller .with keen euiiosity,WieHee j
.epparenr'aaunwhmntt lu tus imi ana w
other momeit had fited itarlf gazing u,er lu. i
' A the volume, 1 he eyes (4 ttiw i 5 a.ar
.iered rapidly over llieiwpe, sod wii.Hjif
l IA they jt emVtcd up!auii4UfU with
bt espresKiun 4 -woiHler-. - i ue Oauwn ;
wtary, his head soon ilroi.jd oicr his itiuoi.1
nd he closed the book. "I
' W'hat, said be, rising and stretching his hnim, t
'is there no one slirring in this comfoniesw place? j
it not near day 1 5
. He took out his repeater and touched the jen-1
writ, it struck four. His mvstennus stteadaitt had
hatched him narrotitp. tlm Veneater was lriverwd
ver with an.eager gazef hut when it at
Jirrht iff . t jm 1 . a a . at :
-(,' " miugica wim tne won-icr mat iau utu
then filled inMtt:- s,,.: ,
'Four o'clock, said tbeGeno.n, 'ina-vfcoui,! ru CSnnn Nl decide
. 7 half the woild would be tbi.ik.ng ii ug uUs'TnMrtmjtrt, And; what, said Obadiah Lahky.Os to be
ihri.'. 1. l- .1.... i. 1 ; it. wml cut arrtH at suinkuidl: enme of our stomachs in the mean time r l m as
will be sunrise. Well then I'll do rata awjee.'
. you nation er9i 41Hj make
eve - . .. . .
- w e drew out due bis 'pistols, and fired iu
- 'McunouslvoooniheiMrfoHiot .'..,.,Pf
c ff, started back in terror, and ith a I00J crT A.d
- mada ,e ref, turn .
" W nt4naiT u jMarj tu urrnahrr.
4 1 ill .fl Itirrt jasJ!.! 4iier. .'
. Wim cn?t buuix mtX'T w& ttut German's re
'tort, m tie ;fHi!ie it ti,- ji'ir "ji-t-L w
M istiCns! j'iwu, ffur weapon
of thunder mil liriiuiuc iiiat!t f.acfi me now
flj tf ywe wwne tiw t I m, kit jmr .erst rest
a uiau if .v.TttiiTfi;i-t jmhiv ..
1 tdl, ittu, uic iia Ctnutt, ia t zntU:r tone,
tl rS cnf t b I unl ba g'uit t give
jtu iiM-BBii; :c jttut eu.iua t uur eiiuutrv
tu tieii u'Jini'Sto ataewr q-M lum ar FearuJ'
I lie wtssj aod muramredv 1 and kr circam3taMe, attending that dcc.sion.
i f J.!"-! Jjwwmwwjjnjj L Jt-waa-a caaaaTlOkiiid dUr Mi Jwhtful
a iiu o rf snrmt W wt auA latere ,Bl dtt5ctj!t dcciJe. Th9 evidellC0 wa, entire.
fftms..- wa a awuttrut , ch,,,,., and, io many
si m aawiT , ry. m ttnrollu'0,to, ' 8 cry
-ld.m-isfaimiirt f oever, heard but uj ehunvct(!l ; atl(i many dl(( not hesiae
aHwroiyg, J to say, that, if he hd not committed murder, he
it n a !cal mnaoa ?m ta the W(l trgno to d tr. Birwharmade his
wU I , 1,3 lW bmuired eouU,;, Mtti Unf)rtUnae,:waHlie condition
give aw TiU1? u2 ia tenctitr of supen..r:uf the .tomacha of the jury. They had been kept
tlaan. ai Imutj ; fl bf h.d : otJt ,j m(lt ,QI it wa, Dovr ncar thtf hour of 1.
imiih art KJalit Ai:iwr;:iii .tiui' CUttnttura, ternaL
Aduitruhk, 'iurtu art J stuf tiie impure r.
" V kiw witt .it iiuwsuu aiymtor T
samanr nB.iHt. shut jnn i.rR-ac a
suod eHn.iwi fturfs-iineas tokad itiv baurjt. t :
Hukmd -iia iiutmiuus but it gmsatcsf wiuvler
. o 1 sound. put tut hiiur wjxlt mirrtculiius
csactiteMS, uuti lit -mvika won SJIutred by tones
suxuiur t lite sutwOfcC aiuMt. of an; thi.
T'hiit mn a m-ftaSMK T
N', -'br 1 itiui iwt Lurtrew af tlie eartlv at
;thantbe elmar miidCm uta.'" 6ut.t&Ia'iuuii
Ve iiicwmfiun inm oa Sunlin of aem$ earned ;
- " .
ite situst' Ik tn tbux xuubT
He W.-HS X CrtsrnaaJ
- niMCaiiuS a iUesiastaa!! Gemma V retnem-
r idgismmu- 1 xaxsrsKwaa auxriiary cyoe at
ilrtim siiii.nlUa;atiQgfa gLtmsv T'irj were srbn'd
nd hnmr faasyt3 vmth Tj- wiHtie city ptjur
d out b tat Mum sutrrLuraa. irruirv but w bxiked
i i,)rifii .own stt gwwii sfti"s' t tta-vw-iirw mnrrj
uesiuov, the murt. aimir&tuijf tif aiL. E saw yia
raise your limit writ a wiiail rruicrieae: us it ; ia a
tuueiciu aouttsunq; tnsxwX. tf rhat wrned a por
tii f il iire ot xut ciouiiia. Went tbey- (hunder
and ttgtitmt'j liae 1 hem ? En! ttuty esoie by joor
conumii ? Mas Sbic triiutnenn. a caluKuao, and
yon a mt'lfj sitj;ir:aa. W"i rhac tnuscheoH, a
" ,.-tire citauueiiililtg SMt iTimuJatil'? Arm VUO. a
The etrarij jngucnae hul Jrrsa back gradually
as lu Jmdin-s raieL - CanusiDi nur aokma
wonder, attfi 1 saan jww mm mm altitude that
. niingbd awe ot itpuuu. Tje tiennan felt the
MKeaNatKa h" a atMee-uar f ncntiea growing mi him
stif as lit lttiJkS ju. iut tLtad coutifbotuice of t Lis
jrysifjious teiia- fc woa ia that misty bieadiiig
"f iii! ss ami rfkiintiaii niiiiim fitn s-rrnn knsws ae it
sink jasl iMjue simw Tutna wa asiiigle hue ef
jmk grey x 3 Caei ttutC sjudteit: ita vuae with
a rauil iirifl,lnesaMm emutf hmuly on the horih
- 'aou was wtsiBig 'asAusuV ifie Sr seeined aa if tt
was autudnujssi lic eKa. Es acaat was LIted to.
.'rk ijfievt ami aie- iikeanse: tfirowgh its dra
fiery with aae ssuiilsjiEiaanye
I SMBruaCuriBv autl 1
."" fifuusti ciilaCj ?t ewirttfri rfuv tnrce of h mi
racte. ale wt a suifi imtnL u Lie snaclunery
tlf fie yirniin bmeI ai!iua?"i totlwi history ofgns
- li uuc lea HHVii Jngmaent iatha luuuis of
' iiihii itir u:"hts f uil se HsauT So Lirai Ilom
jniut. A wc suflMewnr our Sam at aatittes!; By
Vbum w tiu wiu wscrat revealed; tu the
JkGarmm?' 3 .; , -
Tue iiffoitaiKitiSrisiR !nlar5t,.toi feebt. !
aess shnc mm tmr. g uuiujuc waa irresMiiuiy
iHjlda. Iisiirea: iiti4' Wifrl.fflookBj; as
if snade te fKirsuiutr suit eHmmitaL bm outer robe
had h"B fior . mm awl wait an entiqie
4rtm stnlumit wntm. finweii h many (ilk.
and mSgtsS wfe a awi anelwf Bitrpie; a slight.
"l,lt ls4dlieJtttf maaa? Q-tyam.,
Atanger mmZ. fuamasf a she Afinemiie,
witich.wtrre Zm inrmmui a he: SKtrsedbe the
Ne-aigUt. '2j3rwea ' iandww haw paswedf
-away auaoa 1 a'-piitjBfyjp
siMMiiruut. JUjIUbmsi auwuiMt ymcs U passeI ;
ima tije rrac c etemtrw ssuee t enieredl ,
Cuoir ia irujnmvuii mm aiiecrmi aw the feedmi
auiii! aa ihe rnas ititisiiicn&tl eiaiMm of the world.
Eat I Lmew sue -d sbcht stUBcsk. Ismt chihi to
von. we wwe eMiissa a ran dkawerar of
. IIUi ... (l.
.r M Wnc ommrvJ'
7" : " . ,. 11 L
- " 3-! 2 l
- - ' . , -
'v - , . .. '
. , . tftat twerver repectahre ine swwW -starve-Ne' his
meUitJJaixiisurt Un untt"taipe andiinr.rT 'Tj "TT... ......m
Hb j;B-rt!-6 aniTrw twt aarrfjw street from
iiir.si llie ajirti;jiMiii saimr- A nfqtl fiiiure
loutjfci ut mi m .aai-wCrpa. aC hi b-icl., s
frame wf ftuitji. His sniffy grriN round
I tt tiCk, b sT-nny imcw j &ic m bt train,
CsrtTw iti'ai hat ae e-i I ini Iuly T
The Gfa-aw 11 i -wftt a Vl Tie shnw man he.
I X 1S crrj
tipHB tie fwiuufi- rinaSied4-iLinteeh4iw. j
'" "l , , . ,. t , ... ,,r a d,,. ,i,.n rt ...
- - Te ao, iu aWl tr I'aIun;o narder a the best of us. it then, we are
"" fc-E ?r tl
Wr f sahleJ sut
i &MmA iifv i ic suiittaia scricSt scrubs tlie
" -; W W saC a ftrvm saier few .irouni
' - -- -
1 ' The Vrsruw. w tit w scenr-i sfarfed from
R-i-a anf rta."r" t m -f tTie T:.v Ppuce
. '- , '
jji'l liii ti:e haJ previously arrantrd evory tiling
firlainw the city, ml lh:y wero beyonJ Die Ve
ntiaa territory by sua rise. "Aiiotlier niiiht in
Venicf, and they wuuld havo been on their way to
ntr:NCt"jntrr oft Tia doubtful
. CASE Op DAVID DUBIOUS
R.i"Tics moat hanthal itiryoiea ma? dine rf Pom, 1
T public have duuUlea heard of the lule of
pwr tttvui UiibiQua whose case waa decided by a
hungry jury. But it may not be uiiintcresliiiL' to
Consider then the tieriloua condition of the poor
primmer, aia lite depending on auch untoward-cir
cumstances-preaimplive evidence, doubttul cbnr-
at,er, a huugry jury. lie might have pot over
rh i fi K.,i i k;m LkL- i;r- ....i.
the last. A comfortably filled stomach n one of
the beat guaranties for- acts of justice, kindness.
and charity. Trust a hungry jury with one's life!
Never? (lunger renders a man savage, and he
who has a stomach to let, has seldom any bowels
of compassion. .-,
ca.ie .of David. PubiouSiSevca of thje .jury
were; tor hanging, and five for acquittal. Thus
thej beea fiir Kme timf mhhm n
pecs oi intnaing suae, uotn sides were eonncien
bv their oath
to auuere io what tney conceived to be the true
state of the case. Said those in Civor of hanging,
"The man very guilty, and we could answer
neither to God nor our country-should we consent
to KflciiUinat''""" r
WM Those on the other side aaid " We haw
nemos duubt of his guilt, the evidence is circuni.
" '" ."cocuiiigiy contramctorv, and we
dmZWTJUmmKVItoW fe-Coa bVouVconscIcri.
ciew to take the poor fellow's life."
Gefltlemeo,' said the constable, for the f fifteenth
time,' have you agreed upon your verdict 1 " -
. r :-i .l- ' . . .. .
ww me wre man, - and wnat is Worse
we are not hkely to agree, wherefore wo bog once
more joui would conduct tu into court."
I here is no use tit it,' said be of the tall staff,
" Hie judge wut send you back. " "
-ami evems, sata one ot the jurv, "let us
haw something to eat, and not keep us shut up
i The wiore yoo starve, the sooner you will be
.likely to agree,' returned the constable. "Besides,
jowknow it .' strictly against the . law to allow
jou say thmg to eat until your verdict is made up.
, The jury szaio took up the subiect. and endea.
wwrail ivTrtbi atteh Mght' tr Igreel oufw'!)! ' not
better result thau before. The case was stubborn,
aed one would not yield to the- unanimous desirer
flir agreement. .
: The jury ere at length pertnitted to return in.
to court, where, on stating to the iudia tllat it was
r.tl!??'! ifBBiJPKJkhSWI I.Q. ko up a Verdict,
am Buaor gave tnem a severe reprimand for their
out aineaeiafuiSir wliS" an awful sTiake of hiit'Tlkiro' Tsa'beaufifuTpiiWl'eTrouV tlieXdrmari
wi. tfM lheilffiMCM Lor-drluklualiiricf kU Paut Hiicher.' upon which . . iiavfl soof
the case ot the prwouer was decided.
AIa! said one, we i must ei'.bcr agree on a
Vrutci w mgiKV wawirva.
j The jatte we eee sweer agree to,1 said anoth. j
r ; aell-preservatioo is the first law of N at u re.
,M It wants halt aa hour to dinner time." . .
"Only half aa hour.- We have but little time
to spare- We must agree before dinner time by
some mean or other. It's almost tweuty-lbur
hours since we have eaten a morsel, and to' miss
atwtait meal would be absolute suIeidsJL
Heighal that's a fact,' said another, ' and sui
cide ui au unrMrdtxjtble sin.' If a mua commits
murder he may have time to repent? but it be
euinmiu suicide, he must go to purgatory at once
without beoerit of clergy.
T'aee who are io ikvor of banging are usually
more hxwi ia their opinions than tliose pajho oili
er suk thus exactly reversing the only charita-
tile oiasinx ot crunmal jurutpruuence, viz : ton l " it
i Setter twenty gmlty persons escape than that,
o uni.munaieiy true iu 1110 taw 01 puur umw
Uubtoua. . - 1
It would be a thousaod pities,' said one of his
Lfriends. to htin an inooceut man. - , .
I That i very true, replied one of the opposite
1 side ; hut thea you know it is better that twen
i,a-ha Sidy wnt bewrrty mnuwit persoee houW be bueg than ooe guilty
lUr, be aomethinir io that. -But still I
hae heea hitherto ut favor of an accjuittal of poor
,t! nulT beeauss t hai sny doubts about his being
' " , 11 ,f ft " t .1 ..I t. T
.!' ir.'JS;r"Tr ,ntili.af"7,r d.,ul,ia nmJ
Zd l c,reauUncea. So iki a. 1 can -ee, the
; mhj clear as rto the fellow's
"t -J.lilr. .But Uicu. oa the other hand, who is he.
iu'e T A fctluw, at best, of doubtful reputation, a man
who if he is not guilty ot this, or some other mur
Uer. may very well be spared from the world.
Tiusre b much truth in what "you say, said
Ichabod Avery; 'but thea consider I how shall
we soswer to God aud our consciences tor tie ver.
True, said Joseph Judgment, ' there's the rub.
I arkiiuwled"0 the prisoner to be of little or no
vilue t the comrauiHty , idd as likely to be guilty
- , cidwcicntious as any other man, t don t care who
, h ; ami I thuik I " provea
L stiiittiin? out as fonir as 1 have.
I must yield to circunirtancea, as neighbor Standout
uv. and. aelf-ureservation is the nnt law (if Na-
tare, as anoiher gentleman observed ;. wherefure,
1 fjr one, I of for having some duiner
'Ami t to Siiid Christopher Comcabout. I
pity the' poor wretch of a prisoner, and you all
know 1 have (ought hard for his acquittal. Hut lo
go the length ot starving on his account, I could'ni
possibly think of it.' -
1 But have you no mercy, no bowels of compas
sion !' said IchahoJ Avery.
" ' llowels of comm.Miion lx exclaimed Obadiah
Lank Icy, pressing his hands sadly upon the gaittric
region' how can a man have compassion when
there isn't a morsel of any thing in his stomach 1
The idea is preposterous.' .
' -You are exactly of my mind,' said Jonathan
Standout. ' Charily begins at home, and it is our
bounden duty to take care of ourselves, whatever
may become of other people. . lor' my. part, the
cviuuiKo 01 I'll via gum ocgiiis iu wok rnucp
, clearer than it did a short time ago. At any rate,
considering all things, I thiuk we can't do better
than to hang him.'
1 can't agree with you there," said Joseph Judg
men: - Imusrsiitl adhere to the pool fellow,'
though 1 am starving. I enn't get otrerjny oath,
my conscience, and all Jhaf " "
Your conscience !' exclaimed Chrislopliyr Come,
about s " what sort oft conscience is that, prefers
the lifg of a poor wretch of doubtful reputation (0
the comforts of a good diimerrwliich no one among
us is disposed U doubt T As to the prisoner, I'd
-etick to him tillalt wot hlue; -if I wam'rsaitnferaal
hungry. But I am not bound to commit murder
on my . own stomach. Wherefore, gentlemen,
much as I regret the taking of any innocent man's
life, I must in this place agree to a verdict of
- guilty.: ';.. ir'-.
' .'Well, well, said Joseph Judgment, looking at
his .watch it's a hard "case a monstrous hard
caso. It wants but a quarter of an hour of dinner
cook those fine canvass hacs. The priMner7as
fur as I can understand the evidence, is as likely to
be innocent as guilty t I don't know what to think,
indeed. One tjiing is certain,' however t must
have some dinner I can't think of starving my
conscience won't let me. Gentlemen, I'll agree to
' any thing that's reasonable.
I'rtt Very glad, sir, said one f the original se
ven who were in favor of hanging I'm very glnd
..you have finally concluded to listen to reason. We
are all agreed now except one, and I think hell
...uinme over Jn time, to dine. What say you, friend
A.very t shall we hang the, prisoner, and go to,djrj:
ner, or not' , '
- Why, jndeed, gentlemen, I don't know what (6
; 'say. J seeno satisfactory proof of the man's be-
. j, iog guilty, It's a hard case, a confounded hard
case. " Ouf" dinner must nearly bo- readyi and
something ought to he determined on soon. Real
ly, gentltunen, I think you had better egwe to ac
quit him. j
Oh, we can't do that, positively,' said another
of the original seven. A majority of us have
been in favor of hanging from the first f and how
all the others have come over except you elo
ven asainst one.' -
It wants but ten minutes of the dinner hour,'
said Obadiah Lonkley.' -
Qily,,lCininutetX,ejcloirned ., IcJiabodfc, I've
done gentlemen, I've dotio. Oh my stomach 1 Let
the man be hung.'
We are all agreed then,' said the foremen.'
And a verdict of GUILTY was returned in time
for Disskb.' . , . ' ,
-. JFront tie -Louisville. LUnary JS'evt-Lettfr.
teu dwelt with melancholy satisfaction" Oh God!
Thou canst and will give us hereafter a Reality,
" which shall embody, and -tjcceed, and satisfy; all
"ht ts liere tdeaHr-'''-w
This life is a turverecT, unsatTsfylng sTiro 1 of el-
islcnce, and man ii a restless creature. Be bis
raiiTr of slaliori':W circmflmances"what-they'rflfiy,
it matters not ; there remains ever an object untit.
tained. on which his eye rests, and for which his
heart yearns, with unsatiable craving. So long as
that object is unpossessed, he is an unhappy being;
"yot, wheugaiiied,1i6w" often t irflung amde arttrc
useless toy of a child t Splendour and affluence
may sprinkle his pathway with rose leaves grati
fied ambition may fling Us golden halo around his
brow pleasure may envelope him in her elysium
of seductions every department of nature and of
art may bo ransacked lor the elements ol happi
' ness, and then from all of them he may turn away ,
faiuung, weary, sick at soul with unsatisfied uspi.
" Who has not in the beautiful day-dreams of ex
cited fancywhen he-4as Jast loose the reins of
Imagination and, lor a oner season, nas permmeo
his thoughts and. his toolings unrestrained to revel
in the fairy realms of the ideal world who, at
such an hour, has not traced out upon his mind's
tablet the outlines of a scheme of happiness, which
. be may never enjty ; and, inconception summed up
-a paradise of W, f which this earth knows not I
Who in fancy has not spread outto his vision
greener fichls 4hmr ewffevefl w4wyhoedVenr
he has frolicked on bathed his fevered lip in
" fresher fountains than ever gushed from the rock,
and traced above him bluer skies and richef sun-
Ah, could we scan the thoughts of the hearts of
: the varied multitude, which, in the hustling scenes
of ordinary existence throng around OS could we
- trace out tire untold intiwisrwbkh.agit&te..tba
unseen secrecies bt their bosoms, how many a
,; wild and bitter thing should we there find rankling,
which the beamy eye, and tne itusnea cnoea, ana
ilm inmnv im.had never revealed 1 nat unspeaa
able longing I what intense solicitude I what fe
verish aspiration 1 rwhat melancholy "rctrespec
Iiuh,ii r.-.r.t l'r,rf.lmilincf f what ramorsefu
uuii IV....V. . - - - n ' -
meditation I what witd hopes td wilder wishes
should we not there behold I .
And thus it island, as the features of the hu
man face are the same in every countenance, so
ra iha itmiures of the human heart in every
breast. Thus has it ever been nor, in the nature
of moral, mental,' or spiritual cxis1enc,can it ever
. uiMrw.iifuui World, be otherwise. The ob
jects around us are designed to gratify tho mere
demands of our physical organization., In - the
. wide-reaching circle of created things, there is
' nm.nl.t to nii.'i.c'i the feverish cravinirs of the soul
"The phantoms of hope the unreal mockery of
. 1 f . . l I I..' 11.... ... .1.;. ....v
anticipated luturi'y an 1 now nny oimw! iu uu-rtti&-'d
bosom, whsn ctitm'stc(l wuh tho'' rmpti
of reality 1 Thorp f within us a fiune, !.,. '1
tlio mar.y waters of itu',hfe eaoiiut k,si:-!"p !
There is an osiration of the npint Jor whicli- tli:
things of earth are too mean ! a longing .for im.
nmrtulity which this life cart uevor c ratify, arid 'lie
desire of an existence beyond the bourne of the
present, whwh, it we would, cannot away witli.
And must it ever be thus! Are the aitated bil
lows of disquieted feelings never to be calmed I
Are the wild aspirations of the heart never to.to
hushed t irathe feverish desires never to be sal
inlied I lu the touching and beautiful language of
the German poet, we reply There ts a reality,
which shall embody, and exceed and. mtibfy a!!
that w here ideal." V -
The capture of a whale "w. thus deecrilied in
Biajo's "Natural lliittory of the" Sperm Whale:
'The scene which sometimes occur durii'.ff tln
chase and rapturo of the wbalo dufy 'description.
lot ttie leader suppose himself on the diH;k of a
South-seaman, cruising in.lho North Pacific UiH'an,'
at its Japanese confine suddenly the monotonous
quietude is broken by an animated voice from the
mast head exclaiming 'there she spouts l' . Tim
captain starts on deck in an instant, and inquires
wheroaway ' but perhaps the next moment every
one 1 loft and on deck can percefye. afl enrmoua
whale flying "about a quarter of rnile from the
ship, on the surface bf the scs, having just eomo
up to orcatlie tits large,' hump,' projecting threo
feet out of the water, when at the end ofrveiyicn
seconds the spout is seen rushing front iheura part o
of hiTehormous head, followed by the cry of every
one on board, who join heart and soul in the chorus
otUicreagtinT keeping time with the duration
the spout, butjwi
boats, which are directly lowered to receive them
and in two minutes from the time of first observing
the whale, three or ftwr. . boats. tre dowp and are
darting through the water with their utmost speed
towards their intended victim, perhaps accompa.
nied with a song from the headsman, who urgi s
the quick and powerful plying of the oar, withtl.e
common whaling clmunt of -
Away my boys, sway my boys, 'tis time for us lo go'
-But while, they are rushing along, tlio wlm'o is -breathing;
they have yet nijrh ips iimmi) distance ti
piill 1wlire"tlipy"can got a chance of striking him
WtrauJMl'plxiiSr'f(ia 1 spoutings are iRBily out,
he is about to descend, br he hears the boats ap
proaching, the few people M 00 board, and who
are anxiously watching the whale and the gradual
approach of tho boats, exclaim uh, l.o is going
down 1' yet he's out again, but slowly the water is ...
board, 'with breathless anxiety, think they perceive
his ' small rising in preparation for his d scent ;
he will be lust !'. they exclaim, for the boats are
not near enough to strike him, and the men are stilt
bending their oars in each boat with all their
strength, to claim the honor of the first blow with
tlio harpoon. The bow boat has the advantage of
being nearest to the"Wnata J the others, Tor fcar of
disturbing the unconscious riimstera now doomed. ;
to drop "'asioruT One more spout is seen slowly
curling forth it is his last, this rising, his 'small'
ia bent, his enormous tail is expected to appearere-
ry instant, but the boat shoots rapidly alxisi.le of
the gigantic .creature. Peak your oars," ex-
claims the mate, and,diredly they flourish in Ui
air the glistening harpoon is seen above the bead
of the harpooner ia an instant it' ts darted, with
tmprrtii wree end mf etrl e botid weJy ,
Hie siuii 01 tuu nuge annual. 11 is sucker tip, '
thiitlfciait liHlTaCaaprS itManckct.'"
which admits the hitiidlo or ' pole of, the harpoon,
A cheer from those; in the boats,, and from the ka.,
mcu on huard, reveibcrutes along the still deep at
the wime momer
fore was unruilled.' now becomes lashed into iUm
by the immense strength of the wounded whale,
"whtrwtth his-vast tail etMes-tit alldireotion at hw
enemies. Now his head rises high into the air,
then his flukes are seen lashing every where, his
huge body writhes in violent contortions from the
gony tlio iron nas intiicted. 1 lie water all b round
ii us is a rir.asa'"of foaiu isonm ofit darts to aco.i.
idorable height. tho sounds of the blows from hi
tnil on the surface of the sea, can be heard for
USEFUL INSTRUCTIONS RECARDLNU TUG
MILKINOOP -tPOWSj : -
The operation of milking is performed dUTcrcnt-
f in various parts of the country. In some, tho
diary-maid dips her hand into a little milk, and by
successively stripping the teat between the biiger
and thumb, unloads the udder. The plan, how
ever, ia attended with the disadvantage of irritating
mow mr -lest-The "Wa Jnrc-nderiig iniaw to
cracks and chaps, which are f dlowed by influmma-.
-r!'at-:.--S'ri.'.rf.';. :i"-Pn:z--:...r-ri'.:.. ...
uou, ciiuiiunijj iu lira rcai ui iiib tuai ivr. 1.1-1 a.-
counts for the disease occurring more frequently
among the cows under the charge of one milker
than it doua in those which are under the cuarK ;
uf anoiher and tliis '"practice is-nHire coiiuhoa "i -i'
some parts of the country than in others, it also ac
counts for the diseases being more common in the
nar's. . This plan of ro. Iking, where the irrifa?if
is norsufticiuat. to. excite, .the .extent ..9tJ.m w.rnv
tion to which I have alluded, frequently product i
horny thickening of the teat, a consequence r t
the tracks and chaps which renders it more diili
cult to milk than when in its natural state ; and at
the samo time 'predisposes to infl.imination, when
any case occurs to set il up. These effects nwv
be, end are almost entirely avoided, ty me more
scientifia plan of milking adopted in. other parts of
the country, where, instead of drawing doivn sr
stripping tlie leaS between the thumb and fm r-,
the diary-maid follows more closely the pruicij i.
which inatinct has tauirht the call. ( 1 he cud jrks
its nose into Ihe udder and forces down the milk.)
She first takes a slight hold of the teat with lu r
hand, by which she merely encircles it, then lift,
her hand up, so as to press the body of the under
upwards, by which tho milk escnp. s into the teat,
or if (as is the case when some hours hw el ipw 1
between milking times) she gra;s t!i. t. ,!.! I ,
its origin with her thumb arid fure-'.. ;' r, . as t
prevent the milk which is in the teat fionif-i . ; '..
upwards; then mulling tho n-t of tho C" i