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D. AUSTIN & C. F. FISHER,
Illors anl rrorric lor. V
NO. XIX. OF VOL XX.
(Whole !o. 1009.)
, OCTOBER 25, ig;::).
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LEGEND OF DON MUNIO BANCIIO DE HI
; ' " NOJOSA. ' '
; V IT WASHINGTON ISVINO.
Iti the cloisters of the ancient Benedictine oon-
tit of Ban Domingo, at Silos, in Castile, are the
mouldering yet magnificent monuments of the once
powerful and Chivalrous family of the HiimjuM.
Among these, reclines the marble figure oft knight,
in comylete armor, with the hand pressed togeth
er, at iijn prayer. On one aide of hia tomb is
sculptured in relief a band of Chriatian cavaliers,
rr... T - t; -- - j r :-r- z
capturing a'Savalca de of rTitale "and 'TeliTaTeIoors ;
oo the oihcreide, the tame cavaliers are represent
ed kneeling before an altar, ..The tomb, like moat
of the oeiuhborSiig morJumenta, is almost id ruiua,
od tlta aculptiwaa eearly umntelligthle, eicepting
to the keen eye oMtie antiquary. 1 be story cod
'neciet) with the sepulchre, however, is still pre
served in the old Spahiub chronicles, and is of the
.-Moving purport. --r;
In old times, several hundred years ago, there
Sancho d Hinoj-va, lord of a horde, caatle, vhtch
Hid stoop ine oruni oi many v moorian toray
He had seventy horsemen as his -nou-whold troops,
all of the ancient Caxtilian proof ; stark warriors,
- hard ridora, and mea of iroo c with these he scoured
:ibe Jklwruh .lands, Bud made his itame terrible
througlvait the borders. ilis castle hall.waa eov
no with banners, and cimeters, and Mo-tlem helms,.
theUvpbtc iif-4tia prowess.';"; Don MuVmV w?.;
: mmnnry t. keen huntsman ; . and rejoreed 'tn
- IrouojJsofall kmda, steedafor Viachaee, and hawks
fut the tpweriBg sport of falconry." When not an-
gaged in warfare, hia delight was to beat up tire
iwghbonng lorettti and acareejjr.ever tfid ba Tido
frth.Wuiiout bound and jiomt Jioar-spear. in his
aaad, or a hawk upon his fist, and an attendant
Ham ur liuiiisiimm
Ilia wife. Donna Maria Palacin, was of a gentle
.and timid nature, little rilled to be the spouse of so
hardy and adventurous a knight ; and many a tear
did the poor lady shed, when he sallied forth upon
his daring enterprises, and nmny a prayer did hc
oiler up for his safety.
As this doughty cavalier was one day hunting,
he stationed himself in a thicket, on the borders of
a green glade of the forest, aud diKmTwd his fol
lowers to rousoibe game, and drive it towards ht
n-twl. IU4Mtd.Jutbeeo here-Iutigwhcn a
cade of Jlwrtvjuf bijihcxcs,.came ptaukluig osar-
ry, rich shawls of India, bracelets and anklets of
-gold, and jewela that sparkled in tho sun.
,At the head of this cavalcade, rode a youthful
''cavalier, superior to the rest in dignity and lol'ti--Wsaof
(iciueanor, and in Nploiiilor of attire : bosido
hirq wai a damsel, whnse veil, blew aiitlM by "the
breeze, displayed a face of surpawiing beauty, and
eye's cait down in maiden modesty, yet beaming
with tenderness aud joy.
I Kin Vlunio thanked his stars for sending In in
such a prize, and exulted at the thought oi hearing
botne to his wife the glittering spoils of these mli
d'U Putting his huntmg-horu to his hps, he gnve
a bliat that rung through the fore-it. Hi hunts
im-n came running from nil quarters, and the as
toniihed Moors Mere surrounded and made cap
tive. ' The beautiful Moor "Jung her lianJn in despair,
and her female attendants uttered the most piercjng
. cries. The young Moorish cavalier alone retained
self povsestinn. He inquired the name of the
tliriMiimi knight who coinmaiidi-d this troop of
horeni-!i. W lien told that it was Don Munio San
rhode limojiwa, his counlenance lighted up. Ap
prnachin'' that cavalier, and kisung Ins hand,
' Don Munio Sancho." said he, " I 'inve heard of
-J'ttK une aa.im.auAjtuJttM4.kftiC.twx.kbte.j.a
armi, Iwt .chodd in the noble virtues of chivalry,
filch do I trust to find you. In me ym behold
, Atwdil. son of a M Kirish Alcayde. 1 am on the
thance has thrown u in your power, but I confute
a your magnamnuty. Take all our treasure and
jewels; demand what ransom you think proper for
our persons, but suiter us not to be insulted or dis
honored J ' .
' W di-li lnftoot tnlghl neard lhl growl, nd be
"held the beauty of the youthful pair, his In-art wss
wocned With tenderness and courtesy. " Uot tor
bid," aaid he, "that I should disturb such happy
'ptials."My prisoners in troth ahull ye be, for
tifieen days, and immorH -within my cantle, where
fcfaflui acouquerori"the rlgtt of oelelraiuig yiwf
' So saying," he despatched one of his fleetest
ii'iraefnen in advance, to notify Donna Maria I'aia
cm of the coming of this bridal party ; while be
tod his huuUmen escorted the cavalcade, not as
.captors, but as a guard of honor. As they drew
, near tq the castle, the banners were hung out, and
tho trummts sounded from the battlements ; and
their .nearer, approach, 'the draw bridge was
lowered, and bina Maria came forth to meet
t!em, attended .by her ladies and knights, her
l-ge ami her nnnstrela. he look t:ie young
bndn. Allifra. in her arm!. kised her with the
tenderoeaa of a sister, and conducted her into the
ks In the mean time, Don Munio sent forth
""waves tn gvefv direction, and tta'i v
dainties of all kinds collected from the country
rd ; and the wedding (if the Moorish lovers
was celebrated with all possible state and festivity.
For fifteen days the castle was given up to joy and
revelry. There vera tilt'uigs and jousts at the
ring, and bull rights, and banquets, and dancing to
the sound of imnstrtTgy. : When tho fifteen days
were at an and, he made ihe'bride and bridegroom
magnificent presents, and conducted them and
their attendants safoly beyond the borders. Such,
in old times, were the courtexy and generosity of
a onnmsn cavalier.
Several years after this event, the Ktnir of Cas
ue summoneo nit nnuies to emat, him in a cam
g inat l4e Mwsi,,,,inrrMuiiiti " Janrrff. j'
was among the fKst to answer to the call, with
seventy horsemen, all staunch, and well-tried war
rirt. Ilia wife, Donna Maria, hung about his
.JtifckJ'.Ah'V tny JordCeiclaimed aJie, how
ofleo wilt thou tempt thy fate, and when will tliy
thirst for glory he a)peasedr " "
"One battle more," replied Don Munio. " ooe
battle more for the honor of Castile, and I here
make a vow, that whan this is over 1 will lay by
my sword, and repair with my cavaliers in pilgri
mage to the sepulchre oi our Lord at Jerusalem."
The cavaliers all joined with him in the vow, and
D'Hina Maria felt in aoma degree soothed in spirit:
still, she saw with heavy heart the departure of
ber husband, and watcbed his banner with wistful
eyes, until it disappeared among the trees of the
forest. " '' ,.v
The King of Castile led his army to the plains
of Almunara, where they encountered the Moor
ish host, near to Uclea. The battle was long aud
bloody ; the Christiana repeatedly wavered, and
were aa often rallied by the energy of their com-
Lmander. JW-Muttio-waa covered with wounds,
but refused to leave the field. The Chriatiana at
length gave way, and. lbe King was hard pressed.
and in danger of being captured.
Don Munio called upon his cavaliers to follow
him ta the rescue. " Now is the time," cried he
. W a a. . II li . , a-
" to prove your loyany. ran to, use wave msn :
We fight for the true faith, and if we lose our
lives here, we gain a better fife hereafter J'
Rushing with hia men betweeo the King and
his pursuers, they chocked the latter in their ca
reer, and gave tune for their monarch to escape ;
( ht (Q ,he ,)(m J ,
fought to the last gasp. Don Munio was singled
out by a powerful Moorish knight, but having been
wounded in the right arm, be (ought to dnsarivan
tage, and was slain. The battle being over, the
Moor paused to possess himself of the epoils of this
- redoubtable Christum warrior. When he unlaced
fl.A I. i.l ftii f kAui.ua. unfl lu.linl.1 1 1 l n .niinluiiiiiu..
--.-J. r ir-T'. lt . J i . t i..: I A
oreaxu m o is me : cricu iib ; nsyesmia my
benefacioi ! .-The fltfiy-r .'of -kiiightiy virtue f the
most magnanimous of cavaliers I "
While the battle had beeo raging on the plain
of rJatmirImna'ar;ia'"PBlacin"' reSiiruedlo
het casiW), s ptay tn lbe ki"eruwt anxiety. Her
ayes were ever fund on the road thai led from the
'rtisqmff'tfW-JtorWllW he 'asked Xlw
WHlktiniHu of the tower, " What seest thou?"
Oitv evening, at the shadowy hour of twilight,
the warden sounded his horn. " I see," cried he,
" a numOrAis tram winding up the valley. There
are mingled Moors -aud Christians. The banner
of my lord.iain the advance. " Joyful tidings! "
exclaimed the old seneschal: my lord returns in
triumph, and brvngs' captives ! " Then the castle
courts rang with "shouts of joy ; and the standard
was displayed, and the trumpets were sounded, and
he-dea w brtJtf-.waA.lowqrciL jinq J)onna Maria
her pagrs, and h,er mmatrelsj to wrteome hetiord
from-the wars. But as tile train drew, nigh, she
beheld a sumptuous bier, covered with Wsck vel
vet, and on it lay a warrior, a f taking his repose :
he lay in his armor, with his homct on his head,
and his sword in his hand, as one who had never
been conquered, and around the bier were the es
cutcheons of (he hmfserof Hinnjmw.-
A number of Moorish cavaliers attended the
bier, with emblems of mourning, and wiih. dejected
countenances; aud their leader cast himself at the
feet of Donna Maria, and hid his face in Ins hands.
She heheld in him the gallant Atmdil, whom h
had once welcomed with his bride to her casing
but who now came with the body of her lord whom
he bad unknowingly slain in battle !
The sepulchre erected in the cloisters of the
Convent of Sun Domingo, was achieved at the ex-'
peiise of the Moor Ahadil, as a feeble testimony of j
his grief for the death of the good knight, Don.
Munio, and his reverence for his memory. The
tender and faithful D mna Maria soon followed her
lord to the tomb: On one of tho stone of a small
arch, beside his sepulchre, is the following simple
inscription: ' Hie jant Maria I'alacin, tutor Mu
noni Sancij De Hinojota:' Here lies Maria
Palacin, wile, of Munio Sancho de llinojosa.
TTJheLjegtidpfjy!m Munio SancFto does not con
clude with his death. On ttie sameday on which
the battle took place on the plain of Salinanara, a
chaplain of the Holy Temple of Jerusalem, while
standing at the outer gate, beheld a train ol Chris-
" tian cavaliers advancing; ai If in ptlgwrnage;' - The
chaplain was a nMive of Spain, and he knew the
foreimsit to be Don Munio Sancho do llinojosa,
with whom he had been well acquainted in former
times. Hastening to the patriarch, he told him of
the hiwprahle rami f lw pilgrims el the gals.
The patriarch, therefore, went forth with a grand
procession of priests snd monks, end received the
pilgrims With all due honor. 1 tie re were seventy
cavaliers, beside, their leader, all ettrk and lofty
warriors. Tbev carried llieir helmets in their
Tiarittl TKetr "faces werefcad1ypaj
greeted no one, bor looked either to the right or to
the left, but entered the chapel, and kneeling be
fore the Sepulchre of our Saviour, performed their
orisons ia eilence. When they bad concluded,
they rose as if to depart, and the patriarch and his
attendants advanced to speak lo them, but they
were no more to be seen. Every ooe marve.1 d
What rnold he I he metanirur of this prodizv. The
patriarch carefully noted down the day, and sent
to Castile to lesrn tidings of Dou Munio Sancho de
Hinoinm. Ha received for renlv. that on the very
day apecified, that worthy knight, with seventy of
hi. followers, had been s ain in battle, t hese,
.therefore, must have been tlie bleswd spirits ol
ih.M nhrii..n warriors, come to fulfil their vow
of a, pilgrimage far tint Huly Si'pilchre at lins.
lem. Such was Castiiian faitn, in the olJen time,
which kept in word, even beyond .the grave.
. If any one shu!J doulit of the inirac ilmH ;
ritiou of these phantom kn'MiU, let him con-iit!t the
History of the Kings of Camilla and Ij&m, ty l!ie
learned and pious Fray Pm.'encio tie S.itiiloval,
Bishop of Famplona, where hh will find it recorded
in the History of tho King, l)on - Alnw V I., on
the bundled and second fige. It is too precious
a legrnd to be lighliy abundoiK-d to the d mbtur.
A WCSTER! 00B. '
"'OiT,thr1inrwd'TylWtrf'TTmKr it, thtrr iA
Uuli is written in cuaracu-ra winch will rvinain whoa
brass and marble have crumbled into duu" -L'J.
EteretU " . f
Ye are gone to the land of the spirit's light j "
-v-AVe call your aamus ia the silent eight, -V
. When the stars of beaven appear; v v
T, We call by the brook, and river's side, "
And the echo mutters deep V
' In the world above. now your souls abide,
. hi the grave your bodies sleep. , '
When the radiant sun of the summer day,
Shall auiilu o'er the sunnv west
When tlie rnormug Iig.it shall fade away,
And ahall leave our minds at rest
The memory sad of that glorious band,
That band of the good and brave,
Shall cause us to love and cherish this land,
Wbich they bled and died to save. .
In the humble totub ye are silently laid:
No warble shall tell your grave :
We need no pillar by artists made,
To tell the place of the brave. V "
Your namea shall live when the storied urn
Tjs liiph biche ao mors shall fill :
When the kings of Uie earth to dust shall turn,
., . And low inJJie grave lie still.
When the glorious sua with hia brilliant light,
' ' ' ' ' Shall rise in the east it morn, -
And sink in the distant west si aigh',
Ol all bis bright glories shore ;
Th'.ia shall ye live 10 the frreibao's heart ;
In that beail preserve your shrine,
And yoitr names from our memories ne'er depart,
bjIf.jniejBri of .p.ighl.aba abjne.
Franklin, Warren county, Ohio.
As muny of our fair- renders wish to know whnt
was the derivation and meaning of their baptisms
namea, we subjoin the following explanation :
- SiojiiFiCA rio.Tof some of the hHwrusuaTCh rTs.
Anna, (derived from the Hebrew) . Gracious.
iierwao, A tnountaineer of tionor-
: v French,
Pure and cold.
Clear and bright.
- SaxAtj --;
" """ "A vow!
- -: Happy .K"p,'r
Rich aud IVacelid.
A rich Lord.
Spanish, Of a bright brown color,
(ierman. A Pearl-
HoUrew, A drop of salt water.
Ifcfcrewt T.' BtiRaltew.'
llebre w -- " " "Ta't"
kdeicttu JJoytririvfi.. Those who make can
dles will find it a great improvement to steep the
wicks in lime water and saltpetre, and dry them.
The dame will be clear aud the tallow will not
Uritania ware should be first rubbed gently with
a woolen cloth and sweet oil, then washed in warm
uiiIm Mnl piiIiIm! n.ilh a. .11 Io.iKa. atiil wliil.....
hl'hus treated, il will retain ils beauty to the last.
-New iron should tie very gradually- heated at
firsty after it has become inured to the heat it ia not
likely 40 crack.
It is good plan to put new earthen ware into
cold water and let it heat gradually until it boils,
then cool again. Brown earthen ware particular-
. Iv, mav be toughened in this way. A handful of
! rye or rye orwheat bran thrown in while it is
boiling will preseWe the glazing, so that it will not
be destroyed by aeiij or salt.
Clean a brass ketllt before using it for cooking,
with salt and vinegar.
The oftencr carpets are shaken the longer thev
w ill wee. r";' the" Ai ri I twlfcoltects uhderlKe nig rinds
out the threads.
If you wish to preserve fine "teeth, always clean
(hem thoroughly after you haveeatetr your last
Woollen should be wsshed in very hot suds,. end
not rinsed. Luke warm water shrinks Jhem.
Do not wrap knives and forks in woolens. Wrap
tbem in strong paper, bteel is injured by lying 10
woolens 1 1,
Suet keeps all the year round, if chopped fcjvl
packed in a stone jar covered with molasses. . "
Barley straw is the best for beds; dry corn
husks slit into shreds are better than vtra w .-
Brass andirons should be cleaned, done up in pa. J
yv ji vi j .flow vmi "'J...1'... f''.
When snolasses is used in cooking, it is a prodr
gious improvement to boil and skim it before you
use it. it lakes out the unpleasant raw taste, and
makes it almost as good as sugar. . Where molas
ses is used much Tor cooking, it is well to prepare
ooe or two gallons iu this wsy al a time.
' Never allow asbes to be taken up in wood. Al
ways have your tinder box and lamp ready for use
10 case of sudden alarm. Have important papers
all together where you can lay your hands on them
1 at once in case of fire. ,
( r Use bird soap to wsah your clothes, snd sod to
wain your nocre. 0011 snap is so slippery that it
j wastes a good deal in washing clothes.
i It ia easy to have supply of horse r.idinh all
, wjnter. Have quamny graiea wriiie in jmA y
in perrocuon, put iwmi h uu iueKr,
! ami keep it cornea ugnu
A NAME IN THE SAND.
' Alone I walked on the ocean straud,
A pearly shell was in my hand, .
I itooed and wrote upon the sand '
Jdy name, llie year, the du ;
As onward from Urn iit I Md, -
One liiijierinj; Imk behind 1 ct,
A Wave came rolling hih and liiot,
... And washed my hues away.
And so, I thmijht, Hwil) omrkly be t- -With
every mark on enn.ii irom um !
' A wave of daik oblivion's
- Will sweep across the pleo
" Where IliavV trod th ktiiwiy shore " ,
Of time, and been to be no morr,
; Of memy day the name 1 bre, .
To leave no track or trace.
- And yet with Hiia who count the saiuhv-. .
And holds the wstors in hit hatidtf, ' i
1 know a lasting record stands .
intended sgsinst my nni, .
Of all Una mortal pari has wrought,
Of all Una thinking soul baa thought, -
And from these Meeting momenta taught, '
For glory or rur alia uie 1 v . t
OF THE DUKE OF
A Capital Satire. W hen the Duke of Welling
ton was elevated to the Premiership, Ui 1833, the
London papers teemed with very substantial and
absurd accounts' of bis Grace' habits, iu ridicule
of which the following builesque article apeared
ia ' The Examiner.' It waa written by the cele
brated Albany f onblauque, the editor of that pa
" The DukeXof Wellington generally risea at
about eight. Before he is out of bed. tie commonly
polls oil bis nightcap; snd while he it dressing, ho
sometimes whistles a tune, aud occasionally damns
hia valet. - The. Duke of iVeJkigioo uses warm
water in shaving, and lays on a greater quantity ot
lather lhau ordinary men. W hile shaving he
chiefly breathes through his Hose, with a "View as
is conceived, of keeping the suds out of his mouth
and sonvetiijws. he blows out' one cheek, sometimes
the other, to present a better surface ilw the razor.
W hen he ia dressed he goes doWn to breakfast, and
'-wliiW-deseendiug theaiairshecomnHHily takes egwjoftff
LI I . 1 . I. I J . I t '
casion ta blow his hose, which he docs rather rap
idly ; following it up with three hasty wipes with
his handkerchief, which hs instantly afterwards do
'posites in the riuht hand coat Docket.
The Duke of Welliniton's pockets kre in the
skins of his coat, and the holes perpumlicular.
m Ha wrs faUe tiiriHiraI flaps, which ban g'"
v the of lo an erj.jnooul .iiwob ih their jMsnuwu-
The Duke t3r Wellington drinks tea for breakfast,
which he sweetens with white sugar, aud corrects
with cream. - He commonly atirs the fluid two ur
three times with 1 spoon before te raises it to his
hpav-'i he ilue-er vrelrrngton eats toast sod wit
t.tr, cold ham, tongue, fowls, beer, or eggs and
sometimes both' meet snd ergs : the eggs are gen
eally lbose P.(,t.he qommon domestic fowl. 1)ur
ring break last, the Uuke ot. ellmgton has a news
paper cither in his hand, or else on the table, or in
his lap. The Duke of Wellington's favorite is the
Examiner. After breakfast the Duke of Welling
ton at reiehes himself out and yawns. I U then
pokes the fire and whistles. If there is no fire be
goes to the window snd looks out. At about teu
o'clock the General Post letters arrive. The
Duke of Wellington seldom OtJiever inspects the
miperscription, but at once breaks the seal aud
applies himself to the contents. The Duks of
WeUrngtee afrs someiMneispteaaed waiver
" rwrpotidenvs; snd -says; petraw f-nr w eteetw
"- VorceF- Afit TimeThe
retires for a few minutes, during which, it is im
possible to sccount for his motions'' with the desi
. At eleven o'clock, if the weather is fine, the
Duke's horse is brought up to the door. The
Duke's horse on this occasion is always saddled
-end bridled. The Duke's Jiorse is. ordinarily lbe
same white horse he rode at Waterloo, and which
was eaten by the hounds at Surtfieldasy. His
hair is of a chesnut color. Before the Duke goes
out he has his hat and gloves brought to him by
servant. The Duke of Wellington always puts bia
hat on his head, and the gloves on his hands.
The Duke's daily manner of mounting hit horse is
the same that it waa on tlie morning of the glori
ous battle of Waterloo, His grace 6rst takes fhe
rein in his left hand, which be lays on the horse's
mane, be then puts his left foot in the stirrup, with
spring brings his body up, and bis right leg over
the body of the animal by the wsy of the tail, and
thus places himself in the saddle he then drops his
right foot in the stirrup, puts his horse to walk,'
and seldom tails off, being an admirable equestri
an. When acquiiinttnres and friends salute the
Duke in the street, such is hi affability that he
' either bows, touches his hat, or recognizes their
civility in some way or other. The Duke of Wei-
iwptoo ery NWfWJsyy-, I4W- ere yon I
M It's a fine day.' " How d'ye do 1" and makes
frequent am) various remarks dt the weather, and
the dust or the mud, as it may be. .
At twelve o'clock on Mondays, Wednesday, and
riC FridavMhe Duke's Master comes-to .leach him
his Political Economy. The Duke makes wonder
ful progress in Ins studies, snd his instructor is
used pleasantly to observe, " that the Duke gets on
like a bouse on lira." . Al the Treasury, the Duke
b r WcTTiTi?. a! u.H'rfirilTniTg nlintimtrtloninuriffi"
a leather library cli.iir, with his heels and a good
part of his legs 00 the table. Whon thus in pro
's found thought, ha very froipMMilly closes his eyes
fyr hours together, and maltca si) extraordinary
end il! ig nntse through his nose, Such the
J; Duks of 'ellington's deoti'n to business that he
eats nh luncheon. In the H'jne of Lords, the
"lake's Yuiiiincr of proceeding is this he walkt
up to the fire place, turns hn back to it, snarates
the nkirt orb is cos', tossing (hem over the dexter
and siiiinter r!;s, thrusts his luuds in his breeches
p'ckct, BO'I i stands si ease. The Characlens
lie of the Duke pr iory is a brevity the next thing
to silence. As brevity ia the soul of wit, il may
confidently I allirmel that in this quality, Lord
North aoj Sliernlan wurd f tola compared with bim.
A'hniralle UK." My dear madam," aaid a doc.
tt to his indent, " I am truly gratified to see yon
yet in life. At my last visit yesterday, you know,
1 told you, you li id hut six hours to livrVV "Yes
doctor vou did ; but FdiJu't luke tfie-Joes' you
loll. t.rntui. . -i
The fuyjumij. The story runs, that once, ia
the dark ages, a young man was brought before, the
authorities, charged with having married several
wive. When called upon for rus defence. It is
true," fiid he, " ni.-'?nriH'd, Judges, that I have"
married sevenl wenn n but jmle for yourwlvea
W'heiher my nlj'Tt in so doinj was' not irai.-eor.
thy. A m;u tms nurely a right, if buys au arti
elo for fowl, ami it turns put to be IwdJ to reject it.
Now I found that ttw first w ife, I tnarrVd was ill
tempered, the second lacy, 'and the third Taixe, and
A'd'..I v' ..lyaiKtJl.aSWli1 etiai'
sliull be nMluwf." The bench was puSed at flrii
at. this hovel defence, but after a rofi.uliaiion de.
rrt(i, lint as it would be iinpowible for tkeXde.
ieumu( to una a eooa wite, except m the o)tyr
world, he jhwild he iinniedia-y nut to dwath
enable him to look for onee.V,, J'. Mirror.
Did of the A-iW. The diOerence betweea
the diet of the ancients and that of u ntorh rns is
Very striking. The ancient Greeks and Komaus
used oo alcoholic liquor, it being unknown to litem ;
nor codes, tiur tea, nor chocolnie, nor sugar, our
even butter for Galen informs us that he had
butter but once in his life. They were ignorant
of the greater number of our tropica! spice's, as
cloves, nutmeg, ginger Jamaica pepper, curry, pi
mento. , They used neither buck-wheat run Frem h
beans, nor spinach', nor sago, tapioco, salep, arrow
root, nor poiatoe or ils varieties, nor even trie com-'
mon, but t sort of marsh-grown bean ; nor many
of our fruits, as the orange, tamarind, rmr Ameri
can corn. On the other baud, they ate subotances
..ghlf'h-.Wg-.riow-. Bfglectthe mellow, fhf....yiJlM
ox tongue, (he sweet acorn, thn lupin. 1 Iwy Msnd
greatly, radish, lettuce, sorrel. They liked the
flesh of wild asses, of tittle dog, vt the ditrmouir,
of the foi, of the bear. s 1'hey.ate the thaJj f oai.
oqueta, and o:her rare budavaudtif, lizards. -Th; y
were find of a great many fish and shell nJi bIik h
we now hold in no esleein. They employed as
seaaofiHig nro and assahrtrrhn
A man with a pair of - wooden Ji-ri i ntmiirtsicd.
.or C(gresa. in Illinois. The New Orleans Pk-
ayune says hs makes the best trump speeches of
u No one would lake you to be what you sre7'
said an old fashioned gentleman a dsy or two ago,
to a dandy who had more hair than brain.
Why t" WM the lmmdial-reiur& Becauao
they can I see your ears r " ,
lExaellf .r-" I have got' inree bilierV' "jj"a""
w crack," urchin to us the other day; M ooe lives
in G , ene is at home, and I am the other
Hurra Gatttte. '
shoe -maker who once lived in Lnndoa did
net jehooss lo tell an absiute-falsehood f he thre--
fore conl rived m wtH as he could In evade aut h as
TiTa prolSijoH'octa cnmpi-lleTlim
wnen he had cut out the leather for a pair of slme,
he luid it down upon the floor and walked once or
twice around iu Being asked hv his customers
whether lie had done the shoes, he wiadd truly say
M No J but J Atfiw tern about ikrm "
Allen Rsmeay, the author of tlie pastoral rome-
dy eaKetrie"Uentln Shepherd, wrote the tA
lowing epigram on receiving an orange from tb
Countess of Abnyne ;
u m i 1 ifci 1
-Fije-I eaaarnodt rie wntiTtfAA." '
TasHie fcire ifvetnt "ru v:r' "T'
1 be birest gave the frmt to me.
A O rj I C ULTUHAL
tYom fas f'srsssr's CkroaicJ.
It is a most erring policy I bat induces farmers
under the name snd notion of economy, te inclose
their grounds with temporary and defective fooces.
it is in truth the very wort of economy, or rather
tho very 'reverse of economy. It would be weM
for those who (HI inclined lo negligence or to be
governed by the do for the present doctrine, to
open an account ofdttVf and crtdii with their foo
ces for a few years; and if that should aot cure
them, they might be given up as incurable. ,
- Perhaps some of bur readers might be edified
by asitihiof.auch-aa -aeeotwil-At auj taU j if il-
should not bsppen te suit thnr own rxperieoce, it
may give them some idea of this sort of Book,
keeping 1 and here it is. .
-Cornfield FENCE, Dr.
The com destroyed by Wraeav -eatde and bs
at diifrient times, soppsed
To time lost in stopping hng hcJrt, repairing
fimres snd mending ttattt-gap. aav tUt u
tlarveat, f j.
Te wounding one of the plough borne, in break
ing over the fence, by which lua service ri Uwt
for ten davs when thev were moat waiMml, tv t"i.
To price of a hog of mv weigliW.lWy', $r
fWtlicBTIiaJ" it U my corn
field, so that it died, 13.
To time lo! in ailemling a law anil about said
hog, aud coats of suit, $5.
To a kiss of a valuable dg which I euppased
Hodge had killed, in revenge for Km- killing of bis
hog by said dog, but which I could not provje, $5.
To perpetual toes of Hodge's friendship ; which
bad been steadfast for Iwruiy years, amount not
To the spoiling of my young horses, Smith's cat
tle and Hodge's hogs, so that I shall never be able'
to fence "them out effectually1 hereafter; lose not
known. 'j 1
To keeping me in lai aeaaor, fretted and era Sa
rd nearly all summer damage inrak-uUWe."
Total, exclusive of the three last Hems, $t 9,00
By live hundred nils, the bamber wmtirg te
-nA.ii-,.w:'imLiiwt?!'ft-v ts 1 ' ,