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REFLECTIONS-HINTS FOR WIVES. Maysville is the next town in commercial impor. We find, on looking over our article, we have not tance, being the principal place of importation for the said half of what we should wish to publish, but its north-east part of the state. Glass is manufactured length admonishes us not to extend our notice further, here, and it has a number of other factories. It is a and with the acknowledgments to Mr. Flint's volumes, thriving, active town, and a place for the building of Darby's “View,” &c., in addition to some personal steamboats. Washington, three miles south, is a con. observation, we here take leave for today, of a bright siderable village, as well as Paris, situated on a beauti- gem in our political constellation, to know the inhabiful hill, and the capital of Bourbon county. Some of its tants of which, as it has been our good fortune to houses have the appearance of magnificence. The know many, is to esteem them, and to regret that so scenery between this place and Lexington we shall many miles should separate us from frequent interalways remember for its unsurpassed beauty. George. changes of the right hand of good fellowship and feel. town is a neat brick town, in the centre of a rich tract, ing. of which travellers always speak in high praise. Dan.

ORIGINAL. ville, Stamfurd, Somersei, Monticello, Versailles, Shel. byville, Augusta, Newport, Covington, &c., are thriv.

REFLECTIONS. ing towns, of which we regret our limits restrict us to

Though scenes of purest pleasure bright, the mere mention. Cynthiana, the county town of

Through which I've loved to stray; Harrison county, contains more than 100 houses and a number of respectable public buildings. It is on a

And scenes of cheerful, gay delight, wide and fertile bottom, in the midst of a rich, intelli

Have flown from me away: gent and populous settlement. There are a great Though now neglected I am cast number of water mills ncar the town, which carries on Upon this world's wide sphere, an extensive trade. We have been promised some Whilst round me blows misfortune's blast, further statistics of Harrison county, by an esteemed With bitterness severe. friend residing there.

Russelville, in Lo an county, has 160 to 200 private Though 'lorn and lost, my path I tread buildings, and a college. Sali Licks abound near the With fainting steps and slow; town; we remember seeing a landlord there refuse to

With naught to stay the pang of dread, give fifty cents for a fresh saddle of venison, because

Or sooth the pangs of wo: it was too dear! Prices no doubt have altered since 1819. There are 50 or 60 more fine villages, which we

Without a friend my steps to guide, cannot even enumerate in a newspaper article.

A friend to give reliel; This state abounds in limestone caves. The great Unnumbered woes my course betide, Mammoth Cave is said to have been penetrated four- But still "there's joy in grief." teen miles, and it is something to tell, that we have been in it with a party six miles, submerged in dark.

There still remains a hopeful ray, ness except the light afforded by lamps filled with lard; 'Midst keenest sorrow here: and overhead hung millions of bars, which, if disturbed, A charm to sooth my lonely way, threatened to leave us without even our poor lights.- My lonely course to cheer: The famous Grotto of Antiparos sinks into insignifi

The spell which pleasure once had spread cance in comparison. It and other caves supplied dur. ing the late war, 400,000 pounds of crude nitre, and

May glow as bright again; probably as great an amount of gunpowder.

And joys, that now, alas! seem fled, The people of Kentucky are scions from a noble

May yet resume their reign. stock, the descendants of affluent planters from North Then let me not 'midst grief repine, Carolina and Virginia. They have a distinct and

Nor yield to dark despair; striking physiognomy, an enthusiasm, vivacity and ardor of character, courage, frankness and generosity,

A brighter day may yet be mine, which have been developed by their peculiar circum

And joy 1 yet may share. stances. They have a delighitul frankness of hospi. My shattered hopes may I retrieve, tality, which renders a sojourn with them exceedingly And gain some short relief; pleasant to a stranger. Their bravery has been It ne'er will do for me to grieve, evinced in field and forest, from Louisiana to Canada.

I'll triumph over grief.

ALBERTUS. Wherever the Kentuckian travels, he ardently remembers his native hills and plains. He invokes the genius of his country in trouble, in danger

and solitude; it is comingal duty, and, in most cases, easily performed. Much

HINTS FOR WIVES.-Obedience is a very small part of to him the home of plenty, beauiy, greatness, and eve of the comfort of a married lite depends upon the lady; a ry thing that he desires or respects; this rationality great deal more, perhaps, than she is aware of. She never deserts him; no country will bear a comparison scarcely knows ber own influence; how much she may do with his country, no people with his people. The by persuasion-how much by sympathy--huw much by English are said to go into battle with a song about unremitted kindness and little attentions. To acquire and roast beef in their mouths; when the Kentuckian en retain such influence, she must, however, inake her concounters dangers of food or field, his last exclamation jugal duties her first object. She must not think that any is, “ hurrah for old Kentucky."

thing will do for her husband-that any wine is good Religion, in some form, is generally respected in this agreeable when there is only her husband by--that she my

enough for her husband-that it is not worth while io be state; and there is scarcely a village, or settlement, close her piano, or lay aside her brush, for why should she that has not one or more favorite preachers. It would play or paint merely to amuse her husband?-No-she be difficult to say which is the predominant sect, that must consider all these little arts of pleasing, chiefly valu. of baptists, methodists, or presbyterians. Notwith. able on his account-as means of perpetuating her attracstanding the marked enthusiasm of the character of tions, and giving permanence to his affection--She must this

people, notwithstanding they are much addicted to remember that her duty consists not so much is great and bitter political disputation, notwithstanding all the col. she will only be occasionally called; but in trifles.in lisions from opposing parties and clans—as a state, the cheerful smile,

or a minute attention naturally rendered, people have uniformly distinguished themselves for re- and proceeding from a heart full of kindness, and a temper ligious order, quiet and tolerance.

full of amiabi.ity.

JOSEPHINE-ROBESPIERRE-LOUIS-HORTENSE-LOUIS AS A KING.

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LITERARY.

tidings of the great events of the 9th Thermidor.

“Well," said Josephine, as ber bed was returnExtracts from the new Memoirs of Hortense ed, you see I am not destined to be guillotined, Beauharnais, Ex Queen of Holland and Duchess I shall certainly be queen of France. of St Leu, translated from French.

Louis Bonaparte. Josephine in Prison, Death of Robespierre.

The newly married couple treated their union

as the work of compulsion, and their little asJosephine, becoming in her turn an object of perities, instead of being smoothed by gentle suspicion, was also confined. Up to this time friction, were in constant collision. Louis had she had scarcely bestowed a thought upon the some romance in his disposition, but it was that fortune-teller of Martinique; but now, by a com- kind of romance which leads its possessor rather mon inconsistency of human nature, the pre- to write a book than to cnact the hero. The diction recurred to her remembrance amid the Contract Social of Rousseau was the favourite gloom of a prison. Her mind became accustom- study of one, whose duty it became to assist in ed to dwell upon its promises, and she ended by the overthrow of his country's liberties, and a firm belief in its easy accomplishment. who was doomed one day to be a king. Louis

One morning the jailor entered the cell, which was enthusiastically devoted to visions of univershe occupied in common with the Duchess of sal peace, and yet fate had condemned him to Aiguillon, (afterwards Madame Louis de Gi, be a soldier. He hated ceremony, and yet his rardin,) and two other ladies, and announced life was spent in a court, and his motions were a abruptly, that he came to remove her bed, which perpetual pageant. Preferring retirement and was wanted for another prisoner. . “Of course," speculative reflection, he was hurried along by said Madame D'Aiguillon, with vivacity, “Ma- the whirlwind of his brother's genius. dame de Beauharnais is to be provided with a

Hortense's personal appearance. better?". The keeper answered savagely,"There will be little need of that, as she is to go at once figure, noble mien and graceful manners of her

In her appearance, Hortense united the fine to the Conciergerie, and thence to the guillo- mother, to the peculiar charms of the beauties tipe." This cruel warning drew loud shrieks of the Netherlands-their

soft blue eyes-profrom her companions in misfortune, but Joseph- fusion of fair hair-and dazzling complexion. ine attempted the task of consolation. At length Her conversation displayed

the elegance of a she begged them earnestly to calm all their fears, Frenchwoman, in the vivacity, sprightliness, and as she was assured, not only of present safety, but of living and reigning the queen of France: appropriate turn of her least

expressions. Du"It is a pity you don't appoint your attendants,” ring her residence

at the Hague, that sober capcried Madame D'Aiguillon, angrily. "Ah! that ital presented an appearance as gay as it was is very true-I had forgotten. Well, my dear, unexpected, in a constant succession of public you shall be one of my ladies of honour: come

balls and entertainments, at which the most disyou bave my promise.” At these words ber com- dress and accomplishments. The dancing of

tinguished youth contended for superiority in panions burst into tears; for they could account the

queen was perfection, and she promoted this for the ill timed pleasantry only by supposing delightful amusement, with that true condethat she had lost her senses. Madame D'Aiguillon was much overcome.

scension, which produces in every mind the forJosephine led her towards a window, which she giveness, but never the forgetfulness of superior

rank. threw open to give her air. A woman of ordinary appearance was noticed below, who seem- The Court of Holland, Louis as a King. ed to be making some extraordinary signals. An outline of the court of Holland may not She shook her dress (robe) violently, a gesture be inappropriate. M. D'Arjuson held the post which at first was inexplicable. At length of grand chamberlain: Auguste Caulaincours Josephine cried out“Robe," the woman nodded, that of grand equerry. M. De Villeneuve was and immediately seized a pebble (pierre) recom- first chamberlain to the queen; his wife, the menced her gestures; Josephine again cried daughter of M. Guibert-a lady celebrated for “Pierre," and the woman, apparently much ber wit and her fine person-was dame du pagratified, again expressed assent. Then placing lais. M. de Saugras, chief master of the cereher gown and the pebble together, she repre- monies, did the honours of the palace in an exsented the motion of cutting a throat, dancing tremely agreeable manner. and clapping her hands at the same time, with M. de Girardin tells us, that a chamberlain in, great glee. It would be impossible to describe troduced him into the cabinet of the king, who the joy with which the captives ventured to was dressed in the uniform of the guard, wbite, hope that the death of Robespierre was thus an- with crimson facings. “The pleasure of seeing nounced to them.

him after a long absence, was diminished by my While they were still divided between hope sorrow at observing his sallow complexion, an and fear, a disturbance in the gallery attracted aspect of general languor, and the extreme diftheir attention, and they presenily distinguished ficulty he experienced in walking, and especialthe rough voice of their turnkey, who was kick-ly in standing. He looked so much like a man ing his dog and cryingout, “Get along, you dam- on whom death had set his seal, that I found it ned Robespierre! This energetic expression impossible to retain the feelings of sadness with assured our ladies that there was little to ap- which his appearance oppressed me. My emoprehend, and that France was saved. In fact, a tion became so strong that it was noticed by his short time afterwards, their companions in mis- majesty, and drew from him several remarks, fortune burst into the cell to communicate the though I sincerely hope that he was unable to di

vine the cause. It is impossible to know the consisted of an aid-de-camp. of Jerome, Madame king and not to love him: he is gifted with all de Bouber, and the little Prince Louis. the inestimable qualities that belong to an up- "The queen was agreeable and amiable as right man. I was the bearer of two letters: one ever. I delivered her the letters from the em. from the king of Naples and the other from his press and the queen. 'I always like to receive mother. He conversed with us a long time, and letters,' said she, "and to be remembered. My expressed great pleasure at seeing us again. 1 friends would be ungrateful if they forgot me, mentioned that a passage in his letter to the for I never forget any one. My brother Joseph queen of Naples, had given rise to my journey. ought certainly to be pleased with me; for, while

Be assured,' was his reply, that I shall use I was at Mayence, I wrote to him frequently, every exertion in my power to be useful to Jo- and sent him a great quantity of trifling news, seph: whatever belongs to me is at his disposal. which absence alone renders of the least conseTam already endeavoring to raise money, though quence.' it will be a difficult business; for this country “After dinner, we went into the queen's drawwould never lend, even lo Napoleon. However, ing room. Her apartments are furnished with I do not despair, and shall do my best.' All this great simplicity. "Nothing could be more grawas said in that open, frank manner, which no cious than our reception, and op leaving her, dissimulation, however practised, can pretend she invited us to prolong our visit to this country, to imitate. Your majesty,' said 1, has just and to pay our respects to her every evening. opened a loan, which, I understand, is filling up Before going to bed, we made a round of visits rapidly. It is a splendid reward of your exer- to all the ministers, and returned to hotel at ten tions, and the most flattering testimony of the o'clock at night, heartily tired. All the French popularity of your administration. Posterity will about the king's person are loud in their comever remember with gratitude, your constant plaints of the climate: Caulaincourt, whose opposition to a national

bankruptcy.' 'I take health is indifferent, is quite unable to stand its the more credit to myself,' said the king, 'for this effects. opposition, because the measure was particular- "Next day, the king received us in his cabily pressed upon me by the emperor. I found it net. He was in the midst of a circle of the great impossible to persuade him, that in declaring civil and military officers. He quitted his place bankruptcy, I declared the destruction of Hol for the purpose of addressing a few words in an land. All its capital would have immediately obliging manner to the different members of the sought refuge in England, where much of it is diplomatic corps, and the various individuals collected already. The force of circumstances who had the honour of being admitted to the has set on foot a contraband trade, which I find audience. it impracticable to suppress.

“The court presents an extremely brilliant This nation is so industrious, that with a popu- spectacle. The dresses of the public ministers lation of not more than eighteen hundred thou- and the civil functionaries are superbly emsand souls, it pays one hundred and ten millions. broidered: it seems as if they intended to make Its debt is sixty millions, and there is scarcely up for the long prohibition of embroidery in this enough remaining for state expenses. There is country. The great officers of state wear a not a French soldier in the kingdom, yet I am green dress, laced with gold: the pattern of the obliged to supply a corps of twenty thousand trimming is the same as that of the imperial Dutch troops for the grand army. Peace! peace! household. The cbainberlains are dressed in that must be the grand object of conquest. This red and gold: the equerries and prefect in blue hard work ruins my health, Girardin; you must and gold. The diplomatic costume of Holland find me very much changed. I can scarcely is remarkabły rich and elegant: it is a shade of write: I walk with great difficulty. He was very light blue, with silver lace. The decoracontinually rubbing his legs and hands during tion of the Order of Holland has been very exthe whole interview. The climate of this countensively distributed: there are three classestry is killing me. Its humidity is very unwhole- knight, commanders, and grand crosses. This some for my constitution. I am sorry for it: it sort of distinction has become quite an object of is the country of good faith. There is no need ambition, in a country where it was previously here of superintending the administration: a wholly unknown. Wherever men are united in man, on receiving an appointment, swears that society, vanity, adroitly flattered, is one of the he will fulfil its duties to the best of his ability, most potent instruments of the sway of the ruler. and keeps his word. Their customhouse oaths “The king generally rides with a single pair are never examined, and are never false. It is of horses to his carriage: it is only on very rare a nation of true republicans, but deeply tinged occasions that he uses a coach and six. Whenwith party spirit: this prevents them from form- ever he goes out the equerry on duty

mounts his ing a proper estimate of each other. .....I horse, and takes his place near the door." require a hot climate, and the baths of the south of France.

Promises was the ready money that was first "On taking leave of his majesty, we were in- coined and made current by the law of nature, formed by M. Boucheberone, prefect of the pa- to support that society and commerce that was lace, that the king desired us to lodge in no oth- necessary for the comfort, and security of maner house than bis own, and that we were to re- kind.-Lord Clarendon. side in the palace: this intelligence was afterwards confirmed by M. de Saugras. Just as we As it is barbarous in others to rally a man for were about sitting down to table, we were in- natural defects, it is extremely agreeable when vited to dine with the queen. The company I he can jest upon himself for them.

IS POVERTY FAVORABLE TO GENIUS?-A DRUNKARD'S THIRST.

229 Written for the Casket.

ing to one single point. We are told, if one or some ESSAY.

of the senses be wanting, all those slight sugges

tions which w re unnoticed, when all the organs IS POVERTY FAVORABLE TO GENIUS :

were in heat ful play, have then a character and What is genius? It is an intellectual thirsting reality; eve so when other sources of emolument for knowledge; it is the unfolding of a mind of and enjoyr ent be denied us, our energies are dideep and intense thought, gained by application, rected to oue with tenfold earnestness. Obstacles and concentred by close and unremitting com- will oppose the progress of knowledge; but, inmune with itself. It is not the meteotic ilash, stead of discouraging, they nerve the spirit to that brightens, illumes, and disappears, while the greater diligence it matters not how great they plaudits of an admiring multitude are sounding may be, for an ardent aspiring mind; they call for long and loud: It is the rising sun, whose splen- perseverance, for intenser application, and these dors we can scarcely trace, in the faint beams become that discipline which will tune it for of morning twilight, but whose progress onward knowledge, as the harp is tuned to receive the and upwards, can only reveal its living beauties. rising breeze. For genius such as we have described-its home What is common is lightly estimated; advanis no chosen spot; it will flourish beside the tages within our grasp, or which seem ours by Alpine flower; it will breathe in the atmosphere right, are too often perverted and misimprovecha of despotism; its hallowed influence is felt on the but when effort must be used to attain them, far heights of Parnassus, and on the sunny soil of greater is the value with which they are apprethe tropics ;-but we think the absence of luxury, ciated; they bring with them a responsibility and many of those comforts which gladden the that such privileges must not pass unimproved; path of life, instead of extinguishing the fires of and if attainments are to be made, the time will genius, tend rather to make them glow with admit no delay, no procrastination; and such a more fervent heat.

consciousness as this will kindle life, and energy, In the web of life, the mind and body are and action. The price of labor in the moral, as strangely and intimately, interwoven with each well as the physical world, is never given to inother, and a reciprocal influence is constantly dolence; and though the vast spires of science and exerted. The system acts upon the mind, and wisdom lay out in rich profusion, unwearied perthe mind upon the system. If such be the fact, severance will alone render them ours. and such we see it, the influence of luxury in That mind will arrive to maturity, vitiated by enervating the human frame, does not rest upon no excesses, debased by po indulged appetites, matter alone; it is felt in its breadth and extent, which are too frequent, though not necessarily upon the intellectual part of our being. Luxury the concomitants of wealth, and which arise gratifies every appetite; but gratification only from the unlimited gratification of those social awakens and creates others, which in their turn feelings and love of pleasure, that are innate in crave to be satisfied, until the constitution at our constitution : but that person will arrive to length is undermined' by excess, and its vigor maturity, with an understanding invigorated, and strength are sapped at their foundations.- passion subdued, and an intellect“ mating with Riches bring a plenitude of pleasures, which the pure essences of heaven.” riches alone can purchase; pleasures touching There is something like majesty in a mind, the passions and kindling the imagination. The overcoming the obstacles of circumstances and mind becomes fascinated and excited; but it is a situation in search of truth and wisdom, and thrilling excitement, playing upon the feelings, knowledge; they are bright examples of human without producing in the end the charms of ra- capacity, worthy of admiration and worthy of tional enjoyment.Objects, new and novel, are imitation.

HELEN C. CROSS. continually presented to the senses, dividing the attention by their beauty and variety ;- no re

A DRUNKARD'S THIRST. straints are placed to repress the ardor of youth- It is a remark of Bishop Tillotson, that no ful feeling; the gush of opening passion, until man is born with a swearing constitution. It the vigor of thought and strength of the under- may be added that no man is born with a thirsty standing are wasted away, upon vain and frivolous constitution; or a constitution requiring the use objects, and the activity sinks into sluggish in- of intoxicating liquors. There is nothing condifference-though young in years, the beautiful stitutional about it. It is the result of habit. fabric of the mind will become the dwelling of The more the tippler drinks, the more he thirsts. wayward fancies and uphallowed thoughts, in- And after he has become a habitual drinker, so capacitated for those high intellectual delights that he cannot do without it, where can lanwhich need perseverance to attain, and discipline guage be found to describe his thirst? We have to appreciate.

seen men under its influence, who love rum betPlace that mind early amid discouragements ter than their wives or children --better than reand danger; separate it from worldly comforts; putation or life---better than earthly happiness compass it with adversity. There lie coiled in for the joys of Heaven. Those who are tempethe human heart, energies which need a power- rate have no conception of it. It is intolerable, ful stimulas to draw them forth; energies which insupportable, beyond the powers of description become better fitted for action, the more they Before its withering influence every social afare called into exerciselet these energies be fection droops and dies. Before its scorching once awaked by genius ; in the sphere where its burning presence, innocence, health, bappithis mind is placed, it will find no illusive delights, Dess, prosperity, decency, honor, reputation, no flattering charms to attract and draw it away, and every virtue which ennobles and elevates and thus all its bopes and aspirations will be tend- man, is prostrated in the dust.

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CROSSING THE DELAWARE—THE WORD FAST-FAMOUS SAYINGS.

CROSSING THE DELAWARE. phetic token of our success, burst forth in all bis Eli Moore, Esq. delivered an admirable oration splendour, bathing in liquid light the blue hills of at New Yorks, on the 22d of February last, in Jersey. The faces which but a few moments which he happily introduced the following before were blanched with despair, glowed with description of the Crossing the Delaware by martial fire and animation. Our chief with ex. Washington and his troops. We have on sale at ultation bailed the scene; then casting his doubts this office, a large and elegant engraving of the to the winds, and calling on the “God of battle" scene, forming a suitable ornament for the parlor. and bis faithful soldiers, led on the charge. The We refer our readers to the advertisement. conflict was fierce and bloody. For more than

"In no one instance, perhaps,was Washington's twenty minutes not a gun was fired-the sabre influence with the army so strikingly exemplif- and the bayonet did the work of destruction; ed, as in his attack on the enemy at Trenton.- it was a hurricane of fire, and steel, and death. O'er and o'er have I listened with intense anxiety, There did we stand, (would he say) there did we in the days of my boyhood, whilst my now de stand, 'foot to foot, and hilt to hilt,' with the parted sire, who fought and bled on that proud serried foe! and where we stood we die or confield, recited with thrilling interest all that relat- quered. Such was that terrific scene. ed to the enterprise. It was on a December “The result of that action, gentleman, is known night(would he say) when our little heart-broken to you all-as is also its bearings upon the for. army halted on the banks of the Delaware.-tunes of America. Had defeat attended our

That night was dark-cheerless>tempestuous arms at this trying crisis, our cause was lost, -and bore a strong resemblance to our country's forever lost and freedom had found a grave on fortunes! It seemed as if Heaven and Earth the plains of Trenton! But the wisdom and conspired for our destruction. Theclouds lower- prudence of Washington secured us the victory ed-darkness and the storm came on apace.--and consequently our liberty. The snow and the bail descended, beating with “How great our obligation then, and how much unmitigated violence upon the supperless, balf- it behoves us at this time, to show our gratitude clad, shivering soldier-and in the roaring of the by erecting to bis memory a monument, that food and the wailings of the storm, was heard, shall tell to after ages, not only that Washington by fancy's ear, the knell of our hopes and the was great, but thal we were grateful! Let it no dirge of liberty! The impetuous river was tilled longer be delayed. To pause is to invite defeat with floating ice-an attempt to cross it at that -to persevere, to insure success." time, and under such circumstances, seemed a desperate enterprise-yet it was undertaken, The word rast is as great a contradiction as and thanks be to God and Washington, was suc- we have in the language. The Delaware was cessfully accomplished.

FAST, because the ice was immoveable; and the "From where we landed, on the Jersey shore, ice disappeared very fast, for the contrary reato Trenton was about nine miles, and on the son-it was loose. À clock is called Fast, when whole line of march there was scarcely a word it goes quicker than time; but a man is told to uttered, save by the officers when giving some stand fast, when he is desired to remain staorder. We were well nigb exhausted, said he- tionary. People Fast when they have nothing many of us frost bitten--and the majority of us to eat, and eat Fast, consequently, when opporso badly shod that the blood gushed from our tunity offers. The precept" make haste slowfrozen and lacerated feet at every tread-yet we ly,"involves a kind of contradiction; but we supupbraided not, complained not-but marched pose that it means if you wish to go fast, in an steadily and firmly, though mournfully onward, uncertain path, take Fast bold of every assistresolved to persevere to the uttermost ;-pot for ance. our country--our country, alas! we had given up for lost. Not for ourselves-life for us no THE FAMOUS SAYINGS OF JEMSHEED.-The longer wore a charm--but because such was the first was: God has no partner in his wisdom; will of our beloved Chief-'twas for Washington doubt not, therefore, though thou understandest alone, we were willing to make the sacrifice.- not. The 2d: Greatness followeth no man, but When we arrived within sight of the enemy's goeth before him; and he that is assidious shall encampments, we were ordered to form a line, overtake fortune. The 3d was written: Hope when Washington reviewed us. Pale and ema-l is always as much better than fear, as courage ciated-dispirited and exhausted--we presented is superior to cowardice. The 4th was: Seek a most unwarlike and melancholy aspect. The not so much to know thy enemies as friends ; paternal eye of our chief was quick to discover for where one map has fallen by foes, a hunthe extent of our sufferings, and acknowledge dred have been ruined by acquaintance. The them with his tears: but suddenly checking his 5th: he that telleth thee that thou art always emotions, he reminded us that our country and all wrong may be deceived; but be that saith that that we held dear was staked upon the coming thou art always right, is surely a liar, The 6th: battle. As he spoke we began to gather our- Justice came from God's wisdom, but mercy Belves up and rally our energies; every man from his love; therefore, as thou hast not wis. grasped his arms more firmly—and the clenched dom, be pitiful to nerit his affection. The 7th : hand-and the compressed lip--and the steadfast Man is mixed of virtues and of vices; love his look-and the knit brow,-old the soul's resolve. virtues in others, but abhor his vices in thyself. Washiogton observed us well; then did he exhort The 8th: Seek not for faults, but seek diligentus with all the fervor of his soul, 'On yonder ly for beauties; for the thorns are easily found field to conquer, or die the death of the brave." after the roses are faded. James's String of

“At that instani the glorious sun, as if in pro- | Pearls.

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