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to be closely watched. She found that in the when the basket was deposited in the shade, midst of triumph, we may be humbled-in the and he stood on the edge to look over the tremidst of pleasure, pained; and she resolved to mendous precipice, his won er was immeasurfly from the scene of gaiety, more quickly than | able. He spread away his half acre palms into she had come. But numerous delays arose, the air; his anaconda sinuosities uncoiled, and each of which harassed her spirits not less he stood on tiptoes, with his seven seet relieved than they retarded her movements. She be- | against the sky, like a saint on the eve of transcame at length, so annoyed, as to lose all her lation. He was alrealy beginning to feel very bloom, and hear herself as much condoled like an eagle, when his liege mistress pulled with, as she had before been congratulased. him by the coat to recall his wing for her acShe felt ill, and was aware that she had a commodation. She leaped on his arm, and right to expect reproaches from her husband, to his utter agony, looked over the brink with not less on account of herself, than her child ; | the coolness of a mountaineer. He died a thouand whilst in this state of perplexiiy, was sum
sand death, before she could convince him moned to her carriage by servants whose mes. that she was safe. Then, indeed he resumed sages from home increased her distress.
his character. They stood on the shelf which The young mother arrived in time to see the hangs over the head of the glen, like the arch face of her dying child distorted by convul a huge caven, holding a dialogue, of which sions, and to meet from her husband, anger, re Job's part was simply the insertion of his approach, and contempt. She was terrified to proving guttural in the right places. Sophy witness the death of the inpocent being, she was eloquent; and indeed she might be for had forsaken in a moment so critical; and the scene would hold up its head in Switzerbitter was the sorrow and remorse, which a land. The chasm into which the water falls, rose from offending him, who had hitherto lov is an abrupt sinking in of a perpendicular seced her so fondly, and esteemed her so highly. tion of the mountain to the depth of three These emotions, combining with other causes, hundred feet. There is no gradual falling off soon rendered her the inhabitant of a sick bed, as you approach ; nothing to make you eusand converted a house so lately the abode of pect you are in such a vicinity, till you stand happiness and hope, into a scene of sorrow, at a moment's notice, on the very brink. With anxiety, and death.
all its amazing depth, the width of the glen is · Lady Sophia, after much suffering, recover scarcely more than a gallant stag would leap; ed her health ; but when she left her chamber, and, with the indistioctness of its deep shadshe could not help being sensible that her hus ows, and the dense mist from the fall, a cooler band's confidence was withdrawn from her, 1 head than our hero?s might have fancied it though pity and kindness were shown to her the ?" descensus Averni." situation. Entire silence about the past, was The lady Sophy was quite too impassioned. the utmost act of tenderness to which Mr. Sey. She had kept pace with Job's ideas of the mour could bring himself on a subject which grand, and it was enough to lay her up body had wounded him so deeply, and which re and soul, in his heart, imperishable as a mumcurred with renewed pain, when all anxiety | my. But when she looked up and proposed was removed for the life of one still dear, but a descent to the bottom, Job was in a perfect no longer invaluable.
parenthesis. He yielded mechanically to the And all this misery,—the fearful prospect of light impulse of her arm, and they reached a long life embittered by self-reproach, useless the botiom in safety. Job looked up and saw regret, and lost affection, was purchased by a a strip of the blue sky, and the water of this new dress, and an ignorant waiting-maid; a fall pouring apparently from its very bosom ; risk so full of danger, and so fatal in effect was he saw the giant walls piled up around him, incurred, to strike a man already refused, and and the stream winding away from the basin wound a woman, who never injured her. Such between the huge fragments of rock, like a are the despicable efforts of vanity for tempo- vein of silver uncovered by the mighty conrary distinction ; and such the deplorable con
vulsion of the mountain ; he saw every thing sequences of quitting the tender offices of af but just what he should have seen,--that the fection, and transgressing the requisitions of lady Sophy had fainted! Her bonnet had duty.
been thrown aside; her light hair inclined
back from her forehead, and one arm had MISCELLANY.
been stretched towards her companion in a
vain attempt to arrest his attention. He disJOB CLARK.
covered her at last, and never was knight in CONCLUDED FROM OUR LAST.
such a quandary. Two minutes were spent
in jumping from one rock to another, without · Early in the day they stood on the brow | any conceivable object; and then making a overhanging the glen. The inconsiderable calabash of his bony hands, with as many holes brook which makes the fall,slide smoothly over between his fingers as would have let out the the platform of rock beneath them, and was Red Sea, endeavored to get water to the lascattered in its descent like an April rain. It dy's brow. This of course would never do ; was very beautiful. Job admired it because
and with a magnanimous defiance of etiquette Miss Sophy honoured it with a smile ; but Job took her up like a kitten, and dipping her
head the cabalistical three times three, sat her weary-50 if you would not have me drop inbolt upright on a stone, perfectly resuscitated. to another syncope, and he hung for inten
The lady Sophy sat on the rock, winding lion to drown, tell me the lady, and we'll step ber ivory fingers in her hair, like the · Lorely out of the charmed ring.' of the Rhine,' and Job stood on two adjacent Job was fearfully bewildered. He twirled fragments, with his heart melting within him. his thumbs, and convulsed his button holes, One curl after another was put in confinement, and patted with his foot-but all in vain. The and Sophy had raised her hands above her | lady put on her bat, and flourished her divinhead for the graceful manenvre of winding up ing rod over him.
• Allons ! Mr. Clark ! obher tresses, when Job felt he must speak or die. stipate creature that you are,' said she, do • Miss Sophy!' said the tutor.
you know whom you have offended ? • Mr. Clark!' said Miss Sophy; and then • A lady who is every thing she should be.' Job drew a de profundis, and went on.
No, indeed! but you are bound to believe • Miss Sophy! I feel very-very.my
me an angel. Impatient?'-interrupted the lady.
If she had told him she was the lost Pleiad No, Miss !
he would have believed her. The digression Romantic !
however had given him courage, and he felt • No not now.'
as if he could do a hazardous thing. • Well! I give up ! how do you feel?'
• Miss Sophy-(there was desperation in his • I cannot tell, indeed.'
tone)-Miss Sophy! I must speak!' Can you not? Why, then it's a desperate
• I listen'-said the lady. case ; for I'm sure I can't relieve you. Let She resumed her position on the rock, and me see however, where is your disorder?' Job bolted out a declaration, as if the words
Job laid his hand on his heart. It was had been hot lava. She kept her gravity and kicking like a bagged animal.
looked even serious and distressed until he In your beart! bless me! have you com had concluded, when her mirth became unmitted a crime? Love-or murder ?'
controllable. She leaned back against the • I dare not tell you!
rock, and her loud laugh went up the glen I don't wish you to tell me, Cross your like the carol of a convulsed bird. fingers, and answer my questions. How long I never could persuade my chum to give me did you walk by moonlight after I left you last any further particulars ; but soon after he bas evening ?
finished the story I am sure to hear him hum• Uutil twelve.'
ming • And how much poetry did you commit?'
If she be not fair for me, • Ten verses.'
What care I how fair she be. "And did you dream?'
The Token. (Yes.' · About Cupid and the angels?'
THE ROYAL HOUSE OF STUART.-By reAbout an angel.
verting to the history of England, it will be • Bravely! are you feverish? Give me your seen that a singular fatality appeared to pulse !' and the beautiful girl laid her fingers follow in the train of the royal line of Stuupon his rough arm, and looked up in his face arts. History does not record a race that were with the gravity of a Sangrado.
so steadily unfortunate. Their calamities con• Fifty strokes a minute! dangerous ! very tinued with unabating succession during 390 dangerous! How long since you were attack years. ed?)
Robert 3d broke his heart because his oldest • I have felt so for months.'
son Robert was starved to death and his young 'Impossible! It's a love case clearly. I est (James) was made a captive. James 1st, must raise the lady. Go and cut me a wand! after having beheaded three of his nearest kinI will play the wizzarck'
dred, was assassinated by his own uncle ;Job did as he was commanded. She then who was tortured to death for it. James 2d, ordered him to close his eyes, and repeating was slain by the bursting of a cannon. James a sentence of egregious Polyglot, struck him 3d, when iying from the field of battle, was smartly cn the cheek, and demanded the name. thrown from his horse and murdered in a cot.
Sophy! Sopby! Sophy!--but she tho't tage, into which he had been taken for assis.. he was remonstrating, and urged him again tance. James 4th fell in Flodden field. James for ad avowal. He was relieved by the mis 5th died of grief, for the wilful ruin of his army take; but his courage had flashed.
at Solway Frith. Henry Stuart (Lord Darn" Who is it Mr. Clark?'
ley) was assassinated,and blowo up in his cas• I cannot-I must not tell you!'
tle. Mary Stuart was beheaded in England. • But you shall-1 insist,'--and she held up James 1st and 6th, died not without suspicion her wand threateningly.
of being poisoned by Lord Buckingbam.• Forgive me! I cannot, you are happy now.' Charles ist was beheaded at Whitehall.-
• Not at all! for my witchery don't work ; Charles 2d was exiled for many years. James and besides what has that to do with it? 2d lost his crown and died in banishment.-Nothing!
Apn, after a reign which, though glorious, was • I thought as much ; but I am getting rendered unhappy by party disputes, died of a
broken heart, occasioned by the quarrels of || ture, when the whole of this wide extended her favorite servants. The posterity of James | country was a wilderness. Here, thought I, 2d died wretched wanderers in foreign lands. the son of the forest once pursued his game
unmolested, where have arisen cities and vil. lages, and where now is heard the busy hom
of industry. And here stood the wigwam of ORIGINAL MISCELLANY.
the savage, where now appear the abodes of
civilization. The canoe of the Indian once A SKETCH.
floated upon this peaceful stream, where now It was in the afternoon of a fine autumnal is seen the wbitening sail of commerce, wastday, that I joined a party of my acquaintance. ing alpog the rich productions of the soil, and in an excursion to an eminence which rises in the bark returning laden with the luxuries of the fertile valley of the Connecticut, towards the Indies. Where now stand the temples of the western part of Massachusetts. Surround. || the Most High, perhaps the priest of the Saved by a delightful region of country, in a bigh age once performed the rite of superstition, or state of cultivation, and commanding an ex offered up his sacrifice to the Great Spirit.-tensive view, the summit of Mount H af- Surely, it becomes us to remember, that this, fords a prospect, to which few situations in our goodly heritage, was once the patrimony nature can present a parallel. As you turn tu
of the Indian ; and while we blush for the the northeast, Monadnock is seen rearing his wrongs which we and our fathers have done lofty head in solitary grandeur, at the distance him, to shed a tear over his misfortunes, of sixty miles. To the north and west, the We returned, higbly gratifitd, but fatigued level country is lost, first in gentle undulations with our excursiou, and I soon retired. The and then hills rising above hills in endless | vivid impressions of the day lent their influsuccession,
ence to my slumberings, and I thought myself till all
again standing upon the summit of the moun. The stretching landscape into smoke decays,” || lain. But a prospect presented, widely differ
ent from that which I had before beheld. As and leaving the impression that the view is || I looked to the east, the whole country apear. limited rather by the imperfection of our vis
ed a vast forest. In the distance was seen the ion, than by the barriers of nature. To the south appears a wide extent of country, sprink. tossed by the waves, approached the coast.
ocean, and a vessel, driven by the winds and led with villages, from which, with the aid of || I raised my glass to watch her movements. , a glass, we counted the spires of thirty church
She approached the shore, and those on board Almost washing the base of the mountain, prepared to land, They stepped upon a rock, is seen the Connecticut, gracefully winding along to the south; and as its waters reflect
one by one, and, with the aid of my glass, I the glittering sun-beams like burnished silver, I the next and last placed his foot upon the
had already vumbered a hundred, when, as by turns appearing and disappearing, till it is shore, they knelt, and, apparently, offered up lost in the far distant ocean: and here and there upon its bosom the boatman, impelling, tion of their voyage. As they were proceed.
their thanksgivings for the successful termina. with nervous arm, his sluggish bark, ladening to erect a babitation, an Indian came out with the rich harvests of a grateful soil, culti
of the wilderpess, and approached the foreignvated by freemen.
ers, at first with caution, but perceiving no It was the loveliest season of the year. Na- | signs of hostility he drew near; and one of ture had put on the livery of Autumn, whose brilliant colors had not yet faded ; and as she
the party advancing to meet him, he first smok
ed iwo or three whiffs from his calumet of was yielding up the fruits of the season to the
peace, and then extended it to him in token husbandman, we could almost fancy that we of proffered friendship. heard, from the busy world below, the harvest song of the reaper, and from the adjacent riv- ll ments of this little band, when, happening to
I was much interested in watching the moveer, the shout of the boatman. Well was it
turn to the other side of the mountain, my said of New England,
whole attention was soon engrossed by other " There is no other land like thee."
objects. Instead of a circumscribed prospect, And every genuine son of the pilgrims will re a country, in extent like a continent, lay spond
stretched out before me. Cities, towne and " No dearer sbore."
villages, appeared on every side ; and every “England, with all thy faults, I love thee still,” || thing betokened the residence of an enterprissaid a British Poet." Without faults, I love ing, a peaceful, and a happy people. In the thee, my country, I almost exclaimed, in the midst of this delightful country, towered a enthusiasm of the woment.
mighty tree. Its losty branches gently waved Having sufficiently gratified curiosity, I wan in the breeze, and various groups were reposing dered a little distance from my companions, ll beneath its shade. Now and then parties apand seating myself, surveyed the scene before proached, who seemed to have come from forme with less intense, but chastened delight. || eigo climes; and by their emaciated formos, to My thoughts insensibly wandered back to oth have been reduced to a state of extreme want er times; and imagination presented the pic-ll and suffering. They were cordially received
by those who were enjoying the luxury of the er moved -and sneezed--and cougbed : sympshade, and welcomed to a participation of toms indicative of speech. He raised his right their happiness. At length an Indian came arm, and the remainder of his body, and stood, up, clad in his war blanket and savage dress, and stared again. He spoke! and never did and having in one hand a bow and arrow, in human accept touch the ear of suspense more the other, a scalping knife and tomabawk. melifluously.Then approached a white man, with a wbip
" I say, mister, do ye make books here?" in his hand, and leading by a chain an Afri
No, my friend, we make newspapers. can slave. The hands of the slave were fet.
" Cause I want to buy a primer.” tered, and the manacles upon his legs made
Ev. Bulletin. his steps slow and painful. When they had thus met at the foot of the tree, the white man
WAIMSICAL INTERRUPTION.-When Dr. proceeded to knock off the fetters of the slave. He then assisted the Indian in disrobing him
Bradon was rector of Eltham, in Kent, the text self of his savage dress, and putting on the gar
he one day took to preach from, was, “Who art ments of civilization. In exchange for his bow
thou?' After reading the text, he made (as and arrow, he pow presented him an imple
was his custom) a pause, for the congregation ment of husbandry; and the three then united
to reflect upon the words, when a gentleman in a
military dress who was marching very sedately in burying, at the foot of the tree, the toma. hawk and scalping knife of the Indian, lhe
up the middle aisle of the church,supposing it to whip of the white man, and the fetters of the
be a question addressed to him, to the surprise slave. They then sat down to partake of the
of all present, replied, “I am, sir, an officer of fruit of the tree, beneath whose branches they l here; and having brought my wife and family
the seventeenth foot, on a recruiting party had met. I was so delighted with this exhibition of friendly feeling and good will that I
with me, I wish to be acquainted with the awoke, and-behold, it was a dream. M.
neighbouring clergy and gentry.'
AMERICAN TITLES.- A man was elected to
the captaincy of a troop in Ohio. His children CURIOSITY.-If we ever doubted the fact, I heard of the fact at supper, and after they had that the spirit of curiosity operates powerfully, I got to bed were talking about it. Said one of though diversely, upou all the men and all them "Well but our Josh, I say though, aint the women that inhabit the upper crust of this
we all capun's now !” On bearing this, the eviscerated globe, we were last evening per- || mother who lay in a bed close to the boys, fectly confirmed in our present conclusion. All called out-"No you fool ; only your father any fellow in a brown thread-bare surtout, cow me's capuo's." bide brogues, and trowsers home-made of two blue yarns here, opposed to two black ones there, with a visage struggling between won
A citizen dying greatly in debt, “ Farewell," derment and dirt, surmounted by a chapeau that said one of his creditors, there is so much of bad been felt and Happed for many a season, much of mine," said another. A person hear
mine gone with him.”
66 And he carried so strolled into the office, and very deliberately | ing them make their several complaints, said, engrossed our only supernumerary chair-a
see now, that tho'a man carry nothvery geoteel companion forsooth, and a worthy! There he sat, with all the orifices and I ing of his own out of the world, yet he may emunctories that emptied themselves or claim. || carry a great deal of other men's." ed outlets upon the surface of his noddle, open, wide open, gaping, staring, hearkening, and
LAW. making wry efforts to think. For the space of A GROWN GENTLEMAN.-A very precise, an hour be spoke not. There he sat and star well-dressed young man presented himself beed-like the everlasting rat in the mansion of fore the magistrates, saying he had a very great Lord Fitzgallyhogmagaul. Now and then the desire to punish a Mr. Bradbury for extortion, busy type-setters would exchange shrewd grim- || abuse, and assault, and he would be particuaces and winks clandestine. Still the visitor | larly obliged to bis worship if he would assist sat and stared. We thought of Blackwood, || him in so doing. and all his nightmare themes. The man was His worship desired him to describe the naperfectly sober, and perfectly at home-he ap ture of his complaint more miputely; where. peared to voluptuate in his own amazement. upon the gentleman went into a long and rathHis countenance b--spoke a variety of clumsy er melancholy story, from which it appearedraptures and terrific enjoyments oddly mixed Firstly, that Mr. Bradbury lives in the together ; but his tongue lay motionless upon Strand, and is famous for teachiwg grown genhis neither grinders, while he sat, and stared, tlemen to write a fine free hand in six lessons, and seemed to ruminate. The pause was aw. for the trifting sum of one guinea, though they ful—'twas past all endurance-the fidgets || might previously be only capable of scrawling were fast taking hold of fingers that rattled a pot-hooks and links.' --Secondly, that the apmong the types, and a sudden fit of cramp || plicant being in this unfortunate predicament, crooked our very quill. At length the strang- 1 applied to Mr. Bradbury for his assistance.
Thirdly, that Mr. Bradbury undertook to make , and virtue, there is no office beyond the reach
Chief Justice Marshall was born in Fauquier
was the eldest of a family of fifteen children. Filthly, that he gave Mr. Bradbury a sovereign and a limited education, though of superior and a half-crown, desiring him to take his guinea therefrom.--Sixthly, that Mr. Bradbury natural endowments. The son labored under instead of returning him one shilling and six. great disadvantages in regard to his early ed
ucation. In 1775 he embarked in the Ameripence, returned him a sixpence only, stating he retained the extra shilling for stationary ;
can cause, when the revolutionary war broke this was the extortion' he complained of. llout, and in 1777 was promoted to the rank of Seventhly, that he remonstrated with Mr. Captaia in the continental army; and was en Bradbury on this stationary charge ; and || Brandywine, Germantown, and Monmouth.
gaged in many battles, particularly those of moreover complained to him that he had not sufficiently instructed him in the art of making | attached, was dissolved, and he attended a
In 1780, the part of the army to which he was a good pen.-Eighthly, that Mr. Bradbury replied he would teach bim no more, for he || practise law. The next year he resigned his
course of law lectures, and obtained license to had not conducted himself like a gentleman.Ninthly, that he told Mr. Bradbury he should military commission, and carried into retire
ment the friendship and esteem of his fellowsunimon him before the Lord Mayor. Tenth
officers. In 1783, he was married to Miss Amly, that Mr. Bradbury replied, that he cared
bler, a daughter of the Treasurer of Virginia. no more for the Lord Mayor or the Lord Horse
He was several times elected a member of the either, than he did for him ;-this was the 'abuse he complained of.-Eleventhly, that, on
State Legislature, and was instrumental in ashis attempting to remonstrate farther, Mr. I sembling the Convention in Philadelphia to Bradbury got up from his desk, clenched his prepare a Constitution of Government for the fist, and told him if he did not walk off quiet. | Pendleton, Randolph, and Madison, he suc
Union : and subsequently, in connexion with ly, he would • bundle him down stairs ;'--this | ceeded, in opposition to Patrick Henry, in obwas the assault he complained of ; and hav, Itaining the assent of Virginia to the adoption ing stated all this, he respectfully submitted
of that Constitution. In 1796 he was invited that he had made out his case. " And pray, Sir,” asked the magistrate, "did || United States, but declined it ; and soon after
to accept the office of Attorney General of the he, in effect, "bundle' you down stairs ?". " No, declined the appointment of Minister to France. Sir,” replied the gentleman, “but I think he would if I had not walked away very rapidly.”
But the following year, he was induced to ac" Then, Sir, I am sorry I cannot accommodate
cept the appointment of Envoy, jointly with
Messrs Pinckney and Gerry, to the French you by interfering," rejoined his worship ;“if you had undergone the bundling operation,
Republic. He returned home in 1798, and something might have been done, perhaps ; | ington, became a candidate for Congress, and
soon after, at the solicitation of Gen. Washbut as it is, I don't see that you have any re
was elected. In 1800 he was appointed Secdress for your manifold grievances, except you
retary of War; and shortly after, on the rupsue him in the Court of Conscience for the re
ture between President Adams and Col. Pickcovery of the shilling's-worth of stationary; ering, he was appointed Secretary of State. and the issue of that measure, would, in my in January, 1801, he was appointed Chief opinion, be very doubtful.”
Justice of the United States, and has ever since The gentleman looked at his worship, then at his own hat, then at his worship again, and
held that office, performing its duties with inthen he slowly withdrew; seemingly quite at
creasing reputation and unsullied dignity. Al
though in the seventy-third year of his age, a loss what to make of the matter.
his intellectual powers are uvimpaired, and Mornings at Bow-street.
his robust constitution yet seems fresh and
firm in a green old age.
In this town, by the Rev. Mr. Miller, Mr.
Henry Parker, of Millbury, to Miss Matilda, From the last January number of the North | daughter of Dea. Moses Perry. American Review, we select the following In Greenwich, by the Rer. Mr. Bladgett, outline of the life of this distinguished man, || Betsey, daughter of Dr. J.Cobb, of Greenwich.
Mr. Gardner Hunt, Jr. of New Salem, to Miss which, imperfect as it is, illustrates the correctuess of an eloquent remark, that under our
Died, form of government, 'the poor man, while he
In Pinckneyville, (Mi.) March 20th John rocks his infant on his knees, may justly in M. son of James Wilson, Jr. Esq. in the second dulge the cousolation, that if he possess talents Il year of his age.