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712. TURKEY, ISOLAND, AND THE UNITED | Europe. It is to the future of my countıy, that ETATES — kussuth. No mín, aware of the value I devote the activity I have regained, by my of his destine, car live

sted, wi'nout freedom; liberty fro:n the boudage of Asia ; and this liberty but he, to whom God has given freedom, has got is due, in the first place, to the noble feelings Everything; if he has the will to use his freedom of the Sultan of Turkey; who, in spite of the for the developement of his mind and the per- arrogant threats of Russia and Austria, has fection of hi: happiness. This is the basis, upon protected my life, and that of my companions; which your free country has become a paradise, and who, at last, raising hinself by the magnaon which the eye and the heart inay rest with joy, ninity of his inspirations, and his respect for and which mu18: sireng hen the desire of every the rights of humanity, above all threa's, restored foreigner to become likewise free. During all my me to liberty, in the most dignified manner. life. I had but one leading idea--LIBERTY.

It was

While expressing my gra ctul acknowledgments the am of my life, of my cristence, to secure its to Turkey, I would also return my deep felt blessing to my People; though I knew these thanks for the magnanimous interferences of the blessings but instinctively. Now, I see how Government of Great Britain and that of the liberty ennobles men, and beautifies nature. How United States, in such a high and generous should I not, then, be doubly determined, in inunner, supported by the public spirit of the spite of all donger, of all difficulties, to endure, People of both countries, and even sanctioned by to aci, to struggle, and, if need be, to die, that the magnaninous resolution of Congress, in my l'eople may become free? My People, whom obtaining the liberation of myself and of my I can say, with deep felt satisfuction, that there associates. It is, therefore, with the warness is no people on earth, who better deserve to be free. feelings of a grattful heart, I propose the toast

But, besides the bliss of liberty, there is also a * TURKEY--ENGLAND--and the UNITED STATES." glory allotted to you; and this is the proud 712. HUNGARY'S GREAT STRUGGL18.- Kossuth. position which you hold, not only to bear goou Three years ago, yonder houre of Austria, which will to those who do not enjoy that happiness, had chiefly me to thank, for not having been but also, to oiler the han l of friendship to their swept away by the revolution of Vienna, in less fortuna e brethren. This is indeeil a great Marcb, 1848, -having in return, answered by the glory; for liberty raies us to the dignity of men. most fout, most sacriligious conspiracy against Being in this posi'ion, you, in your national and the chartered righes, freedom, and national riste individual capacity, are able to carry into prac ence of my na'ive land, it became my share, tical life, the livine docrines of our Saviour : being then a member of the Ministry, with undis** Thou shall love thy neighbor as thyself.It gui:ed truth, to lay before the Pariament of is only thus that I can explain the grand phe Hungary, the in mense danger of our bleeding nomena, that so meny noble-minded men, united country. Having made ashe ch, which, however in the love and enjoy ment of freedom, can all ditadu!, could be but a faint shadow of the join in the expression of their sympathy for the horrible reality, I proceeded to explain the terrible principles of freedom, of which they choose to alternation, which our airful destiny lef us, af'er consider me as an humble reprezentative.

a failure of all our attemps to avert the evil. Without liberty, there can exist no las ing eocial Reluctant to prement the neck of the realm to the order, no field for productive labor, no personal deadly snahe, ained a' is very life, and anxious security, umi no security for property. And if it to bear up against the horrors of fats, and is not the aim of society, to open the fields of manfully to fight the battle of legi imate defence, productive labor, to grant security to persons and - scarcely had I spoken the worl, scarcely bad I property, and thus, to develop man's mind, and added words, that the defence would require er noble his heart,---if this be not the aim of 200,000 men, and eighty millions of tlorins, when human society, then I do not know what aim it the spirit of freedom moved through the buil, can have. How can mankind be rontented, and nearly 100 Representatives rose, as one man, industrious, and happy, without freedom? But and, lifting up their right arms toward God, it is also not wi hout reason, that all classes are solemnly declared- We grant it; FREEDOM! united in sympathy, in order that that liberty, or death." which, under different forms of government, Thus they spoke, and there they swore, in calm but similar institutions, is the bliss and the pride and silent majesty, a waliing what further word of the English ruce, in both hemispheres, should might fall from my lips. And for myself, i was likewise be allotted to other nations, to enjoy it my duty to speak, but the grandeur of the under a government that best suits their wishes moment, and the rushing waves of sentiment, and their wants. Not without reason is this benumbed my tongue. A burning tear fell froin sympathy,-pot only because there is a moral my eyer, a sigh of adoration to the Alnsighty solidarity in the destinies of nations, but also, Lord flushed my lips, and, bowing before the because, where the productive power of a people, majesty of my people, I left the tribunal silently, producis more than they can consume, such a speechless and inute. (Hlere Kossuth paused a country must have free intercourse, and an few moments, overpowered by his emotions, and uninterrupted interchange of communication then said,) l'ardon me my emotions: the shadows with the world, in order to secure the benefits of of our martyrs passed before my eyes; I heard its labor, that, by the stoppage of one channel, the inillions of my native land once inore shout. there should arise a plethora, no less dangerous ing - "LIBERTY! Or DEATH." than consumption. Now, without the liberty of As I was then, so I am now: I thank you, Europe, there is no such liberty of traile; which gentlemen, for the generous sympathy. with all despots fear, because the liberty of commerce which, in iny undeserving person, ou lionored is the great velile of political liberty. Freedom the bleeding, the oppressed, but nos broken llune to lrute--is only possible with freedom in Europe. gary; and I thank you warmly for the ray of It is fortunate, as well as glorious, when the hope, which the nympathy of your people canis on material in’erests of a great nation are identical the night of our fate. But the words fail pe; with the interests of the freedom of the world. not only for want of a knowledge of your lar. This is a Proridential Law Even a single guage, but chietly because iny sentiments are community can but enjoy welfare and security, deep, and percent, and Irur. The tongue of mau when the in erests of the trhole country are in is powerful enough !o render the ideas wie harmony with the interests of the indirituals the hunian intent conceive; bu in the realm

The people of llungar, have a future, becituse of true ard deep santimals, it is but a uns they have rita'iti), ithil itoxurre to live; because interpreter; these are ini rpritit, like the end Keir independence is necessary to the free iom of Icas glory of the Omnipotent!


714. THE FREEVAX. ancient republics of Greece and Rome, ora Ile is the freeman, whom the truth piakes free. tory-was a necessary branch of a tinished and all are slaves, besides. There is not a chais, education. A much smaller proportion of That hellish foes, confederate for his barm, the citizens were educated, than among us; | Can wind around him, l ut he casts it off, but of these-a much larger number became orators. No man--could hope for distinction, Willı as much ease, as Samson, his green withes. or intluence, and yet slight this art. The He looks al road into the varied field commanders of their armies--were orators, Of nature, and, though poor, perhaps, compared as well as soldiers, and ruled-as well by With those, wliose mansions glitter in luis sigh, their rhetorical, as by their military skill. Calls the delightful scenery all his ownl. There was no trusting with them as with 118, to a natural facility, or the acquisition of His--are the mountains, and the valleys his, an accidental Muency-by actual practice.

And the resplendent rivers. His to enjoy, But they served an aj prenticeship to the With a propriety, that none can feel, art. They passed through a regular course But who, with filial confidence inspired, of instruction in schools. They submitted to Can life to heaven an unpresumptuous eye, long, and laborious discipline. They exercised themselves frequently, both before

And smiling say—“ My Father made them all!" equals, and in the presence of teachers, who Are they not bis, by a peculiar right, criticised, reproved, rebuked, excited emula- | And, by an emphasis of interest, his, tion, and left nothing undone, which art, and Whose eye--they fill with tears of holy joy, perseverance could accomplish. The great. Whose heart, with praise, and whose exalted mind, est orators of antiquity, so far from being with worthy thoughts of that unwearied love, favored by natural tendencies, except indeed, That plann'd, and built, and still upholds, a worida in their high intellectual endowments, had to sur le against natural obstacles; and, in So clothed in beauty-for rebellious man? stead of growing up, spontaneously, to their | Yes: ye may fill your garners-ye that reap unrivalled eminence, they forced theinselves The loaded soil, and ye may waste much good, forward by the most discouraging, artificial In senseless riot; but ye will not find, process. Demosthenes-combatted an impediment

In feast. or in the chase, in cong or dance, in speech, an unsainliness of gesture, which a liberty like his, who, unimpeach'd at first-drove him from the forum in dis- of usurpation, and to no man's wrong, grace. Cicero-failed, at first, through weak. Appropriates nature, as liis Father's work, ness of lungs, and an excessive vehemence of and has a richer use of yours than you. muunner, which wearied the bearers, and defeated his own purpose. These defects were

He is, indeed, a freeman. Frce, by birth, conquered by study, and discipline. He ex. Of no mean city; plunn'd, or ere the hills iled himself from home; and during his ab- Were built, the fountains open'd, or the sa, sonce, in various lands, passed not a day | Widi all his roaring multitude of waves. without a rhetorical exercise, secking the Ilis freedom-is the same in every state; masters who were most severe in criticism, And no condition of this changeful life, as the surest means of leading him to the per- So manifold in cares, whose every day fection, at which he aimed.

Such, too, was the education of their other Brings its own evil with it, makes it less : great men. They were all, according to their For he has wings, that neither sickness, pain, ability and station, orators; orators, not by Nor penury, can cripple or confine. nature or accident, but by education, formed No look so narrow, but he spreads them there, in a strict process of rhetorical training; ad

With ease, and is at large. Tlie oppressor holds mired and followed - even while Demosthenes and Cicero were living, and unknown His body bound; but knows not what a range pow.only because it is not possible that any, His spirit iakes, unconscious of a chan; but the first, should survive the ordeal of ages. And that, to bind him, is a vain attempi,

The inference-to be drawn from these ob Whom God delighits in, and in whom he dwells. servations is, that if so many of those, who received an accomplished education, became Today man's dressid in gold and silver bright accomplished orators, because, to become so w rape in a shroud before to-morrow-night: was one purpose of their study; then, it is in llie power of a much larger proportion among To-day he 's feeding on delicious food, us, to form themselves into creditable and ac- To-morrow deod, unable to do good!

urate speakers. The inference should not be To-day he 's nice, and scorns to feed on crumls, denied, until proved false by experiment. To-morrow he's himself a dish for worms;

Let this art he made an object of attention, To-day he's honord, and in vast esteem, and young men train themselves to it, faith-To-inorrow not a beggar values him; fully, and lonz; and if any of competent ta!ents and tolerabile science be found, at last. To-dity his house, tho' large, he thinks but small, incapable of expressing themselves in con

To-morrow no cominand, no house at all; tinued, and connected discourse, so as to an- | To-day has forty servants at his gate, swer the ends of public speaking, then, and To-morrow scorn'd, not one of them will wait! not fill then, Ict it he said, that a peculiar | To-day períum'd, as sweet as any rose, talent, or natural aptitude-is requisite, the To-morrow stinks in everybody's nose; want of which -- must render ettort vain; then, and not till then, let us acquiesce in To-day he's grand, majestic, all delight, this indolent, and timorous notion, which Ghastiul and pale before to-morrow night; contradicts the whole testimony of antiquity, True, as the Scripture bnys, “ man's "enan : and all the experience of the world.--Wiri. The present moment is the life of man.



d'ctating peace on a raft to the czar of Russia di He is fallen! We may now pause--before that he was sull the same mlitary despoi!

contemplating defeat-at the gallows of Leipsigsplendid proudigy, which lowered amongst us, like

In this wondi-stul comunat on his affectations somne ancient ruiu, whose frow-lerrified the of literature must not be om ied. The juilerglance is magnificence attracted. Grand, gloomy of the press, he atfected the patronage of letters; and peculiar. he sat upon the throne a sceptred the proscriber or Looks, he encouraged philosotermil, wrapt-in the solitude of his own or phy—the persecutor oi authors, and the murderer ginality. A mind, bold, independent. and decis of printers, he yer pretended to the prok-ct 01 of ive- wiil, despotic : ils diciales-an energy, learning! The assassin of Palm. the silencer of that distanced expedition, and a conscience-plia- De Siael, and the denouncer oi Kotzebue, le was ble to every touch of interest, marked the outline the friend of Davidl, the leneuctor ot' De Lille, of this extraordinary character,—the most extra- and sent his academic prize to the philosopher 01 ordinary, perhaps, that in the annals of this world, England. Such a inedley of contradictions and ever rose, or reigned, or tell. Flung into lite, in

at the samne ume such as individual consistency, the midsi of a revolut on that quickened every were never unted in the same character. energy or a people wlio acknowledge no superior, royalisi-a republ can, and an e:peror-a Mobe coinmunced his course, a stranger by birth, hammedau-catholic and a patroui ot the synaand a scholar by churity: Will no friend, but

gogue-a subalter and a sovereign-a traitor his sworu. and 10 fortune, bui his valents, he and a tyran-a christian and an infidel-le Wils, rusled in the list-where rank, and wealth, and througli all his vicissitudes, the same stern, ingenius--had arraved theinselves, and competin lon--fled from hiin. as from the glance or desi- patient, intlexible orgal-the same inysterous,

incomprehensible sel--the man--without a modny. Ile knew no motive, but interest-he ac- el, and without a shadow.-Phillips. knowledgid no criterion, but success--he worshiped no God. but ambition, and, wth an eastern

716. THE BEAUTIES OF NATURE. Pause, devotion, he knell at the shrine of his idolatry. for a while, ye travelers on the earth, to conSubsidiary to this, there was no creed, that he template the universe, in which you dwell, did not profess, there was no opiu-011. that he did and the glory of hin, who created it. What noi promulgate; in the hope of a dynasty, he up- a scene of wonders--is here presented to held the crescent; for the sake of a divorce, he your view! If beheld with a religious eye, bowed before the cross: the orphan of St. Louis, what a temple--for the worship of the Alhe became the adopted child of the republic : and mighty! The carth is spread out before you, with a parricidal ingratitude, on the ruins--both reposing amidst the desolation of winter, or of the throne, and tribune, he reared the throne clad in the verdure of spring--smiling in of his despotisin. A professed catholic, he im- the beauty of suunmer, or loaded with autuin prisoned the pope ; a pretended parriot, he impov nal fruit;--opening to an endless variety of erished the country, and in the name of Brutus, he grasped, without remorse, and wore, without beings—the treasures of their Maker's good. shame, the diadem of the Cesars! Through this ness, and ministering subsistence, and compantomiine of policy, fortune played the clown to fort to every creature, that lives. The heavhis caprices. At his touch, crownis crumbled, beg- ens, also, declare the glory of the Lord. The gars reigned, sysiems van shed, the wildest theo sun cometh forth from his chambers-to scatries took the color of his whim, and all that was ter the shades of night-inviting you to the venerable, and all that was novel, changed pla- renewal of your labors-adorning the face ces with the rapidity of a drama. Even appa- of nature-and, as he advances to his merirent defeat--assuined the appearance of victory- dian brightness, cherishing every herb, and his il ght from Egypi confirmed bis destiny--ruin every flower, that springeth from the bosom itself-only elevated him to empire. But if his of the earth. Nor, when he retires again fortune was great, his genius was transcendent; from your view, doth he leave the Creator decision-tasted upon his councils; and it was without a witness. lle only hides his own the same to decide--and to performi. To inferior inteilecis-his combmations appeared perfectly splendor, for a while, to disclose to you a impossible. this plans periectly impracticable; bui, more glorious scene--lo show you the imin his hands simplicity-marked their develop mensity of space, filled with worlds unnummeni. and success -- vindicated their adoption. bered, that your imaginations may wander, His person--pariook of the character of his mind; withodt a limit, in the vast creation of God. if the one-never yielded in the cabinet, the oth: What a field is here opened, for the exer. er-never bent in the field. Nature-had no ob- cise of every pious emotion! and how irrestacle, that he did not surmount, space--no op- sistibly do such contemplations as these, position, dat he did not spum; and whether amid awaken the sensibility of the soul! Here, is Alpine rocks. Aralan sands, or Polar snows, he infinite power-to impress you with aweseemed proof againsi peril, and empowered with here is infinite wisdom-to till you with ad. ubiquity? The whole continent-irembled--at miration-here is intinite goodness—to call beholding the audacity of his designs, and the forth your gratitude, and love. The corres, miracle of their execution. Scepticisin-bowed to the prodigies of his performance; romance

pondence between these great objects, and asuned the air of history; nor was there aught the affect ons of the human heart, is estab100 inerede ble for belier, or too fanciful--for ex: lished by nature itself; and they need only to peciation, when the world-saw a subaltern of be placed before us, that every religious foelCorsica-waving his imperial flag--over her mosi ing may be excited.—Moo lie ancient capitals. All the vis ous of antiquity There is so great a fever in goodness, that becaine commonplaces in luis contemplation the dissolution of it must cure it: novelty is kings were bois people-nat ons were his outposts; only in request; and it is as dangerous to be ani ne disposed of couris, and crowns and aged in any kind of course, as it is virtuous cumps, and churches, and calmnets, as if they to be constant in any undertaking. There were itular dignitaries of the chess-board! And all these changes, he stood-iuinmuiable- is scarce truth enou;h alive to make socias adainant.

eties secure; but security enough to make Timane red little, whether in the field, or in the fellowships accursed ; much upon this rid. druw 119-room-- with the moj, or the levee - dle runs the wisdom of the world. This

coba Loret, or the iron crown- news is old enough, yet it is every day's UANSing a Braganza, o espous ng a Hapsburg-, news. --Shuk pcure.


719. MATERYAL AFFECTIos. Woman's It is the hush of night; and all between (clear, Sharms are certainly many and powerin!. This marg., and the mountains, dusk, yet ty, has an irresistible bewitchingness; the

The expanding rose, jusi bursting into beauMellow'd, and mingling, yet distinctly seen, Save darkened Jura, whose capped heights ap-meneal altar, awakens admiration and inter

blooming bride, led triumphantly to the liyPrecipitously steep; and drawing near, (pear est, and the blush of her cheek fills with deThere breathes,a living fragrance from the light ;--but the charm of maternity, is moro shore,

(ear, sublime than all these. O! flowers-yet fresh with childhood ; on the

Heaven has imprinted, in the mother's face, Drops the light drip of the suspended oar. (more. which clains kindred with the skies--the

something beyond this world, something Or • hrps the grasshopper-one good-w.ght carol angelic smile, the tender look, the waking. He is an evening reveller, who makes

watchful eye, which keeps its fond vigil over llis life--an intincy, and sings lois fill!

her slumbering babe.

These are ojects, which neither the pencil At intervals, some bird - from out the brakes

nor the chisel, can touchi, which poetry fails Starts into voice, a moment, then, is still. to exalt, which the most eloquent tongue, in There seems a floating whisper, on the hill, vain, would eulogize, and on which all deBut that is fancy, for the starlight dews scription becomes ineffective. In the beart of All silently, their tears of love instil,

man lies this lovely picture; it lives in his Werping themselves a way, lill they infuse,

sympathies; it reigns in his allections; his eye Deep into Nature's breast, the spirit of her hues.

looks around in vain tor such another objec:

on earth. The sky is changed! and such a change! O Maternity, extatic sound! so twined round night,

(strong! our hearts, that they must cease to throl), ere And storin, and darkness, ye are wondrous we forget it! 'tis our first love ; 'tis part of Yet lovly in your strength, as is the light

our religion. Nature has set the mother up or a dark eye in woman! Far along,

on such a pinnacle, that our infant eyes, and

arms, are first uplifted to it; we cling to it From peak to peak, the rattling crags among, in manhood; we almost worship it in old age. Leaps the live thunder: not from one lone cloud: He, who can enter an apartment, and behold But every mountain-now hain found a longue, the tender babe, feeding on its mother's beau

And Jura answers through her misty shroud, ty--nourished by the tide of life, which tlowe Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud !

through the generous veins, without a frani.

ing bosom and a grateful eye, is no mun, bui And this is in the night : Most glorious night!

a monster. Thou wert not sent for slumber! Let me be

720. TO MARY IN HEAVEN. A sharer in thy fierce, and far delight,

Thou lingering star, with lesa’ning ray, A portion of the tempesi, and of thee!

That lov'st to greel the early morn, How the lit lake shines! a phosphoric sea !

Again, thou usher'st in the day, And the big rain comes danc ng to the earth!

My Mary, from iny soul was torn. And now again---'tis black, and now, the glee

0. Mary! dear departed shade! of the loud hills-shakes with its mountain

Where is thy place of blissful rest } mirth,

[birth. Seest thou thy lover, lowly laid ? As if they did rejoice o'er a young earthquake's

Hear'st thou the groans, that rend his breast ! Now, where the swift Rhone-cleaves his way That sacred hour-can I forget, between

(paried Can I forget the hallow'd grove. Heighis which appear as lovers, who have Where, by the winding Ayr we met, In hate, whose mining depths-so intervene,

To live one day of parting love : That they can meet no more, though broken- Eternity-will not efface hearted!

thwarted, Those records dea of transports past ; Though in their souls, which thuis each other Thy image, at our last embrace' Love was the very root--of the fond rage,

Ah! little thought we, 'twas our last ! Which blighted their life's bloom, and then, Ayr, gurgl 'ng, kissed his pebbled shore, departed:

O’erhung with wild woods' thick’ning green : Itself expired, bue leaving them an age (wage! The fragrant birch, and hawthorn hoar. of years, all winters! war-within themselves to

Twiu'd amorous round the raptur'd scene. Now, where the quick Rhone thus hath cleft the flowers sprang-wanton to be preat, his way,

Island: 1

The birds sang love-on every spray,
The mightiest of the storms hath taken hs Till 100, tvo soon, the glowing wesi
For here, not one, lut many, make their play,

Proclaim'd i be speed of winged day.
And ning their thunderbolls from hand to hand, still o'er these scenes my mem'ry wakes,
Flashing and cast around! of all the band,

And fondly broods, with miser care! The brightest through these parted hills hath Time, lue the impression deeper makes, His lig'inings, as she did understand. [fusked

As strenins-their channels deeper wear. That in such gaps as desolation worked

My Mary! dear departed shade! There ihe hot shafi should blast whatever there

Where is thy place of blissful rest! in lurked.--Byron.

Serst thou thy lover lowly laid ? Earth smiles around, with boundless bounty blest, llear'-t thout the groans that rend his lream 1 And Icaven-beholds its image-in his breast.

Il doers-are l-thinkers.


Remember you've worn them; and just can it be Now-is the winter--of our discontent

To take all my trinkets, and not to take me ? Made glorious summer--hy tuis sun of York; Nay, don't ihrow them at me!-You'l, breakAnd all the clouds, that lower'd upon our house,

do not start

(heart! In the deep bosom-ofthe ocean-buried : I don't mean my gifts- but you will break my Now, are our brows -- bound with victorious Not have me! Not love me! Not go to the church! wreaths ;

Sure, never was lover so left in the lurch! Our bruised arms--hung up for monuments : My brain is distracted, my feelings are hurt; Our stern alarunis-chang'd 10 merry meetings, Oh, mada in, don't tempi me to call you-a flirt. Our dreadful marches-lo delightful measures : Remember my lellers; my passion they told; Grini-v'sag'd war-hath smoothi'd his wrinkled Yes, all sorts of letters, save leiters of gold; front;

The amount of my notes, 100--the notes that ! And now-instead of mounting barbed steeds,

penned, To fright the souls-of fearful adversaries,

Not bank notes-no, truly, I had none to send ! lle carera nimbly-in a lady's chamber,

Not have me! Not love me! And is it, then "To the lascivious pleasing of a lute

That opulent Age is the lover for you? (true But I-thit am not shap'd--for sportive tricks,

'Gainst rivalry's bloom I would strive--'tis too Nor made, lo court an amorous looking-glass ;

To yield to the terrors of rivalry's crutch. (mucb 1, chat am rudely stamp'd, and want love's ma

Remember-remember I might call him out; Tostrut before a wanton, ambling nymph ; [jesty, 1, that am curtail d--of this fair proportion,

But, madam, you are not worth fighting about; Cheated of feature--by dissembling nature,

My sword shall be stainless, in Llade, and in hilt; Deformid, unfinish'd, sent, before my time,

I thought you a jewel --I find you--a jilt.

723. DESERTED WIFE. Into this breathing world. scarce half made up, le comes nol-I have watched the moon go down, And that--so lamely, and unfashionably,

But yet, he comes not.-Once, it was not so. Tat dogs bark at me, as I halt by them; Ile thinks not, how these biter tears do flow, Why I. in this weak--piping time of peace, The while he holds his riot in that town. Ilave no delight to pass away the time;

Yet he will come, and chide, and I shall weep; Unles to spy my shadow-in the sun,

And be will wake my infant from its sleep, And descant--on mine own deformity;

To blend its feeble wailing with my tears. And therefore, since I cannot prove a lorer, 0! how I love a inother's watch to keep, (cheers To entertain these fair--well spoken days, Over those sleeping eyes, that smile, which Tam i'etermined to prove--a villain,

My heart, though sunk in sorrow, fix'd, and deep. And hate the idle pleasures of these days. I lad a husband once, who loved me ;-how, Plots huve I laid, inductions dangerous,

lie ever wears a frown upon his brow, By druiken prophecies, libels, and dreams, And feeds his passion--on a wanion's lip, To set my brother Clarence, and the king, As bees, from laurel flowers, a poison sp; In dendly hate--the one, against the other: But yes, I cannot hate--0! there were hours, And if king Edward-be as true and just, When I could hang, forever, on his eye, As I am subtle, false, and treacherous,

And time, who stole, wiih silent switness by, This day--should Clarence closely be mew'd up: Strew'd, as he hurried on, his path with flowers. Alout a prophecy, which says that G (George) I loved himn then he loved me too. My heart of Edward's heir-the murderer shall be scomes. Sill finds its fondness kindle, if he sm le ; Dive, thouglits, down to my soul; here Clarence | The memory of our loves--will ne'er depart; 792. THE REJECTED.

And though he often sting me with a dari,

Venom'd, and barb'l, and waste upon the vile Vot have me! Not love me! Oh, what have !

Caresses, which h s bale and m ne should share; Sarp, never was lover so strangely misied. [said ?

Though he should spiir me. I will calmly bear Rejected! and just when I hoped to be blesseil!

His madness,-and should sickness come, and You can't be in earnest! It must be a jest.

Its paralyzing hand upon him, then, (lay Remember--remember how often I've knelt,

I would, with kindness, all my wrongs repay, Explicitly telling you all that I felt,

Until the penitent should weep. And say, And talked about poison, in acrents so wild,

Iow injured, and how faithful I had been! So very like torture, you started--and smiled.

DISCOVERIES. From time to time, a Not have me! Not love me ! Oh, what have I chosen band, sometimes directed by chance, All natural nourishment di l I not shun?[one ? but more commonly guided by reflection, oro "Iy figure is wasted; my spirits are lost: (ghost. periment and research, touches a spring, till And my eyes are deep sunk, like the eyes of a

then unperceived; and through what seemed

a blank and impenetrable wall.--the barrier Remember, remember--a!', madam, you must-- to all further progress--a door is thrown Tonce was exceeilingly stout, and robust; open into some before unexplored hall in the I rolle hy vour pal'res, I came at your call, sicred temple of truth. The multitude rushAnd nightly, went with you, to brinquet and balles in, and wonders that the portals could

have remained concealed so long. When a Not have me! Not love me! Rejected! Refused: brilliant discovery or invention is proclaimert, Sure, never was lover so strangely ill-used!

men are astonished to think how long they Conswer my presents--- I don't mean to boast had lived on its confines, without penetrating But, madam, consider the money they cost!

its nature.

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