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THE MISER.

Iron in his chest, iron in his door ;
Iron in his hand, & in his heart is more

A scene replete with glory & with grace; Death and thyself : most solemn inter.

view! Thus do we sympathizing seek to trace. Death thou hast slain the mighty of the

earth, Kings, Princes, Judges, who oppres'd

their charge ; Their glory, decorated tombs beneath, Acknowledge to mankind, thy prow'ess

large. Oer me a vict'ry thou shalt not obtain, Tis but thy Shadow which o'er spreads

this place, Thy threat'end triumph frights me not :

tis vain : My Saviour leads me past thee, by

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The christian triumph, surely was thy

own : Grave where's thy vict'ry ? death where

is thy sting? Go happy saint ! take glory for thy

CROWN, And may we soon be join'd, thy song

to sing.

As oft we pass thy peaceful lonely grave, We'll meurn ;-and also strive to think

of thce ; Thy God is willing, also us to save, And we will seek as christians to be free.

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We'll seek the Guide, that led thee to

the skies Wisdom ! reach us thy fair celestial

hand! Shew us the path that brings us to the

prize, And on true Caxaans shore, in safety land.

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seek thee once again, and by my

presence give thy wife and the FRON

full ten years longer. I wept,

I sobbed, I was frantic. The modo THE FOUNDLING OP

ster who stood near me had a huge BELGRADE.

scimitar by his side. Already my

imagination saw it stained with . Ton soon I knew the condition

blocd ; and regarding me as the into which I was plungod. For destined victim of a remorseless the first time I learned that those assassin, I few for refuge into the who had nourished my infancy, arms of my hoary protector. This and guided me along the slippery transaction was in the vicinity of paths I had trodden, were no kin- | Belgrade, where lived the honest dred of mine. A foundling, aban.. Morad. doned by an unnatural mother, they pitied my hapless fate, adopted me I was only ten years old when as their son, and bore to me those this bappened. At an age thus duties which profligacy denied. tender was I torn from all I venerTen years had seen me the inmaie ated, to be hurried awuy from the of their peaceful cottage. Ten scenes of every foriner bliss. A anaual suns that cottage blessed. second time to be thrown destitute 'Twas the anniversary of that day

upon the world. which gave me to their embraces iha: very inoin in heaven's chan Lashed behind my conductor, cery, was recorded their annual we rode through an unfrequented obligations of protection--that ve country ; the ensuing evening and ry morn our holy propliet had re the following day, we were ceived their daily blessing for so pursuing our journey stopping sweet a solace to their declining i ly for a change of horses and reyears; and was it to be the last ! freshment. My conducior preThe damned mesenger of evil served an uniform silence; nor stood before me! 0! that my was I much inclined to provoke unlucky destiny should shut the explanations from one whose epdoor againsi my return in Turkey pearance was enough 'o crcale a--yes, good old Morad, I would larm. The moon bad just peeped

was

more

above the horizon as we entered leg of the unruly animal. He atween the cliffs of a rugged moun- plunged and shorted, but soon fell lain. Wild and desolate as was in the agony of his mangled limb. the country through which he struggled hard 10 free myself carried nie, the scenery of the from the saddle, in the hope of past was unequalled by the dreary concealing myself from the rufwaste which now surrounded us. fians; but pinioned and bruised by The deep and hollow caverns, the the horse, I lay incapable of exer. dismal excavations from convulsed li tion until I was released by my nature, on either side, re-echoed pursuers. Abandoning myself to in appalling fear the clattering of the idea of inevitable destruction, the horses' feet, and the moon I swooned away in the gripe of beams playing upon the shaggy those who now were masters of my brushwood of thin uneven surface, | life. But I was not long suffered seemed to animate, each rustling to remain insensible to what was briar, likening the ringed object to going forward. The moment it some visionary phantom. Even was ascertained I my conductor, emblem of undaunt.frightened than injured they kinded villany as he was, discovered ly anointed the bruise, with a low symptoms of uneasiness. Such a tion they possessed, and seating situation is the touch-stone of a

me behind one of them upon a depraved mind. The good man fresh horse, we galloped forward may fear the aitack of a relentless with full speed. I had escaped

dit ; but the heart stained with one alarm to be precipitaled into imparities feels 'sensations of ano another; but the solicitude disco. ther cast. The sum total of its vered by 'ırty present foe for the enormities flush convicted on the safety of my person, 'considerably memory, the guilty catalogue fast- abated my former fears. I was ens on his mind, self-accusation not without considerable appre. slings the conscience with the ve hensions for the issue of the advennom of remorse, and a belief of ture ; but in consideration of mý. supernatural agency, draws the youth, and the cheering expresstrayed culprit to his God again! sions by which they sought 10 aniI heard him utter a short orison to male my dejected spirits as we crahis prophet--he prayed forgiveness, versed the winding mazes of the and as the word ALLA burst fiom | mountains, my alarm had pretty his repentant lips, a bullet, fired well subsided by the time we reachfrom an adjoining thicket, broughted the end of our journey. It was him to the ground! The horse, near the break of day when we are frantic at the flash, flew forward rived in front of the platform of an at full speed, carrying me along extensive fortification.

The sen• with him unable to direct his tinels from the oulworks hailed us course, till a second shot broke the las we approac lied; aod having

passed the counter sign along the di back upon the peaceful habitation ramparts within, the words "all's I had been torn from. I compare a well" reverberated from the dif its simple furniture with the gran. ferent towers to the gate where the deur which encompassed me. I draw-bridge opened to us admis- | thought of the produce of the last sion. I was conducted through a two short days and wondered what deep enfilade, whose echoes to the was in reserve. Supplied with evdin and bustle of the soldiery fromery necessary I required, I needed within, assured me of the strength nothing in the peaceful dwelling and magnitude of the fortress. This from whence I had been torn. Hapenfilade was crowded with all sorts py as the day was long, I had to of warlike instruments, defended | learn what it was to be unfortunate from without by a double gate satisfied in all respects with those charged with chevaux-de-frise. It 10 whom I had been habituated was not to appearance, however, 1 treated with kindness and affection the principle passage to the garri- I was unambi ious of exalted birth son ; it seemed rather, from the What had now befalién me ? but few soldiers we met, to be a pri- / two short days and I had a futher vate one leading to the apartments and a mother to cherish, to proof the governor whither it at length tect, and whose delight it was to conducted us. Hitherto I had no make me ever happy--1 was now opportunity of examining particu- an orphan before the dawn of Jarly the appearance of may guides. puberty completely destitue; kid- · They wore the aniforms of our napped by a miscreant and thus turkish spahis, but whether I was providentially rescued from his oin the hands of the rebellious Og. dious purposes ! I was young and lou (as I knew not the quarter of my suspicions of danger corresthe country we were in) was im. / ponded with the bent of my years. possible to guess. A gloomy s.. Easily excited,alarm subsided with lence, unbroken but by a cheering the terrors of the moment. The assurance of my safety, and some country I had travelled through; sew inquiries after my condition, the mysterious object of my jourhad been preserved throughout ney & the doub:fulcharacter of those our journey.

in whose hánds my life was now a stake, were enough to excite ao

larm. But contrasted with the We entered a saloon through magnificence which surronnded; whose tofry windows the sun was me, and estiinating character by... just peeping to discover the rich the affluence of the individual, my, drapery and splendid magnificence unsuspeciing mind began to ex.. of a princely palace. Here I was perience a degreee of composite; left to the solitary indulgence of which finally quieted all apprehen. reflections indescribable. I looked' sion.

one

My conductor now entered in from the sofa to the farthest winearnest conversation with dow in the saloon. whose majestic air, and splendid costume, bespoke the governor of

A sumptuous breakfast was now the faithful.

served up, to which he condes.

cended to invite me. My appetite • Behold, most mighty,' criod the was keen,as you may well believe, former, as they approached, the and I saw before me variety in boy whose life our holy prophet profusion to consult in order to destined us to save !'

please a less indifferent palate.

The conversation chiefly regarded • Tis well replied the other, | myself. He expressed his astonthrowing himself into a sofa, 'Has

ishment at the progress made in san leave us for awhile. Come to

my education, and spoke much of me my sonunbosom your dis.

the merit of those who had supertr'ess-lell me all you knot-fear

intended my studies. The turkish no danger at our hands, I'll protect language was what I had commonyou, and should I have the power, || ly used: but a tolerable latin and I'll give you back in safety to your l greek scholar, I knew the Scythian, family.'

Sclavonian, and Persian, with a

little German, French, Italian, My young heart expanded-fear instantly died away in the security

nor Spanish I know nothing, off"; which these benign accents inspira

but those he told me were easily

acquired. ed. I approached him without dread. I wept but they were tears From all I can learn,' he addof joy. His arms were thrown o ed, there is some impenetrable: Den to receive me; he caressed

mystery attending your birth. I me, intreated me to banish all 'fear think you said that those who had and all reserve, and scating me by charge of you lived secluded from his side, again asked me to tell the world, enjoying but a confined him all I knew.

circle of acquaintance. That with

out parade and far from the indi. My story was short. I dwelt upon

cations of affluence, they seemed no incident in particular. It was

ever to have abundance at their told in all the simplicity of youth ; control, indulging you in whatever but it possessed sufficient interest superfluity your fancy chose to de. to awaken the sympathy of him mand. Much mystery is in the who listened. He was deeply af- tale you have given ; but I shall fected by the naïveté of the narra

bestow some pains in order to de. tion. A tear forced a passage. tect the truth. In the mean time, from the reluctant eyelid, and as if Ahmed, for such is the name I struggling to conceal a weakness had hitherto known, you must re• he was loath to own, he retired main with us. I cannot suffer you,

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