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off at twelve from the W nivellorse, littie tart' r on sie again beeld Piccadilly, whici went within ten the cause of her fea", bui hea: ing miles of her native town, she re as it moved, a noise like he clank-. solved io hasten thricher which slie ing of a chain, she concluded it accordingly did, and found a was some poor animal unmercifulcant place inside. She travelled ly turned out to: graze.

Sil as till noon the next day, and then as she gained on the objecı, she tot she drew nearer home, thought it it was a man ; and as she heard prudent to chance her diess, pui. the noise no longer, slie attributed ting on course apparel and looking it to lier ierified forcy

Hercon like a market young woman. She jectures were nex! - holly absorbe now cook he station on the top of ed in terror by. seeing the five the couch with seeming firmness, i stand still as it waiting her ap. but a breaking heart, and exhausto | prozch. . When she drew near, ed puse. When the coach reaco he agaio ran on as before, and Ma. ed its destination, she had full ten ria plainly heard the clanking of a miles to walk, and night was fast | fetier fastened to the leg. The approaching: nevertheless, when fear that it might be some felon, she hud refreshed herself, although or murderer filled her mind with the road was almost impassible the most alarming 'suspense, bu! with the frost, she resolved to pro. yet she pressed forward. eccl, proposing to employ her nu se as mediator belween her At the end of a mile further she and her offeoded parent.

She

passed him : he was seated on the thought the walk she was about to ground, and was talking & laughundertake would give her some ing to himself; hence she concludinterest in her fathe 's bosom, and ed he was not a felon, but some be some earnest of the sincerity of lunatic escaped from confinement, her reformation. Al length she Hopeless of fi, ding any protector entered on her trackless bitter way,

in that solemn deserted wasie, and arrived at the beginning of a

what were Maria's sensations, forest about two miles in length, when the maniac pursued her, and and within three of her native exclaimed as he came up.

Woplace. She had entered this plice man, do you see them! See when innocent, without 'awe, and who?said Maria, trembling and now a wretched wanderer, a mo. curtesyin!. • I can't see them ! ther without the name of a wife, - No! I have escaped the vilherknees smote together as if dan- lains !' and then he jumped and

ger was before her.--At this in. clapped his hands for joy. The stant she heard a noise.and casting noise awoke the child, who seeing a glance into the gloom, thought a strange object before him, she saw something like a human screamed violently. Take it a. figure rush across the road. Al way!' said the maniac furiouslya

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I-hate children ; strangle it!

SE L'ECTED. Maria conjured him to spare her child, whom she endeavoured 'to

For the Lady's Miscellany. Jull to silence, but she spoke to

VALLÉY FORGE. those incapable of understanding her a child and a lunatic! The

The expense of building this boy still shriekod, and the maniac, temple has been def ayed by conclinching his fist, seized the left

tributions from every part of the arm of Maria, who, with the o

Uniled States : The rich man ont ther, endeavoured to ward off the of his abundance, has given bounimpending blow, when at the mo- tifully for this noble purpose ; and ment that her fate seemed inevi- the poor man, out of his pittance, table, a gale of wind shook the

has given a part. Every Amerileafless irees, and the mad-man

can, of every station in life, says thinking he was pursued, flew off proudly, This is our temple, dediwith all the rapidity he was master caled to OUR God; and sacred to of. When his alarm had subsid- the memory of our heroeś. Every ed, he again returned. “I do not one endeavours, at least once in like children,' said he,' because if his life to pay a visit to this Holy you trust them they will betray place, see the wonders it contains, you.--I had a darling once--but, examine the features of our states . poor soul, she is dead! They said

men and generals, and worship in she ran away from me with a lorer

the national temple.

Those who --but no ! she was too good 10 cannot visit it, hear with delight desert the father who doated on

the descriptions of those who had her. Besides I saw her funeral

seen it; and children read the myself : but I have now escaped history of its wonders with patriotic from the liars and villains:--I got enthusiasm. Will any one say away from them last night, and

this would not be a bond of Union? am now going to pay a visit to her

and will any one say that, if great grave! Maria felt a terrible a-federal works wore multiplied, larm crowd into her thoughts. they would not do much towards The stranger had concealed his forming a national character ? features yodor his Happed hat,and she could not obtain a view of his Are we unable to defray the exface till they came to the skirts of pences of such mighty undertakthe forest, which they reached ings? The truth is, we want nojust as it dawned. Here she seiz- thing but the will. The little reed his arm, and he turned hastily public of Platæ, impoverished by round, when the dreadfal supposi- l the war, received eighty thousand tion was confirmed-the mådman talents' of silver out of the Persian was her father!

spoils. . These eighly tbousand (To be Continued.)

talents of silver,' says the historian

were employed by that heroic lit- and be wailed their hard fate in tle commonwealth in building a being banished from the rugged temple to Minerva, and adorning rocks, and bills, and deep gullies it with paintings, by the most em that surroundedJerusalem! When inent artists of the time, which I forget thee, O Zion,' said some were preserved with so much care sweet singer of Israel, may my that they remained perfect above right hand forget its cunning ! six hundred years, to the age of The rude Swiss, io foreign lands, Plutarch.'

is melted into tendetness, when he

thinks of the cold glaciers and Every great work, moreover, snowy sunimits of the Alps; and adds a distinctive feature to the

the wandering Caledonian is miscountry which it embelishes : it erable because he cannot feel the impresses a discriminating char: cold winds of the north, or shiver acleristic upon the place, and en on the heath-covered mountains.of. ables us to distinguish it from 0 Scotia. An Irishman, when he thers, in many respects similar. 1 talks of his country, dwells with Let any one think of a city they delight on its distinguishing charhave visited :-will not the proud | acteristics : he mentions the green buildings and "heaven-directed

isle, and the emerald isle, with

tremulous sensibility, and even form the most prominent feature the sweet bogs of Erin increase of the picture in his mind ? and if the ardor of his passion: Truly, that city should be his native place il you may almost touch the feelings will it not be these distinctive of an Englishman if you whistle marks that will senda tremor thro'

God save the king, talk of wooden his frame, and call a flood of tears

walls, or praise the white cliffs of. to his eyes?

Albion.

spires," which adorn that city, ister

If there be any truth in this no In fine every marked feature of tion, every thing that varies the

a country is like a dimple on the face of a country and gives it a

cheek of beauty, which exhibits an peculiar character, has a tendency assemblage of charms, and be.. to make it dear to its inhabitants. comes a rendezvous for the graces in corroboration of this remark, and the smiles. The dimple in we may observe that the inhabit.

truth, hardly ever fails to increase ants of hilly countries are to madness the passion of a lover; patriotic than those who dwell upon and from the dinple, the painter plains. How feelingly did the (we have heard) derives great Jews bewail their absence from assistance in producing a likeness. the barren hills of Judea ! On the flowry banks of the rivers of Assyria But we have drawn out this arthey hung their harpsupon willows, ticle to an unreasonable length,

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and musi halen oa conclusion.'' These coosiderations seem to We will however make one adri speck poweriui.y in favor of the tioval observation :

elec ion of national memorials, na:s of the people pass a life of wnethe, in honor of departed worth, labuf, did have not leisu.e o be.

or lo perpetrate the remembrance come ..cquainted with he lolls of of remarkable events. their couu! y : in fact, they may, jone sine. Des id never 'o comie

( Concluded.) to ea , o. disciation, but to re. main children thiou;h life. Should

AFFECTING RECITAL. any means be neglec.ed of engage ing their affecuions in favor or their

To a feeling mind, perhaps, one country, of its laws, and of its

of the most moving spectacles go'ernment ? and can any plan be

which can be represented, is that acop'ed more efficiuni than ereci.

of a young man, from whose pale iny, is different places,monuments check heallh' hau feci, sinking into to departed merit, and inscribing

an untimely grave. on marble the history of the viriu! ous ? These inscriptions will be This ri Nection, which must at read wilen books will b. neglected; : times arise in the breast of every and their eficcis, though nut sud humane person never struck me den, will be certain and perma.

so forcibly as during a visit I once ncnt.

paid to a very wor! ny friend in the

remotest part of Cumberland, It was a good custom among the whither he had retired for the purJews and other ancient sations lo

pose of procuring for one most set up stones as a memorial of

dear to him, the benefit of the couna covenant or any other remarkable transacuion : these structures never failed to call the circumstası

His son his only son--an ami. ces up in the mind of the passen. ! able youth--for a considerable ger. The father told the son ; & length of time had languished in a thus the story was conveyed from decline. generation to generation, as long as the saine people hail possession * Poor Charles ! long didst thou of the country. It was a good support with fortitude and patieoce custom to write the maxim of the almost unexampled, thy wretched law, or moral sen'elices, on pillar's condition !! When his father, of stone by the highway, on the i nearly b:okenhearted, viewed with gale posts, and on houseno.d utet)

tears in his eyes the enraciased sils ; so that whether going 10 form of vis once healthful son, this or coming out the people might be excellent youth forgetting his un. in the way of instruc.ion.

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graves of my departed friends ; and the sensations I then experienced are so congenial to my soul that I would not exchange them for those of the man, who is numbered among the happiest of the human race.

fort his only surviving parent ; for a gracious Providence had spared his mother the misery of beholding her dying child : but, often in vain were bis attempts; and unable to restrain the overflowing of his heart, he would retire, supported by an aged domestic, whose tottering limbs were but ill qualified for the task, and in secret pour

forth tears his father never had witnessed.

Charles never wept for himself

-his parent & sister, the gentle Maria, alone excited the drops of commiseration,

Maxims for firomoting Matrimonial

Happiness.

The likeliest way, either to obtain a good husband or to keep one so, is to be good yourself.

Avoid, both before and after marriage. all thoughts of managing your husband. Never endeavor to deceive or impose on his understanding, nor give him uneasiness (as some do, very foolishiy to try his temper); but treat him al. ways beforehand, with sincerily, and afterwards, with affection and l'espect.

The earth now traces her tenth circle around the glorious lumina. ry of the heavens, since, wasted by slow degrees he sunk into the cold arms of death! His father survived not long ; but, within a year

afier his seu's disease, found refuge from all his sorrows in the silent grave. Phe grief of Maria I attempt not to describe ; it was violent in the ext eme; but, on that account perhaps of shorter duration for the natural cheer fulness of her disposition, aided by the fairy prospects of youth, in a few years enabled her;with tran. quility, to give her hand, accompanied by the purest heart that ever tenanted a human frame, 10 a deserving lover, who had long been dear to her,

Resolve every morning to be cheerful and good natured that day : and if any accident should happen to break that resolution, suffer ir not to put you out of iemper with every thing besicles and especially with your husband.

Be assured, a woman's power, as well as happiness, has no other foundation but her husband's esteem and love ; which consequently, it is her undoubied interest by all means possible to pre. serve and increase.- Do you, therefore, study his tcmpe, and command your own; enjoy his

For myself, ume hath at length mellowed my grief into a pleasing Melancholy. I have twice shed a lear of tender regret over the

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