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things left in the wide world for him to love, and they were gone!

He looked abroad. The hunting land of his tribe was changed, like its chieftain. No light canoe now shot down the river, like a bird upon the wing. The laden boat of the white man alone broke its smooth surface. The Englishman's road wound like a serpent around the banks of the Mohawk; and iron hoofs had so beaten down the war path, that a hawk's eye could not discover an Indian track.

The last wigwam was destroyed; and the sun looked boldly down upon spots he had visited only by stealth, during hundreds and hundreds of moons. The few remaining trees, clothed in the fantastic mourning of autumn; the long line of heavy clouds, melting away before the coming sun; and the distant mountain, seen through the blue mist of departing twilight, alone remained as he had seen them in his boyhood.

All things spoke a sad language to the heart of the desolate Indian. “Yes," said he, “the young oak and the vine are like the Eagle and the Sunnyeye. They are cut down, torn, and trampled on. The leaves are falling, and the clouds are scattering, like my people. I wish I could once more see the trees standing thick, as they did when my mother held me to her bosom, and sung the warlike deeds of the Mohawks."

A mingled expression of grief and anger passed over his face, as he watched a loaded boat in its passage across the stream. "The white man carries food to his wife and children, and he finds them in his home," said he. "Where is the squaw and the papoose of the red man? They are here!" As he spoke he fixed his eye thoughtfully upon the grave.

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After a gloomy silence, he again looked round upon the fair scene, with a wandering and troubled gaze. “ The pale face may like it,” murmured he; “but an Indian cannot die here in peace.” So saying, he broke his bow-string, snapped his arrows, threw them on the burial-place of his fathers, and departed for ever.

THE LIGHTHOUSE.
The scene was more beautiful far to my eye

Than if day in its pride had arrayed it;
The land-breeze blew mild, and the azure arched sky

Looked pure as the Spirit that made it. The murmur rose oft, as I silently gazed

On the shadowy waves' playful motion,
From the dim distant isle, till the lighthousefire blazed

Like a star in the midst of the ocean.
No longer the joy of the sailor boy's breast

Was heard in the wildly-breathed numbers;
The sea-bird had flown to his wave-girded nest,

The fisherman sunk to his slumbers. One moment I looked from the hill's gentle slope,

(All hushed was the billows' commotion) And thought that the lighthouse look'd lovely as Hope,

That star of life's tremulous ocean.
The time is long past, and the scene is afar;

But, when my head rests on its pillow,
Will memory sometimes rekindle the star

That blazed on the breast of the billow. In life's closing hour, when the trembling soul flies,

And Death stills the heart's last emotion, Oh! then may the Seraph of Mercy arise,

Like a star on Eternity's ocean!

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Hymn to the Sun..........

Opposition between War and the Gospel.........................

What is that, Mother ?.......

The Gipsy Wanderer........

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Opinion relative to the Right of England to tax America..........

The Frost..................................................

The great Refiner...............

Northern Seas..................................................

The Ocean.....................................................

The Ball.............

The Sheep..........

The true flistory of a poor little Mouse.............

The little Philosopher.....

The Horse........

The two Sixpences that at last made one Shilling... ...........

Who made the Sun, Moon, and Stars.

The Wind....... .........................................

Speech of the Scythians to Alexander the Great..........

The Holiday ......................................... ......

The Snow-Storm,...........

The Snail....................................................

Dialogue....................................................

Prejudice...................................................

The Old Cloak...............................................

The praises of a long and heavy Purse.......................

The Fox and the Crow.......................................

The Bedlamite................

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The Colonists.................................................

The Child on the Ocean.........................................

The Ilare and the Tortoise......................................

The Miseries of War............

Why an Apple falls........................................

Spring...................................................

The Dog and his Shadow......

Judah's Address to Joseph.....

The Kite; or pride must have a fall

The Fly and the Spider.................

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The Butterfly's ball and the Grasshopper's feast...............
On a Spaniel called Beau killing a little bird..................
Beau's Reply...........................................
Be kind to your sister...
The Dead Mother.........
The Acorn and Pumpkin....................................
The Prisoner...................
The little Fish who would not do as he was bid.....
W e are seven..............................................
The Nightingale and Glow-worm....
He would be a soldier..............................
The African Chiet..............................................
W ashing day..................................................
Llow to tell bad news...........................................
Casabianca...................................
The landing of the Pilgrim fathers......
Works of the Coral insect......................................
The Coral insect...........................................
The Family Bible...........................
The Reed-sparrow's Nest....
Gesler and Albert ............................................... 10
Apologue....................................................... 104
The Boys and the Frogs...............
A Chapter on Loungers .........
The way to find out Pride...........
Great effects result from little causes............
The Orphan boy................................................ 111
The Spider, Caterpillar, and Silk-worm.........................
The Silk-worm's Will...,
The Adventures of a Rain-drop.......................
The Decline of Life...........
Rolla to the Peruvians.....
The Bucket.............................

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Partiality of Authors......................................
The Life Boat...............................................
The Red Squirrel............................................
The Character of the American Indians.........................
The Character and Extirpation of the Indians....................
The Huma ....................................................

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...... 129 The Wounded Eagle............................................

..... 130 Monitions on the flight of Time.................................. The Air........................... The Visible Firmament..............................

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Cowper on the receipt of his Mother's Picture.................. 135 The tempting Moment..........

.................. 138 Devotion of Lafayette to the cause of America................... 143 The Power of Eloquence......................................... 145 Colonel Isaac Haynes................

............. 148 South Carolina during the Revolution..........

150 South Carolina and Massachusetts............................... 154 Horrors of War................................................ 156 Specimen of the eloquence of James Otis........

158 Pitt on American affairs.......................... Vindication of Spain..............

n............................................ Salathiel to Titus........... The end of the World....... The Ocean..................................................... 166 The Folly and Wickedness of War... Battle of Waterloo..............................

............... 169 Character of Napoleon Bonaparte................................ 171 Marco Bozzaris................................................... 174 G round Swell................................................... 170 Sufferings from War.........

178 Remarkable instance of adaptation and contrivance in Nature.... 181 Passage across the Andes........................... Ludicrous account of English taxes............................. 187 Prologue...........................................

........................... 189 Valedictory Address............................................. 190 Instability of Earthly Things.....................................

193 Si je te perds, je suis perdu; or, If I lose thee, I am lost.......... The Song of Winter............................................. The Pebble and the Acorn.... Love of Country and of Home..... The Dying Girl's Lament...... The Mariner's Dream.....

203 The Playthings ......... To-morrow.........

.... 206 Ossian's Address to the Sun......

207 The Snow-flake ............

208 The Lone Indian...... The Lighthouse......

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