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704. TE FEMALE CILARACTER. If we

06. ALEXANDER SELKIRK. glance at those domestic relations, which wo I am monarch--of all I survey, man sustains, she appears in an attitude

My right there is none to dispute; bighly interesting. Is she a daughier? She

From the centre-all round to the sea, has a strons hold on the parental bosom. By her kind, discreet, obedient, dutiful conduct,

I am lord of the fowl and the brute. she contributes creatly to the happiness of

Oh solitude! where are the charms, those, who tenderly love her, and who are That sages-have seen in thy face? her natural guardians, and guides. Or, by Better dwell-in the inid:t of alarnis, the opposite conduct, she disappoints their Than reign-in this horrible place. hopes, and pierces their hearts with sorrow.

I am ont--of humanity's reach, Just in proportion to the superior strength, and tenderness of parental affection, is the

I must finisl my journey--alone; happiness or misery resulting from the kind, Never hear the sweet music of speech; or unbind deportment of a daughter.

I stari-at the sound of my own. Is she a sister? Jf intelligent and virtu The beasis, that roam over the plain, ous, she sheds the most kindly influence on My form, with indifference sce: the little circle of kindred spirits in which

They are so unacquainted with man, she daily inoves. Is she a wife? The relation is most endearing, and its duties most

Their lameness--is shocking to me. important. Taken, originally, from man's Society, friendship, and love, heart, she is ever to be his most kind, arlec Divinely bestow'l upon man, tionate and faithful partner. To contribute

Oh, had I the wings of a dove, to his happiness, is always to be her first

How soon would I taste you again! earthly care. It is hers, not merely to amuse his leisure hours, but to be his intelligent com

My sorrows-lihen might assuage, panion, friend, and counsellor; his second In the ways of religion and truth; self; his constant and substantial helper, both Mighi learn from the wisduin of inge, as to the concerns of this life, and as to his And he cheer'd--by the sallies of youth. eternul interests. She is to do him good, all

Religion! what treasure untold, the days of her life. And by so doing, to dwell in his heart. Is she a mother? It is

Resides in that heaveniy word! hers, in no small decree, to form the charac More precious-than silver or gold, ter of the next generation. Constantly with Or all, that this earth can afford. her children, having the chief care of them in But the sound of the church-going bell, their infancy, and early childhood,--the most These valleys, and rocks, never heard ; susceptible, the forming period of life,-to

Ne'er sigld--at the sound of a knill, her, in an important sense, are committed

Or sm I'd, when a sabhath appeard. the character, and the destiny-of individuals, and nations. Many of the most distin

Ye winds, that have made ine your sport, guished, and of the most excellent men, this, Convey to this desolate shore, or any country has produced, were indebted, Some cordial, endearing report, under Gol, chiefly to the exertions of their of a land, I shall visit no more. inothers, during their carly childhood.

My friends, do they now and then send, Thus vic!ved in her domestic relations, woman appears in a highly interesting light.

A wsh, or a thought after me ? So she does, when seen in other stations. O tell me, I yet have a iriend, See her taking an active part in various be Though a friend I am never 10 see. nevolent associations. There, she exerts an Ilow fleet is a glance of the mind! influence in the cause of humanity, and of

Com; ar'd with the speed of its flight, religion, the most powerful, and beneficial. Like an angel of mercy on the wing, she

The tempest itse flags behind, performs her part with promptitude and

And the swift-wingid arrows of light; coinpussion.

When I think of my own native land, 705. THE CONSTANCY OF WOMAX.

In a moment, I seem to be there; Woman! Blest partner of our joys and woes! But, alar! rerollection at hand, Even in the darkest hour of earthly ill,

Soon hurri s me back to despair. Uniarnished yet, thy fond affection glows,

But the sea fowl-is gone to her nesta Throbs with each pulse, and Leats with every The beast is laid down in his lair; thrill!

(still, Even here-is a season of rest, Bright o'er the wasted scene thou hoverest And I--to my cabin repair. Angel of comfort to the sailing soul;

There's mercy--in every place : Undanned by the temsesi, wild and chill,

And mercy-encouraging thought ! That poursi's restless and disastrous roll [howl. Gives even afliction a prace, O'er all that bloomg below, with sad and ho low And reconciles man to his lol.-Couper

When sorro'rende the hear', when fev'rish prin Wrings the hot drops ofanguish from the lipow, Now shield--withi shield, with helmei.--helmet "To soothe the aou', to cool the burning brain, To armor--armor, tance to lanc opon();[cloud, 0! who so welcome and so prompt as ihou ! Host-against host,the shadowy Squadrons drew; The battle's hurried scene, and ingry glow, Tie sounding dirts-in iron tempest few. The dath-enc rcled pllow of di-17285, Victors, and vanglijst'd, j in promiscuous cries, The lonely moments of secluded wo

And lirilling shouts -and diving grains arise : Alike ily care and constancy confess, [legs. With sereaming blood, ihe slipp'ry fieldware dyd. Auke thy prying hand a.id fiarlss friend.lip Am slaughter'd heroes, swell the dreadfil.ide.

BATTLE

707. THE STREAM OF LIFE. Life--bears In park, in city, yea, in rouls and balls,

(wild us on like the stream of a nighty river. Cur Thelm was worm, and borne. Then fold grew boat, at first glides down the narrow channel, with curiosity,-and whispers rose, through the playful murmurings of the little brook, and the wandings of its grassy border. And questions passed about-bow one so erim 'The trees shed their blossoms over our youn;

In coats, hool8, pumps, gloves, trousers, could heads, the flowers, on the brink, seem to oiler | His caput-in a covering

So vile.

[Cusconce themselves to our young hands; we are liap. A change came o'er the nature of my batbeauties around us; but the stream hurries i wore it-and ihen family, and friends py in hope, and we grasp. eagerly, at the Grease-spole appeared-but still in silence, on on, and still our hands are empty.

There was one, Our course in youth, and manhood, is along Glared madly at each other. a wider, and deeper flood, and amid objects Who said —but hold—no matter what was said, more striking, and magnificent. We are ani- A time may come, when l-away-away-mated by the moving picture of enjoyment, Not till the season's ripe, can I reveal and industry, which passes before us; we thoughts that do lie too deep for common mini's, are excited by some short-lived success, or depressed, and made miserable, by some

Til then, the world shall not pluck out the heart equally short-lived disappointment. But our

Of this, my mystery. When I will-I wi!!!energy, and our dependence are both in vain. The lat was NOW--greasy, and old, and tornThe strearn bears us on, and our joys, and But torn-old-greasy--still I wore it on. our griets, are alike, left behind us; we may

A change came o'er the business of this bat. be shipwrecked, but we cannot anchor; our voyage may be hastened, but it cannot be der Women, and men, and children, scowled on me; layed; whether rough or smooth, the river My company was shunned-1 was alone! bastens towards its home, till the roaring of None would associate witla sueh a haithe ocean is in our ears, and the tossing of Friendship iself proved faithless, for a hat. the waves is beneath our keel: and the lands She, that I lovell, with n whese gentle breast lessen from our eyes, and the floods are listed I treasured up my heart, looked cold as death.. up around us, and the earth loses sight of us, and we take our last leave of earth, and of its

Love's fires went out-extinguished--hy a hat. inhabitants; and of our further voyage, there or those, that knew me best, some turned as.de is no witness, but the Infinite and the Eternal. And scudded down dark lanes--one man did place

And do we still take so much anxious His finger on his nose's side, and jeeredthought for future days, when the days which Others, in horrid mockery, laughed outright; have gone by, have so strangely, and uniform-Yea, dogs. deceived by instinci's dubious ray, ly deceived us? Can we still so set our hearts on the creatures of God, when we find

Fixing their swart glare on my raeg: d hat, by sad experience, the Creator only is perma- Mistook me for a beggar--and they barked. nent? Or, shall we not rather lay aside every Thus, women, men, friends, strangers, lover weight, and every sin which doth most easily One thought pervaded all--it was my hat (tlogs, beset us, and think of ourselves, henceforthi, A change-it was the last--came o'er this bar as waytarins persons only, who have no abiding inberitance, but in the hope of a bet- Forlo! at length, the circling months went round ter world, and to whom even that world The period was accomplished and one day would be worse than hopeless, if it were not This tattered, brown, old, grensy coverture, for our Lord Jesus Christ, and the interest we (Time had endeared its vileness) was transferrid have obtained in his mercies.

To the possession of a wandering son708. THE OLD HAT.

Of larael's fated race--and friends once inore I had a hat-it was not all a hat

Greeted my digits, with the wonted squeeze : Part of the brim was gone,-yet still, I wore Once more I went my way-along-alongIt on, and people wondered, as I passed.

And plucked no wondering gaze-the hand of some, turned to gaze-others, just cast an eye,

With its annoying finger-men, and dogs, (scorn And soon withdrew it, as 't were in contempt.

Once nuore grew pointless, jokeless, laughless, But still, my hat, although so fashionless,

growlless: In coinplement extern, had that within,

And last, not least of rescued blessings, lo7e-Surpassing show --iny head continued warm; Love smiled on me agnin, when I assumed Being sheltered from the weather, spite of all A bran new beaver of the Andre mouit: The want (as has been said,) of brim.

And then the laugh was mine for then came out A change came o'er the color of my hat.

The secret of this strangen 83,--twas a BET. That, which was black, grew brown, and then What are riches. empire, pow'r, Den stared

But larger means to gratify the will ? With both their eyes (they stared with one before); The steps on which we tread, to rise and react The wonder now, was twofold--and it seemed Our wish; and that obtain'd, down with slip scal Strange, that things so torn, and old, should still folding

(served their end, Be worn, by one who might--but let that pass: or sceptres, crowns, and thrones: they have I had ny reasons, which might be revealed, And are, like lumber, to be len and scorn'd. Butt for some counter reasons far more strong, Honor and virtue--are the boons we claini; Which tied iny longue to silence. Time passed on. Nought gives a rest to life, when they are fledi Green spring, and flowery summer-autumn Nought else, can fan arighi the holy flame : brown,

And, should they perish, every hope is dead. And frosty winter came,-and went, and came

The man, who buills, and lark wherewith 'opy, And still, through all the seasons of two years, Provides a house--from which to no away.

708. CHARACTER OF Pirt. The secre

709. LOCHIXVAR. Ary-stood alone; modern dexeneracy-had O young Lochinvar is come out of the west, not reached him. Original, and unaccom- Thro'all the wide border, liis steed was the besimodating, the features of luis character-liad the hardihood of antiquity. His auzust inind and save dis good broadsword, he weapon had overawed majesty: and one of his sovereigns le rode all umarmed, and he rode all alone. Inonda, thought royalty--so impaired:n his presence, So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, that he conspired to renove bim, in order to There never was kn.glit, like the young Lochunvar. be relieved from his superiority. No state chicanery, no narrow system of vicious poli- He staid not for bırake, and he slopp'd not for stone, ties, sank him to the vulgar level of the great; He swam the Eske river, where ford iliere was brt overbearing, persuasive, and impractic- But ere he alighied, ai Netherly gate, (none. ane, his object--was England, his ambition The bride had consented, the gallani came lale. was fame. Without dividing, he destroyed For a laggard in love, and a dastard in war, pory; without corrupting, he made a venal Was 10 wed the fair Ellen, of brave Lochinvar. åge unanimous. France -- sank beneath him.

With one

So boldly he enter'd the Netherly Hall, (all, nand, he smote the house of Bourbon, and 'Mong bridesmen, and kinsmen, and brothers and wielded, with the other, the democracy of | Then spoke the bride's father, his handon his sword, England. The sight of his mind-was infi. For the poor craven bridegroom said nevera worth, nite; and his schemes were to aflect, not

"O come ye in peace, here, or come ye in war, England, and the present are only, but Europe, and posterity. Wonderful were the

Or to dance at our briidal, young Lord Lochinvar means, by which these schemes were accom- " I long wood your daughter, my suit you denied; plished, always seasonable, always adequate, Love swells like the Solway, bui eblislibe its i de; the survestions of an understandins, aniAnd now am I come, with this lost love of mine, mated by ardor, and enlightened by prophecy. To tread but one measure, drink one cup of wine.

The ordinary feelin:s, which rendi: lije amiable, and indolent, were unknown to him. There are maidens in Scotland, more lovely by for, No domestic dilliculty, no domestic weakness That would gladly be bride to the young Lochin reached him; but, aloof froin the sordid oc

var." currences of life, and unsullied by its inter- The bride kiss'd the goblet, the kn ght took it up, course, he came occasionally, into our system. The quali'd off the wine, and he threw down the cup to counsel, and to decide. A character so

She lookid down to blush and she look'd up to sigby exalteit, so strenuous, so various, and so authoritative, astonished a corrupt ace; and the

With a smile on her l'p, and a tear in her eye. 'Treasury trembled at the name of Pitt, thro: He took her soft hand, ere her mother could bar; all her classes of venality. Corruption ima ** Now tread we a measure,"said young Lochinvar. gined, indeed, that she had found defects in So stately his form, and so lovely her face, This statesman; and talked much of the ruin that never a ball such a guliard did grace; of his victories; but the history of his country, while her motherdid frei, and lør father did sume, and the calamities of the enerny, refuted her.

Vor were his political abilities-his only and the bridegroom--stood dangling his bounei talents: his cloquence-- was an era-in the

and plume,

(terly far, senate; peculiar. and spontaneous, familiarly And the bride maidens whispered, “ T were berespre sing kinantic sentiments, and instinc- To have matchi'd our lais cousin, with young tive wisdom; not like the torrent of Deinos

Lochinvar." thenes, or the splendid contlauration of Tully, it respinhled sometimes the thunder, and One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear. sometimes the music of the spheres. He did When they reach'd the hall door, and the charger not, like Murray, conduct the understanding stood near through the painful subtlety of arrumenta- So light to the croupe, the fair lady he swung, tion, nor wishe, like Townshend, forever on

So light to the saddle, before her he sprung, the rack of exertion; but, rather, lightened

* She's won, we are gone, over bank. bush, and upon the subject, and reached the point by flashings of the mind, which, like those of his

8c aur,

(young Lochinvar. eye, were felt, but could not be followed.

They'll have swift steeds that follow," quoih Upon the whole, there was something in there was mounting 'mong Græmes of the Nether. this man, that could create, subvert, or re

by clan. fuorm; an understanding, a spirit, and an elo

they ra quenre. to summon mankind to society, or to Fosters, Fenwicks, and Musgraves, they rode aval break the bonis of slavery asunder, and to There was racing, and chasing on Cannobielea, rule the wilderness of free minds with un. But the lost bride of Netherliy ne'cr did they see. bounded anthority -- something that could So daring in love, and so gallant in war, invar! establish, or overwhelm empires, and strike Have you e'er heard of gallant like young Loch a blow in the world, which should resound throughout the universe.-Grattan.

The good merchant wrongs rot the buyer

in number, weight, or measure. These are Rovanil him for the noble deed, just Heaven! the landmarks of all trading, which must not For this one action, guard him and distinguish him, be removed: for such cosenage were worse With smal merries and with great deliverances; than open felony. First, because they rob a Save him from wrong, adversity and shume :

man of his purse, and never bid him stand. Let never-fnding honor flourish round hiin,

Secondly, because highway thieves dery, but

these pretend, justice. Thirdly, as much as And consecrate his name ev'ni to time's end :

lies in their power, they endeavor to make Let him know nothing but good on earth, God accessory to their cosenage, deceiving. And everlasting blessedness lerratter.

by pretending his weights. 38

710, EULOGIUM OX KOSCICSKO.

erly, and independence, was a work of as much kpeech of Gen. W. H. Harrison, the ninth Fresident, in the Cound teully, us danger. But 10 a mind like Kosci. gress of the l'uited States, in the year 1918, on a motion to a inga

usko's, the diffeully, and danger of an enterprise

--served as sinuants to the underlak ng. one public teslimouy of respect for the meuiory of General

The als of those times--give us 10 detailTha Ideus Kosciusko.

ed account of the progress of Kosciusko, in acThe public papers-ave announced an event, complisting his great work, from the period of which is well calculated-to excite the simpathy his return io America. to the adoption oi the new of every American lorom. ROSCIU'SKU. the constitui on of Poland. in 1791. Tusiervab, mariyr of Liberty, is 110 more! We are inform lowever, of appareil inaction, was inosi usefully ed, that he died at Soleure, in France, some time enoployed to illum ne the mental darkness, which in October last.

enveloped his countrymeni. To simulate the ig. In tracing the events of this great man's life. morali' and b golled peasantry with the hope of We find in lum, that consistency of conduci. which future emane palion-10 tencia al proud, bui gal is the more lo be adm red, as ji is so purely to be lant nobility, ihat true glory is only to be found, nel with. He was not at one time, the friend of in the pails and duties of patriotism:-Herpsts the mankind, and at another the instrument or their

most opposed, prejudices--the most stull orn, and oppression; but he preserved, throughout his habis-ihe most invelerates were recone led, die whole carcer, those notle principles, which dissipated, and broken, by the arcendancy of his Unguished him in its commencement, which ift virlues and example. The storm, winch he liad fluenced him at an early period of his life. to foreseen, and for which he had been preparing, lenve his country--and his friends, and, in another at length burst upon Poland. A feeble and unhem sphere. to figlie- or the riglus-on humany popular government - beni lietore 11s fury, and Kose usko was born and educated, in l'oland;

submitted itselí to the Russian yoke of the inva(of a noble, and it is nguished family.) a country, der. But the nation disdained to follow is examwhere the distinctions in socieiy are. perhajs, ple; in their exiremity, every eye was urned on carried 10 grenier lengths, than in any other. His ihe hero who had already tonghi their ballles, the Corator had, however, endowed him with a soul sage, who had en gliened them and the patriot, capable of rs ng above the narrow firejudices who had see the example of personnel suer fices of a caste, and breaking the slinckles. wluch a to necompl sh the emancipation of the people, Vicious educat on had imposed on his mind. Kose usko-was unan inously appointed gener: When he was very young he was informed, by aliss mo oi Poland, with unlimited powers, unj. the voice of Fame, that the standard oi liberis ille enesny should be drives from the country. On had been crecled in dinerica-ihat an insulted his virtue. the nut on rejosed with the utmost coiland oppressed people--had del sin ned to be free, fidence, and it is some consolation to retieci, or persli--in the afferupt. His ardent and gen

arn (st the general depravily oi munknd that emolis mind--ranglii. wird enthusiasm we fioly Two listances. It the same age, lave ocrurred, slame, and forts that inoment he became the dove

Where powers of this kind we're einployer-solered solder of liberty: liis rank in the Amircan ! for the purposes for which they were i ven. I: army--atforiled lion ho oportunity--Teatly 10 is 1101 my intelltioll, sr. 10 folow the lol si clief distinguishi lo mstlt. But he was remarkable-:-troughout the career of victory, which, for a through this service. for all the qualities wlich cons de rable time, crowned beetloris, Ciuded udorn the human character. Itis hero e valor in by his illents, and led by lus valor. Is und seipthe field. could only be equaled-liy his motlera- ' lural, ill-urined in litia-charged, with the thie zioni and affaliliyi is the walks of private lite , veteran Russian and Pruss an; the maled ruiHe was dolized by the soldiers--for his travery: rass ers on the greai Fredere, for the first i me, and beloved and rispected by the officers, for the broke--and Med. betore the lighter, and more apgoodies of his heari, and the great qualities of propriate cavalry oi Poland. Hope tied the his in el

dreasis of the pair ois. Alier a long 1 ghi, the Contributing greatly, by his exertions, to the es. dawn of an apparently glorious day--hiroke upon tabi slunent of the tulependence of Amenea, le Poland. But to the discerning eye of Kose usko, iniglit lave roma ated and shared the bless nige it the liglie which il slied-was or that srhly, and difpuestseil, under the protection of a chief who jorievous appearance, indicating a storm more lover and mored him, and in the loson 01 Urcadia than that, which we had res steel graseul and fictionale people, kose usko bad. i lle prepared to invet it with firmness, but with howtVpr. other veus. Tot know'11. that 011 means entirely inadequate. To the advantages 1: the per od lumeak ng or die land sonned any of numbers of tacties, of discipline, ani inexdistinctio what mowill, or indeed what ought bausuille resources, the combined stespots had seto be done-forlis own country. But in the Rev cured a laci'on--in the heart of Poland. And, if olutonary war, hur drank. deeply, of ile princi• . that country--can Loast of having produced its ples. which produced it. In this conversat ons Washington, it is disgraced also, li gving birth with the hell geni nern of our country, he acquis-10 a secom Arnout. The day alli ngth came red new reww of the viene o governme'll, and which was to decide the fate of a nation and a of the rights of man. He had spen. 100, thal, 10 hero. Heaven, for wise purposes, perin tted that be free, it was only necessary that a malon sliould it should be the last--oi Polish liberiyi 11 was till si au 10 le happy, it was only necessary deeieird, indeed before the battle commenced. that it tal on shouldliin iree. And was in otros. The traitor, Ponski, who coverell, with a detachsible-10 procure thouse blessings for l'oland for ment, the advance of the Polish anny', aliandoned Poland, ilir country of his birth. which had a his pos i on to the enemy, and retrepied. cha mu to all lis efforts to all his services!

Kosciushe-was astonished, but not dismaned. That smlo 11 On--yronned under a com. The disposion of his army would have disse Vicaron o PIB which has scarcely a parallel honor to Hamtal. The succeeding couilct was il story. The move of people were the atject terrible. When the talents of the general-could slaves of the mobilesithe isolles, tornino act ons, to longer direct the m ugled mass of comtatants, werr derivately the instructions, and the victions, the arm of the worror wil lorought to the aid of or her pourroit multious neglelors. By his soldiers, He per orment prodig is oi valor, ingur, corrupt out. Od torre, some of its firest The falder prowess of Ajax in detending the prov 1.6**** hind lee's separated from the repulile. (irrean slipe-wis realized lay the Polish heron anul tlor precopii. Iki Dunirsis, transferred to fore you Nor was lie badly secondeid bij b's troops don'whin wire agit ni wataling for a la vor: - long as his voce coulil gode. orlis ximple fire hl, 170011 III or a second i sinemkerm-it. To The's unlor. they were irtis suble. In this une Frigo ilifante i praplenius dela seul. 10 olan for qual contesta-hospitsko-was long seen, and for sous-iluus eiicunstanced, the blessings of libe i nally-uslm10 their view.

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** Hope-for a season, bade the world--farewell,

712. THE VILLAGE LACKSMITH. And Freedom slirieked as Kosciusko sell."

Under a spreading chesuu: tree, He fell. covered with wounds, but still survived.

The village sinihy stands; A Cossack would have pierced his breast, when The smith, a inighty :nan is he, an officer interposed. * Suffer him to execute his

With large and snewy hands; purpose." said ihe bleeding hero ;-) am the de

And the muscles of his brawny arms, voled soldier of my coury, anii will not survive its Oberries." The name of Kosciusko--struck

Are strong, as iron bands. to the heart of the Tartar, like that of Marius His hair is crisp, and black, and long; upon the Cimbrian warrior. The uplifted weap

Uis face--is like the lan; on-Iropped-from his hand. Kosciusko-was conveyed to the dungeons of

His brow-is wet with honest sweat; Petersburgh; and, to the eternal disgrace of the

He earns-whate er he can, Empress Catharine. she made him the olject of And looks the whole world in the face, her rengeance, when he could no longer be the ob

For he owes not any man. ject of her fears. Her more generous son-Tee stored n ni tol bery. The remainder of his life Week out, week in, from morn till night, bas been spent in virtuous retirement, Whilst in

You can hear his bellows blow; this situat on, in France, an anecdote is related of

You hear hiin swing his heavy sledge, him, which strongly illustrates the command, which his viriues and his services liad obtained

With measured beat and slow, over the minds of his countryinen.

Like a sexion, ringing the old kirk chimes, In the late invasion of France, some Polish re

When the evening sun is low. ginents, in the service of Russia, passed through the village in which he lived. Some pillaging of

And children, coming liome from school, the inhabitants brought Kosciusko from 118 col

Look in at the open door; tage, * When I was a Polish soldier," said he, They love to see a llaming forge, address ng the plunderers, “ the property of the And hear the bellows roar, piaceiul citizen was respected." " And who art thou," said an officer, " who addressest us with

And catch the burning sparks, that fly this tone of authority? “I am Kosciusko."

Like chaff-- from a threshing-floor There was a magic in the word. It ran from

He goes, on Sunday, 10 the church, corps 10 corps, froin heart 10 heart. The march was suspended. They gathered round him, and

And sits among his boys; gazed--wth astonishment, and awe-upon the

He hears the parson-pray and preach, m ghiy ruilt-he presented. “Could it. indeed,

He hears his daughter's voice, be their hero," wliose fue was identified with

Singing--ill the village choir, that of their country

?

A thousand interesting reflecions bursi upon their minds; they remember.

And it makes his heart rejoice. ed his patriotisin, bis devotion to liberty, his iri. It sounds to him, like her mother's voice, umplis. and his glorious full. Their iron hearts

Singing--in Paradise ! were softened, and the rear of sensibility trickled

He needs must think of her once inore, down their weather-beaten faces. We can easily conceive, sir, what would be

How in the grave she lies; the feeling of the hero himself in such a scene. And with his hard--rough hand he wipes His real heart must have heaved with einotion

A tear from out his eyes.
to find himsell once more surrounded by the coin-
panions of his glory; and that he would have Toiling--rejoicing--sorrowing-
been upon the point of saying to them,

Ouward--through lite he goes:
Behold your general, come once more

Each morning--sees some lask begin,
To lead you on to laurel'd victory,

Each evening--sees it close ; To fame, lo freedom."

Something attempteil-something donc, The delusion could have lasted but for a mo

Has earned a night's repose. ment. He was himself, alas! a miserable crp

Thanks, thanks to thee, my worthy friend, ple; and for them! they were no longer the sol.

For the lesson thou hast laught! diers oi liberty, but the instruments of ambition

Thus--at the Banuing forge of Life, and lyramy. Overwhelmeil with grief at the reflection, he would retire to his collage, lo mourn

Our fortunes must be wroughi; arresli over the miseries of his country.

Thus, on its sound ng anvil shaped, Such-was the man), sir, for whose memory I

Each burning deed, and thought. ask from an American congress, a slight tribute of respect. Not sir. to perpeluate his fame, but There's a tear thaitalls when we pari our gratitude. His fame-will last as long as lite From a friend whose.loss we shall mourn; eriy-remains upon the earth; as long as a voia: There's a lear that flows froin the half-brok'm heart, ry-offrs incense upon her altar, the name of hosiusko-will be invokeil. And if, by the com- 'Tis hurd to be parted from those

When we think he inay never relum--oh, never. mon consent of the world. a temple shall be erect. ed to those, who have rendered most service to With whom we forever could dwell, mank :14--if the statue of our great countryman. But bilder, indeed, is the sorrow that flows ever. Washington.-shall occupy the place of the * Most

When, perhaps, we are saying farewell--forWorthy," that oi Kosciusco will be found by his side, and the wreath of laurel--will be entwined | There's a tear that brightes the eye with the palm of rirlur--10 adorn his brow.

Oi the friend, when absence is o'er! Oh grief, beyond all other griefs, when fale There's a lear that now's not for sorrow, but joy, First leaves the young heari-love and desolate When we ineel 10 le parted 110 more-oh, ne ver! In the wide world, without that only nie

Then all that in aliserce we dread For which it lovid--.0 live, or feared--to die; Is past, and forgolte'n our palli Lorn as the hung-up lute, that ne'er haih spoken For sweet is the leur we at such moinents shed, Since the sad day--ils niaster--chord was broken. When we behold the lovil oljretagaish-forever.

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