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Tell. I'd have it at my back. The sun associated with Michael Angelo, Titian, and should shine

the lon array of gewins, which bas lett enough Upon the muk, and not on him that shools 10 awaken the wonder and court the compeI will not shoot and the sun.

tition of all coming time. At shrines, to which Gej. Give him his way. (Surnem paces the young aspirant of all lands makes liis piland gors out)

grimage, and the traveller in the excess of Tell. I should like to see the apple 1 beauty before him confesses the imperfection must liit.

o his own ideal, did the merchant and artist Ges. [Puck; out the smallest one. There, live in friendly union, the profession of the take that.

one ministering to the skill and inspiration of Tell. You ve picked the smallest one. the otti:r, both adding to the sum of human

Gies I know I have. Thy skill will be happiness, and securing the gratitude of pos. The greater, it thou bittest it.

terity for the ele nice and taste theyorizimited Teil. (Sorens'ically.) True-true! I did and bequeaihed The example of these trading not think of that.

republics extended over Europe. The baubaI wonder I did not think of that. A larger one rian, amidst the ruins of the Western Empire, Had given me a chane to save my boy. was tamed into humanity as lie felt its influ. Give me my bow. Let me sce iny quiver. ence, and saw, in his amazement, the resulis Gei. Give him a single arrow. [To an produced by peaceful industry: allendan.)

There has always been an intimate comec [?'ell looks nt il and breaks il.]

tion between religion and commerce. Tho Tel. Let me see my quirer.

It is not relation of priest and merchant has been nain. One arrow in a dozrit, I would use

tained from the remotest times, Where the To shoot withi at a dove, much less, a dove caravan balied, and the camel kuelt to be re. Like that

lieved of his load, and the truder found tempo. Ces Show him the qniver.

rary repo-e, the temple rose, and the servitit S rnem retwns and takes the app'e and the of the aliar sacrificed, and the pilgrim wor

boy to place them. Wule this is duing, Toll shipped. Men congregated, and by gradual cuiceulan arrow under his garment. He processes the stopping place became populous there selects another arroll, and says, and powerful. The associatiou continued in

Tell Istile boy realy. Keep silence. now, che subsequent revolutions of empire, and the For Herrei's sake, and be my witnesses, tie, which bimis worldly interest to spiritual That it his life's in peril froin my hand. power, has ever been most strously manilised "Tis only for the chance of saving it.

in this union. War has bought in his lioplies, For mercy's sake, keep motionless and silent. and the bloodlistained laner has cropedia (I'aimi aud humo's in the directim of the boy. walis sacred to peace. But he has oftener

In a mer! Sarr'in enters with the apple vesecra'ed thiau reverenced, and spois have on the lith's porno

more frequently gone out of the door than Survein The boy is safe.

entered into it. The tread of the soldier on Tell. [Running his arm.] Thank Heaven! the church pavement has not always indicated (Asherrie hisoirm the concented arrow fullsid a holy regard for stole and surplice, and the Gei, IPicking al up! Unequalled archer! sound of his arms has sometimes been in huish why was this concealed i

discordance with the sacring.bell Tell. To kill ther, tyrant, lad I slain my boy. There has never been distrust between

commerce and religion. The quiet loom:ke of 779. COMMERCE, ART, AXD RELIGIOX.-G. R. RUBSELL.

the former, and the dependence of the one on Thx torrent of moribera barbarism, which the other, bave been given and receii cu in swept away the Runan empire, interrupted kindly confidence. They have ke;'l toget er the connection between all the mercantile thronzlo the changing faiths, which boasc pro communities of the west, for such a lenzth of gressively swayed the races of men, and time, that thev were alınost ignorant of the whenever the have separated, it has been existence of each other. The new capital of that one mislit serve as herald tu the other, Constantine preserved the remnants of this and prepare for the joint occupancy or Lord. disurzanization, and became the nucleus, from which, alter a long interval, were extended

780. ONE GOOD TURN DESERVES ANOTHER. the rays that illumined the commercial world,

DIRS. GILMAX. and arvelislit and motiou to civilization, Will WAG sent to see Charley Quirk,

Out of the deep darkness a new power More fuel for his books than his know?c-lge. omerged, amidst the lagoons of the Adriatic, In order to brow a work, und rival cities arose from the foot of the Ap.

Ile had sou zh: for, in vain, over college. penines, and on the sliores of the Amno. Venice, Bnt Charley repiird. “My dear friend, Genoa, Pisa, ani Florence, strove, with alter

You must klo:1, I have sborn and agreed,

My books from m room no to lend uate tortue, for the sovereignty of the Medi.

Bu you may sir br N FIRE, AND READ." terranean, itul as a nple wealth flowed in upou then it was libe ally given for the encourave.

Now i happenel, by chance, on the morrow.

Tit! Quick, iti coli, quivering air, qelit of science and promotion of talent. The

('anno, his neighbor Will's bellows to borrow, marble palaries of mirchant priuces were the

For his own, they were out of repair. hones of paint 15, poetry uil senlpture, and

Burill bil replied, " Vs dear friend, meu, triennis Sest whatever in most

I have mornalistede 101 l'usi know, mamilient in art, were th. ir teruiliur : 131 Timo Hell never sillend welcome guests. Mudici, Doria, Cuutarini, aie Dil Jou SI DY AY M.RR. AND BLOW"




conflict; for if he had friends. low coold he

die of hunger? He has not the bot blood of Hard, hard indeed, was the contest for free. the soldier to maintain him; for his foe, vamdom, and the struggle for independenre. The pire like, has exhausted his veins. golden sun of liberty bad nearly set, in the

Who will hesitate to give his mite, 1:1 aver3 gloom of an eternal night, ere its radiant beams such awful results! Give, then, generously, illumined our western horizon. Had not the and freely. Recullect, that in so viong, you are tutelar saint of Columbia lovered around the exercising one of the most godlike qualities of American camp, and presided over her desti- your nature, and at the same time enjoying one nies, freedom niust have met with an untimely of the greatest luxuries of life. We ought grave. Never, can we sufficiently admire the to thank our Alaker, that he has permitted us wisdom of those statesmen, and the skill and

to exercise, equally with himself, that nobless bravery of those unconquerable veterans, who, of even the Divine attributes, leveroicuce. Go by their unwearied exertious in the cabinet home, and look at your family, smiling in rosy and in the field, achieved for us the glorious health, and then think of the pale, familie evolution. Never, can we duly appreciate pinched cheeks of the poor children of Ireland: the merits of a Washington, who, with but a

and you will give, according to your more, handful of undisciplined yeomanry, triumphed even as a bountiful Providence las given to over a royal army, and prostrateš the lion of you.--not grudgingly, but with an open land: England at the feet of the American Eagle. for the quality of benevolence, like that of His name,-80 terrible to his foes, so welcome mercy, to his friends,-shall live, for ever, upon the

“Is not strained; brightest page of the historian, and be remem

It droppeth like the gentle rain frou lieaven, bered with the warmest emotions of gratitude

Upon the place beneath. It is TWICE blessed:

It blesses him, that gives, and him, that takes." and pleasure, by those, whom he bas contrib. uted to make happy, and by all mankind, when 783. WASHINGTON, A MAN OP GEWIC8.--E. P. WHIPPLE kings, and princes, and nobles, for ages, shall How many times, have we been told, that have sunk into t'ieir merited oblivion. Unlike Washington was not a man of genius, but a them, he needs not the assistance of the sculp- person of ercellent common sense of admirable tor, or the architect. to perpetuate his memory : judgment, of rare virtues! He had 10 genius, he needs no princely dome, no monumental it seems. ( no! genius, we must suppost, is pile, no stately pyramid, whose towering the peculiar and shining attribute of some beight shall pierce the stormy clouds, and orator, whose tougue cau spout patriotic rear its lotty lead to heaven, 10 tell posterity speeches; or some versilier, whose muse can his fame. His deeds, bis worthy deeds, alone

Hail Columbia, but not of the nian, who saphave rendered him immortal! When oblivion ported states on his arm, and carr er eine ica shail have swept away thrones, kingdoms, and in his brain. What is genius! Is it worth principalities-when every vestige of human any thing? Is splendid folly the measure of greatness, and grandeur. and glory, shall have its inspiration? Is wisdom its bnse, and sum mouldered into dust, eternity itself shall catch mit-hat which it recedes fron, or teus the glowing theme, and dwell, with increasing towards? And, by what definition, do you rapture, on his name!

award the name, to the crearor of an epic, and

deny it to the creator of a country? On what 782. THE PAMINE IN IRELAND.-8. 8. PRENTISS.

principle is it to be lavished on him, who sculp THERE lies, upon the other side of the wide tures, in perisbing marble, the image of possible Atlantic, a beautiful island, famous in story, excellence, and withheld from him who built and in song It has given to the world, more up in bimsell, a transcendent character, ime than its share, of genius and of greatness. It structible as the obligations of duty, and beauhas been prolific in statesmen, warriors, and stilul as her rewards? poets. Its brave and generous sons have Indeed, if by the genins of action, you mean fought, successfully, in all battles but its own. will, enligtitened by intelligence, and intelliIn wit and humor, it has no equal; while its gence energized by will.-il force and insiglit harp, like its history, moves to lears, by its be its characteristics, and influence its lesi, sweet but melancholy pathos. In this fair and if great effects suppose a cause propor region, God has seen fit to send the most ter. tionally great, a vital. causative mind, -thieu, rible of all those fearful ministers, who fullil was Washington, mos assuredly, a man of his inscrutible decrees. The carth has failed genius, and one, whom no other American bas to give her increase; the common mother has cqualleri, in the power of working, morally for otten her offspring, and her breast no longer and mentally, on other minds. His genius was affords them their accustomed nourishment of a peculiar kind, the genius of character of Famine, gaunt and ghastly samine, bas seized thought, and the objects of thought, solidified a nation with its strangling grasp: and unhappy and concentrated into active fucuity. He Ireland, in the sad woes of the present, forgets, belongs to thal rare class of mes),-iare as for a moment, the gloomy history of the past. Homers and Miltons, rare as Platus and New.

In battle, in the fulness of his pride and tons,—who have impressed their cha artera strength, little recks the soldier, whether the upou nations, without pampering national bissing bullet sing his sudden requiem, or the Such men bave nature's vind enough, cords of life are severed by the sharp steel. to include all the facts of a people's practical But he, who dies of hunger, wrestles alone, day life, and deep enough, to discern the spiritual after day, with his grim and unrelenting enemy. law's. wbick underlie, animale, and govere Ho has no friends, to cheer luim in the terrible those facts.


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784. NEW ENGLAND AND THE UNION.-3. 8. PRENTISS. ( well as free ; whether popular power may be

Glorious New England! thou art still true trusted, as well as feare'i; in short, whether to thy ancient fame, and worthy of thy ances.

wise, regular, and virtuous self-government is tral bonors. On thy pleasant valleys, rest, like

a vision, for the contemplation of theorists, or sweet de wsot morning, the gentle recollections a truth, established, illustrated, and brought of our early lite; around thy hills, and moun.

into practice in the country of Washington. tains, cling, like gathering mists, the mighty whole circle of the sun. for all the unborn races

For the earth, which we inhabit. and the memories of the revolution; and lar away in the burizon of thy past gleam, like thy own

of mankind we seem to hold in our hands, for bright northern lighis, the awful virtues of our

their weal or woe, the fate of this experiment. Pilgrim sires! But while we devote this day if our example shall prove to be one, not of

If we fail, who sball venture the repetition ! to the remembrance of our native laud, we forget not that in which our bappy lot is cast encouragement, but of terror, not fit to be imi. We exult in the retlection, that though we

tated, but it only to be shunned, where else. count, by thousands, the miles, which separate shall the world look for free models? If this us from our birthplace, still, our country is the great western sun be struck out of the firma

We are no exiles, meeting upon the ment, at what other lountain shall the lamp of banks of a foreign river, to swell its waters liberty hereafter be lighted? Wbat other orb with our homesick tears. Here, floats the same

shall emit a ray to glimmer, even, on the dark baruer, which rustled above our boyish heads,

ness of the world? except that its mighty folds are wider, and its

786. SPECTACLES.-BIROX. glittering stars increased in number

The sons of New England are found in every A CERTAIN artist, (I've forgot his name,) state of the broad republic! In the East, the llad got, for making spectacles, a fame, South, and the unbounded West, their blood

Or “ lielps to Read"-as, (when they first were

sold,) mingles, freely, with every kindred current.

Was writ upon his glaring sign, in gold; We have but changed our chamber in the And, for all uses to be hail from glass, paternal mansion, in all its rooms, we are at His were allowed, by readers, to surpass bome, and all who inhabit it, are our brothers There came a man into his shop one dayTo us, the Union has but one domestic liearth; Are you the spectacle Contriver, pray? iis household gods are all the same. Upon us. Yes, Sir, said he, 1 can, in that affair, then, pecaliarly devolves the duly of feeding | Can you? pray po, then. 'So, at first, be chose

Contrive to please you, if you want a pair. the fires upon ihat kindly hearth; of guarding: To place a Youngisu pair upon his nose ; with pious care, those sacred household And book produced, io see how they would fit: guris.

Asked how he liked 'em!- Like 'em? No: a bit We cannot do with less, than the whole Then, Sir, I fancy, if yo. please to try, Union ; to us. it admits of no division. In the These in my hand will better suit your eye: veius of our children, flows northern and No--but they don't. Well, come, Sir, if you pleaa,

Here is ANOTIIER sort, we'll e'en try there; southern blood: how shall it be separated? who shall put asunder the best attections of the Now, Sir ? --Why now -- I'in not a bit the be:ter

Still, somewhat more, they magnify the letter: beart. 'the noblest instincts of our nature? We No!'here, take these, that mnguify s'ill more; love tie land of our adoption ; so do we that How do they fit !-Like all the rest before. of our birth. Let us ever be true to both; and In short, they tried a whole assortment through, a. ways exert ourselves, in maintaining the But all in vain. for None of 'em would do, unity of our couutry, the integrity of the The Operator, much surprised to find

So odu a case, thought- sure the man is blind: re public. Accursed, then, be the hand, put forth to Why, very good ones, friend, as you may see;

What sort of es es can you have got? said he. loosen the golden cord of union! thrice ac. Yes, I perceive the clearness of the ballcursed, the traitorous lips, which shall propose Pray, let me ask you--l'an yon read at ALL? its severance !

No, you great Blockhead ; if I could, wha: need

Of paying you, for any LIELPS to READ? 795.

And so he left the maker, in a heat,

Resolved to post him, for an arrant CHEAT. The spirit of human liberty, and of free go. vernment, nurtured and grown into strength 757. SOUL'S GLIMPSES OF IMMORTALITY---TAYLOR and beauty, in America, has stretched its The soul, at times, in silence of the night, conrse into the midst of the nations. Like an Has flashes-transient intervals of light; emanation from heaven, it has gone forth, and When things to come, without a shade of doubt, it will not return void. It must change, it is In dread reality, stands fully out. fast changing, the face of the earth. Our great,

Those lucid moments suddenly present our bish duty, is to show. in our own examples, And, through the chasm of celestial light,

Glances of truth, as though the bravens were rent that this spirit, is a spirit of health, as well as

The future breaks upon the started sight, a spirit of power : that its benignity is as great Life's vain pursuits, and time's advancing pace, as its strength; that its efficiency, to secure Appear, with death-bed clearness, face to fice; individual rights, social relations, and moral Aud immortality's expanse sublime, or.ier, is equal to the irresistible force, with in just proportion, to the speck of time! which it prostrates principalities and powers. Shows his dark outline, ere the vision fade!

Whilst death, uprising from the silent hide, The world, at this moment, is regarding us with a willing, but something of a learful ad.

In sírong relief, against the blazing sky,

Appears the shadow, as it passes by ; miration. Its deep and awful anxiety is to And, though o'erwhelming to the dazzled brain, learn, whether free states may be stable, as Those are the moments, wheu the mind is sane.



7SS. OUR MERCILANTS AND SIIIP-MASTERS His anxieties commence with his promotion

Responsibility is upon him. Life, and charao

ter, and fortune, depend on his skill and The commerce of our own country is co- vigilance. He mingles with nien of all nations, extensive with the globe. We are thoroughly gathers information in all climes, maintains a mercantile people. We have vexed questions the maritime repuiation of his country, and of taritland free traile; but, whatever are our shows his modelot naval architecture wherever opinions on them, there can be no one opposed there is sunshine and salt sea. He ha- books, to the just maintenance and protection of what and be reads them. He hears strange lan. involves the interests of manufacturer and mer- guages, and he learns them. His bours of chant, and gives the farmer an inducement to leisure are given to cultivation, and prepare labor beyond necessity. by offering him means him for well-earned ease and respectability in lo dispose of liis surplus.

those halcyon days to come, so earnestly All classes, with us, are connecled with looked for, when he shall hear the roaring commerce, and are, in come way, interested wind and pelting rain about bis rural home. in its welfare. There is gloom over society and shall not feel called upon to watch the when the ship stops too long at the whart, and storm. the prices current manifest depression. Anx. 789. WIAT COMMERCE HAS DONE.-G. R. RUSSELL. iety is not contined to faces on “'change." WHAT bas Commerce done for the world, There are haggard looks among lahoring men that its history should be explored, its philoso wantmg work, and the stillness in the shop of phy illustrated, its claim advanced among the the mechanic, devotes the state of irade. The intiuences which impei civilization. mill wherd groars at half speed; the mule It bas enabled man to avail himself of the works lazily; the crowded warehouse will not peculiarities of climate or position, 10 make admit a mother yard, and the stockholder con lihat division of labor which tends to equalize soles himself for no dividends, by abusing society, to distribute the productions of caith, government. But the ship bas banled into the aud to teach the benefit of kindly dependence. stream, and the sailur heaves cheerily it the Itunites distant branches of the buman family, anchor. The merchant moves briskly, and cultivates the relation between them, euwur. looks as though chancery liad ylways been a ages an interest in each other, and promotes mythical conception. The hard featured bank that brotherly feeling, which is the strongest smiles grimly, as it looseus its stringent gripe, guaranty of permanent friendship. People and the original phrase of “tightness in the ditlerm; in creed, in languare. in dress, in money market" is droppeil for a season. There customs, are brought in contact, to tind how is stiri and bustle in the street; the sound of much there is universal to them all; and to the saw ant lammer is heard arainn; maniprove their condition. by supplying the facturin; stock looks up at the brokers' board, wants of one from the abundance of the other. and the government is not so very bail, after all. The triendly intercourse.created by commerce,

The American merchant is a type of this is slowly, but surely. revolutionizing the earth. rest'ess, adventurons, onward going race and there was a time when men met only on the people. Hu seuds his merchandise a'l over the fieid of battle, and there was but one wamo earth; stocks every market; makes wants lor stranger and enemy. Now, wherever a that he way sopply them; covers the New ship cau float. the various emblems of sove. Zealauder withi sontein cotton woven in reignty iviermingle in barmony, and the sous Northern looms; builts blocks of stores in the of commerce, the wide woda through, in Sandwich Islands ; swaps with the Feejee consulting their own interests, advance the cannibal; sends the whale ship among the cause of humanity and peace. iceberus of the poles, or 10 wander in solitary Tu looking for the mighty influences that seas, till the loz-book iells ibe tedious sameness control the progress of the human race, the of years, and boys becue men; gives the ice vision of man ranges within the scope of his of a witheru winter to the torrid zone, piles own ephemeral existence, and be censures up Fresh Pond ou the banks of the Hoozly, the justice which is steadfastly pursuing its gladdens tie smuy sivamans of the dreanis course thuongli the countless ages

We tura South. ani makes life tolerable in the bungalow îl way bewildered by the calamities, which of an ludian jonule. The lakes of New rusland extinguishi nationality in blood, and give to awake to life by the rivers of the sultry East, the iron band, fetters forged for the patriot and the antipo ies of the earti come in coutart Lot bim who despouds for humanity, and at this “meeting of the waters": The white nourus for faith misplaced, for hope-betraved, canvas of the American slip glances in every for expectations unrealized, look back. Has nook of every ocean Scarcel has the slightest revolution and change done nothing ? is intimatiou come of some obscure, unknow'u there to advance from kingly prerogative, corner of a remote sea. when the capiam is and priestly intolerance; to improvement consulting his charts, in full carcer for the on feudal tenure? The end is not yet. Let terra incoguita."

the downcist be cheered, for the Eternal The American ship master is an able coail. Right watches over all, and it moves onward, jutor of the merchant His as int lli:eut in to overcome in its good time. tra le as in navigation, and comb ves all the Among the great agencies, by whirh the requisites of seaman and comme cial a eut, wis done if God works out the probiem of He serves lois rough apprenticeship in the boy destiny, the importance of Commerce forecastle, and enters the cabin door toond will be acknowledzed, whenever its pbilosoanuy a leru gale, and weary uirlit watedi, i polical bistory sliai be writteu.


790. ALL LABOR EQUALLY LOXORABLE. qualified dares do what he feels he can do

weil. What matters it that a strip of parch

ment attests his prescriptive cluim to scholastic I will inquire, whether the scholar would i honors, and a cuiere caialogue wafis h's name not occasionally consult his own welfare, by to posterity! It be has a veniu: tor making wdopling an active pursuit, in which he miglit shoes, or laying stone wall let him make become distinguished. insteal of clinging to shots.or lay stone wall. Either is as honorable mediocrity in a bishiri-ssion. simply because as filling writs. prescribing doses, or writing he has received a devree from au university. sermons because Suuday is coming. and fears that he might fall from Bralimin to Pariah, and lose case in the descept. There

791. PRESS ox. is an aristocracy ot' letters, and it cannot only Press on! surmount the rocky steens, be borne, batre:arted with reverence, when Ciimb bollly o'er the torren 's arch. its claims are founder op intellectual supe.

lle fails, alone, who feebly crepe,

Ile wins, who dares the hero's inarch riority, or acquisitiou of know.eize surpassing that of ordiuary men. But the pride that

Be thou a hero! le thy migh:

Tramp on eternal snows is ir, caunot read its diploma without the aid of

And, through the ebon walls of night, grammar and dictionary, should not be offend d

llew down a passage unto diy. at the sag:estion that there are other roaris

Press on! if once, and trice, thy feet to Success tba's throurb the Court Room,

Slip back, and sunble, harler try; Hospital, or Divinity School Therr is esteem, From him, Korever dreads to meet respict, veneration, for the profound, conscien. Danger and des h, they're sure to tly. tious lawyer, tile skilful, scieutific physician, To coward rask-, the bulle spee is and the fearless, tulli-teling minister of God.

While, on their breast , W.1o de ver quail, They are "all all honorable mev;" no earthly

Gleams, guari in of chivalrie, position can be hizber, no sphere of usefulness

Brigh: courage, like a coat of mail. more exle isive. But it is another things to

Press on! if Fortune play thee false adopt a profession, merely because it is

To-lay, to-morrow she'll be true;

Whom now she sinks, she now exal's, considered respectable; to be a nuisance in

Taking old gifts, and gran ing new. an uuswept chamber, warnished with dusty The wisdom of the present hour newspapers, and a few doy cared. bilious Makes up for follies, petard gone : bookies solunes, where the gaunt spider holds To weakress, string h succeeds, and power andisturbed possession, no fratricidal hand From frailty sprigs-press on: pie-s on! ejeciing him from his cobweb office, for there Therefore, press on! and reach the goal, is a tacit understandin: between the occu. And gain the prize, and wear the crown: pants, and they practice in company, with

Faint pot! for, to the teachiant soul,

Come wealtii, and honor, and renown, that bond of syinpatiis, which arisi's from

To thinc own relf be true, and keep kin tred employinent; or, to become co partner Thy mind frim sloh, thy hear from soil; with death, as the sulky raitles and squeaks Press on! and thou shalt surely reap on le bi_lway, with barely acquirement A heavenly harvest, for thy coil ! en uch in it to pass for Doctor, reputation dependin; on some happy blunder, in the 792. THE PLOUGH.-=ANONYMOUS course of a series of experiments instituted on Let them sing, who niay, of the bat:le fry, she wround that there is luck in many trials ; And the deeds, that have long since p 18 ; or to drag heavily along, where the spirit is | Let them chan, in praise of the tar, whose days weak and he flesh is unwilling, the six days I would render to these', all the worship you please. task a labor of desperation, reluctantly wo ried

I would honor them, even NOIT throuzh that there may be much endurance But I'd give far more, from my heart's full store, on tbe seventh.

To the cause of the Good Old Plough. The common notion, that a collegiate educa. How pleasant to ine. is the song from the treo, tion is a preparation for a learned profession And the rich and blossoming bough; alone, has spoiled many a good carpenter. Oh! these are the sweets, which the rustie groots, done great injustice to the sledge and anvil, As he follows the liood Old Plougi. and committed fraud on the corn and potatoe Though he follows no hound, yet his day is crownoch field. It turns a cold shoulder to the leather As though antiered beul, in his feet lay dead, aprou, sustaius Rob Roy's opinion of weavers and spinvers, looks superciliously on trade, Full many there be, that we daily see,

Instead of the Good Old Plough. and has an unqualified repugnance for every thing that requires the labor of bands as well who the plougman's lo', in his humble cot,

With a selfish and hollow pride, as head. It keeps up the absurdity. that the

With a scornful look deride. farmer's son should not return to the plough, Yet, I'd rather take, aye, a hearty shake that the young mechanic must not again wieid From his hand. than to wealthiness bow; the hammer, and that four years are lost, For the honest grasp, of that hand's rough clasp, when the graluate finds himself over the

Hatb guided the Good Old Plough. merchant's Letter Book, instead of Black All honor be, then, to these gray old men, Atone's Commen' aries; as though education When, at last, they are bowed wish toil could not be useful out of an allotted line, and Their warfire then orr. why, they barrle no mony would not compensate its possessor, whether and the chaple' een wees, is his silver hairs,

For the, 've conquered the suborn xoil. thesignover bis door proclaims bin shoemaker,

And ne'er ll the vie or's brow, or attorney at law.

Wih akurele crown, to the grate go down, He is wise, who, discovering for what he is Like race vous of the Good Old Plouga.

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