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Alton Weekly Courier (Newspaper) - January 26, 1854, Alton, Illinois EDITOR ft I i D tt i This ladys lecture new ball of the I Alton on Tuesday wasat tended by about sixty of oar asmall THE ALTON BY half in 00 Bates of Advertising For one 12 1 or Bat Each WH 35 One without 1 SO Two 8 00 One without 3 00 Two without 3 00 without 6 00 Six 00 One DO per 8 lines or 6 00 Business per 1 IS 00 double for the must be band ed in iy 4 the day to insure THE ALTOS SAMB SIZE AS THE To Single 00 00 oi in 00 of in 00 aa THE AiTOS A TERY JAPER FOB THE EVERT ALL TOE SEWS OF TEE To single in 00 per Tu Club of 1 73 per in i Clubs of Fif itt 3 per and an One 72 liues or cu subsequent Two months Three months bir 6 00 One year 10 00 1 6 lines or 0 po Business 1 1 10 00 Displayed advertisements double HSf Advertisements for lie must be by Wednesday to secure on Advertisements for DAILY and WEE KIT to be charged SO per additional on Daily A liberal on tbe above will be made to regular 00 30 3 00 S OD 4 00 State Geological A not by those engaged in the has grown oat of the State Geological now in pro We refer to tha among other building of several beds of beautiful marble superior to any rocks of the kind ire have before seen from any part of the valley of the and equaling many of the imported marbles in beauty of colors nnd susceptibility of high Several from different parts the were submitted to onr inspection a few days Among them trie a va suitable for any tion of indoor and ornamental as table is from Southern and will compare favorably with most of tbe imported marbles used for such It most tome varieties of Egyptian Two pieces of black for and depth of color and high are not excelled by any specimens of tho fa mous Irish black marble that have come tin der onr and which is so much used for mantel tops and similar are also from Southern We are not learned in such judging from the spe before we believe our State can furnish as and beautifU rook of this as wo are in tho habit of im porting from at great If our local selfishness was as great as some re present and our democratic principles did not forbid we could almost be to advocate a heavy duty on tbe importation of rocks of this when we have such supply ct them tinder oar feet at capital and labor are brought to bear on these no law will be required to exclude tbe fore gn A light nearly marble from tbe vicinity of appears to be one of the best rocks wo have met for every propose of m and oat door It is very nearly pure carbonate of sub very and admits of a fine No Western rock equal to in every requisite for building has so firas we been placed in any public or private structure in be ex in a building in Chica iho quarries are And that they are contiguous to A beautiful politic from Hardin receives a and appears to be and better withstand the effects of than a similar rock from which has been used to jsome in structure of thie jock is as tbe wrought samples are It can be worked with great ease into any desired A specimen of marble from Pike is one of the most beautiful ornamental rocks we nave met with in the It more nearly resembles tbe Poto mac marble used jn the pillars of the cap ital At than any other It appears to be quite as and takes as fine n polish as the Potomac bat owing part of whom were She commenced by saying she would make no apology for ap as an advocate for Womans Bid they ask ho jr could she lay aside ie re which are propriety and She came to plead the cause of because she is a and no man Her mission to create but to secure rights She drew her right to do so from tbe pompt ings of ber own The she eagle soars as proudly as her and tbe doe roams as freely as her an tiered and must woman alone be fettered did not be lieve God made ber to be and in making known her she should not ask permission of Kew views always meet as for example those of and our She noticed the con the arts and sciences and tbe free dom of opi and speech which now resulting from the principle of equal Every wnite man may and finds no barrier between him and any but want of or But where is wo mans companion Is she free She would like to She hated that word She wanted to substitute human no matter about precedents in this movement every age makes its own ia ber awn worst ene claiming to be satisfied as she She should not do so while right remains to be No woman has rights The daughters of wealth and ease desire come to Joy and God in ac tive it is only while woman is a dependant we can love Laboring women are degrad and all wish to avoid Wealthy wo men cannot be they must dress in the which changes as often as the Girls education ends in almost ell Female where a college education be The highest object which the sex may aspire is and if wben married can support and cup is The that one half the infants is because the education of is sfi much No woman has a right to marry till she can support herself and renin case of Bat how can she For tie Alton Oou FROM at Fete of Sir Jotai rat was or ALTON j for Courier 3 Tie lecturer prefaced his subject with pre liminary remarks respecting j ana f long time felt with regard to f was a clear October and I had fate of the lost He does not turned from an interview with a laved 3 tiff t beea t SM with Hma deem the recent report of the of the northwest as a serious matter of respecting Sir Be that the passage has been rolly accom James has a mg the earth and all most arrives at his cone usions from a very of We can not do the lecturer and his subject without free and the lecturer has kindly submitted his notes for that following sum mary respecting Franklin is interesting I The opt lion generally that there IB an ley circle in the Arctic regions occupy the degrees of and extend the western hemisphere from 75 to 80 north and in the eastern hem from 80 to obliquity of the arcum polar ice circle coinciding with the magnetic i The belief exists that this ice circle is of limited extent and that in con of the fattening of tho to its oblate There Is an open sea to the This from the character of the Arctic currents and the ocean drift woods and other mutters noticed on the northern hores of the eastern shore if onthe of Baffins Bay at To this supposed open sea Sir lin was instructed to find bis way through Lancaster other northern out let of is known of his progress on biu Toyage proves the belief that be made the attempt to fulfil bis If his course would find him on the north the icy while as he made his successful voyage from Point to along the south of the icy was on the i At the last authentic intelligence in ren t on to he bad passed up Victoria Sound to the point since named Cape Frank to the grave colors of the pebbles of which it is made does not present so brilliant an It is very and tho ce ment be Wo hope these rocks may be subjected to the necessary tests and and the re sults laid before the public at early as we Are all interested in the discovery and bringing forward of home suitable f or Architectural ornamental so as to supercede the necessity of sending abroad for at Tbe recent accounts leave no doubt on tbe minds of any that tie emigrants now at and who cannot get up the cxo suffering to nnd tho large numbers oi them have arrived there since the tion of tbe Ohio And livers teas and inve no means to carry them The last accounts represent them moved unto tbe woods around where they have to many ana nnd in a state of Actual of them die from unless BOOB Wa it our tion is Tery and whatever is therefor do this when she gets bat one third as much as for performing the same When driven want she takes the which has destroyed more lives than war asd and at last sells herself as a prostitute to procure bread for her Society requires that girls mast stay at and if they desire an education they must work nights and Sundays to get the and when they must get and vow to and in order tote Then there is no ten hoar system of if she belongs to the laboring she most work all her waking care for the children through the and if she wants money beg every dollar and get it or as husband Says one my husband lets me do as I According to wo man is a nonentity in and man acts for her tooth in law and say the some women ore and rule the She pitied that man who be ruled by a woman under her pres ent If woman goes from home sue must have a man or boy of ten years to protect protect her from what The wild beasts have from man None but arc allowed to go unpro and men take the liberty to insult Woman this by rais ing a public opinion against Miss said if she bad a male and wished to make him uncomfortable in every sense of the she would place him in the position occupied by Woman cant correct these evils because tho law is in her In her next lecture on Thursday night will exhibit her legal She iskd no one to endorse ber but for them a candid advocates Womans doni wish the men to rock the they want their social and political They mint the right to They do not claim equality in although they might dp If for lignt ani expediency cannot Woman will take the places from which men at the prices they and gam by They have done so in the printing and it is admitted they beat the She alluded to who studied anatomy with of in order to become a and is in 10 the front rank of her profes sion to alias LILT who furnished the prize picture to the Amer ican Art and supports ier and her husband do ing the marketing and errands to who has practiced medicine in the city of Boston nineteen to LUCY who picked asd gathered get money to buy ber an and worked her way through college and to vanon ladies who have distinguished them She acknowledged that home was the true sphere of bat when she bag energy and shall they bo is the cause of humanity Oppression nay tread it to the but it will be like the it will take forth and sustain itself had crossed the Louis on the bad come to Alton IDA lumber and bad been turned and down tha rail road and bad passed through various to advocate at and if they would yield Ber the would vote for B railroad from hereto i Here be spent the winter of and was apparently in the most favorable position to prosecute northern voyage on the occur rence of an open posi of the British afterwards was reluctantly compelled to tu n in consequence of the lateness of tbe when the open sea and the pled indications of the vicinity of animal invited him towards the locality was so distant from the track of nothing is to toe quiet of my lonely little Hastily throwing my self in a chair that looked towards my I my thoughts the of the enchanting the scenery spread mellowed by tha beauty of the harvest and made doubly beauti ful by the rare flow of I was It was indeed a lovely in the very depths of Indian Ibis pala light of the garish moon threw a soft radiance over the and all tho scenery around was soft and subdued the low and mingled bum of distant voices enchanting beyond Twinkling and winking in the faint stars rolled singing on their and save the low and solemn rustling of the withered incessantly fall ing hka sad memories on all else Wrd and all bad sought a blest awed into by the holy beauty of this lovely con serious to an I at with tha veneration of nn holy fair prospect spread around and at times the many pleasing of the breathing out of love and tho flitted over tha waters of the noiseless and emotionless as tho ghost of the hills over the silence of I was alike in the blest memories of the faded in the bright realities of the passing present and in the rich a whose golden dawn portended long and cloud to be inferred from bis failure to find any evidence of bis pretence Perry was to much impressed with the favorable prosect in af ter his return to bo obtained per mission again to revisit tbe and he is now busy in prosecuting his researches in that It tbe opinion of Arctic navigators that the ire circle or of which we have to dislocations or so that at times it suddenly in places and tbo opportunity of to the north as well as the escape of Tbe direction of tba drift appears to be always Tbe Tbe carcass of tbe mam baring besnstraaded by northern The current in Baffins Bay is also from tbe and while Do Horer was drifted south currents appear to have been the same in an earlier when the North American Continent was the float ing icebergs carried the rocky masses along tbe shoal places leaving deep nnd permanent marks and to the ty of The phenomena of the Antartic ire similar to the as regards the lence of I have seen no evidence of a current towards the and floating bergs in that Tbe ice circle is probably more In one tbe Antartic coincides with the The most southern latitude reached bv navigators is not the The most southern Island that has been discovered was covered with which proves that it is the resort of and sea that wonld afford food for as in tbe northern latitude reached bv Perry Tbe southern magnetic pole has been an proximately located Try near tin Terra Adeline nf south latitude TO 155 Its distance from the as nearly coincides with the north magnetic any evidences of the tion of temperature ia extreme southern lati would according be considered as due to depression at the But I will venture to express a doubt nf the sufficiency of and I must even presume to propose another od of explaining j It is possible after all earth is not that it flattened at Boss Bor was bornm of the first Princess born in Virginia since t rw f c ia called the astronomic pole cr axis I that such as will bo met by many apparently insuperable that the earth is certain determined and this has been math True but the demonstration does not determine either the form or the magnitude of the The demonstration is as true if earth has the form of as a solid introduced a theory with regard to the law of of radiation of numerous by reference to the satellites and illustrations upon the black This portion of the lecture was nec expressed astronomical from their required some knowledge of the and the closest attention to We cannot do jus tice to this portion of the without publishing it which we havo not or to Be arrives at the final from weighing all the scientific light shed upon the that the earth is a hollow We of the lecture if these propositions be we cannot but suppose that there is a habitable region within our earth abundantly lighted by refracted and detracted and qualified by prominent and physical causes so as to constitute a fie place for of red wood and a p fori Lolled a quiet by the events of the im mediately preceding all the passions of the soul either by bope or and the blest harmony of their soothing lullaby the cadenced voice of but an hour bade them lenp like the ranks of to the thrilling note of piercing fife and deeply rolling Suddenly I was aroused from my reverie by the sound of I was a ways a passionate lover of and now as I listened io the sweet strains of some lovers mellowed by distance and the unspeakable of I felt my very soul thrill a exulting chorus to its melted sym aweet to hear At on tho Mae and moonlit The Bong and oar of the sweep bnc after all that may be said of time and it is mood alone that makes External it is serves in no small measure to aid the appreciative but it is the state of the freedom of our thoughts from the thrall of and tho joyous hilarity of that lends to musia the spoil of to tho dull oar is the grandest strain to which the toe fantas tic ever and a very mockery to the astute whoso holy thoughts would tend to holy No wonder those simple strains harmony possessed for me a a very spell of Blithe as the morning my spirits soared joyously up amid tho stars beyond the clouds and through the many colored dome of and my very like the stones and trees to Orpheus golden rose at the adjuration of that breathing singing wandered forth to meet They are the of some lov said Some who knows all the Of a lute and dgh in magical and I took my and strolled glad to escape the solitude and now burdensome si lence of my for at first I did not my steps approached that quarter of the village whence the music and now curiosity fast hastening me to the But suddenly my as well as received a on emerging from the deep shade of an orna mental I beheld a young closely in a dark and apparently a guitar in front of the door from one hour joyous and door I to tbe more congenial se curity of the dim heart grew sick my love of Music and are these the inspiring strains to which I bad so intently in which 1 had become so Mime harsh discord grating from the rusty doors of that might wafted by tbe noxious over the black waters of was it the potent that drew mo hither It was too and poetry and pas sion fled at once affrighted from my all save adire and dread that flash es across my like the baleful flames of athwart the the infernal Iby to naught Save of thy diet oi and with an eye like that of watch ing tho calm slumbers of I gloat ed almost ferociously upon the Suddenly a light form floated from the the HESHT on killed It was a love i IMPORT im sperm oil an to for the and in showing assist Distress of these and desirable place of Within this we think it t hat Sir may be James has spent over 30 years ID in this Ha has arrived at soine novel but which he cer tainly well facts end a seemingly reasonable He his by quotations from Eit and other noted It not lor us to dispute such foots and Tho lecture was not as folly attended as it hearing and because ral it waa listened and much satisfaction by all Dalton of tion of ivory in Sheffield J of tilled for that portico that fronted the and a white as of the threw over the fence a That form the same ere yon moon had wrapped with ibis nights bad nestled in my my fond That band the same one returned the pressure of my and flung to me warm kisses when we parted But see tbe min strel grasps the and presses it with deep devotion to his No word ha no verbal thanks he but drawing one deep and making low he j Aha my quick eye saw it well aslip of ho raised the Sowers to bis fell the f Ye gods I was consummate impudence youd believe An nu was practising With reflections these I tried to as t resumed my homeward way and I tried ib bnl lowering in v of hells dread might have beea less mind in which after snch hardly all I bora a nearer to to anything In all been traced I well known A token of heart can Of holy lore Hits fountain deep i j s doubt is succeeded by the daylight of al most shrieked fs it for this that I nave lived and loved iVave cherished a pas through long and dreary hugging it to my at it has pierced me with venom false this Baal is more than endure written on thy and the dread spell of Upharsin divides ns At length I grew and was able to reflect more coherently upon what I had seen I as I doom inevitably would be as plainly ai though mv mortal thi recording angel stamp the page of my exis tence with the seal of fate and I myself coolly and calmly ehw the Innocence and purity at once become darkened with o perjury and then and there my mental to never again ti beboK the object of my former now of pity and until I should receive tbe proo of her wet with the tears of sor rnw and A doubt of her criminal ity never crossed Like one overwhelm ed in on ocean of I felt a singular calmness come over and I thought deceitful thought that i was the sunlight of an approving conscious ness of having narrowly escaped tbe toils of Casting my vaguely around my they fell upon my banging in silence from its accustomed and I then thought me of a promise 1 hac made to net many hours to come and serenade her this very with a new song of my own Vain promise thought but circumstances alter is the catch penny plea of many more sacred promises than 1 Will serenade my own and with the gentle of I will teach it to forget I took the in strument from the and played and with great those expressive lines of Byron to Tom Moore t And to those who whatever shys above me Heres a heart for every fate I j I never could fathom the but these lines have ever appeared to me among tbe most beautiful that ever claimed a in hours of perturbed or dissatisfied they have been to me as oil upon the troubled face of I was but now I was with my own pleased with tbe burden of tbe and pleased with hour of my as a probable epoch perchance tho Hegira of trouble and What a fine misanthrope I would said I as I revolved in my mind the ninny causes of dislike my own I could conjure and in order to adduce the whole motley not only recalling the of the present plundering the sepulchre of the What a fine misan thrope I would I and chuckled with delight at the And a misanthrope I will I hating and despising and I will build mo a lonely and I will adorn it with and I mil haunt it with strange noises that tbe sons of men may four to enter its and to look upon its ascetic owner as er confirmed whose creed is whose pattern is the devil And that incarnation of treach ery nnd her shallow shall never darken my door to cast an upon tbe sunlighted brow of With such reflections I retired to am not sooner or later than was its the grey morning and with it a change came over the spirit of my With its first break my eyes fell upon a pic avalanches of the Alps bad fallen in all their upon could say but in that told yesterday that you would come at night and sing me that new which you said you had I tbat and placing it in that slip of which you jour came soon masked as a and as your presented yon tbe Oh if I have nnd Iv ill pray to be Speak I implore you why are you so silent Silent I assuredly was every word of this speech bad added of and tbe whole burden of shame and if any there rested upon I could not The mighty incubus had smothered until I find no ance for my thoughts I at length you hive been terribly deceived cruelly Ob jealousy jealousy come with me and will toll to cool re just beginning to darken with the twi light was mure congenial to my dis turbed nnd more conducive to a speedy restoration of I saw that ehe had been duped that she had given the boquet to some adventurous serenader of the mistaking him fur and though I did not like to acknowledge the poof compliment paid to my yet I was glad tu even in the this proof of her Bat tion mast be and there and wth the little peeping one by nnd the grey October moon ris ing above tbe tbe tss of recon love was and in of we two feeling better and happier than Such is the effect of a and its extern i yii least I thought so rny t ture of hanging over my in tbe exact where for years it bad and I fancied 1 could recognise a look of meek resignation and and a rebuking In fact it was the ideal visage ol those who suffer and are as gazed upon I felt a pang of and a strange sorrow stole over cold as tbe contact uf some dreaded it was not the sorrow that springs from repentance With the first hour of the new my resolve of the previous evening hail half All day long I was and wandering like one haunted with tbe ghost of a murdered nnd mine in a sadder for I was left to tho alternative of sacrificing honor to knew not what to I could not Iran tbe gauntlet a file ot to tho like a straw upon the oceans 1 felt myself adri ft upon a sea of Evening my resolution was com said in extenuation oE the crime of breaking Do not Ijok the samo by and I inwardly thanked the God of for so good a proof that resolutions may sometimes be with Having thus ly cut the last cable of my illtimed I repaired to see fully girded to tbe task of extorting mj and anticipating a happy I met her in the and assuming a which my at the did not I thrust the containing the token into ber yon know that 1 Good Heavens cried ished at my What can be tbe Is it not tho paper which I gave you list with the boquet iThe paper you gave me I da not mock Tell who was the youth to whom you gave that and to whom you intended to give this treacherous paper A token ofu all the heart can J with sarcastic And is the way you repay I pledging the love a I once fondly called my to a and hooded of and serenades J misinterpreting tbe that suffused ber into a telltale brash of very face as a mirror ot your cried either mod Calm I fiercely lam as the ocean in its waveless bat whose swell may Oh Paul her hands in for Heavens what can be the matter Hero is some dreadful she in a delicate I have yon for a I felt aa if the combined n Ben Fisher bad finished his harvesting Aod be by tbe One foot cm the lai and one ba At be called to bis good There were stains of wamas dost of tbe field ha his Bat a twinkle of in bis eye As be looked at bis stock EO give ma dear you are tired I fear have too much Toa must rest and pi k up a I we go fd bate to be taking fit yon nnd fat sheep and fat With a wife at my elbow as poor as a And care wrinkles shading her afford I our crops aint the Sat weve labored together to things together well nt ir take a The orchard is bare but old is And Lily and Fan are a Your butter and cant bo beat hi the So tip to the Youve neer a and Cleveland is Neer seen the billowy rode in a or been in a throng So Kits this short journey well take And ne If we find thota that snit as we And earner up with our act For tho loves and the duties of T have sometimes I plodded along For mont s oer tbe same weary that a fellow who bad a Oho could nowhere be Jut when Ive been called my for awhile And seen haw tbe rest get vo come back to my toil with a al heart And theres no place like was my I wooder that moth is dont wholly Who cares tat walk in tbe same of for yean to rest dout wander grow their feelings grow and or toil labor Makes Kate looked up with a smile and said Ben we v be fatUr oxen than Hones swifter on and cowa finer by But theres one thing I claim that Z know be beat In tbe whole Yankee Nation Id I for a kingdom Thats my gado Kato Prize Talel JJ 1 J Hi f THE HERO OF KENTUCKY 1 i f 7 BT HATTJE OP t The next moment her hea was fluttering like a bird against biS ait and her its clustering wealthy jetty rested lovingly upon his shoulde At that moment a white and fleecy clou passed over the pale face of the young moon Was tt an of coming grief to young as they thus stood forgetful o the world and its dark catalogue of crimes in sweet anS blessed Di the te angel over the right shoulder veil hi radiant brow and fold his loving the watcher over the left recorded it as th days crowning in his dark ledger Ah cruel and unrelenting why dos thon ever crush the opening buds of first spring its blossoming Hay with th wand of cypress with his bis mysterious belef in shuddered a the moon emerged from the cloud but h crushed the misgiving and gave it no utter whose yonng April heart had as ye known no permanent looked up from us smiling her an with all the sanguine enthusiasm o youth We w 11 be I shall g and talk to my end write a note of dismissal to and if m parents why Ill torn from them t A SPUNKY A person named Edward Jones recent ly advertised his wife Surah through tbe col of the Stanford Advocate ne a de pay no debts Tu public Mrs serter from bis bed and and stated that bo in com of her Ti Jones bus made n in which Jones catches particular Not with merely she cur ries the into her spouse most Her reply is as f my Edward has advertised that I have left hie bed nnd and that he pay no debts of my this is to inform tbe public that the aforesaid Jones has nor board for to hu having been living expense of my and under the pre tenco of procuring money to pay bin way to he borrowed a of my and with that lying advertisement against me nnd even nf ho took all the and borrowed every cent in my mothers nnd left tbe Fur tbe past three months he has been kept from naked ness and starvation by the exertion of myself and bo squandered in dissipation ill the money bii inborn laziness wonld al low him to The scamp need not havo advertised he would not pay debts of my for tbe well knows that he would not even piv bis He is a lying scoundrel not con tent with living a tbe expense of ray rela and borrowing their ba pub nn His bed and boar indeed If left to his bed nnd board wonld be nothing bnt a and I should not be much surprised if the bed be dies on were made of with cross beam SABAH But one opinion can be funnel from A pe rusal of the above specimen of and that that Sarah is a brick of the first degree of TOH A MEETING OF THE 1 STATE At a State Convention of of a law prohibiting the of and traf fic in Alcoholic drinks as a held in the nf Chicago on the seventh and days of for the purpose of organizing a State Maine Law Alliance it resolution of Slate Maine Law Alliance then made the of the President of tbe Alliance to call a meeting of the in the event that the Legislature of the be convened into extra That event having oc notice is hereby ine of the Illinois Mime Law State Alliance will be held in tbe city on the day of Feb at 10 oclock of that The friends of tho prohibitory law are invi tad to and aid in furthering the pur pose of he Alliance to rid the state of tbe curse of President of the Maine Law 1 Tbe press throughout tbe state are request ed to copy the foregoing AGENT SECT TO It is stated thata Government Agent has been sent to to purchase books to elucidate the California land claim now before tha Supreme in which titles of property upward time Surgeon the been charged with tba of on iis and a toa to watch the And again she buried her glowin with loves on bis Simon lis tened to her with a sad yet fond H was not so sanguine as He knew mor of human pride am he doubted not bnt at the men tion of her intention of breaking tbe engage ment with her parents becom violent and ho fc from a certai yieldingness of d peculiar to Mary that she wonld be unable to allay the domes tic and be borne lik an unresisting th migh therefore be prayed ber to be firmin tho to look well ti her own interests She him nnc she believed that she would be able to exe cute that promise that she would not allon them to overpersuade or induce her t commit an act involving ber future peace am parked with mutual ossu ranees of love and nnd eyes with and she pro tested that she knew they a a truant troubled tn of As the shades Of nigh nere rapidly stealing it became ry that Simon should accompany Mary home But tell she as she bung fond ly and trustingly on bis how did you at last receive that letter Ah he is a short sto ry and soon Poor little Will who is indeed a ol Old became by divers little cunning for which be is ascertained tbe o this and purloined it for Poor child said with a deep in which was no he bad no idea of the trouble ho was else be long since have confessed bis and she turned ber si shaded in Us full upon adding Ah I shudder now at the na it naes before Upon whit a dreadful abyes I without a friendly or a helping hand but now tbe clouds break and I stand free nnd happy in the clear sunlight of and tbe little band which rested upon bis arm happy picture beautiful dost thou appear m this weary wilderness of existence What a isle in the sea of life The rose of tbe star of the the Beauty and art oh siblo of Love Simon parted from Mary at tbe of her fathers She looked anxiously af ter teara were welling up to her and rolled silently down her cheeks and ell in her She looked at one as she moved like a weird spirit along starlit looke i up to that tind nd and ehe tides of her young of noiseless the and unobserved to ier Closing the after ehe ull soul in a deep and beautiful to co whom no cry is made in Ob God she Thou searcher of all me onely Orphaned in turn to nnd myself upon Thy h by the memory of the prayer of who wept alono in tbe I pray that bou wilt remove this and gite me fortitude to in earnestness of not n y but thine be She roso from her and resolved to Upon the f ly she was surprised to find it She passed on to her mothers but was met m tbo entry by poor Will who addressed her with much Miss forgive and oh I beg that youll pity my poor old mo and not have from her as Thompson My poor said do not fear I will take good care that my mother shall not suspect your share in But tell whore have my larents gone The houso seems but they went ont about Mary slipped a into the boys and hastened as if to avoid tearing his thanks bnt bis hearty Got pronounced in tbe rich brogue of bis native t fell upon ber ear and her heart There is a high and lof 7 which to tbe cbo len of pride and satisfaction in the la lor of well and as rare as it is swelled Marys warm Slowed t with affection for all wild and children ofi By all the poor Irish many miles around she was loved and And what perhaps tave to her sympathy keener was Jio that Kenton on his of Irish that and of so peculiar to the that r as ui of mothers te Bought her no for but was the with ier silver and the holy stars like watchers from tb far blue steeps of who poet to the poets was some thing more to ber than s tbe nigh She marveled an influences eo and W o could tempt the souls of in thine unsuspecting and tbon art little suited to the dark an with and tbon art destined t travel Hours wore when Mary heard the ol clock with its lond tbe boor o She she knew not why a passed and agai a passed over tbe won brow of tb A rich im mediately under the whispered Ma She and tbo scarlet glow tha her cheek and brow proclaimed hi is it Simon and in with a light be passed throng the and she was clasped to his bo For a moment they were lost to every thing save tbe consciousness of each At length Simon asked if she bad spoken to her He seemed very much snr prised when she told him her mother bai gone and bad not returned when sh sought ber room bnt she reassured him tba would not consent to the I know not bnt I do strangely dread the result o Bitter an Fearful gather darkly at my heart and I cannot expel You do not fear me Simon She ed with a look of tender i fear that yon may b over persuaded She did not allow him to finish tbe sen but throwing back her Sowing mic night she drew him to the window i the full and with pas earnestness I Ts be witching time of night arid now as with bared temples and i straining ape on the faroff heights of here with deep silence all around I solemn ell you that I am rail upon the listening stars and tbe view ess spirits of tbe air to record my As the beautiful girl pronounced higl and heroic with her large blackeye cds and her rich raven hair thrown in careless from her and the with sheding a soft glory over her form ind she seemed to Simon Kenton th realization of the ancient Shi lid not turn to but her eyes fixet tbe as if expecting to read an to trace hei vow upon that star writ Kenton passed bis arm her waist ind pressed bis lips to her was lold as Ho drew her gently from the The night dew is heavy your curls your brow is Come your beautiful vow has been and were as guilty as I feel tba would be bound tome as irrevocably as bound to that fiend after ber aw ul oath in tbe pledged in n bowl of burning and echoed by tbe blue lips of the Our vows will be kept in spue of all the panera of earthly or unearthly darkness let us nevermore or epeafe of lie smiled fondly upon but she ari wered not bis smile or endearing bpt at like one in a wild and ston This and frightened He besought cr to speak to to explain what it was lat hod so overcome she with wildness in her and when I repeated that ow heard you nothing save echo of our voices gentle but why ask ou tbn I I I am sure I heard a Tango as though it crept from tbe arches of tbo answer never nnd she her face in her Her lover soothed her with words of fond and when be parted from ber le wa Tbe night was fur advanced ere Marv night that rat ber tired franc so A wild and startling dreams her and when she rose the bright like a ball of was ringing in tho and her heirt bent quick rid The were not astir when le tapped gently at her chamber oor Hearing no ahe paused far a as if to rally her when she her fathers voice bid her Gird ng herself up with she opened IB door and IE the presence of ber bad not risen nnd as she ont over their pillow ind Kissed of hem her father looked into her love y and paid her some pretty dding n lovely wife to I will not be the ary stammered for her had egan to fill AnT why tilk this way ber other for her suspicion was aroused It is oo lata now to Never to to secure my hap mess and redeem myself from a hated Mary in a determined as if forbidding contradiction you are her father And if I theao forced made me God knows 1 ould a thousand times rather wear the acket of tho than tba satin robe nd orange wreath that shall proclaim me the William Pretty talk for my her ather as bo from tbe bed you have solemnly pledged yourself him on this night that was in a moment keen hat feeling has impulse of my nature les out against tbe Then nothing bnt disgrace can be tbe and I repent me of the day that I we birth to such a her mother ith a tone of the Her seeing Marys as you ill 1 bad rather died than lived to witness is I am world nows it and I when yon g provided for MM would have a comfortable home never lei mo see grew a TS r a may call it shall your happiness ment that makes you deprive yon of a father bat if him who you during the hours of helpless will bnt prove the old there such thing as true shall rejoice m that one cbi d to play tie Jf r Not my father bnt Tm IP wo and have to impulse of my to that impulse be a 1 not for But com plain v Trigs of my heart against Here is my place it jf m and I wtU in all my o and as Ota poor it i grow cold and young have the of ara dead let J most be allowed w write my write to this nnd have done You yourself a tree and noble girl by submitting to my views m this and believe me you will be the happier by You will SsA your husband a who will a low you every No more of my father waif tbe chain is and expect submission from the Slavs V She turned away and sought her Therein an abandonment of she flung herself the floor and wept in keen Bnt grief wDl not break it sorely ami wears the bnt the not Death wonld have by aa ransoming strong effort she dried hr tears and checked tbe stifling and prepared to cold letter bnt when ber feelings vent in abe mold not check the torrent of passionate emotion that up from the Tbe tain of andall its rich and hidden wealth rushed coined into that with its deep and womanly must not be read by It is sacred to the Over the sanctity of veil of silence and secrecy After Mary ana directed the ehe gave it to the little Irish and bade him deliver it safely into tbn hands Poor girl she felt that her co happiness was forever dissolved and she turned from that dream with and high and heroic courage tbat of old to gird on the and walk to the strengthened an to walk with submission her liberties were to be Womans sacrifice lifes altar moat ever be and poor Mary bat swelled the monro ul litany of heart she they were alarmed at tbe fearful change in her She was and and tbe preparations with a vacant and from tho scenes ied her worn lived he joys and pleasures of the Sha watched with anxiety tho rapid of the and liko a huge lall of be glowed upon the verge of tba Western her heart sank and died within her desolate The messenger brought ho word from and Mary conjectured that he felt con tempt for her seeming vacil ation and with tat unerring fondness of her she re to believe that in imputation of her troth wonld be a solace to She grieved ot so much for herself as for aad to ave spared him a she would ladly have welcomed tbe rock and th Sbe calm emotionless whilst they arrayed her for the Very looked that young brow beneath the of the hearts eep wrinkles were yet written upon its pure Her dark eyes seemed laded with a sadness which lent an addi charm to their wild and dreamy bc dress of neb for laces were not ion in fell heavy folds around or yielding When the was tbe declared she ras tho loveliest they ever beheld To gracious poor Miry returned yet lovely hour of enrt execution drew Marys courage egan to quail She looked out the ind n over n dim foreshadowing of an presaging no fastened its dark her As she looked ont pan tho and watched carriage after carriage as roiled up the swarded ave not tbe not the wild bnt tbe loneliness of heart told her that ope within ber Bosom now was the bridegroom came ahc drew ber up to her full hesitated but and without a placed er hand within that of her future attired in tbe most elegant e her with the ready not to observe the of her Amid tbe bright faces and gay smiles o stood like lifeless sta The crimson flashed not ber or and ber impassioned eye seemed to huve lost ita ild and she moved amtd ie sharing not in their wiles and de The ceremony was wbo nd tba same band that poured tbe ting water upon her infant ame voice welcomed her into the fold tho now united ber in tho bond an unloving Sbe made and her cold eyes wandered not im the ministers faca daring the that brief Why was it that the ministers voice violently when God j Why did tha tear glisten eye be tbe curls and j Vas that by aoma dim i read bgr dA inanimate beautiful even tell mera plainly than words sad hearts u r Teach was in and moved amid and Teach was 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