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Galesville Transcript (Newspaper) - August 10, 1860, Galesville, Wisconsin S. S. Devoted IN Vol I. AUG. 10, SELECT The following from an Addison County poet has seldom been equalled in tender Scene of our In memory of Downing who at Lake Aug. 1805. WHS tliv that marked thy fond word went sparkling with In lib beheld his pillow in liia fato would with thy it thy swuot is And tlic with for its with it whim night anil sleep nnd the Deon in thy its purest Iho the soul Mint loved Comes for its when tho simile of thy wave hna in liis has felt his from each brenst that souse lias in thine own nnd mine they minglo from the Quarterly ITow beautiful After the dust nnd lit the broad nnd fiery In the narrow How beautiful is the W. THE Triumph of BY OT N J. thy it after many For a little the pageantry of tho lost its power on the and all the haunts of pleasure were for- He shuddered as he contrasted the elegancies that surrounded him with the destitution he had The straw pallet of age and the ture that memory seemed even yet more vivid than the The ing Mr. Wilton had left the but a blank inclosing two hundred had been by an unknown in that of tho old Years passed and the unearthly pleasure that tho traveler then experienced was gradually The blandishments of pleasure wonted her glittering wave him onward the power of momentary wish have led him to inquire the further fate of the bright phantasms that surrounded him diverted his Death had deprived him of an amiable influence have won him from the sphere of and Ins only early accustomed to the rounds of fashionable thought not of opposing The exalted in her her from that con- the blights of rt gay the purity of her ter remained stainless as the snows of the unapproachable Gentle as the reed of to the impulses of those with her lot but her by high and frequent communion with the memory of her ed escaped habit might otherwise At the age of she an in- valid friend to springs of This at that was a place of fashionable .to a mind like that of Isabel ed themes limitless The buoyancy health was here contrasted with the languor of the hectic of death the laugh of mortality mingled with the taries of listless who strove to dying who sought yeta few more days to those they to Soon after the arrival of she was one day on the com- mon by an old who sat apparently His sightless his palsied and the white locks that were thinly scattered er his pallid all at once riveted her Her heart throbbed with but reverence mingled with as she marked the settled and id expression of his At no great a group of ladies were in- in bursts of at this struck discordantly on her She felt that the presence of un- fortunate age should least involuntarily the unheeded old she was half resolved to address Her natural withheld until she was at length by one of the gay group to partake of some The expression of her countenance at once changed to of. will presenting her old And she then him without accept some of was like the sighing tones of an it touched every chord tho The man received them with a that spoke though youthful who stood reading a newspaper with suddenly turned and fixed his eyes on the with ation and She instinctively re- attend you whenever you i to old man ing on i the arm of the they left the in the thought and a of which she was perhaps arose from the idea of again meeting They met the next morning at the and joined the group mingling in she had and again arid again met. Who mingling of kindred Who shall the in- and delicate sources of that rious passion sweeps like a torrent over the humane Scarcely a word bad passed between the youthful they knew nothing of each other limits of a few the years that bad become to them as a tedious their present was their all of resembled the renovated life of the when it on new winga through summer As unconscious the dangerous of this new sense of en- they met without The blush that dyed the cheek of in the stranger was that of abstract and the light that flashed Upon his eye at her proach was brilliant as the rays of The failing health of whom he daily the forded their only clue even to a passing The deep interest which his appearance in the bosom of bel the of vestal re- she frequently ventured a id inquiry respecting There are a thousand tions too trifling that come with a influence over the feeling like tire imperceptible breeze that stirs the Such the attentions which misfortune in- elicited from the hand of no matter how narrow her of Her her were the discriminating the old if his cane was or a seat knew the ready hand that He evidently and j at Isabel met interesting ger no Three days her ance on her a- A walk was she gladly became one As view of the youth himself ed with Presenting it- a look of L indescribable he age a short he and mania a tone of respect and 1'ength' found more and of Isabel rendered yet more by the ence of the almost to she leaned the arm her whose health was but fell behind her er her eye was ed asylum of the mourner left the faltering was slowly re- turning to the paths in- and already and were for ments in a voice of suppressed cause that me now terminated in the I leave this place Permit even at this moment of to thank you for the interest you have ed iti the of my departed and for the soothing attentions you have paid If the cup of affliction is ever may some gentle spirit as your temper its bright and lovely as er around your Isabel could Her party had now rejoined young stranger uttered a stifled striking into another path t On her the subdued Isabel wag pressed to the bosom of her If anything at that moment could have en her it was his as anxious to leave a that was of The light adieus of were easily ed; early following she was for As her handed her into the he Stripped to speak to an who waa ing at that suddenly clasping his his do said know of no attention was were folded leaned 'the it waa thei arid Isabel ed the there rounding landscape silver light full one who give ine so said the young whose countenance and voice were too miliar too tho trembling I then so whom seven years ago you rescued Mr. T pressed hand have intolerable is We 6ould not relieved Have nq interest in you to tell you what has been the effect of your shall listen to anything said Mr. you er was to a and I was entered at
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