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Experiment, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1842, Norwalk, Ohio L. HATCH J. THE OK HOSTILITY II THE Or VOL. 30. HURON MARCH 1842. WHOLE NO. 342. TIIK C. iif the free to Shake of death form a snake U with polluted her heart his head And malice hit ae futility Awake or eNe your country treason ill the hallowed liberty her altar rears u mighty rate And fill n with better far that should That earth and lime her Than freedom's corpse Tiles be laid a w ihe fall of And deeds to Oil w ho shall w ard the When aimed at cheek And there Ai lixt to hand would rear the funeral And his to If such there mark him llu Cod with loves willi fiends lo And strike Anil line the dull bear ASP And shall a. hell who can calculate the Of a deed to future it for thU the fathers The ocean in the nf crime T it for this the tore Her burn from her yearning him the sword father And hade him in his name depart ed these few but touching was expressive of the sadness tled upon bis il had nothing of the lightness and cheerfulness of but it. tones were soft and like the accents of one who has long been acquainted with that is a carelessly said the buys me many more than 1 know uhat to 1 don't lead half of for 1 don't like what do you do with I cd the I look at the if have and then throw them aside times I tear them just for i you think it wrong and wicked lo do mildly asked the There I was a look of mingled astonishment and in- on the face uf the spoiled which plainly told he was not j ed to such he or rather j dare you ask me Mich an question you poverty-stricken fellow One would think that hump on your and that lame leg would teach you better At this course and unfeeling the deformed seemed ready to sink to the His face grew deadly his breast and limbs as if they would no longer support For one in- stant he glanced an angry look at the but the insult was too keen to awaken any feelings save those of spite of the tears started to his and he ivas forced to turn away to conceal With a tortured spirit and trembling he left bis unfeeling and sought his It was a low and humble one containing the necessaries of and barely a shelter from ihe ing of the pitiless was il to the stricken who now sought its a haven of and a sanctuary of for there he was ever greeted by the look of and gladdened bv Hie music lone of and the gloom that had gathered over his the of hope and happiness would spring up in his and blossom beneath the genial influence of a mother's approving That mother was a and he her only According to the peculiar of maternal was more ishly bestowed upon her in consequence of bis but there were many er reasons to render him unutterably dear to her She had once seen heller and happier had dwell amid ihe com- forts of had been blessed uith the love of a kind and noble had the mother of many ro- lovely whose presence filled her home with and her soul with one by one these blessings had been Liken a reverses and sui rounded her with the chill atmosphere and rudo storms of Then the spoiler and the chosen of her beloved partner of her to I Then one I inter another of her beautiful band was Oft in the stilly snatched away by the same relentless it for this the mighty Hod Cheered on the and weary Whine bloody feet the mountain lingers clasped the icy When heard the trumpet And frozen beat wild and When 'round The of the dying Oh from Vernon's A of warning the it over Warren's And peaN the pilgrim strand Trout hill In hill the And the hind speak till ILL Tilt LAS IT TIIK GlIE Uy all the deeds of lly a nation IJy all the fields of won Amid the dreadful storm of liy smile and llv sweet and Itv power and virtue's the unto death Oh eye embraces Nor in the Whom communed with face to face In bright Who lipped the And the in the an in the days nf And ibe of the And hast heard the And wined the mother's Thv hue for hast much to share Has turned lo us a willing Then float in And the The shall liberty lo life fire slumbers chains I feel the Of Ihe THE 11Y C. i i Thu shadows of twilight were creeping j cied lie bound her to over the streets of a large Amid the mourned her losses and almost busy throng that crowded one of the but the bitterness of grief had at pal two little going in length passed and her heart now until slm was left with no hope and no solace but her delicate and deformed who was then to her what the oasis is lo the the one green and fertile spot in a wide waste of Then lie be- came the link that united her spirit to the holy and sole and She had and as if by mutual in front of a to admiringly upon the fine prints and elegantly bound volumes that decorated the lighted There contrast in the appearance of the two one was about ten years of tall and with the hue of health on liis and the light of happiness in his His was for its general expression was harsh and lie was richly and the ed if not upon its last and only She now had but one ly and that was to see her poor boy For this she would have made any or endured any for so all absorbing was her she would lingly and cheerfully have periled her The heart-stricken child reached his There were the bare the uncovered the dying the scanty and all the cheerless accompaniments of hut to compensate foi the rate care evidently bestowed upon his wholo want of every other was such a from his curled locks to his neatly j smile of love as might light the face of an covered proclaimed him the petted and such words of greeting is might of His though i welcome a repentant spirit to in reality one or two years was much The with the quick eve of in but for the mature j discovered that something unusual had of his might have her and the kiss that been thought considerably It was easy to seu by his scant and humble that he was the child uf His face was and its every feature lighted ed on his pale forehead was fonder than and as she drew him towards and folded him lo her there was such a derness in her that the poor boy's with intelligence beyond his but j heart was But it was a his body was delicate and and he gleam of shooting athwart was incurably a One glance upon his like a flitting sunbeam on a stormy his high pale where premature care for soon the remembrance of the seemed already and one look into the j bitter words he had came hack to depths of his eloquent which early darken every and burying his face in with the light of lofty was j his mother's bosom to hide the tears that cient to assure the that the of his misfortune was a weight that ed heavily upon the boy's and a cloud darkened the beautiful spring time of 'tis He seemed a fitting subject for the sympathy of every as he stood there gating so earnestly and wistfully at treasures which it was evident he could not hope to said the larger in- the thoughts of and at the same at his coarse at- you wish your father was rich c- to huv you some of those b would he I would like to What right has such a maimed and ble wretch in this perfect and beautiful world 1 Even now I am looked at with and spoken to with If I live to grow up to nobody will love me. Some will and some hut all will dread my and shudder at my what has life for and voice was low and emn as if burdened with intensity of son kneel this moment End ask for- of thy Father in Heaven for the wrong thou hast this night Thou hast have no replied the despised the great and glorious gifts winch and even the sound of his as he he has granted thou hast counted as naught the priceless attributes of the mind and sighed for the perishing beauties of the j Thou hast said is there in life for me my there is Look round upon the visible I you not an eye lo admire ils a I heart to feel its and a mind lo com- prehend its magnificence Go with at away to the pleasant places of nature and listen to her perpetual hymn of Have you not an ear to drink in his and a voice to join in the universal I Never my dear ask what is there j in life for Thou art gifted with mind j and understanding far beyond thy I I turn then to the fount of and tain that which will make ihee forget i i thy and value the body only for i i the imperishable gem il Seek the 1 aid of ami she will arm thy spirit with strength to bear ihe ills of Use well the noble gifts thai God has given and pile thy ihe glance of pily and the lone of scorn shall be changed into the i look of approval and the word of j Thu mother spoke with the serious of a priestess uttering a solemn I and the hoy listened with an j as intense as if life bung on every By degrees tears his brow be- came calm and bis eye beamed with the ly light of When the winch though so lofty in its had j been perfectly comprehended by the mature mind of the was his face was with a lofty kissing the speaker he dear 1 am 1 i will live to follow thy to honor thy name and to comfort thy Forget that I ever complained and 1 give a which 1 pray God to help me lo thai I never more will murmur at my nevei more pain thy heart with useless re- but seek to follow glorious path you have night marked And the child as he was in kepi his promise willi a resolute firmness that would have done honor to after that memorable evening was he heard to niter one complaining er at least in presence of bis did his brow wear the or his eye the shadow of lie went forth among his companions wrapped in an armor of defied all malice and turned away all This change in his ings was productive of the most beneficial and happy Day by day he began to acquire a strength of constitution and tion of character which could never have been his if despondency had continued lo exercise its blighting influence over his young and tender His fond mother marked the change willi delighted and when ai by the aid of a small legacy left her by a distant and her own industry and she was bled to gratify the dearest wish of her that of giving her boy a classical she fell herself blest indeed beyond her most sanguine Her son passed his collegiate term willi honor to himself and his and left the institution with ihe admiration and re- spect of all who his He chose the profession of the though I for a time he had to struggle with many dis- advantages and be never ed of obtaining the meed he and useful station in The excellent counsels of the mother guided the man as they had governed the and led him with unerring lite position he de- Gifted with a mind of the highest and a heart filled with noble anil ous it is not sm prising thai he al length emerged from obscurity darkened his earlier Those who had known him in his needy and i dieted and who only looked upon watched his progress with a doubtful eye and wondered at his ambitions But those who looked deeper into the inner world of mind and marked its J lofty its noble aims and untiring i deemed that success would crown his and believed lint the smiles of the adulation of and the un- I fading laurels of fame would be his well l t Many years after first the deformed and the chance companion of his j boyhood stood together again in n different 1 scene and under far different j One of these two was arraigned at the bar of justice for ihe fearful crime of the other was there as counsel for the i Need we say which was the The evil which had so early j Tested themselves in one of the children had n with his growth and strengthened with his until they had gained com- i plete mastory over his lii they bad led him into many a situation of shame and and in they had brought him before charged with a deed of the Fiom some circumstances connected with j the transaction it was fair lo suppose thai the j prisoner was innocent of the actual crime of but his unfortunate disposition I against as he was known as a man of an i able it was generally thought that he j in one of his fits of when lie seemed capable of any committed the dreadful The public voice was loud against and many hearts had ready To the young lawyer this was a case of i peculiar It was of more moment i any he had ever He had always considered punishment by death a tragedy that should seldom or never be and he was now placed in a situation where his might have some influence to pre- vent it. He felt that the guilty in the eyes of did not merit the severest penally of the Added to prisoner was one who had been indirect means of his own and he felt towards him a sentiment of gratitude which would have prompted had there been no other to use every i strain every and to toil with almost energy in bis The last day of the trial had dreds of people curious or interested in the result assembled to witness the The prisoner had in as we have been the favorite of bet ere he grew to the smiles of the less dame were and he who had been the expectation of a proud in- was compelled to go forth and seek by his own The changes which followed this of mingling with those whom falling off one by one of his Summer to embitter n sition naturally loo and goaded his haughty spirit almost to Tim ed bitterness of temper had driven away the few remaining friends whom adversity had not and in his trying be was and by j all save two connected to hint by the nearest ties of these two were powerful pleaders in his They weic his young wife and aged The former nas a pretty and interesting young with her pale cheek mid sunken a tale of the mental agony she had lately The hitter seemed a fine subject for a as she stood with her brow and her dim uplifted to as if she sought there the only consolation that could he found for grief so poignant as Her mind nerved with heroic fortitude to bear the for her manner was dignified and but despite ail the resolution she could call to her her heart would send some signs 10 the face to speak more than words of its intensity of The muscles of her mouth would of- ten twitch her brow contract like one in and a large tear would er every few moments and roll unheeded and down her furrowed an eye in that vast assembly looked tearfully upon that picture of and many n that bad before condemned the now heal with an ardent wish for bis During the previous day of the nial the testimony had and the assembled multitude awaited now with deep interest the summing up of After a few pre- ilia prisoner's advocate His appearance was interesting in the ex- and all eyes were instantly upon lie had in one respect his early and there was now save his lameness to detract fiom his personal lie was dressed ill a plain suit of the deepest which ed a fine contrast lo the pale and almost His ever kable for its intellectual was now dered strikingly elegant by its lofty and He seemed deeply ble of important consequences attached to bis and his manner was and He looked calmly around the expectant audience and then began in a serious and subdued who sheddeth man's bv man shall his Mood be He then ed until the last lingering sound of his strangely musical voice had died and amid the thrilling silence that he resumed in a louder words of holy writ are unmistakable in their im- they tell up plainly as words can tell that a murderer should not go but these very words impose upon us a emn obligation to look well and wisely ere we perform the fearful act of punishing by Life is a glorious is a spark of portion of Should we not tremble to quench the taper lighted by an Almighty hand I Even when we upon one whom we are told has stained his soul with the blood of a hi should we not ponder deeply and consider wisely ere we condemn Ihe He stands fore erect in the pride and glory of hood bis brow lifted to his form fashioned in the likeness of his divine J and his mind a portion of in- j It is hard to a being ihus created would forget his lofty and j degrade himself below the brutes that Jl is hard to think a being thus ed and thus blessed would turn from his high j destiny lo do a deed which humanity j tiers in And yet Ihe prisoner at the bar is charged with such a if there is a doubt of his should we not admit that and if there is a hope of his should we not turn lo that hope and let its light lead us lo mercy lie proceeded lo comment upon that portion of lite evidence which favored the belief of the prisoner's He made good use of and placed every circumstance in the best possible He came ai length to speak of the relatives of the the with the sweet and trusting love of with her dependence for her hopes of her every thought and dream and wish centered to the one dear object whom ihe had chosen as her He the pleasant the cheerful the happy wife listening with smiling face for the sound of approaching foot He described ihe change that would over this if be who stood at the bar justice pleading for mercy should be con- i The desolation of destruction of her every the and ruin of her every The desolate the darkened the ceaseless and all the gloomy of He called attention to the aged and then his own soul re- to thu same emotions that thrilled the hearts of his Oh how ingly and feelingly did he the holy love of a for her son Her suffering in giving him her lender and untiring care his helpless her unwearied watches by his in the hours of her holy leaching in his of her constant prayers for bis happi- ness and her ceaseless affection through rey Then he asked if such ers and love were all in pite their beloved ob- jerl sink to eternal and gray hairs of that aged mother go down in shame anil to the And then bu conjured those who beard by every generous feeling of their by every blessing they held by every hallowed lie thai bound them to wife and to from minds all belief of ihe When that thrilling speech was there was one deep drawn breath from the multitude who had been so long almost as and then there a a mult and thunder of applause which shook the stately building to its Long continued and oft repealed was that of and the speaker hailed it as an omen of The irial went the prosecuting attorney made his II spoke ably and but he spake to ears that him to hearts thai hail already decided against The was favorable to thu prisoner and the jury retired timid faces bright with the hopes of an A few moments of pense and then the men upon lips hung the fiat of life or returned with a verdict of guilty The shout of applause that pealed from dispersing crowd told how satisfactorily thai decision was The prisoner was pressed in the arms oi his delighted and then thu mother and the young wife and lliu dered acquitted and willi lears called down blessings on Hie brad ol him who bad himself so nobly in their It were haid lo say who was happiest of that ed so unexpectedly from a cell and the of an ignominious tives lifted so suddenly from depth uf shame and sorrow to the pinnacle of hope and advocate whose be- heart exulted in the reflection of the good deed it bad That evening ihe and her son com- together again in li was no longer a lowly and cheerless and spacious and with all the comforts and elegancies of As foi the words may not k to describe nor thought endeavor to imagine the and gratitude that revelled in her it to say her griefs were all her years of care and her countless toils and tumbles all more than recompensed by her newly And her her glorious rious despite the doubtful promise of his i had not his ambitious dreams and lofty aspirations that dantly gratified 1 Ailer many moments indulgence of a loo deep for the spake I I my that thu glance of pity and the tone of scum would be ed to the look of approval and the word Has not ihu experience of this day 1 told thee 'll dear thee I owe this for thee and thy I should now have been a miserable despised by society and detested by my ow n excellent teachings have me what 1 am and to my eternal gratitude is my rot to me but lo thy ther in Heaven be all Let my dear and pray for a ling spirit to hear this excess of do you ask for said lo a modest young Miss in one of our is a superb are a little are you nol 1 said all the young men tell me she dropping her eyes anil O- came straight Sharp Knaugh solicitor who waj remarkable for the length and ness of his once told a that if she did nol immediately settle a matter in dis- he would file a against said is no sity your for 1 am sure it is sharp enough said a snuff taking old you think snuff hurts the replied with brains never take Cincinnati you think I'd have a shoemaker or La I'd rather live and die jn old maid marry a or remember well ihe evening that Miss Sally Snipes made the above indignant We then hoarded with her her in an eastern Mrs. the mother of in her was lately cursed with a large share of good and very little good She had but one in her which is explained by what the mass folks call She indulged one idea lo an extent thai it soon left her minus ti The poor man died of a broken hem leaving Mrs. Snipes and an only ter to cultivate their favorite of as besl suited ning in question was cold the six in all were gathered around the stove in con- and as Miss Sally honored the group with her love and ny contributed to ihe chit chat of the None of ottr company happened lo be a or but there was one very excellent young man a man it was and not out that he entertained a sly and and affectionate in the welfare of Miss but the moment the quoted above it was very dent thai a change came over the of his the same time a spruce young of mind but ample im- whose whereabouts of means for making a no one could paid intuition lo Miss and on her with great pomposity er she was pleased to Four years afterwards we spent a few day's in a and having occasion lo. look after a we went to place knocked at a old door in a back which the hogs had to as a pleasant re- door was when lo and be- hold who stood before us as a very tion willi disheveled hair and tattered It was Miss Sally that but now Mrs. Filz wife of the into a broken down gambler and abandoned The words quoted the head of this flashed upon our Since whenever we hear a young lady speak disrespectfully of or talk about their for a rich or think of unfortunate One what an effect it produces One rest upon itself is but a eternity is its THE RUSSIAN The following is extracted fiom a delivered a tew evenings in In Mr. late Minister Il pictures to ihe the character of tlm Of them there is no less than for- ty twenty of whom belong to the Emperor a human being we cannot in undressed the wool turned that which should be a resembling u loose no and a cape lapped over by a of rope 01 other as a belt round His neck and heard matted and course banging down and covering his He wears a bell shaped cap of woolen stuff trimmed with dirty and shoes either pieces of hard wood scooped or a kind of sock of peeled pliable has hung at his hack a short axe or and his exterior is altogether soiled or dirty and A man thus and suddenly appearing in oui or in any the would awaken at once alarm and as some escaped wanderer front ihe of a lunacy or In the moral and menial qualities of the Russian ate gled traits of good and He is a mild and but imbecile and To the profoundest and vilest he unites a Chinese and an reverential faith in mas of bis He crosses himself at every flash of lightning and faces death under a priestly promise of He without ihe most frightful of physical exposure and He is content with a block of wood or stone foi a a plank for his couch and black bread and onions for his single daily Like our Western he yields at every opportunity to of intoxicating In ihe presence of he falls prostrate in iho safety or kindness in the most disgusting ding the rigor of his be is utterly un- conscious there exists a happier er region of the he loves his country willi enthusiastic and unbounded and when fighting his battles abroad he is almost willing victim to the in the dent belief that after but before ho takes his final flight to he is suffered to revisit for three his native the new Comptroller is told in the Albany feel at home here said a friend to Major on meeting him at Comptroller's at all cd the left money but we find none Fine Turkey carpets and elegant but no Some people have consciences so tender that they make no use of them
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