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The Blairsville Press (Newspaper) - February 19, 1869, Blairsville, Pennsylvania VOLUME III. LAIRSVTLLE, PA., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1869. NUMBER 7, FEIDAY, SM-cct, INDIAN V VA. TVC "te." .JVC -A. I'l-c-i'i-iftov. T L II M b: KO31> DY ju'tu'-1 MI Lite-it Nuticc, at tUi. lulluwiug A.'Jl'.i-'a J A LMJc'ra -Noting, iMiU, 2 jli Ki-h .ub j I' Ovo- '.O'.f I'ub ot JT..U-MOII. I'-rU i.il pu.i'r. b W 1 il Sjl'i.-" lllM A'ono in tho Jrimry, street, With my tort, old drasi ami b.iro cold feat, All i! iy I'vu wandered to and 1'ro, Hungry uinf sbmning, .ind isttwhero to gn Ilia melitis coining on in anddren', And [lit1 chill iik-el beating uprin 1113 bare hem Oh why duos the n ind blow upon mo fo will Is it bemuse I'm nubody's child Just uvcr ibi' way (hero's a of light, A'id ivirtnth unit beauty and nil things brigli'; Beautiful cbildrtn in robes fofuir Aitctrolhng s-nga in rupture there. 1 wnmU'r it they in tneir tihsKUii gleo Would u poor liltlifh-jrgir lil.u mi-, V iloni'in the N nkcd 'ind sintering, nulhing tu rat. Oh rrh'it "h'tll T do tho night LOIUCS down In itf teirihlu tilackiivts orar the town? M.ull i IH.V me iluwn 'iii-oib ihu isugry KKV, 0 i the to d hard pas i-im-at -tunw to uiu? W hvn tti" bi.uitiful chiklieu thiir L ve Ami in d up AT.VCI.V A tb.u II I.I. I" HUM-M.U. IH 3f F.iat Uu.rc the 1.110- i.l "l f.v Or l-i "f tli.1 W M.-. V" UCTl'EI'M ElVl'ASIPMEJ.T, Ti'O. Xti'i, ]t ni'i tn't -i nl tb.rl liiiin-a-n'- "1 Jl I'- I r l" I'' l> V ,-.....i' M .'i.-si: I I. L TN yir" ni.Mif 1 ....ib u >1 1! 1' I w.'i'li v IT n n lin ,1 I Ij 'I" A. i t NI _ i. v M t-'i-i. M n'.k. X... p. l ''n' >rl-r I'ur IIM T II .it u., I'oimr .''I JM IV j. ib I .-U "'I. "'J'l- i-.11. n ML in llic i'v "r 7 A 3> J t: A s r. .u -v A a i Xo HI mother cvci upnn too irailed; is it, I wondti I'm nobody 'd child! No f.xthor.Tjo cr.otbiT, mrmfrttr not cmi> lu ull nurut mr j u'cu tfto hu c run i Hinder too near thcui; tin wanHri. H to tctt JK'W OHM} one KhrL'iKi from a beggar like u< P i 'iv n di I .at times w bon 1 lie U up m the UB- -ure I si all thui bo x V child. How Mr. uiauagtd "Man1- cirk ).s iioin sun to sun, but uoiu.ui'h js> never quouil Kotli. blio bad just her MIJIK Ioi Uit' ilay, mint, TV'ua tldit'd, .ml i-lic lit sing up her sewing, un-ju Mr. Kfitb ujiM-t a vinegar boLUe .1.111 u. in the kitciiL'ii cup- boni'il, rtiiii inuring a knifi; wluch 11..-) 1'l'l.h.ci. tl.O UUK'. JMl'ti. ivtuii t ciiii4iu-lji.il In1 1 iilfa ol u liltlc l-Oli Oi (JU.t 1. iilij WVULOtl to fat't UIHC- j-. !i) uitiii ufeain. .Mi. Kuit.i lollowecl men s do when they are out of returned to the kich- on. The fire was out and the room de- cidedly smoky. "I'll go do u to the cellar and bring up some said he. And he started briskly down stairs. On- the second step he put'hisioot through a rip in his dress skirt, stumbled and fell u> the bot- tom of the cellar, smashing a basket ot and knocking over a shelf loaded with pans ot milk. "Deuce take said he, scrambling to his leet and sciatching his head. "How do women manage with these infernal long dresses? 1 -shall break my neck with this yet The lire made ".gain, Mr. Keith be- thought ell of dinner. I.e lo >kud at the time piece it wai one o'clock. Almost time for dinner! Yr'hat would he have for dinner? He had heard his wife say that a rice pudding was easily made he would have rice pudding, boiled potatoes and broiled steak. lie filled abasia with rices stined in a little sugar, dropped in an egg, and set the vei.-el in the en. Ths potatoc'M he in soap suds, that they might ceitainly be clean, and put them in the teakettle becsnt-e they would boil quicker. The steak was frizzing in the frying paw; he was pioceediug to set the table, when the beil ntng. He caught the pan IJ K H T I L TU Z, I V i, I tt'lio? "I'll! i: Lu.i v.h i lus rifittnl I'l- lll.l l- pi-'-jV H I flCI.J- f o[ .i'l Ii e tl'C in u' i- .n.ibii l.-inis. th- j i. 'ur'" -p, 'ik 'or I'M >1 i Al-n i .u >rarni-s ol ,nl I' c in I... I i I. -liu-i. -i no Siri-i ictio'i ii1.iy birji til. ir n LT in i D i'i't t t lit j.1 co .1 i Ji V: ill ut V..rKu J. il Sll'. Vi. I I' I'.' K-< I 'M ofli: VJi. (v I U., PliOlJUt'Iw ol Kl "ir, ti. ur, W ,jl, 1'ur.N, Uutf, A.I IT 31. l-lii.1 ".I. i-TlAC'I'I- i ii i .1.....i! en I i.l In dii'iv I'l. I' 1' S 1' O R K J. K. Ko. 5R Si. Ci-iir bii-ui i. i'. it. ntu.r. Tlu UM ir M -i I ,b'- I MI" u .1- in. ".M ilk i II c'jruur ,1 tin; iJ'ini'Hl, 111.in lib P.I.. r-tili''.I .'i'i n lunn-iiLil l HI; j.iiiii-. i- IK, fu .ir '.miuoibilf tlu- v.itb il In "pern i.-u( trail rut. .r'ln !i i TC i1-1' i.ibl i r.i1.' I'H-J rrt'Hii r.tia -In 1 I" the limi'-t1. m 13 y t I Mr. A.-C. iff h ,ilv: ivn m lia'iil thi1 M.'.-.ct.1 u gf'il.oiJu Iruit trcus lo'ulnuii'l m CLu Tt trf all wlio uiny4 Iji 1 1 w it'll would be a little more c.rclul, lUiiiy you do not realize how 1'iaiiy little tUmyB i hm'e to sco to." "liiiu.pn haul Mr. Keith, sitting ring, down in M. ol 1'iWihly ironed clulhin, "1 would complaiu of ,iu h ii inllo that, ill didn't know i i-liotiid think ull the women wtrc in And Mill would be correct, Henry. on u t the lauitwBl Mary! Why, I could do all oi jojr weak and three times us much mori1, iind all through by teu 0 Uork." "Could iou, indeed V" I'D hu hiue, U .sou would only give me the ol Jt.'1 "You Miati hMve wild Mrs, Keith, "1 wanted Iv ur, .unit biiMiti. 1 will'do so now, ami may Kt-t-p J shall have to "An it i couldn't cook! You do noihing 01 the kind, Alary, i hhtill ln.o a princu, ituu you will see how uico i will ivuep evi-rytliing. You will unrdly Know the house when you re- lurii. "i dare remarked Mrs. Keith, whi'ii e.iu i yoV" lo-moirow, 11 like." "Ami m? }ou sum can "buie! wliai) u look his gitvy her. "Vuu "hall ;.ilri. Ki'illi laughed a httlo to herself, v, uuii hfi hti-ibiuul li'tt her tu the ucpfjl, .iiiil tinned hu btupa homew.utl to ckai iUu lueakiiirst Ihiiiyt., and piepiuo liiimer. tihi; oiuy wifchuil that she i-uutd be llioi'o tiiid f-ee him manage. "j.et mu Keith, en- Unm? tni1 Uiii'heii. "I'll the ill! h.'i and I'll put on one ol'-Ma- i V uioMj.i-U) mo j n> l.ii-iehfd it aiouuil his waist with a piii, rolled up hia'sieeves and looked a'out him. 1 lie me w a-) out, but aiUT UUK a liouble he blieefeiled in re-Kiml- luiu it, ami tht'ii bfgaa tho dihlies. Jlo IOOK them lo the sink, pliigyud up the cp it, aad piu them to soak-m 11 pail ol co.d v, alir. Ihi-Df, said he to iiimsill. jMiw lor someiliinj; to wipu t i.iem on. I'll take tho KUilu-i-lolh. j c-iiicii u luss as women do makw about Why, -1 enuld wash all the 1 dishi'd in Ihc neighboihootl in hall n d.iy. rl hN stew pan smHlrf ol' 'J womli-r wJial't> miutcr with it? I There, tome my luind! i Ihei'e il o'u It) thai Chum saari'i1, I dt-iui. take it! there was, iiOMimt; I liillo, theu-'h Dili1 plate gone lo bmash Oh, IheicgoeH the cieam pitcher! And i ttcppcd into the potato dish that I oa'he dry and that's gnu'.1 from the lire to keep it from burn- ing, and made haste to the front door. Then he lemembered it would not be jufat the thing to go to the door with a frying pan in his hand, so he deposited it on the parlor sota, and answered the Mis Mutlge was on the dteps, dressed in her best. stammtsrcd Mr. Keith, "mywifoifa absent and I am the Bridget." Mrs. Mudge sailed into the parlor, which was darkened to exclude thestin, without stopping to look at her .seat, bank into the trying pan on the sofa. cried Mr. Keith, "you've done it now." Mrs. M. sprang up, the grease dripping from her rich silk on the carpet. Her face grew daik. She was tempted to nay something cutting, but managed to control bowed haughtily, and left the house. Keith returned to the kitchen a little crestlallen, for Mrs Mudge was a lady before whom he desired to appear par- ticularly woll. There was a-tremendous crackling in the oven. Tu thought of the puduiu and looked in. The burnt rice had hop- ped all over the b.ihin had melted apart, and the pudding1 was not done. He shut tho door upju the ruins in disgust, and looked lifter his potatoes only to Jind them boiluii to a perleel jelly. And just as he had made the discovery there was a sharp peal at tin door bell. "Creation! there s tha abominable door bell again. I folks at home. I'll look the dooji, and cut all the bell aftei lo-diy." At the door he found Mr. and Mrs Fidget and theirchildren. "My dear Mr. Keith! how do yoi cried Mrs. Fidget. "We were ii town, and thought we'd just stop int dinner. here's Mrs. Keith "Who's gone said Keith, rur fullv wondering what he should feei them on. "Walk in, do; I'm house- keeper lo day." "Yea, so I should judge. Bui of course you make a one. 1 rei icmber jou used to be -freduontly tolling Mrs. Keith and how very easy house- keeping must be. It iiiusl biS mere play to you. Don'l put, out, I beg." "rut mysell out, indeed cried Keith, retreating lo Uie kitchen. "Good gra- cious, what shall I do? 'I'd given, hun- dred dollars if Mary only Here. Where shall I He drew out the table and set il with- out any cloth then took oil' the plates, aud put on the very one he had wiiied tho dishes on. The task" complole'd, he put on some more toes, and sume more .wteakj burned his steak to a cinder; took ofl' his poUitoctf when he did his meat, and put thotu all on table. There was a loaf of baker's bread in the cupboard he paraded that, and then called his guests to dinner. A quizzical smile spread over Mrs. Fidget's face at of the repast. Keith was in cold perspiration. "Ma, my plate's all greasy, and soV my knife; I can't eat OH dirty cried little Johnny Fidget. "And my fork .b wet all over witl vater that's dropping oil' the tabk jloth, and my taker ain't half 'ii'd little Sud Fidget. A slight noise in the kitchen drew tin ittentiouof Mr. Keith. "Jupitjr! cried he, "if Mrs. O'Flagh- ly's dog ain't making Oit' with n.y teak He jumped from the table and starte- n hot pursuit. The dog made the fit; Keith's unaccustomed attire wa -ud drawback, and he made but Ka.i lead way. Him he yelled to the crov d the pursuit. "I'll givi Imeu dollars for his hide." Mrs. O'Flagherty herself appeared on ae scene, with a skillet of hot water. him if jou she crie> '11 break the bones of every mothei on. of yees. Stand from fominst, or rue the day." Keith took a step forward stepped on lis skirt ami pitched head first into a vine cellar, where half a dozen men vere playing cards. exclaimed he Canister, and the place wan emptied julcker than a wink. The police picked up Mr. Keith con- s.derbly bruised, and cai ried him homt_ is company had taken their departun, nil somebody, not having the fear o. the law upon them, had entered and n a luiiiured do...u.j rty. Then Mr. Keith sent tl.e following lote: 'JJKAK MARY Come.home. I gi o jp beat. A woman does have a great leal to do. I con lets myself incomps1- ct-nt to manage. Come home and you hall have a new silk dress andiulaui-h- tei of Erin 10 divide your labors.'; iouis, disconsolately, II. KKITU. Advice to Young1 Men, Some one who has evidently pos-lecl the bnoks" in the nice of life, gives the bllowing advice to young men It in easier to be a good business man than a poor one. Half the energy dis- played in keeping ahead that is required to catch up, when behind, will save credit, give more time to business, ano add to the profit and reputation of your word. Honor your engagements. Il you promise to meet a man or do si cer- tain thing at a certain moment, bi ready at the appointed time. If you have work to do, do it ut once, cheer- fully, and therefore more speedily and correctly, If iou go out on busine.-s, attend promptly to the matter on hand, and then as promptly go aboutyotir own business. not stop- to tell stories in business houis. If you have a place of business be found there when wanted. Xo man can get rich by sitting around stores and sa loons. Never "fool" on business mat- ters. If you have to labor for a living, remember that one hour in the morning is worth two ut night. If you employ others, be on hand to see that they at- tend to their duties, and to direct wi'h regularity, promptness and Do not meddle with busines.-' you know nothing about. Never buy an article simply because the man who Hells it ill take it out in trade. Trade is Time is money. A good business habit and reputation arealwaysmoney. Make vour place nf pleasant and at- tractive; then stay there aud wait on customers. Never uao quick words or allow your- self to make, hasty or ungcntlemauly re- marks to IhosB in your employ for to do so lessons their respect for you and your influence over them. Help your- self and others w ill help you. Be faith- ful over the interests confided to your keeping and all in good time your re- sponsibilities will be increased, Do not be in too great haste lo get rich. Do not build until you have arranged and laid agoud foundation. Do you hope or work for lime in idle- ness. If your time is your own, busi- ness will sulPer if you do. If it in given to another for pay it belongs to him, and you have no more right to steal that than lo steal money. Bo Slrh e to avoid harsh winds and person- alities. Do not kjck every stone in tho path; more miles can be mads in a by going steadily on than by stopping [Sun Fnineiftco Cflircfepomlencc Cbii flg-o Tribune Ihe Eomantic History of One of Tom Benton's Daughters. Let me tell yon something about one- of the school teachers of Sail Francisco, by way of DlustraUug the manner in which fortune frolics with human na- ture and makoa shuttle-cocks of .poor humanity. Among the teachers id an elderly mother of live inter- esting children. Bho wan born in one of our wehlern states, anil was tin, first horn of one of the most dia'.ingui-1.. d senators who ever sat in the legislative Oi the UllHUu iiioro than twenty years rcprcsfciiit. jue of the great statet. 01 the west, ai. vvho was the peer of Clay, Cathoui, aud Webuter. Ju her young days hi i was Ihe belle ol Washington city, cii. ryiug tho palm from dark- laughters of the south, and tho rosv jheeked damsels of the north. A, vure anxiuus to receive a smile froi, .lie fair lily of the went. Noblemen their country at nyton, laid their coionetb at her lei in vain, bhe was a true and gavn her love to a young gentle- man, thutt a clerk in one of the offices in Washington, lier lather knew the youth and recognised his gicat abili- ties, and vvJie.i no solicited the daugh- ter's hand it was cheerfully Tho wedding was a brilliant one, many of the great men of tho coui.trj being present lo wioii them joy and cheer them at the commencement of Ihcir domestic voyage. The young husband was shortly aucrward admitted lo the bar of tho United hiatus Hupreme court and was BOOH leeognuja .i.5 of the most promising' members. For n num- ber ol years he pruclised prolefiion with great i-ucccss, and was ou the high road lo wealth and lame, Then came an event in the history ol our country winch Hltci'cu the combes ol many. I refer lo the discovery ol gold in Cah- lornin, and the consequent rush of emi- grants to the new Kl Doiado. Among' thosu who determined upon going to Calilorniii was the husband. He con- sulted with his wne, ana she, like a true woman, declared her intention o. accompanying him. lie snowed hci the hardships that she must necessa- rily I'liduu', and urged her to icuiain with her parenii until he had made a home lor her, but she, in the language 01 iUith, said Jintreat me not to leave ihee or to return horn lolljwing alter ihee; lor windier thou guest i will go and where thou lodgest i will lodge people shall be my people, and tliy oocl my God, where inou diest I will ..i.e, ana Iheie i be buried." He urged her no more, but, together they cume to Caliiornia, where tho n >on took a leading' at the bar, and amassed a forttuie. The people h> asbOi-iatea with were Irom tin south ,iHil like many others he i.iv.an to urmU to excess. When the rcucllion uroli.4'out hu cast his H.Miipathiea with itio ftouth. iiis wont the north, and became a major geu- jial. He hiui to give up the practice o nis pioiension because he coiuu not take Uie oalh reipjiruil by our vfiil ol business hi; drank he.ivily am ooon began to mortgage his propori} .Six years passed away, and hu mt-u leaving IUH widow one child out a itullar, lor Ins creiiitor.s even to tin. homi'Hiead. The noble woman iiiiuieui .nely IOOK in bi'Wing to earn her Ining uut lound tli.-it she could hardly kcuj noul and hotly together by lluit oome trmiKls ol her lalhei and luisbam oiierctl to aid and assist her, but bin wouitl'ieceive noilnng so long 0.1 sli could help herscll. olii1, ho wu. er, woult ne tliankiul lur assistance in tier a portion as leai-hcr ol o.ie oi tm. public schools. Application was man you believe o ihc school directors opposed her ap pointmi'iit because her de.ul husb.nu .1 secessioniif. Taey careil not Ilia nur lather was the peer ot Clay tun Uebster; that her biotlier wore th nhoiildoi-strupb ol a i'lioy knew her husband in his lifc-tim ami had telt the lash ot ins bitter tongue and therclorc desired to harm ins widow iheir ehbrts, were unavailing ,-ihe was appointed, and is now cngngt> ,n the public school department, ol' thi city, leaching n primaty cl.iss. Asa otuinge in the lortunes of one w h ntaited in life with such brilliant pios pccta. fcjhe is a iruo and noble womai 1 th to kick. Pay you-go.- A man of honor respects his word he doeu his bond. Ask but never beg'. Help ol here u hen you can, but gn e when you rannol allord to, simply because it fashionable. Learn to say no. No reHfaity of snapping it out dog funhion, but say illirmly andiespectfully. Have but. lew and the fewer Uie better. Use your own brains rather tluin of others. Loam to tluuk and act for yourself. Be honest. Be vigilant. Keep ahead rather than be- hind the times. Young cut this out, aud if there-is1 folly In tho argn- In'ent vhether present or absent, living or end, theie were won.en who ebponJe-1 that, they novei had had a liilcl, only one ehiltl, ,19 wo, and t-J> 1'i en. 11 -iui. A building' of this kind, it is a-P jrti'd, _ could by erected in one or two days by two me; thoy were not practical carpcu- Ifl'S. im however, and every one who muls paragraph will praise her lor her hen ism aiuUdevotion. Americans Dying Out The census of the Slate of New Pork lor 1805 diBulosenbomecunou.s facts upon this subject. The method of taking this census was differem from all others in tnis respect, thai it wan taken by lamiliBS. Tito ceiisus repot'twd in 18lio a fetal of 780.U31 ftvmi- heo with only child, with two, and with children. is .vluiost oin'-fourtlt ot all thw families in in which mjt a ningle child wan found; and in more than was, on an average; onlyasmull fraction er one child idi each family. In answer to the inquiry put to every woniau who was or had been married (in how many cUilclmj had; hud, Birthplace of the Bonapartss. It will always bo tho chief pride of Vjaccio lhat she gave birth lo the gicul iiuperor. Close to the harbor, in apub- ic square by 'tie s.ea beach, stands an statue of the conqueror, RUI- ounded by hU idiir biotliira on are all attiro-l in fashion, mil are turned aeaward, lo tho "West, as f to symbolize the emigration of his amily to conquer Europe. His father's louH1 stands close by. An old Italian ivaiting woman, who hud long been in .he service of the Murats, hiep? it and shows it. yhc is well-mannered, and .an tell many storij-j ol the vaiijus .numbers of the .Bonaparte family. Those who fancy that Xapolcon Uona- iiarte wivs born in a mean dwelling with joor parents will bo Mil-priced to Iind so much space and elegance in Ihcse opiut- meiils, Of course his family not rich in comparison with the wealth ol the or Knghhh But for Corsicans they were well to do, and their house ha-> an air of antique dig- nity. The chair-sol i be cntraiiLO saloon have been litei.illy stripped of their cov- erings by the visitors thi horsehair smiling protrudes it-elf in a ol C'imic pride, as if ibat it came to be IM Utttercd in an honorable rrume of the furniture seems new but many old cabinet.-! inlaid with marble, agate and lapis liuuli, .such as Italian families preserve lor generations, have an air of respectable antiqiiitj about them. Nor is there any doubt that the young- Mapo.eon led hi-, minuets bcnuaih the still' girandoles or the loi- mal dancing room. There, too, in n dark, back chamber, i-i Ihe bed in which he was born. At its loot a ['holograph of Ihe present Prince Imperial, sent by the Empress Eugenie, who, when she visited the room, wept use the old lady's seeing the place here Hiich lolly desti- nies, began. On the wall ol is a portrait of Napoleon himself as the younu, (-ieni'iMl ol' the Ki'puhlia with the uukept hair, the fierce lire of the Revolution in his eyes, and a frown upon his forehead one of his mother, a handsome- woman, with JS'a- poleonie eyes, brows and U.VCD; Uncle Will, after having drank himself poor, look a. notion to refni-m, which he succeeded in doing. subjoin his larewell to whisky and its atti'iidanl evils, which we adgise all topers to read, and then follow Uncle Will's exam- ple: l-'arcwel, drunks so nigh find hnndy; Farewell, rum ai d gin and brandy; Farewell, empty and kettle.-; Farewell, cnpbo.u'.N "vi ttals; Farewell, rooms free to all Farewell, beds which have no feathers; Farewell, lloon that neuii a swab file; Farewell, yards that hint1 no woodpile; Farewell, failed hat ami Ijiveplms; Faivwelleoalimorc holes than sliclien; Farewell, hats that have no run.-, on; Farewell, Incus red as crimi-on; Farewell, tubs that have no bacon; Farewell, wayftlluit I've'forsaken; Farewell, broken chairs and tables; F-aiowell, worse than sUibles l'rarewull, oaths thai 1 have spoken; Farewell, that t havu broken; Farewell, landlords and bar tenders; all A Fable It, may add to the inteicst with whick oui readers will peiuse this fable, Know that it is .ion. the pen of Cl.arles Dii kous; A lamb strayed for the first time into UK woods, r.iulexcited much discussion among other animals. In a mixed f.'i'iy, one day, when he became the -ubjict of Iriindly iox-ip the facial prai oil him. the lion, "This i< tno ab.urd. The is a pietty boa.-1 bur did you hear him roar? "L he ird 1 i roar, and by the manes of my tnl'iiTS, when he roars he doies nothing but-ry And the lion bleated his in mockery but bleated far from will. said tho deer, "T do nof think so badly of his I liked him well iiiph till I 'tiM- him leap, ho kicks w.th hind leg.-, in running', and, with all l.is skipping, gets very lit, c .iciouml.4' 'It's a bad brast said the tii'er. "He cannot roar, he cannot run, lit c.iiHiot do what won- der? I killed a man yesterday, and, in politeness to the newcomer, offered him a bit, upon which he had the impu- di nee to look disgusted and say, No, sir; I eat nothing'bill grass." sio the beasts criticised thclamb, each in his own way; and yet it was a good lamb, nevertheless. Picture of Human Life. WK commend the following beau- tiful allegory by It wa-s first published in the year 1711, ami it truth- fully represents the actual facts of a table of mortality "The bridge thou said he, "is li'imaiilife; consider it attentively." Upon a more leisurely survey of it, loumlllmtit consisted of threescore and tin ai'che.-, with several broken arches, inch, added lo lhat were entire, tn.ide up the number about one hun- dred. As I was counting the arche-', iK'.uenms told me that lias bridge con- sisted al lirst ot a Lioisand but that a great flood swept away the iv-t, ami leflthj bi'Kl.'if in the ruinous con- d lion 1 now beheld it. "But, tell me saidhc, "what tlioii di-ii ovored on "1 see imilti- tndes ot people pa-iaing over said It "and a blac'- cloud hanging over it." As L looked moie attentively, I saw M veral of the pus-sciigers droppimc lit ugh tlio bridue into the gicat tide that liowed underneatu it; and upon lurther examination, perveivcd there v ere innumerable lid; doors that lay coiii.-wili'f1 in tlio bridyc, whiill tho p no sooner upon but they foil ihuiiuh tlKMi into llu: tide, and immi-dialely disappeared. Tho.se liKli1- 0 .t-pillalK weiv sot very thick at tho enli.inci1 01 llu1 budge, i-othat throngs 01 jicopU1 no sooner break thro' v oud but ol ihcm lull them. ney grew thinner toward the iniddU1, i ul multiphul and l.ud ciosor logetlier uiwanl the end ol the arches that win u i ntur. There weie indeedwomejM-'rsoiia, but their number was suu-iii, that ccn- unued a, kind of hoohng march ou the broken ari-ln1.-, but fell tlirough ono ai'tcr anolhei'i beyig (pule tired and spent with so long a w.iilu, a beautiful picture -of-hunum hfc a-, it and dies' oul ill tho ngi' .r
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