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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - February 28, 1849, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania3t of Miln be Tolefr to Ucros politics Tolje arts of Creme Llitera flu Friot flite 3vqiklturt Airi amusement. Weekly by j. P. Magill in Tinga at two Dol axes a year. T 1 to vie tact cd w a t to w t r whole no. 551. 28. For lace Eoff a. To c. Tell Eric Ore thai Are bean Folly Tor the of Friendship and which need nol tying glow of Friendship to ii o them lift e and feeling. These icon will t bring thee Leer years Why memory May rest upon this nip to a big he Bunny linked perhaps Abbt recollection of Iho a. Wednesday morning february 28, for whip Beiji i us Jenser a 3101. Mushing flow Ora Undin Jed by Spring Lime is Oul Puli Hla Eye of Light and fragrance from noun join Annj Lea. And wine a Rich Garland for thee. I i hmm Flowers of the in Litel Rosa for perfume Vernal in that blooms o or the grave Trouil nasturtium to Honor be Bravo 10 win and the Ivy to bind Emblem o i Esilivo mid ant Dianhua Low modes Ond Snow drop Lor Ajro Pathy s tear. A Clisi Gema from he heart s deep mme Geard rare Lor Alt Lions j Houghl from the remd s deep cell e with Lily Gailand Farewell Farewell fcb 1843 a. Roes is so suddenly and with to abrupt a turn i j the Avenue disappear amid tb.3 Wood lands. Everywhere else the chose was encircled by an old Wall of Brick so old indeed that it had lost every Shade of its natural Hue with a heavy parapet and battlement All overran with masses of Ivy which must have been growing there for centuries Ere it could have attained such a degree of Luxuriance. Other Entrance there was none to the guarded precincts except by one Small Postern door which opened into the Church and was flanked on the right hand As you looked northward to the Jill by the dark Woods of what was called the Home Park. Early As was the hour even for those industrious and Matutina Days when the very mag nates of the land were not too luxurious to Rise nearly with the Sun the Village was almost before it was Light Iho old Sexton had been seen halting across the Green towards the Church Yard Gate followed by the half dozen handsome athletic youths who were known through All the country round As the Bell ring ers of Melcombe Regis. And Ere the first rays of the Sun had tinged the few Fleecy Clouds which floated motionless in the still atmosphere with Gold and Amber the Quick and merry chime of a festive peal had aroused the heaviest of the Village sleepers from their protracted slumbers. When the Light streamed Down Long and level through the gup in the Eastern Hill top and changed the panes of the cottage lattices into so Many glittering diamonds the villagers might be seen collecting in Little groups some in the gardens or under the rustic porches of of fear liquid ceased for so i Hill in Mgill music out in Mendel the co he Isbel life on of old of Ilia hive t not Budu a ii dec Flat no House in Mode a l to or co Counley Stone i not from i icy s lady t Book e wedding Day. An English tale i ii not 11krbkrt. Estt. By dewy Light of a soft summer morn their Humble Homes and others on the Green Ealing faintly up the of j under the Fine old Oaks All in their Best attire. Loudness and transparent that it could j clearly it Way a festive Day a Day of Joy to ise of As Fine a Day As shone Many. J Reen Fields and Gay Haw thrown Hedges j yet such alas i is the very nature of human d in the Olden time. The Rich and happiness that what brings Bliss to one and Carol of uie Nightingale had not yet 1 Bough the Day had already dawned e were the old Thorn brakes on the and so massive the shadows of the Trees m the Valley that the Bird of Aai there often heard to sing the whole r. But now he Sang not alone for from if hedge Row and Young Oppice the he blackbirds and thrushes flowed Les of Clear Melody not w the the shrill alarms of the Village the twittering of the swallows under a caves. In the neighbourhood of a pleasant Kent Euhal All these Sweet sounds were so Lime morning in the year 10 that the clowning of and the full fruition of fond promises is often fraught to another with grief with despair with heart break. Such despite nil the theories of dreamers and utopians must be while the round world endures and the Law of him who made it the Constitution Tho condition of humanity. Luther i of the Good unsophisticated times and this Village like Many others and some which even to this Day de the Progress of improvement was i two straight lines on either Side of a ily useless Turnpike Road not one it glittered with Bright red Brick or Ite paint it had no Park no court sed uie t ice boners Wykle m no w that it Patch of l to it unlike As possible to a Village anywhere bul most unlike of new England Village. Tor its Hubee rather not one of which but had Hundred years of rough Hen Sand thatched roofs All overgrown with yellow flowering Stone crop Wero Here and there irregularly Over a Mon of Short elastic greensward Oaks that might Well have witness Rich of off Isar s Brazen legionaries. Ere Little gardens Gay with common Rose the Sweet pea and the Honey Chad to every cottage and to one Little study surrounded on All sides with Book shelves and seated her in his own easy beside the table on which stood the lamp by whose Light he had been Reading. But no tomes of grave theology n0 Flowers of classic literature had been his study for on uie Board were scattered Only a number of old let ten the paper Airye Lbw and marbled with age and the Ink of the Beautiful feminine italian writing had changed to a Coppery Hue. But among them Lay a minature of Ivory Ofta Young fair haired face of extraordinary loveliness in which it would have been a Dull Eye indeed that could not Trace lines of resemblance not to be mistaken to the vicar s Early visitor. Her Eye fell on them and recognised the face at once in spite of an attempt the old Man made to conceal the picture among the papers. A 1" she said with a sigh and a wan smile Werle indeed thinking of me dear or. Mertoun. Do not put it do not i beseech you and laying her hand on his Arm she took the miniature from Between his Rin Gers and Gize Davit in silence for some minutes. At length she returned it to the old Man and fixing her Solt eyes full on his face she said in a Low but firm she was very she my replied the clergy Man in tones which showed much More agita Tion on his part than on that of the first speaker with the rest and that they were Well assured the heavy lumbering carriages of the Day Fol-1 wedded husband witness All men my of who swore a they did hoping so to spare Lowed the Foremost carrying the Lovely Evelyn for i was Gisen by my father and my Mother. Yon years of the Hope deferred which Marketh the soul sick unto death. You must be patient have been patient till patience hath become a crime and rebellion til inn and piety. In Mpr grown so much into the fashion of the time you so far contracted the doctrines of oar court and King that you can lend your Sanction to such juggling1 a pious fraud heaven save the Mark i shall Bear you preach next i suppose on mental reservation and no Faith Totie kept with the thin Pale Cheek of the old Man flushed fiery red at her reproach ans he replied Sor you do me Holme great a Contr say rather you do yourself great wrong or. Mertoun but hear me i have but ten words to say and scarcely time to Sny you know All that has befallen me from my know no one to Well As you All that my Mother my Sweet sainted you know or. Mertoun All that you suffer me for love of that Angel whom the tyranny of others and her own mis imaged sense of duty severed you while on Earth. Shall you be join Wajs but god a mercy and her own coned in heaven 7 Man cannot answer that and scion Ness m duly painfully performed enabled her to endure her sorrows patiently if not cheer fully and i she was Blest in this at least the cause of much happiness to the girl s lace lightened at first and her whole countenance was full of Earnest attention but Ere he had ceased speaking it was evident that her thoughts were engrossed by one dominant idea and that his latter words were spoken to ears that neither heard nor heeded him. As he ended however she again looked up quickly in Iris face and duty duly Are you to sure that teas i she thought so at least Evelyn and she was As Wise As Ehe was Good and i do not answered the girl with a Strong emphasis. Duty to make herself and another beside herself miserable for a and of Tea web that joyous morn Llinat Day of do not my own eyes look on the misery eve now thoughtless inconsiderable mirth to the Many a great and notable example. While the merry Bells were yet ringing in the Gray Square Turret in Anli Cipa As it seemed of come glad evenly v 1 get did out Are still of the of Lisle Jamshed from the rest except i Little larger and boasted an arched Uno sly carved Stone work there a Leloni nearly an acre of shrubbery the table and tended with unusual w1s it not been for the Square Ivy Tower Gray weather beaten Church which Rose Hajj by a behind a screen of aged Yew cd almost hid its Wolf toothed Saxon the traveller on the narrow and Len led Road there would have been 1 Mark u a the vicarage so Humble regarded a the abode which indeed 1 gentleman and a scholar. Common and Village All the level ground at the foot of a Oliie Green Hill the highest Summit crowned by the ruins of an old he Normin Era which had probably pulled durig the bloody wars of the a wide Woodland Park or Chase parts were still thick red by the Early Brudent. At Hir Light hesitating tap it was opened almost immediately by a tall thin old Man wearing the bands and cassock of a priest of the Hurch of England with a countenance of sin Gular Power and depth mixed with the utmost Benevolence of expression. A shrewd observer of human Natoro would Nave decided at once that the owner of that countenance must in Early life have been a Man of violent and most energetic will and would perhaps have added that the Mastery which he had now acquired Over them had been gamed Only Rhrou gab suffering and sorrow. Now however All the expression of that Fine Pale lace was Bland and natural Benevolence though As his eyes fell upon the person of Hie Youthful visitor it instantly assumed a character of anxiety and astonishment that was in truth almost painful. He erf claimed in tones that expressed All he it possible Tina hour come in my poor Chow i was Ihm King of thee even now. Come in dear and with the words he rms Tea her into the which that duty As you Call it created duty to give herself to one Man when her heart was full of love for to swear before the the old Man interrupted her solemnly to nothing which she did nol re soc to by the Aid of the most High she did not succeed in doing if that self sacrifice in this be duty then was it duty to which she 11 fico victims " the girl interrupted herself perhaps she was justified in devoting another she had no right to condemn to life Long anguish Grieve to see you thus i had hoped you were de. Tell me what Means this strange so untimely on your wedding morning1a she exclaimed putting her hands up to her forehead and parting the Rich curls or hair which had fallen Forward a Little Over her eyes. Ayi that is it my wedding morning but 1 have no time to lose a to my be they have missed me already. I stole away while the girls were in the Gar Dens gathering my bridal Wreath for they have guarded late that i should not consult with my poor child it is too late for replied the priest sorrowfully. Nothing is left to thee but to do thy duty in that state of life to which it has pleased god to Call never she answered resolutely. Never i May die Bill i never be the wife of an Why did you then consent whence this late re pug Lance v they Haf e deceive to me i consented and what Consi it is that wrung from a helpless girl persecution such As i have suffered is that they wore to me Henry Fitz Osborne was Lio longer of the the old Man started is Bementry moved and is he exclaimed is he of the Liv ing v -1 at she answered mastering apparently some emotion by an Effort he is not of the dead. They had no tidings of his death when they aware to me that they knew him alas my poor Sweet Evelyn if. There is to Hope All question upon the whither even to escape you but deceive Yourse his ship beyond Savage coast of Barbiery is to soul was saved of All Ita Gallant Crew. There is no Hope they have not deceived there Are no tidings it May be that a soul was this i Dow know that there Are none that loss and he above All As they is it last stay alas a frail Anil they fear who told you this Are no True Fri mrs to you the Uliey saved a from the Gnu Pfow jury. Who shall those who Avorie that they knew i in dead 1" was a pious my daughter. Ther waa Ahad off that he Peti Ahe if he could it is a dreary time to wait for who loathes Earth and Panta to die a others Pray to Livel you in your hearing waa it her last entreaty was that her Evelyn unhappy i never should be compelled or solicited to wed a Man whom i loved you in your presence was it that not she Only but my father also were consenting to my bet Rowal with Henry Fitz Osborne. Knowing All that the tidings of Hia death Are a false pretext for hurrying on this hateful that i de test the Man to whom they Are about to wed All this i ask you Norman Mer my dead Mother s who should have been my father can you and will you save me from these detested nuptials 1" Evelyn i re member this he is nol dead. If he return in life and claim me bad i not one but Twenty living husbands i will leave All and Cleave unto birr Only. In god s eyes he is my Man cannot put us one word Evelyn. Is he alive 1" As god is my judge i believe he can you prove it1" now i cannot there was a Long breathless agonizing pause. It was broken at length by the Young girl asking1, can you save me i he i cannot then i will save she replied Aris ing to go. But first Tell me will not a con tract signed and sealed Between two parties suffice to Bur the solemnization of another marriage 7" if both the parties were in life present and willing assuredly it and not otherwise v 1 fear Noti otherwise a you fear i alas Evelyn i am and were1, those two parties of the contract resent and willing would you unite them in despite of Man s forbidding 7" if there were no just impediment it were my duty so to could not god help Hue then As i w ill help e added. " and now or. Mertoun forget late have visited you this morning and re member All that you said this morning of Farewell and god bless you and Pray for for me i do beseech you for on the ext three hours and what in them Falls out eats All my hoped of happiness of this Side of i Farewell j my child and May god bless too. Host surely will i Pray for you and that with my whole soul child of my buried a for my Sake Evelyn and for god s bake to nothing at she replied i will do nothing and she pressed her soft warm lips upon the White brow of the old priest and Leav Nghia study word hurried across the e churchyard homeward. Hour after hour passed and still the merry Leals rang Eaily out from the old Gray Tower and As the Day Onward towards noon the Village girls with it islands on their beads and Rasys a their bosoms might be seen gather. Ngia a Gay Circle round the old Arch of the Village Church and the Young peasantry All in their beat array were collecting on the Green without while Ever and anon on horseback or on foot the yeomanry of the neighbourhood and the retainers of , came thronging in to swell the Jovial concourse. At length High clanged from the Turret and Ere Long on the outskirts of the crowd. Under the huge old Oaks the cry was heard they Are coming i 1 and shortly afterwards the Roll of wheels and the thick trampling of horse hoofs announced the bridal company. A train of mounted servants in Green Coats with White favors at their Botton holes and in their hats Ted the Van and then a Choice band of Gentry of the neighbourhood splendidly honed and gorgeously attired Rode gallantly along the escort of the of de Lacy with her attendant Maidens Radiant in Beauly and resplendent with Many veils and Orange Wreatha and All the Bright paraphernalia Maiden purity and Nup Iti the Sec Otid sat baronet detach in tended husband of his Sweet Evelyn the Young lord Andrew Mildmay he was a heavy coarse Dull looking whose splendid garb sat ill on Bis ungainly coarse and heavy As were his form and face the mind within was yet coarser and More earthy. And men even the rude peasantry muttered among themselves that it was a foul shame and girls shuddered As they thought of the sur Render the sacrifice of a creature pre eminently spiritually Lovely to so Mere an animal As the lord Andrew Mildmay. And one or two of the better class of yeomanry might have been heard muttering among themselves that it would have been a bitter Day for Henry fit Osborne had he been of the living. And who says he is not of the living7" cried a loud cheery voice just As the cavalcade came of to the Church Gates. Why All the world says so Jim replied one of the first speakers. Then All the world lies answered the other a Fine Stout Well made Young Man add you la Bee As much Ere the Day be an hour hush mistress Evelyn god bless her then Rose a loud and Hearty Beer to which the Afir Young girl responded by a Bow of her Graceful head with the color flashing Crimson to brow Cheek and neck As she mounted the Steps to the Crnich door where the Good vicar awaited her anxiously with a wondering and Wistful Eye. But though she had become quite Pale again no traces of that Strong emotion which had so shaken her in the morning was now visible she was the calmest and though gravest the most self possessed of the party. But Mertoun observed that she cast no glance toward the Bride Groom nor none towards her father As in the midst of her fair Bride Maiden she ascended the old Chancel overhung with the Bano Exell trophies of her House and now the parties were assembled around god s holy altar and the solemn ceremonial was commenced. Evelyn s Eye was Calm and her manner Stead and Resolute though As the service proceeded the old vicar might perceive that fhe looked eagerly and often toward the door round which the Village throng had gathered in dense ranks. _ impressed twill an idea that she desired he knew not pro tract the Lime the Good old Man read wondrously impressive were the wrap of rat most Beautiful and touch ing by the Clear and sonorous tones of Norman Merlon s voice. Still sentence after sentence proceeded and if she had expected any interruption none came and Evelyn s Eye began to assume a wild and terrified expression. Now he had reached the solemn abjuration and marvellously powerful and striking was the emphasis of his voice As he pronounced aloud the words let him now speak or else hereafter forever hold his peace he paused and there was a deep and breath less silence and every heart appeared to recoil on itself trembling and expectant. Ere he time to resume the ceremonial 11 the utmost a roved had heard a found i Hoof on hardened ground and instantly a wild and thrice repeated cheer hailed the new Comer. The Quick step of a clanging Boot and pour on the pavement followed the crowd opened and in the Ner and Daiker than he was wont to look of Yore but Linfuh Fife and strength Henry fit Osborne stood alone but resolved and dauntless. The face of Evelyn was Crimson and she clasped both her hands upon Jer heart As if to quell its throbbing but she spake not a word then Norman Mertoun foreseeing what was about to come repeated the solemn words he had just uttered but now with a Peculiar emphasis that made every bosom thrill which was within the reach of any human feeling. Then doffing his plumed hat with his left hand and stepping one full pice Forward into the body of the Church Henry fit Osborne lifted his right toward heaven and exclaimed solemnly and in the name of the most High god 1 forbid it she is my wife before god and before Man such i claim there was a moment of strange confusion voices were raised angrily and hands Laid upon sword Hilts among the Youthful partisans of either now that Henry stood Alne in the Centre of his neighbors be lacked nol Many and staunch the loud words of the old baronet commanding the priest to proceed with the service for that the interruption was of no account and vain overpowered All the teat. But at that instant As silence wag restored shaking off All her Mardenly fears Evelyn step Ped a Kettle Forward from her Bride Maidens and said clearly to that All could Bear it needs a Sar How that which a All events i should have said a for minutes later i will nol have lord air ctr Mildt Tay for m three years Emce to this Man Henry Fitzios borne As his Wile and if he hold to me Hirn will i have and none other. At the same instant Henry fit Osborne stood Forward from the door Broadsword clanging Ourthe pavement and now for the first time All present observed that he were a foreign uniform and the lord Andrew Mildmay bowing deeply to the lady turned on his Heel and moved As if to leave the Church. But then Walter de Lack Ned out anon my lord Ray lord what mean Yon will you do my daughter this Dishonour to leave her standing at the altar replied he not appearing to Reli Fli the idea of a contest with Fitz Laboroe "1 think the lady has left me and it comports not with my dignity to press a suit on an unwilling and without another word he departed from the Church followed by his friends and taking his horse Rode Eul Lynly away to his father s Castle. A Long conv creation Fol owed m the same study of the Small vicarage wherein Evelyn s morning visit had been paid Louie Good priest and by he Means it was chiefly aided it must by confessed by the disclosure of strange things which were falling out in England that the old baronet consented to the Celebration of his daughter s Nap Hals on the same Day with the same bridal train in the same nuptial garb with no change in a word but that of the bridegroom s name to her old True love Brave and Good Henry Fitzios edme. Scarce had they left the Church when the sheriff of the county escorted by a troop of Dalch dragoons and followed by the Flower of the noblemen and gentlemen of Kent Rode upon the Village Green and proclaimed James these cond having abdicated the throne William the third and Mary by the Grace of god King and Queen of great Britain. The same Day and the same event gave Hap piness to Evelyn de Lacy and Liberty to merry England. Long Rany they both enjoy the Boon such Mas the prayer of All who loved and they were All who knew the lady. Preparing a Vaie tute. Archibald Hines a very Light complexioned youth with White Eye Browa and cot Len hair is in love up to the As the Wagoner say with a miss Sarah Ann something thinking that Valentine s Day would be a favourable Opportunity to declare himself be resolved to pop the question in verse and bought a Superb ornamented Valentine fur the vehicle of tory Muse. Archibald had read a great Deal of poetry in the newspapers and finding Hift most of it seeded to come off very smoothly he formal tie very erroneous opinion that writ ing it is a Mere Trine of a Job. Locking him self his bed room at the House Uberte he boards in Powell Street he commenced the opera Ion in a bold clerk hand to Sarah and then Furad himself stuck at the very outset. After Liaf i hour s1 Liard hammering of his brain he managed to forge Oul maid of my heart of do nol Etan lint shall meet Jouree 1 feel the smart or cupid s Dart take or 1 die you Cai i concede and won l believe oem. Putting spurs to his fancy be then Cee led As follows "1 feel a heal that can t be heal t Are crag through my of for a Nice Cool Bod of ice u Lierck 1 might Lake i Rull Plarl Iris prayer a Polfor Bear i nude nov would be to Cool my 0 iraqi Wilh Garnet upon Llie Frozen Iea Thia last idea was comi Jug u rather to tool in Archibald s imagination began to Flag again and a Little liquid inspiration became necessary. Our promising Young poet therefore returned to his hippocrene in sixth Street and in bribed enough of the enlivening fluid tog Reilus invention another Vilart. We wish we could add Itiat went borne and finished his poem but alas the poem was not finished and the Bard was seen by Moonlight tumbling head Over heels and cutting other curious Capers in the Snow Bank no the Side of the Street. This was done per haps in the character Ofa Polar Bear according to Ilie hint in the last stanza and we should to Haik Archibald s Barnes were effectually cooled if any Mare ref Ngatia was necessary the mayor s lecture and the fining process we sup pose were quite eur of Iciel Penny Lyman. A Man arrested for stealing a Mirror framed for an excuse that he had been taking a Glast too much. The Mirror waa the cause of some being Oast upon a Good name. Why should ladies always be punctual1. Be cause when they Are Litile be had. They it up in a Ruslie
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