Tile I'lliitftti\% :t.
El’ WM. C. Bill ANT.
A burning sky is o’er me,
Tlie sands lieu'nth roe *low,
As onward, onward, vvca.dy ,
la llie auliry in .-rii i go.
From the dusty path there opens,
Eastward, ail unknown w >■ ,
Above its winding*, plra- t-.; 1 y.
The woodland b.niu luplay.
A silvery brook conies stealing
Frqm the shadow oi'iis trees,
Where slender herbs of the i <n nt stoop
Before the entering lire* zc.
Along those pleasant windings
I would my journey Say,
Where the shade is cool anu (lie dew of night
Is not yet dried away.
Path of the flowery woodland!
Oh whither dost thou lead,
Wandering by grassy orchard grounds
Or by tlie open mead ?
Goest thou by nestling cottage ?
Goest thou by stately hall,
Where the broad elm droops, a leafy dome,
And woodbines flaunt on the wall ?
By steeps where children gather
Flowers of the yet fresh year ?
By lonely walks where lovers stray
Till the tender stars appear?
Or haply dost thou linger
On barren plains and bare,
Or clamber the bold mountain's side,
Into the thinner air?
Where they who journey upward
Walk in a weary track,
And oft upon the shady vale
With longing eyes look hack ?
I hear a solemn murmur,
And, listening to the sound,
I know the voice of the mighty sea,
Beating his pebbly bound.
Doth thou, oh path of the woodland !
End where these waters roar,
Like human life, on a trackless beach,
With a boundless sea before?
From the JY'eic Orleans Mercury.
The denizen of the city is deprived of
the melancholy pleasure afforded in the
blight and decay of the closing year. The
chilly air or a fading flower may remind
him that the season is at hand when the
leaves arc fading, and all that bloomed
perishes; as by the fall of a companion we
recollect that death is in the world. How
different are the feelings inspired by the
death of one, from those we experience
when the pestilence “wasteth at noonday,”
and wo live amid the scene of its fearful
desolation ! How different the influence
of intelligence that informs us of the rava
ges of disease in a foreign land, and the
desponding gloom and melancholy expe
rienced when the eye and the car are wit
nesses to the presence and wasting ruin
There is a gloom over hill and valley,
in the forest and on the mountain ; a fune
ral gloom ; the voice of melody has ceas
ed, and the sound of adirgeis in the breeze
and the murmurs of waters. Death reigns
universal and supreme. In the fields and
the woods, by the roadside and on the des
ert was’e, our earliest companions, our
fondest and best friends, that delighted in
childhood and cheered in age, the flower
and green leaf, aie falling and perishing
around us. “See here thy pictured life.”
Nature teaches in her every aspect, and in
no changes are her lessons so impressive
as in decay. Spring is a season of merri
ment and joy ; animate and inanimate cre
ation give expressions of reanimated life.
The cuckoo, like one who sings in the
gloom of griefs that are passed, heralds
the dawn of brighter days, the season of
melody and flowers. Herbage springs up
in the fields; trees put forth their leaves,
green and grateful to the eye; and foun
tains burst from their coffins of ice, and
join in gentle murmurs the melody of
breeze and bird. The eye rests upon no
object, the ear is saluted with no sounds
that excite melancholy emotions ; every
where is life, loveliness and joy.
Summer steals on apace, and the flower
loses its smile of youth ; the forest chan
ges from gay and green luxuriance to more
sober and matronly hues, and the face of
nature assumes that grave and sedate as
pect which marks the man of care and
thoughtful life. Sympathy is a universal
principle, and amid the gorgeous displays
of summer, the mind of man reads the
decree of mortality, and yields to sympa
thies the changing aspect of nature’s
claims. But in autumn, where is the
heart that can bo thoughtfully gay?
“Passing away,” is written upon every ob
ject that meets the eye, and is heard in
every sound that falls upon the ear. Who
can look upon these vaiied mementoes of
mortality, listen to the mournful tones that
seem to sigh farewell to life and joy, and
not be impressed with a sense of his own
ceatain progress to age, irs weariness and
decrepitude—to the grave, its silence and
gloom. Cold and callous as the heart may
have become by frequent and rough con
flicts with the world, there are chords that
can be touched by the finger of death, and
that vibrate in tones of feeling seldom a
wakened by the ordinary events of life.—
Wo follow in the funeral arr ay of a friend,
and look inte the narrow house to which
we consign him with emolionsthat surprise
us. The past, with its varied scenes of
joy and sorrow, the companions and plea
sures of early life and later years, throng
upon memory, and oppress the *heart with
a sense of earth’s woes, and the vanity of its
“The pale, descending year, yet pleasing still,
A gentler mood inspires.”
Wbenafuneral array is universal around
us, and the bosom of tlie earth is receiving
to its cold embrace every object that so re
cently inspired delight; when insect tribes
are chanting their own sad dirge, and notes
of joy are everywhere changed t<> tones of I
sighing, must not the heart, if it claim kin
dred with humanity, feel and relent. For
every age, for every passion, every aspira
tion of the human heart, an emblem and a
monitor may he found; teaching with
mild and winning voice, by example the
most persuasive and admonitory.
Manhood, strong and vigorous, will find
in the oak, as its “green glories” pale and
perish at the touch of time, an emblem of
the impotence of strength to abide the rav
ages of age. Insects, whose songs have
floated far and free on the balmy air of
summer, and whose light wings glittered
in the solar ray, are touching monitors to
the gay and thoughtless heart, when their
lone plaintive notes pain the chill evening
air of winter. Pride and beeuty have ev
er found an emblem in the rose ; how fresh
and fair its bloom ; how transiently frail!
Are we young, let us search for the violet
and primrose that so early smiled along
our path, and filled our buoyant hearts
with gladness, as we rambled on the first
dawn of spring. We search in vain, the
flower has faded and left no trace of its
beauty upon the blighted waste. The dis
appointment cannot fail to affect the youn g
heart, and a solace is sought in the hope,
that the violet will again deligat us with
its bloom, when the Winter in which it lies
buried from our eyes shall be broken up
and its beauty be renewed in the sunshine
of Sbring. It is well if for ourselves there
is a hope that soothes and sustains the
heart, in view of the inevitable destiny
that awaits all created things—that, when
our youth and bloom yields to the blight
of age, and we pass away, leaving no me
morial in the places that once knew us, for
us there is a newness of life in the light of
other and brighter skies.
The Dream of Life.
When I was young—long, long ago
I dreamed myself among the flowers ;
And fancy drew the picture so,
They seemed like fairies in their bowers.
The rose was still a rose you know—
But yet a maid. What could I do?
You surely would not have me go,
When rosy maidens seem to woo ?
My heart was gay, and ’mid the throng
I sported for an hour or two;
We danced the flowery paths along,
And did as youthful lovers do.
But sports must cease, and so I dreamed
To part with these, my fairy flowers—
But oh, how very hard it seemed
So say good-bye 'mid such sweet bovvers !
And one fair maid, with modest air,
Gazed on mo with her eyes of blue;
I saw the tear-drop gather there—
llow could I say to her adieu ?
1 fondly gave my hand and heart,
And we were wed. Bright hour of youth !
How little did I think to part
With my sweet bride whose name was Truth.
But time passed on, and Truth grow gray,
And chided, though with gentlest art—
I loved her though l went astray,
And almost broke her faithful heart.
And then I left her, and in tears—
These could not move my hardened breast !
1 wandered and for many years
1 sought for bliss, hut found no rest.
I sought—yet ever sought in vain—
To find the peace, the joy of youth ;
At last I turned me back again,
And found them with my faithful Truth.
L.wv Anecdote. —Some time before
the abolition af the Jesuits, a gentleman
in Paris died, and left all his estate for an
otdy son, then abroad, to that body of re
ligious men, on condition, that on his re
turn the worthy fathers should give him—
whatever they should choose. When the
son came home, he went to the convent,
and received a very small share indeed ;
the wise sons of Loyola choosing to keep
the greater share themselves. The young
gentleman consulted his friends and all
agreed that he was without a remedy. At
last, a barrister, to whom he happened to
mention his cause, advised him to sue the
convent and promised to gatn him his
cause. The young gentleman followed
his advice, and the suit terminated in his
favor, through the management of his ad
vocate, who grounded his plea on the fol
lowing reasoning—“ The testator,” says
he, “has left his son that share of the es
tate which the fathers should choo ; e.—
Now, ’tis plain what part they have cho
sen, by what they keep themselves. My
client then stands on !he words of ihc will.
Let me have, says he, the part they have
chosen, and 1 am satisfied.”
The Way to win a Kiss.— Tlic late
Mr. Bush used to tell this story of a bro
ther barrister. As the coach was about
star.ing before breakfast, the modest limb
of the law approached the landlady, a
pretty Quakeress, who was seated near
the fire, and said he could not think of go
ing without giving her a kiss.
‘Friend,’ said she, ‘thee must not do i:!’
‘Oh by heaven I will ” replied the bar
‘Well, friend, as thou hast sworn, thee
may do i', hut thee must not make a prac
tice of it.’
Gems of Thought. —Men, like books,
have at each end a blank leaf—childhood
and old age.
Peace is the evening star of the soul, as
virtue is its sun, and the two are never
The gifts that circumstances make in
our character, we are apt to regard as its
|C?’ A gentleman said to an Irishman
that lie had seen a telescope with which he
could see rocks in the moon. ‘Arrah,’ re
plied Pat, ‘an’ was it not my father that
had a telescope which would bring a pig
so near you could see him five miles off,
faith and you could hear him grunt, too.’
Old Winter is Coming.
BY HANNAH F. COULD.
Old Winter is coming again—alack !
How icy and cold is he !
He cares not a pin for a shivering hack,
He’s a saucy old chap to white and to black,
He whistles Ins chills with a wonderful knack,
For lie comes from a cold country.
A witty old fellow this Winter is;
A mighty old fellow for glee ;
He cracks his jokes on the pretty sweet miss,
The wrinkled old maiden unfit to kiss,
And freezes the dew of their lips—for this
Is the way with such fellows as he !
Old Winter’s a frolicsome blade, I wot—
He is wild in bis humor, and free !
He'll whistle along for the ‘want of his thought’
And set all the want of our furs at nought,
And ruffle the laces, by pretty girls bought ;
For a frolicsome old fellow is lie !
Old Winter is blowing his gusts along,
And merrily shaking the tree !
From morning till night he will sing his song—
Now moaning and short—now howling and
His voice is loud, for his lungs are strong—
A merry old fellow is he !
Old Winter's a wicked old chap, I ween—
As wicked as ever you'll see !
Ho withers the flowers so fresh and green—
And bites the pert nose of the miss of sixteen
As she triumphantly walksin maidenly sheen;
A wicked old fellow is he I
Old Winter’s a tough old fellow for blows,
As tough as ever you'll see I
Ho will trip up our trotters and rend our clothes
And stiffen our limbs from fingers to toes —
He minds not tlie cry of his friends or his foes—
A tough old fellow is lie I
A cunning old fellow is Winter, they say,
A cunning old fellow is he!
He peeps in the crevices day by day,
To see how we're passing our time away,
And marks all our doings, from grave to gay—
I’m afraid he is peeping at me I
Bridge at Niagara Falls.—The follow
ing are the particulars ofthis stupendous work,
recently completed across the Niagara river:
“Number of cables for bridge, 16; number of
strands in each cable, 600 ; ultimate tension,
6,500 tons ; capacity of the bridge, 500 tons;
number of strands in tlie ferry cable, 37 ; diam
eter of the cable, seven-eighths of an inch :
height of stone tower, 68 feet 1 inch , height of
wood tower for ferry, 50 feet; base of the tower,
20 square feet; size of the top, 11 do.; span of
bridge, 800 feet ; whole weight of the bridge,
650 tons ; height from the w..ter, 230 feet; depth
of water under the bridge 250 feet.
This Suspension Bridge is the most sublime
work of art ou tlio continent. It makes the
head dizzy to look at it, and yet it is traversed
with as much sccurity;as any other bridge oftlie
same width We were present while the work
men were engaged in hanging the planks over
the chasm. It looked like a work of peril, hut
it was prosecuted with entire safety. Not an
accident lias happened since the first chord was
carried across the river at I lie tail of a kite.
It is impossible to give the reader a clear id' a
of the grandeur of the work. Imagine a fool
bridge of eight hundred feet in length, hung in
the air, at the height of two hundred and thirty
feet, over a vast body of water, rushing through
a narrow gorge at the rate oftliirty milesnn hour.
If you are below it it looks like a strip of paper
suspended by a cobweb. When the wind is
strong, the frail gossamer-looking struct tire sways
to and fro, as if ready to start from its fastenings,
and it shakes from extremity to centre, under the
firm tread of the pedestrian. But there is no
danger. Men pass over it with safety, while the
head of the timid looker on swims with appre
We saw the first person pass over it—.Mr. El
let, the builder. Ilis courageous wife soon ful
lowad him, and, for two days, hundreds attract
ed by the novelty of the tiling, undertook the
It is worth a trip to tlie Falls to see this great
work, although it is not probable that one in
twenty wil. have the nerve to c*oss upon it.—
For strange as it may seem, there were those who
had no hesitation to slide over the awful chasm
in a basket, upon u single wire cable, who could
not be induced to walk over the bridge. And
this aerial excursion is tlirillingly exciting. A
seat on a locomotive travelling at the rate of six
ty miles an hour, is nothing to it. When you
find yourself suspended in the air, with the roar
ing, rushing, boiling Niagara two hundred and
filly feet below you, ifyour heart does not flut
ter you will have nerve enough to swing over
Another new attraction at the Falls is the ex
cursion from the site of the suspension bridge to
witiiin a few rods of Horse-Shoe Falls, in the
little steamer Maid of the Mist. In no other
mode can tho visitor obtain so grand a view of
tlie great cutarnet. Every one makes the trip,
and all express the same sentiment, that the
Falls are not see n in all their sublimity and
grandeur, except from tlie deck of the. Maid of
the Mist. The run is made with perfect safe
A short distance to tliu east of Smyrna is the
site of tvhat was once the magnificent resilience
of the opulent kings of Lydia. Sardis, the rich
est of all the to« ns in Asia Minor, called by
I’lorus ‘V? second Rome," and ono of the seven
first churches founded by St. John, is now an
uninhabited spot in the desert. A few moulder
ing columns and mutilated fragments of its su
perb architecture only remain to attest its former
Sardis is seated on the side of Mount Ttnoltis,
the Acropolis being on a lofty hill, ono side of
which is nearly perpendicular. It is celebrated
as being the residence of Craisus, and was long
considered impregnable to the at tacks of a besie
ging army; but the side of (ho Acropolis facing
Mount Tmolus having been left unguarded as to
tally inaccessible, the soldiers of Cyrus effected
an entrance to the city. It then became the res
idence of the Persian satraps, but in the time of
Darius was burnt by the Milesians. It fell into
the bands of Alexander after the battle of Gran
icus, and lie there built a temple to Jupiter
Olympias. Sardis afterwards became a Roman
city; when it attained its most high and palmy
state ; but it was greatly damaged by the earth
quake which destroyed so many other cities in
the time of Tiberius Ca-sar. That emperor,
however, repaired a considerable portion and
much enriched it, but it did not regain its former
Ignorant, poorly clad, and subsisting, it is dif
ficult to say how , the Turcomans who inhabit
Sardis are not divested of a species of generosity
and noble feeling which we sometimes find
among men agitated by the fiorcost emotions.—
The following account of the reception of a trav
eller in the hut of a Turcoman, after a visit to
the Acropolis of Sardis, is related by Macfarlane
in a “Visit to Constantinople
“When we reached the hamlet it was dark,
and we found oursuridji in a very had humor, as
ho wisiicd to return to Casabar, and did not like
travelling by night. I bad no intention of do
ing so, if I could procure any place of refuge
where I was. This might be a difficult matter
where there was neither khan nor case ; but on
making inquiries, we were accosted by u man
whom I recognised as my orator at the temple,
and lie unhesitatingly offered to lodge us. We
followed our voluntary host to a strange habita
tion, a rude little little cabin, pitched by tlie
side of which was a conical tent. The interior
of the cabin consisted of one undivided room,
which we found occupied bv a swarthy woman,
who was cooking the family supper at a fire on
the ground, in the middle of the apartment, by
three equally swarthy childfen, and by a rough
little colt. I was amused at the thought ofpass
ing the night in such choice society, and ou re
marking the narrow dimensions of the room,
and the absence of all furniture, save the black
pilaff-kettle that was streaming in the centre,
two low wicker stools, a straw mat rolled up,
and some sheepskins,l wondered how we should
all be disposed of. We were very hungry, and
thought fit to request that somethin® might be
added to the usual domestic supper. A valua
ble addition soon made its appearance in the
form of a small lamb, which was forthwith roast
ed whole over the increased fire.
“\\ h le these hasty preparations were making,
I walked out towards the temple, hut unfortu
nately there was no moonlight. 1 disturbed the
large sheep-dogs, that set up a tremendous cho
rus of barking, and I was fain to return at the
call of my companions, who announced thatour
ni*-al was ready. The first thing served up was
a dish ofboiled wheat, made up in the lieu of
rice, into a sort of pilaff; which, mixed with
yaourt, that was furnished in abundance, I found
agreeable enough, though somewhat paleons
(chaffy.) The delicate small lamb was next laid
on the mat, and having neither knives nor forks,
we tore it to pieces with our fingers. It was
tender and delicious in spile of the rude hasty
cooking, and our not less rude mode of carving
it. Our hostess waited on us attentively. Her
husband and thesuridji ate with us of the pilaff,
but were not to be induced to partake of the
lamb. I thought that perhaps this abstinence
might arise from certain religious rituals; and
the roast lamb, the favorite dish of the Mosle
niins, is peculiarly devoted to the festival oftlie
Bairam, which succeeds Ramazan, and was
now close at hand. After our truly Homeric
meal, the wife and children took theirs in the
furthest corner of the room.
“We had then thick cofTce without sugar, pud
our cliibooks, which were expertly filled and
jit by one of tlio children, a sturdy roguish-look
ing little boy,—a promising scion of the Turco
man stock. Two neghhors dropped in to add to
the conviviality of our party. Unlike the so
lemn Osmaniis,these fellows were cheerful and
talkative. The articles of my dress, and in
deed everything I had with me, excited great in
terest ; hut it was the watch, a repeater, that
most exrited their surprise and admiration. I
thought I should break it, in making it strike
over and over again, in the delighted ears of all
present. Though wild in their looks, and rude
in their manners, my associates were kind, civ
il, an I even respectful ; us i looked round the
barbarous hovel, I felt myself in as perfect secu
rity as if lodged in a European hotel or mansion,
wi’li the civilized and jefined for my hosts ; and
I thought with a smile of the panic that, the
mere iiati.c of these same Turcomans never fail
ed to cause in iny precursor, l)r. ('handler. Be
fore nine o’clock the visitors left us witli the
usual and expressive salutation of peace and
good will. Except tho occasional bark of a dog,
not a sound was then heard from tlie pastoral
Diooknk.n.— 1 his Synic 1 *o< ti 2f asked (if
whyt 1 least is the bite most dangerous, an
swered “of wild boasts, tho most flange
rous bite is that of tho slanderer; of tamo
beasts, tho flatterer’s is the most danger
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