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THE GEORGIA CLIPPER.
Isaiali. 13lli Chap., 19-J2 vs.
BY HATTIE E. SMITH —WARUKNTON, GA.
Proud she sat, as-it were, upon her throno
Queen of splendor—glory of kingdoms—
Aud “the beauty of ajl excellency”—
Haughty Babylon, city of grandeur!
Her rich and splendid palaces towered
In their gorgeous beauty, the envy of
Her mighty walls were round her as
A shield of strength, sheltering from danger.
Like a star she frticflpifJFipher domiuenco
Eclipsing in her all others.
The light of whose glorious beams lit all earth,
And nation's seeing, said “most beautifuL”
Her streets were brilliant with tho pageantry
And glittering pomp of her royal wealth ;
Her stately halls echoed with the sound of
Music and revelry. Noise of viols
And the laughter of her sons and daughters
Made merry her radiant palaces j
And she said in her heart “ none like to me,
Yes, no glory like unto my glory.”
But the “ears of her children were heavy”
Aud their hearts made fat with her luxury;
Their <jyes became dazzled with her splendor,
They heard not, nor saw, nor knew the true God,
But turned themselves to idols and angered
The Most High.
Woo unto thoc, Babylon!
For God’s dread wrath was poured out in thy
ISofure tho bosom of desolation
Thy beauty and glory were swept away;
And thou, Babylon ! ‘'praise of the whole earth I”
Did wrap thyself in a mantle of shame
And sit down in tho dust most accursed!
Gone! all gone!
The moaning winds as they sweep
O'er the lone heaps of fallen Babylon—
And the rolling Euphrates, dark in its majestic
Aud the bittern's shrill cry from gloomy brakes
And stagnant pools, all echo tho sad sound,
All gone—Babylon, the great, is fallen.
On tho mounds whoro its halls of grandonr stood,
Prowling beasts of the desert make their lair ;
Aud when night comes now, on the place where
Onco the sound of mirth and revelry wont up
Till the bright stars paled and set, ono by one,
These heavenly watchers look down upon
Grave-likc mounds, aud shudowy crevices
Os rooky piles, where their light falls in gleams,
Ghastly, ’mid the dreary and thick darkness;
And now, for the laughter of gayety,
Is hoard tho dismal “ hoot” the night osl^
And the hideous cries of doleful
Making tlioir homes whore the palaces stood:
And no man dwelleth thcro ever—no nmn :
Shepherds make their folds fur from the cursed
And wild monos tho desert dwell not uoar;
When dews of evening and night shades fall,
Their wandering steps turn away in fear
From the shadowy inoiAds, for “evil things”
Night falls not on man among the ruins—
Yea, “ Satyrs shall dauee there,” and dragons roam
Throughout all her pleasant palaces.
Oh ! Babylon ! Glorious Babylon !
And nations of the earth say where, oh, where
Is beautiful Babylon ? and they search
But find her not. The shinning star went out —
Yea, sank in no sotting gleam of glory,
But darkness enfolded her beams, and men say
Behold! she has fallen, she has fallen.
MOSES,. THE SASSY,
BY ARTEMUS WARD.
My story opens in the classic prpsinks of
Busting. In the parlor of an aristocratic
manshun of Bacon street sits a lovely young
lady hues hare is covered over with the frosts
of seventeen summers, she has just sot down
to. the Pinnny and is singing the p pu'ar
pees called Swells of the Hotion, to which
she tells how with Pensive Thawt she wan
dered hv the C beet sboatv The S' is
setting in tho liorrison and its gorgeous life
pores in golden meller fluid threw tho
winders and makes the boot.iful young lady
twice as bootiful as she was b 4, which was
unnecessary. She is magnificently drest up
in a Beragc bask'with poplin trimmins.
More Anteck edges & 3ply carpotin. Her
dress contains 12 flounders, brilliantly orna
mflited with horn buttons, and her shews
are moroeker with gold sprangles onto them.
Presently she presses her hands to her
hed or buzzum, and starts up In a ecsited
manner. “Methinks,” she whispers in cla
rion tones, “I see a voice!” A nobul youth
of 27 summers scrapes the mud, from his
butes in the hnwl and enters. lie is attired
in red shirt and black trowsis which last are
turned up over his butes, and his hat be
witchingly cockt on one side of his classio
hed. In zofith he was a nobul child. Crease
in its balmist dase never produced a more
gallantcr herow than Moses. ,
The young lady gazes upon him for a few
periods, clasps her hands together, strikes a
position, and rollin her I’s wildly, like an
expiring infantilo eow, cries—
“ Ha! Do my I’se deseeve my Isitc ?”
“ That frame! them store close ! those
vois! it is me own, me only Moses!” and he
folded her to his hart. “ Methinks I shall
swoon,”sez she, and pretty soon she ration did.
WAEEENTON, GiIMABOH 15,1860.
! A NUT FOR THE MASCULINES TO
Anne Trevor, in the Philadelphia Press,
gives her readers of the “sterner sox,”some
thing to ponder over, in the following spicy
Men are continually talking about women'.’
dress, and ridiculing women’s’ fashions,\j.iel_
having a good time ok it to themselves. You
never hear women making such a noise
about men’s styles; they manage to mind
their own business generally, on such matters
as these anyhow. I break through the forms,
and give you an idea or two that are in my
head just now.
Men talked about hoops unblushingly and
ridiculously, when they first became “tjf.".;
rage.” Ministers in the pulpit, orators OH*
the rostrum, editors through tho papers,
fops in the parlor and boys in the streets,
seemed to think it a necessary duty to cry,
down hoops: they do it yet, and I'll wngcr
if crinoline were entirely discarded, not a
man lives who wouldn’t laugh at the long
figures women would appear in the streets.
To bo sure, I have met some few sensible
men who are willing to acknowledge that
hoop are a wonderful improvement, that
they would uot like to sec women without
them, but tho number is very small com
pared with the other side. Even while the
men do make such a fuss, I want to know if
any one of the sex wears a pair of pantaloons
without some kind of stiffening around the
hem of said articles. At any rate, I see
some men-who would look a deal better if
they wore hoops in their pantaloons.
When ladies wore coats, tight to tho form,
and buttoned to tho throat ala m Hilaire,
men indignantly declared that their styles
were being appropriated by the other sex,
and, at tho same time, every second man
you met was wrapped in a monstrous shawl.
I wonder if that wasn’t appropriating-with
a vengeance. ’
Tlieu they talk about padding, aluMhero
isn’t a vest worn that the bosom isn’t stuffed
with cotton until it weighs more than any
dress body that was ever made. Padding,
indeed! I wonder if they think we women
are ignoramuses because we have tho good
senso to say nothing. I wonder if you think
we keep our eyes shut as well as our mouths.
Not a bit. of it. Don't I know tlmi if tlo’
style Hi Lute* iirPeeiios stftF stocKihg
should be revived, the demand for “ false
calves” would be alarming? To bo .sure I
Anil don’t I know that there are plenty of
men who lace themselves in stays just ns
fight ns any woman ever did, and for the
very same reason that women do that thing.?
I don’t know anything about it, do I? Oh.
no. of course I don’t.
I don't know that men dyo hair, and
whiskers, when the .natural color dosn’t ex
actly suit them, do I ?
I never see. men with tow-heads and jetty
moustaches, do 1?
I don't know that old, gray-haired men
daily to rejuvenate themselves
in nppearam-c by turning their gray-hairs
into-“gl,.ssv black,” wearing false teeth, &c.,
do i :
Maybe I don't.
Ladies v.-oar tight s’ ops to make their feet
look small, do they? Gentlemen never do
such th'ngs, 1 suppose. They are never seen
limping along the sircce iu bran new patent
leathers. Os course not. They never resort
to artificial means to improve their beauty.
They never wear woollen mittens all night
to make their hands white. Os course not.
I don’t know anything about it, do iT
What a quantity of stuff it takes to cut
ladies sleeves now-a-days!” said a masculine
in my hearing. Ten minutes afterwards I,
saw him with a coiH on, tho sleeves of whieh
looked like an enormous balloons, legs of
mutton, or some other monstrosity. jT)<
sn?n?y rrsr you. Jf’ *
Now, I advise you. men, to keep sTie.ift on
matters you know nothing about. YVe will
have our own way; we will wear hoops until
we choose to take them off: we mean t > wear
coats ala mil'taire t ]nst when we please—
aye, and pantaloons, too, if it suits us. (They
are worn by some married women now, are
they not?) And you, men. had as well hold’
your tongues, and not be wasting your time
aud, talents, talking about what you can’t
Hurrah for our side ! Anns Trevor. .
Poetry a Capital Offense. —lt is thus
related in Scottish Annals: “In 1579, an
act was passed against beggars and such as
make themselves fools and bards.” And the
Annals go on to register: “ Two poets hanged
in August, under the act of Parliament
against bards and ministrels.”
. i— H ■ ■ ■ -
Sore throat is just now prevalent in our
community; we commend the following
Take the white of two eggs and beat- them
with two spoonsful of white sugar, grate in
a little nutmeg, and then add a pint of luke
warm water. Stir well, - and drink often.
Repeat the prescription if necessary, and it
will cure the most obstinate ease of hoarsucss
in a short time. So Bays an exchange.
la Only move along in the world with your
Wart und hand open, and you will find
Rwes of individuals whose smile will speak
bl that of yours, and whose hands will be
ifcrjjr to grasp your proffered Welcome. I
, lirle these the conditions, because much |
dreads upon a man is in, whether
yrTgeroeive in toother those qualities that
ttpptoking in himself. Any one inclined
l/grumble at the disappointment and vexa
t'jkof life will soon discover that the society
jßttrkioh he moves is speedily innoculated by
Ttwobatagiog, and they in turn are prone to
ajfravate tiis splenetic mood bv venting their
liXEjjdnpoil-him of all their dis-|
“ o, L'ji' nl b’ met wi fa those Who; rm
of the moment, 1 liad voted “the |
pile latest people in the world,” simply from
tl|* ‘iV.ct Miftt I was in tho best of humor with
njvself on the occasion, and therefore in the
ejpress of my joy. was unable to be in any
bet the best of humor with others; and so
fnvo this personal experience Hiave urged
that when wo are disposed to find fault with
others, the cause of the fault frequently lies
Good humor is not to be acquired without
son’s what of self-sacrifice. There are as
perities in our nature, possibly innate, that
years of patient tod and watchfulness only
can smooth down. For instance, there are
some mouths that seemingly wore formed
for nothing bnt pouting and others are ap-
of anything but distri-
smiles and kisses. So that the former,
iu! wder to receive the cordial reception of
tli&flatter named, must be taught to soften
or two, and cut loose from all
Friendships, by-the-by. are
never so lasting as when embalmed by the
reeiUcetion of a sunny smile and a warm
jjtuch of physical as well as moral de
formity is to be concealed by a steady vein 1
of lainior running through one’s character.
1 luiye in my lninrf at this Aoment a friend
will, while so badly cripled in onfi of his j
liiejis ns to almost entirely confine him j
weft in doors, is yet possessed of one of the
nu.bk humorous temperaments I ever met
wit u To be sure, lie had his sad moments,
<■ Jtoitten confesses, yet still, at his business
g W’feimor, aud thusin a measure, mitigates
1 Jp ciOwledge of n deformity that otherwise
lLtoibe painful to contemplate.
Mis are a clever set of fellows—these
huujiorists—they who laugh and shout the
loajost. and always lift a load from your
heart every time you sec their merry coun
tenhnees; good natured fellows, who “ take
thq world as it comes,” and go through life
as though they had no other desire than that
of keeping the world in good spirits; giving
the cold shoulder to Esculapius, and only
looking in at the undertaker when, physi
cally, they are unable to laugh any longer.
A THRILLING ROMANCE.
She stood beside the altiu - , with a wreath
of orange - buds upon her head; upon her
baejc the richest kind o’duds. Her lover
steal beside her, with white kids and dickey
elela; the last was twenty-one years old, tho
fin* was seventeen.
■ic parson’s job was over; every one had
ki*',l the bride, and wished the young folks
hajpiness, and danced, and laughed, and
crW. The last kisft had been given, and
thßlast word had been said, and the happy
paß had ,simmercd down, and sought the
S® stood beside tl.e wash-tub, with her
r'||lsmls in tho suds, and at her slip-shod
/°jFl2-ore ftry a pile of dirty duds; her hus
’ beside ker. the ‘■!•< Jaitoto
,iu "< t|
of 1 |
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THE SCHOOLMASTER'S IN THAT BED.
A correspondent of tho New York Wueerly
gives the following as one of the many in
cidents that befell a “ boarding round school
1 had been teaching in Macon oountyvji
j this, the sucker State, and this term was
boarding round. One evening after school
one of my little scholars stepped up to me
“ Mr. Jones, father said you would come
home with me.”
“ Very well,” I replied, and forthwith set
out for my patron’s house which was distant
some two miles.
j Now be it known, James Mellam—for
such was his naine-~hnd two. Uenghtenj,the
J pride arid envy of tiicwhiue eoWminify. 1
| had heard so much about them that 1 was
naturally anxiously to see them. It seemed,
however, I w, s t be disappointed. When we
arrived I learned the “ galls” had gone to a
party the other side of the creek ; so I went
to bed, execrating tho luck which deprived
me of seeing them that night.
The night had well advanced, when I heard
one of the girls come home, and pa-sing into
the adjoining room, she warmed herself be
fore some coals which were alive on the
hearth. It seems the old .gentlemen and
lady slept in the same room, but I was not
aware of that. Having warmed himself, she
turned to leave the room, when the old man
spoke - : “Girls,” said he, “ the schoolmaster’s
in your bed.”
“ Very well,” said Sarah, passing through
tho room I slept in, went up stairs. About
an hour had elapsed, when I heard Judy, the
other* one, come. She stood at the door a
long time talking with “ her feller,” then
entered softly. Disrobing her feet, she en
tered the room where 1 lay, in her stocking
feet, carefully undressed herself, and coming
to the side of the bed, prepared to get In.
Now it happened, I lay in the middle, and
! turning back the clothes, she gave me a
j shake, and said in a suppressed whisper:
“ Lay over, Sarah.”
I rolled over, and whipped the corner of
: the, pillow In my mouth to keep from laughing.
The old man heard it and called out:
“ Judv I”
“girl” was responded in a faint tone from )
asafeW t r’
fTT-aSsr emuagijris < nimwr “fj
With fiiQ leu-1 yell, and an “Oh, Heav
ens !” she landed on the floor, and fled with
the rapidity of n deer up stairs. She never
hoard tho last of it, I assure you.
Mrs. Partington - at tiie Female Medical
College. —The venerable Mrs. Partington
; recently paid a visit to the Female Medical j
| college, where the mannikins and other
anatomical apparatus were to her explained.
; “And that’s tho accidental bone,” said she,
resting the tip of her black-gloved finger
upon the back pnrt of the skeleton which
was hanging in the lecture-room, “ Wery
proper name too, for Ike always bumps his
aquarium about in that spot when he - gets
hilaricous a turning somersets or a skating,
t ‘Oracles and Canticles,’ and she pushed her
j spectacles ft little nearer her eyes as Dr.
Gregory opened the henrt-nf the'mnnnikin.
* La ! the heart is made of oracles and canti
cles, is it?’ How proportionate tho hymn,
‘O, my heart in tune he found !’ And don’t
I the desoerators (she probably meant the dis
: sectors) of tho human body find more than
a complimental number of these oracles in
the hearts of spiritual meteors, for tlioy are
as full c” oracles as the pitying dames wove
that they used to keep shut up in old heathen’
A couple of chaps hit upon the following
expedient to raise the needful: one was to
feign himself dead, to he put in a bag by tho
other, and sold to a physician in the ucigh-
; Anecdote of Washington - . — l have
: the farmer referred to, narrate the following
meident: When,the British army held pos
j session of Now York and Washington and.
the American army lay near West point,
1 one morning at sunrise 1 went forth to bring
i home the cows. On passing a clumpof brn*!.-
wood, I heard a moaning sound like a per
son iu distress; on nearing Ihp spot, I heard
the words of a man at prayer; I listened be
hind a tree: the man came forth: it was
George Washington, die Captain of the Lord’s
j host hi North America. This farmer was a
! member of the Society of Friends, who, be
| t'tg opposed to war under any pretext, w um
| Ink ewurm, and, in some cases, opposed tn_
j the j:tv’.i::c of, llio country* bo v
However, having seeiidlie Geni-nd tjhber the
rainp>ho went to his own house : said he to
his wife, Martha, we must not oppose this
war any longer: this morning I heart) the
man George Washington send up a prayer
to heaven for his country, and I know it will
|be heard. This Friend dwelt between the
: lines, and sent Washington many items eon
| eerning tho movements of the enemy, which
rendered good service.
From this incident we may infer that
Washington rose with the sun to pray for his
country. He fought for her nt meridian and
watched for her nt midnight. Every editor
of a newspaper, magnxiuc or journal, between
Montnuk Point and the Suite Os Oregou,
should publish the above.
Grant Tiiorih ni;, Sr.
Artificial varieties of
artificial marblajmve froflttifiib totime been
invented, some of which have been applied
to the useful arts; but nothing has hereto
fore been discovered of sufficient purity and
hardness to answer the requirements of the
sculptor. A practical chemist of Brussels,
of the name of the original dis
coverer of the divisibility of the electric light,
Ims recently diseofered a process of produc
ing liquid statuary marble, whieh can bo
moldcn on the plaster figure, thus taking a
perfect impression of the cast at once, saving
nearly, all the labor of the artist, and pro
ducing a “figure as‘purely white, hard, and
polished, ns the genuine TOck itself, in fact
possessing every quality of the genuine stntu
—4o-. ittrlilri. Having \jeen tested by many
’ MOui.tjoiacMi’ jt ja cto-,
fidjiltly’ ljel!e v oa ’fljjfit tms invention will
.eventually supersede the Ajniirry. and thus
save much of the labor heretofore attendant
on the sculptors’ ar L- _, jjjj
Barbadoes. —This littltrif ktiiH of only ono
hundred and sixty-six square miles, is said
to be more thickly populated s a country,
than any other in the world. It contains ono
hundred and twenty-five thousand eight hun
dred and sixty-six inhabitants, and exports
twice as much sugar as the large island of
Jamaica. There is a special element in its
population, contributing extensively to this
superiority, it is tho large uuinber of whites
in Barbadoes compared with the general
mass—an advantage whieh Jamaica does
nor, and never did possess. In none of the
West India Islands do tho blacks so greatly
outnumber the whites ns iu Jamaica.’ Anglo-
Saxon energy in Barbadoes, is a chief cauifc
of its prosperity; but the white population
is now so overflowing, that hundreds are
seeking other islands for emigration. Many
are going to St. Lucia and metre to Jamaica.
Barbadoes is only thirty-one miles in length
and twelve iti breadth,
An Irishman called on a lady and gentle
man, in whose employ he was, for tho pur
pose of getting some tea and tobacco.
“I had a dhrame last night, yer honor.”
“ What was it, Pat ?”
“ YVhy, I dhrame that yer honor made mo
present of tobaeey, and her ladyship thero
—Heaven bless her! gave me some tay for’
my good wife.” .