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™ trusted to his charge in the counties of
Macon, Marion, Stewart, Sumpter, Dooly
May 7th 1851 4-6n>
H. N. GRAY
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
Blakely, Early Co,,Ga.
March 25, 185- [ 1— ly
p h i lTpcook,
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i Sumter, Marion, (albot. and Crawford.
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ATTORNEY AT LAW ,
AND OTARY PUBLIC,
Oglethorpe, Rincon County, Ga.
April 17, IBsu. 2—ly
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JOSEPH WASHBURN,! 114, Bay Street
jap. R. WILDER, f Savannah, Ga
FRA G. DANA. ) July 24, 1851. 15 fin;
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SAV vNNAH, G \
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July 17, UiuaaßD . Uakuwicb. 14 tun..
Piles! Piles!! Pile-!!!
READ this all you vvho are sufit-riiu> with tins dread
ful Disease and call at the Oglethu;jjwJJrmyi More
and buy a hojt of Prior’s pile ointment, ■*
Atlanta, Sipt. 25, 1850.
This is to certify that I have used Pryor’s Pile Oint> J
ntent with success in the treatment of ulcere of the plm- 1
gedeinickind I furtherstate that it is the best application 1
to piles that! am acquainted with.
Atlanta, Sept. 25, 1850.
Col. Wm. B. Pryok:—Dear Sir.- I can and do most
cheerfully and sincerely certify to the efficiency of vour
Pile Ointment. Few persons ran have a better right to
express an opinion concerning the many different rente- j
dies that have been offered to the puhiic for the cure ol I
the malady than I have, because few have been more |
severely afflicted than I have been, and as few, perhaps, }
have tried a greater number of remedies for it. My
opinion is that your pile omiment is the very best in use;
that it will not only sooth and ameliorate., but will posi
tively cure properly applied and persevered in a fair
trial. 1 recommend to all persons in reach of such a
remedy the use of your ointment.
Yours respect full v,
EDW. YOUNG PILL.
LaGlange, (in., Aug. 850.
( 01. Wm B. Pi voii:—l >,ar Sir.- Vou ask nu to ex
press an opinion with regard lo vour ointment for Piles
and Burns. lam familiar w ith th” different ingredients
entering into its composition, as well of the mode of com
pounding it. and consider it ar. medy powerfully effica
cious in relieving the maladies it professes to cure, as
well as many other contageous diseases.
1 have known i: used with much moc -in the treat
ment of Piles particularly, and ntke great pleasure in of.
femigyou tilt- testimonial of its virtue
R. A. T. KILLFY M. I) A. M.
Sold hv l*iiii,ip IFt .ms [J. uit tin D ne',
Mnliciuos, P h tuts, Oms. Dve Sniffs anil
Books Baker Sited, Oglethorpe, (is.
Physicians supplied on lihetal lernis.
August 1, 1851, 16 6m.
Cherry Perioral for the Cure of
Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness, Bronchitis.
Whooping Cough, ( roup, Ashthma and
Among the numerous discoveries Science lias made in
ibis generation In facilitate the business of life—increase
its enjoyment, aid even prolong the term of human ex
istence, none can be named of more r -al \ a!u<-to man
kind. than this contribution oft liemistrv to the Healing
Ah. Avast trial of its virtues throughout this broad
country, has proven beyond a doubt, that no medicine
or combination of medicines known,cattso sureh con
trol atm cure the numerous varieties of pulmonary dis
ease which have hitherto stvept from our midst thou
sands and ‘hotisands every year. Indeed, there is now
abundant reason lo believe a Remedy has at length Iteen
found which <an be relied on to cure the most danger
ous affections of the lungs. Uur space here will :ot
permit us to publish any proportion of the cures affected
by its use. but we would present the following opinions
of eminent men. and refer further enquiry lo the circular
which the Agetu below named, will always be plea
sed to furnish free, wherein arc full particulars and in
disputable proof of those facts.
From the President of Amherst Colltgejhe
celebrated Professor Hitchcock
‘‘James C. Ayer— Mr: 1 have used your Cherry Pec
oral in my own rac of deep-seated Bronchitis, and am
satisfied from its chemiral constitution, that it is an ad
mirable compound for the relief of larvngial and bron
chial difficulties. If my opinion as to Its superior char
acter can be of any service, you are at liberty to use it
as you tltitiF proper.
EDWARD HITCHCOCK. L. L. D.,
From the widely celebrated Professor Sil
liman, 31. D.. L. L. 1)., Professor oj
Chemistry. Mineralogy, Syc. Yale Col
lege, Member of the Lit. Hist. Med Phil
and Sciedtific Socitties of America and
“ I deem the Cherry Pectoral an admirable composi
tion from s. me of the best articles in the .Materia Afedi
ca, and a very effective remedy for the class of diseases
it is intended to cure.
New Haven,Ct., Nov. 1, 1849.
A/ajor Pattison. President of the S C. Senate, states
l.e lias used the Cherry Pectoral with wonderful success
to cure an inflammation of the lungs.
From one of the first Physicians in Maine.
Asco. We., April 2fi, 1849.
I)r, J. C. Ayer. Aowell. Dear Sir: 1 am now con
stamly using your C'heny Pectoral in my praclice anti
prefer it to any other medicine for pulmonary complaint-.
From observation of tjgpy severe eases, I am convin
ced it will cure couglis, eolils, and diseases of the lungs,
that have put to defiant e all other remedies.
I invariably recommend its n in ca-es of consump
tion, and consider it much the hest remedy known for
Respectfully yours. 1.. .V CPSHM \N, M. D.
PREPARED AND .Sitl D BY JAMES’ C. AYER.
Practical Chemist Lowell, A/ass.
.S’old by P. T. Fears, Oglethorpe, Joseph .Sucker.
Mobile, B. 11. Jones & eo., Montgomery, and Druggists
July, 31 1851. 1C 3tn
AY ER’S Cherry Pectoral lor llie cure of
Coughs, Colds and Consumption, for I
sale by [Aug. 1, 1851.] P. T.. FEARS.
DR. CHRISTIE* Galvanic Belts, I
Necklaces, Bracelets and Magic Fluid I
for the ™eriii,inenl cure ot RiieuniHtisiii and
all Mi l s nos Diseases. Fto salt hv
A tig. 1, 1851. P T. FEARS.
:: \ OOl) Old I ‘or l and Madeira V\ ine>,
vd Fine Brandy and Alcohol (lor medical
pet post s Oi jy,) sold l>v
Am;. 1 1851. PHI IP T. FURS. 1
IjS ji ILLS—j.f’lt iiiipion , ( o..kV .’ ioine tis’
■i Dent’s, Peters’, I atmhitt’tt, Mofi .l’s, y
Liltl* ’, Javtx ’s, and ail ml i t kinds ol Pills
for sal- In PHILIP I'. EE VR*. a. the
< igl, tint,Ding Si.lit’ \ i I tgsi
2 I F.N. ni lUGS’ Hat Its- .1 kit
\jS Gray Han trow out tis t iigiiotl tolot
and I*o inistakt ; l>i)o*bt;i>. .111 |l I- IMY testify
Ju the. Ih< . Solti hv P T. FE ‘R - ;
Ang 1, 1851. 16 it
PURIFY THE tiiaDUiL
MOFF V Trs Vi getahle Lift P, , „ 0 .
P osnix Billets, lot salt ft.
Wig I. 1851 P. T. FF. \ RS.
BRUSHES. >*ll kiiifl for aft lit
SNEAD fe CM APM AN.
Ou. i7 1851. • 27 if
OGLETHORPE, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7. 1851.
Court of Ordinary, July Term, 1851
Present’ the Honotahle Icltahod Davis,
George Williams, and Nathan Bryan
Its HERE AB, James S. Hollinshed,
LT t Administrator of Harman,
3Bh-easotl. Conrad Murpli, AdministiHior id’
Jasper lappey , tleceas.-d, and Janies
G MotHhon ami McKiniieth Taylor, Admin,,
istratorsygl I liotnas lay lot, deceased, have
duly |M*JLned the Conn for letters of dis
mission it out tht Estates they severally rep
resent : I herrifore, all poisons concerned,
are heteby cited to ai pear at the regular
Term of said Coii[l, ou the Second Monday
in January next, lo gloiyy cause, (if at y they
yvhy said letters ol dismission sln t.'tl not
he giamed ill terms of the Law.
Given nndei my baud, at Oftiin La
nier, this 7lh day ‘ot Jt.lv, A. D. ISSI
H. W. CORBITT, C C. ().
July 9th, 1.-51. 136 m.
\\ ool! Wool!! W ool!!!
WAN I ED— 10 000 |mhiihU ol
Wool . eltln t yy ashed or ini
yy a sited ll iniisi he cleai of Inns mid oilier
h-tid substances. Th. highest market price
yvtll lio-|.aiil, ■ Mlo iin ••gh oi Goods, hv
N. O lev & Son, M..C00, lii„ oi by the
Sol.- i iL,- • iu Ogle ti n ■ -t.
P L. .1 MA Y
Sept. 19, 1851. 23 1 1.
New Full and Winlrr (jowls
J. T. & EGGS
WOULD iPHjiecttully call tlie attention of his friends
and the public* generally ti hi* large and wfil
>-levied Jt—nrtmcMl of
Sl’j.MJMi A ,v EMMJLK 6 0
oi even arieiy m .ajti- a.ui fancy Dry
< •oo'ls—such as Keo-eys, sSatinetK, 1 asimeres. Clothn,
Blankets, Flannels. Shawls, ('alieoes. Hat dkercliiehs
Hosiery, llinens. Muslins,silks, a tins, and a variety
of oilier Fancy Annies.
Kestdy-Madc € I > I hi n f
Os the Latest Style and Hest Quality.
HATS and* VPS of every description. BOOT-” and
SHOES of all qualities. A variety of
GROCERIES , HARDWARE , CUTLERY , SC.
In short, purchasers can he supplied w ith almost, any
article they desire, on the most reasonable terms.
Those who desire to get the full worth ol iheii mon
ey, would do w’ell to give me a call, for I pledge myself
that none who purchase shall go away without obtain
ing a bargain.
Fort Gaines , Ga., Nox. Ist, 1851. I—ts
1200 Acres of Land
THE Subscriber offeis fur sale, his plan
tation, consisting of 600 acres lying
four miles from Ameiicus and sixteen miles
from Oglethorpe, on the mad leading fioni
Ameiicus to Oglethorpe. 150 acres ol land
under cultivation, 75 acres flesh land.
Said premises ate well watered with Springs
and a small cieek running entirely through
the 600 acre lot.
Also three other lots with small improve,
menis, mostly oak and hickory. Any person
wishing to purchase said premises, or any of
said Lands would do well to call and exam
ine the giovviag crop upon said prt mises.
‘Pile Subscriber can at all limes he found
oil the plantation, and will take great pleas
ure ill showing the premises lo anv i rson
calling. ALEXANDER RAMSEY.
July 17,1851. 14 6m.
|N PPING’S Compound Fluid Extract of
Hg BUCHU, a sovereign remedy lor dis
eases ot the bladder, spi tie Mud kidneys, lu
nacy organs, gravel, some in the bladder,
chronic catanh of the bladi'er, morbid irriiu
lion nf the bladder, and nrethia, disease oi
the prostate and retention, and incontinence
us urine from a loss of tone in the parts con
cerned. Sold by PHILIP T. FE VRS.
Price $2 per bottle. Ang. 1 1851.
DR. WOODRUFF’*’ Family Medium s,
among winch will be found his invalii
ble, Dysenlary Cordial, Pain Kitlei, anil
Liquid Cathartic. Also Dt. Comslock’s Pa
tent Medicines, Mr. Brown’s Pain Killer,
Connels Pain extractor and M.tgual Exuar
tor, pain is nut known in its use.
All soltl at the Ogl Hhoipt* Drug Store b\ J
Aug. I 1851. P* T. FEARS:
WA kill! OUSE
COMMMSIDN 1 ’ BUSINESS.
HE undersigned having nndei colistritc
lion la ge and l oiiiinii'iiotift VV arc-
Hniisi , take il l- no tiled t .f icfainiug Plan
i:s ifd M> i■ i ants ‘a i aily, that tiny will,
II : few- days, ill prepared to receive, Cnlloli
c. Sioie, or ley kind mI iMei> baedist mi
ii ;(i(ii\(i, HOPE, or any kmil of sup
plies, will In purchased m ibis L ’ ■. t>i
oidel'ed < lifter liiini .S tYanii .il or Met on, at ,
yyisi jiricc-s l i>t sHnic-i tiieciioi I
yy. l l) he paid 1 o all ioisie ss , nirns-.'tr It- ’t-ii ]
tan. Front |>a-t t xpern uc yy * Haiti i out
-elves lhai g’ neral satlslac bill YVill le given.
LIBER V L ADVANCE* made on Cot
.hi stored with us. J. E. J. HOH'E.
Avgust 22, 19—ts. J. W.C. HORNE.
OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD IS OURS.
! (T'ljp Coif (Tfiler.
From Arthur’s Home Gazette
LOVE VERSUS FASHION.
BY PAUL CREYTON.
“Be c tltriid Yvith me noYV, Hiram,’’
said Mr. Aitie'lon, addressing; bis gay
nephew ; “ nncl tell me how lone before
you iiitf. and ni ikiuv the amiable S >phi •
y our ife ?”
Hirnm bulk ands ins, perplex-d
Hitatii heavrd a siyiti. A lengflt, scrab li
illi; bis ear, lie .itsc. .il in a low tone—
“ Next t !”
Tin* uli it* ini'ni t t bit and tlie word
iu stliopisl-mei t.
AvNtvn ! lii tlo it. lilt iT r. ‘Suit, tell
tn- Yvhv* knoYv sb• I t.g y, ,n.”
“ Sit’ d-k s— I tlo to i \t !’
“ And yob”—
“ ‘l’ll. ie As o-t ot t s n to d’ ny Du
irmh,” std H iain. • / I y In dear
ly. Stie IS good, a (I aflt c i ‘liale, ltd
I shall never ft ,and a (litaoii to love |>ei
ler more purely.”
“ Tbeti explain ibis pm-ifi->\ ! You
have taken no liiidislt oath to lice p hneb
elns? You are not y .duly amhiiim s
ol in or lying a fortnne ?”
I “ No, tin, uncle. But—l :tm almost
ashamed to confess my feelings—you
“ Well ! well ! what is it
“II I most speak it—l desire a wile
In make a little more show in the world,
“ Boy !” excloimd the old gentle
man, yy 11It a gesture of impatience.
“She is not —not exactly—fashion
able, ’ murmured Hiram, blushing.
“ Insane !” ejaculated his uncle.
•• Too retired—too cateless of ap
penrances—too—in short— too”
“ Too sensible ! 1 know it! Too good
! lor a vain fellow like yon !” cried Mr.
j Allterton, sternly. “I am glad yon
know il. Her feathers are not gaudy
enough to compare with yours—yon in
sipid peacock !”
“ Uncle !” interrupted Hiram, fiis lips
quivering, “ you are severe.”
“And who has abetter right? You
wotdd have no patience with a man who
talks socti nonsense as you do—if you
had my experience. I mean to he se.
vere ; 1 will he savage on ibis argument.
No, I won’t, either. I will tell you a
story. Sit down. 1 want your en ire
attention. You are .ell aware that, iu
my day I bavehadsomedomestic troble?’
“ Yes, uncle”
“ Well, sir; I’ll tell you about that.—
Forty years ago I was a single man—
v mug, gay, and foolish as yourself.—
From my childhood, 1 had loved the
hest, the most amiable of God’s creatures.
Unworthy as I was, she loved me with
an exalted affection. Ib-dieve she would
have laid down her life to make roe hap-
“ For five years,” pursued the old
gentleman, with emotion, “she had held
such possession of mv heart. All my
dreams of future happiness had been in
spired by my affection for her. She
w as indeed a portion of my existence.
• Rut—l went into the world. I hex
came infatuated with fashion ; I learned
selfi-lmess, vanity, deceit. Julia was
never quite forgotten ; but after a sepas
ration ot a lew- months—w hen I had ac
quired a taste for gay dissipation—l be
gan to fear that she would not coinp tre
fax O'ably with the brilliant company in
to which I had become introduced, and
the admiration w tiic- I courted,
41 Attfionyh a future** nitto bail *|wys
f*eeti cofe.id‘ ted. as a m tiler of course,
t*Y bo'll Jolt i and niYSt If, we Lad neter
ioad< a form 1 1 Ytigagemeot to ■ fit other.
The gr> alt st tolly—tie greatest crime I
ever eott\m*tleil was the nte n d'ao
taue Ijjtook ot the in > uliariiy of mir agree
ilinil to tueak the eootract wh't fi our
he*'t find mart* tlie sob'inii toutrac,
w.itb, (I l tispered my t otiS’ ience,) was
l<>l tin ding, because it had 00l been
mole jo tin- set terms of speech.
* Ic vi tg Julia sdll—•knt'Yving tfi, ( ;
sb> IM and me—feeling lhai 1 ronlt! in *-
el b'** to ire S< ’ oltgly , lit fa more de-
V oli tl ’ Y 1: V* and lat tin Sm* ‘ ‘III’ sac i
firnl • vi i villi glo nn lotiriitesg for l.tsli
nm——l link* the noun, rtd until of love
wlli ti my lii nr* fed -olrmnlv made.
“ I fie fill, f, 1 married another ”’ex
el “tin <1 .Mi. Alll* 1 ion. ill a Inn* of hills i
sell reproai tl.
** You loved Iter, ofeourse,*’ suggest-’
“ That other? Evalina ? Yes; oh,
yes! I loved her very yy ell f she yyos n
fine lady—such an excellent match ! I
was so fortunate, it Yvas said, to win the
hand of snrli a magnificent creature !
Rut how different was my second love
from my first! !t yyos composed oi pas
sion, admiration, and pride. I adored
> Evelina; 1 thought it a condescension in
her to love me. But Yvhere was the pit
, rity, the unselfishness, the deep devotion,
to which my heart Imd not, furmety, been
a stranger? Alas! tvliere was nty
firs* love !
“ Julia yy s not forgotten. I said to
myself—’ / love her a little yet ; hut it
wa impossible for me to many her,’ Then
my In ir w SS<> puffed wiili cougiat'.la-
Don and fi.itli ry on tile occasion of the
grand wee. ding, which came off, th >t I
scarcely had room in it for any thing but
” Wtfl, l yv.ys itiarrit and. I had the sat
tsfni Dt-M of ki owing dta> fill; fwshiotl.ible
Idl >ws envied me tlie possession ol so
fair and accomplished a bride. I knew,
too, that I bail gained .iii influence, an
importance, 111 -m ien—>l| ilmingh the
in-trtiiia-iualily of my fashinnahle w ife,
‘‘ And -be loved me, too, as will as
i people ol la-liion osin.lly love. / bail
noiiiiiig to i nu. plain of, on that score.—
i Mm It as every body admired her, 1 had
, no occasion lot jealously .”
“ Then,” said Hiram, timidly, “you
mu.-t Itaxe been satisfied with the match ?
. You should have been happy.”
“ Perhaps I should. Ami for a long
time 7 was. J could afford extravagance
—1 bail time fur dissipation—and my
► velma and / led a gay life lor five years.
But gradually, I giew thoughtful. Day
aftei Day 1 felt more and more that I vxas
drinking the cup of fully. A wrinkle iu
Evelina’s brow frightened me. Every
gray bait which silvered the darkness of
\ my locks, cost me a thousand sighs.—
. Age appeard to me dreadlul. My leel
i ings on this subject convinced me of the
r truth of what conscience had so often
. whispered—that my wav of life was sin.
ful. I said to Evelina— * Let ns give
i over this bullet fly’s existence, in which
only the youthful should indulge.’ Site
sighetl, and repaired her fading beauty
with powder and rouge.
* Then I saw the necessity of the peace
of home to the heart of man. / felt bun.
gry for the happiness of the household
hearth. But Evelina had no sympathy
with my longings. She answered my
sighs with hollow laughter. Home pos
sessed no delights for her. She led me
in the same cheerless chase after gayely,
when | was weary—weary —weary nigh
unto death !
“We lost our only child. Heart
. broken, Imtnble, dying lor want of syni
, pathy in iny desolation, I prayed Evelina
i to withdraw me front the world, and from
I that time ol sorrow, to know its hollow
. ness and heartlessuess no more. Site
could not deny herself! The intoxica
tion of what is falsely called pleasure, w as
necessary loiter existence. From that
lime 1 led a life of lonely wretchedness.
“ The next cri.-is in nty existence 1 will
pass over briefly. Evelina's health fail
ed her. But she kept up, and struggled
with the strength of the destroyer, until
one fatal night. She took cold, coming
from a hall. In one week she w as—
“ I was a widower,” said the old gen
tleman, coughing. “ A sad widower,
too—one whom affliction had taught a
terrible lesson. 7 was plunged deep in
desp titlency, when 1 heard from—Julia.
4 People told me she was ill. Some
said she w ..g dying. 7 liatl not seen Iter
in ten yeai- —it j uflee ion for Iter had
-moulded ill ashes—she hail become like
a swi ti visit uol which I Iniri sometime
<bearned lm> dimly— yet when the inns
nl b. r din'ss came to me, all Dm past
came with il and my heart-strings vibrated
with pH'-ionate sorrow ; viiih the sadness
nf lost love.
4 I Ita-tftied to see Iter. I arrived in
time to heat from tier own lifts, so cold
and pale, that bet heart liatl been faithful
to tlie ever—that, cruel as I had been,
she had never • ea-ed lo love me. 7 ar
tived in fniie to know that nty folly had |
cost me a priceless jewel—the pure love
of a true hearted woman. 7 arrived in
date toe'tnfess toy (.tub- with heart-break- |
in x sttrrttw. nod to he forgiven in time to t
see her—die ! (
■ It whs that grief whit It knows no con
•nit*'toe, thai bad worn mil liet life. She >
had rejected the best offeis of marriage, i
because, loving roe, she could love on i
| TEEMS: $2 in Advance.
other; and without loving, she could nev
“ Alt, my nephew ! I have no words
to express the bitterness, the sharpness of
my regrets. Remorse, grief, despair ur
ged her near to the grave—but —l HAVE
LIVED TO REMEMBER AND TO MOURN !
“ And I tell you” more !”
With trembling fingers, the old gentle
man brushed a tear trom his eye; while
Hiram, pale, thoughtful agitated, regard’
ed him earnestly.
“ No,” murmured the young man, in
a deep voice, as he pressed his uncle’s
hand. 44 1 am convinced. There is no
true happiness in married life, except
that which crowns the domestic hearth.
Fa-hion is folly—worldly show is hollow
—you have proved it to me. I will be
W’ ak and vain an<t foolish no longer.-
Gml bless you uncle!”
A few weeks later, the old gentleman
attended a wedding ; and lip was happy
iii tlie thought tlmi his sad experience
had been the means of uniting tlm votnh’
ful Hiruin and bis lure-hearted Nophia.
Fmir tlie LndyV Book for NnVfinb*T,
The Seen and tlie Unseen.
“There is a double life with every man—
the seen and the unseen.”
Tims spoke the stranger while I listen
“ And two forms as well as two lives,
for (here can he no jife without a form
of life. Two bodies —the one seen, and
the other unseen.”
44 Two bodies ?”
“ Yes. In the words of Paul, there it a
natural body, and there it a spiritual body.
Many read this as if will be were in the
place of is, when the spiritual body is
spoken of; but Paul maent that no such
construction should he placed on his lan
guage. He spoke of the unseen body,
without which the teen body could have
“ Your meaning is veiled,’’ said I.
“ Not veiled,” answered the stranger;
“you see the truth obscurely, because
your vision is dim. Scales shut out the
true light. Let me remove them. Does
your eye see ?”
“ If not, how do 1 perceive forms and
“ That beautiful organ ol flesh and
blood, called the eye—l mean that natu
ral orb so wonderful in its construction—
does that see objects around you ? or is it
only a kind ol window, through which
the. unseen or true spiritual eye looks
forth upon the world of nature. Think !
7s it possible for mere matter to have the
power of sight ?”
“ Not unorganized matter,” l replied.
“Unorganized! wltal is organ
ized matter? 7t is a inatierial form in
which is a principal of life and the form is
determined by the character of the anima
ting principle. Without the unseen, the
seen would be inert and dead. Your
eye is an organized form, because there
is an unseen principle of life—in other
words, nn unseen eye— within, giving it
the pow er of natural vision This is aa
true of the ear and its use as it is of tlie
eye; of the brain as of the ear; of the
heart and lungs as of the brain; and, still
further, as true of the w hole body as of a
single member. Thus, there is an un
seen as well as a seen body ; and the for*
liter is equal by susceptible|oi|iinpressiona
with the latter—nay, more susceptible,
because it is more highly organized.”
4 Organized ?’
4 Yes, spiritually organized.’
4 You startle me. If this be true, vvliat
wonderful things are involved!’
4 We are fearfully and wonderfully
made,’ returned the Granger, in a solemn
voice. 4 This is divine language, and
lias a divine anti spiritual meaning. Yet
wonderful things are involved. If we
have this spiritual body, then we have an
inner as well as an outer lile. And do
not all admit this vaguely ?’
• There is inner life,’ I said.
4 If an inner life, then an inner form of
4 And that f.irm, as you say, must take
4 Yes, and retain them.*
4 Not so tenaciously as this outward,
* More tenaciously,’ said the stranger.
4 This 7do not clearly perceive. A
form so sublimated, so etherial, so un
substantial, must almost instantly over
4 It is not an unsubstantial, but a truly
substantial form,’ was answerd. ‘There
is material substance and spiriual sub
stance; the Utter is an abiding substance,