Newspaper of Burlington Free Press, August 3, 1838, Page 1

Newspaper of Burlington Free Press dated August 3, 1838 Page 1
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BY II. B. STACY. THE OCEAN DEAD. How calmlv lliey nlecp on ilie nccnn floor, l!y r tie pp.nkling gem and ilicgililed ore, The iliining pnnil nnil l lie glittering stone, Willi llie tvcaltli to the ocenn dcop gone down. Votilli nnd hpntitv, nnil nje and care, Mine lain llirm ifoivn in cli.iiiilicrs ilicro; Anil ilieopciiini,' Innl and I lie spicudhig flower Bloom side by tide in the cornl bower. And, to llinn, is tho nn?ry roar As tlm f mgi'. Jiifh the pclihly shoro 1 Or the fe.iliiiil's shriek o'er the itonhlcd deep M'heie they Bleep on in their Ji c.ini less sleep Sleep on, slrcp on, in your lowly graves, Iicnpath the funll uf die curling' unites ; And the tempest nnd wind shall the rrrpiimn be Of the sleepers who test in lite deep, deep pea. lo.s. PHILOSOPHY OF ADVERTISING. It may lie worth while to communicate to young tradesmen the ideas of tin old one on this subject they nie simply and biicfly ns follows : The fiisl lilililv of firnncnt nnd nili'priie ing con-ifi8 in ilii. : ihrie nt all times n l.nsje chi.! of pi'min, hnlh in r.onnlry nnd town, who nae no iixpii places lor 1 lie part ha-cs uf rei lain nrcwary iimclcs, and me rcinlv to be swined ami drawn tumiidj any p.iiticnlar place wiiich is earn estly iinnigiit tmiler their notice. Indiflerent to nil, lliey ield wiihimi hesitation to the fiisi who nsha. Then, in the ronniry, n considerable number of person, wiid hi-ii lor a supply ol the articled ml vertised, anil do not know of nnv pinicnlar place uheic it is to be got, being iIiim furnished with the nddiess of a peiMin who can supply ihein, natural ly open n rommiioieation with Hint nilihcss, which, perhaps, leads to inurli tiherior linsinejs. People in the roimtry mo also liable lo be favorably im pressed by the fieqiient eifjht ol a mime in tho news pnppis. T!ie udu-riiing parly arqiihcs- distinction in their cjis, nnd thus i hey nie led, in making .1 choice, to piefer him. But by far the most impor tant elfi'Ct of ailiertising is one of nn indirect na tore; h conveys the impression that the paity (pi deriding or not pretending, quackisli or not ptackislij is anxious for business. One who i; unxiolis for business, is unavoidably supposed lo be :in indiistiious, altculivo, civil person, who keeps the best of ailicles at the cheapest rate, does ecry thing in the neatrst mid most tradesman-like man ner, nnd in gencrnl uses every expedient lo gratify :iiid attach customers. I'eople, of course, like lo I'UichasR miller those ciicttmstanccs, and the sjs tern of advertising assuring litem that such clrcum puncis exist nt this particular shop, thev select it Jiccordingly. Such are the opinions of 1 lie old tradesman alluded lo, and they are, certainly, sup ported by fact : for wherever an nxtensive or reg ular system of advertising is practised, nnd no bark drawing or iiiiconquerableciicnmslanccs exist, it is usually seen to be intended with a considerable bare of success. One feature in the ph ilosophy of the subject must ho carefully attended to. A faint and iinfieriuent system of ndvertisinz does not suc ceed even in proportion. Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring." Chamber' Edinburgh journal. ARISTOCRACY. AniSTOOKACY exists in some shape in every town and ullage in New England. It is nn nris locracy of wealth usually, rather than of talents, mid shows itself in some places in the queerest forms. For instance, in large villages like Hatfield nrd Decrfield, the wealthy Farmers constitute the .aiuii.n.)', ,mu me email mechanics are apt to he considered the substratum of society. In other towns, where the mechanic arts flourish nnd arti 2.1ns make tip the bulk of society, the wealthy Me chanics are the aristocrats, nnd the tillers of the earth are compelled to nssume a subordinate posi. lion in society. In Marblehead and Gloucester, and all thesmill towns on the coast, the sci-farin" men hold the balance of wealth, and consequently they float on the surface of society. In C,uiiurid"c nnd Amherst, intellect is the criterion of measur ing the position of n man, while in Boston wealth furnishes its porsersor with a standing among what is called the aristocracy. In Lowell, the Manulnc hirer reigns snpieme, and in Nantucket the Tallow Chandler, while the Shoemaker i:i Lynn " turns up his nose" at the attempts of the Shop.keeper at tocial (quality. Northampton Courier. AVO.IIAIY. The editor of the Episcopal Recorder f litis speaks of Airs. Woart, the lady who perished with her liutband, the Rev. Mr. Woarl, nnd their child, on the wreck of the Pulaski : "Mrs. Woart was a Christian of maluro grare nnd lovely character. Memory will louse, all its power wiih in, uiipn l(.r FOfi 0ice mid patient do niriinor, mid In ninant ciiiiiilriinnrp, 11ml sce! iilTalilei.pirii,Rii familiar to us, sue foigotipn. hew flowers of naiuir; Lloom oneailh, wiih so much lowliness. Few plants of V:trc bear fiuit so beau tiful, lo the glory of tho Lord of nil." The deceated u,tit have been a lovely woman to Jiaie deserved such 11 notice, Perhaps a rcrmd thus made, may scive as nn encouragement lo those who would imitate the graces nnil ittursof her whose lamp of e.irlhly affections was not quenched until the light of Heaven was opened upon her. DREADFUL SUPERSTITION. The Rev, Rich. ml Kuill, the zealous agent of (he London Missionary Sueiety, at u meeting 11 1 Leeds recently, gave 11 thrilling and dieadful account of a superstition which has lately been discovered to prevail in 11 part of the Minima presidency, India' where the farmers nru in the habit of fattening and killing bojs, and culling their flesh from their bones whilst they are jet ulive, nnd sending n piece of their flesh 10 each of their fields or plantations! that Iho blood may be squeezed out of it on the soil before the child dies ; this being done with thu view of milking the toil more fertile ! Twenty five Ijovb, nniongit the finest that could be found, were ,. 1 1... .i. 11. r.i.i. ..... nircnvvicu 17 imu i'liuni Miiutery in one place, 11 flAri i. n. ajI. r.i... - . .. nnd in another nlarc, fifteen were fn 1 1 'n, kiui -"'-! '"ii i' ""MIT me caro of e (,'ollecior ; nnu it was uenevcu Iho missionaries , - " "ring lm un in the Christian religion. From the Southern Literary Messenger. LOSING AND WINNING. liy the author of 'The Game of Chen,' 'Semi iu'ifi,' frc. Think not, the husband gained, that nil is done; The prize of happiness must still be woo j And, oft, the careless find it to their cost, The lover in the btuband may be lost ; Tlm graces might, 11 limit his heart nlurc They and the virtues, meeting, must secure. Lottll LVTTLETON. Can I not win bis love ? Is not his heart of 'penelrablo stuff? Will not submission, meeknes, patience, truth, Win his esteem t a sole desire to please, Conquer indiflTpience 1 lliey must lliey will 1 Aid me, kind heavi 11 Fll tiy ! Anon. It was a bright nnd bcniiliful niitutnnsl cveninir. The enrtb was clad in a rnrb of Iho riclict nnd brightest hues: ontl the clcnr cnrulctiti of tlm hcavntu, envc plncc, near Hig Fctlinp; sun, In n rlowiiiij 'galTron color,' over which was hung n most mag nificent ilrnpory of crimson clnud. Far liter towards both t ho north and south was suspended hero and there n Fable curiam, fringed with gold, folded ns but one bnnd could fold them. They sentnod fitting drapery lo shroud the feet of 'Ilitti, who 'tnalielli the clouds hii chariot, who ridcth upon the winps of the wind.' Such was the evening on which Edward Cunningham concluded his fair bride into the mansion prepared for her reception. IJtit had both earth nnil heaven been decked with ten-fold splendor, their beauiv nnd magnificence would hare been lost on htm; for his thoughts, bis nfll-dions, lit? whole being were centered in the graceful creature that leaned on his arm, and whom ho tigaiti nnd again wclcotrmd to her new abode her future home. lie forgot thai he still moved in n world that wosgrunniiig under the pressure- of unnumbered evils; forgot t lint earthly jny is oft-times but a drcntn, n fantasy, that vanishes like tiie shadow of a utnmcr clnnd, that fliU ncro- llie landscape, or, as the tnornitiir vapor before the risinc sun. forixnl that all on tin side heaven, is fl''cting, and changeable. nnd false. In his bride, the object of hi fondest love, ho felt that he possessed n treasure whose smile would be miclnudi'd sunshine to hi soul; -whoo society wouM make another Uden bloom for litui. It wn but six short months since he first saw her who was now his wife; and for nenrlv I hat entire period he had been in a 'delirium l love,' intent only on securing her os his own. He bad nllnincd hts obicct. ant! life seemed spread before him. a paradise of ,i.i:i.. 1.1 .. ... 1 uuiigm, oiDoining wiwi roses, unacconipau ten oy inorii3. Joy and sorrow, in this world, dwell side uy side. In a stalely mansion, tv.-o door only from the one that had just received uio joymi nriocgrnom anu nappy brnle, dwell one who had been four weeks n wife. On that Fame bright cveninir she was sil ting in the solitude of Iter richly furnished chamber, Iter elbows resting on a table. her hands tuppnrttng her head, while letter In y spread before her, on which her eyes, blinded by tears, were riveted. The letter was from her husband. He had been from home nearly three weeks, in which time she had heard from I fun but oncn. nnd then only bv a brief verbal iuc.nfrp. The letter 1 lint " In y before her had ju-l arrived; it was the first she had ever received from her husband, nnd ran thus: Mn. West bury Thinking you might prtsHilily expect to see me nt home tins week, I write to inform vnii that busines will detain me in Now York some time lunger. lours, &c. FitEDimicr: Wnsmunv. Porn long time the gentle, tlm leelin Julia, indulged her tears and her grtcl witiioul restraint. Again, nnd again, hIio reau 1 lie laconic epistle Ueluro hrr ! to ascertain what more might be made of it than at first met the eve. JJut, not him' could be clothed in plainer laiijiingp, m In more easily understood. It wa n- bru-f. nnd as much to the point those intonat ing letters which debtors sometimes receivi1 from their creditors, through the ngi'ticy o( an attorney. 'Did ever youthful bride. ' thought she, 'receive from her hurhand such a letter as this ?' He strives to show nie the complete indifference and coldness of his heart toward me. 0, why did I accept his bnnd, which was rather his father's (ifiering than bis own ? Why did I not li-ion to my reason, rather than to my fond and molt-h heart, anil resist. Hip kind old mail's reasonings nnd pk'iittings? Why did I believe htm when he told me I should win his son's nH'eclions? Did I not know that his heart was given to another? Dear o'tl man ho fondly believed his Fred, crick's tiffections could not lung bo withheld from one whom ho himself loved inmliirlv nnd how eagerly I drank in his nsuraucps ! Amid all the sorrow that I (bit, while kneeling by his dying bed. how did my hoarl swell with undcflnable pleasure, n's he laid his hand, nlrendy chilled by death, upon my head, gnve 1110 his pnrling bless, ing, and said that his son would love me I .Mistaken assurance! ah, why did I fondly trust it! Were I now free! free! would I then have the knot untied thai makes me his for life? Not for n world like tins' No, ho in mine omj j nm uv (IU nWli of God nnd man, wo ore 0110. Ho must' sometimes be at home nnd an occasional hour in his society, will bo n tlenrer bliss than uught this world enn bestow beside. His fnther's blessing is still warm nt my heart ! I still feel his hand on my bond ! Let mo act as he trusted I should act, and oil may yet bo well! Duties aro mine ond thino, Heavenly Father, nro resuhs. Overlook my infirmities, forgive all needs forgiveness, sustain my weakness, nnd guide mo by thine unetriinr wisdom. Sho loll on her knees to continue her sun. phent loijB, and pour out her full Botil before her Father in heaven: and when she orotic, hor heart, if nut happy, waa calm : her brow, if not cheerful, was eercno. TK OLQKY OF CAR U T T II E WELfIuK Tf H 0M liT " " " FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 1. 838. ! mi 1 Frederick Westbury was nn only child. He never enjoyed the advantages of ma ternal instruction impressed on tho h.-nrt by maternal tenderness fur Ins mother died neiorc ho was three yenrs old, and nil recollection of Imr had Tadcd from his memory Judge Westbury wasonc orihc most amiable, ono of the best of men j but with regard lo tho management of lii son, no wns loo much like tho venerable israeiitisli priest. His son, like other pons, often did that which wns wrong, 'and ha restrained him not.' He wns neither neg ligcut in teaching, or in warning; hut instruction and discipline, did not, ns they ever should do, go hatid-in.hand ; and for want of this discipline, Frederick grow up with passions uncontrolled with a will unsubdued. Ho received a finished ednco tion, and his mind, which wns of n Ino-h order, was richly stored with knowledge. Ills pride of character was great, and "ho looked down with contempt on all that wns dishonorable or vicious. He had a chival . roua ffonornsity, and n frnnkness of dtspost lion that led linn lo detest concenlmont nr deceit. 'lie loved or hated with his wlmln soul. In person he was eh-mint : hi rmm. tennnce was marked with high intelloc nnd strong feeling ; nnd he had Hie bearing of a prince. Such was Frederick West" bury nt the nge of four nnd twenty. About year before his mnrriai'i'. Fred crick became acquainted wild Maria Eldmi. n young lady of great bean'y of person mid In-cmalion or nmnni'r, who en-lavrd Iik nff.-ciions. But nirninsi Miss Hhlon. .Tinl.,o Westbury bad conceived n tin iodic.;. n7ut for onco in bi-i life win ob-l unite in 'ofming mi iiiuinuu iii son 111 111.' wt-n ol liw lieari He fore-aw. or thought ho did so. Hie 1 1 ruin of thit son's ImpniiiP", sh.iuhl lm po ally himself. He had seh-ctcd a wife lor Ins son, a daughter in law for Inin-pl;-. mm-., to Iih own tnle. Julia Hurton was p()i. -esscd oT all that In; ihouirht vu'iioil or ft cuiatinir in wnmiu. Poihly Fiudenek might have thought m t.w imij h,. known her eri; Iin benrt was in im-xti-Mnii n: another: but Ih'Iiit tinin'c.l ,,ut in lnnl n OOP to wlinni he uni-i 1 ign ',.r t;t.. ,,n' e': .ns, no looKou on tier wt li nv tumi as id,, chief olntacio to the re.viz.11 ;.in nt lit vvt.-oe-i Julia wna born, nnrl edncitfij ,n 1 nVe rcmoti' from jndirp Wom hii-v'- -iiiI 'mi'" : hut from Iht tiil'ancy he In I t.. 0 i,.r f'r m tune lo tune, ns bn-me-s led htm .i0 (im part of the country in 'vhich her unren' resided. In her childhood s0 ontwitid' herself nrniind Hie h-art of Hie .Tud'gc, and Irotn that pprtod he had looked on her ns the futiiri' wifii of hi son. Hi--vimvj ni.d VtsIlP-, how 'VP,-, w r,. ..Mp y c ,,fj,,,j t hi-own DnnH'. un if. t 1 Un disium. : fiilind )lial ill-' snnV rff-t" '1 -.vt'.r 111.1 xIpiI. Tin- difeovery wn- 11. soom-r cum! 'Inn ho wroii- a pressing letter to Join who was no.v nn nrnhan to comp.ind tnnk" him n visit of 11 f.-w weeks. The rf.i mi he gave for invtiing her, was Hint hi- ii-'-iIni was rapidly declining, (whicn witno 'nn- and ho felt that her upi ty w ml. I h, solace lo hi lii-art. John can h savi Frederick; h'Mrd Ins enhij-iieii -d conv. r sation, obsrved hi' pnlhed iiianii r- : remarked the lofty lone of lit.- fueling; nn-! giving the reins to her f'ency, without eon. snltiti" reiKon or prudene". "she loved Intn T n hit" for her -eenritv. bin too mi 'm' her pence she ienrne ! lint 1, I .v.. I mm . Drcndinir lest she fhiiiinl ln"rnv ."r ' 1 10 nm onjep! oi ii r ii.nii' , Jt' ,:', ,, , ,51, wihed iniinoilhtply to nin ,, 1 . ,,,.r i,,tiv place. But lo this' Jinlgn Wtvbury won not. listen He soon discovered tiie i:it of her feelings, and it gave htm imtningli d niisiuounn. It nogttreii well lur I In; nie. cess ol Ins dearest earthly hope, and a hi- streogtli was rapidly declining, niinmn tion having raMeried Imr ih-adlv fangs hini to linti;n linn (u He; grnve. T .,avo his whiilo nun. I to the nec'mn Ii -i m toiit of hi? drmgn. A- lir.-t iis ' Ml ll-tpiiPil to : SllbjCt With IIMilu.rni.oil iM,,in j..,,,.., , h," leeltnir. i,fi,.n 11 a, li, , aw- hi. Hi t, -inking to Un; intnb ; and, m an uii"ii,n '.-d hour lie nroinid luin h:t in w..';'t nnk Juha hi wifp. JmlfTp Wo-iliii-v iHvt ,.v. cried him-p lo oh'inn n n. ., ,!. fr.,;.. Jnhn Hint fho would aecepi the han,) ofi, sou; and he rested not until Hi.-. ,;,, ,., tnnilv plti'hted thotr fni'n m In h,..i .!.. To FrpiliMick t hi- was a moment ol un- mingled m.sery. He saw thai Iin Cnilm, was dying, nnd full himself constrained to promise his hand to ono woman, while his ueari was in possession ol another. Julia's emotions were of the tnosM c nfiict ing char.ifiier. To be thn bridn of the man she loved, made her heart throb with joy. nnd her faith in his father's assu rnnco that she would win his Affections, sustained her hope, that his prediction would ho verified." Yet when she mnrl.-Pil the countenance of hL.r fur urn hii-band. In-r heort sank within h,.r. She could not flat tor botseir into the belief, that ils ttuintn gled gloom nroso solely from griofnt the approaching death ofhta father. Sim fell that ho was making a sacrifice of Ins food. est wi-hes nt tho shrine of filial duly. t. tsr.... 1 1:1 . . . ' . jimyu uMijiny intMi; anil Willi nllrlnsl lis parting breuth, ho pronounced 0 bles sing upon Julia as (us daughter H,0 wife of Ins son most so umlv rcneatim In-- conviction Hint, she would s.nn secure the ueari 01 tier husband ! Immediatolv. onihe decen.-n of hr.r rr,,.n 1 nnd fn her. Jultn relnrnod home, nnd in ihreo inonths Frederick fulii.wnd In 1 to f'llfill Ins protui.e, , yns vvr, vu,,i ,,, would have given 11 world lui'i h-porM-s-t -l 11, to bo free from Ins Ptign. in. ni . li.ji thi't could never be. Hi. word hail li. eu given to In,- father, nnd intt be relti'ioii-lv redeemed. 'I will make her my wife thought he; 'I promt,,.,) my father Hint I would. Thank henven, I never proim-ed Inn Hint I would lovelier!' Itnpunnani nH such nn union was to his feelings, ho was reully impatient lo hove it completed; for as his duly and obligation went not beyond the bare act of inakin-; her his wife, he felt nmuiniui Ulint once done he should bo comparatively i. . 1 iiiiiu. 'I nm come,' naid ho to Julia, 'to fulfil my u.igngptnont. will you name a day for t l" eeri'innnt' ' His countenance was so ploomv. hi manners so cold so utterly destitute of n iioernessor mildly tceling, that somethinn like terror seized Juhn's hear! ; and with" out "inking any reply she burpt into tears. 'Why these tears, In?8 Morton ?' said he; 'our mutual promise wns given to my father; it is fit wo redeem it.' iVi particular time wns specified,' said Jnhn timidly, and with a faltering voice. is.-o inucii tiasic necessary .' 'My father wished that no unnecessary delay shoulij be made.' said Frpilnripb. 'nnil I cn pee nn reason why we should not ns wen ua married now, ns at nny future period. If you consult my wishes, you will iiuiiiu un unriy uny. This day vas fixed, nnd nt Ipnrrth n,,i,.n,i presenting the Ptngular anomaly of a man eagerly hastening to the altar, to utter vows from which his heart recoiled, and a woman going to it with trembling and re luctance thnugh about to bo united to him who possessed her undivided affections. Tho wrddinrr cerornonv over. Mr Wod burv immediately took his bride, to his nlo giintly furnished house ; throw it open for n wt;ph, in orinni visits; and then gladly ob. yed a summons to New York, to ntfpnd to some nffiirs of irr.portanci;. On leavinir tionip, he lelr as il released from bondage. 1 iim! or propriety nan constrained linn 0 liav some l(. ntiprition In 1, 10 l,r,,n mi. I to receive the cingrntnlntions of his' l ipriiH Willi ail air 11 snluf.iniiiin m . while those vry congratulations congealed ht-i hart. by briiiL'in.r to mind iIip ima Un had formed with one he could not love, to 11111 nni'iwuniuiy ol ins forming them with 1 no one whom he idolized. When he hat been ab-ent nb nit ten days he nvatled him en or an opportunity to send a verbal menage to Irs wile, informing her that he waw..l, nnd should probably ho nt home in the coiir-P oftwo week-; bill when Hint pur'oij w,n drawing towards a clo-c. hi I'l-'in-s wn- n.i! completed, nnd as home k 'lie in-: place lm wi-hed to visit, be re-iiv ti to prni met his nlcnee, so long a h 'ind 1 rcn-iiiunhlc pxpop -J nni-' write od ititor.-n her of th0 change in my plan, i.'ougni ,,p, i iC.micv fletnantls it, vet how enn 1 wrier- My dear Julia! mv dear wife! A'o suc'i Hiing she is not dear to 'tie: ,Mir. is my wife- s'he i Mrs West iiury-sne. is mistress of my home, and ii.iKi -Hare my fortune lot that stillico her I Itll!"' ha V" been fortllPS.. Hint -I,., mnr. id n." j onme : a iirHiii" ! nn elegiint 11 n ! Moan! niiilniirins ! liTriri '"s-: Th ui, Maria bright, beautiful, nnd p'iu' ' in. 111 wouiiNt have married me for uiv-elt! A Ins. I nm ,,n,t...... 1 rv failiPr!- Under the influence of fe'elimrs ioee, tie wrote the laconic epistle .Hi 11 i.ui ui nriij,. 8(, iui,,)v Iim tor tPnrs 1 was at tln close ol about two weeks from tin-, thai Juha was pjtijno- ono eve- ni'ig in her parlo:, dividing tho tunn he twixt In-r work and a book, when the door oeii rang, and n minute after the parlor M'-.r i.p-neu. anu ir Westbury entered U ttli sparkling L.yps and glowing cheeks, -or; 'prang torwartl, her hand half extended 0 hi et in-,iU ,,s ceremonious bow. nnd 1 1 n -go'iil evn ngAJrs West 111 rv .' rppnlhw) her 1 c Heel ion ; nnd caro ly able to reply - in- un nny. -in- sail,; unci, on her chair one inouiriii sue was prepared to sco him cold ni.d ilistani thought she expected it uui sin! nnu deceived herso f. Nntwith standing all her bitter rumiuntinns on her hn-hiiud's ituliffi'rence towards her, there lm. neen n halo under current of hone pliymg at the boitoni of her heart, and tel ling he he might return more cordial than ne went. Ills coin salutation, nnd colder eve. .-em per lo :..r sai , disappoint ed. sick 1 ''enn ii'i-l u-iny faulting. 1 11 a iiiinnt 0. ij uv .y. -. .i- rer: .verpil h,.r spt-pus-es-iiin nml rni'1 llp-c inqnirtes concnrning hi tie-i m mr-t journey mat propri.'ty dictated. 10 -pi e or niiiiscii, she huceecded 111 sjiue ih.-grp.. ,u drawing him on.. She was gentle, mules!, and tiuoblru-ive and T-t.ii-n .uui prnurii.'iv were conspicuous in all -he .-mil. Beside, she looked very "' 'er iigurp. itiongii rnihor below 'lie .-iiPiliuui stZ';. was very fine, her hand and foot of unrivalled beauty. She was dressed wuh great simplicity, but good 'n-.te was betrayed in evcy thing nbmit her per. son. She wore her dress, too, with n pe c iliar L'rnc?, equally remote from precision and negligence. Her fenturps wptp fpitm . Inr. and Iter complexion delicate ; but The greatest attraction of her face was the fn cility and truth with which it expressed every feeling of the heart. When Mr. Westbury first entered the pnrlnr, 1111 nb server might have pronounced her be.niii fill; but Hie bright glow of transient joy that then kindled her cheek, had faded nwoy, and lelt her palu so pale, that Mr Wc-lbury inquired even with soma little appearance of interest. 'wbethnr hor health wns os good as usual ' Her voice, which wn always soli and melodious, was even softer and sweeter tlinn tiiiiial. ns she un iwered, 'that it wn.' Mr Westbury nt length w 'in mi far as lo make some inqui. hps relative lo her occupation durinrr his iib-eiifp. whet!,,.,- H,u culled on the now In nie, Aht- Ciinninohnin, and nlher ques tiiiim (.I'siunhii ciiiM-quence. For the time In- forgit Alii nn Kiilnn, wns half uncoil, -noun Hiii1 John was Ins wife ontl viuwinir her only n- a coinpiiinon, he passed on hour or two very comfortably. One day when Mr Westbury enmo to dinner, Julia handed him n card of ciitnpli inenls from Mr mid Mrs Brook, who wero about giving a splendid parly. 'I have returned no nnswer,' said Julia, 'not knowing whether you would wish to accept 1110 invitation or not,' ,11 ,' Ithiiik no lady looks well who has nnv of '! or yourself, you can do as you please,! that odious color about her.' y Airs Westbury-bull shall certainly attend 'I nm ntiilo indifferent nhnot ihn . said Jultn, os such scenes afford mo little picusurc: out should be plenscd to do as you think proper; tl9 you think best.' Her yotco trembled a little ns sho spoke, for she m li?01 bocomc "Hcicnlly accustomed to Mr Wcslbury's brusque manner townrds herself, to bear it with perfect firmness. 'I should think it very Ftiiiablo that you pay Mr and Mrs Brooks this attention,' Mr Westbury replied. Tho evening visit t Mrs Brooks nt cngth nrrived, and Julia repaired lo her bed chntrioor lo dress for tho occasion. To render herself pleasing in the eyes of her husband wna the solo wish of her heart, lint how to do this was tho question. She would have tho world to knmv i,i, in.u his favorite colors, and other trifles or the ike nature but of these sho was complete ly ignorant, and must thercforo bo guided by hor own fancy. 'Stmollcit v ihoimht sho 'simplicity is the surest way; for" il "iiuoos. 11 11 noes not captivate. ' Accordingly sho arrayed herself in n plain white satin and over hor phonhW., lunc thrown a white blond mantle, with nn azure border while a girdle or the Fame hue en circled hor waist. Her toilet completed, Juha descended lo tho parlor, her shawl nnd cnlnsb in her bnnd. Mr Wetbnrv was waiting for her, ond iust ca?timr bis eyes over her person, ho said-'If you arc ready, Mrs Westbury, wo will go immedi ately, as tl is now late.' Most of the fjueMs wero already nsssmblcd when th pv nrriupl at the mansion open for their reception, nnd it was not quite eay to get access to the lauy 01 hip nouse, to make their cnmnli incuts. JhiH important, duly, however, was at length happily accomplished, and .nr ivesuiury s next cllort was to obtain a seat for his wife. She would have prefer red retaining his arm. nt least for n u-l.ilo. as few persons present were known to hor. and she felt somewhat embarrassed and confused ; but she durst not gav so, ns, from her husband's manner, she saw that no wished to be free from such attendance. in such matters thn heart of a delicate and sensitive woman seldom deceives her. Is it that her instincts arc superior to those of men ? Julia had been seated but. n short i;mn before Air and Airs Cunninehnni nnnrnnoh ed her. and entered into a lively conversa- ..u.i. .ns Hils a greal ruMet t0 jUla, who could have wept nt her solitary and neglected situation, alone, in the midst of a crowd. Mrs Cunningham was in fine spir. its, and her husband annearcd tho lm oflho happy. Not that ho onnearnd nnr. licularly to enjoy society but hit, bloominrr wife was by his side, and bis eves rest no on her with looks of the tendorest love while the sound of her voice seemed stontly to awaken a thrill of pleasure in his ueari. Alter conversing with Jn a nwhiln Mrs Cunningham said 'Do vou prefer sit ting to walk inc. Mrs Wnstbnrv. Pm lake my arm, and move about with 113 "a little it looks so dull for a person to sit through a party.' Julia glndly ncccpted the offer, nnd wns soon drawn away from herself, in lislenin" to the lively rattle of her companion, who', nlthough only a resident of a few weeks in Hie city, seemed already ocnuainted with all the gentlemen, nnd half the ladies pres ent. An hour had been passed in this manner, and in partaking of tho various refreshments that wore provided to which Julia did but little honor, thotmh th of no consequence, 03 Mrs Cunningham amply made up nil deficiencies uf this kind; when the sound of music in another room attracted their attention. Julia was ex. tretnely fond of music, and ns their situation nmid the confusion of tongues, wns very unfavorable for its enjoyment', Air vyiiioioimiuiii proposed tnni they should en. ueavor lo tnnko their way to Iho music r"oin. After considerable detention, they succeeded in nccninplihiug their object, so as 10 get iniriy within the door. Considering tho number of nersons orpsnot and how low there are that do not prefer the music of their own tongues lo nny oth er melody, the room was romarkoblv still 1 compliment deserved ny the young la- iy who pat nt mo piano, who played ond sang with fjrent ski nnd f.-phnir. lolm'o intention was soon attracted In h nr hue band, who was standing on tho opposite side ol' the room, leaning ngainsl the wall, his arms folded across Ins breast ; his eyes resting on tho performer with an o.vnrossinn of warm admiration, while a deep shade of inciaucnuiy was cast over bis natures. Julia's heart beat tunitiltunusy. 'Is it Hie music,' thought she, 'or the musician, that thus rivets his nltontinn? Would I knew who it is that plays and sinrrs so swpptlvi' She d:d not long remain in doubt. Thn song finished, all voices were warm in its praise. 'How delightfully Aliss Eldon nlavs! and wuh what reeling sho simrs ?' evnlmm ed Airs Cunningham. I never listened to a sweeter voice.' The blood rushed to Julin's bpml. nn.i back ngnin to her heart, like n torrent; a vertigo seized her; and all objects bcroro :r wore, iora moment, nn indistinct whirl ig mass. But tho did not faint: Bl,n ,i,,i not even bclroy her feelings, though sho took tho first opportunity to loavn thn mm and obtain a scat. For n timn elm ..,. unconscious of all that wor passing around her; sho could not even ilnnlt shn only fe't Her husband's vnico was iho first tiling mat orouscil her attention. !!. wns standing near her with another gentleman ; evident that neither of them wernnvvnro of her proximity. 'Mrs Brooks looks uncommonly well in night,' snid Mr Wcstbury'H companions ; 'her dress is peculiarly becoming.' 'It would be,' snid Mr Westbury, 'wore not for those bluo ribbands; but I can VOL. XII No. 580 ! I I 1 1 1 ( IMI 1 'It does finely in its plnce,' paid Mr Westbury, 'that is in heaven above our bends but never about the person of a inuy. Julia wished the mantle and her girdle in Africa 'Yet why?1 thought she, 'I dare say he is ignorant that I hovo any of tho color ho $0 much dislikes about me! Ilia heart belongs to another und ho cares not minds not how she is clad whom he culls wife: Air Westbury nnd his friend now moved to another par, of the room, nnd it was as much ns Julia could do, to onswer with propriety, the few remarks that rt passing; ncquaintancc now and then made to her. At length the company began to disperse, nnd presently John saw Air Westbury lend ing Miss Eldon from the room. His bend was inclined towards hor; a bright hectic spot was on his check, and ho was speak ing to her in the softest tone, ns they paps ed near where Julia was sitting. Aliss Eldon's eyes were raised lo his face, whilo her countenance wore n mingled expression of pain and pleasure. Julia had just timo enough to remark all this, ere they left tho room. 'Oh, that I were away !' thought she, 'that I were at homo; that I were in my grave !' She eat perfectly unconscious of nil that was going forward, until Air Westbury came lo her, inquiring 'whether she meant to he the last to tako leave?' Julia mechanically arose mechanically made her parting compliments to Mrs Brooks nnd scarcely know anything, till sho arrived at hor own door. Just touch ing hor husband's band, she sprung from thcrarrhgc, and flew to her chamber. For a while she walked the floor in an ngo nv of feeling. The constraint under which sho labored, served but to increase tho violence of her emotion, now that she was free to indulge it. 'Oh, why did I attend this party?' at length thought she 'Oh, what have I suffered !' After a while, however, her reason began to operate. 'What have I seen that I ought not to havo expected ?'she asked herself. 'What havo I learned that 1 knew not before? except,' she added, a trifling fact concerning my husband's taste?' Julia thought long nnd deeply; her spirits becamo calm ; she renewed former resolutions; looked to heaven for wisdom to guide, and strength to sustain her and casting aside the mantle which would henceforth bo useless to wear, alio instantly threw a shawl ovor hor shoulders to con ceal the unlucky girdle, and although the hour was late, descended to tho parlor. Mr Westbury was sitting by a table, lean ing bis head on his hand. It was not easy for Julia to address him, on any subjeel. iiul iuo exciting to nor iccling3 and etill more difficult perfectly to command her voice, that its tones might be those oreaso and cheerfulness: yet she succeeded in doing both. The question 6he asked, led Air Westbury to look up, and he was struck by the death lilto paleness on her cheek. Julia could by on effort control her voice: 6ho could in a degree subdue hor feelings but she could not command the express, sion of her countenance; could not bid the blood visit or recede from her cheeks at her will. She knew not indeed, that at this time she was pale; her own face was tho last thing in her mind. Mr Westbury had no sooner answered her question, than ho added 'You had better retire, Airs West bury; you look as if the fatigues of the evening had been too much for you.' 'Fatigues of the eveningAgonies rath, cr!' thought Julia ; but thanking him for his kind advice, she immediately retreated to her chamber. Until this evening. Air Westbury had scarcely fccii Aliss E. since his marriage. He had avoided seeing her, being conscious that sho retained the power of his hearc; and his sense of rectitude forbade his in dulging a passion for one woman, while tho husband of another. Aliss Eldon suspected this, and fell pinned at his newer ovur him. self. Her heart fluttered with satisfaction when she saw him enter Airs Brook's draw, ing room ; nnd she resolved to ascertain whether her influence over Ins affections wore diminished. Sho wns mortified and chagrined, that even here ho kept aloof from her, giving her only a passing bow, ns ho walked to another part of tho room. ' It was with unusual pleasure that sho cnmpli. cd with n request lo sit to n piano, for sho well knew the power of music or her own music over Ins Ix-art. Never benno bad sho touched tho keys with so much inter est. She did her best that best was pre eminently gnod-.and sho soon found that she hnd fixed the attention of htm alouu whom sho cared to please. After singing one or two modern sons, she berratronu that Phe had learned at Air Westbury's re quest, at tho period when he used to visit her almost daily. h was Burn's 'Yo banks nnd braes o' bonnio Donn,' and was with him a great favorite. When Alisa Eldon came to thuso hues Thou niindVt 1110 of departed jojs, Departed never to return she raised her eyes to his face, nnd in on instant ho forgot evorything but herself, 'her happiness is sacrificed as well ns my own;' thought ho; and leaning his head ngninst the wall of the room, ho rraVo Inmsolf up, for the timo, In lovo nnd meian. choly. Tho song concluded, however, ho regained some control over his fpnl.nirj. nn.l still kept nt a distance from her; nay con quered himself, so far as to repair to iho drawing-room, to escnpo from her danor- nus vicinity. H i saw her not again until she was equipped for her depat turo. Then sho contrived to get near him. nnd throw so much Bwcclness ond melancholy into her voice, as sho paid 'good night Mr. West bury,' that ho was instantly disarmed; and drnwing her arm within his, conducted her from tho room, 'How,' said he, in n low ond tremulous tone, 'Alarm, could ynu sing that song to hurrow up my feelings ? 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