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which had oftens floated across his than Marvell, that of perpetuating fancy, as visions never to be veri- by the pencil those beauties of nafied in an earthly form! Yet love túre by wbich they were encompassoh no, he felt=secure that the ed Emma, whose harp called forth disparity of their fortunes, no less the accompaniment of Marvell's than his long boasted insensibility, voice, which not unfrequently blendwas a barrier not to be overpassed. ed with her own clear notes--EmHe would look on her as on a beau- ma sunk deeply into a heart which, tiful statue that, commanding the hitherto unsusceptible to mere beaumost devoted admiration, excludes ty,“ yielded to the influence of every warmer sentiment.
charms, of virtues, felt rather than Days, weeks, passed on, and the studied, and imbibed imperceptibly least of Marvell's thoughts or wish- at moments when danger was fores was to leave a spot endeared to gotten. The discovery had not perhim yet more and more by each haps been made but for an unexsucceeding hour. Mr. Chiverton's pected invitation to his old quarters knowledge of geology, though not at the Sow and Bagpipes, where he extensive, was sufficient to detect beheld, with not less astonishment the deficiencies of his self-consti- than dismay, the very identical Martuted assistant, but a benevolent vell whom he had personated, in a smile was the only consequence of towering rage with the presumption the discovery. He found in Mar- of his landlady, who had in good set yell those qualities which he had terms disputed his right and title to desired rather than hoped to find in his own name.
“ But here comes a scientific companion--talent with- Mr. Marvell himself," exclaimed out assumption, learning devoid of the irate dame," who will give you pedantry, a well regulated temper, your own, with a murrain to you, as and a heart overflowing with the becomes bim”- lifting up at the kindest and best of human sympa- moment a huge bireh broom, as if thies. The old gentleman became to take summary vengeance on the attached to him in no common de- luckless intruder. gree, and Marvell, on his part, “And I desire nothing but my could not but feel highly grateful own,” retorted the real Simon Pure to, and deeply interested for, one but eh! what !" who seemed to possess every virtue “ George ! "_" Harry !”-esunder heaven, save that which vir- caped from the lips of each at the tue fails not to confer--a calm and same instant. self-approving conscience. His “Why, what part of the play are young friend indeed more than you acting here, Harry ” cried suspected that a mind, sensitive the true Marvell, bursting into a
to a morbid excess which loud fit of laughter, “ but no matter verged on aberratior of intellect, -mum's the word-say only that ascribed to some long-past error a you wish to remain my double, my deeper shade of atrocity than it better self, and I am off like a shot.'' might justly bear. But, to touch “Nay, then, but I'll be shot beon this was to awake a jarring fore the 'Squire shall be so bamstring that vibrated through every boozled ; " interrupted the incensed nerve, and he was warned, not less landlady: one or both of you must by the excitement it produced on be at your tricks, that is certain, so his benefactor than its recoiling in- I shall e'en up to the Hall and tell fluence on his own mind, tol abstain all I know ! " from the subject altogether.
“No, no, hostess," returned the Meanwhile Emma Chiverton, the false Marvell, “the office must be frequent companion of their walks, mine to set this matter right.” and the devoted admirer of an art in " And, a difficult office, too, I which she possessed little less skill should guess," said the real Marvell.
“My dear George," continued only motive I can assign is, I fear, his friend, " you shall know anon but curiosity, or a weak desire nok my motive, or rather no-motive, for to contradict the self-authorized asthus strangely assuming your name sumption of my well-intentioned but and avocation, unconscious howe- mistaken landlady.”. ver that I was trespassing on your “This is but trifling with my feelmanor. Stay but till I can doff my ings, sir," replied Chiverton, with a borrowed plumes and invest you." deeper frown ; " my daughter, sir,
“ Not I, Harry,” exclaimed the --my Emma, can you deny that you other ; " since the truth must out, have presumed to lift your thoughts know that I come to resign, not to to one-oh, heaven ! can I believe accept, an office which, desirable that she has forgotten her duty, ber enough a month since, were now principles, so far as to yield her afout of the question for a man of two fection and yet am I not most to thousand per annum-nay, never blame, who exposed her to a danstare, Harry-my great-grand aunt gerous influence which my own is dead, and has left me all those heart withstood not !” golden hoards, of which she would “ It cannot be that Emma, that not have spared me one piece in Miss Chiverton I mean, loves me !" her life-time to save me from starv- exclaimed his companion, gasping ing, and which are now not more for breath. mine than yours ; if, as I fear from “ I said it not," replied Chiverthis odd step, your means are scant.” ton, in a tone of grave - rebuke ;
“No, no," replied his compan: “ and, even were it thus, my daughion, wringing his hand,“ my object, ter is too high-minded, too observant if I had one, was anything rather of her duty, not to subdue so illthan gain ; and wealth were now placed, so unworthy a passion. Oh, more than ever valueless to one heaven, Marvell," he continued, whom fortune delights to persecute bursting into a flood of tears,“ how -wait, my friend, but till I have cruelly have you practised on the avowed my disgrace, and expiated credulity of one who loved you, my almost involuntary offence by valued you, as the prop and stay of tearing from my heart the sweetest, his declining age!' I would have fondest hope-hope did I say?-no, pledged my soul for your faith-I no, not that--and we will depart believed your heart to be the seat of together.”
every virtue-how deeply I am disThe false Marvell returned to the appointed ! I know not what led to Hall, oppressed by conflicting pas- this strange deception ; if poverty, sions that almost deprived him of I will relieve it-you shall not have utterance, when he found himself the plea of necessity for continuing once more in the presence of his pa- in courses so unbecoming your tatron. The news of his deception, lents and attainments—but, as you however, had traveled thither be- value my peace, my favor, never fore him, and the frown that hover- let me see you more !" ed over the brow of the benevolent “No, sir,” exclaimed his comChiverton deeply attested his sense panion in a firmer tone, “that I of the indignity practised on him. have erred it were vain to deny, but “ I ask but one thing, Mr. Marvell, the force of circumstances, rather or whatever else you choose to be than any preconceived idea of decalled," cried he, interrupting the ception, led me into a situation broken vindication of his late adhe- which I cannot sufficiently lament. Tent-“your motive ? - yet why On my soul, I had no thought, no should I ask that which is but too hope, of gaining the affection of evident ?”
Miss Chiverton, whom I had not “ I understand you not, sir," re- even seen when I entered your de plied his auditor ; "the best, the main ! I knew not that I loved her
until this discovery awakened me you love her, and I think-Emto the truth, and though I now feel ma will you pleasure me ?-Woodthat in quitting her I leave happi- ford,
will you take her ?” ness forever, believe me my deep “ Take her my friend, my faest regret will be that I have occa- ther!” cried Harry, sinking at his sioned even a moment's uneasiness feet in a transport of bliss. to those to whom I would die to He looked on both with an exserve. I have been the victim pressive eye and silently joined their of inisfortune from my birth, and hands-Emma, while she stood in the measure of my woes is now speechless astonishment, scarcely full!"
resisting her father's wish. “I would rain believe you, Mar “ It must not be !” he exclaimed, vell,” cried Mr. Chiverton, in a separating their hands as suddenly unilder tone ; " Marvell malas, I as he united them—" it must not be know not what else to call you. - the truth, the dreadful truth is yet
“The name was assumed," replied to be divulged-Woodford speak, his auditor, strongly affected by his would you wed the daughter of him change of manner, “ to conceal who murdered your father?” that of a family unsullied till now Woodford started to his feet"I in the person of their descendant. see how it is, ” cried the old man, My birth was honorable, though an wildly; “I see your abhorrence in ill-fated father bequeathed me little your looks-oh, Woodford, deeply, save his evil fortunes, and his name deeply have I sinned, and deeply of Woodford !”
has that sin been avenged by re“ Woodford !” exclaimed Chiver- morse so dire, that for long, long ton, starting from his chair, almost years, existence has been a burden convulsed by emotion, “not the son —yet you may pity, though you canof Colonel Woodford, who fell in a not forgive, and I-I was not wholduel in Flanders !"
ly guilty, since the challenge was “ It was even thus,” returned the forced on me by those horrid laws wondering youth, “that my unhap- of honor to which man yields himpy father perished—but what means self, alas, a willing slave. If there this !-my friend, my benefactor, re- be expiation for such a crime as strain yourself, or this agitation will mine, I would have atoned the fatal be fatal!"
deed by a gift the most precious in He hastened to sprinkle water on my power to bestow ; yet, though the face of the almost expiring Chi- you reject the allianee of one stainverton, whose daughter, alarmed by ed with your father's blood, do not the elevation of her parent's voice, withold pardon from him whose resuddenly entered the apartment and pentance is not less than his sin ! " hung over him in speechless agony, --and the poor old gentleman sunk He recovered to behold Woodford down on his knees as he spoke. ehafing his temples, while Emma, “My father," cried Woodford,
a trembling hand, applied eagerly attempting to raise himrestoratives to revive animation. “ my father, if I may indeed call Looking wildly towards her, “My you so, too long have you reproachchild,” he cried, “you have been ed yourself with an involuntary act. ever dutiful-say, will you yield to From my angel mother, who in her the dearest wish of a fond, a doting deprivation did justice to that cruel parent, and give your hand to him necessity which raised your hand who stands beside me?"
against her husband's life from her “My father !” exclaimed Emma, lips I long since learned this mourngazing anxiously on him, as though ful tale, and was taught to think she feared his senses were wander- kindly and tenderly of one whose ing.
name alone was concealed from " Woodford, you have owned that me,”
my son ?"
“And will you then-will you be morrow, and bonfires at night to cel
ebrate the marriage of my daughter " Will I, my father ?”
and heiress." “ And you, Emma ? "
“ What, with that gentleman ! » Miss Chiverton, dissolved in tears, cried the hostess ; “ well I always answered not, save by a silent moó said this was the true man, and that tiou of the hand, which her parent the rogue.” placed in that of Woodford.
“And I always said,” rejoined “Heaven bless you, my chil- the true Marvell
, “that Harry dren !my sin is absolved my last Woodford would one day be requitwish on earth is accomplished !” ed for all the past, though I looked
“Harry, Harry, are you ready?” not for so bright, so lovely a reward, said the true Marvell, breaking as this lady, even for my inestimainto the room, “ I can't stay a mo- ble friend ! 'And now, Harry, I supment longer with this foolish old pose, I may depart alone!” woman, who, though it was all her * Not so, sir," said Mr. Chiverown mistake, insists on it that you ton, smiling, “the name of Marare no better than you should be, vell is dear to me, even for the sake and I a little matter worse.” of a very dear impostor ; and as he
“What! mine hostess of the will now probably have other than Sow and Bagpipes ! ” exclaimed geological pursuits, I must even the 'Squire, smiling through his press your friendship into the sertears, “yours shall be no mistake for vice of an old whimsical fellow, yourself, since it has led to so hap- who is more than ever disposed to py a conclusion--henceforth, dame, find your house is your own-see that a good dinner is provided at my ex
-tongues in trees, books in the running
brooks, pense for all the neighborhood to- Sermons in stones, and good in overything.'»
THE LATEST FEMALE FASHIONS.
EVENING DRESS. A dress of green gros des Indes, the A gown of ponceau velvet, corsage corsage high bebind, with a square à la Sévigné; the back part of the falling collar, and crossing in folds bust is finished by a double fall of before. The upper part of the white blond lace, which is brought sleeve is excessively large ; it is ar- round the arm-hole in front, so as to ranged from the elbow to the wrist form epaulettes. Beért sleeve, finin three bouffants of different sizes. ished en manchelle with blond lace. Two flounces put very close, so that A bias band of the same material as the one falls over upon the other, the dress, cut in irregular dents, goes go round the bottom of the skirt; round the bottom of the skirt, and is the upper flounce is headed with a surmounted by another,lwhich reachruche. The hair is arranged in two es as high as the knee. Blond lace soft and moderately-sized bows on chemiseite. The hair is parted on the crown of the head ; it is much the forehead, and disposed in two parted on the forehead, and disposed plaited bands, arranged something in full clusters of curls at the sides, in the style of a corodet on the The bonnet is of canary yellow pee crown of the head ; knots of strawluche, trimmed with nauds of ribbon, colored gauze ribbon, lightly striped striped blue, and a new shade of with black, are inserted in this orred intermixed with sprigs of myr- nament ; ope is placed upright, the tle. The scarf is cachemire, bror other on the left side. Gold earcaded and fringed at the ends, rings and brooch, pearl necklace.
* Little things have their values Cholera Morbus.The rapid advance of milder climates of Europe, where its ra: the cholera morbus, which comes from the vages will be more terrible, as the populaextremity of India, and the certain fact, that tion is more dense, and communications it always follows the migration of large more rapid and more numerous. bodies of men, such as the march of armies Home.-No marvel that poets have choand caravans, should war Western Eu sen home and the native land, as grateful rope of the near invasion of this dreadful themes of song. In themselves, the words scourge. Two Russian divisions, which have are full of melody; in their associations advanced to the frontiers of Poland, come they form exqoisite music. It is a blessed from the governments of Kotirok and Cher thing to have a haven of rest where love son, where this epidemic rages. M. Moreat lights its beacon and keeps its vigils to de Jonnès, on the 22d November, read be- greet the returning wanderer, weary of a fore the Academy of Sciences at Paris a re cheerless pilgrimage by flood or field. God port of considerable interest. respecting this help those for whom every country wears a new species of plague. “Will the cold," foreign aspect--who avert their steps from asks M. Moreau de Jonnès, “ extinguish the the dwelling of their fathers, banished by cholera morbus this year? But bas cold the clouds of discord, or the rank weeds of tone so during the fifteen years it has ra- desolation ! vaged Asia ? Did it even at Orenbourg, Chinese Justice.-In order to celebrate under a latitude more northern than Paris ? weddings in China, they used to fix a day Besides, we forget too easily the memora on which all the young men and girls who ble plague which desolated Wallachia and wished to marry repaired to a place desRussia from 1769 to 1771. It was imported tined for that purpose. The young men into Moscow during the autumn, and cos gave a statement of their wealth; after tinued its fearful career during three very which they were divided into three classes severe winters. Will this scourge reach the rich, the middling, and the poor. Poland, Germany, and, at last, France? The girls were also divided into three classes We dire mot dwell on these fearful the fine, the tolerable, and the ugly unes. thoughts: we shudder when we remember Then the fine girls were given to the rich that the cholera morbus, engendered in In- young men, who paid for them; the toleradia, has already stretched to the north, far ble ones to the second class of young men, beyond the latitude of Paris and the princi- who did not pay; and the ugly ones to the pal states of Europe and nothing has poor, who had with them the money paid stopped its progress.” M. Moreau de by the rich. Jonnès adds also some new facts. Already Arca of Europe.- 'The surface of the has this pestilent disease thrice advanced different European states in geographic towards Earope by different routes. Im- square miles, is as follows:-Russia, ported in the year 1819 from Bengal into 375,174; Austria, 12,153 1-2; France, the Isles of France and Bourbon, is threa. 10,086 ; Great Britain, 5,535; Prussia, tened to arrive on our shores by some of 5,040 ; the Netherlands (Belgium) 1,196; the many ships belonging to France or Sweden, 7,935 1-2; Norway, 5,798 ; DenEngland. Precaution taken at the Cape of mark, 1,019 3-4 ; Poland, 2,293; Spain, Good Hope prevented this misfortune. 8,446; Portugal, 1,722; Two Sicilies, In 1921 the communication between Bom. 1,987 ; Sardinia, 1,363; the Pope's Terribay and the ports in the Gulf of Arabia, tory, 811; Tuscany, 395 9-25ths; Switbrought the cholera norbus to Bassora : itzerland, 696 1.3; European Turkey, ascended the Enphrates, crossed Mesopo- 10,000; Bavaria, 1,383 ; Saxony, 348; tamia, and following step by step the Hanover, 695 ; Wurtemburg, 359; Baden, commercial communications, ii arrived in 276 ; Hesse Darmstadt, 185; Hesse CasSyria. There it yielded to the cold during sel, 208. the winter, but re-appeared in the spring State of Medicine in Turkey.--Zagori, å with redoubled force, and during three years district not far from loanina, is famous decimated the population. It spread into throughout the Levant for its breed of itinemost of the cities situated on the Mediter. rant quncks. The male population conranean. In the spring of 1825 it appeared sists solely of M. D.'s; Zagoriot and docat Bukara, and continued its ravages to tor being synonymes; and indeed, the wards Moscow, where it penetrated on the medical profession becomes, in their hands, 28th of September last. M Moreau de so lucrative, as entirely to supersede the Jonnès is of opinion that in the provinces necessity of any other. An idea of their of the Russian empire which lie between 45 wealth may be formed from their houses, deg. and 57 deg., the cold of winter will stop which are well built, spacious, and the best the progress of the contagion ; but from furnished in Turkey. When at home, they experience, it is probable that it will re-ap- live like gentlemen at large. It may not pear in the spring with all its activity and prove uninteresting to those who wish to violence; and he fears its descent into the ascertait the state of medicine in Turkey,