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Anti-Sabbath: ProfessionvorsusPractice, 108
A few Thoughts on Clouds, 125
A Very Curious true Story. By Paul Mar-
A Romance of the Cloister. By Mrs. H. E.
An Original Family Picture, 508
A Legend from the Spanish, 522
Byron's Farewell. By W. H. C. Hosmee, Esq,ffi2
How to be Happy. By A. B. Johnson, Esq., 2B5
Hidden Life: A Sceno from Nature, 300
Hymns to the Gods. By Albert Pike,
Esq, 326, 443, 490
Ireland's Famine: A lament. By William
P. Mulcbinock, Esq, . ...........140
Lines: Evening. By Dr. Dickson, 498
Lines: November. By Miss Abdy Allen,..19
Thompson, Esq, 129
Lines from the Persian of Iiafiz 130
Living Pulpit Orators: Rev. O P. Mcil-
Vaine, D. D, 142
Lines addressed to Kossuth. By C. E.
Lines to a Picture. By Dr. Dickson of Lon-
Lines: The Carousal. By S. A. BLANCHARn, 229
Memories of Summer. Bya Countryman,... 36
; Disunion. By Albert Pike, Esq., 241
Stanzas: I.illithe. By One Bereaved, 333
Stanzas: Death. By W». W. Morland, 499
Stanzas: the Unforgotten, 509
Stanzas: Hungary, 518
Song: the Minute Men. By the Peasant Bard, 154
Stratford on Avon. From the Note-Book of
a Traveller, 242
Stray Leaves from the Country, 328
Spring-time and Song. From the Greek of
Sonnet on the Picture of a Beautiful Child,..337
Saint Legor Papers, 337, 416
Song: a Sublime Lesson, 385
Soarings of a Ground-Bird: Man's Divinity.
By Miss Caroline Chesebro' 406
Spring's First Small Flowers. By J. H. Bixbt, 435
The Thousand Islands: with a Glance at Some-
True Freedom : a Sonnot. By Rurus Henry
The Heart and the World. By Auousta
The Philosophical Emperor. By A. B. John-
Voices of tho Waters: a Poetical Address.
By Charles C Nutter, 213
TTITH X OI.ANC* AT SOilSTBIKO »I SI.
Is these unchivalrous, matter-of-fact days, it would seem to border on the audacious to offer any remarks suggestive of a more liberal use of life, since the spirit of the age seems unsatisfied unless one toils, droops and dies, with harness on his back.
We cannot now divino what may come from the nib of our pen, but as we do not belong to the regular army of' litterateurs,' we may be ex• cused if we should load, aim and fire in the most promiscuous and unsportsmanlike manner, taking now and then a feather from the game that may rise on our path. We may, however, avow thus much: we shall not avoid applying the language of censure to those who find no exhilarating, soul-improving influence in the ministrations of Nature, or who are inclined to deride or cheapen the motives of those who advocate the necessity of manly exercise.
•When we revert to the scenes that with no slight rapidity have succeeded each other during the season that is now closing, we feel much like the boy who, on his first visit to a museum, is so dazzled by the variety and extent of the objects he encounters that he can calmly contemplate none. He may possibly retain a dreary recollection of the hippopotamus, the big turtle, and Tom Thumb; and in like manner we can only recall such things as are chiefly rcmemberable from their size or insignificance.
As a substitute for the forgotten, we may indulge in some general remarks, saying less of woman than man; and with the aid of our flyrod, bring an occasional fish into the upper air for the relief of the reader's eye.
He who should take a view of the actual condition of his fellow-man might be surprised to find how large a portion of them are shut out or prevented from participating in the beauties and uses of the outward* world; the positive requirements of daily life demanding the fulfilment
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