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When luckily my second found, reniently reacht, lng OR, PASTIME FOR THE PARLOUR.

Which safely took me o'er the ground, pe upon; but mind that focure from the printer's half a dozen of

It knew the way, and I was brought te take a piece of stated alphabets on cards. Cut out the letters Quickly to the path I'd sought; cleaned from every day, and with them make the name of a per

Once more at home, I went to bed, : water and squeeze iwc object, or thing, keeping the letters in your To pillow there my aching head. be into some spiritofria 1. or out of sight,--then shake them ali to

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In dreadful agonies I laid;

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Did I recover from my fright. R.E.T.

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Behold yon righteous priest! he can portray ENIGMAS.

The lucent likeness of th'eternal day :

When will wild storms of every nature cease ;1.

Obedient to the reign of endless peace. necessary to keep them sometimes very slender, and sometimes very He also can with skill my first impart, touch them with the stout,

While he allays despondence in the heart; colour or take of teised alike by young men, and those who have 'Tis through my second he doth bold such sway, frames, take a little he gout,

In many cases, as he doth display as wool, and run the forte emetimes ornamented, and sometimes very

A mighty engine, so he can evoke,

To settle sin through the strong, strenuous stroke. e cilding. If the free earried by the steady, the frivolous, the Vedi thought so potente elurough such medium, he spirit of vit

Such priest as I portray is often foundspots, and give them my appellation, I'm always very handy, The doors may be done in the Sithout my aid there is no perfect dandy.

He dwells nigh my hill-seated whole’s hale bound, by

R. E. T. There, simply settled, in the morn or eve, nished oil paintings. The me soins

He lowers vain, props pilgrims who do grieve;
In solitude I'm always found,

There he unfolds to noble lady fair
Yet ever visible in the ground;

The far extending, providential care ;
Preserving the Coler And whene'er you choose to look.

A simple sermon-eloquently said

Before th'attentive auditress is laid, od chiatzes, printed lapas. Guess my name, fair reader, do, nt of merinos, mousseline. You will find me in your book;

Of rank exalted; she doth meekly scan

The precious precepts of the intrepid man !

R.E.T. the by using water that is For I am also found in you.

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TRANSPOSITION. p desire to equal skilful men; bilo . When dusky night, with low'ring clouds, ods should always be ert prodigy, a theme for pen;

Spreads darkness o'er the earth, ach coloured articles shook thens sage, enjoying rectitude;

Then superstition, leagued with fear,

Will give my total birth; S. long in the water. They man chief, that honour understood; me then rinsed through mi izle, fashion's often by the “ FRIEND;”

Curtail me, and the gloom is fled -may rinsing water, stir that doth amusement's trifles lend;

I cheer the wanderer's way; ing which will help to losy Testing-spot, of eastern name;

Again curtail'd you'll find a man iyot

Whose heart is ever gay. in after rinsing, hang theo te oft envied by th’unfetter'd dame; zill ironing-dry, for still us, winning earth-awarded awe;

Now view me in another form, top 10 hat in; have irons at $10n, that to hatred's fane doth draw;

The table I adorn;

To science now I'm near allied, the once, as it injures lifieé, oft rear'd on sacred plan; ver remain damp too latles, eager orally to ban;

Of industry am born.

A most destructive animal, tre- they cannot be cont productive of long-lasting shades; Let them up in a coranthnic deity, adored by maids;

'Tis strange, I shall appear, SL

Reversed, and in the well-fill'd barn, stany soft damp and fold them of mind, pre-eminently fair; in let them hang til teality of heart, extremely rare;

The rustic's greatest fear.

Hot ge- quarter of an hour beature reckon'a faithful by strong signs; is not to do colocado ds my rebus, with its twenty lines.

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ANSWERS TO FAMILY PASTIME, general wash, but us tay, O pen! thy task is incomplete ; its themselves. There tions thou must give the case to meet; rds clear bright westie utials of those words, when they are found,

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ENIGMASlike colours will be in yield an admonition, sacred, sound

1. Claudianus, U mbro, Machaon, B asilius, rds scarcely say that putative injunction unto all be boiled or scaldel thrive or dwindle on our jaunting ball. CAPTAIN JAMES RITCHIE, Edinburgh.

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A TALE OF TRIAL AND TRIUMPH.

(Concluded from page 335.)

CHAPTER XXIII.

VIRTUE FIXDS ITS REWARD.

a truly devout man, and as he increased ELLEN LYNDHURST; in years he afforded a sweet exemplification

of the character of the true Christian. It was with him that Ellen's heart at length found a resting-place, and a healing balm for all her wounds. They were married, with the joyful consent of all their friends : and Ellen and her father recognised in

this happy result the hand of Divine ProTime passed, and in its flight scattered vidence. many charges from its wings. Charles The health of the Squire at length Langford had never been heard of from declined; and as he felt his end approachthe time of his abrupt departure, and it ing, he arranged the settlement of his was anticipated that death by suicide, or affairs. This was indeed a trial to him, some equally terrible fate had terminated because it brought back to his mind the his unhappy existence. The good old recollection of all his cherished dreams ; Squire, for several years, felt his disap- and he felt how delightful it would have pointment keenly. At length he in some been to have called his adopted son to measure recovered the good spirits and the his side, and to have resigned to him, and frank and generous manner which charac- to his wife and children, those means of terized him of old. But to the end of his future good, which God had so bountifully days, there were periods of serious depres- placed at his disposal. However, he sion from which it was difficult to arouse regarded it as otherwise ordained, but still him. His generous heart still believed strove to keep in view the duty which he that the object of his misplaced confidence believed devolved upon him, for the dispossessed many excellent qualities, which posal of his riches for the good of his had been thwarted by the evil influences fellow - creatures. One day he sent a of the world. He remembered that his request to Mr. Lyndhurst for his attend. brother died while his son was a mere

The two friends were soon side by stripling, and that he was in a great side,--the one leaning upon a couch of measure left to the pursuits of the wilful sickness, the other listening to his words, impulses of youth.

as he spoke with a calm and clear voice. A warm attachment had sprung up “My dear, my good old friend,” said between those who had been attracted to the Squire, “ I feel that I have but a few each other by the misfortunes of our story. days to live—my spirit will soon be deMr. Montague's family became much manded of me--and as I shall be called attached to Mr. Lyndhurst, his daughter, to account at a solemn tribunal for the trust and the Squire. And upon more than one reposed in me, I have determined to leave occasion, Ellen visited Mr. Montague's my property to be disposed of in this house, and was a welcome guest for a long manner. One portion will be devoted to period. These visits were kindly designed the founding of Free-schools for this vilby Mr. Montague's daughters, to obliterate lage, in which a liberal education, with from Ellen's memory the painful inci- food and clothing, shall be given to all dents connected with an ill-placed and children of the parish who may be left disappointed love. Her natural piety, and orphans at an early age. The hope I have implicit trust in the wise decrees of Provi- in founding this institution is, that those dence afforded her material comfort—and who lose the genial influences of parental she forgot the wrong she had endured, care, at that time of life when the mind except when in her devotions she remem- most needs a proper direction, may have bered the being who had injured her, and the advantages of good intellectual and prayed for his repentance and salvation. moral culture ; and that cases such as

It was during these occasions that she that of my poor lost nephew, may be became acquainted with the Rev. Wil prevented as far as possible.” The old liam Montague, whose habits had become man paused for some moments, and, taking more attuned to the sacred mission con- the hand of his friend, appeared comfided to his hands. He was a cheerful, yet | pletely overcome with bitter recollections.

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VOL. VIII.NO. XCVIII.

I am,

He then proceeded:" Another portion ** I am wrong, wrong, friend Langford," of my property I would devote to the said Mr. Lyndhurst. “I ought rather foundation of a Dispensary for the parish to rejoice to find you so calm and happy -a want which has long been felt by the under this most solemn trial. poor in affliction. I confess that this duty however, joyful, even in the midst of my has been impressed upon me by scenes I tears; to see you so well prepared, gives witnessed when passing through the Hos- me confidence and comfort--for probably pital with yourself and Alfred The my end is, comparatively speaking, but blessings that were distributed there--the a few days off.” sweet relief afforded to the victims of “Then we shall be re-united," said the agonising pain-and the uplifting of the Squire with animation ; "and our friends dying from the grave—made a strong im- will follow us. Oh! never weep, but pression upon my mind.

let the eye look up to Heaven, with no " Further portions of my property will tear glistening therein to impede the be divided between your nephew Alfred, Divine rays shed down from the throne and your daughter; and I am convinced of God.” that in thus applying it, I am

no less

Such were the hopeful and the pious studying the general good, and the true sentiments which the good old man charities of the heart, than in the previous breathed, up to the time of his death. disposal. I feel sure that the benevolence When his release from earth and pain of Alfred, and the truly Christian spirit | took place, he was surrounded by his of Ellen, will be the means of diffusing friends; and in the solemnity of that dying many blessings.

hour a lesson was impressed upon many “I have left a small legacy, and the minds too deeply ever to be forgotten. cottage which adjoins the Hall, to Mrs. Even to the young, whose hearts throb Davis, so that she will be comfortably with the fulness of the love of life, death provided for to the end of her days. There was shorn of its terrors; and to the old is also a suin of £50 for Matthew, who, as it imparted a longing to set out upon he is a strong and industrious man, will a journey to the eternal city. The Rev. soon get into service, and may employ William Montague, in a tone of voice this mark of my approval as the best re- clear, musical, and full of pious emotion, commendation I could give him.

offered up a prayer; its language was “ The residue, after these appropria- so meek and trusting, yet so eloquent tions, I must beg of you to accept, as a and hopeful, that every eye was raised mark of my brotherly love, and an expres- as in prospect of heaven, and to all present sion of my profound respect in my last visions of the beauty of a better world

Here is a will, which has been broke like the faint tracings of a gorgeous drawn up in accordance with these expla- dream. In that moment, without a sigh nations."

or a groan, the spirit of the dying man Mr. Lyndhurst took the document with departed. one hand, while with the other he covered his eyes, for they were filled with tears.

“Weep not ! my good old friend,” said the Squire, brightening up and raising

"AFTER A STORM COMETH A CALM." himself from the couch. “What is death, when heaven is in view ?-A sweet trans- In one of the most beautiful suburbs of lation from a state of sorrow to one of London, there stood a mansion, separated unspeakable bliss ! -A smooth passage from the main road by an extensive lawn. to à calm haven, after the storms of life bordered by broad elm - trees. In the are past! Uncertainty is over-doubt is | midst of the lawn were several flower-beds at an end--temptations are trodden under | in a high state of cultivation, and a genfoot-beauty, happiness, and peace, unite tleman dressed in appropriate garments, their charms to make the soul calm in the was closely engaged in gardening operapresence of an Almighty God, towards | tions, in which he took an evident interest. whom evermore there exists love without | His daughter, a girl of ten years of age, fear, for the terrors of hell are forgotten !" / waited upon her father, and as he worked,

nionients.

CHAPTER XXIV.

asked him many shrewd questions upon decease of old Squire Langford, and left the nature of plants, and the effect of his practice to Alfred, as a proof of his certain things which she saw him doing. high estimation of his character and abiliA little frisky spaniel sported by her side, ties. The lady who sat painting the as she journeyed to and fro, but when she flowers, was Louisa Montague, the youngstopped to converse the dog stopped too, est of the Doctor's daughters, and the and appeared to take interest in the conver- little Louisa who was frisking in the garsation. He was, however, only waiting for den, was the pledge of their devoted affechis little mistress's salutation of “now tion. When Alfred became sufficiently Carlo !” which he evidently thought gave wealthy by the property left him by the him the right to scamper over the beds Squire, he transferred his practice to an without restriction, and to catch up any old college companion, and retired to this loose fragments of plants that lay about, beautiful spot, to commune with Nature, and to run off with them in any direction and to investigate her mysteries. He had he chose.

not altogether given up medical practice ; “Oh, dear, Louisa,” said Mr. Beresford, for he was ever ready to attend gratuit“Carlo has run off with the verbena, ously upon the poor of the neighbourhood, and will destroy it.” Upon which Louisa and in cases of extreme danger and immeset off in chase of the offender as fast as diate necessity, he had been instrumental her legs could carry her, and succeeded in in saving many lives. He did this, returning the favourite plant without its however, purely as a matter of benevosustaining much injury.

lence, and as a duty gratefully rendered “Papa," said the little girl," there is a to those who had so eminently proved his ring at the bell-may I go and see who it benefactors. is?"

In a few days the visitors arrived, and a “Certainly,” said her father, “and if very happy circle they formed. Mr. and you make haste, you will save Mary the Mrs. Montague brought with them a fine trouble of coming from the house.” boy of twelve years of age, who formed a

The child ran down the lawn, and open- cheerful companion for the little Louisa. ing the gate, took a letter from the post- Mr. Montague and Mr. Beresford found man, which she conveyed directly to her great profit in their conversations and father.

experiments upon scientific matters, while “Oh, oh!” said Mr. Beresford, “it is Ellen and Louisa occupied themselves in from Uncle William ;” and he put down the duties of the household, and in works his garden tools, drew off his gloves, and of fine art. They often talked of olden taking his little Louisa into the house, times, and of the loved ones gone to a led her into an apartment where a lady better world. Such had been the subject sat, painting from a group of flowers which of their conversation one summer's evenlay before her.

ing, as they sat in a group upon the lawn, "Mamma!” said Louisa, letting go her watching the red sun gently dip behind father's hand,“ here's a letter from Uncle the hills, painting the western world with William and Aunt Ellen; I hope they gorgeous beauty. The twilight comhave accepted your invitation, and will menced, the birds hushed their songs, and come and see us."

the cooling dews began to fall upon the The letter was opened, and read; and to thirsty earth, when they retired to an the delight of the party, it was found that elegant apartment, and were entertained Mr. and Mrs. Montague had accepted a by Louisa's performances upon the piano. kind invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Beres- They were interrupted by the entry of ford; and that in a few days they would have the servant-girl, who said—“ There is an the pleasure of meeting in this beautiful old man who wants to see master.” spot.

“ What is his name?” inquired Mr. The Mr. Beresford who was thus em- Beresford. ployed in cultivating his garden, is the “He would not say his name,” replied same Alfred Beresford who we hope has the girl ; " but told me that you knew him won the good opinion of the reader. Doc- some years ago, but must have forgotten tor Montague died about a year before the him ere this.”

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