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God and man, we arv led to exclaim, The following excellent WINTER RULES

THE HOME VALENTINE. What are we coming to! Deeds of bero. we copy from Hall's Journal of Health.

Selected for the Repository.

ism and generosity are sometimes performNever go to bed with cold, damp feet. " Jeweder tragit in sich don Tod,

ed by pirates upon the high seas, or rob. On going into cold air, keep the mouth

Ist aussen noch so last'ger Schein."--HENNER, bers upon the land, but such deeds can resolutely closed, 80 that by compelling

only excite commisseration, they cannot

Still fond and true, though wedded long, the air to pass circuituously through the

The bard, at eve retired,

-ought not save a man from the punishnose and head, it may become warmed

Sat musing o'er the annual song

ment due to bis crimes. Much less should before it reaches the lungs, and thus pre- His bome's dear muse inspired :

the correct and honorable deportment of vent those shocks and sudden chills which And as he traced her virtues now

s man, from his youth, serve to screen frequently end in pleurisy, pneumonia,

With all love's vernal glow,
A grey hair from his bended brow,

him from condemnation, when at the ripand other serious forms of disease.

Like faded leaf from Autumn bough, est period of his existopce, he deliberately Never sleep with the head in the draught Fell to the page below.

places himself in a position to commit of an open door or window,

He paused, and with a mournful mein,

murder, or to be murdered. Such con. Let more covering be on the lower limbs The sad memento ra lsed,

duct would be bad enough for any man in than on the body. Have an extra

cover-
And long upon its silvery sheen

a private station, but when men in high ing within easy reach, in case of a sudden In pensive silence gazed :

And if a sigb escaped him then,

official position so far forgot their duty to and great change during the night. the It were not strange to say,

themselves, their country and their God, Never stand a moment out of doors, es- For fancy's favorites aro but mon,

as to violate the very laws which they had pecially at street corners, after having And who e'er felt the stoic when

sworn to support, and the legislative body walked even a short distance.

First conscious of decay?

to which they belong, solemnly endurses Never ride near the open window of Just then a soft cheek pressed his own. their conduct, we, (I say,) are led to exvehicle for a singie half minute, especial- With beauty's fondest tear,

claim, “WHAT ARE WE COMING TU!"

And sweet words breathed in ewbe ter tone, ly if it has been preceded by a walk, val

That the Government of the country should

Thus murmered in his ear: uable lives have thus been lost, or good

Ah, sigh pot, love, to mark the trace, present such an exhibition of fulsome euhealth permanently destroyed.

Or Time's unsparing wand;

logy upon a recent occasion, evinces that Never put on a new boot or shoe in be- It was not manhood's outward grace,

the standard of niorals in the nation at

The charm of faultless form and face, ginning a journey,

That won my heart and hand.

large is very low, and deserves the cenNever wear India rubbers in cold, dry

sure so liberally bestowed upon us by forweather,

“Lo ! dearest, mid those matron locks,

eigners.

· Twin-fated with thine own, If compelled to face a bitter cold wind,

A dawn of silvery lustre mocks

We are glad to notice that there was throw a silk handkerchief over the face ;

The midnight they have known:

one Senator possessing sufficient moral its agency is wonderful in modifying the But Tiine to blighted cheek and tress

courage to dissent from voting in favor of cold.

May all his snow impart:

the “usual resolutions." The most con

Yet shalt thou feel in my caress Those who are easily chilled in going

No chill of waning tenderness,

sumate coward, impelled by pride and out of doors, should have some cotton bat

No winter of the heart."

fashion will give or accept a challenge, ting attached to the vest or other garment,

" Forgive me, dearest Beatrice !"

and under the same influer.ces, reinforced so as to protect the space between the

The grater ul bard replied,

by custom, will laud the duellist. shoulder blades behind, the lungs being As nearer, and with tender kiss,

It requires a moral courage which few attached to the body at that point; a lit- He pressed her to his side;

possess, to confront wrong doing in any

“ Forgive the momentary tear tle there is worth five times the amount

To manhood's faded prime

community, but such moral courage rises over the chest in front.

I should have felt, had'st thou been noar, to a sublime virtue when it is brought to Never sit for more than a minute at a Our hearts, indeed, have nought to foar

bear in a courteous, but firm and detertime with the back near the fire or stove.

From all the frosts of Time,"

mined manner against error in bigh places. Avoid sitting against cushions in the

I bad rather be that Senator to “do right,"

COMMUNICATIONS. backs of pews in churches ; if the uncov.

than to partake of the odium which always ered board feels cold, sit crect without

For the Repository.

attaches to, and sooner or later will overtouching it.

WHAT ARE WE COMING TOP

whelm wrong doers; and from which Never begin a journey until breakfast

THE FULSOME PANEGYRIC OF CONGRESS. present popularity can afford no relief, has been eaten.

X. L. Aftor speaking or singing in a

The custom of pronouncing eulogies room in Winter, do not leave it tor at upon the death of persons indiscriminate- TO CORRESPONDENTS. least ten minutes, and even then close the ly, and particularly on persons in high

" A SUBSCRIBER.”--The offer is gratefully accept. mouth, put on the gloves, wrap up the official station, has become so common in ed. Bound volumes of the Repository for 1859 will neck, and put on the cloak or overcoat be- our country, that it cannot be considered be ready in a few days. We have a fow full sets fore passing out of the door.

80 much a merited compliment, as a and bound volumes of the first volume still on hand, Never speak under a hoarseness, espec- demonstration for effect on the part of the which will be suppled to all who wish them. Price

for neat binding, in muslin, fifty cents. ially if it requires an effort, or gives a eulogist. When we have the example of

“PERSEVERANCE."—We are happyto learn that hurting or painful feeling, for it often re members of Congress in their official'sta- the enterprise has proved so successful. Patience sults in a permanent loss of voice, or long tions, emulating each other in expressions and Perseverance often effects wonders. We will life of invalidism.

of laudation and praise of a man who follow the suggestions so kindly offered.

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FOREIGN POSTAGE. List of Discredited Banks in New REMOVAL! The following table shows the rates of postage b. England and New York.

Tho ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY tween this and the various foreign countries and ports with which regular mail communication is es

Have removed to their new ofice. tablished,

MAINE.

NO. 4 STATE
Letters. Newspapers.

STREET,

Dis. England, 24 cts. 2 cts.

WHIS Company bave facilities unsurpassed by any

TO Ireland.

Bank of Hallowell.....

.... 75 other Express in the world for the safe and ex. Scotland,

.24
Canton Bank, China.

peditious forwarding

and promot delivery of BANK

.. worthless France, (1 oz.). ......

NOTES, GOLD AND SILVER CUIN, PARCELS, China, via England,. 33"

Central Bank, Grey..

worthless PACKAGES, FREIGHT, &c. China, via Marseilles. 45

Also for the collection of NOTES, DRAFTS, and Ellsworth Bank, Ellsworth.

90 ACCOUNTS in all the Cities, Towns and Villages Hong Kong,..

24 Maurtius, via England. *334 Exchange Bank, Bangor.. worthless

in the United States. Mauritius via Marseilles,

* 454 8 "
Grocer's Bank, Bangor...

90

EXPRESSES LEAVE N. S. Wales, via Marseilles,.'456

8 " N. S, Wales, via England.... *33"

Hancock Bank, Ellsworth.

90 For NEW YORK and SOUTH, and WEST, three New Zealand, via England. *33"

Maratime Bank, Bangur....

10

times a day, viz. :-6,45 A. M. and 6.00 P. x. by Rail New Zealand, via Marseilles, * 45 €

road, and cleses at 600 P, m. for Stoamboat. Talcahuano, Chill,

Mousum River Bank, Sanford.

20 For BOSTON and East, Express closes at 9.00 p, x. Valparaiso, Chili, Shipbuilders' Bank.... worthless

Leaves for PALMER snd' NORTH at 7.00 A. X., Callao, Peru,..

and 1,45 P. A. Palta, Peru,

NEW HAMPSHIRE.

The Earl Express Co.'s Panama,

* 26"

2 " Sandwich Islands,

Exeter Bank, Exeter.....,

90 Messengers leave for PROVIDENCE and EAST at Australia, via Englahd.

7.00 a. x. and 1.30 p.x,

P. TURNER, Australia, via Marseilles,

45 “
8
VERMONT.
Feb. 22-

Agent. Newspapers to England, Ireland, Scotland and Danby Bank, Danby.......

90 France, should be sent with very narrou envelopes,

CALIFORNIA TICKETS otherwise they will be subject to letter postage. South Royalton Bank, South Royalton.... 90

-AND-
Stark Bank, Bennington.....

3 *Payment to be made in advance. All other let

D RAFTS! tors optional.

MASSACHUSETTS.

Furnished at the Adams Express Co.'s Omco. Weekly, per annum. Papers in all cases to be Cochichuate Bank, Boston...... worthless

P. TURNER paid in advance. Grocer's Bank, Boston..... ..redeemod

DRAFTs on England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

and Pessage Certificates to and from those countries MAIL ARRANGEMENTS. Western Bank, Springfield...

Also, Drafts on all parts of Germany furnished at

the Adams Express Congo Ofice. P. TURNER. Post Ornice, New LONDON,

RHODE ISLAND.

Feb. 22-1.
January 1, 1860.
NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN-[By Steamboat.] Bank of the Republic, Providence..

Bank of South County, Wakefield... 10 1860-Now is the Time to Subscribe --1860.

60 Closes at 81 P.M. Arrives at 2 o'clock A, M.

"The Country Gentleman," NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN-[By Railroad.] Farmer's Bank, Wickford. worthless

CRITES the Hon. JOHN WENTWORTH in the
Hopkinton Bank, Westerly.
Closes at 11 A.M., ænd 51 P. M.

10
W

Chicago Democrat, “is the name of, WITHOUT
Mount Vernon Bank, Providence..
Arrives at 1} P. M.

2

QUESTION, THE BEST AGRICULTURAL MAGA

ŽINE IN THE UNITED STATES."
NEW HAVEN.

R. I. Central Bank, East Greenwich. 90 The Country Gentleman is published weekly-16 Closes at 11 A, M. and 5 P. M.

Tiverton Bank, Tiverton....

90 pagee quarto, and entered upon its FIFTEENTI VOLArrives at 14 and 8f P. M.

UME with 1861—inaugurating at that time several The mail closing at 51 P. M. is the way mail by Warwick Bank, Warwick......

2 improvements-among them an enlarged page, lar which the offices are supplied between New London

CONNECTICUT, and New Haven; matter for offices beyond New Ha

gor type, and an increased amount of contents.

Tbe Country Gentleman forms far the most com. ven, however. is also sent by the mail which loses Bank of North America, Seymour....

6 plete and practical Jou rnal for the Farmer and at 123 P. M. An additional New Haven mail is also

Country Resident, published in this country. Terms, received at 81 P. M.. bringing nothing from offices Colchester Bank, Colchester..... worthless TWO DOLLARS A YEAR. Address with remitbetween New Haven and New London. Eastern Bank, West Killingly.... worthless

lance, or for sample numbers, BOSTON, PROVIDENCE AND EASTERN.

LUTHER TUCKER & SON, Albany, N. Y. Granite Bank, Voluntown.. .worthless

Arrangement have been completed by which Closes for the “Shoro Line” R. R. Route at 12 M.

Hatter's Bank, Bethel..

76 the Publishers of the Country Gertieman are eusArrives at 11 P. M. Closes for Steamboat and N&W.R. R. at 84 P. M. Litchfield Bank.

blep to offer Arrives at 101 P. M. Merchant's Exchange Bank, Bridgeport..

250 of the Best Strawberry Plants, ALBANY AND WESTERN-(By Railroad.] Pahquioque Bank, Danbury....

3 as a Premium for Five Subscribers, accompanied by Closes at 51 A. M.

the cash, ($10). Write for further particulars and Arrives at 6 P.M. Pequonnock Bank, Bridgeport..

2
Prospectueses vnd Posters.

L. T. & Son. NORWICH, WORCESTER AND HARTFORD, Woodbury Bank, Woodbury.

bo Jan. 24-t. AND INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN NEW LON DON AND WILLIMANTIC,

NEW YORK.

STARR & FARNHAM, Closes at 6 A. M. and 1 P. M. Agricultural Bank, Herkimer..

5 Arrives at 11 A. M. and 6 P. M, Bank of Central New York, Utica.

BOOK AND JOB

1 Closos also on Saturday evenings for Norwich at 81.

Bank of Orleans, Albion... STONINGTON AND INTERMEDIATE.

Chemung County Bank, Horseheads. 6 Closes at 64 A.M.

Corner of State and Main Streets, Arrives at 5 P. M. Dairyman's Bank, Newport.........

(Entrance on Mein Street,) LONG ISLAND.

Goshen Bank-refuse all notes printed on NEW-LONDON,CONN. Closes and arrives via New York mail.

white paper, as the bank repudiates
COLCHESTER.
them some having been stolen.

8. & F. having added to their former selections Closes at 7 A.M., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Hamilton Exchange Bank, Green......

all the recent new and attractive styles of Type in Arrives at 34 P. M., Monday, Wednesday and

26 use, together witb improved presses, and other labor Friday.

Hollister Bank, Buffalo...

5 saving machinery, would now invite the attention of On alternate days via Norwich, closing at 5f A. New York City.....

Railroad, Steamboats, and other Corporations, Mer

chants. Manufacturers, and all others wbo'bave M., arriving at 6 P. M. Ontario Bank, Utica, Safety Fund. 40

printing to be done, to their facilities for the execuCALIFORNIA MAIL.

iion of first class printing, which they believe to be Closes for Sea Route on the 4th and 19th of each Ontario Bank, Utica, secured notes.

6 unequalled, and which are certainly unsurpassed in month,

Ontario County Bank, Phelps..

25

this section of the state. All work done in a satisFor Overland Route at St. Louis, every Monday Pratt Bank, Buffalo....

actory manner, and at the time agreed upon.

16 and Thursday.

Gro. E. STARR,

EDGAR E. FABXHAX. Reciprocity Bank, Buffalo.....

80 The Post Office opens at 6 A. M. and closes at 8 P.

BLANK BOOKS. M. On Sunday opens at 7 A. M. for one hour, and Sackett's Harbor Bank, Buffalo.

30 these hours will be strictly observed. Western Bank, Lockport.......

NEW AND SUPERIOR ARTICLE COM

A Letters or papers put into the outside box before

PRISING AN 84 P. M. for the New York Steamboat mail, or before Yates County Bank, Penn. Yang..

EXCELLENT ASSORTMENT, 5:A. M. for the morning Railroad Mail, are always All the rest of the Stato.

at very low prices. For sale by in timo STANLEY G. TROTT, P,M,

STARR & co., No.4 Main 81.

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DEVOTED TO THE CAUSE OF TRUTH, VIRTUE, AND GENERAL INTELLIGENCE.

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A CUP OF WATER.

light, was heaped to the swallows high ze- our heads in the drift, Panting, breathnith with the spoils of the reaper and less, joyous, on we plunged, and we shufilmower; the horses stamped in their stalls, ed paths to the barn and the wood, and

and the cattle lowed to each other from we shook the white bars and the old-apple 'Tis a little thing

the sheds. The pile of wood in the yard tree by the gate till it snowed again, and To give a cup of water: yet its draught

grew day by day, and the sound of the ax we got out sleds from the garret, and then, or cool refreshment, drained by fevered lips, May send a shock of pleasure to the soul,

rang night and morning, with the beat of the old red sleigh, from the shed. More exquisite than when nectarean juico

the flails between. The withered branch- And as the day went on, the roads were Renews the life of joy in happiest hours.

es in the fire-place flashed up around the broken out, and the paths were trodden, 'Tis a little thing to speak some common word hearth.

and the music of bells was all abroad, and or comfort, which hath almost lost its use,

We looked out at the window at night; the corners of buffalo robes trailed over Yet it will fall upon the ear of him who tho't to die the clouds were angry and ragged and the snow, and the old red sleigh, that ark Unmourned, 'twill fall like choicest music,

dark, and a “snow-bank” in heaven lay of summer hopes, was adrift upon the THE OLD FASHIONED WINTER. off in the uttermost east; and next morn- bosom of white Winter.

ing, the meadow was white, and the hills a That old red sleigh, with its long box great drift, and the woods all in blossom that never was full, for down in the straw, with Winter.

wrapped in the robes, or on one or another The prairies are covered with a tatter- The schoolmaster came, to mend pens of the four seats it contained, there was aled garment of snow. Not a week has and board round; a call for the muffers, ways room for one more. What groupgone since the heart and the Indian sum- and mittens was heard ; the red and white ing of bright young faces there used to be in mer were out-of doors together, and this mittens, the blue and white mittons, whose it! Faces in hoods, in caps, and in blank. morning the white storm was driving out plastic touch should shape the "snow ets; hearts that have loved since; hearts of the west. These eccentric movements man,” and build the snow fort, and hurl that have broken ; hearts that have moldof a prairie, recall as by contrast, the grad- the wbite tempest of balls.

ered. And away we went over the hill, ual approaches of the old fashioned winter How the old fashioned storm used to and through the vale, under the moonlight in Northern New York ; recall too, a set in! Thicker and darker gathered the and under the cloud ; when the stars were

! former attempt to describe them, wben feathery, clouds and gloomier grew the looking down ; when the sun kindled the we began where Fall did; when the rigid day;,then from morning to night, from bed- world into a great white jewel. But those and rolling fields grew yellow and gray; time to breakfast, flake after flake it came days have gone forever away, and the the rusty ranks of corn shivered in the noiseless as the foot-fall of thought; fell sweet old necklace of bells, big in the midwind; the woods were stained with old on the roof and crowned the dumb eaves ; dle of the string, and growing small by sunsets; Indian Summer was washed fell in the valley where the corn was wav- degrees, has lostwits power over the fulaway by the cold rain, and the mornings ing; fell in the meadows where the reap- ses. were crisp and white with frost. We be- ers were singing: fell where the blue In that old sleigh, brides bave gone away gan to see our breaths in the air, and silve- bird sung ; fell where the flowers had been; before now—those that were married to ry pines on the window, panes, and the fell wbere the graves were heaped ; fell on manhood, those that were “married unsmokes from the chimney turned beauti- our summer paths; fell where willows to death.” Great ships have gone over ful, and the locks gathered close under weep. Three feet on a level, six feet in the waters with less of hope and happithe lea of the barn.

the drifts—where was the lane, and where ness, than that rude craft has borne over Then the brown nests grew visible in was the stream ? Everywhere snow, and the billows of winter; swan-like shapes the trees, and the apples that had resisted all the while we were asleep and a now glance along the arrowy way, but the great ague of the gatherers, came out dream.

give us, for its sweet memories of yesterof their leafy eclipse into plain sight, and Then we breathed a look-out through day, the old red sleigh. the creek in the woods became more audi- the frosty panes ; then we cautiously Then, the days when we were" coastble day by day; the yellow birds hurried opened the door, and the snow on the ers," and down the big hill, by the maple away with the flying white down of the threshold fell on our little bare feet in the wood, through the little pitches, far into thistle; tho sparrows and blackbirds gray morning, and there was a cry for the valley we came with merry shout, each held meetings and gone; the clouds were strings to tie out the winter around our the solitary Palinurus of his own small sober and sad, and the winds wero full of ankles, and caps were in demand, and the craft. How like a Aock of swallows we great sighs.

tethered mittens were taken down from were, dashing down the declivity, in The barn that used to be full of moon- the wall, and out we bounded into the among a group of sleds, side by side with

white harvest with a shout. Up to our a rival, shooting by like an arrow, steer*From Beadle's Home Monthly.

waists we went; up to our ears and over | ing in gallantly ahead, like a jockey, and

THE REPOSITORY: * your bands.

BY W. H. STARR.

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on our way up with tbe sled in tow, ere

at , If you prove recreant the party had reached the valley below.

in the hour of trial, you are the worst of And then it was, when the wind bad

YEW-LONDON, CONN. recreants and deserve no compassion. Be swept away the snow from pond and

not dismayed or unmanned, when you stream, and the ice was glare, that we put

should be bold and daring, unflinching

Thursday, March 1st, 1860. on the "rockers," and darted hither and

and resolute. The cloud whose threaten. thither, and cut sixes and eights, and STARR & FARNHAM... .PRINTERS ing murmurs you hear with fear and curves without number, and drew the

dread, is full of blessings, and the frown

RATES OF ADVERTISING. girls that we loved, and whirled them like

whose sterness now makes you shudder leaves over the highway of crystal. One Square One Week, (16 linom)........... $0 50 and tremble, will ero long be succeeded And the schools where we spelt each

Three Week.....
Continuance each wo.ek..........

by a smile of bewitching sweetness and other down, and the schools where we

dignity. Then be strong and manly, opsang Windham and Mear, and the school, A WORD TO YOUNG MEN. pose equal forces to open difficulties, and where we ciphered and wrote and " went

trust in Providence. Greatness can only up ; gone, all gone, teacher and taught, There is, perhaps, no other country in be achieved by tbose who are tried." like the melting snows under the rain the world, where men are more subject bows of April.”

to reverses of fortune than our own. And when, sometimes, after the great So many are the adventurers on the great HOW WE ABUSE OUR STOMACH8. snow, the winds came out of the north for ocean of trade as navigators, with scarcea frolic, what wreathings and carvings of ly the skill of a cabin boy, thats tipwrecks No other civilized people, probably, are so

A terse writer in this subject remarks:the cold alabaster there were. What Co- become the rule, n:it the exception. Hun

accustomed to abuse their stomacbs rinthian adornings surmounted the fence dreds are yearly engulphed, and we see posts; what moldings were fashionable be- them no more on the troubled waters.

badly as wo Americans of the United side the way; what fairy-like caves in the But there are a few, strong spirited, hope- States. Our food is often badly chosen, drifts; what flowers of rare finish and pen- ful, brave men, who, with vigorous arms,

still more frequently spoiled in cooking, dants of pearl on the trees. struggle to the shore, and, made wiser by and almost always eaten in utter disregard

We eat far too much Have you quite forgotten the footprints misfortune, try the ocean again, in sound of dietetic rules. we used to find in the damp snow; as deli- er vessels, and with a more skillful helms- flesh meat, (and especially pork, in its cate, some of them, as a love-letter; the man. These are generally successful in most objectionable form,) and too little

Our hot mysterious paths down to the brook or by their later enterprises. Some are ship bread, vegetables and fruits. the old hollow treo, that we used to wan- wrecked through weak dismay in the hour raised biscuit, hot griddle cakes, saturated der over and set“ figure fours” by, if per- of danger ; while others, more contident, with butter, and the hot, black, intolerachance, we might catch the makers there courageous and self-possessed, succeed in ble coffee, which form the staple of our of? Have you quite forgotten how sorry reaching port. There are men who give up breakfasts, are, in the way in which they you were for the snowbirds that fluttered at the first failure; there are others whom are taken, among the most deleterious ar

Pies are anamong the flakes, and seemed tossing and no reverse or disappointment can discour-ticles ever put on the table. lost in the storm?

age. You see them fail to day; but to other American abomination, and have no And there in the midst of that Winter, morrow they are on their feet again, as small share of our ill health to answer for. Christmas was set, and that made the hopeful and as vigorous as

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The mince pie, as it is generally made, is

the abomination of abominations. Some Thanksgiving last all through the night of these the world is always a debtor. the year, and what wonder the stars and “On this subject, a mercantile friend, describe it as very white and indigestible fires burned more brightly thereof.- now retired from business, and in the en- at the top, very moist and indigestible at Christmas with its gifts and its cheer; its joyment of an ample fortune, and who the bottom, and untold horrors in the midcarol and charm; its evergreen branch takes great interest in the dissemination dle. Even our bread is unwholesome.and its bright morning dreams. Christ- of true doctrines on the subject of trade, It is of the finest of fine flour and fermenmas, when there were prints upon the sends us the following paragraph, clipped ted until its natural sweetness and a large chimney tops if we were only to see them from a southern paper. It is addressed portion of its nutritive elements are dewhere Santa Claus set his foot as particularly to young men :

stroyed, or raised with those poisonous the clock struck twelve. Christmas, when “When a crisis befals you, and the chemicals, soda and cream of tartar. In

The stockings were suspended by hearth and emergency requires moral courage and either case it is unfit to be ea'en. by pillow all over the land; silken and noble manhood to meet it, be equal to the rich cakes our housekeepers deen so indiswhite; stockings homely and blue, and requirements of the moment, and rise su. pensable, are still worse, and so on.even the red sock with a hole in the toe. perior to the obstacles in your path. The Now, add to our badly chosen dishes and Blessed forever be Bethlehem's star, universal testimony of men whose experi- our objectionable cookery, the rapid eat

Then those evenings at home—those ence exactly coincides with yours, furnish. ting and imperfect mastication, and the hours of legend and song—those hearts es the consoling reflections that may be continually interrupted digestion which full of faith, love, and hope—those homes ended by opposition. There is no bless- our intense and feverish life necessitates, passed forever away.

ing equal to the possession of a stout heart. and we have a complication of abuses

The magnitude of the danger needs noth- which would, one must believe, bave long CONTENTMENT is true riches. He ing more than a greater effort than ever since utterly destroyed the vital stamina wbo is satisfied with what he has, is a

of any people not originally endowed with wealthy man,

*Arthur's Home Magazine.

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