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, A KENTISH ACADEMUS. You must not think that I do not admire we will do, dort en haut -- just as we do here. your Arcadian pleasures, or that I cannot The ëngel do not write hooks, nor make pictake part in them.”

tures ; they are not architects --- all those are “But your heart is not in them.”

good arts, sehr gut Aber, the angels of God im “ Uncle ! uncle !” exclaimed little Laura, himmel, sie sind musicians! Theorie and “ here 's little Tommy Freeman come to fetch practik. Ah! they know them ach! himyou to see his grandmother ! Must you mel! wenn I should cease to love music in the

oder world - wenn I should cease to know Yes, my child,” replied the vicar, rising; music, it would be a unaussprechlich schmerz “she is very ill ; I must go and see her. If fur mich. Möchte lieber im andere,” he mut

; I should not return, Fred,” he said, kindly tered, knowing that Miss Herbert would not laying his hand on Mr. Wentworth's shoulder, understand him. Before the sentence was with a smile," let me hear, at dinner time, completed, he caught Wentworth's eye, and that you have taken a lesson in other things burst out laughing. besides hop-picking, this morning. Reniem- • Vous autrcs ! —Euch dichter. Was denken ber

you can teach as well as learn in our sie?” academy. Carey would be delighted if you Eternity without song! without the will talk or read to her presently,

when she is poets and the musicians ! exclaimed Wenttired of merriment. I do not wish her to worth. " It seems to me, just now, that it fatigue herself.”

were scarcely worth dying for that. Better The last sentence was said in 80 low a remain hero." voice that only Wentworth heard it. Mr. Old Steinberg smiled and nodded. Miss Wentworth said that he should be happy to Herbert looked a little shocked ; but knowing take charge of Carey, while her father was that her brother esteemed Mr. Wentworth, away. He began to pick off the hops slowly she suspected he was not really so wicked as from the bine that bad fallen from his hand, be seemed. and listened to the conversation of his neigh- “ I did not know that you were fond of bors, his large hazel eyes glancing occasion- music, Mr. Wentworth," she said. ally from Carey to Rose, and from Rose to old “ Nor am I, I fear, in this gentleman's acFritz Steinberg

ceptation of the word. I love melody ; beautiMr. Young and Mr. Sterling were pacing ful tunes please me; but for the wonders of to and fro in animated talk - Wentworth harmony I have no taste; I am powerfully caught the words, duty, ," " import." and moved by grand orchestral effects. at first thought they were discussing, some “ But I know you care nothing about how question in morality; the subject might in- they are produced,” chimed in Mr. Young, terest, he thougbt, so he listened again. This You like vocal music ; but instrumental time he caught the words - -“ free-trade," music bothers you ?" and“ Peel.” He was in no humor for politics. . That is somewhat near the mark,” said George Sterling was saying sharp and clever Wentworth. “ For instance, I love to hear a things to Rose and Carey about the English sweet voice sing an Irish melody, and a skil. abroad, and the foreigners in England, at ful hand draw the same from an instrument." which Rose laughed heartily. Carey was " That is good, so far,” said Mr. Young. more interested in a discussion about orato- 6. Gut! Das ist goot for the mop vid die save rios, which was going on between Herr age ear!” said the German, contemptuSteinberg and aunt Mary. Wentworth, see- ously. ing that she was listening, listened too. "What does he mean?” whispered Laura

* I like music as well as any one,” said to Mr. Wentworth, whose head she had been Meiss Herbert - (a significant grunt from the busily wreathing with hops – — "Mop vid die professor) “but I do say that one may savage ear!'have too much of a good thing. Only think “ He means the mob with the uncultivated of practising six hours a-day!

• You call himn too moche ? - I might well “ Then you are one of the mob!” laughed know wbat for a musician vous appelez too the child ; "Mr. Yoang said yesterday you moche music?''

had an uncultivated ear. “Sis hours, my dear sir,” said the lady, “Yes, my dear, I am one of his mob." deeming the assertion incontrovertible. “And he is one of yours," murmured Mr.

"Der teufel! Pardonnez, Madame! Mais ! Sterling, who was standing behind. Das ist ganz, what you call extraordinary ! “ How small our knowledge is ! how narrow You love the music -one tune, you say?- our minds! We float about in a sea of error, 0, it is a grand art, a magnifique science ! and catch here and there a pearl of truth ; and Then, you say, six hours too moche for studiren each knows nothing of the treasure which in one day. Savez vous ! that music is the another finds," said Wentworth, musingly. most worthy thing for man to learn to know To bis surprise the old musician turned to on this earth. It is Göttlich! – it is all what) him and quoted in guttural tones these words



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from a poem which Wentworth knew almost | from them that will put our book-learning to by heart :

the blush." O glucklich! wer nur hoffen kann

“I am not going into the house. I am Aus diesem Meer des Irrthums aufzutauchen. *

going to learn wisdom of goodness.

So saying, Wentworth stepped to Carey's - You can do that,” said Mr. Sterling, side, as Mr. Sterling walked away, bending down over Wentworth and the child;

“ Miss Carey, your father desired me to “you are strong enough to buffet the waves amuse you when you were fatigued with your and to reach the firm land ; you have been present task. You have ceased picking for floating and idling about there long enough. some time.” Come out of that sea of error. I don't


She turned her great blue eyes towards has done you no good to have sounded its him, and he could look into their clear depths depths and tasted its waters ; on the contrary, without fear of annoying her. it was the necessary preparation for such as “I have been listening to your conversayou. You must now turn your thoughts to tion.”.. wisdom."

“ You may judge by that how poor my “I?” asked Wentworth, “ I am not one of powers of amusing are. I am not in a cue to her children.”

read. Will you, who are always so obliging, “But her children are all adopted ones. and who really care for other people — will You may become a wise man."

you come und take me, or rather, let me lead Fritz Steinberg, not hearing what was said you among the villagers? I heard you say by these two, was still thinking on the same that you meant to go and talk to them wheu subject; and, as was his wont, gave vent to the time for measuring the hops came; – and his thoughts unconsciously; setting some it has come now, I see.

There is the steward favorite words, which happened to express with his measuring basket, and the people are them to an improvised recitative. In a tolera- leaving off picking. I think your talk with ble bass came forth these words, exactly as the villagers will be a better sort of relaxation if they had been intended as a reply to Mr. than mine with you." Sterling's observation

Carey smiled.

“ I shall be very glad to do so. Zwey seelen wohnen, ach ! in meiner Brust, t Die eine will sich von der audern trennen.

must not leave me all the talking to do. The

Greenwood folks are accustomed to converse “Does that answer satisfy you?” asked with strangers." Wentworth, smiling, as he rose and took off " Where are you two going ?” asked Rose. his chaplet of hops, much to Laura's dissatis- “ This will never do. I shall never get fivefaction.

and-twenty bushels picked to-day. I am los“No,” replied Mr. Sterling; “I don't think ing my very best hand through the artful enyou could give me a satisfactory answer from ticements of the very worst. Mr. Wentworth, • Faust.' You should be beyond that now I am amazed at your idleness ! I don't think with your experience.”

you have picked a pint.” Mr. Wentworth, I must tell you, loved and “ His movement is merely a sort of reculer honored Mr. Sterling, who knew him well, pour mieux sauter,” said Carey. “I promisu and hoped much better things from his ma- that Mr. Wentworth will come back a better turer lífe than those of his brilliant youth. picker at the end of half-an-hour.

“ If I may not take Herr Steinberg's “I ain going to take a lesson," said Mr. quotation for my answer, let me offer you one

Wentworth. from another poet — your namesake

Here Herr Steinberg ran round the bin to

Carey, begging her not to forget that they I am but one who do the world despise,

were to sing over some music; and that he And would my thoughts to somo perføction raise, was going to play an air with variations on A wisdom-lover, willing to be wise." I

the violin. " That will do," anid Mr. Sterling; “ where “ Be sure I will not lose that !” said Carey, are you going now?” he inquired; “not to who loved the violin almost as much as she the house, I hope, to pore upon melancholy loved its owner ; and that is saying a great books. You are better here. If you are

deal. tired of sitting, go and take a stroll among the

Therego Wentworth and Carey, accompanied villagers yonder. You will learn somewhat by the ubiquitous Laura, skipping and jumping

around them. Carey talks freely to Wentworth

about himself and his art — bis daty, and : "O happy he who can hope to emergo out of bis neglect of duty. She alludes to his deepest this sea of error !+ “ Two souls dwell, alas ! in my breast ;

sorrow. She is well acquainted with his life, Tho one desires to separate itself from the and knows that he has loved - loved as such. other."

men only can love -- and has been deceived.. † John Sterling.

She 'speaks with her father's piety, with Mr..

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The voice which I did more esteem Sterling's philosophy, and with a woman's

Than music in her sweetest key ; gentleness. In very few words she says what

Those eyes which unto me did seem is in her mind; and then recommends that for

More comfortable than the day ; the present he will forget himself and his

Those now, by me, as they have been, own thoughts and the inmost folds of his

Shall never more to heard or seen ; heart.

But what I once enjoyed in them " Who we should learn here,” she said,

Shall seem hereafter as a dream. with a touching smile," is a philosophy dif- All earthly comforts vanish thus ;

So little hold of them have we, ferent from that taught in the old Athenian garden.— Know thyself. • Know not thy

That we from them, or they from us, self!' my father says. · Think not of thy

May in a moment ravishod be.

Yet we are neither wise nor just self, but come and enter freely into the

If present mercies we despise ; thoughts and interests of these thy fellow

Or mind not how there may be made creatures.' We are near them now, I can

A thankful use of what we had. near by their voices," she continued.

6. Mr. Wentworth! Mr. Wentworth ! what believe me, Mr. Wentworth, you may learn are you thinking of?" said Rose. something of philosophy in a hop-garden. has done long ago, and you have not picked Come, now, to one of the unconscious adepts. twenty hops. Good morning, Mrs. Green! I am glad to "I have been thinking over part of the see you out again,

lesson I learnt out yonder. Pray, can you Carey always said see, like other people.

tell me, when the hop has been cut down " Thank you, miss. I'm nicely again; and ruthlessly in the perfection of its beauty, as the hops and the fresh air smell sweeter to this has been” - and he held up a whole me, I do believe, for having been shut up in bino 66 does the same root ever produce the house so long; 80, you see, there 's good another ?" in everything!"

Every one laughed at this piece of ignorance; and Rose explained to him that the

root of the hop, like that of the vine, lasts When Carey and Mr. Wentworth returned, many years - a hundred sometimes. she was laughing at an amusing story he had “ It is cut down every year, and the next been relating to Laua ; and he was thinking spring it grows again stronger and better what a beautiful face she had; and that her than before,” said Carey. voice was sweeter than any musical instru- “ It is the same with human hopes and ment. He thought also of another woman's happiness,” said Mr. Sterling. “There is face and another voice that had once been no vegetable that has a stronger capacity for the epitome of beauty, and joy, and hope for renewing its flowers than the human heart. him — Gone! gone !

Let us not frostnip the new shoots by useless He took his seat beside Carey, and being regret, or a cynical philosophy.” challenged by her to pick a peck of hops in three "Amen,' said Mr. Herbert, who returned minutes, he applied himself to the task. at that moment. But, alas! the inveterate babit of the poet was And let me take my place again among the too strong. IIe forgot in less than one party. I dare say you have had enough minute what his hands were doing, and was of my friend's hop-garden, good reader; 80 repeating to himself these verses of George farewell! I must join them now and pick Wither:

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From the Dublin University Magazine.

O lovely Night ! thou hast & voice more holy

Than meets the ear by day, O LOVELY Night! thou hast a solemn lustre, When through thy depths the waves are mur. Which shames the glare of day,

muring slowly,
When o'er thy brow bright stars serenely cluster, And winds through greenwoods stray.
And shine with tender ray.

O lovely Night! O lovely Night!
O lovely Night ! O lovely Night !
But is the clouds weep over

But if, nor waves nor breezes
The glittering stars to-night,

Make minstrelsy to-night,
Ne'er fear, we shall discover

Ne'er fear, we'll find, to please us,
Some beams to shine as bright.

Some strains of rare delight;
Keen rays of wit shall glitter,

With sweet accord of voices,
With light the cup shall shine ;

We'll wake the muse divine,
What stars for night are fitter

Till every heart rejoices
Than those of wit and wine ?

'Mid wit, and song, and wine !



From the Spectator, 30th July. country as this offers to an active, irregular TURKISH AND EUROPEAN CRISIS. army, opposed to a force encumbered with the

enormous machinery of modern war. Even WHILE the protest of Redschid Pasha on behalf of the Turkish government, against in wet weather, or any weather, must be

unopposed, the occupation of such territories the Russian occupation of the Principalities, troublesome ; but with an active foe, it could shows that Turkey maintains ber position only have been accomplished, after many with unflinching firmness, though with all moderation, Russia pursues her aggression. This advantage an over-anxious diplomacy

struggles, much loss, and considerable time. Redschid declares that Turkey has satisfied the has thrown away; and as the state of the original claims of Russia, has secured the Danubian Provinces could have been no secret privileges of her Christian subjects, and is still prepared to make all due concessions in

of the parties, the timidity which the courtesy to the self-love of the emperor, but permission to occupy implied probably enit is not in her power to make any further the saine aversion to commit itself to a serious

couraged the occupation. It is possible that concession of a substantial kind ; and the Emperor is reminded how little his acts are iation to withdraw, and then wink at the

enterprise will be satisfied with a paper stipuin accord with his professions of friendliness and peace. If report may be trusted, the prac- cost than the payment for supplies (if they

possession ; 80 that Russia, without any other tical"

reply of Russia, in anticipation of the be really paid for), will extend her frontier to protest, is to assemble a great additional the Danube, and have reached another and a army in Bessarabia ; while the Servian ment, called to furnish its contingent to the very important stage in her progress to ConTurkish army, proclaims " neutrality.

stantinople. Meanwhile, the proceedings of the Allied duced to take her present course by the alleged

It is possible that Russia may have been inCourts are veiled in dubious obscurity. Great would have been the responsibility and of the assurance that England and France

reports of the pacific disposition of England, of any English minister who should have would not unite for any common purpose. It hurried his country into war ; but not less is quite as likely that the real motive was of the responsibility of the minister who, after Russia has levied war, should weakly leave a more home kind. Barbarous as the semithat power to reap the advantages of aggres- Moldavia, have been for ages, the germ of a

Turkish provinces, Servia, Wallacbia, and sion without its pains and penalties. He would owe a deep responsibility to Turkey, them. In Servia actually, and in Wallachia

rough kind of freedom has existed amongst who has been restrained by England and her and Moldavia (according to M. Demidoff allies from repelling war in the legitimate way; under the fostering care of Russia), governthe restraint helping the designs of Russia by exposing the Porte to the misconstructions ments with some resemblance to a constitu

tion are established. There are elective and the indignation of its fanatical Mussulman subjects. The minister of an English

assemblies, education, books, journals, and a partial freedom of the


These policy of subserviency would also incur a grave of a very coarse and backward kind ; private


be responsibility towards Europe, in neglecting the duty of defending the outposts of the morals may be low, public spirit corrupt, continent against that power which is now

opinion even among such clnsses as can form making its unceasing advances, by intrigue

an opinion narrow and wrong. It may be a in Denınark, by open war in Turkey, and by question, however, whether the Boyards are the force of procrastination all round. The so very much lower than our Squire Westerns difficulties of war may be staved off for the or the Irish squireens of the last century. It hour ; but the consequences are already upon corrupt than that of Great Britain, when Fox,

seems difficult to imagine a legislature more It is stop; for it is not Turkey alone which loses first Lord Holland, opened an office to buy by the dilutory policy which Russia is suffered single votes to confirm Bute's peace, or of pursue, and

Ireland when Castlereagh carried the Union. every

week of which is to her the guin of a campaign without waste of mentional privileges might not have proceeded to

It is possible that these Danubian constituor money. The more obvious difficulties of

a full growth, surrounded as these provinces war inight he staved off for Western Europe, but every year would render our position freedom. On the other hand, it is possible

are by despotic states ever anxious to crush worse ; and we should practically be allowing that they might have advanced sufficiently the arch-enemy to choose bis own position far to enable the people to form a part of that and time — proverbially the very worst mistake of generalship.

new state, whether federative or imperial,

which Mr. Bayle St. John and many others In an article on the Danubian Provinces, the are speculating about. At all events, it is Spectator of the 30th of July says :

very natural that Russia should fear their It is obvious what advantages such a freedom, semi-barbarous as it may be, and be




anxious to strangle it at once.

Constitu-made now. And it may turn out that he is tional Hungary has fallen ; and though little right. Certainly the only European powers the danger that Western Europe might sup- which could prevent him, display such hesitapose to lurk in the freedom of Wallachia and tion in the face of his resolves, and such an Moldavia, Russia might estimate the danger utter want of military preparation even differently; or if she did not fear, she might while 200,000 Russians have mustered on the hate.

Danube, that the aim of Europe might seem to be rather to lull the Turks to their destruc

tion than to awaken or help them for deFrom the Examiner, 30th July. fence.

If the Czar is encouraged to persevere by THE GAINER IN THE QUARREL.

this sluggishness of European resistance, he It is very possible that a new and serious bas also fresh reasons not to yield, in the step in the quarrel between Russia and Tur- knowledge that even in the countries now key is by this time no longer in the power of seemingly leagued against him, and in the any cabinet or potentate to suspend or avoid. heart of those very courts and cabinets which Under the advice of European diplomatists appear to support the Sultan, opinions are the Sultan has pushed forbearance as far as the entertained and avowed which go the length people of his capital, as well as the provincial of considering the Turkish cause as indefensiTurkish population now assembled in arms, ble, and the Turks themselves as a bygone are likely to bear. He has permitted a race. It is no longer for the Turks, the Czar protest to be issued of the most moderate and is well assured, that the anxiety of these conciliatory character. Nevertheless a strong statesmen is awakened. It is to prevent the war party is becoming prevalent, menacing, dependence of Constantinople on St. Petersactive, and influential, not merely among the burg, and the extension of the power which lower classes in Turkey, but among the old dominates the Baltic to a lordship over the and powerful races, with whom several dis- Mediterranean also. contented pachas are completely in accord. Nicholas bas of course his propositions To dismiss his ministry of diplomatists and ready to obriate those objections and to lull civilians, who put no trust in Turkish arms, those fears. There are many ways of reëstabis a measure already resolved, and only sus-lishing the Eastern Einpire in apparent inde pended in the expectation that Russia may pendence of Russia. No doubt the Czar has show some sign of relenting or hesitation. half a dozen such projects and proffers in his We need not say that Russia shows neither portfolio, to be put forward according to the one nor the other. The bulk of her army is aspect of the time or the chance of war. now on the Danube, from wbich it may be There are Russian princes, and semi-Russian calculated that so many days' march and so priuces, ready to occupy the throne of Conmany days provisions will bring them to stantinople. There are extremes of partition Constantinople. It is within sight, if not without end. You can have your choice of with possession, of that city, that the Czar those which achieved the annihilation of would truit. Every act and word of the Poland, or of those which were discussed at Russian government and officers denote this Tilsit between Napoleon and Alexander. purpose, us well as the desire to avoid being The time however has not yet come for disturbed in the accomplishment of it by any making Europe acquainted with such propoprevention or interference on the part of the sals. When Prince Menschikoff first came to Western powers.

Constantinople, he brought with him a The design and hope of Nicholas no doubt plentiful supply of different demands, the has been all along to settle this knotty Turk- most serious of which was not only left conish question during his own reign. His pru- cealed, but any approach to it resolutely dence, his prestige, his acknowledged experi: denied. In like manner all the fine declaraence can repress as well as direct the enthu- tions of Gortschakoff and Nesselrode on siasm of that religious and Russian party beball of the independence of the princiwhich is now so impatiently anxious for con- palities are merely cloaks to cover determined quest and crusade. His son and successor and immediate designs upon the Turkish might not be able to withstand the rushing Empire. It would be mad and useless to tide ; or, while carried away by it, might not advance such demands, or to divulge any such be able to apply that craft and influence, that design, while Russian armies were merely on mingled menace and cajolery, with which the Danube. It is from Adrianople, it is from Nicholas finds bimself able to neutralize the an entrenched camp on the Maritza such as jealousy and hostility of European powers. the Duke of Ragusa has fully sketched, that The great advance that must be taken by the Russians can alone date effectual demands Russia within the next quarter of a century for a partition of Turkey. And according to had better, in the opinion of Nicholas, be the known opinions of many leading political

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