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fit eye caught his, fixed on her with unobting out a ship and the port of Honfleur, feigned distress, it sparkled

on him with 4 and who wistieannh466&dthedom more then usual fire. To It was a finish-expansion of his voyage. In Absenĉe up ing blow to his hopes, already so much speared to Him the otily Cure Pohiš impaired byr:secret distrusts Pride Punhackey passion ? Aula in the tempore

1 and resentment, both struggled in his jaaryo transports of hiço feelings," there breast, and seemed to rouse his spirit was something gratifying in the "ideak to all its wonted energy. He retired of having half the world intertene from her presence with the hasty do- between them. The hurty necessary termination never to see her again. for his departure, Teft no time for

Cool A woman is more considerate in the reflection it tendered him deaf to the: affairs of love than a man ; because it premonstrances of his afflicted mother. is more the study and business of her He hastened to Honfleur just in time life, Annette soon repented of her to make the necessary preparationis for

indiscretion ; she felt that she had used the voyage, and the first news that | her lover unkindly; she felt that she Annette received of this sudden deter

had trifled with his sincere and gener-i-mination, was a letter delivered by his ous nature--and then he looked so mother, returning her pledges of affechandsome when he parted after their tion, and bidding her a last fårewell, quarrels--his fine features, lighted up in terms more fall of "sorte and ten bys indignation. She had intended demess than upbralding

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of real dance : but his sudden departure pre- anguish thát Annette had ever received: vented her. She now promised her- and it overcame her. u Th

The vivacito self that when next they met, she her spirits was'apt to hurry her to ex

RICE would amply repay him by the sweets tremes ; she "for a timers of a perfect reconciliation, and that, ungovernable transports of'affiction thenceforward, she would nevergiever and remorse, and manifested," in the tease him mores! That promise was violence of her grief, the real ardoar not to be fullfileda 9 Day after day pas- of her affection. The thought occursed; but Eugene did not make his ed to her that the ship might not yet appearance on Sunday evening came, have sailed, "She seized on the hope the usual time when all the gaiety of with eagerness, and hastened with her the village assembled şi but Eugene father to Honfleur.Si The ship had was not therézo Sher enquired after sajled that very morning. From the hims he had left the village.ToShe heights above the town she saw it lessnow became alarmed, and forgetting ening into a speck on the broad boall coyness and affected indifferenced som of the ocean, and before evening, she called upon. Ergene's mother for the white sail had faded from her sight. an explanation. She found her full she turned full of anguish to the of sorrow, zand learnt with surprise neighbouring chapel of our Lady of and affliction that Eugene had gone to Grace, and throwing herself on the sea. sed ladder sogeigen

pavement, poured out her prayers and While his feelings were yet smart- tears for the safe return of her lover." ing with her affected disdain, and his When she returned home the cheerheart a prey to alternate indignation fulness of her spirits was at an end. and despair, he had suddenly embraced She looked back with remorse and

invitation which had repeatedly been self-upbraiding at her past.caprices

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she turned with distaste from the adu. Annette never left the side of Eu: lation of her admirers, and had no gene's mother. She watched every longer any relish for the ainusements change of her countenance with paiwa of the village. With humiliation and fulsolicitude, and endeavoured to cheer diffidence 'she sought the widowed her with hopes, while her own mind mother of Eugene ; but was received was racked by anxiety. She tasked her by her with an overflowing heart; for efforts to be gay ; but it was forced and she only beheld in Annette one who unnatural gaiety: a sigh from the mocould sympathise in her doting fond-ther would completely check it; and ness for her son, It seemed some when she could no longer restrain the alleviation of her remorse to sit by the rising tears, she would hurry away, mother all day, to study her wants, and pour out her agony, in, secret to beguile her heavy hours, to hang Every anxious look, every anxious about her with the caressing endear- enquiry of the mother, whenever a ments of a daughter, and to seek by door opened, or a strange face appeared, every means, if possible, to supply the was an arrow to her soul. She conplace of the son, whom she reproached sidered every disappointmeut as a pang herself with having driven away, of her own infliction, and her heart be.

In the meantime the ship made a sickened under the care-worn exprésprosperous voyage to her destined port. sion of the maternal eye. At length Eugene's mother received a letter this suspense became insupportable from him, in which he lamented the She left the village and hastened to its precipitancy of his departure. The Houfleur, hoping every hour, every voyage had given him tinie for sober moment, to receive some tidings of reflection. If Annette had been un- her lover. She paced the apierand kind to him, he ought not to have wearied the seamen of the port with forgotten what was due to his mother, her inquiries. She made a daily pits who was now advanced in years. He grimage to the chapel of our Lady of accused himself of selfishness in only Grace; hung votive, garlands on the listening to the suggestions of his own wall, and passed hours either kneeling inconsiderate passions. He promised before the altar, or looking out from to return with the ship, to make his the brow of the hill upon the angry: mind up to his disappointment, and sea, to think of nothing but making his At length word was brought that mother happy. And when he does the long-looked for vessel was in sight retum," said Annette, elasping her. She was seen standing into the mouth hands with :ransport, " it shall not of the Seine, shattered and crippled, be my fault if he ever leaves us again." bearing marks of having been, sadly

The time approached for the ship's tempest tossed. There was a eral return. She was daily expected, when joy diffused by her return i and there the weather became dreadfully tem- was not a brighter eyo por a lighter pestuous. Day after day brought heart than Annette's in the little ports a . news of vessels foundered, or driven of Honfleur. The ship came to apo. on shore, and the sea coast was strew-chor in the river ; and shorily after-dir. ed with wrecks. Intelligence was boat put off for the shore. The por:

:: redajeed of the looked for ship having pulace crowded down to the pier-head been so disukasted in a violent storm, to welcome it. Anzette stood blushing and the greatest fears were entertained and smiling, and trembling and weep. Her her seiety.

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We comozions: agitated her breast at the mind, in which hope and fear are thoughts of the meeting and reconcilia- strangely mingled ; some imperfect tion about to take place. Her heart idea of her lover's shipwreck, and yet throbbed to pour itself out and atone to some expectation of his return. her lover for all its errors. At one mo- * Her parents have tried every ment she would place herself in a con- means to cheer her, and to banish those spicuous situation where she might catch gloomy images from her thoughts. his view at once, and surprise him by They assemble round her the young her welcome ; but the next moment a companions in whose society she used doubt would come across her mind, to delight; and they will work, and and she would shrink among the throng, chat, and sing, and laugh as formerly ; trembling and faint, and gasping with but she will sit silently among them, her emotions. Her agitation encreased and will sometimes weep in the midst as the boat drew near, until it became of their gaiety; and, if spoken to, will distressing; and it was almost a relief make no reply, but look up with to her, when she perceived that her streaming eyes, and sing a dismal litlover was not there." She presun od tle song, which she has learned somethat some accident had detained liim where, about a shipwreck. It makes on board the ship; and she felt that every one's heart ache to see her in the delay would enable her to gather this way, for she used to be the hapmore self-possession for the meeting. piest creature in the village. As the boat approached the shore, She passes the greatest part of many enquiries were made, and lacopic the time with Eugene's mother, whose answers returned. At length Allatte only consolation is her society, and heard some enquiries, made after her who dotes on her with a mother's ten- of any lover. Her heart palpitated; there derness. She is the only one that has was a moment's pause ; the reply was perfect influence over Annette in

every brief, but awful. He had been washed mood. The poor girl seems, as for: 1-2.798 from the téck, with two of the crew, merly, to make an effort to be cheer

a , it was impossible to render any assíst times gaze upon her with the most ance. A piercing shrték broke from piteous look, and then kiss her gray among the erowd ; and Annette had hairs, and fall on her neck and weep. nearly fallen into the waves.

is. She is not always melancholy, The sudden revulsion of feelings however ; she has occasional intervals after such a transient gleam of happi. when she will be bright and animated ness, was too much for her harassed for days together, but there is a de. less. Her life was 'for some time of gaiety, that prevents their yielding despaired of, and it was months before any satisfaction to her friends. At she recovered her health ; but she“ such times she will arrange her room,


627 never had perfectly recovered her mind : which is all covered with pictures of it still remained unsettled with regard ships and legends of saints, and will to her lover's fate.

wreath a white chaplet, as if for'a wed “ The subject," continued my in- ding, and prepare wedding ornamenta. formant, is never mentioned in her she will listen anxiously at the door, haaring: but she sometimes speaks of and look fréquently out at the window, it herself, and it seems as if there was as if expecting some one's arrival, solze ale to creations in a supposed at at svob ting site

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looking for her lover's return; but as f others." In a military character ob no one touches on the theme, or men- tained amidst the dangers of climate, tions his name in her presence, the the privations incident to service, and current of her thoughts is mere matter the sufferings of repeated wounds, it of-cbnjecture." Now and then s

she t is difficult to select any point as a prewill make a pilgrimage to our Lady of ferable subject of praise. The life of Gracte, where she will pray for hoturs Sir Jolin Moore was spent among his atsthe altar, and decorate the images troops." With wreaths that she has woven ; or During the season of repose, lis with wave her handkerchief from the time was devoted to the care and intertace, as you have seen, if there is struction of the officer and the soldier ; any vessel in the distance."

-in war, he courted service in every -233.1 (To be continued.]

quarter of the globe. Regardless of bas : britt

personal considerations, he esteemed 361; girls

that to which his country called him -1 STR JOHN MOORE. as the post of honor ; and by his unc,

ddunted spirit and unconquerable per-. Sir John Moore was the eldest of setterance, he pointed the way to vie four sons of the late Dr. Moore, and

tory.' was born at Glasgow, in 1762, where


soldier's heart must warın in his father practised as a physician till reading so just a tribute from a Comhe accompanied the late Duke of Ha- mander-in-Chief to the memory of this milton on his travels. He took his

brate man.

He was a soldier of the son along with him, and thus he was besť mould, and was endowed with an early introduced into the first society vigồrous mind, improved by every and pursuits guided by so able a di- accomplishment which an anxious and

pursuits guided by so able a dir, intelligent parent could suggest or berector, and so accurate a judge of stow. With a face and figure uncom mankind as his father, every improve mořily handsome, he was active and pletely

these expectations were fulfilled, capable of bearing great fatigue but pletely these expectations were fulfilled in his latter years had a considerable :

shew. Sir John Moore from his stoop and was much broken down by

wounds and service in warm climates youth embraced the profession of arms, His keen feelings of honor, and enwith the sentiments and feelings of a thusiastic zeal for the duties of his soldier. He felt that a perfect know profession, often raised his indignation ledge, and an exact performance of at any dereliction of conduct or duty. the humble but important duties of a Hence, with the mildest and most subaltem officer, are the best founda- amiable temper imaginable, he was tion for subsequent military fame. In considered by many who did not suffithe school of regimental duty, he ob- ciently know him, as fierce,, intemperis tained that correct knowledge of his profession, so, essential to the proper in truth, no man was

rate, and unnecessarily severe; while, direction of the galant spirit of the and easy, when strictness was untie :

indulgent soldiers, and he was enabled to es- cessary; at the same time, when sevetablish a characteristic order and regu- rity was called for, as the correctness larity of conduct, because the troops Cound in their leader a striking example General Order. Horse Guards, lo of the discipline which he enforced in February, 1909.

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nd propriety of his own mind led him biscuit, and slept on a cloak underla. uver to excuse neglect of duty, he bush. Several officers had obtained Tas on

Oceas ons $ very severe; leave to go to other islands for change 13 and in this he resembled the, of air, and sq inany were dead or disti") eminent men by, whose example he abled there was not a sufficient number was always anxious form bis has for the dạty. He therefore issued roti bits and character, Sir Ralph Aberaders, that none, except in the last comby and Sir Charles Stewart. a necessity, should quit the island. At :

It was under General Stewart, in length he was himself attacked; and Corsica, that Sir John Moore, then when informed that if he did not go Lieutenant Colonel of the 51st, svus on board ship, he could not surviveut first distinguished at the storning of four days, he referred his advisers-tors Calvi; he headed the grenadiers, and his orders, saying, that he was deterin the face of an obstinate and gallant mined to remain at any hazard ; and resistance, carried the place by assault

. it was not till he was insensible that General Stewart, who witnessed the he was carried on board where he forattack, rushed forward and, with an tunately recovered. enthusiasın

such minds can

The scene which closed his mortal feel, 'threw hinself into the arms of career, took place at the battle of Colonel Moore, the surrounding sol. Corunna. While animating the, diers shouting and throwing up their regiment, a cannon ball struck Sir caps

s in the air for joy and exultation. John Moore in the left shoulder, and In 1796, during the operations of beat him to the ground. He raised the army under the command of Sir himself and sat up with an "unaltered Ralph Abercromby, in the West In- countenance, looking intently at the dies, Sir John Moore particularly dis- Highlanders who were warmly enga tinguished himself. At that time the ged. Captain Harding threw himself mortality among the troops was SO

from his horse and took him the great, that hardly a sufficient number, hand ; then observing his anxiety, &t for duty, were left after the capture told him the 42d were advancing, upon of St. Lucia. Brigadier General which his countenance immediately Moore was appointed to the command brightened up. Assisted by a soldier of the island; and as considerable bo- of the 42d he was removed a few dies of the enemy continued in the behind the shelter of a'wall. Colonel woods, and refused to surrender con- Graham of Balgowan and, Captain formably to the capitulation, he, with Woodford of the Guards came up, that real which so eminently distin- and perceiving the state of Sir John's guished him, penetrated into the most wound, instantly rode off for surgeons. difficult recesses of the woods and He consented to be carried to the rear, compelled the enemy to surrender at and was put in a blanket for that purdiscretion. Here his exertions were pose. Captain Harding attempted to unremitting. He visited, in person, unbuokle his sword froin his wounded every post, of which there

were a great side, when he said in his usual tone many established in different parts off and manner * It is as well as it is the island. He was, in fact almost I had rather it should go out of the always in the woods, so careless of any field with me.' He was borne, concomfort, and so anxious to shew an Itinues Captain Harding, by six solexample of privation to his men, that diers of the 42d and guards, my sash he fared as they did, on salt pork and supporting him in an easy potture


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