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“I'M NOT IN LOVE !-Oh smother

and warms the heart with its genial and laughSuch a thought at seventeen ;

exciting influence. As a member of society, few I'll go and ask my mother

men are more beloved or universally esteemed; What it can mean-what it can mean ?

and his amiability of heart and kindness of manThree addresses, for the benefit of William ners, have drawn round him numerous and attachDunlap, James Sheridan Knowles, and Henry ed friends. As a literary man, he is without proPlacide, Esq's, conclude, with the addition of a

fessional envy, and we regret to say, also without few pages of entertaining notes, the volume. These sufficient ambition to urge him to labor for the addresses are humorous, epigrammatical, and ex

name which his genius and talents, if industriously ceedingly appropriate. They contain many pas-him. It is to be hoped, that disburthened of the

exercised and properly directed, should win for sages of high poetic merit. We quote a portion cares of editorship, he will devote his literary leiof the address written for Placide, that we may exhibit the poet under a new phase :

sure to the production of something more elaborate

than he has yet attempted, which will give him a “Oh ye, who come the laggard hours to while,

substantial place in the foremost line of American And with the laugh-provoking muse to smile,

poets. Col. Morris, as well as a literary, has long Remember this! the mirth that cheers you so, Shows but the surface-not the depths below!

been a military man. After passing through the Then judge not lightly of the actor's art,

several grades of rank, he bas recently been apWho smiles to please you, with a breaking heart !

pointed general of a New York brigade of artilNeglect him not in his hill climbing course,

lery. When colonel, he was of essential service Nor treat him with less kindness than your horse : in quelling the formidable riots of 1834. Up hill indulge him-down the steep descent Colonel, now general Morris, is a little under Spare-and don't urge him when his strength is spent; the medium height, his person inclined to portliImpel him briskly o'er the level earth,

ness, his face full, bis complexion ruddy, his eyes But in the stable don't forget his worth !

dark and exceedingly fine, with a laughing exSo with the actor-while you work him hard, pression, indicative of the humor that constitutes a Be mindful of his claims to your regard.”

prominent trait in his character. His forehead is The beauty of this passage is self-evident. The high, fair and well shaped, showing, phrenologilast four lines, but two, clothing in new language cally, prominent developments of the imaginative an old adage, have recently been adopted by an and inventive powers; the organs of thought and English sporting journal for its motto, than which reflection being less apparent. Though somewhat nothing can be more appropriate.

beavy, his head is decidedly intellectual: altogeWe have now, as far as our limits would per- ther, our poet would be called a “bandsome, darkmit, shown on what foundation Col. Morris lays complexioned, stout gentleman,” thirty-eight years claim to rank among American poets. That he of age, or thereabout. He has been married twelve holds the first rank among them, we neither assert years, and resides at a delightful seat, called “Unnor believe; but that he is entitled to a distin- dercliff,” among the highlands, on the banks of guished place among the few who have been “tried the Hudson, and in the midst of the grandest sceand found worthy," will not be questioned by any nery in America, where he enjoys, we trust, that one who has impartially read this article, and seen “otium cum dignitate,” so congenial with the fit to exercise his judgment with regard to the feelings of the poet. merits of the poet.

The characteristics of Col. Morris's poetry, are delicacy of perception, elegance of expression, li

THE WORLD. quid flow of syllables, and pervading smoothness of versification. The characteristic feature of the

The world presents an infinity of aspects. Shakspoet's mind, seems to be gentleness, tenderness of peare called it a stage, and men and women the players. feeling, playful humor, and a fancy, warm but The merchant regards it a great bazaar, in which every chaste, that delights in picturing Love under his thing is an article of trademothe physician deems it a thousand varied and beautiful shapes, in dallying great hospital, the preacher looks at it as a church, with his locks, in sporting with his bow and arrows, mine-host fancies it a tavern on the great highway and with graceful reverence adoring him in his from nothing to eternity, and to the black-leg life seems own fair temple-woman-flinging upon her heart, a game, in which death holds all the aces and trumps his altar, the votive offerings of his gentle muse.

and takes whomsoever he pleases. It is a school-house He is not a poet of nature, but of the heart! As a to the pedagogue, a ball-room to the dancing-master, man of the world, he displays an acute and humor- and a prison to the turnkey. The sportsman views it ous insight into character, an instinctive percep- men and women his game ; while the theological pisca

as a great field, on which Death is the wily Nimrod and tion of the ludicrous. He tells an admirable story cor deemeth it a wide fish pond, in which all, from the and possesses an inexhaustible fund of amusing whales to the minnows, are nibbling and biting at the anecdote. His wit does not sparkle, but glows gilded baits which the Devil throws in.—(Hesperian.

The following tribute of affectionate remembrance

From the Southern Religious Telegraph. and sympathizing friendship, has been delayed to this Died, at her residence, on Shockoe Hill, December 11, 1837, late period by family afflictions and the protracted in- Mrs. MARGARET ANN WHITE, in the forty-third year of disposition of the authoress. In transmitting the lines her age, wife of Mr. Thomas W. White, Editor and Proprietor

of the Southern Literary Messenger. the writer accompanied them with a request that the

The deceased had been twenty-seven years in married life and obituary notice inserted in the "Southern Religious Tele- was buried on her marriage day, the 12th December. graph," a few days after the afflictive dispensation, She had become a member of the visible church in this city, should be republished with them in the Messenger. and it is more than hoped, of the invisible church, about sisteen We could have no hesitation in complying with this years ago, under the minietry of the lamented Dr. John H. Rice,

then Pastor of the first Presbyterian church, Richmond, and touching and reasonable request. Indeed the Messen- afterwards Professor of Christian Theology in the Union Theo. ger would have been a most appropriate place for this logical Seminary. Doubtless a happy meeting has taken place deserved tribute to the memory of one whose worth and in the upper sanctuary between the Pastor, and this lacrd of excellence could only be fully known and appreciated his flock, and this too in the presence of the master Shepherd.

Her religious awakening was of a very strongly marked by her surviving partner, and his bereaved family. But character, and her distress on account of sin was perhaps onu. he shrunk from obtruding his griefs on his readers, sually deep and long continued; but when she felt the principle knowing that nothing but the sustaining hand of Pro- of rebellion and unbelief subdued, and found peace with God vidence, and the prospect of an endless reunion, could through our Lord Jesus Christ, her religious enjoyment was

equally marked and decided. impart consolation to his lacerated feelings. Time may

Occasional doubts she had in the earlier periods of her chrisalleviate or mitigate his sorrow, but cannot banish from Lian experience, but they were all gradually dispeiled, and dis. his remembrance one who was emphatically his compa- appeared in the course of a prolonged experience of growth io nion, his counsellor-ever ready to console and support grace; and long before her spirit took its upward flight, her him in the hour of adversity-and a faithful and devo-faith could say “ abba, father," with as simple a certainty as

her natural memory could recall the pareots of her youth. ted partner in sorrow and in joy.

He that is begotten of God keepech himself, and that wicked one toucheth him not; and we know that we are of God, and the

whole world lieth in wickedness." LINES IN MEMORY OF

During the visitation o! the cholera, in the fall of 1532, MRS. MARGARET ANN WHITE,

she was called to the painful trial of surrendering her only

surviving son, a promising young man of nineteen years, in Who died in Richmond, Va., December 11, 1837—aged 43 years. which affliction she was greatly supported, and to which she Oh, holy is the place

was greatly reconciled, not only by the reflection that this Fas Where rest the ashes of the sainted dead;

her heavenly Father's will, but also by the fond hope that this

was his chosen mode of calling some of her loved house bold Angels of grace,

to a saving acquaintance with himself. The feeling she ained Their viewless wings in ceaseless vigils spread ; to cherish was, “heru, Lord, am I, and the children whom thou Most holy is the place-there, lightly, lightly tread !

hast given me.”

One year ago Jast August, an inquiry into the causes of her Hope cheers their long repose;

declining health, and peculiar sufferings, satisfied her physi. There spirit-minstrels chant celestial lays

cians and herself that recovery was hopeless ; and that she To Him who rose,

must gather in her strength and fortitude, and call all her piely And by His power their slumbering charge shall raise, becoming the subjece of the certain triumph of an interrel isn.

to the task of patiently enduring the slow torture, and finally And cause the grave's seal'd depths to burst with songs cer. Blessed bc God-this was not the commencement of her of praise.

acquaintance with him. She knew Him long before-and knew

Him to be "a very presen! help in trouble."
And she, whom now we mourn, -

She was resigned from the first-her mind was delightfully That angel-one to whom the grace was given,

exercised —"her peace was like a river." Her sufering came While pains were borne,

daily like the person and countenance of death in her chamber,

but her earthly physician came faithfully with his skilful alle. And nature rent and soul from body riven,

viations, and then her heavenly physician was never abzni, The symphonies to catch, and sing the strains of Heaven; making her daily more happy than the daughters of health and

bloom, and “giving her songs in the night." She, too, with songs shall wake,

Her decline was uninterrupted, though unexpectedly slow: And that, now nerveless hand-ils torpor o'er her bodily sufferings apparently on the constant increase, 23 The harp shall take,

was also her experience of that “peace which passeib all And from its tuneful strings such sweetness pour,

understanding." It was always good to visit her sick room, at As only they can wake who sing “earth's sorrows o'er." least in the experience of all those who love to breathe the

atmosphere of heavenly communion; and long will ber pale Till then, thou blest one, sleep!

and smiling face, and the quiet apartment where she lay, be the

picture of hallowed recollections. And lingering love, by that green grave of thine,

Towards the last, her spasms amounted to convulsions, and Long, long shall weep,

they followed in such rapid succession, that only at short inter And myrtle wreaths with rosy garlands twine vals, and far between, was she able, apparently, to command Emblem of fadeless love-to grace that sacred shrine.

her thoughts at all. For two weeks before she breathed her last,

her body seemed to be given into the hands of her disease, wbich And with the mourning band

kept it uneeasingly upon the rack: but there is no necessity from Who to that hallowed haunt their offerings bring,

this to believe that her spirit (the link of sympathy being par.

tially broken,) was not the meanwhile in quiet anticipation reA stranger-hand

posing on the bosom of its heavenly friend. A lucid interval kas Would o'er her urn a simple tribute fling ;

allowed her to give the affectionate farewell embrace to her hus Tho' but a forest-rose--frail, fading thing!

band and her daughters and servants. Her death at last was Love consecrates the gift,--'lis friendship’s offering.

apparently but a soft and easy cessation of the labor of living.

“Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. They rest iron Maine.

their labor."

ELIZA.

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FEMALE SCHOOL, AT MANSFIELD, NEAR PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA. Having opened a School at this place for the education of our daughters, we are desirous of having a few others as companions in their studies. The number, however, shall in no case exceed TWENTY, experience having taught us that much evil arises from the collection of young females into large boarding schools. We have observed that jealousies, rivalries, evil speaking, and all the wicked tempers of the heart, will arise even where there are a few together; and, to keep them down, there must be a constant and watchful supervision, which cannot be expected in large seminaries.

We have no public examinations, (holding them to be deceptive, and injurious to solid improvement, and the occasions on which bold ignorance and fool-hardiness most generaily outstrip and bear the palm froin the best, though modest and bashful scholar,) but try to educe study from the pleasure of learning and the love of knowledge.

We utterly discard the foolish and destructive practice, followed only to fatter parents, of attempting to Leach every thing, even the abstrusest sciences, in a few weeks, to tender and immature minds, scarcely' able to endure the labor of the plainest studies. Our object is to give a thorough and expanded instruction in ihe main branches of a liberal education. When this is accomplished the pupil may advance with some chance of success and some pleasure, into the languages and higher branches of science, which we instruct them in so soon as they are prepared to attend to them. EXPENSES (half in advance, the balance at the end of five months,) for the scholastic year of len months, commen

cing the first of October and ending the 31st of July. Board, including all expenses,.

. $120 00 Tuition in English branches, .

30 00 Do. French,

20 00 IQP Music will be taught by a master from Petersburg, at the usual price. Use of Piano Forte $1 per month.

HUGH A. GARLAND, Late of Mecklenburg, Va. Having placed one of my daughters the last five months with Mr. and Mrs. Garland, it affords me pleasure to embrace this opportunity of testifying to their ability and faithfulness as instructors, and to the

parental care exercised over those entrusted to their charge. I paid Mansfield several visits during the session, and always found my child entirely contented. Indeed I have never seen a better regulated family. All the young ladies, (and there were ten or twelve besides Mrs. Garland's daugh. ters,) seemed perfectly at home-lo be as it were a family among themselves--and as cheerful and happy as they well could be. The improvement of iny daughter was fully as great as I either expected or calculated on. Richmond, Angust 23, 1839.

THOMAS W. WHITE.

COLLEGE INFIRMARY, RICHMOND, VA.

From the Richmond Compiler, Sept. 14, 1538. Charity, we will append extracts from letters received from the The Faculty of our Medical College announce the open session, who have seen the system in successful operation.

most respectable and influential members of the Medical Proing of their Infirmary by advertisement in our to-day's paper.

JOHN CULLEN, M. D. We refer the reader to their notice in our advertising columns.

R. L. BOHANNÁN, M. D. The opening of this Infirmary, in connection with the College,

L. W. CHAMBERLAYNE. M. D.

AUG. L. WARNER, M. D. admirably fitted out as it is, with its excellent regulations and

TH: JOHNSON, M. D. competent superintendents, we look upon as an event not among

SOCRATES MAUPIN, M. D. the least important in the advancements and improvements of our city. Already, before the public announcement of its rea.

Extract from Dr. R. S. Stuart's Letter : diness for patients, its utility and public benefit is proved in the

Baltimore, July 28, 1838 numbers which have been forced upon it, in consequence of to answer you most favorably in relation to the Sisters of Charity

Dear Sir,- It affords me much pleasure to have it in my power the want of comfortable apartments, or of that careful attention they have been at the Maryland Hospital four years and a hals, and nursing requisite in sickness, and in many cases from both and every day has increased my confidence in, and reliaece these causes. The anticipations of the Faculty have indeed

upon them; indeed I would not be willing to conduct this insti. been far exceeded by the patronage they have received. We the house with great economy, and the patients uniformly be

tution on any other plan-they conduct the domestic concerts of trust their praise worthy enterprize may continue to meet the come attached to them. In my opinion you will do wisely to encouragement it merits-conscious that it will be a great pub. select these ladies to conduct your institution-they are the cely lic convenience, while it will contribute its full share in miti.

nurses I have ever seen, to be depended upon.

With much regard, very truly, youre, gating the sufferings of humanity.

R. S. STUART, M. D.

President of the Maryland Hopital COLLEGE INFIRMARY.

Dr. Aug. L. Warner.

Extract from Prof. Dunglison's Letter: The undersigned, Professors in the Medical College of Rich.

Philadelphia, July 25, 1688. mond, have fitted up an Infirmary, (capable of containing tro

My Dear Sir--On the subject of your proposed Infirmary el. hundred patients,) and are prepared to receive

persons laboring tended by Sisters of Charity, I have nothing but what is favora under all diseases, not contagious. The plan of the Institution ble to remark. My experience elsewhere is very much in five being novel in this city, they will briefly detail the advantages of such a scheme. I have seen po drawback, religious or me which must result from it, to the community generally, but more ral, to the association; whilst every consideration congezi especially to the owners and hirers of Slaves. The importance with faithful discharge of duties, and the exercise of the kingof judicious and careful nursing is apparent to every one ; for liest sympathies, is in favor of it. upon it, the success of medical treatment not unfrequently de.

Whatever prejudice may exist at first, and I hope in your en pends.' To supply this important auxiliary, the Sister's of lightened community it will be infinitesimal, cannot fail to fade Charity have been obtained, and their unwearied devotion to and to vanish before the results of experience. the sick in many of the Infirmaries and Hospitals of Europe,

Believe me, my dear sir, very truly, yours, and in this country, is a guaranty that whatever attentive and

ROBLEY DÚNGLISON, M. D. judicious nursing can effect, may be confidently expected. To

Prof. Warner. ihem will be confided the administration of medicines and diet, while the Infirmary will be regularly attended by one of the

Extract from Prof. Hall's Letter: Professors; and in all cases requiring it, consultation will be

Baltimore, July 22, 1838. promptly had.

Dear Sir-.I can reply to your favor of the 24th inst with great In the Infirmary, the sick will be furnished with well venti- pleasure. The Sisters of Charity, by their vows devote them lated apartments, bedding, nursing, diet, medicines, physician's selves to duties of active benevolence. They are the me attendance, and all necessary services, (as for instance, bleeding, valuable ladies, and beyond price, as the superiodendants of Hcs cupping, or leeching,) for five dollars per week; a sum very pitals and Infirmaries, in both of which institutions, they here considerably less than the ordinary charge for the physician's have the care of the sick. attendance, exclusive of medicines, nursing, diet, &c., while Yours, very respectfully and truly, in their own dwellings. Separate apartments have been re

RICHARD W. HALL, I. D. served for private patients, who may resort to the Institution for Dr. A. L. Warner. Surgical or Medical Treatment, under the care of one of the Physicians of the Institution.

Extract of a Letter from Prof. Potter: The Infirmary commonds itself to the owners and hirers of

Baltimore, Sept. 8, 18:38 Slares, from the fidelity with which the sick will be nursed,

Dear Sir-As regards the Sisters of Charity, they are ett the regularity of the administration of medicines and judicious tainly to be preferred to all other nurses--they molest to die. diet, at the smallest possible expense.

The prejudice, is any exists, will pass away, when their disia. The Infirmary is now ready for the reception of patients; and not for this, or themselves. They are always obedient to the

terested usefulness is seen. They work for the other world, and the citizens generally are invited to inspect the house and medical attendants, and consider themselves bound to carry accommodations.

their orders into effect, For the benefit of those who have not witnessed the beneficial

Dear sir, very respectfully, yours, operation of such an Institution, and are not aware of the high

NATH'L POTTER, L. D. estimate which is justly set upon the services of the Sisters of Prof. A. L. Warner.

WALTERS, EXCHANGE HOTEL,

West End of Main Street--Norfolk, Virginia. This well known house having been newly fitted up and greatly improved, is now occupied by the subscriber, who

offers its accommodations and his own best services to travellers, whose favorable opinion of his establishment it will be the height of his ambition to secure.

Families can be accommodated in a neat and comfortable style.

1- The Mail Stage for Elizabeth City, Hertford and Edenton, leaves the Exchange Hotel every other day.

September 1, 1838.

B. B. WALTERS

THOMAS SEMMES, Counsel and Attorney at Law, Practices in the local Courts of the District of Columbia, and in the Supreme Court of the United States at Washington City. Office at Alexandria, D. C. WILLIAM F. RITCHIE, late of Richmond, Virginia,

ATTORNEY AT LAW, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

LITERARY MESSENGER.

T.W.WHITE, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.

VOL. IV.

NOVEMBER, 1838.

NO. XI.

CONTENTS.
ORIGINAL PAPERS.

ORIGINAL PAPERS-(CONTINUED.)
PAGE

PAGE 1. The Italian Opera. Recollections of distinguished per. 12. Lucile. A Novelette. Chapters VII, VIII, IX, X, and formers in Paris, embracing, among the females, Pas.

XI. By the authoress of "The Curse,” &c. (To be ta, Sontag, Malibran, Pisaroni, Ciuti, &c.; and of the

concluded in the December No)...

713 other sex, Rubini, Galli, Tamburini, Garcia, Zuchelli, 13. “Homeward Bound-A Tale of the Sea; by the au. Rossini, and Paganini. By a distinguished literary

thor of the 'Spy,' 'Rod Rover,' &c.” A critical Regentleinan of Washington City......

673
view of this new work............

724 2. Touching Trees and Tree Topics; with appropriate 14. Another Review of “Homeward Bound," with prefapoetical extracts. By J. F. Otis..

678 tory observations upon some of the more obvious cha* Memory. The connection of several of the states of

racteristics of good novel writing...

729 the mind with Memory; obaervations upon its plea 15. “A Tale of the Huguenots; or the Memoirs of a French šures, and connection with so of the moral emo

Refugee Family-translated and compiled from the tlona. Addressed to Students.....

650

original manuscripts of James Fontaine, by one of his 4. Literature of Virginia. The obligations Virginia is

descendants.” A critical review of this interesting under lo possess a literature of the highest grade; the

little work, with extracts, descriptive of the persecumeans within her reach of improving her indigenous

tions and sufferings of Protestants in the sjxteenth literature ; and, whether literature will repay the

century...

734 State for the time and expense involved in its allainteot. To Professor Tucker of the University. By B. 694

ORIGINAL POETRY. 5. The Grave in the Forest. From “ Southern Passages and Pictures," & volume in preparation by the author

16. The Land Far Away. By Elora. Philadelphia........ 678

17. The Curse of the Forsaken. By B. W. H., Camden, of "Atalantis,” &c........

690
S. Carolina...

690 & Notice of an " Address delivered before the Frank.

18. Solitude. By I, N., Tennessee..

693 lia Literary Society of Randolph Macon College,

683 June 19th, 1838. by D. L. Carroll, D. D., President

19. The Emigrant to Himself. By E. A. S....... of Hampden Sidney College, Va."...

20. Chon-ne-lar, the Creek Maiden who refused to emi. 693

689 7. Desultory Speculator. Life-ils enjoyments, blessings

grale. By Henry Thompson, A. M... and realities; with illustrative, poetical extracts. Cross

21. The Grave in the Forest. By the author of "Atalan. Reading-ingenious specimens of the seventeeth cen

tis,” &c...

691

694 tury. By G. W., Washington City...

22. Charity. From an old English work.. 695

696 & Francis Armine; a Romance. By a gentleman of

23. God. By C. M. F. Deems..

704 Louisvllle, Kentucky. Chapters VII, VIII, IX and X.

24. Stanzas. By W...

705 (To be continued.)..

25. 'Twill Soothe when I am Gone. By G.. 697

711 2. Popular Errors. By M.

26. Music. By E. A. S........ 704

723 10, A Lecture, delivered before the Richmond Lyceum, on

27. To Caroline-written in her album. By E. N. "the present condition of our country, and its proba.

CONTENTS OF COVER. • ble future destinies; the dangers which await us, and the only probable means by which those dangers

Title and Contents, page 1. "To Correspondents," " To may be avoided,” By James E. Heath, Esq. Origi Delinquent Subscribers," "August No. of the Messenger nally published in the "Richmond Lyceum Journal." wanted," "Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine," "Errata," Revised and corrected by the author for the “Mes « New Terms for remainder of the Fourth Volume only," senger."

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