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The doctors came, and looked and wondered,
“Here she goes--and there she goes !”
"You all are fools,' the lady said,
"There she goes !"
And triumph brightens up his face-
“I mean the fifty !
“Who ?, “The gentlemen-I mean the two Came yesterday—are they below ?" “ They galloped off an hour ago." “Oh, purge me! blister ! shave and bleed ! For, hang the knaves, I'm mad indeed 1"
HATE OF THE BOWL,
Go, feel what I have felt,
a father dealt,
Go, weep as I have wept,
O'er a loved father's fall,
Youth's sweetness turned to gall ;
Go, kneel as I have knelt,
Implore, beseech and pray,
The downward course to stay :
Go, stand where I have stood,
And see the strong man bow,
And cold the livid brow;
Go, hear what I have heard,
The sobs of sad despair,
And its revealing there,
Go, to my mother's side,
And her crushed spirit cheer,
Wipe from her cheek the tear :
But who, foresworn, hath yielded up
All that my soul hath felt and known:
BUGLE SONG.-Alfred Tennyson.
And snowy summits old in story;
And the wild cataract leaps in glory.
And thinner, clearer, further going ;
The horns of Eltand faintly blowing!
They faint on hill or field or river:
And grow forever and forever.
GENERAL GRANT TO THE ARMY.-1865.
U. S. Grant. SOLDIERS of the Armies of the United States! By your patriotic devotion to your country in the hour of danger and alarm, your magnificent fighting, bravery, and endurance, you have maintained the supremacy of the Union and the Constitution, overthrown all armed opposition to the enforcement of the laws, and of the proclamations forever abolishing Slavery—the cause and pretext of the Rebellion--and opened the way to the rightful authorities, to restore order and inaugurate peace on a permanent and enduring basis on every foot of American soil. Your marches, sieges, and battles, in distance, duration, resolution, and brilliancy of results, dim the luster of the world's past military achievements, and will be the patriot's precedent in defence of Liberty and the right in all time to come. In obedience to your country's call, you left your homes and families and volunteered in its defence,
Victory has crowned your valor and secured the purpose of your patriotic hearts; and with the gratitude of your countrymen and the highest honors a great and free nation can accord, you will soon be permitted to return to your homes and families, conscious of having discharged the highest duty of American citizens. To achieve these glorious triumphs, and to secure to yourselves, your countrymen, and posterity, the blessings of free institutions, teas of thousands of your gallant comrades have fallen and sealed the priceless legacy with their lives. The graves of these a grateful nation bedews with tears, honors their memories, and will ever cherish and support their stricken families.
THE FARMER AND THE COUNSELLOR.
A COUNSEL in the “Common Pleas,".
Upon the strength of a chance hit,
In bullying, bantering, brow beating,
Ridiculing and maltreating
Who, by his uncouth look and gait,
Appeared expressly meant by fate For being quizzed and played upon.
So having tipped the wink to those
In the back rows,
Until our wag should draw the cork-
And went to work.
Well, Farmer Numskull, how gu calves at York ?!