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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 23 June 1843

fee NOT TBB O L O B Y OF O 1 I i I B U T H W I L r A Q 1 OF BOMB. VOL. XVII. BURLINGTON, VERMONT, FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1843. No. 3 DUTCHES DE IiV VA 1,1,1 E III1. DT CHARLOTTE CU9IIMAN. 'Selected from the Knickerbocker of July, 1037. '"Twcre best thai I should wed. Thou said'stit Louis : say it once more. Louts. In honesty, I think so. Dutches. My choice is inado then I obey tho fiat and will become a bride." Duliccr. Twerobcst that I should wed ! Tis Louis' voice, Has sped fate's summons to this breaking heart, The vassilsof his will, I mako my choice, And bid my love for earth and him depart I No not mv lovo for Aim I will rcsien The court's any mockery, nnd the courtier's praise The incense ottered on a baseless shtmc, Which truth and honor gild not with their lays. 'Twcre best that I should wed 1 How strangely cold Theso few yet bitter words fall on my brain, The sum of life's brief day-dream has been told . Uy one who cares not what may be the pain, But I submit yes, hail the sacri...

Publication Title: Burlington Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 23 June 1843

A New Philosophy. Thu cluo which it given below to tlio doctrines of tiro Char don struct Chapol reformers, wo think will prove iofiillihlo. Lot tho reader clearly comprehend the fundamental principles so distinctly laid down in the brief extract from Mr. Brownson, nnd ho cannot bo nt a loss in obtaining an equally clear comprehension of tho reasoning of the expounders of this phi losophy in their public discourses. Tub Lioiit that is Dabkness. Wo sre aware that we possoss readers who, themselves withdrawn from thu' throw; and the cla-huf life, anil catching irom their "loop-holes of rclreal" lull distant ulimp sos or tho turmoil, lilllo inianino tho up-sido-dowu work o( tho outer world, llio general upsetting of all veficraliln notion, the grand demolition of all lormer principles, tho undermining and the blowina up of all oustottiiiry feeling', nnd the universal dismantling ol overy thing that wasonro thousht to mako society afe or aijrce.ihlc, which is now going on amung that par...

Publication Title: Burlington Free Press
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 23 June 1843

COL. DENTON'S MOVEMENTS. Tlio Madisorilan takes a very particular pleasure in goading and liarrassing tlio Great Missouriun. It Joes not scent to en joy with a much keener relish a glorification of Capt. Tyler than it does a dig at ' Old Bullion." During tho last six months, it has assailed tlio old gontloman with every spe cies of weapon in tho armoury of wit nnd logic. And wielded by so accomplished a hand, tho weapons could not fail of effect. "Old Bullion" was accordingly driven from Washington, and compelled to botako him self to Missouri. But even thcro John Junes gives him no quiet. Ho has sot his spies upon him, who watch and report his every movement. In tlio last Madisonian, wo find tho following letter disclosing Benton's and Blair's manoeuvres S Correspondence of the Madisonian. St. Lous, Missorai, June 1st, 1613. DiAn Sin: In my teller of (ho 12lh of May, I informed you that P. P. lllnir, editor of tho Globe, was then here, nnd that preparations woro making by bis and C...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 23 June 1843

'Ho touched his harp,nnel nations heard, entranced, NEW POEM UY WORDSWORTH. The Kentish Observer has published the following promised commemoration of the ho roic Grace Darling by the patriarch poet Wordsworth which lias fur some time been the subject of conversation in literary circles in England : Grace DnrliiiB Among the dwellers in the silent fields The natural heart is touched, and public way And crowded street resound with ballad strains, Inspired by one whose very name bespeaks I'imir ilivine. exalting human love: Whom, sincuhcr birth on bleak Northumbrian coast, Known unto lew, i ui pnzcu as iar as Known, A sini'lc net endears to Inch and low Through the whole land lo inanhood,tnoven in spite Of the wotld's Ircezing ore to generous youth To Infancy, that lisps Her praise and age, Whose eye rclkcts it, glistening throogh.n tear Of tremulous admiration. Such true lai'no A waits her now, but, verily, good deeds Uo not imperishable record rind Save in the rolls of Heaven, where ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 30 June 1843

Jsii4JVWJ IvJJWy illy IJj JJVJv ii ivv NOT TUB GLORY OF OJESAH-DUT TUB WBLFARE OF ROMS VOL. XVII. BURLINGTON, VERMONT, FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1843. No. 'i , MR. WEBSTER'S SPEECH. On Bunker Hill, Juno 17, 1843, in com memoration of the completion of tlio Monu ment, as reported from liis own notes for the Boston Courier : A duty has been performed. A work of gratitude and patriotism is completed. This structure, liavincj its foundations in soil which drank deep of early rev olutionary blood, has at length leached its destined hcisht..and now lifts its summit to tho skies. We linvo assembled, to celcbrato the accomplish ment of this undertaking, and to indulge, afresh, in the recollection of the great event which it is design ed to commemorate. Kightcen years, more than half 'tho ordimry duration of n generation of mankind, havo cjapsed sinco tho corner stone of this monument was laid. Tho hopes of iis projectors rested on vol untary contribution, private munificence, and the general favor o...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 30 June 1843

1 ii f i III I " ii nil', jin.Moitv or iy jo. tl i mi easy tn-.lt to praiio Fortune whcti'she smiles nnd In tinier the People) when they do just r.liat you would hiva thoni. '1 he nolilo people! have they not decided f. r our parly, and iiven nncnf it a rich CuI leciorship, and nuot her nn Cmbassy, a third a f.it Post Ollicc, nml sjoii! Who tiara '11111101101111' of thur virtue, prnb.ty, inti-Higciicr ami hidipyiideucc I Havo they nut proved nil clearly by tha act which put mi into audi nice places I Hut let them happen to ptefer oilier aspirants for their favor, and t'un whit do wn th'ii'e. ol it 1 Whil iunornnt raseib llu-y have become all at once! What larce, iniquiiy nnd coriup. rionaro t lie ir Flections! Whit nonsense is what is called their 'vcrd.ct I' What folly nr li) poensy in sup pjsai that they had any definite putposu in tho bus otssl The rihaldry ami denunciation indulged in rrferenec J thd F.tcitim of 1319 by those) lu boa t of tin ir 'Kemoeiney' is atem.ee amiui i nn...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 30 June 1843

J. V 3 1 4TII JULY CELEBRATIONS ov thu ot urn: noun county YOUNG MEN'S CELEBRATION, (without titsi inction iy l'-urrv.) UU JJJI-V, lHl'J. Salute at sun-nso of 2G guns, occompan luJ hy tho ringing of tliu bells of llio sovural churches, Al 10 o'clock, A. M., :i procession will be formed on tliu Court Hoiist. Siiiinrn, nt tho ringing ot' llio bi'll, tintlur tho direction of Col. C. I'. PECK, Murshall of the day, ijistud by MM. II. POYNTON, 1 Ool. 11. Gt.E0.. I .'i.'i.fnn. I.icul. I'.. I.. WHITNEY, at. Jt. STANTON, MirtfiaUs. K. C. I.OOMIS, Esq. J Tho procession will bo escorted by the Burlington Light Infantry, under tho com mand of dpt. Joseph Hatch, sind will pro- sfl up Main st. to Colli-go Green, thenco ' tS. Pi'tirl si., down IV ai l st. to tho Brick Church, where tho exercises will commence i follows: 1. Music by tho Choir. 2. Prayer. 3. Music by the Chtjir. 4. Heading Declaration Indcpendance, by IIemiv Halc, Esq. 5. Oration, by IJ. J. Tennbt, Esq. G. Music by tho Choir. The pr...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 30 June 1843

'lie touched his harp,and nations hoard, entranced. From Miss Leslie's Mignrinc for May. TIIS iUEKTINO Ol" THE ILOWHIIS. bv L. it. sioovns-EV Minerva i visit to riora once ma le, When tho ilnwcrs in a body, tlicir compliments paid j And (banned wuli tlicir miiniurs and ( ligunt dyis, She promised to give to the fairest a lime ( mitinrj n day when herself would preside, And on their pretentions to beauty decide. T'.ui the Ruse bridled tin with a confident air, As if she would say" Who with tne can compare 1" W ile t'.ie Lily.Jbut newly came nut ns a bride, Whispered Ion!; to her sister,nnd laughed at such pride ' Tho Hyacinth studied her wardrobe with care, Ptdl mizrlcd to settle, what colors to wea. ; 'I In Poppy ashamed of her dull slupy eyes, W He a new scatlct drct.3 with n view to the prize t Wiu'e tin Tuhpcatnc ff uniting and waving tier fan, Ai"i turni il up her nose at the ij.iII.jUiI clan. 'lhon Hocked Anemones, fair to heboid, W 'h 'he rich Polyanthus in velvet and golds A ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 7 July 1843

NOT TUB GLORY OP O 21 S 1 II DDT THE WBLPABS OF BOM BURLINGTON, VERMONT, FRIDAY, JULY C, IS43. No. 5 vol. xvir. IIK PHAYElt ON IlUNKEIl Mllil,. nr mrs. l. tt. stnouii?.Er. During tlits battle of Banker's Hill, vcncra t clergyman knelt on the field, with hands up. raised, and gray head un'cdvered, and while the 'bullet! whistled aVotind him, prayed for the sue cess of hit compatriot, and the deliverance of ill country. It was an hour of fear and dread High rose the buttle cry, And round in heavy volumes sprtsd Tha war-cloud to the sky. Twas not, as when in rival strength . ContemtinB nations mret, Or love of conquest madly hurls A monarch from his seat. Tet one was there, unused to tread , Thepathof mortal strife, Wholmt the Savior's flick had fed tleiidc the fount of life. He knelt him where the Mack smoko wreathed, . Hi head was bowM and lure, WhiU for an infant land, he breathed The agony of pmjer. The column red with early morn, , May tower o'er Bunker a height, And proudly tell ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 7 July 1843

Mil TOiBga TOR GOVKtlNOR, JOHN MATTOCKS, roa LtSVT. OOVEtlNOS, HORACE EATON, ton TR:Anins, J-O'IIN Si AL DING. FOR CO.NGUUSS, HON. GEORGE P, MARSH, Tim Witio S-Mrc.-. Home labor, works! hornet tnv at hornet f-cll ut homci spend at homci cmnlor our own coimtiynu-ii in preference help Americana firsli protect American lat or i assitt American Indus tr fl.t'tre South fetal the North) Ihe IS'ottli supply the South) what wmlon'i want wo will A'tiip aw.iy i rlTt wc can') tinki or produce we will liny from foie2ncra. This i the Whig system) this is Henry Chj'a policy. V love our own dear country, and our nwn countrymen, before anv forei;:n nntinti an I mean Brrt to take caro of American men ar.d Amr-ri- Mn b.i)f, and Amcii -ati girls nnd women. Wcaro not an idle people t we must and wo live by our hhnr. It finds ns and it clothes uj and we mean to take cue ul'tlnt labor in preference to any ven, or any powei fnnijn tr domestic, times w want i t-bmrstic, and protective tariff. wn: stats; co...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 7 July 1843

w.L'MJim-mmm-;i.,'iiix 'iuv-a toV,I,it in tho Union, nml is most honorably known (n his own Statu us a sound anil learned lawyer nml a p.niticil writer or cuit-ient nlnlit v. Mo is nrilentiy nttncluil to Wliii! principle! rin I wi'l represent Ms eonstituantj wall disliiioinhod hull r. Hut. Her nld. tjrAt t'i recent Wli'u Convention fir tho 3.1 Con-gre.-aimil District of this 'Stale, he'd nt lliitlinpluti, O r?u I'. Mirs'i, t'."., nf I'.urhiuioti, was noinina tnd itt n ran 'Mate In rcpiccm tint Di-trtrt in (Jon. Ti.. .!. Marsh is oho of tlii1 nblrit men of the Stall1, an 1 will, if elected, well .itaiii the character of our Stit"o;t tlicttaorof Cnnwrn. Union anil a vig orous Dtfori on tin-pail of nil tin Whins of tho dil tract will iccurehue cctiiti Cifeildnidii. HEl'EAL. By reference to tlio report of tlio proceed. lng3 at tho Kupaal Meeting on l!iu fourth, our rentiers will perccivo tliut an ttttemipt -.v;is mailu by Mr. II.iswjll to procuro tho passage- of h resolution ciiiulciiin...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 7 July 1843

CAN A HORSE REASONS i Tlie llun.Jmlgo Taylor, of Mobile, Alii, has ructMitlv tidilrcMi'd n (-nmmtinicntioti to tho editor of iho 'D.iilv Advertiser' of limb cily, of ii most intoresliiij; nnd exiratirllinti ry character. Air. Linliin, in intmilncinu, llio commiiniciition to liU readers, nut It flic assurance 'lint eveiy f.ict statfd ciin lie cor roborated liy liiindrcili of his most vcrueloiis follow citiwns. Tlioso who hold in vt'iierit tion the nolle qualities of llie horse, tliat sn pacions as well ns srr icrsilitu tniiniifl, will be certain to give tlm article n careful 'pent hI. Tito writer of tliis individual mnnr.il'.s history lias scarcely told iho hull of tlio evi dences pivrs ol surpassing powers of reason ing far iibovo most other uiiittnls of the lirtitc creation. If nil tlicso marks of intelliaenre are not referable to n process of thought, or ratiocination, then wo Know not upon what principle- they aro to he accounted for; they re certainly, in our estimation, ti loft...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 14 July 1843

NOT THE G L O R V OF C 2 S A B DOT TUB WELFARE OF ROMB BY H. B. STACY. BURLINGTON, VERMONT, FRIDAY, JULY 14, 1843. VOL. XVII No. 6 From tho Liverpool Mercury. MOSES AT MERIBAH. BY DARKER LAMII, Tho Israelite murmured in wrathful despair, And deep on hisbrqw wcru tho furrows of care, freed While ho sighed for the bonds he had mourned nt ere And repined at the travail the Lord had decreed. " Oh, why wcro tho chariots of Egypt oVrlhrown ? Oh, why spared the wild wave the bondsman nlone? It were better the tyrant had trampled us down Ere tho billow had swept away sceptre and crown I" The Lord heard tho children of Israel complain, As they wept in their tents that wcro spread o'er the And his pillar of cloud, at the breaking of day, plain, Slowly rolled from tho camp of tho desert away. Then the trumpctsof Isreal, in notcsbrisht and clear, Told the mourners the timcofihcir marching was near; And the prince and tho ruler hied each to his post, To assemble the tribes, and to marshall the h...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 14 July 1843

wtaa I'Olt OOVKIINOH, JOHN MATTOCKS. ron lieut. aovniiKon, H OUACE E A T O N . ron TnEAffncn, JOHN SPALDING, ron CONC3KIVS, HON, GEORGE P. MARS II. 1 iin U mo fevsTr.M. Home labor', work at hornet buy at homes sell at home; rpnd at home) employ our own countrymen in preference! help Aim-tic-tns l.rst; proiitt American I.itor i assist American tndus try j let tho i.;iiil!ifod tlio Nortlu tlio iN'urth supply the South j lint wo don't want wo will shipnwayi what wo c:nt make or produce wo will Imv finm il....i. . ..t:.,.. w. Y --j-"'"! tiny loietoncrs. i ih is tlm v , . .i-ci.,,, . ,i,.-:.u.. . 0 luiuuur own near country .111. 1 our own countrymen, before any forcin naiion j nnd inn , i,mu inru 01 American men ami Anirri can boys, and .AnicncaTi trills and women. Wo are MWtm trtle people.) wo must and we will live liy our labor. It feeds us ami It clothes usj and we mean to take drool that labor 111 preference) to any veto, or nny power iorewn or domestic. Hence wo waul a demesne nrrd ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 14 July 1843

read his doom, not only in Virginia, but ov cry wliere else, tlirougliout tlio broad extent of the Union. Tlicro is not n state nay, thcro is not a singlo electoral district in tlic Union, that will support Mr. Tyler for re election. And tho sooner the President opens his eyes to this fact tho better for him self and for the country. Never did man before labor under such strong delusion as Captain Tyler has done j and tho time is now arriving when lie must awaken from It. Ditter indeed will be his chamber reflections Upon his perfidy toward better friends and principles : Jin. Tvler in the held. The writer of the fol lowing communication has some misgivings about our publication ofliis production and well Tie might nave entertained llicni. It has mm from Wash in rr. ton, and tho source alono excites some suspicions of us puriiy. in me second place, this communication to our press, from iho pen of ono Mr. Tyler's friends, speaks out much plainer against two of the Demo cratic candida...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 14 July 1843

W 3l Himfai Ml? JZW 'Ho touched lii3 hnrpjand nations lienrd, cnlrnmvd. ilfany of our readers, doubtless, liavo toad and admired the following linos from the pen of toniu (to us) unknown but highly gifted poet. To all who may have any "music in their souls" it must have a charm that can be felt hut not described. Wo have read it times uunumbcr. ed, and without, enjoying any los-i pleasantly the kind of bathing of the spirit which the loos ed sympathies spread in benignant fluods upon the inner man, calming and cooling the irrita tions and excitements which the summer heats of the world's vexations are constantly engen dering. A'. V. Cynosure. THE INUUIHY. Tell me, yo winged winds, That loutid my pathway roar, Do jo nol know tome spot Wheic mortals weep no morel Some lone and pleasant dell, Some alley in the weft, Win re, free from tod and pain, The wrary soul may rest ? The loud wind dwindled to a whisper Jow, And sighed for pity, as it answered "No I" Till me, thou mighty deep, Who...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 21 July 1843

Sum NOT THE G L O B V OF C.SSAB BUT THE MP E X. r A R B OF BOMB BY II. B. STACY. BURLINGTON, VERMONT, FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1843. VOL. XVII No. 7 v Now wife, and children, Ift's be nay I My work is done, nnd here's the fny 'Tvns hnrd in earn, bill never mind il s Hope rear'd the sheaf, nnd pence shall bind it. Six days I've tnil'd, and now we meet To a'nre the welcome weekly trrtt 0 toast and j of rest nnd j-y, Which, gained by labor, cannot cloy. Come ye, who form my dear fireside My care, my comfort nnd my nridei Come now, let na clne the mcnt, In harmcless talk and fond delight. To morrow's dawn brines blessings, peace, And each domesiic joy increase To him who hnnestlv maintains That course of life which heaven ordains. For thi and every I lessins given Thankful we'll bow the knee to heaven, In God's own house, our voices raise, With grateful notes of prayer and praise. Sweet's the tranquillity of heart, Which public worship does impart! And sweei's the field, and sweet's the road, T...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 21 July 1843

it 'UJt JJ1SCS von Govtutxuu, JOHN MATTOCKS. roa. urcT. aovcnson, II 0 It A C li E A T O N . ron TttCAEi'DCR, JOHN SPALDING. I'OR CON01ir.5S, HON, GEORGE P, MARSH, ron sr.v.VTr ns ion chittenden cocstv. DAVID IS i' A 1) , i. unit: it sro.vii. tEwiTon ran naANn isls cncNTir. WA li I, I H JIOTTi Mornl' That the names of Jolin Mattock. Hop nco r.ntnn and Joim Spalding, form n ticket itivmci lilo Iiy nil Ihe pallry chicanery nml tditisivu ribaldry l oft- defeated I.ncofocoisniand Hint vvu conticteiil- Iv look to llic People for h crilict in September so decided nnd conclusive as ru once to vindicate thcin mil confound ilieir rcvilers, Jtctoltrd'han llief 'rci1il Ifiiieiiacc of iliollon, (Jeo. 1'. .M atifii wo " ho'd the system of slavery to scribed to ils stock or otherwise absorbed Iiy it,iiii(l loaned out where it was most needed nnil would lie most productive. Tlr.it mo ney would liuvii heon instantly employed in building, clearing, farming, Inlying imple ments, clolli,,fcc. jiving e...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 21 July 1843

writings produced n "powerful ciTcct" ij lha pest ovi dence of their ability, Tho "Crisis" was n to nes of labored nnd eflectivo papers. It was one of these, appearing as it did just nt tlie crisis of that most gloomy period of tho Revolution the winter of '7? and '73 that did moro perhaps limn anything clso to bring men to their reason, and to counteract tho el forts of that seditious cabal, which was fast undermi ning tho influence of Washington, by seeking in every possible way to destroy tho almost universal confi dcnca'uhjch w as placed in his ability nnd integrity. What would liavo been tho consequences if the at tempt had proved succe-sful I f.ct tho answer to this determine tho merit to which Paine is entitled, for throwing a most powerful obstacle in tho way. lie ides, soon after thenprcarnnco of Burke's celebrated " Reflections upon the French Revolution," thonppo ila party casts about for some one to reply. And whom did they select 7 Whom, but Thomas Paine? It is fair to ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Burlington free press. — 21 July 1843

'Ho touched liUlinvp.nnd nations heard, entranced. TUB OTjO nt.UE COAT. I ffil I love it who'd bo such n bloat As to chide me for loving that old Hue coat? I've treasur'd it long, though its r.los has fled I've Btitch'd it with silk -I've dnrn'd it with thread, "Tis mended a thousand limes or less, Yet still to my bnck the old roat I press, Do von nsk me why! 'Tis my only one And what shall I do when that is gone. I've worn it. nnd worn it. for mnnv n day, White the collar grew brown, the scams prow gray) Andlntmnsi swore, nstue people ivouiu sonic, And turn from the coats that were made in the style. Years rolled rn and I wore it still, I. ut to make it hang on needed nil my skill, Ami I found how much the heart con bear, When an envious nail did my old coat tear. 'Tis pitched 'tis patched but I wear it the more, And if none taw the nlaco whero the cruel nnil tore, 'Ttvas because I brushed it, and spnng'd it and spread Illuo ink on the spots mat Megan in inue. Oh! say it is shabby,...

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