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Id=153 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 10 January 1862
V BOOK FOR THE TIMES fTtHIS is acknowledged to be one of the-oWSfrc-J_ innrk.ible nt huinim p ' roduetfons wut lias ever been olfered to the American people. Tho style is rhavte and truly eluqjtieiit. The subject treatetftif in nf ihv> mini irmiiirinnr. "The United States in
Id= 28 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
-J..1 .S'5'J? '!?i : ^ !LJ?•• -• ¦ ¦ •¦.; ' • What is the best line to lead a maq wiibf Aus.—Crino-liae. To prevent a kitchen aoor from creaking, get a servant girl whose bean comes io the bouse to see her. I .4 beisnty is apt to tind nojault with her eyes, cheeks, or Upjrbut she upbraids her iiaif. A,t f narringe in a conntrv -tonrnnfler khe ceremony^ the bride buist inio tears of course. Whereupon the bridegroom a itunt six, footer, following the example, blubbered Hke a calf, and on being remonstrated with, roared out:—"Lei me alonvff. fee! pis bad abuut it as she does, in ionise!'' A Fair Hit.—The Sonlh Carolina fess. i-iai.et's talk aboui being coetccd to »ja» in i.he Union. The anxiety to oe coerced is • of ihe same kind as the striel property of the single beau. After silting up a long lime, ai a respectable distance, she suddenly squeaked out: , • Qiii squeezi ^ me?" The siartled KeniticKian exclaimed : •'? hain't touched yon." '¦Well,'" said she, "you're a going to, ain...
Id= 6 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
won't itT" "Rather," said Mrs. S elson, smiling, "!>ut better loo large than too small." John Stetson fell in with a companion in the afternoon with whom he hacU^ social chat. As they were walking leisurely along they passed an oyster saloon. Stetson was particularly fond of thebi--valves, and lie ' proposed that they should go in and have some. To this his friend did not demur, and they accordingly entered. Two plates of oystere came to iwentv live cent. . Uesideo tiuB they took ft glass of ale each, which made twelve cents more. This brought the bill up to thirty seven cents, whirl) Stetson paid. Accordingly, adding to ihis twelve cents fur cigars, he deposited forty nine cents in his wife's hands thai evening "I might as well make it fifty,'" said he smiling. "No. not p cent over. ! want the savings to represent eznetly what you spend on these little luxuries, and not p ceni more." The next evening he had nothing to deposit, except the usual amount for cigars. "It wo...
Id= 5 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
SELECTMI . SCELLANY SHALL SAVINGS. A PPACT1CAF, STORY. '•I don't see how Holmes does it," said John Stetson, with a very puzzled ex pression. ••Does what?" asked his wife, looking up from her sewing. •¦Why, save bo much money from his ¦alary." "Then he does save, does he!" •'You know lfce half acre lot adjoining bis house." "Yes." "Well, he has bought it for a hundred dollars, and what is more, paid for >l wild money saved out of- his salary for this year." "How does his salary compare with yours?" "He has only seven hundred dollars a year, while I have eight* Then our families are the same; each of us has two chil dren." "Yel 1 am afraid yon don't save near that amount." ••No, I guess not. The fact is. if I find myself square at the end ot the year,1 tbiufe I am lucky." "And yet. John." said hi* wife gravely, ••It seemiMo me as though we Ought to lay up something." ••It is easy enough 4o say so, but the question -is, how are we to do it? There's Margaret's music le...
Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
A Good Joke ail Bound. - There is.a quaint humor attached to stomebody connected with the Rochester Express that breaks out in spots occasionally in that sheet, as witness the following: "A gentleman, (whole name we suppress for'obvious reasons,') while returning home with the family pnrchases on Saturday evening, stopped into' an Oyster salbon on Main street to refresh himself with a stew. While fhos . engaged, - a friend who had followed him in, abstracted from his groceries a package comaiuing a pound ofgronhd coffee, and havinf empiieil it, refilled the paper with saw dust, anp re storeiHpto us original place; The Mistake was not discovered until the following morning, when the wife of the . 'injured man* prepared' his breakfast! Laboring under this misapprehension that the groser haii swindled him, the husband relumed the sawdust in the rooming, anu if.dignaniiy demanded, and finally rerpived, its equivalent in old Java. The unhappy i£ro£ er, who is notoriously subject ...
Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
Politeness. An acute critic has said thai any one who caught the spirit o( the Sermon en the Mouitu could not fail to be a gentleman. There ir, wunh truth in the remark, for the Christian spirit which enjoins a careful consideration ol the feelings of olhers makes its possessor polite an/d courteous. An exchange sets forth some of the advantages of politeness, which costs nothing: One of the English intidels was so struck wild the politeness and good feeling manifested in St. Paul's writings, that heafrirmed if St. Paul had said that he. himself had ever-performed ft ' miracle, fie would believe ii. as he deemed him loo much of a gentleman to tell an untruth. Whatever wo mv\ think of this remark, we cannot but be struck with the. power which politeness had over the infidel. And as this infidel is not an exception, it may be well to show gome few of the advantages of being polite. 1. We conform to the Scriptures. If St. Paul taught politeness by his example, so did lie in his w...
Id= 22 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
) ' Anecdote of Jim taae. Jim I.ane told this story in his rerenl speech ?l Boston: 'I have half a mind In relate an anecdote io show how the slaveholders cling to their property, f Voices —Do it; Do it ] Well, I will. VVe were marching to Springfield—I was in the rear ol the column—when I was informed by one of my men that a woman in great distress wanted la tee me. I told him to bring her to me, and he did. She vr&s a big, brawny woman, fat, and over forty, and was crying. * I asked her what the mailer was. She said. 'Aly two so£i Dave joined the Confederate* army; and now yonr soldiers have taken my two nifgers * Said I, 'My good woman, that is . not the worst thing that could happen to vou. C am on the track of your sons, and I shall probably catch them in o day or two and hang them. [Laughter.] She threw her arms about my neck and said: 'General Lane, you may do nhat you want with my sons, if you'll return the niggers.* [Great Laughter.] I disengoged myself from her...
Id= 15 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
Many of those men and women who are moat brilliant, fascinating end gentle io sneietv at Urge, reserve their demon—their evil- temper, for some unfortunate home slave, on whom they think they ran vent it safely, since the wretch does notcomplain. A bad . temper prefers one. vie tiro out of a family; on that one it vents its spite, indolging all the others, that it may have defenders with the world. Among the pitfalls .to orfr way -The best of oa. walk Mindly; 8o man, be wary, watcR and pray,. -And judge your brother kindly. The happiest oi pillows is not that which . love first expresses; it ia that which death has frowned on and passed over Pack your caret in as small a tpaee as you can. so that yon can carry them yourteil, and not let them annoy others. « Whene'er • duty wait* for.tbef, ; , Wiil f sober judgment view it. And Mvei idly wuu it done; ' ¦ Uo8»n AToabs and doit : - ¦ The. fk»t years of a vicious man are«vtr otiverabln. An ill spent life, like so illworn time, run» ...
Id= 11 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
Heaves.—Were there a country on earth uniting all that it beautiful in nature, all that is girat in virtue; genius aud the lib. eral arts, and ' numbering among i}& citizens the most illustrious patriots, poets, philosophers, aha philanthropists of our age, how eagerly would we cross to visit it! And how immeasurably greater is tbe attraction of Heaven! There live tbe elder brethren of creation, the songs of the morning^who sang for joy at the creation of our race; there the great and good of all ages and «cli*nes: the friends, benefactors, deliverers, ornaments of their race; the patriarch, prophet, apo ' stle and martyr; true heroes of public, and still more, ol privaiej,ife; the mother, . wile, child,-who unrecorded by man. have walked before G'od in Ihe beauty of love and self-sacrificing virtue. There are all who have built up in our hearts the power of goodness and truth, the writers from whose countenances have tbed light through our dwellings, and peace and stren...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
SELECT POET at. UNDER TH8 HOUI BOSS! Y« Who have scorned each other Or injnrad friend or brother, In the past faded year. Ye mho, by word or deed, Hare made a kind heart bleed, Come gather Btere. Let sinned against, and unninffi Fory.et their strife's beginning, And join in friendship now j „ Be links no. longer broken, Be sweet forgiveness spoken, Under the holly, bough. Ye who have fovWl each other, Sister and friend and brother, In the past faded year, — Mother and sire and child, Young man and maiden mild, Come gather here; ' And let your hearts grow fonder, As memory shall ponder Each past unbroken vow. -> Old love and younger wooing Are sweet in the renewing Under the holly bough. Ye who have nourished sadness. Estranged from hope and gladness, In this past faded year; Ye, with b'bnrdencd mind Made aliens from your kind, Come gather here. Let not t!ie useless sorrow Pursue you night and morrow If e'er yon hoped, hone now—Take heart, uneloud yoitr bees. And ...
Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
8erainh the green rind upon a sapling , or wantonly twist ii in the soil, and ihe scarred and crooked oak will tell of thee for centuries to enroe. • How foreibly tioet Ihis beautilul: figore teach the. . les»on * ol giving right instead ol wrong ^ tendencies to the young mind* ' -^ "' ¦ ' ' To vex another is to teaeh him to vex us sgain-rinjuriet awaken revenge, and even an ant cau sting, and a fly trouble our patience • " , ' ,. ' \r .Pun ' it worth mire than physic, and who ever invents or discovers a new tupply, deserves the name ol a public bane? factor. !.. " . * , ' . "' ' ,>>i» - ' <* i'. ' If a n>an who has got h> the top of the Mil by'i htnetty is'athameil to lurp about and'lnok aitht* liiwty mad <ie traveledvJto deserves to bx ukeu by the neck and h»t\- ed dow» sgtin. ''j;"-:, - ,^' ¦ - : ' ' • • -- " • To be valorous it eot alwayt ta be venturous. L - '• • •. ; "X . ' . .
Id= 14 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
Call them by their richt Names*—A rotempnrary is very anxious to have eve rythtng called by its proper and legitimate name. In a man steals call him a thief; if he commits perjury, lei him be known as a perjured man; . if he commits murder, let him be Known and treated as all persons convicted of.such a heinous crime are treated; if he be guilty of treason ond perjury, let him be known, at least as such. Men who are known to sympathize with the traitors in arms against the feueraf gov crnment, and still remain in Ihe loyal States,and who boldly exult over any tern porary success of the rebels; who talk treason whenever they think they -can do *o without danger of arrest, and who, whenever arrested, do not hesitate to take the oath of allegiance to the federal government ahd then boldly say they do not regard it because it was "forced upon them*" are poor "peace men." **• *
Id= 29 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
Raslifulnett, say* Dr/Johnson, is a cloak that bides and muffles merit: ¦ Tn humble outaelves it the Only way lo lite.'"' ' '' • ' . ' ' "' , 7 " They that do notbirg. are in the readyway to do that wbicb is worse than ooto* ing. ' " ¦ , " '¦ ; " '¦ • . ¦ ¦ ; - - A man maj be poor in purse, yet proud \n sp irit. : i , ¦ ¦ ¦' ¦ There may be " pride \n rags, tesssJtliB look, and lowly carrbge. r%i , , There is no day born tat eomi like a stroke of music into the world bbsj tvtutw itsslf all tht war through. . OtMtttBoOD-—That it a nnubt* sayisf of an old French writsr—"Trues the his. torjr 6fa villisn's lue, an* f«a't«ul( ntid thil his ilfanet has b^o a»»t*«W». "
Id= 13 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
world; it is also the, tile and vigor of all adventurers. We shall find ihis principle at work everywhere. It is inscribed on the prison-door, on the merchant's vessel, on .the warriors banner, on the pilgrim's stafi, and on the pillow ol the dying. It animates ihe lawyer at the bar, the preacher in the pulpit, Ibe parent at the bead oi his family, and the starving poor, while passing through the dreary winter. We plough in hope, we sow in hope; we Jive in hope, and we die in hope; Fill the earth with hope, and you fill it wi'h life and light, with vigor and exertion. Baniah hope from the earth, you fill it in a mo* men! full of darkness and devpaHb W here hope dies", exertion -ends, and a man ,is buried tn gloom and despondency. While hope lives, man looks forward, and strives to rist to happiness and glory.
Id= 9 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
James fiU'l. of Pittsfield, Maine, etme to hit death, under the following singular circumstances:—After he had retired to bed with hit grandfather, he complained of being unwell, and, after being questioned, confessed that be. swat]a>w,rd ier&»|ones, eightjeaden bullets, aul.a metal bwioii* — TbegranuTaiticr informed the boy's father what had been done. ' .who, being tome* thing of a doctor, tofal Jii» toi>, with tears in hit eyes, that the b*f*t lie «ould .do was to prepare hit mind tor (loath; . for.il he had dune what he taidr, hq cartlil)-;power could savesitB. ,Tfte reason;the ji-tjr gave for swallowing the ttonet was, beiuu*e he wanted to do what a hamnug showman pretended to do at a cattle fair. -
Id= 4 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
WEAK 6ENTLY TO THY W1F8 Speak gently, Jtindly, to thy wife, She knows enough o" sorrow; O seel; not from each little ill An angry word to borrow. The early light of household love Has more than golden worth, W liico from hei heart one smile of thine Can call in beauty forth. When tliou art distant, stem and cold, And through harsh words of thine, Its sunny ray of gentleness At home may never shine. Upon the heart such cold words fell And chill love's tenuer life; Oh,.ever, w 'ven iiocne '.rials come, gpeat'gently to thy wife. Fur nnl.W In f lifg'n h a^ li* «r«n« - Is he who breasts tbe storm ' Witii manly courage when abroad, .And loving words oi home. Than he, who, groveling all his days, A traitor to his kind, A petty tyrant proves at home The meanness of iris raind.
Id= 10 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 17 January 1862
mat is aim Wbai ' h a ytoj 'tis Wt ia wive . On lifeV dark rolling stream, Which is so qniehly gone that we . Aeeonnt.it but a dream., , Ti»tot a single earnest throb, ' Ortirae'a old iron Wart, Which tireless fc, and strong «S when It first with life did start. What is a vesti Tb but a turn . .. Or Time's old braien wheel, Or but a page t>pon the book ' 0 Whichileatb must shortly seal. Tis bat a step upon the road Which we must travel o'er; A few more steps and we shall walk Life 's weary rounds -no more.