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may exceed the provocation. Ii is encouraged, graph established on that important line, reaching too. It is the only language that has succeeded from London to Holyhead, a distance of between with tory administrations. Appeals to reason, 200 and 300 miles, and embracing in its route the justice, humanity, have been slighted; wrongs commercial capitals of Liverpool, Manchester and have been and still are insolently persisted in, and Birmingham. The adoption of this invention on the only avowed motive for any act of grace or a scale of magnitude bids fair to effect a change in equity is fear. Can we then wonder that menace, the entire correspondence of the country, by bringwhich alone has been successful and encouraged, ing, as it were, momentarily into close consolidais carried to the pitch we witness. And though tion and communion the exchanges of London, vapor, yet as vapor it is not to be despised ; for Liverpool, Manchester, and Birmingham, conveywe must not be too sure that the vapor is not of ing with lightning-like velocity every fluctuation that sort which fires and explodes in a great of affairs, and telegraphing from mart to mart, mine of disaffection.

with marvellous exactitude, and over areas of There is but one safe way of dealing with it, hundreds of miles, intelligence that may be reand of the causes under it—the removal of every ceived and reciprocated almost simultaneously by ground of just complaint, the establishment of a every mercantile community in the kingdom. thoroughly impartial system of government, plac- Great advantages have already been developed to ing the Catholics in every respect on an equal foot- the admiralty and commercial world by its adoping with the Protestani portion of the commu- tion between London and Gosport. The old semnity. England having thus put herself in the aphore system is now nearly superseded, and imright towards Ireland, freed herself from the in- portant government orders and intelligence, that cumbrances and impediments of unjustifiable prov- formerly occupied hours in transmitting by the ocations, her course, if the enmity should survive ordinary semaphores between London and Portsthe causes, and threaten her peace and safety, would mouth, are now forwarded and fulfilled in a few be of that firm and bold character in which true seconds, the communicating wires which will shortprudence lies. She would not wait to be stabbed ly be carried from Nine Elms to the Admiralty, at in the side when attacked by a foreign foe in Whitehall, terminating in the very barracks of the front. With all parties united in Great Britain, garrison at Gosport. The establishment of teleand with the reasonable part of the Irish nation graphic communication between Liverpool and coöperating, she would put down the treason be- Holyhead, Lloyd's and London, will give every fore its opportunity of mischief arrived. As the facility for shipping purposes; and in this respect Morning Chronicle remarks,“ They who announce the invention has worked most efficiently between beforehand their intention of resorting to civil London and Southampton, where, as at Gosport, war, are not always allowed to bide their time, there is a telegraph station, telegraphic notices and to wait their opportunity; and if the leaders being daily despatched, on the arrival of imporof Conciliation Hall (what an appropriate name!) tant mails and merchantmen. The advantages, continue to go on declaring that it is their inten- moreover, that may accrue from a line of wires to tion to join the enemy on the first occasion when Holyhead, in establishing a closer connexion betheir country may be at war, it is just possible tween the metropolis and the sister isle, is of a that this intention of theirs may be defeated be- nature not to be overlooked, either in a political or forehand, in a manner somewhat inconvenient to social point of view. Lines of telegraph, we unthem."

derstand, have been or are about being adopted on While England is, however, to any extent in the following, amongst other, lines :-On the the wrong, there would not be the union neces- South-Western, as a government telegraph for sary to coping with the intentions in question. the Admiralty to Portsmouth, 90 miles : on the Full justice must first be done, conciliation in the same line, as a commercial telegraph, from Nine largest sense exhausted, before resort to such Elms to Southampton, 77 miles, with branch to means as the self-preservation of the empire may Gosport, 21 miles; on the South Devon atmosdictate.

pheric line, now in progress, 52 miles; on the Much important time has already been culpably Great Western from Paddington to Slough, 18 lost. First, there was the loss of time in the miles ; on the Yarmouth and Norwich, 20 miles; policy of doing nothing ; next, in the more abor- on the Dover line, from Tonbridge to Maidstone, tive plan of repression through injustice; and 15 miles; on the Croydon atmospheric; on the now, in these petty palliatives, while the great op- Blackwall; on part of the Manchester and Leeds, pressions and affronts are maintained. Every day and its branch to Oldham ; on part of the Edinthat the reforms, which must come at last, are de- burgh and Glasgow; upon the Dalkey atmoslayed, the evil spirit of hatred to England is pheric branch of the Dublin and Kingstown, apgrowing, and the probability of its dying away plicable alike to the conveyance of commercial with the removal of the irritating causes is dimin- intelligence and to the safe conduct and working ishing. The rate at which the Sybil's books are of the line. The above embraces an extent of burning may be marked in the reception of Sir nearly 250 miles over which the telegraphic prinRobert Peel's concessions, such as they are, and ciple is already in operation; and its adoption bethe time may come when the tardy discharge of tween London, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingthe debt of justice to Ireland, though it may re- ham, and Holyhead will add about 300 miles lieve the conscience of England, will be unavail- more.- -Globe. ing to the restoration of concord between the races, a result which we regard as the most bane- In a letter to a clerical friend, the Reverend ful calamity that can befall the empire.

Theobald Mathew announces that his debts have now all been liquidated, to the amount of 7,0001.,

principally by contributions from England, with ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.

some partial aid in Ireland. [What has become We understand it is the intention of govern- of the annuity that was to be secured 10 Mr. Mament, in conjunction with the Chester and Holy- thew? Was not Mr. O'Connell to be active in head Railroad Company, to have the electric tele- I that behalf?]

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From the Examiner.

alleged boasts conscious that he has promulgated

a gross and injurious falsehood. IMPUNITY OF MILITARY MISCONDUCT.

Surely, when a man of honor finds that the A CORRESPONDENCE between Mr. Barker, of authority of his name has been used to give curDrury Lane Theatre, Captain Sutton, of the 7th rency and credit to a calumnious falsehood, he Hussars, and the commander-in-chief, the Duke feels bound to use all the means in his power to of Wellington, has been published by Ridgway, counteract the mischief, and he regards the person under the title of Impunity of Military Insolence who has taken such unwarrantable liberties with and Licentiousness. The question involved in it his name, and misrepresented his words, as guilty is of no small importance to society, as it relates to of a wrong to himself, only second to that to the the security of female reputation.

cruelly aspersed woman. The main facts seem briefly to be these : Sir “ The laws of honor, indeed, imperatively forW. Russell, of the 7th Hussars, publicly stated bid such practice, and to the rules for the regulathat Captain Sutton had boasted of a criminal in- tion of the army, I therefore make my appeal, to tercourse with Mrs. Barker. The husband wrote protect me and mine against the injurious effect of to Captain Sutton, asking whether he had ever it in this instance ; and I trust that measures will uttered such a boast. The reply was, that he be taken to ascertain the fact, whether one gentle(Captain Sutton) had never mentioned the name man bearing her majesty's commission has falsely of the lady in any disrespectful or disparaging reported a brother officer to have made the stateway.

ment, that he had a criminal intimacy with my Mr. Barker then called upon him to take steps wife, or whether another gentleman bearing her to contradict the calumny circulated, on his alleged majesty's commission has falsely denied such stateauthority, by his friend. Captain Sutton's answer ment, he having made it ?" to this, in no very intelligible style, was, in effect, Colonel Whyte refused to interfere, on the score that, as he found upon inquiry that Sir W. Rus- of the impracticability of a military inquiry requirsell and another gentleman had not spread the ing the testimony of several civilians not amenable report, there was nothing more to be done, and to the jurisdiction. Mr. Barker then carried his with this curt decision he peremptorily closed the appeal to the commander-in-chief, and was incorrespondence.

formed by Lord Fitzroy Somerset that his grace The husband, on the contrary, avers that he could not interfere, as the subject of complaint was prepared to prove that the calumny had been could only be fully investigated and decided upon extensively circulated.

by the civil tribunals. Upon this stage of the case Mr. Barker remarks, Upon this he took counsel's opinion, and was in a memorial to Colonel Whyte, in command of advised by Mr. Peacock that an action could the regiment

not be supported unless special damage could be “ It is to be observed, that Captain Sutton has proved. not denied that Sir William Russell had stated So that under our boasted laws any unscruputhat he had heard him, Captain Sutton, boast of lous boaster can claim any married woman as his an intrigue with Mrs. Barker. As he does not mistress with impunity, provided that no specific deny this important fact, he must be understood to damage can be traced and proved (and the damage admit it. Captain Sutton denies, indeed, that he may have been done, though it may not be deever spoke disrespectfully or disparagingly of tected.) Mrs. Barker, which is tantamount to a denial that The higher the character of the woman, indeed, he ever uttered the gross calumny attributed to the greater the safety of her slanderer ; for if her him, but this leaves either Sir William Russell or reputation be so fair as to forbid belief in the him committed to an untruth.

story, no special damage results, and no action “It might have been expected that Captain consequently can lie. If her repute be less good, Sutton would have followed up his own denial of and the tale be accordingly credited and acted the calumny, by immediately procuring from Sir upon to her prejudice, there may be a case for William Russell an admission ihat he had grossly redress. What a monstrous absurdity is this, misrepresented him, (Captain Sutton,) in citing denying protection to the characters most deservhim as his authority ; this is the course which a ing of it. gentleman of truth and spirit would have naturally Let it not be said that the good repute is the taken, in such a case, but nothing of the sort has sufficient protection. A virtuous woman's name been done by Captain Sutton. He appears to cannot be so indecently brought into question withhave rested content with denying that he had out an injury and pain to her, which she has a uttered the slander, which Sir William Russell right to be spared, and which it is a scandal to the declared publicly and notoriously he had spoken.. laws for her to be subjected to.

Finding that he could have no redress from the “ If such a wrong as has been done to my wife, civil tribunals, Mr. Barker again appealed to the in this case, can be committed with impunity, and commander-in-chief. without reparation, what woman's character can Your grace having declined to take cognizancebe secure, what reputation may not be blasted by of my complaint under the impression that it fell the same cruel sort of attack?

within the jurisdiction of the civil tribunals, which, “ Upon the averment of a boast, the character is unfortunately, proves not to be the case, I now defamed, described as the most wanton and infa- again most respectfully renew my appeal to your mous, the alleged boaster when called upon grace to afford me that justice which it is now cer-. denies, makes protestations to the contrary, but tain can be obtained in no other quarter. will do no more ; he is asked, as an act of mere “ It is a boasted maxim that there is no wrong justice, to do what lies in his power to correct the without a remedy. Is it no wrong that Sir Wil. wrong that has been done on the abused authority liam Russell has publicly declared that Captain of his naine, he cavalierly refuses, and does not Sutton had boasted of a criminal intercourse with even show that he has made the repeater of his my wife, and that he could sleep with her when-

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ever he liked? And for this wrong, so wanton, so if criminal, or affording ground for civil proceedthoroughly unprovoked, so cruel, so intolerable, I ings. have yet in vain sought the redress which is said "But if not considered an offence at law, it does to be obtainable for every wrong. The law, as not appear practicable to constitute a military your grace will see, does not afford me a remedy, offence; and to found it upon loose conversation, because I am unable to discover and adduce any however reprehensible.” specific damage as the direct consequence of the To this unmeaning twaddle, which amounts to calumny. It is not for me to point out to your this nonsensical conclusion, that, if the act comgrace the great hardship and anomaly of this point plained of was not an offence against law, it could of law, the worst working of defamation being in not be a breach of military discipline, there being its subtlety, and that good opinion is lost, and ill notoriously a multitude of breaches of military disopinion formed in place of it, without any avowal cipline which are no offences at law, Mr. Barker or betrayal of the causes.

rejoined thus“ I cannot but feel confident that your grace “ I beg most respectfully to remind your grace, will comply with this prayer, because every one that it is not as a breach of military discipline that must be aware that the discipline of the army can- I have solicited your cognizance of the conduct in not coësist with a license outraging both manners question, but as ungentlemanly conduct, which is and morals. The uniform of an officer has so closely connected with military discipline, that hitherto been supposed to be a guarantee for truth the 31st article of war provides that any officer and honor ; but if it can be worn by men per- behaving in a scandalous, infamous manner, unmitted with impunity to indulge in boasts, profli- becoming the character of an officer and a gentlegate and base if true, unutterably wicked and man,' shall be tried by court-martial, and punvillanous if false, there must be an end to the re- ished on conviction. spect in which the service has as yet been held, “I submit, then, to your grace, that the slander and a serious diminution of the self-respect of the of an innocent woman is scandalous, infamous, and members of the profession ; for true gentlemen unbecoming the character of a gentleman. I submust feel degraded by finding that conduct not mit also that the utterance of a falsehood is scanonly unworthy of gentlemen, but disgraceful to dalous, infamous, and unbecoming the character men in any condition of life, is permitted and of an officer and gentleman. suffered in the service to which they belong. “ I beg to repeat that I am fully prepared with

“I rely then on cognizance of my case by the proof, that either Captain Sutton has told a falsemilitary tribunals, because the charge which 'I am hood in denying that he ever uttered the calumniwell prepared to maintain, impugns the truth and ous boast attributed to him by Sir William Russell, honor of officers, and because vital to the disci- or that Sir William Russell was guilty of falsepline of the army as upholding the standard of con- hood, in asserting that such slanderous boast was duct in its officers, and correcting any license ever made by Captain Sutton. which would involve them in disgraceful quarrels, “One of these officers must be guilty of falseand subject them justly to public odium. "If I am hood, the thing most scandalous, infamous, and not much misinformed, this principle of policy in unbecoming the character of a gentleman ;' and the military administration may be traced in vari- coming, therefore, most strongly within the deous proceedings taking cognizance of conduct not scription of the misconduct for which the articles directly relating to technical points of discipline, of war direct the cognizance of the military tribut bearing importantly on the higher essential of bunals. discipline-gentlemanly conduct.

"My charge is two-fold ; first that a wicked Your grace's anxiety to discountenance and calumny has been spoken of my wife ; secondly, repress duelling in the army has not been un- that in the very denial of that calumny by the marked by the public; and it is calculated to en- officer to whom it was attributed, the conclusion is courage me in the expectation that your grace will inevitably involved, either that the denial is a be as determined to repress the spirit of insult and cowardly falsehood, or that the original repreinjury, and to check intolerable provocations, as sentation (that of Sir William Russell) was a to prevent the settlement of quarrels arising too wanton falsehood, and double calumny-a caloften from such causes, in the mode which has so umny upon Captain Sutton, described as a proflilong had the sanction of evil custom."

gate boaster, and a calumny against my innocent. To this the Duke of Wellington replied as fol- wife. lows :

“If this be not the conduct unworthy of the “ Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington pre- character of a gentleman, for which the articles sents his compliments to Mr. Barker.

of war provide cognizance and punishment, what The officers the army are, equally with all vice or villany can come within the scope of the her majesty's subjects, amenable to the courts words? of law, for any offence which they may commit, “ Your grace writes lightly of 'loose converor any injury they may do to any individual. sations,' but slander must be conveyed in conver

The act complained of, whether alleged to sation, and the malignity of its purpose and have been committed by Sir William Russell or cruelty of its effect are not diminished by attaching Captain Sutton, if not a calumny, slander or defa- the epithet loose’ to the vehicle or mode of proimation, or a provocation to a breach of the peace, mulgating it. by one or both of these officers cognizable by a "I find that there are many precedents for cogcourt of law, cannot be considered a breach of nizance of conduct, not involving any breach of military discipline.

military discipline in the technical sense of the “ It may be a slander or calumny by Sir Wil-term, and I beg most respectfully to draw your liam Russell against Captain Sutton.

grace's attention to one case in point, in which the “ It may be a slander, calumny, or defamation offence seems far less grave than that of which I by one or both officers against Mrs. Barker, of complain. :which a court of law would take cognizance “* There was a race ball, at the Bell Hotel,

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PORCELAIN PAINTING- -AMERICAN DESIGNS REGARDING OREGON.

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Gloucester, in September, 1831, at which were

PORCELAIN PAINTING. present two officers, one Captain of the infantry* the other Lieutenant

Mrs. M'Ian has given a report to the Council of the dragoons. Two stranger ladies of the Government School of Design, of a journey were introduced by Captain and Mr.

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undertaken by her to Paris, and to the Staffordafter a time one of the Gloucester gentlemen (be- shire Potteries, during which she inspected the lieved to be Mr. Goodrich) expressed an opinion processes of porcelain painting at the different as to the character, &c., and description of the manufactories; the result of her comparison of ladies, and as Captain declined to give any the artists of the two countries is by no means explanation as to who the ladies were, the suspicion unfavorable to English ability. was strengthened, and subsequently confirmed ;

At Messrs. Copeland's manufactory, in Stafa great sensation was excited, and ihe ladies ex- fordshire, more especially, she saw specimens of pelled, and the gentlemen (the officers) left too.

flower painting in porcelain, equal to the best “• After some time Mr. Goodrich represented productions at Sèvres, where that branch is most the circumstances to Colonel

of the admirably executed. This, she remarks, implies, Dragoons, and he brought it under the notice of in the English artist, a much greater degree of the officers, and Lieutenant - was offered his merit, because he has been wholly unassisted ; choice of sending in his resignation, or to stand a development of talent being left to individual court-martial ; he preferred the former and left the energy and perseverance ; whilst in France he has regiment.

had the advantage of systematic and special trainA similar representation of the facts was ing for the employment, and the emulating patafterwards made to his Royal Highness the Duke ronage of a royal manufactory, munificently supof — (Colonel of the -), and Captain ported by the government. was called on to leave the regiment, which

The colors used by the French, she observes, he did, it is believed, at the recommendation of a are superior to those of the English ; for flesh court of inquiry.

tints, they have reds and yellows, that will mix "• The ladies were from London, and had been and burn together, which, with the colors used in intimate with Captain -, and followed him to our potteries, is chemically impossible; the media Cheltenham, and he brought them to Gloucester. made use of by the French are also superior. In Captain had known Lieutenant

neither country is there any attempt at originality and prevailed on him to join him in this frolic, in design, the artistical labor consisting in a conafter dining with him. Mr. —'s case ex. tinual process of copying. Mrs. M'Ian thinks cited considerable sympathy at the time, as he that is, in the Female School at Somerset House, was not the original offending party, and it was

a class was formed for studying the art of painting in consequence of this feeling that Captain porcelain in a superior manner, the more skilful was complained of to his commanding officer.'

pupils would find employment at their own homes, The act complained of in this instance was

as the manufacturers would be happy to transmit not cognizable by a court of law,' and could to them work for execution. not be considered a breach of military discipline,' and nevertheless the military authorities were pre

From the Examiner, 17 May. pared to grant a court-martial if the officers implicated had not preferred the offered alternative of

AMERICAN DESIGNS REGARDING OREGON. retiring from the service.”

Mr. Calhoun, aster having recapitulated the hisThe duke, in reply, referred to the drivelling tory of the Oregon negotiations, asks— letter above quoted, and declined any further cor- • Has the time arrived when it would be wise respondence.

and prudent for us to attempt to assert and mainThe Duke of York, we are sure, would have tain our exclusive right to the territory against the come to a very different conclusion. He would adverse and conflicting claim of Great Britain? I not have allowed a charge of falsehood to rest answer-No, it has not; and that for the decisive upon one of two officers without clearing it up one reason, because the attempt, if made, must prove way or the other, and either disproving it or re- unsuccessful against the resistance of Great Brilieving the service of the officer who had brought tain. We could neither take nor hold it against disgrace on it.

her; and that for a reason not less decisive-that The doctrine that a charge of falsehood does not she could in a much shorter time, and at far less come under the class of offences against discipline, expense, concentrate a far greater force than we in behavior unbecoming the character of an officer could in the territory. We seem to forget, in the and a gentleman, has been reserved for the Duke discussion of this subject, the great events which of Wellington's advanced age. The boast of an have occurred in the eastern portion of Asia durintrigue may be licensed in the new chivalry of ing the last year, and which have so greatly the army, but that is not all in this case; the extended the power of Great Britain in that alleged boaster denies the boast, and he and the quarter of the globe. She has there, in that brother officer who so reported him are left most period, terminated successfully two wars; by one awkwardly at issue as to a matter of fact. The lof which she has given increased quiet and staquestion to be answered, as Mr. Barker has bility to her possessions in India ; and by the shown, is, has Sir W. Russell slandered Cap- other, has firmly planted her power on the eastern tain Sutton, or has Captain Sutton in effect coast of China, where she will undoubtedly keep slandered Sir W. Russell, by denying words up, at least for a time, a strong military and naval which the other truly asserted he had uttered ? force, for the purpose of intimidation and strengthIs it for the credit and honor of the service ening her newly-acquired possession. The point that such questions as these should remain un- she occupies there, on the western shore of the answered?

Pacific, is almost directly opposite to the Oregon * In the statement sent to the commander-in-chief the territory, at the distance of about 5,500 miles names and regiinents are given.

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ocean between, which may be passed over in six commercial advantages, which will in time prove weeks. In that short time she might place, at a to be great. We must not overlook the important moderate expense, a strong naval and military events to which I have alluded as having recently force at the mouth of that river, where a formi- occurred in the eastern portion of Asia. As great dable body of men, as hardy and energetic as any as they are, they are but the beginning of a series on this continent, in the service of the Hudson of a similar character, which must follow at no Bay Company, and numerous tribes of Indians distant day. What has taken place in China will under its control, could be prepared to sustain in a few years be followed in Japan, and all the and coöperate with it. Such is the facility with eastern portions of that continent. Their ports, which she could concentrate a force there to main- like the Chinese, will be opened ; and the whole tain her claim to the territory against ours, should of that large portion of Asia, containing nearly they be brought into collision by this bill. I now half of the population and wealth of the globe, turn to examine our means of concentrating an will be thrown open to the commerce of the opposing force by land and water, should it become world, and be placed within the pale of European necessary to maintain our claim. We have no and American intercourse and civilization. A military or naval position in the Pacific Ocean. vast market will be created, and a mighty impulse Our fleet would have to sail from our own shores, will be given to commerce. No small portion of and would have to cross the line and double Cape the share that would fall to us with this populous Horn in 56 degrees of south latitude; and turning and industrious portion of the globe, is destined to north, recross the line, and ascend to latitude 46 pass through the Oregon territory to the valley of north, in order to reach the mouth of Columbia the Mississippi, instead of taking the circuitous river-a distance from New York (over the and long voyage round Cape Horn, or the still straightest and shortest line) of more than 13,000 longer, round the Cape of Good Hope. It is miles, and which would require a run of more mainly because I place this high estimate on its than 18,000 miles of actual sailing on the usual prospective value, that I am so solicitous to preroute. Instead of six weeks, the voyage would serve it, and so' adverse to this bill, or any other require six months. I speak on the authority of precipitate measure which might terminate in its one of the most experienced officers attached to loss. If I thought less of its value, or if I regardthe Navy Department. These facts are decisive. ed our title less clear, my opposition would be We could do nothing by water. As far as that less decided.” element is concerned, we could not oppose to Mr. Calhoun then goes on to show that the her a gun or a soldier in the territory. But, as only means by which Oregon can be secured is to great as are the impediments by water, they are, bide our time. “ All we want,” says be, at present, not much less so by land. If we as- effect our object in this, is wise and masterly inacsume some central point in the State of Missouri tivity." as the place of rendezvous, from which our military force would commence its march for the territory, the distance to the mouth of the Co

From the Congregational Magazine. lumbia river will be about 2,000 miles; of which

AND IS THERE CARE IN HEAVEN ? much more than 1,000 miles would be over an unsettled country consisting of naked plains or " And is there care in heaven? and is there love mountainous regions, without provisions, except

In heavenly spirits to these creatures base ?"-SPENSER, such game as the rifle might supply. On a great Oh that this palled but hungry soul, could find portion of this long march the force would be That bread of life which stays the fainting mind, liable to be attacked and harassed by numerous Drink of that living spring whose waters flow, and warlike tribes of Indians, whose hostilities At once to cleanse the heart and heal its woe; might be readily turned against us by the British Or catch some kindly voice, whose cheering sway traders. To march such a distance without oppo- Might wake this palsied will to soar away, sition would take upwards of 120 days, assuming Trusting no more its refuges of lies, the march to be at the usual rate for military Touched by a power descending from the skies, forces. Should it be impeded by the hostilities In showers as gentle as the summer dew of Indians, the time would be greatly prolonged. That dropt on Hermon, and as copious too. I now ask, how could any considerable force sustain itself in so long a march, through a region so Oh ! to launch forth from earth's perplexing dream; destitute of supplies ? And how could supplies be Oh! for a draught of that immortal stream, found to return, if a retreat should become neces- Which, redolent of heaven transports us there, sary? A few thousand regulars, advantageously And on its crystal wave makes haste to bear fortified on the Columbia river, with a small The sympathies of angels back to men, naval force to support them, could, with the aid And raise the spirit from the dust again! of the men employed by the Hudson Bay Com- Are they not ministers who day and night pany, and the coöperation of the Indians under its Stand round the throne in robes of spotless white ! influence, bid defiance to any effort we could make And all the care these bending myriads know, to dislodge them. If all other difficulties could be Lives it not only for this world below? surmounted, that of transporting a sufficient bat- And thrills there not even in this widowed breast, tering-train, with all its appurtenances, to so great A chord in tune with those which never rest, a distance, and over so many obstacles, would be cold though it be, and impotent to raise insuperable.' After showing that Great Britain Its voiceless breathings in the Father's praise ? would infallibly resist, and that America would have no chance, Mr. Calhoun continues : " But it Yes there are cares and sympathies above ; may be asked, What then? Shall we abandon And earth, the wedded of those realms of love, our claim to the territory?' I answer, No.' I Partakes the glory, and reflects the bliss, am utterly opposed to that. The territory has When that world's fulness overflows on this.

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