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your arms?” she cried. — “ Arms? I have escaped ran back to their tents to relate what none,” replied the fascinated victim. “Seign- they had witnessed. None dared return; tho our, believe her not; she lies ; if I am armed, lion carried off the girl into the forest. On I will follow you wherever you will.” At the morrow the bodies of the four men were this moment eight or ten Arabs came up and found. That of the girl was looked for, but fired. As the lion did not fall, they took to they only found her hair, her feet, and her their heels. With one bound the lion crushed clothes. Her ravisher had eaten the rest. Seghir to the earth, and taking his head We have said that Gérard declares never within his enormous jaws, crunched it; after to have felt the fascinating power of the lion which he lay down by the side of the young in his own person, but in one of his advengirl, placing his paws upon her knees. The tures he testifies to the fact as regards a bull, Arabs now, finding they were not pursued, whom the lion caused to walk slowly before took courage, reloaded, and returned. At him to the spot where it should please his the moment their guns were pointed, he majesty to devour him. The lion, on seeing sprang into the midst of them, seizing one Gérard approach, stopped ; the bull, ten with his jaws and two with his claws, drag- paces in advance, stopped at the same time. ging them thus together, so that the three Who will explain this? We dare not attempt formed as it were but one mass of flesh; he it; the more so as our limits are already pressed them under bim, and mangled them touched. as he had mangled Seghir. Those who had

“ The Lips is PARCEL OF THE MOUTH (OR . Pet. What lips hath she ! Mind)." - In the Diversions of Purley (vol. Li. Tush! Lips are no part of the head, I. p. 35 of Taylor's edition, London, 1829), we only made for a double-leaf door for the find this quotation, " The lips is parcel of the mouth.'Notes and Queries. mind;

with a reference in the foot-note to The Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I. Sc. 4.

[Slender was not an ordinary man; and we On referring to Shakspeare, we find in Act think that Sir Hugh might have enunciated this I. Sc. 1 of the Merry Wives of Windsor, Sir learning to him with a grave formality. — LivHugh saying to Slender, “ Divers philosophers ing Age.] hold that the lips is parcel of the mouth.And in all the editions within our reach the passage The French papers mention a very curious is so printed.

discovery, that of a quantity of ancient pottery, Can any of your readers say on what author- at some depth under ground, near the sea-side, ity Horne Tooke gave the quotation in the form in the island of Martinique. The pottery conhe does ? “ Mouth” certiinly seems a wrong sists of the remains of vases, some of them of reading, as not only “divers philosophers,” but extraordinarily vast dimensions, and of different every ordinary man, must hold that the “lips household utensils ; and it is of such great age is parcel of the mouth.hold, on the other that it crumbles to dust on being touched. hand, that the “ lips is parcel of the minil,There exists not, it is suid, the slightest record involves a deep psychological doctrine, in which of any native population having occupied the philosophers may well differ. J. P. T.

island previous to its discovery by the Carribees; In Theobald's Shakspeare (ed. 1733) the and the local sarans accordingly conclude that reading is “ mind,” without any note. In Bos- a vast number of centuries ago the population well's Malone, and Collier's, we have “ mouth.” which existed was destroyed in one of the grand In the latter there is no comment upon the volcanic convulsions to which there is reason to phrase; in Boswell there is a long note, from believe the island was more than once subjected. which we learn that the old reading is “mouth.” To whatever people the pottery belongs, it ap“ The modern editors rend “parcel of the pears from the art with which it is made, and mind :?" and a note of Steevens is quoted, in from the elegance of some of its forms, that they which he suggests that “this passnge might must have been possessel of no inconsiderable have been designed as n ridicule on another, in degree of civilization. Literary Gazette. John Lyly's Midas, 1592:

From the Literary Gazette. in various periodical journals. The “ Sartor Passages selected from the Writings of Resartus " first appeared in “ Fraser's Mag

Thomas Carlyle. With a Biographical agine.” Other writings in periodicals have Memoir. By Thomas Ballantyne. Chap- since been collected and published under the man & Hall.

title of Miscellanies. His book on “ Heroes TAE admirers of Mr. Carlyle who may not and Hero-Worship” was presented to the possess his complete works will in this vol- public in the shape of lectures. Three other ume find a selection of the best and most courses he delivered in London, but they characteristic passages. They are arranged were not published. In 1837, the “ French under the following heads : Cromwell, French Revolution" appeared ; in 1838, " Sartor Revolution, Religions, The Gospel of Labor, Resartus”; in 1839, “ Chartism"; in 1843, Political, Historical, Social Reform, Litera

“ Past and Present"; and in 1845, his ture, and Journalism ; and the essay on Jean greatest work, “Oliver Cromwell's Letters published in 1830, is given entire." A bio Latter-Day Pamphlets, though not much Paul Richter, one of his earliest writings, and Speeches, with Elucidations.” The graphical memoir is prefixed, with descriptive attended to four or five years ago, discuss in and critical notices of Mr. Carlyle's different forcible style some of the questions that have writings and literary labors. The “Life of since assumed greater importance in the John Sterling," in 1851, is the latest of his public view. Red-tapeism, Downing-street, published works, and many are looking for- Stump Oratory, and other topics, the treatward with curious expectation to the Life of ment of which was regarded at the time as Frederick the Great of Prussia, on which he very wild and incoherent, have since been has been engaged for several years past. terribly brought home by the calamities of Carlyle is now in his sixty-first year. His the commencement of the present war. Carfirst appearance in the literary world was in lyle’s warnings were delivered too soon, and the “ London Magazine,” in 1823, where were unheeded. When such a man fails to was printed the first part of his "Life of fix public attention on political abuses and Schiller.” In 1824 he translated Goethe's social evils, it is to be feared that national “ Wilhelm Meister.” In 1825, the “ Life of wisdom can only be acquired through naSchiller,” recast and enlarged, was published tional disasters. Mr. Ballantyne, the comin a separate form. The highest praise of piler of the present volume, is an ardent this work, and greatest encouragement to its admirer of Mr. Carlyle, whom he terms " the author, was the translation of the book into most original thinker of the present age.” German, with a laudatory preface by Goethe He may be so, but we cannot admire his himself. From this time Mr. Carlyle em- being a freethinker on matters where the braced literature as his profession, and fre-wire and the good do not consider originality quent contributions from his pen appeared a merit.

BEES IN NEW ZEALAND. — That enthusiastic | stocked the woods. Bees in New Zealand work apiarian, Mr. William Cotton, of Christ Church, all the year, and make two kinds of honey: the Oxford, stated it to be his intention, some twelve spring or summer honey is liquid; the autumnal, years ago (see his Bee Book, London, 1842), to or winter honey, is solid and completely crystaltake bees with him from England to New Zea- lized. The honey is very fine, but varies in land, where they were not to be found. Can character according to the prevailing plants of any of your readers inform me, and all who the district: that of the south is in general better feel interested in the question, whether Mr. Cot- than that of the north, from the greater abunton effected his purpose; and, if so, what has dance of plants and flowers. New Zealand will been its result?

WILL. HONEYCOMB. be a great honey country; it now sells at nine

pence per pound, and soon will be less. AusThe Rev. Richard Taylor, F.G.S., of New Zea- tralia also produces some. We have a native land, at present in England, has kindly fur- bee which is solitary, and makes but one cell, nished the following reply to Will Honeycomb's which is generally in a hollow stick; half the query : “ Bees were introduced into New Zea- cell is filled with wax, the other half with land before Mr. Cotton's arrival; but the chief honey.” We learn from our advertising columns supply is derived from his stock. They are now that Mr. Taylor's beautifully-illustrated work, very abundant and widely spread; in fact, the New Zealand and its inhabitants, has just swarms which have escaped have completely issued from the press. — Notes and Queries.

ACCOMPLISHED.

thought that you are of another stamp - a CHAPTER XIII.

creature of a different order?" A “ vow

“ It does not make one a wbit happier,"

sighed Upton, who never shrunk from acceptJust as Upton had seated himself at that ing the sentiment as his own. frugal meal of weak tea and dry toast he "I should have thought otherwise," said called his breakfast, Harcourt suddenly Harcourt, with a malicious twinkle of the entered the room, splashed and road-stained eye, for he fancied that he had at last touched from head to foot, and in his whole de- the weak point of his adversary. meanor indicating the work of a fatiguing “ No, my dear Harcourt, though crassa journey

nature have rather the best of it, since no “Why, I thought to have had my break- small share of this world's collisions are fast with you," cried he, impatiently," and actually physical shocks; and that great, this is like the diet of a convalescent from strong pipkin that encloses your brains, will fever. Where is the salmon - where the stand much that would smash this poor egggrouse pie — where are the cutlets -- and shell that shrouds mine." the chocolate — and the poached eggs - and “Whenever you draw a comparison in my the hot rolls, and the cherry bounce ?" favor, I always find at the end I come off

“Say, rather, where are the disordered worst,” said Harcourt, bluntly; and Upton livers, worn-out stomachs, fevered brains, and laughed, one of his rich musical laughs, in impatient tempers, my worthy Colonel?" which there was indeed nothing mirthful, said Upton, blandly. Talleyrand himself but something that seemed to say that his once told me that he always treated great nature experienced a sense of enjoyment questions starving."

higher, perhaps, than anything merely comic “ And he made a nice mess of the world could suggest. in consequence," blustered out Harcourt. “ You came off best this time, Ilarcourt," A fellow with an honest appetite, and a said he, good humoredly; and such a sound digestion, would never have played thorough air of frankness accompained the false to so many masters.”

words that Harcourt was disarmed of all “It is quite right that men like you distrust at once, and joined in the laugh should read history in this wise,” said Upton, heartily. smiling, as he dipped a crust in his tea, and “But you have not yet told me, Ilarcourt," ate it.

said the other, “where you have been, and “Men like me are very inferior creatures, why you spent your night on the sea." no doubt,” broke in Harcourt, angrily; • The story is not a very long one,” replied “ but I very much doubt if men like you had he; and at once gave a full recital of the come eighteen miles on foot over a mountain events, which our reader has already had this morning, after a night passed in an open before him in our last chapter, adding, in boat at sea — ay, in a gale, by Jove, such conclusion, “I have left the boy in a cabin as I sha'n't forget in a hurry.

at Belmullet; he is in a high fever, and “ You have hit it perfectly, Harcourt, raving so loud that you could hear him a suum cuique; and if only we could get the hundred yards away. I told him to keep world to see that each of us has his speciality, cold water on his head, and gave him plenty we should all of us do much better." of it to drink - nothing more — till I could

By the vigorous tug he gave the bell, and fetch our doctor over, for it will be imposthe tone in which he ordered up something sible to move the boy from where he is for to eat, it was plain to see that he scarcely the present." relished the moral Upton had applied to his “Glencore has been asking for him already speech. With the appearance of the good this morning. He did not desire to see him, cheer, however, he speedily threw of his but he begged of me to go to him and speak momentary displeasure, and, as he ate and with him." drank, his honest, manly face lost every “ And have you told him that he was from trace of annoyance. Once only did a passing home — that he passed the night away from shade of anger cross his countenance. It this?was when, suddenly looking up, he saw “No; I merely intimated that I should Upton's eyes settled on his, and his whole look after him, waiting for your return to features expressing a most palpable sensation guide myself afterwards." of wonderment and compassion.

“I don't suspect that when we took him “ Ay,” cried he, “I know well what’s from the boat the malady had set in; he passing in your mind this minute. You are appeared rather like one overcome by cold fost in your pitying estimate of such a mere and exhaustion. It was about two hours animal as I am; but, hang it all, old fellow, after - he had taken some food, and seemed why not be satisfied with the flattering stronger - when I said to him, “Come,

you?',

Charley, you 'll soon be all right again ; I pathized so little as passion. That any man have sent a fellow to look after a pony for could adopt a line of conduct from which no you, and you 'll be able to ride back, won't other profit could result than what might

minister to a feeling of hatred, jealousy, or 66 Ride where?' cried he, eagerly. revenge, seemed to him utterly contemptiblo.

56 Home, of course," said I, “ to Glen- It was not, indeed, the morality of such a core.

course that he called in question, although *** Home! I have no home,' cried he; he would not bave contested that point. It and the wild scream he uttered the words was its meanness, its folly, its insufficiency: with I'll never forget. It was just as if that Ilis experience of great affairs had imbued one thought was the boundary between sense him with all the importance that was due to and reason, and the instant he had passed it, temper and moderation. He scarcely reall was chaos and confusion, for now his membered an instance where a false move raving began — the most frantic imaginations had damaged a negotiation, that it could not — always images of sorrow pictured, and a be traced to some passing trait of impatience, rapidity of utterance there was no following. or some lurking spirit of animosity biding Of course in such cases the delusions suggest the hour of its gratification. no clue to the cause, but all his fancies were He had long learned to perceive how much about being driven out of doors an outcast more temperament has to do, in the manage and a beggar, and of his father rising from ment of great events, than talent or capacity, his sick bed to curse him. Poor boy! Even and his opinion of men was chiefly founded in this his better nature gleamed forth as he on this quality of his nature. It was, then, cried, • Tell him'—and he said the words in with an almost pitying estimate of Glencore, a low whisper— tell him not to anger him that he now entered the room where the self; he is ill, very ill, and should be kept sick man lay. tranquil. Tell him, then, that I am going Anxious to be alone with him, Glencore -going away, forever, and he 'll hear of me had dismissed all the attendants from his no more.' As Harcourt repeated the words room, and sat, propped up by pillows, anx his own voice faltered, and two heavy drops iously awaiting his approach. slowly coursed down his bronzed cheeks. Upton moved through the dimly-lighted - You see,” added he, as if to excuse the room like one familiar to the atmosphere of emotion, that wasn't like raving, for he illness, and took his seat beside the bed with spoke this just as he might have done if his that noiseless quiet which in him was a kind very heart was breaking.”

of instinct. * Poor fellow !” said Upton ; and the It was several minutes before Glencore words were uttered with real feeling. spoke, and then, in a low, faint voice, he

“ Some terrible scene must have occurred said, • Are we alone, Upton?between them,” resumed IIarcourt; “ Yes,” said the other, gently pressing that I feel quite certain."

the wasted fingers which lay on the coun“I suspect you are right,” said Upton, terpane before him. bending over his teacup; " and our part, in * You forgive me, Upton," said he, and consequence, is one of considerable delicacy; the words trembled as he uttered them; for, until Glencore alludes to what has “ you forgive me, Upton, though I cannot passed, wê, of course, can take no notice of forgive myself.' it. The boy is ill ; he is in a fever; we know My dear friend, a passing moment of nothing more.”

impatience is not to break the friendship of a “I'll leave you to deal with the father ; lifetime. Your calmer judgment would, I the son shall be my care. I've told Traynor know, not be unjust to me." to be ready to start with me after breakfast, “ But how am I to repair the wrong I and have ordered two stout ponies for the have done you?. journey. I conclude there will be no objec By never alluding to it-never thinking tion in detaining the doctor for the night; of it again, Glencore.” what think you, Upton?”

80 unworthy-80 ignoble in “Do you consult the doctor on that head; me!” cried Glencore, bitterly, and a tear meanwhile, I'll pay a visit to Glencore. I'll fell over his eyelid and rested on his wan and meet you in the library.” And so saying worn cheek. · Upton rose, and gracefully draping the folds “ Let us never think of it, my dear Glenof his embroidered dressing-gown, and ar Life has real troubles enough for ranging the waving lock of hair which had either of us, not to dwell on those which wo escaped beneath his cap, ho slowly set out may fashion out of our emotions, I promise towards the sick man's chamber.

you. I have forgotten the whole incident." Of all the springs of human action, there Glencore sighed heavily, but did not speak; was not one in which Sir Horace Upton sym- at last he said, “ Be it so, Upton," and, cor

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ering his face with his hand, lay still and not be shaken ; and, where you hope to silent “Well,” said he, after a long pause, brand me with tyranny, you will but visit “ the die is cast, Upton - I have told him!” bastardy upon him. Think twice, then, be6. Told the boy?'” said Upton.

fore you declare this combat. It is one where He nodded an assent. " It is too late to all your craft will not sustain you." oppose me now, Upton — the thing is done. “My dear Glencore, it is not in this spirit I did n't think I had strength for it, but re- that we can speak profitably to each other, venge is a strong stimulant, and I felt as If you will not hear my reasons calmly and though once more restored to health as I dispassionately, to what end am I here? You proceeded. Poor fellow, he bore it like a have long known me as one who lays claim

Like a man do I say? No, but better to no more rigid morality than consists with than ever man bore such crushing tidings. the theory of a worldly man's experiences. He asked me to stop once, while his head I affect no high-flown sentiments. I am as reeled, and said, 'In a minute I shall be my- plain and practical as may be ; and when I self again ;' and so he was too; you should tell you that you are wrong in this affair, 1 have seen him, Upton, as he rose to leave mean to say, that what you are about to do

So much of dignity was there in his is not only bad, but impolitic. In your look, that my heart misgave me; and I told pursuit of a victim, you are immolating him that still, as my son, he should never yourself.” want a friend and å protector. He grew

80! I go not alone to the stake, deadly pale, and caught at the bed for sup- there is another to partake of the torture,' port. Another moment, and I'd not answer cried Glencore, wildly; and already his for myself. I was already relenting — but I flushed cheek and flashing eyes betrayed the thought of her, and my resolution came back approach of a feverish access. in all its force. Still I dared not look on * If I am not to have any influence with him. The sight of that warm cheek, those you, then,” resumed Upton, “ I am here to quivering lips and glassy eyes, would have no purpose. If to all that I say – to argucertainly unmanned me. I turned away. ments you cannot answer— you obstinately When I looked round he was gone." As he persist in opposing an insane thirst for receased to speak, a clammy perspiration burst venge, I see not why you should desire my forth over his face and forehead, and he made presence. You have resolved to do this a sign to Upton to wet his lips.

great wrong?!' " It is the last pang sho is to cost me, " It is already done, sir," broke in GlenUpton, but it is a sore one!” said he, in a core. low, hoarse whisper.

66 Wherein, then, can I be of any

service 6. My dear Glencore, this is all little short to you?" of madness ; even as revenge it is a failure, “I am coming to that. I had come to it since the heaviest share of the penalty recoils before had you not interrupted me. I want upon yourself.”

you to be guardian to the boy. I want you “How so?cried he, impetuously. to replace me in all that regards authority

“ Is it thus that an ancient name is to go over him. You know life well, Upton. You out forever? Is it in this wise that a house know it not alone in its paths of pleasure noble for centuries is to crumble into ruin ? and success, but you understand thoroughly I will not again urge upon you the cruel the rugged footway over which humble men wrong you are doing. Over that boy's in- toil wearily to fortune. None can better heritance you have no more right than over estimate the man's chances of success, nor mine - you cannot rob him of the protec- more surely point the road by which he is to tion of the law. No power could ever give attain it. The provision which I destine for you the disposal of his destiny in this wise.” him will be an humble one, and he will need

“I have done it, and I will maintain it, to rely upon his own efforts. You will not sir," cried Glencore; “and if the question refuse this service, Upton. I ask it in the is, as you vaguely hint to be, one of law”

name of our old friendship.”' “ No, no, Glencore, do not mistake me.” “There is but one objection I could possi

“ Hear me out, sir,” said he, passionately. bly have, and yet that seems to be insur“ If it is to be one of law, let Sir Horace mountable.” Upton give his testimony - tell all that he “ And what may it be?” cried Glencore. knows and let us see what it will avail “ Simply that, in acceding to your rehim. You may- it is quite open to you quest, I make myself an accomplice in your place us front to front as enemies. You may plan, and thus aid and abet the very scheme teach the boy to regard me as one who has I am repudiating.” robbed him of his birthright, and train him “What avails your repudiation if it will up to become my accuser in a court of jus- not turn me from my resolve? That it will tice. But my cause is a strong one; it can- not, I'll swear to you as solemnly as ever an

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