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riveted, and the former has a parapet faced with large plates of ionking-glass in rich frames, from the the warehouse, observed how colors put side by side wickerwork hurdles, to retain the earth. In the in- celebrated glass manufactory of St. Ildefonso. A mutually affected one another; and, from that terior, a Byzantine castle, with high square turrets collection of pictures, by the greatest masters of point, carried on his researches in various ways to at the angles, serves at once as a citadel and maga- ancient and modern art, adorn the walls of this and maturity. We state some of the results, chiefly zine." the inner appartments.
having in mind the uses to which ladies may put Varna has recently been put in a complete state
them. of defence, and, garrisoned by British and French
First must be set down two very plain rules. troops, may “ laugh a siege by the Russians to
From Household Words.
One concerns the setting side by side of two diffescorn."
COLORI N G. rent shades of the same color. Put side by side
squares tinted with Indian ink, each square having RECEPTION ROOM IN
ladies who make cunning use of color-not one uniform tint, but no two squares of the same THE PALACIO REAL, MADRID. subtle study of costume ; to artists, house-furnish- regular scale, beginning with the lightest and end.
by painting their faces, but by a deep and intensity. Arrange them in a row, according to a
ers, ornamental gardeners, and others, there have ing with the darkest. Then every square will be IN N our last number, we engraved an Exterior view been officially delivered at Paris and Lyons, during seen to be modified by those on either side of it; the
of the Palacio Real, Madrid, and we now illus- the last quarter of a century, sundry lectures by M. border next a darker square will be lightened in trate one of the grandest of its reception rooms. In Chevreul, upon the practical effect of certain laws effect,—the border next a light square will be darkthis salle Queen Isabella was obliged to receive a connected with the contrast of colors; and these ened in effect. The whole row of tinted squares, deputation from the armed citizens of Madrid, dur- lectures, which were formed by him into a bouk seen from a little distance, will be made in this way ing the late popular movement. As far as size and fifteen years ago, have been lately translated into to appear not flat but fluted. Such is the effect of ornament are concerned this hall is considered one of English. Having read the transla:ion, we write tints upon each other. the finest rooms in Europe. The ceiling represents what follows.
The effect of hues, or contrasting colors, may be the triumph of Spain—a poor triumph it must ap- Monsieur Chevreul, learned in the law of colors, expressed in the second main rule-Contrasting or pear to the people, daubed all over as it is with was appointed long ayo to superintend the dyeing complementary colors are such as when blended toslime of the basest political tyranny. Round the department of the manufactory of the Gobeling gether give rise to the perception of whiteness. The cornice, the artist has placed allegorical figures of tapestries. One of the first questions asked of him most perfect of these relations is that existing bethe different provinces distinguished by their pro- was, Why are the black tints bad that are employed tween blue, yellow, and red; for, mix those three ductions, and attended by their inhabitants, in the as shadows in blue draperies? He answered that colors
, and they produce white; consequently a provincial costume. These form a curious and in the black was of course spoiled by contrast. M. color complementary to each of these is made by structive ensemble. The walls are incrusted with Chevreul followed up his hint by arranging to- blending the other two. Because blue with yellow beautiful marble, and all around are hung with gether various masses of colored wool taken from creates green, green is the complement of red; be
cause red and yellow create orange, orange is the yellow neutralised and the red left; so that the fresh- But let him buy in the winter a new pair of black complement of blue; because red and blue create ness of complexion is increased in black-haired trowsers, and put them on ; the old coat causes violet, violet is the complement of yellow. The eye beauties.
them to seem fearfully black and glossy, and is itself can perform these changes ; look upon a blue As the complement of violet is. yellow, which no made by them in return to look really much older and a yellow, and in a little while both will appear lady desires to see added to the color of her skin, it and whiter than it is. to be green.
follows that violet is only suitable for dress when it The same ideas M. Chevreul carries into the busiAgain, take a square colored red, and observe it. is very deep in tone, and worn by those who wish to ness of house-furnishing. Dark paper-hangings he Take also a square colored blue, and observe it. have the complexion whitened by contrast. proscribes, as absorbing too much light, red and Place them side by side. The red square where it Blue imparts orange, which enriches white com- violet as damaging the color of the skin, orange as is near the blue will have a yellower tinge than the plexions and light flesh tints; it also of course im- tiresome by reason of intensity. He recommends rest; and into the blue on the other border some proves the yellow hair of blondes. Blue, therefore, only yellow and light tones of green and blue. little shade of green will enter. That is because is the standard color for a blonde, as yellow is for a Yellow combines well with mahogany furniture, every color tends to suggest its opposite (or comple- brunette. But the brunette who has already ton but spoils the look of gilding. Light green suits ment) around its borders, and, as we have explained, much orange in her face, must avoid setting it in well both with mahogany and gilding. Light blue the opposite of red is green-the opposite of blue, blue.
suits with mahogany fairly, and with gilding admiorange.
Orange suits nobody. It whitens a brunette, but rably : it also combines better than blue with yelIt is also to be remembered that the eye, fatigued that is scarcely a desirable effect, and it is ugly.
low and orange woods—is therefore good for drawwith looking at one color, is disposed to receive the Red, unless when it is of a dark hue, to increase the ing-rooms. A grey pattern on a white ground impression of its complement. Let us suppose, for effect of whiteness by contrast of tone, is rarely pattern and ground being balanced pretty evenly, example, that a lady in a draper's shop is looking at suitable in any close neighborhood to a lady's skin. is, however, very strongly recommended. red stuffs ; and, after having seen five or six pieces, Rose-red destroys the freshness of a good com
general rule, says M. Chevreul, the color of the begins to complain of the bad color of those subse- plexion ; it suggests green. For this reason it covering of the chairs should be complementary to quently shown to her. The color is not bad; but ought not to be chosen for the lining and hangings
the prevailing color of the paper-hanging. The her eye, weary of red, no longer receives the im- of the boxes of a theatre
, if ladies who frequent it window-curtains should be of the color of the chairs, pression of it vividly, or as a source of pleasure. are to look well in their evening toilettes. Rose-red, having fringes of the color of the paper-banging. The Let the prudent tradesman not allow ten or eleven wine-red, and light crimson boxes give a green tint carpet should be chosen by the same rule, to give red stuffs to be looked at in succession ; but, after to the ladies in them ; if they would rather have the distinctness to the effect of the furniture; green about the fifth, contrive to submit for inspection best made of all natural rose in their faces, the and black being better dominant colors under masomething green. A very good green it is sure to hangings they should wish for ought to be light chairs green covers are good when uniformity is not
hogany than red, scarlet, or orange. To mahogany seem if it be only of a tolerable color ; and, after green. But they would suit best pale or fair comdwelling on it for a little time, the customer may go plexions, just as the amber hangings at the opera sought by carrying throughout an analogy of color
desired. In small rooms a harmony should be on looking at the reds, and will be sure to see them in the Haymarket used to be best suited, and, in fact, the contrast should be of tones and hues of the to the best advantage.
only suited, for brunettes. The dark crimson of the Accustomed to a little application of these princi- draperies adopted at the rival houses were more
same color: it is only in large rooms that the ples , and knowing pretty well how colors stand impartial
, since they tended by contrast to the contrast of color can be thoroughly well carried related to each other, any person may avoid gross whitening of all faces to which they served as errors of täste in house-furnishing, in dressing, in background.
It is not worth while to multiply examples of this the arrangement of a nosegay, and in all such mat
theory. We have desired only to amuse ourselves
Enough has been said now to display some prin- and at least one section of our readers. ters. The main relations of color to be borne in
Whoever ciples that may be carried into application in a mind are these : Green is the opposite, and comple- thousand ways. The painter upon canvas knows M. Chevreul's book, or look for wiser counsellors.
means to be a student in these matters must read ment, to red; green, therefore, reddens adjacent that if he places certain colors side by side, though we are, for our own parts, not sufficiently under hues, and red adds a green tinge to them ; but green they be as pure as tube can hold, yet they may look the influence of the color-sergeant, to care much and red set off each other to the best advantage when dirty because they spoil each other by the comple- whether we sit upon a black chair or a green oneplaced side by side-the green looking greener, the ments that they suggest. He knows that in paint whether it is a white hat or a black one that best red redder,—and this is, of course, most thoroughly, ing from the model, wherever there is much con- suits the color of our hair. the effect when the two colors are alike in depth of
trast of color in small compass, he must not directly tone. What green is to red, yellow is to violet, and imitate each color that he copies with a stroke of blue to orange. In the same way it may be said the same color from his brush ; he is compelled to
THE RI V ER. that the yellow tints of green suggest their comple
use false tints to get the true ones. Upon the same ments and opposites, the violet-reds; the yellow- plan must a lady go to work in the compounding of oranges contrast with violet-blues, and the orange-la nosegay or the trimming of a bonnet, keeping
TELL me, pretty river, reds with the blue-greens. apart those colors that cannot come together with
Whence do thy waters flow? Thus the pink of the complexion is brought out out quarrelling. Thus she would do well to trim a
And whither art thou roaming, by a green setting in dress or bonnet ; and any lady yellow bonnet with violet or blue, and a green bon
So pensive and so slow! who has a fair complexion, that admits of having its net with rose, red, or white flowers, and to follow
"My birthplace was the mountain, rose tint a little heightened, may make effective use the same general idea in grouping the colors of a
My nurse, the April showers ;
My cradle was a fountain, of the green color, but it should be a delicate green, dress.
O'ercurtain'd by wild flowers. since it is of importance to preserve harmony of tone. Contrast of rich color is familiar to us in the
“One morn I ran away, When there is in the face a tint of orange mixed dress of soldiers, and it has an economic use. The
A madcap, hoyden rillwith brown, a brick-red hue will result from the use soldier in his bright uniform of green and yellow,
And many a prank that day of green ; if any green at all be used in such a case blue and scarlet, or whatever else it be, will seem to
I play'd adown the hill! it should be dark. be well clothed when all the seams of his coat, per
“And then, 'mid meadowy banks, But for the orange complexion of a brunette there haps, are white, and he is really threadbare ; for if the
I flirted with the flowers, is no color superior to yellow. This imparts violet colors be but well contrasted they will set each other
That stoop'd with glowing lips,
To woo me to their bowers. to a fair skin, and injures its effect. A skin more off and remain to the last intensified. Just in the same yellow than orange has its yellow neutralised by the way a civilian may wcar in the summer a black coat
“But these bright scenes are o'er,
And darkly flows my wavesuggestion of the complement, and a dull white that is not new, and over white trousers it will be
I hear the ocean's roar, effect imparted. The orange skin, however, has the made to look by contrast excellent as to its color.
And there must be my grave !"
BY 6. G. GOODRICH
ok Stephen is right." exclaimed another, across the
THE RAVEN'S HUT
From the external appearance of this rough-look
ing stone building, hanging from the rock, with its table. “On Sunday we shall have a grand parade IN
1848 I was at Ambach. The day is strongly wooden embrasures and moss-covered roof, like a and consecration of the flags—perhaps Frederick
impressed on my memory,-nature was in her swallow's nest, you could scarcely expect to find the would meet us with his stick in rank-and-file-or kindest mood, the weather was favorable, and the internal comforts it contains—such as a good stove, even become our officer. That would look well ; harvest rich and flourishing.
sofa, table, chairs, glasses, coffee-pot, cups, &c. In for we all know why you ridicule the civic guard Although Ambach is isolated from the world, yet a lock-up cupboard are two excellent guns, so that you wished to become the officer, but could not join he who has been there may remember that formerly, the Lieutenant has only, when he arrives at four or us, because you had no musket, and are too poor to at the end of the village, and separated by a piece of five o'clock in the morning, to open the embrasures buy one. You need not open your mouth so wide." water near the skirts of the forest, stood a hut, under and place out his decoy-bird to begin operations. Frederick's blood recoiled to his heart, and his a majestic beach-tree. A garden not much larger The sole protection that exists for the property countenance assumed a livid hue. Still he composed than a room was attached to this cabin, and yet no contained in the Raven's Hut, is the honesty of the himself, and replied, with a steady voice_“I will larger spot of ground could produce more beautiful neighborhood, for if a thief chooses to enter, he can come to parade on Sunday with a stick that will carnations and roses.
easily do so with a crow-bar, as the walls are not have a lock and a barrel inlaid with silver, so that This humble cot was the residence of a brother very thick.
your miserable old muskets shall be worthless before and sister, and willingly did I employ this young The gipsy acted differently. He frequently ac- it. If I do not come, I will pay for half a barrel ; man to assist me in my professional vocations, be companied the Lieutenant's servant, whom he had and if I come, you will treat me with a whole one." cause he was more active and less clurasy than the known in the army, to the Raven's Hut; and, loiter- At these words he thrust his hand into his pocket;
ing about, he, one day, took an impression of the and the company were well aware that he was seckSeveral very peculiar circumstances attended the lock on a piece of wax.
ing for his knife; they therefore turned the matter brother and sister. They might both have been He then went to the town, to a broker, from whom into a joke ; and he treated it as such, for he conhappy, as nature had qualified each for service, had he procured a key, which he filed until he fitted it to tinued cheerful till late in the night, and conversed their inclinations so prompted them ; but two great his wax mould so dexterously that it would open on indifferent matters. obstacles presented themselves—they objected to and shut the lock without trouble.
When, however, he got out into the open air, his the restraints of servitude, and the world refused to It never entered his head to abstract the value of head burned ; and thoughts gave place to each other employ the gipsy orphans. No one could say any- a pin from the shooting-box; nay, he even bought in rapid succession. He had promised to perform thing against them, especially regarding the girl; his own caps. He only wished in the evening, when an act, and he knew not how to fulfil it. Yet but it must be remembered how narrow-minded and the Raven's Hut was deserted, to make use of the he would have staked his life on the event, in order bigoted are the peasantry. The continual inquiry guns, with which he roamed about the forest until to gain a victory over his rustic antagonists. was about their origin, and what might be their re- two or three o'clock in the morning, though he was His sister was sleeping when he entered; he ligious opinions. Public rumor merely ran thus :- not always successful.
heard her quiet breathing through the thin wooden The children had been born and baptized in the Then he replaced them again in the hut, and kept partition while he lay restlessly rolling on his bed. village, and received an education there ; but the the piece that he had used so clean, that the officer At last, a feasible plan struck him, by which he was peasants continued thus inveterate because the late never detected a difference. It is true that the so elated that he shouted aloud. This awoke his Prince had compelled them to give shelter to the servant suspected something of the sort ; for having sister, who called to him to know if anything was father, and this they never could forget. neglected to wipe ont the gun, he was much sur
the matter. He did not answer, pressed his head on The young men of the neighborhood soon per- prised to find it clean when it was wanted. But as the pillow, and was soon in a profound sleep. ceived that she was the prettiest girl in the village, nothing was ever missing, he withl'eld from his
On the following morning he minutely explained with her ruby lips and soft, smooth skin ; but they master the discovery he had made.
what had happened. He seemed to be in good did not venture to say this to each other, nor be- Thus it occurred for a whole half-year that Fred- spirits, and could not imagine why his sister apfore their fathers or mothers; and she herself was erick carried on his plans unmolested. I had per- peared so terrified about it ; for he had only to go on quite inaceessible, for she never joined in their rus-ceived that, sub rosá, he poached, but I kept silence the Saturday evening by the shortest way to the tic dances, although she excelled-for she had often on the subject, as I knew well that he was too fond Raven’s Hut, and take the lieutenant's double-barbeen seen before her cottage door dancing to her of the game to shoot it out of season ; moreover, relled gun, in order to gain his bet. On the Sunday own singing with her brother, as if she had three my silence was the less constrained, for had 1 evening he would carry back the piece, and thus the
matter would be settled. He did not think it times more life in her than other people. He, on attempted to discover him in the fact, there is no the contrary, acted far differently. If he had a little doubt that I should have failed, as he was completely possible the officer would visit the Raven's Hut, as money he would repair to the ale-house. He knew my master in art and cunning. He knew every they would find plenty of attractions in town on well that a superstitious fear existed towards him. stock and stone better than myself; his step was so
Sunday. The sister had risen in silence and entered It was exactly this belief that attracted him thither, light that you could scarcely have heard him
the cottage. She searched about the room, and at
creep and he gloated on the dread he inspired; for al- through a bush ; and, besides, he was useful to me.
last returned with something wrapped up in paper, though he was not of athletic frame, yet his thews It was, indeed, no great crime of the young man
on opening which four bright florins remained in and sinews were of iron, like those of an Arabian to use the gun at the Raven's Hut for a few hours her hand. These she pressed on her brother, sayhorse ; and whoever he came in contact with was without asking permission of the owner, who cer
ingsure to bear marks of the conflict. tainly would have given him leave to do so, for
“I have saved this money in case of accidents. It would have been an easy matter for him to have Lieutenant Von Hahn was favorably disposed to-Go to the town and hire the handsomest musket you gained money by poaching, for he had frequently
can find for a couple of days. Never mind if it liberal offers made to him by the game-dealers. He The evening before I had employed Frederick, he costs the whole money. I entreat you !" she added, had whimsical notions on this head.
What he sat in the ale-house and joked at the expense of the as he almost repulsed her with harshness. required for home-consumption he shot without re- other peasants, who were always being roused from
He could not, however, bear to see his sister morse, as if the game belonged to him, because it their warm beds to do duty in the civic guard, weep, and left the hut. roams about free ; but he would not have sold any although they had none but imaginary enemies to It was at that moment I beheld her in tears, while for all the world. fear.
Frederick was employed measuring the land. All about here know that at half an hour's walk By the way," said Stephen, a somewhat unruly On the following Sunday he donned his best from Ambach, on the steep ledge of the mountain, villager, “we can make good use of you, as it is clothes, and proceeded with the handsome firelock which slopes down towards the river Saale, lies the said that you can shoot hares with a stick; perhaps to the consecration of the flags and parade, and acted Raven's Hut of Lieutenant Von Hahn. The pro- you may also be able to reach the aristocrats in the his part so well that the young men who had inprietor keeps it in good repair, regardless of expense. 'muon.”
sulted him were sorry, and endeavored to retain him
for the next day. It was harvest-time in Ambach your tongue. Frederick's possession of that musket cide the deceased must be interred before sunrise in and Hartrode ; the Hartrodians had promised to is perfectly honorable, for the lieutenant has, through a particular corner of the churchyard, without tollmarch over to Ambach with arms and music, and it me, given him Icave to use it whenever a parade ing of bell and unattended, she wept bitterly. was considered necessary to receive them with some takes place."
She kept the door of the hut locked, in order to ceremony, to which end Frederick was invited. The worst feature in the affair had thus been disappoint the curious, who having knocked and
The day following the Hartrodians arrived; the settled; for the soldier durst not reply to his supe-waited in vain, at length departed. firelocks were piled under the linden-tree ; all drank rior. The laughter ceased, and the multitude grad- This having taken place she re-opened the cottage, deeply, and so did Frederick.
ually dispersed, with the exception of two or three donned her best dress, and arming her hand with a A multitude from the neighborhood, and a few wondering chatterers.
sickle proceeded to the garden, cutting down all the visitors from the town, attended the meeting, as they The sergeant still remained by the side of the choicest flowers like so much grass. She then prohad friends in the village. Among the company young man, and tried to console him ; but Frederick ceeded to the shed, whence she took all the wood, were two soldiers and Sergeant Bläser, with a letter soon disappeared with the musket, although it was piled it neatly up in the room, gathered together all for the mayor of the village; they likewise had broad daylight,-scarcely seven o'clock.
the flowers and vegetation, strewed them on the pile, assembled under the linden-tree to witness the joy
The people who met him on the road thought he and laid her brother on the verdant couch. Under ous spectacle. The sergeant saluted the young was intoxicated, for his walk was unsteady, he took his head she placed his bundle, lit two lamps on man, who had formerly belonged to his division, in- no notice of any one, and talked aloud to himself.
either side of the pyre, and sat on the bench before spected the firelocks from habit, and nodded in a
When, however, he arrived at his home, and saw the hut waiting for midnight, when all the village friendly manner to Frederick, because he had his sister sitting on the bench, tears dropped from would be buried in sleep. always liked him whilst with the garrison. his burning lids; he grasped her hand and said,
Then she arose, entered the room, addressed her Frederick passed the glass to the sergeant, who “Misfortune is already on the threshold, for to-dead brother, for the last time, a few words of said—“ You would not feel so well-disposed towards morrow I must return to the garrison and part from endearing tenderness, and fired the pile in the four me if you knew the contents of the letter which I you. Pack up my bundle whilst I and replace
She watched the fames until they had
go have delivered. On account of the agitated appear-the musket in the Raven's Hut.”
spread enough to consume the cottage before any ance of affairs, the battalion to which you belong Yet he lingered by her side, and wiped the tears assistance could arrive from the village to quench has been ordered out for active service : all on from her eyes. He had become somewhat more
the conflagration. furlough are recalled, and to-morrow the mayor will composed, saying,
With her bundle under her arm, she slowly diinform you that you are to rejoin the regiment “ I must proceed; should I return late, go to bed. rected her steps to the dark forest, while she sung within eight days."
I shall have to take a last long farewell of the in a mournful voice thus :The face of the young man must have undergone forest, and should like once more to shoot a few “Why did ye cast your brother forth! a considerable change at these words, for the ser- birds."
A weary pilgria, he,
Scorn'd and rejected on the earth, geant added, within hearing of the company, “Yon He departed without looking round, mounted the
Where could the lone one flee? need not be downcast about this matter, for you hill at a rapid pace, and soon arrived at the Raven's “Of labour he has had his share, have now the opportunity of distinguishing yourself, Hut. On opening the door he gazed into the wide
And now he is at rest, and will soon become a non-commissioned officer. world. The rocks of the mountain bore a purple
In lands both sorrowless and fair, At the same time it occurs to me that I have some hue from the sinking sun, and on the meadows of
To mortals unconfess'd. thing else to add.” the valley crows were seeking worms, but not a
“ Winter speeds before the Spring, He led him aside, and as the people could not single one flew upwards.
And Fire from the Flood,
Relentless world, how could ye wring hear what passed, said—“How could you act in • It appears that I am not to shoot another bird,”
Your brother's best heart's blood ! such a manner, Fred., as to allow people, if they said Frederick, as he deliberately loaded his gun, “Begirt ye are with sinful pride, feel ill-disposed towards you, to brand you with the and rammed the ball down with precision. Then he
Which Mercy does not know, epithet « Thief? You have Lieutonant Von Habn's placed himself on the elevated door-step, cocked his
While Heaven's sweet love both far and wide musket; he became aware of the fact yesterday. piece, laid hold of the stock, so that the muzzle
Sheds forth its saintly glow !" I am fully acquainted with his intentions : he has pointed directly to his heart, and said, smiling,
The sister has never been heard of since. confided them to me, and has told me he will not
“World, farewell!" pulled the trigger, and fell stir in the matter if the gun is replaced to-night. dead!
For the Illastrated New York Journal. But let it act as a warning; it might have embit- His sister had on the same evening packed up his
SPIRIT BEAUTY. tered your whole life !"
bundle, as well as the little money she had saved. The young man stood as if petrified ; a stifling Then she retired to bed, as it was late, and he did sensation came over him, he could not utter a word. not come ; but by the first dawn of morning she I
HAVE seen many an eye more bright What would he not have given had the sergeant rapped at his chamber-door, in order that he might
Than stars which gem the brow of night ; spoken harshly to him, or the lieutenant branded not loose time. Not receiving an answer, she
Yet, were their lustre all combined,
They could not so enchant my mind, him as a thief?
entered, and found the bed undisturbed, just as he And so entrance me with a spell, His energies seemed crushed, and all he could do had left it the day before.
More deep and strong than words may tell, was to shake hands with the sergeant, and say,
As have, when fell their glance on mine,
Those ever radiant eyes of thine.
And many a form of graceful mould, So far all would have been well, but for one little day. Yet a little while she waited for him, until
Whose charms could scarcely half be told, word, and that word was “too late!" suspense became intolerable, so she hastened to the
Admiringly I've gazed upon; The sergeant, as well as Frederick, were horrified Raven's Hut, and found him!
Yet were their beauties all in one, in the midst of their conversation to find that a Agony set its seal upon her tongue; she could not That one, though it were rassing fair,
With me, would suffer by compare, soldier who was descanting on the merits of a fire- for some time cry out for assistance, but at length
With one, where all the graces shine, lock, had seized that of Frederick in order to con- she called two men, who were cutting grass near at
As in that glorious form of thine! vince the multitude, and exclaimed, “Why this hand, and they helped her to bear the corpse home.
Perhaps none will with me agree, belongs to my lieutenant ? Who has stolen it ?” The men placed the body on the bed, and tendered
Because they see not as I see ; Frederick became yet paler, and the laughter of further services ; she entreated them not to spread Their eyes are clouded and bohold the young men resounded on his ear like the trump the news immediately in the village. Then she Thy form alone of earthly mould,
And may not on thy beaming face, of the Archangel on the Judgment day. The ser- closed the cottage, went to the mayor to register the
Thy spirit's inward beauty trace, geant, however, hastily replied—“Take care what death, and to the minister about the burial.
Which makes, to me, seem so divine, you say, Burkert. Mind your words do not blister Being informed by the clergyman that as a sui- That eye of light and form of thine !
BY M. T. CARPENTER.
BY D. 0.
King only, may count the moves; and if the mate ST. F L OR E.
be not given within fifty, he may claim a draw. TO CORRESPONDENTS.
Other instances, where games are drawn from A NEW HISTORICAL ROMANCE. 0. T., Junior. - Although fond of Chess, Napoleon Bonaan equality of force,-as, for instance, should each
(FROM THE GERMAN OF HORN.) parto was by no means a great player. On the contrary, player have a single Rook, or one have a Rook and his force at the game was below estimate. It was not, the other a Knight, &c.—are of almost constant oc
(Continued.) however, considered a safe game by his officers to win of currence. In such cases, however, the consent of
“ I came to request permission to visit the camp both parties to the draw is necessary. But should of Guise, and to bring you knowledge of his proK. S.-The “ New York Spirit of the Times" was the first periodical publication in the United States which devoted either party pertinaciously insist on continuing the
“I grant it, Acevedo," was the Queen's reply; regularly a portion of its space to the game of Chess. The game, he can be generally brought to book by the other works named, -"Stanley's Chess Magazine," and fifty move regulation already referred to
but be prudent. I reward royally-remember this." “Angel's Chess for Winter Evenings,"--can still be pro
Acevedo's countenance changed, and he hastily cured at the respective publishers, R. Martin and D. Ap
Secretaries and other officers, or members of Chess
departed. pleton. Clubs in the United States and British North America, are
Gabrielle, my child,” he said, when he gained R. P. E., Agusta.-Mr. Orvis has communicated with you requested to put us in possession of such information as will his chamber, "remain here. Yet, no ; thou must
through the Post Office. About Chess works, thero are enable us to publish the times and places at which their hence with me. My mind will be happier respecnono better extant than “Staunton's Handbook," and meetings are held. Communications on all subjects of inte"Walker's Treatise."
“And whither ?" was the query.
tha Laws and Customs by which Chess play is regulated, "Far, far away, my child,” said Acevedo. “Thou
art no longer safe here; and I must remain somo Black,
time absent from thee; therefore tarry not." SCRAPS FROM “PUNCH.”
Gui's journey through Auvergne and Dauphiny
was slow, owing to the increasing weakness of the The TYRANNY OF FURNITURE.—It is a folly to sup- wounded man. Adelma never left his side-an own pose, when a man amasses a quantity of furniture, son could not have experienced greater tenderness or that it belongs to him. On the contrary, it. is he more watchful care; but for some time every effort who belongs to his furniture! He is bound hand and for his restoration appeared fruitless. The progress foot by it-he is tied by the leg to his own mahog- of the gypsies was continually interrupted by the any! He cannot move anywhere without dragging illness of Gui, and so much discontent was exhis furniture after him—he cannot go abroad with pressed among the tribe, that Adelma came to the out previously finding a home for his furniture ; he resolution of leaving the sick youth under the care cannot be absent for any time without first taking of Rabaud and Salers. Who can describe the min. every precaution that his furniture will be properly gled joy and sorrow of the faithful servants at the provided for in his absence. If he projects any little sight of their beloved charge, 60 suddenly and untrip, the thought that always stops him at the door, expectedly restored to their humble roof, although, is, “Whatever shall I do with my furniture ?" as it seemed, but to die? Adelma still remained
Many a man who boasts of his freedom is the with the sufferer; and her efforts, united with those White.
secret slave of his furniture. No man can call him- of Rabaud and Salers, were successful in restoring White to play and checkmate in four moves.
self perfectly free who, whatever he does, or wher- the failing strength. The surgeon whom Rabaud
ever he goes, has always to carry in his mind so had summoned from Grenoble gave at first but faint DRAWN GAMES. many chairs and tables !
hopes of his recovery, owing to the previous neglect Resulting from the peculiarities and intricacies How The World is Ruled.—(By an old School-- of the wound, and its extremely dangerous position. of the Game of Chess, it will naturally follow that, master.)—The World, to my eyes, is divided into When Gui awoke one day from a state of stupor, among players of equal, or even approximating two classes—those whose province it is to dictate and perceived the familiar faces of his old friends force, a considerable proportion of undecided or to others, and those (the more numerous class) who bending over him, and the well-known room of the drawn games must of necessity occur.
are bound to receive their dictation. It would do a cottage, he thought it must be a feverish dream. The circumstances under which games are usually great deal of good, if the two classes would occa- His sufferings continued to increase, and his recovdrawn may be classified as follows; viz.
sionally change places, so that those who dictate cry now seemed to his nurses to be almost impossiBy stalemate, as explained in our last number. might know that it is not always so agreeable to be ble. Leaving him for a time in the lowly cottage in By perpetual-check,—when a player is enabled dictated to.
Dauphiny, we will return to the camp. to keep up a continuous check upon his opponent's A CONFECTIONER at the West End has brought To avert the consequences with which the defeat King, which the latter can neither evade nor avert. his business to such perfection, that he is now at Dreux threatened the Huguenot party, Coligny It is obvious that, in a contingency of this nature, offering to the public his candied opinion !
united himself with the English in Normandy. His should the former persist in such a course of play, The Rack.—The place where men who are in the brother, D'Andelot, was intrusted with the command no more definite result than a drawn game could habit of drinking generally keep their minds and of Orleans. Mouvans and Du Plessis remained with ever be attained ; and that, if his opponent's forces their bottles.
their regiments, and the brave Maugiron was overare superior to his own, it is clearly his interest so The World's ESTIMATE.—Estimates generally powered with grief and anxiety for his friend's fate, to do.
have one half knocked off when they come to be re- for he had entertained little doubt that Gui de St. By each player insisting on a repetition of the vised, and it is mostly the same with moral as with Flore, if yet living, had been taken prisoner by the same moves; which is frequently done in cases commercial estimates. No one is taken at his own enemy. Mouvans, who was eloquent in praise of where fears are mutually entertained of abandoning estimate ; so if you wish to be considered clever, the young man's bravery, could not but encourage the particular position then held.
you must pretend to be twice as clever as you are, the hope that if, as he suspected, he were prisoner By an insufficiency of force on the part of both and then the world will give you credit for one half of war, some happy change in the fortunes of the players to effect checkmate. of it.
Huguenots would restore him to them again. By a want of knowledge on the part of the player PUZZLING QUESTION FOR THE ROYAL TOPOGRAPHI- Scarcely was D'Andelot returned to Orleans than having the mating power, so far as pieces are con- CAL SOCIETY.—Whether it is easier for a person, Francis of Guise, now sole commander of the royal cerned, of the way in which checkmate can be who is on the High Road to Ruin, to pass a Note, army, appeared before its gate, and declared his inbe forced. In such cases, his opponent having the l or to meet a Bill ?
tention to lay seige to it forthwith. His head quar