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Anburey's Travels in America. By C. Campbell. 710 Darkness.
522 Death has Claimed his Fair Victim. By C.W. Everest 828
Butterfly, Fly-Trap and Bard.
Canova. By M. Morgan, U. S. N.,-No. I.
Case of Camoens. By Mrs. Henrietta Shuck 822
Fading of a Rose.
299 Literary Recreations. By Anagram Ferrun. No. I.
451 Literary and Intellectual Distinction.
829 Love and Care.
Formation of Opinions.
Milhatchee, The Enchanted Warrior.
675 Moral Influence of Authors. •
Home. By Luzerne Ray.
829 Mountains of Virginia.
Hon. C. A. Murray-Letter.
571 Mrs. Shooter's Party.
No. III. 811 New Poem, in the Scottish Tongue.
569 Night of the Coronation.
Ode to Spring
Oh! Give Me Thy Heart.
Late Theodore Sedgwick.
On the Approach of Winter.
On the Death of Christ.
Our Country's Flag. By J. W. Mathews.
Qur Navy. No. I.
Letters to My Sister. No. I.
456-514-567 Patriot's Chosen Sepulchre.
Lines. By Mrs. Mary E. Hewitt.
820 Percy Bysshe Shelley. By Mrs. Seba Smith.
Lines on the Death of Capt. M. M. Dox.
181 Pictures by the Sun.
468 Poetic Musings. By R. H. Gould.
491 Poetical Trifles.
Pope. By H. T. Tuckerran.
Present and the Future.
To the Rose Geranium.
Renains of Napoleon. By L. J. Cist.
1 reply to some Remarks on Shelley.
724 To the Constellation Lyra. By Wm. Wallace. 676
San Marino. By H, T. Tuckerman.
Shelley. By H. T. Tuckerman.
Should-Be State of Niagara. By W. B. Fairchild. 731 United States Navy.
Versification of the Eighth Psalm.
Village Blacksmith. By H. W. Longfellow.
Virginia Dare. By Miss C. L. Tuthill.
Visit to Stratford Hall.
Vive La Bagatelle.
Song By a Gentleman of Richmond.
585 Wants of Society, the True Patrons of Enterprise. 465
304 304 779 780 781
229 777 780
232 McDuffie's Eulogy on Hayne.
781 | Menzel's German Literature. Classical Studies.
P. Charlottesville Advocate.
232 Chapin's Lectures-with Extracts.
304–388 Pathfinder. Chapin's Oration.
582 Pierpont's Poetical Works. D.
Pocahontas. Dramas, Discourses and other pieces.
R. Deferred Notices.
Sam Slick's Letter-Bag of the Great Western. Emily; or, Mistakes in Religion.
Specimens in Literature. Extracts. Excerpts.
Shelley's Essays, &c.
T. Force's Historical Tracts.
The Fruit of the Spirit.
Triumph of Peace. Extracts.
471 | Token-1841.
Two Years Before the Mast.
304 Lieber's Political Ethics.
304 Voices of the Night and other Poems.
232 391 470 782
232 392 781 781
SOUTHERN LITERARY MESSENGER.
BY WILLIAM WALLACE.
THE DYING EAGLE. more clearly than he. But in the somewhat pecu
liar plan of his work, and in the measures he meant
to adopt for its support, he discerned probabilities of Bird of the Storm!—why liest thou here
success which had not belonged to his precursors. With closing eye and drooping plume?
He made the venture-took his course—and has
pursued it, until this commencement of a sixth year; No: the red lightnings, in thy sphere
so that the MESSENGER may now be considered as Of tempest-midnight-cloud and gloom, established. He has no expressions of triumph now Scorched these bold wings, that dared to soar
The good, which his labors may have Where thunders burst before.
done—the varied talent, to which they may have Lord of the Air !-thy mighty heart
given scope and exercise—the virtuous principles No longer revels in that pride
they may have cherished—the soothing they may Which made the dark-plumed monarch dart
have administered to political or to sectional animoWhere whirlwinds rage and dash aside
sity—the scourgings they have caused to folly and The mountain-mist, that man's poor art Ever in vain attempts to stride.
vice-together with the praises they have wonOur eyes no more shall mark thy form,
shall not now form any part of his theme. There The rider of the storm.
are other topics, to which he anxiously invokes So sinks the glorions bird !-and so
public attention. The high of spirit ever fall!-
By failures of subscribers to pay what they owe They soar above-the envious blow
him, he has lost not less than three thousand dollars. Like thee, poor Eagle, strikes them all!
By the necessity to which mainly their tardiness Rest, warrior-bird ! Autumn will throt
has subjected him, of employing collectors at a Her dead leaves o'er thee--and thy pall,
ruinous commission of 12, 15, and 17 per cent., he Like mine as I would wish, shall be Of Nature's Ministry.
has lost some thousands more.
By the difference of exchange, alone, he has lost
at least two thousand more. And, since much of this THE NEW YEAR.
loss was upon arrears, which should have been paid
before these disastrous times came on,--so much, of When, nearly six years ago, the plan of this Maga- this also, is chargeable to the tardiness of subscribers. zine was formed, how few of its friends believed that He has not-he never had-any large property, it would live to this day! How surely did they or pecuniary resources except in his own skill as a presage not only a speedy death to the work, but printer; and he is of a delicate frame. Thus ruin to its undertaker!
situated, he may perhaps justifiably allude to his In truth, it seemed a rash and perilous enterprize. own energy and good management in having acThe editor's ALL, of fortune and of credit, was em-complished what he has done—not for the purbarked. Nay more-he devoted himself, in the ad- pose of self-glorification, but in order to ask, if he venture, to toils and cares, which by their minute - does not merit a better return, than the loss of so ness and complexity, their weight and unceasingness, many thousands ? threatened, as they have proved to be, worrying and The Messenger, indeed, is established: and the exhausting beyond all proportion to his humble lot new and costly dress of the present number evinand lowly pretensions.-All Southern experience, ces the editor's confidence, that he can sustain it. too, warned him of the hazard he was running. No But if he can, it will be solely through the literary periodical on our side of Mason's and Dix-success of this appeal. It will be, because former on's line, had been able to survive a sickly infancy, subscribers will make their patronage real and benesickly, in respect of pecuniary aliment, but not always ficial to him-instead of a mockery and a detriment. so, intellectually. A Review had existed for two or It will be, because new ones, attracted by the imthree years in South-Carolina, teeming with articles provements visible from time to time in both the of a power no where surpassed; or surpassed only garb and contents of liis Magazine,-animated by by the best of the Edinburg Review. Notwithstand- a wish to aid the sole effort that has given tokens ing its merits, the Southern Review ; alike with the of permanent success, in the cause of Southern various host of kindred attempts, had sunk into a pre- Literature,-and resolved to make their help solid mature grave. With such evidences of an ungenial and well-timed, not illusory and destructive,-will climate before his eyes, how could the Editor of come forward to the rescue. But for his confidence the Messenger hope to escape the universal doom? that all this will be, he could not apply the word
No one saw these discouraging circumstances'established,' to his work. He may be vainly and