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times very poor; but their parents bad been THADDEUS M'CALLORAN, an easy, indolent, poor before them. Luxury was an abstracand kind-hearted native of the “ould coun- tion they had no idea of. They were acthry," was drawn unluckily into the tide of customed sometimes to a plenty, and anon emigration which early set towards Ame- to a scarcity of coarse, plain food, and they rica. He had a thatched cottage in Ireland lived on from day to day, borrowing no to shelter his wife and his brood of little superfluous anxieties or alarms from the M'Callorans, and his aged father and mother;. stores of ill-success or misfortune that might he had a "praty patch” before the cottage, peradventure be garnered up in the future; and a wonderfully large and productive one till the emigration mania spread into the it was; and he was so strong, and so good neighborhood, and finally seized Thaddeus natured, he never lacked a plenty of em
with its most violent and defiant sympployment, vastly more than he was willing toms. to engage, from the neighboring land-owners. Bridget M'Calloran expostulated and A very happy family were the M'Callorans, fretted about being torn from her home, and before the emigration fever seized the hus-exposed, with her “innocent childher and the band and father. Thaddeus was willing to ould folk,” to all the terrors, and horrors, labor moderately from morning till night, to and dangers of a journey over the big waters; fill the hungry mouths which so frequently, she knew “every soul of them would be and ever to his pride and joy, numerically drowned in the depths of the sea, and the increased around his board. Bridget minded rest would starve;" she hated "Ameriky" the house and the children; and being more- and all the world, but“ blessed ould Ireland," over as “smart” as her husband was indo- and she repeatedly declared her resolution lent, and skilful in the spinning of linen, to remain behind “for better, for worser, if every moment she could spare from other Thaddy persisted in so wild and dangersome cares found her fingers busy in drawing out a schame." The old father and mother warp or woof, for some of those exquisite wept bitter tears at the thought that the fabrics which, while they minister to the sods of their native soil could not cover their luxury of the affluent, pay but a meagre and mouldering dust; but Thaddy was immovbeggarly percentage into the hand of the able. America, in his eyes, had become producer.
El Dorado, and thitherward he was deterThaddeus and Bridget were poor, some
mined to set his own face and the unwilling
faces of his family. The excited imagination and tumults on deck, like the funeral-song of other adventurers, as innocent of experi- of hope and all that promised happiness. ence as himself, had inflamed his dormant The voyage was finally accomplished, but fancy for once in his life, and he assured his not till sorrowful experiences indeed had own ready credulity, and the skepticism of been penned in the M'Calloran history. his reluctant helpmate, that money was Winds were boisterous and contrary, and vastly plenty in America; that, according to drove the good ship far from her course. the accounts of those who had heard from This was, however, only the beginning of there, it all but grew on the bushes, and
A mortal sickness broke out in the could be had for the picking up; that work swarming steerage, caused by the fetid and was abundant at all times and seasons, and pestilent atmosphere, and the fraternization some said it had been known to do itself! of filth of every variety and description of
"And is it mad ye are, Thaddy M'Callo- loathsomeness. It prostrated every child of ran?" said the tearful and heart-sick Bridget, the M'Calloran family, and three rosy-cheeked when her husband proudly informed her that boys, after a few days of acute and mortal sufthe passage was really engaged for the whole fering, closed their young eyes, and the sad family in the steerage of the packet-ship parents saw their dear and cherished little Cytherea, and that within a given time all bodies sink, to rise no more, down, down, must be ready to go on board. “Is it mad | into the cold and fathomless ocean depths. Oh," ye are, to dhrag us all away from home, and what pangs and agonizing regrets wrung the grave to death the heart of the ould mither maternal heart of poor Biddy, as she hushed that bare ye, to say nothing of your own their dying wail in her arms, and pressed her wife and little ones? Sure you ought to parched and feverish lips to the pestilence-inhave more heart for them that wants to lay fected cheeks of her expiring children! Thadtheir ould bones in this blissed soil, if ye deus was stupefied by the stroke, and by the care naught for your own flesh and blood !" remorseful self-reproaches which distracted taunted Biddy, while tears poured over her his weak brain, and made him weep and cheeks.
sigh most piteously; and while Biddy, with But Biddy found that, for this time, ex the dauntless and untiring energy of a true postulation and tears were alike unavailing. mother, tenderly and softly soothed the deathThaddy was bent on going to “Ameriky” to agonies of her children in their convulsive try his fortunes there, and to see if his fine conflict with the King of terrors, her husband family of boys might not turn out presidents could only stand by her side, and groan, and yet, and Kathleen, the only daughter of all wish himself back again in what now seemed the seven, might not, in blooming maiden to his repentance indeed a Paradise, the hood, take the eye of some distinguished turf-walled cottage home in “ blessed Iremerchant, and become perhaps richer and land !" finer than any of her ancestors had been. When the third child had been sent to No motives and no discouragements moved his long slumber in an ocean grave, the him; America was the goal, and nothing most imminent danger seemed to hang over but America would satisfy him.
the eldest boy, an open-browed, dark-haired The cottage was deserted; the movables, child, the pride and favorite of his mother. including the grandparents and the seven Poor Biddy felt that her cup of bitterness children, were deposited on board the Cy- would be drained to the dregs if this firsttherea; and she drew up her anchor, unfurled | born son, her best beloved, should be reher white wings, and put out to sea, while a moved from her sight; and it seemed that chorus of groans and sobbings burst from the desperation of maternal love would chain the mothers and daughters in the steerage, him to life. The gracious heart of the which wailed above the jarring, and oaths, Father who watches the fall of the sparrow,