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THE NEW YORK
(Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1836, by
HARPER & BROTHERS, in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New-York.]
GIAFAR AL BAR MEKI.
But were it not that time their troubler is,
TIME lingers in the cell of the captive, and hovers on leaden wing over the couch of the unfortunate, lengthening out with heedless cruelty his woes; but he hurries happy lovers with his swiftest flight. How widely seems nature to have erred in this from her usual benevolence to mankind! Strange and unhappy law of our existence! Time creeps with the wretched, and flies only with him who is happy, or him who sleeps.
Never did he speed so fast away as now, with Giafar and his sweet bride. The shining pleasures which ride and glitter upon his wing, shaken