WHAT WE SEE SHOWS WHAT WE ARE.
BY H. CLAY TRUMBULL
A keen-eyed ew England observer, of ageneration ago, in telling of the drinkingcustoms which prevailed in his earlier days,spoke of the frequency, in those times, of delirium tremens even among persons of the"better class" in the community. As anillustration in this line, he mentioned a fatherand a son, living next door to him, who wereoften thus carried away by their appetites,and whom he was sometimes called to assistin controlling, when the members of theirfamily were unable to manage them. " Andit was very singular/' he said, " to note thedifference in the two men, when they had the'horrors/ The father was a genial, jollyman; and he always saw monkeys in hisvisions. He would laugh till the tears ran27