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A Tale of all Time.
REV. H. C. ADAMS,
AUTHOR OF “ THE FIRST OF JUNE," &c.
“Ask not for a curse !
Youth's years, like a scene rehearsed.
SIVAN THE SLEEPER.
Turn o'er the world's great annals, you will find
It is in times so ancient, as to anticipate by many centuries the birth of human history—whose thick darkness is broken only by a few scattered rays from the lamp of inspiration, or the wild lights of tradition and legend,—that our story openg. The mountain ranges which stretch to the north and east of the country now known as Carmania or Kerman, were clothed with forests, which had sprung into existence when the waters of the great Deluge had subsided from the face of the earth; nor had they yet attained