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Border war, as seen and experienced by the inhabitants of Chambersburgh, Pa. I. A wandering hunter spied the spot, Where the Falling Spring, a limpid stream, Which glides on its course like a fairy dream, A moment's joy and then forgot, Rolls laughing over its rocky bed; A moment pure and a moment free, A lagging moment forever sped, Then hurried onward toward the sea. Swept off, the victim of wild intrigue, 'Twixt the ripples and waves of the Conococheague. On that spot now rests a quiet town, Called after a man attracted there By the hunter's tale, bewitching fair, Of the water-fall which tumbles down In foamy spray o'er its rough-hewn stair; The spot I have learned to love so well, Where fancy can revel without restraint, And her creations are wont to dwell, And fill the mind with pictures quaint; And there I muse on a thousand things, Which come on Imagination's wings, And the well-known legends fondly trace, That are told of the Indian-haunted place. 'Twas on this spot s