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disappear on the approach of cold weather, The autumnal equinox, when day and I and beat; can any thing prevent their feeling when the insects themselves are no longer night is again equal over the whole globe, the utmost aversion to spending their Sunto be met with. happens about the twenty-third of Sep-injure their health and spoil their tempers

, On the other hand, some birds arrive temiber. This, as well as the vernal, is and give them a hatred to every thing serious at this reason from ftill more northerly generally attended with forms, which for the reft of their lives. countries to spend the winter with us. throw down much of the fruit yet remain- Let us consider how small a part of the year The fieldfare and redwing, whose depar- ing on the trees.

the weather is comfortably moderate, and how ture was mentioned in March, return By the end of this month, the leaves of indifferently the poor are supplied with re. about the end of September. They feed many trees have their verdure impaired, medies against the intemperature of the seachiefly on the berries with which our and begin to put on their autumnal co- lon; but when at liberty, by active exercises woods and hedges are plentifully stored lours; which, however, are not complete when cold, and enjoying quiet in the fhade

, all the winter. till the ensuing month.

or rolling upon the grals in the heat, they

contrive to feel little inconvenience from Those sweet and mellow-toned fong

them. Compare these indulgences to the fters, the woodlark, thrush and black

condition of the poor little prisoners, nearly bird, now begin their autumnal mufic.

suffocated in a liscie close room in the heat, The most useful fruit this country af

To the Editor of the County MAGAZINE. and Itarved for want of fire in the winter, fords, the apple, successively ripens, ac

for so many hours in the day as they might

SIR, cording to its different kinds, from July to

otherwise pass in pleasant and prohtable exSeptember or October ; but the principal

erciles; for such as contribute to the health TUCH has been said upon the subject of and it rength of the body, and chearful and

Muc harvest of them is about the close of this Sunday Schools; for my own part, I contented frame of mind, are certainly to be month. They are now gathered for our dislike the project very much, for the follow.

reckoned so. But numbers forced and kepe English vintage, the cyder-making, which ing reasons: I think it will iend to give the

together in such ill humour as so great a conin fome counties is a busy and important children a disgust to every religiosis obier; Praint mult occafion, what kind of difpofition employment. day of chearful and comfortable relaxation, ligion ; jult like the fe&taries of the lait age,

is it likely to promote, but an averfion to rethe most irksome of the whole week, depri: who, by disguising religion with their four Autumn paints ving them of that liberty, both of mind and

manners and unamiable behaviour, made it Ausonian hills with grapes, whilst English plains body, which is the highest gratification that

appear odious, inttead of attracting, as it al. Blush witli pomaceous harvests, breathing sweets. creatures can enjoy. Nobody more earnestly

ways is, when shown in its true and native wishes a

true sense of religion universal O let me now, when the kind early dew

beauty. Besides this, the bringing numbers anongít mankind than myself; for which Unlocks th' einbolom'd odours, walk among

so conitantly together will hardly tail to have reason I wish a conitant attention to the duThe well-rang’d files of trees, whose full aged store ties of the church to be as much encouraged by such injudicious constraint, who will be

a full efect, especially with tempers foured Diffuse ambrosial steams.

as poñible, to which the clergy themselves
might contribute much more than they ge- tions, and an audacious behaviour. Modely

apt to vent themselyes in blameable exprelnerally do, by performing the service in a Now, now's the time; ere hasty suns forbid

and innocence are certainly best preserved more intelligible and affecting manner than is

among a few, and will have much fewer To work, diiburthen thou thy lapless wood commonly practifed, and either composing or temptations to tranfgrefs in little parties of Of its rich progeny; the turgid fruit procuring edifying sermons, adapted to com

two or three children together, innocently Abounds with mellow liquor.

mon occasions and capacities, and taking the walking out to enjoy the free air, or amusing

trouble to deliver them distinctly. A clergy. themselves with more active and robust sports. PHILIPS. man who performs his duty in this manner, need seldom complain of wanting a congre.

I Mall conclude, Sir, with withing success to

every judicious endeavour to promote refore The apples are taken either fresh from gation; and instead of afternoon fermons, mation, and that those which are otherwise the tree, or after they have lain a while plain exposition read (of which there are fe. right, the sooner the project in question falls

may be fpeedily dropped. If my opinion is to mellow, and crushed in a mill, and

veral good ones) in such portions at a time as the better. I might add, that the proper obthen pressed, till all their juice is extracted. would not in the whole be longer than a ser

servation of Sunday has often been remarked This is set to ferment, whence it becomes mon; this would be as much instruction of a

to be a great instrument of civilization, andcyder, which may properly be called apple- public nature as people, and especially chilwine. Pears treated in the same manner dren, would be likely to profit by; and those preserving a sense of religion amongst us;

but then after the duries of the church it has yield a vinous liquor, called perry. These who are disposed to encourage their further

always been considered (by the church of are the common drink in the counties improvement, might distribuie bibles, and a few other well chosen books, amongit families dulging innocent pleasures :o the poor and

England in particular) as moil properly inwhere they are chiedy made.

where any can read, and the parents will Another agreeable product both of our

laborious classes of mankind, and childhood find opportunities of inculcating religion to thickets and gardens, the hazel-nut, is

and youth are the seafons for enjoying them. their children, without depriving them of that I cannot therefore, without indignation, think fit for gathering at this time. liberty, which is almost the only pleasure the

of the cruelty of depriving them of such fuit. poor have in their power. To confirm this, Ye virgins come. For you their latest song

able recreation, especially as I am perfuaded let any one recollect if in the years of his

it woud hurt their health and four their. The woodlands raise ; the clustering nuts for you childhood the service of the church was not a

tempers to such a degree, that the little benefit 'The lorer inds and the secret hade; sufficient exercise of his patience, and if he

some might poilbly receive froin it would did not often pant to have his limbs and by no means compensate for the general conAnd, whcre they burnish on the topmost bough, voice, and all his little powers at liberty;

sequence. With active vigour crushes down the tree,

though his parents authority, and a general Or shakes them ripe from the reigning husk. potion of performing a duty, made him bear

it without repining; but view a poor child The acorns now begin to fall from the after this pecesary and proper confinement, oak, and the nuts from the beech; both forced with a number of fellow captives into a little close room, and there restrained from

ANSWER to the PARADOX, p. 114, in the which have the name of moft. These, in countries where there are large forests, af- in a manner entirely disagreeable to them, noise and motion, and all employed by turn

last Magazine. ford a plentiful food to swine, which are and consequently their bufinefs performed Tuined into the woods at this season. very ill, for which they are continually chid A MAN, a WOMAN, and a CHILD.

a

To the Editor of the COUNTY MAGAZINE. let they offend the clergy, that there is no eitate and reputation in the west of Eng

crime, however atrocious, which they may land, was so blasted, that either in that, or SIR,

not commit with impunity. “ I often (says the following short reign of Queen Mary,

Abbe Reynal) see priels go to prison, but he was so impoverished as to be outlawed, "He convent of the Minorities at Alcantara, : never to execution.”

and not able to get bail for ten pounds,

M. M. men, in clearing away the rubbish, found

againit whom the fame Bithop Capon, thac five dungeons filled with dead bodies. The Friars say they are the renains of delinquenes general there is les rcal devotion in the re

P. S. I am perfectly convinced, that in had conveyed to the Protećłor, preferred

his bill in Chancery, in the reign of Queen who bad been detected in brutal practices. But after all, are they not the remains of than in the world at large. Every thing of York, Lord Chancellor, on whose al

ligious houses of both sexes, in proportion, Mary, before Nicholas Heath, Archbiihop bodies who have been put there by monaftic brutes ? I fear they are, and I will tell you

within the walls of convents is done accord- legation well proved, that he had becik why. Daring my continental excursions, 1 ing to exact rule, hour, &c. but it is done, as overaied, by being put in fear of his life, plays are acted, every member has a part to

to pass that éftate to the Protector, it was probity, and a zealous Catholic.-Being, he perforin, and they perform it, but the Mind, by his decree reiettied on the church.

, . lait, upon a long journey, and much fatigued,

Shirbourne being fo returned unto, contihe arrived at his Pofada (Inn) rather carly,

nued in the church of Sarum the remainand atter ordering his Olio to be prepared for

der of Bishop Capon's time, and (I prefupper, he went to velpers at a convent liard

A RELATION OF

fume) Bihop Jewell's, his next succeflor, b%ced himself in the confibional box, he fell SHIRBOURNE CASTLE time, retraining churches and colleges salt asleep, and did noi awake till towards midnight, when he was alarmed by seeing

from making any laws longer than for 21

IN DORSE T SHIRE. two Friars leading a female up the church,

years, or three lives, except to the Queen with a handkerchief tied over her eyes.. Such From a curious MS. dated Nov. 13, 1675.) or her succellors (which claufe is fupposed a spectacle alarmed him too much on his own

to have been inserted by Sir Walter Raaccount, as well as on the woman's, to make

W
ILLIAM the Corqueror created leigh's means, then a prime favourite, with

, of his appearance; but the contelljonal boxes

felfth eye Shirbourne are 16 pierced, that it is easy to see all that manders, the first Earl of Dorset, and be after moft worthily expunged out of the palles in the church without being seen, and stowed on himn Shirbourne castle, with the act of King James). After which statute, he law to his utmost aitonishment, a stone great eftate appendant. He in his later Sir Walter Raleigh procured the then raised from the pavement, and the woman so led over it as to disappear initantly, without bithop of Sarum, and gave to that see the leafe to the Queen, which the forthwith

years becoming devout, was consecrated Bishop (Gheast, I imagine) to grant a long having even time to implore mercy, or per- faid castle and estate, whole next fucceffor, reconveyed to him, of Shirbourne, on haps without having any previous knowleige that the was leading to certain death. Roger, (Lord Chief Justice, Lord Chan- whose attainder it returned to the crown, The Monks then relaid the stone and dir- celior, and Lord Treasurer) falling into and was by King James bestowed on Prince appeared, and the affrighted traveller was the displeasure of King William Rufus, or Henry, who within a short time died in obliged to remain till the church doors King Henry I. Shirbourne was confiscated, the flower of his years, immaturely, and were opened for morning prayers, when and continued in the crown thence for- not without somé (I suppose groundless) te got away without any one knowing wards, till King Henry III. all those Kings Turmiles of violence, on whole death King his inn he was belet by his host and hof-(with their heirs and families ) being fig- James bestowed the same on his favourite; els, with a furious charge of having te- nally unfortunate and calamitous in their Carr, Earl of Somerset ; on whose attainduced away their daughter. He pleaded in respective reigns, or death, or both. der his then

Majesty granted the same to nocence, and assured them that he had never Henry III. palied away the said manor to John Lord Digby, the first Earl of Bristol, spoke to her, or even seen her, but that if they the noble family of the Montacutes, after, I who died in exile for his loyalty ; his son would be quiet and prudent, he had reason to in the time of King Edward III. created George, the next Earl, having not been believe he could give them a fad account of Earls of Salisbury. But in the interiin, any over prosperous polieslor of it; and her fate, and delired they would instantly ar- three of that family, pofleflors thereof, his son, the prefent Earl, twice married, tend him to the nearest magiltrate, where he related what had pafled under his own eyes however otherwise very unfortunate. After

came either to untimely, ends, or were yet childless. in the chapel belonging to the convent of

The magiftrate wrote to the prior, told him which Robert Wyvill, in the reign of to communicate to him and his whole order, challenged from the faid Earl of Salisbury: To the Editor of the County MAGAZINE. he hat something of the utmot importance King Edward III. then Bishop of Saruin, and desired they might be all assembled as Montacute, Shirbourne, and other lands foon as possible in their chapel, where he alienated from his fee. The matter was would wait upon them at a fixed hour. They ready to be decided by single combat ; and

SIR, allembled accordingly, when the traveller re- when the Earl's and Bishop's champions, lated what he had been in the presence of the ready armed, were entering into the lifts the following small sketch of the life

of that original genius, Sir Williani of

on the King's interposing and mediation, Petty, great granulather of the present Earl members, he was unable to fix upon the two the Eari refettled on that lee the faid manor of Shelverne, by his daughter Ann, Counguilty Monks. The stone however was raised, &c. in consideration of a good lum paid tels of Kerry, it is hoped will be acceptthe girl was found dead in a pit beneath, and him by the faid Bifhop, who, with his luc-able. As few instances of a rapid advance being opened, it appeared ine was far gone ceflors, quietly and happily enjoyed the to opulence and dignity have been more with child; and as this convent was her con- same, till the reign of King Edward VI. remarkable, the writer thinks it entitled to ftane place of devotion, and the never confested but to iwo particular Monks of that passed away either the inheritance, or a when John Salcot, alias Capon, then Bishop, rome attention, and that it may be a mcalis

of inftigating others to second your withes house, it is probable her confefTors were the well-nigh equivalent lease, to the Protec-of collecting whatever is curious or inteDuchhave no modu bere built

accidents of this tor, the Duke of Somerset, and he, foon resting in provincial biography, topography, kind are very common, especially in the after, to Sir John Horsey. The Duke &c. He fears that his own cominunicaSouthern parts of Europe ; but such is the awe soon after losing his head, and the said Sir tions in this department can be but few, and fear of the commonalty of the people, John (till then one of the greatest men of but allures your Readers, that his mite

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HERE LAYES

shall not be wanting, at all convenient op- cefs must have exceeded his most fanguine which so far degrades the human character, portunities, though he trusts that others, expectations, fince in 1685, his property, as to impose upon the weakness of our potleised of more variety of authentic ma- real and personal, including the certain nature by falle and base pretensions. terials, will freely bestow their talents li- improvements, and deducting more than There are two ways in which such preberally.

50,000l. for bad and precarious debts, was tensions are exposed: first, in cases when His paternal inheritance probably was at least 15,000l. a-year.

the casualties of fortune happen to advance but small. His poftefions in Rointey, in His treatise of political arithmetic, with us in the scale of society, and secondly, 1685, were only a house with four tene- his experiments in philosophy, and his when they infict on us the sting of poments, and about eight acres of meadow and great iinprovement of mathematical instru- verty: It too often happens in the theatre arable land, which were then valued only ments, augmented his reputation much. of life, that when we experience an inat zol. per annum. Though his father, He died of a gangrene in his foot, in West- Itance of the first kind, we are so puffed who was a clothier, found wicans to give minster, December 16, 1687, occasioned up with a false idea of our exalted station

, his son a good education, his property by the gout, and was buried near the that we look down with contempt on those could not be great, and the son's views vestry door, in the south aisle of the chancel whom before we welcomed as friends and were interrupted, probably by his father's of Romley church. A common Aag stone companions; and our hearts are so swoln death, after his being entered of Oxford points out the place, with this literal and with pride, that rather than acknowledge university. He was afterwards in the simple inscription,

multa confuetudine conjuncti fumus," we navy, but left it in 1643, when the civil

prostitute all sense of truth, by disowning war became serious, about five years from

all former acquaintance with them. In the his leaving school. Having now saved

next instance, it is a modern practice,

SIR WILLIAM PETY. 601. he retired to the Netherlands, and

whenever fortune frowns upon a man, for studied phyfic more than three years, and

About a year after his death, his relict those who in his prosperity profelfed all in 1647 returned with about 701. though he maintained his brother, who died about remainder only to her eldest son, Charles, was created Baroness of Shelburne, with imaginable friendship for him, to defert,

; and all two years after. Returning again to Ox. I who died without issue. The title has been | True it is, that adversity trieth friends ;

one voice exclaim,“ esi afflictus, et jarens." ford, in four years he obtained his degree twice extinct, and as often revived with for till then, all proffers of kindness, and of Doctor of Physic, and was inmediately additional honours. adinitted of the College of Phyficians in

other marks of diftinction, may arise from

J. M. London, at which time, his expences being

Aug. 15, 1786.

many motives besides those of real friendprid, he had no more than 281.

ship :-self-love has too much the ascen. From this period we may date his good

dant over us, not to be our chief dictator: fortune. He became Fellow of Brazen

this is the only time when a friend can exNose, and was Anatomy Profeilor in Ox- | To the Editor of tre County Magazine. emplify his professions, and prove the juftford, and Reader at Gresham College, fo

ness of his title to such a name :-then it that in two years he was worth 400l. In

SIR,

is this noble virtue breaths forth her fra

Romsey, Aug. 22, 1786. September 1652, he arrived in Ireland as

grant balm, and shews her disinterested physician to the army, and also to the ge- If you approve of the following Senti- views in acts of generofity. Gratitude, rcral and the head quarters, for which he ments, their insertion in your next Ma- that fervent impulle of the heart, discloses had an advance of 100l, and an allowance gazine will much oblige

itself, on the one side, in the mantle of chaof 2os. a-day. This continued near seven

rity, and on the other, by a true sensibility years, and he gained 400l. a-year by prac

Yours,

of past favours. If this is a true delineatice, exclusive of his falary. He was also

CONSTANTIUS. tion of fincerity in friendship, how glaone of the surveyors in Ireland for the for

ringly contemptible will an opposite confeited estates in consequence of the rebel- IN AUGUSTIS AMICI APPARENT.” duct appear ;-odious even to those who

practise it, and moft detestable in the eyes tained in 1654 for that purpose, he gained Temperience daily evinecs:

HE truth of this apothegiti, I think, of others. How necessary therefore is it, goool. which, with two years falary as

True first to know our friends. Diogenes the Clerk of the Council

, and his other emolu- friendship is a virtue rarely to be met with : cynic had a remarkable saying, “ That ments, amounted to about 13000l. its profeffors may be juftly compared with honest men should be sought for at noon

When he came to Court, after the Re. those of the law; amongst whoin (though day with a candle and lanthorn;" with
storation, he made himself perfectly agree- a numerous (warm) few honest ones are to greater reason might I say, that we should
able to the King, who, in 1661, conferred be found: where it exists, it is an inesti- infpect our friends with a microscopic eye,
upon him the honour of knighthood. At mable jewel, and I think is finely described that we may not be deceived in him whom
the inftitution of the Royal Society, in by that learned divine, Dr. Blair; who, we make the partner of our bosom.
1663, he vias a Fellow, and afterwards one in his Grave, with a deal of ecstasy, says,
of the Council; in this year also he in- “ Friendship, mysterious cement of the
vented the double bottomed thip, of which foul!" It is certainly one of the purest inn.
a model, made by himself, is preferved in preffions the foul of man is capable of re-

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Grelham College. In 1666, the fire of ceiving, and likewise the fublimest feeling
London, which brought the greatest di- of the human inind. So cordial is it in

PAT T Y OF THE HILL. ftrets upon thoulands, destroyed much of all its operations, that faith, harmony, and Sir William's property, which he had pur- love, may be truly said to center all in

By J. ROSE. chased in 1659, on his return from Ireland. one. Surely that person who has the hapHe married, in 1667, the Widow of Sir piness to participate this social passion,

I. Maurice Fenton, Bart. when he commen- ought to think Kimself fupremely bleffed.

HE sun declining down the west, ced the iron works and pilchard fithery, How facred ought then its laws to be held; THE

the nations ell, and opened the lead mines and timber how dire the offence to infringe those laws

Whilt love awakens my fond breast, trade in the county of Kerry. The suc- and how criminal must that conduct be,

For Party of the Hill.

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II.
Yet will possession soon the passions cloy,

And whether the Tenure bee berunde or free,
Beneath the hawthorn in the grove
For oft enjoyment blunts the edge of joy ;

And released of evrye ffeoffee. ,
I daily try my skill,

For soon, alas ! youth's fiery transports cease! See that the Seller bee of Age,
And tune my rural harp to love,
Too fona will love's tumultuous pulse decrease !

And that it lye not in Mortgage ;
And Patty of the Hill.

The streams that now in quick sensation flow,
Soon thro' the veins will creep more cool, more flow!

Whether a Tayle bee theareof founde;
III.

And whether it stande in Statute bounde.
The sparkling eye, in some ill-fated hour,
The mercenary bard may aid
Shall lose its lustre, and contract in pow'r!

Consider what fervice longeth theareto,
To raise the belle at will;

Then thall no more its lightnings throw the dart, And what quitt Rente theareout muíte goe ; No swain e're saw a sweeter maid,

Nor its soft languors inelt the tender heart ! And if it happen of a wedded Woman,
Than Patty of the Hill.

In vain mall sinking beauty make her moan, Thinke thowe then on coverte Baron,
For lilies vanith'd, and for roses flown!

And if thowe maye in anye wyse,
IV.
Time, favage time! on her lov'd form shall prey,

Make thy charter with warrantize,
Stale Celia's scandal all alarms,
And hide in Winter clouds the bloom of May!

To thee, thine Heires, Assignees allfoe,
Her tongue can ne'er lie still,
His viel shall cast o'er every lovely charm,

Thus shoulde a wife purchaser doe.
Whilst eighteen summers ope new charms And spread his wrinkles o'er the Inowy arm !
In Patty of the Hill.

Since then, Maria, every charm must die,
V.
Which fancy pleases, or which strikes the eye;

Α Ν Ε C D Ο Τ Ε
When friendship softens into love,

Since then must fade each fascinating grace,
Let lovers fear no ill,

OF A
Which stamps the angel on the fair-one's face;
The mutual bliss I fain would prove
Since cruel age each beauty will decay,

FEMALE REGICIDE With Patty of the Hill.

And Winter's gloom succeed the Summer's ray!

How bless’d the maid in whom with these combin'd, in the Reign of Queen ELIZABETH.
VI.

Good sense pervades, and virtue (ways her mind!
Grant me, kind heav'n, a safe retreat,
She, haply formod for friendship and for love,

CARGARET Lamburn was a Scotch A cot beside the rill,

As one declines, the other Mall improve !
Far froin the follies of the great,
Pleasures for her the laughing loves provide,

Queen of Scots, as was also her husband, With Patty of the Hill.

And heaven will blets such virtues in a bride! who dying of grief for the fad catastrophe

S. W.

of that Princess, his wife resolved to reBatb.

venge herself of both their deaths on Queen Elizabeth. For this purpose the dressed

herself in men's cloaths, and assumed the For ribe COUNTY MAGAZINE.

name of Anthony Sparks, caine to her MaEPISTLE>To MARI A. To the Editor of the County Magazine. jesty's Court, carrying always about her

a pair of pistols, one to kill the Queen, SIR,

and the other herself, in order to escape BY THE AUTHOR OF THE

justice; but ber design happened fortunately HE following curious to

copied, verbatim, a Head through the Lately published at Bath. stone in the Church-yard of Silton, near jesty, who was then walking in her garden, Mere, a few weeks since.

The chanced to drop one of her piftols, AIR as thou art, possess’d of every charm

Τ. Α. which being seen by the guards, she was Aug. 20, 1786.

seized, in order to be immediately sent to Deck das thou art with each inchanting grace,

prison; but the Queen, not suspecting her. Here lies a piece of Christ, a star in duft, to be one of her own sex, had a mind to Of pleasing form, and of bewitching face !

a Vein of Gold, a China dish, examine her first. Accordingly demandAlthough to me thy beauties matchless are, that must be used in Heaven when God ing her name, country, and quality, MarYet not alone thus charming, and thus fair,

shall feast the juft. Yet not alone would these externals fire,

garet, with an undaunted firmness, replied,

Being upon the pious Woman Joan, Madam, though I appear in this dress, I And fill my bofumn with such pure desire ;

the wife of Robt Nation, Poflessid of these alone, you could not move

am a woman-my mame is Margaret Lam

who departed this life 27th Nov?, 1686. burn-I was several years in the fervice of My captive heart to such excessive love ;

Queen Mary, my mistress, whom you have A flame for you would not thus fire my soul,

fo unjustly put to death, and by her death Not thus its every faculty controub!

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you have also caused that of my husband, Those charms which will exist when these decay,

who died of grief to see so innocent a Which long will bloom when these have dy'd away ; Copy of a curious Caution to Purchasers, Queer perish to iniquitously. Now, as I Those charms which decorate the nobler part, Which fine, fair maid! which center at your

in ancient Rhyme, fupposed to have been had the greatest love and affection for both

originally written as early as Judge Lit my late royal mistress and husband, I reThese are the charms which captivate my mind,

tleton's Time, and transcribed from a solved, at the peril of my life, to revenge Manuscript Book of 1583.

their death by assassinating you, who caused Those are the charms which my affe&lions bind;

them both to die. I confess to you that Those are the charms hy which you reign content -Wboefoe wilbee wife in purchasinge, I suffered many struggles within my breast, Vnrivallid empress of this honest breaft!

Lett bim confider tbeafe Points followinge. and have made all poffible efforts to divert

my resolution from putting fo fatal a design Say–what is beauty?-_what a pretty face, F

PIRSTE see that the Lande bee cleare in Title of in force, but all in vain; I found myelf If the fair nymph possess no other grace ?

the Seller,

obliged to prove by experience the certain Beauty may fan the sparks of fond desire, And that it stande is Dannger of noe Woman's truth of that maxim, that neither reason nor A pretty face may let the foul on fire !

Dower,

compulsion can prevent a woman froin re

BATH LOVERS, a Satirical Poem, T Hopfeldowing securing us infeription was o miscarry. One day as The was pushing

might

warm ;

heart;

Venge, when the is stimulated thereto by LE PHYSICIEN DU COEUR. but though I were, I am not certain that my love and esteem.”—However justified the

passion would be returned: for your comQueen might have been to have resented

THE SICK MILLINER.

fort, however, I can tell

you that

yours such discourse, the heard with coolness,

is.' and answered calmly: You are then per

[Concluded from our last, p. 128.] “ From a lover, Sir," cried the, suaded that in this design you have done was required of you in affection and regard tient, would be at once doing violence to your duty, and fatisfied what you think Taxi that I was conscious of no such you become a, conjurer ? What a myller

pa

“ Nothing more natural," replied I, to your mistress and husband; what think truth and my own fenfibility : I felt like a

“Madam. What are so much alike as love you now is my duty towards you? The

man who is neither old nor infenfible ; but and magic. Magic can transform a bar“I will tell your Majesty my opinion his involuntary feelings may carry him. woman replied with the same intrepidity, whose intentions are pure, whatever lengths ren walte into a fruitful field, a cottage in

to a palace, men into brutes,or brutes into frankly, and with candour, provided you

“May I hope for pardon," said 1, “Ma-men: and docs not love do the fame? The will please to let me know whether you dam?” itill upon my knces.

most rugged mountain, the moft favage fcput the question in character of my Queen

She gave me her hand, in token of for-reft, the most colitary wild, are all beauty, or my Judge. To which her Alajesty givenes: I killed it, and attempted to rife; elegance and pleasure, in the presence of profeting, that she put the question, as But, in rising, I rested my hand, as I thought, the darling object. Every thing is graceQueen; then, said Margaret, your Ma

upon the bed-fide Her leg happened to lie ful to the lover's eye, or grateful to his jelty ought to grant me your pardon.”, that way; what I prelled vas hgher than heart: and, under the influence of virtue But what security or assurance can you the knee; the bed cloaths llid away, and

or of vice, love exalts us into beings of a give me, says the Queen, that you will

my hand

- To talk of the neck of the Superior order, or debases us below the not take another opportunity to make the lwan, the breast of the dove, the polith of the meanest animal.” attempt, and effectuate your purpose ? marble were profanation, and to describe our

“ I admire your ideas," said the, "docMargaret replied, “ Madam, a favour mutual confulion is impoMble. Neither tor:

You are delightfully fentimental. which is given under such terms is not a uttered a word for some time ; nor did the

But what relation has all this to my favour; and your Majesty would, by in- Lady's looks detray any marks of anger.

care?fitting on any conditions, act towards me

She
was sensible it was an accident, anda fine

" The most intimate imaginable. By as a Judge.”—The Queen, turning to some of the Council then present, obferved, that displays her beauties, even to the man on merely by feeling your pulfe, I can tell

woman is never displeased at an accident that that magic art,” continued i,

whom she would scorn to bestow them: what pulie beats time to it.” not remember to have been fo addressed to admire them never fails to Aatter her.

“ How you teaze one !" cried the. before, and immediately granted a full unconditional pardon as delired, and that too libility, whatever the might have of my ther. In the mean time, get out of bed, My fair patient had little doubt of my fen

I reaze you, madam !” returned I,

no: that happiness is reserved for anoagainst the opinion of the President of her talte. obliged to punish fo daring an offender. observing that I was quietly featedCouncil, who said, he thought her Majesty with the anxiety of two lovers. At length, keep up your fpirits, and hope for the

fortunate hour, when teazing ihall cease The Queen was pleased not only to dir

" What blunders you make!” cried the,

to be a torment, and love a dileale. Adieu. regard the advice, but her generolity car- blushing, you are enough to frighten one." I Mall see you to-morrow.” ried her even one degree further; for upon “ One can hardly help blundering,” said nairs somewhat haftily, lensible that I

In uttering these words, I walked down Margaret's foliciting her Majesty, to grant 1,“ Madam, in your presence." her a safe conduct out of the kingdon, Elizabeth immediately complied with that

You are very polite,” replied the bad already encroached too much both upalso, and Margaret shipped herself for the

Sir, but I could with you more correct." on my own time and hers. My carriage

“ I own my fault,” said I, “ Madam: I was still in waiting. I had entered by the French coast, on which she soon found

am much troubled with absences; I know top-door, but I wished for another, herself tafe, in health, and in spirits. it, and should beg to seal my pardon upon

afraid of Mrs. Bis ironical tongue. that fair hand, were I not afraid that 1 I turned a handle in the passage, and dilo.

might again offend in the moment of for: covered my dæmon in her fhiti. CHINESE ANECDOTE.

“ Come in,” said she, "doctor," not in AI-TSONG, Emperor of China, {imiling, lince you have such an appre- | Decency has always appeared to me a fa

. It is better let alone,” replied the, the least disconcerted. TA

I would as soon have gone into the fire. prohibited all magistrates in his doo hension." minions from receiving presents, under Conscious of my own weakness, and em. Cred thing, though I have sometimes been pain death. To be convinced that his barrassed hy fuch observation, I was pre

so unhappy as to violate it. Without orders were enforced, he procured a man paring to take my leave, forgetting the bus making her any answer, I made boldly fr who undertook the delicate conmistion of inefs on which I had come; when raising pened to be pulling upthe heel of her shoe

, tempting, with a contiderable sum of money, one of the Mandarins. The Man- “ Have you nothing further to advise which had flipped, by fome accident; the darin received the present, and was con- me, doctor? Can you order me no medi- refied upon the other leg, which was demned to death. The Prime Minister cine?”

fashionably supported. My foot unluckily waited upon the Emperor, and said to him, Recollecting my character, I turned touched hers: the consequence may be « Great Prince, your decree is just

, and about hastily and seized the arm which was guessed. the delinquent deserves the severest punish- disengaged. She checked my forwardness

“ Good heavens l” cried The. ment; but can you, who have laid the by a frown. It brought me to myself.

« Teh-he!” cried ihe rest, fnare for him, be considered altogether « None,” said I,“ madam, but the cor

I was too much alhamed to say any

thing. innocent; and do you not in fome degree dial of love."

If by going forwards, I could fare his crime?” This noble representa- “ How wildly you talk,” replied she, I have affifted her as readily as by going zion had its effect, and the Emperor par- one would imagine that you are in love." backwards, I should certainly have follows doned the criminal.

“ Perhaps I may,” said I,"

ed the example of the sons of Noah; but

giveness."

“ madam;

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