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age, they anticipated a joyful meeting voice : but he would not trust himself after two years of separation. Cesa to look upon him. rio's lips were just sealed on his father's “ As Cesario still kept silence, Gioband with filial fondness, when the vaoni approached him; and weighing door of the apartment be really sat every word, ere it fell from him, lest it in opened bastily, and the vision va should wound the delicacy, or kindle nished.
the inflammable passions of bis unwil" Rising in disorder, he looked with ling bearer, be opened his commisiodignant amazement upon the person sion. that entered : it was Giovanni Cigala. “It was a request, that Cesario would
“ What means this intrusion, Sir?” be pleased to receive the value of the demanded Cesario.
estate at Nervi; at the same time assus. " It means any thing but offence,” ing him, that, although the Cigali replied the fornier, gently, but stea. family could not allow the right of their dily advancing
title to be disputed, (since indeed the * • You come for my thanks, per most satisfactory proofs of that right haps,” said the other abruptly, had been sanctified by the decision of services rendered me in the portico of incorruptible judges,) they abhorred the the scigniory? You have them, sig. idea of ravishing it from one who had nor. I thank you.-I thank you! hitherto believed bimself its undoubted There ! do not urge me further' beir.- What they were content to re
“ He turned away as he concluded, ceive at the hands of justice, therefore, and leaned against a window frame; was only the power of restoring this evidently desirous of thus terminating estate to the property from which it the interview.
bad been unlawfully dismembered two “ Giovanni still advanced, though centuries back. with an air of respect and dignity. “They prayed him to consider them " I should not have intruded on you, as its purchasers; and having bad the signor, with
any selfish errand, earnestly estate valued, Giovanni was come to as I desire to cultivate mutual good- proffer the sum named. He would have will ;" (Cesario cast on him a glance laid a very heavy bag of ducals on the of disdain ; Giovanui proceeded ;) table as he concluded, had not Cesario “ but I come to do you an act of sprung forward with the fierceness of a justice : to make some compensation, tyger, and pushed it back. • Have if possible, for what the law has award your race hearts !' exclaimed he indig. ed to my father.”
nautly, that you believe I am sorrow“ Your father !--name him not, if ing over a few bags of dross ? Not all you would have me endure your sight the wealth of Peru can be a compensaa single moment. My father where is tion to me: take back your ducats. I he --In his grave! and who rified would neither have sold nor given my hinu of life? -- who tore in his dying em birth-piace to any man; and though brace, his last blessing from his wretch- the law has basely awarded it to you, I ed son ?'
may die a beggar and in prisori, but “ The impassioned young man dashed never will I scal the triumph of the his forehead against his hand in a Cigali, by accepting gold from them as phrenzy of recollection, and vainly a boon. ' tried to stille a groan.
"• I would your just grief were less “ Giovauni looked at him with in- intemperate!' said Giovanni patiently ; creasing commiseration; a feeling of you would then admit that we have another sort reddened bis cheek, and right on our side, though grievous has altered his voice as he said, “ The been its enforcement.' cause of this indignation bonours you "• I care pot for right, I know not too much, signor, for me to remind you where it lics; I seek not to discover!' in strong lerms, that I too, am a son; interrupted Cesario, bursting forth but you must allow me to execute anew; I am only certain that I would my commission :-] pray you permit not have acted thus by my direst foe; me!'
Therefore I despise ye. I know that " Cesario did not answer; his gene this hateful contest ruined my father's rous soul was moved, in spite of bim. affairs, and broke his heart, therefore I self, by the noble manner of hisimagined hale ye! Go then--ever let me see enemy; he could not close his sense
you more, or! kuow not whitber my sguinst the inexpressible charın of his distruction and despair may lead me.
Aşin he struck his clasped hands “ The siguor was deceived by that
gainst his forehead, and stopped for air of composure which persons under wat of breath.
the most violent agony of grief some**] will bear any thing from you, times assume with the cunning of injot now,' said Giovanni, speaking sanity, to lull suspicion of their fatal quick and short; ' for I see you are not purpose. yourself. You cannot hate me, you " He took a light ; and having concaonoi be so unjust, you must see that ducted bisimpatient guest to a chamber, I am pot a hard and merciless man. repeated his exhortations, and bade
*** Oh, you court popularity per. him, good-night. haps!' exclaimed Cesario, maddened “ As the signor departed, Cesario shot by the indulgence be was giving to his the bolt of his door. He listened with passjons: 'tis fit you do, for I can tell gasping anxiety, till the steps of Calva you. that where niy father lies buried, were no longer audible: tben a wild there lies all the honour of your race.' and savage joy thrilled through him :
*** Popularity! murmured Giovanni, for he was free! - free, to seek the reand a tear glistened in his mildly re venge his soul thirsted for. proachful eye.
“With one spring he cleared the bal“ 'Twas ao injurious suspicion, and cony of bis window into the garden ; Cesario bad rather uttered than thought scaled its high wall; and was at the it : be dow stood gloomily silent ; door of Giovauni's house in the Strada ashamed of his own intemperance, yet Lomellino, without having once paused jealous of every feeling wbich could to take breath. He passed the servant softeo bim in favour of a Cigala." who let bim in, without a question,
By an incident which discovers The man koew bim too well, to give great ksowledge of human nature, the him any interruption, or to apprebend hostility of Cigala is subdued-he be any thing from the fierceness and comes attached to Giovanni-lhe in strangeness of his entry. Cesario, trcacy is sustained by confidence, and therefore, took the lofty staircase at a the former enemies are pledged to jo. bound, and burst into Giovanui's aparte dissolgble friendsbip. Jo the progress ment. of the story, Giovanni unconsciously “ Giovanni was sitting at a table, sapplants lsis friend in the affections of his face buried in bis bands. His hair bi mistress—ihe jealousy of Cesario is was all disordered, as if the actions of a ticited, and be again panis for venge perturbed spirit had scattered its broken aace.
- Calva spoke like a common man, “ So absorbed was he in painful to one but slightly affected by a coin thought, be did not hear the step of Cemua passion : he was used to see lovers sario, as he spraog through the pillared discarded and hearts change ; he was entrance: he drew a profound sigb, and ed also to the first burst of jealous as he sighed, he looked up. He then rage : and he dreaded only its first saw Cesario standing opposite to him, burt. He was, consequently, assiduous with such an expression of misery and to keep the rivals separate, till the meltingness in bis face; and that face recelment of the supplanted, should So wan, that he almost took it for his bare time to errol into contempt. apparation. He half rose, ejaculating
** Ccsario's share in the conversation some pious adjuration. Feat little besond an occasional mono Giovanni!' exclaimed Cesario, sidable ; condeinning himself to the approaching him, all bewildered with bance of appearing to listen, in grati. the revulsion of feeling which the mere teúctor the signor's well-intended kind sight of him, thus sad and aloue, had Dess. In fact,
he only heard the irritat caused. jag hom of a voice, without yielding Giovanni knew then, that it was allation to what it uttered.
Cesario; and he was stretching out his * When he thought he had endured hand to welcome him back, and to de. this jag enough for propriety, he rose mand the reason of his re-appearance, fronu bi, seat." Aliow me now to re wheo he saw bis friend's countenance tre,' he said, commanding his fluc suddenly convulsed, and a demon's Esating colour for an iostunt. I want frown alter every feature. Text--Lo-morrow we may consult toge " " Fla! have I proof again!' heex. th:
: you have promised me shclier claimed, precipitating himself upon the far to-night.'
table, und suatching from it the bracelet Europ. Jez. l'ol. LXXIII. Jan. 1818.
which Giovanni bad so unfortunately she wrings it from me ;-and now I taken up after it fell from the arm of own thai her persecuting love, iaBeatrice.
famed by my indifference * Cesario looked at this bracelet “ • Her persecuting love!' repeated eagerly, intently; then furiously dashing Cesario; her love !--your indiffeit on the door, and trampling it under rence !' and he burst into a withering bis feet, he cried out, " There, cursed laugh: then with a terrible voice, bauble!-defend yourself, false man !' • lufamous liar l' he exclaimed, ad. he continued rushing upon Giovanni, vancing; he raised his hand-was it a and putting his hand to his side in blow that fell ? search of his sword. The empty scab. “ Giovanni's sbudder was audible as bard mocked his grasp: for he knew he started back: from another hand, not what had passed in the grove at that blow had been the watch-word of the Palazzo Carega.
death ; but on Cesario, the wretched, “ His passions were now doubly in- misled Cesario, he only turned a look, flamed by disappointed fury, and he such a look! and ere the insult could darted his eyes round the room in be repeated, disappeared. the deadly hope of espying some wea
Cesario remained where Giovanni pon of offence.
had left him, motionless in mind as in “ At that moment bad Giovanni pos- body. He might be said to hare forgot sessed ten thousand lives, Cesario himself to stone! for he was only would have thought them all too few roused by the entrance of a domestic to slake his gasping vengeance: he who came in by chance. At sight of uttered some unconnected words of this person, recollection of what had horrid import, accompanied by certain just passed, flashed on bim ; but no wandering movements of the eye and longer feeling any of that devouring hand, which had an expression in them passion which demanded action, be even more horrible than his words. started forward in silence, and casting
“ Giovanni, however, looked at him round him a haggard look of amaze. awhile with a fearless though afflicted ment at what had happened, rushed aspect; then advancing, said,
from the scene." "What fatal suspicion thus mad. We forbcar to unravel the ingenious dens you ?-You suspect me of perfidy, fable which sustains the interest of Cesario, and I am innocent; in the suspence through these volumes, and in pame of God, be less violent, and hear which the character of Cesario is inme.'
variably predominant, but we will not "I waste no time in words,' ex dismiss the work, without observing claimed Cesario, fiercely repulsing bim;
that Giovanni reminds us of the author's answer medid I not see you in the Recluse ; whilst Cesario suggets a comCarega gardens, this nigbt, with Bea. parison with her Don Sebastian, a retrice? did I not hear the vows of love mark which those who have duly apprepass between you? did I not hear her ciated its merits, must be understood to declare- shame on that shameless imply admiration, and to convey cor. avowal! Away-away?
responding praise. “ • Cesario, if these lips,-this heart• Hence! Mock my blind faith
Memoirs relating to European and no longer ;--I heard-1 beard !--yon
siutic Turkey, selccled from Manubracelet too, I have kissed it on her
script Journals. By Robert Walarm a thousand times!- as you are a
pole, M.A. 1817. koight, lepd me a sword,-here, in this (Concluded from Vol. LXXII. page 526 ) spot, let us end one or both of us. In resuming this interesting work we I cannot, and you shall not live beyond have to regret that our narrow limits this hour.'
preclude the possibility of doing justice “ • But hear me, Cesario; and if to the merits of the respective writers. after that, you still thirst for my blood. The manuscript of Dr. Sibthorp con. why it is your's-alt your's. I call tains more information on the political Heaven to witness, (and I will prove economy of Greece, than we have been it to you,) that never by thought, able to collect from other volumes; and word, por deed, have I wronged you the classical papers of Corlyb and with Beatrice; is our bond of soul to Hawkins, of Colonel Squire and Mr. be broken at last by a womap? Nola Haygurlb, have scarcely left untouched
a single sabject that could interest the hospitably entertained by the Aga, and scholar or the antiquary, the naturalist besieged with questions by the natives, er the philosopher.
who were unable to comprehend the The papers which refer to Africa are motive of his visit, or even to conceive equally curious: the weil known dis. for what purpose he was provided with covery of Mr. Davison, who in 1765 a pencil. He had bere an opportunity penetrated into the chamber of the of witnessing a curious superstition great pyramid at Cairo, is, for the which from a remote period appears first time, commonicated to the public, to have been cherished by the Egyptians. and forms the subject of a very ingeni. “ During my visit, I obesrved an ous essay, by the learned editor, on the old Imam attempt to perform a cure pointing, and sculptural decorations on one of the natives, who came to employed by tbe Egyptians in their im- him on account of a head-ache from Dense catacombs.
which he suffered much paip. This The journal of Dr. Hume, who ar- was done in the following manner :rived at Rosetta in 1801, when Egypt The patient seated himself pear the was occupied by the French army, Imam, who, putting his finger and affords more minute descriptions of thumb to the patient's forehead, closed the inbabitants, and more copious de- them gradually together, pinching the tails respecting their domestic habits skin into wrinkles as he advanced, uland manners than we remember to have tering a prayer, spitting on the ground, met with in other travellers : but we and lastly on the part affected. This conbave been more particularly interested tinued for about a quarter of an hour, by the journals of Capt. Light, who in, and the patient rose up, thoroughly 1814 sailed up the Nile, belween Pbilæ convinced that he should soon be well." and Ibrim, in Nubia ; a country where On resuming his boat, Capt. Light Christianity and civilization once flou- pursued his course to Deboo, where he rished, but wbere igoorance, barbarisin, examined the remains of an Egyptian and misery, now exhibit the most re- temple. At Deboo be discovered also pulsive aspects.
the ruins of a superb edifice, and finally Haring proceeded by land from arrived at Pbilæ. Assouan, the ancient Syene, till he “ The inbabitants of the sbores of came to the shore opposite to Philæ ; he the Nile, between Philæ and Ibrim, tbere embarked in a small boat, and, seem to be a distinct race from those of with no other shelter than the branches the northern dictricts. The extent of of the palm trees, commenced bis this country is about one hundred and soyage. During several days he had fifty miles ; according to my course on to continue this tedious navigation, the Nile, I conceive it may be two occasionally visited by storms, or de hundred by water; it is estimated by taiped by an adverse wind, but fre. some travellers at much more. They queady gratified by the view of magni- are called by the Egyptians Gooblí
, Scent ruios. On arriving at Dukkey, meaning in Arabic, the people of the be found bimself obliged to pay a visit south. My boatman from Boulac apio the Cashief of Deir, whom he found plied this word generally to them all, seated beneath a palm tree, surrounded but called those living about the cataby a half naked retinue. This Prince racts, Berber. was dressed in a coarse linen shirt, “ 'Their colour is black ; but as we sat without slippers, but held in his advance from Cairo, the alteration band a pipe, which appeared to be the from white to the dusky hue of the badge of distinction. At parting he complexion is gradual, not sudden. presented Capt. Light with a sheep Their countenance approaches to that and a letier to his son, who, though of the Negro ; thick lips, fattisb nose only ten years of age, was the delegate and head; the body short and bones of bis authority at Deir.
slender. Those of the leg have the Capt. Light on reaching this village curve which is observed in the Negro received a visit from the little Cashief, form. The hair is curled and black, who formed his divan, and presided in but not woolly. Men of lighter comit with much manly dignity.
plexion may be found among them ; From Deir Capt. I.ight inade an ihey may be derived from intermaragreeable excursion by land towards riages with the Arabs, or be descended Ibrim, whose ruius did not, however, from the followers of Selin the second, 205 wer bis expectations : be was here who were left here upon his conquest
of the country. On the other hand, succeeding travellers ; in other words, at Galabshee, the people seemed to that cotemporary writers may meet with have more of the Negro conformation an Editor as judicious, as learoed, and of face than elsewhere ; thicker lips, liberal, as Mr. Walpole. and hair more tufted; as well as a more savage disposition “ The Arabic acquired from books
The Bard's Lament, a Vision; and and a teacher, had been of very little
olher Poems, sacred to the Memory of use to me even in Egypt itseif; but
tho Princess CHARLOTTE. By William here pot even in the vulgar dialect of
Lewis. pp. 28. the lower Nile would serve for common
It has been to us a subject of very intercourse, except in that district
considerable astonishment and regret, wbich extends from Dukkey to Deir, that an event so interesting, as that where the Nubian is lost and Arabic which has clothed a mighty nation in prevails again. This curious circum the habiliments of mourning, and from stance, connected with an observation that nation's centre to its remotest of the lighter colour of the people, circumference, and most extreme deleads to a belief that they are descended pendencies, has excited emotions, diffrom the Arabs. The Nubian, when ficult indeed to be described, but never spoken, reminded me of what I had
to be obliterated from memory,-that heard of the clucking of the Holteu an event so powerful as this, should tots ; it seems to be a succession of not have elicited Poetic commemoramonosyllables, accompanied with a tion in a manner more worthy of its rise and fall of voice that is not dis- awful subject, and more equal to its agreeable.
great occasion. Natural as were these “ la speaking of the government, expectations of such an apotheosis of law, and religion which prevailed our sainted Princess, they were doomed among them, I may observe, that to disappointment, for of all the Muses' although the cashief claims a nominal Tributes to departed excellence which command of the country, it extends have fallen under our inspection, cither no farther than sending his soldiers to in manuscript, or published, (and a collect the tax or rent called miri. The very large number it has been,) there pasha of Egypt was named as sovereign are few indeed which their authors in all transactions froin Cairo to ås. should not be ashamed to ow). 'The
Here and beyond, as far as I suddenness of the surprise, the intensewent, the reigning Sultan Mahmood ness of the shock, and the temporary was considered the sovereign, though derangement of every thoughe, save the cashief's power was plainly feared Unavailing grief, are all so many apo
logics for those who atteinpted to ex“ They look for redress of injuries to press their feelings in the burst of the their own means of revenge, which in moment, and who waited not until cases of blood extends from one gene- reflection had calmed their sorrow, ration to another, until blood is repaid and leisure had methodised their by blood. On this account they are thoughts. But we have now lying obliged to be ever on the watch, and before us, some dozen different elegiac armed, and in this manner even their Poems, ushered into public, long alter daily labours are carried on. The very such excuses were availing, and he boys go arnied.
raided into the world with all the • They profess to be followers of advantages of wove paper, superior Mahoniet, though I seldom observed printing, and hot-pressed pages, from any ritual parts of Islamism practised which we could select passages, at once by them. Once, upon my endeavouring astonishing by their ignorance, aud to make some of ihem comprehend the disgusting by their absurdity. benefit of obedience to the rules of In alluding to a disappointment, justice for the punishing of offences, which we are not singular in feeling, instead of pursuing the offender to we have much pride in voticing, en death in their usual manner, they possant, that our Magazine has conquoted the Koran to justify their re tained two of the best, we may say, quiring biood for blood.”
of the very best pieces, which have We shall be bappy to learn that the yet appeared on this melancholy subplan which has been successfully ex ject, and those two, wriiton to our emplified in this volume, is adopted by certain knowledge, on the spur of