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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, Ginhand with filial fondness, when the vanni approached him; and weighing door of the apartment he really sat every word, ere it fell from him, lest it in opened hastily, and the vision va should wound the delicacy, or kindle nished.
the inflammable passions of his unwilRising in disorder, he looked with ling hearer, he opened his commisindignant amazement upon the person sion. tbat entered : it was Giovanoi 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 assorIt means any thing but offence,” ing him, that, althougb the Cigali replied the former, gently, but stea- family could not allow the right of their dily advancing.
title to be disputed, (since indeed the is • You come for my thanks, per most satisfactory proofs of that right haps," said the other abruptly, had been sanctitied by the decision of services rendered me in the portico of incorruptible judges, they abhorred the the seigniory? You have them, sig. idea of ravishing it from one who had
I thank you.--I thank you ! hitherto believed bimself its undoubted There ! do not urge me further'. heir.- 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 evideutly desirous of thus terminating estate to the property from which it the interview.
had been unlawfully dismembered two “ Giovanni still advanced, though centuries back. with an air of respect and dignity. They prayed bim to consider them “ I should not have intruded on you, as its purchasers; and having had 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 ducats on the of disdain ; Giovanni 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 bas award- your race hearts !' exclaimed he indiged to my father.”
nantly, that you believe I am sorrow“ Your father !--name him not, if iog over a few bags of dross ? Not ail you would have me endure your sight the wealth of Peru can be a compensa. a siogle moment. My fatber! where is tion to me: take back your ducats. I he i-lo his grave! and who rified would neither have sold nor given my him of life? - who tore in his dying em. birth-place 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 prisosi, but “The impassioned young man dashed never will I seal the triamph of the his forehead against his hand in a Cigali, by accepling gold from them as phrenzy of recollection, and vainly a boon.' tried to stific groan.
“I would your just grief were less “Giovanni looked at him with in- intemperate!' said Giovanni patiently; creasing commiseration; a feeling of you would then admit that we have another sort reddened his cheek, and right on our side, though grievous has allered his voice as he said, “The been its enforcement.' cause of this indignation honours you “I care not for right, I know not too much, signor, for inelo remind you where it lies; I seek not to discover!' in strong terms, 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; mel'
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 beart, therefore I self, by the noble manner of bis imagined bate ye! Go then-never let me see enemy; he could not close bis sepse you more, or I know not whither my against the inexpressible charnı of his distraction and despair may lead me.'
Again he struck his clasped hands “ The signor was deceived by that against his forehead, and stopped for air of composure which persons under want of breath.
the most violent agony of grief some***] will bear any thing from you, times assume with the cunning of injust now,' said Giovanni, speaking sanity, to lull suspicion of their fatal quick and short ; ' for I see you are not purpose. yourself. You cannot bate me, you “He took a light; and having concannot be so unjust, you must see that ducted hisiinpatient guest to a chamber, I am not 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 i: dulgence he was giving to his the bolt of his door. He listened with passions: · 'tis fit you do; for I can tell gasping anxiety, till the steps of Calva you, that where my father lies buried, were no longer audible: then a wild ihere 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 an injurious suspicion, and cony of his window into the garden ; Cesario had rather uttered than thought scaled its bigh wall; and was at the it : he now stood gloomily silent; door of Giovanni's house in the Strada asbamed of his own intemperance, yet Lomellino, without having once paused jealous of every feeling wbich could to take breath. He passed the servant soften him in favour of a Cigala.” who let bin in, without a question,
By an incident which discovers The man knew bim too well, to give great knowledge of human nature, the bim any interruption, or to apprehend hostility of Cigala is subdued-he be any thing from the fierceness and comes attached to Giovanni—the in- strangeness of his entry. Cesario, timacy is sustained by confidence, and therefore, took the lofty staircase at a the former enemies are pledged to in- bound, and burst into Giovanni's apart. dissoluble friendship. Jo the progress ment. of the story, Giovanni unconsciously “ Giovanni was sitting at a table, supplants his friend in the affections of his face buried in his hands. His hair his mistress—the jealousy of Cesario is was all disordered, as if the actions of a excited, and he again pauts for venge. perturbed spirit had scattered its broken ance. · Calva spoke like a common man,
“ So absorbed was he in painful to one but slightly affected by a come thought, he did not hear the step of Ce. mon passion : he was used to see loverssario, as he sprang through the pillared discarded and hearts change ; he was entrance: he drew a profound sigh, and used 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 bim, burst. He was, consequently, assiduous with such an expression of misery and to keep the rivals separate, till the meltingness in his face; and that face resentment of the supplanted, should so wan, that he almost took it for his lrave time to cool into contempt. apparation. He half rose, ejaculating
** Cesario's share in the conversation some pious adjuration. went little beyond an occasional mono " · Giovanni!'exclaimed Cesario, syllable; condemning himself to the approaching him, all bewildered with penance of appearing to listen, in grati- the revulsion of feeling which the mere tude for the sigoor's well-intended kind. sight of him, thus sad and alone, had less. In fact, he only heard the irritat caused. ing hum of a voice, without yielding “ Giovanni knew then, that it was attention to what it uttered.
Cesario; and he was stretching out his “ Wher he thought he had endured band to welcome him back, and to dethis long enough for propriety, he rose maird the reason of his re-appearance, from his seat. • Allow me now to re when he saw his friend's countenance tire,' he said, commanding his fluc-' suddenly convulsed, and a demons tuating colour for an instant. •I want frown alter every feature. rest-to-morrow we may consult toge. “ • Ha! bave i proof again!' he exther : you have promised me shelter claimed, precipitating bimself upon the for to-night.
table, and snatching from it the bracelet Europ. Maz. ILLYXII. Jan. 1818.
pon of offence.
which Giovanni had so unfortunately she wrings it from me ;-and now I taken up after it fell from the arm of own that her persecuting love, ia. Beatrice.
famed by my indifference " Cesario looked at this bracelet
Her persecuting love!' repeated eagerly, intently; then furiously dashing Cesario; her love ! - your indifeit on the floor, and trampling it under rence !' and he burst into a witheriog. his feet, he cried out, “There, cutsed laugh: then with a terrible voice, bauble!-defend yourself, false man !' • lufamous liar !' be exclaimed, ad. he continued rushing upon Giovanni, vancing; he raised his hand-was it a and putting his hand to bis side in blow that fell? search of his sword. The empty scab. “ Giovanni's shudder was audible as bard mocked his grasp: for he knew he started back : from another hand, not what had passed in the
that blow had been the watcb word of the Palazzo Carega.
death ; but on Cesario, the wretcbed, “ His passions were now doubly in misled Cesario, he only turned a look, famed by disappointed fury, and he
such a look! and ere the insult could darted his eyes round the room in be repealed, disappeared. the deadly bope of espying some wea. “ Cesario remained where Giovanni
had left him, motionless in mind as in “ At that moment had Giovanni pos. body. He might be said to have 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 bis gasping vengeance :
he who came in by chance. Al sight of uttered some unconnected words of this person, recollection of what had horrid import, accompanied by certain just passed, flasbed on bim; but uo wandering movements of the eye and longer feeling any of that devouring hand, which had an expression in them passion which demanded action, he even more horrible than his words. started forward in silence, and casting
“ Giovanni, however, looked at him round bim a haggard look of amaze: awbile with a fearless though afflicted ment at what had happened, rushed aspect; then advancing, said,
froin the scene.” • • What fatal suspicion thus mad. We forbear 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 througb these rolumes, and in name of God, be less violent, and hear which the character of Cesario is inmc.
variably predominant, but we will not "I waste no time in words,' ex dismiss the work, without observing claimed Cesario, fiercely repulsing him ; that Giovanni reminds us of the author's
answer medid I not see you in the Recluse ; whilst Cesario suggets a coin. Carega gardens, this night, 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 shanieless imply admiration, and to convey corarowal ! Away-away!
responding praise. “ • Cesario, if these lips, this heart• Hence! Mock my blind faith
Memoirs relating to European and no longer ;-I heard heard !-yon
Asiatic Turkey, selccled from Manu. bracelet too,-l have kissed it on her
script Journals. By Robert Wal. aron a thousand times ! -as you are a
pole, M.A. 1817. knight, lend 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 parrow limits tbis 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. Sibtborp conwhy it is your's-all your's. I call tains more information on the political Heaven to witness, (and I will prove econonay of Greece, than we have been it to you,) that never by thought, able to collect from other volumes; and word, nor 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 woman? No! Haygarth, bave scarcely left untouched
a single subject that could interest the hospitably entertained by the Aga, and scholar or the antiquary, the naturalist besieged with questions by the natives, or 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 dise for what purpose he was provided with covery of Mr. Davison, who in 1765 a pencil. He had here 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, commandicated 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 Iman attempt to perform a cure pointing, and sculptural decorations on one of the natives, who came to employed by the Egyptians in their im- him on account of a head-ache from mense catacombs.
which he suffered much pain. 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 near the was occupied by the French army, Imam, who, putting his finger and affords more minute descriptions of thumb lo the patient's forehead, closed the inhabitants, and more copious de them gradually, together, pinching the fails respecting their domestic habits skin into wrinkles as he advanced, utand 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 conhave been more particularly interested inued for about a quarter of an hour, by the journals of Capt. Light, who io and the patient rose up, thoroughly 1814 sailed up the Nile, belweeu Pbilæe 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 bis course to Deboo, where he rished, but where ignorance, barbarism, examined the remains of an Egyptian and misery, now exhibit the most re temple. At Deboo he discovered also pulsive aspects.
the ruins of a superb edifice, and finally Having proceeded by land from arrived at Philæe. Assouan, the ancient Syene, till he 6. The inbabitants of the shores of came to the shore opposite to Philæ ; he the Nile, between Philæ and Ibrim, there embarked in a sinall 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 his this country is about one hundred and voyage. "Dusing 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 tained by an adverse wind, but fre. some travellers at much more. They quently gratified by the view of magni are called by the Egyptians Goobli, ficent ruins. On arriving at Dukkey, meaning in Arabic, the people of the be found himself obliged to pay a visit south. My boatman from Boulac apto the Cashief of Deir, whom be found plied this word generally to them all, seated beneath a palm tree, surrounded but called those liviug about the cata. by a balf 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, tbe alteration hand a pipe, wbich 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 letter to his son, who, though of the Negro ; thick lips, Aattish nose only ten years of age, was the delegate and head; the body short and bones of his 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 sisit from the little Cashief, form. The hair is curied and black, who formed his divan, and presided in but not woolly. Men of lighter comit with much nuanly dignity.
plexion may be found among them ; From Deir Capt. Light inade an they may be derived from intermar. agreeable excursion by land towards riages with the Arabs, or be descended Ibriin, whose ruius did not, however, from the followers of Selim the second, answer bis expectations : he was here who were left bere upon his conquest
of the country. On the other hand, succeeding travellers ; in other words, at Galabshee, the people seemed to that eotemporary writers may meet with have more of the Negro conformation an Editor as judicious, as learned, 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
other Poems, sacred to the demory of use to me even in Egypt itselt'; but
th• PRINCESS CHARLOTTE. By William here not 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, which extends froin 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, circunference, 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 clocking of the Hotten 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 disc awful subject, and more equal to its agreeable.
great occasion Naturiil as were these " In speaking of the government, expectations of such an apotheosis of Jaw, 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 excelience which command of the country, it extends have fallen under our inspection, either 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 from Cairo to As should not be ashamed to own. The
Here and beyond, as far as I suddenness of the surprise, the intensewent, the reigning Sultan Mahmood mess of the shock, and the lemporary was considered the sovereign, though derangement of every thought, save the cashief's power was plainly feared unavaving grief, are all so many apo
logies for those who allempted 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 bad 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 after daily labours are carried on. The very such excuses were availing, and he. boys go arned.
ralded into the world with all the “ They profess to be followers of advantages of wove paper, superior Mahoniei, 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, and to make some of them 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 noticing, in death in their usual manner, they pussaul, that our Magazine has conquoied the Koran to justify their re tained two of the best, we may say, quiring blood for blood.”
of the very best pieces, which bave We shall be happy to learn that the yet appeared on this melancholy subplan which has been successfully ex. ject, and those two, written to our emplified in this volume, is adopted by ccrlain kuowledge, on the spur of