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Vj h!k Utu tnl ii-.''m a:,lmi".... 'f'i
(It i to conceive M. Simoml, in hi
tiavi h in Switerlamlj how the runs ilet rathe,
ctmucctcii us it it with the recollections of eml
lif., it l:aur.'( and iu attachments, atnf recall
iiijf tlie plare, the tilings, the persons with
whui the iiidiviihiitt early unitetl, might
pu fi-fully a.iTrct the Swiss ptasnit, when Car
nr moved from hit ovn country, and liii luppy
bowe. ll fore the revolution or France, thit
tun. wan f irbiihlrn to bi' jUvt-cl by tlie ban Is
of t'ir '.n regiments nerving in that countr).
Fi t it vkt no utieommuii thaijj to fuul une or
more of llie poor t'i'Il ,ws, alWr the playing tif
tTif t iwt (At tin Am, cumposetlly lay tlovtn his
am and instantly walk home to the place of
K birth.)
From 7Wmoi' lllunrntioni 0 .Ifictioit.
HANZ DRS VACIIF.7 hiititid.
Oil! vihen shall I see, now distant tYom ffic,
The swttt hhxmuuf bowers
Of inlaiicy'i hours ?
The icetief of my youth, affection, am! trutli,
Our mow-piled mountains,
The ilirystalied fountains
Our rtdlcvs of freedom, the pride of the earth
Oh ! when vlu.II I be, Helvetia, with thee '
The clime of my sires the land of my birth J
JDcar objects of love, wherever 1 rove.
My father, my mother,
My siter, my brother
Afld her lov'd so well, the young I-nbelle,
Memory's fond trrsujre
Of infantile pleamirr,
Jo vfclleyt of freedom, the pride of the earth!
Oh ! when i'uII 1 be, Helvetia, by thee .
The dime of my sirts the land of my birth.
Tlvu lovely orb ! nritin I had
'1 liv br;(fhr, yet pensive ncenutitf rriy,
No iiiddly bn-aking thro' tlie paJe
A 'id fading hue of iliy
Th'- parple tint has left the hreivt
yon blue summit, dim nd far;
And !y retiring, leaves the utkt
To thy mild reign, sweet star!
How oft beneath thy early liht,
F.r planet, have 1 sirsy'd at even ;
TV hen hope, I ke thee, soiling1 bright
And life, von cloutlhrj heav'it 1
ThoSi- days of U'ss are mine no more
1 ife al:tri, looks not now as then ;
0, 'me can ne'er my jo restore,
Irr Lop deceive again '
7c' still, this saiden'd bosom fceis
A thrill of momentary bhis,
Vhtn niciii'ry's whivper on tnc iei'.j
In twilight hour like this.
'ar ' how welcome then the hour,
W inn thou awak'st tl.v maiden sn.ih.
V hen. freed from arrow's cl.afiiing power,
Mvo.d is blt awhile-
ltrvT V.Wrwcts, Jir.
Variety N h- vey :oce f I ff,
I hat ifive it alt iuttor.
fan tiu mromi .
TUT. TH IX f J.OH FRS. j questing him to discontinue his visits, j pi, ture. L-dv S . -iT 11; w a set-sitih .
" Will yo.i buy m flower said a ' ibe wept over it a flood of tears ; hut , artful and agree able, but had 1 cither
neat l.tlle girl addrcssu g herself to a she w as resolute until s'n -had d spin h-! sense nor art enough w make I im
y 11 g lady in Chcsnut Street, and hdd-1 d the note to his residence. Tin n she 1 think her so agree Jde as his w ilc.
ing out at the same time a small basket , repented of it, and then again n as ned . When she had left him tired f acting
0 ntaining some nsrs, " they arc new - j!t into the belief that she had ac- the nmmsv while she had in reahtv
iy blown and fresh ; buy a red ne for j ted right. Sre waited for the result ;'dl the slights ot a ife, .'nd 11 ii u r
your hair. Miss; here's one that w ill ! not ithout many anxiously cherished est with him the o pnsin. n nCcLttdto
loi k delichtful entwined amonc those 1 hones that he would call for an enla- rrv no hi r virtue, nnd the t hbratinni.
pretty locks." " INot ;. rose, my child,", nation. Uut she only lenmrcl the the king had to her r r cor.-it.tiig (,jimi:"u" u,m "'""h" 111
aaidielady, "th-re are thorns amimg note was delivered into his hanjs; and seem his tes-, w hile in n alitv'sh. r'r"c4' a hvtdv pleasure whenever it
th.m butVll take this litdle flower, ; about a month afterwards In sailed for h..d c fir 1 d him to mere friendship I hunderetl. The Tmkish Spy, who
it look so lovely and sweet ; ch, it's a j England. This was an end to the mat- a iid-cuious pntence. as he was . 'ell us he would rail er enr.unti r-i li
F'.rget me not!' " Pardon mc, Miss,";lcr. Charles went into !)uinm t 1.,m n an n the world to Lur taste lor j01' 5" ,1C ,e;;c,ts lf A'.-! ia, ptovided
renbed the child. ' that flower is n?a-! Liverpool, but never married, anil 1 tall nt . 1 d that ith nwi.. Mu' butaswoid in his hand, th;s
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cm. i" wnom: " 10 master
1 T t H 'I'
Ca rles Ltland.' "Charles Leland,; lite to th care of her ;ge d mother,
indeed," said the lady, " w ell but here's J and ministering to the I the
ai other, what a beautiful pair!" 41 They 'poor and distressed around htr.
are both for that gentle man," said the! At-ut forty years alter I.tland left
litdegrl "On, a fig for him," said the j Philadelphia, Harriet paid a visit to
y ong lady, but an arch smile played New-York, and dining m : large ccm
upon her cheek, as she said it, anil 1 pany otic day, an old gentleman, v. ho
something sparkled in her beautiful i it seems was a bachelor, bt ing called
dark eye that told a tale her hps rtfus-(upon to defend the fraternity to which
cd . utter, while she ingeniou?lv be belonged from the nsptrs'nns r.l
m ukd both the favorite flowers, and some cf the vourger and nioie form -
returned them to the basket; then '
ch im p jr a Utile bunch of r. sen she!
vvalkul homi,ltaviug the flower giil
to Isit the r-st of her cost imrs.
Love is impatient; and Harriet coun-
ted the tedious non trs as she sat at
h window an 1 listened for the w ell
k wn rap- The clock struck nine,
a 'vet Leland did not appear; she
thought she had been neglerted of late,
I. .1.1 fl It
m i men me nowu. vr unrw trrv
rcre iavorius f hers, auu Jic thought
O U'.fi .C If.f'U illi lllfu a, uUa U'
ar him nay, H rr'nH, I'orijvt tut not,
,uutJ ho a swen atuncmci.t for any
ittlc tIVnccs punt. But once the
"might stole on her bosom, perhaps
:ifv arc destined tor another. She
iaiiiuhed with ;t si;h, ;iivl it h..rdly ts
jptd hircro Chatlea Ltland cnterrtl.
S.'ie rose to receive hitn,und he yi:mly
luok her hand " Atct iit,
saiu in',
" in v humhlc 1 iTcrinp and Inrgct uc
Harriet interrupted him .tho attempt
i d to place a llower in her bo-i'iin
'where is the other," said she, as she
playfully put hack bh hand. A mo
mentsiletice eniued ; Charles ap'pi ar
fd embarrassed, nd Harriet rccollctt
inf her"elf, blushed deeply and turned
ijfl; but the flower was nut ofhred
gain, and Charles had only said for
get me.
l his could not have been iiU he in
tended to say ; but mutual reserve ren
dered the remainder -f the event g
. old, formal and insipid j and when Le
i .nd t'-ok leave, Harriet felt more than
ever clis-utislirtl. As it was not yet
late in the evening, she resolved to dis
sipate the melancholy that this little in
terview, in spite of all her efforts to
laugh at it, kit on her mind, by spend
ing a few minutes at u neighb .r's, whose
three dtughters were her most inti
mate friends.
The youtigcst cf these ladies was a
gay and interesting girl; .mil was the
first to meet and welcome hr friend,
hut as she held out her hand. Harriet
discovered u little flowtr in it, it was
a Forget me not;" she examined it
it was one of Lcl .nd's ; the mark
she had made upon it when she took
it from the basket of the fhver girl,
was there. This was at the moment
an unfortunate discovery. S"'e h.d
heard that Chatles frequently visited
this iamily, and that he even paid at
tention to .lane ; hut she had never be
fore believed il; and now she thutlcler
ed at the idea of admitting that for
once rumor told truth. " Where did
you get this pretty fl wer, Jmir," said
she; " Of a he:iti,tobe sure." said.Ianc,
anhly; don't )ou hte--" Fcrgd v:t
H5f," and as she took haik tnc llow r,
1 should not like to till where 1 got
it; I'll wear it on my bosom t ough
cotr.t: sii.g :
I'll dearly love that pretty flower,
For h' ouii lalcc who hid nie keep it
I'll v. ear it in inv be mi's
" Hush, ,1 mr," said Haniet, in.errup
ting her, "my hcd aches, and your j more doubtful afterwards : the forimr
singing distracts me," " Ah f it's your ( he distinguished very near as s'.rn,and
he;trt," said .Jar.e, " or you would not never deviated from it. Hi under
loi.ksod.di" " Will, ifitis my heart," standing was not near s dcf.t ietit, its Harriet, as she turned to conceal it was imagined; bu; though his char
her tears, " it docs n t brcunie a friend acter changid txtremelv in the wotld,
totrifle with it." Sheinlended toon-1 it was wiih ut foundation ; for wheth
vey a double meaning in this reply, cr he deserved to be so much ridicu
but it was r.ot taken, and .is soon as led as he had been in ti e former part
possible he returned home. ' of his reign, or so respected as in the
A sleepless night followed ; and the latter, he was consistent in himsi If.and
TVS or t K. (IvMtnlvl k-Mit It k .. I. 'f-. 1.. H II,
1 " , " a"v 'b' '"
Mt' . , , . L , . ,
! bhe had engaged her hand to Liland
i six months btf re ; the time appointed mixture of parade in tlu m : he tn a
, for their union w as approaching fast j ted mv lady Suffolk, and afterwards
and he acted thus ! " If he w ants tn br Lady Y .rmoutli, as his mi'-trrs-.c s,
freed firm his engagement, said she
,m nersru, "iwm gve rtm no ir u -
'ble."nnd she sat down and wrotc.rr -
i t I.' .. t -M i-
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II . : I : I . .1 .... 1 I
iiarriei remained sn kic ; urotui ner
nate part of the company, told a story
about Philadelphia, and a courtship
and ;.n engagement, which he alltgrcl
was hn ktn i fl v bis canrii ious mis-
tress, for no other reason than his of-
j firing her a new blown Fit get me-nct,
; six wei ks be fore she to h. e been
made his w ife. " But was there nnoth
er cause," isked Harriet, u ho sat r rarh
opposite the stranger, at d eyed him
n intenM run. sm " iscne. to n v
1 knowledge, as Heaven is my witness"
-'"Ihru wkit did you do with the I
othci tl .vv-rj" said Hat r'atthe strnn-
gt-r gazed with astonishment ; H was
Leland himself, and he recognired his
Harriet, though almost half a century
had passed since they had met, and the
mischief made by the twin flower, was
all explained away, and might have
boen forty years before, had Charles
said he had lost one of the frorget mc
nots, or h id .lane said she found it.
The old couple never married, but they
corresponded constantly afterwards, k
I alwa)8thoiight Ihrrictlooked happi
er after this meeting than ever ihe did
Now I have only to say, at the con
clusion of mv story, to the juvenile
reader, never let an attachment b- ah
runtlv hr ken off: let an interview and
a candid exnlanati -n speedily follow
every misunderstando'tr. l or the ten-
d-rest and mst valuable aitVcti- n
when won, will be the easiest wounded,
and believe, there is much truth in
Tom Moore's sentiment :
" A something light as air a look,
A word unkind or wrongly taken
The love- that tempest l ever shook,
A breath a touch like this has shaken."
The king had fewer sensations of
revenge, or, at least, knew how to
herd i' em better than .:nv man w ho
ever sat upon a throne. The insult
he experienced from his own, .nd those
I'bliged servants, never provoked him
enough to make bi n venture the re
pose of his people or his own. If any
object of his hate fell in his way, he
did 1. ot pique himself upon heroic for
giveness, but would indulge it at the
expense of his integrity, tln-ugh not of
his safety
n- .a r. 1 Innprl ktrirflv
e was reckoned strictly
honest; but the burning of his father's
will nvst be an 1 delible blt upon his
memory; as a mu.h later of
his refusing to pardon a young man
who hid been c .r.demned .it Oxford
for a most trifling forgery, contrary to
all example, when n commended tu
mercy h" the judgr merelv Ltcause
Willis, w ho wa-. ..: t hi d to tli .- Prince
of Wales, had tru d him, and ;issund
h.m his pardon will stjuip Ms name
,u.crueo,i,.o s ,., r . , . u,-,
position w.,smrrcilul, if theollc nee w as
lrt ,,,! r ii;, a,,rfl rki
not murder. His .nana v as mncn ,
with cruelty, tho gh ! general 1 la uis
I ess 1 qv 1 vocal than his Oir.-ge : he h id
dist nguished '.ne latter early ; it grew
liuiiouuiv nicrii..ri.,u r .oSu,u. u.
other passio.s w ere, Germany, the at -
mv, and women. U th the hitter had
while he admired only the Qot c-n ; and
, i.ever ilescrned wh tln- tliougiitwas
'a handsome woman hut he drew her
, -
. . . . . . .
, man wlu yasclcat: l.aii i .irir.tulh
w.,s in.-iTcr.sivr. and att.miv,- , nlv
ol.-n.iirr :!lnl to sillinrr t i-raPf.
1 ! r 1 - j
w hf m ver she had an oiinortunil v. The
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. i..t .., n .1 1 u f .
Mini 11 rnu wvi 11 ruiimi u imiu ii.ii iii i 1
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g verring him hy address ; and it was
not then known how easily he was to
be governed hy fear. Indeed, there
were few arts hy which he was not go
verncd at some time cr tthcrof his
life ; for not to mention die late Duki
of Argv le, v ho grew a favorite f y im
posing himself upon him for brave ;
n.r lord Wilmington, who impost d
h-msclf upon him for the Lord knot's
what; the qui en govt ir.ul him by dis
simulation, by vfhclrd tindcrn'ss and
def. rente : Sir llobet t Wnlpole by abil
ities and ir fluei ic in the house of com
mons; Lord Granv l'e by flatterii g
him in his German politics; the Dukt
ft Ni v castle hyte zinp and betray irp
Inn; 1W. Pilhm l.y InlWiij' bin
the only man by whom Mr. Ptlhara
was not bullied h'unself. Who.iridecd, I
had not sometimes weight wall the
king, except his children and m mis-! und torgive me you are tlie peopu
tresses? With them he maintained I who lower religion in the eyes id its
all the reserve and majesty of his rank. 1 enemies. The openly profane, the
He had the haughtiness of Henry the j avowed enemies ot God and goodness,
eighth, without his spirit ; the avarice ! confirm the truths they mean to oppose,
of' Heurv the seventh, without his ex- ; illustrate the doctrines they deny, anii
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actions; the indignities ot -Lliarles tnc ;
first, without his bigotry for his pre-, lieve. Hut yon, like an inadequate
rogative ; the vexations of King Wil- and faithless prop, overturn the edifice
liam, with as little skill in the manage- which you pretend to support. When
mcnt of parties ; and the gruss gallant- an acute and keen eyed infidel ineas
ry f his father, without his good na- tires your lives with the rule by which
ture or his honesty : he might, per- you profess to walk ; he finds so little
haps, have been honest, if In: had nev- analogy between them, the copy is so
er hated his father, or had ever Lveil unlike th pattern, that thi3 inconstan.
h':s son
Many have itnagiu ul Unir limbs to
be mad.; of glass, of wax, he. of enor
mous size, and of fantastic d shape ;
and others have even fancied them
selves (bad.
In the memoir of count D" Maure
pas, published last, wc fndan ac
cou'it of a most singular hypochondri
ac iu the person of the I'rince of llour
hon ; he once imagined himself . hare,
and Wf.uld not suiler a bed to be rung
in his palace, est the noise should drive
him to the woods ; at another time he
fancied himself to be a ;, ;uvd as he
stood in the garden insisted on being
watered. He sometimes -afterwards
thought he was i.'.Xt.', ref.ised nourish
ment, for which he said he had no fur
ther occasi .11. This w him w mild have
proved fatal, if his friend had not on
trived to di-guise t"'" i -.ons, who
were introduced to h'ni .n his grand
fa her and i;r.-Uuli Luxemburg, and
who, after some conversation eoi ceru-
ii'ir trie Miides, ltn iteu turn to tunc
Willi niaiSllal llirtnilC. vur I1P() -
1 11 r .... t - I. . . IDilUweu l.irui lil'tJ .ilii. 'I
prepared for the purr
c, v. hi re hi
mad; a hearty meal. While tins turn
of disorder prevailed, he always (
in the cellar with some noble ghsi.
We are also informed, that this strange
malady did not incapacitate him for
business, especially when his interest sionsntustaspecbl..tivt,reasonirgsun
wasconcerneJ.Thisa". countTs drawn ' tlc draw from such premises ? Is i;
from the Appendix to the Monthly any wonder that such phrases as a bru
Review for December, 1795. ' ken spirit, a contrite heart, poverty i l
Fcrhans antipathies. m.iv not unapt- . M'irit. refraining the soul, keeping i;
..a amoncst the t'ilectBol the-
' l'l-cul amongst tnctincts 01 toe
niacina-.ion. Chevran observes, there
are certain na urai antipatnies unicni""NW3i sul" imiuinam um.
appear very extnordin .rv. of whi h : brines are a "stumbling block" t pr,
he eives several instances. There I fessing Christians, who cannot alwavs
have b-.en persons who have fainted at
'idourif roses: ( tliirs, with grea
ter re ison, q iU the table at (he smell
of cheese; and I have teen more than
r,e .jerson trtial.
before a lap-dog.
A ma t was so i rij-1 lined at the si"ht
of a hedgthog, that he thought lor
more than two years ifteru arils, that
Ids bowels were gnawed by
m il. The great F.rasmus" had sMch r' enjoins good habits and righi mo
an aversion to f;-h that he could not, lives: it seldom inculcates those splen
m fi'er the smell without growini; k vt r- did deeds whiih make heroes, or those
ish. If apples were ofl red to Dm hes- !"n;dirg sentences wjiuh constitute
nc, stcretarv of Fraiu'.i the Fit si, I r,'i'"snrhcrs ; but it e njoin-i the hardc:
the blood i"''u-d from his lips, and a
gentle; n an
hetoiurit to t!
1 tor
I r en.n and, was convulse ; w i t tu tr
j he heard the mewing ol a t at. Hen
I ry III. cf France, ceuld iif-t sit in a
! room whi le a cat w as. The Duke of
Schomhi-rg h.ul the s aiir.- aversion
V. nghm im, th Klect.-.r's huntsman at
Hanovir, ted r ran ;tway at the
sight if a roasted pi,'. The philj
sophical Hoyle foul 1 r.ct rorqaer a
stroi g aversion to the soui.d of w ater thro', a pipe! I. a Mothc le
Vaver could rot scihr the sound of
1: .1 l, L..
1 I-. I tiu.Lr T iu 1 1 1. 1 1 .11 !
r craw line on him in il.e
1 I
to'(1;,rK. .b'iciousiy uv en c mat
11 1 l f
. ' " 'f " ' 1 '"
1 .t
li I tlllIV0 K I V 1 M V llinon 1 i
in manv nun. lie
lie liuniiiuriiuslv ;it-
I 1 . . I . . . . . I. . . I. a . I . . a . . . . . A
uiouiea li.eui iu n c mnuuiv 11 111c
transmigration of the soul, and stippo
ses himself to have hem once a fly, be
fore he came into his hotly, and that
having been frequently persecuted w ilh
spiders in that state, he still remained
n clrei.d of his old tnemy, and which
a1! the circumstances of his present
metamorphoses were not alle to efface.
In a word, these antipathies are so far
Irom being uncommon, that I doubt,
not, every one can recollect persons
who are susceptible of such affections.
T.XTft.lCTS nuioiovi.
I shall conclude these loose and im
niethodical hints with a gener 1 nd
ibess 10 ihrst who content themselves
with a decent profession of the doc-
triocs; ifistcaiiof auiUgcnt discharge
ot the amies 01 nribiunuy. ucntve,
accompisr.n me preuicuuus mey uiboc-
ry ol yours is the pass turougn winch
his most dangerous attu k is made. .
And I must confess, that, of all the
arguments, which the malignant indus
try of infidelity has been able to mus
ter, the conduct of professing Chris,
thins seems ro me to be the. only ci.e
which is really capable of staggering 3
man of sense. lie hears of a spnitu
al and self-denying religion ; he reads
the beatitudes ; he observes that th.
grand artillery of the Gospel is plan
ted against pride. He then turns ta
the transcript of this perfect original;
the lives which pretend to be fashioned
by it. There he sees, with triumphal;:
derision, that pride, self-love, scli'-su;-f.cieuey,
unbounded personal expencc,
and an inordinate appetite for pleasure,
are reputable vices in the eyes of thor.
who acknowledge the truth of the
Christian doctrines. He weighs that,
meekness to w hich a blessing is prom
ised, with that arrogai ce which is too
common to be very dishonourable. !!
compares that mm-conformity to th
world, .hich the liiblc makes the cri
terion of a believer, with that rage for
I MniiKinwrlt tinlrh tfim I'unt 1, ! r-.l
: '
, , i.,,..,,.,,. ,t. . Christian. .11.- n. .
1- - - -
(itises the self-denying and lowly char
acter of the Author of our faith with
the sensual practices of his follower,.
He f.ndi little resemblance between
the restraints prescribed, and the grat
ifications indulged in. What ci-nclii-
low, and casting down high im.g,,,.
o . b h.
tions,shouldbe to the unbi hever' h u.-
. i 1 ;t: 1,
! c-rdially relish a religion which pio
fessedlv tells them it was sent to stain
the pride of human glory, and to in-
till VI l " ' JIHIL 1
liwl.- tfinrr ?
Hut though the passive and self-denying
virtues are not high in the esteem
of good sort i f people, yet tht v arc
! peculiarly the evangelical virtues. The
woild txti ls brilliant actions ; tlie i
ask ol renouncing self, ol living un
corrupted in the world, rf subduing
btsittiug sins, and of not thinking oi
ourselves more highly than we ought.
I he acquisition of glory was the pre
cept of other religions, the contempt ot
it is the perfection of Christianity.
Let us then be consist-nt and wc
shall suyir be contemptible, even in
llie eyes of our enemies. Let not the
unbeliever say that we have one- r,t t if
opinions for our theory, and another
for our practice ; that to the vulgar
We shew the rou-h and thorny way to heur'r.
Mlnle wc hc primrose pith .if dalliance treal.
It would become our characters as
men of sense, 1 f which consistency is
a most unequivocal proof, to choose
some rule and abide hy it. An extem
pore Christian is a lidiculous charac
ter. Fixed principles will be f allow
ed by a consistent course of action ;
while indecision c f spirit v. iii produce
insta!.:!'.:y of conduct. If there be a
inodi.1 which we profess to admire, let
us square cur lives by il. If the Ko
ran of Mahomet, or die revelations ol
Zoroaster, be a perfect idct let us
follow one of them. If cither F.picu
rus, Zi no, or Confucius, be the pecu
liar object of our veneration and res
pect, let us fashion our conduct ly the
dictates of their philosophy ; and then,
though we may be wronrj, wc shatl not
he absurd. Hut if the Uible be in truth
the word of God, as we profess to be
lieve, wc need look no farther for
consummate pattern. Let us then
make it the rule of practice here, if it
is indeed tn be the rule of cur judg
ment hereafter.
In the l:mt ihiyi slmll come scoffers walkin
afi r 'ln-iv nvn li!vtN ?. e. 3 Pet. c. iii. v. .1 will.
a multitude of other texts to tin; inns purci,.-.
-. .iw.

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