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At Exmouth, by the rev. Mr. Fel. to miss Smart, daughter of Richard lowes, Mr. Charles Freeman, son of Smart, esq. of Lamb's Conduit-street. John Freeman, esq. of Cornhill, Lon- 16. At Edinburgh, Robert Hardie, don, to Eliza, second daughter of Ed- esq. of Kelsu, to miss Miller, of Lonmund Burke, esq,

don. April 2. Mr. Charles Lestourgeon, At St. George's, Hanover-square, of Edmonton, to miss Elizabeth Buro lieut, colonel Rcade, of the Bengal esta. bidge, daughter of J. Burbidge, esq.blishment, to miss Reade, only daughter of Tottenham.

and heiress of the late Thomas Reade, • At Quart church, Salop, Harriot, sixth esq. of Little Stokc, Oxford. daughter of William Whitmore, esq. Win. Phillimore, esq. of Lincoln'sof Dudmaston, 10 Elias Isaac, of Wor- inn, to miss Almeria Thornton, young

est daughter of the late Godfrey Thorn In Dublin, Hans Hamilton, esq. ton, esq. of Muggahanger, Bedford, M. P. for the county of Dublin, to miss

shire. Anne Mitchell, daughter of Hugh Henry Mitchell, esq.

At Beckenham, in Kent, Brownlow Marrhew, of Clanville Lodge, Hants,

DEATHS. (54. to miss Naylor.

At Stamford, Lincolnshire, Thomas Jones, of Brecon, South Wales, to miss Anne Sharpe, of Stamford.

March 19. At his chambers, in LinMr. Wm.Green, to miss Dance, of coln's-inn, at an advanced age, Walter the Crown inn, Ludlow,

Long, esq. bencher of that hodourable Hugh Gordon, esq. late of Madras, society, and senior judge of the sheriff's to miss Elizabeth Forbes, daughter of

court of the city of London, W'm. Forbes, esq. of Eht.

After a short illness, Anna Ma. 4. Ai West Malling, Berks, William ria, third daughter of J. Nailer, esq. Henry Douce, tsp. third son of the late Queen-square, aged 19. Thomas Augustus Douce, esq. to miss

Mrs. Cuff, wife of Joseph Cuff, esq. Jane Downman, third daughter of lieut. Whitechapel. colonel Downman, of the royal ar

At Chertsey, in Surrey, Mrs. Sutillery.

sannah Wapshott, aged 65, wife of Ac Acton church, James Wolfe Mur. Richard Wapshott, esq. of that place. ray, of Cringlebe, esq. in Scotland, to In Doughty-street, Mrs. Moore, wimiss Isabella Strange, eldest daughter dow of Mr. Philip Moore, of Doctor's of James Strange, e q. in the service

Commons. of the honourable East India company,

26. At Brenchley, after a long ill. on the Madras establishment.

ness, Mrs. Katharine Foster, aged 66. Ac St. George's, Hanover-square,

At the house of sir M. Cnolmely, Mr. Francis Des' Anges, third son of

bart. Mrs. Harrison, the lady of John William Des' Anges, esq. of Spital. Harrison, esq. of Norton place, Lincolnhelds, to miss Amelia Kust, élvest shire, and mother to lady Cholmely. daughter of George Kuse, esq. of Chie April 3. In the 79th year of his

age, chester.

at his scar at Santon Downham, Suffoik, At Edmonton, James Lonsdale, esq.

Charles Sloane, earl Cadogan, viscount

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FOR MAY, 1807.

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I The Unexpected Declaration, 231 | 15 Colonel Vassall and Captain Keit,
2 Solitary Walks in a Country Church-

233 | 16 The Stroller,

270 9 Letter to J. M. L.

235 17 Anecdote of Signora Tesi, 271 4 Signer Naldi,

236 18. POETICAL ESSAYS The Spaniel's 5 Miscellancous Observationis, 236 Petition Iddress to a Blackbird 6 Harriet Vernon; or, Characters from Stanzas on the cutting down of a real Life,

237 favourite Elm-Tnc old Cat's Pe. 7 A Night Walk in May, 246 tition ------ Jemima-Acrostics 8 Alphonso and Almira,

249 Hand-bill of a Scot, h Innkeeper, 9 Letters to a young Lady,

253 To Miss T. Y.-Song, ‘Caiblicn 10 Account of the new Opera, called Nolan'Sunner-Ode on the Ap

Peter the Great;'or, 'Wooden. proach of Spring-Stanzas

272276 11 The Elville Fainily Secrets, 256 19 Foreign News,

277 12 London Fashions, 261 20 Home News,

280 13 Parisian Fashions, 261 21 Births,

283 14 On the Progress of Sociery and 22 Marriages,

283 Manners in Scotland, 261 | 23 Deaths,



This Number is embellished with the following Copper-Plates :


1 The UNEXPECTED DECLARATION. 2 PORTRAIT Of Signor NALDI. V3 LONDON Fashionable EVENING FULL Dress. 4 An elegant new Pattern for the BORDER of a Vril.

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WE are much obliged to W.M. T. for his communications ; we have no doubt that the long Poem he speaks of may be inserted, perhaps at once, at any rate at twice, and shall be very happy to receive it.

We hope S. Y. will not overlook the notice annexed to one of his pieces in the poetical department.

Belinda's Essay is intended for our next.
R. P's. pieces were received, but require revision.

We entertain a very favourable opinion of C. D.'s specimen, and hope we shall hear again frons bin.



FOR MAY, 1807.



(With an elegant Engraving.) THE first temptations and in- panions, they invariably took part clinations to swerve from the paths with each other. When they had of honour and propriety of conduct attained to more mature years, the ought to be carefully guarded against, same disinterested friendship contiand firmly resisted, as otherwise we nued between them; and though may insensibly be led into the most they were now sometimes separated reprehensible errors, the effects of from each other for considerable inwhich may prove fatal to all our tervals, an espistolary corresponda futare peace and happiness. ence maintained their inviolable con

Charles Euston and Frederic Bar. nection; and their temporary sepalow, having been educated in the rations seemed only to render their same public seminary, had contracted attachment to each other still more an intimacy with each other which close and strong. increased every day into the closest When a few years had thus passed connection, and with their ripening on, a more tender and more forcible years produced the warmest and most passion than that of friendship arose in enthusiastic friendship. In their ihe breast of Mr. Euston. He had seen youthful sports they were inseparable, Amelia Warton. He saw, and he and they seemed to possess their little admired; he admired, and he loved; property in common. Neither could he loved, and he sought her approbawant any thing that belonged to the tion of his passion. This his sincere other, for the moment his wish was and natural expression of his ardent discovered by his companion it was affection soon obtained; for Ameat his disposal. In their business in lia was no coquetre, and a stranger the school, each aided the other to to affectation. With a most delithe utmost of his ability; and in cate modesty, and in a language ang little dispute with their com. which the heart well understands,


she gave her consent that he should cially when it could only be done by love her; and Mr. Euston felt a acting in the most treacherous manhappiness utterly unknown to him ner towards the man with whom he before. He seemed as it were to be had always lived in habits of the born into a new world, a strictest and most ardent friendship. world of transcendent felicity.

But Mr. Barlow did not attempt In his next letter to his friend to restrain his reprehensible passion, Frederic, he communicated to him but suffered it to increasé. upon him his happine:s. He described his till he formed the perfidious design to lovely Amelia in the most glowing supplant, if possible, his friend. He and rapturous language. - He expa- found some opportunities of being tiated on the delicacy of her man.' with Amelia when Mr. Euston was ners, the gentleness of her disposition, not present, for the generous dispoand the benign goodness of her heart. sition of the latter prevented his In short, she formed almost the only perceiving or even suspecting the subject of his letter ; for as he could designs of his now treacherous friend. think of nothing else, so of nothing On these occasions he always spoke to else could he write.

her very slightingly of Mr. Euston, A short time after Mr. Barlow and endeavoured to insinuate that he made a visit to his friend Euston, and was by no means the man he appearwas by him introduced to the idol of ed to be either in character, disposihis heart, the charming Amelia, tion, or property.

When he hoped Fatal, alas! was the introduction to that by these suggestions he had all the parties. Mr. Barlow had made some impression on her, he smiled at the panegyric of his friend took an opportunity, when they were George,on the beauties and admirable alone in a park near the residence of qualities of his mistress ; he had Mr. Euston, to throw himself in a taken it for merely the rhapsody of suppliant posture, and make a most a lover who bad been blinded, to de. vehement declaration of his passion. tects by his passion': but when Amelia , was thunder-s!ruck, and he beheld Amelia, he was so struck stood slike one almost deprived of at the first sight of her, that all the sense. When she had recovered hereulogiums of his friend appeared to self a little from the first shock, she hiny poor and barren, in comparison endeavoured to get from him: but he with her excellence. The more he forcibly detained her, and behaved as gazed, and the more he conversed if frantic; while she trembled in the with her, the more he admired ber; utmost agitation, and cried out aloud and this admiration soon became a for assistance, under the strongest immost violent passion, which might be pressions of fear for her person. called love, could that name be given It chanced that at this very time to what is contrary to every obliga- Mr.Euston had unexpectedly returned tion of honour, to every claim of home, and was come into the park in friendship Though the solemn quest of his dear Amelia and his

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