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pleasure of driving her to and from and lady Mary to look at some the play; and enjoyed so large a horses for my curricle. portion of her sweet company, that I am in good humour with you,

[ In continuation. ) myself, and the whole world. In this pleasing temper I wish you a I have bought two beautiful good night.

roan horses : And while Seyinore

was looking at a lady's poney,which [ In continuation. ]

he had a mind to, for Mrs. Ilow

ard, lady Mary said, "Have yvu So Champly, after assuring him- never taken notice, Mr. Baderly, self that miss Lester's fortune was of an alteration at Walsinghamfull forty thousand pounds, has hall since your arrival ?' thought proper to avow himself Not till this morning, madam, her lover by an open declaration. I had not; but to day I thought

We have all, except lady Wal- I discovered an unusual depression singham and Linley (who set off on the countenance of some of our this morning to attend a sick un- friends.' cle,) been walking in the park ; Well, sir, I have observed an where, if you had been to haye alteration for some time back; seen the pert foppish airs of that but this morning I overheard some prince of fribbles, Champly, and words that make me tremble for the coy, the reserved, and then my beloved lady Walsingham. presently the sour, peevish beba- You, sir, are the confidential friend viour of his mistress, it would have of her husband-Warn, oh warn afiorded a fund of entertainment him to beware of the insidious for your facetious humour. voice of a siren--Lady Walsing

By the host I had rather make ham's peace ought not to be salove to my charming amazon, criticed to a faisé friend. queen Cleopatra, than to this fe • By Heaven, it shall not be ! male Proteus. She is so whimsi- said I, with passion. Seymore cally capricious, such a contrast at turned round-- What shall not different times, you would swear

be?' said he.--Lady Mary pressed it was impossible for one woman my arm--- Why, you shall not to have so many fantasies. Now drive this sweet girl back; you she will be all that is fashionably shall ride my horse (he had brought elegant, and sprightly; one of the her in his phaeton).' most playful, arch, provoking crea • Well, if lady Mary desire ittures I ever met with: in a few . I desire no such thing,' replied hours you will see her in a becom- she, with her face in a glow. ing dishabille, with a negligent • Come, coine, my dear girl, air, assuming all the bewitching I desire it, if you do not-and softness of languishing beauty. In will not be denied.' short she is a good olio: a medley I handed her in; Seymour. of whim, humour, wit, nonsense, mounted Termagant, and galloped beauty, and ugliness. So if you on before.. wish for variety in one,

As we proceeded she informed and throw yourself at the feet of me that the conversation she ale this farrago.

luded to passed between miss I an now going with Seymore Lester and her maid ; in which

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that perfidious wretch discovered lace. The bottom, the sleeves, and
so much malevolence toward her the bosom were Vandyked with
innocent friend, that she (indy black velvet, and displayed a most
Mary) was atraid her ladyship lovely neck and shape to great ad-
would feel her malice in the vantage: her hair glittered with
tenderest part ; for, by what she jewels, and her whole appearance
could hear, a contederacy was was strikingly beautiful.
formed to ensnare Walsingham's I asked if company was expect.
affections, and to alienate hiin ed. No one but lord Beautord
from his wife. Here's a devil ! was the answer.
but I'll watch her, and frusirute • But pray, Baderly,' said the
her schemes if possible!

siren, 'what were you doing with
My friendly informer said she your horses just now. were you
had spoken with more freedoin yiving us speciinens of driving;
to me than she could to any one or were you dull, and thought by
else, as she observed I admired ploughing up the road to discover
lady Walsingham, and had great wit: Ur had you an inclination to
influence with my lord. * And break lady Mary's neck."
I do hope,' continued the eloquent . Neither, madam.'
girl, (pressing her hand on my • Why, thou formal man of
arm) · through your mediation to starch, I believe in my conscience
prevent the diabolical scheme from you have been to a quakers' meet-
taking effect, and to shield ladying, or to a methodist sermon.'
Malsingham's heart from tlie bit * To neither, maduin.'
ter sensation of tiuding the human • Ha, ha, ridiculous: why then
bosom so very dissolute.'

I protest you have been making I pressed my gentle Mary's hand love to lady Mary,--and she has to my lips, and told her I would refused to hear you.- Ave, I see strain every nerve in the cause: I have it at last, by that ljush on cursed the infernal Lester with her cheeks, (the poor girldid blush) great emotion ;--- gave her to the and you don't answer with your devil a thousand times ; -- and, puritan Neither, madam.' with amazing dexterity, drove past Well, but my dear Mary, he the house ;-turned round ; --and has done the saine to five hundred was returning the way we had women, so don't believe him; for

I know he makes love to every • What are we going back for, foolisli thing he meets.' Mr. Laderly ' said my forgotten • Lady Mary is much obliged companion. -Good he:vens, ma to you, miss Lester, as well as dain! I don't know.' The horses myself, but you do iue injustice; were once more turned, and we for alighted. In the dining-room we found

• I kiss not where I wish to kill,

I feiun not love where 11:03t I hate, the company assembled, the treach

I break no sleep to win any will, erous Lester in the midst. Misa

I would not be a sister's fate: chief take her! I never saw her look

I scorn no poor,

I fear no rich, hall so charming before.

I feel no want, nor have too much.' She was dressed with studied elegance. A long white satin • Pogsessing these sentiments I robe, trimmed with a costly blond make love to no woman; but wish

come.

to preserve my liberty till I am so mounted on an empty beer barrel, happy as to meet a lady whose haranguing with all the fire of sentiments are congenial with my fancy_thundering out the tropes own.'

and figures of rhetoric; now pa"One blest with temper, whose un- thetically lamenting the oppression clouded ray

of power in well-turned periods; Caninake to-morrow cheerful as to-day;

and then denounc ng anathenas One who can love a sister's charms, or against all opponents : then again hear

endeavouring to beat your reasons Sighs for a daughter with unwounded into the stubborn, obstinate, stuear.'

pid heads of your ragged auditory;

who, no doubt, would attribute « And till I find such a one I en

more wisdom to you than to the deavour, when I see a fine face, whole aristocracy: Really it would or a graceful form, to regard them make a charming caricature; and merely as beautiful pictures, or fas- some leisure morning I may throw cinating automatons.

it on paper.' But as women from among I think,' said Mrs. Howard, whom I am to select a wife, oh (with more seriousness than usual) condemn me to perpetual celibacy: what Mr. Baderly has observed, aye, faith, to a halter, rather than

on the particular deformity of to a beautiful woman with a trea- vice, when cherished in a beauticherous heart. It is like enshrin- ful hosom, by no means deserved ing a venomous toad in a casket of such a reply as it met with. · Vice alabaster, which renders the foul in any shape blotches of the noxious inhabitant

• to be hated needs but to be seen.' the more conspicuous.

• So vice in a beauteous form is Yet when we see a face of expresdoubly hateful; it debases Hea- sive innocence, a bosom of snow, ven's fairest work. It is an en and the graces playing in every hancement of guilt to misapply movement of the elegant form, those graces which were designed to we feel loth to suppose it possible be the embellishments of virtue; that such a lovely structure should and render vice conspicuously be polluted by guilt, or that the eminent by affording it an asylum bewitching, specious appearance, where innocence and purity alone should cover the vile machinations should dwell.

of an envious, ungrateful heart. I looked stedfastly at miss Lester That such characters are not while I was speaking. Her com drawn by the pencil or Fancy we plexion varied several times; but, all know : would to heaven they before I concluded, she rallied her were.'— True,' interrupted Walspirits, and assuming a look, and singham ; but as in this charmtone of sorrow, exclaimed

ing circle none but the good, the • I am grieved, inexpressibly fair, are assembled, why should grieved, that government has abo we intrude such heterogeneous lished the corresponding society. characters even in imagination ?

He led her to the piano. She painted Sin in the form he has, sung

such a woman as this Lester would • Take, oh take those lips away!'

have been his model :- Voluptu(Walsingham singing the second) ous, artful, and insinuating, yet

beautiful. and confirmed my aphorism, that vice in a beautiful person is doubly and we had a very cheerful day.

Lord Beauford caine soon after, hatetui, aud trebly dangerous ; for though I know her vile design, I rode part of the way home with

In the evening Walsingham and and hate her for it, yet to hear her sing, and

him. On our return I introduced her gaze on

miss Lester in our conversation.coral lip and sparkling eye,' • She is a pretty girl,' said II found was impossible with

' A pretty girl! Baderly; by heaapathy. I considered her as a ven she is a divinity! I shruggerl snake-a siren, who lured but to my shoulders ; he observed the betray: and when she should be- motion. — Good Heaven ! why stow her person, all charming as the eyes of every soul here are it is, on the man of her choice, she blinded by prejudice to the perwould bring him more playnes fections of that incomparable than ever Pandora's box was said woinan !' to contain.

· Well, my lord, yours seem Thus thinking, I was inwardly amazingly enlightened ! And vexed at my gazing so long at her; though my eyes are not blinded, and turned away my eyes with yet they are absolutely dazzled disgust. Heavens! what a contrast not by your incomparable divinity, did they light on! Lady Walsing- but-your incoinparable wife !' ham had stole into the room un Ah, Charles ! she is an excelperceived. She was dressed in a lent woman !-Would to Heaven clear sprigged muslin robe, trim- she were yours! She would make med with lilac ; a Grecian head- you completely happy: You have dress, with pearl bandeaus, neck- had your run among the sex ; and lace, and bracelets.

when you marry you will coinShe looked the goddess of sim mence a quiet Benedict. Now I, plicity—the queen of beauty. as you know, saw lady Caroline

A glance from her mild expres- Aubry when I was very young:sive eye calmed my agitated spi- To see her was to love her ! You rits. I found I could now look at was then in Ireland, but you, no Lester. Her piercing black eyes doubt, remember the hopes and were fixed on me. I felt rather fears you were pestered with in any disconcerted; being conscious letters. My father was dead-i that the pleasure which the pre was without encumbrance. My sence of lady Walsingham afforded sister Julia's fortune was large, me was conspicuous in my couu and entirely independent of me. tenance. And yet I could not. I made proposals-was accepted look off her.

and suffered myself to be bound The chaste, modest smile, which in the chains of Hymen. I will irradiated her features, led me to confess to you, I thought them at think it was from such a coun that time golden chains, and fastenance that Milton drew his Eve, tened only by the blushing rose, And I am persuaded if he had not and ever-blooming myrtle--and

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it is but lately that I have found develop the end of it. I can only the Powers withered, the gold be grieved -- I cannot prevent the worn ott, and nothing to be seen blow, which I foresee will destroy but the durable iron.'

the peace of a woman, to whom I was going to speak, but he (if it were possible! I would with prevented me. I know what you transport give the name of would say, Baderly, but it won't

BADEBLY. do-while such a captivating girl as this bewitching Lester does me the honour to accept my assidui LONDON FASHIONS. ties, I must, and will, hope. Your {With an Engraring, elegantly cautions, iny dear fellow, I know,

coloured.) are well mcant ; but if after this evening you renew thein I shall 1. A SHORT Dress of white unpute it to envy at any good for- satin, or sarcenet, ornamented tune. Caronne is an amiable girl, round the bottom with a rich and if her winning beauty is in- worked border; puckered sleeves sufficient to secure her my heart, of white crape, and tucker of the Four known good sense will inform

same to correspond : the headyou that any other mediation will dress a purple net-handkerchief

, but widen the breach it was meant spangled, and embroidered with to close. I was silent. I saw that gold : shoes and gloves of white he' was deterinined to pursue his kid : white, cornelian, or pearl own ruin, and wound the heart of necklace. his charming wife.

2. A train-dress of crimson When we came in sight of the muslim, or crape, Vandyked round park he caught my hand : Ba- the boson and train with white derly,' said he, be not offended satin, with a tucker of fine pointwith me - I would to God I could lace ; sleeves open, and drawn give this affair op as easily as you together with a pearl broach, seem to think I might; but I can- through which is seen an une not:--Think as well as you can der-sleeve of white satin. Hair

This is the only point dressed close, with a twist or plait
on which we can disagree. Our round the head, and ornamented
friendship is of long standing-let with gold combs.
not a woman divide us.-You are
not in love with Helen yourself ?'
I assured himn I was not: – That
his honour, and the happiness of Account of M. GARNER'S two
lady Walsinghain, were my dear-

NOCTURNAL ASCENSIONs in his
He shook me by

BALLOON at Paris, particularly

of me.

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