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and his neglect of his lady, of whose knew both the parties notwithstand. amiable good qualities he continually ing their disguise, informed him of pronounced the warmest eulogium. the fact, at the same time that he But neither his remonstrances nor professed ignorance of the person of panegyric bad any great effect on for the seducer." Now, fir George, George, who continued the fame (raid he) there is a wide field open dislipated and disgraceful conduct. for brilliant and fashionable adven.
Mr. Harbord, however, did not ture. You must pursue the faithless renounce the society of his friend; he fugitive and the decoying intriguer rather appeared to seek it more ear- through the world ; and you must nestly, that he might find some op wath away the indignity you have portunity to reclaim him. In this suffered with the blood of your an. design he at length had the happi-tagonist, or gloriously tall yourself ness to succeed, by taking advantage in the fanguinary conflict.” of an incident to which he chanced " Sir, (replied the other) I am to be witness, and of which he made not much disposed to listen to these a use characteristic of his blunt and rhetorical fights. I certainly must honeft manners.
revenge the indignity I have receiv. A masquerade was given at a place ed : We must pursue the aggressor." of public entertainment, to which fir “ Come, come, (answered his George and miss Clata repaired; fir feiend) cut no man's throat for ren, George in a domino, and the lady indering you a service. You now see some fancy-dress expressive of her how little there was either of attach. taste and wit. Mr. Harbord was ment or gratitude in the delicate Jikewise there, to amufe himself by creature you were so devoted to.". observing the humours, the occa- “ I never was so weak as to feel fional wit, but much more the ge- much paffion for her: but there are neral dulness and absurdity of the entanglements a man may not always company.
be able to break through, which may It chanced that a gay and gallant produce habits not easily subdued." nobleman, versed in intrigue, had “ Well, well, (exclaimed Mr. conceived a polite penchant for the Harbord) let us mention the husley person of the accomplished miss no more. You shall go and spend Clara (with whom he had contrived the evening with a very different to effect an acquaintance, in one or lady. Faith, George, she is an an, two interviews); and now, his par- gel! But you shall judge when you fions being excited in a higher degree lee her. My carriage Thall convey by this festive meeting, he made such us to her immediately. brilliant praffers, if the would con- Sir George consented to this profent to an immediate elopement from pofal, more from caring little whither the guardian protection of her pre- he went, than from any other reason; sent patron, that the fidelity of the and his friend taking him in his frail fair was completely overpower- carriage, and drawing up the blinds, ed; and flie left her enamoured swain conveyed him, without his noticing to console himself for her lofs in the it, into one of the apartments of Mr. mode that thould seem good unto Harbord's own house. him.
As this house was at no great Sir George, when he first missed distance from that of lady Wilford's his inestimable jewel, would not have uncle, Mr. Harbord, apologising for known immediately in what manner leaving for George alone for a few The had left him, had not Mr. Har minutes, haftened thither; and, rebord, who had witnessed at a distance lating the incident which had lately the whole transaction, and who well taken place, prevailed on fir George's
ALONZO THE BRAVE, AND The tables they groan'd with the weight FAIR IMOGINE;
of the feast;
(ccasid, A ROMANCE.
Nor yet had the laughter and merriment [From a Novel, entitled “The Monk."]
When the bell at the castle tolld'
Warrior fo bold and a virgin fo bright
Convers'd, as they sat on the green; Then firft, with amazement, Fair ImoThey gaz'd on each other with tender gine found, delight!
[knight- That a stranger was plac'd by her side. Alonzo the Brave was the name of the His air was terrific; he utter'd no found;
The maid's was the Fair Imogine. He spokenot, -he mov’dnot, -he look'd “ And, oh! (said the youth) fince to
not aroundmorrow I go
But earnestly gaz'd on the bride! To fight in a far diftant land, His vizor was clos'd, and gigantic his Your tears for my absence soon ceasing height; to flow,
[beftow His armour was fable to view:Some other will court you, and you will All pleasure and laughter were hulh'd On a wealthier suitor your hand!”
at his fight; [in affright; "Oh, hulh these suspicions, (fair Imoginc The dogs, as they ey'd him, drew back said)
The lights in the chamber bura'd blue! Offenfive to love and to me!
His presence all bosoms appear'd to disFor, if you be living, or if you be dead, may ; Iswcar by the Virgin, that none, in your The guests fat in filence and fear; stead,
At length spoke the bride, while The Shall husband of Imogine be.
trembled, "I pray, "Ife'er I, by luft or by wealth led alide, Sir knight, that your belmet aside you Forget my Alonzo ihe Brave,
would lay, God grant, that, to punilh my falsehood And deign to partake of our cheer !"
and pride, [my side, -The lady is filent: the stranger complics; Your ghoft at the marriage may sit by His vizor he lowly unclos'd:May tax me with perjury, claim me as Oh, God! what a light met fair Imobride,
gioe's cyes ! [furprise, And bear me away to the grave !" What words can express her dismay and To Palestine haften'd the hero fo bold;
When a skeleton's head was expos'd! His love the lamented him fore:
All present then utter'd a terrified Mout, But, scarce had a twelvemonth claps’d, Allturn’d with difguft from the scene; when, behold,
The worms they crept in, and the worms A baron, allcover'd with jewels and gold,
they crept out, [about, Arrir'd at Fair Imogine's door! And sported his eyes and bis temples His treasure, his presents, his spacious While the spectre address’d Imogine: domain,
“Behold me, thou false one ! behold me! Soon made her untrue to her vows:
(he cried) Hc dazzled her eyes, he bewilder'd her
Remember Alonzo the Brave!
(vain God grants, that, to punish thy falsehood He caught her affections fo light and so
(thy fide, And carried her home to his house!
My ghost at thy marriage should fit by And now had the marriage been bleft by should tax thee with perjury, claim thee the priest;
as bride, The revelry now was begun; And bear thee away to the grave !"
Thus saying, his arms round the lady he | Le ciel, souvent terrible en fes decrets, wound,
M'ora la moitié de moi meme: While loudly she shriek'd in dismay; Je resistois-Mon fils, tu m'ordonnuis Then funk with his prey through the De calmer ma douleur extreme. wide-yawning ground!
Mais 'un exil s'il faut subir la loi, Nor ever again was Fair Imogine found,
Comment supporter ma misère? Or the spectre who bore her away. Comment mourir, si je ne puis de toi Not long liv'd the baron; and none since Porter un baiser à ta mère ?
that ine To inhabit the castle presume; For chroniclestell, ihat, by order sublime,
IMITATION, There Imogine suffers the pain of her
By HELEN MARIA WILLIAMS. crime, And mourns her deplorable doom.
MY child! and must I far from thee At midnight four times in each year Each day, a ling’ring age to me,
The hateful load of life fullain? does her fpright, When mortals in Number are bound,
Augments thy captive father's pain. Array'd in her bridal apparel of white, Thy sportive hand, my babe, undrew Appear in the hall with the skeleton- Each morn the curtains of my bed; knight,
And every care my bofom knew, And shriek, as he whirls her around! At eve in thy endearments fled. While they drink out of kulls newly Now here erchain'd, my soul's delight! torn from the grave,
[feen: In vain for thee ac morn I call; Dancing round them the spectres are
Unbleft, my infant, by thy Sight, Their liquor is blood, and this horr ble The gloomy fhades of evening fall. stave
[the Brave, Thine arms around my neck, we rove They bowl-"To the health of Alonzo No more thro'flow'ry paths of bliss ; And his confort, the False Imogine!” Where, with the warbluigs of the grove,
How sweetly blend: thy frequent kiss!
Oft when the cherith'd dream of night LINES
Has plac'd thee on my yearning breaft, Written by a Gentleman during a long The clanking fetter puts to fight
confinement in Paris, and addrified to The image that my foul caress'd. his son, only your years of age, who I saw in beauty's early bloom had 10jt bis mother a few months Thy iender mother yield her breath; after his birth.
For thee I livid- for thee my doom mon cher fils ! faudra-t-il loin de.
I mourn, of exile, or of death. toi
Alas, in exile what despair! Trainer long-tems mon existance? Thele eyes no more iny child fhall see! Un siécle, hélas! chaque jour devant moi In death what pangsm-unless I bear
S'écoule in doublant ma souffrance. Thy mother one embrace from thee! Chaque matin, je voyois mes rideaux
S'ouvrir fous ta main innocente;
On Wrexham, and the inhabitants of its Mais en prison - en proie au désespoir,
By Mifs SEWARD.
PROUD of her ancient race, Britan-
[glows, Je courois les champs, le bocage;
Where, in her Wales, another Edea Et cenr bailers donnés à chaque pas, And all her fons, to truth and honour Des oiseaux couvroient le ramage.
[fare. Mais lorsqu'vn songe au milieu de la nuit Prove they deserve the paradife ebey
Sur mon fein t'apporte et te place, Thrice happy Wrexham, 'mid thy Au bruit des fere foudain ton ombre fuit!
neighb'ring groves (the Loves, Je m'éveille, et mon sang se glace. Stray, with twin'd arms, the Virtves, and