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Thus forced on ways unlike each former way,
In vain, by fortune's smiles, thrice affluent made,
INHABITANTS OF THE ALMS-HOUSE.
She early found herself mistress of herself All she did was right: all she said was admired. Early, very early, did she dismiss blushes from her cheek : she could not blush, because she could not doubt; and silence, what. ever was the subject, was as much a stranger to her as diffidence.
Quo fugit Venus? heu! Quove color? decens
Horatius, lib. iv. od. 13.
Her lively and pleasant Manners—Her Reading and Decision
-Her Intercourse with different Classes of Society-Her Kind of Character—The favoured Lover-Her Management of him : his of her-After one Period, Clelia with an Attorney: her Manner and Situation there—Another such Period, when her Fortune still declines-Mistress of an Inn-A Widow-Another such Interval: she becomes poor and infirm, but still vain and frivolous—The fallen Vanity-Admitted into the House : meets Blaney.