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M A D N E S S;

A STORY TOO TRUE.

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Parties whose Names would perhaps he mentioned

were they less known or less lamented.

GOVERNOR. "Who did the bloody Deed ?
CROONOKO. The Deed was mine. .

Bloody I know it is; and I expeet
Tourlaws should tell me so. Thus self condemn'd.
I do refon myself into their hands;

The hands of Justice."
HARTWELL. " If this be not Love, it is Maunefs ;
and then, it is pardonable."

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DU B L I N:

PRINTED BY JAMES AND RICHARD BYRN, No. 18,

SYCAMORE-ALLEY,
FOR THE PROPRIETOR.

M.DCC. LXXX.

It is not necessary to say any thing by way of Preface, than to desire the Reader, who feels an Inclination to censure any of these Letters, will recollect the Persons by and to wliom, and the Situations in which, they were written.

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c o N T E N T s. vi
Letter

- hint from the Duke of C. and Lady G.

at St. Alban's.

17. Mr. H. to Miss Hunting. 26 Feb. 47

Impatient for her journey-lines on her

birth day--has fent his servant off to pre-

pare things where she is to stop

Miss to Mr. H. Hinchinbroek, 27 Feb. 50

His schemes are planned in vain-it is

settled she goes up poft, and goes

through in a day.

19. Mr. H. to Miss — Hockerill, 1 March. 52

Does not thank her for contirving to stop

at Hockerill, because she enjoined him

not; and the purity of his affection will

not suffer him-reminds her of a key fhe

promised him to the Admiralty, but de-

clares Lord S-'s roof shall never inore

be insulted with their joys a song.

20. The Same to the same. Can. Cof. Ho. 17 Mar. 55

Protefts solemnly that what he had just

told her about marrying her, came from

the bottom of his heart-never shall be

in his senses till she consents-will never

more suffer her to make him happy, till

she suffers him to make her his wife.

The Same to the Same. The same date. ib.

Insists upon her explaining what the
meant just now, by an insuferable reason

for not marryirg him.

Mifs -- to Mr. H. Admiraliy, the same day. 57

Fate stands between them—they are

doomed to be wretched-why cannot

they imitate Faldoni and Teresa?--he

could die with pleasure by his hand-

her insuperable reason is the circumstance

of her debts--the swears she will never

marry him while she owes a fhilling-

thanks him ior determining to drop all

particular iniercourse till their marri-

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