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LONDON:

frinted by D. N. SHTJRT, No. 7, Berwick Street, Sobs,

FOR J. F. AND G. HUGHES, WIGMORE STREET,

CAVENDISH SftUARE,

1804.

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MEMOIRS,

CHAP. I.

True I've Wd thee, dearly lov'd thee,

Thro' an age of worldly woe;
How ungrateful I have prov'd thee,

Let my mournful exit thew,

THE retribution of virtue or vice does not always follow on this side of eternity. If the wife dispensations of omniscient Providence exceed the comprehension of human weakness, let us not A 3 impiously impiously arraign the regulations of that Being whose ways are just as they are inscrutable.—While we suffer from those misfortunes to which our own imprudence or the vicissitudes of unstable mortality subject us, let us humble our hearts to Him before whom the evanescent shadows of beauty, grandeur, and power are equally trivial, and acknowledge the truth of these assertions, while we peruse the following eventful story:

Henry was son to the Rev. Lionel Lenox: scarcely had the sirst dawn of reason beamed over his infant mind, when the sorrows of a beloved parent led the way to his own. His mother, the only child of General Cleveland, had irreconcilably offended her father, by a private marriage with Lenox, who,

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