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sop awbile where I am-my counsel then, you know these affairs of knightmay be required. Colonel, I wish you errantry do not so often occur in our a good night. I shall return to my sobermioded country as they do iu the men before dawn, that I may examine more southern regious of the world ;, the villain whom you gave in charge

so that there is less seen here than there, to them. Adieu, sir, for the pre. of those kindling energies and warm sent.”- The Colonel withdrew, filled sympathies which take the beart by surwith the most disquieting conjectures prise, and set fire to its whole train of upon what had passed He knew Doo combustible feelings"_" Aud blow up Emanuel to be a favourite with the infa- all fidelity, and honour, and truth, in mous Godoy. He knew, also, that he had the explosion; is it not so, Mr. L-?" been in the confidence of Joseph Buo- -"It may be so, Miss Julia," replied naparte, the Usueper of Ferdinand's the Lecturer, “ but you will please lo . throne; but he was unwilling to follow recollect that I had not yet given you the progress of bis suspicions created any reason to presume, from the warraby the broken sentences of the wretched tive, that our poor Colonel was so com-, father. The daughter was of eminent pletely ignited, or that his heart was so beauty, to which the agitation of her in Hanimable." — " Well," cried Mrs. miod had given a character of superior, " this business of a first love influence, which had not failed of its seems to bave been made a great point impressive effect. He felt, also, some.. among the grandfathers and graudmo.. thing like gratification, of peculiar in- thers of the preseot generation of Da. terest to bis heart, at having been the mmons and Musidoras; but, Heaveu be fortunate means of her escape from an praised, we have had the good sense to implication which, although he could ihrow off such foolish shackles of ro. pot as yet fully comprehend, he was mantic folly; and are at all events wiser, enabled to guess at as involving many if we are not more loving, than our extraordinary evenls.” - Here, Miss Juo progenitors."-" and so, Madam," said. lia interrupted the narration of the tale, Miss Julia, because you are more by remindiog him, that the Colonel was koowing and less affectionate now.a. already engaged to a Lady in England ;; days, you would have it inferred that " I bope, Mr. L-, he did not forget you are more worthy of respect and af. his first attachment. Thus far I am. fection than the venerable ladies and quite diposed to admire the Colonel as a gentlemen whom you have upbraided brave and honourable man; but if he with being so foolishly faithful, and so suffers bis affections to stray from their ridiculously romantic in honourable atfaithfulness I shall detest him."-"My tachment."-"Yes, to be sure," said the good young Lady!" replied the Lęc- Cily Curale, who seeined to think that turer, “ you are to take into account Julia's observation held out to his hopes the very peculiar circumstances of the a sentiment of prospective promise, and adventure-A beautiful woman in the therefore deserved support.-—"Yes, to most perilous danger-This beautiful be sure, a young lady in the present enwoman rescued from that danger by bis lightened period of society, if she is to valour-The grateful acknowledgnients take exampple from the matron fidelity with wbich she hailed bim as her delje of her elders among the sex, will be too verer-The energy given to the expres- wise, or think herself so, which perhaps, sion of her features, by the dignity of is much the same as to the event, io. the manner in which she made these ac- biod herself by any pledge of constancy. knowledgments; and then the natural when she cannot tell but the fashion impulse wbich a generous heart always may alter, and she may be compelled to feels, to regard with affection the object break the vow of ber first engagemeot, to wbom we are so happy as to render that she may be like other folks, as the any material service, especially when saying is ; for God knows, that the inothat object is a young and lovely fe- ralities of the heart are put oil and ou male, for Dona Miranda Fodeya was by the beaux and belles, married and not yet nineteen."" And pray, good unmarried, of our times, with as little Sir, rejoined Miss Julia, " were you concern of conscience, as the ove feels informed that the Colonel's betrothed in changing the tie of their cravats, or wife, the Barrister's daughter in Eng. the other in graduating the height of Jand, was not young and lovely?"- their petticoats.”_" Tudeed, Sir! and ** In truth, madam, I cannot assert that is this your opinion of the infuence of she was uot," said Mr. L-i but, fashion upon the heart?" exclaimed

Lady S. “I am bold enough to good thing of one of these feathers, and meet so high and mighty a censor of the I have been thinking they would not be upper world of society by telling you, a bad article for speculation."'--"A very that the tie of a cravat and the gradu. bad one, indeed, Sir B-" observed ation of a petticoat, are matters of far Lady s- ** for the profits generally more consistency, and higher import- depend upon a very precarious contract, ance than the silly fancies of a couple of which I rather conceive would not very sighiog turtles ; who, because they well suit your purpose, my good Sir.". think their responsive cooings, the only “If I could always insure such promis note which all the birds of the air should ing customers as your Ladyship,” use, despise the excursive flights, and plied Sir B-," I should not fear emthe unrestrained warblings of the lark, barking in the business.” The Reveas loose and - wanlon.”—“ Ah! Lady rend Doctor, with much gravity, inS" quickly replied Miss Julia, clining his head forward, and placing what an unfortunate simile have you his right hand upon his heart, begged chosen to give a point to your sarcasın to interpose a word or two in reference High as the lark may soar, even till it to the turn which the conversation bad is lost in ætherial expanse and sings at taken. “Mith much deference, Miss Heaven's gate, yet it remembers. the Julia, I cannot but feel, and I venture lowly spot where its expecting mate to presume that the company in geneawaits its return, and drops into the ral have acknowledged the same sentiwarm nest of its wedded love with a ment, that your interroption of Mr. swifter wing than that which wafted it. L.'s tale has unfortunately opened an into the boundless fields of light."- access to much inconsiderate trilling “ Faith, Madam,” retorted Lady s upon the most solemn act of crimi. “ all that is mighty pretty, and would nality that can stain the human heart enrich the imagination of some love. with sinful perpetration. I commend sick sonnetteer, but trust me, good your ingenuous warmth in advocating young Lady, the bird would never re- ihe first tender emotions of the purest turn to its earthly home, if it could passion that can ennoble our nature; build another nest on the sun beam."- but here I must crave your pardon, “ But Lady S. --, had it this facility, while I go so far as to assert that as yet such a bird could never become a bird no indication has been given of Colonel of Paradise."--" Ladies," said the V—'s having even meditated that un-' Doctor of Divinity, " allow me to worthy violation of his early compact bring you down from the skies, which I of which you have prejudged him; and hope in good time will be the abode of I cannot avoid trespassing so much upon both, and give me leave to interpose a Mr. M-8 metaphorical allusions to remark, that Paradise was the first seat the borrowed plumage of the female of that ballowed love which the Creator bead-dress, as to declare that he bas sanctioned with his fiat as the pure adopted too light an image to characbond of social union, and neither fa- terise the enormities of conjugal infishion nor folly, if I may so separate delity and maternal neglect. Adultery them, can find any privilege in bis Di.. is, indeed, the sin of the age, and the vine law that warrants either contempt aynals of our social life cast a glare of or violation of the celestial principle.” infamy upon the character of a British -". Except,” cried M—" in the matron, to which I greatly fear not even croak of the cuckoo, and of all the birds the numerous bright examples of virtuof the air this seems to be the most in ons wives, by which we have the hapfashion. I remember that the plures piness to see the social path illumined, of the bird of paradise were deemed the can sufficiently reconcile our charitable most elegant decoration for the head anxieties. Hideous as the crime is in dress of our belles ; and I have also itself, its evil consequences are still seen the bandeau of many a careless more appalling. It turns the most mother among our female fashionables beautiful face into a Medusa's head, symbolically ornamented with those of and strips the most lovely woman of all the ostrich; but now "motley is your the enchantment of her charms, wbile only wear," and the cuckow's pinion is it robs the domestic sphere of one of its adopted by many a married female as a most resplendent stars.”-“0, most su. feather in her cap.”—“ Aye, aye!" perlative Sir, let me be allowed," cried ejaculated the city Baronet, my worthy Lady S- “to implore you will spare friend Alderosan Warey made a very the weaker Tessels, and content yourself

with a grateful recollection of the three- nomous attack upon some hapless intros fold strength with which your successive der, so rose the Doctor with equal me. unions might have enabled you to dis- nace to reply, but the Poet perceiving course most eloquently in the defence of the meditated mischief, hastened to our much calumniated sex."_" Ma- rescue the destined victim from its dam,” rejoined the Doctor, “I do rejoice, baneful effects."Tanlæne animis cæyes, verily, and I will glory in the bappi- lestibus ira! I implore a parley beness of my lot-to your Ladyship Ileave, tween the conflicting powers.. Lady, then since it must be so, the justifica- s-, we must admire the poignancy tion of those women who have debased of your repartees. And for you, Reve their holiest interests, and brought dis- rend Sir, we must be equally sensible of grace upon their sex, misery upon their your wisdom and charity, which called husbands, dishonour upon their fami- ibem forth: but allow me to remind Jies, and infauny on themselves. But you, that the tale bas been stopped in before your Ladyship avow yourself the its progress, and I am willing to hope, patroness of such accumulated guilt, I that in its continuance we may enjoy. beg to call your reflection to one cer. something not less amusive than what tain result of its frequency, in which your talents at disputation can furnish. you may perhaps be induced to admit I would, therefore, with the permission some consciousness of personal concern. of the company, request Mr. L- to A Hippant levity before marriage is not go on with his relation.”—“ Most cerunlikely to throw suspicion over those tainly,” said the Lecturer, “ I am enviews which it has long been the custom tirely at your service; but I must plead to conclude are the most prominent in my claim to your attention, and your the honest expectations of every spins- guarantee from farther interruption, ter; and it is not an uncommon thing otherwise I fear that, like Sterne's tale for men who would make good hus- of the King of Bohemia and his Casbands to confess is a quality in a tles, my story will not get farther than single woman which to them always acts the beginning, before it will be time to with a repulsive influence, however it may separate. Arrived at his quarters, Col. serve to catch the more unwary flutterer V-found a letter brougbt by a solamong those who mistake assurance dier from the General of his division, for fashion, and impertinence for wit. requesting to see him as early in the "I cry your mercy, good Doctor!" morning as possible. The picquet guard exclaimed Lady s with her large had taken the surviving bravo to the eyes unusually extended in an affected next in command, in the absence of Don stare of astonisbment; " I forgot that Alonzo; the man had made a confesthe sententious cynics of the age have sion of the whole affair, and the officer lately been nibbing their pens a-fresh, had thought it incumbent upon him to and adding a larger portion of gail to send bim to the general, who, undertheir ink, for the profound purpose of standing that Col. V- had attended provjog, that vice is vicious and guilt the Lady, to her family, sent for him criminal ; but I was not before aware, that he might be made acquainted with until I had heard it pronounced by the the circumstances, and regulate his conlips of one of those tender-hearted gen- duct accordingly. At break of day, tlemen, that vice is to be attached to therefore, the Colonel bastened to headviews not expressed, or guilt attribut- quarters; for as he intended to repair able by inference to what has not yet to Don Emanual Fodeya's house in the taken the character of criminality. The morning, he was anxious to lose no time wise men of Gotham, who mistook tbe in the interval ; besides, he felt an irre. reflected image of the Moon for a sistible curiosity to be made acquaintcheese at the bottom of a river, were ed with the cause of an event that as . Solomonş to sucb sapient censors, who, yet appeared to have no clue of defilled with the gross imagery of their velopement. As soon as he joined the owo grovelling imagioations, would rake General, the latter ordered the prisoner even the virgin beans of Luna herself to be brought in. There was a sayage te obtain food for their hungry malig- air about the fellow which well accord. nity." - At this rejoinder, the

Reverend ed with his employ--a scowl of horriopponent of Lady s erected him- ble malignity spoke the disappointment. self into the wbole length of his form, of his design. There was a settled in. and as the cobra di capella raises itself dignation in bis eye while he beheld from its folds, prepared to make its re- Colonel V, that showed he was not


abashed at the remembrance of the deed drunkard; and you will most assuredly which he meditated ; and the stedfast triumph. features of his sallow countevance, from If you are determined to be poor, be a which he deliberately cast back his mat. drunkard ; and you will soon be ragged ted black bair, proved that the trade of and penoyless. murder was familiar to him.-. Pri. If you would wish to starve your sover,' said the General, *1 command family, be a drunkard; for that will you to repeat the confession which you consume the means of their support. made to me last night!-- You are wel. If you would be spunged oo by knaves, come to all that I know about the busi. be a drunkard; and that will make their ness,' replied the fellow; `for as I have task easy. been fool enough to suffer your friend If you wish to be robbed, be a drunkthere to defeat my designs, instead of ard; which will enable the thief to do it shooting him at once when he first came with more safety. up, I care not what is known, or who If you wish to blunt your senses, be a knows it.'

drunkard ; and you will soon be more (To be continued.)

stupid than an ass.

If you would become a fool, be a

drunkard ; and you will soon lose your RECIPES.


If you wish to incapacitate yourself No. XVI.

from rational intercourse, be a drunk. ard; for that will render you wholly

unfit for it. N a paper read at the Society of Me.

If you wish all your prospects in life

to be clouded, be a drunkord; and they of Tonnere, the following mixture is

will soon be dark enough. represented to be very beneficial in this disease.

If you would destroy your body, be a Take of infusion of the flowers of the

drunkard; as drunkenness is the mother

of disease. red poppy, and orange lower water, of each one ounce : ipecacuanha powder,

If you mean to ruin your soul, be a 18 grajos ; sulphuric ether, ten drops,

drunkard: that you may be excluded

from Heaven. Mix. To be taken in doses of a table spoon

If you are resolved on suicide, be a ful every balf hour, drinking freely after

drunkurd ; tbat being a sure mode of

destruction. cach dose any demulcent Duid, acidulated with syrup of vinegar.

If you would expose both your folly and secrets, be a drunkard ; and they

will soou run out wbile the liquor rons ON DRUNKENNESS.

If you are plagued with great hodily O! that men should put an enemy into their streugih, be a drunkard; and it will mouths to steal away their braii s. soon be subdued by so powerful an ap..

SAAKSPEARE. tagonist. All the crimes on earth do not destroy so If you would get rid of your money

many of the human race, nor alienate so without knowing bow, be a drunkurd; much property, as DRONKENNESS., and it will vanish insensibly.

LORD BACON. If you would have no resource when P you wish to be always thirsty, be a past labour but a workhouse, be a:

drunkard : aud you will be unable to you drink, ibe oftener aud more thirsty provide any. you will be.

If you are determined to expel all If you seek to prevent your friends domestic harmony from your house, be raising you in the world, be a drunkard; a drunkard : and discord, with all her for that will defeat all their efforts evil train, will koon euter.

If yoq would effectually counteract If you would be always under strong your own attempts to do well, be a suspicion, he a drunkurd: for, little as drunkard; and you will not be dis- you think it, all agree that those who appointed.

steal from themsclves and families will If you wish to repel the endeavours of rob others. the whole human race to raise you to If you would be reduced to the veces. character, credit, and prosperity, be a sity of shuuning your creditors, be a



drunkard; and you will soon bave rea- For the EUROPEAN MAGAZINE. son to prefer the bye-paths to the public Method of PRESERVINA Potatues for streets.

SEA-STORES, or FOREIGN CONSUMP If you like the amusements of a court

By CHARLES WHITLOW, Esq. of conscience, be a arunkard; and you

of Canada. may be often

usual community, and “cumber the ground,” be a drunkard; for that will render you potatoes, is to leave them, after digging, useless, helpless, burdensoine, and ex

exposed to the sun and air, votil they pensive

are dry. This exposure generally causes If you would be a nuisance, be a

them to have a bitter taste, and it may drunkard; for the approach of a drunk. be remarked, that potatoes are never so ard is like that of a duogbill.

sweet to the palate as when cooked im. If you would be odious to your family mediately after digging. I find that and friends, be a drunkard: and you when potatoes are left in large heaps or will soon be more than disagreeable.

pits in the ground, that a fermentation If you would be a pest to society, be a

takes place, which destroys the sweet druukurd ; and you will be avoided as

flavour of the potatoes. In order to infectious.

prevent that fermentation, and to preIf you dread reformation of your serve them from losiog the original fine faults, be a drunkard; and you will be and pleasant favour, iny plan is (and impervious to all admonition.

wbich experience proves to me to bave it you would smash windows, break the desired effect), to have them packed the peace, get your bones broken, tum- io casks, as they are digged from the ble under carts and horses, and be locked grouod, and to have the casks, when op io watch-houses, be a drunkard; and the potatoes are piled in tbem, filled up it will be strange if you do oot suc

with sand or earth, taking care that it ceed.

is done as speedily as possible, and that Finally, If you are determined to be all vacant spaces in the cask are filled up utterly destroyed, in estate, body, and by the earth or sand. The cask thus soul, bè a drunkard; and you will soon packed holds as many potatoes as it know that it is impossible to adopt would was oo earth or sand used in the a more effectual means to accomplish packing, and as the vacant spaces' of your- Exp.

the cask of potatoes so packed are DRUNKENNess expels reason-drowns filled, the air is totally excluded, and the memory-defaces beauty-dimi. cannot act on the potatoes, aod conseDishes strength-infames the blood- quently no fermentation can take place. causes interual, external, and incurable I sailed from New York to St. Bar. woluds- Is a witch to the senses, a

tholomew's, and brought with me two devil to the soul, a thief to the purse- hundred barrels of potatoes, packed in the beggar's companion, a wife's woe,

the above manner.

On my arrival at and children's sorrow- - makes a strong the island, I found, as I expected, that man weak, and a wise man a fool. the potatoes bad preserved all their oriHe is worse than a beast, and is a self- ginal sweetness of favour; in fact, as spurderer, who drinks to other's good good as when first dug, having underbealth, and robs himself of bis own. gone no fermentation, nor in the slightFly dronkenness, whose vile incontinence

est degree affected by the bilge or close Takes both away the reason and the sense,

air of the ship. Some barrels of the poTill with Circaan cups thy mind possest,

tatoes 1 sold there, and at the neighLeaves to be man, and wholly turns a

bouring islands, for four dollars per beast.

bushel, and at the same time potatoes Thiok, whilst thou swallow'st the capacious taken out in bulk without packing, bowl,

and others that were brought there Thou let'st in seas to wrack and drown the packed in casks which had not been

soul**** ****Quite leave this vice, and turn not to't lar per bushel, they being injured in the

filled up in earth, sold only for one dol. agaio, Upon presumption of a stronger brain :

passage by the bilged air and fermenta. For he that bolds more wipe than others tion, being bitter and bad, whilst mine

were perfectly sweet and dry as when I rather couot a hogshead than a man, dug. What remained, I shipped from

RANDOLPH. St. Bartholomew's to Jamaica, where


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