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CONFESSIONS

IN

Clpsium,

OR THE ADVENTURES OF A

PLATONIC PHILOSOPHER;

TAKEN FROM THE GERMAN OF

C. M. WIELAND;

BT

JOHN BATTERSBY ELRINGTON, ESQ.

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Printed for J. BELL, No. 148, Oxford - Street;
By G. Sidney, Northumherland-Street, Strand.

1804.

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Confessions in Elysium.

When I saw the Stranger so near me, I arose, as if to resign him his place, and to retire; but I somehow halted, like a person who had to disentangle himself before he could proceed.

"Ah, Peregrine," exclaimed the Stranger, "dost thou avoid thy "good Genius!"

He addressed me in a tone of voice that found its immediate passage to my heart and....like a splendid sunbeam...threw a radiance over the dark recesses of my soul.

I made no reply....but, assuming all

the indifference I could collect I

looked him full in the face.

I fear the incredulity I meant to

A OL. II. B

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