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A TALE OF.1688.

BY THE

AUTHOR OF “ BRAMBLETYE HOUSE,” &c. &c.

Remember, O my friends! the laws, the rights,
The generous plan of power delivered down,
From age to age, by your renown'd forefathers;
O let it never perish in your hands,
But piously transmit it to your children!

САто.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

LONDON:
HENRY COLBURN AND RICHARD BENTLEY,
NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

LONDON : PRINTED BY SAMUEL BENTLEY,

Dorset Street, Fleet Street.

:

WALTER COLYTON.

CHAPTER I.

Do not weep. What is it ?
I had spoke at first, but that
I held it most unfit for you to know :--
Faith! do not know it yet.
Thou seest my love, that will keep company
With thee in tears: hide nothing then from me.

The Maid's Tragedy.

The Squire had passed so many years in supine indolence and tranquil enjoyment, both of mind and body; he had been so perfectly indifferent to all the cares and troubles of others, provided his own affairs flourished, and his own personal comforts were secured to him; he had so long and so completely verified the French

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