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all these ship, so that we should pass all the people ? he will say, 'O, they are rest of our lives in slavery in the only black people, they are not Welt-Indies, I can forgive him; like white people, why should I but (added he with much emotion) not take them? That is the reaif a man takes away the character son why I cannot forgive the man of the people of my country, I nev- wḥo takes away the character of er can forgive him.” Being alked the people of my country." why he would not extend his for He was then told, that it would giveness to one who took


be very wicked to kill this genthe character of the people of his tlenian, or even not to forgive country, he answered, -- Ifa man him, seeing the scriptures faid, should try to kill me, or should “ Forgive your enemies, fell my family for flaves, he would geance is mine, I will repay, faith do an injury to as many as he the Lord.” This inmediately might kill or sell ; but if any one quieted his rage, and he became as takes

away the character of black calm as a lamb, nor was used af. people, that man injures black terwards to express the least anpeople all over the world ; and ger against the gentleman wha when he has once taken away had so mạch offended him. their character, there is nothing At another time, when he saw which he niay not do to black a man beat his horse about the people ever after. That man, for head, and otherwise use it ill, hę. instance, will beat black men, and became very angry, and talked of say, 'O, it is only a black man, getting a gun to shoot the man, why should I not beat liim?' That for he was sure he deserved it, and man will make Naves of black peo. also of carrying a gụn always ple ; for when he has taken away aboạt him to shoot such bad peo their character, he will say, o, ple. As soon, however, as a pafthey are only black people, why iage of scripture which condemnMould not I make them Naves cd such violence was mentioned That man will take away all the to him, his anger ceased, and he people of Africa, if he can catch became forry for it. them; and if you ask him, But (To be continued.)

Humour. A YOUNG Lady of rank and desired. I admit of no instructions fortune went out to walk in her from servants.” She walked father's wood. Pray, Madam, on with fatisfaction, enjoying a (said the grey-headed steward) clear sky and a cool breeze. Famay. I humbly intreat that you tigue seized her, regardless of high

go far from home : you birth; and the lat down on a may meet with strangers, who are smooth spct at the side of a high ignorant of your quality.” “Give road, expecting fome equipage to your advice (answered de) when pafs, the owner of which would


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be proud to convey her home. come to church, Siri good bye After long waiting, the first thing t’ye, Sir ; I'll come again next she saw was an empty chaise, con- Sunday.” And he paid his ad. ducted by one who had formerly dreffes in this manner till the Parserved her father as ä potillion. fon was tired of his visits. “ You are far from home, Madam ; will you give me leave to set TWO Clergymen entering into you down at my old master's.” conversation, the one lamented « Prithee, fellow, be not off the little power his preaching cious.”—Night was fast approach- and admonitions had towards reing, when she was accosted by a claiming his parishioners from their countryman on horse-back, “Mis- vices. To which the other repliert, tress, will you get up behind me; he had been more lucky; for he Dobbin is sure-footed ; you shall had made many of them proselytes be set down where you will, if to the three capital virtues, namenot far off, or much out of my ly, faith, hope, and repentance. way."

“ Mistress ! (exclaimed Aye !" says the other, “ you the) how dare you presume !" have been very fortunate in“ No offence," said the young deed ! but, pray, by what means man, and rode away, humming did you bring them to so happy a the long I love Sue.--. It was night: conversion." Why," answerthe clouds gathered, the leaves of ed the other, “ by borrowing their the trees ruftled, and the young money ; for had they not had woman was terrified with what faith in me that I should repay The took for strange Counds. them, they had not lent it ; after There came an old man driving I had been indebted to them somean empty dung cart. Friend, time, they hoped I should return (said she, with an humble accent) it ; but now they know I cannot will

you let me go with you.” pay them, they heartily repent Pride is the most galling bur- they ever lent it me.” then a person can walk under. Prudence faves from many a mis

A SERVANT maid went to fortune : pride is the cause of a Lady of Quality, to hire herseli many.

in the capacity of house-maid.

Pray, my Lady, says the girl, who IN England there is an unre is to rub the furniture, the footpealed law to inflict a punishment man or me? Neither, replies her or levy a fine on persons absent- Ladyship, I do it every day mying themselves from their parish self for my health's fake ; and I churches for more than a limited with other ladies of quality would time. A man in a village in Sur. do the same, to cure theni of the Ty being a defaulter, the parfon vapours, which proceed entirely threatened the punishinent unless from habits of inactivity and inhe came to church; in consequence dolence. This is an example well of which the man went regularly worthy of imitation in the present afterwards during the fermon, and age of luxury and dissipation. advancing up the middle alley pulled off his hat, saying, “ Your A NUMBER of unfortunate humble fervant, Mr. Parson; your convicts having arrived at the molt obedient, Sir ; you see I am place of execution, one of them,


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who was very inattentive on the attended by a physician, from the awful occasion, hadi agerte rie- weft end of the town, he asked buke from the pious Ketch, which the Doctor if he did not find it he received with a sang froid so very inconvenient to come to his perfectly at his ease, that he acked friend from such a distance. “Not Ketch " if he had


commands at all, Sir,”: replied the fon of Ef· where he was going ?” Jack, in culapius, “ for, having another pareply, thanked him for the civility, tient in the adjoining street, I can and told him he " believed he kill two birds with one stone." must trouble him with a line !“Can you fo,” replied the fick and at that instant clapped the man ; is then you are too good halter about his neck.

shot for' me ;? and immediately

dismissed him. THE scandalous sale of indulgencies in the Roman Church, it is BANNISTER being in com. is well known, produced the Ref- ;pany, and the conversation turnormation.-One Tetzel, a Do- ing on the subject of dreams, a minican friar, and a retailer of perfon, said he dreamed of lice, an indulgencies, had picked up a vast evening or two before. Banpilter fum at Leipfic. A gentleman of observed, that it was not wonderthat city, who had no veneration fal, for people generally dreamed for such superstition, went to Teto at night of what was running in zel, and asked him if he could their heads all day. sell him an indulgence beforehand for a certain crime,which he would THE. famous William Peon not specify, and which he intend- sat with his hat on before Charles ed to commit. Tetzel said, “ Yes, II. and the King, as a gentle reprovided they could agree upon buke for his ill manners, put off the price.” The bargain was

Upon which Penn said ftruck, the money paid, and the to him, “ Friend Charles, why absolution delivered in due form. doft not thou keep on thy hat ?". Soon after this, the gentleman The King answered, “ 'Tis the knowing that Tetzel was going .custom of this place, that not from Leipfic well loaded with more than one person should be cah, waylaid him, robbed him, covered at a time.” and cudgelled him; and told him, at parting, that this was the crime THE late James Taylor, of pefor which he had purchased an nurious. memory, when near his absolution. George Duke of Sax. death, being told his situation, reony, a zealous friend of the court folved, at the eleventh hour, to be of Rome, hearing of this robbery, benevolent. He sent for the Gor. at first was very angry ; but, being ernor of a public charity, to whom informed of the whole story, he he obferved, " that his physician laughed hcartily, and forgave the had informed him he could not live perpetrator of a crime that was 6 weeks, and he wilhed to bequest thus fpiritually pardoned by an the. Charity 15ool. But-" The ticipation.

Governor interrupted him with

many thanks“But,” he conA GENTLEMAN calling tinued, if you will allow me the upon a friend in the city, who was discount, I'll pay

money now."

his own.



THE FASHIONABLE REVIEW. No. II. SUBLE UBLIMELY rais'd in mighty po- Their life-doom'd prifon they with


rapture view; In humber style, to vulgar readers And kiss its bolts and grates, because By name of garret, where the spiders they're new. ply

There let them feast upon the made Their artful soares, to catch the fim

man's joys, ple fly

And clank their chains, and call them No further, in my retinue, a king,

freedom's toys. The simple herald of the Muse I ling The “living manners” of the world From this dark scene we turn our below,

frighted eyes, And shoot at folly in her ape-the beaut. To gaze on meteors in more temp'rate Or hear the dame in nice observance tell skie3. The changes fashion rings upon her belle. See o'er Britannia's isle, a comet rare,

With aspect frowning, and with “horIf all be true that our wife grands rid hair,” ma'ms say,

To western climes its dire contagion The prince of demons, dress'd like spreads,

[heads. courtier gay,

Foreboding changes strange to female Through France, that fickle clime, 'Twas late your lot, Columbia's fair where fashions new,

(grew, to please Like constitutions now, spontaneous in robes combining elegance and ease; To give the ton, his annual journey Nor fought you then with labour'd made,

art to hide And thought, the fashion, chang’d, The flowing ringlets, yours, and na: himself well paid.

ture's pride. Sagacious demon ! did thy eagle eye, “ You saw the star, and worshipp'd From cause so trifling, such effects des in the east ;"

[elate, At fashion's altar half your charms Thou faw'rt in future years, with pride have ceas'd. Thy empire rising on a ruin'd state; Behold the locks that grac'd the loveFrom folly's rage for change in coat ly maid,

Hung round her neck, and o'er her That mania rife, that chang'd for cap, bosom play'd,

Now o'er her head in grilly horrors rise, The tailor flach with resolution's And lay their tax on patience and the fhears,

eyes. To decimals the calendar of years ; In shape of wig, the comet now appears, The barber taught by thy friseur, And calls the last fad office of the shears. Voltaire,

What different phases fhow'd the Cut off the head, as erst he clipt the, changing fair, hair :

Till wig ufurp'd the place of native The fopling's hand in democratic vote, Change constitutions as he chang'd What bonnets, christian'd by some his coat.

Warrior's name, And all from giddy youth to hoary Bore short liv'd records of exotic fame; age,

When the Suworrow first began decline, Turn bedlamites, with innovation's And when supply'd its place the Por. rage

cupine ;

[first told, Till coop'a by Egypt's chief in iron When Truxton boots the tonish beau wago,

That Nelfon must be laid aside as old; Hh


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How long the stuff'd cravat in vogue As Epicurus, free from stoic pride, has been,

She bids your days in cealeless pleasures When gain'd dominion o'er the beard glide ; lefs chin,

Would make those pleasures permanent The Muse remembers not in future as chratte, time

And gently prune to cultivate the tafte. Her memorandum fhall be kept in Virtue and taftc have both a' common rhyme.

cause, Think not, ye fair, she would condemn And taste as well as virtue has its laws :

Caprice with virtue cannot long be By which our charmers double charms join'd;impart.

In fashion's mint are revolutions coin'de

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TO MESSDAME PATIENCE. Peter payetb address to Melldame Patience-complimenteth the good creature; givets

ber credit for composure in the bour of noise and nonfenfe ; for delicacy towards young poets, and neatnefs of compliment. Peter prophefteth--findeth his visson bath clay

feet_and writeth an Elegy. COM VOME hither TĦOU, who wear's Nor does the modest lad forget to prize,

so smooth a face; [cafe The mellow shadings of thy stately Whose features court philosophy and Who losest not one particle of grace, He notes each tap'ring, dinpling Though tost tempestuous on misfor charm; tune's seas;

With rapt'rous gazes and extatic fighs. Thee, Peter calls, enchanting fair, Then come, bewitching nymph, to Peo Who wear'ít a calm, unruffled mien;

ter's arms; And never feel'st the hypo, or the Or fit thee down upon

his cushion's spleen,

(chair. When humble authors take the elbow For Peter longs to practise ia thy Whofe heads bedeck'd with curls of


charms. equal size;

[bands gay,

To taste thy pleasures and possess thy Just fo arrang'd thy beeds and rib: Yes, Peter wants thee, heaven-defcendMidtt auburne locks, which ffade ce

ed dame, (way.

To help him scale time's craggy steep, And flow, luxuriant, down the milky Up niount Parnafsus high to leap, White as the driven snow, on Alps

And grasp the fore-lock of immortal

fame. sublime,

[ing form, Of curious needle-work and witch Or if, fweet soul, thou'lt kindly conde Thy tucker rises o'er young Cupid's

scend, clime,


To fpread thy influence o'er cach And partly veils the zenith of its

reader's fpirit ;

That they may calmly o'er these mus. Thee, Peter courts, in robe divinely

ings bend,

fof merit. wrought;

; (of filk;

And hunt, with loving eye, for trokes While gazing at thy beauteous socks

"Tisallthe modest blushing Peter wishes, And hose, far whiter than the foam

To help his tuneful chops to loaves and ing milk,

[brought. fithes. By careful Susan from old brindle

rulean eyes,


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