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town a person who could confirm tured to thrust in his head---but the her words beyond fufpicion ! but was not there! He started back on alas! poor Joe! The knew not where his heel, and gazed wildly round

“ Joe! (faid one of the yard, but in vain. Opposite to the justice's men, who ttood behind him he saw the door of a public Julia) ---what, is your name Julia, room open, and he rushed in withMadam !”---- Yes,” (replied Julia) out ceremony: From thence he fal---The man immediately ran out, lied into the kitchen, itrode into the and brought back in his hand the parlour, threw his eye into the bar, Daily Advertiser, in which he read and peeped into the larder. He the following advertisement : inarched into the stables, and in " If a jarten young lady, Miss Ful. hort, every place where he sawa

door lia, ( whose name is nothing to nobody,

him- but all open to receive

would not do: She was not to be and which I doan't mention here, be found. He returned to the coach, caife I doan't think it proper)---fees took one peep more into it, but all 'this, this is to let you kno, Miss Jullia, Joe dufu't kno where you be, and that

was folitary! “God blefs my heart you dufn't kno where Foe is, for be it (faid Joe to himself

, fidgetting and to be found at the fine of the Swain scratching among his auburn hair) with two Necks in Lad Lane, and no

protect and save me from all temptawhere else, as witness my hand, by me,

tions and evil spirits ! I wish I could fee Miss Julia again.” Now, at

last, he bethought himself of what This very extraordinary adver- he ought to have done at first, viz. tisement is copied verbatim et litera to question the coachman concerns tim from the real paper, which I ing the affair, and the coachman have now in my possession--- Julia lif- informed him of the whole truth. tened to it with attention, and con This information in no degree feffed her feelings in her eyes, which abated his anxiety.--.“ Didn't the glistened with expectation. Not leave no word with you for me?" contented with aural information; (faid he to the coachman.) No." the fnatched the paper, and devour “ Don't you know where the went?"" ed the precious morsel with her own “ No?”-“Don't you think she'll eyes. In short, the fimplicity of come here this night?"-"I can't the thing spoke for itself, and Joe it tell you, upon my word." --Joe, was most undoubtedly.

with downcast looks and folded But it may be necessary to explain arms, measured the space across the this affair. I again fummon the yard with long and melancholy memory of my readers back to that itrides. He walked into the paltime of our history when Joe and sage of the house, and marked the Julia unluckily parted in Holborn - clock---He counted the hours as Joe did not look for her till the they rolled, flow and heavy, but he coach stopped in the inn-yard, and saw not his mistress.--It was now then he waited at the door of it for ten o'clock, but no Julia came. her appearance. He thought her They are not the severest, but long in coming, but his patience was they are the most anxious moments not exhausted. The rest of the the mind knows, when the poffeffor company had been out of the coach of it, simple, timid, and honest, feels fome minutes. At length he'ven- himself" far from home, and forsaken,

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in the midst of strangers---These mo The friends thus met, the justice
ments Joe now felt in all their bit- politely asked Julia how he could
terness---He went to bed without most effectually serve her? She re-
hope, and he arose in the morning plied, that her only business in town
with despair---Hc grieved inceffant was to deliver letters to Lord C-,
ly, and he wished for the borom of and that if he would favour her with
a friend to receire his sorrows---At a guide thither, she would always
length he disclosed his mind to the remember him with the most up-
holtler, and the hoftler gave him his feigned gratitude --This the obtain-
advice--- It was this : To advertise - ed; and, once more acknowledging
“ Every body (he faid) did it, upon her obligations to the justice, they all
every subject. Always, when he set off for Berkley-square.
lost a horse, he advertised for it; and Here they soon arrived, the guide
why might not Jce do the same leaving them at the door.--- Joe in-
now for Julia ?---It would certainly mediately took off his hat, for he
lay open the whole affair, for adver- thought it high treason to be cover-
tisements could do any thing." ed within fix yards of a Lord's door

At this time Joe stood too greatly --They knocked, but were told by in need of comfort not to take any


porter his Lordship was not at advice that was offered to him.... home--- Julia said she was forry for But he thought this advice excel that, because she had letters of importlent. He accordingly wrote, with ance for him.

“ I can't help that, great care, the advertisement we (answered the porter) he's not at have already repeated, and the host home; and he'll not be home--- I ler fent one of his boys with him to don't know when he'll be home.” the Daily Advertiser. And this is “ But could not you guess, Sir ?-the history of this extraordinary ad. because a great deal depends upon it." vertisement.

“ Lord, Ma’am! (replied the lire. When the justice found so many ried Cerberus) I tell you I know circumstances spontaneously confpir- nothing about it.”---Sounds so ungening to vindicate her innocence---that tle, uttered by so rude a voice, her amiable fimplicity subjected her frightened Julia cffectually, and the to so many dangers, and that the hastened away from the door; and was the object rather of a polite hu- Joe, forrowful enough, was preparmanity than of persecution, he re- ing to follow---when the porter beck, folved to interest himself in her safe. oned him back with a bem! and ty-and, in the first place, he order. the motion of his finger. " Pray, ed one of his men to go and con my lad, (faid this dog in office) duct Joe to his Mistress...As to the who is that?” fat woman, the Magistrate told her “My mistress” (answered Joe.) that her money should be taken care Aye-From the country, I fupof; and the highwayman was re- pofe.” manded to prison.

“ Yes (replied Joe) : I como Joe arrived---Suffice it to say, that from the country too.Julia pressed him warmly by the 60---fo I fee---so I fee.---You hand, and half cried with joy ; and are not acquainted, I find, with the Joe took fast hold of the skirt of her ways in this town?" robe, as if he dreaded her running “ No, Sir, (faid Joe) ---not away from him once more.

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" Why, then----(come hither--- ers fòr a very important era in the your ear a moment) I have the hon- life of my heroine, it may be necefour to be Lord C-'s porter; fary to relate what this noble youth and my master has ordered me.-. was-A foolish grandmother had left that is, I and my master have agreed him three thousand a year, indepen. ---to receive no letters here, unless dent of his father and' of his age; all the bearer gives me a crown.---How- which, with, three thousand more, ever, as you and your

mistress are

he gallåntly spent like a man of fpirstrangers, and I am a man of honour, it, long before the year was expired: I'll be more merciful to you, and fo ---He afferted, that every kingdom consent to take only half-a-crown-- in Europe contributed to furnith his But mum--fly---not a word for your seraglio: he only meant by this, that life---for if my master was to hear he kept in pay one French, one I take so little," he'd turn me out of Spanish, one Italian, one Scandinamy place.”

vian, one German, one Irish, and “Sure I am, Master, (answered one British'nymph, all at one time ; Joe) indeed we are both very much which he actually did. He was obliged to you for being fo kind.-- deep in the mysteries of hazard, and But then what can you do for us, if knew Demoivre better than the decfo be that my Lord a’n’t at home?” alogue.--- He had killed five waiters, “ Plhaw, man! (faid the porter) and shot two ecclesiastics.---He boast... after your

mistress and bring the ed too, that he had killed fifteen money, and I'll satisfy you about women, by breaking their hearts with

a hopeless passion. This, however, “O---an' that be all (replied Joe) was (to ufe an old and honest En. I can pay the money myself.” glish phrase) a lie ; for he never He drew out his last half-crown,

killed but one woman, and that was and gave it. He then ran after Ju. by breaking---not her heart, but her lia, and as he went he murmured to neck. Suffice it to say, that his manhimself---“ Icod though, wern't that ners were elegantly infamous. a Lord's house, it looks hugely like Such was the youth to whom the bribery and corruption.”

letter of the father of Julia was carOur travellers now returned, and ried. He opened it, and on reading were received by the porter with a the following paragraph, more gracious complaisance. He “ I have presumed, my Lord, to now informed them, that, though send my daughter as the bearer of this his Lordship was out of town, he petition," &c. was only at his villa, and would cer On reading this, he rung his bell tainly return to town to dinner ; but with great halte, and inquired if the that if they were in a hurry, the bearer was below ? Being informed young Lord was at home, and that that she was, he flew down the stairs, he had leave to open his father's let- and, looking in Julia's face with the ters in his absence. Julia delivered most polite courtesy, desired her to her pacquet to the porter, and they walk up stairs while he considered were ordered to walk into the anti- ' the tenor of her letter. The ferchamber. The letters were sent vants were ordered at the same time up to the noble youth in his dressing- to conduct Joe into the hall, and

be civil to him. Julia ascended afNow in order to prepare my read

ter her noble patron.

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Hic pauca defint. We must here The hair of Julia was diferelled, pafs over the history of half an hour, and a hankerchief" was drawn close because it is not yet ripe for relation. over her mouth, which prevented her

In the mean time Lord C-on's cries. Her cloak and hankerchief Chaplain, who had been with his lay upon the Aoor, and the arms Lord'hip in the country, arrived at of her ravisher were twined closely the house. He came homic before around her. A shoe had dropt from his Lordship, to finish some business her foot, and many of the pins had, of importance to himself before din- quitted her bofom. Unfortunate ner-time - When he entered, he ob- giri ! continually doomed to be the fcrted Joe staring about in the hall, prey of cowards and fcoundrels ! and perceiving him to be a stranger The noble youth quitted his hold from the country, entered into con when the Chaplain appeared, and, versation with him-Hè had not ma- advancing to him, exclaimed; in a ny questions to ask, for Joe, with threatening tone, “ How dare you, his usual frankness, told him the Sir, force your impertinence upon whole history---above himfelf, about" me in my own dressing-room :” Julia, and Julia's business, and “My lord (returned the young whetc fhe was now, and with whom. man, putting his left hand in his bol. Now this Chaplain was plain in his on, and giving him a full but indifmänners, and equally plain in his 'ferent look)---My lord, does it fuit dress---fo plain that he scarcely ap: your high spirit to be told, that you peared to be of the c’oth. Though" are the meanett---O by far the nieanan enemy'to bloodshied; he was far: eft creature in your father's house ? from being a coward; though 'a' Noble, without worth---and proud, churchman, he was no 'hypocrite'; without dignity---you are beneath the and though he would not fubfcribe miscreant who caters for your apto the Thirty-nine Articles, he was petites. Poor, pitiful, wretched anallowed to be an excmplary man. imal ! I do not pull you by the nose

The Chaplain having finished his I do not kick you on the breech--interview with Joe, was retiring to I do not lalh you round the room--his own apartment.

He had not

I do not in any degree deign to charopened his door, when'a loud Ihriek tife the wretch, who has stooped to faluted his car--then another--and infult a beautiful, an unoffending another. A thousand ideas ruthed woman,

boafter ! reupon his mind. He knew Julia by' tire into your closet; blush in prireport, and he knew his young lord vate ; and remember that you have by experience. There was no doubt reduced yourself to be forced to hear of the business below-He hastened these stinging 'truths, even from so down the stairs, and listened' a nio humble a man as your

father's Chapmene at the key-hole ; he could on lain. I scorn, Sir, to tell your faly perceive that foine persons were ther that you are a scoundrel ;

but engaged in a violent struggling, and do not forget that for the future I that the chairs were knocked against consider you as my

inferior." each other. He tried to enter, but He finified; and taking Julia by the door was locked. Placing his the hand, he led her out of the shoulder against it, therefore, he room, and drew the door behind forced it forward with gentleness and him. The dignity of manhood is with ease.

He entered ; and lo! refiftless ; the peerling reddened, innocence was once more in distress!. and the pastor triumphed. (To be continued.)


Go then, you


No. V.

THE CHILD'S LIBRARY. Part First, and Second, by WILLIAM BIGLow.

[Salem, Fofbua Cusbing, 1800.] WHILE the attention of our cit- words of one syllable, to short and

izens is engaged, perhaps too familiar fentences, composed of monmuch, in affairs beyond their duty ofyllables. From thefe, he is grador control, it may not be improper ually introduced to lessons, containor useless to descend to the more ing words of two, three, and more tranquil scenes of our schools, on fyllables, and longer and more variewhich depend, in great measure, the gated sentences. At the close of future destiny of our nation. The the first part are added the numerals, instructors of these are virtually the and the principal stops, marks, and legislators of the rising generation. abbreviations, used in reading and The manner in which the minds of writing. youth are moulded into manhood, The second part consists of lefand the books from which they re- fons for reading, in profe and poetceive the earliest impressions of sen- ry, for the further exercise and intiment and science, though they may struction of those, who are already seem trivial in their nature, are, in versed in the first elements of this their consequences, of the utmost useful art. In both, the progress importance, and claim the highest from the first rudiments to the more attention of the public.

difficult lessons, is easy and natural. Convinced that the laborers in The style is simple and conspicuous, these vineyards are not only "wor- and the precepts bappily adapted to thy their hire,” but of the most lib- the capacity of youth, and well caleral encouragement, we esteem it à culated to form them for useful and duty we owe to them and the com- virtuous manhood. munity; to appreciate the merits of While we applaud the judgment those works which are calculated to of the author in his selections and form the morals and manners, and arrangement, we

cannot withhold facilitate the acquirement of useful our approbation from the original knowledge in our schools.

parts, which we presume were writ1. The author of the work before us, ten by himself. whose fugitive pieces of poetry and Perhaps the author may be accufprose have often delighted the ama ed of innovation for departing so far teur, has for some time past turned from the prevalent mode of teachhis attention from the pleasing to the ing the orthography of our language. more useful walks of literature. Aid. It is to be considered, however, that ed by several years experience in it is not long since the general use teaching, he has begun a number of of spelling-books was an innovation volumes for the use of schools. So in our schools. far as we are able to judge, from It yet remains to be determined, those which have appeared, (part which will most facilitate the progfirst and second) we think the work ress of the pupil, the common methdoes credit to the author, and prom- od of confining a great portion of ises much utility to the public. his time to a dry table of words, ar

In the Child's Library, the young ranged in an arbitrary manner, withpupil is led from easy and common out any natural connexion, and to -U u


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