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ly infifted upon knowing to whose pence, waiting for permisfion to humanity and addre, the was in- approach her perfon. Here fhe debted for this happy turn of for- broke in upon hin, arrayed in an tune, her cousin declared the obli- elegant white undress, the emblem gation was due to a young gentle- of her purity, beaming forth the man of Yorkshire called Sir Launce- emanations of amazing beauty, lot Greaves. At mention of that warmed and improved with a glox name, her face was overspread with of gratitude and affe&tion. His a crimson glow, and her eyes beam- heart was too big for utteranee ; ed redoubled fplendor, -" Cousin, he ran towards her with rapture, (Said me, with a sigh,) 'I know not and, throwing himself at her feet, what to say that gentleman, imprinted a reipeciful kifs upon her Sir Launcelot Greaves was surely lilly band. “ This, divine Aurelia, born-Lord bless me! I tell you, (cried he.) is a foretaste of that coufin, he has been my guardian ineffable blits, which you was born angel. "
to beltow !-Do I then live to fee · Mrs. Kawdle, who had maintain- you finile again! to see you reed a correspor:dence with her by stored to liberty; your mind at. letters, was no stranger to the ease, and your health .unimpairformer part of the connexion subed !” “ You have lived, (said she,) sisting between those two lovers, to see my obligatious to Sir Launceand had always favoured the pre- lot Greaves accumulated in such a tensions of our hero, without being manner, that a whole life spent. acquainted with his person. She in acknowledgment will scarce fuf-. now observed with a smile, that as fice to demonttrate a due sense of Aurelia efteemed the knight her his goodnefs.” “ You greatly overguardian angel, and he adored her' rate my fervices, which have been as a demi-deity, nature seemed to rather the duties of common hu. have intended them for each other; manity, than the efforts of a gefor such sublime ideas exalted them merous paflion, too noble to be thus both above the sphere of ordinary: evinced ;--but let not my unleamortals. She then ventured to sonable transports detain you a mointimate that he was in the house, ment longer on this deteted scene impatient to pay his, respects in ---Give me leave to hand you into person. At this declaration, the the coach, and como.it you to the colour vanished from her cheeks ; care of this good lady, attended which, however, foon underwent by this honest young gentleman, a total suffufion. Her heart pant who is my particular friend.” So ed; her bofom heaved ; and her saying, he presented Mr. Thomas gentle frame was agitated by tranf. Clarke, who had the honour to ports rather violent than unpleaf- falute the fair hand of the ever. ing. She loon, however, recollected amiable Aurelia, herself; and her native serenity re. The ladies being safely coached turned; when rising from her feat, under the escorte of the lawyer, the declared she would see him in Sir Launcelot assured them he should, the next apartment, where he wait on them in the evening, at stood in the most in multuous surn the house of Dr. Kawdle, whither,
theyre. Our hebbe and his hackie, ance ided he with the cor Mr. Berna intended to pruel treatm
they immediately directed their himin these particulars, which he course. Our hero, who remained apprehended might be prejudicial - with the constable and his gang, to his health ; but offered his affift. · enquired for Mr. Bernard Shackle, \ance in redressing his grievances,
upon whose person he intended to provided he laboured under any ferve a writ of conspiracy, over and cruel treatment, or inconvenience.
above a prosecution for robbery, “ I comprehend the full extent of .in consequence of his having diss your generosity : (replied the laencumbered the knight of his mo- tyrist) you are willing to assist me, ney and other effects, on the first in every thing, except the only night of his . confinement. Mr. circumstances in which allistance is Shackle had discretion enough to required.—God b'w'ye-If you avoid this encounter, and even to fee Ben Bullock, tell hiin I wish he anticipate the indictment for felony, would not dedicate any more of his by directing one of his servants works to me.--Damn the fellow; to restore the cash and papers, he has changed his note, and bewhich our adventurer according- gins to snivel.–For my part, I ly received, before he quitted the stick to my former maxim; defy house. :
all the world, and will die hard, In the prosecution of his search even if death should be preceded after Shackle, he chanced to enter by damnation." the chamber of the bard, whom The knight finding him incorhe found in dishabille, writing at rigible, left him to the flender 'a table, with a bandage over one chance of being one day comforted eye, and his head covered with a by the dram-bottle; but resolved, if night-cap of bays. The knight, possible, to fet on foot an accurate having made an apology for his inquiry into the oeconomy and intrusion, defired to know if he transactions of this private inquicould be of any service to Mr. fition, that ample justice might be Diftieh, as he was now at liberty to done in favour of every injured in. use the little infuence he had, for dividual confined within its walls. the relief of his fellow sufferers. In the afternoon, he did not fail to The poet having eyed him for some visit his Aurelia ; and all the protime askance, "I told you, (faid he) testations of their mutual passion your stay in this place would be of were once more interchanged. He Short duration, I have sustained a now produced the letter, which had small disaster on my left eye, from caused such fatal disquiet in his the hands of a rascally cordwainer, bosom; and Miss Darnel no sooner who pretends to believe himself the eyed the paper, than the recollectking of Prussia ; and I am now in ed it was a formal dismission, which the very act of galling his majesty the had intended and directed for with keen iambicks.- If you can Mr. Sycamore. This the uncle had help me to a roll of tobacco, and a intercepted, and cunningly inclosed bottle of genever, fo ;-- If you are in another cover, addretted to Sir not so inclined, your humble ser- Launcelot Greaves, who was now vant--I shall fhare in the joy of astonished beyond measure to see your deliverance.”
the mystery so easily unfolded. The The knight dec'ined gratifying joy that now diffused itself in the hearts of our lovers, is more easily of love, and being covered with conceived than described; but, in clay from the heels to the eyes uporder to give a itability to this my. wards, he appeared in such an untual fatisfaction, it was necessary favourable light at Dr. Kawdle's that Aurelia should be secured from door, that the foolman refused the tyranny of her uncle, whose him admittance. Nevertheless, he power of guardianship would not pushed him afide, and fought his otherwise for some months expire's way up-stairs into the dining-room,
Dr. Kawdle and his lady having where the company was not a little entered into their deliberations on aftonifhed at such an apparition. this subject, it was agreed that The fellow himself was no less aMis Darnel Mould have recourse mazed at seeing Aurelia, and his to the brutection of the lord-chan- ,own (weetheart Mrs. Dolly Cew. cellor : but fuch application was lip. He forthwith fell upon his rendered unnecefiary by the unex- knecs, and, in silence, held out the peared arrival of Joha. Ciump with leiter, which was taken by the the following letter to Mrs. Kax- doctor, and presented to his wife, dle from the ftoward ui Anthony accerding to the direction. She did Darnel, dared ar Aurelia's houle in not fail to communicate the con'the country. “ Madain, it has tents, which were far from being pleased' God to aftliet Mr. Darnel unwelcome to the individuals who with a severe tiroke of the dead composed this little fociety. Mr. palsy.--He, was taken yesterday, Çlump was honoured with the apand now lies, insensible, seemingly probation of his young lady, who at the point of death. Among the commended him for his zeal and papers in his pocket, I found the expedition ; bestowed upon bim an inclosed, by which it appears that handsome gratuity in the mean my honoured young lady Miss Dar- time, and defired to see him again nel is confined in a private mad- when he should be properly rehouse. I am afraid Mr. Darnel's freshed after the fatigue he had fate is a juft judgment of God upon undergone. in him for his cruehy to that excellent Mr. Thomas Clarke being conperfon. I need not exhort you, fulted on this occasion, gave it as madam, to take, immediately upon his opinion, that Miss Darnel should the receipt of this, luch inealures without delay, choose another guaras will be necessary for the enlarge- dian for the tew months that rement of my poor young lady. lo maiped of her minority. This opithe mean time, I ilali do the need nion was coutirmed by the advice ful for the preservation of her prom of fome eminent lawyers, to whom perty in this place, and send you imniediate recourse was had; and an account of any further altera- Dr. Kawdle, being the person zion that may happen ; being very pitched upon for this office, the Jetpedilully, Madam, your moft neceflary forms were executed with obcdicnt humble servant, Ralph all posible dispatch. The first ufe Maltocks.".
the doctor made of his guardianCluñp had posted up to London Mhip was to sign a power, conftiwith tuis intimation, on the wings tuting Mr. Ralph Mattocks his at
torney pro tempore, for managing heavy heart, occasioned by some the estate of Miss Aurelia Darnel; intimation he had received, conand this was forwarded to the cerning the connexion between his steward by the hands of Clump, dear Dolly, and Mr. Clarke the who set out with it for the seat of lawyer. Darnel-hill, though not without a
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A full and circumstantial Detail of my Lord-Mayor's Show, and the Entertain
ment at Guildhall, on November 9, 1761. In a Letter from a Gentleman to his friend in the Country.
each fide, who kept excellent discipline; | Must own, that I look upon that part the Temple-gate at the top of the lane,
of the ceremony, on this occasion, opening into Fleet-street, being kept Mut, which is presented to us on the water, as and barricadoed from assailants ; and onperhaps equal to what we read of in Hol. ly some small parties of the unorderly, land or Venice : I therefore took a boat, undisciplined mob, on the forlorn hope, and ordered the waterman to row me just reconnoitring them through the dealong-lide my lord-mayor's and the com files of bye-courts and passages, and re. panies barges, as they proceeded on to treating, as fast as they could, in order to Westminster. Our Thames you have make a stand in the high-roads, through feen, indeed, but never so richly adorned which these regulars were afterwards to with gilded gondolas, (Thall I call them ?) force a passage. The barges belonging to and almost covered with innumerable some of the other companies had the pruboats or skiffs. The skinners barge was dence, as there was no danger of Mhort aldiftinguished from the rest by the out lowance, not to land their men, who relandith dresses, in ftrange spotted skins. galed themselves comfortably on board, and painted hides, of their rowers, &c, while the others were cooling their heels the barge belonging to the stationers coin in the lane some hours, waiting till the pany, after having passed the narrow royal procession had paded by. My lordAtrait through one of the arches of Weft. mayor, indeed, and his attendants, were minster-bridge, and tacked about to do invited by the master and benchers of the honour to my lord-mayor's landing, Temple, to come on thore, and were retouched at Lambeth, and took on board freshed in the Temple-liall. Every an hamper of Claret, (the tribute annu- house from Temple-bar to Guildhall, ally paid to learning) from the archbishop's was crowded from top to bottom, palace. This, indeed, is constantly re and manny had scaffoldings besides, Carferved for the future regalement of the pets and rich hangings were hung out on mafter, wardens, and court of a liftants... the fronts all the way along. And for and not suffered to be shared by the com the honour of the city I must observe, mon crew of liverymen : though one of that contrary to what was practised at them, I hear, committed a kind of facri- the coronation, instead of letting out lege, and prophanely stole a bottle. places to hire, and making money of pro
As the ceremonies of swearing in my visions at advanced prices, the inhabitants lord mayor at Westminster-hall are fo (fome few excepted) generously accomwell known to you and me, and repeated' modated their friends and customers gratis, annually, I did not stay to see them, but and entertained them in a most elegant landed as soon as I could, in my return manner : fo that, though the citizen's back, at the Temple-stairs. Here I found, 'fhops were snut, they might be said to that some of the city companies had dir. have kept open house. The same was embarked from their barges before me. also done in all the streets from St. All along Temple-lane, leading from the James's, through which the royal caval. fairs, I saw them drawn up in order, cade was to pass. between a row of the train bands on - This set out from the palace about November, 1761.
twelve o'clock; but (would you believe presented an Indian warrior, because he it?) by the mismanagement of those, had a bow in one hand, and a quiver of who should have taken care to clear the arrows llung across his back. way of hackney coaches and other obstruc- The procession having palled me, I tions, such long and frequent stops were posted away along the back lanes to avoid made, that it was near fix hours before the crowd, and got to Guildhall fomethe royal family got to Friend Barclay's time before my lord-mayor could reach house oppofite, Buw-church, from whence thither. I had procured a ticket through they were to see the city proceffion, in a the interest of Mr. --.., who was one balcony hung with crimson velvet; by of the committee for managing the enwhich delay, my lord-mayor was enabled tertainment. When I had got in, I soon to return the compliment to his majesty, found out my friend, who informed me who was just as much in the dark at the of the following particulars : he told me, coming back of the procession at the that the doors of the hall were opened at coronation. As the royal family panied nine o'clock, for the private admission of by our window, I counted between twenty such ladies into the galleries, who were and thirty coaches belonging to them and favoured by the gentlemen of the comtheir attendants, besides those of the mittee, and consequently got the best foreign ambassadors, officers of state, and places : that at twelve they were again the principal nobility. The duke of Cumber- opened for the general reception of all who land came first, their majesties last, in the had a right to come in : that particularly old state-coach, the new one not being at the entrance of Mr. Pitt and lord finished. The duke of York's coach was Temple, there was a loud and universal the most elegant of all, and instead of clap, which was continued for some time. coronets at the corners, had a most fuperb The galleries presented a very brilliant gilt ducal coronet in the centre of the top. now of ladies; and among the company But what was most remarkable, were the below were all the officers of state, the prodigious acclamations and tokens of af- principal nobility, and the foreign amfection shewn by the populace to Mr. basladors, among whom I could but parPict, who came in his chariot accompanied ticularly remark the rich and fingular by earl Temple. At every stop the mob dresses of the Algerine and Tripoline anclung about every part of the vehicle, ballador and his son. It was past ex hung upon the wheels, hugged his foot. before my lord mayor came in; when men, and even killed his horses. There immediately dispofitions were made for was an universal huzza; and the gentle the reception of their majesties, and the men at the windows and in the balconies royal family. A temporary paflage (enwaved their hats, and the ladies their closed at the sides and top) had been made handkerchiefs. The same, I am informed, leading to the hallgate, and this was hiawas done all the way he pated along. ed by the common council men, many
I need not trouble you with an account of them with candies in their hands: the of the city proceflion, which has been committee formed a passage from the seen for many years the same. The skin. hall.gate a.cross to the steps leading to ners, tbe ironirongers, and the fish- what is called the King's-Bench. You mongers companies, were the only com know it, it is where my lord Mansfield panies that had something like the pageants sat, when you went with me to hear me exhibited or old 'on this occalion : but, give evidence in Mr. Hunt's fuit. At the however clearly the symbols of the furred bottom of these steps my lord and lady caps and spotted surr dresles of the skin- mayoress (with the aldermen) stood to neis company, or the dolphin and mer. receive each of the royal family (except maid of the fithmongers, might be under their majefties) as they came, and the two stood by the spectators, 'I must confess theriffs were stationed at the outward mvielf at a loss how to interpret the im door of the temporary pastage. to meet provement made in the Now of the ar- and conduct them. After waiting about moure's company. Besides the usual an hour in this order, came the three boreman in armour, they presented us young princes, then (at some intervals) with a tigure, ftanding erect in a kind of the princess Amelia, then the duke of phaeton, drawn by four horses; this re- Cumberland, then the princess Dowager,