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The subscriber, 'respectfully solicitar A heart that was humble might hope the patronage of the Lady's in this city, for it here !

as carpet weaver. She is an aged man,

and wishes to employ his time in this It was noon, and on flowers that. Jan. way, as weaving has been his general guisti'd around

profession, he will be thankful for, and

will strictly attend to all orders left for In silence repos'd the voluptuous bee ;

him at No. 12 Henry street, Every leaf was at rest, and I heard not a August 17th 1811.

John Jones. sound But the wood.pecker tapping the hol. Thomas H. Brantingham, has removed low beech-tree.

to No. 145 Broadway, where he conti.

nues to procure money on Mortgages, And." Here in this lone little wood,” I notes of hand & deposits, buys & sells exclaim'd,

houses, improved farms, & tracts of land

Also lets & leases houses & lots, on rea. with a maid who was lovely to soul

sonable commision. Also the lease of

2 houses, & an annuity. Also for sale 30 who would blush when I prais'd her, | farms, several with good improvements, and weep when I blam'd,

will be sold low, goods & property of e. How blest could I live and how calm

very sort taken in payment, or any who

forms a company tickets & draw for the could I die!

different farms will be liberaly paid for it

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ARTFUL MISTRESS.

My father furiously demanded

who had assisted him ? St. Or. An Extract from SANTO SEBASTÍ.

ville answered, his own princiAxo, a Novel.

ples;' and then recounted all those * Long before this letter reach- principles had led him to perseed lord Ashgrove, St. Orville's

vere in. Lord Delamore, without vacation sent him home. By his

a comment, hastily quilted the noble forbearance, he had discharg

room : the subject of Mrs. Monk

was never mentioned to him more; ed all his debts; and had even

his allowance was immediately reexercised his benevolence toe. My

stored to its original state; the father, conjecturing that the sudden sequestration of St. Orville's

arrear paid off ; and from his mo

ther's subsequent birth-day it was allowance must have involved him

doubled : but from that period, in difficulties, now craftily offered

his bitter fue; poisoning my farestore his allowance to its primitive state, if he would visit Mrs.

ther's mind against him, and Monk, who was ready to forgive Delamore for a son whose excel

weakening the affections of lord all his past unkindness : but St. Orville steadily refused the golden

lence ought to be the pride, the

sunshine, of a father's heart. bait. What!' exclaimed his father,

"As soon after the receipt of can a boy of honor, through a

De Lisle's letter as it was possible capricious whim, submit to the to affect it, lord Ashgrove relurndisgrace of continuing in debt, and led home, to see what he could do defrauding the industrious of their to ameliorate the situation of his doe?'

beloved sister, and favourite ne

phew. For my mother, he could I am not in debt, my lord,' St. H do nothing; but St. Orville (it be

him a large sum of money, and to Mrs. Monk has ever continued

ing then a long vacation), as De | age, urged my father to augment Lisle was going with him as a her jointure, offering to join in midshipman, he took on a cruise any settlement for her upon the too. From that period, Alfred has | Delamore estates the only propassed a great deal of time with

perty secured 10 St. Orville. This 'my uncle at sea ; and, from those il dutiful conduct to my mother invisits, he imbibed such a passion curred my father's implacable refor the navy, that he, entreated sentment: he furiously refused to lord Delamore's permission to en add a shilling to her dower; and "ter into it: but my father, influ. vehemently accused poor Alfred enced by Mrs. Monk, peremptori- of wishing for his death, which his ly refused his supplication : and thinking of it plainly dedicated : poor St. Orville, since his afflict- and at length concluded with the ing disagreement, and disgrace, terrible command, for St. Orville with his father, has remained at to quit his father's presence for sea with lord Ashgrove, sharing | ever. Dreadful was this grief to every danger annexed to the pro- | my mother; and unquestionably fession, without the full of glory || brought on that severe illness, in it.

which we had so nearly lost her. '' The sad ruplure I allude to a. rose solely from my beloved bro Jealousy had added its baneful ther's strong affection for my mo.

influence to my father's long-foster. ther....You must know, miss Deed, and artfully.fed, resentment to Clifford, the Delamere title ranks St. Orville ; and here combined high in the British peerage, but in drawing forth his terrible manthe estates were small; and when || date.

Alfred, about two years my father married, the jointure of since, had a severe illness, in conmy mother was settled according sequence of rescuing two fisherto her moderate fortune, and lord men and a boy from a watery Delamore s own: but since that grave : his life, for several days, period, wealth almost unbounded was despaired of: and nothing has flowed in upon my father ;

could equal the affliction of every his two maternal uncles both died one in and around the castle. All batchelors, and left immense wealth the domestics, all the tenantry, and to my father. St. Orville, shocked all the neighbouring poor, adore at the poor pittance mymother had | St. Orville. The higher orders to look to, should she survive my estimate him in an eminent defather, and recoiling from the idea gree; and all were in serious grief of her being left in any way to the

at the idea of losing him; cut off, mercy of his father's heirs ; and, by his humanity and courage alabove all, dreading malicious influ- most unparalleled, in the flower of ence; the moment he became of his youth.

• In the castle, all was sorrow blance she instantly traced to my and despair ; around it, men, wo father, promptly resolved to promen, and children, thronged, in tect the child. Knowing lord anxious weeping groupes, to learn Delamore's inconstancies, she reaintelligence of him they loved. sonably conjectured this to be his When the cas le gates were clos- offspring ; and questioned the ed, at night the multitude was woman relative to the little girl's there : and when opened in the parents. The woman's confusion, morning, there were they found. contradictory answers, aad the terThe lowest peasant had no heart | ror she evinced, all combined to to work: children forsook their change my mother's suspicions sports : and all was universal la- } into conviction. She took the litmentation.-St. Orville recover tle Mary to her arms, and to her ed: and joy was, like grief, un

heart : attended most particularly, governed. In every way it was herself, to her care and education : demonstrated : and even labour. ll and soon discovered indications of ers subscribed a day's hard earn. I a mind as superior in refinenent ings, to make bunfires, and spend and perfection, as her form was it, in rejoicing for St. Orville's in elegance and lovliness, to the convalescence.

plebian companions she was class

ed among: * Very shortly after, my father had a severe illness : his life, too,

Nature will evince herself," was despaired of. The neigh said my mother : this child bouring rich and poor bore this with perfect resignation : and bis strongly proves the noble blood she

sprung from : she shall be edusubsequent recovery, with pro- cated as lord Delamore's daughter: found philosophic calmness. This

and when grown to maturity, I deeply mortified my father, and no doubt irritated him more against | blossom I found, and cherished for

will present her to him, as a little poor Alfred, upon whom misde

his sake, and then offer to his af. meanours now were heaped : for

fection.' Accordingly, Mary was immediately after his illness, his malicious foes pretended to dis removed from the orphan asylum, cover in him a predilection for an

aud placed with the widow of a

:--a most a amiable object of my dear mother's clergyman at Exeter :

miable, well-informed,accomplishcare and bounty.

ed woman: who having two daughAbout twenty years ago, a child ters of her own to bring up, gladwas brought, by a poor woman, to ly undertook the education of Mamamma, as an object for her cha ry, as the very handsome allowance ritable institution-an orphan asy- | my mother made was an object of lum. My mother, struck by the great advantage to Mrs. Spencer. beauty of the ebild, and a resem. With that lady the sweet as leye

by Mary has continued ever since, of her domestic sorrows, revealed advancing each hour in mental and this unfortunate event to an amiapersonal perfection : the suspicion ble friend, Mrs. Constantia Fer. of her birth remaining unknown mor: who, from that time, became 10 my father (who had cfien the protectress of Mary. seen her, and considered her merely as the protégée of my mo

(To be Continued.) ther); until it was insinuated by Mrs. Monk, and Selina, that Şt, Orville had formed an attachment

SELECTED. to Mary, which had my mother's

For the Lady's Miscellany. infatuated approbation : when LIFE OF JONATHAN SWIFT. dreadful was the frenzy of my fa

The real situation of Goodwin's ther's rage : and my dear mother,

affairs not being then known to the to vindicate herself and beloved

world, and as he was looked upon 'son, confessed her belief of Mary's

to be much the richest of the famparentage, which had been her

ily, Swift's other relations seemed inducement to take her to her

at that time to think that their aid heart.' This confession operated

was not at all necessary ; so that like magic in calming the storm

he was obliged to make the best which agitated lord Delamore's

shift he could, with the wretched bosom : but solemnly he denied

allowance that his uncle gave him. Alary's being his offspring.'

Thus was one of the most aspiring “My mother's conduct most and liberal minds in the world, sensibly affected jord Delamore; early checked and confined, by the but he' retired to his pernicious narrowness of his circumstances, counsellors, and returned as firm with this bitter aggravation to a ly believing the attachment of St. generous spirit, that the small Orville as before with the cruel pittance afforded by his uncle, mandate, which peremptorily or seemned to him, from the manner dered my amazed mother to cease in which it was given, rather as an from that moment her protection | alms doled out for charity, than an of Mary, and never to hold inter act of benificence due from so near course with the dear girl more. a relation, who was supposed by This was a direful command : him as well as by the rest of the torturing alike to the hearts, the world, to be in circumstances that fondly attached hearts of my mo might afford a much more liberal ther and Mary.

stipend, without prejudice to his

own family. Under this load did Mamma, in dismay and dis the spirit of Swift groan for the traction, now deviating from her space of near seven years that ho established rule of never speaking resided in the college of Dublin ;

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