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Tegret. She will not weep for ed by morning to the villa; e.me! Faithless and inconstant. She
Ononthio received ihem with de"wilt exult. Exult to be hold me
cent gladness, and the day was bleeding ! And shall i: be? For crowned with rejoicing. this have I cherished her ? Lavished my soul on her? To be betray
(Concluded) ed! To give her love to a sirang er? He paused, trembled, his "countenance giew fierce, his eye wild, ne grasped is javelin-Ma
For the Lady's Miscellany. rano named him : her voice was soft and plaintive, her visions were THE COU1B.IT OP of Oneyo. O come,' she said,
AMADIS AND DARD N. Thasten to thy love Tarry not. tiv Oneyo ! How I long to be.
[From the Romance of Amadis of hold hee!' . For his,' said he,
Gaul. Ulie bruce tree' He embrac. ed her; she awaked, " discove ed
Amadis, after he had left Urher husband, and flew eagerly into
ganda, rode on through the forest his arms. Hflung from her in
till he was benighied. After soine fierce indigration. . 6 Away," he
time he saw
a light above the cried, yo cherish thy stranger.
trees, and rede towards it, thinkAway, pe fidious ? She followed ing to find a lodzing. He came at kim trembling and aghast. He length to a goodly fortress,wierein is my brother.' "Thy brother
were the li h:s that he had seen Sıranger," said he to the Brilon, l, which were from the window of a who now approached him, ' you
tower, and he heard the voices of preserved my life. You are gen
and women singing and erous and valiant. Tell me then
making mirth. He called at the am I to salute thee as a friend, and
gate, but they heard him not at, give full vent to my grattitude ?
last those in the tower saw him Or must I view thee as a guilefu, through the battlements, and a seducer, and lift my javelinagainst | knight asked who was there. •
A strange knight.' The Briton perceiving his erzor, answered him with brevity So it seems,' quoth he, you and composure :
he related to must be a strange knight to lo him the circumstances of his about in the dark; I believe it is captivity, and in confirmation ap for fear lest you should be obliged pealed to the testimony of his fa to do battle with us by daylight; ther. The Indian was satisfied.
and now you can meet none but He embraced them. They return the devils.'
Amadis answerered, if you • Know you the knight's name? were good for any thing, you would said they. know that many are benighted who
• He told me it was Dardan.' cannot help it.'
True ! he is called Dardan the Begone,' quoth the knight, shall not enter here.'
proud ; the haaghtiest knight in you
this country. But, sir, seeing that « As God shall help me,' said you are unprovided of lodging, Amadis, • I think thou hast no will you abide this night in our man of valour in thy company. tents, which are pitched near at Tell me thy name before we part.' hand ?'
« That shall I do, on condition He, glad of their courtesy, rode that whensoever we meet thou with them; and having there a. wilt fight me.'
lighted, he unarmed: and when
the damsels saw how fair he was, To that Amadis, who was in
they delighted to see him : so wrath, readily assented.
they supped cheerfully together, Know then that my name is
and a lent was spread for him Dardan; and badly as thou will
wherein he should sleep. Meanfare this night, thou wilt fare much
time they asked him whither he worse the day that I shall meet
was bound. thee.'
“To the court of king Lisuarte." • Come out,' quoth Amadis
. And we are going there also, ard let them light us by those
to see what will happen to a lady, torches, lo do battle.
one of the best and noblest in the . What? said Dardan, 'arm land; all that she hath in the myself at this hour to fight with world is put upon the issue of a thee! I'll fall the knight who combat, which is to be performed should put on his spursand harness within ten days before king Lisfor such an enemy ! and with that uarte : but we know not who will he went in.
appear to defend her; for he, a
gainst whom her champion must Amadis proceeded through the
fight, is the best knight in Great forest, seeking some bush under
Britain, that very Dardan the which he might shelter himself; proud whom you so lately left.' Presently he heard voices, and proceeding faster, he came up | And on what cause,' said Ato two damsels on their palfreyo, || madis, ariseth the combat ?' attended by a squire. They saluted courteously, and Amadis re. "This Dardan loveth the daughcounted his adyenlure.
tcr of a knight, who, at his second
nuptiais married the lady I speak | rode along with sundry discouisof. Now hath this lady conceived | ings ; and among oiher talk, ley such hatred against her stepmo asked the knight, since God had ther, that she hath vowed never to placed them in company, that he love Dardan unless he bring her would tell them bis name ; the to king Lisuarte's court, and af which he did, but charged them firm that all her stepmother's 10 let none know it. So they progoods appertain to her, and
ceeded thro' unfrequented ways, maintain it by battle against whom- lodging in their tents, and regaling soever dare gainsay : and the on the food they took with them. dame, wbo was not well advised, At length they saw two, kuin his said she would produce a cham under a tree, armed and on horsepion, and this she did for her man back, who, seeing them, placed ifest right, thinking that one would themselves in the way, the one be found to combat for her: but saying to his companion, “wnick Dardan is so good a knight in of these damsels will you have ?" arms, that be it for right or wrong, all fear him.'
• This quoth he, and seized the
one as his comrade did the other. These tidings rejoiced Amadis, for the knight was against all
• What, sirs ! quoth Amadis, pride ; and now might he indulge
what manner of behaviour is this? his own anger in a just cause
what would ye do with the dam. and that in the presence of Oriana.
sels ? I pray you, sir,' said one of the
Make them our mistresses. damsels, .for courtesy acquaint us with your sudden musing.'
"So lightly think ye to win them!
said he, and took his helm, and • Willingly, if you will promise shield, and lance. Now release me, as loyal damsels, not to re them! veal it. I mean," quoth he, 'to combat for the lady.'
The one knight met him brave
ly, and broke his lance ; but sina. Gentle sir, that though pro
dis gave him such an atlaint that: ceeds from a high resolved mind : he lay with his heels upwards. God grant it a good issue ! So
The second came on, and pierced gave they each to other the good through his arms, and slightly night, and went to rest.
wounded Amadis. He on his part In the morning the damsels in- || failed with his lance ; but shields treated that he would not leave and horses met, and Amadis seiz. them, seeing they were bound 10 ed him, and plucked him from the one place, and that in the forest | saddle, and Gashed him down and kept mon of ill behaviour: They then rodc on with the damsc s.
length they came,' Then could not the 'squire lenear Wincisor. Amadis sad fair frain from lameniing, This exfriends, I woula remain in secret cessive love is a great misfortune: here to such time as the knight as heaven shall help me, I do not co je to the combat ; and, when think there is any one, how good the hour is, let your 'squire bring and beautiful soever s e may be, me hither tidings thereof."
who can equal your worth, or
whom you might not have.' Sir,' quoth the damsel, if it please you, we will remain with At this was Amadis greatly you."
enra ed. Go, idioi,' said he,
“how dare you talk so madly? If So hey pirched their tents apari
ever you again repeat suci: fr in the road, by the river side thoug!its, you shall go no further Meanwvile madis went upon a
witir me. liule eminence 10 look at the town
· Dry your eyes,' said Gandalin, and he e he sat under a tree, and
and let not them who are coming looked to vards the towers and the
see you thus.' high walls, and he suid in his healt, ah, God! the flower off!
It was the lady coming to her the world is i here! and thou city trial, weeping a id lamenting as containest now the lady that hatly she wen', for their was none lo no peer for goodness and beauty' defend her right. and who is more loved than all 0-11
( To te Concluded next sreek.) the's hat are loved, and that would I piove uponihe best kní bt in the world. And in these thoi's
SELECT ED. the car's trickled down his cheeks and he sat heedless of everything
For the Lady's Miscellany. about him. But Gawdalin, who saw a trop of knights and ladies SENTIMEVTIL FRAGMENT. coming up, called to him, and ask. cd iim if he did not sce that com
***** The rear of the morning jany. Ile neither heard nor an.
hanus on the thorn, and iinpeals saered. with that Gondali rook
the rose. In the day of my joy, him by the arm. “So help me,
my cheek was likened to the heaven, sir, you unlict yourself blushing beauty of that charming more than nced is! Take cour flower: and, though it has long age, as you do in other Urings."
since lost iis crimson, it still retains
a part of the solitude ; for the lear An, Gandalin " quod he, you is on it. But alas! no cheering had brcter counsel me to clie, than son exhales my sorrow : and, the 10 endu: cthis hopele:s SciTow! crystal, which stole forth in the
morning from my eyelidis, hoids
shall daily visit, till weary naiule its place at the midnight hour. conduci me to my husband and
my child. • And, is love,' said I, the canker.worm that has preyed on thy beuuty !--Des that torturing passion make thee shed the cease
EDWIN'S URN.--A FRAGMENT. less lear!
• Solitude ! thou hast lost the No,' replied Lucilla-Love
power of charming,' said gave me all its choicest blessings weeping Emma, as she was seDuring five years, I rioted in
dewing Edwin's ùrn with the leurs them; and this world was a hea.
of love. ven to me. William it is true is no more : but he died in the field No more with pleasure, do I of hono-be is recorded with sit on the fooi of yon oak, and listthose heroes who fought and fell en o tho sweet no es of the feaine for their country.
I bathed bis ered choir, as I was uontihon wounds his last words blessed me Edwin lived. Alas my Edwin, will - and his expiring sigh was brea you no more lead me to the s'iady. thed forth in my bosom. I wept bower and tune ou pipe to Einthe briny tears of honest sorrow ma's praise ! Peace ye biids:-but I had my consolation-my Edwin no more ecive you, merli. William loved none but me : and fuous tones in mild symphonic he s:ill lived in the blessed image son, S. D:oop, hang your heads, which he left me of himself..
flowers of the fieid: Numuoie
wilı y be plucked by Edwins hand "It was my dury-and soon be
to grace his Emma s naiz. came my sole delight to point out to the darling boy, the path in Sigos soft as the gentle zephyis, which his sire had trodden, and to slole from the fair muurner's instil into his expanding mind, an heart. emulation of parental virtue. His young breast felt the glowing
• Why bursts the intrusive sig ? flaine : and he was wont to weep
Why fulis the univa i og teal !: when I had him to the grave
Will those reca my Edwin fun
the tomb ? Au? no, Would 10 which glory had dug for his fathor.
heaven--sile paused-:Yes ii must
be -- I'he heaving bosom panis • But he, too, is taken from me for ease-he streaming eye is --he sleeps beneath this curf, filled with peace. Ed vin shund I which I adorn with flowers-here leave hee! It is only fo n mo nest my fancy feeds my sorrow : and then shall we meet and part na. this sac ed shrine of affection, ]