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This solid globe, which thine own hane
hath made So firm and sure, if this my steps betray; If my own mother:Earth, from whance I
sprung, Rise up with rage annatai al, to devoer Her wretched offspring, whither shall I
fly? Where look for sucodur? Wbere but lip
Almighty Father? Save. O save thy Apollo struck the enchanting Lyre,
suppliant The Muses sung in strains alternate.'
From horrors such as these ? At thy
good time Let death approach ; I reek not let him
In genuine form, not with thy vengeance For the Lady's Miscellany,
armed, Too much for man to bear. O rather
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And at the hour, when all aghast I stand
A trembling candidate for thy compas. THE EARTHQUAKE.
sion) But oh? what means that ruinous On this would's brink, and look into the roar! why fail
next ; These tottering feet? Earth to its centre
When my soul, starting from the dark feels
unknown, The Godhead's power, and trembling at Casts back a wishful look, and fondly his touch
clings Through all its pillars, and in every pore. To her frail prop, unwiling to be wrench. Hurls to the ground with one convulsive ed hcave,
From this fair scene, from all her 'cus. Precipitating domes, & towns & towers,
tomed joys The work of ages. Crushed beneath the And all the lovely relatives of life : weight
Then shed thy comforts o'er me, then of general devastation, millions find put on (ne conamon grave; not e'en a widow The gentlest of thy louks. Let no dark left,
crimes To waile her sons: the house that should in all their hideous forms then starting protect,
up, Entombs his master; and the faithless Plant themselves round my couch in plain,
grim array, If there he Aies for help, with sudden | And stab may bleeding heart with evo yawn
edgid torture, Starts from beneath him. Shield me gra. Sense of past guilt, and dread of future cious Heav'n
woe, O snatch me from destruction) If Ibis | Far be the shortly arew! And in the's globe,
Go loves and graces, beare my lale
To her. the fairest of !he fair ; Say – THYRSIS dies' you need not tell
The cause of his despair.
Should pity melt the generous lear
From her soul moving eye, O ! tell my fair-my blooming fair, FOR HER
R-T'll live and die !
*Let cheerful Memory from her purest
cells, Lead forth a goodly train of virtues fair, Cherished in early youth, now paying
back With ten fold usury, the pious care, And pouring o'er *my wounds the hea.
venly balm, of sonscious innocence. But chiefly,
thou, Whom soft eyed pity once led down from
Hearen To bleed for man, to teach him how to
lire, And, ob, still harder lesson! how lo die; Disdain not thou to smooth the restless
bed Of sickness and of pain. Forgive the
But, if disdain form her reply,
Then bid the fair adieu ! And, smiling, say-Twas all a lie
He scorns to die--For you !'
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raiment of a superior, siood uncovered in the gaping earth-hor
rid was the sight! the abbess TIE FOUNDLING ON shrieked and plunged into the
grave-it closed and both were BELGRADE.
swallowed up!-But now is the
moment for our escape, let us now:That is the entrance,' said she, lose it an opportunity that may • to the place we seek. The same
never come again.' key vill open to us a passage at that moment a tremendous crash The explosion of the vaults was shook the immense building to its | felt even in the convent; and the senter. Gracious powers cried superstitious sisterhood, fancying Agnes, 'what have we done.'- the world at an end, crouded round the abbess trcmbled; but feared the altar of St. Clare. Poor Mato answer. . What men are these!' 1 riana, less credulous, but not less exclaimed Agnes retreating in dis the victim of appalling fear, was may. Men!' thought Alfonso, wailing in terrible suspense. On “then weremysuspicions trne.' For the countenances of Agnes and her ward he flew, and clasping his af son she read the effects of some frighted mother in his arms, drag- awful catastrophe, but fearing to ed her from the vault and turned | enquire the cause she readily conthe key upon the traitor!'
sented to their united entreaties ;
and giving to Alfonso the few Is it you, Abmed,' cried the
clothes provided for their flight, terrified ugnes "what a horrid
permitted herself to be carried scene was that ! lead me from the
from the accursed cloisters of St. accursed spot for worlds would not
Clare. keep me here another hour !'
What was it,' exclaimed Alfonso. The black clouds that darkened -Saw you nothing ?'Noth the atmosphere were now remov. ing,' cried Alfonso.- The tomb ed, and they soon reached the spot of Francisco,' said Agnes, was where Morad stood provided with thrown open and the dead arose ! a carriage. Fearful of discovery the monk himself, clothed in the they travelled all night, the whole
of the next day, and part of the wide the book of fate and given succeeding evening : passing thro' him lawless choice such would the towns of Balbastro and Campo y have been the parent he woula without resting, when they fortun- have acknowledged ! ately reached the french lines In vain hc'entreated his mother "Without interruption. All danger | for the history she had promised: was now past, and they agreed to she was anxious to ascertain the halt for a nighi's repose.
curious import of the strangers
letter; and Alfonso, presuming For the first time Alfonso recol.
her inclinations were governed by lected that he had left the casket
the possibility of hearing some inof jewels at the castle of Aranza: telligence less prejudicial to his His mother was uneasy at this čir father's credit, reluctantly forebore 'cumstance ; she mentioned their
to press the subject for the present "value ; and though the sum given who this unknown was, baffled all to Alfonso by the mysterious stran- conjecture ; but it was evident be ger augured' favorably as to the possessed some information inter"prospect before them, still it was resting to the family, and both wete essential to guard against the worst importunate to arrive at the inteland for fear the domestics of the
ligence. duke should purloin the prize, Mo
As he approached the appoint"rad was dispatched to secure it.
ed spot, the heart of Alfonso dilat'Twas during this journey that led with the idea that he should Alfonso for the first rime became behold a father in the stranger. In acquainted with the attachment of a moment was forgotten the deBernard for Violante, and his hap sertion of his youth. All recollecpy prospect of successful love.- tion of the wayward fortune that On this journey it was that he made had pursued him from his cradle his mother the confident of his all the pangs of lingering suspense own attachment, and to hear from all the inconsolable hours of an "the lips of Mariana herself the unfriended orphan, were lost in the
speady consumation of his happi- name of Father. There is, inness. What more could he de- | deed, something venerable in this sire ?--fortune smiled upon his
word. It associates in the mind
ideas which we dwell upon with friend and upon himself-he had
peculiar delight; and the beautifound an affectionate mother, and ful comparison of the rornan emwas soon to be the husband of Ma- peror will endure through ages a riana but still was this journey record worthy of his name.* A destined to open a wider field of
• A reverence is due to a wise pa. felicity to the Foundling of Bel
rent,' said the amiable Antoninus, 'simgrade. It was to give him a father | ilar, though inferior to that which is and a friend ! ay, such a father too | paid by the religious to the parent of
ihe universe.' This is the passage to that had omnipotence itself thrown which it is presumed, the author atludos.
week elapsed butno stranyer could dious policy of the seraglio was he find—no tidings of Morad was enough to confirm his belief. In received.
Turkey, to use the language of the
historian, the grave iş ever beside At length twas Kyoprili he saw!
the throne.' He remembered his The great and virtuous defender
own elevated rank and attributed of stood before him! he
the intended assassination of Al. who was the saviour of Alfonso
fonso to the women of the palace, who had made him what he was
whose abandoned profligacy never -whose affectionate regard was ne
scrupled to wade through blood in ver to be forgotten-whose death
the removal of those who should and calumniated memory Alfonso impede their aspiring views. In had never ceased to mourn !
chat abject country, despotic as is enviable their feelings! • And have
the sway of the sultan, his life is I again found my long lost ward !
never safe. The janissaries, like cried Kyoprili;-,little did I imagine the prætorian band of ancient the gift of Hassan was so near a re
Rone, are become the disposers • la tive ;-little did I imagine you of the purple-less a body guard
were the son of my beloved but than a formidable force to dispose unhappy Morgiana. In me, Ah
at will the ruling prince. Now med, behold your paternal uncle
that he was removed from all ap-We part no more !'
prehensions of Alonso's safety-It will be remembered that the
now that they had met once more, letter and the minatures which ac
he was determined they never companied the infant to the care
should separate. Absence had not of Morad were given up to Kyop-|| lessened his early attachment; and rili--no wonder the bitter anguish the propinquity thus accidentaliy
of his soul should enforce the tear discovered, was but a stronger The shed! the one was the hand
claim to his protection. writing, the other the portrait of a beloved sister. In a inoment ibe Shamefully calumniated by an dark mystery which enveloped the ungrateful country, Kyoprili had birth of bis adopled, vanished from chancelled the bond of his aliegi. his cve. That sister was the be- lance and submitted 10 yoluntary loved Zaide of the mighty Selim : | banishment, rather than endure the to him she bore a son, and that son galling servitude of splendid misewas of course, Alfonso. He knew ry. He could have borne an injuhe had escaped the general mas-ry, but his high spirit and dignifisacre at, and his apprehen- ed rank looked upon insult as ige sions for his safety called forth the nominous. The equanimity of his opostrophe uttered in the presence i soul made him prone to forgiveof Morad. As to the imperial | ness; and though he was ever mandare his knowledge of the all ready to exclaim with the roman