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orator to conquer resentment is liar indignity at the insult,and das. more glorious than to vanquish in tardly conduct of Mastapha. The the field,' still the vanity of human kindness of Aranza was even magwishes was predominant in prac. nified in his innágination ; and the tice. We do not wholly approve
native excellence of his heart the character of Kyoprili. Mild burst forth in acclamations of the and amiable in disposition he was gratitude by which it was won. still hunan. Much as his fidelity But when Alfonso related the disvas questioned for a while,a public covery of Morgiano--his beloved scrutiny re-established his great sister and partner of his misforname with the divan : wiped a tune, the transports of his joy were. way the foul aspersions and restor without bound. Rich in wealth ed his fame untarnished to the ar. and in the pleasing prospects of chives of his country's glory. This declining years, he hurried Alfon . should have quioted his high sense 80 to a realization of the dreams he of honor. With some it had been fancied. ?'bis happy day was the esteemed not merely a testimony the most glorious cposh of his life. honorable to their feelings, but It gave yim back a nephow, and * Aattering to their pride. But dif restored a sister! what higher
ferently was the operation in the blessings could indulgent provi. mind of Kyoprili. It was in pali dence bestoiv? but heaven, sull "tion for INSULT. The very ques. prodigal,outran the pleasing vision tion of honor was infamy. Indig.' he had formed. They entered the nant at the affiont, he secritly re apartment of Morgiana. Morad mitted the bulk of his princely for. was already there!-Bernard too! tune to England ; and at the peri and Violante-'cried Alfonso éd he accidentally discovered Mo-what! in tears?'—they were the rad was on a tour through Spain. tears of gladness.
Alfonso in his turn communicat Rosalvo!' exclaimed Kyoprili cd a circumstanrial detail of what | starting back. had happened to himself from his
Yes, it was Rosalvo--the duko period of their separation. He described the catastrophe of the
Aranza in Morgiana's arms! A1
fonso flew to Mariana for an exforest with a feeling heart-dwelt
planation of the scene he saw, but upon the amiable character of the -dluke with warmth bordering on
she could barely whisper through enthusiasm; and spoke of his friendship and genersus bounty,
BEHOLD YOUR TATHER !! though now no longer essential to him, with an affecting sensibility We must own or inability to do Kyoprili listened to him with a live. Il justice to a scene which had not ly interest. lle manifested pecu. Il disgraced the eye of Pericles. The
pencil of Zeuxis might delineate mention of Alfonso's name chang". what we have not the power 10 ed the tone ofthis watchfulservant. describe ; such a painting the The gate instantly Acw open ;wealth of Albens indeed never Morad was received and forthwith could have purchased.* For our conducted to the presence of A.. part we prefer the sublime but ef
ranza. ficacious modesty of Timanthes of Lycion, who having exhausted all
The duke was alone with Vio his recourses of grief in the coun- 1 lante, he had seen nothing of the tenances of those who lamented
casket. the intended sacrifice of Iphigenia
"Be seated, seignior,' said he, threw a veil over the face of Aga
(and my niece will look for įs. De memnon because he knew not how
you know Alfonso?' added the duke to express the exquisite feelings of scrutinizing the features of Morad the father!
with prying curiosity_tis strange Twas evening when Morad
he should send you back without knocked at the castle of Aranza" ;
some more palpable authority.the duke was at home; but the
Was he so anxious for this casket? suspicions of the porter were exe
did he fear to trust it in my house? cited as much by the unscasonable
such were, the questions he put.
To each Morad gave an answer the hour. as the appearance of the yis. itor. Morad was a turk ; and tho?
least. likely to alarm ; but he behe wore the costume of Spain, gan to feel his sitnation not the
most enviable in the world. The still had he a peculiar harshness
duke had been described to him in his countenance, which his recene pursuit rather confirmed than a
as a man of uncommon affabilitydiminished: but he was resolure easy of access, and rather condesin his demand ; he said he had licending for one of his high rank in business of importance with the life. How reverse the picture in
the duke : he must seo bim, he had
of Morad ! Violante. re.. no time to lose : it was growing turned: she had found the casket kate, and that he had a distance to
and would have given it to Morad. travel before the morning dawned. In vain he begged admission--in look at it, Violante-seignior for
Hold!' cried the duke,' I must vain were threats employed, noth-l give my curiosity, it is roused and ing could move ; till at last the give my curiosity, it is roused and
I must inspect the contents."
This vain artist, Zeuxis, on Heavens! what were the emopresenting his collection to the tions of Aranza ! They were the state, affirmed it to possess more property of his wife! the very merit than the city of Athens could jewels which she wore on the tria purchase.
Udal day! Violante,' said h cz
• leave us, my child_scignior childhood; he must have told you this is no time for ceremony. My how much I esteem him, and you , mind misgives.me-where is Al will not be so cruel as to leave me fonso? speak--noequivocation now.' in suspence-say I implore you—,
say who you are-how you should Morad was ignorant of the de
know so much yet so little of Alception practised by Alfonso on the
fonso!.. duke, and he replied in the great. est simplicity that he had gone to Morad had no cause, no desire France.
to conceal what he knew. Most
willingly had he parted with all he *To France !' exclaimed the possessel, his life not excepted, to duke ; "he left me to join his regi.
his affection for Alfonso. ment in Andalusia. Look at these
The duke's agitation, and knowjewels--did you ever sce them be- ledge of the jewels too were sinfore ?"
gular enough, and though it was • Never!",
not probable yet he chose to ima• How long have you known Al gine the possibility of ascertaining
some circumstance interesting to fonso ?'
Alfonso. • From a boy.' What is he?!
"You still hesitate ?' cried the * Honorable !
duke. "I mean his country-his fami. By no means,' replied Morad, ly-what is he?
I was only collecting my scatter: Alas! I know them not. ed thoughts that I might the more Strange indeed! what art thou easily satisfy your inquiries
My name is Morad, I was bora
in Turkey"Pardon me,' replied Morad,
In Turkey ! interrupted the piqued at the inquisitiveness-
duke. "I am not accustomed to such questions.'
"Yes, in Wallachia,' was the re
ply Whoe'er thou art," exclaimed the duke, 'forgive my error. O "Proceed, I pray you.' seignior! did you but know half the inquietude caused by this cas Morad retraced the story before ket, you would pity me. This related, conciuding with Afonso's necklace was my first gift to a discovery of his mother and the lamented wire all I ask is cause of the journey they had unonly to ascertain how it came here: dertaken. The duke heard him you have known Afonso from his to the end not without repeated in.
terruption. Violanie was called Kyoprili's in a sister, in a nephew, in-questioned asto her knowledge in his earliest friend? the loves, of Agnes, and the time elapsed, of Bernard and Alfonso no longer since she had taken the veil. Still opposed, their friendship was dou-, all was dark and mysterious : Vi- bly cemented in the friendship of, olante knew little of" Agnes.. she their respective wives ! had met her as a nup of St. Clare,
(Concluded.) and was grateful for the uniform attention she had shown--more Violante knew not; Morad could. For the Lady's Miscellany. explain no farther : Bernard was sent for : he recollected the agita,
The LUCUBRATOR, tion of Agnes in the vaults of St.
NUMBER V. Clare, when the duke's. life was threatened. Aranza hoped, yet On the UTILITY and PLEA.. doubted : he paused, he reflected: SURES of LEARNING. he thought it possible his beloved Sitempus in studia conferas, omne vią wife might have survived the crim. iæ fastidium effugeres, nec noctem, inal rashness of a suspicious mind
fieri optabis tædio lucis, nic tibi grav.
is eris, nec alio supervacuus. long since bad he doubled the fatal
SENEGA DE TRANQUILL.. impressions of a jealous moment. Years of unavailing sorrow.promis
The comprehensive genius of ed to poison the felicity of future man speaks him made for the at. cxistence. Fortunately he found tainment of learning, as much as a solace in a second marriage : that his social faculties declare that he also in the end proved unhappy, was not made for solitude. The and the only temporal tranquility uses of the several parts of his . he looked for was in the society of body are not more obvious,or more his niece and the husband he had certainly determined than the uses selected. Morad's story carried of his mental powers. Nature has, him back to former days. This made nothing in vain. If Man Agnes might be Zaide, (the Mor- hides from the world the strength giana of Georgia) the first inspirerand capacity of his mind, he is a of a tender passion. He resolved neglectful servant, who has westto follow her, and the journey gave || ed, by inactivity, the talents comher back to his enamored heart ! mitted fo his care. If, in spite of Tnc passion of Rosalvo was not the most assidious, endeavours, gone, it was only smothered to he wastes his sweetness on the break forth with renewed violence || desart air,' and his excellence is in the breasts of the now duke A. i disregarded, he but shares the ranza. Morgiana's happiness was fate of many a mute inglorious. complete in the treble blessing of Milton, that lies buried in the a brother, a husband, and a son-general mass of groveling mind,s.
“ied down to pursuits beneath the (know not why ; for in a healthy level of their powers. It had been anda temperare man wha: is there
but the Divierte Fiat that can date long agreed 10 by Moralists, that learning, if it be not virtue, is at the existeixe? Delicacy of apleast one of its principle ornaments petite resurns, and with regard both It is a food as necessary for pre
to mind and body, we
seem to serving the vigour of the mind, as subsist more on the juices and common food is for preserving the strength already stored up than by vigour of the body. The anaology any fresh supplies from without. betwixt mental and corporeal
At length, we visit the mansions food is perhaps as truly logical of earthly oblivion, with many a any 'analogy we possess
faculty not called forth, and many If a man reads without thinking, it a power whose existence tells us is like eating without digesting ; are here but entering on the if he reads contrary to his inclina
elements of that perfection which tion, he profits not, because he has
is finished in another world. no appetite. If he writes more
Virtue is seldom the portion of than he reads, his writing is crude,
absolute ignorance, for the virtue unwholesome, and vitiated ; but if of a savage is more the instinct of he reads in proportion to his think.
interest than the emanation of ing, his mind separates, by oblic principle. But Learning by devevion; the noxious form the saluta. loping the works of heaven and J'y part, and the latter is assimilat. the nature of man, teaches us the ed into, and becomes part of, his
value of rectitude, by teaching us own thoughts. If he reads frivo that we should have been brutes Jous and fictitious writings, his
without it.--Learning is merely mind suffers a gradual decay from the experience of former ages, to want of due nourishment, and its
which philosophers add their own, powers become polluted. If he and thereby leave the world with reads works where the judgment
mere opportunities of knowledge is interrested, his mind is richly than when they entered into it. nourished. and its vigour regularly
The principal, or at least secondasupplied. As age advances, this ry, a very considerable and valuamental diet must be changed ble purpose wbich Learning is inThe tender and slight foods that tended to serve is, to employ the would have agreed with the con many hours allotted to us in life, stitution in the days of youth, must and which are often more than our bo changed for the solid matter professional employments dethat can give stability to vigour of mand. To be totally attached to mind, and please an appetite more business, is to labour and toil for keen after variety of diet : but what we can never enjoy; and to when the evening of life'approach- give up the hours (not set apart, os, both mind and body decay, we for business) to the pursuit of plea?