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solicit your favour : as your bro ed him, which have such a powerther, I entreat it with all that ar fui empire over a young and tendour of affection which we owe to der heart. · Prince,' answered each other. By either title, I hope Mademoiselle de Dinan, “what to gain your consent. My happi. do you wish-- what can you reness, my life itself is at stake. quire? Yes! I do not hesitate to Let my nuptials noiv, speedily fol say, it is you that have taught me low yours.
I have a soul, alas, but too suscep
tibie. But do you forget that my Francis assures his brother that
parents still live in an uncle, who he would exert all his authority in inherits their power over me? Has his favour. He embraces him not the Marshall of Brittany an with fraternal tenderness, and is
unconquerable aversion to you. as warmly interested in his happi- Does he not compel me to enness as in his own. The enrap dure the courtship, or rather the tured Prince already imagines persecution of Arthur de Montahimself the husband of Alicia. ban? My cruel guardian exacts He hastens to throw himself at implicit obediance. He urges the her feet: No expressions,' said solemn engagement of my parents he, can describe my joy. The in favour of my persecutor. It is Duke is informed of all. He knows, my duty, he says to fuifil that prodivine Alicia, he knows that I mise—which will cost
me my idolize you-that I am impatient life.'-- You shall live--you shall to be yours. Ah ! let the duke i be mine,' eagerly resumed the reign over Brittanny; let him allot Prince ; no power on earth shall me still no more than the paltry prevent our union. I adore you : establishment I enjoy, unworthy your parents are no more ; you as it is of my birth and rightful are free: you are mine: 1 have my claims ; I will never more brother's consent: I have yours. plain. Have I not obtained the
Will the presumptuous Arthur supreme felicity of my life? O
still contend with the brother of his my adorable mistress, am not I
Sovereign? But, my superior rank superior to my brother--to the
out of the question, who can boast greatest Monarch in the world?
a passion that can vie with mine? Ab! speak it, repeat a thousand -Oh, my divine mistress, scatter times, that the Prince of Brittany these clouds ; let us have no other first inspired you with sensibility prospect but the altar. Every thing Can Virtue forbid the dear confese bespeaks our approaching happision !
ness-all is propicious to an union
which heaven has already formed. He kissed one of her hands with transport. In the excess of emo. Such was the ardour, such the tion these expressive teurs escap- limpetuosity with which the Prince
of Brittany loved and spoke. He
From the Whig. could divine no obstruction to his views. His happiness, as it was
ORATION ON GAMING. exquisite in ider, was no less cer
. Go search the haunto tain in expectatien. He ran to
Where ar'rice vile, his anxious vigil communicate his transports to his keeps, friend Tanguy, the Bastard of And the base soul hangs trembling in Brittany ; while the charming A. suspence, licia still refused to harbour the While from the burried hand, the rolling
die flattering illusion.
Or painted card, pregnant with fate de Her apprehensions, indeed, were
scends; not without foundation. The Prince There will be found the furrowed brow was surrounded at court by impla: or Care, cable enemies, who were secretly Deep marked with lines of thought contriving his ruin, and who were
slern Anguish there,
Herald of suicide tremendous frowns actuated by every motion of re.
Upon the sordid gamester, passion's venge. Arihur de Montauban,
slave, hurried on by the effervescence of Who scatters to the wind the little store a passion, that heeded not the That God had given him in a happier sanctity of Jaws, was impatient to bour, be rid of a formidable rival, John
To feed his hapless babes. And there de Hingant, Gentlemen of the Bed
From time receive a catalogue of crimes Chamber, did not foster a less de
And list of murdered hours. But never vouring fame : he had received
yet, some affront from the Piinoe offiath Quaker there been founde;' &&c. Brittany; and offended vanity is [Stuart's Foem of: The Quakers.' actuated by all the rage of jealous The following oration, by a young love. With these two persons was associated James d'Espinay,
student in one of our principal Bishop of Rennes. They directed
seminaries, (prepared some time. at pleasure the weak understanding
since) is surely worthy of some of the duke ; and, being informed
regard, at a time, when the evil of the conversation which he had
it exposes is so rank and rife, as with his brother, they erected their
to require a strong corrective, batteries, in order to combat and
Numbers, we know, are enticed
into this damnable practice by a destroy, if possible, the object of
complacent disposition; by practheir hatred.
tising a fashionable amusements (To be Continued.)
for them we have some charity, THE ladies of the thin flannel corps,
But we desire to be informed are beginning to resumethethin muslins,
wherein the inveterate gamefor the gratification of the admirers of ster differs from the thief? It ransparent vievs.
would be unjust to the highway.
man, (who has sufficient forti- 1 tremblingly to acknowledge her tude to face the pistol and, to power,—vhen she forces them to brave the gallows,) to run a par- take a reluctant glance at past and rallel between him and the dicer to reflect on what may possibly, or the card player, who watches be the nature of their future conwith,eagle eye the unwary con
ditions': but from the mind of the duct of his simple friend, to rob gamester, every vistige of an inhim of his purse.
The foot-clination to weigh the conséquenpad is more magnanimous. Ifces of his pursuits, is carefully gentlemen, polished gentlemen, eradicated --every thought of both agree to cheat one another, after the future and the past is studious. dining or supping together; is ly avoided :-his whole soul, with it more moral than a bargain all the energies and faculties which to try which of the parties can
God ha h given it, are occupied steal the more ?-We repeat, not in religious preparations 10 it is not so elever a business as
guard against the approaching torhighway robbery, Bat, really rent-nor in entreaties to the benithe subject is treated so ably ficence of the Almighty for strength and elegantly in the production to resist its encroachments ; but we are about to insert, that our ) in the illusory employment of cal. hasty, comments may well beculating and anticipating success, sparede
or in devising projects to rain the
associates of his criminal pursuits. Among the different amusements which notwithstanding the sanction
II it be admitted that this forms of fashion and general adoption, a correct picture of the usual state will always wear the coloring, and of a gamester's mind, it will be merit the stamp of criminality it unnecessary to search for ony other would be difficult to discover any source, from which to procure ar. one, so extensively injurious in its guments to illustrate the criminaltendency or so terribly destructive ity of his profession. in its consequences, as GADLING..
The future condition of the soul None of the branches of vice are is to be determined, by the manner go deeply marked with guilt, as in which we direct its faculties and those which engender a total dis- | powers while inhabitants on carth. regard for moral and religious Our thoughts are as open to the laws. The seducer, the slanderer contamination, and as liable to the and ihe sensualist we seldom find l'imputations of guilt as our external wholly and continually wrapt in actions, and will undergo a similar the gratihcation of their unnatural | ordeal on our entrance into the propensities. There are moments i world of spirits. If this be true, when coóscience obliges them and Revelation forbids us to doubt,
est and sincerest pleasure, wereldom, and then only to fill up the certain that any remarks I have vacuity of an idle hour ;--obers made this evening, were inappli are perhaps, driven to them by cable to the youth of Baltimore- wants, which need immediate re. Could I be persuaded that in the lief. But can the first discover metropolis of Maryland, there were no other method of removing the pone liable to the imputations that ennui which idleness produces,than will always attach to the character by devoting theirtime to an amuse. of the gamester, it would be to me ment which their good sense will the cause of many agreeable and oblige them to view as improper ? delightful sensations. But aias! I Has literature no charms ? Can am compelled to say that this is the various branches of learning not the case.
afford no recreation ? and are not
the toils of business to be relieved A very slight degree of observa- by a recourse to books?- In regard tion will enable any onc to per- to necessity's forming a proper and ceive that the younger portion of valid excuse, for resorting to the our citizens is pretty generally i gaming table, there is but one antainted with an inclination for play: / swer: from whatever is intrinsi. He who will permit his curiosity cally evil, a happy prosperity can to lead nim 10 our billiard tables, never be derived. However cheerand our different places of reso:
ting may be the smiles with which for gaming in all its varieties, will fortune at first favors the advocale find a strong and convincing proof fer her good graçes, he need never of this, in the eagerness with which look for a lasting pleasure from the greater part of the allendanıs her kindest regards. The success at those places venture their mo. he meals with at firsi, only whets ney in the contest, and the anxiety his desire for gain, and produce wiivsbich they await the result off a determination to proceed in his t'eir speculations. I will not be career.-- But he only enjoys a lemso unjust as 10 assert, that all who porary felicity. The inclination to appear to participare in the occu- tempt his fortune to the utmost, pations for which those places are engendered by the success of his professediy intended are gamblers; first essay, leads him to make new but I would be equally unjust if I trials ;-but, the fickle goddess do admitted that none of them merit langer exhilirates him with her ed that lille.
smiles he is now unsuccessful--he
makes another effort-still she Among the great variety of per turns from him.---again he is unsons that are to be found at the fortunate, once more and the gaming houses of our city, I have dreams of happiness and wealth not the least doubt that there are which fancy had painted in his im. many who resort thither but selHagination varish into obscurity-
All the gay, expectations of the power are cxerted for her support pleasures which riches would have and protection. He is more anxenabled him to purchase, are in a ious to preserve his own character moment destroyed and his original and reputation because hers is poverty, with ait iis attendant mis- blended with it. Lastly, the good eries, return with aggravated hor. husband is pious and religious, that rors.
he may animate her faith by his Did my limits allow it, I should practice, and inforce the precepis
of Christianity by his own examlike to have noticed some of the ple; that as they join 10 promoto principle existing causes tbat tend
each other's happiness in this to foster propensities to gaming world, they may unite to insure einstead of eradicating them from
ternal joy & feliciiy in that which the minds of our young men--but
is to come. your patience has been sufficient, ly tried--on your kindness and politeness, it would be improper ta
A GOOD WIFE. trespass,and therefore, with grate. ful thanks for the attention with THE good wise is one who, e. which you have listened to my ver mindful of the solemn contract crude and disconnected remarks I which she hath entered into, is conclude with a sincere wish that strictly and conscientiouly virtuous the hints I have thrown out, my consonent, and faithful to her husinduce many, now before me 10 band ; chas'e, pure, and unblemreflect seriously on the subject I ished in every thought, word, and aye attempted to discuss." deed. She is humble and modest Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1811, from reason and conviction, sub
missive from choice, and obedient
from inclination. What sbe acA GOOD HUSBAND.
quires by love and tenderness she
preserves by prudence and discre. THE good husband is one who, tion. She makes it her business wedded not by interest but by
to serve and oblige her husband ; choice, is constant as well fom in.
conscious that every thing that clination as from principle. He promotes his happiness must in treats his wife with dellicacy as a the end contribute to her own. -woman, and with tenderness as a Her tenderness relieves his cares friend. He attribules her folly her affection softens bis distress ; to her weakness, her imprudence her good-humour and complacen. to her inadvertency. He passes cy lessen and subdue his afHictions. them over, therefore, with good : She openeth her mouth,' as Solnature, and pardons them with in
omou says,' with wisdom ; and in Julgence. All his strength and her tongue is the law of kindness.