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of you, is, that you will have at | Pity as the transcribes the names of least the humanity to convince me, | Dryden, Otway, Savage, Collins, that my passion is as much despited, Chatterton and Llovd? Nay, did as it is treacherous and unjust. not the fublime Milton fell his Pa.

radise Lost for the paltry sum of Charles WALLER.

ten pounds ? a sum which Sir Ed.

ward Clarendon gives for a turtle, (To be continued.) '

or a few pine-apples.--Oh! my blood thrills through my veins,

when I think of such injustice! On the INJUSTICE OF FORTUNE 10 Genius.

1 The Three MAIDENS. A REFLECTION. From Mrs. Robinson's Nigel an (from the Looker-On, a Periodical

Paper,) i titled Angilina.)

DLUTO, perceiving that his IT grieves me to the soul when I

Furies were beginning to grow I reflect on the injufiice of For

old and worn in the service, called une in heaping treatures on the un

In Mercury to him, and defired him cultivated and ford d, when it is! well known, that some of the most

to go to the upper world, and search'

the globe over, to find him three illustrious characters, ancient and maids, such as were every way pro. modern, have perished in want !

per for the duty in which they Did not Homer recite his divine

were to be engaged. Mercury set poetry in the public streets for

off on his errand. It happened at bread? Did not Plautus, the great the same time, that Juno was in comic poet, earn a livelihood by i want of three handmaids. being turning a mill-stone? Was not the obli

the obliged to turn away those she liad, learned Xylander obliged to fell his

i obliged to tell his for their intrigues with Jupiter. notes upon Dionyfius Cassius for a

Iris was accordingly dispatched to mess of pottage ?

| Jook in every corner of the earthy Is it not dreadful to behold an ill

till the could mect with three vir. mannered cub revelling in the midst

gins of such severe chaftity, that of profusion, when it is a known

they were never known to smile - fact that the immortal Cervantes y upon a man. After a considerable periAhed in extreme poverty ? Who, | time spent in the search, Iris returnwithout shame, can anticipate the

ed out of breath, and alone. day, when * Sir Edward Claren- What!". cried her mistress, don's monumental honours lhall fill 66 have vou not succeeded then? Is a niche in the temple of the All-lit poflibie" O chastity! O virtue!” Good, though the enlightened Ben. 6 Goddess." returned Iris. " I have tivoglio, the ornament of Italy and indeed found three rigid maidens, the belles lettres, did not leave a that neidher love mor Mars himielt fum fuflicient even to lay him in the could ever have fubdued : but, earth?

alas ! I arrived too late.” 166 Too Are not the annals of our own late!" on Yes, too late ; Mercury country darkened by the hand of

| had already engaged them for Plu

to," For Piuto! for what purog in A worthlefs though well-drawn) pofe ?" "To inake three Furies character in this excellent novel,

of thene:" .

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