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STRATHALLAN. 18

BY

ALICIA LEFANU,

GRAND-DAUGHTER TO THE LATE THOMAS SHERIDAN, M.A.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

Quando scende in nobil petto
E

compagno un dolce affetto
Non rivale alla virtù:
Respirate, alme felici
E vi siano i Numi amici
Quanto avverso il ciel vi fù.

MITASTAS10.--DEMETRIO.

London:

PRINTED FOR SHERWOOD, NEELY, AND JONES,

PATERNOSTER-ROW,

OD LETAD

27 APR*:57

R & R. Gilbert, Printers, St. John's Square, London.

STRATHALLAN.

CHAPTER I.

Ah! perdona at primo affetto,
Quest' accento sconsigliato,
Colpa fu del labbro usato,
A chimarti ognor così.

METASTASIO, LA CLEMENZA DI Tito.

and

“WHY need you venture your health

your life in that infected air, ainidst that mingled

mass of houses and graves called a great city; surrounded by the smoke and pestilent vapours of every

different trade and manufactory; when, here, you can have leisure, independence, solitude, or society as you will ?"

Such was Sowerby's abrupt exclamation, on Mrs. Melbourne's first hinting the necessity of her returning to London. He then

VOL. IV.

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