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By this cordial my limbs were animated with l " I related to him my whole history The new streng:h, my heart with fresh cograge and man without waiting, until I had finished, sprang hope, and love of life; I began to conceive that up with eager impatience, and drew me after I was not altogether miserable; such were the | him. Come, brother, landlori!,' said he,' now effects of this welcome liquor. Nay, I confessi', ll you are ripe, now I have got you where I wanted my situation again approached that of the happy; || you. I shall gain honour by you. Follow me.' for I had, at last, after a thousand disappointed Where will you lead me?" hopes, found a creature who bore a resemblance 1.“ Don't ask questions. Follow ;" he dragged to myself.
me forcibly after him. “ The man had stretched himself on the grass; !| “ We had proceeded near a mile, the forest I did the same.
became more and more uneven, impervious and “ Your draught hath been of service to me,” entangled, neither of us spoke a single word, said I; 'we must be better acquainted with one until at last the whistle of my conductor roused another.'
me from my reveries. I cast my eyes around me, “ He struck fire to light his pipe.
we stood on the craggy precipice of a rock, “ Have you been long in the trade?"
which descended into a deep cleft. A second “ He looked at me stedfastly. What do I whistle answered froin the inmost womb of the you inean by that?
rock, and a ladder, as of iiseli, slowly arose out “ las this been often bloudy?” I drew the of the hollow. My leader descended first, deknife from his belt.
siring me to wait until he should return. I « Who are you?" said he in a terrible voice, must chain the dog,' added he, ' you are a and laid the pipe aside.
stranger here, the beast would tear you to pieces.' “A murderer, like yourself!--but, as yet, With that he went. only a heginner."
« Now I stood alone on the brink of the “ The man looked sternly at me, then took | abyss, and I knew very well that I was alone. up his pipe again.
The imprudence of my guide had not escaped “ You do not live here?” said he, at last. | my notice; a moment's resolution, to have drawn
“ Three miles from this, the keeper of the up the ladder, I was safe, and my flight secured. Sun, in L-, if you have ever heard of me.” I must confess, I was conscious of this. I looked
“ The man sprang up, like one deprived of his Il down into the gulf, which was now to receive senses,
me, it gave me a dark idea of the abyss of hell, « The deer stealer, Wolf?” cried he, hastily. | from which there can be no hope of salvation. I « The same !"
began to tremble at the path I was now going to « Welcome, comrade! welcome !" cried he, I tread; a speedy Aight only could save me. I and shook me heartily by the hand. That is resolved on this flight; already I stretched out my excellent that I have you at last, landlord! Year arm to lay hold of the ladiler, but at once it and day I have been thinking how to get you. I thundered in my cars, it sounded on every side know you very well. I have been told of all like the scoffing laughter of hell: 'what has a that has happened. I have long reckoned on murderer to risk!' and my arm fell powerless to you.'
my side. My score of iniquity was full; the time « Reckoned on me! for what then?"
for repentance was no more; the murder I had " The whole country rings of you ; you have committed lay lowered up behind me like a been persecuted by justice, Wolf; you have been ruck, and barred my return for ever. At the ruined; the manner in which they have treated | same time my conductor again appeared, and inyou is sinful."
timated to me I might come down. Now I had " The man grew warm because you shot a no longer an alternative descended. couple of wild boars, which the Prince feeds on “ We had proceeded a few steps under the our fields and meadows, they have for years | cleft, when the bottom extended itself, and dis. dragged you about the work-house and the for. covered several huts. In the midst of these a tress; they have robbed you of your house and round green opened to the view, on which several livelihood; they have reduced you to beggary. Il people, eighteen or twenty in number, had laid Is it come to this, brother, that man is to be themselves around a coal fire. 'Here comrades," valued no higher than a hare? are we not better I said my leader, and presented me in the midst of than the beasts of the field ? and a fellow like the circle, our landlord of the Sun; bid him you could endure this ?'
welcome.' « Could I help it ?
" Landlord of the Sun," cried all at the same " That we shall see. But tell me, where do time, and every one darted up, and pressed round you come from now, and what are your inten I me, men and women. Shall I confess it, the joy tions :
1) was undissembled and sincere; confidence, even
regard was apparent in every face. One squeezed | endeavoured to obviate my reserve with her my hand, another familiarly took hold of me by licentious jests, but she was altogether my aver. the coat.
sion, and the bashful Maria had captivated my # The whole scene was as the meeting with heart for ever. an old acquaintance, who is dear to us. My “ You see, brother landlord," began the man 'arrival had interrupted the feast which was just who had brought me here, you see on what going to begin. They immediately recommenced footing we live here with one another, and every it, and invited me to drink to the welcome. day is the same. If you can therefore resolve to Venison of every sort was their meal, and the find our manner of life agreeable, become one of fiask, with sine, circulated freely from neigh us, and be our leader. Hitherto I have filled boar to neigbbour. Good living and harmony that honourable station, but I will yield the place seepied to inspire the whole band, and every one to you. Do you agree comrades?" vied to express his joy at my arrival, in a manner “ A joyful yes was issued from each throat. more licentious than his neighbour.
“My determination cost me but little. I'll “ They had seated me betwixt two women, stay with you, comrades,' called I, in a loud and which was the place of honour at table. I ex- resolute tone of voice, as I stepped into the midst pected to find then the refuse of their sex, but of the gang. 'l'll stay with you,' called I again, bow great was my astonishment on discovering on condition that you will relinquish to me my amongst this abandoned crew the most beautiful pretty neighbour.' All consented to grant my female forms which ever my eyes had seen. desire; and I became the captain of a band of Margaret, the elder and more beautiful of the robbers." [*, assumed the title of maid, and could scarce 1 pass over the remaining part of the history, have attained her five and twentieth year; she the merely detestable can have nothing instructive talked in a very licentious manner, and what her for the reader. An unfortunate wretch who is tongue concealed her gestures fully expressed. sunk so very low as this, must at last become Maria, the younger, was married, but had eloped familiar with every vice which disgraces human from a hasband who had used her ill. She was nature-but he never committed a second inur. more delicate, but looked rather pale and sickly, der, as he himself declared when put to the and dazzled less than her fiery neighbour. Both torture. these women contended with one another to
(To be continued.) infiame my desires; the beauteous Margaret |
None of all the cities of the north being at || not but have a powerful influence on the morals, present more intimately connected with England customs, and the taste of its inhabitants. And than Hamburgh, we flatter ourselves a short ac we can safely aver, that the manner of living, for count of it will not prove uninteresting to our | instance, is totally different from what it was ten readers. According to Mr. Hesse, who has years ago. Eating-houses and taverns of every published an excellent description of Hamburgh, || description are to be met with in various parts of it has about 150,000 inhabitants. Within these || the city. In some of these a eomfortable dinner, few years a great number of merchants of all a bottle of wine included, may be had for twenty countries have settled there, and by their fortunes pence English, while in others you may dine for and industry greatly contributed to render its a louis-d'or per head, wine excluded. The feasts trade more extensive. The number of vessels of the Hamburghers are uncommonly sumptuous, which entered its port in the year 1804, amount the tables being loaded with all the niceries of ed 10 2148, of which 3 came from Carliz, 117 from the season.-The German theatre is far from Amsterdam, 198 from London, 80 from New corresponding with the wealth of that city ; 'whilst castle, 51 from Bourdeaux, 71 from Russia, 2 | the French theatre distinguishes itself particufrom China, and 149 from North America. The larly by its comic operas. The orchestra is one cargoes of the latter, besides a great variety of of the best in Germany Viotti and Giarwichi, other articles, contained alone 22,258,000 pounds whose great talents were justly admired by the of cuffee. Such an extensive commerce could "English connoisseurs, were honoured with the most marked distinction at Hamburgh. The | poin'ment at the university of Hel insta-dt, is a play-houses are open every night during winter, I real literary loss to Hamburgh. The Patriotic except on Saturdays, when concertos are general.
Society, which spares no expence in promoting ly given,-The balls in Boselhof are extremely the improvement of the sciences and the fine arts, brilliant. Waltzes are the predominant dances. is one of the gratest ornaments of which HamThe city itself is dark, the streets being narrow, burgh can boast. The learned Lorenz Meyer, and the houses in general very high. The gate; is one of its most distinguished members. The are shut early every night, a regulation whicle 10 Vene Correspondent, a daily paper printed at Hamforeigners must appear rather inconvenient, but
burgh, under the direction of a son of the celedoes credit to the wisdom of the senate. It is | brated Klopstock, is the most esteemed publicaimpossible to find, or even to imagine, a more I tion of :he kind on the Continent, and rivalled hv magnificent and striking view than you may enjoy none, each impression consisting of above one in the Baumhaus, a public building, where tea, thousand copies. The Precis des Evenemens coffee, and a variety of other refreshments may | Militaires, published by Perthes, in French and be had. The new house built for the reception German, is one of the most eminent and elaborate and education of orphans, is a most magnificent periodical publications on the Continent. The building, and justly might be denominatert the
Mercury of Europe, an English paper, established palace of orphans. The manner in which the
last year by a Mr. Windsor, also deserves honourchildren are instructed in the old house for or
able mention. The extensive sale of a monthly phans, reflects the greatest honour on the Senate
Musical Magazine, proves that the Hamburghers of Hamburgh, and the charitable zeal with which
l are also zealous in encouraging the improvement it is supported, is highly creditable to the inha
of the elegant art of inusic. The venerable bitants of that weal hy city. A beggar is a very
Klopstock, author of the Messiuh, undoubtedly uncommon phenomenon in the streets of Ham.
is the greatest literary ornament of which Hamburgh.-Gloomy as the streets of the city are, the burgh can boast. The commentary on Mr. Ancountry seats of the wealthy citizens present the derson's valuable collection of the laws of Hammost charming prospects, and you need but to burgh, published by Dr. Hasche, is a work of walk a few miles to enjoy the beauties of nature great utility, and should be in the hands of every in the greatest perfection. The hospitality and
foreign merchant trading to Hamburgh. The complaisance shewn by the Hamburghers to most prevailing feature in the manners of the strangers, scarcely can be excelled. A few re
Hamburghers, is a divided Anglomania. Robspectable acquaintances suffice to enable a travel
beries are very uncommon, notwithstanding the Jer to enjoy social pleasures of all kinds, and to | great population of this city. All classes distinprocure him admittance to the most polished and
guish themselves by an honourable degree of elegant circles. It, indeed, cannot be denied, patriotism, which is the natural result of good that the rage for gaming is uncommonly prera.
uncommonly preta- | laws, easy taxes, and a wise government. lent, and in many societies is almost the only | The country round Bremen is far from beautiamusement resorted to ; but there are also many | ful, though the situation of the city is highly circles where more rational entertainments may l picturesque, as it lies on the banks of the Weser, be found, especially as the higher classes distin- ll which divides it into the old and new town. The guish themselves by a great proficiency in mental) former is principally inhabited by merchants, accomplishments. Many merchants, for instance, whilst the latter consists of garden-bouses and the possess libraries which would do honour to pro cottages of poor mechanics. Tie streets of the fessed literati; and what is still more laudable, l old iown are extremely narrow, but not so dark make a very good use of them.-Hamburgh con- and gloomy as those of Hamburgh, the houses tains a great number of scientific institutions and rarely being more than two stories high - The private collections of natural curiosities, amongst general character of the Bremers is distinguished which that belonging to the learned senator for honesty, a high degree of good nature and Kirchhof, deserves particular distinction. There patriotism. Wealthy as the majority of the inare at Hamburgh several public libraries, of which habitants of Bremen are, luxury has not yet that which is attached to the senatorial gymnasium poisoned their morals. The lower classes are, possesses the greatest number of valuable manu- | indeed, as unpolished as in most other places, scrip's. It was many years under the inspection and as well as at Hamburgh, exhibit a high deof Professor Lichtenstein, who is honourably i gree of boldness and blant energy, wbich rather known as an eminent natural philosopher, and inspire fear than confidence; but being the naprided himself in showing to strangers every at- rural result of prosperity, are perceived with pleatention and civility in his power. His recal to sure by a reflecting and benevolent mind. When his native country by the Duke of Brunswick, || the Hanorerian troops, four years ag”, unexpectwho conferred upon him a very honouraële ap. || edly entered the city, the inhabitants of cottages
and houses promiscuously crowded to the gates, 11 ments, a collection of natural curiosities, &c. Surrounding the soldiers, and viewing them fear The learned members take it by turns to read lessly, only waiting for the permission of the weekly lectures on historical subjects, natural phiSenate to oppose their intrusion. Intelligencelosophy, or public improvements which are inbeing at length brought that the Senate had | tended to be introduced. The beneficent effects decreed the amicable admission of the strangers, ll of this useful instirution are universally felt at the populace immediately dispersed, and repaired Biemen. Even the fair sex take a share in literary to their respective homes, in order to prepare pursuits. Two professors read twice a week, refreshments for these strangers, whom they with every winter, public lectures on history, natural equal alacrity would have murdered, had the philosophy, &c. and generally have above fifty assembled fathers of the city desired it. The audi:ors, con is: ing chiefly of merchants and writer of this article was. present when a carter ladies. The fine arts are also very much esteem. said to a serjeans, who had been abusive to him : ed and cultivated at Bremen, where you meet "Hold your peace! I am a citizen, and you are || with several excellent collections of paintings, of only a soldier !”—The merchants and artists
_The merchants and artists which that of a Mr. Wilkens, a wealthy merci.ant, possess an eminent degree of scientific knowledge. deserves parricularly to be distinguished. He A few merchants, being fond of reading, joinily possesses many pieces of the most eminent artbought about fifteen years since, Cook's Voyages. ists, ancient as well as modern. Amongst the Having perused them, they agreed to preserve latter the productions of the pencil of Mr. Menke, the work as common property. One of the so- a young artist, who is a native of Bremen, are ciety proposed to continue this joint purchase of particularly valuable. He was intended for the books; another made the proposal that each || mercantile line, aad had already nearly completmember of their society should contribute to a ed the term of his apprenticeship, when inspired small common library, to be erected for their with a sudden enthusiasm for painting, he quittmuual improvement, whatever useful books he led his situation abruptly. He retired into the could spare ; whilst a third presented the society country, and was indefatig ble in copying trees with his collection of natural curiosities. They || and cattle, without being deterred by impending now hired an apartment, which was to serve as a want. Wilkens, being informed of his enthurepository of their treasures; and rules and regu-siastic predilection for the fine arts, generously lations for conducting heir meetings, and for gave him an asylum at his country seat, and paid collecting contributions, were drawn up, &c and all the productions of his pencil, deficient as they the society at present possesses a select library of were, with a liberality which enabled him in a more than ten thousand volumes, as well as a few years to go to Dresden to study the master. great number of medals and philosophical instru-1.pieces of the gallery of that place.
DEFINITION OF A HUSBAND BY HIS WIFE.
This lady composed the following vocabn-i inaundering, mischievous, inorose, murmuring, Jary to express the character of a husband, from, nauseous, nefarious, negligent, noisy, obstinate, her own experience, and which proves how lobstreperous, odious, offensive, opinionated, opcopious our language is on that article:-He is, pressive, outrageous, overbearing, passionate, said she, an abhorred, abominable, acrimonious, | peevish, pervicacious, perverse, perplexing, petangry, arrogant, austere, awkward, barbarous, tish, petulant, plaguy, quarrelsome, queasy, bitter, blustering, boisterous, boorishi, brawling, queer, raging, restless, rigid, rigorous, roaring, brutal, bullying, capricious, captious, careless, l' rough, rude, rugged, saucy, savage, severr, sharp, cholerie, churlish, clamorous, contumelious, shocking, sluggish, snappish, snarling, sneaking, crabbed, cross, currish, detestable, disagreeable, sour, spiteful, splenetic, squeamish, stern, stube discontented, disgusting, dismal, dreadful, drowsy, born, stupid, sulky, sullen, surly, suspicious, dry, duil, envious, execrable, fastidious, fierce, tantalizing, tart, teasing, terrible, testy, tiresome, fretful, froward, frumpish, furious, grating, gross, tormenting, touchy, treacherous, troublesome, growling, gruff, grumbling, hard-hearted, hasty, turbulent, lyrannical, unconfortable, ungovernhateful, hectoring, horrid, huffish, humoursoine, able, unpleasant, iidsuitable, uppish, vexatious, illiberal, ill patured, implacable, inalieprive, in. || violent, virulent, waspish, worrying, wrangling, corrigible, inflexible, injurious, insolent, intract | wrathful, yarring, yelping dog in a manger, who able, irascible, ireful, jealous, keen, lothsome, || neither eats himself nor will let others eat. maggotty, malevolent, malicious, malignant, ll
No. XXI. Vol. II.
PEDRERAS was not of a character easily to ! tends them in the hour of death, and then takes be gained over; his long experience, and the her abode on the tomb inscribed with the name many dealings he had been concerned in, had, which she caused to be respected. These virtuous rendered hiin subile and suspicious. While beings, blessed by every worthy heart, excite listening to Maldonado, he reflected that Camire tears of tenderness, regret, and admiration." belonged to the nation of Guaranis, in whose Deep sighs agitated the unhappy Camire's country he had heard there were numerous gold. || breast, while listening to the Jesuit. Irrevocably mines, and concluded, that it was from them determined never to betray his countrymen to ob. our hero would derive his riches; and without || tain Angelina, his only alternative was to attempt showing any reluctance at bestowing his niece to conquer his ill-fated passion : from that moon the newly converted Christian, he said, “ Holy ' ment he endeavoured to avoid her with as much father, the interest of Spain is the only one, care as he before sought to meet her; he seldom which occupies my thoughts; I have no desire quitted his home, and devoted his whole time to of increasing my own fortune, but my most ar study, hoping, by occupying his mind, to be dent wish is to be useful to my country. Your able to divert his heart. Angelina could not adopted son may assist me in this project: let comprehend the cause of this great change of him guide my people to a gold mine, and my conduct; it at first alarmed her, and she impaniece shall be his.
tiently waited for an opportunity of coming to This proposal rendered Maldonado thoughtful;
an explanation with Camire; but seeing that he he, however, made Pedreras repeat the promise no longer paid his usual visits to her uncle, neither he had just made; and thinking that the gover meeting him in the fields, nor even at the tomb nor could not revoke his word, he returned home of his father, vexation and anger took possession and returned that answer to the youthful Gua of her heart. She thought she was no longer rani.
beloved, she resolved to become equally indif. When Camire had heard the whole, his head ferent; and chance having one day placed her at fell on his breast, and his eyes were dimmed with church near Camire, she affected to turn her tears. “Ah! my father,” said he despondingly, eyes away from the unhappy Guarani, pretended “ Angelina can never be mine on these terms. even not to observe that he was by her side, and
To comply with the governor's wishes, I must returned home without having taken the least make known to him roads of which the Spaniards notice of him. This was a difficult task which are totally ignorant ; and it is on this ignorance the gentle and affectionate Angelina had in. alone that depends the security of my brethren. posed on herself; but she thought that after the Shall I then be the traitor who will conduct a victory she had gained over her feelings, nothing fierce band of executioners in the midst of my would be impossible, and flattered herself that country men to annihilate them? No, my fa she should soon forget the object who then conther; you would hate, you would despise your stantly occupied her thoughts. son; and how could I exist deprived of your || | Camire was in despair: He had sufficient
courage to renounce her he loved, he had deMaldonado embraced him, warmly applauded prived himself of the sight of her ; but he could his noble resolution, and confirmed him in the not support her disdain, it had overpowered his unshaken principle of always sacrificing his soul; and not being able to find any relief for dearest interest, his most ardent desires, to the the torments he experienced, he sought Malmost rigid duty. “ Our passions," said he, donado. have an end, our interests change, but virtue « My father !” said he, “ hearken and fornever changes. At all tines, and in all parts, she give me; I find that I cannot conquer my love. carefully recompences those who suffer in her I have struggled against the dictates of my heart, cause; she consoles them, she invigorates them, || I have employed all the strength with whicb makes them enjoy mild and pleasing reflections, virtue and reason inspired me; but I feel that surrounds them with veneration and esteem, at- || Angelina overcomes every thing; I must leare