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sive to you,

I'm willing to marry my cousin. So

pray

let's Mir. Let me be pitied first, and afterwards all be friends; she and I are agreed upon the forgotten: 1 ask no more. matter before a witness.

Šir W. By'r lady a very reasonable request, Lady W. How's this, dear niece? have I and will cost you nothing, aunt. Come, come, any comfort ? can this be true?

forgive and forget, auot; why you must, an Mrs. Mill. I am content to be a sacrifice to you are a Christian. your repose, madam; and to convince you Mir. Consider, madam, in reality, you could that I had no hand in the plot, as you were not receive much prejudice; it was an innomisinformd, I have laid my commands on cent device, though I confess it bad a face of Mirabell to come in person, and be a witness guiltiness; it was at most an artifice which that I give my hand to this flower of knight-love contrived; and errors which love produhood; and for the contract that pass'd between ces have ever been accounted venial. At least, Mirabell and me, I have obliged him to make think it is punishment enough, that I have lost a resignation of it in your ladyship's presence; what in my heart I bold most dear; that to -- he is without, and waits your leave for your cruel indignation I have offer'd up this admittance.

beauty, and with her my peace and quiet ; Lady W. Well, I'll swear I am something nay, all my hopes of future comfort. revived at this testimony of your obedience; Sir W. An he does not move me, would I but I cannot admit that traitor-I fear I can-may never be o'the quorum. An it were not not fortify myself to support his appearance. as good a deed as to drink, to give ber 10 He is as terrible to me as a Gorgon; if I see him again, I would I might never take ship, him, I fear I shall turn to stone, and petrifyping. °Aunt, if you don'i forgive quickly, 1 incessantly.

shalí melt, I can tell you that. My contract Mrs. Mill. If you disoblige him, he may re- went no farther than a little mouth-glue, and sent your refusal, and insist upon the contract that's hardly dry; one doleful sigh more from still. Then 'tis the last time he will be offen- my fellow-traveller, and 'tis dissolved.

Lady W. Well, nephew, upon your acLady W. Are you sure it will be the last count-ah, he has a false, insinuating toogue. time?--if I were sure of that — shall I never. Well, sir, I will stifle my just resentment, at see him again?

my nephew's request; I will endeavour what Mrs. Mill

. Sir Wilfull, you and he are to I can io forget, but on proviso that you resign travel together, are you not?

the contract with my niece immediately. Sir W. 'Sheart, the gentleman's a civil

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Mir. It is in writing, and with papers of tleman, aunt, let him come in; why we are concern; but I have sent my servant' for it, sworn brothers and fellow-travellers. We are and will deliver it to you, with all acknowto be Pylades and Orestes, be and I; he is ledgments for your transcendent goodness. to be my interpreter in foreign parts. He has Lady W. Ob, he has witchcraft in his eyes been over-seas once already: and with proviso and tongue: when I did not see bim, I could that I marry my cousin, will cross 'em once have bribed a villain to his assassination; but again, only to bear me company: 'Sheart, I'll his appearance rakes the embers wbich bare call him in-an I set on't once, he shall come so long lain smother'd in my breast. [Aside. in; and see who'll hinder him. [Goes to the Door and hems.

Enter FainalL and MRS. MARWOOD. Mrs. Mar. This is precious fooling, if it Fain. Your debate of deliberation, madam, would pass; but I'll know the bottom of it. is expired. Here is the instrument, are you

Lady W: 0, dear Marwood, you are not prepard to sign? going?

Lady W. If I were prepared, I am not emMrs. Mar. Not far, madam; I'll return im- power'd. My niece exeris à lawsul claim, bamediately.

[Exit. ving match'd herself by my direction to sir

Wilfull.
Enter MIRABELL.

Fain. That sham is too gross to pass on Sir W. Look up, man, I'll stand by you! me; though 'tis imposed on you, madam. 'sbud, an she do'frown, she can't kill you; Mrs. Mill

. Sir, I have given my conseat. besides, harkee, she dare not frown desperate- Mir. And, sir, I have resign'd my pretensions, ly, because her face is none of her own; Sir W. And, sir, I assert my right; and 'sheart, and she should, ber forehead would will maintain it in 'defiance of you, sir, and wrinkle like the coat of a cream-cheese; but of your instrument. "Sheart, an you talk of mum for that, fellow-traveller.

an instrument, sir, I have an old fox by my Mir. If a deep sense of the many injuries thigh shall hack your instrument of ram selI have offer'd to so good a lady, with a sin- lum to shreds, sir. It shall not be sufficient cere remorse, and a hearty contrition, can but for a mittimus, or a tailor's measure; thereobtain the least glance of compassion, I am fore withdraw your instrument, or by'r lady too happy; Ah, madam, there was a time, I shall draw mine. but let it be forgotten; I confess I have de- Lady W. Hold, nephew, hold. servedly forfeited the high place I once held, Mrs. Mill. Good sir Wilfull, respile your of sighing at your feet; nay, kill me not, by valour. turning from me in disdain, I come not to Fain. Indeed! are you provided of plead for favour; nay, not for párdon; I am guard, with your single beel-eater there? But à suppliant only for pity, I am going where I am prepared for you; and insist upon his I never shall behold you more.

first proposal. You shall submit your own Sir W. How, fellow-traveller! you shall go estate to my management, and absolutely make by yourself tben.

over my wife's to my sole use; as pursuant

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to the purport and tenor of this other cove- no longer; you, thing, that was a wife, shall nant. I suppose, madam, your consent is not smart for this. requisite in this case; nor Mr. Mirabell

, your Mrs. F. I despise you, and defy your maresignation; nor, sir Wilfull

, your right; you lice; you have aspersed me wrongfully; I have may draw your fox, if you please, sir, and proved your falsehood; go you and your make a bear-garden flourish somewhere else; treacherous - I will not name it, but starve for here it will not avail

. This, my lady Wish-together, perish. fort, must be subscribed, or your darling Fain. Not while you are worth a groat, daughter's turn'd adrift, to sink or swim, as indeed, my dear; madam, I'll be foold no she and the current of this lewd town can longer. agree.

Lady W. Ah, Mr. Mirabell, this is small Lady W. Is there no means, o remedy, comfort, the detection of this affair. to stop my ruin? Ungrateful wretch! Dost Mir. O, in good time. Your leave for the thou not owe thy being, thy subsistence to other offender and penitent to appear, madam. my daughter's fortune?

Fain. I'll answer you when I have the rest Enter Waitwell, with a Box of Writings. of it in my possession.

Lady W. O sir Rowland-Well, rascal. Mir. But that you would not accept of a Wait. What your ladyship pleases. I bave remedy from my hands-I own I have not brought the black box at last, madam. deserved you should owe any, obligation to Mir. Give it me, madam; you remember me; or else perbaps I could advise.

your promise. Lady W. O, what? what? to save me and Lady W. Ay, dear sir. my child from ruin, from want, I'll forgive Mir. Where are the gentlemen ? all that's past; nay, I'll consent to any thing Wait. At hand, sir, rubbing their eyes--to come, to be deliver'd from this tyranny. just risen from sleep.

Mir. Ay, madam; but that is too late, my Fain. 'Sdeath! what's this to me? I'll not reward is intercepted. You have disposed of wait your private concerns. her, who only could bave made me a pensation for all my services; but be it as it

Enter PETULANT and WITWOULD. may, I am resolved I'll serve you; you shall Pet. How now? what's the matter? whose not be wrong'd in this savage manner.

hand's out? Lady W. How! dear Mr. Mirabell, can you Wit. Hey-day! what, are you all together, be so generous at last! but it is not possible. like players at the end of the last act? Harkee, I'll break my nephew's match; you Mir. You may remember gentlemen, I once shall have my niece yet, and all her fortune, requested your bands as witnesses to a cerif you can but save me from this imminent tain parchinent. danger.

Wil Ay, I do, my hand I remember-PeMir. Will you? I take you at your word. tulant set his mark. I ask no more. I must have leave for two Mir. You wrong him, his name is fairly criminals to appear.

written, as shall appear. You do not rememLady W. Ay, ay, any

bod hody. ber, gentlemen, any thing of what that parchMir. Foible is one, and a penitent.

ment contained.

[Undoing the Buix.

Wit. No. Enler Mrs. FAINALL, FOIBLE, and MINCING.

Pet. Not I. I writ, I read nothing.

Mir. Very well, now you shall know. MaMrs. Mar. O, my shame! [Mirabell and dam, your promise. Lady Wishfort go to Mrs. Fainall and

Lady W. Ay, ay, sir, upon my honour. Foible] these corrupt things are brought hi- Mir: Mr. Fainall, it is now time that you ther to expose me.

[To Fainall. should know, that your lady, while she was Fain. If it must all come out, why let 'em at her own disposal, and before you had by know it, 'tis but the Way of the World. That your insinuations wheedled her out of a presball not urge me to relinquish or abate one iended settlement of the greatest part of her tittle of my terms; no, I will insist the more. fortune

Foi. Yes indeed, madam, I'll take my Bible Fain. Sir! pretended! oath of it.

Mir. Yes, sir, I say, that this lady, while a Min. And so will I, mem.

widow, baving it seems received some cautiLady W..0 Marwood, Marwood, art thou ons respecting your inconstancy and tyranny false! My friend deceive me! hast thou been of temper, which, from her own partial opia wicked accomplice with that profligale man? nion and fondness of you, she could never

Mrs. Mar. Have you so much ingratitude have suspected-she did, I say, by the wholeand injustice, to give credit against your friend, some advice of friends, and of sages learned to the aspersions of two such mercenary trulls? in the laws of this land, deliver this same

Min. Mercenary, mem! I scorn your words. her act and deed to me in trust, and to the 'Tis true we found you and Mr. Fainall in uses within mentioned. You may read if you the blue garret; by the same token, you swore please, (Holding out the Parchment] though us to secrecy upon Messalina's poems. Mer- perhaps what is written on the back may serve cenary! no, if we would have been mercenary, your occasions. we should have held our tongues; you would Fain. Very likely, sir. What's here? Damhave bribed us sufficiently.

nation! [Reads ] & deed of conveyance of Fain. Go, you are an insignificant thing. the whole estate real of Arabella Languish, Well, what are you the better for this? Is widow, in trust to Edward Mirabell. - Conthis Mr. Mirabell's expedient? I'll be put off fusion!

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Mir. Even so, sir; 'tis The Way of the matter; I'm in a maze yel, like a dog in a World, sir; of the widows of the world. I dancing-school. suppose this deed may bear an elder date Lady W. Well, sir, take her, and with her than what you have obtained from your lady. all the joy I can give you.

Fain. Perfidious fiend! then thus I'll be re- Mrs. Mill. Why does not the man take me? veng’d. [offers to run at Mrs. Fainall. Would you have me give myself to you over

Sir W. Ilold, sir; now you may make your again ? heargarden flourish somewhere else, sir. Mir. Ay, and over and over again. [Kisses Fain. Mirabell

, you shall hear of this, sir; her Hand] I would have you as often as posbe sure you shall. Let me pass, oaf. [E.rit. sibly I can. Well, heaven grant I love you Mrs. F, Madam, you seem to stifle your not too ::

.-ll, that's all my fear. resentment: you had better give it vent. Sir

Sheart, you'll have time enough to Mrs. Mar. Yes, it shall bave vent, and to toy af.c. soure married; or if you will toy your confusion, or I'll perish in the attempt. now, let i have a dance in the mean time';

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. that we who are not lovers may bave some Lady W. O daughter, daughter, 'tis plain other employment, besides looking on. thou hast inherited ihy mother's prudence. Mir. With all my heart, dear sir Wilful.

Mrs. F. Thank Mr. Mirabell, a cautious What shall we do for music? friend, to whose advice all is owing:

Foi. O, sir, some that were provided for Lady W. Well, Mr. Mirabell, you have sir Rowland's entertainment are yet within kept your promise, and I must perform mine. call

.

A Dance, First, I pardon, for your sake, sir, Rowland Lady W. As I am a person, there and Foible. The next thing is to break out no longer; I have wasted ny spirits so the matter to my nephew; and how to do 10-day already, that I am ready to sink under that

the fatigue: and I cannot but have some fears Mir. For that, madam, give yourself no upon me yet, that my son Fainall will pursue trouble; let me have your consent; sir Wilful some desperate course. is my friend; he has had compassion upon Mir. Nadam, disquiet not yourself on that lovers, and generously engaged a volunteer in account; to my knowledge his circumstances this action for our service; and now designs are such, he must of force comply, For my to prosecute his travels.

part, I will contribute all that in me lies to Sir W. 'Sheart, aunt, I have no mind to a re-union: in the mean time, madam, (To marry. My cousin's a fine lady, and the gen- Mrs. Fainall] let me before these witnesses tleman loves her, and she loves him, and they restore to you this deed of trust; it may be deserve one another; my resolution is to see a means, well managed, to make you live eaforeign parts; I have set on't, and when I'm sily together.. set on't, 'I must do't

. And if these two gen- From hence let those be warn'd, who mean tlemen would travel too, I think they may be

to wed, spared,

Lest mutual falsehood stain the bridal-bed: Pet. For my pari, I say little; I think things For each deceiver to his cost may find, are best; off or on.

That marriage frauds too oft are paid in kind Wait. l'gad, I understand nothing of the

[Ereunt.

can hold

CUMBERLAND.

RICHARD CUMBERLAND, son of Dr. Denison Cumberlaud, latc Bishop of Kilmore, in Ireland, by Joanna, yoanger daughter of the celebraled Dr. Bentley (a lady on whom the well-known pastoral of Phehe, by Dr. Byrnin, printed in The Spectator, Nr. 605. was written), and kreat-grandson of Dr. Hichard Cumberland, Bishop of Peterborough, was born February 19, 1752, in the master's lodge of Trinity College, Cambridge, under the roof of his grandfather Bentley, in what is called the Judge's Chamber. When twned of six years of age, he was sent to the school of bury St. Edmund's, wlicnce lie was in due time transplanned to Weymuinster. At the age of fourteen Mr. C. was admitted 10 Trinity College, Can: bridja, whenee, after a long and assiduous course of study, lie launched into the greal world, and became a privale confidential secretary lu Lorp Halilnx, then at the head of the Board of Trade; which situatiua he held with great credit to himzeli, till his Lordship rent out of oflice. Soon after this, he obtained the lex fellowship of Trinity College, vacant by the death of Mr. Tuley, the Danislı Envoy. This fellowship, however, he did eet hoid long; for, on obtaining, through the patronage of Lord Halifax, a small establishment as crowa agent for the province ut Nova Scolia, he married Elisabetli, only daughter of George Ridge, Esq. of Kilmiston, ia Hampshire, in whe family lic had long heen intimate. When Lord Halifax returned io administration, and was appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, sir. (went with him tu that country, as under-secretary: his father, as one of his chaplaias, ond his brother in law, Capt. William Ridge, as one of his aides-dr-camp Before Lord Halifax yuilled Ireland to become Secretary of State, Mr. Cumberland's father load been made Bishop of Clonféri, and Mr. Cumberland himself, shu had declined a baronetey which had beca ollored liin by his patron, came to England with his Lordship, and was appoile ed, we believe, lo ile siluation of assistant secretary to the Board of Tradu About the end of the year 1971, the Bishop of Clunfert was translated to kilmore', which see, however, he held not long, being translated by death to a bele ter world, to which he was followed liy his Jally in June 1975. The accession of Lord George Germaine to the scale, for the colonialdepartment promoted Mio Cumberland from a subaltern at the Board of Trade to the post of secretary In the year yo he was sent on a secret and confidential mission to the court of Spain; and it is reported, that his erabassy would bave been successful, but for the riots in London, and the capture or 'our Lasi-and West-India Acetak which inspired the Spaniards with more confidence than they had before possessed. In this mission Mr. Cumberland neccosarily incurred great ca penses; and he was cruelly neglected by the ministers after the conclusion of his negotiatizo. It was, however, during his residence in that country that he collected the Anecdotes of eminent Mainters in Spain which he afterwards published by the provisions of Mr. Burke's well-known bill, the Board of Trade was anaiJaled, and Mr. Cumberland was set adrilt with a compensation of scarcely a moiely in value of what he had been deprived of. He now retired, with his family, to Tunbridge Wells, where he has continued, we believe, over since 10 seside, universally respected. That a man of such learning, of such versatility of literary talent, such unquestionable genius, and such sound morality, should, in " the vale of years," feel the want of what bo has lost by his exertions for the public goud, must, to every feeling mind, be a subject of keen regreti yet the fact seems to be placed beyond doubt by the following annunciation of his intention, in 1809, to publish a to volume of his dramas: "To the Public It w2my purpose to have reserved thesc MSS. for the eventual use and advantage of a beloved daughter after my decease; but the circumstances of my story, which are before the public, and to which I can appeal without a blush, make it necdless for me to state wly I am not able to fulfil that purpose: I therefore now, with full reliance on the candour and protection of my countrymen at large, solicit their subscription to these unpublished dramas; conscions as I an, that neither in this instance, nor in any other through the course of my long-continued labours, have I wilfully directed the humble talents, with which God has endowed me, otherwise than to his servicc, and the genuine interests (so far as I understood them) of benevolence and virtue, Richard Cumberland.”

THE FASHIONABLE LOVER,

Comedy by Richard Camborland. Acted at Drury Lane 1771. This piccc followed The IV est-Indian too soon to increase the reputation of its author. It was coldly received the first night; but undergoing some judicious alterations improved in the public favour,

DRAMATIS PERSONAE.

LORD ABBERVILLE,
MORTIMER.
AUBREY.
TYRREL.
BRIDGEMORE.

DOCTOR DRUID,

VISITORS.
JARVIS.

SERVANTS.
NAPTHALI.

AUGUSTA AUBREY.
LA JEUNESSE.

MRS. BRIDGEMORE.
COLIN MACLEOD).

LUCINDA BRIDGEMORE,
SCENE. - London.

MRS. MACINTOSH.
MAID-SERVANT.

ACT I.

the weams of you all together, say 1, for a SCENE I.- A Hall in LORD ABBERVILLE's pack of locusts; a cow in a clover-field bas

House, with a Staircase seen through an more moderation than the best among you; Arch. Several Domestics waiting in rich had my lord Abberville the wealth of GlasLiveries. Flourish of French Horns. gow, you'd swallow it all down before you Enter Colins) hastily.

gee'd 1) over.

La Jeu. Ah, barbare! Here come my lord. Colin. Hoor!2) fellows, baud") your

[Exit. honds: 4) pack up your damn'd clarinets, and

Enter LORD ABBERVIĻLE. gang your gaitsj for a pair of lubberly 'min- Lord A. Colin, see that covers are laid for strels as you are. Ang) you could hondle four-and-twenty, and supper served at twelve the bagpipe instead, I would na' say you nay: in the great eating-parlour. ah! 'tis an auncient instrument of great me- Colin. Ecod, my lord, had you ken’d 2) the lody, and has whastled ?) many a brau 8) braw mess of cakes and sweeties ) ihat was honded lad to his grave; but your holiday horns there up anongst 'em just now, you would na are Git only, to play io a drunken city barge think there could be muckle *) need of supper on a swan-hopping party up the Thames. this night.

Lord A. What, fellow, would you have me Enter LA JEUNESSE.

starve my guests? La Jeu. Fidon, monsieur Colin, for why Colin. Troth, an you don't, they'll go nigh you have send away the horns? It is very lo slarve you. much the ton in this country for the finc gen- Lord A. Let me hear no more of this, CoHemens to have the horns : upon my vord, my lin Macleod; I took you for my servant, not lord this day give grand entertainment to very for my adviser. grand company; tous les macaroni below

Golin. Right, my lord, you did; but if by stairs, et toute la colerie above. Hark, who advising I can serve you, where's the breach vait dere? My lord ring bis bell. — Voila, of duly in that?

Exit. monsieur Colin, dere is all the company going Lord A. What a Ilighland savage it is! to the tea-room.

My father indeed made use of him to pay the Colin. (Looking out] Now the de'il burst servants' wages, and post the tradesmen's ac

counts; as I never do either, I wish somebody 1) Colin pourtrays the character of a Scotchiman, in his cise had him that does.

station, most admirably, who is yo addicted to praise
his own country, that, as he says himself "*
North Brilon would give up his viriuc before (he

Enter Mortimer, repeating to himse.j. would give up) his country, at any time,”

Mart. Is this a dinner, this a genial room? 3) Scotch exclamation for, oul, begone

This is a temple and a hecatomb. 4) Haods, 5) Go away. 6) If, 7) Whistled. 8) Bravc,

Lord A. What, quoting, Mortimer, and sa9) It is customary, in the summer, for the Lord Mayor tire too?-I thought you need not go abroad

true

5) Hold.

and Aldermen of London to sail in a barge up the Thaines towards Richmond, to catch the young swans,

for that. and mark them, as the property or the city; it is fe- Mort. True; therefore, I'm returning home. Jony to steal those that are this marked.

The word - Good night to you. hop in this sense comes froin the Norman Word hap

1) Gare. 2) Known. 3) Sweelmcals. 4) Moch.

feer, to catch.

Lord A. What, on the wing so soon! With teeth, Mr. Mortimer. What is the surlypoots so much company, can my philosopher want prabbling about ? Cot give her?) cool luck; food to feast his spleen upon ?

will the man never leave off his flings, and Mort. Food! I revolt against the name ; no his fleers, and bis fegaries; packpiting his pelBranıin could abominate your fleshly meal ters?-Coot, my lord, let me call bim back, more than I do; why, Hirtius and Apicius and have a little tisputes and tisputations with would have blush'd for it: Mark Antony, who him, dy'e see. roasted eight whole boars for supper, never · Lord A. Hang him, tedious rogue, let him go. massacred more at a meal than you have done. Dr. D. 'Tedious! ay, in coot truth is he, as

Lord A. A truce, good cynic: pr'ythee now ledious as a Lapland winter, and as melanget thee up stairs, and take my place; the la- choly too; his crotchets and bis humours damp dies will be glad of you at cards.

all mirth and merriment, as a wet blanke! Mort. Me at cards! Me at a quadrille-ta- does a fire: he is the very night-mare of society. ble! Pent in with fuzzing dowagers, gossiping Lord A. Nay, he talks well sometimes. old maids, and yellow admirals'; 'sdeath, my Dr. D. Ay, 'tis pig sound and little wit: lord Abberville, you must excuse me. like a loud pell to a pad dinner.

Lord A. Out on thee, unconformable being; Lord A. Patience, good doctor, patience! thou art a traitor to society.

Another time you shall have your revenge; at Mort. Do you call that society?

present you must lay down your wrath, and Lord A. Yes; but not my society; none iake up your attention. such as you describe will be found here; my. Dr. D. I've done, my lord, I've done: laugh circle, Mr. Mortimer, is form’d by people of at my putterflies indeed! If he was a pig and the first fashion and spirit in this country. as pold as king, Gryffyn, doctor Druid would

Mort. Fashion and spirit! Yes, their coun- make free to whisper' an oord 2) or two in try's like to suffer by their fashion more than his ear. 'twill ever profit by their spirit.

Lord A. Peace, choleric king of the mounLord A.'Come, come, your temper is too sour. Lains, peace.

Mort. And your's too sweet: a mawkish Dr. D. I've done, my lord; I say, I've done. lump of manna; sugar in the mouth, but phy- Lord A. If you have done, let me begin. sic to the bowels.

You must know then, I expect my city maLord A. Mr. Mortimer, you was my father's dam from Fishstreet-hill. executor; I did not know your office extend- Dr. D. Ay, ay, the rich pig-pellied fellow's ed any further.

daughter, young madam Pridgemore, my lady Mort. No; when I gave a clear estate into Apperville, that is to be, pless her, and save your hands, I cleard myself of an unwelcome her, and make her a coot wife, say I. oflice: I was, indeed, your father's executor; Lord A. Pr’ythee good doctor, don't put a the gentlemen of fashion and spirit will be man in mind of bis misfortunes: I tell you, your lordship’s.

she is coming here by appointment, with old Lord A. Pooh! You've been black-ball d ?) Bridgemore and her mother; 'tis an execrable at some paltry port-drinking club; and set up group; and, as I mean to make all things as for a man of wit and ridicule.

easy to me as I can, I'm going out to avoid Mort, Not I, believe me: your companions being troubled with their impertinence. are too dull to laugh at, and too vicious to Dr. D. Going out, my lord, with your expose. There stands a sample of your choice. house full of company?

Lord A. Who, doctor Druid? Where's the Lord A. Oh, that's no objection ; pone is harm in him?

the least; fashion reconciles all those scruples: Mork. Where is the merit? - What one to consult your own ease in all things is the quality does that old piece of pedantry pos- very first article in the recipe for good breedsess to fit him for the liberal office of travel- ing: when every man looks after himself, no ling-preceptor to a man of rank? You know, one can complain of neglect; but, as these my lord, I recommended you a friend as fit maxims may not be orthodox on the eastern to form your manners as your morals; but he side of Temple-bar, you must stand gentlewas a restraint; and, in his stead, you took man-usher in this spot; put your best face that Welshmay, that buffoon, tbat antiquarian, upon the matter, and marshal my citizens into forsooth, who looks as if you bad rak'd him the assembly-rooin, with as much ceremony out of the cinders of Mount Vesuvius. as if they came up with an addresss from the

Lord A. And so I did: hut prythee, Mor-whole company of cordwainers. 5) timer, don't run away; I long to have you Dr. D. Out on it, you've some terilish

oomans in the wind; for when the tice are Mort. You must excuse me.

rattling above, there's nothing but teath, or the Lord A. Nay, I must have you better friends. tevil, could keep you below. -Come hither, doctor; hark'e

Lord A. You've guest it; such a divine, deMort. Another time! at present, I am in no licious, little devil, lurks in my heart; Glenhumour to stay the discussion of a cockle-dower' himself could not exorcise her: I am shell, or the dissection of a butterfly's wing: possess'd; and from the hour I saw ber by

[Exit. surprise, I have been plotting methods bow Enter Doctor DRUID.

to meet her; a lucky opening offers; the mine Dr. D. Putterflies !2) Putterflies in your the hard and soft letters in their pronunciaties of

meet.

words ; thus they say Putterflies, for Balleries, cle. 1) Alluding to the electing or refusing a member in any

1) The word her is used by the Welsh for all the presociely by means of white and black balls.

nouns, in all the persons, and all the cases. *) Word 2) The welsh manner of speaking English will be easily 3) The company of Shoemakers (Cordubanarias).

understood, if we bicar in mind thal they always change the most important in the city.

one of

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