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For the BOSTON MAGAZINE. ing the force of her charms open

others ;this,say, is the motive where. Extracts from DESULTORY by lądien are olten (educed into obat THOUGHTS on the loz. species of coquetry, which flatters their

vanity,but nos without rendering their tercourse between the Sexes. candor and ingenuousness of mind fafa

peeters. When this, however, is the TI *H E adage that, " A reformed

effect of gaity of difpofition, it may be rake makes the bell bufandas excused as a levity of tbe mind, which ought to be exploded, both because it time will gradually lefsen, igftead of be. carries absurdity on th: face of it and

ing condemned as proceeding from has manifefly an immoral tendency,

any, actual corruption of the heart. 11 Of a man who has indulged in the

a woman avails herself of every occahgrosses sensualities, it may be expec.

on of throwing out lures to new admi. ed that he will abandon his vicious

rers, and affording them reason to imacourse rather from sariety than repti.

gine that their refpeive pretenfiors ment, and therefore but lirue praise

will be countenanced, ber character is due to him on the score of his for fincerity must be utterly ruined; amendment ; for where is the merit

and the will have to regret that the va. of refraining from actions, when fre- nity of endeavouring to render heriell 'quences has cloyed and palled the

an object of general adm ration, had appetite, and destroyed the force of in. irreconcileably disgured the man who citement to eradicate ill babils, con

alone poiselled the requisites for ma: firmed by long acquaintance, is á talk

kirglier as happy as this mortal fate of great difficulty. And a man who

will admit of, by conducting himself bas hcen once a llave to intemperance

towards her in the character of 2 and debauchery is seldom able toʻrer.

"I married lover." cue his mind from the dominion of that gross sensuality to which he had before yielded implicit obedience. I believe For the BOSTON MAGAZINE, I mall not run the hazard of contradic. tion when I affert that those who are Froin the MIRROR. called men oi the world entertain a most unwortliy opinion of the female sex in

Indocilis privata loqui.

Luc. general. Of this Lord Chesterfield is one instance, and many others might be easily produced... How can we acsunt for his depravity of sentiment and, though I cannot boat of much la mer of gallintry, but by supporing familiarity with themselves, hold a subilurrier peercourse with diffolute and ordinate intimacy with several branches abandoned women induces the belief, of their family. I never made verses, but that the vices they know belong to I can repeat several thousands. Thor frine, are kewise the property of I am not a writer,I am reckoned a rery chers, whole characters have not de. ready expounder of Enigmas; cod I served the imallet impeachment. Up- have given many good hints towards on the whole I am molt clearly per. the composition of some favourite Re. posted that a reformed rake, or a mall,

buffes andCharades. I have also a very {ariated with scenes of debauchery, is competent Mare of claflical learning; unworthy the preference that the la. I can conftrue Latin when there is an dies are too apt to allow him, and that English version on the opposite columo, a good husband is only to be expected and read the Greek charaller with in a man of atrid moral integrity. tolerable facility:1 [peak a little Freach

It is not unfrequent that a playfulness and can make thist to understand the ofteniper, and a fondness for triumph- subject of an Italian opera. ing in the conquests she has made, with- With thele qualifications, fir, I am out a wish to give permanent amiction held in considerable effimation by the to a fuiter whore addresses have been wits of both rexes. I am sometimes encouraged, but merely with a view allowed to clap firft at a plaf, and proto exalt hierfell in his opinion, by Mew. nounce a firm Encore after a fakiona

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Misfortunes of Gubbins, Gubblestones and Clutterbäck. 387 Die long. I am consulted by several he chanced to meet Mr. Clutterbuck ladies before they stick their pin into hastening to an interview with his dei. the catalogue of the Circulating Libra. tined bride. Stung with jealousy and Iy; and have tranNated to some polite rage, reckless of life, and regardless of companies all the motto's of your fa. the remonftrances of his rival, he drew, pes, excopt the lait, which, being some- and attacked him with desperate fury. what crabbed, I did not chuse to risk Botla swords were theathed at once ia my credit by attempring. I have, at the breasts of the combattants. ClutJast, ventured to put myself into print terbuck died on the spot : his antago. in the Mirror; and send you informa. nift lived but to be carried to the house tion of a scheme I have formed for of his implacable eneiny, and breathed making my talents serviceable to the his luft at the feet of his mistress. The sepublic of letters,

dying words of Gubblestones, the suco Every one must have observed tlie ceeding phrenzy and death of Gobbins, utility of a proper selection of Names the relenting sorrow of their parents, to a play or a novel. The bare founds

with a description of the tomb in which of Monimia or Imoioda fet a tender. Gubbins, Gubblestones and Clutierhearted young lady a.crying ; and a buck were laid, finish the piece, and Jetter from Edward to Maria contains would leave on the mind of the stader, a sentiment in the very title.

the highest degree of melancholy and Were I to illustrate this by an appo.. diftress, were it not for the unfortunate Site example, as Schoolmasters giveex rounds which compose the Names of ercises of bad latin, the truth of my al- the actors in this eventful story; yet fertion would appear in a fill Aronger these names,Mr.Mirror, are really and light.

truly right Englith furnames, and have Suppose, fir, one had a mind to write

as good a title to be unfortunate as a very putnetic story of the disaftrous those of Mordaunt, Montague, or Holoves of a young lady and a young gentleman, the first of whom was called

Nor is it only in the ! •blime or the Gubbins, and the latter Gubbleftones, pathetic that a happy chrice of names two very respectable namesin some parts is essential to good writing. Comedy of our neighbour-country. The Gub. is so much beholden to this article, that binres, from an ancient family feud, I have known fome with scarcely any had a mortal antipathy at the Gubble- wit or character but what was containftones ; tnis, however, did not prevented in the Dramatis Persona. Every the attachment of the heir of the last other species of writing, in which hüto the heiress of the former; an attach. mour or character is to be personified, ment begun by accident, increased by is in the same predicament,and depends acquaintance, and nourished by mutual for great part of its applause on the excellence. But the hatred of the nack of hitting off a lucky allusion fathers was unconquerable ; and old from the name to the person. Your Gubbins, having intercepted a letter brother effayifts have been particularly from young Gubblestones,breathed the indebted to this invention, for supply: most horrid denunciations of vengeance ing them with a very necessary material againit his daughter, if ever he should in the constru&ion of their papers. In discover the smallest intercourse be.

the Spe&ator, I find, from an examitween her and the son of his enemy; nation of my notes on this subject, and further, effe ually to seclude any there are 532 names of characers and chance of Jounion with so hated a name, correspondents, 394 of which are de. he infiantly proposed a marriage be- scriptive and characteristic. tween her and a young gentleman late- Having thus the xn the importance ly returned from his travels, a Mr. of the art of NAME-MAKING, I pro. Clutterbuck, who had seen her at a ceed to inform you of my plan for bill, and was deeply smitten with her affifing authors in this particular, and beauty. On being made acquainted saving them that expence of time and with this intended match, Gubbleflones ftudy which the invention of names grew almost frantic with grief and def

proper for different purposes nuft ocpair. Wandering round the house cafioa. where his loved Gubbins was coalued,

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I have, from a long course of useful ready to attend you Gratis, at any time art exienave read!g, joined to an un- you may fand in need of my affittance ; (Dinmottrength of mernory, been en. or you may write out your papere abled to form a kind of dict onary of blauti, and send them to me to bil up liames for ail sorts of subjects, pathetic, the names of the parties. fentixencil, serious, satirical or merry. For 10 elfts, I have made a collection

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NOMENCLATOR juth like, French,oi liench-like nanies ; Ilay, the best loudeng, found biog the only ling neceílary in thai depart. For the BOSTON MAGAZINE.

Forconic writers, and ef.ayifts of your ribe, fir, I have made up A Prayer-by M. de Voltaire well as trom my own in vention, a lift - from bis treatise of toleration. of nomesg wito the characters or iube jects to waich they aliude, prefixed. A TOT unto men, but unto thee, learned friend has furnished me with a

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the God of all beings, of all Purcel of innderes for political, phic worlds and of all ages, do I address my. Jolobican, and religious efayifts in ene fell; if leeble creatures, loft in the im. It wippers, among which are no lewer menfity, ard imperceptible to the ref Ihan they fix compounds, beginning of the universe, may presume to ask of wih PHILO), which are all froin four thee any thing; of thee wbobeft given loleven iyisbles long, and cannot fail all; of thee, whose decrees are vato have a poweriui iendency towards changeable, as tliey are eterval-- Conthe ed ucation and conviction of coun. descend to look in pity on the errors intry readers.

feperable from our nature, and let For the use of serious poetry, I have them not be to us the ground of calaa set of names, frigic, elegiac, pastoral, mities -- Thou haft net given us hearts and legendary ; for longs, satires, and to hate one another, por hands to cut erigtin; bule a půrcel properly one another's throats : Grans that we correlpeording to thofa departments. may mutually affiit one another to fupA colum: is lunjoined, fiewing the port the burden of a painful and Inher of feet whereof they confift, tranfitory life : Let not the little diffepat being a requisite chicfiy to be at- rences between the vefiments that Inred to, ja punes defined for the cover our feeble bodies ; between our purposes of portry. Some of them, in- delediive langauges ; between our ridi. rt, are lo happily contrived, that, culous cuftoms; between our many inloy nieans of an easy jud natural con. perfect laws: between our many foolish maliin, they can be fhoitaned or opinions; between our several conditions frantie ied citie a pocket telescope) so unequal in our eyes, but fo equal in accordingło the fisicitre of the line in thine ; let not the many little dijloc. with Wey a74 to

be wtroduced ; tions, that denote the reverai clasies of : 012075, lrytie athitince of proper inter- atoms called men, be fignals of hatred jitions, are rady made in:o fmooting and persecution ... May those who light firving lexomcicis, apst will be found

up wax tapers at noon day, to celebrate rox!remely vieill, parriculuriy to our thee, bear with those, wlio are conwit is oftege in.

tent with the light of the sun thou Laft Andi teir, ir, tie fruits of several placed in the firmament - Let pot those yarli bouradidindorry', la ready who, to tell us we must love thee, Co. Bortom:00nicate for an adequate confi- verheir robe with white lignen, hold ceramice, to a'thors or oi'ier perfeos ir. derclation those who rell us the woonn tile inay fuit. Be pienied, fame m a cloak of black woolen : M:y 11erefore, 10 iniurn your correlpon- it be the same to adore thee in a jargon c'S, It is by apriyong to your pub. formed of an ancient language or ter, they miv bie mniormid inline in a jargon more inodern---- May they }a:1,343.00of Fiilla tie', “ wiere a con Whole vesture is dyed with red or purple I!!.dty of govt omes is to brown." tudio rule over a small parcel of a Au tviy-'ur una particular, fir, I am Small lica por the mud of this earth and

who

On making Mortar.

339 who posters fome rounded bits of a cer. with lime and water, without any tain metal, enjoy without pride, what fand. they call grandeur and riches, and may The common allowance in making otiers bshold them without envy, for this kind of mortar is one butel of thou kooweit chat in these things there hair to fix buffels of time ; the hair is nothing to be envied, nothing to be ferves to keep the mortar from crackproud of....May all men remember ing; binding it, and holding it fast tothey are brethren.--. may they abhor

getrer. the tyranny that is exercised over the The mortar used in making watermind, as they execrate the violence that courses, cifterns, &c. is very hard and takes by force the fruit of labour and durable, as may be seen in Rome at peaceful industry. If the scourge of this day. It is used not only in buildwar be neceífury, let us not hare . let ing of walls, but also in making of cisus pot devour one anotier in the midit teras to hold water, and all manner of of peace s but let us employ our mo- water works, and also in finishing or mentary existence in blelling equally in plaidering of fronts, to represent stone a thouland different languages, from work. SIAM to CALIFORNIA, the goodoels There are two kinds of it, the one which has given us this momentary ex. is compounded with lime and hog's iftence. Ameo.

grease and mixed with the juice of figs ;. and the other is of the same in. gredienis, but has liquid pitch added

to it, and is first wet or slaked with For the BOSTON MAGAZINE.

wine, and then pounded or beaten

with hogs grease, and juice of figs. On making Mortar.

That which has pitch in it, is ea fily

diftinguished from the other, hy its (Continued from page 294.) 'colour; and what is plaistered with

this kind of mortar, is washed over HE ancients had a kind of mor. with linseed oil.

tar fo very hard and binding,that Mortar for farnices, &c. is made after so long a durat:on, it is nex! to with red clay, wrought in water, imposible to seperate the parts of some wherein horse dung and chimney of the'r buildings ; tho'ttere are some root has been feeped, by which a salt who ascribe that exceflive Arength to is communicated to the water, bindtime and influences of certain proper- ing the clay, and making it fit to enties in the air, which is found to hard. dure the fire : This clay ought not to en cone bodies very lurprisinly. be too fat, left it should be subject to

De Lore obferves, that the best mor. chiaks ; nor too lean or sandy, left it tar is that made of Puzzuoli; adding, Mould not bind enough. that it penetra:es black finis, and Some operators in metal, ose a kind turns them white.

of mortar to plaister over the inside of The time ured in t'ie ancient mor. their vessels in which they refpe their tar, is said to be burnt from the hard. metals, to keep the metal from runest ropes, and even the fragments of ning out ; and inis kind of mortar is marble. As for the scaling (or crimp. made with quick lime and ox blood ; ing) cf mortar out of the joints of the lime being first beaten to powder, fiole and brick walls, fume are of and fifted, and afterwards mixt with o,inion it prorparts from the badners the blood, and beat with a beater. artering or linne, or both, as well as The g!2s makers in France are said from the season of year when work is to use a sort of mortar (for pluistering done.

over the insides of their furnaces) Behces the commin mortis used in which is made of a sort of Fuller's laying fones, bor ks, &", there are earth, which is procured at Beliere, feveral other kinds, as wh'te moriar ser Forges, which is the only earth ured in nisifiering the walls and ciel. in France that has the property of not ings which are often firf plaifered Rielting in this exceflive heat ; and wiih luni, and is made of also the pots which hold the melted er cow bair, inized and tempered metal, are made of this sort of earth,

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and will laft a long time. Mortar' for leaning her right arnt or the uru fun dials on walls, may be made of while the is looking down into her left dime or sand tempered with linseed oil, where is a neft, in whith is a pelican and for want of linseed oil, may be feeding its young from the blood of made of scummed milk; but oil is het: its on breast. A figure ftands on the ter : This spread upon the wall, will other side, meaning Genius, with a harden to the hardness of a None, and lighted torch in bis hands. Me is not decay in many years, and will looking upwards with a moft engage endure the weather six times as long ing froile. This monument is said to as the ordioary plaifter, made of lime be equal to any thing ever made of the and hair with water.

kind. Indeed the attitudes, the garh, A certaia author says he has knowo and the countenances of the two of a very strong and tough mortar (for gures are excellent... Upon the peder. a lun diai plane) has been made after tal just at the foot of the orn is writ the following manner.

ten thus: There was iaken five or fix gallons of

Sacred brook land, and dryed on an oast; and

To the Memory aller that filted through a fine splinted dieve, and then mixed with it the same

Mrs. Eliza Draper, quantity or rather something more of

in whom fried liine, and a gallon of Loreing (or

Genius and Benevolence gun) dus lifted also ; they were all

were upited. wetted and well tempered with fix or She died August 3d, 1778, aged 33: Yeven gallons of scummed milk, and about two quarts of linseed oil. This was laid on the wall first, well

From the Lady's MAGAZINE. Werred with milk ; but this proved very troublesome to the workmen to Set it smooth, by reason that it dried

I be Beauties of Brevity. so very fast ; but by keeping it often {priokled with milk, and smoothing WHAT may filence wisdom, will it with the trowel, it did at last set with

bition is to say moff, where least is to a smooth and shining surface. But

be said. You may as well attempt to not withAanding all his care (as it

filence an echo by the Arengih of dried) it cracked pretty much, which might probably priced from the want

voice, as a wit by the voice of reason ; of hair to it ; it did also blow blifiers,

they both are but the louder for it ;

they both will have the last word. though the lime was lifted ; which probibly might have been prevented,

Happiness and pleasure, as wisdom of the time had been prepared as for fresco painting.

and wit, are each other's friends or (To be continued.)

foes; and if foes, of foes the worft. Well choren pleasure is a branch of happiness ; well judged wit is a flower

of wisdom; but when these petty To the Editors of the Bos TON

subalterns set up for themselves, and MAGAZINE.

counteract their principles, ore makes Gentlemen,

a greater wretch, and the other a

greater fool, than could exist without T. He following is upon Yerick's

them.

Plealure then calls for our El za ; and which was copied from compassion, and wit for our contempt.

monument of the abby, of Of how many might the names have Bristol. Tno monument is of the dept in safety, had not sheir unlucky #hiteft marble. The device is parts awakened a just clamour again an urn surrounded with a wreath of item, flowers, carelessly hung upon it. On one kce 18 represented Bcuevolence

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