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where. He could not rell --She con cesnor more than the muses. They ciudedriti imight he for the very pur- ought not to be piny, that every perpole he had leit her All the com fou may have his turn to speak, as plicated agonies of grel and despair well as to hear. A large company came upon her at unce, the wept . is fubient to noise and confufion ; and Sie fighed.- the cursed the ingrati a number of equals cannot be retude of taithless man. Ah! wietch- Atrained ithin the bounds of decen ed Cleora, how in a moment were all cy and refpect towards each other. thy hopes and expectations van:thed ! four things, he says, are equisite how vobappily halt thou been deceiva fowards an elegant entertainmented by the vile and inhumao Volpooe! The guetts must be of some quality', Lielpless, alone, exposed to the abusive well bred and well dressed; the placer language of censorious tongues, and retired from puble view, and all disHe malicious fneer of an injured turbances of patienges or business world,

where the company may hear na: But see the fad reverse of fate ! thing but what proceeds from them: while things were thus carried on, felves: the time convenient, neither the artfol Volpone, who had been 100 late nor too early ; for an early long. in expectation of the threading supper follows too soon upon dinner, form to break upon him, makes ap. and a late one breaks in upon our plication to a great gentleman in hours of reft, as wellas the business of power in order to obtain a protection. the next day : the apartment, atten A protection is granted.' The de- dants, and whole apparatus for the ceitlul Volpone is hereby enabled to teatt, rather neat than five; elegant preserve his estates, and cheat his than rich; and the entertainment poor unfortunate creditors. Where, such as the invited may afford, eacho abandoned Volponel was thy in- in their turn tegrity! where was any principle of The company Mould not be great honour and honefiy ! Strange pre talkers, nor ico.filent ; but ingenius jugative of power and interest ! persons, knowing when to speak, and Wherein is the equity of such a pro- when to listen ; rather facetious and ceeding? Can it be equitable for one witty, than argumentative or rhetoinan to piolrd another in lo impious rical. Eloquence is proper for a se a design, to che ti...to defraud? The nie, and disputation may be necessa: villain and the abettor in this cale are ry at the bar; but a more concise equally criminal, the one commits expreffion, and quicker repartee, are una crime, and the other vindicates filer taleots for familiar converse. him in it. Sucii enormities, in per- The guests thould peither be all old, fruit of a lower ranks of life, would be nor all young men ; for the one talk deemed highly cuipable if not capi. of nothing but for mer tines, laadatur tal ; agreeable to the juit observations temporis acti i and the other only of an Engliz poel,

(peak of present debauches or amours.

U po! such meetings, the old thould Great villains,tliey enjoy the world affume anair of youth, and the young in Maie,

ought to comport themselves with a While lietie villains muft submit to

pro tempore gravity ; which will fa:e.

bring the extremes to meet, in av IGNOTUS. happy and social medium. A perle

company should be like a concert of

mufick, where the thirds, fifths and For the BOSTON MAGAZINE, eighths form the harmony together. An Ejay on Entertainment, .

Stories should be rarely introduced,

because they prevent the freedom of ARCUS Varro, is a treatise conversation ioo long, and may oC

of ine difpofition and order of casioa dirzulis, three several ways. ali plegzo* bangucnt, the choice, con- ty being redious, common, or ilt fold.

nition and qualines of the guers, be- The discourse ought mever 10 turn firs, Srn wilirheir omber, which he ypen politics, private concern, or sub1275, 8!J"mut beluistaa the gra- jaits iü which any of the company

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A Warning to the Fair Sex.

882 are at all interested ; for people are reasons why the completion of their apt to argue about such matters bappiness was better to be delered, with somewhat more earnefness and than immediately executed, as he warmth, than may be confidenc with knew his father would never give his the mirth and chearfulness that is consent to it. They nevertheless inchiefly meant to be enjoyed. Ju lugh dulged themselves in all those little societies, where nothing thould be freedoms which the hopes of their spoken of but such pleaning and im- being soon united to each other seem. proving topics, as beauty, painting, ed to justify; his time was always music, poetry, or the ancient and divided be:ween her and his books, modern writers : by which charming and neither were ever engaged in any themes we may, both exercise and Party of pleasure unless the other was exalt our genius, instead of puzzling present. In one of these parties and straining the mind with abftrule he found himself too late to go home pofitions, or contentious arguments, to his college, nad therefore Aaid at

which arise chiefly from an atfe&ation Lucretia's, where in an unlucky hour 1. of superior knowlege, and is the worit he found the way to her 'bed, and

effect, as well as the sureft sign, pf with much intreaty he lay with her, - self-sufficiency. Such persons often It is in vain to attempt to express the conclude themselves in the right, be- remorse he felt for his having aded so cause others chofe to spare themselves indiscreetly, for having robbed a perthe idle trouble of proving them in

ron os that which infures to the unhape the wrong ; which is an acquiescence "py injured, with her loss of innocence, ir.at their opiniated obligacy exa&ts infamy and despair. He in vaig atfrom modeft sense, and not any man. tempted to satisfy her by offering to ner of compliment to their vain ua. marry her: He told her, it was now derstanding.

become an act of justice that he owned her, and begged it as much for his own sake as hers. However,wben time

had a little abated her grief, the told As a warning to the Fair Sex,

him, the should defire no more of him and to promote the Cause of than the execution of his promise, Innocence and Virtue, we in. whenever the hould think fit to claim

it : Some time after the told him, the Jert the following melancholy thought it was necessary to defer

it Account of an affair, which at present, to prevent any rupture happened in the year 1749, condition of a fervant, being always from a London Magazine Hued until

he was sent for to town to of that date.

his father, who was dangerously ill.

Upoo this Brutus took his leave of her, A Blues, was placed by this Young gentleman, whom I Mall renewing in the most rolemo manner

his promise of marrying her. In father at Oxford. Tho' he was natu. Thori, the old gentleman died, and sally inclined to the amorous, yet, as lest his fon a good plum, who as soon he had never been guilty of any in- as he had settled bis affai:s,'waited on discretion that way, his father had his mistress and was soon after wargreat expectations of him, from that ried.' Happy should I think it, if the generous disposition he perceived in nory ended here. The day he was him. He had not however been more married he retired to his room (while than two years at the university, be- dinner was preparing) to write a letter fore he was acquainted with the beau- as he told his wife, to'l dear friend. tiful Lucretia, who was mistress of As'hę staid longer than ordinary, the every valuable acquifition but that went with 'great gaiety up to him, of fortune ; Brutus roon became' but...he was dead......wa3 found intimate with her : In short, he hanging on the closet' door. 'Upon courted her with the earneitness the table was bis will, and a letter to of a fincere lover, but gave her good to his wife. The ponr woman was

speechless;

Ypeechlers; but one of the company new and old, which were built with took the liberty of opening the letter common mortar. "which was as follows.

It is true indeed, this kind of mor. LUCRETIA,

tar is somewhat rough in the layiog, “ Te apprehenfion of my having and more tharp and fretting to the *exposed you to the cenfure of a mali. Angers than common mortar ; whickz cious world,ever fince I robbed you of may be the reason why it is so much 'that which is the support of beauty, neglected and decried by workmen. 'has filled my soul with inexpreffible But these two inconveniences 'anguit, and determined me io ir ake migot be easily remedied; and indeed you some amends by giving you my its roughness is so far from being a hand and fortune ; forgive me, if I fault, that it is rather an excellent wrong you, dear Lucretia, in adding quality in the mortar. But this may that the cruel reflection that a favour be remedied, by grinding or ftamping igranted to ove may be obtained by the soap afhes (which are in hard another, preys too much on my foul cakes) to a fine powder, before they to admit any propeat of happiness ; are mixed with the fand, which will it is too horrd, indeed, to live in soon bring it to a smooth temper. doubts, and suspicions, which inno- . "Nor will the charge be much ; the cence will not remove, nor reason profit of one day's labour will answer filence- this has done itAdieu,» the charge of three men's wages, in

the difference of price that will be

found betwixt one load of these afics For the BosTON MAGAZINE, and one hundred of lime.

Secondly, As to the farpness, On Making Mortar. where with it offends the wurkmen's

fingers, that may be avoided by wear. (Continued from page 340.)

ing gloves (witbout which they sel. Extraordinary good Mortar for dom lay any brick at all) to avoid

the like eff-cts which they find in lime. Floors, Walls, Cieling, &c.

Or, for an assured remedy in these EMPER ox blood and fine

cales, there ates may be re-embib

ed in water for a considerable time, in any door, or plaifler any wall or

till more of their falt be extracted cieling with it, and it will become a

from them ; and then much of their very Atrong and binding substance. fretting nature being taken away,they This is said by some io be much used

will be found to be gentle enough. in Italy.

For laying tiles, in some places they

make a kind of martor of lome and In buildings, one part of waste soap afhes mixed with another of

new horse dung well tempered and lime and sand, make a very durable

mixed together : And this is by

some workmen accounted a good, This mortar may be made, as it

ftrong, and cheap mortar, which is was by a certain eminent soap-hoiler,

more suitable to tiles than the comwho built himself a very handsome mon mortar made with lime and house with it in the following pro

find, which they Tag corrodes and portions; two load of wafle soap alhes,

{rets the tiles, and causes them to one load of lime, one load of lome,

scale and fy to pieces ; which this

does not. and one of land.

Another person of the same trade For the plaiflering the fronts of used only lime and soap anes, tem- houses in imitation of Brick Work ; pered and wrought together for mor- some workmen make mortar for this iar ; with which he laid both the, sort of work, of powder of brick, foundations, chimnies, and their sharp rand and lime, and some red funnels, in his dwelling houre in oker. Some houses plaistered with this Southwark ; which have endured and kind of plaifler, look very well ftood out those forms which have though they have been done twenty overturned many other funnels, both or thirty years, and may be taken,

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A deaf Ear to Adulation recommended to the Fair. 383 by one paffing by, for a brick house, He saw her roften, kissed her blushthough it be only timber plaistered ing check, predsed her heaving breast, over. The workman has for this and called it the golden minute of his Sort of work commonly one thilling life! Such fondness at this time had per yard, only for workmanship. an improper effe&t on her, and he,

How much allowed to a rod of bare villain ! vulture like, seized the brick work, or a square of tiling. unguarded opportunity, and robbed.

Workmen usually allow a hundred the fair one of her virtue. Unhapand half (or thirty-seven and a half py Clarioda ! oo sooner were they butels) of lime, and two load (or parted, but the thoughts of what seventy-two bufhels of sand) to make had passed gave her soul difraximortar enough for a rod of brick on : hard was the task, to conceal her work. And for tiling ; four bushels distress of mind from the family.. of lime, and fix or eight bushels of but Mame and prudence for a time fand, will make mortar enough for prevented the discovery : She relaying one thousand of tiles, which is fected on his oaths of love, fincerity, about a square and a half; so that a and conftancy, and hoped the would square of tiling will take up, for have it in her power to secure the demortar, about two and two thirds ceiver, and win him to fulfil them. bufhels of lime and about five bushels For a time their meetings were as freof faod.

quent, and as affectionate as ever, A caution. It is a general caution and though her heart abhorred the in all parts of a building, that where thought of indiscretion, it ftill seem. either ftones or bricks are contiguous ed the likelief means of securing him to wood, they ought to be laid dry, and her future happiness. She tenor without mortar ; because lime and derly pressed bim to marry her for wood are unsociable ; the lime very fear of approaching Thame, and reamuch corroding and decaying the soned with him on the consequences wood.

of what had passed. He had always (To be continued.)

some excuse for the present, yet Me hoped that as her charms had first

engaged his love, they would still A deaf Ear 10 Adulation recom- have power to secure it-false, Aattermended to the Fair.

ing hope! His visits were less fre

quent ; at length a cold indifference (Continued from page 334.) came, and Me beheld the wretch no O mais innocente berare de fundade me found him faire. She hoped the grove belonging to her father's gar. fighed -- The feared, and found her den, when her mind was fitted to

fears too true. Lorenzo was paying give and receive every roft impress his addresses to another : On the sioo! alas! that there are in life those

news of this, the underwent the moft unguarded minutes, when tenderness agonizing torture the miod is capamelts down the soul, and leaves the

ble of sustaining. Her fat..er, who breast too open for deceivers ! but perceived it with the truest grief, such was the time, when, softly Aleal. pressed her tenderly to know the ing to the grove, Lorenzo found her cause, her heart was a stranger to there, and as the fat reclined, he hypocrisy and deceit, and the dira pressed her hand, kıffed it with ar.

closed the whole. Though greatly dency, and begged with love beguil. Mocked, he did not reproach her, ing tears he would fix the day to well knowing such things are uselera make him happy. She was greatly when they come too late, especially affected with the earneftness of his as he refe&ted that it was at his re. solicitations. She fat penfive-lhe queft me forft encouraged the perjur meditated for some minutes-- and..

ed Lorenzo. He was confidering

what flep was beit to be taken when u She who once deliberates, is loft."

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Weft Indies. The shock it gave the soldier, and I am greatly mista: sine tender-hearted.Clarında is better ken if I do not Tee them this moment, sonceived than described : 'The affair

conving down the hill. wa became public through the We Taw a kind of cart drawn by 13alevolence of party curiofty i one liorre, in which was a woman,

di while an universal reproach at- and a pealant who drove the horie. oded the conduet of the bare Lo. While they drew near, the soldier *15.70, the generous tear or pity feil told us he had been wounded io Core us the distress of the injured Clarin- sica ; tifat his leg had been cut off;

that belore setting out on the expeRufticus yet lives in the hopes, that d tion), he had been contracted to a rie deviation from the pa h or chal

young woman in the neighbourhood; ly, attended with the circumstances inat the marriage bad been poft poa *; ivas, will not prevent his repentant ed, until his return ;- but when he mighter from obtaining some wor• appeared with a wooden leg, that all tyy partner for life ; and the beauti- the girl's relations, had opposed the Mi Clarinda, has formed the virtu- much. The girl's mother, who was

us resolution of making her recent lier only surviving parent, when he unfortune an excitement to future

tegan his courtship, had always ben sinlues !

his friend ; but the bad died while Ticaven sends calamities for rome was abroad. The young woman her i le ends...this, perhaps, to teach self, however, remained conftant in Tiers from her example not to fip ber affections, received him with or freely of the cup of adulation : : ciling is the portion, but dieadful

open arms, and had agreed to leave

her relations, and accompany him to De erteds.

Pestis, from whence they iniended to

set out in the Diligence to the town for the BOSTON MAGAZINE

where he was born, and where his fa

ther still lived: That on the way to Lubois and Fanchen. An in- Paris his wooden beg had trapped, berejling Adventure, from leave him, and go to the next village

which had obliged mis mire's to Moore's Travels.

in queit of a car la carry him this Y friend Fontenelle called on ther, where he would remain till

me a few days lince, and as lie such time as the carpenter thouid re: Idirlood that I had no particular Dew' bis leg. « C'eft un malheur !"

gerneos, he infled that I mould concluded ihe soldier, “mon oficier! Pric fomewhere into the country,

bien tot repare. et voici mon amie.** berete a lete with him, and retura The girl spru::s before ibe carte ime for the play.

seized me out fireached wand of her en we nad drove a few miles I per. Jover, and told him with a sinile full de a gentle-looking young fellow, of affection that the had seen an ad. ft din an old uniform. He far en mirable carpenter, who had promled istree, on the grass, at alicile dir to make a leg that would not break; Leírom the road, and amured him. that it would be ready by, to morrow,

by piaying on the violin. As we and that they migti resume their lite Bearer, we perceived he had a journey as luon after as they pleased.

al lep, part of which lay in irag. The Collier received his 'mistsess's by his side.

compliments as it deferved ?Thai do you there, soldier ? said feemed about twenty years of age, a 07. quis. I am on my way home be a utiful, fine shaped girla Brunette

, *.y owir village, “món officier," whoic coui:tenance indicated senci. inne soldier. But, iny poor friend, ment and vivacity. ined the Marquis, you will be a You must be much fatigued, my glime before you arrive at your dear, said the Marquiß. "Oude je irrey's end, if you have no other fatigue pas monsieur quand on pra; Pusiage befides there, pointing at the

vanile pour ce qu'on aime," replied Prenta of his wooden leg. I wait the giri... The soldier killed her hand iniy equipage, and all my' fuit,faid with a gallant and tender air. When

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