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his patron. In mort, matters are come to such " the pleafure of a young man, who did not an extremity, that the 'squire has not said his « thînk ill of his own person, in taking that pubprayers either in public or private this half year; lic occasion of thewing my figure and behaand that the parson threatens him, if he does not “ viour to advantage. You may easily imagine mend his manners, to pray for him in the face of to yourself what appearance I made, who am the whole congregation.

pretty tall, rid well, and was very well dretted, Feuds of this nature, though too frequent in " at the head of a whole county, with mulic bethe country, are very fatal to the ordinary peo 6 fore me, a feather in my hat, and my horse ple; who are so used to be dazzled with riches, o well bitted.' I can assure you I was not a litthat they pay as much deference to the under- « tle pleased with the kind looks and glanoes 1 standing of a man of an estate, as of a man of “ had from all the balconies and windows as learning; and are very hardly brought to regard « rode to the hall where the assizes were held. any truth, how important foever it may be, that “ But when I came there, a beautiful creature in is preached to them, when they know there are a widow's habit sat in court, to hear the event foveral men of five hundred a year who do not " of a cause concerning her dower. This combelieve it.

L manding creature, who was born for the de

“ struction of all who behold her, put on such a

“ resignation in her countenance, and bore the N° 113. TUESDAY, JULY 10.

“ whifpers of all around the court with such a Hærent infixi pectore vultus.

pretty uneasiness, I warrant you, and then re

« covered herself from one eye to another, until

VIRG. Æn. 4. V. 4.
Her looks were deep imprinted in his heart.

" she was perfectly confused by meeting fome.

« thing so wistful in all the encountered, that at N my first description of the comany in which “ laft, with a murrain to her, the cast ber be. pass most of my time, it may be remembered “ witching eye upon me,

I no sooner met it, that I mentioned a great affliction which my " but I bowed like a great surprised booby; and friend Sir Roger had met with in his youth; “ knowing her cause to be the first which came which was no less than a disappointment in love. " on, I cried, like a captivated calf as I was, It happened this evening that we fell into a very " Make way for the defendant's witnesses. This pleasing walk at a distance from his house; a. “ sudden partiality made all the county immesoon as we came into it, “ It is, quoth the good “ diately see the sheriff also was becoine a Nave « old man, looking round him with a smile, ve “ to the fine widow. During the time her cause ry hard, that any part of my land Mould be set was upon trial, the behaved herself, I warrant tled upon one who has used me so ill as the you, with such a deep attention to her business,

perverse widow did; and yet I am sure I could “ took opportunities to have little billets handed ' not fee a sprig of any bough of this whole to her counsel, then would be in such a pretty « walk of trees, but I should reflect upon her “ confusion, occasioned, you must know, by act«c and her severity. She has certainly the finest “ ing before so much company, that not only I “ hand of any woman in the world. You are « but the whole court was prejudiced in her fa« to know this was the place wherein I used to vour; and all that the next heir to her husband “ muse upon her; and by that custom I can « had to urge, was thought so groundless and fri.

never come into it, but the same tender senti “ volous, that when it came to her counsel to “ments revive in my :nind, as if I had actually “ reply, there was not half so much said as every " walked with that beautiful creature under the one besides in the court thought he could have « Thades. I have been fool enough to carve her urged to her advantage. You must under

name on the bark of several of these trees; lo stand, Sir, this perverse woman is one of those “ unhappy is the condition of men in love, to at os unaccountable creatures, that secretly rejoice “ tempt the removing of their patsions iby the « in the admiration of men, but indulge then" methods which serve only to imprint it deeper. “ felves in no farther consequences. Hence it is « She has certainly the finest hand of any wo

“ that she has ever had a train of admirers, and man in the world.”

" she removes from her faves in town to those in Here followed a profound filence: and I was “ the country, according to the seafons of the not displeased to observe my friend falling so na year. She is a reading lady, and far gone in turally into a discourse, which I had ever before " the pleasures of friendship: she is always actaken notice he industriously avoided. After a “ companied by a confident, who is witness to very long pause he entered upon an account of “ her daily protestations against our fex, and conthis great circumstance in his life, with an air “ sequently a bar to her first steps towards love, which I thought raised my idea of him above v upon the strength of her own maxims and dewhat I had ever had before; and gave me the

s clarations.. picture of that chearful mind of his, before it “ However, I must needs say this accomplished received that stroke which has ever since af « mistress of mine bas diftinguished me above fected his words and actions. But he went on the rest, and has been known to declare Șir Roas follows.

ger de Coverly was the tamest and most humane I came to my estate in my twenty-second « of all the brútes in the country. I was told the year,

and resolved to follow the steps of the « said fo, by one who thought he rallied me; but most worthy of my ancestors who have inha upon

the ítrength of this nender encourage. “bited this spot of earth before me, in all the cment of being thought least detestable, Imade " methods of hospitality and good neighbour-“ new liveries, new-paired my coach-horses, fent “ hood, for the sake of my fame; and in coun- . " them all to town to be bitted, and taught to “ try sports and recreations, for the sake of my “ throw their leg, well, and move all togther, health. In my twenty-third year I was obliged " before I pretended to cross the courtry, and

to serve as therit of the county; and in my " wait upor lar. As soon as I thought my retia "s servants, officers, and whole equipage, indulzed « nue suitable to the character of my fortue and

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youth, I set out from hence to make my ad " is angelic. But I find I grow irregular while 6 dresses. The particular ikill of this lady has “ I am talking of lier; but indeed it would

ever been to infiame your wishes, and yet com. ll be stupidity to be unconcerned at such perfec« mand respect. To make her mistress of this

" tïon. "Oh the excellent creature! the is as ini. art, she has a greater share of knowledge, wit, o mitable to all women, as the is inacccible to “ and good senfe, than is usual even among men

« all men.” " of merit. Theni me is beautiful beyond the I found my friend begin to rave, and insensibly.

race of women. If you will not let her go on led him towards the house, that we might be “ with a certain artifice with her eyes, and the joined by some other company; and am con“ skill of beauty, she will arm herself with her vinced that the widow is the secret cause of all real charms, and strike you with admiration that inconsistency which appears in some parts of & instead of desire. It is certain that if you were my friend's discourse; though he has so much to behold the whole woman, there is that dig

command of himfeff a's not directly to mention nity in her aspect, that composure in her mo. her, yet according to that of Martial, which one « tion, that complacency in her manner, that if knows not how to render into English, Dum “ her form makes you hope, her merit makes you tacet hanc loquitur.' I shall end this paper with “ fear. But then again, she is such a desperate that whole epigrain, which represents with much & scholar, that no country-gentleman can ap- lumour my honest friend's condition. S proach her without being a jeft. As I was go; Quirquid agit Rufus, nihil eft; nifi Nævia Rufos " ing to tell you, when I came to her house I was admitted to her presence with great civili. Cænai, propinat, pofcit

, negat, annuit, una est

Si gaudet, si Het, si tacet, hanc loquitur : ty; at the same time she placed herself to be « first seen by me in such an attitude, as I think Scriberet befiernâ patri cùm luce falutem,

Navia; si non lit Nevin, mutus erit. you call the posture of a picture, that the dis“ covered new charms, and I at lait came towards

Navia lux inquit, Nævia nimen, ave. v her with such an awe as made me speechless.

Epig. 69. 1. to ! This the no sooner observed but the made her “ Let Rufus weep, rejoice, stand, sit, or walk, “ advantage of it, and began a discourse to me Still he can nothing but of Nævia talk; « concerning love and honour, as they both are

o Let him eat, drink ask questions, or dispute, « followed by pretenders, and the real votaries « Still he must speak of Navia, or be mute. to them. When the discussed these points in a

« He writ to his father, ending with this line, “ discourse, which I verily believe was as learned “ I am my lovely Navia, ever thinie.” R

as the best philosopher in Europe could possi" bly make, she asked me whether the was so “ happy as to fall in with my sentiments on these N° 114. WEDNESDAY, JULY 11: “ important particulars. Her confident sat by "her, and upon my being in the last confusion - Paupertatis pudor & fuga« and filence, this malicious aid of hers turning

HOR. Ep. 18. 1. 1. V. 24. 6. to her says, I am very glad to observe Sir Roger

The dread of nothing more, " pauses upon this subject, and seems resolved to « deliver all his sentiments upon the matter

Than to be thought neceflitous and poor.

Pool Y. " when he pleafes to speak. They both kept “ their countenances, and after I had sat half an Economy in our affairs has the same effect “ hour meditating how to behave before such profound cafuifts, I rose up and took my leave. has upon our conversations. There is a pretend“ Chance has since that time thrown me very of- ing behaviour in both cases, which instead of ma“ ten in her way, and she as often has directed a king men esteemed, renders them both miserable “ discourse to me which I do not understand. and contemptible. We had yesterday at Sir Ro“ This barbarity has kept me ever at a distance ger’s a set of country gentlemen who dined with from the moit beautiful object my eyes ever him; and after dinner the glass was taken, by « beheld. It is thus also the deals with all man. those who pleased, pretty plentifully. Among “ kind, and you must make love to lier, as you others I observed a person of a tolerable aspect, “ would conquer the sphinx, by poting her. But who seemed to be more greedy of liquor than any “ were the like other women, and that there were of the company, and yet, methought, he did not « any talking to her, how constant must the plea- taste it with delight. As he grew warm, he was “ sure of that man be, who could converse with suspicious of every thing that was said ; and as

a creature-But, after all, you may be sure her he advanced towards being fuddled, his humour “ heart is fixed on some one or other; and yet I grew worse. At the same time his bitternefs “ have been credibly informed; but who can be- sesmed to be rather an inward dissatisfaction in “ lieve half that is said! After she had done his own mind, that any dillike he had taken to “ speaking to me, she put her hand to her bosom the company. Upon hearing his name, I knew ! and adjusted her tncker. Then me cast her him to be a gentleman of a considerable fortune * eyes a little dowi, upon my beholding her too in this county, but greatly in debt. What gives “ earnestly. They say the fings excellently! her the unhappy man this peevishness of spirit is, that “ voice in her ordinary specch has fomething in it his estate is dipped, and is eating out with usury; “ irexpreffibly sweet. You must know I dined and yet he has not the heart to fell any part of it. “ with her at a public table the day after I first His proud stomach, at the cost of restless nights,

saw her, and the helped me to some taníy in conitant inquietudes, clanger of affronts, and a " tie eye of all the gentlemen in the country, thousand nameless inconveniences, preserves this Sie has certainly the finest hard of any wo canker in his fortune, rather than it shall be faid

iran in the world. I can ailure you, Sir, were he is a mati of a fewer hundreds a year than he you to behold her, you would be in the came has been commonly reputed. Thus he endures cindition; for as her speech is music, fier form the torment of poverty, to avoid the name of being

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Jess rich. If you go to his house you see great Cowley with the greatest pleasure ; his magnaniplenty; but served in a manner that thews it is mit; is as much above that of other considerable all unnatural, and that the master's mind is not men, as his understanding; and it is a true disat home. There is a certain waste and careleff- tinguishing spirit in the elegant author who pub, ness in the air of every thing, and the whole ap- lithed his works, to dwell so much upon the pears but a covered indigence, a magnificent po- temper of his mind and the moderation of his de verty." That neatness and chearfulness which at fires : by this means he has rendered his friend as tends the table of him who lives within compass, amiable as famous. That state of life which is wanting, and exchanged for a libertine way of bears the face of poverty with Mr. Cowley's great service in all about him.

Vulgar, is admirably described ; and it is no This gentleman's conduct, though a very com small satisfaction to those of the same turn of de. mon way of management, is as ridiculous as that fire, that he produces the authority of the wiseft officer's would be, who had but few men under men of the best age of the world, to strengthen his command, and should take the charge of an his opinion of the ordinary pursuits of man. extent of country rather than of a small pass. To kind. pay for, perfonate, and keep in a man's hands, a It would methinks be no ill maxim of life, if greater estate than he really has, is of all others according to that' ancestor of Sir Roger, whom I the most unpardonable vanity, and must in the end lately mentioned, every iman would point to him. reduce the man who is guilty of it to dishonour. self what fum he would resolve not to exceed. Yet if we look round us in any county of Great He might by this means cheat himself into a Britain, we shall see many in this fatal error; if franquillity on this side of that expectation, or that may be called by so soft a name, which pro convert what he should get above it to nobler ceeds from a false shame of appearing what they uses than his owža pleasures or necessities. This really are, when the contrary behaviour would in temper' of mind would exempt a man from an a short time advance them to the condition which ignorant envy of restless men above him, and a they pretend to.

more inexcusable contempt of happy men below Laertes has fifteen hundred pounds a year, him. This would be failing by some compass, which is mortgaged for fix thousand pounds; but living with some design; but to be eternally be it is impoffible to convince him that if he sold as wildered in prospects of future gain, and putting much as would pay off that debt, he would save on unnecessary armour against improbable blows four Millings in the pound, which he gives for of fortune, is a mechanic being which' has ncc the vanity of being the reputed master of it. Yet good sense for its direction, but is carried on by a if Laertes did this, he would, perhaps, be carier sort of acquired instinct towards things below our in his own fortune; but then Irus, a fellow of confideration and unworthy our esteem." It is yesterday, who has but twelve hundred a year, possible that the tranquillity I now enjoy at Sir would be his equal. Rather than this shall be, Roger's may have created in me this way of think Laertes goes on to bring well-born beggars into ing, which is so abstracted from the common rethe world, and every twelvemonth charges his lin of the world; but as I am now in a pleasing estate with at least one year's rent more by the arbour surrounded with a beautiful landscape, I birth of a child.

find no inclination se ftrong as to continue in Laertes and Irus are neighbours, whore way of these manfions, so remote from the oftentatious ļiving are an abomination to each other.' Irus is scenes of life; and am at this present writing phi. moved by the fear of poverty, and Laertes by the lofopher enough to conclude with. Mr. Cowley ; mame of it. Though the motive of action is of so near affinity in both, and may be resolved into i If e'er ambition did my fancy cheat, this, “ that to each of them poverty is the great

« With any with so mean as to be great; « est of all evils,” yet are their manners very * Continue, Heav'n, ftill from me to remove widely different, Shame of poverty makes Laer ". The humble blesings of that life I love, tes launch into unnecessary equipage, vain expence, and lavish entertainments; fear of poverty makes Irus allow himself only plain neceffaries, appear without a servant, fell his own No 115. THURSDAY, JULY 12. corn, attend his labourers, and be himself á labourer. Shame of poverty makes Laertes go - Ut fit mens sana in corpore sano. every day a step nearer to it; and fear of poverty

Juv. Sat. 10. V. 356. Itirs up Trus to make every day some further pro

A healthy body and a mind at ease. gress from it.

These different motives produce the excesses ODILY labour is of two kinds, either that which men are guilty of in the negligence of and which a man submits to for his livelihood provision for themselves. Usury, stock-jobbing, or that which he undergoes for his pleasure. The extortion and oppression, have their feed in the latter of them generally changes the name of la. dread of want; and vanity, riot, and prodigality, bour for that of exercise, but differs only from from the shame of it: but both these excesses are ordinary labour as it rises from another motive. infinitely below the pursuit of a reasonable crea A country life abounds in both these kinds of türe. After we have taken care to command so labour, and for that reason gives a man a greater much as is necessary for maintaining ourselves in stock of health, and consequently a more perfect the order of men suitable to our character, the enjoyment of himself, than any other way of life. care or superfluities is a vice no less extravagant, I consider the body as a system of tubes and than the neglect of necessaries would have been glands, or to use a more rustic phrase, a bundle of before.

pipes and strainers, fitted to one another after ro Certain it is, that they are both out of nature, wonderful a manner as to make a proper engine when she is followed with reason and good sense, for the soul to work with. This description does It is from this reflection that I always read Mr. not only comprehend the bowels, bones, tenduris,

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the limbs, and is opens the chest, exercises

veins, nerves and arteries, but every muscle and years old when his dog killed him. A little every ligature, which is a composition of fibres, room adjoining to the hall is a kind of arsenal that are fo many imperceptible tubes or pipes filled with guns of several fizes and inventions, interwoven on all sides with invisible glands or with which the knight has made great havock in Hrainers.

the woods, and destroyed many thousands of This general idea of a human body, without pheasants, partridges, and woodcocks. His ftaconfidering it in its niceties of anatomy, lets us ble doors are patched with noses that belonged fee how absolutely necessary labour is for the to foxes of the knight's own hunting down, right prefervation of it. There must be frequent Sir Roger Mewed me one of them that for dimotions and agitations, to mix, digest, and sepa. Itinction fake has a brass nail struck through it, rate the juices contained in it, as well as to clear which cost him about fifteen hours riding, carand cleanse that infinitude of pipes and strainers ried him through half a dozen counties, killed of which it is composed, and to give their solid him a brace of geldings, and lost above half his parts a more firm and lasting tone. Labour or, dogs. This the knight looks upon as one of the exercife ferments the humours, casts them into greatest exploits of his life. The perverse wi. their proper channels, throws off redundancies, dow, whom I have given fome account of, was and helps nature in those secret distributions, the death of several foxes; for Sir Roger has told without which the body cannot subsist in its me, that in the course of his amours he patched vigour, nor the soul act with chearfulness. the western door of his table. Whenever the

I might here mention the effects which this widow was cruel, the foxes were sure to pay for has apon all the faculties of the mind, by keep- it. In proportion as his passion for the widow ing the understanding clear, the imagination abated and old age came on, he left off fox-huntun troubled, and refining those spirits that are ing; but a liare is not yet safe that fits within neceffary for the proper exertion of our intellec ten miles of his house. tual faculties, during the present laws of uuion There is no kind of exercise which I would ro between foul and body. It is to a neglect in recommend to my readers of both sexes as this this particular that we must afcribe the spleen, of riding, as there is none which so much conwhich is fo frequent in men of studious and duces to health, and is every way accommodated fedentary tempers, as well as the vapours to to the body, according to the idea which I have which those of the other fex are so often sub- given of it. Doctor Sydenham is very lavith in joita

its praises ; and if the Englith reader will see Had not exercise been absolutely necessary for the mechanical effects of it described at length, our well-being, nature would not have made the he may find them in a book published not

many body fo proper for it, by giving such an activity years țince, under the title of Medicina Gymto the limbs, and such a pliancy to every part naltica. For my own part, when I am in town, as necessarily produce those compressions, exten for want of these opportunities, 1 exercise myself tions, contortions, dilatations, and all other kinds an hour every morning upon a dumb bell that of motions that are necessary for the preserva- is placed in a corner of my room, and pleafes of such a rystem of tubes and glands as has been me the more, because it does every thing I rebefore mentioned. And that we might not want quire of it in the moft profound filence. My inducements to engage is in such an exercise of landlady and her daughters are so well acquaintthe body as is proper for its welfare, it is so or ed with my hours of exercise, that they never dered that nothing valuable can be produced come into my room to disturb me whilst I am without it. Not to mention riches and honour, ringing. even food and raiment are not to be come at When I was some years younger than I am at without the toil of the hands and sweat of the present, I used to employ myself in a more labobrows. Providence furnishes materials, but ex- rious diversion, which ļ learned from a Latin pe&s that we should work them up ourselves. treatise of exercises, that is written with great The earth must be laboured before it gives its erudition: it is there called the criou axia, or increase, and when it is forced into its several the fighting with a man's own shadow, and conproducts, how many hands must they pass fists in the brandishing two short sticks grasped through before they are fit for use ? Manufac- in each hand, and loaden with plugs of lead cures, trade, and agriculture, naturally employ at either end. more than nineteen parts of the species in twen

a man all the pleasure of ty; and as for those who are not obliged to la- boxing without the blows. I could with that bour, by the condition in which they are born, several learned men would lay out that time they are more miserable than the rest of man which they employ in controversies and disputes kind, unless they indulge themselves in that vo about nothing, in this method of fighting with Juntary labour which goes by the name of ex their own shadows. It might conduce very ercise.

much to evaporate the spleen, which makes them My friend Sir Roger has been an indefatigable uneasy to the public as well as to themselves. man of business of this kind, and has hung feve To conclude, as I am a compound of soul and ral parts of his house with the trophies of his body, I consider myself as obliged to a double former labours. The walls of his great hall are scheme of duties; and think I have not fulfilled covered with the horns of several kinds of deer the business of the day when I do not thus emthat he has killed in the chace, which he thinks ploy the one in labour and exercise, as well as the most valuable furniture of his house, as they the other in study and contemplation. afford himn frequent topics of discourse, and new

L that he has not been icle. At the lower end of the hall is a large otter's Kin stuffed with hay, whiclı his mother ordered to be hung up in that manner, and thie kuighit looks upon with great sätistaction, because it fluns he was but nine

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“ With ears that sweep away the morning dew. N° 116. FRIDAY, JULY 13.

« Crook-knee'd and dew-lap'd, like Theffalian

“ bulls, Vocat ingenti clamore Ci:hæron,

« Slow in pursuit, but match'd in mouths like Taygerique canes--- Virg. Georg, 3. V. 43.

bells,

“ Each under each: a cry more tunable The echoing hills and chiding hounds invite.

6 Was never halloo'd to nor chear'd with horn." THOSE who have searched into human na

Sir Roger is so keen at this sport, that he has ture observe that nothing so much thews been ouť almost every day fince I came down; the nobleness of the soul, as that its felicity con and upon the chaplain's offering to lend me his fifts in action. Every man has such an active easy pad, I was prevailed on yesterday morning principle in him, that he will find out something to make one of the company. I was extremely to employ himself upon, in whatever place or pleased, as we rid along, to observe the general ftate of life he is posted. I have heard of a benevolence of all the neighbourlood towards gentleman who was under close confinement in my friend. The farmers sons thought themselves, the Bastile seven years; during which time he happy if they could open a gate for the good old amused himself in scattering a few small pins knight as he passed by; which he generally reabout his chamber, gathering them up again, quited with a nod or a sinile, and a kind enquiry and placing them in different figures on the arm after their fathers and unclcs. of a great chair. He often told his friends after

After we had rid about a mile from home, we wards, that unless he had found out this piece came upon a large heath, and the sportsmen bea of exercise, ke verily believed he should have loft gan to beat. They had done so for some time, his senses.

when, as I was at a little distance from the rest After what has been said, I need mot inform of the company, I saw a hare pop out from a my readers, that Sir Roger, with whofe character (mall furze-brake almost under my horfe's feet I hope they are all pretty well acquainted, has in I marked the way she took, which I endeavoured his youth gone through the whole course of those

to make the company sensible of by extending rural diverfions with which the country abounds

my arm ; but to no purpose, until Sir Roger, wio here in a far greater degree than in towns and knows that none of iny exraordinary motions are cities. I have before hinted at feme of my insignificant, rode up to me, and asked me if friend's exploits: he has in bis youthful days puiš was gone that way?” Upon my answering taken forty coveys of partridges in a seafon ;

" Yes,” he immediately called in the dogs, and and tired many a falmon with a line consisting put them upon the scent. As they were going but of a single hair. The conftant thanks and off, I heard one of the country-fellows mettera good wishes of the neighbourhood always at ing to his companion, “ that it was a wonder tended him, on account of his remarkable en

« they had not lost all their sport, for want of mity towards foxes; having destroyed more of the filent gentleman's crying fiole away." those vermin in one year, than it was thought This, with my avergon to leaping hedges, the whole country could have produced. Indeed made me withdraw to a rising ground, froin the knight does not scruple to own anrong his whence I could have the pleasure of the whole intimate friends, that in order to establish his chace, without the fatigue of keeping in with the reputation this way, he has secretly fent for great hounds. The hare immediately threw them numbers of them out of other counties, which above a mile behind her; but I was pleafed to he used to turn loose about the country by night, find, that instead of running straight forwards, that he might the better signalize himself in their or in hunter's language, “fying the country,' destruction the next day. His hunting-horses as I was afraid she might have done, the wheeled were the fwest and best managed in all these about, and described a sort of circle round the parts : his tenants are still full of the praises of hill where I had taken my station, in such mana grey Atone-horse that unhappily staked himself ner as gave me a very diftinct view of the sport, feveral years since, and was buried with great I could see her first pass by, and the dogi foine folemnity in the orchard.

time afterwards unravelling the whole track lie Sir Roger, being at present too old for fox. had made, and following lier through all her hunting, to keep himself in action, has disposed doubles. I was at the same time delighted in of his beagles and got a pack of Stop-Hounds. observing that deference which the rest of the What there want in speed, he endeavours to pack paid to each particular hound, according to make amends for by the deepness of their mouths the character he had acquired' amorgft them : and the variety of their notes, which are luited if they were at a fault, and an old hound of rein such a manner to each other, that the whole putation opened but once, he was imineciately cry makes a complete confort. He is so nice in followed by the whole cry; while a raw dog, or this particular, that a gentleman having made one who was a need liar, might have yelped his him a prefent of a very fine hound the other heart out, without being taken notice of. .day, the knight returned it by the servant with The hare now, after having squaited two or a great many expressions of civility; but desired three times, and been put up again as osten, him to tell his matter, that the dog he had sent came fill nearer to the place where ihe was ab was indeed a most excellent bass, but that at firit started. The dogs pursued her, and ihcfe present he only wanted a counter-tenor, Could were followed by the jolly knight, why rode upI believe my friend had read over Shakespear, I on a white gelding, encompailed by hio terang Kould certainly conclude he had taken che and servants, and cheering his holinds with all hint from Thcfeus in the Midsummer Night's the gaiety of five and twenty. One of the sporti. Dream.

men rode up to me, and told me, that lac was

Ture the chace was almost at an end, because the * My hounds are bred of the Spartan kind, old dogs, which had hitherto lain bchad, now Got so oud, so landed; and their heads. ale bung

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