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privy council, where after a debate of of Waterford At Sligo, Quarter-master Ehree hours, said bill was rejected. The Bradford, of the 12th Dragoons, to Miss council for it were the Recorder and Aone Cox of Carrick - John Bagwell of counsellor Hart; against it, counsellors Bellgrove, Co. Corke, Esq. to Mits Hare. Kelly and Yelverton.

At St. George's Hanover-Square, London, The late general Wolfe having be. Arthur Acheson, Esq. eldelt son of Sir queathed 5000l. to be disposed of in such Archibald Acheson, Bart. to Miss Pole, charitable utes as his executors should Daughter of the late Licut. Gen. Pole — think proper: They have acquainted the Sir Michael Cromie, Kot. to Lady Gergovernors of the Hibernian School with trude Lambert, Daughter to the late Earl their intention of appropriating 3000l. of of Cavao - Anthony Brabazon, Esq. to said sum for the use of that charity. The Miss Molyneux, Daughter of Sir Capel gentleman who informed them of this mu Molyneux, Bart. nificent donation, has added 20 guineas, at bis private cost, thereto.

DEATHS.

OBERT Irwin of Morce, Co. Tyrone, PROMOTION S.

At Wardhouse, James Soden, POURT H regiment of horse, Cornet of Money gold, Esq. At Lifford, Co. Do.

Hodder Roberts to be Lieut. vice For negall, William M'Clintock, Esq. - At bes. Guftavus Handcock, Gent. to be Hollywell, Co. Roscommon, Barnaby GunCornet, vice Roberts.

ning, Esq. At Coventry, Thomas Mar1216 Regiment of Dragoons, Lieut. Char ryat, M. D. - At Carlow, the Wife of

les Hamilton to be Capt. vice Mitchell, Benjamin Bunbury, Esq. At Drogheda, -Cornet Arthur Cole to be Lieut. vice Moore, Esq. - At Kilbury, Co. Kila Hamilton.

dare, Fleetwood, Esq. — The Wife 5th Regiment of Foot, Major Wm. Wal of Mr. Ayres of Whitefryar-Street. – At

cot to be Lieut. Col. vice Meadows. Janefield, near Athy, Charles Fleetwood, Capt. Edward Mitchell, from 12th Dra. Esq. – In Moor-Street, John Kelly, Esq.

goons, to be Major vice Walcott. M.D. - Oo Lazar's-Hill, Miss Joges. 35th Regiment of Foot, Palliser Wheeler, In Hoey's-Court. Miss Lætitia Hamilton Gent. to be Eofign, vice Cook.

In Dame Street, Mrs, Cope, Wife of 45th Regiment of Font, Thomas Parks, Mr. William Cope, Merchant -- Ac Black

Gent, to be Enrigo, vice Hudson. hall, Co. Kildare, John Barker, Esq. 491h Regiment of Foot, Meredyth Jenkyn, lo Dominick-Street, John Knox, Esq. M. Ceut, to be Surgeon, vice Gough.

P. for Castlebar George Stainer of Care

nelly, Co. Clare, Esq. At Limerick, BIRTH S.

Robert Crips, Esq. - At Bath, John Lodge, T Waterford, the Lady of Robert Eiq. - Ac Bandon, John Harris, Efq.

At Neville's-Court, Co. Wexford, William of a Daughter - The Lady of Lieutenant Jones, juo. Esq.- 1a Drogheda, Francis Colonel Townshend of a Son - Io Kildare. Donagh, Esq. Mrs. Anne St. George, Street, the Lady of James Cavendish, Esq. eldest Daughter of the late Rev. Dena St. of a Son - In Merrion-Square, the Lady George At New York, Mrs. Moncrieffc of Robert Fitzgerald. Esq. of a Son - The Wife of Major Moncrieffe At Pontoise, Lady of Townley Blackwood, Esq. of a near Paris, Mary Magdalane du Reir, aged Daughter In Leiofter-Street, the Lady 147 years and 3 months: this extraordina. of Sir Kildare D. Burrowes, Bart. of a ry Person was wife to an Officer of Louis Son.

XIVch's Court, and had the Honour of

nurling the Dauphin, Grandfather of his MARRIAGES.

present, and eldest Son of his late most DWARD Stephens of Burris-in Christian Majesty; she was followed to

Osory, Queen's Co. Esq. to Miss the Grave by gi of her immediate De. Grace Boudy of laid Place At Omagh, fcendants, the youngest of whom is 64 Co. Tyrone, James Crawford, Eiq. to Mirs years-In Dame-Street, M. Govers, GunMaxwell; and John Roger's, Esq to Miss

imith - To Chancery-Line, Thomas Dale Jane Maxwell - Gilbert King of Charles ton, Esq. an eminent Attorney - AC town, Co. Rofcommon, Esq. to Miss Jane Quanfury, Co. Galway, the Right Hon. King — Tobias Webb of Ball. quirk, Co.

Lord Viscount Kingland Tobias Webb, Kilkenny, Esq. aged 102, to Mils Marga of Ballyquirk, E19. aged 102 -- At che ret Fitzpatrick, aged 28. Robert Roe Hot-Wells, Bristol, Peter M'Quinton, of of Camolin, Co. Wexford, Esq. to Miss

ibis Kingdom, Esq. At Caille Connel, Plummer Gregory Shortal of Damas. Co. Limerick, Matthew M.Namara, lown, Co. Kilkenny, E:q. to Miso Whitty Líq.

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CELADON and FLORELLA ; or, the Perils of a Tete-a-Tete.

Illustrated with an elegant Engraving, from the Design of a Great
Master.

LORELLA had a form which He resolved badly he thought

would, in the eyes of Sir Joshua weakly. He took the opportunity of Reynolds, have been deemed a model pouring into her ears the poison of afor a complete beauty. Unhappily dulation. To a female who thinks for her, she possessed not only the ex- herself charming, adulation is more cellencies, but likewise the foibles of than poison. Florella heard his flatone, who is the admiration of the teries not without attention, but as males, and the envy of the females. the pride which her self-conscious

She indulged the homage of the beauty had inspired her with, induced men, and thought them no better than her to think that they were nothing a set of play-things, which she might more than the tribute which she could divert herself with, and discard when- claim, they had not that effect upon ever the thought proper. The fighs her which they might have had upon of the enamoured were her moft a any one whose exterior was less greeable music, and the groans of the charming. She was, however, pleafdisappointed afforded her diversion. ed with a new conqueft ; for her amLiberties she granted without scruple, bition was similar to that of Alexanand could frown even the most pre- der : the thought the world too narfumptuous into submission. In a word row a bound for her triumphs. Vathe seemed born to be the torture of nity is sometimes a preserver of the her own sex, and the tyrantover our's. sex, when even a sense of honour is

Celadon, however, the gay, the not. elegant, saw her in the circle of po Pleafed, however, with the comliteness. He was ftruck with her pliments of Celadon, pleased with beform—and he resolved to get the bet- ing diftinguished by him from the rett ter of her virtue.

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ed by them from the rest of his own, urged her to infringe the inviolable The gave him someindulgencies, which laws of female honour. were not compatible with the rigid Florelia had, in the prime of life, laws of female delicacy ; but her in- imbibed the principles of religion from dulgencies were only with a view of the instructions of a maiden aunt. monopolizing him to herself, wham Though the feeds had lain dormant all her sex seemed eager to monopo- for some years, they began, on this lize.

occasion, to pullulate. The propoThe concessions she made, like those fal shocked her—and with a frown, of goveroment only served to give an which froze his very blood- she bid edge to audacity; and as the leaft de. hiin begone--and never dare to enter viation from delicacy generally en. under that roof again, which could sures a greater, Celadon grew more not inspire him with a regard to the bold in proportion as Florella appear- laws of hospitality, nor behold a face ed more kind.

any more, that he wanted to tarnish Their intimacy did not escape the with the blushes of shame, and to deeye of observation į and the fex grade to that of a syren. Thus warothought her too kind to refuse hered, he fled-Florella exulted in the hand to one that seemed already to consciousness of approved virtue, and parlake of the liberties of a husband. was cautious for the future of grantBut they were niltaken ; it was ing any indulgencies that might exneither the intention of Florella or pole her to the attacks of vice, of Celadon to make the hymeneal tie. subject her to the censure of malevoTheir intimacy had no other founda-. lence. tion than vanity. At first she was proud of having the handsomeft man The happy Consequences that would refor her suitor, and he was no less proud fult to Society in general, and to 11in having one of the handsomeft of the dividuals in particular, if every sex for his mistress.

Person would regulate his own corYet these freedoms which are, per duct by the precepts of virtue. haps improperly, termed innocent freedoms, too frequently introduce A& well thy part, there all the bonour to those that are not innocent. This lies.

PoPE. was Celadon's case-- He was not sa

English proverbs, which in genetarily granted, but was excited to ral convey a great deal of meaning in snatch those, which no virtuous wo very concise terms. That very com ·

grant.

This appeared in mon one, • Let every one mend one,' a tete-a-tete which he had with her if implicity complied with, would one morning at her toilette. On his produce so great a change in the entrance the frisear was employed in manners of the world as to anticipate adding to the graces of her face, by the Millenium. While we are eagerdressing one of the finest heads of hair ly gaping after the faults of others, it that eyes ever beheld. Celadon tra- would be very wonderful if our own ced every rising grace with pleasure, did not totally escape our notice, and but felt a greater pleasure when the while we can feel a self-satisfaction friseur left him alone with his mistress. that we are not quite so blameable More aniinated than ever with her as fome of our neighbours, we shall beauties, he gave a loose to his appe- hardly experience any emulation to tite, proftrated himself at her feet, equal the virtues we transiently adbreathed forih the ardour of his paf- mire in others. fion in terms that discovered all the It is a cominon vulgar saying, not pathos of an enamoured heart, and of the proverbial kind, Such a one is

no

man would

no one's enemy

but his own.' This power, joined to the will, of beneis, however

, a fatal error, as it is fiting our fellow-creatures. Doftinimpossible to name one vice, one de- ed as we are for social life, how ought viation from rectitude, that will not, we'to admire the wisdom of proviin some degree, although not equally, dence why, from seeming evil proaffect our neighbours as well as our- duces real good, and places among felves ; nor can I recclle&t one virtue the comforts we enjoy the plealing which does not, in some measure, sensations of compassion on one part, tend towards the welfare of society. and gratitude on the other, which

In the mechanism of a watch, or serve to bind us mutually to one anoany piece of clockwork, if one wheel ther. be out of order, it will inevitably af But we are not only furnished with fect the whole machine ; so likewise every incentive to Virtue, we have in that ftupendous piece of machine- likewise enough to deter us from ry, the terrestrial world, in which Vice, the very nature of which is each individual is placed to perform a such as to appear hateful in the eyes motion for the regular movement of of men, and to bring its punishment the whole, every retrograde devia- in the commission.

We have a motion not only renders that wheel itself nitor placed within us to prevent useless, but likewise impedes every committing any one sin with impunity. other in its destined action ; and, as It is wisely ordained that intempeeach wheel is fo constructed as to per- rance should insure disease ; that the forin different, but equally useful temporary loss of that which alone parts, it is evident that a fault in the raises man above the brute creation, very least, muft occasion evident con- (his reason) should be the consefufion in the whole.

quence of drunkenness; that gluttoLet no one therefore, however low ny should be punished by the inabilihis station, persuade himself that his ty of relishing the temperate meal ; actions are of no consequence to the that dishonefty should be attended by community. Each individual has a an unremitting fear, and a fufpicion particular duty annexed to the station of all those with whom we have any in which he is placed. Experience dealings, left they should take an optells us that, by acting well the part portunity of making reprisals, and atligned, we insure the confidence act by us as we have done by others, and good will of the virtuous part of that a disregard for truth, and notothe world, and Religion assures us of riety for falshhood, should bring a a reward which will amply compen- man into the predicament of not befate for any present evil, which the ing credited, even when he is telling rectitude of our conduct may draw cruth ; and that coverousness fhould upon us from the envy or malice of be attended with a watching anxiety, the vicious.

lett we thould by any means be deThe almighty and merciful author prived of that which we have not the of our being, has lo regulated and resolution to make use of ourselves, disposed the affairs of this world, as or suffer others to be benefited by. to make our duty not only coincide Virtue is certainly not deftituie of with, but promote our present and a present reward. Temperance, infuture happiness.

sures health, that chief of all bless• To do good, and to diftribute,' ings, without which every other affords to the mind of the benevolent, loses its relish. A fixed character of a pleasure infinitely superior to that honesty incourages the confidence of in his power to beftow : he may re those with whom we have any deallieve or prevent ncceflity, but he can- ings, and, if it does happen that such not transfer to the receiver that heart a man is defrauded by others, he felt pleasure which results from the

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feels the loss but once, as he never in another, which he declares it out suspects it till it comes.

of his own power to prevent in himThat which becomes poison to the self? drunkard, is to the sober man a cor On a transient view it may appear dial : The temperate meal procured that the indolent man in high life has by labour is always best relished. on the public account, no call to The word of a man who constantly 'mend one,' as he is not neceffitated adheres to truth is never doubted; by his labour, to provide for a famiand the generous man has a constant ly, and can afford to pay others for satisfaction and pleasure in the fight transacting his business for him. But of those chearful countenances wbich let him reflect on the force of examhis bounty has lighted up by disper- ple. When a man of superior educasing the gloomy clouds of adversity: tion appears to consider idleness as

Ì have so good an opinion of the the chief good bestowed upon him by world in general as to suppose they his possessions, can he wonder that will not fail to act right, when once his servants, his tenants, bis tradestheir judgment is convinced ; but to men, should become profelytes to his convince is more difficult than to con way of thinking? Can he wonder that quer ; and to conquer prejudice is, they should look upon business and I fear, a talk too hard to be atchiev- labour as calamities, and submit to ed by an humble periodical writer. them with regret and murmurs ? BeYet, the attempt being laudable, I fides, no situation in life can, or ought fhall feel a felf-satisfaction from it, to exempt a man from using those let the success be what it will; and, powers which were bestowed on him if I fail in producing arguinents sutli for the purpose of action, and the beciently conclusive to bring conviction nefit of society ; and we should make with them, let me recommend every it appear to our dependents that we man, by a scrutiny into wat pafles in perform that by choice, which neceshis own heart, to assist me in the fity has made their duty. This will proof of what I have advanced. Let have the good effects of sweetening che passionate man ask himself whe- their labour, and will raise in them an ther he has any meaning when he says emulation to excel in their destined "You know the natural warmth of offices of life. my temper, and ought not to be hurt It is a known fact that no one ever by it?' Does he really exert all the arrived at the extremes of Vice, but power that violence will permit, in by imperceptible degrees. language the most poignant his ideas The first crime pas compels us inta can possibly frame, with a hope that

more, his eloquence should be loft on the And that grows fate which was but hearer? He may, indeed, juftly af

choice before. sert, that the effects produced by How comfortable is the reflection that passion are such as bring the greatelt the same holds good in regard to evil upon himself.' This, in gene- Virtue, which gathers force, increaral, is true; but he cannot thereby ses and spreads its influence to all prove that others do not suffer from with whom we are any way connecthis heat and misapplied ardor. Nay, ed, in proportion to its becoming a if it should, as most naturally it will, feitled habit in ourselves. There is produce the same effect on others, perhaps no one thing which has tendwhich every the least provocation ed so much to the corruption of the produces in himself, it will become lower class of people as the idle, I equally fatal to them.

fear I might say vicious conversatiAs Love begets Love, ro Anger ons, which pats at the tables of the produces Anger; and what right has great and middling people of these

angry man to be offended at that kingdoms; for there is hardly now a

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