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ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. The ADVENTURES and Travels, in would, while we are yet a short disvarious Parts of the Globe, of tance from the town, pronzise never HENRY VOGEL. Translated from to neglect your college studies withthe German.
out the strictest necessity, nor visit (Continued from Vol. Xull. p. 301.)
Vol. XIII. D. 301.7 taverns or brothels, nor engage in any As we approached towards Jena,
duels, nor to spend more yearly than n
Jena; what you can spend without involving our worthy tutor said to lis, “ I yourselves in debt.' am not wholly without anxiety that I shall be forced to leave you. in a While he was thus addressing us. few days, so entirely to yoursels our driver was accosted by the sentiand so far from my inspection. If I nel who stood at the city gates, and lived but a few ruiles from here. I who demanded of him who we were ? would see you at least once a week : by which our discourse was interfor no one needs the advice of a faith- rupted, and the advice which we were ful friend more than a youth at the receiving. We drove through Johnuniversity. His future destiny, I street, across the market, and alighted might almost say, is here alone mark- at the Sun inn. What a world! we ed out, and he may ascribe his future exclaimed to our tutor, as we beheld, life, wliether it be prosperous or ad, all at once, some hundreds of stuverse, tappy or unhappy to the course dents assembled in the magnificent which he has held during his abode market place, part of whom were at the university. It is true, that a orderly and decent in their behaviour. certain warmth' and enthusiasm of were drunk and riotous, and all character are peculiar to youth, and loudly roaring out together. We they ofter lead them into the most could not sufficiently look at such a alarming excesses : in the bigher numerous collection of students. schools, they behold themselves pos. Next day we hired a room, entered sessing freedon), and few have learned our names upon the list of students, how to respect themselves.
and cultivated the acquaintance of the “At universities, and especially at professors whose lectures we proone so numerously attended as this of posed to attend : we were received by Jena is, we may often find, among so all of them in a very friendly manner, many students, many who yield them. We received a general invitation to selves up to intemperate delights, and them, and the assurance that they who not only disturb their own wel- would aseist us on all occasions with fare, but also becoine dangerous to their advice. The late WALCH shewthose, by their example, whom a good ed, by his actions, that he had not and virtuous education had rendered promised in vain. My school-fellow, disinclined to every species of irregu- and now my fellow-lodger, who bad larity. When I cousides these and but little to spend, received from him many other perils, I cannot deny that not only all his lectures free of exI am in fear as to the consequences pense, but he promised him also, of committing you, my dear children, gratuitously, a place at AMTHOR'S to the direction of a university tutor table in Convictorio. This liberal amidst so many dangers : and it would legacy or bequiest had been bequeathbe a real consolation to me, if you cd a few years before (viz. 1747) by