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The goose driver stopped the ground, and

Crossing a field near Camberwell, we thought Pilly took aim for above ten minutes, when

We saw a covey of partridges on the side of a shutting both his eyes, lest the pan might taskı ditch--so we all male up to them with our in his sight, he snapped and ini sed tire-he

guns cocked, tying the doy's to our legs, that tewk ain a second time, snapped and missed they might not run in and spring the gaire. again. Borrowed Bob Tape's scissars, and Vi hat we thought to be a covey or partridges, hamwered the fint--snapped and missed fire preved to be a ging of gypsies, who were squata third time—thought the Devil bad got holl ted under the hedge, peeling turnips, and preof the gun, examined her, found she was niei- paring potatoes for dinner. It was the mercy ther loaded nor primed. The goose driver of God we did not fire on them, as all our refused to let Billy try again, so we gave him pieces were up to our shoulders, and we had

another sixpence, and he sold us a lame gander, but one eye a piece open, when that which we GYEN which we placed about six yards, and taking took to be the old cock rose up, and said in a

a shot a-piece at him, killed him, and put himn loud voice, " What the devil are ve about?” in Ned Tbinub.e's cabbage net.

After many difficulties and but little sport, When we caine in sight of the Swan, at

got by the direction of the gypsies into the to 8: Stockwell, we all run as hard as we could to see Greenwich roail, where being rather fatigued,

who should get in first, as we had settled to we stopped at the Tali-way louse until a coach

hreakfast there. Unfortunately our guns being caine bi, when monnting the roof and the box, with 1 cocked, I made a stumble, and the trigger we were conveyed near Blackheath, to our un.

being touched by something, off went the speakable joy. -122.0 piece, and lodged the contents in the body of

Never saw the Heath before amazed at the a sucking pig that was crossing the road. The number of turze bushes, and the wide extent e anche squeaking of the poor little animal roused the

there is for game. Had an excellent chace praternal affections of the sow, and set the fox after a jack-ass, which the mastiti tore in the The dog, the terrier, the Newfoundland bitch, and ley. Kept close together for fear of losing ran's the mastiff, a barking. The noise of the sow,

each other. Het the pig, and the dogs, with the report of the

Got down near a large ronnd house, shot at ** gun, brought the people of the house, and indeed of the neighbourhood; and being

a flock of sparrows and killed one, wbich

we think is a rock, his head being rather black. threatened by one, and laughed at by another, He thought it best to buy the pig at four shil

Saw several brother sportsmen ont, one who lings, which we did, and having put it into had killed porking hut a ledge-hoy, anid a Bob Tape's game bar, which by the bye was tame jack-law, which belonged to a public

nothing but half a bolster tick, we made the house at New-cross turnpike. De best of our way to the Plough, at Clapham, Got up to the main roal--fired at a yellow

where we had some cold buttock and ale for hammer, and frightened the horses in the breakfast.

Dover stage. The guard threatened to shoot Tried all the Cominon round-beat every us, and we took to our heels. bush with the muzzle of our guns, set the doy's Saw some black game flying very high. on the pigs, and found but one chaffinch, which They looked for all the world like crows. was rather wild, not letting us come within eight yards, so that we coulă not make sure of of fern. We were now sure this must be a

The terrier came to a point at a thick bunch our bird. We hunted him from for above an hour, without being able to get covey of partridges, and we prepared accordin a parallel line, so as to take sure aim, when ingly. The mastiti run in, and brought out

some of the young ones. It proved to be a nest at last he was killed by a little boy, who knocked him down with a stone. Bought him, and

of grass mice-took every one, and put them

into the bolster. Grass mice were better than put him into the net with the goose.

Resolved to make for Blackheath; and so cut nothing. across the country, that we might get into the

Much fatigued, and agreed to shoot all the stubbles

. Missed our road, and by some kind way home--tired off our guns at the foot of of circumbendibus, got into Brixton Causeway, Greenwich hill, and were laughed at by the where we asked if there were any birds inhabitauts-loaded them again and fired at in the neighbourhood. We were directed to a sheet of paper for half an hour, without puta deail hurse, where two ravens and several ting a grain in it. Got to Smith's at dusk, and magpies were assembled—but they would not discharged our pieces in the air, before we stay our arrival--for the moment they saw us

went in--had something to eat and drink, then they made off.

set off for the city, and squibbed our guns all Our pig-carrying companion and our goose the way as long as the powder lasted. carrier, complained of the weight, so we took Got home much fatigued with the day's charge of the game by turn.

sport, and told a thousand lies about the birds Hunted a weazel for above an hour, and lost we killed, and the presents we made of them ; hin. The terrier was remarkably staneh.

smoaked vur pipes, and by twelve got to bed.

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dinner-John Grey, (Lord Grey) one who Are up so soon, and more so brisk this morning? man. But what is that to ide: A good

comes often to see us, a very good young Down llolborn, in unbroken stream they go,

girl ought to give lierself up entirely to the All seeining bent to act in Eastraril, ho!

views and designs of her parents. Jobh is place While wond ringthus what could possess the town, but a little eater; he casts many an affecAn old acquaintance nearly ran ine down: tionate glance at ine. At three o'clock, the À kindly soul enougi, nay, one wiose eye

house of poor Robertson, reduced to ashes When sorrow's tale is told, an't alrays dry:

by an accident. John Grey proposed to the llo would have shunned me -

compal.v to make a subscription for this but I callid

poor ruined farmer, and himself gave five “ Dick;'.

pounds sterling towards this good design.-The word arrested him--and inroing quick, Memorandun-Ile nerer appeared to me Savs he; “I'm glad to see yo;" but his face so ainiable as at this inoment: his looks beds Gavecolder grectings, with more truth ihas grace. were never so allècting. At four o`clock, 6.What's this,” cried I, quoth Dick, with iren prayers--at six, fed the poultry-at seven, bling tongue,

súpped; it was owing to Robertson's nuis-vadel be * Tour people are this inorning to be hung!"

hap that we supped so late.-What asto. tye

nishing difference there is between the cha: 2014 *. But where go you, Dick ?" “I! I'm always racter of the women of distinction of that " there:

age and that of the inodern bon ton. ** The deuce you are!” said I, with ruefal stare: “Yes, always, if I have it in my power; They're out at eight--and now 'tis near the hour.” 1. Four human beings strangled! pray, for whai?

Cales. Murder perchance?" "No, forg'ry, and what not:

THE MAID OF SWITZERLAND Two females are to suffer for that crime;

BY MISS AXNE BLOWER. A sight there hasn't been a long, long time." * Well, Sir,” said I, as we approach'd Hand

In a delightful vale near the lake of Gecourt,

neva resided Madame de Clemengis aut « I'll not detain ye from such godlike sport." her daughter. Monsieur de Clemengis had In grateful accents he pronounced. “Good day?" been dead for some years. They had forAnd secm'd in running to devour his way. merly shone in the politest circles of fashion h through GreatTurnstile pass’d, in much lesshaste, lost the greatest part of their fortune by

in the metropolis of France, hut having 'And ponder'd, the varieties of Taste.

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a law-suit, and feeling how differenty every thing appears when fortune no longer gilds the scene, they gladly retired from a situa

tion that served only to remind them of the Scraps.

splendour of that from which they had

fallen; and which, though it ceased to afilict Indian SUPERSTITION. In the citadel of them, they could not forbear sometimes re Chunar, a post of great consequence on the gretting. Possessed, however, of liberal Ganges, according to popular tradition, on minds, and hearts of the most lively senthe altar, which is a black marble slab, the sibility, they soon found their retirement Deity of the place is supposed to be seated yielded pleasures more congenial to theit at all tünes

, except from sun-rise to nine in dispositions than those they had so long the inorning, when he is said to be at Be- blindly engaged in. They found sufficient nares; and, conforming to the superstition resources from saliety or disgust by the of the natives, whenever the Europeans education of their daughter, whose birth have attacked it in this supposed absence of happened soon after their arrival in Switthe Deity, their attempts have been crowned zerland. Occupied in this pleasing emplos: with success.

ment, they felt their pleasures increase in Journal of Elizabeth Woodville, wrilten proportion as each year added to the by herself previous to her Marriage with of her person, or unfolded the beauties of Edwardir.-Monday morning; rose at four her mind. But this tranquil felicits, this to help Catherine will the cows--at six temperate enjoyment of happiness, o'clock, breakfasted-at seven o'clock, went tined, like every thing sublunary, to be down to the court, with the Duchess, my disturbed. Mons. de Clemeng.

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ever produces; it is then the heart fects One day amusing himself in bis accus. itself expund, and the eyes are involuntatomed manner with wandering in search of rily suffused with tears excited lry those plants to enrich his collection, he reached delightful sensations. Nature, always wonthe summit of a mountain, on one side of derful, sometimes stupendous, certainly no mhich yawned a frightful precipice. Un. where displays more magnificence than in fortunately, Mons. de Clemengis in looking the noble extravagancies of this land of downward discovered a plaut he had long liberty. Julia, soon refreshed, prompted been in search of; happy in having at length by curiosity, ascended the mountain in order found it, and eager for the possession, he to vew the adjacent country whilst her stretched forth his hand and leaned part mother remained seated. She had scarcely of his body over to seize it, when a piece gained the suminit when she heard a noise, of the rock giving way he fell in. Imagine, and, turning her head, perceived two perif possible, the grief, the unulterable as: sons siruggling with each other ; a moinent quish, of Madame de Clemengis on become afterwards one fell, when ihe other sitting jog acquainted with the dreadful accident; his knee on hin that was fallen pointed a with the most ardent feelings, tenderly at- pistol to his breast. Julia, shocked and tached to a busband who adored her, and terrified, ran, or rather flew down the hill to. Fho merited all her foudness in that dread- her mother, but so much agitated that is ful moment, when clasping her daughter to able to relate what she had seen, she could Der bosom convulsed withi anguish she be- only intreat her to call to Ambrose (an hokailed the fate of her husband !-in that nese Swiss, their domestic) who was at some moment, when reason itself seems to yield little distance from them. Ambrose in an its place to the acuter feelings of our na instant appeared ; when beckoning him to ture and the tyranny of the passions ;-what follow her she flew to the spot : but how bat the aid of religion the most pure, and was she dismayed, when she beheld only philosophy the most solid, could have sus one ofthe two she had seen who was extended lined and subdued a mind so tried ! Julia, on the earth apparently lifeless. Madame thongh oid enough to fcel acuiely her loss, de Clemens's, astonished at the wildness in yet was of that age when sorrow remains her daughter's manner, had followed, and liot long an inmate ; a girl of twelve years nov came up. On perceiving the object of age, though cipal le of feeling strongly, before them, she was almost as much terrihas too little reflection long to retain me fied as Julia, but speedily recollecting herlancholy in pressions. Julia, her own grief self, she examined the body and perceived somewhat meliorated, helped to alleviate the he was not dead. nor had sustained any mapangof her mother, and by degrees her terial injury, but was ouly stunnel with the a fiction subsided into a calin but lasting violence of the blow he had received. She regret. Time, though it could not oblite- immediately ordered Ambrose to run home rate, vet softered her sorrow. More than and fetch proper things to recover him. ever attached to her solitude, since death Remedies licing applied he soon recovered, lud deprived her of him who alone could and with the assistance of Ambrose he was make society pleasing to her, she devoted led to their dwelling. In their way, the lierself to the education of her daughter, siranger endeavoured to express his gratiwho seemed destined to console her for tude for the tenderness and benevolence of what she had lost in her father. In the his unknown benefactors; but Madame de bosom of innocence their days glided on in Clemengis intreated him not to ascribe so a happy obscurity, undisturbed by the vicis much merit to an ordinary act of humanity. situdes of hope or the languors of disap- “ Ah, Madamne, (said be) it is not the pointment. Oh, happy state of serenity action, but the manner in which it is perand repose! let the gay and ambitious formed, that stamps the obligation.” who glide along the stream of pleasure, By this time they were at home, and the or swell with the tide of fortune, containn lights gave them an opportunity of seeing thee : They who have felt the mutability of each other more clearly, The stranger app her smiley kaow how to value thee.

peared struck with the beauty and grace of One evening as they were taking their Julia, whilst she seemed equally surprised accustomed walk, Madame de Clemengis and pleased with his air and person, which somewhat wearied, proposed resting herself was graceful in the extreme. Madaine de of the foot of a tree that grew at the foot Cleniengis, inore astonished than either, of a mountain, to whicho Julia aceeding could not help repeatedly looking at him they seated themselves, and with rapture as one whose person was familiar to her. unspeakable surveyed the romantic country lle was now put to bed, and by the skill around them, whose wild beauties height and care of Madame de Clemengis, whose

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kilowledge of medicine was considerable, strued into an ayowal of love, yet his tongue come he was soon perfectly recovered. He then was silent, nor did any thing escape his lips sito ! informed thein he was a native of France, which could arnount to a declaration of and by what means he came into that un love. Obliged at length to depart, he took fortunate situation they had rescued him his leave of them without declaring his from. "I certainly,” said he, in soine sentiments, but with an expression of grief i depera mcasttre deserved the severe accident and poignant distress, as unfeigned as touchmet with, since it was partly occasioned ing, which penetrated the tender suscep. by my own imprudence, But I know not tihle bosoin of Julia, and gave an additional photo & how to feel that regret I ought for having strength to a passion toof deeply rooted justed committed a folly, since it has been pro- Soon after his departure Madame de Cleauctive of such diappy consequences as in mengis received a letter from him, in which allese troducing nie to you, Ladies, or rather beings he lainented his absence from them as the balanin e whose benignity would almost make it par severest aiction, and looked back with donable in me to imagine in yself in the re the fondest regret to those moments of in gions of fairy laid, and myself some exquisite pleasure he had enjoyed in their homeste highly favoured prince conversing with the presence. "Impatient to see them again, he was tak good genii of the mountains.” Madame de

was more eager to finish his tour thau ke C'lemengis siniled at this gallant rhapsody, had been to conmenceit; and he hoped by and he proceeded ; it was my design to the next spring to he able to return, when make the tour of Italy, and I travelled as he should hasten to throw himself at their Paras Avignon in the usual manner, when feet.” the whim seized me of pursuing my journey Julià was delighted with this assurance of through Switzerland on foot. At the for the certainty of seeing him again, but in the ier place I took leave of the Marquis de wardly mourned the tedious months that Valmont, who had accompanied me.”—Ma- must elapse ere she should bave that satisdaine de Clemengis started when the straniger mentioned the name of the Marquis de along before the spring returned. At length Valmont, something suggested an idca in it approached : Maðame de Clemeagis saw her mind. She inquired if he was related to with concern how much she was interested the Marquis: he replied, “ He is my father,

11 the hope of seeing Valmont. Fearful of Bladain." .: Good heaven !" exclaimed Madime de Clemengis, “What is, it I see ! ajpeared so powerful, she trembled for

the consequences of a passion which alrcaily Do I behold á nephew of Mons. de Clemen- her daughter whose susceptibility exposed

“ Monsieur de Clemengis!" reite- her to such severity of afliction, should she fared he, Ab, Nadam, is it possible ! sutler a disappointment which Valmont's Do I flåtter myself when I think I see in ambiguity rendered not an impossibility. the charming objects now before me those Filled with anxiety for her daughter, slic nearly connected with that uncle of whose saw him arrive with a concern and embarfate everyone is ignorant: How fortu rassment she could not wholly suppress ; but hate am I in this unexpected rencontre.the candour and ingevuousness of Valmont's Madame de Clemergis embraced with trans

manners soon dissipated those fears a tender fort a nephew of her unfortunate husband's; mother's solicitude had suggested : for such and he, equally charmed, beheld with plea was the prevailing integrity and openness of sure, his new relations. Equally pleased his deportment that suspicion fled from his with each other, Valmont continued with presence: an it was impossible when with them long after the restoration of his health him to doubt his truth for a moment. From nad left him without that plea for delaying this pleasing trait in his character he never huis departure. Fond of the society of failed to attach those around hinr. Madame Madame de Clemengis, whose company was de Clemcngis felt the affection of a mother as pleasing as her character was amiable,

for hiin, and bright be said, indeed, to have and becoming every day more enamoured the prejudices of one too; she made a of Julia, he would willingly have conti- thousand apologies for his mysterious connoed still longer with them had he not been duel without falling upon the true one. apprehepsive his father would be offended

Happy in agais seeing hint, Julia was all and his not pursuing his tour,

spirit and gaiety; but there soon followed Madame de Clemengis could not but a visible alteration : instead of joy and perceive the growing attachment of both pleasure, she seemed oppressed with a sada for each other, yet relying on the prúdence of Julia and the honor of Valmont, off. Valmont too appeared:gloomy and re

ness and melancholy she could not shake she did not discourage their passion. Val- served; he lost his openness and vivacity. mont, uvreserved and open in the extreme Madame de Clemengis was unable to ac 1: every other part of his conduct, was by count for this change in the disposition of sio means explicit on this : though his very both, but Valmont, disclosing the situation 'lovk spoke a language that might be cou. of his hcart, sovu made her acquainted with

across,

the cause. After subduing the sensations “ That wit and learning should have no reward ;

of grief, which seemed to rise with such To-morrow, for a stroll, the park we'll cross, 12 force as almost to suppress the power of “ And there I'll give thee" -"What?"-". My 24 utterance, he said, “I am going, before I

chesnut horse ;'' leave you, (which will not be long first) to

" A horse!" quoti Tom-' 'blood, pedigree, and e open to you a heart, which, though erring,

paces! *1 is not wholly depraved, a heart that feels pret severely we contumely I merit for the “Oh what a dash I'll cutat Epsom races!"

mbi daplicity of my conduct. I am sensible I To bed he went, and wept for downright sorrow, - bazard the loss of that estecin and regard To think the night must pass before the morrow, apple you have honoured me with, and which is

Dreamt of his boots and spurs, and leather adar dearer to me than my life, by disclosing to

breeches, - Rime you how little I deserve it. Culpable, how

Flis lunting whips, and leaping rails and ditches; the ever , as I am in my own eyes, my heart

Left his warm rest an hour before the larki, w is clear from the turpitude of premedi:

kated baseness. I was compelled at an early Dragg’d bis oid uncle fasting through the park, tona face by an austere and absolute father in Each craggy vale he scours, --quiteat a loss, order to gratify his ambition, to marry a

To find out something like a chesnut horse; woman whom I could neither love nor But no such animal the meadow cropt ; teateem ; whose temper as unamiable as her At length beneath a tree Sir Peter stopt, meter person, soon obliged me to separate from

And took a bougfi, shook it, and down there fell, Danisi ber. Thus become single, though in wed

A fine borse-chesnut in its prickly shell. lock, I seemed to forget my bondage, and og almost persuaded myself I was wholly freed

“ There Tom, take that !"-Well, sis, and ubat from the shackles of a forced union. But,

beside ?" alas ! by a circuinstance that makes it doubly Why, sinee you're hooter, şaddle it, and ride!" are this insupportable, I ain roused to the cruel Ride what?-A Chesnut ?"-se, come, seg

reflection that I still wear the iron chains at forged by that hated marriage."

“ I tell you, Tom, the chesnut is a horse! (To be continued.)

“ And all the horse you'll get, tos I can show, THE (ILAPTER OF LOGIC.

“ As clear as sunshine, that’uis really so.

“ Not by the musty, fusty, worn out rules An Eton stripling, training for the law,

“ Of Locke and Bacon--addle-headed fools! A dunce at synlæx, but a dab at taw,

“ All maxims but the wrangler's I disown, Oae happy Christmas laid upon the shelf,

And stick to one sound argument alone, To His cap and gown, and store of learned pels, “Since you have proved to me I don't deny,

With all the deathless bards of Greece and Rome, " That a pie-John's the same as a John-pie; To spend a fortuight at his uncle's home.

- What follows, then, but, as a thing of course,
Arriv'd, and pass'd the usual how d'ye do's, " That a horse-chesnut is a chesnut horse."
Inquiries of old friends, and College news
Well

, Tom, the road-Wbat saw you worth
discerning!

Thoughts.
And how goes study? - What is it you're
learning!

FWENDSHIP.— Friendship is a noble senti: " Oh, logic, Sir, but not the coinmon rules ment, her source is pure ; it comes from the “Of Lock and Bacon-anliquated fools ;

heart. The ancients, so ingenious in iheir em** Tis wit and wrangler's logic! – Thus, d’ye and fur, summer and winter,” to express that

blems, gave this device to friendship, ~~ Near

al} seasons are alike to her; and that she “?prove at once, 'as plain as A B C,

sweeters the tirst, as well as the last, hours of That an pel-pie's a pigeon : To deny it, our existence. --La petit La Bruyere. "Yould be to swear black's white--Come, let's SELF-LOVE. God has implanted in our try it."

hearts a salutary propensity to distinguish " An eel-pie is a pie of fish”_"Agreed,"

ourselves, and toil for glory; it is self-love: A fish-pie may be a jack-pie.”—“. Well, pro

when pure, it is the spring of heroism and geceed."

nius ; but nian, corrupted man, abuses that A jack-pie must be a Jolin-pie—thus it's done, precious gitt; changes and debriuses its 'laFor

ture, gives it a vain and frivolous ainu, and every John-pie, must be a pigeon !"** Bravo!" Sir Peter oryd, “ logic for ever!

perverts it into pride.-Theatre d' Education,

Agar. ** That beats my grandinother, and she was HAPPINESS.-Do you wish for happiness?

-Enjoy what you possess without consuming "But hold, my boy; it surely is too fard,

lile in vain expectations ; learn to be patien.

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