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District of New-York, ss.
thirty-sixth year of the independence of the Uni
ted States of America, Whiting and Watson of the (L. s.) said district, have deposited in this office the title of a
book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in
the words and figures following, to wit: “ The Martyrs; or, the Triumph of the Christian Religion. From the original French of F. A. De Chateaubriand. With Notes. Vol. 2."
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “ An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the time therein mentioned.” And also to An Act, entitled “ An Act supplementary to An Act, entitled An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.”
Continuation of the recital of Eudorus. Eudorus at the court
of Constantius. He passes over to the isle of the Britons. Ile obtains the honour of a triumph. He returns to Gaul. Is appointed governor of Armorica. The Gauls. Armo. rica. Episode of Velleda.
THE MARTYRS, &c.
Too faithful to her promises, the Dæmon of voluptuousness has penetrated into the gilded apartments of the disciple of false-wisdom. She awakens in his heart the half-smothered flame ; she presents to his disordered mind the image of the daughter of Homer; she pierces him with an arrow dipped in the waters which cover the smoking ruins of Gomorrha. Could Hierocles have beheld the priestess of the muses resigning herself, at that very moment, to the influence of another love could he have seen her eyes fixed upon Eudorus, as he prepared to resume his suspended narrative-what jealousy would not have raged in the soul of this enemy of the Christians! Alas, the terrible effects of that jealousy are but for a few days delayed! The family of Lasthenes enjoys with its guests the last moments of peace