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Capt. P. And do you give her 10 me in way.-When my cousin is pleased to surrengood earnest?

der, 'tis probable I shan't hold out inuch longer. Just. B. If you please to take her, sir. Capt. P. Why ihen I bave saved my legs

Re-enter CAPTAIN BRAZEN. and arnis, and lost my liberly. Secure from Capt. B. Gentlemen, I am yours.--Madam, wounds, I am prepared for the gout. Farewell I am not yours.

[To Melinda. subsistence, and welcome taxes. -Sir, my li- Mel. I'm glad on't, sir. berly and the hopes of being a general are Capt. B. So am I.-You have got a pretty much dearer to me than your two thousand bouse here, Mr. Laconic. pounds a year; but to your love, madam, I Just. B. 'Tis time to right all mistakes-my resiga my freedom, and to your beauty my name, sir, is Balance. ambition; greater in obeying at your feet, Capt. B. Balance! Sir, I am your most obethan commanding at the head of an army. dient-I know your whole generation - bad

not you an uncle that was governor of the Enter Worthy.

Leeward Islands some years ago? Wor. I am sorry to hear, Mr. Balance, that Just. B. Did you know him? your daughter is lost.

Capt. B. Intimately, sir-He played at bilJust. B. So am not I, sir, since an honest liards to a miracle. You had a brother too gentleman has found her.

that was a captain of a fire-ship- poor Dick

he had the most engaging way with him of Enler Melinda.

making punch - and then his cabin was so Mel. Pray, Mr. Balance, what's become of neal-bui his poor boy Jack was the most my cousin Sylvia ?

comical bastard -Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha! a pickled Just. B. Your cousin Sylvia is talking yon-dog; I shall never forget him. der with your cousin Plume.

| Capt. P. Have you got your recruits, my Mel. And Worthy.--How ?

Syl. Do you think it strange, cousin, that al Capt. B. Not a stick, my dear! woman should change? But I hope you'll ex- Capt. P. Probably I shall furnish you, my cuse a change that bas proceeded from con-dear! instead of the twenty thousand pounds stancy. I aliered my oulside because I was you talk'd of, you shall have the twenty brave the same within, and only laid by the woman recruits that I have raised at the rate they to make sure of my man: that's my history. cost me. My commission I lay down, to be

Mel. Your bistory is a little romantic, cou-taken up by some braver fellow, that has inore sin; but since success has crowned your ad- merit and less good fortune-whilst I endeaventures, you will have the world on your vour, by the example of this worthy gentleside; and I shall be willing to go with the man, to serve my king and country at home. tide, provided you'll pardon an injury I of- With some regret I quit the active field, fered you in the letter to your father.

Where glory full reward for life does yield; Capt. P. That injury, madam, was done to But the recruiting trade, with all its train me, and the reparation I expect shall be made of endless plague, fatigue, and endless pain, to my friend: make Mr. Worthy happy, and I gladly quit, with my fair spouse to stay, I shall be satisfied.

And raise recruits the matrimonial way. Mel. A good example, sir, will go a great!




DAVID GARRICK was born at Hereford and baptized Feb. 28, 1716. At the age of ten years he was put under the care of Mr. Hunter , master of the Grammar school of Lichfield, but made no great progress in Literature. He very early showed his atlachment to dramatic entertainments ; having in the year 1997 represented the character of Sergent Kite in the Recruiting Officer, with great applause. From school he went to Lisbon to visit his uncle, but staged only a short time there before he returned to England, on which he went again to Mr. Hunter; and in 1735 became the pupil of Dr. Johnson.

The progress he made under this able tutor was not such as the brilliancy of his parts might seem to promise ; the vivacity of his character anfitted him for serious pursuits, and his attention to the drama prevailed over every other object. Aller a time Johnson grew tired of teaching; and Mr. Garrick being desirous of a more active life, it was agreed by both the pupil and his tutor to quit Lichfield and try their fortunes in the metropolis. They accordingly, sel cut together on the ad of March 1736; and on the gth of the same month Mr. Garrick was entered of Lincoln's Inn, it being intended that the law should be his profession.

His father died soon after, and was not survived by his mother. He then engaged in the wine-trade, in partner ship with his brother Peter Garrick ; but this connexion lasting for a short time he resolved to try his talents on stage, and in the stuinmer of 1741 went down to Ipswich, where he acted with great applause under the name of Lyd The part which he first performed was that of Aboan, in the Tragedy of Oroono ko. He made his first appearance the Theatre in Goodman's Fields the 19th of Oct. 1741, in the character of Richard the Third, his excellence dazzled an astonished every one ; and the seeing a young man, in no more than his twenty-fourth year, and a novice to the same reaching at one single step to that height of perfection which maturity of years and long practical experience

orience had not been able to bestow on the then capital performers on the English stage, was a phenomenon which could not

could not but become the object of universal speculation and as universal admiration. The theatres towards the courl-end ol!

and of the town were on this occasion deserted, persons of all ranks flocking to Goodman's Fields where Mr. Garrick conliane act till the close of the senson ; in the ensuing winter he engaged himself to Mr. Fleetwoud, then manager of

cent over to Lanc play - house, in which theatre he continued till the year 1745, in the winter of which he went Ireland, and continued there through the whole of that season, being joint manager with Mr. Sheridan in the due and profits of the Theatre Royal in Smock Alley. From there he returned to England, and was engaged for the

son of 1746 with the late Mr. Rich, patentee of Covent-garden. This however was his last performance as a hired actor; for in the close of the season, Mr. Garrick, in conjunction with Mr. Lacy purchased the property of that theatre, together with the renovation of the patent,

In this station Mr. Garrick continued until the year 1776, with an interval of two years, from 1703 to 1765, which he devoted to travelling abroad,

While Mr. Garrick was in France, he made a short excursion from the capital with the celebrated Parisian performer Preville. They were on horseback, and Proville took a fancy to act the part of a drunken cavalier. Garrick applauded the imitation, but told him, he wanted one thing which was essential to complete the picture, he did not mate his legs drunk. Hold, my friend,” said be, "and I will show you an English blood, who, after having dined at a tavern, and swallowed three or four bottles of Port, mounts his horse in a summer ovening to go to his box in the country: ” He immediately proceeded to exhibit all the gradations of intoxication. He called to his servant, that the sun and the fields were turning round him; whipped and spurred his horse, antil the animal reared and wheeled in every direction: at length he lost his whip, his feet seemed incapable of resting in the stirrups, the bridle dropped from his hand, and he appeared to have lost ihe use of his faculties. Finally, he fell from his horse in such a deathlike manner, that Preville gave an involuntary cry of horror; and his terror greatly increased when he found that his friend made no answers to his questions. After wiping the dust from his face, he asked again, with the emotion and anxiety of friendship, whether he was hurt. Garrick whose eyes were closed, half opened one of them, hiccuped, and, with the most natural tone of intoxication, called for another glass. Preville was astonished; and when Garrick started up, and resumed his usual demeanour, the French actor exclaimed - “My friend, allow the scholar to embrace his master, and thank him for the valuable lesson ho has given him.”

The 10th of Jurie 1776, after performing the character of Don Felix in Mrs. Centlivre's Comedy of the Wonder for the benefit of the fund for decayed actors he took leave of the stage.

He died at his house in the Adelphi, after a few day's sickness, on the rolh of January 1779. His body was interred with great funeral pomp at Westminster Abbey, on the ist of February, following. Tragedy, Comedy, and Farce, the lover and the hero, the jealous linsband who suspects his wife's virtue without cause and the thoughtless lively rake who attacks it without design, were all alike open to his imitation and all alike did honour to his cxecution. Every passion of the human breast seemed subjected to his powers of expression; nay, even time itself appeared to stand still or advance as he would have it, Rage and ridieale, doubt and despair, transport and cont , love, jealousy, fear, sury, and simplicity, all look in turn possession of his features, while cach of them in turn appeared to be sole possessor of those features. One night old age sat on his countenance, as if the wrinkles she had stamped there were indelible; the next the gaiety and bloom of youth seemed to overspread his face, and smooth even those marks which time and muscular conformation might have really made there. As if Nature had from his cradle marked him out for her truest representative , she bestowed on him such powers of expression in the muscles of his face, as no performer ever yet possessed; not only for the display of a single passion, but alsu for the combination of those various conflicts with which the human breast at times is fraught, so that in his countenance, even when his lips were silent, his meaning stood portrayed in characters tuo legible for any to mistake it. In a word, the beholder fell himself affected he knew not how; and it may be truly said of him, by tutarc writers, wha! the poet has said of Shakspeare, that in his acting, as in the other's writing : His powerful strokes presiding truth impressed,

And unresisted passion storm'd the breast.” Notwithstanding the numberless and laborious avocations attending on his profession as an actor, and his station as a manager, yet still his active genius was perpetually bursting forth in various little productions both in the dramatic and puetical way, the merit of which cannot but make us regret his want of time for the pursuit of more exleusive and important works.


THE was first acted at Drury Lane, in 1766. When two such names as Colman the Elder and Garrick, united to write a play upon an original idea of such a third man as Hogarth, much was to be expected ; and all that expectation could rationally form is here most amply falfilled. The Epilogue arifully tells us that Hogarth's Marriage Alamode is the foundation, we find all our faculties seized on by the irresistible ell'ect of caricalure; and we are in imagination hurried throngh the whole list of his inimitable productions; The two Apprentices, The Gates of Calais, Midnight Conversation, Players in a Barn, and Marriage Alamode , put us in the best bumour in the world to judge of an author's productions; and before our reason has bad time to examine, our heart has approved. Mrs. Inchbald says, “Lord Ogleby, once the most admired part in this comedy, is an evidence of the fluctuation of manners, modes, and opinions ; forty years ago, it was reckoned so natural a representation of a man of fashion, that several noblemen are said to have been in the author's thoughts wben he designed the character; now, no part is so liule understood in the play; and his fuibles seem so discordant with the manly faults of the present time, that his good qualities cannot atone for them."

To this it has been well replied, that, "considered merely as a delineation of manners, Lord Ogleby is, no doubt, a fleeting and fugacious being; but the foundation of his artificial character is so noble, so generous, and so kindly, that, whenever it can find a proper representative, it must continue to excite our sympathies.” But we must observe, that the part of Canlon, however amusing to the galleries, is an illiberal caricature of the Swiss valion, and therefore disgraceful to the English stay c.









of that sort, for fear of an accident. SCENE I.-A Room in STERLING's House.

Bet. Dear ma'am, you may depend upon

There is not a more trustier creature Enter Fanny and Betty, meeting. on the face of the earth than I am. Though Bet. [Running in] Ma'am! Miss Fanny !! say it, I am as secret as the grave -- and if Ma'am!

it is never told till I tell it, it may remain Fan. What's the matter, Betty?

untold till doomsday for Betty, Bet. Oh, la! ma'am! as sure as I am alive, Fan. I know you are faithful—but in our here is your husband-I saw him crossing the circumstances we cannot be too careful. court-yard in bis boots.

Bet. Very true, ina'am! and yet I vow and Fan. I am glad to hear it. But pray now, protest there's more plague than pleasure with my dear Betty, be cautious. Don't mention a secret; especially if a body mayn't mention that word again on any account. You know it to four or five of one's particular acquainwe have agreed never to drop any expressions tance.

Fan. Do but keep this secret a little while am under the perpetual terrors of a shameful longer, and then I hope you may mention it detection. to any body.-Mr. Lovewell will acquaint the Love. Indeed, indeed, you are to blame. family with the nature of our situation as soon The amiable delicacy of your temper, and as possible.

your quick sensibility, only serve to make Bet. The sooner the better, I believe: for you unhappy.-To clear up this affair proif he does not tell it, there's a little tell-tale, perly to Mr. Sterling, is the continual employI know of, will come and tell it for him. ment of my thoughts. Every thing now is in Fan. Fie, Betty!

[Blushes. a fair train. It begins to grow ripe for a disBet. Ah! you may well blush. But you're covery; and I have no doubt of its concludnot so sick, and so pale, and so wan, and so ing to the satisfaction of ourselves, of your many.qualms

father, and the whole family. Fan. Have done! I shall be quite angry Fan. End how it will, I am resolvd it shall with you.

Tend soon-very soon. I would not live anoBei. Angry-Bless the dear puppet! I am ther week in this agony of mind to be missure I shali love it as much as if it was my tress of the universe. own. I meant no barm, heaven's knows. | Love. Do not be too violent neither. Do

Fan. Well, say no more of this-it makes not let us disturb the joy of your sister's marme uneasy.-All I have to ask of you is, to riage with the tumult this matter may occabe faithful and secret, and not to reseal this sion! I have brought letters from lord'Ogleby matter till we disclose it to the family our- and sir John Melvil to Mr. Sterling. They selves.

will be here this evening — and I dare say Bet. Me reveal it !- If I say a word, I wish within this hour. I may be burned. I would not do you any Fan. I am sorry for it. harm for the world-and as for Mr. Lovewell, Love. Why so ? I am sure I have loved the dear gentleman Fan. No matter-only let us disclose our ever since he got a tide-waiter's place for my marriage immediately! brother.—But let me tell you both, you must Love. As soon as possible. leave off your soft looks to each other, and Fan. But directly. your whispers, and your glances, and your Love. In a few days, you may depend on it. always sitting next to one another at dinner, Fan. To-night-or to-morrow morning. and your long walks together in the evening. Love. That, I fear, will be impracticable. -For my part, if I had not been in the se- Fan. Nay, but you must. cret, I should have known you were a pair Love. Must! Why? of lovers at least, if not man and wife, as Fan. Indeed you must - I have the most

Fan. See there now again! Pray be careful. alarming reasons for it.

Bet. Well, well-nobody hears' me.- Man Love. Alarming, indeed! for they alarm me, and wife-I'll say no more.- What I tell you even before I am acquainted with themis very true, for all that

What are they? Love. Within William!

Fan. I cannot tell you. Bet. Hark! I hear your husband

Love. Not tell me?' Fan. What!

Fan. Not at present. When all is settled, Bet. I say here comes Mr. Lovewell.--Mind you shall be acquainted with every thing. the caution I give you-l'll be whipped now Love. Sorry they are coming! - Must be if you are not the first person he sees or speaks discovered!- What can this mean? Is it posto in the family. However, if you choose it, sible you can have any reasons that need be it's nothing at all to me-as you sow, so you concealed from mne? must reap-as you brew, so you must bake. Fan. Do not disturb yourself with conjec-l'll e'en slip down the back stairs, and leave tures—but rest assur'd, that though you are you together.

[Exit unable to divine the cause, the consequence Fan. I see, I see I shall never have a mo- of a discovery, be it what it will, cannot be ment's ease till our marriage is made public. attended with half the miseries of the present New distresses crowd in upon me every day. interval. The solicitude of my mind sinks my spirits, Love. You put me upon the rack-I would preys upon my health, and destroys every do any thing to make you easy.- But you comfort of my life. It shall be revealed, let know your father's temper-Money (you will what will be the consequence.

excuse my frankness) is the spring of all his

actions, which nothing but the idea of acquirEnter LOVEWELL.

ing nobilily or magnificence can ever make

him forego- and these he thinks his money Love. My love!-How's this? - In tears?- will purchase. You know, too, your aunt's, Indeed this is too much. You promised me Mrs. Heidelberg's, notions of the splendour of to support your spirits, and to wait the deter- bigh life; her contempt for every thing that mination of our fortune with patience. For does not relish of wbat she calls quality; and my sake, for your own, be comforted! Why that from the vast fortune in her hands, by will you study to add to our uneasiness and her late husband, she absolutely governs Mr. perplexity?

Sterling and the whole family. Now if they Fan. Oh, Mr. Lovewell, the indelicacy of should come to the knowledge of this affair a secret marriage grows every day more and too abruptly, they might perhaps be incensed more shocking io me. I walk about the house beyond all hopes of reconciliation. like a guilty wretch: I imagine myself the ob- Fan. Manage it your own way. I am perject of the suspicion of the whole family, and I suaded.


Love. But in the mean time make yourself easy: not be able to keep my word with you, if I

Fan. As easy as I can, I will. — We had did promise you. belter not remain together any longer at pre- Sier. Why, you would not offer to marry sent.— Think of this business, and let me know her without my consent ! would you, Lovehow you proceed.

well ? Looe. Depend on my care! But pray be Love. Marry her, sir!

[Confused. cheerful.

Ster. Ay, marry her, sir! - I know very Fan. I will.


, that a warm specch or two from such

a dangerous young spark as you are would Enter STERLING, as she is going. go much furiher towards persuading a silly Ster. Hey-day! who have we got here? girl to do what she has more than a month's Fan. (Confused] Mr. Lovewell, sir. mind to do, than twenty grave lectures from Ster. And where are you going, hussy ? fathers or mothers, or uncles or aunts, to preFan. To my sister's chamber, sir. [Exit

. vent her. But you would not, sure, be such Ster. Ah, Lovewell! What! always getting a base sellow, such a treacherous young my foolish girl yonder into a corner?-Well rogue, as to seduce my daughter's affections, -well— let us but once see her eldest sister and destroy the peace of my family in thai fast married to sir John Melvil, we'll soon manner.—1 must insist on it, that you give provide a good busband for Fanny, I warrant me your word not to marry her wiihout my

consent. Love. Would to heaven, sir, you would Love. Sir-1-1-as to that-1-1 beg, sirprovide her one of my recommandation! Pray, sir, excuse me on this subject al present. Ster. Yourself! eh, Lovewell ?

Ster, Promise then, that you will carry this Love. With your pleasure, sir.

malter no further without my approbation. Ster. Mighty well!

Love. You may depend on it, sir, that it Love. And Í flatter myself, that such a pro- shall go no further. posal would not be very disagreeable to miss Ster. Well-well—that's enough — I'll take Fanny.

care of the rest, I warrant you.-Come, come, Ster. Better and better!

let's have done with this nonsense! - What's Love. And if I could but obtain your con- doing in lown ?—Any news upon 'Change? sent, sir

Love. Nothing material

. Ster. Wbat! You marry Fanny ?-no-no Ster. Have you seen the currants, the soap, - that will never do, Lovewell! – You're a and Madeira' safe in the warehouse? Have you good boy, to be sure-I have a great value compared the goods with the invoice and bills for you—but can't think of you for a son-in- of lading, and are they all right? law. - There's no stuff in the case; no money,

Love. They are, sir. Lovewell!

Ster. And how are stocks ? Love. My pretensions to fortune, indeed, Love. Fell one and a half this morning: are but moderate; but though not equal to Ster. Well, well—some good news from splendour, sufficient to keep us above distress. America, and they'll be up again. — But how -Add to which, that I hope by diligence to are lord'Ogleby and sir John Melvil?- when increase it-and have love, bonour

are we to expect them? Ster. But not the stuff, Lovewell!-Add one Love. Very soon, sir. I came on purpose little round 0 to the sum total of your fortune, to bring you their commands. Here are letand that will be the finest thing you can say ters from both of them. (Giving Letters. to me. You know I've a regard for you- Ster. Let me see- let me see — 'Slife, how would do any thing to serve you—any thing his lordship’s letter is perfumed !-It takes my on the footing of friendship-but

breath away. [Opening it] And French paLove. If you think me worthy of your per too!—with a slippery gloss on it that dazzles friendship, sir, be assured that there is no one's eyes.— My dear Mr. Sterling-[Readinstance in which I should rate your friendship ing]-Mercy on me! bis lordship writes a so highly.

worse hand than a boy at his exercise. — But Ster. 'Pshaw! pshaw! that's another thing, how's this ?-Eh!-Wilh you to-night-Lawyou know.–Where money or interest is con-yers to-morrow morning.To-night!--that's cerned, friendship is quite out of the question. sudden, indeed - Where's my sister Heidel

Love. But where the happiness of a daughter berg? She should know of this immediately. is at stake, you would not scruple, sure, to -Here, John! Harry! Thomas! [Calling the sacrifice a little to her inclinations,

Servants] Harkye, Lovewell! Ster. Inclinations! why you would not per- Love. Sir. suade me that the girl is in love with you, Ster. Mind now, how I'll entertain his lordeh, Lovewell?

ship and sir John-We'll show your fellows Love. I cannot absolutely answer for miss at the other end of the town how we live in Fanny, sir; but am sure that the chief happi- the city — They shall eat gold – and drink gold ness or misery of my life depends entirely --and lie in gold.- Here, cook! butler! [Call

ing). Wbat signifies your birth, and educaSter. Why, inded, now if your kinsman, tion, and titles! – Money, money!-- that's the lord Ogleby, would come down handsomely stuff that makes the great man in this country. for you, but that's impossible--No, no—'will Love. Very true, sir. never do-I must hear no more of this—Come, Ster. True, sir!-Why then have done with Lorewell, promise me that I shall bear no your nonsense of love and matrimony. You're more of this.

not rich enougb to think of a wife yet. A man Love. [Hesitating] I am afraid, sir, I should of business should mind nothing but his bu

upon her.

siness. - Where are these fellows? - John! transparent! - Here, the tops, you see, will Thomas !-[Calling) Get an estate, and a wife take off, to wear in a morning, or in an unwill follow of course-Ah! Lovewell! an En-dress-how d'ye like them? Shows Jewels. glish merchant is the most respectable character Fan. Very much, I assure you-Bless me, in the universe. —'Slife, man, a rich English sister, you have a prodigious quantity of jewmerchant may make himself a match for the els----you'll be the very queen of diamonds. daughter of a nabob.- Where are all my ras- Miss S. Ha, ha, ha! very well, my dear! cals ?-Here, William !- [Exit, calling. I shall be as fine as a little queen indeed.-I

Love. So-as I suspected.- Quite averse to have a bouquet to come home to-morrowthe match, and likely to receive the news of made up of diamonds, and rubies, and emeit with great displeasure.- What's best to be ralds, and topazes, and amethysts-jewels of done?-Let me see - Suppose I get sir John all colours, green, red, blue, yellow, intermixMelvil to interest himself in this affair. He ed- the prettiest thing you ever saw in your may mention it to lord Ogleby with a better life!—The jeweller says I shall set out with grace tban I can, and more probably prevail as many diamonds as any body in town, exon him to interfere in it. I can open my cept lady Brilliant, and Polly What-d'ye-callmind also more freely to sir John. He told it, lord Squander's kept mistress. me, when I left him in town, that he had Fan. But what are your wedding-clothes, something of consequence to communicate, sister? and that I could be of usę to him. Iam glad Miss S. O, white and silver, to be sure, you of it: for the confidence he reposes in me, know. - I bought them at sir Joseph Luteand the service I may do him will ensure me string's, and sal above an hour in the parlour his good offices.---Poor Fanny! it hurts me to behind the shop, consulting lady Luiestring see her so uncasy, and her making a mystery about gold and silver stuffs, on purpose to of the cause adds to my anxiety.-Something mortify her. must be done upon her account; for, at all Fan. Fie, sister! how could you be so abomevents, ber solicitude shall be removed. linably provoking?

[Exit. Miss S. Oh, I have no patience with the Scene II.—Miss Sterling's Dressing-room. Pra

pride of your city-knights' ladies. - Did you

m. ever observe the airs of lady Lutestring, dressMiss STERLING and FANNY discovered. led in the richest brocade out of her husband's Miss S. O, my dear sister, say no more!- shop, playing crown whist at Haberdasher'sThis is downright hypocrisy. You shall never hall-whilst the civil smirking sir Joseph, with convince me that you don't envy me beyond a snug wig trimmed round his broad face as measure.--Well, after all, it is extremely na-i close as a new cut yew hedge, and his shoes tural--It is impossible to be angry with you. so black that they shine again, stands all day

Fan. Indeed, sister, you have no cause. in his shop, fastened to his counter like a bad Miss S. And you really pretend not to envy shilling ?

| Fan. Indeed, indeed, sister, this is too much Fan. Not in the least.

- If you talk at this rate, you will be absoMiss S. And you don't in the least wish lutely a bye-word in the city-You must nethat you was just in my situation ?

Iver venture on the inside of Temple-bar again. Fan. No, indeed I don't. Why should I? Miss S. Never do I desire' it--never, my Miss S. Why should you? What! on the dear Fanny, I promise you. Oh, how I long brink of marriage, fortune, tille – But I had to be transported to the dear regions of Gros forgot- There's that dear sweet creature, Mr. venor-square-far-far from the dull districts Lovewell, in the case.—You would not break of Aldersgate, Cheap, Candlewick, and Faryour faith with your truelove now for the ringdon Without and Within ! — my heart world, I warrant you.

Igoes pit-a-pat at the very idea of being in. Fan. Mr. Lovewell!-always Mr. Lovewell! troduced at court! - gilt chariot ! - pieballed -Lord, what signifies Mr. Lovewell, sister ? horses !-laced liveries and then the whispers

Miss S. Pretty peevish soul!-, my dear, buzzing round the circle_“Who is that young grave, romantic sister!-a perfect philosopher lady? Who is she?"_“Lady Melvil, ma'am!" in petticoats! Love and a cottage!--eh, Fanny - Lady Melvil! My ears tingle at the sound. --Ah, give me indifference and a coach and -And then at dinner, instead of my father six!

perpetually asking—“Any news upon Change?" Fan. And why not a coach and six with--lo cry, “Well, sir John!' any thing out the indifference?-But pray when is this new from Arthur's ? ” — or, to say to some happy marriage of yours to be celebrated ? I other woman of quality, “Was your ladyship long to give you joy.

lat the duchess of Rubber's last night? - Did Miss S. In a day or two-I cannot tell ex- you call in at lady Thunder's? - In the imactly-Oh, my dear sister!-I must mortify mensity of crowd I swear I did not see you her a little : Aside] I know you have a pretty - Scarce a soul at the opera last Saturdaytaste. Pray give me your opinion of my jew-Shall I see you at Carlisle-house next Thursels. How do you like the style of this es-day?" - Ob, the dear beau monde! I was clavage ?

[Showing Jewels. born to move in the sphere of the great world. Fan. Extremely handsome indeed, and well Fan. And so in the midst of all this bapfancied.

Ipiness you have no compassion for me-no Miss S. What d'ye think of these bracelets? | pity for us poor mortals in common life. I shall have a miniature of my father set Miss S. [Affectedly] You? - You're above round with diamonds to one, and sir John's to pity.-You would not change conditions with the other.-And this pair of ear-rings! - set me.-You're over head and ears in love, you


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