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escort of phenomena,
in the very teeth of Shakspeare and Juliet, .
to the profane eyes of the uninitiated, . .
from with undue celerity, first giving a striking
quisition on horseflesh, · · · · ·.
water-is scalded-and, in order to avoid such
step, . . . . . . . .
ship.--Jeremy leaves his father's house and is
CHAP. VIII. `A “ Dramatic Sketch.”—Jeremy finds
a patron in the stranger—but has his prospects
CHAP. X. My uncle and my aunt. The reader is
made thoroughly acquainted with them, . .
CHAP. XIII. A letter from my mother. Female elo-
CHAP. XV. A discovery of a delicate nature. "'Tis
an ill wind that blows nobody good.” . :
CHAP. XVIII. The “Prospect” widens. Jeremy
fancies himself in love, and by a necessary con-
CHAP. XXI. Our hero tired of his uncle Jeremy-
quarrels with him—and leaves his protection-
CHAP. XXVIII. The Serenade, . . . .
the cup and the lip, . . . . . .
from the circle in which he was making himself
his earliest, truest, yet least known friend, ..
of Edward Clayton, . . . . .
kind old uncle and his aunt. A still deeper ca
BEFORE thou beginnest the history of a life which God hath seen fit to visit with much vicissitude, I would have thee lend thy most diligent attention to the following simple caution.
Bear then well in mind, through the whole course of this work, that thou art not reading a book of adven. tures, contrived merely for thy amusement and the author's profit—but the life of a being, neither above. nor below the common line of mortality, whose misfortunes, brought upon him chiefly by.his own folly, may prove to thee an instructive, while not uninter-sting lesson. And be not offended that his most serious moods are often traversed by a strange vein o levity; for such, dear Reader, is the faithful transcrpt of his feelings. It would seem that some men core into this world merely to weep, and others—merey to laugh.