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THE TWO BROTHERS. restored again to her, rescued him from
the arm of death. He arrived in his An Anecdote from the German of Schiller. native city changed to a skeleton, the
Two brothers, barons of W-, were most dreadful image of consuming grief, in love with a young and excellent lady, and with tottering steps reached the door and neither was acquainted with the of his beloved of his brother. passion of the other. The affection of Brother, behold me once again. both was tender and vehement-it was Heaven knows how I have striven to their first: the maiden was beautiful, subdue the emotions of my heart. I and formed of sensibility. They suffered can do no more.' their inclinations to increase to the ut. He sunk senseless into the lady's arms. most bounds, for the danger the most The younger brother was no less dreadful to their hearts was unknown to determined. In a few weeks he was them, to have a brother for their rival. ready to set out. Each forbore an early explanation with • Brother, thou carriedst thy grief the lady, and thus were both deceived, with thee to Holland. I will 'endeavour until an unexpected occurrence disco- to bear mine farther. Lead not the vered the whole secret of their senti- maiden to the altar till I write to thee. ments.
Fraternal love alone permits such a stiTheir love had already risen to its pulation. Should I be more fortunate utmost height: that most unhappy pag- ihan thou wert, in the name of God let sion, which has caused almost as cruel her be thine, and may Heaven prosper ravages as its dreadful counterpart, had thy union. Should I not, may the Altaken such complete possession of their mighty in that case judge further between hearts, as to render a sacrifice on either us! Farewell. Take this sealed packet, side impossible. Their fair one, full of do not open it till I am far from hence. commiseration for the unhappy situation I am going to Batavia.' of these two unfortunates, would not de He then sprang into the coach. The cide upon the exclusion of either, but other remained motionless, and absorbed submitted her own feelings to the deci- in grief, for his brother had surpassed sion of their brotherly love.
him in generosity. Love, and at the Conqueror in this doubtful strife
same time the sorrow at losing such a betwixt duty and sentiment, which our man, rushed forcibly upon his mind, philosophers are always so readyto decide, The noise of the flying vehicle pierced but which the practical mau undertakes him to the heart his life was feared. so slowly, the elder brother said to the The lady—but no! of her I must not younger, 'I know thou lovest the maid- yet speak." en as vehement as myself. I will not The packet was opened. It contained ask, for which of us a priority of right a complete assignment of all his German should determine. Do thou remain here, possessions to his brother, in the event whilst I seek the wide world. I am will- of fortune being favourable to the fugiing to die that I may forget her. If such tive in Batavia. The latter, subduer of be my fate, brother, then is she thine, himself, sailed with some Dutch merand may Heaven bless thy love! Should chants, and arrived safely at that place. I not meet with death, do thou set out, A few weeks after he sent his brother the and follow my example.'
following lines: He left Germany, and hastened to • Here, where I return thanks to the Holland; but the form of his beloved Almighty, here, in another world, do ! still followed him. Far from the climate think of thee, and of our loves, with all which she inhabited, banished from the the joy of a martyr. New scenes and spot which contained the whole felicity events have expanded my soul, and God of his beart, in which alone he was able has given me strength to offer the to exist, the unhappy youth sickened, greatest sacrifice to friendship the as the plant withers which is ravished maiden. God! here a tear doth fall... from its maternal bed in Asia by the, the last---I have conquered---the maiden powerful European, and forced from its is thine. Brother, it was not ordained more clement sun into a remote and that I should possess her ; that is, she rougher soil.' He reached Amsterdam would not have been happy with me. If in a desponding condition, where he fell the thought should ever come to her, ill of a violent and dangerous fever.' that she would have been---Brother! The form of her he loved predominated brother! with difficulty do I tear her in bis frantic dreams; his health de- from my soul. Do not forget how hard pended on her possession. The physi- the attainment of her has been to thee. cians were in doubt of his life, and Treat her always as thy youthful passion, nothing but the assurance of being at present teaches thec. Treat her
RULES FOR YOUNG MAIDS, &c.
always as the dear legacy of a brother, Wear no Aowers in the hair, but let the whom thy arms will never more enfold. carls be displayed wildly. Farewell! Do not write to me, when st Twenty. Consider yourself in ihou celebratest thy marriage --- my some danger of not getting a husband, wounds still bleed. Write to me, that and suit your conduct to your circumthou art bappy. My deed is a surety to stances. me that God will not forsake me in a At Twenty-one.--Affect every thing, foreign world.
and marry any body. The muptials were celebrated. The At Twenty-two. Try the watering most felicitous of marriages lasted a places. year. At the end of that period the lady At Twenty-three. Go to Cheltenham, died. lu her expiring moments, she and look out for the old East Indians, acknowledged to her most intimate friend We have done! You cease to be a the unhappy secret of her bosom ;---the Young Maid at Twenty-four. exiled brother she had loved the strongest. Both brothers still live. The elder
GOOD ADVICE. upon his estates in Germany, where he has married again: the younger remains Raleigh, to his son, though too selfish for
The following advice of Sir Walter in Batavia, and has become a fortunate the liberals of the present day, was the and shining character. He made a vow
result of long experience, in situations: never to marry, and has kept it.
best calculated to view the main-spring of
human actions. It is a fine specimen of RULES FOR YOUNG MAIDS,
the best style of the sixteenth century :. By the observance of which they may Amongst all other things of the world retain their powerful ascendancy from take care of thy estate, which thou shalt
the age of Fifteen to Twenty-four. ever preserve if thou observe three At Fifteen Affect vivacity, and line things : First-That thou know what your bonnets with pink. If in company, thou hast: what every thing is worth with the man you would like for a
that thou hast: and see that thou art not husband, huld your breath long enough wasted by thy servants and officers. to blush when he speaks to you, and The second is, that thou never spend any incline your eyes downwards in giving thing before thou have it ; for borrowing Be cautious at this age to
is the canker and death of every man's wear your gowns made high in the neck, estate. The third is, That thou suffer that your charms may be conceived to not thyself to be wounded for other men's be greater than nature usually allots lo faults, and scourged for other men's you at this time of life,
offences; which is the surety for another : At Sixteen.-Seem to have a high --for thereby millions of men have been spirit, with the most unbounded sub- beggared and destroyed paying the mission to the opinions of the favoured reckoning of other men's rioting, and
You may now look, when in the charge of other men's folly and conversation, in the gentleman's face, prodigalily. If thou .smart, snart for but be cautious that the eye-brows are thine own sins ; and, above all things, kept well arched. Affect a great. liking be not made an ass to carry the burdens for little babies, and get the credit of of other men. If any friend desire thee being a good nurse.
to be his surety, give him a part of what At Seventeen. - Read the news of thou hast to spare : if he press thee Literature and Fashion, and form your further, he is not thy friend at all for opinion of the follies of the day upon its friendship rather chooseth to harm itself model. Condemn play-going women, than offereth it. If thou be bound for a and talk of the happiness of retirement stranger, thou art a fool; if for a merand domestic life. Simper “ nimmity chant, thou puttest thy estate to learn to pimminy,” to put your lips in pretty swim; if for a churchman, he hath no shape, and kiss children voluptuously inheritance; if for a lawyer, he will find before gentlemen, to set them longing. evasion by a word or syllable to abuse Wear low frocks, but do not show too thee ; if for a poor man, thou must pay it much,
thyself; if for a rich may, it need not ; At Eighteen-Look out for a hus- therefore from suretyship-as from a band for yourself, and practise making man-slayer, or an enchanter-bless thybaby-linen for a married friend. Read self ; for the best profit-return will be Little's Puems” in secret.
this-that, if you force him for whom At Nineteen.--Go to routs and parties, thou art bound, to pay for himself, he but avoid general firting.- Dress fashion will become thy enemy. If thou use to ably, but with the grea::st decency. pay it thyself, thou wilt be a beggar ;
and, believe thy father in this, and, print upon the skill of the general command. it in thy thought, that, what virtue ing the troops, than ihrat of the tailov soever thou bast he it ever so manifold who makes their jackets, he cousequently wif thou be poor withal, thou and thy failed.”. qualities shall be despised. Lend not to him that is mightier than thyself, for if
THE POST WAGEN, thou lendest bim, count it but lost; be
AND ITS OCCUPANTS. not surety above thy power, for if thou
«What the Germans call a Diligence, be sorety--think to pay it.
or Post-wagen, dragging its slow length KING OF PRUSSIA.
through this delicious scene, is a bad
feature in the picture, given by the author I ASKED Baonaparte, says Mr O'Meara, of a Tour in Germany. Much as we if the King of Prussia was a man of talent; laugh at the meagre cattle, the knotted“Who!” said he, “the King of Prussia?"
rope harness, and lumbering pace of He burst into a fit of laughter.
the machines, which bear the same name man of talent?
The greatest blockhead in France, the French have outstripped on earth. Un ignorantaocio che non ha their less alert neighbours in every thing ne talente, ne informacione. : A Don that regards neatness, and comfort, and Quixote in appearance. I know him expedition. The German carriage rewell. He cannot hold a conversation for sembles the French one, but is still more five minutes. When,' continued Napo clumsy and unwieldy. The luggage, leon, “I was at Tilsit, with the Emperor which generally constitutes by far the Alexander and the King of Prussia, I greater part of the burden, (for your was the most ignorant of the three in Diligence is a servant of all work, and military affairs. These two sovereigns, takes a trunk just as cheerfully as a especially the King of Prussia, were passenger,) is placed, not above, hat in completely au fait as to the number of the rear. "Behind the carriage a flooring buttons there ought to be in the front of projects from above the axle of the hind a jacket, how many behind, and in what wheels, equal, in length and breadtb, to manner the skirts ought to be cut. Not all the rest of the vehicle. On this je a tailor in the army knew better than built up a castle of boxes and packages, King Frederick how many measures of that generally shoots out beyond the cloth it took to make a jacket. In fact, wheels, and towers far above the roof continued he, laughing, “ I was nobody of the carriage. The whole weight is in comparison with them. They con- increased as much as possible by the tinually tormented me with questions strong chains intended to
secure the about matters belonging to tailors, of fortification from all attack in the rear; which I was entirely ignorant, though, for the guard, like his French brother, in order not to affront them, I answered will expose himself to neither wind nor just as gravely as if the fate of an weather, but fortlwith retires to doze in arwy depended upon the cut of a jacket. bis cabriolet, leaving to its fate the edifice When I went to see the King of Prussia, which has been reared with much instead of a library I found he had a labour and marvellous skill. Six passenlarge room, like an arsenal, furnished gers, if so many bold men can be found, with shelves and pegs, in which were are paeked up inside ; two, more happy placed fifty or sixty jackets of various, or less daring, take their place in the modes. Every day be changed his fashion, cabriolet with the guard. The breath of and put on a different one. He was a life is insipid to a German without the tall dry looking fellow, and would give a breatb of his pipe: the insides puff good idea of Don Quixote. He attached most genially right into each other's more importance to the cut of a dragoon faces. With such an addition to the or a hussar uniform, than was necessary ordinary mail-coach miseries of a low for the salvation of a kingdom. At Jena, roof, a perpendicular back, legs sufferhis army performed the finest and most ing like a martyr's in the boots, and shewy manoeuvres possible; but I soon scandalously scanty air-holes, the Diliput a stop to their coglionerie, and gence becomes a very Black-hole. True, taught them, that to fight, and execute the police bas directed its denunciations dazzling manquvres, and wear splendid against smoking, and Meinherr the conuniforms, were very different affairs. "Ify ducteur (he has no native appellation) added he, “the French army had beeu is specially charged with their execution; commanded by a tailor, the King of but Meinherr, the conducteur, from the Prussia would certainly bave gained the cravings of his own appetite, has a day, from his superior knowledge of the direct interest in allowing them to sleep, art; but as victories depended more and is often the very first man to propose
putting them to rest. To this huge every hope was 'cut off, the Countess mass, this combination of stage coach demanded a parley, which was granted. and carrier's cart, are yoked four meagre Articles of surrender were drawn up, by ragged cattle, and the whole dashes which it was stipulated, that the inba. along on the finest roads, at the rate of bitants of the castle should be allowed rather more than thee English miles ad quarter, that the females should have hour, stoppages included. The matter their wearing apparel, and that six of of refreshments is conducted with a very the serving men should be allowed to philanthropical degrec of leisure, and at atteud them wherever they chose to every considerable town, a breach must be retire, and that the furniture should be made in the luggage castle, and be built saved from plunder. up again. Half a day's travelling in one The besiegers were, on these terms, of these vehicles is enough to take à allowed to enter the castle, and take posman loathe them all his life-time." session of it: but the first article of the
I'm stipulation, by which the lives of the Biographical Sketches.
inhabitants were spared, was the only
one observed; while the remainder were BLANCHE, LADY ARUNDEL. violated without scruple. They destroyed Tax courage and spirit with which the pictures, cauyings, and works of this lady defended Wardour Castle against art, -nothing fras lett to the defeated, the Parliamentary army, during the civil but the clothes they then wore. The war in the reign of Charles Ist, are ladies and children were led prisoners to deserving of commendation.
Shaftesbury, where five cart-loads of On Tuesday, May 2nd, 1643, Sir their richest furniture were carried in Edward Hungerford, commander in-chief triumph. The work of devastation, was. of the Parliamentary forces in Wiltshire, extended to the whole of the property, appeared before Wardour Castle, a man- the deer were killed or let loose, the sion belonging to the Earl of Arundel, in timber was cut down, the ont houses the same county. He began his opera- burnt, the fish-ponds destroyed, and the tions by summoning the castle to sur- hurses and cattle carried away. The render, but the Countess of Arundel, loss of the Earl of Arundel, on this daughter to the Earl of Worcester, come occasion, was computed at one hundred manded the castle in the absence of her thousand pounds. husband, and refused to deliver it up, The victors conceiving their prisoners saying, that she had the orders of her insecure at Shaftesbury, proposed relord to keep it, and those orders she was moving them to Bath, the air of which determined to obey. On this reply the was at that time iufected by the plague cannon were drawn up, and the battery and sınall-pox. Lady Arundel, dreading commenced, wbich continued from Wed to expose her children to infection, renesday till the following Monday. The monstrated against this barbarous pur. besiegers amounted to about 1,300 men, pose, and declared that force only should while the Countess had but 25 fighting compel her to comply with it.
Her men in the castle. During the siege, a enemies were induced to relinquish their mine was sprung, by which every room design, but not without inflicting a severe was shaken and endangered. The be- pang on the heart of a mother, by sepa. siegers offered more than once to give rating her from her children, two sons, quarter to the women and children, on of eleven and nine years of age, who condition that the besieged should give were torn from her, and sent prisoners to up their arms; but the ladies of the Dorchester. family disdained to sacrifice to their own But the afflictions of the Countess safety their brave friends and faithful were not yet at an end. In one week domestics, and rejected the proposals. she found herself deprived of her chilÖppressed with numbers, wearied with dren by imprisonment, and of her husband exertion, and exhausted by watching, by death. The Earl of Arundel died at the strength of the besieged began to Oxford, May 19th, of the wounds he had fail : in this emergency, the ladies, and received in the defence of the Royal female servants, assisted in loading the cause at the battle of Lansdown, near muskets, and in administering refresh- Bath. The Countess survived these misments to their intrepid defenders. fortunes six years, and died 28th Oct.
The enemy having brought petards, 1649. She was buried with her husband, applied them to the garden doors, which near the altar of the chapel in Wardour they endeavoured to force, and thas open Castle, and an inscription on the monaa passage to the castle ; balls of fire were ment relates the bravery with which she at the same time thrown in at the dis- defended her castle in her husband's mantled windows. In this distress, when
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approval of the spirit and energy moved by scouring with potash and that characterise these truly original sand, employ fresh burnt charcoal in
designs. powder, diffused in water. Rub them well with the wet charcoal, and then
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We feel pleasure in accepting the
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The communication of M., she will
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