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of her right to do this. She should for she no longer runs the risk of always believe herself an object of abuse on these several heads. Canrespect; but respect will be waited dour is commendable when she is for-it never follows those who run in no danger from it. It is hardly after it.
permitted to a girl to be frank, even The way to live with dignity in at fifteen. A woman who has been the world' is to know how to live wise may again become so at sixty. without it. And how easy it is at She may talk of advantages which first to live without those who care she no longer enjoys, and smile at nothing for us! How calm we feel accidents from the effects of which in respect to pleasures which can she is now free. She need not conno longer be heightened by the cap- ceal those rebellions of the beart tivating hopes of some successful which she bas quelled, those inclinresult ! The actors must be very ations which she has. vanquished good when I shall relish a scene, She can recall them without shame, of which I am to be a mere specta- because she can do it without retor; and if I do not deceive myself, gret; and join the attractions of there are few persons who would tenderness, to the merit of virtue not be more amused by playing a What a misfortune however that part badly, than by seeing it well with all this, one cannot also be played. But well or ill, in youth young and pretty! each one must play a part.
EUGENIA. age frees us from those which are unsuitable. Lct a young lady dance elegantly or badly, she must dance ;
For the Emerald. let her be handsome or ugly, she
DESULTORY SELECTIONS. must shew herself—she must conduct as others conduct. But an old woman does what she pleases. In following her own inclinations, her The following description of the pretensions are too few to incur French and Imperial forces at the batthe reproach that she assumes too tle of Pavia is a fine specimen of the much. The impression she makes elegant and animated style of Professor on others is not of that sort to sub
Robinson. ject her to the charge of wishing to Never did armies engage with appear singular. If it is to the loss greater ardour or with an higher of her charms that she owes all her opinion of the importance of the liberty; that liberty will confer on battle they were going to fight; her other charms which she could never were troops more strongly not derive from youth. Her mind animated with emulation, national is at ease in proportion as her fac- antipathy, mutual resentment, and ulties are limited. Nothing unties all the passions which inspire' obstithe tongue, said the Avbe de Choisy, nate bravery. On the one hand a like the grout in the hands and feet. gallant young monarch seconded by She
may suffer the conversation to a generous nobility and followed by become animated, when it is no subjects to whose natural impetu. more to be feared that she will lead osity, indignation at the opposition it. Her gaiety may be less circum- they had encountered added new spect, her intercourse more free, force, contended for victory and her goodness more familiar, and honour. On the other side, troops ker sensibility more expressive ; more completely disciplined and
AND ORIGINAL REMARKS.
conduc sted by generals of greater a- | rinthean vascs and Phrygian marbilities fought from necessity, with. ble. The puYSICIAN, letters, syl
age heightened by despair. Iables and catacornered scrawls of The conflict of armies under crooked Z's. THE LAWYER, men. such a ircumstances must have been The Alchymist, himself. The dreadful
, but the important battle of Poet, smoke. THE ORATOR, paint. Pavia which has been so distinguish- The Historian, fame. The nated in the history of Europe must URAL PHILOSOPHER, heaven and sink almost to nothing before the earth. THE ANTIQUARIAN, like an engagements of the present cen- old Jew pedler, sells old shoes. tury.
WHAT ANIMALS IN NATURE ARE NO BLENESS OF CHARACTER.
xoST RARE? Men hare existed who had the cour. A rich man contented with his . age and nobleness to refuse the allur- fortune-A man of genius not noted ing bla ndishments of an imperial crown. for his irregularities and defectsWhen Francis and Charles, of France and Spain, were exerting every effort of A learned man who knows him. their mighty power to gain the eleva self-A sciolist not vain---A virgin tion of Emperor of Germany, the Elec. whom every body thinks beautiful tors neglected both to offer it to Fred.
except herself. eric duke of Saxony, to whom history has given the honorable appellation of Sage. He was not dazzled with that ob. A physician who lived in Lonject for which monarchs so much supe-don, visited a lady who lived in rior to him in power contended with so Chelsea. much eagerness, and after deliberating its for some time, the lady express
After continuing his vison the matter a short time he rejected eu an apprehension, that it might it with a magnanimity and disinterest. edness no less singuar than admirable. be inconvenient for him to come so The king of Spain's ambassadors, sen. far on her account. « Oh! madsible of the advantage which his re: am,” replied the doctor, “I have commendation of their master would another patient in this neighbourproduce, sent him a large sum of mor.ey hood, and by that means, you know, as the first token of that prince’s grati. I kill two birds with one stone.” tude.
But he who had greatness of mind to refuse a crown disdained to receive a bribe, and upon their intreating his
ERRATA.-In Wanderer No. 69, first leave to distribute part at least of the paragraph, for " explanation,” read sum among his courtiers, he replied, explication. Second paragraph, for that he could not prevent them from
" works” read work. In the third par. accepting what should be offered, but agraph, instead of “ It comes over whoever took a single forin should be him, like a cloud in the days of his am. dismissed next morning from his ser-bition, It comes over him, like a cloud vice.
in his day of ambition. In the last line,
second column, page 110, for "attri. WHAT IS THE LITERARY WORLD?
buted” read attributable. In the last It is a kind of fair full of stalls, er," the allusion to Epaminondas, for
period but one of “The Wander. wares, and shop-keepers, in which more pride" read their pride. Page THE THEOLOGIst sells his articles 111, for “ Fleury” read Fleutry. Page that at the same time supply food and 113, first line, for "the least mean of
In warmth. THE CRITIC his cobweb judging.”' &c. read the best mean.
the Ordeal, page 116, for $i George Tinen and transparent lawn of no
Hills" read George Lillo. In the same shelter from the cold. THE PHILO
fifth line from bottom of first col. LOGIST, his embroidered vests, Co
umn, dele with.
We are happy to introduce a reply to the . Among the variety of banking schemes a elegant poetical Present of our valua.
our speculating country, noge apper ble friend, and hope it is the commence. with 80 much profit and advantage a ment of an interesting correspondence. that which is kept by
THE BANKER OF LOV E.
At the Court of Olympus assembled
'Twas agreed that a Bank should be 'To R**
open'd-for Love; I saw the young Sylph convey to her and the gods all delighted pass'd a de. heart,
cree, The present his mother had wreath'd; That the son of fair Venus the banker I heard the chaste accents his lips did so in pity to morials they sent bim be
should be. impart. In the verses the poet bequeath'd.
To soften distress and to banish their I also attested the glowing assent, For he debits and credits the smile as " To bestow on the Poet a smile ;"
the kiss, And ask'd her, if I had some lines to
The patron of joy and banker of bliss;
The firm of his business, Truth and
And Hymen still audits the balance of She answer'd-ah no-she said not a At home or abroad, in peace or in war,
word 'Twas not me, that she wish'd to ad. Whether good news or bad, whether
His currency never descends below por dress :
stocks rise or fall, I callid her attention and spoke of re- The bills of this bank never suffer at all
For the holders all know that the funds To the poet, in a verse ;-—she said, yes
he employs But where are the flowers your relative No accident lessens, no danger destra queen,
For he debits and credits CC Hath sent by the boy that's just fown? He issues his notes from the eye
of the Indeed not a shadow of one could be
And I promise to yield, is legible there. So mingled were they with her own. His checks are all signed by dame N: Unconscious of blushing, her eyes then
ture's own hand, disclos'd,
To be fill'd up at pleasure and paid or What the heart was full wont to be. demand,
impar tray ;
While his bills duly paid, to him credit And the vi'let, the amaranth, the lilly, As the BANKER OP love ever dravi
on the heart. Each shone in their native array.
For he debits &c. Call back, said she, Cupid, to R** let him fly
EPIGRAM....Advice to Strephon. To the Emerald, hic him away, Pensive Strephon, cease repining, Say something to Venus, to Jove, and Give thy injur'd stars their due ; yet, why!
There's no room for all tliis pining, I cannot tell what I woukl say.
Be Dorinda false or true. Oh, write of the bouquet, compose me If she feeds a faithful passion, one line.
Canst thou call thy fortune cross? Arouse your dult slip shodded muse, And if sway'd by whim or passion, And what-is impure, my R" will
Let her leave thee...--where's the les refine. - wrote and pray who could re Boston, ( Mass.) Published fuse?
BY BELCHER & ARMSTRONG
FOR THE EMERALD.
while it magnifies the dangers of novel experiments, checks the adventuring spirit that opens new
sources of wealth. Activity, conTHE WANDERER,
fidence and courage are the con
comitants of youth; but activity No. 71.
may often overleap its own designs,
confidence may be rashness, and fining folks think old folks are fools, out courage temerily. Every period ol! folks know young ones to be so.
of life has its own peculiar advan
Proverb. tages and evils, and a man's genius Nothing has been more suc- termined by his age than his mor
or capability should no more be decessfully urged to check the imper- als or disposition by his complexion tinent self-sufficiency of youth than and stature. the remark which is quoted at the head of this paper. The assertion
We mean not to undervalue tlie is in that style of conscious pride, respectability of age, or to place the which insinuates that every doubt “being of yesterday” before “ the in opposition to it is the effect of ancient of days,” but to take a bird's ignorance, and is so often supported eye view of the advantages of youth by facts, that we look on it as one
and age in professional pursuits. of those theorems in life which There are some places, which must cannot be disputed.
always be filled by the elder citizens Without derogating from the re- of the community, some which respect, which age has a right to quire an importance from personal command, it may perhaps be per- appearance and a dignity in the mitted to doubt whether capacity, public eye, which nothing but age for business increases with length appears competent to fill ; but it is of days, and whether those quali- surely not saying too much, to adties, which are demanded for active vance that there are ot hers, where enterprise and the bustle of the youth should be no objection to the world, are not as often found among candidate, and where the spirit and the younger members of the com- feelings wlrich are incident to that munity as those whose head las period of life, are his best recombeen whitened by the silver of time. mendation.
Experience, prudence and cau In the enterprises of mercantile tion are the advantages of age; but business, if the sanguine temper, experience may have passed with- the persevering and indefatigable out improvements, prudence may labour of youth can be, as it most degenerate to timidity, and caution, usually is, directed by the assisting
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discretion and judgment oi maturer concerns. He knows that his for. years, it will be more likely to attain time is to be acquired by his own the object it aspires to, than if the exertiods; he has little to sport execution were trusted entirely to with in wild and inadviseable ex. the wavering and unsteady hand of periments, or to pay the losses age.
which temerity might cause, The A young man of correct morals consequence of wealth is carelessand that share of abilities, which ness. He who has no necessity to are usually formed by a good edu- labor is generally averse from the cation, has many inducuments for drudgery of business, He feels more sedulous and undivided atten- himself entitled to a little more retion to the interest of his employers laxation, he has a right to greater than is expected from any other exemption from fatigue. The small period of life. In the first place he profits, which result from this exhas his character to establish; and tra attention, are below his regard; such is commonly the custom of to the young adventurer they are the world that success passes for valuable, first, because they show merit. He has no stock of good his desire of paying proper care to fortune previously acquired, to come the concerns he is engaged in, and in aid at a time of necessity. The secondly, because small profis are .concerns in which he first engages, of a magnitude sufficient to engage are those which fix his character his mind and weigh something in through life. A mistake now can his purse. be balanced by no former evidence The man who has for long time of happy invention or judicious de- been active on the theatre of life, sign; it throws a stain on bis repu- | holds out to his employers as
as a tation which can seldom if ever bc pledge for their security, the chareffaced. Hence the first step is acter he has established in society cautious and careful. The young and the wealth he has acquired; man has met with no rapid success the young inan gives no such guar. to dazzle and intoxicate the mind, antee, it is his employer's concern to betray him into a fatal confidence to find whether he is honest and and spoil his hopes at the very mo- upright, and these moral qualities ment of fruition. The path is new have never been considered to be and he looks about with care; he connected with age; but you have is prepared for obstacles ; the dan- a mortgage of his future prospects gers that may defeat him have been and you hold the dispensation of revolved in his mind, and he krows bis future honors. Has he friends that extreme carefulness alone will and connexions? You have the seclear him of the rocks and the curity of nature-Has he been shoals.
Clight up with correct principles? He has his fortune to acquire. You have the security of education The first mean of doing it is to se- The negligence that commonly acure an honorable reputation, and rises is seldom of a nature to be sat· he is doubly careful to guard it a-isfied by pecuniary compensationi, gainst the imputation, which mis- and let it be candidly answered takes might afford a pretext to Have not many things been done
it. The young man and protected by the shield of an commences business generally with acquired reputation, that would have few other expectations than arise destroyed the hopes and ruined the from judiciously conducting his character of one just commencing