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JEANOT and COLIN; a Story; from Voltaire: will not think of another till I have freet, almoft ftupified with his misfor. given her the refusal of the place.'- tunes, and not knowing which way
My good lad, said the offices, you tuin, kind of covered tumbril, seem to be well made ; and if you will with leather curtains, came, rumbenter into my corps, I'll lift you upon ling along, followed by four carts, good terms,
all very heavily laden. In this vehiThe Marquis was ftruck speechless A cle fat a young man, cleanly but with rage and indignation, and burst. coarsely clad, with a round ruddy ing away without reply, he went di. sun-burnt countenance, that expressed rectly to his old tutor, to pour bis for at once the highett happiness and good rows into his bosom, and derive com. humour. A young, healthy, comely, fort from his advice. This gentleman fresh-coloured girl that seemed to be proposed that he should undertake the his wife, fat jolting at his fide, for the education of children. Alas, says carriage did 'not move like the court the Marquis, I know nothing, you B chariot of a petit maitre. The matter, have taught me nothing, and that, in as he drove on, had time to contem: deed, has been the source of all my plate the Marquis, who stood torpid in misfortunes.' ' Write novels, says a suspence, motionless, and with his eyes bel esprit who was then present; it is fixed upon the ground. • Bless my now an excellent expedient to get mo foul, says he, when he came almost up ney at Paris.'
to him, surely that is not yeanot !' At The young man, now sunk deeper in C this name the Marquis started as from despair than ever, went, as his lalt a dream, and looked up, and the dri. resource, to a Monk of great reputati. ver instantly stopped his cart: · Yes, on, who had been his mother's Con- by my faith, says he, it is; it is Jeanat feffor, and who attended nobody in himself;' and with that he made but that capacity but women of condition. one leap to the gronnd, and caught The Monk, as soon as he saw him, ran him in his arms. Jeanot at once recoltowards him in a rapture of surprize Dlected his old schoolfellow Colin, and & joy, and cried out, My God! Monsieur his face was instantly covered with le Marquis, what do you do bere on foot! confusion and tears. 1 You have forFor Heaven's sake where is your
coach! saken me, says Colin, but you may be and how does the wortby Lady Marchioness as great a lord as you will, I am deter. your mother! The unhappy youth re. mined to love you for all that.' Jea. plied by giving him an account of the not, whose tenderness and confufion e. ruin of his family. As he advanced very moment increased, told him in a in his narrative, the Monk's counte few words a part of his hiftory : nance became gradually more grave, • Come along, said Colin, you shall go more indifferent, and more import home with me to the inn where I put ant: 'My fon, said he, we may now up, and tell me the reft at your leisure; Tee plainly what God intended for you; salute my little wife, this is the, and riches serve only to corrupt the heart; let us make haite to dinner.' God has therefore been graciously Colin and his old schoolfellow and pleased to reduce your mother to beg. his wife then proceeded on foot fol. gary. Yes, Sir, and a very, mercitol F lowing the baggage, Pray says Jeanof dispensation it is, for it will certainly what is all this, does it belong to you?' ensure the salvation of her soul.' ! But Yes, says Colin, the whole belongs to Father, said the young gentleman, me and my wife, we are just come while we are waiting for that e out of the country, I am at the head vent in the next world, is there no of a good manufacture of brass and means of obtaining some ailistance in tin, I married the daughter of a man this !' 'My son, said the Monk, God who had acquired very confiderable be with you, adieu ! there is a lady of substance by making and selling a
G great talbion now waiting for me at commodity that is equally necessary to court.'
rich and poor; we work very hard, The poor Marquis, who was very providence has blessed our endeanear fainting away at this treatment vours, we continue to get forward in of the Fryar, was treated in nearly the the world, we are very happy in cursame manner by the whole circle of selves, and thank God we have it in his acquaintance, and gained more our power to affit our friend Jeanot. knowledge of the world in half a day y Don't be a n:arquiss any longer, all the than he had done in all the rest of his great folks in the world are not worth life.
one true friend; you thall go along As he stood ruminating in the with me into the country, you that
learn my trade, which will be easily ed to me hy a gentleman who traveldone, I will take you in partner, and Jing through North America in his way we will live chearfully together in the from Jamaica to England, saw it stuck obscure but happy retreat where we up on several conspicuous places in the were boro.'
little town of New London, in the proJeanot heard this proposal with sen. vince of Connecticut; he transcribed it, sations that cannot be described, his and upon enquiry, found that it was heart was divided between grief and A also published in a news paper by way joy, tenderness, and shame, and, turn of advertisement, as we do notices ing to his friend, he said, in a low concerning bankrupts in our Gazette. voice,' All my gay friends have de. The reader will see that by the police serted me, and Colin, whom I injuri. of that district, a man who neglects his ously neglected, has afforded me that bufinels & runs into ruinous projects, is comfort which, from him, I did not judged unfit to have any longer the deserve. What a lecture is this, for inanagement of his affairs, and that those who are entering into life? The B the management of them is therefore virtue of Colin, called out the virtue by legal authority takeo out of his which lay hidden in the breast of Jea hands. The paper needs no comment not, and which all his habits of folly but I should be glad to see it preserved and dissipation had not destroyed. in your treasury of curiofities, in which He felt a secret repugnance to desert it certainly deserves a place. his father and mother. We will take care of thy mother, fays Colin, and as c WE the Subscribers, fele&t men of New
London the current year have dilito the good man thy father, who is in prison, I know a little of the world, gently inspected into the offairs and business and his creditors knowing he has no.
of James W-y of the said New Lon.
don, and find that through idleness, milthing to satisfy them, will compound their debts for a trifle, and I will take management, and bad husbandry, be is upon me to make an end of matters
likely to be reduced to want, and bis family with them, and set bim once more D
to be chargeable to the said town, if speedy 'clear in the world. Colin was very
care be not taken to prevent it, whereupon soon as good as his word, the old man
said selezt men by and with the consent of
the civil authority in said town, and pur. was discharged out of prison, and his creditors gave him a general release. Şuant to a law of this colony, do by these Jeanot returned with his friends into presents put and place Alexander W-Y his native country, and took his pa
an overjeer to said James W-y, to or
der, direct, and advise him in the managerents with him, who returned to their original profesion; Jeanot himself e until such time, as said James by diligence
ment of his affairs and business for and married a 'fifter of Colin's, who being of the same amicable disposition with
and Äeady application to bufiness, and pruher brother made him very happy, and
dent management of his affairs, shall obJeazot the father, and Jeanet the mo.
tain a release berefrom, by the select men ther, and Jeanot the son, were at last
then being.--Hereby forbidding all and co fenfible THAT HAPPINESS IS NOT TO
very person transacting any affairs relating BE FOUND IN VANITY.
to traffick with him, without the liberty
F and consent of said overjeer, as such proMR URBAN,
ceeding will not be valid in law. T is unfortunately true that small
Jer. C-P-N. Select Men
NAT.D-G--S. communities may be more exactly
JOHN H-N-D. governed than large, that cognizance
New-London, June 14. 1764. may be taken of many faults, and a remedy applied to many evils in a Mr URBAN, H-rb-r.b, Marccb 11. town conffting of a few hundred fa. G
Don't doubt but many of your numerous milies, which, in a populous city must readers, as well as myself, were much necessarily elude the utmost vigilance pleased with the print and account in your of the magiftrate, and the power and last Supplement of the demo.ition of the sagacity of the legillature itlelf.
famous Cheapfide Cross
.--I have, I was led into this reflection by a as an agreeable contraf to that article, paper which I enclose; it is an irrefra. „, fent you the enclosed description of a curious gable proof of the truth of it, and is an HoCross erected at the same time, and on the instance of a molt wise and useful regu. Same occasion, with that of Cheaplide a. lation, which, however, desirable in bovementioned. Iam, Sir, yourconitant such a metropolis as London, is mani. reader,
GOTHICK. tectly impoffible. It was communicat
Description of QUEEN'S-CROSS. South East, and North West fides, ate
N the parich of Harding stone, in the entirely obliterated. The second story IN
hundred of Wimmersey, and in the of a like shape with the former, is 12 county of Northampton, is that ancient feet in height. In every other side, monument called Queen's Cross, being
within a nich, is a female figure, one of those which King Edward I. (a) A crowned, about six feet high (which caused to be erected in memory of Q. are fill in very good condition) with Eleanor of Caftile, his Queen, who died a canopy over its head, supported by November 21, in 1291, of a fever, at two Gothic pillars, crowned with pinGrantham (or according to Walfingham, nacles. The upper tower is eight feet at Herdebynear Bolingbroke,in Lincolnshire. in height, and hath only four fides,
The Cross stands upon a rising facing the four cardinal points of the ground, on the East fide of the London compass. On each of these fides is a road, somewhat more than half a mile B (c)sun-dial, put up in 1712. The topis South from Northampton. The ascent mounted with a cross (which faces ihe to it is by eight steps each, about one North and South point) three feet in foot broad, and nine inches high; and height, and added when the whole was it is divided into three stories, or tow. repaired by the order of the Bench of ers, the firft of an octagonal form, Justices in 1713. On the western fide each side being four feet wide, and 14 of the lower ftory, and fronting the feet in height. On the South and road, are the royal arms of Great Bri. East fides are the arms of the county C tain, carved in itone, within the garof Ponibieu in Picardy, viz. three bend ter, and crowned, with the sword and lets within a bordure, and in another fceptre in faltire behind the shield, and escutcheon those of the kingdom of Queen Anne's motto, viz. SEMPER Capile and Leon, viz. quarterly, ift. EADEM, under it; there is also a pair a castle triple tower'd ; 2d. á lion of wings conjoined under the shield, rampart; the 3d as the ad, and 4th as
to which they form a mantling. Be. The pa. On the North fide in two filmie D white marble, containing the follow
neath the arms is a square tablet of parate shields are the arms of Caflile and Leon, as above, (b) and of England ing inscription : qiz, three lions paslaut-guardant ; on In perpetuam Conjugalis Amoris Memoriam cach of these, and on the West Gide
Hoc Eleanora Regina Monumentum, just below the arms, in high relief, is
Vetuftate pene collapfum, refiaurari voluit, a book open, and lying on a kind of
Honorabilis Justiciariorum Coetus desk. On the North East fide, in two
Comitatus Northamptoniæ ef utcheons, are the arms of England, E
MDCCXIII. and those of the county of Ponthieu.
Anno illo Felicissimo
In quo ANNA
Pacis Bellique Arbitra, faire to Wijtminster, At Great Grantbam,
Pof Germaniam liberatam Stamford, Geddington, near Kettering in Nor: F Belgiam Prædiis munitam, ibamplonsoire, Nortbampton, Stoney - Stratford, Gallos plus vice decima profligatos Dunstable, St Abans, Waltbam, Cheapfide in
Suis Sociorumque Armis, London, and Cbaring in Westminster. Dr Stuke.
Vincendi modum flatuit ; ly, in his Itiner, Curios. p. 34, adds Lincoln,
Et Europæ in Libertatem vindicate Neevark, and Leicefler ; but of these, there is
Pacem reftituit now only three of them remaining.. viz. Walıbam, a print of which was published On the South side of the bottom sto. by the late Dr Stukely; this at Noribampion ; ry is fixed a white marble escutcheon, and that at Geddington in Noribamptonshire G charged with this inscription : which ftands in a trivium, and is formed
Rurfus emendat et restaurat, upon a triangular model, of pretty Gothick architecture to fuit its ftation.
Anne} (6) These were the arms of Ferdinand III.
1762. King of Caftile and Leon, her father, and
N. Baylif. quartered by him, when both those kingdoms were united in his person, and are noted to (c) When these dials were firft drawn, they be the first two coats, that were born guar. H had these mottoes upon them, On the EaA. terly in one shield, which our King Edward AB OR TV SOLIS. The South LAVDATUR JII, next imitated (A, D. 1341) when he DOMINVS, The Weft vsQVE AD OCCAquartered France and England-Sandfürd's svm. The North Amen. MDCCXII; but Geneal. HiA. of the Kings of England &c. these Mottoes were omitted wbra tbe Diada Book III. Chap. 1, p. 129,---NB. Her mother were repainted in 1762.
motors of Pantheon
Account of the Letters of the Marquiss DE ters from Leonora to Juliet, in which the ROSELLE, lately published in France. disclosed to her confidante her designs TH
THIS novel, which is written by on the Marquiss, and persuaded her
Madame Elie de Beaumont, the (by transcribing a letter inclosed for the wife of that celebrated counsellor that purpose) to be accessary to them; of the parliament of Paris, who fo ge the faithful Ferval hastes with these nerously undertook the defence of the letters to his friend's house, forces ad. unfortunate family of Calas, contains, a mittance, and finds there Leonora, a
A like those of Richardson, many useful notary, and two witnesses, the marriand important lesions for our moral age contract being just ready to be conduct, particularly in regard to e. figned. The Marquiss is enraged at ducation,' love, and marriage ; and this intrusion. Ferval, throws down confifts, in like manner, of a series of the letters, and intreats him to read letters (43 in number) between the them. He refuses, and attempts, but following persons :
in vain, to burn them. The notary, The Marquiss Do Roselle, a young retires, and the Marquiss takes Ferval nobleman of 20, an officer in the Gen. into the garden, where a rencounter darmerie.
ensues, in which the latter, Itauding The Countess De St Sever, his fifter, only in his defence, is wounded in the some years older than himself.
breast : His wound, however, is not The Count De St Sever, her husband. mortal; and the Marquiss being in Madame De Narton, the Countess's the utmoft concern, is now prevailed miott intimate friend.
C with to peruse the letters. There, in Leonora, an opera singer.
a moment, open his eyes, and new him M. De Valville, a man of pleasure; the precipice on which he ftood; they and the Marquiss's friend.
at once convince him of the baseness Madame De Ferval, a friend of Ma. of his mistress, and of the integrity of dame De Nartan.
his friend. With the utmost indigna. M. De Ferval, her fon.
tion he breaks of all connection with Mademoiselle De Ferval, her eldeft Leonora, and, after rejecting with dir. daughter.
D dain the advances that were made hind Juliet, another opera finger, the hy a married woman of fashion, the friend of Leonora.
Marchionels d'Aferre, to whom he was The Countess having ' frequently introduced by his difTolute friend Val. follicited her brother to marry and fer. ville, he is advised, for the eftablish tle in the world, it appears that Leo ment of his health, which now began nora, who has no less art than beauty, to be inpaired, to drink the waters of has found means not only to engage E Bains®. Madame Narton (his Gfter's his affections in the strongest manner, friend) having an house juft by, the but also to pass upon him
for a woman Marquiss accepts of an apartment of virtue, though she had had several there. He is accompanied in his jour. jatrigues, and was at that very time ney by M de Ferval, whose mother kept clandestinely, by M. de la Roche, and three filters (ladies of great meric an old rich financier. And, in short, but small fortunes) live in the same fhe behaves with such address, and so neighbourhood. With them he is en. effettually imposes on the infatuated p gaged in frequent parties of walking, Marquils, that in spite of all the ridi. acting plays, linging, &c. the eldeft cule of his friend Valville, and the fe- young lady (about 18) having an exrious remonstrances of his relations, cellent voice ; and, by degrees, his be determines to marry his beloved melancholy begins to vanish, and he Leonora, who, with that view, had left entertains the tenderest affc&tion for the stage.
Madamoiselle de Ferval. His tran. In the mean time the Marquife, G quility, however, is for a tew days in. truggling with love and honour, is re terrupted by meeting Leonora on the duced by a fever to the utmost extre. walks, and this determines him to go mity, which gives occasion to several for a day or two to his lodgings at tender scenes between him and his ff. Bains, to know her defence, her cirter; and after his recovery a breach cumAances, and the occagon of her ensues between him and the Court, coming thither. This, for a time, a. owing to the imprudence of that offi larms his friends, who fear a relapse, cious brother-in-law. At length, M. Hand Mademoiselle de Ferval, who had, de Ferval, a man of honour, and the Marquiss's beft friend, having found Bains is withia fout league of Plombiere
with the most ingenuous fimplicity, of a supper and ball to which he was made her excellent mother her confi. invited by his filter, during his attachdante, is in the vimoft concern and ment to Leonara : perplexity. The Marquiss's return . My filter is desirous that I should dispells their uneasiness, and every marry : : But, do you imagine, I can thing terminates to mutual satisfacti. A think of itI supped at her house on. He informs Mad. Narton of all two days ago ; she had invited me, that had pailed, and foon convinces three days before. I could easily see her that the motives of his conduct her design : M. de St Sever did not were worthy of him. Leonora being give me the trouble of finding it out. in great distress, he sends her 25 louis • He took me alide as soon as I came d'ores. He then commiffions Mad. Nara in, and commended, with a myfte. ton to communicate his intentions with ' rious air, the beauty, the wit, and a. regard to Madamoiselle de Ferval, to B' bove all, the fortune of Madamoiselle her mother, and to beg her consent. de St Albin. I'immediately perceived She, after firft requiring to be satisfied what was their view, The compawith regard to his late behaviour to ny was assembled when I arrived: I Leonora, receives him with pleasure as was introduced to Madame and Maa son-in-law. Madamoiselle de Ferval damoiselles de St Albin. The circle being informed of Valville's character confited of various women, whom i and principles, insists on her lover's would willingly allow to be valuable, breaking off all connection with_fo but they also pretended to be band. bad a man, one whom the calls, The • some ; of men of sense, who took Apoftle of Vice. The Marquiss com. pains to be agreeable ; of frigid (chomunicates his happiness to his fifter in lars, who set up for wirs; of young the following billet :
people who were stiff and timid.
· Think, by this description, what • Ferval, 26 Auguft. "I am just come from the altar; I
they mult le altogether. ConversaI am the happiest of men. Mad.de Do I played a fans prendre vole; I won
tion flagg'd; cards were proposed. Narton has undertaken to give you
$it; and was tired to death. Mada. the particulars. Madamoiselle de
• moiselle de St Albin was of the party. • Fer :. What do I lay? My dear
• She and her fifter are pretty, it must wife embraces you. Adieu. I know • not what I write ; but I love you
be owned; but what a starched ain!
I could scarce hear them speak a fyl. with my whole heart."
lable; and even when they did speak Two days after her marriage the . they looked at their mama. Some Marchioness writes to Leonora, to en. people would think them accomquire into her circumitances & intenti. plished ; the eldest fings, the youngons, promising that if the chose a retire eft plays on the harpsichord. They ment me would engage amply to pro. regaled us with a cantata, which, by vide tor ber; and on her accepting this their looks, I should have taken for generous offer with the utmost grati an anthem. These beauties came tude and confusion, the Marquiss, at ' out of a convent. I should have his wife's desire, settles on Leonora a " thought them dumb if I had not obpenfion of 1500 livres, to maintain F served that while their mother was her in a convent at Nancy ; which pen • at play, and did not see them, they tion was to cease if the quitted the got into a corner, and chattered ve. convent without his leave. M. and ry low with another girl of their own Madame de St Lever receive the new age. I listened, and heard them married couple with the utmost ten talk so infipidly, and with such a proderness, and are charmed with their digious volubility, that I left them a brother's choice. The work con. G' clear stage. We sat down to sup. cludes with a letter from Leonora to the per; and I had the fingular honour Marquiss, expreffing, in the Itrongest ' to be placed next the Madamoiselles Terms, her remorse for her paft mir. de St Albin : I could not get a single conduct, and the tranquility the en 'word. When I asked them a queiti. joyed in her retirement, afcribing all on, they answered with coldnels and her hopes of future happiness to the Telerve, Yes, Sir; No, Sir; and their Marchionefs de Roselle.
Hmother uddertook to speak for them - - As a fpecimen of the author's man 6 when the answer might have been ner, two or three passages are annex more than a monofylíable. When
--The following is the desccipti. fupper wüs over, my siter, who was ich the Marquite gives to l'alville • determined on my being charmin