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Admiral Sir Samuel Hoord baving lutely distinguisbed bimself in the West Indies, we bave procured a Likene's of bim, which we have annexed to this Month's Magazine

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The following account of Colonel Haynes may beginning of the business ; but finding be dipended upon as genuine and circunia that their views became ruinous to his naa Manial. See our Magazine for Jun. tive country, had taken the opportunity P. 5.

of submitting bimfelf upon tbe firit pro

clamation that was issued in South CaroSAAC Haynes was poffeffed of very lina.

General Williamion was residing pea192, and had taken an active part in the ceably in his own house when he was leizsebellion. After the capture of Charles- ed by Haynes, and he was dragged away loun, be submitted himself and remained that he might be executed in general at his elate on his parole; and that he Green's army; when a party of our cam sight enjoy the advantages of felling its valry fortunately coming up with Haynes, produce in the town, went voluntarily and took him and released Williamson. fishk the oath of allegiance and fidelity to Amongst other papers found upon

Haynes was the copy of a most virulent Whilt kord Rawdon was emplayed in fpecch which he had addressed to our mie rating the firge of Ninety Six, veår 200 litit, perdiading them to join him in his mies from Charlestown, lieutenant colo. breach of alegiance. This fpercb be atel Bufour, cornmandant of that town, vowed, as well as the other points of his frewed certain information that Haynes conduct, truiting to the idea that, as he ad privily accepted a commiflion of co. bad received a commisban from the rekul from General Greene, and was in bels, he could not be executed, although rigting our enrolled militia in his neigh- liis crime was of the highest nature, and

fu wantonly committed, that nothing The attempt was more serious, as these could be faid in extenuation of it. In cona militia lay between lord Rawdón's army fideration of his family and connections, and Chariclown ; so that all communica: they were informed, that if they could tion would have been cut off, had the procure a petition, figned by any refpecpevolt spread wide, before any steps could table loyaliits, Haynes thould have his be taken to crush it. Haynes had to far pardon; and a respite was actually grantfucceeded, that at the head of a party of ed to the criminal, that there might be torfe he had approached within a few full time for the application. niles of Charlestown, had made prisoners of

All the loyalists that were prefted to korral loyalists, and amongst others, had fign the petition rejected it with indignataken general Williamson. This gentleman tinn, urging, the number of their friends as a Scotch man, who had been drawn who had without any process, or even ka in take part with the Americans in the charge againit them, beca hanged or not Hid. Slig. March, 7821

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by the enemy after the capture of every the army, and to take his fortune upon
post that fell into their hands; and they himself. This offer was too greai to be
loudly declared, that if the inhabitants relifted by paternal tenderness; and the
found every thing was to be feared for brave youth, animated by virtuous bope,
supporting one side, and nothing to be apo hesitated not to leave his excellent parents
prehended for revolting to the other, no and affectionate filler.
less could be expected than the general de: All their cares were now devoted to
fection of the country.

their daughter. With a delighted tye Julia, or the Penitent Daughter : An af- they beheld her increasing beauty and ri. feeling History, alluded to in the Levier pening virtues. An elegant figure, the from a Female Penitent, inserted in our

(prightliness of unaffected wit, an extreme lal Magazine, Page 79, which produced fenfibility, eyes Iparkling with vivacity, the admirable Answer from the truly ex.

yet looking inexpreslibie tendernefs; in a cellent M. Arnaud.

word, a certain fiect allemblage of graces MONG the unfortunate citizens, but a faint idea of the captivating Julia;

far superior to beauty-these presented A

who were involved in the calamities who, on her part, failed not to reward the occafioned by the famous Millisippi fchenie affection of her parents with all the ami. in France, were Monsieur and Maclame able attentions of filial piety. de Gourville, once as much difinguilhed But Monsieur de Gourville was still to by their affluent situation as by their ex• know feverer trials. An oppreffive lawemplary virtues. This excellent pair re

fuit completed the ruin of his fortunes, tired to a remote village, with the slender Yet the unhappy pair, in proportion as remains of their fortune ; and, conform their calamities encreased, feemed to pofing to the fad reverse, Monfieur de Gour. fefs a nobler elevation of soul; fupported ville disdained not to submit to the lowest by those sentiments of religion which af, rural occupations : for true philosophy ford unshaken confolation. They foothed teaches the good man to yield to unavoid. each other with uncealing kindness, and able misfortune with dignity and resigna- for a few moments could even forget their tion.

misery; but, when they beheld their It was not for himself he fuffered, but daughter, ten thousand apprehenfions for for a beloved wife; apprehensive that her her welfare inceffantly tormented them. delicate mind could not recoocile itself to

A relation of Madame de Gourville, the severity of her situation. Tew know who resided at Paris, is informed of their how to reflect with wifdom on this dream deploration situation, and presses them to of life, and to render it as instructive as it send their daughter to her. After a variety is visionary: The fair fex, from the ten- of levere conflicts and resolutions, the derness of their frame, bear calamity with hopes that it would be of important adyet leis fortitude than men. Mwame de vantages to their Julia induce them 10 Gourville, indeed, adored her husband consent to the proposal. and to what trials will not love fubmit?

They are now near the moment of this True tenderness in its facrifices knows no cruel feparation. They press their child bounds; and, in courage and heroism of- to their bosom. They cannot speak. They ten furpaffes the noblest efforts of reafon werp. No, my best of parents,' exand of virtue.

claims Julia, 'never will I leave you. This valuable woman was not devoid owe my life, I owe the love of virtue to of a fweet philosophy, that taught her to you, and it is mine to support you under conceal her tears from her husband ; nor the weight of misfortune. No situation can did the maternal duties fail to alleviate her he disgraceful, if unsullied by vice; and I chagrin, and to reconcile her to humble will submit without reluctance to all-io mediocrity. Her whole attention was de- every thing, to lighten the wors of my voted to the education of a fon and daugh. beloved parents. Must I be reduced to tering hopes. Julla (for that was the name of the least assistance to you, I will inof the daughter) difcovered the winning treat them to let me steal only a moment cbarms that every day open more and in the day to fee you-to weep on your more, and in her brother they perceived bosom-to tell you that your daughter the finest traces of a manly and virtuous knows no other happiness but that of living Soul.

where you are. - Oh, my daughter, A pobleman, who had known Mon- faid Madame de Gourville, It is your lieu de Gourville in happier days, came tenderness only that compels us to this to the village where this refpectable family separation. Heaven begins to smile upa relded. On discovering the father, he on us. Our dear child, at least, will be instantly offered to introduce his son into delivered from the severity of our fate.

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Sullivay; for that was the name of this lent of weak and little minds. A womart telation, Marianne, mingling her tears of this character had no difficulty in formwith the tears of Julia, left her making a ing the closest intimacy with the weak facand proteftations of unalterable af. Madame de Subligny.

Madame de Subligoy was a widow whom she could entrust the fecrets of her

She will be with our relation, in a fitua. with a competent fortune, Sbe was fond cune upon tion fuitable to her birth. In this idea we of the world to distraction, and without

hall bear our sorrows with more refigoa an understanding to recollect the duties of

6:00–We Thall be happy in being assured her age and lituation, the bad reached her ous hope,

that you always love us.'- Ah! my fiftieth year, and was ever seen in the circles Ent parents deareil mother," interrupted Julia,' think of the young and gay. Acting as it were

fee that your daughter can ever forget from a kind of instinct, blind to the future, Elevoted to

jou? If I leave you, it will be only with and with scarce discernment enough for abled eye the hope that I fall yet be useful to you. the moment - this was the woman with

Oh ! my beloved parents, what happiness whom Julia was to refide.
sl be mine, if my new ftuation enable Madame de Gourville, indeed, knew
it to wipe away your tears-to evince little more of her relation than by name,
by duty-my gratitude-my love!' The observations of Marianne, notwith-
The moment arrives. Madame de flanding her fimplicity, were certainly cal-
Gourville now affumes a former tone. culated to alarm her mistress; but the rire
"Never forget, my Julia, the lessons of a tuous and the good do not easily suspect :
mother, to whom you will be ever dear, and thus fubject themselves to errors that
Remember, that virtue is more inestima. often are fatal to their peace.
ble than riches, and even than life itself. The education of Julia was now very
Oh!' continued the tender mother, all in different ; for never did her new friends
lears,' much suoner would I hear of your converse on the duties and the rewards of
death than your dishonour. My deareft virtue. She was in her fixteenth year.
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, our lives must have a period, Self-admiration began to fucceed to filial but iofamy is everlasting.

Alas! the affection, that sweel fentiment, which lela world is full of seduction, and deviation is dom lives in a perpetual round of pleasure. but too easy. Let us earnestly hope that Her charms were continually the theme our examples will be ever before you.' of the most reductive Plattery: ExtravaThey now lead thei: daughter to the gant compliments, devoid of sense and coach, again give her the most affecting truth, incefiantly affailed her ears, and in advice

, the tendercit caresses, and return time were heard without disguft. to their house dissolved in all the bitter Julia accompanied Madame de Sublig.

ny to the theatre, to the public walks, and An aged domestic, named Marianne, into every circle. In these scenes of dif. bad accompanied Monsieur and Madame fipation, the beard the most pernicious de Gourville to ber retreat. Her heart discourses, which, repeated in a variety of enobled her lowly station. Sacrificing her forms, all tended to establish the favourite Elteret into an uncommon virtue, the he- maxims of Freethinkers and Libertines. kated not to follow the hard fortunes of a Her heart was now a picture from which, beber and a miltress whom the loved. In the fine colouring of virtue gradually faded tan vid they urse her to feek another away. Yet fill the would fain observe the face, representing that they could not e- excellent lessons she had'imbibed from her her maintain her. What then?' answer. parents; but to be fixteen-10 be adored is the worly woman, weeping: I will -yet not to be in the elevated situation. tark ellewhere, when you do not want that can command the elegancies, of dress a. I will feal from the hours of fleep —was too much for a heart in which vanity o gain my living; and very little will fuf- was now predominant. In this variety of

ca. No, i will never leave you." Monheur partits, Julia attached herself to a Madame and Madame de Gourville, melting into de Sauval, who, in the sequel

, burried tezes, cabraced Marianne, who in return, into vice a heart, which had not yet intire

old caly respectfully kils their hands. ly forgotten the early sentiments of ins, de felt all the grief of Madame de Gour: Madame de Sauval affected an openness hele for the loss of her young mitress. She of manner; yet in duplicity and falsehood

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