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concise a manner as possible, the iland for any quantity they could part withi of Senegal, and the country adjacent, for immediate use; and; indeed, you as likewise the rains, the overflowing of will not wonder at this, when you are the river, and the winds; and come informed, that in the months of Denow to remark those seasons of the cember, January, February; and March, year, when the different disorders hap. I have had four hundred patients propen.

digiously ill of tertian fevers, which have In the months of August, September, been so very obstinate, that I have beeti October, and part of November, the obliged to order bark to be taken almost bilious and putrid fever always rage, the as common food; and, indeed, had it former of which would admit of bleed. not been for this medicine, we might ing in the beginning, by means of not have had five men living on the which, together with other evacuations, island. and the neutral falts, the disorder ge From March to Airguft, we havë nerally intermitted, and the bark re few or no disorders, except the fcurvy covered the patient.

and dysentery, which I take to be chiefly But in the putrid fever, the lancet owing to the purity of air during this should be entirely laid aside ; for not. time, occasioned by the wind continuwithstanding some of the symptoms ally blowing from the sea ; the scurvý might indicate bleeding to those who and flux probably proceed from the badare not acquainted with the diseases in ness of the water, falt provisions, and that part of the world, I would by no the want of vegetables; even here the means recommend it, for I have often bark was of infinite service, in remov. seen it productive of the worst conse. ing the complaint of the former; as quence ; but if the pain in any vital for the latter, it required no particular part should feem to indicate an evacua- treatment, but what has been already tion to be necessary, I would judge dry laid down, except adminiftring opiates cupping most proper (I mean in violent more frequently than in Europe. From pains in the head, &c.) As for the this account, you will not, si:, be surgeneral treatment of these disorders, prized, that the total loss of British they have been so judiciously laid down fubjects in this isand only, amounted to by eminent physicians, that I shall say above two thousand five hundred, in nothing farther of it.

the space of three years that I was The use of the bark in the above dif- there, in such a putrid moist air as I orders, and in many others, obliges me have described. to return you my moft fincere thanks, Thus, Sir, I have given you an ab. for that inestimable medicine ; for in count of those diseases, which fell unthese deplorable diseases, nothing gave der my inspection while at Senegal ; us hopes of our patient but that ; in- and though I cannot be fo particular deed, its value was so well known to the and explicit in fo short a letter as this, officers, that they scrupled even to go as I otherwise might be, yet if an en. their command up the river, without a largement upon this subject might be large quantity of it, together with all thought by you to be by any means other forts of medicine, so that the go- serviceable to any who might visit these vernor has sent to Goree for it, before parts, nothing would be a greater pleathe party could proceed on their com sure than an employment of this fort, mand.

to your most obedient, and most humIt is very true, you supplied us with ble servant, such immense quantities of it, as is almost incredible ; but notwithitanding London, Oct. JOHN Boost this, necessity has obliged me to offer 8, 17634 masters of ships three guineas per pound

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I own, that I cannot account for this felf of the particulars of the duel bez behaviour of Mr. M. no more than I tween Mr. W. and Mr. M. and can

can for his tamely bearing above eight now venture to send you the following been all this time (sundays not excepted)

months the abuse upon him. · Has he as authentic.

When the gentlemen met on the wed. practising at a target ? that report is nesday, in Hyde-park, they walked to.

confirmed by all his neighbours in the gether for a little while to avoid country. Yet after all, he did not venfome company, which seemed coming ture to send to Mr. W. but before five up to them. They brought each a pair seemed to intend to begin a quarrel, I

gentlemen, ready to interpose, of pistols. Wheu they were alone, the first fire was from Mr. M's piftol. Mr. fuppose that it might end there. Mr. M's pistol missed Mr. W. and the pillol W. chose cooly to take it up the next in Mr. W's hand flashed in the pan. morning, by a private letter to Mr. M. The gentlemen then each took one of who insisted on pistols

, without naming Mr. W's pair of pistols: Mr. W. miss'd, the sword, though the choice of weapons and the ball of Mr. M's pistol lodged

was by the laws of honour in Mr. W. in Mr. W's belly. Mr. W. bled im

I write this, in hopes that some of mediately very much. Mr. M. then Mr. M's friends will clear up these dif. came up, and desired to give him all ficulties in his conduct, and I really the assistance in his power. Mr. W.

with it, because in the field he behaved replied, that Mr. M. had behaved like

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From the UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE. know from Mr. W. how the affair hap. pened. Upon this they parted, but ANNETE and LUBIN: A true Story: Mr. M. came up again in two or three

from M. Marmontel's Moral Taies. minutes to Mr. W. offering him a lecond time his ailistance, But Mr. W.

1 again infilted on his going off. Mr. M.

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to children, it is more dangerous expressed his concern for Mr. W. faid still to leave them in ignorante of every the thing was too well known by leve- thing. There are grievous crimes acral people, who came up almost directly, cording to the laws, which are not so ia and then went away. Mr. W. was the eyes of nature ; and we are now carried home, but would not tell any going to see into what an abyss the latcircumitances of the care, till he found ter leads innocence, when the las a filit so much known. He only said to the let over her eyes. surgeon, &c. Iluat it was an affair of ho. Annete and Lubin were the chileiren nour.

of two litters. There strict ties of On thursday Mr. W. imagining him. blood ought to be incompatible with self in the greatest danger, returned Mr. those of marriage. But Annete and M. his letter, that no evidence might Lubin had no luspicion that there were appear against him ; and infifted upon in the world other laws than the fimple it with his relations, that in case of his laws of nature. From the age of eight death no trouble hould be given Mr. M. years they kept theep together on the for he had beiraved like a man of ho. smiling banks of the Seine. They VOL. III.

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touched now on their fixteenth ; but that our hut is preferable to those mag. their youth differed not from infancy, nificent prisons which they call palaces

, but by a warmer sentiment of their mu. When the thatch that covers us is burnt tual friendship.

up by the sun, I go to the neighbouring Annete, beneath a plain country coif, forest, and in less than an hour make bound back negligently her ebon hair. you a new house more chearful than the Two large blue eyes sparkled beneath former. The air and the light are ours. her long eye-lalhes, and expressed most A branch less gives us the freshness of innocently' every thing which the dull the east or the north ; a branch more eyes of our cold coquettes endeavour to defends us from the heats of the south express. Her rosy lips invited to be and the rains of the welt: That is not kified. Her complexion, tanned by very dear, Annete ?" the sun, was enlivened by that light “ No truly," said Mhe: “ and I can. shade of purple which colours the down not think why, in the fine weather, they of the peach. Every part of her, which do not come all, two and two, to live the veils of modelty concealed from the in a pretty hut. Have you feen, Lubin, rays of noon, effaced the whiteness of those tapetries of which they are so the lily: We thought we saw the liead vain? What comparison between them of a lively Brunette on the fhoulders of and our beds of verdure? How we sleep a beautiful Blonde.

on them! How we awake!" -" And Lubin had that decisive, open, and joy. you, Annete, have you remarked what ous air, which proclaims a free and con- trouble they take to give a rural air to tented mind. His look was that of de. the walls which shut them up ? Those fire, his laugh the laugh of joy. When landscapes, which they endeavour to he burst out, he displayed teeth whiter imitate, Nature has made for us ; it is than ivory. The freshness of his round for us that the sun thines; it is for us cheeks invited the hand to pat them. that the seasons delight to vary themAdd to all this a nose in the air, a dim- felves." Right," said Annete, “ I ple in the chin, white silver locks, curled carried the other day fome strawberries by the hand of Nature ; a genteel make, to a lady of quality; they were entera deliberate pace, the frankness of the taining her with music. Ah, Lubin, golden age, which suspects and bluhes what a terrible noise! I said in myself : at nothing. This was the portrait of Why does the not come some morning Annete's cousin.

and hear our nightingales? The unPhilosophy brings man back nearer to happy woinan was laid down upon cushnature, and it is for this reason that in. ions ; the yawned in such a manner as itinct sometimes resembles it. I should to move pity. I asked what ailed her not be surprised then, if my shepherds ladysip; they told me that she had the should be imagined to be somewhat phi. vapours. Do you know, Lubin, wliat lofophical; but I forewarn my readers the vapours are ?"-" Alas, no ; but I that it is without their knowing it. am afraid they are one of those distem.

As they both went frequently to sell pers which one gets in the city, and fruits and milk in the city, and, as peo- which take away from persons of quaple were glad to see thein, they had an, lity the use of their legs.

That is very opportunity of observing what passed in 12d, is it not, Annete? And, if they the world, and giving an account to each were to hinder you from running upon other of their little reflections. They the grass, you would be very forry, I compared their lot to that of the most believe !”—“0, very forry, for I love opulent citizens, and found themselves to run, especially, Lubin, when I run happier and wiser. “ The senseless crea- after you.” tures !" 1nid Lubin. “ During the finest Such was, pretty nearly, the philopart of the year, they fhut themselves fophy of Lubin and Annete. Free from up in quarries : Is it not true, Annete ? envy and ambition, their date had no

thing humiliating to them, nothing tinued to interrogate. Annete contipainful. They passed the fine weather nued to reply, insomuch that it was in that green hut, the master piece of clearer than the day that the would Lubin's art. In the evening they were shortly be a mother. Become a mother obliged to lead back their flocks to the before marriage! that was a riddie to village ; but the fatigue and pleasures of Annete. The Bailiff explained it to the day prepared them a tranquil re

her. “ What!” faid he to her, “ the pose. The morning recalled them to first time that this mistortune happened the fields, more earnest to see each other did not the sun bide himself ? Did not again. Sleep effaced in their lives no the heavens thunder upon you ?” “ No,". thing but the moments of absence : It replied Annete," I remember it was the prelerved them from dulness. Never- fin. It weather in the world.” — “ Did thelels, a happiness to pure, was not un

not the earth shake! Did it not open italterable. The slender waist of Annete felf!" “Alas, no,” said Annete abecame insensibly rounder. She knew gain, I saw it covered with flowers.”. not the cause of it; Lubin himself did " And do you know what a crime you not suspect it.

have commitied ?" "I know not what The Bailiff of the village was the first a crime is; but all that we have done, who perceived it. “ God defend you, I swear to you, was in good friendship, Annete,” said he to her one day; and without any ill design : You think “: You seem to me very round!” “True!" that I am big with child ; I Mould never said the, dropping a curtsey.

" But, have thought it ; but, it it be so, I am Annete, what has happened to this very glad of it; I shall have a little Lu

handsome shape ? Have you had any bin, perhaps.” “No," replied the man love affair ?"_" Any love affair! Not of law, “ you will bring into the world that I know."-"Ah! child! nothing a child, which will own neither its father is more certain ; you have listened to nor mother, which will be ashamed of some of our young fellows." “ Yes, its birth, and will reproach you for it. truly, I do listen to them: Does that What have you done, unhappy girl, spoil the tape ?" “No, not that ; but what have you done! How I pity you! some of them have a kindness for you." and how I pity that innocent !" These

“ Kindness for me ? Ay, Lubin lait words made Annete grow pale and and I are kind to each other all the tremble. Lubin found her all in tears. day long." “ And you have grant

“ Hear,” said the to him with terror, ed bin every thing, is it not to ?" " Do you know what has happened ? I “ Oh, Lord, yes; Lubin and I have am big with child.” - --“ Big, and by nothing to refuse one another !"

whom?"_" By you.". You joke. “ How! nothing to refuse one another !” And how has that happened ?"-" The

-" Oh, nothing at all; I thould be Bailiff has just explained it to me." very sorry if he kept any thing to him

" Well?"-"Well, when we thought self, and more forry itill to have him we were only thewing kindness to each believe, that I have any thing which is other, we were making love.” “ That not his. Are not we cousins ? is droll!” said Lubin : “ Only see how “ Coulins ?"-" Cousins german, I tell we come into the world. But you are you." “ O Heaven!” cried the Bain in tears, my dear Annete! Is it this liff, “ here is an adventure!” “Ay, that makes you uneasy ?"-"Yes, the or else do you think that we should have Bailiff has made me tremble : My child, been every day together, that we should he said, will own neither own its father have had but one and the same but I por mother ; he will reproach us with have heard it said indeed, that the his birth."-" Why?"" Because we thepherds are to be dreaded; but a cou. are cousins, and have committed a great mn is net dangerous.” The judge con crime. Do you know, Lubin, what a

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crime is ?"-"Yes, it is a wicked thing. parson,” said he to himself: “ He is a For example, it is a crime to take away good man, and will liave pity on us." life from any one; but it is r.ot to give The priest was severer than the Judge, it. The Bailiff does not know what lie and Lubin retired confounded at having says.”-“ Ah, my dear Lubin! go and offended Heaven without knowing it. find him out, I beseech thee: I am all “ For, after all, said he still, “ we have of a tremble, He has put I know not done no-body any liarm." what into my soul, which imbitters all My dear Annete,” cried Lubin on the pleasure I had in loving thee.” seeing her again, every body con

Lubin ran to the Bailiff. “A word, demns us; but no matter : I will never if you please, Mr. Judge,” said he, ac- leave you." “ I am big with child," coiting him : “ You will have it that I said Annete, reclining her face on her am not to be the father of my own child, two hands, which the bathed with and that Annete is not to be its mo. tears, " and I cannot be your wife ! ther ?" “ Ah, wretch ! dare you Mew leave me, I am distressed; I have no yourself,” said the Bailiff, “after ruin- longer any pleasure in seeing you. Alas, ing this young innocent ?" “ You are a I am alamed of myself, and I reproach wretch yourself," replied Lubin: “I have myself for all the moments that I have not ruined Annele; she waits me now passed with you." “ Ah, the cursed in our hut. But it is you, wicked man, Bailiff,” said Lubin, “ but for him we that (she says) have put I know not were so happy !" what into her soul, that grieves her ; From that moment, Annete, a prey and it is very ill done to afflict An- to her grief, could not endure the light. nete ?"- “ You young villian, it is you If Lubin wanted to console her, he law that lave stolen from her her chief good her tears stream afresh : She replied to in the world."-" And what is that? his caresses only by pulling him off with -" Innocence and honour.”_" I love horror. “ What! my dear Annete," her more than my life,” said the thep- said he to her, “ Am I no longer the herd ; “and, if I have done her any Lubin you loved so much ?". injury, I am here to repair it. Marry no; you are no longer the same. I us; who hinders you? We ask no bet- tremble the moment you come near me ; ter."--" That is imposible.” -" Im- my child, who moves in my womb, and possible! and why? The most difficult wliom I should have had so much joy in part, in my opinion, is over, seeing we feeling, seems already to complain that are now father and mother." And I have given him my own coufin for a there is the crime," cried the Judge; father." “ You will hate my child, “ You must separate, you must fly each then ?" said Lubin to her sobbing. “Oh other."-" Fly each other! and have no, no, I shall love it with all my soul,”

the heart to propose it to me, Mr. said the. " At least they will not for. Bailiff? And who is to take care of An. bid me to love my child, to give him nete and my child ? Quit them ! I would my milk and my life. But that child rooner die." “ The law obliges thee will late its mother : The Judge has to it," said the Bailiff. " There is no foretold it to me.” Do not mention law that holds good there," replied Lu. that old devil," said Lubin, clasping bin, clapping on his hat. “ We have her in his arms, and bathing her with a child without you, and, if it please tears ; your child shall love you, my Heaven, we will have more, and we dear Annete ; he will love you, for I will love for ever." -- " Ah the auda am his father.” cious young knave, what rebel against Lubin in despair employed all the the law!"-"Ah, the wicked man, the eloquence of nature and love to dislipate bad heart, that wants me to abandon onete's fear and grief. “ Let us see," Annete ! let me go and find out our said he, “ What have we done to anger

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