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BY ARABELLA ARGUS,
Author of " The Juvenile Spectator;" The Adventures

of a Donkey,8c.

MWWMNS

There is in Virtue sure a hidden charm,
To force esteem, and Envy to disarm.

Duchess of Devonshire to Fenelon.

VOL. JI.

LONDON:

WILLIAM DARTON, 58, HOLBORN HILL.

سیمال

821.22

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

THE GIFT OF FRIENOS OF THE LIBRARY

Jaul, 1930

OSTENTATION AND LIBERALITY.

A TALE.

Miss CoLVILLE was unfortunate: Mrs. Wilton received the proposal with marked coldness; was excessively displeased that her daughter should have appointed a comparative stranger to interfere in her arrangements; and concluded by declaring the girl was the most altered creature in the world, or she never could have exposed her to such a solicitation.

Wounded as Miss Colville was by the language and hauteur of Mrs. Wilton, she did not suffer herself to be influenced by then to forget what she considered her duty. “I agree with you, ma'am,” said she; “Miss Wilton's spirits, and I might add her dispositions, must have undergone a very considerable change before I could be called upon

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