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*han avoids it. This was the lady to Lady Juliet was jealous of her, and the

whose lot it fell to comfort Uie young moment thit thought struck her fne

Indian in the absence of Blexdsord .- waved all farther enquiry, "I will

•' I have lost my second father, says do nothing, said (he, that displeases

ihe, and I have no friend but you and you, ray dear Lady Juliet, for I love Mr Nelson in the world. I give myself you sincerely, and therefore I am de

upintirely to you 5 I shall love and I termined I will be polite to your bro

sliall obey you; my heart (ball be A tlier."

yours, and you shall dispose of me aa Nelson was surprized by the alter a

you think fit." While she was thus tion of Nouraly % carriage, and cora

expressing the sentiments ofher heart, plained of it to his fitter ; this pip

flie embraced Lady JnJiet with a look duced an altercation, in which Nelson

of ineffable tenderness and compla- was an advocate for simplicity, and

cency; and Nelson coming in juft at his fitter for politeness; it issued in her

the instant, perceived her countenance continuing her injunctions to Nouraly,

as she turned from his sitter, sparkling g who felt the restraint more and more

at once with delight and tears. irksome and unreason? We: " Still

««Well, says Nelson to his sister, have new duties, said (he, and ne-w proTr.bj

you a little reconciled her to her loss?" tions! what more can be vrilhtft by

• Yes, fays Nouraly, wiping her fine those who live together,.than to see

black eyes, I am reconciled; I have each other with pleasure? and why

nothing to complain of.' Thenmak- should that pleasure be concerned?

ing Nelson sit down by the side of his You teach nie to feign it with thdse

sister, (be threw herself on her knees whom I do not love, and to hide it

before them, and taking their hands, (j wish those I do ; certainly your rules

file put one into the other, and^ pres- of politeness were invented by some

sing them both tenderly in her own, implacable enemy to truth."

"This is my mother,* fays (he to Net- These reflections at Impfh made her

son, with a look that might have soft- melancholy, arid wlnn Juliet reproach

ened marble j "and what will you ed her with want of chcarfulnels,

be?"—' I will be your friend, fays *' You know the cause, laid (he j e

Nelson." "My friend, fays (lie, that's very thing that is contrary to nature

charming; then I (hall be your friend, mutt make me melancholy j and every

pray call me by no other name." . * I D tiring in your modes cflife'is contrary

will not, my dear Nouraly, said he; to nature."

your innocent simplicity inchants me.' There was however something so He then recommended her to Iris gentle and sweet even in her drspleasister with some warm commendations, sure, ih.it I. ady Aubery 'accused herself .to which (he replied by insinuating with being too rigorous; and nothing her fears; these, however, he treated more was necessary to put her into very (lightly: • Make yourself easy, R0o& humour than to employ her in says he, aud do not let any unreasona- some little services, like a favourite ble apprehensions embitter the pleasure E chUd, which one loves to have busy which the cultivation of soch a mind about one: but (he was (till mortified cannot fail to give j you will fee it un- when (he was not suffered to wait upsaid its beauties like a flower ;* '.' Yes, on Nesin in the fame manner that me .fays (he, like a flower which hides the did upon his fitter. "The good offices thorns that prick those whom it in- of servants, said (he, are mean only vites." because they are not voluntary ; when

When Nelson came in, after Lady they are rendered by choice, they are 'Juliet had been instructing her in the no disgrace, arid friendship makes language, slie constantly new to him, them honourable." She was not, howand repeated her lesson with a delight F ever, repressed in her -rilidnities only by and simplicity which, as yet, only a- l,a&y Aubery; they were such as somemused him. Juliet alone was apprized times threw Nelson himself into conns the danger, and sollrcitous to pre- fusion, and he would frequently devent it. dine them. "You are very proud.

She begr.n, by telling Nouraly that fays Ntoirely, since you are ashamed to

the familiar manner in which (he ad- stand in need of my assistance; Come,

.dressed her brother was not polite; G you (haill' wait upon me, and I will

after some discourse about politeness, soon convince yOu that J do not take

in which Nourely could not discover it.'

that it answered any good purpose to These sallies ofher ingenuous seafood people, the began to suspect that sibility greatly alarmed Lady Atbery.

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*'t tremble, said (he to her brotlier, when they were alone, lest.this girl should be in love with you." These HoiiWts Nelson resented at unseasonable and injurious, and took a good deal

taking his. hand, "Come, iayt (he* sweat to your (ister, that you will ne Ver love ariV thing in the world-so well as you love her."

Nelson, who was moved to the veiy

of pains to convince Lady Aubrey, that A foul, suffered himself to be biought to

the affection of Nouraly was no more than a tender friend (hip, of which they were both equally the object*. Lady Aubrry proposed to determine this question by experiment: " Let us pretend, fays (he, that we are about to part, & fee which of us (he will chuse to live with." This was opposed by

the knees of his sister; and Nouraly, throwing herself on her neck, " if you are my mother, said (lie, forgive birh for loving your child; his heart will suffice lit both; and if you (hould have a little less of his, oh my account, you {hill .luve all mine to make amends." 'Dangerous gii 1! said Lady Aubrty,

Nelson, as whit would bring Nouraly B almost meltedinto tears, what distress

into a distressful dilemma, and make her tenderness for them a means of affliction to herself; he was, hov>i eyer, at last over-ruled, and the experiment was made.

Tiie first emotion of Noiirafy was aftonisliment, and the next was grief. *' I know, said (he to Lady Aubrey, that I am the cause of your leaving your brother; you are displeased that he loves me; the pity with which hit generous breast has been touched for an unhappy orphan, has made you jealous. Alas! what will you riot envy, if you envy Pity! Pity for one who tenderly loves you, and would give

are you bringing upon us!'— O! roy dear sister, said Nelson, who felt himself pressed by Niuralt against Lady Auln-cyi bosom, how can you have the heart to give so much pain to so amiable anil so tender a creature!

Nouraly, delighted and exulting in her triumph, kissed Lady Aubrty, at the very instant when Nelson was whispering, and he felt her glowing cheek, (till wet with the tears that (lie had shed, gently touch his own as he drew it away. This little incident produced a tumult in bis breast that furprized him: He persuaded himself, however, that it was a transient emo

her life for you, th6 only possession in D tion that tei initiated in the sense, and

the world that Is left her. Indeed, my dear Lady Aubrey, you do rile wrong: Your brother's loving me, does not make him love you left; and if it wilt possible, he would loVe you more j for flit regard to me makes him adopt my sentiments, and I am sure they are such at a friend *ould most wi(h them to be."

Lady Aubrey laboured in vain to persuade her, that (he and her brother were about to part upon good terms. "I know, said (he, 1 am the cause of your separation, and I entreat that you would send me back into my own country. I (hall find somebody there, not wholly ihsensible to my misfortunes and my stars, and who, if I (hould excite pity, will not impute it to me as a crime." 'But you forget, said Lady Aubrey, that you are a deposit put into our hands." "A deposit, said Nouraly, conscious of her dignity, who has a right to dispose of tees If you separate, how can I live with either of you i with what eye would a sister look upon me who had. deprived her of a brother; or a brother regard me who had robbed him of a sister ? No, no, you must not part; roy arms (hall be the bands that unite sou." Then running to NelsiH, and • '{Gent. Mag. Tuns i?6«.)

had not reached the mind. « Surely, said he, I am master of myself, and I cannot be forced into any thing against my will.' He carefully concealed from hit sifter, however, what he would fain have hidden from himself. He gfntly soothed the mind of Nouraly, by telling her that all th«

E bad passed was a jest. « But nothing can be more serious, said he, than the advice I now give you: Watch over your own heart, my dear Nouraly; ita extreme simplicity and sensibility will endanger you. Nothing can be mere amiable than that affection and tenderness which is your distinguishing' characteristic 5 but the best things os

F ten become dangerous by theirexcel's." '"But after all, I am not satisfied, said Nouraly to Juliet, as soon as Nelson had left them; there is something serious in this jest, I am sure. I see an emotion in you both, that has something in it solemn and important. Nelson himself is seized with a kind of tenor, for which I cannot account: I felt his hand tremble when I pressed it

*• in my own; and when I c arched hit

• eye, I perceived something in it that was both tender and mournful. He told me, that he was atraid of my se?tsibility, and warned me not to gi«e


way to it: My dear friend, would the question, Blandford has not taken

there he any harm in it if we ihould upon him the character of a partr.t

be in love?" 'Yes, my dear, said for nothing.' "Favours, (aid Nauru

Lady Ai'Bery, a great deal, both with Ar, sometimes lay us under greater ob

respect to you and to him. A woman, sigations than we wish: It is no dif

you know, here as well as in India, it. gi .ice indeed to receive them, but I

destined to one man alone, & a solemn1 ^ feel that it is more generous to decline

ami sacred union makes the pleasure them."——It was to no purpose that

'of loving her duty.' "I know that, Lady Aubrey exclaimed against this ex

s.rvs Nouraly; this is what you call cess of delicacy j Ncuraly >ould hear

marriage." 'Yes, laid Lady Aubrey, no more of idle amusements or useless

.and between man and wife this fri.nd- study. Among such employments as

'snip is laudable; but it is forbidden were suitable to so delicate and tender

between these os different sixes be- a form, she preferred those which re

• fore they marry.' "That seems un- 3 quired ingenuity and address, and she reasonable, says Nouraly, for they was sollicitous only about their affordfh mid Certainly know whether they ing her a maintenance. 'And will love each other, before they are uni- you then ltave us?' said Lady Aubrey. ted; and the probability of their lo- '■* I would, lays Nouraly, put myself vine afterwards is only 111 proportion above the want of every thing but the to theif love before. If Nelson, for ex- pleasure of loving you and Nelson . I ample, loved me as much as I love would set you free from me, it I inhim, it is very clear that each of us C termpt your happiness; but if I can would meet with a proper counter-' contribute to it, you are in no danger parr." 'But don't you fee, said Lady of losing me, I am entirely uleJess, Juliet!, by how many forms and yet I am dear to you; this disinterest rules we are enslaved, and that (or- edness is an example that I ought to tune has not allotted yon to Nil- imitate."

Jon?' "I understand you, fays NoU- Nelson observed Nouraly'* neglect of

raly, casting her eyes; to the_ground; Q amusement, and. application to bufi

I am poor, and Nelson is rich; but 'ness, and knew hot what construction

. surely my misfortune will at least al- to put upon it; he observed also, with

low me to honour and to love benefi- equal surprize, that she had laid by all

. cence and virtue: Is a tree was en- the ornaments of her dress; and he

• dowed with sensibility, it would cer- asked her the reason os it. "I;am, tainly be pleased to set those whocul- said she, with a smile that was mixed t.ivated it repose under its Ihade, with tears, learning how to be poor." breathe the fragrance of its blossoms, E Nelson was struck to the heart by this and taste the sweetnes* 0/ its fruit. I reply ; and suspecting his sister to have am such a tree; I have been cultivated occasioned it, the first time he was aby vou both, and I am endowed with lone with her, he urged her for an extensibility."' planation. This brought on a conLady Aubery smi!ed «t the compari- versaticn, in which Lady Aubrey made

son, but.itnmedtately made her yourlg no secret of her apprehensions: She

.' pupil sensible, tha't nothing could be ~ knew, she said, not only that Nouraly

less decent than what (he supposed to w.i< in love with him, but that he was

be so just. Nouraly-listened, & blushed; in love with her; that this passion

and from this time (he lost all her gai- could not be indulged without great

ety and freedom; her carriage he- injury to Blamlso>d, and that it was

came timid, and her afr reserved; she necessary sometning should be imme

had never till now been mortified by diately dene.

a sense of an inferiority of fortune. It was thought that absence might

What had passed sunk deeply into at least prevent the evil from growing

J*er mind, and going to Lady Aubery worse; and as the season was advan

tlie next morning, " Madam, fays she, G cing in which the family went into the

I find that my life has hitherto been country, it was determined that Nel

son Ihould go alone, and leave Neural; and Lady Juliet in London.

wasted in learning superfluous things. Some art, which wou.d enable me to

iirocure for myself the necessaries of As soon as "Nouraly found that Nil'

life, would have been more useful; fin was gone into the country, and

and I beg that some such ait you had lest her behind him, stie felt as if

would now tearh me." « You have (he had been banished to adesart, and

no need of it. sjid Lady Aubrey; for, abandoned by all nature. She could

setting myself and my brother out of not conceal her distress but she pretended

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tended that it rose from a supposition here at liberty to dispose eyes) of one's that she was the cause of the separa- self; here, the first blessing.of life,.* tion between him and his sister. " You tender and reciprocal affection, ;it ought, Lady Juliet, says stie, to follow transformed into a most dreadful evili your brother; it is I that detain you I mud then tremble to (ttNeifi* again, here: Unhappy creature that I am, « and I must dread nothing so much as leave me to myself, leave me to my giving him pleasure; yet I would give misfortune;." While (he spoke, the my lite to be one moment as amiable tears, that (he before could scarcely in his eyes as he is in mine. Surely, suppress, burst irrefutably away, and the best thing I can do in Inch a conngave her a transient relief. Lsdy y«- try as this, is to leave it; for who 2t*t did every thing that kindness and would day where it is a misfortune to prudence could suggest, to divert her be loved ?'*

mind to other objects, but withoutef- B Nouraly heard frequently of vessels sect; every thing showed that her at- that were to set sail for India, and (he tension was wholly fixed upon Nelson; took the resolution of em^aiking for the very sound of his name threw her her native country,without telling any into visible confusion ; when (lie walk- body a word of the matter. ed out, (he was surprized, writing his But at night, when (he was leaving name in the sand; and at home, her Lady Juliet, and going tobed, (he apartment was decorated with his pic- kissed her hand with an emotion whith Jure: to this (he was continually turn- C (he could neither suppress nor coning her eyes, by a propensity in which ceal. Lady Juliet perceived her lipi the foul was an accomplice, tho' not a press it with unusual ardeur, and that confidant; and Lady Aubrey, for the ' her breast heaved with sighs to which fame reason tint (he persuaded her she would not give vent, brother to leave them, thought it ne- This dear girl, said (he to hersers, ceiTiry to remove it from Tier fight, rj leaves me to-night with an emotion This threw her into a new agony, and that alarms me. She fixed her eyes brought on a warm but tender expos- upon mine with a most touching extulation. Niuraly confessed her pas- pression of tenderness and grief; what Hon, and desired only to indulpe it, new trouble has now seized upon her tho' without return; and could not mind?* These reflections kept her forbear reproiching Ladv Aubrsy with waking the whole night; and fending takingevery opportunity to grieve and early in the mornirfg to fee if Nournjy afflict her. • I do afflict you,said Lady was up, the servant brought word Aubrey, but it is for your fake, and for that (he was not to be found, the fake of him that you love; would B [To bt concluded in oar next.] you make him wretched? He would,

he mult be so if he knew that you Abslrnfl of an AH to frtwitsor the AA

loved him, and yet more if he should ministration of Government, in case tit

Jove you. I cannot farther expl-ua Crt-wiAould descend to an, tstbe chit

mysrlf, but take my word, that this in- jrj„ cr h:S Majesty, being updtr tbi ait

clination. which you are so solicitous 0f lg Jfars . anJ ftf ,bt Care am*

to indulge, must entirely subvert the p Cuar/ianjbip oftheir persons. peace of his mind: Have pity, my

dear, my amiable girl, upon your rip HE preamble to this act mentions, friend and my brother, and spare hiirt JL .that in consequence of a tender the conflict and the remorse thJt must "concern in his Majesty for his faithCarry him to the ?r.we.' Nouraly, ful subjects, and anxious desire _ lo who trembled at this discourse, prtfled provide for every possible event whi. h Lady Juliet, with great earneftnesn, to may effect their happinessor security], tell her why, if Nelson should love her, Q in regard to the administration of i he it would make him unhappy. « To government, as set forth in bis Maexplain myself farther, said Lady Ju. jesty's speech; it is therefore enacted, ties, would be to render one odious. tl.at power be vested in his Majesty of who ought to be dear; but the molt appointing from time to time, by sacred of all duties forbids Nelson to three instruments under his sign mahope that you can be his.' nnal, a guardian to his luctv.tTor, in The affliction of Nouraly at this con- ti cafe the crown (hall descend to any of versation is not to be expressed.— his children being under the age of "What a strange country, soys (he, tUyeirs. Such guaidi.in h to lave do I live in? and what strange ens- the care and maiiagunent os the lnitoms have you established? One is not tion of the person of lUcli i

to execute the office of regent of the Great Britain, or the first Garamission

kingdom; and to be either the Queen, ei in that office for the time being}

or Princess Dowager Q( Wales, or one the Lord President ot the council tor

of the descendants of the late King, the time being ; the Lord Pn<4(.£eat

usually ieliding in Great Britain. for the time being; the L»rd High

A number in success* >n, by way of Admiral of Great Britain, or the tiiit subltitutiqn, in case of death, maybe A commissioner for executing that of

■ nominated to succeed in the guardian- rue j the two principal Secretaries of

(hip and regency; but no more than Staie for the time being; and "the

pne person may ait as such at one Loid Chief Justice ot tne Court of

time; and any such persons are dis- King's, or Qjeen'tBenchfv>r the time

qualified to act as guardians and re- being. x}tn It any ot the King's bro

gents by non-residence, or by marry- t''<M», orbis uncle, (hill die, during

ing a papist. B his-Majesty's rei^n, or 'hall be nomi

• . The instiundents of nomination are .Aatcd regent oil his demise; his Mi

to be sealed with the King's seal i and jelty by three instruments under his

the seals o/ the Archbishop ot Canter- sign, manual, sealed anil deposited

tury, Lord Chancellor, and President as .isorcUid, and revooble at pica

ot the Council; and to be severally sure, may appoint Ioipe other per 16a

deposited with them; But upon the to be of the council 5 and such inltiu

, revocation or alteration of such in- C meius of nomination aie tp be pra

ftrumentsbytheking ordeathofanyof cUued unopened tu the Privy Court

the depositaries, they aie to be deli- fit,

vrred up; as likewise in case of re- The Council is to meet as the re?

. rr.oyal of any of the slid officers of gent fhali direct, and five (where it is

st*te; and on the demise of the king, not otherwise specially provided)

dmingsuch minority,thePrivyCoun- may act.

cil is to assemble, and the said inltru- An oath of office is to be taken by ments are to be there produced and D the regent; and by each member of read. the council, to be administered by tha A peffon guilty qf opening any of Privy Council, and entered in tne the said instruments, without . his. Council Books. The regent and Majesty's order, or refusing to deliver council are to quality themselves as up the fame to.the privy council, in- for offices and places of trull; the recurs the penalties of premunire. gent taking aud subscribing tne oaths One of the instruments being pro- „ and declaration before the Privy duced, is deemed effectual to give Council: and receiving the Sacrament authority 10 the person nominated in one of the Royal Chapels, regent t And all acts of regal power, Upon his Majesty's demise, during done otherwise than by consent and the minority ' of his successor, tlid authority of the regent, are declared Privy Council is to meet, and cause yoid. such successor to be proclaimed, pur The council of regency for assisting si»int to act 12 Will. III. upon pain of the regent, is to consist os their Royal F incurring the penalties ot hjgh treaHighnesses his Majesty's brothers, son. Tne consent of the majority of Eaivard Augustus. Duke of York and five or more os the council is necesAlbany; William Henry, Duke of Glo- sary to make good all creations, parser and Edinburgh, Prince Henry dons, gifts, grants, dispositions, \t\'FreJerick, and Prince Frederick William itructjons, orders, or authorities. The and his Royal Highness his Majesty's regent is disabled to make war or Uncle William Augustus Duke of Cum- n peace; to ratify treaties; or to proberland (the said Prince Henry Fredt- ^ rogue, adjourn, or dissolve the parric*i and Prince Frederick WtiUam, to liament, without the consent of the be member* of the sajd council of majority of the council. Nor may regency, when they shall respectively she regent give the royal assent to. attain the age at years, and not soon- any act "for altering the succession tq er) and al sq of the persons a,nd offi- the crown, as established by act Is cers following, viz. the Archbishop of \lriil. III. or for repealing or altering Cauterburf for the (imc being; the H the act of 13 Charles Is. or os 5 Anne. Lord Chancellor or Lord Keeper, or Members who are appointed by the the firlt Coniminjoner named in any council, in virtue of their dignity or commission for the custody of the office, are to be no longer of the Great Seal of Great Britain for the council,, than tl.ey continue in such time being j the Lord Treasurer of dignity 01 office. Great officers of

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