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HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, THE BELLES LETTRES,
JULY to DECEMBER, INCLUSIVE
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For JULY, 1809.
“ We shall never envy the honours which wit and learning obtain in any other cans, if we cau be numbered ainong the writers who have giren arduur to visine, and contidence to liuihDH. JOHASOS,
ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. The ADVENTURES and TRAVELS, in comfortable circumstances. As they
various Parts of the Globe, of were, at the same tiine, upright and Henry Vogel. Translated from honest, so they had the happiness of the German.
being beloved and prized by ihe inhaSir,
bitants of the place. Their marriage
was regarded, by all, as a pattern of T LATELY picked up a work, in connubial happiness; and if ever there
Gernian, containing an account was a blisstul union, in which each of the travels and adventures of a party finds the highest comfort in Derson of the name of Henry Vogel, mutually administering to each other's into almost every quarter of the globe. joy, that union was enjoyed by my I read it with much pleasure; and, parents. 225 no translation of it has been given, My mother indeed (as well as I can in England, I have thought that it recollect) was not handsome in perwould not be an uninteresting subject son or countenance, but she was the for the pages of the Universal Maga- more agreeable in her discourse. She zine'. Not only an. isement but in- possessed penetration and taste, but struction will be derived. I send you, without appearing, learned or wittyi herewith, a portion of the translation, her mind was gentle, her deportment and, if it is inserted, I will supply a refined, and her heart full of goodsimilar quantity each month till the ness. With all these advantages, she whole is conipleted.
gought only to keep the affections of I remain, Sir,
my father, to encrease them, and Your obedient servant,
more especially to fulfil every duty
of her lite according to her capacity. Kensington, July 4, 1809.
If my father was compelled to ride
out upon business, or if he was inPART THE FIRST. vited to the company of a friend, she CHAPTER 1.
took the opportunity of visiting somo
of her friends or relations with us Parentage and Education.
children; but this she never did when Before I make the reader acquainted he was at home, that she might not with the history of my life, with the lose any of his conversation. events of my thirty years absence from In the minds of her children she my native country, and with the cause inculcated tlie niost implicit obediof that absence, I think it will be ence and the most profound reverence necessary to communicate to him towards their father, and in no case some mformation of my parents, my did she ever seek to be preferred to youth, and my education; that so he him. Her household she regulated may be better enabled to understand upon the simple principles of order, many parts of the following history. substantial economy, and the dis
Pockelslog was the place where, charge of becoming duties. Gossips in 1740, I first saw the light. My and newsmongers she could never parents rented there some excellent endure: bad servants she either adland, and by strict economy they had monished or discharged: good ones gradually established then selves in she prized and rewarded If she