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I HE BITF.!? BIT.â(lluisToi. MARRIAGE. )  E InTI::{ BIT. BtISTCl. ,L:uu.\GE.) [ From the Cupidity is always credulous. the shark bites at a red rag. The rapacious grasping tiiaii is nu easy dupe. In most cases of imposture it will be remarked that the suf- ferer's greedioe-s 111's led him into the snare. Yet the dul,e ii I)itied by people u ho doa't asK themselves the question what lie was about, what was the character of the spiculation in which he was overreached. I'lic r(.giie oit,ii aufles tor I.is victim with the temptation of a rfguery, half ti-e fraud which succeed in the world would tail if they encountered a few h ntst scruples on the part of the persons on whom the attempts are made. An old gentltman is tuld tiiat a youug woman with a lartre fortune is in IlJv with him, he believes it because he t is instantly ardently iu love w ith her fortune, lleconsents readily to marry her without having seen her. for all that he cares about is htr money, Th«.ut;h his affianced is a low, uncducatt (f, valour woman, he is not deterred frpm i his match wl.en he at la.st sees what she is mi, her sup- posed money makes him ipiite conteut with his engage- II went; and it is only when he discovers too late that the woman has 1,0, the fortune upon hich he had fixed his affcctinii.s, that he tiuds out also that the lady is more fit to be his servant than his wife. He has a right to com- plain of the imposture, hut hot that his wife is a low per- son, uneducated, auti vulgar, for that he must h1t\e per- ceived (uuless the love of litfruione) had completely hliuded him) in the at quaiutance, short as it WHS, before Ills mar- riage. 1 iie whole is a fraud hut ffif,rk the s, r did motive that has made the man the easy ilnpt. If lie had beta iuformcd fh.it a womau without fortune was in love with him lie would probabiy have laughed at such a clumsy attempt to take him in, 01', if very credulous and vtry suseeptmle, would at least have ii,si>ttd oil an ac- quaintance, and on assuring himself that the lady was agiteabie, and of a ch.uaclir that would promise him hap- piness and rtspectanility. hut in the case of a fortune, the lortune, and nothing but the fortune, was thought of We confess that we have no pity for a dupe 01 this kind, j and the example should [joint me moral of tiie dai.ger ol I Soldi.! cupidity- In a larce proportion of the cases oi frli..ù IC:\t to the vl¡!t.y of the impostoi is the mcauuess, or tAoiiie [Ãall meaiiueas, 01 the dupe. USE"UL HINTS TO SHIPOWNERS. â It is well known :0 ''hemists that carbonic acid gits j, a substance which immediately eX'.iiieuisiie. fi.e, the existence of ih â la tier b:i .g totally incompatible with the presence ot the ga nent ouamu y of thi.- gas uil !> >nr d in reservo i rs, lor A..eminent m.»n has aivi -cd thai ml ship., should carry a L I .l t .11 or piwciifijii ef h csc dies at sea vvaic h

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