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VHA N7A?VAG§81'A.' „ RTTIKR I;*TI:A.CTS' raoM.) ju U-R'EMINISC £ S)$J £ §. •' -My^e^r, scWoKd!?.y-S,> sw jtii.e^haypje.vt yfnu' •' -My^e^r, scWoKd!?.y-S,> sw jtii.e^haypje.vt yfnu' «-•- iyer. sfti -iu ycntr I'i fc/T^ris^ ja 5«ftersil,<\ht} .'ypiirtmsj. arfC consolatory Sp^>eh, addressed to a .child on it^.sc-bnoTfbr the firstfkMe. The narei.ii drive off, and expatiate £ V1 .the way 'h¡)Ile()HttÚ('. peculiar advantages:'—*delightful « -situation, salubrious «ii">* — extensive play- proiiniC-—' first urte masters,'—' -strict attention a ud to health arut/Kiora«s,—and nil. the etceteras .j Avouch are. and are not. set forth .in .the. w.ell- -worded advertisements of Seminaries for Y-oung. ijaiiitfs,' t<f% corrse, preeminently- pos, Ivy tiui to \hÜ:h'ht'Y have jpsi- <coas3fgneu their darling. Mean while the weeping child is led back irrto the house, tirtiid, p;iie and trembling, to ascertain in time, through the inetbiun of "^acfc-btiimis and stocks, dtruces 'tape and dtunh- 'TielU", long lessens, if not short -commons, tyrao- "••Utieal greit girls, and mischievous little- onss, \hat. Schooldays are-not tbe happiest of life, v object seems to a home- > side chid -1 The desolate looking school rOQln, all pohfts'with the awful inxtitiments piihishniW'.t, and the no less uwlul Instruments i»f li*arnir.»; the appearance of the whole hjoiisf) • so very different from that of hot ne •(forbidden. -to hol4 aflý'(:ltÙlijJrihi:L- tibn, with fhe young ladies') gliding--about ftijie I the familiars in t't.e-H-n'lUisilion'ithe governess 'herself sd precise, so, priijetit; so provokin^ly Correct at all times,—never even hir, a.sihfift losing herself, or allowingot^ifj^'fo'lose" tile -chiiiiitg consciousnes.s of her J A&*V- the j)oarHind«r tvaahtrs, bepttiWd tb > tfie governess, and as much as the paptfef ;>r;g^ng| jalty. piis trusted by one .party, despisetllly. t?Ye' other, and in all4 state trials,' blatned by h^tltY' -by, the distress for.not preventing thrnffencte; %• the>giris for not everting the <punj^m"erit.i< Poor souls It is never their turn to be off duty —they are always in the sentry-box + i'll ùt we miserable or happy, they" must Irothmugh": the business -of the school.' Day f0iiowi,day;w .tie •so like another, that the roonotohy of Tuesday, liS, sfcarcelyto be distinguished frolllthemmmtony V *»f Momlayit-^class follows class ;^th £ Wl £ the obstinate. the stupid, and the disagreeable, are "itivariably-- quartered in their Mari^nall'sf Questions' succeed Thomson's Seasons or ■perhaps for variety, Thomson's Seasons* suc- ceed Manxnall's Questions,' enlivened by an herlastiui..fteration of the school phrases,«*' My dear don't s My love hovy you poke ,!—- Pa*s the black mark to Miss Y.V' Miss B. I shall fine you for talking,' &c. &c. Theri the out of-school-howrs miseries—of possessing, the odium, without the power of keeping guard over a set of raw arrogant ill-bred gii-is- of enduring the noise and nonsense by which they indemnify themselves for former decorumof fixiajseams, ^mending pens,—looking over exercises*—mak- ing the little ones* learn their lessons, and a hundred other equally jileasant occupa^i/xcis, pre-- paratory to the next (lay's duties. T|ien the having tea sent into the school-rooin.;—nd thy stahdinginaweofthe'Brst c)ass/ who are all so satiricaly"—and, misery the last, being looked upon by governess, upper teachers, masters and pupils, as the fag end and sel vage of the whole concera If the Indian doctrine were true, it <vo«Iti be lamentable to transmigarte into the form a-mail-coach horse, but ob how much more • lamentable would it be to transmigrate into that < of under teacher, in a targe vutgar blua. board 'boRI'ding. school.. There is generally sach a peculiarity a.bout every body, and every thing connected with a (. school, that one may easily discover them Without any previous knowledge. We find ontthe young ady '.at home for the holydays, by the yes' v- „«nd^'Bo;' (her only English in company)—by ;the repeated drawings up. as though her'feyes sud- denly encountered the vision of a back board, a^cl bv the ^e.fn4. ^"lBoklng.V You discover the Schoolmistress | takiag.A, stp during the vacation' notwithstanjiinf; §11. her: efforts to be coHtillating and generallj' by her precise, steady lectureVgivingj ifttj^ <jf voice She listens to you as though she-were; heading a lesson —speaks much and wejj no accent'— promMiCiation'—r^ di,sciplir^'rTT?ipEl children's capacities f-the importance of be- in thoroughly, grounded in graonnar'—and the ev ils of a neglected education.' Y^u ar^yilen^; in a ittiirute from the fear ot breaking on.« jof Murray's two and twentyrutes of synta, < V The|governess is only anxious that her young people'should be clever at com position, ''lioJd ,uf) their heads' and make an excellent appearance at church.' She has a public reciting day, at th of each half vear and keeps a Frenc|»!teaolV)M wko. (like all other French teachers) was a ^ts-sffai of consequence before the Revolution.v. As I liave obtained possession of a rral young ^Tady's letter-a genuine production of the age of folly—unadulterated with the slightest mixture 'oret)al[pc)tl sense, 1 venture to lay it b^fflre the reader, and shouti) the fair scribe recognis.e h«jr own composition, she must consider its insertion as a proof that it is excellent—of its kind, t'he reader will percfiive that the writer h^s left,s'cjiool liolvtl,,Lys. t. My dearest R.o"at)f"lla'Aone,-Ajt;wo\tld ? lie utterly impossible for me to ctose tRy vves withoaf addressing )ny dearest frieadv thi^-i.first day of our sdtt sad separation, I hastei?. tg |5Gf$wl (jtdre the y<»iing la(lyvspeaks. iiteraHyyarfp^liBies ere iny ciiuHe*<|i»ite burns out. ( reached ihfline about three hoitirs smce, after a dread fail)) shak- ing, though at the same time, most dchghf/ut journey. For the first five miles we had the moon with as and as we came overGobbleshaw C'omiiwn, the scene was altogether beyond my powers of description, though you have often kindly complimented miei upon thein. 11, i I ,in(.ily et)iiil)iirt ii tiieln.' I ipng for you, my dearesl fRosa bel I a Vo u <JffiW aj ways Ufulerstand all my feelings, and svipp^fhisH in all my tria^, of which you know i hiv^Mfad not a few. The, *oo^n.-sh^ne bright, aad ttft? moi.nt.iins in th& d'fo^rnc^.tver^'so dfjfk, djSJ ftp- 'htiath. which bloomed on all sides, smelt se sweet niid there was n«t the least noise except the •rumbling of the coach wheels, and the snicking oi the coachman's whip^altogether to bbh jast re- leased -from tbat-nasty odioiw prison of a school, and that disagreeable stwigy creature the gover- tiess, always poking* a^out and scolding one for •something, thoagh one comfort is, I don't care a farthing for her wow-r-it was the most tiiiMimiely ■grand, Kwrejilg pretty spectacle I ever beheld ve. liow soiiiethitig iery -til you. but it is VftcA a secret that you mast pmiHisfi J'ai'hjuJfy not to tU it any one- not eveiY to LOlua, or Mariana, or Belinda, or I any other (vf intimate friends. Why theii my: dear, a young gentleman I coach —I reaUy harnly like to tell you, bat 1 know it wilUje as alvoelf; well (hen, when I got into the Coach I thought he looked vfry oddly at ine, aixi so by and by, ( pulled out mv Album and began to read the verses that all the i girls had written in it tor me, aad then he asked ijie whether I ..was fond ofpoety, and a|trt>at i»any- more,quesiij'-ns, and seemed to listen Hf-ithi.sweA Interest'when'I told him who I Nv-m anj where I ¡ lived and thi'f! he insisted upon seeing the Alburn^ <>-aii wrote so<iit• of the sited?verses in it \'t) 11 ■eve* ri-ail. L inust not forget to tell you that. he. gave such a t'gh when he returned the book, anJ.r ,}; "piite made rae blusti bv th««mpbas.^ lie la*»(J oit, )is words when ne said, 't wis.i I weie a glove tpon that hand, tliat i im^ht touch that cliee4 but; of cowrie, T shall not think atiV thing about t. His is n,is the most beautiful eyes, and hair, and teeth, ind Sir^Jei you can imagine, liis dress, too, was -bottle Coal, with gilt uuttons, bright biiff waistcoat, and whifo trousers. He is only SHventeeu, but he looks at least(-yentij ?jrd leaves schp>)! in "half a y.ear. ffe has c<ns- 'fiv. the nicest plan for sending loiter:; to file," ind the moment I'get one I wilt send vou copy; foi as it will be the first that either <;( us iiave ■ver had, you will of course btv anxious to see what a koi lov^ letter, is like. I Kin afraid 1 shall find it very dull and stupid at home these holvdavs, for mamma talks of inv sketching, atid oin on with my F and then I know 1 shall have to teach T.ucy and Jann their lessons, and help fomend the stockings, (lo q hundred things tiiit lean't bear. k,tili) think, dnÜ'.t y () U.t h at it I, I liat %Vet our hfrlydavs all to,ourselves ? Poor Theodore, I dare say he is vel'Y,' unlra^pv, for he sighed so wheti he squeezed my nshdat parting, and I think I saw the tears in his eyes. Pray write to me, my dearest Rosabella, directly, and give me your advice bow I ought to proceed in this .-affair. But pray don't teli any one. I shall write to, pa, Belinda, Isabella, and all the rest our to-iirorrow, so I seiwl no tneS- sages. •> Arlieu my beloved Rosabella A nne ;t think of v me siunetinies, and believe me to be with the greatest sincerity, your t^ver faithful, awl most tmly atMtUtriate. s "JULIANA i-w, P. S. I forgot to say that frouiniy duscrip. non, Theodore sHid ^oi^ must be a most iitfereit- character.—Again adieu/' t t



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