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The following is taken from tbe London I am not backward to confess, that I

Daily Advertiser, and Literary Gazette, see many unbappy marriages, nay, that from wbicb we made an Extract in our most of those which I have lately been Magazine for June luft, p. 273.

witness to among my acquaintance are

such ; but wh le I see the causes of this, The INSPECTOR, No. 1434 while I can resolve the origin of these milTo the INSPECTOR.

fortunes into principles that no way affect SIR,

A my particular circumstance, why should I 1

terrify myself with apprehenfions, that the THANK you in the events may be alike? I fee women misera. name of my sex for

ble, who have married fools ; undone, your character of a mar- who have married beggars : I see distress ried Cleopatra. Coque. between people who could not but avow try is always contempti- their souls were ill paired together, before ble ; but in a wise it is abey joined their bodies in so lasting a equally absurd and detes.

union ; and diffatisfaction between people table. I have always thought an open, B who have ventured on it without knowing an unreserved generosity of difpofition the whether they were paired or no.

But only turn of mind that does true honour surely, Sir, it is always in the power of to the person who postesses it, and that a rational creature to obviate mischiefs, can rationally recommend us to the good the sources of which are so evident ; nor opinion of one another; and I cannor per- can any one have a right even to complain suade myself, but that the diffimulation of the event, who has in wantonness, or in which wou'd disguise and conceal a wo- obftinacy, disregarded the means. A mutual man's affection from the man who has it, C friend hip, an uninterrupted harmony of and who deserves it, is as mean as that minds, is the great end to be regarded in which deludes him into a belief that he is

a prospect of marriage ;; where other poffefied of it, when the person who em- motives are admitted but as concomitant, ploys it, is coorçious that in her heart the they never fail to thake the throne of this despises him.

content ; where they are made the princi. You will be surprized, Mr. Inspector, pals, they cannot but destroy it. at this freedom of sentiment in a female Cap the woman who sees her lover in purcorrespor.dent ; but I am to tell you, that suit of her fortune, suppose he will ever regard I am part that troublesome period of a D her person more than as an incumbrance woman's life, in which a hardly justifiable on it? Or can fhe, who sees a man willing reserve checks many an innocent, nay, to enter into the most folemn engagements many a laudable declaration. I am mar. with her, he knows not why, wonder ried, Sir, and it is in the fulness of the that he afterwards grows fick of them withjoy which an ingenious mind feels on its out any better knowing the reason ? Equabeing freed from a necessity of acting a licy of fortune is tlie only rational foundapart which it disdains, that I open my tion on which a life of happiness is to be heart to you. I must expect your raillery, E expected under a union of this kind : Inand that of the world, when I tell you terest on either side must abate the tenderthat I, who am so senlible of the advan. ness, and but a suspicion of it, which will tages and so full of the transports of matria be sure to appear at one time or other, mony, have enjoyed it but a week ; but where there is so rational a foundation, as I know my happiness built on a rational will be sufficient to break in upon that foundation, I am sensible it will be pose mutual confidence of affection, on which manent.

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can be established. Even love, in is warmest would not thank me for it so long as the
height, is but an ill foundation on which union lasted.
to build the hopes of a lasting amity ; it The love of admiration is too natural in
is in its nature a short-lived, a tranfient every woman, who has any tolerable claim
paffion ; and unless there be merit to fup- to it; and I fancy my heart spoke the lan-
portit, connected with the form that guage of the whole sex, when it long dis-
first excited it, grows cold and tasteless fuaded me from matrimony, under the opi-
as soon as that form lias lost its charm of A pion of its robbing me of that homage ;

but, specious as this pretence may have apo
If I may be permitted, Sir, to give my pri. peared to a thousand, it has deceived them
vate opinion as to the virtues and qualifica. all. The bride is set in a more conspicu.
tions, on which the continuation of that de. ous point of view than the unmarried beau-
light I at present enjoy is to depend, I ihould ty; the receives the adoration that has been
declare incegrity of heart the first principle, used to be paid at her thrine with more
and the second good sense. I do not know than equal pleasure, because she now, knows
that either of there would succeed without it is difinterested ; ard she will continue to
the other, or that both in combination in B receive it as iongʻas her title to it remains
one of the persons would promise any bet- with her : She may be affured she would
ter; they must be mutual, in order to have received it no longer than this in a fin-
their taking effect ; but when mutual, gle ftate ; but the period would, in that
what is there that can disturb the tranquil. case, have been infinitely more distressful
lity of the joys they inspire ?

The autumn of beauty is, in a wife, an as It may seem hard, perhaps, to expect miable season ; but, in her who has refus. that reason thould be allowed a right to ed the charms that are now fading to all dicłale in a case, where passion seems to C that follicited her, it is ever a time of conlay in its utmost and its (airest preten- tempt and insolent triumph in those who tions ; but unless the effects of paffion would have once adored them. were as equal and as permanent as those It is with infinite pleasure, Sir, that I of reason, it is evident that we abuse our. find the thousand schemes, that always felves, if we suffer it to determine for us crowd at once upon the mind of unmarria in an affair of so high importance, and ed women whom the world calls agreeable, which is to be of such long continuance. ar an end : I have conviction now, of what I argue , I have noe from the imagination, in all this ; and D there is no pleasure but in tranquillity: 1 I take pride in telling you, that the source find myself happy to-day, and I enjoy it of that happiness my heart is at this time with double satisfaction, as I am fenfible so full of, has been my marrying a man that to.morrow will bring the same claim whom I esteemed rather than loved, in to my fatisfaction. If I am abroad, I repreference to one whom I loved, but could ceive the praises of the men with a pleanot esteem.

sure I never knew from them before, as the I was not without my terrors in this ha. assurances of my being pleasing in the eyes zardous Rep; but they were groundless. E of the only person in the world to whom ! Qualities that comorianded my respect soon wish to appear fo. If I am at home, I feel endeared the man to me who possessed a joy in his approbation that makes me them, and who seemed to know no value laugh at myself for being pleased with the in them, but as they might be made sub. others. fervient to my happiness ; and I at once I know this is an enviable ftate ; but I trembled at what might have been the ef. would have all who envy it possess it. It fects of my former infatuation, and de. is in every woman's power, almost at any spised my heart for yielding to it. I found


time, to marry with prudence ; and the myself happier than my very ideas had who rightly distinguishes between being pru. reached even in expectation, when I had dent and being interested ; who is as cau. indulged them to their utmost scope in their tious of receiving, as of conferring an ohformer prospect; and I am convinced I ligation in point of fortune' ; and who mall continue so, because I owe it to one, makes a choice, in which, when the ho. whose sole pleasure is the feeing me pleased. ney-moon of fondness is over, neither will

If it were poffible for me, Sir, to do have occafion to be ashamed of the other, justice to my own sensations on this occasi - will not fail to find, in marriage, all the on, I should be the means of equal happi- G happiness that at present overflows in the nels to thousands. I should be the most hcart of eloquent of all pleaders in the cause of ma

Your bumble Seruant, trimony; and I should have the infinite ad

AMANDA. vantage of not making one convert who

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