immediately after I quitted. Paris, so that facts will serve to explain all the circummy wife experienced an accumulation of stances of the sequel. A modest tablet misery and abandomnen", which it is appears in Pere la Chaise and not far from difficult to ion”gine. Letter after letter it another; the none indicates, the spot was despatehed, informing me of "her where the remains of the comte and his melancholy staro. Such, however, was unhappy lady are deposited, the other the rapidity of the emperor's movements, perpetuates the memory of ('hiff nier and and the consequent difficulty of corres. iis worthy spouse. To this spot Albert and pondence, that these letters did not reach Josephine from time to time repair, bearmetill my wife had fallen a victim to her ing in their hands each a chaplet which fate. Six days o to her part-they place upon the graves of their parents ing with her insant, she ceased to exist.aud benefactors. a Heaven knows what pains I have taken . . e. -*. . . . to oi, o what anxious. days. and nights. I have *...* * * * * * * * * * * * o T passed in endeavouring to disgover i.

- was its - **** it to fispring of my beloved wif | AN EXTRACT, ** * o offspring o beloved wife, among, the *** ***, *, * * * *. j oil. received at i. try. You that sit easy and joyous amidst ing period in the Hospital des Enfans Trou-your commodious apartments, solacing ves. -I have been able to collect, those yourselves in the diffusive warmth of your melancholy particulars respecting my un-fire, be mindful of your brethren, in the happy wis, from various sources, and my cheerless tenements of poverty. . Their seeings have been rocked with a degree shattered dwelling, are open to the rude of anxiety and regret which I felt too blasts of . Feaven—a tattered garment well convinced would accompany the re-scarcely covers their shivering flesh, and maining days of my life: the bitterness of a few embers rather mook, than warm destiny is suddenly, and F may say, mi- their emaciated limbs. While you are raculously softened, and mv heart is now surrounded with all the comforts and luxrelieved from a portion of the weight uries of life, O remember that many of which preyed upon its peace,” o your sellow creatures, amidst all the rigAster an interchange of the most tender our of these inclement skies. are lon in affection Josephine and her foster parents sickness, benumbed with age, and pining separated for the first and last time; and with hunger-Let them bless, you for the comte having embraced them with the consortable, clothing ; restore them with most lively cordiality they resought their medicine; regale them with food, and homely but now comparatively, deserted baffle the raging storm; so that you may mansarde. They had not been at home never ..". of these distresses but by more than half an hour before. Albert the tender feeling of commisseration.' " made his appearance, bearing a letter from - * - a the comte' which contained directions for *receipt of an annuity of fifteen-hun-d dred francs which was to continue as long is both or either of them might live. The union of Albert and Josephine is an

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Author of “...Mary Morris,” “The Groomsman,” “JMr Johnson,” “Abelard to Heloise,” &c.—

Note. This tragedy is founded upon strength of this penchant has latterly aba

incidents in the early pages of French

history. Act. 2, Scene 2, is similar— very similar, to the same act of Shakspeare's Macbeth. I would have avoided the coincidence if possible, but found it impracticable without materially injuring historical truth. It was written, not with the slightest design for theatrical fepresentation, but merely as pastime to rescue the hours from ennui during the summer days of

1836. After its completion it was peru

sed by a circle of intimate friends and subsequently laid upon the shelf where it would have remained in manuscript obscurity till the day of judgment perhaps had not the earnest solicitations of one or two of the above mentioned friends induced me to revive it in its present form. It is as it is—I do not expect to reap any laurels from the publication of it, but intend, in familiar language, merely to let it go for what it will fetch. While yet very young I imbibed a strong prediliction for dramatic literature. I was a constant visiter at o representation and read with avidity every play, comedy, melo-drama,farce or tragedy that I could lay my hands upon. The

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ted very much. I formerly preferred the style of blank-verse to either that of prose or poetry—my taste has changed—l now prefer either of the latter; consequently I have composed the following pages in prose. I am not however without a precedent;-Pizarro by Sheridan, and The Gamester by Edward Moore are wellknown productions which are deservedly popular upon the stage.


Dr. LaRA, a nobleman of France.
Bonav ENTURE, another,
Montalt, the intimate friend of the King.
Lothaire, the King's favourite
St. Pi ERRE DuvAL, abbot of a convent.
URALDo, captain of the guard.
Tha EE Monks, belonging to the convent.


Guards, officers, noblemen, ladies, monks, nuns, cit izens, soldiers, sentinels, &c.

ACT 1.

Scror 1. An apartment in the royal p. 1 cc. The King enters, followed by Lothaire—he opers ongry, and the actions of the other are expressive of a desire to appease him.

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