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A STORY TOO TRUE.

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SERIES OF LETTERS,

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Parties whose Names would perhaps be mentioned

were they less known or less lamented.

GOVERNOR.
CROONOKO.

Who did the bloody Deed ?
" The Deed was mine.

Bloody I know it is; and I expect
Your laws should tell me so. Thus self condemn'd,
I do refion myself into their hands;
The hands of Justice.
If this be not Love, it is Madness;
and, then, it is pardonable.

OLD, BAT.

OR. 5. 3.

HARTWELL.

DU B L I N:

PRINTED BY JAMES AND RICHARD BYRN, No. 18,

SYCAMORE-ALLEY,
FOR THE PROPRIETOR.

M.DCC.LXXX.

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It is not necessary to say any thing by way of Preface, ihan to desire the Reader, who feels an Inclination to censure any of these Letters, will recollect the Persons by and to whom, and the Situations in which, they were written.

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Letter Memoirs of Miss Ray.

Page Mr. H. to Miss—. Huntingdon, Dec. 4, 1775.

On drinking—he will not forget their

appointment.
The Same to the Same. Huntingdon, Dec. 6. 3

Declares he will take no advantage of
her confeffion tat she loves hin-offers
to share his little fortunes with her
but, if love conquers gratitude, protetts
that the shall pronounce the victory and

the prize. 3. Miss-to Mr. H. Huntingdon, Dec. 7: 6

After some struggle fhe declares the vic-
tory and the prize, and appoints the next

day for the latter.
Mr. H. to Miss Hunting. the fame date. 8

Refuses to accept the prize, heavenly as
it is, under the roof of his host and her
benefactor-apology for female frailty-

“Celia's picture."
The Same to the Same. Hunting. Dec. 8. 13

In consequence of something which had
past between them, he formally relea'es
her from a solemn promise, which she had

made him of bliss on that day. 6. Mifs to Mr. H. Hinchinbrook, 10 Dec. 14

Complairs of the kindness of his letters
and his conduct; of his offering to fell
out of the army, and to marry her-
“ Auld Robin Gray"-begs to see him

the next day. 7.

Mr. H. to Mits- Huntingdon, 13 Dec. 18

On epistolary prefaces-gratitude for
the prize he received yesterday-40 such
word as fatiety.
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hint from the Duke of C. and Lady G.

at St. Alban's.

17. Mr. H. to Miss – Hunting. 26 Feb.

47

Impatient for her journey-lines on her

birth day-chas fent his servant off to pre-

pare things where she is to stop.

18. Miss to Mr. H. Hinchinbrook,

27

Feb. 50

His schemes are planned in vain-it is

settled she goes up post, and goes

through in a day.

19. Mr. H. to Miss — Hockerill, 1 March.

52

Does not thank her for contirving to stop

at Hockerill, because she enjoined him

not; and the purity of his affection will

not suffer him-reminds her of a key fhe

promised him to the Admiralty, but de-

clares Lord S-'s roof Thall never more

be insulted with their joys-a fong.

20. The Same to the Same. Can. Cof. Ho. 17 Mar. 55

Protests folemnly that what he had just

told her about marrying her, came from

the bottom of his heart-never shall be

in his senses till the consents-will never

more suffer her to make him happy, till

she suffers him to make her his wife.

The Same to the Same, The same date. ib.
Insilts upon her explaining what the
meant just now, by an infuperable reason

for not marryirg him.

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Mifs -- to Mr. H. Admiralty, the same day. 57

Fate stands between then-they are

doomed to be wretched why cannot

they imitate Faldoni and Teresa?--hhe

could die with pleasure by his hand-

her insuperable reason is the circumstance

of her debtsthe swears she will never

marry him while she owes a fhilling--

thanks him for determining to drop all

particular iniercourse till their marri-

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