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tears, she relied upon their better judgment. But I have one particular request to make, tha all due respect may be paid to his obsequies.”
“Oh,” continued she, “what a loss is mine ! there fell the fairest flower of the field, almost without a fault. Gaming he naturally abhorred; and as for duelling—
Here she sunk upon the bed, and could say no more; and here must the curtain drop, after the concluding moral.
The physician, turning to Mr. Worth, with a deep sigh exclaimed, “Such are the fatal effects of one desperate error!
“ From that curst fount what various evils flow!
Gaming—thou source of every human woe!
“ True,” says Mr. Worth ; "and such is the prevalence of fashion, which is stronger than either the passions that Nature gave us, or the habits that we give ourselves.
“The ruling manners, to no bounds confin'd,
Concur with habit to enslave the mind.
END OF VOLUME III.
THE SUBSTANCE OF TWO JOURNEYS MADE IN THE
YEARS 1776 and 1777.
-Of antres vast, and deserts idle,
SIR WATKIN WILLIAMS WYNNE, Bart.
Sir, Every one will see the propriety of dedicating these Remarks on North Wales to you, who
possess so considerable a part of that country ; and yet, Sir, this is not the motive of my Address ;it is from a high regard to that public and private character which has hitherto been an ornament to society, and which, I trust, will continue to adorn the age with those virtues of which your ancestors were such eminent examples.
I have the honour to be,
With great respect,