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ties of Zips and Liptau in the north, drank of it, and then added twenty from whence it is sent into Poland. creutzers (about eight-pence) for The Polith magnates are the best cach glass to the scot of every customers, particularly for the aut. drinker of Tokay.--Tokay is no bruche, which is the deareft Eu- doubt à fine wine, but I think no ropean wine that is: here in the ways adequate to its price : there country, a bottle of the best is va- aré fèw of my countrymèn, except lued always at about a ducat, that on account of its 1carcénéss, who is near half-a-guinea. I dined would not prefer to it good claret once at the coffee-house at Peft or Burgundy, which do not coft awith a few friends : we had only a bove one-fourth of the price. Some plain dinner, for which we paid but of the sweetish Spanish wines, beg. a moderate price: besides common ging its pardon, are in my opinion wine we had some Tokay : when equally good; and unless it be very the waiter came to be paid, he alk- old, it is too sweet for an Englished each how many classes ke had man's palate.”

Account of the FERMENT for Breañ used at DEBRETZIN.

[From the same Work.]


ter flavoured bread than is divided into small pieces about that made here I never ate; nor the size of a hen's egg or a small did I ever see elsewhere such' large orange, which are dried by being loaves. Were I not afraid of being placed upon a board and exposed to accused of taking advantage of the a dry air, but not to the sun : when privilege of travellers, I should say dry they are laid by for use, and they were near half a yard cubed. may be kept half a year. This is As this bread is made without yeast, the ferment, and it is to be used in about which such a hue and cry is the following manner : for a baking often raised, and with a substitute of fix large loaves, six good handwhich is á dry mars, that may be fulls of these balls are taken and easily transported, and kept half a diffolved in seven or eight quarts year or more, I think it may be of of warm water. use to my country, for me to detailed through a fieve into one end the Debretzin art of making bread. of the bread-trough, and three The ferment is thus made: two quarts more of warm water are good handfulls of hops are boiled poured through the fieve after it, in foár quarts of water ; this is and what remains in the fieve is poured opon as much wheaten bran well preffed out: this liquor is as can be well moistened by it; to mixed up with so much flour as to this are added four or five pounds form a mass of the fize of a large of leaven : when this is only warm, loaf: this is strewed over with flour, the mafs is well worked together to the ficve with its contents is put mix the different parts. This mass upon it, and then the whole is cois then put in a warm place for vered up warm, and left till it has



This is pour:

risen enough, and its surface has be- warm room half an hour ; and after gun to crack : this forms the leaven. that they are put in the oven, Then fifteen quarts of warm water, where they reinain two or three in which lix handfulls of falt have hours according to the fize. The been diffolved, are poured through great advantage of this ferment is, the fieve upon it, and the necessary that it may be made in great quanquantity of four is added, and mix- tities at a time, and kept for afe. ed and kneaded with the leaven; Might it not on this account be this is covered up warm, and left useful on board of thips, and likefor about an hour. It is then form- wise for armies when in the field ?" ed into loaves, which are kept in a


The Effects of BeneFiCENCE more extensive than are foreseen, or intended, illustrated in the STORY of Dr. CLEMENT,

[From the PHILANTHROPE.] R.Eden of Wildrose-hall had poft-chaise drove up to his door; and

made his fortune in India. à servant informed him, that an A very short time before his return old gentleman, wished for permit. , to England, having seen at Calcutta fion to pass the night in his house,

an amiable and beautiful young He learned too that the ftranger lady, the cousin and companion of was jufi come from the Continent ; lady Alwin, the wife of colonel that he was on his way from Col. Alwin; and never considering her chefter to London ; that the driver, small or no dowry as any objection, not well acquainted with the counhe asked, and received her hand. He try, and confounded with the vioregarded her beauty, amiable dispo- lence of the tempeft, had mistaken fitions, and elegant accomplith- the lane that led to Wildrote-hall ments as sufficient dowry; nor was for the road to Rumford ; and that he disappointed in his choice, for the gentleman was to very ill, that she was as deserving as she was he could not venture to go even as fair. On his return to Britain, he far as the nearest ind. It is needpurchased a fine house and exten: less to say, that he was received five park in the weitern part of Er- with the kindest welcome. Por, sex; and having nothing where- besides that Mr. Eden's humanity withal to accute himself during his would have so inclined him; there refidence in the East, and being was something particularly interefttherefore as easy in mind as in ex- ing in the gray hair, dignified cou. ternal circumstances, he flattered rage, open countenance, and dehimself with the prospect of happi- jęčted air of the stranger. He repels.

mained some days at the hall till ha “ One dark autumnal evening, somewhat recovered, and in that soon after he had taken potseifion time the prepoffeffions of Eden in of his illa, while fitting in his par. his behalf grew into ftrong attachJour during a dreadful itorm of ment. rain, thunder, and lightning, a " have been indeed unfortu.




• nate,' said the old gentleman, "his successor confidered me as no giving some account of himself as less neceflary to himself than I foon as his strength permitted him; • hrad been to his father. At • and I know not that my misfor length, however, my melancholy • tunes are at an end. I was hap was growing into despondency & • pily establiihed in the early part • I had been eighteen years in a • of my life as a physician in the state of captivity; my health was North of England. By the death vifibly impaired, and the young • of a maternal uncle in the itland emperor, with an humanity which

of Antigua, and whose name I "I must commend, consented to ' was by his will appointed to af. ' my departure. Nor did he part • sume, I fucceeded to a considera- ' with me without expressions of ble fortune. It was necessary, 'friendthip; and an ampic com

however, that I should go tbither pensation, not for the bondage I • to receive the investiture and • had endured, but for the services • pofleflion of his property and • I had rendered him. I returned • estates. The vessel in which I by Italy and Germany, on ac• failed was seized by a Moorish count of the troubles in France ; • pirate; was carried to Barbary ; • and coming from Hamburgh to

and I was never heard of, I be • Colchester, I am not more af• lieve, by my friends : for the go « flicted with fatigue and weak• vernor of Mogadore learning my 'ness, than with anxiety to receive * profeffion, sent me immediately, “inteiligence of my family, which

to Fez, to render what assistance . confifted, at the time I left them, • I could to the emperor of Mo of a wife, and infant of three • rocco, who was at that time af


old. If they survive, I may • flicted with a dangerous malady yet be happy: I left them in ealy • I was willing, from every conti • circumitances, and to the care of • deration, to give him all the aid ? an affectionate friend.

But if • in my power; and hoped that if they survive not l' he sighed, and . I was successful, my freedom his voice faltered, if they survive • might be the price of my services, • not! would to heaven that I also • But I was cruelly disappointed. “ were dead! or had never $ My success in reitoring the em

turned !' peror to health, made hiin con “Eden's sympathy, and defire of

ceive me lo necessary to his wel- affording him relief, need not be * fare, that he would not suffer me doubted. He inquired by what ' to depart : fo that observing my address he might procure hin the

impatience, be allowed me to important information he to anxiI have no communication with any vusly wished for. I have already

person whatever, who could give ' written,' said he," from Col. • notice of my fituation to any of (chefter, and have also written

the British confuls. In all other • from this place. I perfuade ay• respects I must do him the justice · self that in the space of a day, or • of acknowledging, that I was few hours, I shall be certified of * treated with the utmott kindness, ' my happiness, or utter misery. I 6 and lived even in a ftate of bar was Di. Clement in the city of * barous luxury. After the empe- Leeds.' -- Merciful heaven !' inŚror's death, my situation for some terrupted Eden. • Dr. Clement of time underwent do change, for Leeds ! my friend, iny deliverer,




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and my prote&or!' be fell on his of virtue, had been able to secure neck and embraced him. The his felicity. His friend perceived stranger was overwhelmed with a- it. Sitting under a walout-tree in mázement. And have you for the thrubbery adjoining to the

got me' cried Eden; the poor house, while they expected the reboy whom you saved from igno- turn of Dr. Clement's dispatches,

minious punishment; received You feem thoughtful,' faid he to " into your family, educated and Eden ;' too thoughtful for the bap• fent abroad?'- Frank !' faid the piness of your condition. Eden venerable old man, scarcely able to looked at him with some surprize; speak for tears ; ' Frank, whom I fighed : fixed his eyes on the • sent to school ?. The same, the ground : 'You have observed it ' fame,' said Eden ; • poor Frank ; then?' he said. Indeed, my • Eden! whom you saved and pro- ' friend, I am afraid I am not "tected; who am now, by the happy. And to you, I will use

blessing of heaven, in wealth and no reserve. Yet I cannot express efreem: and glad, beyond the • the cause; it is so strange; so uni power of expression, at now expected; but so sufficient to * meeting, and under my own roof, spoil my peace. My wife' - and with my kind benefactor.' then he paused; was unable to

“ Francis Eden had been a poor fpeak. - Clement gazed with ' man's son. His parents having died mazement. He was also terrified. while he was yet an infant; and Hideous images poflefled his fancy. being left to the care of a diftant He was afraid and loth to make any relation, it need not be a matter of inquiry. He had thought the wife surprize, if at ten years old his edu- of his friend in all refpects excel cation Mould have been neglected, lent. She was indeed reserved; and his habits unpromising. In and had something dejected in her fact, he had been carried before à appearance. But she was withal magiftrate for attempting to take fo correct in her deportment, fo resome fruit from a gentleman's gar- spectful to her huiband, so atten. den. The poor orphan was tò tive to his friend. It is impoffi. have been punished and sent to the ble! the must be good!' he thus workhouse. Dr. Clement was pre- rallied his recollection ; banished sent. Moved by his ingenuous ap- fufpicion; was ashamed of his pearance, by his tears and helpless fears; and with some indignation, condition, he interposed; took him not against Eden, but against himhome to his house; found him wor- felf, is the not excellent?' he exe thy of his attention; had him edu. claimed. • Moft excellent l' replicated; and recommended him to à ed his friend, ó most lovely! moft merchant in London. By him, be- engaging! blameless as an angel ing found deserving, he was sent • of light I and yet I fear-and he out to India; where by the most groaned with anguish - I fear I able, upright, and honourable con- am not her choice.' His friend, in duct, he realized such a fum as the kindest and most affectionate enabled him to return with splen- manner, withed for more informador.

tion. “ But neither splendor of out “ Her delịcacy of mind,' said ward circumstances, nor high repu- Eden, is indeed most afdicting. tation, nor even the consciousness She had no fortune; was under

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• ftood to be of respectful parentual attachment; and has receiv

tage; had been entitled to highed from her the most ingenuous, • expectation; had lost her parents yet painful confession of her in

and had become dependent. Sa- ' firmity. She tells her, that feel• tisfied in every respect concerning ing high obligation, the cannot « her sentiments and her deport- « view me on such a footing of e• tents penetrated with her beau. quality as would justify the free

ty and her accomplishments; and “dom, ease, and familiarity which • observing how much it pained I fo fincerely desire.' -' Has the • her to expatiate on the circum- any other relation,' said Cle• stances of her early life, I have hi- ment,' than the family of Mrs. • therto, as we have not been long • Alwin!' I know not that the • united, refrained from being very • has,' answered Éden. Her fas

minute in my inquiry into parti- ' ther, whose name was Fitzalleyn,

culars : the more so, that on all • had some property in this coun• such occasions, the seems to feel try; but much more in one, I • herself more indebted to me than · know not which, of our Ameri.

perhaps her own feelings, and I can inlands. While yet an infant • am sure more than mine, can en the lost her mother; and her fa« dure. This indeed is the source " ther, for some reason that I never • of my suffering. She appears to knew, or do not remember, had • have continually in her thoughts, before that time gone abroad, " that I have raised her to opu r and has never been heard of. • lence from a state of dependence. • Meantime her estate in the West • She does not set sufficient value • Indies has been so much embez• on her deferts; and is too deeply "zled, or so unproductive, that it • impressed with the sense of great has served her in little stead; and • obligation. She respects me in 6 those persons who had charge of • deed too much ; is grateful, but what property the had at home, • does not love. Her love is lost • having become bankrupt, she fell • in exceflive gratitude: what can into those circumstances which • I do? All my endeavours to make · are as painful to remember as to

her easy, all my desires of pleaf- ' endure. The only person who • ing, give additional weight to the thewed her any friendthip was • kindness that has oppressed her.Mrs. Alwin, who treated her in. • I almost despair of meeting in her deed as a sister, and whom the ac' with that friend thip and affec- companied to Calcutta.' • tion which can sublift between “ Clement secmed to give slight

those persons only who think attention to the concluding part of • themselves somewhat equal. And the narrative. He was lost in the if so, such is my disposition, that deepest abstraction; he groaned ; • our connection cannot be happy.' struck his hand on his forehead - Have you ever,' said Clement, and his bofom heaved with extreinc with great anxiety, ' have you ever agitation. Eden observing, asked • spoken to her on this very in- • if he was iodisposed?' He did not • teresting and important subject?' answer; did not seem to have heard

“ Mrs. Alwin,' answered Eden, him; rose from his feat; and walk• has done so; not however, as at ed about in extreme perturbation, • my suggestion ; but in conse. Then turning abruptly, • I must see ' quence, as it were, of their mua · Mrs. Eden. She hall wait

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