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THE

MAGDALEN CHURCHYARD,

FROM THE FRENCH OF

J. J. REGNAULT WÄRIN,

AUTHOR OF

ROMEO AND JULIET, THE CASTLE OF STROZZI, C.

TRANSLATED

BY SAMUEL MACKAY, A. M.
EX-PROFESSOR OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE IN

WILLIAMS' COLLEGE.

Death loves a shining mark, a signal blow;
" A blow, which, while it executes, alarms,
* Add startles thousands, with a single fall.”.... Young,

Med in the

Boston;

PUBLISHED BY HASTINGS, ETHERIDGE AND BLISS,

NO. 8, STATE STREET,
AND AT THEIR OFFICE IN CHARLESTOWY,

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PUBLIC LIBRARY

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ASTOR, LENOX AND
TILDEN FOUNDATIONS
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DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT:

Beit remembered, that on the twenty first day of April, in the thirty third year of the Independence of the Unit.

ed States of America, Samuel Mackay, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right where of he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit: “ The Magdalen Churchyard, from the French of J. J. Reg

“ nault Warin, author of Romeo and Juliet, The Castle of “ Strozzi, &c. Translated by Samuel Mackay, A. M. Ex.pro“fessor of the French Language in Williams' College.

" Death loves a shining mark, a signal blow ;
“A blow, which, while it executes, alarms,
" And startles thousands, with a single fall.”....Young.

“ VOL. III.” In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;” and also to an act, entitled, “ An act supplementary to an act, entitled, An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies for the times therein mentioned ; and extending the

tereot to the arts of designing, engraving, and et

wical and other prints.”

WM. S. SHAW,
Clerk of the District of Massachusette.

THE

MAGDALEN CHURCHYARD.

EIGHTH NIGHT.

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“GREATNESS of origin, might of thrones, majesty of supreme power, are you then but the tinsel chimera of seducing delusion ; the fantastical fabric of accumulated clouds, piled in the horizon at the decline of day, dazzling our imagination with the vivid tints of their dying colours, and which a ray of the setting sun dispels? The sweeping hand of the revolution has rent the veil, the monarch, who was formerly lulled to sleep by the enchanting melody of music, who voluptuously pressed the down of a royal couch,

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