Yet in spite of every endeavour onthe part of Miſs Johnson to discover anyattachment to her in him; the cold & in::different heart of Charles Adams still toall appearance, preserved its native free::dom; polite to all but partial to none,he still remained the lovely, the lively,but insensible Charles Adams.

One evening, Alice finding herselfsomewhat heated by wine (no very un::common case) determined to seek a releif for her disordered Head & Love-sick Heart in the Conversation of the intelligentLady Williams.

She found her Ladyship at homeas was in general the Case, for she wasnot fond of going out, & like the great

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