of 50£, she was turned out of doors by herinhuman Benefactors. Such a transition toone who did not poſseſs so noble & exalteda mind as Eliza, would have been Death, butshe, happy in the conscious knowledge ofher own Excellence, amused herself, as shesate beneath a tree with making & singingthe following Lines.


Though misfortunes my footsteps may ever attendI hope I shall never have need of a Freindas an innocent Heart I will ever preserveand will never from Virtue's dear boundaries swerve.

Having amused herself with some hours, with this song & her own pleasing

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