pleasure, the wedding cloathes were bought &nothing remained to be settled but the namingof the Day.

As to the lovely Charlotte, being im::portuned with eagerneſs to pay another visitto her Aunt, she determined to accept theinvitation & in consequence of it walked toMrs Fitzroys to take leave of the amiable Re::becca, whom she found surrounded by PatchesRouge, Powder, Pomatum & Paint with which shewas vainly endeavoureding to remedy the na::tural plainneſs of her face.

"I am come my amiable Rebecca, totake my leave of you for the fortnight I amdestined to spend with my aunt. Beleiveme this separation is painfull to me,but it is as neceſsary as the labour whichnow engages you."

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