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JOSEPH SHACKELL, 15, WINE OFFICE COURT, FLEET STREET.
SOLD BY LONGMAN AND CO.; WHITTAKER AND CO.;
AND MARSHALL; B. STBILL;
SHERWOOD AND CO.
w. STRANGE : CARVILL, NEW YORK;
Shackell and Carfrac, Printers, Wine Othce Court, Fleet Street.
THE DEEV ALFAKIR.
The day was closing, and the rich autuni
nal beams gilded the pomegranates that To the KEEPSAKE, the most singularly flourished in Sadak's orchard, and the beautiful of all the Annuals, that has mournful cypresses that surrounded it. been presented to the world at this season The heat of the day had been great, and of the year, by the liberality of their the air was fraught with a full and heavy highly deserving publishers, are we langour. The philosopher was seated at indebied for the tale which hảs insertion a favourite window reading, to catch the within these pages. Our readers will cool fragrance of the air. "He had withi-ci
: readily find on its perusal that it bears drawn the exquisitely woven curtains of some analogy to one of the Tales of the peach coloured silk. His limbs reposel Genii though not of equal merit with the on a divan of downy softness: the most one from which it is evidently borrowed, delightful sherbet sparkled in crystal yet we think that it possesses sufficient vases ; and a thousand flowers of every originality to warrant our submitting it to hue expanded their blossoms, and diffused" the tastes of our readers.
their fragrance around him. Sadak raised
his head, and cast a glance on the ligula The Deev Alpakir.-In the vine sur- riant scene, but withdrew it with discontent "ounded city of Shiraz, ander the reign and disgust. He recurred to his studies," of Otman, dwelt Sadak, surnamed Al in a few moments he pushed away the
of the Philosopher. He lived in beautiful manuscript. almost uninterrupted solitude, his dwel- -- Idle philosophy," he exclaimed, ling though not splendid was elegant ; and
« able only to denote what is good, but bis household consisted of a few slaves, powerless in teaching to attain it ; useless Men han regarded their master with fidelity to the happy, and to the wretched worse
Sadak had few friends, than useless, a mockery and a pain, Oh and no acquaintances ; but he had many happiest phoenix of life, believed in brit well wishers in those to whom he had done not found, I abandon
the search, and ask goody He was rich, noble, learned, but for forgetfulness.
He turned away as he spoke, and
1--SATURDAY, JAN. 12, 1828.
benevolent, and unhappy.