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OF THE

BOU DO I R.

BY

LADY MORGAN.

« Je n'enseigne pas ; je raconte.”

MONTAIGNE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

NEW EDITION.

LONDON:
HENRY COLBURN, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

LONDON SHACKELL AND BAYLIS, JOHNSON'S-COURT, FLEET-STREET.

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It is quite deplorable to see how many rational creatures (or, at least, who are thought so) mistake suffering for sanctity, and think a sad face and a gloomy habit of mind, propitious offerings to that deity, whose works are all light, and lustre, and harmony, and loveliness.

I have just had a visit from a pair of papistical pietists, in such a state of attenuation, that they look as if they had escaped from a besieged town after a month's famine. They had been keeping black lent (a fast, I believe, now peculiar to Ireland) which it would be difficult to persuade a Roman

VOL. II.

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