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BY THE AUTHOR OF " WAVERLEY,” etc. etc. etc.
Now fitted the halter, now traversed the cart,
PUBLISHED BY A. AND W. GALIGNANI,
No. 18, RUE VIVIENNE.
and yet he thinks,—ha, ba, ha, ha,- he thinks
Basil, a Tragedy.
No spider ever took more pains to repair the shattered meshes of his web, than did Waldernar Fitzurse to reunite and combine the scattered members of Prince John's cabal. Few of these were attached to him from inclina. tion, and none from personal attachment. It was therefore necessary, that Fitzurse should open to them new prospects of advantage, and remind them of those which they at present enjoyed. To the young and wild nobles, he held out the prospect of unpunished license and uncontrouled revelry; to the ambitious, that of power, and to the covetous, that of increased wealth and extended domains. The