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MEMOIRS

OF

HENRY LENOX,

INTERSPERSED WITH

LEGENDARY ROMANCES.

By the Hon. MISS LENOX

LONDON:

Printed by D. N. SHURY, No. 7, Berwick Street, Soho,

POR J. F. AND G. HUGHES, WIGMORE STREET,

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MEMOIRS

Esc. &c.

CHAP. I.

True I've lov'd thee, dearly lov'd thec,

Thro' an age of worldly woe;
How ungrateful I have prov'd thee,

Let my mournful exit Ibew.

THE retribution of virtue or vice does not always follow on this side of eternity. If the wise dispensations of omniscient Providence exceed the comprehension of human weakness, let us not

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impiously impiously arraign the regulations of that Being whose ways are just as they are · inscrutable.-While we suffer from those misfortunes to which our own imprudence or the vicissitudes of unstable mortality subject us, let us humble our hearts to Him before whom the eyanescent shadows of beauty, grandeur, and power are equally trivial, and acknowa ledge the truth of these assertions, while we peruse the following eventful story:

Henry was son to the Rev. Lionel Lenox: scarcely had the first dawn of reason beamed over his infant mind, when the sorrows of a beloved the way to his own. His mother, the only child of General Cleveland, had irreconcilably offended her father, by a private marriage with Lenox, who,

parent led

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