London Tatler (Newspaper) - December 8, 1709, London, Middlesex he TATL By December 8, to Saturday December 10. 1709, 5. AS Toon as my Midnight Studies are I take but a very and am again up at an of another Kind that is to my Thus my Life away m a of and a Preparation to defend my felf ftich as attack it. This Anxiety in the Point of Reputation is the peculiar of fine and makes 'em liable to a from which Men are lb that Nothing is more than to fee one Part of Mankind live at perfect Eafe under iuch as would make Part of This may ferve for a Preface to the Will the Fiddler of who is a Man as much made for and a quiet as any one but has been lately in lb many intricate and unreachable as would have made him he been a Man of too nice the molt wretched of all I came to the Knowledge of his Affairs by meer Several of the narrow End of our Lane having made ah Appointment to fome Friends beyond St. there waS to be a merry they would needs take them the did as they are to call me. J who value my Company by their good which naturally has the fame as good was not too or too to accept bf the Our was to be Spectators of a to which I readily provided I might be being naturally with the Survey of human Life in all its Degrees and In order to this Will is the CorAli of the as Scrape is the Bononcini of was immediately fent lor - but to our utter poor Will was under an and the all his kind Matters or he mult go to The whole Company received his with great and very threw in their Halfpence apiece in a great which his Redemption out of the Hands of the During the Negotiation for his I had an Opportunity of acquainting my with his Mr. William of the of St. is ih and married to a young who has very much the over him This degenerate Age being fo perverted in all that even in the State of the Young pretend to govern their The is extremely fond of her but is often obliged to lay by his Fiddle to hear louder of when is pleated to be angry with him For you are to 11/// is hot of to enjoy her but chides or makes life of hira to carry on hoc For ihe is a Wonun of Stratagem and even 111 that Part of the World where one expect but very little by the Force of natural can be lu want new and more well as if had been bred or She lately under a upen Account of a Lover was like to lole by his For her Mr. been twice asked in in order to be in Matrimony with Mrs. Winifred of the lame Hereupon Mrs. ivas gone in that well-governed husbands know by the I I bon and Will icon ins Part to enquire into the of her or as the Caule of it After much all he could get out of That ihe was the unhappy and the molt wicked of all and had no Friend in the to tell her Grief Upon Will doubled ins but Ihe lhat break her poor if he did not take a Oath upon a that he would not be and that he would the who had wronged her to all the for the Eafe of her which was no way elie to be Ihe Fiddler was lo that he immediately killed and afterwards the When his Oath was Ihe began to lament her and revealed to that Woman as Ihe ihe had been to his Will was glad to hear it was no but before he could Nay I will make you all the Atonement I and take Shame upon me by proclaiming it to all the which is the only Thing that can remove my Terrors of This was indeed too true for her was to prevent Mr. Boniface's which was all ihe Will was throughly and began to curie and the ordinary of in Perlons of his Upon his Ah William I How well you mind the Oath you have and the of you? poor who can keep nothing from you I hope you won't be fuch a perjured Wretch as to your The Fiddler That his Oath obliged him only to be angry at what was tut I find you intend to make me laughed at ail over Mrs. 1 lee well enough what you would be you You are afraid to who has your poor and would fain me hill to fuffer the Stings of burl allure you I won't go to for Poor Will was not made tor and her to be Ihe would the Good of her Soul her own he would uot fay her in any Mrs.