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British Monitor (Newspaper) - July 26, 1818, London, Middlesex BY LEWIS PRO AR1S ET July MEMOIRS OF THE DE Continuedfrom tali J To my great in about four hours after I had dispatched ttiis laconic and insolent Madame de CAMBISE came to What took place at meeting may easily be all Paris soon spoke of the wander in which I treated Nothing could possibly be more extraor dinary than ray mode of 1 led a quiet arid sober life with my I took a little duncer into keeping girl 1 was very fond I was always seen in public with Madame de who was always at command but 1 did not love I gambled highland regularly went to and huuted withthe 1 was full of animal very and slept 1 had time enough to do all that was Ataoftt this 1 became very intimat with the Briiice de whfa was NO fund of my that he could scarcely dispense with it for an In the of all ibis I Hid not neglect to goand visit Madame de A journey which she had been uteking to Lorraine with her Husband entirely cured him of nis Not being any longer etiarnourecj of 1 became less and did nut continue to be unobjuct of I therefore felt no obstruction to rny 1 always took a very interest all that oil her one inprning I fourid her bathed Ytv tears I asked her when she Vrt me sob that she was in love a 1 r f I IT I felt hurt at oer an attach take care oft for a person who was to injure of she pFbitrisedMnae rtfbii ishe not continue the connectionwith 1 spake even to him about and he also promised rue to discontinue the acquaint t She had deposited with me a box con taining all her loveletters from him and aslier friends began to this new The Duke de and the Countess of GRAMMONT endeavoured to sound but with out as I was determined tu keep her se About this time Lady SARAH and her Sir arrived at At the time tf their arrival I was jn duty at and was consequently introduced to them To those who read these 1 owe some particulars respecting this charming woman Lady SARAH is sister to the Duke of she is tall and well her hair is of blacky her complexion her cheeks Her eyes fufl of and her phy siogHomy announces sensibility and The King of ENGLAND was in love with and would have married but he had not the cou rage to brave the obstacles which presented She therefore contented herself to a plain Baronet of the county of Lady SARAH was and at times very passionate but very frivolous and The first time I saw Her after her arrival at was at a concert giveu at the The Prince of CONTI introduced me to I ask your my for my friend said the when he presented me to he is and but amiable he can belter than any one make you acquainted with I am certain that he will do all in his power to please Lady SARAH muttered a lew words in 1 was not very attentive to the 1 paid my respects to all the there whom 1 Madame de CAM BISE called to me twenty times when I ap proached her she upoke soflly to in order to make thje world believe that I was exclusively But I thought no more of her my at tentions were all directed tolhe amiable I was at this time the man a la I would 1 not copy any but was qjlte When supper was the Prince of CONTI placed me between Laty SARAH and Madame de My attentions to the former greatly displeased the After supper she introduced me to her Sir who invited me to his It Was not long before I became a very frequent I very soon after made a declaration of af fected not to comprehend I then wrote to but my letters returned soon after we met at a when she said to me very I am not desirous of having a especially a who makes more talk of it than ten others and you in particular Monsieur le you are the most indiscreet man in the You do me a great deal of but do not lose your time in running after And if you continue to spealfl about my doors shall be shut to 1 too vio lently in love to be rebutted thus but for the present 1 thought it prudent to and wait for a morefiivonrable Madame de irritated at my wrote to me to chuoe between Lady SARAH and her I was oot longin making my for I imme returned her all her She con soled however by taking for her rover tha Chevalier de because she knew hated v My amours were interrupted by an occur rence which might have proved very I have already noticed the intrigues of Madame de STAijsviLtfir with and of heV precaution in giving me a box Of 1 placed them Before the the residence of and ftflerwards converted into a State the garden of rhe Hittel to which i A discharged of my who came t6 me one asked tne if I kept a great deaV of money id that room above 1 told him I which was as I gambled very high and had al ways much ready said take for there is some intention Jo rob as 1 saw a man trying to open the garden door of Hotel de which is new the window of your dressing he ran off When he was and I could not make rtt who he i thanked him for was determined to be on my I next night told a confidential servant to re main concealed in my dressing room without a and if he heard any noise to come up stairs gently and inform me of I was in bed about an when the servant came up to tell me that there was a person in my 1 directly took myv pistols and went down I found the dear of my dressingroom httlf but it was and I would not have I could not see any but J called out whos tnere I received no I now was de termined to tire my pistols at some figure which L could and which appeared to be a A rustling noise which1 as if proceeding fjom a person walking in a silk morn ing prevented me luckily for myself from using my A thought rushed upon me that it might possibly he my although I did not think it very pxobable that he should have got iuto my apartment io this kind of But while rushing by and when getting out of the 1 enough knew him to be my One may easily guess the ideas that rushed upon my mind at this mo 1 could not think what brought him there at that time of on the following 1 learnt that Madame de STAINviLLE had left Pans with her for where she watt to be placed in a con father aud the Duke de CHOISEUL knew that she left all her letters with rne and in order to get possession of the box which con tained them my father even hazarded himself to get into my apartment in the manner just de did not obtain and therefore he and the Duke requested me to give them up the which I refused to dp ve separated very much displeased with each This although it did not immediately concern nevertheless affected my Lady SARAH perceived and spoke to me very feelingly about 1 told her that I hud for ever lost a woman that waa once dear to but not to be compared I A person came iuto the room which interrupted oaf conversation she only had time to I sqp thiseveningat MadameduDEFFANoe Lady SARAHS behaviour towards me was quite her eyes fixed on tojd me many things which 1 durst not Her usual vivacity was changed tp an interesting wheo at Madame du she wrote after supper a few words wilfi a on a small bit of site gave when you go to bed read 1 took the Hrst opportunity to read the paper when 1 got and found the following which were written in English love 1 did not understand a word of Eogliphf but I lost not a moment to get them sodn as propriety 1 Iflew to Lady I found her at said you will take some chocolate witfc and send away your as keeping Jt here it will be known that yotq asTt order the servants not Uadmit any raujr at our easej witljoujt Sir CHARLES is playmg and my Lord is they wH I notreturn till paring she addressed me thus love you cje seeing fif a a Frtenchwbraan but it is of ut most consequence to English because from that every thing is lost to In Prance tfie result of such things are not dan gerous on the they afford But there do not prevent from falling into the We are not al lowedto make choice of our are not whether we love or but when we deceive we are never theless never I certainly have to re prostch myself with ingratitude towards Sir as he has always been kind to and till to study his happiness has been my only I am pleased to have it in my power to tell you that 1 love but I am ne vertheless convinced that nothing but misfor tune will attend our Our countries are separated by the and very often by We shall pass threefourths without being able to see each and our destinies depend upon a letter which may miscarry or be We have also every thing to fear from my Lord CARfor yop must koow that his Lordship is in lovewith but he how very because he knows that I cannot receive him as a but jealousy might prompt him to do any Now it is at that I ghould tell you something of my own digposi 1 am naturally coquettish but 1 writ with pleasure sacrifice my coquettry to you but your jealousy would make us both I am certain I run no risk in confiding my honour and happinevs to After this say then if I cau possibly think of having a I wish ou to be happy nothing on earth can prevent me from adoring We then promised to be and to observe the strictest prudence but our resolutions were soon Lady SARAH loved me very moth but till now she granted me no favours Lord thought he per ceived mdhiug in my attentions to her more Urnn but concluded that Lady SARAH would forget me soon as hhe left went to her very At length the fatal hour of her depaiture lair proposed to Lord and my
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