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ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. The ADVENTURES and Travels, in would, while we are yet a short disvarious Parts of the Globe, of tance from the town, pronzise never HENRY Vogel. Translated from to neglect your college studies withthe German.
out the strictest necessity, nor visit (Continued from Vol. xunt. p. 301.]
taverns or brothels, nor engage in any S we approached towards Jena, what you can spend without involving
duels, nor to spend more yearly than our worthy tutor said to us, I shall be forced to leave you, in a am not wholly without anxiety that yourselves in debt.”
While he was thus addressing us, few days, so entirely to yoursel* -S
our driver was accosted by the sentiand so far from my inspection. If I nel who stood at the city gates, and Bised but a few ráiles froin here, I who demanded of him who we were ? would see you at least once a week; by which our discourse was inter. for no one needs the advice of a faith rupted, and the advice which we were ful friend more than a youth at the receiving. We drove through Johnuniversity. His future destiny, I street, across the market, and alighted night alniost say, is here alone mark- at the Sun inn. What a world we el out, and he may ascribe his future exclaimed to our tutor, as we beheld, lite, whether it be prosperous or ad- all at once, some hundreds of stud verse, happy or unhappy, to the course dents assembled in the magnificent which he has held during his abode market.place, part of whom were at the university. It is true, that a orderly and decent in their behaviour, certain warmth' and enthusiasm of were drunk and riotous, and ali character are peculiar to youth, and loudly roaring out together. We they often lead them intó the most could not sufficiently look at such a alarming excesses in the higher numerous collection of students. schools, tbey behold themselves pos- Next day we hired a room, entered sessing freedom, and few have learned our names upon the list of students, how to respect themselves. and cultivated the acquaintance of the
“At universities, and especially at professors whose lectures we proone so nuinerously attended as this of posed to attend: we were received by Jena is, we may often tind, among so all of them in a very friendly manner. many students, many who yield them. We received a general invitation to selves
up to intemperaie delights, and them, and the assurance that they who noi only disturb their own wel- wonld ceist us on all occasions with fare, but also become dangerous io their advice. The late Walch shewthose, by their example, whom a good «d, by his actions, that he had not and virtuous education had rendered promised in vain. My school-fellow, disinclined to every species of irregu- and now my fellow-lodger, who bad larity. When I'cousidas these and but little to spend, received from him muany other perils, I cannot deny that not only all his lectures free of ex. I am in tear as to the consequences pense, 'but he promised him also, of committing you, my dear children, gratuitously, a place at AMTHOR'S to the direction of a university tutor table in Convictorio. This liberal amidst so many dangers : and it would legacy or bequest had been hequeath. be a real consolation to me, if you ed a few years before (viz. 1747) by