Hutchinson -DA407 .H9 H7 1806

35 this gentleman a young physitian,- who was a good schollar and had a great deale of witt, but withal a profest atheist, and so proud insolent a scurrilous feliow, daring to abuse all persons how much soever above him, that he was throwne out of familliarity with the greate people of the country, though his excellency in his profession made him to be taken in againe.-There was alsoe an old man, who had bene Mr. Hutchinson's first schoolemaster, a person once of greale learning, but afterwards becomming a cinick, yet so pleasantly maintaining that kind of humor, that his conversation was sometimes a good diversion. These were l\1r. Hutchinson's companions, yet, through the grace of God, had not power to infect him, who, like a bee, suckt a greate deale of honie from these bitter flo_wers . At that time, there was in the towne a young maid, beautiful!, aQd es teemed to be very rich, but of base parentage and penurious education, though else ingenuous enough: she was the grandch1 ld of an old. phisitian, and from her childhood, having bene acquainted with Mr. Hutchinson, who used to visit her grandmother, she had conceived a kindnesse for him, which though he civilly resented,' his greate heart could never stoope to thinkc of marrying into so mean a stock; yet by rtJason of some liking he shew'd of her company, and the melancholly he had, with some discontents at home, she was willing to flatter herselfe that it was love for her, wherein, when she discover'd her mistake it was a greate griete. However she was, without much love on either side, married to an earle's sonne, and both of them, w~nting the ground of happinesse in marriage, muttnall love, enioy'd but little felicity, either in their greate fortunes or in one another.~ g Resent, in English, never used but in a bad sense; in French, rcssentir is used to 'si-gn ify a reciprocal sentiment of kindness as well as unkindness. hIt is written in the margin by JuJius Hutchinson, Esq. probably from the information g iven him by Lady Catharine· Hutchinson, that this lady's name was :Martin, and the gentleman who married her l\1r. Pierrepont. It would not have been