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AUTHOR OF "THE YOUNG PRIMA DONNA,” AND “THE DUKE."
IN THREE VOLUMES.
HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY
THE GIFT OF
afr 10, 1928
BLATCH AND LAMPERT, PRINTERS, GROVE PLACE, BROMPTON.
"Oh ! she's a winsome wee thing,
“ As years past on, how fair the stripling grew;
All that was lovely in his face was seen; His stature tall, his brow of Parian hue,
And bright and noble was his infant mien; A more endearing thing scarce lived, I ween,
For in his soul the pure affections shone; High talents, e’en with modest pride serene,
While truth and dauntless courage were his own.”
“My dear lord, I am truly sensible of your kindness—your never-failing consideration of me and mine; and you must not deem me ungrateful, if I hesitate in accepting the offer you