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LONDON:

Printed by Schulze and Co., 13, Poland Street.
TO FRIENDS

WHOSE SOCIETY ENLIVENED,

AND

WHOSE SYMPATHY CHEERED,

A LENGHTENED RESIDENCE AMONGST

THE SCENES HERE ATTEMPTED TO

BE IELINEATED,

THIS FICTION IS INSCRIBED

BY THE AUTHORESS.

PORTSDOWN LODGE, HANTS

NOVEMBER, 1855.

MALVERN.

CHAPTER I.

Let other bards of angels sing,
Bright suns without a spot ;
But thou art no such perfect thing!

WORDSWORTH.

ASTLEY may say what he likes ; but I will not yield the point, nor admit that it is merely selfishness, or love of variety which makes me wish to go to Malvern. I am sure it is the best thing for mamma!

That change of air and scene, and all the wonder

VOL. I.

B

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