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Novel.

BY

FRANCIS PARKMAN,
AUTHOR OF “ HISTORY OF THE CONSPIRACY OF PONTIAC,” AND “PRAIRIE AND

ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE."

Ecrive qui voudra! Chacun à ce mêtier,
Peut perdre impunément de l'encre et du papier.

BOILEAU.

BOSTON:
PHILLIPS, SAMPSON AND COMPANY.

18 5 6.

Entered, according to

of Congress,

the Year 1856, by

PHILLIPS, SAMPSON AND COMPANY,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.

STEREOTYPED AT THE
BOSTON STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY.

Vassall Morton.

CHAPTER I.

Remote from towns he ran his godly race. - Goldsmith.

“ MACKNIGHT ON THE EPISTLES, – that's the name of the book ?”

“Yes, sir, if you please. I am desirous of consulting it with a view

Well, this way, Mr. Jacobs. Here's the librarian. Mr. Stillingfleet, let me introduce my friend, the Reverend Mr. Jacobs, of West Weathersfield.”

“I am proud to make your acquaintance, sir,” said Mr. Jacobs, taking the librarian's hand with an air of diffident veneration.

“ Mr. Jacobs wishes to consult Mackwright on the Epistles.” “Macknight, if you please, Dr. Steele."

O, Macknight. Will you be so kind as to let him have the use of it in my name?”

“ If you will go with Mr. Rubens, sir," said the librarian, “ he will show you the book.”

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