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A NOVEL

BY THE AUTHOR OF

“THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE.”

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON:
RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

1846.

LONDON:
Printed by Schulre and Co., 13, Poland Street.

MARGARET CAPEL.

CHAPTER I.

And he had ever on his lip some word of mockery.

MAISTRE WACE.

Therefore whenever that thou dost behold
A comely corse with beauty fair endewed,
Know this for certain, that the same doth hold
A beauteous soul, with fair conditions thewed;
Fit to receive the seed of vertue strewed,
For all that fair is, is by nature good;
That is a sign to know the gentle blood.

SPENSER.

“Left guardian to her, are you ?” said Mr. Casement, looking with an expression of much satisfaction at his friend Mr. Grey.

I told you so three months ago,”

VOL. I.

B

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