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BY THE AUTHOR OF
« THE FAVOURITE OF NATURE,"
To man in this his trial state,
The privilege is given,
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PUBLISHED BY ABRAHAM SMALL,
5. What do you mean to do with that child, bro. ther?” said Lady Vincent, one morning at breaktast, to the father of a tall, well-grown girl, about fifteen. - Miss Mathews told me yesterday that she was getting quite too much for her ; and upon my word I think so too."
“ Dear aunt," exclaimed Catherine, whilst her father was studying for a reply, which, in truly acknowledging that he did not know what to do with her, was to convey to the comprehension of his sis. ter a gentle hint that he should be much obliged to her to take his daughter off his hands, “dear aunt, what occasion is there to do any thing with me? I am sure I am happy enough with my plants, and my books, and my poney, and my dear Fidele ;"-and she began to caress a pretty little spaniel that lay at . her feet : “ and I give no trouble to any body, if they would but let me alone ; but they never can for five minutes together. If I run off into the shrubbery to get a little air, there is Miss Mathews, Miss Ca. therine, I am shocked! without your hat, without your gloves, and running off in that manner! is that