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A Tale of the Day.

BY THE AUTHOR OF THE BANDIT'S BRIDE, &c.

Louira sidney stanhope

He that would be a master must draw by the life, as well as copy from originals ;
and join theory and experience together.

COLLIER.

IN THREE VOLUM ES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

SHERWOOD, GILBERT, AND PIPER,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1835.

SYDNEY BERESFORD.

CHAP. I.

THE day wore away in wild and vague conjecture; and whilst major D'Arcy bore to the dinner-table of sir Charles Elrington any thing save appetite, captain Beresford continued in Clarges-street, busying himself, and superintending the last preparations for departure. Elizabeth had so far rallied in look and strength, that the sea-voyage was altogether abandoned; and it was finally arranged, that the journey was to be one of pleasure, travelling by short and easy stages in the barouche of Mr. Beresford, and diverging right or left as inclination or curiosity instigated.

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