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STORIES BY ROSE PORTER.

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Charity, Sweet Charity,
Driftings from Mid-Ocean,
Foundations,
Honoria,
in the Mist,
A Modern St. Christopher,
Our Saints,
A Song and a Sigh,
The Story of a Flower,
Summer Driftwood for the Winter Fire,
Uplands and Lowlands,
The Winter Fire,
Years that are Told,

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ANSON D. F. RANDOLPH & CO.,

182 Fifth Avenue, New York.

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MY SON'S WIFE

CHAPTER I

T seems but yesterday the girl, for whose

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wee bairn. But, despite the seeming, that time dates back to long ago; and now the child is a young woman, and she asks me, her old grandmother, for a wedding gift!

The gift she asks is the story of her mother's early years. At first I inclined to refuse the request, but on second thought I decided to grant it. For “seeing the threads of Providence have many a time a semblance of ravelling, it occurs to me that it may help my granddaughter, and other young creatures like her, if I trace out one here and one there of the threads that were inwrought into the pattern of her mother's life, that thus they may see “how well woven the web was into which the Almighty Hand had run them.” I will find this task less difficult because

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