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“Life consists not of a series of illustrious actions; the greater part of
our time passes in compliance with necessities—in the performance of
daily duties—in the removal of small inconveniencies-in the procurement
of petty pleasures; and we are well or ill at ease, as the main stream of
life glides on smoothly, or is ruffled by small and frequent interruption.”
Johnson.

IN THREE VOLUMES,

SECOND EDITION.

VOL. II.

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EDINBURGH:

will IAM BLAckwooD, PRINCE's-STREET;
AND JoHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE-STREET, LoNDoN.

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* In age, in infancy, from others aid - Is all our hope; to teach us to be kind, - That nature's first, last lesson.”

: YoUNG,

s THE neglected daughter of Lady Juliana

... Douglas, experienced all the advantages

so naturally to be expected from her change of situation. Her watchful aunt superintended the years of her infancy, and all that a tender and judicious mother could

VOL. II, B

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