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A Novel

BY

ROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY.

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NELLIE'S MEMORIES, BARBARA HEATHCOTE'S TRIAL,'

MARY ST. JOHN,' ETC.

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LONDON:
RICHARD BENTLEY AND SON,
Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen.

1884.
[All Rights Reserved.]

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UMAN nature is weak, and we are

told there are mixed motives to be

found even in the holiest actions. Mr. Drummond never could be brought to acknowledge even to himself the reason why he took so much pains to compose his sermon for that Sunday. Without possessing any special claim to eloquence, he had always been earnest and painstaking, bestowing much labour on the construction and finish of his sentences, which were in consequence more elaborate than original. At times, when he VOL. II.

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