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THE WYNNES; ;

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Many Men, Many Minds.

A Tale of every=day Life.

250...56.

LONDON:

JOSEPH MASTERS, ALDERSGATE STREET,

AND NEW BOND STREET.

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To those friends,

FROM WHOM ONCE BUT HALF A MILE OF LONDON STREETS

DIVIDED US,

AND NOW THE SEAS OF HALF THE WORLD

Dedicate

THIS TALE OF OUR "HOME-COUNTRY'S" SIMPLE DAILY LIFE.

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" Der Mann muss hinaus

In's feindliche Leben,
Muss wirken und streben,

Muss wetten und wagen,
Das Glück zu erjagen.
Und drinnen waltet
Die züchtige Hausfrau,
Die Mutter der Kinder,
Und herrschet weise,
Im hauslichen Kreise,
Und lehret die Mädchen,
Und wehret den Knaben,
Und mehrt den Gewinn
Mit ordnenden Sinn, ...
Und ruhet nimmer."

SCHILLER's Song of the Bell.

It was the evening of August 14th, 185. The lawn of the garden of Ford House looked temptingly pleasant and cool, crossed as the soft sunset-tinted turf was, by the long grey shadows cast by the graceful limes and fruit-laden chestnuts which divided Mr. Wynne's garden from that of his neighbour. It had

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