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A GLIMPSE OF THE WORLD.

LONDON

PRINTED BY SPOTTIS WOODE AND CO.

NEW-STREET SQUARE

A

GLIMPSE OF THE WORLD.

BY THE

AUTHOR OF AMY HERBERT' &c.

Sewell, Elizabeth missing,

1815-1906

'I have chosen the way of truth, and Thy judgements have I laid
PSALM CXix. 30.
before me.'

LONDON:

LONGMAN, GREEN, LONGMAN, ROBERTS, & GREEN.

PR 5349 S5 G57 1863

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CHAPTER I.

'DON'T,

ON'T, Juliet; just see what a stroke you have forced me to make; and I asked you to draw at the other table.'

' And I told you I could n't see there. What does the stroke signify? Mr. Brownlow never scolds.'

'But, Juliet, I must have it right; I can't bear an untidy drawing.'

'Then, if you please, Annette, it is time you should learn to bear it. There is Myra, who never finished a drawing decently in her life, and is quite happy without it.'

The assertion was made at random, at least if it was permitted to judge from Myra's countenance. She was at that moment seated before a writingdesk, one hand supporting her head, the other playing idly with a pen, whilst her face was so expressive of anything but happiness, that even Annette forgot her annoyance at the false stroke, and joined in

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