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Excerpt from book: silent, not complaining, but taking no interest in anything, though she never omitted to thank the friends who so kindly attended her, and to regret the trouble she knew she gave. The friends who attended her were Mrs. Barwell and her daughter Edith, the wife of the Reverend Mr. de Vere, who took it by turns to stay at the Hall, and Mrs. Winslow, who had so long been an inmate of Mr. Montague's house. These attached aud faithful friends had, at length, the happiness of seeing their trouble rewarded by the recovery of the poor sufferer. Mrs. Percival mended slowly but surely. She was soothed by the kind letters she received from Edgar Howard, who had been much shocked and distressed at his cousin's lamentable death : and she was cheered by the society of her affectionate daughter, Cecil, who came home to spend some weeks with her bereaved mother. It cannot be said that she derived any consolation from the visits the Reverend Mr. Percy thought fit to pay her: but Mr. de Vere sought to comfort her by the holy words of Scripture, and in particular he pointed out to her these passages in the Psalms: " The Lord is full of compassion and mercy." " He hath not dealt with us after our sins, nor rewarded us according to our wickedness." " For he knoweth whereof we are made : he remembereth we are but dust." THE DREAM OF THE LONDON SEAMSTRESS. BY NICHOLAS MICHELL. Heavy, and slow, and booming loud, St. Paul's has struck the midnight hour: A fog comes down, and in its shroud Wraps street, and bridge, and tower: The gas-lamp struggles through the gloom, Men walk as in a murkv tomb: . AVhile falls the chilly, drizzling rain, Beading each pane. High in a garret lone and small, Her only wealth—bed, table, chair, Silent she works: no tear-drops fall, 1'or ...   show more
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