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56 THE SPY,” “THE RED ROVER,” “ THE PRAIRIE,”

&c. &c. &c.

“ But she is dead to him, to all ;
Her lute hangs silent on the wall,
And on the stairs, and at the door,
Her fairy step is heard no more."

ROGERS.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

LONDON:

HENRY COLBURN AND RICHARD BENTLEY,

NEW BURLINGTON-STREET.

LONDON:

SHACKELL AND BAYLIS, JOHNSON'S-COURT, FLEET-STREET. ficher 11-4.21 15643

THE BORDERERS;

OR,

THE WEPT OF WISH-TON-WISH.

CHAPTER I.

“Oh!-when amid the throngs of men

The heart grows sick of hollow mirth,
How willingly we turn us then,

Away from this cold earth;
And look into thy azure breast,
For seats of innocence and rest."

BRYANT's Skies.

THE day was the Sabbath.

This religious festival, which is even now observed in most of the States of the Union with a strictness that is little heeded in the rest of Christendom, was

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