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AUTHOR OF « THE DECISION."
In Bir Wolumes.
THE DECISION- PROFESSION IS NOT PRINCIPLE.
PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM OLIPHANT,
22, SOUTH BRIDGE STREET :
NEWCASTLE; J. HATCHARD & SON, HAMILTON, ADAMS & co.
When we have perused the works of an author with sensations of pleasure, still more, should we have derived improvement from them; we naturally wish to become acquainted with the history of one to whom we have been thus indebted. Any attempt to gratify such a desire regarding the author of “ The Decision,” &c. appears to be almost venturing on forbidden ground. The genuine modesty of her character, made her wish to remain unknown as the author of those works, till fully conscious she was about to depart from