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BALLANTYNE'S

NOVELIST'S LIBRARY.

VOL. V.

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PAGE. CHAP. IX. Two Ladies of great distinction intro-

ADVERTISEMENT,

264 duced.-Superior finery ever seems to confer su-

CHAP. I. The description of the Family of Wake- perior breeding,

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field, in which a kindred likeness prevails, as X: The Family endeavour to cope with their

well of minds as of persons,

265 betters.—The miseries of the poor, when they

II. Family misfortunes—the loss of fortune only attempt to appear above their circumstances, . 279

serves to increase the pride of the worthy, 266 XI. The Family still resolve to hold up their

III. A Migration—the fortunate circumstances of heads,

280

our lives, are generally found at last to be of our XII. Fortune seems resolved to humble the fa-

own procuring,

267 mily of Wakefield-mortifications are often

IV. A proof that even the humblest fortune may more powerful than real calamities,

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grant happiness, which depends not on circum- XIII. Mr Burchell is found to be an enemy; for

stances, but constitution,

270 he has the confidence to give disagreeable advice, 284

V. A new and great acquaintance introduced XIV. Fresh mortifications, or a demonstration

what we place most hopes upon, generally that seeming calamities may be real blessings, 285

proves most fatal,

271 | XV. All Mr Burchell's villainy at once detected.

VÍ. The happiness of a Country Fireside, 272 The folly of being over wise,

287

VII. A turn-out described.-The dullest fellows XVI. The Family use art, which is opposed by

may learn to be comical for a night or two, 273

still greater,

288

VIII. An amour, which promises little good for- XVII. Scarcely any virtue found to resist the

tune, yet may be productive of much, 275 power of long and pleasing temptation, 290

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