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THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD

the passion. In this agreeable interval my wife had the most lucky dreams in the world, which she took care to tell us every morning, with great solemnity and exactness. It was one night a coffin and cross-bones, the signs of an approaching wedding; at another time she imagined her daughters' pockets filled with farthings, a certain sign they would shortly be stuffed with gold. The girls themselves had their omens. They felt strange kisses on their lips; they saw rings in the candle; purses bounced from the fire, and true-love-knots lurked in the bottom of every teacup.
Towards the end of the week we received a card from the town ladies, in which, with their compliments, they hoped to see all our family at church the Sunday following. All Saturday morning I could perceive, in consequence of this, my wife and daughters in close conference together, and now and then glancing at me with looks that betrayed a latent plot. To be sincere, I had strong suspicions that some absurd proposal was preparing for appearing with splendour the next day. In the evening they began their operations in a very regular manner, and my wife undertook to conduct the siege. After tea, when I seemed in spirits, she began thus:-" I fancy, Charles, my dear, we shall have a great deal of good company at our church to-morrow."-" Perhaps we may, my dear," returned I, " though you need be under no uneasiness about that ; you shall have a sermon whether there be or not."-" That is what I expect," returned she; "but I think, my dear, we ought to appear there as decently as possible, for who knows what may happen? "-" Your precautions," replied I, " are highly commendable. A decent behaviour and appearance in church is what charms me. We should

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