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" Madam," replied he, " if I were to choose, I would find out a person possessed of every accomplishment that can make an angel happy. One with prudence, fortune, taste, and sincerity; such, madam, would be, in my opinion, the proper husband."-" Ay, Sir," said she, " but do you know of any such person? "-" No, madam," returned he, " it is impossible to know any person that deserves to be her husband: she's too great a treasure for one man's possession; she's a goddess! Upon my soul, I speak what I think-she's an angel! " -" Ah, Mr Thornhill, you only flatter my poor girl: but we have been thinking of marrying her to one of your tenants, whose mother is lately dead, and who wants a manager; you know whom I mean,-farmer Williams; a warm man, Mr Thornhill, able to give her good bread, and who has several times made her proposals "(which was actually the case); " but, Sir," concluded she, " I should be glad to have your approbation of our choice." " How, madam," replied he, " my approbation!-my approbation of such a choice! Never. What ! sacrifice so much beauty, and sense, and goodness, to a creature insensible of the blessing! Excuse me, I can never approve of such a piece of injustice. And I have my reasons."-" Indeed, Sir," cried Deborah, " if you have your reasons, that's another affair; but I should be glad to know those reasons."-" Excuse me, madam," returned he, " they lie too deep for discovery "(laying his hand upon his bosom); " they remain buried, riveted here."
After he was gone, upon a general consultation, we could not tell what to make of these fine sentiments. Olivia considered them as instances of the most exalted passion; but I was not quite so sanguine: it seemed to

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me pretty plain, that they had more of love than matrimony in them; yet, whatever they might portend, it was resolved to prosecute the scheme of farmer Williams, who, from my daughter's first appearance in the country, had paid her his addresses.

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