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" I beg, Sir," returned she, scarce able to speak, " that you'll desist, and not make me so very wretched."" Was ever such obstinacy known? " cried he again; " to refuse a man whom the family have such infinite obligations to, who has preserved your sister, and who has five hundred pounds ! What ! not have him! "-" No, Sir, never! " replied she angrily; " I'd sooner die first." -" If that be the case, then," cried he, " if you will not have him-I think I must have you myself." And, so saying, he caught her to his breast with ardour. " My loveliest, my most sensible of girls," cried he, " how could you ever think your own Burchell could deceive you, or that Sir William Thornhill could ever cease to admire a mistress that loved him for himself alone? I have for some years sought for a woman, who, a stranger to my fortune, could think that I had merit as a man. After having tried in vain, even amongst the pert and ugly, how great at last must be my rapture, to have made a conquest over such sense and such heavenly beauty." Then turning to Jenkinson: " As I cannot, Sir, part with this young lady myself, for she has taken a fancy to the cut of my face, all the recompense I can make is to give you her fortune; and you may call upon my steward to-morrow for five hundred pounds." Thus we had all our compliments to repeat, and Lady Thornhill underwent the same round of ceremony that her sister had done before. In the meantime Sir William's gentleman appeared to tell us that the equipages were ready to carry us to the inn, where everything was prepared for our reception. My wife and I led the van, and left those gloomy mansions of sorrow. The generous Baronet ordered forty pounds to be distributed among the prisoners, and Mr Wilmot, induced by his example,

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gave half that sum. We were received below by the shouts of the villagers, and I saw and shook by the hand two or three of my honest parishioners, who were among the number. They attended us to our inn, where a sumptuous entertainment was provided, and coarser provisions were distributed in great quantities among the populace.
After supper, as my spirits were exhausted by the alternation of pleasure and pain which they had sustained during the day, I asked permission to withdraw; and, leaving the company in the midst of their mirth, as soon as I found myself alone, I poured out my heart in gratitude to the Giver of joy as well as of sorrow, and then slept undisturbed till morning.

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