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The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, June 1844

Volume 23, Number 6

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1844
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,116 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 552
Added to site: 2008.05.16 20906
Genre: Periodical

agony and suffering, both mental and corporeal. I fast regained my strength and vigor; the hollow furrows of my forehead and cheeks soon gave way to the effects of a generous diet; and I once more stood forth in health and full powers.

But you will ask, 'And where is she who watched over you during your moments of suffering?--whom you called your guardian angel, and of whose friendship and love you spoke in such feeling terms?' I reply, that she sits even now at my side; her handsome and intelligent countenance reading in my face the varied emotions to which the tracing of these lines give rise. Devoted AleukÔ is my loving and much-loved wife.

J. P. B.



Time was I thought that precious name Less meet for Court than Alley; But now, no thrilling sound hath Fame, No clarion note, like SALLY!

There seems at first, within the word, Some cause to smile, or rally; But once by her sweet glance preferr'd, Ev'n Heaven itself loves SALLY!



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