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Graham's Magazine, Vol XXXIII, No. 6, December 1848

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1848
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,799 / 194 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.6
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 526
Added to site: 2010.05.15 27735
Genre: Periodical

loved inmates, and all the delightful scenes of her childhood, and hasten to London, to join a family who were about returning to the island, and to whose charge her grandfather had consigned her.

The grief which filled all hearts at this dreaded separation may easily be imagined. Rupert was nearly crazy at the thought. He now felt how dear Mildred was to him, and that to part with her was like rending soul and body. But certain that his love would meet the sanction of his parents, knowing how tenderly they regarded her, he hastened to make known his feelings to them, and to entreat that he might accompany Mildred to Jamaica, and demand the consent of her friends to their union.

"No, my dear son," said Sir Hugh, "Mildred is yet very young--of the world she knows little, and it would be cruel to shackle her with ties which she may in time be brought to abhor, nor would it be doing justice to her friends to bind down her affections to us alone. Leave her free, Rupert; if she loves you, that love w



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