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MAURICE POWELL:

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Historical welsh Tale.

C. Baldwin, Printer, New Bridge-street, London.

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

MAURICE POWELL.

CHAPTER 1.

« INDEED hur would not have fol. lowed your honour, but the Captain says, indeed he will sail to night anyhow."

This sentence was spoken as rapidly as the exhausted, blowing condition of the speaker would allow. He appeared to be about forty years of age, short, square built, and a little inclined to corpulency: a smile, and the glistening of his small blue eye, indicated the certainty he felt that his message would be welcome: and no sooner had he uttered it, than, retiring a few steps, to such a distance as to be able to hold a conversation, yet not appear presuming, he threw

VOL. I.

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