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HENRY AND ISABELLA.

CH A P T E R I.

THE BACHELORS.

THIS is the coldest evening for

September! exclaimed Sir George Maitland, rubbing his hands and drawing his chair close to a blazing fire. Come, John, place the backgammon table ; you beat me last night, Harry, but this evening I mean to have my revenge. I have got the most intolerable head-ach, exclaimed Mr. Maicland, the noise of the dice will distract ine. Well, then), (replied Sir George) we'll play at piquet. I can attend to nothing, (answered his brother.) Sir George Vol. I.

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