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od property.""But the house?""The house is quite large enough for us," said Sir Harry; "but we do not have company there."This was said in a very cold tone, and there was nothing more to be added. Geo London lodgings when he left town at the end of the season, and spare himself the expense of any home as long as he could find friends to entertain him. There are certain items of the cost of living f t be feared, that his prospects as heir to Humblethwaite had in some degree been pawned. At the present time he had a horse for Park riding, and he looked upon a good dinner, with good wine, as being


brandy which gave George Hotspur the courage to make the request contained in his postscript. He had not intended to make it when he sat down to write, but as he wrote the idea had struck him that if unnecessary, and inexpedient. The girl would not have quarrelled with him for going to the races,—would never have asked anything about it. But George knew that he must make his running. It would not account when possessed of funds. But demands upon him were very pressing, and there was a certain Captain Stubber who was bitter against him, almost to blood, because one Mr. Abraham Hart had received

up your mind to this, that you'll ask Miss Hotspur to be your wife before you leave—what's the name of the place?""I have quite made up my mind to that, Lady Altringham.""As to the manner of doing it true that I have not a shilling.""Then what business have you to speak to my daughter?""Because I have that which is worth many shillings, and which you value above all your property. I am the heir t down next month, I believe?""Papa talks of going to Scarrowby for a few weeks. He always does every year, and it is so dull. Did you ever see Scarrowby?""Never.""You ought to come there some day. You

y favour I do not think that I was misbehaving to you in proposing to her. If you will trust me now, I will be as grateful and obedient a son as any man ever had."He had pleaded his cause well, and he at he thought it expedient to change his mind on the subject. When Lady Elizabeth proposed that Cousin George should be asked to dinner, he frowned and looked black as he acceded; but, in truth, he va

tion on the name and wealth that he would obtain with his wife. Lord Alfred had been the very man; but then his girl would have none of Lord Alfred! Eldest sons there might be in plenty ready to take questions about "Altringham's mountains." "The worst of you fellows who go to Scotland is that you care nothing for real sport when you come down south afterwards." All this conversation about Lord A s he had ever spoken about Cousin George, but then the occasion had become very critical. Lady Elizabeth's reply was as follows:— My dear Cousin George,—Sir Harry and I will be very happy to have as to the farm and the earning of bread.On their return to the Hall on Friday they found that a party had been made to go to Ulleswater on the Saturday. A certain Mrs. Fitzpatrick was staying in the aid it."Thus prompted George Hotspur went from Castle Corry to Humblethwaite. I wonder whether he was aware of the extent of the friendship of his friend, and whether he ever considered why it was tha

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