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Just published, by the same Author, STEPS TO KNOWLEDGE;

OR,
CYCLOPÆDIA FOR YOUTH.

A SUMMER AT DE COURCY LODGE.

CHAPTER I.

“Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to min'?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
And the days o' lang syne?"

Burns.

In the winter of 1832, a party was assembled at the seat of Sir Alfred De Courcy, which consisted of Sir Alfred and Lady De Courcy; their four children, William, Adelaide, Amelia, and Henry; Mr. Mandeville, brother to Lady De Courcy, who, with his daughter Edith, had just arrived from India ; his son Captain Mandeville, from an expedition to the frozen ocean; and a schoolboy and girl, one from Ireland, Anna, niece to Lady De Courcy, the other, Donald, from Scotland, nephew to Sir Alfred.

They had been unexpectedly joined by Mr. Frederick De Courcy, Sir Alfred's younger brother, who had been a wanderer in Arabia and the Holy Land, and who was so great a favourite amongst them, that his being called away to visit Norway, Sweden, and Lapland, before the termination of the Christmas holidays, was the cause of great regret. He, too, though going to countries he had long wished to traverse, grieved to quit De Courcy Lodge, (such was the name of Sir Alfred's seat,) and remarked that, should he even return in the autumn, many changes would in all probability have taken place among its present inmates : Mr. Mandeville and Edith would, most likely, be settled in a home of their own; Donald and Anna, be at school; and Capt. Mandeville gone on another voyage.

Mr. Mandeville had endeavoured to impress upon their minds the uncertainty of all human enjoyments, or rather the certainty of their passing away; and that, therefore, though we ought to be grateful for, and enjoy every present blessing, it is but courting disappointment to set our hearts upon them, whilst the blessings of another life are unchangeable and everlasting, and on that account alone would be worthy of our strongest exertions to obtain. But the additional de. light which a religious mind experiences in all

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