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family to the hill in the Deer Park, and told them the first idea that a younger brother could be a real blessing to an elder one was given him by the old man, seated on the bundle of wood; and that, although his unfortunate selfishness had so frequently overwhelmed his good feelings, he often and often thought of the poor old man's little tale. “I am so changed,” he said, “as to wonder at my past, and rejoice in a new life. If I had not such a brother and sister I should, in all probability, have died in a strange inn; but certainly I should have continued violent and selfish, deserving to live unbeloved and die unlamented; a stately, cold, unsympathised with, and unsympathising “Number One.”

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