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A STORY OF DOMESTIC LIFE

IN SCOTLAND.

BY

THE AUTHOR OF “ANNE DYSART.”

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON:
COLBURN AND CO., PUBLISHERS,

13, GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.

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TO

CAPTAIN PRINGLE HOME DOUGLAS, R.N.

AND

MRS. DOUGLAS

This Story:->

IS MOST AFFECTIONATELY AND GRATEFULLY

INSCRIBED,

BY

THEIR DAUGHTER,

C. J. D.

THE HEIR OF ARDENNAN.

CHAPTER I.

“ AGNES !” said

said Major Irvine, rising and laying down his newspaper, while he sighed gently.

“Dear papa!" replied his eldest daughter, with one glance up from an immense worsted embroidery-frame, over which she was bending, while rose, lily, and convolvolus seemed to grow as if by magic beneath the unwearied hand and eye of the industrious needlewoman.

“I was just thinking, Agnes, how we shall miss our darling Carry when she goes to Locharroch."

VOL. I.

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