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SIDNEY ROMELEE.

A TALE OF NEW ENGLAND.

Printed by J. Darling, Leadenhall-Street, London.

A Tale of New England.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

BY

MRS. S. J. HALE.

He wbo loves not his country, can love nothing.

Two Foscari.
Home is the resort
Of love, of joy, of peace and plenty, where,
Sapporting and supported, polished friends
And dear relations mingle into bliss. Thomson.

VOL. II.

Boston :
PRINTED FOR BOWLES AND DEARBORN.

London:
RE-PRINTED FOR A. K. NEWMAN AND CO.

SIDNEY ROMELEE.

CHAPTER I.

On with the dance ! let joy be unconfined ;
No sleep till morn, when youth and pleasure meet,
To chase the glowing hours with Aying feet.

CHILDE HAROLD.

THE ball which our visitors were invited to attend, was given at the public hotel, the room appropriated to this amusement being always designated « the hall.” This hall, which was a spacious room, in the estimation of the company, had been splendidly fitted up for the occasion. Branches of pine, and spruce, and festoons, formed of a species

of

VOL. II.

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