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,' said Undy—who at the present moment preferred talking to listening—'the truth is, you do not understand buying and selling shares. We should both be ruined very quickly were I to allow myself to be

am prepared to do so.' 'The more fool you,' said Undy,' if you do it; especially as ?6,000 won't pay ?10,000, and as the same property, if overheld another month or two, in all probability will do so. y to admit that I have borrowed ?5,000—not from your ward, but from you.' Alaric was nearly beside himself; but he still felt that he should have no chance of carrying his point if he lost his temper. her since that day. Her house, by the crow's flight, was but seven furlongs from his own; but, as he kept no horse, he could not get to her residence without a four hours' walk, for which he felt him garded it as all but impossible, and declared it to be quite unusual. Alaric rejoined that something of the same kind had been done at the Poor Law Board. To this Sir Gregory replied, gently pluming h g assumes a state of badgerdom, dons the skin of his enemy, and, in his turn, submits to be baited. The pursuit is certainly full of interest, but it is somewhat deficient in dignity. The parliamentar earest; wash your hands and come down—don't trouble yourself to dress this evening; unless, indeed, you are going out again.' 'Gertrude,' said he, 'if there be a soul on earth that has not in it a spa st that a gentleman must always be a gentleman; that a man, let him marry whom he will, raises or degrades his wife to the level of his own condition, and that King Cophetua could share his throne wit

s, in spite of the hazardous step which he now meditated, he was quite contented. He had an idea that in the public service of the Government, as well as in all other services, men who were known to b as I tell you, has every share of mine in his possession.' 'Your brother Val wants 250 shares! And does he expect me to give them to him?' 'Well—I rather think he does. That is, not to give them, of sion. She left her infant sprawling on the floor, and came up to greet him with a kiss. 'Ger,'—said he, putting his arm round her and embracing her—'I have come home to consult you on business;' and t o escape from my ruin without your aid; but by the living God, if I fall, you shall fall with me. Tell me now; will you let me have the sum I demand? If you do not, I will go to your brother's wife an

stances what could he do but drift about the gulfs and straits of the London ocean without compass or rudder, and bruise his timbers against all the sunken rocks that might come in his way? And then N do with it than that fellow in the wig there.' 'I wish at any rate you would let me explain myself,' said Alaric, who felt that his patience was fast going, and who could hardly resist the temptation it was reckoned to be within the precincts of Belgravia, and was only five minutes' walk from Buckingham Palace. Mrs. Val, therefore, had fair ground for twitting her dear friend with living so far aw for a committee, and Mr. Vigil, having duly consulted his higher brethren in the Government, conceded this point. It may easily be conceived how high were now the hopes both of Undy Scott and Alaric T

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