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much importance that even the pheasant-shooting and the distinguished party were not of much moment to him.He went to Penrith, and thence direct to London. It was the habit of his life to give up his usiness, and he was found at home even in September. "Yes, Mr. 'Oshspur, it's about time something was done now; ain't it?" said Mr. Hart, smiling pleasantly.Cousin George, also smiling, reminded his

ght to leave the estates away from me.""Power is right, my boy. Legal power is undoubtedly right.""He should at any rate divide them. There are two distinct properties, and either of them would make m be quite willing to undertake never to put my foot on a racecourse again this minute. I will do so now if you will only ask it of me."She paused a moment, half thinking that she would ask it, but at ge to come to the house, only because Cousin George must become, on his death, the head of the Hotspurs.Cousin George came on one Sunday, came on another Sunday, dined at the house, and was of course he is always the best talker.""He knows how to talk, certainly.""And, Mamma, don't you think that there is a something,—I don't know what,—something not at all like other men about him that compels on e flock he should be the least black. It might be that in the energy of his pleasures he had exceeded other men, as he did exceed all other men in everything that he did and said. Who was so clever? w

grasp! If, after all, he might live to be Sir George Hotspur of Humblethwaite and Scarrowby! After thinking of it as well as he could, he determined that he would make the attempt; but as to those pre ardly require to be informed.In spite of all his faults, this man enjoyed a certain social popularity for which many a rich man would have given a third of his income. Dukes and duchesses were fond of h for her. And how jolly they would be together when they got hold of their share of that £20,000 a year! And how jolly it would be to owe nothing to anybody! As he thought of this, however, there cam

fore she left her mother, "do you not know that you love him yourself?""Love is such a strong word, my dear.""It is not half strong enough," said Emily, pressing her two hands together. "But you do, M ssed together. It was not the amount of his debts, but the nature of them, and the characters of the men with whom he had dealings, that were so terrible. Fifteen thousand pounds—less than one year's e should be successful, and he thought it probable that Lord Altringham might express vehement displeasure. But the game was worth the candle, and then he knew that he could trust the Countess.London he had little thought that in doing so he had helped to imbue Sir Harry with a true idea of his own character.George passed on, and saw his cousin, who was now standing up with a foreign ambassador. H

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