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DAUNTLESS.

VOL. II.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

'HANDS NOT HEARTS, THE REVELATIONS

OF A COMMONPLACE MAN, ETC.

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JOHN W. PARKER AND SON, WEST STRAND.

1858.
[The Author reserves the right of Translation.]

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DAUNTLESS.

CHAPTER I.

She only said, 'My life is dreary,
He cometh not,' she said.

TENNYSON.

ON
N the afternoon of the following day Jane

was standing by her window, abstractedly watching the driving clouds and thinking of the possible . result of the morning's interview, when Mordaunt suddenly entered. It needed no great discernment to read his countenance, or the fervent How shall I ever thank you enough!

'I am very well rewarded already,' she answered, quickly, by that bright look and cheerful tone. You have succeeded ?'

'Not quite in realizing a fortune yet,' he replied, but in obtaining employment. And oh! the relief of serving Sir Mark instead of those low tyrants.

I don't mean to say I

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