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Works by the same Author.

JANE BOUVERIE.

Price 58.

MODERN ACCOMPLISHMENTS.

MODERN SOCIETY.

HOLIDAY HOUSE.

Price 5s.

SCOTLAND AND THE SCOTCH.

WALES AND THE WELSH ; OR, HILL AND VALLEY.

JOURNEY OF LIFE.

Price 58.

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BUSINESS OF LIFE.

Price 10s.

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“Miss Sinclair is a well-known writer, and her various works display a piquant liveliness and a keen sense of the ridiculous, while in general they are very practical in their tendencies. If we have not here Tales of a Grandfather, we have at all events • Legends' by an Aunt; and if Sir Walter's Tales' were more true than the Legends,' the fault lies not with Miss Sinclair, but with the Chuch of Rome, which has, for her own crafty and covetous ends, virtually endorsed them all. The subject of the miracles and lying wonders' which form one of the grand characteristics of the apostasy, has been very prominently before the public mind of late years. What between Lord Shrewsbury's Exstatica' and the winking statue of Riminiand especially with Dr. Newman's unblushing ayowal of his conviction of the credibility of the Munchausen stories of saints sailing on their cloaks over the sea and raising the dead to life-we have had sufficient to excite in all honest minds the inquiry whether Christianity itself is not emphatically in danger, from those who profess to be her exclusive guardians and advocates. And it is most desirable that, amid the deceivableness of unrighteousness, which, like a miasma, is poisoning the moral atmosphere, there should be furnished to the young a popular idea of those pious frauds by which the sorceress is seeking to betray and destroy them. The work before us will largely meet this want, and at the same time will furnish an antidote from the Word of God itself. A great amount of useful information will be found in this handsome volume ; and from its animated style it is likely to be very acceptable and useful to the class for whom it is specially designed.”. Christian Times, March 26, 1852.

OR,

THE UNKNOWN RELATIVES.

BY CATHERINE SINCLAIR,

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AUTHOR OF
MODERN ACCOMPLISHMENTS,' “ HOLIDAY HOUSE, SIR EDWARD GRAHAM,'

JANE BOUVERIE,” THE JOURNEY OF LIFE," ETC.

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“If authors must write, they had better compose

Their stories too marvellous almost for prose;
Add some incidents, too, which are strange above measure.”

Bath Guide.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

LONDON:
RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

LONDON :

R. CLAY, PRINTER, BREAD STRELT HILL.

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“They sought her baith in bow'r and ha',

The lady was not seen.”-SCOTT.
Alack, now, that all the world should be out sight-
seeing and saint-making, and we laid up here, like two
lame jackdaws in a belfry!”-Saints' Tragedy.

Night and morning Lady Edith was determining to set off with Beatrice from the cold and stately halls of Eaglescairn to their own little peaceful warm-hearted home, but night and morning found her yet a most unwilling prisoner in the gloomy Castle of Eaglescairn, where the cold, proud, tranquil incivility of its hostess became every day more intolerably galling to one like Lady Edith, who lived but for the exchange of kind affections and friendly good offices. She had now learned so to distrust Mr. Ambrose that she would not even have had an honest-hearted quarrel with him about his clandestine conduct respecting Beatrice. One morning Lady Edith found a note from him dropped

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