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HEALEY: A ROMANCE

AT ALL THE LIBRARIES.

HIS QUEEN.

By ALICE FISHER.
Three Vols. Crown 8vo.

'Miss Fisher's power of imagining character is very considerable, .... the heroine is admirably conceived and

excellently natural A book of very great interest, and

of unquestionable power.'—Academy.

'The plot is woven with great ability.'—Court Journal.

HENRY S. KING & CO.

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CHAPTER I.

'Far off she seem'd to hear the dully sound
Of human footsteps fall.

As in strange lands a traveller walking slow,

In doubt and great perplexity,
A little before moon-rise, hears the low

Moan of an unknown sea;

And knows not if it be thunder, or a sound
Of stones thrown down, or one deep cry

Of great wild beasts; then thinketh, "I have found
A new land, but I die."'

T is almost ludicrous to pause here while I remark that by this time not one soul in Hamerton, man, woman, or child, did not know what had happened; that Sara Holden was Sara Healey, the wife of the Hamerton scapegrace

VOL. III. A

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