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NEW NOVELS IN THE PRESS.

In Three Vols. (In November.)
COMMON SENSE,

By Mrs. J. C. NEWBY,

Author of "Wondrous Strange," "Kate Kennedy," &c.

In Three Vols. (In November.)

MAGGIE LYNNE,

By Alton CLYDE,

Author of " Tried and True,” &c.

In Three Vols. (In November.)

A TROUBLED STREAM,

By C. HARDCASTLE, Author of “ The Cliffords of Oakley," " " Constance Dale."

THE

GENERAL FURNISHING

AND

UPHOLSTERY COMPANY

(LIMITED),

F. J. ACRES, MANAGER,

24 and 25, Baker Street, W.

The Company are now Exhibiting all the most approved Novelties

of the Season in

CARPETS, CHINTZES,

MUSLIN CURTAINS,

And every variety of textile fabric for Upholstery purposes

constituting the most recherché selection in the trade.

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London:
T. CAUTLEY NEW BY, PUBLISHER,

30, WELBECK STREET, CAVENDISH SQUARE,

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IT MAY BE TRUE.

CHAPTER I.

IS THERE A FATE IN IT?

“The grief of slighted love, suppress'd,

Scarce dull’d her eye, scarce heav'd her breast;
Or if a tear, she strove to check,
A truant tear stole down her neck,
It seem'd a drop that, from his bill,
The linnet casts, beside a rill,
Flirting his sweet and tiny shower
Upon a milk-white April flower :-
Or if a sigh, breathed soft and low,
Escaped her fragrant lips ; e'en so
The zephyr will, in heat of day,
Between two rose leaves fan its way."

COLMAN

Amy had been some three weeks at home, and as yet there had been no improvement in Mrs. Neville's health to justify her daughter's return to Brampton. There was the same lassitude, the same weariness. She would lie on the sofa day after day, with no bodily ailment save that of

VOL. III.

B

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