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TIME, THE AVENGER.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

"EMILIA WYNDHAM," "THE WILMINGTONS," &c.

"The Word dwelt with me, and its inward light,

By anguish aided, and adversity,

Wrought in my heart an inward change entire."

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON:

HENRY COLBURN, PUBLISHER,

GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.

1851.

249. W. 227.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY HARRISON AND SON,

ST. MARTIN'S LANE.

TIME, THE AVENGER.

CHAPTER I.

"Must I then forward only look at death? Backward I turn mine eye, and find him there. Man is a self-survivor every year."

THE enterprise I am about to undertake is the most difficult of any one I have as yet attempted, and possibly to the mere novel reader may prove the least interesting and attractive.

But as Milton, in the deep seriousness of an earnest mind, invoked for aid before he commenced his divine song-not the muses who

VOL. I.

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