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XV.—ADVENTURES OP YOUR OWN CORRESPON-
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Xv.—Adventures Op Your Own Correspon-
XV . —ADVENTURES OP YOUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS IN SEARCH OF SOLITUDE . NO . II . ( Concluded from page 4 A :, J Mimii
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— that Hope " jack " spring in the ing box for " ever which in was our the breasts object " with of our the juve persistency nile terror of
at and last deli reached ght—we our conveyed desired to haven you last a month rash and our premature conviction conviction of having ;
indeed , which a very few days served to dissipate into thin air ! that dale And Head our yet , luggage no appeared wonder could to we realise with were our difficulty beguiled fondest be : antici the got p up first ations to aspect the ; the door of very of Wast fact the
farm-house , was in itself satisfactory to such lovers of solitude and wildness ! We arrived early in the morning , after a lovely drive
_howeyer was by the no shore regular we continued of the road lake to to or . extract from Our driver Wastdale the deli was ghtful Head an idiot assurance , except lad , from the that one whom there by
which we arrived . The Pass of Blacksail on the one side , and of Sty We head were on the met other about , being half a impracticable mile from the excep farm t - for house ponies by . the
farmer himself— " t' ould master " in the vernacular , an epithet which more you may respectful be sure or your conventional O . Cs . imme appell diatel ation y . adopted We wer in e p requested lace of any to
he master our alig is ht luggage ! , and ej God aculated our . knows If charioteer at and if intervals he as 'll was he ever with chose to coom follow a too grin along , , we , if " , ! He discovered and God ' s as a , ilot knows he , little could as if t' bod with he ould 'll y
ever T' bring looggage t' looggage however at arrived all ! " before we had half exhausted our
dewas light a at large having kitchen at last which found opened " the very on the thing farm . " -yard Our , with sitting a -room door
which we never could close , for the simple reason that the window was far too small to light the room . Another door , or rather
archway into , chance a for tiny door parlor tourists there , which was stay none ing we , were for led into one warned a ni passage ght must , required , and be our a third the residence kitchen opened if .
Wooden any chairs and , benches and a couple of tables formed our furniture , but of decoration there was plenty ; for were not the walls
gracefully adorned with various useful and ornamental utensils , such as iire-irons , and a warming-pan , suspended by packthread
upon And hooks could ? we require book-cases or cupboards , when the rafters
had cross shelves nailed to them ,. which contained such miscellaneous
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Oct. 1, 1859, page 100, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01101859/page/28/