which was dated from Edinburgh, and informedus that he should do himself the pleasure ofintroducing Lady Lesley to us on the followingevening.. This as you may suppose considera::bly surprised us, particularly as your accountof her Ladyship had given us reason to imagine that there was little chance of her visitingScotland at a time that London must be so giddygay.1 As it was our busineſs however to bedelighted at such a mark of condescensionas a visit from Sir George and Lady Lesley, weprepared to return them an answer expreſsive


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