two amiable Girls, for whom since her earliest years, she had felt the tenderest regard. Theywere the daughters of the Clergyman of the Parishwith whose Family, while it had continued there,her Aunt had been on the most intimate terms,and the little Girls tho'though separated for the greatestpart of the year by the different Modes of their Education, were constantly together during theholidays of the Miſs Wynnes;. they were compa::nions in their walks, their Schemes & Amuse::ments, and while the sweetneſs of their disposi::tions had prevented any serious Quarrels, the trifling disputes which it was impoſsible wholly to avoid, had been far from leſsening their affection. In thosedays of happy Childhood, now so often regretted by Kitty this arbour had been formed, and separated perhapsfor ever from these dear freinds, it encouraged morethan any other place the tender and Melanchollyrecollections of hours rendered pleasant by them, atone so sorrowful, yet so soothing! It was now twoyears since the death of Mr Wynne, and the conse::quent dispersion of his Family who had been left by

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