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A Tale of Modern Times.
BY DENIS IGNATIUS MORIARTY, Esq.
AUTHOR OF THE “ WIFE HUNTER,"
"I would you had been there to see
Sir Walter Scott.
It was a fine frosty morning in December, and the sun shone cheerfully on the southern exposure of a hill, near the town of Killandrum, over which two young men rambled, in merry companionship, with dogs at their heels, and fowling-pieces in their hands.
“Well, James," said Mr. M Govern to his companion," is it to be, or is it not ? "To be, or not to be that is the question.' Poor Miss Mulkelly ! it is cruel to leave her in suspense. The prevalent impression a month ago, was, that you certainly intended to marry her immediately.”