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    Jean Middlemass
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1872 Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: Ned himself was, perhaps, the least demonstratively pleased of all those there assembled. There was a good deal of sadness mixed up with his joy over Lil's return. He longed to take her to his arms, away from all these grand surroundings. Ay, she was found, but not for him: he must pass once more into his position in the work-a-day world, and content himself with hearing occasional little stray whiffs of news about the lassie's welfare. chapter{Section 4 CHAPTER IV. AN ACT OF REPARATION. T IL is installed once again in the well- -- known studio in Miss Gray's pretty bouse, where she has passed so many happy hours: she is seated on a low footstool by the fire, her head leaning against Poppy's knee, as she gives that kind good friend, who is toying the while with the girl's soft and beautiful hair, an account of her late adventure. And right glad is Miss Gray to have her young companion with her once again, and still more overjoyed to find that her confidence in Lil's truth and loyalty has had no cause to be shaken. She had told her tale with all its fullest particulars, andshe is now sitting very quietly, enjoying in the firelight, during the half-hour before dinner, that sort of subdued feeling of rest and safety which is so sweet after all she has gone through lately. Never, not even when she left the black alley for the first time, and saw light, and warmth, and comfort as she had never seen them before, did she so thoroughly appreciate a kind gentle voice, and a welcome home as she does now, as she sits there at the feet of her best friend. Yet there is a sadder expression on the bright face than...  
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