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of the great bell calling us to lessons."
" No, I do not," cried Edward, starting up as though the great bell had really roused him from his slumbers : "we are in Brighton at last; in Brighton, where the king and queen live, and where there are so many grand things to be seen: but what I want to see more than all is the deep wide sea. It was so dark when we came here last night, that what papa told me was the sea looked only, as we rode along, like a line of black clouds."
" Come to the window, then," said Lewis, " and you will see that it looks bright and blue this morning. How the waves sparkle in the sunbeams ! Those vessels in the dis-