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and mamma blame me, that I am vexed with myself too." Then Lewis was going on to think, how he might, much oftener than he did, avoid giving himself this unnecessary pain; but just then his brother set off to run again; so Lewis shouted, " Edward ! Edward ! Stop; pray stop !"
Edward turned, on hearing his name called; and he was glad he did so, though he wanted very much to see the gentleman he had been watching throw another stone into the sea, for a beautiful Newfoundland dog to bring out again.
" Look, Lewis! there they go along the shore ; now they have turned that point we cannot see them, unless we were to run further on."
By this time Mrs. Ashton came