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they were visiting at her papa's house.
" We have no garden for you here," said Edward; " but we have a great many things to show you ; and I think you will not soon grow tired of the beach, and the Esplanade, and the chain-pier."
" Nor of looking at the sea either," added Lewis; " for I think, Helen, you have done scarcely any thing-else since you have been here."
" I have never seen it before, you know," said Helen, again turning her eyes towards the blue expanse of waters, as though she thought she had assigned a very sufficient reason for the silence, which she was not usually remarkable for.
'' Lewis, my dear," said Mrs. Ash-