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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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advanced age of one hundred and eight years.
" Dear uncle," said Helen, " what an extraordinary character ! I do not think I could have loved a woman who had been thus employed in the destruction of her fellow-creatures. The epitaph does not tell us that she had any particular object in view in entering the army; such as seeking shelter and disguise for a time ; or, that she did it from a sense of duty, like Joan of Arc."
"Whatever were the motives to such a line of conduct, my love," re­plied her uncle, " it is indeed to be lamented, that one, who doubtless possessed strength of mind in no common degree, should be so mis­guided as thus to misapply her time
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