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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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" Thank you, dear Helen, it is a very pretty epitaph; but, perhaps, to the mournful writer of it, Edmis-ton's touching lines might with pro­priety have been addressed.
* And thou, pale mourner o'er an infant's
bier, Brighten thy cheek, and dry the trickling
tear: This came, though veiled in darkness,
from above, A dispensation of eternal love. He, who perceived the dangerous con-
troul The heart-twined spell was gaining o'er
thy soul, Snatched from thy arms the treacherous
decoy, To give thee brighter hope and purer
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