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quiry, the sound of a horn attracted the attention of the little party.
" Can it be six o'clock already ?" cried he.
" It is, indeed," said Edward, "and there is dear papa on the coach; and cousin Helen is showing her face at the window."
But a few moments passed, and the happy children were at their father's side.
" Well, cousin Helen," exclaimed Lewis, when the first greetings were over, " how you are grown! you are almost as tall as Edward, I do believe. I hope you are not too much of a woman to play with boys now ; though you have been to boarding-school since we saw you. Is not