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A TALE OF OTHER TIMES.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
BY SOPHIA LEE,
CANTERBURY TALES, LIFE OF A LOVER, &c.
"Are not these woods
"More free from peril than the envious court?
"Here feel we but the penalty of Adam-
"The seasons' difference."
A. K. NEWMAN AND CO. LEADENHALL-STREET.
FROM this temporary death I was at
last recalled by a sound that made me wish it had been indeed eternal-the voice, the tremendous voice of Williams. Of what horrors was my soul instantly susceptible! What dreadful images swam before those eyes I hardly durst open! Fearfully at length I cast them around-I saw I had been conveyed into the great room of our Recess, sacred once to piety and innocence, but now, alas! the shelter of rapine, perhaps of murder. A number of ill-looking ruffians stood ready to fulfil the worst commands of their ferocious confederate, who, with malignant joy, contemplated two hopeless victims unpitying Heaven seemed