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CHAP. I.
How and about Little Margery and
her Brother.


CARE and Diſcontent ſhiortened the Days of Little Margery's Father.—He was forced from his Family, and ſeized with a violent Fever in a Place where Dr. James's Powder was not to be had, and where he died miſerably. Margery's poor Mother ſurvived the Loſs of her Huſband but a few Days, and died of a broken Heart, leaving Margery and her little Brother to the wide World; but, poor Woman, it would have melted your Heart to have ſeen how frequently ſhe heaved up her Head, while ſhe lay ſpeechleſs, to ſurvey with languiſhing Looks her little Orphans,