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The Dedication

the ink is quite faded. "To my Lady Luce. Harold Sekbourne, 3rd November, 1863." What a strong handwriting it is! Luce! how strange that the name should be the same as—— [Looks suddenly at Lucy.] Oh, Auntie, forgive me. I never dreamt—— I am so sorry.