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OR THE ADVENTURES OF A
TAKEN FROM THE GERMAN OF
C. M. WIELAND;
JOHN BATTERSBY ELRINGTON, ESQ.
Printed for J. BELL, No. 148, Oxford - Street;
Confessions in Elysium.
When I saw the Stranger so near me, I arose, as if to resign him his place, and to retire; but I somehow halted, like a person who had to disentangle himself before he could proceed.
"Ah, Peregrine," exclaimed the Stranger, "dost thou avoid thy "good Genius!"
He addressed me in a tone of voice that found its immediate passage to my heart and....like a splendid sunbeam...threw a radiance over the dark recesses of my soul.
I made no reply....but, assuming all
the indifference I could collect I
looked him full in the face.
I fear the incredulity I meant to
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