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LONDON:

PRINTED BY SAMUEL BENTLEY,

Dorset Street, Fleet Street.

RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

MY LIF E.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

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STORIES OF WATERLOO,"

WILD SPORTS OF THE WEST,"
&c. &c. &c.

Su Anthony.—Come bere, sirrah! who the devil are you?
Captain Absolute.“"Faithi sir, I'm not quite clear myself: but I'll

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LONDON:

1835

INTRODUCTION.

Egeon.—Why look you strange on me? You know me well. Ant. E. – I never saw you in my life till now.

Comedy of Errors.

I HAD been delicate from infancy-and the enervating effects of an unhealthy climate obliged me to retire upon half-pay, and quit Ceylon for England, to try if native air would restore a shattered constitution. I came to London for medical advice ; and while my physician was anxious that I should continue immediately under his eye, he recommended me. for amusement and exercise, to make frequent excursions around the British capital.

No advice could have been more congenial to a truant disposition." I, who had been butfeted about the world from my boyhood, willingly became a roamer after health ; and in

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