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LONDON:
HENRY WASHBOURNE, SALISBURY SQUARE,
FRASER AND CO., EDINBURGH; MACHEN AND CO. DUBLIN;

AND SMITH AND CO. GLASGOW,

1840.

3 SEP 1940

LONDON: PRINTED BY STEWART AND IURRAY,

OLD BAILEY.

PRE FACE.

It would be in vain for the Author to attempt

to deny that he is altogether exempt from the prevailing propensity to write, which so strongly characterizes the present age: in venturing, however, to embody in the little work before the reader a few recollections of the Island of Barbados, he must do himself the credit to say that he is influenced by a stronger motiveone which induces him to hope, that the contents of a volume, trivial enough in itself,

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