The Ayrshire Legatees: Or, The Pringle Family

The Ayrshire Legatees: Or, The Pringle Family

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The Ayrshire Legatees: Or, The Pringle Family

The Ayrshire Legatees: Or, The Pringle Family

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On the fourteenth day after the departure of the family from the manse, the Rev. Mr. Charles Snodgrass, who was appointed to officiate during the absence of the doctor, received the following letter from his old chum, Mr. Andrew Pringle. It would appear that the young advocate is not so solid in the head as some of his elder brethren at the bar; and, therefore, many of his flights and observations must be taken with an allowance on the score of his youth.

LETTER IV.

Andrew Pringle, Esq. Advocate, to the Rev. Charles Snodgrass.

London.

MY DEAR FRIEND,--We have at last reached London, after a stormy passage of seven days. The accommodation in the smacks looks extremely inviting in port, and in fine weather, I doubt not, is comfortable, even at sea; but in February, and in such visitations of the powers of the air as we have endured, a balloon must be a far better . . .

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