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HOLIDAYS AT THE GRANGE,

OR

A WEEK'S DELIGHT.

Games and Stories for Parlor and Fireside.

BY

EMILY MAYER HIGGINS.

 

PHILADELPHIA:
PORTER & COATES.

Copyright
BY
PORTER & COATES.

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Not many miles from Philadelphia, in a beautifully wooded and hilly country, may be seen a large rambling mansion, whose substantial walls show that it was built at a time when more attention was paid to the durability of dwellings than at present. It is, indeed, quite an ancient house for this part of the world, having been erected by a certain John Wyndham, a hundred years ago; and it has remained in the family ever since, the owner of it generally inheriting the name of John, a taste for rural life, and the old homestead together. It was constructed in good taste, and with great regard for comfort; the broad hall, the favorite resort in summer, was ornamented with family portraits of ............

 

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