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THE LITTLE CHURCH DOOR OPENED AND HE STOOD FACE TO FACE

WITH JULIET NEVIL. Frontispiece.

Page 82.

BY THE AUTHOR OF

“UNA CRICHTONOUR VALLEY

"THE

FORTUNES OF HASSAN” &c.

Or anywhere in the sun or rain
To have loved and been beloved again
Is loftiest reach of Hope's bright wings

DANTE ROSSETTI

ILLUSTRATED

BY GORDON BROWNE

PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE

COMMITTEE OF GENERAL LITERATURE AND EDUCATION, APPOINTED BY

THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE

LONDON
SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE
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43, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, E.C.
26, ST. GEORGE'S PLACE, HYDE PARK CORNER, S.W.

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What's in a name? That which we call a rose,
By any other name would smell as sweet.

Romeo and Juliet.

M

EISS JULY! It was a strange, foolish name.

A name which had no sense or meaning in it, which might have be

longed to a horse, or a bird, or any other creature, as well as to a human being. And when you heard it at every turn and corner, as you did at Glenarva, when the children in the place screamed about Miss July at their games, and the old goodies talked of Miss July to each other over their tea-pots, and the boatmen painted the name in letters of vermilion and gold on their fishing craft, it was no wonder that the sound began to vex you.

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