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BY THE AUTHOR OF
“UNA CRICHTON” “OUR VALLEY”
FORTUNES OF HASSAN” &c.
Or anywhere in the sun or rain
BY GORDON BROWNE
PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE
COMMITTEE OF GENERAL LITERATURE AND EDUCATION, APPOINTED BY
THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE
43, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, E.C.
BRIGHTON : 135, NORTH STREET
What's in a name? That which we call a rose,
Romeo and Juliet.
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.