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LIFE IN THE WEST.

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LIFE IN THE WEST:

BACK-WOOD LEAVES AND PRAIRIE FLOWERS:

Rough Sketches on the Borders

OF THE

PICTURESQUE, THE SUBLIME, AND RIDICULOUS.

EXTRACTS FROM THE NOTE BOOK

OF

MORLEIGH IN SEARCH OF AN ESTATE.

"The ancient proverb 's come to pass:
The priest, as he performs the mass,
Forgets that ever clerk he was,-

He knoweth not his estate."-OLD BALLAD.

"Gratum opus agricolis.”—VIRGIL.

"And when pleasure begins to grow dull in the east,

We may order our wings, and fly off to the west."-T. MOORE.

"And deem the woods will be our home at last."-BYRON.

LONDON:

SAUNDERS AND OTLEY, CONDUIT STREET.

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