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NEW-Y ORE:

SAMUEL HUESTOIST, 139 NASSAU STREET

ELWOOD & CO., DETEOIT, MICH.

1854.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854, >y

SAMUEL HUESTON,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the

Southern District of New-York.

JOHN A. GRAY, STEREOTYPER AND PRINTER,

95 & 97 Cliff Steset.

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PRESIDENT OF MADISON UNIVERSITY,

WHO HAS PASSED A LIFE, 'LOOKING- NATURE IN THE FACE,

AND INTERPRETING HER EXPRESSION, THIS LITTLE

VOLUME IS AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED.

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A Little Preface to a little Book is a jewel: so these random sketches are not portionless.

Some body has declared that 'water runneth by the Mill, the Miller wots not of;' and, for proof thereof, lo! here a little, caught in the hollow of one's hand. Not enough, indeed, to turn a wheel, but to quench, may-be, a rose's or a robin's thirst; to baptize an infant love of Nature; to sparkle in dews, on opening leaves of Thought.

Hark! says the mother, as she soothes the restless child. Now, Nature is the mother, and I—the child.

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