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1  One day, when my father had gone by himself to Milan, my mother, accompanied by me, visited this abode.
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2  A new light seemed to dawn upon my mind, and bounding with joy, I communicated my discovery to my father.
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3  This last blow overcame her, and she knelt by Beaufort's coffin weeping bitterly, when my father entered the chamber.
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4  Beaufort had taken effectual measures to conceal himself, and it was ten months before my father discovered his abode.
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5  My mother's tender caresses and my father's smile of benevolent pleasure while regarding me are my first recollections.
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6  My father loved Beaufort with the truest friendship and was deeply grieved by his retreat in these unfortunate circumstances.
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7  There was a sense of justice in my father's upright mind which rendered it necessary that he should approve highly to love strongly.
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8  My ancestors had been for many years counsellors and syndics, and my father had filled several public situations with honour and reputation.
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9  Some years ago he loved a young Russian lady of moderate fortune, and having amassed a considerable sum in prize-money, the father of the girl consented to the match.
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10  But the cursory glance my father had taken of my volume by no means assured me that he was acquainted with its contents, and I continued to read with the greatest avidity.
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11  Her father grew worse; her time was more entirely occupied in attending him; her means of subsistence decreased; and in the tenth month her father died in her arms, leaving her an orphan and a beggar.
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12  He passed his younger days perpetually occupied by the affairs of his country; a variety of circumstances had prevented his marrying early, nor was it until the decline of life that he became a husband and the father of a family.
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13  These volumes were my study day and night, and my familiarity with them increased that regret which I had felt, as a child, on learning that my father's dying injunction had forbidden my uncle to allow me to embark in a seafaring life.
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14  But the old man decidedly refused, thinking himself bound in honour to my friend, who, when he found the father inexorable, quitted his country, nor returned until he heard that his former mistress was married according to her inclinations.
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15  He saw his mistress once before the destined ceremony; but she was bathed in tears, and throwing herself at his feet, entreated him to spare her, confessing at the same time that she loved another, but that he was poor, and that her father would never consent to the union.
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16  He had already bought a farm with his money, on which he had designed to pass the remainder of his life; but he bestowed the whole on his rival, together with the remains of his prize-money to purchase stock, and then himself solicited the young woman's father to consent to her marriage with her lover.
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17  During the two years that had elapsed previous to their marriage my father had gradually relinquished all his public functions; and immediately after their union they sought the pleasant climate of Italy, and the change of scene and interest attendant on a tour through that land of wonders, as a restorative for her weakened frame.
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