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Captain Langford--an ardent admirer of hers--disbelieves

In this excerpt, the wise doctor foretells a reckoning for Lady Eleanore, something Captain Langford--an ardent admirer of hers--disbelieves.

"She seeks to place herself above the sympathies of our common nature, which envelops all human souls. See, if that nature do not assert its claim over her in some mode that shall bring her level with the lowest!"

"Never!" cried Captain Langford indignantly-"neither in life, nor when they lay her with her ancestors."




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