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“ COUSIN GEOFFREY,” AND “THE MARRYING MAN."
IN THREE VOLUMES.
HENRY COLBURN, PUBLISHER,
GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET,
“ Bad luck on the pennie that tempted my
There are two kinds of matchmakersthose who make matches to kindle a flame, and those who make matches which, alas ! often have the effect of extinguishing one. The reader may like to know of which species of matchmaker we are about to treat. Fear not, ye worshippers of the Real! fear not, sensible utilitarians, who, travelling at the rate of thirty miles an hour, in the easy, softly-cushioned, first-rate seats of a railway carriage, glide at a similar pace through the