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Text for Page 171 [03-28-1863]

              shows at our dinner table, being
a good deal deferred to and toadied
by Mrs Boley.     It�s �Judge! will
you have this?�  �Judge won�t you
have a bit of that?� all through
the meal.   All the remarks attributed
to this important person indicate
imbecility or asininity.     Two quiet-
looking young girls with not hand-
some, but home faces, who sit oppo-
site to me at dinner, ought not
to be in such a boarding house as
this semi-disreputable one.      Hal-
stead pays attentions to one; taking
her out.    It is understood that
their father is a Glen Cove, or High-
lands hotel keeper, and that they
are here for the purpose of attending
school.   Marry! they may learn more
than he wots of, here!          And so 
much for the present inmates of
132 Bleecker Street.               
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