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McTurgot arrayed himself next morning with unwonted care ; for he had a dim idea that the only novel he had ever read had associated im- posing raiment, with a wooer's certainty of success. Clad in this impressive manner he pro- ceeded to the Hall, and with scarcely any preface, asked Miss Gordon whether she had any objection to marrying him. It has been remarked that a maiden always intuitively detects when she is beloved; but perhaps Mr. McTurgot^s devotion was scarcely passionate enough to a...waken such FETTERS OP MEMORY. 165 delicate sensibilities ; or perhaps his proposal of the day before, had dispelled her suspicions of any more tender relationship between them. Be this as it may, it was certain that she was unprepared with a reply, expressed surprise, and asked for a few days* consideration. The subject presented itself to her in a thoroughly practical light — Mr. McTurgot's mental capacity was not brilliant, but it was de- cidedly shrewd, he was not very young, but then neither was she; and if his baldness was un- poetical, it certainly could not be regarded as a moral offence.