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Mr. And Mrs. Selwyn saw nothing so very embarrassing in this request, till Mr. Murray further informed them, that the old gentleman resided on his 68 THE FISHERMEN-, own estate beyond Aberdeen, which would not only be a very long journey for his two girls, but moreover, their grandfather had not expressed any wish to see them ; that Frederic was his darling, and he never had appeared to trouble himself much about his sis- ters, so that he could not venture to take them with him. " I have just p...arted with their governess/' conti- nued Mr. Murray, " and I know not what to do with them ; I do not think there are many families where there are so few females as in mine. I never had the happiness of having a sister, neither had my wife, and what dis- tant female relations I have, have fa- milies of their own, and at any rate are not such, as I would willingly entrust with girls of their age Can you, my dear Madam, recommend any lady to me, in whom I may place A TALE. 69 sufficient confidence, to send her with them to my house, to remain there during my absence in Scotland ?" Mrs.