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New Year's Gifts.
in that New Year's Eve; for New
at the door-bell sent the children of our party to the hall to see whether some fresh gift had arrived. Now it was a packing-case by the Parcels Delivery Company, now a piece of furniture brought by a shop van. Then a servant would leave a parcel and note; next with the postman's knock, would come a registered letter; or, with a sharp ring, a shop messenger with a package and the giver's card attached. There were pretty articles of jewelry, handsome books, household appointments, useful or ornamental, or both combined ; and great was our excitement as
"A little while longer”
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