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A SCOTCH lady gave her servant very particular instructions regarding
visitors, explaining, that they were to be shown into the drawing-room,
and no doubt used the Scotticism, Carry any ladies that call up
stairs. On the arrival of the first visitors, Donald was eager to show
his strict attention to the mistress's orders. Two ladies came together,
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