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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
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