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LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY              39
you need n't be a grain afeard. If there 's anything that I thank the Lord for, it is that I 'm never noways cruel." After the expositions which the trader had previously given of his humane principles, Mr. Shelby did not feel particularly reassured by these declarations; but, as they were the best comfort the case admitted of, he allowed the trader to depart in silence, and betook himself to a soli­tary cigar.