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\AN OLD PEMBROKESHIRE FAMILY.

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HER LAST HALFPENNY.—Miss Olive Chris- tian Malvery, in her book, The Soul Market," describes how she and her protector Mr. C." lighted on the Embankment upon a woman in forlorn circumstances. We gathered from stray remarks that she had come from txie country with a tiny capital to seek work in London. She never found it. The money was spent, and'flier clothes wore out, and she found herself one of the many for whom the world had no place. She noticed that I was crying, and thinking it was my own misfortune that troubled me, she pressed a halfpenny into my hand. You can't buy anything for a half- penny till morning." she said. The coffee is a penny a cup at night, but at five o'clock you can get a cup for a ha'penny; It IS drca-dlul to be hungry till you're used to it." I walked swiftly away, and she said to Mr. C. Don't be hard on her, she's such a little thing." Can you imagine the heavenly charity of the poor creature; she had eaten nothing that livelong day, but she gave me her last halfpenny.

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