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A vision of comfort and gladness that tropical March morning genial as a July dawn in my own less ardent clime; but the memory of two round tender arms and two little dimpled hands that so lately had made themselves loving fetters round my neck in the vain hope of holding mamma fast blinded my outlook; and as with a nervous tremor and a rude jerk we came to anchor there so with a shock and a tremor I came to my hard realities.