THE FOLLOWING 

 

DIALOGUES

 

Are presented to

 

THE YOUTH OF MY FAMILY,

 

WITH A VIEW TO WHOSE

INSTRUCTION AND ENTERTAINMENT

THEY WERE ORIGINALLY

WRITTEN.

BY THEIR AFFECTIONATE FRIEND,

 

MARY HAYS.

 

 

“Absent or dead, still let my name be dear,

A sigh the absent claim – the dead, a tear.”