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[ 82 1. top of the rock found an immense serpent lying dead and his poisomous foam mixing with the water as it rolled down. He descended and related the circumstance to the king, and poured out water for him from his own flagon. As the king listed the cup to his lips, the tears gushed from his eyes; he remembered the circumstances of the hawk and reproached himself for his own anger in having put to dcath so faithful a bird, and for the rest of his life ways appeared melancholy. 35. A Faithful Servant. When king James the 2nd. of England was driven from the throne of his ancestors and retired into France, he was followed with fi'delity by a Lady of good family hat of ruined fortune. She was compelled gradually to dismiss all her servants till her footman who had lived with her for twenty years alone was left. She called him one day. and told him. 'thathe was unable to keep him any longer,