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BY EDWARD KENEALY, Esq.
E. CHURTON, 26, HOLLES STREET.
TO THOMAS NOON TALFOURD, Esq.
Serjeant at Law.
DEAR SERJEANT TALFOURD,
I dedicate to you the following Juvenilia (forming part of a series,) scribbled while I was yet a mere College boy, and dear to me therefore as recalling some of the happiest moments of
life. How vividly as I pass over them, do they remind me of the old green trees, and sunny lawns-of silent walks and wanderings by moonlight beneath the grey porticos of Alma Mater—of the dear old books and busts, and summer days and summer thoughts of youth.
I am aware that they contain many faults ; but the flattering manner in which they have been received, makes me think that they contain also some redeeming qualities. For the personal jests and allusions I can only plead in excuse the exuberant fancy of a young man. The greater part was written in sportive fun—without