Pray to Our Blessed Lady when that sin comes into your mind. It is its duty to see that the disbursement has been honestly made. Is it you? You poor poet, you! --And you made me confess to you, Stephen said, thrilled by his touch, as I have confessed to you so many other things, have I not? --Yes, my child, Cranly said, still gaily. Twenty-five years ago the river Mississippi was shut up and our Western brethren had no outlet for their commerce.