ACCIDEJTTALI.Y KlSSING. Mr. Pickwick bnwd low to the ladies, and notwithstanding the solicitations of the family lett me room witn his friends. Get your bat, aam, sam air. ncxwicK. " its below stairs, sir," said Sam, and he ran down after it. Now there was nobody in the kitehen but the pretty housemaid, and Sam's hat was mislaid, he had to look for it, and the pretty housemaid lighted him. They had to look all over the place for the hat, and the orettv housemaid in her anxiety to find it, went down on her knees, and turned over ail tne tnings mat were heaped together in a little corner by the door. It was an awkward corner. You couldn't get at it without shutting the door fast. uciv u 3 ua, oiu iviijr uuuwmaia i nis is it, ain't it?" Let me look' said Sam. The pretty housemaid had stood the candle on the floor, and as it (are a very dim light, bam was obliged to go down on Ait knees before he could see whether it really was his hat or not. It was a remarkably small corner, and soit was nobody's fault but the man's that built the aouse aam ana me pretty nousemaid were necessa- necessa- nly very close together. Yes, this is it, said Sam. 44 Good bye," 6aid the pretty housemaid. ' Good bye,' aid Sam, and as he said it, he dropped the hat that had cost so much trouble looking for. ' How awkward you are," said the pretty housemaid. " You'll lose it again, if you don't take care." So.j ust to prevent him from losing it again, she put it on for him. Whether it . wai that the pretty housemaid's face looked prettierstilf, when it was raised towards Sam's, or whether it was the accidental consequence of tneir being so near each other, is matter of uncertainty to thi3 day, but Sam kissed her. You don't mean to say you did that on purpose," said the pretty housemaid, blushing. " No, I-didn't I-didn't I-didn't then," said Sam; "but I will now." So he kissed her again. " Sam !" said Mr. Pickwick, calling orer the bannisters. "Coming, sir," repled Sam, running up staird. ' How long you have been," said Mr. Pickwick. "There was something behind the door, sir, which prevented our getting it open for ever M-long M-long M-long ," replied Sam.. Pickwick papers.