of mostly British usage.

She was named Muriel — after the rather peculiar name of Johns mother. Her own mother would have it so; only wishing out of her full heart, happy one! that there should be a slight alteration made in the second name. Therefore the baby was called Muriel Joy — Muriel Joy Halifax.

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