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Do we not judge of the drunken wit of the dialogue between Iago and Cassio , the
most excellent in its kind , when we are quite sober ? Wit is wit , by whatever
means it is produced ; and , if good , will appear so at all times . I admit that the ...
Since I wrote , I have looked over Mr . Maclaurin ' s plea , and think it excellent .
How is the suit carried on ? If by subscription , I commission you to contribute in
my name what is proper . Let nothing be wanting in such a case . Dr . Drummond
You will rejoice to hear that Miss Macleod of Rasay , is married to colonel Mure
Campbell , an excellent man , with a pretty good estate of his own , and the
prospect of having the earl of Loudoun ' s fortune and honours . Is not that she is
to be ...
I have read , conversed , and thought much upon the subject , and would
recommend to all who are capable of conviction , an excellent tract by my learned
and ingenious friend John Ranby , esq . entitled , Doubts on the Abolition of the
Dr . Nash ' s excellent History of Worcestershire , vol . ii . p . 318 . The doctor has
subjoined a note , in which he says , “ The editor hath seen and carefully
examined the proofs of all the particulars above mentioned , now in the
possession of ...
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