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The gentleman who purchased Ulva is Mr . Campbell of Auchnaba : our friend
Macquarry was proprietor of two - thirds of it , of which the rent was 1561 . 5s . 1 }
d . This parcel was set up at 4 , 0691 . 5s . 1d . but it sold for no less than 5 , 5401
nion a free use of wine did not shorten life ; and said , he would not give less for
the life of a certain Scotch lord , ( whom he named , ) celebrated for hard drinking
, than for that of a sober man . “ But stay , ” said he , with his usual intelligence ...
actually shown about in manuscript to several people , and , amongst others , to
Mr . Fitzherbert , who repeated to me two lines of the prologue : man Our hero ' s
fate we have but gently touch ' d ; The fair might blame us if it were less couch ' d
Sir , it has not been less admired since his death : no authors ever had so much
fame in their own lifetime as Pope and Voltaire : and Pope ' s poetry has been as
much admired since his death as during his life ; it has only not been as much ...
For the difficulties which you mention in your affairs I am sorry ; but difficulty is
now very general : it is not therefore less grievous , for there is less hope of help .
I pretend not to give you advice , not knowing the state of your affairs ; and
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