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know the contents , that , when any question arises , you may know where to look
for information . “ 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 ...
They are not many : whoever will take the trouble to look at the printed copy , and
attend to what I mention , will be satisfied of this . There is a short introduction by
Dr . Dodd ; and he also inserted this sentence : “ You see with what confusion ...
Lord Shelburne told me , that a man of high rank , who looks into his own affairs ,
may have all that he ought to have , all that can be of any use , or appear with any
advantage , for five thousand pounds a year . Therefore a great proportion ...
On Wednesday , March 31st , when I visited him , and confessed an excess of
which I had very seldom been guilty : that I had spent a whole night in playing at
cards , and that I could not look back on it with satisfaction ; instead of a harsh ...
He said , that ' no man ever was so free , when he was going to say a good thing ,
from a look that expressed that it was coming ; or , when he had said it , from a
look that exbefore when we were talking on the same subject , he said , referring
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