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Of late , an act of parliament has passed declaratory of their full right to one as
well as the other , in matter of libel ; and the bill having been brought in by a
popular gentlemana , many of his party have , in most extravagant terms ,
declaimed on ...
The world has differed from him ; for the poem has passed through many editions
, and is still much read hy people of a serious cast of mind . A literary lady of large
fortune was mentioned , as one who did good to many , but by no means “ by ...
y Now , at the distance of fifteen years since this conversation passed , the
observation which I have had an opportunity of making in Westminster - hall has
convinced me , that , however true the opinion of Dr . Johnson ' s legal friend may
... have ten thousand pounds at the end of ten years passed in England , than
twenty thousand pounds at the end of ten years passed in India , because you
must compute what you give for money ; and the man who has lived ten years in
But what ascertains my recollection of it beyond doubt , is , that being
accustomed to keep a journal of what passed when I was at London , which I
wrote out every evening , I find the particulars of the above information , just as I
have now ...
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