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Why , Sir , it is making a very mean use of man's powers . But to be a good mimick , requires great powers ; great acuteness of observation , great retention of what is observed , and great pliancy of organs to represent what is ...
I do not mean that we should speak as broad as a certain prosperous member of Parliament from that country ; though it has been well observed , that ' it has been of no small use to him ; as it rouses the attention of the House by its ...
Sir , the law does not mean that the privilege of voting should be independent of old family interest ; of the permanent property of the country . ' On Thursday , April 6 , I dined with him at Mr. Thomas Davies's , with Mr. Hicky the ...
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