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“ JUS ANTE ALIOS, PRÆCEDENDI ET SEDENDI."
“ Court virtues bear, like gems, the highest rate-
Born where Heaven's influence scarce can penetrate.”

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London :
PRINTED BY CHAPMAN, ELCOATE, AND COMPANY,

FOR
S. PEARSON, 2, L AMB'S CONDUIT STREET.

H. BEAL, 2, SHOE LANE, FLEET STREET.

PRICE ONE SHILLING.
Entered at Stationers' Hall.

1848.

CHAPMAN, ELCOATE, AND COMPANY, 5, SHOE-LANE, AND PETER

BOROUGH-COURT, FLEET-STREET.

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CHAPTER IV.

PAGE. Dean Swift and the Irish Priest-Sackville-street and Merrionsquare

27 The Bishop of the Diocese ---Daniel O'Connell's Hat, and Lord Brougham

28 The Gloucestershire Yeomanry Cavalry-Grantley Berkeley

General Evans and the Portuguese Legion-Sir Thomas Blackwood-Nelson-Edmund Kean-Garrick-Kemble, Gustavus V. Brooke, and Mahomet-Pearson and The Merchant of Venice

28 Historical Sonnets for the year 1847

30-37

L'ENVOY.

Cantabrigia--Oxonium-King's College, London

38 The Ladies and Books .

40-41 Medical Students

41 The Law and Inns of Court-The Royal Navy and the ArmyPresentations at Court.

42-47

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I.

PAGE. The shirt of Nessus-the Vest of Mirza-the Roman Catholic Church-Greek Church of Russia

7 Naples and the Lady of Loretta --Butler, the Middlesex

Magistrate, and Charles Dickens-Jonathan Wild and Jerry Abershaw-Johnson-Oliver Goldsmith-Sheridan Knowles and Sergeant Talfourd-Mitre Court and the Law Life

Assurance
The Happy Man-The Foundling Hospital-Lamb's-fields

Spa-fields—The Earl of Northampton—The Bridegroom Elect and Stephen Pearson

9 The Colloquy-Moses and the Profits—The Sheriffs' CourtDeacon and Williams-Psychological curiosities

10, 11 Alfred Bunn and Balfe-In this old chair my father sat—The Marquis of Waterford, &c. &c.

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“ Go thou and do likewise."

CHAPTER II.

Aldgate Pump--Alexander Pope-Douglas Jerrold- Mivart's

Hotel and the Mansion House-Mr. Tegg, the publisher, and Mr. Matthew, the stationer-Lords Russell, Cottenham, &c. 13-15

CHAPTER III. Mr. and Mrs. Brown-The Times Report, from Marlborough street-George the Fourth's Wardrobe

16, 17, 18, 19

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