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ARCHITECTURAL ECONOMICS. 1857.
A CORRESPONDENCE WITH A ROMAN
MANUAL OF COUNTRY: BUILDING. 1867.
BEARING UPON NONCONFORMITY IN THE
LINCOLN'S-INN FIELDS, W.C.
101. f. 531.
ONE of the mysteries that may not be too
hastily complained of, seems to be that the mind of man has been so constituted as to be liable at times, and in certain cases, to impregnation with consequences of offspring; let all objectors, therefore, on the appearance of such a consequence from an unexpected quarter, well weigh the grounds whereupon they would at once conclude it a misfortune.
Be that as it may, a writer cannot entirely forecast or direct consequences wherewith he finds himself under the obligation of dealing, and therefore must plead for permission of scruples, after a thing has grown like bones in the womb, and at length been brought forth, about execution thereon of a Pharaoh's edict.