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Since the last Easter I have reformed no evil habit ; my time has been unprofitably
spent , and seems as a dream that has left nothing behind . My memory grows
confused , and I know not how the days pass over me . Good Lord , deliver me ?
Pray , sir , is it true that Lord North paid you a visit , and that you got two hundred
a year in addition to your pension ? ” “ No , sir . Except what I had from the
bookseller , I did not get a farthing by them . And , between you and me , I believe
Why , no , sir ; Judge Hale was a great lawyer , and wrote upon law ; and yet he
knew a great many other things , and has written upon other things . Selden too .
” SIR A . “ Very true , sir ; and Lord Bacon . But was not Lord Coke a mere lawyer
After Mr . Erskine was gone , a discussion took place , whether the present Earl of
Buchan , when Lord Cardross , did right to refuse to go Secretary of the Embassy
to Spain , when Sir James Gray , a man of inferiour rank , went Ambassadour .
On Tuesday , April 14 , the decree of the Court of Session in the Schoolmaster ' s
cause was reversed in the House of Lords , after a very eloquent speech by Lord
Mansfield , who showed himself an adept in school discipline , but I thought ...
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