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It is a matter of such indifference , a matter about which the people care so very
little , that were a man to be sent over Britain to offer them an exemption from it at
a halfpenny a piece , very few would purchase it . ” This was a specimen of that ...
8 I have since had reason to think that I was mistaken ; for I have been informed
by a lady , who was long intimate with her , and likely to be a more accurate
observer of such matters , that she had acquired such a niceness of touch as to
It is a very delicate matter to interfere between a master and his scholars : nor do I
see how you can fix the degree of severity that a master may use . ” Johnson . “
Why , sir , till you can fix the degree of obstinacy and negligence of the scholars ...
My request , therefore , is , that you would rectify this matter in your new edition .
You are at liberty to make what use you please of this letter . “ My best wishes
ever attend you and your family . Believe me to be , with the utmost regard and ...
... Judges are seven and seven , the casting vote of the President must be given
on one side or other ; no matter , for my argument , on which ; one or the other
must be taken ; as when I am to move , there is no matter which leg I move first .
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