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As I suppose your great work will soon be reprinted , I beg leave to trouble you
with a remark on a passage of it , in which I am a little misrepresented . Be not
alarmed ; the misrepresentation is not imputable to you . Not having the book at
... I suppose , sir , you are an American ? ” “ Why so , sir ? ” ( said his lordship ) . “
Because , sir ( replied the shopkeeper ) , you speak neither English nor Scotch ,
but something different from both , which I conclude is the language of America .
But why should we suppose that the parish will make a wiser choice than the
patron ? If we suppose mankind actuated by interest , the patron is more likely to
choose with caution , because he will suffer more by choosing wrong . By the ...
Suppose you teach your children to be thieves ? ... Or , suppose you should
teach your children the notion of the Adamites , and they should run naked into
the streets , would not the magistrate have a right to flog ' em into their doublets ?
As to Mr . Grant ' s information , I suppose , he knows much less of the matter than
ourselves . “ In the mean time , the bookseller says that the sale 3 is sufficiently
quick . They printed four thousand . Correct your copy wherever it is wrong , and ...
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