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But I own I am very desirous that the royal prerogative of remission of punishment , should be employed to exhibit an illustrious instance of the regard which GOD'S VICEGERENT will ever shew to piety and virtue .
1 CG " rope ; to shew , that his Lordship's writing comedy was as aukward as an elephant dancing on a rope . ” On Sunday , April 1 , I dined with him at Mr. Thrale's , with Sir Philip Jennings Clerk and Mr. Perkins , who had the ...
See his Letter to Mrs. Thrale , dated August 8 , 1780 : “ You have heard in the papers how *** is come to age : I have enclosed a short song of congratulation , which you must not shew to any body . - It is odd that it should come into ...
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