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A French invasion made in Scotland would soon penetrate into England . He thus discoursed upon supposed obligation in settling estates : - “ Where a man gets the unlimited property of an estate , there is no obligation upon him in ...
I observed that it was strange how well Scotchmen were known to one another in their own country , though born in very distant counties ; for we do not find that the gentlemen of neighbouring counties in England are mutually known to ...
He grew so outrageous as to say , “ that if England were fairly polled , the present King would be sent away to - night , and his adherents hanged to - morrow . " Taylor , who was as violent a Whig as Johnson was a Tory , was roused by ...
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