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“ No , Sir , I never was in Lord Mansfield's company ; but Lord Mansfield was distinguished at the University . Lord Mansfield , when he first came to town , drank champagne with the wits , ' as Prior says . He was the friend of Pope .
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 shewed himself an adept in school discipline , but I thought ...
Goldsmith , in his diverting simplicity , complained one day , in a mixed company , of Lord Camden . “ I met him ( said he ) at Lord Clare's house in the country , and he took no more notice of me than if I had been an ordinary man .
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