The Letters of Simkin the Second; Poetic Recorder of All the Proceedings

The Letters of Simkin the Second; Poetic Recorder of All the Proceedings

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1791 edition. Excerpt: ... own manner and style: And as Si Mk In acknowledg'd he could not write better, He stole them to fill up a space in his Letter. The people who heard her, are led to suppose, That as soon as the Trial lhall draw to a close, She'll She'll exhibit her Characters all on the stage-Where she never can fail to amuse, and engage. One proof of her merit must all people strike, Which is, vulgar papers express their dislike. Till Character rises in fame and renown, Envy's never employ'd in the pulling it down.--And now, my Dear Maggy, no more will I write, As I'm going to Ranelagh this very night. BRIDGET. June 19th, 1789. LETLETTER XXXIV. LAST Wednesday, dear Brother, I went to the Hall, But as matters turn'd out, for just nothing at all. For indeed, you must know, in the scriptural way, "The beginning and end made the whole of the day." But some metaphysical People pretend, That it had no beginning, and yet had an End. This point I must leave to your Edmunds, and Foxesae Who can easily make, and expound paradoxes. To speak in plain terms, it came out as expected That the evidence offer'd was also rejected. Then a motion was made by a dignify'd Peer, That the Judges of England be ask'd to declare, From what principle or what conftrutlion of Law, This decided opinion they learnedly draw? That moment the Chancellor mov'd to adjourn, And back to their Chamber, their Lordships return. 'Twas expected that Burke would have made an attack, But the Lords, for some cause, did not choose to come back: Perhaps being weary of bowing and scraping, They seiz'd the occasion at once of escaping; z But But Burke means it well--as a Cure for the Qout, And makes them--as Vhyfic--go in and go out. But those Lords, who like Burke, are ambitious o soaring, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 82 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 163g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492668
  • 9781236492661