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Many things familiar to you are unknown to me , and to most others ; and you
must not think too favourably of your readers : by supposing them knowing , you
will leave them ignorant . Measure of land , and value of money , it is of great ...
Things are not quite right , though we are so far from London 3. " * ( Richard , the
only son of Edmund Burke , at this period at Oxford . He died in 1794 , æt , 36 .
His afflicted father has immortalised him in many pathetic passages of his later ...
The spring of last year deprived me of Thrale , a man whose eye for fifteen years
had scarcely been turned upon me but with respect or tenderness ; for such
another friend , the general course of human things will not suffer man to hope .
Talking of conversation , he said , “ There must , in the first place , be knowledge ,
there must be materials ; in the second place , there must be a command of
words ; in the third place , there must be imagination , to place things in such
Sir , it is amazing how things are exaggerated . ... if he means any thing , that the
king ought to rule in his own exclusive right , and by his own despotic will , and
without the aid or the control of parliament , whose assent to the measures of the
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