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... should be , Mrs. Careless took me under her care , and told me when I had tea
enough . On Friday I came hither , and have escaped the post - chaises all the
way . Every body here is as kind as I expected ; I think Lucy is kinder than ever .
On that day I took little food , and no flesh . On Thursday night I slept with great
tranquillity . On the next night ( 15 ) I took diacodium , and had a most restless
night . Of the next day I remember nothing , but that I rose in the afternoon , and
I took Lawrence's paper in hand , but was chill ; having fasted yesterday , I was
hungry , and dined freely , then slept a little , and drank tea ; then took candles ,
and wrote to Aston and Lucy , then went on with Lawrence , of which little
I took yesterday half an ounce of bark , and knew not whether opium would
counteract it , but remembering no ... orders , I took two grains , which gave me
not sleep indeed , but rest , and that rest has given me strength and courage .
He expressed himself to the same purpose concerning another law - lord , who ,
it seems , once took a fancy to associate with the wits of London ; but with so little
success , that Foote said , “ What can he mean by coming among us ? He is not ...
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