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I made punch for myself and my servants , by which , in the night , I thought both
my breast and imagination disordered . “ March 18. - I rose late , looked a little
into books . Saw Miss Reynolds and Miss Thrale , and Nicolaida ?; afterwards Dr.
At night I wrote to Taylor about the pot , and to Hamilton about the Federa ?. “ 23.-
I came home , and found that Desmoulins had , while I was away , been in bed .
Letters from Langton and Boswell . I promised L [ ennox ] six guineas . “ 24.
Good Friday . After a night of great disturbance and solicitude , such as I do not
remember , I rose , drank tea , but without eating , and went to church . I was very
composed , and coming home , read Hammond on one of the Psalms for the day
Two days ago Mr. Cumberland had his third night 4 , which , after all expenses ,
put into his own pocket five pounds . He has lost his plume . " Mrs. S 5 refused to
sing , at the Duchess of Devonshire's request , a song to the Prince of Wales .
It was long since I had known a morning without solicitude for noon , or lain down
at night without foreseeing with terror the distresses of the morning . My debts
were small but many ; my creditors were poor , and therefore troublesome . Of
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