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LORD AVONDALE, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, was much given to
anticipation. A lawyer once observed in his presence, Coming through
the market just now I saw a butcher, with his knife, going to kill a
calf; at that moment a child ran across him, and he killed ---- O, my
goodness!--he killed the child! exclaimed his lordship. No, my lord,
the calf; but you will always anticipate.





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