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A NOTORIOUS egotist, indirectly praising himself for a number of good
qualities which it was well known he had not, asked Macklin the reason
why he should have this propensity of interfering in the good of others
when he frequently met with very unsuitable returns. The cause is plain
enough, said Macklin; impudence,--nothing but stark-staring
impudence!





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