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SIR WATKIN WILLIAMS WYNNE talking to a friend about the antiquity of his
family, which he carried up to Noah, was told that he was a mere
mushroom of yesterday. How so, pray? said the baronet. Why,
continued the other, when I was in Wales, a pedigree of a particular
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