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DURING the rage of republican principles in England, and whilst the
Corresponding Society was in full vigor, Mr. Selwyn one May-day met a
troop of chimney-sweepers, dressed out in all their gaudy trappings; and
observed to Mr. Fox, who was walking with him, I say, Charles, I have
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