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WHEN Mr. Naylor's father married his second wife, Naylor said, Father,
they say you are to be married to-day; are you?--Well, replied the
Bishop, and what is that to you?--Nay, nothing; only if you had told
me, I would have powdered my hair.

A tutor at Cambridge had been examining some lads in Latin; but in a
little while excused himself, and said he must speak English, for his
mouth was very sore.

After going out of the Commons, and fighting a duel with Mr. Chetwynd,
whom he wounded, my uncle (says Walpole) returned to the House, and
was so little moved as to speak immediately upon the cambric bill;
which made Swinny say, that it was a sign he was not ruffled.

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