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we

he

have seldom known this shrewd

little fellow engaged in an argument

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where
were not convinced
had the blest of it,

if
would but have fairly

second ed him. has been splutter sing excellent broken

sen se

for an hour together,

still obstructed its deliverance-

which wanted articulation to expose,

has moved our gall

it to see a smooth portly fellow of an adversary,

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would lead us to

quile an opposite conclusion.

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is more insulting than the appearance of

this philosophic temper.

There is L little Titubus, the stammering

law-stationer in

Lincoln's-Inn

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would but fairly have

seconded him.

When he

has been spluttering
excellent broken sense for

an hour

together,
writhing
and labouring to
be delivered of the point in

dispute
the very gist of

the controversy knocking Cat bis teeth, which like

some obstinate iron-grating

still obstructed its deliverance-
his puny frame convulsed,
and face reddening all over at

an unfairness in

the logic

he

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to see

a smooth portly fellow

of an adversary, that

cared not a button
for the merits

the question,
Гby
merely laying his hand

оп
the bead of

the stationer,
and desiring him to be calm, your tall disputants

with a
Lprovoking sneer

have always the advantage,

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