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NOW OF ETON COLLEGE.
June 4, 1827.
Sive ego pravé
PRINTED FOR T. INGALTON.
SOLD ALSO BY
E, WILLIAMS, ETON ; KNIGHT AND BROWN, WINDSOR; R, S, KIRBY,
FATERNOSTER ROW | AND W. ANDERSON, WATERLOO PLACE.
Dedicatory, Explanatory, and Conciliatory,
BY BARTHOLOMEW BOUVERIE.
WITHOUT doubt, the first question of my reader will be, “Who is Bartholomew Bouverie ?” In this
age of auto-biography, Bartholomew shall answer for himself. To begin, then, “ab ovo:" I was hatched at the house of my parents, Jeremiah and Rebecca Bouverie, on the day which was signalized by the victory over the French at Corunna; from which event my mother drew omens of my future greatness, probably forgetting that whatever chance of success I might derive from the auspicious circumstances of my birth, was to be shared in common with at least five thousand