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ID you ever, Mr. ED1 Tor, meet with a man whose brains are in his pocket, whose logic is a bottle, and who determines every thing by a wager. If you have, some idea may be formed of a gentleman who disturbs the peace of our little evening club, by never giving an answer that has not a bet at the tail of it:—if you say we have good news from abroad, he will lay a bottle it is bad.—If you hint it is bad, he offers a bottle it is good. In this way he goes about the room for hours together, chinking his arguments in his pocket, and referring every question of politics, law, or trade, to the unanswerable decificn of two and sixpence. No man can open his mouth without risking a bottle with this wager hunter. If you even drink his health, he'll lay you a bottle he is the healthiest man in the room. If you stir the fire, he bets a bottle you will put it out. Nay, it was but lately, on going away, I bid him, good night, and he offered to lay. me a bottle it was morning., Another time when I helped him on with his great coat, he would lay me a bottle I could not tell who made it. There is no contending, you perceiv c, with fuch a lession, tolls

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