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MEMORANDUMS

OF

M Y M A Y 0 R A L T Y: :

BY

LORD WINCHESTER.

MDCCCXXXV.

“I am a wise fellow; and which is more, an officer; and which is more,
a householder; and which is more, as pretty a piece of flesh as any in
London ; and one that knows the law, go to; and a rich fellow enough,
go to; and a fellow that hath had losses, go to. And, masters, do not
forget to specify, when time and place shall serve, that I am an ass.”

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.

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RE-PRINTED FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE RISING GENERATION,

AND SOLD BY ALL BOOKSELLERS.

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PRINTED BY G. BAINE, 38, GRACECHURCII STREET.

MEMORANDUMS

OF

MY M A Y O R A L T Y.

BY LORD WINCHESTER.

CHAPTER I.

* He hath deserved well of his country. He hath so planted his honours in their eyes, and his actions in their hearts, that for their tongues to be silent, were a kind of ungrateful injury."

CORIOLANUS.

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A CELEBRATED author has remarked, that if every man were to write down the result of his experiences and observations during the course of his life, however barren of events, the world would be greatly the gainer. Now if this be true as regards the lives of ordinary individuals, how much profit must accrue from the record of the sayings and doings of so exalted a personage as a Lord Mayor of London—and that mayor one

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