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A manager having played several nights to an ost empty barn, in a country town, neglected to feet himself in the part of Lorenzo, in the Merwa of Venice. He however bustled through it ably well, till he got to the part where he should resa Jessica on the subject of Leander's being *red in crossing the Hellespont; where he made *strous boggle, which was so intolerable to the rnce, that a general hiss from all parts expressed disapprobation, and he retired, as he called it, blaze. As soon as silence was obtained by his be returned on the stage, leading Jessica ord, with whom he addressed the audience

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thsts of wir. In 1809, Sir Richard Phillips, the publisher, being bout to print a new edition of the “Encyclopedia 5 wit,"’ resolved to test the whole by two separate winds, and gave to two very ingenious men a copy of

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hich did not strike him as piquant. They perormed their tasks, and on returning their copies, the oblisher found, to his utter astonishment, that, with ow exceptions, each had erased what the other had tained, so that by their joint erasures, not a twen-th part of the original book remained. Confounded y the result, he now subunitted the book to a third •rson, and he retained nearly every article which • otbors had erased, and struck out all that they 4 retained. He was now reminded of the fable of The Man, his Son, and the Ass,” and perceiving at it was vain to endeavour to please every one, he orinted his book without alteration, leaving it to his etal readers to seek pleasure from the mass, each wording to his own fancy. - inish courage. on 1365, the Farl of Desmond, a fierce and powerful

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