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  • Sometimes he had a bad client; he naïvely confesses the straits to which he was put when defending Scamander (Clu.
  • Professes to treat of the beginning, the growth and the perfection of the city; but of the first period the writer candidly confesses he knows nothing except by hearsay.
  • This son (by name Edward) was educated at Westminster' and Cambridge, but never took a degree, travelled, became member of parliament, first for Petersfield (1734), then for Southampton (1741), joined the party against Sir Robert Walpole, and (as his son confesses, not much to his father's honour) was animated in so doing by " private revenge " against the supposed " oppressor " of his family in the South Sea affair.
  • Brunhild confesses herself beaten and returns with the others to Worms, where the double marriage is celebrated with great pomp (Avent.
  • Trine immersion then, as to the origin of which Basil confesses his ignorance, must be older than either of the rival explanations.
 

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