The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc.] In Eight Volumes, Volume 2

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A. Donaldson, 1761
 

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Page 397 - We are plagued here with an October Club ; that is, a set of above a hundred Parliamentmen of the country, who drink October beer at home, and meet every evening at a tavern near the Parliament, to consult affairs, and drive things on to extremes against the Whigs, to call the old ministry to account, and get off five or six heads.
Page 36 - For, although in their corrupt notions of divine worship, they are apt to multiply their gods; yet their earthly devotion is seldom paid to above one idol at a time of their own creation, whose oar they pull with less murmuring and much more skill, than when they share the lading, or even hold the helm.
Page 393 - ADVICE HUMBLY OFFERED TO -THE MEMBERS OF THE OCTOBER CLUB. In a Letter from a Person of Honour*.

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