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Notes and Queries, Number 18, March 2, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,330 / 54 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 529
Added to site: 2004.11.14
mnybks.net#: 9197
Genre: Periodical
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y, ought to consider the state of things at large, of the prospect before him, and the probability of public events. A letter which appeared some days ago in the Public Advertizer revived many serious reflections of this sort in my mind, because it seemed to be written with candour and judgment. _The effect of those reflections was, that I did not hesitate to alter the situation of my property._

"I owe my thanks to that writer that I am safely {276} landed from a troubled ocean of fear and anxiety on which I think I will venture my fortune and my happiness again," &c. &c.

There is no reason to question the truth of these sentiments. The letter is believed to be the first which appeared signed "ATTICUS," and was written many months before the author became known as Junius, and before any necessity had arisen for the exercise of that habitual caution which he afterwards evinced in the mention of any circumstance at all likely to lead to his det

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