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Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, No. 276

Volume 10, No. 276, October 6, 1827

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1827
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,381 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 43.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 490
Added to site: 2005.05.30
mnybks.net#: 10465
Genres: Periodical, Humor
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d song By all that touches and endears, Lady, I must have loved thee years.

_Literary Gazette._

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COLONEL GEORGE HANGER.

Dining on one occasion at Carlton-house, it is said that, after the bottle had for some time circulated, his good-humoured volubility suddenly ceased, and he seemed for a time to be wholly lost in thought. While he "chewed the cud" in this ruminating state, his illustrious host remarked his very unusual quiescency, and interrupted it by inquiring the subject of his meditation. "I have been reflecting, Sir," replied the colonel, "on the lofty independence of my present situation. I have compromised with my creditors, paid my washerwoman, and have three shillings and sixpence left for the pleasures and necessities of life," exhibiting at the same time current coin of the realm, in silver and copper, to that amount, upon the splendid board at which he sat.

Having occasion to express his gratitude to his friend and patron for his nomin

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