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HEY order, said I, this matter better

in France

-You have been in France ? said my gentle. man, turning quick upon me with the most civil triumph in the world.--Strange! quoth T, debating the matter with myself, that one and twenty miles failing, for 'tis absolutely no further from Dover to Calais, should give a man these rightsIMI look into them : so giving up the argument-1 went straight to my lodgings, put up half a dozen of shirts and a black pair of silk breeches" the coat “ I have on, said I, looking at the sleeve, will do” took a place in the Dover stage; and the pacquet failing at nine the next morning--by three I had got sat down to my dinner upon a fricassee'd chicken lo incontestibly in France, that had I died that night of an indigestion, the whole world could not have suspended the effects of the Droits d'abaine * -my shirts, and black pair of silk breeches--port

AU the effects of strangers (Swiss and Scots except. ed) dying in France, are seized by virtue of this law, though the heir be upon the spot- -the profit of thefe contingencies being farm'd there is no redress.


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