A tremendous divine said that hell was paved with good intentions. I suppose the reverend gentleman went to heaven through a kennel of bad ones. However, I must needs own that good intentions on my part are often severely punished, and justly, too; only it is that horrible fellow, Delay,
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vent me on that particular day; so you must both of you make me amends by coming as soon as you can according to your own after-dinner proposal; and by way of making the most of our day, we will have such an early tea that it shall be called breakfast, and then our supper will be our dinner.-A thousand thanks for what you say about the Prefaces of your ever affectionate, Leigh Hunt.
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