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I ; they have appeared in several subsequent editions , and the substance of the
more important is here reprinted without further acknowledgment . The definitions
of obsolete or peculiar words and the explanations of parliamentary usages ...
One important element in the development was the broader diffusion of
intelligence . It is true that the wits still gathered in the London coffee - houses ,
and , as Dr . Johnson and David Garrick had done , men still came to town to
make fortunes ...
It had enabled merchants , or those anxious to guard mercantile interests , to play
a more important part in Parliament ? than ever before , and in debates over
taxes , treaties , war and peace , to demand decisions favorable to English ...
They complained that Parliament no longer reflected public opinion , because
cities like Birmingham and Leeds , which had recently become important , were
without representation , while ancient boroughs which had dwindled into ...
Then in 1759 he began to edit for Dodsley that summary of important events , the
Annual Register , with which he was connected for thirty years . In 1761 he went
to Ireland , attached in some indefinite way , perhaps as a sort of secretary , to ...
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