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" I've bought the best champagne from Brooks. From liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit, and a distant bill. Who, nursed in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid. "
The North American Review - Page 68
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

George Otto Trevelyan - 1880 - 470 pages
...the faro-bank or a well-matched rubber of whist.1 Gentlemen were welcome to go on losing as long as "Who, nursed in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid," retired from the management, and, not unnaturally, died poor. The managers of Brooks's have courteously...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox, Issue 274

George Otto Trevelyan - 1880 - 545 pages
...house was built on the site of the old one in 1778, and not long afterwards Brooks, '• Who, nuv.-fil in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid," retired from the management, and, not unnaturally, died poor. The Managers of Brooks's have courteously...
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All the Year Round, Volume 27; Volume 47

1881
...shall send, if not his plate, his cooks, And know I've brought the bent champagne from Brooks — From liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit...vulgar trade, Exults to trust and blushes to be paid. Deep play was removed at once from White's to Almack's, not without arousing some jealousy in the older...
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The Dawn of the XIXth Century in England: A Social Sketch of the Times, Volume 2

John Ashton - 1886
...by that " liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant bill ; Who, nurs'd in Clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid." Among the members of this club were the Prince of Wales, and, of course, his fidus Achates, Sheridan,...
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The Wits and Beaus of Society, Volume 2

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1890
...Brookes, From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit, and a distant bill : Who, nurs'd in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade ; Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid — ' built and opened the present club-house in St. James's Street, and thither the members of Almack's...
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 1

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - 1891
...but afterwards by Brooks, a wine merchant and money lender,1 described by Richard Tickell(1 780)a3 Liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit,...vulgar trade, Exults to trust and blushes to be paid. The present house was built at Brooks's expense (from the designs of Henry Holland, architect), and...
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England and the English in the Eighteenth Century: Chapters in the ..., Volume 1

William Connor Sydney - 1891
...called : — Liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant bill : Who, nurs'd in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid ! ' Having lost a very monstrous sum of money last night,' writes one of Selwyn's correspondents, 'if...
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England and the English in the Eighteenth Century: Chapters in the ..., Volume 1

William Connor Sydney - 1891
...Hon. Charles James Fox, partridge-shooting, to the Hon. John Townshend, cruising,' he is called : — Liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant bill : Who, nurs'd in club?, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid ! ' Having lost a...
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Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794)

Edward Gibbon - 1897
...following lines:— "And, know, I've bought the best champagne from Brookes. From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit, and a distant...vulgar trade, Exults to trust and blushes to be paid." * On February 11, Burke brought forward hie scheme for securing the independence of Parliament, and...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

George Otto Trevelyan - 1899 - 470 pages
...well-matehed rubber of whist.1 Gentlemen were weleome to go on losing as long as " Who, nursed in elubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid," retired from the management, and, not unnaturally, died poor. The managers of Brooks's have eourteously...
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