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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
edited by - 1848
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Memoirs of George Selwyn and his contemporaries

John Heneage Jesse - 1901
...shall send, if not his plate, his cooks, And, know, I've bought the best champagne from Brooks. From liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit,...vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid. " On that auspicious night, supremely graced With chosen guests, the pride of liberal taste ; Not in...
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Memoirs of George Selwyn and His Contemporaries, Volume 4

John Heneage Jesse - 1902
...shall send, if not his plate, his cooks, And, know, I've bought the best champagne from Brooks. From liberal Brooks, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit,...vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid. " On that auspicious night, supremely graced With chosen guests, the pride of liberal taste ; Not in...
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The First Gentleman of Europe, Volume 1

Lewis Saul Benjamin - 1906
...reckoning if he does not sup at the Young Club. " No member to hold a faro bank." From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant...bill ; Who, nursed in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Kxiiits to trust, and blushes to be paid. Both clubs, although more or less instituted for the purpose...
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Memorials of Brooks's, from the Foundation of the Club 1764 to the Close of ...

Brooks's Club, London - 1907 - 294 pages
...whist." Under such circumstances it is, perhaps, not surprising that, after some eight years, Brooks " Who nursed in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid," retired from the Mastership of the Club and died in poverty, 1782.* * There is a tradition that, in...
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The Early History of Charles James Fox

George Otto Trevelyan - 1911 - 524 pages
...Brooks. The present house was built on the site of the old one in 1778, and not long afterwards Brooks, " 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 Living Age ..., Volume 2

1844
...possible. But the reverend doctor is inex* Brookes was equally accommodating : — " From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant...vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid." Verses, iYom the Hon. Charles James Foi,j>artridgeRhootinffy to the Hon. John Townshcnd, cruising ?...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 73

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - 1866
...Mr. Timbs calls a copy of verses addressed to Sheridan) : — From liberal Brookes, whose speculative Is hasty credit and a distant bill, Who, nursed in...vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid. The Whigs should raise a monument to his memory ; for much of their coherency, reputation, and influence...
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The Monthly Review

Sir Henry John Newbolt, Charles Hanbury-Williams - 1906
...his plate, his cooks ; And know, I've bought the best champagne from Brookes, From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant bill ; Who, nursed on clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid. Lord Holland had already...
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