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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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The National Review, Volume 4

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1857 - 492 pages
...Know, I've brought the best champagne from Brookes,— From liberal Brookes, whose speculative tkill Is hasty credit, and a distant bill ; Who, nursed...vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid." Besides trusting the members of the club for wine and suppers, Brookes lent them money. But in spite...
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Sydney Smith

Abraham Hayward - 1858
...Not an hour should be lost in putting * 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, From the Hon. CJtarles James Fox, partridge-shooting, to the Hon. John Townshend, cruising;...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - 1859 - 476 pages
...accommodating : — " From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant bill ; AVho, nursed in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid." — Verses, From the Hon. Charles James Fox, partridge-shooting, to the Hon. John Townsheiul, cruising...
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Sidney Smith. Samuel Rogers. James Smith. George Selwyn. Lord Chesterfield ...

Abraham Hayward - 1858 - 470 pages
...accommodating: — " From liberal Brookes, whose speculative skill Is hasty credit and a distant bill ; AVho, nursed in clubs, disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid." — Verses, From the Hon. Charlcs James Fox, partridge-shootiiig, to the lion. John Townshend, cruising...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Rt: Hon. Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1858 - 326 pages
...this drawing room »tyle of humor : — "And know, I've bought the best champagne from Brooks ; From 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." Oft shall Fitzpatrick's...
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The cousins' courtship, Volume 1

John Richard de Capel Wise - 1859 - 308 pages
...with walking out of the shop, thinking that he had found the very man mentioned by the poet, who " Disdains a vulgar trade, Exults to trust, and blushes to be paid:" but subsequent experience has shown him there are plenty of such at Oxford. Of course, like all freshmen,...
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The wits and beaux of society, by Grace and Philip Wharton, Volume 2

Katherine Thomson - 1860
...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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Essays and Reviews, Volume 2

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1861 - 420 pages
...ever known. An introduction to Burke soon followed. He soon became one of the most welcome visiters at Devonshire House, " where politics was made to...noble by birth or genius, to assert the lord or the Eight Honorable. The usual style of address was Jack Townsend, Ned Burke, Tom Grenville, Dick Sheridan,...
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The Wits and Beaux of Society

Grace Wharton, Philip Wharton - 1861 - 522 pages
...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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 4; Volume 67

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1866 - 820 pages
...the lines of Tickell: " 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." Henry Vassal, Lord Holland, had all the affection of his uncle for the old club and for the party....
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