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Fields said Seriewe

Mas, Afw.1s with

that the Opi De Quincey. (From a bas-relief in the possession of Mrs. Fields.)

kindn um-eater, be

his hc ing one of the smallest of men in stat- Edinburgh, and in the course of t1 ure and Wilson taller and broader than view undertook to show his

your his race, he supposed the little man felt how the Irish shillalah should a physical security beside him. “I re- Finding his movements circur member,” he continued, “that De Quin- and the wild fling rather dange cey described to me a visit he once his study, he opened the front d. ! made with the Professor to Paris. His bidding his guest follow him to t account was full of droll situations; and walk, then and there proceeded one of the incidents left on my mind about him with the stick, entirely was the recital of an encounter between ous of passers-by and their comr young Wilson and a Frenchman. We "Christopher North” was always fr 're sitting in the theatre together,' unconscious in his bearing and a De Quincey, 'when to my surprise ance. He usually wore a flannel

el arose between my companion entirely open at the throat, and wl

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PRINTED BY WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, EDINBURGH.

THE WORKS

OF

PROFESSOR WILSON

OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH

EDITED BY HIS SON-IN-LAW

PROFESSOR FERRIER

VOL. I.

NOCTES AMBROSIANA

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS

EDINBURGH AND LONDON

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