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The greatest wonder I have observed abroad was the \strange/ forewardness of my Lord Clinton who at 16 is a much a man, as any I ever saw any at age. he had all the markes of a noble and generous spirit. a great witt, a free and galant air I doubt not but brave in his person, when ever he shall have \an honorable/ occasion to shew it.
If those that doe theyr Countrey \much/ honour abroad, I had the happinesse to be wittnesse \know/ the Lord of Ailesbury, and my Lady Roberts \as residing in the same Cittie with them/ I am witnesse that they were never the Subject of an Entertein amongst the French \when I assisted/ but they did admire the English nation for their Sakes. the Marquise de Castres did take (a woman person inferiour to none of her sexe for beauty, witt and breeding), was \still/ wonderfully pleased when ever she had opportunity to discours upon the latter. Sir Tho. Cru assured me that shee \did/ not cease to praise her the half houre together \in/ a numerous assembly of galant persons.