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In Hanover-square, Jokr Tirel Morin, efq. DAVID SCOTT, esq. of Dunninald, For. In James-street, Weftmintter, in his Sith

farihire, to Miss Caroline Grindall, of year, Mr. Joseph Francis, a man of great Portland-place.

worth, and the most amiable disposition, and Capt. Stuart, of the 16th Light Dragoons, who, it was fondly hoped, would long have to Miss Anson, ritter to Viscount A.

been a blessing to society in the station which Walter Smythe, esq. of Brambridge, Hants, he occupied, and a source of happiness to to Mils Louisa Boycott, daughter of the late many friends by whom he is deeply lamented. Thomas B, esq. ut Rudge, Salop.

In Cannon-itreet, in her 45th year, Mrs. William Phillimore, esq. of Lincoln's-inn, Sarah Muckleton, wife of Mr. Rowland M. to Miss Almeria Thornton, youngeit daughter She possessed and constantly exemplified truly of the late Godfrey T. esy. of Muggabangar, Christian piety and cheerfulness, and was Bed ordihire.

eminently exemplary in her refignation to Lieut. Col. Read, of the Bengal Establish- the dispensations of Providence in seasons of ment, to Miss Reade, only daughter and personal aMiction and domestic calamity. Few beiress of the late Thomas R. esq. of Little persons have adorned the relations of a wife, Stoke, Oxfordshire.

a mother, and a friend with greater affection, The Hun. Col. Parker, of Enham-hall, fidelity, and zeal. As in her dispoGtion and Oxfordihire, to Miss Eliza Wolftenbolme, depoitment through life she had constantly daughter of William W. esq. of Holly-hill, glorified God and served her generation acSuflex.

cording to his will, so, in her illness and At Walthamstow, M. T. Harris, esq. fe- death, the was eminently supported and ani. cond son of General H. of Belmont, Kent, to mated by hopes full of glory and immortality. Enıma, youngest daugliter of the late William Tenderly as the loved her family and friends, Money, esq.

yet the “ desired rather to depart and be with Dennis O'Leary, esq. of Grosvenor-place, Christ,” that the might glorify and enjoy him to Miss Ellen Hutton, daughter of Dr. H. of for ever. Her demisc has occafioned an irre. the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. parable chasm in her family and the circle of

At Newington, William Mordue, esq. of her friends. Her remains were interred in Wallsend, Northumberland, to Miss Letitia Bunhill-fields burying ground. Macnab, of South-place, Kennington.

In Carter-lane, Doctor's-commons, M.. At Sunbury, W. T. Williams, efq. of Kyd Wake, printer, who, in the year 1795, Charlotte place, Bloomsbiny, to Miss Craw- was convi&ed of insulting his Majesty on his Thay, of Cyfartha, Glamorganthire.

way to the parliament-house, and suffered an Capt. C. Kempthorne Quath, of the Royal imprisonnient of five years for it. His death Navy, to Miss Mary Anne Owen, of Norfolk- was occafioned by his being crushed between street, Strand.

the wheel of a waggon and a poit in Paul's. John S. Story, esq. of St. Alban's, to Miss chain, St. Paul's Church-yard. B:idecake, of Craven-Itreet.

In Store-street, Bedford-square, Mrs. Leigh, At Acton, James Wolfe Murray, esq. of relict of Gerard L. esq. of Ductors'-commons, Cringlebe, North Britain, to Miss Isabella At Illington, Mrs. Ayscough, widow of Ms. Strange, eldest daughter of James S. esq. in the William A. of Windsor, 82. service of the East-India Company on the In Upper Seymour-freet, Portman-square, Madras establishment.

Lionel Colmore, ela. Mr. Francis Defanges, third son of William In Charlotte-itreet, Portland-place, the D. esq. of Spitalfields, to Miss Amelia Kufe, youngeft daugbter of David Sutherland, esq. eldest daughter of George K. erg. of Chi- In Charlotte-ftreet, Fitzroy-square, Robert chester.

Catts, efq. late commissary of the Bengal eltaAc Edmonton, James Lonsdale, elaq. of blishment, 51. Store-Street, Bedford-Square, to Miss Thorn- Lieutenant-colonel Bromfield, of Southfield, in ton, of Southgate.

Jaraaica, second brother to Stephen B. esq. of DIED.

Haffington Mains, Berwickshire. In Berner's-street, in his 46th year, Jobn In Cumberland-street, Mrs. Abernetbit, wie Opie, efq. Professor of Painting in the Royal of Jobn A. erg. Academy.--A particular account of ibis eminent At St. James's-palace, the Hor. Frants artist, will be given in our next Number. Fracy, first bed-chamber woman to her Ma.

Mrs. Blegborough, wife of Henry B. esq. of jesty, and only surviving sister of the late Richmond, Yorkihire, 71.

Viscount T. 93. In Broad.court, Bow-street, Mr. Mark At her mother's house, in Harley-ftreet, in Supple, a native of the south of Ireland, and the 19th year of her age, the Han. Mitt i upwards of 25 years a reporter of the debates Rodney, youngest daughter of Lady R. and in parliament for various newspapers. filer to the present Lord R.

Athis feat at Stanton Downham, Suffolk, in mains were deposited on the 28th of March, hia 79ch year, Charles Sloane, Earl of Cadogan, attended by his relations, two other gentle. Viscount Cbeljea, and a Trustee of the British men, and the clergy belonging to the Found. Muicum. This venerable nobleman was twice ling; several of the governors meeting the married. By his firit lady he had fix sons, funcral in the chapel to pay their last tributes three of whom died in the service of their to a departed and respected friend The fercountry. Thomas, who was in the royal vice was most folemnly performed by the Rev. navy, was lost in the Glorieux man of war; John Lee Martin, rector of St. George the George, who was in the service of the East. Martyr, Queen-square, the children of the indis Company, was killed in India; and Ed- hospital concluding it with a psalı appropria ward, who was a captain in the army, fell a ate to the melancholy occasion. victim to the climate, at St. Lucie. His In Westmoreland-itreet, Mary-le-bone, in Lordship's two eldest daughters, by his second her 27th year, Mrs. M Leacb, a beautiful marriage, are the wives of the Hon. and Rev. but unfortunate young woman, who for upGerald Valerian Wellesley, and the Hon. wards of three years performed many of the Henry Wellesley, brother tu Marquis Wels principal parts in Mr. l'ollins's company at lenley. His Lordship is succeeded in his titles the theatres of Portsmouth, Southampton, and estates by his fon, Charles Henry Viscount Chichester, and Winchester. She joined this Chelsea, now Earl of Cadogan.

company in September, 1802, and had been In Whitechapel, Mrs. Cuff, wife of Joseph during chat summer performing at Brighton. C. ela

She quitced Mr. Collins in the begi..ning of In Queen-square, Anna Maria, third daugh- 1806, with expectations which were cruelly. ter o J. Nailer, efq.

Jisappointed. in April, 1806, the went to In Mortimer-street, Cavendish-square, Mrs. Waterford in Ireland, where the remained but Toom fon.

a short time. She tried thic theatres of Youge Af his chambers in Lincoln's-inn, Walter hall and Trallee While at the latter place, Long, ela.

the received an offer from the managers of In Gracechurch-street, Fobr Poole Baratry, the Dublin theatre. After suffering many ea.

hardships, in travelling 100 miles in a comAt the Chapter Coffee-house, Paternoster- mon Irish car in the depth of winter, heing tow, Miss Elizabetb Brunn.

eleven days on the road, she arrived at Dube In Harley-Street, Lady Alfon, relict of Sir lin. Unfortunately, she did not please the R. A. bart. of Odell, Bedfordshire.

Dublin audience; and, after performing three At Stamford-hill, Henry George Heintz, ela. or four timnes, the gave it up and came to eldet son of Elias H.

London, with litcle money and no prospect of In Mile-cnd-road, Francis Newbam, ely: 74. any engagement. The vexation produced by

At Croom's-hill, Greenwich, Mrs. Allen, these and other unfortunate circumstances, 90.-7. Randall, ejq. formerly of Queenhithe. brought on a disorder which foon terminated

At his house in Queen's-square, Bloombu- her existence in the prime of life. ry, deeply lamented by all who knew him, At Brompton, aged 73, Sawrey Grilpin, dja. William George Sibley, fq. trealurer of the R. d. a celebrated painter, particularly of Hon. Eaft-India Company. In his official de- borses and wild animals. He was descended partment he invariably discharged his duty from an ancient family in the county of Cumwith fidelity and affiduity, and in all respects berland, which has given to the world many with fatisfaction to the company and honour characters justly celebrated for their talents to tiimself. He was a loyal subject, and a and virtues. He was born at Carlisle (or which real and true patriot. In private life, a ten- city his only surviving brother, Juseph Dacre der and affectionate husband, a steady friend Gilpin, esq. is the prelent mayor), and in early to the deserving, kind to the poor, and bene- youth, under the instruction of a moft excel. voleat to all. An enemy to all oftentation, lent and ingenious father, 'imbibed, along he was religious without the leait tincture with his late brother, the Rev. William Gilof bigotry, and strictly moral without the af- pin, the touriit, a ftrong propensity for the fectation of being better than others : through- polite arts. This was ripened as he advanced out life he stood approved in every sense of in life, into a conspicuous talent, and enabled the word a truly good and upright man. He him to execute paintings, which are juftly has bequeathed nearly the whole of his pro- admired for the great truth and spirit of the perty to his widow, whom he appointed exe- compofition, and extreme chatteneis of colourcutris to his will, and his brother executor; ing. His excellence consisted entirely in pour. and, being delirous to relieve them as much traying animals, the anatomy of which he as posiblevior personal attention to the trust, was completely conversant with, from the he added a gentleman of the law to ailit humbleft of the domestic tribe to the roaring them, leaving him a suitable legacy for the wanderers of the woods. He selected those in trouble it might occasion him. The late Mr. groupes, the admirable imitations of which Sibley had been many years a fellow of the will confer a lasting celebrity upon his name. Antquarian Society, and a governor of Christ's, Many of his most capital pictures are in the and likewise of the Foundling, Hospitals; un- pofletion of noblemen and collectors. The der the chapel of which latter charity bis re- Prince of Wales's and the Duke of Hamilton's Moxilly Mac. No. 150,

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collections are both enriched with the pro- for many years was very intifferent, but his ductions of his pencil; but, we believe, his spirits-seldom tailed ; and thougli for the latt chef-d'ouvre is in the pofletlion of Mr. Whit- two or three years he had been gradually debread. It confiits of a group of tigers, and clining, yet his death may in some degree be is a noble and spirited composition. He ex- attributed to grict, for the loss oi an hi hly. celled much in giving an exprefsion of terri- esteemed and respectable friend, who expired ble, but majestic fierceness, to that noblest of in the prime or life. The conduct of Colone! all animals, the lion; some of his fighter Hatfield, during the former part of his lite, Iketches, studied from the life, give a striking procured him, from his companions and ac. repreientation of the fullen dignity which is quaintance, the honourable epithet os benefit the peculiar characteristic of that royal ani- Jack Hatfield! That his attachment to e-ry mal. The etchings of cattle, which accom- friend thip was sincere, the circumitance bepany his brother's descriptive writings, are his fore-mentioned bears ample testimony: that productions.

Die was a faithful triend and well wither to At Plymouth, Lieutenant colonel Jobn Hate the united empire, the writer of this sketch field. He was born on the 14th of February, can truly affert; and that he was a meritorious 1738, at the seat of his father, the Rev. and loyal servant of the public, and deserving Leonard Hatfield, Killanure, near Athlone, the thanks of a grateful country and its illuf. in the county of Westmeath, Ireland Early trious sovereign, will be proved from the fol evincing a predilection for an active life, in lowing list of his services :the year 1755, he became a midshipman in 1755 | He served as a midshipman in the royal the royal navy; but "hortly after exchanging 1733}

navy. the naval for military service, he received 1757 Was appointed enfign in the 43d regia pair of colours in the 43d regiment of foot ; ment, and served in Nova Scotia against and was a partaker of the glory acquired by

the Acadians and Indians. the ever to be regretted Wolfe, on the plains 1759 At the reduction of Quebec, under Geof Quebec. During that war, he was engaged neral Wolte. in all the most memorable scenes of victory 1760 At the defence of Quebec, under Geand conquest in the western hemisphere, neral Murray; and at the reduction of which have med such luftre on the admini

Montreal, and Canada, under Loid Itration of the great William Pitt; and towards

Amhers. the conclufion of the contest, he was danger. 1761 At the reduction of Martinique, under ously wounded at Jamaica, by the falling of a General Monckton. barrack, caused by the explofion of a maga. 1762 With the light infantry of the army zine. At the peace that followed this series

under General Walth, at the reduction of victories, the regimenti returned to Eng

of the Grenades, St. Vincent's, and Band; and previous to the disaftrous war that St Lucie followed, he rose to the rank of captain of the At the taking of the Havannah, unda grenadiers. The regiment being detached to the Earl of Albemarie. America on the eve of that war, he was pre. 1763 Dangerously wounded at Jamaica. fent when the firf blood was unhappily spilled 1764 Returned to England, and continued in that conteft ; and during the continuance doing duty with the regiment. ut it, he was actively employed in a series of 1771 Purcbaled a captain-lieutenancy. arduous services, being chiefly both in that 1774 Went out with the regiment tó Boton, and the preceding war attached to the flank was then captain ut grenadlers, and companies. Towards the close of the war, ferved in that capacity in the folloisafter the surrender of Charlestown, South Ca

ing services: rolina, in confideration of his merit and ser- 1775 At Lexington, under the Duke of vices, and to relieve his conftitution, greatly Northumberland; under Sir William injured by the latter, he was appointed by Sir Howe at Bunker's Hill, Brook Line, Henry Clinton governor of the forts on Sula Long INand, White Plains, Fort Wait livan's Illande, commanding the approach to ington, New York Iand, Brandywine, chat towo by water, which he held during German Town, and in all the more the war. After the regiment returned to ments of that army during the winter England, his health being much inipaired, he and summer campaigns of 1727 and petitioued his Majegy for the command of an 1778. independent company; and soon after was, in Under Earl Cornwallis a fummer and conicquence of this application, appointed to winter's campaign through the Jerseys the garrifun of Plymouth, where he rcfided 1778 linder Sir Henry Clinton at the track in that capacity for many years, until the luit ation of Philadelphia ; at the atfair of alteration in that department, when he retired Monmouth, in the Jerseys. from the service on tull pay. On the 19th of March, 1783, he was appointed major in the

1779 7 At the fiege of Charlettowo, South army; and on the 14t of March, 1794, he role 1780 S Appointed governor of the fores on to the rank of lieutenant-colonel. From the

Sullivan's Illand. com;daints contracted during the space up 1783 Evacuated iad fusts, and returned to thirty years palled in active les vice, his health Eegland.


In Fleet-ftreet, Mr. Jobo Pridden, lately a indulgent parent, a fincere friend, and, in the bookseller there : one of the many infances Itrictest fenfe of the word, an honest man. that integrity and perseverance introduce their The following anecdote strikingly evinces the attendant votaries to ease, affluence, and satis. goodness of his heart: Seven years ago, os fiction. To animate others to appreciate the the failure of his less fortunate next door, value of oufullied honour, or bear up against neighbour, he invited him to his house, and the torrent or itern oppreilion, a few particue relinquished bufiness, to give him the opporlars respecting the life of this truly worthy tunity of keeping on the spot : his kind in. man cannot be bere omitted. He was born teations met with success; and he frequently July 20, 1728, at Old Martin-hall, in the exprelled the pleasure he felt at seeing his parishes of Ellesmere and Whittington, in friend prosger under his roof. Shrophire, of very respectable and rather In Great Cumberland-place, Sir Hyde wealthy parents. But his father dying when Parker, admiral of the red, the fecund he was only twelve years old, and his mother son of Vice-Admiral Sir Hyde Parker, marrying again, the object of our remarks baronet. He entered into the naval service. (son experienced the most unmerciful and of his country when very young, under the Cruel treatment of his itep-father. Indeed, auspices of his father, and after having the severity he endured was to great that he served as a petty officer on board the Squirrel, was frequently laid up, and often rescued by was removed into the Brilliant; in which his neighbours from the tyrannic grasp of his he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, father in-law. Nothing could subdue the in- on the 25th of January, 1758. From this exurule temper o his foster parent; and the thip he accompanied his father, in the same opprested youth determined to leave his home, capacity, on board the Norfolk, then under aast try his fortune in the metropolis. This orders for the East Indies, and having arrived. happened toon after the breaking out of the there, was very rapidly promoted to the rank. Freach war in 1744, when, having proceeded of Port-Captain, by commillion-bearing date on his journey as far as Worcelter, and find July 18ta, 1703. The thip be took the. ing there a hot press for foldiers, he did not command of on this occafion is said, by Mr. Telfth the prubability of a military attachment, Hardy, to have been the Bcilaine, though no. but adopted what he conceived to be the least such thip appears on the list of the royal navy. of two evils, and returned. For this felf. From this period till the year 1775 the naval. detentive offence he was regularly and fyftem- annals are fient concerning him; in the. atically thrashed every Tuesday and Saturday latter year, we find him appointed to the fur nearly three years, when, unable aný Phenix, in which he proceeded to North langer to endure his unmerited sufferings, he America, where he distinguished himself in once more bade an eternal adieu to his unpro- various petty encounters, particularly, when pitious habitation, and arrived in London on having, on the 9th of October, 1776, bçen Lbe 5th of March, 1748, where he foon detached with the Roebuck and Tartar under found protectors in the late Mr. Nourse, of his orders, he forced a passage, above the the Straad, and Mr. Richard Manby, of Lud- American works at Jeftry's Hook, on York gate-hills the latter of whom he succeeded Illand. For his conduct on this occasion, ia bufiaefs. He married, March 27, 1757, his Majesty was pleased to confer on him the Anne, daughter of Mr. Humphry Gregory, of honour of knighthood. Though Sir Hyde Twemlow, near Whitchurch, Shropihire, by continued in active service in the lime leas whom he had fourteen children, nine of whom for the two succeeding years, nothing particu. dled young, of the small-pox, and two fonslarly interesting occurred, and the Phenis and three daughters now survive him. His being in want of a complete repair, he rewife died April 1, 1801. The libraries of turned in her to England about the beginning muy very eminent and distinguished charac of the year 1779. Sir Hyde ftill retained ten palled through his hands; his offers on the command of the fame thip in which he purchafing them were liberal; and, bcing con- was ordered at the close of the year to Jatent with small profits, he foon found himself maica. He sailed in the month oi December, fupported by a numerous and respe&able fet in company with Sir George, afterwards of inends, not one of whom ever quitted him. Lord Rodney, wli was destined for Gibraltar. Hefore the American revolution, his house Sir Hyde braving parted company, proceeded was the rendezvous of the clergy of that with the convoy, which had been consigned country and when that unfortunate event to his charge, to the place of his destination, took place, both his purse and his table were and having seen it fate into port, continued open to their wants About twenty-two years to cruise in those feas with confiderable fuce ago he becatue totally blind, but was relieved cess, till the month of October, when a tremen. from that malady by the judicious hand of dous hurricane, which then laid wastcalmost the Baron de Wenzel, and enjoyed his eye-light, whole of the islands in that quarter of the world, to the lat. He was naturally of a weak habit proved fatal to the Phenix. She was wrecked of body; but his extreme temperance and uns on the iland of Cuba, aiter having received interrupted complacency of mind insured to the greatest injury during the tempeft: of kim 18 almost conftant flow of health and the crew, twenty were unfortunately washed fpirits. To do good was his delight; to come overboard with the main matt; all the 16 tounicate happiness to all he could was his mainder, together with Sir Hyde, ainounting Docufinum. He was a mol amiable and to wo hundred and forly perfons reached

the shore in safety. In this disastrous and French fleet, in which engagement the Ca Ira, trying situation, the abilities of the com- of eigbty guns, and the Censeur, of feventymander phone conspicuously; by bis exhorta- four, became prizes to Admiral (hoce Lord) tions the survivors were animated to use every Hotham, who had succeeded to the command exertion for their preservation, not only from in the Mediterranean On the 1st of June, their immediate evils, but from those they 1795, Sir Hyde was further advanced to be might naturally apprehend. They were cast vice-admiral of the red. No other very reon a thore in the poffeffion of their enenie“; markable occurrence happened during his where Sir Hyde Parker, with indefatigable service in those feas, excepi a fecond skirnih industry, caused a temporary fortification to with the French fquceron, on the 13th of be ereded, and having procured some can- July, in which l'Alcide, of leventy-four glas, non, together with ammunition, from the surrendered, but was afterwards unfortunately wreck, caused them to be mounted in the blown up. Sir Hyde returned to Engliru in beft manner he could, so as to command the year 1796, and was very soon afterwards the approach. He had also the precaution appointed to the Jamaica station, where, by to send off immediately his first lieutenant, the judicious arrangement of his cruisers, t.e Mr. Archer, in one of the ship's boats, to moit materially annoyed the trade of the Jamaica, for assistance, and had the gocd enemy. Having remained there three years fortune, in seven days after the loss of the he returned to England, and was almost imship, to be relieved from his anxiety for his mediately appointed to a coms and in the brave companions in distress, by the arrival of Channel Aeet. Nothing interesting occurred effels which conveyed them in safety to in this species of service, neither are there Montego Bay. Soon after this disafter, Sir any further particulars worth noticing till his Hyde arrived in England, and was appointed appointment to the chief command of the feet to the Goliath, of seventy-four guns, a fhip deltincd for the Baltic, on which occafion he then under equipment for the Channel service. boifted his flag on board the London. After In this command he accompanied Lord Howe, the conclusion of the treaty, which the me. in September, 1782, on the expedition for morable engagement at Copenhagen produced, the relief of Gibraltar, and in the partial en- Sir Hyde ftruck his Aag, fince which time he counter which took place on that occasion has not occupied any active situation in the between the British feet and the combined naval service of his country. On the 14th armament of France and Spain, led the var, of February, 1799, he was raised to the and had four men killed, with one of his rank of admiral of the blue squadron; he was lieutenants, and the master, togecher with further promoted to be admiral of the white fourteen seamen or marines, wounded. Peace on the 23d of April, 1804; and, lastly, un taking place foon after this perivd, Sir Hyde the 9th of November, 1805, tu the fame returned to England in the Goliath, and again rank in the red squadron. failed to Gibraltar on the 14th of October, Edward Eawards, efq. R A.-This gen1783. On his second return from thence, tleman wis born in the parıth of St Anne, the Goliath was stationed as a guard-thip at Sobo, in the year 1737. He had to condPortsmouth, and he retained the command of derable advantage from a regular claffical her during the usual period. On the apprc- education, being at first intended for a genhended rupture with France in the year 1787, teel mechanical employment, as beit fuited Sir Hyde was appointed to the Orion, of to the limited means and prospects of his la: seventy-four guns ; but the point in dispute mily; from whom, if he did not inherit for: being soon adjusted, the Orion was put out of tune, he more happily derived an indepeii. commission, and Sir Hyde became unemploy- dent spirit, which dignified his thoughts and ed. He continued in retirement from the actions through life. He fo avalled himself, service till the month of Alay, 1790, when he however, of opportunities, that he foon bereceived the command of the Brunswick, of came well founded in general grammar or seventy-four guns, on the prospect of a rup- principles of language, and particularly su ture with Spain; but this form soon sub- the knowledge of the French tongue, ma wbich Siding like the preceding, Sir Hyde again re- he was thought to have acquired nearly the figned his comniand. Hoftilities having com. vernacular pronunciation. His weakly frame menced against France in the year 1793, Sir determined the tigure of his body, and in Hyde was, on the 1st of February, proinoted proportion as this more and more manifefted to the rank of rear-admiral of the white, and deformity, lo did the powers of bis mind accepted the ftation of first captain to Lord seemingly augment. Notwithftanding the Hood, who was appointed chief in comniand many examples of this kind, befides that ef in the Mediterranean; he accordingly pro- the illattrions Pope, it does not appear tas ceeded thither in the Vi&ory, from which phyfiologists lave offered any thing esplana hip he some time afterwards removed into tozy or hypothetical on the subject Mat the St. George, and hoisted his fag as com- montel gives an account of a gentleman (M. mander of a squadron. On the 12th of April, Vuuvenurgue) whole delect in fgmitetry of 1794, he was advanced to be rear-admiral of body was amply compensated by Ins extraat the red, and on the 4th of June following, to diary twental endownients. V'ery euly, be vice-admiral of the blue. Not long after however, Mr. Edwards thewed ligns of a dife he had been raised to the latter tank, he way position tuvourable to the SiQrt Arts 1st present the partial cascuntes with the a piedilpolation of mind esiita mere ut lets


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