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...me of it, for I don't trust to my own judgment, which may be seduced by self-love." After a fit of apoplexy, Gil Blas ventured in the most delicate manner to hint to his grace that "his last discourse had not altogether the energy of his former ones." To this the archbishop replied, "You are yet too raw to make proper distinctions. Know, child, that I never composed a better homily than that which you disapprove. Go, tell my treasurer to give you 100 ducats. Adieu, Mr. Gil Blas;I wish you all manner of prosperity, with a little more taste."--Le-sage, _Gil Blas_, vii. 3 (1715).
AR'CHER (_Francis_), friend of Aimwell, who joins him in fortune-hunting. These are the two "beaux." Thomas viscount Aimwell marries Dorinda, the daughter of lady Bountiful. Archer hands the deeds and property taken from the highwaymen to sir Charles Freeman, who takes his sister, Mrs. Sullen, under his charge again.--George Farquhar, _The Beaux' Stratagem_ (1707).
ARCHIBALD (_John_), attendant on the duke of Argyle.--Sir W. Scott, _Heart of... Sage, Alain-Rene Le
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