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Sir Harbottle Grimstone..] Something fell from Cloberry that does a little concern me, of a word slipped from me, , . That the presenting the speaker to the king was a compliment, &c.' I spoke what I meant, viz. “That the choice of a speaker is an ačt done by the house, and there needed nothing more to be done.” When we are called by the authority of the king’s writ, surely it is to do some work, and I believe there never was more work to do than now. Nothing but an act of omnipotence can carry us through it.