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CHAPTER VIII.

Further progress of our painter in his way to Banco Regis--- Obliged to decamp froin Charlotte Street--His trip to Leicester-Returns secretly to town, and is obliged to paint in his own hay-loft-Removes to Lambeth, and from thence to East Sheen-His amusements there, &c.

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CHAPTER IX.

Morland departs from Sheen, and takes up his abode in Queen Anne Street, East From thence to the Minories--Advice of his landlady-Harrassed with continual apprehensions of a prison-Constantly changing his place of residence to avoid that evil-Takes up his abode in the house of a religious cobler at Kennington Green

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CHAPTER X.

The long harvest of prosperity Morland expected to reap from the fruits of his labours at Hackney is all blasted by an incident quite unforeseen—The generous remuneration made to our painter by the Bank, for breaking open his boxes, &c.

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CHAPTER XI.

Tired of London, Morland resolves upon an excursion to Mr. Surgeon Lynn's, beautiful cottage at Cowes, in the Isle of Wight Is obliged to leave this friendly asylum-The active vigilance of the magistrate upon a wise occasion-Our travellers seized as spies—Brief account of that curious transaction, &c.

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CHAPTER XII.

Journey from Yarmouth to the King's Bench-Our painter takes a house in the Rules-Paints a great num. ber of fine pictures, and makes drawings Remains there till discharged by an act of the legislature--Removes to Highgate for the benefit of the air, in consequence of a slight fit of apoplexy.

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Our painter, by the exertions even of his then declining talents, is enabled to settle his litigious dispute, and provide for three persons, one of whom was very expensive-Refrains in a great measure from drinking spiritsThe good effects of abstaining from such a poisonous beverage, &c.

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CHAPTER XIV.

Fickleness and irresolution of our painter, where his interest was evident, an apparent contradiction to his obstinacy in pursuit of many things directly contrary to his advantage-Sums paid him by his brother for a day's painting, towards the latter end of July, 1804_Last drawing he made for him, in the month he died

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CHAPTER XV.

The melancholy news of poor Morland's death made known to his friend, two days after it happened-His

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