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It may rather be said TEN, for though two thirds may set on foot the measure, three fourths must ratify.
Poor Sophia, who had first set on foot this reconciliation, was now made the sacrifice to it.
Yet so many people were there, still, to whom those riots taught no lesson of reproof or moderation, that a public subscription was set on foot in Scotland to defray the cost of his defence.