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Lord North had little reason to congratulate himself when he ventured
on an interruption with Burke. In a debate on some economical question,
Burke was guilty of a false quantity--"Magnum vect[)i]gal est
parsimonia." "Vect[=i]gal," said the minister, in an audible
under-tone. "I thank the noble lord for his correction," resumed the
orator, "since it gives me the opportunity of repeating the inestimable
adage--"Magnum vect[=i]gal est parsimonia." (Parsimony is a great

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