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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-03-01-02-0002-0005-0007

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1780-09-07

Thursday 7th of September 1780.

Holiday for the first Class, but not for the rest of the School.
Reading a Volume of the Spectator I found this.1
Nothing very remarkable to day.
1. Here follow, on about two pages in the Diary, 31 lines cited by JQA as coming from “Spectator Vol 9th. page 270–271,” which appeared in The Spectator No. 628, 3 Dec. 1714 (ed. Bond, 5:147–148). The piece is the entire first scene of Act V of Addison's play Cato.