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43 ENGLISH OPINION OF FRENCIf SOCIETY. IT may at first sight be censured as-a departure from the general design of these slight pages, to introduce' any allu- sion to the manners of foreign countries, as exhibited in their own journals, me- moirs, and letters. But when it is con- sidered how deeply our own manners are now becoming assimilated with theirs, it may not be thought quite irrelevant to the subjects under consideration, to take a cursory view of the habits of society in a neighbouring metropolis, so far as they may be likely to affect and influence those of our own country, avoiding every thing public or political, or general, and confining the few cursory remarks to be