PITHY QUOTES FROM PAST MASTERS
These cursed people at Grill's though I called and wrote, and saw the Clerks and received promises and assurances over and over, and sent the things in time, missed the Ship that was to sail this day sennight, by which you will be a fortnight later in receiving the things, than you expected. What the consequences may be the Lord knoweth, but there is no help for it.
The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham. #323, To Samuel Bentham, 30 August-4 September, 1779