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One in and one out. --The late Dr. Mathews used to tell a story of a gentleman who was as huge, though not so witty, as Falstaff.--It was his custom, when he traveled, to book two places, and thus secure hat; the inside to himself. He one day sent his servant to book for Bath. The man returned with the following pleasing news; "Sir, I have booked you; there were not two places inside left, so I booked you one in and one out"