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" I think, held out a purse of one hundred sequins, as a reward to any adventurer who would take a boat and deliver this unhappy family. "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 302
1799
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - 1800 - 230 pages
...with his whole family, thus remained imprifoned by the waves, and in momentary danger of deftruction. They were difcovered from the banks, ftretching forth...remaining arch were continually dropping into the water. s In this extreme danger, a nobleman, who was prefent, a count of Pulverini, I think, -held out a purfe...
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The Columbian phenix and Boston review, Volume 1

1800 - 452 pages
...with his whole family, thus remained imprifoned by the waves, and in momentary danger of deflrucHon. They were difcovered from the banks, ftretching forth...fuccour, while fragments of this remaining arch were continua ly dropping into the water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman, who was preient, a count of...
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The Scrap-book, Or, A Selection of Interesting and Authentic Anecdotes

1825 - 180 pages
...the bank stretching forth their hands, screaming, and imploring succour, while fragments of the only remaining arch were continually dropping into the water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman who was present, the Count of Pulverini, held out a purse of one hundred •sequins, as a reward to any adventurer...
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Table-talk; Or, Selections from the Ana: Containing Extracts from the ...

George Moir - 1827 - 326 pages
...They were discovered from the banks, stretching forth their hands, screaming, and imploring succour, while fragments of this remaining arch were continually...water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman, who was present, a Count of Pulverini, I think, held out a purse of one hundred sequins, as a reward to any...
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The Encyclopedia of Anecdotes: Illustrative of Character and Events from ...

George Ramsay - 1828 - 636 pages
...They were discovered from the banks, stretching forth their hands, screaming, and imploring succour, while fragments of this remaining arch were continually...water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman, who was present, a Count of Pulverini, held out a purse of one hundred sequins, as a reward to any adventurer...
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Walpoliana

Horace Walpole - 1830 - 168 pages
...They were discovered from the banks, stretching forth their hands, screaming, and imploring succour, while fragments of this remaining arch were continually...water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman, who was present, a count of Pulverini, I think, held out a purse of one hundred sequins, as a reward to any...
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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - 1833
...They were discovered from the banks, stretching forth their hands, screaming, and imploring succor, while fragments of this remaining arch were continually...water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman who was present, held out a purse of one hundred sequins, as a reward to any adventurer who would take a boat...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 336 pages
...They were discovered from the banks, stretching forth their hands, screaming, and imploring succor, while fragments of this remaining arch were continually...water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman who was present, held out a purse of one hundred sequins,f as a reward to any advcnturer who would take a boat...
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Rural Repository, Volume 16

1840
...their hands, sereaming and imploring sueeor, while fragments of this remaining areh were eontinually dropping into the water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman who was present, a Count of Pulverint, held out a purse of one hundred sequins, as a reward to any adventurer...
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The Peace Reading-Book; Being a Series of Selections ... Condemnatory of the ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1844 - 171 pages
...from the banks, stretching forth their hands, screaming, and imploring succour, while fragments of the remaining arch were continually dropping into the- water. In this extreme danger, a nobleman who was present held out a purse of one hundred sequins, as a reward to any adventurer who would take a boat...
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