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" I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted sentiment. "
The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics - Page 452
1796
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...pofk-fiion as the fupreme or the fole happinefs of our being. I need not blufli at recollecting the objeft of my choice; and though my love was difappointed...was once capable of feeling fuch a pure and exalted fentimenf. The perfonal attractions of Mademoifelle Sufan Curchod were embelliflied by the virtues...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1796
...pofTelfion as the fupreme or the fole happincfs of our being. I need not blufli at recollefting the objeft of my choice ; and though my love was difappointed...am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling fiich a pure and exalted fentiment. The perfonal attractions of Mademoiftlle Sufan Curchod were embelliflied...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 8

1797
...poffeflion as the fupreme or the fo'le happinefs of our being. I need not blulh at recollecting the objedt of my choice ; and though my love was difappointed...rather proud that I was once capable of feeling fuch si pure and exnlted fentiment. The perfonal attractions of Mademoifelle Sufan Curchord were embellilhed...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once 'capable of feeling such a pure and exalted...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 pages
...and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice ; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted...
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being. I need not blush at recollecting the object of my choice; and though my love was disappointed of success, I am rather proud that I was once capable of feeling such a pure and exalted...
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