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" A rich banker of Paris, a citizen of Geneva, had the good fortune and good sense to discover and possess this inestimable treasure ; and in the capital of taste and luxury she resisted the temptations of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence.... "
Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives - Page 101
by Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...luxury she resisted the temptations gf wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most...friend ; and Mademoiselle Curchod is now the wife of M. Neckar, the minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy. Whatsoever have been the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...luxury she resisted the temptations of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most...and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy." In the course of this residence at Lausanne, Gibbon was converted again to the religion of his parents....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...luxury she resisted the tempta-. tions of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships, of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous station in Eu-. rope. In every change of prosperity and disgrace • See Oeuvres de Rousseau, torn, xxxiii. p....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...;is she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to toe most conspicuous station in Europe. In every change...the bosom of a faithful friend ; and Mademoiselle Cure hod is now the wife of M. Neckar, the minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy....
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...luxury she resisted the temptations of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous station in Europe. In every change of * See (Euvres de Rousseau, tom- xxxiii. pp. 88, 89, octavo edition. Aa an author, I shall not appeal...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...temptations of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband had exalted him to the most conspicuous station in Europe. In every change of prosperity »nd disgrace he has reclined on the bosom of a faithful friend ; and Mademoiselle Curcliod n now the...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...luxury she resisted the temptations of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous station in Eur9pe. In every change of * See CEuvres de Houssuau, torn, xxxiii. pp. 88, 89, octavo edition. As...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836
...luxury, she resisted the temptation of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous station in Europe ; and Mademoiselle Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker." In 1758 he received permission to return...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837
...luxury, she resisted the temptation of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous station in Europe ; and Mademoiselle Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker." ID 1758 he received permission to return...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1839 - 455 pages
...luxury she resisted the temptations of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most...and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy. (10) Whatsoever have been the fruits of my education, they must be ascribed to the fortunate banishment...
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