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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 Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (historien).) - 1840 - 357 pages
...and luxury she resisted 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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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...and luxury she resisted 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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History of Europe: From the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 1

Archibald Alison - 1849
...genins of her husband has raised him to the most exalted situation in Europe. In every situation of life he has reclined on the bosom of a faithful friend...Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker, the minister, perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy." GIBBON, Autobiography, Miscellaneous Works, i....
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 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...on the bosom of a faithful friend; and Mademoiselle Curchad is now the wife of M. Necker, the minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy....
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Volume 1

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1853
...genius of her husband has raised him to the most exalted situation in Europe. In every situation of life he has reclined on the bosom of a faithful friend...Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker, the minister, perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy." GIBBON, Autobiography, MiscilWorkt, i. 10Ö-108....
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - 1853
...genius of her husband has raised him to the most exalted situation in Europe. In every situation of life he has reclined on the bosom of a faithful friend...Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker, the minister, perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy." GIBBON, Autobiography, Msc,7laiiewu Works, i....
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 6

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...luxury she resisted tho 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. 1 After spending nearly five years at Lausanne, he returned to England in May, 1758. The following...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - 1856 - 1007 pages
...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 returned to England, and took...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 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...minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy.1 After fpomling nearly five years nt Lausanne, lie returned to England in Mar, 1758. The...
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