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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 762 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 spending nearly five years nt Lausanne, he returned to England in May, 1758. The following...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 762 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.' After spending nearly five years at Lausanne, lie returned to England in May, 1708. The following is...
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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...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...the bosom of a faithful friend ; and Mademoiselle Gurchod is now the wife of M. Necker, the minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy.1...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1862
...hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous situation in Europe. In every change of prosperity and disgrace,...he has reclined on the bosom of a faithful friend j and Mademoiselle Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker, the Minister, and perhaps the Legislator,...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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 ev<_ry change of prosperity and disgrace he has reclined on the bosom of a faithful friend; and Mademoiselle...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 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 spending nearly five years at Lausanne, ho returned to England in May, 1758. The following...
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Half-hours with the Best Letter-writers and Autobiographers ..., Volume 2

Charles Knight - 1868
...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. " The third portion of Gibbon's Autobiography ends at the year 1770, when he has to recount the death...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 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...the bosom of a faithful friend ; and Mademoiselle Gurchod is now the wife of M. Necker, the minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy.1...
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An Elocutionary Manual: With an Introductory Essay on the Study of ...

Hiram Corson - 1875 - 432 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...friend ; and Mademoiselle Curchod is now the wife of M. Neckar, the minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy.* * The celebrated Madame...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1883
...genius of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous situation in Europe. In every change oí prosperity and disgrace, he has reclined on the bosom...and perhaps the Legislator, of the French monarchy.' | Gibbon wrote when the husband of his .old love was trying to redeem France from destruction by financial...
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