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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 Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1896 - 435 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 Mr. Necker the Minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French Monarchy. [Such as I am, in Genius...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1898 - 279 pages
...wealth as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genius of her husband has exalted him 10 to the most conspicuous station in Europe. In every...and perhaps the legislator of the French monarchy. 15 Such as I am, in genius or learning or manners, I owe my creation to Lausanne. It was in that school...
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The Memoirs of the Life of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1900
...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 Whatsoever have been the fruits of my education, they must be ascribed to the fortunate...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 pages
...Alvares; D'Hermanches, Zamore; De St. Cierge, Gusman; M. de Gentil, Monteze; and Madame Denys, Alzire. change of prosperity and disgrace he has reclined...and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy. "THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE" It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing...
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Representative Biographies of English Men of Letters

Charles Townsend Copeland, Frank Wilson Cheney Hersey - 1909 - 642 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 conspicuous station in Europe. In every phoses, finished the Conic Sections with M. de Traytorrens, and went as far as the 1nfinite series;...
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History of Christianity: Comprising All that Relates to the Progress of the ...

Edward Gibbon - 1916 - 86 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...perhaps " the legislator, of the French monarchy, "t "It is difficult to explain why," says James Cotter Morison, "Gibbon's " solitary and innocent...
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The Works of Edward Gibbon, Volume 13

Edward Gibbon - 1907
...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 Mr. Necker the Minister, and perhaps the legislator, of the French Monarchy. Such as I am, in Genius...
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The London Magazine, Volume 19

1827
...she resisted the temptations of wealth, as she had sustained the hardships of indigence. The genins of her husband has exalted him to the most conspicuous...has reclined on the bosom of a faithful friend ; and Alademoiselle Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker, the minister, and perhaps the legislator of the...
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supplement to a manual of french composition

...the tranquillity and cheerfulness of the lady herself, and my love subsided in friendship and esteem Mademoiselle Curchod is now the wife of M. Necker,...and perhaps the legislator, of the French monarchy. EDWARD GIBBON, Memoirs of my Life and Writings. 84.* A DISABLED SOLDIER'S STORY. I was born in Shropshire,...
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