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Books Bücher 11 - 19 von 19 in ... When he talked to me, as a philosopher, of his contempt of the world, I asked...
" ... When he talked to me, as a philosopher, of his contempt of the world, I asked him what he meant by getting so many new titles, which I called the hanging himself about with bells and tinsel. He had no other excuse for it, but this, that, since the... "
The Old Halls, Manors and Families of Derbyshire - Seite 30
von Joseph Tilley (of Derby, Eng.) - 1892
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New general biographical dictionary, Band 11

Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose, Thomas Wright - 1848
...had no other excuse for it but this, that, if the world were such fools as to value those matters, a man must be a fool for company : he considered them...yet rattles please children ; so these might be of uso to his family." By his first wife, daughter SAV of Henry Spencer, earl of Sunderland, be had a...
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Bishop Burnet's history of his own time: from the restoration of Charles II ...

Gilbert Burnet - 1850 - 949 Seiten
...had no other excuse for it but this, that, since the world were such fools as to value those matters, a man must be a fool for company : he considered them...children ; so these might be of use to his family. His heart was much set on raising his family ; but, though he made a vast estate for them, he buried...
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A New General Biographical Dictionary, Band 11

Hugh James Rose - 1857
...had no other excuse for it but this, that, if the world were such fools as to value those matters, a man must be a fool for company : he considered them...children ; so these might be of use to his family." By his firet wife, daughter of Henry Spencer, earl of Sunderland, he had a son William, who succeeded...
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Burnet's History of My Own Time: A New Edition, Based on that of M. J. Routh ...

Gilbert Burnet - 1897
...had no other excuse for it but this, that, since the world were such fools as to value those matters, a man must be a fool for company : he considered them...children : so these might be of use to his family. His heart was much set on raising his family : but though he made a vast estate for them, he buried...
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The Life and Letters of Sir George Savile, Bart., First Marquis of ..., Band 1

Helen Charlotte Foxcroft, George Savile Marquis of Halifax - 1898 - 587 Seiten
...no other excuse for it, but this, that, since the world were such fools as to value these matters, a man must be a fool for company : he considered them...children : so these might be of use to his family. His heart was much set oil raining his family.'1 ' In this way,' says Macaulay,6 ' he tried to gratify...
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Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - 1919
...had no other excuse for it but this, that, since the world were such fools as to value those matters, a man must be a fool for company. He considered them...children; so these might be of use to his family. The picture as a whole is clever and specious, but misleading. Halifax was vivacious indeed, but certainly...
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With the Wits: Shelburne Essays, Tenth Series, Band 10

Paul Elmer More - 1919 - 311 Seiten
...had no other excuse for it but this, that, since the world were such fools as to value those matters, a man must be a fool for company. He considered them...children; so these might be of use to his family. The picture as a whole is clever and specious, but misleading. Halifax was vivacious indeed, but certainly...
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Shelburne Essays: With the wits

Paul Elmer More - 1919
...had no other excuse for it but this, that, since the world were such fools as to value those matters, a man must be a fool for company. He considered them...children; so these might be of use to his family. The picture as a whole is clever and specious, but misleading. Halifax was vivacious indeed, but certainly...
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A Character of the Trimmer

Helen Charlotte Foxcroft - 1946 - 354 Seiten
...had no other excuse for it but this, that since the world were such fools as to value these matters a man must be a fool for company; he considered them...children; so these might be of use to his family. His heart was much set on raising his family.' This last shrewd touch, one feels, in part explains...
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