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" M great man operated very strongly in him in the very beginning of his life, and continued to the very end of it. One day as he was looking over some papers in his scrutoire with Lord Cadogan, he opened one of the little drawers, took out a green purse,... "
Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men - Page 162
by Joseph Spence - 1820 - 302 pages
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The Literary chronicle and weekly review, Volume 2, Issues 33-83

1820 - 856 pages
...MarlboraugK > Avarice. — This mean passion of that great man operated very strongly in him in the verv beginning of his life, and continued to the very en'd of it. One <!ay, ai he was looking over some papers in his scrutoire with Lord Cadogan, he opened one of the little...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1820 - 570 pages
...liberty in the other; but there was none of his money at stake in either. This mean passion of that great man operated very strongly in him in the very...green purse, and turned some broad pieces out of it. After viewing them for some time, with a satisfaction that appeared very visibly on his face; " Cadogan,...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1820 - 570 pages
...liberty in the other; but there was none of his money at stake in either. This mean passion of that great man operated very strongly in him in the very...papers in his scrutoire with Lord Cadogan, he opened ('lie of the little drawers, took out a green purse, and turned some broad pieces out of it. After...
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The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued ..., Volume 7

1821 - 384 pages
...passion of that great man, operated very strongly in him in the very heginning of his life, and continned to the very end of it. One day, as he was looking over some papers in his scrntoire with lord Cadogan, he opened one of the little drawers, took ont a green pnrse, and tnrned...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 4

1825 - 492 pages
...liberty in the other : but there was none of hi < money at slake in cither —This mean passion of that great man, operated very strongly in him in the very...One day, as he was looking over some papers in his gcrutoire with lord Cadogan, be opened one of the little drawers, took out a green purse, and turned...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 10

1826 - 372 pages
...Pope speaks of him as one who would " Now save a kingdom, and now save a groat." One day as the dnke was looking over some papers in his scrutoire with Lord Cadogan, he opened one of the drawees, took out a green purse, and turned some broad pieces out of it, and after viewing them for...
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The Percy Anecdotes, Revised Edition: To which is Added, a Valuable ...

1852 - 670 pages
...speaks of him as one who would 1 • Now .-AM- a kingdom, and now вате a groat." One day as the duke was looking over some papers in his scrutoire with Lord Cadogan, he opened one of the drawers, took out a green purse, and turned юте broad pieces out of it, and after viewing them for...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1843 - 532 pages
...liberty in the other, but there was none of his money at stake in either. " This mean passion of that great man operated very strongly in him in the very beginning of his life, and continued to the end of it. One day, as he was looking over some papers in his scrutoire with Lord Cadogan, he opened...
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Memoirs of the court of England from ... 1688 to the death of ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1843 - 530 pages
...liberty in the other, but there was none of his money at stake in either. " This mean passion of that great man operated very strongly in him in the very beginning of his life, and continued to the end of it. One day, as he was looking over some papers in his scrutoire with Lord Cadogan, he opened...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumes 16-17

1849 - 608 pages
...as the Duke was looking over some papers in liis scrutoire, he opened one of the little drawers and took out a green purse and turned some broad pieces...viewing them for some time with a satisfaction that was very visible in his face : ' Cadogan, (saya he,) observe these pieces well ; they deserve to be...
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